Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rockford, Greater Rockford Airport (KRFD)

Lat: 42.19° N Lon: 89.09° W Elev: 735 ft.

Partly Cloudy



Humidity 60%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 18 Aug 12:54 pm CDT
Detailed forecast for

Winnebago County

Rest Of Today
Partly sunny until late afternoon then clearing. Hazy. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening becoming light and variable after midnight.
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
Cloudy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Monday Night
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Partly sunny with chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.
Wednesday Through Friday
Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the upper 50s.

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840 AM CDT Sat Aug 18 2018

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