Strong Coastal Storm to Produce Heavy Rain and Strong Winds Across the Northeast; Severe Thunderstorms will Develop across the Central and Southern Plains

A Nor’easter will impact the northeast with heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and strong winds through tonight. Meanwhile, scattered severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes are forecast across parts of the southern and central Plains from late today through tonight. Critical fire weather conditions for southern portions of the High Plains this afternoon. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

A Few Clouds

42°F

6°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 26 Oct 8:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy frost before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 58. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Patchy Frost
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, mainly after 1pm.  High near 53. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers.  Low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Patchy frost before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 58. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Showers, mainly after 1pm. High near 53. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Showers. Low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Rockford International Airport IL
 42.19°N 89.09°W
9:15 am CDT Oct 26, 2021
9am CDT Oct 26, 2021-6pm CDT Nov 1, 2021
 
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