Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sterling Rockfalls (KSQI)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 89.67°WElev: 643ft.

A Few Clouds

67°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 11:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Rock Falls IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Rock Falls IL
 41.73°N 89.71°W (Elev. 650 ft)
11:44 pm CDT Aug 18, 2018
12am CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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