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we sort of take a sigh of relief as we deal with chilly the potential for that flooding. as the morning goes on we'll
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warmer temperatures and how we can salvage the end of the weekend. let's stick with weather. weather is on the minds of a lot of people this morning as a lot of folks are bracing for more of it. shelters are on stand by, just in case the governor calls for mandatory evacuations. eyewitness news reporter kala rama joins us live from sea bright new jersey with the conditions there. good morning to you. >> michelle, good morning to you. i just heard amy talking about the temperatures. june seems like a distant memory with how cold it is out here. wind at least has died down since was here just yet in the same area. the wind has died down. that's good news to start off the morning. heavy potted plants have turned
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government agencies were asking to bring -- just beyond here is the river. that river is the issue in sea bright. when it sees high levels these interior streets flood. they were seeing quite a bit of flooding yesterday. it has receded since then. neighbors were prepared for this. on the other side of the main street is the ocean. that's where we saw a lot of sand dunes being built up. we know those ocean waves got really high. we saw amy there yesterday. we know they the surf has been very rough. now we're looking at the river and all eyes will be on that later this afternoon as this rain continues to come down. thank you so much. home and business owners are bracing for the storm.
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a lot of people concerned at the storm. the beaches, barrier berms they started building after superstorm sandy are still not complete. >> it's something that keeps you up at night when you stay up and watch the forecast and hope and pray and keep your fingers crossed. >> state and federal money has been spent. yesterday some people took advantage of the high surf to hit the waves. dozens of surfers were in the water off broadway beach. >> so nice. on long island the rain and wind have been tough to drive in. we saw minor flooding on the streets of smith town. sanitation crews were busy cutting up downed trees and branches to cart away. volunteers on staten island helped direct first responders. emergency spent the night in an
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keeping track of accidents, fallen trees and downed power lines. stay with eyewitness news for continuing coverage of hurricane joaquin. we will be following the storm and weekend weather on our facebook and twitter pages. we are learning disturbing new details about the mass shooting at a community college in oregon. the close-knit community is reeling. brandi hitt joins us live from roseburg with the story. >> we now know the names of the nine people shot and killed here. there's a growing memorial outsided college campus as more witnesses step forward we're getting more accounts of exactly what happened in the heroic efforts to try and save lives. >> he's in a classroom. >> surrounded by gunfire,
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mercer was found with six guns and owned several more. >> i don't care. i care about the families he's affected. >> and at this memorial you can see the sign pray for roseburg. so many americans are already responds. chris mintz's go fund me web page has seen hundreds floe in. hawk very much. without a doubt that go fund me page, we'll stay with eyewitness news for the latest on the investigation. still to come one eye saturday morning, 32 crew members aboard a cargo ship. 28 members of that crew are americans. >> and meteorologist amy freeze
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whchildren. have you seen relisha. abc7 and your tri-state ford dealers thank you for helping protect our children. 6:11. welcome back, bahamas taking a lashing from hurricane joaquin. it has knocked out power and brought flooding. the storm ripped through homes and businesses, uprooted trees and toppled power lines. emergency officials say flood waters trapped people in their homes and cell phone was down for many people. there have been no reports of anyone seriously injured in this storm. a search continues at daybreak for a missing american cargo ship that did disappeared off the bahamas during the height of the storm. it was heading from florida to
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puerto rico when it reported engine problem and 33 people are on board. that is scary. >> my goodness. i was down in seaside heights seaside park and the big question from everybody is what is the storm doing. what are we going to get, you know, always. >> the good news is it's not affecting the entire area. it's mainly going to be coastal impacts and during high tide. it's that persistent northeast wind that's still 20 to 30 miles per hour nonstop and we've also got high surf over the last 24 hours. that will be the main focus. joaquin is like a fish storm. that's who's worried about joaquin right now. it's really taking away in a lot of ways. let's start with what's happening this morning. it's chilly temperatures. we're just in the 40s. daytime highs yesterday were the coldest they've been since early june, more than 120 days. we definitely have a fall chill
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it's going to make it feel colder at times. streets are wet. we're at 49 degrees in central park. northeast winds about 15 to 30 miles an hour this morning depending on your location. we've seen a consistent 30 miles an hour wind gust at the shore overnight, and that has just eaten away at a lot of the beaches and created or even exaggerated high tide times that occurred. right now 47 in poughkeepsie. toms river, 50 for islip. the northeast wind, this is the current wind speed about 15 to 25 miles an hour: then you throw in the gusts which have been above 30 miles an hour. we're looking at these high wind gusts above the shoreline, repeated waves battering the show, and that's what allows the water to spill over the bank. we have about an inch of rain across the area.
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there have been a few spots, especially through south jersey where we've gotten an inch and a half over the last few hours. the energy and moisture is flowing into the carolinas. record rainfall there and that storm system is coastal that's already affecting the eastern seaboard of the u.s. is tapping into what's happening with joaquin. in some ways it's feeding that trail of moisture. the storm track itself remains 500 miles offshore by the we get monday into tuesday. it's continuing to push off to the northeast as projected and was trending all along this week further and further east. breathing a sigh of relief. the only places affected by this eventually will be the fish in the ocean. no one else will really feel the effects. maybe a bit of heightened wavers for far portions of eastern long island. the storm system today could give us 50 miles an hour wind gusts in isolated locations.
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we'll continue to see the 6 to 10-foot waves which we saw yesterday for sea bright. major coastal flooding possibility in some areas. most will be minor property damage and most of these areas are typically flood prone. 64 degrees will be the temperature tomorrow. we get past today in the 50s again. our temperatures start to come up and sunday, i think we're rain free. we have clouds around here tomorrow. i don't think we'll see any rain, maybe a sprinkle or two at the shore: that's about it. monday's looking good. we've set the stage for a fall- like week ahead. just a few tenths of an inch of rain, less than a half inch at the jersey shore. light rain is possible. coastal flooding and high tide concerned through tonight. 54 will be our overnight low. and tomorrow we stepped into a forecast where we see a passing
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i think some of the inland locations go without ankletly tomorrow afternoon. monday 68 degrees, tuesday, wednesday, thursday we're back into the 70s. nice october pattern coming in for the middle of the week. tuesday and wednesday look absolutely beautiful. the trend of the forecast continues to push forties with joaquin. completely different. what's happening with the flooding today is the coastal storm, not joaquin. >> okay. >> that storm, joaquin comes in our direction around monday into tuesday, 500 miles offshore. >> good. >> perfect. perfect location. >> thank you. >> straight ahead on eyewitness news on saturday morning, developing right now, new information on that boat that capsized in jamaica bay yesterday. two deaths have been confirmed. >> a priest in new jersey is
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such a shame it's labeled a "getaway." life should always feel like this. hampton. we go together. always get the lowest price, only when you book direct at hampton.com two men are ted and three others hurt after their boat capsized in jamaica bay. that boat overturned just before 8:00 last night. it took about half an hour for rescue crews to get the men out of the water. two of the victims were rushed to beth israel hospital where they died. three others are being treated few moor nor injuries. police are trying to figure out why the men were out on the water. a priest in new jersey is facing charges of aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child after police say he pointed a functional
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father kevin carter is a pastor of st. margaret of cortona roman catholic church. nearly two weeks ago he pointed a civil war era gun that worked at an 8-year-old boy when the boy came with his family for sunday mass. apparently the whole thing started over football. the little boy told the 54-year- old he'd be rooting for dallas when the cowboys played the giants. >> it shouldn't be done at all. not acceptable. >> even if it was a prank, you're scaring a kid. it causes emotional damage. >> police say the priest had ammunition and gun powder for that functioning gun. prosecutors say he indicated he would shoot the boy in front of a room full of people. the incident was not reported to the archdiocese for nearly two weeks. the vatican has spoken up
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pope francis' meeting with the devil meeting with the kentucky county clerk. pope francis greeted the man's partner at the vatican embassy. this comes on the day the vatican announced the pope did not intentionally meet with kim
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6:23 right now. time for sports. >> good morning everybody let's start with football. the nfl season reaches the quarter tomorrow, week 4 already, and it kicks off bright and early. the jets in england for a game against the dolphins. that game starts tomorrow 9:30 at wembley stadium. this 12th nfl game will be the first to feature division rivals. after a row game for both teams in front of british fans. >> hopefully they like us and we play good football and smart football. >> both teams are having to deal with the adjustments so we're kind of on an even playing field there. >> giants on the road at buffalo. both teams dealing with injuries this week. big blue gets red did i for prime time after this. you have a sunday night game, then a monday night game.
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>> it's going to be a 440 game and we're playing at their house. the crowd could be a factor. we're ready for the challenge. >> we've got a couple more days left before the game and did a lot of mental reps and going into sunday looking to have some fun. big baseball games last night were washed out by rain. the mets in the race with the dodgers. we know they're going to play each other in round 1 of the playoffs. rained out yesterday at citi field, mets and nationals will play a split doubleheader today. after that they get ready for the playoffs to start. >> you know, you get things the way you want to. at the same time, whether we start the post season at home or on the road, still got to find ways to win ball games. ' been on both sides. yankees rained out in baltimore last night.
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locker room celebration from the other night. nova, severino are scheduled pitches. final game for the devils. they start playing for keepsakes friday. big mls match at rfk stadium. nyc fc against d. c. united. d. c united would rally. a loose ball on a free kick in the 92nd minute stoppage time. nyc loses it-1. we go back to football. the fxfl season opener, the brooklyn bolts against the -- josh freeman, the bolt qb. turnover as o'problem last night. the bolts lose 29-6. a busy busy weekend around these parts whatever happens this weekend laura behnke has it covered. i'll see you back here on monday. >> much more ahead on
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eyewitness news on this saturday morning including a live look at today's top stories. >> i'm kala rama live in sea bright. you can see the wind has been through the area blowing heavy pots over. we'll tell you when flooding becomes an issue. >> stay warm out there. we're following a developing story out of northern afghanistan. three staff members of doctors without borders are dead and more than two dozen missing after a u.s. air strike in a hospital. we'll have details on that. >> meteorologist amy freeze here, watching the skies this morning we have limited visibility due to the clouds and the fog out there. it's hard to see the top of the empire state building. if we rate this day ahead of us with coastal flooding potential and rain still continuing at
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welcome back to eyewitness news, it is saturday morning, and we are already at the 3rd of october. >> feels like it. >> it does. it does a little bit. >> what is it about 30 degrees colder than it was this time last week. >> all right right. >> and meteorologist amy freeze. she knows the science and the numbers. i just know about innuendo and rumor. >> and pumpkin. >> i know. we got our coffee. we'll drink our coffee while it's cold and rainy. >> it is chilly you guys. it really is. yesterday's daytime highs were the coldest we've seen since early june, more than 120 days. we're stuck in the 50s again today, and it won't be until early next week we start to see the temperatures return. that calendar changed and boom that weather decided it was going to get cold real quick. 49 degrees is what we saw in central park. fog hanking low covering the tom of the empire state
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building. temperatures in the low 40s for monticello and sussex, upper 40s through northwest new jersey through the hudson valley into coastal connecticut. and we've also got temperatures in the low 50s for long island with wind gusts out of the up to 30 to 35 miles per hour. gusty winds mixed with high tide are going to spell the trouble for us today. keep in mind that visibility will stay low through the early morning hours. we don't have a lot of sun to breakthrough. we just have light rain. that's not going to cause the flooding. the problem with the flooding is at the coast during high tide. typically low lying flood prone areas that are influenced by tidal waves, tidal water, the coastal locations. those are the places that are going to see problems. as far as rainfall and flooding because of rainfall that's happening in the carolinas, that storm system being sent by huck joaquin which continues to
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take a northeasterly track and we're expecting it to be more than 500 miles off the eastern monday. upper 40s right now. along. i'll talk about those for the second half of the weekend and beyond the accuweather seven- tony. >> thank you very much. as you've been saying a nasty morning on tap for many parts of the area. people in new jersey bracing the weekend. >> shelters are on stand by just in case the governor calls for mandatory evacuations. eyewitness news reporter kala rama joins us live from sea bright with more on the conditions there. kala good morning to you. >> reporter: we just heard amy talk about the areas that are affected, the river communities, the coastal communities here. this area in sea bright has both. just across the main drag is the ocean and just behind me is the river. talk about the conditions now, you can see just behind me a
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heavy pot has blown over. the wind has died down since this. yesterday when i was out here, the wind was whipping around 30 miles per hour here. we're expecting that again later this afternoon. just beyond that you can see the river here. this is the worry. when it hits high tide the higher levels, this is what breaches and floods the interior roadsed we saw that yesterday. yesterday it certainly was a scene. this is in front of a major super market here in town. the interior roads where people sort of get trapped in their homes so they have to make sure they're prepared on storms like this. this nor'easter has brought a lot of rain. this area has seen an inch of rain in the last 24 hours: my photographer saw an officer patrolling the area. he said they're waiting for the afternoon for it to flood again. high tide comes this around
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we may see images like you saw yesterday afternoon come again today. that is the worry and that's what they're looking out for. live in sea bright, kala rama. >> we know that sea bright area very well. stay with eyewitness news for continuing hurricane joaquin. we will also be following the storm and all the weekend's weather on our facebook and twitter pages. developing now overseas, doctors without borders says three staff members have been killed and more than two dozen are missing after a u.s. air strike hit a hospital in northern afghanistan. the bombing happened early this morning. a spokesman for u.s. forces confirms the air strike may have resulted in collateral damage to a nearby medical facility. taliban insurgents overran the facility. officials report the hospital was left badly damaged in that u.s. air strike.
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we are learning more about the six u.s. airmen killed in a military plane crash. it happened yesterday morning while their plane crashed while taking off in the eastern part of that country: four of the airmen were deployed from texas. two others were from massachusetts. their base commander says the security forces squadron is receiving help to try to get through this tragedy. >> they're incredible airmen who serve their country voluntarily and lost their lives protecting this great nation. >> five civilian contractors on the plane and two afghans on the ground also were killed in the crash. the taliban is claiming isis fighters downed the plane, but the u.s. military says it is unlikely that is what caused the crash. federal investigators are on the scene this morning after a deadly plane crash near the georgia and south carolina border. the plane was headed to nearby south carolina airport from
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the airport says someone on the plane issued a distress call moments before the crash. four people were killed. st. paul minnesota has two big events going on this weekend. after a meeting with the mayor both are expected to go smoothly. tomorrow is the twin cities marathon. it's also the day black lives matter st. paul planned a protest and rally. the st. paul group originally said it would shut down the marathon which runners from qualifying for the boston marathon. after the meeting with the mayor the head of the group said it would not interfere. >> part of our goal is awareness and another goal is safety. i think it's balance of those two things. >> the mayor sat down with the group for two hours. he says he's looking forward to continued dialogue. police are searching for a careless smoker they believe caused a bad fire that happened
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seen about an inch in most locations, a few spots in part, of new jersey that got an inch and a half. rain isn't the concern, it's more the coastal flooding high tide. that can occur at the ocean front. if you live in those flood prone areas or high tide locations you're likely very aware of when those times are and what potentially can happen. we're expecting minor to moderate levels, the big question mark is always what happens with storms in particular from storm to storm tech perform differently. that's why it's a good idea to be vigilant, to be alert. to have all these plans in place. as our shoreline was change wed learn new information. that's basically how this is going to go down. looking over central park, low lying clouds, foggy conditions,
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drizzly, damp, dreary, a little raw feeling to the atmosphere. these wind come in. it feels uncomfortable. 49 degrees. chilly temperatures. 50s on long island. hampton bay you've got 56. down the jersey shore, temperatures are about the same. temperature change of 2 degrees colder than yesterday morning, but we'll still end up in the mid-50s this afternoon. so not a lot of change with the feel of today. light rain could continue, especially at the ocean front. we won't rule it out for other places, very damp ground, the fields, a lot of folks wondering if they're going to get their games in this morning. likely it's too wet in some areas. minor to moderate coastal flooding through tonight. look at your high tides. those are the times of main concern, usually about an hour and a half on either side of the high tide. hurricane joaquin out into the atlantic. as it approaches the east coast
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up, it will be 500 miles offshore. more of a storm really for our area. northeast winds will continue up to 35 miles an hour. visibility is limited now. we expect some improvement. light rain can't be ruled out. highest rain amounts, poughkeepsie got almost 2 inches. suffolk has been so far away from the push of rain or any other problems with water. they've been able to drain that very easily. for us, the jersey shore probably going to get rain this morning. we've got sea bright. we also have the highlands. any of these areas around sandy hook, high tides be awe are of what's happening. also the continuing high surf off the 10-foot waves. major coastal flooding is a possibility but that is just for those areas that are majorly sensitive to the high waters, the battering of waves and the combination of high tide.
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a lot of the locations have had their homes raised. they're still waiting to see what happens with these storms and how it affects the shoreline. feeding into the carolinas where they're expecting record rainfall well inland simply because the coastal storm is granning that energy and moisture from joaquin. right now this is a powerful category 3 storm with 125-mile an hour winds. the slow movement off to the northeast continues 13 miles an hour is the latest movement to the northeast. what we see from that is we are still 500 miles from the most likely track monday into tuesday. what we're seeing now is not the effects of the hurricane. instead it's a coastal storm and the high tide combination from that. high pressure and the storm is creating that wind that's speeding onshore. by tomorrow that lifts up a little bit. we'll get brightening to the skies and less wind and warmer temperatures.
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we should be in the mid-60s by tomorrow. look at sunday's futurecast. hardly a sprinkle on the map. not looking for much rainfall. the futurecast models show less than a half inch. rain could come and go at times. very light. it is overcast and still windy but a lot of moisture is not the issue here. coastal flooding is the concern through this evening's high tide. 54 is the overnight low in the city and the accuweather seven- day forecast, joaquin well offshore. we really start to shape things up monday, tuesday feeling a lot cooler like fall. it's going to be beautiful sky conditions. the temperatures returning to the low 70s. notice the overnight lows 50, upper 50s or mid-50s. that will produce the precise conditions needed for beautiful colors to start to peak around the area. moisture helps. that's what we're getting right now. we see the transition. >> all right.
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what makes the martian so great is that watching it in 3d on a big screen i came to believe he was actually alone on the red planet. >> an old friend of mine called to say her boys age 12 and 14 want to see the martian and asked me would that be okay? definitely. i highly recommend this movie and so does eyewitness news anchor shirleen allicot who watched it with me. she calls it a great theater experience, especially in 3d. i agree. i'm sandy kenyon eyewitness news this weekend. >> all right. there you go. kudos. >> coming up in the next hour ofy eye this saturday morning, we're following a developing story this morning, while a storm churns along the coast, two men and several others were hurt after a boat capsized in jamaica bay, and now we have learned it has also turned fatal. >> also take a look at the sky. meteorologist amy freeze
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call 1-800-341-9716. this is new york's number 1 news, channel 7 eyewitness news with michelle charlesworth and rob nelson and amy freeze with the exclusive accuweather forecast. now eyewitness news this morning. >> two men are dead after their boat capsized in stormy waters of jamaica bay. >> also high tide is expected to bring coastal flooding to much of new jersey and throughout our area today. part of a dangerous storm system that's been hovering. >> taking a live look right now from brooklyn, it is cold, windy and rainy throughout our region. the question is will there be a bright spot at all this weekend.
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good saturday morning, i'm michelle charlesworth. >> and i'm toni yates in for rob nelson. welcome to the 7:00 hour of eyewitness news this morning. always glad to see you. >> yeah, virtually. >> i'm michelle charlesworth. happy saturday. let's get right to meteorologist amy freeze talking about the weather. we don't go to that. sorry. >> okay. so developing right now. two men have died and three others are hurt after their boat capsized in jamaica bay. that boat overturned in the rough water just before 8:00 last night. it took about half an hour for rescue crews to get the men out of the water. two of the victims were rushed to beth israel hospital where they died. three others are being treated for minor injuries at coney island hospital. police are investigating what the men were doing on the water. on long island firefighters were -- it happened at the corner of north country road
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and beacon hill drive in stony brook. the tree fell on top of a car leaving it somewhat damaged. the driver who was in that car made it out without being injured. the heavy rain caused flooding in the area as well. 9th street in lindenhurst was covered by tidal flooding overnight as the rain continued to palm nearby creeks overflowed their banks. ed flooding should regredes. >> i jumped the gun. >> because there's so much happening with this weather. >> amy freeze good morning to you. >> good morning to you my michelle and toni. visibility is reduced more so this morning. we'll see low clouds like this, cloudy conditions, dreary, rainy, raw right through the afternoon. looking for any drenching downpours, instead on and off moisture coming and going, current wind speed, actually a gust reported out of laguardia
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31 right now for newark. it's been interesting to look at the differences that they have had handling water in both of those airports. newark of course with their new drainage system, and then of course jfk with their tidal gate. a system like this where we've got the potential for tidal flooding knowing they've made things okay is good news. northeasterly winds currently gusting to nearly 30 miles an hour over a large portion of the area. we've also got visibility reduced in many locations down to 2 to 5 miles visibility. some of that could improve from time to time, but wouldn't be surprised with the fog lingering through the afternoon, especially in coastal locations any point east of new york city. light rain is continuing for us here in the tri-state. if you look at a bigger picture we're dealing with the heaviest rainfall in the carolinas. for us it's a little bit of light rain from time to time. looking through monmouth county
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a high of 56 today. winds continue to be persistent out of the northeast up to 35 miles an hour. right now we check in. kala rama is in sea bright. as we go throughout the day today kala, the thing is you're pointing out which is so true, we've got the potential for not only the river tidal flooding and the high waves there, some beach erosion as well. >> exactly. they could be hit on two fronts. just across the main drag is the ocean. we saw the sand dunes up there yesterday. we definitely have some strong surf it's not causing a major issue at this point. yesterday we did see a lot of issues because of that flooding. that's from the river here. there are also heavy wind gusts around 30 miles per hour here. let me show you exactly what you're working with here. wind blew over heavy pots, wrought iron chairs in this area. the wind has died down for the morning. behind me is the river. this is one of those interior streets that will see flooding
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once we hit high tide. high tide is expected around 2:00 this afternoon and that's when the issues will start. let me show you what those issues look like. take a look from yesterday's video and you can see what the flooding looked like here. you can see streets looked more like rivers here in front of the supermarket in town which is on ocean avenue between the river and the ocean. it was a lot of flooding, interior roads saw the same thing. people couldn't leave their homes and that's what emergency management was watching for. it's expected to come again this afternoon. we're in low tide so we're not seeing too many issues. same thing as yesterday, the residents in this area are on warning and emergency management is looking out for those issues. live in sea bright, kala rama channel 7 eyewitness news. >> what a great look at what's going on out there. officials in monmouth county want everyone to stay on high alert.
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occur through the weekend. police department posted these pictures on facebook. joining us on the phone is monmouth county sheriff shawn golden. can talk about what's happening out there right now? >> hey, good morning. we have a nor'easter like event coming up into monmouth county. you can see the flooding during high tide. we have similar situations -- possible here during high tide period. the sea bright area certainly anywhere along the rivers. -- [ indiscernible ] a little bit of an issue for us. the tides are above normal and
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flooding in those areas. high winds, we only had sporadic power outages last night. they did a good job of -- power outages so that's what we've been seeing. >> is this pretty much business as usual with a storm of this magnitude though? for the people who live in those areas, even the areas that they always know to flood is that pretty much the case or are you seeing anything that's alarming. >> i would say it's business as usual in terms of our residents are known to those areas. they know what to do. only, you know, with the hurricane that was off the coast, that was, you know, posing some additional threats and again, the storm surge, the pressure on the coast. you know, it doesn't look like we'll see that traumatic effect. and our residents know what to do in these types of situations
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on the local roadways. >> especially in sea bright. i know there's some areas that are higher ground. did you guys have to make the call for a lot of people to move the calls it higher ground and are people heeding that advice? >> generally emergency management in conjunction with the local emergency management i made those calls, exposures and most of the resident there is know. we don't see the seasonal residents that -- vacationers. so that's somewhat of a good thing. they're generally not familiar, but you know, our day-to-day residents know. >> yeah, we're looking at them as they were pushing the sand up on the beaches too. how's it going with trying to hold on to those beaches with this storm? >> you know, this -- beach erosion, we've done a great job post-sandy of replenishing the beaches up and down monmouth
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when we get a storm like this -- [ indiscernible ] on the beach was and to the surge coming up and particularly in those drainage lakes for instance in belmar we drained the lakes down to the levels so the storm border will have some runoff into the lakes. again, the pressure from the ocean coming up. those preparations go on anytime we see the nor'easter like effect. you know, we'll end up training some of the lakes. >> sure. thanks for taking the time to talk to us on the phone this morning. >> you bet. drive safely everybody. >> thank you. >> stay with eyewitness news and abc7 for the latest weather conditions. a reminder that you can always keep track of conditions in
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downloading the free accutrack weather alert app. long title there. we are following the latest as the investigation continues into that deadly shooting on a community college campus in oregon prosecutors say the suspect was heavily armed, had stashed an additional weapon he never used. chris harper mercer was killed after a shootout with police. he's accused of killing nine of his classmates with a handgun at umpqua community college. investigators say he had stashed a rival in another room but -- a rifle in another room but never fired it. he flunked out of basic training in 2008 after failing to meet minimum administrative standards. >> next this saturday morning, a mystery stemming from hurricane joaquin.
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welcome back. the search will continue for a u.s. cargo ship missing off the coast of the bahamas. there are 33 people on board that ship. it lost contact with the coast guard thursday after taking on water during the height of hurricane joaquin. now search crews were called back to land overnight. they will resume their search once the sun is up. a hurricane warning remains
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bahamas has hurricane joaquin moves away from the island chain. the storm hit the bahamas thursday ripping roofs off homes and bringing down trees. the strong wind and heavy rain knocked out power to several different communities. the good thing about this storm is that so far no injuries have been reported. that is amazing. pretty powerful stuff. >> for hurricane joaquin in our area, sunday into monday even into tuesday, the storm will be 500 miles offshore. got a great question by twitter from robert hunter. he said with the uncertainty that we saw earlier in the week with where the track of the storm would go, now that it appears it will be well offshore is there any chance it could swing back as we get closer to the storm. >> good question. >> if it can go that way that fast, can it come back. >> as we forecast the closer we
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particular point, the better we get. itst very unlikely that it would swing back because all the science has been trending further east. the good news is it could be further offshore. right now radio0 miles will give us very little effect than anything at all being more of a fish storm t. will be out of reach. we keep our eye on it and watch the track every single computer run. thanks for the question. right now trying to look down into lower manhattan. you can't even see the empire state building. no way we're getting 1 world trade in this picture. it's just too cloudy. down at street level you can see surfaces are still wet. light rain is continuing for parts of the area. it is rainy. it is raw. it is cold. 49 degrees and you match that with the winds out of the northeast which are gusting 15 to 30 miles an hour.
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cloudy. we remain gray and dreary. there will be only light showers. out of the shorelines at the wind gusts. 40 to 50 miles an hour will be isolated. 20 to 30 miles an hour will be sustained: on the island upper 40s, low 50s, commack has 50 degrees. down on the shore very little change from what we saw yesterday. white plains is 3 degrees colder than at this same time yesterday. this is what's happening right now. this is going to make it feel even colder outside and add to the discomfort that we'll feel pretty much all day long with wet conditions, damp conditions. visibility is reduced as we saw from the live pictures around the area. that will continue to be on and off throughout the day as we get some improvement. rain showers right now for the jersey shore extending all the
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way back to hamilton new jersey. long island getting a break from any moisture. we've seen light rain continue for monmouth county. coastal impacts up to a 50 miles an hour wind gust cannot be ruled out. 6 to 10-foot waves, also this persistent eating away at the beaches will continue. and then coastal flooding and high tide is likely. minor to moderate property damage. beaware of this. get your things out of the way. look at this steady line of moisture through the carolinas. oranges and yellows there. that's the heaviest rain. record breaking rain not only from the coastal system but tapping into hurricane joaquin now. a category 3 storm, still very powerful. 125-mile an hour winds and the movement continues to be northeast. that is away from our shoreline. we look at this cone of uncertainty. furthest to the left it could be is the left side of the cone.
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furthest east the storm could be. that's 500 miles offshore for us monday into tuesday. the conclusion is very little effect if any, and that is the far left side of the cone. the actual red line is about 550 miles away from us. that's where the trend continues. tomorrow 64 degrees. things you've as the weekend goes on. we'll have a better second half of the weekend. futurecast is showing very little rainfall for tomorrow, just spotty in some areas, still damp and still windy at times. right through monday the threat of rain is less and less. in fact, the computer mod are also showing that in the form of futurecast rainfall. we're getting less than half an inch the rest of the we could. coastal flooding especially at high tide. watch out for the big winds. without saying it's rough surf and there are major risks for rip tides. anyone who thinks it's a big sur of and they're thinking
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about trying out the waves, not a good idea. unpredictable seas churning like this. very dangerous. by monday joaquin is well offshore. we'll get some sunshine and improving conditions tuesday. the fall classic. 70s will take us through the middle of the woke. real fine october weather in the stretch. accuweather seven-day forecast shows the light rain. dealing with those high tides is going to still have people on edge. i'm sure you've heard from residents anytime there's a storm now because things have changed, and because of what they experienced during sandy. >> you don't know yet and the sheriff was saying it comes from the bays, the swollen rivers, it comes from the tides. it's not just from the ocean. >> especially the tiny splits of land where the by a and ocean come together like that. i'm tired of this already. you know. >> it could be a long winter. >> back to fall and pumpkins and apples and stuff. >> yes, yes, what she said. thanks amy. >> true. >> straight ahead on eyewitness
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pastor of st. margaret of cortona church. nearly two weeks ago he pointed a civil war era gun at an 8- year-old boy when the boy came with his family for mass on sunday. apparently the whole thing started over football. prosecutors say the little boy told the 54-year-old priest that he'd be rooting issue dallas when the cowboys played the giants. >> it shouldn't be done at all. not acceptable. >> even if it was as a prank you're scaring kid. causes emotional damage. >> police say the priest ammunition and gun powder for the functioning gun. prosecutors say he indicated he would shoot the boy in front of a room full of people. the incident was not recorded to the archdiocese for nearly two weeks. the vatican has spoken about what really was behind pope francis' meeting with the controversial kentucky county clerk kim davis. we're learning about another notable meeting with the pope. video was posted online of this
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private meeting between the pontiff and one of his former students who is openly gay. pope francis greeted the man's partner at the vatican embassy in washington d. c. it came son same day that the van cat announced the pope did not intentionally meet with davis and their meeting should not be seen as a show of support. some interesting messages there and explanations about what went on and who set it up and what were you doing. >> so there's that. >> when we come back, sports with rob powers. >> we're going to take another look outside right now. the ground is soaked in red hook brooklyn. coastal areas are expected to see more flooding in places where they normally flood.
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welcome back, time for the morning sports headlines. here's rob powers. >> good morning everything. let's tart with football. the nfl season reaches week 4 already, it kicks off bright and early. the jets in england for a game against the dolphins. that game starts tomorrow 9:30 at wembley stadium. they had more practice on friday this 12th nfl game in london will be the first to feature division rivals. miami 1 and 2. the jets 2 and 1. playing in front of british fans. >> why should they root for the jets, hopefully because they like us. >> both teams are having to deal with the adjustment. we're kind of on an even playing field there. >> giants on the road at buffalo. both teams dealing with injury this week. it will be interesting to see who steps up. big blue gets ready for prime time. a sunday night game and a monday night game. giants want to get on a role. >> it's going to be a 4:40 game. we playing at their house, proud to be a factor.
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but we're ready for the challenge. >> a couple more days left before the game get a lot of mental reps and just go into sunday looking to have some fun. >> the big baseball games last night were washed out by rain. we know they're going to play each over in round 1 of the playoffs starting friday. home field advantage has get are to be determined. rained out yet at citi field. it's tough to win two games in one day but that's what the mets are going to try to do. after that they get ready for the playoffs to start. >> you get things the way you want to. at the same time whether we start the post season at home or on the road still got to find ways to win ball games. one game's on the road and you've won games at home. yankees rained out in baltimore last night. they meet the orioles today in a day night doubleheader as well.
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that locker room celebration. final nhl preseason game for the devils. they start playing for keeps next friday. beat the flyers 3-2 in a shootout. mls match at rfk stadium. frank lanpart scored in the game's first minute. a loose ball on a free kick in the 92nd minute, stoppage time nyc fc loses 2-1. d. c. united books a playoff spot. we go back to football, the fxfl season opener, the brooklyn bolts against the florida black tips. the bolt qb, turnovers a problem last night, they had six of them. the bolts did score there but lose 29-6. another busy, busy weekend around these parts. whatever happens this weekend, laura behnke's got you covered. i'll see you right back here on monday. much more ahead on eyewitness news this saturday morning. we are learning new details
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and welcome back to eyewitness news, you are looking live at red hook brooklyn and the areas already seeing some flooded streets and more flood waters could roll in with the high tide. a lot of areas facing that possibility this morning. good morning everybody, i'm toni yates in for bob nelson. >> i'm michelle charlesworth. welcome to you eye saturday morning. today is october 3rd. wet, rainy, windy, colder outside. what a difference. >> what happened to summer. >> what happened to summer.
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weren't we just talking about heat waves. sorry. that was a week ago. turn the page. meteorologist amy freeze has the very latest on what you need to know about what's coming in over the weekend. >> you nailed it right there. we were trending 10 degrees warmer than the average. now we're trending 10 degrees below it just as the calendar changed so did the weather, and so we're feeling temperatures, even daytime highs that we haven't felt since late may early june. it's 49 degrees in central park. temperatures are mainly in the upper 40s and low 50s across the area. lows this morning are chilly. match that with the wind we've got blowing in. gusts up to 30 miles an hour. it feels cold outside. you'll want to bundle up. we're about 5 degrees off the temperatures we had yesterday at this time. visibility is limited. less than 5 miles in lot of locations. that's going to be the deal, conditions, especially east of the city with light rain at times. further north and west you go,
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you can still get rain and potentially even through the northern counties we could get a moderate shower at times. monmouth, the county this morning, we're watching very carefully because of the light rain which isn't causing flooding but the light rain mixed in with the persistent winds shoving the waves up against the shoreline and then high tide's hitting overnight and then another high tide cycle coming in this afternoon, everybody's on guard to see what type of coastal flooding could occur. expect temperatures to be in the mid-50s. we'll continue to monitor situations with these coastal high tides right through this evening, and then tomorrow some improvements. thank you so much. and as you said amy, we may see more flooding in the areas that normally flood this weekend on top of cool windy weather.
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kala rama is live for us in sea bright new jersey. some pretty amazing pictures there. they always get that flooding every year when we have storms like this. >> they do, michelle. it's a double whammy for this community. on the other side of the main drag here of ocean avenue is the ocean there. you saw those big sand dunes yesterday. i was covering that. then of course there's the tidal flooding amy was talking about. let me show you this river that floods everybody time there's heavy rain. we've only had an inch in this this is low tide. let me show you how high it is. away from breaching. once we hit high tide this afternoon, we're told that this area, all these interior streets will flood again. the ocean is an issue. we're seeing rough surf in that area. >> we get a storm like this, this always a concern with us, one at the loss of sand on the
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beaches and two, you know, the surge coming up. >> reporter: so he did talk about the summer of the rough surf and the tidal flooding -- surge of the rough surf and the tidal flooding. you can see the interior roads flooded. they look more one shot was taken in front of a grocery store that people needed to go to to stock up. that's what government agencies wanted you to do. clean up the belongings and stay home. don't leave the area. if you do try to get out during that flooding it creates more problems for emergency workers. back out here live let me show you the area. overnight there were some heavy winds. we saw chairs blown over, heavy pots blown over. the winds have died down. they're expected to pick up for later this afternoon. of course as always again, later this afternoon we're on the lookout for more flooding here. live in sea bright, kala rama channel 7 eyewitness news. >> been to that grocery store a
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couple of times out there doing the same thing, reporting on those storms. thank you so much. homes and business owners in rock away, people already filled sandbags. a lot of people concerned about this storm and the high typed coming this weekend. they say the beaches are vulnerable because barrier bedroom -- berms they started building after superstorm sandy are still not complete. >> it's something that keeps you up at night. you stay up and watch the forecast and hope and pray and keep your fingers crossed ask be prepared. >> state and federal money has been spent on strengthening shorelines in the rock aways ever since sandy hit three years ago. meanwhile yesterday some people took advantage of the high surf to hit the waves. brave souls out there, dozens of surfers were in the water off rockaway beach. michelle. >> on long island the wind and rain made it really tough to
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on the streets of smith town. sanitation crews have been -- first respond -- members of port richmond's community emergency response team spent the night in an emergency operations trailer keeping track of accidents, fallen trees and downed power loins as well. stay with eyewitness news and abc7 ny for the latest weather conditions, a reminder you can keep track of conditions in your area all the time simply by downloading the free accutrack weather alert app. >> developing now, doctors without borders say three staff members have been killed and more than two dozen are missing after a u.s. air strike hit a hospital in northern afghanistan. a spokesman for u.s. forces confirms that air strike and says it may have resulted in collateral damage to a nearby medical facility. taliban insurgents overran the
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borders report that the hospital was left badly damaged in that strike. we are learning disturbing new details about that mass shooting that happened at a community college in oregon. the close-knit community is still in shock from the shooting that left ten people dead including the alleged shooter. abc's brandi hitt has the details from roseburg. >> we now know the names of all nine victims shot and killed. there's a growing memorial near the campus as more witnesses step forward describing the heroic efforts that were made to try and save lives. >> he's in the classroom. >> surrounded by gunfire, sharon kirkham tells abc news she tried saving her close friend kim deitz. >> when we were doing cpr on her you could hear pop pop in the other classroom but it was too late. >> please just breathe.
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>> dei it, z was among the nine victims shot and killed at a quiet community college in roseburg oregon. amid the chaos there were more stories of heroism. >> he ran back into the building and i don't know what happened to him. >> chris mintz pulled the fire alarm while charging the shooter and survived seven gunshot wounds. >> hit the floor, gets shot two more times. >> the q1man, 26-year-old chris harper mercer was enrolled in the class he targeted. he asked the victims about their religious beliefs before firing and the sheriff's office is investigating whether the attack was motivated by religion. mercer was found with six guns and owned seven more all purchased legally. >> whatever drove him, i don't care. i care about the families that he's affected. >> at this memorial you can see
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poem across the country are responding. chris mintz's go fund me web page has received hundreds of thousands of dollars. >> stay with eyewitness news and abc7ny for the latest developments on the deadly mass shooting in oregon. up next one eye this saturday morning, we aren't the only ones dealing with flooding. take a look at what people in virginia are dealing with this morning. too much water on the streets. >> and how much longer can we expect these cool, windy and wet conditions to last.
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welcome back. parts of virginia are seeing flooding this morning as it gets hit with the same storm we are experiencing. the tides are high in norfolk. officials report the areas seeing the highest tides since superstorm sandy. they're bracing for beach erosion as large waves chew at the beaches. >> now to the water affecting us, this is live look to sea bright new jersey where the flooding has gone down a little since yesterday.
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the officials out there expect to see more at high tide as we've been saying, we've been hearing from amy. the storm is causing coastal flooding and a lot of roads near water are expected to see the effects of that. in fact, amy i was in seaside heights and the mayor took us on a tour of some of the roads near the bay that would flood. he goes my car is fine but when the high tide is i wouldn't have my car here. >> they know the drill. >> and to be clear for people who maybe don't live in those communities, this has very little to do with rainfall. it has a lot more to do with the winds pushing the waves higher creating that storm surge. and then as that water is higher, high tide comes in and at these vulnerable parts of high tide that's where the flooding occurs. this is part of a coastal storm that has nothing to do really with joaquin. yesterday in virginia beach or
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it's not really right up there with the shoreline. instead, it's yes, those higher waters at the ocean combined with the tidal. and what happens is the water comes up at high tide and goes back down and then it comes up. there are several cycles of this we're having to pay attention to. that is the prolonged nature of the storm is that the high tide is higher than normal. there we go. that's going to be the case through this evening. as we continue to watch what happens through the weekend, conditions actually improve, and as joaquin passes into our latitudes sunday into monday, parts of tuesday, it will be as much as 500 miles offshore. i'll show you what we're expecting from that. looking out on the streets if you're headed out, catch a cab or wait for a bus or down to the subway, damp conditions just walking across the street you're going to need some rain gear for parts of the day. it's a light rain. it's not a drenching downpour, but it's definitely something you'll have to contend with, especially when we have cold
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miles an hour. out on the island, hauppauge has 49. great neck at 52. some of the coldest temperatures have been in the northern counties with monticello at 43, 44 for sussex and these temperatures are a handful of degrees colder than they were yesterday. so you may notice that difference. as far as what to expect, this light rain will continue, especially on the ocean front throughout the day today. won't rule it out for other parts of the area. you'll see on the futurecast where the greatest chance is for rain. minor to moderate coastal flooding for tonight. you'll want to make sure your cars are out of the way, and if you feel like you're in a vulnerable spot, make sure you get important things off the lower levels. hurricane joaquin is maybe a little picked up surf. winds are going to be gusting to 30 miles we won't rule out the possibility of seeing a very strong wind gust of 40 to 50 miles an hour. those should be isolated. it's more the sustained
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speed that causes the problems. visibility is also reduced. low clouds can't see a whole lot out there this morning. it seems kind of dreary right at the surface temperatures, and winds are uncomfortable. as far as the rain, a lot of what's already on the ground about an inch of rain in most spots. a few reports in northwest new jersey getting more than an inch, up to an inch and a half of rainfall. right now on the map it's south jersey down into ocean county as well heavier, more moderate rain. the futurecast isolated this to most of south jersey getting the light rain on and off. won't rule out other spots to get rain. for monmouth and ocean you've got the bulk of moisture. it's the wind gusts we're focus eking on. it's the waves and heavy surf, coastal flooding at high tide and the potential for minor to mod are the flood damage. so heads-up on that. there's the moisture coming up into the carolinas causing the
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record rainfall. what happens with that is it's topping into joaquin. that's pulled up into the upper levels and it will continue to rain. the storm itself isn't coming into the carolinas but it is pulling and grabbing the moisture and energy from the storm. joaquin is a category 3 storm. it's moving northeast at about 13 miles an hour. the cone of uncertainty is still there. west it can go, how far east, that's more than 500 miles offshore as we're into monday. i'm looking at the futurecast and saying how could this storm affect us potentially, maybe kicking up a little surf, maybe giving us a little band of rainfall. tomorrow brightening of the skies, 64. we watch for what could happen with joaquin. we could see sun tomorrow. we're setting the stage for clearer skies late tonight and the potential for some sun. then by the time we get into monday, here's joaquin way out to sea, but what could happen is these bands, these outer bands well outside of the storm
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could be shoved on shore, and so we could potentially see that happening. but a little bit of light rainfall or kicked up surf is the best bet for us. 56 the high today with coastal flooding concerns. if you have any questions about it, if you live in an area, shoot me a tweet or a question on facebook, very easy to message me and get right to the numbers. we've posted a lot of the national weather service high tide information. i'd be happy to share that with you. the accuweather seven-day forecast, 64 tomorrow, offshore is where the hurricane will stay. 68 on monday and beautiful conditions tuesday and wednesday. feeling like october and fall. start to see the colors changing making our way down to the jersey shore yesterday. saw a few spots of red on highways. looking forward to that. >> yeah, very nice. >> get rid of this rain. >> yes. >> all right. and so before we go to break, let's take a look at today's channel 7 community calendar.
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here's what's happening it your community. the hudson river audubon society of westchester for a hawk day. check out the program followed by a flight demonstration. the rineback arts festival with great live music, specialty food and family activities. learn about the ocean from marine scientists in hands on activities at submerge at pier 26 in manhattan. this is a day-long extravaganza devoted to raising awareness about coastal waters. also the second annual fall festival at diekman farm museum. activities include face painting story hour, puppet making and cider pressing. enjoy outdoor performances while contributing to a great cause. boot stock is an outdoor event for the benefit of the rau way food for friends. celebrate the diversity of
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en the doors of the first chick-fil-a in manhattan are now open. there's always been one down at nyu for years. some people spent the night there for a chance to score some free food. the restaurant allowed several hundred people inside its new location at 37th street and 6th avenue. a drawing rewarded 100 of those waiting with year's worth of
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free chick-fil-a meals. they did not mind standing and waiting for that. >> that'd be like winning the lottery for her. >> i love the chick-fil-a. i love the chick-fil-a. it's good. i know, the chicken. it's about the chicken. the politics something different. >> i would have sent the kids down there to wait in line. >> oh, really? well there you go. >> a free year. a free year of dinner? sign me up. get your paws out. this is an upside right twisted sideways cocheese. that's how you get your paws up in the picture. cuddling up this morning, riley. we've got a snowball this october day sent in by dana on twitter. it looks like a raincoat.
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right now several communities in our area are feeling the effects of some tidal flooding, some rain, strong winds. >> kala rama is live in sea bright where the people there are bracing possibly for more flooding. kala. >> reporter: yeah, hi guys. we're walking around here. let me show you what we're seeing. we're at low tide right now. the water levels of the river are still high. it's about a foot and a half away from breaching over here. once we get into the afternoon
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hours around 2:00 this afternoon, that's when we'll see some of that tidal flooding amy was talking about earlier. that's the worry on the intoer your roads. we saw a lot of it yesterday. come this afternoon, they'll be waiting to respond to more problems in this area. live in sea bright, kala rama channel 7 eyewitness news. thank you so much. and we're taking you to a live picture from red hook brooklyn. these are the same areas that customarily flood. heavy rain came down overnight throughout the area causing flooding in neighborhoods near the water. at this point there are no reports of major damage in brooklyn. just keeping an eye on all those spots for you as we enter the weekend. >> mm-hmm. as you've been saying all morning, texas not the rain. -- it's not the rain, it's the tides. where kala rama is in sea bright, it's the streets along ocean avenue and river street down to osborne place behind
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the jacques berry river and it floods those side streets. it's repeated flooding under minor to moderate levels. >> at the end of that street they have a pump to help pump that water out. it can't do anything right now. >> can't do it fast enough. >> looking over the city right now, cameras are bouncing, winds 25 to 30 miles an hour. it's chilly outside this morning. it's rainy and raw. quite dreary. tomorrow skies will brighten up again. only spotty rain. i'm thinking mainly at the shoreline where we'll see the rainfall. on monday skies brighten. joaquin is well offshore. temperatures improve into the upper 60s. 70s for tuesday, wednesday and thursday in the accuweather seven-day forecast. still stay vigilant. there's a lot to watch for. also a sigh of relief at how far the hurricane is offshore. >> absolutely. very good point there. that's it for us.
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