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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed W 17 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 27 May 12:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Athens IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Isolated Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 9 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Athens IL
 40°N 89.68°W (Elev. 614 ft)
12:27 pm CDT May 27, 2015
2pm CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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