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>> yes. >> thanks for watching. the "today" show is next. >> safe holiday weekend. good morning. breaking news. hurricane hermine slams into florida overnight bringing pouring rain, driving wind and violent surf. now a tropical storm passing over florida and then heading straight up the east coast just in time for the holiday weekend. we're live inside the storm zone. >> explosion. investigators trying to figure out why that spacex rocket blew up on the launch pad incinerating a $200 million facebook satellite. this morning why the accident isn't just a major setback for facebook but for the future of space exploration.
controversial release. outrage as brock turner is set to be freed from jail in a matter of hours just three months after being convicted of sexual assault as we get an exclusive first look at photos taken of turner the night of his arrest. and star spangled controversy. nfl quarterback colin kaepernick refuses to stand for the national anthem again this time during a tribute to the military. the crowd reacting instantly. but kaepernick isn't backing down and you might be surprised by who's standing by him, "today," friday, september 2nd, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this friday. the start of labor day weekend. the unofficial end of summer for
a lot of people. we're going out in style with great concert out on the plaza. >> if you have to say good-bye to summer, this is the way to do it. alicia keys will be on our plaza. >> we'll get music in before the weather turns bad. that's our top story. hermine slamming into the florida coast making landfall overnight. watches and warnings extend from the south all of the way up to the east coast this morning. we've got you covered from all angles and we'll get to al's forecast in just a moment. but let's begin with nbc's gabe gutierrez in the storm zone. gabe, good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, good morning. the water here much calmer than it was a few hours ago as hermine roared through making landfall to our east. many parts of florida's gulf coast are flooded this morning and almost 200,000 people are without power across several
states. overnight hurricane hermine slammed into florida's panhandle packing winds of up to 80 miles an hour. this morning storm surge and the possibility of isolated tornadoes even as hermine is downgraded to a tropical storm. >> this is life threatening. >> we're going to lose a power line here. >> the system knocking out power to tens of thousands. and flooding neighborhoods along florida's gulf coast. >> he's got it. >> reporter: near appalachicola -- >> it's hard to pack up and leave. this is home. >> reporter: the last hurricane to strike florida was in 2005. a powerful category 3 storm that killed five people. today the threat from hermine extending up the east coast.
parts of georgia and north carolina under a state of emergency. dangerous rip currents expected through the holiday weekend. >> we're always worried, sure. yeah. you do what you can do. hope for the best. >> reporter: hermine is weakening as it's downgraded to a tropical storm. authorities in florida are assessing the damage as other states brace for impact. matt and savannah? >> gabe gutierrez, thanks a lot. >> let's find out where the storm is headed from here and how bad it's going to be. al is at the weather wall tracking the latest path. good morning. >> good morning, guys. let's look live. st. simons island, georgia. the storm moved into southern georgia. the core of it. you can see the effects right now. the winds are howling. waves have come up and the rain is getting stronger and stronger there as well. look at the scope of this system right now. you can see the rain bands. we have tornado watches stretching from western florida all of the way into georgia right now. here's the latest on where the
system is. hermine is 50 miles northeast of tallahassee. it's 70-mile-per-hour winds moving north-northeast at 14 miles per hour. the path of the system right now looks like this. we will see it continue inland through saturday afternoon. it comes off somewhere along the cape right along saturday afternoon. 45 miles per hour. here's the rest of the track. we're going to be talking about this system into the middle of next week. it comes out and runs parallel to the new jersey/new york shoreline. 60-mile-per-hour winds. it's just below a tropical strength system. we'll look at winds, rain, coastal beach erosion into next week. in the meantime, storm surges today, six to nine feet in the big bend area of florida. two to four feet around tampa and along the southeastern atlantic coast one to three-foot surges. we have a risk of tornadoes stretching from the carolinas down into northern florida.
smaller in scale. we also have the risk of a lot of power outages. 12 million people at risk to lose power from florida into the carolinas and of course the rainfall is going to be a big issue. we're talking about some areas picking up five to ten inches of rain from georgia into southeastern virginia but the eastern carolinas, guys, could see rainfall 10 to 15 inches. rip currents are going to be a big problem up and down the eastern seaboard right until monday and tuesday and as i said, beach erosion is going to be a big problem because the system will sit offshore into wednesday. >> we'll catch up with you more in a bit. >> doesn't it come at just the wrong time. people going on vacation. beaches closed up and down the east coast. let's go to morgan ratford. good morning to you. >> reporter: things are looking pretty calm here ride now along the new jersey shore but not for
long. we're expecting a double whammy to hit this weekend. you can see the red flags here behind me. this is here at point pleasant beach and along the coast where authorities are asking swimmers not to get in the water. they're also creating sand barriers along the coastline and here in point pleasant they're actually draining the lake just to keep the streets from flooding. i want to show you this map here. you can see these red arrows along the east coast from savannah, georgia, in the south all of the way up to nantucket. this is where you have to be extra careful if you are in fact planning to get into the water this holiday weekend because frankly those waters are dangerous. to give you a sense of just how dangerous, 36 people have already been rescued this week alone in this region and this is the same region that was devastated by superstorm sandy back in 2012. that's why people here are saying they are taking no chances this holiday weekend. matt? >> morgan, thank you very much. now to another big story, a major setback for spacex after
its rocket exploded on the launch pad. this particular rocket was on a space book mission. nbc's tom costello covers all things space for us. good morning. >> this is a significant setback not just for spacex but for facebook. this was going to be a satellite inside this unmanned falcon 9 rocket that would beam internet access to africa. both companies are now trying to regroup. a jaw dropping sight. a spacex rocket exploding on the launch pad on thursday being swallowed hole in a matter of seconds. a series of explosions and massive plumes of thick, billowing smoke. the blast could be heard and felt for miles. even caught on weather radar. urgency on police dispatch radio. >> it's a rocket segment that blew up. there's a pretty noxious smoke
plume heading toward the beach. >> amazingly nobody was injured during this routine test going bad. the rocket was destroyed along with a special satellite. the mission was to bring the internet to parts of africa. mark zuckerberg said he's deeply disappointed. the launch was scheduled for saturday morning. the cause is still unknown. >> wow. >> as spacex investigates what went wrong. the blast caused major damage. major damage to the spacex launch pad at cape canaveral. that could serious impact the company's upcoming satellite launch schedule. this is also a concern. this is the same type of rocket that will be used on futured manned missions. finding out what went wrong will be a very high priority. back to you. >> better believe it. tom costello, thank you.
let us turn to politics now as donald trump heads from ohio to new york for a classified briefing from u.s. intelligence officials today. replacing him in that battleground state is vice president joe biden who is there stomping for hillary clinton and taking trump to task on a wide range of issues. hallie jackson has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: after the second intelligence briefing in a windy manhattan here, donald trump will focus on delivering his message to minority communities reportedly reaching out to african-american voters in philadelphia before that trip to detroit to a black church over the weekend. that trip is raising eyebrows with word it is scripted. all of it. as trump seems to shift on immigration yet again just a couple days after his tough talk, a softer tone. his new overtures now underfire as donald trump promises he can help african-american voters. >> give it to me. i'm going to fix it. >> reporter: ahead of his first
ever trip to a black church in detroit this weekend, a new report paints a picture of a nervous campaign. a leaked script for trump's q and a session with an african-american pastor published by "the new york times." trump's answers apparently prepared in advance by advisers to keep him in check. hillary clinton's camp calling the trip a gimmick. trump working to win over more minority communities like hispanics and after dismissing speculation he would soften up on immigration, seeming to do just that, on whether to deport undocumented immigrants living here who haven't committed other crimes. >> we're going to get rid of all of the bad players that are here. after that takes place we'll sit back and assess the situation. we're going to see where we are. >> reporter: earlier this week at his big immigration speech -- >> you can't just smuggle in, hunker down, and wait to be legalized. >> reporter: trump's stance turned off some of his own hispanic advisers but not the
founder of latinos for trump who raised eyebrows with this on msnbc. >> my culture is a very dominant culture. it's causing problems. if you don't do something about it, you'll have taco trucks on every corner. >> reporter: trump's 12th public event since mid august. six times as many as hillary clinton holding just two public events in the last two weeks. vice president joe biden on the trail instead pitching clinton but passing up the chance to vigorously defend her family foundation with nbc's kasie hunt. >> has the clinton foundation always been 100% ethical in your view? >> i think the clinton foundation like all foundations have found themselves in a position where changes are changing. i think she's going to change and adjust to the realities of how complicated it's all become. >> reporter: trump's team quickly taking aim at that
response from vice president biden arguing that it speaks volumes about what they call hillary clinton's terrible judgment. matt, savannah? >> all right. thanks very much. by the way, a look ahead next wednesday i'll sit down with hillary clinton and donald trump. it's part of our special commander in chief forum. it will be the first joint candidate event of the general election season on september 7th, 8:00 in the evening right here on nbc. simulcast by the way on nmsnbc. samsung is recalling its galaxy note 7 after reports of the device catching fire while charging. the company says the batteries are to blame. that comes just a couple weeks after that phone's launch. samsung has told 2.5 million to date. it will take about two weeks to get replacements ready. now to growing outrage in northern california where protests are planned this
morning as former stanford university athlete brock turner is released from jail today having served just half of a six-month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus. nbc's gadi schwartz has more on that. gadi, good morning. >> reporter: brock turner was eligible for release after midnight but it's most likely that he'll be released at daylight, first daylight here on the west coast just like everybody else. and now that his case is closed, we're getting our first look at photographs of brock turner that were used as evidence in this case. exclusive pictures of brock turner obtained by nbc news show the former university swimmer disshelfled. his shirt torn after being tackled by two college students who saw him on top of his unconscious victim. these pictures taken four hours after turner was arrested for sexual assaulting an unconscious female near a dumpster on the
campus. if you saw her again, would you recognize her? turner responds, probably not. later in the tape turner says my intentions were not to try to rape a girl without her consent. i was just trying to hook up with a girl. after being asked if he knew where he and the victim were at the time of the incident turner simply says we were so drunk we didn't even know what we were on or where we were by. turner faced up to 14 years in prison for felony sexual assault but the judge sentenced turner to six months, which in california means three months for good behavior. the sentence caused a national firesto firestorm. over 2 million people coming out in support of the victim signing petitions to remove the judge from the bench. since then the judge has recused himself from criminal cases but has launched his own campaign to keep his position with a website asking for donations for his defense. some in the legal community say he should stay.
>> we need judges that are not making decisions based on fear or based on public opinion. >> turner is expected to return to a small town in ohio where even there some are concerned about his release equally outraged about the sentencing. >> quite frankly i think it's ridiculous that he didn't get a longer sentence. it's insulting to women that our judicial system doesn't take rape seriously. >> now 21, turner will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. turner will also be on probation for three years. most likely in ohio. we're also told he's been banned from swimming competitively as well as stanford's campus for the rest of his life. protests are scheduled here a little bit later today. matt and savannah? >> gadi schwartz, thank you. san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick is standing firm this morning in his highly controversial refusal to stand up during the national
anthem. kaepernick's knelt during the anthem prompting both criticism and support from fans including veterans. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. the 49ers have just returned here to levi stadium after pulling off a win against the san diego chargers in a preseason game that was very tense because it was an annual salute to the military. that did not change colin kaepernick's mind. he took a knee during the national anthem. ♪ and the rockets red glare >> reporter: a chorus of loud boos inside a packed stadium thursday night all directed at colin kaepernick as the national anthem began. kaepernick continuing his protest against racial injustice and police brutality by once again not standing during the national anthem. this time joined by a teammate.
>> we have a lot of people that are oppressed. we have a lot of people that aren't treated equally. aren't given equal opportunities. police brutality is a huge thing that needs to be addressed. ♪ for the land of the free >> reporter: his statement in a stadium filled with military personnel and their families. >> for the troops that are serving and those that have died for to protect this nation, i think it's disrespectful. >> reporter: kaepernick says his critics don't understand his message. >> i realize that men and women of the military go out and sacrifice their lives and put themselves in harm's way for my freedom of speech and my freedoms in this country. >> reporter: kaepernick drawing criticism from the head of a police organization after photos surfaced of him wearing socks depicting the police as cartoon pigs. kaepernick responded to the
controversy on instagram saying he wore socks during practice last month because the rogue cops that are allowed to hold positions in police departments not only put the community in danger but also put the cops that have the right intentions in danger. and the quarterback says he plans to highlight the issue of racial injustice off the field as well. >> i'm currently working with organizations to be involved and making sure that i'm actively in these communities as well as donating the first million dollars i make this year to different organizations to help these communities and help these people. >> reporter: kaepernick did stand during "god bless america" before the fourth quarter but he insists he'll continue not to participate in the national anthem until he sees what he calls substantial change and there may be a ripple effect happening here. another player on the seattle seahawks sitting out the national anthem last night. matt, savannah?
>> jo ling kent, thank you. we'll have more coming up in the orange room. >> busiest guy on the set is this guy right here. what else do you have? >> there's a lot of parts of the country that are looking at decent weather. very nice in new england. in the northeast, we'll start off nicely. sunny and cool throughout the great lakes and into the mid mississippi and ohio river valleys but wet through southern texas into the southwest. we're also looking at showers in the pacific northwest as well. we'l
good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a sunny, beautiful day ahead with low humidity for philadelphia, the suburbs and the lehigh valley. a big change is ahead for the weekend. you'll really see it at the shore. sunshine and temperatures near 80 today, clouds and wind building on saturday. rain saturday into sunday as hermine moves offshore. for today in new jersey, 80s, 81 degrees in evesham township. clouds increase late in the day for wilmington with a high of 80. have a great day. >> that's that's your latest we. coming up, melania trump fighting back. why she's filed a lawsuit. >> we'll find out what life is like for the infamous menendez brothers after 20 years behind bars. first on a friday morning, this is "today" on nbc. katie: on crime, pat toomey's attacks on me are shameful.
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nbc 10 news starts now. good morning. i'm rosemary connors. it's 7:26 on this friday. we are tracking hermine. here's a look at the effect of the heavy rain and the storm surge in horseshoe beach, florida. this is from earlier this morning. you can see the water rushing over the roads. hermine is now a tropical storm, expected to impact our weather this weekend. on that note, meteorologist bill henley is keeping a close eye on this storm. bill? >> rosemary, hermine is on the move at 13 miles an hour. there will be some weakening but tremendous rainfall. a 5 to 10 empls will head across the south and then it will be offshore our area and you can expect strong winds, in fact tropical storm watch in effect for winds that could be gusting to near 50 miles an hour.
today, beautiful. all around, sunshine, 50s and 60s right now. we'll warm into the low 80s this afternoon. rosemary? >> we'll take it. jessica boyington is keeping an eye on the traffic. jess, what are you seeing on the cameras? >> delays on 422, rosemary. right around our cameras on route 23. there's an accident into the and left-hand lane is blocked. one lane squeezing by. tow trucks are on the scene as well. trying to get the situation under control. the westbound side not affected. a few vehicles involved and a truck as well. people walking around. out in cherry hill, new jersey, route 38, not a lot of traffic in the area. if you look over here on the eastbound side, some emergency construction in place. these are our cameras around cuthbert boulevard. >> we'll have another update in 25 minutes. i'm rosemary connors. now back to the
7:30 on this friday morning, september 2nd, 2016. a great performance for you. alicia keys taking our summer concert stage in just a few minutes. >> we're looking forward to that. we'll get outside and say hi to those people later on. let's get a check of headlines. hermine makes landfall in florida overnight. the first hurricane to hit the state in more than a decade. flooding is already an issue inland with potential for tornadoes and power outages ahead as it travels up the eastern seaboard throughout the labor day weekend. donald trump is feeling the heat over his immigration plan facing growing backlash from latino voters and the president
of mexico and he is going to visit black church as clinton campaign piles on the attacks from the battleground state of ohio. disgraced former politician anthony weiner confirmed reports he's being investigated by a child welfare agency. they are looking into his treatment of his 4-year-old son after he allegedly took a lewd picture of himself in bed with the child. we begin this half hour with the $150 million lawsuit melania trump is bringing against a british newspaper and an american blogger over salacious claims that she was once a sex worker, a claim she denies. >> good morning. melania trump taking on british newspaper giant "the daily mail" and a blogger for reports her lawyer says are outright lies.
melania trump known for her famous husband, her jewelry business and her modeling career but last month britain's "daily mail" newspaper hinted at a racy past. an article included unfounded allegations suggesting melania's modeling agency in new york may have operated as an escort agency for wealthy clients. a young melania showed promise as a model. her career taking off in the '90s when she moved to new york. she became mrs. trump in 2005 and now a potential first lady. maryland blogger webster tarpley wrote she suffered a full blown nervous breakdown. trump's lawyer called the claims 100% false and the reports egregious, malicious and harmful asking for $150 million in
damages. both the blogger and newspaper have retracted their stories. overnight britain's "daily mail" did not intend to state the allegations are true. melania trump's lawyers say these reports damaged her reputation. this morning we're also hearing from the blogger involved in a statement on his website. he says the lawsuit is "without merit." he also said it's a blatant attempt to intimate not only me but journalists of all stripes. >> thank you. >> let's get another check of the weather now from mr. roker. >> hermine is going to have a ripple effect on air travel. probably one of the busier times of this holiday season. take a look. this is from flight aware. the little white planes all of the flights in the air. you can see how busy it is already. now we look at the misery index where we start to see delays.
you see flights going south into those affected areas we're seeing those delays starting to happen. here's what we're looking for as far as delays later on into the weekend. atlanta, windy. wet weather. tampa, of course, windy and storms. charlotte may see wind and rain. reagan national wind and rain and winds will pick up this weekend in new york city for the three major airports. we've also got another system out in the pacific and it is a powerful storm. this is hurricane lester. it's a category 3 storm. currently it's 515 miles east of hilo. 115 miles per hour winds. it's moving west-northwest at 14. it stays to the north of all of the islands but it's still going to cause big waves, rain and possible beach erosion as well. that what's going on aro'sun good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a sunny, beautiful day ahead with low humidity for philadelphia, the suburbs and the lehigh valley. a big change is ahead for the weekend. you'll really see it at the shore. sunshine and temperatures near
80 today, clouds and wind building on saturday. rain saturday into sunday as hermine moves offshore. for today in new jersey, 80s, 81 degrees in evesham township. clouds increase late in the day for wilmington with a high of 80. have a great day. >> with everything going on, make sure you sure you get your weather. go to the weather channel on cable. >> all right, al. thanks very much. still to come, second chance for second chances. why september could be a great month if you let your new year's resolution fall by the wayside. an update on the notorious menendez brothers 20 years after one of the most sensational murder trials in recent
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we're back now at 7:40. this morning an update on the mendendez brothers. in 1989, their parents were murdered. >> a lot of us remember this case. the trial of the mendendez brothers was must-watch television at the time. they've been in prison for 20 years as they each serve life sentences. we get more now with their lives behind bars. >> what's the problem? >> someone killed my parents. >> it was an instant headline
maker. >> were they shot? >> yes. >> they were shot? >> yes. >> a beverly hills mansion turned into a murder scene. shot and killed in their family room. >> the first thing i noticed it was just eerie quiet. >> the detective called to the house in 1989. the case that would dominate his life for the next seven years. >> it was rich and famous of beverly hills. on top of that, two sons that murdered their parents. >> lyle and eric would be convicted of murder but in the hours after the shooting it was a true unsolved mystery. >> lyle didn't seem upset to me at all. he was matter of fact. he wanted to get things out of the house. >> did his reaction strike you as odd at the time. >> it struck me very odd, yes. >> at first was there a part of you that thought they might be
responsible for this? >> at first i had no inkling at all. >> as for the mendendez brothers, a journalist interviewed them two months after the murder. >> they were full of stories about how loving and close knit the family was and how much they missed their mom and dad. >> at the time nothing seemed suspicious to you about them? >> no. >> soon detectives shifted their focus. >> the brothers were out there spending money like it was water. >> seven months into the investigation lyle and eric were arrested. prosecutors argued they killed their parents to get the family fortune while defense lawyers said it was self-defense motivated by a lifetime of abuse. >> my client, eric menendez was sexually molested by his father. >> the first trial in 1993 was a spectacle broadcast live on
trutv. the second trial starting in 1995 featured no cameras and one jury and this time the abuse evidence was not allowed and for six months they were both convicted of murder sentenced to life without parole served in different prisons. >> eric and lyle menendez have not seen each other since the day they were sentenced in 1996. they do write letters to each other and they've been playing a chess match together where they make moves by mail. >> old fashioned mail, right? >> yep. >> he says he keeps in touch with the menendez brother and their families. eric has been maried to wife, tammy, for nearly 20 years. >> he started a hospice program. he's well liked by fellow prisoners. >> lyle is in his second marriage. >> you can get married over the phone so lyle menendez called in from the l.a. county jail and
judge nancy brown performed a wedding ceremony over the phone. >> neither has children. eric's wife, tammy, explained in 2005. >> a kiss when you come in. a kiss when you leave. you can hold hands. that part of it is very difficult and people don't understand. >> during that same interview eric continued to defend himself on the phone. >> i'm not a killer. i never was. it's not who i am. >> you killed your parents? >> that's true. but i'm not a murderer. >> the brothers who were 21 and 18 when their parents were murdered are now 48 and 45. the family home where the murders were committed has sold a few times. much like the o.j. simpson trial, the case of the menendez brothers endures and fascinates 27 years later. >> this is not a simple story of
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we're back at 7:50 with both sides of a controversy we've been covering all week. carson is over in the orange room. >> ahead of the matchup between 49ers and chargers. all eyes on colin kaepernick as he refused to stand for the anthem yet again. kaepernick is protesting the anthem to take a stance against racial injustice and police brutality in our country. his decision has many people on social media quite divided. here's a take from bradon who says there are more ways to address a problem than being disrespectful to your country. i have no respect for kaepernick. on the other side of the fence, julius says it means he cares enough to say something is wrong. some thought the move was
offensive for veterans. but there is a lot of support from troops like mike when they write after a lot of thought i wrote this is the same thing i swore to defend freedom. kevin makes a broader point. we would have watched the game last night but kaepernick taking a knee is accomplishing more than he's being given credit for. we're all talking. 49ers regular season game kicks off september 12th. kaepernick does plan to hold strong with his protest. >> i think -- i didn't mean to interrupt. that last tweet you mentioned is true. it's everybody talking about this and discussion is healthy. >> there are more than two sides. a lot of nuance. a good conversation to have. carson, thank you. coming up, the definitive guide to social media don't and we will find out how many we have broken today. what's the best way to deal with pain? new reasons you may want to ditch the meds. have we mentioned how excited we are about this? alicia keys performing live on
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nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, i'm rosemary connors. it's just a few minutes before 8:00. we are keeping a close eye on hermine and how the storm could affect our weather this holiday weekend. let's get more on the forecast now from meteorologist bill henley. bill? >> we'll see increasing winds over the weekend, a tropical storm watch in effect for the jersey shore, the delaware beaches, into lower delaware bay. the storm itself is still way to the south in georgia. it's spreading rain through the carolinas. it's expected to move offshore and then linger here for days. so we could see the strong, gusty winds through the holiday. today, though, it's a pleasant breeze blowing. low humidity. the temperatures have started to climb with some sunshine. 63 degrees right now in new jersey. low 80s this afternoon. rosemary? >> thanks for that, bill. now is a good time to download the free nbc 10 app. you can track hermine while you're on the go this labor day weekend plus you'll get weather alerts sent to your phone and
also to your other devices. let's get a check now of the traffic with jessica boyington. >> we're watching the clearing of this accident on 422. it's been here for an hour an a half. delays by the scene. they do have tow trucks as well. right around route 23 on the eastbound side. single file moving through. in newark, we're watching this accident still tieing things up on route 1, overturned dump truck, northbound side, right around the ramp to 95 northbound. delays on both sides there. chestnut hill train 805 has some delays. police are looking for the driver of this hit and run. it happened just after 12:30 this morning. investigators have not released the identity of the victim. we'll have another update in just about 25 minutes. remember you can always get the latest news and weather with the noib app. i'm rosemary connors. now back to "today."
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, landfall. hermine slams the florida coast overnight and makes its way up the east coast. al has the latest on what this means for millions of americans this holiday weekend. then making magic. magic mike gets the ellen treatment with help from some famous friends. ♪ >> and all the right keys. the girl from new york is right at home on our concert stage as pop superstar alicia keys stops by our plaza to perform her biggest hits live, "today," friday, september 2nd, 2016.
♪ >> celebrating my 10th birthday with "today" and alicia keys! >> good morning, mississippi! ♪ >> we love alicia keys! >> these girls are on fire! >> we're back now 8:00 on this friday morning, and we have a big crowd on the plaza. we have alicia keys here in our 8:30 half hour. could not be more excited about that. >> i thought we were excited last hour.
we just heard the soundtrack. she sounds amazing. >> there are mornings before the show where we have an artist and come out for sound check and stand in the crowd with everybody else. >> this is so cool. by the way, i never have seen this but charlie has on doggy headphones. >> so cute. >> by the way, that's not to protect against sound. he's listening to alicia keys through the headphones. >> "girl on fire" one of his favorite. >> we'll have more coming up but first let's get the news at 8:00. >> reporter: we begin with tropical storm hermine that made landfall here in florida overnight as a hurricane. i'm gabe gutierrez in appalachicola. multiple states throughout the south remain under a state of emergency. winds of up to 80 miles an hour
bashing florida's gulf coast. >> our fearless leader is trying to save the dock. >> parts of the sunshine state at a standstill. residents hunkering down. >> plan for the worst. hope for the best. that's what we're doing. >> hermine making landfall near st. marks overnight sweeping through georgia and the carolinas bringing coastal flooding, heavy rain, strong wind, and the possibility of isolated tornadoes. florida's governor calling hermine life threatening and issuing a warning for those choosing not to evacuate. >> we cannot save your life during this storm. three days of water, three days of food, if you need medicine, make sure you have it. >> hurricane's eye seen engulfing a swath of florida. >> we're going to lose something. >> reporter: knocking out powers to tens of thousands. florida is assessing the damage. millions more brace for impact. this area of florida is calm.
authorities now assessing damage throughout the state. many areas are flooded and millions in the storm zone up and down the east coast and in southern georgia are now watching to see what hermine will bring. guys, back to you. >> gabe gutierrez, thank you. turn to politics now. donald trump will be in new york city today to receive his second briefing from u.s. intelligence officials. on thursday trump tried to clarify his stance on undocumented immigrants saying as president he would "get rid of all of the bad players that are here and then assess the situation." vice president joe biden is on the campaign trail stumping for hillary clinton in ohio where he's taking trump to task on a wide range of issues. for the first time zika infected mosquitos have been found inside the continental u.s. three mosquitos in miami beach tested positive for the virus. officials on thursday also announced two new cases of locally transmitted zika and
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that'll cause a lot of problems. hmm. totally unnecessary and it triples the budget. we'll be totally behind schedule, right? (laughschedules. schedules. great, okay. wouldn't it be great if everyone said what they meant? the citi® double cash card does. it lets you earn double cash back: 1% when you buy, and 1% as you pay. the citi double cash card. double means double. we are back with a new take on an old problem. dealing with every day pain. instead of reaching for that medicine cabinet, you may be able to ditch the pills. good morning. happy when the doctor is in. this is really interesting and the study looked at which therapies worked for which problems but before we get into that, i know you feel very strongly that you can't just blow off the doctor. you do need to figure out what's
causing the pain. >> that's right. i love talking about alternative therapies that we'll talk about today but pain happens for a reason. before you start thinking about treating the pain before your back hurts and you get a massage and hip hurts and get acupuncture, it's important to figure out why that pain is happening. we're going to talk about alternative therapies but it's important for people to know that pain happens for a reason. until you figure out what that reason is, it's not a good idea to treat the pain because in my office sometimes i see really bad stories. someone i saw yesterday training for the marathon with an achy hip. getting massage therapy for a month and a half and had a stress fracture in her hip which was the problem. you have to figure out why the pain is happening before you can treat the pain. >> before you go to the wrong alternative therapy you could potentially make something worse. do you feel like medical schools and your area of expertise, are they embracing these technologies. >> slowly. the nice thing about studies like the one we're going to talk about is that alternative therapies are just another form
of using ways to treat different issues. medical schools are starting. at cornell we started a new program thinking about yoga for back pain are things we are doing now. not many people are talking about it. >> i like the study that they went by condition and what works best. said for back pain, acupuncture and yok and yoga are the best. >> we see that in my office five or six people come in with an achy back. figuring out why the back pain is happening is step one. my approach is to try to figure out how to reduce the pain and keep people moving so yoga is important. it builds core strength and can relieve symptoms. >> so acupuncture for knee pain. >> by getting muscles moving and
keeping joint moving you can reduce symptoms. we want people with arthritis to move. >> massage therapy was good for neck pain. >> that's often related to muscle spasm and tension. some people are tense and massage therapy can loosen that up. >> for migraines, deep breathing and meditation. >> probably stress related. this is a safe way to think about treating the problem. >> sometimes can be used as a complement to medicine. >> always good to see you. thank you so much. let's take a turn and get a check of the weather from al. >> tree pose over there. >> you don't want to see my downward dog. okay. so here's the latest right now. we are taking a looks at hermine. i'm sorry. the tornado watches moved to the north now. hermine gradually pushes north and it currently is 120 miles
west-southwest of savannah, georgia. 60 miles per hour winds moving north-northeast at 14 miles an hour. the path brings it off the carolina coast by saturday afternoon with 45-mile-per-hour winds. look at what happens during the week and into early next week. the cone of uncertainty includes boston, new york city and down to cape charles. long island, delmarva peninsula, 2 to 5 feet. we have severe risks of tornadoes stretching from the carolinas all of the way down to jacksonville and the rainfall amounts. heaviest rain now is going to be along the eastern carolina coast. 10 to 15 inches. 5 to 10 inches from georgia to southeast good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a sunny, beautiful day ahead with low humidity for philadelphia, suburbs and lehigh valley. the big change is ahead for the weekend. really see it at the shore. sunshine and temperatures near
80 today. clouds and wind building near saturday. rain saturday into sunday as hermine moves offshore. today in new jersey, 80s. clouds increase late in the day for wilmington with a high of 80. have a great day. >> that is your latest weather. guys? >> all right, al. thanks very much. are you ready to trend? let's do it. one of the shore signs of fall, almost like the swallows returning -- >>al complaining about pumpkin spice latte. >> it returns. this year starbucks is introducing a new fall flavor that's supposed to be just as big. it's expected to be the new it drink. it's called chilly mocha. we have them here in front of us. what do we think? >> i kind of like that.
>> it's like pouring sugar on your tongue followed by cayenne pepper. >> it's not my favorite. >> why are you so anti-pumpkin spice latte? >> it's annoying. >> way too sweet. >> i taste paprika. maybe a little sea salt. it comes out tomorrow. do you like? >> not bad. >> good in a milk shake. just a thought. another great thing about fall is a fresh start and new york magazine says september is your second chance january. i like the way they put that. no matter what age you are, september has that back-to-school vibe. new schedule, new routine so we come up with new goals. i like the idea of a reset. >> remember when you were starting school you had fresh notebooks and binder looked good. all of the possibilities were out there.
this is going to be your year. >> it is better than january because you have fall to look forward to opposed to being in the middle -- >> crispness in the air. >> chilly mocha. >> pumpkin spice lattes. to social media andet. never like someone's photo that was posted a while back is it shows you were stalking that person. you were going through their page. next rule, do not foods gram. teens say nobody cares about food photos and only old people do it. >> guilty. >> there's my turkey from thanksgiving. >> i want to know what this man is barbecuing over the weekend.
>> another rule, don't be selfieish. al you're the king of selfies. never hold up your entire group of friends to capture the perfect pose. >> what? >> like at a game. don't make everybody stop to get your favorite selfie. >> i thought you meant don't pose with your friends. >> don't stop them. >> other than my daughter, i don't care what teens say. >> another rule, don't post two selfies in a row. savannah, you are guilty of this. >> come on. >> they say it's only admissible if one is awesome and let's face it dolly parton is awesome. i found out in researching this, my last post was 67 weeks ago. that surprised me. i thought it was 167 weeks ago. >> and it wasn't a picture. it was a charcoal sketch.
>> what's not trending -- >> my new start in september. >> let's do pop start. >> let's get to it. amy schumer being applauded online for the way she stood up to a heckler. she was in sweden when this happened. >> okay. wait. it's too good. everybody point at him so i know which one. okay. don't be shy. what do you do for a living? sales. how's that working out? is it going well? because we're not buying it. if you yell out again, you're going to be yelling show your [ bleep ] to people in the parking lot. >> amy asked the audience if they wanted him to leave and he was escorted out of the show.
don't mess with amy schumer. we know marvin gay's family won over a dispute over whether the pop hit resembled gay's song. more than 200 musicians filed a brief with the court of appeals. the video is distracting. they said the ruling could have an adverse impact on the music industry. we'll keep an eye on that story and ellen degeneres announced she signed onto "magic mike" featuring an all-star female cast. have a look. >> honeydew. peppermint. linda peterson.
and ellen degeneres as magic michelle. >> it's magic michelle coming to a theater never but that's funny. for more, go to "today's" facebook page. >> you have taken this "pop start" thing in a new direction. i like it. >> you're really the pumpkin latte of "pop start." >> that's not a compliment. we're getting ready to close out our citi concert series this morning and who better than alicia keys to do the honors. we'll talk to her in a moment but first a look at her journey to stardom. fans fell in love with alicia keys 15 years ago with the release of her debut album which sold over 30 million albums worldwide. ♪ this girl is on fire >> since then the singer, songwriter and superstar has earned 15 grammy awards and collective 60 million followers on social media. now alicia keys is ready for her
new role as a coach on nbc's "the voice" with miley cyrus, blake shelton and adam levine. beyond music, alicia is at the helm of a makeup free movement. her message of beauty and empowerment making waves. >> alicia keys is so refreshing in social media obsessed celebrities. appearing publicly without makeup. asking fans to put their phones away when she's performing. none of this undermines the fact that she has one of the most powerful and soulful voices in music today. >> alicia keys has proven there's nothing she can't do in her wildly successful career. >> lovely alicia keys joins us now. how are you? >> i'm so good. i'm so glad to be here with you. good morning. >> good morning. >> we're happy to have you. >> i want to talk about what's going on. can i ask you what the vmas were like? even for you. was that just a great experience. >> sometimes it's chaotic but that night it felt really good.
a lot of love. >> you have been doing so much. i know you're working on new music. so what's your process? are you singing in the shower? are you writing in your journal all the time? >> the process is really this album is so much about life. it's about new york city. it's about my city. it's about us as people. it's about all of the stories that i saw growing up. sonic sounds like new york that i know. it's aggressive. raw. it's me being my most truthful and call it as it is and my most honest. it's such powerful music. you are going to go crazy. >> it's interesting to hear you describe it and it makes me wonder how you would have described your earlier music. when you look at the person you are today versus the person you were 15 years ago when you burst on the scene? what's the biggest difference? >> the biggest difference is probably just my knowing of myself and ability to really be comfortable exactly as i am, who i am, and it's hard to get to that place. i think that's something we
battle with through our whole lives. i think that's the biggest difference for me right now. i love it. i feel powerful and feeling clear. >> and you look gorgeous. part of that is internal but external too. you started a movement here. i don't know if you meant to but you are not wearing makeup. first of all, you don't wear it so well. did i say that right? you look gorgeous. how does it feel though inside? >> really empowering actually. really freeing. you know, i think the thing is that it kind of came from because we put so many limitations on ourselves. i think we put limitations on each other. society puts limitations on us. a lot of ways i'm sick of it. i'm over it to be honest. as well as what the music is about it's our unique own selves and embrace each other how we are. >> it's freeing. i know this is going to sound like a weird comparison.
when i cut my hair off, i never had to worry about covering the bald spot anymore. >> that's a very relevant -- >> it's true. it was freeing. >> i think the most important thing is do you what feels good for you. it's really not about anything else. you do what feels good for you as opposed to what we think people want to see us like or we think -- if i show my bald spot one is going to think i'm old. whatever. just be who you are. >> you're not anti-makeup. you don't begrudge other people wearing makeup. >> i love my lip cross and blush and eyeliner. i don't want to feel i have to do it. i want to be honest to myself. we should be honest to myself. have a great time and do what makes you feel good opposed to trying to please everybody. >> we're super fans. we're more excited because you're in the nbc family and doing the voice.
you had been a mentor before. what's it like to be a coach and be part of this crazy crew? we know carson. we know what you're dealing with there. >> it's hard having to deal with carson every day. i don't know how y'all do it. between carson and blake. carson and adam. two of you all are driving me nuts. no. it's actually really fun. i'm having great time. it's very powerful on set. we got a lot of comradery going on. the first two female judges on one season is really a lot of feminine prowess going on there. they're very afraid of us. it's in a cool way. also being the first woman of color on the show and absolutely as a producer, a writer, a musician, artist, able to give all of the things i know and have learned to these artists on the show who are so good. it's like a blessing for me.
>> we'll let you get outside. we'll hear from you all next half hour. alicia keys, great to have you here. good morning. i'm rosemary conners. we are watching hermine and what the storm could bring in terms of our weather over the labor day weekend. let's get more on that now from meteorologist bill henley. >> i have an update for you on hermine. 60-mile-an-hour winds, still a strong tropical storm. lots of moisture. five to ten inches of rain in the path of this storm moving to the north-northeast at 14 miles an hour. that has not changed. still expected to cross the carolinas and then head out to sea. but linger off the jersey shore and the delaware beaches. expecting strong, gusting winds and a chance of some rain for the holiday weekend. inland, that's a little less likely. today, though, you won't see
rain. you won't see the stronger winds until tomorrow. tropical storm conditions are possible. tropical storm watch in effect for the jersey shore and the delaware beaches. rosemary? >> thanks for that, bill. if you don't have it already, you should download the free nbc 10 app. you can track hermine while you're on the go this labor day weekend. speaking of on the go, let's check in with traffic reporter jessica boyington. jess? >> headed westbound before ft. washington, we're seeing some small delays in the area because of it. headed westbound. on the westbound side we are dealing with some of that. also watching out for some emergency construction over at cherry hill, new jersey. route 38 around cuthbert boulevard. lanes blocked there. lanes still moving by, just a little slowly. >> thanks, jessica. another update in about 25 minutes. i'm rosemary conners. now back to the "today" show. big oil polluters. they have a friend in pennsylvania.
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♪ this girl is on fire 8:30 now. it is a friday morning. it's the 2nd of september, 2016. and let's just call it alicia keys day, shall we? she's out here on our plaza. she's ready to rock. we can't wait to see her. >> if she can stick around, we can make it alicia keys week next week. >> or alicia keys year. >> i'm for it. >> we want to share good news
about charlie. today marks the end of his second week for us. he's working hard learning basic obedience rules like sit and down and stand. charlie has been following cues to get on both the left and right sides of a person, which help him prepare for whichever side he'll end up working on and practicing eye contact which can be very therapeutic for a veteran. >> how about this one. charlie has been learning to swim. obviously inspired by michael phelps who he got to meet earlier this week. charlie is spending some free time in the pool after our show. >> to which we say good dog. >> i don't know if he can hear. i don't know. let's get a check of the weather. >> will you give me a treat? >> always. >> let's see what we have looking at the weekend for the holiday. saturday, rip currents along the east coast. heavy rain along the carolinas. wet weather through the southwest into the northern plains. sunday, sunday, warming up in the ohio river valley. more wet weather through the
gulf. rip currents continue along the northeast and heavier showers and thunderstorms in the northern plains and then labor day monday wet weather through the plains, gulf coast, sunshine through the mid-atlantic states through the great lakes and showery weather along the northeastern atlantic coast. west coast loo good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a sunny, beautiful day ahead with low humidity for philadelphia, suburbs of lehigh valley. big changes in store for the weekend. really see it at the shore. clouds and wind building saturday. rain saturday into sunday as hermine moves offshore. for today in new jersey, 80s. 81 in eastern township. clouds increase late in the day in wilmington with a high of 80. have a great day. >> don't forget get the weather you need this weekend. go to to the weather channel on cable. >> announcer: the citi concert series on "today" is proudly
presented to you by citi. >> and now the moment we've all been waiting for. alicia keys. take it away. ♪ >> let me see you. you know who we are. ♪ she's just a girl and she's on fire ♪ ♪ hotter than a fantasy lonely like a highway ♪ ♪ she's living in a world and it's on fire ♪ ♪ feeling the catastrophe but she knows she can fly away ♪ ♪ she got both feet on the ground ♪ ♪ and she's burning it down ♪ she got her head in the clouds ♪
♪ >> you know we like numbers on this show. 15 grammys. 11
american music awards. 14 naacp image awards. that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to this lady. >> her sixth studio album is due out later this year but before that we'll see a lot of her. she's taking over one of the coach's chairs on nbc's "the voice." good morning. >> good morning. >> have you met carson? >> you know when you're in traffic and a traffic cop does this to you and let's people go. that's what i have to do to the coaches. i have to say stop, go, stop, go. that can be frustrating at times. >> no. he's like this. >> we've been shooting season 11. alicia as i always said -- what makes a great coach on our show,
"the voice," are great people. it just translates. that's the call for the job is to care and have tremendous experience and willingness to want to share, help these young artists grow their dreams. you're so good at doing that. >> i'm loving it. it's so much fun. having a great time. energy on set is alive. it's better than ever in my opinion. >> it must be so fun to meet young talent that excites you and then try to share with them something that will help them along their way. >> what's crazy is, first of all, they blow your mind and then you get to know them and they get better and with the suggestions and working together, they become even better. it's amazing the elevation we have inside of us. >> no one's career is a straight line. everyone has dips. what do you tell them about getting through those low points? >> the low parts is part of what makes your story. it makes your character. it makes you strong. makes you able to handle when things start to soar. it's all part of the journey.
>> they are so competitive on that show. are you getting the competitive fever? like the blake and adam thing. >> first time we've had two female coaches going at blake and adam. the balance is awesome. this season feels like season one in a lot of ways because of what alicia and miley bring to the table. >> it's definitely new. like i said before, they're intimidated by us and they should be. >> we're going to hear more music actually. what are you going to play? >> you know what i'm going to do? i like to do different styles of different songs everywhere i go. so my new song in common that just recently came out, i want to do it in a way that's different than you ever heard it. >> we're ready. ladies and gentlemen, alicia keys.
♪ ♪ said i'd be gone by five ♪ but it's sunrise and i'm still in your bed ♪ ♪ good night usually means good-bye ♪ ♪ me replaying memories in my head ♪ ♪ look at you, look at you ♪ look at what you made me do ♪ how do you, how do you think know my every move ♪ ♪ who are you? who are you? you look so familiar ♪ ♪ i know you, i know you, baby, i know the truth ♪ ♪ we got way too much in
common ♪ ♪ if i'm being honest with you ♪ we got way too much in common ♪ ♪ if i'm being honest with you ♪ who wants to love somebody like me ♪ ♪ you want to love somebody like me ♪ ♪ if you could love somebody like me ♪ ♪ you must be messed up too ♪ who wants to love somebody like me ♪ ♪ you want to love somebody like me ♪ ♪ if you could love somebody like me ♪ ♪ you must be messed up too ♪
♪ ♪ we got way too much in common ♪ ♪ if i'm being honest with you ♪ we got way too much in common ♪ ♪ since i'm being honest with you ♪ ♪ who wants to love somebody like me ♪ ♪ you want to love somebody like me ♪ ♪ if you could love somebody like me ♪ ♪ you must be messed up too ♪ who wants to love somebody
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>> we are back once again with alicia keys. here she is with "you don't know my name." >> you know it's the last day of summer and we're feeling so sad but what we can do is just dance it off so wave your hands in the air. say bye-bye, summer. don't cry. come on. like i said, we're here in new york city. when you are feeling kind of crazy, you just wave it off. you just dance it off, you know. you just let yourself, you let
yourself be free. so it's feeling so good out here outside and i want to just be able to say to you -- ♪ baby, baby, baby ♪ from the day i saw you ♪ i really, really want to catch your eye ♪ ♪ there's something special about you ♪ ♪ i must really like you ♪ cause not a lot of guys are worth my time ♪ ♪ ooh baby, baby, baby ♪ it's getting kind of crazy ♪ cause you are taking over my mind ♪ ♪ and it feels like oooh ♪ you don't know my name ♪ and i swear it feels like oooh, oooh, oooh ♪
♪ you don't know my name ♪ come on ♪ oh baby, baby, baby ♪ i see us on our first date ♪ you're doing everything that makes me smile ♪ ♪ and when we had our first kiss ♪ ♪ it happened on a thursday ♪ it set my soul on fire ♪ oooh baby, baby, baby ♪ i can't wait for the first time ♪ ♪ my imagination is running wild ♪ ♪ it feels like ooooh ♪ you don't know my name
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>> alicia keys was a great birthday present for all of our smucker's fans out there. let's start off with elaine white of indiana wells, california. she's 100 years old. she's been on over 100 cruises. nicely done. and george is celebrating 100 years. a proud world war ii vet who loves having coffee with friends every morning and we salute your service. thank you, sir. happy 100th birthday to mary alleys from columbus, ohio. the secret to longevity, don't worry about things you can't fix and victor mormon, happy 100 birthday to you, sir. when he was 85, he shot his own age in golf. that's not easy to do. that's pretty impressive and naomi is from palm coast, florida. she loves to sing. a member of her church choir. happy 100th birthday to bill from tulsa, oklahoma.
a great fisherman. he'll go wherever the fish are biting. if you know somebody turning 100 years old, head to today.com/celebrates and tell us all about it. >> you know what's really cool? watching alicia back here. alicia keys saying hi to the fans in the crowd and they are loving it. >> it's like she's seeing family like she hasn't seen them in a long time. >> this isn't a quick grin. spending time. so sweet. people are loving it. >> we're excited that she's going to be back chatting with us in our next hour. she has another song for us too. >> more music. >> and we're going to be cooking a vegetable dish from our garden on the go. embarrassing health questions. we'll answer those. >> we're back
good friday morning. i'm rosemary connors. we are keeping a very close watch on hermine. let's get more on the forecast from meteorologist bill henley. bill? >> you won't see any part of hermine during the day today. sunshine, bright sunshine. few scattered clouds over philadelphia. 70 at 1:00 this afternoon. low humidity and into the low 80s today with a light breeze
out of the north. the wind will be increasing this weekend especially at the shore. winds now up 16 miles an hour with hermine. hermine is expected to track across north carolina and south carolina and then head out to sea, impacting our area this weekend with strong, gusting winds, potentially heavy rainfall along the coast. rosemary? >> thanks, bill. now check on traffic with traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> few accidents there, p.a. turnpike f you're headed westbound on the turnpike, northeast philadelphia, watching an accident on the boulevard. right around grant avenue, headed southbound. the inner drive is partially block there had. schuylkill parkway. 18-minute drive time from the blue ridge to the vine, blue route expressway. if you live at the shore or heading down there for the holiday weekend, today is the day to prepare for tropical storm hermine. as you heard bill mention, it
will be pleasant weather. bring in the porch furniture today, trash cans, anything loose that could get blown around. also be prepared to lose power this weekend. that could happen. best news for business owners at the shore, this is the last big holiday weekend of the summer season. in atlantic city, concert beach series tells us contingency plans are in place for the performances this weekend. i'm rosemary connors. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. now back to the "today" show.
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>> this morning on "today's take," 15-time grammy award winner alicia keys with more soulful music on the plaza and the secret to longer looking legs. the shoes the celebrities are wearing. all that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, tamron hall, and billy bush live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this friday morning, september 2nd. a beautiful day. >> so cool. >> she is still meeting our crowd. meeting, greeting, hugging,
squeezing. spreading love. >> alicia keys. i love her. look at her. >> i just went out there and stood next to my man, al. when she sings "everything is going to be all right" and tears welled up in my eyes. i believe it from her. >> he was hugging me. >> i had tears in my eyes. >> it was a great moment. i love that. she's such a new yorker. she loves this city. the city loves her back. i don't know anybody who doesn't love alicia keys. >> i'm putting her in iconic new yorker department along with seinfeld and al roker. >> i love her. >> you sing the iconic new york song, the modern, iconic new york song is everything. her story is great. she grew up not far from here. high school here. everything. amazing mother. a champion for women. everything about her.
>> we're going to -- can we -- >> we're not going to tell. >> i would stick around for it. >> here's something i want you to know. i'm very impressed with our cohort here. she can't breathe right. >> i can't breathe. >> i walk by her wardrobe room when tamron was putting this belt on. it's not like she's at all heavy or anything like that. this is a tight belt. you are having trouble breathing. >> i have vapors. >> she wouldn't sit down until a moment. >> i put it -- our amazing woman from wardrobe. i went in and said can you please help me. and then this is what happened. >> hold on, girl. hold on. >> it's like a scene with "gone with the wind." >> it's worth it. you look terrific. for fashion, we have to sacrifice. >> yeah. sacrifice. i had a big breakfast. i realize that i love our food
segments but i may need to start pacing myself. i make breakfast at home and i come here so it's double breakfast. >> you eat breakfast at home before you come here? >> wow. >> the sodium from yesterday's lunch because we had sushi. when you have sushi, and by the way, it started to rain so hard after lunch. >> monsoonal rain. the weatherman told us not to bring an umbrella because it's not going rain. >> you tell your version and we'll tell our version. >> you go right ahead. >> i left first. i had an event to get to. i text our team, guys, it's raining. >> i didn't get that text. >> you're the weatherman. >> your ears should twitch. >> that means i'm not on the team. >> you are the captain of the team. >> i didn't get the text. >> now he's the victim. >> wait a minute. i didn't text him because -- >> he lied to me. >> he lied to you.
go ahead. >> all i'm saying is i knew it was going to rain. i had to go home to my kids. i got in the car and our producer -- adam, please come here. adam as we're getting ready to -- >> i'm coming prepared. >> adam has a water gun. >> you said i'm getting us an uber. you said i'm getting us an uber. i got in a car and left because you said you were getting an uber. >> you didn't check to make sure that we got home okay or that we were dry. >> we have a picture of us standing in the rain. he left alone with just al. look at them. in sandals in six inches of water. >> monsoonal. >> it would have been nice to have a heads-up. >> we were in a restaurant without any windows. >> tamron gave us a heads-up.
>> it's raining outside. >> and then after you left our team hanging and floating in noah's ark. >> we went out and had a nice meal. it's mussels, seafood, oysters. >> what's the trick to -- he eats everything. he eats a lamb burger. >> he eats raw oysters. >> my daughter is eating what we eat. >> are your girls like that? >> i have a friend who we go out with families and he does the can i have the kids' menu and immediately he goes to the chicken fingers, the pizza squares, the hot dog. give them a chance. >> there's nothing wrong with that. >> give them a chance at something. at some point something nutritious might be good. >> my nieces are chicken
nuggets. i have to deal with them occasionally once a month. have at it. have candy too. it's hard. i love that nick eats everything. >> they all eat everything. >> how about the great eva? did you see her? >> i went out to screening of the new show. it's on own. premieres september 6th without commercials. that's how much they believe in it. it's called "queen sugar." the most attractive cast i've ever seen. people were drooling in the front audience. it follows families in the louisiana area. it's brilliant. i don't say this often. no room on my dvr. i'm deleting. i'm a "game of thrones," "walking dead." i don't go for this kind of show. it's one of the most beautiful creations i have seen on tv. >> i'm a cryer. >> it's a 13-part series. it's brilliant. i directed a scene.
>> you left that little note out. wow. i clapped that thing. i was eva's intern in new orleans when she shot it. it's brilliant. eva is going to be on next week. >> fantastic. >> here's a love story. let's get a love story as we go into this beautiful weekend. victoria beckham told "vogue" the moment she fell for her husband, david, and says it was love at first sight. they met in 1997 in the m manchester united players lounge. david was standing with his family. he asked for her phone number. still had the plane ticket, the boarding pass that she wrote the number on. he's kept it 17 years, four kids. >> love at first sight for you and sidney? >> for me. not for her. it takes a little -- and then when you get there, very
satisfying. >> because it worked out. >> what about you and deborah? >> i was in the friend zone. we were just friends. >> you told me about the refrigerator. >> she was doing an assignment and asked me to look after her apartment. like most single women had nothing in the fridge. nothing in the pantry. still had the original cardboard on the oven racks in her oven. i thought -- she had been in the place a year and never used the oven. >> what did you do? >> i immediately went and stocked the fridge and stocked the pantry. and i used the oven for sweater storage for her. >> you moved her sweaters into the oven. >> that's how to get out of the friend zone. signature move. >> all guys out there, do you hear this? >> beckham, for real. this happened. his youngest one and my youngest one were in the same class.
we have a birthday party at my house. they call and say david wants to come but he needs to bring the other boys. beckham, look at this guy, if everybody brings the other kids it's going to be a mob scene back there. she said he'll bring whatever he wants. beckham came to the house. he was playing with the kids in the backyard. rolling around on the ground. all the moms, me, and only two dads, you could hear the music. the violin is playing as beckham was out there. >> all falling in love at first sight. >> he goes to school and serves hot lunch. he's that guy. >> he's the perfect -- >> you want to look five inches taller? i do. >> then i would be 5'2". >> the shoe that holds the secret to longer looking legs. >> i'm the tallest on "the take."
i didn't know that. >> we'll show you how to get a pair. and this girl is on fire right now. music powerhouse alicia keys. we'll talk to her about the new music and vma speech that blew everyone away. >> a moment of solidarity. >> and tamron's makeup is coming off. >> mine too. enough is enough. >> this girl is on ♪ when is your flu shot more than a flu shot? when it helps give a lifesaving vaccine to a child in need. ♪ thanks to customers like you, walgreens "get a shot. give a shot." program has helped provide 15 million vaccines through the un foundation. it's that easy to make a difference. ♪ walgreens. at the corner of happy and healthy. the honey in honey nut cheerios likes to take its sweet time.
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>> back now with a new heel. it's the secret to longer looking legs. "daily mail" went with this one. makes your leg look five inches longer. why is that? >> so it doesn't matter the brand. this happens to be my favorite brand of shoe. look at the difference here. these shoes i have on. this is what i wore in today. look at how much longer this leg looks. >> i figured it out. the black strap right there says that's the end. >> if you buy a -- you can get it in black. it's hard for brown girls to find nude shoes because it often is a lighter color nude. the bottom line is i noticed that kim kardashian has three pairs of shoes. watch her shoes on the red carpet. it's almost always just because she's short. >> you don't want to wear a flat. >> look at her.
that's the shoe. >> she looks like she's long legged. >> don't long pants make your -- >> that's my trick. i had on some yesterday. my pants i get them all of the way past the heel. it makes your leg look long. >> people see you walking down the aisle to the movie theater to reserve seat and everybody, goes, wow, look at that. >> you can do that in new york starting this weekend. >> this is exciting news. if you're going to the movies this weekend, you can. amc theaters in new york reserved seating starts today. will you do it? >> i have done it. there have been theaters that do it already. >> in new york? >> in new york city. >> l.a. has been doing it for a while. >> they just got rid of it but there was a theater where you could go online. they closed. they're making it something else. it was great old theater in new york. you could get reserved sitting. >> what's your favorite spot? >> i sit in the middle kind at the back. the first new york style all al
was at a movie theater where they were fighting over a seat. >> nobody wants to be in front. >> they made adjustments for the front seat now that you can have a decent experience. i think you should be able to reserve it. >> fandango has a function where you type in the zip code and they show you where your nearest theater seating is. >> do have the nerve to ask people to move over a seat? >> sure. >> i don't think i do. >> who's calling? >> is that your date? >> the frittata i'm going to be making has bacon. james corden, my hero, took it one step further on "the late show." teams up with kevin bacon. a new cologne.
bacon by bacon. >> what's the smell i lot of the most in the morning? >> bacon. >> crazy bacon. smart bacon. wild bacon. >> frying pan of your mind there is only -- >> bacon! >> pancake of your soul, there is only -- >> bacon! >> i'm confused. does it smell like you or smell like bacon? >> we smell exactly the same. >> funniest man. >> how many places can you -- i can't stop. >> i could eat eight splilices. >> i have not told this story publicly. just before i had gastric bypass. we were in salt lake city in utah. i went hog wild.
every night i was making grilled cheese with about a half pound of bacon. i'm either going to lose weight or have a heart attack. what a way to go. >> how are we doing on hermine? >> we're watching. it's inland right now. it's going to affect the east coast and then look at this thing. it's right now in georgia. you can see the feeder bands come again back into florida. so we're going to watch this. right now hermine has 60-mile-per-hour winds moving northeast at 14 miles an hour. west-southwest of savannah and will come off the coast by saturday afternoon but then continue. here's the thing. we're going to talk about this into early next week. it just kind of sits off the northeast coast. we have a storm surge potential from new england to delmarva peninsula. a heavy rain upwards of 10 to 15 inches of rain and we've also got the danger of tornadoes stretching from the carolinas back into northern georgia and northern florida and the rainfall amounts as we said are
going to be really catastrophic for some spots. that good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a sunny, beautiful day ahead with low humidity for philadelphia, suburbs and the lehigh valley. big change is ahead for the weekend. you'll really see it at the shore. sunshine, temperatures near 80 today. clouds and wind are building saturday. rain saturday into sunday, as hermine moves offshore. for today in new jersey, 80s. 81 in eastern township. clouds increase late in the day for wilmington with a high of 80. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. up next, alicia keys on the makeup free message and her new role on "the voice" after these messages. >> someone's when you've been making delicious natural cheese for over 100 years like kraft has, you learn a lot about people's tastes. honey, what do you want for dinner tonight? oh, whatever you're making. cheesy chipotle pork quesadillas?
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we never heard his voice cracked. >> just so you know. >> security. >> if ever al got a hall pass -- >> that was not on the talking point. >> i wasn't even going to bring it up until tamron hall said that. >> all things being considered, i have tears in my eyes the way you sing with so much emotion and when you say everything is going to be all right, i actually believe you. you somehow send that message. >> it is. when we continue to see each other for who we are and have tolerance for one another and want to care about what we're all going through. that's when it is going to be all right. we look at each other like that. >> i can't wait for queen of catway. tell me about the song in the film. >> the film is incredible. funny enough, susan lewis, my
production company, brought me this story about this young girl who became a chess champion from uganda and unfortunately we lost it to this small company called disney. amazingly enough it came back around full circle and now i've been able to do the song for the film. it was so moving. it's so inspirational. it really shows when we give opportunities to young women, there is no stopping the progress of not only themselves but the community and also that you don't have to be what people tell you that's all you're going to be. >> that's your message with no makeup. you say i'm not telling other people to do it. this is my lane. it's what i choose at this moment. i love your husband going on social media saying stand down, people, this is what she wants to do. the men in my life --
>> tamron said i'm going to join her. >> i don't know if that's exactly how it went. >> i think y'all should join me. >> i'm happy to. >> come on. >> if you help me -- >> i will do it if you help me. >> you don't have to. >> i love you. >> it's not for me. >> i love the message. i love the idea. >> i'm not stopping there. >> so beautiful. look at you. >> you don't look like you have makeup on anyway. >> i have a ton. >> this goes beyond makeup. >> it's not about makeup. i love makeup too. it's all good. it's about how you feel. it's about who you are. it's not just being who you are and not letting anyone tell you who you should be. the other thing that's crazy is even this conversation it kind of shows our obsession of standard we hold women, standard
of beauty. >> you get an extra hour in the morning to do something else. >> to sleep. >> i'm doing this and -- >> we'll finish this here. you'll see in in the next segment. >> you're crazy. this isn't even what it's about. >> it is for me. i'm freeing myself. >> she's going to perform her new song "back to life" later on and c (burke) at farmers, we've seen almost everything, so we know how to cover almost anything. even mer-mutts. (1940s aqua music) (burke) and we covered it, february third, twenty-sixteen. talk to farmers. we know a thing or two because we've seen a thing or two. ♪ we are farmers. bum-pa-dum, bum-bum-bum-bum ♪ general mills wants me to let you know that we use real stuff to make these cereals tasty. that means no artificial flavors or colors. i love this new guy!
big improvement! awkward... good morning. i'm vai sikahema. let's get straight to your forecast with meteorologist bill henley. bill? >> we are tracking hermine right through georgia with 60-mile-an-hour winds, a strong tropical storm on the move moving to the northeast at 14 miles an hour. expect it to move through the carolinas during the day today, tonight and tomorrow. tropical storm watch in effect for the delaware beaches and the jersey shore this weekend, right on into monday. we could see those tropical storm strength winds. inland, though, look at the sunshine. philadelphia, 69 degrees. up to 70 in the suburbs. new jersey is at 68 degrees, heading to the very low 80s this afternoon. vai? >> bill, thank you. very nice out there.
hopefully it's the same out there on the roads. let's check in with traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> we're watching the boulevard right now. accident scene, fresh on the scene here, too. no police officers on the scene yet. it could be here a little bit. three vehicles involved over here in the left-hand lane, blocking the southbound side of the boulevard, approaching broad street. also in horsham an accident on blair mill road and west moreland avenue. vai? >> thank you, jessica. if you're looking to kick off your holiday weekend and something to enjoy outdoors before the rain moves in, catch a movie under the stars. tonight, "creed" is playing at the amphitheater in clark park. bring your popcorn and a chair or blanket. show is free. next week "star wars: the force awakens" will be shown in clark park. posted do not drink signs after the lead was found in several buildings. rowan is providing free bottled water in dorms t may be coming from older pipes and pluming.
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i am back with alicia. i'm still taking off makeup. tell me a little bit more about the point. >> i was just saying that for myself, you know, i think i heard you say, too, that it's a metaphor. people take things literally. it's a metaphor about 100% finding out who you are and being who you are and not covering up your true who you are inside for any reason or anybody. that's what i'm learning. i'm learning to do that for myself. i'm learning how to be my most truthful authentic me. >> those how i felt. i want to take off my makeup -- not because -- i love your music. i love your music and can keep
my full face of makeup. i wanted to do it. it's liberating. full disclosure i feel naked without earrings. bottom line is everyone has their lane. you didn't know i was doing it. i did it because of me. you do what you want to do. most important own your face. own who you are. >> owning it with you. look at this. no makeup. shine on the forehead. thank you, ladies. that was fascinating. doc is with me. dr. natalie azar. we have questions that are embarrassing. people ask you all kinds of things. >> at work and at home. >> why do -- not me but other people -- why do their feet stink? >> there's a couple culprits. you can blame your shoes. you can blame your socks and you can blame your feet themselves. feet sweat. sweat in and of itself does not
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if it's sweating profusely everywhere and it's something new, go to see someone about it. it could be an underlying problem and if it's related to fever, night sweats, see someone and get it checked out. >> not that bad. thank you very much, dr. azar. what's cooking in the kitchen? >> i'm making a garden fresh. your going to love it
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i have to be honest, my daughter, courtney, who food styled this, i said i would really use about a pound but that's just me. you're going to saute this. you're going to render the fat out until it gets fairly crispy but not too crispy and then you're going to take that out and you'll take all of the bacon out and just leave the bacon fat in there. >> do you like cooking your bacon in cast iron or put in the oe oven? >> i do it in the oven but i do it here because you have the fat. take sliced up onions, pepper, rosemary, oregano and saute this until it's translucent. not brown but on the translucent side. you'll cook that down and saute it until it cooks up nice. >> back up the bacon truck. >> we'll take a dozen eggs. all right. we'll pour beat them. i like to add a touch of whole
milk in there as well. >> what does that do? >> it puffs it up just a little bit. you'll let this set for just a tad and then once it sets a little bit, you're going to add your cheddar cheese. okay. and you're going to add your chives. your basil. just going to let that set in there. once it starts to set on that heat, you're going to take your cherry tomatoes and sprinkle those in. and then you're going to add your lovely heirloom tomatoes. imagine bacon going in there. >> we got a little left. >> never okay not to have bacon. put it in there. >> you're going to put it in your oven at about 350 for around 15 to 20 minutes until it just starts to puff up. once it does -- >> beautiful. >> you bring it out. you might in fact if you like,
if you want to get more -- if you love cheese as i do, you can take some extra cheese, sprinkle it on top and then put it under the broiler for just about two minutes and it browns up nice and you have this. you can do it in these lovely individual cast iron skillets so that everybody gets their own. and to continue the vegetable theme. we have a nice green salad. in dressing all we got is tomato, vinegar, and a little basil and you just blend it up. strawberries. olive oil. you can put balsamic in there. boom. we toss some lovely toasted almonds. >> i like it family style. everybody can scoop in. >> so simple. you can beat the eggs earlier and just leave them. it's fantastic. to get this recipe e-mailed to you, sign up for "today food" newsletter or text 66866 food.
while you're doing that, you can watch our weather. let's look at our weekend, shall we, as we listen to alicia. we do have to deal with hermine along the east coast. wet weather saturday into the southwest. sunday, sunday, more rip currents along the northeast coast. wet weather through the gulf. showers and some heavier thunderstorms in the northern plains. west coast looking pretty good and then on labor day, hot and dry in the mid plains into the ohio river valley and southeast. still windy and wet along the northeast and atlantic coast. gulf coast continues a little on the showery side. that's what's goi ng good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a sunny, beautiful day ahead with low humidity for philadelphia, suburbs and lehigh valley. big change is ahead for the weekend. you'll really see it at the shore. sunshine, temperatures near 80 today. clouds and wind building on
saturday. rain saturday into sunday, as hermine moves offshore. today in new jersey, 80s. 81 in eastern township. clouds increase late in the day for wilmington with a high of 80. have a great day. >> that is your latest weather. coming up, alicia keys working the keys for one final performance. a brand new song you are goiou to love. "back to life" after these messages. cottonelle asked real people about cleaning... their bums. what? (laughs) (laughs) what does cleanripple texture do? catches all the stuff that you want to get out. this is really nice. this one is, like, it goes the extra step. it gets it all clean. how does being clean feel? kind of sassy. uh, breezy. hands up. weeeeeee. my bum is saying, "thank you very much." cleanripple texture is designed to clean better. go cottonelle, go commando. ♪
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from alicia keys. working on her sixth album due out later this year. the latest song from her new film and it's called "back to life." ♪ i'm just trying to hold onto a dream ♪ ♪ out here lost and nothing's what it seems ♪ ♪ i'm just trying to find where i belong ♪ ♪ this must be the dark before the dawn ♪ ♪ when the place that you were born is not where you belong ♪
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good morning. i'm vai sikahema. it's just about 10:00 am. bill henley is busy checking on hermine this morning. let's check in with him. bill? >> it's going to change conditions dramatically for the weekend. enjoying sunshine and a beautiful day today. fair weather clouds in philadelphia. lehigh valley, 71. completely clear and 77 degrees lunchtime and 80 degrees this afternoon. we will warm into the low 80s. the humidity stays low today. sunshine today. the clouds start moving our way
tomorrow. tropical storm hermine expected to be offshore this weekend. vai? >> thank you, bill. jessica boyington is checking out the roads. how is it looking? >> it's okay, vai. we're having an easy, easy morning, at least in terms of volume. we have had a few incidents out there to report. the 42 freeway to the atlantic city expressway. most of the traffic is here. where do you think they're going? right down to the shore. might see little bit of delays heading down to the jersey shore this morning. plan accordingly or get out there now. vai? philadelphia police have a message for the driver of a car that hit and killed a bicyclist this morning. turn yourself in or we'll find you. that man was hit by a car so hard he was thrown 50 feet and his bike broke in half on frankfort avenue. there are pieces of the car that were left at scene and there are witnesses and accuracy there and it won't be long until they find that driver. i'm vai sikahema.
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