Good morning! Here is what's on Good Day Lubbock this morning 5-9 a.m. on FOX34.
A warm first week of December
Meteorologist Bobby Johnston said today the high is 60°, with a West/Southwest wind of 5-10mph. Clouds are not expected, it should be sunny. Each night will remain above freezing and no rain is really expected all week.
Three dead in plane crash near San Antonio
Investigators are looking into what caused a small plane crash that killed three people last night near San Antonio. The flight log shows the plane had taken off from the Sugar Land airport near Houston with three people on board and was approaching its destination, Boerne, Northeast of San Antonio. The pilot reported having engine trouble and tried to divert the flight to San Antonio International Airport when the aircraft went down about a mile from the airport.
Weather impacts holiday travel
Bad weather across the country cancelled more than 15,000 flights and delayed more than 8,000 flights this weekend as people worked to get back home from Thanksgiving. Today's cancellations and delays are already on the rise and those still trying to get in or out of the Northeast and New England may have an even longer extended weekend as winter weather is expected through Tuesday.
Sedentary slump: the risks of an inactive lifestyle
A sedentary lifestyle affects a lot more than just what you see in the mirror. When you don't exercise for long periods of time, it can affect all the vital systems in your body. Your heart health takes a turn for the worse, putting you at risk for high blood pressure and cholesterol. Fat starts storing around your midsection and your bones will start to lose their strength and density over the years. Your mental health could also be in danger. For more information: click here.
Warnings for Cyber Monday
Cyber Monday is one of the biggest online shopping days of the year, but the Better Business Bureau wants to remind you of the risks. Watch out for false advertising and to keep a close eye on the web address on your browser. Scammers love to create look a like websites. Keep your anti-virus software up to date, it can often detect non-secure websites and pop-up phishing scams. Use your credit card so if any shady charges turn up later, you can dispute them.
Animal Shelter to host adoption event
If you're looking to adopt a pet, head to the South Plains Mall tonight. From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., the City of Lubbock Animal Shelter will have a few dogs that have waited the longest for their forever home. There are no fees, each animal is up to date on vaccines and micro-chipped. Every other Monday the shelter will have an adoption event, and opposite Mondays will have educational opportunities to keep pets safe and happy. For more information: click here.
Impeachment hearings to begin
President Trump won't participate in Wednesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing and neither will his attorneys. White House Lawyer Pat Cipollone released a letter Sunday night calling the inquiry "baseless and highly partisan." The President and the first lady are attending a NATO event in London this week.
Look Around Lubbock: Tech Terrace Holiday Home Tour
The Tech Terrace U.N.I.T. Holiday Home Tour is Saturday from 2-5 p.m. Each house in the neighborhood has a story to tell, some including familiar names such as, Buddy Holly. Meredith Aldis will have unique facts about each home throughout the morning. For more information: click here
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