Rain arrives Thursday, possible freeze by the weekend

Cloudy skies this morning will continue into the afternoon with a cool rain eventually moving in by the early evening hours. A few rumbles of thunder will be possible, too. No severe weather is expected. Total rainfall amounts may approach one inch by Friday morning.

Temperatures take a nosedive for the upcoming weekend. A Freeze Watch has been issued for Whiteside County as temperatures may dip below 32° by Saturday morning.