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Sprawling Storm System Bringing Impactful Weather To Western and Central U.S. Through Midweek

A large storm system will extend from the West Coast to the Great Lakes during the next couple days bringing hazardous weather to many parts of the country. Heavy snow is expected in the higher terrain of the West, along with very strong winds. Snow and ice will disrupt travel in parts of the Midwest, and heavy rain could cause widespread flooding in the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ottawa Municipal Airport (KOWI)

Lat: 38.54°NLon: 95.25°WElev: 958ft.

Overcast

64°F

18°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 18 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.65 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 19 Feb 6:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Ottawa KS

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 46 by 5pm. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Low around 43. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers.  Temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers and sleet before 1am, then a chance of freezing rain and sleet between 1am and 3am, then a chance of freezing rain after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of freezing rain before 11am, then a chance of rain showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 46 by 5pm. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Low around 43. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers and sleet before 1am, then a chance of freezing rain and sleet between 1am and 3am, then a chance of freezing rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A slight chance of freezing rain before 11am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain showers before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 11pm and 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers before 3am, then a chance of snow showers between 3am and 5am, then a chance of rain and snow showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Ottawa KS
 38.62°N 95.26°W
6:41 am CST Feb 19, 2018
7am CST Feb 19, 2018-6pm CST Feb 25, 2018
 
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