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A Slight Risk of Severe Thunderstorms into Tonight

Severe thunderstorms may develop and move southeastward this evening and tonight across parts of the north-central Plains and Upper Midwest, offering damaging wind, severe hail and the risk of a few tornadoes. A few thunderstorms may drop hail and damaging gusts near severe levels in New England.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 1 Aug 10:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.09°W
11:10 am CDT Aug 1, 2015
11am CDT Aug 1, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 7, 2015
 
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