Flash Flood Watches in Southeast and Tennessee Valley; Critical Fire Weather in California; Severe Weather in Upper Midwest

Flash flood watches are in effect today in parts of the Southeast and Tennessee Valley from organized areas of heavy to excessive rainfall. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions are likely across northern California with offshore winds and dry conditions. Finally, a strong cold front will produce severe thunderstorms across the Upper to Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

A Few Clouds

81°F

27°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 15 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Sep 6:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield, Capital Airport IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 64. South wind 9 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.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. North northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 52. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 64. South wind 9 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.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. North northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 52. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. South southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield, Capital Airport IL
 39.84°N 89.69°W (Elev. 584 ft)
6:54 pm CDT Sep 20, 2021
7pm CDT Sep 20, 2021-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2021
 
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