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First Alert: Mild temps for Thanksgiving, rain ahead on Black Friday

Happy Thanksgiving morning to you! We're very thankful for our loyal viewers throughout the year, but especially today. Thanks for starting your day with us.

First Alert Weather: Brian Alworth says a few light showers or sprinkles are possible at times, but no heavy rain is expected on this Thanksgiving Day. Overall, it will be breezy and mild, with mostly cloudy skies. Afternoon highs will range from about 62 near Farmington to 69 near Blytheville, Ark. and Dyersburg, Tenn. Brian says rain on Black Friday. Flash flood watches are in effect Friday night through Saturday night for several Heartland counties. Click here to watch Brian's morning forecast.

Man injured in crash: An Arkansas man had to be airlifted to an area hospital after he ran off a road and crashed into a utility pole in Saline County, Ark. late Wednesday night.

Warnings to Russian plane: Turkey released audio recordings of what it says are the Turkish military’s warnings to the pilot of the Russian plane that was shot down at the border with Syria.

Chicago protests: Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza.

No credible intelligence about plot against US: President Barack Obama said there currently is no "specific and credible" intelligence indicating a terrorist plot on the United States, as he sought to reassure anxious Americans for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Hoverboard safety concerns: The hoverboard has rolled into the holiday season as this year's hottest gift. But before you buy, there are now concerns about safety.

ICYMI: A family southern Illinois has something special to be thankful for today after being reunited with its dog after it traveled 1,200 miles away from its home.

Eat lots of turkey and goodies today!

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