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Weather gets colder, woman uses a machete to defend herself against a burglar

Good morning and welcome to a chilly Wednesday morning!! We have hit the mid-week point and are ready to face the challenges of the day ahead. Let's go!

Weather update:

It's going to get colder today. We are right now in the low 30s, but we're getting down to the 20s and teens later in the day and evening. Get ready to bundle up. It will be chilly tonight. We have details on what to expect in the day ahead, the rest of the week and weekend all morning long with weather on the 5's.

Here are some of the top stories we're following:

1. A Memphis woman had to think fast after hearing an intruder coming into her home. She grabbed a machete to defend herself against a burglary. Details on that just ahead.

2. We are facing some really cold temps this evening with lows dipping down to the teens. We are talking about the cold and we have friendly reminders on how to protect yourself, your family and your property.We also watching city crews and schools as they prepare the roads and classrooms for you and your children. Join us for details all morning long.

3. MLGW will decide whether it'll be too cold today to shut off people's utilities for unpaid bills. One customer who says she was left in the cold, is learning the hard way how the policy works. You don't have to..We  to show you what you need to know to keep the power on.

4.The Memphis Grizzlies are back in action tonight against Atlanta. They hope to extend their winning ways. We'll preview the match up later this morning.

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Join us as we get ready to warm you up on this Wednesday morning on WMC from 4:30-7 a.m.

Andrew Douglas
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