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in newton and parts of eastern polk county. this parts -- this area here, some locally dense fog could cause some traffic problems. to the west, conditions nice. mostly cloudy for the caucus. temperatures around 40 degrees. east-northeast winds at 5-15 miles per hour. blizzard warnings to the northwest. we have some very light rain moving into southern iowa, barely making it to the ground. the majority of this snow is going to arrive very late tonight and in through tuesday. not much of a chance of any snow early on tonight. about a 50% chance at 10:00 a.m. from midnight through 6:00 a.m., widespread snow. it will last for the midmorning hour. i think we will get a break iowa. it will be ongoing up in northern iowa. after 6:00 p.m., one more band
looks to be 5-9 inches here in the metro, north to northwest, 6-12 inches. some locations could have thunder snow and see more than that. steve: thank you, kurtis. the des moines public work department says it is already been preparing the roads for the upcoming snow. they are applying brine to the city's 225 miles of snow routes. the snow begins to accumulate oncethe snow begins to accumulate the plows will be out , constantly until the snow stops and the snow routes are plowed. then those same plows will start , work on the residential streets, the side streets. parking bans on city streets will be in effect in most communities across central iowa because of the snow. as kurtis just told us, the snow will not arrive until after the stacey: they start in just under an hour. kcci's eric hanson joins us live from democratic caucus site 62, that's merrill middle school on
eric: this is one of the 1681 democratic caucus sites around -- across the state. the crowd is already gathering. we are a full hour before things get going, but we will have a front row seat to see all the horse trading that happens. here is what you need to know if you're heading to a caucus tonight. leave soon. first,you should trying to arrive by six: 30's a will have time to check in or register as a democrat if you're an independant. the caucuses start at 7:00. most will tend to last around 30 to 90 minutes. on the democratic side, it'll probably closer to 90 minutes because it takes a while for the horse trading. the crowd is already gathering. the hillary folks are kind of gathered in this part of the jim. on the other side, there is a birdie sign. what is really going to be interesting is how those folks
4:45. we will be here all night long. checking in for their caucuses. kcci's kim st. onge is live at the ankeny baptist church on kim: the line is already started here. we saw the first voter arrive at 5:30. he also happens to be the speaking on behalf of donald trump. people are getting check in right now at these tables. this is also an opportunity for people to get registered if they have never participated or if they would like to register to vote in this particular republican caucus. we are expecting about 450 people at this particular precinct. the sanctuary here is where all this will be going on starting at 7:00. basically, folks also here while a representative from each of the campaigns will be given an opportunity to speak at this podium for 2-5 minutes. at that point, they will write
want to vote for on a slip of paper, folded up, putting in one of these boxes. they will be taken over to where they are getting sorted over this table. they will be counted. a lot excitement going on here. we are told this could all be tallied up as soon as 8:00 tonight. stacey: looking forward to your reports. the last quinnipiac poll on the iowa race, released today, shows a clear leader in the republican race. steve: it does, but there is a fight in the race on the democratic side. the polls show bernie sanders with a slight lead over hillary clinton, 49% to 46%. but with the margin of error of 3.2% the poll shows no clear , leader. martin o'malley is a distant 3rd with 3%. on the republican side, the poll shows donald trump with a sizeable lead against his closest rival ted cruz, 31% to 24%. marco rubio has 17% support. no another candidate reaches double-digits in this poll. stacey: kcci's ryan smith joins
headquarters at the west des moines sheraton. ryan: donald trump featuring his first ever election night right here in iowa. the question remains -- will his supporters turn out for caucus night? the new york businessman currently leading the republican field in iowa, holding the top spot over texas senator ted cruz. trump spent his final days stomping in eastern iowa telling , crowds evangelical christians "really do get me." support from a coveted group that rival cruz is also pursuing in the final hours before the leadoff iowa caucuses. trump took shot that crews as well today on another topic -- ethanol. here's the candidate this morning in waterloo. mr. trump: your ethanol business, if ted cruz gets in, will be wiped out within six
gone. ryan: tonight, donald trump will be joined by his family members and hundreds of supporters here inside the west des moines sheraton hotel. doors open to the public at 8. that is the latest, ryan smith, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. steve: donald trump's closest competitor ted cruz also wrapped up his iowa campaign today before heading to des moines for the caucuses kcci's mark tauscheck is live at cruz caucus headquarters at the iowa state fairgrounds. mark: what a roller coaster it has been. on top the world of up to go but after a barrage of attacks by opponent and a series of questionable strategies, he flipped in the polls to a strong second behind donald trump. the attack ads are all done, the phone call wrapping up.
senator cruz's camp has been almost surgical in a dissection of the state, heading to all corners. they said they based the ground game of lists of past caucus participants and built profiles of voters based on what they are passionate about. they had the precinct captains contact those people with personal notes or phone calls, urging them to come. kind of what those personal accountability things. cruz was in jefferson today, meeting he visited all night and counties. sen. cruz: we are, with this stop, completing the last stop of the full grassley. we have now been to all 99 counties in the great state of iowa. this is our final stop, on caucus day, to be here in jefferson. mark: a few members of the crews campaign are here -- of the cruz
fairgrounds first, the senator is hitting a caucus site in cedar rapids. now, let's check in with marcus mcintosh. he is with senator marco rubio. marcus: that's right. thank you very much, mark. i am live here at the marriott hotel in downtown des moines. this is where the marco rubio staffers. -- will gather. rubio is currently in third place. the hope is to solidify or improve on that standing in iowa tonight every marco rubio has spent the last 8 days criss-crossing the state in efforts to shore up and gain support. he says 2016 will be a turning point in united states history. he says the country needs a strong leader to forge a path to prosperity. he says we need a strong president who will address the issues in the middle east in a way that works and deal with immigration. he says we need to deal with
he says when he is president he will do everything he can to reverse the damage done by obamacare. sen. rubio: i have lived what people are facing now and i know that what we stand for is better than what hillary clinton stands for. and so, if i'm our nominee we will unite this party, we will unite this country, we will defeat hillary clinton, or for that matter, bernie sanders, and i will be the next president of the united states. marcus: he will be busy tonight. he is scheduled to visit three different caucus sites between 6:50 and 7:30. that he will be right here. stacey: hillary clinton is planning a victory party with her supporters tonight at drake university. steve: todd magel is live at the olmsted center. todd: steve and stacey, 8 years ago hillary clinton lost the iowa caucuses. she came in third place behind barack obama and john edwards.
, -- to turn that third-place locked into a first-place win. no major campaign stops. she stopped by her campaign office to hand out cookies to campaign workers and volunteers who've been on the job for months and even years in some cases. we also had a chance to talk one on one with her national campaign manager, robby mook. he says clinton changed her ground game this time around in iowa and he's sure it will pay , off tonight. mr. mook: hillary made very clear to us at the beginning of the campaign that she wanted plenty of time in her schedule to really listen, to take the time to build relationships with people, and to produce policies to what she heard here on the ground in iowa. todd: we'll find out if that pays off a bit later tonight. certainly after 7:00. iowa. clinton and bernie sanders are neck and neck in the polls. laura terrell is live at the senator's campaign headquarters
laura: that's right, sanders and clinton in a virtual tie. sanders supporters saying they expect a huge crowd here to celebrate a win. earlier, sanders was at his des moines headquarters rallying voters. sanders fans are known to be the most passionate and enthusiastic , but clinton seems to have more organization and infrastructure. tonight it will be fascinating to see what happens. sanders campaign officials told today that they are confident. >> i think we have the best field team out there. of course, our field team wouldn't be what it is without the amazing volunteers. clinton has a larger organization but i don't think anyone out works our folks here. laura: the sanders campaign
they expect way more people that is room will even hold. steve: thank you very much. there are less than 50 minutes to go until the start of the iowa caucuses. there is a live look to all the caucus sites. we will let you know what you should expect and look for tonight from john dickerson of meet the press. stacey: this is devoid exactly year ago after a s one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility, to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're
born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation,
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at
6:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst, chief meteorologist john mclaughlin, and sports director andy garman. steve: a week of one win and one loss for both the iowa and iowa state men's basketball teams means both teams make a move in the a.p. top 25. iowa's loss to maryland dropped the hawkeyes from 3rd to 5th in the poll while iowa state's win , over kansas moves the cyclones up to 13th. they were 14th last week. weather this morning is to blame for a 15 car crash on interstate 235. the high humidity near the easton exit caused slick patches that made drivers to lose control and slam into one another. it took nearly to clean up the two hours mess. 3 people did suffer minor injuries.
kurtis: just find out there for the evening hour for most of us. temperatures right now pretty mild. 40 degrees. east winds at 8. but we happen watching is the fall east of the metro. visibility is having proved just a little bit from marshalltown -- have improved a little bit from marshalltown. some locally dense fall. we expect this to improve and about the next 45 minutes or so. what is a blizzard. conduct of snow to blow, snow in wins over 35 miles per hour, and low visibility's for three miles -- for three hours or more. this area in pink is a warm -- is a winter storm warning. northeastern iowa back through southwestern iowa and just to the east and south downing from
war in county. 5.7 at noon. i think it will get a break tomorrow afternoon. northern iowa will continue to snow and then some lighter snow on the way toward the evening. to move in. the ground. colorado, and kansas. futurecast. precipitation by around 10:00. we should get some light rain with a light mix up to the west. the biggest snow, winter storm warning. that is rain through northern missouri. still snowing midmorning. rain east and southeast of the metro. tomorrow afternoon, the snow was up to the north. we will get a break here and then the system will wind up and
snow. slowly moving through as we slide toward 6:00 a.m. for the metro, this is what we are looking at. anywhere from around 6.8 inches to over a foot. this computer model just came ago. let's see what happens. futurecast, through tomorrow, story. lighter amounts to the east. maybe nine inches in a dell. -- in adel. it could be that kind of scenario where southeastern polk county gets 4 inches of snow in northeastern polk county gets maybe 8. snow likely, five to nine inches for the metro. near blizzard conditions here and a blizzard to the north. quiet weather on wednesday after the snow during the morning our.
a bit colder next week. steve: our extended 2016 iowa caucus coverage starts right after this newscast. that means tonight's cbs prime time line-up will be pre-empted. "scorpion", and "ncis, los angeles", will air early tomorrow morning starting at 1:37 a.m.. an all new episode of "supergirl" can be seen early wednesday morning. i will also be at here's a live 1:37 a.m.. look at the caucus media center downtown. coming up, we are live with face
we'll get his t areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility, to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies
of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation, fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope, open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential.
families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. (crowd cheers) i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. hmm hmm hmm-hmm-hmm-hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together [ cheering ] i've got some real estate
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all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. steve: the final poll results have been announced and iowans are heading to the caucus. stacey: chief political reporter cynthia fodor's live with cbs political director john dickerson. cynthia: that is right, we are here with john, who has been spending quite a bit of time in iowa covering the caucuses. this isn't just first rodeo. john, you said you have been -- this is your sixth caucus, correct? how is this been different? john: donald trump, which is
the wonderful thing about them is being in living rooms and small little locations with candidates to build support by one and twos, maybe a dozen if they are lucky, at least a year and a half ago. donald trump comes in, has huge rallies, kind of this trying a huge model for the caucuses. that has been the biggest difference. that two races in parallel, the trump version. cynthia: what do you think of this process, starting here in the middle of america with iowa? john: i have a big fan of iowa. my mom is from the midwest. state. money as part of campaigns and so much of it, once it leaves highway kind of gets faster and race. iowa forces the candidates to get small, talk to voters,
it is not perfect, but it is a good way to make the politics small in a world where, through social media, everything is nationalized. cynthia: democracy in action, face to face. speaking of other states, i imagine you are leaving here and heading to new hampshire. for those of us in iowa, we haven't thought past tonight. how much will what happens here tonight influence what will happen there and down the road? john: historically, it had mixed records of influencing new hampshire. they cling to the idea that basically they are going to make up their own minds about what is going on. of course, the candidates that do well here will try to transfer the success they have in iowa into new hampshire. we will just have to see how it shakes out. people have been talking about whether marco rubio is on the rise at the end. if he is, he will be sort of
he said, you haven't heard much from me but now i am on the scene because i had a strong third showing in iowa. it will be a part of the conversation. the question is how much. we will have to wait for the results. cynthia: this all starts here for you and you will be covering the race all the way through on "face the nation," whic one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children,
and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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