Significant Weather Hazards from Storms on the West coast and in the Mississippi Valley

A powerful West Coast storm is likely to produce areas of heavy rain with life-threatening flash flooding, especially on burn scars, high winds, and significant waves along the coast. Scattered severe storms capable of damaging winds gusts, isolated large hail, and tornadoes, including larger tornadoes EF-2 or greater is expected in parts of the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Overcast

14°C

57°F

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed E 15 km/h
Barometer 1007.5 mb (29.75 in)
Dewpoint 13°C (56°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 24 Oct 12:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield, Capital Airport IL

Flash Flood Watch until October 25, 12:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until October 25, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Southeast wind 16 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 21 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 10. West southwest wind 21 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 10 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 13 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 15. Light and variable wind becoming east 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 15 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. East southeast wind around 11 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Southeast wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 17 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Southeast wind 16 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 10. West southwest wind 21 to 26 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. North northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 km/h.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 15. Light and variable wind becoming east 8 to 13 km/h in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. East southeast wind around 11 km/h.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 17. Southeast wind 13 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 9.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 14. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield, Capital Airport IL
 39.84°N 89.69°W (Elev. 178 m)
12:24 pm CDT Oct 24, 2021
1pm CDT Oct 24, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 30, 2021
 
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