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Winter storm to bring heavy snow from the Plains to New England through Monday

A storm system in the central U.S. will push east setting the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow is forecast from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, freezing rain is possible. Gusty winds and blowing snow could lead to blizzard conditions for parts of the Midwest.
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3 Miles S Springfield, Capital Airport IL

7 Day Forecast

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Lincoln, IL Local Forecast Office

Late
Afternoon

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 35 °F

Tonight

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: 10 °F

Monday

Gradual Clearing

Gradual
Clearing

High: 20 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 16 °F

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 35 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 24 °F

Wednesday

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

High: 30 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

Low: 6 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Late Afternoon Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow, mainly before midnight. Low around 10. Wind chill values between -1 and 4. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 14 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Monday Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 20. Wind chill values between -6 and 4. North northwest wind 11 to 16 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 35. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
  • Saturday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
  • Sunday A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 36.