Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL
AWUS83 KDVN 291417
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
917 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017
Cloudy skies and breezy northeast winds were found across the
region early Saturday, as an area of low pressure tracked over the
southern Plains. Scattered showers and thunderstorms moved over
portions of Oklahoma, Missouri, and southern Illinois overnight
bringing heavy rain, large hail, damaging winds, and frequent
lightning. Closer to home, drizzle or light rain was slowly
lifting northeast into southeast Iowa as of 8 am Saturday.
Saturday low temperatures, ranged from 41 degrees in Independence,
to 48 degrees in Keokuk and Macomb.
Cold, wet, and windy will be the norm today, as rain overspreads
the region from southwest to northeast. Strong northeast winds
gusting up to 35 mph will also be common, making it feel more like
March than late April outside. Temperatures will remain nearly
steady today, with readings in the 40s throughout most of the day.
Expect another round of showers and isolated thunderstorms
overnight tonight, with temperatures in the upper 30s and lower
40s. Rainfall totals by sunrise Sunday, will be between a half
inch and 2 inches of rain. The heaviest rain, will likely fall in
southeast Iowa and west central Illinois.