Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

47°F

8°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 1 May 12:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy drizzle with a chance of showers.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 54. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy drizzle with a chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
12:16 am CDT May 1, 2016
1am CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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