Coming up on Good Morning East Texas: More flights are resuming today in Europe, but it could be weeks before all of the travelers stranded last week return home. We'll hear from an East Texas couple who has been forced to extend their stay in Ireland because of the disruption caused by that cloud of volcanic ash.
A deadly accident in Lindale is causing some residents there to speak up about a road they say need improvement. We'll tell you what the Texas Department of Transportation has planned.
State regulators are proposing new rules that would change the student-to-teacher ratio at some day care facilities. We'll hear what local day care operators think about the proposal.
President Obama will meet with members of the U.S. Senate today to discuss the process for confirming his next Supreme Court nominee. We'll have a live report from Washington.Plus…our Joe Terrell will try out a handy screwdriver set for today's "Does It Work?".
A very nice afternoon is on tap for East Texas today. We will have mostly sunny skies with highs reaching around 80 degrees this afternoon. Tomorrow will be another warm day with highs reaching the lower 80s. However, we can't rule out an isolated thunderstorm tomorrow afternoon as a warm front moves north through the area.We are still looking for a chance of strong to severe storms on Friday into early Saturday morning. Right now, the Storm Prediction Center has most of East Texas under a slight risk of severe weather. As timing issues become better known tomorrow, parts of East Texas could be upgraded to a moderate risk of severe weather. Stay tuned.