Cold front brings chance for strong storms into Tuesday Evening
Weather becomes cooler and less humid second half of the week
QUAD CITIES IA/IL (KWQC) -- YOUR FIRST ALERT FORECAST FROM CHIEF METEOROLOGIST ERIK MAITLAND:
***FIRST ALERT DAY FOR STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS TUESDAY FROM 3PM UNTIL 10PM***
Watching for the threat of possibly strong to severe storms late Tuesday afternoon into the evening. The greatest threat will be wind, heavy rain and some hail with
a low threat for isolated tornadoes. The storms will start over the heart of the TV6 viewing area as late-day sun increases, then move east/southeast of the area by late
Tuesday evening. A Level 2 out of 5 risk for severe storms has been issued for areas southeast of a line from between Burlington and Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, to just southeast
of the Metro Quad Cities up to areas north of Sterling and Rock Falls in Illinois. After Tuesday, we’ll see cooler and less humid weather for the rest of the week with highs
in the 70s and rain chances later Wednesday, then during the weekend and early next week.
TONIGHT: SCT. EVENING STORMS - SOME STRONG TO SEVERE? PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. LOW: 60. WIND: SW/NW 5-10
WEDNESDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER AND LESS HUMID WITH SCATTERED EVENING SHOWERS. HIGH: 74°. WIND: N 5-10
THURSDAY: MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH: 75°.
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