|Northeast: Showers to Arrive Friday, Leave for the Weekend|
A petition to keep a firearms store out of a Virginia school's backyard is growing. The store, NOVA Gun Shop, is adjacent to Franklin Sherman Elementary School in McLean. Some parents are upset because they say it puts kids at an unnecessary risk, however, the store owners say they are complying with the law .
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Niño influences the weather pattern across the country.
While rain will slice through portions of the Midwest and Northeast this week, it will interrupt the stretch of dry weather in store for most locations only briefly.