Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains today. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.26°N 89.09°W
8:15 am CDT Aug 25, 2019
8am CDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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