Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rainfall, And Flooding Possible Over The Plains; Typhoon Bualoi Approaches The CNMI

A storm system will bring the potential for severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes over the south central U.S. today. Heavy rainfall may also lead to flash flooding. The system will shift toward the eastern U.S. on Tuesday. Over the western Pacific, Typhoon Bualoi will intensify and impact the northern Mariana Islands early this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.3 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 21 Oct 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  High near 62. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. High near 62. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
5:15 am CDT Oct 21, 2019
5am CDT Oct 21, 2019-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2019
 
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