Dangerous Heat Lingers in the Southern U.S.; Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms in the Midwest

Heat advisories linger across the Southern Plains and the Lower Mississippi Valley today for hot temperatures and dangerous heat indices. Also, Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain will roll through the Midwest. Expect flash flooding, damaging winds, large hail and even a few tornadoes from the Central Plains and Mid Mississippi Valley to the western Ohio Valley and Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Mattoon / Charleston, Coles County Memorial Airport (KMTO)

Lat: 39.48°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 722ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed S 10 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 15 Jul 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mattoon IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind around 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind around 9 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 7 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light and variable wind.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Mattoon IL
 39.49°N 88.39°W (Elev. 732 ft)
12:26 pm CDT Jul 15, 2020
1pm CDT Jul 15, 2020-6pm CDT Jul 21, 2020
 
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