Severe Storms Expected Across Upper Midwest

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rain are expected across the Upper Mississippi Valley on Sunday, which includes the Twin Cities metro area. Meanwhile, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flooding across the Mid Mississippi Valley and in the St. Louis metro region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 9 Aug 1:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSW Garden Prairie IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSW Garden Prairie IL
 42.2°N 88.77°W
2:15 am CDT Aug 9, 2020
2am CDT Aug 9, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 15, 2020
 
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