Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 24 May 6:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
6:18 pm CDT May 24, 2016
7pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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