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Upper Mississippi Valley Region Quad Cities Great Lakes Region
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Chicago, IL Des Moines, IA Kansas City, MO LaCrosse, WI
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Lincoln, IL Milwaukee, WI Minneapolis, MN St. Louis, MO
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24 Hour Precipitation Ending 5-9 AM CST

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Table of Regional Temperature & Precipitation Amounts
(updated 3 times daily)
 


Current Observations

 
State Regional Weather Roundups:     IA     |     IL     |     MO     |     WI
Currrent Conditions Interactive Map:     NWS Weather & Hazards Data Viewer
For observations over the past 3 and past 30 days, see our Observations Page.
 
 


Regional Weather Summary

 


Weather Maps

National Surface Analysis Today's Storm Reports
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Satellite Regional Surface Analysis
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Web Cams

 
Independence, IA
(from KCRG & IEM)
Dubuque, IA
(from 
KCRG & IEM)
Galena Territory
(
from Galena Territory)
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Williamsburg, IA
(from 
KCRG & IEM)
Cedar Rapids, IA
(from 
KCRG & IEM)
Iowa City, IA
(from 
KCRG & IEM)
Rock Island, IL
(from 
COE)
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Cantril, IA
(from 
IDOT & IEM)
Burlington, IA
(from 
IDOT & IEM)
Macomb, IL
(from 
WJEQ FM)
NA NA NA
Note: The National Weather Service is not responsible for the content, timeliness or reliability of the webcam images.
The images are provided as an aid to evaluate current conditions at various locations across the local area.
 


Additional Resources

 
- Most recent storm reports
- Table of Temperature/Precipitation amounts (updated 3 times daily)
- CoCoRaHS Precipitation Reports
 
 


Overview

 

 

 

Today's Forecast   Video Weather Briefing
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Tomorrow = NA   DAY 3 =  NA
   
       


Hazardous Weather Outlook

 


Technical Forecast Discussion

 


Medium-Range Outlooks

Day 3 to 7
National Hazards Outlook
Day 8 to 14
National Hazards Outlook
NA NA
   
Day 8 to 14
Temperature Outlook
Day 8 to 14
Precipitation Outlook
NA NA
   


Additional Resources

- Activity Planner
- User-defined Area Forecast - Experimental Page
- Detailed Forecast Display - Experimental Page
- Long-Rage Temperature and Precipitation Outlooks
 
 
  Short-Term Severe Weather Severe Weather Text Products
Social Media Page
Mesoscale Discussions Current Severe Weather Watches
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     Local Watch Information   



Severe Weather Outlooks

 
 


Storm Prediction Center's Outlooks for Today

       
Categorical
Outlook
Tornado Probability
Outlook
Hail Probability
Outlook
Wind Probability
Outlook
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SPC Day 2 Outlook       SPC Day 3 Outlook
Categorical
Outlook
Probabilistic
Outlook
  Categorical
Outlook
Probabilistic
Outlook
NA NA   NA NA
         


Recent Local Storm Reports

Today's Reports Yesterday's Reports
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Note: All storm reports are preliminary and are not considered official until certified in Storm Data.
 


Additional Resources

   
Data and Analysis Preparedness and Safety
   
- SPC Mesoanalysis - Storm Ready
- Most Recent Storm Reports - Lightning Safety
  - Severe Weather Preparedness
 
 
AHPS Page / Map River Hydrographs Major
River Levels Summary Click icons/images to enlarge. Moderate
River Level Forecast To see hydrographs along a specific river select the tabs below. Minor
River Flood Information For more detailed information, see the AHPS Page. Action
 
Cedar River Green River Mississippi River Pecatonica River
NA Waterloo NA Geneseo NA McGregor NA Martintown
NA Vinton     NA Guttenburg NA Freeport
NA Palo Iowa River NA Dubuque LD11    
NA Cedar Rapids NA Marshalltown NA Dubuque RR Bridge Rock River
NA Conesville NA Tama NA Bellevue NA Dixon
    NA Marengo NA Fulton NA Como
Des Moines River NA Iowa City NA Camanche NA Joslin
NA Eddyville NA Lone Tree NA Le Claire NA Moline
NA Ottumwa NA Columbus Jct NA Rock Island    
NA Keosauqua NA Wapello NA Illinois City Skunk River
NA St. Francisville NA Oakville NA Muscatine NA Sigourney
        NA New Boston NA Augusta
English River La Moine River NA Keithsburg    
NA Parnell NA Colmar NA Gladstone Wapsipinicon River
NA Kalona NA Ripley NA Burlington NA Tripoli
      NA Keokuk NA Independence
Fox River Maquoketa River NA Gregory Landing NA Anamosa Shaw Rd
NA Wayland NA Manchester Hwy20 NA Canton NA De Witt
    NA Maquoketa        


 

Maquoketa

 

Wapsipinicon


 
Manchester HWY20 Maquoketa   Tripoli Independence
Manchester HWY 20 Maquoketa   Tripoli Independence
         
      Anamosa Shaw Rd De Witt
      Anamosa Shaw Rd De Witt 4S


 

Cedar


Waterloo Vinton Palo Cedar Rapids Conesville
Waterloo Vinton Palo Cedar Rapids Conesville


 

English

 

Iowa


 
Parnell   Marshalltown Tama Marengo Iowa City
Kalona   Marshalltown Tama Marengo Iowa City
           
Kalona   Lone Tree Columbus JCT Wapello Oakville
Kalona   Lone Tree Columbus JCT Wapello Oakville


 

Skunk

 

Des Moines

 

Fox


 
 
Sigourney   Eddyville Ottumwa   Wayland
Sigourney   Eddyville Ottumwa   Wayland
           
Augusta   Keosauqua St. Francisville    
Augusta   Keosauqua St. Francisville    


 

Mississippi


McGregor Guttenburg Dubuque LD11 Dubuque RR Bridge Bellevue
McGregor Guttenburg Dubuque LD11 Dubuque RR Bridge Bellevue
         
Fulton Camanche Le Claire Rock Island Illinois City
Fulton Camanche LeClaire Rock Island Illinois City
         
Muscatine New Boston Keithsburg Gladstone Burlington
Muscatine New Boston Keithsburg Gladstone Burlington
         
Keokuk Gregory Landing Canton    
Keokuk Gregory Landing Canton    


 

Pecatonica

 

Rock

 

Green

 

La Moine


 
 
 
Martintown   Dixon Como   Geneseo   Colmar
Martintown   Dixon Como   Geneseo   Colmar
               
Freeport   Joslin Moline       Ripley
Freeport   Joslin Moline       Ripley


 

 



Latest River Stages (Updated Hourly)

 
 


Current Moisture Conditions

Local 24 Hour Rainfall Regional 24 Hour Rainfall
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River Levels Departure from Normal by Basin (USGS) River Levels Departure from Normal by Gage Site (USGS)
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Key - Percentile Classes
Low <10
Much Below Normal
10-24
Below Normal
25-75
Normal
76-90
Above Normal
>90
Much Above Normal
High
   
Snow Cover and Water Content Soil Moisture
NA NA
   


Outlooks and Forecast Rainfall

       
River Flood Outlook
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See also: Rainfall Probabilities
(User Selectable Thresholds)


Hourly Rainfall Forecast Graphs 
Today's
Excessive Rainfall Outlook
Today's
Rainfall Forecast
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Tomorrow's 
Excessive Rainfall Outlook
Tomorrow's
Rainfall Forecast
NA NA
Day 3
Excessive Rainfall Outlook
Day 3
Rainfall Forecast
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Drought

Current Drought Status Drought Outlook
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Additional Resources

   
Data and Analysis Preparedness and Safety
   
- U.S. Geological Survey Waterwatch
    (current & historical stages)
- National Flood Insurance Program
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rivergages.com
    (current & historical stages)
- Find Your Risk for Flooding
- Iowa Flood Center - NOAA Flood Safety Awareness
   
   
  Local Forecast Parameters
(from Interactive Graphical Forecast Page)
Winter Weather Text Products
Social Media Page


Snowfall

0-6 Hour 6-12 Hour 12-18 Hour 18-24 Hour
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Hourly Snowfall Forecast Graphs

Example: Davenport, IA
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Wind Chill (Apparent Temperature)

Important Note: Wind Chill images below are "snapshots" at a specific time.
Visit the Interactive Graphical Forecast Page for forecasts at other times.
0-6 Hour 6-12 Hour 12-18 Hour 18-24 Hour
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Hourly Wind Chill Forecast Graphs

Example: Davenport, IA
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National Outlooks

Today 
(Discussion)

Freezing Rain > 1/4 inch Snow > 4 inches Heavy Snow > 8 inches Heavy Snow > 12 inches
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Tomorrow 
(Discussion)

Freezing Rain > 1/4 inch Snow > 4 inches Heavy Snow > 8 inches Heavy Snow > 12 inches
NA NA NA NA
       

 
Day 3
(Discussion)

Freezing Rain > 1/4 inch Snow > 4 inches Heavy Snow > 8 inches Heavy Snow > 12 inches
NA NA NA NA
       


Snow Conditions
(from Daily Temperature/Precipitaion Maps)
 

Daily Snowfall Map Daily Snow Depth Map
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Frost / Freeze

For comprehensive frost/freeze data, please visit our
Frost/Freeze Decision Support Page.
   
  Low Temperature Forecasts
6pm - 6am LST Low Temperature Day 1 Day 2
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* Lows that occur between 6am & 6pm are not depicted.    


Weather Maps from the Weather Prediction Center

Surface Map Upper Level Low Tracks
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Road Conditions

Pavement Temperatures 
Courtesy: Iowa Environmental Mesonet
Dots indicate pavement temperature.  Numbers are air temperature.
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Road Condition Information
 
Please see our Road Conditions Page or dial 511 for road conditions for the state you are calling from, or
 

> Iowa

- 1-800-288-1047 (in state)
1-515-288-1047 (out of state)
DOT Road Report


> Illinois

1-800-452-4368
DOT Road Report


> Missouri

1-888-ASK MODOT (in  state)
1-573-751-2551 (out of state)
DOT Road Report


> Wisconsin

1-800-762-3947 (in state)
1-414-785-7140 (out of state)
DOT Road Report

   
   

 
National Fire Weather Outlooks, Watches & Warnings, & Rainfall Forecasts

Today's
Fire Weather Outlook
Today's
Rainfall Forecast
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Tomorrow's
Fire Weather Outlook
Tomorrow's
Rainfall Forecast
NA NA
Day 3
Fire Weather Outlook
Day 3
Rainfall Forecast
NA NA
Current 
Fire Weather Watches & Warnings
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NA
 
See also: Hourly Rainfall Forecast Graphs 

 

     


Local Red Flag Warning

 
 


County Specific 7-Day Fire Weather Forecast

 
 


Area Weather Parameter Forecasts
 

Grassland Fire Danger Index

Yellows:
High
Reds:
Very High
Purples: Extreme
 
0-12 Hour 12-24 Hour 24-36 Hour
NA NA NA
     
     

 

Max Temperature Forecast       Min Humidity Forecast
0-24 Hour 24-48 Hour   0-24 Hour 24-48 Hour
NA NA   NA NA
         


Wind & Wind Gust Forecast

Important Note: Wind Speed and Gust images below are "snapshots" at a specific time.
Visit the Interactive Gaphical Forecast Page for forecasts at other times.
 
 Wind Forecast
0-12 Hour 12-24 Hour 24-36 Hour
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   Wind Gust Forecast  
0-12 Hour 12-24 Hour 24-36 Hour
NA NA NA
     
Hourly Wind/Wind Gust Forecast Graphs

Example: Davenport, IA
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Additional Resources

 
- Spot Forecast Request  (Official Use Only)
- NWS Quad Cities Fire Weather Page
- NWS SPC Fire Weather Analysis Page
- NWS National Fire Weather Display
- Active Fire Map
- National Interagency Fire Center
- Inciweb
- 7-Day Signinficany Fire Potential (US)
- NESDIS/Satellite Services Fire and Smoke Analysis Program's daily Fire Map, Smoke Map, and Interactive GIS Display
 
 

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