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Heavy rain possible for the northern Rockies & Plains; severe storms for the Northern Plains

An unseasonably strong storm system in the northwest U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms, with locally heavy rainfall, to the northern Rockies and northern Plains. Isolated flash floods will be possible in these areas. Some storms could become severe in parts of the Dakotas into Minnesota, with large hail and damaging winds. In addition, temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average.
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Rockford IL

7 Day Forecast

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Today

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 86 °F

Tonight

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 71 °F

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 90 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 72 °F

Monday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 90 °F

Monday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 69 °F

Tuesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 87 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 68 °F

Wednesday

Thunderstorms Likely

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 86. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
  • Wednesday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
  • Thursday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
  • Friday A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.