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Coastal storm will bring wind, rain, and wintry precipitation to the East Coast and New England this week

A strengthening storm system will move from the Southeast U.S. to off the Mid-Atlantic Coast by Monday evening. This storm will bring soaking rains and strong winds to much of the Eastern Seaboard through Tuesday. Interior sections of the Northeast could receive significant snow. Also, the prolonged period of strong onshore winds will result in coastal flooding for the Mid-Atlantic & New England. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1008.0 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 23 Jan 3:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of drizzle.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of drizzle before 10am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 41. Light east wind becoming east southeast 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 35. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a slight chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of drizzle. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of drizzle before 10am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 41. Light east wind becoming east southeast 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 35. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 34.
Thursday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
3:17 am CST Jan 23, 2017
4am CST Jan 23, 2017-6pm CST Jan 29, 2017
 
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