I AM HERE RIGHT NOW WITH CHELSEA HERNANDEZ, I’M DAVID TILLMAN, MELANIE LAWSON, LET’S TALK ABOUT THE WEATHER, IT IS MY FIRST MIDDAY. WE’RE SOMITED. ON THE SHOW TODAY AND LIKE YOU WERE JUST SAY . >>>A VERY IMPORTANT TOPIC OF CONVERSATION, WE WERE TALKING ABOUT WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT TODAY, DAVID IS OUR GO-TO MAN FOR EVERYTHING WEATHER. WE’LL GET BACK TO YOU IN JUST A MOMENT. FIRST, DAVID THIS HAS BEEN A SURPRISE ALL WAY AROUND, IMELDA HAS BEEN, TURNED A TROPICAL DEPRESSION INTO A TROPICAL STORM LIKE THAT, MADE LANDFALL AND DISAPPEAR, OR DIDN’T DISAPPEAR, JUST MORPHED AGAIN. >>I THINK IT WAS PROBABLY A TROPICAL SOMETHING BEFORE THEY ACTUALLY NAMED IT BUT FINALLY DID, GOT EVERYBODY’S ATTENTION RIGHTFULLY SO BECAUSE WE DO THINK OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS THIS COULD STILL BE AN ISSUE FOR HOUSTON EVEN THOUGH WE MISSED THE WORST OF IT LAST NIGHT, WE STILL HAVE MORE RAIN ON THE WAY. >>YOU SEE A WHOLE LOT OF RAIN IN THE SOUTH THE CITY OF HOUSTON PROPER TO THE NORTH, LOOKS LIKE THE WEST ALMOST GOT NOTHING. >>HARDLY NOTHING OUT THROUGH THE WEST, IT APPEARS A FEEDER BAN DEVELOPED OVER THE COAST, WE’VE HEARD ABOUT THOSE BEFORE AND THAT ONE BASICALLY ROBBED ALL THE MOISTURE FROM THE FEEDER BAND THAT’S SITTING OVER HOUSTON RIGHT NOW. SITTING NOT DOING MUCH. WE THINK THIS ONE NEAR THE COAST GOES AWAY, THE ONE OVER HOUSTON COULD ACTIVATE, THAT COULD BE LATE TODAY OR TONIGHT OR TOMORROW, COMPUTER MODELS ARE SAYING TOMORROW. CERTAINLY NOT OUT OF THE WOODS. >>ARE WE LOOKING AT A WHOLE LOT MORE RAIN AT ONE POINT WE WERE TALKING 5 TO 10 INCHES OR MORE? >>THAT COULD STILL HAPPEN. ONE FEEDER BAND THIS MORNING PRODUCED UP TO 21 INCHES OF RAIN. IF IT RAINS 2 TO 3 INCHES AN HOUR FOR SEVERAL HOURS THEY COULD GET PROBLEMS IN HOUSTON. >>WHAT ARE YOU MOST WORRIED ABOUT RIGHT NOW. >>I’M WORRIED ABOUT THE RAIN, AS USUAL WITH A TROPICAL SYSTEM, THEY ARE EXTREMELY HARD TO FORECAST TO BE EXACT GIVEN ONE LOCATION, I’M MORE CONCERNED PEOPLE WILL LET THEIR GUARD DOWN BECAUSE THEY LOOK OUT THIS MORNING, WATER STANDING IN THEIR STREETS HERE IN TOWN BUT YOU COULD VERY WELL LOOK UP THERE TOMORROW MORNING IT WILL BE TOTALLY DIFFERENT. >>A WHOLE LOT OF PEOPLE DECIDED TO TAKE TO THE ROADS TODAY, I DON’T KNOW WHAT THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT. YOU REALLY WANT TO WARN PEOPLE THAT THIS COULD BE DANGEROUS. IT COULD BE DANGEROUS INSIDE OF HOUSTON CITY LIMITS. >>I DON’T THINK IT IS GOING TO, IN HOUSTON, NECESSARILY BE SO BAD THAT PEOPLE DON’T GET HOME FROM WORK TODAY. THAT’S GREAT. WE’VE HAD THAT HAPPEN BEFORE BUT LATE TONIGHT IF YOU ARE GOING TO BE OUT IF YOU’VE GOT TO GET TO THAT EARLY SHIFT, MIGHT HAVE TO DEAL WITH SOMETHING THEN AND THEN CERTAINLY AS WE GET INTO MIDDAY HOURS, THERE COULD BE A LOT MORE RAIN AROUND. >>>DAVID TILLMAN, OF COURSE OUR ENTIRE WEATHER TEAM RIGHT NOW IS ALL OVER THIS, EVERY TIME I WALK BACK IN TO THE WEATHER OFFICE I SEE ABOUT HALF A DOZEN PEOPLE WORKING AT ONE TIME. THIS AFTERNOON WE’LL CERTAINLY BE PAYING A LOT OF ATTENTION GO TO ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS AND OUR WEATHER GUYS AND GALS ARE THERE WORKING HARD THANKS A LOT, DAVID, I KNOW YOU HAVE TO GET BACK TO WORK. >>>NOW I WANT TO TALK TO CHELSEA ABOUT SOME FUN STUFF. >>SINCE WE ARE SEEING A LOT OF THAT RAIN, THIS WHAT’S COMING UP ON THE MIDDAY TODAY. WE’RE TALKING ABOUT THRIFT STORES WHERE YOU CAN GO AND GET THOSE REALLY CHEAP RAINCOATS AND RAIN BOOTS FOR THIS WEATHER, ALSO IN HOUSTON WE’RE LETTING YOU KNOW WHO NEEDS YOU AND GET YOU A JOB AND GET YOU HIRED PLUS A FLYING SAUCER. >>WE ALL SCREAM FOR PIE WITH OUR ICE CREAM. THE BEST PIE IN TOWN. >>IT IS CERTAINLY, EXACTLY. I KNOW MELANIE YOU STOPPED BY A COUPLE OF TIMES. >>NOT ON THANKSGIVING, WHICH WE’LL SHOW YOU WHY. I’LL COME GRAB YOU. >>>I WANT TO GET TO THE DIGITAL DEAL OF THE DAY WHICH IS A PERFECT TIME TO SCORE SOME BIG SAVINGS WITH THE WEATHER, THESE ARE WATERPROOF WINTER BOOTS GREAT FOR THE RAIN ORIGINALLY, GUYS $70 DOWN TO $11 YOU CAN FIND THAT CODE ON ABC13.COM BOOTS WITH THE FUR WE HAVE A LINK DIRECTLY TO H WEBSITE RIGHT HERE ALL YOU DO IS TYPE IN THAT CODE WHICH IS 747, THESE BOOTS YOU’RE SAVING $58 ON THESE BOOTS. THEY HAVE PLENTY OTHER BOOTS TO CHECK OUT HEAD TO ABC13.COM I HAVE THE LINK SHARED FOR YOU CONVENIENTLY ON MY SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES ABC13. >>>NEXT THING I WANT TO GET TO ARE MY FAVORITE THRIFT STORES A WOMAN SAID SHE IS DRIVING INTO HOUSTON WITH ONE OF HER BEST FRIENDS, HITTING UP ALL OF MY FAVORITE THRIFT STORES, TO STACK UP SAVINGS AND ESPECIALLY WITH THE FALL SEASON RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER AND THE RAIN WEATHER THAT WE’RE HAVING. TOMORROW MORNING FAMILY THRIFT OUTLET IS THE PLACE TO BE AT, THEY PUT OUT NEW MERCHANDISE AT 7 A.M. PEOPLE LINEUP FOR THIS SALE. YOU CAN STOCK UP ON RAINCOATS AND RAIN BOOTS, EVERYTHING FOR $2 FIRST DIB CONSIGNMENT OUT OF MEMORIAL, EVERY DRESS I FIND INSIDE OF THIS STORE IS $10 AN UNDER I’M TALKING KATE SPADE THEY GOT IT. THEY PUT OUT ALL OF THEIR NEW FALL MERCHANDISE FOR YOU GUYS TO CHECK OUT AS WELL, LIKE I SAID THEY HAVE AMAZING DEALS FOR YOU TO CHECK OUT. ALL RIGHT. WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK IS IT? >>IT IS WEDNESDAY. >>I WAS HOPING HE WAS GOING TO SAY HUMP DAY ALL RIGHT EVERY HUMP DAY WE DO A SEGMENT AT ABC13 WHO IS HIRING IN HOUSTON, I’M WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK TO FIND COMPANIES WORKING TO HIRE YOU TO GET YOU EITHER YOUR WANTING TO SWITCH CAREERS OR MAYBE YOU JUST NEED THAT EXTRA JOB WITH THE HOLIDAYS COMING UP EVERY WEDNESDAY WE DO A WHO IS HIRING IN HOUSTON SEGMENT HEAD TO ABC13.COM/JOBS TO CHECK OUT THE NEWLY-UPDATED LIST, CLICK ON THE JOB THAT INTERESTS YOU AND TAKES YOU DIRECTLY TO THE WEBSITE TO START APPLYING ALSO JOIN OUR FACEBOOK GROUP THAT IS A COMMUNITY SERVICE RIGHT THERE PEOPLE FROM ALL AROUND THE CITY JUST HOP ON THERE SAY WHAT THEY ARE LOOKING FOR SAY WHAT THEIR QUALIFICATIONS ARE AND WE HAVE PEOPLE THAT FIND SO MUCH SUCCESS WITH WHO IS HIRING HOUSTON MY PRODUCER JERRY ON THE CAMERA. YOU NEED SOME PIES IN LIFE. >>I WAS SITTING HERE LISTENING TO YOU TALK ABOUT THRIFT STORES, WHAT HE SHE CALLED OUR RESALE STOP, I LOVE THE NAME VINTAGE, IT IS NOT OLD, IT IS NOT SECONDHAND IT IS VINTAGE. >>VINTAGE CAN COST YOU A LOT OF MONEY. >>YOU CAN FIND REALLY GREAT ONES WHERE PEOPLE GIVE AWAY THEIR OUTFITS AFTER WEARING THEM ONCE OR TWICE. HALF THE TIME THERE ARE TAGS ON IT. >>TELL ME ABOUT THE PIES I’M FAIRLY NEW TO HOUSTON I’VE BEEN HERE ABOUT 2 YEARS AND I’VE SEEN THE VIDEO OF THE FLYING SAUCER, LOOK AT THIS VIDEO IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT THE WEATHER IS. >>I GOT TO SAY I’VE NEVER HAD A TASTE OF THIS PIE. >>IT IS FANTASTIC WORTH WAITING IN LINE OR SO A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK. THEY EVEN HAVE TO LIMIT YOU, YOU CAN’T BUY 20 PIES FOR YOUR FRIENDS YOU ONLY GET A CERTAIN NUMBER. THAT’S SOME PIE WHEN IT HAS TO BE LIMITED IF YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN. >>SO THE BACK STORY TO THIS, THEY HAVE A SECRET TO THEIR MOST POPULAR PIE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE, YOU ARE SPEAKING MY LANGUAGE. IT IS PRETTY FANTASTIC. >>ONE THAT MAKES ME TRULY PROUD MY FATHER WAS AN IMMIGRANT CAME TO THIS COUNTRY WITH ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. MET A WOMAN, FELL IN LOVE, HAD KIDS, STARTED A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS NOW ON ITS SECOND GENERATION THAT IS SOMETHING I’M INTENSELY PROUD OF. >>>>A FAMILY THAT HAS BEEN DOING THIS BY GENERATIONS IF THEY ARE LIKE ME YOU SHOULD HEAD OUT AND CHECK THEM OUT. SINCE WE’RE TALKING ABOUT PIE IT IS GOING TO BE HERE BEFORE WE KNOW IT. DID I HEAR TODAY IS NATIONAL CHEESE BURGER DAY AS YOUR AFTERNOON IS ON A ROLE, IF YOU CAN FINISH A 3-POUND BURGER YOU JUST MIGHT BE IN LUCK. FUDDRUCKERS IS SELLING A THREE POUND BURGER, IF YOU SELL A BURGER AND FRIES IN AN HOUR YOU WIN A $20 GIFT CARD, VICTORY T- SHIRT A RESERVATION IS REQUIRED EXACTLY BEFORE WE WRAP UP I JUST WANT TO SAY THIS IS AS IF YOU WERE EATING 12 QUARTER POUNDER TO MCDONALDS THIS IS GREAT, TOLD ME NOT TO TURN AROUND BECAUSE THEY CAN SEE MY WIRES THERE YOU GO HAVE A GREAT DAY WE’LL ALL STAY DRY AND SAFE, PLEASE DO SO, WE’LL