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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 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. a winter weather advisory has just been issued in
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there's been a light dusting of snow in whitmire already. our chad mills is there chad. i'm live in whitmire where there's been a light dusting of snow. the roads also starting to get slick. snow is expected late tonight which could result in patches of ice. making bridges and overpasses dangerous this will make travel difficult. county officials say if you don't have to be out and about, please stay home. in whitmire, chad mills, wis news 10. right now icy conditions are
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kershaw county. let's check in with our mike
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us now from bethune with more. judi, charles it's been a wet day to say the least in this section of kershaw county. the concern at this hour is power outages, as ice is building on several trees. earlier today, the conditions were enough for slush to form on some roadways according to county officials. ice also started building on several trees. county officials say they've been in touch with crews at duke power and other companies in this area. they say crews are on standby to restore power quickly if it goes out. none the less they say they want people to be
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gene faulkenberry emergency management "if people have their kits in their homes or have other relatives they can go to to stay with.relatives.or if you know older people that you need to check on ..possibly move them in your house..if you have power i suggest doing that for right now." for public work crews around kershaw county more work is expected through the weekend. officials are continuing to watch the chance of snow going into tomorrow morning. they're also the further danger of icy roads going into sunday --- as the temperatures get even colder. live in bethune, mike desumma, wis news we're continuing to monitor the storm as it moves up the east coast: washington dc under a blizzard warning as the storm continues to move north. -85 million americans up the east coast are bracing for the storm -in charlotte, the carolina panthers are fighting the elements prepping for the nfc championship game sunday--many arizona fans unable
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charlotte airport. -but dc is expected to see the brunt of this snow with more than two and a half feet of snow falling over the next 36 hours. -the mayor saying that they're seeing a forecast that they haven't seen in 90 years. in the columbia area, there are no significant power outages to report--the closest outages are in greenville/anderson--almo st 12,000 duke energy customers wtihout power. over in florence, over 6,000 without power. ice and snow have frozen air travel up and down the eastern seaboard. here in the carolinas, the airline hub at charlotte has been at a standstill much of the day. and that along with cancellations in other parts of the northeast have had a ripple effect in the midlands. jack kuenzie is live at columbia metro airport with an update. charles and judi---columbia metro is an oasis of calm
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happening in airports like reagan national, laguardia, philly and of course charlotte. travelers checking the arrivals and departures board here will find cancellations involving all those destinations----and delays at many others. charlotte is a problem---and connections there have been affecting thousands. among them cory ort of dallas---who told us a few minutes ago he's'seen re- routed a couple of times and ended up here as he tries to get home for his son's hockey game. i'm trying to get back to dallas. q what's the word on your flight? it's going to be delayed until about 8:30. it was orginally supposed to be 7:00. q how much of a a oblem is that for you? figuring i was originally starting out in myrtle beach, trying to ge to charlotte and dallas and now having to come into columbia to try to get to
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of a chaotic day. again, it appears likely that chaos will continue into saturday with regard to charlotte. a spokeswoman for columbia metro says that situation could clear up a lot it will be helpful she says for travelers to use their airline apps to get the latest information on their mobile devices. live at columbia metro jack kuenzie wis news ten. this weather is impacting people across the palmetto state and the entire east coast. coming up after the break, meteorologist ben tanner will check out what happens to your weekend
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winter storm warning in effect through saturday night lancaster, chesterfield counties freezing rain advisororin effect until 2pm today newberry, fairfield, kershaw, lee counties periods of rain, some rain heavy at times. northern midlands have the best
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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.
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around columbia metro, high amounts chester north. sunshine by saturday afternoon this is still a developing storm, update will following during the day. 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 at times. northern midlands have the best chance of seeing possible heavy icing due to freezing rain 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.
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did nothing wrong when they shot a man last summer. donnie hare and andrew ellison shot and injured michael jones at a wychwood road home in july. they say they responded to a domestic dispute, jones wouldn't cooperate and they tasered him, then he pointed a rifle at them so they shot him. jones has since been charged with second- degree criminal domestic violence. now, the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms is investigating the
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many in the midlands would agree---more rain is the last thing we need right now. that is especially true in areas hard hit and still recovering from october's floods. nearly four months since the historic rain and flooding, many homes in the neighborhoods close to lake katherine remain vacated and in various stages of repair. despite today's rainy frigid weather---the work goes on to fix those homes. news ten's jack kuenzie found workers battling the elements around a home being elevated to meet fema standards on old neck road. "we're doing a project down the street, this one and one across the lake here. and three or four more around here. q but this weather doesn't stop you from doing it? well it doesn't stop my guys and if they're willing to come in, i'm willing for them to work. q does this saturated ground create a problem for you? you know in some instances it has, but here this ground has dried out pretty well and we're in
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contractor arthur suggs says normally he has three to five projects underway---but right now, he's handling 15. about half of them are flood-related. orangeburg county farmers say they are happy to here lawmakers are working on a way to help them recover from the floods. our billie jean shaw was in branchville today today is just another example of how rainfall continues to impact farmers in the palmetto state four months after the flood. thursday lawmakers introduced a bill titled the "south carolina farm aid fund" which will offer financial assistance to farmers who lost at least 40 percent of their crop from the natural disaster. harry wimberly, a branchville farmer was ecstatic to learn the news. wimberly owns hundreds of acres of crops including cotton, soybeans and peanuts. he sasa the flood caused about 500-thousand dollars in damage. he hoping lawmakers pull
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bill. "as you can see behind me beans i didn't cut, peanuts hadn't been dug so the farm bill will greatly help us. it's another tool where we've all have come together for one common goal." wimberly tells me he did have farm insurance which only covered a third of the damage. the bill is now in front of the house ways and means committee if approved it will then go to the house floor. in the newsroom, billie jean shaw, wis news 10. a prime spot in lexington got the green light from the town's planning commission this week. developers plan to add a development at sunset boulevard and palmetto park boulevard that would include stores like fresh market and hobby lobby. mayor steve macdougall says the development will have access to a major intersection with timed lights, alleviating congestion.
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concerned about how that will affect traffic, but others are excited for the growth. coming up in sports... we highlight usc's michael carrera's... career year... on the basketball court. plus... practicing in the snow. the panthers take on the winter weather... as they prepare for sunday's big game. sports is next.
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from home at tennessee. the 24th ranknk gamecocks take on the vols for a noon tip tomorrow. in that showdown... senior michael carrera looks to continue to build upon his strong senior campaign. he's already matched last year's total for field goals made in a far. carrera says his improvement on the floor... starts with his willingness to lead. carrera: "leadership i've been pretty good. trying to help everybody on the court and off the court. i know sometimes i can be a little
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on the court. it's how i am. a little too passionate. i love to win. i think this is the year we have the opportunity to keep winning." the usc women also play on the road this weekend. second ranked carolina... state in starkville on sunday. this match up highlights one of six ranked opponents the gamecocks will face over the next seven games. a difficult stretch for any through. today... coach dawn staley said she doesn't discuss the schedule players. the only thing staley emphasized more than usual... how big the game against the bulldogs truly is... since they only face them once in the regular season. staley: "they need an understand of tie breakers and teams you only play once and make sure that you win that particular basketball game. i think that's on our players minds. just continue to win." over in the queen city... the carolina panthers dealt with the winter weather...
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prepare for sunday's nfc championship game. today at practice... coach ron rivera put the team thru their normal friday workout in ite of the snowy conditions. they had to bring out the snow plows to clear off the turf field at the practice facility. rivera saying afterwards he was really happy with the way the team practiced with great energy... and great focus. the big news though... panthers defensive end jared allen is out for the championship game against arizona with a broken bone in his foot. he practiced yesterday in hopes of being able to play through the pain. allen told reporters today he absolutely thinks he could play... however... coach ron rivera opted to sit him. winter storm warning in effect
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developing news tonight. a major snow emergency. big cities and airports shutting
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now hours from bearing
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