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but we are seven, six seconds away from the official start of 2016. there we go. allyson: we did a count on, but we had to have fun. taking a live look outside from woodruff road skycam, you can see a lot of people making new year's eve plans. i was looking at a wet evening? dale: i think it will be over part 5:00 or 6:00. heavy downpours in the piedmont this morning. one or two spots getting fresh rain and even said the greenville county seeing the sprinkler two. some of the heaviest is working into the i-77 core door. still more to come in georgia, so we will get more scattered showers across the piedmont, but raining heavily north and south in the city of newberry as we speak. as we expand our view, this
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year. it will push to the south. tomorrow, we will have clouds and 10 degrees cooler temperatures. how much rain? almost three inches yesterday and gsp and anderson over two inches. a very with december, but as it comes to an end, looks like the rain is, too. allyson: the cleanup continues today after yesterday's flooding over the upstatemike: several areas had to close down, but one is back open in cleveland park where we find aly myles. aly: like you said, cleveland park has reopened, but it was closed yesterday to to flooding. not everything has reopened. the park and for that the greenville zoo does remain shut, the swamp rabbit trail also shut due to all the rain.
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because we are blocked off with current conditions. we were driving around earlier and we did not see whole lot of rain. there is hud lane and -- there is puddling. take a look at the video from yesterday's conditions. it was too dangerous to drive some roads around cleveland park because of flooding. barricades were put up for most of the day to keep people from driving in potentially dangerous areas. breaks in the rain though allowed people to venture out to the reedy river at falls park. the water rose to about seven feet during the day there. that's not flood stage, but it is higher than usual. >> one of the fewest times i had seen this like this. it's a very beautiful place to come. aly: right now, officials with greenville county emergency management say they don't plan to take emergency action at this time. greenville seems to have avoided much of a lingering issue here after all the rain.
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mike: thank you. much bigger mess in greenwood county. the national weather service repog that they got almost three inches yesterday. allyson: that caused water from wilson creek to flowed into the back yards of people living in the wilson creek mobile home park. 18 people took shelter for the afternoon with the red cross. the owner of the park says no homes were damaged. the water had gone down enough by last night for people to return to their homes, but the red cross remained on standby just in case the creek started rising again. mike: people also evacuated at an apartment in cherokee county. they live in an apartment complex on brugg street in blacksburg. no word on the extent of damage, if any there. allyson: anderson county saw its share of high water. the saluda river, part of the problem there, standing water on the roads and a river in overflow. in pelzer, adger street is prone to flood, and areas around it are seeing the saluda river rise over a boat ramp into yards nearby. in williamston, mineral spring park flooded.
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not spared. on cheddar road in anderson county, an emergency spillway is getting a lot of use, and water from highway 29 rushed down watermelon creek, which runs beneath the road. mike: rising flood waters affected a number of creeks and roads in greenville county throughout the day, with trouble spots here off of east butler road in mauldin as well as suber road in greer. take a look here as this recreation and picnic area in the suburbs of mauldin suddenly turned into a river and threat. waters rose closer and closer to east butler road, but greer police shut down the road, one of the lowest lying roads in the county. allyson: people in simpsonville are cleaning up after heavy rain ravaged their yards. check out the outside of this home on willowbranch drive. amy baker lives here and she says this happens every time there is a heavy rain. she says the water is coming from a retention pond in a subdivision behind her home. baker says it's heartbreaking because it seems like her yard never completely dries out.
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bridge. it happened near intersection of brushy creek road and suber road in greer. witnesses say the suv, you see here, slid off the road and got stuck near a low lying bridge. nobody was hurt. allyson: you can see clemson boulevard and anderson county still left on the roadan accident and spartanburg to tell you about. south church street and north street, that would still the roadway and one in greenville county on jonesville road in anderson ridge road. on i-26 westbound near the 56 mile marker, you will want to keep that in mind because that has been there for quite some time. couple times on the interstate are looking smooth on i-85 and a smooth drive on 26 and 40. mark lyons was driving earlier this morning, but we are taking
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all eyes this morning on south florida for the orange bowl between clemson and oklahoma. mike: brad fralick is there with what head coach tebow sweeney has to say. brad: good morning from south florida. it is gameday the clemson tigers and oklahoma sooners play toda at 4:00 in the orange bowl, a national semi-final game. the winner advances to play in arizona for the national championship.. dabo sweeney says his crew is focused and ready to go. >> this isn't the russell athletic bowl. this is the capitol one orange bowl, final four. everybody earned their way here, and we just spent whatever three weeks studying this film and this is an incredibly talented team. brad: this is the third trip to the orange bowl in five years for the clemson tigers, and this one means just a little bit more. dabo sweeney said they want to make the people print a 15th ticket to see the tigers play this year. if they were to win this one and the national championship game,
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ever to go five and 0. -- 15 and zero. brad fralick wyff news 4. allyson: thank you. as we count you down to the game, a little over don't forget nine hours, about our live wire on wyff4.com and our wyff 4 app. it's a collection of the latest tweets about the tigers and fun posts from our staff, including a behind the scenes look at what our sports team has been doing in south florida. mike: we're back with dale. dale: fresh rain in parts of the piedmont. coming down pretty good in parts of anderson county, except in greenville county and south of i-85. rain that we were watching earlier now in newberry and working into fairfield county, union and parts of chester getting showers, even a thunderstorm in a few spots. the action in georgia and part of the piedmont not over quite
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it will influence parts of the upstate with scattered showers for the morning into early afternoon. i about 5:00 or 6:00, it gets out of. . 52 per asheville, mid 60's in the piedmont. a mild beginning to the day. we will see mid 60's to upper 50's for afternoon highs. greece is out of the north. -- breezes out of the north. drier weather for new year's day, 10 degrees cooler, 46 to 55 for highs tomorrow and cold nights again saturday morning and continuing through next week. sunny days are back with low 50's in the upstate and upper 40's in the mountains. mike: thank you. we are giving you a live look at times where. security a top concern from times square and all over.
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this new year's eve... security is a top concern! majo mike: security is a top concern on new year's eve. major cities across the u.s. are bolstering law enforcement presence. allyson: and one overseas city
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to terror concerns. nikole killion joins us live from our exclusive washington newsroom with a look at some of the steps being taken there and worldwide. nikole: good morning. according to several media outlets president obama was , briefed about possible terror threats here in washington, los angeles and new york. the department of homeland security would not confirm those reports only telling us there's no intelligence of a credible threat to the u.s. nonetheless in times square, , close to 6,000 police officers will be stationed in the area . as you take a live look at the scene where about a million , people are expected to ring in 2016 this evening. security is also being beefed up on the west coast at the rose bowl parade and game. in las vegas, nearly 1,000 police will be patrolling the strip with additional officers undercover, and security concerns are also evident overseas. belgium canceled its fireworks display shortly after arresting
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holiday attack plot. back to you. allyson: the deadly terror attacks in paris and san bernardino are giving extra emphasis to the security situation. now there's new developments , this morning in those. nikole: we start off in san bernardino, one of the loan suspects or a friend of one of the suspected shooters in that particular attack has been we are talking about enrique marquez. he did not enter a plea in court and he is unable to get bail. he's being held without bail and and -- and is expected to be arraigned early next year. in the paris attacks, a belgian prosecutor reports this morning that a 10th suspect has been arrested and numerous cellphones seized. back to you.
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allyson: new year's eve with carson daly airs at 11:00 tonight. dale: can we start the new year with dry weather?
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast.
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we are taking a look at st. louis, missouri, where flooding is occurring. they expect the mississippi to crest, reaching nearly 13 feet above flood stage. if that happens, it will be the second worst on record behind the devastating floods of 1990 -- 1983. it has been a problem across the country with the el nio pattern continuing, which typically means a wider fall -- wetter fall or winter. we are seeing raindrops on a woodruff road skycam as traffic picks up. we're seeing a line of showers to spartanburg, greenville, pickens county. it has been raining heavily in greenwood. that has shifted from newberry into fairfield county with thunderstorms. heavy downpours over chester county come up county and fairfield county. more expected with showers in georgia that will work their way
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there may be an isolated shower today, but by 4:00 or 5:00, all of it shifts are there to the south and we get a chance to finally clear up and cool down. rainfall amounts yesterday reached over two inches for anderson. almost three inches for greenwood. at gsp for the month of december, a shy of 10 inches of rara. four inches is normal. we have had more than twice are normal rainfall for the last three months in a row. temperatures in the upper 50's to mid 60's. 65 and greenwood. low 50's in the mountains. breezes coming out of the north and it pick up 10 to 15 plus in north carolina with a northerly flow in the upstate this afternoon. cooler temperatures tomorrow by a good 10 degrees. one more day into the afternoon that we will seek scattered
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better whether or drier weather coming. lots of sunshine expected not only tomorrow, but this weekend. here is our future plus forecast. showers affecting parts of the upstate until about 4:00 or 5:00. by tomorrow, it is to the south of us and you get a chance to dry out. new year's day and this coming weekend looking good, just colder. mid-sixties toward the upstate, upper 50's for the mountains and temperatures returned to normal into the first o week and the weekend. cold nights and cool days ahead. allyson: taking a look at the roads of this morning in anderson. roads are still wet. on clemson boulevard, be careful. watch for standing water. rain still coming down. very dangerous on the roadway, so we will keep an eye out for that. in jones phil road and andersonn ridge road, accident with no
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one spartanburg on stop textured extension -- on church street extension. watch out there. in clinton on i-26 westbound is a i-385 split that mile marker 56, an accident that has been there quite some time. if you are traveling on i-26 or in general in the area, watch out for that. 85 looking at a speed limit drive. nine minutes from i-385 to highway 101. i-85 anti-whitman 78 looking at fog in anderson county, be carefu morning -- and i 78 looking at fog in anderson county. the careful. mike: covering the nation, bill cosby is out on bond after being arrested on sexual assault charges in pennsylvania. the comedian has been accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women, but this is the first time he has been charged with a crime. this case involves a former temple university employee, who
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philadelphia in 2004. the texas teenager known for using an affluenza defense in a fatal drunken-driving accident, is still in custody in mexico. ethan couch was moved from guadalajara to larger facilities in mexico city after a judge temporarily blocked his deportation. the fugitive and his mother, tonya, were arrested in mexico monday. mexico deported his mother to the u.s. yesterday. allyson: south florida beaches should be on the lookout for portuguese man-o-war on the shores. the city of boca raton said 10 people to 15 people per day have been stung over the past few days. they are often mistaken for jellyfish. their sting can cause swelling and skin irritation for several days. the united states postal service has unveiled its 2016 line-up of stamps. a highlight of the group is a set of four "star trek" stamps honoring the original tv show's 50th anniversary. the "star trek" stamps show classic icons.
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starfleet insignia, a crew member being beamed up, and a vulcan salute. mike: and the cut series. allyson: there's also a pet series which you see here. so cute. and there is a "star wars" one. mike: "star trek." allyson: sorry.
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allyson: trending this morning, the president tried out comedy on the popular web series. mike: it was the series opener of "comedians in the car getting coffee." >> i do this little show about comedians in cars getting coffee. >> back it up. >> yes, sir. >> don't you think every american child is the president
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>> i do really well with the zero to eight demographic. they love me. partly because my ears are big so i look like the cartoon character. little kids love say my name. it is one big name -- barack obama. mike: the two eventually end up back inside the white house for coffee with the president makes a pitchfork obamacare. little car. allyson: did they even made the ground? mike: probably not. allyson: so cute. dale does well with the zero to eight demographic as well. dale: dogs and cats love me. what can i say. let's see where the rain is falling. a lot of people hate the weatherman lately with the rain.
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lightning and good downpours and union, chester and fairfield county. more to come across georgia with lines of showers impacting the piedmont of south carolina and a few isolated showers been the upstate until 3:00 or 4:00.
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allyson: 6:30 as we take a live look at times square in new york. after yesterday's flooding in the area, i don't know how people are planning to ring in the new year here. dale: by this evening, all of the rain we have experienced will work its way to the south and we should be in the clear. what roads over parts of the upstate, especially the piedmont where we have seen heavy downpours worked their way into the i-77 core door -- corridor. scattered showers in anderson county through greenville and spartanburg. i-85 will be a little wet today. by the afternoon, this works its way farther to the south and we have good weather tonight and for new year's day and cooler and drier weather for the weekend. allyson: thank you.
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take a look at that as others reopened. mike: flooding like this caused a lot of areas to close and one is back open and that is cleveland park, where we find aly myles. aly: i am so sad right now. it just started raining again. cleveland park did reopen after yesterday's flooding, but the hind me, the greenville zoo park entrance is shot in the swamp rabbit trail shut down and will not open until further notice. it i idifficult to show you right now because of the parts being shut, but there is enough puddling that you won't want to bring the kids today. it is not as disastrous as yesterday. it was too dangerous to drive some roads around cleveland park. barricades are put up to keep people from driving in potentially dangerous areas. breaks in the rain a lot people to venture out to the reedy
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the water rose to about seven feet during the day there. that's not flood stage, but it is higher than usual. >> one of the fewest times i had seen this like this. it's a very beautiful place to come. aly: right now, officials with greenville county emergency management say they don't plan to take emergency action at this time. greenville seems to have avoided much of a lingering issue here after all the rain. i have to tell you that i was so drive for two hours and we are past sprinkling. aly myles wyff news 4 live at the greenville zoo. mike: get back in the truck. thank you. much bigger mess in greenwood county. the national weather service reports the area got almost three inches of rain in yesterday's storm. allyson: that caused water from wilson creek to flowed into the back yards of people living in the wilson creek mobile home park. 18 people took shelter for the afternoon with the red cross. the owner of the park says no homes were damaged. the water had gone down enough by last night for people to return to their homes, but the red cross remained on standby
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rising again. mike: people also evacuated at an apartment in cherokee county. they live in an apartment complex on brugg street in blacksburg. no word on the extent of damage, if any there. allyson: anderson county saw its share of high water. the saluda river, part of the problem there, standing water on the roads, and a river in overflow. in pelzer, adger street t prone to flood, , d areas around it are seeing the saluda river rise over a boat ramp into yards nearby. in williamston, mineral spring park flooded. the holiday light display there not spared. on cheddar road in anderson county, an emergency spillway is getting a lot of use, and water from highwhw 29 rushed down watermelon creek, which runs beneath the road. mike: rising flood waters affected a number of creeks and roads in greenville county throughout the day, with trouble spots here off of east butler road in mauldin as well as suber road in greer. take a look here as this recreation and picnic area in the suburbs of mauldin, suddenly
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waters rose closer and closer to east butler road, but greer police shut down the road one of the lowest lying roads in the county. allyson: people in simpsonville are cleaning up after heavy rain ravaged their yards. check out the outside of this home on willowbranch drive. amy baker lives here and she says this happens every time there is a heavy rain. she says the water is coming from a retention pond in a subdivision behind her home. baker says it's heartbreaking because it seems like her yard never completely dries out. mike: slick roads in greer nearly sent an suv over a bridge. it happened near intersection of brushy creek road and suber road in greer. witnesses say the suv, you see here, slid off the road and got stuck near a low lying bridge. nobody was hurt. allyson: let's talk sports. all eyes this morning are on south florida for the orange bowl between clemson and oklahoma. mike: big day and lots of people
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brad fralick is one of them. he tells us what head coach dabo sweeney has to say going into the big day. brad: good morning from south florida. it is gameday the clemson tigers and oklahoma sooners play today at 4:00 in the orange bowl, a national semi-final game. the winner advances to play in arizona for the national championship. dabo sweeney says his crew is focused and ready to go. >> this isn't the russell athletic bowl. this is the capitol one orange bowl, final four. everybody earned their way here, and we just spent whatever three weeks studying this film and this is an incredibly talented team. brad: this is the third trip to the orange bowl in five years for the clemson tigers, an one means just a little bit more. dabo sweeney said they want to make the people print a 15th ticket to see the tigers play this year. if they were to win this one and the national championship game, they would be the first team ever to go 15 and zero.
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allyson: as we count you down to the game, nine hours, just over nine hours from the game don't , forget about our live wire on wyit's a collectiontht tweets about the tigers and fun posts from our staff, including a behind the scenes look at what our sports team has been doing in south florida. we will take a look at the roads coming up. flooding all over the roads. dale: isn't it crazy? heavy downpours coming down right now in the eastern part of the upstate in the i-77 core door -- quarter -- corridor. travel along i-77 will be a little rough.
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast. dale: good morning. coming u on 6:40. light rain from spartanburg, greenville, anderson, pickens and ococee. heavy rain in the i-77 corridor with lightning storms associated
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a few isolated showers into the upstate until early afafrnoon and all of it starts to look farther to the south. we will get a chance to dry out. we got a record amount at gsp, over two inches of rain, just shy of 10 inches for the year. asheville got less than .5 of an inch, but we have been having just huge amounts of grain the last several months. greenwood had almost eight inches, leading to flood reports from everywhere. we will need a couple of days to dry out. we will get that starting tomorrow. temperatures will be 10 degrees cooler. we will reach 60's for the upstate, upper 50's in the mountains today and about 10 degrees off of that tomorrow as we head into new year's with a chance to dry out.
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cool nights and cool days ahead. allyson: taking a look at the roads, a new accident in spartanburg county on i-26 eastbound near new cut road. still the speed limit drive, but new cap road moving a little slower than normal. south church street extension, watch out for a small accident causing this slow down on church street and an accident in clinton. i-26 westbound near the 385 split at mile marker 56 that we are looking at. it has been there for quite some time, d.o.t. or highway patrol still working to clear that out of the way. 20 six and 40 looking at a speed limit drive and looking pretty clear. let's see how a look on i-385 in woodruff road. picking up a little bit. watch out for wet, slick and flooded roads this morning.
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a little sports news for you this morning. the 24th ranked sout men's basketball team remain one of four unbeaten teams left in the country. the gamecocks hosted division two francis marion last night, and check out that dunk by freshman jamall gregory. chris silva led usc with 13 points. as south carolina moves to 12 and 0 on the year, beating francis marion 78 to 56. meanwhile, clemson has never experienced victory in chapel hill, and still hasn't after playing there last night. now 0 and 58, all-time at the dean dome as the tigers fall in their acc opener to north carolina, 80 to 69. the tar heels 58th straight home win against clemson. how about this? carolina panthers quarterback cam newton now a father. he tweeted last night that he and his longtime girlfriend had a son last week. newton kept the news quiet because he didn't want to distract his team. the new dad will try to lead carolina to the number one seed in the nfc with a win sunday against tampa bay.
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allyson: when you say he kept the news quiet, he did a really i just thought that and said, wow. christmas is, too. should be exciting. aly: the rain nothing compared to yesterday's conditions. we will show you what you messed
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allyson: in our news to go, starting with flooding. mike: take a look at downtown greenville. we will have a report from aly myles in a minute. but first, will it dry out in time for the celebration? dale: everyone is ready for dry weather. more showers today and by the afternoon, it should work its way farther to the south. pretty good thunderstorms in the i-77 core door and the line of showers -- quarter in the line of showers into oconee county and a chance for a few more of those scattered showers as the action from georgia advances eastward. by later this afternoon around 4:00 or 5:00, he should get a chance to dry out. cool temperatures tonight. mild today with mid 60's in the upstate and upper 50's in the mountains.
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today and morning temperatures begin this weekend with 20's and 30's overnight and highs in the 40's to low 50's. back to normal, if you will, from saturday through wednesday. allyson: taking a look at the roads, couple of things to know. i-26 eastbound and new cut road, a new accident and also one lingering on south church street and north church street. in clinton on i-26 westbound near the split, the 385 split at mile marker 56, watch out for that. can we take our d.o.t. camera? i am not sure if we can come up with is foggy in the area with traffic aching up. be careful as you head out this morning. the cleanup continues after yesterdays flooding over the upstate. mike: some areas in greenville are still closed and that is
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she is at cleveland park, which is open, but others are closed. aly: cleveland park has since reopened since the flooding, but part of the greenville zoo and the swamp rabbit trail remains shut, at least we think so. i'm not sure what he is doing. all of that flooding from yesterday causing problems. but take a look at this video from yesterday's conditions. it was too dangerous to drive some roads around cleveland park because of flooding. barricades were put up for most of the day to keep people from driving in potentially dangerous areas. breaks in the rain though allowed people to venture out to the reedy river at falls park. the water rose to about seven feet during the day there. that's not flood stage, but it is higher than usual. greenville seems to have avoided much of a lingering issue here after all the rain. it was dry for about two hours this morning and the right now, just kind of sprinkling and
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aly myles wyff news 4 live at the greenville zoo. allyson: thank you. people in greenwood county were not as lucky. the national weather service reports the area got almost three inches of rain in yesterday's storm. that caused water from wilson creek to flowed into the back yards of people living in the wilson creek mobile home park. 18 people took shelter for the afternoon with the red cross. the owner of the park says no homes were damaged. the water had gone down enough by last night for people to return to their homes, but the red cross remained on standby just in case the creek started rising again. mike: people also evacuated at an apartment in cherokee county. they live in an apartment complex on brugg street in blacksburg. we are still waiting to find out what kind of damage, if any, they got. allyson: anderson county saw its share of high water. the saluda river, part of the problem there, standing water on the roads, and a river in overflow. in pelzer, adger street is prone to flood, and areas around it are seeing the saluda river rise over a boat ramp into yards nearby. in williamston, mineral spring
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the holiday light display there not spared. on cheddar road in anderson county, an emergency spillway is getting a lot of use, and water from highway 29 rushed down watermelon creek, which runs beneath the road. mike: rising flood waters affected a number of creeks and roads in greenville county throughout the day, with trouble spots here off of east butler road in mauldin as well as suber road in greer. you can see the flooding in different parts. police had to close one of the roads in the lowest line allyson: areas. people in simpsonville are cleaning up after heavy rain ravaged their yards. check out the outside of this home on willowbranch drive. amy baker bits here and she says this happens every time there is a heavy rain. she says the water is coming from a retention pond in a subdivision behind her home. baker says it's heartbreaking because it seems like her yard never completely dries out. slick roads in greer nearly sent an suv over a bridge. mike: it happened near intersection of brushy creek road and suber road in greer.
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here, slid off the road and got stuck near a low lying bridge. nobody was hurt. allyson: this is video in north carolina. flooding prompted the opening of emergency shelters and the evacuation of homes.fire fighters and gastonia, north carolina, rescued seven residents from a neighborhood near a creek. officials say they helped to evacuate the fire -- an apartment complex and a number of roads were closed. : in the new year, new gun laws. north carolina will require that photo ids be showed in polling places. allyson: anderson police will feel more at 10:00. and then tried to kill a police officer and he is one of two being investigated in the officer came across the men in november on the dead-end of id.
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the incident reports say the men attacked the officer and ran off while searching where they came across kristi lynn hendricks. she told police she was told to meet her boyfriend at that same spot. she identified her boyfriend as brian gary and said he was hunting rabbits with a bb gun in the woods. he was arrested and charged with manufacturing math. -- meth. they are investigating if they are tied to the connection on the attacks to the officer. bill cosby now faces a criminal charge in connection to sexual assault allegations. it's the first criminal charge against cosby. he was arraigned yesterday afternoon, where he did not enter a plea. the criminal charge stems from a woman's accusation that cosby drugged and abused her at his
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mike: ethan couch was moved from guadalajara to larger facilities in mexico city after a judge temporarily blocked his deportation. the fugitive and his mother, tonya, were arrested in mexico monday. mexico deported his mother to the u.s. yesterday. allyson: south florida beach visitors should be on the lookout for portuguese man-o-war on the shores. five people, including two children, had to be taken to the hospital wednesday man-o-war. portuguese man-o-war are often mistaken for jellyfish. their sting can cause swelling and skin irritation for several days. mike: the united states postal service has unveiled its 2016 line-up of stamps. a highlight of the group is a set of four "star trek" stamps honoring the original tv show's 50th anniversary. there is also a series of pet stamps. all eyes this morning on top for the for the orange bowl between clemson and oklahoma. allyson: it is a big day. brad fralick is in south florida with what head coach dabo sweeney has to say going into the big day. brad: good morning from south
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it is gameday the clemson tigers and oklahoma sooners play today at 4:00 in the orange bowl, a national semi-final game. the winner advances to play in arizona for the national championship. dabo sweeney says his crew is focused and ready to go. this isn't the russell athletic bowl. >> this is the capitol one orange bowl, final four. everybody earned their way here, and we just spent whatever three weeks studying this film and this is an incredibly talented team. this is the third trip to the orange bowl in five years for the clemson tigers, and this one means just a little bit more. brad: dabo sweeney said they want to make the people print a 15th ticket to see the tigers play this year. if they were to win this one and the national championship game, they would be the first team ever to go 15 and zero. in south florida brad fralick wyff news 4. mike: as we count you down to the game, don't forget about our live wire on wyff4.com and our wyff 4 app. it's a collection of the latest tweets about the tigers and fun
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a behind the scenes look at what our sports team has been doing in south florida. it is quick on the roads and following problems. allyson: quite a bit of flooding. i-26 eastbound near new cut road in spartanburg, a new accident. also one in south church street extension and one on north street and one clearing and clinton your the i-385 split. it is wet, rainy and let's take a look outside. it is foggy on i-85, so give yourself extra time if you are heading out this new year's eve. mike: we want to check in with dale and candidate for parties tonight. dale: i am sure there will be. we are seeing pretty heavy downpours and i-77 area with frequent lightning. light rain for the most part
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of georgia. it is working its way into abbeville county, so not over quite yet but by 3:00 or 4:00, most of the shower activity will be south of columbia and cooler and sunnier weather comes in for the weekend. temperatures today reach into the mid-60's or the upstate, upper 50's for the mountains and about 10 degrees cooler for new year's day with highs of 46 to 55 across the region. this weekend, cold mornings, cool days and sunshine through wednesday. our prayers finally answered with a break. mike: thank you. this morning on "today," though cosby facing criminal charges for the first time since more than 50 women accused him of sexual misconduct. he's now released on bail, but could he get serious jail time? the "today" show's live with cosby's lawyer, next. allyson: check out the greenville news. clemson against their playoff at 4:00 today.
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dale: i have been nervous nelly for all the games, but they have done pretty good. allyson: a careful on the roads.
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