Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL
AWUS83 KDVN 111658
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
1058 AM CST Wed Jan 11 2017
A weak low pressure system moved into northwest Iowa overnight,
lifting a warm front northward to the Highway 20 corridor.
Cloudy skies and south southeast winds of 10 to 15 miles an
hour prevailed during the middle of the night, as temperatures
rose into the mid 20s to mid 30s by 8 am. Low temperatures
last evening were in the upper teens to mid 20s.
The low pressure system will move southeastward into central
Illinois today and tonight, as high pressure builds into the
area from the northwest. Light rain will be possible southeast
of the Highway 151 corridor this afternoon, with light
freezing rain possible to the northwest. The light rain will
gradually change to light freezing rain or drizzle over the
entire area later this evening and overnight, as temperatures
drop below the freezing mark. Areas generally north of Highway
30, and east of Highway 61, have the best chance at seeing
ice accumulations of a light glaze, up to a tenth of an inch.
Rainfall totals will be generally light, with most areas that
see rain only receiving a trace, up to a tenth of an inch.
Temperatures today will top out in the lower 30s from
Independence to Dubuque, up the the low to mid 50s in parts of
southeast Iowa, northeast Missouri, and west central Illinois.
Lows tonight will range from the upper single digits near
Waterloo, to the upper 20s and lower 30s along the Illinois