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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

48°F

9°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 29 Apr 11:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00pm
Flood Warning until April 30, 08:30am
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Flash Flood Watch
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00pm
    Flood Warning until April 30, 08:30am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Temperature rising to around 63 by 5am. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 72. South southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 47. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Temperature rising to around 63 by 5am. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 72. South southeast wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 47. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 600 ft)
9:38 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
12am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 5, 2017
 
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