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Weather Summary
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
928 PM CDT Wed Jul 19 2017

Hot and humid conditions were found across eastern Iowa, northwest
Illinois, and northeast Missouri on Wednesday, as strong
thunderstorms tracked east southeast out of southern Minnesota.
These storms produced widespread damaging wind over northern and
northeast Iowa, southern Wisconsin, and northern Illinois during
the evening. Several downed trees and winds up to 70 mph were
reported. Wednesday high temperatures, ranged from 88 degrees in
Dubuque and Monticello, to 95 degrees in Fairfield. However, it
felt even warmer, with heat indices over 100 degrees at times
during the afternoon.

Mild temperatures and partly clear skies will be found overnight
tonight, as a warm front remains north of the area. Temperatures
will only drop into the upper 60s and lower 70s by sunrise
Thursday. Another hot and humid summer day will be found Thursday,
with high temperatures rising into the 90s and heat indices
approaching 100 degrees by the afternoon. Showers and
thunderstorms will be possible during the afternoon and evening.
Some storms may be strong, with heavy rain, frequent lightning,
and damaging winds the main threats.

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