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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Light Rain

48°F

9°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.5 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 29 Mar 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am.  Low around 38. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 44. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 36. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Chance Rain

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 47. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Low around 38. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 44. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 36. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
A chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.09°W
2:17 pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
2pm CDT Mar 29, 2017-6pm CDT Apr 4, 2017
 
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