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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Partly Cloudy

19°C

67°F

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed W 11 km/h
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint 11°C (52°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 22 May 10:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 20 °C

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 27 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South southeast wind 8 to 13 km/h increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 11 to 14 km/h.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 22 to 27 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 km/h.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 23 to 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
8:42 pm CDT May 22, 2015
12am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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