Wednesday, the first day of May, is almost over.
Today is known around the world as May Day. It's observed with feasts in some countries, but in the United States, we typically mark it with calls to action. You can read more about the history of the day here.
Mostly cloudy and warm weather is expected overnight as temperatures drop to the upper 70s. Overnight lows bottom out at 72. Frank Billingsley has a quick look at your forecast here.
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On This Day
In 1931, the Empire State Building opened in New York City.