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right now, live at five,the latest wave of distruction from wildfires blazing through tennessee. it's containment and the future of gatlinburg. first - a dreary fall right now live at 5, the latest instruction from wildfires blazing in tennessee. it's containment and the future of gatlinburg. first, a dreary fall day out there. let's check in with chief meteorologist terry swails with the weather rs is snowing. we were not expecting the snow and you can see it spends across southeastern iowa. nothing accumulated -- accumulating expected out of this. i don't think much will be south of highway 20. the showers are caused by a minor disturbance dropping to the southeast. once it spends by, it will take the snow showers later tonight.
another dreary day and for the commute it will be dry and cloudy. temperatures will hover around 33-34 degrees. later in the afternoon, not much rise with temperatures and we should hover around 36-37 for the high temperature. in the next 24 hours, meteorological winter is december and into january and february. we are starting things off like that for december 1. police havcl situation in marion the force two elementary schools and the lockdown. police tell cbs 2 news there was never threat to the public. they'd locked down emerson elementary and saint joseph as a precaution. community members are
new information right nowabout a north carolina police officer who shot and killed a man in september -- prompting days of violent protests. police - "drop the gun!" wife - "he doesn't have a gun."that's video from keith scott's wife. today - a judge decided ?not to file charges against the officer.he says he saw keith scott marijuana joint and holding a gun.the video shows the officer repeatedly telling scott to put his gun down. ."the reality is that mr. scott could have raised his gun and killed officer vincent or another officer before any of them could have reacted to the threat." the case gained national attention after scott's wife shared cellphone video she took of the moments leading up to the killing. the family says they have not yet decided whether to file civil charges.
thinking about protesting ?now - to do so peacefully and lawfully. new today - the iowa stead family children's hospital is announcing a move-in ?delay. children were initially supposed to begin moving into the hospital december 10th. that's now pushed back to late january or early february of next year. a thanksgiving day fire devastated a central city business and stretched fire resources thin.cbs 2 news reporter joe huisinga tells us how small departments tackle big blazes. small town fire departments like the one in central city are made up of volunteers and when the face fires like this one at iowa gold distributing they depend on other departments for help.mutual aid agreements allow other area departments to respond when the need arises.the fire at iowa gold distributing brought 14 aid. mutual aid agreements allow other departments to respond
agencies together with 10 of those being other area fire departments. it ensures they have enough manpower, equipment and backup to take on the big fires and even major traffic crashes. the volunteers have other jobs and that means not everyone can always answer the call.>> as a volunteer for the fire department, we are on call 24 seven. if you if you are available, you go. if you are not available, that's the downside. you hope that you have enough crews and members to help you out.>> reporter: right now the linn county emergency management is actually in the process of reviewing and modernizing its initial passage mutual aid agreements. covering the corridor or and
cbs 2 news live at 5 the death toll is up to 7 people and families are searching for massive wildfire as arson. more than 400-emergency workers are doing what they can to put out flames--while bracing for the possibility of spot fires.a terrifying 24 hours has now left at least 400 homes and businesses destroyed. strong storms and heavy rain moved through last night - possibly helping firefighters. the blaze is only 10-percent contained. more than 14- thousand people have been shelters. now, many are praying their loved ones are safe.michael reed hasn't heard from his wife or two daughters since monday night as they tried to escape. "michael reed/wife and daughters missing in fires: "i've called the other shelters here, they said she isn't there...just hoping for a miracle."flash"personally i think i've lost my house but you know things can be rebuilt." the mayor of gatlinburg had his own home and business of 31 years burn to the ground.
asking people to plan a vacation there to help the town get back on its feet. you can help people in the corridor stay warm this coming winter.cbs 2 news reporter mellaney moore is here to talk about preparation going on right now in johnson county. in the coming weeks, the shelter house in iowa city wants to increase their services to help keep people warm.they hope the community will help them make it happen.the shelter house gives people experiencing homelessness short-term housing and helps them get staff say this time of year, exposure to the elements can cause frostbite and even death. the last two years, they've opened an emergency shelter for those who can not or will not use shelter house.the "out of the cold campaign" is looking to raise 45 thousand dollars to support additional services and the emergency shelter. 08:34:26 we've had a lot of anecdotal data that states that we haven't had anybody from the streets of iowa city having frostbite and certainly not dying in the last two
that.the shelter house says the easiest way to give is online.we have a link at cbs 2 iowa dot com.mellaney moore, cbs 2 news, live at five. the herbert hoover presidential library-museum is bringing ?back its ?tree mellaney moore cbs 2 news live at 5 bringing back the tree exhibit . this year's theme is timeless toys. some of the trees in the exhibit include a barbie tree, a monopoly treat, tree and much more. the exhibit's curator says that watching the reactions is the best part. >> people are excited in there is a lot of nostalgia. people walk up and they see a tree and they say, i remember that toy, that was my favorite. or, i remember my brother or sister had that one. >> reporter: you can see the exhibit from now through january 2. let's check in with chief meteorologist terry swails . you mentioned that is snowing
november flakes, are they small? >> from what i saw, they had decent size and the taste is right on for early december and we are good with that. later in the year they get stale. >> they are old by then. >> these are fresh in the first we have seen around this year. there will be more as we go through the night. there might be just a dusting in the northern counties, but that will be about it with this particular system. on the radar, you can see the showers are not overly organized and they just kind of come and go as they rotate through the area. this is a pretty weak disturbance and just strong enough to squeeze out the available moisture. the most concentrated band of showers extends from southwestern dubuque county back through monticello and back to cedar rapids and down to use -- down to iowa city and then over toward black --
snow that will end after midnight tonight and that will be pretty much it for the next couple of days. and, the snow is running a little late. we did the back in the record books and 84 out of the past 124 years, we have seen measurable snow by this time, november 30. not this year, just a few flakes and we will consider that a trace. typically the first one inch of snow occurs around december 1 and we won't have that. we are running late on the snow tomorrow morning, that will be gone and we still have clouds around. it looks like temperatures to start the day should be in the range of 33-34 degrees. this center -- is centered around the great lakes states and the trough extends west from that and that is what is squeezing out the moisture in the upper-level disturbance there. as it moves by, it takes the actual snow with it. clouds will hang tough for the next 24 hours and i don't see
friday. here is the predictor and at 7:00 it shows a few isolated snow showers around. by midnight, those have moved to the east and by tomorrow morning i think the snow showers will be gone. we will still have clouds. here we are at noon and there are no big changes and a lot of clouds around. by tomorrow night, we are still in the clouds and with the absence of sunshine tomorrow, the temperatures will not go up 40s for the high temperatures. now, i want to take you up in the satellite and you can see this coming off the pacific. there are three disturbances and one of those is causing the snow today and another one could produce light snow on saturday and sunday. another one behind that is a bigger system. we have two models here and this is what the u.s. one is showing. it is showing it going from western iowa and producing heavy snow through the plains states and into western minnesota. the european model takes a different track and it runs a further to the south and
all we can tell you is that we have to wait a couple of more days to get the track ironed out. the system will impact some part of the mixed wet -- the midwest by next week. temperatures around 31-33 for the low was scattered snow showers around for the next few hours. on the south end, temperatures are expected to bottom out around 33 in cedar rapids and 35 in sigourney. again, scattered snow showers in spots. for the north tomorrow, more clouds around and a cold day with temperatures in the mid- 30s. 35-36 should do it. the southern counters -- county slightly warmer with temperatures at 36-38. there will be westwind to 10- 15. the next chance of snow is late saturday night and early in the day on sunday. we warm up to 43 on monday and then the next storm comes in producing rain or snow in parts
out, temperatures will be in flux and so will the precipitation. thank you terry . the weather team continues with meteorologist rebecca kopelman there is one spot we are looking out right now. as we get colder and colder , right now on the roads there is highways and everything is moving along just fine. down into iowa city, there is slow traffic occurring along parts of dubuque street and also a long [ null ] and strive . in fact, there are multiple reports of a traffic jam in iowa city near the university. there are slick spots out there mack, but it shouldn't last
it shouldn't last long because the ground is warm. we did have traffic backed up along collins road along counsel street northeast. it is still pretty busy out there, but everything is moving along just fine. down south along i-80 and i- 380, everything is moving along and not as busy out there. tomorrow morning we have an area of concern along i-80 at highway 30. there will be a detour in place om until 6:00 tomorrow morning. it won't last very long. if you leave work early in the still ahead live at five... on the road without wi-fi but still want your netflix?see how the company is bringing in cedar rapids. see how netflix is bringing programming to your mobile devices. let's take another -- another live look from the cedar rapids sky cam showing
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certain types of exercise can help you live longer. researchers looked at surveys of 80,000 adults and found that swimming, racquet sports and aerobics are linked to the best odds of living a longer, pull her life. those head bobs that you get in the afternoon are costs the economy more than 410-billion dollars a year. researchers say lower productivity and higher risk of death from sleep deprivation have a ?big impact on the economy. "here's a live look a& will be back with another look at your weather first forecast when live at 5 returns.first - a look at what's coming up new tonight at six. this is scott sanborn.a proposed change to iowa law could help keep our kids safer.. plus...a big day for a corridor school that fosters big ideas. it's getting even bigger.these stories and more, all new tonight on cbs 2 news
santa sleigh has gifts for special children. rudolph has other friends. this was for the children's hospital in san diego. seaworld visitors entertain the kids who need a break. the children like the penguins, a beaver, and aloe and some exotic -- and aloe -- an owl and some exotic birds. >> i really like penguins.>> they would be perfectly in place right here. we do have snowflakes flying and you can see they are scattered. they will be around for a few hours. by tomorrow they are gone. the highs will be in the upper
glaim can deadly disasters in the deep south. >> we took off running. the wind picked us up and threw us glaim tornadoes and firefighters force thousands to flee. also tonight, a charlotte police officer is cleared in the shootingave black man that led to days of arrest. >> officer vincent saw mr. scott holding up a semiautomatic handgun. >> mason: hunt for a killer mountain lion. and the wake-up call about the high cost of sleep deprivation for productivity and longevity. captioning sponsored by cbs