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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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Rockford IL

7 Day Forecast

Chicago, IL

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Today

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 63 °F

Tonight

Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Showers

Low: 43 °F

Friday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 66 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Sprinkles Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Chance
Sprinkles

Low: 43 °F

Saturday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 59 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 41 °F

Sunday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

High: 56 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Showers

Chance
Showers

Low: 44 °F

Monday

Showers Likely

Showers
Likely

High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 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 possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 43. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Friday Night A chance of sprinkles between 8pm and 2am, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Saturday A 20 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Saturday Night A 30 percent chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Sunday A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.
  • Monday Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy.
  • Monday Night Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy.
  • Wednesday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Winnebago County, IL