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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms move into the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon; and into the central Gulf States on Saturday. Storms may contain very heavy rain, large hail, and damaging winds. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19° N Lon: 89.09° W Elev: 735 ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed SW 18 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Mar 10:54 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Ogle County

Rest Of Today
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Breezy. Unseasonably warm. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Tonight
Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Saturday
Showers. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Saturday Night
Showers likely in the evening, then showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Sunday
Cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the morning shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
Monday
Cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light rain. Lows around 40.
Tuesday
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Tuesday Night Through Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the upper 50s.



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1003 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017
 
 

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