Heavy rain from the central Gulf Coast to Southeast U.S. this weekend

Heavy rain is expected from eastern Texas across the Lower Miss. Valley to the Southeast U.S. this weekend. This rain could lead to flash flooding. Meanwhile, heavy rain will also spread into the Northwest U.S., with heavy snow in the higher elevations of the Cascades and northern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Light Snow

33°F

1°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 Dec 5:35 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Ottawa IL

Winter Weather Advisory December 4, 07:00am until December 4, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 5pm.  High near 34. South southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 28 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 5pm. High near 34. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a slight chance of rain between 11am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Ottawa IL
 41.35°N 88.85°W
4:18 am CST Dec 4, 2016
5am CST Dec 4, 2016-6pm CST Dec 10, 2016
 
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