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AWUS83 KDVN 031718
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IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-032215-

WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1118 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

A WINTER STORM SYSTEM LIFTED INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS OVERNIGHT...
PROVIDING MUCH OF THE AREA WITH A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND
FREEZING RAIN. FROZEN PRECIPITATION ACCUMULATIONS IN THE FORM OF
SLEET AND SNOW RANGED FROM A TENTH OR TWO ALONG AND JUST SOUTH OF
I 80...WHILE NORTH OF I 80 FROM CEDAR RAPIDS TO FREEPORT AMOUNTS RANGED
BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES. IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW AND SLEET...FREEZING
RAIN WAS ALSO OBSERVED WITH A LIGHT ICE COATING IN MANY LOCATIONS.
ROAD CONDITIONS QUICKLY BECAME ICY AND HAZARDOUS. TEMPERATURES
OVERNIGHT MAINLY HOVERED IN THE MIDDLE 20S TO AROUND 30 DEGREES.

LINGERING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT RAIN WILL COME TO AN END THIS AFTERNOON...
AS THE STORM SYSTEM QUICKLY MOVES INTO NORTHERN MICHIGAN...SWINGING
A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE REGION. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BECOME WEST
NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON AND REACH SPEEDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AT
TIMES. TEMPERATURES WILL TOP OUT IN THE LOWER 30S NORTH OF HIGHWAY
30...WHILE PARTS OF SOUTHEAST IOWA...NORTHEAST MISSOURI...AND WEST
CENTRAL ILLINOIS PEAK AROUND THE 40 DEGREE MARK.

BLUSTERY NORTHWEST WINDS...LOWS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND LOWER
TEENS...AND SUB-ZERO WIND CHILLS WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT...AS ARCTIC
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE AREA.

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