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Winter weather forecast for Rockies and southern Plains

A developing storm system will bring snow to parts of the Rockies and southern Plains on Friday, which will move into the central U.S. on Saturday. Freezing rain is also forecast from Texas to the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Carolinas. Meanwhile, temperatures will be 20-40 degrees below normal across parts of the central and southern U.S. on Friday.
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Rockford IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Sunny

Sunny

High: 15 °F

Tonight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -5 °F

Saturday

Increasing Clouds

Increasing
Clouds

High: 21 °F

Saturday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

Low: 14 °F

Sunday

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

High: 30 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 10 °F

Monday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 28 °F

Monday
Night

Wintry Mix

Wintry
Mix

Low: 21 °F

Tuesday

Wintry Mix

Wintry
Mix

High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -1. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
  • Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -14. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
  • Saturday Increasing clouds, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -16. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Night Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 14. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
  • Sunday Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
  • Monday Night A chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet. Cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • Tuesday Rain, freezing rain, and sleet likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 25.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.