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talking this morning leading into tomorrows storm. take a look at what parts of the carolinas got yesterday--this is western north carolina---- snow falling--- 3 we do want to pass along that we have several schol closings and delays.in the upstate both pickens county and oconee county schools are operating on a two hour delay. 3 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 fridid 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. 3 ((wrap up)) 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
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paker sthwy 14 &; line st alternativesaccident old stage rd @ old laurens rdasheville pedestrian accidentsweeten creek rd @ roberts rd rd 3 you are looking live at: 3 3 this morning folks in the mountains are getting a bit of a break before this nasty 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 so far not too many issues in asheville but you could run into black ice after yesterday's snow fall. fall.hendersonville:- brining roads there- hope it combats
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moving inofficials:- not taking any chances with not prepping roads, better to be safe than sorry ((take sot)) ((cont vo))asheville:- freezing rain overnight is the biggest concern- stay off roads - more than 300 calls to hp because of issues with slick roads ((take live))- officials warning be prepared to stay home 3 3 "we've got predictions from duke energy and all the weather stations so we try to take all of that into consideration...we'd rather put it out and not need it, than need it and not have applied this stuff." stuff." 3
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3 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 because of 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 above ground power lines. 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
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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 says she can't believe what happened. 3 3 3 "it really shocks me because i never would have thought anything like that to have happened over there. they seem like a nice couple. you know, i've talked to her several times." times." 3 "of all the people tonight, i never would have thought anything would have happened over there. they seem like nice folks, you know?" know?"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 recognized the loss of senator clementa
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victims of the tragic shooting at mother emanuel church in charleston-- she spoke about the state's response after the shooting death of walter scott. 3 3 "in the face of overwhelming video evidence that something had gone terribly wrong, south carolina did not erupt into riots or violence. instead, we focused on justice and progress. justice for walter scott and his family. progress for our state." state."3 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
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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. 3 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: spartanburg accident bryant rd @ sc hwy 9accident old stage rd @ old laurens rd/king asphaltasheville pedestrian accident sweeten creek rd @ roberts rd rdyou're taking a live look at
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3 it's ______. ______.winter weather means snow, sleet, and of course icy roads.make sure not to hit the roads without a few driving tips that i have for you -- coming up. 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.
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news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at...downtown asheville 3 3 there are few 3 things more dangerous in winter weather..than if you have to head out and drive in ice and snow.. snow..if you do have to hit the roads..we talked to some experts with tips on how to be as safe as possible.. possible..fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the d-o-t office in spartanburg with more.. 3 the roads have been prepped for this weather, and highway patrol urges that if you don't have to be on the roads this weekend they say just don't
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them.3 we talked with corporal bill rhyne and he says the only instance you should be driving on nasty roads is if you are in some sort of emergency..and he says that doesn't mean you don't like what kind of food you have in your house, but some sort of serious emergency that you need to get to...if you must leave..rhyne also says make sure you give someone you know a heads up on where you are going.. 3 3 make sure you call somebody to know when you're leaving.. your estimated time of arrival ... and the route youre going to take so if you do not get to that location we have an idea of where to start looking.. looking..we also spoke with mike renner..of the b-m-w performance driving center that trains people how to drive on slippery roads..he says that if your car starts to slide on the roads to turn your wheel into the slide..if your car fishtails right..turn your wheel right..and vice versa..
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you..3 3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 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 3 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
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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 snsn 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 sponsored by pit crew traffic 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
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3 and here's a live 3 look at...usc upstatewe want to tell you pickens county and oconee county schools in the oconee county county and you pickens county and oconee county schools in the upstate are on a two hour delay this morning.several others in western north carolina..and this is just the beginning--as we prepare for what could be a major winter storm--bringing a lot of ice and snow.you're
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at...clemson 3 milkshakes are usually a staple of the summer months -- but one restaurant has people in the big apple rushing to get them now. 3 the store is called "black tap" and their milkshakes are being called "over the top". the creative sweet treats are 15 dollars and are all over social media like facebook and instagram.workers fill the
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them out with frosting, candy, cookies, and cake on top.black tap also offers themed shakes depending on the time of year. 3 now to weather 3 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. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 chris is in the 3 traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: accident bryant rd @ hwy 221wofford rd @ hwy 290old stage rd @ king asphalt asphalt 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.
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3 the morning news at 6:30 starts now.. now.. 3 folks in the mountains and parts of the upstate prepare for what's expected to be a big winter storm.i'm up in the 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.
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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 snow and sleet in greer-- 3 we're taking a live look in spartanburg this morning..dot crews are already getting
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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
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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:accident bryant rd @ hwy 221wofford rd @ hwy 290old stage rd @ king asphalt asphalt 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 people in the 3 people in the upstate and mountains will be preparing for what could be a very significant winter storm as we
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weekend.fox carolina's ashley minelli is live in asheville-- and ashley this storm could b a whole lot more serious compared to what folks have seen this winter. 3 there is still a dusting on the ground here in asheville and the potential for black ice this morning. 3 - snow like what fell yesterday not the concern at this point3 - freezing rain going to be bulk of what could cause problems overnight tonight and tomorrow- hard to pre-treat roads because chance of spotty showers could wash brine away today- treacherous roads: officials urging people to stay home 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.
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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 3 with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center: 3 3 you are taking a live look at: 3 and check out 3 this shot from clemson - flurries came down in that area and throughout the upstate and the mountains
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3 but like we said that's nothing compared to what's coming.we head to break with a live look at...sc-dot in greenville... you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 you're watching the morning news with lauren elise, ben hill, meteorologist nicole papay, chris scott with pit crew traffic 3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina---we're taking a live look at...greenville county.. pelham road 3 millions in the northeast are millions in the millions in the northeast are bracing for a snow storm.. that's expected to break records this weekend. weekend.national forecasters
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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 if the roads do get bad this weekend and find you must drive on them--you're going to want to prepare yourself. yourself.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live from the d-o-t office in spartanburg with more from highway patrol and the experts from the b-m-w performance center 3 the roads have been prepped for this weather, and highway patrol urges that if you don't have to be on the roads this drive on them. them.but if you have to
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instructor at the b-m-w performance school...he says no matter what size car you drive ice can easily take over the wheel of your car. he says if your car starts sliding, turn your wheel where your car is sliding..so if you car is sliding to the right..turn your wheel to the right...he says the most important piece of advice, is to keep your eyes in the direction you want the car to travel. 3 3 3 unfortunately most people look at the ditch they are about to run into and that's where they end up. so always stay focused on where you want to go. try not to panic if the grip comes back off course and you put the correction in you have to be ready to take the correction out.. out..he went to to say all of this is much easier said than done..but you can take classes at the performance track on their slip pad to try these tips out yourself in a safe environment..that way you know what it feels like if it
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3 and again..3 if roads are bad where you are.. stay home homeback to you
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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 w wch 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 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
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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. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we are watching: watching:
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pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 as the carolina panthers prepare for the nfc championship game be sure to join us this sunday for our special "panthers' pursuit of a title".sports anchors shannon sommerville 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
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3 welcome back--we're taking a live look at...downtown asheville.. winter storm... 3 just weeks after the latest star wars film hit the big screen -- fans want to know when the next one's coming out. out.unfortunately, it won't come out as soon as disney was hoping for.company reps announced on wednesday that episode 8 won't be released until december of 2017. originally the film was supposed to hit theaters in may of next year. 3 now to 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
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3 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're keeping an eye on: traffic lights on flashacademy st/hwy 123 @ buncombe st st 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 greenville... sc-dot.. preparing for the road..
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