Somewhat unsettled weather headed our way for today, followed by cooler weather as summer begins to wind down.
Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high near 84 degrees. Winds will be from the southwest at 8 miles per hour. There's a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Things to do: On Thursday, August 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Learn the benefits of gastric bypass and gastric band surgeries directly from the experts – Michael Bilof, MD and Basil Yurcisin, MD, both of the Center of Excellence Bariatrics Program. Offered by Kimball Medical Center, this free lecture will be held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Register by calling 1.888.724.7123.
Did you know?
Not only is today Be an Angel Day it is also National Tooth Fairy Day, making for a whimsical, albeit rainy Thursday.
On this date in 1846 the United States annexed New Mexico and on this date in 1902 President Theodore Roosevelt became the first president to ride in an automobile. Famous birthdays today include comedian Kristen Wiig and baseball legend Carl Yastrzemski.