GMNW FLORENCE COVERAGE 2
GMNW FLORENCE COVERAGE 2
As we he<<end>> this morning - the eyewall of hurricane florence has began to make landfall in the carlolinas.
That as we take a live look at wilmington - north carolina.
We have the latest on the massive storm - coming up on good morning northwest - dry start today but tracking some weekend rain chances - your forecast coming up.
3 from the dry and quiet on the radar.
Temps in the 40s and even a few spots down into the 30s.
3 ((toss to jade)) 3 this morning - the hurricane florence has begun to make landfall in the carolinas.
That as we take a live look at (location) at (time) the effects of florence began to be felt in the area - thursday morning - since then - we have been recieving reports of flooding and power outages throughout the atlantic coast of that region.
Those reports coming as breaking overnight -florence - which now sits at category 1 statusis storm making its presence known dumping rain - bring high winds and even overflowing rivers and now we are learning of people - just in the town of new bern - home of 30 - thousand people - first responders received more than 150 calls for help as people who did not heed authorities warnings to get out - became standed in their homes.
Many of those homes actually flooded by overflowing rivers - rather than storm surge in that town.
Now we are recieving reports that folks inland in that region so prepare for "catastropic flooding" as t massive storm makes it their way.
Those reports coming as we get the first images of the impact florence into the kapp - kvew kapp - kvew newsroom.
Our chief meteroliost been tracking florence overnight and has the latest.
Our chief meteroliost kristin walls has been tracking florence overnight and has the latest.
3 3 3 also around america this morning - at least one person is dead.
That after a series of explosions rocked the boston area thursday evening.
Those blast coming due to an apparent gas leak - leaving dozens of homes and structures damaged.
The gas leaks also causing residents in at least 3 towns in the area to flee their homes as officials worked to control the situation.
Last nights explosions also left nearly 20 - thousand people - in the dark.
Good morning to you jade, some new good morning to you jade, some new information just coming into the newsroom.
First - this morning we have an update on the case of a local teen who according to police - was hit by a car while playing basketball infront of his kennewick home.
Now we are learning - thursday - the kennewick polcie department served a search warrant at a home in the neighborhood where authorities say 17-year old kyle marboe hit by that car nearly two weeks ago.
K - p - d adds - the investigation into the case is still ongoing.
Marboe has been released from intensive care at harborview medical center and is listed in satisfactory condition.
Two artists have painted a mural of former nfl quarterback colin kaepernick in yakima.
The artist behind the murals that can be found on an alleyway on lewis street and lincoln avenue.
- alex sandoval and izaya colson included on the new instillation - the words, "believe in something.
Even i it means sacrificing everything" - based on recen - controversial nike ad featuring kaepernick.
3 thousands of people are being roped into pendleton for the round-up.
Many of them stay at wildhorse resort and casino.
The resort currently has more than 200 rooms to accomidate all their guests - wildhorse is expanding.
And now we are learning - part of a two year project includes adding a second hotel tower as well as making upgrades to their r-v park.
Since more are people packing in wildhorse is adding the latest technology including stronger wifi and usb charging plug ins.
They are also 3 adding a pool and spa for families to come back and relax after a day at the roundup.
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If your morning commute takes you over the blue bridge from pasco to richland - you might want to give yourself a few extra minutes or use the cable bridge instead.
That's because one lane of the bridge is closed southbound as you make your way across the columbia.
3 chat 3 at (time) coming up in the next half hour of good morning northwest --- northwest --- morning hour of good up in the next half at (time) coming chat 3 chat 3 at (time) coming up in the next half hour of good morning northwest --- we continue to monitor hurricane florence.
That as as the eyewall of that storm makes it way across the morning.
We have the latest - in our next half hour and - also this morning - we have an update on the case of a local teen police say was hit by a car while basketball infront of his kennewick home.
We have a update - coming up we'll be right back.
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