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this is wcvb newscenter 5 at 5:00. ed: right off the top, we are tracking snow for the morning commute. heather: winter storm warnings are in effect. harvey: all right, i have to show you what is important here. it has been a winter storm warning and it is in effect and it includes the greater metropolitan area. the storm we are talking about is going to be closer and in a include snowfall. that is what we' re dealing with. it is 53 in boston but the air is chillier and that is the further north you get. the snow you see going down the region. this storm will take track that is very favorable to bring
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this will sort out as rain at around 10:00 or 11:00 tonight in boston, but look, we are changing over to snow in the northwest of boston and then in the deeper part of the morning commute, the deeper the snow will get and that line will move southeast. they will turn over and get several hours of meaningful snow as well. but because boston and the greater boston metropolitan area will be in the heavier snow longer, that is where the heavier amounts will be. so my best estimate on amounts is a wide swath through the greater boston metropolitan area and you can see anywhere from four to eight inches of snow and it is going to be wet, pasty snow and it will cling to shrubs, trees, and power lies. here is mike. mike: let'
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we are going to show you what specifically will happen. as you head into the morning commute, probably in boston we will get between two or four inches of snow and between the noon and 5:00 p.m.. / . -- 5:00 p.m. period, we will have more snow. i think what harvey is saying , the four inches to eight inches, is a very good ballpark. jc? phil: that' s -- jc: that' s right, we will have the eye-opener covering with live team coverage tomorrow at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow on channel 5 and on the wcvb app. phil: another busy day for presidential hopefuls in new hampshire and democrats prepare for tonight' s debate. we will begin with sera congi. she is live in portsmouth.
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sera: phil, the line is already donald trump hoping that the granite state toppling in iowa. donald trump: february 29, that is the -- february 9, that is the night we are going to take our country back. we are going to strengthen the voters and we are going to build the wall. sera: donald trump is rattled after coming off of a second-place finish to senator ted cruz right now. ted cruz is holding several town hall style events today hoping for a repeat. ted cruz: we need to repeal every word of obamacare. sera: despite trump' s attacks on ted cruz yesterday, alleging that he stole the iowa caucus,
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donald trump: if i win, i have a good chance. do i have people' s votes in here? sera: and the candidates who placed close third in iowa are also campaigning hard and -- the candidate who placed a close third in iowa is also campaigning hard in new hampshire. voters like one on one contact here and i noticed on donald trump' s itinerary today, he did have events were he had one-on-one contact of the voters. that is perhaps a sign of a different strategy as the event approaches. jc: a big night ahead for the democratic presidential contenders. their final debate before new hampshire' s first in the nation primary. newscenter 5' s janet wu is following the key issues there. she is live in durham.
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s most polls show new hampshire voters who plan to vote in the democratic primary on tuesday have a good idea who their candidate is. political insiders say there are voters who could still change minds. >> they always do that. 40% have not made up their final decisions. janet: what should their mission be tonight? for sanders, it is building on last night' s town hall where he pounded his inequality same. >> bernie sanders has to double down on his economic message. that is his strongest suit and it is what he does best. and he gets on other topics, he doesn' t do as well at every opportunity. he has to bring it back to the economic fight. that has gotten him this far in this race. janet: as for hillary clinton, republicans want to see her drive home how impractical
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>> there hasn' t been any meat on those bones. there is not going to be a single-payer health care system in this country. we have had at the and we should continue to roll back what we did do. janet: but what everyone will be looking for is that one memorable new hampshire moment. that are is -- there is one in every election and tonight could deliver. >> that is the one game changer that we know will happen because it is an actual debate between clinton and sanders, so this is the last known opportunity. jc: the republicans meet for their final debate before the heat -- before the new hampshire primary right here on news channel 5 and our coverage begins here at 8:00. and be sure to keep it right here on tuesday night. our reporters will have the candidates covered as primary
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and we will take you all the way until midnight. you can also watch on the wcvb mobile app. phil: right now a potential the rope iris outbreak at a handful of boston schools. newscenter 5 ' s pam cross is live in boston to tell us about the precautions now being taken. pam: that' s right, health experts are keeping a close eye on this and offering their best advice for how to avoid getting 50 students and some staff at three different schools are sick. a virus. there is nothing definitive but the unpleasant symptoms of nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea all point to nora virus or a g.i. tract virus. >> people feel very bad when they have this infection. it lasts for about one or two days and then they recover, but
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pam: our experts say with that hand washing with simple soap deterrent. coming up at 6:00, we will talk to an emergency room doctor who emergency medical center. now the search continues for a robbery suspect who tried to rip an entire cash store. ed harding is your troops play what he tried. ed: tried in deed because he intended to rob. what he did not anticipate was a back. take a look at the video. he goes in and he grabs the register at the stop quick convenience store and he struggles with the register. the clerk starts whacking at him with a golf club. the clerk also manage to lock the door so the thief was unable way out.
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>> the general -- the gentleman behind the register defended his property, which we don' t advise him to do, but he did an excellent job here ited: an -- excellent job here. ed: a knife dropped by the suspect was recovered. he escaped in an suv. late this morning the owner of the store arrived with a new cash register and back to business. the suspect is a big man. he is about 6' 4", 250 pounds, and about 35 years old. if you have any information, call the methuen police. jc: and boston latin' s headmaster is dealing with racist tweets. they are investigating. and the super bowl is just read is away and security is a top priority.
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in santa clara. still to come. an inside look at how the fbi and homeland security are making sure they are safe. the treatment of diabetes. tested. arrested and facing charges. what police say she did that could lead her in jail. >> analyst a look at the maps and save we have any red spots. 27 minutes on route three. upper deck to route 128 is fast. the 93 to newton corner is 12 minutes and both sides of 490
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announcer: you' re watching newscenter 5 at 5:00. phil: and the individuals at the oregon wildlife facility have not left and they said they would not leave it unless they were assured that they would not be charged. jc: the super bowl is just three days away and security is tighter than ever. the fbi and homeland security are working together to make sure levi' s stadium in california and all of the fans are safe. the coast guard is applying -- is deploying speedboats for water patrol it equipped with machine guns. bomb stiffing dogs and undercover police can be seen
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this year' s threat assessment points to the paris attacks in the severed in a massacre. >> we are always informed by the recent events. >> aric you leave here for us is an active shooter or a lone wolf terrorist event -- our achilles heel for us is an active shooter or lone wolf terrorist event. jc: military fighter jets and u.s. customs and border control the secure the skies throughout the game. phil: in the final speech to the national prayer breakfast, president obama says faith is required to conquer fear. the president said fear can lead to irrational fear of what he levels. president obama: this could erode the bonds of community. phil: the president' s message comes one day after he delivered remarks at a baltimore mosque where he talked about religious
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it was his first visit as president to a mosque in the u.s. jc: johnson & johnson is teaming up with a biotech company to speed develop the first stem cell treatment for cures for diabetes. it is a capsule that is implanted under the skin. so far it is proving promising in animals. a small number of diabetic patients are already testing. experts say if it works it would amount to occur -- if it works, it would amount to a cure, and in the need for freak -- frequent insulin injections of blood sugar testing. phil: we are getting a brief break from the winter temperatures here. but this is what it looks like on mount washington. these photos were taken on tuesday from the highest point in all of new england. monday the mountain experience than average wind speed of 102 miles per hour. the highest wind gust was 125
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that is the force of a category three hurricane. >> there were a few gusts off of the coast that were hurricane force here and now we are in the process of cooling down slowly, but it is setting the stage. phil: snowstorm! [laughter] >> let' s show you what is happening behind us. we have a winter storm warning for the greater boston metropolitan area. the water in cape cod winter weather advisory because it may take the water a little longer to change to snow. it may also take it a little bit longer to stick. it looks like this will impact the entire region before all is said and done. look at these same clouds to the north and the west. with the pinks. those clouds will thicken as we
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it is 53 in boston. the air is drying out right now. eventually it will start cooling off. the wind direction is out of the west-northwest and that is where it is slowly cooling off. these are temperatures cool enough yet to support snow, and if it starts, it is going to rain. we are in the mid-50' s in the cape and that will take the longest to change the rain to snow down there. chicago is below freezing, toronto is 34, ottawa is 32, syracuse is 36. that cold air will eventually have the snow work in as the moisture from the south starts to build northwards. here' s the storm and it looks like it is going to take a very favorable track with enough cold air coming in as the storm it moves up to flip the rain over to snow. that is going to happen tomorrow morning during that commute from the west to the southeast. the deeper into the community
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cape cod probably not flipping there until after the commute. there is the storm, it moves out in the late evening and that we have tranquil weather, relatively speaking, for saturday. here it comes, rain moving into boston, but look, 5:00 a.m., we have a mix of rain and wet snow. we start to see pockets of snow. then it flips over to snow and the snow can come down perhaps as much as an inch per hour for several hours once the flip has been completely made until around midday early afternoon time. down towards the cape, it takes a long time to flip over, it will happen, and then everything exits. how much snow are we talking about? i want to show you the computer models. this is one of our computer models that is the most bullish and is producing 10 inches of
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claim -- and i' m splitting the difference between these two models and that is probably the most sensible thing at this point. we are talking about a wide swath of four to eight inches of snow. this is going to be that heavy, wet, pasty snow. it can cling to the tree that. at 5:00 a.m., we will have a medium impact, but by 7:00 a.m., we will have a high impact and the impact will very, gradually weighing as it heads -- gradnua ually wane as it heads east. late monday night and into tuesday, there is potential for a nor' easter at that time. there is a potential. i can' t say it is locked and i can' t say how strong it will be. what a very significant possibility around that time and the cold and dry area will
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phil: banks. since we are talking about wind, take a look at this. they were so strong earlier this week in scotland that it actually turned a waterfall upside down. you can see the 90 mile per hour spraying upward and blowing back. the video is a viral sensation tonight getting millions of views. jc: that is incredible. phil: that was something special. my goodness. jc: somebody had to take the video. phil: spectacular. jc: i know this is up problem for you, mr. neat-nick! phil: i am not that neat. jc: clutter is a battle at many of us fight inside our home daily. phil: removing some of that stuff could change her life for the better. new tonight, some tips from the experts and how you can clear
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v all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. phil: take a look at this. every once in a while, we have this feed coming into our control room. you should be able to look at a beautiful sunset. jc: it is stunning. phil: to make boston prettier, we have to do something like that. done. jc: that' s right. phil: google fiber is trying to give back. it plans to offer high-speed internet to thousands of low income families for free.
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housing buildings and cities where it operates. it is rolling out the service in kansas city just yesterday. that is kansas city alone and it will cost more than $1 million a year. jc: new at 5:00, the battle against clutter. 25% of americans with a two-car garage have so much stuff they can' t even get a car in. phil: the desire to clean up his fueling an international trend and lana zak checked in with an expert to get us started. lana: we spoke with a japanese organization guru and we spent an estimate 3700 hours going through clutter and trying to find items we have misplaced. >> i have tried to find places for things to be but it is still where is this and where is that? lana: lisa has struggled to keep up.
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i have bills and all the work stuff compiling in the same place. lana: it happens again and again. >> i get tired and then i don' t do anything for three days and that i look at my house and it is a disaster. lana: i enlisted the help of a professional organizer, amy dobson, to teach us her professional secret. amy: if you haven' t used to something in the last six months to a year, get rid of it. lana: she said to put things in piles, and donate pile, trash pile, recycle pile. amy: figure out what you where and what you don' t where. lana: her other tip is to figure family. amy: one family could get clothing into the bin but it was not in the living room anymore. lana: another pitfall that
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person set up an organization system but when the other family members did not get along with it. one study found by decluttering your kitchen, you could decrease how much you snack by 44%. lana zak, abc news, des moines. jc: i have read that book and i could talk about this topic forever. phil: is there a chapter in there for 13-year-old girls? because i need my daughter to read it. [laughter] jc: it is just a simple process of how she goes through it and i got my closet so organized that i got my daughter to do it but not everybody in the household is on board. phil: jc has been much calm her sense so it is a good thing. jc: he think i' m joking. next on newscenter 5 at 5:30, cleaning up from severe weather down south. phil: extensive damage left behind in several states. the efforts underway tonight to make sure everyone is safe.
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