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Deep Cold Trough Meets Gulf Moisture with Significant Impacts Across the Western and Central U.S.

A deep trough and associated cold front is bringing much below normal temperatures in the west, with low elevation snows. Strong winds and widespread snow, will impact the Great Basin, western mountains, and the Plains. The slowing front, will bring prolonged waves of heavy rain across the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes. Significant icing forecast north of the heavy rain. Big warm up east. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Overcast and Breezy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed S 25 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.0 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Feb 12:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles S Springfield, Capital Airport IL

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 61. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 69. South wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain showers before 4am, then freezing rain between 4am and 5am, then sleet, possibly mixed with freezing rain after 5am.  Low around 31. West southwest wind 11 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Showers then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. East northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely before 2am, then rain and snow likely between 2am and 5am, then rain likely after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 51.

    Chance Rain
    then Cloudy

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 61. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 69. South wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain showers before 4am, then freezing rain between 4am and 5am, then sleet, possibly mixed with freezing rain after 5am. Low around 31. West southwest wind 11 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. East northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Rain likely before 2am, then rain and snow likely between 2am and 5am, then rain likely after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A chance of rain before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 51.
Friday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles S Springfield, Capital Airport IL
 39.82°N 89.69°W (Elev. 551 ft)
11:25 am CST Feb 19, 2018
12pm CST Feb 19, 2018-6pm CST Feb 25, 2018
 
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