Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible, across the Brazos Valley, this afternoon and evening. Winds in excess of 40-60mph are the main concern, within the strongest activity. An isolated, brief tornado threat cannot be ruled out. Heavy rainfall between 1" and 3" has the potential to cause localized flash flooding in a few locations.
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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