tv WIS News 10 Midday NBC December 28, 2015 12:00pm-12:30pm EST
coast. tuesday a front will cross the area and produce a few showers during the day, and the mild weather will prevail and highs will again reach the 70s. wednesday and thursday will also feature periods of rain which could lead to widespread flooding issues. of course, we'll watch this closely and will make changes accordingly. we expect blizzards this time of
return. monday there is a good chance of showers as today... parts of the country are dealing with all three. this is a live look as water is pouring out of the spillways at wilson dam on the tennessee river in northern alabama. nbc's gabe gutierrez has the latest on the extreme weather. this morning...weather whiplash. from tornadoes...to floods...to blizzards. devastating the southwest...and midwest. sot: "sorry i don't know what else to say i'm sorry." at least 9 tornadoes...touching down this weekend in texas. destruction...spanning nearly forty miles near dallas. broadcastify audio: "there's houses torn up everywhere..." an e-f-4 twister tore through garland...with howling winds of up to 200 miles
among the dead...a three-day old infant...killed when a tornado swept through this home. sot: please baby please baby be okay baby and i was holding her little hand texas governor...declaring four counties disaster areas...as thousands are still without power. overnight...this family salvaging what they could...by candlelight. sot: "it was the most horrifying event ever in my life." further north...flash floods turned deadly. five people killed...in illinois. another eight dead in missouri. and today...new mexico is under a state of emergency. the massive storm system...has already dumped two feet of snow in parts of the state. wind gusts of up to 82 miles an hour. the treacherous driving conditions...extending all the way to the texas and oklahoma panhandles. sot: "people need to slow down the roads are slick." these tourists from miami...visiting amarillo...are on ice... sot: "i'm trying to put the chains on my tires for the first time in my life." as others in the same state...struggle through the deadliest december for tornadoes...on record. sot: 15;33;18;10 "this is absolutely
unreal." since last wednesday, there have been almost 30 tornado-related deaths in five states. before then...there had been just 10 all year. across the country the storms are causing major damage and flooding issues. along the mississippi river in southeast missouri people are seeing the water rise and even reach levels they haven't seen since the devastating floods in the mid 1990's. raycom news networks kadee wis first alert weather app. it's your source for updates on-the-go, and it's free. just search wis in your app
portions of the riverwalk park & amphitheater in west columbia is reopen today after it had to close again last week because all the rain we saw. since the flood back in october -- the riverwalk park has been on a sort of roller coaster. after the initial flood they were able to reopen the amphitheater of the riverwalk -- but it has been closed several times because it keeps experiencing flooding problems from the continuous rain. since october -- crews have cleaned up everything from mud, debris, and trees... and they also found a lot of erosion problems and the river level is not helping. "we are getting additional erosion from that. and mainly we've got a lot of tree balls that were exposed down by the river because of the erosion. so now with these rains and all now, we're getting additional trees that are falling and things like that -- more frequently than in typical times. other than than, it's just the typical mud that's washed up and cleanup and things like that. but that's been the biggest issue." the city's core engineers and fema have been working diligently to try and figure out
all of the problems and what has to be fixed at the riverwalk park. we are now getting our first look at the man charged with murder after a deadly shooting in eastover on sunday afternoon. investigators say 49-year old mark volstromer shot and killed the unidentified victim after an ongoing dispute. this happened on antioch amez church road near megan court. we're waiting to learn the timeline for when he'll be in court. a man on a riding lawnmower has died after a crash with a pickup truck in orangeburg county over the weekend. the highway patrol says it happened just after 11 on saturday night. authorities say the lawnmower driver and the ford pickup were both traveling west on winter creek road when the truck hit the mower in the back. troopers say the man driving the mower was killed. his name has not been released. the truck driver wasn't hurt. family, friends and loved ones gathered this weekend to remember an outgoing
high school student who was killed last week in a car crash. 17-year old glenn rabon, junior, also known as "tripp" was a baseball and football player at summerville high school. students gathered at summerville high school for a vigil on saturday. the stands soon became empty as everyone shifted to surround his family in prayer. "everybody knew him. he smiled all the time" "always had a smile on his face" "literally could put a smile on anyone's face" "he was always smiling always happy" the rabon family has set-up a memorial scholarship in "tripp's" honor. richland county deputies are piecing together details of an armed robbery that happened sunday evening. deputies say a man robbed a korean restaurant on decker boulevard in columbia then took off. no one was hurt. if you have information that can help investigators call crimestoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. highway patrol troopers are looking to track down a driver who fled from an accident over the weekend.
it happened near the percival road exit on i-77 north -- just after 8-30 saturday night. troopers say a pickup truck made an improper lane change and hit a car... sending the car off the road and into some trees. we do not know the condition of the driver. the pickup truck took off. if you have any information about this hit and run, call crimestoppers at 1- 888-crimes-sc. sad news to report -- the wife of south carolina senator john matthews has died. mrs. geraldine hillard- matthews passed away on christmas day. she was 75. she is described by some as a great democrat, community leader, and good friend. services will be held later this week. south carolina chief justice jean toal is getting ready to retire after 27 years on the state supreme court. toal's last day is december 31. she has to leave because state law requires justices to retire the year they turn 72 years old. toal turned 72 this summer. she has been a trailblazer for women.
after graduating from law school in 19-68, she was only the 11th woman to have an active law license in south carolina... back when women could not serve on juries. toal says her goal in her career has been to leave the ladder down so other women can join in her success. a key victory in the fight against isis. the latest as iraqi fighters gain control over a major city today. plus, the holidays are behind us but the shopping season is still going strong. the action that's hitting stores now that all the presents have been unwrapped. break one
vicki gardner was being interviewed live on w-d- b-j in august when a disgruntled former employee of the station fired his gun at allison parker, adam ward and gardner. parker and ward were killed. gardner was in the hospital for two weeks and has now finished several surgeries to repair internal injuries. she told c-n-n she's ready to go back to work, even though it's just steps away from where she was shot. "it is such a joyous place, and again something horrible happened but it does not define where i work. and it was right outside my window where this tragedy happened." gardner plans to be back at work at the end of january. the iraqi city of ramadi has been liberated from isis' grasp even as the militant group's leader released a new message. nbc's keir simmons reports. :02 1:27-1:46 it is a blow to isis... it's fighters defeated in
the key city of ramadi, according to a statement from iraq. iraqi forces had been raiding buildings... hunting the remaining isis jihadists... before making this morning's television announcement... hailing ramadi's 'liberation from the occupation of isis terrorists'. just days ago the illusive leader of isis... his last video released in 2014... was rallying his fighters... in a 24 minute audio recording... abu bakr al baghdadi mocking the us led coalition against isis... taunting saudi arabia... and threatening israel... unverified by nbc news, baghdadi's statement says isis will defeat the entire world... a war cry and perhaps a cry for help... isis needs more recruits... baghdadi's statement apparently admits. while a string of isis attacks on the west are not mentioned... this past weekend soldiers were the streets of europe again... as austrian authorities warn of another plot... in october it was claimed baghdadi had been wounded...
i am still alive he declares... while warning his followers... many of you will face death... a showdown with the west is coming baghdadi says... a final apocalypse. s/ keir simmons/ nbc news/ london, england 1:27-1:46 "that ghdadi statement was released by isis main media arm via official channels online. that's why we think it is him but we confidence just as isis loses this major iraqi city. back to you." the u-s isn't the only place dealing with flooding...major english cities including york, leeds and manchester have been hit by severe flooding across a wide area. british prime minister david cameron has sent more troops into northern england to help residents and emergency workers fight back rising river waters after weeks of heavy rain. cameron says the flooding is
"unprecedented" and he's vowed to do everything possible to protect people and their property. there have been no fatalities or serious injuries reported. the rain is forecast through the middle of the week. during the afternoon highs will reach the upper 70s and an unsettled weather pattern will return. monday there is a good chance of showers as moist, humid air continues to flow in from the south around a ridge of high pressure anchored off the coast. tuesday a front will cross the area and produce a
we've now exchanged the gifts with friends and family. and some people have gotten exactly what they wanted, others did not. it's now time for the second half of the holidays...the returns. :14 - :21 :52 - :57 santa and his reindeer did their part.... and you have de yours.... now... it's time to hit the stores.... again!!!!! "no-one likes to do the gift returns but on average most consumers tell us at retailmenot that 20% of their gifts go back to the store." those dreaded holiday returns... almost as much of a holiday ritual as putting up the christmas tree. for some though it's christmas all over again, just a few days later. ""shoes, shoes, shoes... debare shoes $23, michael kors $24?. i mean come on". holiday returns are whatever you make them. before going out experts recommend doing your homework first...
know store policies and what to expect. "so definitely want to try to get your big ticket items back first and foremost because there's a time frame with a lot of retailers." things to remember before heading out.... and in today's high tech world of smart technology..... "having mobile computing power in your pocket is going to make you a smarter shopper, so you can get not only get the best quality product, but can get he best quality product for a great price". be sure to bring your i.d. - most stores will require one... to cut down on fraud. kurt gregory, nbc news. the news at noon will be right back. but first, here's your news 10
columbia, charleston, florence and myrtle beach. coordinators with the red cross say donations tend to dwindle during the holidays, so they are encouraging everyone, especially new donors to come out. "well it's important for the blood to be on the shelf when those accidents occur. if you donate blood today and someone has an accident today, that blood's not available for about two or three days because we have to test it and make sure everything's ok for that person to be able to receive that blood." you can donate by visiting the red cross blood donation center on bull street. story. during the afternoon highs will reach the upper 70s and an unsettled weather pattern will return. monday there is a good chance of showers as moist, humid air continues to flow in from the south around a ridge of high pressure anchored off the
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