Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL
AWUS83 KDVN 190123
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
823 PM CDT Tue Apr 18 2017
Strong south winds of 15 to 25 miles an hour; with gusts between 30
and 40 miles an hour; prevailed across the area Tuesday afternoon,
as a cold front nudged into northwest Iowa. Under a mix of clouds and
sun, temperatures topped out in the 70s area- wide. The cool spot was
Dubuque with a high of 71, while Fort Madison managed to reach 79.
Normal highs for this time of year area in the low to mid 60s.
The cold front in northwest Iowa will move southeast overnight,
pushing into east central Iowa and northwest Illinois by daybreak.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible along the front
overnight and early Wednesday. Temperatures will drop into the upper
40s and lower 50s northwest of Highway 151, while areas south of a
path from Ottumwa, to Davenport, to Sterling, see low temperatures in
the upper 50s and low 60s.