Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms are possible from the central Plains into the Great Lakes today, Friday and Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 89.15°WElev: 650ft.

Overcast

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed S 15 km/h
Barometer 29.96 in
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility 16 km
Last update 24 Jun 4:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Ottawa IL

Flash Flood Watch June 24, 07:00pm until June 26, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 21. South wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am.  High near 28. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 21. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 29. South southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1am.  Low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 20 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 26. South wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 21. South wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. High near 28. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 21. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 29. South southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1am. Low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Ottawa IL
 41.38°N 88.85°W
4:15 pm CDT Jun 24, 2021
5pm CDT Jun 24, 2021-6pm CDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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