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fell around wyff and greenville. on the right, a lot shot in philadelphia where they prep for a major winter storm going east. chris has more coming up, but first, let's take a look at the photos you sent has yesterday. allyson: the impact from this bill yesterday could mean black ice todathat is precious. schools closed and others on the lay and pickens county plans to operate on a two hour delay. cap also canceled classes for war k. myra: we have school closings and delays at the bottom of the screen and you can also find them on the afghan on www.wyff4.m -- on the app and on www.wyff4.com. chris: a lot going on across the weather center today. live super doppler 4 hd is drive. we have a winter weather advisory from the northern part of georgia and all the way to north carolina.
otherwise, we are talking about a winter storm warning that has been upgraded overnight while you were sleeping for the i-85 corridor, georgia and up to a north carolina and in south carolina with a significant winter storm on the way tonight around 2:00 p.m. with roads being possibly icy as early as six 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. it is currently 34 degrees in downtown greenville, 31 in asheville, 30 in spartanburg, 32 in anderson. partly cloudy skies today, temperatures warming to the middle 40's. ashok starts off at 30 and once up to 43 -- asheville starts off at 30 and warms up to 43. rain moves in overnight tonight and that rain will cool the
-- north of i-85, ice will mix in with snow later tonight. could see, coming up. allyson: two. with black ice the concern, the carolinas and georgia getting the roads ready. myra: aly myles is standing out in the cold and taking a look at the prep good morning. we are in asheville. we drove from greenville to asheville and you can see the amount of solution may have ready to go on the roads. it is pretty impossible to see just how tall this is. i am going to guess at least 30 feet or closer to 40 or 50. they already have so much solution on the roads right now, preparing for whatever else should come in the next day or two. officials say they applied 150,000 gallons of salt brine to major interstates and primary routes yesterday. officials say crews may reapply salt brine today if conditions allow. they say crews will go into
now, to give you a taste of what's expected to come. here's video from snow yesterday in asheville. ground in some areas of buncombe county, and some students were let out of school early. snow for skiers. plenty taking advantage of the snow in this video from mo if you take a look around, even see nc dot trucks are ready to go. driver stopping coming in and out all morning long and we spoke with the drivers who said right now their lame low and waiting for this to get going. aly myles wyff news 4 live in asheville. allyson: thank you. the east coast is also preparing, even the president of the united states isn't immune from the headache that by driving. traffic normally clears out for the president, but that cannot
the motorcade passed several accidents as presidential vehicles slid across slick roads and the president arrived at the white house safely. local doctors are warning that the elderly and young are most at risk with this wintry weather on the way. doctors at greenville memorial hospital say they're expecting to see people with injuries caused by slips and falls , sledding accidents and frost , bite. doctors say they're most worried about hypothermia among the elderly. doctors say make sure you bundle up doing everyday things. allyson: also concern for flights. american, southwest and delta airlines will waive ticket change fees and fare differences for customers who want to postpone their trips. those airlines are issuing travel waivers to customers who are expecting delays and cancellations. myra: don't forget, we have all
wyff4.com and our wyff 4 app. for school closures, check the information at the bottom of the screen. governor nikki haley gave her state of the state address last night. allyson: there were tears, there were celebrations of successes, and there were some called out directly. they focused on issues of fixing state roads, bridges, and lawmakers say they have to face that this year. last year, they did not come up with an agreement for fixing the crumbling roads, bridg the -- bridges and highways. the governor was firm understands. >> i think no differently of our roads situation than when i stood before you one year ago. i will not sign any piece of legislation that raises taxes. not year one, not year five, not year 10. allyson: the governor also broke down when she honored two of the three survivors of the charleston shooting at the emanuel ame church.
gave them a standing ovation. following the governor's speech, mandy norrell of lancaster gave the democratic response. myra: the state representative spoke of the lack of progress made under the republican party leadership, specifically in public education, health care and economic growth. she also took aim at the party and governor nikki haley. >> republicans in the senate actually filibuster their own bill last summer until it was dead for the year. and while the republicans are fighting amongst themselves, our citizens continue to suffer with tattered roads and dangerous bridges. myra: norell went on to say that if democrats were in control of the legislature, they would have a bill on governor haley's desk within days. allyson: if you missed governor haley's state of the state, we have the whole speech on wyff4.com. taking a look at the roads, have
-- i-85 around white horse road, take a look at the accidents around the area with a couple to tell you about. in greenville, accident old lauren road and girls grow pro debt highway 59 and in spartanburg at highway 221, -- and earl's road at highway 59 in spartanburg at highway 221. all of these roads are closed because they are doing construction in the greer area. use main street. travel times on the interstate looking good, but watch out for patches of black ice. let's see how you look at i-385 and haywood road. myra: thank you. chris, everybody was ooing over the snow, but different reaction. chris: there's some will be different because that dreaded board of ice.
possibility of more ice. one model showing upwards of 6/10 of an inch of ice for the greenville and spartanburg area and the lower end of the models showing about 3/10. if you split the difference, it is somewhat around half an inch and that would be damaging for the greenville-spartanburg area. taking a look at the snow model, anywhere from three inches to nine inches, but it does not account for what will fall as ice and it uses up some of that moisture. even if you cut these in half, the low-end would be half an john and i think anywhere from two inches to four inches across the upstate on top of the ice. this is for the northern part of the upstate, north of i-85. for the mountains, pretty much all snow and it ramps up friday into saturday.
afternoon, with northwest flow snow, we could pick up her on one foot in the northern part of asheville. taking a look at the forecast, one quarter of an inch of eyes to happen inch of ice from the i-85 corridor north down with anywhere from one inch to three inches on top of that. it depends on how quickly the snow transitions over. for the mountains, four inches to six inches from the asheville and hendersonville area with nearly one foot in the carolina mountaintoday is looking ok with rain moving in late. the rain will change ice overnight and things will go downhill. by friday morning, ice changes the snow and it will be impactful as we head into friday evening and saturday. >> his training took over and he was good. myra: a greenville county deputy is now home from the hospital and praising a fellow deputy for actions on the night he was shot. more from him, next. allyson: plus, just days away from the nfc conference
this is wmyra: preparing for winter weather here in the southeast. this is a live look at johnson city, tennessee. you can see traffic on the roads and snow. black ice is a big concern this morning. more of your morning weather and traffic, coming up. allyson: new details now on a deadly house fire in pickens. the coroner has identified the victim as 81-year-old kathleen bagwell. this is video from sky 4 over the scene tuesday afternoon. the fire broke out at a home on ann street. there is no word on how the fire started. the coroners says bagwell's body was found in the back of the home. to hart county georgia now, a shooting involving an officer and a man with a machete. deputies say it happened last night on old reed creek road. authorities were called there for a domestic complaint. deputies shot a man after he reportedly confronted them with a machete. that man was taken to the hospital. he will be released into the custody of the sheriff's office. no deputies were injured.
who was shot in the head months ago on the job is now at home. fellow law enforcement officers applauded deputy dave dempsey as he left the roger c peace rehab hospital yesterday. dempsey spent 41 days in the hospital. he's expected to make a full recovery with therapy. dempsey praised a fellow deputy for his actions the night he was shot. >> he stayed in the game and eliminated any further injury that could have occurred easily occurred. his training took over and he was good. allyson: -- myra: charles rosemond was shot to death after investigators say he fired at dempsey. deputies were responding to a robbery call at his apartment. chris: with yesterday's might snowfall, there is black ice in the north carolina mountains, so be careful. a winter storm warning in effect for what is going to fall tonight and on friday.
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but the greatest kobe from greenville. if you are north of haywood mall, you will see a bigger storm throughout the next couple of days. what fun yesterday was pretty but it left moisture on the roadway and we have black ice as a concern in the northern part of georgia and into western north carolina. a winter storm warning in effect for the i-85 corridor from a back towards georgia and all of north carolina. he was look at the skycam network, 34 degrees, a dry start to the day. smooth sailing today, cold start, 31 in asheville, 32 in anderson. over the day today, sunshine mixed with clouds. lower 40's. asheville starts off at 30 and rises to 43. the winter storm arrives late tonight and it will start as rainfall around midnight. it will change to sleet
and make oath the 8:00 hour, rain will mix with freezing rain. freezing rain looks like it is raining outside, but if you go and touch your car and walk on the sidewalk, it is covered in ice. that will be the threat all day in the upstate
and north carolina mountains, as it will be freezing rain and sleet all day long on friday. it will change over to snowfall on the backend as cold air rushes in overnight friday and into saturday. before things come to an end, by about lunch in the north carolina mountains on saturday. pretty concerning with three quarters of an inch in the north carolina mountains. for the upstate, rather, for saturday on friday, how much ice we could have. we could cap nine inches of snow on the high-end in the low-end been three inches. snow models are not accounting for what moisture will fall as ice, so if you cut that in half,
nine to 12 inches of snowfall. we are going to go with a quarter of an inch of ice to half an inch of ice and possibly a damaging ice storm along i-85 northbound with about three inches of snow on top of that. or inches to six inches possible for the mountains of north carolina with nearly one foot in the high country. it goes downhill overnight. we will have high impacts on roadways and pretty much impossible over friday night and into saturday after it falls. we will see a cold the on friday, saturday, so not much melting. sunday, sunshine and 50's and we should get melting by then. allyson: taking a look at the roads, i-85 clear. traffic moving nicely around white horse road. no real reports from highway
in westminster, an accident at highway 59. also one in spartanburg county. highway 221 moving slower at bryant road with an accident. in simpsonville, one on old state and old laurens roads. none with injuries but in the roadway. in the city of greer, railroad crossings are closed with construction. several streets close. asking you to use main street and line straight. construction ongoing throughout the weekend. 85 looking at a swift speed limit drive. all 385, traffic was moving nicely. we will keep you updated. myra: thank you. the nfc championship, and the carolina panthers hoping for a victory that will lead them to the super bowl. wyff news 4's ricardo lecompte is in charlotte where the weather has become part of the
ricardo: the carolina panthers continue preparation for sunday's nfc chamagainst the cardinals. on wednesday night, the ideal condition to practice in, so ron rivera once his team out in this condition as much is possible to acclimate themselves. overall, the locker room to reveal, relaxed, and not talking about the super bowl. there is no point in talking about in one step closer to the super bowl because they're not in that game yet and they have to take care of business against the arizona cardinals. the cardinals arts 7-1 on the road and they have been successful plane away from glendale, arizona. our coverage continues on their and on our social media platform leading up to the game on sunday night. ricardo lecompte wyff news 4. myra: thank you. remember to join us saturday for a special wyff 4 panthers
again, it's on saturday. again and you have been watching this has this has regressed. progressed. chris: we have black ice as a concern in the winter weather advisory in effect for the north carolina mountains and down to the northern part of pickens, greenville and akoni counties. i will show you the details in just a few minutes. they'll's school salute comes from marshall primary school in belton. they enjoyed some sunshine after the recent rain. there were being good sports about getting the picture made for the yearbook. at the back of the picture is
photos from balsam grove, north carolina, easley, clemson, and dacusville, anderson, and more. don't forget to send in your weather watcher photos to ulocal on the wyff 4 app. allyson: we also have school closings running in the ticker below for you this morning. you can also find those on our app and wyff4.com. now, to tell us about what we're expecting today, chris? chris: tonight, things go downhill. the roads are still a little bit wet, so black ice spots in back toward brave and county and all of north carolina. we will be watching for the second winter storm to head our way and this could be packing quite a punch. the winter storm warning in effect for the northern part of the upstthe four-day plus looks like this. 45 degrees today with rain moving in tonight. ice transitions into the
friday morning will start to the slick, especially the northern parts of the upstate. all day friday, we seek a wintry mix and snow for the first part of saturday could total about one inch to 1.5 inches. we will have more on the forecast, coming up. allyson: thank you. crews in the carolinas and georgia are getting the roads prepped for you today as concerns of ice continue to grow. myra: wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live from asheville with a look at the preparations. aly: the calm before the storm and asheville. take a look behind me. they have stopped this up and you can see where the trucks have been coming in and out, grabbing huge amounts of the solution, ready to get on the video. offi applied 150,000 gallons of salt brine to major interstates and primary routes yesterday. officials say crews may reapply salt brine today if conditions allow. they say crews will go into active salting once snow comes.
what's expected to come. here's video from snow yesterday in asheville. it was enough to stick to the ground in some areas of buncombe county, and some students were let out of school early. in the higher elevations, like -- the snow was much needed and appreciated for ski resorts. plenty taking advantage of the snow in this video from yesterday. it is probably about 10 degrees warmer than it has been the lasas two days, so not as bundled up as usual. but that they concern over the next couple of days is black ice, so if you see wet spots, make sure to take it easy. aly myles wyff news 4 live in asheville. myra: thank you. we will take a live look at philadelphia.
allyson: some areas getting ready. nikole killion joins us. nikole: we have a test run and this turned into an icy and slippery mess after they failed to treat the roads. part of president obama's motorcade slipped around in the snow as they shuttled him back to the white house. when showers stretched hours with multiple accidents. the real storm has not hit yet. the mid-atlantic could get up to to feed of snow in the coming days. a blizzard watch has already been issued for the nation's capital and surrounding areas. nikole killion wyff news 4 in washington. myra: thank you. local doctors are warning that the elderly and young are the most at risk for injuries with the weather on the way. doctors at greenville memorial hospital say they're expecting to see people with injuries caused by slips and falls , sledding accidents and frost , bite. doctors say they're most worried about hypothermia among the elderly.
bundled up, even with every day things. allyson: airlines announced they will waive ticket differences and change fees for customers who want to postpone their trips. those airlines are issuing travel waivers to customers who are expecting delays and cancellations. myra: don't forget, we have all your full forecasts, interactive radar, closing and delays on wyff4.com and our wyff 4 app. for school closings, check the bottom of your screen. stay up to date witht alerts on all of your devices. governor nikki haley gave her state of the state address last night. ally: there were tears, there were celebrations of
successes, and there were some called out directly. the big issues were protecting survivors of domestic violence, fixing state roads and bridges. lawmakers say they will ha t that this year. last year, they cannot come up with an agreement to fix the
lawmakers say the compromise is a must, but the governor was firm understands. >> i think no differently of our roads situation than when i -- allyson: firm on her stance. >> i think no differently of
our roads situation than when i stood before you one year ago. i will not sign any piece of legislation that raises taxes. not year one, not year five, not year 10. allyson: the governor also broke down when she honored two of the three survivors of the charleston shooting at the emanuel ame church. in fact, the entire legislature gave them myra: after the governor's speech, mandy norrell of lancaster gave the democratic response. the state representative spoke of the lack of progress made under the republican party leadership, specifically in public education, health care and economic growth. she also took aim at the party , saying that nikki haley cannot get them to agree on roads and bridges. >> republicans in the senate actually filibustered their own roads bill last summer until it was dead for the year. and while the republicans are
citizens continue to suffer with tattered roads and dangerous bridges. myra: representative norell went on to say that if democrats were in control of the legislature, they would have a bill on governor haley's desk within days. we have the whole state of the state address and the response on wyff4.com. myra: thank you. i will have a check of the roads in a minute, but mostly looking pretty clear. i will not be the case saturday morning. chris: ice will ramp up. i'll will be said than done by
>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast. chris: the winter storm on our doorsteps. cloudy skies. he will start to see rain begin to move in by this evening. the rain will act as a cooler atmosphere and we will start to see that transition shortly after midnight tonight. as temperatures begin to cool by around 7:00 or 8:00 tomorrow, ice will begin in the greenville and spartanburg area.
want to be by midmorning and the ice will continue for areas around i-85 n nthbound, especially for cherokee, northern union county, spartanburg, pickens, extreme north are in anderson and back toward oconee county. that will had -- that will be all day long. we will see a lull before snow develops friday night and into saturday. snow will continue until around 7:00 a.m. saturday and it begins to move out. we will see snow for the mountains and a cold day late for us. the latest ice model showing around 1/10 of an inch of the greenville-spartanburg area. either way, we could see a damaging eyes storm. for the north carolina mountains, nine inches to 12 inches of snow and it will primarily be snow in the
half an inch of ice is the concern on i-85 northbound and back toward the northeast georgia mountains. for the asheville and hendersonville area, four inches to six inches plus of snow but nearly one foot for the high country. as we had throughout the overnight, some ice will mix in, but it will be the midmorning hours of friday that will see ice mixed with rain and just turning over to regular eyes about the rest of the day and snow transitions over for friday evening and the roads get really slick. we will have a significant impact. a 20% chance of rain today and 100% chance of a wintry mix throughout the day tomorrow. temperatures against warm into sunday with sunshine and melting. allyson: taking a look at the roads and watching for black ice. no reports yet, but take a look
-- at i-85 and highway 178. low. i-385 northbound with the new accident breaking with injuries. that is near the southern connector. in taylors, accidents blocking the road. look is tell road at the 2800 block. traffic is -- locust hill wrote that 28 block end at westminster and highly 59. in seneca, wells highway is slow around sandoval boulevard. not with injuries, so hopefully clear soon. 26 and 40 a speed limit drive. you will want to watch out. moving at the speed limit drive right now. myra: thank you. as the panthers prepare for the championship game,
quarterback cam newton was named the pro football writers nfl mvp and offensive player of the year. he's the first player in nfl history with at least 30 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns in a single season. while a trip to super bowl l is on the line sunday night in charlotte, the team isn't talking super bowl just yet. wyff news 4's ricardo lecompte has more from charlotte. ricardo: the carolina panthers are one win away from super bowl l and with the extra media attention, you would figure the team would be very uptight. that is not the case in the locker room. they are very loose, having fun and relaxed leading up to the game against the cardinals. they are businesslike and they know they cannot talk about super bowl l unless they win the game on sunday. >> it doesn't do any good to talk about the next game if we do not get there, so we will focus on the game we are about to play. we understand that this game is
we understand this is an opportunity for us to move forward, but you have to win first. >> at the end of the day, we had to be ourselves. we have been successful are your long because of that. we will continue to be successful because of that. we have to stay focused on the process. if we do that, we will give ourselves a chance. ricardo: weather made play a factor and it is snowing right now outside of the stadium. ron rivera once to make sure his team practices and the weather as much as the can leading up to sunday at 6:40. ricardo lecompte wyff news 4. myra: weather has back to our -- has backed up our panthers playoff special. we will now air that special at 7:00 saturday night, right here on wyff 4. our sports team will have an in-depth look at the panthers as they prepare for the nfc champioship against the cardinals. again, that's right here on wyff
includes photos from balsam grove, north carolina, easley, clemson, andndacusville, anderson, and more. don't forget to send in your weather watcher photos to ulocal on the wyff 4 app. myra: we also have school closings running in the ticker below for you this morning. you can also find those on our app and wyff4.com. now, to tell us about what we're expecting today, let's check in with chris. chris: today should be ok with the exception of black ice this morning. the light snow provided moisture on the roadways from yesterday. that has given us over the black ice and that advisory goes until 7:00 a.m. the storm headed our way was upgraded to a winter warning to watch. this creates as it is driving conditions starting tomorrow morning and until saturday at 7:00 p.m. we expect quite a bit of ice across the area. 31 in asheville, 30 and spartanburg and we will continue to see temperatu warm 44
warmer then you would need for precipitation or snow across the area, so no concerns and just rain by the evening. asheville will top out in the upper 40's. tomorrow, we see the rain move in. later tonight, we will see that after midnight" the atmosphere down. starting tomorrow fire around 6:00 or 8:00, ice will mix and in the northern part of greenville and spartanburg county it to pickens county. i continues along the i-85 corridor door were found all day before changing to snow on friday night and clearing out by 7:00 a.m. on saturday morning. i will show you those snow totals, coming up. allyson: thank you. the carolinas and georgia are getting the roads ready for you today in this weekend. myra: aly myles is standing by
aly: completely clear roads from greenville to asheville only did the drorni dot is ready for what may happen in the next coming days. behind me, there are two different solutions. one is the salt brine to the side and another appears to be a dirt material. you can see how had that goes, probably between 30 feet and 40 feet high. scdot has already applied 150,000 gallons of salt brine to major interstates and primary routes yesterday. officials say crews may reapply salt brine today if conditions allow. they say crews will go into active salting once snow comes. now, to give you a taste of what is expected to come here's , video from snow yesterday in asheville. it was enough to stick to the ground in some areas of buncombe county, and some students were let out of school early. in the higher elevations, snow is called for ski resorts like
plenty of them taking advantage in this video from yesterday. it may be a little warmer than the last couple of days, but still very cold and there are wet spots on the road because of melted snow. take it easy and watch for black ice this morning. aly myles wyff news 4 live asheville. myra: thank you. do not forget to check our wyff news 4 app. get interactive radar, closings and delays and you will also find school closings at the bottom of the screenallyson: taking a look at the roads, foggy conditions in anderson county. two accidents just happening on the interstates in spartanburg on i-26 at the five mile marker and i-385 in greenville new the southern connector. an accident with injuries block in the roadway.
walked. westminster, harry 59 has an accident and in seneca, highway -- the roadblock to santa for boulevard. we have a live look in washington. icy conditions there, slow commute, but we don't have anything but patches of black ice in the area and not seeing any problem areas this morning. we will keep you updated. myra: even the president of the united states isn't immune to the headache brought by snowy weather. allyson: that is right. traffic normally clears up, but that cannot be done. the motorcade passed several accidents along the way as presidential vehicle slid across slick roads. the president arrived safely. back in our area, local doctors are warning that the elderly and
wintry weather on the way. doctors at greenville memorial hospital say they're expecting to see people with injuries caused by slips and falls and frost bite. doctors say they're most worried about hypothermia among the elderly. doctors say make sure you bundled up during everyday things. myra: airlines announced they will wait ticket change fees and fair differences per customers could want to postpone their trips. american, southwest and delta are issuing travel waivers to customers who are expecting delays and cancellations. airlines it shouldif certain parts of the canceled. allyson: governor nikki haley gave her state of the state addressed and she focused on protecting survivors of domestic violence. all makers of say a compromise is a must for fixing bridges and roads this year, but the governor was firm on her stance of not raising taxes. she also broke down when she on or two of the three survivors of the charleston shooting at the emanuel ame church.
speech, mandy norrell of lancaster gave the democratic response. the state representative spoke of the lack of progress made under the republican party leadership, specifically in public education, health care and economic growth. she also took aim at the party and governor nikki haley. saying that they cannot agree to fix roads and bridges. if you missed the speech, we have the whole thing on www.wyff4.com. allyson: keeping eyes on the road because some moisture could the black ice but not seen a right now. in taylors, locust hill road at the 2800 block, watch out. slow down in westminster highway 59. our accident on interstate, the main one this morning's i happen 385 northbound at the southern connector with injuries and blocking a lane. let's take a look outside and see how it from i-385 from haywood road. myra: can we get a last look at
chris: the winter storm warning in all of north carolina, the upstate and georgia. overnight, rain will develop across the area, and that will start to quote the atmosphere. we get that first batch in here. around 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, the rain will transition to freezing rain. it looks like rain outside, but it is actually coating the ground with ice. that freezing rain will continue along i-85 northbound. you could travel five miles and see rain and then five miles north and sea ice. that will be the case as some counties will be cut in half. throughout the rest of the day, ice continues for areas, especially around i-85 north down. significant i speculation. into saturday evening, that freezing rain changes the snow for us and we will see a period
snow into the wee hours on saturday and moving up by 7:00 a.m. that could total around one inch to three inches. we will get one quarter of an inch to half an inch of ice from friday morning and into the afternoon. changing over to snow friday evening and three inches of snow could hop on top of the ice and for the mountains, four to six plus inches with nearly one foot in the north carolina mountains. the impact will be a low impact living drop the day on thursday and as he had throughout the day on thursday night, we start to see ice mix it with high impacts on friday night. myra: this morning on "today," the information you need as the storm barrels east, expected to drop up to two feet of snow and wind up to 50 miles an hour in some areas of the nation. just moments away on "today." allyson: i do believe we have a
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