Iowa’s Quad Cities Region Sees Drought Improvement: No Extreme Drought for First Time in Nearly a Year


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Quad Cities, IA/IL – For the first time in almost a year, the Quad Cities region celebrates a significant victory over drought conditions. The latest data from the US Drought Monitor indicates the absence of extreme drought (D3) levels, a status not seen since May 23, 2023. 

This improvement follows a series of rainfall events that have progressively alleviated the dry conditions plaguing the area.The National Weather Service in Quad Cities reports further positive forecasts, with more rain expected from Sunday night through Monday. 

This weekend promises to be perfect for Mother’s Day festivities, with daytime temperatures expected to soar into the 70s and 80s accompanied by plenty of sunshine. However, residents should prepare for potential storms late Sunday and Monday, with the weather anticipated to calm by Tuesday.


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