Heavy Mountain Snow in the Northwest; Flooding Possible in the South

Heavy mountain snow and high winds have returned to the Northwestern U.S. today into Friday. Total snow accumulations could reach 3 feet in the higher elevations. Several rounds of heavy showers and thunderstorms tracking from the ArkLaTex into the Tennessee Valley may result in localized flash, urban, and small stream flooding into early next week, along with new river flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.34 in (1028.1 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 25 Feb 2:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 38. West southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog between 10pm and 2am. Areas of freezing fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Areas
    Freezing Fog
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain and snow likely before 3am, then a slight chance of rain between 3am and 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 38.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 38. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog between 10pm and 2am. Areas of freezing fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Rain and snow likely before 3am, then a slight chance of rain between 3am and 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.26°N 89.09°W
3:15 pm CST Feb 25, 2021
3pm CST Feb 25, 2021-6pm CST Mar 3, 2021
 
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