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the homeowner, just to the right of that garage, says they are lucky that tree didn't fall into their home. and, it looks like -- cars are still in the barrage. lots of tools, it looks like. there were some neighbors up to the north that had twigs and trees. just a yard full of debris to pick up there. here, it looks like there is just a lot of barrage left. much of the tree has been removed. with that, we will send it back to you.
really good job, kurtis, just a stud yesterday, my man. kurtis: we are talking about these tornadoes. they do these with the damage surveys. most of the activity was from ef-0 to low end ef-2. that is the enhanced fuji to scale. the picture the background is actually an ef-5 storm. we dealing with environmental wins that are really howling. it gusting to 23 and fort dodge. davenport, gusts to 40. a little less wind as you head to the west. this is just after the storms moves through yesterday. temperatures in the 40's tonight. it will get below freezing out
winds getting gusty again tomorrow. not as gusty as today. always like to give you an early look at the weekend. some crisp mornings with sunshine saturday. clouds late on sunday and a high of 60 degrees. steve: republican presidential candidate donald trump holding a rally in central iowa. kcci's chief political reporter cynthia fodor is live in fort dodge. cynthia: we are here at central iowa community college in the auditorium when told about 1200 people. this place is really starting to fill up. when we came in, there was a line all the way around the building. mr. trump has spent some time
the state cochair, anna gertz. >> he is going to be en route to come here and see all these iowans that are out supporting him. cynthia: what will he be talking about here tonight? >> i can probably guarantee he will be talking about immigration, tax reform. it will be talking to the veterans. there is a ton of college students here. a lot of the youth are really inspired by mr. trump and the american dream. cynthia: donald trump, like most of the presidential candidates, trying to appeal to the youth vote and lori and younger voters. he has said to speak shortly after 6:00 and we will be here live at 6:00 to bring that to you. it will have for -- have full
steve: we will look for more from you at 6:00.. more gop presidential hopefuls are in iowa right now. kentucky senator rand paul is making several stops around the state including this meet&greet this morning in altoona. carly fiorina is also holding some town hall meetings today. she spoke this afternoon at the community center in harlan in western iowa. new jersey governor chris christie is also in iowa today making stops in eastern iowa. coming up a little later in this newscast, seeking support. we go live to our washington bureau to see why we could be seeing more of the candidates than usual in the coming months. stacey: and on the democratic side, new poll numbers from cbs news/new york times show hillary clinton with a big lead nationally. clinton has 52% support to bernie sanders' 33%. martin o'malley registers at 5%. bernie sanders' presidential campaign is getting a boost today. the 200,000 member american postal workers union is endorsing him. it's the largest union to back the vermont senator.
hillary clinton has already locked down several key labor endorsements. clinton and sanders will meet on stage along with martin o'malley saturday at drake university in des moines for the second presidential debate. our kevin cooney will moderate along with our partners at cbs and the des moines register. you can watch that debate right here at 8:00 on kcci. steve: hundreds of iowans sound off on the controversial bakken pipeline project. kcci's ryan smith is live in boone for the all day public hearing. ryan: 280 people signing up to speak out on this topic today here inside the boone community building. earliest morning, there wasn't an empty seen the house. at the day -- as they progressed, the crowd has thinned out. they have extended the public comment portion until 5:15 tonight. >> the vast majority of iowans support this project. >> this pipeline is wrong for iowans. ryan: a testy back and forth
hearing. 8 hours of passionate pleas from iowans, taking a stand for or against the bakken pipeline. the fate of the controversial project will be decided by the iowa utilities board. the pipeline would cut through 18 iowa counties, including boone and story. an estimated 500 people in attendance, putting this community building at capacity. speakers got 2 minutes to state their case. >> it will create an unprecendented abuse of land owner's rights. it will present a perpertual threat of catastrophic spills in iowa and it will contribute to >> the apprenticeship allowing our members not to just build their professional futures, but build their homes and families right here in iowa. ryan: we want to mention, nothing officially is being the iowa utilities board will hold an evidentiary hearing next
week. i am told they hope to have a final decision within the next month or two, hopefully early january. live in boone, ryan smith, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. stacey: a des moines teenager accused of beating his elderly neighbor, today says a green man with 4 arms took control of his body and made him do it. kcci's kim st. onge is just back from the polk county courthouse with day 4 of the ngor makuey trial. kim: stacey, makuey told psychiatrist mike taylor that voices would give him instructions on what to do and sometimes he would do it, and sometimes he would not. taylor said that is "scientifically preposterous" and that type of hallucination is not seen in any type of psychiatric disorder. a psychologist who did several tests on makuey also testified today. dr. luis rosell diagnosed makuey with specific schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorder, meaning he has some symptoms of schizophrenia. for that reason, rosell believes makuey did not know the
difference between right and wrong on the day of the july 2014 deadly attack. get -- >> given that he didn't have any previous history of any type of behavior like this, to go ahead and do something like this just doesn't make any sense to anyone and to him himself. kim: another psychologist helped the prosecution poke holes in rosell's report, saying he missed basic requirements during his assessment of makuey and the results should be considered invalid. stacey? stacey: new information. officials release the name of a woman at the center of a death investigation in altoona. 36-year-old amber brown was found dead in a home in the 1100 block of 11th avenue southeast. preliminary autopsy results show no foul play is suspected. the iowa dci assisted with the investigation. steve: there is some good news. gas prices continue to drop in the des moines area. they are now down 4 cents over
-- two -- down to a gallon. $2.15 nationally, gas prices went up 4 cents last week, as the price of crude oil climbed higher. coming up next comment taser death. stacey: if you think there's no solution to the climate crisis, think again. in iowa, wind energy is already producing enough power for over a million homes, reducing our dependence on foreign oil and supporting six thousand jobs. i'm tom steyer. with bold leadership and an endless supply of wind and sun, we can do that across america. the goal is 50% clean energy by 2030.
chief meteorologist john mclaughlin. stacey: the republican presidential candidates are courting voters in the early states. steve: sally kidd is live in washington with a look at who has the momentum on the gop side. cynthia: political analysts say marco rubio and ted cruz on the candidates to watch. both gaining some momentum after strong debate performances on tuesday. it is the early voting state roadshow, with marco rubio in south carolina joking about why he wouldn't want donald trump as his running mate. sally: ted cruz filing his candidacy papers in new hampshire. sen. cruz: the live free or die state is not going to roll over and let our liberties be taken away. sally: also in new hampshire,
john's -- john kasich and rick santorum. mr. santorum: it really is a tragedy in the rnc and i think it is wrong. sally: with the latest polls showing a virtual tie at the top between ben carson and donald trump nationally and in iowa -- >> we are only 10 weeks out from the first votes being cast in iowa. that means more hand to hand retail politics. the ms. fiorina: a leader in the oval office. sally: carly fiorina fielded questions in iowa. so did senator rand paul. mr. bush: michigan is important because they found a place in the primary where i think there is going to be a huge focus. sally: the democratic candidates are prepping for their second debate, which will be in des
stacey: new video is bringing new attention to the 2013 death of a virginia man tased multiple times by police. you can see officers use stun guns on 46-year-old linwood lambert after he broke out a -- broke out of a patrol car and ran from them. instead of taking lambert to the hospital, his family says the officers put him back in the car and tased him again. when an ambulance finally took lambert to the hospital, he was in cardiac arrest and died. the officers were never charged. lambert's family has filed a 25 -- filed a lawsuit. $25 millionsteve: president obama says an army captain who saved fellow soldiers by tackling a suicide bomber in afghanistan had the courage to do what was needed. pres. obama: on his very worst day, he managed to summon his very best. steve: presented the medal of the honor to florent groberg today at the white house. groberg saved many lives when he tried stopping a suicide bomber in 2012.
four soldiers were killed during the blast. groberg suffered a severe leg injury. steve: sports director andy garman in this afternoon. andy: what you want to be outside playing football today? it is nice to be climate controlled and that is what we are what we get to the semifinal round. today, class 3 a just getting things started. tony seeman was there for the beginning. tony: the good news about playing in the unit known is that you don't have to worry about today's wind. the small schools kick things off. let's start the action off in 8 man football. first, we are scoreless. here comes numeral fonda -- here comes
newell-fonda as the early lead. final, 3- 0-7. mmc. third quarter, ball pops loose. brady banner shows up at the right time. mrg's offense was too much. barrels in for the touchdown. 35-21. two games down and a lot more to go. andy: in just a few minutes, norwalk will could off the three a semifinal action. also, semifinal round in girls state volleyball.
and 3a, matches are set up. harlan will go back to the 4a championship. and nevada shut out cap are catholic. more coming up in sports at 6:00. stacey: those strong winds stuck weather. kurtis: we have the wind advisory until 6:00. still getting gusts into the mid to upper 20's. presently, west-northwest. clarion. the average high, 50. another above normal day. 50 right now, humidity at 44%. the 40's. look at tomorrow morning.
a wind chill of 23. average high 50. we will cruise up to around 50 degrees tomorrow. i don't think it will really feel like it too much. forecast across the state, we will see some 40's to the north. 54 in council bluffs. notice, everybody out there stays in the sunshine. tornado reports continue to come in from the national weather service. this is the count so far. fou ref--- four ef-1's. ef-2 between the melrose area. even more activity down in wayne county. they are surveying that right now. clouds in northeastern iowa.
snow from duluth north. this system moves out. high pressure builds in airville that leads a whole lot of sunshine on the way. there is someone out to the west that will bloom in here in time for the weekend. you can see clouds moving on out of northeastern iowa. watch the timeline. not much is going to be happening on the map. it looks like sunday, we will start with sunny skies and see some clouds move in. i think are rain chances increase as we head into monday and even tuesday and wednesday. clear skies, still a bit windy, especially early on. tomorrow, sunshine and a northwest wind blowing. cold mornings but beautiful afternoon. sunday, 60.
it does get a little wet next week. some colder cover drier air late in the week. steve: not much going on in traffic. no incidents or accidents across the greater des moines area. to the west mixmaster, we have 11. up to the east, we have six, and that is right where it should be. kcci 8 news's with the developments right now. here's what we're working on. >> iowans are sounding off on the controversial bucket pipeline project. steve: anticipation is building on the drake university campus at of saturday's nationally
question out on facebook -- what would you say in your 2-minutes? dawn writes "this is an accident waiting to happen to our rich farmlands. iowa helps to feed the world. an accident with this oil pipeline would be detrimental to everyone, everywhere." stacey: ron says "a pipeline is many times safer than the rolling bombs on the railways and roads. the oil will be transported one way or another. i'd prefer to see it in a pipeline and off the roads and railways." steve: the opinion is pretty much split right down the middle when we asked the question in our now poll, should the bakken pipeline be built in iowa? right now, 47% of you say yes. 53% of you say no. stacey: to vote, call or text the number on your screen. or vote through social media -- facebook, twitter and kcci.com. steve: we also want to let you know about a special report coming up tonight. stacey: you've seen the reports, des moines lands at the top of a lot of lists for young professionals and families. steve: but do we live up to that
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