Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 3 Mar 12:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
11:41 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
1am CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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