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43 to 45 for the upstate this afternoon. mid-30's for the mountains today. we will talk about the rest of the week in a few minutes. geoff: if you're in need of help after october's historical flooding, today is the final day for people who suffered damage to request federal help. allyson: one of the hardest hit areas in the upstate is greenwood county. that's where wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live. aly: this is actually as close as we can get to that area, which is still shut down months later. closed behind me. highway 702. as you said, it was one of the hardest hit areas here in the upstate. pretty calm now, but let me show it is still shut down. we saw a bridge closed sign about half a mile back. let's take a look at video from the october flooding. you can see trees submerged as the water rushes by. the surrounding area flooded. we also have video from the chinquapin subdivision. flood waters overpowered a
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pond's emergency spillway. this is one of many areas that sparked the federal government to take action. fema aid is available in 24 counties across the state, greenville, spartanburg, and greenwood counties. again, this deadline is only for damage from october's record flooding. you do have to get that in by today. aly myles, wyff 4, live in greenwood county. geoff: thank you. the historic flooding hit the carolinas beginning october 2. authorities say all the doubts have been in or near vehicles and were caused by the weather. also today, the president looking to take new executive action aimed at curbing gun violence. allyson: but republican presidential candidates are calling the moves dangerous. aixa diaz joins us live from our exclusive washington newsroom with more. aixa: president obama meets with
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director to discuss executive actions on gun control. the oval office meeting follows a two-week hawaiian vacation for the first family. the president is now back in washington and ready take action on guns, bypassing congress. presidential candidates had a partisan reaction to the president's plan. >> what the president is trying to do now is to expand the instant background check by closing the gun show loophole. >> all they want to do is blame the guns, and it's not the gun that pulls the trigger, so i don't like it. i don't like what he's doing. aixa: the president is expected to talk about new gun control this next week when he delivers his final state of the union address. allyson: aixa, in addition to expanded background checks, what else is the president expected to announce? aixa: the president's plan is expected to impose tighter rules for reporting guns that get lost or stolen. this plan will also beef up inspections of licensed dealers.
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exclusive washington newsroom. thank you so much for being with us this morning. allyson: some other candidate news this morning. several are stumping today in iowa four weeks before the caucuses. former president bill clinton will begin campaigning for his wife in new hampshire. geoff: happening today in san bernardino, california, a social services center is set to reopen two buildings weeks after a mass that mass shooting. a third building, which was the site of the shooting, is closed indefinitely. a memorial service will also be held today to honor the 14 victims. here in the upstate, investigators are trying to figure out the cause of a deadly house fire in greenville this weekend. that fire happened saturday night on aberdare court. officials say 51-year-old barbara ann kern became unresponsive at the scene and later died at the hospital. a family friend left a card and flower yesterday at kern's home on aberdare court. kern's friend says this was the second death in two years in that family. investigators in buncombe county are trying to figure out what started a fire at an apartment
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the fire started early sunday morning at the rock bridge apartments. firefighters say everyone had gotten out by the time they arrived. three people were taken to the hospital to be treated for burns. first responders say it took about two hours to get the fire under control. four apartments were damaged one . one was destroyed. allyson: activists in greenville are using balloons to put a teen's unsolved murder back in the spotlight. organizers of the put down the guns now young people organization say they will release balloons every day in the nicholton community until january 26. they hope someone will come forward with information in the case of cobey smith's death. a runner found the 16-year-old's body on january 25 last year near a trail behind sterling school. a $2,000 reward was offered then for information that helps solve the case. call crime stoppers with any information. geoff: a greenville county council woman is in the hospital recovering from a stroke.
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news 4 that lottie gibson was hospitalized sunday. we are told she is stable. it's too early to tell whether gibson will be able to perform her duties on the council. the next meeting is tomorrow. now to commitment 2016. evangelist franklin graham hits the road this week to urge conservative christians to the polls. he says it will be a 50-state tour. multiple media organizations report graham starts tomorrow in des moines, iowa. graham is scheduled to be in south carolina in columbia next month. he says he's encouraging christians to vote for candidates who uphold biblical principles, but won't be endorsing any specific candidate. allyson: taking a look at the roads now, many of us back to school and work this morning. this is how long road -- pelham road. an accident with injuries in greenville county on highway 25
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also in with injuries on east suber road and highway 14. just into the traffic center, accident in anderson county at 2121 woodfield drive. several places watch out for. we will keep you updated throughout the morning. travel times on the interstate right now, 85, 26, and 40 rsb limit drive. let's-- are a speed limit drive. geoff: the carolina panthers have locked up home field advantage in the upcoming playoffs after their win this yesterday against tampa bay. a 38-10 win. highlights from the game and the playoff implications, coming up. here in the weather center with dale. we had all of those temperatures that were wacky, and now all of a sudden are we going the other way? we are colder than we are supposed to be. dale: most of this winter has been above normal. today, a few degrees below normal. it is cold as you go to work and
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school this morning. we are seeing a good bit of traffic already inbound on 385 as everybody is getting ready to for that normal right. as the kids wait at the bus stops, make sure they hadve a warm coat. mountains in the 30's but they feel like the teens with the winds. no precipitation expected through wednesday. maybe some showers on thursday. 31 in anderson. by the end of the day, we will see that reach the mid 40's for afternoon highs. same for greenville and spartanburg. i spoke at 32. about the best we will see for afternoon high will be 33 to 35. colder than normal temperatures for the first couple of days this week, and then we will see things improve. 19-20 mile-per-hour winds. 7-10 in the upstate makes it feel colder. afternoon temperatures in the
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mid-40's in the upstate and mid-30's the mountains. as we look ahead, we will see a gradual climb in the mountains temperatures this week. tomorrow in the upstate, a little cooler with a high of report. back to the low -- a high of 44. back to the low 50's later this week. allyson: coming up, a story of bravery as a pastor protects his
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gun. announcer: you're watching live, local, breaking news with geoff hart, allyson powell, and weather with meteorologist dale gilbert. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. geoff: 12 minutes after 6:00 on this monday morning. in north carolina, a gastonia man, who police say shot his wife and killed his neighbor, will be in court. joseph zinna faces charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder. police say the 48-year-old went to his neighbor's home on new year's day and shot him more than once with a 12-gauge shotgun. investigators say zinna also shot his wife while she was in a moving vehicle. near raleigh, take a look at this video. police say a man lost control of his car, went airborne, and crashed into a house. investigators say the man was trapped in the car and was rescued. the house is vacant, so no one else was hurt. police say the man's speed may have caused the crash. allyson: in fayetteville, a pastor says he protected his congregation from a man who
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walked into the church with a rifle. pastor larry wright is also a member of the city council there. he says he walked up to the man and asked if he could help. the pastor says he took the gun and hugged the man, who then committed his life to jesus. the pastor says the man told him that he wanted to hurt someone that day, but felt compelled to ask the church for help. police took the man to a mental health facility. dale: here is the way it looks from paris mountain this morning. clear and cold as we look back to the city. we will talk about what kind of weather we have coming up this
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a look at out maps... a look from woodruff road... doppler 4 hd weather forecast. dale: good morning. live super doppler 4 hd this morning area and no precipitation showing. couple of days. we expand that view and look at the mountains of kentucky and west virginia parts of the ohio valley area. seeing some snow. don't get excited, it will not move in our direction. cold air is creating snow in the ohio valley area reaching the piedmont this morning. temperatures from 32 in asheville to 31 in anderson. greenwood at 34. that would be cold enough, but you factor in the 10 to 20 mile-per-hour wind and it feels
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like it is in the teens this morning. as we look our projected highs for today, 52 would be the normal high but we will not get there today. maybe 43 or 45 maybe the best we see. asheville normally sees temperatures in the upper 40's, but upper 20's at 9:00 a.m. climbed to 33 or 35 for the afternoon. tomorrow, 40 to 44 for the high. that is starts to go in the other direction as far as afternoon highs. by thursday, we will be back to normal. very cold for the next couple of mornings. make sure the kids dress warmly as they wait for the school bus. allyson: as we are getting back up and out after the holidays this morning, take a look at the roads. already busy. the interested are looking good so far, so that is good news. we have a few accidents with injuries.
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an accident here has ems on the scene as you can see. a little slow on highway 25. in greer, highway 14 is moving slower. out of the way. 85 looking good. a six minute drive from 221 two o 26. you are looking at a smooth commute on 85. a smooth commute on 385 as well. let's take a look out there after 85 and woodruff road. we will keep you updated on this morning traffic. that should beat the traffic. marc: finally got the nfl's regular season and a pretty simple postseason scenario for the carolina panthers. beat the buccaneers, carolina you get the number one seed in the nfc playoffs and the home phil advantage that comes with it. to the second quarter we go. carolina takes the lead when cam newton takes off and heads into the end zone.
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still in the second quarter when carolina starts to pour it on. cameron artis payne scores the first touchdown of his nfl career. all of a sudden, the panthers are pulling away from the buccaneers. more before the break. newton goes to the sky. jerrico cotchery hauls in the touchdown. second half, they did not let off the gas. newton again. go ahead and engrave that mvp trophy. carolina takes care of tampa bay 38-10. panthers earn home field advantage throughout the playoffs, finishing the regular season at 15-1. geoff: thank you. how about the south carolina basketball program. both the men's and women's teams in the record books this morning. both are off to a 13-0 start the season. the best combined start to a season in sec history. the 24th ranked men's team won against memphis saturday night. you see here the second ranked women's team hosting arkansas in
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columbia sunday. tina roy had a career high 21 points, helping the gamecocks beat the razorbacks 85-32. allyson: if you're planning to get more fit in the new year, trainers at local gyms have some advice to help you stick to your resolution. trainers at the ymca in greenville say it's important to have a plan you're able to accomplish. they say about 3,500 people sign up every january at locations in greenville county, but many only stick with it for a couple of months. trainers suggest finding a form of exercise you like and maybe a workout buddy to help keep you motivated. they say it's good both for your looks and for your health. geoff: i like the way you put my name in there. allyson: geoff, are you going to get fit? you can be my workout buddy. geoff: it's a saline disciplines a hold of your new year's resolution.
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geoff: great to have you with us on this monday morning. hope you had a great break. many going back to school and work today. let's take a look at some of the pictures you sent to u local over the last week or so. allyson: this is a pretty picture of whitewater falls. the viewer who sent it in said it's raging after all of the rainfall. geoff: the rain stopped, allowing this cardinal to come out to eat. allyson: marc: sunset from sassafras mountain. that is a pretty shot. geoff: that is a good one. happy new year's from lucy. dale: it's a ball. it's going to drop. allyson: that is funny. a happy new year's from renaissance retirement community. a party going on there. geoff: a great shot. it wouldn't be complete without a happy new year's from puddin
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the pug. i did not put that together with the ball dropping and a couple of dogs on the tv screen. allyson: how about puddin the pug with a bottle of champagne? he is really celebrating. geoff: i was going there, and you took it as he often do. dale: if you have not been outdoors yet this morning, it is cold. as we look out from paris mountain back to the city, we have clear skies this morning and cold temperatures. if you will be waiting at the bus stop, should you have a warm coat because that breeze flows and you feel the cold. look at this. some snow falling in the ohio valley area. we will not get that so don't worry. low 30's will climb to mid 40's for the afternoon. . a cool breezy day in the upstate very cold in the mountains.
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we have a school salute picture we want to show you today from walhalla elementary school. the student elementary said let's do something great for christmas. let's raise a bunch of canned goods and give these two people less fortunate in the community, and that is exactly what they did. that is a good way to get christmas spirit. though forget to send in your school salute photos as you go back to school from the holidays. take a neat picture and upload it to us through u local, and we will show it in the future for our school salute. geoff: great stuff. thanks. it's time now for your wyff news 4 timeline on this january 4. on this date in 2007, congress elected nancy pelosi the first female speaker of the house of representatives. allyson: pelosi as speaker was second in line of presidential succession. she relinquished that post on
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republican majority took power. days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa
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geoff: in this morning's headlines, new gun control measures. that's what the president is meeting about today after getting back from vacation. allyson: it's deadline day to apply for help from fema after october's historic flooding in the carolinas. it is a thought a cold morning
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taking a look at our skycam, you say it could get colder? dale: it will drop a few more degrees before it starts to climb. tomorrow morning will be colder than this morning. we started out this week with some cold chilly days. no precipitation showing on live super doppler 4 hd so that is good. just winter cold temperatures in our region. look at the snow in parts of virginia, northern kentucky, and ohio. they are getting a little winter weather. if you are in that direction, you will run into it. 31 in anderson will climb to the mid 40's. mountains, low 30's will climb to the mid-30's this afternoon. we will have the 40 plus forecast for you in a minute a few minutes. -- in a few minutes. geoff: today is the final day for people who suffered damage in october's historical floods to request federal help. allyson: wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live from greenwood county, one of the hardest hit
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aly: myra: we are near wilson creek off of highway 702. as you said, it was one of the hardest hit areas here in the upstate. you can see that with a road closed to behind me. a bridge close to sign half a mile from here you. you can see trees submerged as water rise to buy in this video from the october flooding. the surrounding area flooded. we also have video from the chinquapin subdivision. pond's emergency spillway. this is one of many areas that to take action. fema aid is available in 24 including greenville, spartanburg, and greenwood counties. again, this deadline is only for damage from october's record flooding. you will need to get that in today to qualify. aly myles, wyff 4, live in greenwood county. geoff: thank you. historic flooding hit the carolinas three months ago on
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19 people died in south carolina. two died in north carolina. all of the debts happened in or near vehicles and were caused by the weather. investigators are trying to figure out the cause of a deadly house fire in greenville this weekend. allyson: the fire happened saturday on aberdare court. officials say 51-year-old barbara ann kern became unresponsive at the scene and later died at the hospital. a family friend left a card and flower yesterday at kern's home on aberdare court. kern's friend says this was the second death in two years in that family. geoff: investigators in buncombe county are trying to figure out what started a fire at an apartment complex. as you take a look at the picture here, the fire started early sunday morning at the rock bridge apartments. firefighters say everyone had gotten out by the time they arrived. three people were taken to the hospital to be treated for burns. first responders say it took about two hours to get the fire under control. four apartments were damaged one . one was destroyed.
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allyson: a greenville county council woman is in the hospital recovering from a stroke. the council chairman told wyff news 4 that lottie gibson was hospitalized sunday. we are told she is stable. it's too early to tell whether gibson will be able to perform her duties on the council. the next meeting is tuesday. commitment 2016. evangelist franklin graham hits the road this week to urge conservative christians to the polls. he says it will be a 50-state tour. multiple media organizations report graham starts tomorrow in des moines, iowa. graham is scheduled to be in south carolina in february. he says he's encouraging christians to vote for candidates who uphold biblical principles, but won't be endorsing any specific candidate. geoff: activists in greenville are using balloons to put a teen's unsolved murder back in the spotlight. organizers of the put down the guns now young people organization say they will release balloons every day in the nicholton community until january 26. they hope someone will come
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case of cobey smith's death. a runner found the 16-year-old's body on january 25 last year near a trail behind sterling school. a $2,000 reward was offered then for information that helps solve the case. call crime stoppers with any if you have any information. allyson: happening today, a california social services center is set to reopen two buildings weeks after the san bernardino shooting. a third building, which was the indefinitely. a memorial service will also be held today to honor the victims. also today, the president is looking to take new executive action aimed at curbing gun violence. geoff: but republican presidential candidates are calling the moves dangerous. aixa diaz joins us from our exclusive washington newsroom with more. aixa: today president obama , meets with the attorney general and the fbi director to discuss executive actions on gun control. the oval office meeting follows a two-week hawaiian vacation for
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washington and ready take action on guns, bypassing congress. presidential candidates had a partisan reaction to the president's plan. >> we need bipartisan consensus on what we should do about guns and a lot of others issues. >> a better approach would be the approach i had when i was governor of florida, punishing when we focused on punishing people who committed crimes with guns, but we enhanced a protected second amendment rights for law abiding citizens. aixa: the president is expected to talk about new gun control measures in his final state of the union address next week. in washington, i'm aixa diaz. geoff: turning to sports now the , carolina panthers have locked up home field advantage in the upcoming playoffs after their big win yesterday against tampa bay. highlights from the game and the ahead. allyson: in just a few minutes i
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will have are you as you get up and out and ready to get back to school and work. it is cold this morning. dale: yes it is. we will show you in just a few
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announcer: now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast.
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it is 6:39 as we look from the top of paris mountain back to the city of greenville. clear skies and cold conditions, but nothing showing on live super doppler 4 hd and nothing expected for the next couple of days. by thursday afternoon, we will have a chance of showers but other parts of the country getting a little snow in the ohio valley area. we see low 30's in franklin and andrews. astral currently at 32. let's check on a few other mountain communities. marshall at 29. low 30's in brevard. across the upstate, temperatures in the 30's and even some 20's like 27 in pickens. with the wind blowing at 15 to 20 the mountains, it feels like the teens this morning. laurens feels like 28. afternoon high temperatures will
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3:00 or 4:00 is what we will see that in the mountains will get to low to mid 40's for afternoon highs today. we will talk more about the rest of the weekend when our best chance for rain will be in our next or. -- next report. allyson: taking a look at the rose now, 85 around clemson boulevard all clear for your monday morning commute. i have an accident outside of our viewing area, but it may affect you if you are traveling. travelers rest of my with 25 and 414.still working to clear up an accident here . still cap across 25. also-- still traffic across 25. here is the accident outside of our viewing area. if you are heading to chester county, the rock hill area, 77
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are blocked with injuries -- lanes are blocked with injuries. if you're are traveling between charlotte and rock hill, you want to keep that in mind. 26 and 40 looking at a speed limit drive. 45 minutes from 26 to the tennessee-north carolina line. take a look outside after it at five and he would road. nice to see things that at -- take a look outside at 385 and haywood road. nice to see things busy again. marc: the final week of the nfl season and a simple postseason scenario for the panthers on sunday. beat the buccaneers, carolina gets the top seed in the nfc playoffs. carolina takes the lead when cam newton takes off and heads into 7-3 panthers. still in the second quarter when carolina starts to pour it on. cameron artis payne scores the first touchdown of his nfl career. all of a sudden, the panthers
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the buccaneers. more before the break. newton goes to the sky. jericho country for the touchdown. second half, they did not let off the gas. nugent for a second time. go ahead and engrave that mvp trophy. 38-10. panthers earn home field advantage throughout the playoffs, finishing the regular season at 15-1. >> i am proud of who this football team is becoming. i think they have done a great job. a lot of guys deserve credit coaches room. i think our coaches have done a great job for us this year and i cannot say enough about what dave and his group have done to help us find players and is developing them and the players accepting coaching. marc: here's how the nfc playoffs look on the nfc side. carolina grabs the top spot in arizona will take the second
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, green bay will travel to washington. on the afc side, a little bit of a surprise. peyton manning live denver to a comeback win over san diego and new england lost, so the broncos grabbed the top spot. the patriots will have to settle for second.wild-card games coming out next weekend , pittsburgh goes to cincinnati and kansas city is at houston. geoff: thank you. love the postseason. a side note for cam newton, he says he is pulling for clemson to win the college football playoff national championship. he is friends with consequent back deshaun watson and hopes watson contact him before the big game. the national championship a week away from today in glendale, arizona. aly: the deadline is here if you are affected by october flooding. i will let you know what you need to do today to get some eight.
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geoff: in our news to go here at 6:46 this morning, if you're in need of help after october's historical flooding, today is the final day for people who suffered damage to request federal help. allyson: one of the hardest hit areas in the upstate is greenwood county. that's where wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live. aly: months later, you can still see the impact of the flooding from october. take a look behind me. the road is closed here. there was a bridge closed sign about a quarter of a mile from here. we are off of highway 702 near wilson creek where the bridge is
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as you said, it was one of the hardest hit areas here in the upstate. the area, pretty calm now, but take a look at some video of the october flooding. you can see trees submerged as the water rushes by. the surrounding area flooded. we also have video from the chinquapin subdivision. flood waters overpowered a pond's emergency spillway. this is one of many areas that sparked the federal government to take action. fema aid is available in 24 counties across the state, including greenville, spartanburg, and greenwood counties. again, the deadline is only for damage from october's record flooding. you need to get that in today if you want to qualify. aly myles, wyff 4, live in greenwood county. allyson: thank you. the historic flooding hit carolina three months ago. 19 people died in south carolina and two died in north carolina. all of the jets happened in or near vehicles and what caused by the weather . people in missouri are returning to their flood-ravaged homes for to assess the damage. in the hardest hit towns,
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neighborhood streets were littered with piles of debris. geoff: hundreds of structures were damaged when the mississippi river and its artery channels swelled to record flood stage levels after a foot of rain fell in three days. most of the floodwaters have receded, but residents say the nightmare is just getting beginning. president obama approved the get a check with dale. dale: we have cold air as we morning. anderson at 31 degrees. colder in easley, where it is 24. 28 in salem. everybody needs a warm coat, especially when the breeze blows. we are seeing 15 to 20 mile per hour breezes making it feel like the teens in the mountains and 20's to 30's in the upstate. we'll have the next couple of mornings on the cold side and then back to normal by thursday. thursday into friday is our next chance of rain. allyson: thank you.
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taking a look at the roads now, a couple of accidents i'm watching. travelers rest, the ms still working this accident. the ms on the scene in greer at a busy intersection still block from the accident. if you are traveling this morning between rock hill and charlotte, 77 southbound near mile marker 62, two of three lanes there closed. travel times on the interstate are looking good. let's take a look outside at 385. perfect picking up on woodruff road in the southbound lanes -- traffic is picking up on woodruff road in the southbound lanes. investigators are trying to figure out the cause of a deadly house fire in greenville this weekend. geoff: that fire happened saturday night on aberdare court. officials say 51-year-old barbara ann kern became unresponsive at the scene and later died at the hospital. a family friend left a card and flower yesterday at kern's home,
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second death in two years in investigators in buncombe county are trying to figure out what started a fire at an apartment complex. the fire started early sunday yesterday morning at the rock bridge apartments. gotten out by the time they three people were taken to the hospital to be treated for burns. first responders say it took about two hours to get the fire under control. four apartments were damaged one . one was destroyed. allyson: activists in greenville are using balloons to put a teen's unsolved murder back in the spotlight. organizers of the put down the guns now young people organization say they will release balloons every day in the nicholton community until january 26. they hope someone will come forward with information in the case of cobey smith's death. a runner found the 16-year-old's body on january 25 last year near a trail behind sterling
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geoff: happening today in north carolina, a gastonia man who killed his neighbor will be in court. joseph zinna faces charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder. police say the 48-year-old went to his neighbor's home on new than once with a 12-gauge shotgun. investigators say zinna also shot his wife while she was in a moving vehicle. allyson: near raleigh, look at this video. police say a man lost control of his car, went airborne, and crashed into a house. trapped in the car and was rescued. the house is vacant, so no one else was hurt. police say the man's speed may have caused the crash. geoff: in fayetteville, a pastor says he protected his congregation from a man who walked into the church with a rifle. pastor larry wright is also a member of the city council there . he says he walked up to the man and asked if he could help. the pastor says he took the gun and hugged the man who then committed his life to jesus.
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the pastor says the man told him that he wanted to hurt someone that day, but felt compelled to ask the church for help. police took the man to a mental health facility. allyson: a greenville county council woman is in the hospital recovering from a stroke. the council chairman told wyff news 4 that lottie gibson was hospitalized sunday. we are told she is stable. it's too early to tell whether gibson will be able to perform her duties on the council. the next meeting is tomorrow. geoff: in commitment to thousand 16 news, that's in commitment -- in commitment 2016 news evangelist franklin graham hits , the road this week to urge conservative christians to the polls. he says says it will be a 50-state tour. multiple media organizations des moines, iowa. graham is scheduled to be in south carolina in february. christians to vote for candidates who uphold biblical endorsing any specific candidate. california social services center is set to reopen two buildings weeks after the san bernardino shooting. a third building which was the site of the shooting is closed
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a memorial service will also be held today to honor the victims. geoff: today in new york, lawyers for fantasy sports sites draft kings and fan duel head to court today in new york. they'll ask an appellate panel to allow the sites to continue to operate in the state while a lawsuit works its way through the courts. new york's attorney general is suing the sites, claiming they're running an illegal gambling operation. a helmet blunder in buffalo. they are supposed to protect players from injuries after missing a next a point, the kicker slams his helmet to the ground and it comes right back at him. allyson: ouch. geoff: that one hurts, especially when everyone around the country is seeing getit. allyson: ouch. geoff: it has been that way for the bills. another season where they will not make the playoffs. allyson: it looks that way on 385.
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closest to us on woodruff road. that is rare. this is an accident with injuries causing a slowdown. if you are headed out the door this morning, 385 around woodruff road, you will want to detour that area. ems on the scene. we will continue to bring you updates. that backup is in the southbound lane. if you're heading from greenville to simpsonville, you will run into that. dale will fill us in on the weather. geoff: frigid out there. dale: the mountains are seeing 15 to 20 plus miles per hour winds. as we look at from one of our various skycams. clear. no precipitation expected through wednesday. some snow in kentucky and the ohio valley area and the virginias. that will not impact us down south.
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32 in the upstate. 46 in the afternoon. mountain starting in the 20's and low 30's, feeling more like teens and 20's. an afternoon high of 36 in the mountains. tomorrow will be cold also soaking the code handy for the next couple of mornings. geoff: also today, the president is looking to take new executive action aimed at curbing gun violence. allyson: but republican presidential candidates are calling the moves dangerous. aixa diaz joins us live from our exclusive washington newsroom with more. aixa: today, president obama's meeting with te attorney general and the fbi director to discuss executive actions on gun control. this oval office meeting today follows a two-week hawaiian vacation for the first family. the president is now back in washington and ready to take on the polarizing issue, gun control, bypassing congress. one of the expected changes, expanding background checks on gun sales by forcing more
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sellers to register federally licensed gun dealers. the president is expected to talk more about this next week when he delivers his final state of the union address. allyson: it addition to the expanded background checks, one else's the president expected to announce? aixa: the plan reportedly tightens rules when it comes to reporting guns that have been stolen or lost and it beefs up inspections on licensed dealers. geoff: aixa diaz in our exclusive washington newsroom this morning. thank you very much. presidential candidates reacting along aurizon mines. --partisan lines. allyson: bill clinton will begin campaigning for his wife in new hampshire. geoff: coming up on the today show this morning donald trump , releases his first t.v. ads of the campaign while taking aim at the clintons on the campaign trail. what the candidate is saying with only four weeks left until
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the iowa caucuses just moments away on "today." allyson: we want to leave you with a shot of our woodruff road camera. 385 and woodruff road southbound backed up by an accident with injuries. we will continue to bring you updates as we get them. geoff: hope those. warm in their cars this morning. it is cold out there. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] in my business i can count on my i.t. guy bailing me out all the time... i'm not the i.t. guy. i'm the desktop support tech supervisor. and my customers knowing right when their packages arrive. introducing real-time delivery notifications.
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good morning. breaking overnight. donald trump's first television ad of his presidential campaign out this morning, and the republican front-runner is pushing all the buttons. >> the politicians can pretend it's something else, but donald trump calls it radical islamic terrorism. >> as former president bill clinton gets set to hit the trail solo to campaign for his wife and the candidates hope their messages with the caucuses a month away. and. people.
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>> the fbi hoping a peaceful end
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