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Building Heat and Summer Storms

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Be prepared for plenty of heat and thunderstorms today. Today it’s highs in the low to mid-90s, heat index values above 100, and a 40% rain chance. The rain chance is dependent on your location. Higher rain chances will be in our northern and eastern communities. The farther west you are,…MORE

Fewer Thunderstorms and Higher Heat

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -We’re halfway to the weekend. Today’s headlines include scattered storms today, fewer storms for the rest of the week, and then building heat. Today will be toasty with highs around 90 with a heat index closer to 100. Like recent days there will be thunderstorms to cool some down, there just won’t…MORE

Tracking Cristobal; Increasing Rain Chances at Home

Tracking Cristobal; Increasing Rain Chances at Home

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Good Tuesday. Today’s headlines include tracking Cristobal, higher humidity here, and an unsettled weather pattern going forward. Let’s start in the tropics. Tropical Depression 3 has developed into Tropical Storms Cristobal as the system has become better organized since earlier this morning. This breaks the record for the earliest third named…MORE

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Friends and colleagues remember Naya Rivera

Friends and colleagues remember Naya Rivera

Naya Rivera’s friends, former cast members and fellow performers have taken to social media following news of the 33-year-old “Glee” star’s death to pay tribute to a talent gone too soon. Rivera, 33, is believed to have drowned while swimming in a lake in Southern California with her 4-year-old son, officials said Monday. What the…

Tom Bergeron not returning as host of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Tom Bergeron not returning as host of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

It’s the end of an era on “Dancing with the Stars.” Longtime host Tom Bergeron on Monday broke the news that he will not be returning to the dancing competition show after 15 years in his role. Co-host Erin Andrews will also not be returning. The decision comes as ABC and BBC Productions, which produce…

‘Glee’ cast no stranger to tragic deaths

‘Glee’ cast no stranger to tragic deaths

There may not be a “Glee curse,” but the hit series has certainly seen its fair share of tragedies. The death of one of its stars, Naya Rivera, during a boat trip on a California lake is the third tragedy to befall the cast of the Fox series that ran from 2009 to 2015. Rivera…

Naya Rivera, star of ‘Glee,’ dead at 33 after disappearing from boat

Naya Rivera, star of ‘Glee,’ dead at 33 after disappearing from boat

Naya Rivera, who found fame playing Santana Lopez on the hit series “Glee,” has died after going missing during a boat ride with her 4-year-old son, Ventura County Sheriff William Ayub announced at a press conference on Monday. She was 33. Rivera disappeared Wednesday from Lake Piru in Ventura County, California, while boating with her…

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