Scattered areas of rain & a few thunderstorms are moving across the Brazos Valley this afternoon. Later today & into the evening hours, while the coverage is expected to remain low (20%) -- should a thunderstorm develop, it could become severe. Large hail & damaging winds are the main concern -- however an isolated tornado threat cannot be ignored. Strong thunderstorms are possible overnight & early Monday morning, as well (50%).
More than 100 of the Twin Cities' business elite were put behind bars for a good cause Thursday morning.
The jailbirds were locked up for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Telethon Executive Lock-up to help raise money for the MDA and Jerry's Kids.
However, there were no get out of jail free cards at the event. Inmates worked hard to raise their bail money in an effort to help the telethon raise money to fight muscular dystrophy.
"We couldn't do all that we do without the support of local communities like Bryan and College Station," MDA District Director Carrie Dalton said. "We had over 20-plus volunteers here today helping to make this happen."
Officials are hoping to raise more than $80,000 in this year's lock-up event, which was held at the Outback Steakhouse in College Station.
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