Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood Risk Continues for the Central/Southern Plains; Heat Wave Continues in the East

A Moderate Risk of severe thunderstorms is in place tonight for the threat of widespread, damaging thunderstorm wind gusts, large hail, and a few tornadoes across the southern and central High Plains. A Moderate Risk for excessive rainfall continues from the northern Texas Panhandle into southeast Nebraska. In the Southeast, record high temperatures remain possible into the mid-week period. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Partly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 11:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 71. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 58. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind around 5 mph.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 71. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 58. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
11:16 pm CDT May 26, 2019
12am CDT May 27, 2019-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2019
 
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