Heavy rain threat continues through Saturday from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible over the Southwest and Rockies.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue over much of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and the Ohio valley through the weekend. The central Appalachians and the lower Great Lakes/Ohio valley will likely have the higher rainfall amounts. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible this weekend as well from the desert southwest/southern Rockies northward to the northern Rockies and High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Oct 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 65. North northeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a high near 65. North northeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 56. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Cloudy, with a high near 68. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
2:18 pm CDT Oct 1, 2016
2pm CDT Oct 1, 2016-6pm CDT Oct 7, 2016
 
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