Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Overcast

52°F

11°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 8 May 5:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Carbondale IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. East southeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 56 by 10pm, then rising to around 64 during the remainder of the night. South southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 3pm.  High near 72. South southwest wind 14 to 18 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Scattered showers, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. East southeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 56 by 10pm, then rising to around 64 during the remainder of the night. South southeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 3pm. High near 72. South southwest wind 14 to 18 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Scattered showers, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63. North northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. East northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. East northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. East northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Carbondale IL
 37.72°N 89.23°W
6:16 am CDT May 8, 2021
6am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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