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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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West Branch IA

7 Day Forecast

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Quad Cities, IA/IL Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: -6 °C

Saturday

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain/Snow

High: 3 °C

Saturday
Night

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

Low: -4 °C

Sunday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Snow

High: -3 °C

Sunday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: -16 °C

Monday

Sunny

Sunny

High: -9 °C

Monday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Snow

Low: -12 °C

Tuesday

Slight Chance Snow

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 1 °C

Tuesday
Night

Slight Chance Snow

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: -7 °C

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around -6. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
  • Saturday A chance of rain and snow after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 3. Southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Saturday Night Snow. Low around -4. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 11 centimeters.
  • Sunday Snow with areas of blowing snow. High near -3. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 7 centimeters.
  • Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -16. Blustery.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near -9.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -12.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 1.
  • Tuesday Night A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7.
  • Wednesday A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near -3.
  • Wednesday Night A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -17.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near -11.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -20.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near -8.