Here’s a quick way to get caught up on what’s going on in the world. Everyday B-105’s StattMan puts together a collection of news stories that might impact the average person in Cincinnati. In no particular order. Nothing political or to heavy, just good country fun.
Company Paying $1,300 to Watch 13 Scary Movies by Halloween
USDish.com says they’re looking for someone to watch 13 Stephen King movies for $1,300.
In addition to the $1,300 paycheck, you’ll also get a Stephen King survival kit including a flashlight, blanket, movie-watching snacks, an Amazon gift card, and a FitBit to track just how badly those thrilling scenes make you jump.
The website says they’re offering this spooky deal because as a premium channel provider, they’re all about scary movies and want to share the horror with their friends who also enjoy when things go bump in the night. Candidates can apply on their website though Oct. 15.
It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day
Mass Casualty Exercise at The Banks Today
If you hear sirens and see lots of emergency vehicles at The Banks on Thursday morning, there’s no need to worry. A large-scale mass casualty incident exercise is set to take place from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Over 300 volunteers and 30 organizations are coming together to practice emergency response skills during a worst-case scenario. During the exercise, Mehring Way near Great American Ball Park will be down to one lane in each direction from Broadway to the Roebling Bridge during the exercise.
Joe Nuxhall Way will be closed completely to vehicles between Second Street and Mehring Way.
Roads will reopen at approximately noon.
Fall Begins Monday – But Snow Could Be Here in Weeks
Summer may still be hanging on as temperatures remain well above normal this week, but fall begins in five days. Fox 19’s Ashley Smith is keeping an eye out for snow.
The autumnal equinox occurs at 3:50 a.m. Monday as the sun passes over the equator.
In Hamilton County, they’re skipping right over pumpkins and mums and focusing on snow.
Wednesday, they took the snow plows to the fairgrounds so drivers could practice. They say the big trucks and equipment takes some getting used to.
Believe it or not, the average date of our first snowfall is Nov. 29 – about 10 weeks from now.
However, the earliest snowfall ever in Cincinnati was measured Oct. 19, 1989. Five inches of snow fell that day bringing down power lines and trees.
In 2018, our first measurable snowfall was Nov. 10 and our last was March 8 of 2019.