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Weather Summary
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
924 PM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

Hot and humid conditions were found across eastern Iowa, northwest
Illinois, and northeast Missouri on Thursday, as a cold front
pushed east over the upper Great Plains. Thursday high
temperatures, ranged from 85 degrees in Freeport, to 91 degrees
in Mount Pleasant. However, it felt warmer, with heat indices in
the middle to upper 90s during the afternoon. Scattered showers
and thunderstorms developed over portions of northwest Illinois
during the late afternoon and evening, bringing torrential rains,
frequent lightning, 40 mph winds, and even some quarter size hail.
At 9 pm, scattered showers and thunderstorms were tracking
southeast into eastern Iowa and northern Illinois.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to push
southeast over the region tonight, bringing heavy rain, wind gusts
around 40 mph, and frequent lightning. Expect rainfall totals
between a half inch and an inch for those areas that see a
thunderstorm. Friday morning low temperatures, will be in the
upper 60s and lower 70s. Another warm and humid day will be found
Friday, with highs topping out in the middle to upper 80s. A cold
front will track east across the region during the evening and
overnight, bringing another chance of rain and cooler weather to
the Midwest during the weekend.

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