☀ September 16: Sally makes landfall, when to go back to the classroom, a look at the economy

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣🌀 Hurricane Sally makes landfall as category 2 storm, threatens ‘catastrophic and life-threatening’ floods

Forecast as of 5:30 a.m. (CT)

2️⃣🎒 Parents and teachers around the country debate heading back into the classroom

Parents wait to receive Chromebook computers for their children ahead of the fall semester at Rogers International School on September 03, 2020 in Stamford, Connecticut. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

3️⃣✈️ House report blames Boeing, FAA for 737 Max crashes

4️⃣💵 Fed expected to raise economic forecasts, extend vow to keep rates low

📱 [Trending] this morning

Inside the storm with a ‘Hurricane Hunter’

🛫🌀 The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, better known as “The Hurricane Hunters” are deployed out every fall to fly into some of the biggest and strongest hurricanes that the Atlantic basin can spin up.

Their mission is to intercept tropical systems, find the center, and report back with critical meteorological information that will add accuracy to hurricane forecasting.

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 The CDC director is expected to testify this morning to a Senate committee on the COVID-19 response. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. (ET).

🔴 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will deliver a speech about the COVID-19 vaccine process at 2:30 p.m. (ET). President Donald Trump is expected to deliver the keynote address at the National Republican Congressional Committee dinner tonight.

💻📲 We’ll bring you 🔴 LIVE news updates throughout the day on the NewsNation Now app and NewsNationNow.com.

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