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hurricane matthew has nudged closer to the coastline for saturday, but not many changes for us. we'll have a few changes next week. for us the big change came earlier this morning when it
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if you've been away all day, pay attention. i'm a little more worried because with that move to the north, we could now see 7 to 9 inches of rain in the sand hills with winds 40 to 50 miles an hour. that's enough to cause problems with trees and power outages and of course, just getting around with minor flooding. that has me more concerned. through most of central north carolina, we are talking 40-mile-an-hour winds. that could cause isolated problems, not widespread. a little less as you head farther to the northwest, and up in warren county, 2 to 4 inches with 20 to 30-mile-an- hour winds. that's all tomorrow. no big problems today. tomorrow we could have problems, as this is what we're going to see.
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go back to work and school next week. we'll show you what the wind and rain will look like coming up in just a few minutes. just under an hour ago the governor warned we could see the worst flooding since hurricane floyd and president obama declared a state of emergency for 66 counties. >> reporter: the governor walked into this new sense of urgency. this 48-hour map says the track has shifted more north and west. as a result, he says most of the state will get winds and rain. the map shows according to the emergency operations center, wilmington and moorehead city could get up to 18 inches. the governor says some of the
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threatening rain throughout our state. this has the potential for north carolina to see the worst flooding since hurricane floyd in 1999. coastal regions of the state, including the wilmington area, could see rainfall totals over 15 inches or more. >> reporter: duke energy beefed up the staffing to handle what it anticipates will be a as matthew works its way up the coast. dozens of corporate employees from other divisions have been brought in for training so they can get outage reports into the system with minimal delays. >> we submit the outage while the customer is on the phone with us. that goes straight to dispatch and we have somebody sent out. >> currently there are a total of 975 customers in your area. >> reporter: right now the
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apparent from florida but coastal areas of the state could soon be the focus of outage repair efforts. >> north carolina, we are expecting to be the hardest hit in the southeastern area of the state. we have crews from western north carolina headed in that direction. we also have crews from the midwest that are coming down to help with restoration . >> and you can get all the storm information online, and make sure that phone is charged up. be sure you have plenty of gas as well in case you have to get away. >> good points.
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that's what brunswick county emergency services is telling people. they are concerned about flash flooding. the coastal counties are under a state of emergency. >> reporter: earlier in the week it was not looking good for the coast, then people got more optimistic. here we are on friday, the storm shifting again and looking like we could see significan significant flooding. this is an area that's already seen a lot of rain over the past couple months. as of right now, it's been cloudy throughout the day. just started getting a little bit of rain. yesterday this ocean was flat, almost like a lake, no waves. today they have definitely picked up. we saw some surfers out here earlier. people who were going to ride this out yesterday, today they pretty much changed their mind
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we went up the coast to the lazy turtle. they spent the day boarding up windows and placing sandbags on the floor so water can't get in. their back porch is feet away from where the water can get into the building. >> the waves are amazing. they are already maybe 7 or 8 feet from our back porch. so it's kind of fun and exciting, >> reporter: again, mandatory evacuation for all visitors, voluntary for those who live out here. the big concern is flooding. emergency officials warn if these roads flood, they may not be able to get to people quickly if emergencies happening. shelters are open throughout the county and will stay open as long as needed. more information on that in the next half hour. >> thank you.
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beach, where visitors are being told to leave. a mandatory evacuation is in order for all nonresidents. those who live there are under a voluntary evacuation. if the winds are higher than 45 miles an hour, the main bridge that connects the town to the mainland will close. cumberland county and fayetteville declared a state of emergency for the second time in ten days aft week's historic flooding. >> reporter: we are just south of fayetteville and they are getting ready to open the doors here at 6:00 p.m. for the shelter as the county schools try and help storm and flooding evacuees. >> it's a good idea.
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whatever, folks need somewhere to go. if they can open up the schools, the churches, get folks out of harm's way. >> reporter: many parents were picking up children two hours early on friday. >> we decided if we got the students home early, basically before dark, it would allow our staff to do their final preparation and that would ease the tension of the staff. >> reporter: even some elemry schools secured campuses. >> if it was arriving earlier in the week, like on a weekday, chances are based on the projection it may be closed. >> better safe than sorry. hindsight, you know. what if something happened, how would you feel then? >> and there will be two other
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in cumberland county at smith rec center and spring lake rec center. couple other things, they are closing the household hazardous waste facility tomorrow and canceling tomorrow's rabies vaccination clinic the department of public health was putting on. . >> tomorrow morning three schools will become red cross shelters. carroll middle school in lumberton closed earlyda the county is worried about flooding because standing water remains in some areas after last week's flooding. >> the ground is already saturated with the rains we got last week. we already had flooding last week, some roads we had to close. at this time we are concerned with that 8 to 10 inches of
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more than 80 800 people are dead in haiti after hurricane matthew romed rolled through. countless businesses and homes are destroyed. the international red cross is asking for nearly $7 million to provide medical aid, water and sanitation assistance. . back in the u.s., this is sheet metal that blew off a florida. at least two people have died down there. both had medical emergencies and first responders were not able to reach them due to the high winds. >> storm surge was a major issue in st. augustine, florida. 20 adults and children are stuck at an inn after refusing to obey the order to evacuate. the mayor says they cannot help them because emergency crews are not operating. and millions of people did
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north carolina. restaurant this rest area was busy today as people evacuated to escape the worst of hurricane matthew. hundreds of thousands of residents in georgia, north carolina and south carolina packed up belongings, hopped into cars and hit the road to may cause as it moves up the southeast coast. >> after watching all the mandatory evacuations, we decided it would be safer to drive up to raleigh and enjoy the comforts of a hotel. >> sounds like it's doing its thing. i'm glad i got out. >> reporter: most people we spoke toed to said they didn't run into traffic issues but they did notice traffic volume
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people decided to leave the county. >> samson county will open shelters tomorrow morning. >> but the big concern could be over access to drinking water. up next, how people in south carolina are dealing with when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagine what i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who makes fun of me. i want a president who inspires me, and that's not donald trump.
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i spent many years as a nuclear missile launch officer. if the president gave the order we had to launch the missiles, that would be it. i prayed that call would never come. [ radio chatter ] self control may be all that keeps these missiles from firing. [ sirens blearing ] i would bomb the [ beep] out of them. i want to be unpredictable. i love war. the thought of donald trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death. it should scare everyone.
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turning to south carolina, we have a look at conditions in hiltonhead and charleston. >> reporter: this is the shelter cove marina behind me. this whole area is going to see significant storm surge flooding and the possibility of hurricane force wind later tonight. we have already had a few rain bands moving in. rain is falling now but a lot
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we expect 6 to 10 inches to fall and strong winds that could cause damage. more significantly, that storm surge could top 8 feet in some areas. a lot of folks have evacuated, a few are leftover. unfortunately all the resources have moved out as of noon and they will be on their own until everything opens up after the hurricane. back to you. residents we spoke with on daniel island say once they started hearing from officials, including the governor specifically pointing out daniel island, they knew it was time to leave. people are doing last-minute shopping to be prepared for hurricane matthew. >> i thought i would, you know, spend it right here. but my neighbors started leaving. >> reporter: then an e-mail came in. >> last night the berkeley county council person that serves here for the daniel island area sent us all an e-
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of town. >> reporter: the last straw was hearing directly from the governor. >> then this morning the governor specifically mentioned daniel island. >> reporter: so he's headed to charlotte. but not everybody is ready to leave. >> we're going to try and tough it out here on the island. we had a bad experience evacuating from hurricane isabel when we lived on the outer banks. so we're reluctant to go and then have trouble getting back. >> and we have been about the situation with airlines, thousands of delays an canceled flights due to the hurricane. reu has business as usual for passengers headed to other parts of the country. even in airport in this south carolina are having to cancel flights. major airlines are offering waivers for people flying to areas impacted by hurricane matthew. . it is now friday night and after covering this storm all week and going through the
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what we are expecting to be the worst of the weather is going to arrive tomorrow. today was heavy but no severe weather today, just light to moderate rain showers well ahead of matthew as they rotate through the area tonight east to west. it got a lot more humid today because this is a tropical system. that tropical moisture is around muggy and it will stay with us through tomorrow. the eye of the storm is down here off the coast of jacksonville, florida. the rain shield extends all the way up to our neck of the woods. the heavy rain shield extends about 200 miles up to charleston. it's now a category 2, the weakest it's been in a week.
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remember earlier in the week our dew points were in the 50s in today they shot up into the low 70s. that's where it is in the summertime. we don't like that. it's muggy out right now but temperatures are in the 70s, so it may not be horrible. you can definitely feel the mugginess. with that and thick cloud cover, our temperatures won't move much for the next several hours. low 70s now, staying 70s through tomorrow morning. i'll keep the rain light and scattered through midnight, really through 2:00 a.m. it's about 4:00 a.m. and beyond the heavy rain starts to arrive from the south. i'll take you through the satellite and radar hour by hour in a second. our friends at the air force are out there in the national hurricane hunter aircraft, and they have found a 110-mile-an- hour winds moving to the north
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bit. the higher the pressure goes, the weaker the storm is getting. so we'll keep an eye on that. the latest track is still a hug to the coast before it loops out south as we head into next week. there's the center line. i want to show you what's changed. not a lot has changed tonight at 5:00. and shifted closer to our coastline. so saturday afternoon, it's going to be in between charleston and myrtle beach, staying that strength as it loops around through late saturday night and early sunday morning. again, close to our coast. since it's closer and since it's a slow mover, we have a lot of rain coming. that's one of our concerns as we head into tomorrow.
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morning hours tomorrow. we are watching the yellow here, tropical storm force winds above 39 miles an hour. by about 7:00 a.m., those winds are hitting the sand hills and could reach the i-95 corridor saturday afternoon. the worst of the winds, saturday afternoon and saturday evening along the coast. then we'll see relief after midnight. it's pretty much an all day wind event for us. the rain, we'll pick it north of the florida state line. the heavy rain still pummeling south carolina. we'll watch the heavy rain arrive in our area. then it's going to rain heavy for most of the day and into the early evening hours. late evening we'll start to see the heavy rain move out. we'll dry out overnight and quickly sunday morning,
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up, we'll start to see some clearing. there you have the all day heavy rain event. if you stepped away over the last day or so, there have been changes. since the track shifted north, our rainfall totals have also shifted. it could now be 7 to 9 inches of rain in the sand hills, 4 to 7 through that could cause minor flooding. i am worried about flooding in the sandhills and trees coming down on the power lines and homes and cars. this is going to be all day saturday before we have some rapid clearing sunday and fall- like weather next week. most of my seven-day forecast looks great. i'm excited about it. i think we all are. fall is making its presence known next week.
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last 24 hours. more rain and more wind tomorrow, and we're going to keep an eye on it all for you. >> a lot of heavy rain starting tomorrow morning. >> it will be an all-day thing. before we get up and when we go to bed, it could be raining heavy. the roots and trees will come down quicker so those are our concerns. thank you. just ahead, the other news of the day. the deadly wrong-way accident the deadly wrong-way accident trial moves into its after 20 years in washington, we're learning lots about richard burr. first, he opposed a bill prohibiting insider trading by members of congress. now we learn burr had over $100,000 in oil and gas stocks while he backed legislation
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cians take away your right to own a gun. donald trump supports my right to own a gun. . testimony continues in the trial for the former usc student who drove drunk and killed three a 6-year-old girl. more now on how one of his friends tried to prevent him from driving that night. >> reporter: during the third day of testimony, demonstrations on how friends tried to stop him from driving that night. >> i tried to tackle chandler so held not get in his car. but he picked me up and threw
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me out for about five to six seconds of disorientation. >> reporter: he says chandler pulled aggressively out of the parking lot and got on the interstate, crashing and killing three people. >> that's when my heart sunk as well and i knew it was a serious situation. p.m. troop, say his blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit. >> i've never seen him completely drunk, in that he generally did not get out of control when he did drink. >> reporter: many of his friends were also drinking and underage at the time. they were given immunity in exchange for their witness
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. >> friends also testified about an argument that may have led to him getting in his car that night. a new report found the backlog at the va facility in salisbury dated back to 2014. in some cases patients died before their results were completed. the veterans administration has been trying to fix the issues. tonight deputies are investigating after churches were vandalized minutes apart. >> with a church, mosque, synagogue, cathedral, it doesn't matter. it's an attack on society. >> ahead, what the congregations have to say to the people responsible. >> plus our coverage of hurricane matthew continues hurricane matthew continues with a live update after 20 years in washington,
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embers of congress. now we learn burr had over $100,000 in oil and gas stocks while he backed legislation giving tax credits benefitting gas companies. and oil and gas companies donated over half a million dollars to burr's campaigns. no wonder richard burr's wealth has increased over 500% since he's been in congress. that's making washington work for him. seiu cope is responsible for the content of this ad. where does north carolina go from here?
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as governor. first, instead of social issues, i'll focus on our schools and keeping good teachers with better pay. we need to end giveaways for companies that send jobs overseas and grow our economy here. and we need to reform our tax system so those at the top aren't getting tax breaks at your expense.
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. hurricane matthew will soon make its impact felt in north carolina. >> our storm team has been tracking this all week and we begin tonight with a look at the changes. >> let's start with the 5:00
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hurricane center. for the first time in more than a week, this system is not a major hurricane. it was a major hurricane for that long. tonight winds have dropped to 110 miles an hour, making it a category 2. it has also still not made landfall officially in the united states, staying 30 to 50 miles offshore as it came up the georgia night. it cons to cause problems with way too much rain and strong winds. we are feeling the effects and we still have light scattered showers rotating through the area overmight. the heaviest of downpours up along the virginia border. what we'll see is not severe and not going to cause any
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threat in addition to stronger winds. no big shift at 5:00 tonight but there was a shift this morning. saturday morning it's approaching myrtle beach and curving around through the morning hours of saturday. the center is possibly 150 miles from raleigh. but the rain shield is 250 miles out from the center. so we could see 7 to 9 inches of rain in the sandhills, top of 50-mile-an-hour winds. we could have a threat of power outages due to that as well. to find out more about what id did to florida, let's get to bill. >> you can see the storm off jacksonville. over 150 miles of solid rain and that shield goes further than that to the north. the yea of the storm didn't come ashore.
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within 10 or 20 miles. right now it's about 38 miles away from the coast of jacksonville, florida as it moves north. the good thing, how much rain did they get? most of the rain for florida stayed offshore. you could see amounts that came in about 4 and a half inches of rain. you can see around jacksonville, picking up about 4 and a spreading to the north also. look at the wind gusts. they have died down somewhat. that is good news, still 55- mile-an-hour winds. look how calm it is there. we look toward oak island and this will only get worse. the hurricane warnings go all the way to surf city so we have to prepare for strong winds and some rain. >> thank you. one of the areas we are
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island. jonathan rodriguez has been updating us on conditions on the coast. we are seeing more waves behind you now. >> reporter: yes, we are under a hurricane warning. it's crazy the difference a day makes. the wind has started to pick up. definitely the waves have picked up. yesterday it was pretty much flat. i think the biggest change is kind of the mentality. yesterday a lot of people were going to ride chances as we could see significant rainfall and significant flooding in the area. it's friday before a weekend, and hardly anyone out here. this is how it's been all day. people have been boarding up windows and doors along the coast. we also went inland to see what's going on. brunswick county canceled schools today, teaming up with
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they are basically just going to be there for anyone who doesn't feel comfortable being on the coast. >> we recommend if anybody has like a medical condition or needs assistance, they bring a care giver with them. but we'll feed them, keep them safe from the storm. >> reporter: ems says they are ready and fire department says they are ready and police sa the biggest threat out here is flooding. they are warning people of a mandatory evacuation for all visitors and a voluntary one for people who live out here. if we see significant flooding, it could take some time to reach people. they are warning people not to let their guard down as hurricane matthew moves closer to the beach. we'll update you at 6:00. >> thank you for that. >> after a week of cleanup for
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hurricane matthew could bring even worse conditions to rayford. >> reporter: people are getting ready as hope county is expected to get more than 6 inches of rain through sunday. >> are you prepared for flooding this weekend? >> yes. we got water, made sure the batteries are in the flashlights and working, nonperishable things an other than that, we're ready. >> reporter: and dot crews were on handed to repairing johnsonville road outside the restaurant still recovering from last week's flooding that left 3 to 4 feet of water inside the building. the owner says his restaurant is not ready for hurricane matthew. dot officials are preparing for the worst in reford. >> right now we're just planning on standing by.
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we're saturated right now, can't hold a lot more rain. >> reporter: right now there are three roads still closed from last week's flooding. it could change after the effects of hurricane matthew. tonight a situation in haiti, only growing more dire by the hour. these photos show the afterm of hurricane matthew. it is reported at least 872 people have died and that number is expected to rise. this is the third natural disaster haiti has experienced since 2010. tonight hundreds of thousands of people remain without power in florida. the category 3 storm brought 120-mile-an-hour winds to the state's atlantic coast this morning while the northern half was pummeled by heavy rain and flooding.
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throughout the weekend. >> many of you remember hurricane sandy, where initially people thought, this doesn't look as bad as we thought. then suddenly you get massive storm surge, and a lot of people were severely affected. >> reporter: florida's governor is warning everyone who's not evacuated to stay inside until the all clear is given. >> eve you're not going to be able to get hold of anybody. you need to take this seriously. this is the real deal. >> that was the emergency director in savannah, georgia, warning people that if they plan to evacuate, it's now or never. the city is preparing for a long night ahead. >> reporter: now or never and
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the weather is right now as matthew approaches. you can see the wind whipping around. you can see the police caution tape in the wind. that is from when a police officer came by to shut that road down. the winds broke right through that tape. >> we just lost jamie there. our coverage just a few minutes. remember to download our cbs north carolina weather app to
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. in rose hill, the town's main water tower has been down for three weeks. the mayor says it is old and needs repair. they have rented to use at a backup site. the tower has enough water in it to last about a day. >> as with any small town or anything, it's the infrastructure of the town. your water and suer is sewer is the heartbeat of the town. >> the curfew could be 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
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opened yesterday for those who live closest to the ocean. many left the low country in hopes of finding a safe place to ride the storm out. >> it's getting bad, going to be pretty bad, i heard. >> south carolina, i was born and raised in this state. we're warriors. >> state officials say they waited longer to like myrtle beach because they are expected to be among the last hit. the storm left thousands packing into inland hotel rooms. one family says they were able to get out before the gridlock took over the highways. >> it wasn't so much fear of the storm as it was the traffic and everybody else. i was joking with people in e- mail, said we're leaving now so we can beat the rush of the other dead beat retirees.
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press conference for all the rooms to be filled up. charleston's famed battery, sandbags in place, turning the downtown area into a virtual ghost town. just a couple hours ago, the city's mayor made it clear that time is running out to prepare for the storm. >> there's still time for evacuation. but it is now time to get on out or to get ready storm. it's time for us to hunker down and ride out this storm. >> the city is expected to receive several inches of rain. take a look at this video from inside the hurricane hunter as it flies into the eye of the storm. you can see the cabin rocking back and forth. all twitter wanted to talk
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foot hanging in the cockpit. they have never had a problem with that, a lot of people ask that. school kids especially ask about that. they are very safe. keep in mind those flights last about 8 hours, sometimes longer. they don't just fly out and come back. they are out there for a long time. so we appreciate everything they are doing. if you've stepped away from everythingay storm shifting back and forth. it shifted again today. that means we have more wind and rain coming to the area. i'll talk you through what we're expecting here. the heavy rain arrives tomorrow morning. it's going to last all day. it's going to be windy all day. some places, the wind is going to be stronger than others.
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this morning. and that's why the rain totals and wind totals have gone up. that eye could be less than 100 miles off our coastline as we head into saturday night and early sunday. the impacts here are up to 7 to 8 inches in the sandhills, leading to flooding. wind gusts could be up to 50 miles an hour, leading to power the what's coming tomorrow. today it was just light scattered showers and came with absolutely no sunshine. those clouds will stay with us through the overnight hours. temperatures won't move much because it's also now humid outside. this is a tropical system and it's bringing tropical humidity with it. we'll lock temperatures in tonight through the overnight in the low 70s.
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it's going to move in from the south, sandhills then up to the triangle, then maybe getting closer to the virginia border. but i think the triangle is about as close as the heavy rain is going to come. there's the storm, looks a lot different after watching it all week. it's a powerful storm act 30 to 40 miles east of jacksonville right now. look at the path. remember, this still has yet united states. at 5:00 tonight, the winds came down to 110 miles an hour. for the first time in a week, it's not a major hurricane, a 3, 4 or 5. it's now a category 2, and will stay parallel to south carolina as it weakens to a category 1 throughout the day. holding that category 1 status saturday night and sunday
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around and heading south and weakening to a depression by next week. there's the center line. it didn't move much tonight but it shifted north earlier today. hour by hour, satellite and radar starts tonight at 10:00. the heavy rain is still in south carolina. the eye east of the georgia coastline. we'll stop it again 5:00 a.m. on saturday. some light rain falling, reach the sandhills. so 5:00 a.m., and it's not going to stop in the sandhills. it reaches the triangle about 9:00 a.m. then it's not going to stop for us. i-95 will see the heaviest rain after lunchtime, say north of rocky mount. most of us are getting heavy rain all afternoon and into most of the early evening hours.
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that's an all-day heavy rain. that's why the totals have gone up. by sunday morning early, if you're up really early sunday, you could catch some rain and clouds. otherwise we clear and dry out quickly. the problem with sunday, it will still be windy and could have additional power outages. because of how long and how heavy it's going to rain, most of us are under a flash flood watch. so 8, maybe 9 inches. the wind situation, the tropical storm force winds will start to reach the sandhills about 8:00 a.m. then it's going to be windy all day down there. hurricane force winds are possible for the southern beaches, around the corner to ocean isle, places like that. our winds will start to let up
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us. we have a wind advisory and could see gusts 20 to 40, even 40 to 50. so not a pleasant day, as you can imagine. and the threat level has increased for us in the last 24 hours. we'll dry out and sunday we are dry and sunny, still a little breezy. most of next week will be very fall-like. our 3-degree guarantee tom, i don't much about temperatures. today we made 74 after we forecast 71, so another $100 for the tammy lynn center for mental health disabilities. >> that is good news; making some money for them. >> that's right. our threat level has gone up in the last 24 hours. i know we were happy about some shifts the day before yesterday, but we're not happy
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seriously. there are so many more questions out there. bring them to me on our facebook page tonight at 7:00 and i'll answer as many as i can. two local churches are cleaning up tonight after being hit by vandals. >> looked like the hurricane had already hit. >> coming up, church members who say a man attacked me in a parking garage. tried to stab me with an 8-inch knife. but i carry a pistol. that's why i'm still here. every woman has a right to defend herself with a gun if she chooses. hillary clinton disagrees with that. don't let politicians take away your right to own a gun. donald trump supports my right to own a gun. after 20 years in washington, we're learning lots about richard burr.
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embers of congress. now we learn burr had over $100,000 in oil and gas stocks while he backed legislation giving tax credits benefitting gas companies. and oil and gas companies donated over half a million dollars to burr's campaigns. no wonder richard burr's wealth has increased over 500% since he's been in congress. that's making washington work for him.
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it's what's on your mind every morning, are they safe? it's on ours, too. i'm josh stein. i worked to protect children from online predators. why, in the senate, i wrote the safe schools act. toughened penalties for domestic abuse. and led the effort to expand the dna database, to put more rapists behind bars. as attorney general, protecting families will be job one. josh stein.
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the orange county sheriff's office is working to find out who broke into two churches this week. >> nothing was stolen but there are thousands left in repairs. >> reporter: a cleaning company at little riverpresbyterian is working to get the church back to normal after someone broke in and vandalized the place. >> they managed to get the door op room. they didn't focus on anything except the safe. as you can see, they used a hammer to knock the dial and handle off the safe in order to get it open. >> reporter: fortunately they couldn't. that's when they may have found a fire extinguisher. residue was left throughout the church. >> any attack on a place of
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cathedral, doesn't matter. it's an attack on society. >> reporter: then this church just three miles away was broken into as well. >> looked like the hurricane had already hit. >> reporter: to see the damage at new united methodist was tough for those who call this place home. >> i feel raped truly. it just goes you know, you really just have a bad feeling about it. >> reporter: the damage combined is more than $20,000. while this may be a setback, this won't stop them. >> we'll move forward very rapidly. but probably watch a little closer. >> for the folks that committed this act, there will be forgiveness for it.
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punished. but there's forgiveness. >> investigators are still working to learn if the two break-ins are connected. there is a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. this wanted droid could be found inside a wake county classroom today. r2-d2 stopped by for star the replica was made by a die hard fan of the series. for the kids and teachers, it was every bit as good as meeting the bot that helped take down the empire. >> i've seen hides run because they don't know what it is and i've seen kids run up and hug him because they love him so much. >> this one has traveled as far away as italy and japan. coming up next, team coverage continues from the
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maybe by far, is my temperament. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell you. i would bomb the [bleep] out of 'em. i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go [bleep] themselves. get him out of here! get him out of here! get the hell out of here! priorities usa action is responsible
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we have the latest from the national hurricane center on hurricane matthew, coming up. >> and more counties facing a state of emergency. how peep are preparing from the coast to the triangle. >> and hundreds dead in haiti
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thank you for joining us tonight. >> we have the laterrest forecast track for hurricane matthew. it's shifted the storm north and hurricane warnings are being issued in north carolina. >> the eye of the storm is right near the georgia-florida line near jacksonville. >> it's been a long week with shifts in the track and shift in this our emotions. well, this morning there was a shift to changed our forecast. tonight at 5:00, there was a big change in the current conditions. that is for the first time in more than seven days, hurricane matthew is not a major hurricane. winds have dropped to 110 miles an hour, making it now a category 2 hurricane. remember, a major hurricane is category 3, 4 and 5. it is moving north at 12 miles an hour. as we look at the track from the past 24 hours, you can see

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