Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochelle, Rochelle Municipal-Koritz Field Airport (KRPJ)

Lat: 41.89°NLon: 89.08°WElev: 768ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 3:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rochelle IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers, mainly after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Mostly Clear
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then scattered showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Breezy.
    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers before 9pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Isolated showers before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 57. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers, mainly after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers before 9pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Isolated showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain before 1am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Rochelle IL
 41.91°N 89.05°W
3:15 pm CST Mar 8, 2021
3pm CST Mar 8, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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