MOLINE, Ill. — Storms caused damage and power outages overnight Sunday, Oct. 24 across the Quad Cities area.
Thousands were without power Sunday night, with first reports coming in at about 8 p.m. Many costumers remained without power as of 5:30 a.m. Monday:
Washington Junior High School in Rock Island canceled classes Monday due to the power outage, according to Web Content Specialist Jenna Panicucci with the Rock Island-Milan School District.
Heavy rainfall and wind entered the area Sunday morning, lasting through Monday morning.
As of about 9:45 p.m. Sunday, the National Weather Service reported the following 24-hour rainfall totals:
Wind gusts as great as 35-40 mph were seen at about 5 a.m. Monday, especially west of the Mississippi River.
Light to moderate rain will continue to sweep through the area through late Monday morning. A flash flood watch remains in effect for areas along and South of I-80 until 7 a.m.