Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Overcast

51°F

11°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 2 May 4:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 58. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 58. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 600 ft)
4:38 am CDT May 2, 2016
5am CDT May 2, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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