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early morning news. due to the already saturated grounds and significant amounts of rain, dangerous flooding is occurring across the tv9 viewing area. we have what's headed our way. in waverly, city leaders are urging people close to the cedar river on the city's south side to evacuate as the threat of flooding approaches. as water rushes downstream, businesses in cedar rapids are getting ready. good friday morning! it's 5 o'clock on september 23rd. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... rain continues over portions of the area today with much of the activity wrapping up by noon. heavy rain is again a concern
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forecast focus remains on a quiet night along with a quiet day on saturday. by saturday night, we are back at it already with more rainfall which may cause additional rises on area rivers. stay tuned going into the weekend and river data is constantly updated and tweaked to reflect the latest conditions and forecast.today: morning storms possible, then turning partly sunny. wind: se 5-10. high: 81 tonight: partly cloudy. wind: e 5-10. low: 66 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. high: 85 tom. night: increasing clouds. rain arrives late. wind: se 5-10. low: 65 thanks kaj. some people living in the low
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out of their homes this morning. the city has asked people there to evacuate. many packed their belongings overnight, moving them to safe locations. kcrg-tv9's brea love is live from waverly. shelter for people who had to evacuate their homes? chris and nicole, the city of waverly says a shelter is set up for people at grace baptist church across from mcdonalds. city officials for waverly are predicting the cedar river will rise to 16 feet on saturday. waverly's inflatable dam prevents flooding for some parts of the city, but not the southeast part. now yesterday, students from
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help people move their belongings to higher ground. the school sent out a campus wide alert saying the city needed help. so within the first hour or so more than 75 students came to the city garage to fill and load sandbags. police say the power and gas are going to be shut off at 1 today on the southwest side and people living in that area have to be out this afternoon. live in waverly, brea love, kcrg tv9. here is a map of the flooding impact in waverly based on the national weather service projections. as predicted, flood water is beginning to overtop 7th avenue se and 4th street se. that will effectively isolating that neighborhood. the cedar river is expected to crest to 24.1 feet tuesday morning. again,
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but still 7 feet below the flood of 2008. with a 24-foot crest - this is the potential impact monday into tuesday. several areas of cedar rapids will be affected. this includes the newbo neighborhood as well as the time check area. portions of downtown near the river would also take on water. water would reach the bottom of the bridges downtown. as of now, the city plans to saturday in the downtown area. in cedar rapids, czech village,
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could all be hit hard if the river does crest at 24 feet tuesday. some downtown, newbo and czech village businesses are already making preparations of their own. yesterday, workers at the lion bridge brewing company in czech village cleared kegs out of the taproom. they are also putting all brewing on hold until furth of flooding is going to happen, whether it will get to our building we'll see " as the river continue to rise, crews have put pumps in place in lower areas of the city. street barricades will likely go up along these streets today. forecasters say waters from upstream will push the cedar river in waterloo to a crest of 22 feet saturday afternoon - just above flood stage. city leaders are activating the fletcher avenue floodgates at black hawk creek.
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depending on flood forecasts. " "we're still below the record but we want to make sure that we're prepared for whatever is coming and that would be the second highest crest in the history of flooding on the cedar river in waterloo"" waterloo says sandbags are available at the city's public works building for anyone who needs them. overnight floyd county declared a state of emergency. the county's emergency management agency says they have received rain reports of 11 pl police and fire departments are evacuating those in flood prone areas. that high and fast moving water in floyd county shut down a lot of roads yesterday. the county has opened a shelter at the old middle school on grand avenue in charles city. tv9 took an aerial tour of the shell rock and cedar rivers. the video tells the story. fields are saturated and roads are flooded around greene. it is the same
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shell rock river. the main bridge in downtown is cutoff at both ends. over to the cedar river, the water certainly up at nashua. even further upstream -- people living near the cedar river in nashua have sandbags around their homes this morning. here is a closer look at the cedar river flowing over the dam there last night. the water is very close to the bottom of the bridge in nashua. these are some pictures viewer laurie kristiansen sent. today, a judge will sentence in cedar rapids. after today, he still has to face trial for the death of a homeless woman. rain continues over portions of
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wrapping up concern going forward for the next few hours. the forecast focus remains on a quiet night along with a quiet day on saturday. by saturday night, we are back at it already with more rainfall which may cause additional rises on area rivers. stay tuned going into the weekend and river data is constantly updated and tweaked to reflect the latest conditions and forecast. today: morning storms possible, then
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high: 81 tonight: partly cloudy. wind: e 5-10. low: 66 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. high: 85 tom. night: increasing clouds. rain arrives late. wind: se 5-10. low: 65 thanks kaj. rain continues over portions of the area today with much of the activity wrapping up by noon. heavy rain is again a concern going forward for the next few hours. the forecast focus remains on a quiet night along with a quiet day on satury with more rainfall which may cause additional rises on area rivers. stay tuned going into the weekend and river data is constantly updated and tweaked to reflect the latest conditions and forecast. today: morning storms possible, then turning partly sunny. wind: se 5-10. high: 81 tonight: partly cloudy. wind: e 5-10. low: 66 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. high: 85 tom. night: increasing clouds. rain arrives late. wind:
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homeless man for the murder another homeless man in cedar rapids. instead of the initial 1st degree charge, a jury convicted... travis standlee of "second degree murder" in the death of raymond ursino. police found ursino's body in downtown cedar rapids last september. police say standlee strangled ursino during a fight.
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claimed self-defense and intoxication. standlee also faces a 1st- degree murder charge in the death of sharon mead, who was also homeless. the trial in her death is set to begin in october in scott county. a recent quinnipiac poll shows republican presidential candidate donald trump gaining ground with iowa voters. trump has 44 percent support. his opponent, democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton has 37 percent. the margin of error is four percent. hillary clinton is spen preparing for monday's debate. donald trump also doesn't have any events scheduled today. yesterday, he was out campaigning in pittsburgh. trump briefly talked about this week's violent protests in charlotte, north carolina. the deadly police shooting of a black man tuesday led to these protests. trump is condemning the violent demonstratio ns, saying law-abiding citizens suffer. "our country looks bad to the world, especially when we are supposed to be the world's leader. how can we lead when we can't even control our own cities. " a police union, which endorsed
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week, put out a statement saying the republican nominee should think everyone involved is innocent until proven guilty. don't forget tonight is friday night lights. cedar rapids xavier takes on the decorah vikings in cedar rapids. the game starts at 7:30 tonight, and if you can't make it out we have live coverage on kcrg 9-point-2. farm revenue is declining. in today's agribusiness report, why republicans say new regulations but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning! it's ---. welcome to the agribusiness
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is going down.. and in a senate ag committee hearing.. republicans told agriculture
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producers.. issues senators were worried about included g-m-o labeling.. e-p-a atrazine risk assessment.. livestock marketing rules and the waters of the u-s rule.. vilsack says trade missions.. and investments in biofuels.. is helping.. but he needs the senate to approve new spending for the fiscal year.. which starts october first.. to look at more help for producers.. because a lot of programs have spent what they've gotten this year. "i have spent every dime of out. i have spent every dime of cce money that i have that congress has provided. i have provided as much under the dairy margin protection program as congress has authorized us to do." this was likely secretary vilsack's last hearing before the senate ag committee.. he gave advice as lawmakers look at a new farm bill.. asking them to look at what agriculture needs.
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seed companies were questioned on consolidation. . iowa senator chuck grassley says the potential to develop new products... doesn't outweigh his fears that prices will go up because there is less competition.. he says one of the big reasons for the hearing is to keep the justice department honest.. when it determines if the dow- dupont merger or chemchina-syngenta and monsanto-bayer buyouts violates anti-trust laws... "i'm very concerned about these mergers and the hearing was to tell the justice department and the federal trade commission that w over your shoulder, we expect due diligence to make sure the anti-trust laws are enforced." ---- harvest was slowed down a bit this week by rains across the country.. but so far the grain market is reacting to early yield results.. "we're starting to trade some of the early harvest results, and at this point it's still pretty early. a lot of rain, bean yields are good. " "we're
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the early corn numbers as we really start to build big numbers for illinois for example. corn's rallied, we've been up into a sell signal. not really wanting to sell at this time of year at all. beans we could trigger a sell signal here in the next couple days, we're real close to it. so it could be a small bean selling opportunity at the minute." "china gave us some bullish news opening up the beef exports over to china which that's been positive. big supplies coming on in hogs though." "that's had hogs under pressure not sure we want to do much other than be patient. i'm looking for an opportunity to sell hogs. certainly don't want to do anything here but the real story there is big inventories. weights are up, cutout values are not moving strong enough to the positive to spark any kind of rally here so for the minute in the hog market we're going to wait
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all the time i have for the show today.. thank for tuning in! i hope to see you again tomorrow. ---- we'll post a video every day in the agriculture section of kcrg.com. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt oc: standard the sudden surprise and thrill of nabbing a catch is all part of the fun for amateur anglers. the second highlight is holding the whopper up for the camera. that's next in this week's big ol fish.
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rain continues over portions of the area today with much of the activity wrapping up by noon. heavy rain is again a concern going forward for forecast focus remains on a quiet night along with a quiet day on saturday. by saturday night, we are back at it already with more rainfall which may cause additional rises on area rivers. stay tuned going into the weekend and river data is constantly updated and tweaked to reflect the latest conditions and forecast.today: morning storms possible, then turning partly sunny. wind: se 5-10. high: 81 tonight: partly cloudy. wind: e 5-10. low: 66 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. high: 85 tom. night: increasing
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sized fishing poll, it and in this week's big ol fish, we check out those catches. first cast, first fish for colin wilcox. next up is jaxyn haney and his catch of the day from ellis. shaylee mayberry poses with her 12 inch bass. maliyah borchardt was working robins lake when she landed her first fish.
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hanchett holds up one of 5 blue gills he caught. garrett kaalberg hit the jackpot at hickory hills. now here is a slab bluegill. carson donely caught it on fathers day. beautiful brook trout for noah evanschwartz . batting 9th is brook mangold with her iowa river channel cat. logan jakoubeck holds up the 27 iinch walleye he caught and released per dnr guidelines at lake mille lacs. with all my fishing friend, this is john campbell reporting.
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morning. rivers are rising quickly. in waverly this morning people are packing up before the flooding hits. the city has told people to evacuate on the southwest side of town. all this water is headed down the cedar river basin towards cedar rapids. businesses and home owners are already making preparations for flooding in the city. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... rain continues over portions of the area today with much of the activity wrapping up by noon. heavy rain is again a concern going forward for the next few hours. the forecast focus remains on a quiet night along
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saturday night, we are back at it already with more rainfall which may cause additional rises on area rivers. stay tuned going into the weekend and river data is constantly updated and tweaked to reflect the latest conditions and forecast.today: morning storms possible, then turning partly sunny. wind: se 5-10. high: 81 tonight: partly cloudy. wind: e 5-10. low: 66 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. high: 85 tom. night: increasing clouds. rain arrives late. wind: se 5-10. low: 65 thanks kaj. some people in waverly spent the overnight some people in waverly spent
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they're filling trucks with furniture and anything they can try and save from the rising cedar river -- especially in the southeast part of town by the old green bridge. waverly is one of the many spots in eastern iowa where city leaders are asking people to evacuate if they're at risk of getting flooded out. the city asked people living in the southwest section to leave, with concern that rising water could close off neighborhoods. tv9's brea love is in waverly this mrn staying this morning? chris and nicole, the city of waverly says a shelter is set up for people at grace baptist church across from mcdonalds. city officials for waverly are predicting the cedar river will rise to 6 feet on saturday. waverly's inflatable dam prevents flooding for some parts of the city, but not the southeast part. now yesterday, students from wartburg college helped sandbag and also help people move their belongings to
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campus wide alert saying the city needed help. so within the first hour or so more than 75 students came to the city garage to fill and load sandbags. police say the power and gas are going to be shut off at 1 today on the southwest side and people living in that area have to be out this afternoon. live in waverly, brea love, kcrg tv9. flood water has breached the clarksville
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need to evacuate. earlier yesterday, people worked all day to build sand barriers to keep water from coming into the town. one man helped his parents get ready for the rising water around their house. he spent the day helping them clear their basement. " "in 08, my mother was in here. i actually road the jon boat down theroad we are standing on, pulled up the house, and got my mother out of there.. and so, i think this one might even be more extensive than that one. " flooded a cemetery in clarksville and forced some road closures. in cedar rapids, the downtown and surrrounding areas would take a hard hit if the river does crest at 24 feet on tuesday. if precautions the city makes are not enough to hold back the water, people are using boxes to haul out items -- and sandbags to protect what's left. kcrg tv9's jordee kalk reports on the process of getting ready.
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cedar rapids are prepping for another possible historic flood. many business owners i talked to say they aren't risking any changes, and are already shut down for the weekend.. dave owens runs mad modern. his shop's location is right in the midst of potential floodwater trouble. the city of cedar rapids says czech village, newbo, time check and the downtown core could all be hit hard if the river does crest at 24 feet, and if city preparations are not enough to spent all thursday moving antique furniture into uhauls. at times, he says the flood threat doesn't even feel real. "15:53, it's been sinking in as the days gone on, i thought of in terms of being closed for the weekend but once you go over all the details you realize it's going to be much more intense that that " standup: street barricades are likely to go up along these streets later today. and the final
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opening as early as late saturday or early sunday. in cedar rapids, jordee kalk, kcrg tv9 news. the cedar river is expected to crest to 24.1 feet tuesday morning - more than double flood stage. again, that would be the second highest crest on record, but still 7 feet below the flood of 2008. with a 24-foot crest... here is where the flood water would hit -- if still all hits late monday night or tuesday morning as forecast. areas of cedar rapids are effected. again, this includes the newbo neighborhood as well as the time check area. portions of downtown near the river would also take on water. water would reach the bottoms of the bridges downtown. at the edges of town, ushers ferry and the tait cummins park would also
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sandbagging during a news conference this morning at 10. those who want to volunteer can find more information on the city's website. 14-thousand sandbags will be available. cedar rapids will also begin putting out some of the temporary flood barriers today. at a news conference yesterday,
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in the way of potential flooding to take precautions now. "the most important thing we learned as a city was to use every precaution available i want every property owner, whether personal property, a business or non profit to please look at the map." corbett will join us for a live interview as cedar rapids prepares for the flood. people in cedar falls are also watching the cedar river -- especially those north of the river. the cedar river is expected to crest in the city sometime saturday afternoon -- most of the impact, with the current projections, would be north of the river -- north of downtown. there is sand and sand bagging stations located at 3 different spots around town. mayor jim brown said says the city spent
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"8:58:32 there's a perfect storm up north so everything from even southern minnesota that is coming down there's different forms and there's different entries that ultimately end up just north of downtown near the cedar river and that can cause some problems. " the city says to keep checking its website for updates as it continues to monitor the situation. millions of people with yahoo emails say their information was hacked during the last two years. news of this security breach doesn't come at a good time, as the company
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rain continues over portions of
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wrapping up by noon. heavy rain is again a concern going forward for the next few hours. the forecast focus remains on a
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saturday night, we are back at it already with more rainfall which may cause additional rises on area rivers. stay tuned going into the weekend and river data is constantly updated and tweaked to reflect the latest conditions and forecast. today: morning storms possible, then turning partly sunny. wind: se 5-10. high: 81 tonight: partly cloudy. wind: e 5-10. low: 66 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. clouds. rain arrives late. wind: se 5-10. low: 65 thanks kaj. rain continues over portions of the area today with much of the activity wrapping up by noon. heavy rain is again a concern going forward for the next few hours. the forecast focus remains on a quiet night along with a quiet day on saturday. by saturday night, we are back at it already with more rainfall which may cause additional rises on area
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river data is constantly updated and tweaked to reflect the latest conditions and forecast. today: morning storms possible, then turning partly sunny. wind: se 5-10. high: 81 tonight: partly cloudy. wind: e 5-10. low: 66 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. high: 85 tom. night: increasing clouds. rain arrives late. wind: se 5-10. low: 65 thanks kaj.
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pay big dividends. at least 500 million yahoo accounts were hacked, likely making it the biggest digital break-in of an email provider ever. the breach comes as the company wants to close a 4-point-8 billion dollar sale to verizon communications. the hack started in 2014 and raises questions about yahoo, which has had a drop off in revenue over the past 8 years. at on our city cam.
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rain continues over portions of the area today with much of the activity wrapping up by noon. heavy rain is again a concern going forward for the next few quiet night along with a quiet day on saturday. by saturday night, we are back at it already with more rainfall which may cause additional rises on area rivers. stay tuned going into the weekend and river data is constantly updated and tweaked to reflect the latest conditions and forecast.today: morning storms
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5-10. high: 81 tonight: partly cloudy. wind: e 5-10. low: 66 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. high: 85 tom. night: increasing clouds. rain arrives late. wind: se 5-10. low: 65 thanks kaj. rain continues over portions of the area today with much of the activity wrapping up concern going forward for the next few hours. the forecast focus remains on a quiet night along with a quiet day on saturday. by saturday night, we are back at it already with more rainfall which may cause additional rises on area rivers. stay tuned going into the weekend and river data is constantly updated
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and forecast.today: morning storms possible, then turning partly sunny. wind: se 5-10. high: 81 tonight: partly cloudy. wind: e 5-10. low: 66 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. high: 85 tom. night: increasing clouds. rain arrives late. wind: se 5-10. low: 65 thanks kaj. sports is next. stay with
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cedar rapids toyota. midland 6'1 senior wide receiver connor harms is one of the top receivers in the state.. harms had over 1,000 yards receiving last year and 13 touchdowns. and he already has 8 td's and 405 yards this season for the 4-1 eagles.. just doing my best the line give alex plenty of time to the throw the ball and he gets ball fade rout a lot that helps with your size right ? alex throws it up and i try get it over the top of kids and it works out. now you're getting double teamed has that been difficult for you. it has but other players have stepped up we are still able to score. fun offense to play in it is a lot of fun helps to have a quarterback look at this guy are you 6"4 no 6"5 it helps to have a 6"5 qb? it does he is over top everybody and he can throw
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their. all i have tondo is catch it. what kind of goals have you set as a team? we want to make it to the dome i feel we have a good chance to make it this year. we are going to have a little receiving drill it's called the distraction drill. if i lose i have to do you chores the distraction drill is where you yell the other receivers name after you throw the ball and they have to whip around spot the ball anc loses.. and i barely made this juggling catch.. my reactions are what they used to be.. and connor showed his great hands and i was still dizzy from the last catch and couldn't locate this one and it was over.. i had to got connor's family farm and do his chores for the night.. cleaning out the grain bin.. it's hard work and connor's dad was a little hard on me.. i am doing the best that
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my back is a little sore that is hard work..high school football tonight. district play wash and jeff at kingston. ... jefferson's still looking for its first win of the year... but wash's defense created a lot of havoc, future iowa state cyclone o'rien vance not fooled on the read option, tackle for a loss... on the ensuing jefferson punt, wash's drew dostal takes the ball on the bounce, he a lot of open space... one man to beat, makes a nice cutback and takes it in for the 59-yard touchdown... warriors up 7-0... later in the 2nd quarter, 4th and 9, bryan kunde with the play-action... looking for dostal who hauls it in for the 20-yard touchdown... wash up 14-0... jeff had a tough time getting some offense going, rane weiland with a free shot on the quarterback in the qc tonight senior at davenport west. quaraterback chaz hancock with the sneak to
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senior took a 14-7 second quarter lead on the 3 yard touchdown run from sam schnee.. and the next time they touched the schnee with the 12 yard score he had 170 yards rushing in the fist half alone and and then senior went up stairs hancock hits kent-arion johnson for the 36 yard touchdown strike and senior big over davenport west 56-13. and finally high school volleyball...monticello hosting regina and the panther faithful were fired up...the regals won the opener but they katharine dunn finds the far corner to pull regina within a point... --but the panthers answer with a big run...check out the block from freshman jordan kuper... --more from kuper as she hammers the free ball...monticello wins the second set 25-14... --then lauren ries gets in on the action as monticello beats regina 3-1.
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it's friday, september 23rd. starting off with a live look at . cities in the northern part of our viewing area are evacuating, preparing, and hoping flooding isn't as bad as predicted. here is a live look at waverly where people living on the southeast side are evacuating. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news morning news. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara

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