Coming up on Good Morning East Texas: The new home for the Carr family is rapidly taking shape in Mineola, thanks to volunteers from across East Texas and the dedicated crew of "Extreme Makeover – Home Edition". We'll have a live report from the scene with the latest on the activities that will be happening today.
Members of an East Texas church that was damaged by arson are getting some support from Texas Governor Rick Perry. We'll tell you what he had to say during a tour of the damage on Sunday.
People in Chile are getting desperate for food and water after Saturday's devastating earthquake. We'll have details on what the government is doing to preserve order and distribute supplies to the areas where the quake caused the most damage.
Plus…he served his country in Korea and Vietnam. We'll meet an East Texas veteran who wants people to know about some of the contributions made by a military unit responsible for building and fighting in today's "Freedom Fighters".
An Upper level low pressure system is spinning its way across Central Texas this morning. This will help provide rain to much of the area through this afternoon. High temperatures will occur early this morning as temperatures drop into the middle to upper 40s this afternoon. Rain fall will be between a quarter and a half inch for most areas but in our southern counties it will not be out of the question to see over an inch of rain. Rain moves out this evening and dry weather looks to prevail for the remainder of the work week. A weak front will slide through on Thursday but at this time it looks as though this front will move through dry. Temperatures will be the big story this week as we finally see warmer weather moving into the area. Starting Wednesday most of us will see highs in the 60s for the remainder of the work week.
The weekend right now is looking pretty good as well. Right now it appears a strong low pressure will develop in eastern Colorado Saturday. This should help pump warm Gulf air into the area. Hihs will at least be in the middle to upper 60s with our southern counties approaching 70 degrees. We could see an isolated storm Sunday with a better chance of rain next Monday.