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the snow ifell in norfolk and across hampton roads tonight. de our studios downtown. more of that is on the way! good evening - i )m beverly kidd and i m kurt williams you re looking at video shot earlier this evening in virginia beach now - ! tonight we already have word of some school delays. northampton county north carolina - and gates county schools are running on a two hour delay tomorrow. you can always find school delays and closings at wtkr dot com. let s get you to chief meteorologist patrick rockey with more on what we can expect overnight and into the morning rush. tracking snow....we are tracking not just one but two systems that could bring us a chance of snow. the first system moves in tonight from the west. it will be a quick shot of snow as this system moves through. some areas could see anywhere from a dusting to half inch of snow accumulations. otherwise, expect mostly cloudy skies with overnight lows in the 20s.
much larger system for friday and saturday that some rain. ultimately, how much snow we see will all depend on the precise track of so let )s talk about it. we )re keeping an eye on an area of low pressure that move into the area from the southwest. as this system moves into some very cold air already in place, any precipitation that develops will first fall as snow early on friday. then, during the day, as low pressure moves over the area, it will drive in slightly cause the snow to transition into rain. once the low exits the coast by saturday, colder air will wrap around the backside of the low, causing any rain to transition back to snow. the highest snowfall amounts will likely be in the richmond area. however, some areas across hampton roads and ne north carolina could see several inches of snow as well. so how much snow are we talking about friday and saturday? for the peninsulas, we could see anywhere between 4 and 6 inches of snow. however, some higher amounts are possible in those communities, specifically the middle peninsula and the northern neck.
parts of north carolina could see anywhere from 2 and 4 inches of snow. the outer banks will see less snowfall potential. again, this will all depend on the precise track of this system. stay tuned. most of the wintry weather will be gone by sunday, giving way to mostly to partly cloudy skies. it will be slick though. we )ll see more sun on monday with highs in the lower 50s. our live team coverage of the winter weather continues now at the jordan bridge newschannel three s allison mechanic is there - allison - earlier we saw snow. what )s it looking like now?
state police and cities across the region are monitoring the storms-and putting extra personnel on standby as the storms move closer. in virginia beach-- public works crews are using six thousand tons of salt and sand -- to keep the roads safe. crews started putting down the mixture at seven tonight-- they )ll go again at one am-- and once more if needed. officials tell us theyll first start on overpasses and bridges -- like the lesner. then theyll move onto primary roads like shore drive. tonight s forecast don )t look too bad and if the temp keeps going up today above freezing like they re saying it shouldn t be too bad. 28:27 you still want to use a degree of caution and have everybody ready and on their toes to go lankford says crews are playing it by ear when it comes to snow later in the week in north carolina - road crews are also preparing for winter weather. in elizabeth city and dare county - crews are putting down a special liquid solution on the roads so they
in other parts of the state - crews are putting a mixture of salt and sand on bridges and overpasses. crews are on standby - keeping an eye on things tonight. you can track the latest radar - on the newschannel three vipir app. you can also get the latest forecasts - and the latest weather alerts during the storm. our meteorologists are also working around the clock to keep you updated with video forecasts. to download it -- go to w-t-k-r- dot-com-slash- app - it s free! new details newschannel three s brendan ponton joins us now from little creek with the latest on reports of a threat there - brendan - the investigation tied up traffic on shore drive and independence for quite some time! we know tonight one person has been detained for questioning related to a bomb threat here around gate five of j-e-b little creek tonight. this investigation shut down shore drive tonight for about three hours.
drive tonight as police investigate a suspicious package at j-e-b little creek. the call came in at five of the base. according to the f-b-i -- several different departments handled this investigation -- including virginia beach police. one person has detained for questioning. it )s not clear right now exactly what their role was in all of this. the base and shore drive reopened tonight about three hours after this all started. early in the investigation. the base tonight is operating normally. live in vb, bp nc3. in norfolk that city s treasurer went in front of a federal judge today - as he answered to corruption charges. anthony burfoot entered a not guilty plea. the federal prosecutor says there are 40 to 50 boxes of evidence against him. he )s accused of using his position as a city official to make
prosecutors say he would get cash, car payments and even appliances for helping local businessmen. some city leaders want him to step aside while the case plays out. 06:28 why should he dignify these allegations by stepping aside as if he did something wrong burfoot s lawyer says the charges are politically motivated. the 48 year old has been serving the city of norfolk since 2002 as a councilman - then a vice mayor and now as city treasurer. his trial is set to begin in may. norfolk police need your help taking action against crime: he )s wanted for two probation violations. one is connected to an indecent liberties charge from 2009. the victim was a 10- year-old girl. 21:15:25 we need to get this man off the street, this is a bad man, if he )s willing to do this with a juvenile, then he s willing to do pretty much anything, so we need to put him in jail as quickly as possible and we can only do that with the public s help right now
the other probation violation is in connection to a charge of distributing or possessing with the intent to distribute marijuana. if you know where he is -- call the crime line at 1-888- lock-u-up. new details it )s official now---great bridge high school standout justin upton is now a very wealthy detroit tiger. we first told you about this yesterday----here he is inking the deal. upton signed his six--year deal with the tigers -- worth more than 132 million dollars. the twenty-eight- year-old from chesapeake will wear number 8. he )ll make a little more than 22 million dollars a year -- and has the option to walk away from the deal after year two. tracking snow....we are tracking not just one but two systems that could bring us a chance of snow. also - a new chapter for a local vet - and his long lost love on the other side of the world.
a live look now at a traffic camera in northern virginia - they re getting a lot more snow and ice up there tonight - state police report more than 100- crashes. here at home... new details a love story 70 years in the making is taking a major turn. in november we told you how a virginia beach world war two veteran reconnected with his girlfriend from the war through skype. well now -- the two will be reconnecting in person. newschannel 3 s allison mechanic has the exciting news. 5:13:35 that is the first thing i am going to do, im going to give her a squeeze. norwood thomas
joyce durrant a squeeze for 70 years. now he only has to wait a few more weeks. 5:03:07 i found out that the aircraft tickets are set up on february 8th - norwood and his son steve are flying to australia for more than two weeks so that norwood can be reunited with his long lost love from world war two. 5:21:55 i am going to a world that i have never seen and meeting a woman that i havent seen in 70 years. norwood, a member of the 101st airborne division met joyce while he was stationed in england during the war - they planned to marry but the war and life afterwards kept them apart. until a simple internet search. 5:04:50 to me, to think that just the fact that this womans son contacted me and it ballooned into what it has is fantastic laughs that contact led to norwood and joyce reuniting through skype. their story
go fund me page to reconnect the two in person. and air new zeland took it a step further by offering to pay for norwood and his son s roundtrip flights to australia. 5:19:17 alli: did you ever think this chance would come? norwood: no, never did. while norwood is excited to make the journey to australia -- he is feeling some other things too. 5:07:43 alli: are you nervous to see her in person? norwood: a little bit. 70 years apart is a long time, and at the time it was very intense, and it took awhile for that to die and we will find out if it died completely. since he still has feelings for her after all these years. 5:15:53 alli: is there still a spark on your end? norwood: im afraid there is. and knows that this trip could just set him up for heart break -- again. 5:17:40 we may feel the attraction for each other, but there will be another separation and that separation may be forever. thomas says he is keeping those thoughts in the
counting down the days until he can finally be reunited with joyce in person. in virginia beach im allison mechanic newschannel 3. on the military watch-- test results from drinking water at the fentress training air field in chesapeake show higher than normal levels of contamination. n-a-s oceana commanding officer lou shager made the announcement today after test results on the water came back showing two different types of p-f-c chemicals. the navy uses p-f-c s in foam used to fight fires. the e-p-a does not require action to be taken for the levels tested. but shager says the navy is taking preventive steps
officials say they )re working with the city of chesapeake and state officials to ensure the people who live outside of the base were not affected. a suspicious taco order may have been the last piece of evidence that led authorities to joaquin guzman....better known as "el chapo." that s according to a report in "the new york times." moments before police raided a home they believed belonged to the mexican drug lord... authorities say a big order of tacos got picked up two blocks away by a man driving a white van... officials say the van resembled one they thought belonged to one of joaquin guzman s associates. hours later... marines stormed the compound... then eventually found guzman on a highway heading out of town. patrick open tracking snow....we are tracking not just one but two
the first system moves in tonight from the west. it will be a quick shot of snow as this system moves through. some areas could see anywhere from a dusting to half inch of snow accumulations. otherwise, expect mostly cloudy skies with overnight lows in the 20s. we )re tracking a much larger system for friday and saturday that could bring us snow but also some rain. ultimately, how much snow we see will all depend on the precise track of this storm. so let )s talk about it. we )re keeping an eye on an area of low pressure that move into the area from the southwest. as this system moves into some very cold air already in place, any precipitation that develops will first fall as snow early on friday. then, during the day, as low pressure moves over the area, it will drive in slightly warmer temperatures, which will cause the snow to transition into rain. once the low exits the coast by saturday, colder air will wrap around the backside of the low, causing any rain to transition back to snow. the highest snowfall amounts will likely be in the richmond area. however, some areas across hampton roads and ne north
so how much snow are we talking about friday and saturday? for the peninsulas, we could see anywhere between 4 and 6 inches of snow. however, some higher amounts are possible in those communities, specifically the middle peninsula and the northern neck. southside, the eastern shore and parts of north carolina could see anywhere from 2 and 4 inches of snow. the outer banks will see less snowfall potential. depend on the precise track of stay tuned. most of the wintry weather will be gone by sunday, giving way to mostly to partly cloudy skies. it will be slick though. we )ll see more sun on monday with highs in
we have some more school delays to tell you about right now. hertford - and edenton- chowan schools in north carolina are all 2-hours late. northampton county north carolina - and gates county schools are also running on a (two ( hour delay tomorrow. you can always find school delays and closings at wtkr dot com. ahead at 11 - the church that threatens hell - in the form of a voicemail message - if you don t join its congregation. also - the preemies who refuse to let go of each other.
this is video from june - when dozens had to betreated for heat exhaustion at a newport news event. experts say last year was more than 20-percent warmer than 2014. they say a strong el nino weather pattern fueled the record-breaking heat. new at 11 intimidation, or an innovative way to get people interested in a northern california church? tthis church is sending out phone messages that say folks are going to hell - if they don t join. ben deci spoke to the man behind the messages. most of us are familiar with the way most christian churches advertise themselves. then there )s this: nats - you heard it right... that s a robo call promising hell... eternal damnation... sot - "i was surprised to hear hat i was going to hell." if you don t join one particular church. a telephone church. sot - "i was offended in one way.. angry in another way." tim and melissa wright got the call i their home phone, in lodi.
marketing campaign by a man named pastor ramon wilson. and he makes no apologies. sot - you that you words.. the words of the people of god are supposed to be as sharp as a double edge sword." wilson believes the practice of throughout history... and he believes he )s been blessed by god uniquely to see the corruption, and fix it. sot - "everyone knows that christmas is a known pagan holiday. it s a tree worshiping holiday." but the call didn t make melissa wright-p&curious about the church... -it made her mad. sot - "it s unacceptable having someone robo call me and tell me i m going to hell if i don )t join it." sot - "when jesus and his disciples went around telling people they need to repent... they did nothing but cold calling. they walked up to stranger and told