Five Things You Need to Know Before You GoAugust 11th, 2014 at 6:00 am by Mary Ann Hatchitt under 5 Things, Morning Show
5. The United States is continuing its air strikes in Iraq, and it appears to already be making a difference. Kurdish fighters say they’ve taken back two cities since the U.S. started dropping the bombs from fighter jets and drones on Friday. This weekend President Obama sad the bombs could be falling in the area, for a long time.
4. A big meeting is scheduled today about Albuquerque Public School Superintendent Winston Brooks. The board is set to met in a closed door session to talk about a “serious personnel issue”. We’ll let you know what we find out about the meeting later today.
3. Good traffic news for commuters in the Metro area this morning. I-25 is back open effective at 6am, at Paseo Del Norte. The interchange was shut down all weekend while crews worked on the girders for the Jefferson flyover.
2. A massive manhunt is underway for an accused killer named Marcos Delgado. Police consider Delgado armed and dangerous. They say he shot four women, killing one of them Friday afternoon at a car detailing shop near Candelaria and Vasser. Delgado’s family is begging him to turn himself in. If you see Delgado, you’re asked to call police, but do not approach him.
1. Expect more scattered showers and thunderstorms early this morning and after 1 pm. It’ll be partly sunny with a high near 89, and a southwest wind of 5 pm with a 40 percent chance of precipitation. Scattered showers and thunderstorms continue after 7 pm, with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 59 and a southwest wind of 5 to 10 mph with a 30 percent chance of precipitation.