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Severe weather, flash flooding possible across parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon & evening across parts of the central U.S. from northern Oklahoma across the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Great Lakes. A few strong to severe storms may also occur over parts of the Southeast & mid-Atlantic. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of the central & southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 6 Jul 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Low around 65. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
10:16 am CDT Jul 6, 2015
11am CDT Jul 6, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2015
 
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