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3 3 right now at 3 3 the caucuses are over... and the winter weather is just beginning.siouxland is facing down the barrell of what could be a blizzard. 3 3 and tonight that story is first on fox. 3 3 3 siouxland's chief meteorologist chad sandwell joins us now...chad, when are we going to see the snow start to fall here in the metro? 3
drifting snow due to the 40+mph gusts we will see through the day. snows will begin to taper off late tuesday night through early wednesday morning. stay tuned to the first alert weather team. we will keep you ahead of the storm. >> 3 as you just heard chad say... we're expecting blizzard conditions throughout much of siouxland tomorrow.our jaclyn driscoll spoke to the iowa d- o- t earlier today... to find out what they're doing to prepare to clear the roads before, during and after the snow falls. 3 blizzard alerts stretch from north-central kansas to southern minnesota, and the worst of it hitting right here in siouxland. with snow totals that could reach up to a foot paired with sustained winds over 30 mph, the storm will likely bring whiteout conditions. a day before the storm hits, the iowa dot is already preparing. "we're getting trucks ready. we're
that are coming in today, so we're checking trucks and blades and lights. travel is highly discouraged, but the dot says they will be doing their best to keep the roads safe. "trucks are out as the weather dictates we need to be out, so we're monitoring road conditions often and they're out as the weather is needed." there is a slim chance that parts of i29 could close down due to accidents or snow totals. in this event, on ramps will be closed until the conditions improve. the dot encourages anyone who must travel to check their website for updated road conditions. we have the links to their websites in this story at siouxland news dot com"best thing is to keep an eye on the 511 website and keep and eye on road conditions for yourself. if you can stay home, stay home. give us a little extra room and watch for lights and give us some space." in sioux city...
3 sioux city public transit is preparing for tomorrow's snowstorm by pre-emptively cancelling all services for tuesday.they say a decision on wednesday service will be made tomorrow.you can find their status... as well as those of area schools and businesses... online at siouxland news dot com... where we've also got links to road condition website for iowa, nebraska *and* south dakota. 3 turning our attention now to the night's *other* big story... the 2016 iowa caucuses. 3 democrats and republicans across the state gathered in schools, churches and homes to make their picks this evening.in sioux city... some democrats gathered at bryant elementary school. our jetske wauran was there and has this report. 3 at bryant elementary school in sioux city, hundreds of democratic voters congregated at the campus gym."that's democracy, that's real democracy,"a packed room with over 300 people, "very
groups and backing their preferred candidates, hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and martin o'malley."anytime that you talk about education being more affordable or college for free, that definitely resonates for free. i mean it's a big problem for them as far as trying to further education."first time caucus-goers say they're excited."i think it's a privilege to be born in this type of government and to take part in it."despite being the oldest contender in the race, bernie sanders is drawing much from younger voters here in iowa."i"m really into bernie, he's got it, he's legit." martin o'malley supporters speaking up...really pressing for o'malley?oh you bet! so when he announced he was running i was really excited. once the votes are cast, caucus officials will use an app or call in to submit their results.hillary is the one who needs to be in there, i mean she's the one..she's got the experience.
3 democrats choosing between three candidates tonight... only two of which had major support.as of now, with 50 percent of precincts statewide reporting...hillary clinton looks like the winner.here's a breakdown of the results... again, this is with 50 percent of precints statewide reporting.clinton has 51 percent...sanders has 48 percent...and o'malley has 1 percent.in woodbury county,,, the numbers look like this... clinton has 48 percent... sanders has 52 percent...and o'malley has 0 percent.up highway 75 in plymouth county...clinton has 55 percent...sanders has 45 percent...and o'malley has 0 percent.and in sioux county... clinton has 39 percent... sanders has 61 percent...and o'malley has 0 percent. 3 several precincts of sioux city republicans gathered this evening at east high for their caucus.our nick popham was on scene for *their* gathering...
3 the iowa caucuses act as sort of the beginning to the end of the election process.with all of the country fixated on the midwestern state-caucus precincts like this one at east high school in sioux city-help everyone get a sense of who could be the next president in a different way."it's really the beginning of the whole political process. this is where raw democracy begins. so it's more than just sitting there casting a ballot, going to the polling place, pushing a lever or filling out a form. you actually get to participate in helping run the parties."this specific precinct is for registered republicans deciding which of the dozen candidates will get the majority's support. neighbors within the area have come together to sign in to receive a ballot-or register to vote in order to caucus. while some of the candidates are seasoned caucus goers- first timers have a few main reasons why they are
that young people get involved. every vote matters, so, you have to get informed because we're the future of the united states."the auditorium was filled with people supporting a variety of candidates for specific issues."i just think that the economy and our world situation, people want to have their say and be able to hopefully make things better."what makes the republican caucuses different is that it's done by secret ballot along with representatives spending a short amount of time advocating for their own candidate.at east high-there were advocates for around half of the people running.this siouxland precinct gives sioux city a glimpse of how the rest of the state is spending caucus night.at east high-nick popham-siouxland news. 3 3 statewide... republicans have been voting and choosing between 12 candidates for their party's nomination. with 53 percent of precincts reporting. at this point it looks like ted cruz may become this year's winner.the rest of the top six statewide at this point are as follows...cruz with 28 percent trump with 25 percentrubio with 21 percentcarson with 10
and jeb bush with 3 percent.in woodbury county... the top 6 aretrump cruzrubio carsonpauland santorumin plymouth county... the top 6 aretrumpcruzrubio carsonbushand pauland in sioux county... the top six are cruzrubiotrump carsonpauland bush 3 3 one group of republicans gathered at a home in the southeastern woodbury county town of smithland for their caucus.30 people gathered in the home of charles bromander to cast their ballots.they discussed each candidate and their political careers in detail before voting. we'll hear from caucus goers at *this* event coming up tonight on siouxland news at ten on
3 in other news of the day... two men from *wisconsin* are in jail at storm lake... being held on suspicion of murdering a 5- year- old in a drive- by shooting late last month.22- year- old eric salazar- mota and 23- year- old sergio ortiz- raygoza... both of beloit, wisconsin... are accused of shooting that boy while targeting his father on january 22nd in beloit. storm lake police were advised the two may be in their area yesterday afternoon... and began a search. the suspects' vehicle was found near the lake... and police set up a watch on it. just after 11... the vehicle left its parked location and was followed by officers... who pulled it over a few blocks later and arrested the pair without incident.they're being held in the buena vista county jail without bail... pending extradition to wisconsin. 3 our capture count is rising again... while marshals search for a man wanted for a parole violation.that's coming up after the break in this week's edition of siouxland's most wanted... stay with us. 3 "siouxland news at nine on fox
3 tonight u- s marshals need your help finding a fugitive who's wanted for violating his parole on drug charges... but first we have another addition to our capture count.larry starr was featured in november of last year on most wanted... wanted by the woodbury county sheriff's office for violating his parole on drug possession chargeshe was arrested tuesday in north sioux city by members of the northwest iowa fugitive task force and the north sioux city police department.his arrest makes him capture #423 since moststwanted began.now on to tonight's feured fugitive.thomas merchant is wanted by the woodbury county sheriff's office for violating his parole on an original charge of possession of a controlled
offense.merchant is 32 years old, 3 5 feet 10 inches tall, 3 and weighs 1 1 pounds. he has a tattoo on his neck... 3 and his last known address was in the morningside area. if you have *any* information about thomas merchant... please call the u- s marshal service in sioux city at (712) 252-0211... or send marshals an e-mail at "siouxlands dot most wanted at u- s- d- o- j dot gov".you can also use the marshals' text a tip program. to text a tip, text the keyword "t- e- n (all in uppercase) 9- 9" and your tip to tip411 (847- 411). remember... the informamaon you provide rereins confidential and could put this fugitive behind bars. 3 3 3 taking a live look over downtown sioux city tonight on our jc roofing and insulating skywatch camera on this quiet caucus monday. 3 things are going to turn downhill quickly overnighgh chad has the details of your
3 3 heart disease is the number one cause of death in america. siouxland news reporter kayla novak shows us how doctors diagnose cardiac problems. 3 february is american heart month to boost awareness for america's number one cause of death... heart disease. at mercy caridology, doctors help patients with all aspects of this disease. one aspect is arrhythmias which can be studied with electrophysiology testing. "the important thing is that we need to know exactly what is 3 causing adnormally fast or abnormally slow rhythms. and may of times we can get soem clue by looking at electrocardio grams or by looking at the halter monitor that the patient undergoes
wednesday morning. this evening the snow will start to move into the area with snow accumulations beginning overnight. tomorrow will be very windy with heavy snowfall and accumulations of 10-12" for most of the area, with 15"+ possible in some areas. visibilities will be near zero and travel will be strongly discouraged due to blowing and drifting snow due to the 40+mph gusts we will see through the day. snows will begin to taper off late tuesday night through early wednesday morning. stay tuned to the first alert weather team. we will keep you ahead of the storm. >> 3 one last look at results of tonight's iowa caucusesfirst, the democrats... with about 80 percent of precincts statewide reporting.clinton has 51 percent...sanders has 48 percent...and o'malley has 1 percent. 3 and on the republican side...the top six statewide