Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 8:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 600 ft)
7:54 am CDT May 25, 2016
9am CDT May 25, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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