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Strong thunderstorms are possible from southwestern Texas to northern Maine on Saturday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Saturday from southwestern Texas to northern Maine. Primary threats will be damaging wind gusts with marginally severe hail also possible. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall could produce flash flooding from the lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio 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.

Light Rain

68°F

20°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 May 6:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Today

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then occasional showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 74. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.8°N 89.66°W (Elev. 600 ft)
7:27 am CDT May 30, 2015
8am CDT May 30, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 5, 2015
 
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