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this broadcast sponsored by subaru south boulevard and subaru concord. wbtv on your side. wbtv news starts right now. >> kristen: next at 6:00, a charlotte teen and his mother are demanding answers from uber after they say one particular driver has been harassing the 17-year-old. we sit down with the family to talk about the allegations. plus, fist fights and security concerns force donald trump to abruptly cancel a rally in chicago. more on how he is responding to all this this morning. we are monitoring a batch of rain on live power doppler radar, the weekend forecast, just moments away. it is after 6:00 on this saturday morning, if you're waking up, good morning.
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promise, i'm kristen miranda. >> lyndsay: good morning, i'm lyndsay tapases. >> kristen: seems you need that. >> lyndsay: you sounded like you have to convince yourself of it. >> kristen: i do but i'm most interested in convincing you. >> lyndsay: hopefully you're up and well-rested. bright eyed and bushy tailed. get this saturday going. kick it in the butt. knock it out. >> kristen: we should have talked about this before the show started. >> lyndsay: we needed a pep talk ourselves. you can start to see the sky getting brighter, 6:38 sun-up, 6:29 sundown, we spring forward tonight, by tomorrow morning both of those we push back an hour, average high is 62, that is where we're at right now, yet again another day well above average, upper 70s later today, showers in the forecast, not only for today, but for
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about the details in the complete first alert in a few. >> kristen: lyndsay, thank you. in campaign 2016 this morning, a looming deadline today for voters in north carolina who want to cast their ballots early. you have until 1:00 to early vote in the primary. if you don't participate in early voting you have to wait until primary day, this coming tuesday. candidates donald trump and hillary clinton continue to lead the two major parties in this upcoming presidential election. this morning, donald trump is responding to controversy, he didn't want to see people get hurt and that is why he called off a rally in chicago last night. protesters clashed with officers and with each other outside the university of illinois after trump postponed the event. the crowd of thousands erupted after the announcement, at least one person charged the podium and the crowd spilled in the streets of chicago. some say postponing the rally was a mistake. >> kind of a once in a lifetime experience to see a presidential candidate, and yeah, walked
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>> silencing the speech of so many americans. he is making people scared to wake up in the morning. >> trump dismissed claims he's dividing country and using hateful speech. police arrested five people at last night's event. >> we have put together more video and photos from the cancelled rally on, you can share the link with people on facebook and twitter. many of you head to the polls today as early vote wraps up we're looking ahead to the main event tuesday. bernie sanders addressed a huge crowd yesterday at an auditorium in raleigh. thousands of people came out and a lot of them couldn't get in. it was so packed. sanders is trailing hillary clinton accord to the latest high point university poll. clinton will campaign in charlotte on monday, just before the primary, hold a get out the vote event at grady cole center. it starts at 7:30, open to the public and we will be there to bring you complete coverage.
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ted cruz is set to appear at a rally tomorrow at charlotte motor speedway, at the zmax dragway. carly fiorina is on the list of speakers along with glenn beck. there are are free tickets online you have to register, we have put a link on now this morning, a local mother killed until a terrible crash will be laid to rest today. kandace helms died after a truck crashed head-on in her. her two boys were in the car, they were taken to the hospital but survived. friends put together a gofundmeth for the family. it raised close to $4,000. they have also set up a trust fund that will be used to help pay for the childrens college education. people gathered in hickory to remember two people shot and killed outside mcdonald. cody watts and richelle lail already killed in the parking lot.
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together at mountain grove baptist church. >> human being on the planet, he would give the shirt off his back for anyone and anybody, richelle was a fun, kind-heart person. she would tell you like it is, that is how she was. >> catawba county deputies charged eric yount with their murders. the three all knew one another. when you order a ride from uber you never know who is going to show up. one teen says for him, trouble showed up after just one ride the 17-year-old says the driver continues to give him unwelcome advances and he says he has proof. coleen harry sat down with the teen and his mom. >> reporter: the charlotte teen said he booked a ride with uber in september to get from home to work. he says since then, one particular driver has been harassing him. >> frustrated, crazy. >> isaiah does not want his face shown. he says his problem started six months ago when an uber driver
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>> he said oh, you got nice thick hair, i got a nice hairdresser, i got modeling classes, blah-blah-blah. started rubbing his penis. >> he said there was more. >> he grabbed my leg, that can make you so much money. i got out of the car and shut the door. >> driver has been contacting him, first through text messages. then the man found him on instagram and started sending direct messages. dozens and dozens. >> i'm driving back from rock hill can bring you $100 let me start taking care of you. >> i was disgusted from the moment he told me about it. after i saw the messages, i said i got to say something. >> his mother contacted charlotte-mecklenburg police when more messages kept coming. >> you don't have to be gay to do this, that it is like acting like in hollywood, people do it for money all the time >> the dude is a sicko, it's crazy.
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instagram message, he hasn't responded. uber has not answered messages, either. isaiah and the mother contacted uber. the company sent him a message saying "this was handled internally, action was taken against the other party involved" but still, more messages as recentlies that week. >> he knows my location. he know what's i do, he know what's i say to other people. >> eye as a yeah does isaiah does not feel safe anymore, coleen harry, wbtv on your side. >> kristen: police said only he can file alpo a police report. three people injured in a cats accident. the bus was the sprinter to the airport. three people were taken to the hospital, expected to be okay. in west charlotte, a man on a dirt bike raced to the hospital after he crashed in a
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this is on moore's chapel near kendall drive. the man on the bike is seriously hurt. investigatorsinvestigators blocked off part of the road for hours. police have not said if anyone will face charges. we're learning more about the woman accused of stealing an ambulance in charlotte. autumn prieschl was arrested at albermarle and denberg drive. the ambulance was stolen from cmc main. police used the on board gps to track it down to albermarle road. deputies have given us new photos of a robber who held up a local arby's restaurant. happened in indian trail. he hopped over-the-counter. investigators said he's wearing distinct motocross gloves. you don't have to give your name but call the sheriff's office if
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an event encouraging you to take steps toward better health. walk with a doc begins at 8:00. walkers can ask questions about health with this month's featured physician, melody harrison, pediatrician at sutton road pediatrics. first time participants get a free tee shirt, pedometer, too. the walk will be held at piedmont medical center trail at river walk in rock hill. registration is not required. really beautiful night last night for the return of food truck friday in south end. we stopped by the new spot at sycamore brewing behind the atherton mill. they will have five different food trucks every friday. live music, beer of course. dog-friendly and the old friday spot was bought, being developed in office space so they moved it over to sycamore and that is
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s and hungaachos. i sat on the patio yesterday, didn't want to come in. >> lyndsay: so nice once the sun went down, it was still 70 degrees, beautiful night. this evening, too, you can do front porch sitting if your heart so desires. >> kristen: yes. >> lyndsay: tomorrow night it will be at 7:30 after we spring forward. that is nice to get the extra hour of daylight in the evening. sun is coming up now, you can see it, a little bit of cloud cover to start things off this morning, partly to mostly cloudy, really through most of the day today, temperatures are in the low 60s in the charlotte area right now, at 62 as of the 6:00 hour. outside of the city right at 60. gastonia, back toward salisbury and a couple of you in the 50s. statesville, 59, 57 albermarle, monroe, 58. 56 in rock hill, 55 shelby and 56 in boone as of the 6:00 hour. hour-by-hour forecast, hold in the 60 through 8:00. low 70s by noon, upper 70s
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if you were watching the forecast yesterday evening, this has changed so now is looking like we will get back in the upper 70s today whereas yesterday it looked like the low 70s, doesn't look like the front quite makes it through enough to drop our temps today so we will have another day well below -- well above average i should say, in the upper 70s later this afternoon. also going to be on the humid side as well, 78 here, rock hill, gastonia, hickory, around 74 for your forecast later this afternoon. concord, 78, 75 in morganton and boone at 65. with the 30% shower chance for us for today, best shot in the mountains, but even in the charlotte area we can pick up a brief sprinkle later this afternoon and we will show you that on futurecast as well as actual true rain, that is moving in tomorrow, that is part of your seven day first alert coming up in a couple minutes. kristen?
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north carolina chick-fil-a goes viral. why one family is thanking the chain to provide the space for a life-altering moment.
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is wbtv news saturday morning. >> kristen: 6:14, an hour half
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>> lyndsay: another bacon thing. always bacon or eggs. >> kristen: breakfast time. >> lyndsay: a lot of random bacon and egg products on the market these days. >> kristen: when you looked at this box you were kind of like -- >> lyndsay: i didn't -- i envisioned more of a contraption, i guess, more of some sort of help me out with the word, like an appliance. >> kristen: like a panini press thing. >> lyndsay: you read my mind. >> kristen: a cast iron baking press. you need a griddle or pan. >> lyndsay: you put this on top of it. >> kristen: crisp bacon with no curling. speeds cooking time. and faster cooking.
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we're going to make bacon later this morning. >> lyndsay: great. kristen never eats the bacon because -- >> kristen: i like bacon, maybe this is my thing. >> lyndsay: maybe this is the answer to all your bacon problems. >> kristen: i don't like it when it gets floppy. >> lyndsay: it does the get floppy. >> kristen: you go to the restaurant -- >> lyndsay: i've been with people sent back bacon. >> kristen: i'm so afraid to send stuff back. if i order bacon i say super crispy. >> lyndsay: there is a wide range, i had an epiphany on this. they should ask you how you want it cooked. would take two seconds. >> kristen: start a petition. >> lyndsay: seriously, that should become a thing. >> kristen: we'll work on that.
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works at 7:45ish. speaking of coming up, the sun is coming up soon. we have daylight saving time this weekend. looks pretty. there is kind of cloudy, will stay kind of cloudy all day long but that official sunrise will be at 6:38, sundown at 6:29 and tomorrow, with the time change, remember we spring forward tonight, of course that pushes ahead our sunrise and our sunset for tomorrow, 7:36 will be sun-up tomorrow and 7:30 sundown. of course we all look forward to, well most of us i guess i should say, that later sun-set time that will be nice coming up tomorrow. another live look over uptown from scott clark nissan honda hd tower cam, 62 in charlotte right now, dew points in the upper 50s. you may have noticed starting yesterday that it started to feel a touch more humid out there and that will be the case with us for today as well with
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50s. keeping things on the humid side and especially with the temps in the 70s later this afternoon, will feel more humid. hour-by-hour temperature forecast to help you plan out your saturday here, by mid-morning, 10:00 a.m., close to 70 in the charlotte area, mid up to per 60s away from the city, 1:00 p.m., 74 and well on our way in the mid to upper 70s for highs by later this afternoon. nothing falling on the radar right now, we have the cloud cover but no rain yet. if we zoom out we have rain off to the southwest. and that is actually not going to get here until tomorrow. so what is coming through today or pa what may what may, is a back door cool front, a weak front, but maybe enough of a trigger just to touch off a few tiny showers for some of you combined with increase in humidity we have in place over the region right now. with that being said, shower coverage is only 30%. that means 70% of you will make
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as we go to 78 for the high later this afternoon. low 70s tomorrow. cooler with the higher rain chance, about 60% coverage of rain for sunday. so it does look wetter for the second half of the weekend. that is for sure. with the rain heavy at times through sunday. temperature drop, from today to tomorrow. beyond that, we're actually still mild, all things considered for the better part of the week ahead, few showers and storms linger in monday as we go to 74 to start out the new school and work week. check on it, another pair of days close to 80, tuesday and wednesday, warm for the middle part of next week, we could get more showers and storms by later in next friday. that is the check of the forecast, kristen, back to you. >> kristen: placing your order at chick-fil-a may not seem like a big deal. a girl in fayetteville was the first time she ever placed an order on her own, because she is
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cynthia walker is hearing impaired since birth. her mother found a cashier who knew sign language and took her daughter there. cynthia was overjoyed when the cashier responded. >> if you notice in the video she looked at me like "is this working, am i really doing this." so she really enjoyed doing that and she is looking forward to going back. >> the employee has two deaf family members and that prompted her to learn sign language. in consumer headlines, diapers of course are a must han have baby item, they can be expensive. the white house launching an initiative to make it more affordable for low income families. not covered by federal assistance programs. the new progra launches at the end of next month. the box office may be coming to your living room, a new service called the screening room may allow to you watch movies at home on the same day
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it would cost $50 purviewing and per viewing. time to think about spring break travel plans and we're here to help. one of our favorite travel
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ideas not too far from hom i just picked us up 2 breakfast croissants for $4, when this bear attacked. with one swipe, it devoured one of the croissants. then jack showed up, and took care of the beast, so i could escape. and that's what happened to your breakfast croissant. and yours? it survived. enjoy freshly cracked egg with ham and bacon. or sausage. two tasty croissants at an eventastier $4 price.
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>> lyndsay: time is 6:23 on in saturday morning. we have the sun coming up at 6:38, getting close to that. live look overuptown from scott clark nissan honda hd tower cam, another mild start, 62 in the charlotte area, 86% humidity, a little bit on the sticky side with dew points in the upper 50s, will remain humid as we head through the afternoon. highs once again reaching upper 70s, fair amount of cloud cover, showers chances small today but does come up as we head in tomorrow and more on the
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half hour, kristen, over to you. >> kristen: 6:24 one of our favorite guests is here, tamela rich, how are you? >> i'm happy to be here with you, thank you. >> good we're glad you're here. every time you come you get us think about wonderful travel opportunities and talking about spring break travel. spring break travel close to home. >> very close. not everyone has the time or the money to take like a fantabulous vacation. the state of north carolina has terrific places that i'm going to recommend today for a four-day road trip, you can take off a friday and monday, but you get four days because you have the weekend and everything is also available if you want to take a day trip to any of these great spots. >> not going so far that we can't just do a day trip at all. >> right. we'll start if we do the four day, we'll start here and go
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north carolina transportation museum. >> i hear about it and never have been. supposed to be cool. >> so fun. everyone thinks about the train because they have a great program for trains. and this season they are running the last two weekends of the month they are running the easter bunny express. >> fun! how fun. >> you can ride with the easter bunny handing out treats and for a slight fee if you like to have breakfast or brunch with the easter bunny, that is an option, too. >> i like that. >> more than trains i want to emphasize that, they have the installation up right now is the history of the bicycling. transportation museum. so you know the bikes from way back in the day they have like a five foot tall big front wheel and tiny back wheel, that is the boneshaker, you can ride one at the transportation museum. there you go.
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we go from there, day two what do we do? >> go an hour up the road to the asheboro zoo. go after the transportation museum, spend the full day at the zoo where they have just added a male polar bear to the pen. they are hoping magic will happen. >> sparks will fly. >> maybe next year we'll have cubs. they are having an eggstravanganza with the animals, not just the polar bears, putting treatsn brightly colored easter eggs so the animals, like in the wild they have to look for their food, enrichment, they will do that. full day there. >> a great zoo, we have a minute left, we want to get to the next places many >> raleigh, the north carolina museum of natural sciences. they have an extreme mammals installation that will be
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this is phenomenal, so many hands on things to do. and then raleigh of course you can spend a weekend in raleigh. if you want to just come back through the country, and end up in asheboro at laurel mountain state park at the top of the mountain you can see the charlotte skyline. >> get the kid out of the car, run around a little bit. >> depending on the day you could also go right shoot 15 minutes to reed goldmine. >> oh, fun. we are going to make sure we put tamela's itinerary so you can do this trip while kids or spring break. a trip to florida is super expensive, this is a nice alternative. good to see you. >> nice to see you thank you. >> every time you come i want to go away.
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>> american workers brought us back from the crash. now, let's move forward. we need jobs that provide dignity and a bright future. new penalties to stop companies from moving profits and jobs overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term. we've gotta create new jobs and industries of the future.
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there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks
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my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message.
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morning hope your day is starting off great. we're glad you're starting off with us. >> lyndsay: good morning. we were talk about the shape of kristen's earrings match the pattern of her dress. details, man, i'm not that well put together. you're making me look bad. >> kristen: it is like that dress, those earrings, that is as much thought. >> lyndsay: good morning, 6:30, sun will be up in five or six minutes or so. >> kristen: looks pretty. >> lyndsay: still looks pretty, kind of cloudy. cpcc from scott clark nissan honda weather net camera, 59 outside cpcc at the airport, 62. you can watch as the sun comes up over uptown, we're not seeing much from that vantage point, however on the tower cam behind us you can see a tiny bit of sunlight mixing with the cloud
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cloudy day, humid, still warm, maybe a few showers. we'll talk about that in the complete forecast coming up. >> kristen: this is like big time when does spring start? >> lyndsay: one week from tomorrow. >> kristen: big time spring cleaning time, have you had your windows open? it makes you want to do that spring cleaning. taking aim at left over dirt and game and muck as we usher in spring. two mades and maids and a mop have a cleaning challenge. >> kristen: i'm organizing my house. so like when you do that, you things seen you haven't seen in a while. >> lyndsay: that is dedicated. or spread it out over a long period of time. curious to hear what the challenge is. >> kristen: you know who else is coming in? robert adler from ernie's smoke house.
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>> kristen: i don't know. from barbeque, italian rolls to chicken parm. >> kristen: chicken saltimbocca. >> lyndsay: making chicken parm? >> kristen: sort of. mozzarella, spinach, prosciutto. chicken parm. he's the man. that is coming up, we'll put recipes online. product testing charlotte plastic surgery, big morning today. we'll see you in a few minutes. >> lyndsay: i'll be back. >> kristen: a crime alert, neighbors shaken after a home invasion in the middle of the day. 18-year-old girl home alone came face-to-face with armed robbers. the men broke in the home in charlotte's hyde park neighborhood off beaties ford earlier this week.
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woman's mother. >> reporter: the visual damage speaks loudly. splinters and chipped pieces of wood offer the telling reminders of the aggressive force used to gain entry. >> they came in here. and then they took that and they took the plaque off the wall. >> reporter: the family doesn't want their faces shown or exteriors of their home in hyde park photographed. however, they do want to share the fact that material things like a television set and computers were ripped from their rightful places and that their peace of mind was also snatched away. >> took my daughter's money and took my money and stuff that can't be replaced. >> reporter: for more than 50 years, hyde park has been one of the most celebrated african american communities. police who patrol the neighborhood said it is known
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>> hyde park is very quiet. we don't spend as many time answering calls for service, patrols proactive. >> long time residents say the neighborhood is going through a timely transition. >> newcomers coming in and you know, some of the property has become rental property. >> cmpd continues to investigate the case, the victims who live here offer a meaningful take away. >> look at your neighbor has house, look the carts there, it is okay to be nosey, that may save someone's life. >> the or deal lasted 15 minutes. police say as you heard there is very low crime in hyde park. six calls for service in the last 12 months. police say someone is trying to lure children in gaston county, they say a man
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wednesday on gobel street riding her bike. she tried to grab her arm she got away. a woman said a man tried to lure her daughter an hour later on cloninger avenue. >> when he blow the horn she looked and he's motioning for her to come to the car. >> police say the man is in a black car, possibly a late model dodge dart. if you have any information, give gaston county police a call right away. charlotte-mecklenburg police are looking for the person that ot and carjacked a security gardner johnson c. smith university a couple of nights ago. the guard remains in the hospital. he told police the shooter flagged him down yesterday morning on roslyn avenue and stole his toyota camry. seven alleged members of the ms-13 gang are scheduled to go on trial. three of the people indicted are on the run. the rest have all entered guilty pleas. another crime alert for you
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your car, that is the warning from deputies in york county. they are investigating nine car break ins that happened in fort mill on thursday night. all of them happened in the baxter and waterstone subdivisions. in most cases the doors were locked but thieves smashed windows anyway. the effort to find a person who dragged a dog several feet, struggling to stay alive. found in columbia, witnesses report that after she was hurt, she pulled herself to a nearby business. her injuries are gruesome and she may not recover. >> came over and started to examine her leg and her injuries and just to see what we saw was completely unexplainable. >> that is heart breaking. the group looking to raise money to pay for the medical bills. we have put information on our website if you want to help as well, go to right now another case of the zika virus confirm in north
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this makes the fifth travel-related case in the state. most recent involves a forsyth county neighbor who traveled where the transmission is ongoing. filming starts next month on a movie of dirty dancing. they are looking for extras and classic cars. one man in henderson county hopes one of his cars, maybe 68 corvette or 1950s truck will make the cut. >> brings people in western north carolina to watch the movie, participate in the movie. good for the hobby. >> filming will run through may in the north carolina mountains. i saw the first dirty dancing 758 times. >> lyndsay: a great movie, my mom called me up because apparently this is making national news. she said you should try out. >> kristen: you should.
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you want to? >> lyndsay: let's do it. >> kristen: i'll get information. >> lyndsay: i did weren't to be an actress. being an extra and just standing there not talking is almost the same thing. right? >> kristen: yes. >> lyndsay: close enough. closest i'll ever get. anyway, 6:39, sun-up at 6:38, dew point for a second, tom on twitter asked me to explain dew point. do you know what it is? >> kristen: seems like be something important. >> lyndsay: good answer. basically dew point, talk about how much moisture is in the air. direct measure of the amount of moisture in the air so the dew point is the temperature that the air becomes saturate and by that, we mean at that temperature you would start to have dew form or start to squeeze out moisture out of the air. so that tells you that the higher the dew point temperature is the more moisture that the
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wouldn't have to drop the temperature as much to squeeze out moisture or dew. 58 is the dew point, if we just drop the temperature by four more degrees down to 58 we would have 100% humidity and see dew form and squeeze moisture out of the atmosphere. kind of like a sponge. the more humid it feels because of the higher moisture content in the atmosphere. that is probably why you noticed a difference if not yesterday you will today it feels a touch more humid out there. temperature-wise, in the low 60s right now, some of you outside of the city are in the upper 50s, back in the upper 70s, not as warm as yesterday when we hit 81, still up to 78, mostly cloudy, 30% shower chance and check of futurecast to show you to pick up the shower today as well as rain chances, all part of the seven day
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minutes. kristen? >> kristen: coming up next on wbtv news saturday morning. >> no. 1 and no. 2 favorite stories.
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i'm kristen hampton >> kristen: 6:44, new this morning scott kelly is retiring in april. he got back from the one year
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international space station, he holds the record for the longest american stay in space. in all he spent 520 days in orbit. post retirement he will participate in research tied to his one year mission. he joined nasa in 1996, took four separate flights to space. unique trade show will continue today right here in charlotte and we bet that you may have not have marked it on your calendar. the portable sanitation association is in town showing off the latest and greatest port a potties. most reporters would turn up their noses at an event like this but of course not our kristen hampton. it is this morning's good news. >> i'm a portable toilet salesman. people don't realize not as dirt
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>> if if open it, elbow in. >> you're the new guy? >> my first show, check out this cool toilet. okay. >> whoa! whoa! tell me what went through your mind as that was happening. >> oh, crap. >> whoa! >> ridiculous. >> ha ha ha. >> that didn't scare you? >> no. >> why should i buy this one? >> this unit right here as you can see has a home-like atmosphere. stereo is in both rooms. >> you cap use this. >> that is incredible. that is the worth part. >> look, honey. >> you know what they say. got to pay your due. >> exactly.
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>> i just put you on the spot. >> you kind of did. >> johnny on the spot. >> ha ha ha. >> that is a brand toilet. >> this is nice r than my bathroom at home and it moves. do you enjoy it? >> i love it. never thought i would be doing this when i was in college, but -- ha ha. >> whoa! how awful is awesome is that. >> kristen: there is a port a >> lyndsay: apparently. >> kristen: the kind that is in the parking lot at a panthers game. >> lyndsay: right. >> kristen: then the kind at the golf tournament every year. >> lyndsay: never been to that but can't comment. i love how she did the pretending to be opened on, that has happened to probably
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you have been on the receiving end or like, that is so awkward. >> kristen: very awkward. >> lyndsay: so funny. that was pure entertainment. >> kristen: show runs from 9:30 to noon at the charlotte convention center. >> lyndsay: we should go and wait for people to open the door. >> kristen: i don't think so. >> lyndsay: not your idea of a good time? better things to do? >> kristen: well -- anyway. >> lyndsay: very entertaining. no one else could pull that off. maybe you could. >> kristen: not like her. she is the best. >> lyndsay: good morning, 6:48, sun came up at 6:38 and sun will be down at 6:29 tonight, average high is 62, there is the sun peeking over cloud cover mixing in with the skyline overuptown, a pretty shot for from you scott clark nissan honda hd tower cam,
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again be well, well above average. and while we hit low 80s yesterday, today in the upper 70s but still, no where near the average high of 62. of course we spring forward tonight, daylight saving time begins this weekend, with that being said, sunrise is pushed back tomorrow to 7:36, sundown to 7:30. that is nice when you get the extra hour of daylight in the evening hours. as far as what today looks like hour-by-hour, we'll rise through the low 70s through about mid-morning. mind 70s by 2:00. 78 by later this afternoon. another warm day ahead and as far as pollen levels are concerned, if you're an allergy sufferer you probably noticed starting to return. today still a little bit high, but then the levels are going to get cut back briefly tomorrow, we have moree rain coming that should provide a little bit of temporary relief as far as that is concerned with the rain coming in tomorrow. for today, a live look from
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as we go forward through the afternoon, we're looking for the clouds to stay put, pretty much more most of the day time hours, but you won't see much showing up on future rain. so we could maybe see a brief passing shower or sprinkle in a couple of spots but most of us are going to make it through the day dry, that is good. does change as we head in tomorrow. by far today is the better day, you want to get outdoors, things go downhill heading in tomorrow. starting to overspread to the mid to late morning hours by 2:00, we could have pockets of heavy rain and that rain will last through the evening hours of tomorrow, too, the early evening. so for today, despite all the clouds, it is not overly wet. temperature-wise, we're still up there, mid 60s in boone, 65. for this afternoon. foothills in the low to mid 70s. taylorsville at 72, 75 lenoir and morganton. charlotte about 78, same for lincolnton, mooresville,
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across the south carolina upstate, upper 70s near 80 in a couple spots. still keeping things quite warm across south carolina as well. tomorrow, with more rain and finally a little bit of a cool front coming through, that does knock us back in the low 70s as we head in monday we have a couple showers and storms lingering through the early part of next week, so temperatures will be in the low to mid 70s for that as well. beyond that, middle part of next week, still well in the 70s, tuesday, wednesday, looks drier, too, doesn't look like the warm streak will be ending. kristen, back to you. >> kristen: lyndsay, thank you very much. 6:51. as prom season approaches one organization wants to create the perfect night for teens. the prom closet event will be held today for any junior or senior high school student whose family needs financial help. guest speakers, hair stylists, photographers all there, runs from 12:30 until 4:00 30 at south brook church in wedding ton. much more to come after the
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time to give your house a make over for spring. an easy challenge that uses five
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talk about that after the break.closed captioning on wbtvnews is sponsored by subarusouth boulevard and subaruconcord. >> kristen: 6:534 i'm in super big time spring cleaning mode. you'll get help elizabeth cannon from two maids and a mop, how are you? >> i'm great many >> glad to have you here. you'ring in april will cover the charlotte area. >> yes, we are, very excited to open our office here in the charlotte metro area. >> i love you're starting your time here in charlotte with us to get us on the right track. this is a great time to start overhauling your house, isn't it? >> it is. most of us we do the bare minimum throughout the year and spring is a time to take the time, extra time, elbow grease
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do all the detail work that we really tend to look over the rest of the year. >> you say there are key areas we need to focus on and make sure we hit. cabinets, all of that kind of stuff especially kitchens. >> yes, with our five step program, we are concentrating on dust, windows, the kitchen, bathroom and floors. >> start with dust, right now there is dust everywhere. >> there is dust with the pollen starting only going to get worse. >> yeah. >> one of the things that we really recommend with two maids and a mop we like to start top to bottom, left to right. back to front. this helps to you make sure you're getting every surface. a plan to go by. so also with dust one of the best tools you can use is a micro fiber cloth. it is great because most of the time you don't have to use
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thought i would give you a demo. >> look at this very dusty mirror. so easy. people get concerned about using cleaning products everyone is worried about chemical. this is an easy way to do it. >> another thing to keep in mind, so many of us tend to use more product than we should. so notice that just with using a micro fiber cloth we have taken off the majority of what is wrong with this. >> just one spray? >> one spray, so many folks overspray. >> i totally do. >> you have to put in more elbow grease. once the dust is gone we're concentrating on fingerprints. smidges, things like that that -- >> i love that one spray. don't have to worry about it. i want to make sure we get to the parts. windows.
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top to bottom, start with the dusting, you can use a high duster, one has extendible rod like this, but start at the top to knock it off with the blinds, val lances, things like that. then you want to go slat by slat, use the duster this way and use attachment you put on the vacuum cleaner. top to bottom because you want everything to settle below. >> then the floors. once everything sets below. >> the floor, top to bottom make sure the floor is the last thing that you clean. >> other two key areas kitchens and bathrooms. i will wait a really long time to clean the shower and that thing because it is such a pain. >> one of the biggest kens are hard water stains, biggest concerns. it is in every home. we like to recommend a tool like this, industrial scrubber, and we also use it two maids and a
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something stronger than what you something stronger than what you would normally do on a day-to-day basis. cla is a greatcla is aclr is a great product. a pumice stone is great for the toilet. that is another one. you get in there and it is gentle on tubs, tiles and the ceramic and porcelain. >> so many good pieces of advice that we have learned today. if people want to learn more about two maids and a mop? >> yes, two maids and a pop of >> we'll put it on our website. good see you. good luck with the grand opening.
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