TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 38

One in a series of storm systems will bring a chance of snow or wintry precipitation to parts of Alabama later this week. Above is the forecast for Saturday morning suggesting some snow or a rain-snow mix will be possible in north and parts of central Al

A front extending from northern Florida and off the Carolina coast will hang around through Saturday, and a secondary cold front with colder and drier air will push across the Carolinas from the northwest on Friday, the weather service predicts.

For Wednesday, expect mostly sunny skies, with a high near 44 and with wind gusts as high as 23 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.

As temperatures soared to 70 degrees or more yesterday, we are reminded by the National Weather Service that just a few pages back on the calendar, things were a lot different.

The weather remains mild for one last day in early December here in Polk County as the National Weather Service calls for wet weather to stick around through the day and late into tonight, and then a drop in the thermometer right behind it. South wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour.

Temperatures in Raleigh from Wednesday evening into Thursday will be highs in the 40s and lows in the 30s.

Vladimir Putin to seek re-election for 2018 Russian presidency
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he will contest the March 2018 elections to seek his fourth term as president. On September 24, 2011, Medvedev invited United Russia to support Putin's candidacy for the 2012 presidential elections.

Watch list (ROI ->a financial ratio): The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)
The entertainment giant reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.12 by ($0.05). The company's shares were given away at $105.09 per share worth to an income of some $83,817,472 on account of Iger Robert A.

PM Modi most 'most tweeted about world leader' after Donald Trump
Ahead of the rally, Narendra Modi tweeted that he would be addressing rallies in Dhandhuka, Dhaod, and Netrang in Gujarat. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi too cancelled his meetings for the day due to bad weather conditions.

Friday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 54 and an overnight low of 30.

SATURDAY: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. The low Thursday night will be around 26 degrees.

Tuesday, Dec. 12, a 40 percent chance of rain and snow is in the forecast, the weather service said.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

Related:

  • A Look at Target Price and Valuation of GNC Holdings Inc (GNC)

    It is negative, as 84 investors sold CVS shares while 559 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 405 raised stakes. Shanda Payment Holdings Ltd decreased Gnc Hldgs Inc (GNC) stake by 81.84% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.
    Hornets head coach steps away from team to address health

    Hornets head coach steps away from team to address health

    The team said at the time that he was absent due to an illness. "It was a long day". Hornets associate head coach Stephen Silas will serve as the acting head coach.
    Loyal Vols fans' season of suffering extended by search

    Loyal Vols fans' season of suffering extended by search

    According to Chris Low of ESPN, Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt will have his second interview with Fulmer today. He went on to coach at Nebraska, the Carolina Panthers, and Baylor before he coached at Florida State and Alabama .
  • UnitedHealth to buy DaVita primary care unit for $4.9 billion

    UnitedHealth to buy DaVita primary care unit for $4.9 billion

    The group employs around 2,200 health-care providers, including doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. The deal also includes the purchase of 35 urgent care centers.
    Glassdoor Announces the Best Places to Work in 2018

    Glassdoor Announces the Best Places to Work in 2018

    While most companies talk about delivering business and technology outcomes, WWT does it. Apple ( AAPL ) also made the list but slid 48 spots from previous year to No. 84.
    LaVar Ball pulls son LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA

    LaVar Ball pulls son LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA

    LaVar Ball said earlier Monday that he hadn't informed the UCLA coaching staff that he was pulling LiAngelo. During the past three games, opponents are shooting just 35.7 percent from the field.
  • Mobile Announces $1.5 Billion Stock Repurchase Program

    ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Engineers Gate Manager LP Buys 42,861 Shares of T-Mobile US, Inc". (NASDAQ: TMUS ) or 36,516 shares. Rollins, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides pest and termite control services to residential and commercial customers.
    Marvel Comics Announces Serial and True Detective-Inspired Wolverine Podcast

    Marvel Comics Announces Serial and True Detective-Inspired Wolverine Podcast

    This means fans of Marvel and podcasts will be able to enjoy a dark, gritty Wolverine story like last year's " Logan " on-the-go. There will also be a cameo from the host of the Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People podcast, Chris Gethard.

    Which Insiders Are Selling Ford Motor Company (F)?

    Geneva Advsrs Limited Liability invested in 0.01% or 11,816 shares. 508,874 are held by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board. Finally, BidaskClub raised Ford Motor from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Saturday, August 26th.
  • Nigeria seals deal with Switzerland to return $321m Abacha loot

    Nigeria seals deal with Switzerland to return $321m Abacha loot

    The son had been charged by a Swiss court with money-laundering, fraud and forgery in April 2005, after being extradited from Germany.
    European Union  blacklists South Korea and UAE as tax havens

    European Union blacklists South Korea and UAE as tax havens

    The EU had struggled for more than a year to agree on the list due to internal divisions. The EU's penalties on the blacklisted countries still need to be confirmed.
    TVS Apache RR 310 launches at Rs 2.05 lakh

    TVS Apache RR 310 launches at Rs 2.05 lakh

    Booking for the Apache RR 310 starts by the end of December and the company intends to sell 10,000 units of it in January 2018. As for the pricing, it could be an affordable alternative to the likes of Kawasaki Ninja 300 and KTM RC390.

Comments

Latest news

A planet larger than Earth was found and can host extraterrestrial life
The list of targets for the forthcoming telescope is long, but Cloutier and his colleagues think K2-18b is a deserving candidate. A recently discovered planet named Super Earth unveiling that it could hold numerous critical components of alien life.

Sufjan Stevens Pays Homage to Tonya Harding on New Song
Harding, meanwhile, hasn't stepped out for a public event in years. Camera IconMargot Robbie starring as Tonya Harding . She was banned for life from the U.S.

$0.35 EPS Expected for Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD) This Quarter
The sales growth rate for a stock is a measure of how the stock's sales per share (SPS) has grown over a specific period of time. Whalerock Point Partners Llc bought 20,300 shares as the company's stock declined 6.06% while stock markets rallied.

BBC presenter steps down over anti-Semitic comments
Now, Clara Amfo has been announced as his replacement, making her the first new presenter on the show in over a decade. The relationship between Jewish agents and managers and black musicians has always been a complex, heated topic.

Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) in Focus: A look at EBITDA & Valuation
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. 242,400 were accumulated by Axa. The construction company reported $1.25 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.26 by ($0.01).

Atlanta mayor's race too close to call
Yesterday, we reported that the mayoral election in Atlanta, Georgia was going to be nothing short of a showdown. Bottoms and Norwood stood for Tuesday's runoff after emerging from a crowded field of candidates last month .

Oil Falls on Rising US Gas Supplies
Distillate inventories also saw a build this week, rising 4.259-million barrels, against a forecast of a 548,000-barrel build. Federal U.S. data on oil and gasoline supplies comes out late in the trading morning on Wednesday.

Tremors of magnitude 5.0 felt in New Delhi; epicentre in Uttarakhand
Natural disaster of Magnitude:5.5, Occurred on:06-12-2017, 20:49:54 IST, Lat:30.4 N & Long: 79.1 E, Depth: 30 Km, Region:Distt. According to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the tremors were also felt in different parts of the country.

Bridge Constructor Portal Announced, Coming Early 2018
You solve puzzles via clever placement of these portals and jumping (or walking) through one to come out the other. The trailer is a little barebone, but the screenshots below are really getting me excited about the possibilities.

Harvey Weinstein used agents and journalists to carry out his abuse
In a bombshell report, actress Lena Dunham says she told the Clinton campaign all about allegations against Harvey Weinstein . Dunham told the Times that Schake seemed surprised, but she promised to tell Robby Mook , the campaign manager.

Opinion Polls Say BJP Will Win in Gujarat But Not Handsomely
An opinion poll has the Congress tied with the BJP in vote percentage in Gujarat while trailing slightly in projected seats tally. This is because Gujarat has become a question of honor for Modi and Amit Shah because they both are from this state.

Philippe Coutinho price set by Liverpool — European Paper Talk
The point is not to maintain a stringent and ever rigorous attachment to fourth place. "We will think about it. Share your thoughts in the comment section or on the #AmoreNation community page.

Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank over loans to Trump
Special Counsel Robert Mueller was said to have subpoenaed Deutsche Bank for the release of Trump's medical records. Trump did borrow money in the early 2000s from that part of the bank to build a condo and hotel tower in Chicago.

'Hamilton' star Lin-Manuel Miranda to be dad for second time
In 2010, the couple tied the knot in an intimate wedding in upstate NY and welcomed their first child, Sebastian Miranda in 2014. Instead of making a formal announcement, the couple made a decision to let Vanessa's baby bump speak the news itself.

Air Pollution May Harm Babies Even Before They Are Born
Blood flow also increased after exercise, with decreases in blood pressure and an increase in heart rate. The project was again led by researchers from Imperial College London alongside Duke University.

Other news