The Weather Hazard Threefold

A large dome of high pressure will continue the sweltering heat in parts of the West and the central Plains. Meanwhile, a cold front will produce severe thunderstorms, capable of all hazards, the next few days from the Mid-Upper Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes. Finally, Potential Tropical Cyclone Three will bring heavy rain and flooding to the northern Gulf Coast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

81°F

27°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.1 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 18 Jun 12:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 5am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 90. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3am and 5am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 90. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
1:15 am CDT Jun 18, 2021
1am CDT Jun 18, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 24, 2021
 
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