Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Light Rain

71°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 8:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
9:17 am CDT May 27, 2016
9am CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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