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
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🛫🌀 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.
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