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ready,ready now, you need to be. we'll help you you ready for snow. local 5 news at 10 starts in 30 seconds. "you're watching local
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are your forecast first." brad/wx wall weather adlib: our first winter storm of the season is on the way for friday with central and northern iowa to take the worst of this one. before that happens, we will actually have a pretty quiet night over central iowa as those strong winds die down and skies remain clear until late tonight. that is when clouds will be increasing from the west with the approaching storm. friday morning will be mainly dry and cloudy across central iowa with precipitation starting up in the afternoon for locations mainly north of the metro. temperatures here in the metro will start off in the upper 20s, but should rise close to 40 by mid afternoon. that will help keep the snow accumulation away for most of the afternoon with a rain/snow mix possible before 5 pm. i expect most of the metro's accumulation to come after 6 pm when temperatures drop into the mid 30s and the winds pick up from the ne. this will make traveling much more difficult friday night in the metro, but roads to the north will have problems in the afternoon and evening hours. " local 5 news at 10 in hd starts now. we are iowa" " nats of crazy hy-vee
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the race is on. iowans hit the grocery stores to make sure they have all the essentials before our first winter storm. stephanie: the national weather service has issued multiple warnings across the state. you can see here--from east to west, the norther half of the state will be seeing snow earlier in the afternoon. brad says the metro wont be hit until later in the evening. jack: let's check central iowa's most accurate forecaster nine years running -- to see what you can expect. brad? brad: (brad adlibs) brad: snowfall totals will be heaviest between i- 80 and hwy 20 with 5-9" possible. while the metro is more likely to see 3-6" with the south side on the lower end of that range. southern iowa will see more rain and less snow with this system. there will be some blowing snow likely friday night as the winds increase from the ne at 15-25 mph. the snow will finally taper off by 3 am or so saturday morning. then we are looking at a very cold weekend! we will warm up some next week, but rain is looking likely again by thanksgiving and maybe then more wintry weather friday followed by more cold next weekend! sorry
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folks, but winter has arrived! brad: (wraps up forecast teases to main weather) stephanie: alright, even though the storms wont hit until later tomorrow night,,,metro grocery & hardware stores were bustling with iowans preparing for the worst. local 5's kattey ortiz headed out to hy-vee tonight for the worst of it. kattey? call it the calm before the storm. grocery stores in the metro however are anything but ... as iowans are stocking up before the first big winter storm of the season. --- (nats) bags are filling up. (nats) and shopping carts are full.
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"eggs, milk, bread, bananas, cereal, some lunch meat, things like that." this is greg's fifth winter in iowa after moving from dallas. let's just say he's still adjusting. "i kind of panic, i'm like what if i can't get out or something. so i definitely rush to the grocery store." but the winter storm rush is real. "the first storm of the year is usually the busiest one where we get a lot of extra traffic." "i came to get some snacks, was what the husband requested." don't forget the driveways and sidewalks. ice melts -- anti-freeze -- scrapers are ready to go. the hardware stores are seeing the last minute shoppers too. "shovels, we've sold a few snowblowers, we have (??) we sold a few of (nats) with all the preparation ... greg is positive the metro has this under control. "this is iowa. people
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stay with local five beginning at five am tomorrow as we'll bring you complete coverage throughout the snowstorm. in waukee kattey ortiz local five news we are iowa. stephanie: thanks kattey. and again our winter storm coverage starts tomorrow morning, sam will tell you all the information you need to know before you leave for work or school in the morning. then throughout the day, our weather team will post central iowa's most accurate forecast--hour by hour up on our website. that's we are iowa dot com. jack: you may notice something different about the snow plows on the streets tomorrow. instead of the familiar amber flashing lights we're used to -- like these -- the d-o-t is debuting its new white and blue flashing lights. this is part of a new law passed last legislative session to increase safety. since 2009, dot plows have been hit more than 230 times, causing more than 40 injuries and
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costing the state nearly 1.8 million dollars. plow drivers are hoping the new lights will make them easier to see stephanie: the gop frontrunner in central iowa today. stephanie: donald trump was in newton today for a town hall meeting with voters. the hot topic for politicians this week is what to do with isis and possible terrorists posing as syrian refugees. and donald trump made sure to mention it. "the internet is being used by isis to recurit and what they're doing is they're essentially salesmen they're outdoing us on the internet " stephanie: but after his town hall, trump met in a more intimate setting with his voters. and during the "after party" donald trump welcomed this man--dave mcneer--to showcase some of the new campaign merchandise. stephanie: you see, mcneer owns maxim advertising, which has been working with the trump campaign . his business was featured on 60 minutes back in 2010. that's when trump reached out and said--if i ever run for
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mcneer could campaign materials. true to his word. say exactly, but figures worth which as been great. dave 3:40 so many people saw that 60 minutes peice and no politician reached out ot us, mr. trump doesn't konw me, offered to help in certain ways. it was really nice. stephanie: mcneer says one of the best parts about being in charge of making trump's campaign materials is that it all has to be made in america, becuase that's what mr. trump wants. jack: they say you can never start building good habits too early. and now, kids across iowa are taking part in one of the state's most high profile events. local five's jacob peklo joins us with more on how kids are getting into the spirit of the iowa caucuses. jacob that's right,
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although the vast majority of the kids won't be able to vote in this election, or even the next one, there was a valuable lesson to be learned tonight. there's a lot of work that goes into picking delegates and candidates for president. natural sound of laughter zach wallace is very interested in the political process. zach wallace, goodrell 8th grader: "the people, like, working behind it, how much hours are put into everything, how people get so riled up about it." on thursday night, he kids' caucuses all around the state of learning how both republicans and candidates trinity grace, se polk 10th grader: "there's such a big difference." students could go from table to table, to find out more about the candidates before favorites... cool." ...which they're school. natural sound: "what grade are you in?" "8th." sydney northway, se polk 10th grader: "i feel like it shouldn't be so extreme, so much that they have to start maybe two first, students got to hear pitches from each republican candidate, before casting a vote. gloria mazza, polk county republicans: "maybe jindal was backing. now they have to go with their then, they moved on to democratic process...
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natural sound: "that way." ...where they could try to persaude their friends to join them. tamyra harrison, polk county democrats: "there's a lot more that goes into a caucus than just picking a candidate." and after the frantic day of making selections, natural sound: "thanks for coming over." many are glad they won't have vote for real, until the next election. molly harvey, 10th grader: "kinda glad i don't get to do it, 'cause i feel kind of pressured to make the right choice." jacob twenty three different counties participated in caucuses like this one tonight. polk county's just happened to be the largest, with about 12- hundred kids. live in the studio, jacob peklo, local five news. we are iowa. stephanie: everyone has their favorite disney movie. some prefer the classics, others lean more towards the computer animated features that began in 1995 with disney's toy story. the cutting edge film was a box office smash. the series is still a hit today for one 7-year-old who - thanks to a family in ankeny - recently took a trip to andy's room. elias johnson reports. nat - music 'toy story' movie open "you got a friend in me..." its nearly improssible to find a child who doesn't like disney's 'toy story'
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but you'd be lucky to find one who loves the franchise as much as 7-year-old camry cole nat "let's have ourselves a rooting, tooting good time! -hahahaha! elias: you've got yourself a bit of a toy story enthusiast..." lezie cole says: -that'd be an understatement, truly an understatement camry's mom, lezlie says the infatuation with the movie goes beyond watching each of the three installments on tv lezie cole says: she loves it to the point she wants her room painted like that, she wants her room to be like andy's room. she has a box like in part 3 where all the toys were. even on paper nat "toy story 3" buzz and woody are still number 1, which wasn't the case just a year ago lezie cole says: "she had a really rough time in first grade with reading, it was a real struggle for her and she was frustrated and you could see it and it was affecting her behavior because i can't do this so i'm going to act out." thanks to a special reading prgram at her school nat - andy had a lot of fun
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camry - is doing much better nat - playing with his toys." lezie cole says: progress and she's an now." but rewarding success hasn't been easy lezie cole says: "it's really hard being a general let alone a single mom and you can't always do for them like you would want to and when an for them to enjoy something they really should well, too" that's where morgan mcgrew comes in nat - hi, come on in --- look like you've got woody." turns out this 19- year-old loves toy story nat - welcome to andy's room even more than camry morgan mcgrew it's been a huge part of my life. mike mcgrew toy story never really left and when the thrid movie came out, that really had an impact on the boys. morgan mcgrew it just stuck and its been really great from the wood floors, to identical headboard - morgan's room, is actually andy's room -how long did this take
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mike mcgrew most of it came together in the last six months and a dream come true for this seven year old nat - laughin for a mom who would give the world to see her child happy, this reaction is somethign money can't buy lezlie cole "to see the reaction on her face is just priceless" from ankeny, elias johnson local 5 news nat - it's awesome we are iowa stephanie: if you'd like to see a virtual tour of andy's room - head over to our website "we are iowa dot com" stephanie: coming up on local 5 news at 10... they made it in before the storm. we'll have highlights from the 3a championship at the uni dome. jack: then, they were exotic animals that people in the metro loved -- but they couldn't stay inside the merle hay mall. find out how they're doing a year later out in colorado. stephanie: and... imagine shopping for nearly 3 thousand kids this holiday season. we'll tag along as a local charity does just that...picking out a gift that will
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make a real differnece. brad: ((ad lib weather toss)) take sot tomorrow on good morning iowa... a host of republican presidential candidates are in town tomorrow. they're here for the family leadership summit, talking about issues in the presidential race that affect families the most. plus... a look at your forecast ((:04 wx ad-lib)) that's tomorrow on the all-new good morning iowa! most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist brad weatherrate the
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experts" brad: weather adlib: our first winter storm of the season is on the way for friday with central and northern iowa to take the worst of this one. before that happens, we will actually have a pretty quiet night over central iowa as those strong winds die down and skies remain clear until late tonight. that is when clouds will be increasing from the west with the approaching storm. friday morning will be mainly dry and cloudy across central iowa with precipitation starting up in the afternoon for locations mainly north of the metro. temperatures here in the metro will start off in the upper 20s, but should rise close to 40 by mid afternoon. that will help keep the snow accumulation
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rain/snow mix possible before 5 pm. i expect accumulation to come after 6 pm when temperatures drop into the mid 30s and the winds pick up from the ne. this will make traveling much more difficult friday night in to the north will have afternoon and evening hours. snowfall totals will be heaviest between i- 80 and hwy 20 with 5-9" possible. while the metro is more likely to see 3-6" with the south side on the lower end of that range. southern iowa will see more rain and less snow with this system. there will be some blowing snow likely
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the ne at 15-25 mph. the snow will finally taper off by 3 am or so saturday morning. then we are looking at a very cold weekend! we will warm up some next week, but rain is looking likely again by thanksgiving and maybe then more wintry weather friday followed by more cold next weekend! sorry folks, but winter has arrived! brad stephanie: jack: jack: coming up on
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merle hay mall animals have now. they are and how
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they're doing. "your watching local 5
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jajack miller, stephanie angleson, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist brad edwards and local 5 sports with sports director jon schaeffer. this is local 5 news at 10. we are iowa." stephanie: an update on the merle hay mall animals that were moved out nearly one year ago. last december, the c-e-o of pella wildlife was evicted from his exhibit at the mall. several state agencies helped to move 21 species out of their exhibits. most of the animals were relocated to a colorado wildlife sanctuary. the blank park zoo and a-r-l also helped care for some of the smaller animals. stephanie: 18 large animals including several foxes, grey wolves, and three black bears spent the past 11 months at the colorado wildlife animal sanctuary.
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the facility just released their winter newsletter and featured some of the animals. they say all of them had to go through rehabilitation to improve their physical, psychological, and social health. but they're now enjoying their newfound freedom with several acres to roam around. jack: power shopping for a purpose... a local charity is on a major spending spree that everyone can feel good about. it's called shoes that fit. and the goal is to give warm shoes boots and coats to kids in need in des moines schools.. 2600 kids to be specific... volunteers lined up with their carts at the windson heights walmart tonight to cross every kid off that long list. they know something as small as a pair of shoes can make a hge difference. "these are families that somtimes have to make choices between a new pair of shoes for a kid or food on the table and obviouslly food is generally going to win out in that equation so they can use this program to get things they otherwise might not get " jack: this as the last shopping event before the shoes boots and
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coats get handed out. that will happen the first week of december. shoes that fit in iowa is coordinated by a division of mediacom. the money for tonight's spree was donated by mediacom, the imt des moines amrathon and local businesses that support the charity. jack: a big night for high school football, as pella and norwalk face off for the 3-a championship tonight. the local 5 sports team is at the uni-dome tonight for the game. stephanie: sports director jon schaeffer joines us now from cedar falls. jon? jon: ad lib "next in sports" " now, local 5 sports
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seeking their first football state title. jon: that beat norwalk this season. the warriors football state title. the 3a championship. 1st quarter goose eggs on the board brady brandsfield marching the warriors down field until he's seeking their first football state title. the 3a championship. eggs on the board brady brandsfield marching the warriors down field until he's picked off by nick finney. this one a defensive it wasn't until the 2nd quarter that we get noah clayberg on the keeper this kid has a nose for the endzone
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rolls over a defender and into the land of 6. dutch up 7-0 after the pat. next drive for the warriors. clayberg-- on the safety blitz-- brings down brandsfield for the sack-- clayberg doing it all.... but norwalk keeps moving-- from the 23-- brandfield lofting it into the hands of tyler schamel-- great catch holds on for the score-- we'd go into halftime tied at 7 after a pella missed field goal to end the second quarter. 2nd half-- pella with the ball back late 3rd quarter-- settling for the field goal makes it 10 to 7. but they get the ball back after a punt by norwalk. and clayberg airing it out for payson vande lune he goes up and gets it a big catch in the redzone for pella. then clayberg spreading the wealth this time up top to will foot 3 of that frame 17-7 dutch. in the fourth quarter-- this time a half back pass nathan henry to who will warner-- double w trying to but norwalk won't go warriors go to...brandsfield on the keeper he cuts the
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lead to 10... so pella goes back to their leader-- noah clayberg-- keeper on the edge-- and he's in to make it 30 to 14... and pella is your back to back class 3a champions. jon: jon: brad: weather adlib: our
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iowa to take the worst of this one. before that happens, we will actually have a pretty quiet night over central iowa as those strong winds die down and skies remain clear until late tonight. that is when clouds will be increasing from the west with the approaching storm. friday morning will be mainly dry and cloudy across central iowa with precipitation starting up in the afternoon for locations mainly north of the metro. temperatures here in the metro will start off in the upper 20s, but should rise close to 40 by mid afternoon. that will help keep the snow accumulation away for most of the afternoon with a
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