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FOX19.com Midday Update

 

 Good afternoon and Happy Friday from FOX19.com! Here is your midday update.

We are streaming LIVE video right now of an accident on EB I-275 near Winton Road. All lanes are currently blocked.

Our big story today is the arrest of Bengals linebacker Rey Maualuga. Get the latest here.

There have been a number of fires over the past few days. A fire overnight damaged a local food mart in Mount Lookout, another damaged a bakery in Colerain Township and still another sent a person to the hospital in Reading. Tonight on the FOX19 Evening News at 6: We will tell you how local firefighters battle the cold weather while fighting flames.

Toyota says it has found a fix for the gas pedal problem. More information here.

A jury has found a Warren County woman guilty of killing the father of her children. More on that here.

Cincinnati reported its first homicide of 2010 yesterday, ending one of the city's longest streaks of not having a murder.

Could rail service be returning to Union Terminal? Find out how that could be possible.

FOX19.com must-click of the day: A heartwarming story about how a pair of Haitian orphans have found a home in St. Bernard.

Today on the FOX19.com video page: An education summit in Butler County and a performance from a unique opera group.

If you are traveling south this weekend, be careful! Check the watches and warnings here and get a report from several of our sister stations across the mid-south.

For your local forecast, click here.

Temperatures will remain below average this afternoon with a daytime high of 24 degrees, however with the wind it will feel more like the low teens to single digits. We will remain cloudy with a few light snow showers or flurries possible mainly south of town late day. As we are TRACKING a major winter blast that will remain far south of the Tri-State, on the KY / TN state lines. Then just cold air for the weekend in the 20's.

TRAVELER'S TAKE NOTE: Snow fall will be heavy between here and Nashville late today and tonight and between here and Knoxville tonight into Saturday. After heading south through the heavy snow there will be some ice to contend with from Nashville southward. On the way to Knoxville Jellico Mountain will be a problem with heavy snow and ice.  East of Nashville I-40 could be very bad on the4 way to Asheville.

FOX19 Meteorologist Frank Marzullo

 

 

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