Advanced Tools Interactive Radar Alert Room Map Room Forecasts & Conditions Closings & Delays MEET THE WEATHER TEAM Alex Kirchner Alex Kirchner is the 13 Weather Authority's chief meteorologist at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. Justin Ballard Justin Ballard is the meteorologist for 13 News Today and 13 News at Noon. Tommie Owens Tommie Owens is the meteorologist for 13 News Weekend. 13 Weather Authority A blustery Saturday leads to a chilly Sunday January 19, 2019 The snow might be gone, but that does mean the cold temperatures are gone as well. Read More » Connect With WREX Facebook Twitter Instagram Envelope Top Stories 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. Update: No injuries reported after fire at Crop Production Services near Dixon 13 WREX has learned that there has been a fire at Crop Production Services (CPS) in Dixon early this morning. Winnebago County board approves 2019 budget after weeks of debate about sheriff’s budget The Winnebago County Board approves a 2019 budget after weeks of debate on how to close a $4 million budget Officials on scene of a serious wreck in Rockford Serious car crash in downtown Rockford.