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check out laurens. 54 and visibility poor. just about everywhere you can travel within our u will run into the fog. down 85, a few showers in georgia and a little more action later this afternoon and tomost of the area will have fog until 10:00 and visibility will be very limited coming in late tonight and through tomorrow, a cold front will bring showers and wilder -- milder temperatures wednesday and cooler temperatures thursday and friday. 60 for the upstate and low 50's for the mountains for afternoon highs. we will talk about that stormyallyson: students and parents,
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announced makeup daygreenville county students will now attend april 22 and april 25 spartanburg county district three students will go to school11 and cherokee county students will attend school next friday, february 12 and march 7. we have days announced so far on wyff4.com. commitment 2016, the candidates now had to new hampsn iowa were close. geoff: nikole killion joining us live. whko yes, and it continues into the morniin terms of the democrats, hillary clinton has picked delegates than bernie sanders according to i was democratic party which is saysthis was the closest race in caucus his as i stand here tonight, reading of the excite up relief, thank you, iowa.
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have sen profound message to the political establ the clinton and sanders campaigns are casting this ase wind after splitting the votes evenly at 49% apiece. over on the republican side, the race cruz emerged victorious over donald trump and marco rubio. >> courageous conservatives across iowa and across this great nation. nikole: as the candidates move on to new hampshire today, some candidates are calling it quits , including democrat martin o'malley and republica huckabee, who have suspended their campgeoff: what are people saying when it comes to this race b tight? nikole: a couple of things. the race has not officially been called by the party at this
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they will call the race once those numbers are in. we understand that this race was so close that inprit came down to flipping a coin. geoff: that is something. nikole: absolutely. allyson: thank you. geoff: thank you. new hampshire maybe next, but many say their eyes are on the southern primaries and thatmakes south carolina a political gateway we are three weeks away from the prima on february 20. the democratic primary a week later on february 27. in georgia, both on march 1, and, in north carolina, both are march 15. candidates are also starting to tune t more into south carolina. allyson: aly myles joins us live from the td center with you is visiting today.aly: good morning. first, take a look behind me.
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the fog coming in heavy this morning. something tosenator ted cruz will be visiting and you can see on that board in one second at the td conventi cruz presidential campaign rally. there's, he is expected in new hampshire this morning and then he wilndr tonight. it will be at the td convention center at 5:30 in the event starts at 6:30 and iis a to attend. aly myles wyff news 4 live at the content -- at the td convention center. geof also come into the upstate this week, rick santhe kicks off tomorrow with a meet and greet at sandey's at the white house in york county. then it's a town hall meeting at limestone college, followed by a visit to the beacon drive in, an at erskine college in abbeville county.
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county tour in south carolina. on the democratic side, hillary clinton's daughter will make her first campaign swing through the palmetto state. allyson: chelsea clinton will attend women for hillary events in rock hill and spartanburg. she will also address clemson university's program in women's leadership. geoff: and as candidates make their way to south carolina, a south carolina u.s. senator will soon announce his endorsement fo a report from "politico" says senator tim scott will endorse senator marco rubio today. this would be rubio's second endorsement from a high-profile member of south carolina's congressional delegation. trey gowdy announced his support for the florida senator in december. if you're curious how many delegates candidates are getting this primary season, we have that information for you on wyff4.com and our wyff 4 mobile app. we make it easy to keep tabs on how many delegates each candidate has won with our delegate tracker. we have it for you in the media window on wyff4.com. allyson: taking a look at the
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at whitehorse road and i-85, foggy. in greenville on west georgia road and east view road, an accident. in pickens county, childress road with an accident. college avenue closed at peace street with a detour. starting today, construction on highway 76 in t pendleton will be closed. slow moving traffic in those areas. 26 and 40 not slow this morning. let's see how we look at anderson and clemson boulevard. geoff: turning now to super bowl the panthe50, getting ready to square off this sunday. last night, it was super bowl media niwyff news 4 sports director brad fralick caught up with a former gamecock turned denver bronco.
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first off, how is the knee? >> great. brad: ready to go on sunday? >> i am. just happy to be here. brad: what is it like, walking into this media circus? >> it is amazing. it is big in diameter taking it all in and enjoy: about the carolina offense and facing what you have to be doing to be successful? >> just be ourselves. to display o keep doing what we do. brad: thank you. geoff: what a thrill. we are looking ahead to our program "chasing a championship" at 8:00 on friday night right here as a get you ready for super bowl 50.
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eight minutes after 6:00 and we check with dale. dale: showers later on, log this morning. tents fog is the story as we had to work and school. 55 degrees and foggy. this is our he's skycam toward downtown greenville with only a few lights. visibility will be impacted across theyou can see that the fog is the story.e hybrid -- all the counties highlighted in grey are under a dense fog advisory until 10:00. a georgia and they're working their way into heart county, parts of southern anderson and abbeville count sprinkler two. we will see more of that action developing later this afternoon, tonight and into tomorrow in the front marching across y starts to impact our area with showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. in the meantime, mild temperatures this morning.
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50's in the mountains and it will reach into the low 50's. temperatures staying pretty close to n mountains and just a few degrees above normal today. stormy wea tomorrow and things will improve for d on. geoff: thank you. a couple of upstate high school students are hopin violence victims with a new app. how they fared in the contest. allyson: a look in pennsylvania, where many are awaiting the big
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announcer: you are watching live, loca weather with meteoe allyson: simpsonville authorities have charg woman for a deadly wreck of a momark ruffalo has been charges to you are resulting in death and possession of the controlled substance and driving too fast for conditions.-- martha fuller has been charged in dui resulting in
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controlled substance ageoff: in western north carolina, higher and rescue officials say a teenblue ridge fire and rescue says the boy and his father were home popping noises yesterday morning. you see the home here fr 4. the teen woke his father up, and they got out of the home safely before it went up in flames. officials say the fire started with a heater in a bedroom. allyson: an old goodwill building in greenville will soon feature an upstate beverage comp the company and when they move in next. dale: how long is this fog going to hang around?
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd for: good morning. as you look out from ourspartanburg skycam, this is gibbs field looking back for spartanburg and can hardly see a thing.54, doggy, and i will be the story just about anywhere. dense fog advisories out for the upstate, the foothills, north carolina, north of georgia with the line of showers affecting parts of heart county, southern anderson into abbevilist of the area will just be foggy for ththe dense fog advisory last until 10:0watch out for very foggy beginnings to the day.
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anderson currently has 54 degrees, upper 40's to low 50's in the mountains of north carolina, like bre part as a begin the day. this would be the next weather maker. it is creating snow and i will, parts of nebraska, and as the front marches across the country, cooler air picks up showers ahead of that. we will experience shower activity todfront aspect. later tonight and through tomorrow, shower with that cold front and to 3:00 and 4:00 tomorrow afternoon. pretty good rain with that system and things clear upe week and weekend. temperatures today reaching 60, above normal for this time of the year. the mountains will see temperatures rea 5tomorrow, showers and
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nice and sunny for thursday, friday, saturday and sunday. chilly in the morning on friday through thd highs back for saturday and sunday. allyson: taking a look at the roads. behind me, it is foggy on i-85 at white horse road. visibility will be low, so he careful. spartanburg near turkey farm road, accident with injuries. in pelzer, one on west geo on eastview road m1 in pickens on highway 178 and childress road. still in the roadway in the areaand no injuries reported. construction on highway 76 will be in lane in anderson county toward pendleton.keep that in mind because the right lane will be closed and could so your oue week. 85 not slow and won't slow you
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woodruff road. go a little slow becausee note accidents on the interstates. geoff: thank you. it seems two upstate students have won some help launching a new app to help victims of domestic violence. greenville high school students marti gathings and shannon johnson designed the app safe haven for their entrepreneurship class. it would anonymously pair victims of domestic violence with a mentor to provide coachi the app is in the top three of the world series of innovation contest. the winner receives a software package to create and launch their app, and as of last check, this morning, it appears to have received the most votes. though no official announcement has yet been made. also in greenville county, an upstate beverage company is expanding to a part some say has long been ignored. greenco beverage company will build their new 130,000 square foot flagship distribution center at the corner of poinsett
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the company purchased the empty goodwill store building and the land around it. the new facility is expected to no word yet on how many jobs the expansion will bring. allyson: happening right now at the greenville, autumn the draft has given birth to a new baby. you can watch it on zoo's giraffe camera. there is a link in our media wind on www.wyff4.com. geoff: great news. hope she is well and are congratulationallyson: we are told the baby is laying on the i think you can see it. you can. geoff: more on that throughout the day. great moment and we have been monitoring it. the baba has arrived. allyson: you can see it right there.
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allyson: we have been showing you interviews from me night from the super bowl, but the event also had fun. many called it a circus and monday's night circus was complete with reporters josh norman was given a lucrative door -- luchador mask and cam newton war bandanna and he had questions about his fancy pants peyton manning was asked questions about retirement. >> the colors are black and gold, the black and gold attire i had in my closet w l>> i'm excited about this week and looking forward to playing in this game. i will focwith the other stuff after. [laughter]
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brad fralick and marc dopher will have much more on their co.you can see it on her mobile app. allyson: his attire was limited so we have to godale: they collect super bowl 50 because thd[laughter] geoff: even if you are a big panthers fan, you have to respecdale: a quick shout out to scott durant and the piedmont lions club. i was invi speak there and they have a wonderful grou work for people with vision issues and problems. a salute to the piedmont lions club. it is foggy and it will hang around untright now, 54 and laurens.
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anything areall the counties highlighted in grey are uthe line of showers stretches from greenwo and northeastern georgia. more showe action later this afternoon, especially togh with the next system across the country.watch out around all the school bus stops for poor visibility this morning. maybe a few scattered the rain jacket isn't a bad idea. d's for the upstate, low 50's for the mountains for hig-- upper 50's for the upstate, low 50it's time now for your wyff news 4 timeline on this february 2. on this date in 1887, the first punxsutawney, pennsylvania. the tradition is traced to an old scottish poet that reads, if candlemas day is bright and clear, there'll be two winters allyson: the modern day take, if the ground hog sees his shadow,
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winter.in commitment 20-16... the allyson: the iowa caucus is mostly over. geoff: democratic chair has
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on the republican side, ted cruz taking 28%, donald trump with 24% and marco rubio close behind at 23%.on the democratic side, close. five more votes for hillary clinton them bernie sandert race ever in iowa. allyson: moore commitment 2016 in the moment,e look from our anderson skycam. it is a foggdale: it will stay foggy until 10:0 skycam, or peace center skycam, just a few lights poking through the dense fog. that will be the story until 10:00 for good good of the area. if y traveling north or south on 25, 26 or 85, you will be and fog for good about this morning. a careful around school bus stops and crossing bs hard to see.
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asheville, upper 50's to 60 for the upstate, low 50's fotemperatures will not change a lot. rain comes in tonight to about half of tomorrow. we will show you with our future plus forecast in theallyson: students and parents several school d, announced makeup days after the winter weather. greenville county students will now attend april 22 and april 25. spartanburg county district three students will go to school february 15 and march 11. and cherokee county students will attend school next friday, february 12 and march 7. we have a full list of make-up days announced so far on wyff4.com. back to commitment 2016 now, the candidates now head to new hampshire, but the caucuses were close geoff: aixa diaz looks at the results from des moines, iowa. aixa: hillary clinton and bernie sandera tight race. both candidates spoke to supporte clinton says she's breathing a
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sanders calls it a virtual tie. on the republican side, ted cruz claimed victory, with runner up donald trump thanking iowa supporters and vowing to keep up the fight. marco rubio finished third, not far behind trump. the caucuses saw the end of two presidential campaigns. after disappointing finishes, mi o'malley are now out. in iowa i'm aixa diaz. ,geoff: new hampshire's next, but analysts say most eyes will turn to the southern primaries. of a political gateway. we're less than three weeks away a republican primary on february 20. the democratic primary a week later on february 27. in georgia, both primaries are on march 1,. in north carolina, both are march 15. and with that south ca primary nearing, candidates have already scheduled campaign dates here. iowa's winner will be in greenville later today. allyson: wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live from the t.d.
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with who's visiting today. aly: good morning. first, i want to show you the fog we have been talking about. we have here three hours and we have only seen thfog get more dense. just something to keep in mind. good v is that it is expected to lift by the time senator ted cruz ghis presidential campaign rally. first, he will have to get to new hampthen, he will fly into south carolina and will be at the td convention center parried doors open at 5:30, the event starts at 6:30 and the rally is free to attend.y myles wyff news 4 live at the td convention center. thank you. also come into the upstate this week, rick santorum.he kicks off tomorrow with a meet and greet at sandey's at the white house in york county. then it's a town hall meeting at visit to the beacon drive in, and later that day, a town hall
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county. it's all part of santorum's 46 county tour in south carolina. on the democratic side, hillary clinton's daughter will make her first campaign swing through the palmetto state. chelsea clinton will attend women for hillary events in rock hill and spartanburg. she will also address clemson university's program in women's leadership. allyson: and as candidates make their way to south carolina, a south carolina u.s. senator will soon announce his endorsement for president. a report from "politico" says senator tim scott will endorse senator marco rubio today. this would be rubio's second endorsement from a high-profile member of south carolina's congressional delegation. trey gowdy announced his support for the florida senator in december. if you're curious how many delegates candidates are getting this primary season, we have that information for you on wyff4.com and our wyff 4 mobile app. we make it easy to keep tabs on how many delegates each candidate has won with our delegate tracker.
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window on wyff4.com. geoff: turning now to super bowl 50, as the panthers and broncos get ready to score off this sunday, fast that was media night. the fie it in the evening. wyff news 4 sports director brad fralick caught up with a former wofford terrier turned carolina panther. brad: super bowl opening-night with the wofford terrier, brent burstyn, what a joy. it has been awesome. started at lawford and now we are in santa clara. it was our dream to be in thebrad: what is it like to walk into an atmospe this? >> amazing. i have watched it on all tnetworks to cover media day and i have never kt was this big and how many people are brad: you making the nfl roster is a big deal out of wofford,
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as a team, that was the goal o season, as the season went on, we kept winning and it was the goal. i remember thiseason, the coaches put on a picture super bowl 50 logo with santa clara same, that is our destination for the seasobviously, we have had that vision andbrad: congratulations and good luck, brenton burstyn, former wofford terrier and carolina panther in the super bowbrad fralick wyff news 4. geoff: i will be joining the sports team to you a preview of the big game. i will be handling coverage early in t morning and brad fralick and marc dopher in theyou can look at that special called "chasing a cham at 8:00 friday night right here on wyff 4.
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traffic, but we are dale: everywhere we look, our skycam's ar in today. geoff: another live look. in pennsylvania, phil continues to nap. people are checking out the fireworks and we will check back
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>> now, your live super doppleda good morning. this is our anderson lake skycam. this is what cardwell and if you plan on fishing early, visibility will be at nil until 10:00. a line of showers from georgia into anderson county, greenwood, and the only placewith dense fog, there will be a little drizzle forming on the windshields.be prepared for that. visibility up and down 85 and rough. here is our future plus forecast we see a few showers this evening, especially overnight and it showers a about 3:00, 4:00 tomorrow.
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temperatures will not, lot. 55 to 60, the 50 in asheville reaches low 50's for the afternoon. it will be warmer the shower and thunderstorm activity with temperatures cooling down on thursday as skies cleait will be chilly and back and cool days. it will be a sunny weekend. let's get the trallyson: i want to show you this behind me on i-85 around clemson boulevard. you can see the fog. it is very foggy, a careful -- be careful. on bill lattimore road near turkey farm road, a serious accident with injuries. a new one in g on rutherford road and beverly road.
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-- around childress road with an accide26 and for the art the speed limit drivjust in, highway 9 at candle not blame, accident blocking the roadway. let's see how you loi-385. not much to see from our greenville-hilton skycam. geoff: exciting news this morning from the go.the giraffe has given birth to a new baby. this was video recago.
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posted. allyson: in there news to go, the iowa caucuses is mostly over. geoff: i would declaring a winner in the gop and they have declared an apparent winner . ted cruz taking 28% of the boat, donald trump with 24%, rubio with 23%. on the democratic side, very, very close. five more votes for hillary clinton them bernie sanders. allyson: well, new hampshire maybe next, but may say the skies will turn to the southern primaries.
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away from february 20. the democratic primary is on figure 27. in georgia, both are on march 1 and in north carolina, watch 15. candidates are sta to tune their schedule to south cageoff: wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live from the t.d. convention center in greenville . aly: good morning. it is always a big deal when a presiden candidate comes to the upstate, but especially after the you will see, ted cruz and his presidential campaign will bheld tonight, but first, a stop in new hampshire. convention center. doors open at it starts at 6:30 5:30. p.m. it is free to attend. aly myles wyff news 4.
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also coming, rick santorumhe kicks off with a meet and greet at sandy's and townhall -- townhall meeting at limestone college, followed by a visit to the beacon drive in, and later that day, a town hall county. it's all part of santorum's 46 county tour in south carolina. allyson: on the democratic side, hillary clinton's daughter will make her first campaign swing through the palmetto state. chelsea clinton will attend women for hillary events in rock hill and spartanburg. she will also address clemson university's program in women's leadership. geoff: and as candidates make their way to south carolina, a south carolina u.s. senator will soon announce his endorsement for president. a report from "politico" says senator tim scott will endorse senator marco rubio today. this would be rubio's second endorsement from a high-profile member of south carolina's congressional delegation. trey gowdy announced his support for the florida senator in december. if you're curious how many delegates candidates are getting this primary season, we have
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wyff4.com and our wyff 4 mobile app. we make it easy to keep tabs on how many delegates each candidate has won with our delegate tracker. we have it for you in the media window on wyff4.com. allyson: taking a look at the roads. it is a foggy morning. accident spots in spartanburg, lattimore road and turkey farm road. in greenville, rutherford roadand emily road. pickens at highway 178 at childress road with an accident. interstates log smooth. let's see how you look at i-385. not much to see because it is fodale: yes. all the cameras we keep going to are fogged in. r gibbs field skycam in spartanburg.a few isolated showers in
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more action coming in tonight and through the night and into tomorrow. this fog will last until 10:00 this morning. mild temperatures today, warmer tomorrow and thunderstorms rumbled through with showers likely on wednes for thursday, friday and saturday. system tonight and tomorrow, great weather for thursday through the weekend. allyson: students and parents, several schoav days after the winter weather. geoff: greenville county students will now atl 22 and april 25. spartanburg cot three students will go to school february 15 and march 11. and cherokee county students will attend school next friday, we have a full list of make-up days announced so far on wyff4.com. allyson: taking a look at super bowl 50. they are answering questions
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brad fralick caught up with the panther and opening night. br: nfl opening night with trey boston. what has this been like for you? >> it has been crazy. media everywhere, people everywhere. it is a blessing, an opportunity that you dream to have one day. now, it is finally here. you have to soak it brad: did you think this was possible? >> yes. i knew i was coming to a team that was alrea finding the pieces of the puzzle. as we worked last year, we had our downfalls but we always fought.this year, we felt like it was our yearas hard as we worked from ota's, training camp, the season, we would find ways to win brad: and good teams find ways towhat has been the craziest thing
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have you seen in the spandex? >> i have not. brad: heidi see miss universe? >> i think i saw her over there. kind of crazy. i was the first one to walki felt like i was walking through a ro of savages. [laughter] i am amazed. i never had to walk through people to be interyou get bombarded and it is crazy but you have to soak it in. brad: good luck. trey boston, defensive back for the caroli. geoff: also, simpsonville authorities have chargmotorcycle -- have charged a woman for a deadly wreck with a motorcycle last weekend. police say marka fuller has been charged with dui resulting in death as well as possession of a controlled substance and driving too fast for conditions. investr collided with a motorcycle last friday. they say it happened on street in front of an auto zone in simpsonville. the coroner says herman david
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allyson: in western north carolina, where fire and rescue officials say a teenager saved hi blue ridge fire and rescue says the boy and his father were home when the teen started hearing po morning.g. you see the home here from sky 4. the teen woke his father up, and they got out of the home safely before it went up in flames. officials say the fire started with a heater in a bedroom. two upstate students are launching a new app to help victims of domestic viol geoff: greenville high school students marti gathings and shannon johnson designed the app safe haven for their entrepreneurship class. it would anonymously pair victims of domestic violence with a mentor to provide coaching the app is in the top three of contest. the winner receives a so package to create and launch their app, and as of last check, this morning, it appearso have received the most votes. though no official announcement
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allyson: mother emanuel ame church in charleston is a nominee for the 2016 nobel peace prize.s of the illinois town nominated the church saying that it was chosen because of their response to the charleston church shooting. with the norwegian nobel committee can oslo, norway, and they will announce tr in october. geoff: exciting news out of the greeeeille zoo, autumn that you rock has given birth to a new baby. we do not know the sgiraffe, but the baby seems to be doing just fine. allyson: it looks so hard to get up on those legs we are happy for them, especially after the heartbreak the last time with the baby being stillborallyson: good to see. not so fantastic, traffic picking up with a few accidents.
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roads, a few areas that turkey farm, rutherford road at y at 178 and childress vote. for highway 9, an accident block in the roadway. geoff: foggy conditions this morning. dale: the dense fog advisory for all the counties highlighted in grey. added , so just about all of south carolina, georgia and a bit of north carolina under the advisory until 10:00. one or two showers in the region this morning. it will be later thihi evening and to happen tomorrow that we see thunderstorm activity later this afternoon in the mountains tomorning and through early afternoon, we get pretty good thunderstorms grumbling through and then things clear up nicely for the end oftemperature wise, we reach 60 point afternoon high in the
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be at low 50's for highs. not as warm as yesterday but above normal for this time of the year. with the four-day plus forecast, sunny weather thursday through the weekend.allyson: thank you. a final look at commitment 2016. who has the momentum? geoff: nar -- marc is joining us live from washington. what to the results tell us this morning on the republican side? marc: donald trump's polls were better tn his performance. seven polls in the iowa caucus had him winning and he did notit means it was easier to take pollsters then vote for him. when you look at ted cruz, the winner, who people to do not
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-- iowa voters voted against the establishmenallyson: that has to be a big concern.s it too close for clinton or sanders victory? marc: yes, which did not stop either fg just that. it is a small state, mostly white state, and now we move to a smaller state in nrea whiter state. take this for perspective, there are roughly the sa greenville county as there are in the entire s of iowa. that tells you on the democratic side, you don't have a fair representation of what wilwait until the end of this month when nevada has weighed in before you can actuallr sanders is a serious threat to hillary clinton. geoff: thank you x so much. we will be seeing you in the
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"today" will tell you who has come out on top in the iowa caucuses. all of that, including an interview with ted cruz, moments away.
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