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west blue ridge drive. it involved a tanker andd it is a deadly wreck. we continued to get updates on this wreck and we will keep youthe couple of things on the roads, you saw those and i want to show you this. i-26 and saluda all lanes were closed and we do have one lane opened. a deadly accident with a tractor-trailer overnight. another thing to slug horse road at west blue ridge drive. in anderson at assembly drive, if they don't accident near the waffle house, so watgeoff: 5:30 in the weather center with chris justus in for dale again. at this time last week, we were talking about a major winter storm and now beautiful
outside it is clear right now. in greenville, you will need thejacket but maybe not this weekend. it is 38 degrees in downtown. you will see those blue and rich skies. live super doppler 4 hd. picking up on anything we stay dry until early next week. 32 degrees in spartanburg. laurens checking in at 39. abbeville and anderson in the mid-to-upper 30's. as he had throughout the daymountains. that will keep you cold in the 30's. once the breeze travels done the mountains, it compresses and warms up. about 15 degrees warmer in the upstate. 48 degrees in greenvillllby 11:00, 50 four by 2:00 and we will seek sunshine in the asheville-hendersonvil area in the upper 30's. allyson: thank you.
seven presidential candidates squared off in the debate on the fox news channel and the showdown was without donald trump. geoff: trump chose to skip the debate and though he was notably absent, he still took center stage before the other candidates started their sparing match. >> we need to stop allowing political correctness to dictate our policies because it will kill us if we don't. >> radical islam is hate action. >> we cannot fix the things in this country, balancing the budget, the border, getting wages to go faster unless we lead us conservatives but also party. we have to come together as a country and stop t.>> i like marco rubio, charming and smooth. promises. when we came to washington, we made a different choice. marco rubio went the direction of the major donors to support
-- because he thought it was politically advant donald trump held an miles away. he walked out on stage to a gathered at drake university. he talked ab debate and raising money for veterans. >> look at all the cameras, like the academy awards, this is like the academy awards. this is the academy . [applause] all the online polls said i've debates, and i've had a kick with it, y up for your rights. when you're treated badly, you rights. you have to do it. it's for our vets, and you're going to like it because we raised over $5 million in one, over $5 million. so that's not so bad. campaigning in new hampshire today. geoff: the second tier candidates made their case in the so-called undercard debate. also on the fox news channel, the candidates fielded questions on terrorism, government
control, among other topics, each one tailoring a message to the iowa caucus voters. >> i am going to put my face in judgme of iowa. >> people of iowa, who i know pretty well, care a lot about the issues, who will be the leadf the free world. >> rick santorum, donald trump and i may be competitors in a presidential race, but tonight, we are colleagues in unison standing here for the people who let us breathe every breath of free air we breathe, the veterans of the united states of america. without you, there is no government. [applause] >> i am the only veteran bill and martha in this race and i'm not going to any donald trump event over across town on some sort of faux veteran sort of issues. geoff: that marked the first time former virginia jim gilmore qualified for an official gop debate.
a woman is recovering after deputies say her husband shot her and left her to die in the yard. yesterday, a judge denied bond for johnathan batchelor. deputies say he shot his wife stephanie several times in their garage earlier this month on reidville road investigators say stephanie was able to talk with deputies wednesday for the first time since the shooting, and the evidence led them to her husband. stephanie's attorney says doctors are calling her recovery miraculous. >> she's had some surgeries. she regained consciousness a little while back. she's been in the hospital for three weeks now and the doctors are optimistic that in a couple of weeks, she'll be able to leave the hospital. allyson: the couple has two children, two-year-old and 4-year-old. right now, they are being care for by relatives. geoff: plenty of people enjoy going outside to catch some fresh air. bur for some upstate residents, a smelly odor problem is keeping them indoors. more than 400 people packed into columbia baptist church in honea path last night to express
the smell coming from the twin chimneys landfill has been increasing for several months now. residents are worried about property values due to the problem, and they want county it. >> the whole community is at risk here. you go so many issues on this table here. geoff: for now, the smell will remain. work on the new piping will begin soon. managers say neighbors will notice a difference be may. allyson: an upstate school district will hold a meeting this morning looking for public opinion, about downsizing. geoff: anderson school district 4 superint says since there's been littl growth in the district during the past 10 years. she says going from six schools to five would save up to $1.5 million doll there are two options on the table. turn pendleton elementary into a middle school. this would call for expansion at mount lebanon to be paid for by the penny sales tax. option two, move riverside
elementary, which would also require some r >> what we really want from the community now is to understand there's no decision. we want you at the table we want -- we want you at the table. we want to hear your voice. there's a public meeting this morning at 9:00 a.m. at mount lebanon elementary. allyson: it takes quite a bit of yard to get ready for monster jam. the ground is ready and the trucks are here and it will be geoff: not logged right now, good news for aly myles who is staly: good morning. really cannot complain about the job this morningthis is pretty cool. how often do you get to stand on cars that are going to get crushed? these are the little cars, but
trucks that will be here at monster jam today and tomorrow. 12 feet high, 12 feet wide and theym of 10,000 pounds. even if you're not a car not, 1500 to 2000 horsepower, pretty cool. they can go up to 130 feet in the air. how often do you get to see bosecours looking like this? about 100 50 truckloads or the dirt filled up yestewe got video of that. all to be taken out in a couple of days. this place right now looks like a mud pit. before the first show of the day, you can check this ouearly. you can come at 11:00 a.m., meet some of the drivers and thesel be smashed to smithereens and tickets are still available tonight and tomo4 live at bon secours. allyson: i know a couple of boys
allyson: cars getting crushed. geoff: we will see if aly myles gets in that scooby do we are waiting. geoff: chris, beautiful weather ahead. chris: nice weekend on the way. we deserve it after last week. we are going from snow to possible thunderstorms early this week. satellite and radar across the southeast with loawhat the mountains, maybe a few snow flurries no asheville -- for the mountains, maybe a few snow lorries north of asheville. starting off the same, 36 in asheville, 38 in greenville. expect sunshine and the greenville area. we will be warming up nicely to the mid 50's. in the mountains, not so much. a cold wind in the 30's. maybe cracking 40 degrees by the afternoon. loads of sunshine today and tomorrow.
clouds moving to the area. as our next front takes shape back toward the west, that will be week. -- that will be a weak one. it will provide for some portions of severe weather for oklahoma, anwest we could see a rumble or two of under into tuesday. -- rumble or two of thunder into tuesday. >> good morning. democratic candidates virtually clinton left to do some fundraising back east and now they have to see what the ground operations work. we will take you behind the "today." allyson: a look outside,
brad fralick has that story from charlotte. : greenwood native, josh norman, was asked multip times about facing peyton manning in the super bowl, and what that would be like. norman calls manning, the
sherriff, saying manning was his idol. norman actually grinned saying, he cant believe he will actually be playing against the guy he grew up play games. he said he would alw colts, with manning, edgerrin james, and marvin harrison. he s sd he got chill bumps just talking about playing against the sherriff. >> i played the colts on game system, marvin harrison, turf show, all those guys making plays. the offense they had back in the day. i was playing games and whooping guys, taking money, and this is the guy we're facing. and this is my first time in the super bowl and this is probably
i want that ring. brad: norman said even though manning is one of the greatest quarterbacks that has ever played in the nfl, he said the panthers will have their chances against manning and he said they will calculate the chances they take against number 18 in super bowl 50. in charlotte, brad fralick wyff news 4 sports. geoff: thank you. ahead of the big game february 7, wyff 4 will bring you a special show nex brad fralick and marc dopher will start our live team coverage monday in california. i'll join them thursday, and then we'll have our special called "chasing a championship" at 8:00 next friday, february 5, right here allyson: it is not black friday, but these shoppers are bravingar waiting to cash in on.
clear skies and cold out t the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over two and a half million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ]
4 clear skies right now and spartanburg. the cool start to the day. already at freezing. you will need the jacket today but not by the weekend. a week ago, we were talking about snow and now we are talking about 60's and sunshine.you can see in the live super doppler 4 hd that wetoday will be dry as a bone. it is currently 36 in anderson, 40 and abbeville, asheville that 36. a breezy day in the mountains. that will keep the mountains cold, the upstate warmer. in greenville, we warm up to around 54 degrees by 2:00. sunshine in spartanburg, low 50's by the afternoon. in anderson, middle 80's. asheville, the cold wind will keep you chilly ou they and you will barely get out of the 30's by the afternoon.
different in the mountains with a high of 39 in asheville and 54 in greenville. drastically different as the wind compresses and warms up down the mountain. but the clouds in the mountains right now, maybe a flurry or two this morning and that systthere is not terribly drastically different temperatprewe will continue to see clear conditions all weekend long. only is on sunday, a few high clouds moving to the our next system takes shape with a light cold front. our next system will be this on back toward the west. it will be strong as it moves through texas, oklahoma, arkansas, mississippi, and tennessee. as it rolls through our area, it weakens. look at the forecast, sunshine
tuesday and the front temperatures will cool by the end of the workweek and back down to around 50 for highallyson: thank you. happening today, a court hearing for a chicago police officer charged with murder. a status hearing will be held for jason van dyke, the chicago officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times. van dyke is charged with first-degree murr death of 17-year-old laquan mcdonald in 2014. the indictment alleges that van dyke acted without lawful justification when he shot mcdonald. van dyke has pleaded not guilty. geoff: the fbi released video of the fatal traffic stop shooting of an armed occupier of a national wildlife refuge in oregon. at a press conference last night, officials showed video taken by an fbi plane that was overhead during the incident. officials say lavoy finicum's vehicle tried to maneuver around the roadblock and got stuck. officials say when finicum got out of the truck he reached toward his pocket and was shot. the fbi says there was a loaded 9-millimet handgun in that pocket.
refuge. in use for your health, of potential mutual what the fight against cancer. president obama signed a memorandum creating a white house task force on cancer. finding a cure. vice president joe biden w lead the panel. his son beau died of cancer last year. biden says he plans to seek out resources. allyson: to the latest in that outbreak of the zika virus. massachusetts health officials have confirmed one case of it. there could be up to four million cases ofn the americas over the next year. that's according to the world health organization. zika is a mosquito-borne virus strongly linked to severe birth defects. many countries have already issued warni officials have also sent help to try to stop the spread of this virus. geoff: facebook is making more money off of you than the social media site reported wednesday it made more than one and half billion dollars in profits. in just the last three months of 2015.
half billion people who use the site each month. the amount that the company makes per person has grown 33% globally. in the u.s. and canada, facebook makes more than $13 per user. michael jordan retired from the nba more than a decade ago, but his shoes are still a big deal. shoppers are already lined up outside of a chicago nike store to buy the latest pair of air jordan sneakers. shoe enthusiasts have been lined up for days outside of the nike store in downtown chicago. the sneakers go on sale tomorrow, but don't come cheap. the newest jordans will cost shoppers, get this, $650 a pair. allyson: say what? you are kidding ?the carolina -- you are kidding? geoff: they are lining up. allyson: last night, a special
>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd forecast.chris: clear skies and cold temperatures across the upstate. 32 degrees in spartanburg, 38 in laurens, 37 in greenville. middle 30's in asheville and hendersonville. over the next few hours, expect clear skies. 48 degrees by 11:00, warming into the middle 50's. wind keeping you chilly in the upper 30's in the mountains and the upstate will be about 15 degrees warmer in the 50's. a high of 55 today, 61 on saturday, sunday at 65 and we keep the 60's into early next week. maybe a rumble or two of thunder
we will see high temperatures back down to the 50 degree mark. geoff: we like that. if you have never been to a basketball game, you know the fans standup behind the hoop arms to distract the free-throw shooter, right? well, last night in arizona, it was gold. al they used a "curtain of distraction," and they open thebut 18 time olympic gold medal swimmer michael phelps showed up to mess up oregon state with a medal draped around his neck, swim cap on his head and two otthe curtain opens and closes before each of the tf which went off the rim. of course they did. look at [laughter] geoff: my shot would be nowhere close to the room afte they asked michael
days ago. he moved to arizona last year to train. geoff: he has a new coach now. he was the coach that said to his mom when he was 11, you know what? this guy is something and you want to put the time and. the rest is history. allyson: that was nice. let's take a look at the morning headlines. >> he was a little teddy bear to me. >> i kind of miss him. geoff: debating without trump. other gop candidates job that the front runner before going after key issues. -- jabbed at the front runner before going after key iss first, william armstrong junior's seb broke down on highway 81.