Potential For Heavy Rainfall, Flooding, And Severe Weather Over The Central Part Of The Country Over The Holiday Weekend

A slow moving low pressure system will bring the potential for several rounds of heavy rainfall over the weekend. The potential exists for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas. Severe thunderstorms will also be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Jul 3:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

Flash Flood Watch July 3, 01:00am until July 4, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 59. East wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 71. East southeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 64. East wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 64 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Low around 59. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 71. East southeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 64. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.8°N 89.66°W (Elev. 600 ft)
3:07 am CDT Jul 2, 2016
4am CDT Jul 2, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 8, 2016
 
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