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accumulation. that is also where roads are still icy in spots. here in central iowa, we were warm enough for just rain with about 1/4" of rain today. our temperatures should stay above freezing in the metro most of the night with a few rain (or snow) showers possible. most of the showers will be moving north of the metro later tonight, so our chances are looking good for decent roads come tuesday morning in the metro. however, it will be cold enough by morning in most areas to freeze up any moisture that is left over or falling from the sky. i don't think we will have much precipitation tuesday, but a few snow showers will be possibly- mainly late in the day. wednesday is definitely looking drier, but the clouds could be stubborn to leave us, so i think we will be staying in the 30s for highs. thursday and friday will be much nicer with sunshine and highs reaching te 40s both days. it looks like our warmest day will be saturday with 50s possible! jack: two people were found dead
back to the weather brad all about for story. jack: where you are in iowa, the rain, ice, snow or all three, are causing big headaches for drivers. truck drivers who are trying to go cross country on a tight deadline. local 5's claire powell saw how they decide to keep going or quits. ""223 to avoca from when the rain turns to ice... turns to snow... ""sometimes its a hard call to make"" its the time of winter when truck drivers like jerry redding- of decker truckine- has to make those tough deadline decisions "lot of change to sleet to snow and it did it quick today, those snowflakes were big" more than 700 drivers,with trucks full of perishable foods and you name it, cutting paths across the country. keeping focused during this bad weather is key. "we keep them with whats going on where theyre at or where they're going, if you dont feel safe, park your truck. we'll have two drives one will go one wont" and keeping in touch back here < nat>--- even more important. "roads just use your best judgement if you
"get the load there a little bit late rather than not at all" at the end of the day, it's the drivers call. "for now just stay safe out there ok, alright" and everyone could use some of jerry's simple advice... "if its not safe, you dont feel safe, you dont need to be out" from fort dodge claire powell local 5 news we are iowa jack: in sioux city, folks were hit hard today with snow and ice. here's a look at the roads. meterologists called it one of the biggest storms to hit the city - dumping up to 10 inches. the snow should be out of the area by tomorrow morning. jack: don't forget to
com for all the latest road conditions and school closings in central iowa. jack: governor branstad is getting ready for the budget battle of 2016. he's at several budget hearings this week to get information for next year's proposal. here's chief political correspondent amanda krenz with the latest. amanda? amanda: first of all the governor is promised once again to release his budget reccomendation s as soon as the session starts. at these hearings he's listening to state departments give their pitch for how much money they'll need. after that, he'll wait for december revenue estimates to come out and then start crunching numbers. "24:27 even though the law doesn't require it unti lthe end of january it's alway sbeen my philosophy to give my recommendations on the second day of the session so they can go to work on it right away. " amanda: the governor made his recommendation on education funding last session, very early on. but it took the legislator until
make a decision... many school districts were disappointed in the 1.25 percent funding increase they received. the director of the iowa department of education was at the budget hearings today and says once again you can expect education funding to get a lot of attention. "...success for all kids. " amanda: by the way, ryan wise is new to his positoin as director of the iowa department of education. he was appointed by the governor and is waiting to be confirmed by the senate. it will likely be another fight for iowa schools as the appear to be the next session. live in the studio, amanda krenz, local five news, we are iowa. jack: now the battle over more numbers -- the renewable fuel quote. the iowa renewable fuels
obama administration's today. the administration and the agency are backlash from ethanol industry. the biodiesel targets allowed billion gallons for 2016, and 2 billion gallons for 2017, which the iowa renewable fuels association believes ignores that the produce much more. here's a quote f-a, in part saying the final rule is a severe step backward for consumers, farmers, the environment, and energy security. coming up on local 5 news at six, drivers in the metro will have to learn a new intersection on the west side when it opens tomorrow. and.... isu's new football coach made his debut in ames earlier today. find out what he said and how fans are reacting. "your watching local 5 news at 6 in hd with jack miller, stephanie
iowa's most acforecast with chief meteorologist brad edwards, and local 5 sports with sports director jon schaeffer. this is local 5 news at 6. we are iowa." jack: drivers in waukee and west noticed a brand new open tomorrow. the new grand prairie parkway officially opens to drivers afternoon, but local 5 got a chance to diamond-shaped intersection earlier today. the idea is that the new traffic people getting on and off the interstate by dangerous left turns and wait times to get
ramps. jack: people in windsor heights will be back at tomorrow for a run-off city council election. and zachary vying for the and zachary vying for the city council. join therese harms on the council. she beat out an incumbent earlier this month. polls are open from 7 in the morning until 8 pm. the two polling places to cast your vote are at heights community center and windsor church. jack/wxcdl chief meteorologist brad:wxcdl ( brad:wxcdl coming up next. ( local 5 weather is coming up next. "now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist brad
independent weather experts" brad/wxwall: weather adlib: put script here in green showers will be moving north of the metro later tonight, so our chances are looking good for decent roads come tuesday morning in the metro. however, it will be cold enough by morning in most areas to freeze up any moisture that is left over or falling from the sky. i don't think we will have much precipitation tuesday, but a few snow showers will be possibly- mainly late in definitely looking could be stubborn to will be staying in the thursday and friday will be much nicer with sunshine and highs reaching te 40s both days. it looks like our warmest day will be possible! brad/2wx: forecast. check out weareiowa.com for . jack/2wx: thanks brad.
jack: if you've gotten used to seeing brad's beard... this will make you sad. tomorrow, it'll be all gone. most of the men of local five were participating in the no shave november movement, raising awareness and money for cancer. this was the end result-- one month of no shaving. in case you forgot what everybody looked like-- here was the before picture. good morning iowa anchor elias johnson will actually be
show tomorrow, so make sure to watch for that. jack/2bam: i'm here with sports director jon schaeffer, and jon iowa state wasting no time finding a new football coach. jon/2bam: no jack they didn't and best of all jamie pollard got the coach he wanted. all jamie pollard got the coach he wanted. coming up on local 5 sports we'll hear from campbell, players, and pollard about the process and what to expect moving forward. "now, local 5 sports
weekend. "it's my pleasure to introduce to you our new head football coach matt campbell. " jamie pollard did it-- he went out and landed the name at the top of his list. "we wanted a person that fit those needs tough minded, midwestern based, run first who can recruit. we hit a home run on everyone of those points we wanted somebody with high character there's not a person that we talked to that could say one bad thing about matt campbell." pollard and campbell meeting saturday almost didn't campbell meeting saturday almost didn't happen. "he said he absolutely would not meet prior to their team playing in the mac championship. as fate would have it-- toledo was upset by western michigan-- eliminating them from the mac championship game. "fate came into play because he was available to meet saturday morning" after a few hours interviewing-- pollard says they hit a point where they could get the deal done at that moment. and he reached his hand across the table and shook my hand. we
yet. and he said i want to be the cyclones football coach." "incredible culture, fans, facilities, people this is a really speciall place and i'll tell my toledo story in a little bit but this is a place that's different than a lot of places that i've been." jordan: faith football and family were three big things campbell spoke about today. he also spoke x's and o's saying his philosophy is determined in this order: players, formation, then plays. he's been called a "players' coach" and so far the cyclones like what they're hearing. just listening to matt campbell, you know right away where his priorities lie. "it's all about the players. it's not about matt campbell, it's about our players. kids don't care how much you know, until they know how much
out of coach rhoads, he was a players' coach and he genuinely cared about his players and as you can see coach campbell wants you to know he's a players coach." "very selfless, that positive attitude, i think that's the biggest thing players will like about him." "in life change is inevitable, change happens, but greatness is a choice." "it's always good to have change and you know he's had a good track record and he's obviously doing the right things at these other programs and getting them to winning records and bowl seasons and the playoffs and that's what you like to hear." "since he does have that track record everyone is going to gravitate towards him and just believe what he can do." "we just gotta have full faith in him and have a good, healthy relationship from team to coach perspective and if we get a tight bond and hit the ground running, we can do special things next year." i reached out to couple young men last night on on the phone. i'd like to keep that private for a later date." but that request went over the head of levi peters. "i got a chance to talk to him a little bit last night. you're telling us he gave you a call? ya i remmber him saying
tuesday morning in the metro. however, it will be cold enough by morning in most areas to freeze up any moisture that is left over or falling from the sky. i don't think we will have much precipitation tuesday, but a few snow showers will be possibly- mainly late in the day. wednesday is definitely looking drier, but the clouds could be stubborn to leave us, so i think we will be staying in the 30s for highs.