Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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 76%
Wind Speed S 13 km/h
Barometer 1015.8 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 17°C (62°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 25 May 7:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 14 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South southwest wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 31 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 19 to 24 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 14 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South southwest wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 16 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
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)
6:08 am CDT May 25, 2016
8am CDT May 25, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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