TGIF: Clouds rolling in; mega jackpot drawing

TGIF: Clouds rolling in; mega jackpot drawing

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - We’re helping you plan your day today on Good Morning Region 8.

Today's forecast: Skies are clear this morning and temperatures have fallen to the 30s and 40s across Region 8.

Clouds will roll in around lunchtime with a chance of rain to our west.

More widespread chances arrive in the evening, after highs reach the low 60s.

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Mega Millions lottery tickets are printed out of a lottery machine at a convenience store Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Chicago. The estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing would be the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history with a jackpot estimated to exceed $900 million. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Mega Millions lottery tickets are printed out of a lottery machine at a convenience store Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Chicago. The estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing would be the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history with a jackpot estimated to exceed $900 million. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) ((AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh))

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Drawing tonight for record-breaking Mega Millions jackpot: Someone could win $970 million Friday night.

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