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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - It's Christmas Eve! And while many of you are still nestled snuggly in your warm beds, others are up and ready to tackle some last-minute shopping before gathering with friends and family for the holiday.

So what does Mother Nature have in store for today and tomorrow? Snow? Sorry, not likely. Looks like 2009 will be more of a wet Christmas. View your complete Ford First Alert Forecast HERE.

Here are just a few of the stories we are working on this hour.

The timing couldn't be worse. Storms in the west causing cancellations and delays are people try to get home to friends and family for the Christmas holiday. We'll have a live report from Hopkins.

It is go time for many last minute shoppers who still need to finish up their shopping! How procrastinators manage to get it all done under deadline.

Okely dokely! 'The Simpons' getting some unlikely praise this morning. Find out why the Vatican is giving the thumbs up to the long-running hit cartoon.

So grab that remote and your first cup of coffee and join us for these stories and more on 19 Action News This Morning!

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