Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Southern Plains

A slow moving storm system is expected to produce a multi-day heavy rainfall and flash flooding event across much of the Central to Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley regions. Severe weather may produce large hail and high winds, but also a threat of tornadoes, across Texas and spreading on Wednesday into the Lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Read More >

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Fair

53°F

12°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 12:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Carbondale IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 66. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 80. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 63. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 66. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 80. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 63. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind around 7 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 8 to 14 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Carbondale IL
 37.72°N 89.23°W
12:15 am CDT May 24, 2022
1am CDT May 24, 2022-6pm CDT May 30, 2022
 
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