WEATHER ALERT: Mecklenburg County Flood Warning

Good morning! This is Christine Nelson. It's Monday, December 23. Two more days until Christmas! And we're getting soaked this morning. Here is a first look at what we're talking about on WBTV News This Morning until 7 a.m.

WEATHER ALERT: There is a flood warning for Mecklenburg County until 7:30 a.m. When I was driving in to work this morning the rain was coming down so hard, I could barely see! The rainfall will continue during the morning commute. Tune in to our weather/traffic updates every 7 minutes. Also WBTV's Astrid Martinez will be live with details on damage this weather caused overnight while you were sleeping.

Happening today: Marco Kauffman, the volunteer firefighter shot by burglars at his home, will be laid to rest today. We have also have a look ahead to what the four suspects arrested for the crime will face in court.

Are you looking for Obamacare insurance? The deadline you need to know about to have coverage by January 1st.

There is a lot more to cover this morning. Make sure you're tuning in for all your local and national news headlines.

See you on the air!