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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

31°C

88°F

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 7 km/h
Barometer 1014.6 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint 26°C (78°F)
Visibility 14 km
Heat Index39°C (102°F)
Last update 21 Jul 9:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until July 22, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Heat index values as high as 44. South southwest wind around 11 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 37 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind around 11 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 42. Southwest wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West southwest wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 29. North wind 8 to 13 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Heat index values as high as 44. South southwest wind around 11 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind around 11 km/h.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 42. Southwest wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West southwest wind 5 to 14 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 29. North wind 8 to 13 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
9:54 am CDT Jul 21, 2017
11am CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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