A Powerful Storm System To Impact the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast

A vigorous storm system will develop over the southern Plains and deliver several threats on Thursday. Strong winds are expected across the region along with fire weather concerns from southeast New Mexico to south Texas. A marginal risk of severe storms and excessive rain from the ArkLaTex to the central Gulf Coast. Even a few inches of snow will be possible in Texas, including just west of DFW. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

25°F

-4°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 12 Dec 9:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain, mainly before 4am.  Low around 34. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 41.

    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Rain, mainly before 4am. Low around 34. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 35.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
9:15 pm CST Dec 12, 2018
10pm CST Dec 12, 2018-6pm CST Dec 19, 2018
 
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