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weather. >> sara: storm didn't last long but left plenty of damage. the long process of cleaning up as trees knocked out power and blocked roads. >> back to school time once again. we are breaking down the best ways to save money so you can get all of your shopping done on time and on budget. complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morng everybody, 7:00 on sunday morning, august 22nd, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. busy morning with breaking down the storm movements. fox25 meteorologist shiri spear was on air at 3:00 this morning warning people about a tornado threat and stormtracker and last of the rain is moving out.
lasted almost an hour. right now though no warnings on the map. don't have any tornado warnings, we have an hour to go and pushing offshore. right now the situation is if you're leaving the house in orleans over to hyannis, going to fine the steady, steady rain and lightens up and raining back through borne and start getting into the brakes and clouds through marshfield, new vineyard, nantucket and 67 in boston, temperature actually going down this hour and it is because humidity is dropping, pulling in northwest winds, so going to counteract the sunshine a little bit and it is going to be slow today, 63 in leominster, 63 in worcester and 64 in nashua, we got partly sunny skies, lower humidity and see this round of storms is out of here at 8:00, 9:00 this morning and all about the sunshine.
way up to 80 this afternoon and town by town look coming up. >> sara: severe storms come and gone and now left with a path of destructs from marlboro to concord. stephanie coueignoux begins where crews working to fix live wires this morning and stephanie, officials want people to avoid some of the areas this thinking about heading to section of authored, old bedford road and also asking homeowners here in this area to stay inside their homes. take a look, i have actually walked a little closer to this massive tree that we have been showing you all morning long, just to give you a difference perspective, better perspective, how significant and strong the storms are. take a look at these roots are, deep in the ground, we are
and then as my photographer pans over, see just how close it got to this woman's home. she was home alone at the time. but again, we are talking about at least half dozen homes seeing significant damage and there could be more as they continue to work to assess the situation. they are going to have to cut power to thousands of homes stretching up to hanscom air force base as they work to clean up this area because again, we are talking about a lot of downed power lines. agai t and this woman inside this home, she was asleep at the time alone, very frightening. this is what she had to say. >> it was crazy. so like the power went out and then there was tons of like crashes and booms and so i like ran -- there was a tree that fell on the side window and i ran to the back of the house and then there's seven or eight trees down on the back and crashed through the porch. and then i came out here and on the wires.
the command center that the concord fire department and police department have now set up. they are saying that this is going to be an hour's long clean-up process. mema here and asking everyone to let them clean up the storm damage. stephanie coueignoux, fox twenty five news. >> gene: across town from stephanie the win were so strong ripped a tree from the ground and bringing it down on a look at 2a with damage that is slowing down traffic in the area this morning. daniel? >> daniel: good morning, gene. we are along route 2a here in concord. you can see the massive tree i'm standing in front of. looks to be several trees that came down during the storm this morning. branches pretty small, but behind this a massive tree that i'm definitely going to show you before i get to that i wanted to definitely show you this first. this shows you the extents of the force. this is actually the bark from
these trees here along route 2a. i want to take you behind so you can see. kevin lemanowicz, chief meteorologist, tweeted out this morning, if you notice the crisscrossing of the trees, definitely shows you the wind, and how the wind was forcing these trees down. of course, the national weather service will be out here today to determine, in fact, what caused all of this damage, if it was, in fact, straight-line winds or if it was a tornado here in the concord, massachusetts area. i want to particular you to some video now just a little north of where we are along 2a. you can see this business. this is mill brooke farm, the owners of this farm not there at the present moment, but see the massive tree draped over the canopy, all the pots and businesses sells to the business. again, a lot of clean-up to be
jessica reyes mentioned this morning that the power is out. power is also out in this area. we are going to wait until we get finished with this live shot and go over here and knock on this homeowner's door to see if they are home, in fact, because if you look behind their house, you can see a massive tree down in the back of their house. like photographer working with this morning, went back there to see the damage. it is pretty extensive and show to you in the next live shot in concord. reporting live this daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: before the storm hit concord it ripped through marlboro. that's where we find jessica reyes look at several trees that came down on the storm and making it hard to get around there, jess. >> jessica: they are, sara. here in walker street the road is still closed and a little bit of better look now that the truck is out of the way. part of a tree that was blown down when the storm came through
working to get rid of the debris on the road, but did take down some of the wires along the side of the road. so here as well, they will be working to repair those just as soon as the debris is removed from the road here this morning. when we first got here, around 4:00 this morning, there were nearly 2,000 people in the town, 10% of marlboro without power. right now that number is down to 124. many of them do live along this route, walker street and we saw some debris earlier this morning and spoke with one woman and unluck few, 124 people without power as we speak. take a listen. >> this is a good time. even though we don't get many severe weathers in new england, now is good time to put a package together. candles, lights, extra water, something that we didn't do,
didn't have a lot of that stuff. maybe she will after dealing with this storm. she is one of the unlucky few that don't have anything right now. look at walker street. less than a mile from her home. everybody up and down this street. they are without power as well. we actually just talked to a guy that lives on the street a couple minutes ago, he is without power, the storm was without power and it woke him up. we will be hearing from him in the 8:00-hour. i'm jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: it has not been confirmed that the tornado touched down but it was wild out there. look at damage from sky fox. kevin, does that give any sense what happened? >> trying to find if all the trees going in the same direction when blown over. some were ripped near the top, some actually fell and uprooted from the bottom and this is, of course, sky fox video and seeing a lot of trees in the same
this. see how this one lying this way and this one this way and it could be indicative of spinning motion. we know it was definitely there and saw rotation at live stormtracker radar but what has to be determined is where these trees fell by spinning winds like this and collided together and falling like that like pickup stuck -- sticks what you had. survey team out and look at all the damag tweeted out and clearly shows trees stacked on top of one another, again something that could be indicative of the rotation in the storm and winds blowing at different directions and blowing things around in a circle rather than straight. straight-line winds impossible with a tornado and could have been both of those and live
concord toward bedford, rotation in this notch. whether it got to ground level though will be determined by the investigation by the national weather service. >> we sent out alert as soon as we heard and as storms moved right through. if you want to pinpoint the rain moving through, the fox25 weather app best for radar in dangerous situations and turn to it even if you lose po store and google play. now we want to get check on roads with julie grauert. >> julie: new accident to tell you about. 128 southbound after route 3 in lexington area. not seeing a lot of backups yet because of that but it is a highly traveled part of the morning commute and not cleared out within the next 45 minutes it will cause some problems. as we shift south, new accident on the expressway. it is right before columbia road. also seeing heavy steady volume
your way through dedham and needham toward route 9. here is live look at the expressway where things actually moving along much better than earlier when we had the accident at columbia road. over to those live drive times, 30 minutes on pike eastbound from 495 to mass ave. 35 minutes on the expressway. 41 minutes on 93 south as you head from 495 in andover to the leverett connector. meteorologist shiri spear join think us now with look at some visibility out there and slightly improved except for hyannis. >> yeah. except f t right? we have shower free there and clouds are clearing, but we still got the rain so got victoria challenges over the cape and islands but traveling in or out of boston within things are looking so much better right now, 67? at 8:00 a.m. 70?, by 9:00 a.m. 71 and sub coming back into the picture and humidity that i want you to plan around this afternoon. >> gene: 7:11 monday morning. new details in the death of
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tornado warnings that we had at 3:00 and heaviest rain is now. stick around because i got stormtracker radar ready to go. >> gene: developing news in winchester this morning where the police and district attorney are investigating death of elderly woman. around 2:00 yesterday afternoon the officers were called to the woman's home. she was unresponsive and rushed to lahey clinic where she was pronounced dead. they are not releasing her identi notified. >> sara: hearing from passenger on party bus that hit and killed on east boston. 20 woman on bus they rented out for the night. two women fell out of window and passengers started yelling for the driver to stop. the woman only talked to fox25 but she does not want to be identified. >> we went wandering and
>> two women fell. one of the women died. the other one was taken to the hospital with injuries. the bus company says the driver was questioned by police and they are fully cooperating with the investigation. >> gene: as investigation continues into the death of a 15-month-old in woburn, fox25 has learned that his family has donated his organs. boy's father tells us the donation could save five lives. noah larson died thursday after found res week. he and twin sister were being baby sit at the time. the state has custody of three children, including noah's twin sister. >> sara: new hampshire couple says there's a elaborate and terrifying scheme. this is a story you will only see on fox25. the wife says someone called her
she immediately hung up and called the husband's cell phone. when someone picked up on the other end she started to panic. >> same pan that called my phone answered and he was angry and said why would you hang up. >> brianna did exactly what man told her to do. she with drew $1,000 and wired it to an account in puerto rico. while the caller had brianna on the phone another scammer called her husband and told the same story. but brianna had been driving to husband's job and each other they realized they had been duped. the couple called police but say they are most likely out of money. >> good morning, everyone. sky fox just arrived over this accident on 128 northbound. it is route 128 in canton. as you could see it is blocking left-hand lane right now, put one of the people in the ambulance and that's what's
expect this to be out here the next 20 or 30 minutes while they finish upped the investigation. that's why we are seeing heavier volume around 138 on 128 north and 95 as you're approaching 128 because of that accident. shifting slightly north, the slow spot is 93 south right around route 16 and route 60. live drive times, 35 minutes on the expressway, that's pretty typical as 42 minutes on 93 south. 36 minutes though on 128 northbound. i ex slightly because of that accident even though it is in the stages of being cleared out. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now with look at very active weather morning. shiri? >> shiri: we got the rain falling right now, outer cape where it is steadiest and quickly winding down and last hour we have seen the rain shut off for the south shore and southcoast, so really just kind of honing in on locations right now. chatham over to wellfleet, we
good-bye showers and hello sun. clouds break apart, the winds pick up as afternoon, noon time looking bright but breezy, couple leftover clouds for the cape and islands but rest of the region looking bright and sun fight way out down there and afternoon sun filled winds are a little bit touchy just because it will be blustery and start feeling like hints of fall in the air between the wind and the low humidity coming into town today, so we here around 20 miles per hour at noon time but you're going to find the wind strength a little bit this afternoon, 20 to 25 miles per hour gusts, especially higher elevations, worcester hills, monadnock and boston a little bit breezy, cape and islands a little bit breezy and anyone that is heading out to the beach and i don't want to steer you wrong, beach actually looks fantastic this afternoon. just understand that it is going to get a little wind blown out there and hyannis 70? as we
now. so at least we are not seeing those strong winds like we were with the severe thunderstorm warnings and even tornado warnings, visibility 3 miles and going to be slower travel. 9:00 a.m. i got the rain ending, still clouds around, 75 in hyannis, 77 at 11:00 a.m. and then we got sunshine for the afternoon and highs close to 80?, 79 hyannis, 81 in plymouth, lawrence and framingham, over to fitchburg at about 76? and 72 in worcester. and then tonight, these 50s are fantastic. let me tell you, open the window, crack them open a little bit, air-conditioning is free. tonight it is going to be a little chilly when you wake up to the temps tomorrow morning. it is going to feel nice and fresh and crisp and from there we move back into the 80s tomorrow afternoon. lower 80s normal this time of the year. with the sun minus the wind.
tomorrow not breezy, just comfortable, 80 and sunshine, 86 on wednesday, we got mid to upper 80s on wednesday as well, few more clouds late in the day, friday partly cloudy, 88, humidity, chance for some scattered showers, but over the weekend keeping things nice and dry with 82 on saturday and 81 on sunday. back to you. >> 7:21. new toll system for the pike doing more than just bringing in revenue. coming up how police could use it to help fight scary find in the woods of maine. next the 10-foot snake skin that
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maybe released. >> it is side by side images everyone has been talking about all weekend. hyannis man in police custody after walking out of house disguised as old man and surrounded in home in south yarmouth and looking for shawn miller. looking for drug trafficking charges and past the officers dressed in life-like mask. police say miller worry 2000 mask everywhere to miller due in court later this month. by lunch and dinner, it is sunshine and breezy conditions. so if you're headed to the beaches, beg turn around for the afternoon, upper 70s, lower 80s, cape and south shore and temperatures mid and upper 70s north of boston and hour-by-hour look and changing coming up.
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>> sara: crews work to clean up damage after a storm. fire crews tell us there's some street they can't even get to yet to assess the damage because trees brought down power lines on the roadways there and, of course, we will take you live to concord for a look at the clean-up in just a >> gene: 7:30 on monday morning. wild weather overnight. you may have slept through it. torrential rain, which we very much needed. it was a good thing but brought wind and lightning which caused damage that we have been reporting on this morning. >> a lot of people will be cleaning up for sometime to come. stormtracker meteorologist shiri spear to see where things are right now. >> shiri: so we got the wind and got the rain but all right
chatham 21 miles per hour in provincetown and expect the winds to pick up as we travel into the afternoon, but right now the showers hyannis, vineyard, over to orleans in provincetown and this is the last of it, so really timing out the back end of this whole thing. boston clouds breaking up, 67?, 65 in foxborough, 64 in woburn, 62 in worcester, 64 in nashua. so 60s with lower humidity because we are going to find the winds picking up, humidity dropping. kind of slow warm-u 10:00 a.m. i will give the lower 70s, mostly sunny skies, sunshine at noon, 75?. upper 70s in most towns and cities today with winds gusting 20 to 25 miles per hour. that follows our intense morning rain. we are going to take a look at some those damaged reports coming up and what time we are all in the clear, those details next. back to you guys. >> we continue to follow breaking news in marlboro, storm
homes there. crews have been working to get the lights back on since then. continuing the team coverage with look at repair work that is ongoing. >> here on walker street, this is where the worst damage was early this morning and at the moment watching crews clean up here from a bigotry that toppled around 3:30 this morning. crews from the tree company, clean up the mess on street here, but when the tree fell, it did bring power lines and national grid here as well and tree company has done doing here working repair some of the lines here. as we speak a lot of people here are without power along the street. around 124 in the entire town of marlboro, that's down from about nearly 2,000 early this morning and significant progress in that regard. crews we understand are going to be out here for several more hours working on clean-up process. we will be here as it is happening and another live report in 30 minutes. in marlboro, jessica reyes,
>> gene: storm headed right for concord. knocked down streets and dozen of streets impassable. daniel miller continues team coverage from concord with closer look at damage there. that's some kind of tree behind you, daniel. >> daniel: yeah, sara. 30-foot tall tree to be exact. this is the tree you're talking about. it is massive. it came down during the storm when it rolled through concord area this morning. we are behind a home along 2 here and this is some of the damage that i wanted to show you. power lines and out on the street on 2a but this is the backyard. did stop in front of the house to see if the homeowner are there. don't think they are home. check out the stump here. you could see it is uprooted and it is split in several different pieces and several different directions in the back of the house here. what's so interesting about this particular area i want to show
and look in this direction, see the sun but if you notice the grass, it is turning in so many different directions. kevin lemanowicz, if you're listening, this is something you would say send the national weather service in this backyard so they will definitely get back here to see if it is straight-line winds or possible tornado but another thing i wanted to show you, it is back in the woods, see all the branches down, they are fresh branches what you can see from the naked the woods. notice massive trees that are literally being supported by other trees that have been somant force taking them off its foundation and into other trees and again, this is some of the mess that people here in the concord area are waking up to this morning. just in front of this house, crews actually shredding 1349 trees that are actually on route 2a just so they can get
power. we will be out here all morning assessing the damage and waiting for the national weather service to get here and talk to homeowner as soon as they get home to see, in fact, what's in their backyard and damage they might have and bring it to you always on fox25boston.com. reporting live in concord, i'm daniel miller, fox25 news. >> daniel: >> sara: this morning crews from the national weather service will be out trying to determine if a tornado area, but it is difficult to determine if tornado hit unless someone spots the funnel cloud and how it looked with picture painted in the radar moving right through. >> all we can go by and 3:00 in the morning you're not going to see, this is the most dangerous kind of tornado, one that happens at night and within heavy rains, so shrouded not just by darkness and rain around
marlboro to concord and notch that goes on by and see it here again, the notch where you're finding the tornado, go closer to see it better too. and find out this storm had enough juice to it to produce what looked like spinning winds. again, the notch looked at it from concord to here and lobe sticking down from the storm. look at it a little mer closely, this is the area we are talking about, concord from where all the damage was, red and green on velocity scan and red toward it. you can get spinning rotation here when you see opposite spinning winds. called wind sheer. but we can also take the live stormtracker radar turn it and cut layer through the atmosphere and find those winds again. this is toward the radar, this is away and right next to each other, zoom down in there and find out closely right in concord, this is spinning all the way down to the ground. looks to me like there was at
right at ground level, right there in concord and you can clearly see three-dimensional view of the live radar and velocity scan, amazing view of something you don't see very often and something you would not see at 3:19 in the morning in the dark and all the heavy rain that was happening out there. in the bright red area, there's independence road, this is elect road and this is cambridge turnpike pike and area that daniel miller is right now looking at the damage that's happened clearly and some of the so really good view what was happening on live stormtracker radar at the time you wouldn't be able to see it and at sleep or too dark outside. >> julie: i know you and shiri have been looking at it. 138 canton tow truck on scene, ambulance has left but still have the left lane -- two left lanes blocked because fire truck
as you could see almost back to the braintree split. shifting north, 93 south trouble spot north of the pike. here are live drive times, 18 minutes on route 3, that is if you're heading from 128 and 35 minutes on 93 south from the cloverleaf to the leverett connector and 26 minutes in the spot near the accident from university avenue to the weston tolls. back to you. >> 7:38. this morning two young children are in critical condition after being pulled from a swimming pool, boy and in lowell sunday afternoon -- saturday afternoon. they were swimming in a pool when they were found unresponsive. neighbor heard screaming and ran to the backyard for help. >> i'm a registered nurse. i went over to see if i could help with a little girl that required some first aid. i gave a couple compressions, gave couple -- cleared airway, made sure she was breathing when they got here. >> neighbors tell the lowell sun
girl was awake and crying. unclear if either child lives at the house where this happened. >> sara: 96-year-old berlin man is dead after a weekend car crash at exit 26 ramp in ber len on 495. police say yesterday afternoon the man was traveling north when he hit a rock wall on the ramp. the man was pronounced dead on the scene. his name has not been released and crash is under investigation. >> gene: state's tolling system will do more than charge ez pass every time you hop on pike. system will have license plate readers contact when car connected to crime. state says the system will be only be used in public emergencies like amber alert. the state transportation board will meet to come up with list of approved situations where the system can be used. aclu has issues potentially with the new system which is expected
>> julie: good morning, everyone. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. on the expressway right now hovering just around 40 minutes for the drive time as head from the braintree split to the exit for the pike. shiri? >> shiri: sun out in boston right now, things looking million times better than they were, even just a couple hours ago. so we got improving conditions, but we still have rain showers out there over southeastern massachusetts, that's where i'm following some of the latest showers focusing down across the cape and islands. barnstable and pocket of steadier rain and hyannis as well, but this has brought some much needed rainfall to the area. we will take a look at rain totals and show you where the showers are next coming up. >> gene: incredible rescue this morning, how toddler survived close to an hour in the water after her parents boat overturned. back to school means big bucks for school supplies. coming up easy way to save some
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>> shiri: time out back end and barnstable should be over at 8:00 a.m. at 8:08, last exiting nantucket at 8:36. ? ? >> sara: it is so hard to believe but it is back to school time already and this week we money as the new year starts. whether your kids are starting kindergarten or heading off to college, buy them everything they need without breaking the bank. fox25 elizabeth hopkins shows you ways to save on school supplies. >> elizabeth: pens, pencils, backpacks. parents on the hunt for school supplyiz and americans will spend more than 75 billion on
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>> don't get sucked in by expensive trendy item. >> what's popular today may not be popular in six months and your kid will say mom, i don't want to carry that school bag any more, it is out of style. >> stores are already offering deals and sales and expect food traffic to increase steadily. >> the weekend before labor day typically the busiest weekend. >> elizabeth hopkins, news. >> sara: exerts say if you're looking for a bargain, monitor facebook and twitter accounts and often deals posted when you least expect them. >> gene: people came together for pink flower print shirt. debra put out call for help. her daughter has autism and her daughter loves her pink shirt but it had been worn and torn too many times to fix and
debra asked if 97 had a hand-me-down they could send and internet responded in big way. >> so far we have about 12 that have arrived at the house. we have probably about 140 more that are on their way. >> gene: how sussum is that? shirts are coming as for away as japan and target provided fabric so they could make their own that will anybody strong supply for years to come. >> laundry dream for the parents and don't have to do the laundry, give her a fresh shirt. >> julie: waiting for accident to clear. backed up all the way to the braintree split and tweeted out picture of the backups that sky fox had captured on camera. they are not pretty. seeing average speeds of 10 miles per hour on 495
police just tweeting out that the clean-up from that jackknifed trailer 495 to the pike in hopkinton is still underway and that's what's giving us the average speeds of 10 miles per hour. we are seeing red. 33 minutes on expressway from the braintree split to the exit for the pike. 55 minutes on 93 south, 27 minutes on 128 northbound from university avenue in westwood to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us you went on the air warning everybody and this is what we have, blue sky now. >> vast improvements, storm we have right now not nearly as powerful what we went on at 3:00 a.m. with where we had tornado warnings, severe thunderstorm warnings, not the case and plain old rain and will last until 8:00, 8:30, very
winds. we have talked nonstop how much we need the rain today. boston picking up just under an inch and man, oh man, did we need it. gusty northwest winds that push out the clouds, push out the showers, but do pull in some kind of blustery conditions for the afternoon. 9:00 a.m. there it is, all the rain is gone, got a couple lingering clouds at the coastline, those will clear out as well and nice bright 67 in boston now, a lot of live looks i'm getting look nice and sunny. perhaps a couple clouds maybe closer to the water, closer to logan but we are looking pretty bad out there. rain totals like i said just under an inch of rain and we needed that. so at 9:00 a.m. 71?, few clouds left at 11, it is all sunshine, folks. 76?, upper 70s will do for highs this afternoon, back down to about 74 at 7:00 this evening.
79?, water temperature 70 and next high tide 3:00 this afternoon and does turn that bright later on today. don't want to head to the beaches over the cape and islands, give it couple hours, friends, it will look amazing out there today. 78 in boston, 78 in bedford, 77 in lawrence and 75 in nashua. mid to lower 70s over central mass and we got some lowe 80s here for the south shore and southcoast, night fresh turn and crisp tomorrow and lower 80s and about 80 tomorrow in the boston area, minus wind, by the way. humidity is dropping today, stay low tomorrow, wednesday 86?, same on thursday. by friday humidity is back along with those upper 80s, so going to get stick and he hot, full like feel blown summer again, showers in forecast and weekend
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beautyrest black. get your beautyrest. >> sara: governor says storm in baton rouge hasn't gotten as much attention because wasn't connected to hurricane. so far the state has been approved for $30 million in federal housing aids. >> gene: florida family counting blessings over the weekend as toddler is thrown out of their boat and trapped underneath it. rescue crews search in the dark and were able to find the girl after hearing her cries from under that boat.
couldn't find her. >> gene: jumped back into the river looking for daughter missing after the family's boat overturned. she could hear sobs from the girl who's just shy of two years old but couldn't tell where the cries were coming from. passersby from another boat jumped in to help. framingham escaped unharmed when thrown from 24-foot boat when struck power line and capsized. soaked cell phone. >> send someone now. >> soon helicopter was in the air flooding the river with search light but still no baby in sight. officers adam ward and matt rush stripped the gear and went for the boat. >> we heard crying and it was joyful to us. usually incidents like this doesn't turn out like that. >> they took turns diving under
girl in small pocket of air in the lifeboat. >> that was pretty cool experience. >> thank you for saving my baby and saving our world. >> gene: officers are crediting the important for putting life vests on their kids. without them the outcome would have been very different. >> sara: severe storm causing damage in several local towns. kevin lemanowicz joining local coverage breaking down plus crews are bringing us the latest damage reports coming up at the top of the hour. >> daniel: >> shiri: strong thunderstorm that we have this morning, even the tornado warning that we had at 3:00 a.m. but since then we are seeing a steady decline.
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coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. covering aspect of severe weather. we appreciate you being with us this morning on monday morning. it is august 22nd, i'm gene lavanchy. >> sara: i'm sara underwood. the first tornado warning popped up after 3:00 this morning and shiri spear has been on air covering the storm ever since she has in the stormtracker clearing center and clearing skies we like to see. >> sun out from boston to the north and west and boston at 70? and temperatures moving upward here and 68 in plymouth and still got the rain from hyannisport to chatham to provincetown and down to the vineyard and nantucket. that's the last of it. look at how much rain we got, over an inch in worcester, almost an inch in boston, just over an inch in beverly and we needed this, about third of inch in plymouth, so this rain, we will take whatever we can get.
prompted the tornado warning, more on that coming up, 75? noon time 76 making it into the upper 70s in most town and cities and could get briefly up to 80?, forecast on the cape today, coast and inland about 79 with endless sunshine but the wind also going to be a changing piece of our forecast today as winds strengthen here this afternoon. i will break down what kind of winds and humidity to plan around coming up. now let's send it back to >> sara: severe storm come and gone by this morning and left with path of destruction from marlboro to concord. look at latest power outages right now. more than 2400 people are still without power around the area. fox25 stephanie coueignoux begins the team coverage in concord where crews say they will be turning power off on and all day to fix the power lines, stephanie. >> stephanie: getting look at
by massive trees. whoa, did you just see that? using chainsaws and knocked down one of those branches right here. again, as you could see, very active situation as they are now working to clean up all of this mess. >> the wind that was crazy, crazy, radio and then like peaceful. >> this morning's storm lasted just a matter of minutes, but impact intense. massive trees and downed power lines streets in area of lexington road and hawthorne lane in concord. half dozen homes are da and he expects the number to grow. no reports of any injuries though. for jenna mcnicholas scared. >> it was really scary.
avoid the area as crews begin to clean up process and he says they have to cut power to thousands as part of the process. the outages stretching to hanscom air force base and expected to last hours. again, coming back here live, see active situation. again can't stress enough. please avoid the area if you can. we are talking about lexington road, hawthorn lane, old bedford road and national weather rv to determine if a tornado actually touched down but still a very active situation and clean-up process will last for hours. in concord, stokinger, fox25 news. >> gene: across town where stephanie is the winds were so strong it ripped out a tree bringing it down on a business.
>> daniel: trees down on businesses and backyards and tree came down on vehicle route 2a and concord and see the tree not as massive as the ones we have been showing you this morning, but it did cause some damage to this homeowner's vehicle. steve block that lives along this route 2a here in concord told me this morning that he and his wife were alerted by all the weather apps that alerts that went off this morning and that's how they knew something was they also had no power so they had to depend on weather alerts and told me they went to the basement to try to figure out, you know, what was going on and then this is what else he had to say. >> all of a sudden right exactly when they said it would, this huge wind started blowing and i didn't really hear anything happen but it was unusually strong wind. never really heard a wind like that before. then we went back to bed about
you know, i just came out here to see what was going on. i see this tree sitting on my car, which surprisingly a little damage but there's a whole tree sitting on my car, so i have to figure out what to do about that. >> got a lot of cleaning up to do. >> that's right. no power anywhere around here either. >> daniel: steve block and his wife here with no power, they are going to have to contact their insurance company to come out to tree removed off the vehicle, but this is just some of a lot more damage along route 2a here in concord, we have a business, mill brooke farm, large massive tree, on top of their nursery down there, and then across the street from the block's home is another home where there's a massive tree in the backyard where the national weather service will probably go over there sometime today and assess and survey the damage back there to determine if, in fact, there was straight-line winds or tornado that moved through the
of course, we will be out here throughout the morning to bring you the very latest. reporting live in concord, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: before the storm hit concord it helped through marlboro and that's where we find jessica reyes with look at several trees that came down in the storm and making it tough to get around, jess. >> jessica: sara, it was a pretty scary morning here in marlboro, especially on walker street, where a massive tree snapped in half and still see morning, tree company working to cut it up and get out of the way and national grid was here as well because it brought down power line. three company here in cherry pickers, looking to get tree branches out of the power lines at that time and here along walker street this morning, a lot of the street unfortunately people are still without power.
were nearly 2,000 people without power and 124, many of them living along the road here and just about an hour ago we spoke with man that lives on this street. he is one of the unlucky ones without power and he says he jumped right out of bed as soon as he heard the tree snap in half. >> three in the morning and dog went out of mind. just heard a noise, loud bang, blew and i said somebody must have hit a pole or something. rain was coming down at that point. we have a skylight over our bed. i thought the skylight was going to collapse on me. >> jessica: walker street, as i said, certainly the worst of the damage here in this area but some of the trouble spots on this area were over on framingham road and curtis ave as well. we know some people on those two
have power this morning. as stephanie and daniel, we heard them both say, the national weather service they will be going to concord to figure out whether or not this was, in fact, tornado. we know they are going to be here as well looking into that very same thing, trying to figure out if this was a tornado or some sort of the straight-line winds that caused all of this damage here. but we know crews especially here on walker street, they will be out here for several more hours this morning, we will be out here as well live report from the scene in just about half hour. live in marlboro, jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> gene: not confirmed right now that a tornado touched down but the weather was really wild as you can see. kevin lemanowicz has look at sky fox and if it was a tornado. >> kevin: looking at pattern and looking which way trees are and crisscross each other and
ways and looks like rotation in the storm. not only do we know from the pictures and video and live stormtracker radar. here are pictures. nice tree lying this way, another one in this direction. seemed to be scattered about. tuto tell, even if straight-line winds, picked up, bang into other things and lie down in what looks like a pattern national weather service already enroute, going to concord and marlboro to check both locations out. doesn't matter if it was a tornado not at this point except for statistics and record keeping or to be able to say hey, we had a tornado. this, biting, is three-dimensional view of doppler radar showing the green and red, velocity, red means wind blowing into the tv screen and when you have it close together like this, you have rotation and when the rotation
above, very strong indication into a brief touchdown into your tornado and doesn't look like what it was at this point and strong winds and damage was done, whether straight-line wind or tornado, that's for semantics and record keeping at this point and now the storm is gone, see all the damage and take look at it and national weather service make that official later on this morning. tornado warning as soon as it was issued and as storms moved right through. if you want to pinpoint the rain moving through the area, fox25 radar aphigh pressure has best way to look at weather. now we check roads. >> julie: average speed 10 miles per hour at chunk of
it is because of an earlier tractor-trailer accident on offramp as heading from 495 to the pike and that's why we are still seeing those slow conditions. as we shift east soldier's field road right now partially blocked at cambridge street and you could see the picture a little hard to make out but right here we have some flooding, so one of the left-hand lanes is blocked off right now, only one is open and that's why things are slowing down even more so in the the tobin, 42 minutes 93 south, 38 minutes 128 southbound from route 1 in peabody to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now with update on nicer weather ahead of us. >> big turn around today. went from storm this morning to sun now in boston, perfect visibility and still some issues, hyannis, chatham and nantucket because it is still raining in those spots. in boston this is how the rest of the morning commute shapes up right now, 70? and mostly sunny,
forward, 9:00 a.m. 71? and by 10:00 a.m. 75. kind of slow warm-up. show which you towns and cities are on track to hit 80 and when the rain is done for good. >> 12 minutes after 8:00 this morning, scary find in the woods of maine. the 10-foot snake skin that has some pet owners concerned. >> sara: one person is dead, another serious lie injured after they were run over by a party bus in east boston. next witnesses reveal what the
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early yesterday morning 20 women were on the bus that they rented out for the night. a passenger tells us that two of the women fell out of a window and passengers started yelling for the driver to stop. the woman only talked to fox25 but she does not want to be identified. >> we kept running. >> sara: all the passengers in the party bus back to where the two wome the other was taken to the hospital with injuries. the bus company says the driver was questioned by police and they are fully cooperating with the investigation. >> daniel: as investigation continues into the death of 15-month-old in woburn, fox25 has learned the family has donated the organs. boy's father says the boy's father could save five lives. noah larson died thursday after found unresponsive earlier in the week. he and twin sister cared for by
right now it is unclear what happened. the department of children and family has custody of three children, including the twin sister. middlesex district attorney's office and dcf are investigating. >> sara: new hampshire couple hit by scammers that tricked them by using elaborate and terrifying scheme. this is story only on fox25. the wife, brianna, says someone called her claiming they kidnapped her husband. phone and her husband answered. >> he was angry and said why would you hang up. >> brianna did exactly what he wanted her to do. she with drew and wired to puerto rico. while brianna was on the phone
same story. they called police but most likely out of money. >> julie: 8:17. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes live pictures right now of some flooding on soldiers field road. rivers street and we have one lane blocked because it is just a little too deep there. we take you over to the map. that's what the icon is showing. expressway a little bit slow but pretty typical for this time of our morning commute. still dealing with these pesky residual delays from an earlier tractor-trailer accident on the ramp f average speeds 10 miles per hour and backup to hopkinton all the way into the mildford area. here are live drive times, only one of concern and i wouldn't even call it concern. i would say the slowest spot is the expressway, but 33 manslaughter is pretty typical for the thick of the morning commute. meanwhile, meteorologist shiri spear has been keeping us up-to-date on twitter, social media and on air and i love this
>> shiri: it was a rough go this morning. showers hanging tight across outer cape as well as nantucket, but doppler radar is clear in the boston area. clear for much of the cape and martha's vineyard as well. so these showers are coming to an end and here you could see and 8:30 this morning, got few lingering showers across the outer cape or perhaps nantucket and then they are out and sun is in for everyb northwest winds coming in and pulling in cooler, dryer air, so kind of fighting the sunshine in one sense, so the sun trying to warm us up, gusty wind trying to cool us down and temperatures today falling flatter than previous dates but still in seasonable realm, relatively normal this time of year, wind gusts expected 20 miles per hour at noon time and into the afternoon, i would say 20 to 25 miles per hour, maybe a come stronger near 30 miles per hour
picture is definitely an improving one. even for hyannis at 68 now where we still have some rain, still have a little visibility issue. you can see 10:00 a.m. might still have a few clouds left but by noon time all sunshine from there and get up to around 79, 80? there. lower 80s in plymouth and new bedford, 78 in boston and lawrence and framingham at 77? and fitchburg at 76. low temperatures tonight back into the 50s but this is a this is 50s that's going to feel really, really refreshing if you are in favor of maybe saving a couple buck, turn off heating, cooling, crack window open, might get chilly by the time you wake up tomorrow morning with highs in sunshine, lower 80s on tuesday without the wind but nice low humidity, 86 the number on wednesday and thursday. by friday humidity and scattered showers. also warm again with highs in
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>> gene: june officers spotted 10-foot snake across the river and folks worried about the small pets and snake potentially feasting on them. official believe this snake could be someone's pet that escaped or perhaps a pet that was released. >> julie: different than releasing cat on farm. julie: panda didn't feel
100-pound cake out of diluted fruit juice and apples and zookeepers pulled the cake out, bay bay nowhere to be found. instead his mom came out and ate the cake instead. napping inside the enclosure. >> sara: bad manners by momma bear. you have to save the cake for i would never eat the girl's birthday cake. >> julie: that's because you're the nicest person in the world. >> sara: no mother would do that. >> julie: i'm not a mother. >> sara: one man went extra mile to try to avoid police. side by side image everyone has been talking about. this is a local story. hyannis man is in police custody after walking out disguised as old guy. swat and police surrounded home on south yarmouth on friday
miller wanted for drug trafficking charges and tried to stroll past officers in life-like mask. police say miller wore the $2,000 mask everywhere he went to try to avoid arrest. miller was due this court later this month. i mean it looks pretty good except around the eyes. the eyes look a little bit weird. >> a little suspicious and then when they realized it was a mask, did he do like a faceoff kind of game of throwns like peel his face. >> sara: >> julie: has to be surveillance video of that somewhere. $2,000 mask to try to steal -- allegedly traffic drugs. >> sara: where do you find a traffic mask like that? >> shiri: rain and clouds for breakfast and sunshine and wind for lunch and dinner time. that means although it is reasoning, afternoon sun and 81 in plymouth this afternoon.
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of here, no more tornado, no more severe thunderstorm warning and gusts around 25 miles per hour and worcester 21 miles per hour and 17 in lawrence and you're going to find more and more of those kind of teens and 20s being reported here through the afternoon. last of the rain over orleans and nantucket, so i told you this is going to end around 8:00 a.m.ish and there it goes, 8:30 will do it. temperature dropping behind it and couple hours ago it was steamy, very high humidity here and temperatures and humidity actually backing off a bit, 70 in boston looking nice and bright, feeling comfortable as well. 65 in worcester right now, 66 in leominster. 68 in nashua, new hampshire. so currently we got partly to even mostly sunny conditions, depending where you are, clouds over southeastern massachusetts and boston nice and bright 10:00 a.m. 72? and 75 here by noon time today and 79 by 3:00 this afternoon, but you could see the gusts are
25 miles per hour from thing northwest and gusty sunshine after the intense morning rain and time out improvements. >> gene: marlboro hit 3:00 and knocked out power hundreds of homes and crews have been working to get the lights back on since then. fox25 jessica reyes continues the team coverage with look at repair work rather tat
power lines with it and that's what crews are deal with right now. crews from the company looking and electronic coming down as we speak and show you video from earlier this morning and video from crews from the tree company working to get tree branches out of the power lines and bridges and hangled up and power lines this morning ask right around 4:00 and this town without power. right now and as it has the last couple of hours, that number has decreased significantly and 125 and been at 125 since 5:00 this morning, so maybe makes progress in that regard but 125 people and walker street because national grid did cut the tower to a lot of people that live around here as they continue to try to clean up the mess that
several more hours working on that and one man lives on this street, has unfortunately one of those 125 people without power and coming up in just about three hours. jessica reyes, fox25 news. >> town that might have the most clean-up is concord. they took down a lot of trees near the center of town. stephanie coueignoux has been out talking to official and progressing there. >> this is a very very slow process. doesn't look like they are making progress but they are because there's so much damage and hawthorn lane and hard hit area and show you just the
about many neighbors here in concord waking up to this and going to have the photographer zoom on to enormous tree that was uplifted from the roots and actually being trapped up by a second tree. so some good news right over there but guerin we are talking about this area that fire chief says please avoid at all costs if you can today because again, process is going to take hours. authhorn lane, lexington rain, bedford road stretching to hanscom air force base they say and look at this, these are the power lines, another issue all morning long and power pole been snapped into and all of those lines are now sagging. the issue earlier was that electron -- electricity flowing and that has since gone and power no longer in these lines but again the long process continues here.
homeowners since they have never seen anything like this before, incredibly scary, lasted three minutes but as you can see a lot of damage was done in those three minutes. crews are working, i don't know if you can hear the chainsaws, working to cut down some of the trees but again, entire area not open to traffic for at least the next six hours or so. concord, stephanie coueignoux, >> sara: homeowner try to clean up backyards now littered with trees. daniel miller continues the team coverage and what people are waking up to. >> daniel: i'm daniel miller in concord this morning. see some of the damage left hint after the severe storms moved through the area early this morning. massive more than 30-foot tall tree here in concord and see the extent of the damage here and this is just a little of the
strong winds that possibly moved through the area, they can see roots exposed showing you the significant force that hit the area early this morning and tried to go to the homeowner here and no one answered the door. i'm not sure they know the tree is back of the home. you can see the grass moving in different possibly showing you the force of what went back here around 2:00, 3:00 this morning and not all the things looked at and downed trees see here in this video. it is just incredible just to see force of whatever moved through here bringing down massive three limbs and how they are snapped and being supported
again and bring you latest fox25 and fox25boston.com. reporting in concord this morning, daniel miller, fox25 news. >> sara: chief meteorologist kevin lemanowicz joinsities now with look storm moved through. >> kevin: nobody saw funnel cloud. rain coming down hard so any tornado or funnel cloud would be rain wrapped. can't see it in all of that rain. last four tornadoes touched down in massachusetts, two in one day in 2015 last summer and then approximate worcester small one in revere. this one important to know because that too happened in the
where saw with the other storm. now we looked to this one. this one actually had rotation with it on radar. saw the storm pushing on by and see it come on through the concord area right there, that's the one that had notch on it and potential for rotation and see it kind of curl up and no doubt rotation with the storm and can't tell by looking at rainfall part of the rainfall, switch over to find there's red and green next to each other and disappear and see it much better, red and green which is indicative of twisting motion in the atmosphere. different winds blowing and put winds one way and kind of connect the dots, you get circulation and that's what was coming down toward the ground level and possibly touching down
pattern what kind of winds dealing with and looking at whether it was or wasn't a tornado and straight-line wind with thunderstorm in excess of 100 miles per hour in the past and don't have damage to cause what we are seeing out there, guys. >> gene: two young children are in critical condition after being pulled from swimming pool. boy and girl both preschool aged were at birthday party in lowell saturday when found unresponsive. neighbor heard screaming and ran in the backyard to help. >> i'm a registered nurse and went over to see if i could help. a little girl that required some first aid. i gave a couple compressions, gave couple -- cleared the airway, made sure she was breathing when they got here. >> gene: neighbors tell the lowell sun the little boy was unconscious when taken away, little girl was awake and crying. unclear if either child lives at
state's new overhead tolling system will do more than charge your easy pass every time you hop on pike. the system will have license plate readers alert police if car connected to crime and also charge people toll that don't have the near route 109. we have a new accident on the pike eastbound right before 495 but that is not causing near lie as many issues as the early
this accident on 95 northbound near mechanic street in sharon. right now x-ray pretty typically slow, not a lot of room between the cars. average speeds about 20 miles per hour. i was 4 miles too high. 16 miles per hour, my bad. 33 minutes right down the expressway for the braintree split to the exit for the pike. 43 minutes on 93 south, 29 minutes on northbound from university avenue in westwood to the weston tolls. meteorologist shiri spear joining us. we made it through the storm this morning, shiri. now we have a very nice day ahead. >> almost an inch of rain in boston and a lot of you like to hear as well, half inch in norwood, over inch in beverly. we really needed rain and finally made up a little bit of ground and here on out we each get to enjoy some nicer conditions and temperatures that are going to be moving their way through the 70s for the rest of the morning and afternoon. i will show you what kind of warm-up to plan in your town coming up. >> gene: 8:42.
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>> gene: new information about the death of music icon prince pills found in his room were mislabeled. they were marked hydrocodone but they were actually the opioid fentanyl. it is 100 times stronger than morphine. they said prince had so much of the drug in his system he had no chance of surviving. newspaper says investigators are leaning toward the theory that prince did not know that the pill were actually fentanyl.
heroin and painkillers could be prescribed more pills. pediatric group for new recommendations for young addicts. >> reporter: federal official call opioid addiction a national crisis. for people between the ages of 12 and 25, illegal opioid use has more than doubled in the past decade. the american academy of pediatrics is urging pediatricians to treat drug abuse and addiction among young people with medication boop never rin. these types of medications can suppress withdraw symptoms, decrease cravings and cut the risk of relapse. only special trained doctors can prescribe the types of drugs and sometimes they can only be dispensed at special clinics. think of methadone clinics. just last month the obama administration increased the number of addicts those especiallily trained doctors are allowed to treat.
framingham pin evader rin and similar pills don't cure addiction. pediatric group urging members to refer patients to doctors that prescribe these type of drugs if they themselves don't prescribe it. reporting in washington, jacqueline fell, fox25 news. >> julie: good morning, everyone. we track traffic and weather together every ten minutes. it is now 8:48. still watching slow spot on 495. it has been with us all tractor-trailer that was on the ramp 495 to the pike and hopkinton into the mildford area around route 109. shifting slightly southeast we still have the accidents on 95 northbound, pretty close to each other, between sharon and mansfield. one near mechanic street, other closer to 495. and that's causing just a little bit of congestion. live look at the expressway which has actually improved slightly since last minute we
really the slowest spot right now, average speeds 16 miles per hour. meteorologist shiri spear joining us now, and you're saying good-bye humidity out there, even though we dealt with earlier rain showers. that's gone and now we can have feel of fall. >> high humidity was reason the storm were strong, oftentimes an indicater we could be looking at severe weather. indeed the case this morning we had tornado warnings issued and over a yearag. august 4th, 2015 was the last tornado warning. so it has been all summer. first scare here of the summer and we are waiting to hear what the survey crews with the national weather service determine whether or not there was a tornado touched down. of course, kevin lemanowicz has the latest look at some of our -- those damage reports coming up. sunshine and damaging winds, next rain after this will be on friday, but here is a little
this morning, walking you through this, zooming to local streets but concord in particular taking look at 1349 damaged reports coming out of there this morning. so now all the rain offshore good-bye showers, good-bye humidity. this is now when we can take a little bit of deep breath and enjoy the rest of the weather for the rest of the day. 10:00 this morning, i think even clouds are overdone a little bit because going to brighten up in a gist and cl we get into the afternoon. boston 70?, nearly ink of rain today but look at gusts starting to pick up. first gust here of 21 miles per hour being reported in boston, so this is kind of first windy hour of the morning. and by noon time we will be at 76?. we got upper 70s headed toward you for the afternoon. along with breezy skies. so at the beaches today, 75 to 79? i think between those lower temperatures, lower humidity and a little bit of a breeze, it is
going to be a nice day and get wind blown at beach. high tides around 3:00 this afternoon. high temperatures upper 70s in boston and bedford, beverly, over to nashua at 75?, worcester at 72. then we got southeastern massachusetts today with lower 80s in plymouth and new bedford and about 81 on the vineyard. tonight it is 50s. talk about a fresh overnight forecast. feel cool when you wake up tomorrow, light jackets on stand by here sleeves are underneath because we do get all the way back up to 80? tomorrow with more sun. 86 here on wednesday, 86 on thursday. both days nice and quiet. humidity and warmer temperatures really back in play on friday with high around 88? and scattered showers expected and lower 80s continue. back to you. >> sara: a plea on facebook makes it around the world. dozens who answered one moms
>> gene: patriots off-sewn anything but smooth and hits keep on coming. deon lewis will need a second surgery on his knee. tore it last year against washington and herald reporting eight to 10-week setback and won't see him until mid-october at the earliest. then there's right tackle sebastian and injured reserve list and hurt his ankle last year and being reported today that vollmer has a hip injury and keep him off the field for the entire season. tom brady once again absent from practice. expected to be absent. excused from practice yesterday and will be excused again today for noninjury related reasons. he sliced open his thumb before the preseason game against the bears while cleaning out that's
missed preseason game to attend a memorial service. no word why brady excused from the practices. >> sara: coming together for a pink flower print shirt. debra put out call for help. her daughter has autism and loves her pink shirt but it has been worn and torn just too many times to fix and designer no longer makes it. so debra asked if anyone had a hand-me-down if she could send big way. >> so far we have about 12 that have arrived at the house. we have probably about 140 more that are on their way. >> sara: shirts are coming as far away as japan. target provided role of fabric to make own shirts for years to come. >> gene: nice story. 8:00 pix.
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