tv North Carolina News at Noon CBS October 4, 2016 12:00pm-12:30pm EDT
north carolina news at noon starts now. good morning, everyone or good afternoon. thanks for joining us. we have a lot happening today with hurricane matthew looking it the first lady of the united states is in charlotte. >> our meteorologist is tracking the latest on hurricane matthew. >> good afternoon to you guys. the latest from the national hurricane center. the 11:00 a.m. advisory. not too much for the strength of
145 miles per hour winds. gusts as far as 75. that eye has clouded up throughout the past hour or so. speaking of eastern portion of cuba that later will be under the gun later today. staying as a category 4 as it moves to the southern portions of the bahamas. bahamas making a close encounter to florida. i will give you update in a moment. it continues very close to the coast of georgia, south carolina and look at this. it could make landfall in the south carolina/north carolina border.
more inland track. this is the newest update. i do want to get to the update on the hurricane watch now in effect for portions of florida. you can see a tropical storm watch in the keys. we are walking through these changes. what it means for eastern portions of our state coming up in your complete storm team foreca the entire viewing area is under state of energy. leader stressed the importance of preparedness. >> reporter: the meeting lasted about 30 minutes. most of the discussion was focused on all the emergencies.
an officer involved shooting, flooding in eastern counties and a fuel shortage. another state of emergency in 66 counties. at today's council of state meeting the governor praised for a healthy operations fund. if matthew does damage that fund might he urged folks to prepear. >> state officials will be monitoring the situation. what you can do is pay close attention to the forecast and pay attention to any notices from your local authorities.
>> former governor rick scott is keeping up with the organizational efforts. >> our national guard is ready to be activated if needed. with any storm like this we have to be focused with potential power outages. it was only a category 1 along the coast. >> a in florida. >> right now matthew is moving as a category 4 hurricane with winds up to 40 miles per hour. the powerful storm could flatten the landscape of homes. it could move to eastern cuba. if the storm moves along the eastern seaboard it may come
start of where the maps are, also get up to the minute forecast just download the app from the app store. first lady michelle obama is making two campaign stops to support nominee hillary clinton. here is a live picture of the venue where supporters have morning. this is the first lady's first campaign stop. she has been here many times before. mrs. obama will address supporters at mc state. >> reporter: the first lady will be here and she will not only campaign for hillary clinton here.
going to talk about people registered to vote. i'll step away so you can look at the size of the crowd here at nc state. this is the line to see michelle obama. it is around the student center. the deadline is october 14th. the first lady will make sure that their voter registration important to the campaign. >> this is the first year that a lot of millennials are available to vote. this is our chance to create a change in the government and to really, you know, show people what we can do when we put our minds to it.
our generation is huge. there are a lot of us are excited about change. >> reporter: the republican national committee responded that her visit highlights the fact that clinton is not getting the enthusiasm of young voters that sheee beginning tonight at 5:00. live at nc state, north carolina. traffic is also expected to be a key issue. traffic reporter joins us with more. >> doors open at 12:15. it will get crowded any minute now. the parking lots that are
deck or the varsity line instead. there are several other lots you can u. we do know that i-40 the westbound ramp will be closed between 4:15 and 4:45. if you need to get to the airport, a detour glenwood avenue or ebonys. we do expect it to change local roads. areas are expected to have closures when michelle obama arrives. >> thanks. the stage is set for the first and only vice president debate. here is a look at the university. both mike pence and tim kaine
returning mates. >> given some of the controversy in the newspapers about trump's tax returns and other than issues that he has raised regarding the past private lives, i think mike pence has a tougher job here in terms making up for loss ground. >> that is right here on cbs north carolina and starts at 5:00. arlington, virginia. michael burbidge has led for the past ten years. he is set to be formally installed december 6th. coming up next, jury selection is going underway. more on what's next after he pleaded guilty to several charges.
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faster at about 10 miles per hour this afternoon. now it is going to continue to pick up some forward momentum as it crossed over. first thing monday morning still a powerful category 4. we showed you this track earlier heading into thursday morning. it has been becoming very dangerous close. remember there areur coast of florida. we showed you this a bit earlier in the broadcast. let me bring you to a closer look at home. i've put the track on this for you. i don't want you to focus on this line but i want you to focus on this yellow cone. it wobbled to the west.
it could still move. landfall could be likely right around the south carolina/north carolina border moving inland and moving offshore again. it looks like the eastern portions of virginia. this is a track we will be monitoring closely. chief meteorologist will be watching that as we head in the afternoon. this is a tropical force winds. winds at 24 miles per hour. we are looking 40% to 50% chance of winds that strong as we head into friday evening into saturday. towards the coast that is where the stronger winds will gravitate to. if you head northwest it goes down a bit.
track that hurricane matthew takes. it will be the upcoming weekend when we start to see the biggest impact of this. enjoy this dry weather. hopefully this dry weather does its job in drying up the rain from last week. 73 degrees right now if you are heading out on your lunch hour. taking you temperatures elsewhere. 70 in still in the upper 60s. 72 in roxboro. high of 78. back to 75. cooling off rather quickly. upper 60s by 9:00 p.m. i want to breeze through your future forecast just to show you you don't have to anything to worry about. heading into the overnight hour you may cloud up a bit. i think you will see that sunshine return into wednesday.
review those hurricane preparedness plans. so 78 our high today. 77 in durham. overnight tonight, we are going to drop into the upper 50s. nice little start to our wednesday morning. the kids may want a light jacket. we get the impact of matthew. these rain chances nudgin saturday morning that right now we will see the biggest impact here in central north carolina. we could be talking about rainfall totals over four inches. now across the sand hills they got more than four inches last week. >> flooding not the only problem, the ground saturation
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a former baseball player has been diagnosed with als. chris and his investigation collected $1 million. cbs north carolina expert is here to talk about lou gehrig's disease or what is it exactly? >> the nerves that control your mules start to degenerate. you can no longer control your arms and legs, you can no longer
normally would. >> how was he diagnosed exactly. >> chris made it public his journey. he noticed he was having trouble some coordination problems and started to seek medical care when he began muscle twitching at night. he was diagnosed with als and undergoing treatment now. >> the average survival is two to five years. larry lived two years after s diagnoses. right now there is no cure. there are ex -- it will be fun to fund this important research. >> what can we do to help?
and the science to come up with new treatments and new therapies. chris is a very, very person to share his story with the world. he is meeting this challenge head on. i admire him and his family for what they are doing for other people with als. >> thanks so much for being with us. if you would like to learn more about this or that specific disease just go to our web news tab. here is a live look at the skyline. we will come back and let you know how the weather is shaping
return just in time for the french open. the former number one rank in the world was banned for two years for testing positive in january. let's switch gears here. right now hurricane matthew hitting the caribbean. >> this storm is very powerful right now. still a category not a very clear distinct eye. it is expected to move towards cuba. i want to the show you a closer look at this track. it looks like saturday morning possible into sunday but we would see the impacts friday into saturday. here is a look at your seven-day forecast. we are looking pretty dry. great fall weather. those impacts for matthew
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