Q-C eases through a foggy morning


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Posted Online: Nov. 21, 2012, 10:09 am
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A dense fog alert remains in effect until noon today, according to the National Weather Service. Visibility this morning was less than a quarter-mile in most areas and near zero in some locales.

The fog will gradually lift through the morning but will remain dense along the Mississippi until noon or later, the NWS said.

Temperatures will increase as the fog lifts, and are expected to top out in the low 60s this afternoon.

Thanksgiving Day temperatures are expected to be in the 60s as well, though there is a 40 percent chance of rain in the afternoon.
















 



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  Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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