Iowa, Illinois Brace for 60 mph Winds as Severe Thunderstorms Expected Today

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Quad Cities, IA/IL – The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for possible severe thunderstorms today, emphasizing the risk of damaging winds reaching up to 60 mph.

The advisory highlights that the timing of these storms will vary across the region, with significant activity expected between 3 PM and 7 PM. Residents are urged to stay informed via multiple channels and seek immediate shelter if storms approach.

According to the latest updates, the areas most likely to be impacted are located primarily to the west in the morning and will shift eastward by afternoon. These conditions are conducive to fallen trees, power outages, and minor structural damage.

Public safety officials recommend securing loose outdoor items and avoiding unnecessary travel during peak storm hours to minimize risks.

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