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now from western north carolina's news leader, this is news 13 at 6:00. >> frank: we begin tonight with threatening weather. word of winter storm warnings and advisories that are starting right now. let's get to meteorologist karen wynne for the latest on snow moving in to the mountains. >> karen: right, frank. we do have that winter storm warning for our northern mountain counties, also mcdowell and burke counties. that includes the cities of marion, morganton. this is where travel is expected to get quite dangerous with accumulating snow and ice as we go through the overnight and then on through tomorrow.
area, this is a weather advisory. this is where travel is going to
be tricky. we could see some snowfall accumulations and icing. then we head down south. a freezing rain advisory in the hot pink area. all these advisories are in effect through tomorrow night. we see on our radar right now most of the snow is just in our extreme northern mountain locations around spruce pine, northern yancey and mitchell counties right now. however, as we put the future radar in to motion, well let's see, we see it eventually beginning to fill in from the west as well. so as we go through the overnight, we're going to see more of those snow showers begin to fly. meanwhile the current temperatures a big range. burnsville 18. asheville a cold 22. warmer conditions out west. bryson city 32.
your evening planner is going to be a cold one with those snow showers ramping up. flurries at nine. a knew snow showers at 11 o'clock. we are going to see and mainly cloudy. moisture is going to kick in a little bit later. i'll break it down hour by hour in a few minutes. >> frank: so this latest winter blast is making its way toward us right now and it will be bringing snow and ice. news 13's justin hinton joins us live from i-26 and madison county. justin, what are you seeing out there right now? >> justin: we've been out here a couple of hours, frank. we've been seeing flurry off and . the roads look pretty good. that's because dot crews have been out and about ahead of that
we've seen several trucks out there treating the roads. with the recent snow fall, there are lots of beautiful views. but for some folks, it's a quick view then back home. >> right now the road's not bad at all. you don't want to get in the snow, i mean, it's not a good time to be without right now. >> justin: he's taking his own advice and heading straight home. for that is because what's expected to come with that snow and ice. justin hinton, news 13. >> frank: we have new details in a suspicious death case that is now a murder. 29-year-old james norton is charged with first degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. the body of 62 year-old kristina kesinger was found.
deputies located norton yesterday and took him in to custody. he is being held in the buncombe county jail tonight without bond. we have new information in a story we've been following out of oconnee county. investigators have ruled also in oconnee county, the man is arrested after the standoff with sheriff deputies there. david brown is charged with domestic violence. authorities responded to a call around 3 this morning. he barricaded himself inside but later surrendered. the death of an asheville man brings voice to the
a body was found on french broad avenue avenue. the homeless voice flr . >> very powerful. as one of my friend says here are the loneliest people in asheville remembering someone who has died and calling not only that we grieve this death but we do something about it. >> frank: the average life expectancy of people who live on the street to be between 42 and 52 years. republican presidential candidate donald trump will be in the upstate tomorrow. he's holding a rally at the td convention center in greenville. it is open to the public. the sudden death of a u.s. supreme court justice has a major political battle brewing. antonin scalia, the longest
away yesterday. presidential candidates already arguing over who should name successor. >> reporter: the battle for the bench has already started. >> barack obama would ram down our throat a liberal justice. >> it's called delay delay delay. >> reporter: challenges issued this morning. >> does that mean that you're going to filibuster anyone the president nominates? >> absolutely. this should be a decision for the people. >> of course i would send somebody. the divisions are real. so let's just wait for an election. >> reporter: the sudden death of supreme court justice antonin scalia adding a bitter divide. >> it is the job of the president of the united states to appoint, nominate members to the supreme court and the senate confirms. >> barack obama is president of the united states until january 20th, 2017. that is a fact, my friends, whether the republicans like it or not. >> left hand on the bible.
the high court for five decades. he died saturday on a texas ranch during a quail hunting trip. president obama has pledged action. >> i plan to fulfill my constitutional obligations to fulfill a successor. >> reporter: someone republicans like. and the meantime the court will continue to deliberate and rule with just eight justices. >> a year, 18 months, decisions by a divided court is completely unprecedented. >> reporter: the court is set to judge some major issues. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. >> frank: celebrating a special
this is news 13 at 6:00. >> frank: this valentine's day marks a milestone for an asheville woman. she celebrates 101 years of
life and a lifetime of loving those around her. hope hanselman introduces us to someone who credits her health to this holiday. >> hope: we may never feel so young at heart as when we are in love. the same could be said for frankie who has been around exactly as long as hallmark has been selling valentine's day cards. >> 101 years. it's amazing. >> hope: but this is one love story you can't find on the shelf. >> we call her our valentine because she was born on valentine's day. and she fits the description.
world wars, civil rights, and depression. >> some of our relatives were working in an ammunitions factory, she went and got a job in a gas station in detroit and sent money home. >> my husband was my one love. >> reporter: she was just 18 at the time. >> we met at church. >> hope: and love was only something they were pretending as lead roles in their church play. >> he was the groom and i was the bride. as we walked in the play, up the aisle, he asked me to marry him. i told him i'd have to let him know later. i didn't even know him yet. >> you could tell they were in love the whole time. >> hope: for the next 80 some years, the role that brought them together kept her going. even after him. >> i'd like to recommend to everybody that they stay close
>> hope: take it from someone who has been there, even though she hardly feels like it. in asheville, hope hanselman, news 13. >> frank: coming up next on news 13 at 6:00, smoke on the water. what's causing the special effect along the gers , in tjaheck b mattle of the buron of deliciadoue s"a .."d.eclara tiook he tttuca estand for hand-leafed le an d fresh-sliced tomatoes. n behetw feeorn me10d 0%a bpeeerff,ect unio and mouth... cheese,uns ...with buttery bakery bfor allit up. tr ue santod ryam.erica ate e ,making every burger bewett'rerlike the new double jack .
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death. super power president spent some time on the phone. the two reportedly talked putin stressed the need to build a solid working relationship. the phone call is said to have been initiated by the white house. more than two dozen people are left homeless after a fire saturday night in san francisco. officials say it started in one historic victorian and spread to another. took firefighters about an hour to put it out. a child suffered a cut foot trying to get away from those flames. much of the eastern u.s. is in a deep freeze. look at the special effects in boston.
smoke, by some. as many as 18 cities in that region expect record breaking low temperatures today. that is so cool. and i do not mean the temperature. the temperature's awful cold. here's meteorologist karen wynne. >> karen: we're already very, very cold. now we have the leading edge of our next system in the northern mountains. snow all the way from hot springs through burnsville and spruce pine. big impacts are going to be snow and freezing rain for this storm.
now your news 13 skywatch weather. >> karen: with that winter storm warning in effect for our northern mountain counties, as well as mcdowell and burke counties. here is the time line of this winter storm. overnight we're going to see the snow pick up across the mountains. heaviest snow to the north and east of asheville. monday morning we're going to see that snow turn over to a wintery mix later on in the morning. in the afternoon it will be a wintery mix changing over to rain. with all of this there's going to be blowing snow, icy road conditions. travel is definitely going to be a challenge. right now cloudy and cold in asheville. 22 degrees. southeast winds at 6.
it's not that windy, we have a wind chill of 14. in greenville, cloudy and cold. also to wrap up your valentine's day at 29 degrees. wind chill feeling like 20. i have a couple of future cast models to show you. the first one, the bigger picture. chilly air. this area of high pressure. it certainly has kept us so very cold. of course we have the moisture on the move. during the overnight we'll see that snow move in during the day with this front and temperatures warming up. turning over to a wintery mix. then over to all rain. monday night on in to tuesday morning, we could see periods of heavy rain. then tuesday later in the day, we get a break. however, we have a clipper system on the way that's going to come rolling in late tuesday. by wednesday morning, we could get a few more brief light snow showers in the higher
hour by hour, a closer look. snow is going to be going on heaviest in the foothills and northern mountains. but we do see some pockets of snow in and around asheville. then we go on in to the afternoon. we see it changing over to sleet and freezing rain. we could see some light ice accumulations. the heaviest icing, though, expected to be over the foothills and the northern mountains before it all changes back over to rain and then eventually we have that clipper system moving in late tuesday on in to wednesday. but that does not last very long. now i had revised snow fall totals with the change in this path here. the heaviest totals about three to five inches in our northern mountain counties. the areas under that warning. in buncombe county, the aqua shaded area, one to three inches. lighter totals in the light shaded area. lows tonight.
coming up slightly as we go overnight. low of 25 in franklin. greer 27. highs tomorrow are going to be warmer in our western mountain counties making it in to the lower 40s in places like franklin. the next seven days of course tricky travel. dangerous travel at times with the icing on the roads. be very careful on monday. but late monday things get a lot better with the changing over to rain. tuesday should be a day of rain. we have that slick wednesday morning commute. but then drying out and turning much warmer later in the week. here's a quick look at that upstate seven day forecast. be really careful on the roads if you have to be out. >> frank: make sure you've got the kit in the car. full gas tank. >> karen: blankets and take your time out there.
sports is next. >> luke: the north carolina tar heels have gone through some serious adversity
over the past couple of weeks. head coach roy williams collapsed during the game. but the coach is doing fine, and so, too, is the team with a dominating performance against pit. first half, kennedy meeks gets the block on one end and starts the break to marcus paige who finishes with a two-handed dunk. later, bryce johnson takes it from paige and throws it down. johnson scores 19 points to lead the heels.
gets rewarded with a wide open three from the wing. that is perfect. unc dominates beating pittsburg 85 to 64. >> we just really wanted to buckle down and just play harder. we weren't perfect. we had too many turnovers and what not. >> one thing we always want to do is be able to punch somebody and not get punched. first five minutes of each half. we decided we're going to go over there and knock them out. >> luke: one of the best rivalries in college basketball is next when unc will host duke on wednesday night. the tar heels remain in first place in the acc after today's win. miami is second, followed by virginia and notre dame. duke is fifth followed by louisville and clemson. nascar fans, buckle up your seatbelts because the season is
today was qualifying for the daytona 500. 20-year-old rookie chase elliot, the son of bill elliot. chase showed off all of his skills today by posting the fastest qualifying time. he becomes the youngest driver to ever win a pole position. it's the first pole position in chase elliot's young career. only elliot and matt kenseth. daytona 500 will be next sunday, february 21st at 1 o'clock in the afternoon. the boys carolina day basketball team and the girls basketball team won thorough games on saturday. christ school beat asheville christian academy. tennessee recruit john led the way with 17 points.
wild cats won their seventh straight conference tournament championship. the slam dunk contest late last night. one of the best ever, aaron gordon with one of his mascots. shaq loves it. zack levine from the tim timberwolves did a dunk between the legs. all-star game later tonight. >> frank: i always liked the jordan dunks. >> karen: awesome to look at. we do have snow coming in and also some icy conditions. winter storm warning for our northern mountains. be careful. slick travel overnight and
year. obama vowing to appoint his successor. the republicans saying no way. the new justice could shape the supreme court for a generation. southern brawl. the fiery republican debate in south carolina, the next primary state. the rowdiest, loudest, and angriest yet. >> the world trade center came down during your brother's reign. remember that. arctic express. the bitter blast of sub-freezing cold. bone-chilling and dangerous. the whiteouts. the accidents. and the new winter storm on the move. 100 million people in the way. and, deadly stunt? the zooming car. then the fiery accident, killing three young women. did a new social media trend, an app that clocks your speed, encourage the young driver to go too fast? good evening. thanks for joining us on this sunday. i'm tom llamas.