News 2 Know: Heavy rain still to come, Houston rapper organized vigil for Nipsey Hussle and more – KPRC Click2Houston

Good Thursday morning! Today is National Burrito Day so it’s the perfect day for some tortilla-wrapped goodness from your favorite taco or burrito joint.

If you would rather not eat a burrito but want to celebrate the day, you can make yourself into one with a giant tortilla blanket. A woman posted a photo of herself wrapped up in one, and it quickly went viral.

Today’s Weather

Overnight rain caused slick roads for the morning commute, and it’s not over yet. Meteorologist Britta Merwin has a look at the forecast.

Don’t forget! You can keep track of the radar and forecast throughout the day at click2houston.com/weather or by downloading the Frank’s Free Forecast app.

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The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last month performed all of the procedures recommended by Boeing when the plane started to nose dive but could not save it, according to a preliminary report released Thursday by Ethiopia’s government. Read more >

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