Advanced Tools Interactive Radar Alert Room Map Room Forecasts & Conditions Closings & Delays Map Room 13 Weather Authority Rockford 84° Freeport 82° DeKalb 81° Rochelle 81° Sterling 84° Janesville 84° Monroe 83° High heat and heavy downpours threaten on Saturday July 19, 2019 We’ll get another day of intense heat and humidity, then a big drop sets in. Read More » Connect With WREX Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope Top Stories Rain returns for the end of the week Rain has been lacking so far this month with only 4 days measuring rainfall. That should change late this week Winnebago County 2019 budget nearly $3 million in the red Not only is the 2019 budget in the red, but the county says it looks like 2018 will end with Winnebago School District negotiations still ongoing, strike on the table Will they strike? That's the big question tonight about Winnebago teachers. Jury: Man guilty of killing Machesney Park teen Michael Mernack, 37, killed Rebecaa Finkenhofer, 16, at her Minns home on Dec. 28, 2016. 1 person killed in serious crash in front of Eisenhower M.S. The Rockford Police Department is on the scene of a serious three car crash in front of Eisenhower Middle School.