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Severe Thunderstorms for the Midwest, Monsoon in the Southwest, Heat Continues in Southern and Central U.S on Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday in portions of the Midwest. Heavy rain, hail and damaging winds will all be possible, but a tornado cannot be ruled out either. The monsoonal flash flood threat remains in the Desert Southwest and Southern Rockies. Hot temperatures continue in the Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heat Advisories are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Jul 9:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

Flood Warning until July 28, 01:00am
Flood Warning until July 26, 10:36am
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Flood Warning
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Warning until July 28, 01:00am
    Flood Warning until July 26, 10:36am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
8:18 pm CDT Jul 25, 2017
10pm CDT Jul 25, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 1, 2017
 
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