Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 1 May 10:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 11 to 16 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 59. North wind around 7 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West southwest wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 11 to 16 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.8°N 89.66°W (Elev. 600 ft)
9:24 pm CDT May 1, 2016
11pm CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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