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 >

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Fair

96°F

36°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index109°F (43°C)
Last update 6 Jul 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Carbondale IL

Excessive Heat Warning until July 7, 09:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 7, 09:00pm

    NOW until
    9:00pm Thu

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 111. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 99 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Light and variable wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 111. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. North northeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 65. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light south southwest wind.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Carbondale IL
 37.72°N 89.23°W
2:29 pm CDT Jul 6, 2022
2pm CDT Jul 6, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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