Dry and Windy Across the Central Rockies; Flash Flood Threat in the South; Possible Midweek Coastal Storm for New England

Dry and windy conditions across portions of the Central Rockies are contributing to an enhanced wildfire threat early this week. On Tuesday, heavy rainfall setting up along a slow moving front will bring a flash flooding threat to portions of the South from northern Louisiana to southern South Carolina. A coastal storm may bring soaking rain and gusty winds to portions of New England midweek. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

64°F

18°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Oct 3:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles E Petersburg IL

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: Sunny, with a high near 64. South wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. South southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 11 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Columbus Day
Sunny, with a high near 64. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. South southeast wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 11 to 13 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles E Petersburg IL
 40.02°N 89.79°W (Elev. 600 ft)
3:40 pm CDT Oct 14, 2019
3pm CDT Oct 14, 2019-6pm CDT Oct 20, 2019
 
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