It's Mardi Gras, and the final day of February...

1 - Severe weather could impact the Quad Cities today as a cold front sparks storms in the afternoon hours. The trade-off is a 65º high temperature. WQAD Meteorologist Eric Sorensen has the forecast details here.

2 - Primary elections take place in the Illinois Quad Cities today. Three cities including Moline, East Moline, and Silvis are holding elections for mayor, alderman, and city clerk today, while two townships, Rock Island and South Moline, will hold elections for trustee and supervisor positions. Polls open at 7am. Find a list of candidates and polling places in Rock Island County here. Get details from our news partners at WQAD News 8 here.

3 - Chasson Randle didn't sit on waivers long after being released by the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers on Friday. Coach Phil Jackson picked up the former Rock Island Rock for his New York Knicks yesterday. Details on the signing and more local sports scores when we do That Sports Thing around 7:35 on the Morning KIIK Start on the new KIIK 104.9

4 - We're giving three lucky listeners and a friend a chance to join Joni, Jeff & Craig at an 'It's A Mystery' Comedy Whodunit Mystery Dinner, on Friday March 10. Deadline for entries is Monday, so get over to KIIK1049.com, join the KIIK Club and get entered today.

Enjoy gorging on Mardi Gras, and have a great Tuesday.

- Craig