Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Afternoon temperatures to drop with rainfall moving in

Noon Update: Heavier rain has been falling from Monroe to Brodhead down through Freeport to Forreston and Lanark this morning with nearly 0.30" falling so far.  If this heavier band of rain doesn't break up and continues into the afternoon it's possible totals nearing an inch could occur.

Earlier Post:

Expect showers to move in by 10am Tuesday morning as a very strong cold front moves through the Stateline.  Temperatures will briefly rise into the low 50s during the morning before dropping back into the low 40s by the afternoon.  Rainfall amounts should remain under an inch; although places from Sterling to Amboy to south of DeKalb could see totals closer to an inch, with most receiving between 0.50" and 0.80".  Along with the rain is the snow flying from the Plains to the upper Midwest.  Residents in northern Wisconsin and Minnesota woke up to heavy snow this morning and the snow continues
to fly from Kansas to Missouri to Iowa and may even get as to close to us as Galena, Mt. Carroll and Lanark today.  The rain should be out of here by the time the sun sets but if there's any linger moisture a brief mix or change over could occur with temperatures dropping into the 30s.

Temperatures the next couple of days will remain in the 50s but a warm up into the 60s is expected by this weekend.

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