Good morning Sugahs. It is a nasty nasty morning. Fog and misty rain will make the commute to work dangerous this morning. Let's take a look at everything you need before you leave the house.

Today is a regular Polyester Power Hour on 99.9 KTDY. In addition, at 9:20 AM, CJ and Jenn will giveaway a VIP booth for 8 including bar service for the big New Year's Eve party at Cypress Bayou Casino. Just listen to win.

Today is National Fruitcake Day.

TODAY IN HISTORY

1845 – Ether anesthetic is used for childbirth for the first time by Dr. Crawford Long in Jefferson, Georgia.

1932 – Radio City Music Hall, "Showplace of the Nation", opens in New York City.

1947 - The children's television program Howdy Doody, hosted by Bob Smith, made its debut on NBC.

1968 – Apollo program: Apollo 8 splashes down in the Pacific Ocean, ending the first orbital manned mission to the Moon.

1992 - The U.S. shot down an Iraqi fighter jet during what the Pentagon described as a confrontation between a pair of Iraqi warplanes and U.S. F-16 jets in U.N.-restricted airspace over southern Iraq.

2004 – Radiation from an explosion on the magnetar SGR 1806-20 reaches Earth. It is the brightest extrasolar event known to have been witnessed on the planet.

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

Actor Gerard Depardieu, 69

Pro wrestler Bill Goldberg, 51

Actor Masi Oka, 43

Actress Emilie de Ravin, 36

Singer Hayley Williams, 29

Scientist Louis Pasteur (1822 - 1895)

Actress Marlene Dietrich (1901 - 1992)

Pro Wrestler Chyna (1969 - 2016)

News Correspondent Cokie Roberts (1943 - 2019)

WEATHER

Today: 30% chance for rain, 73.

Tonight: Cloudy, slight chance for rain, 73.

Saturday: 40% chance for rain mainly in the afternoon, 77.

Sunday: 60% chance for rain early, 67.

Monday: Sunny, 60.

New Year's Day: 50% chance for rain, 64.

Have a fantastic weekend!

cj and jenn