We've had nearly perfect weather the past several days with cool temps, breezes, and sunny skies, but that's all about to change as we head into the weekend.

Chance of Severe Thunderstorms on Wednesday and Thursday

Watch for severe thunderstorms expected on Wednesday night (6/12) and Thursday (6/13) in the Rockford region.

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According to the latest forecast from the Weather Channel, it will be in the lower 90s on Wednesday (6/12) in Rockford, then a chance of severe thunderstorms on Wednesday night.

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Thursday's high will be around 90 with a 40 percent chance of scattered afternoon thunderstorms.

7 Straight Days with Temperatures in the 90s?

According to the latest weather forecast, it's going to feel uncomfortable outside for nearly a week, unless you're a lizard living in Rockford.

Temperatures will be a bit milder on Friday and Saturday around Rockford with highs expected in the mid-80s, and little to no chance of rain both days.

On Sunday (6/16), it will heat back up into the lower 90s and remain hot in the 90s through most of next week, and a chance of Thunderstorms every day from June 16 through 23, according to the latest Weather Channel extended forecast.

Tornado Threat for Wisconsin on Wednesday (6/12) and Thursday (6/13)

According to some weather models, there could be tornado activity on Wednesday and an even greater chance on Thursday (6/13) in parts of Wisconsin.

While there's a small chance of any tornado activity, damaging winds and hail are more likely to be part of some severe thunderstorms on Wednesday and Thursday, according to the weather models from Max Velocity.

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