Saturday Morning First Weather
More showers and thunderstorms are in today's forecast with some storms possibly severe. Most highs will be in the 80s.
The City of Austin’s Office of Police Oversight interim director was appointed to the full-time position Friday, according to a City memo. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/austins-police-oversight-interim-director-appointed-to-full-time-role/
Hundreds of thousands of festival goers will flock to Zilker Park over the next two weekends for the 22nd Austin City Limits Music Festival, running Oct. 6-8 and Oct. 13-15. Read more https://www.kxan.com/acl/how-to-get-to-from-the-2023-austin-city-limits-music-festival/
For the first time, anyone walking around Austin City Limits Music Festival will have the option to snag a free opioid overdose reversal treatment and get training on how to use it. Read more https://www.kxan.com/acl/acl-partnering-with-non-profit-to-hand-out-overdose-reversal-medication-this-year/
After delaying the removal of a beloved Barton Springs pecan tree, known as “Flo,” the City of Austin has rescheduled its celebration of life and removal for this week. Read more https://www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/barton-springs-tree-flo-celebration-of-life-removal-set-for-this-week-after-delays/
Austin's Historically Black University is launching a new doula-midwife training program.
Houston-Tilotson is partnering with Black Mamas ATX and Blue Cross Blue Shied. They're setting out to add more culturally competent people in the maternal health workforce through Bodly B.L.U.E.
State data shows black women dying more than anyone else giving birth in Texas.
Ever heard of the term "hurriquake"? Is it real? This is one of the viewer questions that Meteorologist Rich Segal answered. Join him & Will DuPree, as they answer what else is on people's minds about the weather. Read more: https://www.kxan.com/kxan-live/kxan-weather-qa-explaining-what-a-hurriquake-is-more/
On Sunday, the San Marcos Police Department identified a homicide victim in connection with an incident that occurred Saturday morning. https://www.kxan.com/news/crime/san-marcos-police-shut-down-portion-of-highway-to-search-for-homicide-suspect-road-has-since-reopened/
A cat and its owner were reunited overnight after they were separated following a Lyft ride, the City of Kyle will meet today to possibly discuss a water-sharing plan, and UT is auctioning off items from its old Erwin Center. Plus, a look at the forecast. More on kxan.com.