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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, january 22nd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." race for impact. the east coast is getting ready for what could be the storm of the century, with the bull's-eye on the nation's capital. grounded. the feds arrest a commercial airline pilot for flying allegedly drunk. and a miami doctor is suspended after her uber meltdown is caught on camera. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green.
five states are under emergency orders this morning over what forecasters are calling a historic pliverblizza. up to two feet of snow could fall in the nation's capital. it will impact americans from the gulf to the mid-atlantic and start today. video captures the magnitude of the storm and don champion is in the bull's-eye washington, d.c., where government offices are closing early. >> reporter: this region hasn't seen the likes of what the snow totals we are expecting in many, many years. meteorologistses say the ingredients there for a high impact blizzard and once the snow starts falling, it's going to get intense and quickly. people in the path of a potentially paralyzing blizzard rushed to supermarkets and supply stores late into the night, gearing up to be snowed-in. >> we have 7 hundred shovels and within about two hours, all of
the sales were depleted. i've a nickel every time somebody asked me for a shovel, i'd be a rich man. >> reporter: more than 77 million people will feel the effects of the historic storm set to cripple parts of the mid-atlantic in just a few hours. >> i've lived in d.c. most of my life and i don't know that i've lived through a forecast like this. >> reporter: in washington, d.c., federal offices, as well as the nation's second busiest subway system will shut down this afternoon. in maryland and virginia, where blizzard conditions are also expected, crews began treating roads with salt hours ago, hoping to avoid a repeat of yesterday's mess when just an inch of snow caused accidents and delays throughout the area. >> what happened last night was not okay. that can't be repeated. >> reporter: along with the snow, the storm system will bring dangerous winds and ice that could lead to major power outages. in north carolina, power crews began cutting limbs hanging over power lines thursday.
most people in the storm's path are taking it all in stride. >> winter was coming. we had to know that. >> reporter: already, several airlines have preemptively cancelled thousands of flight and provided waivers for travelers to rebook when conditions improve. in fact, there are more than 2,500 cancelled flights across the mid-atlantic and 300 tomorrow and time to hunker down. >> thank you, don. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz says the storm will be a powerful one. >> we continue to watch this storm really develop and now as we head through the day today, this is where we get into the meat and potatoes. big area from arkansas to new york city under winter storm warnings and blizzard warnings and winter watches and storm is a potent one. the snow moves into the d.c. area late afternoon and early
evening and makes its way up to new york city as we head into sat morning and then heads into southern new england as we head toward saturday afternoon and night. the end of the storm finally works its way slowly out to sea as we head into sunday but millions of americans all will be affected by this one. a big area, dark blue. one to two foot snow totals and could see isolated amounts up to three feet of snow. major cities 6 to 12 in new york and 12 to 18 in philly and 18 to 24 in d.c. and a top five all timer and 18 to 24 in roanoke. another big concern. upstate of south carolina and across north carolina for significant icing and could cause power outages and major travel disruption. charlotte, a big airport hub, will feel the impact there. a final thing to note. new jersey, especially down into delaware, major pockets of flooding is expected on saturday. we will have the latest on the massive storm coming up on "cbs this morning." north korea says an american
student is under arrest for what it calls acts against the state. the north's official news agency identifies the detainees as a university of virginia undergraduate. he was apparently taken into custody while on a tour of the country. the state department is working on his release. with just over a week to go before the iowa caucuses, the stakes are getting higher for both parties. a new poll of iowa voters finds hillary clinton's lead has van issued. bernie sanders has turned the tables on her, opening up an eight-point lead. less than two months ago, clinton was up nearly 20 points on the vermont senator. on the republican side, donald trump is increasing his margin over ted cruz but, this morning, trump is facing a backlash from a number of leading conservatives. >> reporter: a roster of conservative opinion makers came out publicly against trump in "the national review." glenn beck and mike mukasey and
bill kristol questioni ining trs conservative credentials. >> people don't think about the national review so i guess they want to get publicity. >> reporter: trump says he is gaining support among establishment conservatives and that may be the case. the national committee rescinded the sponsorship because of the editorial but trump's closest competitor tried to use his growing establishment support against him on thursday. >> the corruption of washington is endemic and one of the reasons the washington establishment is rushing to quickly behind donald trump. >> reporter: with the iowa caucuses ten days away, hillary clinton. >> for example he suggested we invite iranian troops into syria. that is like asking the arsonist
to be the firefighter. >> reporter: sanders, in turn, took a subtle jab to clinton by questioning her ties to wall street. >> goldman sachs spends huge amounts of money on campaign contributions and on speakers' fees to unnamed candidates. >> in addition to his lead in iowa, sanders is also ahead of clinton in new hampshire, the second state to hold a vote. a man has been arrested for apparently accidentally shooting a woman inside a seattle area movie theater. witnesses say the man fumbled with the gun and fired during the movie. 13 hours, the secret soldiers of benghazi. he may have been drunk. police say the suspect turned himself in after leaving the scene and the victim is hospitalized in stable condition. a former pilot for alaska airlines is charged with flying while drunk. prosecutors say david hans arnstan piloted two alaska flights in june of 2014 while
intox intoxicated. he has since retired. alaska said in a statement, mr. arntson was immediately removed from duty. he never flew for alaska after june 20 and he left the company soon ar. we believe he is deserving of the department of justice's actions. he faces up to is a years in prison. a former oklahoma city police officer will spend the rest of his life in prison while sexually assaulting prison while on the job. he was handed a 263-year sentence. victims who made statement at the hearing were grateful. >> thank you. i thank everybody that supported me. i thank everybody who came out because i know i couldn't have did this alone without you guys' help. >> last month a jury convicted hotelclaw on 14 counts of rape and other charges. pblack women while on the beat n a low income neighborhood. the defense plans to appeal.
a top federal environmental official is out of a job over the water crisis in flint, michigan. the head of the epa region that includes michigan will step down february 1st. epa officials were notified of lead contamination last april but failed to offer technical assistance for months. two of the prisoners released in the prison exchange with iran on back on american soil this morning. pastor eye seed abedini stepped out of a plane in north carolina on thursday for an emotional reunion with his wife. former marine amir hekmati touched down on nis home of flint, michigan. he waved and thanked reporters as he stepped off the plane. >> happy to finally be home. it's been a very long road and a very long journey.
unfortunately, many people have traveled this road with me. >> reporter: he had been a u.s. military hospital in germany since his weekend release from iran. ed his marine training helped keep him going during his four and a half years in prison. coming up on the "morning news." flying with firearms. airport security says it sees more guns than ever at checkpoints. later, a fire bomb lights up a marijuana dispensary. this is the "cbs morning news." but what if you could wake up to lower blood sugar? imagine loving your numbers. discover once-daily invokana®. with over 6 million prescriptions and counting, it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c. invokana® is used along with diet and exercise to significantly lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. it's a once-daily pill that works around the clock. here's how:
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the east coast is bracing for a winter storm that could dump as much as two feet of snow in some places. or as one local meteorologist put it -- >> winter is coming. >> the guy is such a bummer. >> well, a snowboarder who survived an avalanche in northern california is now facing charges after allegedly causing the avalanche. the incident was captured on a gopro camera with christian mayer' ride down the mountain last week. he was snowboarding in an area that marked off limits because of avalanche danger. hello from the other side? adele has shat erted anothtered record. gangnam style reached the 1
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their cages. new homeowners in the florida keys got an unusual welcome. they woke up yesterday to a crocodile in their pool! turned out the eight-foot reptile was just chilling out. >> our officer said it was about 80 degrees so i'm sure it was a lot warmer than the ocean that the crocodile was swimming in, you know, especially with, you know, the cool weather we have been here all week. >> reporter: the crocodile decided it didn't like all of the attention, so it eventually climbed out of the pool and slid back into the ocean. this year's westminster dog somehow will feature seven new breeds joining the competition. that includes three breeds that hail from italy, including one that sports long matted flocks and another that hunts truffles. also making its debut is a south african dog used to guard sheep. the seven are the most added since 2000. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
the latest on the east coast snowstorm. we will show you where it hits the hardest. plus an up day on a green beret, turned football player, who is now on a new mission. >> reporter: a mission that reaches far beyond the gridiron to east africa. long wanted boyer to work with his nonprofit water boys. after visiting tanzania in 2013 he wanted to build clean water wells in the region. not really the kind of thing that tends to get an nfl player in the headlines. >> what makes that life day-to-day so tough there is the lack of clean water. there is a lot of people who aren't thinking about east africa but a lot of people when they hear about a hero like nate boyer, their mind says whatever this guy is interested in, i'm interested in because nate vouches f vouches for if. >> that's all ahead on "cbs this morning."
mast past good morning, we have new information just in. we are now under an blizzard warning. looking at storm scan3, showing major storm system forming, inning closer to our region. >> meantime, preparations continue with heavy snow expected, penndot is loading up the salt trucks, and the plows are ready to tackle the roads once the first flakes fall. and from the city to the shore, it is not just snow, but also flooding concerns for the jersey shore communities, all on the coast, our eyes on all of it for you. good morning, it is friday, january 22, i'm erika von tiehl. >> i'm jim donovan. talking about it all week. the day is finally here, the late west weather and traffic together. good morning, ladies? well, good morning, happy friday. roadways are looking good. still overnight construction project, getting out of our way now, roadways still dry. katie, oly