Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 3:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  High near 77. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 65. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. High near 77. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers. Low around 65. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
3:16 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
4am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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