Severe Storms And Heavy Rain Is Expected In The Central/Southern Plains; Locally Heavy Rain/Scattered Storms In East/South; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West

Late afternoon and evening severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall is expected from the Front Range of the Central/Southern Rockies into the High Plains. Meanwhile in the East and South, a slow moving front will trigger scattered storms with locally heavy rain. Finally, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in the West are requiring alerts throughout the region and even into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ottawa Municipal Airport (KOWI)

Lat: 38.54°NLon: 95.25°WElev: 958ft.

A Few Clouds

88°F

31°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 18 Aug 2:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ottawa KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Ottawa KS
 38.62°N 95.26°W
12:25 pm CDT Aug 18, 2018
3pm CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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