Severe Storms Expected Across Upper Midwest; Heat Advisories in the Plains

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, heavy rain, and a few tornadoes are expected across the Upper Mississippi Valley, which includes the Twin Cities metro area. Meanwhile, heat advisories are in effect across the central and southern Plains, including the Kansas City metro area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sterling Rockfalls (KSQI)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 89.67°WElev: 643ft.

Overcast

81°F

27°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1003.1 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 9 Aug 12:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Sterling ILSimilar City Names

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Sterling ILSimilar City Names
 41.8°N 89.7°W (Elev. 669 ft)
11:47 am CDT Aug 9, 2020
1pm CDT Aug 9, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 15, 2020
 
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