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the east coast. we're tracking the storm here in the midlands as well. good afternoon, i'm dawndy mercer plank. thanks for joining us for the news at four. i'm charles molineaux. let's get a check of the latest conditions right now. we turn to meteorologist ben tanner in the first alert weather center with more. freezing rain advisory extended until 2pm for newberry, fairfield, kershaw and lee freezing line continues to sneak into southward into richland, clarendon and sumter counties, as a cold wedge of air continues to move in from the northeast at the surface. the number of showers will start to decrease into the afternoon left could refreeze as temperatures fall to the upper 20s and low 30s. saturday morning expect a few snow showers that will move quickly through the central midlands and even make it into the lowcountry. and remember, you can get the
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freezing line continues to sneak into southward into richland, surface. the number of showers will start to decrease into the afternoon fall to the upper 20s and low quickly through the central midlands and even make it into the lowcountry. and remember, you can get the
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and remember, you can get the latest weather information on the go by downloading the wis first alert weather app. you can get instant notifications right on your phone. it's free for android and iphone. just search wis in your app store. kershaw county has been seeing a good mix out of this storm. county officials say ice began forming in towns east and north of camden late this morning. our mike desumma joins us now live from bethune with more on how conditions are right now. mike. dawndy, charles you take a look at this tree behind me and you can see just how cold it's gotten out here. in making the drive over here from camden it was hard not to find a tree that had its branches caked in ice. county officials say they began seeing conditions like this late this morning.
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gene faulkenberry emergency management director, kershaw county "a lot more ice in trees.a lot more dustings along the sides of i was at." the dot and public works crews say they're still the dot and public works crews say they're still continuing to monitor conditions over the course of the evening. state officials say they're optimistic that road temperatures are high enough to prevent ice from forming. but they admit as the sun goes down there is the chance for more slick driving conditions. officials say you should only go
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live in bethune, mike desumma, wis news 10 the wintry weather has complicated air travel all over the eastern u-s. because it's a hub, cancellations of flights in and out of charlotte have led to changes for travelers 90 miles to the south. news ten's jack kuenzie joins us live from columbia metro airport. charles and dawndy---as always, patience and adding extra time will help air travelers when flights are being re-routed. checking ahead with your airline is always a good idea. some could be modifying their plans as weather conditions change. tonight and into tomorrow a number of after school activities and sporting events have been cancelled or postponed. you can get the info by heading
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and clicking on closings under the weather tab. are being re-routed. checking ahead with your airline is always a good idea. some could be modifying their plans as weather conditions change. tonight and into tomorrow a
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activities and sporting events have been cancelled or postponed. you can get the info by heading to wistv dot com and clicking on closings under the weather tab. up to the north of us, much of the east coast is bracing for a blizzard. as many as 85 million people are in the path of the storm. the first flakes have started to fall in washington dc and scott mcclean is there. --reporter pkg-as follows-- "this is a bad storm" parts of the east coast could see more than two feet of snow before sunday. while other areas will see severe icing, putting drivers in danger. states of emergency have been declared up
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with people preparing for the worst. "it has life and death implications, and all the residents of the district of columbia should treat it that way" a blizzard warning affects some 30- million people from baltimore to philadelphia to new york. the city's mayor says new yorkers need to stay home. "any unnecessary driving should be avoided. unless it is urgent, stay off the roads. it's as simple as that." snow has already started to accumulate on roads. north carolina has seen several fatal accidents due to the snow and ice. "we're asking everyone to please be very careful, stay off the roads if you don't need to be on them, spend some time with your family." meanwhile, long lines are forming at airports, as travelers struggle to get ahead of the storm. at least 5-thousand flights have been canceled, including all saturday flights at some airports. reporting in washington, i'm scott mclean. in just two days, the panthers will take the field in charlotte for the nfc championship game. but today--bank of america
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covered in a blanket of snow. stadium officials said they were taking measures to protect the turf by putting a tarp over the field last night. and despite the snow--the team was out for their normal workout today. a snow plow had to be brought in to clear off the turf at the panther's practice facility. meanwhile--the city continues to battle issues with power outages and dangerous road conditions as tens of thousands are expected for sunday's game. "the issue across the state is very strong gusty winds which could cause some power outages... again making it difficult for safety personnel. but very very strong gust winds. this is a primary concern where were going to have heavy ice... again primarily in the charlotte region." just to give you a scope of the sheer mass of this storm...nasa snapped this pic from space from a
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this is the southeaster portion of the united states. you can see t t system stretch from the edge of texas all the way up through virginia as it makes its way east. after the break-- state health officials are hoping for additional federal funds to help local flood victims. and a frenzy today at a midlands walmart had people coming from near and far for last-minute deals.
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investigators are trying to identify the man who was caught on surveillance cameras. the suspect is accused of punching a man in the head in the 2000 block of greene street early thursday morning--causing the victim to hit his head on the concrete. cpd says the victim was listed in critical condition at a local hospital. if you can help investigators, call crimestoppers at 1-888- crimimsc. orangeburg county deputies want to question a person of interest after an armed robbery at a local church last friday. deputies say it happened just outside greater faith baptist church on dorchester street. a 72-year-old woman reported that a man stole her bag while pointing a silver handgun at her. security video from greater faith baptist captured a man standing near the church. investigators have not named him as a suspect, but say they want to question him in connection to the case. meanwhile, anyone with information is asked to call crimestoppers at 1-
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a georgia police officer indicted yesterday for the murder of a former usc student has now been released on bond. in march of last year, olsen fatally shot anthony hill outside an atlanta apartment complex after receiving a call about a naked man behaving erratically. hill's family said he was a former air force veteran who struggled with mental health problems. olsen says hill was advancing toward him and ignored commands to stop when he was shot. as many continue to pick up the pieces after october's unprecedented flood, the state's department of mental health is aiming to reach more people in need. the department is applying for a 5 million dollar fema grant to fund more outreach workers. the department has 24 crisis counselors and wants to add 60 more. counselors can refer individuals to mental health professionals, as well as helping them find housing. the grant needs congressional approval before fema can award it. richland county flood victims wanting to give their input on what they experienced during
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october's flooding will have one more chance to do so this weekend. county officials are holding the last flood input meeting tomorrow at eastover park in eastover. that will be from noon until 2 pm. the meetings will be used to compile a report to help officials make future strategies for flood preparations. the threat of potential hazards on the roads did not stop shoppers from having a field day at the walmart in winnsboro. the store is one of more than 200 walmarts closing its doors at the end of the month--and today, hundreds showed up for a going-out-of-business salele one shopper described the store as a "madhouse" as people rushed to scoop up deals at the store. the winnsboro location will close next thursday. time now for an update on your weather. for that we turn to meteorologist ben tanner. freezing rain advisory extended until 2pm for newberry, fairfield, kershaw and lee freezing lili continues to sneak into southward into richland, clarendon and sumter counties, as a cold wedge of air continues to move
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at the surface. the number of showers will start to decrease into the afternoon and evening but the possibility of freezing rain will continue overnight , and any rain left could refreeze as
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richland, clarendon and sumter counties, as a cold wedge of air continues to move in from the northeast at the surface. the number of showers will start to decrease into the afternoon and evening but the possibility of freezing rain will continue overnight , and any rain left could refreeze as temperatures fall to the upper 20s and low 30s. saturday morning expect a few snow showers that will move quickly through the central midlands and even make it into the lowcountry. the possibility of ice, means you need to be prepared in case your power goes out. extended until 2pm for newberry, fairfield, kershaw and lee freezing line continues to sneak into southward into richland, clarendon and sumter counties, as a cold wedge of air continues to move in from the northeast at the surface. the number of showers will start any rain left could refreeze as temperatures fall to the upper 20s and low 30s. saturday morning expect a few snow showers that will move the possibility of ice, means
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prepared in case your power goes
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the american red cross says if it does, here's what you need to know. when there is an outage, use flashlights, not candles. turn off and unplug unnecessary appliances. so when the power comes back on, it will avoid an electrical surge that could ruin things still plugged in. while the power is out, keep your refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much as possible. if there is a downed power line, keep everyone away and report it immediately to your electric company. still ahead, atlanta's airport keeps its claim to
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plus, people in lexington could see some new neighbors moving into the area. more on the big plans for new development in the area.
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development--and alleviating congestion-- is access to a big intersection. "the development will all come out at that one light. and that was key for that development. something that large needed to be at a light. we didn't need to add any more curb cats along 378, so it was an ideal development for that land. he says the lights at that intersection will be connected to other lights in the town that change based on traffic flow. the proposal now goes before town council next month. atlanta's hartsfield- jackson international airport has retained its crown as the world's busiest airport. the airport ranked number one in flight count and passengers in 2015. according to the federal aviation administration, atlanta managed some 882 thousand flights last year and just over 100 million passengers. in 2014, the airport lost the title of most flights to chicago's o'hare airport.
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