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Heavy snow expected over the Inter-mountain West; Lake Effect Snow will finally diminish on Saturday

A series of storm systems will continue bring heavy snowfall to much of the Inter-mountain West through the weekend. Snow will also spread onto the northern Plains, with travel difficulties possible. Heavy lake-effect snow will finally begin to diminish on Saturday in the Great Lakes where significant travel hazards have been observed. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.52 in (1034.9 mb)
Dewpoint 13°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 10 Dec 2:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

Winter Storm Watch December 10, 03:00pm until December 12, 03:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly after 1pm.  High near 22. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Cloudy then
    Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow.  Temperature rising to around 26 by 4am. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 30. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 15 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Snow, mainly after 1pm. High near 22. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Snow. Temperature rising to around 26 by 4am. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 30. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Wednesday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 8.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 5.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 10.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
2:18 am CST Dec 10, 2016
3am CST Dec 10, 2016-6pm CST Dec 16, 2016
 
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