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HAPPENING TODAY: Looking ahead to weekend weather

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Okay weather, what ya got for us? It will be an active next few days for some to say the least. Just how much is coming and how long might it stick around? Diane Deaton has a look for you. Click here for more

Will any of that impact baseball at The Box? One of the other blue bloods of college baseball is coming to town. It’s Texas and LSU beginning tonight. Click here for more

And, Liz Koh is live with a look at how you can get a free heart screening today. Of course, we’re still in "Heart Month," so get it checked. Click here for more

WEATHER:

  • For the first time in three days, we’re starting off with temperatures BELOW 70°, but just barely. There is a possibility for MORE record heat Friday, with rain and isolated thunderstorms also in the forecast. Under a sun/cloud mix Friday morning, we’re looking at 50% - 60% coverage of rain and a high in the low/mid 80°s. The RECORD for February 23 is 82°, which was set 1909. Overnight, it will be mostly cloudy, with isolated showers and a low in the upper 60°s. Saturday, there will be scattered showers, with 30% - 40% coverage and a high, again, in the lower 80°s. By Sunday, get ready for a wet day, as rain/storms are likely (80% coverage). The high will finally drop below 80° and top out in the lower 70°s.
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