5 Things You Need to Know Today: Monday, Sept. 17
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person in the cafeteria.
Here are five pieces of information designed to get your week started in high gear and to help make you the smartest person getting a cream and jelly filled donuts at Donna's Donuts.
1. Your Local 3-Day Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
- Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 55. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
- Tuesday A chance of showers, mainly after 11am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
- Tuesday Night Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 61. Southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
- Wednesday Showers, mainly before noon. High near 71. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
- Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
2. Reader Comment of the Day: "Whhaaatttt????? It's a little scary how excited I am right now!!! Thank you to all involved who got this job done!!!!!!" Reader Marie, commenting rather enthusiastically about the story, "Brown Street/Whipple Road Bridge To Re-Open Next Week."
3. It's Happening Today: The Tewksbury High golf team, off to an inconsistent start this season, will be at home this afternoon for a match against North Reading. The first shot will be struck at 3:30 p.m. at Trull Brook Golf Course.
4. It's Also Happening Today: The Tewksbury Historical Commission will be meeting this evening at 6:30 p.m. in the Trustee Room at the Tewksbury Library.
5. Quote of the Day: "I think our secondary gained a lot of confidence. We tell them you have to believe you can do it. Then go out and do it. It was a huge game for them." Tewksbury High football coach Brian Aylward, after his team's stirring 30-22 win over Haverhill on Friday night.