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Weather: Less humid today and tomorrow, rain returns this weekend

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www.youtube.com – – 2023-08-30 05:34:39

SUMMARY: Category 4 Hurricane Idalia is about to make landfall on the Big Bend coast of Florida. It is moving quickly to the north and northeast with wind speeds of 130 mph and gusts up to 160 mph. It will likely be a Category 2 storm when it moves into South Georgia and the Carolinas. Rainfall amounts of 5 to 7 inches are expected in the area, and there are now hurricane warnings in effect for the Georgia coastline and South Carolina. In Florida, there is a minor coastal flooding risk and drier air will bring less humidity. Temperatures will be in the lower 90s, but the humidity will increase starting Friday. Rain chances will also increase over the weekend.

Rain and humidity return for Labor Day Weekend

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Monroe woman accused of stealing nearly $20K from handicapped victim; arrested

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www.myarklamiss.com – Trish Parker – 2024-02-22 09:46:08

SUMMARY: Sharmeke Johnson Byrd has been accused of stealing funds from a victim’s bank account over a two-and-a-half-year period. The victim, who suffered from strokes and required assistance, hired a company to help. Byrd, an employee of the company, was tasked with taking care of the victim and handling her bills. However, the victim discovered that funds were being transferred from her account into Byrd’s account each month. Records from Byrd’s account confirmed the transfers, which were then used to pay for her car loan. Byrd admitted to moving the funds but claimed it was to cover expenses for the victim. She has been charged with Exploitation of the Infirmed.

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Americans reporting nationwide cellular outages from AT&T, Cricket Wireless and other providers – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Associated Press – 2024-02-22 09:45:18

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I-10 High Rise Bridge accident shuts down lanes

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-02-22 09:01:49

SUMMARY: A serious accident has occurred on the top of the high rise bridge on the westbound side, potentially leading to a shutdown of the Interstate system traveling through New Orleans east towards the city. Multiple vehicles are involved, and emergency services are struggling to reach the scene due to heavy traffic. It is advised to inform anyone heading in that direction to take an alternate route to avoid getting stuck. The situation is ongoing and will be monitored throughout the morning.

The accident is on I-10 headed into New Orleans.

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