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the winds will start to die down. speaking of wind gusts, let's see what they look like today. we had them in the anderson and asheville area. anywhere between 40-46 miles per hour. today, up to 39 miles per hour. it was still very windy. yesterday, hour winds were very strong, but it was a warm wind. a bit of a snow showers as we move through the mountains of north carolina. the winter weather advisory still continues through the until 7:00 tomorrow morning. of snow. this is the closer you get to the tennessee line. asheville, gainesville, you snow.
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we have had snow, ice, i would like to see some warmer temperatures. michael: breakout the flip-flops. we will soon see some warmer temperatures. we have been looking at the weather models. we will be chilly over the next 24 hours. this is supposed to make it our way by sunday. we will be in the lower 60's across the area. as we get into tuesday, we are in the middle 60's. that cold air does eventually move in. when cold air and warm air clashes, it leads to some storms. that is leading out our warmer air by wednesday. the track of this lower pressure system could mean severe weather for the south. john: it looks like it could stay to the west. most of the energy could stay to our north. nice to get some showers moving
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we will watch closely for you. michael: back totohe fallout. crews have been working all day yesterday am a knocking out power across north carolina. carol: allyson powell with a look at that cleanup. allyson: after yesterday's storm, power was out for several areas. some were not lucky. >> i had to go out at 5:30 this morning for coffee at mcdonald's . that is not a normal thing for me to do. i am retired and i usually do not get out of bed until 8:00. it was uncomfortable to sleep. allyson: he lives in easily. a downed tree took out his power. he was wondering when it will come back on. >> i understand the situation.
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it seems like it is taking way too long for it to get here. allyson: the crews are working around the clock. the extent of the wind cause the problems. >> whenever you have broken poles and wire, that causes the repairs. allyson: entire trees were uprooted like this one. these are on cars and power lines. mosier says that they should have all power on before the weekend. to reiterate, make sure that they had patients. they are working on it. crews are heading out to take limbs off of trees in older areas.
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one-on-one with hillary clinton. clinton says that she wants voters to do one thing. >> for me accountable, not only as a candidate, that a president. that is why i am laying out specific plans of what i will do. make college affordable, community college free. all of the issues that are on people's minds. i want them to know, i have thought about this. president obama. you said that you were going to do this at columbia. we want you to do this. that is the kind of relationship i want with the american people. michael: bill clinton made a couple of stops campaigning for his wife hillary. patrick has been a long. patrick: well hillary clinton is focusing on other parts of the state, her husband is doing his part right here in the upstate.
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vote. hillary rallied about 400 people or so. it is looking really good for hillary going into saturday. we want to show you this brand-new poll of south carolina voters going into sunday. it shows a huge lead, clinton over sanders. this is called the palmetto poll. 64% of those surveys -- surveyed will vote for the former secretary of state. we were with clinton earlier today. local juniors and seniors were able to shake hands with the former president. clinton was able to watch this as aspiring firefighters were able to work their craft. >> two thirds of all of the jobs created in the united states have been in small business. this is one place where as near as i can see, hillary is the
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nobody wants wall street too bring down main street again. help, the hillary clinton with momentum going into sunday. you. the greensville elections board will be open until 7:00onight their ballots. michael: the republican candidates have set their sights on super tuesday. tonight, they will face off one more time on the debate stage before that important vote. donald trump, marco rubio, ted cruz, john kasich, and been carsick -- carson will debate tonight. carol: south carolina governor nikki haley said that she will support the republican nominee, even if it is donald trump.
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rubio to win. she was in south carolina for the state automotive summit. the governor says that she does not believe that trump could win against the democrats. >> obviously, mr. trump has continued to do well. nevada really was not a test state. it is a small state with a caucus, which does not really count. how strong are the candidates in multiple states? will that traction carry them forward carol:? donald trump is leading by 10 points over ted cruz. he has a widespread lead over marco rubio, john kasich, and ben carson. >> the phone is going in the console and not coming out. michael: virtual reality helping students see the dangers of driving distracted. john: a lot of clouds. a live shot in clemson. looking down clemson boulevard.
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hillary clinton: i do not believe we live in a single-issue country. the economy is rigged in favor of the top. americans haven't had a raise in 15 years. but i want to go further. whether it's poison in the water... hardworking immigrant families living in fear... racism holding people back... wall street and big financial interests along with drug companies, insurance companies, big oil companies... the indifference, the negligence. that's what i want to take on. i'm running for president to root out all of these barriers... because i think america can only live up to its potential when we make sure that every american has a chance to live up to his or her potential. i'm hillary clinton,
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some upstate students saw just michael: it's against the law but still a lot of people text and drive. some upstate students saw just how dangerous that can be today. wyff news 4's mandy gaither now with more from iva. reporter: these goggles have two lenses inside and when students at crescent high out them on
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dangerous driving can be . actions have consequences. something 210 crescent high school students who drive to school learned today in virtual reality. the goggles showed streets and what can happen when your reaction time is slowed because while texting and driving or while impaired. >> it was hard. really hard. i would never text and drive or drink and drive. it's terrible. >> i am kind of guilty of it, to be honest, but after watching the video and doing that it's really eye opening. reporter: it's an offshoot of the alive at 25 program at crescent high. before a student can park on campus they must first go through the national safety council's 4 and a half hour class on defensive driving. school officials say it's just another tool to try and keep drivers safe. the arrive alive tour goes to
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mandy gaither wyff news 4 in iva. carol: right now officials are lighting up lindsey's leap of faith overlook in the new cancer survivor's park in greenville. it's named for lindsey motley, a greenville mother who battled colon cancer since age 26. she told her story publicly and encouraged others to be screened for the disease. she passed away tuesday night. lindsey was 29-years-old. hundreds of friends, family and supporters are expected to come out for the ceremony. >> oh, lord it's wonderful. and i thank god, it's a blessing. michael: a popular pizza place, bakes up more than one-hundred pies to help an upstate charity celebrate a big anniversary. how the spartanburg soup kitchen, has saved lives over the years. the anniversary, all new at
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john:today.. a pizza kitchen on carol: this is an important week in the history of an upstate charity. michael: today, a pizza kitchen on wheels helped a soup kitchen on a mission with a big celebration. carol: wyff news 4's mike mccormick, from spartanburg, all new at 6:00. >> as you all know, this is a very special week for us. reporter: this week, the spartanburg soup kitchen is celebrating 34 years. today, lil caesars, baked and boxed 120 appetizing anniversary gifts, right here, a slice of the big picture of generosity, that's fed this charity for so long. >> i think when it started, i don't think that they realized
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something that would last this long. reporter: an enlarged newspaper clipping on the wall, dates back to february of 1982. the soup kitchen got its start at the second presbyterian church. >> my husband did the kool-aid. reporter: mary paluszak and her husband started volunteering with the charity 19 years ago. >> we used to come in on wednesday to see what food we had that we could fix for thursday. reporter: for years, they served up support in the church gym. >> at the old location when there was nothing coming in, i can remember one week they had potatoes the entire week. reporter: in may of 2012, 10:10 good morning, everybody. a new home, became a key ingredient in this success story. they stay open 7 days a week without accepting government assistance. >> here you get to know the families. you know the crisis that they face, and i know we have been the lifeline to a lot of
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reporter: tina nesbitt can't imagine her life without without this place. >> i think i would dead. to be honest to god with you, yes sir, i think i would be dead. reporter: she says it's kept her alive, for the last 26 years. >> when they were over there at the other church, i slept outside at the church on the church door. reporter: her story, explains, why the spartanburg soup kitchen started 34 years ago, john: these are all tornadoes. there are over 50 tornadoes being reported with the storm system. this is tuesday. we get a little bit of a break here. the atlantic states and even up through parts of new york. they had an early wake up call in boston early this morning
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that is how fast this thing moved. look at the tornadoes. we got a break with that wedge. it re-intensified as it went through the eastern seaboard. our wedge hung in before it moved up the eastern seaboard. that is tuesday until about 7:00 this morning. we had anywhere between 6-12 inches of snow from this storm system in indiana and michigan. we still have snow showers coming in with the northwesterly flow, all the way back to nashville. some of that is heavy at times. this is the northern part of hayward county. the other part of swing county. these showers continued come in.
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even now into mcdowell county. this is the area where the winter weather advisory continues. overnight tonight until 7:00 tomorrow morning. additional snow is possible across this area. the further you head towards the tennessee line, the higher elevations. that is when you can see five inches of snow before this is all done. we have had off and on snow showers. off and on 30's and snow showers. it is a very wet snow. we reached only 53 degrees. six degrees below average. for the five degrees was our high this afternoon. eight degrees below average for this time of year. the winds made it feel even colder. winds gusting across the area.
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up to 46 miles per hour. we still had some trees falling. the same story with some power outages across the area. 45 right now in greenville. the winds making it feel much colder. wind chill up 46 degrees. wind chill right now 46 degrees. 48 degrees here. the current temperature all the way into orlando, where it is 60 degrees. northwest flow starts to die down. the snow starts to taper off. then we will see some more sunshine across the area. some cloudiness early. 41 degrees, scattered snow showers for the mountains. bright sunshine and light winds. leftover flurries early. then windy and cold.
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milder temperatures for next week. michael: there is another name for this. the nfl combines begin tomorrow. good reason. >> watching big guys try to run fast. lots of college players from
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you want to play your best basketball of the season now. you do not want to play it in december. we do not get wrapped up in those successes. brad: the south carolina men luau tennessee last night. squarely in position to make the ncaa tournament. there will be time for that. workouts begin tomorrow morning in indianapolis at the combine. former gamecock pharoh cooper saying today he will not run the 40 yard dash in indianapolis, he strained his quad in workouts, ron rivera and the carolina panthers brass are in place in indianapolis, trying to find the next great carolina panther. the panthers are actually a little behind on the scouting and combhine prep side simply because of the super bowl run. but rivera said they are trying to get up to speed, he talked
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do, to take the next step as one of the nfl's elite quarterbacks, >> well the biggest thing is kind of do what he did last year that was when he and mike shula and kenny dorsey get together and talk about thing he wants to work on. things that we need him to work on in terms of improving as a football player and i know both groups will have a list you know he'll have his ideas of what he needs to work on and both mike and kenny have a list of things they would like to see him improve on and it worked last year it really did. brad: dave gettleman has drafted extremely well since coming to carolina the panthers have the 30th pick in the first round, spring football practice begins next week for the clemson tigers, preperations are underway for the 2016 season, wofford and clemson both begin monday, south carolina is still two weeks away from the first spring practice. the furman paladins opened spring practice this afternoon, the paladins return 3 all conference performers off of last years squad. offensively, reese hannon returns as starting quarterback, and if he stays healthy, could
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bruce fowler says this team needs to improve across the board, during spring drills. >> you know some player responsibility things, looking back, we didn't do them well enough, you look at stats, rushing defense, and runing the ball are two things we think should be cornerstones of our program, and we didnt tdo those brad: the upper state finals begin tomorrow at the bon secours wellness arena in carol: have a good night. at humana, we know when you have your health...
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change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. bernie sanders.
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unafraid to challenge the status quo to end racial profiling, take on police misconduct, and take down a system that profits from mass imprisonment. there is no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity. reform. bernie. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. developing news tonight. tornado disaster. states of emergency as over two dozen
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destruction. hundreds of homes for the first time, we see the massive scope of the damage. targeting trump. a critical night for cruz and rubio. it could be their last chance to blunt donald trump's marcho the nomination. super lice warning, striking in 25 states. extremely resistant to the ways we usually get rid of them. what every parent should know. water. another big city warns its residents about their homes. and video horror. the chilling moment that made erin andrews get up and leave the courtroom. as jurors see the tape that she says turned her life into a nightmare. "nightly news" begins right now. >> announcer: this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. good evening. states of emergency are in effect in virginia, and north carolina right now. among the places that

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