Major Hurricane Lane Nudging Closer to Hawaii; Locally Heavy Rain in Southwest; Air Quality Issues in Northwest

Major hurricane Lane continues to inch closer to Hawaii with multiple hazards already in effect, including Hurricane Watches for Maui and Hawaii Counties and a Flash Flood Watch for the state. Meanwhile, monsoon moisture may produce locally heavy rain and flash flood concerns in the Four Corners. Finally, air quality concerns persist across the Northwest with smoke from ongoing western wildfires. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Partly Cloudy

22°C

72°F

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed N 22 km/h
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 18°C (65°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 21 Aug 8:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Ottawa IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. North northwest wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 25. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 12. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 26. South southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 15 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 23 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. North northwest wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 25. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 12. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 26. South southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 21.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Ottawa IL
 41.35°N 88.85°W
8:16 pm CDT Aug 21, 2018
8pm CDT Aug 21, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2018
 
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