Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Sunday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Aug 8:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. East wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East southeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester IL
 39.75°N 89.55°W (Elev. 554 ft)
6:24 pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
9pm CDT Aug 24, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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