Isolated Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Potential in the Central U.S.

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of the southern and central Plains today through Saturday. Large hail and severe wind gusts are the main threats. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into early next week. New and renewed river rises are possible across portions of eastern Texas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 21%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.33 in (1027.3 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 May 3:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Light south wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southeast  after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Light south wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.26°N 89.09°W
3:15 pm CDT May 13, 2021
4pm CDT May 13, 2021-6pm CDT May 20, 2021
 
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