Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL
AWUS83 KDVN 201544
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
944 AM CST Mon Feb 20 2017
Mild temperatures and southeast winds of 5 to 15 miles an hour were
common across the region last night, as a warm front lifted
northeastward into southwest Wisconsin. Some patchy fog developed
across the area towards daybreak, with visibilities under a mile
at times. As of 6 am, overnight low temperatures ranged from the
upper 30s in Freeport, up to the mid 50s in Fairfield.
New record high temperatures will be established again today, as
south southeast winds of 10 to 20 miles an hour; with gusts up
to 30 miles an hour; are seen out ahead of an approaching cold
front currently traversing western Iowa. Generally cloudy skies
will prevail across the area, with shower and thunderstorm chances
gradually increasing this afternoon and evening. Rainfall totals
by Tuesday morning will generally be between a quarter and a half
an inch. Temperatures will top out in the 60s and lower 70s
area-wide, breaking record highs in the process.
The rain will come to an end from west to east overnight, as
temperatures settle back into the 40s and lower 50s.