Here's a soggy afternoon forecast from the National Weather Service. Today's high will be near 44 degrees. There's a 90 percent chance of precipitation with new precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight there's a chance of rain and sleet before 10 p.m., then a chance of snow between 10 p.m. and midnight. Skies will be mostly cloudy with a low around 19 degrees. Northwest winds around 15 mph will gust as high as 25 mph. The chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Wednesday will be mostly sunny with a high near 31 degrees and a low around 24 degrees. There's a 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.
The National Weather Service this morning extended a Flood Watch to include the entire Quad-City region. This watch is in effect until 6 p.m.
It states: "Widespread rainfall of 1 to 2 inches has fallen on mostly frozen, saturated soils over eastern Iowa, northeast Missouri and west central Illinois over the past 24 hours. Many area streams are already running near bank full and ponding of water has been reported in low-lying areas. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will move through the region today, which may lead to flooding."
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.
Meanwhile flood warnings have been posted for several area rivers and streams.
• Rock River at Moline until further notice. Earlier today the river was at 10.4 feet. Flood stage is 12 feet. The Rock is forecasted to rise above flood stage Wednesday and continue to rise to 14.4 feet Friday morning. Water will affect South Shore Drive and North Shore Drive in Moline west of the 27th Street bridge. Water limits access to homes on South Shore Drive east of the I-74 bridge. Water also affects portions of 60th Street south of John Deere Road.
• Rock River near Joslin until further notice. Earlier today the river was 8.3 feet. Flood stage is 12 feet. The Rock is forecasted to rise above flood stage Wednesday and continue rising to 15.9 feet Thursday before falling below flood stage Monday morning. Water will affect much of Barstow Road between Barstow and Osborn. Water also affects homes in Osborn.
• Rock River at Como until Thursday morning. Earlier today the river was 8.1 feet. Flood stage is 12.5 feet. The river is forecasted to rise above flood stage Wednesday morning and continue rising to 12.9 feet Thursday before falling below flood stage Friday evening.
• Green River near Geneseo until Friday morning. Earlier today the river was at 11 feet. Flood stage is 15 feet. The river is forecasted to rise above flood stage Wednesday morning and continue rising to 16.7 feet Thursday morning. Water will affect Illinois 84 north of U.S. 6 in the Colona area.
• Wapsipinicon River near DeWitt until Friday. Earlier today the river was at 10.6 feet and rising. Flood stage is 11 feet. The river is expected to rise above flood stage this afternoon and continue rising to 12.3 feet Wednesday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Friday. Water will affect residences along the river between Wheatland and Calamus and some businesses along the river near Calamus.
• Maquoketa River near Maquoketa until Wednesday morning. earlier this morning the river was at 23.9 feet. Flood stage is 24 feet. The river is expected to continue rising to 25.8 feet Wednesday morning before falling. Water will affect agricultural land in the Maquoketa area and causes backups of storm sewers in town.