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Posted: Sat Jul 14 06:01:17 PDT 2018
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morning.... the time is now.... alan we're off to a clear start. but it seems like for the past week we've had heat and pop up storms. every-single-day.. what can we expect today? this saturday morning begins with temperatures in the middle and lower-70s across much of northeast mississippi. a few isolated showers managed to continue even into the late overnight hours. there could be an isolated light shower present as we head through the first-half of the morning and into the late-morning. the best chances for rain, however, will exist during the afternoon and early evening. by best chance, i mean a slight chance with shower and storm coverage peaking at about 20%. this means most of northeast mississippi will stay dry and the focus will be on the heat as opposed to any storms that may try to develop. that developing story is out of tupelo.. one person injured, another is in custody..as police continue to investigatea shooting.. police rushed to a neighborhood at north green and lockridge streets just before 6 p.m friday.. officials say it appears to be a domestic dispute... the victim and suspects name have not been released... in amory police continue to look for a person they say is responsible for a shooting a man in late june... this morning the victim's mother is pleading for the gunman to come forward... w-t-v-a's daniella oropeza spoke exclusively with the victims mother, and has the story... good spirits...he is out of the hospital but he continues to receive treatment for his injuries...if you have any information on this case, contact amory police... an alcorn county correctional officer, now finds herself on the wrong side of the law... she's beencharged with allegedly bringing contraband into the jail... arrested is40 year old angela salmon of corinth... the sheriff says officers followed a tip and searched salmon's vehicle when she got to work... officers discovered items including phones, phone cards and several bottles of alcohol... the investigation is ongoing as investigatorsattempt to identify any inmates or other people involved... a man originally accused of shooting into a car with children inside, is now behind bars again... this time for a different crime... vardaman's police chief says jeffrey townsend of fultonis now in jail in itawamba county... police saytownsend's parole officer couldn't find him,, but tracked him down in tupelo on thursday... townsend's new chargeisbeing a convicted felon with a gun and violating his parole... the time is now: you're getting a live look through our high definition tupelo tower cam. as you get up and maybe go for a morning scroll, walk the dog. it's already feeling muggy outside alan. this saturday morning begins with temperatures in the middle and lower-70s across much of northeast mississippi. a few isolated showers managed to continue even into the late overnight hours. there could be an isolated light shower present as we head through the first-half of the morning and into the late-morning. the best chances for rain, however, will exist during the afternoon and early evening. by best chance, i mean a slight chance with shower and storm coverage peaking at about 20%. this means most of northeast mississippi will stay dry and the focus will be on the heat as opposed to any storms that may try to develop. funeral services for a prominent tupelo business owner... 70 year old bob knight died last saturday while on vacation in thecaribbean with his family... a memorial service is set for 3-p-m at the orchard church in tupelo... graveside services will follow in lee memorial park... the store... todd's big star, will closetoday from 1 to 5 p-m..to allow employees to attend the funeral a noxubee county business is picking up the pieces after a fire... several fire departments responded to shuqualak lumber company's shavings plant thursday. video from the scene shows a large elevated hopper on fire... the macon beacon reports that the fire was out by midnight. no injuries were reported.. students and faculty at ole miss need to be aware of a boil water notice this morning.. the boil water notice is for all campus buildings at the university of mississippi's oxford campus. this includes residence halls, office buildings, academic buildings, and athletic venues. this does not include the jackson avenue center. those affected should boil their water for at least one minute before use. those unable to boil their water should use bottled water until the notice is lifted. in starkville... city utilities have suspended work along highway 12 near campus for this weekend.. crews began working at the intersection of hwy 12 spring st friday morning... workershave been investigating a possible water leak... starkville utilities says they will be postponing the project until next monday morning... noxubee county residents need to be awareof some ongoing road work. the work takes place between dale road and tarlton road, just south of brooksville... andbetween highway 45 north and county road 245, just north of brooksville... the mississippi department of transportation says work could take as much as two months to complete... some traffic delays may be expected... still ahead two south mississippi firefighters are recovering this morning, after battling this blaze. coming up find out how the latest in their recovery... plus what mexico's president is saying about trade and migrant families being separated at the border this saturday morning begins with temperatures in the middle and lower-70s across much of northeast mississippi. a few isolated showers managed to continue even into the late overnight hours. there could be an isolated light shower present as we head through the first-half of the morning and into the late-morning. the best chances for rain, however, will exist during the afternoon and early evening. by best chance, i mean a slight chance with shower and storm coverage peaking at about 20%. this means most of northeast mississippi will stay dry and the focus will be on the heat as opposed to any storms that may try to develop. a gulfport man is behind bars, after police say he fired shots at his former workplace. johnnie lee fulton is accused of firing shots inside warren paving... police say that's where the 55 year old used to work.. they say he was fired from the construction company recently.. no one was injured inthe friday morningshooting... fulton surrendered after being charged in the incident. tworidgeland firefighters are recovering after being hurt in a blaze.. this is the massive fire at an apartment complex overnight in ridgeland... fire officials say more than 24 units were destroyed in the blaze... the ridgeland firechiefsays one firefightermay have broken his foot,, and the other was hit by debris and hurt his ribs... both were taken to the hospital and are expected to be ok... investigators are still trying to find out what caused the fire. a mississippi fugitive wanted in the murder of his wife is captured more than 16-hundred miles away. federal authorities arrested charles bowman thursday in utah,at a campground two hours north of salt lake city... the 61-year-old bowman has been the subject of a manhunt since the end of june.... when deputies found the remains of his wife, kathleen bowman on the couple's property in pearl river county.. he is charged with first- degree murder and a woman who was struck by lighting in huntsville alabama two weeks ago has died lightning hit 73-year-old jo somerswhile she was inspecting some construction workback on june 28th... somers was a local civil engineer and was standing under a tree when the lightning struck... mexican president enrique pena nieto's office says he asked a u-s delegation led by secretary of state mike pompeo to quickly reunite migrant families separated at the border. a statement from the presidency says he called for "a permanent alternative that prioritizes the well-being and rights of minors." he also emphasized his government's willingness to continue renegotiating the north american free trade agreement with a goal of reaching a deal "as quickly as possible." a baby died after being injured in a tornado in north dakota.. coming up more on what else that storm did to the area... a destructive monsoon storm hammered the phoenix area,,, dark clouds and dust appeared in casa grande, about an hour outside of the city.... the wall of dust caused visibility to drop below one fourth of a mile... a tornado that ripped through parts of northern north dakota took the life of a 1-week- old... mckenzie county officials say at least 27 others were also injured... sheriff's officials say the storm caused heavy damage to some areas. some businesses were completely leveled. the storm also left widespread power outages throughout the region. parts interstate m-26 in michiganis impassable due to flooding... in the past month municipalities have been struggling just to reopen roads that were washed out across the county. after father's day floods... many places work crews patched over the past few weeks... are washed out once again. the time is now: lets check in with meteorologistalan matthew for a closer look at the severe weather authority forecast this saturday morning begins with temperatures in the middle and lower-70s across much of northeast mississippi. a few isolated showers managed to continue even into the late overnight hours. there could be an isolated light shower present as we head through the first-half of the morning and into the late-morning. the best chances for rain, however, will exist during the afternoon and early evening. by best chance, i mean a slight chance with shower and storm coverage peaking at about 20%. this means most of northeast mississippi will stay dry and the focus will be on the heat as opposed to any storms that may try to develop. excessive heat advisories will go into effect by mid-morning for much of the area and will remain in effect until around 8 pm this saturday evening. heat advisories are issued when the heat index is anticipated to reach the 105 to 109 range for at least a few hours. the northern-half of our area will likely reach that threshold today and that is why the advisories are in place. basically, if you are planning to be outdoor between roughly 9 am and 8 pm today, you should do the following: remember you can always keep up with the forecast anytime using the wtva weather app... it gives you access to interactive radar.. temperatures... and keeps you up to date with any watches or warnings... plus the latest video forecast... and you can submit your pictures to us. the wtva weather app is free and available now for all apple and android smartphones and tablets when we come back find out how you can help this fluffy feline... welcome back... he may be eatingtoo much lasagna, but a cat they now call "garfield" is tipping the scales at around 30 pounds. the chubby kitty is in a dog kennel at an arkansas shelter because he's too big for the cat kennels. kennel supervisor says this might be the first time they've had a cat that big come into the shelter. the real life garfield cat is being put on a diet immediately and is looking for a new home. if you're a green bay fan, this next story may get you hype for football season... packers quarterback aaron rodgershad some fun with golf fans friday.... at the par 3 16th hole, green bay packers quarterback aaron rodgers airs it out deep... and one brave fan almost makes the catch of the summer as he dives into the cold water.... looks like they were dealing with some cooler weather in that video this saturday morning begins with temperatures in the middle and lower-70s across much of northeast mississippi. a few isolated showers managed to continue even into the late overnight hours. when we return find out what tupelo police say may have led to this shooting here are the top stories we're working on at this hour... one person injured, another is in custody..as police continue to investigatea shooting in tupelo. it happenedat north green and lockridge streets just before 6 p.m friday.. officials say it appears to be a domestic dispute... amory police are investigating a shooting that left this man injured. his mother is pleading for the shooter to come forward. police say they know the identity of the person but are not releasing a name... the time is now: lets check in with meteorologistalan matthew for a closer look at the severe weather authority forecast.. as you get up and head out this morning... this saturday morning begins with temperatures in the middle and lower-70s good news for some local firefighters... several north mississippi fire departments will share in grant money available from the federal emergency management agency... more than 330-thousand dollars will be split between columbus, southaven and tupelo... the grants are being made as part of the assistance to firefighters program.... some of the funds will be used to exhaust capture systems to fire-stations.... to keep firefighters safe from diesel fumes. the salvation army in tupelo is making progress on a new building that should make things easier for those who need help. the foundation was laid friday on that building, whichwill house 50 individuals as well assix families... familieswill soon beable to stay together regardless of age... they couldn't do that in the previous shelter... construction crews are also renovating the older building and creating two family rooms... mississippi's american red cross volunteers and staff willwork together next weekfor a hurricane response simulation. officials plan to rehearse its 120 hour timeline for emergency response... the time line starts with evacuations... and continues to the response after landfall... exercise activities will take place in long beach and gulfport starting wednesdayjuly 18th... it's your last chance to catch the saw mill festival in calhoun county ... thisis the 28th year for the festival. festival goers had the chance to enjoy some live music, some local arts and crafts, and plenty of food. the time is now: you're getting a live look through our high definition tupelo tower cam. lets check in with meteorologistalan matthew for a closer look at the severe weather authority forecast this saturday morning begins with temperatures in the middle and lower-70s across much of northeast mississippi. a few isolated showers managed to continue even into the late overnight hours. there could be an isolated light shower present as we head through the first-half of the morning and into the late-morning. the best chances for rain, however, will exist during the afternoon and early evening. by best chance, i mean a slight chance with shower and storm coverage peaking at about 20%. this means most of northeast mississippi will stay dry and the focus will be on the heat as opposed to any storms that may try to develop. remember you can always keep up with the forecast anytime using the wtva weather app... it gives you access to interactive radar.. temperatures... and keeps you up to date with any watches or warnings... plus the latest video forecast... and you can submit your pictures to us. the wtva weather app is free and available now for all apple and android smartphones and tablets and dozens of kids geared up friday in tupelo for a different kind of rodeo. the junior auxiliary held their catch kids rodeo, but instead of riding bulls around an area, they rode bikes. around 50 kids rode around the haven acres boys and girls club. the children visited different stations around the building to learn about traffic safety rules. also happening friday evening former miss tupelo, now miss mississippi, made her homecoming . asya branch returned to her home town of booneville this weekend for the first time since winning the state title last month. a dinner was held in her honor. branch will compete in this year's miss america pageant in september on a-b-c wtva. visitors to one college stadium will soon be getting "moor" bang for their buck. mississippi state university's athletic department released information about its "hashtag moor value" campaign. visitors to davis wade stadium will now see drastically lower prices at the concession stands. the university says this campaign is for all home venues. we're one month away from this year's dance like the stars... andwtva's very ownwayne hereford isdusting offhis dancing shoes... the event benefits the boys and girls club of north mississippi... the dancer with the best routine is crowned dance champion... while the dancer who raises the most money earns the title of grand champion... to donate on behalf of wayne... visit the boys and girls clubs of north mississippi website... that link is on your screen... tickets are available for purchase... we'd like to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket for the st-jude dream home giveaway... and while all tickets have been reserved, youstill havea chance to win something. the open house is set for the first weekend of august... there-- people will have the chance to win a 10-thousand dollar shopping spree at room- to-room... registration is free... the drawing for the home is august 30th... are you waiting until fall to take your next vacation.. coming up i'll tell you why that may cost you more cash... this saturday morning begins with temperatures in the middle and lower-70s across much of northeast mississippi. a few isolated showers managed to continue even into the late overnight hours. there could be an isolated light shower present as we head through the first-half of the morning and into the late-morning. the best chances for rain, however, will exist during the afternoon and early evening. by best chance, i mean a slight chance with shower and storm coverage peaking at about 20%. this means most of northeast mississippi will stay dry and the focus will be on the heat as opposed to any storms that may try to develop. if you're delaying a summer getaway til fall... you may want to reconsider.... fall flyers may be in for sticker shock.... rising fuel prices mean rising ticket prices, according to consumer reports.... the organization is encouraging people looking for fall flights to book them soon. like, now.... and a warning... you should check out the fine print, for fuel surcharges.... an upcharge only shown at checkout, which could ruin an otherwise budget-friendly getaway.... and as if you needed an extra reason to get ice cream tomorrow, i know i don't... sunday is "national ice cream day". many mom and pop ice cream stores around the country,,,, as well as national outlets, including dairy queen, baskin- robbins, carvel and coldstone, are offering deals on sweet scoops.... back in 1984, president ronald reagan proclaimed july as national ice cream month,,, and the third sunday in july as national ice cream day.... another reason for me to break my diet alan... this saturday morning begins with temperatures in the middle and lower-70s across much of northeast mississippi. a few isolated showers managed to continue even into the late overnight hours. there could be an isolated light shower present as we head through the first-half of this trend will continue through most of the upcoming work week as our summer thanks for joining us.... wtva 9 news weekend today continues into the 6 o'clock hour in just a few minutes... we'll see you then...
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