Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL
AWUS83 KDVN 220149
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
849 PM CDT THU JUL 21 2016
Hot and humid conditions were common across the area Thursday,
as a cold front remained draped across Nebraska and Minnesota.
Actual high temperatures topped out between 91 and 95 degrees,
with heat indices mainly peaking between 105 and 115 degrees.
Gusty southerly winds of 15 to 25 mph were seen across the
area, which took a little edge off of the extreme heat.
Showers and thunderstorms will move across east central Iowa
and northern Illinois tonight, providing those areas with
torrential rains and gusty winds. Some of the stronger storms
will produce damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. Elsewhere,
the warm and muggy conditions will continue. Temperatures will
remain on the mild side, with lows mainly in the 70s.