Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.28°NLon: -89.06°WElev: 735ft.

A Few Clouds

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed NW 14 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-4°F (-20°C)
Last update 10 Feb 9:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -8. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -11. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -11. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -4. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 20. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 11.

    Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Chance Snow

    High: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -8. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -11. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -11. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -4. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 11.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
9:15 am CST Feb 10, 2016
10am CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 16, 2016
 
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