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frank: temperatures out there this morning really cold because of that snow pack on the ground. fort dodge right now at 12 degrees. this is the air temperature, not the windchill. 20 in ames. look at these numbers. these are the wind chills. five degrees. four degrees is what it feels like. feels like negative six, mason city. feels like for in fort dodge. 25 degrees the air temperature, the wind out of the north at 12. there is your day planner. , morris -- noon, more sunshine and 26. we might have some more snow in the forecast. alyx: thank you, frank. kcci photojournalist adam brower captured this video of road
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conditions early this morning. he spotted several snow plows working the side streets of des moines and much of the metro. one of our producers spotted 14 cars in the ditch off of interstate 35, just north of the metro. many of those cars could still be in the ditches this morning, so keep an eye out for them. we also have reports coming in that i-235 and 35/80 are pretty clear. but also a reminder that the wind may shift some of the snow and start to cover some areas again. it was a dramatic rescue near adel last night when a car slid off the road into a creek. the car wound up partially submerged. emergency crews battled wind and the elements to get the male driver out of the car and to safety. we're told he was conscious and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. a similar scary scene in berwick just west of altoona. after a car slid into a creek. brennan jontz with the iowa storm chasing network shot this video. he says at least 2 victims were rescued from the vehicle.
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life-threatening injuries. and this is what road conditions look like now across the state. you can see that most of the state is in pink which means the roads are completely covered. there is an area in the northeastern part of the state around cedar falls and waterloo where the roads are purple which means travel is not advised. if you are headed out for a long trip this morning please take a look at 511ia.org a for the most up to date road conditions. some more winter driving tips this morning. make sure you maintain a reasonable speed and safe following distance. when it's snowing or roads are slippery, drive below the posted speed limit. have your lights turned on so not only you can see, but others -- other drivers can see you. avoid using your cruise control in winter driving conditions. use caution when driving over ramps and bridges, as they may freeze before other parts of the roadways. and always keep a look out for snow plows, and take extra
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for more winter driving tips, had to iowa dot.gov. now the effort turns to cleaning it up. marcus mcintosh is live with the latest on road conditions in the cleanup effort. marcus: i heard you mention about the wind. if you are coming this morning after the snow, i want you to see something. this is what a lot of you will have to do, scrape off your car. pull your windshield wipers up before it starts to snow, that way they are not frozen to the windshield. if you use those win way -- windshield wipers on the frozen windshield, it will not get your window as clean. on the road, there is a lot of effort by the snowplows in des
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there is still a lot of icy patches where the snowplows have gone through, so there is ice on the roads. we are right near 235 off of 9th street. you do have to slow down, remember those winter driving tips. it is key to slow down. despite the fact that the plows are doing their job, it is still slick. a lot of the side streets are still packed snow so please be patient. remember, there will be no warnings this year. you will be ticketed, you will not be warned. if your car is on the road and in the way of a plow, expect to find a ticket on your car. we will have much more on the road conditions and the cleanup as we continue this morning.
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alyx: we do have a reminder this morning. the winter farmers market will go on as planned. it takes place in the kaleidoscope at the hub capitol square from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. started. drivers moving cautiously along a few stalled vehicles on the interstate one car spun around facing east bound in the west bound lane near exit 141. we caught up with one driver just before venturing out into the first snow storm in a new car. >> i've never had a front-wheel drive car before. >> this is front-wheel drive? >> yeah, so. >> good luck to you. >> tell me about it. and i've been hearing from all the drivers coming in things are not improving at all the east or the west so it's pretty bad out there. >> wet and slippery. that is about it. maintain a lot of distance between your vehicles.
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the temperatures are going to drop and it is going to get worst -- worse. alyx: the dot reports roads are still completely covered east of mitchellville. snow plows are still out this morning a wild night for those drivers and they had town all to themselves friday night. the plows were about the only vehicles out and about for a while. working through side streets and parking lots. plow drivers tell us they always enjoy the first snow fall, and they're not the only ones. >> how would you describe the roads? >> it is slick, yeah it's slick. , >> it's kind of fun. it's the first snowstorm. it's iowa. it's the first snow and it's fun to be out in it. alyx: stay tuned to the latest weather with kcci mobile weather app. get the forecast, watch live radar, and get closing alerts on your smart phone with our kcci mobile app. you can download it from the
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google play store, or the itunes store. this morning. studio. lingering on the glass outside the building. starting to see some of that snow is actually melting. frank: we are going to keep it around for a while because these temperatures are just bitterly cold, especially off to the north where they received a lot more snow than we did. fort dodge, 7.8 inches. i have to give a shout out to kurtis gertz. he protected 6.9 inches of snow in des moines always back on thursday night. the des moines airport reported 6.9 inches of snow from this storm, so good job, kurtis. by the way, this is the first measurable snowfall since february 25. satellite radar shows most of
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the snow will off to the east. we are starting to clear out. we will see the sunshine this afternoon but it will not warm us up. when you factor in the wind, it will feel like the teens. clear to partly cloudy this afternoon, 26 hour afternoon high. tomorrow, back in the low 30's. alyx: a citywide snow ordinance is in effect for des moines right now. a new rule means no cars can be parked on streets in residential areas. the only exception is in neighborhoods like sherman hill where there is even and odd numbered parking days. officers say they are skipping warnings and will go straight to ticketing this year saying residents should be familiar with the drill. >> we're going to exercise a fair amount of discretion. we always do, but if it's something that needs to be addressed we're going to go ahead and address it so it keeps the streets clear. alyx: in des moines the fine for violating the rule is $35. cars are also subject to being
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towed. the state high school football championships have been moved to next week. the iowa high school athletic association postponed the games due to friday's winter storm. dowling catholic and cedar rapids kennedy now play monday night in cedar falls at 7:06. there will be no television broadcast of the game. but you can find it on the web video and audio feed online at the iowa high school athletic associations website, iahsaa.org. we do have some good news for hawkeye for all fans, the game will go on today in iowa city. crews have been working all through the night to get the snow out of kinnick stadium. road crews are also spending time on major roads leading to the stadium. more than 60,000 people are expected at the game today. it kicks off just a couple hours after the snow is expected to let up. when fans head inside, officials recommend wearing boots and warm clothes because their seats might be a little snowy.
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one row and all the rows, that will be a little more difficult, if we get the significant amount of snowfall. there will probably be snow in the stadium, but our staff will do their best and have the aisles and the concourse as clean as best as possible. alyx: we have already seen some pictures of fans out tailgating. i can assure you they are bundled up. athletics officials are urging fans to come early to get settled in. tony seeman is on his way to iowa city right now. game time is set for 11:00 this morning at connect. -- at kinnick. coming up on kcci, family forum. many republican candidates stopped by iowa friday. how they want to respond to the paris terror attacks. trump on terrorism. what system he wants to
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and what historica >> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning weekends with alyx sacks and meteorologist metinka slater. frank: good saturday morning, welcome back. you are waking up to a lot of
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snowfall totals around the state. as you can see the heaviest snow fell north of highway 20, some 13 inch amount. in the metro, many locations checking in between five and a half and seven inches of snow. at the des moines airport, 6.9 inches. it really sharply decreases to the south of the metro. only an inch reported to the south. four inches around ottumwa and oskaloosa. 24 in des moines. ames, 18. you can see we had some flurries around very early this morning and those are now well off to the east. sunshine to the north and west will not warm us up much today. if you are going to the hawkeye
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i am a cyclone fan. it is going to be cold. kickoff, 24 degrees, by the end of the game, 21. alyx: turning to commitment 2016 news, republican front runner donald trump says he would implement a mandatory database for muslims. his comments come as lawmakers on capitol hill vote to block 10,000 syrian refugees from coming to the u.s. in the wake of the paris terrorist attacks. don champion reports. don: donald trump first said he would not rule out creating a mandatory muslim database in this interview with yahoo news. "certain things will be done that we never thought would happen in this country in terms of information and learning about the enemy," he said. later, in an interview with nbc news trump, again, endorsed the idea. mr. trump: i would certainly implement that, absolutely. don: later on thursday though, when asked whether the database would be any different from when jews were required to register
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to answer. mr. trump: you tell me, you tell me. don: his comments come a week after the deadly isis terror attacks in paris. >> the bill is passed. don: and on the same day that lawmakers in the house voted to put a syrian refugee resettlement program on hold the bill calls for stricter background checks on syrian and iraqi refugees. >> there is a very real possibility that a terrorist, particularly one from, or claiming to be from syria or iraq, will attempt to gain access to the united states as a refugee. >> it slams the door on desperate mothers and children fleeing isis' unspeakable violence. don: the bill now faces an uncertain future in the senate, where senate democratic leader harry reid said there's "no way it will pass." president obama has promised to veto the bill. don champion, cbs news. alyx: the new legislation for refugees would require three high ranking u.s. officials,
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including the fbi director, to sign off on each applicant before any refugee from syria or iraq could enter the country. here at home seven republican , presidential candidates didn't let the snow ruin their trip to des moines. dr. ben carson, ted cruz, carly fiorina, mike huckabee, rand paul, marco rubio and rick santroum all took part in the presidential family forum. the event is sponsored by the family leader. one of the big topics of the night, how to respond to the attacks in paris. >> if you cannot name your enemy, how can you defeat your enemy? nobody on the other stage will call it radical islam. >> not all of those people want to be violent, but the theology of the majority of the people in the middle east are exactly the theology of isis. they might not be as violent as
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>> refugees are fleeing the disaster that was caused by the obama-clinton foreign-policy that has led to the rise of radical islam throughout the middle east. >> it only exists when these radical terrorist groups had a safe haven from which to operate. alyx: the candidates were also asked who would be the first person they would call if another terrorist attack happened in the u.s. here is how they responded. >> the very first call, you get on your knees and make a call to god because you better have his help. >> the activation system, which is usually going to be through homeland security. you have already got your cascade of activities in place. >> the first thing i would do, honestly, is fall to my knees
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assistance that is readily available, what is needed is courage and wisdom and guidance. alyx: there was a brief interruption during the event last night. a few protestors got up during the program and held up a sign protesting deportation. the protestors were led out of the hall shortly after. do not forget to tune in this evening for "matter of fact." sitting down with john mccain to discuss americans' growing safety concerns. and congressman bill keating will also be on the show. they sit down to talk about the paris terror attacks and how members of congress are calling for new counterterrorism measures at home and abroad. that's all coming up at 6:30 right here on kcci. the sun might be coming up, some
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frank: that is right. by the most part, the end of next week we will have most of the snow out of here. waking up this morning, it is cold, clarion three above zero. where it is the coldest is where they received the most snow. 24 and the metro. down around ottumwa and lamoni, mid-to-upper 20's. they did not see the snow we did in the metro and up to the north so that is why it is a little bit warmer. look at the wind chills, for below in candlearia and -- in clarion. we do have clear skies out there that are not helping us much because we call it radiation cooling. we are losing the heating of the day overnight to the atmosphere because we do not have the
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as we head throughout the rest of the afternoon, the wind chills are going to be a concern. the air temperature stay in the 20's but the wind chills, five degrees by this evening. the snow well off to the east. we are starting to's -- starting to clear out. on the backside, we will see wind switching more out of the south, and that will mean or temperatures by next week. not much in the way of cloud cover, but very cold, with tonight being the coldest night we have seen in several. 26 degrees, your forecast high. tonight, nine degrees, the coldest we have seen since march 5. sunday, 33.
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the next chance of rain looks to be on thanksgiving and into friday, but temperatures will rebound back into the 50's. andy: coming up in the morning sports, we will preview the college football games for iowa
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iowa wraps up the home portion of their season at home against perdue. it is going to be interesting. for the first time since 1991 the hawkeyes have played a snow game at kinnick. they are going to rely heavily on the guy pounding the ball on the ground, and they have had a bevy this year. jordan canzeri, had his moment. most recently leshun daniels , junior has stepped up to fill the void and carry the rope. >> the one thing i would say about that whole group that has been most impressive to me is just the way they have picked each other up. somebody goes down, the next guy grabs the rope and does a great job with it. we are really pleased with all of the group. andy: getting closer and closer to kick time. iowa and perdue a little later on today live on espn2 right after 11:00. the big ten championship is
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if iowa wins today they will clinch the west division title and a spot in indianapolis. iowa got 10,000 tickets. there were more than 13,000 requests through the ticket office which means there are at least 3000 unhappy hawkeyes. anybody that has a priority point level above 110 will probably get their tickets filled. below that, you better start looking at the secondary market. iowa state finishes the season with two games on the road, the first today against kansas state. it always seems like the wildcats find a way. that one play, that one moment that ksu makes a difference and ends up beating iowa state. paul rhoads has never beat bill schneider. will today be the day? the coach says maybe, if some of his young guns start making big plays. >> i think it is just clutch players making big plays, plays that alan lazard is capable of
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making, i believe joel lanning is capable of making. we have to get those guys making those plays at the right time. andy: 11:00 is also the kick time for the cyclones and wildcats. the game is live on fox sports one. last night was supposed to be a moment of history, a coronation as dowling catholic clinched their third straight title. no team has ever done that. instead, it was hurry up and wait times. the snow forced the postponement of all three championship games yesterday, so dowling-cedar rapids kennedy was pushed back to monday and instead they were practicing their patience. >> there is nothing we can control about it so we just try to move on and do what is best for our team. >> it is disappointing but will give us another three days to prepare for cedar rapids kennedy. it is a very good team and i think it will benefit us that much more. andy: 1a, 2a, and 4a on the turf
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beginning with iowa state and regina western christian at 11:00, spirit lake mount vernon at 2:00, and dowling at 7:00. those games will not be televised but you can watch the live stream online at iahsaa.org for more information. on the ice last night iowa wild , playing host to the team from cleveland, the lake erie monsters. a great goal by grayson downing to tie the game up, but the wild fell short, 3-2. if you are a hockey fan who went last night or did not go, you can get tickets to another game in december for free. because the weather was so bad, iowa wild decided anyone could turn in a ticket for a ticket of equal or lesser value for december for any home game. a smart move for the folks in charge.
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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.
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alyx: right now at 8:32, let it snow. snow falls all through the night as the first full snow storm hits the state. how the roads are faring this morning. marcus: i am marcus mcintosh live in des moines where the snow has stopped. now it is time to clean up. alyx: good morning, everyone, thank you for joining us on this saturday morning. the snow is over and i think the viewers want to know when they can get out and start enjoying their weekend. frank: all weekend long we will be dealing with these bone chilling temperatures. the wind is just ferocious today out of the north and west, making it feel a lot colder than the actual temperature. a lot of folks will be out and can today. -- at kinnick today. it is going to be a definite chilly one.
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fort dodge in the teens, as well as mason city. when you factor in that north -- that wind, it feels like three in fort dodge and 11 above zero in des moines. looking at your traffic cam, things moving well in des moines. the wind is feisty out of the north at 16 miles per hour. it is going to be chilly. 10:00, 24 degrees. the wind chill today will be the big problem. a warm-up coming up in the forecast. alyx: for folks who want to go out and enjoy your weekend, you can count on kcci to keep you updated with the latest weather conditions. watch live radar and get weather and closing alerts on your smartphone with our kcci mobile app. you can download it from the google play store, or the itunes store. central iowa is waking up to a
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blanket of snow after the season's first measurable snow. marcus is live near i235 with the latest on road conditions right now. marcus: frank mentioned icy conditions, and it is feisty out here. i want to show you some video that adam brouwer shot last night. a spit of snow as adam was out. the road conditions seem to be improving but as always, you winter driving conditions. write about 8:30 this morning. we are standing on 9th street and 235. flowing very well. there i semi's and vehicles traveling to wherever they have to go. the road on i-235 is pretty clear, not a whole lot of ice cover.
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des moines, despite the fact that the plows have been doing their jobs all night into the morning there are still patches of ice on the ground. you have to be careful. drive safely because if you try to drive too fast or stop quick along this ice, you are just going to slide. for those of you like me who do not have a garage, you will want to warm your car up and make sure you scrape. pull the windshield wipers up before the snow to keep them from getting stuck to your windshield. marcus mcintosh, kcci eight news. alyx: the first big snow of the year is being accompanied by a big crack down. but when it comes to street parking in this weather drivers aren't being given any leeway. the snow ordinance was in effect last night for parked cars. rose heaphy has more. rose: the snow plows are moving in. that means the parked cars, should be moving out. >> we're just going to go right into it and start with the citations. rose: this winter season, des
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moines police won't be handing out warnings for cars parked on the residential streets during snow removal. it's a $35 fine. cars could even be towed. none of this is new -- >> none of this is new. everybody that lives where they live should be aware of the ordinances. we just ask that they stay clear of the road. rose: some neighborhoods such as sherman hill have even number, odd number days for parking. that means on even number days, cars can park on the even numbered side of the street. public works officials say clear roads, make all the difference. >> trying to navigate something that's sticking out and behind them around a parked car can be problematic. really slow them down and also make the product a lot worse. rose: making snow removal go much faster, something residents are on board with. >> i saw the snow plows out this morning and i was like, thank you. >> it's very easy. you just have to take time and have patience. alyx: many of the surrounding cities had snow ordinances in effect last night as the snow piled up. that includes west des moines
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, waukee, and ankeny. if your car was parked on the street you might want to check your windshield for a ticket. weather 8:37 on your saturday morning. frank: here in the metro, we picked up a good amount of snow. anxiety just over -- ames just over six inches. this is getting the all-time tied talking about all of the snow -- all tongue tied talking about all of the snow. starting to clear the snow out to the east, we are seeing the sunshine work its way in. this is a huge system down to the south. a lot of rain for st. louis and eventually they will cool down enough to see the snow come through. it is going to be a chilly one today, in the teens for wind chills. a bitterly cold day to be outside.
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alyx: one american was among at least 21 people killed in a seven-hour long terror attack at a hotel in the capital of mali . the assault in the former french colony came just a week after the attacks in paris. craig boswell has more from washington. craig: guests at the radisson blu hotel in mali's capital were rushed to safety after gunmen in a toyota suv with diplomatic plates blew through a security barrier and started shooting. this hotel worker said the terrorists shot at anything that moved. other witnesses said the men shouted "god is great" in arabic, and that they also spoke both french and english. american anita datar was among the nearly two dozen who died in the early morning assault. the two gunmen were also killed. more than 100 others were held hostage. the u.s. state department said about a dozen of its employees were rescued after security forces went door to door. u.s. forces helped to evacuate some of the hostages during the
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7-hour long siege. >> at least one i know of that assisted in just helping move people, simply move people, physically move people that were trying to escape the hotel and get them to a secure location. craig: the upscale hotel is popular with business people, foreigners, and airline employees. two terror groups with ties to al qaeda have claimed responsibility. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. alyx: at least one suspect from the paris attacks is still at large. he was seen entering belgium, which is now under lockdown with , the threat level at its highest state alert. subways in brussels are closed and heavily armed police and soldiers are on the streets. the state-run news agency in turkey says authorities have arrested three suspected isis militants. they were detained on suspicion of aiding and abetting the islamic state group, including 26-year-old, belgian, ahmet dahmani of moroccan descent. he is suspected of exploring areas in paris where the attacks
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for the content of this message. frank: good saturday morning, welcome back. you are waking up to some snow regardless of where you are across the state. this is a snowfall total map from the iowa environmental meso net.
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reports north of highway 20. in central iowa, for the most part five to seven inches and to the south and rapidly drops. around lamoni, hardly any snow waking up this morning. ankeny, 21 right now. carroll waking up to 18 degrees. flurries are well off to the east, starting to break out into sunshine. we are going to be talking about a little bit of a warm-up that will take a few days to get here. 30's tomorrow, 40's monday, and 50 degree highs by thanksgiving. friday, we are back in the 30's. alyx: it is time to get cooking. this is the first edition of many segments we will bring you every saturday for helpful tips in the question -- in the kitchen.
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we are very timely right -- we have hy-vee chef andrew. we are very timely right now. >> we have turkey we are going to talk about, ways of infusing flavor. alyx: nobody wants to be the one with a dry turkey. >> we start by making a dry brine. this is a simpler, easy way to do it, less mess and it will give you nice results. we will take some kosher salt, dried rosemary, brown sugar, they leaves ,thyme, dried orange peel, and black pepper. you can mix this up if you prefer lemon peel. it is really what you prefer. alyx: your particular flavor.
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rub it all over the turkey. be generous and put it in all of the cavities. alyx: get hands on with that turkey >>. once that is done, we will place it in the fridge for eight to 16 hours to let the flavors get in. alyx: the longer in the fridge, probably better. >> it is going to lock in that moisture. once that is done, you will want to take the turkey out of the fridge and rinse it under some cool water to get rid of the salt. we will make an herb butter mixture to put on the turkey as well. i just got some fresh sage. we have some rosemary we are going to throw in here, and some thyme. can you smell those? alyx: i do.
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>> these are great flavors to infuse with the turkey. we are going to throw that in with some butter and peppery cap, and -- paprika, and mix that up. when the turkey cooks, the butter will melt and the flavor will go into the meat. another way to use this is if you take the turkey and you lift up the skin like that. alyx: this is a good trick that you were saying maybe everybody does not know about. >> you might need to use a paring knife to release the skin from the turkey, and we will put some of this butter down in their. you massage that into the turkey breast. another way to make your turkey really flavorful. alyx: work that in.
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>> exactly. you can put some butter on the outside of the turkey as well. heat the oven to 325 degrees. depending on how big the turkey is will tell you how long to cook it. you can go to hy-vee.com and we have a chart. a really great turkey for thanksgiving. alyx: and he will be the hit of that thanksgiving dinner. chef andrew, thank you for
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>> the weather is never more than five minutes away. only on kcci eight news this morning. frank: welcome back, 10 minutes until 9:00. batch acheson sent in this photo. a cat looking outside at the snow. look at these temperatures. clarion at this hour, seven degrees, 10 in storm lake. notice where they received more snow is where it is coldest to the north and west. ottumwa in the upper 20's. wind chills, just looking at these numbers makes me cold. minus seven and clarion, minus
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six in creston. 24 in des moines is the air temperature. here is your planner. temperatures for the most part i guess not bad. they will be in the 20's but look at the wind chills. we are shaving off about 10 degrees from our air temperatures. most of that snow is well off to the east and we are starting to break out into some sunshine. if you are off to the east, you may deal with some lingering clouds throughout the rest of the morning but this afternoon i think you will see sunshine. high pressure moves in, eventually meaning warmer temperatures. 26 is the high for today. tonight, nine degrees is the low, the coldest night since march 5. it will feel like below zero with the wind chills.
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32 degrees tomorrow, above freezing. 43 on monday and tuesday. could see the 50's again by wednesday. it looks like thanksgiving day into friday it will be a rain-snow mix but temperatures will be on the warmer side. alyx: another change in the forecast from thanksgiving day until friday. frank: and we are back in the 30's on friday. alyx: thank you, frank. let's go back out live to marcus. marcus: frank said the perfect word. he said brr because it is cold out here. if you are out on the roads driving around, you will notice there is still ice on the road. you can see where plows have gone through but they leave a
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place. if you are going out this morning and driving, take it slow, take it easy. you cannot stop as quickly as you would as if the roads were clear. please take your time wherever you are going. we want you to get there safely.
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alyx: coming up after the frank: welcome back, 8:56. it will feel like 10 to 15 outside. nine degrees tonight, feeling like below zero. we are back in the 40's by monday. alyx: the holidays are just around the corner and we have set you up with a turkey already, but now it is time for those healthy dishes. >> good morning. traditional thanksgiving foods, creamy casserole is what comes to mind in my family. i love them that they are high in fat. we are making an alternative using roasted butternut squash
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and brussels sprouts. fresh butternut squash, honestly the hardest thing is to cut it raw. scoop out the seeds, or if you want to be a timesaver, buy it already cubed. a pound of butternut squash and a pound of brussels sprouts. at hy-vee, all you have to do is feel the outer layer. cut them in half. otherwise you can do the green giant. the smaller the brussels sprouts, the more tender it is going to be. 400 degrees roasting for 20 to 30 minutes. alyx: the less ingredients, the better for keeping the calorie count down. >> just a light vinaigrette. add two tablespoons of olive
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oil, a tablespoon of balsamic vinegar. one quarter teaspoon of d jean vinegar -- dijon vinegar, a little bit of honey, and a -- of salt and pepper -- a dash of salt and pepper. you just throw that overtop. this side dish can be served hot, cold, totally up to you. it is crunchy and healthy. alyx: you can cook this ahead of time, maybe wait to add the dressing until the end. >> this will be 240 calories, eight grams of fiber. alyx: it is give-and-take. it is all about portions and getting to have a little bit of everything. >> this recipe will be on
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alyx: cannot thank you for -- thank you enough for joining us this morning. [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic.] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] mo: welcome to the henry ford's innovation nation.
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