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3 snow is covering this patio in waynesville. mary suttles sent this photo to our facebook page. you can see how hard the snow is coming down on the truck too. 3 3 roads are a mess. multiple wrecks are being reported in nearly every mountain county at this hour. our team has been out for hours this morning monitoring conditions as the snow continues to pile up. but we begin with ingrid allstaedt in the sky watch weather center. 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 3 3 3 3 3
3 here's a look at the big picture in henderson county.. there are wrecks, disabled vehicles and lane closures between the 64 lane closures vehicles and disabled wrecks, disabled vehicles and lane closures between the 64 and the south carolina border. *there are a few minor weather related wrecks scattered across mcdowell county d-o-t is out treating i-
fort and black mountain. take you need to travel this stretch of i-40. *the roads are a mess in swain county.. there is a disabled semi around the 9400 block of highway 19. *we have all the problem spots listed by county on wlos dot com i'm jaclyn deaugustino with this on-time you by the wired mouse computer solutions. 3 3 200 trucks and 300 workers are coming in from power companies in florida to help duke energy during the storm. jeff brooks, with duke energy, says it does not take much ice to weight down tree limbs. and just a half inch of ice can bring a power line down. duke says people need to be prepared to outages that could last days. 3 jeff brooks - duke energy - spokes person 11:50:11 this is a scenario where you could see your power out for more than a day. the last storms last year we saw two and three day outages for some of our customers. if you lose power during the storm... call duke energy to report the outage at
1-800-769-37-66. and i have the duke outage map pulled up right now, macon county has about a hundred outages and the upstate has about 60. 3 3 haywood e-m-c says it is ready for the winter storm. the utility says contract crews from as far away as ohio are expected to arrive this morning to start restoring power should the need arise. officials also say vehicles are fueled and stocked. 3 3 this massive storm has already frozen air travel, with more than four thousand flights cancelled so far. united airlines is suspending all flights at washington- dullas international and other regional airports starting this afternoon. asheville and charlotte have numerous cancellations as well. 3 3 250 jobs are leaving asheville. sitel announced it will close its asheville location on hendersonville road. the company says it is because the needs of their clients have changed... and that it is not a reflection of the performance at that location. sitel says it will offer relocation bonuses and employement for qualified employees, but the company is still trying to figure out how
3 49:50 "this really is unfortunate, and we've had a good relationship with the asheville community and we're very disappointed to have to make this announcement. we're gonna do, as i said before, all we can to help our folks" (16)3 (16) sitel will close july 30th.. but the employees may only be there through may. the company's knoxville office will then takeover the work. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 here's a live picture of what's going on in asheville right now. 3
3 raymond trembley sent us this photo from high vista... he says they have gotten four and a half to five inches.and mark arrington posted this photo from west asheville... saying he has three inches of snow there. 3 3 3 these conditions are causing multiple wrecks across the mountains. jaclyn a-p-d is shutting down sand hill road now because of a new wreck. sand hill road is closed at shelburn road right now a car slid off the roadway into a powerpole there are different lines down in the roadway.. stay away from this area.. there's no word when it will
was up 115 points yesterday to close at 15-thousand-882. the nasdaq was up less than a point yesterday to close at 44-72. 3 3 now let's take a look at today's business headlines across the web. walmart broke the law by firing workers who protested outside its headquarters in 2013, a labor judge ruled on thursday. an administrative law judge ordered walmart (wmt) to give 16 workers their jobs back and pay them for the time they went without work. some of illinois' neediest college students are falling victim to the state's budget mess. the money for grants awarded to low-income students is tied up while democratic lawmakers continue to hash it out with a republican governor over the state's financial mess -- seven months after a budget was due. travelers kept tsa on its toes in 2015. the transportation security administration intercepted a record 2,653 guns in carry-on luggage during 2015. and more than 82% of those weapons were loaded. the guns were found at
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>>jay: a new york college student creates i. v. bags with superhero covers to let l pup patients atese. >>holly: he says it's a simple paper sleeve that transformed the room into the opportunity for them to get superpowers. >>ingrid: hospital supervisors said 100% of them felt better after it was installed. it will soon be installed at 100 new york city hospitals. >>holly: sometimes it's the simple things. >>ingrid: a lot of folks loving the snow this morning. lot of folks not so much, depending upon if you are off work or not. 29 degrees in asheville right now, than snow continues to
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