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Active weather from Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest

A storm system in the northern U.S. will bring a variety of weather across several states from the Northern Rockies to the Upper Midwest on Saturday. Several inches of early-season snow are forecast in the higher elevations of Idaho and western Montana. Locally-heavy rain will accompany strong thunderstorms in the northern Plains and Upper Midwest.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rochelle, Rochelle Municipal-Koritz Field Airport (KRPJ)

Lat: 41.89°NLon: 89.08°WElev: 768ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 5 Sep 6:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Oregon IL

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 96. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 68. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 96. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 68. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Labor Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Oregon IL
 42.03°N 89.34°W
6:17 am CDT Sep 5, 2015
7am CDT Sep 5, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 11, 2015
 
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