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antoinette: tracking hermine, the watches and warnings posted along the coast. timing what you can expect as it heads north. and the potential impact for vacationers and businesses on the cape. doug: and a deadly hit and run in mattapan. the new information just in . antoinette: and pope francis makes mother teresa a saint. the ceremony and her connection with boston's catholic community. >> you are watching wcvb, bosto' antoinette: and we are tracking hermine. the storm is heading our way, and it is gaining strength as it churns over the warm ocean water, but we still have some nice weather ahead before hermine arrives. it is sunday, september 4. i'm antoinette antonio. doug: and i'm doug meehan. we are in the middle of labor day weekend and we brought in cindy fitzgibbon. cindy: we have tropical storm
and hermine is spinning to our south right now. the problem is it is trying to lift north, but running into high-pressure. this thing is want to come to a halt and spin to ourselves for the next several days. look at what is happening outside. the skies are mainly clear. it is a little cool this morning with 40's and 50's and the suburbs. temperatures hold near 70 this afternoon with a mixture of sun and clouds. the winds are going to be increasing. we are talking about the when starting to pick up around noon time gusting over 20. by the evening, 40 miles an hour and that is going to continue along the south coast right into your labor day on monday. the rain is holding off certainly today and the storm is forecast to lift northward and strengthen as we get until labor day. that will allow the winds to really ramp up.
antoinette: as hermine makes its way up the coast, it's expected to impact our weather for several days. so a lot of folks on cape cod are left considering should i stay or should i go? doug: it is like a clash song. meteorologist a.j. burnett is live in falmouth this morning where many people say they actually plan to ride this out. a.j.? aj: i was wondering how long it would take to work the clash into that. starting off to a great start i it's a great one out here so far this morning. today will not end the same as its beginning. that has a lot of folks wondering if they should head home a little earlier today and cut their vacation short. we caught up with a few folks yesterday and we will talk about them in just a second. we caught up with a pair in town for an outdoor wedding yesterday.
vineyard and they're pretty much ready for whatever mother nature has in store. take a listen. >> she is like, no, i'm good to go. whatever happens happens. no plan b. >> even if the storm does not get here, it is enough to keep us in. aj: first of all, congratulations on the upcoming nuptials. you are looking live out for the mark o martha's vineyard area ae they will be inching up steadily as it moves closer. there are cancellations you should know about, including much of the ferry services between the cape and the islands. we strongly encourage you to check ahead to see if your fairy has been canceled or things are running high as normal. meteorologist a.j. burnett,
storm pounded the coast. this was the scene from kill devil hills. the focus to our south now on cleaning up and getting the power back on for thousands left in the dark, but the danger isn't over yet. doug: the storm is gaining strength as it continues to move north and millions along the east coast are still at risk. >> hermine has lost its hurricane force, but it's barging up the eastern seaboard as a powerful postur post-tropil cyclone. winds strong enough to sheer metal from the side of this truck. and to ted the street from the earth. >> looks like an explosion in my backyard. everything went up in the air and around. >> making a holiday weekend wash out for millions of beach babies. sandbags were as close as some got to the shore. they were handing them out in new jersey as the surf kicked up
of summer. >> everyone is pretending a tropical storm is in coming. we are all in denial. >> hermine has left behind a trail discretio of destruction,g hundreds of thousands without electricity. >> we had coffee and hard-boiled eggs. >> residents of this mobile part had to be rescued by boat. >> it and there is no power. >> hermine is expected to get stronger as it sweeps north today. expect storm surges of three to five feet at high tides and significant flooding and beach erosion in some areas. doug: you can track hermine all weekend long on our wcvb app, or online at wcvb.com. antoinette: breaking details just into our newsroom. state police say the suspect wanted in a deadly hit-and-run
crash after 10:30 p.m. last night. the victim is an adult female. she was hit at morton and canterbury streets. she died at the scene. doug: a massive fire under investigation in roslindale right now. boston fire officials say no one was hurt at this home on walter street. the fire started just before midnight, quickly growing to 3 alarms. the chief estimates damage at about $750,000. five adults were displaced. they will be staying with friends. girl is recovering after she was burned after falling into a fire pit. it happened last night in billerica, at a home on brindle road. firefighters calling the incident an accident. the deputy fire chief says the adults at the home acted quickly to stop the burns, putting the girl in a bathtub with cool water. her injuries resemble second and third degree burns. antoinette: tragedy at a new hampshire fair. a child has died after a horse riding accident in lancaster.
horse show on friday when she was thrown from the horse. witnesses say the girl was responsive when she was rushed to a local hospital, but she died from her injuries yesterday. many people left stunned and heartbroken. >> it seemed to be just one of those incidents that nothing seemed to have startled the horse. a lot of younger kids were around and witnessed it and were extremely upset with what they saw. antoinette: the girl's name and age are not being released for the riding club says the shows will continue through as scheduled through tomorrow. doug: worcester police are searching for two people involved with an armed robbery on west mountain street. police say it happened around 10:45 friday night. the victims say they were about to get in their car when two men approached them. the telegram reporting one suspect armed with a gun forced a woman to the ground. another suspect hit a man in the back of the head with a baseball bat. the men were able to get away with a wallet and an iphone.
vandalism across town. they found st. john's church along providence road tagged with graffiti friday morning. two cars and another building were also vandalized. "the globe" reports this morning the church will hold a prayer service for the vandals at the brigham hill community barn in north grafton. police say if you have any tips to give them a call. it's a historic morning at the vatican, where pope francis has just declared mother teresa a saint. doug: thousands packing into st. peter's square as the pope canonized the nobel peace price winner in a holy mass today. the event drawing people from all over the world. mother teresa, of course, was known for her selfless dedication to the poor and needy. antoinette: the beloved nun left a lasting impression on the local catholic community, who met her during her visits to the state. she stopped by several local parishes during her last visit in 1995. mother teresa passed away just two years later. a significant earthquake rocks
states. the search for damage and the cleanup that's underway this morning. antoinette: a fall favorite may be in shorter supply. the impact of drought is having on the local apple crop. cindy: a nice start to your sunday, but hermine is going to change that. i am timing the storm and impacts locally. doug: this is what it was like yesterday down there in ocean city, maryland. urging people to stay away from the ocean. we will have more right after
cindy: tracking hermine this holiday weekend. the storm is slowing down off the mid atlantic coast, but it is still inching its way up north and is expected to get stronger as it spins over the atlantic right now. antoinette: cindy with the track and the timing coming up. hermine leaving behind a path of distraction. doug: and it was a pretty close call for an elderly veteran in florida. the storm sent a huge tree
down power lines. 76-year-old dell collier left covered head to toe in debris as his ceiling caved in. >> i was asleep. i woke up and it was all over with. >> i can't even describe what i feel. doug: collier somehow managed to escape with just cuts and bruises. his home heavily damaged and it is entirely off its foundation and may be a total loss. antoinette: hermine more wind. here it is not going to take so much to knocked down are trees. cindy: we know how dry it has been the summer and we know we are in a drought and the trees are stressed out. [laughter] antoinette: so are we. cindy: it will not take as much wind to bring down some limbs and branches and caused problems as it typically would.
beautiful. the sun is popping up now and we are going to see a little bit of it today with some increasing clouds throughout the day. in terms of what you can expect today, you will notice the wind picking up. by this evening, we're going to start to get into the wind gusts building to 50 miles an hour. elsewhere will not be as windy, but we're not expecting rain today. it is not going to be a washout tomorrow . all the while rough surf and a rip current risk. if you're taking a holiday weekend, be careful and keep that in mind. it does not look like a typical tropical system. this is not consider post-tropical, but it still has a lot of wind. the wind at the center is 60 miles per hour, but this tropical storm force winds extend 200 miles. it is only strengthening because it is sitting over the water now
over 80 degrees. this is going to allow this to strengthen as it slowly lifts northward. notice by this afternoon that it is sitting in the waters to our south. it gets closer by monday afternoon and that means the wind is going to increase during tonight and into labor day. by then, look at the winds. they're up to hurricane force. this tropical storm force winds extend a good distance from the center. as we head toward tuesday and wednesday, the thing is looking northward. it really takes the middle of the week before it gets out of our hair. if you're heading out, temperatures are little cool in the 40's and 50's. we will see a blend of sun and clouds throughout the day with those gusty winds this afternoon. they're coming off the water with a northeasterly wind and temperatures near 70 of the coast. it is really not a bad day. hermine is still good distance away here and it is running into high-pressure.
flow shifts northward and is blocking it from making much progress. we have tropical storm watches along the coast line. it is tropical storm warnings to the south. this is not only where we have the stronger winds, but we have the seas building. there's not much going on in the water in terms of surf. to the south, there is huge wave action and that is lifting northward and the speeds will build to 10-15 feet tonight and tomorrow. search. notice the winds gradually building and we get gus around 30 to 50 miles per hour. it could be higher than that by tomorrow morning. throughout the day tomorrow, the winds picking on that. it is drive-through today into tonight. as we get into your, we will see some bands for showers.
stick with us and to tuesday and it very slow for hermine to kick on out of here. we are talking about rain totals close to if not surpassing an inch. otherwise, it looks like it will be under an inch of rain fall. we could use more rainfall out of this unfortunately. lingering showers at times through wednesday with rough surf using an improvement -- and improving weather could some are a little come back by the end of the week. doug: thank you. stories we're following right now. antoinette: terrifying moments in southern california, where an elderly driver lost control, setting off a chain reaction crash. four people were seriously hurt when that driver hit a fence, another car, and several pedestrians outside a concert venue. the car then plowed into a parked police cruiser, pushing it into several people who were having a picnic. the cause of the crash is under investigation.
for the g-20 summit, meeting with the new british prime minister, theresa may. the president addressing the syria conflict and the fight against isis during that meeting. he says u.s. and russian negotiators are working around the clock to try to strike a deal to reduce violence in syria. cleanup is underway this morning after a 5.6 magnitude earthquake in oklahoma was felt across six other states. officials say several buildings were damaged, but none actually collapsed. the quake was centered near pawneere experts say the quake did not cause significant damage partly because the hard bedrock under the region absorbs the energy. fortunately, nobody was hurt. antoinette: it may be slim pickings if you head out to pick apples this fall as farmers struggle with the extreme drought across new england. this year's crop is expected to be smaller and some farms aren't offering apple picking at all , choosing instead to bring their apples directly to market.
will be about 15% to 20% below average. even before the drought, unseasonably warm temperatures in february and march were already affecting the crops. the athletics must hate playing against the red sox. they had another stellar night out in oakland. this one was pretty much all over in the third. the sox scored seven runs. ortiz capping if off with this one right here wall. pedrioia and bogaerts come around, and the sox are up by nine. a near perfect outing for rick porcello. sox win 11-2. lefty eduardo rodriguez takes to the mound this afternoon. first pitch is at 4:05. his background was in science, but his hobby was candy. and now a local man has, in a sense, combined the two.
it's made in mass. >> there is something about the site of liquid caramel pouring out of a copper pot that just makes you feel good. imagine making it every day. >> i'm a lifelong candy junkie. >> jason mcrae is owner of mccrae's candies. the self proclaimed nerd biologist loves understanding the chemical complexities of how something is made. tell me about this bubbly goodness right mel 15 minutes away from being done. >> when he decided to create his own confectionary concoction, he realized keeping simple is best. >> no artificial preservatives or weird colorings or things like that, just real straightforward ingredients. >> the idea of becoming a candy man became a reality after jason started making caramels for his kids teachers.
grew. honestly it was almost a challenge to manage the growth. >> with flavors like dark roasted mocha, single malt scotch, ginger fusion, and rosemary truffle sea salt, these are not your grandmother's caramels. >> i hear a lot of times i do not like caramel and then i hear, o this is different. >> you can find his candies and 400 stores a specialty food item as well as a gift item. it crosses over to market segments. >> what started as a hobby has turned into a made in mass success story. they say is the reaction from the customers that cannot be any sweeter. >> there like, how does it taste? and they are really blown away . antoinette: single malt scotch? wow.
-- it is pretty darn good. i should bring some more. i dropped some off. antoinette: a young athlete defying the odds. doug: the high school football player living his dream and the physical challenges that could have kept him off the field. how he won over the coaches and made the team. antoinette: we go live to ocean city, new jersey. hermine is turning off the atlantic coast right now. ocean city bracing for some rough surf out there.
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on hermine to our south. cindy: this is inching toward us very slowly. as we look sunshine this morning with tilting cloudless afternoon and temperatures coming up to around 70 to the coast. by this evening along the south coast, there could be gusts of 40-50 miles per hour. the rain holds off today. rough surf and rip current risks. much higher tonight and more details just ahead. doug: if cindy was not enough inspiration for us on a sunday morning, we have some more for
true grit from a high school football player. damon hodges has two prosthetic legs, and he's proved to everyone at his school in youngstown, ohio that he belongs on the gridiron. it did take some convincing, but the 16-year-old's talent and determination won him a place on the roster. >> when i first was born, they told me i would not be able to walk, but not playing football. they told me i can do a lot of things, but i know doing things that i could do. >> damon just gets up and does it and he wants to play football. antoinette: now that is a young man we can all look up to. way to go, damon. what an example of not letting anyone tell you what you can't do. doug: when you think your own situation is difficult, look across the way and you might find someone who's got a little bit tougher. antoinette: thieves create a bump along plymouth's lobster crawl. doug: the stolen sculpture and what police know about the men suspected of stealing it.
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>> a sunny start to your sunday but hermine will bring some changes. expected to get the brunt of hermine. i will have the timing and what you can expect. >> breaking on a deadly hit and run incident and what we know about the driver. >> and a stumble for plymouth's lobster crawl. the thieves that stole a popular attraction. announcer: you are watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning, this is newscenter
doug: good morning. antoinette: kind of put in the breaks out -- hermine is putting the brakes out over the ocean. cindy: it is offshore to the south. this is the track that takes us through the next five days or so area falling out over warm water, it will likely strengthen a bit more. tropical storm watches up. we have warnings. here is the thing with hermine. we talk about northward progress. we have sunshine out there. the temperatures will climb up
you mentioned this is not the kind of air mass 1-wood -- one would expect. there is not much going on in the water. the waves don't get that high when there's a storm coming this way. my photographer made an observation. the temperature in the water is warmer than it is on the sand. crisp morning out here. it has a lot of folks here on cape cod saying do we stick around or do we start hitting the bridges early? it seems like we had a pretty even split between those thinking about cutting things short and maybe some folks saying no matter what mother nature has in store, they will
check ahead. doug: we are following breaking news coming up out of mattapan. antoinette: state police say the victim is an adult female. she was hit just after 10:30 last night at morton and canterbury streets. the driver did take off after the crash, in custody. police will release more information about the charges and the victim later this morning. doug: a 3-alarm fire under investigation in roslindale right now. boston fire officials say no one was hurt at this home on walter street. the fire started just before midnight, quickly growing to 3 alarms. 5 adults were displaced. antoinette: a two-year-old girl in billerica is recovering from burns after she fell into a fire pit. it happened last night at a home on brindle road. firefighters say the incident
doug: a manhunt continues in sturbridge right now. police, looking for a man wanted for allegedly stabbing his own teenage son. as newscenter 5's david bienick reports, police say they have a good lead in the case. >> searchers headed into the woods. a state police helicopter buzzed overhead. brent young live and more arguments. >> friday night, the arguments escalated and young tried to strike all her until her 16 year old son and her 15-year-old son intervened. >> the two boys fought her off and he came out with a knife and
>> the sea have any skills to stay out in the woods? >> none that i know of. >> police came to this gas station after receiving a tip he had been spotted here. >> we have no idea which direction he went in. doug: a deadly crash in concord remains under investigation this morning. the driver was a 59-year-old woman who died at the hospital. her car went off the road on main street around 7:30 yesterday morning and hit a tree. police do not believe speed or alcohol was a factor. antoinette: commitment 2016. after weeks of criticism, donald trump took his campaign directly to african america voters.
focusing on problems in the african american community, while addressing predominantly white crowds. yesterday, trump focused on economic change. >> i understand the african-american community has suffered from discrimination and there are many wrongs that must be made right. antoinette: the church says the invitation for trump to speak is not an endorsement. former rival ben carson also joined trump at the service and then took trump on a tour of his old neighborhood in detroit. trump's running mate mike pence now says he plans to release his tax returns in the next week. the gop vice-presidential candidate stopping by a tailgate for ohio state university yesterday. he made the announcement in an interview with meet the press. pence says trump still plans to release his tax returns when his
this weekend will be a big moment for hillary clinton's campaign as bernie sanders holds his first solo campaign event for her. he will be in lebanon, new hampshire tomorrow. doug: police in portsmouth, new hampshire looking for a man seen taking money from a tip jar. surveillance video shows the man picking up his food and taking money from the tip jar at gilley's diner. police say it happened last sunday around 10:15 at night. portsmouth police are asking anyone who might recognize the man. a theft investigation in plymouth. this 150-pound lobster sculpture was taken at some point early saturday morning. it was just unveiled as part of the chamber of commerce lobster crawl, featuring hand painted sculptures all over town. the patriot ledger reports the vandals who took it, ripped up the sculpture from its base at
broken shards of plaster and tile. the community is now rallying around the artist, and offering to donate money for a reward antoinette: more sharks sightings this weekend down on the cape. swimmers were cleared from marconi beach yesterday when a lifeguard spotted a shark about 150 yards from shore. the atlantic shark conservancy's sharktivity app reporting the shark breached the water. lifeguards at coast guard beach in eastham also sent out an alert there after a shark was seen circling in front of a protected beach, about 25 yards from shore. antoinette: we are following some breaking news from mattapan. doug: a scare from a carnival ride. the operator error that sent several to the hospital. cindy: hermine making her way up the coast, 300 miles south of nantucket area the timeline of
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doug: we are tracking hermine. the storm is slowing down after pounding the carolinas and virginia coast. th it spins closer to us. antoinette: a scare on a ride at a festival on memphis. at least eight people are recovering this morning after the ride called the moonraker malfunctioned. but it is the mistake that the ride operator made that could have made the incident even worse. he accidentally released the safety restraints before the ride came to a full stop. several people on that ride say they held on to whatever they could grab.
i was trying to hold on to the thing beside it, it did not really work out. antoinette: fortunately, no one was seriously hurt. the company that maintains the ride has checked it out. but the ride will be out of service until the button that the operator used to release the restraints is removed. announcer: now, your stormteam 5 forecast. >> if you are saying the storm is no big deal, hold on we are not out of the woods yet. cindy: slow to get here, slow to leave. the wind picks up in terms of rain. the wind, 65 miles per hour. it is going to slowly inch up, strengthen up a little bit and take a while to get out of here. the wind will ramp up.
on tuesday. we could see a couple of period of stronger when. could see gusts 30 to 50 miles per hour. looks decent. 40's and 50's as you head out the suburbs. it there to start. we recover in the mid-70's. the northeasterly wind will hold us closer to 70. you can see the clouds and rain. this is starting to build to our
on this hillside. >> it is one of the fuel he -- one of the few lakes free of --. >> you are all set. >> there are lofty claims made for this body of water. we couldn't help but wonder if were all wet. >> boyd smith says the water is exceptionally clear because of his circled by a 100 square mile filter.
to put it to the test. >> i still see it. >> it drops eight meters before it vanishes. antoinette: tomorrow, parkinson's. and, the way to a student paul's mind. -- a student's mind. answer is as we are following breaking news. doug: what we know about a crash, coming up. cindy: we are tracking hermine right now. this is a live look from ocean
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sun tan lotion for now. it is beautiful. >> a beautiful start to sunday morning. some areas are running off in the distance. some activity going on. there are cancellations. if you have plans to travel today, call ahead. see if that particular run will make it today. antoinette: state police say the suspect wanted in a deadly hit and run in mattapan is under arrest. the victim died at the scene. doug: a three alarm fire is under investigation.
the fire started just before midnight. five adults work displaced. antoinette: 82-year-old girl -- a 2-year-old girl is recovering after she fell into a fire pit. she suffered what appears to be second and third degree burns. doug: police are looking for this man, wanted for his own son. brent young was fighting with his girlfriend and tried to strangle her. his son tried to intervene. young stabbed his son and ran off into the woods. the sun is expected to be ok. antoinette: hope france's has just declared mother teresa a saint. thousands packed into st.
dedication to the poor and needy. she died in 1997. pope france's blessing one of the dogs -- pope france's blessing one of the dogs. the four-year-old girl was rescued from the rubble because of leo. as you can see, leo got a lot of e how about hermine? cindy: it is inching closer. there are tropical storm watches. the wind may start gusting between 40 and 50 miles per hour. the wind picks up today. it is not going to be a big rain
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good morning, america. new overnight rkts states of emergency. hermine's fierce winds pounding the coast. the watches and warnings from is a have a to southern new england. the dangerous storm surge and rip current. the deadly tractor trailer accident. an this campground. who's in the danger zone now? we have team coverage this morning. seeking support. donald trump's first visit on the a black church. >> those who seek office do not do enough to step into the community and learn what is going on. >> his promise to make america prosperous for everyone. will it will enough to sway african-american voters?