February 18, 2019, 11:09:35 AM EST
Through this weekend, the risk of flooding rainfall will extend from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Tennessee and Ohio valleys as well as the southern Appalachians. More
FOX 5 Atlanta Headlines
"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago's police superintendent said Thursday.
Before the attack, Smollett also sent a threatening letter that targeted himself to the studio in Chicago where "Empire" is shot, Superintendent Eddie Johnson said.
Smollett turned himself in and was arrested earlier Thursday to face accusations that he filed a false police report when he told authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said. … More
Southeast U.S. Weather Reports
Weather News - February 21, 2019, 1:21:32 PM EST
While flooding problems will continue over parts of the South and Midwest, rain with melting snow may trigger flooding in part of the central Appalachians and mid-Atlantic region this weekend.
Large mudslides damage stretch of Highway 70 in Tennessee as flooding causes issues around the state
Weather News - February 21, 2019, 1:33:20 PM EST
A mudslide forced the closure of Highway 70 in Hawkins County, Tennessee, Thursday morning, after a large chunk of the road came apart following days of heavy rain.
Weather News - February 21, 2019, 11:19:42 AM EST
A powerful storm, more typical of March, will cause winds to howl and may knock down trees, cut power and lead to travel problems from the Plains to the Midwest and Northeast this weekend.
Weather News - February 21, 2019, 10:58:46 AM EST
Weekend storms can pack a punch with damaging winds, large hail and dangerous tornadoes from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Tennessee and Ohio valleys.