Winter Storm Bringing Blizzard Conditons, Heavy Snow and Ice through Saturday

A sprawling winter storm will continue to produce blizzard conditions across the eastern Dakotas, western and southern Minnesota, and northern Iowa. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are expected over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and parts of the Northeast. The greatest freezing rain/glaze accumulations are forecast from the central Plains to the Mid-Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Light Snow Blowing Snow

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 17 G 29 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1025.7 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill13°F (-11°C)
Last update 17 Jan 7:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

Winter Weather Advisory until January 18, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 18, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Sat

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 4am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow.  Temperature rising to around 32 by 5am. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Breezy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of snow between 1pm and 3pm.  Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. Temperature rising to near 34 by 8am, then falling to around 15 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -4. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -19. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy

    Low: 0 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 0.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 0 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 20.

    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 4am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow. Temperature rising to around 32 by 5am. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of snow between 1pm and 3pm. Patchy blowing snow after 1pm. Temperature rising to near 34 by 8am, then falling to around 15 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -4. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -19. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
M.L.King Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 0.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 20.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
7:15 pm CST Jan 17, 2020
8pm CST Jan 17, 2020-6pm CST Jan 24, 2020
 
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