Good afternoon. Here’s your afternoon forecast from the National Weather Service. This afternoon will be mostly sunny with a high near 51 degrees.
A winter weather advisory goes into effect at 9 p.m. until midnight Thursday night. There is an 80 percent chance of snow mainly after midnight. Overnight snow accumulation for the Quad-Cities is expected to be less than 1 inch. Areas southwest of Marengo, Iowa, to Macomb, Ill., could receive 1-2 inches. Areas northeast of that line could receive 2-4 inches.
It will be cold and raw overnight with a low about 18 degrees and north winds between 20-30 mph with gusts as high as 40 mph. Wind chill temperatures could range from the teens to the single digits through Thursday.
Thursday day brings a 90 percent chance of snow and widespread blowing snow. Temperatures will fall to around 17 degrees by 5 p.m. Wind chill values will be as low as zero. Northwest winds will between 20-25 mph with gusts as high as 35 mph. New snow accumulation could be around 2 inches.
Thursday night there is a 40 percent chance of snow. Skies will be cloudy with a low around 12 degrees. Wind chill values could be as low as -5 degrees. New snow accumulation of less than one inch is possible.