Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

68°F

20°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.71 in (1005.7 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jul 1:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 66. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
1:18 am CDT Jul 21, 2018
2am CDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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