Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: -88.85°WElev: 650ft.

Fair

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.47 in
Dewpoint 1°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 9:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Ottawa IL

Winter Weather Advisory February 14, 06:00am until February 15, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow likely, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -1. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Chance Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday
Snow. High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -1. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Ottawa IL
 41.35°N 88.85°W
9:15 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
9pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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