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health alert posed by the zika virus. what local officials are doing. barbara: the carolina panthers have arrived in california. we follow them all the way to the west coast to bring exclusive coverage of super bowl 50. good morning, carolina, welcome on monday february 1, 48 degrees and 4:30. i'm barbara gibbs. john: i'm john clark. thank you for joining us. let's go to meteorologist don schwenneker if the first alert storm center. don: good morning to you both. we are starting off on a monday morning with dry conditions and we have a warm day shaping up. let's look at the day ahead. temperatures across the region in the 40's was -- 40's. by 10:00 we are in the 50's and lunchtime 60's. currently 50 roxboro and cold spot sanford 41. 45 smithfield. 48 southern pines, fayetteville. clinton.
right now 50. by lunchtime 65 and partly sunny skies. through the late day more clouds and 69 degrees. could see a sprinkle around but we have rain on the way for midweek midweek. we will have the complete forecast in a couple of minutes. john: authorities are searching the virginia tech campus for clues in the murder of a 13-year-old girl. virginia state police confirm a search and recovery team is on the scene at a virginia tech pond in connection with the nicole lovell indication. lovell's body was found in surry county, north carolina, over the weekend three days after she disappear interested her home in blacksburg, virginia. on friday night david eisenhauer was arrest and charged with
connection with the to his advantage to be a duct and then killer. barbara: a silver alert for corrianne tharrington. she is 5'4" and weighs 180 ponds and shoulder length blond hair. tharrington had a pink or white jacket and blue jeans. actually her hair is brown in this photo. she was last season -- seen wednesday. >> the death permanent trial of a raleigh man accused of killing a mother in her home is expected this week. pretrial motions are tried. traveon smith is charged in the
much she had just moved here to when her daughter fond her beaten to death. one codefendant pleaded guilty last year. >> w.h.o. leaders are gathering for a meeting on a growing delete of the zika virus. it is spreading in south and central america. foulke -- north carolina officials have taken notice. gloria rodriguez is here with the latest. gloria: nobody is here in north carolina has tested positive for the virus but local hospitals are starting to screen pregnant women for the disease. nearly 40 cases of the veers have been reported in the u.s. and that is concerning many pregnant i know how fast things can spread. >> today the w.h.o. is meeting to decide whether it should be considered an international
last time that happened was 2014 with the ebola outbreak. pep center after appear alarming number of babsies were born with be a formally small heads and brain is warning women not to travel to those areas with the virus. >> to the average person this won't be a problem. i think what led to increase and appropriate concern is pregnancy outcomes. >> for those that must travel there there are tips. >> we are recommending they try it take long sleeve apparel and use bug mosquito repellent with deet. gloria: there's no cure for the virus but there is a vaccine
time. live in raleigh. eyewitness news. barbara: it is a big day for the presidential race. the candidates, 10 republicans and three democrats are making final campaign pitchs in iowa. john: the caucuses are today and it could make or break soplme campaigns. we have preview. >> it sounds like you want to make a political revolution. >> i'm a better candidate and thanks to you i will be a better president and i want you to know that. reporter: this is it. time is up for the three democrats and 11 republicans running for president. there will be a caucus with western des moines. >> a lot of people will be listening to neighbors. . on both sides the last iowa poll found five points or less separating first and second place. with about a third of voters still wavering in support
result up to the last second. in their final day ted cruz attended church. >> you promise you will run there like a god fearing christian man. reporter: he prayed for donald trump and marco rubio who made this appeal. >> i ask you to caucus for me because if i'm the president of the united states when i'm the president of the united states we will confront the challenges of our times. guest: rubio fighting for an upset second place finish or better. >> get out of bed and caucus. reporter: donald trump gave his wife the mic to close the deal. >> he will be unbelievable. reporter: for the democrats it can take longer thinssince they often unfold like red rover.
opened his first campaign headquarters in north carolina. the vermont senator announced his offices will be headquartered in charlotte. he said north carolina is key to capturing the democratic nomination. that prime march is march 15. john: closing arguments is scheduled today for the trial challenging the north carolina voter i.d. law. starting with the march 15 primary voters have to show an approved i.d. before casting a ballot. naacp said that will rarely black andpbdnd latino voters. barbara: enrollment for the affordable care act closed this morning. finals are going up -- finals are going up. barbara: whraer learn about shots fired at a mall. john: what lettuce played in this crash.
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skies. through the late day 67 degrees and more clouds on the way. we will have a chance of showers this evening and better chance midweek. we will talk about thant and the cooldown. barbara: the driver of a truck that crashed is charged with driving while immarried. kevin ellis was under the influence when he crashed on i-95 spilling his load of cabbages all over the highway. he and a passenger were taken to the hospital with non hraoeufr non-life-threatening injuries. john: firefighters are trying to determine the caution of a fire. eight lived in this home on fifth street in smithfield when it went,in flames saturday morning. everyone made it out except for michael davis. durham police are look for the suspect involved in a shooting at northgate mall in the parking lot saturday night.
several cars were damaged by bullets. police say it started with a fight. none with information is asked to call crimestoppers. barbara: residents who live near seymour johnson airport will hear a lot more noise. the fourth fighter wing is having a two-day exercise. during the exercise residents can expect increased noise and potential traffic congestion near the base. john: a traffic alert beginning in morrisville the state d.o.t. planning to shut down the parkway for the next six months. the closure will allow crews to construct the road under the new railroad bridge. during that time businesses on the parkway are accessible from t led to someone being taken away in handcuffs. >> three principal escapees from
hotel in barbara: good morning and welcome back, 4:45 and 48 degrees on monday morning february 1. two virginia tech students are charged with in connection with the murder of a 13-year-old girl. that is one story making headlines this morning. david eisenhauer and natalie keepers are accused of in connection with the abduction and murder of 13-year-old madison lovell. she disappeared from her home in blacksburg wednesday and her body was found in north carolina in surry county saturday.
on the virginia tech campus for evidence. the first step in a long process to elect a new president starts today in iowa. the caucuses again this evening. both democratic and republican races are tightening. the world health organization meeting in an emergency session to decide whether to declare the zika virus a pwhreblglobal emergency. it is linked to thousands of pwrt defects plane i in south america. john: a security scare under investigation at the white house. a man was arrested for throwing papers over the north finance line. secret service said they turned out to be safe. there's no word what if any message was written on them. police say no one is arrested after a deadly show of violence at motorcycle show in denver. one was killed and seven others injured during the colorado motorcycle expo saturday. two biker groups are blaming each other for i understandity getting the clash. barbara: all three violent
in custody. nine days ago they sawed, crawled and khraopld out of the maximum security prison and used a rope made of bed seats to get to the ground. manhunt. authorities say they got help jail. police say a jailhouse teach are supplied them with gag images which was key to the escape. john: fans lining the streets of charlotte sunday to give the panthers a proper sendoff. this is how it was for the buses as they refused town heading for super bowl 50. barbara: this morning they are getting sleep in an hotel roll before the media day. john: we followed them to the california so we can bring you reports. mark armstrong has more. >> i'm just outside levi stadium and they are ready for super bowl 50. it is amazing no matter where
francisco, airport, the signage is wherever. they are ready for the nfl's biggest party of the year in the bay area and,sunday the two reasons showed up. cam newton let out a primal scream as he exited the plane. >> we want to make sure that we do everything in our power to match their passion, their intensity. we have an opportunity and we pretty much have our destiny in our hands. depends on how we do it. >> he then hit the ground and khoupbed some teammates. his $850 versace pants were the talk of the day but addison was best dressed. thomas davis was all business in
>> i remember coming down that and knowing that you are hear for the pole and you have an opportunity -- super bowl and you have the opportunity to get the ultimate goal. >> they have moved media day to prime time tonight. they expect to take the field and get our questions at 10:00 p.m. eastern. barbara: mark, thank you. "eyewitness news" is with the panthers through super bowl 50. mark and joe mazur are there with behind the scenes act. tisha powell will have live reports starting friday. john: let the excitement commence. it has already commenced. barbara: people are talking about this weather. don: if it were like there all the time, we could not afford to live here. it will continue today. it will be cooler later this week but as it does it does not get really cold. we will talk about that. we will talk about rain chances. what is missing is tonight about
best chance of rain is wednesday when we could see strong thunderstorms in a few spots. we will talk about that in a bit. live look into joined raleigh and temperature right now is 50, dew point 42. 74% humidity, southwest wind nine. and seven-day always on. live look at r.d.u. and temperature right now 52 and 67% humidity, west wind five. looking at numbers from across the region. sanford is 44. 46 smithfield. 48 fayetteville. 48 southern pines. 50 roxboro and 50 roanoke rapids and 49 wilson. satellite and radar composite shows cloud cover working through. not seeing rain with it but we will see a mix of clouds and sunshine today. i want to show you this. i shut the satellite off. in denver and western kansas this is a snowstorm start to crank and that is going to move across iowa tonight.
politics in the iowa caucuses, that could be a factor in the voting tonight. we will watch that. closer to home this is the rain chance. through today we are dry until 8:00 to 9:00 tonight and we see showers pass through the region. tomorrow it will be a cloudy day don't think we will see a ton of rainfall tomorrow. it is wednesday as this line moves through and this is 4:00 wednesday the frontal boundary and we could see strong thunderstorms going from the 70's to the 50's and line of showers working through late day once. surface map shows the frontal boundary that gets close to us today. we will be warmed it. tonight into tomorrow we will get some cooler air in and then the next system approaches and this will lift through and that will bring us a strong frontal bondry and big change -- bondry wednesday. this morning in raleigh you will top out by lunch 64 degrees under partly sunny skies.
cloud cover and temperatures into the 60's. across the rest of region durham today will top out at 69. 71 smithfield. sand hills behind purse 71. -- behind hurst 71 fplt. partly sunny to the north. south hill 66 and 70 wilson and 67 roxboro. tonight rain showers across the region with overnight lows in the 40's. 49 raleigh. 51 fayetteville. first alert seven-day forecast powered by accuweather, tomorrow temperatures back into the 60's and upper 50's for ground hog day. wednesday 68 degrees and chance of showers apbdnd thunderstorms. thursday 54 and cooler. friday 45 and next wind looking dry and typical. we had a way above normal temperature this weekend. next weekend 50 and dry.
hometown support for a barbara: we are highlighting the support for a woman attacked. john: it left her in a neck brace and face as long road to recovery. we see how folks are helping out. reporter: on this warm sunday warrant and soap are going further than just dirty cars. >> helping people in need is the true calling of what life is about. reporter: bo bodenstein organized this car wash and raising money for his friend
bruise and battered. friday we brought you her story. >> she is the former manager of the once popular and closed place in raleigh. she is a leader in the irish community and was mugged and beaten by three men last week. no longer having that business to fall back on and with medical bills pile up the community is coming to the rescue. >> if one car came that is better than whether we starred. reporter: bo bodenstein's trend owns the car wash company and doesn't know nice but didn't hesitate to call the crew to wash more than 50 cars that rolled through all with drivers choosing to donate whatever they could. >> it is my hometown and to see the community come together moves me. i'm very glad to be part of it.