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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Light Rain

69°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 15 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.57 in (1001.2 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 4:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Springfield, Capital Airport IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. South southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. East wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 68. South southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Monday Night
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. East wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Springfield, Capital Airport IL
 39.84°N 89.63°W (Elev. 564 ft)
5:08 pm CDT Apr 30, 2017
5pm CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 7, 2017
 
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