Strong Cold Front Pushing Through the East; Frigid Air Returns To Upper Midwest

A strong cold front will push through the East to produce a number of hazards: heavy to excessive rainfall especially from D.C. to Boston, strong to severe storms in Florida, some snow in New England and gusty winds. Meanwhile, a clipper cold front will sweep through the Midwest and plunge through the Plains to deliver a fresh arctic air mass with frigid temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sterling Rockfalls (KSQI)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 89.67°WElev: 643ft.

Fog/Mist

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 24 Jan 2:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Rock Falls IL

Wind Chill Advisory January 24, 06:00pm until January 25, 12:00pm
Winter Weather Advisory January 24, 09:00am until January 24, 09:00pm
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Wind Chill Advisory
Winter Weather Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of snow between 11am and 3pm.  Patchy blowing snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -30. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Snow
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -12 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow after noon.  Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near 3. Wind chill values as low as -30. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 3 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -15. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 6 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow.  High near 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    High: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of snow between 11am and 3pm. Patchy blowing snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Patchy blowing snow before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -30. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow after noon. Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near 3. Wind chill values as low as -30. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -15. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 11.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 6. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Snow. High near 23. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Tuesday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 7.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near -2.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Rock Falls IL
 41.73°N 89.71°W (Elev. 650 ft)
3:30 am CST Jan 24, 2019
4am CST Jan 24, 2019-6pm CST Jan 30, 2019
 
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