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of the conditions this winter balst has already brought and what's ahead tonight... leads go straight to storm track 7's lauren moss -- who is live in waterloo... lauren what's it like out there now? amanda, it's that sleet mix that's falling right now..and as shnack's been saying you mix this with the wind we have here...and that's what's causing some dangerous conditions out here. take a look at this video- you can see the reflection off the
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here...you never know how much ice is underneath all this snow. now, i spent the morning in a waterloo neighborhood...and look at the snow/ sleet mixture coming down.. it's a gorgeous sight if you're inside but for someone like jim johnson, a waterloo postman, these conditions are extxremly tough and dangerous.. yeah the wind is absolutely the worst- always for me you know if it was just coming down it wouldnt be as bad but you know it it's driving right in your face. it's tough. as i said that snow mix..is wet, jim thought he made me cry w wen i was talking with him today...but it's the type of snow that just hits you from every angle. jim told me, they can't keep their cars running, no matter how cold it is....because the car needs to stay locked- to protect your mail...so a little help is always nice- whenever you get the chance, please help out by shoveling your sidewalks. now, lets talk about the roads
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waterloo police who say there's been 27 accidents in black hawk county ..but as the sun goes down roads can get even more slick so take it slow and give yourself plenty of time twnight. we've got you covered, lauren moss ...kwwl news. in cedar falls-- the roads,--the main ones are better than before-- university avenue on the cedar falls side has gotten better although there's still compacted snow on the ground as for parking lots and side streets--it's a different story i've seen probably half a dozen people get their cars stuck on side streets and neighborhoods-- however plows are working diligently in parking lots to get them cleared, the downside of that though is huge snow piles all over parking lots. "you got yo be real cautious. you see all sorts of drivers who just all over the road. you
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be real cautious about people around you and conditions. you just to prepare ahead of time. klein works at key west in cedar falls- he says lots of unhappy people today the winter storm is also hitting dubuque pretty hard. couple of reports of semis sliding off roads in the tri- states. kw-wl's shirley descorbeth is live in dubuque now...with the latest on conditions. shirley...how is it out there? well...the sleet just keeps coming down...and along with it are some pretty strong winds out here. now if we take a look at some of the video i shot earlier...you'll see the roads are ice covered. city of dubuque street crew says they have all their plow trucks out...working around the clock for the next 24 hours -- taking
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of primary and secondary streets. but honestly -- it seems like it's tough to keep up with the conditions. the roads are very slick -- and treacherous, especially on hills...which dubuque has a lot of. now according the dubuque police there's only been one accident so far -- but they anticipate more during the work rush hour. because of the storm -- there also have been several cancellations in the area. presidential candidate chris christie cancelled his campaign stop...he was due to be here in dubuque today. we've got you covered live in dubuque...shirley descorbeth... ...kwwl news. this storm also impacting people trying to travel after the holidays. all flights out of dubuque's regional airport -- cancelled today. well no snow in california -- where the hawkeyes are getting ready for the rose bowl. some members of the defense --
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winner desmond king speaking today. kwwl's mark woodley joins us now live outside the rose bowl in pasadena... that's absolutely right -- we'll hear from the hawkeye defenders coming up tonight at six as they get ready to face record setting running back christian mccaffery in just four days -- we're expecting a ton of iowa fans to make the trip -- but it's a short journey for some -- you can find hawkeye fans all over the country -- that includes right by the ocean in santa monica -- that's where we find brad hanson live -- in a place pretty familiar to local hawk fans -- how's it going brad? i'm just outside of barney's beanery in downtown santa monica. it's one of the more popular iowa bars on the west coast here, and they're getting ready for a big
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things were pretty quiet today as fans are still making their way out to california. but you can see there are some iowa decorations inside the bar here. they say the bar fills up to max capacity during every game, and they expect to see big crowds here all week long. everyday we're going to be packed, i think bigger and bigger as people get into town. we're definitely the place to be, so we're going to be packed everyday." as we said, things pretty quiet today, but they expect it to pickup quite a bit. they tell me they say they've stocked up on plenty of beer and are well staffed, ready for the big iowa crowd. and you obviously can't come to santa monica without heading to the world famous santa monica pier. we caught up with some hawkeye fans, and we'll have more on that tonight at six. now we'll senddit back over to mark woodley in pasadena..... thank you brad -- well we've got four days and counting -- coming
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hawkeye defenders -- including a somewhat frightening fact about lineman jaleel johnson's family tree -- we've got you coveeed live at the rose bowl in pasadena -- i'm mark woodley ...kwwl news. and we'll be hearing from mark woodley and the rest of the crew throughout the week -- leading road to the rose bowl show on wednesday at 6:30. comimig up... the latest on the destructive deadly storms that are sweeping part of the nation and.... closer to home-- we'll continue with our team seven coverage of the winter storm and hear from storm track 7's kristin rogers with the latest conditions in cedar rapids that's coming up in just a few minutes. here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. chief meteorologist mark
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forecast next. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to stay up to date on breaking news got you covered. with ron steele, amanda goodman and chief "now your storm track 7
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from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete stormtrack 7 weather team: a dangerous winter storm will track through the region today sleet, snow and frfrzing rain continue to track through the kwwl viewing area with roads becoming snow and ice covered. ice accumulations could be around a quarter of an inch dubuque. sleet accumulations are expected to be around an inch to an inch and a half in many areas south of highway 20. snowfall accumulations will depend on how much sleet and
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be 1-4" from around tipton to sigourney southward (iowa city around 4-5")... 4-6" will include cedar rapids, dubuque, monticello, tama and delaware... 6-9" from traer to independence through colesburg and northward. some areas around new hampton may get even more. all will have strong winds from the northeast at 20-30 mph gusting to 40-50 mph. this will rerece visibilities and cause blowing snow. stay up to date on this storm as freezing rain, sleet and snowfall amounts may change as the low tracks to the north and east. a dangerous winter storm will track through the region today covering the entire kwwl viewing area. a winter storm wrning is in effect for today and tonight. sleet, snow and freezing rain continue to track through the kwwl viewing area with roads becoming snow and ice covered. ice accumulations could be around a quarter of an inch around interstate 80, inluding iowa city, with up to a quarter of an inch from cedar rapids too dubuque. sleet accumulations are expected to be around an inch to an inch and a half in
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be 1-4" from around tipton to sigourney southward (iowa city aroond 4-5")... 4-6" will include cedar rapids, dubuque, monticello, tama and delaware... 6-9" from traer to independence through colesburg and northward. some areas around new hampton may get even more. all will have song winds from the northeast at 20-30 mphph gusting to 40-50 mph. this will reduce visibilities and cause blowing snow. stay up to date on this storm as freezing rain, sleet and east. a dangerous winter storm wil track through the region today covering the entire kwwl viewing area. a winter storm warning is in effect for today and tonight. sleet, snow and freezing rain continue to track through the kwwl viewing area with roads becoming snow and ice around interstate 80, including iowa city, with up to a quarter of an inch from cedar rapids to dubuque. sleet accumulations are expected to be around an inch to an inch and a half in many areas south of highway 20. be 1-4" from around tipton to sigourney southward (iowa city around 4-5")... 4-6" will include cedar rapids, dubuque, monticello, tama and delaware... 6-9" from traer to independence througg colesburg and northward. some areas around
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all will have strong winds from the northeast at 20-30 mph gusting to 40-50 mph. this will reduce visibilities and cause blowing snow. stay up to date on this storm as freezing rain, sleet and snowfall amounts may change as the low tracks to the north and track through the region today covering the entire kwwl viewing area. a winter storm warning is in effect for today and tonight. sleet, now and freezing rain continue to track through the kwwl viewing area with roads becoming snow and ice covered. ice accumulations could be around a quarter of an inch around interstate 80, inuding iowa city, with up to a quarter of an inch from cedar rapids to south of highway 20. snowfall accumulations will depend on how much sleet and freezing rain mix )n, but will be 1-4" from around tipton to sigourney southward (iowa city arounun 4-5")... 446" will include cedar rapids, dubuque, monticello, tama and delaware... 6-9" from traer to independence through colesburg and northward. some areas around new hampton may g even more. all will have strong winds from the northeast att20-30 mph gusting to 40-50 mph. this will reduce visibilities and cause blowing snow. stay up to date on this storm as freezing rain, sleet and snowfall amounts may change as the low tracksso the northhand
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coming up... a deadly storm sweeps across the south-- the latest details next and here's a live llk at the waterloo skycam. as the winter storm continues --------- --------- ---------
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across the country, leaving death and destruction in its wake. tornadoes, flooding and blizzazads are poundii the nation's midsection from new mexico to illinois. and the system continues to move east. nbc's chris pollone has the latest. this december is t te deadliest from dallas. the damage assessment
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(sot / john lambert resident :06 - :09) "the whole ceiling, 4he whole roof right there, it's gone. it's all in the living rooo. everywhere." nine tornadoes struck texas over the weekend, killing at least eleven. (nat sot) "everything happened in seconds" the tornado that hit garland was an ef-four packing winds up to 200 miles per hour. hundreds of homes are@gone. (sot / renell lincoln - resident :26 among those klled, an infant. just three days old. (nat sot) "please baby please baby be okay baby and i was olding her little hand." the massive system brought heavy rain and flash ffoods to illinois, missouri, and texas. cameras captured emergency responders rescuing a trapped driver in dallas. heavy rain sent the trinity rivv over its banks. turning roads to streams. in missouri, four international soldiers training at fort leonard wood, were among those killed when their vehicle overturned in flood waters. several das and this teat is
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violent ather has killlld at llast 43 people since last week. and the dangerous pattern isn't over yet. chris pollone, nbc news. this december is the deadliest from tornadoes on record in the state of texas. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... we continue with team 7 winter storm --------- --------- ---------
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cedar rapids. the city issuing a snow emergency staaing at noon today and going until noon tomorrow, that means you cannot park in snow emergency routes, we have a link to those routes on our websit. kwwl's kristin rogers has been taking a closer look at the know? spoke with he streets superintendent this afternoon, he said they are working the plows in three shifts with about 30 plows out at a time. but around 2 a-m it is expected to be all plows on deckkwith around 90 plows working to clear the streets in time for the morning commute. meanwhile sidewalk plows could be seen throughght downtown. the streets superintendent told me the temperatures out
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but whatever is falling is refreezing . one of the main issues here has (cg: jun pusta/ works driving i mean i could hear something that's busy falling on my truck." it made for slick streets. . despite the conditions the linn county shshrrifs office told me they have some cars in the ditch@ throughout the day, but there have been no major accidents o report. the cedar rapids airport has had some flights cancelled both to and from chicago and dallas, they said the runways in cedar rapids are clear, however there are weather issues in both chicago and texas. we've got you covered live in cedar rapids kristin rogers...kwwl news. certainly some slick conditions south of cedar rapids, the iowa city sheriff's office tells us they have pulled more than 20 vehicles from ditches there. here's a ve look at the hawkeye community college skycam.
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mark schnackenberg has a final look at your weather next. we'll be righgh back --------- --------- --------- ---------
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