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i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your stor t coating area roads with a sticky, slushy snow... many y f the area dot cameras are showing this.... it is also reducing the snow tracks away from us. this graphic shows the warmest temps you will see the rest of the to 25 mph already. they will stay strong today with falling temperatures and we may see a few more snow will have a few flurries in the forecast... i'll have that coming up in a few minutes. temperatures and we mm see a w more snow ssowers, but they will not be as problematic as yesterday or early this morning's snows. we
will have a few flurries in the forecast... i'll have that comng up in a few minutes. picking up our tm seven coverage -- storm track seven's amanna gilbert joins us live ii waterloo with an update on how roads are looking the good news is it is snowing a lot less right now compared to earlier this morrng.... but a
like the one behind me... they still have at least a thin layer of snow on here's a look at downtown waterloo earlier this morning.... as you can see pretty low visibility... this just in... all waterlooand cedar falls schools are cancelled for totoy... to find out about other cancellations you can see those at our website at kwwl dot com... i've been talking with police across eastern iowa... so far the say they've seen a goooo amount of miir accident because of this storm.... this snow is just very heavy.. it's sticking to the ground very easily... and making roads very slick. we've got you covered live in waterloooamanda gilbert,t,kwwl news. the snow still moving through parts of eastern iowa here's a live look at i-380 in black hawk county we alo know a number of people
in waterloo and benton county do not have power right now we've reached out to midamerican and heard back at this time. this morning, we have results of school elections. in waterloo -- a 47 million dollar question voters overwhelmingly said no. the proposal falling far below the 60-percent super majority needed to pass. the biggest part of the proposal..... 35 million dollar career center. the goal... give students the opportunity for more specialized training in a specific job field... taxes are high enough. the taxes cut back. we all hae to learn grandchhdren that gg to school. i had six children that went to school and mostly all of them had to leave here to get good
in denver -- voters say yes to more than seven million dollars or new athletic cilities. that vote passing with 64-point-seven percent in the college community district, votersapprove a bond to pay for extra classroom space and security. a similar referendum failed last year by just 58 votes. and in springville...voters say yes to an elementary school clasrroms and a multi-purpose room. continuing coverage -- a man is sentenced to 25 years in prison following a deadly crash. joshua dunt pleading guilty to vehicular hommide and driving under the influence of perscription drugs. this following a 2014 crash which killed warren van wie dunt rereeiving the mmxiumum family -- whwhse mother says time heals everything. lori franklin- "i can't forgive yet. i'll work on
van wie's mother hopes to raise awareness about the dangers of driving under the influence of perscripton drugs. one man is in critical condition following an officer-involved shooting in a park. this happened in ndiana. on sociaa media -- saying he wanted to meet them. when officers arrive, they found the man standing with a gun. officers claim they told the man to drop the 'un, but he pointed "it just doesn't happen ann thaa's why it kinddof raised their own guys and to appropriately deal with the situation, so it was good practice on their part." the officers are now on "administrative duty".... which is protocol for the department policic in los angeles are searching for an inmate who was
mistakenly released from jail officers say the man was in custody, awaiting his trial for a gang-related killing in pasadena. the sheriff's department is investigating why he was istakenly released. "this is actually extremely rare. last year, we had 117- thousand inmates that came through our system and were released. of that,six of them were erroneously released. he added that in the e ast, it's been low-level offendersrswho were releaed early, not murder suspects. search and rescue teems in hawaii are working to find what's left of two military helicopters after a fatal crash last month. the u-s marines say they've recovered some of the 12 remains. the choppers collided into each other overnight january 14th. witnesses described seeing a fireball in the sky when the happened. decision 2016... onald trump believes skipping last week's debate may have cost him a win in the iowa caucuses. trump took second in iowa monday night after placink first in multiple polls.
battle with fox news. despite what happened caucus night, he doesn't regret the choice if i had to do it again i would the exact sa thing and yo know why? because i raised $6 million for the vets do that allllday long. trump held a fundraiser for veterans during the debate, at a venue just few miles away. doctor ben carson accepting an apology fororo called dirtt tricks on caucus night. congressman steve king sent out this tweet... "carson looks like he is out. iowans need to know before they vote. most will go to cruz, i hope." king says the tweet was n reference tta c-n-n report saying carson would take a break was dropping out. it caused confusion at some caucus locations... i made the case for ben
carson and then i sat down and of the race and hat they ouldnt waste their vote on him, they should vote for cruz instead.' cruz released a statement yesterday, apologizing to carson. having a-e-d's on hand can pave lives, especially in ssools. the video you are e bout to see is jarring, but doctors say it's important to watch children's healthcare of atlanta releading this video showingnga teenager collapsing during a highschool volleyball game. the school used an a-e-d revive her. doctor's believe the use of the aed saved the girrs life. she'' currennly doing well. boy scouts jump into action following a boating accident. a boy and his father hit something in the water and both ended up in the water. the scouts heard screaming,
came in handy at that time??" oh yes it did, very handy because otherwise i wouldn't have known what to do." the seven year old boy and his father were taken to the hospital.... the child is still there in the i-c-u. a teenager is a big fan of the post office. as andrew donovan shows us, they found a way to pull off a matthew watkins waits for the mail to come every single day. "he always can hear it, if he when he looked today -- the entire bayberry bunch. a full fleet -- and matthew is their first- class fan. "we would gootake pictures at the post office. count all the mail trucks to make sure they
"we just park next to the gate, then -- she didn't see his mail shirts, his mail hats." after spending most of last year in a rochester hospital, he's home -- for hisispostal parade. "usually we're worried about getting him in and out of the bed, getting him to do his exercise or take his medicine, we got all that done first and then we got him to be happy for a while." what would mail trucks be without packages? name on it. matt theemailman." "i'm youu mail lady colleen, and you told me you're the mail man, remember? do you want to open it?" this second shirt a perfect fit -- matt wants the post office to be his
"he's not defined by his disease, he wasn't always like stronger every day." neither snow, nor rain, nor heat stops the post office. neither leukemia will stop matthew. its c cming up on today in iowa... a zoo welcomes a baby giraffe! plus...learn who these goats a2e rooting foron sunday for the "you're watching kwwl, we've gogo you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan.
weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: it was a beautiful snow that fell yesterday... here are a couple of photos that were sent in to us... most of us got 1 to 5" of snow or anninch so of sleet (in the southern counties). here are some other snow reports that came in so far mostly from yesterday... not including the latest numbers...we will see a few more snow showers today after this last round tracks through and the winds wilil stay strong ringing falllng temperatures. this relatively narrow band of snow on the radar is a very sticky, slushy snow that will cause travel and walking problems for a f hours as it tracks through. we will end up with another inch or so of snow... lighter to the south as more rain mixes in. but is is coating the roads, so roads will be an issue for the first part of the day. out there this morning. and stormtrack7 live weather networor cameras will show snow this morning and may keep a few snowflakes around today. right now, visibilities are down and will improve as the line of snow tracks away from us later this rning. current temps are the warmest they will be the rest offthe day as coldd air will track into the state.
out west and gusting higher.. they will stay strong today and die down through the evening. this storm systete will track awwy and we will have a weak system track to our north tomorrow that may squeeze out a few flurries, but we shouldn't see much more accumulation after this latest bad tracks through. winds will stay strong today and temperatures ll continue to fall with a fee snow showers off and on. cold tonight with the gusty winds dying down late... and a few flurries tomorr with highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. we will keep a night through mononay. an updatw now on some power outages in waterloo -- midamerican energy says snow, ice and wind are causing problems with several power lines. crews are working to restore power as quickly as possible...but they didn't give us an estimated timeme coming up...a football fan is in the process of making 150
system track to our north tomorrow that may squeezeout a few flurrie, but we shouldn't see much more accumulation after this latest bad traccs rough. winds will stay strong today and and on. cold tonight with the gusty winds dying down late... and a few flurries tomorrow with highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. we wil keep a few flurries in the area through monday. more accumulation after this latestbad tracks through. winds will stay strong today and temperatures will continue to fall with a few snow showers off and on. cold tonight with the gusty winds dying down late... and a few flurries tomorrow with highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. we with another round of snow possible sunday night through monday. an updatw now on some power
conditions are not great this morning a zoo has a new baby giraffe. the new baby was born in greenville, south carolina yesterday, zookeepers say the mother, autumn, gave birth tuesday morning without any complications. the new babbwill have a physical l xam to determine sex, height and weight. nowlet's take a live look at the zoo's giraffe cam. the zoo is offering a chance to name the new baby for those who want to contribute a donation..
unique ways of showing support for their teams. in honor of football's biggest weekend, amie leary stops shows us the football spirit at a farm rebecca herberg is having kids this spring... 150 of them. goats of course. the typically weigh 8 or 9 pounds and they're cold - you know it's april." with 14... and what jim calls a half dog... her broncos "first go round uses them for a couple of weeks then we wash the girls get orange and the boys of course get blue... "it looks like a bunch of broncos fans running around there." and while rebecca wasn't always a football fan, the broncos well... have won her over. "they're really a team you can be proud of and i love them. it's not so much that i'm a football fan as that i am a broncos fan and how could you
back with another check of your storm track seven forecast. snow showers most of the day along with windy conditions and falling temperatures. flurries tomorrow and friday with mainly through monday. "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered. this is today in iowa." your dreams evolve, and with committed support, they thrive. american family insurance. so, let me get this straight -- u.s. cellular has the phone you'rereooking for, a network that's built to give you coverage
celebrating this morning and others are heading back to the drawing board. school election results from across eastern iowa plus...women registering for the and...we're keeping an eye on the weather conditions this morning after snow began falling again overnight. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and
storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. a slushy snowfall continues to rotate through the area this morning coating area roads with a sticky, slushy snow... many of the area dot cameras are showing viewingarea, but will improve in a few hours as theenow tracks away from us. this graphic shows the warmest temps you will see the rest of the day.. the winds are turning already. they will stay stron' today with falling temperatures and we may see a few more snow showers, but they will not will have a few flurries in the forecast... i'll have that coming up in a few minutes. graphic shows the warmest temps you will see the rest of the day.. the winds are turning to the northwest and havpicked up already. they will stay strong today with falling temperatures and we may see a few more snow showers, but they will not
be as problematic as yesterday or early this morning's snows. we willhhave a few flurries in the forecast... i'll have that coming up in a few inutes. picking up our team seven coverage...storm track seven's amanda gilberrjoins us live i want to talk about the roads this morning... that's the major thing i've noticed... i'm going to step out of the way... this is denver street in waterloo... it's still covered in ow... like a lot of roads this morning..... especially those side or neighborhood roads like denver here.... here's a look at downtown waterloo earlier this morninig.... as you can see low to the ground very easily...making driving very hard i feel like every time i walk
storm... right now snow is falling very light... but it was a lot heavier earlier this morning... we've got you covered... live in the weather also causing some power outages in eastern iowa. we've spoken with midamerican energy -- and we know crews are working to fix the problems but we don't know when they'll be done, let's check out some of the busier roadways -- this is live look at u-s 20 in blackhawk county. yesterday's snow led to a number of crashes in the dubuque area. one crash happened on southern avenue and south grandview. a car hit a pole, knocking down power lines.
-- a tornado touching down last night about t 5-miles west oo tuscaloosa. the tornado left a path of damage, taking out several trees and power lines. here's a look at some of that damage. some houses in the path of the tornado were hit also, so far, only minor injuries have been reported. plans for a new career and technical center will have to go on the shelf for now. waterloo voters reject a school bond votete abobot 56-percent of the voters said no. 44-percent were behind it -- so it fell far short of the 60-percent super marity needed to pass. the goal of the 35-million dollar career center was to give students more specialized training in a specific field. the hope was -- that would help improve the district's graduation rate -- which is about 74- percent... "we will alwwys do what is right wawato do what was right for move forward and we will do everything we can to help the kids of waterloo." the 47-million dollaa plan also
and west high schools. in other school votes: denver voters approved more than seven-million dollars for new athletic facilties. about 65-percent of the voters saii yes. they had saiddo to the same projecec last june. in the college community district, voters approve a bond to pay for extra classroom space and security. a similar referendum failed last year by just 58 votes. and in springville...voters say yes to an elementary school addition. the bond will pay for nine new clasrroms a a multi-purpose room. ntinuing coverage... this morninin we're hearing from the mother of a 13- year-old...found dead over the weekend. police charged two virginia tech students in connection with the teen's death one, accused of kidnapping her and murdering her whhn she crawled out of her bedroom window. the other is charged with disposing the body. pandas, music, dancing... dreamed of being on american
throughout her short life." lice say they a ae dedicated to making sure justice is served. bill cosby as asking a judge to dismiss a sexual assault case against him. yesterday's hearing was the first to determine if the criminal sexual-assault charges against cosby will ever go to trial. cosby is been charged with three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his pennsylvavaia hhme in 2004. the hearing will continue today... and the judge is expected to rule on whether to throw out the case. also happening today -- a federal hearing on the safe drinking water act in flint, michigan flint's tap water was contaminated with lead after the source switched from detroit to the flint river in 2014...
a cost-cutting move made while the city was under state financial management. people complained shortly after the switch, but say no one in state government would listen to them. republicans fall short of the needed votes to override a veto by president obba. thisisall centers arrund key parts of obamacare. republicans continue to push to repeal them. the vote fell short of the two- thirds needed to override the president's veto. the bill also would have stripped ederal moneyyfrom planned parenthood. gop house leaders knew they would lose this round -- but they're hoping to use the issue to convince voters to elect a republican president. new railroad safety teccology is supposed tooe in place by 2018...but three of the biggest freight railroads already say they won't meet it. the technology, called positive train control, can automatically slow or stop trains to avoid craahes and derailments due to high speed. it could have prevented this deadly derailment in philadelphia last year. multple raillcompanies say y hey
a new report released today finds 149 people falsely convicted of crimes were exonerated last year. that''the highest number since the national registry of exonerations began keeping records in 1989 texas had the most exonerations -- 54 new york was second, 17 iowa had zero. the report also found 58 of these people had been convicted of homicide. two senior military leaders say women should be required to register for the draft. restrictions that barred women from combat jobs in the u-s wewee lifted by the defense department last year. the current system requires men between 18 and 26 living in the u-s to register. they could be called into serviccin the event a draft is re-established. the last time a draft was used was during the vietnam war. decision 2016...this morning, we're learning more about how many iowans participated in this week's caucuses. a record number of g-o-p voters caucused monday night. the democrats also turned out in big numbers. more than 180- thousand republicans showed up --
shattering the old record. the democratatfell shorttf the record 240- thousand in 2008 -- but still -- an impressive turnout. both sides had many first time caucus-goers... "i think it's incredible. i thattwe have our yyung people whatever happens at the voting booth now is going to have a big impat on them for theherest of their lives." dubuque county republicans say they were very surprised with the turnout. they expected about two thousand republicans -- and went way overerthat. four years after the iowa republican party was criticized for mishandling an extremely close caucus, democratic party leaders are facing scrutiny over how they ran the state's signature event. thth tight contest between hillary clinton and bernie sanders on monday highlighting the complicated process democrats use to determine the winner organizers reported overcrowded meeting rooms and delays caused by long lines of people registering to vote.
candidates are focusing on new hampshire. hillary clinton oping to keep her lead, donald trump hoping to win his s ck. edward lawrence has the latest on the campaign trail. nation.. this week it's the center of national politics. going to make the right decision." republicans see a crack in donald trump's armor. he finishededsecond in iiwa to senator ted cruz. senator marco rubio surprised everyone almost beating trump finishing a close third. "we got the biggest vote ever in the history of a primary in iowa by like 60,000 people came out extra. i'm not going to say that was me, but believe me it was me." trump says he'll win new hampshire political experts credit cruz's incredible ground game for the win in iowa "we're going to continue doing what we did in iowa here on the
ground in new hampshire and south carolina. we are going to build the grass roots army." meanwhile senator bernie sanders says he raised $3 please come out and support me next tuesday." "this is the first in the nation primary, nobody takes that responsibility more seriously than granite staters" clinton trails sanders in recent new hampshire polls by double digits but she hopes to turn that around. hillary clinton considered focusing on the races after new hampshire because of edward lawrence nbc news washington. barack obama is about to make his first presidential visit to an american mosque. he's scheduled to visit the islamic society of baltimore today. a senior administration official said the president will celebrate muslim- americans' contributions to the nation. he
new this morning... an iowa man is sharing his incredible story of survival after treading extremely cold water. it happened over the weekend in bettendorf. the owner let his dog off her leash, when found her in a neighbor's pond. he tried grabbed a ladder to reach his dog... but it tipped over and sunk, leaving both stuck in the "once i saw a humaa being, i minutes." "i did what a lot of people or paramedics, a lot of our veterans would do today. every one of them would do the same thing." police say the lesson to take away from his story is to be a small plane ends up in water. . two people were insdie at the time but were not hurt. a witness says they saw the passengers swim to shore as the plane took about two minutes to sink a small plane makes a dramatic
landing in hawaii. you can see the plane's front propellers have stopped moving because it was experiencing technical problems with its landing gear. the pilot was the only person on board and fortunately, he was "it seemed like he was on the couldn't have done it better myself." the pilot is a 68- year-old visitor from australia, with 40 years of flying experience. today is the 57th anniversary of "the day the music died." on this day in 19- 59, rock and roll legend buddy holly was killed when his plane slammed into an iowa cornfield in a snow storm. teen idol ritchie valens and dj "the big bopper" died with him. the plane crashed just minutes after taking off. its still to come... did winter weather across the u-s affect january car sales -- we're looking at the numbers this morning.
seven meteorologist eileen loan is up "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: it was a beautiful snow that fell yesterday... here are a in to us... most of us got 1 to 5" counties). here are some other
snow reports that came in so far mostly from yesterday... not including the latest numbers...we will see a few more snow showers today after this last round tracks through and the winds will stay strong bringing falling temperatures. this relatively narrow band of snow on the radar is a very sticky, slushy snow that will cause travel and walking with another inch or so of snow... lighter to the south as for the first part of the day. snowplow cams show some of the weather network cameras will show snow this morning and may keep a few snowflakes around later this morning. current temps are the warmest they will winds are already up to 30 mph out west and gusting higher.. this storm system will track away and we will have a weak shouldn't see much more accumulation after this latest bad tracks through. winds will stay strong today and and on. cold tonight with the gusty winds dying down late... few flurries in the area through night through monday. the state. winds are already up to 30 mph out west and gusting higher.. they will stay strong today and die down through the evening. this storm system will track away and we will have a
north tomorrow that may squeeze out a few flurries, but we shouldn't see much more accumulation after this latest bad tracks through. winds will stay strong today and temperatures will continue to fall with a few snow showers off and on. cold tonight with the gusty winds dying down late... and a few flurries tomorrow with highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. we will keep a few flurries in the area through at least friday with another round of snow possible sunday night through monday. the state. winds are already up to 30 mph out west and gusting higher.. they will stay strong today and die down will have a weak system track to our north tomorrow that may squeeze out a few flurries, but we shouldn't see much more accumulation after this latest bad
tracks through. winds will stay strong today and temperatures will continue to fall with a few snow showers off and on. cold tonight with the gusty winds dying down late... and a few flurries tomorrow with highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. we will keep a few flurries in the area through at least friday with another round of snow possible sunday night through monday. its still to come...
with a nearly 7- percent increase. general motors was up slightly... ford down a little bit. and big drops for volkswagen in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal. a messaging service called "whats app" just reached one-billion active users, making it the most used in the world. but it's very possible you've never heard of it -- most users aren't in the u-s. the app can make phone calls, send text messages, images, video and other data across any smartphone platform. "sesame street", america's iconic children's show, is expanding to silicon valley. the nonprofit creators of the show want to invest in tech startups that share their mission...improving childhood development. a snow storm this morning making driving conditions dangerous this morning storm track sevens and a gilbert jobs is life in waterloo with a look at conditions right now very lightly and there's not a lot of wind...: but this morning it was falling much heavier... concern this morning.... take a look at denver street.... a lot of roads looks like this... stil covered in snow... i've been out here for
about 2 hours... and i haven't seen a plow out here yet. heres a look at downtown waterloo... this is what it was like driving to work this morning... very different from right now... as you can see it's a very thick snow sticking to the ground easily and making driving hard. the heavy snow... wind... and ice are also causing some power outages... according to mid america energy and alliant energy... there's are people without power in benton and amanda showing us what streets look like in your neighborhoods -- here's a look at interstate conditions, i-380 in black hawk county its we're wrapping up today in iowa with the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist eileen
. good morning. double trouble. >> go, go, go, go, go! >> tornadoes tear across the south, destroying homes and damaging schools. while in the midwest, a massive blizzard creates whiteout conditions and shuts down major highways. and al says the system behind it l is moving east today. second thoughts? donald trump speaks out on why he may have lost the race in iowa. >> i think it could have been