Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sterling Rockfalls (KSQI)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 89.67°WElev: 643ft.

Partly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1003.1 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 17 May 6:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Sterling ILSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after 1am.  Low around 55. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers after 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. East wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Showers, mainly after 1am. Low around 55. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Sterling ILSimilar City Names
 41.8°N 89.7°W (Elev. 669 ft)
5:33 am CDT May 17, 2022
7am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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