tv KCCI 8 News This Morning Me-TV January 13, 2016 5:00am-6:00am CST
>> you are watching kcci 8 news. elizabeth: right now at 5:00, the reviews are in. reaction to president obama's final state of the union address. what the country's lawmakers are saying this morning. and sanders on top. new polls show a switch in the democratic front-runner in iowa. how candidates are trying to get more votes just weeks before the caucuses. eric: and $1.5 billion. we're now just hours away from another record-breaking powerball drawing. this morning we're live with iowa lottery ceo terry rich with how many tickets have been
the lucky winner. good morning everyone. and thanks for waking up with kcci 8 news this morning. elizabeth: it is now 5:00 on wednesday, january 13. we want to get over to metinka. metinka: where hitting the jackpot in the weather, right? temperatures already in the double digits. 17 in des moines. we have a south wind at 12. a wind at four degrees in des moines. you are going to want to dress in layers, grabbed all of the warm gear. temperatures will be warming up. skies will be clearing up. we'll have sunshine by noontime. 35 degrees. you will notice the change in the air today. tomorrow, temperatures will warm even more, into the 40's. elizabeth: new stories developing overnight. american sailors detained in iran. shaina humphries has been
sailors were reportedly just released, right? shaina: elizabeth, iranian officials say the 10 captive sailors were allowed to continue hour or so. tuesday night after their two boats drifted into iranian waters reportedly due to mechanical problems with their navigation system. u.s. officials are paying close because just two weeks ago iranian ships fired rockets within a mile of an american aircraft carrier. and this morning the president's final state of the union is in the books and the reviews are in. nikole killion is in washington where the president will hit the road to pitch his message. nikole: today president obama travels to omaha, where he'll meet with a local family then speak to a larger crowd touching on some of the same themes from last night. >> the state of our union is strong. thank you. nikole: it was vintage obama delivering his final state of
>> for this final one i'm going to try to make it shorter. i know some of you are antsy to get back to iowa. [laughter] nikole: a light-hearted president with an optimistic outlook of the country. >> the united states of america is the most powerful nation on earth. period. [applause] nikole: the commander in chief cited his record of accomplishments over the last 7 years from the economy to health reform. but he also looked past his presidency telling americans they have a choice in the next election taking veiled shots at , some of the republicans running like donald trump. >> when politicians insult muslims that's not telling it like it is. it's just wrong. nikole: trump on twitter called the president's speech boring. while other candidates were also quick to weigh in. >> america needs a real commander in chief. nikole: south carolina governor nikki haley delievered the
-- delivered the official republican response. >> unfortunately the president's record has often fallen far short of his soaring words. nikole: seen as a rising star in the party governor haley also addressed some of the heated rhetoric in the campaign calling on americans to resist the temptation to follow the angriest voices. in washington, i am nikole killion. shaina: after his trip to omaha today the president will travel to baton rouge, louisiana, to continue his state of the union tour. eric: several lawmakers in washington voiced their opinions on the president's speech. iowa senator joni ernst says she was disappointed with several parts of president obama's address. she said she is disappointed. she said she was unhappy with the president that he did not mention the sailors detained in iran. elizabeth: back here in iowa governor branstad gave his condition of the state address 2016 to lawmakers tuesday. branstad says his top priorities
, -- water quality, privatizing medicaid and education funding. after vetoing nearly $56 million in one-time school funding last year branstad now proposes a $145 million increase in basic aid. he also put forth a plan to divert money from the state sales tax for school infrastructure to clean up the water supply. and right now the record-breaking powerball jackpot just keeps growing. this morning we're just hours away from the next drawing and the jackpot is sitting at $1.5 billion. elizabeth: kcci's alyx sacks joins us live now. alyx, in light of the hot lotto scandal viewers are asking that's are asking how do you officials -- are asking how do officials protect the game from fraud? alyx: good morning elizabeth i'm told with a lot of security measures. to help break it all down for us this morning we have terry rich joining us from the iowa lottery . how do they protect the powerball? how is it protected from fraud?
balances is the separation of duty. the powerball group here in urbandale, iowa lottery sells the ticket back. only the iowa lottery knows what numbers have been drawn and all of that data is kept together. tonight after the tickets quit selling about 9:00, we will take all of the information, compile it and send it to the urbandale multistate lottery officers. before we do that, we have to double check the balances with a computer in georgia. we put it in a computer, those two numbers have to match. 49 states do that, double match. then a whole separate group of cops and auditors are in florida. they flip coins.
they tested and that is where it goes. a very complicated but secure procedure. alyx: for the future winner, you can be very confident that you are safe and secure. guys are already buying tickets here. we're going to explain more on what the numbers are looking like here locally. for now, back to you. elizabeth: thanks alyx. we've also learned this morning that state lawmakers plan to investigate the eddie tipton hot lotto jackpot-fixing scandal. the house government oversight committee says it will look into how tipton the former head of security of the multi-state lottery association managed to rig the hot lotto game to win a $14 million jackpot. tipton has also been implicated in fixing lottery games in several other states. eric: the joe lopez trial continues in the polk county courthouse today. lopez is accused of killing his girlfriend's 20-month-old daughter in 2014 by repeatedly shaking her.
testified saying ruby alvarez's injuries showed classic signs of child abuse. lopez's defense team has been trying to prove those injuries are possible from a fall from a high chair to the concrete floor. kcci's kim st. onge will be inside the courtroom again today. follow her on twitter for live updates. warren county health officials are investigating a string of mumps cases. seven students at indianola high school have come down with the mumps in the past month. officials say 5 of those confirmed cases had been vaccinated. the school is now asking faculty and students to disinfect common areas several times a day. right now it's not considered an outbreak but all students are now required to get 2 doses of the measles, mumps and rubella or mmr vaccine. and this morning we've learned of the alternate events planned for iowa state students this year to replace veishea. this spring semester includes a cherry pie sale at valentines day.
next year a parade and a showcase of iowa state's colleges are planned. isu president steven leath cancelled veishea in 2014 after riots broke out. elizabeth: the time is 5:09. we will check with metinka. you say go with the layers? metinka: this afternoon it will be really nice. right now, 19 degrees. better than yesterday. right now in ames, 15 degrees. you factor in that south wind, we have wind chills hovering close to zero. ames, feels like three degrees. this afternoon, sunglasses and a lighter jacket. headed for 35. melting conditions today. especially tomorrow with highs warming into the 40's. elizabeth: next metinka. -- thanks metinka. commitment 2016 news now hillary clinton says she's not concerned about a new quinnipiac poll
the new poll gives sanders a slight lead with 49% to clinton's 44%. clinton says she doesn't feel these numbers are a good reflection of who will actually come out on top on caucus night. kcci political analyst dennis goldford says sanders might have the enthusiasm but he needs the organization too in order to actually win. >> the central issue particularly for bernie sanders is does he have the organization to get these people expressing support for him, actually to the caucuses? eric: on the republican side candidates are gearing up for the first debate of the new year. donald trump, ben carson, ted cruz, marco rubio, chris christie, john kasich and jeb bush all qualify for the main fox business debate thursday in south carolina. a few republican presidential candidates will be in iowa today ahead of their next debate on thursday. jeb bush will have a breakfast meeting this morning at the machine shed in urbandale. that starts at 7:15. mike huckabee will have a meet and greet at 8:30 this morning
and rick santorum will have a town hall meeting at the brown winick law office in des moines. that starts at noon. he also has a stop in mount pleasant this morning. elizabeth: still ahead hand-made italian suits in the heart of the midwest. how a new shop owner hopes to bring small businesses back to downtown des moines. plus parents check your medicine cabinets. the dangerous reason this cough syrup is being recalled this morning. eric: and they're going back to california. the nfl votes tuesday to let the saint louis rams move back to l.a. the other team that may follow them there. shaina: it is very early. there are not too many people on the roads. it should be an easy drive. we don't have anything that will slow you down here to wide open. green all over our maps. a live look at the roads. it doesn't seem like they're going to be slippery. you should not need much extra time.
for marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. >> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz and right now coverage with shaina humphries. metinka: good morning.
conditions with wind chills below zero. this is the feels like temps. it feels like eight degrees in des moines but it will turn out to be a beautiful day. a couple of flurries across eastern iowa. those are moving out. temperatures will be much warmer. you will notice a change. that he five degrees, the high temp today. tomorrow is going to be even nicer with highs warming into the 40's. those car washes are going to be super busy. the cold air is not good to stay away for too long. bitterly cold air arrives on the weekend. shaina: this morning several drivers in pennsylvania and ohio are finally home after a very long evening commute last night. whiteout conditions and slippery roads caused a 15-vehicle pile-up in the middle of rush hour closing traffic in both directions. luckily there were no reports of any injuries but some drivers say they were stuck not moving
developing overnight crews in oakland, california are working , to free a man trapped in a trench. this morning the man has been trapped there for more than 12 hours. officials say the trench collapsed on him while he was working on a sewer line. crews are working to safely shore up the trench so they can rescue the man. they say so far he is communicating with them and seems to be doing ok. and right now the saint louis rams are heading back to los angeles. saint louis got the nfl franchise from l.a. back in the mid-1990's and now they're packing up and moving back starting next season. the rams will play at the l.a. coliseum for the next few years while a $1.8 billion stadium is built. rams owner stan kroenke says the economy in saint louis made it difficult for an nfl franchise to thrive there. the san diego chargers may also make the move to los angeles. the nfl is giving them one year to work out an agreement to move to the same stadium. if an agreement isn't met the oakland raiders may also try to move there. eric: more sports news another loss last night for iowa state basketball.
the road taking on the texas longhorns and things did not end well for isu. the cyclones were down 13 early in the second half but came back to tie the game sending it into overtime. but the longhorns came out firing in o.t., ultimately beating iowa state 94 to 91. iowa state is now 12 and 4 1 and 3 in the big 12. they're on the road again saturday against the kansas state wildcats. tip-off for that is 3:00 on espn u. another loss for the drake bulldogs last night as well. they were on the road at evansville and really took a beating, losing 84 to 65. that means drake is now 5 and 12 overall and 0 and 5 in the missouri valley conference. the bulldogs will be at home against southern illinois sunday at 3:00. the final ap college football poll was released tuesday. alabama was the unanimous number one ahead of clemson. stanford finished third. iowa came in at number 9. that's the 5th top 10 finish for iowa football under head coach
the hawkeyes finished 8th in 2002, 2003 and they came in 7th 2004. in 2009 and now 9th place in 2015. elizabeth: economic headlines now a new men's clothing store is open in downtown des moines that will let you buy a handmade italian suit right here in iowa. it's called lord midas at 6th and locust in the renovated des moines building. owner max stanco was born in new york raised in italy. each suit will cost anywhere from $1000 to $3000. stanco says he's trying to bring luxury back to downtown des moines. >> people from des moines are more willing now to open their doors to create a small cosmopolitan city. elizabeth: he says he want to experiment with a women's line and maybe a cafe next door. he also hopes his new store will be just the beginning of more street level stores returning to the downtown loop.
day tuesday. the dow closed up more than 117 points. for the first time in over a week the nasdaq closed up almost 48 points. the s&p 500 rose 15. u.s. oil prices dipped below $30 a barrel tuesday for the first time in 12 years. this marks a seventh straight day of declines for the price of oil. experts say china's slowing economy and supply out-weighing demand. that could push the national average for a gallon of gas below $1.97. just 18 months ago the average was $3.68 a gallon. big change. parents check your medicine , cabinets. a dangerous recall to tell you about this morning. perrigo has issued a recall for its 4 ounce grape and dm cherry liquid medicines. they're sold in places like cvs and dollar general.
dosage cups are inaccurate which could potentially lead to an overdose. there have been no reports of injuries at this point. eric: valentine's day is only a month away. and an arizona starbucks employee has come up new drinks for the holiday. this one's called the valentine frappuccino. it has strawberries and cream with raspberry at the bottom , vanilla bean in the middle and blackberry and whipped cream on top. the second one is the love bean frappuccino. it has vanilla bean and raspberry pumps topped with raspberry whipped cream and chocolate curls. finally the java berry frappuccino is a java chip with raspberry whipped cream and chocolate curls. those all sound really good. the drinks can be made at any starbucks but you'll have to ask for them by the ingredients not the drink names. i don't know why that would be. he got all of the ingredients, you got the drake.
it's out you want to opt for the hot chicks. metinka: warming into the mid-30's and melting. we are going to have a sunshine. 19 degrees in des moines and the still really cold. we have a south wind at 10 miles per hour it it will be warming us up this afternoon. it is enough went to create the -- it is enough went to create the feels like temp. overnight, there were a couple of snow flurries as that warmer air moved in. other snow flurries are working their way off to the east. not worried about any acute relations. roads should -- worried about any accumulations. roads should not be impacted. nice and quiet today. the weather stays nice and melty. we are going to get rid of a lot
back on the increase by late thursday evening. as you head to work friday morning, a chance of light snow. another cold front is coming in time for the weekend. ahead of it, it is going to be fairly decent. the southern half of the state today in the 30's. warm temperatures across the region. spreading to the east tomorrow. widespread 30's for northern iowa. 50's are pretty close down near kansas city. a warm-up sounds pretty good. making it feel like eight degrees. 35 the high temp this afternoon. grab the sunglasses. tomorrow, a gorgeous one. highs around 44 degrees. friday, highs will be close to freezing. we will have a little bit of snow, blustery conditions and downright frigid.
shaina: you can expect to have a pretty easy drive. no problems to report. we have so much green all over our maps. you want to keep it does keep in mind these mobile speed units. -- keep in mind these mobile speed units. elizabeth: the final speech. our political analyst marc sandalow takes a look at some of the highlights from president obama's state of the union address live from washington, d.c. next. cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies
union address are falling along predictable party lines. elizabeth: political analyst marc sandalow joins us live from washington, d.c. now with more and marc, what do you think the president wanted the country to take away from this speech? marc: this is a rebuttal to what you have been hearing on the campaign trail. republicans have been talking about this country is weak economically and vulnerable militarily. obama's point was get a grip. we still have the strongest economy in the world. unemployment is down. manufacturing is up. the risk from groups like al qaeda prices is miniscule -- like al qaeda or isis is miniscule. no one said threatens -- no one threatens the existence of the united states. this was an update -- an upbeat speech. eric: the white house promised this would not be a traditional state of the union address. did president obama keep that
marc: to the extent that he did he wanted to a compass. it would've been unrealistic. this was hardly wearing a hawaiian shirt with theme music. this is as traditional a piece washington offers. most republican caucus-goers do not describe themselves as mainstream republicans. they want someone outside of the box. that is why donald trump is doing well. state of the union's are very much in the box. elizabeth: how will this speech play into the 2016 presidential fight, with voting in iowa and new hampshire just a few weeks away? marc: i cannot wait to see republicans have to say about this. in today's, we have a debate. obama never mentioned republicans i name.
when he talks about how irresponsible it is to talk about carpet bombing in the middle east, he is talking about ted cruz. he spent a lot of time saying america is bigger than going after people because of their religion did clearly that was a shot at donald trump. eric: thanks marc sandalow live in washington. more news ahead this morning $10 -- morning, 10 american sailors detained in iran have been released. the latest overnight developments. plus you have your ticket? we are live with the iowa lottery ceo ahead of tonight's record jackpot drawing. and what a nice thing to do.
eric: developing right now. ten u.s. sailors are still in custody despite iranian assurances they will be released. and new information about why they were in forbidden waters. alyx: today is the day. the last day someone could be waking up in the world as they know it. someone would wake up tomorrow a billionaire. more on tonight's powerball drawing straight ahead. >> the most-watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. eric: also this morning, caption contest.
this viral picture sparking a lot of talk around the state. we'll share some of the best one-liners ahead. welcome back everybody. you have some warm weather away, elizabeth. elizabeth: coming back from a hawaii, not for me. but you said this is an improvement. metinka: yes, the wind chills are heading in the right direction. dress for my doubt, it feels like eight degrees in des moines. it will be a great day, we start with clouds but we end with sunshine and the meltdown against today. the january thaw begins and tomorrow, 40's are in the forecast followed by a cold front bringing snow and colder temperatures.
failures -- u.s. sailors are released. we understand they are now in u.s. custody but it is not confirmed what caused them to drift into iranian waters but officials say they had mechanical problems with their navigation system. the u.s. says the boats are not high-tech and do not contain any sensitive information. we've been watching another developing story overnight. the long fight to free a man trapped in a trench in california. the man is trapped in the ground next to a 10-foot sewer line. the trench collapsed on him last night. crews have been trying to shore up the trench so they can get to him. they say he is communicating with rescuers and seems to be doing well so far. football fans in st louis disappointed this morning. they are losing their nfl team. the st. louis rams will move to los angeles next season. nfl owners voted 30 to 2 to allow the move. the deal also gives the san diego chargers a chance to join the rams in a new multi-billion dollar stadium.
will you become a billionaire? the powerball jackpot is now up to $1.5 billion, and it could get even bigger by tonight. it's a global phenomenon now with canadians driving south to cross the border to buy tickets. you don't have to be a u.s. citizen to buy a ticket, as long as you buy at an authorized retailer. we'll find out the winning numbers tonight. elizabeth: we certainly will. alyx sacks is live this morning at a casey's in des moines. people already buying their tickets today, alyx? alyx: can you believe it, we have already seen a handful and may more buying a ticket. today is the biggest day not only because of the drawing but wednesday tends to be a popular day. i think i have met my match as far as energy goes. tell us a little bit about how everything will go today. >> we are getting everything
you cannot buy them after 8:59. get the office pulls together and come on and. alyx: it could even go up. tell us when they draw the line. >> 10:00 a.m., check out the kcci website because that's when the low raise it if it is and we will raise it one last time at the draw. alyx: they are calling this record-breaking, uncharted territory. what has it been like from your perspective? >> we never experience it that we get to. being the head of the lottery and writing the checks like we did for the million winner in sioux city is phenomenal. if it doesn't feel fun, we encourage you not to play because that ruins it for everybody else. we want you to enjoy it. alyx: terry had great advice on what to do if you win but we
and about 30 minutes, he has great advice. that story in half an hour. elizabeth: we will have those winning numbers tonight on kcci 8 news at ten, and we'll be able to tell you tomorrow morning if anybody won. eric: this morning, we are learning more about the cause of a fire that killed three people in iowa. it happened in montrose, in southeast iowa. firefighters say the mobile home was fully engulfed when they arrived. one man, 33-year-old jacob russell escaped, but three bodies were found inside. the state fire marshal looking into the cause. prosecutors are painting a dangerous picture in the joe lopez murder trial in polk county. a radiologist testified on tuesday that there's no way little ruby alvarez suffered 12 broken ribs and a skull fracture during a fall from a high chair as lopez claims. prosecutors allege lopez killed alvarez when he was supposed to be caring for her. testimony resumes this morning at 9:00. superintendent sathoff: we started talking about whatever we can do to make everyone aware
it. eric: prevention is now the goal in indianola, where seven students at the high school have come down with the mumps in the past month. the school is now disinfecting common areas several times a day, including classrooms. and they are requiring students to be vaccinated. elizabeth: iowa state university will hold two events this year to replace veishea. one, the famous cherry pies will be for sale during valentine's day. and a celebration of the arts will be held in april. isu president steven leath canceled veishea in 2014 after students rioted in campustown. and it was a record year for iowa farmers. the u.s. department of agriculture says iowa brought in $2.5 billion bushels of corn. that's 4% more than the previous record set in 2009. iowa has led the nation in corn production for 22 consecutive years.
there but good things come this afternoon. metinka: grab warm coats and maybe dress in layers. 19 degrees in des moines, a huge improvement over yesterday. that's because of the south wind bringing and warmer temperatures. it will get colder especially to the east but don't worry, it will be a nice day with sunshine returning to the forecast later on maybe by noon. highs today will be into the low to mid 30's. we will get started on snow melting but the january thaw begins as temperatures get warmer into the 30's and 40's. eric: governor branstad wants to pump another $145 million into k-12 funding next year. it's one of the budget proposals he outlined in his condition of the state address tuesday. and it's getting mixed reaction from iowa educators. some say the increase is an improvement over last year's long drawn-out fight.
-- declining enrollment will still force cuts. one superintendent in eastern iowa says it takes about a 4% increase in state aid to make up for increased salaries and other expenses. today, we will be back at the statehouse for another big speech: the state of the judiciary. iowa chief justice mark cady will speak in the house chamber starting at 10:00 a.m. elizabeth: also today, you can watch for kcci's coverage of the presidential candidates. republicans jeb bush, mike huckabee and rick santorum all here. watch for that on-air and online at kcci.com. ahead, the three things you need to do if you're playing powerball as part of an office pool. protect yourself and the money you may win. eric: plus, the top moment from last night's state of the union, according to facebook. and spinning in circles.
stop, next on kcci. >> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz, and right-now coverage with shaina humphries. metinka: good morning, grab the warm coats, wind chills on either side of zero. amos feels like three degrees. feels like one below in marshalltown. it will be a great day after a cold start. warmer air is on the way by noon, the clouds will take
highs today into the mid-30's and warmer temperatures coming our way tomorrow with 40's in the forecast. eric: president obama's seventh and final state of the union address now in the books. this morning we've learned it was this moment that ranked highest on facebook. pres. obama: when politicians insult muslims, when a mosque is vandalized, or a kid bullied, that doesn't make us safer. shaina: facebook says based on online activity, that statement had the biggest impact on americans. other top issues were iran, isis, terrorism and food stamps. elizabeth: twitter said the top-tweeted moment on its site was when the president declared the state of the union is "strong." the most engaged states: maryland, virginia, georgia, new
was definitely not engaged. this little guy fell asleep on his dad's shoulder while the president was speaking. probably past his bedtime. elizabeth: did you hear the president also mentioned iowa last night? watch this. pres. obama: i'm going to try and make it a little shorter. i
know some of you are a little antsy to get back to iowa. i've been there. i'll be shaking hands afterwards if you want some tips. elizabeth: the president obviously referring to those presidential candidates in the chamber. he knows a thing or two about campaigning here. shaina: well, of course, the other big topic in the buzz. powerball. a lot of you may be part of those office pools. we haven't gotten in on one but it sounds like a good idea. more chances to win? antwane lee: it's great.
in our pool. that's at $4 each, so we have about 192 chances to win, and good luck to sigler. shaina: sigler in ames is one office with a pool. two-thirds of all employees put their money together for a chance to win the billion-dollar jackpot. but officials say you need to be careful. everyone in the pool should draw up a contract showing who's in, who's paid, and how the numbers were picked. that way, someone can't come in later to say they were part of it when they weren't. elizabeth: one of the questions everybody asks. if you won, would you quit your job? a lot of people love their job. but getting up every day? eric: even if you love your job, i might say if you let me do this. six months of vacation time? a lot of you say you'd give to charity if you won, do something good with the money. we wanted to share this random
someone put a box of free gloves and handwarmers downtown on tuesday, telling anyone passing to take one if they were cold. a lot of likes and shares on facebook. shaina: quite a few on this one, too. the iowa dnr posted this picture, taken outside its office in manchester. a deer just looking in. eric, you held a caption contest on your facebook page. you got some good ones. eric: a lot of people wrote in some good "hey, is anybody ones. there? could ya let me in? it's really cold out here." "have you guys seen thumper or flower anywhere?" "excuse me, deer, could you get the door?" a lot of references to surviving deer season. elizabeth: some crazy video coming in from california. this driverless car going in circles, around and around and around. a fellow driver saw a man on top of the car trying to stop it, but he couldn't do it. police eventually had to block
down. shaina: didn't see that one coming with these driverless cars. and this idea could take off. if you have trouble waking up, this thing is called the ruggie. the alarm clock is built into a memory foam mat. it only shuts off if you stand on it for three seconds. you can upload songs and sounds. it's going for $79 on kickstarter. elizabeth: i don't know if three seconds is enough. eric: eric: does it work if you lay down on it? we are happy to be your alarm clock on kcci. take a look at the west mixmaster and you'll notice
a breezes coming in from the south at 10 miles per hour. the south wind will drag and warmer temperatures but that combined with cool readings below zero east of i-35. dress warmly, pull out the mittens. overnight and early this morning, we have snow flurries across central and eastern iowa. that was due to the warmer push of air and the skies are clearing out across western iowa . we will get started on the january thaw. quiet weather for wednesday, it will be a nice day. enough wind to bring colder conditions -- warmer conditions. 20 of sunshine starts the day with warmer temperatures but by the evening clouds move back in. here comes the next article different and with it a chance
highs across the southern half of the state will be in the 30's today and tomorrow has 40's across the area and check out those 50's, not too far away near kansas city. des moines at 19, we could use a warm-up with south wind at nine making it feel like a degrees. i'm guessing the car wash will be busy but sunshine will be nice. highs back in the 40's for today and friday, temperatures will tumble with light snow working through followed by arctic air settling back in over the weekend. talking about a wind chill advisory toward monday morning. eric: we want another check of traffic. shaina: things are looking pretty good. standard, you don't need extra time. no accidents, hopefully it will stay like this before it starts to get backed up with the morning commute.
4500 50th street. another by the river at 900 southeast 6th street. 4500 beaver ave. one outside of ankeny at 1600 northeast 70th avenue. and in bondurant on the 9000 block of northeast 90 4th avenue. elizabeth: a new development fans of "making a murderer" will be interested in, plus must-see tv tonight on kcci. it's gone viral alread and
all next, stay with us. elizabeth: the convicted killer featured on the show "making a murderer" on netflix has filed an appeal in his case. stephen avery says authorities used an illegal warrant and that a juror was out to get him. the netflix series has exploded in popularity, focusing on avery's conviction of first-degree homicide in the death of photographer teresa halbach ten years ago. david bowie's final album
is on its way to number one. "blackstar" was just released last week. it's predicted to sell over 130,000 units and will likely debut at the top of billboard's album chart, a first for bowie. blackstar is his 25th studio release. bowie lost his battle with cancer over the weekend. eric: if you can stay up late tonight, do! if you're like us and you can't, set your dvr's for the late late
>> hello from the other side, i -- >> i'm loving this. >> oh thanks. >> i can't work out if i should wear a weave. eric: going to be a great show, getting a lot of buzz online already. fans who couldn't get a ticket to her sold-out shows can watch this instead. you can catch james corden at 11:35 here on kcci. elizabeth: we are now coming up on 6:00 a.m., which means we have another full hour of the news, weather and traffic you need to start your day. here's what our alyx, shaina and metinka are working on. alyx: i have my two dollars and will put all of my positive energy and. quick pick.