Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.28°NLon: -89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

34°F

1°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 7 Feb 1:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 32. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 7pm and 8pm, then snow showers likely after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    High: 30 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 16 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 19 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 32. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain showers before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 7pm and 8pm, then snow showers likely after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.09°W
2:16 am CST Feb 7, 2016
2am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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