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>> couldn't he have just hours a major snow storm is expected to hit the mountains. this is video of snow at soco gap in haywood county. you might say it is just a small taste of what is to come. 3 3 many schools and daycares are closed for another day today...they are scrolling across the bottom of your screen. and this morning... we are also looking ahead at what you need to know to prepare for the next round. ice and up to a foot of snow are expected in some places. we have live team coverage this morning ahead of the storm. we begin with ingrid allstaedt who is standing by in our weather center, ingrid? good morning. here is a look at current conditions across the region. your day planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7-day forecast for both the mountains and upstate. 3 3
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3 now is the time to get ready for that next winter storm that's coming tomorrow. news 13's lauren brigman continues our live team coverage from weaverville. lauren, what can you do to prepare in case you lose power? there are things to make sure you have on hand... 3 3 like plenty of water, and non-3 perishable food and first aid supplies.if you take prescription medications, make sure those are easily accessible.flashlights and extra batteries are a must. secondary heat source is beneficial.monitor forecast on
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radiohave a plan to move yourself and family to an alternate location if need be. 3 right now in weaverville we are seeing a light mix falling.... travel of course is not advised in adverse weather conditions... but if you must be on the roads also have an emergency kit like this. i'll show you what to have inside that kit, at 5... live in weaverville, lauren brigman news 13 3 3 cities in the mountains are busy getting ready for the expected snow and ice. the hendersonville department of public works has applied brine to high priority streets including by the hospital. since only a dusting of snow fell, the city is focused on friday and what they can do to be ready before the storm hits. 3 "we'll just continue to watch the weather forecast and see what they're predicting to come our way. if need be we'll
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not we'll just make sure that all our snow equipment, the plows and the trucks are fueled up, they're running." 3 other areas the city will focus on include pre-treating parking lots at government buildings and the fire department. bridges are also a priority since they freeze faster than roads. 3 3 stay with news 13 for complete team coverage on-air and online of the coming storm. we will post any updates to the forecast on wlos dot com. you can also go there to sign up for text alerts for weather and school closings. we will also post updated information to our facebook and twitter pages. 3 3 the national weather service expects up to two feet of snow in the mid-atlantic region through this weekend. reid binion tells us how this weather is wreaking havoc. 3 (tom sater) "this one's going to be one for the record books."tens of millions of people are bracing for impact, as a massive winter storm is forcast for the east coast.the enourmous system... ...following severe weather already slamming communities
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nation's capital (mos sot) "it was pretty rough driving home it took him an hour to get four miles."icy conditions -- causing upwards of 160 accidents across virginia... ....and wreaking havoc on d-c roads.even president obama had to fight traffic.......after weather conditions kept marine one grounded....but forecasters say the current freeze is nothing compared to the friged blast set to hit the east coast fridaythe mid-atlantic appears to be the target......with washington at the bullseye."this is going to be a colossal storm for the nation's capital."witit blizzard conditions expected and predictions of up to 30" of snow, this storm could set recordslikely dwarfing recent storms.......and perhaps even surpassing the devastating and deadly knickerbocker storm of 1922.with the threat stretching up the eastern seaboard, stores are struggling to keep shelves people load up on food......and supplies ranging from ice snow blowers........ and snow shovels...(sot worker) "our emergency command center makes sure we're always fully stocked for times like this. i'm reid binion, reporting 3
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3 weather is to blame for a car accident that killed an illinois corrections officer. it happened on an interstate, south of mount vernon. the victim was 22-year-old adam conrad of sandoval. he was transporting a 17-year-old prisoner when he lost control of his vehicle due to icy conditions. the van spun into oncoming traffic and was hit by a semi-truck. the crash blocked the interstate for hours and hundreds of drivers were stuck in the gridlock. 3 "we were frustrated but more than anything, i was just thankful to be in the position i was rather than be the family members at home that were going to be getting a phone call that their family members were involved the accident." the 17-year-old prisoner survived the accident, but is hospitalized with injuries. 3 3 family and friends of two o missing students gathered at a beach in california to reflect. the search started monday evening when a group of people got stuck on the rocks. rescue crews say a large wave came and knocked three into the ocean. one made it back safely but the other two were swept out to sea. 3 1:11- 1:21 "we are asking the
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anyone to please...would god help us. show us what we can. we are doing our best." 3 some cried, others just gazed into the ocean. they talked about the great character these two young students possessed. and say the search was called off too soon. 3 3 the search continues for a two-year-old boy who disappeared last week in tennessee. noah chamberlin disappeared january 14-th while he and his family walked in the woods near his home. authorities say they have a few leads in the disappearance, and they believe the boy may still be alive in the woods. the chester county sheriff says it is quite possible the two-year-old traveled a good distance. 3 3 3 the michigan state house approved 28-million dollars in emergency funding for the water crisis in flint. flint's mayor says costs to undo the damage could reach one- point-five billion dollars. the city's water problem began in 20-14, when the state temporarily switched the city's water source to save money. experts found the water to be highly corrosive and
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3 health advocacy groups are collecting signatures for a california ballot initiative that would raise the cigarette tax by two dollars. the measure would place equivalent taxes on tobacco products including e-cigarettes. the state superintendent joined local lawmakers in announcing the initiative in sacramento yesterday. health advocates say the goal isn't to increase tax revenue, but decrease tobacco use. 3 43-56 "if you raise the price of cigarettes, people smoke less. people respond to price, in particular, young people don't start. so, to a large extent, what we are trying to do is to dis-incent young people from ever starting smoking." the new tax revenue would be put into cancer and medical research. 3 3 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 safe and a fire hazard. the consumer product safety commission is investigating more than three dozen instances of hoverboards
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flames. experts are also urging users to wear safety gear, as some falls can be serious. 3 3 3 3 pee herman is returning to the screen.where you can catch his new series. 3
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3 time for this morning's see it, shoot it, send it picture. this photo comes to us from kayla davis. her dog, "baylo," seems to be enjoying the snow. you can send us your pictures and video too. just log on to w-l-o-s dot com. or e-mail them to pics at w-l-o-s dot com. 3 3 the time is now 4:xx. a cockatoo is very agitated... and is letting everyone know. you can catch the clip...
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3 it's now 4:xx.3 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3 3 3 3 star wars fans are going to have to wait longer for the new movie. when disney plans to release the 8-th installment. 3
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3 3 in this morning's the buzz, democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is airing his dirty laundry. he is admitting he owns too many sweaters and washes his own clothes. the 74-year-old opened up about his home life to "people" magazine. in the article, sanders' family says he likes things simple and does his own work around the house. the latest issue of the magazine is out tomorrow. 3 get out your red bow tie! pee-wee herman is back and he's going on vacation! netflix has released the first teaser for -- "pee-wee's big holiday." the character played by paul known for the '80s children's television series "pee-wee's playhouse." little is known about the film. pee-wee's big holiday premieres march 18th on netflix. 3 "justice judy"? that is right, nearly 10-percent of college graduates surveyed in a poll believe judith sheindlin, known on t-v as "judge judy," serves on the supreme court. that's according to a poll by the american council of trustees and alumni. the huffington post says the study is
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was listed on the multiple choice question by her lesser-known real name, not her famous t-v moniker of "judge judy." 3 "i was raised to do one thing. i've got nothing to fight for."3 you will have to wait a little longer for the next "star wars" film to hit the big screen. disney says "star wars: episode eight" will be released in december, 20-17. it was originally scheduled for release seven months earlier. disney did not give a reason for the postponement. the current "star wars" film, "the force awakens", was originally planned for a summer 20-15 release, but was moved to last month. 3 3 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. in our next half hour we'll talk more about what to expect in the next 7-
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3 sarah palin is defending her son's domestic violence arrest. the u-s leader she's now blaming and why she says it is not her son's fault. 3
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3 it's 4:xx it's t-m-z time. jay, sarah palin is laying blame on someone else for her son's arrest? that is right. she is defending her son, track palin, saying president 3 obama, abandoned him. palin says track is a combat veteran who is suffering from p-t-s-d. track was arrested for domestic violence, and accused of punching and kicking his girlfriend. as a result of track's arrest, palin says she can now relate to other families of vets who feel abandoned by their commander in chief. former soprano star jamie-lynn sigler is battling multiple sclerosis or m-s. she's now going public about the disease after having it for more than a decade. sigler says she was actually diagnosed at age 19, right in the middle of the hit h-b-o show's run. she says the disease prevents her from
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pinkett 3 smith is starting to catch heat for adorning her living room with what appears to be some sort of ivory tusk. but t-m-z says it is as fake as a big foot. t-m-z reports there are actually 2 of them -- they are ceramic and hollow. for the record, it is illegal to buy and sell elephant tusks. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. here are your up next.. we'll talk about what to expect in the extended forecast. 3 3 3 3 coming up in our next half hour, asheville is looking for a consultant to help come up with a downtown parking plan. what's expected to be part of the plan. 3
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