The National Weather Service is forecasting near record high temperatures today AND a chance for severe weather.  Here's the latest!

National Weather Service

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT TOWARD THE END OF THE DAY AND INTO THE EVENING HOURS...MAINLY FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...AND NORTHWEST KENTUCKY.
IF STORMS DO DEVELOP...ONE OR TWO STRONG STORMS CANNOT BE RULED OUT...WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN THE MOST LIKELY HAZARDS.