Dec. 4: Wintry weather on its way; county supports tribe’s casino plan

Dec. 4: Wintry weather on its way; county supports tribe’s casino plan
GF Default - Region 8 News Midday - 10/26/18

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

Today’s forecast: Dry conditions will continue through Wednesday.

Rain chances will return Thursday ahead of the next cold front.

A storm system will bring wintry precipitation to the north and central sections of the state Friday through Saturday.

Highs today will be in the mid-30s to upper-40s.

Lows tonight will be in the lower 20s to around 30 degrees.

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Postal workers are expected to deliver billions of mail this holiday season. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Postal workers are expected to deliver billions of mail this holiday season. (Image: Wikimedia Commons) (Wikimedia Commons)

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