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counties from until 9am monday. and wind chill advisory will be in effect until 9am monday for a majority of the state. temps will plummet again tonight with sub-zero lows for monday morning and
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wind chills will range from -25 in central iowa to -40 in northern iowa. best to stay in doors if at all possible and stay safe. if you have to travel, make sure you have an emergency winter kit packed. snow moves is back in the forecast for tuesday before temperatures return to more seasonable 20s for the rest of the work week and 30s by next weekend. nikki also coming up on local five news at 10... the final democratic debate before the candidates head to iowa for the caucus.. we'll tell you how they did.. nikki and ice silo climbing in eastern iowa.. see how these cold temperatures can be fun.. nikki and in this week's farm to family.. what the dow- dupont merger means going forward.. " local 5 news at 10 in hd starts now. we are iowa" nikki: good evening. welcome to local 5 news, i'm nikki davidson. glad you're with us tonight. a small community...brok en tonight by some devastating news.
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three young children are dead, after firefighters believe a space heater ignited in the back of their home. firefighters had a hard time extinguishing the flames, and by the time they reached the family it was too late. nikki: local five's jacob peklo joins us now with more. jacob nikki, it's a tragedy in the town of boxholm. in small communities like this, it's hard to find someone who didn't know the family or at least know of the sorensons. family and friends say it'll take a while to process this.. boxholm fire chief dave huffman says he'd never seen a fire like this one. dave huffman, boxholm fire chief: "we knew it was going to be trouble from the start. the amount of fire spread we had and with the weather conditions the way they were, we knew it was going to be a problem." the swirling winds, coupled with the sub- zero temperatures meant huffman's crew wouldn't be able to handle things on their own. so, he called for backup, bringing in nine other departments. dave huffman, boxholm fire chief: "we ended up freezing three pumpers and three tankers, two of the fire hydrants and
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when they searched the house initially, they weren't able to get into one room. but on the second sweep after they got more water, they found a shocking discovery. dave huffman, boxholm fire chief: "when they finally broke it down, they found out that the lady of the house had wedged a blanket or a towel under the door to keep the smoke out, which prevented us from opening the door." fire officials say it's normally a good measure, but in this case was an obstacle. bryce stevens was downtown when he first heard about the fire. bryce stevens, neighbor: "it started off as a couple of flames on the back porch and it slowly escalated as the firefighters were running out of water and their pipes froze." as he watched it, he says he was definitely worried. bryce stevens, neighbor: "we were just praying for them, and praying for her husband all of their kids and all their family members." . after the fire marshal's first tests, he determined the fire started because of a space heater igniting some other material. amber sorenson and her three children died before crews could get them out. now, huffman says everyone around town is feeling the pain.
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fire chief: "oh, we'll bounce back. i mean, it's a small town. everyone knows everybody up here, everybody's friends." jacob a gofundme page has been set up to help john sorenson with his medical expenses. since it started this morning, it's already brought in more than 22- thousand dollars. if you're interested in donating as well, click on the link inside this story. in the studio, jacob peklo, local five news. we are iowa. nikki: there was so much ice on the streets, outside of the home, that the iowa department of transportation had to bring its trucks through twice to scrape the streets clean. nikki: james ad lib about weather
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james james ad lib about school closings nikki:: it's cold outside but the democratic side
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presidental race is just starting to heat up.. nikki: tonight..the final democratic debate before the iowa caucus took place in south carolina.. and the candidates really went after each other..each taking jabs on hot button issues. gun safety and gun legislation has been on the minds of many following mass shootins around the country...tonigh t hillary clinton called out senator bernie sanders for flip-flopping on legislation during his time in congress....and martin o'malley decided to call them both out. "gun legislation comments " nikki: another issue that's been brought up many times during the
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would each democratic candidate battle big banks and wall street to make sure they are not "too big to fail." "o'malley and hillary on big banks " nikki: a fatal car crash left one dead and one injured in union county.. the crash took place saturday night just after 9-oclock on the highway 34- skyline bridge. deanne hoffman of creston died in the accident.. donna spare of afton was injured.. a go-fund me
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victim's remaining family memebers. she leaves behind a husband and two sons. nikki: new details now in the muscatine shooting that involved a police officer.. nikki: the individual shot during a vehicle stop friday night has been identified.. tim seefeldt was shot by a deputy in muscatine friday night after seefeldt was stopped in a vehicle that was suspected of being stolen.. it happened in the parking lot of a best western after he attempted to drive off and hit several vehicles including a fully marked law enforcemnt vehicle.. the investigation is on-going.. nikki : a commercial structure fire occured saturday night around 9:30 in clive.. crews were called to 9-5-5-0 swanson blvd in response to an automatic fire alarm.. the cause of the fire is believed to be combustbles stored too close to a heat source.. the fire damage was minimal.. nikki : questions in a unsolved sex abuse case are one step closer to being answered.... officials say dna evidence have led to new charges in the case james murphy of knoxville was
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state prison for a sex abuse charge in 2014... dna from that case turned out to match dna from an unsolved sex abuse case from back in 2008 in marion county. murphy is now facing a sex abuse in the second degree charge for that incident as well.... nikki: a new agricultural giant is in the making. a 130 billion dollar merger between two companies has a city here in central iowa hoping for some big news. local 5's claire powell is here with more. claire: in mid december the dow chemical company and dupont announced their agreement to merge as one. ousting monsanto as the largest agricultural powerhouse in the nation. once the merge is official, the company dubbed "dow-dupont" would then form three separate companies across the nation. iowa state and city officials say it makes sense to have one of those companies here.. at pioneer headquarters, in johnston. december 11th, dow chemical company and dupont agreed to join forces, creating dow-dupont. the next agricultural giant that would sell 41 percent of seeds in the nation.--booting monsanto from it's current number one position. once the companies merger is finalized in late 2016, it will
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companies" - focusing one on seed sales, one on chemicals and the last on speciality products. officials havent released where those three companies will be headquartered, but "confident based on and business climate positioned well. we granted. " "working with state information and continue to be the headquarters for seed company" mayor deerinfeld says pioneers first merger with dupont was nerveracking and this will be too. announced they'll cut 10 percent of it's employees worldwide during the merger. us senator chuck grassley expressed concerns about the major conglomerate- to-be.. worrying about farmers. saying: two titans of american proposed merger demands serious with new development farmers. saying: "dupont and dow are two titans of american industry and the proposed merger demands serious scrutiny." with new development in dupont-pioneer locations, johnston proposed merger demands serious scrutiny." with new development in dupont-pioneer locations, johnston says there's no better choice and they'll fight for their spot within newly dubbed dow-dupont. "we hope their decsion is this is where they want their headquarters to be. we're ready to show them why that should be their decision" the dow-dupont merger is expected to be finalized sometime after june of this year. once that's done, the three companies will be formed before 2018. in speaking to both
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options are currently being researched and discussed. but they would not share what those options are. claire powell, local 5 news we are iowa. nikki: thanks claire... thanks claire... nikki: coming up on it's lego mania in ames! we'll talk to some of today's participants.. and.. becomes a winter hit.. and i'll have your forecast ahead " monday on good morning iowa... a growing trend may be a danger to your lungs... we take a look at hookah smoking and how it compares to cugarettes.. a new study show it may not be as safe as you think... and sam has a look at your forecast ((:04 wx ad-lib)) that's monday on the all-new good morning iowa! " "now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with
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james/wx wall weather adlib: put script here in green a wind chill warning will be in effect for our northern counties from until 9am monday. and wind chill advisory will be in effect until 9am monday for a majority of the state. temps will plummet again tonight with sub-zero lows for monday morning and barely single digits by monday afternoon. wind chills will range from -25 in central iowa to -40 in northern iowa. best to stay in doors if at all possible and stay safe. if you have to travel, make sure you have an emergency winter kit packed. snow moves is back in the forecast for tuesday before temperatures return to more seasonable 20s for the rest of the work week and 30s by next weekend. nikki: plus... coming up 9am monday. and wind
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monday for a majority of the state. temps will plummet again tonight with sub-zero lows for monday morning and barely single digits by monday afternoon. wind chills will range from -25 in central iowa to -40 in northern iowa. best to stay in doors if at all possible and stay safe. if you have to travel, make sure you have an emergency winter kit packed. snow moves is back in the forecast for tuesday before temperatures return to more seasonable 20s for the rest of the work week and 30s by next weekend. nikki: plus... coming up on local 5 news 9am monday. and wind chill advisory will be in effect until 9am monday for a majority of the state. temps will plummet again tonight with sub-zero lows for monday morning and barely single digits by monday afternoon. wind chills will range from -25 in central iowa to -40 in northern iowa. best to stay in doors if at all possible and stay safe. if you have to travel, make sure you have an emergency winter kit packed. snow moves is back in the forecast for tuesday before temperatures return to more seasonable 20s for the rest of the work week and 30s by next weekend.
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plus... coming up on local 5 news at ten jordan will bring you the top five plays of the week... nikki: next.... people are braving the cold... all to do some ice climbing... iowa style. next.... nikki:
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heard james talk
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harsh winter conditions.. you can find fun.. reporter sarah mccarthy takes us to a farm silo that has turned into an icy-eight year tradition.. pkg "
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about it. a week later he called me up and actually brought me out here. i said no, this is a hog house, i need a silo. and he said, well you need a warming house."> a warming house complete with all the gear i needed to try it out. [take: nat full]nat full
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unless it's on a fisher price hoop, but tonight we've got dunks galore! up next we unveil the latest top 5 plays of the week... you're watching local five news at 10. " now, local 5 sports with jordan furbee. we
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jordan: welcome back... most weeks top 5 plays almost develop a theme... this week, the theme is slams and not just on the hardwood... let's check out our top 5 plays of the week all made by local athletes. play number five...we head to wrestling mat... se polk taking on ankeny... the rams showing why they deserve the top spot in 3a. southeast polk recorded nine pins versus the hawks... here's just a preview of their domination as the rams took down ankeny, 65- 12. southeast polk also went on to beat #1 valley on saturday, as they most likely will assume the top spot, with state
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play number four ..we head over to the hardwood in ankeny. hawks hosting dowling... the maroons' brendan dougherty down low to ted brown. and check out what brown can do for you!! teddy left all alone and he slams it in with authority! one more look, not only is he beastly, he shows off the finesse with the spin move! ankeny tho would go on to get the win over the maroons. play number three ...comes to us from the valley-se polk game... on the fast break, the tigers showing why they're the top ranked squad... 1-2-3 dunk! pete economos to carlo marble who gives it up to quinton curry who does the rest. i don't know for sure, but quinton may be the long lost third curry brother. and when you watch his skills on the basketball court, it's pretty easy to see why i'd think that... play number two ..we head up to bondurant- farrar. bluejays hosting adm... i always got yelled at by my coach for cherry picking when i played in high school... john carlson showing just how cool it can
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when you finish like this!! as soon as that ball was rebounded, johnnie did a b- line for the hoop. and he gave himself clearance for takeoff!! #40 just like harrison barnes, keep it up and he just might have to challenge harrison to a dunk contest... finally play number one...also involves high flying acts. roosevelt hosting hoover. this is executing the pick and roll to perfection!! jeremiah chandler throws it up to gatdoar kueth for the alley oop slam!! check it again, kueth up top with the pick and he goes stealth into the paint and throws down the bomb!! one of the best high school dunks of the year... gatdoar kueth number 20 in your programs, number one in our hearts! in our local 5 top five plays of the week! nikki: still to come on local 5 news at
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des moines is rejoicing ... after a their pastor is one of the people freed from prision in iran. nikki: and.. its unclear when all of the prisoners will return to the united states... we'll tell you whats next for them. nikki: and next.. some great young minds are coming together.... for lego wars... we'll explain what it is... we'll be right back... you're watching local five news at 10. "your watching local 5 news in hd. home of
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nikki/lam welcome back.. three americans--all former prisoners of germany. . when the men the united inthe meantime, reconnecting families hur has more pkg for months--even years--behind bars in iran--landing first in switzerland then germany. president obama sot: this is a good day. gfx:
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pastor saeed abedini tweeting-- "saeed just landed in geneva. he is getting ready to leave to germany. i should talk with saeed in just a few hours! thank you for your prayers!" the father of two--was imprisoned for more than three years--accused of threatening iran's national security. another of the released--jason rezaian. the 39 year old journalist detained for 18 months--charged with espionage--in a closed door trial. once he--with his wife and mother by his side--was safely out of iran--the washington post released a statement saying: gfx: we are relieved that this 545-day nightmare for jason and his family is finally over. also on board, amir hekmati--detained the longest--four years. the former u.s. marine--arrested in iran--while visiting his grandmother. gfx: rezaian, abedini and hekmati all spent time at iran's notorious evin prison--where they were allegedly subjected to beatings, solitary confinement and psychological abuse. president obama--remaining steadfast in his message--that it was diplomatic negotiations that led to their release--that deal quietly played out outside of the international nuclear agreement negotiated this past july. obama sot: we've achieved this historic progress through diplomacy without resorting to
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middle east. s/u: as for the two remaining ex- prisoners, one is believed to be still in iran and an american student, who was released independently has already headed home. lh, abc news, ny." nikki: meanwhile, a metro community is celebrating meanwhile, a metro community is celebrating the relase of one of those prisoners, saeed abedini had been in prison for nearly four years. communities all around the u-s have been holding rallies, benefits and prayer vigils --- all in hopes that he'd come home safely. today, the congregation held a special service to give thanks. church members say they never lost hope that
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despite never knowing when it would happen. they say it's hard to fathom what abedini went through. jim pollak, church member: "we really can't imagine what he went through. i can only fathom the pain and the suffering he went through, but honestly you can't really compare it to anything." nikki: there's no definite date yet for when he will return home. church members say he must first see a doctor to treat the internal bleeding he suffered while in the prison. nikki/ots: an outbreak of violent and deadly tornadoes--rippe d through florida's west coast--just before dawn this morning. those storms killed two people--and injured at least seven. by daybreak, residents--who survived the night--were out--surveying the damage. the cost is estimated in the millions. it's not often you see tornadoes in florida.. and residents say they've never seen something like this.. "i grew up on an island so ive been thrpugh tons of hurricanes, ill take take hurricanes all day long over this... this is the worst strom ive seen in 43 years but you live and move on thats all " nikki:
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urge to dig in, officials are now telling residents with storm damage to stay away from their homes--until they're told--the structure's been cleared. nikki: meteorologist james peterson joins us now with a quick look at the forecast. james
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nikki: and over in ames this weekend... its lego wars! teams from across the state came together to compete in the iowa first lego league championship at the isu college of engineering.. local 5 photographer ryan davidson gives us a look inside the heated competiton. "3 2 1 lego we're dong junior first lego league which is for 6-9 year old children they're building lego models they're dong research we want to show them that when you're an engineer or a scientist or a mathmatician it's a really creative area so we're hoping by showing them that today they go on and think about that for their future they've never done this in a championship setting before so it's just putting them at ease letting them know we're all here to help them out
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lego league lions it's a critical age for us to say math is really cool science is really cool you can do it through fun things that you play with at home like legos which is a wonderful toy but there's a lot of mathmatical inclanation in it there's a lot of design behind it well i like the robot runs a lot and i also like core values the truck has the yellow box oh the robot got stuck it's driving on top of the truck you're having to interact as a team you're having to problem solve you're having to think on your feet you're having to manage time those are the things these teams are having to do just show so much enthuasism not just with legos but being there with friends and doing everything they want to do it's really about getting the kids together having a safe space for them providing resouces and then letting the
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nikki: and we put some weather tricks to the test.. we'll be right back... you're watching local five news at 10. nikki:
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there.... we awelcome back... its cold out there.... we are talking below zero temperatures and wind chill advisories... so for the weekend buzz, i
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" we are doing cold weather tricks. " we are doing cold weather tricks. first we are experimenting to see if what happens when we put this egg on a frying pan. now we are experimenting with lunch meat and a metal pole to see if it sticks. finally we are putting old clothes and now we are experimenting with lunch meat and a metal pole to see if it sticks. finally we are putting old clothes and getting them wet and leaving them outside for 15 mintues to find them frozen solid. surprise surprise its joe mauer i have an imaginary boyfriend. i am so happy. " nikki
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist james peterson. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" james weather adlib: put script here in green a wind chill warning will be in effect for our northern counties from until 9am monday. and wind chill advisory will be in effect until 9am monday for a majority of the state. temps will plummet again tonight with sub-zero lows for monday morning and barely single digits by monday afternoon. wind chills will range from -25 in central iowa to -40 in northern iowa. best to stay in doors if at all possible and stay safe. if you have to travel, make sure you have an emergency winter kit packed. snow moves is back in the forecast for tuesday before temperatures return to more seasonable 20s for the rest of the work week and 30s by next weekend.
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iowa hawkeyes just keep on 9am monday. and wind chill advisory will be in effect until 9am monday for a majority of the state. temps will plummet again tonight with sub-zero lows for monday morning and barely single digits by monday afternoon. wind chills will range from -25 in central iowa to -40 in northern iowa. best to stay in doors if at all possible and stay safe. if you have to travel, make sure you have an emergency winter kit packed. snow moves is back in the forecast for tuesday before temperatures return to more seasonable 20s for the rest of the work week and 30s by next weekend. nikki: iowa hawkeyes nikki:
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just keep on winning... jordan the streak is now up 7 since their loss to iowa state a month ago... up next, hear more from the hawks after their big win over michigan.. you're watching local five news at 10. " now, local 5 sports
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jordan: perhaps no team in the country is hotter than the iowa hawkeyes right now! since a december 10th loss to iowa state the hawkeyes have won six straight, are now ranked 16th in the ap, 4th in the kenpom power poll. and more importantly find themselves at the top of the big ten
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hawks going for 7 in a row versus michigan... and they start out on fire! jarrod uthoff nails the step back three. hawks start the game on an 11-0 run... then it's adam woodbury the steal and the slam for the big man! hawks up 38-33 at the break... 2nd half, wolverines pull ahead. zak irvin, count the bucket and the foul. maize and blue up 2. but the hawks answer. and in a big way... peter jok the step back three, then it's uthoff seeing triple!! part of 7 second half threes. hawks win their 11th straight regular season big ten game dating back to last season 82-71. elliot pollakof has more from iowa city... "elliot recaps iowa's win over michigan" next up for the hawks a road next up for the
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trip to piscataway to face rutgers... that game is set for thursday at 6pm and can be seen on espnu... drake men in action, trying to snap a 5 game skid hosting southern illinois... 1st bucket of the game goes to the dogs. as kale abrahamson drills the three... but the salukis would pull ahead from there...thanks to some sloppy play from drake. the steal, the missed shot is rebounded by siu and they get the putback. they'd jump out to a 13-5 lead. but back come the dogs. reed timmer finds ore arogundade who drills the corner three then from the same spot, timmer hits graham woodward who nails the trifecta... now off the steal, woodward ahead to arogundade, count the bucket and the foul.
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free throw. but the bulldogs fall again, 81-76 griff still gets his treat tho! jordan: let's hope the iowa state women enjoyed their longest break of the year. after an 8 day layoff, the cyclones gear up for 3 games in 7 days this week, two on the road, before ending with a big one saturday at home versus #6 baylor... first up a road trip to lubbock to face texas tech... 4th quarter, tied at 61 cyclones trying to win it in regulation. but seanna johnson's shot is off the mark. we're headed to o-t! in the extra period... tech down one, rayven brooks spins and hits to give the raiders a one point lead. johnson now driving to the hole, she's fouled. wait no, offensive foul! raiders with the ball now, kidd blaskowsky with the hard foul. tech hits both freebies to go up the hard foul. tech hits both freebies to go up 3. one last shot for isu. but bridget carleton's shot is no good. tech earns its first big 12 win of the season, as they knock off isu 69-66 in overtime.. cyclones back in action
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coach jennie baranczyk and the drake women going for their 5th straight win.. 2nd quarter bulldogs up 19- 14. and they pick up the pace. off the inbounds. caitlyn ingle finds lizzy wendell for the lay in. then it's wendell paying it forward down to sara rhine good for the bucket... more from wendell, down low she avoids the defender and collects two more. then checkout the team work here. the flip pass to wendell, her three is off the mark, but rhine comes crashing in for the rebound and the putback. she had a game high 17 drake led it 38-24 at the break... they make it 5 straight, 76-41... broncos and battling for a championship... first quarter, but fitzgerald plunges in for the score. steelers on top 7-6... the wind brandon mcmanus is kicking in. he somehow tucks it in to halftime. now up 13-12. toussaint takes the handoff, but bradley roby
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denver recovers. the ensuing drive. cj anderson fights his way in, 2pointer is good. and the broncos are on to the afc title game versus new england, 20-13 jon: we'll be right back... you're watching local five news at 10. nikki:
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before we go tonight--here's a shorter version of my cold weather experinments today...enjoy. " " james weather adlib: put
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a wind chill warning will be in effect for our northern counties from until 9am monday. and wind chill advisory will be in effect until 9am monday for a majority of the state. temps will plummet again tonight with sub-zero lows for monday morning and barely single digits by monday afternoon. wind chills will range from -25 in central iowa to -40 in northern iowa. best to stay in doors if at all possible and stay safe. if you have to travel, make sure you have an emergency winter kit packed. snow moves is back in the forecast for tuesday before temperatures return to more seasonable 20s for the rest of the work week and 30s by next weekend. nikki thanks for watching abc
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