Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 26 May 12:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Loves Park IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Loves Park IL
 42.36°N 89°W
1:17 pm CDT May 26, 2016
1pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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