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

24°C

75°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 13 km/h
Barometer 1014.7 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 24 May 9:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 10 to 14 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 10 to 14 km/h.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
10:08 pm CDT May 24, 2016
10pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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