Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Severe Weather in the southeast U.S.

A significant winter storm will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions over portions of the northern Plains, primarily North Dakota through Tuesday. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot leading to dangerous travel conditions. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub zero wind chill readings. Over the southeast U.S, strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Freezing Fog

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill23°F (-5°C)
Last update 5 Dec 11:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of dense fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 29. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Areas of fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 35. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 26 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 20 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 20.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 29. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 35. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Monday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL
 42.25°N 88.8°W
11:17 pm CST Dec 5, 2016
12am CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 11, 2016
 
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