Monday News, Sept 11, 2017       

Just over 3 weeks til the start of the Dixie Classic Fair

More wind today.  More rain on Tuesday.  Back to sunshine on Wednesday

WIND ADVISORY for the Triad thru early Tuesday morning (4am)

*The strongest wind gusts are expected to occur this evening.

 

Greensboro: The Central Carolina Fair at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex will be closed TODAY and Tuesday because of heavy rainfall expected over the next two days.  Central Carolina Fair in Greensboro will re-open at 5pm on Wednesday. http://myfox8.com/2017/09/11/central-carolina-fair-closed-monday-and-tuesday/

 

Day of Remembrance: 16th anniversary of the 9-11 Terror attacks.

President Trump and VP Pence speaking at ‘remembrance ceremonies’ today at the Pentagon in DC and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.  .  https://goo.gl/D6h6xL

BTW: The National September 11th Memorial at Ground Zero in NYC strives to be apolitical: Politicians can attend, but since 2011, they haven’t been allowed to read names or deliver remarks…    https://goo.gl/ZsLVoe

 

(8am update) Irma continues to weaken, now a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph.  (National Hurricane Center)

*Over 4 million customers in Florida are without power.

*Residents in Florida will start accessing the damage from Irma today.

*President Trump approved emergency declarations over the weekend, saying he’s “worried about lives, not costs” after Hurricane Irma.  http://via.wghp.com/xohHF

Georgia…

*Over 100,000 residents are without power this morning in southern Georgia…

*Georgia: A state of emergency has been declared for all 159 counties in   Georgia. A tropical storm warning has been issued for the first time in Atlanta.

https://goo.gl/xLr7YR

*Triad: The American Red Cross has opened an emergency shelter in Greensboro to accommodate Hurricane Irma evacuees.  Fox 8 / Red Cross

 

Prayer concern: Death toll has now risen to at least 90 in southern Mexico after that deadly 8.1-magnitude earthquake on Friday.   The strongest earthquake in Mexico in 100 years. https://goo.gl/6WB17t

 

Love the guacamole?  Be ready for sticker shock…

The wholesale price of avocados is up 125% since the beginning of the year, according to the American Restaurant Association.  https://goo.gl/KyZZHm

*The average American eats 7 pounds of guacamole a year.

 

NFL: The Carolina Panthers won their season-opener (23 – 3) yesterday over the 49ers in San Francisco.  *Krispy Kreme actually doing a points system for FREE sweet treats this season as we root for the Carolina Panthers!

http://www.panthers.com/fanzone/promotions.html

 

“God is our refuge and strength,
always ready to help in times of trouble.
So we will not fear…”  Psalm 46:1-3   (NLT)

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

The News Guy – WBFJ Family Friendly Morning Show at WBFJ fm - Your family station!
I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace…

VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150

QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”

MON-SAT 6A-10A(& Sunday@5 host)
verne@wbfj.fm
Verne Hill


Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm