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Heavy rain and severe weather will exacerbate ongoing flooding in the central and southern U.S.

Additional heavy rain will increase the threat of flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. There is a High Risk of excessive rainfall for parts of ArkLaTex, as well as the Mid-Mississippi and Lower Ohio River Valleys on Saturday. Severe thunderstorms, some of which could include significant tornadoes and very large hail, are also possible on Saturday for much of the same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 24 Feb 1:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Petersburg IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers.  Low around 36. East northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 48. East wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers likely between 9pm and midnight.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 20 mph becoming west in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 49. West southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 36. South wind around 8 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Low around 36. East northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 48. East wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then showers likely between 9pm and midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Breezy, with a southeast wind 13 to 20 mph becoming west in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 49. West southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30. South southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 36. South wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday
A chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Petersburg IL
 40°N 89.85°W (Elev. 551 ft)
12:54 am CST Feb 24, 2018
2am CST Feb 24, 2018-6pm CST Mar 2, 2018
 
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