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front is going to come through in the morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light afternoon showers especially in northern iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case on local five news midday.... a big change to come for how des moines water works runs it water operations. lucas: a mass shooting in kansas left four dead and more than a dozen injured. we'll take a look into the life of the shooter and what could have been his motivation. lucas: the last republican presidential debate before super tuesday was last night. we'll take a look at the fights that broke out among the top candidates, that's all coming up. "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are iowa" lucas: good morning and thanks for joining us on local 5 news midday...i'm lucas casey.
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today-- of webster county. lucas: yesterday 22 year-old fort dodge resident tor-ray mosley pled guilty to multiple felony charges surrounding a november shooting that seriously injured one man. it happened on november 27 of last year, outside of sneakers eatery and pub in fort dodge when mosley shot damal clayton in the legs. mosley has been charged with willful injury causing serious injury and possession of a firearm as a felon with armed with intent. mosley was on probation at the time of these offenses for bringing marijuana into a detention facility. he'll serve a total of 20 years in prison lucas: it's the big story in court.....the prosecution in the fazzino trial brought six more witnesses to the stand thursday... lucas: the case centers around the 20-12 death of emily fazzino... her husband, alexander, facing murder charges in her death... she was found dead in the bathtub of her boone county home. he says she fell and drowned, and had a prescription drug problem. today the
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with rick beck- with- emily fazzinos' father. testimony through a statement read attorney. he told prosecution he emily's pain medication addiciton- including a three day de-tox that took place in his beck with said he loved alex fazzino like a son, but saw him get "mean" towards the end of emily's life. beckwith told prosecution the night of emilys death- he got an unusual call from emily while on a business trip. "she sounded distraught, something was wrong. i said are you afraid? she said no, no im not afraid. i said hunny, if somethings wrong you take the kids to moms and if not, you stay at the house. i wish i wouldnt have said that. she would still be alive" :21 rick beckwith statement lucas among those on the stand thursday were emily fazzino's sister, brother in law and cousin -- testifying about the couple's rough relationship- which involved
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including one emily's death. law jeff also night emily died. saying the first thing alex fazzino said to him was "i never touched her." jeff dighton, emily's brother-in-law, "i didn't know how to respond. walking into, it was there, there were kids there saying 'mommy's gone, mommy's gone.' i to react." lucas: the testimony debated on whether emily's father would be healthy enough to testify... testimony from witnesses for is expected..includi doctors.. local five's claire powell county. look for full reports later today at five, six, and ten.. new this county authorities warn of an increase in phone scams... the sheriff's significant increase, with falling victim to the scams... the most include the i-r-s where a victim is
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suspect and told they owe back taxes requiring immediate payment... reports have also come in of a jury duty phone scam...where the caller claims to be "deputy jim lewis." they then threaten a fine for the victim failing to appear for jury duty. also being used is the utility phone scam, where money is demanded or utility services will be cut off. and also the lawsuit scam....involving claims that a lawsuit will be filed and the victim arrested make payment so what should you do if you received a suspicious call? do not call the contact your local about any suspicious call and help spread scammer is people in your community.. a change will be moines water works... lucas: it'll end the practice of into the raccoon river. water works has been told it needs to make some changes to the way it disposes of nitrates and chlorides, by the year 20-20. environmental
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improve the livability for aquatic life. they're not the only ones battling some troublesome nitrate levels. down in ottumwa, they've had to use a blending process to bring the water level to appropriate concentrations. " on the phone/mike heffernan, ottumwa water works gm: "that system helps take the nitrates out of the water, but it's a very costly system to install and costly to operate." lucas: des moines water works hasn't hasn't asked for bids or started any construction yet. but still, they'd like the process to be done this year. lucas: and west des moines authorities have established a safety exchange zone... lucas: such zones are meant to be a location where anyone buying or selling items online can meet to exchange the items...in a safe environment... the zone has been set up at the law enforcement center on mills civic parkway...the location can also be used for child custody exchanges.. west des moines police have put up signage near the main entrance of the building.. the exchange zone will also be monitored by surveillance cameras 24- hours a day. lucas:
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location....donut king is looking for a new place to set up shop... its current property is being turned into something else by developers. and the clock is ticking as donut king's long-time owner scrambles to find a new place. lou king, owner, "i though maybe we had until the end of the year minimum, maybe next spring. but he decided to jump and do things quicker." 1:56 " lucas: right now, lou says his last day of operation march 20th. we know thousands of his waiting for news on a new location. and they're helping out with a go-fund-me page. local 5 will make sure to let you know what's next for lou, just as soon as we hear. lucas: meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: we are starting our warm up today with a cloudy start and a sunny finish to the day. highs today are going to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and breezy southwest wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the mid 40s. sunday a cold
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morning so we are stall into the mid 50s afternoon showers especially in northern still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case it dives south of the state. lucas: a story at the top of your national headlines...a shooting spree in kansas leaves four dead thursday... lucas: that includes the suspected shooter...38- year- old cedric ford.. who police say, had a long arrest record. he was killed at the lawn mower equipment maker
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before taking three lives and injuring many others. here's abc's clayton san-dell with the latest from houston. " horrifying moments community. go." just before 5pm thursday officals say 38-year old cedric ford started his shooting rampage. first firing shots at random drivers -- wounding two in separate locations. minutes later ford heads to excel industries in hesston - where he worked -- armed with a rifle and handgun. he shoots one person in the parking lot before going inside the industrial plant and opening fire on his co- workers. "i saw a mob of people saying run-run and i head pop-pop" witnesses say ford kept shooting until the first officer to arrive on the scene took him down. 5:23 t. walton/ harvey county sheriff "even though he took fire he went right inside of that place and saved multiple multiple lives a hero as far as i'm concerned." in the end? four people, including the gunman are killed - at
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nats people leaving 2 medical choppers? 15 ambulances? joining swat teams? surrounding the plant as the nearly 150 employees finally fled the building. friends and family outside desperately waiting to find out if their loved ones were ok. on my god oh my god + hug the shooter has an extensive criminal record? including arrests for burglary, battery, and concealed firearms... posting this picture and this video on facebook posted in spetemeber? fring an facebook video/ quick police not saying what may have motivated him but they've ruled out terrorism " we'll be sure to on this story as on local 5 and on com. lucas: coming up on local 5 news midday... the last republican presidential debate before super tuesday was last night. we'll take a look back at the on- stage scuffle. lucas: and... the famous american
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store lands' end is under fire for having a "politically- charged" interview in its latest catalog. lucas: but next.... one high school student is behind bars now with just a few months 'til graduation. why authorities say he is not who he says he is. that's all next.
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local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" : lucas: welcome back. we turn now to a pennsylvania high school hoax police arrested a 23 year-old man who allegedly posing as a student, even making the honor roll. abc's david wright is here with the story. " asher potts was such a straight arrow that when a state rep tweeted a picture with the young rotc cadet, she hash-tagged it #goingplaces! going to jail, it turns out. asher potts is actually a 23 year old ukrainian named artur samarin doing high school all over again. nats (movie clip) not like 21 jump street? where young cops go undercover as high school kids. police say samarin was
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school to stay in the country illegally. [gfx#1] having overstayed his visa, police say, he came up with a phony complete with a social pennsylvania driver's license. he enrolled as a freshman 4 years ago. and was just a few months shy of graduating. police arresting him tuesday and instead of in class, this morning he's in jail classmate [gfx#2] point-1 grade point the national honor society. active in student government, he represented his local school board. at the food bank. sot rice "i was surprised, i thought he was like 17 or 18. i knew him since in rotc. he was nice" parents are horrified.
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beautiful girls in his class that are minors and underage. you have basically a grown man in here, basically misrepresenting himself." lucas: meteorologist sam schreier for your forecast. sam: we are starting our cloudy start and a sunny finish to the day. to climb into the upper breezy southwest tonight we'll keep with a quiet and mild
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: we are starting our
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cloudy start and a highs today are going to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and breezy southwest wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with mid 40s. sunday a cold front is going to come morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light afternoon showers especially in northern still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case
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sam: lucas
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lucas lucas lucas lucas still to come on local five news midday... it's almost golf season! before it warms up just enough, there is still a chance for you to tee up downtown.
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skywalk golf classic date: saturday, february 27th, 2016 place: capital square at 400 locust street time: tee times start at 9 a.m. and lasting
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price: $30/golfer prior to the event $35/golfer day of the event kids 12 and under golf for free with any adult registration website: for more info and to register, visit skywalkgolf.com jamie alt is the newly hired executive director of the first tee of greater des moines who produces
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" : lucas on your money now lucas u-s lawmakers are accusing tuck-ata of faking test results to cover up the exploding airbag issue. a report cites internal documents from takata during the past 12 years. they showed company officials argued that data on inflator quality and testing ...was manipulated to hide the problems. the recall of defective air bag inflators made by takata now involves 14 vehicle
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and millions of u.s. vehicles. federal regulators are calling the takata recall..... the largest and most complex safety recall in u.s. history. lucas it seems the apple watch failed to be the popular stocking stuffer that apple had hoped for. apple doesn't publicly disclose its watch sales. but according to a new report apple shipped about four- point-one million of its smartwatches during the last three months of 20-15. back in july, c-e-o tim cook told analysts they were convinced the watch would be one of the top gifts of the holiday season. lucas and ...some new low-calorie breakfast items are being tested by mcdonalds... different low- bowls have gone on sale at test cities... whites, turkey sausage, spinach and kale... . another has scrambled egg and chorizo sausage with hashbrowns, salsa and pico de gallo no word nationwide lucas: we turn now to a involving retailer lands end. the company responding to a customer backlash after featuring
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stein-um in its catalog. a-b-c's rebecca jarvis has the story. " this morning popular outerwear and clothing company lands end... at its wits end. the retailer known for glossy catalogs like this one? apologizing for what's inside the new spring issue: an interview with feminist, journalist and political activist gloria steinem? after customers flooded facebook with outrage over steinem's pro- abortion rights stance... overnight?lands end releasing this statement: (gfx) "it was never our intention to raise a divisive political or religious issue, so when some of our customers saw the recent promotion that way, we heard them. we sincerely apologize for any offense. (end gfx) heidi moore sot: i think it's very clear that whatever land's end was trying to do here backfired, because they had to pull it. angry customers writing on facebook: "you are not family friendly. i feel betrayed" after pulling the interview from its website, lands end now facing new backlash on social media: "so weak." a spokesperson for gloria stienem declining to comment overnight. heidi moore sot:what gloria steinhem represents more broadly is women's
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for gma, rj, abc news, ny" lucas coming up on local 5 news midday... the iowa national guard has a new restoration project that is a blast from the past. lucas next.... there are plenty of events for you to attend this weekend. we'll take a look at arts & crafts, movies, and much
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" lucas good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm lucas casey. lucas: a quick update now on the zika virus. lucas:
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confirmed cases of zika virus in iowa now. three females travelled to the areas on alert for the virus-- south america, central america, and the caribbean. for more updates on the zika virus, visit the iowa department of public health's website. that's there on your screen. lucas: with super tuesday four days away.,..the republican presidential contenders held nothing back at last night's debate... the spotlight focusing primarily on the top three in the polls... lucas: it was a texas sized brawl -- marco rubio and ted cruz coming out with guns blazing against donald trump -- abc's jon karl was in houston for all the action " on the debate stage in houston, marco rubio and ted cruz immediately piled on donald trump over bringing up allegations he used illegal immigrants to help build trump tower. rubio: "you're only person on this stage that's ever been fined for hiring people to work on your projects illegally. you hired some -- workers from poland." trump "no, no, i'm the only one at this stage that's hired people. you haven't hired anybody. (applause) cruz: "marco is
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federal court found donald guilty of being part of a conspiracy -- rubio: "if he builds the wall the way he built trump towers, he'll be using illegal immigrant labor to do it." trump: "so cute. such a cute sound bite." but then an energized rubio took over, throwing everything he had at trump. rubio: "i don't know anything about bankrupting four companies. i don't know anything about starting a university, a fake university. and it got personal. rubio: "if he hadn't inherited $200 million, you know where donald trump would be right now? selling watches in manhattan." later in the debate, rubio needled trump for more details on his health care plan. (trump montage saying "lines around the states") trump seeming to get stuck on repeat, just as rubio had done on the new hampshire debate stage. rubio: so that's the only part of the plan?
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competition? trump: the nice part about -- you have many different plans. you'll have competition. you'll have so many different plans. rubio: now he's repeating himself. trump: no, i'm not -- no, no, no, no. trump: talking about repeating. i watched him repeat himself five times four weeks ago -- rubio: i saw you repeat yourself five times fourureconds ago. after the debate, trump dismissed his new nemesis. 00;01;35;53 jk: so how did it feel up there? they really went after you 00;01;36;45 trump: well i expected that, so did you. i mean they have no choice theyre losing by a lot and they thought they were gonna win 00;02;00;09 jk: what do you think about how marco rubio came after you because that was new for him 00;02;02;19 trump: well i think he's a lightweight" lucas: donald trump is on a three-state -win streak leading into super tuesday. that's when more than a dozen states will hold primaries. lucas: democrats still have one competition before saturday, the south carolina primary this weekend. the latest polls have hillary clinton up by at least 20 points over bernie sanders. lucas: this afternoon, drake university will host an interesting
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focusing on the 20-16 presidential contest... the discussion will focus on a variety of national and international topics...with a keynote panel of experts talking about the most pressing issues facing the next commander in chief. the conference will be moderated by the director of drake's constitutional law center. lucas: also happening around the metro, there'll be plenty to do this weekend...and most of it begins today... lucas: more than 300 exhibitors will be setting up at the iowa state fairgrounds for the des moines arts & crafts show... vendors from eight states will take part in iowa's largest craft show.. the event opens this evening at the varied industries building.. the event goes through sunday, with everything from furniture to jewelry on display and for sale. lucas: and there will be plenty to dance about tonight at the state historical building...as ballet des moines presents pop-up ballet...an evening of dance.. professional and pre- professional dancers will put on a special show...
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chormances and even practice their lucas: meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: we are starting our warm up today with a cloudy start and a sunny finish to the day. highs today are going to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and breezy southwest wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the mid 40s. sunday a cold front is going to come through in the morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light afternoon showers especially in northern iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild wh a bit moresunshine and dry conditions. a
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into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case it dives south othe stat lucas: a newly restored plan has become the possession of the iowa air national guard... e jet has be painted to look like that used for missions during the vietnam war. and after receiving face- li, the aircraft will be heading to its new home in washington, as part of a display... jess plue has more othe re- done jet. "this is an f-100 super saber jet- it' s been refurbished to look like o of the 100's that flew misty missions in the vietnam war. "this plane was used as a fast-forward air
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and fast, get the bad guys to shoot at them, and mark the targets. then they would call in bombing strikes to get teh bad guys," says david miller, pain facili manager. although this jet looks ready to go, the inside of the plane has been gutted... with the body repainted to resemble the original camoflage coloring, displaying everythign from the original sioux city numbers.. to the actual..captain's name. "it was for the misty that ty flew in vietnam. that's why the tail is 'he' and that's why you see the blue canopies of actual misty pilots that flew the misty missions in vietnam," says david miller, the paint facility manager. the names and numbers aren't the only interesting tidbit about the f-100. "it was designed as a slick-wing fight like and it was just the new technology at the time scott plambeck, vice 185 air refueling wing.
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ability to go supersonic..meaning, faster than the speed of sound. lucas: it's friday, sam which mes it's time for "local 5 at the movies." lucas: first up...eddie the eagle," based on the true story of the most beloved bad ski jumper in olympic history. despite his effort to achieve gold, he fell a bit short...but did become the basis for a new rule in the olympic guidelines. eddie the eagle is rated pg-13 all: (reax) is rated pg-13 all: (rx) lucas: next up we have triple nine... a cops-and- criminals action flick where the line between right and wrong
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the movie has an all-star cast harrelson, anthony mackie and casey r all: (reax) sam: sam: and finally we have "godsf egypt,"... a fantasy adventure following the fight between two gods over who should rule egypt... with gerard butler as the merciless god of darkness who wants nothing more than aos godsf egypt is rated pg-13 all: (reax) lucas: in take a look at
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look at the oscar picks from this today...a look at the oscar picks from our movie gurus... lucas: loca5 asked sam and our behind the scenes graphic technician carson aden to share their picks... both pretty well up to date on the contenders...havi ng seen quite a few of the movies being nominate.. let's start with the supporting roles... for actor...sam, you went with tom hardy from threvenant... carson says mark ruffalo in spotlight.... all: (reax) lucas:
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both went with jennifer jason leigh in the hateful eight.. in lead roles....s, you went with cate blanchett in carol... carson cho brie larson from the room... all: blanchett in carol...carson chose brie larson from the room... all: (rea lucas: and you both say leonardo dicaprio finally gets his lead actor oscar... let's see what you two say for the other big award....best picture you both say spotlight will win out over the competition.... all: win out over the competitn.... al (reax) lucas:
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sure to catch the academy awards when they air right here on local five sunday the academy awards when they air right here on local five sunday night...with host chris rock. lucas: still to come on local 5 news midday... (weather) sam has the details in central iowa's most accure forest next. "now, we are iowa's
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forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: we are starting our warm up today with a cloudy start and a sunny finish to the day. highs today are going to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and breezy southwest
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tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the mid 40s. sunday a cold front is going to come through in the morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light afternoon showers especially in northern iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case it dives south of the state. sam: lucas:
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lucas: lucas: you're watching local five news midday.
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sam: we're joined now by jerry holub, our resident horticulturist. here's here every friday to tell us what we need to know to keep our gardens, plants and yards healthy, happy and green. jerry, how is it going? now... he'll be available for all your gardening needs at the downtown des moines farmers market on saturdays. about the market support local agriculture and buy direct from iowa farmers while shopping the downtown farmers' market - presented by unitypoint health - des moines. the downtown farmers' market presents iowa producers from 58 counties across iowa, offering fresh fruit,
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october. you'll find fresh herbs, beautiful eggs, local wineries, a delicious assortment of goat cheese, an endless selection of baked goods, and many varieties of iowa raised meat such as turkey, goat, rabbit, lamb and tilapia. sam weather adlib: we are starting our warm up today with a
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sam weather adlib: we are starting our
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sunny finish to the day. to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and breezy southwest wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the mid 40s. sunday a cold front is going to come through in the morning so we are going to see our highs and a few light afternoon showers especially in northern iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday
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