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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms are forecast for the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon and evening; with an enhanced threat, including a chance for tornadoes, in the ArkLaTex area. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

A Few Clouds

79°F

26°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed SW 18 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 24 Mar 12:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Rockford IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then showers after 4am.  Low around 46. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 54. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 58.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then showers after 4am. Low around 46. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers. High near 54. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Rockford IL
 42.26°N 89.09°W
1:18 pm CDT Mar 24, 2017
1pm CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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