Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

University of Illinois - Willard (KCMI)

Lat: 40.03°NLon: 88.28°WElev: 741ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 20 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Champaign IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. East southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. East southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South southeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 68. East southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 60. East southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South southeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Champaign IL
 40.1°N 88.23°W (Elev. 748 ft)
11:38 am CDT May 17, 2021
12pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 23, 2021
 
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