Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 23 Apr 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after 1am.  Low around 48. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, mainly before 1pm.  High near 58. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 42. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight
Showers, mainly after 1am. Low around 48. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers, mainly before 1pm. High near 58. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 42. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston IL
 39.48°N 88.19°W (Elev. 650 ft)
6:38 am CDT Apr 23, 2021
7am CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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