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

66°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 2:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Springfield, Capital Airport IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Springfield, Capital Airport IL
 39.84°N 89.63°W (Elev. 564 ft)
1:38 am CDT May 25, 2016
3am CDT May 25, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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