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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 19 Aug 6:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Athens IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Athens IL
 40°N 89.68°W (Elev. 614 ft)
6:38 pm CDT Aug 19, 2017
7pm CDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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