South Charlotte: Neighbors pull driver from burning car

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OVERNIGHT: An amazing effort by neighbors saved a driving from a burning car. It happened in south Charlotte where an accident caused the car to go up in flames. We have information on how the driver lost control and video of the aftermath. WBTV's Cam Man Ron Lee will be live with all the details.

WEATHER ALERT: The rain is steadily coming down at this hour. If you're not getting rain where you live it's possible you'll be driving on some wet roads. That's pales in comparison to what's happening in the midwest where they are seeing some volatile conditions like tornadoes. Is that system making its way here?? Al Conklin is the most meteorologist in the morning to answer that question. He's pinpointing what will be happening where you live.

What would you do if someone was charging at you with a knife? It's life or death situations all Charlotte police officers have to think about. WBTV's Astrid Martinez got rare behind-the-scenes access to their training.

Also, someone in South Carolina is sitting on 2 million dollars. Have you checked your Powerball tickets twice? We also have details on the sole winner who will be walking away with more than 590 million dollars for matching all the numbers.

See you on the air!