Threat For Heavy Rainfall And Flash Flooding Continues From The Mid South To The Mid Atlantic; Critical Fire Weather Over The Western U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring a continued threat for heavy rainfall and flooding from portions of the Mid South to the Ohio Valley and Mid Atlantic through midweek. Some areas could see locally significant flooding. Out west,very dry humidity combined with gusty winds will lead to a continued threat for critical fire weather and dry thunderstorms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 24 Sep 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. West southwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. West southwest wind 7 to 11 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 600 ft)
12:50 pm CDT Sep 24, 2018
2pm CDT Sep 24, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 30, 2018
 
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