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Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Central Gulf Coast to the Southeast

Locally heavy rain will impact the central Gulf Coast to the Southeast today. Several inches of rain could fall in just a few hours. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible in the Southeast and south Texas. Strong winds are expected in parts of Montana while near record warmth will increase snowmelt from streams and rivers flowing off the Sierra. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Rockford IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 63. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 63. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 10pm, then a chance of showers after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 62. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.09°W
10:17 am CDT May 23, 2017
10am CDT May 23, 2017-6pm CDT May 29, 2017
 
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