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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 25 May 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

  • Memorial
    Day

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Showers Likely

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
2:16 pm CDT May 25, 2015
3pm CDT May 25, 2015-6pm CDT May 31, 2015
 
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