Arctic Cold Front to Bring Areas of Heavy Snow and Much Below Normal Temperatures to the Central U.S.

A strong cold front will sag south across the central U.S. today through this weekend with heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies into the central Plains, Great Lakes, and eventually the Northeast. Much below normal temperatures will spread across much of the northwest and north-central U.S. this weekend into next week. Heavy rain near the Gulf may bring flooding in the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Overcast

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 27 Jan 8:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Springfield, Capital Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. East southeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then rain or freezing rain likely between midnight and 3am, then snow and freezing rain likely after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 11 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy, with a high near 31. North wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. North northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 23 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. East southeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then rain or freezing rain likely between midnight and 3am, then snow and freezing rain likely after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 11 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Cloudy, with a high near 31. North wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. North northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield, Capital Airport IL
 39.84°N 89.69°W (Elev. 584 ft)
6:39 am CST Jan 27, 2023
9am CST Jan 27, 2023-6pm CST Feb 2, 2023
 
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