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today, chilly out as well. we want to get over to rob baker with a peek at the forecast. some of these wind gusts are pretty intense. booster, a high of 44. some of the gust today will probably be across wooster county, across the wooster county. you factor in the wind, it feels like 39 in boston and it feels like 29 in wooster. again, off to chilly the day, so wind advisory remains in effect until 6:00. we will see frequent gusts in the 3250 mile-per-hour range is terms of the rain, we did see a little but about yesterday evening. it also snows in the berkshires, the green mountains of vermont, and that is coming cloud line is on the new york and massachusetts border.
sunshine this afternoon. the temperatures will be a little cooler than normal. it will definitely feel fall like when we factor in the wind. we will talk about her next chance of rain in a few minutes two want to start this morning with a developing story out of nashua, new hampshire. police are looking for the missing teenager, jacob goulet. he was missing when one of his parents notified police. there are additional concerns that the severe weather overnight or on friday may have played a rol the area right on main street in a storm drain was reported open. the team's father said goulet was walking home during the storm, the route that it would've taken leads right to had called in a suspicious open during on 75 main street and also reported there were personal items located nearby. detectives have looked at surveillance video and determined that the items were in goulet's video and he was on foot during the storm.
actually saw him fall into the drain. here's another look at his picture. massive search is underway, including the nashua and merrimack river and the entire underwater storm drain system. officials say that the search could take an extended period of time. national police also expect to hold a news conference later today where they are expected to provide more information. 7news now with the latest on the tragedy of the south and. we are hearing from the aunt and uncle from accident that happened on working on the christa of rain break flooded the trench full of water. several men were able to get out, but other workers did not. amaka ubaka is live with more on what they are saying. >> woman: his death was tragic and from what we hear. >> man: yes. >> woman: should not have happened. >> the family of robert higgins is in disbelief, struggling to
friday afternoon for what should've been a typical day on the job. >> woman: he was just a kind person. he was an average, gentle, kind person always there to help you out. >> man: team begins at another construction worker were killed after a trench they were taking flooded. and he was passionate about his job. >> man: very early in the morning, 4:30 all the way to warn. victims names, but hewitt said their nephew is one of the two who died on the job. investigators are still looking into what happened, but the he was feel that atlantic drain operations should not have been allowed to work in the first place. they find that they have been find nearly $100,000 in the past for osha, including fines for under ground building and supplies have not been paid. >> man: they continue to get jobs, why? >> and while that remains unanswered, rob protected 's
>> woman: we have to focus on those, not how he died, but how he lived. amaka ubaka, 7news today in new england. a person was hit in a car right near the barn stable paragraphs. police say it happened right near the fairgrounds. route 151 experiencing some delays while police investigated the scene. no word on whether any driver. a bad crash in east bridgewater, a suspected drunk driver slamming into a police cruiser. the officer had to be taken to the hospital. seven's kelly o'hara has more. >> man: it is a very dangerous situation. the officer is just sitting there doing his job, not prepared for such an impact. and that is obviously quite a shock to the body. >> in east bridgewater officer home from the hospital, recovering after an alleged
officer was on patrol. >> man: as you can see, quite the impact to the back of the vehicle. the officer is recovering, out of the hospital and recovering. is pretty banged up and sore. >> police say the driver who hit the officer was 29-year-old ryan macaluso. you can see from the abington's man was shot the man sustained a large gash to his forehead from the impact of the crash. macaluso was arrested and put behind bars. police say the two passengers in his car were lucky because they walked away uninjured. >> man: we just hope that everybody learns from this. and we are thankful that our officer is okay. >> kelly o'hara, seven news, today in new england. following up with the east boston police officers injured in a shoot off recently, officer matt moore was shot in the leg and lost a lot of blood, released from mass general hospital on saturday. he will get more treatment at the boston spaulding rehab center as well, and richardson
boston police commissioner williams evans said he is obviously happy to see these officers on the road to recovery. officers morrison and telework both shot during a shoot out on october 12. the suspect identified as kirk figaro opened fire on police with an assault rifle and handguns is a responded to the scene. investigators say they were looking into a fight between figaro and his roommate. the suspect was shot and killed, and the investigation into why this all ongoing. a bus driver sent to the hospital after a random attack on board the bus. police say two passengers assaulted an empty be a driver right near the burlington mall on saturday. one of the passengers was arrested, and police do not know why these individuals attack the driver. the victim is believed to be suffering from some minor injuries. let's talk football. the patriots are looking for the 61 of the season, the pass
against the steelers. pittsburgh is without their leader, big ben. he is out with a meniscus knee injury, and tom brady and the boys no they will still have to be sharp against an otherwise tough steelers team. 7news is in pittsburgh. >> reporter: 7 news, today in new england coming to you from pittsburgh. a marquee matchup between two very stored franchises in the league. pittsburgh, the first franchise in the nfl when four super bowls, and nfl best six and the patriots, a modern-day nfl champion. don't expect him to be slowing down anytime soon. >> man: was like firing towards gronkowski, the collin, they called it, touchdown patriots! >> better it is perkowski, edelman, white, under tom brady, there the most dynamic in the nfl. >> man: he wants to make them defend every blade of grass, and i think that is a great thing to do. you know?
defense. >> man: unlimited weapons, everybody is in tune, and we are playing fast and good. we obviously have a lot of things to work on, but we are playing good football. >> and with brady lighting up the league, all is well defensively. there are some issues, mainly, the nfl 27's worst defense on first avenue. >> man: are not winning any games on third down, but within any game, we have to find a way to win. i would be lying if i said needed to talk about over and over to get better on, and focus on. i said, the third down is all about matchups. you have to win the individual matchups. >> more favorable without roethlisberger, but still daunting against antonio brown. >> man: is very tough, tough to stay with him, but if you watch for a guy who is not that big time he really catches everything. >> man: the x running back and
he does a good job, just knowing where he said all the time. >> and the way that the steelers use him will be a huge key in this game. come sunday afternoon, the running game will have to really about the passing game. a lot of pressure on landry jones, especially if phil and deangelo williams cannot get things going for the steelers offense. reporting in pittsburgh, trey adair, seven news new and 7news is your home for patriots coverage all season long. just download tablet apps for updates when you're on the go as well. two back with the election countdown, which is now 16 days left until election day, getting closer. donald trump is now threatening legal allegations after another allegation of sexual misconduct, coming on the same day that he laid out an agenda for what would be his first 100 meantime, democrat hillary clinton is dodging her own
trail. jonathan hall has more. >> man: it was billed as a and gettysburg, pennsylvania, they not his agenda for his trump speeches, touchdown a wide range of topics from the leadership of abe lincoln ? >> man: is my hope we can look at his example to heal the divisions we are living through right now. >> to his plans to build a wall at the border. >> man: remember, i said mexico is paying for the wall. >> trump once again same that wo accusing him of inappropriate touching or kissing he is now threatening with legal actions. >> man: the events never happened. never. all of these liars will be sued after the election is over. >> all of this happening as 1/11 accuser came forward in la. >> woman: and mr. trump thought that such bullying tactics with silences accusers and prevent other women from coming forward, he will be sorely disappointed.
polls show winning within a margin of error in every swing state is trying to run out the clock, making an appeal to voters wavering in their support for trump. >> woman: you probably know people who are thinking about voting for donald trump. i understand that they need a president who cares about them, will listen to them, and i want to be there president, to. >> jonathan hall, seven news today new england. ti both candidates now in the running of the race with early voting already underway in 34 different states. 7news is your political head quarters for in the news for the race for the white house. just go to whdh.com to stay connected to all of the information you need to know on the campaign. and head, celebration and chicago. for the first time in more than 70 years, the cubs are heading to the world series after dispatching the doctors in game six. impressive wind gust so
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okay. a live look outside. the braintree split, you can see the trees going back and forth in the wind, not as intense in some spots. but when we get over to rob, it is pretty impressive. this means that many of us will be out with the great cleaning the leaves everywhere. >> yes, there may not be too many leaves left on the tree.
gust interacting with limbs still on the tree, possibly knocking down some power lines as well. blue hill observatory, 47, and wooster discussed a gust of 34. those are peak gusts so far, and we can easily break the numbers as we get into the later morning and afternoon hours. the wind gust will probably be the main issue today. for most of the road, this is a headwind, and for parts, kind of a cr headwind. a wind gust of 40 is likely through most of the day today, early clouds giving way to sunshine. 36 in beverly, 35 in nashville, but that is just half the story. a wind gust of 34 in worcester, 20 in nashua, q factor it in, and it feels like it is in the 20s and 30s right now. so a chilly start to the day you factor in the wind. if you look at our forecast,
in the 30 to 50 mile-per-hour range for most of the day with a higher cost coming into the higher elevations around worcester county and the islands. now again, after sunset the wind will start to die down and winds will become more manageable as we head into the overnight hours, overnight tonight into monday morning. in terms of rain, we did see some showers and even some snow, actual accumulating snow in the berkshires and green mountains overnight. th the radar looks quiet, but we will have clouds that will finally start to clear up. just back to our west, skies are already clearing out. not too long, skies are already clearing out. then, our next rainmaker in minnesota. a quick moving, much weaker system that will impact our weather overnight tonight, clearing skies tonight are still windy through most of the day. the winds finally calmed down into the overnight hours, and here comes our next chance of rain, rolling in during the
monday morning and your commute takes you south of the pike or brings you in from south of the pike, you're likely to see some showers. north of the pike, probably nothing. just a quick shot of rain for some of us early in the morning, otherwise, dry but cool for most of the work week. at the numbers, the high pressure struggle to reach 50 on tuesday, wednesday, overnight numbers in the 30s. the next chance of rain on thursday. >> ready for the golden. and there is no more talk in chicago because the cubs at long last are heading back to the world series, the first time in 71 years. they shut out the doctors, othing. by the way, the last time the cubs won a world series was back in 19 await. all right, let's talk about our local teams, the bruins two and oh. now, zero and two without him. not good there, suffering from a hamstring injury out of the tonight, they will obviously
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georgia just outside of atlanta. 11-year-old and 15-year-old brother and sister found shot the suspects forced their way in, and that is when the opened fire. several other children as young as six years old were also the home but not her. so far, police have not made any arrests. this morning, secretary of ns iraqi prime minister discussing progress and the operation to retake mosul. carter noted that it is a key importance in the battle against isis, and also sat down with u.s. military leaders to discuss whether or resources or assistance will be needed. he admits the fight will not be easy. >> man: we have tough and fighting ahead, and the u.s. will continue to play its part. >> the steady increase of troops helping to train iraqi allies to defeat isis. the u.s. military said 500
500 more or mostly on fortified bases, but even, they are far from the fighting. a major media deal in the corporate world is now confirmed. at&t is buying media giant time warner media giant time warner media giant time warner for $85.4 billion. it now brings together at&t and broadband services with time warner properties like hbo, cnn, and warner bros. studios it however, regulators will have to sign off on the deal before it becomes official. up next, a blustery start to your sunday. we some fierce wind gusts. can you see the camera blowing
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? all right, it is a windy, blustery start to the day. we want to get over to rob with a final check on the fec will likely continue. the skies will clear out this afternoon, temperatures will struggle mid to upper 50s, that is about it for highs today. a little below average, maybe a little bit of rain south of the pike early tomorrow morning. the big story this week will be the temperatures, daytime highs, 50 at best. tuesday, wednesday, thursday with temperatures well down into the 30s, even some 20s in
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