Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL
AWUS83 KDVN 180030
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
730 PM CDT Mon Oct 17 2016
A very unseasonably warm airmass was in place across the region
for Monday, as low pressure move northeastward across the upper
Mississippi Valley. Plentiful sunshine and southerly winds of 15
to 25 miles per hour, helped warm temperatures into the middle
80s to lower 90s, with a new record high temperature of 89 degrees
set in Moline and Burlington. Average high temperatures for the
middle of October, are in the lower and middle 60s.
Warm temperatures will remain in place through early tonight,
before a weak cold front moves across the region during the early
morning on Tuesday. No precipitation is expected with the frontal
passage, as the amount of moisture in the atmosphere is low.
Overnight low temperatures will range from the middle 50s across
east central Iowa, to upper 60s across northwest Illinois.
Skies will clear behind the frontal passage on Tuesday afternoon,
as weak high pressure builds across the eastern Great Plains and
western Midwest. High temperatures will range from the upper 60s
across east central Iowa, to middle 70s across northwest Illinois
and northeast Missouri.