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Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain From the Central Plains to the Mid-Mississippi Valley

Strong to severe storms will impact the central Plains to the Upper Midwest today. Heavy rain, with local flash flooding is possible along the central Gulf Coast, central Plains and upper Midwest. High fire danger continues across the Intermountain West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed W 14 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Machesney Park IL

Flood Warning until June 29, 11:30am
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Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Warning until June 29, 11:30am

    NOW until
    11:30am Thu

    Flood Warning

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Independence Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Machesney Park IL
 42.39°N 89.02°W
8:17 am CDT Jun 29, 2017
8am CDT Jun 29, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2017
 
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