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Severe weather possible in portions of the Central and Southern U.S on Monday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects severe weather to be on possible on Monday from the southern Great Lakes to portions of the Southwest U.S. The areas of greatest concern have been highlighted by the Storm Prediction Center as a slight risk area. The primary threat with these storms will be large hail and damaging winds.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Light Rain

65°F

18°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 2:54 pm CDT

Extended Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 72. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 51. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 67. East wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
2:17 pm CDT May 3, 2015
4pm CDT May 3, 2015-6pm CDT May 9, 2015
 
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