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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Current conditions at

Springfield - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI)

Lat: 39.85°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 587ft.

Overcast

-4°C

24°F

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed W 6 km/h
Barometer 1035.8 mb (30.56 in)
Dewpoint -8°C (17°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 9 Dec 11:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 0. South wind 5 to 14 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 0 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Cloudy, with a low around -2. South southeast wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.

    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 9am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 4. South wind 21 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then Rain
    Likely

    High: 4 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. South wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: -2 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. West wind 10 to 16 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind around 8 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near -1.

    Partly Sunny

    High: -1 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Calm wind.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 0. South wind 5 to 14 km/h.
Saturday Night
Cloudy, with a low around -2. South southeast wind 14 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 34 km/h.
Sunday
A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 9am and 11am, then rain likely after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 4. South wind 21 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. South wind 16 to 21 km/h becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. West wind 10 to 16 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. South wind around 8 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near -1.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near -7.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -13.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near -8.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -5.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
11:38 pm CST Dec 9, 2016
12am CST Dec 10, 2016-6pm CST Dec 15, 2016
 
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