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Active Weather for the Plains and Mississippi Valley

A developing storm across the Southern Plains is forecast to bring severe weather that includes large hail and damaging wind gusts, heavy rainfall that could result in flash flooding across portions of the Plains and Mississippi Valley. The effects of this storm will continue through the middle of this week. The Four Corners area will continue to see elevated to critical fire weather conditions. Read More >

Overview

Low pressure tracked across northern Missouri Dec. 28th and produced 2 to 5 inches of heavy, wet snow across parts of the area; especially along and north of I-80.  Temperatures warmed into the mid 30s to low 40s by late afternoon, with the precipitation becoming rain and drizzle and the snow beginning to melt and compact.  This was the first real snowfall event of the 2021-2022 snow season; with numerous car accidents being reported. 

  • Moline: 3.2"
  • Davenport: 3.6"
  • Dubuque: 4.5"
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IA DOT - I-380 near Cedar Rapids
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