Here are some of the stories we're following Wednesday morning

Good Wednesday morning!

Weather is the big story this morning. Storms across the Midwest killed four people so far. We are also watching a second storm system headed to our region. We have in-depth team coverage with multiple meteorologists and our storm tracker in the field with live updates. Join us this morning as we deal with storms this morning.

We're also reviewing the President's speech to a joint session of Congress. He's getting high marks from Republicans while Democrats criticize. We'll review this morning on WMC.

We're giving a High 5 to the Peabody Hotel and Chez Philippe. The hotel and signature restaurant both received the four-star award from Forbes Travel Guide for 2017.

A heroic father snatched his 1-year-old daughter back from the hands of an attempted kidnapper. We have the reason the suspect apparently tried to take his child.

Shelby County Schools says an elementary school student no longer poses an imminent threat after making threatening comments about students and staff members. We'll explain what happened.

Tornado watch for part of our region until 8 a.m. Storms will be part of the morning commute for some of us. Rain ends and sky clears midday. Chilly and clear Wednesday night. Details on weather and traffic no more than 7 mins away on WMC Action News 5 all morning long.

Here are the top stories on :

How to tell if your neighbor is a 'curbstoner' 

3 wanted for robbery that left cashier wounded 

Join us as we get going this morning. We are watching the weather all morning long from 4:30-7 a.m. on WMC Action News 5.

Andrew Douglas