Sat, 25 May: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 68°, H: 80°

Today’s weather conditions for Rockford Illinois, reported at 5:15 AM on Saturday, the 25th of May. Overnight, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Then, Saturday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Saturday Night, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Then, Sunday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Sunrise today will be at 5:26 am and the sun will set at 8:20 pm.

There are 6 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. with an associated: Elevated hail risk this evening. up to Quarter size. Elevated damaging wind risk this evening. up to 60 mph. Limited Flooding Risk tonight. Discussion. A few showers and possibly a thunderstorm will move across the area this morning. However, this activity is not expected to be severe. Later this afternoon additional thunderstorms are likely to develop over Iowa in advance of an approaching cold front. These storms could shift eastward into portions of northern IL this evening. Should these storms make into the area, conditions will be favorable for some strong to possibly severe thunderstorms. Large hail and damaging winds would be the primary threats. Some locally heavy rainfall will also be possible with these storms tonight. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. Sunday. Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Monday. Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Flooding Risk. Tuesday. Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Wednesday. Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk. Friday. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Discussion:. While there will be many dry hours, there will also be periodic bouts of showers and thunderstorms through Tuesday. Some potential does exist for both severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall, possibly resulting in flooding. Spotter information statement. Spotters may be needed this evening. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the east at 35 to 45 mph.

Flood Statement. The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Illinois. Kishwaukee River near Perryville affecting Winnebago County Rock River at Rockton affecting Winnebago County Rock River at Byron affecting Ogle County Rock River at Dixon affecting Lee County. The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois. Pecatonica River near Shirland affecting Winnebago County Rock River at Latham Park affecting Winnebago County. The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Safety message. If you encounter a flooded roadway. turn around and find an alternate route. Ilc201-260006- /o. Klot. T1030z-000000t0000z/ /siri2. T1030z. T0000z. T0000z. NO/ 507 AM Central Daylight Time Sat May 25 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Pecatonica River near Shirland, or from Winnebago County line downstream to confluence with the Rock River. from late tonight until further notice. At 400 AM Saturday the stage was 10. feet. Flood stage is 12. feet. Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. Rise above flood stage by early Sunday and continue to rise to near 13. feet by Monday evening. Lon 4236 8940 4247 8922 4249 8909 4242 8907 4240 8917 4226 8940.

Flood Statement. The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Illinois. Kishwaukee River near Perryville affecting Winnebago County Rock River at Rockton affecting Winnebago County Rock River at Byron affecting Ogle County Rock River at Dixon affecting Lee County. The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Illinois. Pecatonica River near Shirland affecting Winnebago County Rock River at Latham Park affecting Winnebago County. The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Safety message. If you encounter a flooded roadway. turn around and find an alternate route. Ilc201-260006- /o. Klot. T1500z-000000t0000z/ /lati2. T1500z. T1200z. T0000z. NO/ 507 AM Central Daylight Time Sat May 25 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Rock River at Latham Park, or from Swanson Road in Roscoe downstream to Shorewood Park in Loves Park. from Sunday morning until further notice. At 430 AM Saturday the stage was 8. feet. Flood stage is 9. feet. Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. Rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to rise to near 9. feet by Tuesday morning. Impact. At 10. feet. Property and trails near the boat ramp at Bauer Parkway are threatened. Illinois DNR considers closure of the Rock River. Lon 4239 8908 4239 8898 4230 8903 4230 8911.

Flood Advisory. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Advisory for the Rock River. Rock River at Rockton affecting Winnebago County Rock River at Byron affecting Ogle County Rock River at Dixon affecting Lee County. The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Safety message. If you encounter a flooded roadway. turn around and find an alternate route. Additional information can be found at weather. gov/chicago. Ilc201-252202- /o. Klot. T1004z-000000t0000z/ /roki2. T0000z. T0000z. T0000z. OO/ 504 AM Central Daylight Time Sat May 25 2019. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a * Flood Advisory for The Rock River at Rockton, or from Prairie Hill Road downstream to Swanson Road in Roscoe. until further notice. At 430 AM Saturday the stage was 7. feet. Action stage is 8. feet. Flood stage is 10. feet. Forecast. The river will rise to near 9. feet by Tuesday morning. Impact. At 10. feet. Edgemere Terrace is inundated near Roscoe. Lon 4248 8910 4247 8902 4245 8902 4239 8898 4239 8908 4246 8912.

Hydrologic Outlook. Hydrologic Outlook National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI 440 AM Central Daylight Time Sat May 25 2019. Rain over the last few days may result in rises on the following rivers. Below is preliminary river forecast information. River forecasts are normally updated twice a day – in the morning and evening. The 7 day forecasts take into account past precipitation, soil moisture, and predicted precipitation. Precipitation is for 24 hours into the future for April through September and 48 hours into the future for October through March. Rock River at Afton. Maximum (stages in ft. Latest forecast Flood observed stage in next Location stage stage/time/day 7 days Afton 9. Am 05/25 9. Am 05/27. Below is the latest predicted precipitation information in 6 hour increments for the listed sites. This information is updated twice daily – in the morning and evening. River forecasts take into account predicted precipitation amounts 48 hours into the future from October through March and for 24 hours into the future from April through September. Afton: 6 am-noon Sat May 25 0. Afton: noon-6 pm Sat May 25 0. Afton: 6 pm-midn Sat May 25 0. Afton: midn-6 am Sun May 26 0. Afton: 6 am-noon Sun May 26 0. Afton: noon-6 pm Sun May 26 0. Afton: 6 pm-midn Sun May 26 0. Afton: midn-6 am Mon May 27 0. Lon 4274 8910 4274 8903 4265 8899 4247 8902 4248 8910 4261 8909.

Flood Statement. The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Wisconsin. Illinois. Fox River At Burlington affecting Racine County Fox River Near New Munster affecting Lake and Kenosha Counties. The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Wisconsin. Illinois. East Branch Pecatonica River Near Blanchardville affecting Lafayette County Pecatonica River At Martintown affecting Green County Sugar River At Brodhead affecting Winnebago. Green and Rock Counties. Ilc201-wic045-105-252139- /o. Kmkx. T1400z-190528t1400z/ /brow3. T1400z. T1200z. T0800z. NO/ 439 AM Central Daylight Time Sat May 25 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Sugar River At Brodhead. At 3:00 AM Saturday the stage was 4. feet. Flood stage is 5. feet. Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. Rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue to rise to near 6. feet by tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning. Impact. At 6. feet. There is widespread flooding of lowland and agricultural land. Downstream in the Avon Bottoms area of Rock County, there is flooding in Sugar River Park. Some roads are flooded in Avon Township, about 6 miles downstream of Brodhead. River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and predicted precipitation for the basin. Precipitation is for the next 24 hours in the future from April through September and for 48 hours in the future from October through March. stages in ft. Bank- Latest Forecast stages – Flood full observed . for 6 pm. Location stage stage stage/time Sat Sun Mon Tue Brodhead 5. Am 05/25 5. Highest 24 hour change – observed in river stage – stage in (ft. up to Highest stage – the last latest observed forecast in – 7 days stage next 7 days Brodhead 4. Am 05/25 1. Am 05/26. Below is the latest predicted precipitation information in 6 hour increments for the listed sites. This information is updated twice daily – in the morning and evening. Precipitation prediction is for 48 hours into the future from October through March and for 24 hours into the future from April through September. Brodhead: 6 am-noon Sat May 25 0. Brodhead: noon-6 pm Sat May 25 0. Brodhead: 6 pm-midn Sat May 25 0. Brodhead: midn-6 am Sun May 26 0. Brodhead: 6 am-noon Sun May 26 0. Brodhead: noon-6 pm Sun May 26 0. Brodhead: 6 pm-midn Sun May 26 0. Brodhead: midn-6 am Mon May 27 0. Lon 4263 8944 4266 8937 4257 8932 4248 8919 4241 8921 4249 8938.

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Fri, 24 May: Showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 56°, H: 70°

Today’s forcast for Rockford Illinois, as of 5:16 AM on Friday, the 24th of May. Overnight, showers and thunderstorms. Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Then, Friday, showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. High near 70. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Friday Night, showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Next, Saturday, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:27 am and the sun will set at 8:19 pm.

There are 3 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Significant Thunderstorm Risk. with an associated: Elevated hail risk. up to half dollar size. Elevated damaging wind risk. up to 70 mph. Limited Tornado risk. Significant Flash Flood Risk. Discussion. Showers and thunderstorms are likely this morning, however severe weather is not expected this morning. Thunderstorms could re-develop late this afternoon, but are more likely tonight. Some of these storms could be severe with large hail and damaging winds the primary threats, though there is a low end tornado risk as well. Some of the storms could produce torrential rainfall which could result in localized flash flooding tonight. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Saturday. Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Elevated Flooding Risk. Sunday. Limited Flooding Risk. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Monday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Tuesday. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Wednesday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk. Discussion:. While there will be many dry hours, there will also be periodic bouts of showers and thunderstorms. Some potential does exist for both severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall resulting in flooding. Spotter information statement. Spotters may be needed tonight. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the northeast at 30 to 35 mph.

Flood Watch. Periods of Heavy Rainfall Likely Tonight. Flash flood watch in effect from this evening through saturday morning. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a. Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and northwest Indiana, including the following areas, in Illinois, Boone, Cook, De Kalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, La Salle, Lake, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Will, and Winnebago. In northwest Indiana, Lake. From this evening through Saturday morning. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to impact the watch area tonight and these storms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Runoff from this heavy rainfall may result in areas of flash flooding, along with additional rises on area rivers. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Hydrologic Outlook. Hydrologic Outlook National Weather Service Chicago IL 126 PM Central Daylight Time Thu May 23 2019. Rainfall over the next several days may lead to additional river rises and possible flooding. Many rivers across the area remain elevated due to rainfall over the last several weeks. Additional rainfall is possible tomorrow into next week which may further increase river levels. Areas at highest risk of significant river rises include the Rock and Fox River Basins. This flood potential exists through early next week. Rainfall of 1. to 5. inches occurred across northeast Illinois over the last week. This rainfall has kept many river locations elevated, with a few locations near flood stage. Soil moisture also remains high across the area. Although confidence is low at this time regarding exact placement and amounts of future rainfall, some areas may receive 1. to 2. inches of rainfall by Monday with isolated high amounts. There is also the potential for some of this rainfall to occur in heavy thunderstorms which may cause flash flooding impacts. This outlook means that elevated river conditions and potential impacts are possible, but not yet certain. Those with interests along area rivers should closely monitor future river forecasts including the possibility of flood watches, warnings, and advisories.

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Thu, 23 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 76°, L: 55°

Rockford’s forecast for today, as of 5:15 AM on Thursday, the 23rd of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Then later, Tonight, a chance of thunderstorms after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Friday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. And then, Friday Night, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Sunrise today will be at 5:28 am and the sun will set at 8:18 pm.

There are 2 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Discussion. There is a chance of thunderstorms late tonight. Days two through seven. Friday through Wednesday. Friday. Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Significant Flooding Risk. Saturday. Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Elevated Flooding Risk. Sunday and Monday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Tuesday. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Wednesday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk. Discussion:. Warm and humid air lingering over the area will support ongoing thunderstorm chances through the forecast period, with stronger storms possible Friday evening and again Saturday afternoon. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the east around 40 mph late tonight.

Flood Advisory. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Advisory for the Rock River. Rock River at Latham Park affecting Winnebago County Rock River at Byron affecting Ogle County. The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Safety message. If you encounter a flooded roadway. turn around and find an alternate route. Additional information can be found at weather. gov/chicago. Ilc201-231855- /o. Klot. T0655z-190524t1800z/ /lati2. T0000z. T0000z. T0000z. OO/ 155 AM Central Daylight Time Thu May 23 2019. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a * Flood Advisory for The Rock River at Latham Park, or from Swanson Road in Roscoe downstream to Shorewood Park in Loves Park. until Friday afternoon. At 130 AM Thursday the stage was 7. feet. Action stage is 8. feet. Flood stage is 9. feet. Forecast. The river will rise to near 8. feet by this afternoon. Impact. At 8. feet. Water overflows low-lying river banks along Baldwin Drive and North Pier Drive in Machesney Park. Winnebago County considers “no wake” order for the Rock River. Lon 4239 8908 4239 8898 4230 8903 4230 8911.

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Wed, 22 May: Cloudy through mid morning, with Hazards – H: 80°, L: 59°

Rockford’s weather forecast for today, created at 5:15 AM on Wednesday, the 22nd of May. Today, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Then later, Tonight, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1am and 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Thursday, sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. And then, Thursday Night, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. Sunrise today will be at 5:29 am and the sun will set at 8:17 pm.

There is one local weather hazard at the time of this report. Here’s that local weather hazard.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. with an associated: Limited hail risk. up to one inch diameter. Limited damaging wind risk. up to 60 mph. Limited Non thunderstorm wind Risk. High Swim Risk. Discussion. After a quiet but breezy day, thunderstorms are expected to develop across the area this evening and overnight, moving from west to east. During the evening a few of these storms may be capable of producing damaging winds and perhaps some large hail, mainly along and west of I-39. Strong southerly winds this afternoon gusting over 30 mph may also pose a hazard ahead of the storms. Days two through seven. Thursday through Tuesday. Thursday. Limited Flooding Risk. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Friday. Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Flooding Risk. Saturday through Tuesday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Discussion:. The SPC day three outlook has most of the area in a slight risk for severe weather on Friday, but thunderstorms are possible at various times from tonight through Memorial Day weekend, with heavy rainfall and localized flooding a continued threat. Spotter information statement. Spotters may be needed this evening in western portions of the outlook area. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the northeast at 30-40 mph tonight.

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Tue, 21 May: A 40 percent chance of showers, with Hazards – L: 45°, H: 51°

Today’s weather conditions for Rockford Illinois, as of 5:16 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Overnight, a 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 45. And then, Tuesday, showers, mainly before 2pm. High near 51. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Tuesday Night, a slight chance of showers before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Low around 49. Windy, with an east wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Then later, Wednesday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:29 am and the sun will set at 8:16 pm.

There is one local weather hazard at the time of this report. Here’s that local weather hazard.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. with an associated: Limited hail risk. up to one inch diameter. Limited damaging wind risk. up to 60 mph. Elevated Flooding Risk. Limited Non thunderstorm wind Risk. High Swim Risk. Discussion. Thunderstorms tonight may pose a small risk of hail and damaging winds, mainly in the portion of the outlook area from Mendota to Fowler and south. Of greater concern is heavy rainfall which could produce localized flooding. Winds also will be very strong toward evening, gusting between 30 and 40 mph from the east. These strong onshore winds will also pose a risk to those along the immediate lakefront or to anyone trying an early season swim. Days two through seven. Wednesday through Monday. Wednesday. Limited Flooding Risk. High Swim Risk Thursday. Limited Flooding Risk. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Friday through Monday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Spotter information statement. Spotters may be needed this evening in far southwest portions of the outlook area. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the northeast at 45 mph.

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Mon, 20 May: Mostly cloudy – H: 61°, L: 44°

Today’s Rockford Illinois weather outlook, as of 6:30 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Next, Tonight, a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Tuesday, showers likely, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Then later, Tuesday Night, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunrise today will be at 5:30 am and the sun will set at 8:15 pm. Stay tuned for weather updates since the weather’s always changing.

Mon, 20 May: Mostly cloudy – H: 61°, L: 44°

Today’s forcast for Rockford Illinois, reported at 5:16 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Next, Tonight, a 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Tuesday, showers likely, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Looking ahead, Tuesday Night, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunrise today will be at 5:30 am and the sun will set at 8:15 pm. Stay tuned for weather updates since the weather’s always changing.

Sun, 19 May: A 50 percent chance of showers, with Hazards – L: 61°, H: 69°

Today’s weather outlook for Rockford Illinois, reported at 5:16 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Overnight, a 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 61. Then, Sunday, showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm. High near 69. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Sunday Night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Looking ahead, Monday, partly sunny, with a high near 60. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:31 am and the sun will set at 8:14 pm.

There is one local weather hazard at the time of this report. Here’s that local weather hazard.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. with an associated: Limited Tornado risk. Elevated hail risk. up to 1 inch in diameter. Elevated damaging wind risk. up to 60 mph. Limited Non thunderstorm wind Risk. Discussion. Strong southerly winds ahead of an approaching cold front will be the first concern today. Thunderstorms that may develop along the front also could locally enhance these strong winds and produce damaging gusts. The primary area of concern is east of I-55 and the primary period of concern is late morning into early afternoon. Days two through seven. Monday through Saturday. Tuesday. Limited Flooding Risk. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk. Wednesday through Saturday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Discussion:. A very strong low pressure system developing over the Plains early this week could bring heavy rain and possibly severe storms to the outlook area late Tuesday into Tuesday night. Spotter information statement. Spotters may be needed toward mid day. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the northeast at 50 mph.

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Sat, 18 May: Showers and thunderstorms likely, with Hazards – H: 79°, L: 62°

Today’s Rockford Illinois weather forcast, reported at 5:15 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May. Today, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Then, Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Sunday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Looking ahead, Sunday Night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Sunrise today will be at 5:32 am and the sun will set at 8:13 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Significant Thunderstorm Risk. with an associated: Limited Tornado risk. Elevated hail risk. up to quarter size. Elevated damaging wind risk. up to 60 mph. Elevated Flooding Risk. Discussion. Scattered thunderstorms are possible especially across the western portion of the outlook area today. There is a chance that some of these storms could produce damaging winds or large hail. The area of concern is mainly south of I-90 and west of I-55. The threat of tornadoes appears to be low. Tonight there could be periods of heavy rain leading to localized flooding. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. Sunday. Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk. Tuesday. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk. Wednesday and Thursday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Discussion:. Additional thunderstorms will be possible Sunday. Some may have the potential to produce strong wind gusts. After a brief break on Monday, thunderstorms will be possible again Tuesday, though the potential for severe weather remains uncertain at this time. Spotter information statement. Spotters may be needed this afternoon, mainly in western portions of the outlook area. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the east at 25 to 30 mph.

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Fri, 17 May: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 60°, H: 55°⇓

Rockford’s weather conditions for today, created at 5:15 AM on Friday, the 17th of May. Overnight, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 60. And then, Friday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Temperature falling to around 53 by 8am. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Friday Night, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. And then, Saturday, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:33 am and the sun will set at 8:12 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Flooding Risk. Discussion. A cold front pushing south through the region this morning should confine thunderstorm activity mainly to the southern portions of the area. However, increasing deep layer moisture will allow for some of the stronger storms to produce locally heavy rainfall. Areas of training thunderstorms could bring a threat of localized flooding. The front is expected to lift back north as a warm front tonight, keeping chances for thunderstorms across the region. Some storms may be strong to severe, producing large hail and damaging winds. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Saturday. Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Flooding Risk. Sunday. Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Tuesday. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Wednesday and Thursday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Discussion:. Periods of thunderstorms are expected through the weekend and again by mid week. The greatest chance for the next round of severe thunderstorms will be Sunday afternoon and evening. However, some thunderstorms on Saturday will have the potential to produce locally heavy rainfall, bringing renewed flooding potential. Monday should be quiet, and then there will be periodic chances for thunderstorms Tuesday through Thursday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the east at 40 mph.

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