Andrew Pestano

6 Things to Know – Your Top Stories for Monday, Jan. 28

It's Monday, Jan. 28 – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know to start your work week.

It will be a mostly cloudy, cool and breezy Monday morning with temperatures in the low-to-mid-50s ahead of a sunnier afternoon.

No. 1 – The National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado touched down in Hialeah on Sunday. 

Severe weather lasted for hours in South Florida on Sunday, toppling trucks and causing some flooding.

No. 2 – Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel said that an "atmospheric phenomenon" in Havana killed three people and injured 172 others.

The Meteorological Institute of the Republic of Cuba will release a report on Monday about the weather event.

No. 3 – Today is the first day of the 2019 tax season. Meaning you can file your taxes from Monday until mid-April.

This will be the first filing season that taxpayers will see the full effects of tax laws introduced in 2017.

No. 4 – Former Vice President Joe Biden will attend a moderated discussion with a question-and-answer portion with the audience at the Broward Center of the Performing Arts.

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. on Monday.

No. 5 – The 'Dream Defenders' – a group seen in a viral video being confronted by a man and woman on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – plan to hold another protest Monday.

The group will be alongside a "related group" in Brickell at about noon to protest the redevelopment of Liberty Square.

No. 6 – Two drivers are recovering after a wrong-way crash on Florida State Road 826 early Monday in Miami Lakes.

The incident occurred at about 3 a.m. on SR 826 northbound between Northwest 154th Street and Miami Lakes Drive. The vehicles were heavily damaged.

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