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of people are starting to take there votes out over tampa bay. 77 in just a few minutes away from our official sunrise. suffragist a few scattered clouds of the indigent police breeze this morning. right now 75 clearwater. 74 apollo beach. 75 inverness. same for bartow. 73 by mama. plus take you hour by hour, those numbers get a little bit warmer with a little bit more sunshine and fewer thunderstorms. we those temperatures top off and peek at 89 degrees later on today which is close to where we should be. right now just partly cloudy skies out there. no rain popping up this morning but we can't rule out a stray shower along the coast. here's your forecast: as we start rolling through the day, we will see scattered clouds start to build up. by the afternoon, a few
bike to to 3:00 we will see the storms push inland as we go through the afternoon. your temperatures a little bit warmer as we mentioned around 89 degrees. as the storms move inland we could see heavy tropical downpours. coming up we will take a check of the still very active tropics and also we will break down your labor day forecasting great detail. that is coming up in just a bit . right now a frantic search, first responders are working around the clock to find 18- year-old austin lc sister jumped into the peace river while fishing, he jumped into save her and hasn't been seen since. we spoke with the victim's family and this morning they still have hope he is alive in there calling him a hero. >> he doesn't hesitate to help someone out -- else. he didn't hesitate this time . my son saved my daughter. >> reporter: a mother's pain,
experiencing. >> i have 2 days off of work and we decided we were going to spend time together because i have been working a lot. we were going to go fishing so we went to walmart to buy all of the stuff we need. we came out here and got everything ready and we were fishing and my daughter fell in . >> reporter: austin didn't skip a beat and jumped in after 11- year-old crystal. >> he jumped right in after her , grabbed her and was holding her t started getting carried down so i jumped in after them. >> reporter: barbie was able to grab a hold of crystal and tried to get to austin but he went under. the river water is high, the current swift. crews from the polk county sheriffs office, florida fish and wildlife conservation commission spent hours combing the water of the peace river. deputies are hopeful he is alive and may have climbed out of the water somewhere downstream and maybe
praying that is the case with the hours pass it doesn't help with positive thoughts. >> it is hard to tell myself that he is going to be okay and they are going to find him safe and just not feeling good, wet and cold. it is really hard to say that to myself. >> the family is in our thoughts. the sheriffs office told us they will continue to search until deputies locate the there also asking for anyone that may see him wandering to get the sheriffs department a call. a 30-year-old utility worker is in critical condition after he was shot while working on a utility pole. this happened as he worked on the utility pole in new port richey friday night. we're told his shoulders make contact with a live wire. coworkers used to safety belt to lure him to the ground. news this morning,
without power here in florida. this is a map of duke energy's current outages. outages along the golf course trying gulf coast. the counties that you see in green have between 100 and thousand customers without power. the ones in yellow have more than 1000 customers affected at this time. hermine is long gone , and now it is cyclone. however it could still become a hurricane. this morning it is causing major problems along the east coast. the storm killed 2 people, destroyed homes and left thousands without power from florida to virginia. forecasters expected to develop back into hurricane. governors have announced emergency preparations. these are pictures from the jersey shore this morning where the effects of hermine are being felt . the storm is spoiling the holiday weekend
went to the beach. forecasters expect hermine to regain hurricane force and we can again to a tropical storm by tuesday -- weaken again to a tropical storm by tuesday. a tornado touched down at cape hatteras island. in the sunshine state we're dealing with aftermath . rivers and lakes were over there banks causing more flooding. mailboxes and signs were nearly submerged in water here. the river is rising and is expected to near major flood stages within the next few days . with all of the flooding, it is no surprise the eeoc director order -- ordered a mandatory evacuation for some locations.
and tell us there frustrating -- frustrated . >> it is very trying i have been looking into purchasing a home rather than renting. i just paid rent yesterday. it just feels -- it is frustrating . >> several mobile homes were also underwater so residents had to be taken out by boat. park management used large pumps to try to dry it out. like all the other cleanup efforts, it will take some time. pasco county are still scrambling to clean up and get life back to normal. while there wasn't much sunshine yesterday, there is hope for today. we talked to a man that says hermine was his first hurricane . >> you could into the street. i'm not kidding you, there was so much water, a garbage truck came down the road and it created a week. is slapped up against the side of my house. >> emergency management crews
they do not have estimates as to how bad the damage really is at this point. your information about a deadly motorcycle accident in clearwater. take a look at these pictures taken after the crash. a motorcycle in the van collided at sky harbor drive and gulf to bay boulevard. the van driver was treated at the scene. the motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital where we just learned he passed away. a clearwater woman is her ex-boyfriend's car on fire. the problem is: it was not his car. the whole crime was caught on camera. police say the 20-year-old set this honda accord on fire. officials caught her after the flames spark. she said she felt the car belonged to her ex but turns out it wasn't his. she is charged with second- degree arson. 2 people were killed after a small plane crash yesterday morning. the downed cessna was
officials found 2 bodies and the plane. no word on what caused it to go down. new numbers show hillary clinton leaving donald trump yet again. the same service could also show how third-party candidates can make it into this month's presidential debate. mark meredith breaks down this morning's race for the white house. to say donald trump dominated the new cycle would be an understatement, not all good news for the republican nominee especially when you look at the poll numbers. this morning he will head to michigan to court black voters. is running mate was supposed to head to north carolina, but the schedule is changing things to the weather. the tar heel state is one battleground spot were donald trump is slightly ahead but not by much. the latest data from the usa today poll shows out of the 4 major presidential candidates, hillary clinton leads 7 points among likely voters.
compared to donald trump 35. gary johnson is just under double digits at 9 point and green party nominee, doctor jill stein is further behind that 4 percent. both johnson and stein need to reach 15 percent in major polls if they want to make it into the debates. speaking of we know who will be moderating. all major networks are represented. lester holt, martha radice, vice presidential debate. on monday clinton is set to unveil her new campaign plane. the press will be invited to fly along with her between now and the general election. we're waiting to see a donald trump will match that proposal on his much talked about 757. it was only several months ago when a little boy was killed by an alligator at disney's. coming up: a touching emotional celebration for what would have
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live in our neighborhood, there are people here from all over omaha. it is an opportunity for people to come and just show the family how much they are praying for the family and how much they are supporting them. >> 5000 balloons were released in honor of the young man. each balloon was donated anonymously. chaos when an elderly driver struck a fence and several pedestrians at an amphitheater. police say the driver unoccupied parked police vehicle . that police car was moving then it finally came to a stop after hitting 4 people. 4 of them suffered traumatic injuries. an earthquake rocked oklahoma tying the record for the strongest quake in oklahoma history. this video was caught. this video shows a home cracked
were damaged. >> that the center had about 9 mouth -- miles northwest of money -- poni . volunteers help shop owners cleanup food in the isles and what officials call an unprecedented wake -- quick . hurricane warnings have been cleared for all hawaiian islands. lester to weaken eventually becoming a tropical storm late today. some call her the same of mercy for our time. other say her deeds never measure up to the size of her global recognition. the sun is now up and sunday is officially underway. we will take you through your sunday and also show you what is in store for labor day
right now thousands of pilgrims are gathered in vatican city for the canonization of mother teresa. this morning pope francis is declaring mother teresa a saint . there have been several events throughout the night including prayers and vigils in area churches. she was known as the scene of the gutters. catholics revered her
alexandria visited the city and andrea where mother teresa served -- india were mother teresa served and spoke with those who knew her personally. >> reporter: her ascension to sainthood is rooted in a modest village in eastern india. you believe you're here because of a miracle? >> i have been cured by mother teresa's blessings not because of doctor's treatment. >> thank you for having us here in your home. >> reporter: monica says there was a miracle here 18 years ago . >> i saw a spark of light emerge from mother's photo and reflect on my twitter. later a pennant was placed on that tumor. >> the sister left the locket on my stomach where had the tumor. when i woke up at 5 am
i told sister the big tumor msm is no longer there. i showed everyone where the tumor was in the locket. >> reporter: the majority of people here are hindu. after she was cured, monica converted. there are now about 10 families in the village who are all catholic. they built a church in mother teresa's name. >> to the catholic church she is a saint in part because of her miracle one of 2 needed to fill the churches requirements for canoniza canonization is more veneration for a woman's deeds never measured up to the size of her global reputation. some has -- have made poor conditions at some of the center is run by her charity. a longtime volunteer, missionaries of charity, rejected the claims calling them rubbish. this doctors one of her most vocal critics. he doesn't believe there was a miracle.
previously treated the woman. some say her tumor was really a cyst brought on by tuberculosis. we will doctors make statements to the effect that there were no miracles. >> reporter: but mother teresa is revealed -- revered . to them, monica is living proof. >> mother teresa died in 1997 after a lifetime caring for the poor. she was awarded the nobel peace prize in 1979. just a few seconds away from 7:21 on this sunday morning. so far, so good. not a bad start your sunday. the sun is up and looking good.
of a north east breeze. new port richey, we know you had a wet day yesterday but we're thinking less rain for today. partly cloudy skies and 75 degrees. we're starting off looking at the lows right there from saint pete's beach. not bad along the beach. downtown tampa also looking good where it is 78 degrees under calm winds. in your sky cast we will see building clouds. cannot rule out a stray shower develop will start to push inland. your temperatures are warmer today up to 89. right now 72 degrees.in zephyrhills, you are one of the cooler spots . same for sebring and 77 sarasota. right now it is quiet . we have showers trying to get going just offshore of citrus county. again, they may hug the coastline early this
what is left of her mean -- hermine . here's a stretch of moisture that is now starting to strewn out over north order. here's the latest on hermine winds still 95 miles per hour. it is a strong area of low pressure that could cause problems along the east coast, northeast with high waves and coastal flooding. here's the latest on invest 92 l. this is very disorganized, it will slide through the caribbean putting charring dry air and windshear. the system will have a hard time developing here's our forecast, fairly quiet, partly cloudy by noon. we will see developing thunderstorms will with the seabreeze taking shape in the westerly winds will push the storms inland. dry to start off your monday on your labor day. a lot of folks have the day off . we will then see thunderstorms mainly for our southern counties as we go into
tuesday drier air starts to work its way in. your rain chances will head down. 30 percent tuesday and wednesday all the way down to 20 percent next thursday. your beach cast for today, i will give it an 8 out of 10. we have the stray chance of the morning or midday showers. temperatures hit 89 for your high. labor day, 90 degrees with the 40 percent chance of afternoon on range -- rain as the rain chances drop . a lot of people are happy about that. we need the water levels to start coming back down. >> absolutely and today is the best there whether they have had. usf football team kicks off the air by taming the townsend tigers in a big way. highlights, plus another big win for the race.
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yards and a 7?zero lead. later in the first, marlon finds pater. flowers going up top to the receiving corps, marquez. usf takes a 28. usf takes a 2810 lead into the locker room and doesn't look back. flowers blooming so nicely this time of year touchdowns for him. south florida tames the towson tigers. the gators got all they could handle from umass, team that has one a total games in the last 4 years. look gets florida on the board with a touchdown pass. the minutemen were still within a score until the 4th. dal reroll -- del rio hooks up with brandon powells was faster than jimmy john's.
florida survives week one going on to be massachusetts 24 - 7. ucf played south carolina state 38 - zero. florida atlantic open the year with the win or the southern illinois -- over southern illinois 38 - 30. florida a&m banked about $100,000 to take a trip to miami gardens. that comes with the complementary but kicking. canas rdf 3 scores in the 2nd. they take it home from 64 yards out. later in the 2nd the rattlers get on the board. austin miller 31 yard field goal the family is quite but not for long. 4 touchdown passes on the day for keynes qb. miami out russia's 373 to 22 and win it 22 - 3.
everybody go home, a bases clearing double. kevin as a 2 run homer and the rays hang onto win 7 - 5 . they have taken to enroll from the jays. also the buccaneers cut the roster down to 53 players. if you want details can find them all my twitter page. that is a for sports. i am paul ryan. this morning the president is summit of economic powers. some of the items on the agenda just ahead. plus the search continues for a whole county teen who jumped into the river to save his sister. the latest on the
good morning, thank you for joining us this holiday weekend. in our top stories: people living in and visiting coastal areas from virginia to connecticut, brace yourselves because tropical storm hermine is coming .her winds picking up speed. forecasters expected to develop into hurricane force. thousands of people are still without flour -- powder -- power in florida . the
customers without power. the ones in yellow have more than 1000 customers affected. first responders and pull county working around the clock to find 18-year-old austin welch . his sister fell into the peace river while fishing. you jumped into save her and sadly he has not been seen since. deputies are hopeful he is alive and may have climbed out of the water somewhere downstream. we're here with a look at the weather. >> whatever you are doing to get your sunday underway, weatherwise so far there are no problems. a beautiful start looking at lake wood ranch. 75 degrees with just a little bit a breeze out there this morning. some folks are starting off calm we are 75 clearwater. 78 saint pete. 73, a little bit cooler for apollo beach and zephyrhills this morning . brooksville, windy checking in this morning with the
clouds. if you are south of life or you are starting out sunny. north of i-4 partly sunny to mostly cloudy sky. there is a lot of moisture and a few sprinkles developing off of citrus county. 78 degrees partly cloudy with the coastal shower possible. by this afternoon the showers and thunderstorms that developed will push inland. for your temperatures, we're fairly average for the next couple of days. right around 89 to 90 degrees. temperatures are a little dry air in the week ahead. i will show you how low those rain chances will go in a few minutes. right now more on the frantic search for the 18-year- old from bartow. officials continue research along the peace river. you jumped into the river after his sister fell while they were fishing. he hasn't been seen since. his family tells us they still have hope he is alive and they are calling him a hero.
after her, grabbed her and was holding her about the water. they started getting carried down and then i jumped in after them. >> barbie ingle is the mother of both of them. she was able to grab pistol but when she tried to get to austin -- crystal, but when she tried to get austin he would underwater. officials are asking for anyone that may see him wondering in the area to give the sheriffs office a call . now to the latest on could once again become a hurricane. this morning it is causing major problems along the east coast. the storm is being blamed for the death of to people. it has destroyed homes and left people without power from florida to virginia. it also spotted tornado in north carolina and has close to beaches along the east coast this holiday weekend. at this hour, tropical storm warnings were in effect as far as north as connecticut. dozens of people in tallahassee in the dark, a big
many roads are still blocked and lots of intersection don't have working traffic stop lights . the governor has called on those to help repair downed lines. the governor is not just worried about the powerbook concerned about the standing water. >> in the amount of standing water can serve as a breeding ground for mosquitoes. this is to protect all of the pregnant women and they are developing babies. >> the ge damage assessment will begin next week. a man is trying to recover from serious burns after a massive fire destroyed his home. >> take a look at this video. you can see flames shooting out of the garage. one person was taken to the burn unit with second-degree burns. than ever that sent this video describes what he saw . >> i just ran down the road a few minutes. i came back -- i
i saw the whole sky lit up. i went inside the house and told my son that the neighbors house was on fire. >> no word on the victim's condition or the cause of the fire. rescue crews saved of voter after a vessel capsized. there were 4 people on the boat. fire rescue tells us when they arrived 2 boaters were on land and 2 more were missing here? thirds went to the doc and walks to a nearby home. officials caught last voter grasping to a -- voter grasping to a -- boater grasping to a tree leave -- limb . this man went into a gas station and place his cell phone and a cream pie on the counter. he then put a flashlight under his shirt pointed at the
he left out of the story but left behind his wallet of course it didn't take authorities long to find him. right now the president is in china. world leaders arrived at the summit about 3 hours ago we are tensions are high at this hour. leaders are calling for china to take action on it's bloated steel industry. they are also defending in order to ireland to collect taxes from apple. earlier g 20 world leaders posed for this photo issues in climate change will dominate the agenda today. this will be the last under president obama as he is at the end of his 2nd term. >> very busy time overseas. it will be busy locally with people still cleaning up over the last several days. we had showers yesterday and they quickly led to flooded streams.
and a dog's wagging tail says it all, these 2 are on the way to being best buddies.>> we couldn't have gotten this dog without everyone's help. we think everyone so much. it means the world to us. or mac that is a message misty has for her community. >> my emotions are everywhere. i'm excited and nervous. >> reporter: nervous because it is overwhelming. hunter is nonverbal. he will have to learn hand gestureso >> pets are usually something you want. this is a need. he needs this dog for his daily life. >> reporter: the process is more complex than a family would face with the typical pet. the dog has a special mention when it comes to hunter. >> this is going to help us catch him before he falls. we can try to give him out of the seizure faster. it will be a great thing. >> she is trained to alert on
going to pick it up, but she is also trained visually. if hunter does go into a seizure, she will go get help. she is trained to go find the handler or the person nearest to him. >> emotions are not only high for him before the family and trainer. >> i'm losing someone i worked hard with but she will be helping a little boy that needs help. do. i can always replace her but hunter can't. >> the dog has trained with 2 other dogs. one went to a family in seattle and the other to a family in michigan. northern might put on a sky show -- lights put on a sky show over finland . they are produced by collisions between gases in the earth's atmosphere and charged particles from the
while many of us marvel at the lights, there are scientists worst writing the. can't get enough of those northern lights. >> not seen too much in the sky right now. a little cloudy over crystal river, 76 degrees. generally if you are north of interstate generally if you are north of interstate 4 you will see more activity. not a bad start here at 75 degrees. looking from innsbruck, a lot of folks are probably going to want to get in a golf game over the next several days. so far so good in palm harbor. beautiful photo from yesterday. in sebring they had a beautiful rainbow. nice timing. the race host the blue jays today. tailgate thunderstorms possible just before the game gets underway. 84 degrees if you're headed to the dallas county. at 8 am, 79 generally partly
along the coast for the first half of the day. 85 at noon getting to 89 with the thunderstorms pushing toward the inland communities later this afternoon and evening . 73 zephyrhills. lakeland 73 and 78 tampa. a little more cloudiness north of i-4. even a couple of showers here. to me a little bit closer, just offshore of citrus county we have shower is trying to p now pier couple of these may try to get close to post. hermine the post tropical since strong winds at 65 miles power. that could increase over the next couple of days as it is to battle the new england coastline with highways and coastal flooding. also another system, this is invest 92 l. this has dry air and windshear
tropical moisture over central and north but look at this dry air developing. that is headed our way. moisture is hanging around today . for your labor day we are keeping rain chances around. with drier air in the upper levels, we're expecting fewer showers and thunderstorms as we role to the middle of next week. this morning, partly to mostly cloudy, generally mostly cloudy if you are north of interstate 4 . fo push inland. inland locations, you will stand a better chance at getting wet later on today. tomorrow, dry start but nowhere the rain chances my for your monday afternoon. this is monday afternoon. we're expecting better rain chances to the south. similar story for tuesday, drier air will role in. that will shut the rain chance the south.
and tomorrow dropping all the way down to 20 percent by thursday . if you're headed to the beach as i will give it an 8 out of 10. water temperatures much cooler. here's a break down of your labor day, dry start by the afternoon, scattered storms and 90. rain chances drop by the middle of the week, down to 20 and 30 percent by wednesday and thursday. highs right around 90 with lows in the 70s. typical summertime weather coming our way and in the week ahead >> rain just in time for the weekend.>> that's right. >> we're all guilty of it, spending too much time checking our phone. coming up, digital detox, a nice way to unplug during this
are you one of those people that check -- checks there phone every 5 minutes? that's most of us. 55 percent of us say we want him plunging vacation but we are unable to do so. the report on the growing trend just in time for your labor day we can.>> reporter: our daily connection with digital devices can be obsessive for many. >> the fear of your phone our not having access -- or not having access to your phone . this has led to more people making time to disconnect. >> you may feel like you're going through a withdraw from access to your device and information. >> for those without the willpower, there are retreats that structured time away from tech. >> not sure if you notice but it is a credibly beautiful day
this camp cutting off access to digital connections. >> it is like a safety blanket. >> i live in san francisco that is tech heavy. >> i am freaking out. >> reporter: campers went through a text check, trading in the digital devices or analog it. >> let go of some of the patterns out there daily lives like keeping track of time and schedule and eating gluten they are technology. >> participants say it has physical and psychological benefits. >> we're not saying technology is bad or evil, everything is neutral. it can be a medicine or poison. >> taking time to stop ants all the roses instead of just ramming them. >> a few benefits from that digital detox is the health -- health benefits of being more
you end up our outside of central indiana. on skype kids can experience places as far as an article and can talk to experts instead of just reading about the. >> it is important for the kids to see there are other things out there besides these 4 walls. we are in the 20 force -- 21st century and we have to get on board.>> last year they logged 38 logged 38,000 skype miles. she is encouraging others to sign on to skype. >> i wish i had skype around. that wove >> if she was able to bring her classroom to tampa bay -- then we would probably show her this . let's take a nice look from the beach. 78 degrees just a very light breeze to get us started this morning. we do have one long shower that is sitting offshore of citrus county. we also have more clouds north of i-4. this morning, 89. today we will see fewer showers and thunderstorms than
start to dry things out. labor day, all eyes on that as everyone will enjoy there monday off. 78 degrees in the morning tomorrow to start off. we will see scattered stars -- showers by tomorrow afternoon. your rain chance a start to come down the next several days . afternoon temperatures right around 90 with morning lows into the 70s. >> a lot of people will have good weather to get out. >> absolutely, low rain chance is good for the weekend ahead. joining us this morning. our next newscast is at 9. we
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