5 Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday, Aug. 1
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest egg in the carton.
Here are five pieces of information designed to get you flying high this Wednesday and to help make you the smartest person in the donut shop.
1.Your 3-Day Local Weather Forecast: According to the NWs, today there will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
- Wednesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
- Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
- Thursday Night Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
- Friday Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
- Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
2. Reader Comment of the Day: "I could understand the BB gun being left out, but loaded?" Reader Shaun, commenting on the story, "Teens Check Out Cars At Dealership; Shot Fired Inside WalMart."
3. It's Happening Today: Tewksbury Democrats To Meet. The Tewksbury Town Democratic Committee will be meeting Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at 7:00 PM, at the Tewksbury Town Hall, 1009 Main St., Route 38 in Tewksbury. All registered Democrats welcome. For further information call Chairman Warren R. Carey at 978-851-9165.
4. Quote of the Day: "I will sign this bill." Gov. Deval Patrick, speaking about the "Three Strikes" legislation which will deny parole to anyone convicted three times of violent crimes.
5. Keep Those Votes Coming: The balloting for Best of Patch Readers' Choice Awards is going strong. Remember, you can vote once a day per category. So, you still have plenty of chance to help your favorite businesses win!
Just as a reminder, here are the categories with links to the reader polls for each.
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