Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL
AWUS83 KDVN 181503
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
1003 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016
A weak cold front dropped southeastward through northern
Illinois and east central Iowa overnight, as some showers and
thunderstorms moved eastward across areas south of I-80. Some of
the stronger storms produced gusty winds and torrential rains.
Otherwise, warm, muggy, and humid conditions prevailed across the
area, along with some patchy areas of fog. As of 7 am, overnight
lows ranged from 64 in Independence, up to 79 in Keokuk.
Mostly cloudy to cloudy skies will prevail across the area today,
with some clearing working into the area during the late afternoon.
Some lingering showers will remain possible across areas south of
Highway 34 from Ottumwa to Galesburg through the afternoon.
Temperatures will top out in the lower and middle 80s along and
north of Interstate 80. Meanwhile, areas south of I-80 will see
temperatures reach into the upper 80s and low 90s, with heat index
values in the 90s to around 100.