Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill24°F (-4°C)
Last update 16 Jan 2:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 29. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. East wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, mainly after 7pm.  Low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly before 7am.  High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 29. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. East wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Snow, mainly after 7pm. Low around 20. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday
Snow, mainly before 7am. High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -2.
M.L.King Day
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 14.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
2:15 pm CST Jan 16, 2019
3pm CST Jan 16, 2019-6pm CST Jan 22, 2019
 
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