Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.25°NLon: -88.8°WElev: 735ft.

Light Snow Blowing Snow

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SE 17 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1025.0 mb)
Dewpoint 9°F (-13°C)
Visibility 0.50 mi
Wind Chill-1°F (-18°C)
Last update 14 Feb 10:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL

Winter Weather Advisory until February 15, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 15, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Mon

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. High near 20. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Temperature rising to around 23 by 5am. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow. Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. High near 20. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow, mainly before midnight. Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Temperature rising to around 23 by 5am. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL
 42.25°N 88.8°W
10:16 am CST Feb 14, 2016
11am CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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