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Weather Summary
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
937 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

Hot and humid conditions were found across the region on Thursday,
as a frontal boundary remained draped over eastern Iowa and
northern Illinois. Thursday high temperatures, ranged from 84
degrees in Freeport, to 98 degrees in Mount Pleasant. However, it
felt even warmer, with heat indices over 100 degrees for several
hours in the afternoon. Strong thunderstorms tracked over portions
of southeast Iowa during the evening, bringing very heavy rain,
large hail, damaging winds, and flash flooding. Radar estimates
of 3 to 5 inches of rain fell over Henry county in Iowa.

Active weather will be seen overnight tonight, with several rounds
of showers and thunderstorms. Torrential rain, small hail, and
winds up to 60 mph will be possible with these storms. Humid
conditions will continue overnight, with low temperatures only
dropping into the lower to middle 70s. Expect another warm and
humid day Friday, with highs in the upper 80s to middle 90s and
heat indices over 100 degrees by the afternoon. Additional storms
will redevelop Friday afternoon and evening, with heavy rain,
damaging winds, and lightning the main threats.

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