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your monday. the morning weather in a word is blech. the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> the weekend was beautiful. >> it will be an unpleasant monday. give yourself a couple of extra minutes. it is moderate rain in some areas. take an umbrella with you. maybe a light jacket. we're starting out in the 60's. we will make it up to 72 or 73.
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off and on rain showers will be with us through this evening. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. the roads are wet. you'll need some extra time, especially if you're traveling southbound on 95 through howard county. the left lane on that ramp is closed. eastbound 70. we have a problem on reisterstown road and hilldale avenue. watch for closures along mclean boulevard at northern parkway. take perring parkway as your alternative. looking good on the north side. southbound 895, about eight- minute travel time. five minutes on southbound 95 to the fort mchenry. this is 83 at padonia road.
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southbound traffic is building down towards the beltway. this is 95 at 175. no delays. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a house fire overnight in northeast baltimore and sends one person to the hospital. >> the fire started just after 3:00 a.m. this morning. kim dacey is live on the scene. what is the status? >> all of the fire crews have packed up and left. there were fire and police on the scene earlier. fire crews did get on the scene just before it 3:00 this morning. we're on mcclain boulevard. they found fire coming out of the first floor windows of the home. they had to go when side and rescue a man who was trapped
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inside. >> the first arriving units on the scene -- we had five showing. they went in to gain access to the door and found him inside and brought him out to a safe area until paramedics arrived. >> the victim was taken to johns hopkins bayview burn center. fire investigators are still trying to determine what started the fire. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> city police say they are looking for an arsonist who struck on sunday. investigators believe somebody threw a molotov cocktail on this building at the 1100 block of barclay street. >> the investigation continues into the boat crashed on sunday night near the key bridge. several people were sent into
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the water. everybody was rescued but three people were injured. new details in the police- involved shooting. the victim has been identified as 31-year-old maurice holloman. police say he was acting erratically. at anortedly laununged officer and reach for his weapon. another police officer is recovering after being injured in a collision. the crash happened before 2:00 p.m. on sunday afternoon on a walker avenue. no word on if any charges will be filed. >> a security guard is accused of taking the law into his own hands. police say the guard at the restaurant broke the victim's
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nose and put him in handcuffs. the guard is charged with false imprisonment. >> world leaders will wrap up the summit in chicago. tara mergener near has how the alliance plans to map out the in game. >> good morning. nato is set to declare the next stage of transition, which includes turning over the combat lead. world leaders are working on a timeline to transition security. the challenge is to implement it effectively. >> there'll be great challenges ahead. the loss of life continues in afghanistan. there will be hard days ahead. but we're confident that we're on the right track. >> the strategy for a gradual exit from afghanistan will be formally endorsed today at the nato summit in chicago. >> there'll be no rush for the exits. ourl stay committed to
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operation in afghanistan and see it through to be successful. >> negotiations are also set to start on how to support the afghan forces after the 2014 withdrawal deadline. the president expects a decade of transformation in afghanistan at a cost of more than $4 billion a year. >> we're here to fight nato. we're here to protest against the war in afghanistan. >> protesters clashed with police blocks from where more than 60 world leaders ware meeting. >> we have at least four officers that went to the hospital, none too seriously. bumps and bruises. one officer was stabbed in the leg. >> other issues include international security matters. tara mergener, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> the big question -- will i'll have another the up to his name at the belmont? the dairy winner when up to new derby winner.r no horse has claimed the triple crown since affirmed did it. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think i'll have another has what it takes to complete the triple crown? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. 6:07. >> some providing video captures the full force of a tornado as it touches down in texas. >> some closures for the families of the victim of the
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lockerbie bombing. >> ava marie about to make my dancing debut in just a couple of weeks. you can come support me. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. backup of accidents impacting major roadways. major roadways.
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>> good morning. 67 degrees downtown at the maryland science center. we're talking about something i'll be trying out in about two weeks. i will be doing ballroom dancing. i will be the celebrity dancer for tuerk house. to help those who struggle with addictions. here's a sneak peek -- they help those who struggle with addictions. i've been rehearsing in towson, getting ready for my dancing debut at the tuerk house fund raiser. donna hamilton danced last
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year. i will be dancing the samba. months of preparation will equal to less than six minutes on the dance floor. ok. >> one and hold and hold. >> the highlight of a dance will be a move were right did to the floor while john spins me around. as you can tell, i still need more practice. i will be putting in extra hours at the studio. john seems confident i will be able to pull off in time. >> you are doing fine. >> he should know. it's been teaching dancing for 40 years. >> they if a vital role with the
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recovery process -- they serve a vital role. >> you can come to the annual fundraiser. know that you're helping to support a good cause. you can do some dancing yourself to some big band music. sounds like a great event. >> you have to wait for the applause. outstanding. >> donna hamilton did the dance last year. her dance was incredible. >> i think it is lin-credible you can do that in high heels -- i think it is incredible. thank you, ava. it is for a wonderful cause.
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the other big story was the eclipse. here's some video. this is from nevada. it was not a total eclipse. you can see a partial eclipse as far east as ohio. it was quite a sight. we have a tropical storm developed over the weekend off the carolina coast, alberto. it is a minimal tropical storm. it will drift offshore and not bother us. the flow is coming from the east to the west. we have rain showers comment on towards baltimore. they will be drifting in all day today.
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the heavy storms offshore. we're heading up towards new jersey. it will be hard to make the temperatures move much. east wind of 15 at the airport. we should be able to sneak into the low 70's maybe this afternoon. take a light jacket. off and on rain showers and kinder breezy. high temperatures between 70 and 75. it will stay on settled the the beginning of the week. maybe a thunderstorm tuesday, wednesday, -- it will stay on ttled.unse high temperature into the mid 80 by this weekend.ke0's >> the roads are wet. southbound 95 at 175, and
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accident. on the ramp to eastbound 70, this accident is gone. reisterstown road and hilldale, we have an accident. volume is picking up. 95 looking good out of the northeast. no problems to report on the harrisburg expressway. this is the j.f.x. at 41st street. southbound traffic moving well towards the construction zone. 95 at 175, building in volume southbound towards the accident scene. the left lane is closed. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. the only person convicted in the lockerbie bombing has died. abdelbaset al-megrahi was released from a scottish present nearly three years ago after he
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was diagnosed with terminal cancer. he maintained his innocence in the bombing. the plane went down and lockerbie, scotland in 1988. a prison guard is killed and five others injured every prison riot in mississippi. it is not clear what touched off the violence. three inmates were injured in that effort. the power of the tornado was displayed on camera. it damaged several homes 50 miles southwest of wichita. at least 17 tornadoes were seen in the area. there were no injuries fortunately.
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>> good news for drivers -- gas prices are dropping. the price right regular gallon of gas has dropped 19 cents in the past month. the national averages $3.69. price of traveling by air is going up. a family of four expect to pay $100 more for hotspots to place like orlando or los angeles. to save some money, shop on tuesday afternoon and being flexible on the dates. many americans taking a pass on foreclosurehe help. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> some buyers are jumping at
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the case to have their mortgage check for errors. few people have responded that another round of mailings will go out in early june. investors hoping for some relief. the s&p has fallen for a third straight week. friday top of the week with more losses. the bloomberg maryland index was lower. facebook shares finished slightly higher on the day. a deal to acquire a company that makes mobile apps for gift shopping. mark zuckerburg announced he was getting married. computer hackers are targeting hotel guests still information and
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inspect computers with viruses. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> a second member of the bee- gees has passed away. robin gibb died yesterday after a lead the battle with cancer. the bee gees were one of the most popular groups in music history. a private funeral for the passing of the queen of disco, donna summer. she passed away last week after a bout with breast and lung cancer. she had several huge hits including "bad girls." donna summer was 63 years old. >> 6:20.
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could the orioles sweep the nationals? keith mills will have highlights. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think i'll have another has what it takes to complete the triple crown? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together.
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>> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. kind of busy. the roads are wet. a new accident on pulaski highway. 62 on the north side and moving well on the west side. the major roadways leading up to the beltway are ok. southbound 95 at 175, accident has just cleared in the past minutes. you can see the delays on southbound 295. an update on the j.f.x. is first at 40 first-ra street. outbound traffic moving well towards the construction zone. southbound traffic moving well on 95 out of white marsh. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. a bit of a change from the
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beautiful weather we had over the weekend. we have some off and on showers. you'll run into these batches of moderate rainfall this morning. cloudy and off and on rain showers. we're in the 60's right now. we will make it into the 70's this afternoon. here is the man, keith mills. >> thank you. good morning. the orioles back home. they open a series with the red sox. they cannot close out the sweep of the nationals but they take two of 3 and still in first place of the american league east. the orioles got their first look at stephen strasbouurg. watch bryce harper.
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that is not good. later in the evening, this kid is playing some good baseball. chris davis scores. 3-0 orioles. the nats get back into it. that is a triple for bryce harper. 4-3, nationals and they would never trail. stephen strasburg hits a hanging curve from wei-yin chen for his first career home run. the nats avoid the sweep. the orioles win this series and lead tampa by two games. check got the standings. the yankees a 5 1/2 games back. the red sox, 6 1/2 games back.
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the orioles have the second-best record to the dodgers in all of baseball. the red sox in town tonight. on to the belmont stakes for i'll have another. he has a chance to win the triple crown. how about the stretch run on saturday? celebrating aboard i'll have another. he ran down bodemeister. pimlico for the short ride up to new york where he will run in the belmont stakes. 11 horses have gone to the belmont with a chance to win it since affirmed. >> 6:27. 64 degrees on tv hill. >> an early-morning fire sends
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one man to the hospital. i will have details.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. we're starting a trend with these rainy week the morning s. >> it was beautiful on saturday and most of sunday. cloudy skies and off and not rain showers are likely today. take an umbrella with you. high temperature will be around 73 or 74. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> fire crews on the scene of a house fire. >> kim dacey is live on the scene this morning. we understand somebody was in the house at the time. >> there was one person who was injured. the fire crews have left the
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scene. there's still some debris. you could not tell that anything happened this morning. fire crews did get on the scene at just before 3:00 this morning. they got here and found fire coming through the first-floor windows of the apartment in the middle of these row apartments. they had to rescue a man that was trapped inside. >> the first arriving units on the scene -- we had five showing. they went in to gain access to the door and found him inside and brought him out to a safe area until paramedics arrived. >> he was taken to johns hopkins bayview burn center. he had burns to his body. they're still trying to determine what started the fire. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police are investigating a double shooting in east
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baltimore that happened early on saturday morning near preston street appeared the victims walk themselves into the johns hopkins emergency room. >> debate over same-sex marriage has a new and influential ally -- the naacp. voted in support of a resolution supporting marriage equality. same-sex couples in maryland find solace in a strange situation. they cannot get married but they can get divorced. the court of appeals voted for those to file for divorce. >> pit bulls their owners to to the inner harbor and to overcome a bad reputation. organizers want people to see pit bulls are family-friendly dogs.
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>> part of why we're here is to show people that they are family dogs and that the few irresponsible minorities are in the minority. >> the group says there fighting to change the recent ruling against pit bulls to one that is more breed neutral. >> more is coming out about concussions. lisa robinson looks at this debate. >> when you mention head gear and lacrosse, it sparks a debate between those who want to keep the sport pure and medical professionals who say it is a no-brainer -- women who play lacrosse should be wearing helmets. 18-year-old carly took a hit to the head with a lacrosse stick. >> one girl knocked my goggles off.
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another girl/meet across the temple -- another girl slashed me across the temple. ick?ith her stac >> yea yeah. a remember falling. i kept playing. i knew when i got home something was wrong. >> carly had a concussion. there's an increase in the number of concussions happening to girls. she decided to do something. >> we had nine total. we will talk to players and coaches about their decision to wear head gear. and we will explore the debate over whether women and young girls should wear helmets on the lacrosse field. for the 11 news i-team, i am lisa robinson. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kind of busy because we're dealing with wet roads.
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in new accident on southbound 295 which is backing up traffic. if you travel south, watch for that crash. a new crash on pulaski highway. 27 miles per hour on the west side. that continues down towards edmondson. what for some debris in the road. -- watch for some debris in the road. building volume around the area. 70 east town is looking to be building beyond that point as to approach the beltway. a little heavier on 95 out of white marsh. traffic is backed up down towards the beltway northeast. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie is showing us her moves and very impressive on the dance floor. this is for a great cause. >> good morning. i am live at the tuerk house,
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getting ready for their big fund raiser. i showed you some of the dance i will be doing. this sounds like a fun event. i'm here with roger larsen, the executive and director. you've been with the tuerk house for nine months. the plan to dance -- do you plan to dance? >> yes. >> what role does the tuerk house play in this event? >> about 65,000 people in the city are affected by a substance abuse. we serve about 1200 folks a year. we have served over 24,000. we serve people who are homeless and usually don't have
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insurance. this money would generate is a tremendous asset to us which allows us to provide more services. it is something that lifts everybody's spirits. >> many of the dancers have people they know affected by substance abuse. we can think of someone who could benefit from the tuerk house. this is a great event. you'll get to see my dance. there will be an amateur dance competition. also you can do some dancing to big band music and get a little bit of a dinner. a live and silent auction. let's get a quick check of the seven day forecast. we see a chance for rain for the next couple of days. temperatures will be in the mid 70's. we will stay in the 70's for the next couple days.
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we'll go back to stan and mindy. i'm looking forward to the night. >> i will bet she is a good dancer. >> do not try this at home. >> we will not. >> a man is a buzz with excitement about this stunt. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. do you think i'll have another has what it takes to complete the triple crown? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> a couple in china taking the plunge into marriage. they got married several feet underwater. there were greeted by schools of fish. featuredony also fi dolphins. >> a beekeeper in poland tried to do this experiment on himself. whether he can survive with 30,000 bees on his body.
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he walked away with only two bee stings. do not try this at home. the man says his work with bees for fiveyearas. >> look how he is sitting. >> i wonder where the two staings were. >> "thank you very much." [laughter] >> oh, my goodness. >>oh oh, my. >> 6:42. thank you very much." >> the roads are still wet.
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>> we have some rain to contend with. that in just a second. 64 at the airport. 64 at the airport. stay
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hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. >> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. new details in saturday's police-involved shooting. the victim has been identified as maurice holloman. police say he was acting erratically and as officers tried to calmed him down, he reached for a weapon.
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that is what a second officer followed a shot. the injured officer is expected to be ok. there was a boat crashed on sunday night near the key bridge, sending several people into the water. everybody was rescued but three people were injured. police are looking for an arsonist that struck on sunday. investigators believe somebody threw a molotov cocktail into the building located at 1100 block of barclay street. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is busy. the roads are still wet. outer loop at perring parkway, word of an accident. another one causing some heavy
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delays on southbound 295. the backup stretches back to the beltway. that will start to spill over to the beltway. an accident on pulaski highway. a slow go on the west side from top to bottom down towards edmondson. debris to watch for and southbound 29 a route 40. an update on southbound 295. it is heavy. the heaviest delays are approaching arundel mills boulevard with that accident. a backup development at white marsh heading down towards the beltway northeast. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. we check in live again with ava marie. she has more on her upcoming dance.
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you're doing fantastic. >> we're getting ready for the big fund raising called dancing for recovery at the tuerk house. you guys are helping to put this evening together, getting all the dancers and you contacted me to be the celebrity denture. we have some video from last year's event. donna hamilton did a great job. you guys will be dancing this year. >> we did a waltz last year. this year will be a tango. we have seen some of your dancing. you are ready. >> what a fun event. people don't always get to see professional dancers. >> this will be complete, five professional couples will be part of this program. then the amateur exhibition.
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we have prizes for the best dancers. >> you are encouraging people to bring their dancing at tire. >> this is a great event. this is great to be at. a white house drug abuse adviser is a swing dancer, an auction yveevent. >> this all supports the tuerk house for people struggling with addictions. you know that you're helping the community. we know people touched by that as well. you can see mike finished product. i have been rehearsing for about two months -- you can see my finished products.
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there will be a dinner and a live and silent auction. great night and great support for the community. you'll get to see my preview of the dance on the plus channel. >> it is outstanding. will they let you wear tennis shoes? no? >> you have to wear the high heels. high heels are a necessity. >> see if the have them and a size 12 and half. thank you. at 7:00 p.m. again on the digital channel. we had a tropical storm developed over the weekend. the season does not begin until june 1. mother nature does not follow a calendar.
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that is tropical storm alberto about one of its 55 miles offshore -- 165 miles. it is barely a tropical storm. this is the one that will create some showers for us during the day today. the rain is coming from the east to the west. we're watching the showers across the eastern shore and crossing over towards baltimore appeared that situation will be with us all day today. it will not be a steady you then. the heavy stuff is offshore and heading towards new jersey. east wind at 15. it will be difficult for the temperatures to move. 64 at the airport. will probably sneak into the low 7's this afternoon. off and on rain showers today. cloudy skies. high temperature between 775 --
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we will probably sneak into the low 70's this afternoon. showers and thunderstorms tuesday, wednesday, and thursday. into the unofficial start of summer, it will feel like summer. high temperatures in the mid 80's to start memorial day weekend. good stuff if you're going down to the ocean. >> an early-morning house fire disrupts the quiet of a neighborhood. kim dacey joins us live with more on that. >> fire crews were on the scene for several hours this morning. they have cleaned up and gone home. fire crews did get on the scene at just before 3:00 this morning. they got here and found fire coming through the first-floor windows of the apartment in the middle of these row apartments. they had to rescue a man that was trapped inside. they got him out.
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he was taken to johns hopkins bayview burn center. they're still trying to determine what started the fire. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. 6:53. up next, some of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> coming up, we'll take a last look at weather and traffic r
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>> time to get to your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you think i'll have another has what it takes to complete the triple crown?
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>> we will post more of your answers on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> is the rain causing any problems? >> there is an accident southbound on the b-w parkway causing speeds around 17 miles per hour. that backup begins on the beltway. watch for an accident at perring parkway. a crash at pulaski highway. speeds are slow on the west side. this is 295 at 175. the delay stretches back towards the beltway. 95 at white marsh, a backup
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developing from white marsh down to the 895 split. >> we did not get a chance to see the eclipse. >> it was too cloudy. rain showers today will be with us off and on. high temperature only 74. scattered thunderstorms the next few days. we did not get to see the eclipse but here's some video from nevada. the ring of fire. 94% of the disc was covered by the moon. you need a special lends to look at it. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25.
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