Skip to main content

tv   KOLO 8 News Now 630PM  ABC  January 17, 2016 6:30pm-7:00pm PST

6:30 pm
theres probably another district or a state with a similar issue. and so if you go and build that coalition you can get good things done." heck is favored to win the republican nomination and will likely face former nevada attorney general catherine cortez masto. taking a look outside.. we've seen some strong winds already this weekend, and more stormy weather may be on the way for your morning communte dick stoddard has your weather now forecast looking at the infrared and water vapor satellite loops this morning, a strong upper disturbance is obvious out over the northeast pacific with the coldest cloud tops near the systems surface cold front near the northwest california and southwest oregon coast. indicative of the frontal and upper forcing, lightning was noted in that area about an hour ago. inland over northern california, light
6:31 pm
radar. this is associated with warm air advection ahead of the systems cold front. the focus for precipitation through this afternoon will be the far northern sierra and far northeast california as intensifying orographics and the leading edge of a moderate pwat tap reaches that area. snow levels in northeast california look like they have risen to near 6000 feet this morning per observations in mixed/non-valley areas and they should remain elevated through most of tonight. therefore, despite the possibility of 6 or more inches of snow above 6000 feet through early monday, impacts are expected to remain minimal across northeast california north of tahoe so no winter statements have been issued. farther south in tahoe, heavier precipitation is
6:32 pm
that can help feed children in need during the summer months. kolo 8 news nows chris buckley has the story. the nevada departmet of agricuture is looking for organizations... that can feed school-aged kids during the summer months. "we need for them to contact us and we will ge thtem through the application process and give them training they will vend the meals or cook themselves and serve during the summertime." it's a federally funded program that's been providing meals when schools out.. for decades. "they get up to 2.13 a meal" the need is always there... and the benefits are many. "if you have a child thats well nourished they're going to be healthy and ready to learn so they're going to do well inchool and we still want them to be active in the summertime." some groups have been participating for years... "boys and girls club, mason valley, " and the program expands about five percent every year... that's why htey're always looking for new sponsors. "the need to be financially viable we don't twant to put anybody out of business because
6:33 pm
doesnt cover means and labor but oftentime they'll have volunteers so sometimes faith based organizations will participate." last year sponsors served more than 59o- thousand meals. in reno chris buckley kolo 8 news now. for information on how you can participate in the program... head to kolo tv dot com. 12 marines who went down off the oahu's north shor late thursday morning, are still missing. a former coastgaurd helicopter swimmer and maritime accident investigator says the helicopter crash would have happened very quickly. he says the marines would have had to survive the crash, then the rushing of water, followed by dehydration and exposure to the elements. "we can drift various types of things that you might be looking for. that helps us kind of determine where, based on the currents, where things are going.""
6:34 pm
search area... the probablity of detection decreases. . rescuers have been searching round-the- clock... but so far have no intention of suspending their efforts. the a 23-year-old ski instructor who was last seen at a northern california ski resort thursday - is still missing. search-and-rescue teams are focusing on an avalanche slide area where the phone of carson may last pinged. may was last seen skiing while off-duty on thursday afternoon at sugar bowl ski resort near norden. he was supposed to get a ride home but didn't show up. people and animals allegedly made sick by a natural gas leak now residents are calling on the government to step in and fix the problem. and coming up later in sports -- 2 more exciting finishes in the n-f-l playoffs -- ben ross will have the highlights looking at the infrared
6:35 pm
satellite loops this morning, a strong upper disturbance is obvious out over the northeast pacific with the coldest cloud tops near the systems surface cold front near the northwest california and southwest oregon coast. indicative of the frontal and upper forcing, lightning was noted in that area about an hour ago. inland over northern california, light showers are noted in radar. this is associated with warm air advection ahead of the systems cold front. the focus for precipitation through this afternoon will be the far northern sierra and far northeast california as intensifying orographics and the leading edge of a moderate pwat tap reaches that area. snow levels in northeast california look like they have risen to
tv-commercial
6:36 pm
morning per observations in mixed/non-valley areas and they should remain elevated through most of tonight. therefore, despite the possibility of 6 or more inches of snow above 6000 feet through early monday, impacts are expected to remain minimal across northeast california north of tahoe so no winter statements have been issued. farther south in tahoe, heavier precipitation is not expected to arrive until later this evening as the moisture tap begins to sag south through california. while some snow showers may affect the donner pass area early to mid afternoon, lighter precipitation intensities and relatively warm surface conditions should keep impacts limited through the daylight hours today. tonight, deteriorating northern sierra pass conditions are expected by around mid-evening with heavier snowfall rates and cooling roads after dark. the advisory for lake tahoe remains intact with similar snowfall wording. the trick part for snowfall remains below about 6500 feet in the tahoe basin where a
6:37 pm
snow is possible into early monday morning before cooler air aloft arrives. in any case, travel will be impacted for northern sierra travelers tonight and monday morning. for mono county and western nevada, the main period of precipitation looks to be after midnight tonight and monday morning as an upper disturbance moves overhead with the moisture feed in the area. lower elevations should see a decent light rainfall, with between 0.10" and 0.30" possible over a widespread area of western nevada. also, winds will be on the gusty side ahead of the rain this afternoon and evening with local gusts to 55 mph possible in wind prone areas. for the higher elevations in mono county, a burst of heavier snowfall is progged for monday morning as the upper disturbance nears. still, amounts for the mono county crest look to be about half of what is
6:38 pm
residence time of deep moisture and stronger orographic enhancement for tahoe. monday night will bring a break in precipitation before the next system in the storm train arrives tuesday. good warm air advection is shown in models for a period of good spillover rain into western nevada valleys. winds will kick up once again for western nevada by tuesday afternoon as the warm air advection precipitation ends and pressure gradients increase. for northeast california, additional winter weather advisories are certainly possible with snow levels possibly a bit lower. snyder long term...wednesday through saturday... there will be a brief break wed-thu in what looks to be an active pattern for the remainder of january. we maintained some low pops mainly across northeast ca and far northwest nv. otherwise we will see variable clouds and mild conditions with
6:39 pm
natural gas finally be contained. residents demonstrating this weekend, calling for action to make their homes safe again. authorities say no additional turkey farms
6:40 pm
county have testepositive for bird flu. so far the oubreak is limited to ten farms.
6:41 pm
farms were tested over 24 hours. all but the ten came back negative. they say that's a sign control measures are working. thousands of turkeys on the infected farms have been euthanized. this weekend - scores of san fernando valley residents turned out for a public meeting to vent their outrage at regulators and southern california gas company officials over a natural gas leak that has sickened and displaced thousands of residents of porter ranch in recent weeks. kirk hawkins reports. "so cal gas has got to go!" outside an air quality management district meeting in granada hills... demonstrators called on local leaders take action against the so cal gas leak in porter ranch. "it's outrageous what's going on here. it needs to be shutdown." inside that meeting...some attendees wore face masks and even gas masks... "something is going on. everyone keeps saying oh it's fine. but we're feeling it here."
6:42 pm
perfectly fine before the gas leak started." for the second time...air quality officials delayed a decision on an abatement order that would require so-cal gas to stop the leak and capture the gas that's leaking. "i believe that it's generally understood that this facility is critical to providing the natural gas needs of southern california." south coast a-q-m-d also put a plan on hold to capture and burn off natural gas. "we are asking the gas company to get clearance from those other agencies that the system their designing is safe." the public utilities commission says the plan to capture and burn off natural gas could cause a massive blowout...and explosion...releasing even more chemicals into the air. "one wrong move with the incinerator and there may not be more porter ranch, chatsworth, granada hills." the next air quality management meeting is now scheduled for wednesday in diamond
6:43 pm
won't be able to stop the leak until late february...at the earliest. ben ross is here now with a preview of sports. -nfl playoffs -- 2 more exciting finishes today and an upset in college basketball
6:44 pm
-over: my new mom and i have a lot in common. ahh...the great outside... son, voice-over: we both love the outdoors. it's so shiny! that's not a flower. son, voice-over: we both love geology. oh, look! an igneous one! that's not a rock. son, voice-over: and she knows a lot about wildlife. a labradoodle! [baying] that's not a dog. son, voice-over: hanging out has been kinda fun. announcer: you don't have to be perfect to be a perfect parent. thousands of kids in foster care
6:45 pm
we begin in denver -- broncos hosting the steelers... 1st quarter -- denver up 6-0... fitzgerald toussaint punches it in for pittsburgh... steelers take a 1-point lead... 4th quarter -- pittsburgh up 13-12... big play here... fitzgerald fumbles! knocked out by bradley roby -- recovered by demarcus ware... ensuing broncos drive... c-j anderson -- in for the touchdown... broncos regain the lead, 18-13... they go for 2 -- and they'll get it -- demaryius thomas into the endzone... 20-13 broncos... last chance for pittsburgh... 4th and 5... ben roethlisberger under pressure -- and
6:46 pm
on, 23-16 in the n-f-c, the carolina panthers facing the seattle seahawks... this one was all carolina early on -- already up 7-0... luke kuechly picks off russell wilson, takes it back for a touchdown... 14-0 panthers... 2nd quarter -- now 24-0... cam newton -- fires it in to greg olsen... panthers led 31-0 at the half... turn it off -- game over... not so fast... 4th quarter -- here comes seattle -- down 31-14... what a play by wilson -- to jermaine kearse for the touchdown... it's 31-21... just over a minute to go... steven hauschka knocks the field goal through to make it a 1-possesion game... so now the all- important onside kick -- they get a good high hop, but a great play by thomas davis to recover for the panthers... and carolina hangs on, 31-24
6:47 pm
matchups next sunday... new england at denver noon... arizona at carolina in the n-f-c title game at 3:40... the top 2 seeds facing off in both conferences to college basketball now, where 5 top 15 teams lost yesterday -- and 2 more would join them today number 4 michigan state at wisconsin... 1st half -- denzel valentine -- maybe the best player in college basketball... buries the 3 -- m-s-u up 5... 2nd half -- wisconsin now up 2... bronson koenig -- step- back jumper... he had a game-high 27... 2 and a half minutes to go -- spartans up 1... valentine -- tough drive and nice finish... 2 of his 23... under 20 seconds to go... wisconsin down 1... koenig -- gets it inside to ethan happ... gets the reverse lay-in to fall... badgers take the lead...
6:48 pm
-- around a screen -- for 3 -- no good... rebound tipped to matt costello -- at the buzzer -- won't fall... and wisconsin pulls off the upset, 77-76 number 13 virginia on the road at florida state... end of the first half -- malik beasley -- beats the buzzer... cuts virginia's lead to 3 at the break... 2nd half... tied at 39... terance mann -- he's the man! gives florida state a 2 point lead... 7 minutes to play -- seminoles up 3... dwayne bacon -- mmm bacon -- basket and the foul... bacon nation loving it -- florida state upsets virginia 69-62 thanks ben...we'll be right back. looking at the infraed and water vapor satellite loops this
6:49 pm
upper disturbance is obvious out over the northeast pacific with the coldest cloud tops near the systems surface cold front near the northwest california and southwest oregon coast.
tv-commercial
6:50 pm
and upper forcing, lightning
6:51 pm
about an ribeiro: here's a sneak peek at tonight's "afv." we know you're gonna love it. almost. oh! -[ laughs ] aah! man: ohh! woman: what are you doing?! man: whoo!
6:52 pm
and now here he is, the host of our show,
6:53 pm
6:54 pm
6:55 pm
6:56 pm
6:57 pm
6:58 pm
6:59 pm

50 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on