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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 29.54 in (1001.0 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 24 Feb 3:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of drizzle.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then snow showers.  Low around 24. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 9am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Chance Rain

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of drizzle. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then snow showers. Low around 24. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
2:17 pm CST Feb 24, 2017
4pm CST Feb 24, 2017-6pm CST Mar 3, 2017
 
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