Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi 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.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 24 May 10:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.8°N 89.66°W (Elev. 600 ft)
10:38 am CDT May 24, 2016
11am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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