Storms, Potentially, Significant in the Northern Tier; Fire Weather Threats in the West

An upper level system in the northwestern U.S. will produce another day of thunderstorms across the West and into the Central U.S. Primary threats will be damaging winds and large hail. Very large hail and significant winds will be possible from the Northern Rockies into the Northern Plains. Strong winds and dry thunderstorms keep fire weather threats elevated to critical in the Great Basin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 26 Jun 9:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Light south wind becoming south southwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. Light south wind becoming south southwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
9:15 pm CDT Jun 26, 2019
10pm CDT Jun 26, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 3, 2019
 
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