tv News 9 Daybreak ABC February 8, 2016 6:00am-7:00am EST
kevin: another winter storm making its way into the granite state. we will have the latest timeline and how much we can expect. sean: the clock is winding down for presidential campaigns in new hampshire. there are a lot of voters who say they have not made up their minds. erin: all of the candidates have busy schedules, trying to reach as many people as they can. announcer: no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak.
thank you for starting your day with us. sean: good morning. we are tracking more snow headed our way and you can see we have several school announcements scrolling at the bottom of your screen including schools that are closed and letting out early. kevin: three to five inches of snow across most of the state. a lot of that falling this afternoon and this evening before tapering off. it will be light and fluffy. there is a good breeze. it is going to blow around easily and reduce visibility later this afternoon into the evening. it will arrive in southern parts of the state either side of lunchtime. in the north country, upper teens to mid 20' s today. snowfall picking up later this afternoon. three to five inches of snow over six possibility for southeastern spots.
we are joined by deb davidson. deb: it does remain quiet on the major roads as you had to work this morning. we see minor delays on 93 north and south, right around hooksett at exit 10. use caution through that stretch. 293, some building volume. and minor cap of the brakes at the lane shift between exit five and the everett turnpike. no problems heading out to the seacoast from 101 to manchester, all the way to portsmouth. from the massachusetts border to the maine border, if you are heading into massachusetts, it 95. very light of volume. dunkin donuts. i am deb davidson.
latest forecast and list of school closings, delays, and early releases on our website. you can track the storm and look at the latest radar to see when the snow is going to reach you. sean: by this time tomorrow morning we will have our first results from the 2016 new hampshire presidential primary. voters in dixville notch, hart' s location and millsfield will all cast ballots at midnight tonight. erin: the candidates are almost out of time to win support and there are a lot of undecided voters in new hampshire. wmur' s ray brewer is live in manchester with reaction from some of those who are still trying to make up their minds. ray: our latest tracking poll found that 39% of likely democratic voters are still making up their minds and more than half of republicans are undecided. with that in mind and record turnout expected, there are still a lot of votes up for
voters have a lot to consider, especially on the republican side, where there are so many candidates. we caught up with a few undecided voters to find out what they are looking for in the campaigns. >> there is a level of experience, especially with k- kasich and christie where i would feel comfortable with them making the day in and day out decisions. rubio has that charisma and that excites me but i' m not certain on his experience though. >> i' m looking for someone who is going to be good on foreign policy, and going to be a good stuff and has the experience and not just trying to fake it. ray: many of the undecided voters that we spoke to said they were close to choosing a s republican debate. but after hearing the candidates on stage many of the voters are back to square one. reporting live in manchester, ray brewer, wmur news 9. sean: nearly all of the major candidates are spending the last
right here in new hampshire. erin: democrat bernie sanders, who is leading the polls in the granite state, has "get out the vote" rallies planned in nashua, manchester, derry and durham today. during a rally yesterday in portsmouth he called for a redistribution of wealth in america and talked about his plan to pull off a revolution. >> we will get them done because people will demand that they get done. erin: fellow democrat hillary clinton returns to new hampshire today for get out the vote rallies of her own in manchester and hudson. after a couple events yesterday morning in manchester she flew to flint michigan to get a first hand look at that city' s water problems. >> it would be like being here in manchester, and you' re getting brown, smelly water out of your faucet, out of your bath and you go and you tell everybody. you say this water smells, this water' s bad. i' m breaking out with a rash, i' ve got a headache and
t worry about it. it' s fine. that was just a lie. sean: on the republican side donald trump continues to lead the polls in new hampshire. he has town halls today in salem, manchester and londonderry followed by a rally at the verizon wireless arena. yesterday he had a bit of an unusual message for the crowd at a rally at plymouth state. he told them to either vote for him or stay home. his sons are also holding events today rallying support for , trump. ted cruz is spending his day in barrington, raymond and manchester. yesterday he spoke to crowds in peterborough and keene telling supporters that his first priority is economic growth. he also addressed recent discussions of requiring women to register for the draft calling the notion quote wrong. marco rubio has both a town hall and a rally planned today in nashua. during events yesterday the republican defended his experience and record, and discussed social security, health care, and strengthening the military. john kasich has a busy day with town hall meetings in plaistow, windham, merrimack and manchester followed by a rally
he has focused his campaign on new hampshire and says he has tried to avoid any mud-slinging. yesterday he called on the other candidates to pull their negative ads and instead focus on their own goals. erin: chris christie is holding a series of town halls today in hudson, hampstead and manchester. yesterday he was riding high off his performance in saturday' s debate and targeted marco rubio , saying the florida senator lacks the experience to lead a country. >> everything that you bring to the table from your life is what really matters, and that is the point that i have been trying to make all week. what you have done in your life matters. erin: jeb bush has a luncheon in nashua followed by a town hall in portsmouth today. he says he is the only republican candidate willing to go after donald trump. bush also says that of the 3 current and former governors in the race, he has the most conservative record. he added that his campaign will continue no matter what happens
>> you, in new hampshire, can set the stage for what the race looks like going forward and i am sick and tired of politicians who put people down to make them feel better, because it' s not about them it' s about you. sean: carly fiorina will be in manchester and concord today. she held a series of events yesterday and said she is opposed to abortion. except in cases of rape or incensed, -- rape or ins cest, saying it should then be up to the woman. we have a full slate of political coverage for you today. the candidates will make their final pitches to voters right here on wmur at 5:00. then at 6:00, we' ll visit the candidates on the campaign trail followed by a special edition of new hampshire chronicle featuring some of the granite state' s voting traditions. a special show called setting the stage will air at 10:00. and then a wrap up of all the final campaigning on news 9 at 11:00. erin: there will likely be very long lines at the polls tomorrow. you can register to vote on site tomorrow. you will have to show proof of identity, age, citizenship, and where you live. undeclared voters will be allowed to choose either a
but if you are already registered as a democrat or republican, it is too late to change your affiliation. you' ll find all the registration rules and information on polling sites posted on wmur.com. in less than 24 hours, many polls will be open. sean: still to come on news 9 daybreak. desperate rescue efforts continue in taiwan this morning after a devastating earthquake. and there are some incredible stories of survival emerging. erin: chalk this one up as a major oops. more than a dozen cars broke through a parking lot on a frozen lake in wisconsin. sean: and in the next half hour. there is a new super bowl champion this morning after a little bit of a sloppy game between the broncos and panthers. the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today.
sean: 22 degrees around plymouth. light snow developing early to mid afternoon. looking at a general
three to five inches of accumulation. more in a few spots. the details in the year matt. erin: a lot of people are going to have a day off from school. moving on this morning, rescuers pulled two survivors from the rubble of a toppled apartment building in taiwan overnight two days after a powerful earthquake. sean: the death toll from the magnitude 6.4 quake has now risen to 37 with more than a hundred people still believed to be buried. one woman was found alive , protected by the body of her husband. officials say they have founds signs of life from two others still trapped, including an eight-year-old girl but they
them yet. erin: the united nations security council has now condemned north korea' s launch weekend. world leaders have called the launch an intolerable provocation. the u.n. also pledged to quickly adopt significant new sanctions against north korea though china is reluctant to impose economic measures and force refugees across the border. however the launch was on the country' s most important holiday. sean: there is quite a cleanup effort underway in wisconsin after a parking lot gave way beneath more than a dozen cars. but that parking lot was actually just a frozen lake and the ice couldn' t support all the weight. organizers were using the lake for a local winter festival but temperatures rose above freezing and the ice started to melt. at least 10 cars are considered a total loss. the good news is that no one was hurt. erin: i do not know if i could do it, even if they said it was fine. coming up, cars weren'
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about 500 people. sean: for most people, february is not prime beach weather. but our meteorologists are not most people. >> little warmer than last year by about a degree. >> cold plus cold equals cold. sean: was that a real beard or a prop? mike haddad and kevin skarupa joined more than 1,000 people this weekend for the high school plunge and penguin plunge at hampton beach raising money for special olympics. the water was 42 degrees at the beach but despite the cold many people keep coming back year after year. and this year the weekend raised more than $533,000. out. it kevin: do you see captain plunger? 17 years he has done this. there are a lot of these folks
all of the money stays local here. win? kevin: five over the weekend. your hands are colder than my forehan ead. we start off this morning with temperatures around 20. the wind has been the big story this morning. we will continue to see the winds sweep around any sort of light snow that develops. we expect that to the old -- we expect that to develop. country. there could be an inch or two on
this area of low pressure, a strong one bringing in a northeasterly breeze this morning. if you' re heading out, it should be fine. lunchtime, we should start to see the light snow in southern areas. temperatures midteens to mid 20' s early this morning. a few gusts this morning, over 30 miles an hour. temperatures this afternoon gary josh this afternoon, getting into the 20' s. we will have the breeze. making its way northward. the height of this, a fairly light snow.
that timeframe, we are looking at maybe just an additional inch of accumulation. tomorrow morning, lighter snow. we will have some snow showers for your primary tuesday. it looks like a front coming through late thursday night. we stop the clock for you at 1:00 to give you an indication of where the snow will be. there could be a light coating by 1:00 or 2:00. 5:00, towards the evening camille, one to two inches of snow. most of that occurs during the evening and overnight. the potential for a little more wind.
around easily. lighter on the wind with occasional snow showers tuesday. wednesday and thursday. the cold front arrives on friday. the cold front means business. the windchill likely below zero at this time. erin: we want to check in on our top stories. just one day left before the primary. here' s ray brewer. ray: a new tracking poll found that 39% of likely democratic voters have yet to make up their minds. more than half of republicans
the record turnout, there are still a lot of votes up for grabs. erin: nearly all of the major candidates are in new hampshire today with dozens of events planned as the presidential hopefuls try to reach as many voters as possible. and the first votes will be counted by this time tomorrow. three communities have midnight voting. sean: coming up on daybreak. thousands of people got all decked out in blue and put on their best smurf outfits yesterday. but was all this smurfing around
protection. the tradition dates back to the middle ages. don' t brave do the tomatoes there, as well? i guess they like to throw food at each other. erin: they were smurfing to the max in germany. sean: more than 2100 people dressed up as smurfs most complete with body paint and danced and partied the day away yesterday. organizers were hoping to set a new world record for the most people dressed as smurfs in one area but the blue crowd came up 361 short of the record set in wales in 2009. you remember that. erin: oh, yes, i was there. coming up in the next half hour panic in london as a bus suddenly explodes on a bridge. but it turns out there was nothing to worry about despite
announcer: no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: good morning. in less than 24 hours new hampshire voters will begin casting their ballots in the first in the nation primary. sean:
the first votes will be cast at midnight in hart' s location, dixville notch and millsfield. the latest wmur-cnn tracking poll shows that donald trump is leading the republicans in new hampshire. bernie sanders is leading on the democratic side. secretary of state bill gardner is expecting a record voter turnout for tomorrow' s primary , even with a storm headed our way today. the storm is making its to new hampshire right now. the snow is expected to start falling later this morning and
tomorrow morning. most of the state is expected to see between three and 5 inches but areas in the far southeastern part of the state could pick up more.
erin: we have more than 100 schools canceling or having an early release. what is the snow going to be like? >> it falls from the upper teens to mid 20' s. heavily, but we will have the wind. that will gust 30 to 35 miles per hour, making the snow blow around. it starts to arrive in southern areas either side of lunchtime. there will be some southeastern areas that wind up with fluffy snow.
here is a live look at 93. kevin: we are joined by deb davidson. deb: the major roads are nice and dry and moving up to speed. not seeing any problems on 93 north or south. we are beginning to see building volume through the mill yard. traffic is moving up to speed with 93. the everett turnpike is ok. building volume, but moving from bedford to nashua. route 3, 495, 93 south in massachusetts, no problems. from the traffic network, i am deb davidson. erin: thank you.
number of schools are dismissing students early today. you can find the list scrolling along the bottom of your screen or on our website. you also find interactive radar and forecast at wmur.com. sean: the countdown is on to the new hampshire primary. almost all of the major candidates are in the granite state trying to rally some
last minute support. and according to our newly released poll, there are still a lot of new hampshire voters to sway. the wmur-cnn tracking poll shows that 39% of likely democratic voters have not yet decided how they will vote. 55% of likely republican voters remain undecided. ray brewer joins us live in manchester now to tell us what some of those voters are saying. ray: the voters we spoke to say even at this late hour, they are going back and worth, trying to
>> wendy you think you' re are going to make your decision? >> by tuesday. >> he spent super bowl sunday at the sports bar in new hampshire. when it comes to new hampshire' s big game on tuesday he' s undecided. >> i think there' s a level of experience, especially with kasich and christie where i would feel comfortable with them making the day in and day out decisions. rubio has that charisma and that excites me but i'
m not certain on his experience though. ray shyla bryant is on the fence : between. >> donald trump and chris christie. ray: her husband bob is trying to sway her to the side of the republican front-runner, donald trump. >> she' s pretty independent. she does what she wants. ray some undecided voters told : us they know what they are looking for in a candidate they' re just struggling to decide which one best fits their criteria for commander-in-chief. >> i' m looking for someone who is going to be good on foreign policy and is going to be a good leader and who knows his or her
not just trying to fake it. ray: the outcome of this primary will be about who can get their supporters to the polls. it appears there will be a lot of those supporters out there. reporting live, ray brewer. erin: thank you. donald trump will wrap up his last full day with a rally at the verizon wireless arena. yesterday trump paid a visit to plymouth state university where he delivered what he admits was an unusual message to voters. politicians say its not important who you vote for, i i feel differently. if you are not going to vote for
ok? i don' t need your money, i need your vote. erin: trump' s sons don junior and eric will also be at several campaign events today. the pre-primary rally at the verizon wireless arena begins at 7:00. sean: ted cruz will also be keeping busy on the campaign trail today. he has stops planned in barrington, raymond and manchester. yesterday, cruz spoke at a standing-room only town hall in peterborough. during the event he took aim at the frontrunner in the democratic primary, bernie sanders. >> to all the young people who show up at the bernie sanders rallies, i would just say if you can' t get a job now, how bad do you think it would be doubling down on this path. as margaret thatcher said, the problem with socialism is eventually you run out of other peoples' money. sean: cruz also talked about the economy and foreign policy vowing to destroy isis. erin: marco rubio will be holding a town hall meeting and rally in nashua today. on sunday he stopped by a super bowl watch party in manchester after holding three town hall meetings. rubio defended his experience
security and strengthening our military. >> who are we going to nominate to represent the conservative movement in the republican party. sean: ohio governor john kasich has a busy day ahead of him. he has 4 town hall meetings planned in plaistow, windham, merrimack and manchester, as well as a rally in hooksett. in nashua yesterday, kasich told news 9 that he is proud of his debate performance on saturday night and is feeling confident as we head into the primary. >> i think it was really good. people were really happy. you never know when you' re on the stage. it' s when you come off and you see folks. the wind is at our back and i think we' re going to really well. erin: jeb bush will be hitting the campaign trail in nashua and portsmouth today. last night, he held town hall
bush says among the current and former governors, he believes he is the one with the most-proven conservative record. he says he will continue on with his campaign no matter what happens during tomorrow' s primary. sean: carly fiorina will be trying to drum up some last minute support in manchester and concord today. the former hewlett-packard ceo spoke to 300 supporters at an event in manchester. she thanked them for encouraging her to get in the race and fight for the republican nomination. >> i first started running, thinking about running for president here in new hampshire, because i got so much encouragement to do so. >> no one asked my name, no one took me seriously, except you did. you showed up in living rooms, dining rooms, restaurants, and you listened. erin: on the democratic side. hillary clinton will be making stops in manchester and hudson today. she left the granite state for
she returned to new hampshire later in the night. before travelling to flint , clinton met voters at a dunkin donuts in manchester and appeared live on wmur' s close up. despite trailing bernie sanders in the polls, she says she will keep fighting until the last vote is cast tomorrow. as for sanders he will be hitting the campaign trail in nashua, manchester, derry and durham today. the latest wmur-cnn tracking poll shows that sanders has a big lead over hillary clinton among likely democratic voters in new hampshire. but despite the gap, some of his closest supports believe this going to be a very close race. sean: this evening, the candidates will make their final pitches to voters right here on wmur, starting at 5:00. at 6:00, we' ll visit the candidates on the campaign trail, followed by a special edition of new hampshire chronicle featuring some of the granite state' s voting traditions. a special show called setting the stage will air at 10:00 followed by news 9 tonight, with
at midnight we' ll have live coverage of the first votes in dixville notch. erin: in other news this a grafton man is facing charges after state police say he was clocked going 105 miles per hour on intestate 93. a trooper says he spotted 26-year-old tyler murch speeding through holderness on saturday night. it took the trooper three miles to catch up to the car and stop it. murch is now charged with sean: a purple heart is being returned today to the family of a new hampshire war hero. eugene victor call was killed in world war two' s battle of the bulge back in 1945. recently, the vermont group purple hearts reunited got a call from a man in massachusetts who said he found call' s purple heart, along with some other medals and personal items. the purple heart will be returned to his family this afternoon during a special ceremony at the newport veterans club. erin: let the celebrating begin. broncos fans are in high spirits
north carolina in super bowl 50. we' ll have highlights from the big game. sean: plus, it' s a picture that has a lot of people talking. can you tell which of these three ladies is the mom? kevin: snow continues to lift northward. wind later this afternoon and this evening. a look at c the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. let hand-crafted layers of espresso, milk, and a caramel-flavored swirl uplift your mood. indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today.
kevin: the clouds continue to thicken. snow developing early morning and afternoon. some wind to go along with it. wind gusting over 35 miles per hour. in some spots, as much as six inches of accumulation. sean: people in london are breathing a sigh of relief this morning after an explosion on a bridge turned out to be just a stunt. erin: a double decker was crossing the bridge when it suddenly burst into flames. people in the area were terrified, thinking it may be a terrorist attack. but they later learned that this was just a stunt for jackie chan' s new movie, "the
one woman says she was at a nearby playground with her kids when the explosion went off. >> i really thought what i was looking at was possible a major event. erin: the production team says it sent out a flyer, alerting the public about the stunt, but many people did not see it. sean: a wayward sea lion is recovering this morning after being found in an unlikely place. the staff at a california restaurant called marine room says the sea lion pup came right in and took a nap in a booth. sadly, the pup was extremely underweight and desperately needed help. it was taken to sea world where it will be fattened up before hopefully it is returned to the wild. erin: thankfully getting the help it needs. a twitter photo that' s now going viral has many people asking who is the mom? the photo shows a woman with her 16-year-old twin daughters but they all look a lot alike. the mom is actually the woman raising her hand. the 35-year-old says she maintains her youthful look by drinking a lot of water,
emotional inner beauty. they all look like sisters. turning now to sports. this morning denver broncos fans are celebrating their team' s big win in super bowl 50. sean: the broncos and the north carolina panthers faced off in santa clara, california. tom brady was there as the super bowl mvp' s of the past were honored before the game. in the first quarter, the broncos were up 3-0 when denver' s von miller got the strip sack. and malik jackson recovered the fumble in the end zone for the denver touchdown, the broncos led 13-7 at halftime. in the second half, the panthers turned the ball over 4 times and cam newton was sacked 7 times. denver won 24-10. peyton manning won his second super bowl in what was likely his last nfl game. >> it' s special to share this with your teammates, your coaches. it has been a unique season, we have had a bunch of tough,
you can' t help but reflect on the people who have or if -- the people who have helped you get to this point. i am looking forward to celebrating with my family and friends. sean: von miller was named the super bowl mvp. erin: on the hard court. the celtics played at home sunday against the sacramento kings. rajon rondo finished with a double-double 14 points and 15 assists. but the game was never really in jeopardy for boston. six players scored in double figures and the celtics went on to win it 128-119. that' s four straight wins for the c' s. boston is now in third place in the eastern conference. sean: dozens of dare devils took part in an interesting event in new mexico on sunday. more than 100 people competed in the 37th annual angel fire shovel race championships. the competition consists of people sitting on aluminum shovels and riding down a hill, trying to get the fastest time.
hour. highway speeds on a shovel on the snow. erin: it looks very dangerous. especially for the men. sean: we talked about this. make sure you are well equipped. kevin: turn the shovel around and have the handle behind you. here. snowfall gradually developing south. by mid to late afternoon, there could be a light coating to an it is in response to an area
hour. you will notice the light snow will push towards us again. farther north, a lesser time, a little less of the snow as well. snow, not close to boston. for
southern areas of the state, central parts of the state. temperatures in the teens and s. the wind has been gusting over 20 or 25 miles per hour. temperatures not going anywhere.
state along the border, by 1:00,
looking for light snow developing. the farther north you go, looking at temperatures in the lower range of the teens and 20' s. it looks to be where most of this falls. still flurries. by the time we get towards friday, after the front comes through, single digits for highs by the time we get to the weekend. wind chills below zero. a look at the accumulation, one to two inches.
s share of the three
to five inches of snow from midafternoon through the overnight hours. some spots could be over six or seven inches. the wind is going to blow a lot of that around. the wind continues to pick up this morning. temperatures dropping back into the teens. your extended forecast shows temperatures warming up. a couple of snow showers for
39% of likely democratic voters more than half of the republican mind. we could have a clear picture. a new poll is expected to be released later today. erin: a man is facing charges after he was clocked going over 105 miles per hour. tyler murch was speeding saturday night. it took the trooper three miles to catch up to the car. sean: a purple heart will be returned to the family of a war hero. his purple heart was found by a massachusetts man. it will be returned at a special ceremony. kevin: the clouds will thicken up. after 10:30, 11:00, the light snow will work farther north. early afternoon through midnight