Sat, 25 May: Isolated showers, with Hazards – L: 71°, H: 82°

Springfield’s weather forecast for today, as of 5:15 AM on Saturday, the 25th of May. Overnight, isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Then, Saturday, isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Saturday Night, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Next, Sunday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Sunrise today will be at 5:36 am and the sun will set at 8:15 pm.

There is one local weather hazard at the time of this report. Here’s that local weather hazard.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Illinois and east central Illinois. Day one. Tonight. A few strong to possibly severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening, mainly north of I-72. The main severe weather threat through early evening will be damaging winds and large hail, with isolated tornadoes a risk north of I-72. Days two through seven. Saturday through thursday. There will be periodic chances for thunderstorms through Sunday night, then again Tuesday night into Wednesday. The best chances of any severe weather during this time frame will be late Saturday afternoon into Saturday night and again Tuesday night. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will be needed through early evening north of I-72.

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Fri, 24 May: Isolated showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 65°, H: 87°

Today’s Springfield Illinois weather outlook, as of 5:16 AM on Friday, the 24th of May. Overnight, isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Then, Friday, isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Friday Night, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Then, Saturday, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:36 am and the sun will set at 8:14 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Illinois and west central Illinois. Day one. This afternoon and tonight. There is a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms overnight along and southwest of a Macomb to Springfield line. Gusty winds and hail are main risks. Days two through seven. Friday through wednesday. Moderate flooding will continue along the Illinois River from Henry to Peoria, while major flooding continues near Havana and downstream from Beardstown through at least early next week. There will be additional periodic chances for thunderstorms Friday through Wednesday. There is a slight chance of severe thunderstorms Friday evening with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes risks. Some of these storms could also produce locally heavy rainfall during this weekend and again Tuesday and Wednesday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed overnight along and southwest of a Macomb to Springfield line.

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Thu, 23 May: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, with Hazards – L: 64°, H: 81°

Today’s Springfield Illinois weather outlook, reported at 5:15 AM on Thursday, the 23rd of May. Overnight, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Then, Thursday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Thursday Night, a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Then, Friday, a 30 percent chance of showers before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:37 am and the sun will set at 8:13 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Illinois and east central Illinois. Day one. Tonight. There is a slight risk for severe weather tonight. Thunderstorms will develop across northern Missouri late this afternoon. then will spread into the Illinois River Valley this evening. The storms will then shift eastward to the I-55 corridor toward midnight. Given the moderately unstable and highly sheared airmass in place, some of the storms will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts and large hail. Days two through seven. Thursday through tuesday. There will be additional periodic chances for thunderstorms Friday through Tuesday. Some of these storms could produce locally heavy rainfall. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed tonight. particularly between 10pm and 3am.

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Wed, 22 May: Partly sunny, with Hazards – H: 82°, L: 65°

Today’s weather forecast for Springfield Illinois, created at 5:15 AM on Wednesday, the 22nd of May. Today, partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Next, Tonight, a chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. South wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Thursday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Next, Thursday Night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Sunrise today will be at 5:38 am and the sun will set at 8:12 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Illinois and west central Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. There is a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms late this evening and tonight. Damaging winds and large hail are the primary concerns. Localized flash flooding is also possible. Moderate flooding continues for portions of the Illinois River from Henry through Beardstown. Days two through seven. Thursday through tuesday. Moderate flooding continues for portions of the Illinois River from Henry through Beardstown with the river holding steady or seeing slight rises through the weekend or early next week. There will be additional periodic chances for thunderstorms Thursday through Tuesday. Some of these storms could produce locally heavy rain. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed this evening. particularly after 7 pm.

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Tue, 21 May: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 49°, H: 66°

Today’s weather forecast for Springfield Illinois, created at 5:16 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Overnight, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 49. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Then, Tuesday, showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 66. Breezy, with an east wind 14 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tuesday Night, showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 59. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Then, Wednesday, sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:39 am and the sun will set at 8:11 pm.

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Flood Watch. Periods of Heavy Rain Today and Tonight. Flash flood watch in effect through late tonight. The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a. Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and west central Illinois, including the following areas, in central Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, Marshall, Mason, McLean, Menard, Peoria, Piatt, Sangamon, Shelby, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford. In east central Illinois, Moultrie. In west central Illinois, Cass, Fulton, Knox, Morgan, Schuyler, and Scott. Through late tonight. Additional rainfall today and tonight over nearly saturated ground may lead to flash flooding across portions of central Illinois. Steady moderate to occasionally heavy rain will continue to overspread the region this morning. Soils are already near saturated for much of the area, especially along and north of the Illinois River valley which has received heavy rainfall over the past several days. Strong thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall over a short period of time will return this evening and tonight. Up to a couple inches of rain are possible through late this evening along with locally higher amounts. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. Flash flood watch in effect through late tonight. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois and west central Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. Major flooding continues for portions of the Illinois River from Havana downstream. There is a risk for severe thunderstorms and flash flooding this evening into tonight. Damaging winds and localized flash flooding are the primary concerns. An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Days two through seven. Wednesday through monday. While river levels will continue to fall along the Illinois River, flooding will persist through the upcoming week. There will be additional periodic chances for thunderstorms Friday through Monday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed this evening.

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Mon, 20 May: Mostly sunny – H: 64°, L: 50°

Today’s weather outlook for Springfield Illinois, as of 6:31 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Then, Tonight, a 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Tuesday, showers likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with an east wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Then, Tuesday Night, showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 60. Breezy, with a southeast wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Sunrise today will be at 5:39 am and the sun will set at 8:10 pm. See you tomorrow!

Mon, 20 May: Mostly sunny – H: 64°, L: 50°

Today’s Springfield Illinois forcast, as of 5:16 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 64. And then, Tonight, a 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Tuesday, showers likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with an east wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Next, Tuesday Night, showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 60. Breezy, with a southeast wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Sunrise today will be at 5:39 am and the sun will set at 8:10 pm. Stay tuned for weather updates since the weather’s always changing.

Sun, 19 May: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 67°, H: 77°

Springfield’s weather conditions for today, as of 5:15 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Overnight, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Looking ahead, Sunday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Sunday Night, partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Next, Monday, mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Sunrise today will be at 5:40 am and the sun will set at 8:10 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. Scattered thunderstorms are possible late this morning into this afternoon east of the Illinois River Valley. A few of the storms may briefly be strong or severe. The main hazards are damaging winds and perhaps some hail. Southwest winds will gust 30 to 35 mph late this morning into the afternoon, causing some difficult travel for high profile vehicles. Days two through seven. Monday through saturday. Additional strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Tuesday evening and Tuesday night. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is possible late this morning into this afternoon.

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Sat, 18 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 86°, L: 65°

Springfield’s forecast for today, created at 5:16 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Then later, Tonight, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Sunday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 21 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Next, Sunday Night, partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:41 am and the sun will set at 8:09 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. Scattered thunderstorms are possible starting late this afternoon and evening and continuing into tonight. There is a marginal risk that some of these storms could be severe. The main hazards are damaging winds and large hail. Days two through seven. Sunday through friday. Additional strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Sunday and again on Tuesday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is possible this afternoon and evening.

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Fri, 17 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 89°, L: 65°

Today’s Springfield Illinois weather conditions, as of 5:15 AM on Friday, the 17th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. West southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Looking ahead, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 65. Saturday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Looking ahead, Saturday Night, showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 63. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Sunrise today will be at 5:42 am and the sun will set at 8:08 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. There is a slight chance of thunderstorms along and north of the I-74 corridor today. The chance for severe thunderstorms should stay well north of the I-74 corridor. Days two through seven. Saturday through thursday. A strong storm system will likely impact the region over the weekend. There will be a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday into Sunday. Although considerable uncertainty in the evolution and timing of this system continue, damaging winds and hail appear to be the main severe weather threats. Another strong storm system is possible Tuesday into Wednesday. At this time, it appears severe thunderstorms will be possible again. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

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