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clouds with widespread rain developing by evening. highs in the middle to upper 40s. rain chance 40%. tonight friday: periods of rain, some rain heavy at times. type of precipitation will be based on temperatures at the surface and aloft. northern midlands have the best chance of seeing possible heavy icing due to freezing rain falling for several hours tonight through early friday, then again friday night saturday morning. up to .50" of ice may form. rain will be mixed with sleet/snow cenenal midlands tonight and friday night saturday
not expecting much if any accumulation of either ice or snow. saturday morning early afternoon: periods of snow showers, no accumulation expected. in fairfield county, state dot responsibility. county officials are reminding driver of the dangerous conditions that could be present as this storm moves through.
prepared to stay inside --- and have what's needed to get through a few days. "make sure you have stuff to keep your house warm if you have auxiliary..uhh kerosene for heaters and what not just in case there may be a power outage." "each shift has a four wheel drive vehicle so we are prepared to handle any situation and my number one priority is to make sure the citizens of fairfield county are safe." the fairfield county emergency management office has been in close contact with leaders of the school district. the call on whether schools and county offices will be open friday will be made by early tomorrow morning. the city of columbia is also getting prepared for whatever weather is ahead this weekend. public works department officials anticipate the temperatures will not be cold enough to freeze water on the roadways, but officials are closely watching the bridges. they have salt and brine trucks ready to roll and four drivers prepared to do temperature checks depending on the weather
"we have four completely loaded with salt and sand right now and i have one on the yard that's empty, but we can load within a matter of five minutes and be ready to go." experts say when ice could form on your driveway, park instead this weekend on the street. use salt and sand on walkways if ice does form. one concern with ice is power outages and lines going down. david whisenant from our sister station in charlotte has more on getting ready. it happened to donna stringfield two years ago. sot "we heard a big explosion, our power went out." cart this is how it looked then, and how it could look within the next 24 hours. sot 4:41 "the one thing that we're really concerned about in this event is the potential for significance of total ice accumulation." cart frank thomason is the ems director for rowan county, and like many others he was watching the governor talk about the state's preps for the storm. his best advice? be ready before the first flake falls. sot 6:52 "check those preparedness kits,
the time to pull those things out and make sure everything's ready to go." stand up "this is a pre-packaged emergency bag. i got it a few years ago and keep it at my house. it's got some really good things in it like a good pair of work gloves, batteries, an am- fm radio, there are somethings you might not think about like an emergency thermal blanket. it's just a good mix of things you would really be able to use if you were to lose power." cart and that is likely if there is a quarter of an inch or more of ice on the power lines. today i spotted this crew cutting limbs that were it's also a good idea now to check and see where your community normally has shelters if you lose your heat. officials also say never bring a grill inside the house and don't go near powerlines that have fallen. with a little preperation you should be able to weather this freeze, and look forward to better days... in salisbury dw, wbtv, oys.
carolina trustee has pleaded not guilty to federal charges he illegally trapped and killed hawks in orangeburg county. court papers show charles williams entered the plea wednesday in columbia. prosecutors last month charged williams with seven counts of violating the migratory bird treaty act. three other men are each charged with one count. authorities say the men trapped red-tailed or cooper's hawks at the willcreek plantation during 2013 and 2014. he could face up to six months in prison on each charge if convicted traffic jams in eastover was backed up in several places the past two days because several main roads were closed. csx transportation was doing maintenance work on railroad crossings at poultry lane, hickory hill road and highway 601. the roads reopened this morning but cunningham says they should have been notified of the closings in advance. "we really would just appreciate being in the know of what's going on and what we can expect coming down the pipeline if just
consideration in the planning and implementation of this would've been nice." csx officials say they coordinated closely with local city and council authorities to schedule the closures. however, town officials say they were not notified. a con artist so legendary he made it into the movies is helping south carolina fight fraud during tax season. frank abagnale is now helping out the state department of revenue. when he was a teenager abagnale pulled off countless scams and his story inspired the movie "catch me if you can" with leonardo dicaprio. lately he's been helping the fbi, irs and corporations battle criminal fraud. he's helping the state cut into tax refund fraud that's costing the countyr $21 billion dollars a year. part of that effort he says involves reducing witholding on our paychecks so there's less money in those refunds to steal. "it's not the government's
and so, what we're doing is we're putting the money back in the taxpayer's hands. we're going to save the cost and the efforts of refunding the money, so that saves the agency money and it also helps alleviate this fraud problem because it's a whole lot easier to find fraud in a smaller number of refunds." abagnale is providing his services to the state at no charge. a boil water advisory is in effect for some parts of forest acres. this means water needs to be boiled first for places along trenholm road from lakeview circle to forest drive. it also includes businesses in the trenholm plaza shopping center. utility crews are working to repair a water main break in that area. break 1 north carolina governor pat
marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. carolina governor pat mccrory has declared a state of emergency so far there have been two fatalities in the western part of the state...from crashes involving icy conditions. the governor says the state is doing everything to make sure the roads are safe. but he also urges people to stay off the roads if possible. meteorologists say some areas around washington d.c could end up buried under two feet of snow. dianne gallagher reports on what's ahead for the nation's capitol and the east coast. from the north... it is crucial for people to stay off the streets. to the south...
winter has finally arrived in north carolina. millions are prepping for a wicked winter weekend. in washington d.c.
storm. less than an inch of snow, turned highways into parking lots wednesday. you don't know how long this will take. one hour, two hour, six hours? even the commander- in-chief couldn't escape the d.c. disaster. his presidential motorcade -- stuck in the snow with everybody else. i would have hoped they would
have anticipated this a little better and treated the roads the city, admitting this morning, it messed up, we are very sorry for inadequate response. mayor muriel bowser says, despite the failure overnight, her city will be ready for the big one this weekend. we will treat this event as a the nation's capital is expected to get the worst of it. a staggering 30 inches of snow possible but the reach of this storm is massive. in pennsylvania, crews are using technology to help drivers keep
we've equipped some of the trucks with tracking devices so the public can see where some of our trucks are. tens of million of people from the southeast to new england need to be prepared. in washington, dianne gallagher reporting. winter storm watch in effect tonight through saturday night lancaster, chesterfield counties major winter storm developing that will have a
lancaster, chesterfield counties major winter storm developing that will have a significant impact on much of the state from columbia north. partly cloudy this morning, not as cold, lower to middle 30s by sunrise. later today, increasing clouds with widespread rain developing by evening. highs in the middle to upper 40s. rain chance 40%. tonight friday: periods of
unprecedented challenges. something that wasn't lost on our governor as she addressed her fellow lawmakers on the floods... "this year was something neither we nor the weathermen could have ever rain at unbelievable levels pouring from hours." ...along with the victims and survivors of the mother emanuel ame tragedy. "these two women and their precious little ones who were with them that night, are proof that we have angels living on earth. please join me in expressing to miss sanders and miss shepard the warmth the gratitude and above all the love that the entire state of south carolina feels for them ." two more subjects that were mentioned included the walter scott shooting as well as those who lost their lives in service of south carolina. but the governor also got down to business in outlining big goals to accomplish in 2016. a push to aggressively start
rural districts and giving them incentives to stay there. she called for more prosecutors to protect domestic violence survivors. the governor also touched on ethics reform which has been a major point of contention among many state lawmakers. that led to a major moment in the
night. "i'm going to ask for every senator that is for income disclosures to please stand. afternoon in charlotte is
possibility of bad weather. the rally was expected to attract
five thousand fans. several panthers players were going make appearances. city leaders are asking fans to show support for the team from home by posting photos, videos and messages on social media using the hashtag black friday. the carolina panthers are
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championship game sunday. but that's nothing new for the cats....they've been overcoming injury problems all year while they compiled the league's best record....16 and one. running back jonathan stewart was limited in practice today because of foot injury. head coach ron rivera said he looked good and he's going to play against the cardinals. defensive end jared allen was also limited with a broken bone in his foot. he was moving around okay. rivera says allen will be listed as either doubtful or questionable for sunday. the e ts have been plugging holes all season... as a result....the panthers have developed some solid back-ups. what you read in the paper...very fortunate...like i said about the next man up
we've been able to plug some guys in when our key guys have missed. talked about when the game luke missed for a little bit...we were able to have aj step up..and when we had ryan khalil waited for opportunities to step in and they've done a nice job. the arizona cardinals don't have to worry about dodging sleet and snow while they practice for the big game. the cards are enjoying sunny weather for their workouts. where was all this sunshine when we were out there for the national championship game??? arizona is scheduled to arrive in charlotte saturday morning. the cardinals are 14 and three this season...including an overtime playoff victory over green bay. the cards are a three point underdog to the panthers. quarterback carson palmer is trying to convince us he's treating this like just another game. as big as this game is..you can't make it bigger than it is.this is a regular season game in my mind...it's win or go home..there's a ton of
it..but i'm not studying extra film or taking extra reps at practice or we're not doing any extra player meetings. we've got a pretty good recipie that wins games..we've been doing it for a long time and we're going to stick with that recipie. hehe's the schedule for sunday's conference championship games. the denver broncos will host the new england patriots in the afc title game at three oh five p-m. then the panthers will entertain arizona at 6:40 for the nfc championship. one final check of the forecast winter storm watch in effect tonight through saturday night lancaster, chesterfield counties