Multiday Heat Wave Forecast For Much of Central/Eastern U.S.

A major summer heat wave is forecast midweek into this coming weekend across much of the central and eastern states and lingering in the southwest. The combination of temperature and humidity will lift the heat index above 100 in many locations with 110 or higher possible in the warmest locations. There will be nearly no relief at night with overnight low temperatures in the upper 70s and 80s. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Henderson City (KEHR)

Lat: 37.82°NLon: 87.68°WElev: 384ft.

Light Rain

76°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 16 Jul 2:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Old Shawneetown IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 90. West wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 90. West wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. North wind 3 to 8 mph. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Old Shawneetown IL
 37.72°N 88.05°W
3:16 pm CDT Jul 16, 2019
3pm CDT Jul 16, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 22, 2019
 
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