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. now at 4:00, we are on a winter weather alert. rain in boston, but an icy mix inland. i am breaking down the icy part to keep to keep safe on the roads and how long that will last. on the race for president, donald trump adds mow men toum his campaign with a third victory in nevada. >> we weren't expected to win too much and now we are winning too much and now we are winning, win areing winning the country. >> daniel: plus issues behind the scenes. a high voter turnout caused major problems at the polls. developing this morning, the search is on for a missing mom who never picked up her son from day care. where police found her phone that has her family confused. this is a fox25 stormtracker weather alert.
wednesday, february 24. i am julie grauert. >> daniel: good >> daniel: good morning, i am daniel miller. freezing rain will make for a slick morning commute. right no meteorologist shiri spear in the stormtracker weather center and shiri, you are watching the temperatures very closely. >> shiri: really closely. spots in massachusetts, southern new hampshire, icy spots. because temperatures are at or below freezing, the threat will last us until noontime in the worcester area. only until 7 a.m. in the nashua area, but back into keene, that could last us almost all day long. worcester at 33. i have 31 in leominster and into hollis new hampshire at 31 into hollis new hampshire at 31. we still have snowflakes and sleet mixing in create sleet mixing in creating that icy mix on the roads. worcester, it is primary worcester, it is primarily freezing rain right now. temperatures are warming significantly to marlborough at 34 degrees. lexington, 34. boston, 39. reading, 37. 39 in brockton. all those spots above freezing. it is just plain rain there.
as we travel throughout morning hours, we will see those showers really tend to lighten up 6 7:00 turning to drizzle and freezing drizzle. and slippery though epicentral mass, southern new hampshire straight through noontime today straight through noontime today. noontime, you can see it is still fairly light, fairly scattered. during the afternoon, we do get some bursts of steadier rain redeveloping. 40 to 50 degrees today. we have slippery conditions to start off your wednesday. temperature-wise today, i know you are seeing 50s on the map afternoon. when to plan around highs today and a wet, windy and warm thursday on the way and i will break that down for you coming up. julie grauert is up with live drive-time traffic. julie yes, things are white because it is so early but slippery conditions on the road slippery conditions on the pike wide open and you can see how wet it is out there.
morning because there may be some challenges on the road. 25 minutes on the pike eastbound from 495 to mass avenue. 9 minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the pike. 20 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. download the fox25 weather app to stay up to date on the latest forecasts and timelines throughout the day. shiri will be tracking the rain and snow. and she will be back with the latest forecast and i will have your drive times all morning long. 4:03. this morning, billionaire donald trump is celebrate donald trump is celebrating a new victory on the campaign trail, but the votes in nevada are still being counted a this hour. trump was the clear winner in the republican caucuses and claimed 45% of the vote. senators marco rubio and ted cruz neck and neck for second and third place. right now, the results, too close to call. ben carson and governor john kasich will finish way behind the leaders. after being declared the winner nevada.
republican nominee. >> we weren't expected to win too much and now we are winning too much and now we are winning, winning, winning the country. the country is going to start winning, winning, winning. >> daniel: according to a survey taken at caucus sites, 70% of nevadas made up their mind more than a week ago picked trump. 40% of people who made their choice in the last week voted for marco rubio. also this morning a republican party official in nevada said chaos at several caucus sites. the number of voters who showed up overwhelmed organizers at some site. in other locations volunteers were wearing trump campaign shirts and hats. the twitter feed said they have not received any official reports of voting irregularity irregularities. right now the democrats are focusing on south carolina. hillary clinton has a double-digit lead this morning. at a town hall last night, bernie sanders tried to put a
for the white house is starting to trend against him. mary maloney has more. >> we have been dealing in the last seven years with an unprecedented level of obstructionism against president obama. >> reporter: bernie sanders accused donald trump and others to try to delegitamize the presidency. >> my dad is from poland. nobody asked for my birth certificate. maybe the color of my skin. >> reporter: before south carolina's primary that can tilt the race toward clinton. >> we have serious challenges, and i think it is important for people to be aware of that. >> reporter: sanders take >> reporter: sanders taking a tough line against clinton reiterating clinton to release transplants of paid speeches to wall street banks.
all of my paid speeches to wall street. here it is, there ain't none. >> republicans have made a lot of speeches. >> reporter: voters struggle with clinton's trustworthiness. she faced scrutiny over her handling of the bengazi attack and her private e-mail server scandal. she say it is elected she will not lie. >> the facts are that every single time someone has hurled these charges against me, which they have done, it is proved to be nothing. >> reporter: i am mary maloney reporting julie the massachusetts primaries are right around the corner. march 1, we will have full coverage on air, on our app and online at myfoxboston.com. it is 4:6 right now we are following developing news in the south this morning. severe storms have killed at least three people. winds pummeled the area and spawned tornadoes across the gulf coast. strong rains and winds are still rage still raging this morning.
of the weather. one of the worst-hit areas was a mobile home park in louisiana where two people died and at least 30 people were injured. at least 15 tornadoes touched down and ripped apart homes, brought down power lines and sent cars flying. meteorologist have issued flashflood and tornado watches and expect more severe weather throughout the afternoon. rescues will get their first look at the damage when the sun comes up this morning. 4:08. police continue their accept for a local woman who never showed up to pick up her son from day care. this morning her husband just wants her found. >> we just want her home safely >> we just want her home safely. >> reporter: judith sales was last seen monday afternoon on her way to pick unher 10-year-old but never arrived. she called police who tracked her phone to connecticut. no idea why she or her phone would be there but hopes police will bring her back.
toyota camry. if you have seen her or know where she might be, call hol where she might be, call holbrook police. we will be updating the search for you all morning. in another missing persons case. police searched the charles river for the man that vanished in downtown boston. zachary marr was celebrating his birth at the bell in hand when he disappeared. new surveillance video that lead them to believe that marr fell into the water. a search of the water so far has not found anything. an alleged drunk driver, the person he hit, are both in the hospital this morning. weymouth police say thomas mohan of weymouth was drunk and on drugs when he slammed into another car and a man crossing the street. it happened yesterday afternoon on washington street in weymouth. mohan's mother is devastated that he is involved in something like this. >> i am in shock right now. i really feel dizzy. and he is going through a revery rough time, but that's
>> daniel: the victim is in the hospital with serious leg and face injuries. mohan was also taken to the hospital and will face a judge when he is released. new this morning, federal agents say an electronic ankle bracelet found in quincy belongs to the u.s. probation department. the bracelet is used to monitor criminals. fox25 investigates have been tracing the source of this bracelet since we first learned that police were circulatinging an e-mail trying to figure out where it came from. someone found it and turned it over to quincy police. the chief u.s. probation officer for massachusetts told thoughts bracelet belonged to that agency but was cut off by a person in july. that individual was taken into custody the same month and is off the streets this morning. we will be working today to find out why that person was ordered to wear the device. police discover more than they expected inside a new hampshire home which they thought was a meth lab. police in danville were called to a home in the cotton farm mobile home park.
believing that drugs were made inside. when they got inside they found dangerous explosive devices that they believe the man in the home had made. they are happy that they got there when we did. >> i do not like it in the neighborhood, but does happen. a lot worse things can happen. i was just happy no one got hurt. i thought there might i thought there might have been a murder or something. >> matthew starbill was arrested and he lived in the home with his mom and sister. a headmaster of a local school apologizing to students for failing to deal with faith-based slur. the headmaster of boston latin said she regrets not more urgency in a response. a black student was called a racial slur and threatened. six other racial slurs were reported. sick others were called for the headmaster to be removed. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. a look at some of your live drive times. 14 minutes on route 1 from 128
shiri? >> shiri: some of your local roadways, 95, 495 htsd primary roadways, 95, 495 htsd primarily showers that we have in place right now. travelers along route 2, epicentral massachusetts, we got some snow and freezing rain now. and along the mass pike, you really have to head into worcester to really get a taste of freezing rain. we will time out how long that icy threat continues next. this morning, there is new surveillance footage of the uber driver that went on a killing spree. coming up what the man was shopping for hours before he killed six innocent people. plus, the fight between apple and the fbi makes it to the streets of boston. coming up next, what protesters
why bill gates 4:14. meteorologist shiri spear. along the coastline, a steady rain that has formed and i want to take you now to the groton area up into, say, pepperell, town send, new hampshire where you see the snowflakes mixing in and all the pink is central massachusetts, those are icy conditions right now. despite widespread protest in boston and dozens of other cities. there is no movement in the battle between apple and the fbi. demonstrators rally outside of apple stores like this one on boylston street yesterday. they are supporting apple as it fights a court order to give the government access to an iphone used by one of the san bernandino terrorists, syed
local police say apple did cooperate with law enforcement in the past but suddenly stopped two years ago. >> it's become an issue for law enforcement all over the country, but it is become even now in high-profile cases. >> apple says cracking the encryption on one phone would give the government access to personal dayed on every iphone. this week is the deadline for appear toll comply with that quorder. bill alligators taking issue that he is side the fbi and not apple. the san bernandino case is a specific request not a general action by the government; however, he said the fbi should have to act within a set of safeguards. they believe apple will comply with the courtarder to give the fbi the data they want. this morning, consumer reports annual ranking of the top vehicles are in. see if your car took the top five.
lexus, porsche. buick is number 7. safety, reliability and driving quality. $5 million sounds like a lot for some dock space, but it is a reality on nantucket. according to the "globe" a 140 according to the "globe" a 140-foot boat slip in nantucket harbor sold for $4.75 million last month. the buyer is an executive at google's parent company. the slip has enough space for a 156-foot yacht and also comes with a parking spot. fox25 investigates gives you an inside look what is being done to protect our borders from terrorism. some called our northern board some called our northern boarder a weak link to the defense. u.s. senators met to discuss the possibility of terrorists crossing the boarder from canada and entering our country canada and entering our country. >> one thing it passed us. they have access to the whole u.s. we are the last line of defense. >> daniel: the terrain is rugged, remote and vast. some 600 miles just in maine. fox25's catherine parrotta
border protection and discovers what it has done in the air, on the ground and in the water to keep our country safe. tonight on station news at 10:00, see who they are stopping, why there is new concern and why agents are still watching areas that are not manned. it is 4:18. take taking a look at your roads. expect wet conditions out there as you head close near boston. right now volume is light and a speed limit ride on the expressway and 128. pike also looks good from framingham past 128 into the brighton area. here are those wet roads i was talking about. 12 minutes on 24 from 1 to 128. 21 minutes on 93 south from 495 to the leverett connector. nine minutes on the expressway from the braintree split to the exit to the pike. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now and freezing rain in the picture and that's if you head further west. >> shiri: you have to head
495 to encounter icy spots. check out the snow and a little bit of snow before the icing rolls in. framingham actually got an inch of snow. almost an inch in goshen and tracements in taunton and boston. boston seeing that plain ol' rain. acted you can see where we have that pink from worcester northward is where we have the ice icy conditions this morning. hour-by-hour forecast in boston doesn't have me too worried. temperatures that are close to 40 degrees here through much of the morning commute and you can see that we tap into those most of the day showers. we have temperatures that will be working our way through -- during university noon. high temperatures today are going to happen late in the day. so even though we are going to get into the 50s it is probably while you sleep tonight. worcester, 32 degrees at 6 a.m. it is going to be close to freezing. we will keep it by late morning we will keep it by late morning. going up to 36 degrees by 10 a.m. my concern is that it is going to be slower to warm up.
light icing out that way through the morning. thankfully the showers get a little bit lighter here. i am thinking that road crews will be able to get a handle on the icy roadways. here you can see temperatures have a tough time climbing through the 30s. you can see all-day 30s expected. if this warm-up stalls out at all, we end up with the potential of icy spots through most of the day. not a concern at in all plymouth. look how warm it is going to be look how warm it is going to be. 40s, lower 40s this morning. we have 50 degrees by noontime today. well into thes here in southeastern massachusetts. 7 a.m., snapshot, and showers have lightened up. central mass, southern new hampshire, drizzle. we get patchy lighter showers that continue on and off during the morning. noontime comes along and that warmer air going to be moving in. a few pockets of afternoon rain and the real heavy stuff will hold off until after dark. a surge of warm air which is
and temperatures stay incredibly mild overnight tonight and into tomorrow morning. just want to stop here at 2:00 overnight tonight because this is when temperatures run straight into the morning commute tomorrow. heavy rain ending likely between 7 and 8 a.m. we have strong gusts that occur with the morning showers, plus as we get into the afternoon, we are going to see winds come back into the picture and we could see gusts early in the day and late in the day around 60 miles per hour. that could end up doing wind damage on the book ends of the days. be careful on thursday. the clouds start to break apart. only a couple of flurries late in the day and talk quieter weather for the end of the week and the weekend. highs today in boston, 40. 43 in worcester. 57 in plymouth. just remember it happens late. tomorrow we have highs in the 50s again. the seven-day forecast with the weekend always in view. a little dose of reality hits with a high of 40 degrees. that is . that is completely normal this
a little bit breezy out there. a couple of early morning clouds and partly sunny skies this weekend. highs 38 degrees on friday. and 10 degrees warmer on sunday sunday. and then by monday, we are back into the 50s. we have late-day rain coming your way. back to you, guys. could be months before justice. coming up, why some senators won't even meet with the president to fill the newly opened and powerful seat. there is a new hoverboard horror story every week, and this one hits close to home. >> i jumped off really quick. >> julie: coming up next, the advice this janet? cough if you can hear me. don't even think about it. i took mucinex dm for my
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six people in kalamazoo, michigan. he spent his hours before the rampage in a gun shop. he open fired on innocent people in michigan. the surveillance image of him in the gun store. the owner who knew dalton he strolled around casually joking and laughing with the staff. he butte jacket with an inside pocket designed for a handgun. authorities believe a semiautomatic handgun was used but wasn't purchased that day. lawmakers in iowa have approved a measure to allow young children to use handguns. permits children of any age to use a handgun as long they are directly supervised by a parent or guardians or guardian. critics stay this is crazy. >> we do not need a militia of toddlers. we do not have handguns that i am aware of that fit the hands of a 1 or 2-year-old. >> daniel: the measure moves
where it is not expected to pass. president obama runs into more opposition as he lays out his plan to close the military prison at guantanamo bay. >> this is what i think of the president's plan to send terrorists to the united states terrorists to the united states. >> julie: is just one of many republicans that declare the president's plan dead on arrival. right now there are 91 right now there are 9 1 detrain right now there are 9 1 detrainys at gitmo. after obama's proposal 35 will be transferred home or to a remaining company. the remainder will be on n a u.s. facility that will house them on u.s. soil. more opposition for court. top senate republicans are refuse refusing to meet anyone the president nominates to fill antonin scalia's seat on the bench. scalia passed away earlier this month. democrats called the move to block a nomination sad that republicans have a right to vote no but should not choose not to give a nominee a fair
a 11-year-old said his hoverboard wasn't worth it and this morning, he is advising other families not to get one. his burst into flames while he was riding it at his house in chelmsford. we showed you the damage it caused yesterday morning. that boy hopped off just at time. >> yeah, i was just continue to like i usually do, and then when i -- it just started smoking. it is just like -- i don't know how this explain it. it started smoking to so i obviously obviously got off and couple of seconds later burst into flames seconds later burst into flames. >> they could see smoke pouring out the front door when they got to the house. testing inside the house revealed the living room was heated to 270 degrees. developing news this morning, donald trump wins the nevada caucuses but not without causing a stir first.
i could rise above now at 4:30. on a weather alert and breaking down the icy towns to keep you safe this morning and tracking how long the threat of icy conditions will last. developing right now. police are searching for a missing massachusetts mom. the important thing the mother never did that left her family really wrong. a gps bracelet to monitor city. the new information this morning about who it belonged to that is a relief when it comes to public safety. this is a fox25 storm this is a fox25 stormtracker weather alert. >> julie: good wednesday morning, everyone, 4:30 on february 24. i am julie grauert.