ALERT: WBTV Meteorologists watching forecast for possible black ice from overnight rain, snowfall; Deadly animal clinic fire

Good Monday morning! It's February 20 and there is a lot to cover this morning. It's Christine Nelson with your first look at what we're talking about on WBTV News This Morning from 4:30-7 a.m.

We're on your side with the most reliable weather coverage this morning. Parts of our area had snow. There was also rain and sleet in other areas and with us hovering around freezing or colder that could be an issue on your commute! We'll have team coverage with live reports from Mecklenburg County, Salisbury, the foothills and the mountain counties so you know what's happening outside your door. You'll want to stay with us through the 6 a.m. hour because things could change at a moment's notice.

As many as nine dogs were killed when a veterinarian office went up in flames in Salisbury. We'll show you the scene and hear from the investigator who explains why this is a big loss for the community.

Plus, WBTV's Kristen Hampton has a great story about two women's personal experiences that has them advocating for hospital patients who can't fight for themselves.

Remember to watch through our 6 a.m. hour for the most up-to-date weather and traffic updates.

See you on the air!