Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the Plains and the mid-Atlantic to the Appalachians, strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Jul 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL
 42.25°N 88.8°W
4:17 am CDT Jul 27, 2016
4am CDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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