tv News 13 Early Edition 530am ABC January 25, 2016 5:30am-6:00am EST
because of snow-covered roads. a big concern this morning... slick roads. we have live team coverage on the latest conditions. we begin with ingrid allstaedt in the sky watch 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 3 3 be careful of black ice if you have to get out this morning. news 13's lauren brigman continues our live team coverage from the intersection of hendersonville and long shoals road.
3 the winter storm caused three deaths in the upstate. the bodies of an elderly couple were found in their home in greenville. authorities say cause of death was carbon monoxide poisoning. the couple lost power during the storm friday night and put a generator in their garage. also in greenville county, a car hit and killed a pedestrian. officials say the victim was walking along a road when the driver slid on a patch of ice and struck him. 3
traffic trouble on i-26 in buncombe county. it happened near the brevard road exit, close to the asheville outlets. authorities say the truck was hauling salt when it blew a tire and slammed into a guardrail. no one was hurt in the crash but one lane of the interstate was closed for a time. it is back open now. 3 3 in henderson county, high winds brought down a tree that nearly crushed a disabled man in his home. the tree was completely uprooted. johnny bland, who recently had neck surgery, was sitting in a chair when the tree fell on the roof right over him. 3 2:12 had my feet propped up all of a sudden i heard cover the roof start cracklin crumblin, cover 2:34 i was underneath it underneath the limbs and yonder )cover 2:50 and i had to finally climb from under there and crawl back into the kitchen just to get out from under there) bland's daughter, who was on the other side of the trailer, made it out safely as well. the red cross is now helping the family as bland looks for 3 3 this morning... dozens of states will attempt to get
powerful snowstorm paralyzed the mid-atlantic and northeast. the snowfall was historic. a bird's-eye view from this drone, flying high above baltimore provides a snapshot of just how much snow fell. new jersey is also facing a major flooding issue . chunks of ice and feet of water lined the streets as many homes were submerged under water. more than 14-thousand flights were cancelled as a result of the 3 3 a massive backup on the pennsylvania turnpike that began on friday night left drivers stuck for days. finally last night both lanes were reopened. the back up began friday night around 8:30, when a tractor trailer jack-knifed on the turnpike, stopping traffic. the red cross opened three shelters and put up 216 people overnight. local residents also joined in. one family even delivered food to a group of teenagers on a bus headed to michigan. 3 "they've just been almost in
just been amazing. it's always a good feeling inside when people are happy because of what you did." even though everyone is safe, turnpike officials say they will be doing an extensive review of how crews handled the situation. 3 3 3 a missing buncombe county teenager has been found. buncombe county deputies say 17-year-old shira miller, of weaverville, was found yesterday safe and in good condition. she was reported missing on saturday. 3 3 3 new this morning... severe turbulence injures seven passengers and forces an american airlines jet to make an emergency landing in candada. ambulances and paramedics were waiting on the tarmac with stretchers when american airlines flight 206 landed. the flight was headed from miami to milan, italy. three flight attendants and four passengers were hospitalized. so far, there is no word on how severely they were hurt. 3 3 key endorsements played out in the presidential race this weekend. with a week to go before the first big contest the candidates are making thier final push in iowa.
3 with the iowa caucuses fast approaching......the presidential primary campaign is seeing key endorsements and confident rhetoric on both sides.the des moines register saturday endorsed hillary clinton for the democrats... ...and marco rubio on the republican side.(sen. marco rubio/(r) presidential candidate) "well we're pleased obviously, anytime we can get people to ratify what our campaign is about."a day later clinton picked up another endorsement from the bososn globe.conservative voice glenn beck endorsed ted cruz. meanwhile, donald trump raised eyebrows with this comment about the loyalty of his supporters. (donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate) "did you ever see that? where i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters okay? it's like incredible." the billionaire businessman gave a far more cordial response to news that former new york mayor michael bloomberg is considering an independent white house bid. (donald trump) i'd love to have him come in cause i love the competition frankly, i mean it would be great if bloomberg came in.clinton, brushing off any notion that she would feel threatened by a bloomberg run.(hillary he said is, if i didn't get the nomination, he might consider it. well, i'm going to relieve him of that and get the nomination so he doesn't
sanders, using it to further his populist message(senator bernie sanders) "if donald trump became the republican candidate who's a multibillionaire and michael bloomberg became the independent candidate who's a multibillionaire and it will tell people what i have been saying for a long time is that this country is moving away from democracy to oligarchy." i'm reid binion, reporting 3 3 3 we have an early bird gets the wiwigiveaway this morning! asheville restaurant week continues through this thursday. and we are giving away two 50 dollar gift certificates to modesto. go to facebook dot com slash news 13 to enter. we will announce two winners just before seven this morning. 3 3 3 3 the worst of the storm is over, now it is time for fun. coming up... we are taking a look at viewer pictures. 3 whether it's the commercials, the halftime show, or the food at the parties--today in facebook feedback we want to know: what is your favorite part of the super bowl? head to the wlos facebook page and weigh in. we'll share some of
3 it's 5:xx. let's take a look at business headlines. the dow was up 210 points friday to close at 16 thousand 93. the nasdaq was up 119 points to end trading at 45-91. 3 3 now let's take a look at today's business headlines across the web.3 cheap oil is causing mayhem in global stock markets. the dow is off to its worst start to a year ever. with that backdrop, any euphoria over low oil prices is questionable. oil companies
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the snow. jill beaman sent us this one of her son snow tubing in flat rock. 3 pamela kowalski snapped this shot of some u-n-c-a engineering students... building an igloo in their front yard. 3 haven jenkins sent us this shot of a star wars-themed snowman from asheville. 3 in honor of the big panthers game in charlotte... adam johnson made this cam newton snow man in black mountain. if you'd like to send us your pictures... just log on the facebook... and share them to our wlos page... or send them to pics at wlos dot com. 3 3 3 3 here is a look at what you can expect for the next three days. 3
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>>holly: 5:56. welcome back. our took page is flooded with viewer pictures and videos of the storm. >>jay: lisa sent us pictures of her sledding, she looks like she is enjoying it. >>ingrid: you can send it to our facebook page. thank you so much for sharing. we got some great photos over the weekend. >>holly: that is adorable there. >>jay: it is. >>ingrid: we show 20s in asheville. the wind is calm at the moment but it's a slick start.
but a chance for a light wintry mix later this week. i will tell you when coming up. >> >>lauren: secondary roads across buncombe county are still pretty messy this morning. you have ice and snow on many of them. we are live in asheville next with the latest look on road conditions. >>holly: open for business. all the different tools city workers had to use to clear out about a foot of snow from downtown asheville. >> >>jay: and how one driver was
stuck on icy >>holly: emily sent us this great video of sledding down a hill. >>jay: not a bad way to get the rush. sliding down the hill. >>holly: so long as nobody's coming down that road. >>jay: yeah. and what's at the end of the road? there are no trees or poles. >>holly: it's a pretty safe spot, considering. in any case, adults are getting a chance to enjoy the snow today. there are a lot of closures scrolling across your screen. >>jay: though the snow is gone, we are feeling the impacts. we have live team coverage if you hit the roads this morning, lets eat start with ingrid in the skywatch weather center. >>ingrid: yesterday many of us did go above freezing but we are back, we have the refreezing occurring and we have black ice and this is a good example in black mountain.
but still, the wind and the cold weather this morning making it tricky once again to head out. a lot of folks have been cooped up all weekend, heading back to work, maybe unfamiliar with what your neighborhood looks like. so, please, give yourself extra time. 20s from cullowhee to forest city, franklin, lake toxaway and weaverville. here are good new, back to the 40s by lunchtime, that will help with more snow to melt but it will take a while. coming up in my full forecast, we will talk more about how warm we will be this week, and also weather. back over to you. >>jaclyn: ingrid, dispatchers in haywood, jackson, mitchell county, mcdowell county, rutherford, and yancey county, so basically every where mentioned their back roads are especially slick, but as lauren mentioned this morning of course this applies to all the counties in our coverage area. so, of course, use caution on side roads every where this morning.