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Strong Pacific Storm System Bringing Heavy Rain, Mountain Snow and Strong Wind to California

Another Pacific storm system will bring a continued threat for heavy rain, very heavy mountain snow, and strong winds to California through Tuesday. The threat of flooding, landslides, and avalanches will create dangerous travel conditions in many parts of the state. In addition, downed trees and power lines could lead to scattered power outages. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Fog/Mist Patches Fog

45°F

7°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 20 Feb 6:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Rockford IL

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm.  Areas of dense fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely.  Low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely. Low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.
Friday Night
A chance of rain showers before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Rockford IL
 42.26°N 89.09°W
7:17 am CST Feb 20, 2017
7am CST Feb 20, 2017-6pm CST Feb 26, 2017
 
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