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Heavy snow in the Rockies, Fire weather threat in the Southwest, and Heavy rainfall threat for the weekend in the Southern Plains into the Ohio Valley

Heavy snow is expected in the northern and central Rockies. There is a critical to elevated fire risk across the Southwest. A few severe storms are expected from the Southeast States into the Great Lakes and portions of the Central Plains on Thursday. Heavy rainfall is forecast through the weekend with a threat for significant flooding for the Southern Plains into the Mississippi Valley Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Overcast

55°F

13°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill54°F (12°C)
Last update 27 Apr 7:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

Flash Flood Watch April 28, 07:00pm until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly between 10am and 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 54. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 62. East northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 57. East southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 73. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly between 10am and 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 54. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 62. East northeast wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 57. East southeast wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 73. South wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.8°N 89.66°W (Elev. 600 ft)
6:54 pm CDT Apr 27, 2017
8pm CDT Apr 27, 2017-6pm CDT May 4, 2017
 
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