Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

A Few Clouds

71°F

22°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 7:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
8:17 pm CDT Jun 28, 2016
8pm CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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