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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 20 Feb 1:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

Flood Watch until February 20, 06:00pm
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 20, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Tue

    Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers.  Patchy fog before 5pm. High near 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then a slight chance of snow and sleet between 3am and 4am.  Low around 22. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Showers then
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow between 7am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain or freezing rain before 1am, then a chance of rain between 1am and 3am, then a chance of freezing rain after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of freezing rain before 8am, then a chance of rain between 8am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers. Patchy fog before 5pm. High near 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then a slight chance of snow and sleet between 3am and 4am. Low around 22. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain or freezing rain before 1am, then a chance of rain between 1am and 3am, then a chance of freezing rain after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of freezing rain before 8am, then a chance of rain between 8am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Saturday
A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 11am, then a chance of rain after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow between 2am and 4am, then a chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
1:08 pm CST Feb 20, 2018
2pm CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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