A cold rainy start to this Thursday...

1 - What you see out your window is what you can expect for the better part of the next three days. Cloudy skies with off-and-on cold rain will dominate the weekend. WQAD Meteorologist Eric Sorensen says this rain could even turn over to snow before it ends around 9 this morning. Forecast details here.

2 - Have you entered to be a VIP guest at a special night at the new Rico's Tropical Cantina? Jeff, Joni and I will take 10 listeners and their guests to enjoy great food and drinks at this new restaurant from the folks who run Zeke's Island Cafe. Get entered before Tuesday on our website at KIIK1049.com

3 - After taking two of three games against Peoria, your Quad City River Bandits are off to Clinton to open a four-game series beginning tonight at 6:30pm. Catch all the action on our sister station KBOB 1170 AM. Scores and more when we do That Sports Thing at around 7:40am on The Morning KIIK Start.

4 - The Adler Theatre has announced their Broadway Series for the 2017-18 Season. Book of Mormon highlights a schedule that includes Dirty Dancing, A Carpenters Christmas The Music of The Carpenters, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, The Wizard of Oz, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music, and Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella. More entertainment news when we do That Hollywood Thing at about 8:40am on FM 104-9.

More Olivia tickets and Nally's Kitchen gift cards to giveaway this morning too. Have a great Thursday.

- Craig