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in fact and the cape will be getting less. >> kim: this is going to be a heavy wet snow. the storm will hit at the height of the commute. our weather team is staying on top of it and let's get started with jeremy reiner. >> reporter: it is a problem for the commute. this is where we have the winter storm warning in effect. again if this is your first newscast of the day that is a shift from yesterday. does include the city of boston swells worcester and fitchburg and beverly as well as down the south shore. does not include plymouth or new bedford because we think it's going to be warmer air holding on longer, hyannis and plymouth and new bedford but a shovellable and plowable snow on the way as we work to tomorrow afternoon. hard to believe right now that we're advertising winter storm warning with temperatures at this time running in the 50s, the city at 53. plymouth 52. cool front came through here they were morning. the cold air is taking it time getting into new england. that is going to be the challenge for the storm system as it rides up along
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but i think the storm will be able to generate its own cold air as it's passing by so your timeline rain arrives around midnight. rain in boston, rain in plymouth. rain worcester and then between 2:00 and 4:00 am that is when it'll change over to snow. a heavy wet snow and the rain snow line on the city at this time. 7:00 tomorrow morning it's snowing in boston, providence as well as much of southeast mass. the snow line pinned down and it's going to fight the warm air. even down there the cold air does win out and for metro boston the snow temperatures then winds down. how much snow is on the way? that is a shift since yesterday, 5-7 in downtown boston. this will be a heavy wet snow. worsester hills much the same. north much town up to the mere knack valley, as well as route 2 corridor up to
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about 5-6 inches of snow. because of the warmer setup the westward track lighter amounts of snow but heavy snow. out on the cape and the islands, 1-2 inches of snow. by early tomorrow morning. >> reporter: state from spring back into winter, what does the ground how long know? we've seen snow but the timing has been better with snow arriving during the weekend. this one right during the friday morning commute. so a really slow go, very tough from 5:00 to about noon things get better in the afternoon but it's going to take sometime to melt off the heavy wet snow that we receive earlier in the day. now we did get a question on social media about the snow ratio. water to snow ratio here with an inch of water how much snow could you get out of this? we don't have the cold temperatures like last year so we're not handing out feet but inches rather of that wet heavy snow which
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slick than it would be if it was a cold dry snow. power outages are a possibly with this levy wet snow. -- heavy wet snow scattered inside of 495 near the canal as well. isolated possible power outtages as you get outside of 495 just due to the nature of the snow being so heavy and wet that it can weigh down the lines and also tree branches. continuing to track this. we'll be back in a few more minutes. >> kim: thank you. so the shift in the system means there is work to do before the snow false. brandon gunnoe is live in brockton with the preparations now under way. >> reporter: kim, take a look. salt pile is untouched but ton crew leaders are going to pretreat the roadways, transportation leaders when we're talking to them earlier they said compared to last year this is like a quiet day on the beach but say they're going to be ready. tomorrow during the morning commute we could see 1-2 inches of snow per hour, a big event from the evening commute a little more than 12 hours before.
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people to their points of destination in the morning, with that type of conditions, it can be problematic. so we're asking for people to use their head. leave plenty of time to get to where they need to be. >> reporter: transportation options say crews will come in overnight to pretreat roadways but if you can take the t. or the train. >> the a.m.commute is going to be problematic. >> reporter: some trains may run overnight without passengers to keep the tracks and switches from freezing up. the public works commissioner along with the mayor and school leaders in brockton are meeting to discuss the game plan. most of it comes down to hurry up and wait to see what the storm is going to do. >> there is a lot of planning and from is a lot of watching of the weather. what time is the rain going to change to snow? anywhere from 2:00 to 4:00 am. so we have to watch that. >> reporter: so it sounds klee she but publicworks and
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prepare for the worst. brandon gunnoe, 7 news. >> adam: we're getting an early start to cover every single angle of the storm. the 7 weather team will have the latest on the track and daniel will be keeping a close eye on the roads for you as you head out to work. >> i have an uphill climb that i'm going to climb as hard as i can. >> reporter: the democrats gearing up for a one on one as the ribban race gets tighter. -- republican race gets tighter. a lot on the line ahead of the new hampshire primary. >> kim: the outcome in new hampshire could be different than what we saw in iowa. things are changing but
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digits, marco rubio is giving ted cruz something to worry about. our reporters again have us covered. we're with you will ad major players and we begin with the rising republican, jennifer egan covering the rubio campaign. >> reporter: marco rubio is trying to meet as many people as he can. he has another event in salem in about an hour. he will talk to voters, something he has been doing all day. >> i'll give you a -- >> reporter: marco rubio taking questions from the crowd at an event in manchester. >> i got to the u.s. senate and it's not a place where a lot happens but i'm proud of what we've done. >> reporter: rubio is trying to emerge as the establishment answer to senator cruz and trump. rubio's campaign points to a long list of endorsements including from rick san tor yum who dropped out earlier this week but this morning on ms nbc santorum struggled to name an accomplishment -- >> can you number one thing that -- >> okay. >> one thing --
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have been in a majority for one year and one month of which he was running for president. >> rick spent the better part of the last year running for president. i couldn't expect him to be familiar with my -- >> reporter: he has been the target of attacks saying it's a sign he is surging. >> that is how i respond. when people are trying to have a tough time in the campaign especially near the in. >> reporter: rubio's pitch is similar at each event. that he is the candidate election. this is his 4th and final stop of the day today. live in salem, new news. >> adam: our 7 news/umass lowell tracking poll showing the movement for marco rubio and hillary clinton is going to be a battle for both but
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it's day to day up in new hampshire. here is andy live in man chester to break it down for us. >> reporter: adam, this is what campaigns are about. give and take. movement up and down and momentum. and we see all of them in our newest numbers from the exclusive poll. today's biggest winner marco rubio and hillary clinton. in the republican race trump trumps the field with 36%. down 2 overnight. marco rubio is second with 15%. a gain of 3 points overnight. ted cruz is 3 at 14%, jeb bush is 8 down 1 and john case ick is at 7%, also no change since yesterday. the rest of the republicans are barely hanging on. chris crity gets 5% down a point from yesterday. ben carson 4 up one, karly fiorina 3 and up decided 8% up 2. the tracking poll measures
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donald trump is where he has been, on top but for the first time he is dropped in our poll. marco rubio moves up into second place and ted cruz falls back into third place. in the democratic race, hillary clinton can start thinking that clintons and comebacks go together in new hampshire. bernie handers still has a significant lead over clinton, 58-36%, but he is down 3 from yesterday and she is up 4. so look at the direction of the track. there is still a lig gap but it's getting smaller. you see the trend and so do the candidates. they're good for clinton rubio and trump and not very good for anyone else, bernie sanders and trump may win their primaries but both are losing ground right now. lye in new hampshire i'm andy hiller, 7 news. >> adam: all right. the cruz campaign making self stops across new hampshire today. taking some swings at opponents.
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he is rattling the race and he is tell trump is nervous. jonathan hall live in weare, new hampshire, with more for us. >> reporter: hi, ted cruz began his day in portsmouth, new hampshire and just told the cruz cruising to victory bus in a sports bar in wear. a bit earlier we caught up with the senator and it was anything but a stump speech there. it was personal. >> she had a rage. she partied hard. >> reporter: speaking at a forum on addiction cruz shared the struggles of his older sister who died of an overdose. >> we got the call one day that miriam was gone. everyone of us who dealt with these demons, every one of us understands these are personal journeys. >> reporter: cruz said his dad cured alcoholism by finding decades ago and says
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to fix this crisis. the elephant in the room, cruz came out swinging yesterday. >> donald indults get manufacture and mo -- insults get manufacture and more hysterical when he loses, if he blames everybody else it's never donald's fault. >> reporter: cruz scenes trump charges and say rants from donald won't stop him. >> it's donald being donald. this is how he talks, that is how he makes deals. >> reporter: so what does cruz think of our tracking poll? showing rubio with the momentum? we'll find out coming up at 6:00. jonathan hall, 7 news. >> kim: right now to the trump campaign. the new hampshire front runner was focused more on campaigning, less on attacking, dan hausle is live in portsmouth. trump would love to keep the lead obviously. >> reporter: yes, he has a
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some b, some small. he was taking questions from the audience today. that produced a bit of fireworks at one point. no more complaints about exeter. how much he is counting often -- >> you are going to play such a big role. just a massive role when you think about it. on this area. >> reporter: no more talk of ted cruz either expect a joke about canadian anchor babies. >> i try having anannor baby in canada -- you try having -- well there is one anchor baby in canada. you try, no, no. >> reporter: dozens of students in the crowd, got a selfie with trump. >> when i found out he was coming i found out i want to hear this man for myself. >> reporter: he stopped by the manchester police department. >> you are not recognized properly. you will be recognized properly if i win.
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>> reporter: trump's first question was from a student who asked whether illegal immigrants were the backbone of the country and in her words. he asked if she was a bernie plant and then said, no it's the hard-working americans who are the back bone of this country. live in portsmouth, dan hausle, 7 news. >> adam: expect hillary clinton and bernie cent sanders to go into highly debatable topics tonight. it will be the final face-off for the two ahead of the next week primary. they're trying to push their progressive records. >> kim: bernie sanders has the advantage in new hampshire but clinton is gaining ground. give you live pictures from durham. this is the university of new hampshire. you can see they're prepping their observe cameras on the stage for the wig one on one. byron barnett is just outside. the debate a couple of hours away now. >> reporter: that's right. the stage is set here for a democratic showdown at the university of new hampshire
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the two candidates battling over who is the most progressive. when the two remaining democratic candidates meet on the university of new hampshire campus tonight, they'll be battling for the hearts and minds of the parties' most liberal voters. a possible preview of what is to come in a town hall forum last night. >> i do not know any progressive who has a superpac and takes $15 million from wall street. i said you can't say you are a moderate on one day and be a progressive on the other day. >> i was amused ma sanders set himself up to are the progressive. to get things down. >> reporter: tonight the candidates will be differences. clinton says the difference healthcare. >> this campaign is about is not just electing a president.
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not yet be over with the iowa caucuses which hillary clinton won by less than 1 percent point. the sander campaign says it is double and the tripping checking the caucus results in every iowa presinct. i'm byron barnett, 7 news. >> kim: we have a lot of coverage of the primary also on whdh.com. you can log on there and our 7 news mobile app to see the latest report. the polling numbers and streaming coverage of the candidates. average here on tv we'll have a more primary coverage but we are following some other news, when we come back, what the worcester district attorney is now revealing about the fitchburg boy whose death lead to a major shakeup on bacon hill. >> kim: incident at an article toll -- arlington high school prompting the
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>> kim: the death of a child from fitchburg is a homicide investigation. >> adam: the case sparked an investigation of the massachusetts department of children and families. so let's get over to ryan schulteis with more details. >> reporter: the medical
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of jeremiah oliver a homicide. he disappeared in 2013. his body was found eight months later in a suit kayce off the side of a highway in april of 2014679 the boy's mother is already in custody facing charges including kidnapping and assault of a child. her boyfriend is facing 13 charges in connection with the base. boat are due back in court later this month. the investigation in -- of the case will continue. >> kim: the principal of arlington catholic high school is on administrative leave. the school is investigating a complaint about something that may have happened during a recent saturday detention in arlington catholic. they're not saying anything specific about the allegations but the principal will be on leave pending the outcome of the investigation. >> adam: a brockton high school student crossing in danger. a student was hit by a truck walking to school this morning. you can see the damage to the front of the chevy pickup truck.
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and it's still unclear whether the driver there will be charged. >> reporter:50s this afternoon. show on the way tomorrow.
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>> reporter: more like march, 50s one day and snowing the next.
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jaffrey and orange lower 40s that is the leading edge of slightly cooler air that is working into southern new england. here is the beginning of the storm if you will. rain down through the island, this ebbs extend down the eastern seaboard, this is the weather system that moves up to southern new england then through the day tomorrow. changes over to snow. changes over to snow before sun rice tomorrow morning, from this storm system here it was able to latch on to this front and not allow it to move away from new england. so it's like the low is playing catchup if you will or tug of war. it's going to catch up with another storm system up in canada. and in doing so, fouls up our friday. rainy just after midnight then we do see the rain change over to snow between 2:00 and 4:00. first north and west of boston then into the city of boston probably around 5:00, 6:00 am. then that the rain snow line works down the south shore. plymouth carver, middleboro,
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this is a challenging portion of the forecast because the rain wants to hold on. but the models are saying it's going to flip over to snow easy. but that michelle obama something that never materializes then the cole air does win out on the cape and the islands. metro boston snowing steadily all morning, poor travel conditions tomorrow morning, it has been a while since we had a week day commute with this headache shaping up because we've had a couple of storms thus far but one was on a saturday night. most recent but everyone is working and going to school tomorrow. this is the amount of snow on the way. 5-7 inches of snow around the metro and south of together down to the south coast 2-5 inches of snow. on the cape a couple of inches of slushy wet snow then as you come back off the cape then work up through south shore pembroke to plymouth about 4, 5, 6 inches of snow. poor travel especially from
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it does improve into the afternoon hours. the other concern with the snow is that it's not a light and fluffy snow. it's relatively mild snow. so that could lead to scattered power outages. could so it may not be a bad idea to keep the mobile devises plugged in. we met the snow on saturday but there will be plenty to keep the kids sledding and skiing. watching the threat of perhaps more snow next monday night and tuesday. see you at 5:30. >> kim: ahead on 7 she raced her way through seven continents and today she received a warm welcome
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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>> adam: as always we're so glad you are with, another hour of 7 news is ahead. i'm adam williams i. i'm kim khazei, 7 news at 5:30 starts right now. >> jadiann: winter storms heading our way. warnings in effect for parts of the bay state. what you need to know about the system moving in. >> ryan: picking up sustain in new hampshire. who is ahead in the polls and what it means? >> jadiann: autopsy report is in for a 2-year-old found dead in an auburn home. what investigators are saying requirements the runner who trekked across the globe honored for an amazing fete. tracking a storm heading our way. much of the area under a winter storm watch as we brace for a potential winter whiteout. heavy snowfall is expected to start overnight then fall into tomorrow morning. >> jadiann: keeping a close eye on the forecast
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