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Severe Thunderstorms for the Midwest, Monsoon in the Southwest, Heat Continues in Southern and Central U.S on Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday in portions of the Midwest. Heavy rain, hail and damaging winds will all be possible, but a tornado cannot be ruled out either. The monsoonal flash flood threat remains in the Desert Southwest and Southern Rockies. Hot temperatures continue in the Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heat Advisories are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

83°F

28°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 26 Jul 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Rockford IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers between 3pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Rockford IL
 42.26°N 89.09°W
10:17 am CDT Jul 26, 2017
12pm CDT Jul 26, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 1, 2017
 
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