Dry and Windy Across the Central Rockies; Flash Flood Threat in the South; Possible Midweek Coastal Storm for New England

Dry and windy conditions across portions of the Central Rockies are contributing to an enhanced wildfire threat early this week. On Tuesday, heavy rainfall setting up along a slow moving front will bring a flash flooding threat to portions of the South from northern Louisiana to southern South Carolina. A coastal storm may bring soaking rain and gusty winds to portions of New England midweek. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 88.85°WElev: 466ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Oct 2:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Mount Vernon IL

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: Sunny, with a high near 72. Light south southwest wind.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 47. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers likely between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy frost before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind.

    Patchy Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Columbus Day
Sunny, with a high near 72. Light south southwest wind.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 47. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers likely between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Patchy frost before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Calm wind.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Mount Vernon IL
 38.29°N 88.94°W
3:15 pm CDT Oct 14, 2019
3pm CDT Oct 14, 2019-6pm CDT Oct 20, 2019
 
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