Springfield, IL (62701)

2:04 PM CDT on April 29, 2017 (GMT -0500)
SW Springfield | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 602 ft 39.78 °N, 89.69 °W | Updated 11 seconds ago

Overcast
Overcast
50.5 °F
Feels Like 50.5 °F
N
1.1
Wind Variable Wind from NW
Gusts 2.5 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 500 ft
Dew Point 50 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 1.61 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:01 AM 7:51 PM
Waxing Crescent, 15% visible
METAR KSPI 291852Z 07014KT 3SM -TSRA BR OVC005 11/10 A2992 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W-N RAE27B46 TSE1755B40 SLP133 P0006 T01110100
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 500 ft
Dew Point 50 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 1.61 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:01 AM 7:51 PM
Waxing Crescent, 15% visible
METAR KSPI 291852Z 07014KT 3SM -TSRA BR OVC005 11/10 A2992 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W-N RAE27B46 TSE1755B40 SLP133 P0006 T01110100

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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 10:53 AM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sangamon river at Riverton.
* From Monday morning until Wednesday morning.
* At 945 am Saturday the stage was 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue to
rise to near 24.6 feet by early Tuesday morning.The river will fall
below flood stage by early Wednesday morning.



                  Fld observed forecast 6am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue

Sangamon river
Riverton 23 8.0 Sat 10 am 14.3 22.6 24.6



Lat... Lon 3981 8943 3971 8943 3984 8959 3985 8979
      3992 8983 3990 8954




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:00 AM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 7 am CDT Monday
morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and
southeast Illinois, including the following areas, in central
Illinois, Christian, De Witt, Logan, Macon, McLean, Menard,
Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby. In east central Illinois,
Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie,
and Vermilion. In southeast Illinois, Clay, Crawford,
Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland.

* Through 7 am CDT Monday morning

* periods of heavy rainfall are expected through Sunday night. By
Monday morning, a large area of 3.5 to 5 inches of rain is
expected between the Illinois River and the Indiana border.
Between the I-57 corridor and the Indiana border, 4.5 to 5
inches are expected and locally higher amounts possible. At the
current time... the heaviest periods of rain are expected this
afternoon into early Sunday as well as another period Sunday
afternoon into Sunday evening.

* In addition to potential flooding of streets and roads in
flood prone areas, area rivers and streams are also likely to
experience flooding. This would persist for several days after
the rain ends.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation,
especially if driving. Never drive across a flooded roadway. You
should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.