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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 20 Aug 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield, Capital Airport IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 100. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield, Capital Airport IL
 39.84°N 89.69°W (Elev. 584 ft)
12:54 pm CDT Aug 20, 2017
3pm CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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