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north. we'll keep a close eye on this next week as it could have impacts on the east coast. we'll break down the forecast right through the weekend as the eyeopener continues. randy: a toddler attacked. his relative behind bars. the disturbing accusations in the city of worcester. and the charges that man is facing today. erika: new overnight -- a missing woman at sea. where police are turning their investigation now. randy: a warning for women on the eye this friday morning. >> you're watching wcvb's, boston's news leader. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. erika: the weather is turning cooler. that means comfort foods. the eating tips to keep you powering through autumn. thanks for joining us on this friday. end of the week.
emily is off. randy: i'm randy price with cindy fitzgibbon. cindy: the weather is not going to be great this weekend. it's still the weekend. we do need the rainfall. absolutely. have the wet weather gear as you head out the door this morning. also, you want to dress warmly as we've got temperatures running in the upper 40's to the 50's. you can see we're coolest out in worcester where it's 48 degrees. 58 in boston. a little closer to 60 degrees on cape cod this morning. that wind is still noticeable off the northeasterly winds about 5, 15, close to 20 miles an hour at the coast. it's a raw feel out the door. radar is relatively quiet. as we widen the view, there is moisture gathering to our south and west. this is going to be feeding in as we go through the morning hours. and low pressure is going to be slow to move by us the next 24. we'll see that rain coming in as we get toward lunchtime and into the afternoon. your morning is quiet for the morning commute. sun up at 6:41.
of the 50's throughout the day. a chilly one for sure. rain creeping toward the south coast by 9:00 or so. by lunchtime, it is closing in closer to boston and then during the afternoon, there will be some rain around. so wet weather, plan on it for the evening commute. let's get you out on the roads right now for your morning commute. good morning, olessa. olessa: good morning, everyone. a check of the expressway, this is by the gas tank. you can see on the northbound side we've got just that light volume early friday morning. let's get to the maps and check out the rest of y overnight road work. if you're traveling north by the o'neill tunnel, no issues heading south, good shape route 3, 94. construction picking up on 128 by highland avenue and southbound over by route 2. so far trains and buses starting the morning on schedule. randy: a man is behind bars. he will be facing a judge accused of trying to kill a little boy. erika: we have new details about
the eye's antoinette antonio is live in worcester with what we've learned. antoinette? antoinette: erika, this morning that suspect is facing a slew of charges including attempted murder, strangulation, and indecent assault. the victim in this case just 3 years old. this all started with a 9-1-1 call yesterday from the suspect himself. 21-year-old taj mcdonald. he allegedly said he had just killed a little boy who's a family member of his. officers found that sitting on a couch inside a home at the lincoln village apartments. the boy was conscious. he had injuries to his face and neck area. a worker who was painting a porch awning outside says that he heard a young child wailing inside that home. >> sounded like he was screaming, but, i mean, you know, just pretty much crying and sometimes screaming. but i don't know.
antoinette: a witness took a photo of mcdonald being put in the police car. neighbors say this is not the first time police have been to the apartment. dcf is aware of this incident and are involved in the investigation. we, of course, will continue to bring you more information as it becomes available. we're live in worcester this morning. antoinette antonio, wcvb newscenter 5. erika: antoinette, thank you. right now, two recovering after being stabbed outside a movie theater in braintree. police say it happened in the parking lot of the amc theater last night. both victims are 36 years old. both from hingham. no arrests have been made. police do not have a description of a suspect. right now, newton police investigating after a couple is hit by a tow truck. this was the scene last night on beacon street. both victims were taken to nearby hospitals. their conditions, though, not clear. a witness tells us they were in the crosswalk coming from a nearby restaurant when they were
on the scene. randy: right now, women in one boston neighborhood are on alert after a frightening attack there. the female victim tells police she was walking on gayhead street near menden street. a man approached her around 1:45 thursday morning. the suspect pulled a gun, demanded she hand over her phone. the woman was then forced to walk into a backyard at 24 gayhead street. the victim says the suspect sexually assaulted her. residents say this is a quiet, >> i feel like a lot of people around here know each other, so everyone seems to look out for one another. and for that to happen, it's really bizarre. randy: police ask anyone who may have seen or heard something to give them a call. erika: new this morning -- new video overnight as authorities search the home of a woman feared lost at sea. it's unclear what, if anything, police took from linda carman's
a week in a life raft. the coast guard says all agencies will meet monday. they're trying to determine if work on carman's boat made it unsafe, something he has denied. right now, we're getting new details about the deadly crash involving a new jersey commuter train. here's what we know at this hour. the train's engineer is now out of the hospital, cooperating with investigators. 48-year-old thomas gallagher has worked for new jersey transit
mechanical failure. randy: crash has raised questions about the safety systems on the mbta. the government wanted positive train control in place a year ago, but the t is struggling to catch up with that goal. it towers and satellites to determine exactly where a train is. ptc tracks how fast a train is going, if it senses danger, it can then bring a train to a safe stop. according to the t's latest progress report, it's installed ptc technology on 87% of its locomotives. trained 23% of its operational employees and prepared 27% of the tracks. finishing the job will cost $459
right now, investigators are trying to figure out how a ride at the big e got stuck, leaving more than a dozen people stranded in the air. west springfield firefighters had to bring in ladders to get people off the wipeout ride last night. they were up about 20 feet when the ride stalled. the rescue took about two hours. no one was hurt. the ride will remain closed for the rest of the fair. erika: services are uwa former israeli president shimon peres. president obama just addressed. he arrived with the u.s. delegation, including bill clinton members and members of congress. a new tool to stop addiction. randy: a specific "seinfeld" --
looking for in children. erika: upside-down for 13 hours. the stunt that left a homeowner hanging. cindy: it is a cloudy start to the day, but rain you can see to our south, it will be moving in as the day moves on. when we see the heaviest rain. how it impacts your weekend ahead. take a look at the temperatures. as you're heading out the door, it is a cool start. only in the upper 40's right now
our website, wcvb.com. click on community. while you're there, make your own wake-up call. cindy: we're talking the art of numerology. we're adding a little water today. boy, do we need it. rain chances as the day wears on. they'll be highest on saturday. if you've got outdoor weekend plans the two weekend days. this is one of our computer models, potential for 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inches of rain. this might be conservative on the cape. southeastern massachusetts is where we'll see the most. upper-level low spinning back through the ohio valley. there's a lot of moisture here. some of this will pinwheel northward. high pressure across north new
longer. to the south, you see the rain and the water. one batch poised to move onto nantucket. another off to the west. in between, showers will be filling in. we're not seeing much on the radar right now. sprinkles through worcester county. that's the extent of it. it's a dry start but cool start. 58 boston. 60 on cape cod. we have this northeasterly wind this morning 10 to 20 miles per hour. notice the winds again today are going to be up there. strongest along the coastline bu we're bringing in that rain by around lunchtime. the temperatures go nowhere. we're going to hold in the 50's near 60. the wind will make it feel chillier. headed to fenway, it will be wet, cool. rain with a raw northeasterly wind. make sure you're dressed for it. here's the timeline on the rain. morning commute, we get by dry. notice the rain to the south. it gets in here around lunchtime. it is with us through the afternoon into your evening commute and even during the overnight hours we're looking at more periods of rain, so that's
temperatures tonight falling back to mostly the upper 40's and mid 50's. temperatures don't change much again tomorrow. it's a cool day with temperatures stuck in the 50's. hurricane matthew has strengthened. the winds 100 miles an hour. we will take a closer look at that track coming up. but i want to focus you in on saturday. you're waking up to rain. but look at this through the afternoon. there's still rain around heaviest over southeastern massachusetts. saturday evening, morning, still a few showers around. we'll tend to dry things out a little bit toward the course of the day. saturday is the wetter weekend day. i think the patriots, you know, it's not going to be all that wet if you're headed to gillette. not a washout. erika: then it gets better. cindy: it does, by monday. olessa: so far, the roads are quiet. no accidents to report. a little bit of volume starting to build.
let's get to the maps. the rest of your ride is quiet. overnight construction, we have some on the expressway. heading into the o'neill tunnel, that's out of the way. south of town, no problems on 24. no delays just yet on 95 from sharon. construction wrapped up on 128 by highland avenue. once again, southbound by route 2 and 93 south looks good out of methuen all the way down to the leverett connector. trains and buses starting the morning on schedule. erika: olessa, thanks so much. first responders sounding the alarm about a new version of fentanyl more deadly than the original. furanyl fentanyl comes from china. the powder is so fine, it can become airborne or dissolved as nasal spray. first responders have been warned this can be deadly if inhaled or absorbed through the skin. >> it was concerning to me that it's changed in form in some respects and that it's also affecting or could affect our
erika: so far this new form of fentanyl has not been found in new hampshire. randy: focusing on your family health, a new program may identify which children are at greater risk of developing drug and alcohol addiction later in life. it's called preventure. it's being tested in europe, australia and canada now. this zeros in on kids with four key traits, sensation seeking, impulsiveness, sensitivity to anxiety, and hopelessness. training for teachers and workshops for kids to try and steer them away from addiction. erika: your economy headlines this friday morning. a boston-based environmental group is suing exxon mobil for allegedly polluting the mystic river. they failed to provide for rising sea levels.
they've previously said they've complied with all federal rules. asian shares lower after losses on wall street. stock futures are lower. investors are waiting the personal income and outlays report due out today. randy: there are superfoods for every season and fall is no exception. brussels sprouts are full of foliate and iron. they're packed with potassium and fiber. there are serious health benefits to switching from summer to winter skwash as well. they're full of omega 3 fatty acids. putting a stop to bathroom stall graffiti. erika: the creative new approach. new at 5:30, farewell to big papi. the warm send-off from his
erika: 5:22 on your friday morning. you don't want to leave without your wet weather gear. rain to our south. it is lifting northward. it will be moving in. a lot of clouds. temperatures in the 50's. we're stuck in the 50's today. afternoon. that's when the rain moves in, but there will be rain at times throughout your saturday. it's a breezy, cool saturday. stuck in the upper 50's. lingering showers, areas of drizzle sunday. overall, not as wet as saturday. that's good news. what are you doing on sunday morning 10:00 a.m.? i'll be at the john tanner memorial 5k disease. hope to see you there. looks like we will squeak out in the 50's. hopefully just a couple of
event. thanks, cindy. time for your friday eyepoppers. we're talking about a guy who got stuck upside-down. olessa: a detroit man did that for 13 hours. police initially thought he was a burglar. turns out he locked himself out of his home and had to break into a window to get in. he got stuck by his ankle. couldn't move. head inches about floodwaters. that man will be fine. ik feels? 13 hours? olessa: i don't think he wants that photos published everywhere. i don't know where his clothes are. erika: he was locked out, olessa. olessa: a bar in ireland posted this on the wall, a message to customers who can't stop writing on the bathroom walls. right underneath they provided this. it's a magnadoodle. if you need to set your inner
i don't want to touch that. ew. erika: i don't want to see the best doodle. olessa: i'm not going to that bar. randy? randy: super bowl going gaga. what to expect ahead of the superstar's halftime performance. and also on the eye for this friday morning -- >> i feel that i'm not whole yet, but i'm going to be. randy: making progress after transplant history, the challenges and the small victories in this man's recovery. traffic moving on the southeast expressway. we're coming right back. >> this is an editorial by wcvb channel 5's president and general manager bill fine. >> last week our region made it into the national news cycle with this disturbing video. a new hampshire mom lies passed out on the floor of a retail store in massachusetts. as her confused toddler tries to wake her.
reverse the effects of a presumed opioid overdose. it's a shocking video even for all of us well aware of the tragedy of the opioid crisis. last week, 5 investigates kathy curran exposes the drug of choice in prisons. small strips are hidden in cards, letters, and even bibles. in the past 18 months, more than 300 inmates tested positive for the drug. showed us the in the open tragedy known as methadone mile. she's returned meeting new members of mayor walsh's engagement team, whose goal is to help people find needed services in an area the city has renamed recovery road. it will take more than a new name facing our state and
narcan is helping people survive opioid overdoses. the growing death toll approaching 2,000 this year shows we're losing ground. wcvb has partnered with the department of public health to battle the stigma that can help people from seeking treatment. our parent company is joining lawmakers and drug abuse experts nationwide to launch an onair campaign aimed at stopping this epidemic which nowim we'll continue to chronicle the struggle. too much is at stake for us to lose this battle. the next generation is watching,
>> now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- erika: a man accused of trying to kill a little boy in worcester. randy: a new search connect to do a man rescued at sea. the new moves being made to solve this mystery. cindy: hurricane matthew gaining strength. cindy has overnight details on the track and our forecast. erika: and big papi has big surprises. a warning to red sox fans and david ortiz comes home. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning.
randy: 5:30 friday morning. we're looking at the radar. you can see a little green here and there. that is rain to the south moving this way to the boston area. thanks for joining us. i'm randy price. erika: i'm erika tarantal. emily is off today. it's a big night at fenway. cindy: wet weather gear if you're headed to fenway park pretty much anywhere today. you don't need it now. deeper in the morning and this afternoon, that rain will be filling in. we'll take a c county right now, some scattered areas of light rain developing across connecticut as well. that is all moving in. so jacket, breezy at the bus stop this morning, but rain gear definitely needed for the ride home off the bus today. notice the temperatures going nowhere. we're going to be stuck in the 50's. right now it's in the upper 40's in worcester. 59 on the cape. we still have wind coming in off the water adding a raw feel stepping out this morning. you see the heavy rain to our south. a lot of this will be lifting
slowly pass by to our south over the next couple of days and keep us locked in with these periods of rain. it's developing before lunchtime, especially from boston on southward. and you can see the temperatures holding in the 50's to near 60 through the afternoon. you should get by. you can see the rain creeping up by lunchtime and during the afternoon through your evening commute. plan on pockets of rain. the last place to see it will be southern new hampshire, but it's coming. let's see how we're looking on the roads. olessa: a live look outside. let's start off with a check of route 1. that is the southbound side in saugus. traffic nice and light. let's check out the rest of the ride. accident-free so far. all the construction is gone. 24 a little bit of volume building in randolph. as you travel the expressway, braintree into boston, about a 20-minute ride. the pike 15 eastbound right now 495 to 128. and 93 south a little bit of
so far you're in good shape down to the leverett connector. trains and buses starting on schedule. randy: now to some of the stories we're following right now on the eyeopener. a worcester man is going to be facing a judge. he is accused of trying to kill a 3-year-old relative. 21-year-old taj mcdonald is facing a number of charges including attempted murder, indecent assault and strangulation. erika: newton police are investigating after a couple is hit by a tow truck. a witness tells us they were in the crosswalk on beacon street when they were hi nearby hospitals, but their conditions not clear at this point. the driver did stay on the scene. randy: new overnight -- president obama and other world leaders remembering the life of shimon peres. the president spoke at the former israeli president's funeral a short time ago. he said that peres showed that justice and hope are at the heart of israel. erika: today big papi's thank you tour arrives back in boston for the final time this regular
show their love. the eye's sera congi at fenway park. sera even got some love for the yankees. sera: he did. a lot of love from the yankees. here at fenway park, love is in the air. this new banner hanging over fenway park, thank you, big papi. last night the yankees also showing some love. david ortiz considered a tough rival who's earned their respect. the yankees unveiling an oil painti plate looking out at yankee stadium last night. ortiz tipping his hat to the crowd as they cheered their nemesis. he also got some hugs from old new york rivals including former star pitcher mariano rivera. as for the game, ortiz was pulled after two at-bats, walking to first base before jogging back to the dugout for a
ceremonies. fenway park gates will be open two hours before game time over the next three days. heavy traffic of course is expected. they're recommending you take public transportation if you can. the sox are a.l. east champs. we're going to see big papi again after sunday. live at fenway park, sera congi, wife newscenter 5. erika: police in hampton are searching for this man wanted in connection with a home he's on the run following a day-long hunt. last night, investigators returned to the scene. they left the home with a couple of bags. swat team searched for hours earlier in the day after four people were seen running from the home off main street. a woman telling police she heard the men break in her back windows. it happened just before 11:00 thursday morning. police say one suspect was armed with a handgun. two suspects were quickly taken into custody but the other two are on the run. randy: new this morning --
45-year-old man last year according to the attorney general's office. douglas buckley pointed a realistic looking b.b. gun at officers and threatened to kill them. investigators also say that he'd just been warned that he was going to burn his house down. still no i.d. of the man killed in the construction accident in georgetown. it happened yesterday at the mirra company. it's the victim was backing an excavator out of the garage when he was killed. erika: 5 investigates learning that new technology used to zero in on a suspect may help in other cases. investigators used unidentified dna to develop these sketches of a suspect in the 1992 murder of teacher lisa ziegert. investigators trying to solve
bish in warren back in 2000 say they're aware of the technology used and reviewing how it could help these cases and other investigations. randy: the milestone and the challenges after the nation's first penal transplant. the latest warning on the zika virus. the new concerns about easy transmission. erika: coming together for charities.
olessa: is there something about your commute that's bothering you or a traffic misery you can't figure out? you can ask olessa. you can tweet me, post on my facebook page, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. i'll get answers and share them on the eyeopener. here's a look at what's going on. a check of the pike by alston-brighton. you can see so far traffic is
morning if you're heading out right now is the time to do it. cindy, we have wet weather? cindy: boy, do we need it. you don't want to leave without your wet weather gear. rain heaviest to our south. it's going to be moving in from the south to the north as the morning wears on. lunchtime into the afternoon. heavier tonight and saturday looks like a wet day. the wetter of the two weekend days. 50's to 60 degrees. right through the weekend. randy? randy: this morning we're talking to a manho country's first-ever penis transplant, and this morning we're hearing from tom manning about his recovery and the challenges that he has been facing. doctors say manning has accomplished two of the three goals set by the transplant team, including restoration of urinary function. the third goal is to get sensations back. manning says that he's feeling stronger, and almost ready to go back to work. >> some of the guys and some of the girls, they go like this,
like my eyes are up here. randy: manning knows the third goal is months away. right now, he is following doctor's orders and getting used to those daily medications. he says he's ready to get out and start living again. erika: it's now 5:41. a child is recovering after an assault in worcester. the charges his relative is facing this morning, plus a national paper takes a stand on the presidential election. why its non-endorsement is making headlines. and a violent kidnapping how the victim managed to escape. and a live look outside. olessa is keeping an eye on the
randy: good morning. friday morning. it is 5:44. we're tracking the tropics in news to go. hurricane matthew gaining strength overnight. the storm is definitely one for many to watch. erika: cindy, you have been doing just that? cindy: it became a hurricane about 1:00, 1:30. the winds are now 100-mile-per-hour winds. you can see where it is closer to south america than anywhere else. but this thing is going to be strengthening as it lifts farther west. probably a category three hurricane in the next 24 hours. notice how it makes a turn. places like jamaica and cuba are going to be watching this through the weekend and from this position, i want to show
doing. there isn't a large consensus on exactly where this is going to be going. it looks like the east coast of the united states is certainly going to be watching this very closely as we get toward next week. any impacts would be that far out, toward the middle and end of next week. a lot of the computer models are starting to shift this farther offshore. matthew is one we have to watch in the days ahead. in the short-term, we are going to be watching rain coming in. although the rain chances are pretty low, they are ramping up this afternoon right through your saturday. i a wet day with rain off and on at times all day long. we need it. look at the rainfall amounts. anywhere from 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inches of rain. this may be underdone for you in southeastern massachusetts where i think the heaviest rain will fall. low pressure to our south right now. going to slowly pass by to our south through the weekend. as it does so, it's going to bring in rain bands. we're primarily dry with cloud cover around. the rain comes in around lunchtime and it's with us into the afternoon and with a
pretty much all day long. your morning commute is mostly dry. there will be rain around. this keeps going. this is during the overnight hours. you get up tomorrow morning, there's rain around and throughout the day we're still dealing with wet weather at times. so it is going to be a wet start overall through the weekend. a little bit drier on sunday. just a few lingering showers and drizzle. temperatures stuck either side of olessa: live check of the pike by alston-brighton eastbound at the top of the screen. let's go to the maps. as you make your way south, one crash on 24 northbound by 128. delays back to harrison boulevard. if you're heading out, that is the busiest spot. the expressway building volume as well. 30 minutes from braintree into boston. as you travel the pike, 15 eastbound, 495 to 128. north of town, 93 south, volume
andover and the leverett connector. trains and buses doing okay. randy: new details after a child is attacked in the city of worcester. erika: a man is facing attempted murder charges. antoinette antonio has the latest. antoinette: that victim just 3 years old. it was the suspect himself who called police, saying that he thought he killed the child. that 9-1-1 call came yesterday afternoon from 21-year-old taj mcdonald. he allegedly saidt just killed the little boy who's a family member. officers found the toddler sitting on a couch inside the home at the lincoln village apartments. the boy was conscious and he had injuries to his face and neck area. mcdonald was babysitting the victim at the time of the attack. that child is expected to recover. dcf says they are aware of this incident and they are involved with the investigation. we're live in worcester this morning.
world leaders to speak at a funeral for former israeli president shimon peres. he arrived in jerusalem overnight. the president attending a memorial service and the private funeral. u.s. delegation also includes members of congress from both political parties, u.s. national security officials will also attend. things are getting revved up here at fenway park. if you can take a look, beyond the bus behind me, you would say a banr getting ready for a big party this weekend. and also big papi got some love last night at yankee stadium, tipping his hat to a cheering crowd. he also got some hugs from old new york rivals. the sox are back home tonight for papi's final regular season series. the team has some warnings for anyone coming to fenway park. arrive early for tributes to big papi before the game. and gates will open two hours
recommended because of all the heavy traffic expected. it won't be the last time we see david ortiz even though he's retiring this season, because the red sox are our a.l. east champs. live at fenway park, sera congi. randy: new information about a train crash. the woman who was killed had recently moved to the united states from brazil. investigators are looking at operator error, a possible medical emergency or mechanical failure as possible causes of this crash. erika: the presidential candidates continuing on the campaign trail this morning. both focused on swing states. donald trump spent time in new hampshire yesterday. hillary clinton campaigning in iowa. she heads to florida today for a rally while trump moves on to michigan.
the paper has never taken sides in a presidential race, but the editorial board said it felt it had to break tradition, declaring donald trump unfit for the white house, writing he lacks the temperament, steadiness required. mike pence has written an opposing editorial arguing trump is ready to lead. randy: new overnight -- philippine president is comparing his bloody campaign to how hitler massacred million of jews. he says he would be, quote, happy to slaughter three million addicts. d.uterte issued is latest threats after visiting vietnam. he discussed his antidrug campaign with vietnamese leaders. lawmakers are experiencing regret after overturning the president's veto of a bill allowing 9/11 families to sue the country of saudi arabia.
mcconnell say that the bill does need repairs. ryan says that he believes that those families should have their time in the court but added that service members overseas need to be protected as well. other lawmakers are already working on fixes for this bill. erika: we've learned a scare for a woman in weymouth was a hoax. police say the story was just made up. frightening video from california here. a convenience store clerk kidnapped while on the job. watching as she's dragged into a car by a man as he hits her with a hammer. the kidnapper brought the woman to a cemetery, where she did manage to escape and the suspect was captured. police saying he'd been stalking the victim for weeks trying to kidnap her. randy: a new warning this morning from doctors concerning the zika virus. doctors are saying that the virus may spread in sweat and
who infected his adult son before he died leaves no other alternatives. the university of utah school of medicine also said the man was not very sick before he caught zika. that suggests the virus can occasionally kill people who are not frail or ill. the state of massachusetts launching a new effort now to focus on the impact of climate change in the commonwealth. the goal is to increase attention to walking and biking and public help cut greenhouse gas emissions. the state secretary of transportation stephanie pollack says she will propose electric cars and other alternatives. erika: the red sox are swept by the new york yankees after a loss last night in new york. the sox' lone home run coming off of xandar bogaerts, his 21st. the sox take on the blue jays
ortiz's last regular season series at fenway park. randy: lady gaga will be headlining the super bowl halftime show. the nfl and pepsi made the announcement yesterday. gaga will take the stage february 5th at the nrg stadium in houston. she stunned the crowd at last year's super bowl with her rendition of the national anthem. gaga will release a new album next month. >> i am so excited to hang with you in boston. >> we're you, too, tom. >> can't wait, man. >> i was talking to the donors. >> yeah. >> yeah. >> no. me too. me too. erika: you want to hang out with these guys? i do. tom brady with matt damon and ben affleck. for $10, you get 100 entries
guys. that's what i call a trifecta. randy: pizza too. cindy: it's what i call a win-win. hey, look at this. last day of september. how did that happen? it's been a warmer than average month. a couple of days in the 90's. the past couple of days have been cool. the next several days are going to be running way cooler than average. upper 50's to lower 60's. that's it through the weekend. 48 out 58 boston. upper 50's to near 60 degrees in the cape. but along the coastline especially, that wind is very active out of the northeast, sustained 10 to 20. at times gusting higher. eventually some rain coming in. temperatures go nowhere today. make sure you dress for it. temperatures may hold in the 50's all day long. not much rain on radar right now locally. a couple of spritzes through worcester county. there is heavier rain to our south. this is going to fill in as low pressure tracks slowly to our
here and will be with us tonight at fenway. if you're headed to the game, it's going to be wet, cool. raw northeasterly wind. only in the mid 50's. steadier rain shifts in closer to lunchtime from the south. takes longer to get up to you across northern massachusetts, southern new hampshire. but it's here during the afternoon. there will be areas of wet weather through the evening commute, through the overnight hours and, yes, tomorrow morning you are waking up to rain. i think saturday is the wetter of the two weekend days. by areas of drizzle. plan on this wet weather throughout saturday. if you have afternoon plans, there will be rain around. heaviest on the cape. then slowly but surely this starts to pull out after a few lingering showers early sunday morning. it is a wet weekend. we need the rainfall. anywhere from 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inches of rain. we finally break out of this pattern by early next week. let's get you out to the roads. olessa, getting busier?
we're also watching a crash as you travel south along 24. northbound side of 24 heavy approaching 128. there's an accident there. delays are back into avon. 95 starting to build. volume in canton and route 3 from weymouth. along the pike, eastbound 15, 495 to 128. heavy from methuen to andover. if you're going to fenway today, tomorrow or opening gates two hours before the game starts. erika: new details following the deadly train crash in new jersey. randy: fairgoers rescued from a ride in springfield. the thrill they didn't sign on for. erika: and a live look at the zakim bridge where traffic is moving along fine.
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>> a toddler attacked, his relative behind bars, the disturbing accusations in the city of worcester and the charge that man is facing. >> new overnight, a new search for answers in the disappearance of a woman at sea. where police are turning their investigation now. >> a violent assault in the city of in one neighborhood for the suspect and the warning for women on the eye for this friday. >> the weather is turning cooler, that means comfort foods, the tips to keep you powering through autumn. thanks for joining us on this friday. i'm erika tarantal. edge uply is off today.