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maria: breaking news, deadly storms strike in the south. the damage and the danger right now. meteorologist: snow, icy mix, rain falling in our area. stronger winds eventually on the way. ed: new video, an accused drunk driver falling on his face. jorge: the man run down just moments before. maria: a home comes crashing down. the driver who made it happen. ed: a local military family's celebrity salute, their surprise gift from carrie underwood. ed: right now at 11:00: snow, sleet, rain. good evening. i am ed harvey. maria: hi, everybody. i am maria. that is busy weather week. stormteam 5's harvey leonard. what do you see, harvey. meteorologist: all right. precipitation on the light side. it is still in our area. depending on location, we have areas of snow, freezing rain. areas of rain. now, the snow is not amounted to that much in anyone given area
light and spotty. but north boston, rhode island picked up over an inch. framingham, were a an inch. ed in aic, a quarter inch. lexington, a tenth of an inch. the wait looks. not impressive. wet flakes to rain. no accumulation. then a coating to an inch or more off to the north and the west. this is all rain in southeastern mass. a little bit of a mix north and west of boston. still snowing. northern worcester county, northward, you can see here as well. but here, connecticut, that is borderline freezing rain with temperature around 32. i-95 east. mild. it will get milder no problem. 29 degrees. so we still have a winter weather advisory from 495 north and west to that morning commute tomorrow. with the temperature will hover around 32 and some untreated surfaces could still be slippery. now in terms of what is going to be happening. i want to show you a quick timeline. notice the mix right in our area.
there will be pockets of northern mass and southern new hampshire and borderline icing for the morning commute. then the second round for us will be what is left of the severe weather. there are still tornado watches out down this where it has been very, very nasty. ed, maria. indeed, harvey. that this is breaking news of the night. it's the breaking news of the night. an outbreak of tornadoes is blamed for all this damage. tonight the death toll is climbing. and they're just starting the realize the scope of the disaster. newscenter 5's reid lamberty is live at the breaking news desk. reid,what do we know right now? reid: seven tornadoes have touched down. three deaths. multiple injuries. the quick-moving storm uprooted trees on major highways delaying the highway of emergency crews. the governors two of states have declared a state of emergency. the storm formed in the heavens and wreaked hell on earth. amidst the trail of destruction at the mobile home park, be two dead. >> asking for prayers from
reid: it spotted off multiple tornadoes in louisiana and miss. >> a warning in the area. extreme threat. reid: a massive waterspout formed on lake pontchartrain. moments later where or two more. damage was catastrophic. trailers and cars heaped tongue massive piles. downtown businesses literred with sheared metal and plinterred wood. dozens of people inside of this gym were unharmed as a reported tornado ripped off a roof. >> i started screaming. everybody get down. everybody get down. take cover. reid. some areas saw golf ball size hail. i heard a big crash. >> just so you know, the windows started shaking. >> back at the louisiana mobile park where 160 trail presser damaged. the challenge remains finding those still unaccounted for. >> we did a search through most
now we are going to come back, do a follow-up search with some dogs with more equipment and start moving this debrea around. reid: tens of thousands remain without power. the bauds into gets worses with more twisters lackly to come tomorrow in the gulf. ed? ed: right now, a mystery surrounds this local mom. suddenly vanishing when she was supposed to be picking up her little boy. newscenter 5's john atwater is live in holbrook with the family's plea for help. john? john: ed, that mother reported from california. the was on a family trip with her husband anson. her family said nothing appeared to be wrong, in the, yesterday, she vanished. >> she is really responsible. very loving mother. john: they have clues. >> nothing that is missing her house. even her phone charger was still here. no clothes or anything. no indication that she packed up and left or anything. it would be very, very unusual
>> she was last seen yesterday afternoon leave herring job as a walgreen's pharmacist. family says she called her husband to say she would pick up the ten-year-old son, but never showed. >> holbrook and state police divings have bin the home talking to family and her husband, who is too shaken now to talk about her disappearance. police say, they did receive a ping from her phone in connecticut, about it now appears to have powered down. >> the areas where she got up ap left for some reason, are don't seem like they jive with the personality or the way things have gone in her family's life, you know? it would be inconsistent. jon: police continue their search tonight. they do not suspect foul play in this mother's disappearance. live holbrook tonight, john atwater, wcvb newscenter 5. maria: commitment 2016. the voting still underway in nevada. we're hour away getting the first results from tonight's
the night is not without controversy. there are reports of problems as you look live inside of one of them. you cannot only see the number of people voting, but hear the kay cost in the back browned. reports of ballot shortages, some voter intimidation by vote counters wearing shirts supporting paive ic candidates heading into tonight's voting. donald trump was thought tot have the edge. today, trump and rival ted cruz continue to trade barbs. >> he is lake little baby. >> soft, weak, a little baby by comparison. >> for lying, hes the the best i have seen. >> i frankly don't care what position donald decides to support today or tomorrow or the next day. they change every day. [cheering and applauding] ed: as maria said, the first result expected at midnight. it would likely be tomorrow before there is a full vote count. new at 11:00, that video shows a
a sobriety test. police say he was high on drugs ... when he plowed into a man. when he plowed into a man. newscenter 5's jorge quiroga is live in weymouth. jorge, that victim is badly hurt? jorge: he z appeared together limb paired. thomas seen here during a field sobriety test. the 51-year-old falls on his face. he couldn't even stand up. when they were giving him the field sobriety test. from one foot in front, he fell nose. once claim he was driving a gold-colored minivan swerved to the breakdown lane on route 53 before muing into a black pickup truck. >> mo, literally like a bomb going off. you know think it was explosive the noise and all the dogs started parking barking. >> katie smith watching shortly before 1:00 in the afternoon. the van then rng down a man walking on help sidewalk. >> , the kid was in obvious pain and bleeding and his face was cutup.
>> that victim, 39 years old was rushed to south shore hospital. he also transported to the hospital where he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. the victim did not have a chance. >> driver was visibly drunk. he got thrown at least 50 feet. landed on his head, split his head open. it was, it has awful. he remains at the hospital tenth custody. if he is discharged, he will face charges tomorrow morning in district court. and the police here still checking a woman's account that she toll lowed his have been all the way from rockland, calling the police to pull him over. live in way mouth mouth, jorge quiroga, wcvb newscenter 5. ed: another warning tonight this one involving skimmers. the devices captured the data on magnetic stripes then the dat could be used to make bank
skimming deis vos were at two attleboro locations. maria: a wayland police officer is nursing some pretty painful injuries tonight... after being dragged down a busy street by a car. police say sgt. jennifer ordway was talking to that driver at a construction detail. that's when, for some reason, the car moved forward and dragged ordway several feet. ordway was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. the driver is william prewitt of concord. he faces several charges. owen jump offed before things went from bad to worryings. >> maybe a couple of seconds late, he the flames. >> i heard there have been problems with these. i never thought it would happen. >> well, everyone is ok. there is a lot of damage inside of that family home. nationwide, more than 40
investigation. ed: the naacp is launching its own investigation. that announce comes after boston's school superintendent tommy change said the case was closed. the boston branch of the civil rights group also wants the school's headmaster fired. now a lit let tonight, the headmaster apologized for her lack of response after learning that a black student had been threatened with a reference to lynching. the clyde brown elementary school in millis will stay closed at least through tomorrow. the building has been closed this week after air quality tests showed two "areas of concern" inside the school. now the school's administration says results of the latest tests won't be back until sometime tomorrow. the first round of tests showed traces of solvents above the allowable levels. maria: will not see brian joyce's name on the next ball re-election. the milton democrats the target of irs investigation. age gebs went and raided the office last week.
misuse of campaign money. also, receiving free dry cleaning from a local business. joist is insisting he did nothing wrong. a new search for a missing harvard man. boston police say surveillance video shows zachary marr just disappearing into the charles river. crews went out and searched that area today. marr vanished after stepping outside the bell in hand outside the bell in hand tavern more than a week ago. >> i don't think apple should be involved. ed: a rally held outside here in boston. outside other apple stores across the country. the fbi wants ac to the iphone that was use bid the gunnman. apple is refusing claiming that that would compromise see coretive all the phones. citing a caves his own. boston's police commissioner sides with the fbi.
homicide right now that we cannot get access to a phone. >> apple plans to tell a judge, this ek with a, the fight with fbi should be settled by congress rather than in the court. ed: an out of control car and the home it destroyed with a direct hit. maria: a celebrity surprise in boston tonight. how carrie underwood is using some star power to thank a local military family. meteorologist: how long the snow mix and rain last before we get the heavy-duty rains and strong winds. i got the timeline. ed: we are following breaking news down south. this trailer park in louisiana, pair rently took direct hit. right now, res cures are
in the upper left of the screen and the minivan that plows into it causing the entire front porch to collapse. witnesses in west hartford, connecticut, say it appears the driver was ok after the crash before it. police say a medical condition might be to blame. maria: here's something you don't see every day, a small plane crash-landing on a street. it happened yesterday north of los angeles. a surveillance camera captured the crash as the plane narrowly missed a car. witnesses quickly ran out to the scene to make sure the pilot was okay. >> miraculously, nobody, not even the pilot, was hurt. five cars were damaged.
tonight. maria: and she has a special honor for a military family. it was a night to remember even before the show started! ed: newscenter 5's mary saladna is live at the garden tonight with the salute to one family. mary: 7-time grammy winner carrie underwood packed the td garden tonight. what most fans didn't see was impressive. carey before the show spending time with a local military family. i like the dressing on the food. >> those guys are ready for the show. >> unyearwood has teamed up with carnival cruise line to honor families. and raise money for operation home front a nonprofit dedicated to helping the military familiance wound warriors with everything from financial assistance to home repairs and recovery. >> it is such a cool thing. mean, country music, all about
i love that carnival is bawl families. it is about getting back and a lot of sacrifice and a lot of being able to adopt. >> the they have lived in a half dozen states as a result of the 17 years with the coast guard warrant fer. on this night. dad. >> this is awesome. this is one of the best expenses of our lives and especially theres. >> we told them we were going to the carrie underwood concert. i done think they realize the scale of it. >> what did you think when she walked out of here? >> it was sad. >> was she butte mall of yeah. >> underwood says drawing families like this one into the spotlight with her just feels right. >> i icy for me, while aim throughout doing what i do. i might as well help out wherever i can. >> and the surprises kept coming. the they will get a free carnival cruise, and they will be among hundreds of military
a free concert from carey on the carnival cruise ship when it docks. a deserving family and exciting night for them. >> back to you. >> i love that. i love what mary said. it is what we didn't see. it what is nobody saw. special. people. that stuff. i love it. ed: you could teal the genuineness, harvey. you know what i mean? she enjoyed that moment. yeah. great to see. >> yeah. we have to get serious about what is going on in the gulf coast. it is still ongoing. still this area under definite threat of more severe weather for awhile longer. that shifts to the carolines into the greatest chance of severe weather tomorrow. now we have the tornado watches. heavy downpours will make the progress. as we go out and time. we actually get those downpours
winds. will be the happening overnight tomorrow night into very early in the day on thursday. then we'll get some sweater. let's back it up a little bit. boston now at 11:00. there is no threat. 15 miles per hour. the temperature is very close to freezing when you go north and west ap it drops below freezing with elevation like worcester airport. along north and west of 49 a 5 them temperatures early tomorrow may be board line. that is where untreated surfaces could be icy. they won't fall any more either. a little bit of a mix. there is rain over southeastern mass in the cape. everything is straight rain. but parts of connecticut still getting snow and also on up to
a slight additional snow. it is 4959 that there could be a small ice buildup. they want you to be aware of that. so as we go looing the overnight into the morning tomorrow. temperature hovers around 32 and might be a little above in pockets but other pockets a little below. western massachusetts. but look at with a hap what happens tomorrow night. not during the danes boston but during the night. temperatures fight. warm front comes through. wind shift though south and increases the chances with another tropical air for about a 12-hour period. in terms of precipitation the mixture and the snow to the north. the heavier downpours overnight tomorrow night into thursday morning and that is when we get the strong wind ap better
not a big deal here at 4:00 wednesday afternoon. still light out of the north or northeast. the wind shifts to the south will spike those winds and even 40 to 50 miles-per-hour gusts into thursday morning and could be enough for localized wind damage and some thursday afternoon. still windy on the cape out of the southwest in back of the whole storm system. all right. let's check out the 7 days for tomorrow. that was what you should be prepared for. a little icy early become north and west. the downpours enduring thursday morning. by the way shall in terms of rainfall amounts with this. i think the potential is clearly there for one to two inches plus because of those room call downpours that will be coming in overnight tomorrow night. you it will be windy and cold on friday. in the 30's but feeling colder and rather chilly on saturday. it looks like abrupt warm-up for
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apprehension you are feeling leading up it to. >> yeah. you know? you know, it was something i thought about being floor the last two weeks. waking up and driving to the field. you know, is he going to be in the clubhouse when i walk in. when i walk in. will he be in there. i get done work out. it is in the the clubhouse. what do i do. that was. that is all good. >> open, you know, going through whatever we went through, you know. i know that. i know he is a good person. you have to run and that is what people tell you. everybody has their moments. we are playing together now. we're here. they brought him in. tray to win the championship here. >> david price looked afraid of david ortiz. s that the story here. back to boston. ed? >> all right. thank you.
withed the sox. bruins and celtics both off tonight. bruins host pittsburgh bruins host pittsburgh tomorrow. the celtics are at home against milwaukee on thursday. in college basketball tonight boston college is on track to make some dubious history. their men's basketball team lost tonight to virginia tech to go to 0 and 15 in the acc. their football team went 0 and 8 in the acc. according to the elias sports bureau, no college athletic program on any level has lost all of its football and men's basketball games in conference play since world war 2. they have three league games left. pretty pathetic how a once proud athletic program has fallen so far. polaris slingshot. listen to it. u know, you can get off the clutch there.