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Slight risk of severe weather on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects a slight risk of severe weather on Wednesday. Isolated reports of severe weather are possible in the Southeast and the Mississippi Valley. However, the greatest area of concern will be from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. The primary threat for all areas will be large hail and damaging winds.
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Fair

40°F

4°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 36°F (2°C)
Last update on 31 Mar 11:54 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°N Lon: 89.09°W Elev: 735ft.

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Rockford IL

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 47 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain

    Slight Chc
    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a chance of showers. High near 62. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
Last Update: 12:16 am CDT Apr 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 1am CDT Apr 1, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 7, 2015
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