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those woet heat stay warm. >> good morning, i'm ben wagner. >> it is 5:00 on thursday, december 15th. >> we are talking about the dangerously cold temperatures. jeremy? jeremy: this is the coldst air for the season so far. you will feel this when you step outside today. the windchill advisory with the zero across wisconsin. now the coldest windchills minus 24 in waukesha. feeling 22 below in west bend. downtown milwaukee minus 17. out the door this morning, even the air temperatures dropped below zero. most of today cold and dry and sunshine.
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could be impacting the travel plans across the area. we'll let you know when the snow begins. >> 33 people in wisconsin died because of the cold last year. the windchills are back today. hillary mintz is live inside of the fire department on the winter safety. good morning, hillary. reporter: good morning, we are staying safe and fire department. the majority of the calls they are using this, the ambulance here for the medical calls, there are a number of serious health problems that can get in very, very quickly with the dangerously cold temperatures. frostbite. good morning, zack. what are the things that you do when it comes to the weather related health problems that you
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is get the person out of the cold as quickly as positive >>. we actually send extra people with the cold weather to expedite that process and then if the cold is one of the concerns there, we have a couple of things to do. heating packs, we pack that orlando the core of the body and the warmth is the ivs are kept on the warmer. it helps to warm them up that way. >> hopefully you will don't need a visit from the crew or the fire department in the frigid temperatures. you have the hand warmers and body warmers.
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thank you so much. we are here all morning long. coming up, we talk about heating safety and the sources that you use and staying safe in your home. that is the latest from greenfield. >> thank you, hillary. right now, warming centers are open across the milwaukee area. tim is live with what is city is doing to keep everyone safe in the cold. >> good morning, anyone that needs warm should call the hot line at 211. there is a list of warming shelters. now according to the city officials, the warmer shelters will be open this weekend, including the library. last night the police department and homeless outreach team was out. according to the city, 1400 homeless people in milwaukee on any given night. last night a few homeless
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on 81st on west allis. if you need a place to go dial 211. >> milwaukee leaders are reminding you to check on your loved ones or elderly. don't keep your car running unless you are inside of the vehicle, there are increase of car thefts this time of the year. track the cold temperatures and the windchills where ever you go using the weather app, you can download it for free. >> now to matt salemme and the traffic. >> things are in decent shape and it is quiet out there. in and out of downtown without troubles and same thing along 43. travel times are looking great...
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5:05. looking into deaths at the milwaukee county jail, the county board of supervisors is talking about outside investigations for the inmates dying while in custody. this is coming after the death of three inmates and a baby. right now, two lawsuits against the county for two of the deaths. >> state lawers are calling for sheriff clarke to step doufr after the jail deaths. they have released a statement accusing the sheriff of not properly supervisoring the department. >> wisn 12 news time now is 5:05. right now, racine police are investigating a crash that killed a pastor. how are the people that knew him reacting this morning?
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remembering mark gates as a dedicated employee. she was hit by a speeding car while he was collecting repsych kls for the city of racine. a scheduledd bienl study was cancelled last night. >> you expect your pastor to be here and not to be taken away in a plan. >> now, racine police are hoping that witnesses will come forward with information about the crash as they continue to investigate. ben, back to you. >> thank you, tim. looking ahead, increased patrols on the roads, the drive sober or get pulled over campaign is restarting today. they are out looking for drunk drivers and violations.
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>> 5:06. boy, you just don't us to tell you, it is cold out there. >> it is hitting you in the face, makes you want to go back inside and bundle up. not a great day. >> not a great day, the temperatures this morning the coldest for the season, and add in the winds 10-20 miles per hour and it is driving the windchills down. the current conditions at cathedral square not so the windchill dropping down to the teens to 20 below zero. feeling like 17 below zero. waukesha has cold as 24 degrees berow zero. limit your exposure to the cold. single digits this afternoon. snow coming in as early as tomorrow.
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friday. >> snow could be can calling graduation commencements. >> if you are looking for a job, the bucks are looking for you. the team is trying to connect with people they call family supporting the careers. as many a years may be available. everyone is invited to learn more at a first in a series of town hall meetings at 5:30 today at the journey house. >> tonight the bucks are taking on the chicago bulls. they are playing again tomorrow night in chicago. all wisconsin residents can buy tickets to either game without the usual processing fees.
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the bucks. >> yes, and inside and watching the game. >> and warm. billion email accounts accounted. >> what you should do if you are a victim of the data breach. >> solving a murder mystery, the
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this morning." you are getting a live look outside on this frigid thursday, december 15th. a windchill advisory is in effect. a lot of times in wisconsin we are used to the cold, this is wisconsin, but you have to be careful. >> yes, this is your first winter back here from living in florida. how does this feel for you? >> awful, just like it feels to
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be here. >> you are used to this, you have been here for years. limit your exposure to the cold. we'll get through this. now, a winter storm watch kicking in at 2:00 p.m. on friday and going until 9:00 p.m. on saturday. we talk about the snow timing and how much we are expecting coming up. now to matt for updates on the morning commute. >> so far so good. you have time to warm up the things are pretty quiet out there. the pavement is dry. some of the areas with the wind, snow blowing back over. otherwise no coplaints as far as the travel times are concerned. that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> and new this morning, avalanches force the shutdown of an oregon highway.
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snow. the drivers standed up to four hours. the state troopers are working to reopen the blocked highway this morning. >> in colorado they are hoping that new d.n.a. will help to sol the jon ramsey murder case. the body was found in december 1996 in the basement of the ever been charged in that case. >> president-elect donald trump is kicking off more thank you tours later today. he was going to hold a news conference about the business dealings. we are in washington with the latest. >> transition officials say that the president-elect is holding a press conference in january, but right now a thank you rally
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?? today president-elect donald trump goes back on the tour for thank you events, following the silicon valley summit in trump tower. >> we are going to be there for you. we have no formal chain of command here. >> also joining the meeting, three of donald trump's >> he's very clear from day one with his family and the role they are going to play. >> trump defended the role of the family. >> this is bigger than our president-elect. >> democrats expressing concern a conflict of interest. >> you can't be art of a lease, period. >> more concerns are being
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involvement in the election and president putin may have been involved and the white house alleging that trump new about the russian involvement. >> there is evidence that was known long before the election. >> president obama ordered a review into the russian interference. the senate committee is planning a hearing next month. >> the president-elect thank you tour is resuming tonight in pennsylvania followed by stops in orlando and alabama on saturday. >> yahoo is revealing a huge data breach. tim the following the story for us. what should is users do? >> i am on the sign in page, it has updated alert. account security issues. so it is recommended that win
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their passwords immediately and signing up for text alerts to help protect your identity. yahoo announced a million accounts were hacked and names and passwords were stolen. now this breach is separate from a yahoo cyber security attack in september which affected0 million accounts. if you have a yahoo account, be aware of clicking on links in the emails that claim to be updates from yahoo about the breach. reporting live from the news room. >> thank you, tim. amazon is proving that the sky is no longer the limit. the company completed the first delivery through a drone.
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and popcorn. the delivery only took 30 minutes. i thought prime was crazy. can you imagine by drone 30 minutes. >> tv and popcorn, there you go. >> amazon will be hired meteorologist to help them out with the drones. we are not going to be so particular in the coming days. >> we still like you. today it is cold and adding in the snow. outside early on today, this is what is going to greet you, single digits through 9:00 a.m. and add in the wind of 10-20 miles per hour. we have windchill advisories through 10:00 a.m. with the windchills 12-25 degrees below zero. looking downtown milwaukee and
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wind has increased in the past hour and the windchills are dropping down to 17 degrees below zero here in milwaukee. there are some other locations colder than that. generally the 12-25 below for the windchill. the actual temperatures have dipped below zero. 4 below from waukesha through watertown and beaver dam, madison and sun prairie. that i now to the snow and entering the forecast. the clouds are thickening up tonight. a little batch of the snow slipping across southeast wisconsin and dropping a dusting to half inch of snow by tomorrow morning. friday afternoon and the evening the snow is developing across the area. lighter snow near the state line and farther to the south with this run of the computer model.
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saturday. you are able to travel but just allow extra time here across southeast wisconsin. the initial forecast is keeping 6-9 from waukesha to the north. lesser totals to the south. as we get new data we are updating the forecast. if you have tral plans on friday or saturday stay with wisn 12. cold has us today. the snow is coming in friday and saturday. sunday a windy and day. tuesday and wednesday a warm up and returning to the 30s. >> tropical. >> if 6 feels good you are in trouble. >> alicia keys is singing about the importance of family. >> and talking about it on ellen. >> the family is such a beautiful and diverse unit and
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and shapes and versions and what is family looks like is very diverse with sex, religion and colors. >> catch the interview on ellen at 4:00 and followed by wisn 12 news at 5:00. >> olympian ryan is back in media again. >> from a rescue mission to a
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>> good morning waukesha. thanks for this thursday morning shout out. wisn 12 is stopping by schools across southeast wisconsin. >> good morning, class, if you are interested in a visit, head to wisn.com and while there, you
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the monthly top teacher award. >> a little boy in ohio is proving that down syndrome is not slowing him down. he's appearing in the cincinnati ballet production of the nutcracker. what a cutie. he's nerve y >> olympic gold medallist is going to be a dad. ryan lochte and his girlfriend will become parents next year. >> he's not home for christmas but in spirit and with the christmas card. >> the family is home in the states and he's in iraq. they have blended the photos on
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home with other military families too. that was a great idea. >> that is such a great idea. man handwriting and his wife's better. that ask a cool photo. >> 5:26. keeping your family headed to the new year. >> coming up, where to get help signing up for the health insurance plan before it is too late. >> the sa teen. >> here is a check on the
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adrienne: right now on "wisn 12 news this morning," bundle up. it is cold out there. we're tracking dangerously low temperatures and wind chills as you get ready for work and school. good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm adrienne pedersen. ben: and i'm ben wagner. melinda has the day off. it's 5:30 on this thursday, december 15th. we're here in the weather center
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and tracking the cold temperatures today. >> the coldest for the season, bitter cold today and frigid out there with the windchills 12-25 below zero. the coldest on the map at the moment minus 24 in waukesha. feeling 17 below downtown milwaukee. we are keeping the numbers around for several hours. the actual temperature not much better. partly cloudy skies for today. once we move into friday and saturday, what is ahead, more snow. we have a winter storm watch going into effect on 2:00 p.m. on friday. periods of snow on friday and saturday. we look at the snowfall forecast and if you have travel plans, don't miss this. stay tuned. back to you. ben: a lot of people are turning to alternative heat sources to

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