The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch that is slated to take effect this afternoon at 1 pm and remain in place through Christmas night at 7 pm.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets beat Southeastern Louisiana 75-62 in men’s basketball in Atlanta on Monday night.
The national average price for a gallon of gasoline was exactly $2 a gallon on Sunday, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which predicts that the average should hit $1.99 today for the first time since March 2009. (Early this morning, the price was $1.998.) Motorists can find gas prices below $2 a gallon at 68 percent of gas stations nationwide.
The final debate for 2015 among Democratic candidates for President in 2016 was held on Saturday night in New Hampshire. Topics of discussion included the Islamic state, gun control and the economy.
The Atlanta Hawks extended their current winning streak to four straight games with a 106-97 victory over the Portland Trailblazers on Monday night at the Philips Arena.
The Detroit Lions got past the New Orleans Saints 35-27 in Monday Night Football at New Orleans.
The season of winter will officially arrive tonight. The winter solstice is slated to occur at 11:48 pm Eastern, according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac. That will be followed by the shortest day of the year.
The latest installment in the Star Wars saga shattered box office records over the weekend. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” drew $238 million at the box office, marking the best North American debut of all time and besting the previous record set by “Jurassic World” of $208.8 million this past summer.