Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL
AWUS83 KDVN 040043
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
643 PM CST Sat Dec 3 2016
Partly cloudy to cloudy skies and light winds were common
across the area Saturday afternoon, as high pressure moved off
to the east. Most of the area saw temperatures top out between
38 and 43 degrees, with the exceptions of Dubuque and Freeport
where the high was only 35.
The season`s first measurable snowfall will overspread the
area late tonight and Sunday morning, as a storm system moves
into western Iowa. Snowfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are
expected mainly on grassy and elevated surfaces generally
along and north of I-80, with 1 to 3 inches southward toward
the Highway 34 corridor between Ottumwa and Galesburg. Parts
of southeast Iowa, northeast Missouri, and west central
Illinois will see a rain and snow mix; with under an inch of
snow accumulation. Temperatures will settle into the upper 20s
to mid 30s by daybreak.
The snow will end from west to east during the late morning
and afternoon hours Sunday, as temperatures rise back into the
mid 30s to lower 40s.