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Severe weather expected across parts of central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, are expected from northern Kansas northeastward to southwest Minnesota this evening and tonight. Also, widely scattered thunderstorms capable of hail and gusty winds will occur from north Texas into parts of Arkansas and southern Missouri. Thunderstorms are also expected in northern Florida and southern Georgia.
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Partly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed S 20 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 1 Apr 7:54 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°N Lon: 89.09°W Elev: 735ft.

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL

7 Day Forecast

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Rain

    Slight Chc
    Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain

    Slight Chc
    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 65. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL
 42.25°N 88.8°W
Last Update: 8:10 pm CDT Apr 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 9pm CDT Apr 1, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 8, 2015
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