Thunderstorms in Florida and Central U.S.; Fire Weather Threats in North Plains

Strong to severe storms may linger in Florida as a slow moving cold front continues east. A weather system in the Central U.S. may produce strong thunderstorms in the Middle Mississippi Valley. A Canadian cold front will produce gusty winds and critical fire weather threats in the North Plains. Fire weather threats are also elevated in Guam. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Marion - Williamson County Regional Airport (KMWA)

Lat: 37.77°NLon: 89.01°WElev: 486ft.

Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed W 13 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 25.00 mi
Last update 6 May 3:45 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Marion IL

Severe T-storm Watch until May 6, 06:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until May 6, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Thu

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. West northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 42. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 54. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 71. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. West northwest wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 42. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 54. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 71. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. North northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Marion IL
 37.73°N 88.92°W
3:59 pm CDT May 6, 2021
4pm CDT May 6, 2021-6pm CDT May 12, 2021
 
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