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Five things you need to know on 5/5

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It's Friday, May 5, 2017.

First Alert Weather Outlook:

FIRST ALERT: Rain will be on the radar most of the Breakfast Show, but it will be clearing as the day continues until it is all gone around lunch time. It will be chilly, windy and wet for most of the morning drive to work.

Plans this weekend? Take it outside. Temperatures will get into the 70s and it will be mostly dry. There is a possibility of sprinkles in some places but they are slim. It will be breezy on Saturday.

The next chance for rain in the Heartland will be on Thursday.

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