5 Things You Should Know Today: Aug. 19

From events to gas prices to the weather, we've got info important to Northville today.

1. Northville weather

There's a chance of showers after noon with partly sunny skies and a high near 74, according to the National Weather Service. In the evening, expect mostly cloudy skies and a low around 54.

2. Gas prices

The lowest reported gasoline price in the Northville area – according to DetroitGasPrices.com via GasBuddy.com – is $3.99 per gallon. That price is reported to be available at the Mobil station at Six Mile and Haggerty roads. Before your commute, be sure to check out our live traffic map.

3. Event

The Compuware Arena drive-in movie theater is playing new flicks this evening. Check out its website to see what's playing and for more details.

4. This day in history

On this day in 1909, according to History.com, the first race was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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