Good afternoon, Quad-Cities. Here is your National Weather Service forecast.
The afternoon will be mostly sunny with a high near 88 degrees.
Tonight there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch are possible. Skies will be mostly cloudy with a low around 70 degrees.
Saturday there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. New rainfall amounts could be between a quarter and half of an inch. Skies will be mostly cloudy with a high near 88 degrees. Southwest winds will be 5-10 mph.
Saturday night there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly before 1 a.m. New rainfall could be between a quarter and half of an inch. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Skies will be mostly cloudy with a low around 65 degrees. Northwest winds will be 5-10 mph.
Judge rules ousted Muscatine mayor must be reinstated
A district judge ruled Friday that ousted Muscatine mayor Diana Broderson can return to office while her appeal is heard.
Judge Mark Smith ruled the order of removal of Broderson be stayed, and Broderson be reinstated as mayor pending final hearing on the matter. Broderson is appealing the Muscatine City Council's decision to remove her from office on May 11, which will be discussed at the next hearing on July 17.
The judge said there were "inherent conflicts of interest" throughout the council's removal of the mayor, and to ensure a fair trial, "no man is permitted to try cases where he has an interest in the outcome." Read more.
It's June, church rummage sale season
It might be the garage sale season, but it surely is the church rummage sale season, too, as houses of worship raise funds for purposes that include helping the people of Haiti and feeding the hungry. Read more.