Saturday brings another chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms to the Brazos Valley. During the afternoon hours, scattered areas of rain and storms could develop in the daytime heat (30%). A line of rain and thunderstorms will be possible between sunset and midnight -- moving in from the north & west. If these storms can reach the area, they could pose a localized flooding & damaging wind threat.
Wal-Mart is recalling about 643-thousand love seats and porch rocking chairs. There's a problem with the chairs' runners that can cause instability, imbalance, fracturing of the wood and tipping, posing a falling hazard.
The retailing giant has received 45 reports of injuries arising from use of the three separate models. The news comes from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Consumers are urged to stop using them immediately and to return the three rockers to Wal-Mart for full refunds.
The recall involves three models of rocking chairs, the Mainstays Love Seat Rocker (model IT-13380) and two Mainstays Porch Rockers (models IT-13379 and IT-13270). The love seats are wooden and white and seat two people. The wooden porch rocker is sold in white and light brown.
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