UPDATE: Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 5

Laser show canceled at Stone Mountain Park tonight.

Unfortunately, it looks like you'll need to have a Plan B if you were planning an outdoor BBQ today. Here's the weather and other things you should know today:

The weather: Rather miserable if you'd hoped to do anything outside. 100 percent chance of heavy rain, with rain starting early and becoming heavier as the day goes on. High of 75, low of 68.

This morning on Stone Mountain Patch: Check back around 10 a.m. for our Local Jobs feature by Julie Paulk. Get an interview tip and learn who's hiring in the area.

Today in Georgia History: On this day in 1774, only Georgia -- of all the American colonies -- was not represented at the meeting of the first Continental Congress in Philadelphia, according to the Georgia Historical Society. The delegates who attended decided on a boycott of all British goods; Georgia needed help from the British against the Creek on its borders, the United States History site says.

No fireworks: The laser show tonight at has been canceled due to inclement weather. Next laser show: September 10.

Lucky numbers: Sunday's Fantasy 5 - 01-07-24-34-35. Current jackpot: $329,000. Sunday's Cash 3 - midday draw, 038, total payout, $133,065; evening draw, 731, total payout, $456,485.


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