Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible for portions of the southern and central plains and the lower Great Lakes. Hot conditions in the Northwest.

scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected across portions of the central and southern plains and across portions of the lower Great Lakes. Some thunderstorms may be severe with damaging winds and large hail. Hot and dry conditions are expected in the Northwest. High temperatures today and Friday will be 10 to 20 degrees above average across western Washington and Oregon. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 25 Aug 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL
 42.25°N 88.8°W
5:16 pm CDT Aug 25, 2016
5pm CDT Aug 25, 2016-6pm CDT Sep 1, 2016
 
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