Snow, flood warnings and a winter weather advisory

2013-03-18T12:46:00Z Snow, flood warnings and a winter weather advisoryRoy Booker The Quad-City Times
March 18, 2013 12:46 pm  • 

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

This afternoon there is a 100 percent chance of snow mainly before 1 p.m. Total daytime accumulation could be less than one inch.

A flood warning is in effect for the Wapsipincon River near DeWitt until Friday morning. The river was at 11.8 feet this morning and holding steady. The river could reach 11.9 feet today then fall below flood stage Friday morning. Flood stage is 11 feet. Water may affect residences along the river between Wheatland and Calamus.

A winter weather advisory is in effect for areas along and north of Interstate 80 from a line from the Quad-Cities to Manchester, Iowa, and Northwest Illinois. Visibility could be reduced to less than a quarter mile in some areas. Snow mixed with sleet could cause hazardous travel conditions on untreated roadways. The high will be near 37 degrees. West winds will be breezy at 5-10 mph increasing to 15-20 mph. Wind gusts could be up to 30 mph.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low around 16 degrees. West winds will be breezy at 20-25 mph with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny with a high near 25 degrees. West winds will be breezy as 15-20 mph with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday night will be partly cloudy with a low around 13 degrees.

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