(WAFF) - The heat is definitely still on this morning as we head into the weekend! This is Trent Butler hoping you're finding a way to stay cool this morning. David Ernst will show you the soaring mercury during his forecast. Plus, we'll show you one group is helping out, by giving out air conditioning units.
Political news is front and center this morning. South Carolina will remove the Confederate flag from its Statehouse grounds. Plus, Alabama governor Robert Bentley will share his calendar with us when he announces a special session for lawmakers to pass a state budget.
From hunting and fishing to hoops and classic movies, we'll offer up some great ideas for your weekend. We hope you can join us soon for WAFF 48 News Today!