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Rain came to an end on Sunday, which including some strong storms in Illinois, and now more rounds are on the way to start the week. Here's the rainfall totals from Saturday night into Sunday morning:

Some spots stayed dry, other areas got some beneficial rains. Now there's more rain coming but there's uncertainty on where it all sets up and when. The HRRR shows one round overnight into early Monday staying north of the area:

The NAM is a bit different and shows the line extending to the south through Monday morning:

Depending on which scenario plays out that will determine the potential for strong storms in the afternoon to the east. Here's the outlook from the Storm Prediction Center:

The main threat with these storms would be damaging winds as well as hail. The HRRR's scenario does lead to a few rounds of potentially strong to severe storms. In eastern Iowa in the late morning:

That batch may strengthen over Illinois in the afternoon:

It generally appears the greatest severe risk would exist east of the Mississippi. We'll dry out in the afternoon and the rest of the week will likely be dry. It seems like the next week or two will also be on the drier side:

Temperatures will generally be near and above normal during this stretch. Here's a look at the 10-day forecast from the European model for Cedar Rapids:

And the Quad Cities:



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