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in and heavy rain expected tonight through tomorrow. some thunderstorms rumbling through on wednesday. most of the happier activity right now is in texas and mississippi. it usually takes two to three days to get here, and that will be the case. keep the rain gear handy for the next few days area light rain -- days. light rain expected. it will become pretty widespread tonight through tomorrow. tomorrow may be the warmest day of the week. 59 will climb to the low 60's. 44 to 49 will climb to the mid-50's for the afternoon. we will show you the four-day plus forecast in our next report in a few minutes. patrick: thank you. pickens county deputies tell us a fisherman found a woman's body near saluda lake. allyson: officials say the woman was found on a boat ramp off buckskin road. investigators say 35-year-old farah khan of townville had severe trauma to the head from
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if you have any information that would help investigators, call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. patrick: the search for clues in anderson county. the national guard helped anderson county deputies look for evidence in a double homicide case. the crime happened about five weeks ago near pierce and amy road. officials say there is a possibility that evidence from the homicides may be located along highway 184 near iva elementary school. deputies asked members of the national guard and the state guard to help out as they trained this weekend. there is no word on if officials found anything during the search. allyson: covering our commitment 2016 now, the democrats already making their way to south carolina. patrick: the first rally was held not even 24 hours after the last republican candidate left the palmetto state. wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live from the bon secours wellness arena in downtown greenville. aly: good morning, guys.
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not the case yesterday when thousands of bernie sanders supporters came out here and listened to what he had to say. just the beginning for south carolina. bernie sanders is trying to rebound after losing the nevada caucus this past weekend to hillary clinton. the people in attendance were energized along with bernie sanders himself. sen. sanders: if you look at national polls and you want a candidate who is going to defeat donald trump, you're looking at that candidate. aly: sanders is trying to inspire supporters to get out to the polls on saturday. clinton also lending her voice to the upstate. on friday, she called the kelly mac show on 107.3 jamz. sec. clinton: increase investment in jobs, education, and healthcare, and will also continue to do all i can to counter systemic racism to create opportunities in all communities. aly: just as cnn did with the republican presidential hopefuls there will also be a , town hall for the democratic hopefuls.
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that event on tuesday. it'll be at usc in columbia. aly myles, wyff news 4, live in the wellness arena. patrick: the republican presidential candidates have scattered across the country. they will end up in nevada this tuesday. that is when the state will hold its republican caucus. donald trump when the gop south carolina primary on saturday night. marco and ted cruz finished in a very close race in a virtual tie. john kasich and ben carson finished the lowest. jeb bush suspended his campaign for president after a disappointing finish. allyson: the next republican vote will be the nevada caucus this tuesday. on saturday, south carolina democrats will hold their primary. a week later, it's super tuesday when the 12 states highlighted in yellow will vote on march 1. patrick: a reminder. for another look at the primary results, you can download our
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complete numbers from south carolina and a breakdown county by county. allyson: people in hendersonville say they're having a problem with sick raccoons. the animals appear to be drunk. in the past couple of weeks, crews have been dispatched to five different sick raccoons displaying the signs of distemper. police say they appear wobbly and even quite friendly. >> they almost act like they're drunk. they'll be very unsteady on their feet. they'll literally walk up to people. they don't seem aggressive at all to the point where they'll walk up and someone can actually touch them. allyson: distemper is very contagious and deadly, and there is no cure. police say people with pets should make sure their vaccines are up to date. north carolina has reported its first case of the zika virus. officials with the health department say the case was confirmed in an adult who traveled to a country with an ongoing zika virus outbreak. that person has since recovered. the virus is usually spread through mosquito bites. so far, there are no transmission cases in the u.s. beyond a possible sexual transmission in texas. patrick: also in north carolina,
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the mumps. health officials say the cases are related. mumps is contagious virus that is spread by drops of saliva or mucus. symptoms include fever, headache, loss of appetite, muscle aches, and tenderness or swelling of glands below the ears. there is currently no treatment for it, but there are two vaccines that reduce the chances of getting the mumps. allyson: if you do not catch the end of the daytona 500 yesterday, a historic photo finish. patrick: i hate that i missed it. with one lap to go, denny hamlin wedged between matt kenseth and martin truex, jr., in what people are calling a miracle. hamlin and truex raced to the finish line. after further review, a photo finish determined that hamlin edged out truex by one one-hundreth of a second the . that is the closest finish in daytona 500 history. this is hamlin's first time in victory lane at the great american race. the win ended team owner joe
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drought. that is amazing. allyson: always incredible every time we see a. so close. i was looking at the seven day forecast. things like temperatures are all over the place. dale: they really are. mild today and they will cool out tomorrow. stormy weather on wednesday. after that front comes through, cooling down thursday, friday, and saturday 59 degrees right now. mostly cloudy from our peace center skycam this running. a little rain along the tennessee-north carolina border from asheville back to the tennessee line. not much going on in the upstate until early afternoon, late morning. showers were widespread in the piedmont and creeping into the upstate. fairly steady overnight into tomorrow. temperatures mild for morning temperatures for this time in
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abbeville i 56 -- at 56. 56 in anderson, one of the cooler spots, and that is pretty mild this time of year. just reaching low 60's with showers coming in and then cooler tomorrow with winds shifting of the northeast. out of the west this morning, they are still mild and tomorrow, the northeasterly air cools things down. tomorrow, highs of 44 to 47. showers and thunderstorms wednesday as the low comes to the area, and then it leaders up for thursday in the upstate. might see a rain-snow mix early in the mountains thursday. then it changes over to rain and finishes. kristen: good morning. a big weekend here in nevada. secretary clinton clinching the caucuses here. why it could be a game changer. still, there were some warning
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frontrunner. we'll tell you why she has a lot of ground to make up with young voters and what her strategy is moving forward. plus, why senator sanders is sticking to his message and why he's telling his supporters not to give up. i'm kristen welker in las vegas. allyson: a look outside now our hilton greenville skycam. we have some accidents to tell you about. one in anderson change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability. bernie sanders. he was there when dr. king marched on washington. unafraid to challenge the status quo to end racial profiling, take on police misconduct, and take down a system that profits from mass imprisonment.
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allyson: we have some breaking news for you. firefighters are on the scene of a fire. one person was in the apartment attached to the building but got out fine. we will continue to bring you updates information continues to roll in. patrick: a michigan man accused of killing six people in a random shooting spree is expected in court today. investigators in kalamazoo say jason dalton chose victims at random saturday night. he shot people outside an apartment complex, a car dealership, and a restaurant over nearly seven hours. six people died, and two others, including a 14-year-old girl, were seriously injured. dalton is expected to be arraigned on murder charges today. the 45-year-old uber driver, who's married with two children, has no criminal record. investigators have no motive. allyson: bill cosby's wife camille is scheduled to give her deposition in a defamation suit
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the comedian's attorneys are still fighting to stop it. the deposition is expected to happen around 9:00 a.m. eastern in springfield, massachusetts. eight women have sued bill cosby for defamation. they claim he portrayed them as liars after they publicly accused him of sexually assaulting them. they're among 50 women who have leveled sexual misconduct allegations against cosby. he denies any wrongdoing. cosby faces separate criminal charges of sexual assault in pennsylvania. the supreme court hears cases today for the first time since the death of associate justice antonin scalia. the court is now evenly split ideologically among its eight members. president obama plans to nominate a replacement over the objection of republicans who say that job should fall to his successor. patrick: a bald eagle is nursed back to health after being rescued from a fishing net. what she does first after being released.
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announcer: now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. dale: 5:47 let's time on this monday morning. laurens 57. late morning into the afternoon, we will start to get in on the rain action we are seeing in western north carolina. it is light right now, but could make road degrees. -- roads slippery. before 3:00 this afternoon, could be the upstate will start to get some rain. like today coming down a little heavier tomorrow, and thunderstorms a possibility on wednesday as the low draws closer to us. upper 50's this morning. breezes of the west. that is why.
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-- they shift out of the northeast today. the action will become a little more widespread 3:00 on into the evening. we will get heavier downpours overnight tonight into tomorrow. you will definitely need the umbrella. 58 is an average high for this time of year. that is based on a 30 year average. today i'm a we will go from 55 this morning to the low 60's this afternoon. the mountains typically reach the 50's. we will go from 40's this morning to the mid-50's this afternoon. this will be our culprit to control our whether the next couple of days. the locus closer to us on wednesday and we have potential for severe thunderstorms. quite a contrast in temperatures. cool tomorrow with a light rain and then much cooler after the
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today, 60-62 for the afternoon highs. a few places could see 64. the mountains will go from 40's this morning to mid to upper 50's for the afternoon. looking ahead, raining tomorrow. staying cool in the 40's for highs. back to 50's on wednesday with thunderstorms. on thursday, we will have one day where it gets back to 60. then it drops 10 degrees on friday. sunny friday for the region. just 40 in the mountains and 50 for the upstate. critical over saturday also. sunday, -- pretty cool over saturday also. allyson: jared fogle is hoping to get a shorter prison sentence. the former face of subway sandwiches appeared in indianapolis district court over the weekend. lawyers for fogle say their client never abused small children and the prostitutes he saw were "near the age of the majority." a judge sentenced fogle to 15 years in prison last year after he pleaded guilty to child
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child porn. federal prosecutors had requested a 12.5 year sentence. the sandwich company cut all its ties with fogle shortly after news of the scandal broke. a judge is set to decide today whether a lawsuit brought by the families in the sandy hook elementary massacre can go forward. adam lanza shot and killed several adults and children in 2012. the victims who survived are suing. the suit is the latest in a 2005 law. since the passage of the protection of lawful commerce in arms act, nearly every such lawsuit against the gunmakers has been dismissed. patrick: carbon monoxide is blamed for the deaths of six people, a couple and their four
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a relative discovered the bodies yesterday after not being able to reach the family. the children range in age from two to 11. a generator was running on the lower level of their home, apparently in use after power outages over the weekend. a washington state murder suspect who led police on a wild car chase died in a roadside shootout with officers. more than a dozen police cruisers chased the suspect on interstate 5 south of seattle over the weekend. sheriff's detectives say the man fatally shot his estranged girlfriend at the nursing home where she worked on saturday. the suspect fled and shot at police before he was stopped with spike strips. he then went back and forth in a gun battle with officers and died at the scene. allyson: no way in, and no way out. that's the situation for the roughly 250 people who live in elk city, idaho. officials say a major landslide erupted last week. it left nearly 15 tons of debris like rock and trees on highway 14. the residents of elk city are
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people to get to them for now. no word on when the highway will be reopened. however, no injuries have been reported, and authorities say the trapped people are taking it all in stride. patrick: a bald eagle that was nursed back to the big rescued from a fishing net is now back in the wild. crowds gathered in portland, oregon, yesterday to see the female bald eagle off. after being released, she did a little jumping, walking dance , and a little bit of a dance before flying off. the audubon society rescued her from a fishing line last week. the eagle was trying to snag a duck that was caught in the same line when she became tangled herself. when she was finally free, the eagle first landed on top of a nearby hotel, then flew around with her newfound freedom. allyson: there are a whole lot of people hoping they have the potential to go to space. nasa says it received a record 18,300 applications for its astronaut candidate training program. that's nearly three times the
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the most recent class. before that, the previous record was set in 1978 when the agency got 8,000 applications. of the thousands who apply, only between eight and 14 people will be chosen. once candidates have been selected, they will undergo two years of basic training on things from spacewalking to learning russian. patrick: if you make it, you can take shots like this. video filmed from space shows dramatic images of the united kingdom at night time. the video shot by british astronaut tim peake shows the sparkling, lit up u.k. as the from the international space station going over it at night. a mascot convention of sorts brought together furry fanatics from near and far. check this out. 138 mascots doing the electric slide. i never thought i would see it. you don't see this every day. a charity called mascots for a cure raises money to combat
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they brought together the costumed characters in philadelphia to try and break the guinness world record for the largest gathering of mascots in one location. they succeeded. now, the guinness team just needs to verify it. of course. allyson: looks like a few of them went rogue. netflix knows it has seconds before you move on to something else so it roll out a recommendations system. recommendations will be based on the viewing habits of customers from around the world. netflix is aiming to give you exactly what you want to watch when you want to watch it. for anyone needing to cure cabin fever, people in greenville, wisconsin, may have your fix. that's next in our morning buzz. patrick: breaking news this morning. we are following this story. firefighters are on the scene of a fire in greenville. dispatchers say one person was
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they served our country. our country should serve them better. bernie sanders cracked the gridlock with john mccain to help clean up the mess at the v.a. and strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders has always stood with our veterans, and that's why he'll never rush to put our men and women in harm's way. judgment. integrity. bernie.
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announcer: now, your live super doppler 4 hd weather forecast. dale: monday morning. 5:58. reach into the closet and get the rain jackets. you will need it sometime today. might be cloudy this morning, but by the afternoon, we will have light rain, and temperatures will reach the low 60's today. a mild beginning to the morning. persistent clouds over overnight. 40's in the mountains will climb
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light rain in the forecast today. we will see heavier rain coming in tonight to tomorrow. we will get anywhere from .52 .75 inches of rain tonight and tomorrow. a chance of thunderstorms tomorrow. good idea to give the rain gear handy. patrick: a little all over the place to get started. dale: cooler weather behind this front for the end of the week. patrick: thank you. while we're seeing warmer temperatures in greenville here, greenville, wisconsin, is in the 30's this week. allyson: that's a good thing for those playing a unique version of softball. take a look. >> we call it snowmobile softball. it's basically slow pitch softball played on a snowmobile. allyson: yes, teams play softball on snowmobiles. there are specific rules of course. fielders keep their sled turned off and can't start them up until the ball is hit. everyone wears coats and gloves and use a 16-inch softball. one man playing says some of the sleds cost up to $10,000 and that banging up a sled is about the worst thing that happens.
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cure cabin fever in the cold months. looks pretty fun. patrick: sort of a version of polo, softball. allyson: it is expensive like that if you are having to buy be snowmobile. patrick: there are other ways to go out and play softball pressure. -- for sure. let's take a look at this morning's headlines. senator sanders: this is a campaign that has the momentum. allyson: democratic candidates swap focus with republican candidates. bernie sanders looking for fire up the upstate after hillary's win in nevada. meanwhile, republican candidates now head west to nevada for the republican caucus tomorrow. patrick: plus, a north carolina man thanking his dog for helping him get out of a fire this weekend. allyson: a photo finish. the great american race sees its closest finish ever as well as many other firsts. that's coming up. patrick: breaking news this morning.
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a fire on on pine knoll drive. we have a crew out there now. dispatchers say one person was inside but got out fine. this is chaplin ministries. there are several businesses listed in this building. the street is blocked in this area near wade hampton high school, so keep that in mind. allyson: turning to the weather now a live look now from our , woodruff road skycam. we're not seeing rain on this camera, but it is coming. dale: we will start to get showers in the upstate and piedmont late morning. they will become more widespread this afternoon. this system will give us light rain to begin with and heavier rain tonight and then some thunderstorms come rumbling in on wednesday. temperatures very mild. these are like expected highs for this time of year. spartanburg i-59. - a- at 59.

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