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 downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.28°NLon: -89.06°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed NW 23 G 32 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1024.4 mb)
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill6°F (-14°C)
Last update 12 Feb 1:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 12:00am until February 13, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Blustery

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -7. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow after 7am.  High near 20. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly before 7pm.  Low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Chance Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -7. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow after 7am. High near 20. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly before 7pm. Low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Washington's Birthday
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A chance of snow, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
1:16 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
2pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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