Fire Weather Threats Remain High Across the West; Heavy Rain Potential for the Mid To Lower Mississippi Valley

Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with elevated outlooks and Red Flag Warnings. Also, The threat for dry thunderstorms will be widespread from the Great Basin to the Interior Northwest. Meanwhile, the tail end of a low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns, especially in eastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sterling Rockfalls (KSQI)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 89.67°WElev: 643ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 15 Aug 12:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Sterling ILSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Sterling ILSimilar City Names
 41.8°N 89.7°W (Elev. 669 ft)
12:44 pm CDT Aug 15, 2018
1pm CDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 21, 2018
 
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