News 2 Know: Last weekend for rodeo, Houston girl dies from flu, road closures and more

By Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli - Digital News Editor

It's finally Friday. After a long streak of rain and cloudy weather, the sun is finally expected to come out for the last weekend of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Today is also National Shoe the World Day. Over 500 million people - from children to adults - go shoeless every day despite terrain and climate. To celebrate and help someone in need, find a place or website where you can donate a pair of shoes.

Today's Weather

Happy Weekend, Houston! A few quick showers dropping small hail have moved through today, but generally no rain as it evaporates in the very dry atmosphere before it reaches the ground. 

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

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