Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA IL
426 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

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426 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of north central
Illinois...northwest Illinois...west central Illinois...east
central Iowa...northeast Iowa...southeast Iowa and northeast


Temperatures dropping below freezing as rain lingers, will
produce freezing rain across portions of far northeastern
Missouri, southeastern Iowa and west central Illinois this evening
and into the overnight. Ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an
inch will occur in these areas, and a Winter Weather Advisory has
been issued for this evening through 3 AM Wednesday morning.
Sleet may mix in with the freezing rain at times with minor sleet
accumulation possible. Across the rest of the area, Dropping
temperatures may freeze up lingering wet surfaces and puddles,
making for localized slick spots tonight into Wednesday morning.

Flooding along many area rivers will continue to develop into
tonight and intensify over the next several days. Please see the
latest river flood warnings and statements for details.

An Areal Flood Warning continues for portions of northwestern
Illinois and into Jackson County in eastern Iowa tonight through
Wednesday morning. Many streams and creeks were reported to be out
of their banks in these areas, as well as several flooded roads.


Two separate storm systems will move through the area Wednesday
night through Friday morning. There is some uncertainty regarding
the track of each storm which will determine precipitation type.

The first storm may produce light snow Wednesday night that
changes to rain on Thursday.

Thursday night into Friday morning the second storm system has
the potential to produce snow, sleet, and freezing rain.

Friday night through Saturday night two more storm systems will
move through the area. The tracks of both storms are uncertain but
the potential is there for rain changing to snow at night.


Spotter activation is not expected. However, reports of rainfall
amounts greater than one inch, freezing rain, and flooding will
be appreciated.



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