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temperatures right now are well above freezing in the middle to upper 40's in asheville right now. 50 in franklin. low 50's from gaffeny to greer. clemson, upper 50's. down to columbia very comfortable as well. you can see the roadd here, drying out, thanks to the sunshine. 41 on the skycam network. 2:00 p.m. back in the french broad river valley, we'll be in the upper 40's but then continuing to cool actually throughout the afternoon. back down to the upper 30's in many locations by dinner time. that's when another chance for wintry weather begins. we'll talk about the timeline of this. how much snow will fall and exactly where and what can asheville expect. i'll tell you that in my full forecast coming up. >> let's go to laura brigman along ray hill road.
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trouble spots this afternoon. >> the sun is out. temperatures are warming above freezing as ingrid mentioned. that is helping things. the shaded areas like this one right here. they are not seeing that there are still icy patches. as you can see, evidence of the ice has weighed down trees along these roads, forcing them just to break. butler bridge road is is where icy conditions remain with evidence of an accident last night and another crash in the same spot this morning. we know one person was taken to the hospital as a result. dispatchers with the henderson county afters tell me they have received 160 calls related to wrecks in the county since 8:00 yesterday morning. a combination of highway patrol or local police have responded to those crashes and even more are occurring this morning. conditions have made it difficult for even the officials
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>> we are short handed everywhere in the state. we just try to get to everywhere as fast as we can. >> ice on interstate 26 early related in multiple accidents. troopers say the were eight wrecks on i-26 in henderson county alone between midnight and 8:00 this morning. dot officials say the interstate had been treated overnight, they continue to treat these widespread icy spots and towing companies have also been very busy this morning, working to clear those accident scenes as we speak. as of right now, there are about 1500 people, a little bit more than that here in henderson county that are still without power. we have been focusing on that all morning as well as power companies are working to turn the lights back on for a lot of people, especially here in henderson county.
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affecting us here. a dangerous mix of snow, ice and heavy rain is making for dangerous driving conditions up and down the east coast. megan hughes has more on the wild weather in some of the hardest hit states. >> clean up the area here so no one slips and falls. >> slippery sidewalks made for wobbly walking. on the roads, the koeth left drivers struggling to get traction. derek was driving down valley forge when he went off the road, just missing this tree. >> i'm trying to not to hit the guy in front of me. it turned into a skid and went off the road. >> in north carolina there were more than 1500 accidents in 24 hours. the winter storm is also creating trouble at airports. red dominated the board at charlotte international, close to 1600 flights were cancelled
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>> i'm done. i'm done. >> i'm ready for summer. >> the snow, ice and rain are marching north up the east coast. 17 states seeing winter weather alerts with a big warm up in many places by later tonight. >> the wild weather stretching into the south with reports of several tornado touchdowns. in mississippi this house destroyed. this high school campus damageddamaged. i seen it coming at me. it was scary. >> today's severe weather came after a weekend that shattered cold records in new york and boston. today temperatures in some places are expected to rise into the 50's.50's. a water main break shut down a portion of mcdowell near mission hospital. the hospital was without water for about 15 minutes.
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businesses along mcdowell to ashland are still without power -- or without water. the city of asheville said one southbound lane and one northbound lane of mcdowell between the intersection of choptau is open. the exact cause is unknown but the change in temperatures could have played a role. >> gun advocates are calling out businesses with gun free zones. some bars have banned guns after north carolina changed its firearms law. people with conceal carry permits can take their gun in a place that serves alcohol unless it is posted. gun advocates say not allowing guns is a risky business. >> when someone comes in with ill intentions, they don't know who and who does not have a weapon that will stop them. >> tonight at 11:00, the
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how the law protects gun owners rights. >> on the democratic side, hillary clinton is wrapping up a three day swing through nevada while bernie sanders tries to break through in states with more significant minority populations. lana has the latest from the campaign trail. >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders making their appeal to african american voters today. >> moi campaign is about breaking every barrier. >> when we come together, there is nothing we cannot accomplish. >> while two former presidents are on the stump for their families. both have something to say about the republican front runner donald trump. >> in my experience, the strongest person usually isn't the loudest one in the room. >> president george w. bush stumping for brother jeb reminded voters not to count a bush out. >> i have been misunderestimated most of my life. >> on the democratic side, an animated hillary clinton had a
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republicans. >> we need to get the dog and follow them around and every time they say these things like oh, you know, the great recession was caused by too much regulation, arf, you know. >> while in florida an equally enthusiastic trump supporter interrupted bill clinton. those donations is one of the reason cruz said republicans cannot trust trump's credentials. >> if you have never done or said anything to prove you are conservative, you ain't. >> donald trump is going hard against his republican opponents on good morning america trump said cruz should lose his iowa win and he is, quote, seriously considering suing cruz against what he is calling campaign lies.
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presidential candidates will focus on the upstate and our crews will be at each event. former president clinton will campaign for his wife in greenville. he will be at the community development center. doors open at 12:15, 12 minutes from now. the event starts at 1:00 this afternoon. job kasich will hold a meet and greet at station four in greenville. doors open at 3:00. 3:30. ben carson holding a lunch right now in gaffeny at daddy joe's barbecue. >> tonight we'll stream a national vote 2016 your voice your future town hall. the topic will be millennials and politics. we'll look at the issues facing the generation of young americans and which presidential candidates they think can best solve their concerns. the town hall is from 7:00 until 8:00 on wlos.com. >> using high-tech tools to map
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coming up in health headlines how doctors could have your surgery down pat before you even go under. >> in the business report, the words millennial and drinking might bring to mind keg parties or vodka but don't forget the wine. what research shows about consumption. >> on bad weather days like today, our mobile app keeps you updated wherever you are. your news, weather and sports any time anywhere and real time traffic updates.
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store. . >>. >> welcome bhak. 37 million people will suffer a sinus infection this year and complications from sinus surgery can be severe and permanent. to cut down on risks, scientists are using 3d computer imaging. how it helps them now the outcome for a patient before
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for years brian has cooked dinner for his family but missed out on the savory smells in the kitchen. he had chronic sinus problems. whether testifies cooking, running or sleeping, he struggled to breathe. >> it was pretty bad. the doctors say i don't know how you are able to breathe the way you do, the body finds a way. >> eventually brian underwent surgery to clear his sinuses. a procedure that takes place every 40 seconds. complex. >> it is high priced real estate. the sinuses are surround by the brain and the eyes. you have to be precise within millimeters. >> the long term complications are rare but they can be severe, including loss of nerve or taste or -- smell or taste or nerve damage. to eliminate complications researchers at the ohio state
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designing 3d customized models. tie chow is a researcher using fluid dynamics to develop novel software so doctors can test the outcome of surgery before stepping into the o.r. >> it is the like playing a video game. we can compute, what is the effect. >> we use navigation which is line gps for your head. it allows us to be within a fraction of a millimeter. >> the team will analyze 3d printed models of the sinus cavity to give doctors more details before the surgery because patients have to live with the results forever after. >> researchers are testing the pre-surgical models to see if it helps doctors be more precise. it is estimated nearly 12 million people suffer from chronic sinusitis. three of those get infections 45 times a year or more. if you are one of them and you no longer respond to medications
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you might want to see a specialist to talk about surgery dmr coming up the investigation continues into what caused a garbage truck to fall off a ramp. why it could have been much worse. makes. this is hendersonville, now 45 degrees and gorgeous outside. the news 13 skycam network at the asheville airport, wind out of the north at 7. it is 46 degrees and sunny. coming up after the break, we'll talk about when the clouds get
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some, the timeline is next. >> winter weather on the way. first let's take a look outside. it is nice. conissey falls, 44 degrees. the skycam network, much different than what we saw last night and into this morning. radar and satellite really starting to see these clouds break up. we are pretty cloud this
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we are seeing a good amount of sunshine. around burnsville, still seeing the clouds. we'll see our chances for rain increase too. four-tenths of an inch early this morning, just the next couple of hours past midnight. temperatures this morning did stay above freezing. this is the area where the low temperature goes for today. this is the warmest we have gotten. not too bad outside. 46 degrees so far in asheville. 50 degrees in forest city. 40's in morganton. holding onto 40's into northern zones. bryson, 46 degrees. low 50's in greenville. clemson 56. middle 50's all the way down to greenwood. the wind is not terrible. it should pick up ahead of our system at 7 miles an hour in asheville. 10 in franklin and 5 down into greenville. precip.
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we have a chance for that to spr the region as early as this afternoon. winter weather advisory will go out at 4:00 until 6:00 a.m. wednesday tomorrow. tennessee border counties, including northern jackson county as well. let's look at the timeline, nothing yet. our western counties seeing this precip first. this is 4:00 p.m. temperatures likely staying above freezing but they'll continue to drop off alert this evening. that's when we see this mix. once again in the highest elevations likely near the tennessee line. the chance also for a mix further south down into the asheville area. 4:30 tomorrow morning, continuing to see the snow fall across the region and into 7:00 a.m. this is our snowfall potential map, one to three inches in blue. a dusting to half an inch in white. there is a chance for some here
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northern side of the county and of course near tennessee line. also some rainfall expected. it is not going to be all know when it falls further south especially, maybe even as much as three tons of an inch of rain further south. clouds developing today, late day, evening rain. the wind will pick up, 48 degrees. tonight, 32 with a chance of a rain-snow mix. what about in greenville, middle 50's with sunshine and mild conditions and winds staying pretty steady at 5 to 8. tonight, back down to 36. look at the seven-day forecast, we are talking 50's thursday friday and 60's into the weekend. we'll enjoy that, won't we? >> one country will soon be
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things like your fitness fitness regimen. >> an analyst says it was the best january for the iphone since 2008. sales have fallen at the first of the year by an average of 11% over the last nine years. apple is trading under $100 a share but that analyst thinks apple could soar to $200 in the coming year. >> air canada will end its service to jfk april 3. air canada says that will allow it to focus on its existing service to new york's other airports. >> millennials drink 42% of all wine consumed in the u.s. it is more than any other generation. research found americans between the ages of 21 and 38 drank more than 159 million cases of wine in 2015. in case you are wondering,
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are still frozen even though the sun is out. >> multiple accidents in henderson county as ice lingers
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coming up, what troopers >> craig send us this shot of a tree down on a shed. this is off led better road.
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have to bring a crane in to remove it. >> the problem in a lot of places was ice forming on the trees making lims and branches heavy. thank you for sending that in. >> it was a mess for a lot of folks. things are much better off. 50 degrees, franklin, we are seeing sunshine. our news 13 skycam network. in the foothill, that got hit hard. 51 in forest city. 54 in gaffeny. 50's further south. continuing to stay in the 40's in the french broad river valley. colder by dinner time. we'll talk about our chances for wintry weather. when it begins, how much will fall and finally some relief, a return to the 60's i'll tell you when that happens in a few minutes. >> the sun is helping to improve

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