Colder Weather Ahead

Good morning!  It’s Thursday, 7 December 2017.  John Carter reporting to you from the WBTV newsroom this morning.  We’re working on a lot of stories to bring you on this morning’s newscast…hope you can join us from 4:30 – 7 AM for the area’s best, most complete, factual and accurate newscast.

Better grab your winter jacket.  Much colder weather is on the way…and we’re talking the possibility of snow!  Meteorologist Al Conklin will have Charlotte’s ONLY certified MOST ACCURATE forecast.

Overnight, four major wildfires burned out of control in southern California.  It’s a desperate situation for many…and it’s expected to grow even worse today.  We’ll have much more on what’s happening.

Mecklenburg County says it will not pay the ransom hackers are asking for after the County’s computer servers were infected.  Our Caroline Hicks will be LIVE with what the County says it plans to do in response to the ransom.

A south Charlotte family is looking for answers this morning after someone painted a hate symbol on their home.

A private burial was held last night for 3-year-old Mariah Woods, the little girl whose body was found in a creek in eastern North Carolina after she’d gone missing.

A man is recovering from serious injuries after being hit by a car in north Charlotte.  It happened on Sunset Road.

You can help make a needy child’s Christmas a lot brighter by contributing to Toys For Tots.  Our Micah Smith will be LIVE with complete details.

Plus…just a reminder…today marks the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.  Never forget.

We’ll also be watching for breaking news…and news just in…as we monitor multiple news sources throughout the newscast in the Alert Center this morning.

Plus, Chris Larson is keeping an eye on the roadways and will let you know of any issues that may slow down your morning commute.

All that and so much more when you join us from 4:30 to 7 AM on WBTV for Charlotte’s best morning newscast.