Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Expected in the Midwest

Showers and scattered thunderstorms are expected in the Central U.S., from Oklahoma up to the northern Great Lakes. The potential exists for 1 to 2 inches of rainfall, with the greatest amounts likely across northern Oklahoma and eastern Kansas. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe, with hail and damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Mostly Cloudy

27°C

80°F

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed N 11 km/h
Barometer 1019.4 mb (30.12 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (70°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (83°F)
Last update 26 Aug 12:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. East wind around 11 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 8 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind 5 to 13 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 8 km/h in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. East wind around 11 km/h.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. East wind 8 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind 5 to 13 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Calm wind.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 8 km/h in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
12:24 pm CDT Aug 26, 2016
1pm CDT Aug 26, 2016-6pm CDT Sep 1, 2016
 
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