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Wintry, Windy, and Cold in the West and North; Warming in the East

A deepening trough along the west will bring much below normal temperatures, and the potential for snow to sea-level in the Pacific Northwest, and low elevation snows throughout California, including into the Grapevine. Travel will be hazardous across the west due to snow and strong winds. These winds will also increase fire weather threats in the central and southern Plains. Warming in the east. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Fog/Mist

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.7 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill15°F (-9°C)
Last update 18 Feb 11:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between midnight and 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 51. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 44. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 2am, then a slight chance of snow and sleet between 2am and 3am, then a slight chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Snow/Sleet

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between midnight and 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 51. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 44. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 52. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Rain, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 2am, then a slight chance of snow and sleet between 2am and 3am, then a slight chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Friday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
11:23 am CST Feb 18, 2018
12pm CST Feb 18, 2018-6pm CST Feb 24, 2018
 
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