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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

26°C

79°F

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Vrbl 9 km/h
Barometer 1018.5 mb (30.09 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (83°F)
Last update 21 Aug 8:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between noon and 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. South wind around 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 22 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. West southwest wind 11 to 14 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. North northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between noon and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. South wind around 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 28. West southwest wind 11 to 14 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. North northwest wind 8 to 13 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
8:38 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
9am CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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