Mississippi Valley Summer Heat Wave; Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Possible to the North

A dangerous summer heat wave will continue much of the Plains, Mid/Lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast U.S. today and Thursday. Areas of severe thunderstorms may occur today and again on Thursday from parts of the northern/central Rockies and High Plains into the Ohio Valley and Carolinas. Excessive rainfall over similar areas may bring flash flooding today and Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bloomington, Monroe County Airport (KBMG)

Lat: 39.14°NLon: 86.62°WElev: 843ft.

Fair

88°F

31°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed W 10 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 6 Jul 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bloomington IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Light and variable wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Bloomington IN
 39.17°N 86.52°W (Elev. 794 ft)
2:15 pm EDT Jul 6, 2022
2pm EDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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