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Freeze Warning, Cumberland Plateau Advisory

Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend. A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night. Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area. Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro. Breezy NW winds will add to the chill. In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight.

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Giraffe Dies After Smashing Head on Low Highway Bridge in South Africa

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SOUTH AFRICA (WGHP) -- A giraffe was killed after smashing its head on a low bridge while being transported on a highway in South Africa, wildlife officials told NBC News Thursday.

Several horrified people witnessed the giraffes with their necks high out of the vehicle and tweeted pictures moments before the incident.

Rick Allan, of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, confirmed the animal's death. "The way that these giraffes were being transported was incorrect and not up to standards."

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