Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

A slow moving cold front will bring multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms from the central Plains into the Great Lakes through Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Partly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 24 Jun 11:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ESE Petersburg IL

Flash Flood Watch until June 26, 07:00am
Tornado Watch until June 25, 04:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Tornado Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until June 26, 07:00am
    Tornado Watch until June 25, 04:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain.  Low around 70. South southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 73. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 85. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain. Low around 70. South southeast wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 73. South wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 85. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ESE Petersburg IL
 39.98°N 89.8°W (Elev. 600 ft)
11:54 pm CDT Jun 24, 2021
12am CDT Jun 25, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 30, 2021
 
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