Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

75°F

24°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 14 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jul 7:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Rockford IL

Severe T-storm Watch until July 23, 10:00pm
Flash Flood Warning until July 23, 11:00pm
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Flash Flood Warning
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    Severe T-storm Watch until July 23, 10:00pm
    Flash Flood Warning until July 23, 11:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain.  Low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 103. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 103. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Rockford IL
 42.26°N 89.09°W
7:17 pm CDT Jul 23, 2016
8pm CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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