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So, The Rockford Area Got Some Hail Yesterday, And Cameras Were Ready

Depending on where you live, or where you were yesterday evening, you got to experience 10-15 minutes of some rather intense hail. My on-air partner, Joe Dredge, and his sister got the complete "I hope my windshield doesn't shatter" treatment, complete with dents on the car.

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Illinois Storm Chaser Catches Chilling Wind Sound

Usually when storms are happening people take shelter indoors, but this storm chaser didn't and I'm so glad because his video is captivating.

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Former Rockford Meteorlogist Believes We May See Snow This Week
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Former Rockford Meteorologist Believes Snow Possible This Week

Remember Eric Sorensen? For years he was the meteorologist at WREX TVĀ in Rockford.

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Roscoe Family Wakes Up To Surprise In Yard Following Storm

Monday night's storm blew around garbage cans, took out tree branches and sent one huge object through the air, landing in a Roscoe family's yard. But where did it come from?

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Remember When We Used to Get Snow in the Rockford Area?

I don't know what it's like around your house, but being married to a snow-worshipper has been kind of tough for me this winter. My wife Amy has not been pleased at all with our lack of something for her to shovel. "Is it ever going to snow agaaaaaaaaaaaaaain?" she whined/growled the other night.

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Rockford Is One Of The Coldest Cities In U.S.
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Rockford Makes Top 50 ‘Coldest Cities’ List

Rockford has topped another "Top 50" list and it's not crime-related, which is good. Apparently it's one of the coldest cities in the U.S., which is not good.

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Let’s Take a Look at Some Rockford Weather Records

This morning, on the WROK Morning Show, Joe and I were discussing the latest news out of the western part of the US--in particular, the incredibly heavy snowfalls being experienced by Colorado, Idaho, and other neighboring states. Hundreds of roofs have collapsed, with hundreds more in danger of collapse. That discussion led us to Rockford's winter of 1979.

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When is Rockford Going to Get Some Sunshine Again?!

I don't know about you, but we on the WROK Morning Show are in some serious need of sunshine. None of us suffer from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), but I believe we're starting to develop it. And, with weather reports saying we won't see any sunshine until at least Sunday of this week, it's coming on fast.

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Icy Weather Delays Garbage Pickup in Rockford

Icy roads this morning not only made it difficult to get to work in Rockford, but they also shutdown garbage pickup operations.

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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued For Rockford Area

The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory for tonight signaling possible hazardous driving conditions for the afternoon commute.

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