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News 2 Know: Rocky weather, couple killed in murder-suicide, mother accused of abuse and more

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Happy Friday! Today is National Deep Dish Pizza Day and while we may not be in Chicago, you can still celebrate the day by going to your favorite local pizza shop and grabbing a slice (we won't tell if you get thin crust).

Today is also the Astros home opener! The now-iconic "Kate Upton sweater" and other Astros rainbow merchandise items are back in stock and available for sale at the team store.

Today's Weather

Little sticky for the remainder of our afternoon as we're sitting in the upper 70s under mostly cloudy skies. Meteorologist Justin Stapleton has a look at the forecast.

Don't forget! You can keep track of the radar and forecast throughout the day at click2houston.com/weather or by downloading the Frank's Free Forecast app.

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