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killed in the line of duty. thousands of mourners are expected to show their support today for the family and the friends of officer randolph holder. >> don't leave home without your rain gear. we're going to see some showers this morning. the heavier rain moves in for the evening commute. >> unfortunately the outcome didn't go our way. that's a part of this game. all we can do is focus on the next one. >> and focus on right. the first game of the world series is in the books, and it ended with a royal's win after 14 innings, and we're live in kansas city where the mets and their fans remain hopeful. and good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato. thank you for joining us. today is wednesday, october 28th, and you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with meteorologist bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> grab your rain gear. you're really going to need it after the morning commute. it will be mostly this afternoon, this evening, the rain is going to be at its heaviest. we have mild temperatures where you do need the raincoat and
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the winds are going to be big factor. whitestone 54, 52 long island, 50 around bridgeport, 50 around white plains and up the hudson river valley. flood advisory for this wind that's coming in out of the east, southeast at 25, 35 miles an hour, so a flood advisory for the afternoon, coastal sections, western long island sound, jersey shore. here are the showers kind of scattered around monmouth and ocean county. they keep developing through the day, and the showers become heaviest this afternoon with the wind. wind swept rain, it will be heavy for the afternoon and into the evening commute. weather and traffic together every 7 minutes. heather says she's got some great advice for you. >> i do. you want to use mass transit this morning so when you're leaving work this afternoon you event won't have to deal with the rain and flooding. in roxbury we have an accident, should be cleared shortly. 17 both ways between century road and midland avenue, that earlier construction is clearing. subway status, service is
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running on or close to schedule, and we have long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit all running on or close to schedule. new haven branch, you do have that ongoing track work. bqe northeast that earlier vehicle has been cleared away. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. ken and lori over to you. thank you. the lodgest world series opener -- longest world series opener ever had a little bit of everything, an inside the park home run, a power failure that blacked out the tv audience as well as great plays and key errors. >> the kansas city royals also had just enough energy to outlast our mets. here's how it all ended. bases loaded, nobody out for the royals eric hosmer who lifts a fly ball dope to right. mets outfielder curtis granderson makes a catch and throws home but they score and take game 1. it took 14 innings
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good effort by the amazin mets tonight in kc. shake it off and let's go win tomorrow or later today as the case would be. we're going to have reaction from the other fans in just a moment. first let's get the highlights with rob powers in kansas city. >> game 1 in the books and this game had a little bit, at least a little bit of everything. the mets never trailed in a national league championship series game. in game 1 of the world series they trailed after matt harvey's very first pitch. in the bottom of the 1st inning alcs mvp escobar for the royals takes this one to the grass. yoenis cespedes misplays it, an inside the park home run, first in the world series since 1929. the mets are down 1-0. a delay in the bottom of the 4th inning with the score tied 1-1. the primary generator for the national television broadcast lost power. eventually it did come become.
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teams had to agree to suspend replay rules because that system was affected as well. in the bottom of the 4th, the mets leadoff hitter goes deep. it's curtis granderson for the lead. the mets are on top 2-1. now two outs in the top of the 8th. willmar flores with the game tied 3-3. it goes off eric hosmer's glove. the go-ahead run scores for the mets and they have the lead until the bottom of the 9th: kc's alex gordon, it's a line drive that makes its way over the wall. it's tied again. extra innings, 4-4, and then in the bottom of the 14th, the royals load the bases with nobody out. eric hosmer sacrifice fly, the winning run scores, the royals win the game 5-4. the mets drop the opener on the road in 14 innings. it lasted five hours and 9 minutes. 14 innings tied for the longest world series game ever.
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the good news in all of this, the mets do have the chance to come back here later tonight and take game 2. in kansas city with the mets rob powers channel 7 eyewitness news. >> and the shocking moment of the game for the mets had to be the home run in the bottom of the 9th when they were just so close to winning. manager terry collins said it was completely unexpected. >> we were all shocked by it. you know, we liked where we were at but this team, you know, they're a team one of the things we know about them is they're never down and out. >> and collins says that he is confident mr. familia will do the job if he is called on tonight. 6:05, and fans who traveled out to missouri to see the game also disappointed but they're very hopeful for a world series title. play. eyewitness news reporter rob nelson continues our coverage live from kauffman stadium in
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kansas city. good morning, rob. >> reporter: hey, good morning, lori. well, listen, the mets have been to the world series five times. they have never, ever, ever won game 1. as you heard, this was a 14-inning five-hour heartbreaker for the blue and orange. there is little time for disappointment. game 2 is set for tonight. as you hear, this game had a little bit of everything. no shortage of drama. there's been so much buildup to this game, so much hype, so many expectations and you can hardly blame mets fans this morning for waking up a little disappointed. many traveled here to see the blue and orange win their first world series in nearly three decades, for those looking far great series, looking for drama, great baseball, you found it all last night. extra innings making this only the third time in 112 years of world series history a game has gone into the 14th inning. you had a little bit of everything last night in what truly was a memorable kickoff
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to the fall classic. mets fans are certainly disappointed but also know there is plenty of baseball left to go. this is far, far from over. >> i think we can get that split and then take it back to new york and then hopefully either take the edge or close out the series there. >> six more games to play. if we can come out of this thing with a split, i think we're all happy. >> now, of course one of the strengths of the met's team has been the pitching lineup. that's for sure, 27 yelled jacob degrom says he will -- those famous locks he's cutting that off after the world series. he says it's driving him nuts. that trim will not come until after the world series is over. it's worked for you so far, don't lose it just yet, game 2 set for 7:00 central time tonight. reporting live in kansas city, rob nelson channel 7 eyewitness news. >> keep it there at least until the end of all of thing. thank you rob. we invite you to stay with us all week for coverage on the world series.
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we have a team of reporters in kansas city covering every angle of the excitement in the games and we'll bring you updates on air and online. 6:08. on long island, the chief of the suffolk county police department is resigning. that is news or as news that a federal investigation focused on him has reopened. but james burke's attorney says the decision to retire has nothing to do with that investigation. instead he says it is for personal reasons. the feds have been investigating a 2012 incident in which a man says he was beaten by burke and other officers after allegedly stealing from burke's suv. today new york city lays to rest its fourth police officer shot to death this year. this is a live look now from outside the greater allen a.m.e cathedral in jamaica queens. officer randolph holder is expected to receive a posthumous promotion to detective first grade.
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across the country gathered for yesterday's viewing, and some 20,000 officers are expected at today's funeral. >> it was like a family member just been swiped away, like a family loss. >> holder was a third generation police officer. his nypd commander says holder's sacrifice was in his blood and in his genes. the funeral will be this afternoon at 3 at the greater allen a.m.e cathedral of new york. we will air this service live on tv and at abc7ny.com. 6:09. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans with the accuweather forecast. >> we are that's where our camera is this morning looking south down the east river. we've got cloudy skies, but the conditions have not deteriorated yet. you can see traffic flowing on the fdr, roosevelt island looking good, all the way dun to the power plant on the left, that's big alice firing up the
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energy cross the area. we have a temperature of 56 degrees. showers are starting to pick up from the south and west. they'll start getting in and getting down to the ground, down to the surface around the five boroughs. you see it's just showers back to our south and west. the heavier rain is to the west and southwest. that will come in later on this afternoon. noontime temperatures going to be around 64, 66 the temperature this afternoon, warmer than normal but a very wind swept heavy rain. so kiddos at the bus stop, dress like the huckleberries have all your rain gear. you need the raincoat and the umbrella, especially after school there will be those flooding rains and don't forget coming up for saturday night you'll want to set the clocks back one hour. it's fall back. don't forget heather or you'll be very early for everything on sunday. >> especially the marathon. >> i've done that before. marathon? >> yes. >> okay. let's go right over to a webcam and show you how things are
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northbound side getting into concord street. we do have delays, northbound traffic, that's traffic coming towards us. i can tell you that the bqe northeast up by the l.i.e., that earlier disabled vehicle subway status service running on or close to schedule, long island railroad, metro north, new jersey transit doing fine. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. thank you. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the big shakeup in the reigns of republican presidential candidates hours before the third gop debate. >> and happening today, a big selling 18 homes? easy. building them all in four and a half months? now that was a leap. i was calling in every favor i could,
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6:14. it's debate 3 tonight for the republican presidential candidates gathering in boulder colorado. it will also be the first debate where donald trump is not the leading contender. a new national poll shows trump at 22%. now that is 4 points behind dr. ben carson, the new front runner. other contenders have been increasingly attacking trump and carson on the economy and on their grasp of national policies. and there is a new change at the top in the house of representatives. respective paul ryan is expected to emerge as the winner during a closed door
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ryan will then have to secure 218 votes tomorrow on the house floor. ryan's biggest challenge comes from conservatives fighting to exert more control over the house. time to get a check on your accuweather forecast. >> meteorologist bill evans live outside our studios on the upper west side. >> not raining yet. have your rain gear the you'll need the raincoat because the rain is going to come with a lot of wind that will be coming in this afternoon and this evening. first off a look outside. we have cloudy skies. there's a few sprinkles. grab your umbrella. there's some showers that are starting to push across. mostly that gets here after sunrise. 56, humidity picking up, east wind at 6, pressure falling, falling pressure means trouble on the way. rain develops particularly after 7:00. heaviest rain, strongest wind is going to be this afternoon. we've got ponding on roadways, poor visibilities, and then of course we've got the possibility of some flooding. you know where the leaves are and things, that makes runways slippery. be on the lookout for that. it's this time of the year that
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low 50s in central northern new jersey to about 48. these numbers are pretty warm. you don't have to worry about cold rain and wind. you see the rain coming in out of the east. that's piling in the water, the jersey shore along eastern sections of long island and the five boroughs of new york city. there could be a flooding issue later on today. that's why at the time of high tide there could be localized coastal flooding in spots. then there's the rain. there's a few sprinkles around this morning. heavier rain to our west as you see all the way to the ohio valley and down to our southwest. that keeps building through the day and mostly after lunchtime. you see on our futurecast a couple of sprinkles around. as we get to lunchtime in western and northern new jersey, that's when it starts to get heavy. then for the afternoon over much of the area, very heavy rain. and a couple spots this evening again into tonight you see 7:00 and a little after that, a little rumble of thunder with this, and then the front from the west is going to start to drag on through the area overnight, and we'll see that warmer air surging up with that. there still could be some rain to the predawn hours of thursday.
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then we clear out thursday and the temperatures are going to be very warm as the cool air is lagging back until thursday night. even by 3:00 we've got hardly a half inch of rain. it's this evening and tonight you see the bulk of that rain is coming in according to our futurecast, our guidance. after school watch out for that heavy rain, parents driving, bus drivers be on the lookout for that. this is going to cancel after school sports and outdoor games, the rain is going to be so prohibitive later on. the front moves through. tomorrow we have this warm air hanging around at 73. the cool air lags back and gets here tomorrow night. so we're looking at mets royals in kansas city missouri. 52 at game time with a northwest wind at 7 to 16 miles an hour. saturday halloween saturday evening, trick or treat weather going to be looking good. 52 at about 5:00, 50 at 7:00. you don't have to wear a coat over the costume. cloudy, windy and rainy today,
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afternoon and into tonight with the heavy downpours. i think it's flooding on roadways around catch basins where there's leaves and things, maybe a rumble of thunder tonight and then we've got sunshine and warm weather tomorrow. it's 73. your accuweather seven-day forecast, sunshine on friday, great weather for the great fall classic, saturday 58 degrees, and we've got sun and clouds on sunday for the marathon. the marathon temperature should be about 52 degrees at the start of the race. don't forget to set your clocks back or you'll be there in plenty of time for everything on sunday. >> all right. thank you bill. >> all right. >> we now go over to heather o'rourke with another check on our commute. >> we have an issue with long island railroad. apparently there was some kind of debris on the tracks so we have the west hempstead branch completely suspended in both directions. now we were hearing that there is a shopping cart, but they have now suspended the entire line, the west hempstead branch. that's something to think about.
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ongoing track work and new jersey transit doing okay. path trains are fine. subways on or close to schedule. the bqe northeast at the l.i.e. a disabled vehicle has been cleared away. we have news copter 7 above the bqe in brooklyn. you think see that delay as you travel on to the northbound side. we did have that earlier construction up by the brooklyn bridge. that construction has been cleared away. but the delays remain. street cleaning rules are in effect. lori and ken over to you. >> thank you very much. it is 6:19. jason pierre paul back with the giants after losing a finger in a fireworks accident. >> there's no such thing as a free lunch, but you will be
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on the money this morning, the dow jones starts the day down 41 points at 17581. the nasdaq composite and s&p 500 also began slightly lower.
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u.s. stock futures are pointing to a higher opening however. >> asian markets finished mixed. japan's nikkei gained a fraction, while hong kong's hang seng lost nearly 1%. a pharmacy megamerger is in the work walgreens is buying its rival rite aid for more than $9 billion cash. the deal will combine the largest and third drugstore chains based on store counts. the rite aid stores will maintain their name at least for now with debt included the buyout is worth more than $17 billion. antibiotic trust review. the mets didn't win last night but taco bell is dishing out a win for everyone. free tacos. taco bell is running a world series promotion, a stolen base crunch wrap. last night the mets stole a base, so you can get the >> i like that. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans with the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> this morning, you know, as
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we take a look at the radar, let's take a look at the accutrack radar. this morning we're starting to see the showers coming up from the south and west starting to fill in. we're going to be seeing a few sprinkles. grab your rain gear. we'll be seeing rain coming in this afternoon. very heavy after school. wind swept rain, 66 degrees, and sometimes that rain across the area could be quite heavy. make sure you got all your gear you're going to need and allow for extra time to travel. speaking of the commute, mass transit is the best way to go. >> it is. unfortunately we do have an issue with the west hempstead branch of long island railroad. degree was struck in mall burn so we have the entire branch suspended. buses are being secured as alternates or you can go to the far rockaway branch or the hempstead branch to get you around this problem. we're also looking at our subway status. on or close to schedule at this point. we're also looking at bqe northeast at the l.i.e. the disabled vehicle cleared. you have delays getting into the l.i.e.
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parking rules are in effect. 6:25. it is official, jason pierre paul is back with the giants. last night the team tweeted out this photo of jpp signing his one-year contract. he will return with the team immediately to start working with the team's medical staff. pierre who lost a finger and did some more damage to his hand during a july 4th fireworks accident you'll recall. the giants hope that he will be game ready by weeks 10 or 12. >> we're closing in on 6:30. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, we have team coverage from kansas city with reaction to the mets after losing game 1 of the world series. fans who watch the game are waking up exhausted after a stretch through 14 innings. going more than 5 hours. >> and channel 7 is your home for the tcs new york city marathon. we're taking it mile by mile introducing you to some of the new yorkers you will find on the course. >> this is harlem run, and we're at mile 22.
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now new york's number 1 news channel 7 eyewitness news this morning. >> today grieving members of the nypd will gather for a final salute to an officer killed in the line of duty. >> pack your rain gear before you head out this morning, the accutrack radar shows rain moving in, and it may cause problems on the road. >> plus the mets are going to look for an opportunity tonight to tie up the world series after losing to the royals in game 1. good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> i'm lori stokes. and we're going to get those stories in just a moment. first big trouble on the long island railroad. >> we alerted this on our abc7 news app. we go straight to heather o'rourke who has the breaking details for us, an absolute
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long island, again on the long island railroad. what's the latest? >> that's right. we do have a complete suspension of the west hempstead branch long island railroad. we understand that there was some kind of debris on the track,s. we were told this was a shopping cart, but they have now suspended the entire west hempstead branch. let's go to our maps. the accident or the incident that occurred, so we have buses being secured at this moment as alternate for passengers. your other alternates to go to the far rockaway branch or the hempstead branched in. again, we have the entire west hempstead branch suspended at this point. a train hit what they believe was a shopping cart. as far as your subway status, service is running on or close to schedule. you can always go that way. and then we do have this problem on the northern state parkway westbound near exit 29. that's an accident. you can see very heavy delays as you get into that spot. we have alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. i hope you have your rain gear with you before you head out the door.
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we are going to be dealing with lot os rain. is that right bill evans. >> you're exactly right. we take a look outside, and as we look up the hudson river to the george washington bridge, 56 degrees, a lot of humidity and rain on the way. coastal flood advisories in effect for long island sound, the western part as you see, long island jersey shore. that's because of the wind that's east, southeast up to 35 miles per hour today. here are the showers to our west and south that will be coming in. do like heather said have your rain gear at the ready. you'll need it this afternoon whether it gets really windy and rainy. that will last through the evening commute. we'll talk about the weekend coming up next. thank you bill. 6:31. it took five hours, 9 minutes to decide the longest world series opener ever for the kansas city royals outlasted the new york mets 5-4 in 14 innings. >> still the fans did what they could to show their support back in new york. this is a look now as some of the fans who stayed up late cheering on the amazins in
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eyewitness news reporter rob nelson is in kansas city where the mets take on the royals in game 2 tonight. >> reporter: that's right. if you like your world series with plenty of drama, last night certainly did not disappoint. fans waking up this morning trying to shrug off what happened last night and of course look forward to game 2 in just a few hours tonight. take a look at this video. it was a heck of a game last night. that is for sure, a heartbreaking game but also a gripping one last night. a little bit of everything on the field from an in the park home run for the royals to technical difficulties on tv that delayed the game for several minutes. we also have several costly errors throughout the game. ultimately it was the mets who walked away defeated. they have never won a game 1 in the world series in five appearances, a streak that sadly continued after last night's 5-4 loss after a 14 inning 5-hour marathon of a game, the longest world series opener ever. plenty of mets fans travel here
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for the game, and most new yorkers i'm sure were glued to their tvs until well after midnight. this morning there was disappoint but we all know two things for sure, the series is far from over, and the games are coming to our turf starting friday. >> it was a tough game, but you know what, you want to come out of kansas city with a split if hopefully the mets wore the royals down. >> the mets won on the road in l. a. they won on the road in chicago, and they're going to win on the road in kansas city. so got to expect a loss here and there. >> reporter: here's a good stat for you this morning, the world series has been going on now for 112 years, and this is only last night the third time that the game has ever gone to a 14th inning. so a dramatic opener last night, and of course game 2 right here behind me at kauffman stadium coming up tonight. hopefully we can tie this series and bring it back to new york where if we sweep those games we could win it all in front of the hometown crowd.
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rob nelson channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you. 6:34, fans aren't the only ones gearing up for game 2. the mets still feel like they could take back the series. laura behnke continues our coverage with postgame reaction from kansas city. >> game 1 of a world series can be emotional. game 1 of a world series that lasts a record-tieing 14 innings and over 5 hours and still results in a loss, that can be devastating, but while the mets now trail in a series for the first time this post season, the clubhouse is ready to move on. >> yeah, i mean it seemed like a roller coaster ride for sure, you know. both teams just relentless. i think tonight they just were a little more relentless. >> i just try to stay as even keel as i can, and unfortunately the outcome didn't go our way. that's a part of this game. >> a loss is a loss. it doesn't change any one way or the other. we're down on one looking to
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try to even the series tomorrow. >> 16 of the last 18 teams to win the game 1 have gone on to take the world series, but stats mean nothing in the present as daniel murphy said, the great thing about baseball, there's a game the next day. with the mets in kansas city, laura behnke channel 7 eyewitness news. >> and eyewitness news is your mets station. celebrating. hashtag abc7ny. we have a team of reporters in kansas city covering every step of the way as the amazins take on the royals in the world series. brooklyn police are searching for a gunman after a deadly shooting inside a deli. the 32-year-old man was inside the deli grocery and grill store in east flatbush last night. police say an argument broke out and the man was shot in the upper body. police are trying to determine what caused the dispute to escalate. 6:36, it will be an emotional and final farewell for family and friends of nypd
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officer randolph holder killed in the line of duty last week. members of the ceremonial unit carried his casket out of the church in queens last night after thousands of people lined up to share their respects at his wake. >> reporter: good morning ken, it will be another long and difficult day of good-byes here at greater allen a.m.e cathedral. like we saw yesterday for officer randolph holder's wake we are expecting thousands of people to be here for his funeral. an honor guard carried officer holder's flag draped casket out of the church last night after his wake. the line yesterday outside the church here in jamaica queens stretched for several blocks as people stood in the long line to pay their respects. police officers from around the country were also here and they'll be back here today among the 30,000 police officers expected here to give officer holder one final salute. officer holder as you know was 33 years old and a five-year
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was shot and killed last tuesday while pursuing a suspect in east harlem. so many people who came to the church yesterday did not know officer holder, never even met him, but yet his tragic death in some way impacted them and they say they felt like they had to be here. >> just to show the family officer holder's family -- it's overwhelming, it's really overwhelming, you know, sad, day. he worked each and every day. he was a very humble man, a person. that's what we're going to miss about him. >> officer holder was a third generation police officer, both his father and grandfather were guyana. detective. today we understand at his funeral he will be posthumously grade. we're live in jamaica queens, dray clark channel 7 eyewitness news.
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>> so sad. all right, thank you. and the funeral will be this afternoon at 3 at the greater allen a.m.e cathedral of new york in jamaica queens. we will air the service live on tv and at abc7ny.com. 6:38. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic and meteorologist bill evans. >> well, we look outside from our camera right there in brooklyn over to the lower east side, and right around the brooklyn bridge down the battery, bowling green, everything looking cloudy there around 1 world trade and that's what we have across much of the area. you'll see there's some scattered sprinkles popping up this morning, nassau county, suffolk county, western part of the hudson river valley down to the south and west, these are sprinkles that will keep riding over us this morning. heavier rain to our south and southwest. it's really down here in virginia. that batch of rain you see in kentucky, west virginia, virginia that continues to surge up and in the area, and the stuff from the west as well. it makes for a very heavy, rainy afternoon today.
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noontime temperature is going to be about 60, 66 this afternoon, very heavy rain. we'll talk about it tomorrow, and the weekend and the weather in kansas city, all that and your accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. >> we still have this issue with long island railroad so we'll head right over to our long island railroad chart here, and i can tell you that the west hempstead branch is completely suspended both directions. some kind of debris was hit east of the mall burn station. buses are being secured as alternate routes for passengers. we also are talking about these alternates an issue on the grand central. if you're going -- our subway service is running on or close to schedule, so the l.i.e. northern state parkway going to start picking up volume. northern state west by exit 29. you do have an accident. grand central west of the clear view you have an accident. so that's right in the area of garden city, and then the l.i.e. west right near exit 24, another accident is being cleared. our street cleaning rules are in effect for today.
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welcome back, a man is recovering after being pulled from the hudson by an unlikely rescue team. the man was boating near briar cliff manor when his boat capsized. the coast guard radioed a tug boat for a rescue but it was the captain of a ferry who heard the call. captain mike baker rerouted his ferry and saved the boater. >> life-threatening situations you respond immediately. anything that we're doing has to be put on hold, and it worked out well tonight. we were able to get the guy out of the water within 10 minutes and had him with ems within 15. >> the boater is in good before american pharaoh rides off into the sunset, he'll make the final start of his career in the state where he began his historic triple crown run.
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kentucky to go for the grand slam in saturday's $5 million breeders cup classic in lexington. pharaoh arrived yesterday in the bluegrass state by playing on a jet dubbed air horse 1. he'll run as the favorite in a stacked field of 10 becoming the first ever triple crown winner to compete in the breeder's cup. good morning america is coming up next. let's check in with robin roberts live in times square. good morning robert. >> good morning to you too. the race for the presidency gop candidates gearing up for the big debate in colorado with the latest poll showing ben carson in front of donald trump, and the billionaire is now begging for votes in iowa. we have full team coverage for you this morning. also ahead, the deadly police shooting of an unarmed south carolina teenager. officials releasing dash cam footage of the shocking encounter after the prosecutor decides not -- we've had great
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we continue with harry connick junior. >> no. >> yes. >> that sounds so good. i really like him. he's got a wonderful personality aside from just being so talented. >> uh-huh. >> we'll be watching. time to check the accuweather forecast. >> and let's check in with bill who's outside. >> a couple of sprinkles have been going by. i'll show you the radar. the rain really builds this afternoon and this evening around much of the area. it gets really heavy for the evening commute. that's why you need to take the umbrella and raincoat with you today. the wind's going to be going, and with the wind going that's going to get you wet today. here's a look outside, cloudy skies, 4 times square looking south, the clouds right at the top of the empire state building and right at the top of 1 world trade as we look south. we're going to be looking at a temperature of 56 degrees. the humidity is moderate but has been picking up. the winds are out of the east and the pressure falling, so the east wind is keeping the water coming in, which is why we have the coastal flood advisory for high tide later on today.
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normal high is 60. we'll be above that. no rain really so far. rain gets heavy particularly this afternoon and this evening and into tonight. then it's a balmy day tomorrow with temperatures in the 70s, and then cool air pours in tomorrow night and makes for a great weekend. we'll be keeping our eyes on the weather for marathon sunday. there might be a spritz or sprinkle early in the morning with another front going by, it makes it cool for the marathon. we're looking at 59 to 61 down the shore. here's that east wind we're talking about. over time that piles water into western long island sound, eastern long island and jersey shore. we'll be keeping an eye on that. that wind is -- the rain is coming up from southwest to northeast, so you see over southern jersey, northern jersey, just some areas of light sprinkles. heavier rain has been to our west. with the heavier rain back around the ohio valley, that is coming from west to east and so does the rain from southwest to northeast. our futurecast is showing the heavier rain starting around
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noon for the afternoon, and then into the evening commute. sometimes that rain is going to be heavy and at times also there might even be a thunderstorm, a rumble of thunder in here tonight with all this rain passing eastward and the warm air surging up creates that. the front moves through tonight, but the cold air lags back tomorrow and the cooler air gets in here tomorrow night and the skies start to clear out for friday and for the weekend. we are going to be looking at rainfall amounts of only about a half inch by noontime, 2:00, see the heaviest rain is this evening and tonight where we could get an inch or two, 2 inches of rain could be common in a lot of spots this evening and tonight. after school kiddos we've got this rain. we're going to be looking at some of that after school sports, you've got a lot of rain. tomorrow is a balmy day, we're at 73 degrees tomorrow before this cool air pours in tomorrow evening. so for baseball, about 54 degrees at first pitch tonight inky city. trick or treat weather looks
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good, 52 by 5:00 and 7:00 about 50 degrees. your accuweather forecast heavy rain this afternoon and this evening, 66 degrees. tonight rumbles of thunder, 64, heavy rain, and then tomorrow it's a balmy day with 73. the weekend, boy there's a lot going on. friday we've got the fall classic, great weather for that as well as saturday and sunday, the trick or treat weather is great. new york marathon weather great. set the clocks back one hour saturday night. a lot going on. have your rain gear today. >> so much going on. thank you bill. >> heather o'rourke another check on the commute. >> yes, we still have a suspension, long island railroad, west hempstead branch, debris was hit east of the mall burn station. buses are being secured. your alternates as far as mass transit, you can use far rockaway or the hempstead branch. some of you are going to drive. we have news copter 7 up above and john del giorno is telling us what's going on in queens. >> we heard bill evans talking about the winds and on the ground they're only 6 miles an hour. up here at flight level where
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we are, the winds are gusting over 30 already. it's only going to get worse through the day. that would affect air travel. i would expect to see significant delays at the airport this afternoon. we'll take you down to the roadway and see live pictures of the l.i.e. westbound at kessina boulevard. a disabled vehicle. still you can see that left lane partially blocked bumper to bumper delays extend back out to the cross island parkway. thank you very much. we have some other mass transit issues to tell you about, path trains, hoboken to 33rd, to the world trade center, delays there. metro north new haven branch you are ongoing track work. if you are going on to the northern state parkway heading westbound near exit 29, that's the northern state parkway connector getting into the l.i.e., you can see that very heavy delay back to at least west bury getting into the den. that crash is being cleared away. our street cleaning rules are in effect. ken and lori over to you. thank you. it's 6:49.
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this morning, a giant leap for astronaut scott kelly. he's already spent the longest amount of time in space but now he's about to take his first steps outside the international space station. >> and calls for an investigation into the tough takedown of a disruptive student in south carolina. this isn't the first time this deputy has been the great beauty of owning a property is that you can create wealth through capital appreciation, and this has been denied to manysouth africans for generations.
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about to take the first space walk of his career. he will swing out of the international space station about an hour from now. this will happen some 249 miles above us. the walk is for maintenance and station upgrades, and it should last about six hours or so. kelly may not have taken a walk until now but a he does hold the record for the amount of time in space. kelly record is 213 days in orbit as of today. the justice department has opened a federal civil rights investigation into that south carolina takedown of a disruptive student. the local sheriff requested the inquiry and he will decide later today if the deputy will be fired. cell phone videos show the deputy flipping the student's desk and flinging her on to the floor. the violence terrified other students. >> they got her out of the classroom s thenal came back and he was like you want some of this too? and then he just said you're going to jail too, and he put me in handcuffs. >> the deputy has been suspended. he's also the high school
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football coach who was honored last year as an exceptional role model. he was sued seven years ago for use of excessive force. breaking news on the long island railroad. the west hempstead branch is suspended in in both directions. we do have a crew headed that way. >> and the mets are gearing up for game 2 of the world series, ready to take the reigns from
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mets fans are a little tired and stunned this morning. they stayed up late, had a late lead in the world series opener slipped away from them. >> now they're hoping to even things up tonight in game 2. eyewitness news reporter rob nelson is in kansas city. rob. >> reporter: good morning ken, fans are tired. morning tv courthouse are tired. we're all a little tired after last night. the mets have no choice now but to shake it off, look forward to game 2 before bringing the series back to new york on friday for game 3. now take a look at some video from last night. it was the longest world series opener ever. 14 innings, more than five hours long, ultimately though a 5-4 loss for the mets in kc continuing their streak of never winning a game 1 in the world series. it was a dramatic game from start to finish, an in the park home run, tv technical glitches that stalled the game early on and plenty of costly errors for boast teams.
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this was not the start the mets wanted but there is still plenty of baseball to be played and the mets have proven they can hang with the royals even here in kc. new yorkers get ready, this series heads back to new york starting on friday for game 3. reporting live in kansas city, rob nelson, channel 7 eyewitness news. all right rob, thank you. and today new york city will lay to rest its fourth police officer shot to death this year. officer randolph holder is expected to receive a posthumous promotion to detective first grade from police commissioner william bratton. some 20,000 officers are expected at today's funeral. officer holder's funeral is this afternoon at 3:00. we will carry the service live on channel 7 at abc7ny.com. 6:58. right now and we have a mess on the lirr. >> yes, we do. be i we also have pictures from news copter 7. this is the l.i.e. near exit 24, disabled vehicle,
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now let's go to our maps, talk about long island railroad, west hempstead branch completely suspended, and that is because of activity east of the melbourne station. buses are being secured. very good. >> thank you heather. >> not a lot of rain around much of the area right now, but more rain is on the way. we are looking at cloudy skies, we're looking at a temperature of 56 degrees. we're looking at the temperatures being fine and the rain's coming up from the southwest. it's just kind of scattered sprinkles. it really builds this afternoon when it's windy and rainy and low 60s. then we're going to be looking at breezy, warm weather tomorrow. we've got heavy rain and flooding for this evening and tonight and the weekend's looking rather nice as well. we'll have details throughout the day. >> thank you bill. that'll do it for us. i'm lori stokes. >> and i'm ken rosato. more local news, traffic, and
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