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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed SE 14 mph
Barometer 30.39 in (1029.7 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 23 Mar 6:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers or light rain after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers or light rain before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 40 by 8pm, then rising to around 50 during the remainder of the night. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Low around 48. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Occasional showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  High near 51. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Intermittent showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Intermittent
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers or light rain after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers or light rain before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 40 by 8pm, then rising to around 50 during the remainder of the night. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Low around 48. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Occasional showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 51. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Intermittent showers. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
7:17 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
7am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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