10 Things to Know Plus a Whole Lot of Snow

Posted: March 5, 2013

WINCHESTER-AREA WEATHER: A WINTER STORM WARNING remains in effect from 6 p.m this evening to midnight Wednesday night/Thursday morning.

Snow, heavy in weight and amount is expected with accumulations of 10 to 14 inches.

Rain will mix with snow this afternoon and change to all snow by early this evening. Snow will continue tonight through Wednesday and taper off Wednesday evening. Snowfall is expected to be heavy overnight through much of the day Wednesday.

Expect 3-7 inches of snow this evening and overnight.

Temperatures will be in the upper 20s tonight and lower 30s Wednesday.

 Winds out of the northeast at 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

The heavy wet snow and gusty winds could lead to power outages with difficult driving conditions.

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. CHAVEZ HEALTH WORSENS, SUFFERS 'SEVERE INFECTION'
Venezuela's communications minister says the 58-year-old president is in a "very delicate" state and having trouble breathing.

2. SANCTIONS FOR NORTH KOREA
The U.S. and China agreed on a resolution to punish the nation for its latest nuclear test.

3. GOP ERECTS A BUDGET FIREWALL
House Republicans have crafted a spending plan aimed partly at cushioning the Pentagon from cuts.

4. BRENNAN SET FOR SENATE VOTE
The Intelligence Committee will move on Obama's nominee to head the CIA, as Republicans pressed for more classified records on drone attacks.

5. WHICH CANDIDATE HAS EARLY LEAD IN KENYA'S ELECTIONS
Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, who faces criminal charges for post-election violence in 2007-2008 leads Prime Minister Raila Odinga 54 percent to 41 percent.

6. WHO POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR IN HIT-AND-RUN ON EXPECTANT PARENTS
Julio Acevedo was arrested on a DUI charge last month and spent a decade in prison in the 1990s for manslaughter.

7. WHAT CHINA VALUES ABOVE GROWTH
Retiring premier Wen Jiabao says the country would work to repair the environment and improve quality of life.

8. MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES IN DRUM MAJOR'S BEATING
Twelve former Florida A&M University band members could face up to 15 years in prison for the charge in the 2011 hazing death.

9. CALIF. NURSE REFUSES TO PERFORM CPR ON A DYING WOMAN
The staffer was following policy of the independent living home, which says to call emergency personnel and wait.

10. THE WHITNEY HOUSTON FILES
The FBI released details of investigations into fan mail threats and an alleged extortion attempt on the late singer.