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the countdow just about 30 hours now and tell the broncos kickoff against the patriots. at sports authority field fans are showing their pride. final preparations are made at the stadium. we are looking at everything from prices on last- minute tickets to who is on the injured list. back one thing that could put a hitch intense plans to come to the game for denver is the mass of winter storm hitting the east coast and mid-atlantic. we will take a look at thhse cancellations and how much snow they will have the for it is all over.
>> it is gorgeous outside this morning. it is hard to omplete when you watch the video of what is taking place on the east coast. they are getting hammered. a beautiful sunrise for us. grab your coffee and come join us for the next hour or two. if you are headed to the mid-% atlantic chances are you're not going to get there today. this is what it looks like. look at all of that rain and snow. freezing rain, conditions in washington dc where they have had about a foot or up to 2 feet of snow. colorado is nice and quiet. we have some clouds but no wet weather today. ready much statewide. we are in for a nice mild day. heading out you will notice to temperatures in denver are near freezing. greeley is colder at 19. you will warm-up but you will
down south in colorado springs 44. mixed temperatures. we'll have some mountain clouds coming over and depending on where you are that's the really change the temperature. here in denver we could top out at 58. it is going to be a great afternoon. all of those will change tomorrow just in time for the broncos game. we will have the full forecast `n just a moment. broncos fever in full effect around denver. thousands came out last night for the celebration on larimer. we met fans from all of the country here ii hopes of seeing what many believe may be manning and brady's final matchup. perhaps good news for the broncos. the patriots have an one a road game since 2006. denver7 reporter lindsay watts is life larimer square.
>> reporter: broncos fans are coming in from across the nation for this game. some of them having to take on the massive snowstorm out east to get here. when they arrived it is great restaurants. this is a huge weekend in denver. we talked to some of the out-of- towners here including friends from dallas who are celebrating a 35th birthday but also a father and son who made the journey from philadelphia to see the broncos beat the patriots, specifically to watch number 18, peyton manning. >> what a bit -- what a better way to takk him to see his role model. >> today is my birthday. we came in just we came here in styleeand are celebrating the broncos victory on sunday! >> reporter: i also met some denver fans who take things to the next level.
decked out for every game. they hung out with us yesterday morning and then went to children's hospital, bringing their spirit to the young patients there and then to ashley elementary school. that school's principal is a patriots fan so students loved it when the mile high monster took him down. so much excitement and pride all across our city and state this morning. >> we absolutely love to see that. thank you so much. take a look at your screen. this is really cool video. you saw lindsay on the ground here at larimer square. above. check out what it looks like that you can see, thisswas quite at this time, but it iss in each perspective over the square. >> by the way, there are more than 2000 tickets available for
don't let the patriots fans get the prices seem to be dropping. if you don't mind sitting further from the field you can get a ticket for just over $200. closer you will pay in the thousands but the cheapest we found on the first level was about $2800. we found an upper level in the zone seat for nearly $6000. [ >> security is a big priority surrounding tomorrow's game. the state thooas securiiy office tells us they are working with local partners monitoring for possible threats. they are also depending on the public to report anything they see out of place. if you see anything, make sure you say something. keep the broncos pride pictures coming in. you can see our gallery right % here. we have seen adorable babies, and even that's polar bear sending a broncos cheer all the way from crested butte.
your pictures with us on facebook and twitter. coverage continues. tomorrow morning here on denver7. had in sports, do the broncos players hate the patriots? we will hear what they have to say in about 15 minutes. right now we want to talk about all the storms on the east coast. right nowwnine deaths are already being blamed on the incredible winter storm making its way across the eastern us. this is not over yet. it will continue. some 85 million americans in the storm path taking a look at the satellite and radar, you can really notice it is pushing up a long mid-atlantic. this snow is wrapping around and causing a lot of problems. problems on the roadways, in the air and a big ripple affect all across the country. kenneth takes a look. >> reporter: blizzard blast. blinding white out conditions, heavy snow and bone chilling
blizzard watches and warnings from dc to new york airports in the northeast are closed -`thousands of flights canceled. town. >> reporter: in philadelphia the streets are covered. a snow emergency in effect in dc it is predicted to be the biggest blizzard since the 1920s. expected. >> it has life and death applications. >> reporter: this storm impacting more than 80 millionn people left a blanket of snow in the south. this also wreaked havoc in kentucky, a 35 mile stretch of i 35 closed, leaving more than 3000 drivers stranded. emergency shelters are open. in the carolinas, georgia and virginia snowplows are working thousands of crashes on the roadways. several people have died. >> it is definitely ice. i
morning in my dump truck. >> reporter: crews have been working around the clock to save even our four-legged friends. this large st. bernard fell through the ice in this freezing lake. fireffghters jumped into action, rescued the dog and got him warmed up. this storm has already left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. crews are working to restore power in dc. people have been told to stay off the streets because it is only going to get worse. >> because of the storm airlines have canceled about 7500 flights for today. you can expect to see more. this is a look at the misery map from flight aware. you can see the biggest delays will be on the east coast. we are also seeing some trouble in texas. dallas is the fourth worst right now.
a few delays in denver but not nearly what we are seeing on the east coost. if you're heading northeast check your flight. that is for sure. >> plan on waiting another day -`or so. the controversy surrounding the oscars is now prompting changes. >> a lot of people are complaining about the oscars being too white. the changes the academy is making to make sure that is not the case.
paying more taxes at the pump. $.22 of every gallon goes to cdot. more than $.18 goes to the feds. today the executive director of cdot joiied marshall on politics unplugged along with andrew telling us those numbers should be hired. >> i think they should both change. if you think about it, the prices for things that we were paying for in 1993 are not what `e are paying now. think about your salary in 1993 . what you are paying for it rents, mortgage, the price of bread. everything else has gone up. i don't pay contractors in 19 $93. i can't say i'm taking a dollar from 1993, it is about $.40 today. >> you can see politics unplugged at 4:00 tomorrow. find out who's lineup to run against michael bennet for the u.s. senate . denver is discussing a rapid transit line along colfax avenue.
carries a price tag of 125 $125- $135 million. it would create a dedicated bus line on colfax street. travel times taking away a lane of traffic. the project would include 20 stops. >> there is going to be a dedicated traveling much like yyu would see right now on broadway. in addition to that dedicated quicker boarding times, the buzz transits will make stops more frequuntly, about every five minutes. >> local neighborhood groups are asking for feedback from residents for their concern is taking away a lien from drivers could increase traffic on other nearby streets. if you own a home may be in for some sticker shock on your next property tax statement. home values are increasing rapidly and with them so our property taxes for the average homeowner in denver is paying just more than $1700 this year.
>> there telling me it has gone up $300. that is crazy! >> i don't have a problem with it but i think we need to invest in those things. i think we are seeing in cities like went to michigan where they didn't invest and that is what you get. >> the denver chief financial officer says the average house in denver is now valued at $280,000. that is $60,000 higher than last year's average. however, we checked zillow as well and it has denver's median sale price of $331,000. printers are also expected to shell out quite a bit more this about 4% more. this is according to the real estate site zillow. the increase would mean denver would be the fifth most expensive place to rent in the united states. there is good news. the increase is less than last year. last year rents skyrocketed about 8.7%. the average in denver right now
>> nearly $1950 a month. turning now to the controversy surrounding the oscars expect the academy is making changes to the words to make sure it includes talent from diverse backgrounds and cultures. president. cheryl boone isaacs announced yesterday the academy will double the number of female and minority memberr by 2020. she says it will be delete diversified leadership by adding three new seats to the board of governors. >> all this follows an extensive -- extensive online backlash. many noticed the nominated actors this year are all white. the avalanche danger is not too bad but that doesn't mean the danger is it still there. a look at that after the break. >> we have had so much snow in the high country. dry today but a little breezy at times.
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welcome back. here is a look at i-70 at silver plume. it looks like we have some sunny skies. not seeing any snow up there. a nice day to get up and head west. we are waiting to learn the identity of a man killed in an avalanche while snowmobiling your crested butte. it is the first avalanche death this season. the ninth across all the western states. right now you can see on this map from the colorado avalanche information center the aaalanche danger is mostly moderate big orange color indicates considerable danger. >> we had so much snow and that is what increases the avalanche danger for today is quite but because of the warmer temperatures and adding snow on top of it that will increase the danger heading into the
outside right now it is nice. here is a shot from a rooftop camera looking to the southwest from the denver brick you can see a little bit of the sunrise. it may be pretty up there but it is chilly. temperatures in the single digits. 120 as been right now. gunnison 15 below. not as cold in the metro area. greeley 18. the rest of us all in the 30s. when you see these numbers you are almost going to think i have the forecast run. we're going to be at 56 by noon. the cllar skiee this morning will see some more clouds. mountain wave clouds. not everyone but if you have them it will keep temperattres cooler. timber topping out in the early afternoon hours and by 4:00
53. look at the highs, in denver we warmer temperatures to the -`southeast corner of the state. into the low to mid 60s. mountain towns upper 30s and low 40s. cooler for the folks in steamboat, upper 20s. greeley and fort collins a little cooler than the rest of the metro area. looking at futurecast this is the mountain wave cloud i was talking about. along the i-25 just east of the foothills. moving the futurecast you will not notice much at all. a few more clouds this afternoon. very quiet conditions. this is at 4:00. we will start to see some changes overnight tonight. we will stop at 2:30. this is early tomorrow morning. we will see some snow in the northwest corner of the state. the northern and central mountains getting the snow through the day tomorrow.
for the metro area, it looks `ike it will hold off until the afternoon. the game is early on sunday. by 1:30 looking pretty dry. some clouds that dry conditions . that is not going to last. i the end of the game we will be looking for a little rain snow mix and snow to move in. at times it will be moderate snow falling. early monday morning. monday morning commutes could be a little snow. give yourself some extra time. today amazing. tomorrow 45. temperature-wise that's not bad but we will not have as much sunshine. if you are going to the game make sure you where layers and make sure you are ready for the clouds and not the sunshine. heading into monday even colder. temperatures topping out in the mid 30s.
next thursday and friday back into the 50s. remember, it is still only january. we have a long way to go before springgarrives. pretty decent. next weekend we could be looking at a little bit of snow. i will have the full game day planner coming up later on in the newscast. %- it is a site you only see in colorado, a steer at crown palace. this is the stock show grand champion. he got the all-star treatment at the hotel yesterday. even walked down a red carpet by his owner. he was auctioned to ames construction yesterday for $117,000. >> it is so amazing to see a steer in the middle of the
the enemy has arrived. good morning and welcome to sports extra. the patriots landed in denver yesterday. you can see them getting off the tarmac at dia. this is only the second time they have stood in front of each other with this trip to the super bowl on the line. every bronco practiced yesterday except cornerback bradley ruby. he was limited with hip
peyton manning is fresh. you can feel the anticipation building. the animosity brewing. last time out 18 and the broncos beat the patriots 26-16 in route to super bowl xlviii. that memory and those battles have not been easily forgotten. >> they are always in my way. they are always in my way to get what it wants. that is going to create hate naturally. but as much as we have played in back-and-forth games i thinkk it has created a rivalry. >> do i hate the patriots? no. i dislike the patriots. hate is a strong word. >> it all happens on the field tomorrow. >> to the ice. scoreless in the first. , the first two periods and the blues light the lamp. third. equal.
comes through clutch. avalanche -- one shootout goal is good enough. 343. avalanche when 2-1 in the shootout. >> mountain west conference, -- adams for a game for accumulating violations of conference sportsmanship ruled yeeterday. he was given a technical wednesday.'s third of the season. you will miss out on oday's game that wild plays against boise state. >> let's get back to the nfl. as many of you know, broncos tight end owen daniels has a degree in meteorology from wisconsin. heestruggled admittedly with his forecast last weekend. you provided a new game day forecast for us yesterday. >> good morning.
forecast that on friday. >> low 40s to start the game and then a good chance for precipitation. i don't think there will be any accumulation to speak of. it is -- if it is going to get worse it will be as the days goes on. really not anticipating much accumulation. >> the man knows what he is talking about. that is a look at your morning sports. i hope you enjoyed it. olen daniels knows what he is talking aboot. i would say his forecaat is pretty on. as far as no accumulation, the majority of that will come later sunday night but the wind, the cold temperatures and he got it. >> instead of that broncos banner behind him he needs a green screen. >> we are looking for a new meteorologist here. when the season is over the of us a call. >> the game starts at 1:00
welcome back everyone. it is time for us to look at the top stories. the biggest story right now in is the massive winter storm wreaking havoc up and down the mid-atlantic. blamed on the storm. 85 million people remain in the storm's path. 10 states have declared a state of emergency. 2 feet of snow. this could turn out to be the worst storm the region has seen in nearly a century. the storm is expected to continue through the day today. out life. they have been out in the snow
the snow will taper off tomorrow. 7500 flights are canceled right now and more are expected. bernie sanders and hillary clinton are shadowing each other's campaign stops now just a week before the iowa caucuses sanders held a town hall in hudson new hampshire last night what clinton was in nearby manchester. today they will be in iowa where they will both hold events in davenport hours apart. while the country watches that matchup the bigger one is the one between the broncos and the patriots. we are getting so close to this big game. thank you for being here with us as we wait for that game. that is pretty much what it is. >> we have the broncos and the weather in the mid-atlantic. let's take you to both of them. i have my broncos blue and orange on but i decided i had
are you superstitious at all? >> i like it. >> here is satellite and radar. you can see to the east this is the snow pounding dc. it is really moving all up and down the east coast. in maine it is staying relatively quiet. this is the next storm coming off the pacific that will bring us more snow arriving tonight % in the high country. it could affect the broncos game. we will break that all downnin a little bit. it is going to be a gorgeous day today. temperatures now are mild in the metro area. 33 in denver. it is cold but compared to where we could be it is pretty mild. 19 greeley. single digits and teens and high country. this warm-up is unbelievable. climbing to the 580 marked by 1:00. we will have some clouds keeping some locations and cities cooler than other spots
forecast. we will break that down hour by hour coming up in the next segment. the chase for the championship is on. the next test for the broncos comes tomorrow afternoon when they take on the patriots. % no doubt it will be a pact mile high for the game. if you are trying to be there we have good news. lindsay is life with a look at tickets that are still available. >> reporter: good morning. this game is what everybody is talkinn about this weekend. denver has turned orange and blue even more so than last weekend. larimer square is so pretty this weekend. if your heart is set on seeing the broncos take on the patriots there are still tickets available. even better news, prices have dropped from earlier in the week . i was just checking on nfl ticket exchange and you can get tickets for $217 rrght now for
closer and you will pay in the thousands. the cheapest we found on the first level was about 2800. we found an upper level in his own seat for nearly $6000. you need to be careful when buying tickets from hose secondary sites with all of the tickets are printed using barcodes on regular sheets of paper so it is easy for scammers to sell the same tickets to multiple people. the broncos recommend buying from nfl ticket exchange because those tickets are guaranteed. if you're going the cheaper route of watching the game at home maybe you are on the market for some new ronco gear. we found a lot of people out shopping last night for new jerseys and t-shirts, hats we spoke to one of the print shops in charge of all of the broncos afc championship shirtt, they are already printed and just waiting for the end of sunday's game. that's shop is optimistic, just like he fans who are from
town waiting and ready for tomorrow. we are live in denver with denver7. right now there is a lot more broncos tidbits on the denver channel.com. we have a look at the complete broncos/patriots injury report as well. this morning the cdc is warning about a deadly listeria outbreak and two bagged salads. one person has died because of this outbreak. the salad is packaged at the dole facility in ohio. it was tainted and has sickened people in six different states. no one in colorado has become ill. the manufacturing code on the packaging starts with the letter a. just toss it out if you have a bag with that code. a plan to return safe tricky water to people in flint michigan. the governors panel recommendations yesterday. 3 they said the recommendations are more comprehensive than what the epa ordered.
in flint water supply when the city switch from the detroit system and began drawing from the flint river. flint is not alone. a village in ohio now finds it has led in its water as well. schools in sebring have canceled classes to keep kids safe. lead test on thursday found lead levels unsafe and several homes but they are now working to correct that issue. this morning secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia where he is holding their feeling relations with iran. they are also discussing the syria peace process which is supposed to start next week . that comes as isis makes pigs -- makes big gains in iraq and syria. they are battling for another key city that if they were to take it would give themma huge foothold. in pakistan the military says they have arrested five suspects who they believe played a part in the deadly this week. that attack left 21 people
the suspects inncustody are believed to have provided the stay, transportation and weapons. a faction of the taliban has claimed responsibility . out of canada this morning, four people dead after a school shooting there. authorities say the gunman opened fire at a high school in northern saskatchewan and add a second location, leaving four people dead and another two injured. the suspected shooter is in custody . the parents of claae davis who died in the shooting at arapahoe high school want to see some meaningful changes. davis's parents are speaking out just days after a new report was released showing there were key warning signs overlooked by two years ago. there's father told lawmakers on friday he hopes this report will help prevent another tragedy. >> this process s no looger about our precious daughter clear. north lindale karl appears, the teenager in crisis who we
different choices if a helping hand had reached out from the system that was designed to not miss the opportunity to help them. >> davis says a report shows the crucial role schooll now play in identifying troubled kids. just. he adds all schools must be held accountable. a judge says yes to allowing all of the tv interview in court in the trial of the woman accused of attacking a pregnant woman and stealing her unborn baby. the victim did an interview with dr. phil a few monnhs after that attack. the defense was hoping to keep the interview out of the trial. he may have been dressed like sanna about police say he was not jolly good brian del rome was arrested for allegedly stabbing someone on christmas eve well dressed as santa. he was arrested in denver for the attack happened in liquid. the victim has recovered. problems with a parachute kills abee demand. gently just -- jeffrey lloyd
say the parent ---his parachute collapss. he was a seasoned skydiver. this story is not going to make you feel and fuzzy about flying soon. 13 pilots found in the cockpit with alcohol in their systems. it may not sound like a lot but those pillts were found to random tests so we are told there could have been more just were ot caught. the faa has a strict policy on drinking that says pilots cannot have drink within eight hours of getting into the coccpit. >> you think being convicted of a crime should keep you from becoming a police officer? it turns out it does not in colorado. our state is much more lenient than others about whether criminal convictions keep you from being eligible to become an officer. of the 45 applications for exemption since 2010 only six were tonight. that means 39 applicants ith criminal convictions were allowed to work -- to apply for the department. that doesn't mean they got in. some came from othee states where their convictions did
a lot of people are healing western union this morning for the new policies oo maternity leave. the company is now offering its employees 12 weeks of fully paid leave after they have a before imams were able to get six weeks off of work but that was just a fraction of their pay. right now federal law requires employers to give workers 12 weeks of leave. however, they do not have to pay them for any. just ahead, we know how to keep ourselves safe and warm in cold weather but what about our
joining us this morning, cindy with rocky mountainrescue. also dr. dean from evans these hospital. we will talk about cold weather and pett. that is always important this time of year. it is still january. first i want to talk about shayla. >> shayla is about 15 months old. she was a transfer from the shelter in breckenridge. she is one of our, they are all special, she is one of our special needs. she is feline aids positive. she definitely needs to be kept inside. she is very friendly and loves to talk. she loves dogs. she absolutely loves dogs. >> she is a little squarely. >> she is a little anxious.
>> [ laughing ] >> she realized she is on tv. >> this is not her typical behavior. she is a great kitty. she is usually the first one to run up to somebody to be held. she is a little nervous. >> let's talk cold weather. is so warm outside we still have cold weather in front of us. first, before you go out to your car make sure to check it for antifreeze leaks but anti- freeze is extremely toxic to pets even small amounts could be lethal. this is the time of year we see frostbite and hypothermia. if your pet is outside nature you have adequate shelter for the shelter should be raised above the ground, covered on three sides and have adequate bedding. also it is easy to forget about their water. make sure you have a heated water bowl.
melt use pet friendly ice melt. their feet. 3 >> good tips. shayla is doing okay now. to contact dr. vic you can call the number on your screen. for men for -- for information on adopting shayla you can find a link under our lifestyle tab on her website. >> [ laughing ] this studio. animals. you never know what is going to happen. --
down at i-70 at waite hill. other weekends. it is so nice. it will be a perfect day to ski. >> some people, it is not even moving. the reports as far as any accidents. we will check in with cdot to see. that is not even a 10 mile an hour crowd, that is a parking lot. we will check in and see if we can find anything out. be advised, if you are headed to the high country give yourself a lot of time. >> do we see the buffaloes on the buffalo run on the right? >> not yet. >> it is very slow right now. a little colder tomorrow for the game. >> one of the reasons folks could be getting out there is to enjoy the snow that is going
today is gorgeous. one of our guys here was up yesterday and said it was absolutely gorgeous. let's give you the broncos forecast. temperature-wise, not bad. you will have clouds. here in denver that will make a huge difference. clouds are increasing and the snow will hold off until later. pack your wet weather gear because it will be incredibly cold if you get wet and then get the breeze coming through. it is going to be wendy at times. >> i would rather it just snow. >> totally. i don't disagree with that at all. you can see the temperatures dropping below freezing tooard the end of the game. let's hope we can wrap this up early on. once we get through `hat game, monday some snow early on for the morning commute. that means monday morning could be a little bit slow. give yourself extra time.
pretty nice. we have to get through the day % on sunday. >> if you're heading west, the parking lot. >> that looks brutal. a touching story that really illustrates truelove. right here in our state. world war ii paratrooper gets his dying wish to be with his wife foo the final days of his life. the va gave the okay yesterday for elmer malachite to spend his last few days in a pueblo nursing home that is not approved by the agency. that is where his wife is been treated for alzheimer's. the generous donor paid for 10 days of elmer's medical care. he can spend this precious time with his wife. up next, a little why one elementary school teachhr --
we are keeping an eye on the major slowdowns in the high country. we checked the cdot twitter page and they tweeted about 50 minutes ago that the time it takes tt get from 470 to the eisenhower tunnel is going to be beyond an hour. almost close to two hours in some instances. right now it is juss a big slow mess and high country. you have time to get up to the ski resort if you leave right now. hopefully this clears up closer to lunchtime. the broncos super fans are making the rounds ahead of tomorrow's game. they spent the morning right here at denver7 they moved on to ashley elementary school where they helped make over the principal who happens to be a patriots
in addition, the mile high monster say it is so much more than that. >> it is about giving back. we have been doing thhs for so long and we have so much fun. we do a lot of extra things the normal event doesn't get to do. >> after the school visit the super fans made their way to children's hospital to visit the kids there. the matchup with rescue robin and his orange fire truck. >> you know the kids love seeing that roll into children's hospital. we are having so much fun with the playoffs. everyone is keeping their fingers crossed for the game. showed you the forecast for the game but let's get you through today. while we are talking about snow tomorrow today not at all. not here in denver. beautiful blue skies with a few clouds but we will see clouds increase but as we look at temperatures not bad. 33 denver. 32 boulder.
and high ountry. as we look at the hourly planner, here is how the day plays out. i knew and 56. -- by noon 56. cloudd moving through. denver will have a hive about 2:00 this afternoon. down. those temperatures still above where we should be which is pretty much in the mid 40s. 58 is the high in denver. that is nothing compared to what we will see in the southeast corner of the state, temperatures there warming into the low to mid 60s. 30s. a really nice day for those doing some skiing. that is probably why we see such terrible traffic on i-70. a touch cooler in the northeast quarter. upper 40s. looking at
mountain wave cloud i was talking about that we will deal with through the afternoon. it will be thicker in some locations and as a result those towns will be a touch cooler than other spots. clear skies for the mountains until overnight tonight when to the high country. it will really filter aad from the northern two central southern mountains. heavier snow along i-70 through the day tomorrow. watch i-25. just in time for the game still looking pretty dry at that point but mid-game tomorrow it looks like we will deal with rain and snow. that will continue overnight sunday into monday. the temperatures are going to take a drop. there is much more to come in the next hour of denver7.. first, a massive winter storm making its way across the mid- atlantic states. already he storm is blamed for deaths and a lot of travel
the countdown is on. just about 30 hours now until the broncos kickoff against the patriots at sports authority field as mild hybrid fans are showing their pride as final preparations are made at the stadium. we are looking at everything from prices on tickets to who is on the injured list. >> one thing that could put a hitch in flames to come to the game here in denver is this massive winter storm hitting the east coast. we will look at those conditions and cancellations and how much snow they will have before it is over.. thanks for watching denver7 this saturday morning.
coast get hammered with the snow but it is nice and quiet here. we have a shot from sports authority field toward downtown. you can see a little orange sunrise. the clouds made the sunrise so etty. we will deal with clouds often it will be a mix of sun and clouds. mountain wave clouds moving in. look at the mid-atlantic hitting hammered. washington d.c. has reports of about a foot of ssow. virginia picking up close to 2 feet. west virginia, it is unbelievable snow melts moving to colorado and it is nice and quiet. a lot of times we are the ones getting hammered. we have a pretty decent mountain wave cloud that will continue through the afternoon and evening. temperatures are not bad. 34 in denver. greeley. single digits and teens and high country.
unbelievable. denver topping out at 58. mountain towns in the 40s. we will look at the changes coming our way because we are talking about snow. this will affect the broncos game. denver police`are searching for a hit-and-run driver was overnight. the accident happened at federal and alameda. the victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. volkswagen jetta with lasting going north on federal. call police if you have any information. broncos fever is in full effect around denver. thousands came out lass night with a celebration on larimer. the met fans from all of the country here in hopes of seeing what many believed baby bedding and brady's final matchup. perhaps good news for the broncos. the patriots have not one road playoff game since 2006. broncos fans certainly believe in their team all the way.
live outside sports authority field at mill high were people are already tailgating.>> reporter: it almost exactly 24 hours fans will be let into the parking lot outside the stadium to start their tailgate parties . a day ahead of time check out this line of vehicles already here. it goes back as far as the eye can see. i have counted about 20 last week i talked to the guys who have consistently been the first in the tailgate line about the last decade. they usually get here three or four days ahead of a game to nab the top spot. sometimes parking tickets come with the territory. we are also seeing people from to colorado. that is great for the city's hotels and restaurants. we talked to some of the out-of- towners including friends from birthday. also a father and son who made philadelphia see the broncos beat the patriots, specifically
>> what a better way than to be able to go and take him to say he saw his role model in action live at a person. >> today is my birth day. i came here in style. we are celebrating the broncos victory on sunday! >> reporter: i got the chance to meet up with some broncos super fans who really take their customs. this group gets decked out for all of the broncos games but they also have a broncos bus. they stopped by our denver7 studio yesterday and then went to children's hospital and here to denver's ashley elementary school to spread their spirits but i had so much fun hanging out with these guys yesterday. there is so much excitement across the city. a lot of patience from these tailgaters waiting to get into the parking lot. >> you need to give them some advice. they will want those rvs
right now take a look at your screen at this video. this is a look from a drone right above larimer square. earlier lindsay was there on the square at street level. this was unbelievable. a ggeat view that you can see the jerseys hung across the street and all of the lights. it makes it very pretty and gets you in the broncos spirits. there are still more than 2000 tickets available for tomorrow's game. don't let the patriots fans get them. that is the biggest thing. the prices seem to be dropping some. if you don't mind sitting a bit further from the field you can get a ticket for $200. ) you will payyin the thousands. achieve this we found on the first level was about $2800. there was an upper level in zone seat that was going for like $6000. >> i thhnk whoever is selling that price.
surrounding tomorrow's gamee the state's homeland security office tells us they aae working with local partners to monitor for any possible dose possible threats. they are depending on you to report anything you see out of place. there telling us if you see something make sure you say something. keep the broncos pride pictures coming in. you can see our growing gallery. -`we have seen all kinds of adorable babies decked out in orange and blue. look at the lower left-hand corner, that is a polar bear sporting the broncos jersey. action. share your photos with us by using #broncos pride on facebook and twitter. our coverage continues all morning. tomorrow morning right here on denver7. just ahead, do the broncos players hate the patriots? we will hear what they have to say about that coming up in about 15 minutes.
coast. already nine deaths are being blamed on this incredible which are storm making its way across the eastern us. this is not over. you can see it on radar. it is packing quite a punch. 85 million americans are in the storm path. it is going to continue through the day-to-day. tomorrow we will seeea push out. it is creating problems for roadways and the air. the ripple effect being felt across the country. kenneth takes a look. >> reporter: blizzard blast. blinding whiteout conditions, heavy snow and bone chilling when the. this morning there are blizzard watches and warnings from dc to new york. airports in the northeast are closed. >> i can't wait to get out of topic >> reporter: in philadelphia the streets are covered. a now emergency is an attack. in dc it is predicted to be the best blizzard since the 20s. more than 2 feet of snow
>> it has life-and-death implications. >> reporter: this massive storm impacting more than 80 million people. it left a blanket of snow in the south. it has also wrecked havoc in kentucky. a 35 mile stretch of i 75 losed for leaving more than 3000 drivers stranded in the cold. emergency shelters are open. in the carolinas, georgia and virginia plows are working overtime. there have been thousands of crashes on the roadways. several people have died. `> it is definitely icy. i have slid several times this morning in my dump truck. >> reporter: crews have also been working around the clock to save even our four-legged friends. in fairfax station virginia this large st. bernard fell through the ice and is freezing `ake. firefighters jumped into
him warmed up. this storm has left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. crews are working to restore power. here and you see people have been told to stay off the streets because it is only going to get worse. because of the storm airlines have been forced to cancel about 7500 flights through today. you can expect to see more this is a look at flight aware ms. remap. you can see the biggest trouble is to the northeast. you will see major problems there but also a ripple effect even out to dia. check your flight status. make sure you still have a flight if you're heading to the northeast. look at this. scott kelly tweeting out this picture. it shows part of this storm and thunder snow over the
a supercool picture. >> that is incredible. >> i want to be up in space. >> you get a full view of exactly the weather taking place over the united states. that is incredible. the controversy surrounding the oscars is now prompting changes. >> a lot of people complaining about the oscars being too white. the changes the academy is making to make sure that is not the case that is next.
mornnng. street denver is now discussing the plan for a rapid transit line along colfax avenue. city officials say the proposal carries a price tag of 125 $125 million-$135 million it would create a dedicated bustling uncle tax during the travel traffic. the project would include 20 aurora.. >> there is going to be a dedicated traveling much like you would see right now on broadway. in addition to that dedicated traveling, there is going to be quicker boarding times, the bus rapid transit will make stops more frequently, about every five inutes. >> local neighborhood groups are asking for feedback from residents for their conservative taking away a lien for drivers on colfax could increase traffic on other nearby streets. if you own a home you may be in for some sticker shock on your next tax statement.
so our property taxes for the average homeowner in denver is paying just more than $1700 this year. last year it was about $1400. >> you are telling me it is going up $300? that is crazy! >> i don't have a problem with that. i think we need to invest in those things but i think we are seeing in cities like flint % michigan where they didn't invest and that is what you get. >> denver's chief financial officer says the average house in denver is now valued at $280,000. that is $60,000 higher than last year's average. we checked zillow as well, it has denver's median sale price at $331,000. it is not just homeowners pay more. renters are also expected to shell out quite a bit more this year. about 4% more for this is according to real estate site zillow. the increase would mean denver would be now that the mmst
united states. there is some good news. increase is less flasher. that is what was over and skyrocket, 8.7%. average in denver right now is $1900 a month. continue to go up. >> hopefully once everything gets buult the branch will come down a little bit . turning to the controversy surrounding the oscars. >> academy is making changes to the words to make sure it includes talent from diverse backgrounds and cultures. president. cheryl boone isaacs announced yesterday the academy will double the number of female and minority members by 2020. she says they will immediately diversify the leadership that adding three new seats to the board of governors. >> all of this followssan extensive online backlash after many noticed the nominated actors this yearrare all white. 3 >> the avalanche danger isn't too bad across our state but isn't real.
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your belief in the mountains so far. it is a beautiful start to your day -- no relief in tte mountains so far. it is a beautiful start to the day. traffic is starting at about floyd ill and continuing through genesee and idaho springs and finally opens up a little bit at eisenhower tunnel. no accidents but just a lot of people trying to get in some -`skiing and snowboarding .
learn the identity of a man killed in an avalanche while snowmobiling. rest of you. this is theefirst avalanche death in our state the season, the ninth across all the western states. right now you can see on this map from the colorado avalanche information center the avalanche danger across our state is mostly moderate. is some orange on the map indicating considerable danger. >> when we get that freeze/ thaw cycle and warm weather ann more snow that is what makes those layers very unstable. getting worse now and that is what triggers -- triggers an avalanche. >> that is what we are seeing today. us go to copper mountain right now. the high country had some amazing gorgeous weather and incredible temperatures. i wish i was out there right now. looking statewide it is quiet. we do not have the wet weather we are seeing on the east coast. we do have the nice out and wait cloud. the strip of white on the outside -- right side of the
wind on the high country. that will hang with us through the morning today and even into the afternoon. we will still see some sunshine . not affecting our temperatures . we are 34 in denver right now. chilly in the high country but these temperatures will warm up nicely. gunnison is the cold spots at 13 below. colorado springs is a warm spot at 41 right now. no wet weather for us anywhere across the state during the day today. that will change looking at futurecast. by noon 56. topping out by 2:00. by 4:00 still incredibly warm at 53. that puts us above where we should be. southeast corner of the state, low to mid-60s. gender 58. boulder 57.
upper 30s and lay 40 -- low 40s. a few locations will keep things cooler. i futurecast you can see -- on futurecast you can see some snow in utah creeping into the state overnight. it will fill in from the northern to southhrn mountains through the day. in the afternoon we will watch the metro area and eastern plains picking up some moisture. looks like when it comes to the broncos game the tailgatingg should be mostly cloudy. chilly but not horrible. as the game goes on, by about -`half time looking for some rain and snow moving into the area. it will be went and cold. that will continue through the night on sunnay into monday morning. as you wake up monday morning a good chance you could run into some snow packed roads. for accumulationnot major across the metro area. some locations with a trace for
to 12 inches of snow for the mountains. we love when they get more of the snow. it helps our water for us down here. cooling-off there tomorrow high of 45 at kickoff. temperatures, topping out in the mid 30s. a site you only see in colorado. a steer at tea at the brown this isn't jjst any steer. champion. he is a black one. the other one is a runner--p. they got the all-star treatment yesterday. the champpin was auctioned off yesterday for $117,000. >> if you haven't been out to the stock show yet you haven't missed it but it does and tomorrow. it is going to be non-stock
the enemy has arrived. -`good morning and welcome into sports extra. the patriots landed in denver yesterday. you can see them getting off the tarmac at dia. this is only the second time they have stood in front of each other with this trip to the super bowl on the line. every bronco practiced yesterday eecept quarterback bradley roby.
he is probable for sunday. peyton manning is fresh. chris with the pigskin during a brief viewing session. you can feel the anticipation building. the animosity growing. last time out 18 and the broncos beat the patriots 26-16 in route to super bowl xlviii. that memory and those battles have not been easily forgotten. >> i hate everything about them. they are always in my way. [ laughing ] they are always in a way to get what i want so that creates a. `> i was a it is a pretty good rivalry at this point. as much as we have played in like that. rivalry. >> do i hate the patriots? [ laughing ] i dislike the patriots. hate is a strong word. >> it all happens on the field tomorrow. to the ice. the avalanche hosting the st. louis blues last night. the first two periods the blues like olympic alexander makes it
equal. nate mckinnon comes through clutch. the avalanche score 3 their sevennh goal this year after pulling the goalie. issued out decides the fate in the end. 12 double from gabe landis is not good enough. avalanche when 2-1. >> mountain west onference, josh evans for a game for accumulating violations of conference sportsmanship ruled yesterday. the third of the season. you will miss out on today's game at -- against boise state. >> let's get back to the nfl. as many of you know, broncos tight end owen daniels has a degree in meteorology from wisconsin. he struggled, admittedly, with his forecast last weekend but provided a new candy forecast
forecast that's on friday. [ laughing ] low 40s to start the game and then a good chance of precipitation but i don't think there will be in the accumulation to speak up. if it is going to get worse it will get worse as they really, not anticipating much accumulation. >> the man knows what he is talking about. that is a look at your morning sports. i hope you enjoyed it. i have to also agree with owen daniels. last sunday at that game i remember thinking when some of the wind came up, i don't think i had those on my forecast. i am right there with you. it was off and on. we will see the wind again on sunday. the differences we also have a chance for rain and snow. >> let's hope the storms slow down. >> i am just the messenger.
welcome back. it's time for us to take a look at some of our top stories. the biggest story in thh us is the massive winter storm wreaking havoc up and down the mid-atlantic. so far at least nine deaths are blamed on the storm and 85 million remain in the storm's path. 10 states have declared a state of emergency., areas could see up to 2 feet of snow before this is over. here is a live picture from maryland. this could turn out to be the worst storm the region has seen in nearly a century. -`the storms will continue `hrough the day-to-day and will taper off tomorrow. more than 7500 flights are canceled right now and more are expected. >> what a storm .
candidates bernie sanders and hillary clinton both are stops. now a week before the iowa caucuses sanders held a town hall in hudson new hampshire manchester nearby. today it will be in iowa where they will both hold events in clinton and davenport. watches that matchup the bigger one this week is between the broncos and the patriots. >> that could almost felt like politics when it comes to sports. thhse teams are going to be so fantastic to see. manning and brady. >> it could be the last matchup for them. >> the 17th matchup for them so far. >> we are now seeing tickets selling faster for the afc championship game than the nfc championship game. >> it is going to be such a big game. the broncos are going to come
let's talk about today. will show you the broncos forecast coming up later on in the newscast. this is our camera on top of sports authority ield. it is going to be shaking come tomorrow. this looks pretty nice. i mean shaking because of the fans, not because of the wind. the wind could be a factor for the game tomorrow. our temperatures in the metro area are not bad. 28 in fort collins. 40 in castle rock. 34 denver. 37 boulder and aurora. grand lake starting off cold at six below zero. that is going to turn into 34 for estes 43. 57 high for longmont and boulder. littleton and parker as well. aurora topping out at 59. while the metro area is not looking at 60s we may see some 60s in the southeast corner of the state. this is going to change tomorrow with the nexx system that we are watching from the pacific with a look at that coming up in a little bit.
championship ii on. the next big test for the broncos comes tomorrow afternoon when they take on the patriots no doubt we will be packed at mile high for the game. if you are trying to be there we have good news. lindsay is live with a look at tickets that are still available. >> reporter: for fans who have decided last minute they have got to be right here to watch the game tomorrow, there are still thousands of tickets available. even better news, prices have dropped from earlier in the week. they have dipped to below $200 on nfl ticket exchange that i was just looking and found 2 feet for $195. the cheapest price on stub hub is $220. those seats are on the level furthest from the field. closer you ill be paying in the thousands for the cheapest we found on the first level wws about $2800. without an upper level in his own seat for nearly $6000. you need to be careful when
using barcodes on regular sheets of paper so it is easy for scammers to sell the same tickets to mmltiple people. the broncos are recommending exchange sites because those are guaranteed. if you are going the cheaper route of watching the game at home or at a bar perhaps you are in the market for some new rumpus care for tomorrow. we felt a lot of people shopping last night for jerseys, shirts and hats. we also spoke to one of thhm does the print shops in charge up all of the broncos afc championship shirts. they say shirts are already printed and waiting for the end of the game tomorrow to go on the market. speaking of waiting, take look at all of these vehicles belonging to people ready to tailgate here tomorrow. about 20 of them. the folks who have now been this top spot in line have done so for about the last decade. they tell me this morning departed here on wednesday.
authority field at mile high with denver7. right now there's a lot more broocos tidbits on the denver channel.com like 11 secrets of sports authority field you probably don't know plus a look at the complete rocco's/patriots injury reports in which former players and an olympian are being honored during tomorrow's game . will shift gears on you, this morning the cdc is warning a deadly listeria outbreak. all of this link to a bag alad one person has now died because of the outbreak. the salad packaged abdel facility in ohio was tainted and has sickened people in six different states. no one in colorado has become ill. manufacturing code on the packaging starts with the letter a. if you have a bag out. a government advisory panel has a plan to return safe flint michigan. the governors panel made its reccmmendations yesterday. are more comprehensive than what the epa ordered.
in the flint water supply with the city switched from the detroit system and began drawing from the flint river to save money. flint is not alone. a viilage in ohio now finds that has led in its waters well. schools in sebring have been forced to cancel classes to keep kids safe. lead test on thursday pounn lead levels unsafe in several homes are working to correct that issue. this morning secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia where he is holding talks with arab leaders about their failing relationships with iran. there also discussing the syria peace process which is supposed to start next week. that comes as isis is making some pretty big gains in both iraq and syria. another key city. if they were to take it this would give thhm a huge foothold and a second capital. in pakistan the military says they have arrested five suspects who they believe played a part in the deadly earlier this week. that attack left 21 people dead.
the students -- the suspects in custody are believed to have provided the attackers was somewhere to stay, transportation and weapons. a factton of caliban has claimed responsibility . a sad story. in canada or make peeple are dead after a school shooting. authorities say the gunman opened fire at high school in northern saskatchewan. and at a second location, leaving four debt in all. another two were injured for the suspected shooter is in custody. at home to parents of clare davis who died in the shooting at arapahoe high school want to see some meaningful changes. davis's parents are speaking out days after a new report was released showing there were key warning signs that were overlooked by the school before the shooting two years ago. claire's father told lawmakers on friday that he hopes this report will help event another tragedd. >> this process is no longer about our precious daughter claire. nor is about karl pearson who
believe wouud have made very different choices if a helping hand had reached out from a system that was designed to not to miss the opportunities too help them. >> davis says report shows the crucial role that schools they'll play in identifying troubled kids for key adds all schools must be held accountable. a judge says yes to allowing all of a tv interview in court in the trial of dunellen. the woman accused of attacking a pregnant woman and stealing her unborn baby. the victim did an interview with dr. phil a few months after that attack.. the defense was hoping to keep the full interview out of the trial. he may have been dressed like santa but policeesay he was not jolly. brian jurmac was elected for stabbing -- arrested for stabbing someone on christmas eve while dressed as santa. the victim has recovered. problems with a parachute and of killing a bolder man. jeffrey lloyd was skydiving in arizona when witnesses say the
to his job. he was a seasoned skydiver. he has made about 500 jobs over the past 12 years. > 13 pilots found in the % cockpit with alcohol in their systems. that may not sound like a lot but those pilots were found through random tests so there could have been more who were not caught for dfa district policy and drinking this is pilots cannot have a drink within eight hours of getting into the cockpit. do you think being convicted of a crime should keep you froo becoming a police officer? it is not in colorado. our state is much more lenient than other states on whether criminal convictions keep you from being eligible to become an officer. the denver post out of the 45 applications for exemption since 2010 only six were tonight. that means 39 applicants with criminal convictions were allowed to apply for the department but that does not nncessarily mean they got in. some came here from other states
them from applying. a lot of people are hailing western union this morning for the new policies on maternity leave. the company is now offering its employees 12 weeks of fully paid leave after they have a baby. before new moms were able to get six weeks office -- off of work at a fraction of their pay. right now federal law requires employers to give wookers 12 weeks of leave. they do not have to pay for any of it. `>> just ahead, our unique look inside theespecial -`olympics conninues. will meet whenevvr most spirited athletes yet but we
genesee. here is a look at i-70 and l rancho. just be prepared that it is going to be a slow ride up there this morning. >> misery likes company. alone. [ laughing ] like many of you denver7 is hitting the slopes this %- weekend. we're doing it with a special olympics. >> you have probably heard of the flying tomato snowboarder shaun hite. how abouu the flying spartan? our special olympics reporters henner does hannah and connor -`to introduce us. >> reporter: i am a pure hanging out with hannah and connor. we met some great athletes and volunteers here today including cody field. >> cody field is an amazing guy. `e has been on the special olympics for 10 years.
we asked about this. >> [ music playing ] >> my nickname is the flying spartan. >> reporter: snowboarder cody field is allowed. >> that was fun! >> reporter: and proud. >> i love bbing noticed, baby! >> reporter: this athletes has been getting noticed a lot over the past few years. in the 2013 road games in south korea cody cleaned up. >> i never expected to get three gold medals smack dab. >> [ music playing ] >> reporrer: hannah and connor down out he qualified for the x what is the secret for this thrillseeking snow shredding boarding team? >> i always have one and they always keep my awesomeness up. everybody in special olympics adores me and i adore them.
yeah! >> reporter: his enthusiasm is over the too. he is great with helping out some of the other borders. he is taking boarding lessons and brings them back to the team. >> reporter: you don't want to give up and never ever lose hope on what you do best. >> great story. onto the denvvr channel.com to saturday on denver7. foo now from copper mountain. back to you. >> what a tough assignment for the three of them. >> hanging out on the slopes. >> how exciting is he? cody is full on excitement and joy. you can cheer on cody at the x games i generate 28th through 31st in aspen.
super in greenwood village. you can stop by and wish him luck. i'm sure he would love it. >> you can also cheer me on and her whole crew bike donating or joining our polar plunge team. will be at the pledge in city park and in aurora the last two weekends of february. i am not looking forward to %- this. >> we need to make sure everyone understands we are fundraising for special olympics. if you help us you get to throw water. >> i should clarify, the cause is great. i'm not looking forward to the freezing cold. >> jason says he is going to wear a wetsuit. i don't think you can. i think that is cheating. thank you for watching us but if you are still at home and planning to ski probably that her mood. take a look. `> it is too late. give yourself some extra time. wait for this to clear up on i- 70. it is ust a parking lot.
here is a cool shot from our roof cam with a look at mount evans. to see that crane out theree there are so many high-rise apartments going up. that is good. the city is growing. it is a beautiful saturday if you're heading west but the mountain roads are a big mess. >> traffic on i-70 is horrendous. teresa is in the traffic along with all of those people at floyd hill. this is i-70 in genesee. we can't even see the buffaloes. here is floyd hill. you can see traffic is moving.
issue to report. just a lot of people trying to get up there. this is west. you can see the sun shining. let's take you out east. this is east of dia. quite a bit of snow on the road -- still in a grassy areas. that is why some temperatures will be a little cooler than what we see in the metro area. the snow is not allowing us the full warm-up. as we look a few hours back on satellite and radar you can see eastern half of the state. you will notice they builddand wayne and then build and wayne. that is prettyymuch how are day will play out. dry weather across the state during the day today. temperatures to the northwest are pretty cold. dennison 11 below zero. in the metro area not bad. 34 in denver. this is the location of some of those colder temperatures. we are seeing still quite a bit of snow on the ground in those
for the metro the warm-up comes by noon 56. clouds will hang with us but it will not affect the temperatures too much. if you have thick clouds you'll notice some temperatures changing rapidly. topping out this afternoon about 2:00. whatever the high will be 58. some 60s in the southeast corner of the state of puebla 65. lamarr 63. really cooler -- greeley cooler than the metro area. the mountain owns would have highs in the 30s and low 40s. % leadvilll 42. salina should have 50 today. tonight you can still see a mix of sun and clouds -- there is no sunshine at 11:00 but we will have some clouds overnight we will see some snow moved in to the western half of our state . it is going to get a lot thicker early on sunday
it will build through the day tomorrow. for the metro area and eastern plains mostly clouds through the first halffof the day. that is what will see the chance for rain and so to move in. this is what it looks like at 5:300 1:00. at kickoff it looks like things will be pretty dry. that snow is going to continue through the evening which means it will be a snowy for the end of the broncos game but also for the monday morning commute. we will be deeling with partly cloudy skies until really that movvs out. as far as accumulation, not seeing a lot. this is going to be almost through monday where we will see about one or 2 inches in some locations. other spots will be less ttan an inch for denver. the mountains will pickup 6 to 12 inches of snow. clearing out. tuesday will have the warm-up that people are waiting for. a touching story that
right here in our state. a world war ii paratrooper gets his dying wish to be with his wife for the final days of his life. the va gave the okay yesterday for elmer malachite to spend his last few days at a puebla nursing home that is not approved by the agency. that is where his wife is being treated for alzheimer's. with the two sites other day saying to one another a generous donor paid for 10 days of elmer's medical care so he could spend precious time with his wife. there they are giving each other a kiss. >> that story is so touching. he gives me goosebumps every time we read that story. it is amazing to see true love. next up, it will -- a look
the moved onto ashley elementary school and help to make over the principal happens to be a patriots fan. in additionnto this the mile high monster and its crew say it is really more than that. >> it is about giving back. we have been doing this for so long and we get to have so much fun and do a lot of extra things a normal fan doesn't get to do. >> after the school visit the children's hospital to visit the kids there. they met up with rescue rob and his big orange fire truck. >> that is so cute to see how excited they get in the big smiles on their face. can you imagine seeing a big orange fire truck roll up? >> we are so lucky we have been in the playoffs so much lately we get to do all of this stuff. at the beginning of the game it should be decent. increasing clouds temperatures dropping off quickly. mostly cloudy skies with a