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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.32 in (1026.7 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Today

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
4:16 am CDT May 23, 2015
6am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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