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Severe weather expected in portions of the Central U.S on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects severe weather to be possible in the Central U.S on Sunday. The area of greatest concern is in the northern Plains which has been identified as an Enhanced Risk area. In this area, large hail and damaging winds will be the primary threats, but an isolated tornado can not be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 4 Jul 7:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ottawa IL

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Ottawa IL
 41.35°N 88.85°W
6:17 pm CDT Jul 4, 2015
8pm CDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2015
 
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