An upper level wave will interact with a warm and very moist air mass to generate thunderstorms through Wednesday. Lightning and torrential rainfall that could cause flash flooding are the primary threats, 1 to 4 inches...with a secondary threat of damaging winds. Turn around, don't drown!
Retailers are rolling out new products and tempting shoppers with bargains to try to juice after-Christmas sales.
The chief analyst at the market research firm NPD Group says, "Retailers have recognized that December has 31 days."
Many stores are using the discounts, longer hours and new
products to try to get people to use up the gift cards they got for
Electronics stores like Best Buy are advertising CD's, DVD's and video games to attract people who need something to play in the gadgets they got as gifts.
Many shoppers say they're most interested in the deals. One Arkansas shopper says she "wouldn't pay full price today for anything."