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NWS: Weather summary

Here's the afternoon forecast from the National Weather Service.

This afternoon will be partly sunny with a high near 42 degrees and a low around 27 degrees.

For the weekend:

Saturday: There's a chance of snow before 8 a.m., a chance of snow and freezing rain between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., and a chance of rain after 10 a.m. The chance of precipitation is 50 percent with little or no ice accumulation expected with new snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. The day will be cloudy with a high near 44 degrees. East winds will gust as high as 20 mph. 

Saturday night: Rain likely before 3 a.m. then a slight chance of snow. Some thunder is also possible. It will be breezy with a low around 29 degrees. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. The chance of precipitation is 90 percent with little or no snow accumulation expected.

Sunday: It will be sunny with a high near 43 degrees and a low around 2 degrees.

Flood Update: The Rock River is still under a flood warning until further notice. The Rock River is now projected to crest 15.4 Saturday morning, the National Weather Service reported on its website. The river will then begin to recede.

Earlier today, the Rock was at 14.74 feet and rising. Flood stage is 12 feet.

If the Rock does reach 15.4 feet it would become the sixth worst flood.

Historic Rock River crests in Moline

1. 16.53 ft on 04/21/2013

2. 16.38 ft on 03/06/2008

3. 16.15 ft on 04/26/1973

4. 15.79 ft on 06/07/2002

5. 15.70 ft on 05/20/1974

Flood update II: Scott County's Secondary roads division reports that 275th Street from 75th Avenue north near the Wapsipinicon River is now passable after receding floodwaters.



Assumption cheerleaders face fans in the student section to cheer for their team during the fourth quarter of their game at Assumption High School in Davenport on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.


Scottish Rite Cathedral's Auditorium Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Moline.


Ice is seen built up on the Rock River in Moline below Interstate 74 looking towards the 27th Street bridge.

Undated -- Redmen Hall

Photo possibly shows Redmen Hall, a cigar and perfume store, T. Kircher Watches (1871-1941 in newspapers. Located at 3rd and Brady streets in 1941), unidentified dentist office, on side street H.B. Stockwell (1905-1918 in newspapers), Magnetic Healer. Downtown Davenport, Iowa. (Quad-City Times Archives)