Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

A slow moving cold front will bring multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms from the central Plains into the Great Lakes through Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Current conditions at

Taylorville, Taylorville Municipal Airport (KTAZ)

Lat: 39.53°NLon: 89.33°WElev: 623ft.

Thunderstorm Rain in Vicinity

68°F

20°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.93 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 25 Jun 6:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Taylorville Municipal Airport IL

Flash Flood Watch until June 26, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until June 26, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 72. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 85. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 72. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 85. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Taylorville Municipal Airport IL
 39.54°N 89.33°W (Elev. 604 ft)
5:38 am CDT Jun 25, 2021
7am CDT Jun 25, 2021-6pm CDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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