Pleasant monotony fills Q-C forecast


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Posted Online: Sept. 26, 2012, 6:24 pm
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Staff report
If consistency truly is the key, then the Quad-Cities is about to open a weeklong run of wonderful autumn weather.

Thursday's high is forecast to be 70 degrees, with a slight east/northeast wind of five to 10 miles per hour. A shift to northeast winds after dark could see temperatures dropping to 37 overnight before rebounding to 73 on Friday under partly cloudy skies.

The next five days are forecast to be similarly pleasant for the final week of September, with highs between 73 and 79 degrees and nighttime lows between 43 and 50 degrees.

Clear skies are forecast for the next 10 days, with no rain expected until Oct. 6.





 














 



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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.


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