5 Things You Need To Know Today, Thursday, Feb. 7
Bits of knowledge to help make you the smartest person on your team.
Here are 5 pieces of information designed to get your Thursday off to a flying start and to help make you the smartest person in your family.
1. Your Local 3-Day Weather Forecast:
- According to the NWS, today will be partly sunny, with a high near 24. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the morning.
- Tonight A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
- Friday Snow showers. High near 31. East wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
- Friday Night Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 17. Blustery, with a north wind 16 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
- Saturday Snow, mainly before 1pm. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 21. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
- Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
2. It's Happening Today: OK, so you got a Nook, IPad or Kindle for Christmas but you have no idea how to use it. Have we got a program for you! Stop by the Tewksbury Library this morning for Device Advice: 1-on-1 Help With Your eReader. The program for 10:30 a.m. Book a 30-minute, one-on-one session with a library staff member to learn how to download free eBooks to your eReader (e.g., Kindle, Nook, iPad, etc.) from the library's Overdrive digital collection. Once registered, a staff member will be in contact to schedule a session between 10:30am and 1:30pm. Participants should bring their own e-readers. Limited to 6 seats. Call 978-640-4490 x 205 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
3. Reader Comment of the Day: "Fine with cutting back 1 day of delivery if really will save the USPO so much $ but think eliminating Wed. Delivery would be much better as mid-week and would not mean so many days in a row when no delivery! Also Sat. Is only day some people can interact with their postal person." Reader Brandon Wilson, commenting on the story, "Would You Miss Saturday Mail Delivery?"
4. By the Numbers: 33.8. That's the number of inches of snow that Harvey Leonard, Chief Meteorologist for WCVB Ch. 5, is projecting the Merrimack Valley could possibly get from the blizzard that will slam into the region on Friday.
5. And Another Thing: You still have two days left to donate jeans for homesless men, women and children through the Teens for Jeans program. And with a storm coming in, you might want to take care of that today! Click here to find out how.