Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
453 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-021100-
BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
453 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS...WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...EAST
CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA AND NORTHEAST
MISSOURI.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM CDT TODAY...ROUGHLY
ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MANCHESTER TO MOUNT PLEASANT. THE GRASSLAND
FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN THE EXTREME CATEGORY OVER MOST OF THE RED
FLAG WARNING AREA. EXPECT HIGHS OF 75 TO 80 IN THESE AREAS... WITH SUSTAINED
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 25 MPH AND GUSTS AROUND 40 PM. AFTERNOON RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL DROP NEAR 25 PERCENT.

TO THE EAST OF THE RED FLAG WARNING...THE FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL BE IN
THE VERY HIGH CATEGORY OVER MOST AREAS THIS AFTERNOON...WHERE WINDS
WON`T BE QUITE AS STRONG AND TEMPERATURES WILL BE SLIGHTLY COOLER.

LATER TONIGHT...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION ACCOMPANIED BY SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. A FEW STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE BY LATE EVENING
AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...BUT THE THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS
LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THURSDAY MORNING BEFORE TAPERING
OFF DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED.
TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY OF 0.50
TO 0.75 INCHES WILL BE COMMON...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS IN
AREAS AFFECTED BY STRONGER STORMS.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN MONDAY AND TUESDAY...WITH A LOW
THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

RP KINNEY





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