April 16: What you need to know

Bryan's Friday forecast, April 16

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Good morning! It is Friday, April 16. Plan your day on Good Morning Region 8.

Weather Headlines

Our upcoming disturbance may produce less rainfall than previously expected.

In fact, the rain forecast trended about a quarter-inch lower with the bulk of the rain holding off until tonight.

Expect cool and cloudy conditions today with highs only reaching the low 60s.

We can’t rule out a couple of showers early.

Unseasonably cool temperatures continue into the weekend under cloudy skies.

Sunshine returns early next week, prompting a warming trend into the upper 60s.

Meteorologist Bryan McCormick has your forecast coming up at the top of the hour.

News Headlines

Pocahontas community honors officer killed 30 years ago today

“Gut punch.” Thirty years to the day after he gunned down a Region 8 police officer, the state parole board considered a convicted murderer’s plea for clemency.

COVID-19 is forcing some Region 8 schools to move their annual proms.

Help wanted! The pandemic has brought staffing challenges to many rural hospitals in Region 8.

A man shot and killed 8 people at a FedEx facility overnight before turning the gun on himself. We’ll have the latest details at the top of the hour.

Jurnee Taylor and Adam Jones will have those stories and more coming up in the 6 o’clock hour of Good Morning Region 8. Watch LIVE.

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