Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S. Today; Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible today and Thursday across parts of the central Plains into the Upper Midwest and mid Mississippi Valley. Damaging winds, large hail and flooding should be the main threats. A record-breaking and dangerous heatwave is coming to the West. Dozens of daily high temperature records could be broken starting this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Light Rain

64°F

18°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 17 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 23 Jun 11:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 70. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 83. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 70. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 83. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.26°N 89.09°W
12:15 pm CDT Jun 23, 2021
12pm CDT Jun 23, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 29, 2021
 
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