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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

17°C

63°F

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 19 km/h
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 7°C (45°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 3 May 2:52 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Overnight

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Sunday

    Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 10%

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. South wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Isolated showers before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 13 to 18 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. South wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 13 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 24 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
2:57 am CDT May 3, 2015
4am CDT May 3, 2015-6pm CDT May 9, 2015
 
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