Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1025.8 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 25 Oct 5:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 45. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 54.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Chance Rain

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 45. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain between noon and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
6:15 am CDT Oct 25, 2020
6am CDT Oct 25, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 31, 2020
 
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