A Large and Slow-Moving Storm System with Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain

A large storm system will slowly track from the south-central U.S. into the East the rest of the week with strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding. Today's threat for severe storms is across Texas toward the Arklatex and heavy rain with flooding from the south-central Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also, critical fire weather threats are present again in New Mexico. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sterling Rockfalls (KSQI)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 89.67°WElev: 643ft.

A Few Clouds

70°F

21°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed E 18 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1007.1 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 1:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rock Falls IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 74. East wind around 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 74. East wind around 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Rock Falls IL
 41.77°N 89.7°W (Elev. 643 ft)
2:16 pm CDT May 24, 2022
2pm CDT May 24, 2022-6pm CDT May 30, 2022
 
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