FIRST ALERT: Comfortable temperatures ahead of cold front--your weekend forecast on WAFF 48 News Today

FIRST ALERT: Comfortable temperatures ahead of cold front--your weekend forecast on WAFF 48 News Today

(WAFF) - 170 hostages taken at Mali hotel

A hostage situation is continuing at a hotel in the African country of Mali. An army commander says 10 gunmen stormed the hotel before firing on the guards and taking hostages. Three people are confirmed dead in the attacks. This is a developing story, check back for updates on WAFF 48 News Today.

Comfortable weather ahead of cold front

Many different areas in the Tennessee Valley are experiencing a wide variety of morning temperatures this Friday. Some will start out in the mid-30s while others are hovering in the upper 40s. Be cautious as there may be some patches of fog on your morning commute.

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