On and off quick downpours will be possible through Sunday afternoon. Heavier rain could bring another 1 to 3 inches of rain to a few locations late Sunday and into Monday afternoon.
The Iraqi government has upheld the findings of an official investigation of the alleged shooting death of 17 Iraqis by employees of North Carolina-based Blackwater USA.
Officials say Iraq is pressing the U.S. Embassy to expel the Moyock-based private security company from Iraq. The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to speak to the media.
They say a Cabinet meeting yesterday also decided to set up a committee to look into the legal aspects of repealing a 2004 directive that placed private security companies outside Iraqi law.
The Iraqi investigation into the September 16th shooting in Baghdad says established that Blackwater personnel guarding a State Department convoy opened fire at Iraqis without provocation.
Blackwater denies that.