A few strong storms for parts of the area this evening

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“Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop over eastern IA and northwest IL heading through the evening. Primary threats are hail up to quarter sized, torrential downpours and lightning.”

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Flood warnings continue along several area rivers including the Mississippi and Rock. Crests are occurring now and will continue for the rest of the month. Be prepared for road closures and detours in these areas. For more information on river levels go to https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=DVN

Overnight lows will only drop around the 50-degree mark.

Quiet conditions are on track through the rest of the work week with more and more sunshine each day.  After seeing highs in the 60s on Tuesday comes low to mid-70s for highs Wednesday through Friday.

Next round of wet weather is on track this Saturday with a round of scattered showers and thunderstorms before briefly clearing out by Sunday.

Chief meteorologist James Zahara

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