Winter Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather from the South into the East

Another winter storm will shift across the Great Lakes into New England today through Thursday. Ice and snow will change to some rain today along the Appalachian corridor before ending as some snow Thursday. Strong winds will cause a ground blizzard in the Northern Plains. Heavy rain and thunderstorms will bring a threat for flooding from the northern Gulf Coast into southern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Partly Cloudy

-8°C

18°F

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed W 15 km/h
Barometer 29.88 in
Dewpoint -11°C (13°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-14°C (7°F)
Last update 23 Jan 6:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Ottawa IL

Wind Chill Watch January 24, 06:00pm until January 25, 12:00pm
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Wind Chill Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. West northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -11 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers between 1pm and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    High: -6 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -22. Wind chill values as low as -31. West northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -22 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow after 1pm.  Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near -14. Wind chill values as low as -32. West southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: -14 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18. South southwest wind around 10 km/h becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Chance Snow

    Low: -18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of flurries after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near -11.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: -11 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of flurries before 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -8.

    Chance Snow

    High: -8 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around -12.

    Snow

    Low: -12 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -11. West northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers between 1pm and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -6. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -22. Wind chill values as low as -31. West northwest wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow after 1pm. Increasing clouds and cold, with a high near -14. Wind chill values as low as -32. West southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -18. South southwest wind around 10 km/h becoming north northeast after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of flurries after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near -11.
Saturday Night
A chance of flurries before 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of snow, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -8.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around -12.
Monday
Snow, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near -5.
Monday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near -12.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -21.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -17.
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Point Forecast:
Ottawa IL
 41.35°N 88.85°W
5:15 pm CST Jan 23, 2019
6pm CST Jan 23, 2019-6pm CST Jan 30, 2019
 
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