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if you don't sign up this year, your fines will likely skyrocket under the affordable care act. >> tammy: ashlea, they're helping folks sign up and they'll be open all weekend long. >> ashlea: absolutely. we're urging folks to get in touch here over the next 72 hours. they're going to try to fit everyone in. if you think you might be interested in accessing the help of some folks here of pisgah legal services in guiding you through open enrollment processes, they say give them a call. website. only 15% of people who are uninsured know that the deadline to enroll is this weekend. their schedule is packed these next few days with folks getting in under the wire. >> melissa was a nice young woman who came in and took a look at some of the plans and she came up with a plan that's costing her $7 a month.
the reason she came in is her dad told her she needed to come in and get health insurance. >> ashlea: if you don't sign up for health insurance, many are going to pay for it this year. the minimum fine is going to about double in 2016. so it's going to be about $700. a lot of folks won't realize it until tax season comes and you see that fine. the deadline for enrollment is sunday at midnight. i'm ashlea surles, news 13. >> tammy: an asheville man pleaded guilty to kidnapping and assault on a female. he was ordered to register as a sexual offender. hugo will be subject to satellite monitoring for the rest of his life. he assaulted the victim at a transit center.
made in buncombe county. dillon sutels has been charged. last night the deputy spotted the car he used in the attempted robbery at georgia's deli. deputies charged a former prison guard with having sex with inmates. he was fired with the sbi first began looking in to allegations last year. ala surrendered to authorities after being indicted by a grand jury on six counts of sexual offense with a prisoner. >> tammy: authorities say 43-year-old turned himself in. he along with two others escaped jail a week ago after cutting a hole in a metal grate. a woman who taught english to one of the inmates has been arrested as an accessory to the escape. >> we don't really know what her mindset was. she's provided some information.
has not. we are still pursuing that and trying to obtain more information from her. >> tammy: investigators say the teacher knew he provided the men with google earth maps. but she denies providing tools. >> frank: amanda knox's boyfriend is both spent about four years in italian prisons. an appeals court reversed the decision citing a lack of evidence and both were set free. >> tammy: looking forward to the weekend because it is the weekend but also the weather, right? >> frank: if we can get the wind out, it will be nice. >> jason: and we are working on
i think we'll take the wind if it's milder. 41 degrees looking down on the cataloochee ski area. there's still some natural snow left on top of the bald. radar and satellite nothing left to track right now. cloud free conditions across the carolinas at this hour. north wind at 13 in asheville. a lot of these winds will begin to relax significantly after sunset. look for a quick drop in temperature when that wind dives off more quickly. temperatures in the mid 40s. upper 40s south. still upper 40s and even low 60s in the upstate. they had highs about 15 to 20 degrees in the mountains. down to freezing at nine. in asheville, sub-freezing by 11.
we'll talk about that wonderful weekend and how warm it will be. stick around. >> frank: artspace charter school got a boost today in its efforts to the supermarket chain presented the school with a check worth over $2,000 in cash and supplies that included 90 cases of school supplies like paper and pencils, available immediately. >> we feel so incredibly supported by this community. it has been non-stop overwhelming support really since the day of the flood. we're very grateful. >> frank: the school has raised more than $50,000 in donations. all the children are back in their classrooms following the december 29th disaster. >> tammy: a new free program in yancey county will make senior
it will make sure that the elderly and disabled adults who live alone are checked on daily. if the subscriber doesn't answer, the sheriff's office will make contact with a family member. if they cannot make contact, the deputy will visit their home. visit wlos.com to learn how to sign up. >> frank: proof of real compassion. right now let's check in with jaclyn in the on time traffic center. >> tammy: jaclyn, there are lines down on fair view road. >> jaclyn: crews are heading out to the scene to fix that problem. it is probable that traffic lights will be out. if you are driving in that area, remember to use those intersect sections as a four-way stop. i-240 west bound is a problem
are seeing stop and go traffic between merrimon avenue and i-240. an earlier wreck here on smoky park highway is still in progress. a vehicle overturned on pisgah highway. we do have a wrecker on the scene. it should be out of the roadway in the next 10-15 minutes. that's a look at your on time traffic report brought to you by debruhl's used car superstore. >> tammy: panthers fans made sure the team got a big send off. the players, top cats, the percussion drumline. the panthers leave for california this weekend. they play the denver broncos next sunday in levi stadium in santa clara california. >> frank: that looked more like a rock concert going on there. >> tammy: sorry i missed that.
are heading to san francisco next weekend. news 13's zack green joins us live now in the studio. zack, this trip could break the bank. >> zack: yeah. after seeing the numbers, you have to be ready to shell out the big bucks to get all the way to the big game. >> this is our ninth super bowl. >> zack: this is the first time time for sports owner bobby hoover has seen the panthers in the big game. >> you sell a lot of tags. you sell a lot of laniards. anything that will go on a car. we've never had a team sell as much merchandise as the panthers. >> zack: fans want to go to the game yet there always seems to be a but at the end of their answer. >> would you like to go to the game? >> absolutely. >> but? >> but i can't afford it. >> zack: just how expensive are the tickets?
>> 300-400. >> zack: grab a space with a little more luxury for a measly $289,000. that's just to get a seat. what about flights? >> they would cost a tremendous amount to send a family. >> zack: google flights has a round trip for $715. if you're in a hurry, take a direct flight to san francisco just shy of $1,400. to go from downtown asheville all the way to san francisco is going to be upwards of 40 hours. and look at this, nearly 2600 miles of driving. all the while, you need some place to sleep. hotels.com has rooms around a grand. but get them quick because prices are skyrocketing. these prices are per night. so how many viewers are cashing in on the game?
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you're watching news 13 with tammy watford, frank fraboni, chief meteorologist jason boyer, and on time traffic with jaclyn deaugustino. this is news 13 at 5:30. >> frank: stocks on wall street made another big day of gains. the dow up 396 closing at 16,466. nasdaq picked up 107 and finished the day at 4613.
his latest push to advance equal pay for women. >> frank: he's proposing a new rule that will require companies to the companies to have 100 or more employees. the administration says the rule will help aid . >> tammy: a recall alert now. apple is recalling millions of power adapters because they could cause an electrical shock. the plugs in question were shipped between 2003 and 2015 with macs and other apple devices. apple says they'll explain the plugs for free at any apple store or any apple service provider.
after walmart couldn't keep her sweet potato pie on the shelves. franklin says she hasn't tasted labelle's desserts but said ms. patty is going to have to move hers. . >> tammy: bloomberg reported that zuckerberg's wealth soared by $6 billion just yesterday alone. that is 6 billion. facebook reported a stellar quarter with record revenue. zuckerberg's . >> frank: just a college idea. >> tammy: i know. and he's so young and everything. >> frank: amazeing stuff. the weekend is looking amazing. >> jason: we can't even put a
47 degrees for the high temperature today. that put us one degree shy of the average. we started out just a little bit above average. pretty average day. the wind didn't help much. that wind will diminish tonight. and we're going to see warmer weather went out over the weekend. how warm, though? will it be shorts and t-shirts? i know tammy is thinking about
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tonight in most cases. that's the good news. will it go completely calm? maybe for a little while in asheville. there's 6 o'clock in the morning. starting to kick the winds up by late morning. some of the ridge t tops could see wind speeds. but i don't see the gusts like i had today where they were 25 and closer to 30 miles per hour. one thing that's going to also go up will be the rain chances. 30% chances of showers monday. those will be very isolated. it looks like 60% chance of rain come tuesday here in asheville. mountains. you're chances will go up even higher. 40% chance monday for scattereded showers. tuesday at 70%. clear skies with a north-northwest wind. that puts our wind chill down to 38 degrees. layer up tonight. high pressure is dominating the east coast from the carolinas all the way down to the gulf. this is going to slide east
when it does that, our wind begins to turn from north to south. our winds will continue to pump up some mild temperatures not only this weekend, right in to next week. notice this front doesn't even get close to us. we start to develop a chance of some showers by monday. closer to home we go. here are the carolinas view of the future cast. windectors going back to the south. that means warmer weather coming in. tomorrow. other than that, we'll see a little more in the form of clouds late day sunday. which will bring us rain eventually. if the wind is calm, you'll likely drop more quickly. look at all the 60s breaking out from the mountain valleys. asheville, hendersonville, down through the upstate, you'll have cooler temps up north, as you typiccly do. 62 sunday. 61 monday.
tuesday. even though the rain chances go way up, we'll double our chance monday and tuesday. cool down wednesday. more noticeably colder by the end of next week. temperatures around 40 degrees. temperatures in the mid 60s for you sunday, monday in the upstate. enjoy the weekend because you get wetter, too, and cooler >> frank: you should have seen thth line at the car wash this afternoon. >> tammy: unbelievable. >> jason: i didn't even chance it. i will go tomorrow. >> tammy: it will be the same. time to check out today's "see it, shoot it, send it" picture. >> frank: linda humphrey sent us this shot. it's a gorgeous sunset in burnsville. look at the picture. >> tammy: i love that. you can send us your pictures and video, too. go to wlos.com or e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org. oh i love that. i want it.
been around . >> we have been here in arden since 1924. we're an 11-generation pottery. . we do everything the old way. daddy's way. grandpa's way. we make a lot of dishes, coffee mugs, pitchers, stuff to use, utilitarian. we are the oldest pottery in the nation. we're the oldest base jug producing pottery in the nation. we've been at it a long time. to me, it's an honor. i look around in here and see dad. i see grandpa. i see things that have never changed. potters choose this job and there's not a great deal of money in it. it's satisfaction and it's -- at
look at what you've made. my wife puts the color on it. and she designs that color. that's her. that's her thing. and together when it goes to the front and the customer comes in from somewhere else in the united states, oh i love that. i want it, that's the paycheck. you've made something from within yourself that someone else wants. someone else can use every day in their home. they can eat out of it. drink out of it. cook in it. that was the pay check. well some people are blessed with that much money and some people aren't, you know. >> tammy: taxi cabs aren't an option for many in asheville who depend on buses. next at 6:00, why some say
that. >> darcel: tonight at 6, with guns drawn police surround a neighborhood after a violent home invasion. what happened to one man living next door. >> larry: also tonight, restructuring asheville city schools. what it could mean for hall fletcher elementary and how you can weigh in on the possible changes. now from western north carolina's news leader, this is news 13 at 6:00. >> darcel: deputies surround a mountain neighborhood after a masked gunman and his accomplice break in to a couple's home. >> larry: the suspects are still on the run. it happened at an apartment complex at hope creek in hendersonville. >> darcel: news 13's kimberly king joins us live from the apartment with new information on a manhunt. kim.