Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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

23°C

73°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 20 km/h
Barometer 1013.9 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 25 May 10:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Springfield IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South southwest wind 16 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 14 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 14 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 13 to 16 km/h.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South southwest wind 16 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 14 to 16 km/h, with gusts as high as 26 km/h.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 14 to 19 km/h increasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 14 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 29 km/h.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South wind 13 to 18 km/h, with gusts as high as 27 km/h.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Springfield IL
 39.78°N 89.63°W (Elev. 183 m)
9:24 pm CDT May 25, 2016
11pm CDT May 25, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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