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Look Ahead: Bentley in Huntsville to talk about tax plan. Crews investigate massive derailment that killed at least 6 people.

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Good morning! Here are some things to keep your eye on during the day.

Governor Bentley in Huntsville to talk budget crisis with Chamber of Commerce.

As Alabama's budget crisis looms, Governor Bentley is headed back to the valley. 

Today, he'll stop in Huntsville for the second time this month to sell his tax plan. He'll address the Huntsville-Madison County Chamber of Commerce. More than 800 business and community leaders are expected to attend.

Crews investigate reason behind train derailment that killed at least 6 and injuring dozens.

All seven train cars, including the engine, were in "various stages of disarray." He said there were cars that were "completely overturned, on their side, ripped apart."

More than 140 people went to hospitals to be evaluated or treated.

Amtrak said the cause of the derailment was not known and that it was investigating. The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Railroad Administration were also dispatching investigators to the site.

Early Wednesday morning, authorities on the scene seemed to be girding for a long haul. One sign: several portable toilets were delivered for investigators and recovery workers. Utility poles near the wreck could be seen leaning into the tracks.

Today's weather outlook: Sunny with highs near 80's.

With sunny skies, we won't spend too much time in the 50s. 

Temperatures should warm into the mid and upper 70s by noon with highs into the lower 80s later today. Winds will be out of the northeast at 5-10 mph, and we'll stay dry this afternoon.

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