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5 Things To Know On Monday, November 30, 2020

Posted at 7:07 AM, Nov 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-30 07:07:50-05

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1. Tonight is the deadline to apply for food assistance in Palm Beach County
The deadline to apply for food assistance through the CARES ACT is on Monday at 11:59 p.m.

According to the county, one card can be given per household. One to two-member households will receive $400. Three to four-member households will receive $800. Households of five or more people will receive $1,000.

Applicants must present evidence their household was adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To apply for food assistance, click here.

Deadline to apply for food assistance in Palm Beach County set for Monday

2. It's about to get chilly and even downright cold!
There are big weather changes coming in the next 24 hours. A cold front will bring in the coolest air so far this season. Temperatures will fall 15-20 degrees behind the front.

Behind the front, northwesterly winds (gusts as high as 20mph) will bring in some chilly air and you will start to notice the difference by Monday night. Temperatures will drop into the middle 50s for the Palm Beaches. Lower 50's are possible inland and along the Treasure Coast.

It will be even cooler for Wednesday morning. You'll certainly want to have the jackets handy.

Latest Weather Forecast: Monday 5 a.m.

3. The latest on Election 2020: Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win, Biden fractures ankle
Wisconsin has finished its recount of votes cast in this month’s presidential election, with only miniscule changes in the results that saw Democrat Joe Biden defeat Republican Donald Trump in the battleground state.

As a result of the $3 million recount, which was paid for by the Trump campaign, Biden’s lead over Trump in the swing state actually grew by 87 votes, The Washington Post reports.

In not-as-good-of-news for the president-elect, Biden fractured his foot while playing with one of his dogs, according to the former vice president's doctor.

Former member of Joe Biden's staff says presumptive nominee sexually assaulted her in 1993
BRIDGETON, MO - OCTOBER 31: Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters of Senator Claire McCaskill at a "get out the vote" rally which on October 31, 2018 in Bridgeton, Missouri. McCaskill is in a tight race with her Republican challenger Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

4. Is FSU done for the season? Another game nixed due to coronavirus
FSU will not play for the third consecutive weekend because of coronavirus.

Florida State won't play Duke next weekend as scheduled. Instead, Duke will host Miami on Saturday.

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced the schedule changes late Sunday, one day after the Seminoles were forced to miss their game against Virginia because of positive COVID-19 tests among Florida State's players.

Florida Gators band sits in empty Doak S. Campbell Stadium before game against Florida State Seminoles in 2018
The Florida marching band take their seats in the rain at a mostly empty Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S. Campbell Stadium an hour before kickoff between Florida and Florida State, Nov. 24, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla.

5. Florida on the brink of 1 million coronavirus cases
Despite repeated recommendations to stay home this Thanksgiving, highways were crowded Sunday, and Palm Beach International Airport was busy as everyone headed home after visiting loved ones.

Health experts are now concerned the holidays will likely cause Covid cases to climb higher.

The warning comes as Florida is on the brink of hitting one-million cases of the Coronavirus. This week, the Sunshine State is set to become only the third state in the U.S. to mark the grim milestone.

Health experts warn of coronavirus spike after holiday travel

On This Day In History
On November 30, 1957, the first modern instance of a meteorite striking a human being occurs at Sylacauga, Alabama, when a meteorite crashes through the roof of a house and into a living room, bounces off a radio, and strikes a woman on the hip.

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