Severe Storms and Flash Flood Threat in the Lower Mississippi River Valley

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from parts of central/east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-South. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a couple of tornadoes all appear possible. Heavy rain from storms will also result in a threat of flash flooding. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in Northern California and New Mexico. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

60°F

16°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed NE 15 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 9 May 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Widespread frost, mainly after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Frost

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Widespread frost before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Areas of frost after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 35. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Widespread frost, mainly after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
Widespread frost before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Areas of frost after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 35. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
4:15 pm CDT May 9, 2021
5pm CDT May 9, 2021-6pm CDT May 16, 2021
 
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