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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the central Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, including parts of southern Nebraska and eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma and western Missouri. Thunderstorms with large hail, locally-damaging wind and a tornado or two are likely across these areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Sangamon County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Today Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Temperature falling into the 70s by late afternoon. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening... Then numerous showers and thunderstorms after midnight. lows in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
  • Thursday Night Cooler. Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
  • Friday Breezy...cooler. Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. West winds 20 to 25 mph.
  • Friday Night partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
  • Saturday Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
  • Sunday Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 60s.
  • Sunday Night Through Tuesday Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 60s.