Severe thunderstorms will be possible late this afternoon into the later evening hours as a cold front moves through the area.
National Weather Service Quad Cities forecasters say the main threat from any severe storm would be damaging winds. There is a lesser threat for couple of tornadoes, large hail and isolated heavy rainfall.
Behind the front, cooler weather is forecast for the final days of summer. Autumn begins Wednesday at 2:20 p.m.
National Weather Service forecast for Muscatine, as of Monday 8:30 a.m.:
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 58. South wind around 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.