What we're working on for Wednesday afternoon

Good afternoon,

Here's a look at what's trending on http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/ and what we're working on today.


Clouds will linger this afternoon with a few showers. It will be slightly warmer with highs in the mid to upper 60s. There will be rain chances and warm weather through the weekend.

TODAY: 30% scattered showers. Cloudy. Winds: S 5-15. High: 66.

TONIGHT: Cloudy. 30% showers. Winds: S 10-15 mph. Low: 63.

REST OF THE WEEK: Only spotty showers are possible on Thursday and it will be mostly cloudy. Rain chances will go back up Friday and we will have a chance for showers all day. It will be much warmer at the end of the week with temperatures in the lower to mid-70s.

WEEKEND: Showers will be possible during the afternoon and evening before 7 p.m. on Saturday, but Sunday will be mostly dry.

Meteorologist Spencer Denton has your full 7-day forecast here: http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/weather

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