Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ottawa Municipal Airport (KOWI)

Lat: 38.54° N Lon: 95.25° W Elev: 958 ft.




Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.79 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 2:35 pm CDT
Detailed forecast for

Linn County

Rest Of Today
Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely...isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Considerable cloudiness with chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 60.
Partly cloudy. Highs around 80.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the lower 80s.
Thursday Night And Friday
Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs 81 to 87.
Friday Night And Saturday
Partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Highs in the upper 80s.

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138 PM CDT Sun Aug 19 2018

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