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Emmy nominees jump on social media to say thanks

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By Stephen Iervolino

(LOS ANGELES) — Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning, and many of the stars who will be recognized for their work come September expressed their gratitude on social media.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, who was nominated for his guest-starring role on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, responded to his nomination with a quip reminiscent of something Larry David’s character on the comedy might say: “Pretty, pretty, pretty grateful.”

Alison Brie, who stars in Netflix’s GLOW, reacted to her show’s Best Comedy nomination by sharing a photo from set. “GLOW was nominated for an EMMY!! And so was our INCREDIBLE #BettyGilpin!!!” she captioned it. “So proud of all my girls and of our fantastic show.”

Tiffany Haddish, whose stint guest-hosting Saturday Night Live earned her her first Emmy nomination, added that she was “overjoyed.” Referencing her monologue — and a well-worn Alexander McQueen dress she wore, she noted: “I might even splurge for a new dress for this one!!” she tweeted. “Thank you everyone for your love and support! #sheready”

The 2018 Emmy Awards will broadcast live on NBC at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, Sept. 17. The ceremony will be hosted by Saturday Night Live stars Colin Jost and Michael Che.

Here are some other reactions:

Louie Anderson, who was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor for Baskets, tweeted, “I’m speechless!!! Thanks Everyone who voted @TheEmmys @FXNetworks @galifianakisz Jonathan Krisel @MarthaKelly3 @BasketsFX”

This is Us star Justin Hartley wrote, “A huge congrats to @MiloVentimiglia @SterlingKBrown and my entire @NBCThisisUs family on the @TheEmmys noms!!!! Lots of talent, hard work, and heart is poured into this incredible show. Couldn’t be prouder to be part of it!!”

Emmy winner Sterling K Brown, nominated again for This Is Us, posted a grateful video message, captioned with, “THANK YOU @TelevisionAcad ???? #Emmys #ThisIsUs”

John Legend, nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series category for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, appropriately tweeted three praying hand emoji, adding, “thank you!!”

Incidentally, Legend is one step closer to joining the very exclusive club of 12 entertainers who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award, known as EGOT, with his nomination Thursday.

His wife Chrissy Teigen’s show, Lip Sync Battle, was also nominated this year.

Ricky Martin, nominated for Supporting Actor in a Limited Series for FX’s American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, tweeted “Yes yes yes!!!!!! I’m so happy and humbled about this nomination. I think my head is about to explode. Joy joy joy THIS IS CRAZY!!! Thank you @MrRPMurphy,”

Emmy nominee RuPaul issued the following statement after the announcement:

“Making ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ is a labor of love. The fact that members of the Television Academy have recognized that passion by nominating us for 12 Emmy’s is a true honor. It takes a village, people. I want to recognize the hard work and dedication of my partners at VH1 and World of Wonder, our dedicated cast and crew, and most of all, the amazing queens that help us celebrate the heart and soul of drag. Condragulations to our fellow nominees.”

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TTR Weather Outlook

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Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible across the eastern counties Friday afternoon and evening as an upper-level disturbance moves across Central Texas. The sea breeze may generate isolated showers and thunderstorms near the Coastal Plains on Saturday. Otherwise, fair skies will prevail. Near to slightly above normal temperatures are expected along with elevated heat index values due to moist soils from recent rain.

Rest Of Today: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid-90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Highest heat index readings around 123.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Lows in the mid-70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Friday: Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Lows in the mid-70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Highest heat index readings around 105.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid-70s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the mid-90s. Highest heat index readings around 107.

Sunday Night Through Wednesday: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid-70s. Highs in the mid-90s.

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE MIDDLE TEXAS COASTAL WATERS...
A weak to moderate southerly flow is expected through Friday. A
few showers are possible this morning, with a slightly better
chance for showers or thunderstorms on Friday with better 
moisture over the waters. A slight chance for showers and storms 
will continue through the end of the week, with dry conditions 
thereafter. A light to moderate south to southeasterly wind will 
persist through Saturday. Winds will strengthen to a more
moderate onshore flow Sunday night into Monday.   

$$

GMZ235-130415-
Bays and Waterways from Port Aransas to Port O'Connor-
1020 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest wind around 5 knots shifting south in
the afternoon. Bays smooth. 
.TONIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. 
.FRIDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots shifting southeast in the
afternoon. Bays smooth. A slight chance of showers. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Bays smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. 
.SATURDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bays slightly choppy to occasionally
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. 
.SUNDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. 
.MONDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy to
occasionally choppy. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Bays slightly choppy
to occasionally choppy. 

Fire Weather Planning Forecast for South Central Texas
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
233 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Low chances for wetting rains will be possible in the Austin area
and east of the I-35 corridor this afternoon but amounts should be
less than a quarter inch. While continued hot and dry conditions
are expected through the next seven days, minimum RH values each
afternoon should stay above critical values, falling into the
upper 20 percent range. With the high pressure, winds should stay
below 15 mph for most locations with occasional gusts to 20 mph
possible during the afternoon. Thus, fire weather concerns should
remain low over the next seven days.
Karnes-De Witt-Lavaca-
Including the cities of Karnes City, Cuero, and Halletsville
233 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Chance precip (%)     10           10           20
Precip Type           tstms        NONE         tstms
Temp (24h trend)      95 (+1)      74 (0)       95
RH % (24h trend)      35 (-2)      99 (-1)      39
20ftWnd-AM(MPH)       S  5                      S  6
20ftWnd-PM(MPH)       S  8         SE  9        S 10
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    7134                      6701
Transport wnd (MPH)   S 10                      S 13
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            3
Haines Index          4            4            4

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Highs in the mid 90s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s. Highs in the mid
90s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.
Highs in the mid 90s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Guadalupe-Wilson-Gonzales-
Including the cities of Seguin, Floresville, and Gonzales
233 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Chance precip (%)     10           10           10
Precip Type           NONE         NONE         NONE
Temp (24h trend)      95 (+2)      73 (0)       95
RH % (24h trend)      33 (-1)      98 (-2)      37
20ftWnd-AM(MPH)       S  5                      S  6
20ftWnd-PM(MPH)       S  7         SE  8        S  8
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    7977                      7629
Transport wnd (MPH)   S 10                      S 12
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   2            2            2
Haines Index          3            4            4

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Highs in the mid 90s.
Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s. Highs in the mid
90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.
Highs in the upper 90s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
TXZ194-209-122345-
Lee-Fayette-
Including the cities of Giddings and La Grange
233 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018

                      Today        Tonight      Fri

Cloud cover           PCldy        PCldy        PCldy
Chance precip (%)     30           20           20
Precip Type           tstms        tstms        tstms
Temp (24h trend)      93 (-1)      74 (0)       93
RH % (24h trend)      42 (+3)      97 (-3)      44
20ftWnd-AM(MPH)       SW  6                     S  6
20ftWnd-PM(MPH)       S  6         SE  7        S  8
Mixing hgt(ft-AGL)    7523                      7590
Transport wnd (MPH)   SE 12                     S 12
CWR                   0            0            0
LAL                   3            3            3
Haines Index          4            3            3

Remarks...None.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 70s. Highs in the lower 90s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Highs in the mid
90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.
Highs in the mid 90s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Lone Star Outdoors for Saturday, July 14, 2018

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This week on Lone Star Outdoors Show with Cable Smith, we discuss mental health and red meat with Dr. Georgia Ede MD. Why does our society believe that red meat is responsible for modern day health issues when humans have been eating it since the dawn of time? Dr. Ede breaks down the misconceptions that exist surrounding eating animal protein.
We also spend a couple segments with our friend Greg Pavur who recently had a hospital stay resulting from a crappie fin becoming lodged in the muscle in his leg. How does that even happen? Greg talks about the unfortunate event in detail.
We round out the show by talking bowhunting and broadheads with Elite Archery’s Larry McCoy of Elite Archery and Slick Trick Broadheads.
Join us Saturday Morning at 8, on Texas Thunder Radio.
Cable Smith
Owner/Host  Lone Star Outdoors Show
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