Alex Trebek's final "Jeopardy!" to air first week in January with tribute
Hail and farewell to those we lost in 2020Hail and farewell to those we lost in 2020Hail and farewell to those we lost in 2020The final new "Jeopardy!" episodes hosted by Alex Trebek will air next week, with highlights that promise to be memorable. The first of the five episodes will air Monday and start with Trebek's "powerful message about the season of giving," producer Sony Pictures Television said in a release Wednesday. The final episode, on Friday, will conclude with a tribute to the longtime and beloved host. It was unexpected that the episodes taped in late October would be his final ones, Sony said.cbsnews.com
PHOTO GALLERY: Multi-day stretch of severe weather in our area
ROANOKE, Va. – Strong-to-severe thunderstorms in recent days have brought everything from wind damage to hail, but also produced some interesting cloud structures and rainbows. Thank you all for sending in your pictures. Full Screen 1 / 36 Laura Tucker - Salem
Well that’s one way to describe how big a hailstone is...
One storm moved through Jones County, dropping large hail near Jeffery Craig’s home in the Tuckers Crossing community. Storm Reports (3/4/2020) (WSLS)Yes, he used a McDonald’s sauce packet! Jeffery, by chance could you measure the length of that sauce packet? — NWS Jackson MS (@NWSJacksonMS) March 4, 2020Jeffery responded that the sauce packet measured 2.375 inches, so the NWS meteorologists concluded that the hailstone was close to tennis-ball sized, about 2.5 inches. While this is a hilarious way to send in a storm report, we suggest you use the typical objects to measure hail size the next time we see any in southwest Virginia.
3/17: Violent storm drops egg-sized hail in Texas; SeaWorld to end killer whale shows
Hail ranging in size from an egg to a tennis ball destroyed just about everything in it fell on Thursday morning in the Dallas-Fort Worth area; SeaWorld is bowing to public pressure and ending its famous killer whale shows as well as its controversial orca breeding programcbsnews.com