Five Things: Winter Storm On the Way?
The Miracle on Ice happened 33 years ago today.
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Good morning, Medford! Here are five things you need to know today, Friday, Feb. 22:
1. MORE WINTER WEATHER: It appears a classic Nor'Easter storm is headed this way over the weekend, with snow starting to develop Saturday night into Sunday. Check out the latest forecast from WHDH here.
2. ART SHOWCASE: The 2013 Medford Children's Art Show starts at the Meadow Glen Mall Saturday. More information is available here.
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4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On this day in 1980, in one of the most dramatic upsets in Olympic history, the underdog U.S. hockey team, made up of college players, defeats the four-time defending gold-medal winning Soviet team at the XIII Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, N.Y. The Soviet squad, previously regarded as the finest in the world, fell to the youthful American team 4-3 before a frenzied crowd of 10,000 spectators. Two days later, the Americans defeated Finland 4-2 to clinch the hockey gold. Information courtesy of History.com.
5. TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny with a high around 40. Mostly cloudy tonight with lows around 30.