Tuesday’s Five Things To Know Before 5

April 10th, 2012 at 4:20 pm by under 5 Things

Fish for prizes, ponder the Titanic, keep your eyes on the road and more in Tuesday’s Five Things To Know Before 5.

5.  Fire danger is up again as a combination of wind, temperatures and dry conditions prompt the National Weather Service to hoist a Red Flag Warning for Wednesday afternoon and evening.  The warning a broad band from northwest and west-central New Mexico across the middle Rio Grande Valley and from the southwest mountains across the central lowlands and southern Rio Grande Valley.  Similar conditions are possible on Thursday. Online from KRQE News 13: Fire coverage, official updates and preparedness resources in the KRQE.com Wildfires section.

4.  NMSU ag researcher studied new apple varieties and now have released a report on the cultivars suitable for orchards in the Española Valley and northern New Mexico.  Find a Web version of the report here or download a PDF document from KRQE.com.

3.   The Tingley Beach lake is being stocked with 5,000 rainbow trout, some of them tagged for prizes in the Sixth Annual Free Fishing Derby Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  No fee or registration is required, but anglers and older must bring a New Mexico state fishing license.

2.   Taking your eyes off the road for a second could change your life or someone else’s forever.  On Assignment reporter Tim Maestas tells the story of a woman who was crossing the street when she was hit by a distracted driver on KRQE News 13 at 10 p.m.

1.  The cruise ship retracing the path of the doomed Titanic quickly ran into trouble today and turned back to the Irish coast due to a medical emergency on board.  The 12-night cruise will be near the site where the Titanic hit an iceberg 100 years ago this Saturday and expects to complete the ill-fated route to New York on April 19.  Titanic photo gallery>>

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