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53 for fountain inn. these are mild temperatures for the firs area that is because the southwest breeze go-ahead of this next front. it will cool down as we get to thursday, friday, and saturday. temperatures in the upper 50's to the low 60's the mountains and mid 60' twe will show you the 40 plus forecast in report. allyson: thank you. this morning in commitment 2016, the iowa caucus is here. geoff: after months of campaigning, the candidates will finally hear from the voters as they mak the first time in the is presidential contest. nikole killion from des moines, iowa, with how the candidates are feeling about to good morning. nikole: good morning to you.
campaigninl p until the caucus while others are sitting it out and hoping for the best. with this being a very tight race in both parties, there'a lot at stake for all the candidates as iowans weigh in on the presidential contest for the first time. as the process officially begins to collect delegates, this will be a test not only of outsider versus establishment but also organization versus enthusiasm. >> the big question of course is turnout. real estate friends say the three real estate are location, location, location. in electoral politics, it's turnout, turnout, turnout. nikole: one wild card is mother nature, which also plans to turn out with snow expected just after the caucuses this evening. geoff: for those who may not be familiar with the caucuses, how break it down for us here. nikole: a lot different than
instead, this is a community effort. folks will gather at schools and churches. on the republican side it is a stronghold where folks write down their home on a slip of paper and tossed it into afor democrats, it is a little more complicatpeople group themselves preferences. if a candidate doesn't garner enough support, their supporters they are able to throw their supporters bcandidate. geoff: nikole killion live in des moines, iowa. allyson: the caucuses start at 8:00 p.m. tonight. we'll keep you updated on our wy it's almost time for the south carolina primary. the republican p saturday, february 20 followed by the democratic primary a week later on february 27. in georgia, both primaries are on tuesday, march 1. in north carolina, both
15. covering the upstate now. greenville county investigators arrested after a deadly shootout this weekend in mauldin. geoff: officials say one teen is dead, and three others are behind bars after what started as a a bojangles parking lot. investigators say 19-year-old savon allen was shot in the head o police arrested 19-year-olds william newton and trevonte watts as well as a 15-year-old girl. a judge denied bond sunday for newton and watts. all three face several serious charges, including murder. twotwo anderson county now. investigators say a 17-year-old died from a self-inflicted gunshot this weekend. deputies say they call of a shooting victim at a store near the teen's home.
was shot a hdeputies went there and stop the vehicle from leaving entertain a person while a teenager ranoudeputies identified that seen as lloyd. they say he turned the gun on himself. allyson: greenville county investigators in tay trying to find the person who stabbed a man to death. the corone jamie howard died after he was stabbed in the chest. investigators say a hunter found right now, investigators are trying to figure out whether howard was stabbed were he was found on burrell road in taylors or if it happened at another location. call crime stoppers at 23-crime if you have any information. geoff: if you're going to be in downtown greenville, there is aallyson: it is right behind us. main street between court street and broad street. what else is going on? aly: good morning. just about one hour to go until this area of may street shuts down.
this will be from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. today from broad street to court street. it is so they can move the ice on main equipment from here on village green. i thought main ice on main finished out its fifth seas. they say it was a warm but successfthey say, they've had more than 70,000 skaters over the last five years. the bank sells gloves, socks, and scarves for charity here. thr, donated $1,040 to camp courage. they also announced last week hr the good news if you didn't ge the chance to get out there much this season, they will be back november 2016. try to avoid this area of main street becaualy myles, wyff news 4, live in downtown greenville. allyson: taking a look outside at 85 and highway 290 in
near mile marker 72, please be careful. a car broken down on the shoulder as a pedestrian in the roadway so travel safely. in pickens county, an accident on brazil road. no accidents reported. this road closure aly was talking about today as they removed the ice rink in the 26 40, 385, 85 all looking good. the carolina panthers are in california for super bowl 50. cam newton's so-called cam pants are getting quite the attention. i don't know what those are. geoff: there he is getting off the plane yesterday in san jose. wyff n ns 4 sports' brad fralick and marc dopher also made it to california overnight dressed a bit more conservatively than
brad: welcome to the west coast. it is about 2:00 a.m. on the east coast and we have arrived. not only have we arrived ready for super bowl 50, we have arrived with entire tv station. i have settled marc with loading all of this. they allow us to get on a plane with all this. just the two of us. just the two of us. it is a tough job, but so many has to dwe are looking forward to later today because it is media day.media day is crazier than marc loading luggage. it will be a lot of fun. we are looking forward to it. we could got the week with not even media day anymore, it isa night because it is a primetime event.
once again, marc handling the dirty work as he usuall does. we look forward to it.we will see later today . geoff: thank you. marc is whipping them in. what is wrong with thim? they are on the ground and their covers from santa clara begii will join it later this week for our mog coverage. then on friday, we'll preview the big game with our special program "chasing a championship." we'll have it for you at 8:00 p.m. friday right here on wyff 4. dale: he changed his name from marc gopher to -- allyson: you already said it. i like how he is red. dale: he is working. geoff: let the circus begin. dale: when you think of these
i know you will have fun also. geoff: leaving wednesday morning. bright and early. 1:30 their time. dale: ok. geoff: up overnight for sure. dale: it is a mild beginnings our day and 54 degrees with a breeze out of the soutt that. -- at six. don't get used to it. it is a little unusually warm ahead of the next system that will bringi threw look at from our various skycam's, just some clouds. upper 40's and 50's as we begin day.
anywhere from five foothills. afternoon temperatures above63 to 65 for the upstate. for the mountains, it will also reach 60 to 62. here is the four-day plus forecast. wet weather on wednesday. it clears up and cools down beginning thweekend. geoff: thank you. new information expected today after last year's deadly amtrak derailment in philadelphia. what is expected to be released, next. allyson: a live look outside from downtown greenville. people already up and running. a clear morning.
allyson: covering the nation now after a virginia girl's body was , found this weekend in north carolina, two virginia tech students are now charged. a vigil was held saturday night in blacksburg for 13-year-old nico police charged 18-year-old david eisenhauer with abduction and first-degree murder. a second studen natalie marie keepers was charged with improper disposal of a body and accessory after the police say eisenhauer and lovell disappearance. geoff: happening today, federal investigators are expected to release evidence and reports from a deadly amtrack train derail year. excessive speed has already been cited as a factor in the may
others. but the national transportation say the train was going too fast as it rounded a curve. allyson: also today, the iowa caucuses get started later tonight. but how will they affect the campai fernando espuelas from "matter of fact" joins us live next to tell us. dale: cloudy weather today and rainy weather we will show you when in a few
a look at out maannouncer: now, your live super doppler dale: 6:18 the time as we look at our woodruf skycam. traffic picking up on 385. it will be a cloudy mild morning for this year. it is not you like winter today. a couple sprinkles in nort georgia. will see more of that the lle today. tomorrow, a 40% to 50% chance of showers tomorrow ny.an 80% chance of showers from the front. if you isolated showers and georgia in the mountains this morning. tomorrow, we will see it become more widwednesday we will have a better chance of rain. not a fan idea to keep the umbrella in the car the next
temperatures from upper 40's inabbevia mild beginnings what promises to be a .5-10 mile-per-hour breezes. behind the front, cooler temperatures rolel in. it will be clear this weekend but it will e again. cold in denver and billings. boston not bad at 46. after the front goes through, it will care feel more like it should. upper 50's to those 60's for the mountains. looks like tuesday and wednesday our best chance for rain thisdry weather settles in friday through the weekend. upper 20's in the mountains and mid cooler than normal temperatures for friday, saturday, and sunday.
be near 26 in spartanburg county all clear. in the southbound lanes near mile marker 73, whatever a disabled vehicle. a pedestrian in the area so
be careful as to travel this morning. a couple of road closures. downtown greenville main street between court street and broad street will be closed today to remove t rink. in clemson, college avenue between edgewoe and keith street, we are talking about constructi on. they say expect delays in that area. students, you do not want to be late and keep that in mind. 11 minutes from 385 to highway 153. 385 around woodruff road. that should beat the traffic. geoff: back to commitment 2016 and caucus day now. we're getting live insight this morning into the campaign.
of fact" host fernando espuelas in washington. fernando, why is everybody most of the candidates running against the establishment? will that work for them
in the long run? fernando: good morning. i think the polling is very ear. americans in general are very dissatisfi government and the direction of the country. there is a premise that has been put out, which is all of the problems thath voter have are a product of a dysfunctionalwill it be a good long-term strategy? it depends what happens tonig nw weeks in new hampshire and south carolina as the candidate field becomes a little smaller, certainly on the republican side it quickly. we will see with candidates and
and they'll give us an inkling to the general election. geoff: how you compare when you make the move fernando: the was common wisdom is iowa is where evangelical christians have elpower and perhaps it is different than the ressimilarly new hampshire tends to be a mor electorate in both parties. much more secular electorate so you have different grselections first up. it will move very quickly through the south and other states in the coming weeks. we will have a much better picture in about one month. geoff: it is just beginnnng, isn't it? thank you so much. fernando espuelas live in washington. we have a few more questions for you at 6:30.
most of them related to the carolina panthers. allyson: miriam says "as much as my husband and i love the pantheik them just as much. we're able to take her to the last game against the cardinals." geoff: she got to o ke a selfie with luke keuchly. she says he's very nice and down on top of that, a good football plallyson: bryce chapman is seven and heheb b. geoff: panther's pep rally here. allyson: frances says this is her he is the number one fan. he has only missed one game because he w. geoff: we have to put someone in there with a n: is in that pretty? allyson: beautiful sunsets lately. dale: it is a great time of year. we have this nice mild weather that will continue a few more days and w and with a better
announcer: you're watching live, locad weather with m inallyson: taking a look now at severe weather in san diego, where
people are cleaning up toda geoff: this massive oak tree fell o neighborhood. officials say a driver was killed by the tree eight feet in diameter. heavy rain, strong winds, and isolated thunderstorms also toppled trees in los angeles. allyson: a little bit of a different story back here in our area. generally clear. , dale? dale: we have seen a couple of spots in northeastern and north carolina. tomorrow and wednesday looks to
temperatures of 50 will climb to mid 60'the mountains will go from temperatures imorning, which would be normal highs. we will reach 60 were better this afternoon. a nice mild beginning to this week. we will talk about the cool down in a few mallyson: thank you. this morning and
commitment to thousand 16, the iow here. -- 2016, the iowa caucus day is here.geoff: with the clock ticking down, the are making their final pitch hoping to sway iowa voters. nikole killion joins us from des moines, iowa, this morning. nikole: many candidates campaigning today always happens of caucuses while others are not. iowans weigh in on the process.
not only outsider versus esta enone wildcard his mother nature, which also plans to turn out with s expected after the caucuses this evening. geoff: thank you. the caucuses begin at 8:00 iowa time tonight. allyson: we will keep you updated on our mobile p and wyff4.com. weighing in on all of the campaign excitement now is "matter espuelas. he joins us live from . geoff: thanks for joining us here again. what impact do these early caucuses and upcoming primaries really have overall with these campaigns? fernando: good morning. these caucuses of course are critical bece the first movement, the first time actual voters will get i campaigns, so it is an opportunity for the ones thath the first two, the caucus in the primary, to
understaaface as they move forward trying to create a voters that will support them. this caucus tonight will let the united states nowknow who comes out of it with momentuallyson: how does voting in iowa affect the upcoming south carolina primary? fernando: i think there are all sorts of theories depending on the candid well in iowa may be well-positioned for south there is some overlapping voting groups, evangelicals and conservative and other groups for republicans.for democrats, it is the fl. what is interesting is what happens inw hampshire usually has been the place where somebon iowa can get a second chance. at the same time,, new hampshire isis unique stat. allstate are unique, but it is
than iowa. we will get a different result it is all momentum and who comes out of the process with attention, more media, more followers, and be able to really hit south carolina with a lot of strength. allyso you. fernando espuelas live in washington. geoff: "matter of fact" airs sunday at 11:00 right here on
wyff 4. allyson: it's almost time for the south caroli. the republican primary is on saturday, february 20 followed by the democratic primary a week later on february 27. in georgia, both primaries are on tuesday, march 1. in north carolina, both primaries are on tuesday, march 15. covering the upstate now, greenville county investigators say more people could be arrested after a deadly shootout geoff: officials say one teen is dead, and three others are behind bars after what started as a drug deal saturday night in a
savo . two others survived. police arrested r- william newton and trevonte watts as well as a 15-year-old girl. a judge denied bond sunday for newton and watts. all three face several serious char to anderson now, investigators say a 17-year-old died from a self-inflicted gunshot this weekend. deputies say they responded to a call of a shooting victim at a convenience store saturday afternoon near old willamston road. a teenager said he was shot at a nearby hpolice stopped a vehicle from leaving an p read the house area. deputies identified a teenager as lloyd and say he turned the gun on himself. allyson: greenville county investigators in taylors are trso stabbed a man to death. the coroner says 42-year-old jamie howard died after he was stab
his body in a field on friday. right now, investigators are trying howard was stabbed were he was found on burrell road in taylors or if it happened at another locati call crime stoppers at 23-crime if you have any information. geoff: to western north carolina, where a man s pleased guilty to two robberies. michael benoy will spend at least he used a pellet-gun pistol in an attempt to rob the walmart in weaverville in january of last year. the day before that incident robbed the bank of america on hendersonville road in asheville. happening today in downtown greenv a detour to get down main street as we start back the work week. allyson: we'll have a street closure on main street from court street to broad street. wyff news 4's aly myles joins us knows all about that. aly: the barricades are already
we expected them to be up from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. butn that -- a head start on that. this is just about half a block up or so. this area will be shut down from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. so they can get the ice on main equipment out ofthey just wrapped up their season. according to its sponsor, united community bank, it's been a warmer but successful season. they say they've ahd more than -- had more than 70,000 skaters over the last five years. the bank sells gloves, socks, and scarves for charity here they say, this year, they donated they also announced last week they'll be the sponsor for at least the next three years. if you're unable to get out there which this season, this will all bs year.
traveling downy to avoid this area so you can stay ofaly myles, wyff news 4, live in downtown greenville. allyson: the carolina panthers are in california for super bowl 50 so are cam newton's cam pants . geoff: he is getting a lot of attention. we will see them in a little bit. they are brightly-colored verse off events -- versace pants. wyff news 4 sports' brad fralick and marc dopher also made it to california overnight dressed a bit more conservatively than newton. brad: welcome to the west coast. it is about 2:00 a.m. on the east coast and we have arrived. not only have we arrived for ready for super bowl 50, we have arrived with probably more than an e station.
all of the loading. they allowed us to get on the plane withjust the two of us. just the two of us. it is a tough job as a buddy has to do it. we are looking forward to later today bea day. media day is crazier than marc loading luggage. it will be a lot fun and we are looking it. we kick off the week with media night because it is a prime time event. they are not brits but there are multiple tripods and lots of gear. marc handling the dirty work as he usual does. we look forward to it. we will see you later today. geoff: those guys look like they are having adothey? wyff news 4 is following the panthers to
i will join them beginning on thursday morning here on wyff news 4. then on friday we'll preview the big game with our special program "chasi championship." we'll have it for you at 8:00 p.m. friday right here on wyff 4. allyson: the roads and whether looking a little clear. dale: good. we will get some sprinkles later on todayand her's now -- temperatures now. colder temperatures in the
announcer: now, your live super doppledale: good morning. 6:43 a.m. yesterday, we celebrated our twins birtmichael and allison turned 36. that is sober when you're younger kids are adults. a southwest breeze this morning. across the area, cloudy topicking up one or two sprinkles in oconee countyit will be a day where we will see light rain a best for the upstate. just a 20% chance.the mountains see little bit more this aftuesday and wednesday this week, we wilthat passes through and cooler
and then cooler temperatures will be behind front. it is still winter and it will feel like it into the week but not today. 63 to 65 for the upstate this afternoon.the mountains will see temperatures climbe low 60's. mild weather to start the month. we will talk about that cool down in a feallyson: taking a look at the roads this morning, you can see 85 mile marker 73. that is near 26. still looking at a possible pedestrian in the road in lanes so you want to drive safely around thatauthoring about an accident with injuriesthat would blocking the runway. have not had time to make a slide. that when just into our newsroom.
accidentalso one in liberty on brazil road and py road. several areas to watch out for. if you are traveling in clemson, college avenue between edgewood avenue and keith street through the week. 26 and 40 are a speed limit drive. no delays on the interstate. 85 is looking good. let's take a look at 311 he would run. -- let's take a look at 385 and haywood road. that should beat the traffic. ricardo: good morning. i'm ricardo lecompte. a top 10 women's showdown on the hardwood sunday evening. second ran facing 10th ranked texas a&m. the aggies looking for a little revenge after they lost by one a few weeks earlier. 31-25 at halftime. we moved to the fourth quarter. game tied at 54. tiffany mitchelll jumpshot to give the gamecocks a
20 points for the senior. now a four point lead. a'ja wilso blocks. we head the other way. mitchell with the nice dime to kh all part of a 10-0 run by the gamecocks. that them up six. this game doesn't come down to the final possession. wilson with putback. the sophomore forward with a game-h south carolina wins 70-63 and they move to 21-0 on the year. geoff: they are top, aren't they? take a live look from downtown greenville where there is aabout near the courtyard by marriott.
allyson: in commitment 2016, today's the day for the iowa caucuses. geoff: people across the state will gather to designate their choice for president this evening as the country eyes the first in the nation caucuses. candidates will spend the day rallying supporters across iowa with hillary clinton and bernie sanders leading the democratic charge, and donald trump, ted cruz, and marco rubio among the republicans battling it out for voters. we'll hear from nikole killion in des moines, iowa, with a final take this morning on the cauc allyson: it's almost time for the south carolina primary. the republblan primary is on saturday, february 20 followed by the democratic primary a week later on february 27. in georgia, both primaries are on tuesday, march 1. in north car
15. now to dale for a check of the weather. dale: typically, 54 would be an average high area we are starting with this mor will climb maybe 10 degrees. low 60's for the afternoon. clouds will be building it and we will see a geormountains was a little action this afternoon. tomorrow and wednesday, a better temperatures com in. in the meantime, the next couple of daytemperatures for the first of february. we wish you the four-day plus forecast in a couple of minutes. allyson: taking a look at a few accidents for yobefore we begin, a reminder that the greenville zmaintenance going on there. this morning in pickens, highway 183 in irela road, we have an accident with injuries. also one in liberty on pilgrim family road. great what an accident on
also, some construction in downtown clemscollege avenue will be closed throughout
week. that is between edgewood avenue and keith street. 385 starting to pick up around woodruff road. if you find yourself in downtown greenville today, there's a detour to avoid. we'll have a street closure here from court street to broad street on main street. geoff: wyff news 4's aly myles is in downtown greenville with more. good morning and happy monday. 80 georgia start off your week from court street right over there in front of the hotel to broad street in front of the peace center so they can move the ice on main equipment. ice on main finished out its fifth season two weeks ago it's . it's one of a few ice rinks in downtown areas of the upstate. they had a good season and more
there this season, they will ber of 2000 16. aly myles, wyff news 4, live in allyson: greenville could be arrested after a deadly mauldin. geoff: officials say one dead, and three others are behind bars after what started as a drug deal saturday night in a investigators say 19-year-old savon allen was shot in the head and two others survived. police arrested 19-year-olds william newton and trevonte watts, as well as a 15-year-old girl. a judge denied bond sunday for newton and watts. all three face s charges including murder. allyson: in anderson county investigators say 17, bailey lloyd died from a self-inflicteds weekend. deputies say they responde call of a shooting victim saturday afternoon at a convenience store on old williams. they say the victim told them he was shot at a nearby home. deputies went there and say they stopped a vehicle from leaving
teen ran inside the house. deputies later identified that teen they say he turned the gun on hims geoff: greenville county investigators in taylors are trying to find the person who stab the coroner says 42-year-old jamie howard died after he was stabbed in the chest. investigators say a hunter found his body in a field on friday. right now, investigators are tryi howard was stabbed where he was found on burrell road in taylors or if it happened at another location. call crime stoppers at 23-crime if you have any information about a couple of accidents i am watching this morning. one in pickens at highway 183 in ireland road with injuries. also watching this one in liberty on bra area we have a slowdown down in greenwood and highway 34 i have been watching coming in withinjuries blocking the runways in
remember all of those when you head out too another day of 60's. dale: isn't that something? temperatures in the low to mid 60's acwe put this into motion. if isolated sprinkles and then tomorrow wf showers in the morning wednesday. looks like tomorrow and wednesday will be our behind that front, cooler temperatures today. southwest breeze is for today and tomorrn it was down back to normal. highs of 46 to 55 and then warm coats needed in the morning with upper 20's and low 30's. daytime highs and the weekend around 50. geoff: once more into in commitment 2016 caucus day has arrived. allyson: nikole killion joins
are polls indicators of how it might play out tonight? nikole: in politics there are always surprises so that being said, not necessarily especially when talking about iowa. you look back four years ago when rick santcontest. he was polling in the single digi before so he came from behind to win this. president obama, then senator obama was not on the r in 2008 but it was iowa who put him back on that being said. we see donald trump and ted cruz in the le republicans and hillary clinton and bernie sand in a dead heat, but this is anys game. geoff: ireland is a live attention for being the first in the nation but what is thek record presidents? nikole: in recent modern
carter, george bush, and b all of them when the caucuses new hampshire. there? nikole: there is a brand-new poll out from our station w
and you are the shows donaldtrump with a pretty widely right now over thehe has 30% support in the closest competd cruz trailing in second place at 12%. in terms of the democrats, bernie sandeidi believe his spread is about 57 to 34% over hillary linton clinton. geoff: it is just getting started. we will you. nikole: absolutely. geoff: coming up on the today show after months of controversy , and clashes, iowans finally head their caucuses to cast the fi presidential campaign. "today" is live with the frontrunners from both parties
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good morning. iowa votes. after months of controversy and clashes. >> the truth is, ted, you've been willing to do anything to get votes. >> surprises and surges. >> at least pick a winner this time, okay? i'm going to win. i'm going to win. >> the first contest of this election is finally here. the candidates barn storming the state with their final pitches. >> stick with the experience. stick with the ideas that will actually work for our country. >> this incredible journey of the past hasn't been dull. it's been many things, but it ain't dull. >> and it's anyone's race. the polls, tight. the stakes, high.