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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

65°F

18°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 1am and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.09°W
8:16 am CDT Aug 20, 2017
8am CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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