Winter Storm System To Bring Widespread Impacts Across the Eastern Half of the U.S. Through Midweek

A developing winter storm system will bring a swath of heavy snow and ice from Oklahoma into the Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid Atlantic, and the Northeast U.S. Tuesday through Wednesday. Areas of dangerous travel are likely. Further South, several inches of heavy rain will lead to the potential for flooding in the lower Mississippi and Tennessee River Valleys. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Fair

4°F

-16°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.58 in (1037.0 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 18 Feb 11:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain, snow, and freezing rain before 4pm, then a chance of rain between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of freezing rain after 5pm.  High near 33. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Snow

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain, snow, and freezing rain before 4pm, then a chance of rain between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of freezing rain after 5pm. High near 33. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Friday Night
Snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Saturday
A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.26°N 89.09°W
12:15 am CST Feb 19, 2019
12am CST Feb 19, 2019-6pm CST Feb 24, 2019
 
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