tv Eyewitness News This Morning WABC August 1, 2016 4:30am-6:01am EDT
streets in some areas turning in to rivers. this is a day where we have the potential for flash floodingm places to the west of the city are under the biggest threat today. 69 river most areas in the 70. 71 ridgewood. monticello, 63 degrees. the rainfall estimates over last 3 hours, we tapered off, the rain left we will see another round in the flash flood watch until 11 tonight. the radar not looking so bad. the combination of hot, muggy weather, instability in the atmosphere and you get the drenching downpours. heather o'rourke with a look at
fdr drive. where we have a closure. because of construction, the northbound side of the fdr drive, detoured at 61st, southbound side, detoured 96. expect volume on first avenue, second avenue. new jersey transit metro north doing fine. 4 and 5 trains, track work in place until 5:00 a.m. downed alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. following breaking news. a hit and run driver killed two men in brooklyn near fulton and chestnut streets. darla miles is live. >> reporter: this has been a very emotional morning, a few hours after this accident happened, a few blocks away from where the men had been
out all evening. fulton and chestnut street. the silver accra sped through the intersection and hit two men and parked cars. this is 56 year old torcos one of the victims. this happened after midnight. the guys were hanging out, having a normal evening at a bar. they were walking down the street, this accra sped through the intersection, hit both parked cars and struck both of the men. mall danano was pronounced dead at brook dale hospital. the other victim died at the scene. >> he would spend every dollar
person he was. >> reporter: the memorial has been set up by friends. 41 year old maldonado was pronounced dead at the scene. the nypd is looking for the driver of the accra tl. if you were in the area around midnight and know anything or recognize the car and who owns it, 77- tips. michael blake says he was roughed up by officers. he was trying to diffuse a tense situation on saturday. blake filed an excessive force complaint and called a news
demand an investigation. thousands of protesters planning a rally, calling for an end to police brutality and firing of nypd commissioner william bradden. anthony is live. >> reporter: good morning, everybody. look across the street here at broadway and park row. you can see the barricades they surround city hall, out here this morning. a wall stop advance of protesters taking their demands directly to city hall. one of their top priorities is the removal of police commissioner william bradden and broken windows policy aimed at cracking down on low level crimes a as way to prevent more serious crime. a platform pubbed by the black
pda, many chained themselves, saying the union protects officers that shoot black people. they want to end massive incarceration and deportation and adding rights of transgender people. the new york protest is part of a series of actions set to place mace and the country. calling for defunding nypd. focused on shutting down city hall park. in past they spread out through the streets and caused major traffic jams, closed off bridges and highways, and criticized by many after the shooting of five police officers in dallas on detail dug a black lives matter protest, when the cops balm thing at the of an assassin.
hall, gathering around 9:00 this morning. events will take place all day long, they are making this a day long event, more people will be able to join. that's the latest live, anthony johnson, channel 7 eyewitness news. nypd on alert after somebody started making threats other a police radio. they tarted a captain at mid up midtown south. was able to tap in to radio frequencies used by police. >> remember how you put me in jail? i'm coming to put a bullet in your head. >> police don't know in the man is using a lost or stolen radio. officers are warned to be extra
man's body was discovered in harlem, investigators trying to figure out how he died. body of 70-year-old robert pry was found in his apartment on west 135th street, police say his body was found underneath his bed and he suffered injuries to his face and body. medical examiner will determine the cause of death. police say a man was drunk when he crashed his boat in to a buoy in suffolk county. he is charged with bti the officers found the boat and took him in to custody. witnesses at the bar sped off down the ruff after the dispute. flood watch remains in effect for parts of new jersey this morning. patterson streets looked like rivers as severe flooding swept through the area. the force of the water carried a garbage and debris down the street in some areas.
inside their cars. similar scenes played out in lynhurst. winds and rains caused flooding in several areas. track the rain with our abc 7ny app. it's free to download or apple and android devices. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. >> good morning, happy monday. we have clouds monday morning. temperatures 70 degrees. could be sun breaks , the streets are a little bit damp in spots from the drenching downpours we had. today, still the threat of the localized flooding. showers could produce too much rain in too short of time. scattered clouds and the chances for showers. the watches posted , the flash flood watches moved to the
most at risk for severe weather we will produce the type of flooding we had last night. most likely during the middle to late part of the day. keep an eye to the sky. the threat of heavy downpours is off to the west. 80 degrees. expect it to be cloudy, temperatures in the low to mid- 70s through the noon hour. the accuweather seven-day forecast is coming up next. drive looks, quiet. it's almost too quiet because we have the closure and detours. fdr drive northbound, all traffic detoured 61st, southbound side detoured 96th street. expect volume on first avenue, second avenue, york. definitely use the west side if you can do that. new jersey transit long island railroad north running close to schedule.
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with fire extinguishers, they pulled over and pulled the driver out. the driver survived and recovering in the hospital this morning. new overnight, austin police issued a warrant for a person of interest in this weekend's deadly shooting. they are lookinged for mccray, wanted for first degree murder. the 24 year old is a person of interest in a shooting that killed one and injured four others in downtown austin. mccray maybe armed. the rain was one more headache got a dose of flooding thanks to a retaining wall meant to protect a school. sing says the wall funnels water in his direction every time there is a heavy downpour. the water fills his yard and comes rushing in to his garage. >> when this stuff dries, it's like clay, heavy stuff, you can't get it out that easily. you have to scrub it out.
when construction began on a 5- story school, right behind his backyard. construction is set to be anybodied next year with protection for his house. but sing says he and his property cannot wait that long. maryland, heavy rain created dangerous flood waters. this video posted to several people are forming a human chain to save a woman from a car being swept down street. it was in el cot city. two people were killed there. amazing amounts of rain. >> all over. let's check in with meteorologist, amy freeze. >> it was incredible, the rain started and 30 seconds later , the street was a river. it came down so hard, the showers, that it created this problem, such a short amount of
the skyline. a lot of clouds, moisture at the surface, damp roadways, threat of flooding is with us through the afternoon hours. it could be a situation here where we get flash flooding through the afternoon hourses, west of the city -- hours, west of the city. winds northeast at 8 miles an hour. temperatures are in the 70s for the city, bureaus and to the west newark 72. trenton 73 west. we will may play out like this. heavy showers to the west. stray showers possible tuesday. that's a beginning of a beautiful stretch of weather by the middle of the week. 90s are not with us for the first few days. the area under the watch.
mar. seeing potential for flooding. won't rule out a thunderstorm, a quick moving shower that produces heavy rain across the area. mainly isolated, north and west new jersey. after 3:00, more showers and thunderstorms, north and west of the higher elevations, stretching here, sussex and warren county. tuesday hit or miss, not a big deal, setting the stage beautiful midweek. if you have something you need to get done outdoors or plans tuesday, wednesday and thursday look great. 80 tomorrow. it's going to be a better feeling 80. showers for the early half of the day, sticky situation through the afternoon hours with the humidity building back in. by wednesday looking good, partly sunny, 82. thursday 85, mostly sunny, humid, heading in to the weekend with temperatures
of heat and humidity that will continue, looks like over the weekend w the chance of a shower or thunderstorm, garden variety. last night, catching up on the rainfall we missed out on maybe, the month of july, how we were talking about the need for rain. last night we had crazy downpours happening. many places getting a couple of inches in an hour or two. >> that's crazy. princeton, new jersey, there is 4-5 inches in one rainstorm coming through which is too much rain in too short of time. it's hard to handle. maybe we have the same scenario for western new jersey today. >> bill was saying we were 5 inches below. >> we made up for it in a lot of spots. not every single place. the numbers for this central park, the other areas maybe
there is plenty of water in the last 12 hours. we have track work, 4 and 5 trains until 5:00 a.m. this is construction, fdr drive closed down between the 60s and 90s. as you head northbound, you are detoured off at 61st street. southbound detoured at 96th street. mass transit doing fine. street cleaning rules are in effect for today city wide. police officer in connecticut is recovering in the hospital after being attacked, pierre is accused of punching and kicking danbury officer joe pooler. he saw him pacing and thought he needed help. he hit pooler in the head and
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on the rain, the skies settled down a bit, things are looking good. for the temperatures through the morning hours, we will look at upper 60s, low 70s, a chance we could see mid morning showers and thunderstorms in the city, mainly the threat here for flash flood flood willing be west of the city. -- flooding will be west of the city. heather o'rourke with a look at your commute. have flashing lights. there is going to be this on going detour. hopefully lifting it shortly. northbound side traffic detoured 61st street and southbound detoured 96 street. this section is closed down for now. divert you to first, second, york, 4 and 5 trains track work should be cleared away. alternate side of the street
for today city wide. nypd investigating after officers helped a man propose to his girlfriend. they pulled the man's car over, and accused the man and his girlfriend of transporting weapons and drug in a car. when the girlfriend opened the trunk, balloons came pouring out and he got down on one knee. that's different, right? we are following breaking news in brooklyn, police on the hunt far driver after that crash that left two people dead. live with details on the car that police are looking for this morning. several trucks were torched and police are searching for an arsonist who left a local community on edge. >> the pope weighs in on islam, he refuses to link the faith with violence. amy freeze has exclusive accuweather forecast, stay with
police are trying to track men in a violent crash. donald trump is coming under fire for comments on the family of a fallen soldier. live with the criticism coming from democrats and republicans. more drenching downpours on the way today. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm thank you for joining us, i'm ken rosato. it is monday, august 1st, where did july go. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and
with the accuweather forecast. >> happy august 1st, everyone. we start with cloudy skies this morning, temperatures around 70 degrees, the threat of another round of flash flooding, west of the city, that would happen this afternoon. temperatures now the low to mid- 60s, north and west. 69 for poughkeepsie. 68 sussex. monticello 68. comfortable temperatures and muggy conditions will make it feel uncomfortable as we go throughout the day. the watches, northwest, central new jersey, sussex and warren, the places with seize the bulls eye this afternoon as far as heavy shower development. on the accu track, satellite and radars doesn't look too impressive. there could be a thundershower today. temperatures will be limited, high of 80 in new york city. coming up, the full accuweather
week and return to the heat and humidity. we are going to keep our eye on the fdr drive. couple of cars moving. here we are in the 90s. let's go to the maps, we have the fdr drive, closure, both directions between the 90s and 60s. this is a construction project. northbound traffic detoured 61st street, southbound 96th long island railroad metro, doing just fine, we take a look at the tunnel avenue north, accident cleared, utility pole repairs remain. our street cleaning rules are in effect. we have breaking news. an out of control driver killed two men and slammed in to parked cars before driving
driver of this silver accra tl who did runaway on foot after hitting two pedestrians and two parked cars. there is major accident investigation underway as well as the search for the driver. the nypd identified the victims, they have released names, one has been identified as 56 year old isles from the neighborhood. they were hanging out at a bar by one of the brothers. it's a family how longout. aquaing home after putting a friend in a cab and that is when police say the driver of the silver accra tl blew
the scene. there has been a very, very emotional scene as you can imagine, family members and friends showing up because this did happen in the neighborhood. there is a memorial set up, this as the nypd searches for the driver of the silver accra tl. if you know anything or recognize the know who the driver is, call crime stoppers. darla miles, channel 7 eyewitness news. authorities in newark hope a $10,000 reward will help them find the person that gunned down a woman five years ago. dawn reddic was with a friend at a restaurant when she was struck by bullets meant for someone else. reddic was a grade school teacher and grew up in and
selection process will begin this week, in the trial of 2 of governor chris christie's former allies, charged in the bridgegate scandal. attorneys are scheduled to submit questions, that will help them gauge whether any perspective jurors might have biases. former christy aid, bridget kelly and port authority executive, are scheduled for trial in september. turning to the race for the white house. donald trump catching heat from both sides of the polica comments about the muslim american parents of a soldier killed in iraq. the fire storm of criticism coming as the gop ticket tries to gain momentum. >> reporter: all that heat comes from both sides, after his latest comments. the backlash against donald trump comes after his reaction
>> you have sacrificed nothing and no one. >> reporter: heartbroken father call taught republican nominee while giving raw and emotional tribute to his son, captain con who died fighting in iraq. trump responding in an interview with george stephanopoulos. >> i made a lot of sacrifices, i worked very hard and created thousands and thousands of jobs. if you look at his wife, she to say, probably, maybe she wasn't allowed to have anything to say. >> reporter: grief kept her from speaking last week, she says but not anymore. >> reporter: hilary clinton blasting trump for his comments, while campaigning this weekend. >> an attack as he did on captain con's mother, a gold star mother? i don't know where the bounds are. >> reporter: mitch mc connell and paul ryan sidestepped
criticize the nominee direct by but went after muslim ban. banned in a moving tribute, people gathered a at the tribute in arlington national cemetery, leaving flowers and letters to the fallen soldier. gop vice presidential nominee mike pence released a statement saying both and he and trump believe con is an american hereio, coming with 1 -- hero, to label islam as a terrorist faith are not right. the pope says the label is unfair and untrue. the pontiff says there is a small fundmentist group in every religion. while isis precepts through violence, the pope says that's not islam. some young people in europe are
isis propaganda. good morning to you. starting off monday with cloudy skies. drapes pulled down over the buildings, hard to see. limited visibility with moisture at the surface. heavy rain showers, 70 degrees in central park. grab your umbrella as you head out the door, especially if you are west of the city. showers will be few and far between in the city, can't rule them out, could be dodging them through the afternoon. temperatures are in the 60s to low 70s, we go day, cloudy and muggy. reaching temperatures 80 degrees. a lot of moisture that had to run off last night, some storm problems, watchout for drains blocked that might slow you down this morning. places getting an inch and a half of rain 20 minutes. the flood watch to the west, new york city through north central ng in affecting -- new jersey affecting us through the afternoon. midday, to the afternoon hours, we are looking for showers. planning forecast, to the mid-
hour. coming up the accuweather seven- day forecast, talking temperatures returning to the 90s and also a nice stretch coming up for us that's comfortable and dry. heather o'rourke has a look at what is happening on the roads and rails and everything else. this is the fdr drive, our eye on this, i can see traffic going southbound. this could be construction vehicles northbound side however, we have regular vehicular traffic. let's go to the maps. fdr drive southbound, from the the 60s, traffic detoured to the side streets, lasting until 5:30. we will keep our eye on. that staten island east, hiland boulevard, repairs. streeting cleaning rules are in effect. still ahead this morning, brooklyn community is on edge after arsonist torched 7 tractor trailers and this isn't the first time this happened. call it the battle of the
a man tried to rape a woman inside a church on staten island. the suspect is identified as 42 barreras he approached the woman unside the church gym. the suspect grabbed the woman's throat and pubbed her down while -- pushed her down while trying to unbuckle his pants. she was able to fight him off and runaway. some kind of string of mysterious fires. the 7 trucks were parked blocks apart in east new york.
that's based in new jersey. eye witness news spoke with the drivers whose truck was burned months ago. the drives of the trucks could be out of work. >> i was sitting like, two weeks before i got my next truck, i was on the road, because the company had trucks. i don't know how long they are going to be waiting. >> operators tell us, 20 trucks have been destroyed. no injuries reported in the cases. investigating a possible case of arson at the olympic village if rio. members of the australian olympic team were forced to evacuate the build building after a small fire. the fire was contained and foone was injured. however, when the athletes returned to their rooms, they found a laptop and team shirts were stolen from the rooms. yankees and mets will put
bragging rights. they host the pinstripes in the first two games of the four- game series, then the series shifts to yankee stadium. barrett is slated to take the mound for the mets, cc for the yankees. first pitch 7:10 tonight at city field. amy freeze in for bill with the accuweather forecast. >> check this picture from outside our studios, see what is happening on the streets, still damp from the downpours we had last night. we will get those dried out. looking for in the city, some of the downpours, later in the midday hours in to the afternoon. the threat of the drenching downpour that creates the flash flooding is through northwest new jersey, depending on where you are, is how you should approach the day. chances of the showers and thunderstorms in the bureaus. 69 river dale. 70 garrettson.
spots, here in monticello, 63. 68 sussex. 69 poughkeepsie. everybody is starting with mild temperatures, it's humid outside. air mass is almost soupy, the high humidity levels. that gives the storms moisture to work with. the heavy thunderstorm threat where we see the conditions prime for thunderstorms is west. the national weather service put up the flash flood watch today. stray shower happening we make way for a pattern, beautiful weather midweek, hot and sticky by the weekend. rainfall estimates, downpours, how much rain came in the short time periods, the accumulations were over an inch and a half in areas, looking at a day of rain, that might be okay. we were talking about an inch and half in 30 minutes to an hour in some spots. the streets ponding and almost turning in to rivers in some cases.
jersey. nothing on the map right now. it takes the daytime heating to trigger showers and thunderstorms. mid-morning, waking up with pop up scattered sprinkles like over the weekend. that threat remains. we could get showers happening, through the afternoon, this is the area through northwest new jersey, we could see isolated showers and thunderstorms. on the future cast, this area, higher elevations of sulliv, duchess county, drenching downpours, later after sunset tonight. tuesday is looking good. quick sprinkle in the morning, drying out in the afternoon, 80s. wednesday and thursday look terrific, friday, saturday and sunday back to the heat and humidity. muggy tonight with 69, the low. for tomorrow, humid and showers, not a washout, the threats of the rain are out of here, we go with 80 degrees, recovery begins as far as dry
at the heat and humidity in time for the weekend. august typically we get these consistent days where it's hazy, hot and humid, that pattern will start out for us the fist full weekend of -- first full weekend of august. the pattern looks to take shape by the end of the week. someone else that knows about rain and affects the traffic. >> if you want to take a subway, debris on the tracks, that will affect the subways and d trains, n train running 36th to coney island. the good news this morning, fdr drive re-opened, both ways between the 90s and the 60s, the construction project, cleared away and picked up.
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student has been undergoing psychiatric treatment for weeks. amy freeze in for bill. >> good morning to you. we start this monday with skies cloudy and the threat of showers and thunderstorms, west for us today. the planning folk, mainly in the mid to upper 70s, we hit the top temperature, 3:00, forecasting a high of oh 80 degrees today. we slide back in to the low 70s tonight. a muggy couple of days, a before the heat and humidity kick in. showers and thunderstorms today. 80 in the city. more on the flash flood watch posted in a few minutes. how are the roads and rails? tricky, tunnel avenue northbound, sacha cows road, accident cleared. debris on the tracks. n trains running by the d. we have new jersey transit long
fdr drive, re-opened both ways between the 90s and 60s. the construction project cleared. staten island eastbound near hiland boulevard, pothole repairs out there. a stall on the belt, eastbound, near exit 13. they need to get that cleared away. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect. apple is rolling out the when the latest device will hit the store. instagram overhauling the comments section.
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at city hall. i'm ken rosato. >> i'm lori stokes. thank you for waking up with us. it is monday, august 1st. never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. amy freeze is in for bill. >> good morning, ken, we start this monday morning with 70 degreeses cloudy conditions and the threat for the flash flooding thunderstorms to come through, most likely happening today, through northwest and central new jersey, we begin with long island, now, no showers overhead, temperatures west hampton 67. 69, smith town, new york walk, 70 degrees, dan berry 68. inland new jersey 70s. shooting for 80 ft the high across the area. the rainfall that came through last night, 287, north of wayne, accumulation of 3 inches radar estimates, because the flash flooding there, a flash
to the early evening. here is the planning forecast in the city, easterly winds, 71 degrees, cloudy and overcast, a chance of a shower or thunderstorm through the afternoon and evening, high today of 80. that's weather, here is heather o'rourke with traffic. subway status, debrissen the tracks, n trains running by the d line from 36, cony, stillwell avenue. that's the issue with the n and north, the utility repairs remain. new jersey transit, long island metro north fine. fdr drive re-open between the 90s and the 60s. the construction project complete. see how it looks near 96. good ride, everything is doing just fine along the fdr drive. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. we begin with breaking news, police trying to track
two men. the crash happened near the intersection of fulton and chestnut in brooklyn. darla miles is live in cyprus hills with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, ken, this is a gut wrenching morn for the two families of the victims. they were here moments after the accident had, because this happened in their neighborhood, a few blocks away from where they had been hanging out overnight. i want to show you, fulton chestnut. look at the accra tl in the middle of the street . hard to imagine anyone was able to get out of the car and runaway. the car struck the pedestrians and hit two cars and fled on foot. nypd has identified the men struck and killed. first identified as 56 year old torsios, he is from the
or friends of the gentlemen. the second who has been identified as 41 year old delmar maldonado. this was after midnight, two left a local nightclub/bar, formally owned by the tore see you's family, they were walking in the intersection when this accra sped through hear and del ma >> reporter: as you can see, this is an active investigation. the highway patrol is here, trying to determine all of the la gist ig os of the accident -- logistics of the accident.
the driver. if you saw anything or recognize the car, call crime stoppers, 180-0577 tips. new blake says he was roughed by by an nypd officer, he says officers used excessive force while he was trying to diffuse a tense situation between the police and people in a broption neighborhood on -- br neighborhood on saturday. he called it a terrible encounter, surreal with a lot of tension. blake filed an excessive force complaint and has caught a news conference for this morning, outside of one police plaza to demand an investigation. s thousands of protesters are getting ready to crowd the steps of city hall in an effort to shut the building down. organizers are also pushing for greater police accountability
city hall with details for us. >> if you take a look across the street, at city hall, we are on the corner of park row and broadway. those barricades go around city hall. a wall of protection to stop the advance of protesters taking demand to city hall. one of their top priorities is the removal of william bradden and his broken windows aimed at crocking down on broken level crimes. part of the platform pushed by the black lives matter movement. the organization has a list of demands, the group is calling for reparations and end to the death penalty, ending mass incarration and deportation and rights for transgender people through civil rights protections. protests including a month at
the building saying the union protects officers that shoot black people. the new york protest is part of a series of actions set to take place around the country, the organization is also calling for defunding the nypd budget of $5.5 million, use that money to invest in black and brown communities. these protests have been criticized by many, after the shootings of five police officers in dallas, who were on detail during a black lives became the target of an assassin. protests are expected to begin at 9:00 this morning, there is going to be plenty of traffic in the area, protests are expected to last the entire day. we want to warn you, there will be a lot of people, a lot offering traffic problems in the area. the folks say they want these protests to go all day so more people can join.
7 eyewitness news. nypd on alert after somebody started making threats over a police radio. they targeted a captain at the midtown south precinct. the question is how somebody was able to tap in to radio frequencies used by police. they were obtained by eye witness news. police don't know in the man is perhaps using a lost or stolen police radio, officers are warned to be extra careful when responding to radio calls. a man's bodice covered in harlem, -- body was discovered in harlem. robert prior was found yesterday in his apartment on west 135th street.
his face and body. medical examiner will determine the cause of death. flood watch remains in effect for new jersey this morning. streets in patterson look like rivers last night. severe flooding swept through, the force of the water carried garbage and debris. trapping some drivers inside cars. people in lynhurst saw much of the same thing last night, strong winds and pounding rain caused severe flooding in several areas. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with amy freeze in for bill. >> reviewing those dramatic photos from yesterday and the video that was sent in via social media, several inches of rain in a short amount of time, saturday and sunday, 4-6 inches of rain creating flash flooding situations. this morning, the clouds are
temperatures goes we will get to maybe 80 before all is said and done. the watches posted, a flash flood watch for north central new jersey until 11:00 tonight. mill stone waterway, a flood wanting, crested at 5:00 a.m., starting to reseed after hitting their high point at 9 feet, the showers now, hear are the projections for today, northeast really the bullseye, looks like it will turn out to north and west. couple of inches of rain is possible again. finding that exact spot will be tricky. temperatures in the city to be 80 with a threat of showers or thunderstorms. this is near bradley avenue, traffic coming towards us, the eastbound side of the staten island expressway, to the maps, what else is going on on the expressway, near hiland boulevard, we do have
railroad doing fine. metro north is running on or close to schedule. the harlem and hudson lines service changes today and that is because of the sandy resilience project. lacking at the n and d trains, debris on the tracks and running by the d-line, 36th to coney island, our street cleaning rules in effect for today. still ahead on eye witness news this morning, the call to why a new york senator wants fda to speed up its response to tainted products.
off shelves. schumer is questioning whether they are doing enough. >> from the time it's known the product may have serious health consequences, like e. coli, or salmonella, and the time it's taken off the shelves can be months. >> schumer sited a case of tainted flour when an e. coli outbreak began in december. all the rain overnight was one more headache for bronx homeowner who gets an extra dose of flooding. the water funnels water in to his direction every time there is a heavy downpour. it fills the yard and comes rushing in to his garage. he says it leaves behind a disgusting layer of muck. >> when this stuff dries, it's like clay. heavy stuff. you can't get it out that
scrub it out. >> the flooding started a year ago when construction began on a school behind his backyard. construction set to be finished next year. look at this video from maryland, heavy rain created dangerous flood waters as video posted to facebook, shows people forming a human chain to rescue a woman from a car swept down the street. serious of strong thunderstorms poured more than half a foot of el cot city over a 2- hour people. two people were killed. state of emergency has been declared to aid in the recovery.
were created, lots to watch out for. the focus is for north central new jersey, central park 70 degrees. northeast wind at 8 miles an hour, the bureaus in the upper 60s and low 70s. sunset park 70 degrees, investigatorson, 70, ridgewood, white stone 72, long island, temperatures in the 60s for islip. monticello really good example 60 how we can have hardly any rain happening in monticello, not measurable, over in poughkeepsie, 2 and a quarter inch of rain, some areas 4-6 inches these are in unofficial reporting stations. heavy dredging downpours for north central new jersey. the computer models are printing out for the new york
a big downpour at any time, the area where we think we get too much rain, remains here. we have a watch, in green, a flash flood watch until 11 tonight, reminder mills town crested at 5:00, this morning, starting to reseed, that warning will be lifted soon. rainfall estimates here, south of rampo, big rains and over is a caucus, 2.4 inches last night. lot of rain. this could repeat itself today this areas under the watch. that's why we have the heads up on what is coming in. no showers in the city. this continues to move eastward.
happen again today. tomorrow, storms will be fewer and far between. 11:00 tonight, bullseye on sullivan county. tomorrow is a hit or miss shower. wednesday and thursday looking great. friday and saturday back to the heat and the humidity. the long-term forecast, one more day to put up with the threatening showers and thunderstorms that could produce flooding. 80 for the high. the accuweather seven-day forecast, 82 on wednesday, dry, 85 thus, dry. sunny and humid friday, we start with the hazy, hot and humid august forecast for the weekend. showers and storms in play for saturday. august typically known for the
commute. >> cross island parkway, traffic is doing okay right here. let's go to the maps. lie here, eastbound side, exit 26, francis, an accident cleared away. new jersey transit long island railroad fine for example you use metro north, they are doing the sandy resilience project. the belt parkway, two lanes are closed. we have alternate side of the street parking for today. still ahead, on eye witness news this morning, the new push to get more people riding bicycles across the city.
look at this wild car crash. the driver flipping over again and again. good samaritans rushed in with fire extinguishers and flipped the car over, the driver is recovering in the hospital this morning. rick scott is rallying state leaders now that they are facing the first outbreak of zika, carried by mosquitoes in the country, called a meeting of officials for this florida, are confirmed now as domestic cases of the virus. the florida health department has been giving zika prevention kits to pregnant women in the affected areas. city bike expanding in upper manhattan and new neighborhoods in brooklyn. the docking stations will become active and over the course of the next month, plans for call more more and more stations across the east and west sides and popping up in
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is heather o'rourke. lie, eastbound, exit 26, the accident being cleared away, a problem on the bridge, brooklyn bound, lower level, disabled vehicle, belt parkway, eastbound, near rock away, exit 13, another accident, two lanes closed down. alternate side of the street parking rules in effect for today. a police officer in connecticut is recovering in after being attacked. pierre is accused of punching and kicking dan berry police officer joe pooler. pooler saw him pacing in a parking lot and thought he needed help. he hit pooler several times in the head and the body. pooler was able to get back to his car and call for help. happening today, new recycling rules for businesses take effect. the rules eliminate the practice of companies recycling
to help the city zero waste goals. the rules take affect today and a one-year pardon warning period. romantic gesture could mean trouble for nypd officers. >> the force is investigating the officers that helped a man propose in queens. the officers pulled over the man's car last wednesday in far rock away and accused the man and his girlfriend of transporting weapons and drugs in the car. it was a ruse, when man's girlfriend opened the trunk, balloons came pouring out and he got down on one knee. breaking news, a deadly hit and run, two men struck and killed in brooklyn , the driver running from the scene. we are live with new details on the victims. local truck drivers say safety is threatened by a possible arsonist, the common thread that has them worried. the teen choice awards go
today, some heavy rain after the heavy rain we saw saturday and sunday. amy freeze is in for bill. she has your exclusive accuweather forecast coming up ahead. mid-morning thunderstorms possible throughout much of the tristate area. channel 7 eyewitness news this morning is coming back in over 2 minutes, stay with us. indulgence. silky sifts of total transcendence. tempting accents of sheer pleasure. introducing "unicorn whispers." this should be the name. or something more like "golden gold." or maybe, "mmmmmm mmhmm." but, with 20% of your daily fiber, its actually fiber one.
and takes off. see the devastation left behind. >> donald trump is not backing down about family of a muslim soldier killed in iraq and losing support from his party. a flooding risk this morning for parts of the area, when will we finally dry out? good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm ken rosato. thank you for joining us. today is monday, august 1st. you are never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic, meteorologist, amy accuweather forecast. >> over the weekend, we had the flash flooding events. 70 degrees outside now, clouds are in places no rain to begin the day. it is in the afternoon, north and central new jersey under the alerts of the big rains that come in, short amount of time causing problems. 4-6 inches of rain in some of the flooded out areas over the weekend, the