WHERE IT RAINED, IT POURED...
As was the plan, higher humidity levels lead to the development of widely scattered showers and yes, thunderstorms in parts of the area. Coverage was generally limited to the southeast half of the region but even there, amounts varied greatly from sprinkles to what was likely more than 2 inches in isolated spots. In the Quad Cities, the NWS office in NW Davenport had 7/10ths of an inch. Just east of there in Le Claire I had .01". The Moline airport on the south side of town had .02". That's the way it was, hit and miss, splash and dash. Here is the DVN Doppler radar estimates showing the small pockets of 1-2 rains near Edgington, Coyne Center, and just southeast of Coal Valley.
This expanded view shows the majority of the rains falling near and southeast of the Mississippi.
The satellite shows areas just to the west in Iowa partly sunny and steamy.
With the pattern stagnant and changing little through Thursday, what you see is what you are going to get. Scattered showers and st