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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Fair

21°C

70°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 28 May 8:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 10 °C

  • Sunday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Monday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 11 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South southwest wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 13 to 16 km/h becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. North northeast wind around 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
7:12 pm CDT May 28, 2015
10pm CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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