Showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 47 by noon, then falling to around 40 during the remainder of the day. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after midnight. Low around 37. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Marginal Risk for severe weather for the Rockford area Friday. Damaging winds and maybe a hail threat is the biggest threat for right now.