☀ February 16: 3 dead after tornado, dangerous winter weather and Mardi Gras

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Good morning! It’s Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣🚨 3 dead, 10 injured after tornado hits North Carolina

Courtesy: Brunswick County Emergency Services

2️⃣❄ Record low temperatures and 1 death confirmed as Arctic air mass crosses US

3️⃣🧫 Gov. Cuomo on New York nursing homes, COVID-19: ‘Everybody did the best they could’

4️⃣🍼 Some move to change ‘breast’ milk to ‘chest’ or ‘human’ milk in effort to be more inclusive

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Muted Mardi Gras: Closed bars, barricaded Bourbon Street

Coronavirus-related limits on access to Bourbon Street, shuttered bars and frigid weather all were expected to prevent what the city usually craves at the end of Mardi Gras season — streets and businesses jam-packed with revelers.

NEW ORLEANS, LA – FEBRUARY 14: Vehicles line up to view Mardi Gras floats at the Float in the Oaks event in City Park on February 14, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Traditional Mardi Gras celebrations have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the cancelling of all carnival parades and the closing of all bars in the French Quarter until Wednesday. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 NASA will host a media briefing to provide an update on the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover mission at 1 p.m. EST.

🔴 President Joe Biden will travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin for a town hall event that begins at 9 p.m. EST.

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