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Severe weather risk and flash flood potential continue on Sunday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected across much of the central and southern Plains on Sunday. The Storm Prediction Center has an area of Slight Risk highlighted in Texas for the area with the greatest risk of severe weather; tornadoes, hail and damaging winds are all possible. Flash flooding is also forecast from central Iowa into southern Texas where the heaviest rainfall is expected.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Light Rain

62°F

17°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL

  • Today

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 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 likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Garden Prairie IL
 42.25°N 88.8°W
9:16 am CDT May 24, 2015
11am CDT May 24, 2015-6pm CDT May 30, 2015
 
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