Good afternoon, Quad-Cities. Here is your National Weather Service forecast.

This afternoon showers and thunderstorms are likely after 2 p.m. New rainfall will be less than a tenth of an inch with higher amounts possible during thunderstorms.

Skies will be cloudy with a high near 52 degrees. South winds will be at 15-20 mph with gusts as high as 35 mph.

Some afternoon and early evening storms have the potential to produce hail and gusty winds especially south of Interstate 80.

The Storm Prediction Center has placed areas along and south of a line from Fairfield, Iowa, to Macomb, Ill., in a slight risk for severe storms this afternoon and evening.

Tonight there is an 80 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., then a slight chance of rain between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. New rainfall amounts could be between a tenth and a quarter of an inch. Higher amounts are possible during thunderstorms.

The low will be around 30 degrees. South winds will be  at 15-20 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Colder air flowing into the area will allow rain to mix with or switch over to snow after midnight in areas along and north of U.S. 30. Little snow accumulation is expected mainly on grassy and elevated surfaces.

Friday will be mostly sunny with a high near 48 degrees. Northwest winds will be 5-15 mph.

Friday night there is a 20 percent chance of rain and snow after 1 a.m. Skies will be mostly cloudy with a low around 32 degrees.

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