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has fallen so far, on cape cod where a blanket of 7-10 inches of snow is what is on the ground. everywhere. the very heavy snow is over but there are still bands. this will stick around well into the night. what we are going to see is the snow covering the entire region. even by 9:00 and by 11:00. by 11:00, it is finally weakening. when it is done, and we are left with snow showers for tomorrow, we will have this amount of snow. 8-12 inches along the cape and 5-9 inches in the boston area, somewhat less further to the north and west. there is also the cold to talk about. maria: we will be waiting for that. the storm moving in right as an astronomically high tide hit in plymouth.
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a lot of gusty wind out there. let' s head over to marshfield. coverage. re there. jack: we have had a day of whiteout conditions and all of a sudden in the last hour, the snow is back. heavy snow at that. but so far, so far so good. >> it went over the seawall a few hours before high tide. >> yes, it does get pretty flooded over here. it blocks off that area. jack: 45 minutes after high tide and you can see that the flooding was not that bad. now we are concerned with the incredible snow and wind. the snow is sideways. >> with the astronomical high tide, you have to expect it.
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the windblown snow was not taking -- was not sticking. >> last year, all the damage that was caught. jack: the next high tide is around 11:00 tonight. they don' t think it will be as high as today. i am jack harper. ed: take a look at these pictures from nantucket. water spilling into neighborhoods shutting down several streets with nearly a foot of water. and our live team coverage continues now with nicole. she has been battling the wind all day. nicole: be talking is not the snow but the highway and we have been seeing. they are relenting just a bit. at the big concern earlier in the day, you can seek officials -- you can see officials set up roadblocks.
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video from high tide, they actually avoided some of the big ways that they usually get but they were intense for a short bit. again, the wind really has been streets. a lot of folks here, he crews are still monitoring the wind to but so far, so good. street where we are. road. the roads are becoming snow covered because the snow is blowing onto the roadways. underneath the snow, a lot of debris. we have would and debris and lobster traps. be careful driving around. maria: that is good advice. s go to sandwich now, and they weathered the storm relatively well.
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tide this morning, combined with the high winds, would lead to flooding and downed power lines. that didn' t happen. the next high tide is just after 11:00 tonight and by that time, the worst of the storm will have passed. ed: brockton trying to keep ahead of the snow. as all communities are trying to do. driving is always tricky. the city has 180 pieces of snow removal equipment making the rounds. brockton will remain in snow emergency at least through overnight. that means no street parking, police are aggressively towing. maria: boston is missing the brunt but it is still on track to get five inches. kids, you had a snow day today but he will have school tomorrow. ed : delivering the bad news already. the wind gusts are still going.
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we are keeping a close eye on the wind but notice the direction. we have a diminishing slow wind. but the direction will change as it goes along the shoreline. let me show you earlier today. this was from revere beach highway and the seawall really shot the breeze that. a lot of wave action going on there as well. so what will happen tonight? behind astronomical tide was this morning but this tide is a good foot below that and we have a little bit of search and wave action, but the only flooding we will see is between 10:00-2:00 in the morning. the wind direction really helps us out a lot. it has it was a northeast direction and now it is a northerly breeze which is along the coast, more than anything else. so it has been downgraded to a
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ed: it is the eve of new s first in the nation primary. new at 7:00, we' re getting our first look at the final wmur/cnn poll before the vote. the one-time democratic underdog, bernie sanders, remains a heavy favorite with 61% support to hillary clinton' s 35%. despite these numbers, a sizable pool of democrats in this poll have yet to settle, 36% are still undecided. now to the republican side. heads into the primary election the clear favorite on the republican side, and that' s the closest thing you' ll find to a sure thing. marco rubio, ted cruz, and john kasich round out the top 4. the bottom tier of jeb bush, carly fiorina, chris christie, and ben carson are all bunched together within the poll' s margin of error. but there are even more undecideds here 54% of likely republican voters are still on the fence. marie: let' s talk to our analyst, here we go maryanne marsh for the democrats. and pat griffin for the republicans.
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>> do you want the high tide numbers? >> no, you are talking for the republicans. it is good to see you. it is the night before. the candidates are all of it place today and you just heard ed talk about the latest poll. what does this tell you? a lot of undecideds. 36% for likely democratic and 55% for likely republican. do we usually go into new hampshire with those undecided numbers? >> on the republican side, these are high numbers. a lot of candidates and a lot of choices. it is pretty clear that donald trump is going to win this. the story coming out of new hampshire is who is in second and third and how close are they together.
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because one of the governors will do well and will go to south carolina. so it is anybody' s guess. i think it could go anyway. do not believe any of the polls because right now it is like trying to catch a snowflake. >> we were talking about that the other day. we see bernie sanders who is dominant and hillary clinton is slightly closing the gap. does she leave new hampshire being second and still claim victory? >> we will see. they are expecting a record turnout tomorrow, 70%. the bigger the turnout, the better for bernie sanders and donald trump. we will see if they can close that gap. i retreated today all the polls from 2008 and they all were wrong. so you have to wait and see. for hillary clinton, the smaller
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it will be a tough thing to do. she has had a huge road to climb. >> why is it such a problem for her right now? she has invested a lot in new hampshire and she did last time. >> every time you run for president, people take your measure all over again. she is up against a different candidate. however, i think the mass tomorrow night will look like 2008. bernie sanders will win in the same places that barack obama won. it will be a margin game. she is going to do well in places like manchester and salem and nashua. those are the places to watch tomorrow. >> it is finally here -- well, tomorrow. great to see you both, we will see you tomorrow. newscenter 5 is your source. for complete primary night coverage our reporters and analysts will have the results
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coverage begins tomorrow at 4:30 and goes all the way until midnight. and download the wcvb mobile app you can watch out coverage there and get all the updated results. ed: let' s take a look at your economy. stocks take a dive but a late-day rally helped recover some of the losses. still, the dow finished almost 178 points lower. the nasdaq fell 79. the s&p 500 lost 26. let' s take a look at the most logo stocks. emc, boston scientific and staples, all dropping less than a point. marie: they are worn with pride and the best part is that they are made a massachusetts. ed: become a that has made a lasting impression on law enforcement. harvey: we still have a winter storm warning but no longer a blizzard warning. i' ll explain and show you who
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all come to look for america v all come to look for america to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. >> did you know that? it was once known as the jeweler
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ed: we' re talking about attleboro. maria co you are so good. and today a local company there,, continues a family tradition. of producing brilliant, ornate items. ed: however in tonight' s made in mass, doug meehan shows us there is nothing frivolous about these products that are worn with pride and purpose. >> at the factory, it is all about the impression. not only in the surface of the metal but also by those who are wearing what is made here. uniform. >> a batch can show the power and responsibility and in southeastern massachusetts, this company has been recognized as one of the premier makers of the government, law enforcement and public safety ambulance in the world. >> my grandfather has the wharton batch from 40 years ago and it was a lexington average. it wasn'
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catches until many years after the company started although we did do civil war insignia. >> today they are making hardware that has a global reach. club -- color shifting elements and -- >> smart shields are the best. they have a smart chip embedded inside them. >> most badges have a coat of arms. >> there is a certain pride within the factory walls. with painstaking attention to detail, the company' s jewelry making past is also on display. >> this coloring here is actually colored glass. >> whether it is a local municipality or a federal law enforcement officer, at lincolnton, they understand the name on the back is no more important than the one on the front. >> we have a lot of people making sure we are in a safe
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maria: 80% of law enforcement and public safety officers in massachusetts wear blackinton badges. and next time you' re flying at any airport in the u.s. check out the tsa badges. all of them are made right here in massachusetts. ed: are they really? harvey, i would imagine that 80% of the viewing area is getting hit by snow. harvey: it is snowing everywhere but the warning has finally been taken down. but we do have a winter weather advisory. we are talk about another 1-3 inches of snow until midnight. all right, that is the deal. here is what i want to show you. we do qualify for part of our area as a blizzard because we get wind gusts above 35 miles for our frequently with snow and blowing snow and drifting snow and that is what happened for three hours or more in nantucket
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that is pretty much where the blizzard warning was. the visibility is still down the coast there is still light snow that is a cumulative. it is still cold and it is a light and dry powdery kind of snow. the wind gusts are slowly coming down along the coast and the cape. that is almost at 30 miles per hour. even with that, the wind chills are in the single digits. some late reports into us so let us share that. along the north shore, we have 3.5" is. natick at four inches. we have three or so inches in souks very. and about three inches in surely. boston logan airport, 4.7 inches. it increases as you go through the south shore. six in south plymouth and most of the cape is up around 7-10
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storm, it almost looks like a hurricane. general lower visibility with region. in the cold and fluffy snow that we are getting, it can still pile up. that will go on between now and midnight before it comes to an end. it is study is along the north shore and south shore. here you can see we get to just past midnight. most of it is done. this misses so we don' t have to worry about the second storm. these should be the final amounts. 5-9 inches in boston. in the cape ann, lesser amounts but i have to let you know that the incredible bitter cold will move in this weekend. it will be the coldest we have seen so far and even boston could be below zero early sunday
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that would be pretty cold stuff indeed. so there is the deal. if we get more snow showers, i don' t expect big accumulations until after midnight. >> now, sportscenter 5 one minute drill. >> super bowl 50 is history and it may have included the end of an historic run by one of the class acts in all of sports, peyton manning. #18 has been non-commital each time he' s been asked if this is it? and if it was his last rodeo he went out bustin broncos and punching doggies. t yesterday' t fallacy. in mid november out with plantar facitis his season and career were on life support he came off the bench to beat san diego and lead the offense to post season wins over pittsburgh, the patriots and the mighty panthers. he is the oldest quarterback to win a super bowl and the only starting quarterback to win a
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he is polite and well mannered and still says yes ma' am and no server. when he came into the nfl in 1988 -- in 1990 eight, his colts won three games and the next season they were peyton manning 13. doesn' t need to throw for 400 yards and 4 touchdowns to be a leader. denver was in danger of missing the playoffs heading into the final weekend of the regular season until manning took off his cape and his body language to load, follow me, men. peyton manning is a winner, not just because he has two super titles, what fueled his success is that he always placed we well before me. a skill to many national football league quarterbacks never master. including the one who lost yesterday. >> i can think of one who comes to mind. that was nice to say. >> tom brady heard it from the bronco fans yesterday. maria: we didn' t.
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a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. t an america where after a lifetime of labor, t there is time for rest and grandchildren. r a nation that defends our people and our values, r but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. v i know we can create that america p if we listen to our conscience and our hearts r and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for your vote. >> a homeless woman has a warm place to stay tonight thanks to the help of a seekonk police officer.
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after coming to the aid of a woman in distress officer keith perry discovered that she didn' t have a place to live and had not eaten in quite some time. so he bought her some groceries and helped her get a hotel room to ride out the snow storm. the seekonk police department says perry epitomizes the meaning of public service. that is personal public service. maria: i love that. he didn' t have to do that. ed: a look at the stories will be following for you all night long when we come back. maria: and remember, we want to know your good news. send us your video and pictures of people making a difference and doing good in your community. share them on the wcvb facebook page. or email them to ulocal at
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ed: time to flash forward to what' s ahead on newscenter 5 at 11:00. new clues on those bomb threats that have forced evacuations at dozens of local schools. where they may be coming from. maria: the final push before the new hampshire primary. donald trump holds a rally in manchester tonight. we' ll have that, plus the small town that kicks it all off at the stroke of midnight. ed: and look at this video. can you figure out what that is? that' s a leopard on the prowl inside a school. what happens next is a real surprise for some people. maria: and taking a live look at the radar. this winter storm is not done yet, and it will still be
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harvey: yes, between now and then another 1-3 inches of white snow on top of what has already fallen. and it is pretty cold out there. maria: and more tomorrow? harvey: but nothing to irritate the voting. the american people can't afford to wait for ideas thatr sound good on paper... but will never make itr in the real world. the grandmother who has tot choose between paying for mediciner and paying rent... t can't wait. the single mom whop desperately needs a raise... t can't wait. the student with ap mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now for people and families who need it. p i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. dear fellow citizen, pi know how it feels to save
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pi get that it can be overwhelming, because i' m living it. p but i always tell people - saving' s not that complicated. t you just have to work with what you have. r if you have a question about saving, ask me. sincerely, alex payne.

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