Showers and Thunderstorms; Fire Weather Threats

A series of cold fronts will produce showers and a few strong thunderstorms across parts of the High Plains and into the northern Rockies, and the Mid-Atlantic. Strong, dry winds in the northern Plains, 4-Corners area, and the Southeast will produce elevated fire weather threats. Locally heavy rain may cause flash flooding in Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sterling Rockfalls (KSQI)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 89.67°WElev: 643ft.

A Few Clouds

62°F

17°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed NW 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1003.2 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 May 2:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Sterling IL

Frost Advisory May 8, 12:00am until May 8, 08:00am
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Frost Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread frost, mainly after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 35. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Frost

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4pm.  Widespread frost, mainly before 7am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Frost then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, mainly after 7pm.  Low around 40. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Areas of frost after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread frost, mainly after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 35. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4pm. Widespread frost, mainly before 7am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers, mainly after 7pm. Low around 40. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Areas of frost after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Sterling IL
 41.8°N 89.7°W (Elev. 669 ft)
2:00 pm CDT May 7, 2021
3pm CDT May 7, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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