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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

A Few Clouds

83°F

28°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed SW 10 G 17 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 4 May 2:52 pm CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Late
    Afternoon

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Late Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 600 ft)
11:27 am CDT May 4, 2015
4pm CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 11, 2015
 
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