According to the National Weather Service, Friday will have a high of 98 degrees. It is expected to stay hot all weekend, although there is a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms on Sunday.
Here is some morning reading:
Yesterday's most read article online: Earlier this week, the House State Affairs Committee passed HB2, an abortion related bill. The committee stopped hearing public and personal testimony on HB2 at 12:01, leaving more than 1,000 people who registered to testify without the opportunity to do so. A hearing for SB1, the Senate's abortion bill, has been scheduled for Monday.
In case you missed it: Mondo Gallery, located on Guadalupe and 41st streets, is currently displaying a gallery of artwork based on the cartoons “Adventure Time” and “Regular Show.” The exhibit will run through July 20.
What you have to read: Austin Police Department is conducting a "no refusal" initative this weekend to cut down on drunk driving. No refusal means APD can conduct blood search warrants on drivers who refuse to give a breath or blood sample when pulled over.