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the interstate - covered in snow and ice. here in hampton roads - the story right now - the rain! it )ll be heavy at times overnight. but patrick says more snow is on the way. so right now - let )s go to chief meteorologist patrick rockey with more on what we can expect in the next 24-48 hours. tracking rain, snow, wind and flooding....the newschannel 3 storm team continues to track a major winter storm through our area, with impacts tonight through part of the weekend. as we move through our early friday evening, snow will continue to fall across parts of the peninsulas and the eastern shore before all of the snow comes to an end and rain overspreads the area. the rain could be heavy at times tonight through early saturday, so keep that in mind. now, with the rain moving in, that means temperatures will be warming up, too. in fact, we )re expecting temperatures to-p&rise into the mid 40s by-p&saturday morning.
but there will be some breaks with the rain from time to time as the center of the storm pushes just offshore. high temperatures will be in the mid 40s in the morning, then fall into the mid 30s by afternoon, just in time for more snow showers to move in on the backside of the storm. while some accumulations are possible on grassy areas, it may be tough for a lot of the snow to stick to the pavement because most of our temperatures should be above freezing in wake of the rain. we ll keep an eye on it through the day. by sunday, while some slick spots will be possible by morning, most of the wintry weather and rain will be gone. in fact, we ll see decreasing clouds and highs in the mid 30s. more sunshine is on tap for monday with highs in the upper 40s. we ll be back in the mid 50s by tuesday. rain moves back in by wednesday. in addition to the snow and rain, we will see very strong winds. winds will start to crank up on today with gusts to near 40 mph. gusts could reach to 40+ mph on saturday and sunday. winds will start from the ne but shift to the north. this could
flooding issues, especially for parts of the southside. watch out for flooding during times of high tide. for sewells point that is 8:30 am and 8:49 pm on saturday and 9:14 am and 9:32 pm on sunday. our live storm team coverage continues now newschannel three s allison mechanic joins us now live from downtown norfolk. allison -with folks hunkering down---i )m sure you found some delivery people who were pretty busy tonight!
roads here in downtown norfolk are slick tonight. and that is the case for all of the city. crews have been spreading salt and sand on bridges and overpasses throughout the night but there were still plenty of accidents. which is why they are urging drivers to stay off the roads if they can -- but for delivery drivers -- that isn t an option-p&-- though one business has-p&found ways to make their jobs -p&safer.-p&-p&6:25:23 -- hot pizza hot out of -p&the -p&oven nat -- 6:25:24 - oven-p&closing and into the freezing -p&cold temperatures. delivery drivers at granby pizza in downtown norfolk know that when the temperatures drop -- their business picks up. 6:17:55 friday and saturday we are always open till 11 whether it rain or snows or storms peter freda owns granby pizza. for the last 10 years -- he has seen his fair share of storms -- and today s was no different. 6:19:10 we are always open and my staff knows it too. they know me. they know we are going to be open, even if i have to pick them up. in this go-pro video --from a granby pizza delivery man )s perspective-- you can see the messy conditions they have to drive through in downtown norfolk. but that doesn t stop drivers who face the elements so that customers don t have to. 6:17:37 today has been very busy, we started off doing business to business a lot
they feed their staff first and then residential in the evening. according to freda -- the store s delivery carts are what-p&give them an edge while -p&traveling in a winter storm. 6:19:40 the carts are easy to drive through the snow they handle the snow very well and while most of granby pizza s customers choose not to test the slushy roads tonight -- there are still some who took a risk in order to get dinner. customer 6:39:21 we live in virginia beach and it was worth the trip to come in and get the pizza with more rain and snow in our future its possible for road conditions out here to get even worse. crews are working around the clock in all cities to clean up the roads but there will still be slick spots so they ask for you to exercise caution if you find yourself on the roads this weekend. in norfolk im allison mechanic newschannel 3.
nearly two dozen firefighters battled a house fire on glen oak drive in norfolk this evening. that )s off philpotts road and tidewater drive. we )re told there were no working smoke detectors in the home. tonight- five people are spending the night with family members in the area. no one was seriously hurt - no word what caused this fire. if you don )t have to be out on the roads - stay home! that - from state police tonight - troopers have responded to nearly 850- crashes across the commonwealth - that )s including one on route 17-where one person died. police say he lost control of his car and struck a tree. state police responded to more than 270 crashes in hampton roads, amtrak is canceling or modifying service to the northeast all weekend. trains in and out of norfolk and newport news won )t run until sunday. trains headed in or out
and people hoping to travel from points in virginia are out of luck. best bet - as always - keep a close eye on the conditions and make nececessary changes in your travel plans before you get to the station. our live storm team coverage continues now in hampton newschannel three s kelly rule is there - kelly - how s the rain you re seeing now mixing with the aftermath from today )s snow storm? hey guys -- describe conditions 13;04;45 the roads are pretty bad i
i m driving pretty slow out here, trying to get home safe slick and slippery -- and in some places -- icy. some dangerous road conditions -- that made a busy day for police across hampton roads. this afternoon alone -- state police say they responded to hundreds of crashes -- and dozens of disabled vehicles on the interstates. in just hampton -- at one point this afternoon -- city police say they were called to (forty-eight ( crashes. 09;20 ones that don t have trucks i say stay off the road, if you don t have nowhere to go or have no reason to be out on the road i wouldn )t be out on it that )s why steve english -- says his family hit the grocery store in hampton -- earlier this week. but many -- waited until today. this abc liquor store off of cunningham drive -- said they had 4-thousand dollars worth of purchases -- in just one hour this afternoon. 59;17 coming here stocking up on some liquor got my favorite brand, barnes gin 53;20 there was lines wrapped around the store, probably 75 to 100 people in here alcohol -- was definitely a snowstorm priority -- but some customers -- were stocking
01;16 my boyfriend is actually at walmart right now getting us water, canned goods, and a little bit of extra food and snacks just in case we get stuck in, can t just have liquor got to have some real food too whether it )s with just food -- just alcohol -- or all of the above -- one thing many agreed on today -- all plans this weekend -- will be behind closed doors. 01;49 staying in the house all day, staying safe 09;56 if you don )t have to go out, stay in, hunker down and enjoy the weekend and that )s exactly what police across hampton roads are asking everyone to do -- stay inside. for those that do have to go out -- they recommend giving yourself plenty of time to travel, wiping off all the snow on your car, and of course -- driving slow. live in hampton, i m kelly rule, newschannel 3. the storm really packed a punch to the north of us--- in richmond they saw about six inches of snow-- with more on the way. our storm team coverage continues with reporter jon burkett from our sister
chesterfield county tonight. right now there s a lull in the storm there was sleet earlier now it has gone to just a few snowflakes-- earlier there was a problem with wind and they expect more of that later on tonight into tomorrow morning snow crews are going up and down the main roads trying to get as much snow off the roadways as they can before round two hits on saturday va state police as of 7pm telling us there s been more than 800 crashes statewide and they continue to work to get people out of ditches and off the streets working for you in chesterfield county, virginia. jon burkett - back to you patrick tease
a shooting tonight in norfolk - police found the victim on greenleaf drive around 9-30. they believe this person will survive. no word on a suspect or a motive at this hour. also in norfolk - an armed robbery suspect is on the run. police say he held up a shell gas station on chesapeake boulevard around nine tonight. they say he was wearing a mask and a hoodie during the holdup. no one was hurt. ahead at 11 - a ski trip cancelled - because there s too much snow? also - a complaint about kids playing basketball in the street. it )s how officers responded - headlines. newschannel three viewers are helping us tell the weather story tonight - here )s some great video of horses running in the snow - this is at the little point. and little william had a blast in the his new snow suit. he )s all smiles. send your snow photos to desk
plows, and crews out during the winter storm. it the area. state police say they responded to more than 120 or updated number crashes today.vdot has a command center set up in virginia beach where they watch about 300 traffic cameras. sot kenneth coody -- vdot 19:51 snow is king when snow is coming that )s all we focus on aubrey transportation 25:40 its going to be a rough 24 or 36 hours and i would encourage people who dont have to drive to stay off the roads vdot says the command center will be operational for the duration of the storm. new at 11 the snowy conditions are great for local ski shops but you have to be able to get the skiers safely to the slopes. ski world in va beach did a brisk business today with lots of people buying gear for the ski resorts. snowshoe west virginia, a favorite for hampton roads skiiers... got a foot of snow today with 2-3 feet expected this weekend. ski world had a bus load of skiiers
to snowshoe but had to cancel it due to the dangerous road conditions on the mountain. the store has another bus trip planned for next weekend and those who didn )t get to ski this weekend can go on that trip or get their money back. patrick announce tracking rain, snow, wind and flooding....the newschannel 3 storm team continues to track a major winter storm through our area, with impacts tonight through part of the weekend. as we move through our early friday evening, snow will continue to fall across parts of the peninsulas and the eastern shore before all of the snow comes to an end and rain overspreads the area. the rain could be heavy at times tonight through early saturday, so keep that in mind.
that means temperatures will be warming up, too. in fact, we )re expecting temperatures to-p&rise into the mid 40s by-p&saturday morning. we )ll likely start saturday with scattered rain. but there will be some breaks with the rain from time to time as the center of the storm pushes just offshore. high temperatures will be in the mid 40s in the morning, then fall into the mid 30s by afternoon, just in time for more snow showers to move in on the backside of the storm. while some accumulations are possible on grassy areas, it may be tough for a lot of the snow to stick to the pavement because most of our temperatures should be above freezing in wake of the rain. we ll keep an eye on it through the day. by sunday, while some slick spots will be possible by morning, most of the wintry weather and rain will be gone. in fact, we ll see decreasing clouds and highs in the mid 30s. more sunshine is on tap for monday with highs in
we ll be back in the mid 50s by tuesday. rain moves back in by wednesday. in addition to the snow and rain, we will see very strong winds. winds will start to crank up on today with gusts to near 40 mph. gusts could reach to 40+ mph on saturday and sunday. winds will start from the ne but shift to the north. this could create some coastal and tidal flooding issues, especially for parts of the southside. watch out for flooding during times of high tide. for sewells point that is 8:30 am and 8:49 pm on saturday and 9:14 am and 9:32 pm
newschannel 3 will continue covering the storm on air and online. join blaine, myles, kristen and jessica tomorrow morning starting at six for special storm coverage. we )ll show you what to expect on the roads and how this winter storm is hitting hampton roads. breaking news breaking news tonight in newport news - they re investigating the death of a woman found on forest lake court. they found the woman shortly after 10-tonight. so far - no word how she died - we have a crew on the way - we )ll bring you more on newschannel three tomorrow morning starting at six. new at 11 a florida officer s response to a noise complaint is going viral. someone from gainsville called in to report a group of kids playing basketball. the officer approached the kids - told them about the complaint - then said he has no problem with them. then the officer joined in on the game. the video ends with the gainsville
hello and welcome to the locker room sponsored by your hampton roads chevy dealers, i )m kurt williams--- and i m beverly kidd -- we have made it to championship weekend in the n-f-l. in the n- f-c we )ve got two teams having great seasons. in the a-f-c- it )s two legendary quarterbacks peyton manning and tom brady -- going at it - for possibly the final time. brady and the pats made it to the a-f-c championship for the 10th time in the last 15 seasons. by beating the the kansas city chiefs. brady -- will have his best weapons--- julian edleman is heathly -- and rob gronkowski is healed up. the broncos again seem to have the steelers number in the playoffs -- peyton manning didn )t look great -- but denver )s defense did. causing a key turnover late that sealed the game. the most unbeleivable finishes to a playoff game this year came in the arizona desert -- aaron rodgers and the packers down seven -- last play of the game.
rodgers spins to the outside -- lets it go -- gets knocked down - had time to get back up -- and see jeff janis -- answer his prayers --- the extra point would make it 20-20 so we re tied up -- headed into-p&overtime. check out this coin flip -- sort of -- the coin never flipped. aaron rodgers spotted it -- and a re-flip was ordered. the outcome -- the cards get to start with the ball -- packers with the pressure -- but the cement footed carson palmer manages to escape. -- runs right -- throws left -- to a wide open larry fitzgerald -- he turns it up field --- weaves in and out of the packers dee -- he d go 75 yards being brought down inside the five yard line -- the cardinals would score two plays later.. sending green bay - packing till next season. don t worry panther fans we didn )t forget about you -- the cardiac cats - coming up up -- plus the new rule coach rivera
nfl m-v-p cam newton and the panthers made short work of the seahawks --- jumping out to a 31 to nothing lead early -- that was too deep of a hole for russell wilson to climb out of. there is no team hotter in the league right now -- since december of 20-14 -- the panthers have won 21 games -- while losing just two. welcome back inside the hampton
you know when you re on a streak like the panthers are on --- you don t want to jinx it --- you ve got your rabbits foot on you, you re making sure not to spill any salt --- or step on a sidewalk crack panthers coach ron rivera is taking it a step further --- banning his players from stepping on -- hoverboards. great bridge high school standout justin upton is now a very wealthy detroit tiger. upton signed his six--year deal with the tigers -- worth more than 132 million dollars. the
chesapeake will wear number 8. and make a little over 22 million dollars a year. its a college basketball triple header this saturday starting at noon. first up its georgetown at connecticut in an old big east match-up. then at two -- an acc battle -- the duke blue devils bus-it-down the durham freeway to highway 40 -- taking on the wolfpack at n-c- state. at four its a pack-twelve showdown -- ucla at oregon. that s this saturday on newschannel three starting at noon. the afc championship game gets started at three - sunday right here on newschannel three. --- peyton manning and the broncos -- hosting tom brady and the patriots. the cardinals have won 14 games this season --- but still have to on on the road -- taking on the sixteen and one carolina panthers. that
the biggest game of the year is just around the corner! and you can catch all the action right here on newschannel three. our very own makenzie walter will be in san francisco with full coverage of everything super bowl. and we want to know-- are you going to the game? if you are-- be sure to follow us on twitter at w-t-k- r-three and use our hashtag s-b 50 w-t-k-r. that is all for the locker room show tonight. thanks for tuning in. let s go back to patrick with a last look at the forecast.
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