Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index101°F (38°C)
Last update 24 Jul 10:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 63. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 2pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 63. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.09°W
11:17 am CDT Jul 24, 2016
11am CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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