Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today; Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Too

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Mostly Cloudy

26°C

79°F

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed N 17 km/h
Barometer 1018.8 mb (30.10 in)
Dewpoint 13°C (56°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 1 Jul 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. North northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming east after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. East wind around 11 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 15. East wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 21. East southeast wind 13 to 23 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.

    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. East wind 11 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 18 °C

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. East northeast wind around 11 km/h becoming north northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 30 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. North northeast wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. East wind around 11 km/h.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 15. East wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 21. East southeast wind 13 to 23 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 18. East wind 11 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. East northeast wind around 11 km/h becoming north northwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. North northwest wind 5 to 8 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
2:54 pm CDT Jul 1, 2016
3pm CDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 8, 2016
 
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