Dangerous Heat Building in the South; Severe Storms From Plains To MS Valley

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat will also continue for some western areas. Elsewhere, a front moving through the central U.S. may produce severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Plains and MS Valley through Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 9 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.75 in
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 19 Jul 11:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mendota IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 75. South southeast wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers.  Low around 65. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 75. South southeast wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers. Low around 65. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Mendota IL
 41.54°N 89.1°W
11:17 pm CDT Jul 19, 2018
12am CDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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