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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed W 20 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.75 in (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 17 Aug 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
1:19 pm CDT Aug 17, 2017
2pm CDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2017
 
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