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through sexual relations. plus, sports caster erin andrews prepares to take the stand in her civil suit over secretly recorded naked video that's been viewed over 300 million times. it's wednesday, february 24th, early "today" starts right now. good to be you with i'm frances rivera. the results are in from last night's nevada caucus. donald trump took the silver state by a land slide winning every major voting bloc.
tornadoes touched down over a lake causing huge water spouts. elsewhere the state debris from homes scattered in streets and the louisiana state police posted these photos of one area looking more like a demolition site than a neighborhood. and over in pensacola, florida, a cacophony of lightning brought video. severe. this home, completely destroyed. the only thing left water shooting up marking the spot where the house used to stand.
assessment of because it's been dark are the tornadoes that have been recently formed in areas near dothan and north of apalachicola and another one between mobile and right near the pennsylvania klee area. we just showed you the picture of the one home there. these red clockses are our tornado watches. we still have a couple of them and a new one that has just been issued for a good portion of northern portions of florida. and so this will continue for the next couple hours as this line of storms marches towards the east here. the strongest of the storms right now are in areas of southern georgia. looks like in augusta just some heavy rain from you. we'll watch these storms as they approach i-95. we're at the peak of rush hour this morning from charleston to savannah to jacksonville and frances, later today, we'll continue this threat up into the mid-atlantic region with more tornadoes. i'll pinpoint who is at risk. >> a whole lot to watch. bill, thank you very much. back now to nevada, and donald trump's commanding win of the nevada caucus picking up 12 more delegates.
far ahead of ted cruz and marco rubio with 17 and 16 respectively. trump spoke with enthusiastic supporters. >> trump, trump, trump! >> now we're winning, winning, winning! and soon the country is going to start winning, winning, winning! >> he highlighted the across-the-board demographics of the voters. >> we won the evangelicals. we won with young. we won with old. we won with highly educated. we won with poorly educated. i love the poorly educated. we're the smartest people with the most loyal people. 46% with the hispanics. 46%. number one with hispanics. >> and he breaks down how the next few weeks may play out. >> if donald trump wants to end this quickly obviously the easiest thing to do is keep winning. but there are three really
next two weeks right now to sort of force the issue with his three remaining opponents and that is win in their home states. look at this. this is a poll that's just out in the last day, ted cruz ahead by only eight points in his home state over donald trump. it was not long ago that the ted cruz campaign was looking at texas, and they were looking at the magic number of 50% there, because if you can win more than 50% in texas, you win every single one of the statewide delegates in that state. this is a winner take all primary in ohio. the buckeye state, john kasich's state, two-term governor, re-elected overwhelmingly in 2014, look at this brand-new poll out there, donald trump leading john kasich in his home state of ohio by five points. in florida, 99 delegates. marco rubio the home state candidate, not only in the latest poll, this is a few weeks ago, not only is marco rubio losing to donald trump, a few weeks ago when this poll was taken, he was running third in his home state, behind even ted cruz. now, rubio got a decent performance in a couple of
carolina since then, maybe that bumps him up. but again, donald trump has done nothing but win since this poll was conducted. and so from that standpoint, maybe donald trump is moving up, as well. >> meanwhile the democrats held a town hall in south carolina. hillary clinton took questions on foreign policy, and women's issues. while bernie sanders touched on the hot button topic of the transcript from secretary speeches. >> secretary clinton said i will do it if other people do it. well i am very happy to release all of my paid speeches to wall street. here it is, chris. there ain't none. >> sure, if everybody does it, and that includes the republicans, because we know they have made a lot of speeches, but look what is this about? this is about whether i have the best plan to go after wall street. >> you know everybody's not going to bring up their transcripts. there -- >> why is there one standard for me and not for everybody else, chris? i mean -- everybody should be on
happy if that were the case. >> the candidates also tackled issues of race and gun violence. both are hoping for a boost in saturday's south carolina primary where clinton is favored before the whirlwind super tuesday when nearly more than 1,000 delegates are up for grabs. and that massive number of delegates up for grabs brings us tracie potts with a look at those 11 states that could all but lock up for the race for the number two front-runners. >> it's going to be very interesting to see what happens after super tuesday. because this could be a key month for democrats and republicans in this race. take a look at that map of the states that are going to be voting. it's the largest contest that we've seen so far. it's the first time we'll see people in the midwest voting. the largest state so far, texas, we'll have those delegates up for grabs, and donald trump is hoping to clinch it on super tuesday. more than half the delegates needed for the nomination. he goes in to this with three of
his belt. ted cruz is also hoping that super tuesday could be a huge win for him. his home state of texas is voting. they've got 155 delegates up for grabs. marco rubio, who left nevada and went to the midwest, is also hoping to solidify things on super tuesday. now taking a look at the democrats for clinton and for bernie sanders, this could also be key. in fact, sanders' home state of vermont is voting on super tuesday.
under current law, to transfer foreign terrorists at guantanamo into the united states. >> not only are we not going to close guantanamo, when i'm president if we capture a terrorist alive, they're not getting a court hearing in manhattan, they're not going to be sent to nevada, they're going to guantanamo and we're going to find out everything they know. >> donald trump also addressed the president's decision in his victory speech late last night. >> we're going to keep, as you know, gitmo, we're keeping that
florida, today. so there's a large coverage on the east coast. and it's worse late this afternoon near the raleigh area, south of richmond. that's where we have a moderate risk of severe storms. eastern north carolina and southeastern virginia. and here's the timing on this. at noon, storms are exiting the charlotte area, exiting columbia. they'll probably peak in intensity near raleigh right around 4:00 p.m. and richmond will be looking at the strongest of storms right around 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. that's going to be the danger time when we have the chance of any strong tornadoes. when we get back a little later i'll break down the snow forecast for the storm, too. some areas are looking at a snow day tomorrow.
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director ava dubernay has been tapped to conduct "a wrinkle in time." the script is written by the director of frozen. in lieu of attending the oscars sunday night several actors will be attending a fund-raiser for flint michigan. director ryan googler is among those scheduled to attend. and hillary clinton took a detour on the campaign trail yesterday to visit with kerry washington and the cast of scandal.
trump's remaining confident how is which why the hill had this head line trump might not even need two months to lock up the nominations, at least that's what the candidate is saying after his victory on tuesday night. trump thanked his supporters and assured them that they'll be celebrating for a long time after this win. which leads to this, out of the huffington post, ted cruz faces a tough road ahead after a third consecutive trump victory. the texas senator initially edged ahead of donald trump with his win in the iowa caucus and he had hoped to eke out a win in nevada after a strong ground game. his loss, however, sets up an interesting battle ahead of the crucial super tuesday states next week. want to get another check of that massive storm system from nbc meteorologist bill karins, and the threat of even tornadoes in some areas. >> tornadoes in eastern north carolina, and then there's the winds aside, and also the snow side of this storm. we just had a blizzard warning that has been issued for areas right along the illinois/indiana border just south of lake michigan, not including chicago or indianapolis. but that drive in between those
winter weather advisories for much of northern new england with a lot of freezing rain out there. also some areas of snows in the higher elevations. and even st. louis has some areas of snow this morning. here's the snowfall amount, the heaviest snows will be found in areas of michigan, northern indiana. this pinkish color here, that's close to up to a foot of snow possible. so this could be a significant snow event here for areas of michigan and during the day today, and also into tonight. so there could be a lot of snow days for areas in the kids there in illinois, indiana, michigan, maybe even northern ohio tomorrow, frances. >> all right, bill, thank you very much. now for a look ahead, space-x is expected to launch its rocket from cape canaveral this evening carrying a european communications satellite into orbit. spacex will try to land the first stage booster on an ocean platform about 400 miles offshore. the company says a successful landing is not expected. and happy birthday to retired boxing champ floyd mayweather who turns 39 years old. sex and the city star kristen