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fall, hello winter. kevin: kurtis gertz is tracking a winter storm watch and some wind advisories tomorrow. kurtis: tomorrow morning we start out at 32, we will talk about only in the 40's. thursday will be drive those winds could gust. a wind advisory for much of the state. the snow arrives out of the west and that spreads our way. heavier snow in idaho, wyoming. a swap of moderate snow across the northern half the state. on friday, a winter storm watch in effect generally along in north of highway 30. this winter storm watch in effect for friday. brand-new futurecast. i have updated snowfall totals
getting ready for a mid-november cool down. kcci's ryan smith is live with a look at how one of the metro's biggest athletic events is adjusting to the cold front. ryan: out here tonight at this 10:00 it's a sign winter is at hour, our doorstep. the leaves here in central iowa, for the most part, are gone. tonight, race organizers at living history farms are preparing for saturday's winter-like weather. you can still spot the bright yellows, fire orange, and deep reds around downtown. the flowers lining fleur drive are upright but their days are numbered. bare branches along gray's lake are a sign that fall is fading fast. runners now bracing for the day when an outdoor jog requires more than a light jacket. >> more like september weather this year. i lived in the midwest all my life and i can't remember a november this warm. ryan: central iowa will be confronted with below average temperatures for the first time
this season. that 4-letter weather obscenity snow is on its way. organizers for this year's living history farms off-road race are preparing. >> you just have to allow for the weather. ryan: steve bobenhouse and tyler weig walked the 7-mile course wednesday, making a few last-minute changes. >> particularly downhill areas that we think are going to be a little bit slick. and so we're trying to make allowances there, making sure that there's nothing they could accidentally slide into and hurt themselves. ryan: the 5000 to expected 6000 participants know race-day weather is unpredictable in november. >> one year we had 11 inches of snow on the ground and half of the field showed up anyway. ryan: a mild november has led to happier utility customers. mid-american energy tells us tonight warmer temps this month have prompted customers to hold off on turning on the heat at home. they also tell us natural gas prices for this year's heating
season down about 30% from last year's prices. live in downtown des moines, ryan smith, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. kevin: with some snow in the forecast stores around the metro , are pushing out their winter materials. >> this stuff is purchased six months out and we usually have it come in by the first of october. kevin: don't wait until the last minute to get your home prepared. customers are quickly grabbing snowblowers, shovels and more. the city of des moines will have 200 snowplows on the streets this year. morgan 200 snow routes of change, so make sure you pay attention to where you parked. we have been -- stay in the know throughout the day with storm team 8 mobile app. stacey: right now, authorities say they don't know if the suspected mastermind of the paris terrorist attack is dead
they were not among the eight people arrested in the police operation this morning. but, he cannot eliminate the possibility that they were killed. at least two people died in the rate and have yet to be identified. meantime, fears over a paris-style attack in the u.s. prompting some members of congress to push for a pause in a program that allows some syrians to come to america. steve karlin with their new plan. steve: house republicans are outlining legislation aimed at increasing screenings for syrian and iraqi refugees before they enter the united states, including a requirement for fbi background checks. but democrats say the changes would amount to shutting down the nation's refugee program. they are accusing republicans of turning their backs on victims fleeing the horrors of the islamic state terrorists. secretary kerry how is it that : somebody can suddenly say that a 50-year-old woman with her grandchildren is going to be a
threat? rep. ryan: it would mean a pause in the program, until we can be certain beyond any doubt that those coming here are not a threat. steve: the bill looks as though it's likely to pass the house tomorrow. plus more than 2 dozen governors, including governor branstad, say syrian refugees should not be allowed in their states, for now, -- in their states for now. , a new bloomberg poll shows most americans do not approve of president obama's plan to take in 10,000 refugees next year. about 53% say they do not want syrian refugees resettled in the u.s. while just 28% say the plan should proceed. another 11% say only christians fleeing isis and syria's civil war should be allowed in. stacey? stacey: new at 10:00 a refugee , success story. a johnston police officer becomes the first bosnian sergeant in the state. kevin: kcci's laura terrell joins us live from the johnston public safety building to
laura: samir dzaferagic now walks these halls as a sergeant. and he says coming to the u.s. his war torn country made him from the man he is today. as thousands of refugees flee syria, trying to find a safe place to go, there is one man in central iowa who truly understands their fear. >> i do sympathize, being in that position myself. laura: back in 1992, samir dzaferagic was a refugee leaving his native warn torn bosnia. >> my father basically took my mom and my younger brother and i to the bus station. he borrowed money from somebody that we found at the bus station. laura: in the u.s, dzaferagic went on to go to college and graduate from the iowa law enforcement academy. >> definitely service to my community was an important factor in deciding what my career would be. laura: he's received numerous awards in his career, but dzaferagic's biggest accomplishment happened monday night.
he was promoted to sergeant. >> it was really nice to have all the friends and family and my co workers and their support. >> he is one of those people that i not only respect but i admire. laura: sergeant dzaferagic knows he is the definition of a refugee success story and has these keepsakes in his office. >> this is the patch that my uncle wore when he was in the military during the war in bosnia. laura: to remind him where he came from and tell his sons about the american dream. >> i tell them that they need to be people with integrity, and that they need to be honest. they need to work hard. laura: dzaferagic says he doesn't want to get political and say whether he believes syrian refugees should be allowed in iowa or not. he simply says he is grateful to be in the u.s.. kevin: right now, the former city clerk of casey is now
allegedly burning down the community building their last to august cover financial fraud. officials say dorothy dillinger set the community building on fire one day before the state 's auditor's office was scheduled to review the city's finances. an audit did discover that dillinger stole nearly $300,000 of taxpayer money. casey residents say they're in shock, including the mayor who also says he's disgusted. >> in a small town, where everyone knows everyone and you think you can trust eveyone and that temptation is there and people need to pay attention. >> i'm just disappointed in everything that's happened and i hate to see our community go through that. kevin: dillinger is facing federal charges of mail fraud and malicious use of fire. she'll make her first court appearance november 30. in calhoun county authorities
, announce an arrest in a pomeroy death investigation. 48-year-old freddy crisp of pomeroy is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of 41-year-old dale currie potter of north dakota. his body was found in a home earlier this month. crisp remains in jail without bond tonight. a motive has not been released. stacey: iowa state patrol releases the names of the two people killed in a roll-over crash tuesday on interstate 80 near newton. authorities say 14-year-old bryneisha watkins was driving when she lost control and rolled her family's suv. her mom 39-year-old sabrina , watkins and sister 11-year-old nataija watkins were both killed. 13-year-old natasha watkins was also in the car. she and bryneisha are both listed in good condition tonight. the minnesota state patrol is cracking down on texting while driving. they now have 5 unmarked squad cars to focus solely on distracted drivers. texting while driving is a primary offense there. iowa is one of 6 states where it's a secondary offense, meaning an officer has to
observe another law being broken before they can ticket for texting. changing it to a primary offense in iowa will likely be brought up again during the next legislative session. >> states that have strong enforcement, no matter what the law is, you can change driver behavior and i think that's what minnesota is trying to do and obviously that's what we want to , happen here in iowa is change that driver behavior. stacey: so far this year in iowa , there have been 108 tickets issued for texting while driving. in minnesota, almost 3500 tickets have been issued. kevin: next at 10:00 plunging , prices. what the low numbers at the pump means for retailers this holiday season. stacey: plus, ubers making house calls. how the ride-sharing service can help you fight the flu kevin: surgery success. the incredible way doctors gave a new york teenager a new nose. and how it could also help soldiers injured in combat. stacey: and coming up tomorrow night on kcci 8 news at 10:00, seeds of success. todd magel sits down with harry stine.
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leader. this is kcci 8 news at 10:00 with kevin cooney, stacey horst, chief meteorologist john mclaughlin, and iowa's sportscaster of the year, andy garman. kevin: right now, we told you about a couple of nights ago. gasoline selling for less than $2.00 a gallon. super unleaded at kum & go on keo way near downtown is selling for $1.99. smiles get even wider when they learn the price at the pump is expected to continue to drop through christmas. but it is not just motorists who are smiling. retailers are pretty happy, too. >> with that increased pocket of money there, of course i think people are going to either travel more or go shopping more . it is definitely a benefit here at the mall. kevin: analysts say the lower prices at the pump and because of high u.s. oil production and
stacey: happening tomorrow, an easy way to get your flu shot. ride-sharing service uber is offering flu shots straight to your door. choose the option on your phone for over health -- for uber health and reserve a nurse to administer the shot. you'll also receive a wellness pack, hand sanitizer, water bottle, tissues, etc. you can order the shots between 11:00 and 3:00 here in the metro. uber is charging for the $10 service. a new cutting edge technology could change the scope of reconstructive surgeries. this is 15-year-old dalan jennet. doctors in new york rebuilt his face using 3-d printing to give him a new nose. dalan was severely burned in an accident 7 years ago when he fell onto a live power line hear his home. his injuries were so bad he lost his nose. >> he basically stopped going to school and was completely isolated. and that's something that i connected with. and i said, i think we're gonna try to pull this off. stacey: and he did pull it off.
dr. dagan used 3-d printers to design a build the new nose. he also used lasers to help convert scar tissue to restore dalan's sense of smell. the dalan's doctors say the 3-d printing was so successful, they'll likely use it for more reconstructive facial surgeries, especially for soldiers returning home from war. kevin: residents in buffalo, new york are hoping history doesn't repeat itself. it was a year ago tonight, there was snow, a lot of snow. in 48 hours, they picked up 5 and a half feet of snow. thousands of motorists were stranded hundreds of roofs , collapsed. later that week, more snow fell, some places picked up more than seven feet altogether. in denver, hurricane-force winds ripping through the city today. check out this incredible video of the powerful winds forcing travelers back as they try to get on a bus. the weather caused dozens of power outages and lots of flight delays at denver international.
miles per hour in denver and about 100 miles an hour near boulder. stacey: now the winds are picking up around here. hopefully nothing to that degree. kurtis: we do have a wind advisory that goes into effect tomorrow. we are going to see some dust in town of 45 miles per hour. it is going to start cold. wind chill, 21. 10:00 a.m., 36 with plenty of sunshine. by noon, those winds out of the west. every day so far this november has been above normal. tomorrow, i think, will be our first day just below normal. 3:00 p.m. temperature, 45. there are a few showers on the i-35 corridor.
overtook scoring -- it over towards gordon. expect some rain near grace hill. this system is falling apart as it moves through. the system we watching is moving onshore in washington, so it has a lot of ways to travel. this front moves on through. high pressure builds in and that will bring us sunshine. the strong pressure gradient will squeeze out those winds tomorrow. then you look upstream. that is the area of low pressure that will have a fairly big impact here. clouds in showers moving out. look at all the sunshine on thursday. if you clouds will move into the northern part of the state. friday morning, here comes some cloud cover. snow in northwestern iowa. watch him quickly and spreads across the state.
midnight, even after, snow into the back edge pulls on through. the general trend with the latest computer guidances for these snowfall totals to go out. do have that winter storm watch to the north. right now it looks like in the watch area, anywhere from 4-8 inches of snow. we can see of would wobble north or south. as always, we will keep you updated as we get closer. 32 degrees, showers south. west winds, tamara they gust over 40 miles an hour. looks like snow on the way for friday and cold for the weekend. look at sunday morning. we stay in the 40's. thanksgiving, looks like rain
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crown. kevin, i don't know why you are not reading this story. 40-year-old ex-soccer star david beckham called the announcement a huge honor. but the father of four says he's not sure he deserves the title. he also says he doesn't think of himself as sexy. kevin: a big announcement for olympian michael phelps today. he posted this picture with his fiancee nicole johnson on instagram saying, they are over 12 weeks pregnant and expecting a baby boy. that means the baby should be arriving sometime in may. that is just a couple months before the rio olympics in august. the 22-time olympic medalist is training for the games and is expected to shatter a whole bunch of new records. he is right on track, swimming the fastest 200-meter butterfly in the world so far this year. also trending tonight the way a , florida bride dealt with getting dumped, just days before her wedding. >> i got a text message saying he didn't want to marry me.
kevin: text message. stacey: the news came after a two-year engagement. kilee says after a few unbearably sad days, she decided to do something drastic. she and her bridesmaids destroyed their down's during the color fun fest in tampa. >> it was actually very liberating. i don't want a pity party. i just want to have fun with it. stacey: she even went on stage. kilee says she's glad she did it . she hopes others see her story and gain some strength of their own. kevin: good for her. sports are coming up next. a couple of big games coming
announcer: from iowa's sports leader, this is kcci 8 sports. andy: this iowa fans knew that august, desmond king was a pretty good defensive back. but not even the most ardent of fans would've guessed he'd have a season fit for a king. iowa's junior cornerback was today named one of 15 players to watch in the race for the national player of the year from foundation.
interceptions, which ties the school record with at least two games to go. the finalists for the national player of the year will be announced on december 2. king and the hawkeyes have more home game. they take on purdue on saturday on senior day. a chance to clinch the division and a trip to indianapolis for the big ten title game. all of that hangs in the balance. >>'s guys are playing really hard and they played extremely hard last week. i will go one further. no brassica had their what -- nebraska had their way with them completely. we to week, you just never know. if you are looking backwards instead of forwards, pretty soon you're going to be going down. andy: hawks and boilers saturday morning at 11:00 a.m., live on
for iowa state two regular-season games remains. looking at the pieces to build on going forward. mike warren, who had a fantastic freshman season at tailback. there are still pledged to play for in warren is certainly a guy who can look to build things around going forward. >> not many compared to troy. he was a phenomenal player. he has staying power and the think we will see that over the next two years. andy: tomorrow 3 state , championships are all the line
at 1:30, westfield versus gladbrook bride right -- gladbrook rhinebeck. tony seeman will report live tomorrow. women's college basketball. drake bulldogs of already made a point that they will be a team to watch. the team is awfully fantastic start. they started year by beating big 12 standardbearer iowa state. tonight, on the road in mad town facing the badgers. lucy when dell, great scorer, great passer. hitting the jumper. starting the year 2-0. they may be in the top 25 before you know it. a magical year for the cubs and it short of the world series.
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