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"you're watching local 5 news midday. .we are iowa's most accurate weather team and we start with your forecast first." sam blizzard warnings have been in place across much of northern iowa and will remain in place through 6pm tonight. strong winds and causing the light snow to produce extremely low visibility and white out conditions that will likely persist through the morning commute for some drivers. the snow will stop falling towards the mid morning with accumulations remaining fairly light, but with the winds drifting will still be a problem so expect hazardous roads if you need to drive anywhere today. the winds will continue to blow between 20 and 35 mph today with gusts expected to climb into the mid 40s. temperatures will be steady and falling today with wind chills in the single digits and then below zero by the end of the day and through the evening. lows tonight will drop to around 10 with strong winds sticking around and wind chills well below zero. on local five news midday.... a deadly house fire in council
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sabrina: and an ivy league college student is accused of sexual assaulting a woman inside his fraternity house. sabrina: finally, it's black history month. we'll take a look back at the fight for civil rights from a small town in florida. "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are iowa" sabrina good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm sabrina ahmed. sabrina: new at midday today-- sabrina: there was a house fire in st. charles this morning. it has been confirmed that one man was at home at the time of the fire, but he was unharmed. the house was a complete loss. the cause of the fire is still unknown. the investigation is on-going. we will be sure to keep you updated as we received more information. sabrina: there was a also house fire near knoxville that left one person dead. knoxville that left one person dead. it happened last night. knoxville fire department officials were called to a house fire on mcgregor drive. one woman was killed and one man was injured. the investigation is on-going. we will be sure to keep you updated on this
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some somber moines...after the passing of a prominent business man over the weekend.... passed away 19-94, hurd served as c-e-o he was 86 years old. sabrina: our top story this morning...we could see a decision from the iowa utilities board on a big project. sabrina: after months of hearings, public comments, and review...the board will discuss what it has learned about the bakken oil pipeline. the pipeline would carry crude oil from northwest north dakota and end in illinois. so far, 87 percent of the groups that need to sign off on the pipeline have done so. the utility board will make the final decision that determines whether the project moves forward. many local companies are already working under the assumption that the pipeline will be approved. pipe is being stored near newton and some labor unions have already begun training for the project. today, the ulitilty board will meet and discuss their findings from the months of hearings and other testimony about the pipleine. that starts at 1
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say a decision could be announced at these meetings, but it could also come much later. sabrina: a deadly fire is under investigation in council bluffs... sabrina: firefighters responded to the house fire saturday evening... neighbors say that two men lived in the home but hadn't seen anyone leave the house for days. fire officials said they got the fire under control and mostly contained to one room but when they swept the house, they found the body. the victim has not been identitified and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. sabrina: in jasper county, a home goes up in flames over the weekend... the jasper county sheriff's office responded to a fire call at 1-07 north walnut street in mingo early saturday morning.. the cause of the fire may have been a wood burning stove mingo fire chief. injured... the fire investigation. sabrina: and a teen leads police on a high chase...which ends up causing a four vehicle crash... department and the marion office said they
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erratic driver on highway 163 near pella... officers attempted to but the driver then slammed into the back of which hit another in a chain reaction. driver has been multiple traffic violations... no major injuries from the incident. sabrina: the iowa dot is looking to improve an intersection in central iowa. next tuesday, the dot will hold a public meeting to discuss changes to the interstate 35-highway 30 interchange in story county. the dot says that this intersection has one of the highest crash clover leaf intersection in the state. the meeting is crossroad baptist church in to the public. sabrina: let's check in with the iowa statehouse...whe re a plan to privatize medicaid continues to be a hot topic. sabrina: today, an iowa senate committee will meet to discuss legislation aimed at stopping the plan to put iowa's medicaid program in the hands of three private managed
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human subcommittee thirty this consider the legislation... however, house republicans say the measure would likely not make it past the house...and if it did would be vetoed by the governor. the medicaid change over is set to begin march first. sabrina: the topic of water quality will be the focus of today's moral mondays iowa meeting at the state capitol. leading the discussion will be state representative beth wessel- kroeschell and the executive director of the environmental water quality has become a the past levels in the des raccoon rivers sparked a lawsuit from the des moines water works. the popularity homes or communities being built has growing. more adults are reaching the of 65 and beyond and as the number of seniors come of age - communities are turning to new ways to attract new residents. one community in urbandle is turning heads over their
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" sot "i think there's a lot of excitement." "oh yes, certainly" "we heard about it a couple of weeks ago" nat - elevator opens sabrina: residents of deerfield are jockeying for positions at the dinner table and beyond to get a chance to meet neighbor. chance to meet her - you'll understand why. find out why the fuss is about tonight on local 5 new at 10. sabrina: let's take a look at news from around iowa... sabrina: starting in sioux city, where police have taken a man into custody for veteran police officer of 13- years ... eighteen-year- mothershed is in custody this taken into custody... officers were apartmen complex sunday on to investigate some reported the suspect has ins with the law arrested for assaulting two men back in july of 2015. 1:30 a.m. going on 2, i pull up and then i looked out the window again and it was a bunch of police cars
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starting putting up yellow tape...i just thought somebody was anything serious might sabrina: mothershed also wounded himself center. his condition is case is still investigated. the officer who since been released from sabrina: on the look out robbery suspect..... man took took mexican bakery. witnesses described to police a heavy set, five-eight, hispanic or black man who pulled a gun then stole fleeing. police are still armed robbery. anyone with information to call crimestoppers. sabrina meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at sam weather adlib: been in place across much of northern iowa and will remain in place through 6pm tonight. strong winds and causing the light snow to produce extremely low
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likely persist through the morning commute for some drivers. the snow will stop falling towards the mid morning with accumulations remaining fairly light, but with the winds drifting will still be a problem so expect hazardous roads if you need to drive anywhere today. the winds will continue to blow between 20 and 35 expected to climb into temperatures will be today with wind chills then below zero by the through the evening. lows tonight will drop to around 10 with strong winds sticking around and wind chills well below zero. tuesday is going to be dry with winds not quite as strong as the upper teens. we may see a quick flurry on wednesday but remain cold until where we might warm right now there is a small chance of snow
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sunday but we'll keep our eye on it for changes. sabrina in your national headlines now-- sabrina: now to a scandal making headlines at cornell -- the president of one of the school's fraternities accused of assaulting a woman inside a fraternity house. abc's gio benitez is here with the latest. " he's the president of an elite fraternity at an ivy league university ballinger youtube video - with timestamp!! 01;00;39;31 i am a first generation college student his father ... owner of one of new york city's iconic concert halls https: nats party music from webster youtube video but this morning - wolfgang ballinger is in jail, accused of sexually assaulting a woman inside this cornell university frat house gfx1 investigators say it happened last sunday at psi upislon- according to the felony complaint, the woman alleging ballinger locked the door and forced himself onto her after she "verbally protested" several times. ballinger pleaded not guilty to first degree attempted rape, first degree criminal sexual act,
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gfx2 his lawyer telling abc news ballinger's "innocence will be established at the proper time and in the proper place" alex spiro - former prosecutor at which they took this case out of the universities purview and brought it into a criminal setting suggests that the prosecution believes that they have a gfx3 the university placing the psi upsilon on interim suspension - their president saying "sexual violence has no place at cornell" and the fraternity's executive director saying "sexual assault, and any form of sexual harassment, is against our policy and in opposition of the values of psi upsilon" ballinger is set to face a judge tomorrow." sabrina: international morning...search combing through saturday's earthquake in signs of life. so far more than been pronounced the quake.. victims have been pulled from a 16-story apartment collapsed....just buildings that were wrecked by disaster. at least one
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still remain unaccounted for following the six-point four magnitude quake. sabrina: north korea is claiming it successfully launched a satellite into orbit. but the launch is widely believed to be cover for a long-range missile test. this is said to be video of the launch, which comes just a month after north korea claimed to successfully test a hydrogen bomb. the reaction from the u-s, japan and south korea has been swift and unanimous. all three are strongly condemning the rocket launch by north korea. sabrina: midday... wrapped up last we'll take a look back at the between a rising an nfl veteran. sabrina: and... the first gop granite state happened we'll take a look back at the highlights and some on-stage flubs, coming up. sabrina: next.... it's national fareway is on recipes. sabrina
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national heart health month. with that i will make pantry tuna pasta and briefly discuss fish and its benefits for your heart (omega 3 fatty acids). caitlyn "now, we are iowa's most accurate
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"now, we are iowa's forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather sam blizzard warnings have much of northern iowa place through 6pm
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extremely low visibility and white out conditions that will likely persist through the morning commute for some drivers. the towards the mid morning with accumulations remaining fairly light, drifting will still be a problem so expect hazardous roads if you need to drive winds will continue to blow between 20 and 35 mph today with gusts the mid 40s. temperatures will be steady and falling in the single digits and then below zero by the through the evening. lows tonight will drop to around 10 with strong winds sticking around and wind chills well below zero. tuesday is going to be dry with winds not quite as strong as monday and highs in the upper teens. we may see a quick flurry on wednesday but temperatures will remain cold until possibly thursday where we might warm back into the mid 20s.
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small chance of snow on valentines day our eye on it for changes. sabrina: sabrina: wisconsin
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sabrina: wisconsin authorities went ice-fishing over the weekend....reelin g in some sunken vehicles. a number of cars fell through cracked ice at lake geneva's winterfest and u.s. snow sculpting competition. no one was competition. actually in any they wen a tow-service that specializes in these types of circumstances was called in to out. still to come on local five news des moines and jessica lang collaborating on a new project.
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riley kenin who will talk about the des moines project, a between des moines jessica lang dance and the performance at center on thursday, feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. i've attached an appearance memo with additional details about the des moines dance project. the second document is an "in the spotlight" article about the des moines performing arts has a great local story that we'd like to share. jessica lang dance is coming to the civic center on thursday, feb. 11, 2016. the evening will be an extremely special one when the dance company shares the stage with 16 local dance professionals and students who will open the performance with a selection from jessica lang's repertoire. to prepare for this prestigious opportunity, local dancers spent the first week of january staging the performance with members from the dance company. we would love to share this story with your viewers. des
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education, eric olmscheid, along with dancers, are available for interviews. they can provide all the details about this special collaboration between des moines performing arts and jessica lang dance that is officially called the "des moines press release will be
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sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast. this is local 5 midday. we are iowa" sabrina: as people all over america celebrate black history month, new lessons are emerging from a small town in florida. saint augustine was instrumental in shaping the dialogue of racial equality in our country. but it's not a story that gets a lot of attention. until now. all month long local five will be bringing you special reports unveiling aspects of this historic city. today we take you to the 19-60's and a neighborhood called lincolnville. " narr 20 - by the 1960's, lincolnville had become a vibrant african american neighborhood - a stronghold of middle class values and commerce. otis mason 00:06:02:00 lincolnville was never totally segregated in terms of living. i can recall when i was a kid on the corner of, what is now ml king and lincoln street, there were a couple of grocery stores located in the immediate neighborhood that were owned and operated by jewish families.
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knit family of people. now i had fun in lincolnville, now otis mason - 0006:29:12 - we were not totally segregated, white families lived in the community as well. narr 21 - while its influence on the local economy grew. these advances were only going to go so far in the face of segregation. otis mason - 01:11:59:20 - i could not attend the university of florida. i went down for an interview . it was very interesting about the results of my visit there. i was told that i spoke very well. that's all i heard.. thomas jackson - 00:49:18:00 - my father was a teacher and he was told that if he participated in the movement, he would lose his job. narr - fearing retribution. many of st. augustine's middle class blacks were either hesitant or silent about the growing civil rights movement. there needed to be a new front opened in the fight against segregation, and there was no better
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city about to celebrate its 400th video out - tag sabrina: on america's untold story of the journey right here on local five. we wrap up our series with the final instllment next monday here on good morning iowa.. on our next installment of america's untold journey... we'll go back to the intense summer of 19-63....as the civil rights movement heats up in saint augustine, florida. look for that here on good morning iowa next week. sabrina: next.... the first republican presidential debate in new hampshire was saturday night. and the first primary is tomorrow. we'll take a look at what to expect from the
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coming up. sabrina/bam: meteorologist sam schreier is back now with a quick look at your weather... sam? sam blizzard warnings have been in place across much of northern iowa and will remain in place through 6pm tonight. strong winds and causing the light snow to produce extremely low
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" sabrina good morning joining us for local 5 news sabrina ahmed. tomorrow, to the polls for nation primary in the latest polls have republican donald trump and democrat bernie sanders in the lead but their opponents are closing in. abc's kenneth moton has more. " script: it's crunch time?the day before the new hampshire primary. sot bernie sanders: "we need a political revolution." nats coat throw bernie sanders fired up but taking presidential punches from his rival's husband, former president bill clinton. sot bill clinton: "for her this is not about grand theories of revolution this is about whether we can improve people's lives." the former president was in new hampshire while hillary clinton was in flint, michigan taking on the lead contaminated water crisis.
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is immoral" the latest poll out of new hampshire shows sanders gop frontrunner donald trump maintains a double- digit lead in the state? nat- trump: "quiet!" the republicans fought it out during the abc news gop debate but the attacks continued on the trail after jeb bush enlisted the help of former first lady barbara bush. sot trump: "poor poor poor jeb bush who brings out his mother cause he needed help. no, he needed help. mommy please come walk with me in the snow, mom!" marco rubio spent super bowl sunday defending his debate fumbles. sot sen. marco rubio /(r)presidential candidate: "and let's dispel once and for all with this fiction that barack obama doesn't know what he's doing. sot gov. chris christie /(r)presidential candidate: "there it is -- the 25 second canned speech." sot rubio: "i am going to say this every chance i get: barack
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trying to change (kenneth standup close) the candidates have a total of nearly 40 campaign events today. donald trump, bernie clinton are expected crowds for rallies?24 votes. kenneth moton, abc news manchester, new the neck-and- caucus race between clinton has reached the lingering questions of count accuracy. the outcome remains unchanged with hillary clinton coming out on top. review of last week's caucus iowa democratic counting errors at five of the fourteen precincts the party double- checked. the new numbers brought sanders closer to clinton with just point two- five percent of delegates separating the presidential candidates.. sabrina meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: blizzard warnings have been in place across much of northern iowa and will remain in place through 6pm tonight. strong winds and causing the light snow to produce extremely low visibility and white out conditions that will
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the morning commute for some drivers. the morning with remaining fairly light, but with the winds drifting will still be a problem so expect hazardous roads if you need to drive winds will continue to blow between 20 and 35 mph today with gusts expected to climb into the mid 40s. steady and falling today with wind chills then below zero by the end of the day and through the evening. lows tonight will drop to around 10 with around and wind chills well below zero. tuesday is going to be dry with winds not quite as strong as monday and highs in the upper teens. we may see a quick flurry on wednesday but temperatures will remain cold until possibly thursday where we might warm back into the mid 20s. right now there is a small chance of snow on valentines day sunday but we'll keep our eye on it for changes. sabrina: let's take a look
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let's take a look on your money now sabrina: if chipotle is your usual go-to lunch designation... get ready to try something new today. chipotle says it will close every one of its locations for four hours for a food safety meeting. locations for four hours for a food safety meeting. the move comes after an e-coli outbreak at the mexican restaurant last year. about 5-hundred people got sick... including several basketball players at boston college. at the meeting, employees will go over an updated food safety program implemented by the chain in january. all chipotle restaurants will be closed from around eleven to three in the afternoon. sabrina: the animated family adventure three" topped office its second week out. the sequel -- which stars the voice talents of jack black, kate hudson and bryan cranston -- took in 21- million dollars. the old hollywood comedy "hail ceasar!" starring george clooney came in
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riding a wave of 12 oscar nominations - coming in third. sabrina: the big game had plenty of people hitting the stores to stock up for their viewing parties... analysts have determined that millenials likely spent the most on game day. the national retail federation reports...people ages 25 to 34 will shelled out about 140- dollars for the super bowl this year-- that's compared with an overall average spent of 82-dollars. the top items on the shopping list for millenials...food and new t-v's let's check in palmer for a look back at last night's big game. " (best defensive play) cam newtown and his high flying california panthers ran smack into a defensive buzzsaw??. nats sack of cam newtown led by denver broncos linebacker and game mvp von miller-denver rode their defense to a third superbowl championship. nats " the denver broncos have taken super bowl 50 !" 39 year old qb peyton manning-now the oldest quarterback to ever win a superbowl?.. his mother telling espn.com after the game that she hopes her son-who now has 200 wins-the most ever
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manning has not commented on whether this was his swan song?..but he didn't even need to score a touchdown to win this game?.. the broncos charging out of the gate - with a defensive touchdown and a field goal?..they scored 10 points in the first 10 minutes of the game. leading and never looking back. nats cheers as the halftime show brought down the house with coldplay?? nats beyonce?.. nats nats the break didn't seem to help carolina??. in the third quarter, down 13-7 they had a chance to stay in the 44 yard yard field goal by the time cj anderson scored this touchdown the game was over??.denver winning 24-10. in the post game press conference?. qb cam times during the game- frustration? after providing
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nats "no? he stormed out of the press conference?..followin i know you're disappointed not just for yourself, but for got to be real tough. man." wondering if the other qb peyton manning will attempt to win superbowl 5. manning: "i'll take some time to reflect i gotta couple of priorities first i want to go kiss my wife and my kids." i'm going to drink a lot of budweiser."" sabrina: meanwhile, the iowa hawkeyes also looking to add to their win column sunday...as they headed to illinois. column sunday...as they headed to illinois. iowa in control for much of the game...with peter jok racking up a game high 23 points. that helps carry
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win...and nets them sole possession of first place in the big ten. sabrina: speaking of moving into first place....drake women also pick up the win to head to the top of the valley standings. the bulldogs able to get the 95-to 72 victory over fellow conference leader missouri state at home sunday. sabrina: trending now...an unusual patron turns up at a california eatery... sabrina: tell me if you have heard this one before...a sea lion walks into a restaurant... well, no joke, the staff at the aptly-named "marine room" -- said this sea lion decided to take a and then gazed through a window. the super-cute pup was malnourished. world in san she will be hopefully be returned to the wild. all: (reax) sabrina still to come on midday... sam has the details in
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but with the winds drifting will still be a problem so expect hazardous roads if you need to drive anywhere today. the winds will continue to blow between 20 and 35 mph today with gusts expected to climb into the mid 40s. temperatures will be steady and falling today with wind chills in the single digits and then below zero by the end of the day and through the evening. lows tonight will drop to around 10 with strong winds sticking around and wind chills well below zero. tuesday is going to be dry with winds not quite as strong as monday and highs in the upper teens. we may see a quick flurry on wednesday but temperatures will remain cold until possibly thursday where we might warm back into the mid 20s. right now there is a small chance of snow on valentines day sunday but we'll keep our eye on it for changes. sam:
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sam: sabrina: sabrina you're watching local five news midday. we'll be back after this. sabrina: about the arl - about arl
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tos.ndhel treo lpoun uroueyo arg tt. he wt u' bn ssg. co itoelng hr d lko . nd tayleague of iowa (arl) is iowa's largest nonprofit animal shelter, caring for many thousands of pets each year. the arl serves people and pets from across the state of iowa through its programs, which include pet adoption, humane education, pet behavior training, spay/neuter, animal cruelty intervention and much more. history the arl has grown dramatically since its founding in 1926 - expanding its programs that serve both people and homeless animals across iowa. the most obvious growth is the number of animals the arl provides shelter and care for each year. intakes have increased from a few thousand animals a decade ago to more than 15,000 animals in 2013. through our
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spay/neuter programs, we have begun to see a decrease in the care for, but our other areas of growth include the arl's programs designed specifically reasons animals end up in shelters, including spay/neuter, humane education programs. the arl's positive expanded to offer year-round classes, as well as free behavior advice for dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets. the shelter continues to spay and neuter all dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets and pigs that are adopted from our shelter. in addition to the animals that come through the arl's doors, the arl also serves the people of iowa through its many services. mission to promote animal welfare, strengthen the human-animal bond, and prevent the
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sabrina: before we go, take a look at this ...one wheel to roll into work... sabrina: when it comes to traffic, people will do just about anything to get around delays... the e-unicycle has become the latest trend to avoid driving..
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popular mode of transportation in asia...the single wheeled transport can travel about 14 miles on a charge... just another way commuters are saving gas nd stress while still getting to their jobs each day. sam weather adlib: blizzard warnings have been in place across much of northern iowa and will remain in place through 6pm tonight. strong winds and causing the light snow to produce extremely low visibility and white out conditions that will likely persist through the morning commute for some drivers. the snow will stop falling towards the mid morning with accumulations remaining fairly light, but with the winds drifting will still be a problem so expect hazardous roads if you need to drive anywhere today. the winds will continue to blow between 20 and 35 mph today with gusts expected to climb into the mid 40s. temperatures will be steady and falling today with wind chills in the single digits and then below zero by the end of the day and through the evening. lows tonight will drop to around 10 with strong winds sticking around and wind chills well below zero. tuesday is going to be dry with winds not quite as strong as monday and highs in the upper teens. we may see a quick flurry on wednesday but temperatures will remain cold until possibly thursday where we might warm back into the mid 20s.
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