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National Weather Service Quad Cities Iowa Illinois
530 PM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

..aviation update...

issued at 240 PM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

18z surface data has a cold front running from Central Lake Superior
southwest into Nebraska. Dew points were in the 30s and 40s across
the Midwest.


Short term...(this evening through saturday)
issued at 240 PM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

Through sunset, windy conditions and record warm temperatures. Refer
to the climate section for the old records for November 24th.

Tonight, quiet and dry conditions along with diminishing winds will
be seen as the cold front moves through the area. Only an increase
in clouds and a wind shift will mark the passage of the front.

The quiet and dry weather will continue on Saturday but with much
cooler temperatures.

Long term...(saturday night through friday)
issued at 240 PM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

Mostly above normal temperatures to continue with dry to nearly dry

Long term forecast assessment...fair to good or average to above
average with little or no sensible weather issues. Most days
temperatures will tend to be a few degrees wider than forecast
diurnal range or slightly warmer highs and cooler lows.

Saturday night through Sunday...weak high pressure with fair skies
with temperatures 5 to 10 degrees above normal. Highs mostly in the
50s with lows in the 30s.

Monday and Tuesday...mild weather with southwest surface winds
becoming northwest for highs well into 50s to probably lower 60s
southwest and lows mostly in the Lower/Middle 40s Monday and 30s for
Tuesday. This will be 10n to 15 degrees above normal.

Wednesday through Friday...cooler with return to near to slightly
above normal temperatures and dry to mostly dry. Highs mostly in
the 40s. Lows generally 25 to 35 degrees. Low chances for light
rain with weak disturbance passing probably to the south on
Wednesday and even lower chance on Thursday


Aviation...(for the 00z tafs through 00z Saturday evening)
issued at 529 PM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

Gusty northwest winds from 15 to 25 kts will follow the passage of
a dry cold front this evening. Winds will diminish later tonight,
then remain northwest around 10 kts or less as high pressure
builds into the region Saturday. Otherwise, VFR conditions will
remain in place throughout.


issued at 240 PM CST Fri Nov 24 2017

Record highs for November 24...all broken

Moline.........66 in 1966
Cedar Rapids...63 in 1931
Dubuque........63 in 1931
Burlington.....68 in 1915


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