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have a great day. it is 4:30. 53 degrees on this friday, october 2nd. keep that umbrella with you today, heavy rain this afternoon. good morning, i'm chris. >> and i'm mary kelley. traffic and weather on the 2s in just a moment. but first tracking hurricane joaquin's every move. >> after sandy, local communities are not taking any chances. meteorologist jon elliott closely watching the weather. first meg baker is live in the rockaways, where crews are preparing for the worst. good morning. >> reporter: we are in the seaside section of rockaway beach. they have brought in extra sand to prepare to make larger dunes in case this hurricane does hit. police have been up and down
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one goes onto the beach, due to the high surf and rip tides. residents are being extra cautious. parts of the rockaway boardwalk remain unfinished after being wiped out by superstorm sandy. >> i went back to my house and seen it picked up and cross shore front parkway. i'm afraid. >> reporter: many homes are still being rebuilt in bell harbor. >> we took it on the chin. we are a resilient bunch. another blast like this, it is going to be devastating. >> reporter: barriers have been brought in in the rockaways for flood protection. flood logs, aluminum panels will be used to cut off the beach. in addition to dunes that have been cut to prepare for the worst. >> we are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best. >> with a situation like this i
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even with a nor'easter we are going to have problems here. >> reporter: thirty agencies are coordinating together, even the police department who tweeted these photos. >> we want equipment in all of the areas. even if we put it in staten island. if we need something we can get it faster. >> we went through a lot in this city three years ago, as a result of superstorm sandy this city learned tremendously valuable lessons. >> reporter: people are hoping joaquin is nothing like what happened three years ago when the storm wiped out businesses. >> the potential of another storm is the last thing you want. >> reporter: residents like those are keeping a close eye on the path of this hurricane and preparing for the worst. now emergency officials do warn you to just be prepared for the worst, and stock up on supplies. we are live in the rockaways. meg baker, cbs-2 news. time now for traffic and
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the weather on the 2s. john take it away. >> reporter: the important message for you is the worst will probably not be the hurricane. the worst is going to be the area of low pressure that is unrelated to the hurricane that hits today. we have been advertising this punch. that thing is going to back into our area today and that is going to also heighten the risk of flooding, beach erosion and some rain as well. so let's show you what is going on light rain at 53 in the city right now. winds out of the north, that is the problem. you have had this persistent and strong east-northeast flow so that piles the water up so flooding. now expand the radar view and you get a sense of the area of low pressure. torrential rain in the carolinas. that is going to work its way into our area. we were advertising heavy rain rain for friday night. that is the concern and then you have joaquin.
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we are saved the brunt of that storm but today you need to be mindful of the area of low pressure that is going to ride up the coast. it is cool out there, wind did i, it is cool. i bet it is a little slow alex? fort lee road is closed in both directions. glenwood avenue, due to an ongoing accident investigation, police are still on scene, trying to see exactly what happened there. we'll let you know when that clears out. also due to windy conditions out as john mentioned we have at least an hour delay on arrivals at all three area airports. so check with your carrier before you head out the door. subway issues due to signal problems. there are no s, trains running between broad channel and rockaway park beach. 116th street. new jersey transit and i l i.r. r, are on. the mta, is getting ready,
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been putting wood over street grates, hoping to protect the subway system from potential flooding. 540 lower manhattan subway openings will be covered. governor christie has declared a state of emergency with hundreds of state workers placed on standby. gas stations are prepared better than superstorm sandy. about 70 stations have benefited from a state program to buy back-up generators in case power goes out and we will be watching it all. yonkers is providing sandbags for residents to protect properties from the storm. workers filled and started handing out the bags. mayor mike span know directed all departments to prepare for a potential emergency response. flooding has already started at the jersey shore in patients like ocean city. there is worry in sea isle city. a beach replenishment is underway, but homes remain vulnerable up and down the shoreline. homeowners have brought in
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cans that line the beach. stay with us for continuing coverage of hurricane joaquin. a developing story out on long island. police searching for answers after a woman was found dead at a home from lake grove. investigators not releasing her identity but suggested she was married to a man with ties to the nypd. members of the homicide squad would like to talk to him but cannot find him. another man was in the home, there is no information on the woman's cause of death. police responded to a 911 call. new this morning, surveillance video released about a rape suspect in brooklyn. he attacked a woman earlier on august 30th. he reportedly told the victim he had a gun police sources tell cbs-2 the suspect threatened another woman 90 she ran away. earlier he tried to rape a third woman, she escaped and bicycle. yet another mass shooting at a community college in
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oregon. nine students were killed and seven others were wounded before the gunman was shot by police. >> reporter: hundreds of mourners filled roseburg's stewart park well past midnight, holding candles and saying prayers for the victims of thursday's mass shooting at umpqua community college. >> we need love and compassion. >> there is an active shooter at ucc. >> reporter: the gunman, identified by authorities as 26- year-old chris harper mercer opened fire in a classroom. the incident sent the small campus into lockdown. >> we weren't notify. my dad called me. >> reporter: sources tell cbs news the suspect, who died in a gun battle with police, had four guns, including a rifle and body armor. he allegedly also blogged about violence, including the recent on air murders of two journalists in virginia. mercer's father was visibly distraught when questioned by
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>> obviously a devastating day for me and my family. >> reporter: president obama prayed for the victims' families. >> may god bless the memories of those killed today. may he bring comfort to their families. >> reporter: authorities have searched mercer's apartment complex as well as the college campus and parking lot as they try to determine a motive. they are calling on the motive not to use the suspect's name, but focus on those who lost their lives instead. danielle nottingham, cbs news, roseburg, oregon. now to the later legionnaire's scare. in the bronx. a town hall meeting was held last night. a new cluster in moore's park has killed two and sickened 15 moore. the city says all the towers were recently cleaned in line with new regulations but some residents don't buy it. >> we need to know, when was the last inspection? how could they have passed inspection and a month later we
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have the infection back if they cleaned the tanks? >> reporter: health officials say this cluster is not related to the outbreak that killed 12 people and sickened more than 120 in the south bronx over the summer. another drone is spotted near la guardia airport. air traffic control sent out this warning. >> caution for a drone reported about five minutes ago. >> reporter: the pilot did not have to change course to avoid the drone and continued to fly to miami. the faa has investigated more than 600 drone sightings near u.s. airport this year alone. still to come, out of this world images from nasa. see pluto. something to warn you about from trump hotel to it mobile. find out which accounts were compromised. i'm still alive. surprise. >> the martian lands in theaters this weekend. we'll have a preview. you may want to land in a movie theater this weekend too. it is going to be kind of messy outside. challenging weather today.
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we have rain and wind, a lot of concerns along the coast and of course a joaquin update coming up as well. traffic and weather on the 2s, right around the corner. plan they're new liquid gels. and you're coming with me. wait, what?! you realize i have gold status? do i still get the miles? new mucinex sinus-max liquid gels. dissolves fast to unleash max strength medicine. art the relief. ditch the misery.
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let's get the latest on the track of joaquin and the rain at 4:42. today an area of low pressure is going to cause really more problems than joaquin will. joaquin is, for the most part, out of here. but this area of low pressure is going to be a real menace and mess today. pressures 49, 52, 53. he says saturday looks like a shopping day, i have been saving up for a rainy day. saturday may actually shape up and we are hoping for better weather for sunday too.
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this is lynn, she has a question. she wants to know will the sun appear for our walk in verona park? no it is going to be a challenging, messy day to be out in the park. we are hoping for windy weather for the walk in verona park for sunday for the 15th annual miracle walk. sunday should be better. in the city light rain, heavier rain to the south. our focus will be to the south, particularly the jersey shore. wind strong enough out of the north northeast at 22 miles per hour. a few numbers filling in from 46 to say 54. that is your spread. a nifty 50 for guy there in sparta. pair of fives. winds stay strong, likely intensifying. we are looking for the
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later today as the storm intensifying. soaking rain nassau, suffolk. driving in from the west this morning, light rain, gave way to steadier rain. the problem is this mess to the south. this is not joaquin. this is not walk keen. this is just a real menace and a problem for the carolinas and it rides along that front into our area. joaquin, a powerful lurk, just a real, real mess for the bahamas, but in our area, we are concerned about this. rain fills in, into the afternoon. afternoon and evening commute is going to be tough. potential for blooding rain. and in concert with the gusty winds. saturday morning a period of transition still blustery and wet. scattered showers, sunday you have a passing shower and you are going to see joaquin approach the first part of next week. we'll get wave action monday into tuesday but again, it is a strong storm. no denying, 130 making that
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now it is making its move to the northwest and then a more model agreement that it heads well out to sea, weakens over slightly cooler water. hangs onto the category 3 off the coast of the carolinas. the time period now is monday into tuesday, likely we'll be dealing with surf advisories and we are going to be watching concerns in parts of new england, but the concern for you today is this nasty area of low pressure. wind and rain and raw and cool, 57. left over showers saturday and then you have a passing shower sunday, but it is still going to be breezy. and here you go, joaquin ushering in slightly warmer temperatures. but watch out. it is rough going right now, right alex? we have several alert. an accident blocks two lanes on the northbound side of fdr drive at 106th street. delays back to 96th and they are growing. stick with the west side highway. a smoother ride for you there. edosomwon son, new jersey the off-ramp is closed from 287
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southbound to the new jersey turnpike due to a truck accident. and also some subway issues. a, trains are suspended and there are no s, trains running between broad channel and rockaway beach. remember to be safe don't text and drive. chris back to you. alex thank you. here's a quick look at stories making headlines. a c130 plane military transport crashed in afghanistan last night, killing 11 people including six service members. the taliban is claiming responsibility. pentagon officials are urging the russian air strikes to focus on syria. russia carried out a second day of air strikes claiming it targets the same terror groups as the u.s.-led coalition.
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netanyahu in a speech to the un assembly yesterday he said iran's threat to destroy israel have been met by quote utter silence. stocks are higher this morning following a mixed close thursday. investors are waiting for the government's monthly jobs report coming up at 8:30 this morning. the dow lost 12 points nasdaq added 7, s & p rose by lee. some of donald trump's hotel's have been hacked. the luxury hotel chain says hackers put a computer virus into payment systems affecting customers who used credit cards at seven branded hotels. including the trump so hoe and trump international new york. if you applied for phone service through it mobile your data may have been hacked. the data from 15 million phone customers included social
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security numbers and other identifying information. residents in west chester are outraged. their privacy was invaded after their personal information got out but the culprit was the town of yorktown. today officials will hold a town meeting to discuss the situation. >> my sons are in the school here, i get all the town alerts. >> reporter: jasmine holman got all the alerts and then this, a pitch for a candidate running for office. >> good i got the information, not so happy they gave out my name. >> reporter: how did the e-mail list wind up being given to a political campaign? it is easy the town gave it to them. >> parents gave their emergency contact information to the school district to be contacted as far as their children are concerned. they don't give that number to the school district to pass it out to people to communicate to them to solicit anything. >> reporter: republicans say democrats got the list from an
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improper use from a freedom of information request from the town. but democrats say everything was legitimate. >> the e-mail addresses were obtained legally. they were not nefariously obtained or surreptitiously obtained, which i believe the republicans used that term in their press release. teleweren't hacked into okay? everything was done legally as confirmed by the town clerk. >> reporter: democrats tell us this is nothing new and in fact has been going on for years. in fact the town of north castle told us they grant the freedom of information request to the list because it is simply a matter of law. yorktown's supervisor wants a resolution banning the practice of handing over the name. dick brennan, cbs-2 news. coming up the amazing images from the edges of our solar system. a queens woman says the home next door is making her sick. what she says is growing inside. another check of your
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it is not pluto, but the dwarf plan net's largest moon is in the spotlight. nasa released these enhanced color images of the moon, called sharon. i don't know if that is correct. covered with mountains. >> it is sharon. it measures 750 miles in diameter so big when it or bits, it causes pluto to vibrate. >> it looks like there is a big heart, on the other side. >> this looks identical to a project i did when i was in sixth grade. >> these aren't those pictures. >> see the heart on the planet. >> like the death star. >> and if you collect rocks from that does that make it a sharon stone? i think nasa just celebrated a birthday yesterday. let's get you ready for the
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day, you have to be challenging, smart, pay attention. likely folks will be directing you away from the coast as the wind fills in. here's the deal. rain returns today, soaking rain courtesy of an area of low pressure. as this low pressure rides up along the coast, it will also serve to intensify the wind. 53 in the city right now. we are going to see the strong onshore flow continue. coastal flooding, sadly, likely. and we see joaquin the first part of next week. here is the bulk of the moisture to the south with the wind and the rain, we have now coastal flood advisories and warnings all along the shore and we could see winds gusting to 50 miles per hour. we have some problems on the roads already this morning? >> reporter: yeah if you are traveling to manhattan this may affect your ride. it is a crash on the fdr drive at 106th street. already delays back to 96th street. stick with the west side highway if you are traveling through the area.
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also in edison, new jersey the ramp is closed from 287 southbound to the new jersey turnpike due to a truck in the roadway. alternate side is in effect safe. don't text and drive. the time is 4:54. coming up in our next half hour the hospital visit that will bring tears. you won't want to miss it. plus this. >> destination mars.
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that is matt damon, playing in the movie the martian. his character stranded on mars. in recent news damon praised the it can sneaks behind the thriller. ridley scott shot the film from four different angles simultaneously. >> rather than one shot at a time he is doing the movie four times faster. >> brilliant. >> the martian, rated pg-13 the movie stars emily blunt as an fbi agent combating the war on drugs on the u.s. mexican border. after debuting at the film festival in may the movie has been completely surrounded by oscar buzz.
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amazing. >> he is a great bad guy. the movie is really good. >> can do anything. >> she is incredible. >> and i want to see the martian. now matt damon is down from mars right? he is not still up there? >> signing. go to the theater today but make sure everything is ready for the wind and flood ago long the coasts. we have difficulties on the roads and rails, i'll go through that, coming up. the day's top stories, including live team coverage of hurricane joaquin. what is being done to protect communities on long island. the jersey shore they are not just concerned about joaquin. preparations underway. and raccoons everywhere. the curious animals are overrunning a brooklyn neighborhood. your favorite pumpkin-flavored baked treats and beverages, like the new pumpkin macchiato before pumpkin season is over. discover the latest from the amop\ premium foot care line,
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it is 5:00. it's cool out there on this friday, october 2nd. expect periods of rain throughout the day with the heaviest this afternoon and into the evening, and it is going to be a raw, damp day. temperatures only getting into the high 50s today. good morning i'm mary calvi. traffic and weather on the 2s first here's what is new this morning. >> reporter: the potential of a storm is the last thing you want. >> reporter: we are tracking hurricane joaquin. coastal communities are preparing for the worst. businesses in brooklyn are
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hoping it is not anything like sandy three years ago. >> now is the time for you to begin to prepare for hunkering down and dealing with the storm. >> governor christie has already declared a state of emergency. new jersey transit and newark airport are keeping an eye on the forecast to minimize disruptions. >> we have four kids and we try to be prepared anyway. we always have food in the house. >> on long island everyone is heeding the lessons learned from sandy. water front communities loading up on supplies and battening down the hatches. live coverage on preparation for hurricane joaquin in just a moment. obviously a devastating day, devastating for me and my family. >> we are hearing from the father of the suspect killed in the mass killings. coming up president obama's emotional response to the press about the spike in gun violence. >> a drone reported five minutes ago. >> an american airlines pilot
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take off at la guardia airport. one of hundreds of sightings at airports across the country. >> who is that, nathaniel? >> what's up man. a little boy brought to tears during a hospital visit. more of the boy's brave story, coming up. what a moment. 5:02. traffic and weather on the 2s. >> it is guardian angel today too. i like that story. >> reporter: make sure you are heeding the warning and taking care. today is going to be far more difficult than anything related to joaquin. light rain and 53 in the city. it is that north northeast wind that is going to cause so many problems along the coast. the risk of flood warnings for parts of the jersey shore. a very vigorous area of low pressure along with the heavy winds, late today and tonight. joaquin a very powerful
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it will move to the north and then to the northeast which is good news for our neighbors. numbers are cool, 57 for a high, but that is one of those stories where you may have already hit it. mid-50s for much of the day today, on again off again rain so bundle up and be smart as you are trying to navigate through it speaking of navigating, here's alex. a little difficult in some areas john. unfortunately, an accident blocking two lanes as you make your way on your fdr drive here northbound at 106th street. delays stretch back to 96th so stick to the west side highway if this is a portion of your ride. also due to the wind and weather conditions that john has mentioned, we are seeing at least an hour delay on all arrivals at all three of the area airports. check with your carrier before you head out the door. in yonkers all lanes closed on the southbound side of the bronx river parkway between the
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parkway and bronx river roads. alternate sides in effect citywide and remember to be safe don't text and drive. back to you. we are track being hurricane joaquin's every month. >> the storm's path is uncertain but after sandy local communities are not taking any chances. cbs-2 news's meg baker live in the rockaways where crews are preparing for the very worst. meg? >> reporter: chris and mary, we are on 97th street here. we can definitely feel the wind john is talking about. just across the way, devastation from prior storms still visible and that has residents here preparing for the worst. parts of the rockaway boardwalk remain unfinished after being wiped out by superstorm sandy. >> i stood onshore and seen the boardwalk up five feet. went back to my house and seen it picked up and cross shore front parkway. i'm afraid. >> reporter: many homes still being rebuilt in bell harbor. >> we took it on the chin. we are a resilient bunch but another blast like this will be devastating.
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>> reporter: barriers have already been brought in at the 127th street beach and other flood logs, aluminum panels, will be used to close off the beach, in addition to filling in sand dunes which had been cut this summer to create beach access. residents hope these preparations are enough. >> i'm preparing for the worst and hoping for the best. but with a situation like this, i can't see the best happening. even a nor'easter we are going to have problems here. >> reporter: 30 city agencies are coordinating together, including the police department who tweeted these photos of the special operations division preparing for the storm. >> we want equipment everywhere. even if we just put in queens or startedden island or the broncos. if we need something we can get there faster. >> reporter: at the staten island ferry terminal crews sealed the vents to prevent potential flood water damage. >> we went through a lot in this city 3 years ago as a result of superstorm sandy this city learned tremendously valuable lessons.
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are hoping joaquin is nothing like happened three years ago, when the storm surge wiped businesses and residents out. >> the potential of another storm is kind of the last thing you want. >> reporter: it will be all hands on deck here. the bulldozers are ready to move this sand into place to create a better buffer for this community against any kind of storm surge. now emergency officials warn people if you are told to evacuate, take it seriously. we are in the seaside section of rockaway beach. meg baker cbs-2 news. on long island waterfront communities are preparing for possible weather issues. in suffolk county boats are being secured or in some cases removed from the water all together and tugs have been pushing warnings away from the ferry. the emergency operation center is open 24/7 in case it is needed. further to the west in nassau county memories from destruction from superstorm sandy are fresh, especially on the south shore.
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in longleaf officials are trying to protect a brand new boardwalk they built to keep high water from washing it away. long beach is particularly vulnerable. statewide agencies in new york and new jersey gearing up as well. governor cuomo activated new york state's emergency operation center in albany to monitor the weather. nassau and suffolk counties have activated coastal flood plans and governor christie declared a state of emergency emergency for new jersey as severe weather is expected in the coming days. the jersey shore is preparing for major coastal flooding. cbs-2's alana gold with that story. >> reporter: tidal flooding has already begun at the jersey investigators with winds and waves picking up. thousands of sandbags are filled up to give out to residents starting this morning. >> our emergency management team is ready to go and we'll
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>> reporter: in ocean city rescue vehicles are on standby. at high tide the back bay has been freely flowing into streets and yards and another 5 or 6 inches of rain will only exacerbate conditions. every town on the jersey shore prepared for nor'easter-like conditions for the next few days, then joaquin as it heads north. governor christie putting hundreds of emergency workers on standby. >> now is the time for you to begin to prepare for hunkering down and dealing with the storm. >> reporter: people who live here, preparing to get out of town, many already filling up their tanks to avoid long lines they experienced during sandy. new jersey transit, which saw some trains underwater during sandy, also keeping a close eye on the storm to minimize service disruptions. so a lot of people on the jersey shore are paying very close attention to the forecast. so is governor christie. and in just a few hours, he is going to give us new details on how the state is planning for the storm.
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we'll, of course, let you know what he has to say. live in union beach this morning alana gold, cbs 1 news. >> stay with cbs-2 news and cbs new york.com for continuing coverage. a community college in rural oregon the site of america's latest mass shooting. the gunman opened fire in a classroom yesterday, killing nine and wounding seven others. the shooter identified as 26- year-old chris harper mercer was killed by police. president obama says it is all tragically too familiar. >> somehow this has become routine. the reporting is routine, my response here at this podium ends up being routine, the conversation in the aftermath of it, we've become numb to this. >> sources tell cbs news that mercer had four guns, he was
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one survivor said mercer demanded his victims state their religion before he started shooting. 10 minutes after the hour. sweeping new guidelines for the nc p.d. in the wake of videos showing police using force on suspects.
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everybody is talking about hurricane joaquin. the problem is, it isn't joaquin. it will serve you well today into tomorrow. we have wind advisories, surf advisories, obviously flooding concerns along the coast as well. because of this northeast wind. this is just a low that is going to ride up the coast. so remember, call it what you will, just be prepared. friday is going to be the rough one. light rain and 53 in the city. with the wind howling. numbers around the area mid-50s from nassau all the way out. 54 for the jersey shore. you don't see the numbers dropoff that much. cool upstate, some readings in the 40s. buffalo at 43. going to be a cool, raw, windy, wet day today after a warm one wednesday. the big dip 57 the high today. but that is academic in the sense it was an earlier reading. we may not even see 57 this afternoon.
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light rain up there rock and west chester and putnam county, essex, somerset county. the soaking rain and then heavy rain in concert with the wind. already breezy out there. wind will intensify. could see gusts later today tonight into the first part of your saturday approaching 50 miles per hour along the jersey shore. i know. i know. i'm thinking about the chowder fest. we have a flood warning down to cape may. a flood advisory for the city of long island and into connecticut. high wind watch, wind advisory. also high surf advisories. so we are concerned about beach erosion as well. a soaking rain, in concert with those gusty winds today. improvement tomorrow, yes, lingering shower. but then it should calm down a bit into the afternoon. sunday is looking better. still breezy, still some light rain possible.
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two big j.d. rf, making great strides. the fight against juvenile diabetes walks this weekend. one in staten island and one in queens, so the weather is shaping up for sunday. rain and wind especially from the afternoon. when it gets heavy, it gets gusty and nasty, winds gusting for 50 miles per hour so stuff is going to be blowing around. at times blinding rain and then a soaking rain. rain and wind continues tonight, heavy pockets. then we start worrying about flooding and poor drainage areas and then you see the gradual improvement saturday into sunday into monday and then you have joaquin. we'll have the 70s and we'll be watching joaquin. that is next week. so make sure you are ready though for the next few hours and next day and a half. next few minutes, alex can take care of that. >> john thank you. good morning everyone. happy friday as you make your way out. unfortunate ride for you in yonkers. police are on scene and have blocked all lanes of the southbound side of the bronx river parkway between the
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parkway and bronx river road. also fort lee road is closed in both directions. at glenwood avenue, due to an ongoing investigation that is underway there. also in edison, new jersey the off-ramp is closed from 287 southbound to the new jersey turnpike due to a truck that is involved in an accident. alternate side is in effect citywide and remember to be safe don't text and drive. chris mary back to you. police are looking for there woman, caught on camera as she held up a bow diageo ga at -- held up a grocery store, she demanded money from the clerk and walked away with an undisclosed amount of money. the nypd will document and review every time an officer uses force on the job. >> the sweeping reforms mean there will be a write-up for everything from tackling a suspect to using pepper spray. tony aisle low -- reports. >> reporter: nypd officers using force in the course of doing their jobs. soon they will be required to fill out a form to document
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down or subdue someone, every use of a baton or pepper spray. >> it is a very, very significant change, as you can appreciate. >> reporter: commissioner bratton also ordering officers to take action if they witness a fellow cop acting inappropriately. >> officers who are at the scene will be disciplined for failure to report, as well as going forward to intervene. >> reporter: he is dedicating more resources to investigate the use of force and track which cops may be using it too often. so what does the patrol officers union think about all these changes? not a whole lot according to the chief. quote more paperwork coupled with continual second guessing of officers's actions is a formula for disaster. it is a call for police officers to disengage themselves from the very proactive police that go brought this city from the brink of disaster. but an agency, keeping an eye on police, praises the new force reporting requirement. >> until you are tracking the
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use of force, there is no way to gauge whether or not you are getting it right. but there is still a great deal more that needs to be done. >> reporter: the nypd agrees and will offer additional training in how to deescalate encounters so force isn't needed. cbs2 news. an inspector general's report claims the department too often ignores disciplinary action recommended by a review board. a woman in queens says a house next door is making her sick. black mold is growing in the home after sandy. the homeowner abandoned it and now cancer survivor joy soller says doctors have ordered her to move because the house is hazardous to her health. >> i don't know how much more i can take. it is my home and i can't even live in my own home. >> they are being sued. the case is still in litigation. port authority officials
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drive. good morning. welcome back here at 5:22. 53 degrees. tracking hurricane joaquin as you can see a category 4. right over to jon elliott for traffic and weather on the 2s. >> that is the cone of what? >> cone of concern? >> cone of uncertainty. >> reporter: my concern is the rain is hitting us today. we have some soaking rain in the area right now, we are dealing with an approaching low pressure system that will fill in the wind and also pave the way for the heavy rain. joaquin is a category 4 storm, barely made that threshold at 130 miles per hour winds and then it starts its move. a lot more agreement now with the spaghetti models or the plots there. most of them take it north and then that northeast turn. that is monday into tuesday. but today, you've got rain taking back over.
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pockets of rain this afternoon and tonight. gusty winds will continue and also exacerbate the risk of flooding and beach erosion. you need to be prepared, going to be a challenging friday and friday night. how about a friday morning commute. what is going on alex? >> rough patches in the area. let's begin in patterson, where we have a jackknifed truck. it has the right and center lanes blocked on the westbound route 80 area at exit 58. also in yonkers a truck struck an overpass. two lanes closed on the southbound side of the bronx river parkway, so if you stick with an alternate should be a smoothedder ride for you. due to the wind mentioned outside, we have at least an hour delay on all arriving flights at all three area airports, so check with your carrier before you head out the door. alternate sides in effect citywide and remember to be safe don't text and drive. the yankees finally have reason to pop the cork on champagne. >> otis livingston has the sports update. >> reporter: good morning everyone.
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the mets begin their final series of the season tonight when they host the nationals and the yankees will be playing for home field advantage in the wild card. last night they finally punched their tick to the post season. carlos beltran hitting a solo robert snyder. ninth inning yankees clinched victory. let's celebrate. a season low 12,000 on hand to watch the mets and phillies. mets lost, dodgers won, same record, mets have the tie breaker for home field advantage. thursday night football in overtime, ravens justin tucker with the game winner on the road after the steelers josh scobey missed two field golds in regulation. im's otis livingston. that is your sports update. the new iphone color is a
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but first former nfl star tim tebow surprises a patient. >> reporter: tim tebow is still winning fans off the field. >> who is that nathaniel? oh. >> reporter: the former university of florida star quarterback paid a surprise hospital visit to nathaniel nelson this week. the 13-year-old, who is battling cancer, plans to attend tebow's alma mater and find a cure for cancer. during the visit they played games, prayed and visited other patients on other floors. >> say what you will about him when it comes to football but i've met him several times. you have to, he is a good man. >> he is the greatest. for what he continues to do. and i hope tim didn't bring him any university of florida stuff because the kid had everything. >> i know. everything. this story too, apple has struck gold again with its
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iphone 6 s. this time it is rose gold. the new smartphones have been flying off the shelves since hitting the stores a week ago. the most coveted color among men seems to be the rose gold. so much so it is called blows -- men's gold. >> i don't know if i could do it without the otter box. i'm so clumsy. i drop the thing all the time. >> sure that is okay. >> thanks so much alex. it is now 5:26. up next the day's top stories, tracking joaquin. we have team coverage for you. we are in the seaside section of rockaway beach, where it is all hands on deck preparing for any type of storm surge. more coming up. people on the jersey shore are planning for an emergency. the rain is already coming down and it is only going to get worse in the next few days. how the state is preparing,
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53 degrees on this friday, october 2nd. nasty out there with cool temperatures, rain, good morning everyone. >> i'm mary calvi. >> anticipation of what joaquin has planned. the storm is a category 4 pounding the bahamas. will it make landfall here in the tristate area? let's get right to meteorologist jon elliott. what are you seeing? >> reporter: odds of landfall along the east coast are rapidly decreasing with joaquin which is great news. we have a nasty coastal storm we are dealing with in our area today. joaquin at 130 miles per hour moving slowly north. picks up its pace, moves north, then northeast. weakening somewhat but still a potent force off the coast of the carolinas as a category 3. monday into tuesday we will be watching the seas. but more model agreement it
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weakens just off the coast of new england and heads out over the atlantic. obviously we'll anticipate much more weakening over the cooler waters. that is kind of a snapshot. a very well organized storm. our storm, this is not related to joaquin. this area of low pressure is going to ride along a front and push into our area our area seeing a morning soaker right now, then we see the wind intensify with heavy rain bands. we are concerned about coastal flooding, beach erosion. see that darker color? it is a warning for the jersey shore and advisory for the city of long island. don't forget the winds when this intensifies late tonight overnight, we could see winds gusting to 50 miles per hour for the yearssy shore too. >> joaquin is not a monday or tuesday thing, but this thing today we have problems. problems on the roads right now. >> we have slick spots out there, the heavy wind you have been discussing. in patterson we have a jackknifed truck with the right and center lanes blocked route 80 westbound.
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stick to 46 as an alternate for you there. no yonkers we have a struck that struck an overpass. two lanes closed on the southbound side of the bronx river parkway. the wind out there causing issues at all three of our area airports. we have at least an hour delay on all arriving flights oh call your carrier before you head out the door. be safe. don't text and drive. we are tracking hurricane joaquin's every move. >> the storm's path still uncertain but we are in for coastal flooding and heavy rain. after sandy, local communities are not taking any chances. meg bake soldier in the rockaways where crews are preparing for the worst. >> reporter: good morning chris and mary. you can see a large pile of sand ready to be bulldozed into place to create a barrier of dunes here just in case a storm surge does hit this area. residents here remember all too well what they went through, with superstorm sandy and they
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are being extra cautious. parts of the rockaway boardwalk remain unfinished after being wiped out by superstorm sandy. >> i seen the boardwalk go up in the air five feet. back to my house seen it picked up and cross shore parkway. i'm afraid. >> reporter: many homes still being rebuilt in bell harbor. >> we took it on the chin last time. we are a resilient bunch but another blast like this will be devastating. >> reporter: barriers have already been brought in at the 127th street beach for flood protection. flood logs, aluminum panels, will be used to close off the beach in addition to filling in sand dunes which have been cut this summer to create beach access. residents hope these preparations are enough. >> i'm preparing for the worst and hoping for the best. but with a situation like this, i can't see the best happening. even with a nor'easter we are going to have problems here. >> reporter: thirty city agencies are coordinating
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who tweeted these photos of the special forces preparing for the storm. >> if we need something in that borough, we can get there faster. >> reporter: at the staten island ferry terminal crews sealed vents to prevent flood damage. >> we went through a lot in this city. as a result of superstorm sandy people learned valuable lessons. >> reporter: people are hoping joaquin is nothing like what happened three years ago when the storm wiped out residences and businesses. >> another storm is kind of the last thing you want. >> reporter: since sandy there have been preparations and upgrades in this area. this boardwalk i'm standing on now is rebuilt, it has been raise and a concrete wall has from leaving the beach. live in the seaside section of cbs2. on long island preparations include red dig a fleet of
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humvees along with other emergency vehicles. back-up generators being prepared. you should stock up on emergency supplies and take it seriously if you are ordered to evacuate at any time. in west chester the city of yonkers providing sandbags for residents to protect properties from a potential storm. workers filled and started handing out bags at the organic waste yard. the mayor directed all departments to prepare for a potential emergency response. flooding is a concern for residents along the jersey shore for many communities. today's rain is just as much of a concern as joaquin could be. >> alana gold joins us live in union beach. what is an update on the situation where you are? >> reporter: good morning chris. we can tell you the governor is on high alert and he wants everyone to be prepared on the jersey shore for possible flooding. this morning he is going to give us more details on how the state is going to deal with the storm. he obviously has a lot of concerns, because the rain is
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situation could get much worse in the next few days >> reporter: and so there is already some tidal flooding we have seen in towns across the jersey shore. we have seen water getting into back yards and filling up the streets, so the governor really wants everyone to be prepared, because this could be a big mess in the next few days with the storm approaching, and here's a message he has for the public. we apologize for those technical difficulties. there is going to be a lot of planning involved to be prepared for the storm. again the governor wants everyone to start getting prepared now. he says you have to have an evacuation in place, just in
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we are live in union beach this morning, cbs2 news. coming up, ways you can protect your home if a storm hits. and don't forget to stay with cbs2 news and cbs.com for continuing coverage of joaquin. a community college in oregon is the site of the latest mass shooting. a gunman opened fire, killing nine people and wounding 7 others, the shooter chris harper mercer was killed by police. president obama says it is all tragically familiar. >> somehow this has become routine. the reporting is routine, my response here at this podium ends up being routine, the conversation in the aftermath of it, we've become numb to this.
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four guns and was wearing body armor. one survivor said he demanded his vision state their religion before shooting. police are searching for answers after a woman was found dead in lake grove. police made the discovery after responding to a 911 call at the home on wind place. police are not releasing the cause of death or the identity but suggests she was married to a man with ties to the nypd. members of the homicide squad have not been able to contact the husband. >> we are not going to narrow the focus of the investigation right now. we haven't spoken with him, we'd certainly like to speak with him. >> another man who was in the home was interviewed and released. 11 members of a baruch cole allege fraternity -- college fraternity have been aarraigned. the men face hazing charges in pennsylvania where 19-year-old
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he was brutally beaten during a hazing ritual and fraternity members failed to get him help for over an hour. a total of are of 37 men will be charged. the warren regional high school football team will hit the field a day after saying their final farewell to number 18 who died after an attack. a line of mourners stretched outside the church as funeral services were held for 17-year- old evan murray yesterday. many wore a ribbon with number 18 strong pinned to their chest. he suffered a ruptured spleen after being hit in the game last weekend. there will be another roller coaster session on wall street. we are live with a preview of the trading day. new information about the outbreak of legionnaire's disease. how it broke out even after the affected cooling towers were cleaned. they are more worried about power outages. >> steps everyone across the tristate area should be taking to prepare for a storm. a look at some of the things you can do right now to protect your home.
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and i'll tell you what right now gear up and get ready to go. you need that rain gear today and big puddles to make sure you have appropriate footwear as well. dealing with gusty winds so that makes the umbrella a bit of a challenge. we have your challenging forecast, coming up on cbs2. pick up your favorite pumpkin-flavored baked treats and beverages, like the new pumpkin macchiato before pumpkin season is over.
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good morning. welcome back to cbs2 news here on this friday morning the 2nd of october. 52 degrees, raw out from. you can see rain on your screen. live pictures from seaside in the rockaways. you have to be prepared for stormy weather out there today, potential coastal flooding. let's get over to jon elliott for an update. >> reporter: today's storm is not joaquin. that is next week and farther out to sea. gusty winds, 52 on the north shore.
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island, he has 52 and this comment. he a's on october 1st it was just a wave and it hit near atlantic city. he is worried. i don't want you to be worried. i want you to be prepared. i don't think you need to worry at all about joaquin, just be prepared today for the nasty weather affiliated with this vigorous pressure system coming on board. parking under the southwest side of a tree during northwest winds isn't prudent. that's right. you know what speaking of cars, parts of the area if you are in one of the areas that always floods out, move the car. that is today. that is not next week. that is today tonight and tomorrow morning. so yeah, this is a very vigorous area of low pressure, and there is a lot of wind affiliated with it as well. wind in the city right now, north northeast at 20 miles per hour. 46 in liberty, cool spot on the map. a lot of folks in the low to mid-50s and you'll stay in the mid-50s for much of the day.
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rain for long island and through rockland, west chester and into fairfield county. central and south parts of jersey. light rain, a little heavy through parts of ocean county. very heavy through parts of the individuals and into the carolinas. now joaquin stillwell to the south. granted, a very powerful hurricane. a category 4 storm moving slowly. so a menace for the bahamas. but we are concerned about that intensifying northeast wind. we have coastal flood advisories for the city, long island, fairfield, west chester counties and then it is a warning for the jersey shore. we are already seeing some flooding, that is why it is a warning. high wind watch goes into escalator and we could see winds gusting to 50 miles per hour for parts of the jersey shore. futurecast, timing it out for you, into the afternoon. that is when you see more of the heavy rain, torrential rain from the area and it sticks around through the evening hours, overnight into the first part of your saturday. then it starts to break up a bit on saturday.
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that is the trend. passing showers sunday, it is still breezy through the weekend, but far and away the worst of it is today. as far as potential totals through the event, you are looking at one to possibly 3 inches of rain in those narrow bands. now the upside is, pollen is going to be down dramatically, because of that. barely moving on the bottom of the screen, which is some good news. but it is going to be a very challenging day today. just be smart for your friday. saturday into sunday still breezy, left over showers at times, and then as joaquin passes we see numbers warm up and we'll be watching for high surf advisories as it heads out to sea. hey let's get you heading out the door right now with help from alex. so it is difficult to travel in patterson here. we have a jackknifed truck that has the right and center lanes blocked on route 80 westbound. stick to route 462 will be a smoother ride for you. in yonkers a struck struck an
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on the southbound side of the bronx river parkway. due to the windy checks outside john has been discussing it, we have now at least an hour delay on all arrivals at all three area airports, 45-minute delay on departures at la guardia. contact your carrier before you head out the door. alternate sides in effect citywide today. be safe. don't text and drive. with hurricane joaquin possibly giving us trouble early next week, it is what is going on right now that has many getting ready. >> we spoke to homeowners in wfts chester and favored -- in counties. >> reporter: a definite pattern to sales as the name joaquin conversation. >> they are more worried about power outages and we had people in, this morning, looking for the tide. >> reporter: it is time to check those emergency lights that have been sitting around
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at home depot, one guy was taking home a water activated barrier to keep out floods, a new type of sand bag substitute. >> some kind of super absorbent inside it that jeels. so it makes a barrier. >> reporter: but they only had one left. there are also a variety of tarps on display. it is what you'll need if water leaks from above. experts say it wouldn't kill you to get the gunk out of your rain gutters while you have time as well. this guy has one priority. >> i get gas for myogen rate tore. >> reporter: that's it? >> that's it. >> reporter: it is expected sales of sump pumps and generators will increase. preparations at this point are pretty basic for most people. >> batten down the hatches. >> reporter: clear the deck. like this home in fairfield beach where reminders of sandy are all around. so your weekend mission, should you choose to accept it, is secure the stuff that could blow around, keep one eye on
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the storm and prepare for the lights to go out. west chester county lou young, cbs2 news. >> lou adds when the power goes out it is use usually caused by falling trees taking down electrical lines and they have been trimming trees to prevent any storm related outages. now to the latest legionnaire's scare in the bronx. a town hall meeting was held last night. a new cluster in morris park has killed one person and sickened 12 more. the city says all the towers were recently cleaned and in line with new regulations. the city hall panel says the costume characters and topless painted ladies should be allowed to stay in times square but the task force says not so fast. people complain they harass visitors. the nypd would double the number of officers who patrol the area.
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the ability, like we have in the parks, to promulgate rules and regulations as to the time, place, what behavior could be allowed. >> reporter: mayor de blasio is expected to support the task force's recommendations. in our money watch this morning a major jobs report could affect the markets today. cbs2 news's jill wagner is live at the stock exchange. >> reporter: good morning chris. the markets are in a holding pattern ahead of today's jobs report. analysts expect it to hold steady. job growth will be a key factor about the fed designs the economy is strong -- decides the economy is strong enough to raise interest rates. yesterday the dow dropped 12, nasdaq gained 7. futures are pointing to a higher open. meanwhile dunkin' donuts stock is dunked. shares are down 12%. the company is closing 100 stores located at speedway gas stations because of slowing sales. chris and mary, i'm thinking they haven't spoken to anyone in the news business.
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>> bring on the coffee. all right jill thank you very much. 5:50. coming up i don't know is back with the latest storm track. plus this. >> they like to walk around my pool and they play with the pool float and knock it around and drink the water. >> the unwanted guests in a brooklyn neighborhood and what is being done to get rid of
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we have our eye on the storm to. and of course tracking joaquin. let's get right over to jon elliott to find out what this latest track shows to us. john? >> reporter: it is good news. you have a category 4 storm and it starts to make its move, still stays at a category 3 through your day tomorrow.
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with off the coast of the carolinas into monday. but then there is more model agreement, it is going to flirt with parts of canada, but it will be off the coast of new england and we'll be watching for wave action maybe surf advisories monday into tuesday of next week. it will actually usher in warmer temperatures. a snapshot of joaquin, far more pressing and of concern to me is this area of low pressure that is going to usher in the gusty winds and heavy rain in our area. we are setting the stage, we have the soaking rain so when you have the wind fill in, you have the real estate saturated, trees are vulnerable. you worry about that, you worry about beach erosion with this constant wind. it is an advisory for long island and connecticut. lie wind watch later today wind advisories, could see gusts to 50 miles per hour. that is today and tonight not next week with joaquin. what about your friday morning drive alex? wet weather is causing problems on the roads and rails.
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has the right and center lanes blocked on route 80 westbound. the good news here, if you stick with 46, it will be a little bit of a smoother right for you. in yonkers a truck struck an overpass, two lanes are closed on the bronx river parkway southbound. stick. due to windy conditions outside as john has mentioned we have at least an hour delay on arrivals at all three area airports. departures at la guardia. alternate sides in effect citywide today be safe. don't text and drive. alex thank you very much. this morning's health watch a new study shows most women who are tested for the break ca gene, -- for gene mutation don't receive counseling. counseling is recommended for women who undergo the test. but according to researchers,
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often did not recommend counseling. a new research finds a link between height and cancer. every 3.9 inches of either the risk 6 cancer increased 18% in women and 11% in women. taller women had a 20% greater risk of developing breast cancer. some unlikely and unwelcome visitors have shown up in parts of the city. raccoons are making themselves right at home in brooklyn. cbs2 news's valerie castro shows us the new place they are calling home. >> reporter: this raccoon appears to be going for a midnight swim. the homeowner says it is actually heading for the koy fish -- for the koy fish -- for the fish in her pond. >> it is a serious problem. >> reporter: state assembly woman joanne simon has received several concerns.
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her office estimates up to 30 raccoons have taken over. >> it is a public health issue. >> they live here. that is nature. however it made it really difficult for us to stay in our backyard. >> reporter: michelle drawinger says they have dug these holes in her backyard. >> i had to cover them, i didn't want the kids to break their ankle when they are running around back here. >> they like to walk around my pool. they play with the float and knock it around and drink the water. >> reporter: residents believe nearby construction might be the reason behind the raccoons's relocation. >> the big tree up there is housing them, like a condo. >> reporter: but they've gotten too close for comfort. >> you don't know if they carry diseases. i have a 12-year-old daughter. you never know if they are going to come out or attack. >> reporter: the city's department of health says it has plans to inspect the neighborhood for this ongoing problem. reporting in carroll gardens, brooklyn. valerie castro cbs2 news.
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>> raccoons swimming in the pool. not so good. plenty of rain today too? >> we are worried about rain and wind today for all of god's creatures. >> already affecting the roads and area airports as well. up next our top stories, including the mass shooting at a community college in oregon. this morning we are hearing from the alleged shooter's father. some are calling him the mayor on the move. the criticism over whether bill de blasio is trying to be america's mayor instead of concentrating on new york city. joaquin is tracking a little uncertain right now, but a stormy day ahead. the prep being taken from long island to new jersey and here in the city. we have team coverage. john is back with an update on joaquin's track and what we are dealing with today at 6:00. it's not about hugging trees.
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it is 6:00. temperatures in the 50s on this friday, october 2nd. get ready for a stormy day today. we are expecting heavy rain, winds and temperatures that will not get out of the 50s. good morning, i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge.
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battering the bahamas, we are carefully watching the storm's track as it makes its way north. >> we took it on the chin last time. we aresy resilient bunch here in rockaway. >> communities are taking no chances even with the possibility of joaquin coming near our area every precaution is being taken to make sure history does not repeat itself and we have team coverage this morning. >> let me be very clear. i will not name the shooter. i will not give him the credit he probably sought, prior to this horrific and cowardly act. >> an oregon community, shocked and heartbroken over the loss of nine people at the hands of a 20-year-old gunman. by police. this morning we are hearing from his family for the first time. police in long island are searching for a killer. they were called to a home in suffolk county yesterday afternoon where they found the
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body of the woman who lived there. police are looking forler husband. -- for her husband. t-mobile customers are affected who applied for phone service over the last two years. data was mine from them. everyone has baseball fever. james gordon recently taking a hack with the angels, even for a brit who had never picked up a bat. he made contact, but his running the bases needed work. 6:02. right to. overhead right now, light rain in the city. rain around the area, a good part of the area east and south, seeing a soaking rain. winds out of the north northeast also a key component to the mess that we are anticipating today. you see the green on the screen, so it is light rain. a little bit of a break north and west.
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head to the south, and right along the coast, that is this area of low pressure. that will intensify the wind, strengthen the wind, and that will just serve to exacerbate the risk of flooding, today, tonight, into the first part of your saturday. this is joaquin. joaquin a category 4 hurricane, but it veers off to the north and the east. which is a blessing for us. it is going to be messy for it as you get ready. dress to stay warm, dress to stay dry and factor in extra time, and be really smart along the coast, we have some important advisories to share there in a bit. right now though, she is got traffic to share. here's alex. >> today's storm is causing issues on the roads in patterson. a jackknifed truck has right and center lanes blocked on route 80 westbound at exit 58. stick with 46 as an alternate. a better ride. also in yonkers we have a struck that truck an overpass.
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two lanes closed on the bronx river southbound. alternate sides in effect citywide today be safe. don't text and drive. chris and mary back to you. alex thank you very much. back to our top stories, we are tracking weather today and hurricane joaquin's every move as well. >> the storm's path still uncertain but we are dealing with stormy weather today and local communities are not taking any chances. cbs2 news's meg baker live in the rockaways where crews are preparing for the worst. meg good morning. >> reporter: good morning. let me confirm the wind everyone is talking about, we have to hold on to our hats here and police taking extra caution here of the they have driven past us several times here on 95th street on the boardwalk. they have set up barriers because of the high surf and rip tides. >> parts of the rockaway board walk remain unfinished after being wiped out by superstorm sandy. >> i seen the boardwalk go up in the air five feet. went back to my house and seen it picked up and cross shore front parkway. i'm afraid.
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being rebuilt in bell harbor. >> we took it on the chin last time. we are a resilient bunch in rockaway, but another blast like this will be devastating. >> reporter: barriers have been brought in at the 127th street beach for flood protection. flood logs, aluminum badges will be used to close off the beach, in addition to filling in sand dunes which have been cut this summer to create beach access. residents hope these preparations are enough. >> i'm preparing for the worst and hoping for the best. but with a situation like this, i can't see the best happening. even in a nor'easter we are going to have problems here. >> reporter: thirty city agencies are coordinating together, including the police department who tweeted these division preparing for the we want equipment in all the burrows. even if we put in staten island or queens or the bronx. if we need something in that borough we can get there faster. >> reporter: at the staten island ferry terminals crews
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sealed vents to prevent flood water damage. >> we went through a lot in this city three years ago as a result of superstorm sandy this city learned tremendously valuable lessons. >> reporter: people are hoping joaquin is nothing like what happened three years ago when the storm surge wiped >> the potential of another storm is kind of the last thing you want. >> reporter: residents like those keeping a close eye on the track of this storm. now emergency officials are encouraging people to go out, get supplies, just in case, and prepare for the worst. seaside section of rockaway beach, meg baker cbs2 news news. the jersey shore bracing for stormy weather and possible coastal flooding. >> cbs2 news's alana gold joins us. >> reporter: mary, towns like union beach report taking any chances and they are planning ahead. the wind out here is so fierce. it is raining and we are seeing
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minor flooding and the situation could get much worse in the next few days. so the governor wants everyone to be ready. tidal flooding has already begun at the jersey shore, with winds and waves picking up. public works has been filling up thousands of sandbags to give out to residents, starting this morning. >> our emergency management team is ready to go. we'll deal with it as it happens. >> reporter: in ocean city, rescue vehicles are on standby. at high tide the back bay has been freely flowing into streets and yards and another 5 or 6 inches of rain will only exacerbate conditions. every town on the jersey shore prepared for nor'easter-like conditions the next few days, then joaquin as it heads north. governor christie putting hundreds of emergency workers on standby. >> now is the time for you to begin to prepare for hunkering down and dealing with the storm. >> reporter: people who live here, preparing forget out of town, many already filling up their tanks to avoid long lines
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they experienced during sandy. and new jersey transit, which saw some trains underwater during sandy, also keeping a close eye on the storm to minimize service disruptions. so a lot of people here on the jersey shore are paying very close attention to the forecast. so is governor christie. now in just a few hours, he is going to give us new details on how the state is preparing for the storm. we'll of course let you know what he has to say. we are live in union beach this morning, alana gold cbs2 news. stay with cbs2 news and cbs new york.com for continuing coverage of hurricane joaquin. morgan violence. a gunman killed nine students and wounded seven others before being shot dead by police. danielle nottingham has this report. >> reporter: hundreds of mourners filled roseburg's stewart park, well past midnight, holding candles and saying prayers for the victims of thursday's mass shootings at
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>> we need love and compassion and healing. >> an active shooter at ucc. >> reporter: the gunman, identified by authorities as 26- year-old chris harper mercer, opened fire in a classroom. the incident sent the small campus into lockdown. >> we weren't notified. i found out from my dad, calling me. >> reporter: sources tell cbs2 news the gunman had four guns, including a rifle and body armor. he allegedly also blogged about violence, including the recent on air murders of two journalists in virginia. mercer's father was visibly distraught when questioned by reporters. >> obviously a devastating day. devastating for me and my family. >> reporter: president obama prayed for the victims' families. >> may god bless the memories of those killed today. may he bring comfort to their families. >> reporter: authorities have searched mercer's apartment complex, as well as the college campus and parking lot, as they
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they are calling on the media not to use the suspect's name but focus on those who lost their lives instead. danielle nottingham, roseburg, oregon. up next, two lawmakers on why they say the mayor is spending too much time outside of the city. also this morning, they thought they were about to be fathers. instead they were left with empty cribs. and preparing for the worst.
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strike. oh, okay. there you go. we are back. we are looking at some numbers and checking in with the weather watchers. we have 40s and 50s north and west. a lot of weather watchers saying man, it is cold out there. also, looking at the jersey shore, 53 in atlantic highlands. this is interesting. wind observations, 21 miles per hour gusts there and we head farther down into ocean county, this is john, 56, he has 20 miles per hour gusts. george and john and all your neighbors in between, you could see gusts to 50 miles per hour. later today, tonight, into tomorrow. that is why we are concerned about beach erosion, about flooding and gusty winds that will fill in as well. make sure you are ready for it. light rain and 52. we have more rain to the south
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rain setting upright now. 52 in river head, in times river. those extremes there and the 40s north and west. first off, joaquin, 130 miles per hour winds, that makes it a category 4, moving northwest at 3. that is bad news for the bahamas as it moves slowly, picks up the pace, doesn't weaken that much as it heads to the north. we'll see is it as a category 3 storm tomorrow. then it starts its move, its push to the east. still a 2 off the coast of north carolina. concerned about wave and wind action there, but then there is more model agreement that it continues to make that push to the north and east. still a category 1, out to sea. then we see the impacts into parts of canada as it weakens moreover that cool water. there is a snapshot of joaquin, closer to us, an area of low pressure that is bringing in the heavy rain into parts of the carolinas. they just are not getting a break, through virginia, maryland, delaware, south jersey. we are going to see the wind
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so there is more of the northeast winds. concerns of flooding for the connecticut area. the wind is moving in more rain. heavy pockets this afternoon and tonight. gusty winds. this is not associated with joaquin, this is a very vigorous low. a flood warning i should say for the jersey shore. a flood advisory with coastal flooding anticipated for the city and westchester fairfield county and all of long island as well. if you are in one of those areas going man it is always flooding, this is the kind of set up where you could see a repeat of that. also the winds we talked about could approach 50 miles per hour. it is a soaking rain today. there is improvement tomorrow, some lingering showers, a break here and there. better on sunday. polanski day parade sunday, you are in better shape for the juvenile diabetes research walks as well, but remember,
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today is going to be a busy, challenging day. and that challenge has already started. right alex? >> it has. if you are traveling in patterson we have a jackknifed truck that has the right and center lanes blocked on route 80 westbound. at exit 58. stick to 46 as an alternate. in yonkers we have a struck that struck an overpass. two lanes are closed on the southbound side of the bronx river parkway at the cross county parkway. due to that wind out there, that john has mentioned, there is at least an hour delay in a rivals at all three area airports and a 45 delay in departures at la guardia as well. contact your carrier before you head out the door. so far mass transit everything is on or close to schedule. but in case joaquin changes course they are getting ready. crews have been putting wood over street grates, hoping to protect the subway from potential flooding. the agency plans to cover 540 subway openings in lower manhattan, that is underway and
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chris and mary, back to you. mayor bill de blasio hitting the road again and hitting a raw nerve. >> fellow democrats are blasting his decision to head to iowa next month to hold a forum. >> when i voted for bill de blasio i voted for him to be in new york city as an executive and not to be the poster boy so to speak of progressive politics. >> reporter: stiff criticism of mayor de blasio's decision to hold a forum in iowa. stay home mr. mayor, deal with the many problems facing the city the homeless the schools the nine eleven responders threatened with loss of federal medical benefits. >> for me, it is frustrating he would portray himself to be the voice of this liberal democrat as well as others, while the city right now is in need of executive authority. >> reporter: in his 21 months in office the mayor has been the quintessential road did i,
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not only going to nebraska, and iowa but to italy, paris and the vatican. his decision to hold a forum in iowa appears to have touched a raw nerve. he has yet to hold a single town hall meeting in new york city. >> i think town hall meetings in new york city are just a great tradition. mayors from all the administrations couldn't get enough. >> controller scott string soldier going to provide local competition for de blasio's iowa forum have we are going to be doing a town hall meeting on the same night, in this city, in brooklyn. i think it is so crucial that we use this opportunity to talk about urban america and to showcase the struggles but yet the aspirations of our great city in new york. >> crime is going up, quality of life is going down and the embarrassment. he needs to come here and pay city. >> he should have stayed in new york. but he does bone head stuff
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like that all the time. >> that was marcia kramer reporting. a same sex couple in texas who wanted to adopt a child is heartbroken after a man scammed the couple. she tricked them saying she was pregnant with twins. the couple cashed out a 401-k to pay for adoption fees and the adoption attorney gave mcclellan several thousand dollars for living expenses but she suddenly disappeared. this was jason and byron miller's fourth adoption attempt. >> everybody keeps saying you have so much to give. you would be. >> they don't want us to go through it. >> i think we've done our best. >> the millers say they probably will not try to adopt again. mcclellan was arrested as she was meeting with another set of parents looking to adopt. baseball selfie going viral this morning and it has nothing to do with what was happening on the field. also this morning a history
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50 miles per hour possible. the exception, not the rule. that will contribute to our concerns about flooding, periods of rain, big waves, surf advisories later today. moderate coast aal flooding likely. light to moderate rain for a good part of the area. we are waiting for the heavier rain bands to fill in and they will do that, along with the gusty winds out of the northeast. remember later today and tonight it is really going to be challenging along the coast. in yonkers specifically is where we will begin, we have a truck that struck an overpass that has two lanes closed on the bronx river parkway. also in patterson a jackknifed truck has the right and center lanes blocked on route 80 westbound at exit 58. route 46 is moving well. alternate sides in effect citywide today be safe. don't text and drive. chris and mary back to you. guess what an overtime thriller thursday night football here on cbs.
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we are going to hold on your slot for a quick reaction. steelers are the lead until the very end of the game. ravens tied it up in overtime. steelers go for it on fourth down twice. the ravens didn't waste a chance. ravens get the ball back, how about a 52-yard field goal. come on baby. got it. that's right. 23-20 is the final score. okay how about those yankees trying to earn a playoff start. carlos beltran got the party started. a 1-0 lead. cc sabathia, adam warren, and the play here. nice play. chase headley brian mccann were given the night off. greg byrd, the "birdman" and
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put a bow on it as the yanks clinched the -- clenched the wild card. as the yankees beat the red sox. good come back for old 13. >> yanks celebrating, mets celebrating. a long overdue surprise for a father-to-be. but first, forget the action to the field. baseball announcers had more fun with what was happening not stand. >> baseball announcers as you were saying usually keep their focus on the field. at an arizona diamondbacks game last night they did a play by play of the action in the stand. local sorority girls busy taking selfies. >> check it. did that come out okay is that. >> that is the best of 300 pictures i have taken of myself today. >> every girl in the picture is locked into her phone. the beauty of baseball is you can sit next to your neighbor
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or you can just completely ignore them. >> knocks it. >> the khai omega sorority at arizona state weren't offended. they were thrilled the video went viral and showed up of course on tv calling it quote the best day ever. >> oh my gosh amber that picture of you is so hot. >> so this next story we just love. a virginia woman gave her husband of 17 years the surprise of a lifetime. >> there is some stuff in the up too. >> what is in the oven? -- in the oven too. what is in the oven? >> you are pregnant? >> so here's the back story. graves broke down in tears after he discovered his wife dana placed sonogram pictures along with buns in the oven. five years ago the couple gave up on being parents after five miscarriages. dana wasn't losing weight like her other walking buddies and
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the couple's baby boy is now due february 16th and they are calling it an absolute blessing. >> so sweet. >> bun in the oven. wonderful. thanks. 6:27. up next, tracking joaquin and dealing with a nasty storm we are having from the area. we have team coverage, when we come back. >> reporter: we are in the seaside section of rockaway beach where bulldozers are ready to move this sand in to protect dunes as a buffer against the storm surge. >> reporter: the rain is coming down, the wind is fierce and we are seeing minor flooding. the situation could get even worse during the next few days. a warning from the governor. >> reporter: and meteorologist jon elliott tracking everything
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6:30. 52 degrees on this friday, october 2nd. take the umbrella and a jacket, going to be rainy, windy, raw out there all day long today. >> i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm mary calvi. right now hurricane joaquin is pounding the bahamas. >> meanwhile, we have coastal concerns as heavy rain and winds hit our area. we have live team coverage for you this morning.
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>> reporter: the status of joaquin, a category 4 storm, 130 miles per hour, moving very slowly. the forward movement of this storm will pick up and it stays strong as we work our way through the weekend. still a category 3 storm tomorrow, but you notice, i'll tell you there is more agreement it is going to push off to the north and east. we got that little back-up on monday, still a category 2 storm, but then watch what happens again farther off to the north and east. still a category storm off the coast of new england. we are watching for wave action, could see issues with high surf and possibly flooding boo parts of new england. but our concern today is dealing with a storm that is much closer. this is joaquin, over the bahamas. this is our area of low pressure, bringing this torrential rain and wind through parts of the carol, virginia, already maryland parts of delaware, south jersey. it is light rain for the area. and again breaks in it for parts of south ocean. but you are going to see more
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the day, with the stronger winds. so you have that persistent northeast wind, that means that water just backs up and fills in. coastal flood advisory for the city, connecticut, long island, and then it is a flood warning, already seeing some flooding for the jersey shore. and then the wind, another menace, could see gusts 40 to 50 miles per hour as we work our way into your friday afternoon. your friday night into saturday. see take care and prepare for today's storm. you need to prepare for wet roads right now. right alex? give yourself extra time in patterson, new jersey. a jackknifed truck has right and center lanes blocked on route 80 westbound. stick with 46 as an alternate. also in yonkers, we have been following this struck that struck an overpass. two lanes closed on the southbound side of the bronx river parkway at the cross county parkway. alternates in the area are looking good. alternate sides in effect citywide today be safe. don't text and drive. if you are traveling to the
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hour delay on all arriving flights at all three of the area airports and a 45-minute delay in departures at la guardia. chris and mary back to you. we are tracking hurricane joaquin's every move. today and tonight local coastal communities are not taking any chances with this one. cbs2 news's meg baker is in the rockaways. where crews are preparing for the worst. good morning meg. >> reporter: good morning chris and mary. to better battle the storm, most beaches now have barriers to prevent tidal waves or any water from flowing over. you can see this pile of sand has been brought in, to fill in dunes. residents hope these preparations are enough. >> we have been preparing for the worst and hoping for the best. with a situation like this, i can't see the best happening. even with a nor'easter we are
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going to have problems here. >> reporter: now 30 city agencies have coordinated to prepare for high winds, high surf, and this community remembers, all too well, what happened during superstorm sandy. but there have been major upgrades in this area, including this boardwalk, it has been rebuilt, raised and reinforced with a cement wall that is supposed to prevent sand from coming over. emergency officials warn people, be prepared, go out, get supplies. better to be safe than sorry. meg baker cbs2 news. on long island, humvees that can make it through high water are ready along with many other emergency vehicles, back- up generators as well. stock up on emergency supplies and take it seriously if you are ordered to evacuate at any moment. the city of yonkers is providing sandbags for residents to protect their properties from the storm. workers filled and handed out bags. all city department were directed to prepare for
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potential emergency response. flooding is a major concern for residence along the jersey shore. for plane communities today's rain is just as much a concern as joaquin could be. >> alana gold joins us live from union beach. >> reporter: the governor wants everybody on the jersey shore to be prepared for possible flooding. this morning he is going to give us more details on how the state is going to handle this storm. he has a lot of concerns, because the wind out here is really picking up. it is fierce and the rain is really coming down, as well. the situation could be even worse in the next few days. tidal flooding has already begun at the jersey shore with winds and waves picking up. public works has been filling up thousands of sandbags to give out to residents, starting this morning. >> our management team is ready to go. >> reporter: in ocean city rescue vehicles are on standby. at high tide the back bay has been freely flowing into
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streets and yards and another 5 or 6 inches of rain will only exacerbate flooding conditions. every town on the jersey shore prepared for nor'easter-like conditions the next few days, then joaquin as it heads north. governor christie but thing hundreds of emergency workers on standby. >> now is the time for you to begin to prepare for hunkering down and dealing with the storm. >> reporter: people who live here, preparing forget out of town. -- to get out of town. many filling up their tanks to avoid long lines they experienced during sandy. and new jersey transit, which saw some trains underwater during sandy, keeping a close eye on the storm to minimize service disruptions. >> reporter: there is a lot of planning involved. the governor says everyone needs to prepare now and get an evacuation plan in place. live in union beach this morning, alana gold, cbs2 news. >> stay with cbs2 news and cbs new york.com for continuing coverage of hurricane joaquin.
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president obama is demanding congress take action on gun control to stop mass shootings. the latest at a community college in oregon. the gunman opened fire in a classroom yesterday, killing nine people and wounding seven others. the shooter, identified as 26- year-old chris harper mercer was killed by police. president obama says it is all tragically familiar. >> somehow, this has become routine. the reporting is routine, my response here at this podium ends up being routine, the conversation in the aftermath of it, we've become numb to there. >> sources tell cbs2 news mercer had four guns and was wearing body armor. police are looking for this woman, caught on camera. she held up a grocery store at
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she walked away with an undisclosed amount of cash. eleven members of a baruch college fraternity have been arraigned in the death of a freshman pledge. 19-year-old michael dang died 2013. prosecutors say dang was brutally beaten during a hazing ritual and say fraternity members failed to get him help for over an hour. school football team will hit the field a day after saying a final farewell to a player number 18 who died. mourners stretched outside the church as funeral services were held for 17-year-old everyone murray yesterday. many wore a ribbon with the number 18 strong binned to their chest. he suffered a ruptured spleen after a hit in a game last week.
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a meeting between the pope and controversial kentucky clerk kim davis. a woman says a home next door is making her sick. a mobile carrier hacked. which accounts were compromised. i'm still alive. surprise. >> matt came monday is the martian and he lands in theaters this weekend. we'll have a preview, coming up. pumpkin excitement is back at dunkin'. pick up your favorite pumpkin-flavored baked treats and beverages, like the new pumpkin macchiato
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good morning. welcome back to cbs2 news this morning. seaside here in the rockaways, and you can see, boy, i'll tell you that surf out there kicking up. we are talking about joaquin, of course, but that is really an early next week thing. we are talking about the system over us now tonight into the weekend. jon elliott traffic and weather on the 2s. >> reporter: i must say this. joaquin confusion has actually helped us. >> people are preparing. >> they are prepared and now it is going to come in handy for today. because today's storm is going to be nasty enough. 40, 50 miles per hour winds. 6 to 10-footers as far as waves go and this persistent northeast wind. joaquin is next week. we'll look at that in a bit but this area of low pressure is definitely a menace. gray skies overhead. you know what? maybe this will cheer you up. it is guardian angel day and it
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is also world smile day, isn't that nice. thank you for helping me make my daughter smile. if it is your birthday you share it with my daughter elizabeth. winds out of the north northeast at 15. you have light rain setting the stage. we just showed you the scene from the coach, the ocean already angry and upset. more a byproduct of the persistent northeast wind and an area of pressure will pressure the wind, intensify the wind. we have winds at 130 miles per hour with joaquin. our concern though flooding long island, westchester fairfield county. alana is talking about flooding going on right now. that will just kind of deteriorate as we see the winds intensify. 40 to 50 miles per hour winds possible later today and tonight. how do the models handle the rain? heavy rain, look at the timing.
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it is going to be a mess. so make sure you are ready for that. could see localized flooding, that is different than coastal flooding but in poor drainage areas that would exacerbate conditions north and west of the city. and then it is improving saturday, we see a passing shower for saturday events, still breezy, but it is improving, breezy and a little wet sunday and then actually it will warm up next week. the spaghetti plots for hurricane, you see much more convergence with this thing going off to the north and east which is good news. far less likely we'll see any landfall along the east coast. but our coast taking a battering today. and problems all around the area as far as getting around, right alex? a disabled vehicle blocks a lane on the white stone
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these stretch back across the white stone bridge. anticipate that if you are traveling the upper east river crossings. due to windy conditions we have an hour delay on arrivals at all three area airports, and a 45-minute delay on departures at la guardia. contact your carrier before you head out the door. in yonkers we have a truck that struck an overpass and it has two lanes closed on the southbound side of the bronx river parkway. and delays there back to tuck road. alternate sides in effect citywide today and be safe. don't text and drive. a woman from queens says the house next door is making her sick. black mold growing inside the home. h.b. cmortgage took over the property after the homeowner abandoned it. now the neighbor is ordered to move because the house is hazardous to her health. >> i don't know how much more i can take. it is my home and i can't even live in my own home.
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>> reporter: they have been fined thousands by the city and is being sued. the case is still in litigation. new this morning, the vatican just released a statement about pope francis' meeting with kentucky county clerk kim davis during his visit to the u.s. last week. they say the meeting was part of a routine availability on papal trips. she was one of several and not considered a form of support for her position. davis has refused to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. trump's luxury hotel chain affected by hackers affecting customers who used their credit cards at several trip hotels. they include trump so hoe and trump international narcotic. -- international new york. 50 million t-mobile customers, data included social security numbers and other
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information that was hacked that could be used for identity theft. two years of credit monitoring is offered for anyone affected. new this morning, plans are moving ahead for a new hudson river rail tunnel, that is the word from transportation secretary anthony foxx. nc new jersey transit has agreed to lead it and amtrak will oversee engineering work. federal officials will shorten timeline for approving any permits. the app that rates people. why some are trying to stop this before it even launches. otis livingston has the sports update. >> reporter: the yankees punched their ticket to the post season locking up a wild card spot. the mets lost to the phillies 3- 0. they'll try to get closer to home when they host the nationals top. the yankees need a win in
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a live look outside. boy i'll tell you it looks beautiful from this perspective. don't be fooled. 53 degrees out there, a very troublesome weather day today. john will have more on that in just a minute. hey look it is not pluto, but the dwarf planet's largest moon is in the news today. nasa released these pictures of
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the moon called sharon. sharon which measures 750 miles in diameter is so big that when it or bits it actually causes the pluto to vibrate. so i have to make water and grow food on a planet where nothing grows. if i can't figure out a way to macon tack with nasa none of this matters anyway. >> in your face neil armstrong. in a related story this is matt damon in the new movie the martian that is hitting theaters today. he is stranded on mars and trying to stay alive. he praised the techniques behind the thriller. director ridley scott shot the film from four different angles simultaneously. >> he is doing the movie four times faster. >> incredible.
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it is in theaters right now. also in theaters, the drama finally making its way. emily blunt is an fbi agent. after day beauing at the cannes film festival in may the movie is surrounded by oscar buzz. 6:52. over to jon elliott. great conditions for a movie right john? >> reporter: big box office this weekend. i think gravity raised the bar on space movies. looking forward to the martian. heavy pockets of rain tonight, gusty winds. this is not associated with joaquin. hurricane joaquin well to our south, but closer to us, this area of low pressure. a front defined right now, it rides along the front. both will serve to intensify the wind.
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in right now, could see stronger gusts this afternoon. coastal concerns, obviously we are worried about the wind, 40 to 50 miles per hour gusts, big waves and coastal flooding. so be vigilant today, leave extra time to get around, right alex? >> that's right. in patterson we have a jackknifed truck. a fuel spill as well. right and zebter lanes -- center lanes blocked. stick to route 46. also a disabled vehicle becomes a lane on the southbound side of the white stone expressway at 20th avenue. alternate sides in effect citywide today be safe. don't text and drive. chris mary back to you. alex thank you. you can give your review of almost anything online. a new app is allowing users to give their ratings to fellow human beings. it will allow anyone to make a profile of you and review you personally, professionally and romantically. the app does not go online until next month but it is already getting negative
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about its legality and lack of privacy. its creators say they have good injeans this isn't -- intentions. >> this isn't a judging website. we don't want to be mean. we want to bring the better out in people. >> yeah. >> if you get a negative review, you'll have to report it to get it taken down. otherwise bad reviews will disappear after a year. >> oh boy. let's check in with cbs this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are in oregon with new details about the heroes that helped take down the gunman in the deadly school shooting. hurricane joaquin we are spread out along the east coast as millions prepare for flood emergencies. and this growing outrage about a new app that lets you post reviews about people you know. >> we were just talking about that. we go behind the scenes as
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chick-fil-a tries to take a bite out of the big apple. >> how many stars would you give chris and mary? >> four and a half. >> we said we would give you guys five. >> i want you to think about improving. >> it is my life's work. largest room in the world, the room for improvement.
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here's what you need to know before you go. tracking hurricane joaquin right now the category 4 storm is stalled over the became. the storm's path is still uncertain but today we are in for coastal flooding and heavy rain. after sandy, local communities are not taking any chances, by putting up barriers and ordering residents to stock up on supplies. police are searching for answers after a woman was found dead at a home on long island. veers are not releasing the -- investigators are not releasing the cause of death. they have not been able to get in contact with the husband. the new york yankees with a wild card berth with a win over the red sox.
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>> wet weather causing issues in patterson. a truck with right and center lanes blocked on 80 westbound. heavy delays back to exit 61. stick to 46 in the area. also an hour delay at least at all three of the area airports, so call your carrier. john? get ready for it. it is going to be a challenging day today. you have rain in the area right now and wind filling in. the northeast wind is going to contribute to the risk of flooding around the area. the heavier rain to the south slowly pushes through, during the course of your friday afternoon. overnight into your saturday morning. then there is some improvement for weekend events, be mindful though, it stays breezy. there is a lot of events this weekend, some involving tents, so watch those. we'll have another check of news and weather coming up in 25 minutes. thanks for watching, i'm mary calvi. >> and i'm chris wragge.
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