Wintry Start to April from the Northern Rockies to the Northern Plains; Intense Storm Off the East Coast

Heavy snow and below normal temperatures will continue to shift across the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains behind a cold front through Friday. Ahead of the front, a wintry mix including some freezing rain is forecast to develop across the eastern Dakotas into the Upper Midwest by Thursday. A strong storm off the Mid-Atlantic coast is producing hurricane-force winds and dangerous seas today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Partly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 1 Apr 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Cherry Valley IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 42. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Cherry Valley IL
 42.23°N 88.97°W
4:15 pm CDT Apr 1, 2020
5pm CDT Apr 1, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 8, 2020
 
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