The threat of rain has led NASCAR to move up the scheduled start of Sunday's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway by one hour, to 1 p.m.Originally, The Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 was set to begin around 2 p.m., but the high percentage chance of rain has caused officials to want to push the race forward. There's also a higher percentage chance of rain on Monday, which causes additional complications for NASCAR crews who move equipment to Las Vegas for next week's event, the sport decided to move up Coverage of the race begins Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on FOX 5 Atlanta.… More
Both short-term and long-term flooding will continue over a large part of the central United States as more rain falls and runoff continues through next week.
Some of the same communities being threatened by severe weather this weekend may face more violent thunderstorms and flooding as February comes to a close.
As the start of the Major League Baseball regular season approaches, teams have headed to Florida and Arizona for spring training.
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