Good morning! It's Wednesday, October 31. This is Christine Nelson with your first look at the stories we're covering when you turn on WBTV News This Morning. We're on now until 7 a.m.
Superstorm Sandy: We're on your side with live, team coverage this morning of Sandy's aftermath here in North Carolina. WBTV's Steve Ohnesorge and Cam Man Ron Lee are already in Watauga County. They say more snowfall fell overnight for the mountain counties. Is there a safety concern for travelers and the possibility of power outages? They'll answer those questions for you throughout the morning. Plus, more schools are closed this morning again so we will run down the list.
Airline passengers will be getting some relief this morning. Most flights out of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport will resume today! There are some airports in the northeast still out of pocket though. We'll show you the damage to one of the biggest airports in New York City.
Plus there is new and pretty incredible video being fed into our newsroom on the devastation from Sandy. From trees toppling, to water rescues of people stuck in their flooded out homes. We know President Obama will be touring the northeast today. He'll be doing it alongside one of his biggest adversaries too.
Oh yes and it's Halloween today! Many kids are anticipating a fun night trick or treating! We have some information to share with parents about the things they should NOT do so the holiday isn't ruined for their little one. WBTV's Astrid Martinez is on your side to explain.
Meteorologist Al Conklin and Tonya Rivens has your weather and traffic updates every 10 minutes to get you out the door on time!
See you on the air,