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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Overcast

42°F

6°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed W 16 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.54 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 24 Feb 3:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Ottawa IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 52. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 52 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of drizzle before 10pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Blustery.
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 45 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Chance Rain

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 52. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of drizzle before 10pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of snow showers after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
A chance of rain, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Ottawa IL
 41.35°N 88.85°W
3:18 pm CST Feb 24, 2017
3pm CST Feb 24, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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