Severe Weather Across the Northern Tier of the Country; Heat Builds Across the Center of the Nation

A frontal boundary will focus the threat for showers and thunderstorms, some severe, across the northern tier of the country through Tuesday. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will expand across the center of the nation through at least the middle of the week. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin, portions of the Plains and interior Alaska. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 13 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 4 Jul 5:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Loves Park IL

Heat Advisory July 5, 12:00pm until July 5, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 107. West southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 107. West southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Loves Park IL
 42.32°N 89.06°W
6:16 pm CDT Jul 4, 2022
6pm CDT Jul 4, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2022
 
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