Sept. 21: What you need to know

Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 5:27 AM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - We’re helping you plan your day on Good Morning Region 8.

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We tied a record high on Tuesday and we still have one more hot day before changes arrive. We expect to set a new record high this afternoon beating the old record of 97°F set in 2010. It’s possible some hit 100°F.

A dry cold front arrives tonight dropping high temperatures about 10-15 degrees for Thursday. A few counties could still be on the hot side of the front at first.

A shower is possible but chances don’t look very good. In addition to the temperatures dropping, the winds will shift from southwest to north at 10-20 mph. Thursday and Friday look pretty comfortable, before temperatures quickly go back into the low 90s Saturday.

Another front swings through Saturday night into Sunday, giving us a chance for a few showers and storms. While the rain doesn’t look significant, it’s our first rain since early this month.

Cooler air arrives next week with highs in the 70s and lows in the 50s!

Meteorologist Zach Holder has your morning drive forecast coming up on Good Morning Region 8.

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News Headlines

New Hoxie police chief appointed after former chief retires during sold gun controversy.

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization of reservists in Russia, in a measure that appeared to be an admission that Moscow’s war against Ukraine isn’t going according to plan after nearly seven months of fighting.

Hurricane Fiona strengthens to a Category 4 as it moves away from Turks and Caicos.

Within weeks, borrowers across the nation will be able to apply for student loan forgiveness.

Jurnee Taylor and Chase Gage will have details on these stories and more coming up at 6:00 a.m. on Good Morning Region 8.

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