Special Weather Statement

Published 08/29 2016 02:15PM

Updated 08/29 2016 02:15PM

Issued at: 08/29/2016 2:11:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 08/29/2016 3:30:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Rock Island IAZ068-ILZ015-016-024-292030- SCOTT-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-MERCER- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DAVENPORT...BETTENDORF...MOLINE... ROCK ISLAND...GENESEO...ALEDO 211 PM CDT MON AUG 29 2016 ...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN... A SLOW MOVING AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL AFFECT LOWER ROCK ISLAND COUNTY...SOUTHERN SCOTT COUNTY AND PORTIONS OF MERCER AND HENRY COUNTIES THROUGH 330 PM. THE STORMS WILL BE MOST PREVALENT FROM NEAR BLUE GRASS...TO BUFFALO...ANDALUSIA... EDGINGTON...REYNOLDS...VIOLA AND OPHIEM. THESE AREAS WILL SEE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF NEAR 3 INCHES POSSIBLE. THIS HEAVY RAIN WILL BRING MINOR FLOODING TO POORLY DRAINED AREAS AND CAUSE RISES ON AREA STREAMS. IF YOU ENCOUNTER WATER OVER A ROADWAY...DO NOT DRIVE INTO IT. IN ADDITION TO THE HEAVY RAIN...VISIBILITIES WILL BE GREATLY REDUCED IN THE HEAVY RAIN. THE STRONGEST STORMS MAY ALSO BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH AND HAIL UP TO NICKEL SIZE. $$

comments powered by Disqus