Severe Storms Expected Across Upper Midwest; Heat Advisories in the Plains

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19°NLon: 89.09°WElev: 735ft.

Thunderstorm

84°F

29°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 9 Aug 5:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Rockford IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Rockford IL
 42.3°N 89.06°W
6:16 pm CDT Aug 9, 2020
6pm CDT Aug 9, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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