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announcer: you're watching kcci 8 news. stacey: --todd: right now it the, winter storm. the latest on road conditions and when the system will move out. plus, wild weather. parts of the united states under a tornado watch as a deadly storm of disease. my team 8 coverage -- deadly storm in the east. laura nichols is east of the metro along i 80. kurtis: one more band has to move through. already, the advisories and warnings expiring in southwestern iowa. the heaviest snow in southern minnesota and through wisconsin.
it picks up on the west side of town. another little moderate band through northwestern webster county. a little bit of snow downtown that up through greene county. this is just slowly moving to the north. not expecting much additional accumulation. maybe an inch in a few locations. so far, 6-10 inches in webster, hamilton, and boone county. 4-6 in the metro, with the highest amounts up around johnston. another band of 6-9 inches through monroe county, lucas county. here, we tally just about 5 inches. the old record was 4 inches for the 24 hour period.
temperatures in the 20's throughout the day. winds will settle down, so by tomorrow, not a big problem with blowing snow. todd: here are a look at road conditions from 511ia.org. the iowa state patrol said there have been 63 accidents in six counties. dallas, polk, jasper, boone, story, and marshall. travel is not advised on ieee's between mitchellville and grinnell -- on i 80 east between mitchellville and grinnell. laura: we are long i-80 near altoona. we have seen a few cars, a few semites on the interstate -- a few semi's on the interstate, but travel is not advised.
leaving several cars scattered in the ditch, like this fedex truck near mitchellville. quest things were going to slow and i didn't want to cause an accident. laura: truckdriver jacob benson decided to park it for the night. >> i found a place where i could park so i figured i would stop. laura: michael morgan and his family are only stopping for a quick rest outbreak. >> i have seen 6 semis jackknife, others in the banks. laura: they decided to keep going, just at a slower pace. >> a bunch of truckers around. laura: up north near ames, the wind is the problem. semis kicked up snow. >> he just have to watch what you are doing.
years. you have to just watch all of other people around you. laura: state patrol tells me tonight they had 263 calls for service. fortunately, no serious injuries reported. laurent terrell -- laura terrell, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. todd: problems for public works employees right here in the metro. ryan: we saw quite a bit of snowfall across the metro, about 5 inches total. for those who haven't been out and about, it has created quite the accumulation on your windshield and hood. this means, for city workers who are tasked with keeping the roadways safe, it is all hands on deck. >> we didn't realize it was all going to come at once.
a second wave of the storm, a headache for rush-hour commuters. >> roads are kind of slick and the visibility is bad. ryan: opportunity for local businesses like lawn ranger lawn care. >> the heavy snow slows you down. ryan: owner mark pederson led a pack of plows through the west des moines subdivision. >> we pull it out of the driveway in figure trucks pull it to the end of the cul-de-sac. ryan: about 20 of his trucks covering more than 700 miles of street in west des moines. 12 hour shifts until the storm passed. >> we may basically stay on majors and what we call secondary roads, where a majority of your travel is going to be.
the storm by finishing an outdoor chore before heading home. >> i was waiting for the snow to come, and definitely we have been lucky. it is iowa. it is not winter without snow, right? ryan: i am told this is lawrence car. she wants me to continue to clear this off for her. this morning and tonight, we had problematic commutes. tomorrow, luckily, the snow will not be falling, so you will have a clear drive time. reporting live in downtown des moines, ryan smith, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. todd: lauren says thanks. take a look at this dashcam video. the driver, assistant chief david edgar, was helping to warn traffic of an accident when he saw a semi in his rear. the truck driver says, if he had
coming, it would have been very bad. >> how much did you miss him by? >> about 20 feet. >> i think i had been watching, it problem -- i had not been watching, it probably would have been a different story. todd: luckily, no serious injuries to report. here is a live look at flight cancellations at the des moines international airport. lots of travelers affected. with so many cancellations, some airlines are telling passengers that they cannot get a seat out of des moines until january 3. thousands of hawkeye fans trying to fly to the rose bowl. while many were chanted -- but many were stranded, most were able to get onto flights. some said they had waited 25 years, others said the rose bowl was on their bucket list. the entire perry family will be
>> it is my brother travis perry's final game, senior year. todd: three charter flights are leaving des moines tomorrow, and three on wednesday. the rose bowl kicks off in just three days, 16 hours, 2 minutes. kcci crews are making it slowly, but surely with all those delays. you can count on kcci for all of the best team coverage from pasadena. be sure to like kcci on facebook and download our mobile app for constant updates. across the united states, at least 47 people have died in this powerful winter storm that is moving northeast. it is the same storm that released a swarm of tornadoes in texas. first responders in missouri braved the snow to rescue people
>> that is higher than the mississippi river has ever been. todd: the storm left an inch of ice on some roads in oklahoma. when hundred 50,000 people are without power and heat -- 150,000 are without power and heat. in west texas, nearly 15 inches of snow and gusting winds created drifts that buried cars. accidents left motorists stranded on interstates for hours. the extreme weather took a different form in the dallas area. nine tornadoes damaged or destroyed 1500 homes over the weekend. 11 people died including petra ruiz, a mother of four. a tornado picked up her car. karen took shelter in a closet with her deaf son.
skies for the next few days, people say the cleanup could take months. next at 10:00, we are following breaking news. authorities capture a wanted teenager in texas. why he was on the run. plus, no charges. boy shot and killed by police officers that they are not free. later, how a group of gentlemen
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this is kcci 8 news at 10:00. todd: right now as 10:00, winter storm. a few cars on the road. kurtis has the latest on the storm warning, coming up in just a few minutes. a texas teenager who avoided jail time for murder because of the affluenza defense has now been found in mexico. ethan couch was 16 and driving under the influence when he hit and killed three people on a
mexican authorities say they found couch and his mother near cordoba are to -- near puerto vallarta. cleveland police officer will not face charges in the shooting death of tamir rice. the 12-year-old was holding a pellet gun when he was killed last year. as jamie yuccas reports, rice's family has criticized the investigation from the beginning. aixa: --jamie: an ohio grand jury decided not to return an indictment in the police shooting death of 12-year-old tamir rice. >> the death of tamir rice an absolute tragedy, regrettable, but not by definition a crime. jamie: officers timothy loehmann and frank garmback will remain on restricted duty as the city of cleveland opens its own investigation. >> there is potential for discipline if there was a violation found. jamie: the officers say they were fearful when they arrived at a recreation center outside cleveland in 2014.
reporting a guy with a pistol and added that the weapon was , probably fake. but that point was never passed along to the officers. officials also showed the toy gun next to a real colt model to illustrate how similar they appear. >> we informed tamir's mother of the grand jury's decision. it was a tough conversation. jamie: an attorney for tamir's mother says the family is saddened and disappointed by this outcome, but not surprised. the lawyer for the boy's father insists the family is still pushing for justice for tamir. >> he'll rest in peace forever not knowing what he did wrong on that playground. jamie: cleveland's mayor expressed sympathy to tamirs family and promises to conduct an honest city probe. todd: the department of justice says it is also conducting its own independent review. i got a peek at the radar. it looks like the snow storm is kind of dwindling. kurtis: still some light to at times moderate snowfall.
temperature, 25 degrees. wind chill, 12. look at some of these snowfall totals. webster county, 10.5. lambs grove, 8.7. montezuma, seven. oskaloosa, seven inches. carol, seven inches. johnson, 6.5. aims at six inches. here in the metro, five inches, which is a record for the day. our last little piece of snow is moving north. it does pick up in a few locations. i-35 seeing some snow from just area. the back edge of this snow just
the good news is, your planner tomorrow should be snow free. 9:00 a.m., 23. by noon, wins at just 6-12. it is going to be a below normal day temperature wise. we have not had a lot of those in december. a winter storm warning out there. here in polk county until 6:00 a.m. a little initial snowfall but with the north winds, there will be problems with limited disabilities. this is wiping out, but that last little band will have to lift to the north. the heaviest snow from the twin cities back to wisconsin. this system lifting north.
south, west, and eased after the clouds get to work. northern wisconsin, minnesota, back through minnesota -- back through north dakota. the last band lifting north metro by 2:00 a.m. cloudy skies tomorrow. should stay cloudy generally into wednesday. little bit of sunshine. a little bit of sunshine on new year's day with some late day clouds. accumulation should be an inch or less. tomorrow, the high of 26. winds northwest at 5-15. wednesday, just flurries. right now, looks to be a drive that cold new year's eve.
by 4:00 a.m. comment you stay out late, temperatures should be around nine. try weather for the new year, 20's for the weekend. todd: next at 10:00 bad memories , be gone. how some new yorkers getting a fresh start ahead of the new year. >> this morning, we were live, showing you the first flakes as they fell on central iowa. tomorrow morning, we'll update the snowfall totals and show you how the cleanup is progressing. it could take a while. we will also have the latest all the hawk fans trying to get to
todd: getting back on their feet and out in the real world. after serving prison sentences since they were teenagers, a group of young men in washington dc is learning to succeed in society. kcci's aixa diaz shows us what they're doing to start a new life. >> i made a mistake while i was young, and it's a blessing i still came home, and i'm still young. aixa: after serving more than 7 years behind bars 24-year-old , doug chambers is ready for a fresh start. >> i'm coming out of my shell, starting to smile more, being more outgoing, i'm just happy to do anything to start over. jamie: --aixa: chambers, and the men sitting next to him, were recently released from prison.
now, as adults, they're learning job skills from the free minds re-entry program in washington, d.c. >> we have them meet people in jobs, we take them on field trips, we do networking opportunities. >> why is professionalism important in any working environment?
aixa: during the month-long workshop, marcus bullock teaches about entrepreneurship. >> i understand where they came from. not only do i understand where they came from, from the communities they lived in, but some of the same prison rec yards they walked on, i walked on. aixa: bullock himself was incarcerated for 8 years. today, more than a decade later, he has a family and runs two businesses. the program's co-founder says he's one of dozens of success stories. >> what we see after the apprenticeship is, hey i can do this, i can have a productive future and give back to my community. aixa: in washington, i'm aixa diaz. todd: free minds is also a book club and writing workshop that works with incarcerated kids to promote creative writing and
reister have been jeb bush: donald, you know, is great at the one-liners. but he's a chaos candidate. and he'd be a chaos president. two months ago, donald trump said that isis was not our fight. donald trump: let syria and isis fight. why are we... why do we care? let isis and syria fight. jeb bush: he said that hillary clinton would be a great negotiator with iran. donald trump: hillary's always surrounded herself with very good people. i think hillary would do a good job. jeb bush: and he gets his foreign policy experience from the shows. chuck todd: who do you talk to for military advice right now? donald trump: well, i watch the shows. i mean, i really see a lot of great, you know, when you watch your show and all of the other shows... jeb bush: i don't know if that's saturday morning, or sunday morning. donald, you're not going to be able to insult your way to the presidency. that's not going to happen. if i'm president, i'll be a commander-in-chief,
that i will lead this country in a way that will create greater security and greater safety. announcer: right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. announcer: from iowa's sports leader, this is kcci 8 sports. tony: we are just over three days before iowa goes back to the rose bowl for the first time in over two decades. andy garman and scott reister have our coverage tonight. andy: this certainly wasn't planes, trains, and automobiles, but it was a difficult travel day. we are here in downtown l.a. getting ready for the rose bowl. the day started with snow at the des moines international airport. it has with palm trees and temperatures in the high 50's.
normal for southern california, but don't think anyone is complaining. and historic trend. they're here for the first time since 1991. andy: will hear from the coaches and players tomorrow morning. complete coverage right here on iowa's sports leader tomorrow night. from downtown los angeles, i am andy garman. tony: they made clear today that they need to stop christian mccaffery. the heisman trophy runner up can literally do it all. nearly 1900 yards rushing, 8 rushing touchdowns, four touchdowns receiving. he is dangerous the matter where he is so the key is just keeping , him behind the line of scrimmage. >> just keep him at the line of scrimmage. >> first jump to stop the line. that is their job, to make holes for him. at the same time, we have to close up the holes and keep them
tony: we know they won't be hungry on friday. they were at the lawry restaurant for the beef bobo.. it is boring -- it is built by organizers as college football's most endearing bowl game tradition. . we will be there all week long. scott, eric, and steve will be making the trip. 4:00 p.m., new year's day. iowa state's weekly basketball conference was postponed today because of the weather, they happens tomorrow. iowa state certainly had plenty to talk about. deonte burton was just named the big 12 newcomer of the week.
went 5-6 from the field. and the clones are back home on wednesday night. tip time is 7:00. iowa starts up big 10 play in a big way taking on michigan state on tuesday. and the valley gets rolling this week. uni will host bradley on wed. -- on and the energy are back wednesday. home tonight at wells fargo arena. they fall 113-83. let's take a look at the top plays of the week. numbered 8, lebron james waiting for ball -- waiting for the ball. the fan behind him calling him a cry
baby and he sees it. number in the famous idaho 7, potato bowl, the fan taking a chomp out of the raw potato. number six, speaking of food, iowa in california eating 612 pounds of prime rib on sunday at larry's beef bowl. number georges niang just keeps 5, building the resume, 24 points, 10 rebounds in the win. numeral -- vikings and giants
cracked the gridlock with john mccain to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders. a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, kurtis: snow moving to the areas and darker blue.