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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

19°C

67°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 7 km/h
Barometer 1014.1 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 18°C (65°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 16 Aug 11:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rockford IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 20 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 29. Northeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 17. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 28.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 17 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 20. Calm wind.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. North northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 29. Northeast wind around 10 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 25.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Rockford IL
 42.28°N 89.06°W
11:16 pm CDT Aug 16, 2018
12am CDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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