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tv   Morning News 7  FOX  January 22, 2016 7:00am-8:00am EST

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3 buncombe county is under a state of emergency as this winter storm moves in.we're live in asheville with the latest. 3 good morning.... it's friday, january 22.i'm lauren elise.... 3 and i'm ben hill.. here with nicole papay and chris scott. thanks for joining us on the morning news.**most schools in our area are closed.. along with many government offices and businesses.check the bottom of your screen or fox carolina dot com for a full list. 3 we want to take a live look in spartanburg now--workers with duke energy are getting ready for what should be a very busy day.this is a live look at the piedmont interstate fairgrounds.this is serving as a staging area for hundreds of linemen who will be responding to any power line issues that occur today.we can tell you there are some outages but no
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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.
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with traffic. 3 we're watching: watching:
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 our team 3 coverage on this winter storm continues now.the northern part of the upstate is already seeing sleet, snow and messy roads. roads.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live is in travelers rest this morning.how are things looking, joe? 3
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3 3 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 roadside for a while.. 3 shep - the state 3 dot towing service is also
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only during daytime hours.best advice may be- to heed the advice and stay home if the
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3 a lot of you are 3 seeing snow in your area.this is a look at some of your pictures.you can post them to our facebook page.. or email them to fox carolina news at fox carolina dot com. 3 3 north carolina is also seeing a lot of snow.leaders in buncombe county already declared a state of emergency ahead of this storm. storm.our team coverage continues now with fox carolina's ashley minelli.she is live in asheville, ashley? 3 3
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3 3 3 3 3
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3 time for weather 3 and traffic every 10 minutes. 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.
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3 now let's send it over to the traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching: 3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 we want to remind you that our
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is a great way to stay informed during the winter storm.it has all the information you need about conditions in our area.just text carolina weather to the number on your screen to learn how you can download it. 3 here's a live look over usc upstate in spartanburg-- you're watching the morning news on fox carolina. 3 you're watching the morning
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3 the morning news on fox carolina.we have continuing coverage of the winter storm that's now hitting our area. this is a live look in travelers rest.... 3 and we'll take you up to asheville.. where a lot of
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3 if you have any extra supplies.. the salvation army is asking for you to give a donation.we're told they need electric heaters, blankets and warm clothes.you can drop off donations at any salvation army near you. 3 time for weather and traffic. traffic. 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 n npiedmont, 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
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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.
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3 let's send it over to chris.3 3 3 3 we're watching: sc/nc line heavy backupi-26 west @ 51 mm before i-85 bus bus 3 3 here's a live look at the
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.this is a live look in spartanburg.
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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 e mountains. ice, sleet and rain will continue through the day, turning to snow tonight. the winter storm warning for our area continues until 7pm
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3 ((weather hit))3 3 let's send it over to the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching:sc/nc lineheavy backupi-26 west@ 51 mmhwy 74 74 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3
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news on3 good morning.... it's friday, january 22.i'm ben hill. hill.and i'm lauren elise. thanks for joining us on the morning news.a major wininr storm is hitting our area.. and we are watching it all for you. you.covering western north carolina.. we have ashley minelli live in asheville for us. us.and in the northern part of the upstate.. joe gagnon is
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rest.but first, meteorologist nicole papay is tracking it all in the weather center. nicole.. what's the latest? 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
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3 ((wrap up))3 3 let's send it over to chris. 3 we're watching: sc/nc line heavy backupi-26 west@ 51 mm hwy 74
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3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 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's ashley minelli is live in asheville, where they've already seen a good bit of snow.hey ashley. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
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3 also in asheville..there are a
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be open to people who are homeless. homeless.city leaders say these locations are part of their "code purple" program. when the temperature drops below freezing, the city declares a code purple, and these organizations are set to open their doors to those who are homeless.if you are out in this cold weather and you see someone who needs a place to stay.. the city wants you to urge them to get to one of these locations. 3 3 our team coverage continues now.we want to take you to the northern part of the upstate.. where snow began falling a few hours ago. ago.fox carolina's joe gagnon is live near downtown travelers rest with the latest on how their roads are looking.. 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
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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 events like this... 3 back to you.. you..
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photos of what you are seeing in your area...you can post yours to our facebook page.. or email them to fox carolina news at fox carolina dot com. 3 3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes. minutes.3 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.
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3 chris is standing by in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: watching:
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s.c.d.o.t. cam on--3 3 our winter weather team coverage continues after the
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3 welcome back to the morning news on fox carolina.we are continuing to monitor conditions across the upstate and western north carolina.a the roads. roads.traffic reporter chris scott has been watching them from the studio... 3 now he's **outside getting a look at 85 at pelham road.how are things looking? 3 3 3 3
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3 time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes.
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3 the winter storm warning for our area 3 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 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
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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 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 time for 3 traffic: 3 3 3 we're watching:
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3 we're back with a live look at spartanburg --this is the piedmont interstate fairgrounds.duke energy is using this as a staging area for their workers.. as they head out today. 3 right now there are nearly 800 in the greenville area without
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100 in spartanburg.here'show to report a power outage in your area--we've got the numbers on your screen for all the local power companies. companies.3 now you can also head to foxcarolina dot comthere you'll find a link on the homepage with a list of contact numbers to reach out to. 3 now time for weather and traffic 3 rain and sleet will transition into freezing rain at times in
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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 3 chris is in the traffic center: 3 we're watching: sc/nc line heavy backupi-26 west@ 51 mm upward rd rd 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--***we're back after this. 3 3
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news starts now. now. 3 snow is coming down in parts of our area right now.we're watching conditions from the upstate to western north carolina.. coming up.
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3 some serious snow has been
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