We could get three inches by week's end.
Good morning. Here's what you need to know for Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016:
Put your frisbees and hammocks away. Old man winter is in one of his moods.
A winter storm is set to roll through the Ohio Valley and Appalachian regions later this week.
It even has a name: Petros (Peter, in its original Greek).
The storm is expected to bring a few inches of snow and hefty winds to the Athens area Thursday, according to Wunderground.
It could be worse. The Northeast U.S. is braced for up to .25 inches of ice through Thursday.
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It will rain. High of 66 degrees. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)
OUPD released a crime alert yesterday for gross sexual imposition that allegedly occurred Feb. 18. (The Post)
OU’s newest distinguished professor spoke Tuesday night about the award. (The Post)
- A small march was held yesterday to demand OU increase its amount of "real food" on campus. (The Post)
Scores and Game Times
Men’s basketball fell to Bowling Green, snapping a five-game winning streak.
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President Obama is taking steps toward closing Gitmo. (BBC)
Bill Gates was the center of much controversy Tuesday following reports that he backed the FBI in its quest to hack an iPhone. (Bloomberg)
For more global news, check out The New York Times' daily briefing.
Athens Bar Specials
Pawpurr’s Bar: Half-off drinks from 8-9 p.m.
The Pub: $2.50 domestic aquariums. $1.50 shot of the night
Red Brick Tavern: $1 well drinks and domestics from 6-9 p.m.
Courtside Pizza: $0.50 slices, $2 Blue Moon, $2 mixed drinks, $1.50 mixed shots from 4-9 p.m.