Morning Express – Monday, January 15

Some light flurries possible in the morning hours today with some very chilly temperatures, but we should see the sun make an appearance as well. The very cold temperatures will hold on for all of this week before they start to moderate next weekend and then bump up to the plus side next week! We stand a chance of seeing some light flurries almost every day this week, but there’s a chance a few lake effect snow showers could move in and out as well.

1932 Record snowfall of 2 inches in city of Los Angeles, California

1958 New York Yankees announce that 140 MLB games to be televised on WPIX TV this season in a deal worth over $1 million dollars

1972 TV drama “Emergency” with Randolph Mantooth and Robert Fuller premieres on NBC TV

In an average lifetime, people eat around 70 assorted insects while sleeping.

Hawaii gets 3 feet closer to Alaska every year. – The Aloha State sits on a tectonic plate, called the Pacific Plate, that shifts closer to the mainland every day.

Giraffes are much more likely to get hit by lightning than humans. – Their fatality rate from lightning strikes is a whopping 30 times higher than ours.

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Looks like a typical cold and snow January week ahead! Stay Warm!

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  • Craig Huckerby

    Craig Huckerby is a seasoned broadcast and media professional with over 43 years in local media. Starting in television, Craig became known as "the weather guy" on local television before pioneering internet media in the Sault. Craig is credited for bringing local television back to the Sault via the internet in 2003 with LTVNEWS.COM and was instrumental in launching SooNews.ca and Local2.ca. Craig has also won numerous International Film awards for director of the documentary, "Was I Next?, The Sean Cribbin Story"

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