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Severe weather possible in portions of the Central and Southern U.S on Monday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects severe weather to be on possible on Monday from the southern Great Lakes to portions of the Southwest U.S. The areas of greatest concern have been highlighted by the Storm Prediction Center as a slight risk area. The primary threat with these storms will be large hail and damaging winds.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

62°F

17°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 8:54 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. North northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Low around 49. East northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 64. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL
 42.25°N 88.8°W
8:16 am CDT May 4, 2015
10am CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 10, 2015
 
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