WEATHER ALERT: Rain, wet roads through the morning commute; Alarming crime stats in Charlotte; Frightening night for shop employee

Good morning! It's Friday, April 6. This is Christine Nelson giving you a first look at the stories we're covering on WBTV News This Morning from 4:30 - 7 a.m.

The rain is coming down at this hour and will be during the morning commute. You know what that means...possible traffic issues on the roads! We have the most reliable weather and traffic updates in the morning every 10 minutes.

Also, we have some eye-opening stats to share with you on crime in Charlotte. Are police getting the job done protecting the city?

Plus, a terrifying day at work for an auto shop employee closing for the night. We'll tell you what happened that made his life flash right before his eyes.

Remember to tune in for the latest weather and traffic reports.

See you on the air!