The Nest’s Weekly News Roundup


Oscar Karlen, Staff Reporter

In local news, Governor Parson announced three new max vaccination events on Tuesday, at Florissant Valley Community College, Family Area in St. Charles, and Queeny Park in West St. Louis County. The events will bring in a total of 16,000 doses. To find out more about the events, click here.

In national news, the NOAA has issued a high risk for severe thunderstorms and other bad weather across the deep South. A line of these storms are sweeping east across Texas, with risks of high winds and hail in Oklahoma and Kansas. The storms will be active until tomorrow morning, and will likely generate strong tornadoes in the Southeast, with Georgia and the Carolinas facing the greatest risk. West of this system, there’s a high risk for blizzards in and around the Oklahoma panhandle. For more information on the storms, click here. For information from the National Weather Service, click here.

In international news, St. Patrick’s Day has caused concern in the UK and Ireland, and the UK is deploying more police to Northern Ireland to break up crowds and parties that could hinder efforts to stop the spread. For more information on British and Irish plans for St. Patrick’s day, click here.