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korea. and it is warm out there. temperatures have warmed up into the 80s areawide. we have plenty of sunshine right now in cedar rapids. it is 85. we are warming up and we have high humidity levels right now. temperatures are in the 80s areawide. 87 in waterloo. 88 and iowa city. 86 in washington. temperatures will continue to climb close to 90 this afternoon. wh humidity, the heat index is already at 90. it feels hotter than the actual temperature. 92 in cedar rapids. 96 and iowa city. 95 in washington. as we head through the afternoon, we could continue to have feels like values close to
today's heat means a short day for some eastern iowa students. right now, at least three districts, including iowa city, are dismissing class early.you can see the real-time list of early outs on our website, cbs 2 iowa dot com. right now, president obama is on a historic visit to the country of laos.he's the first sitting president to isolated southeast asian nation. nation.and as margaret brennan shows us, he's already in the middle of a diplomatic dispute. dispute. it was a shocking insult from us, he's already in the midi of the diplomatic dispute. >> nobody but nobody -- >> reporter: it was a shocking insult from u.s. military alley >> you must be respectful. >> reporter: speaking, the philippine president told reporters that he called the was president, a son of a pitch, if questioned about his
more than 2000 suspected drug dealers since july. when asked to respond, president obama chose his words carefully. >> i have seen some of those colorful statements in the past and clearly he is a colorful guy. >> reporter: but mr. obama then swiftly canceled his tuesday meeting with the president who is known for those unusually crass comments. including pursing the pope and using a homophobic slur to describe the u.s. ambassador to the philippines. instead, president obama is dealing with another crisis in asia. nuclear armed north korea fired off three ballistic missiles into the sea of japan yesterday. a reckless move, the white house said, that threatened boats and planes in the area. it rattled the nerves of u.s. allies in south korea. president obama discuss how to respond to the incident with this south korea president
including this week while china was hosting the g20. >> reporter: president obama will next try to repair a rift with laos, a country where people are still dying from american bombs dropped during the vietnam war. president obama will meet with some of those victims tomorrow. margaret brennan, cbs news, laos. president obama announced today that the u.s. has pledged $90 million for a three-year country of those unexploded bombs. the bombs still kill or severely injured about 50 people every year. hillary clinton and donald trump are hitting battleground states today but it's trump's recent trip to mexico that has people talking. the republican presidential candidate said texaco's president broke the ground rules when he said they discussed trumps reposed wall on the u.s.-mexico border.
to mexico last month in what looked like a softening of his hard-line stance against illegal immigration. >> we discussed that it would not be discussed. but they know my stance. >> clinton said she believes trump went to mexico with a different mission. >> it's been the mission of his whole campaign from the very first day to demonize immigrants. >> clinton is dealing with her email scandal, answering questions about the issue for the first time in months. both candidates will spe campaigning in key battleground states. trump will be in virginia today while clinton heads to florida. 21st century fox has now reached a settlement deal with gretchen carleson. the former fox news anchor sued former ceo and chairman, roger ailes, in july for sexual harassment and retaliation ailes, who resigned from fox in july, will pay an unknown portion of the $20 million settlement he has continuously denied the claims. since then,
accusing him of the same thing. lawyers for ailes had no comment. also today, longtime fox news host, greta van susteren announced she is leaving the channel. just about an hour ago on facebook and twitter, she said fox news has not felt like a home to her for a few years and she is now taking advantage of a clause in her contract senior political analyst, britt hume, when a takeover her show. new developments in a nearly 30-year-old minnesota kidnapping case. is sparking interest in a missing child case and iowa. yesterday marked 34 years since johnny gosch disappeared from a west des moines neighborhood. friends and family are holding onto hope they will find out what happened to johnny. the presence of the johnny gosch foundation still has his "stranger danger. what to teach your kids about if you're walking to school and somebody pulls up, what do i do? withdraw and you run."
yearly basis by a group of officers who specifically look at old unsolved cases. linn county supervisors are now pushing back a vote voteplanned for today on raising the minimum wage.last week, they voted for the first time - -to raise the wage to 10-25 an today on raising the minimum wage. last week they voted for the first time to raise the wage to $10.25 an hour by the year 2019. a second reading and vote were scheduled for this morning but supervisors instead table the issue until t'mars meeting to add more leg ordinance. if the vote goes through, two more times, the minimum wage would increase to $8.25 starting in january. in johnson county, drivers who use the highway 965 bridge on the iowa river when he to find an alternate route today, crews are started construction on the bridge fully closing it down. the road has been reduced to one lane for the past few months. crews will work to replace the bridge deck. this project is expected to be complete by the end of november.
jobs to 12 different countries. so don't believe the hat. you can't make america great again, if you don't make things tropical in america. powerful surf is pounding away at the new england coast today, as what was welcome
back to tropical storm force winds and powerful surf pounding away at the new england coast today. as what was once hurricane hermine turns in the atlanta. the storm is expected to stall in the area making for a long period of damaging weather from new york's long island to cape cod. rough surf and rip currents attracted thrillseeker's despite efforts from officials to keep them out of the water.
flipped over by the waves. they are pulled out by rip currents. it's a very dangerous place. >> fortunately the brunt of hermine spared the region. by tomorrow, forecasters predict the storm will head out to see again. we are in the weather center now with rebecca. we've had such beautiful weather. now it's back to that hot and humid kind. >> it was almost like fall is here but now it's not. it's going to come back. many to get through some heat and humidity in showers and storms. there is summerlike weather is happening right now. temperatures have warmed up into the 80s areawide. it feels very muggy outside. we have low 80s north of highway 20. 87 in waterloo. 85 and cedar rapids. 88 in iowa city and 86 in washington. the humidity is high. we can see that with dew points.
that is what we have right now areawide. we're in the 70s all day long so far. it will continue to stay that way. that will lead to a heat index that is higher than the actual temperature. we have temperatures in the 80s and almost everyone has heat index values in the 90s. it feels like 92 and cedar rapids. 96 and iowa city. 93 in waterloo. about 5 to 10 degrees hotter than the actual temperature. that will go up from here. we could have index values get close to 100 degrees across the entirety of eastern iowa to -- through the afternoon. that could last for several hours before the sun set after the sun sets, that is what i'm keeping an eye on -- this cold front to the north. that was slowly sink south through the night in lead to the chance for showers and thunderstorms. for much of the day, this will stand into portions of wisconsin and minnesota this afternoon. as it moves further south, it
we talked about this this morning. we do have a flood watch in effect for chickasaw, allamakee, winneshiek, clayton and fayette counties. that goes until wednesday night. the potential for heavy rainfall that could lead to flooding in those areas. we could see upgrades to flash flood watches later. we do need to watch this. after about 7:00 tonight we will see scattered showers and storms develop north of highway 20 those will slowly moved south through the overnight hours, reaching this will continue southward until 5:00. we could be waking up to a messy commute in the morning tomorrow for parts of the area. we're also watching the potential for strong storms. the storm production center has outlined an area north of highway 20, near and northeast of waterloo for tonight. this is a low risk that we could see a strong storm. it would be capable of producing gusty winds and heavy rainfall. now we're picking up wednesday
more rainfall is on the way, heavy rain at that. we will l have a very moist, tropical air mass in place that will likely lead to heavy rainfall rates through the night tonight and into parts of tomorrow. we could have some grounds of showers and storms and we will see dry time i thursday. this will continue to be warm and humid. a chance for rain increasing tonight into wednesday. by thursday, we do have dry time. it will be warm. we will be in between systems. friday and we have the potential for heavy rain and flooding. then, here comes fall weather once again. it comes back in time for the weekend. then we warm up again by monday. we could have some lows that get into the 40s and 50s. it's going to be cool air coming back. we need to get through this. >> not bad.
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welcome back. there are many exciting milestones for students but come to -- some can be expensive. i learned some helpful tips to find the best prices for homecoming dresses in today's, beyond the books. >> schooldays are back in students are looking forward to the homecoming dance. parents on the other hand, are sweating, thinking about the bill. amanda, with the iowa fashio project, said now is a great time to shop. >> it's at the end of wedding season. many of these local bo they are trying to clear out their inventories. will find a lot of counts on sale. >> she said shopping consignment stores will help cut the cost. >> you can find dresses at a fraction of the retail price. and you may find anything you might need from jewelry to shoes and accessories. only wear them once so...and since that is a true statement, renting a dress online is a great option but
>> since that is a true statement, renting address online is a great option but be careful. >> there are many companies out there with accounts are knockoffs. they use the picture that the manufacturer provides but it's teenager had their heart set on. for online options dayna suggests rent the runway or promgirl dot com.for a really unique option, there are designers locally who'll custom make a dress. dress.whats great with local on. >> for online options, data suggest rent the runway.com or long grove.com. end the perfect dress is the one that reflects the teens personality and style. enjoy the process of finding the dress finding the accessories getting your hair and makeup done. all of that is just as fun as the dance itself. to find out more about iowa fashion project visit our website, cbs2 iowa-dot-com.
it's now a waiting game until the fed's next meeting in two weeks. most investors think the somewhat disappointing august jobs report makes welcome back. it's a waiting game until the fed's next meeting in two weeks. most investors report makes it less likely the fed will raise interest rates this month and will instead wait until after the november election. the markets opened higher today after the labor day holiday. general motors has settled two cases related to faulty ignition switches. for an undisclosed amount emma gm, one back to earlier cases early this or. another case was dropped before trial and three have been
people who either rejected or chose not to pursue settlements through a special compensation fund that awarded about $595 million to surviving victims and families. a new type of housing is following the motto of, access not ownership it seems that millennials trade privacy for social connections. chris martinez shows us how it works. >> reporter: she is showing her newest guest a renovated loft she calls, the future of housing >> we are in a sharing economy. people are showing their homes and cars. tasks are being shared online. >> reporter: she is the founder of, podge or come in membership- based residents designed for people who are on vacation or staying in the area. it's part of a movement toward code living. more buildings are popping up around the nation with a dorm like atmosphere. this one in new york called, we live, offers modern amenities where residents can to live,
version of the same concept. a stay here cost $40 or $50 a in common areas...like the shared kitchen.milennials sammy burkhart and emma greenspan became friends while staying here.(sot-sammy burkhart/ podshare guest) "like, i like sharing everything, it's funa& i feel like it brings us closer." (sot-emma greenspan/ podshare guest)"there's a lot more value to the experiences than having ownership over something."right now - podshare is only in l-a but beck hopes to stretch the model far beyond california. chris martinez, cbs news, los martinez, cbs chris california. beyond california.chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. podshare opened its first location in los angeles in beyond california. >> chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. pot share opened its first location in los angeles in 2013. grocery store prices are now down everything from when dozen eggs, gallon of milk and a pound of meat is costing about a sensor $.50 less than this time last year. the country's food supplies are
overseas markets like china were a strong dollar has made american goods more expensive. for all that food you will buy there is help in the kitchen. a new smart oven from bosch can adjust cooks times, temperature and humidity based on a recipe that you selected through an app this series 8 of it will be available starting in october. rebecca has weather for us coming up. first, here is a look at
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tuesday...it's tarantula ti welcome back. a fun fact for you on this tuesday. it is tarantula mating season. park rangers are warning hikers that you may see more of these huge guys out there as they search for their better halves. now tarantulas are said to be more likely to head out at sunset in search of her borough occupied by a female. although they are venomous they are said to pose no real threat to humans. female spiders can hatch anywhere between 50 and 1000 eggs depending on the type of tarantula they are.
the beach at sunset? >> apparently at sunset, yes. when the site sets tonight it will be a little cooler. we also have a chance for showers and thunderstorms. before then it will continue to be hot and humid. temperatures warming close to 90. we could have heat index values even higher than that, close to 100. clouds will build later tonight. showers and thunderstorms start to develop north of highway 20, tonight. some could be strong and could produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall. it could be a soggy commute for some of us as the rain continues into the morning hours of wednesday. then we have some rounds to get through throughout the day on wednesday. heavy rainfall is a concern. a flood watch is in effect for chickasaw allamakee, winneshiek, clayton and fayette counties until wednesday night.
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