MILLEDGEVILLE — Good morning. Here’s a look at what’s happening today.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms early then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Windy. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tonight showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
On this day:
Today is Dia de Los Ninos. El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of advocating literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
Best bet for today:
The Collins P. Lee Tutoring Program holds free tutoring for grades three through six at the Collins P. Lee Community Center, 237 Harrisburg Road from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more information call 478-445-0785.
Allied Arts will host bluegrass favorite Tom Brantley and Missionary Ridge at Allen’s Market May 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Our poll question for the week:
Do you think the city and county 911 systems should be consolidated? Click here to vote:
10 Things to Know for Today from The Associated Press :
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. BOTCHED EXECUTION IN OKLAHOMA
A condemned man succumbs of a heart attack after the delivery of a new drug combination fails to go as planned.
2. CLIPPERS' STERLING BANNED FROM NBA FOR LIFE
It's one the harshest penalties in the history of U.S. sports.
3. WHY STORMS AREN'T SUBSIDING IN THE US
The jet stream plunging from the Northwest is keeping a large, high-pressure system off the East Coast. And that's preventing the tornado-prone weather from moving east and weakening.