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there is flooding in of asheville and we have dale gilbert in-house to break that down.that was yesterday, what about today?dale: it is god and has moved to the coast, but there w from one to three plus inches yesterdaycaproblems. today, a pretty good breeze out of the northwest. 38 in boone, asheville at 40. a few other communities in carolina will drop couple more degreemarshall and mars hill in the 30's, brevard at 43. not as cold as it can be or will be tomorrow, but windy all day with 20 mile-per-h wind. the upstate will climb to upper 50's for the at five to 10. patrick: thank you. turning to the super bowl, the caroli panthers continued
live from santa clara. good morning, geoff. allyson: good morning to all of you. touching down in california last night and looking forward to the ball game coming up on sunday right here that levi stadium, we don't have angle, kind of blocked, but on the left side in t keep pounding -- and on the other side -- united in orange -- for the broncos. greenwood native josh norman played at coastal carolina and he has become one of the best defensive backs in the nfl. asked what it would be like to possibly take the super bowl trophy >> i think it would mean everything to me, just to win a super bowl in general. and then to bring it back home, have the lombardi trophy
something that they'd never ever be able to take away from us. geoff: he had said recently that while he wants manning to r bowl, he just sunday. f hart live in santa clara, california, as we look forward to super bowl 50 on allyson: thank you. and happening today, you're invites pride in spartanburg. the city put up a banner at the beacon restaurant. you can write a message to the team. a fan from spartanburg w it to the team's hotel when he travels west for the game. there will also be a group picture at 10:00 a.m. on morgan square you can join in on. city hall is also showing its support with team decals, and some businesses are offering discounts to fans wearing panthers gear. patrick: don't forget, our sports team will bring you a preview of the big game live from california. it's called "chasing a championship" and airs at 8:00
. patrick: happening today in commitment 2016, the candidates go head-to-hea hillary clinton and bernie sanders will present their best selves tonight. coverage of the debate beg on msnbc. will moderate. the debate comes after a tough town hall posted by cnn in new hampshire last night. clinton and sanders talked about what it means to be progressive. they werme roof but sending much different >> we will reduce your health care costs by $5,000. you will play a little bit more in t w longer have to pay private health insurance premiums. >> it is hard to see how any of his proposals could be
we have had too muchallyson: sanders has a double-digit lead over clinton in new hampshire in the latest polls.meanwhile, former president bill clinton was in columbia, campaigning for his wi plea to voters yesterday and the gym of allen university. >> she is clearly the best qualified person to be president i have ever had a chance to vote for, and i ask you to vote for her. allyson: campaign aides say chelsea clinton will be in south events targeted to women and young voters at clemson university and converse college. patrick: to the republicans now, who have less candidates to choose from this morning. rick santorum has dropped out of this was his second presidential bid. now, santorum is throwing his support behind marco rubio. rand paul also announced the end
he is now expected to focus on his senate re-election bid in kentucky. the senator says he plans to endorse a candidate for president, but not during the so, who's left? nine republican candidates remain, down from the 17 that started. in order of votes received in iowa, you have cruz, trump, rubio, carson and bush, along with fiorina, kasich, christie and gilmore. allyson: to the latest now in the outbreak o. the virus has now reached georgia. health officials say the first travel-related case of the virus has infected a person. they say a person traveled to december and the first of janu that person has made a full recovery and was not pregnant. health officials are still stressing that the virus is primarily spread through mosquito bites. patrick: and back in our area,
on whether a quik-trip gas station should be built in a west end neighborhood. the site is at the corner of academy street near the intersection of markley street. you see that location here. so crime and traffic, but the president of the west end neighborhood association says she'll support the q.t. so that apartments aren't built on the property. a spokesperson with q.t. says all of their gas stations are well lit and have state-of-the-art surveillance cameras. allyson: taking a look at the roads, i-85 near the southern connector. accidelestreet. also one reported in union county that i am working on getting. that one is evolving a deer. -- that one is involving the deer.
closed. 26 and 40, i-385 and 85 all looking good this morning. patrick: thank you. the notes about a portion of the swamp rabbitt close this morning and it closed right crews are set to begin repairs today on the section at the the se erosion around a storm drain pipe. crews hope to have it open again dale joins us again. mse morning. what about today? dale: today, the rain is gone with fog l spots. mostly cloudy skies and because of the clouds overnight, t dropped the way they can. tomorrow morning will be very cold, but currently, greenville
spartanburg area.there goes the rain that brought ane inch to over three inches yesterday. [no audio] asheville, 2.15. a record at the asheville airport for yesterday's date. it was enough to cause localized flooding and flash flood warnings were issued all of the place. this morning, upper 30's, low 40's in the mountains. low 50's in the upstate. expect afternoon highs in the upper e upstate and upper 40's for the mountains. tomorrow morning, have the warm coat ready. it will be in the 27 range for the mountains and low 30's in the upstate early. lots of sunshine for friday,
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allyson: happening all weekend long, the cipatrick: it sure is. aly myles has been juggling, hula hooping, what will she do next? aly: i am a little bit nervous. we are t about ringling brothers barnum and bailey. talk to me about what folks chemical afford to this weeken>> you look forward to me, my friends, over 350 performers bringing you the greatest show on earth to greenville, south carolinalegends from all corner of the globe, including from puerto rico. aly: this might be the last chance to see the tell us why they have to come out and see these guys before they going to conservat last chance to catch the
action in the greatest show on earth. you can check out our show times is great? ringling.com. think? >> come to the show. >> when you come, come one hour before any show with the al-aqsa's preshow. you can see exe acts and they will be later in the show and it is for you if your ticket. you can get autographs from the performers, get a tattoo on your face, try on costumes, take pictures of motorcycand an elephant paints a picture. aly: that is too cool. , we will be talking about hula hooping and i might try doug going. [laughter] aly myles wyff news 4.
out fromky have fog that will linger. rain is down toward the coast. we had one inch from over three inches reported from that system yest dropped to 39 in franklin, 38 in boone, and theupstate is starting out with upper 40's, 50's and temperatures will reh upper 50's for the afternoon tod of cap the heat in, if you will. 2223 mile-per-hour wind in themountains makes it feel colder. normally, we average 55. the expected high is 57. asheville regional airport gets up to 49 after a cold morning. upper 40's today and feeling it out is what we need. behind that cold front, here
minneapolis. denver at 13, 20's and 30's tomorrow morning. today, it will be s with greenville-spartanburg-anderson more sunshine tomorrow, a chilly beginning friday, temperaturin the 20's and low 30's with highs kept in the 40's. dr. normal over the weekend. afternoons. first of t week, chance of a wintry mix early morning. by wednesday, coldtemperatures rolled back in. allyson: we are checking your traffic th. night -- i-85 in the gaffney area. everything moving smoothly on very few things to tell you about this morning. we have an accident with no
construction on college avenue. that road closed between edgewoode and keep street throughout the week. 26 and 4, 45 minutes from i-26 to the north carolina-tennessee line. everytlet's take a look at i-385 from woodruff road. pa thank you. turning to super bowl 50 and geoff hart is live from levite stadium. got him now. good morning, geoff geoff:. hey, patrick. who is the toughest guy getting readand this card to argue against thomas davis, he broke his arm and he has a metal plate and 12 screws in thathe is something. with more on the carolpanthers, here is brad fralick and : super bowl week is halfway
a little bit closer to the gameon sunday. it seems a kit will never end as we dmarc: we mentioned that it feels like groundhs conference to press conference but we are lear: downtown san francisco is buzzing. we talked to folks a f and they had an opportunity to see some of their heroes, the joe montana's and jerry rice's, ayarea. marc: they are excited because the super bowl has never been when it is coming back. they are appreciated of the fact that we buy stadium has been bu that the super bowl once the come to. this has been a diexperience where if you had it in houston or new orleans, it would be self-contained. here, it is a cost the area. b this is thea -- this is the
brad: i think they are tired of talking to the media. they are obligy to get ready to play the football game, buts of marc: been in the super bowl. :i got a chance to ask several playeru mind this week off? they essentially won the game against seattle in the first half and then rolled downhill against arcardinals and you wonder, did they just want to keep the rhythm but they y id they will play whenever and be ready to go beca realize the opportunity in front of this is a chance for football immortbrad: the carolina panthers will have tfl practice of the week later today and we are three days away from kickoff of bowl 50. marc dopher and brad fralick. back to you. geoff: i will join our dynamic duo, brad fralick and marc dopher, for our special tomorrow night at 8:00.
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rained all day yesterday and ilet's give you a quick look at area temperatures. it hasn't gotten cold yet but will tomorrow morning. it is starting to affect western north carolina, but 50 in greenville with cloudy skim our gibbs field location in spartanburg. there will be areas of patchy fog this morningrain along the coast, so if you're south in columbia, you may run into precipitation. kids will not need tupper 40's climbs to upper 50's for the upstate. for the mountains, windy day and uppes climbs to upper 40's. none of being colder tomorrow
salute from beathea's class sent us this great photo captioned "my little groundhogs." you can see the groundhog hats ro patrick: thank you, dale. it's time now for your wyff news 4 timeline on this february 4. on this date in 1997, o.j. si 1994 stabbing deaths of his ex-wife, nicole brown simpson,and her friend, ronald the jury awarded $8.5 million in compensatory damages to goldma allyson: the jury ordered simpson six days later, to also pay $25 million in punitive damages to nicole brown
goldman's father, fred. allyson: coming up, a live look outside at our peace center skycam showing downtown greenville. dale? dale: yes, that is our downtown laurens view and 50 degrees in mostly cloudy skies. dry weather today for a few days. we had so yesterday that we need a few days to dry out. let's take a quifriend that brought weweher yesterday. if you are traveling down to charleston, myrtle beach or hilton head, you will see rain this morning. for the upstate, northeastern georgia, we are in the clear.
front is getting into the mountains.s. franklin at 38, boone, 37 and for the upstate, low 50's in upper 40's this mthey will climb to upper 50's. the mountains will struggle to get into the upper 40's, but wind at 20 to 22. make sure the kids are dressed warmly early. by the afternoon, 58 fupstate, the average high for this time of the year in the mounta upper 40's. tomorrow morning, the cold air will settle in overnight with 20's and 30's early tomorrow. here is a quick look ahes forecast. friday, saturday and sunday, cold mornings. upper 20's in the mountains. on the warm coat once again for the mornings each da thank you. a note here about a portion of the swamp rabbit trail closed crews are set to begin repairs today on the section at the cl
erosion around a storm drain pi crews hope to have it open again by friday evening. happening today in commitment 2016, the democratic presidential candidates go head-head before the new hampshire primary. allyson: hillary clinton and bernie sanders will debate the issues and present their best selves to new hampshire voters tonight. coverage of the two-hour debate begins at 9:00 p.m. on msnbc. "meet the press" moderator chu todd and
msnbc anchor rachel maddow will moderate. the debate comes after a tussle of a town hall hosted by cnn. in new hampshire last night clinton and sanders talked abo, what it means to be progressive. clinton and berne under the same roof, but sending much different messages. >> i and progressive cu gets results, and i will be aprogressive president who gets result>> i would love the opportunity. frankly, i am prejudiced.
i would love the opportunity to run against them.allyson: sanders has a double-digit lead over clinton in new hampshire in ths in south carolina already. former president bill clclton was in columbia campaigning for his wife yesterday. he made hi rally in the gym of allen university. >> she is clearly the best qualified person to be president i have ever had a chance to vote for, and i ask you to vote for her. [applause] allyson: campaign aides say chelsea clinton will be in south carolina this weekend, with ev young voters at clemson university and converse college. patrick: to the republicans now, who have less candidates to choose from this morning. yesterday played into that. rick santorum has dropped out of the presidential race. this was his second presidential bid. now, santorum is throwing
rand paul also announced the end of his campaign. he is now expected to focus on his senate re-election bid in kentucky. the senator says he plpls to endorse a candidate for president, but not during the primaries. so, who's left? nine republican candidates remain, down from the 17 that started. in order of f tes received in iowa, you have cruz, trump, rubio, carson and bush, along with fiorina, kasich, christie and gilmore. allyson: to the latest now in the outbreak of the zika virus. the virus has now reached georgia. health officials say the first travel-related case of the virus has infected a person. they say a person traveled to colombia between the end of december and the first of january. that person has made a full recovery and was not pregnant. health officials are still stressing that the virus is primarily spread through mosquito bites.
station should be built in a west end neighborhood. the site is at the corner of academy street near the inters some people are worried about crime and traffic, but the president of the west end neighborhood association says she'll support the q.t. so that apartments aren't built on the property. a spokesperson with q.t. says all of their gas stations aree well lit and have state-of-the-art surveillance cameras. allyson: turning to the super bowl -- there we are -- many prepping for the super bowl. geoff hart is live from santa clara. geoff: it is good to be here in california. we are outside the by stadium where the game will be played sunday.
behaving themselves. many of the players were going into snight and that made head coach ron rivera nervous, but apparently, everyone behave themselves when they were downtown.let's talk more about the panthers. yesterday, they a chance to get away from talking about the game because yesterday was national s of the carolinaa panthers waited on wha>> i remember having two scholarship offers, georgia and gremlin, wasn't hard decision. i was going to be wearing the g one way or the other. i tell story all the time, and it ended up working out perfectly. george offered me a scholarship. >> they had it in the library, and you sign your signing deal. the media is there parents
geoff: a lot more attention for davis on sig georgia and being in college football country are not the same with luke cheekily -- keuchly. coming up, we hear from ron rivera. live in santa clara, california. back to you. patrick: thank you. happening today, you're invited to show your spartanburg. the city put up a banner at the you can write a message to the a fan from spartanburg will take it to the team's hotel when he travels west for the game. there will also be a group picture at 10:00 a.m. on morgan square you can join in on. city hall is also showing its support with team decals, and some businesses are offering discounts to fans wearing panthers gear. don't forget, our sports team will bring you a preview of the big game live from california. it's called"chasing a championship" and airs at 8:00
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>> now, your live super doppler 4 hd: good morning. 6:40. after the big rain event yesterday, clouds this morning. 46 degrees and better visibility from our skycam. ead fog, but clouds are hanging around and they're getting so much rain along the coast that they are experiencing flooding in charleston. we did across the mountains and upstat2.15 in the rain gauge at asheville and more and other places like the oconee cou with 3.4 inches. anderson airport at 1.42, one point 17 at gsp. another big rain event process ahead of schedule for this month.
abbeville with a mild beginning to the day. some of the colder air working into the mountains and that 20 to 22. we will see a five to 10 miles per hour breeze in theta morning, that is when the cold air ithere wille a winterlike deal to the air tomorroand 30's to begin the day. temperatures drop a little bit at sunrise andndhey climb upper
50'the mountains will reach into the upper 40's for the afternoon under partly to mostly cloudy skies. we will talk about the weekend in our next report in a few minutes. le update. allyson: taking a look outside at our anderson skycam, clemboulevard. just watching charleston with flooding on i-26, closing a lane.
but nothing in the upstatein
easley, turner hill road with an accident. a reminder of construction and clemson on colle avenue between edgewood avenue. you will have to take a detour in the area. 26, 40, 385 and 85 in the . not a lot to see from helton-greenville. a >> clemson, south carolina and geg from national signing day. the tigers picked up 23 recrui finished eighth in the composite team rankinthe couple of players in that 2016 class. tv and feaster, the top-ranked runn and kate stewart,
the 2016 class with the carolina cranked in the top -- ranked in the top. placing an emphasis on in-state recruiting. georgia has the number seven recruiting class in the country and part of the
class includes the nation's number one athlete. coulthard men will be playing -- cold hdman will be playing new cornerback. patrick: the bit about circus. you can catch the ringling brothers and barnum an circus at bon secours wellness arena. wyff news 4's aly myles joins us live. aly: good morning. i was telling you that thursday is the day i hit a wall but i have yet to hit the wall with these guys. it has been so much fun. talk to me abos weekend and when you can show off all of
>> this weekend, we started showing our skills off last night. we will be here through sunday with plenty of shows for everyone to come out. to ringling.com for more information on ourwe have a pre-access show and that comy ticket. all family-friendly. speaking of that, i have a special ofthere are $10 kid ticket queue pins at ingles g gcery stores, want to stop at the grocery store and t your $10 kid ticket coupons so everyone can come out for a family affordable fun. aly: what have we got in the backgrou>> we have bing-bing and bong, to members of the chinese acrobatic group. there are 20 members who are
hes doing hat juggling and he is doing a meteor. they do bike balancing where we put one of these people onto bicyclesit is insane and it will keep you on the edge of your seatso have chinese girls and their troops that to acrobatic and diablo. they do everythidifferent acts in the show. aly: i will redeem myself and start hulai am giving my mic back to my assistant jonathan. here we go. >> for show times and ticket prices, yom at ringling.com. and come one hour before ever show for the preshow. we are bridging back to aly myles. can you bring it around town and through it back to the studio?
severe weathallyson: in georgia, people are cleaning up after returnin west columbia, peoplesoft a funn cloud cloud -- a funnel cloud. they did confirm in e.f. zero tornado did touch down near west columbia, damaging several cars in its path. patrick: second to go for it. -- let's check in with dale gilber: i will take it from here. this is our camera from the piece center looking from liberty bridge. columbia still doing with that rain.more showers affecting parts of the midlands, especiallye coast. there has been flooding in some lower parts. still a good bit of brain with the system that we are ir and temperatures reach
upper 40's for the mountains.allyson: let's take a look at the roads.we did have an accident in easley at 123 and turner hill road. we went to remind you of the construction gyou may be asked to make a detour around colleglooking good on the interstates. let's see how from i-385 and woodruff road. happening today in commitment 2016, the candidates go head-to-head befor hillary clinton and bernie sanders wl present their best selves at the new hampshire debate that begins at 9:00 p.m. on msnbc. "meet the press" moderator ctodd and msnbc anchor rachel maddow will moderate. meanwhile, clinton's campaign in south carolina already. formn was in columbia campaignin his wife yesterday. he made his plea to voters at a
>> she is clearly the best qualified person to be president for, and i ask you to vote for her. campaign aides say chelsea clinton will be in south carolina this weekend, with ev young voters at clemson university and converse college. allyson: to the republicans
now, who have lo choose from this morning. rick santorum has dropped out of the presidential race. this was bid. now, santorum is throwing his rand paul also announced the end of his campaign. he is now expected to focus on his senate re-election bid in kentucky. the senator says he plans to endorse a candidate for presid primaries. patrick: continuing coverage of super bowl lifted. the panthers are getting rea face the broncos. allyson: the head coach has been tag about the carolinas and how united they arf hart is joining us live.
just one loss for the panthers and if they win sunday, this will go down as one of the best seasons in history for an nfl team.ron rivera talked to the media earlier this week and they were talking about the difference between the college programs on the nfl team in the carolinas. a lot of back-and-forth with clemson and south carolina, state and duke and that is great all fans can be united to pull for the is a hot bed of carolina athletics, you have teams, unc, duke, nc state, sc, clemson down the road, so many great programs to be able to bring fans together. it has been kinda neat, most important thing to have something to grasp onto and
geoff: a great coach and a really good guy as well. in santa clara, california, outside lead by stadium where the kickoff around 6:30 your time, 3:30 our time in california on sunday. happening today, you are invited to show your panthers pride in the city. the city put up a banner at the beacon restaurant. you can writ team. a fan from spartanburg will take t travels west for the game. there will also be a group picture at 10:00 a.m. on morgan square you can join in on. city hall is also showing its support with team decals, and some businesses are offering discounts to fans wearing panthers gear. patrick: don't forget, our sports team will bring you a preview of the big game live from california. it's called "chasing a championship" and airs at 8:00 tomorrow night, right here on wyff 4. allyson: happening all weekend
patrick: pretty much. i'm am almost convins joined the circus. >> great job, aly! aly: i told you i would redeem myself. we are getting better. we are talking the ringl ing brothers barnum & bailey. aly has learned to juggle, game over. i am trying letting you know how it goes. you can catch these guys until sunday and a fan sy myles wyff news 4 live at bon secours. allyson: that was impressive. over the course of the hour. [laughter] patrick: she is part of the circus. allyson: talking weather, dale, what can we expect?dale: temperatures go from upper 40's to upper 50's for the afternoon for
wendy in the mountains and temperatures will reach into the as you make weekend plans, plan on a warm coat b it will be in the upper 20's in the mountains, low 30's in the upstd s on friday. acta, range temperatures over the weeke next chance will be monday morning.patrick: to our. folks are hitting the road. -- thank you. folks are hitting the allyson: i do have one accident on highway 123 and turner hill road and watching and you coming up with injuries drive. for. we will see how you look at i-85 in gaffney. patrick: this morning on "today, ted cruz responds to donald fraud in iowa. what the candi,
allyson: pick up a copy of the greenville newtd bank bringing in new jobs, so the patrick: home depot as well. allyson: seasonal hiring, so good news. patrick: i will see you in about half an hour ws and dale -- dale: we continue to track the weather. yesterday, record amounts of rain with over 2.15 inches in asheville in the matter of hours. many other places in the foothills clock inches, so today and all the way thro chance to dry out with colder temperatures in the morning starting early tomorrow.allyson: if you are free, take a look. the circus is in town.