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Welcome to Rockford Scanner’s Weather Page. Below are the daily forecast for the Rockford area along with the current weather conditions for various locations across the Rockford area. The forecast is updated once daily and weather alerts are up to the minute.

TODAY’S FORECAST: (Updated: 04/25/17 at 9:40 am)

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Side Note:  Some healthy rainfall totals are possible this evening through Thursday.  Some areas could see an inch or more of rain.  The majority of that coming late Wednesday into Tuesday.
For the latest weather Advisories, Watches, and Warnings please check out theRockford Skywarn Facebook Page!


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About Weather Forecaster Will:

Will is a junior meteorology major at Valparaiso University where he volunteers at the school radio station, WVUR, as weather forecaster for the daily news segment “The Source.” Will also is the treasurer of a new club on campus the Valparaiso University Emergency Management Organization (VEMO).  On a more local scale, Will is a local certified storm spotter since 2009 and a member of Rockford Metro Skywarn group.  He is also a member of the international non-profit weather organization JW Severe Weather that is headed out of Northern Illinois, helps run the Illinois Extreme Storm Chaser’s Facebook page, and is a CoCoRaHS observer for Roscoe, IL and Valparaiso, IN.