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Heavy snow in the Rockies, Fire weather threat in the Southwest, and Heavy rainfall threat for the weekend in the Southern Plains into the Ohio Valley

Heavy snow is expected in the northern and central Rockies. There is a critical to elevated fire risk across the Southwest. A few severe storms are expected from the Southeast States into the Great Lakes and portions of the Central Plains on Thursday. Heavy rainfall is forecast through the weekend with a threat for significant flooding for the Southern Plains into the Mississippi Valley Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Mostly Cloudy

13°C

56°F

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SW 13 km/h
Barometer 1008.1 mb (29.77 in)
Dewpoint 7°C (44°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 27 Apr 5:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

Flash Flood Watch April 28, 07:00pm until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly between 11am and 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 18. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 18 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 13. South southeast wind 8 to 16 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 17. Northeast wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 17 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 14. East southeast wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts in excess of 4 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 14 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 23. South wind 16 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 9. Southwest wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 9 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 13 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly between 11am and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 18. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 13. South southeast wind 8 to 16 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 17. Northeast wind 14 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 14. East southeast wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts in excess of 4 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 23. South wind 16 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 9. Southwest wind 16 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday
A chance of showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
3:38 pm CDT Apr 27, 2017
6pm CDT Apr 27, 2017-6pm CDT May 4, 2017
 
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