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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

49°F

9°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 3:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Athens IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Steady temperature around 51. North wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 70. East northeast wind 11 to 17 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Steady temperature around 51. North wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 70. East northeast wind 11 to 17 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Monday Night
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 43. West southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Athens IL
 40°N 89.68°W (Elev. 614 ft)
3:54 am CDT Apr 30, 2017
4am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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