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spotter even reported a funnel cloud in the rthern part the funnel cloud in the northern part of oconee county...and viewers between westminster and walhalla reported heavy rain and downed trees. 3 the widespread severe weather threat is decreasing this afternoon...but our area remains under a flash flood watch until 6 this evening. evening.there is also a high wind warning and potential for light snow fall in the mountains mountainslet's get right over to chief meteorologist kendra kent for a first check of the weather.and kendra...a lot of conditions we're keeping an eye on this afternoon, right? 3 winds will be a major issue across our area through this evening. winds could gust over 50 mph in the upstate and nearly 60 mph on the mountains peaks. this will cause numerous trees to go down and power outages. many have been reported already. a high wind warning is in place until 7pm for most of our area.the
winds...which are responsible for taking down several trees and power lines across our area.this is a look at keelel mill road near travelers rest...where several downed lines sparked a brush fire...causing the road to be temporarily closed.and winds are whipping across the area...you can see trees blowing--even trash cans tumbling over. 3 and in mauldin the winds whipped the roof right offff bus shelter at the golden strip career center.you can see the metal pieces were blown onto the nearby main building.thankfully no students or staff were hurt. 3 and those power outages leaving several schools affected this afternoon. spartanburg methodist college lost power just before noon. that's about the same time power went out on the campus of u-s-c upstate.both schools in class after r short time. time. 3 and here is a look at the current power outages.duke energy reporting:more than 13- thousand without power in greenville county.57-hundred
thousand in anderson and greenwood counties.and nearly 17-thousand without power in western north carolina 3 we will continue to bring you continuing coverage of weather issues across our area online- on facebook and twitter--and on our fox carolina weather app. where you can get the latest weather info on the go, as well as get alerts on watches and warnings for your area.just text carolina weather to 23765 to download! 3 as you decide 20-16---- 3 three days to go until the democratic primary in south carolina...and hillary clinton is talking about breaking down barriers. barriers.she was in west columbia this afternoon... at a gathering of the nation's old black sorority, alpha kappa alpha... talking about fighting racism. racism.the luncheon was at brookland baptist church.the former secretary of state talked about the importance of creating jobs and opportunities...supporting the affordable care act...and breaking down barriers.she says there is too much violence... claiming african american lives.she says it's time to do what it takes... to
3 (00:50:33)trt: 25"i just visited a program in charleston that helps turn around the lives and broaden the horizons of men coming out of prison. i'm looking for progress like that because i want to do everythign i can to give people a 2nd, 3rd, and 4th chance to be able to make it in our country." country."3 for the past couple of days... clinton has made ten stops in south carolina with five mothers of black teens and men who died as a result of violence.she called it the breaking down barriers forum. clinton asked the crowd to vote on saturday... or to vote absentee ahead of time. 3 despite trailing hillary clinton... bernie sanders says he's not giving up on south carolina ahead of saturday's democratic primary. primary.we were there as the vermont senator held a news conference in columbia this morning--addressing the e media on how he will fight the rise in poverty and wellfare reform. and when asked how his
clinton's in the palmetto state--sanders said he's optimistic. 3 3 3 "we came to south carolina, and if you look at the polls, we were like seven, eight, nine percent in the polls. we were 50, 60, 70 points behind. we have waged a very, very vigorous campaign, we have picked up a lot of support and we have closed the gap very, very significantly." significantly."the latest polling average has clinton over sanders by about 25 points in south carolina... with the gap as much as 30 points in some. 3 sanders and clinton are competing for the democratic party's nomination.a third candidate is also running on the democratic ticket and making a stop in the upstate this evening.willie wilson will hold a meet and greet at the phillis wheatley center in greenville at 7-30 tonight. we'll have a crew there and will stream it live on foxcarolina.com.wilson's visit comes just ahead of saturday's south carolina democratic primary. primary.meantime--five candidates remain in the
nomination.donald trump continues to lead the pack as the frontrunner--including here in south carolina where he was declared the winner of last weekend's primary--and yesterday's nevada caucuses.we have information on all the candidates...plus the latest political headlines on our website..foxcarolina.com. 3 new information at four---- 3 they were about to plan a wedding...but instead, they're planning a funeral. the parents of a pelzer teen who died after a prescription drug overdose sunday are speaking out...and authorities say his death highlights a rise in pain killer deaths across the upstate. 3 in anderson county alone... there have been 32 overdose deaths since the beginning of last year. 3 fox carolina's andrew reeser joins us live in the newsroom with more on this startling number. 3 and only two of those 32 deaths were suicides..the rest were accidental overdoses....according to the anderson county coroner... today the parents of one of
they hope they can enact change...so no other parents have to go through their loss. 3 3 3 "the last thing he told us was he loved us..."anita and roger mills say their 17 year old son stanley shaw...had a big heart...a heart he was ready to give away in marriage to his girlfriend. girlfriend. 3 but sunday evening...those plans came to an abrupt end. 3 3 08:50:12"my husband came in and woke me up and i knew something was wrong by the look on his face and he's like get up get up."mills went into stanley's room to see what was wrong...he wasn't moving. 08:50:33"when i touched his hand i knew he was gone because he was ice cold."the coroner said stanley shaw had overdosed on prescription pills...and that he had other drugs in his system as well. well. 3 09:02:00"you think it's a dream...and that you'll wake up."the mills say their son struggled with anxiety...and was on medicine for it...they also say he had struggled with drug abuse. 3 3 and it's that lethal
county coroner greg shore... that has him concerned about the rise in pain pill deaths in the county. 3 3 3 "these deaths affect so many people...""most of these deaths are unexpected and most of these people are in the prime of their life."shore says in the last 14 months, there have been 31 deaths...not including shaw's...related to pain pills. the average age of the victims is 43...and only two of them were suicides...the rest, were accidental. shore says many of the victims are using drugs that were prescribed to them. them. 3 "they're not following the regiment their physician ordered or they're taking other medications and mixing them with these drugs."and now, as the mills family prepares to say goodbye to their son...they hope talking about his death...might save someone's life. 3 3 "i don't think you can be too overly cautious." cautious.""when you lose a child, it is something else....it is unbelievable." 3 other county coroners around
killer deaths as well... coroner greg shore tells me of the 32 deaths in anderson county...stanley shaw...was the youngest.live in the newsroom andrew reeser the four o clock news. 3 an upstate tow truck driver hit by a car... that kept going! going!as he recovers... we're hearing from one of his co-workers.his warning to other drivers... to avoid another crash like this one! one!plus... a local mom... gets a life-changing gift!the kindness of strangers that is giving her and her wheelchair- bound son a new way to get around! around!
can be hard sometimes. walls have been built invisibly around the old neighborhood and that police brutality is used to keep folks hemmed in, and frankly, opportunity locked out. i spent my entire life in the civil rights movement. i came up in the naacp like my mom came up in the naacp, like my father came up with the congress of racial equality, like bernie sanders came up with the congress of racial equality. black lives matter. we need to combat institutional racism from top to bottom in a broken criminal justice system. i'm supporting bernie sanders for president and all of us who have joined this campaign are there for the same reason. he's always fought for a populus position of let's fight for all our families as if they are our own.
do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can
to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 3 we're back with weather and
3 take a look at the rain
blowing and winds whipping in laurens earlier today.you can see it really coming down.many of you saw similar storms blow through earlier today.thanks to jeffrey for sharing this video with us on facebook. 3 and this scenic view in oconee county looking towards salem. chris shared this video with us on facebook showing the storm clouds move through. 3 chief meteorologist kendra kent joins us now with a look
3 winds will be a major issue across our area through this evening. winds could gust over 50 mph in the upstate and nearly 60 mph on the mountains peaks. this will cause numerous trees to go down and power outages. many have been reported already. a high wind warning is in place until 7pm for most of our area.the tornado watch has been cancelled for our area, as the severe storms are heading east of us. the wind behind the system will affect us into tonight.expect quickly falling temperatures as the front moves through. this evening we'll see temps drop into the 50s, then quickly into the 30s for the mountains where blowing snow will be likely near the tennessee border. a winter weather advisory is in effect for tonight as 1-2
accumulate with locally higher amounts near tennessee.winds will slowly lessen overnight for the upstate with a low of 36. mountains will get down to near 30 with snow showers. thursday will bring more breezy conditions but less windy than wednesday. sunny skies will warm us into the mid 40s in the mountains and low 50s for the upstate. conditions stay sunny through the weekend with a slow and
3 we're watching: road maintenance right lane closed i-85 south between exit 60- exit 57earlier blacksbur accident clearing i-85 south closed at 102 mm mmhere's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--3 pit crew traffic sponsored the carolina law group 3 back to you guys: 3 in our most wanted---- 3 an anderson county tow truck driver--who was hit while trying to move a car out of a median--is in the hospital recovering this afternoon. afternoon.now the search is on
him!take a look-troopers say the driver may have been driving a car like the one you see here...a 2000 to 2006 burgundy toyota corolla four- door that's missing a driver's side window. window.highway patrol says just before 11 tuesday morning...the tow truck driver was loading his truck in the median on highway 24 near abercrombie road...when both he and the customer were hit. both victims were taken to the hospital.the tow truck driver is still laid up in the hospital recovering from surgery this afternoon.we caught up with one of his action towing co-workers...who says drivers need to pay attention and realize the move over law also applies to them. 3 3 3 3 people just have to many distractios while driving if they just paid attention to whats going on realize hey look theres a wreck ahead police officer fire truck tow truck whatever it may be and theyll have proper time to move over they should have it ithere's another look at that
a 2000 to 2006 burgundy toyota corolla four-door that's missing a driver's side window. anyone with information on the hit-and-run or the whereabouts of the car is asked to call highway patrol on the number on your screen. 3 a man wanted for stabbing a security guard at the anderson mall remains on the run this afternoon...and police are asking for your help tracking him down. down.police say "abe cowan" tried to leave the dillard's store with kid's polo shirts...when the security officer tried to stop him. that's when they say cowan threw the bag at him, pulled out a knife, and cut the officer's arm. arm.cowan took off running...and is now wanted on several charges including armed robber and assault.if you see him or know where he is...call crime stoppers at 1-888-crime-sc. 3 continuing to cover our counties at four---- 3 in pickens county-a man is out on bond this afternooon after clemson university police say he was found with a gun on campus. campus.charles brown is charged with possession of a
police say brown had the gun in an apartment in calhoun courts.they tell us brown was a guest at the apartment and is not a student or employee at the university. 3 a buncombe county woman is locked up after the sheriff's office say she stabbed someone before taking off from the scene with three young children. children."krystal hopkins" is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and inflicting serious injury.deputies say a domestic incident led to the stabbing at the horse chestnut grove home in weaverville.the victim was taken to the hospital but is expected to be ok. 3 still to come--deciding the fate of hollywild's future! future!the animal park is in need of financial help...and is asking the public to weigh in on what they want! want!plus..."a proposal that is a joke!"that's what south carolina senator lindsey graham is saying about president obama's plan to shut down guanantamo bay!he and
numerous trees to go down and power outages. many have been reported already. a high wind warning is in place until 7pm for most of our area.the tornado watch has been cancelled for our area, as the severe storms are heading east of us. the wind behind the system will affect us into tonight.expect quickly falling temperatures as the front moves through. 3 3 ((wrap up)) 3 3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 we're watching: watching:
s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 3 3 still to come--an upstate mom is given a much-needed gift! gift!a local business surprised her with a handicap- accessible van for her son... and only we were there for the emotional reveal! reveal!plus...presidential candidates take over south carolina ahead of saturday's democratic primary!we'll l ke you to their stops as they try to win over palmetto state voters! voters!and hollywild...is in need of a helping hand!now they're asking the community to step up and save the animal park! park!
3 severe weather is clearing out of our area this afternoon-- but not before bringing heavy rain and strong winds.this is a live look along in a neighborhood off of nelson avenue in spartanburg where winds toppled a tree a short time ago. 3 and take a look at the downed power lines in spartanburg-- police had to close john b white senior boulevard this morning as power crews worked to get the lines removed from the roadway. roadway.and here is a look at the current power outages.duke energy reporting more than 12 thousand without power in greenville, pickens and oconee counties.64-hundred in spartanburg and cherokee counties.31-hundred in anderson and greenwood counties.and more than 16- thousand and 500 without power in western north carolina 3 let's check in with chief meteorologist kendra kent---- with what we can expect tonight.
3 winds will be a major issue across our area through this evening. winds could gust over 50 mph in the upstate and nearly 60 mph on the mountains peaks. this will cause numerous trees to go down and power outages. many have been reported already. a high wind warning is in place until 7pm for most of our area.the tornado watch has been cancelled for our area, as the severe storms are heading east of us. the wind behind the system will affect us into tonight.expect quickly falling temperatures as the front moves through. 3
3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 3 we're watching: greenville accidents hwy 291 @ i-85 arlington rd @ wade hampton blvdgap creek rd @ wade hampton blvdroad maintenance right lane closedi-85 south between exit 60-exit 57 57 3 here's a live look at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on-- 3 back to you guys: 3 our weather coverage continues----with those wind gusts causing lots of issues across our area this afternoon. you can see crews were out dealing with some damage to power lines along woodruff
afternoon.we're told power was out to some businesses and to some power was out to some businesses and residents in the area for a short time. 3 and we received lots of viewer photos showing toppled trees and power lines across the area.take a look at this photo from jenny in easley showing power lines down across sonora drive this afternoon..and katie in joanna sent us this pic from along marion street in joanna of downed trees- -likely topped by the high winds.and another poll pole bent by wind gusts in inman along highway 176. thanks to kerry for this photo.you can send us your photos by posting them on our fox carolina facebook page and emailed to fox carolina news at fox carolina dot com. 3 now to a developing story---- 3 this morning hollywild animal park invited the community to a public forumasking for help-- help--park officials met with
commerce----asking what changes they believe need to bebeade. officials say that hollywild is at a crossroads after going through difficult times last year--and because they're a non-profit they get no state funding. if they aren't able to recruit community involvement--it is possible the zoo will have to close it's doors for good. a move those at hollywild zoo say they hope they won't have to make-- 3 3 3 "we want the community to claim us in a way they've never claimed us before. financially, with volunteer effort, with in-kind donations, with support to insure that we have a strong future moving forward. it's time we asked and it's time the community responds." responds."hollywild zoo experienced a fire last year that claim the lives of dozens of animals--and were also given several violations by the u-s department of agriculture.if you have any suggestions for the animal park--we've got a link online. 3 and as you decide 20-16---- 3 the south carolina democratic primary is right around the
candidates vying for the nomination are in the palmetto state todaytrying to grab those last minute voters. 3 former secretary of state hillary clinton was in columbia this afternoon where she spoke at the brookland baptist church conference center. she spoke to the a-k-a sorority day luncheon about building equality...and working on issues including creating jobs, healthcare, violence, and education. 3 3 3 "we need a new and comprehensive commitment to opportunity for black communities. we need to address the full range of issues, reforming our criminal justice system, breaking the school to prison pipeline and substituting the cradle to college pipeline." pipeline."clinton will also be making a stop at morris college in sumter at 5-15 for her breaking down the barriers forum.on ten stops across the state, she's been joined by five mothers of african american teens and men, including trayvon martin, who
3 vermont senator bernie sanders is also making a stop in columbia! columbia!this morning sanders held a news conference at the double tree hoteldiscussing his plan to lift working families in the palmetto state out of poverty. sanders says he has a plan for welform reform...and that his opponent-- hillary clinton has changed positions on the issue through the years.the senator also spoke out about how he's polling in south carolina-- saying though he won't win every state...he's in the race to win the democratic nomination. 3 3 3 "this is a race where you got to get 2400 delegates. 2400 delegates. so we are in this race to win it and i think we are going to pull of one of the great political upsets." upsets." 3 sanders says he not writing off south carolina either-- despite trailing by an average of 24 points in several polls. 3 and later today--willie wilson will be bringing his campaign to greenville!he's holding a meet and greet at 7-30 at the phillis wheatley community center--letting people in the
have a third option on the democratic ticket.we'll have a crew at tonight's event and will stream it live on foxcarolina.com.wilson's stop comes ahead of south carolina's democratic primary this saturday. saturday.five candidates remain in the running for the republican party's nomination. we have information on all the candidates...plus the latest political headlines on our website..foxcarolina.com. 3 now to a story you'll see only on fox---- 3 this is lorie simpson- she stopped by a body shop for what shethought would just be a van pickup.. but she left the shop with so much more. 3 engine troubles forced her to parkher family van..but it's a special van..outfitted for her son. son.fox caroilna's jennifer phillips is live in the studio with how workersat the shop gave her a gift. 3 she's had the van for more than four years..but back in november... it started giving her problems.so she took it to a shop to get it fixed. 3 3 auto techs are gearing up for a break breakat the caliber collision centerin greenville.
body..is good for the soul.. especially for lorie simpson simpson 3 "god's been so good to us."for several months-simpson didn't havethis van- which is handicap accessible for her17- year old son austin austin 3 "god has promised us that he would take care of us every step of the way, and he has." austin.. has muscular dystrophy and can't walk walk 3 "when austin was diagnosed i didn't understand."and when the motor in the van-stopped working..lorie simpson.. borrowed a truckand found creative ways.. to get autsin where he needed to beno matter the weather- weather- 3 "by the time you put him unto the ramp and carry him to the car and strap everything you're soaked. that's the difficult part."3 and when a tech..heard about it--he and a team went to work work 3 3 3 "our biggest thing is we fix cars second and we want to restore people to the rhythm of their life."graham whitlock is a field account represenative with the company
3 "the doors on the side did not work, she had to slam them back and forth." forth." 3 "we gave it a new paint job." they also fixed the ramp for austin austinso this isn't just break-time forthese auto- techs.. techs.. 3 3 "when i walked in here, i was like "oh my goodness i was overwhelmed."it's a surprise reveal for lorie simpsonand her family family 3 "it's just a blessing that someone is there to lend us a hand."she says thank you isn't enough enough 3 "i'm overwhlemed, i don't know what to say."but this- says it all. 3 administrators with caliber collision say they workedwith other companies who donated supplies ...labor and time for the surprise.it would've cost lorie simpson more than 15- thousand dollarsto get her van fixed.employees with caliber say they also give away -40- cars each year nationwide to those in need.cody- 3 on the fox carolina money watch----
with the dow jones rising more than 50 points to close at 16,484. 16,484.and the nasdaq rose 39 points...closing at 4,542. 3 still to come--the senate sounds off! off!republican leaders push back against president obama's plan to shut down guantanamo bay...including south carolina senator lindsey graham!how he's working to put a stop to it...and prevent any prisoners from being relocated to our state! state!plus...g-o-p frontrunner donald trump...dominates in nevada!the reality star and businessman turned presidential candidate inches one step closer in the race to the white house!what it means for the two candidates trailing behind him! him! 3
surprise many in the media and in washington. 3 dianne gallagher joins us live in washington with more. dianne? 3 donald trump's campaign admitted maybe it wasn't organized enough in iowa... the only early state trump didn't win.well, that wasn't a problem in nevada... clearly. more people voted for donald trump last night... than voted in the entire 2012 nevada caucuses....so, for all those who've been waiting for trump to collapse...experts are starting to agree... it's looking less likely to happen. 3 3 nevada"and nevada loved donald trump back tuesday night... the billionaire's dominating win in the silver state is his third victory in a row... politicians, 3 "yeah we have drama, we have pundits... 3 "donald trump has broken through the line"("trump is, i
3 even members of the media.... media...."the republican establishment's not laughing right now" now" 3 "another big win, a landslide by him." 3 "huge!"reacted in a *huge way... way... "it's a stunning victory." victory.""it's a stunning victory. the numbers are stunning."but perhaps more stunning than the victory itself... is who helped deliver it for trump. despite controversial comments throughout his campaign... the real estate mogul nabbed the highest percentage of the latino vote, according to cnn entrance polls. one of many voting blocs he carried. 3 3 we won evangelicals, we won with young, we won with old, we won with highly educated, we won with poorly educated... i love the poorly educated." the conventional wisdom was as the field got smaller, the anti-trump voters would band together. but with five candidates remaining... and super tuesday on the horizon... time could be running out for candidates like marco rubio or ted cruz. cruz."we will win in florida,
is no longer in the race". "i want to say i cannot wait to get home to the great state of texas." 3 one of the most stunning numbers to come out of nevada is the turnout. more than 75,000 ballots were cast. to say that's a record is an understatement. that figure is almost as much as 2008 and 2012 *combined*live in washington, dianne gallager fox carolina news. 3 again, trump is leading the g-o-p field of five...with ted cruz and marco rubio neck-and neck- behind him. him.three candidates remain in the race on the democratic ticket ahead of saturday's south carolina primary.we information on all the candidates and the latest political headlines on
3 now time for weather and traffic together every 10 minutes---- 3 many of you saw heavy rain and downpours across our area today.this is a look at the rain and dark clouds moving through the gowensville area of northern greenville county. thanks to cheryl for sharing this video with us on facebook. 3 and brooke in seneca shared this video with us of rain coming down at a local shopping center.oconee county was on alert for part of the morning when a tornado warning was issued. 3 kendra's here with a look at your forecast. forecast. 3 3
across our area through this evening. winds could gust over 50 mph in the upstate and nearly 60 mph on the mountains peaks. this will cause numerous trees to go down and power outages. many have been reported already. a high wind warning is in place until 7pm for most of our area.the tornado watch has been cancelled for our area, as the severe storms are heading east of us. the wind behind the system will affect us into tonight.expect quickly falling temperatures as the front moves through. this evening we'll see temps drop into the 50s, then quickly into the 30s for the mountains where blowing snow will be likely near the tennessee border. a winter weather advisory is in effect for tonight as 1-2
accumulate with locally higher amounts near tennessee.winds will slowly lessen overnight for the upstate with a low of 36. mountains will get down to near 30 with snow showers. thursday will bring more breezy conditions but less windy than wednesday. sunny skies will warm us into the mid 40s in the mountains and low 50s for the upstate. conditions stay sunny through the weekend with a slow and steady warm-up in store.be sure to check out www.foxcarolina.com/weather for more on the forecast and interactive radar
3 here's a live look 3 at the s.c.d.o.t. cam on--3 pit crew traffic sponsored by the carolina law group 3 back to you guys: 3 now to a developing story---- 3 republican leaders in the senate are sounding off against president obama's plans to shut down guantanamo bay. bay.this morning senators john mccain, lindsey graham and kelly ayotte held a press conference where they spoke out against the president's plans--which include sending current detainees to other countries **and to the united states. the pentagon calculates compared to keeping guantanamo open, closing it would lower costs by up to 85- million dollars a year.but many leaders are opposed to
**too dangerous for other countries into america. mccain and graham say they will hold a hearing in the senate armed services committee to come up with a better plan. 3 3 3 3 now we find ourselves, months before a new election, with a proposal that is a joke. a proposal that is not specific, the only thing specifically i can tell you, is not one person will go to charleston, south carolina. so here's what i'm going to do. i'm going to take this proposal and have a hearing about it, because it's gibberish. and i want everyone who has a better idea to come forward. 3 3 graham says he wants democrats and republicans to come together to create a new plan that will work. 3 stick around for news you need to know at four... four...a tornado watch for our area is over...but gusty winds will continue to be a big problem into tonight!it's already responsible for taking down several trees and power lines...and leaving thousands
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. there is no president who will fight harder to end institutional racism. education. opportunity. reform. bernie.
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afternoon.and many of you have sent us photos of the damage. damage.take a look at this photo along stewart road in spartanburg--where a trampoline ended up on top of someone's roof--though were not quite sure how.thanks to miranda for the photo.and this is a photo from haley of a tree on power lines in front of hilltop free will baptist church in travelers rest.and this photo from elizabeth shows crews removing trees along state park road earlier today in greenville county.and then this photo just in to our newsroom from claudette shows trees down in cowpens. 3 and here is a look at the current power outages.duke energy reporting more than 10 thousand without power in greenville, pickens and oconee counties.56-hundred in spartanburg and cherokee counties.nearly 46-hundred in anderson and greenwood counties.and more than 15- thousand without power in western north carolina 3 now time for weather and traffic together every 10 minutes---- -
3 winds will be a major issue across our area through this evening. winds could gust over 50 mph in the upstate and nearly 60 mph on the mountains peaks. this will cause numerous trees to go down and power outages. many have been reported already. a high wind warning is in place until 7pm for most of our area.the tornado watch has been cancelled for our area, as the severe storms are heading east of us. the wind behind the system will affect us into tonight.expect quickly falling temperatures as the front moves through. 3 3 ((wrap up)) 3 now lets send it over to chris scott in the pit crew traffic center. 3 3 we're watching: greenville: haywood rd @ laurens rd arlington rd @ new racing rd lyman crash: pine ridge rd @ holly springs rdroad maintenance right lane closed i-85 south between exit 60- exit 57 57here's a live look at the
3 back to you guys: 3 3 new today... more pregnant women in the u-s are sick with zika..and because the mosquito that carries the disease can be found here in south carolina...dhec is staying on top of this... this...on the ten oclock news we'll tell you what local counties will be doing to fight mosquitos now that the weather is warmer.and what you should be doing to protect your family. 3 plus...a 14 year old raises big bucks to fight cancer. how she did it and which upstate group is getting that generous donation...tonight at 10. 3 3 we leave you with a live look along in a neighborhood off of
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celine dion bursts into tears inside her emotional return to the vegas stage after burying her husband. >> i think of him all the time. kim and fred goldman, their biggest beef with the ratings-busting o.j. simpson mini series. >> there was an incredible amount of creative license. and the new bombshell, did nicole really hop in bed with her best friend. and chris rock counting down to his oscar night roast. >> i'm only here because ellen didn't want to do the show. from universal studios in hollywood, the entertainment capital of l.a. [ cheers and applause ] hey, everyone, welcome to "extra," i'm mario lopez. coming up, melania trump on the attack. the interview, taking on critics of her husband, donald. and did o.j. simpson threaten suicide in khloe kardashian's bedroom. she sets the record straight.