Severe weather threatens Plains to Midwest over Memorial Day weekend

first_imgABC News(NEW YORK) — The storm system that brought the tornado outbreak from the Plains to Mid-Atlantic spawned 104 reported tornadoes across eight states from Texas to Maryland is long gone, but the holiday weekend will not be a quiet one.A new storm system that began in the Plains on Thursday has brought 24 reported tornadoes in the last 48 hours across eight states: Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota and North Dakota.These storms are also bringing very heavy rain to places that are already very saturated. Parts of Kansas received up to 4 inches of rain on Friday.Flash flood watches are in effect in parts of six states Saturday from Texas to Wisconsin. Flood warnings remain in effect in parts of Oklahoma and Kansas, where they have been dealing with relentless rain.With the continued threat of heavy rain over the next several days, many rivers are in major flood stage and rising along the Mississippi, Missouri and Arkansas rivers.A stationary front draped across the central U.S. will continue to bring the threat for severe storms in the Southern and Central Plains, across the Texas Panhandle, western Oklahoma and much of Kansas on Saturday.In the enhanced risk region the biggest threat will be large hail, but isolated tornadoes and damaging winds are expected. Flash flooding also remains a major concern, especially in Oklahoma and Kansas.A second severe weather concern exists across parts of the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes, including Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo, New York. The main threat Saturday afternoon will be damaging winds, but hail or a brief tornado can’t be ruled out.The same regions are under a severe threat on Sunday – across the Plains from Texas to South Dakota and a smaller area in the Ohio Valley, from Indianapolis to Columbus, Ohio.The stalled system will continue to bring rounds of severe storms and heavy rain across the Plains on Sunday, with the enhanced risk region in the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles, western Kansas and southern Nebraska.Heat is on in SoutheastIn the Southeast, scorching hot temperatures are on the way over the holiday weekend and into next week, with some spots hitting triple digits.The heat index numbers for Sunday are in the high 90s across much of the region. Record highs are possible in this area over the next several days.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Weber State beats UC Davis 36-20, stays unbeaten in Big Sky

first_img Associated Press Tags: Big Sky/Weber State Wildcats Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailDAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Trey Tuttle kicked five field goals to help Weber State beat UC Davis 36-20 on Saturday night and remain undefeated in the Big Sky Conference.Weber State (6-2, 4-0), ranked fifth in the FCS Coaches Poll, entered Saturday tied with Sacramento State atop the conference standings. The Hornets host Weber State next Saturday.No. 22 UC Davis (4-5, 2-3) had its two-game win streak snapped and plays at Portland State on Nov. 9.Josh Davis and Kevin Smith had touchdown runs for the Wildcats. Jake Constantine was 25-of-39 passing for 275 yards and threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Devon Cooley that stretched Weber State’s lead to 36-14 with 3:44 remaining.Cooley finished with seven catches for 104 yards. Tuttle made all five of his attempts from inside the 40.Jaylin White scored on a 100-yard kickoff return in the first quarter for UC Davis. Jake Maier threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Jared Harrell to pull the Aggies to 19-14 midway through the third quarter. October 26, 2019 /Sports News – Local Weber State beats UC Davis 36-20, stays unbeaten in Big Skylast_img read more

Lakers show more fight with effort and scuffle in loss to Bucks

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error LOS ANGELES >> Well after practice ended on Thursday, second-year guard D’Angelo Russell sat for a talk with Lakers associate coach Brian Shaw. Russell later stood up to listen to Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and General Manager Rob Pelinka.Throughout those discussions, one common message emerged on what they want to see from Russell.“Be aggressive, no matter what my role is,” Russell said. “Just be aggressive.”If only that were all the Lakers needed to turn some defeats into victories. The Lakers trailed 84-74 with 36 seconds left in the third quarter at the time of the ejections. They could have used Russell and Young in crunch time, but the Lakers at least showed more effort than in their 28-points loss to Denver on Monday and their 39-point defeat in Houston on Wednesday.The Lakers cut the Bucks’ lead to 99-93 with 4:54 left before going nearly 3-1/2 minutes without a field goal. With 7.9 seconds left, Lakers forward Julius Randle made one of two foul shots to cut the Bucks’ lead to 103-100. The Lakers’ Jordan Clarkson made a 3-pointer to cut the gap to 105-103 with 1.6 seconds left, but Middleton made a pair of foul shots on the next possession.Randle endured an odd night, grabbing 12 rebounds but scoring just four points on 1-of-6 shooting and turning the ball over five times, but the Lakers got contributions from others.Zubac had 18 points on 9-of-15 shooting and eight rebounds after playing only 10 minutes against Houston because of foul trouble. Young had 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting two days after going scoreless against the Rockets. Nance added 13 points after logging only eight minutes against Houston.Most of the attention, though, has centered on the Lakers’ backcourt shuffle. Clarkson started at point guard for the third consecutive game, and had 21 points and two assists on 8-of-20 shooting in 38 minutes.Walton has stressed he is starting Clarkson at the expense of Russell for reasons that have nothing to do with either players’ performance. With the Lakers out of playoff contention, Walton wants to evaluate lineup combinations he has not used. Walton also said he plans to start Russell and Clarkson together at some point.“I’m sure there’s frustration,” Walton said. “But (Russell’s) been good and has been getting his work in before practice and still getting it in (after shootaround). There’s no pouting or no bad behavior or anything like that.”center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersThe Lakers lost to the Milwaukee Bucks, 107-103, on Friday at Staples Center, their fourth in a row and 12th in the past 13 games. But, coming off the bench for a third straight game, Russell looked more aggressive attacking the basket, creating open shots and setting up teammates. He finished with 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting, two assists and two turnovers in 21 minutes.“I want him to be aggressive,” Lakers coach Luke Walton said beforehand. “I want him to be really aggressive, even more so right now while he’s coming off the bench. That doesn’t mean he’s coming to shoot every time. But aggressive as far as pushing the ball, getting in the lane and every time he’s coming off of picks and playmaking as a way to get himself into the game quicker.”The Lakers (20-49) weren’t aggressive enough to stop Milwaukee (34-34) from scoring 54 points in the paint. Bucks forward Khris Middleton (30 points) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (26) led that assault, but the Lakers were aggressive when it came time to stand up for each other after a contentious play late in the third quarter.With Lakers guard Nick Young going up for a fast-break layup, Milwaukee guard Malcom Brogdon blocked the ball from behind before making contact with Young’s right shoulder. After Young pushed back, Bucks center Greg Monroe hit Young above the neck. After Young retaliated on Monroe, Russell, Brandon Ingram and Larry Nance Jr. separated Monroe from Young. After Monroe struck Ingram’s neck, Lakers rookie center Ivica Zubac pushed Monroe.Officials reviewed video replay for several minutes before ejecting Young, Monroe and Russell for escalating the scuffle. Young was given a technical, while Russell and Monroe received double technicals.last_img read more

Former Nelson Leaf concludes junior hockey career with Spokane

first_imgThe McBride, B.C. native also toiled six games for Trail Smoke Eaters.Walchuk played his first two years in Vernon (2009-2011) before earning a scholarship to the University of Northern Michigan for the 2011-12 season. In 2011 Walchuk led the Vernon Vipers of the British Columbia Hockey League in points with 56, including 24 goals and 32 assists.He added another 13 goals and 20 points in 24 playoff games as Vernon finished as a runner-up in the Royal Bank Cup Championship, the Canadian Junior A National Title, one year after winning it.As a 17-year-old in 2009-10, Walchuk had 19 goals and 47 points in 56 games and was a member of the Vipers’ 2010 Royal Bank Cup ChampionshipThe 5-foot, nine-inch speedster returned in December 2011 to the Vipers to play 19 games before signing on with Spokane Chiefs to finish out the season.Walchuk played 70 games for Spokane Chiefs this season collected — 19-39-58 — and eight playoff games collected — 0-3-3. In 117 regular season games with the Vipers Walchuk picked up 44 goals and 65 assists for 109 points. Former Nelson Leafs sniper Dylan Walchuk saw his junior hockey career come to an end Saturday night when the Spokane Chiefs lost 5-0 to the Portland Winterhawks in Game four 4 of the WHL Western Conference Semi-Finals.Walchuk played as a 16-year-old rookie for the Leafs in the 2008-09 season, leading Nelson in playoff scoring — 16 goals, 10 assists for 26 points — to pace the Heritage City franchise to the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League title.Walchuk came to the Leafs after being cut from his major midget team.He finished third in Leaf scoring with 29 goals and 36 assists in 49 games.last_img read more

Sharks notes: Erik Karlsson’s status for NHL All Star Game in doubt

first_imgSUNRISE, Fla. — With just two games remaining before All Star Weekend, the Sharks are opting to shut Erik Karlsson down for the remainder of the first half, giving him extra time to recover from a lower-body injury for the stretch run.If Karlsson also chooses to skip next weekend’s All Star festivities in San Jose, he’ll receive 16 full days to recover from the injury that kept him out of Saturday’s 6-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. After the All Star Game, the Sharks will enter their …last_img read more

Tim Derickson new ODA assistant director

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) Director David T. Daniels has appointed former State Representative Tim Derickson as the department’s assistant director. Derickson most recently served as executive director of the Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. One of his many accomplishments in the legislature was sponsorship of HB 89 in March 2011 that established Ohio Agriculture Week, an annual week of recognition dedicated to the state’s largest industry.“Tim Derickson will be a perfect addition to our team at ODA,” Daniels said. “His farming background coupled with hisTim Dericksonlegislative and executive experience will help our agency and its dedicated employees serve the people of Ohio by responsibly carrying out ODA’s mission of responsible regulation that allows Ohio’s farmers and food processers to grow and prosper.”Growing up, Derickson worked full-time on his family’s dairy farm in Hanover Township, Butler County, while attending Talawanda High School, Clark State Community College and Miami University. A successful entrepreneur, he managed employer health plans including the Butler County health insurance plan. He and his family later founded Colonial Woods, followed by the development of Indian Ridge Golf Club on the family farm. From 2009 to 2016, Derickson served Butler County’s 53rd District as state representative.“Farming and agriculture is my heritage and remains my passion,” Derickson said. “I have great respect for agriculture and food processing and the thousands of people who make a significant impact to the state. This industry employs one in seven Ohioans and frankly, it affects everyone. I look forward to being part of a team that promotes the industry, protects consumers, promotes environmental stewardship and monitors plant and animal health, among many important duties.”As assistant director, Derickson will oversee ODA’s daily operations, including management of more than 450 employees and more than 15 divisions and offices.last_img read more

Dermabrasion

first_imgDefinitionDermabrasion is the removal of the top layers of the skin. It is a type of skin smoothing surgery.DescriptionDermabrasion is usually done while you are awake. The health care provider will apply a numbing medicine (local anesthesia) to the area of skin that will be worked on.If you are having a complex procedure, you may be given medicines called sedatives to make you sleepy and less anxious.Another option might begeneral anesthesia, which allows you to sleep through surgery and not feel any pain during the procedure.Dermabrasion uses a special device to gently and carefully “sand” the top surface of the skin down to normal, healthy skin. Petroleum jelly or antibiotic ointment is placed on the treated skin to prevent scabs and scars from forming.Why the Procedure Is PerformedDermabrasion may be helpful if you have:Age-related skin growths (seborrheic keratoses)Fine lines and wrinkles, such as around the mouthPrecancerous growths (keratoses)Scars on the face due to acne, accidents, or previous surgeryThere are othertreatments such as laser or chemical peels exist for many of these conditions. Talk toyour health care provider abouttreatment options for your skin problem.RisksRisks of dermabrasion include lasting changes in skin color changes (either lighter, darker, or pinker).Large scars or keloids may also result.The risks of any anesthesia include:Reactions to medicinesSerious heart or breathing problems (rare)The risks of any surgery include:BleedingInfectionScarringChanges in skin colorAfter the ProcedureYour doctor may give you antiviral medicine to prevent severe cold sores from forming.advertisementYour skin may be treated with ointment and a wet or waxy dressing. After surgery, your skin will be red and swollen. It may be hard to eat and talk.You mayfeel some aching, tingling, or burning for a while after surgery. Your doctor can prescribe medicine to help control any pain. You may need to have follow up visits with the doctor for dressing changes in the days after the procedure.Swelling usually goes away within 2 – 3 weeks. The new skin will itch as it grows.Freckles may temporarily disappear.You may have enlarged pores or whiteheads after the skin-smoothing surgery, but they willgo away in time.If the treated skinremains red and swollen after healing has started, itbe a sign that abnormal scars are beginning to form. Talk to your doctor if this happens. Treatment may be available.Outlook (Prognosis)Men who have this procedure may need to avoid shaving for a while, and use an electric razor when shaving again.The new layer of skin will be a little swollen, sensitive, and bright pink for several weeks. Most patients can go back to normal activities in about 2 weeks. You should avoid any activity that could cause injury to the treated area. Avoid sports that involve balls, such as baseball, for 4 – 6 weeks.Keep your face out of chlorinated water (such as that used in pools) for at least 4 weeks.Protect the skin from the sun for 6 – 12 months until your skin coloring has returned to normal. You can wearhypoallergenic make upto hide any changes in skin color.New skinshouldclosely match the surrounding skin when full color returns.Your skin will turn red when you drink alcohol for about 3 weeks after surgery.ReferencesThomas JR, Mobley SR. Scar revision and camouflage. In: Flint PW, Haughey BH, Lund VJ, et al, eds. Cummings Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier;2010: chap 21.Perkins SW, Sandel HD IV. Management of aging skin. In: Flint PW, Haughey BH, Lund VJ, et al, eds. Cummings Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier;2010: chap 27.Monheit GD, Chastain MA. Chemical and mechanical skin resurfacing. In: Bolognia JL, Jorizzo JL, Schaffer JV, et al, eds.Dermatology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2012:chap 154.Review Date:11/20/2012Reviewed By:Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.last_img read more

10 months agoBarcelona furious with PSG Rabiot claims after Rakitic, Busquets attempt

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Barcelona furious with PSG Rabiot claims after Rakitic, Busquets attemptby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveBarcelona are furious over the complaints from PSG about their pursuit of Adrien Rabiot.Barca released a statement yesterday denying French media claims of an agreement with Rabiot about a contract.The decision to go public was made after PSG chief Antero Henrique had claimed on RMC on December 20 that “Barça already has an agreement with Adrien (Rabiot)”, adding that “it always surprises us that the clubs do not respect the rules”.Barca are furious with Henrique’s complaints, knowing PSG made attempts for Sergio Busquets and Ivan Rakitic last summer.Both approaches were made without PSG seeking permission from Barca to speak with either player. last_img read more

Google wants court to decide whether search curbs would infringe charter rights

first_imgOTTAWA — Google wants the Federal Court to decide whether limiting search-engine results in the name of privacy would infringe Canadians’ constitutional guarantee of free expression.The leading internet search engine advocates broadening an upcoming court hearing to squarely address the question.Privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien has asked the Federal Court to clarify if Google’s popular search tool is covered by the law governing how companies handle personal information.A man who says a Google search reveals outdated and highly personal information about him will be the test case that helps a judge decide whether the search engine must remove the links from its results.Therrien argues the federal law on private-sector use of personal information includes such a right to de-indexing.In documents filed with the court, Google says the privacy commissioner’s reference application is illogical and inefficient because it is too narrow and therefore won’t fully explore the relevant constitutional questions.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

Chhattisgarh: 4 BSF personnel killed in encounter with Naxals

first_imgRaipur: Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed and two injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh Thursday, police said. The encounter comes a week before polling for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections is held in the state. The skirmish took place around noon in a dense forest near Mahla village in Kanker district when a joint team of BSF’s 114th battalion and the District Force was out on a search operation, police said. Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss bank a/c details “Four BSF troopers were killed and two injured in the incident,” Deputy Inspector General (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P told PTI. The patrolling team had launched the operation from the BSF’s Mahla camp, located around 250 from Raipur, he said. When the security men were advancing through a forest patch, a group of naxals fired at them, leading to a gun battle, he said. The deceased were identified as BSF’s assistant sub- inspector Boro, and constables Ramkrishnan, Someshwar and Ishrar Khan, he said. Also Read – Tourists to be allowed in J&K from Thursday Assistant commandant Gopu Ram and inspector Gopal Ram were injured in the exchange of fire, he said. Soon after being alerted, reinforcement was rushed to the spot, he said, adding that a search operation was underway in the area. The bodies and the injured personnel were brought to the BSF’s Mahla camp later, he said. Polling in the Kanker Lok Sabha constituency will be held along with two other seats – Mahasamund and Rajnandgaon – in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections in Chhattisgarh on April 18. Polling for other two phases in the state will be held on April 11 and 23.last_img read more