Cold Temperatures and Some Snow

A strong cold front and low pressure system will press from the Central U.S. through the East over the next couple of days. The impressive cold front will allow a cold air mass to settle in east of the Rockies and numerous record low temperatures are likely the next few days, especially Wednesday morning. A streak of snow is also expected from the central Plains to northern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Apr 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

Freeze Warning April 21, 12:00am until April 21, 09:00am
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Freeze Warning
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. North northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Rain/Snow

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated snow showers before midnight.  Areas of frost after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers then
    Areas Frost

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10am and 2pm, then a chance of rain showers after 2pm.  Areas of frost before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 45. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 8pm, then gradually ending.  Areas of frost after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 28. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Areas of frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 43. North northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Isolated snow showers before midnight. Areas of frost after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10am and 2pm, then a chance of rain showers after 2pm. Areas of frost before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 45. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 8pm, then gradually ending. Areas of frost after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 28. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Areas of frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.26°N 89.09°W
2:11 pm CDT Apr 20, 2021
2pm CDT Apr 20, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 26, 2021
 
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