Today on WML Justin talks about the upcoming hurricane. Millennial Producer Brendan tells us about the Russell Westbrook trade. Finally Kevin DeVries of Grace Explorations and Basecamp brings along "The Naked Farmer" Tim Vander Zwaag" to tell his story.
2 Barry, The first tropical system to threaten the US this year poses a triple flooding threat to Louisiana via storm surge, high rivers and rain. The storm presents New Orleans with an unprecedented problem: The Mississippi River is usually at 6 to 8 feet this time of year there, but it's at 16 feet now, and Barry threatens a storm surge of 2 to 3 feet. That means the river could crest tomorrow at 19 feet, a level not seen in almost 70 years. Barry also could dump as much as 10 inches of rain before it moves out.
3 R. Kelly took his dog out for a walk last night and ended up in police custody. The embattled singer was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, sources told CNN. He's charged with sex trafficking in New York and attempting to influence a case in Atlanta. Those add to the other charges he's facing. Kelly in February was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse
A traffic stop in Oklahoma produced a gun, some whiskey, a rattlesnake and (checks notes) ...uranium. Wait, what?
Do "Moana" and marijuana sound alike? They do to the baker who madea marijuana-themed birthday cake.
There's a campaign afoot by the conspiracy-minded tostorm Area 51to "see them aliens.