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Severe weather possible for parts of Plains on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley, with a higher concentration of severe storms possible in parts of eastern Kansas and far southeast Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds could occur with the stronger thunderstorms. A tornado or two will be possible as well.
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Rockford IL

7 Day Forecast

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Overnight

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 46 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 73 °F

Wednesday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 57 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

High: 73 °F

Thursday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 53 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 57 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 40 °F

Saturday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 53 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. High near 73. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Friday A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Night A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
  • Sunday A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
  • Sunday Night A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.