What to Know
- Wednesday has arrived, South Florida – and NBC 6 has you covered with the top stories you need to know for the day.
Wednesday has arrived, South Florida – and NBC 6 has you covered with the top stories you need to know for the day.
Weather wise, warmer morning temperatures will give way to an isolated shower and storm for your hump day with high temps in the upper 80s.
No. 1 – Hurricane Florence has residents in Carolinas and Virginia bracing for ‘monster’ storm
The Category 4 storm continues its push toward the eastern shoreline of the United States as millions have been told to evacuate ahead of landfall expected later this week. NBC 6’s Jamie Guirola is in North Carolina and will bring live updates throughout the week.
Remember, you can keep track of Florence – as well as Tropical Storm Isaac and the rest of the activity in the Atlantic Ocean – in our Hurricane Season 2018 section.
No. 2 – Apple set to reveal latest iPhone, new gadgets
The tech giant’s annual event revealing some of their newest items and product updates will take place on Wednesday afternoon – with many expecting a new iPhone that could have the largest screen yet.
No. 3 – Amazon ‘branching’ out with newest item
You already likely do a lot of Christmas shopping on Amazon - now you can buy live, full sized Christmas trees that will be shipped to you in November within ten days of being cut down. The average cost? Just $75!
No. 4 – Famed singer Jimmy Buffet gets into the weed business
The famed Margaritaville singer is licensing the name of his "Coral Reefer" band to Surterra Wellness, a Georgia based medical cannabis company that already has a medical marijuana dispensary in Miami Beach. But Surterra was forced to stop processing cannabis this summer after failing to meet a safety inspection deadline.
No. 5 – Run for the border for the best Mexican food?
Hold on to your chalupas and batten down the burritos! Taco Bell was named the country's best Mexican food joint. According to a new Haryoris Poll, it became the fourth largest fast food chain in the country, beating Burger King.