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the morning news at 5:00 starts now... now... 3 it will be dry for much of today , then rain moves in by tonight. rain will turn to freezing rain in the mountains first, then toward the morning for northern upstate spots. a wintry mix will be possible all day friday with temps remaining in the 30s. snow possible friday night. night. 3 this morning its the calm before the storm in the mountains and upstate.i'm live with what folks in the mountains needs to prepare for. for.3 governor nikki haley delivers her state of the state address. coming up, why she's so proud of south carolina... 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 21i'm ben hill hilland i'm lauren elise, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 winter weather has everyone talking this morning leading into tomorrows storm. take a look at what parts of the carolinas got yesterday--this is western north carolina----
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3 partly cloudy with 3 highs in the mid-40s. showers push in tonight, then change to freezing rain and sleet for the mountains and far northern upstate before friday morning. a winter storm watch is in
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mountain towns, with ice and snow likely from friday through early saturday for those north of i-85. trees down, power outages, and road concerns will linger through saturday night. 3 ((wrap up)) 3*********hold****** *********hold******3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center.watch for black ice: mountain roads mainly but upstate may see some areas.
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3 some schools in the mountains are closed or delayed this morning due to wednesday's snow.jackson, swain, yancey, mitchell, macon, madison, graham and haywood are all closed today. today.rutherford and transylvania county schools will be on a two hour delay. all the others are there running at the bottom of your screen.you can also check our app. 3 3 this morning.. people in the mountains are getting a bit of a break .. before this winter storm moves in. in.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in asheville this morning -- and ashley western north carolina has seen some snow -but we know much more is on the way. 3 33 3 3 3 3
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3 power companies are also on alert for the storm that's
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power companies 3 power companies are also on alert for the storm that's coming. coming.on wednesday-- nearly 15-hundred people across our area were without power due to the snow fall and wet weather--but thats nothing compared to what ice can do. duke says *there are fewer problems with buried power lines--like the ones on main street in downtown greenville. but most areas still have
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because of that its all hands on deck starting today. 3 3 3 3 "we have our line technicians and other team mates and crew mates who are getting ready. they're making sure they have the gear they need if they have to spend several nights in the field and making sure they have whatever they need to respond to whatever mother nature throws their way." 3 duke energy recommends having a plan if your power does go outthey say to have a battery operated radio or tv.food.. water...and try to have an alternate heat source or generator to keep warm. 3 3 we're expected to learn more information today about an officer involved shooting in hart county georgia.what we do know.. is deputies say they opened fire on a person armed with a machete. 3 deputies were called out to a domestic complaint on "old reed creek road" wednesday night. they say a man was shot by an officer after he confronted them with a machete. the man was taken to the hospital-- but has since been released an taken into custody.we talked with a neighbor who lives across the street. 3 3 3
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was in the bedroom and i seen a bunch of lights flickeren and everything so i come running to the door to see what was going on." on." 3 "i seen 'em the other day and uh they seemed like they was getting along great, everything was fine. they was out in the yard holding hands when i went to go get my dog." dog."no deputies were hurt. 3 3 governor nikki haley says south carolina is on the right track. track.in her sixth -- "state of the state" wednesday the governor focused on what's being done to improve the education system-- business growth-- and job creation in the state.her speech also follows a historic year for south carolina.she spoke with pride - acknowledging the way south carolina responded following the officer involved shooting of walter scott -- with justice, instead of violence.she also recognized the loss of senator clementa pinckney - and the other victims of the tragic shooting at mother emanuel church in charleston-- 3 3 for reasons only god knows, we lost nine amazing souls that night.... i ask that you join my family as we pray for mrs. felicia sanders, for her eleven year-old granddaughter,
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as they continue to live with that memory. memory.immediately following governor haley's address - representative mandy power norrells from lancaster county gave the democratic response - and she touched on another issue that south carolinians are passionate about. 3 3 speaking of safe roadways - why haven't we passed a bill to improve our roads and bridges? ... lately, you've heard governor haley call for unity. i agree. we need to start working together to get things done. done.for more highlights on the state of the state address head to fox-carolina-dot-com. 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s. showers push in tonight, then change to freezing rain and sleet for the mountains and far northern
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a winter storm watch is in effect for many upstate and mountain towns, with ice and snow likely from friday through early saturday for those north of i-85. trees down, power outages, and road concerns will linger through saturday night.
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3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this:watch for black ice: mountain roads mainly but upstate may see some areas.csx railroad work greer:depot st,trade st school st, duke st paker sthwy 14 &; line st alternatives alternatives 3 you're taking a live look at 3 3 it's ______.a greenville county deputy who was shot in the line of duty is home-- after more than a month in the
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3 we head to break with video of snow flakes coming down in pickens county.people all across the upstate got excited when they saw their first sight of snow for the year wednesday. 3 this is a live look at...usc upstateyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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officers and staff at g-h-s were all there to give deputy dave dempsey a well deserved send-off from the hospital on wednesday. dempsey was released 41-days after he was shot in the head while responding to a burglary call in taylor.he said he had already went through weeks of rehab and was ready to go home. deputy dempsey and his wife thanked those who helped him get to this point. point. 3 3 3 3 "i've worked hard to try and come to this day quick with help from the physical therapists" therapists""i appreciated everybody's prayers and visits it was great" great" 3 "im very joyful, my heart is happy and full and content we are ready to go home" home"doctors say dempsey does have a long road of outpatient rehab ahead.if you'd like to keep up with deputy dempsey's progress and help with his
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find a link to a "go fund me" account set up for him...on our website...fox carolina dot com.
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3 partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s. showers push in tonight, then change to freezing rain and sleet for the mountains and far northern upstate before friday morning.
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mountain towns, with ice and snow likely from friday through early saturday for those north of i-85. trees down, power outages, and road concerns will linger through saturday night. skies clear for sunday with warmer temperatures back to the low 50s, and dry conditions will linger to start next week. partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s. showers push in freezing rain and sleet for the mountains and far northern upstate before friday morning. a winter storm watch is in effect for many upstate and mountain towns, with ice and snow likely from friday through early saturday for those north of i-85. trees down, power outages, and road concerns will linger through saturday night. skies clear for sunday with warmer temperatures back to the low 50s, and dry conditions will linger to start next week.
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3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: this: 3 you're looking live atpit crew traffic sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac cadillacchevrolet kevin whitaker sponsored by pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 we head to break with a look at some of the pictures you sent to us after yesterday's snow fall.we saw some beautiful scenes in the mountains and even some flakes in the upstate. 3 and here's a live look at...downtown asheville as we prepare for what could be a major winter storm--bringing a lot of ice and snow.you're
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fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at...greenville county.... winter storm... ice 3 the buffalo bills are making n-f-l history -- they've hired the first female full-time coach. coach.the bills announced on wednesday that kathryn smith will serve as an assistant coach for special teams.smith worked as an administrative assistant for coach rex ryan last year and previously worked for the jets for more than a decade.ryan says she deserved the promotion and knows she will do a great job. you might remember last year the cardinals hired a female coaching intern for the preseason. 3 now to weather with nicole
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the mid-40s. showers push in tonight, then change to freezing rain and sleet for the mountains and far northern upstate before friday morning. a winter storm watch is in effect for many upstate and mountain towns, with ice and snow likely from friday through early saturday for those north of i-85. trees down, power outages, and road concerns will linger through saturday night.
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3 chris is in the traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: watch for black ice: mountain roads mainly but upstate may see some areas.csx railroad work greer:depot st,trade st school st, duke st paker sthwy 14 &; line st alternatives alternatives 3 you're looking live at: 3 we head to break with a live look at...usc-upstatewe are preparing you for what could be a serious ice storm for many parts of our area.you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 the morning news at 5:30 starts now.. now.. 3 folks in the mountains and parts of the upstate prepare for what's expected to be a
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mountain with more details. details. 3 freezing rain, ice, and snow. i'll walk you through what could be a very significant winter storm as we head into the weekend. 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 21i'm lauren elise eliseand i'm ben hill, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news. 3 hopefully you got a chance to enjoy a small taste of the snow on wednesday.here's a look at some of it coming down in greenville countywe also saw some brief snow and sleet in greer -- --but really we're talking about what's to come.
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the mid-40s. 3 showers push in tonight, then change to freezing rain and sleet for the mountains and far northern upstate before friday morning. a winter storm watch is in effect for many upstate and mountain towns, with ice and snow likely from friday through early saturday for those north of i-85. trees down, power outages, and road concerns will linger through
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3 let's send it over to chris. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:watch for black ice: mountain roads mainly but upstate may see some areas.csx railroad work greer:depot st,trade st school st, duke st paker sthwy 14 &; line st alternatives alternatives 3 you're looking live at: 3 people all across our area will be preparing for what could be a serious winter
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weekend.and as nicole's been saying the mountains could be hit hard. hard.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in asheville -- and ashley -- this storm could be a whole lot more serious compared to what theyve seen so far this winter. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 the winter 3 3
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3 the winter weather is expected to hit our area friday into the weekend -- and other parts of the country will also get affected. affected.and if you're planning on traveling -- there's a few things you'll need to know. know.major airlines have already issued a lot of travel waivers to customers ahead of the storm.most passengers will be able to change their flights without penalty through the weekend.be sure to arrive early if you are flying-- for parking and check-in -- and be sure to keep a close eye on the status of your flight. 3 and be sure to stick with fox carolina all weekend long. we'll be sure to update you about which areas are hit the worst, road conditions, and of course tips to keep you safe. you can stay up to date on air, online, and if your power goes out you can check our weather and news app any time. 3 3 covering our counties. an autopsy is scheduled today for a man in union county after he died following a house fire.
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as alfonzo boyd. firefighters say the fire happened at boyd's home on goldville road on wednesday. several fire departments responded to put out the flames. no word on what may have caused the fire. 3 anderson county rescue crews will be visiting neighborhoods this weekend to make sure your home is ready for the winter weather. weather.they say the colder temperatures mean a bigger fire risk.poorly working heaters are usually to blame. the red cross and fire fighters will being going door to door with smoke alarms in the abney mill and homeland park neighborhoods on saturday. 3 time for weather and traffic
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3 partly cloudy with highs in the mid-40s. showers push in tonight, then change to freezing rain and sleet for the mountains and far northern upstate before friday morning. a winter storm watch is in effect for many upstate and mountain towns, with ice and snow likely from friday through early saturday for those north of i-85. trees down, power outages, and road concerns will linger through saturday night.
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3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:watch for black ice: mountain roads mainly but upstate may see some areas.csx railroad work greer:depot st,trade st school st, duke st paker sthwy 14 &; line st alternativesaccident old stage rd @ old laurens rd rd 3 you are taking a live look at:
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weekend is expected to bring snow and ice which means you can expect treacherous roads conditions"mike renner" is an instructor at bmw's driving school.he says if you do have to head out--important not to panic if you start to slide.he shared a few other driving tips to keep you safe when the roads are bad. 3 3 3 3 "unfortunately most people look at the ditch they are about to run into, and that's where the car ends up. so always stay focused on where you want to go which is the roadway... you counter-stear into it, try not to panic, try not to overdo it and then when the grip comes back of course, if you put a correction in, you have to be ready to take the correction out, and that's where vision really comes into play." play."highway patrol suggests you tell someone where you plan to go before leaving on the roads.they recommend you give a friend the details of your trip so they can easily reach you if you get stranded. 3 and as we head to break:check out this shot from clemson - flurries came down in that area and throughout the
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wednesday.pickens county and henderson county just announced their students are on a 2 hour delay. 3 but like we said that's nothing compared to what's coming.we head to break with a live look at...clemsonyou're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina---we're taking a live look at...greenville county... winter storm to come... snow.. ice.. 3 european visitors to the u-s will have a new set of rules before getting a visa. visa.the obama administration is expected to announce new visa requirements for european visitors as early as today.the rules will affect visitors with dual nationalities from iran, iraq, sudan, syria. or anyone who's visited those countries in the past five
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are still working on how to phase in the new rules. 3 millions in the northeast are bracing for a snow storm.. that's expected to break records this weekend. weekend.national forecasters expect the storm to hit major cities -- like d-c, new york, and philly -- tomorrow and last through sunday.they say up to 30 inches could hit some areas which would rival a famous storm back in 1922.a blizzard watch is set for the weekend with wind gusts expected to reach 50 miles per hour. 3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes.
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the mid-40s. showers push in tonight, then change to freezing rain and sleet for the mountains and far northern upstate before friday morning. a winter storm watch is in effect for many upstate and mountain towns, with ice and snow likely from friday through early saturday for those north of i-85. trees down, power outages, and road concerns will linger through saturday night. skies clear for sunday with warmer temperatures back to the low 50s, and dry conditions will linger to start next week. partly cloudy with highs in
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tonight, then change to freezing rain and sleet for the mountains and far northern upstate before friday morning. a winter storm watch is in effect for many upstate and mountain towns, with ice and snow likely from friday through early saturday for those north of i-85. trees down, power outages, and road concerns will linger through saturday night. skies clear for sunday with warmer temperatures back to the low 50s, and dry conditions will linger to start next week.
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3 now to pit crew traffic.
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3 traffic.now to pit crew 3 now to pit crew traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we are watching:watch for black ice: mountain roads mainly but upstate may see some areas.csx railroad work greer:depot st,trade st school st, duke st paker stwy 14 &;
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old stage rd @ old laurens rd rd 3 you are taking a live look at: pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 if you're planning to drive to charlotte this weekend for the panthers nfc championship game, you'll want to be aware of ticket scams. scams.charlotte police say the best way to avoid being scammed on tickets is to buy from trusted a source.if you plan on buying from a private seller -- take their picture and even have them walk to the gate to get the ticket scanned. police also say to be prepared for extra security.they're asking fans to report if they see anyone or anything suspicious.. right away. 3 be sure to join us this sunday for our special "panthers' pursuit of a title".sports
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and aaron cheslock will have analysis and one one one interviews from charlotte this sunday at 5:30. 3 and then stay with us for pre- game coverage of the nfc championship game at six. kickoff is set for 6:40pm right here on fox carolina. 3 we head to break with a look at some of the pictures you sent to us after yesterday's snow fall.some beautiful scenes in western north carolina and the upstateyou can always post your pictures to our fox carolina news facebook page. 3 and here's a look at...usc upstate 3 but first let's take a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. numbers. 3 3 you're watching the morning
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3 welcome back--we're taking a live look at... 3 the audition 3 the audition rounds of american idol's final season are winding down.the judges were in san francisco and philadelphia wednesday night and found quite the voice. voice. 3 even if you were broke, my love don't cost a thing
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by me, come love with me baby. baby.that's "mckenne bourg" from lafayette, louisianahe performed a medley including keith urban's "stupid boy", harry connick juniors "come by me" and j-lo's "love don't cost a thing"-the song won him a golden ticket.tonight the judges will hand out their last golden tickets in atlanta, back in phphly and san fran. 3 now to weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 partly cloudy with 3 highs in the mid-40s. showers pupuh in tonight, then change to freezing rain and sleet for the mountains and far northern upstate before friday morning. a winter storm watch is in effect for many upstate and
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snow likely from friday through early saturday for those north of i-85. trees down, power outages, and road concerns will linger through saturday night. 3 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******3 we're keeping an eye on: watch for black ice: mountain roads mainly but upstate may see some areas.csx railroad work greer:depot st,trade st school st, duke st paker sthwy 14 &; line st alternativesaccident rd
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3 you're looking live at: 3 3 it's ______.coming up, a major winter storm is headed our way. ice and snow will start our weekend and it could stick around.we will have full team coverage after the break. 3 be sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long.we do want to mention pickens and oconee county schools in the upstate are on a 2-hour delay. we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock. throughout our four hours of
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reports from the field, plus the morning news at 6:00 starts now... now... 3 much of the area will be on a winter storm warning as ice and snow move in.i'll break it all down for you. you. 3 this morning its the calm before the storm in the mountains and upstate.i'm live with what folks in the mountains needs to prepare for. for.governor nikki haley delivers her state of the state address. coming up, why she's so proud of south carolina... 3 good morning.... it's thursday, january 21i'm ben hill hilland i'm lauren elise, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on the morning news.
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