Sterling, IL (61081)

6:58 AM CDT on July 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
MD4895 | | Change Station

Elev 711 ft 41.82 °N, 89.67 °W | Updated 114 days ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
43.0 °F
Feels Like 39 °F
N
6.0
Wind Variable Wind from ENE
Gusts 14.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.82 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 500 ft
Windchill 39 °F
Dew Point 42 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 1.44 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:43 AM 8:26 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KSQI 221156Z 17007G14KT 10SM -RA SCT005 20/20 A2979 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW TSE00B02E03 PRESFR SLP097 6//// 7//// T02000200 10217 20200 58019 PNO $
Pressure 29.82 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 500 ft
Windchill 39 °F
Dew Point 42 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 1.44 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:43 AM 8:26 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KSQI 221156Z 17007G14KT 10SM -RA SCT005 20/20 A2979 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW TSE00B02E03 PRESFR SLP097 6//// 7//// T02000200 10217 20200 58019 PNO $

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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 2:31 AM CDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Rock River near Joslin.
* Until further notice.
* At 1:45 am Saturday the stage was 13.3 feet... and rising.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise to 17.8 feet Tuesday evening... then begin falling.
* Impact... at 17.7 feet... water affects the Railroad tracks south of
Prophetstown.


Lat... Lon 4152 9032 4169 9002 4163 8999 4148 9027





231 am CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

... Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Rock River at como.
* Until further notice.
* At 1:30 am Saturday the stage was 12.2 feet... and rising.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast... rise to 13.6 feet Sunday evening... then begin falling.


Lat... Lon 4169 9002 4181 8975 4183 8963 4175 8963
      4163 8999




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:28 AM CDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 9 am CDT this
morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois and Iowa, including the following areas,
in Illinois, Bureau, Carroll, Henry IL, Jo Daviess, Putnam,
Rock Island, Stephenson, and Whiteside. In Iowa, Benton,
Buchanan, Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Iowa, Jackson,
Johnson, Jones, Linn, Muscatine, and Scott.

* Until 9 am CDT this morning

* additional heavy rainfall around an inch is possible.

* Impacts could include flooded roads and intersections, river
flooding, and possible rock and mud slides in hilly terrain.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.




Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:32 AM CDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening...

* heat index values... up to 105 due to temperatures in the upper
80s to lower 90s... and dewpoints in the mid to upper 70s.

* Timing... through this evening.

* Impacts... increased risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke
for people spending time outside or living without air
conditioning. Children and the elderly are most susceptible.
Also, parked vehicles will become dangerously hot within
minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures and high
humidity is expected. This combination will lead to possible
heat illnesses. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun... and check on relatives
and neighbors, especially the elderly.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency, call 9 1 1.





332 am CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening...

* heat index values... up to 105 due to temperatures in the upper
80s to lower 90s... and dewpoints in the mid to upper 70s.

* Timing... through this evening.

* Impacts... increased risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke
for people spending time outside or living without air
conditioning. Children and the elderly are most susceptible.
Also, parked vehicles will become dangerously hot within
minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures and high
humidity is expected. This combination will lead to possible
heat illnesses. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun... and check on relatives
and neighbors, especially the elderly.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency, call 9 1 1.




Special Statement
Issued: 5:08 AM CDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Thunderstorms continue to spread south this morning with heavy
rain and gusty winds...

Widespread thunderstorms will continue through daybreak over much
of eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois. The strongest storms could
produce wind gusts around 40 mph and small hail. Expect periods
of heavy rain, with ponding water on streets and roads. Motorists
should be prepared for reduced visibility in heavy rain. Do not
drive through water, or around barricades.


508 am CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

... Thunderstorms continue to spread south this morning with heavy
rain and gusty winds...

Widespread thunderstorms will continue through daybreak over much
of eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois. The strongest storms could
produce wind gusts around 40 mph and small hail. Expect periods
of heavy rain, with ponding water on streets and roads. Motorists
should be prepared for reduced visibility in heavy rain. Do not
drive through water, or around barricades.