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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain Fog/Mist and Windy

50°F

10°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 28 G 35 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.7 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 29 Apr 4:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield, Capital Airport IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
Flood Warning May 1, 09:10am until May 3, 11:30am
Flash Flood Warning until April 29, 11:15pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Flood Warning
Flash Flood Warning
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
    Flash Flood Warning until April 29, 11:15pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 57. East northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 49. Northeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 72. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Heavy
    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 57. East northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 49. Northeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 72. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Monday Night
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield, Capital Airport IL
 39.84°N 89.69°W (Elev. 584 ft)
3:55 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
5pm CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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