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hillshire farm. because it's worth doing right. we saw some caucuses in schools or community centers with lines out the door of people waiting to caucus... sabrina: but in some locations... its not about how
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little the room is. local fives nikki davidson has a look inside a special kind of davidson has a look inside a special kind of caucus in rippey iowa... " "nikki: the way the democrats caucus here is a little different... its actually in a living room. we're going to walk you through what you can expect to see. it's a little unusual they'll be walking through the kitchen over here where they'll get registered. "i was kind of shocked it was at a house" for 52 caucus goers...civic duty... looked a lot like a neighborhood block party... "hey girl how are you" that started with good ole' iowa nice... 'all in favor, aye" until it became clear this was room...almost evenly split between hillary clinton "she has experience, professional" and bernie sanders... "old fashioned, going against corperate america" that creates a tenison "they don't have a prayer at getting
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that gets even the nicest of neighbors... like john means.... riled up. "hes got big ideas what good is that" in room full of people not willing to back down. they're not going to elect him, etc etc yelling." but after a few minutes of heat... the caucus is over... and these people go back to being what they've always been... iowa neighbors. i don't think anyone leaves with hard feelings. for your local election headquarters, i'm nikki davidson. sabrina: the results from rural precinct three... two delegates went to hillary clinton... and one to bernie sanders. none of the caucus goers were uncommitteed..an d none caucused for martin o'malley. elias: at ((time check)) we'll take a
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morning iowa... sabrina: coming up, a look at one factor that kept democrats looking for results late into the night. the night. elias: before we go.... a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at valley west... [current conditions] good morning iowa continues after this!
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"your wathcing good morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam
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elias: a live look from the local five road warrior vehicle this morning...as we keep you updated on the latest conditions around the metro... iowans have been bracing for a significant snowfall today, with road crews on the ready to make sure street elias: wx) sam: weather adlib: the first major snow weather adlib: the first major snow storm and blizzard is finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low
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drifting especially country roads. during the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be mixing that snow with especially on the with the heaviest snow falling north of the overtake southern and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us off from much of the snow and rain but still allowing for lighter blowing snow. rise above freezing when the final wave 5pm tonight we will see across central iowa and much lighter snow snow should exit the state to the east nearly completely by tomorrow morning but we will be left with a very windy and cold day. speaking of the winds, it will be windy all day but especially this evening where sustained speeds will be in the 20 to 30 mph range with gusts up to 40 mph. the rest of the fairly nice with highs climbing back into the 30s and near 40 by sunday.
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let's get into the other big story this morning....a very close race in the iowa caucus... sabrina: this morning the hillary clinton declared a win for the democratic frontrunner... as the numbers night, it looked virtual tie for clinton and her sanders. clinton held a lead that was less than a percent...much different than the republican caucus results. here's a look at the numbers....which were still being tallied until just over an hour ago... local five political analyst brent roske spoke with a sanders campaign director about one of the problems holding up results from coming in last night. " its a problem with
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results from coming in last night. " its a problem with people not showing up.....didn't have the materials." sabrina: sanders and clinton will face each other thursday night...taking part in a democratic town hall. that's just before the new hampshire primary next tuesday. sabrina we have lots more good morning iowa ahead...but first here's abc's reena ninan with tech bytes. techbytes: in today's tech bytes... hey, in today's "techbytes" --
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google users who search for a particular candidate will now receive a google now card. it shows the politician's stance on the major issues of the the campaign as well as a reminder to go out and vote. it looks like apple may be getting ready to unveil a brand-new tablet next month. reports say the ipad air 3 will incorporate some ipad pro features. including quad speakers. and the ability to connect to a variety of smart accessories. and finally, police in the netherlands now training eagles to take down drones that may will flying where they shouldn't be. they say that the birds are taught to see the drone as prey. they then catch it and bring it back to a safe place. a decision whether to put th on the job won't be made for another few months. and those are your
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co itoelng hr d lko . nd tay"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green the first major snow storm and blizzard is finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the into the early afternoon hours, northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low and causing large drifting especially across less traveled country roads. during the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be
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especially on the south side of the city with the heaviest snow falling north of the city. a dry slot will overtake southern and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us off from much of the snow and rain but still allowing for northwest iowa to see lighter blowing snow. temps will be able to rise above freezing during this time so when the final wave swings through after 5pm tonight we will see rain turning into snow across central iowa and much lighter snow to our north. the snow should exit the state to the east nearly completely by tomorrow morning but we will be left with a very windy and cold day. speaking of the winds, it will be windy all day but especially this evening where sustained speeds will be in the 20 to 30 mph range with gusts up to 40 mph. the rest of the forecast is dry and fairly nice with highs climbing back into the 30s and near 40 by sunday. sam
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well time now for another but when we come back... we check in with local five's road warrior for a look at the conditions outside, as to start their
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"you're watching good morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." elias: this morning the hawkeye state is bracing for some significant snowfall... we've already seen a number of schools cancel class for the day, and the polls in 17 counties will not open until noon today due
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with local five's road warrior jacob peklo for a look out side... jacob? jacob: elias, sabrina....we're looking at quite a storm out here. as you can see right now, the heavy winds have picked up and there's a lot of snow that's blowing across the roadways. if you're going to work today after caucusing last night, you probably wish you didn't have to go in. we're on westown parkway (or wherever we're at) right now. the snow, at this point is kind of packy. if you want to build a fort in your back yard, now is the time to do it. i'd say there's at least two inches down right now. elias: we'll have much elias: we'll have much
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we'll have much more from jacob later this morning...you can also keep up with the latest closings and delays at we are iowa dot com.... time for a short break....just ahead...sam's in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... but first...a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at euclid... [current conditions]
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e watching good moring iowa in hd. we are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " sabrina thanks for joining us on your [day of week] morning, i'm sabrina ahmed. elias: and i'm elias
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elias: weather is always first on good morning iowa... in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... meteorologist sam schreier. sam: (adlib toss) sam weather adlib: the first major snow storm and blizzard is finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind and causing large across less traveled country roads. during moines will see mostly snow but we will be mixing that snow with sleet at times especially on the
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with the heaviest snow falling north of the city. a dry slot will overtake southern and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us snow and rain but still lighter blowing snow. rise above freezing during this time so when the final wave swings through after 5pm tonight we will see across central iowa and much lighter snow snow should exit the nearly completely by tomorrow morning but we will be left with a very windy and cold day. speaking of the winds, it will be windy all day but especially this evening where sustained speeds will be in the 20 to 30 mph range with gusts up to 40 mph. the rest of the forecast is dry and fairly nice with highs climbing back into the 30s and near 40 by sunday. elias: weather not the elias: weather not the only big story this morning...as
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last night's caucuses... elias: just a couple hours ago, hillary clinton's campaign declared victory in the iowa caucus....after spending much of the night in a virtual tie with top rival bernie sanders.. sabrina: as caucus results were tallied, clinton's lead was so small, many called it a race too close to project. the pair will see each other again later this week as they take part in a democratic town hall thursday night... here's a look at the numbers from the iowa caucuses...showi ng just how close it was between the top two... elias: despite no clear winner last
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candidates still took to the stage to address their supporters.... " " (hillary clinton, (d) presidential candidate) "i am honored to stand in a long line of american reformers to make up our minds that the status quo is not good enough, that standing still is not an option, and that brings people together to find ways forward that will improve the lives of americans." (sen. bernie sanders, (d) presidential candidate): "the reason that we have done so well here in iowa. the reason i believe we'll do so well in new hampshire and any of the other states that follow. the reason is the american people are saying no to a rigged economy. (cheers) elias: clinton and sanders have now headed to new hampshire...as they focus on next week's primary. sabrina: a record stop them from declaring a night's caucuses. after weeks of back and forth
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trump and ted cruz, the debate was settled by iowa voters... the turnout proved to be the key to these caucuses...and a key ingredient for cruz to "cruise" to the top... local 5's claire powell has more. " "with a record number of gop caucus voters, senator ted cruz surged past trump and rubio to win the iowa caucuses. thanking all of his supporters along the way" "god bless the great state of iwoa" a large republican turnout proved perfect for texas senator ted cruz in his monday night victory over donald trump and marcrubio. "you wanan know what scare sthe washington cartel? actualyl not remotely, i dont scare them in the tiniest bit. what scares them is you" by his side on the stage, cruz's family and iowa republican leaders bob vander plaats, matt schultz and an emotional, iowa congressman steve king. "even if you had the
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terrific candidate, you can see how he did that by the way he moved people and they came to the caucus in iowa. im proud that they care that much abotu iowa values that they did that and made decisions they made" with applaudes to his 12 thousand iowa volunteers and courageous iowa conservative voters- cruz turns to the next state tomorrow. "senator cruz wrapped up he's looking ahead to new hampshire nad south carolina. asking them to make the same decision that iowa did. from your local election headquarters. im claire powell" " sabrina: the iowa caucuses not only showed strengths and weakness in the presidential campaigns...but also cut down the number of contenders.. for republicans, mike huckabee announced his decision to end his run for the white house. the former arkansas governor actually won the 2008 caucus... actually won the 2008 caucus... and on the democrat side, martin o'malley also announced his decision to suspend campaigning. neither has been polling outside of single digits
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campaign. elias: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs) sam: sam: weather adlib: the first major snow storm and blizzard is finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and
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there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low and causing large drifting especially across less traveled country roads. during the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be mixing that snow with sleet at times especially on the south side of the city with the heaviest snow falling north of the city. a dry slot will overtake southern and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us off from much of the snow and rain but still allowing for northwest iowa to see lighter blowing snow. temps will be able to rise above freezing during this time so when the final wave swings through after 5pm tonight we will see rain turning into snow across central iowa and much lighter snow the only thing being affected by the incoming storm today... elias: as schools announce closings ....today's snowfall has also prompted a delay for some special elections. secretary of state paul pate announced that the polls in these 17
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seven a-m like planned. due to the weather, polling sites in these counties will open up at noon. the secretary of state's office says they will send out another notice if they need to delay anymore county elections. sabrina: this morning, iowans will be dealing with snow as they start their day... city public works departments and the iowa d-o-t will have all hands on deck as the snow kicks in.... giving us a look at the conditions this morning is local five road warrior jacob peklo... how do the roads look so far jacob? jacob: elias, sabrina....we're looking at quite a storm out here. as you can see right now, the heavy winds have picked up and there's a lot of snow that's blowing across the roadways. if you're going to work today after caucusing last night, you probably wish you
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parkway (or wherever we're at) right now. the snow, at this point is kind of packy. if you want to build a fort in your back yard, now is the time to do it. i'd say there's at least two inches down right now. sabrina: at ((time check)) we'll take a short break here on good morning iowa..
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morning iowa.. elias: coming up, sam has more about the day ahead, as we keep an eye on the skies... sabrina before we go... a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at mlk... [current conditions] good morning iowa continues after this!
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morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." sabrina: a live look from the local five road warrior vehicle this morning...as we keep you updated on the latest conditions around the metro...
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snowfall today, with road crews on the ready to make sure street conditions don't get out of hand. sabrina: anchor toss to wx sam: adlib toss. sam: weather adlib: the first major snow storm and blizzard is finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low and causing large drifting especially across less traveled country roads. during the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be mixing that snow with sleet at times especially on the south side of the city with the heaviest snow falling north of the city. a dry slot will overtake southern and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us off from much of the snow and rain but still allowing for northwest iowa to see lighter blowing snow. temps will be able to rise above freezing during this time so when the final wave swings through after 5pm tonight we will see rain turning into snow across central iowa and much lighter snow
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snow should exit the state to the east nearly completely by tomorrow morning but we will be left with a very windy and cold day. speaking of the winds, it will be windy all day but especially this evening where sustained speeds will be in the 20 to 30 mph range with gusts up to 40 mph. the rest of the forecast is dry and fairly nice with highs climbing back into the 30s and near 40 by sunday. sabrina elias: we have more good morning iowa coming up
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"you're watching good morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." elias: local five is keeping a close eye on the road conditions this morning as iowans prepare for their eye on the road conditions this morning as iowans prepare for their commute to work. sabrina: our own road warrior jacob peklo is out on us a live look at jacob? looking at quite a storm out here. as you can see right now, the heavy winds have picked up and that's blowing across if you're going to work today after caucusing last night, you probably wish you didn't have to go in. we're on westown parkway (or wherever we're at) right now. the snow, at this point is kind of packy.
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now is the time to do it. i'd say there's at least two inches down right now. sabrina time for another short break...but before we go sabrina time for another sabrina time for another
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let's get a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at west mixmaster [current conditions] sam says ??? he's in with central iowa's most accurate forecast next... good morning iowa continues after this!
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forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green the first major snow
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are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low and causing large drifting especially across less traveled country roads. during the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be mixing that snow with sleet at times especially on the south side of the city with the heaviest snow falling north of the city. a dry slot will overtake southern and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us off from much of the snow and rain but still allowing for northwest iowa to see lighter blowing snow. temps will be able to rise above freezing during this time so when the final wave swings through after 5pm tonight we will see
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and much lighter snow to our north. the snow should exit the state to the east nearly completely by tomorrow morning but we will be left with a very windy and cold day. speaking of the winds, it will be windy all day but especially this evening where sustained speeds will be in the 20 to 30 mph range with gusts up to 40 mph. the rest of the forecast is dry and fairly nice with highs climbing back into the 30s and near 40 by sunday.
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sabrina elias: a final look at the top five... all the news you need to know before you head out the door...
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sabrina: the big story of the day will be the inbound winter storm, expected to drop significant snowfall across iowa. this is a live look at road conditions in the metro this morning... the iowa d-o-t has been preparing for the snow, already sending out snowplows to spray roads and be on the ready to clear the roadways today. elias: in the number two spot this morning... elias: the voting of results from the iowa caucuses went late into the night for the democrats....as hillary clinton and bernie sanders proved to be a tight race... frontrunner clinton held a slim lead over the vermont senator...with the race still too close to
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the pair now moving forward, taking part in a democratic presidential town hall thursday night....and the new hampshire primary next tuesday. sabrina: the third thing you need to know before you walk out the door... sabrina: riding on a record turnout for republicans, ted cruz comes out the winner of the iowa caucus for the g-o-p.....pulling ahead of donald trump. trump congratulated the victor, but told supporters he still plans on winning the nomination. he currently leads in polls in the next primaries in new hampshire and south carolina. elias: number four... elias: the iowa caucuses did cull the presidential roster....with two candidates choosing to suspend their campaigns. for republicans, mike huckabee announced his decision to end his run for the white house. on the democrat side, martin o'malley also announced his decision to suspend campaigning. neither has been polling outside of single digits for most of the campaign. sabrina: and finally... you'll want to know about this story in the big five... sabrina: more than two dozen schools have already announced cancelled classes...but the incoming snow will also impact special elections for
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secretary of state paul pate elections for today... secretary of state paul pate announced that the polls in these 17 counties will not open until noon today due to the weather. a full list of closings and delays can be found on our website...we are iowa dot com. sabrina elias: sam is in with a final look at central iowa's most accurate forecast... sam final weather adlib the first major snow storm and blizzard is finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low and causing large drifting especially across less traveled country roads. during the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be mixing that snow with sleet at times especially on the south side of the city with the heaviest snow falling nortof the city. a dry slot will overtake southern and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us
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