Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Current conditions at

St. Louis Regional Airport (KALN)

Lat: 38.89°NLon: 90.03°WElev: 518ft.

Fair

95°F

35°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index105°F (41°C)
Last update 5 Jul 6:50 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

New Douglas IL

Excessive Heat Warning until July 7, 11:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 7, 11:00pm

    NOW until
    11:00pm Thu

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and noon.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8am and noon. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind 6 to 8 mph becoming west in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
New Douglas IL
 38.98°N 89.67°W (Elev. 620 ft)
5:56 pm CDT Jul 5, 2022
7pm CDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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