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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains and Deep South Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Jul 8:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Independence
    Day

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Clear

    Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
8:30 am CDT Jul 4, 2015
10am CDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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