Heavy Rainfall Alert: Up to 1.5 Inches Expected West of the Mississippi River in Quad Cities

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Quad Cities, IA/IL – Residents in the Quad Cities area are bracing for significant rainfall and potential severe weather today, as the National Weather Service forecasts up to 1.5 inches of rain. Areas west of the Mississippi River are expected to receive the heaviest downpours, heightening concerns about rising creek and river levels and road flooding.

According to the National Weather Service in Quad Cities, two rounds of storms are expected: one impacting mainly eastern Iowa from 8 AM to 12 PM and another primarily affecting Illinois from 2 PM to 10 PM. These storms may bring hail, damaging winds, and even isolated tornadoes. Residents are advised to remain vigilant and have multiple ways to receive weather warnings. Although showers and storms will persist into the evening, some dry periods are anticipated throughout the weekend.

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