Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Critical fire weather threats continue across portions of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Fair

30°C

86°F

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 9 km/h
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index35°C (95°F)
Last update 10 Aug 10:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Oglesby IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 32. Heat index values as high as 39. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h, with gusts as high as 20 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 32. Heat index values as high as 39. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. North northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h, with gusts as high as 20 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Oglesby IL
 41.3°N 89.06°W
10:16 am CDT Aug 10, 2020
11am CDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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