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Weather Summary
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
852 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

Unseasonably warm and quiet conditions were found across eastern
Iowa, northwest Illinois, and northeast Missouri early Wednesday,
as a cold front tracked east over the upper Great Plains into the
Midwest. Morning low temperatures, ranged from 61 degrees in
Freeport, to 71 degrees in Ottumwa.

Warm, breezy, and humid conditions will be the norm today, as a
cold front pushes east over Iowa. Ahead of the front, a few
isolated thunderstorms will be possible along and north of highway
30 during the morning hours. Otherwise, dry conditions will be
seen. South winds will also gust up to 25 mph during the
afternoon, bringing warmer air into the region. Temperatures will
quickly rise into the upper 80s and lower 90s by the afternoon.
However, it will feel even warmer, with heat index values in the
lower to middle 90s. A better chance of thunderstorms will be seen
late Wednesday afternoon and evening, mainly from 4 pm to 11 pm.
The main threats will be lightning, large hail, and damaging
winds. Not all areas will receive rain Wednesday. Overnight low
temperatures, will drop into the 60s.

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