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video from king street in boone. school cancellations in the north carolina mountains. you can find those in the ticker below. allyson: we have team coverage this morning. meteorologist chris justus joins ing dale gilbert in the weather center. geoff: we also have wyff news 4's aly myles out keeping an eye on the roads. a live look here from our woodruff road skycam as well as . with the latest from dale. good morning. dale: later on this afternoon and this evening, could get a little dicey. cloudy skies from our woodruff road skycam. snow overnight in the mountains of north carolina and tennessee, where it continues. the upstate has been so dry, we are nothing precipitation yet. quite a few advisories. winter weather advisory's advisories for the mountains of south carolina into north carolina. winter storm warnings for the counties east of asheville.
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this morning to give us an idea when this will start impacting the upstate too. chris: we are watching a matter of moisture moving from northern alabama into georgia right now. it is starting to produce some freezing rain back to northwestern georgia. that will head our way. we will see freezing drizzle and freezing rain developing over the next few hours. here is a look at the highest impact areas. you can see the foothills all the way to the northern part of the upstate. the change from last night is the low pressure system now will not move over the mountains, but it will likely scoot right around this boundary. cold air from the northeast. that will lock in the cold air in these areas. the higher impact areas in red right here may even see a slightly higher impact. that could be scooted down just a bit north of travelers rest.
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that is the area we that will be locked in. 61% humidity. anything that falls now is likely to actually hit the ground. what i want to urge you is the roads may look fine, you may not see much, but all it takes is a little bit of freezing rain or freezing drizzle. we are watching the temperatures very closely. anderson actually dropping a degree here. as we go throughout the afternoon, temperatures will try to warm. here is the latest computer model showing freezing drizzle picking up by lunchtime. in the afternoon, that is the real concern. at 6:00, look at this. this is a change as we see the freezing temperatures holding on. stubborn cold air. by midnight tonight, we could have pockets of freezing rain. the heaviest moisture will move in. will do temperatures warm? -- w ill the temperatures warm? we will keep an eye on it for
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allyson: because of the winter weather, dot crews have their eyes on known trouble spots on the roads. geoff: we have video of a cruise from before the last storm. the south carolina department of transportation was at it again this weekend pre-treating all roads in greenville, spartanburg, and other counties north of i-85. crews will work in 12 hour shifts to monitor conditions. in counties like laurens, anderson, and areas south of i-85, crews were working on treating interstates, bridges, and known trouble spots and have been watching conditions there overnight. allyson: let's check the rose for you this morning. no icy spot so far. we do have some accidents in anderson county on vernon street. an accident with injuries there. also one in spartanburg. no injuries reported in that accident. couple times on the interstate are smooth right now. you're looking at a speed limit drive on 85. let's take a look outside at 385 and haywood road. don't forget, we have all the
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mobile app. it's free in the app store of your apple or android smart phone. turning to commitment 2016 now. the weather could affect presidential candidates on the campaign trail today. geoff: with the south carolina primary this saturday, we know of two candidates visiting the upstate early this week so far. donald trump is scheduled to hold a rally today at the t.d. convention center in greenville. doors open at 5:00. the event begins at 7:00. dr. ben carson is also holding an event in the upstate at that time. he's set to be at the spartanburg marriott at 7:00 tonight following his visit to lancaster in the afternoon. senator ted cruz is set to hold a campaign event tomorrow at the anderson civic center. the event will last an hour . it begins at 7:30. allyson: former florida governor jeb bush will be holding an event in the low country. he's set to have a campaign rally at 6:00 tonight at the north charleston coliseum. former president george w. bush is expected make an appearance at the rally to stump for his brother. gop candidate marco rubio has scheduled appearances today in rock hill, florence, and
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that follows his visit this weekend to pickens county, which that drew more than 2,000 people to easley high school. addressed was supreme court death. he says he doesn't believe president obama should appoint a new justice. other gop hopefuls have also expressed that opinion. geoff: speaking of justice scalia, his body has arrived back in virginia overnight. showing the arrival at dulles airport in virginia, where it snow. a procession of about 20 police officers brought the body sunday to an el paso funeral home from a west texas ranch. that's where scalia was found dead on saturday. it is believed the 79-year-old died of natural causes. he was appointed by president ronald reagan in 1986 and has been the senior member of the court for several years. allyson: 6:06 this morning. over our shoulders, the woodruff road skycam. things have shifted.
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dale: the mountains of north carolina getting snow. the upstate, just clouds. later into the afternoon, that is when the upstate will get in on the wintry weather expectations. currently, 27 degrees in greenville and mostly cloudy. and northeast breeze at 13 makes it feel colder. dress warmly. you should not have a problem as far as your morning commute unless you are traveling across the tennessee-with a border. snow is that's -- tennessee-north carolina border. snow is falling. be careful if you have some early-morning trouble along i-40 eastbound.
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what precipitation does start to fall later on today could of course quickly change into icy conditions on upstate and mountain roads. 10 to 50 mile-per-hour winds make it feel -- 15 mile-per-hour winds make it feel much colder. east of asheville and hickory, it is coming down pretty good. let's go to chris justus with an update on what the models may show us as when the precipitation could impact the upstate. chris: we are watching this batch back to alabama and georgia. it is heading our way right now. putting a track on it, the northern extent of it will move into the southern mountains in about three hours, so that would be just before 9:00. this heavier stuff, the southern extent of it will get into the upstate in about four hours. between 9:00 and 10:00 is when that arrives in our area, and it will be a concern.
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we have this wedge of cold air that will extend about like that. that area with freezing temperatures at the same time. there comes the moisture on top of it. originally, the models were showing the low will move over the mountains, but now since this battery is here with cold temperatures -- boundary is here with cold temperatures, it will take the path of least resistance, and that will be the cold boundary it was set up. you can see the freezing rain set up to northeast your georgia. freezing rain around 10:00. i think we will see this freezing rain into the evening for some parts of the upstate. we will show you the totals coming up in the next forecast. geoff: thank you. officials say an explosive device was found on a rental car
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what they know so far, coming announcer: you're watching live, local, breaking news with geoff hart, allyson powell, and weather with meteorologist dale gilbert. this is wyff news 4 today in high definition. allyson: asheville police say they've arrested a man in connection with a woman's death. 29-year-old james norton is charged with first-degree murder
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weapon. police say he killed 62-year-old christina kessinger friday afternoon. norton is being held at the buncombe county detention center. geoff: also in north carolina, a transylvania county man will stand trial on charges he killed the man who was accused of killing his son. the trial for 49-year-old charles richard o'shields is scheduled to begin tuesday. o'shields is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting. allyson: spartanburg county deputies say a man confessed to killing a 19-year-old woman who'd been reported missing. 20-year-old akello jeter is charged with murder. the charge came two days after the body of autumn hunt was found in a wooded area off sims chapel road. investigators say hunt died from a gunshot wound to the head. jeter is being held at the spartanburg county detention center. geoff: in other news this morning many couples used , valentine's day to either say their vows again or for the first time in the upstate. skylight chapel in taylors was one of the popular places where couples either got married or
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ceremonies there yesterday. allyson: it was a record-scoring nba all-star game, but also kobe bryant's last. how did he do, coming up. dale: something is just fundamentally broken when african americans are more likely to be arrested by police, and sentenced to longer prison terms, for doing the same thing that whites do. ...when too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically. we need investments in education, health care and jobs, to counter generations of neglect. we have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism.
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announcer: now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. dale: good morning.
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here is video from tennessee showing snow falling sunday afternoon along i-75 in eastern tennessee. same system that will be impacting our area today. the tennessee-north carolina border got a good bit of snow yesterday. same system is bringing us wintry weather to north carolina. late morning in its the afternoon we will get wintry weather across the upstate in the form of freezing rain. let's take a look at our current temperatures. spartanburg a 28. it will struggle to get up to freezing 32 today. you can see the snow coming down in northern haywood county and also east of asheville and buncombe and mcdowell. we are starting to see flurries of snow. more action expected to develop as the day goes on. temperatures below freezing for most of the area. 23 in asheville.
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28 in spartanburg and anderson. factor in the nine to 13 plus mile-per-hour winds associated with that and it feels like the teens over most of the area. dress warmly if you will be out today. keep an eye out for wintry weather that will develop in parts of the upstate and northeast your job in the foothills of north -- northeast georgia in the foothills of north carolina. this evening could cause flight delays or cancellations. you will want to check with the airport on that. snow in sleet the mountains and freezing rain in the upstate. it is cloudy now with snow in the mountains of north carolina. let's put it into motion. we start to see freezing rain and sleet developing into the piedmont. 3:00 on into the evening.
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between 3:00 and 10:00 tonight, closely. heavy rain comes in after midnight. northeastern georgia in the overnight. the sun is back by tomorrow afternoon, and we have some pretty days to look forward to. this will be the last event of this week. nice sunny weather wednesday through sunday to look forward to. temperatures will warm up, too. we get the cold air out of your midweek and into the weekend. we will be above normal. today, still on the chilly side. 32 for the upstate. mid 30's for the mountains, but that will happen later this evening. tomorrow, temperatures will bounce right back to 55 for highs. sunny wednesday through the weekend. allyson: taking a look outside this morning at the roads, i85 a 85 around highway 101. maybe a little i see this morning.
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morning. an accident without injuries reported. one close by on church lane. several things to watch out for this morning. a couple of small fender vendors in spartanburg county. icy roads along the tennessee-north carolina line. roads in the upstate looking smooth. still a speed limit drive on 26 and 40. just be careful as you get to the higher elevations. a look at 385 and woodruff road. that should beat the traffic. allyson: thank you -- geoff: thank you. authorities want to find out who put an explosive device under a rental car in new mexico. it happened near the albuquerque international sunport sunday. police say the car was returned overnight, and a mechanic saw the device when he was later inspecting the car. the building was evacuated. police say the item was determined to be an explosive , but was deemed safe, and the rental car facility was
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happening today, president obama will meet with several leaders from southeast asian nations. it's the first u.s.-asian gathering hosted in the u.s. other participants include secretary of state john kerry and secretary of commerce penny pritzker. the group will cover several issues, including security, trade, and climate change. analysts say the meeting comes as the u.s. steps up with efforts to counter china's growth. allyson: tonight, the 58th annual grammy awards. crews were out this weekend in los angeles putting the final touches on the staples center. rapper l.l. cool j will host the awards for the fifth year. it will feature performances from several stars, including adele, taylor swift, and justin bieber. geoff: in the nba, kobe bryant has played his 18th and final all-star game. bryant's numbers relatively tame last night, putting up 10 points and seven assists. otherwise, it was a record-scoring night for the all-star game with a final of 196 for the west to 173 for the east. russell westbrook took home mvp honors for the second straight
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what they are saying was it was not a lot of defense. record scoring game there. allyson: i watched the beginning of this with my family, but then i went to bed. those are always cool. i used to go to those growing up. they are fun to watch. geoff: that one special with kobe in his final all-star game. one of the greatest through the years for sure. coming up this morning how some
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-- geoff: coming up on 6:25 on this monday morning, president's day. we show you some of the pictures some of you sent to u local hear. -- here. many are snow related. allyson: take a look at greer city park. geoff: one here from the snow at balsam grove, north carolina.
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sunset at lake keely. the bridge near lake robinson in greer. geoff: it was so good, we came back to it again. the fish capcatchery. take a look at mickey the cat. raising money for the charity pennies for preemies. my wife and i along with my youngest, who is seven, took the plunge in lake hartwell. that will get you going. allyson: i can already see you cringing. geoff: my wife holding her nose. dale: was it:? -- it cold? geoff: it was 49 degrees. allyson: didn't take your breath away? -- did it take your breath away? geoff: people were in shock.
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this way, come this way. dale: it is going to be a cold day today. look at all of the advisories across the area. snow along the tennessee-north carolina border. freezing rain advisories for the upstate. we will cover this in depth in a few minutes and give you an idea when this starts to happen in the upstate. stay with us. allyson: it is now time for your wyff news 4 timeline on this february 15. on this date in 2006, the student manager of a high school basketball team was allowed to play in the waning minutes of their last home game of the season. what jason mcelwain did next was astounding. geoff: one of the all-time great sports moments, frankly. the senior, who has autism, went on a scoring streak, scoring 20 points in four minutes.
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shoulders. allyson: we have team coverage for you this morning on one the winter weather could come this way . meteorologist chris justus joins dale gilbert this morning. geoff: we also have wyff news 4's aly myles out keeping an eye on the roads. live looks from our woodruff road skycam as well as out front
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dale: we have quite a few colors showing up on the screen this morning, don't we? what we have right now is sleet and freezing rain occurring with snow. snow along the i 40-40 corridor. winter weather advisory's for the foothills. freezing rain advisories continuing into the evening hours. some snow in the mountains. it is quiet in the upstate now. we expect that to change for many areas later this morning into the afternoon. chris justus with the models to give us an idea when this will start to impact you. chris: we are watching for this batch of moisture. look at this heavy moisture back to northern alabama and into georgia. it is moving in a northeasterly fashion, so we can expect some of the freezing rain to start creeping into our area. you can see the sleet moving in.
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last night. we have a low pressure system down here. show is moving over the mountains, but because we have the wedge of cold air in place right here, it will follow the path of least resistance, which is around the wedge. it will not try to go over the system. they will take the path of least resistance, which will push it south of us. freezing rain will last longer into the evening hours for the areas affected. impact in the southern part of the upstate, but for north greenville and spartanburg counties into the foothills that will see the impact. humidity levels have risen. pickup. that means we are now going to see it in the ground. -- it hit the ground. a moderate impact with a 10th of
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ground temperatures are in the upper 20's so whatever will fall, will stick immediately. exercise caution. go about your date normally this morning, but resell yourself to get out the door see you can go slow. we will have more on the forecast coming up. allyson: thank you, chris. dot crews are prepping roads for a messy 24 hours. geoff: let's get more from aly myles was out in spartanburg county. aly: good morning, guys. we are live in spartanburg county just north of the 26-85 interchange. completely clear roads. when it comes down, as predicted, the ice and sleet, this will be the hard-hit areas. take a look at this video. this is from before the last storm.
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this weekend pre-treating all roads in greenville, spartanburg, and other counties north of i-85. crews will work in 12 hour shifts to monitor conditions. in counties like laurens, anderson, and areas south of i-85, crews were working on treating interstates, bridges, and known trouble spots and have been watching conditions there overnight. something to keep in mind, even the precipitation is not falling yet, it is extremely cold this morning. multiple layers on my and. -- ym endmy end. i suggest you do the same. aly myles, wyff news 4, live in spartanburg county. allyson: no icy spots reported yet but the mountains in north carolina, a little i seecy there. troubled times -- travel times on interstate still normal. we will keep you updated this morning.
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at your fingertips on the wyff 4 mobile app. it's free in the app store of on your apple or android smart smartphone. to commitment 2016 now. the weather could affect presidential candidates on the campaign trail today. geoff: with the south carolina primary set for this saturday, we know of two candidates visiting the upstate early this week so far. donald trump is scheduled to hold a rally today at the t.d. convention center in greenville. doors open at 5:00. the event begins at 7:00. dr. ben carson is also holding an event in the upstate at that time. he's set to be at the spartanburg marriott at 7:00 tonight following his visit to lancaster in the afternoon. senator ted cruz is set to hold a campaign event tomorrow at the anderson civic center. the event will last an hour, . that begins at 7:30. allyson: former florida governor jeb bush will be holding an event in the low country. he's set to have a campaign rally at 6:00 tonight at the north charleston coliseum. former president george w. bush is expected make an appearance at the rally to stump for his brother.
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scheduled appearances today in rock hill, florence, and columbia. that follows his visit this weekend to pickens county, which that drew more than 2,000 people to easley high school. one big national topic rubio addressed was supreme court justice antonin scalia's recent death. he says he doesn't believe president barack obama should appoint a new justice. other gop hopefuls have also expressed that opinion. geoff: speaking of justice scalia, his body has arrived back home in virginia overnight. this video shows the arrival at dulles airport in virginia where it was loaded onto a hearse in the snow. a procession of about 20 police officers brought the body sunday to an el paso funeral home from a west texas ranch. that's where scalia was found dead on saturday. it is believed the 79-year-old died of natural causes. scalia was appointed by president ronald reagan in 1986 and has been the senior member of the court for several years. allyson: geoff: will have a check
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but it depends on where you are what you are getting. dale: snow in the mountains and dry in the piedmont and something else going on in the upstate. it is cold everywhere right now. teens and 20's in the mountains. spartanburg currently at 28
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announcer: now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. dale: good morning. it was cold all day yesterday. it will be cold again today. 27 degrees in greenville with a breeze out of the northeast at 13 to accentuate that cold. dress warmly. we are nothing precipitation in the upstate yet. we are watching precipitation in the mountains of north carolina, and it is a combination ofs sleet and snow. breezes at 10 to 13 make it feel cold. a little bit in buncombe county now. mcdowell and yancey and mitchell and avery will see the biggest amount of us know snow. knoxville east, you can see the area of sleet approaching the mountains of north carolina.
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and evening that the upstate starts to get him impacted by the freezing rain. should not have a problem commuting this morning. later this afternoon and this evening, should get slippery, and we will keep you up-to-date on that. wear a warm jacket today. we will have more weather in just a few minutes. now for a traffic update. allyson: taking a look at the rose now, and spartanburg county at 85 near highway 129, no icy conditions this morning in your commute, but this evening as you leave work, we will keep you updated on that situation. and senokot, we have a new accident to tell you about. this one does have injuries, and it is blocking the runways. we will keep you updated on that situation. one in spartanburg. watching one close by on church lane and wingo road.
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icy to the tennessee-north carolina line on 26 and 40, but you are looking at a speed limit drive. how things are looking at 385 and haywood road. that should beat the traffic. geoff: let's go racing. just six days away from the 58th running of the daytona 500. we know who's starting out with jeff gordon retired and in the broadcast booth looking on, his successor in the 24, chase elliott, took the pole position for sunday's race, and he is the youngest to do it. he also turned the fastest lap in the second round. moving to the hardwood clemson , returns to action wednesday, hosting boston college after the tigers got back in the win column saturday. clemson right now projected to be out of the ncaa tournament. could have a shot if they pick up victories as the tigers begin a stretch of games against the bottom four in the league, they acc. meanwhile, south carolina will
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saturday. the gamecocks just overmatched by 22nd ranked kentucky. the wildcats knocking usc out of first place in the sec with an 89-62 victory. the worst home loss for the gamecocks since 2012 when uk won
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aly: predicted messy
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, live look. should be a smooth commute. geoff: dale gilbert and chris justus with aly myles on the roads this morning. dale: along the tennessee-north carolina border, see the area of orange? that is snow and sleet. winter weather advisory's, freezing rain advisories, we have the whole gamut of watches and warnings today. here is meteorologist chris justus to see when the upstate and piedmont will be impacted. chris: freezing rain already starting to show up. over the past two hours, the atmosphere has moist ened itself up. this is stretching back to atlanta and moving in a
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it will start to fill in slowly but surely with light freezing rain this morning. we have a long way to go before the system is done. the latest trend is the low-pressure system here is now going to track southwest instead of northwest. that will keep the cold air locked in for a slightly longer period of time. this area in the foothills to the northern part of the upstate will be the highest impact area. from highway 25 from travelers rest east to locust hill road highest impact areas of the upstate. and in the foothills with a 10th of an inch of ice with a quarter of an inch of ice. south of 85 seeing a low-impact. this-- low impact. the stubborn cold air holding on a little longer into the evening. this will hold on a little
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it will not take much to freeze. allyson: because of the winter weather, dot crews have their eyes on known trouble spots on the roads. aly: let's get with aly myles. the conditions now are fine. aly: good morning, everyone. we are here north of the 26-85 interchange in spartanburg county. allyson: we have video that shows crews working before the last storm. the south carolina department of transportation was at it again this weekend pre-treating all roads in greenville, spartanburg, and other counties north of i-85. crews will work in 12 hour shifts to monitor conditions. in counties like laurens, anderson, and areas south of i-85, crews were working on treating interstates, bridges, and known trouble spots and have been watching conditions there overnight. again, we have lost aly's
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checking on the roads outside and what is going on, 85 and highway 129, your morning commute should be smooth. heading home, could be a different story. in seneca, a serious accident.injuries are reported . this one is blocking the roadways. several other smaller accident in spartanburg. no injuries here. one close by on church lane. all smooth on interstate around woodruff road. don't forget, we have all the latest alerts and closings right at your fingertips on the wyff 4 mobile app. it's free in the app store of your apple or android smart smartphone. turning to commitment 2016 now. the weather could affect presidential candidates on the campaign trail today. geoff: with the south carolina primary set for saturday, we know of two candidates visiting the upstate early this week so . donald trump is scheduled to hold a rally today at the t.d. convention center in greenville. doors open at 5:00. that event begins at 7:00. dr. ben carson is also holding an event in the upstate at that time.
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marriott at 7:00 tonight following his visit to lancaster in the afternoon. senator ted cruz is set to hold a campaign event tomorrow at the anderson civic center. that event will last in our. it-- an hour. it begins at 7:30. allyson: former florida governor jeb bush will be holding an event in the low country. he's set to have a campaign rally at 6:00 tonight at the north charleston coliseum. former president george w. bush is expected make an appearance at the rally to stump for his brother. gop candidate marco rubio has scheduled appearances today in rock hill, florence, and columbia. that follows his visit this weekend to pickens county, which that drew more than 2,000 people to easley high school. some harshly personal exchanges over immigration and foreign policy marked the republican debate saturday night. the gop hopefuls also insisted that president barack obama step aside and let his successor nominate the next supreme court justice following the death of antonin scalia. geoff: here are the latest polls for the south carolina primary. this is from real clear
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it shows donald trump is leading here in south carolina followed by senator ted cruz. allyson: the body of supreme court justice antonin scalia arrived in virginia overnight. geoff: it was loaded on a hers in the snow. a procession of 20 officers brought the body to dutch -- a procession of about 20 police officers brought the body sunday a west texas ranch. that's where scalia was found dead saturday. it is believed the 79-year-old died of natural causes. scalia was appointed by president ronald reagan in 1986 and has been the senior member of the court for several years. asheville police say they've arrested a man in connection with a woman's death. 29-year-old james norton is charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. police say he killed 62-year-old christina kessinger friday afternoon. norton is being held at the buncombe county detention center. allyson: also in north carolina, a transylvania county man scheduled to stand trial tomorrow.
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with the murder of toby mathis in 2011. mathis was accused in 2010 of involuntary manslaughter of o'shields' son. geoff: in spartanburg county deputies say a man confessed to , killing 19-year-old woman who'd been reported missing. 20-year-old akello jeter is charged with murder. the charge came two days after the body of autumn hunt was found in a wooded area off sims chapel road. investigators say hunt died from a gunshot wound to the head. jeter is being held at the spartanburg county detention center. allyson: also in spartanburg county, kenasha stewart is charged with filing a false police report. deputies say she told them a man with a gun robbed her in the inman area on saturday broke her , broke her driver's side window, and took off. investigators say multiple officers and a k-9 team searched for the robber, but detectives say stewart ultimately admitted to making up the story after a fight with the father of her child. geoff: covering the nation, authorities want to find out who
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car in new mexico. allyson: it happened near the albuquerque international son for sunday. the car was returned overnight in a mechanic saw the device when he was later expecting a car. the item was deemed safe and the rental car store was reopened. geoff: it is the first u.s.-asian gathering in the u.s. other participants include secretary of state john kerry and the secretary of commerce. they will cover several issues in and including security. allyson: tonight, the 58th annual grammy awards. crews were set out sends out this weekend to put the final touches. it will feature performances from silver stars, including adele, taylor swift, and justin
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geoff: kobe bryant play in his final all-star game last night. 's numbers relatively tame last night, putting up 10 points and seven assists. otherwise, it was a record scoring all-star game with the final of 196 for the west and 173 for the east. russell westbrook took mbp honors for the second straight years. -- mvp honors for the second straight year. and emotional win in pebble beach, california, at the at&t pebble beach pro am. phil mickelson came into the final hole with a lead. enter 474th ranked vaughn taylor. shot a final round seven under 65. all phil mickelson had to do was hit a fine my foot birdie putt to win, and he missed it. taylor tells his wife happy
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he had not won in 11 years. . what a great story what a comeback story. -- what a great story. what a comeback story. allyson: no icy spots this morning at least in the upstate. it is your afternoon commute that could be a little scary in the area. we are looking at an accident in seneca. this one blocking the roadway. spartanburg and greenville road just about cleared here as well as churchill wrote. -- road. geoff: we are on the clock as to when this arrives and where it arrived. dale: in only got up to 31 yesterday at gsp. low 20's in north carolina. when precipitation does fall, it will stay quickly.
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the mountains. sleet in tennessee. when is the freezing rain going to possibly impact the upstate? let's go to meteorologist chris justus with the latest model. chris: we are tracking this freezing rain back to georgia. we have also voicedmoistened up the atmosphere. it does not pick up on drizzle very well. it will not pick up on freezing drizzle. we will continue to see that move in through midmorning. the heaviest that arrives this that -- stuff arise this evening. from travelers rest to tigerville over to greer to northern spartanburg county to the foothills in a v pattern could really see significant ice this afternoon and this evening as the cold air tries to hold on, but by midnight, everything
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then we dry things out with sunshine tomorrow. the hardest hit areas will be the foothills extending to the northern part of the upstate and just east of asheville and hendersonville with moderate impact along 85 north and low impacts for everyone else across the upstate. the four-day plus is looking better there. dale: precipitation comes to an end, and we have sunshine wednesday through the weekend. geoff: coming up on "today," the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia now playing heavily in the race for the white house. republicans already saying they intend to block any choice president obama tries to make. the latest just moments away on "today." allyson: we will be keeping an eye on the weather throughout the morning. the afternoon a little more of a worry. as we take a look outside at woodruff road, traffic is picking up at 385 northbound.
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good morning. paying respects. the body of supreme court justice antonin scalia arrived in virginia overnight. while the battle to who should fill his seat is already in full
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he was elected. he has the right to nominate another supreme court justic >> the lame duck president in an election year is not going to be able to tip the balance of the supreme court. >> this morning, the epic once in a generation fight over the direction of the court and the country. and jeb bush joins us live as his brother gets set to hit the campaign trail today. after a weekend of record setting lows, the weather conditions will affect 90 million from the deep south to the north today. tomorrow, things heat up in a big way. new scandal for spitzer? elliott spitzer has been accused york city hotel room. allegation. police are investigating. and trapped! dozens of people, including a baby, stuck in a train car for hours in sub zero temperatures.

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