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morning. >> the memorial behind me, kristi at robb elementary school continues to grow. and barriers perput up as we believe this area is in preparation for a visit by president biden who's now made multiple visits to parts of this country where there have been mass shootings in the span of just days. we begin this hour, though, with anguish and anger from the parents who lost children at the mass shooting at this elementary school. they're now demanding answers. why did it take 77 minutes from the time that a gunman entered the school to the time that tactical officers confronted and ultimately neutralized him? what about the children inside the classroom who were calling 911, pleading for help while just outside their class 19 officers were waiting in the
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hallway. and the haunting questions that are now presented by these it tails, by these revelations by law enforcement. could more children have been saved? two teachers and 19 children were killed in all. most no older than 10 years old. as the horror played out inside the school, frantic parents were rushing to the scene desperate to get to their children. watch this . investigators now admit it was the wrong decision for those 19 officers to stay waiting in that hallway and not breach the door of the classroom where the shooter was holed up immediately. meantime we're learning disturbing new details about posts made on social media by
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the gunman. according to users of the social media app the shooter threatened to rape women and shoot-up schools in the weeks leading up to the massacre. the admission by authorities they made the wrong response to the shooting only adding to the grief and sister-in-lawo of the parents who lost children. for more on the mistakes made and search for answers let's bring in cnn national correspondent jason carol. he's been with us for several days since the shooting took place. what's the latest on the investigation? >> reporter: when you talk about mistakes being made, a lot of questions about what went wrong in that classroom, what went wrong outside the classroom in the hallway there. the governor said it was a unmistakable error, that it was inexcusable. he says he was misled like much of the rest of the public. he's now asking for answers, all of this as parents say more should have been done. >> it was the wrong decision,
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very. >> reporter: a damning new admission from texas authorities. the incident commander made the decision not to immediately enter the classroom where the gunman was hiding. >> the decision was made this was a barricaded subject situation. there was time to retrieve the keys and wait for a tactical team with the equipment to go ahead and breach the door and take on the subject at that point. >> reporter: officials explained how the shooter got into the school. >> where we knew the shooter entered, ramos, was propped open by a teacher. >> investigators clarifying the time line as police arrived. >> the three initial police officers that arrived went directly to the door and two received grazing wounds at that time from the suspect while the door was closed. 11:37 more gunfire, another 16 rounds was fired, 11:37. one at 11:37, and 16 seconds,
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11:38, 11:40. 11:51 police sergeants started to arrive. 12:03 officers continue to arrive in the hallway and there were as many as 19 officers at that time in that hallway. >> reporter: officers did not enter the room until a janitor provided keys. >> they breached the door using keys that they were able to get from the janitor because both doors were locked. both of the classrooms they shot into were locked when officers arrived. they killed the suspect at that time. >> reporter: in that crucial time survivors inside both classrooms made desperate calls to 911. >> she identified herself and whispered she's in room 112. at 12:10 she called back and advised multiple dead.
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12:13 again she called on the phone. again at 12:16 she's called back and said there's 8 to 9 students alive. >> reporter: minutes later a student called. >> student child called back, was told to stay on the line and be very quiet. she told 911 that she shot the door. at approximately 12:43 and 12:47 she asked 911 to please send the police now. >> reporter: his daughter may have been one of the students who tried to call 911. she was killed divergent the shooting. >> you were wrong. what do we do now? that's my question. what are we going to do now? >> the accountability you're talking about. >> right, the accountability. someone's got to be responsible. >> reporter: warning signs missed. >> ramos asked his sister to help him buy a gun. she flatly refused.
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that was in september '21. >> reporter: with social media posts as far back as february with red flags. >> it was discussed ramos being a school shooter and that was on february 28, 2022. on march 14th there was an instagram posting by the subject in quotations, ten more days. the user replied, are you going to shoot-up the school or something? the subject replied, no, and stop asking dumb divisions and you'll see. >> reporter: well, the governor says both the fbi and the texas rangers will be investigating all of those in law enforcement who were involved with what happened here at the school. as you can imagine the question that a number of people out here are asking is what would have happened if they had breached
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that door immediately like the training says they should have. what would have happened? is there a possibility that perhaps one of those children desperately calling 911, is there a possibility one of those children inside there who may have been injured could have survived? >> it's just heart breaking to listen to accounts of parents outside the school as officials were declaring this a situation in which a suspect was barricaded, not an active shooter situation, saying they heard screaming and gunshots inside the class. >> and on that point, boris, i remember speaking to a parent earlier this week who ran up here to the school, heard the gunshots, had a fourth grader then school, ran up to the school and said to one of the officers out front, he said, hey, give me a vest, give me a gun i'll go in myself. he was obviously held back for any number of reasons, but that just speaks to the level of heartache and frustration these parents were going through. >> we also heard from another parent, a mom who said she was handcuffed by officers.
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they said she was interfering in the investigation. no doubt as officials take a closer look at everything that happened not just inside the building but the police response we're hoping these parents will get some answers. jason carroll, thank you so much as always. while we learn more about the response from officers outside the school, we're also hearing accounts from inside the classroom where these children and their teachers were killed. a cnn producer spoke to an 11-year-old who was inside class when this started. listen to how this survivor made it out alive. >> she said she was scared the gunman was going to come back and kill her, so her friend was laying dead next to her, and she put her hands on her body and in her blood and then smeared that blood all over her own body so that she could play dead if the gunman came back. and then one of her friends was shot, injured but alive still and was screaming out of the
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pain. and they were scared the gunman would come back, so mia and a friend put their hand over this little girl's mouth to try to muffle her scream until the police came. >> let's get back to cnn's christi paul right now. imagine being the parent of a child that survived this going to be impacted forever. how do you overcome the horror these children witnessed not to mention the heartache that will live on, live in this community? i'm not sure these families are going to get the closure that they're seeking. >> but whatever they do, they will do it together and they'll be strong. i think we're all pretty certain of that based on what we've seen from that community thus far. let's talk to juliet kayyem, boris. you know i always appreciate and value what you have to say in
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every situation particularly in these. it struck me there were 19 officers in the hallway. that's one for every kid that died, that's the first thing that struck me. the second thing was we know that those kids were calling from the classroom. they were calling 911. where was the disconnect, juliet? how does that happen you've got those 911 calls and obviously that information was not getting to those officers outside the door? how does that happen? >> right. so as we heard yesterday the incident commander, so the person who's in charge of what's called the incident command and that is the people going to run in an active shooter situation, rapid deployment is what we call it, made the wrong call. such an egregious wrong call, i can't defend it. i can just explain it. the thing with incident command and active shooter they're not self-executing.
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in other words, someone has to say this is an active shooter situation, everyone run in and essentially eliminate the threat. that's it. there's no risk calculation. there's no weighing of the evidence. there's no could we save more kids if we got these kids out and kept those kids -- none of that goes into play. we've learned from 20 years of school shootings certainly since columbine and mass shootings that the best way to save lives in that moment is to eliminate the threat. everything else can be taken care of after. and so these questions, for example, that you and boris are asking, which of course questioning more people could survive, those kids in there are calling. to be honest none of that should have been relevant. in other words, they should have just gone in and then you eliminate the threat and then you make the calculation of who can we say, who should we triage, how do we get the kids who weren't in that room out? but it's not self-executing.
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it's dependent on an incident commander knowing what the heck he was doing. and your rage is my rage. it's incomprehensible. it's -- you know, it's basic crisis management 101. it's incomprehensible. >> and to that point in terms of crisis management i understand and please correct me if i'm wrong there were federal response teams there and local teams told them to hold off. at what point would somebody on the federal side of this say look at all this time that's going by, we're taking over, or do they not have the authority to do that? >> they would -- the problem with incident command i guess is also it's chain of command. so people are trained to sort of just follow the lead. so obviously we had a totally unprepared lead. we're starting to hear about whether there wasn't some sort of breaking of that chain in particular. we're going to learn more. the one question we don't know is how exactly was the gunman
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killed and whose gun and sort of all those specifics. if those were federal authorities you would just assume they broke rank. but normally in these situations it's the local official, in this case someone ill qualified, unprepared, not brave enough to simply say, guys, you're going in, this is what you've been training for. this is your job. like, it's not -- you don't get to pick you get to carry guns but then when it's hard you don't save children. and that's the problem that the feds would fall into the local chain of command. and we will learn -- look, this story is going to change again. we will learn i suspect that there was essentially and eventually a breaking of that chain of command when it became utterly clear that the leader
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had no compeapacity, no communication, no situational awareness of what was going on and this was indeed an active shooter situation. i mean, to make that judgment call that all the kids in the room were dead, essentially, i'm assuming that's what he thought is just not a judgment call you make. >> because you don't see it. you haven't seen it for yourself. >> it's like there's a fire, you get rid of it. i mean if that's the way it works you're not making calculations like that. like you said maybe he doesn't know the phone calls were made or there's kids that are injured that could have been saved. and that's the -- that's the incomprehensible part of this. but it's the best -- it's the most understandable explanation as we get more. and it will change. >> i literally have like 10, 20 seconds left. what does accountability look like to you in this case?
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>> i don't see how either the locals or the states do this anymore. some federal entities should come in. look, they're getting lots of federal funds. there's got to be conditions for the federal funds whether the fbi or some part of the department of justice that comes in and has to do a review. the locals are unreliable. the state is now unreliable and you need a separate entity. not for blame although there should be some blame, but also because as we debate the policy of guns, school safety, access to guns, it'll be really good to know what, in fact, happened. because now it looks like there were a lot of armed officials. >> juliette kayyem, so grateful to have you take time for us today and explain it from your perspective. thank you so much. >> thanks so much. >> as always. so we all have families. cannot imagine, right, how it has changed for these families
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in a matter of minutes. >> please do not forget us, the babies, the kids. please do something about it, i beg you. >> they are very graciously and very openly as you can see there sharing their stories about their grief and about the children and the two adults that they lost. we'll show you more also just a short time ago vice president kamala harris and the second gentleman landed in buffalo, new york. the community there getting ready to say good-bye to one of the victims of another mass shooting.
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investigation out of uvalde, texas, after a gunman entered robb elementary school on tuesday and opened fire massacring 21 people, two teachers, 19 children most no more than 10 years old. this morning there's still major questions about police response to the shooting and how they handled the investigation afterward. we also want to hear from survivors and families of victims to bring you their stories and to give you an impression of what this community is dealing with right now. i want to bring in texas state senator roland gutierrez. he's been here seemingly every day since this happened. and, sir, just a few moments ago you were walking to the memorial behind us. it has grown significantly since just a few days since this incident happened. i saw you become emotional as you were guiding the family out there. and you told me a young boy not from uvalde came here to pay
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weres. >> his father had asked me -- he asked me if they could take their little boy over there. they're a family which is a few miles down the road, and he asked my parents i want to go pay my respects. and we saw the trepidation. we asked the rangers to allow him to go over there and dps, and he was so heartbroken. this little boy, he doesn't know anybody here, but it's just a heart breaking experience to be here with all these families. >> and you were sharing with me just a moment before we came back on-air that there's something unique about this community. there's something about families in latino communities. >> you know, latinos, there's something very humbling about us. i'm the son of immigrants, and you strive to be in this country. and you come up and we try to -- we work hard. and this community is an
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incredibly hardworking community, multi-generational americans here, four, five generations hispanic americans. and they're just such wonderful people, and i'm just heartbroken for them all. >> that resonates so much with me. as an immigrant myself my parents when i was growing up all the sacrifices they made to offer my sister and i an education they said this is for you, this is all for you. and we've heard multimembers of the community talking about the youth, the children here in uvalde being the center of the community. what's the message to those folks who are grieving children, innocent children like the boy you met earlier this morning? >> so to the families that were directly affected they were just destroyed, first of all. it's hard for me to talk to the few i've been able to talk to
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and tell them they're going to be okay. because you and i both know they're going to be destroyed for so long. i have to make sure we have the mental health outsourcer in this community long-term. i've asked the governor to drop $2 million immediately in a community health clinic. i've not gotten a response back. that's the resource side. to the people of uvalde, i'm not leaving. i've got a vast district from san antonio to alpine. we're going to make sure state resources are here long-term. all i can say is that we love you and we're here for you. and we have to -- we must create change at the capitol. certainly have asked my republican colleagues for that. we'll see what unfolds in the next few weeks and months. >> and you have put out the request directly to the office of governor greg abbott to invest $2 million in a mental health resource facility here in uvalde. >> there's a community health
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development inc. non-profit here. it serves the people of this community, 1 # 1,000 patients. that tells you how many people were underserved. in rural texas there were not psychiatrists. there's only one psychiatrist in uvalde. the therapists have to do telemedicine, teletherapy. that's not what needs to happen. we need to have therapists here in place. so they have to compete with big city wages to get folks to come out into the rural area. so i've asked them to develop a budget, it is around $2 million for the next two years for behavioral health. and that's where i'm at. if i can't get it from the governor's office, i'm going to get it from the private sector. >> sir, i don't want you to speculate. i don't expect you to answer for an ongoing investigation, whatever decisions were made by law enforcement. but specifically for the families that we have heard from who are questioning the police
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response, who are angry, what would you say to them? >> that we're all angry. law enforcement's angry. i had a long conversation this morning on the way in with steve mccraw, and he was crying to me and i'm crying to him. and everybody is frustrated about what happened. he's assured me i'll have a detailed report including ballistics by next week. i want to know when each agency was here. moving forward me he assure me never again will dps stand down for any law enforcement agency. i hope that that's true. >> state senator roland gutierrez, thank you so much for sharing some time with us and for being candid. we hope that will keep lines of communication open and be in touch because we can't let this get swallowed up by the news
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cycle. we can't forget about what happened here. >> i would ask -- i would simply ask when the news cycle is over here next week after some funerals and you guys leave town, america needs to understand that no community should have to ever deal with this kind of tragedy. no community anywhere in the united states should have to deal with it. how an 18-year-old can access militarized weaponry anywhere is beyond me. and so please stay engaged. please stay engaged. >> we'll be in touch. state senator roland gutierrez, thank you so much for your time. we appreciate it. stay with cnn's newsroom. we'll be right back in just a few moments. allergies s don't have to be scary. spraying flonase daily s stos your body from
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well, the white house has announced tomorrow president biden and first lady jill biden will travel to uvalde, texas, to meet with the families of the 21 victims including the 19 children who were killed in tuesday's mass shooting at robb elementary school. jasmine wright is with the president in wilmington, delaware, this morning. always good to see you. talk to us about what the president's plans are once he gets to texas. >> reporter: yeah, well, the plan is to bring a message of support to the communities and the families really affected. the president said just a few days ago that the reason why both him and the first lady
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would go was to show the families the first family of the united states has a sense of the pain they're feeling and really trying to bring a bit of comfort to the community suffering at large with shock, trauma and grief. and right now the president is giving remarks here at the university of delaware commencement speech. he hasn't yet addressed the shooting. we're not sure he will, but we know this is top of mind for the president, and he has a special way of communicating that empathy to families. we know that because we saw it not long ago. it was less than two weeks the president and first lady traveled to buffalo where they laid flowers at a memorial at that supermarket where ten people were killed, just the latest mass shooting, really pulling from that deep sense of empathy and loss he has from his own life where he lost his son, his baby daughter and first wife decades ago. so that's something the president is going to be able to communicate tomorrow when he goes to texas. now, an open question is what
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the plan he has really to address gun violence in this country. he's been urging congress to take up what he calls sensible gun reforms like background checks in the aftermath of these two major shootings in just the last two weeks. and the president, we've heard him say he's sick and tired of these shootings, about having to talk about them as president and of course he wants to see some change, asking congress where is your backbone. one thing congress has made clear in terms of executive actions they're not seen that as the route to curtail gun violence in mass shootings. now the ball is really in congress' court here. >> jasmine wright, we appreciate it. thank you so hutch. jasmine mentioned buffalo. vice president kamala harris is there this morning to attend the funeral of a black woman who was killed in that deadly grocery store shooting. her name ruth whitfield.
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she's one of the ten people killed by a self-described white supremacist. there's a picture of ruth right there. authorities say the gunman targeted the market store because it was in a predominantly black neighborhood. what do we know from what we'll see from the vice president today? >> reporter: well, we do know she's going to be here along with a number of dignitaries. by the way, this is the second white house visit since the rampage. the first visit came from the president himself and the first lady. they came up and spent some time with the victims, the survivors i should say and their families and talked to them. now, ruth whitfield is the woman who's being memorialized here. she's 86 years old. she was the oldest person who was killed in that rampage. the initial reports were that she had just left visiting her
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husband at a local nursing home and then ended up at the grocery store just buying some groceries. and that's where she was killed. the vice president flying up from joint base andrews this morning with kirsten gillibrand, the junior new york senator, also the governor of new york. we're also expecting a variety of other people in the audience as i said including the reverend al sharpton. he's expected to give remarks. and also some of the lawyers that have come to be involved in this case including ben crump, also terence conners who's a local new york attorney who has quite a bit of familiarity with suing people in situations like this. in fact, he did sue some gun manufacturers in another case essentially on a theory of public nuisance. so that might give you some idea of where the lawyers think they might be able to go with this
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case, but a very sad day here in new york, quite frankly. meanwhile the question is what is america going to do about it? as you know up on capitol hill the negotiations continue to get some kind of legislation. back to you. >> all right. joe johns, good to see you this morning. thank you so much for the update. and we have to remember memorial day weekend is where we are right now together. and i want to show you a live look here. that is the tomb of the unknown soldier, of course, at arlington national cemetery right outside the nation's capitol. and you see people there, members of the public allowed today to lay flowers before the sacred memorial site. it's of course in tribute to our country's unidentified heroes who gave their life so we could have freedom. we thank all of you who have served and who continue to serve. and we remember. we'll be right back. “shoot i”"
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more about the loved ones this small town is grieving. >> don't forget them, please. do something about it, i beg you. >> miranda mathis was 11 years old. a friend of her mother's told "the washington post" miranda was a fun, spunky, bright little girl. he was a, quote, very intelligent, hardworking and helpful person. he'll be missed and never forgotten. rodriguez, also 10 years old. her mother ana says she dreamed of becoming a marine biologist and wanted to attend college at texas a & m. in a touching tribute she calls her daughter calls her free,
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charismatic, funny, driven. all just 10 years old. and in a tragic twist the husband of irma garcia, one of the murdered teachers has also died. according to the archdioceses of san antonio joe garcia suffered a heart attack after news of his wife's death and passed away on thursday. the couple had been married more than 24 years and were high school sweethearts. >> they came to mass every sunday. >> father eduardo mireles knew the family well. and said the couple were a fixture in the community. >> told the community that in my own family when we've had a death that it's the prayer that has gotten us through all this,
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not that it takes the pain away. >> the garcias a names on a list of lives cut too short. names that will forever be etched in the memories of those touched and affected by this horrible tragedy. >> show them to the state, the nation. show them to the world. when he died, i died part with him. >> and we wanted to share this moment with you. just a short while ago a family visited this site. we chatted about this with state senator roland gutierrez.
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this young boy you see with his mother isn't even from uvalde. he asked his family to bring him here from miles away to pay his respects at this memorial we've seen grow. it's an extremely emotional time here in uvalde. there is pain, anguish as the community continues to mourn and there's anger as they await answers in an investigation that only makes their agony grow as they raise questions about the police response to this tragedy. stay with cnn. we're back after a quick break. she's getting graded on her green investments with merrill. a-plus.. still got it. (whistle blows) your money never stopsps workig for you with merrill, a bank of america company. frank is a fan of fast. he's a fast talker. a fast walker. thanks, gary. and for unexpected heartburn... frank is fan of pepcid.
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so it is memorial day weekend. i know millions of people are hitting the road even with these dramatic surge in gas prices nationwide, which i also know you've been paying attention to. the national average for a gallon of regular gas this morning, $4.60. that's a 46 cent increase in just a months time. cnn national correspondent nadia romero has more on this. good to see you this morning. people out and about? >> reporter: hey, christi. you know it because here in atlanta we have gorgeous weather. a nice little breeze, it's sunny and a holiday weekend. but, unfortunately, we have the highest gas prices on record this year. as you mention $4.60 for unled gas. that is up about $1.55 compared to just last year. but despite those numbers aaa still estimates some 35 million
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people will travel by car throughout this weekend, that being up about 5% compared to last year. and who's on the road more than ride share drivers. so we spoke with an uber driver who says gas prices are affecting business. take a listen. >> some uber drivers that want to give up because of the gas prices, and that's probably because they don't go out that much. but me myself i go all over. i've been to tennessee, alabama, all north, south, east, west, georgia, florida so it doesn't bother me as far as the gas prices are concerned. but i have seen how they fluctuate. >> reporter: and that is ms. valerie with such an optimistic outlook. give me a call, i'll give you a ride despite the gas prices. and we know people are taking a look how they're flying, travel by air. and here at the busiest airport in the country, the atlanta airport they sent out a tweet reminding travelers there will
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likely be long lines at tsa. they're expecting 22 million people to go through their airport. excuse me, 2 million passengers to go through their airport throughout this weekend with the busiest day for travel that would have been yesterday on friday. christi? >> i don't know, but i think it would be fun to travel with ms. valerie. nadia romero, good to see you this morning. thank you for the update. so, listen, this is also one of those weekends where you're hoping for good weather, but we're talking about storms, triple digit heat. karen maginnis, are we talking about snow as well? >> well, yes. but you have to go pretty high up in the mountains in southwestern montana, maybe in the higher peaks in the park but it's going to be severe weather. i know that interferes with a lot of graduation plans, get togethers, maybe some family reunions, in the northern tier into the midwest. this is where we're looking for
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a chance of severe weather. could see some of those isolated super cells which could spawn maybe an isolated tornado, large size hail and gusty winds. then spreading across the state and then moving past bismarck and towards fargo. it's going to bea very dynamic situation and multi-day. that is the problem. we could see some heavy downpours here with that severe weather i was telling you about across south dakota and into nebraska. it shifts further toward the east as we go into monday -- sunday and then into monday. so this is going to be the focus of the severe weather but not to be left out today in the northeast you could also see pretty heavy downpours. taking you sunday into monday from duluth to north plat that enhanced risk for severe weather. moves toward the east across minnesota and down to iowa and toward portions of of nebraska. and then towards the south a huge fire just to the east of
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santa fe burn in excess of 300 acres and now we've got gusty winds. there could be some dry thunderstorms there. look at these temperatures. close to 90 degrees for sunday for chicago. behind the front much colder. and christi, that's where we're going to pick up some of the coldest air and could be measuring snowfall in southwest montana in feet. >> karen maginnis, thank you for the heads up. and thank you so much for sharing part of your morning with us. i'm always grateful to have you here. there's more ahead in the next hour of "cnn newsroom" with jessica dean in just a moment. stay close. disagreement ends right now. lactaid ice cream is the creamy, real ice creream you loe that w will never mess with your stomach. lactaid ice cream. i brought in ensure max protein, with thirty grams of protein. those who tried me felt more energy in just two weeks! (shs wearily) here i'll take that! (excited yell) woo-hoo! ensure maxrotein. with thirty grams of protein, one gram of sugar, and nutrients to support immune health.
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hi, everyone, and thanks so much for joining me. i'm jessica dean. frederica whitfield is off today. we begin with haunting questions in uvalde, texas, ahead of president biden's trip there tomorrow. and as the families of 19 children and two teachers killed in the school massacre prepare to bury their loved ones, heartbroken parents demanding answers and accountability as new details continue to raise confusion and prompt questions about what went wrong. authorities facing scrutiny over conflicting information as well as the time line provided by law enforcement. we now know the gunman was not confronted by police before

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