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Severe Weather Continues for the Center of the Nation; Heat Concerns for Southern Texas

A developing storm across the Plains will bring rounds of severe weather for center of the nation the next couple of days. In addition, increasing temperatures and winds with low humidity values will raise wildfire concerns for portions of the Southwest. These temperatures may set new records for southern Texas this week. The northern Great Basin and northern Rockies, cooler conditions arrives. Read More >

Overview

A strong storm system tracked northeast from southeast TX up into the Ohio River valley Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning bringing snow to much of southeast IA, northwest IL, and northeast MO.  Snowfall totals between 2 and 4 inches were common south of a line from Mt Pleasant IA, to the Quad Cities, to Sterling IL with some locally higher amounts near 5 inches.  This brought snow covered roads and reduced visibilities to the region. 

Additional light snow fell during the evening bringing another half inch to an inch of snow to portions of the region.  

 

NWS Official Totals

Moline: 2.5"
Dubuque: 0.7"
Davenport NWS: 2.7" 

These totals ended at Noon Wednesday.  

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Snowplow Cam - IA DOT
 
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