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precipitation comes shortly after noon in the des moines area. if you live northwest of the metro, you will have wintry mix earlier this morning. 28, des moines. light fog. if you're in the metro, it is not that bad just yet. roads are wet. watch for apache freezing drizzle to develop this morning. followed by snow this afternoon. a high temperature of 36 in des moines. temps will be falling so the evening commute can be impacted by slick roadways. eric: the winter weather advisory takes into effect. rain and snow possible across the state of iowa. so far, no problems this morning. this is a live look at the cars and trucks out there.
if you are heading out on the roads later this morning, you may start to see some problems. we will keep an eye on the conditions throughout the morning. elizabeth: major airlines have canceled hundreds of flights today as the east coast tries to recover from a massive blizzard. amtrak and bus service are expected to be limited around the region today. the heaviest snow ended up in new york city. 26 inches in central park. american says seven people were taken to the hospital after a plane made an emergency landing in newfoundland. the aircraft landed safely in canada on sunday where it was met with paramedics. three flight attendants and passengers are still hospitalized.
authorities in california are following every lead as they had for three escaped inmates. details are still not known how they escaped. they got a hold of tools and cut through the metal and then repelled from the roof. the men are considered armed and dangerous. back here in des moines, still no arrest in the first homicide in des moines in 2016. norman jean mcneely was found in the basement of her home on pioneer road. on the city's southeast side. authorities were initially called to the home around 4:30 a.m. in the morning. her death was violent and the crime scene stretches west run the home across southeast 14th street. >> it is a large crime scene. evidence we first saw at the
as a process the scene, it took them to an area across the street. elizabeth: we are told that police detectives are making progress and they have interviewed several potential witnesses. fire officials are investigating two overnight fires. the first one was that aurora. firefighters say that one side of the building was on fire when they arrived around one 85 a young this morning. neighbors helped the owners board up their windows. fire investigators are still working to determine exact cause. and marshalltown, fire investigators are trying to find out what sparked the blaze at the pork processing plants. they say it appeared to start in the furnace area. no injuries were reported. eric: moore big stories, a high-speed chase and up with one
jesse leach was driving a stolen marin said man, he was pulled over for speeding on the 65 bypass and then he exited taking off towards des moines. they did eventually catch up to him in the railroad yard. the police department is investigating a large fight that broke out sunday evening. the altercation involved several individuals. it sent at least five people to the hospital. elizabeth: we are just one week away from the iowa caucuses and the candidates are coming out in full force. on sunday, hillary clinton pointed to her leadership experience. some people waiting hours to get in. clinton says voters who are still shopping should be looking for someone that the nation can
hillary clinton: you see what happened in paris and san bernardino. americans want to know the person they make president can deal with these issues, these threats. elizabeth: the latest cnn poll shows bernie sanders leading clinton by eight points. more stars stumping for hillary clinton. jamie lee curtis spoke on sunday. she says clinton is the only real democrat in the race and she is supporting her because of her experience and intelligence. curtis will also be at the office in newton this morning. elizabeth: clinton will join bernie sanders and martin o'malley tonight on the stage at drake university. cnn is hosting the town hall forum. we will be caring the event live. the event starts tonight at 8:00. the republican side, donald
it poll shows 34% of likely caucus-goers support the billionaire. ted cruz is in second place. marco rubio has 12 and dr. ben carson has seven. on top of tonight's democratic for them, clinton, sanders, and o'malley all have multiple stops across the state. ben carson will be stopping here in the metro. mike huckabee and marco rubio will also be in des moines and carly fiorina will be at oh seal letting council bluffs. we are keeping our eye on the forecast. metinka: the roads could get slippery by late afternoon. the evening commute will be different than the morning when. precipitation is still off to the northwest. it is snowing across much of south dakota and rescue.
that will be pulling into iowa in the next several hours. headed for a high in des moines of 36 around noon. freezing drizzle will change over to light snow, and will be blown around by the evening commute. we have a great-looking warm-up headed our way. elizabeth: starting this morning, local school-age kids will be getting forced and knowledge of what to do if a disaster strikes. eric: this comes after several house fires have devastated communities across the area. >> it is called the pillowcase project. a proactive program that originated after hurricane katrina. it helps teach kids how to prepare and cope with a disaster. the american red cross is teaming up with mercy college
life-saving tips to kids ages 8-11. the program focuses on home fires, the most common disaster they will face. they will address other issues -- other disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes. inside the kids they recommend food, water, blankets, cash, and a first aid kit. >> with the disasters we face in the midwest being tornadoes and floods, they can be horrific. it allows them to learn coping skills. >> starting today, the program is heading to all of the johnston elementary schools and will also make it to lovejoy elementary school in des moines. we will hear how mercy college is preparing their students. elizabeth: still ahead, a big
eric: the hawks are on top. how long it has been since their record has been this hot. elizabeth: the latest investigation by the cdc. we will tell you what to look for in your fridge. >> your monday morning commute should be an easy one. no problems to report. an easy drive if you are leaving any times. a live look outside in west along i to 35. hardly anyone out there. enjoy the pleasant traffic situation. you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to
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>> this is iowa's news leader, this is kcci news eight this morning with eric hanson, elizabeth, meteorologist kurtis and right now coverage with shaina humphrey. eric: welcome back. check this out. an aerial view over staten island, new york. they got dumped on this weekend. the coast was completely blanketed. elizabeth: look at this time lapse video from maryland. a 15-year-old boy put his
phone in the living room window friday afternoon. he left it there until late
you can see the inches and inches of snow hireling up. a cool view. metinka, we will not have much piling up. metinka: nothing like that is heading our way but we will have some light wintry mix and a little bit of light snow
later. i head of this band of snow, we will have some patchy, freezing drizzle breaking out across west central iowa and the holes is the will be spreading in here by late this afternoon. road conditions will be a concern late this afternoon. we do have some fog out there to the north of des moines. that could slow you down a little bit. roads are damp. by noon, we will have the wintry mix. des moines, 36 this afternoon. the wind will be switching back to the northwest and temperatures will tumble.
it could be slippery today. elizabeth: in southern china, one city received their first snowfall for the first time in seven decades. a cold snap continues to bite in east asia. china has issued its second-highest weather alert. in other news, isis has released a video that showed the extremist that carried out the deadly attacks in paris. the group also threatened to attack the u.k. eric: we are now less than two weeks away from super bowl 50. a big day for football on sunday. the denver broncos against the reigning super bowl champs, the new england patriots. a miss extra point put the patriots behind early but they kept it close. the patriots were down by h.
fourth and goal. nice pass to run gronkowski for the touchdown. brady picked off by denver and the broncos go want to win, 20-18. over in the nfc, the championship game was never in question. cam newton led carolina to a blow out win over the arizona cardinals. johnson had 128 total yards and a touchdown. carson palmer and arizona fell hard. here is what is next. super bowl 50. the panthers will take on the broncos, sunday, february 7 in santa ana, california. you can catch that game right here. plus, scott will be there at the ball game. he will bring us live super bowl
elizabeth: how about those hawkeyes. they are now 7-0 in the big 10. they won 13 straight big ten games 80 back to last year. last time that happened was back in the 1969-19 70 season. iowa started a game on a 7-0 run. purdue led, 33-30 at the half. hawkeyes then went on a run to start the second half, going on to win it, 83-31. >> it is a great start. we still have a lot of work left. we are not even halfway through the big ten season. we are sitting at a good spot. elizabeth: here is where they stand now, tied for first in the big ten with the indiana hoosiers. they hit the road this week but
the cyclones take on kansas. the jayhawks may be the big dog in the big 12. the cyclones host kansas tonight. game time at 8:00 on espn. expect some big changes in the latest college poll tonight. monday, the oklahoma sooners fell to the cyclones and the jayhawks fell to oklahoma city -- oklahoma state. eric: the average price of gas has plunged $.14 over the last two who weeks. now down to $1.91 nationwide. it is the lowest it has been in seven years. it is $.16 cheaper than it was a year ago. we can get a gallon of gas for
on friday, rising oil prices gave a boost to energy companies which helped lift the overall market. the dow jones industrial jumped 210 points on friday. 2015 was the best year for home sales in nearly a decade. purchases of previously owned homes jumped 14.7% in december alone. 2016, the group predicts slows -- sales will slow little bit. elizabeth: you may want to check your salad package in the fridge. cdc is investigating a list area outbreak linked to dole salad packages. salad was sold under various renderings including dole, fresh selections, and presidents choice. the manufacturing code begins with the letter a. one big bank now employs more
it says 51% of its workers are now female. men is still make up the majority of their top positions. eric: we have been hearing of some snow coming our way but it will not be awful. metinka: it will be affecting the roadways especially later this afternoon. and the evening commute. right now, it is pretty quiet out there. you can see a little bit of glazing on the roads. temperatures are just below freezing. and northern iowa has been dealing with fog overnight. visibility is down to three quarters of a mile. here in central iowa, the fog is not that dense and we are not included in the winter weather advisory. all of these purple shaded counties, you can expect a
the gray shaded areas will have dense fog. travel will be trickier. central iowa, is pretty quiet. we are waiting for the system to arrive. it is still snowing across south dakota and minutes noted. ahead of it is the portion of moisture coming in from kansas city. that will be patchy, freezing drizzle. that should occur around 8:00 a.m. this morning across central iowa. in des moines, temperature will be close to or slightly above freezing. we will get light drizzle here in the metro. wintry mix to the west. light precipitation is expected today. from 1:00 on. we will see a few snowflakes mixed in near fort dodge. the evening commute could be interesting as it all switches
winds that will call -- cause blowing snow concerns as well. snow will taper off around 9:00 p.m. we may get only .1 of an inch. a couple of places in the state could pick up slightly heavier amounts. the that -- right now in des moines, the roads are damp and 27 degrees. light fog. heading to 36 degrees around noon and then temperatures will be falling as the light snow moves in. that will move out by later this evening and tomorrow will be blustery. get ready, a nice warm up headed our way. elizabeth: let us check in with shaina. sheena: -- shaina: you should not be slowed down at all.
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elizabeth: welcome back. we go to the nation's capital where millions of people are continuing to take
out this morning. eric: nikole killion is live in washington this morning. nikole: over the weekend, thousands of flights were canceled and again today hundreds of flights have already been canceled although the airports are reopening later
bottom line, if you are traveling, it is best to check ahead of time with your carrier. we can tell you limited air service has resumed along the east coast in cities like philadelphia,
new york, and baltimore. anyone taking amtrak, it is also operating on a reduced to schedule. elizabeth: how much of snow did you actually get in washington? nikole: the official tally is just under 18 inches. for us, this is quite a bit of snow. i can tell you that there is some question about how much snow we actually got because other parts of the city got much more. where i live, i got 27 inches. not clear why there are some disparities. what we can tell you is that the
got lost in the blizzard and weather observers are saying their readings are still accurate in spite of the conditions. eric: not good when you lose your ruler. your couple of blocks away from the president. is the weather impacting his plans? nikole: it does not seem to be. he has an event on his schedule today. he will brave the elements and head out later this afternoon to walter reed where he will meet with wounded troops. we can tell you that the white house is again canceling its daily briefing. that is something they also did on friday. elizabeth: 70, dozens of people were killed. nikole: unfortunately, many people lost their lives through shoveling. it happens when we have big
among the death was a u.s. capitol police officer who suffered a heart attack while he was shoveling. carbon monoxide poisoning is to blame for some desk due to generators. the poor road conditions also led to some fatal crashes. eric: we are glad you made it into work safely today. much more ahead on this monday morning. we will tell you about an overnight fire that damaged a des moines home. we will tell you to information about the number of deadly fires here in iowa.
elizabeth: watching the weather at 5:30 a.m. winter weather advisory about to take affect in central iowa. eric: an overnight fire. we will show you the damage done to a des moines home and we will show you a new effort to make sure families are prepared for these emergency. >> the most-watched morning news in central iowa, this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci eight news this morning. eric: we have a big announcement.
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some news in the weather department. metinka: my news is not as good as what is coming up later but we are talking about winter -- a wintry mix. we are waiting for it to develop. roads are little bit damp this morning. it is currently to the west of omaha. freezing drizzle is developing ahead of a band of snow. it is all moving in our direction. watch out for some fog's morning as well as patchy, freezing drizzle. this afternoon, it will all be switching over to snow. an inch or less but it will all be blowing around. the evening commute will be
eric: we are watching weather conditions live across the state. here is a look at the traffic camera near i-80. look at this d.o.t. picture from the sioux city area. pretty telling. all iced over. you cannot see from the camera. checking statewide road conditions, it is showing completely covered roads in far northwest iowa now. not a lot of accumulation expected with this weather but it could make things tough later today. be sure to stick with us to find out what is going on. elizabeth: right now, millions of the east coast are getting ready to try to get back to work today. that might be tricky because many roads there are slick and snow covered. two feet of snow in washington,
42 inches in west virginia. federal offices are closed again and airlines are still can't think -- canceling flights. at least 30 deaths are being blamed on the storm in 10 states. analysts are looking very carefully at a new isis propaganda video showing final messages from the nine paris attackers. analysts say the video appears to signal that their next target could be the united kingdom. federal authorities are offering a $50,000 reward for the recapture of three inmates that escaped jail in southern california. they somehow cut through steel are to get access to the roof where they then repelled down four stories. no confirmed sightings. overnight, we learned seven
turbulence on an american airlines flight. it was from miami to milan. >> i never took the bumps like that. >> everything was flying. it was intense. elizabeth: those are just a few of the passengers talking about the wild ride. the turbulent was so intense, the pilot made an emergency landing in newfoundland. we have been checking with des moines police and no arrest yet the latest homicide. an elderly woman was found dead in her home. >> we are getting a lot of physical evidence. elizabeth: norma jean mcneilly was found at pioneer road early sunday morning. police were called their for a welfare check. it is a large crime scene. neighbors tell us she kept to
two overnight fires, this one in aurora. firefighters say one side of the building was on fire when they arrived around 1:45 a.m. this morning very the nice neighbors helped the owners or that their windows overnight. everyone out safely. in marshalltown, fire investigators are trying to find out what sparked the blaze at the work assisting plant. it appears that the fire started in the furnace area. with so many fires in iowa in the last two weeks, officials are starting a new effort to make sure families are prepared. what will be happening? >> for the first time as part of the curriculum, young, local students will be learning how to repair for a disaster like a home fire.
>> this is intended to be there go to emergency kits. we talked to them about what they're want and needs would be inside this pillowcase. they get together. when they get home or with family, they get to put together an emergency kit to take him. elizabeth: families are also encouraged to gather supplies for the kids. food, water, blankets, cash, and a first aid kit. mercer college students who have been trained will start their trek to johnson elementary schools. we spoke with the officials and they say they are excited about the opportunity to be inside the classroom. coming up, we will hear from mercer -- mercy colley -- mercy college. it will be a game changer for the college students as well as
new numbers just out show the importance of being prepared. the des moines register reports there have been what hundred 84 fire related deaths in iowa the last five years. more than one third of those there were no working fire detectors. eric: seven days. the iowa caucuses will be the first real test for the presidential candidate. you can expect to see a lot of them crisp crossing the stage. -- crisscrossing the state. donald trump took credit for a rivals rise in the. >> i was the best thing that ever happened to bernie sanders because my attack on hillary, she went down and sanders got the credit. this guy, give me a break. eric: that was donald trump speaking. a new fox news poll shows him
ted cruz, 23%. hillary clinton had some words of her own. hillary clinton: you cannot be shooting off your mouth when you are the president of the united states. indeed to be careful, thoughtful, be reliable in what you say. eric: clinton was in north liberty on sunday. bernie sanders and martin o'malley are also in iowa today. they have several planned stops. tonight will be the town hall forum at drake university. it starts at 8:00. on the republican side, ben carson, ted cruz, carly fiorina, marco rubio will all have campaign events in iowa today. elizabeth: wedge roads out there but the snow is headed our way. metinka: some freezing drizzle before the snow hits.
here is a precipitation trend for today. missed. freezing mist. by come up that is when the precipitation is expected to arrive here in des moines area freezing drizzle will turn over to light snow. we may have visibility issues. we will not end up with much snow but it doesn't take much to make the roads slippery. right now, 27 degrees. lunch, at recess, 36. temperatures will be falling this afternoon and so the road conditions become tricky. elizabeth: we are hoping you plan your day by taking a look
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>> this is i was banks news leader, this is kcci eight news this morning with eric hanson, elizabeth, meteorologist curtis and right now, coverage with shaina humphries. metinka: the weather will get a little bit worse as the day goes along. it is all going to be spreading in our direction. we are not showing any precipitation showing up but we do have reports of missed and freezing mist causing roads to be slippery. we are starting out with fog.
watch for a slick spots. around 10:00, our temperature will be rising to just above freezing so it will keep it just drizzle across central iowa through noon. temperatures will be falling as the winds shift. we may even see some slick roadways shaping up. elizabeth: new this morning, empire state building is lit up in super bowl colors. the denver broncos will play the carolina panthers on super bowl sunday. eric: 49-15. not even a close game. denver edged out new england, 20-18. the big game now two weeks away in levi's radio in santa clara, california. it should be a good one. elizabeth: cal -- california is rolling out the red carpet for this game.
being built outside of the stadium as a broadcast village for all of the reporters.
including a lot of portable toilets for the estimated one million fans who will be inside and outside the stadium. streets are already closed as well and security is a big effort. exciting stuff. eric: caucuses are big but i cannot imagine super bowl. elizabeth: did you catch the big announcement over the weekend? ragbrai is going south this summer. a lot of cyclists, and social media so far seems to be a lot of about the hills. it is not going to be that bad. the 15th easiest course in history. fantastic.
eric: a big announcement. elizabeth: my husband and i went on a vacation and we wanted to share a moment from our trip with you. do you hear something? eric: yeah. elizabeth: there it is. this june we will have a new viewer. eric: we don't know boy or girl yet. feel free to weigh in with what you think. eric: let the voting begin.
little ways of telling. such a cute announcements. eric: summer. and of june. gainesville, florida police officer was called on a noise complaint. some kids were playing basketball in the streets. instead of reprimanding them, the police officer joined in. he said next time he would bring back up. the backup was shaquille o'neal. the kids went crazy when they saw him. they played a pickup game and had a great time with shaq. what a surprise. totally unexpected. check out this guy snowboarding down new york city streets. he is being pulled by a truck. as frank sinatra's new york new
luckily, we are not forecasting this much snow today but metinka will tell us just how much is on the way. he basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate.
a wintry mess is heading our way by mid afternoon. we will be looking at some slick roadways. by 8:00, some light freezing drizzle and light snow working across iowa. by 10:00, temperatures in des moines should be at or above freezing. a drizzle event. off to the west, that will be where the roads will be affected for the morning. the wintry mix continues off to the west including guthrie county. by 3:00 p.m., the changeover should occur. we will see some snow working in along with light, freezing drizzle. by 5:00, it should be mainly snow from des moines north. light rain possible towards dubuque.
we are expecting light precipitation but just a little bit is needed to make the roads slick. an inch or more of snow. north west iowa where a band could be setting up with heavier totals. some locations creating some patchy, freezing spots on the road because temperatures are below freezing. the main system is to the west and northwest and will be working in here for the afternoon. we are releasing some freezing mist creating some lightly iced roadways. the foggiest weather is off to the northwest. the roads are looking for us to this morning. the winter weather advisory continues to midnight in northwest des moines.
noon followed by falling temperatures this afternoon. there will be a welcome fall and warm-up for the end of the week. elizabeth: 40's look great. shaina: this morning should be just fine. no issues right now. nothing to slow you down but
don't forget your snow scraper for the drive home tonight. franklin avenue. another mobile unit on guthrie avenue. you may see one at mlk as well. northwest 20 six st. -- 20 six st.
eric: leonardo dicaprio wins the weekend box office. his movie came in first place. star wars still earned enough for number two. elizabeth: on ellen, kourtney kardashian talks about the rumors that she is dating justin bieber. she also introduces her new app which has personal tips on everything from motherhood to interior design. that is today at 4:00.
good night to stay inside. metinka: a wintry mess is on its way today. it will switch over to light snow for the evening commute. shaina: hundreds of flights are canceled for today including at least one out of des moines. i will have the latest. >> coming up, in the event of fire or disaster, our kids prepared? elizabeth: taking a live look outside. you can see some people are getting an early start out there that no real problems to report. that will be changing later on.