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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Rain Fog/Mist

18°C

64°F

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 26 km/h
Barometer 1010.4 mb (29.84 in)
Dewpoint 17°C (63°F)
Visibility 10 km
Last update 20 Feb 3:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Wed

    Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 16. South wind around 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 19. Breezy, with a south wind 26 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    High: 19 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain showers before 5am, then a chance of freezing rain and sleet. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around -2. West wind around 24 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.  New sleet accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Wintry
    Mix

    Low: -2 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. North wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 3 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of sleet after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Northeast wind 16 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 24 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow/Sleet

    Low: -1 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of freezing rain before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. East wind 11 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Freezing Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 8 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 4. East wind 11 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 4 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 11.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 16. South wind around 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 48 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 19. Breezy, with a south wind 26 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain showers before 5am, then a chance of freezing rain and sleet. Some thunder is also possible. Low around -2. West wind around 24 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible. New sleet accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. North wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers between 1am and 4am, then a chance of sleet after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Northeast wind 16 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 24 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of freezing rain before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 8. East wind 11 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 4. East wind 11 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 11.
Friday Night
Showers, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 4.
Saturday
Showers, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 12.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 10.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 1.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 12.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
3:24 am CST Feb 20, 2018
4am CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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