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Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

A Few Clouds

73°F

23°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Oct 2:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 47. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 68. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 47. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 49.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
2:20 pm CDT Oct 17, 2017
3pm CDT Oct 17, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 23, 2017
 
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