Good morning Charles City area. It’s Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, and here’s what’s happening in local news.
• Subzero wind chills today — Today will be partly sunny, blustery and cold, with a chance of flurries. Temperatures will drop to around 15 by 5 p.m. with wind chills nearly 5 below zero. Northwest wind gusts could be as 40 mph. Winds will slow down slight tonight, with wind gusts around 30 mph. The temperatures will drop to around 5 with a wind chill of nearly 10 below. Sunday will be warmer, with a high near 34 but the wind chill will again be sub zero as a south wind blows 8 to 15 mph. (Extended Forecast)
• Floyd County Board winner bows out — Republican Jeff Hawbaker, who won the District 3 seat on the Floyd County Board of Supervisors earlier this month, has decided not to accept the post citing unavailability because of his job. Read a full report at the KCHA website (Click here).
• Girls wrestling gets winter sports started — The Charles City High School varsity girls wrestling team opens the Comets winter sports seasons today. The squad is in Independence today for a tournament. Follow the results by clicking here.