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it's 4:30. the long awaited for snow catching hundreds off guard are from -- the first winter blast got off to a rough start for the front range. some parts of our state, yesterday's snow turned deadly killing two people because of car crashes. today we have on what to expect the day after that snow fall. jayson gruenauer and traffic anchor jayson luber is monitoring the roads and lisa hidalgo tracking the weather conditions. >> let's turn to lisa first. >> we're expecting another drastic change in temperatures yet again. >> we're going to be back in the 60s as we head through the weekend. we have temperatures dropping near 20 degrees. winds coming out of the northwest at 10 to 15 miles-per-hour.
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obviously the side streets still very crunchy, very crispy and icy. jayson is will talk about that in a minute. look at our window owe estes park feels like 7. berthoud pass 25 egre below zero. we're looking at sunshine today. so another change. we'll see slowly warm today, but it's going to be a cold morning. the kids need jacket, hot, gloves early on. a high just right around 40 degrees. so mostly sunny skies and as we head into the weekend, another big warmup. we'll talk more about thht in a few minutes. >> thank you, lisa. 4:31. the conditions on the roads is better than we expected today, but don't be fooled because there's always slick spot and we saw a lot of bad crashes overnight. >> police says someone was hurt on i-70 and vasquez last night.
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and i-70 and 225, 1 car crash there. the driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. how are the roads right now? jason gruenauer is checking that right now and he joins us from the first alert weather chaser, jason. >> good morning to you. we're tracking a side streets here and road conditions here in south denver. we turned onto clarks son and while -- driving on the main highways, it's icy. we'll show you as we drive in our denver first alert weather chaser. a lot of cars on the side of the road with a lot of snow. but that's what you're waking up. from our streets, the worst parts are where the intersections are where people drove through and took that snow or that melted snow that froze and became ice. as you pull out of your riveway
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intersections, that's where it's the cruuchiest. we're going into littleton next and show you what condition was now, but as we head into the main intersections, not too bad. you want to take it slow as you get out there on the roads this morning. for more on that, we'll go back to the studio, and jason luber for how the whole drive is looking around the metro area. >> it's going to be a difficult one for folks. this is my drive in on northbound i-25 passing county line and coming up dry of the snow pack remains on the highway. you have wet lanes here where your tires are going to be, but crossing lanes is difficult, but there's some llne that's are completely snow cover. many areas are wet at this point. take a look at the overall map, and you're seeing the worse of the conditions along c-470 apart of the littleton on the west side of town in the foothills and
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parker road going all the way through parker, you're going to find tough conditions out there. they ave slick conditions to the east including along pena boulder and i-70. the crash near i-70 and pecos and one near peoria are cleared up and you can see i 5 cleared up. don't -- >> one or two that catch your wheels. so far, troubles at dia. we checked this morning and it seems like everything normal. always call ahead before you jump on a flight. >> one airline was hit was united. they said a broken pieces -- we did catch up with a spirit airline's customer trying to get to la for her honey moon and each airline is responsible for its own deicing. the former governor of vermont howard dean who also happens to be the former chair of the democratic national
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he tweeted he had been stuck at the airport for more than a year and a half. he tweeted denver is the -- people rarely think about what it takes to make sure our roads are safe. we did digging and denver, the city spends more than $5 million a year on snow removal and the city says it sends out 70 snow flows 15 to 20 tiles a year, -- 15 to a year and that equals out to $0.40 -- karl was found overnight. he had been missing since tuesday, but yesterday he liked a tweet and that's what led houston police to him. there's no word yet why he hasn't responded to message from friends or family who were all looking for him his father is
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longest serving congress in the house. police investigating an armed robbery overnight. this happened on parker road at a game stop store. >> denver 7 eric luber has the latest for us. eric. >>reporter: this is off 20-mile. we have a home depot. this is a very popular shopping center. one of the hubs in the town of parker and this is where it happened at the game stop. not much nformation we're getting from police. know it black man about 5'10" and that's all police have. when he came in he was wearing a vest and a bandina. he was armed and police say the guy was inside for a good amount of time and got away with game consuls and money and ran away on foot during the snow snow. police believes he got into a car at some point, but now they need your help finding him and it's easier to do once they release surveillance video. they say
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time this morning. i'm inparker, eric buber >> it's 4:37. a man is facing homicide charges in the death of his pregnant wife. investigators believes alexandria shot ask killed his wife while trying to flee a gunman. he's charged with criminally neglect homicide. the grand junction says the victim was 6 months pregnant. the planned parenthood shooter not competent trial. robert deer has been undergoing treatment. -?another hearing is set for february. he faces murder charges for killing three people and injuring nine others at a parent hood clinic last year. a sexual assault at a brookfield rec center is under investigation. a boy is accused of touching 6-year old girls. it happened near 136th and lowell. the teenager has been
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your tv, come back. it's hard to see this man's facee but police want to get him off the streets. -?this man is wanted for setting another man on fire. this happened a couple of weeks ago off 15th and washington. the victim is still in critical condition. this man caught by police a second time. deputies worked around the clock to catch well william william morgan. he tried to escape, but he wasou yesterday. she got caught forging signatures by reporter marsha -- moss, the woman who turned in the fake pptition signatures during the primarily election pleaded guilty to two counts of forgery and the counts throughout the 32 other counts. she could face 6 years in prison, but the -- >> we had somebody that did something improper and illegal,
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impact on the election process. >> she'll learn her sentence on inauguration day of all days, on january 20th. the -- workers at the overlook at mile high may have released asbestos. this happened during two packed playoff game and no one has reported symptoms. thousands of you been logging onto our website trying to figure out what the mysterious plane was that circling around denver on wednesday. we're finding out more answers from the federal government. >> people from out of the ste -- >> this is an e-6b that serves as a floating command center and controls communications with local submarines and ground and air grounds. the navy says the faa told the aircraft to go into a holding -- a high ranking government official tells denver 7 that the plane was on a
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there's no need to be alarmed by the plane. there's so many trying to figure out what the mission really was. 20 minutes before 5:00. then coming trump administration makes billing moves. president elect trump offered michael flynn the role offnational security adviser. it's not clear if he's going to accept that role. he served as director it's intense gent -- under obama but he was let go. why he was let go is a mystery, but some s how he treated his staff. weekend, trump will meet with one -- he'll meet one-on-one with mitt romney. >> here's what i know, donald trump is a phony, a fraud. so remember that. >> apparently water unthe bridge. romney may be up for secretary of state -- apparently water under the bridge. romney may be up for secretary of state. and hailey met with trump yesterday. gunfire ringing out at a university in louisiana. we're going to have the latest
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the suspects after the break. the man highlighted and making a murder set to go free today, but now that has changed. we'll explain why. denver 7 has ideas for that big denver on a budget. heee's your first alert. it's the coldest morning. season. and highs in upper 30s to
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breaking business news, volkswagen announce it had will cut 30,000 jobs over the next 5 years. this comes in wake of that massive admissions scandal volkswagen admitted to. the company rigged 1 million diesel vehicles to cheat admissions test. at a news conference in germany, officials announced 23,000 jobs will be cut in germany and the plan to save vault vaults wag -- a 19-year old is in critical condition this morning after being shot at the library in baton rouge. no word if the victim a student there. we have the surveillance video capturing a gas explosion in illinois. >> we learned the gas had been
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-- the explosion killed 1 person and 11 hurts. police are looking for two man trying to buy a vehicle from craigslist. the victim met with two people outside atlanta who waa going to sell him that vehicle in from the craigslist. instead they beat him and used the stun gun. he said they used the stun gun on him more than ten time and took the $4500 he brought with him. fast. he was set to go free, but the courts blocked it. when he was 16-year old, he confessed that he held his uncle -- he helped his uncle kill and rape a woman. they took -- the wisconsin general attorney filed a motion seeking a stay of the judge's decision to release him pending the appeal. it's a quarter to 5:00. let's look live outside. see that crust on the roads.
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enough to kind of push your tires around a little bit. got >> it's cold enough this morning where you hhve ice on your windshield. >> are we going and are we done with this now? >> not so much. we're now starting to see the pattern ship. next week, 50s and a better chance for snow. some things are changing. here's your cheat sheet. it's sunny, but it's going to be cold. we're looking at warmer wealth for the weekend. saturday and sunday, we'll warm back up. mountains next week. i'll show you that in a minute. the storm system we talked about this yesterday, very fast. it is moving out so we have clearing skies in denver. a little cloud cover, even patchy fog in the mountains this morning. so you might get a little more light snow. 20 degrees in denver. the winds out of the north today is going to make it feel like teens this morning. and 20s this afternoon.
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now. out of the airport, 10. aurora, 11. do i need to remind you we hit a high on 80 on wednesday. what a change and today we're going to see temperatures half of that right around 40 degrees here in denver. so a very cold start. you're going to find highs anywhere from 35 in every green to near 40 in denver. 42 in kingsburg and about 38 in aurora this afternoon. state wide, some 40s near pueblo and lamar. yesterday they were in the 60s, so you can see state are all feeling the effects of this cold front now moving east of colorado. so on the 7-day, it gets nice for the weekend. tomorrow is going to be a good 10 to 15 degrees warmer. mostly sunny. pretty cold in the morning. more teens and 20s early tomorrow, and then on sunday, we've got highs back in the low to mid 60s. it's going to be mild and pleasant through sunday. tracking another storm next week. so monday, we're likely going to see an increase in cloud cover. temperatures
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see a few showers down here, potentially a rain-snow mix on tuesday and here's the good the mountains are again going to see more snow. so it will be about a 3-day break for the mountains before we get more up at the ski reports. this was good. we're going to look at the total from this storm jason. >> the drive yesterday was a nightmare. it came down so fast. it remains a mess. we have wet and snowy conditions especially the right lanes are snow covered. take a look at the drive far north. this is the thornton parkway. it looks shiny. there's ice here as well as snow on that southbound side. you saw it blows around there further north by johnson's corner. look at c-470, very icy conditionssand we've had traction laws and train laws on
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if you want to know all about have a great explainnater -- that's not a word. i have it on the pod cast whether it's goggle or stitch error sound cloud and it's episode two and talks about winter driving. >> good is -- that's good strat egic. did the samsung recall have an affect on the company. we'll take a look. >>reporter: in today's tech bytes, samsung is number one when it come to smartphones. >> despite -- samsung sold 72 million phones over the last three months. that's the worse performance ever. apple was second selling (4) 300-0000. spacex is pushing for internet space.
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netherlands. it ran into a milk truck causing several cars to derail. no word how serious the injuries are right now. we're getting pictures from the scene and we'll keep tracking this. t drastic change in weather isn't confusing for a lot of people. it also is for animals. bears in colorado haven't gotten the memo to hibernate. >> take a look at this. a mamma bear got stuck inside this suv and made quite a mess. this happened when an employee checked, black bears goes into -?hiver nation in october and early november. a reminder, it's november 18th. >> this pooar bear going viral. the polar bear, that's a wild polar bed petting a sled dog. >> they can kill a dog with a swipe of their hand, but this
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stroking the dog's head. >> they're piles. >> i don't know about that. i need my chicken before i throw it on the grill. >> wow. >> i'm saying. >> it's mid 20s. by the time you're at the bus stop early this mmrning, jacket, hat and gloves. you're going to need it for the kids. sunny, but chilly. we'll see melting snow and it will likely all be gone by sunday as we get 50s and 60s jason, both saturday and sunday. >> slick conditions and a lot of places around town, you can see in boulder where we had slick conditions where the snow was falling fast furiously in boulder and across downtown. you're going to ee mostly wet conditions with some areas. we're going to find the snow cover. take a look on the west side of town where or further west at ohio springs, again very slick to the mountains. thanks jason. i bet you have never seen a
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its first drone holiday light show. what you're seeing are hundreds of drones maneuvered in the air to make shows images. >> it's crazy. she shift into holiday themes shapes like a spiral christmas tree as they call it. the holiday show is expected to run through the end of the year, but the dates and times haven't been finalized. speaking of disney, we have to send out a happy birthday to% micky mouse who is turning 88 years today. he'll be in denver 7 celebrating his big day. [indiscernible]. >> adele and her front row fans got a creepy surprise guest in mexico this week when a bat decided to join her on stage. that sent adeee running a little bit. afterrjust a few moments of distraction which includes the bats taking a dive. adele continued on with the show. who wouldn't want --
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coming up on denver 7 at 5:00, what the zoo revealed.
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5:00 a.m. the first snow in colorado may have weeks late, but that didn't mean everyone was prepared. three major crashes in our state. two people died. the frustrated passengers stuck on planes for hours out of dia. >> no more snow expected today. the big story is we have team coverage on the road. jason gruenauer and eric luber and eric -- we're going to start with lisa hidalgo in the weather center. how long issthe cold stuff going to stick around. >> a day and it's going to warm for the weekend. we talked about the storm yesterday and how fast it moved in, and how fast it was going to move out. move and lifting to the north and east of colorado, so we have clearing skies behind it. that

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