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tv   FOX Carolina News Tonight  FOX  January 22, 2016 11:00pm-11:35pm EST

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3 we're back tracking the winter storm 3 and it is snowing in greenville!this is a look right outside our studio just before 10:30...we'll have another live look here in greenville in just a few moments. 3 but first:here's a live look in asheville--on brevard roada state of emergency was declared for parts of north
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3 and taking a look in travelers rest--here and northern greenville were hit the hardest in the upstate--crews are working through the night to remove downed trees 3 and here's a look in pickens county--you can see things moving along but drivers are keeping an eye out for slick spots. 3 and joining us now with a look at what's happening across our area at this hour...is chief meteorologist kendra kent.
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3 so far several inches of snow has fallen in western north carolina, causing major issues on roadways. the upstate has seen brief snow in areas, but the majority has been sleet and freezing rain. some trees and limbs have gone down causing power outages for parts of the upstate.tonight there will be light snow off and on in the upstate, while heavier snow will continue in the mountains. by saturday morning most of the precipitation will be over, but some snow showers will linger near the tn border. icy roads will be likely saturday morning as temperatures will be in the 20s area-wide.expect highs to get above freezing for all locations by late saturday with some afternoon sunshine. black ice will be an issue by saturday night once
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into the 20s.our next chance for rain comes next tuesday.be sure to check out www.foxcarolina.com/weather for more on the forecast and interactive radar 3 and make sure to download the fox carolina weather app...for any updates and warnings that may happen over night.just
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3 we'll have 3 another look at your forecast coming up! 3 this is a look in powdersville...where you can see some heavy snow was falling...right around 9:30 tonight. 3 and here's a look in downtown greenville...the streets are blanketed in snow.our photographer summer gagnon shot this video by mounting a
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3 but tonight 3 officials continue to urge everyone to stay off the roads.. roads..and joining us live in asheville with a look at conditions there is fox carolina's derek dellinger. derek? 3 -in our area, we've had at least 8 inches of snow here, other parts of asheville getting 10 inches---other parts of the m/untains, less so, the further you are away from the tennessee border -people who made their way out have been doing so at their own risk, from some of the parking lots, it's taken nearly an hour to get shoveled
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3 tell us a little business activity there--place open? open?-waffle house, it. 3 and we have team coverage tonight 3 here's a look in downtown spartanburg this afternoon..... parts of the city saw up to five inches of snow.and many hunkered down at home...heeding emergency officials' warningto stay off the roads... roads...road crews have been out all day plowing and putting out sand... sand...3 and joining us now in spartanburg county with the latest on conditions there... is fox caorlina's rebecca atkins
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maintenance facility, its been very active. trucks are in and our refueling and hitting the primary routes, number one being the i ierstates.- scdot says their vrews in this district are on rotating 12 hour shifts.-they are using snow plows and applying salt and other anti icing materials. -in this district particularly they also have construction personal driving pickup trucks with salt spreaders.-i have also been in touch with 3 emergency management for sptg co, cherokee and union counties. all three counties emergency management directors tell me they are currently very quiet. they aren't responding to any major incidents. in cherokee and union they say the roads are icy but also say that drivers are taking their advice and are staying off the roads. 3 diana back to you 3 3
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3 and many are without power tonight...because of downed trees on power lines...here's a look at old buncombe road and altamont road in greenville county where just that happened.the live power line even sparked flames as nieghbors waited for duke energy to arrive. 3 if you do find yourself without power--and here'show to report a power outage in your area--we've got the
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can also head to foxcarolina.com. 3 there you'll find a link on the homepage with a list of contact numbers to reach out to. 3 happening now 3 tonight greenville county crews are working to remove downed trees and clear the roads. roads.the dot is also working through the night to treat roads with salt and sand-- joining us on the e phone now is south carolina highway patrol trooper tony keller--with more on road conditions... conditions... 3 3
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3 3 remember for the latest on weather conditions and roads in your area...head to fox caorlina dot com...and click on the weather tab.there you'll find the latest blog posts by chief meteorologist kendra kent...along with alerts. 3 and we love seeing *your pictures of the winter storm! remember you can email us at fox carolina news...or like us on facebook to share.
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3 conditions are turning icey tonight 3 you're taking a live look in spartanburg county county
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crews are working to remove downed trees and clear the roads. roads.the dot is also working the dot is also the roads. roads.3 the roads. roads.trees and clear remove downed are working to county crews greenville tonight 3 3 3 3
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3 3 3 there?
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3 cody and diana 3 back to you 3 while we continue to monitor some of the more dangerous conditions from this winter storm...most kids were happy to see some snow this afternoon..especially since that meant they were out of school! 3 kids aren't the only ones having fun in the snow or slush- whatever you got. 3 many adults are making the best of power outages and not
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3 fox carolina's sharon johnson with what they're doing. 3 a group of friends from travelers rest took advantage of snow and a day off from work. 3 they called their buddies- met at a friends house and hopped on the 4 wheelers and took off. riding to greenville and all around tr. and of course taking time out to do a little "showing off" for our cameras. making the snow and ice more fun- than inconvenennt. and of course- better in the roadways 3 3 3 "we always meet up at my house, i got the biggest yard of all of us. we're from motorboat club road/saluda lake. we all live on that road. we all just meet up and raise caine." caine."even photojournalist
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wheeler for these really cool shots. just look at them sliding around on the ice. looks like a lot of fun. 3 maybe too much fun for me. but surelela great way to take advantage of poor road conditions and power outages. 3 3 3 3 and if you need a warm place to stay during this storm... you can head to a number of shelters across the upstate and western north carolina. we're weblive on our website fox carolina dot com...where you can find a full list of
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3 chief 3 meteorologist kendra kent joins us now with a look at your forecast- forecast-that's right but before we talk about conditions overnightlet's pitch out to meteorologist mark johnson who joins us outside our studio...and mark how are things looking right now? 3 and kendra we're live outside the studio this was a big snow for asheville with 10.6 inches of snow, that broke the record for january 22. old record of 8.8 inches. the last big snow
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3 kendra back to you 3 so far seveval inches of snow has fallen in western north carolina, causing major issues on roadways. the upstate has seen brief snow in areas, but the majority has been sleet and freezing rain. some trees and limbs have gone down causing power outages for
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there will be light snow off and on in the upstate, while heavier snow will continue in the mountains. by saturday morning most of the precipitation will be over, but some snow showers will linger near the tn border. icy roads will be likely saturday morning as temperatures will be in the 20s area-wide.expect highs to get above freezing for all locations by late saturday with some afternoon sunshine. black ice will be an issue by saturday night once again as temperatures drop into the 20s.our next chance for rain comes next tuesday.so far several inches of snow has fallen in western north carolina, causing major issues on roadways. the majority has roadways. the upstate has seen brief snow in areas, but the majority has been sleet and freezing rain. some trees and limbs have gone down causing power outages for parts of the upstate.tonight there will be
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upstate, while heavier snow will continue in the mountains. by saturday morning most of the precipitation will be over, but some snow showers will linger near the tn border. icy roads will be likely saturday morning as temperatures will be in the 20s area-wide.expect highs to get above freezing for all locations by late saturday with some afternoon sunshine. black ice will be an issue by saturday night once again as temperatures drop into the 20s. our next chance for rain comes
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3 and make sure to download the fox carolina weather app...for any updates and warnings that may happen over night.just text carolina weather to 23765 to download! 3 despite the weather--the panthers are getting ready for the nfc championship 3 but one of their star players won't be making it on the field...the latest on jared allen's foot injury...and how this wintry mix could affect
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3 plus--we're live in spartanburg county tracking the storm....and we'd love to e how your enjoying this snowy friday...remember to send us your pictures or share
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happening now 3 when the panthers take the field thihisunday in the n-f-c championship they'll be without one of their defensive leaders... leaders...carolina's defensive
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after suffering a fractured foot in last week's game against the seahawks. allen was disappointed with the decision but understands that it was the coaches cision. now it'll be up to kony ealy to step up as right end. head coach ron rivera say he's confident they can fill the void left by allen. 3 3 "guys have had opportunities to step up and play this year adndnheyve done a great job. i've talked about the number of guys that weve had throughout the year that have had to come in and start. for us in key situations or come in the middle of a game and finish em off because somebody was limited. thats been a huge plus for us." us."the panthers still practicing outside despite the storm. as rivera put it "the elements may change but we don't." rivera also reports that practice went really well with the exception of a few guys that made snow angels out there. 3 and fox carolina is the place to be this sunday.pre-game
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at your forecast 3 chief meteorologist kendra kent joins us now with what to expect over the weekend. weekend.so far several inches of snow has fallen in western north carolina, causing major issues on roadways. the upstate has seen brief snow in areas, but the majority has been sleet and freezing rain. some trees and limbs have gone down causing power outages for parts of the upstate.tonight there will be light snow off and on in the upstate, while heavier snow will continue in the mountains. by saturday morning most of 3 thanks for joining us, good night. night. 3 3 3 and wer'er live driving towards anderson county remember for the latest on conditions just head to fox carolina dot com...we hope you
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