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myra: today you are into handle the weather for pamela. chris: a nice day for a run. not terribly cold. a lot of runners will be down there this morning. not bad. not went like we had yesterday. that was a rough day. cold, heavy rainfall across many areas. it is currently 42 degrees. we have a south-southwest wind at three miles per hour. pretty ideal running conditions. it is colder in the mountains. 43, hendersonville. 40, franklin. visibility, poor. if you're traveling this morning in those areas, give yourself a little extra time to get out the door. partly cloudy skies today. it will be a nice one, and a warmer one. it is a few degrees above where
astral, 47, warming up to 46. we are watching for transfer winter weather as we head into sunday morning. all the moisture stays south of our area. by midnight tonight, we see clouds building across the area. we will be watching for a few snow showers moving into northeast georgia. that spreads over portions of asheville into hendersonville. this will be for the northern part of the upstate and the mountains. we will see the snow showers try to creep down. a few flurries may be mixed with the showers. the best chance of seeing snow is north of i-85 into the mountains. they could see half an inch. myra: thank you. tar top story this morning. police say a driver died last
this happened just before 11:00 on u.s. near furman university. 276 police say the driver of a 2003 honda pilot suv was traveling east went they went off the left side of the road, crossed over the median and two westbound lanes of traffic and then hit a tree. the driver died at the scene. we will continue to bring you updates both on air and onlien at wyff4.com. going to spartanburg county now. this is a look at i-85 near mile marker 82. this video is courtesy of the department of transportation. traffic was backed up for most of the day yesterday, after crews say a truck overturned carrying paint. stay with wyff news four both on air and online for the latest on traffic. turning to commend 2016 news now. republican presidential candidate ted cruz was in the upstate, rallying at north greenville university. the stop is part of his "cruzing to victory" swing through south
there were about 1500 people there listening to the texas senator. he talked about preserving religious freedom, and also the right to bear arms. he got the biggest applause when he talked about career politicians. ted cruz they get in bed with : the lobbiests and special interests and grow and grow government and we need to take power out of washington and back to, "we the people p ag." myra: cruz urged his supporters to get more involved in his campaign here in south carolina, to make sure their neighbors g out and vote. meanwhile south carolina native, , and former presidential candidate lindsey graham is throwing his support behind jeb bush. graham made the announcement yesterday, and says it all comes down to national security. he believes jeb bush has the best plan to fight isis. the pair now focused on doing well during the south carolina primary. bush is tied with chris christie
lead, with cruz, rubio and carson trailing behind. the democrats will debate in charleston sunday night, you can watch it right here on wyff 4. it airs at 9:00. hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and martin o'malley are expected there. nbc's lester holt and andrea mitchell will moderate. again, that is 9:00 tomorrow right here on wyff 4. , and some important dates for you. the south carolina republican primary is saturday, february 20th, followed by the democratic primary the following saturday, the 27th. in georgia, both primaries are on tuesday, march 1. in north carolina both primaries are on tuesday, march 15th. governor nikki haley has released her budget for this year. more than worth. $7 billion currently, the state has more than in reserve funds. $1 billion and you may wonder, how much of that will go to statewide flood relief, and road
governor haley: quit talking about it, let's put the money in there, let's start fixing the roads by priority and let's see the improvements that have happened. the billion dollars that we gave to roads two or three years ago without raising taxes is just now going into effect. so you're just now seeing those orange cones. the 1,000 year flood did have a cost to it. that was expected but as i said we were gonna try to cover it as much as we could so we didn't have to go to the feds. myra: governor haley says the two things she's most proud of are cutting her debt in half over the last five years, and doubling the reserve funds. south carolina attorney general alan wilson, says the state will gain back more than from food $337,000 stamp fraud. a-g wilson says ninety-nine people in south carolina pleaded guilty to food stamp fraud in 2015. he says the money recovered is the result of a year-long
and abuse of "supplemental >> now, wyff news 4 sports. -- fraudulent use of snap benefits is a felony. a local group is gearing up to celebrate the legacy of dr. martin luther king junior. the rainbow push coalition of greenville announced several events, happening this weekend. the mlk celebration will wrap up on monday with a blood drive and computer donations at the phyllis wheatley center. happening today, the 37th annual greenville run downtown will begin at 9:00. it starts in front of soby's restaurant, and then head south. some roads around the area will be closed this morning for the
mission off the island of oahu. officials have identified a debris area that covers two miles. rescuers are now scouring choppy waters -- looking for any sign of the marines. the governor of michigan is asking the white house to declare the water situation in one town, a disaster. but now he and other officials are under investigation for their role in the toxic water crisis. in 2014, the city of flint stopped paying for water from lake huron, and instead began to process water from the flint river, saving them a year later $19 million. the water was declared unsafe. now children are being tested for lead poisoning and the national guard is being mobilized to hand out bottled water. residents are furious. the michigan attorney general friday, launched a formal investigation into the situation. now investigators are trying to , see if any laws were violated and why it took authorities so
the attorney general called the situation in flint "a human tragedy" and said, "in 21st century america, no one should have to fear something as basic as turning on the kitchen faucet." walmart is closing 269 stores, two of those are in our area. the announcement comes three months after the ceo told the company that they would review its store sleet. what you remember about taking the sats? our guest will tell us how teens
hey, guys, it's annie. now, if you're anything like me, you're always looking for ways to save money, especially when it comes to your weekly grocery trip. well, with walmart every day low prices, saving money while keeping the pantry full... that's easier than you think. in head-to-head shopping, the total at walmart beat that of bi-lo. greenville, the total amount saved at walmart vs. bi-lo was $20.64 on this week's groceries - that's 17%.
myra: this is a very important thing for many high schoolers. >> it is. what i think parents need to know is the sat has been revised. what that means for your student is it is a different exam. the folks that they have gone out and purchased are probably ok, but it will not help some prepare as well. the best thing to do is take it, to see what it is like. myra: is this from feedback that they decided to make the changes, or what is the reason? >> i think they realized overtime there were things that they needed to change. one of the things that i find from the sat and the a cd, they are geared to help the student know how successful they will be at college. it is kind of a good thing, whereas some people may think
i think the sat is adapting to what colleges need in the future. myra: kids have the opportunity to take a practice exam for free. it is at any so the location? -- sylvan location? >> it is. all they need to do is bring their calculator. myra: it is monday, january 18. >> this monday. that is correct. myra: you need a calculator. >> that's right. if they're not able to get to this practice session -- we do this frequently -- we will have another one on february 15. it is a perfect time to come in having fun and answering math questions. myra: ok. you have some questions -- chris
you have a multiple choice question. what is this asking? >> there is no doubt that larry is a genuine blank -- you have a choice for three words. he excels at telling fascinating stories. which answer would you choose? myra: c. >> that is the correct answer. myra: this next one. another multiple-choice question. >> that's right. although something -- i cannot read this. the former term actually refers to a blank group of insects.
because any of those three could fit. myra: i think it is c. >> myra: that is correct. myra:how did you get the answer? myra: it was the only that was interchangeable. >> you did it by process of elimination. these are some of the strategies you will learn. myra: that's great. there are many more questions. we don't have time to get to them. maybe we can have you back in february for another preview. >> that would be great. we can talk more about the differences between the two exams. myra: what is the number for sylvan? thank you. >> now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. chris: you guys can quiz me next time. i will get the calculator ready. dry.
a much better day on the way today. we do have some light rain and snow showers across the tendency border. that's about it. apart from that, partly cloudy skies. not a bad day to go for a run. temperatures not below freezing. 42 degrees right now. visibility, a little bit of a concern, but the fog pushing off to the east, and burning off a bit. a little bit of fog out there. give yourself some extra time traveling. otherwise, not a bad start to the day. 43, spartanburg. as we had throughout the morning, if you're heading downtown, temperatures not bad. we are already at 55 by 1:00 with sunshine.
in asheville, we will start off at 57. spartanburg, partly cloudy skies. anderson, partly cloudy skies and temperatures starting off at 47, warming up to 57 by later today. typically, we should be around 52-53 degrees. we will be a few degrees above that. down towards greenwood and abbeville, look for temperatures to be in the upper 50's. a good bit warmer than we should be for this time of the year. we are watching for a slight chance of snowfall activity. this time of the year, this gets our attention. as we head into tonight, by midnight, we see cloud cover. temperatures will be moderately cold in the upstate. right around freezing for the mountains.
2:00-3:00, spreading down to hendersonville. we will see snow showers in those locations. light rain across the upstate, possibly mixed in with snowflakes. maybe a brief flurry, a snow shower. areas south of their sre seeing much less of a chance of that. areas that do see snowfall, it will all be gone by lunch. the snow that does accumulate will probably burn off. we will see temperatures in the 40's for sunday. look for accumulation in the mountains. maybe a dusting. maybe a quarter of an inch in asheville. that's about it. all of the models agree with that across the upstate. not seeing one of them showing
80% chance of flurries. 15% chance of a dusting. 5% chance that what falls could be half an inch. for the mountains, some of the model showing about half an inch. then, we see maybe quarter of an inch in some of the other models. temperatures will be very cold as you head into the early part of the work week. polar conditions moving in from the midwest. it will be downright frigid moving into the work week. highs only in the upper 30's. the cold blast lasts until thursday and friday of the next week. a high of seven. 50 by tomorrow with a chance for light rain and light flurries. then, we stay cold all next weekend. myra: thank you. david bowie has an unusual
the cincinnati zoo named this baby penguin "bowie" days before the singer's death. the fairy penguin was born on david bowie's birthday, january eighth, weighing less than two ounces. >> really cool to actually honor david bowie's legacy and his musical influence by naming the little penguin after him. myra: bowie died sunday of cancer. no word yet if the little bird is a boy or girl. the penguin will make its public debut at a zoo exhibit this spring. we now have the audio recordings of air traffic control communications with a south florida-bound flight that hit serious turbulence, injuring several passengers and a flight attendant. the american airlines flight was coming from miami -- into miami from laguardia airport. we're told the plane first encountered turbulence near vero beach. >> american 1410, we have one
nose and we have several minor injuries to passengers. myra: fortunately, none of the injuries were considered life-threatening, and plane landed safely at miami international airport. the rams have ditched saint louis to return to los angeles. and fans in missouri are outraged. rams t-shirts and jerseys have been going into the fire pit. some fans are still feeling the burn from the rams owner, who said the state of the city of missouri cannot support a football team. but, other fans are turning their passion into helping others. some restaurants and pubs are offering free food in exchange for old rams gear. they are planning on donating the gear to homeless in the city. >> weather you come to crown candy, theres several bars and restaurants around town doing the exact same thing, or even just go to a shelter but put the clothes to good use.
a charlotte native got a heartwarming surprise after a tragic accident. eric gomez's mother suffered a sudden brain aneurysm and died on christmas night. to cheer him up, his coworkers reached out to the panthers and told the team they were looking for something that could brighten his day. the panthers responded to the letter, with this care package full of panthers goodies and a message that read #keep pounding. time for your time light on this 16th day of january. on this day in alcoholic 1920, beverages became illegal in the united states. the 18th amendment of the u.s. constitution took effect, starting what was known as "prohibition." the volstead act prohibited the manufacture, purchase, transportation, import, export and sale of alcoholic beverages, for the next thirteen years. stay with us.
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over the next day, we will see partly cloudy skies. temperatures will top out in the upper 50's. a nice one, compared to yesterday. maybe a few snowflakes in the upstate. snow showers in the mountains could total up to half an inch. that's it. myra: wyff news four today continues. >> you are watching live, local, breaking news with myra ruiz and weat this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. myra: the upstate has a number of family fun filled events this weekend, like this one, the south carolina international auto show. chris, you mentioned the runner's downtown. we have some avid runners here. they will run even if it is 20 below. chris: i know. today, not bad. a jacket or a sweatshirt.
we have clear conditions. no rain to be dealing with. we lucked out with this forecast. if this was yesterday -- what overall daa raw day. 43, spartanburg. 30, asheville. look at elberton, 51 degrees. we do have a little bit of fog out there, but not too bad. over towards pickens county and greenville county, visibility down to three miles. not too bad. in greenville, we will start off with 46 by 9:00. 57 by 3:00 with sunshine. in asheville, 57 degrees by 9:00. we are watching the slight chance for winter weather later on tonight. we are watching a gulf flow coming our way. as we head into midnight
most of the moisture going south of uwhat we do get will be in the form of light drizzle and a few flurries across the upstate. not a lot. we will see the snow start at 6:00, continue for a few hours. by lunchtime, it moves east. what is on the ground will burn off because temperatures will be in the 40's by sunday. it will be cold and windy. myra: thank you. new this morning. police say a driver was killed last night, after driving into a tree. investigators say the driver of a 2003 honda pilot suv, and was traveling east when they went off the left side of the road, crossed over the median and two westbound lanes of traffic and then hit a tree.
we will continue to bring you more information of what happened, perhaps the identity of the person, both on-air and online at wyff4.com. in spartanburg county, this was a major inconvenience. this was mile marker 82 at i-85. traffic was backed up for most of the day yesterday, after crews say a truck overturned carrying paint. stay with wyff news four both on air and online for the latest on traffic turning to commitment to thousand 16. -- 2016. republican presidential candidate ted cruz was in the upstate tonight, rallying at north greenville university, the stop is part of his "cruzing to victory" swing through south carolina. there were about 1500 people there. the texas senator talk about preserving religious freedom, and also the right to bear arms. he got the biggest applause when he talked about career politicians. >> they get in bed with the
and grow and grow government and we need to take power out of washington and back to we the people. that is what this campaign is all about. myra: cruz urged his supporters to get more involved in his campaign, and make sure their neighbors get out and vote. he then left for stops in fort mill and myrtle beach. meanwhile, south carolina native, and former presidential candidate lindsey graham is throwing his support behind jeb bush. ground made the announcement yesterday. he says it all comes down to national security, he believes jeb bush has the best plan to fight isis. the pair is focused on doing well during the south carolina primary. right now in the latest nbc-wall street journal poll, bush is tied with chris christie in 5th place, trump continues to lead, with cruz, rubio and carson trailing behind. the democrats will debate in charleston sunday night, you can see it right here on wyff 4.
hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and martin o'malley all expected to be there. again, this is sunday at 9:00, right here on wyff 4. and some important dates for you to keep in mind. the south carolina republican primary is saturday, february 20th. the democratic primary happens the following saturday, the 27th. in georgia, both primaries are on tuesday, march 1. in north carolina, both primaries are on tuesday, march 15th. governor nikki haley has released her budget for this year. it is more than $7 billion worth of money. currently, the state has more than one billion dollars in reserve funds. and you may wonder, how much of that will go to statewide flood relief and road repair. governor haley: quit talking about it, let's put the money in there, let's start fixing the roads by priority and let's see the improvements that have happened. the billion dollars that we gave to roads two or three years ago
now going into effect. so you're just now seeing those orange cones. the 1,000 year flood did have a cost to it. that was expected but as i said we were gonna try to cover it as much as we could so we didn't have to go to the feds. myra: governor haley says the two things she's most proud of over the last five years, and doubling the reserve funds. happening today, the rainbow coalition of greenville has plans for the long weekend. today, a college fair. and the african american , leadership council of united way, will host it's tenth annual mlk day of service, a way to honor the life and legacy of martin luther king jr.. also happening this weekend, the south carolina international auto show, is back in the upstate, you can catch the show today and tomorrow at the tv convention
it will run from 10:00 to 9:00. tickets for adults are $13 and up. military, seniors, and children are five dollars. children under the age of six can get in free. sunday is family day which means children get in with a paying adult. straight ahead, don't forget to bundle up for the winter weather. chris: take a look at the edges of skycam. we have clear skies, but not too
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example of what we need to keep in mind as we get out and enjoy the winter sports. >> that's correct. over 47,000 children are sent to the emergency room every year due too injuries sustained flooding -- sledding, and ice-skating. myra: we have some tips, some bullet points from the cbdc. some interesting things. sledding at snowboarding have the most injuries. >> exactly. most people do not realize the height injury rate for these injuries. it is important to realize see you can be prepared, go out, and be safe. myra: collisions with objects are some of the most frequent reasons for having a head injury.
children who are not aware of risks, sometimes it can become quite a dangerous combination. myra: in the next set of tips, you talk about the way we need to dress children. right? >> it is important to dress in layers. a compression layer underneath. so, if you have a depth layer of clothing, you can take it off. it allows your body to accommodate for changing body temperature throughout the day. myra: watch the clock. >> certainly. parents want to make sure they have 30-40 minutes outside with their children, then common site for a warm-up break. myra: you are saying to make sure you are playing with the proper equipme>> certainly. if you children outside, make sure they have a helmet, whether a multi sport helmet, or bicycle helmet.
children often don't realize they are thirsty when they are outside and cold. make sur stay hydrated before, after, and while they are outside. myra: people think sunscreen is just for summertime. >> it is important to apply before you go outside. myra: no, our candy because they could -- no gum or candy because they could show. >> safety first. myra: you brought this beautiful sled. >> when parents are looking for a sled, it is important to look at some of them manufacturers' specifications. it also gives you wait recommendations -- weight recommendations, and also does it have handgrips, a steering mechanism?
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picking up on a little bit of drizzle, mixed in with some snow flurries. not a big deal. otherwise, a nice start to the day. here is the view from our peace center skycam. a lot of runners about to take to downtown. not too bad when you consider it is january, and a morning run. 42 degrees. we will see temperatures warming into the 50's. a little fog across greenville and pickens county. back to northeast georgia, stevens, thick fog. give yourself some extra time as you travel that way. 41 in spartanburg. 51 in elberton. not a bad start to the day. in greenville, expected to be 46 by 9:00. 57 by 3:00. warming up nicely.
some snow flurries possible in charlotte, just before the panthers game. as the day goes on, by lunchtime, warming into the mid to upper 30's. what has fallen on the ground will likely melt. we will see sunshine and colder air. it looks like a dusting to a quarter of an inch. most of the models agreeing with this. can see no snow for us. for the mountains, a little more. considering something does fall from the sky, and 80% chance it
a 5% chance we get some snow in the upstate. your chances are spread out a little more evenly for a 30% chance of dusting. the big story is the cold air, moving down from canada. look at this. some part of the cold air moves our way. be will be in the teens and 20's by monday and tuesday with a high struggling to get out of the 30's. the cold air last into thursday until the next system moves our way. it looks like a rain-snow event. here is the four-day plus. a 40% chance of snow showers. it stays very cold monday and tuesday.
way thursday night into friday. we will see temperatures warm enough that it should be a mainly rain event for the area, but the rain could be mixed in with snow from time to time. we will be watching that closely. myra: we know you will be. and you may be heading to a ski resort. a st. louis dad has been denying his son $20. it was met with this reply letter. chris: the request says it was denied because of the son's history of not doing chores. the letter was complete with the institution's letterhead and slogan "because, apparently i , look like i'm made of money" -- i like this. already. the letter does say his son can appeal to the complaint
does your daughter do that, instead says no, she goes to mom? myra: she is supposed to do chores, but she forgets also. she does not ask for allowance, but if she were, that would he a good idea. i can remind her she is not doing chores. i never got an allowance. i didn't even think of asking for money. chris: exactly. myra: thank you. take a look at this. remember the "pizza rat" in new york, last year? it's got some competition. take a look at the pita rat. somebody dropped it in new york's herald square subway station. you can see -- these two rats struggled to drag it up the stairs. a woman who saw this all happen started recording and posted the video online. the rats manage to get it up a few steps, but they're hunger overtakes them -- and they eventually just give up and chow down.
ricardo: cam newton says the seahawks rematch this weekend is must-see tv. coming up later, the basketball team does something they have never done before. when cigarette cravings hit, all i can think about is getting relief. only nicorette mini has a patented fast-dissolving formula. it starts to relieve sudden cravings fast. i never know when i'll need relief.
>> now, wyff news 4 sports. >> it has been an unbelievable experience here. the past three years. going to the university of alabama. something i will cherish for the rest of my life. ricardo: derrick henry making it official. he will leave early for the nfl. he was projected as a second round pick. something tells me he will not last that long. a rematch between the carolina panthers and the seattle seahawks. this time, on the east coast. marshawn lynch is expected to
jonathan stewart should be as close to 100% for the game as he possibly can be. just like in last years game, in seattle, all eyes on the two quarterbacks. russell wilson and cam newton, likely the mvp. noon has been in the playoffs in back-to-back years for the panthers. he says he will rely on my , -- on that experience on sunday. >> i have been lucky for this to be numerous games, and playing in the playoffs, but my record is not what i wanted to be. for us, we are excited about the opportunititwe have. we feel extremely confident in each and every game we have played, and this game is not different. >> it is a good matchup. itits a championship type game. like i said, this team and the carolina panthers, they play extremely well. they play great football. we are talking about team that
ricardo: a win would put them in the championship game for the first time since 2005. kickoff is 1:00 on sunday. we will have complete coverage from charlotte. dabo swinney was coach of the year by two more organizations. that is now 11 coach of the year honors for sweeney. the defensive coordinator named coordinator of the year. the winning streak can get to five this weekend for the clemson tigers basketball
team. to do it, it will take another whin. clemson coming off the impressive when against duke. a win this weekend -- four straight wins has given them
the coach says that is what gets the guys excited to welcome eighth-ranked miami today. >> i think the guys a little more confident, a little more comfortable. we
are running better offense, trusting each other, and scoring more. ricardo: miami has won eight of its last nine games. the hurricanes only lost at virginia. the game tips at 2:00 this afternoon. at halftime, the tigers back from the national championship. the community will have a chance to honor the record-setting 2015 team. the gamecocks finally showed they were human this week. south carolina lost. what a start. they have a chance to get back in the win column today when missouri comes to town. south carolina is ranked as high as 15. the ball goes in the air this afternoon at 1:00.
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>> live, local, breaking news. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. myra: new information this morning. we are more information after pers killed crossing two lanes of oncoming traffic. good morning to you. a nice fresh face in for pamela this morning. chris: good to be here. we are watching it interesting set up. a few flurries possible across the upstate. snow showers could total to a dusting. here is a look at the sky, network. greenville, looking nice. a lot of runners about to take to downtown.