Snow is forecast to fall from Missouri to Maine
- There are more than 20 million people under winter storm alerts issued by the National Weather Service.
- Snow will develop Tuesday and Tuesday night across parts of the Midwest and will continue into Wednesday in the Great Lakes.
- Snowfall rates could exceed more than 1 inch per hour in some areas Tuesday into Wednesday, leading to dangerous travel due to deteriorating road conditions and severely reduced visibility.
- The storm will likely affect air travel throughout the Midwest on Tuesday and Wednesday.
- Strong winds with 35 mph gusts or higher could lead to further reduced visibility.
- These strong northerly winds will bring gusts up to 40 mph across Lake Michigan, increasing the possibility of lakeshore flooding.
- The weather service has issued a flood warning that covers almost 7 million people from Chicago towards South Bend, Indiana.
The Midwest is about to get its most substantial snow of the season
- A substantial band of snow will develop late Monday night from Iowa and Missouri to Michigan, with the heaviest snow expected Tuesday into Wednesday evening.
- Get more weather news from around the world >>> It seems Detroit may only get a few inches but if the heavier snow band dips farther south, they could receive substantially more.
- Snowfall rates could exceed more than one inch per hour Tuesday into Wednesday, leading to dangerous travel due to deteriorating road conditions and severely reduced visibility.
- Strong winds with 35 mph wind gusts or higher could lead to further reduced visibility.
- Expect impacts to air travel throughout the Midwest on Tuesday and Wednesday.
- These strong northerly winds across Lake Michigan will gusts to 40 mph across Lake Michigan.
- Large wave action of 8 to 14 feet will develop Tuesday morning and continue through Wednesday evening.
South Carolina's Clyburn says he'll endorse Democratic candidate after Tuesday's debate
- Washington (CNN) - South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn on Sunday said he'll endorse a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate after Tuesday night's Democratic debate just days before the state's primary, a key early contest in the party's nomination process.
- On Sunday, Clyburn said that while he accepts Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders as the 2020 Democratic frontrunner, if the state's primary election was held tomorrow, former Vice President Joe Biden would capture more votes from African Americans than any other Democrat.
- CNN projected on Saturday that Sanders will win the Nevada caucuses, showing the power of his organization and amplifying his argument that he can broaden his appeal across the Democratic electorate based on the results from the most diverse state in party's nominating contest so far.
- Early entrance polls in Nevada showed Sanders winning Latino voters by 54%, some 40 percentage points ahead of the next candidate, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg.
For the second time this week, a person was killed during a Carnival parade
- The final part of the parade was canceled, NOLA Ready tweeted.
- Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said a tandem float was involved in the incident.
- Tandem floats have two or more sections connected by a hitch.
- It is the second death during the Carnival season that precedes Mardi Gras.
- A woman was killed Wednesday night during the Krewe of Nyx parade.
- She was hit by a parade float, authorities said.
South Korean police impose curfew on late-night studying (2011)
- That way, there are no excuses." Finally, we pile into a silver Kia Sorento and head into Daechi-dong, one of Seoul's busiest hagwon districts.
- South Korea's hagwon crackdown is one part of a larger quest to tame the country's culture of educational masochism.
- At the national and local levels, politicians are changing school testing and university admissions policies to reduce student stress and reward softer qualities like creativity.
- If South Korea, the apogee of extreme education, gets its reforms right, it could be a model for other societies.
- By way of comparison, consider Finland, the only European country to routinely perform as well as South Korea on the test for 15-year-olds conducted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
- In Finland, public and private spending combined is less per pupil than in South Korea, and only 13% of Finnish students take remedial after-school lessons.