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Morning Brief: February 19th

Morning Brief: February 19th
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Here's what you need to know for today.

Weather

Today, cloudy with rain showers expected in the afternoon, high of 44, and tomorrow, partly cloudy with a low of 31. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Rock salt, needed to clear streets of snow and ice, is struggling to get to New Jersey. [NY Times]

New Jersey Representative Rush Holt will not seek re-election. [Politico]

This is New York City's second-snowiest February. [NBC New York]

Sports

The New York Knicks are in New Orleans at 8.

The Brooklyn Nets are in Utah at 9.

Today in History

In 1878, Thomas Edison patents the phonograph.