Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.
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Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 May 8:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ottawa IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 73. West wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. West wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Increasing clouds, with a high near 73. West wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Ottawa IL
 41.35°N 88.85°W
9:16 pm CDT May 5, 2016
9pm CDT May 5, 2016-6pm CDT May 12, 2016
 
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