Dense fog persists this morning across portions of southeast Iowa and west central Illinois.
The Quad Cities office of the National Weather Service said bridges and overpasses may be slick from fog freezing on the road surface. Slow down and use caution if traveling on this Boxing Day morning.
Showers will move into the area this afternoon and continue tonight. A wintry mix is also possible north of Highway 30 this evening, before a change to all rain. An isolated thunderstorm is even possible late this evening, mainly in west central Illinois.
After a brief break on Monday, precipitation chances return on Tuesday.
National Weather Service forecast for Muscatine, as of Sunday 7 a.m.:
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 46. Light and variable wind becoming east 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 42 by 8pm, then rising to around 48 during the remainder of the night. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Snow before noon, then rain, possibly mixed with snow between noon and 2pm, then rain after 2pm. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Rain before 7pm. Low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
New Year’s Day
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.