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Severe Weather Threat Will Continue Through the Weekend

The risk for severe thunderstorms continues through the weekend. The main threat will shift from parts of eastern Texas into the Ozark Plateau and spread into the lower Mississippi Valley by Saturday afternoon and evening. Severe storms are possible in the Tennessee Valley and southern Plains Sunday. Storms may contain damaging winds, hail and an isolated tornado. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

41°F

5°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 25 Mar 2:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog. Low around 39. East northeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 44. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 47 by 10pm. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog. Low around 39. East northeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 44. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 47 by 10pm. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 44. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL
 42.25°N 88.8°W
3:17 am CDT Mar 25, 2017
3am CDT Mar 25, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 31, 2017
 
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