News you missed overnight

News you missed overnight
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Welcome to a frigid Monday morning. If you’re in the Inland Northwest, you’re waking up to temperatures in the single digits or even the negatives. Here in Spokane, it’s a balmy 5 degrees as of 5:00 a.m.

Here are a few headlines you may have missed overnight:

A slew of tornados in Alabama have now killed at least 23 people. That death toll is expected to rise today as search and rescue crews go back into the rubble. View drone video of the devastation here.

State Route 27, in south Spokane and north Whitman counties, remains closed this morning. Crews have been working around the clock to get it cleared but had to stop for a while this weekend because blowing snow was making conditions too dangerous for even their crews. The road is still closed from Tekoa to Fairfield.

A 24-year-old man from Mountain Home, Idaho died in a crash near Moscow this weekend. Idaho State Police say Ricardo Lopez was ejected from his car when it rolled off Nez Perce Dr. late Saturday night. Read more here.

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