Coming up on Good Morning East Texas: We'll have the latest on the maneuvering in Washington as Democrats struggle to come up with enough votes to pass a health care reform bill. We'll tell you which members of Congress are changing their minds about the plan…and tell you why lawmakers representing East Texas say they won't be swayed by the President's final push.
A key advisor to former President George W. Bush is weighing in on the political ramifications of the health care vote. We'll tell you what Karl Rove predicted during a stop in East Texas to promote his new book.
His athletic skills are something he doesn't mind sharing with others. Now, he's looking for a family to share the gift of love with him. We'll meet Chris in this morning's "Gift of Love" report.
Temperatures are in the upper 30s and low 40s this morning across East Texas. After a fairly chilly start, look for this afternoon to be fairly mild with highs reaching the middle to upper 60s with a partly sunny sky. Temperatures tonight will not be quite as cold as this morning, dropping down into the middle 40s. Friday looks to be very nice but breezy with highs reaching the lower 70s. A line of strong storms could develop Friday evening to our west and push through the area Early Saturday morning as a strong cold front moves into the area. Behind this front much colder air will be moving in to East Texas along with a few scattered showers. Highs Saturday will only be in the middle 50s early and fall throughout the afternoon. Winds will gust as high as 30 to 35 MPH making the first day of spring feel like winter.
Sunday and Monday morning, most of East Texas will flirt with the freezing mark as temperatures drop into the lower to middle 30s. A rapid warm up will occur early next week as we will reach the middle 70s by Tuesday. More storms are possible by Wednesday as another front moves into the area.