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Thursday, February 25, 2021

BLIZZARD FOR BRI

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BLIZZARD FOR BRI
BLIZZARD FOR BRI
BLIZZARD FOR BRI

Tracking with your plans?

"*at blizzard warning are in effect... i'm tracking the snow and wind through tonight.... and i'm kimt stormteam 3 meteorologist sean macaday live in stormtracker?

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"* w we'll bring you latest road conditions.

"love the snow, so bring it because i'm ready for it."

And with the snow and ice making their way into rochester... kimt news 3 is checking in with second street joe... and learning how he's getting ready for the the race is on to get those last minute gifts.

I'm kimt news three's jeremy wall live with a look at the rush before the blizzard really kicks in.

Let's do this.

Ready?

Yeah.

A north iowa dentist gets her covid vaccine.

Hear from the frontline worker herself about what this means to her./// rpu live eye kimt news three first at 4 starts right now.

Rpu live eye good afternoon and thank you for joining us for kimt news 3 first at 4.

I'm katie lange quad box with live eyes for those of you who wished for a white christmas?

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"* well yo wish is coming true.

We are tracking a blizzard this afternoon.

((katie points to live eyes in big mo)) in this hour?

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"* we are bringing yo team coverage from across the area.

You can see right now the snow is really coming down in ?

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#- ((katie ad ) quad box with live eyes wasting no time ?

"* let's check in with kimt stormteam 3 cheif meteorloigist aaron white.

Aaron?

A blizzard warning will go into effect starting at 3pm today through early thursday morning for the majority of the area.

Plan for very difficult travel conditions through the evening hours and into the overnight.

Accumulations of snow will be greatest to the north and west of a line from mason city to rochester.

Expecting 1?

"*4" in the rochester and mason city areas, upwards of 4 inches to the northwest of this line including owatonna and albert lea.

Lesser accumulation around an inch is expected further to the south and east of that line.

Temperatures will continue to drop rapidly through the evening hours with overnight lows falling below the zero mark.

Wind chills will likely range from ?

"*10 to ?

"*25 heading into christmas ee as strong northwestern winds will continue to move through.

Highs on thursday will remain in the single digits.

Christmas day itself is still looking cold, but sunny, with kimt stormteam 3 meteorologist sean macaday is on the streets in stormtracker 3.

He joins us now live for a look at the current road conditions.

Sean how is it out there?

A blizzard warning will go into effect starting at 3pm today through early thursday morning for the majority of the area.

Plan for very difficult travel conditions through the evening hours and into the overnight.

Accumulations of snow will be greatest to the north and west of a line from mason city to rochester.

Expecting 1?

"*4" in the roches and mason city areas, upwards of 4 inches to the northwest of this line including owatonna and albert lea.

Lesser accumulation around an inch is expected further to the south and east of that line.

Temperatures will continue to drop rapidly through the evening hours with overnight lows falling below the zero mark.

Wind chills will likely range from ?

"*10 to ?

"*25 hea into christmas eve as strong northwestern winds will continue to move through.

Highs on thursday will remain in the single digits.

Christmas day itself is still looking cold, but sunny, with kimt stormteam 3 meteorologist sean macaday is on the streets in stormtracker 3.

He joins us now live for a look at the current road conditions.

Sean how is it out there?

Thanks sean.

Be safe out there.

We'll continue to track current road conditions throughout this newscast.

So be sure to stay with us for the very latest./// with blizzard conditions well on their way to current road conditions throughout this newscast.

So be sure to stay with us for the very latest./// with blizzard conditions well on their way to rochester... kimt news three's anthony monzon is catching up with one local fixture who's always spending time outside.

He joins us now live from second street south west in rochester... with how joe johnson... the second street waving flag guy... is getting ready for the first big winter storm.

Anthony?

Well katie... the ice and snow can definitely cause a mess out on the roads... but not everybody is dreading the incoming frostiness.

Case in point... second street joe who's joining me now... and i don't think it's an understatemen t to say joe is ready for the snow... is it?

Thanks anthony.

Joe says he'll keep waving his flags in his never?

"*ending quest to spread cheer here in the med city.

With christmas nearly here and a winter storm bearing down on us, local retail shops are packed with people doing last minute holiday shopping.

Kimt news 3's jeremy wall is live inside "nerdin out" with more.

Jeremy, what are you looking at there?

Katie, like many customers who shop here im actually looking at some pop vinly figures, big collectors items. interestingly, people didn't come in to do last minute shopping because of the weather.

Some came to find items to fill stockings before christmas.

Others came to kill time after a dentist appointment.

There was even a last minute pick up for merhcandise that was purchased earlier were out doing some last minute holiday shopping just making sure we got those presents in the stockings and already to go they have like an auction on facebook so were coming up to pick something up that we got, just for us the store management here tells me that one of the hot sellers this holiday season are these so?

"* called funko pops.

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Thanks jeremy.

If you need to do any last minute shopping... the apache mall is set to close at 9 this evening... weather dependent... as for nerdin out ?

"* they are open until 7 tonight.

Winter storm is forcing mayo clinic health system to close multiple clinics and care sites.

You can see those here on your screen.

They closed a few minutes ago at 4.

For the full list of those closures head on over to kimt dot com.

Also breaking this afternoon?

*- governor tim walz is signing an executive order to reopen pools for lap swimming and organized swim teams beginning on monday, january 4th pools may reopen for lap swim and organized sports activities as long as facilities follow social distancing requirements specific to pools.

"all i want for christmas is my two front teeth" is taking a backseat to the covid vaccine at one dental office in hancock county.xxx "this is hope, right!?"

The staff at tesene (tuh?

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"() and ma in garner received what they call a "gift."

Hancock county public health started distribution of the moderna covid vaccine today.

Eleven workers at the clinic rolled up their sleeves for the shot.

Doctor amy maurer says she's thrilled to be among some of the first to "i feel great, i feel super honored, i rolled it up, i feel proud of our country, i feel proud of science, we just are pretty lucky, it's the end of all this."

Maurer says her office had to close for two months early in the pandemic.

They've since re?

"*opened takig extra steps to ensure patient and staff safety./// are blood thinners helping covid?

"* 19 patients?

A trial looking at the effects./// the coronaviurs isn't stopping americans from traveling this holiday season.

Find out just how many people t?

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"*a has screened so far.

"and now it's just a waiting game..

We've had a crew on since 7am... " the minnesota department of transportatio n is gearing up to clean up a mess like this.

How they're planning to tackle this blizzard ... to keep you this is a live look at downtown rochester ?

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