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AWUS83 KDVN 170104

Weather Summary
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
804 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017

Mostly sunny skies, breezy south winds, and near record highs were
found across eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois, and northeast
Missouri on Tuesday, as an area of low pressure tracked east over
southern Minnesota. Scattered showers and thunderstorms moved over
portions of southern Nebraska and western Iowa during the evening
hours, bringing large hail, damaging winds, and frequent
lightning. Closer to home, above normal temperatures and gusty
south winds were common, with high temperatures topping out in
the middle to upper 80s area wide.

Increasing clouds and mild temperatures will be found overnight
tonight, as an area of low pressure strengthens over Nebraska. A
few storms will track over portions of eastern Iowa after midnight
tonight, with small hail and gusty winds the main threats. Expect
dissipating storms over the area around sunrise Wednesday, with
lows only dropping into the middle 60s. Gusty south winds and warm
conditions will be the norm Wednesday, with highs reaching the
lower 80s by the afternoon. Thunderstorm chances increase during
the afternoon and evening across the area, with some storms
becoming severe. Large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes
are all possible Wednesday afternoon and evening.

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