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the piedmont interstate fairgrounds in spartanburg. where there is also some snow on the ground.we've been talking a lot about ice with this storm which brings the threat of power outages.as you can see duke energy trucks and crews are on standby ready to deal with outages should they happen. happen. 3 rain and sleet will 3 transition into freezing rain at times in the northern upstate and nc piedmont, while snow and sleet will fall in the mountains. ice, sleet and rain will continue through the day, turning to snow tonight. the winter storm warning for our area continues until 7pm saturday. 3 ((wrap up))
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3 several schools in both the upstate and mountains have already closed.the ones in the upstate are there on your screen.first in the upstate: greenville countypickens county oconee county all districts in
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countyunion countyanderson county - dist. 1. are closed. closed.and in the mountains buncombe county3 asheville city transylvania county haywood countyhenderson countypolk countyrutherford countymcdowell county countyalong with ...madison.. mitchell... yancey... jackson.. macon.. and swain county 3 schools in hart and franklin county georgia will also be closed.for a list of all business--- school closing and delays just head to fox-carolia-dot-com carolia-dot-comalso keep an eye on the ticker at the bottom of your screen. 3 our team coverage on this winter storm continues now.the northern part of the upstate is already seeing snow. snow.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live is in travelers rest this morning.and joe you said
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3 adlib current conditions.. conditions.. tow truck comapnies are ready here in the upstate..in fact we spoke with john hawkins of hawkins towing..he says they get calls like crazy throughout the day.. and has some tips on what you should pack your car with in case you are stuck on the
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3 shep - the state dot towing service is also available and it's free.but only during daytime hours.best advice may be- to heed the advice and stay home if the roads are hard to travel. travel. 3 3 3 it's a similar scene in north carolina. carolina.our team coverage continues now with fox carolina's ashley minelli.she is live in asheville, ashely? 3 3 --
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33 "keeping them abroad of what is happening, what is going on. keeping up with the weather notifying them that it's either getting worse, stay off the roads and just you know trying to be our best at communicating." communicating." 3 3
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with nicole. 3 rain and sleet will transition into freezing rain at times in the northern upstate and nc piedmont, while snow and sleet will fall in the mountains. ice, sleet and rain will continue through the day,
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wintererstorm warning for our area continues until 7pm saturday. 3 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 with traffic.now to chris 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this:
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3 you're taking alive look at 3 and this is a live look at...charlotte.. roads are covered in snow... you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look
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county schools school.. dist. 55 and 56 3 we are already starting to get snow pictures coming in.many people are seeing snow and sleet in the upstate.you can post yout pics to our fox carolina news facebook page or email them to fox carolina news at fox carolina-dot-com. 3 electric companies and the red cross are urging you to have a winter storm plan just in case you do lose power! power!they say putting together a disaster kit-- containing first aid supplies and medications, a battery-powered radio, flashlights, and extra batteries. batteries.the red cross also says.. have extra blankets on hand... along with warm clothing--coats, gloves, hats, boots... and extra baby items. items.they sat stock up on canned and other non- perishable food----have plenty of bottled water. and be sure
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time and store dry firewood.if you have a portable generator... the red cross warns to keep it *outside and a safe distance from the house. 3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 the winter storm warning for our area continues until 7pm saturday. rain and sleet will transition into freezing rain
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upstate and nc piedmont, while snow and sleet will fall in the mountains. ice, sleet and rain will continue through the day, turning to snow tonight. saturday begins with scattered snow, and slowly tapers off through noon. some melting will begin with afternoon highs near 40. sunshine returns with a high of 48 by sunday, but overnight re-freeze will remain a concern through early next week. the winter storm warning for our area continues until 7pm saturday. rain and sleet will transition into freezing rain at times in the northern upstate and nc piedmont, while
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the mountains. ice, sleet and rain will continue through the day, turning to snow tonight. saturday begins with scattered snow, and slowly tapers off through noon. some melting will begin with afternoon highs near 40. sunshine returns with a high of 48 by sunday, but overnight re-freeze will remain a concern through early next week.
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3 now to chris 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this: this:
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traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 3 news you need to know..the pickens county sheriff's office says is sending out reminders ahead of the storm. they say to keep an eye on the three p's- your pets, pipes, and plants.they also advise people to take the ice seriously-- and not be overly confident going on the roads. 3 the blood connection is asking donors to lend a helping hand. bad weather always affects the blood d supply. donation centers will be open until 7 seven tonight.head to our website for more information. 3 charlotte city leaders are cancelling the panthers pride rally set for this afternoon as they anticipate snow and ice to move in. the city says the publics safety is their biggest concern. however, the nfc championship is still a go for sunday at 6:40. 3 if you are headed to the airport this morning-- you may want to check your flight status for cancelations. 3 according to g-s-p's website. there are a few cancellations and delays. so far-- all flights between atlanta and
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canceled. the airport says it is up to the airlines to decide whether they'll take to the sky. many are offering waivers throughout the weekend if you're flight is canceled or delayed.airport leaders are reminding passengers to arrive early and check your flight status. 3 and stay with fox 3 carolina for full team coverage all morning long. we'll also bring you updates on school delays, closings power outages and road conditions both on-air and on-line. 3 we head to break with more pictures from all of you.you can post yours on our facebook page or email them to fox carolina news @ fox carolina-dot-com. 3 here a live look at...travelers rest.and just in.. anderson school dist 1,4 and 5 are now closed... we are still waiting on word from district two and three,keep and eye on the ticker for a list of other school closing.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina--we're taking a live look at...spartanburg county.. eye-85 mm 70... we can tell you all anderson districts are closed
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3 rain and sleet will transition into freezing rain at times in the northern upstate and nc piedmont, while snow and sleet will fall in the mountains. ice, sleet and rain will continue through the day, turning to snow tonight. the winter storm warning for our area continues until 7pm saturday. 3 ((weather hit))
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chris is in the 3 chris is in the traffic center. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this: 3 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 we head to break with more pictures from all of you.you can post yours on our facebook page or email them to fox carolina news @ fox carolina-dot-com. 3 we head to break with a live look at...greenville county...
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watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 everyone is ready for this winter storm.you're taking a live look at spartanburg county.this is franklin street. where snow is falling.you can also see all those power crews set up there at the fair of power outages. 3 good morning, thanks for joining us on this special edition of the morning news.we are in all parts of the upstate and western north carolina as we cover this winter storm. storm.we have complete team coverage. coverage.ashley minelli is live in asheville...where the snow's been coming down for several hours. hours.joe gagnon is in travelers rest...where the snow is covering the roads. roads.and of course we start with nicole papay who is tracking this all from the weather center. 3 rain and s set will transition into freezing rain at times in the northern upstate and nc
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will fall in the mountains. ice, sleet and rain will continue through the day, turning to snow tonight. the winter storm warning for our area continues until 7pm saturday.
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3*********hold****** *********hold******we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center: center: 3 you're looking live at: 3 3 as nicole mentioned we could see a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow with this storm--depending on the time and where you live. live.fox carolina ashley minelli is live in asheville, where they've already seen a good bit of snow.hey ashley.
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3 t-r is also seeing some serious snow. snow.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live near downtown travelers rest with the latest on how their roads are
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3 adlib current conditions conditions 3 but here in t-r.. they have some serious help..the police department will be putting their hum-v to use..for anyone who has a job that requires them to go to work..those who work in hospitals.. emergency rooms.. or they are first responders..they y ll come and pick you up..t-r police also say they've been buying all wheel drive vehicles like the hum-v for the past few years... specifically for weather
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3 back to you.. you.. 3 if the area starts to ice over today--power outages could become a huge issue.that's why this large fleet is set up in spartanburg at the fairgrounds ready to go at a moment notice noticeand here'show to report a power outage in your area-- we've got the numbers on your screen for all the power companies. companies.now you can also head to foxcarolina.comthere you'll find a link on the homepage with a list of contact numbers to reach out to. 3 remember--for all of the business... school and government closings...make sure you have the fox carolina weather app. we've got radar, live cams, weather alerts ..
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the app.just text carolina weather to 23765 to download! 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. 3 rain and sleet will transition into freezing rain at times in the northern upstate and nc piedmont, while snow and sleet will fall in the mountains. ice, sleet and rain will
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turning to snow tonight. the winter storm warning for our area continues until 7pm saturday. 3 ((weather hit)) 3 now to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:travel advisory: snow, ice and sleet covered roads from i-85 north. north.roads from i-85 sleet covered snow, ice and travel advisory: centetecrew traffic this in the pit we're watching 3 we're watching this in the pit crew traffic center:travel advisory: snow, ice and sleet covered roads from i-85 north.
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3 you are taking a live look a a 3 more snow pictures as we head to break.these have been coming in from all over the upstate and t mountains.you can post yourpictures to our fox carolina news facebook page or email them to fox carolina news at fox carolina-dot-com. 3 we head to break with a live look over greenville county... we'll get a check on what things are looking like along i-85 after the break.you're watching the morning news on fox carolina.
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina---we're taking a live look at...travelers rest 3 3 we are 3 we are continuing to monitor conditions across the upstate and western north carolina. keeping an eye on the roads is really important. important.so.. my co-anchor lauren elise is live outside
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road.and lauren we talk so much about that i-85 line being an indicator of what you looking? 3 ben, things looks quiet right now...we are startrtg 3 to see____.dot crews have been moving through here treating 3 3 3
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3 time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. 3 the winter storm warning for our area continues until 7pm saturday. rain and sleet will transition into freezing rain at times in the northern upstate and nc piedmont, while snow and sleet will fall in the mountains. ice, sleet and rain will continue through the
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saturday begins with scattered snow, and slowly tapers off through noon. some melting will begin with afternoon highs near 40. sunshine returns with a high of 48 by sunday, but overnight re-freeze will remain a concern through early next week. the winter storm warning for our area continues until 7pm saturday. rain and sleet will transition into freezing rain at times in the northern upstate and nc piedmont, while snow and sleet will fall in the mountains. ice, sleet and
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day, turning to snow 3 tonight. saturday begins with scattered snow, and slowly tapers off through noon. some melting will begin with afternoon highs near 40. sunshine returns with a high of 48 by sunday, but overnight re-freeze will remain a concern through early next week.
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3 now to pit crew traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold****** 3 we are watching:travel advisory: snow, ice and sleet covered roads from i-85 north. north. 3
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pit crew traffic 3 sponsored by kevin whitaker chevrolet cadillac 3 we love to see what's going on around the area.thank you for your snow pictures.you can post yourpictures to our fox carolina news facebook page or email them to fox carolina news at fox carolina-dot-com. 3 we head to break with a live look at... asheville... remember to look at the ticker at the bottom of your screen for a list of school closing. 3 but first let's take a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. numbers.
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shannon sommerville will have all the coverage from charlotte starting at 5:30. 3 then after our at 6pm.special, the nfc title pre-game coverage starts at 6pm.kickoff between the panthers and arizona cardinals is set for 6:40pm.that's this sunday right here on fox carolina. 3 now to weather and traffic ery 10 minutes. 3 rain and sleet will transition into freezing rain at times in the northern upstate and nc
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will fall in the mountains. ice, sleet and rain will continue through the day, turning to snow tonight. the winter storm warning for our area continues until 7pm saturday. 3 3 let's send it over to chris with traffic. 3*********hold****** *********hold******we're keeping an eye on:
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3 you're looking live at: 3 3 travelers restbe sure to stay with fox carolina all morning long.we're bringing you the days top stories until nine o'clock.throughout our four hours of news you can catch live reports from the field, plus weather and traffic
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minutes. the morning news at 6:00 starts now... now... 3 snow, sleet, freezing rain. i'll walk you through this winter storm. storm. 3 and folks in the mountains are the first ones to get hit with the winter storm.i'm live in asheville with how things are looking this morning. 3 good morning.... it's friday, january 22i'm ben hill hilland i'm lauren elise, with traffic reporter chris scott and meteorologist nicole papay. thanks for joining us on for our special winter storm coverage. 3 and its been snowing on and off in travelers rest the last few hours.joe gagnon is there and says the roads are
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