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including mount airy north carolina. we may not be seeing snow right now in the midlands, but we are bracing ourselves for freezing rain. we have team coverage on this winter weather. mike desumma is in kershaw county. jack kuenzie is at columbia metropolitan airport. and a look in tennessee. but first, we got to meteorologist ben tanner, who is monitoring this icy situation. periods of rain, some rain heavy at times. northern midlands have the best chance of seeing possible heavy icing due to freezing rain falling through early today, then again tonight. rain will be mixed with light snow northern/central midlands tonight and saturday morning not expecting much if any accumulation of snow. however, some icing is likely around columbia metro, high amounts chester north. sunshine by saturday afternoon this is still a developing storm, update will following during the day. public works crews out in kershaw county are continuing to keep an eye on what this storm
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heavy rains this morning followed by a drop in temps have already caused some ice to form. our mike desumma joins us live from bethune with more on that. judi, dawndy specifically on trees is where they've been seeing a lot of that ice. not only here in bethune but several points east and north of the city of camden. really if you make the drive out here it's hard not to find a tree with ice on it. of course the concerning thing now for a lot of power companies is the threat of iced branches falling on utility lines. eastern parts of kershaw county
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of slush on roadways earlier today. that caused a few cars to go off the road. the dot and county public works crews are continuing to monitor conditions on the roads and highways. they say they're not expecting a lot of problems with icy roads tonight --- however they're once again stressing to drivers to take caution if they need to go out. gene faulkenberry emergency management director, kershaw county "slow down a little bit.watch what you're doing and take your time. if you don't have to go out tonight just stay at home and stay off the roads..if our crews are out there just let us do our jobs." county officials say they're taking steps to be prepared if they see any snow from this system tomorrow morning. they say further road treatment
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tomorrow --- as the temperature gets colder that will bring the likelihood of more ice forming. live in bethune, mike desumma, is far more difficult because of the storm. and that's having an impact here in the midlands. jack kuenzie is at the columbia metropolitan airport with how travel is being affected. dawndy and judi---a lot of the trouble being experienced by air travlers has been generated by cancellations in charlotte, which is an airline hub. getting there from here--may be less of a problem over the weekend. getting out of charlotte---hard to predict. this afternoon, no signs of major problems at columbia metro----though a number of flights departing to charlotte, philadelphia and the d-c area had been cancelled. an airport spokeswoman says tomorrow, there still may be problems flying out of charlotte. because today the concern really
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its really more of a wintry mix, maybe some snow, maybe some slush but not really that heavy ice that they're looking at, i'm seeing that they're really going to try to get folks out as soon as they possibly can. but i anticipate that there probably will be a number of delays especially to charlotte, especially to philadelphia, laguardia..northeast areas, dc. you know i'm anticipating that there's still going to be a lot of delays. maybe not as many cancellations though. columbia metro's kaela harmon says one of the best ways to check your flight is by downloading your airline's app because that will get you push notifications on all the latest conditions and possible changes for your flight. live at columbia metro, jack kuenzie wis news ten. we may not be seeing any snow in
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that's not the case everywhere. raycom's felicia bolton continues our team coverage of this winter storm in tennessee. " out here in covington, tennessee this city is quite the winter wonderland . the city got several inches of snow but fortunately they already had a plan in place to maker sure these roads were able to be cleared up before drivers hit the roads . on the street right behind me, you can see the drivers are able move along smoothly . it's still a little slushy on some of the roads our here because of the thick layer of snow that they received. just take a look at my boot right here ! here's an example of how much snow they had out here . if i keep backing up , you can't even see my foot underneath all of this snow. i did speak with the mayor today , he told me they had plows out and other equipment .
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able to move that snow off of the streets and it ended up on the side of the streets . here is an example of how big it was from all of the snow they received just over last night! fortunately they got a lot of snow but not a lot of ice ! reporting from covington, for raycom news network , i'm felicia bolton." more than 70 collisions have been reported today as snow and ice are hitting central north carolina. -many of those collisions happening early in the morning -video: this was in durham on i-85 around noon -section shut down after an suv lost control in front of a fedex tractor trailer -durham police: 18 traffic accidents were reported within he city limits of durham since midnight. -many one vehicle accidents sliding of fthe road ue to icy conditions. no serious injuries reported--continue to monitor the roads. you can get weather updates in
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dowloading the wistvweather app. you can find it in your app store. and the best part...it's free! you can tweet the weather where you live. if you get sleet, snow, a dusting or just a few flurries ... snap photos and post them using #snowis10! you can also check out cancellations and delays by going to wistv.com and clicking on the closings link on our homepage. the walmart in winnsboro was jam packed today as people tried to take advantage of the store's "going out of business" sale. the store will close at the end of the month. it's one of many walmart stores across the country that will shut its doors. the closures will affect 10,000 workers in the u.s. ming up on wis, plenty of people bracing themselves as the storm menaces along the east coast. plus--a snowboarder is caught on
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triggering an avalanche.
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hey, guys, it's annie. now, if you're anything like me, you're always looking for ways to save money, especially when it comes to your weekly grocery trip. well, with walmart every day low prices, saving money while keeping the pantry full... that's easier than you think. in head-to-head shopping, the total at walmart beat that of bi-lo. columbia, the total amount saved at walmart vs. bi-lo was $25.61 on this week's groceries - that's 19%. so head to walmart and see what you
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historic c orm blasts the east coast. cities from the carolinas to the big apple are braced for a blast of winter. brian mooar reports. 39-41 49 1:25 for most of the east coast ... roadways were nowhere to be today ... as a potentially record-breaking, shovelbuster of a storm threatened to make life miserable for more than eighty-five million americans. nashville got an early taste ... the donuts in this stuck truck - far less glazed than the roads ... big wheels were a big help. in charlotte ... the carolina panthers fought the elements to prepare for their nfc championship game sunday night against the arizona cardinals. out-of-town fans may have trouble flying to the game because of ripple effect caused by thousands of flight cancellations. while some were stranded - others escaped to places with better weather. "boston! where there's no snow!!" washington, dc is the expected bullseye for
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feet of snow may fall over the next thirty-six hours. "we have a forecast that i don't think we've had in 90 years." the national mall and monuments closed - along with the rest of the government - and residents were hunkering down. "there's not much to do. we already went grocery shopping for the rest of the week." say for the roads - which won't be seeing the light of day anytime soon. audio outcue: "brian mooar, nbc news, washington." the infamous knickerbocker storm dumped 28 inches of snow on now back to you. periods of rain, some rain heavy at times.
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winter storm warning in effect through
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lancaster, chesterfield counties freezing rain advisory in effect until 2pm today newberry, fairfield, kershaw, lee counties periods of rain, some rain heavy times. northern midlands have the best chance of
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heavy icing due to freezing rain falling through early today, then again tonight. rain will be mixed with light snow northern/central midlandsds tonight and saturday morning not expecting much if any accumulation of snow. however, some icing is likely around columbia metro, high amounts chester north. sunshine by saturday afternoon this is still a developing storm, update will following
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this sunday the panthers will take the field in charlotte for the nfc championship game. right now, bank of america stadium is covered in a blanket of snow. stadium officials are protecting the turf. last night they put a tarp over the field. and despite the snow--the team was out for their normal workout today. a snow plow had to be brought in to clear off the turf at the panther's practice facility. coming up on wis--the iowa primary is days away and the polls are all over the place. we're crunching the numbers and taking a closer look at the race to the white house.
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hey, guys, it's annie. now, if you're anything like me, you're always looking for ways to save money, especially when it comes to your weekly grocery trip. well, with walmart every day low prices, saving money while keeping the papary full... that's easier than you think. in head-to-head shopping, the total at walmart beat that of bi-lo. columbia, the total amount saved at walmart vs. bi-lo was $25.61 on this week's groceries - that's 19%. so head to walmart and see what you could save with their every day low prices. we're 29 days away from south carolina's gop primary, a week later is the democratic vote. but we're just a little over a week away from the iowa caucus- and the polls are a roller coaster. if you look at the real clear politics average of the most recent polls- you've got donald trump
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senator ted cruz- and hillary clinton about three points ahead of senator bernie sanders. but the big poll in iowa- the des moines register poll puts cruz ahead of trump by 3, and narrows the lead clinton has over sanders to just two points. in the midst of hardcore iowa campaigning- donald trump is planning a wendesday night stop in gilbert south carolina. the donald is also rolling out new ads- as are jeb bush and marco rubio- in an effort to get to more voters. with a look at your white house watch, i'm will whitson. manatees are doing the best they can to stay warm during this florida cold snap. dozens of them are huddled together near the florida power and light plant in
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experts say despite the manatees' size, they have very little body fat and cannot tolerate temperatures below 68 degrees for very long. the snow boarder at the center of an online video sensation could be facing criminal charges after he was caught on tape triggering an avalanche in california. the video shows him being buried under the cascading snow of the avalanche...fighting his way to the surface. the sugar bowl resort said wednesday that man was in a "very active avalanche area," which has been closed to the public since 2010. coming up on wis--we'll check in meteorologist ben tanner to see how this winter storm will affect us right here in the midlands. plus--orangeburg county is gearing up for the winter storm. more on their preps for ice next. break thanks for staying with us for the news at 5:30.
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hey, guys, it's annie. now, if you're anything like me, you're always looking for ways to save money, especially when it comes to your weekly grocery trip. well, with walmart every day low prices, saving money while keeping the pantry full... that's easier than you think. in head-to-head shopping, the total at walmart beat that of bi-lo. columbia, the total amount saved at
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on this week's groceries - that's 19%. so head to walmart and see what you could save with their every day low prices. i'm dawndy mercer plank. a winter wonderland is painted up and down much parts of the east coast, including north carolina. plenty of snow is blanketing the roadways in asheville where drivers are
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the midlands isn't seeing any snowflakes, but we have been experiencing plenty of cold rain throughout the day. but will the low temps keep going lower? let's check in with meteorologist ben tanner. periods of rain, some rain heavy at times. northern midlands have the best chance of seeing possible heavy icing due to freezing rain falling through early today, then again tonight. rain will be mixed with light snow tonight and saturday morning not expecting much if any accumulation of snow.
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around columbia m mro, high amounts chester north. sunshine by saturday afternoon this is still a developing storm, update will following during the day. in orangeburg county, crews are geared up and ready to respond. they are not expecting severe heavy icing due to freezing rain falling through early today, then again tonight. rain will be mixed with light snow northern/central midlands tonight and saturday morning not expecting much if any accumulation of snow. however, some icing is likely aroundndolumbia metro, high h
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north. sunshine by saturday afternoon better safe than sorry is the motto orangeburg county leaders are living by this weekend. they are well aware there's a slim chance dangerous weather will move through the area but they say it's all about being proactive rather than reactive. they have 4 locations they call campsites across the county equipped with motor grades, salt, dirt and other machinery. the sites are in neeses, vance, bowman and orangeburg with operators on standby in the event of bad weather. harold young, the county administrator, says their top priority is always keeping everyone safe. "we go through a lot of different things that we've been through, we've dealt with tornadoes, floods, ice
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we're always on standby." young went on to say the office of emergency services will keep a close eye on conditions and open shelters in the event of inclement weather or major power outages. in ththnewsroom, billie jean shaw, wis news 10. 5 pictures of snow in
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the winter weather is impacting this weekend's nfc chamamonship game in charlotte. raycom's steve crump is in the queen city. this is not the center city charlotte that many had hoped for going into the n-f-l championship weekend. restaurants and bars were expected to be busy and full. we are definitely seeing how the snow and ice are impacting events and things connected to the game. today's outdoor pep rally was cancelled and the airport...virtually shut down. we spent some time at charlotte douglas international. that's where we found security check points
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one telling reminder that fans from arizona are having problems getting here is the fact like so many other cities.the word that followed phoenix.is the cord cancelled. travel agents say that fans are scrambling to find airline seats to get here for match up. sot super/rebecca johns creative travel " i have a client who is supposed to be on the red eye from la to charlotte for the game and his flight was cancelled. however, they rebooked him on a 6:30 flight. tomorrow morning, he be here at 3:45. the combination of ice and snow has also impacted the hotel industry here in the updates in the midlands by dowloading the wistvweather app. you can find it in your app store. and the best part...it's free!
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you live. if you get sleet, snow, a dusting or just a few flurries ... snap photos and post them using #snowis10! you can also check out cancellations on wistv.com under the big red 10. after a devastating year because of the flood, south carolina farmers may receive help from the state house. will whitson takes a look at a bipartisan effort to aid farmers. south carolina farmers haven't caught a break from the weather- first with the summer's drought, destroying corn crops and october's flood destroying everything else. with a cold, wet start to 2016- lawmakers are proposing help to the hardest hit- to keep south carolina's biggest industry out of financial trouble. in a short house session thursday, lawmakers introduced the "south carolina farm aid fund". the fund would help farms who
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their crop from natural lawmakers are stepping in with and federal assistance only covers a portion of the total amount of damage done by 2015's richland "it was good to see what i see in the house right now which is a bipartisan effort to do that." the farm aid bill would also create a farm aid board- which wowod create the application process for farmers affected by october's flood. grants given out by the board is equal to 20 percent of the total is looking at the bill. ww wis news 10 as many continue to pick up the pieces after october's unprecedented flood, the state's department of mental alth is aiming to rereh more people in need. the department is applying for a 5 million dollar fema grant to fund more outreach workers. the department has 24 crisis counselors and wants to add 60 more. counselors can refer individuals to mental health professionals, as well as helping them find housing. "we see over 80, 90,000 south carolina citizens as it is now. and we have this capacity now with these
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identify other people that need to come in or service. " the grant needs congressional approval before fema can award it. a new motion has been filed in the trial of michael slager.. the former north charleston police officer charged in the killing of walter scott. slager's attorney has asked for scott's military personnel file be released to the defense. scott served in the coast guard. the motion also asks that those records to be sealed-- in order records. just in: chapin police chief troy crump is responding to reports about his suspension without pay. mayor skip wilson was not specific about the suspension but cited peformance issues as the reason. -crump: mandatory firearms recertification training course: response:
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away from my office for the week of january 11, 2016. prior to attending the training course, i inadvertently failed to communicate my absence from the office to mayor skip wilson. in response, mayor wilson suspended me from my duties for three days, without pay. " crump says he does not believe the sspension without pay was warranted, but he looks forward to resuming his duties as chief of police. looking ahead- the world beer festival in columbia is still going on as scheduled. the 8th annual event will be held at the columbia metropolitan convention on saturday. the beer list includes more than 20 south carolina breweries as well as regional, national and international breweries. for more ticket information, head to wistv.com and click the big red 10. also tomorrow night- the orangeburg consolidated district five education foundation is hosting the first dancing with the orangeburg stars event. the fundraiser will support orangebebg schools and the mission of the educational foundation. local celebrities include
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his wife angela, orangeburg city councilwoman liz keitt and dr. john ross. our own von gaskin will emcee the event and len kiese will serve as judges. for more information on this, we've put a link under the big red 10. coming up on wis, plenty of us are bracing for a winter storm that is bringing low temps. plus--taking a look at the immense scope of the winter storm all the way from space! break
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traffic...winter storm warning in effect through saturday night lancaster, chesterfield counties freezing rain advisory in effect until 2pm today newberry, fairfield, kershaw, lee counties periods of rain, some rain heavy at times. northern midlands have the best chance of seeing possible heavy icing due to freezing r rn falling through early today, then again tonight. rain will be mixed with light snow northern/central midlands tonight and saturday morning not expecting much if any accumulation of snow. however, some icing is likely around columbia metro, high amounts chester north. sunshine by saturday afternoon this is still a developing storm, update will
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chesterfield counties freezing rain advisory in effect until 2pm today newberry, fairfield, kershaw, lee counties periods of rain, some rain heavy at times. northern midlands have the best chance of seeing possible heavy icing due to freezing rain falling through early today, then again tonight. rain will be mixed with light snow northern/central midlands tonight and saturday morning not expecting much if any accumulation of snow. however, some icing is likely around columbia metro, high amounts chester north. sunshine by saturday afternoon this is still a developing storm, update will following during the day. just to give you a scope of the sheer mass of this storm...nasa snapped this pic from space from a satellite. this is the southeaster portion of the united
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you can see the system stretch from the edge of texas all the way up through virginia as it makes its way east. coming up on wis--many of us love to watch our netflix shows, but some of its most loyal customers might have to shell out more cash. plus--battling the ice age in kentucky!
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she reports on the winter storm wreaking havoc. nbc news meteorologist dylan dreyer is making her way up i-81 in virginia toward washington, dc, as the winter storm moves it's way across the southeast and up the atlantic coast. she just filed this as-live in lexington, virginia, on the road conditions she
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amazon-dot-com says it will offer refunds to anyone who bought hoverboards on its website. the move comes amid growing concerns that the two-wheeled balance boards are not safety and fire hazard. the consumer product safety commission is investigating more than three dozen instances of hoverboards smoking or bursting into flames. despite the decision, amazon still sells hoverboards on its site. the video streaming service says its about to raise the monthly subscription fee for many longtime subscribers. people who are now paying $7.99 for the h-d
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they can either pay the same for standard definition service or $2 more for high definition. the news comes as netflix announced that it w has 79-million subscribers. walmart says many of its u.s. workers will get a pay raise next month. the retail giant says every walmart and sam's club employee hired before the start of the year will soon earn at least 10 dollars an hour. more than a million workers will get the pay hike starting february 20th. the ceo of the nation's largest bank is getting a pay raise... despite shareholders' complaints. jamie dimon got his first raise in two years from j-p morgan chase. dimon's base pay is 1- point-5 million dollars... and his cash bonus is five million dollars and his stock bonus is 20-and a half million. coming up on wis--bringing a frozen character to life! a father and daughter in michigan just can't seem to let it go.
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blizzard in denver, and it's full of silly string! break singer mariah carey has a new he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to desesoy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible
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put a ring on it. the today show is reporting carey is engaged to australian billionaire james packer . they were spotted getting cozy with each other on an italian holiday just seven months ago. carey is one of the best- selling musical artists of
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and packer is worth about three-and-a-half billion and is australia's fourth- richest man. to say i-do, miley cyrus is engaged to australian actor liam hemsworth... again. the pair appeareretogether in the 20-10 film "the last song" and got engaged in 20-12. the wedding was called off in late 2013. cyrus was spotted wearing her engagement ring again over the past week. while the east coast braces for a blizzard, a very isolated storm buried one basketball fan in denver last night as the nuggets hosted the memphis grizzlies. the nuggets mascot "rocky" having a little silly string fun with fans...when a grizzlies' fan throws a cup of water on the unsuspecting mountain lion. turns out mountain lions can be vindictive...check out the deluge of silly string dumped on the fan by rocky and some willing participants in the seats. nasa's hubble telescope is
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cluster that is dazzling like diamonds. take a look at these amazing images. nasa says this diamond- like cluster of young stars is five-hundred-thousand years old and includes some of the brightest in the milky way. a michigan family built a giant olaf from disney's "frozen"... towering twelve to thirteen feet tall. they spent almost an entire day last week building the snowman. the father daughter duo have been n ilding giant snowmen for years. at fort campbell, a kentucky soldier took a unique approach to shoveling the snow today, and his wife's video is going viral on facebook. he dressed up as a t-rex and shoveled some snow. the video has been viewed more than a half million times in just a few hours. thanks for joining us for the news at 5. we'll be right back.
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possible heavy icing due to freezing rain falling through early today, then again tonight. the worst of the snow may be missing the midlands but "ice"
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tonight. we'll head out to kershaw county live. plus, airline travelers face thousands of flight cancellations and delays up and down the east coast. and they're hitting the midlands too. good evening and welcome to the news at six. i'm charles molineaux. thanks for joining us this evening. i'm judi gatson. just in to the newsroom, all midlands technical college campuses will be closed tomorrow. and all sat testing orginally schedules for tomorrow is rescheduled for february 20th. to get all the closings go to wistv-dot-com. wis is tracking the impact of this weather system across the midlands. first lets send it to meteorolgist ben tanner to get the bigger picture of the
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