Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL
 42.25°N 88.8°W
4:18 pm CDT Jun 28, 2016
5pm CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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