Rockford Scanner™: NWS Says Possible Severe Weather Later Today



Severe weather is POSSIBLE this afternoon as a broken line of thunderstorms track across the area. The main hazards in any severe storms will be large hail &/or damaging winds. REMEMBER: any thunderstorm, severe or not, is capable of producing frequent cloud to ground lightning and heavy downpours.

Approximate Severe Risk Timing: 2pm-7pm from west to east.

Keep an eye to the sky this afternoon. Have a reliable way to receive warnings and a plan to quickly take action if a warning is issued for your area, especially if you will be outside away from shelter. If you hear thunder or see lightning, move quickly to safe shelter.