Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Partly Cloudy

58°F

14°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 May 2:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Ottawa IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly after 8pm. The rain could be heavy at times.  Low around 38. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain, mainly before noon.  High near 50. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Breezy. Rain
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Areas of frost after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Rain, mainly after 8pm. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 38. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Rain, mainly before noon. High near 50. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Areas of frost after 2am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Ottawa IL
 41.38°N 88.85°W
2:15 pm CDT May 8, 2021
3pm CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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