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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Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 9:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Athens IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 7am, then isolated showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 7am, then isolated showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. North northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 64. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Athens IL
 40°N 89.68°W (Elev. 614 ft)
9:38 am CDT May 3, 2016
10am CDT May 3, 2016-6pm CDT May 9, 2016
 
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