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ben: right now on "wisn 12 news this morning," cleaning up after the weekend snow storm. you might want to give yourself extra time as you head to work and school. we're keeping an eye on conditions across southeast wisconsin. good morning and welcome to i'm ben wagner. adrienne: and i'm adrienne pedersen. melinda has the day off. it's 4:30 on this monday, december 12th. before you head out the door, let's start with the forecast. meteorologist sally severson is in the weather center. sally, how is it looking? sally: well we are mopping up the snow and tracking the cold air that is moving. the temperatures holding in the 20s for a time and slow fall
tonight bringing in the flurries. the deep cold in place through thursday and the coldest headed to us on wednesday. the clouds are stubborn this morning and the snow is off to the east and northeast. there will be a few flurries for tonight. mostly cloudy this morning and becoming breezy and the temperatures holding in the mid 20s. a peek or two of the sun for this afternoon. flurries tonight down holding near 11 for the high tomorrow. ben: you can track this week's cold temperatures and chances for more snow no matter where you are. just download the wisn 12 news app. it's free for your smartphone or tablet. >> new from overnight, a wrong-way driver allegedly hits a snow plow on the interstate. it happened around 2:00 this morning on eastbound i-43 just east of 60th street in greenfield. officials with the greenfield fire department say one person was taken to the hospital. it appears that the plow was
adrienne: the snow caused some other crashes over the weekend. a salt truck in milwaukee slammed into a pole yesterday. dpw says another car ran a red light at 20th and highland. making a salt truck driver hit a pole. no one was hurt. >> more on our big story this morning, cleaning up after our weekend snow storm. before you head off to work and school, you should know a lot of side streets are a mess. dpw crews have been out all morning in many communities. but there's still a lot or wisn 12 news' andy choi is keeping an eye on conditions. he joins us live this morning from the passenger seat. good morning, andy. reporter: good morning, we are headed south on 6th street downtown and were going to take a look at the neighborhoods and getting 3-9 inches of snow over the weekend.
pretty good. we are going to look at the side streets and checking back to show you what you are going so see on the way to work. back to you in the studio. >> thank you, andy. see you back in a little while. 4:43. md ben: wisn 12 news time is the cleanup operation from the snow storm could last days. snow plows and salt trucks are out across southeast wisconsin right now and that's going to impact garbage collection in some communities. if you live in milwaukeest crews will collect the garbage as soon as they can in the coming days. the city asks that you be patient as workers try to catch up. >> milwaukee's four-inch parking rule is in effect. residents in certain neighborhoods need to park on either the odd or even side of the street depending on the date. but you should also pay close attention to neighborhood parking signs. those rules take precedence over the general parking rule.
the snow stops. adrienne: stay off the ice. that's the message from fire fighters in dousman after an ice rescue. officials posted photos on facebook yesterday after responding to lower genesee lake. witnesses saw someone walk out onto the ice to try to save a goose that was hurt. the person fell through the ice, but was able to get out. crews geared up in special equipment to get the goose and took the bird to a local wildlife center. ben: wisn 12 news time is 4:34. looking ahead now, today is the deadline for wisconsin's recount. it must be finished by 8:00 p.m. the wisconsin elections commission expects to finish on time. on friday, the last update, the recount was 95 percent complete. more than 2.8 million votes have been recounted. the federal deadline is tomorrow. adrienne: later today, a waukesha teenager will be in court as part of the high-profile slenderman case. morgan geyser and anissa weier are accused of stabbing their friend and nearly killing her. geyser will be in court today for a hearing.
reason of mental disease. the trials could begin next summer. >> this morning, the green bay packers are celebrating a victory over the seattle seahawks, but stephen watson reports from lambeau field quarterback aaron rodgers is now dealing with an injury. >> good morning from lambeau field where the packers are keeping the postseason hopes align with a win over the seahacks and once again it is aaron rodgers camp that is >> i would like to talk about the win. >> with the packers up four scores they bench rodgers early in the 4th. even with the hobbled rodgers, they have outscored the opponents in the winning streak and rodgers completed 74% of the
rating over 125. >> he's very disciplined in the distribution of the football and keeping us favorable. he played excellent tonight. >> the most impressive, aaron hasn't lost a game at lambeau field in the last 8 years. >> that is a statement win last night. winter weather in michigan leads to a scary situation on a runway. adrienne: the plane that skidded off the tarmac and ended up stuck in the snow. what passengers are saying about that experience this morning. ben: plus, snowfall in california mountains leads to flooding. the perfect storm that made this
skies in place for us much of the day, all though a peek of the sunshine in the afternoon. 24 mequon. 23 brown deer. we have 21 is this hour in waukesha. we hold in the 20s for a time. colder air is beginning to arrive tonight as a cold front is passing through tonight. ben. >> thank you, sal. on the traffic 12. this is this is what is left after a crash involved a snowplow. this is going through greenfield. one lane headed in that area. drive times all in the green this morning. ben: a scary situation at the detroit airport when a plane skidded off the runway. adrienne: it happened yesterday. no one was hurt. the delta flight landed then slid off the runway where it got stuck in snow and mud.
passengers say the evacuation was calm and orderly although some people did miss their connecting flights. the plane was stuck for hours. >> right now, parts of california are dealing with some serious flooding. ben: it's because of heavy rain and a blizzard. the sierra nevadas had another big blizzard and now that some of it has melted, the water is coming down the mountains into towns and cities. that's along with rainfall. residents say it's the biggest flood they've seen in about a decade, th drops. ben: wisn 12 news time is 4:41. a man trapped underneath ten feet of snow. adrienne: an avalanche is responsible. why officials at a ski resort say he never should have been on the slope. ben: plus, a woman drives up to a gas station and sees her boyfriend being arrested. the surprise he had planned for her and the part that police played.
ben: welcome back to "wisn 12 news this morning." look at this. cleanup is underway in wisconsin after the weekend snow storm. here you can see doppler 12 radar showing the storm system that is now leading to problems in michigan and the northeast. the snow is impacting flights across the country. i'm keeping an eye on flightaware.com which tracks flights. there are hundreds of cancelations and delays in the u.s. this morning. many are flights to and from chicago, detroit, and toronto. i've also been watching flight boards at mitchell international airport here in milwaukee. there are a handful of delays and one cancelation. so as always, be sure to check with your airline before heading to the airport. now let's head over to adrienne and sally in the weather center. adrienne: a lot of people wondering as they wake up this morning what they'll see when
coffee extra hot, the temperatures teen and 20s. well, you won't have to shovel any time soon, a couple of dry days. there is bitter cold ahead. no doubt for us about a white christmas. the chill is beginning tomorrow. we are watching friday saturday for a snow or mix. looks like another round of precipitation at the end of the week. adrienne: right now, turkey is in mourning after two deadly explosions over the weekend. officials say at least 38 people died, most of them were police officers. 155 other people were hurt. the bombs went off on saturday in istanbul outside of a football stadium where fans had just left a match. a kurdish militant group claims responsibility for the attacks.
gained back ground and taken a historical syrian city. palmyra is a unesco world heritage site in central syria. isis had taken the city but been forced out by syrian troops. now, isis has regained control of several parts of the city. last year when isis held palmyra, the terror group blew up historic temples and monuments. adrienne: in indonesia, police say they prevented a terror attack. three people are in custody for the plot. police say they were targeting a palace. all three suspects are members isis. police found a bomb during the arrests and safely detonated it. ben: in cairo, egypt, 25 people are dead after someone bombed an orthodox christian church. officials say that person threw the bomb over a wall and into the complex. so far, no one is claiming responsibility for the attack. egypt's president is declaring three days of mourning and has vowed to hunt down the bomber. adrienne: investigators in nigeria are looking into a roof collapse that killed 160 people
officials say the church was still under construction when worshipers gathered for a ceremony on saturday. hundreds of people were inside when metal girders crashed and the iron roof caved in. worshippers say construction of the church was rushed. ben: new this morning, a man's body has been found after he was caught in an avalanche in nevada. he was skiing over the weekend and disappeared the same time there was a small avalanche at mount rose. two men both over 60 went into an area that was closed off. other did not. crews spent two days searching for the man. at one point they had to call of the search because of dangerous weather. they eventually found a body under about ten feet of snow. >> it's a sad situation no matter how you try to look at it but i do believe that for the loved ones, it's easier to have that kind of closure than to have to continue to wait and have it be an open-ended
say the area was blocked off because it was unsafe to ski there. adrienne: wisn 12 news time is 4:49. we know all about tinker the miniature horse who rings bells for the salvation army. always brings a smile toe your faces. well this morning we're seeing some other miniature horses here in wisconsin having fun in the snow. having a lot of fun in the snow. scott and mona sent in these photos. this is cruz and tallulah playing with a glove. the owners say this was the animals' first snowfall. and this is mia playing in the that's a pretty picture. my dog loved. she went crazing, sprinting around. >> mine likes to snowplow with the nose in the ground. >> you have to have a towels by the door. >> and warm bucket of water for the snowballs.
chilly air. december behaving like december. no doubt about a white christmas. a look at racine 26 degrees. winds reek now west at 13. i expect the cold air to return for us tonight. now this is a look at a few of the tomatoes, overall a solid 4-8 inch snowfall across southern wisconsin. we are going to be accumulating snow. it is lifting to the north and east. the clouds are fairly stubborn. a few peeks of sun throughout the day. the low pressure is pulling off and away and low pressure trying to organize over the northern plains. actually, what is happening is a cool front to the north and west. we also look at the first round
3 minneapolis. elsewhere 19 beaver dam. 21 waukesha. 26 at the airport. we are going to hold 21-26 for much of the day and familiaring in the afternoon. the side streets are slippery. some clearing today. the model is pro sunshine today. we see the peeks of the sun. the cool front flurries and patchy snow. no worries about accumulation. more than anything, it is windy and cold as we start to look at the gusty west winds settling in and the coldest core will be tuesday night and into wednesday. low to mid 20s. clearing for tomorrow. 13 for tomorrow. 12 on wednesday.
degrees below zero. keeping an eye on snow for friday, make a mix, as the warmer air is trying to come closer. >> thank you, sally. we are on traffic this morning at 4:52. a little slow going here. this is in greenfield. it is a little slow because of the snowplow crash. in the meantime, the times, everything is in the green. ben: new from overnight, a louisiana man has been convicted in the death of former nfl player will smith. you might remember smith was shot and killed in april after an argument with another driver. that man, cardell hayes, was convicted of several charges including manslaughter. hayes says he acted in self-defense. last night, smith's former teammates reacted to the news.
guilty verdict, she'll still get up in the morning, her husband's not there. the kids will get up, their dad's not there. you look at the defendant's family has to deal with that as well. ben: smith's wife was shot too, she has recovered. hayes could face up to 40 years in prison. adrienne: a police chase ends with a surprise in alabama. i don't know what to think about this. a man there staged the chase and an arrest all to surprise his girlfriend. they pulled over the man and pretended to arrest him. his girlfriend arrived and tried to find out what was going on. the officers even pulled out tasers but they weren't loaded. that's when he got down on one knee and proposed. >> i felt like that was the perfect set up to do something like that. >> i'm glad she liked it. what if she said i knew you were
happy one. once she got over the shock, the woman said yes. >> only one person has to say yes. ben: a deputy in florida used his training to save a baby's life. the infant, named corey, and his mother were at an office last month when the baby became unresponsive. deputy steve donaldson quickly started cpr. a few minutes later emergency crews arrived. by that time, corey was breathing again. the deputy says he was in the right place at the right time. >> when i had corey in my arms, i said a little prayer. i said god, give me strength to save this baby. >> really i just say thank you, because i didn't know he had the training. so thank you. he says thank you too. ben: now the deputy and the baby share a special bond. >> thanks to the deputy what a great story this morning. wisn 12 news time now is 4:54. staying warm at the bus stop. mps is asking for you help to keep the keeps warm on the way
>> welcome back. pets cold hope people cope with severe mental illnesses. >> many patients in the study staiei distracted them from the symptoms and staying calm, 60% of the patients considered the pet one of the most important priorities. 60%. i actually consider that low. i would think 80-90 percent. >> flu season is on the way a. new c.d.c. report is suggesting that a group that needs the vaccine the most is not getting it enough.
four in ten are going in for the vaccine. >> new research finds that the athletes that cram in the extra athletes are more likely to get sick. the demands of the high intensity training are soerntd with immune problems. find the stud combri in the british journal of sports medicine. >> patients that do yoga and other exercising showed that the blood pressure dropped. an hour a day is a lot. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:00.
>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> it is 5:00, monday, december 12th. right now on "wisn 12 news this morning", the packers keep their playoff dreams alive. the crucial plays from the defense that helped the green and gold pick up their third win in a row. >> plus, a messy morning across southeast wisconsin. there is a lot the clean up. we have team coverage with the conditions. sally? >> the snow is ending across southern wisconsin. now the snow flying over the u.p. and lower michigan and headed to the sen trat part of the great lakes.