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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

A Few Clouds

13°C

55°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.29 in (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint 11°C (52°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 23 May 4:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Today

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 26 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 13 to 18 km/h in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southeast wind 11 to 13 km/h.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South southeast wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 24 to 29 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 19. Breezy, with a south wind 24 to 32 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind 26 to 29 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
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)
3:57 am CDT May 23, 2015
6am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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