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you safe elizabeth: new threat. eric: isis warns of an attack on new york city. >> there is no city in america better prepared to defend and protect against terrorist attacks. eric: defiant words from new york city officials and what they are doing to keep people safe. metinka: after one of the warmest starts to november on record it is all about to come to an end as what makes a shocking arrival tomorrow. emmy: live at des moines public works, what crews are doing to get ready for the big day and what you should do. >> you're watching kcci eight news. elizabeth: it had to happen at
some point, today is the last day for golfers in des moines. all city courses except for blank are closing for the season. appropriate timing. good morning, welcome back. eric: no doubt when you walk outside today he will see the changes in the air and it's coming and tomorrow. metinka: we have all the wind out there that is making it feel cooler, battling wind on the road today too. down into the 20's in wind chill, 24 is the wind chill at ames. nothing dangerously cold, it will be a shock to your system. strongest wind expected to last until 3:00 or 4:00 this afternoon. wind as high as 50 coming in from the west. our attention is focused on the snowstorm and may start as a wintry mix, maybe chilly rain changing to slushy accumulation by the afternoon with most accumulation coming friday night and two very early on saturday.
get ready for a cold weekend in the teens, highs only in the 30's. eric: french leaders are calling on the world to do more to stop isis terrorists. elizabeth: this comes as the terror group issued a new threat. shaina humphries has the latest. shaina: isis released a new video wednesday threatening an attack on new york city. city leaders say no immediate or specific threat has been issued but governor andrew cuomo is asking people to be alert. the video is concerning as it comes a week before new york hosts the macy's thanks giving day parade and the rockefeller center christmas tree lighting ceremony. millions are expected to attend. french officials say it is still unclear whether the suspected mastermind behind last friday's attack was killed or remains at large following wednesday's raids. they say abdel hamid abaaoud was not among the eight arrested but he could be one of the two killed. belgian authorities have
for one of the bombers who was alleged to be involved in the attack on the paris sec or stadium. isis militants claimed they have killed two more hostages, one from china and norway. this is the first known killing by a chinese national and has probably the first statement on the terror group. china's president is condemning the murder and has vowed to bring isis to justice. to this point, china has not offered any support against isis. on capitol hill, the house is set to vote on a bill that would increase screening for syrian and iraqi refugees trying to enter. president obama has promised to veto the bill if it is passed. the white house says it provides no meaningful increase for americans. more from washington, d.c. before 5:30. eric: we have a refugee success story here in iowa. a johnson police officer became the first boston sergeant -- bosnian sergeant. he was promoted after 10 years
of service with the johnston police department. he came to the united states after he was 17 fleeing war-torn bosnian. >> definitely a service to my community was an important factor in deciding what my career would be. says he doesn't want to get political and say whether syrian refugees should or shouldn't be allowed in iowa. he sadly says he's grateful for his opportunities. elizabeth: a clerk in case he is facing charges for allegedly burning down the commuting -- community building. officials say dorothy dillinger said the community building on fire at last august, one day before the state auditor's office was going to review city finances. an audit found she stole nearly $300,000 of taxpayer money. people from kcci there in shock. >> in a small town where
everyone knows everyone and you think can trust everyone and that temptation is there and people need to pay attention. >> i'm just disappointed in everything that's happened and i hate to see our community go through that. elizabeth: dillinger is charged with mail fraud and malicious use of fire. she will make her court appearance november 30. information in a murder investigation in calhoun county. authorities have arrested 48-year-old freddy crisp of pomeroy in the shooting death of 41-year-old dale curry potter of north dakota. the body was found in a pomeroy home. crisp is facing first-degree murder charges. eric: new tests called the smarter balanced assessments and
smarter balanced assessments were developed by a group of states including iowa to help improve teaching and better prepare students for success in college. this test must be approved by a legislative committee before being put in place. yesterday we told you gas prices dropped under two dollars. how much lower could they go? gas buddy.com says they could go as low as $1.79 a gallon in the next few weeks. high u.s. oil production and inventory both play a role. they say everything stays on track, prices should fall through christmas. elizabeth: if you stop to fill up it will be windy and cold. metinka: the wind kind of takes your breath away. grab a warm coat. a wind advisory in effect along i 80 including polk county, west wind around 45 and 50 miles per hour. causing a lot of headaches.
upper 30's, in des moines we're heading for 45. tomorrow you may have heard of snow in the forecast but by mid afternoon's light accumulation takes place with most accumulating snows coming by the friday evening commute. overnight friday night, we have a winter storm watch that has been issued. this does not include polk county yet but mainly along and north of highway 30. a potential for light to moderate snow accumulation through friday night. elizabeth: the with the first real snowfall of the season one day away, it is time to prepare. eric: emmy victor is showing how the city and businesses are getting ready because snow is on the way. emmy: i can tell you that if there's one place that's really working hard to get ready, it is the department of public works. they are the ones responsible for cleaning up that snow. they are making sure they are taking all precautions necessary. you can see behind me there are snow plows.
they've had this attached for weeks to repair for any emergency that comes up. we know with the snowfall in the forecast, metro residents are also getting ready for this big day. let's look at this video at their value hardware store in west des moines. they've had customers all we going in and buying things they may need. ice melt or snowblowers or windshield fluid. they say the best thing to do is be cautious because you never know if you will get stuck on the roads. we have more from the manager who tells us about what he's been seeing. >> we like people to see it and jog your memory that you need to get your snowblower tend up or you broke your snow shovel last year and need a new one. emmy: very important to get those necessities now before it is too late.
eric: thanks. organizers behind this year's living history farms off-road race are preparing. steve bobenhouse and tyler wade walked the seven mile course wednesday. they say the 5000 to 6000 people expected know the race day weather is unpredictable. >> particularly downhill areas that we think are going to be slick. we are trying to make allowances, making sure there's nothing they could slide into./ eric: you can count on us to keep you covered as still approaches by downloading our new weather app and with interactive radar for your smart phone. it is available for free for android and iphone's. elizabeth: police pepper spray protesters, very tense situation overnight in minneapolis. what they're upset about. eric: the five stores with the
best black friday bargains, where you will save the most money. he shoots and it stuck. the funny moment turning this game last night and the solution that made the crowd go wild. shaina: don't let the snow in the forecast were you, -- worry you, we are all green. roads are wide open. we will take a look at the roads now from our d.o.t. camera at 235 and valley west drive. a few people out there so it
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. klinge, meteorologist kurtis with shaina humphries. elizabeth: welcome back. her look at that, hurricane force wind ripped through the city. people were blowing back and forth as they tried to board a bus and the weather caused dozens of power outages and flight delays. the national weather service says wind gusts reached 75 miles per hour in denver and near 100 in boulder. eric: miserable there, check out how much snow fell in northwest kansas.
to 20 inches from the roads. that will take several days. travel conditions there are still dangerous, snow and/or temperatures can make roads icy. metinka: hopefully it won't be this extreme, already windy that snow comes tomorrow. by now, the wind is brisk from the west by 20 to 30 miles per hour. this afternoon, wind could gusts as high as 50. prepare for bumpy travel conditions, temperatures are cooler, starting close to freezing your 20 with highs today near 45 degrees. wind coming in today, dragging in cold air but friday, we have a good chance of snow in the forecast starting in central iowa by noontime blasting through midnight. light through modern -- moderate accumulations so get out the
showers and snow will be sticking to rest --'s through the weekend. we want to show you the video from minneapolis. tensions are high as protests grow violent over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black men by police. protesters threw rocks and bottles and several were injured. state officials are investigating the deadly shooting. x subway spokesman jared fogle is back in court to learn how much time he will spend in prison on child poverty and -- pornography and sex crime charges. he has admitted to paying for sex with young girls and receiving child pornography and has agreed to pay each victim 100,000 dollars and prosecutors are pushing for 12.5 years. eric: three high school state football championships are on
eight man class a, and class three are all fighting for their titles. don bosco takes on marcus meriden cleghorn at 10:00 a.m. both teams are undefeated. in class a, akron-westfield takes the class at gladbrook rhinebeck at 1:30 this afternoon. norwalk and pella will fight for class three a championship at 7:00 p.m.. tomorrow, class one a, two a, and for a will play. the drake soccer team is headed to the ncaa tournament. the bulldogs will play kentucky in the first run this afternoon. the game can be watched on espn three. check out this video from last night's basketball game between the toronto raptors and utah jazz. in the third quarter, trey burke steals the ball, takes it down
the court enters up a wild shot but he gets stuck behind the backboard. his teammate grabbed a broom and knocked it out from behind the backboard and into the hoop. it bounces around, in for a bucket. of course it didn't count but the crowd loved it. elizabeth: they've been talking about it for a while and federal reserve officials say conditions could be right for an interest rate hike next month. wall street state in positive territory following that. the dow was up 247 points, the nasdaq rose 89 and the s&p 500 gained 33. the number of lawsuits against people who default on private student loans has increased significantly. several thousand have been filed since 2013. student loans from private lenders make up 7% of all loans, host a federal. -- most are federal. uber is offering a way to get a flu shot.
a nurse will come to you to administer the shot. you will also receive a bonus pack with hand sanitizer, a water bottle, and other items. you can order it between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the metro. uber is charging $10. black friday is a week from tomorrow and holiday shopping is starting earlier than ever. amazon announced it is starting its holiday deals tomorrow but not all at once. new deals will be offered every five minutes over the next eight days. prime members will get access to deals 30 minutes before the public. if you are looking for the deepest discounts, amazon may not be the place. wallet hub survey deals from 30 retailers and amazon was among the five with the smallest discounts. along with costco, sam's club, big lots, and walgreens. stores with the deepest discounts were jcpenney, kohl's, macy's, and kmart.
eric: if you are shopping for kids, a watchdog group released its list of hazardous toys. topping the list, velociraptor clause. the report says those to the dinosaur claws can cause eye and facial injuries. the report also says to look out for poo-dough. it contains wheat which may trigger allergies in children. elizabeth: probably not on the top of your christmas list. we will head over to metinka for a look at our forecast. metinka: it is brisk out there this morning, wind will take your breath away coming out of the west and northwest at 20 to 30 miles per hour. higher gusts this morning but strongest wind is on the way. they will move in by noon and lasted 3:00. wind will stay with us through 6:00 p.m. north of i-80 with wind gusting to 45 to 50 miles per hour coming from the west.
it is not only hard to battle wind on the road, we have wind chills in the 20's with warmer coats so 27 degrees right now in des moines. our attention focuses on incoming snow chances tomorrow with futurecast showing by friday, 8:00 a.m. has a light wintry mix. snow continues to spread toward us by noon, likely seeing snow from des moines back to fort dodge and sioux city with slushy accumulations through early afternoon tomorrow. by 4:00 or 5:00 p.m. we could have tense bands of snow through central iowa. that news for the commute tomorrow evening, snow continues through 5:00 p.m. by friday shifting to the east with a couple of flurries left by saturday. we are expecting the most snow between highway 30, 20, five to seven inches possible. even here, around three to five will be common. there has been a winter storm
watch extended to now include polk county and this will be in effect from 9:00 a.m. friday through 3:00 a.m. on saturday morning. the most of it is across the rockies, catching one day and sunshine before the snowy mess moves in. 37 in des moines with brisk northwest wind. gusty this afternoon near 45, that is the high near 45 degrees. accumulations in the afternoon and especially on the grassy surfaces but that accumulation will stick overnight. highs will be close to freezing but it should not by next week. -- melt by next week. shaina: not too much going on, it is looking good out there. if you are going out you will be one of the few people on the roads so it should be an easy drive. green all over the map so that is good news. we will keep an eye on that. i want to show you where the
4400 south union street, at 4900 hickman rd. polk county car at 3100 northeast 46th avenue. ponder rant the 9000 block of northeast 94th avenue. elizabeth: we have been sharing new twists on old thanks giving classics from food blogger iowa girl eats. eric: and we also have our favorites to share with you. this is my mother's crockpot corn recipes. it basically is corn with cream cheese and other goodness. elizabeth: nexus my favorite, my mother's ginger sweet potatoes. i know some people can't have sweet potatoes without the marshmallows and brown sugar but this is a twist on it. ginger and orange. eric: our producer heidi's favorite is her mother's cranberry walnut pipe which is a wisconsin favorite.
eric: welcome back. the syrian showdown on capitol hill. lawmakers are set to vote on legislation elizabeth: to strengthen screening for refugees. elizabeth:nikole killion joins us live. president obama is threatening to veto this. nikole: that's right, president obama saying syrian refugees are undergoing the most figure us vetting process and says that lawmakers don't jive with reality. his comments, as house
republicans take up a bill to increase screening for syrian and iraqi refugees it would go undergo background checks. republican leaders insist it is not a religious test. >> it would mean a pause in the program until we can be certain beyond any doubt that those coming here are not a threat. >> the overwhelming numbers who have been applying our children, women, families, themselves victims of terrorism. nikole: even if the president does veto this bill, the issue may come back because conservatives want to attach it to a must pass spending bill which could raise the chances for a government shutdown. eric: seems like everybody has an opinion on this and it's causing a stir in the 2016 race. what are the candidates views? nikole: we'll hear more from hillary clinton and bernie sanders who are expected to
jeb bush laid out his plan to deal with isis yesterday while donald trump has put out a new radio ad. elizabeth: nikole killion live in washington, thanks so much. more new developments in the paris terror attacks overnight. eric: the latest on the whereabouts of the mastermind targeted in yesterday's raid, plus, updating the snow forecast for friday.
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>> the most watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. >> we've been getting ready for snowfall since august. elizabeth: so they've had awhile to prepare. how about you? with the first real snow coming tomorrow, we want to make sure you're ready at your home. welcome back, everyone, i'm elizabeth klinge. eric: and i'm eric hanson, along with shaina and metinka. oftentimes the first snow of the year, you can bring out the broom and push it away. shaina: hopefully that is all we need. eric: is this going to be a snowblower? metinka: possibly, for a lot of phone.
no easing into it this year. right now it is 37 in des moines, no rain, snow, or fall, the weather is quiet except for the wind. it will be gusting to 45 miles an hour this afternoon and the strongest gusts will come to an end to an end around 3:00 or 4:00. then, the focus will switch to the winter storm coming in tomorrow and a winter storm watch in effect from 9:00 a.m. friday until 3:00 a.m. saturday. several inches of snow on the way. shaina: we will head to new york, where officials say they will not be intimidated by a new warning from isis. a newly released video identifies new york city as a potential target. it shows what appears to be an isis fighter preparing for a suicide bombing, with images of new york's times square. new york's police commissioner says some of the footage is old but they are always on alert. extra security has already been in place in new york since friday's attacks in paris.
but this threat comes just one week from the thanksgiving day parade and the tree lighting at rockefeller center. french prime minister is warning that isis could use chemical weapons in their next attack and once the french parliament to extend the state of emergency for another two months. police in paris are still unclear about the status of attack mastermind abdelhamid abaaoud. he was the target of that raid on an apartment building early wednesday. police say abaaoud was not one one of the eight arrested but they are testing the dna of those killed. explosive material was allegedly put inside a soda can. isis claims they found a way to smuggle the bomb on board. 224 people died in that tragedy. this all just two weeks before a global climate summit in paris. global data from noaa just
released shows that the average temperature across the entire planet for the month of october was a record-shattering 1.76 degrees warmer than average. that makes it the highest average temperature in 136 years. the temperatures got a boost this year from what may end up being the strongest el nino ever recorded. all of this virtually guarantees that 2015 will rank as the warmest year overall. elizabeth: to today's big stories in central iowa, the former city clerk of casey is now accused of burning down a building to cover up her theft of $300,000. officials say dorothy dillinger set the community building on fire last august one day before the state auditor's office was going to review the city's finances. auditors have since said she charged personal expenses to the city and failed to deposit utility payments. in calhoun county, we're still waiting on police to reveal a motive in a murder investigation. they have charged 48-year-old freddy crisp of pomeroy with first degree murder in the shooting death of 41-year-old
dale currie potter of north dakota. his body was found in a home earlier this month. crisp is in jail without bond. eric: texting while driving could soon be a primary offense here in iowa, as it is in minnesota. there, the state patrol is cracking down on distracted drivers with 5 unmarked squad cars. here in iowa, an officer has to observe another law being broken before they can ticket for texting. so far this year in iowa, there have been 108 tickets issued for texting while driving. meanwhile in minnesota, almost 3500. but right now, much of the state's focus is on the approaching snow. kcci's emmy victor is live in des moines this morning and it sounds like snow preps already underway, emmy. emmy: it is the four letter word that not everyone loves to hear, snow. sharon the department of public desk here at the department of
public works they are getting ready for what we plan to see tomorrow. they have over 200 trucks ready to go with snowplows in front of them, ready for any snow that could come up tomorrow. they even have thousands of tons of salt, enough to supply a whole winter and then some. we do know that many customers across the metro have been rushing to the stores, getting some of that ice melt, replacing the parts they need for snowblowers, and even some shovels as well, just making sure they are all prepared for the big day. the department of public works says it is better to be safe than sorry and it is better to be prepared. >> we have had some really good weather for november so far and whether or not that holds for the rest of the winter i guess depends on whether you read the farmer's almanac or listen to
emmy: the snow can be unpredictable at times so it is good to be prepared. this year there is over 20 miles of snow routes that have changed so it is important that you are not parking in those areas, especially during the snowfall or you will face a ticket. eric: we want to remind you to keep checking kcci as the forecast develops. you can watch live radar and get weather alerts on your smartphone with our kcci mobile app. be sure to take us with you so you can stay ahead of the storm. metinka: there are changes in the air, brisk wind, cold temperatures already. make sure the boots fit from last season. snow tracker showing the potential for a guide for-eight inches across the northern part of the state, less to the south. already a winter storm watch has
been issued, in effect from 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning lasting through 3:00 a.m. on saturday. we are expecting moderate snow accumulations, a wintry mix to start with and the morning, and most of the accumulation taking place during the evening commute an overnight. elizabeth: looking ahead at the kcci day planner. 7th graders in winterset are getting in the holiday spirit today. they are heading to the meals from the heartland headquarters to package 50,000 meals. plus, also gearing up for the holidays, chuck's restaurant is putting the turkey in the oven today. we are just one week ahead of thanksgiving. eric: in commitment news, two gop candidates in the metro today. governor mike huckabee will be in grimes at a private home at 5:30. and donald trump is in newton at the dmacc campus at 4:00 p.m. elizabeth: today, six teams are battling it out for the state championships. in eight man don bosco is taking , on marcus-meriden-cleghorn at 10:00.
in class a, akron westfield plays gladbrook-reinbeck at 1:30. and class 3a, norwalk takes the fields against pella at 7:00. kcci will have live coverage at 5:00, 6:00, and 10:00. eric: taking a stand. why one iowa mayor says he won't turn away syrian refugees. elizabeth: and shawn's struggle. the olympic gold medalist shares a private and surprising secret about her health. eric: and hey, what is this guy doing in so early? todd magel up very early for a very good reason. he's filling us in on a
recently with the richest iowan, >> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz and right now coverage with shaina humphries. metinka: good morning, waking up to a breezy and chilly thursday morning. wind chills in the 20's. by noon, the wind will start to pick up with gusts over 45 miles per hour for a couple of hours this afternoon, but will be settling down around 3:00 or 4:00, a high today of 45. this is setting the stage for our first snow storm of the season.
most of the accumulations coming overnight friday night. we will end up with moderate accumulations. shaina: news around iowa now, federal prosecutors are charging a dubuque man with a hate crime ten months after he allegedly beat up a man at a bar. the fbi says 40-year-old randy metcalf assaulted an african american man back in january. the criminal complaint states that metcalf made racially charged comments while stomping and kicking the victim. >> i'm not saying that every fight that has someone of color and caucasian is a hate crime but there is something wrong here that needs to be looked into further. shaina: if convicted on the federal charge of a hate crime, metcalf could face a sentence of up to ten years in federal prison. elizabeth: now to the town of swisher the mayor there says he , will continue to welcome all refugees. mayor christopher taylor signed a proclamation in response to the syrian refugee crisis , stating swisher will welcome everyone regardless of national
to do. >> obviously it's a complex situation. there are lots of challenges, but i always felt like you could approach these challenges from a position either of fear and suspicion, or from a position of compassion and neighborliness, and i think that's the iowa way. elizabeth: so our now poll this morning is getting your reaction to syrian refugees reloading to iowa. it looks like 14% of you are saying yes, they should,, and 70% saying no. 7% are just not sure. nationally, a cnn poll shows 53% of americans are against refugees coming to the u.s. eric: also around iowa this morning, iowans are helping change lives in africa. it's world toilet day. sounds funny at first, but iowans are heading up a large project there, building toilets in rural farm schools. the waterless systems never leak
or contaminate, they're hygienic, with no odor. very important because school children have actually drowned in the old toilet "pits" in the ground. des moines doctor jim blessman is heading this up. for more information on how to donate, you can go to blessmanministries.org. elizabeth: and important cause. well, can you name iowa's richest man? this guy sitting next to make can because he met him. shaina: todd, you are up very early. todd: so there is actually news this early? forbes magazine comes out with a list every year of the richest people in every state. and this year of all people, it is an adel farmer. but not just any farmer. no, his name is harry stine and he runs a his family business, a seed company called stine seed. you may have heard of him if you live around their. i've never interviewed a billionaire.
he was nice enough to let us talked to him and he is really a fascinating man, and an amazing story he has to tell. his company headquarters is in adel on the very farm he grew up on. he says he was dirt poor, but no longer. it turns out, he has a knack for hybridizing seeds. he has a seed company and has turned that into the largest private family seed company in the united states. and now forbes magazine says he's worth about $3 billion. so i asked him the one question everyone likes -- wants to know. what's it like to be a billionare? >> well, does it seem like it's any different than anything else? i guess i really don't think about that much. we just try to do what we're doing and have fun doing it. todd: and what's really interesting about him he says he , is repulsed by people who show off their expensive things. he drives a pickup truck, lives
farm, and does not in any way act like a billionaire. and he also has had to overcome two unusual personal problems that you might think would prevent him from becoming successful. so we'll explore that tonight. elizabeth: how interesting. shaina: i might be a little different if i had when billion dollars. todd: of course it would be different, but he has earned every penny. he has four family members that work in the company, and we will talk about that tonight at 10:00. elizabeth: how does hybridizing seeds make you a billionaire? they also sell them. two thirds of all soybeans grown in the united states, he collects.
eric: be sure to watch seeds of success tonight on kcci 8 news at 10:00. shaina: a couple more buzzworthy items, iowa's own olympic gold medalist shawn johnson is revealing her body battles. johnson talked to yahoo health. she said, "i've kind of gone through the gamut when it comes to health. i've hit lows with i don't want to say diagnosed eating disorders but eating disorders. and then i've gone the other way, where i've rejected fitness." she says being in the public eye at the olympics and on "dancing with the stars," she heard some criticism about her body and it was difficult to deal with. she says she now loves exercising, and runs a healthy website for girls called the body department. she's also getting ready to get married in the spring. elizabeth: good for her. and we need to officially say happy birthday to the mccaughey septuplets. kenny, joel, brandon, nathan, natalie, alexis and kelsey are all turning 18 today. it's been so cool to watch them grow up checking in on their birthdays every year. mollie cooney's latest interview with them is still online at kcci.com if you missed it. eric: the winds of change have
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only on kcci eight news this morning. metinka: we are breaking up to a brisk wind, the wind coming in from the west. it is going to be picking up as the morning goes along so we have a wind advisory along and north of i-80 and to 6:00 p.m. the wind could gust up to 45 miles per hour this afternoon. it is enough of a breeze to take your breath away and add a chill to the air. the wind chills are in the 20's. the next system coming in will not bring us thunderstorms, it is going to bring us wintry weather. by 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, there could be a light wintry mix or missed across iowa. accumulation occurring through mid afternoon. by around 5:00 p.m., we will have some more intense bands of
iowa, continuing through 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. there could be a few flurries left over by saturday morning. at this point we are expecting a general four to eight inches across the northern part of the state, generally north of highway 20. in the metro, four to five inches are possible. the winter storm watch does include polk county from 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning until 3:00 a.m. saturday. right now we have quiet weather, except for the wind. the system will be coming in from the rockies and quickly moving toward us. had it for 45 degrees this afternoon, blustery conditions settling down after about 3:00 or four. tomorrow, you will notice the flakes flying by about 8:00.
elizabeth: thank you, metinka. shaina: keep that in mind if you are heading out on the highways. we have not seen any issues thus far. right now, we have a few mobile speed units around town, mostly in des moines. this is 400 south union street, 4900 hickman rd, 3100 northeast 46th avenue, and 9000 northeast
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eric: welcome back, the time is 5:56. many of us don't like monday mornings, but they could actually be bad for our health. routine sleep changes like waking up early for work during the week, raise the risk of developing problems such as diabetes and heart disease. researchers found people who have the biggest difference in sleep schedules on their free days and work days, were more likely to have metabolic issues and a less healthy body mass index. elizabeth: how about that? your doctor could one day know your vital signs before even examining you. drinking coffee, whether regular or decaf, could reduce the risk of death. the study from the harvard school of public health included more than 200 thousand women and 50,000 men. people who drink coffee daily,
even up to four cups per day, are less likely to die from heart disease, neurological disease, type 2 diabetes or suicide than others. researchers looked at death trends in groups with varying amounts of coffee consumption. eric: pour yourself another pot. elizabeth: kcci 8 news this morning as live. shaina: another threat from isis, why officials in one city are particularly worried about angst giving. shaina: today the wind is going to be taking your breath away, but snow sweeping across the state. eric: no weather problems out there this morning except for the wind and chilly