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good morning, america. new this morning, calling out barack obama. president trump taking aim in a tweet, criticizing his predecess predecessor's response to russian efforts to meddle in the american election. what obama knew about it and why one former administration official says they choked. the latest on this blame game. scare in the air. the frightening moments on board a jetblue flight, forcing an emergency landing. >> came down pretty fast. >> passengers told to brace for impact. emergency slides deployed. the search for the cause this morning. caught on camera. >> oh! >> the lucky boaters in the right place in the right time. >> i'm standing right here like this filming it. i'm like -- >> to catch the moment of a lifetime.
>> got 'em. >> the close encounter they will never forget. and canine competition, the parade of misfit pups vying for the title of world's ugliest dog. >> i like how she has hair everywhere-ish sort of. >> who collared the crown? good morning. a lot of news to get to this morning. we should point out there are four of us on set this morning instead of five because ron is over in london on assignment, but we miss him. but we will get him later. as i said, a lot of news this morning but we want to take a moment to saver the world's ugliest dog competition. look at these pooches. we have three of the top contestant on the screen right now. it usually comes down to the tongue, you'll notice. the winner often has a weird
one of these dogs took home the crown. we'll unveil the winner coming up in a few moments. my favorite beauty pageant of the year. >> we can say your morning is getting off to a great start. >> the only thing better would be the world's ugliest cat. >> dan sees the beauty in animals. we begin with president trump hitting his predecessor, criticizing former president obama on twitter and his handling of the russian meddling in the u.s. election. >> we are entering a key weekend over the battle in health care. a fifth republican senator has come out against the late eh proposal in the senate. this latest defector is nevada senator dean heller and he's being targeted by a pro trump super pac. a key senate committee has launched an investigation into former attorney general loretta lynch to see if her actions interfered into the fbi's investigation into hillary clinton's e-mails. we're going to kick off our coveragehi
david wright who's at the white house for us. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, paula and dan. the president's latest comments on russian hacking would seem to indicate a change in strategy, having long dismissed the idea that russia tried to meddle in the november election. president trump now seems to be taking it seriously and blaming barack obama. the first big hint of a shift came late last night in a tweet. just out, the obama administration knew far in advance of november 8th about election meddling by russia. did nothing about it. why? the president seems to be reacting to a "washington post" exclusive that offers a much more detailed account of russian efforts to meddle in the election, and president obama's secret struggle to stop them. moments after trump sent out his tweet, fox news aired a clip from a new interview with the president. >> i just heard today for the first time thatba
russia a long time before the election, and he did nothing about it. >> reporter: it's a dramatic shift for a president who earlier this week would not be pinned down on whether he believed the conclusions of u.s. intelligence agencies that russia did indeed try to meddle. >> i have not sat down and asked him about a specific reaction, so i would be glad to touch base and get back to you. >> reporter: trump himself as generally denied the idea. >> i think it's ridiculous. i think it's just not excuse. >> the entire thing has been a witch hunt. >> the russians did not affect the vote. >> reporter: his new strategy, in light of the "post" story, now seems to be blame obama. although the "post" reports that obama tried various counter measures, including confronting vladimir putin collectly, obama could have done much more to alert the american public about the threat, according to the post, which quotes one former official, even saying, i feel like we sort of choked. >> if he had the
it. he should have done something about it. but you don't read that. it's quite sad. >> reporter: former obama officials say there were several reasons they didn't speak out more forcefully at the time. among other things, they were worried that sounding the alarm might come across as political interference and they worried that trump might be a long shot. that's what their impression was. >> they thought trump was a long shot. sounds like they underestimated him. the senate released a draft of its health care bill, david. there is room for negotiation but how much republican opposition is there? >> overnight another senate republican, dean heller of nevada, came out against the bill. he's the fifth republican senator to do so. the republicans have only a razor thin majority in the senate to begin with, just barely enough votes to pass this thing, so unless they can win over some of those defectors, this bill would seem to be dead on arrival. >> there is still some room to tweak some of the language and that may changeom
david, thank you very much. we'll continue to cover this story. of course we want to bring in abc news political analyst kristen soltis anderson who's also in washington this morning. good morning. let me ask you first about president trump's strategy of blaming his predecessor for not doing more about russian meddling. smart play in your view? >> i think certainly it's a smart play because more and more evidence is coming out suggesting that, yes, russia did, in fact, attempt to influence our elections. this is clearer and clearer. so pivoting from diminishing this idea to instead saying why didn't anybody do anything about it still allows trump to push the blame somewhere else and say, look, my win was legitimate, if folks had a problem with this why didn't they wait until after the election to make a big deal about it. this is in the heart of why republicans and democrats have such widely different views on this. when the argument is did the
like voting machines were hacked. what this story is suggesting instead is that russia tried to change the news around the election, affect the campaign narrative, and it was when obama finally told putin, hey, you need to knock it off that he backed away and did not attempt to change any voting machines. now the narrative does support the idea that, yes, trump won the election legitimately but that also russia did really try to play a role. >> it is an interesting part of the narrative. i want to go back to health care. we know the republicans need a simple majority to get this passed in the senate but how much of an uphill battle to republicans face in passing this bill? >> it's going to be a big uphill battle in part because of the makeup of the senate and the fact that you have a handful of moderate members, folks who are up for re-election in tough states, folks who are going to be on the ballot who state they worry maybe negatively impacted by this bill and conservative members who think this bill doesn't go far enough in living up to the republican promise that they would repeal and replace
have folks like rand paul, ted cruz, really conservative tea party senators who don't think this goes far enough. any changes to the bill to make them happier might risk losing even more senators on the moderate side. it's a tightrope that senate leadership has to walk in order to get this bill passed. >> kristen soltis anderson when we call ksa, thank you for joining us. we have good news out of washington this morning. representative steve scalise who was shot during baseball practice more than a week ago has been upgraded to fair condition we're happy to report. scalise is out of the intensive care unit and beginning rehabilitation. matt micah, a lobbiest who was also shot during that attacked was released on friday. raids this morning after police foil a terror attack on islam's holiest site. a suicide
near the grand mosque in mecca overnight after being surrounded by police. that blast demolished that building and killed ten others. the plot comes as the fasting month of ramadan comes to an end this evening. >> we want to talk more about this. let's bring in abc news contributor steve ganyard who also served at the state department and is joining us from washington this morning, steve, good morning. i think a lot of people may wonder why would terrorists attack a muslim holy site if these terrorists themselves are islamic fundamentalists? >> that's a good question, dan. right now we don't know what kind of terrorists these were. it could have been shia terrorists backed by iran but they could have been sunni terrorists. there was upheaval this week with the announcement of a new succession plan, a new king to be named who will have a mandate to really change the culture of saudi arabia because of the drop in the price of oil. there's a lot of internal
turmoil, social turmoil in saudi arabia but also that continuing struggle between sunni and shia islam. >> could be some political motivation. we've seen an uptick of isis inspired attacks in the u.k. but they're losing ground elsewhere. if this attack was indeed isis, do you think it's a sign of desperation? >> it certainly is. you think about it right now, the fight that's going on out in eastern syria is shia and sunni islam coming together to squeeze is but this is really the beginning of the end. this battle will continue and the west will feel it in the frag pattern as the terrorists seek to hit out at either side of islam. >> all right, stevewashington, thanks for your analyses. in london families evacuated from more than 600 apartments
devastating high-rise fire that killed 70 people. the high-rise considered a risk after they failed safety tests triggered by the fire. reports this morning that 27 buildings in the u.k. have failed recent fire tests. >> not the results you want. >> no. back here at home, some dicey moments during the start of the busy travel season. smoke started to fill a jetblue flight forcing an emergency landing in charleston, south carolina. >> our eva pilgrim joins us with more on exactly what happened. good morning to you, eva. >> reporter: good morning. a three-hour flight interrupted, a plane forced out of the sky. everyone on board rushing to safety. scary moments mid-flight. a jetblue plane forced to make an emergency landing, smoke spotted inside the plane. >> just heads up, we will stop on the runway and plan an evacuation. >> reporter: passengers evacuating. first responders on the scene. >> went over the
position. came down pretty fast. >> reporter: it took off from white plains, new york to ft. lauderdale. halfway through the flight, passengers and crew noticed a problem. >> people started smelling smoke and there was obviously a little bit of haze in the air. >> reporter: the plane forced to land in charleston, south carolina. hundreds of miles away from its intended final destination. >> we did have a smoke event in the cockpit or in the cabin. and it has gone out but there's still smoke back there. >> reporter: passengers telling abc news the crew warning them to brace for impact. all 98 passengers and four crew members on board evacuating down the slide, emergency crews meeting them on the runway. no one was hurt. >> a few people, i'm sure, were praying and thinking that was it, but never felt like it was out of control. >> reporter: jetblue sent a new plane to pick up those passengers and take them to florida last night. the faa is investigating the cause of that smoke. >> eva,
out of ohio. the thunderbirds have cancelled this afternoon's performance at the dayton air show after a scare there. investigators trying to find out what caused an f-16 to flip over. after landing at dayton international airport, the pilot and passenger were taken to a hospital where they're said to be in good condition this morning. there's been another mistrial in cincinnati, ohio in the case of a former police officer accused of murder in the shooting of an unarmed driver. jurors telling the judge they were unable to reach a verdict yet again. >> this was the second trial for officer ray tensing. abc's marci gonzalez is in los angeles with more on this story. good morning to you. >> reporter: dan, paula, democrat. the jury deliberated for 30 hours over five days but the outcome was the same in the first trial. the family of the man he killed reacting, calling it unjust.
frustration over that courtroom deja vu. >> we are outraged. >> reporter: for the second time a mistrial declared in the case against former university of cincinnati police officer ray tensing. >> ladies and gentlemen of the jury, you sent a note out that says we are almost evenly split regarding our votes toward a final verdict. >> reporter: the jury deadlocked on whether or not tensing should be convicted on murder and voluntary manslaughter charges in the shooting death of sam dubose during this traffic stop. >> you have a license. >> reporter: tensing repeatedly asking for a driver's licensing. the situation escalating quickly. tensing then shoots dubose saying he feared for his life. >> i reached out with my right hand and fired a shot. >> reporter: this is the third trial in a week against a law enforcement officer accused of killing a suspect to
a conviction. seven days earlier minnesota police officer jeronimo yanez was acquitted of shooting philando castile. on wednesday, dominique heaggan-brown was found not guilty in the shooting death of sylville smith during a foot chase. >> once jurors have this perception that officers may be in fear of their lives, even given poor tactics because the officer takes these risks to protect all of us, it's going to be very difficult to get these guilty verdicts. >> reporter: asking that the case be tried for a third time. the lead prosecutor says he won't comment on his plans until next week. dan? >> marci, thank you very much, reporting from los angeles. in las vegas this morning the father of a boy from california missing since april is now under arrest. he is suspected in the child's murder
he's expected to be extradited to los angeles. police are not saying what led to the arrest. the 5-year-old was with his dad when he disappeared. and it is time now for the weather and rob marciano and remnants of cindy still out there, but cindy kind of foiled your vacation plans. >> i took a couple days off to spend time with my uncle to play golf and actually got to ohio where they saw some heavy rain yesterday, spoiling the last day of that but i also spoiled some folks in western pennsylvania. this is out of washington county, all part of what's left over of cindy. three reported tornados there. five or six inches of rainfall falling east of pittsburgh. but the heaviest rain across alabama. you may have seen this late last night, folks scrambling to get folks out of this car that was submerged. a human chain to get these folks out of there. the ground is saturated there. the thunderstorms from the
getting through new jersey, a couple of spinups as far as tornados warnings there. that will roll off towards the east but the heaviest rains will be south of dallas, north of houston. this ground is saturated and it's only going to take one or two inches more to cause flooding. we'll probably get that as the front drifts towards the gulf of mexico. that's pretty rare for this time of year. we'll get it out about 9:00, 10:00 and a pretty nice weekend across the northeast. they will take it after the stor pushing east, giving way to mostly sunny skies for the rest of this weekend. a look at temperatures, upper 60's to lower 70's across the board. we will heat up into the afternoon. heading to the alexandria food and wine festival, bright blue skies. a very nice afternoon coming up on sunday.
coming up in the next half-hour, the beach forecast for our friends in the west coast. we didn't forget about you. it's going to be smoking hot out there. >> like 120 in phoenix, right? >> it's been hot all week but even in the northeast highs near 100 degrees. i got to say, it's pretty comfortable here. i might take a snooze. >> do you like the chair? normally you're standing. that's so we can see your nice socks. >> rob is the only one who has to stand. we all get a nice chair. >> he's complained about it before. i've heard about it. >> squeaky wheel. maybe get a high chair. >> i like it. we're going to turn to now for what is for my money, the best beauty pageant ever, the world's ugliest dog competition. >> for your money? are you putting money on
least that i'm willing to admit publicly. >> adrienne is covering it for us this morning. it is about the tongue. >> and severe underbite. yes, we head to my home state of california, petaluma and contest has drawn thousands of people every year since the '70s. >> reporter: the dog days of summer are here and last night was no exception for the world's ugliest dog competition. >> with a permanent frown. >> reporter: pooches awarded for their rough appearance, donning some crazy outfits and even pearls. >> i like how she has hair everywhere-ish sort of. >> reporter: 14 of what judges call the most hideous hounds taking to the stage, all vying for the most beastly title. >> and our winner of the world's ugliest dog 2017,
day, but the biggest proving to be the ugliest. 125-pound mastiff martha taking home the 5 foot tall trophy. she couldn't be bothered to get up. >> we took her in as a rescue. we're quite proud of her. >> reporter: age not necessarily before beauty. 16-year-old mo coming in second place. and all the way from great britain chasing the title was none other than chase taking home third. martha is not the first pup crowned with the worst mug. sweepy rambo won last year. before that there was quasi moto. this morning it was about martha, who is pretty doggone cute. >> i don't think martha is all that ugly but definitely unique. the winner receives a trophy. the owner receives a $1,000 cash prize. no doubt that will be used to celebrate their now prized puppy dog. >> i love how
she kind of laid down like somebody had given her a benzo. >> she didn't even care. she didn't flinch. >> great to spread it around. it normally goes to those small dogs. >> plus-sized dog winning. we should say though actually the people who take in these dogs because a lot are rescue dogs are doing heroic work because these are dogs who otherwise would not get a home and end up surviving. salute to the owners. >> that's right. >> i love that, dan. you always have a way of spinning it to making the world a better place and that's what i like about you. >> i'm just pro animal adoption. whatever the animal. coming up on "gma" this morning, check this out, a man swimming in a ymca pool having chest pains and sinking. what happened next has his family filing a lawsuit. and johnny depp's joke about assassinating the president gets a strong response from the white house. and this amazing video. the boaters who came face-to-face with a hump back
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started out this morning with heavy downpours in d.c. you can see the line of showers and storms pushing east, giving way to mostly sunny skies for the rest of this weekend. temperatures, upper 60's, lower 70's. feeling comfortable. not as humid as yesterday. we will warm up before the cold front gets here. made 80's
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welcome back to "gma" on a saturday morning. happening right now, on the atta attack. president trump criticizing his predecessor's response to russian efforts to meddle in the elections, saying obama knew about russia a long time before the election and he didn't do anything about it. this finger pointing as we enter a key weekend in the battle over american health care with many senators heading home to face their constituents. china land slide, more than 140 people are missing and dozens of homes buried after a rock fall from a mountain in the southwest sichuan province early saturday morning. the wilshire grand, the tallest building west of the mississippi is open for
downtown los angeles stretches more than 1,000 feet in the air. it took 11,000 workers and $1 billion to complete the structure. 900 rooms, restaurants and shops, and dan, just for you, a rooftop pool so you can put on your suntanning gear. i was trying to move along from the visual there. sorry. >> you put it in everybody's mind and then you're trying to take it back. okay, we're going to turn to an incident that was caught on camera at a ymca pool. >> this is a horrifying story. a man's family claims that he slipped underwater steps from lifeguards that were chatting away, unaware of what was happening in the pool. it was five long minutes before anyone acted. abc's stephanie ramos has more on the lawsuit that's been filed. >> reporter: this morning a chicago ymca is being
alleged negligence. according to the complaint, 61-year-old joseph bornstein entered the pool with no issues. five minutes into the swim, the report says bornstein felt chest pain and collapsed, slipping under water, lying unconscious at the bottom of the pool for five dire minutes. >> it's very unimaginable to think that my father was under water for so long. >> reporter: ten minutes after he entered the water, no one seems aware he's gone under. the video showing the two lifeguards on duty just a stone's throw away speaking with one another. one lifeguard walking right past bornstein. >> the ymca protocols make very clear it's their job to scan the pool and to be alert. >> reporter: finally, a swimmer notices him at the bottom of the pool. the family says bornstein suffered stooefr brain damage, even undergoing emergency bypass surgery while in the hospital. >> this whole
this weakened condition. >> reporter: in the lawsuit filed by the family, the ymca is accused of failing to observe, assist and pull bornstein out of the pool when he was in distress. in response to the lawsuit, the ymca of metro chicago writes, our hearts go out to the family. the lifeguards were immediately put on administrative leave and a disciplinary review is under way. bornstein's family says it is a miracle he survived the heart attack and near drowning. the amount they're suing for has not been released. dan and paula, when you watch that video and you see him go under for five minutes, it seems like an eternity. >> you say he's still in bad shape but i mean, there are still a lot of drownings that happen every year, even when lifeguards are present, so everybody be aware, be vigilant. they give us a false sense of security. thank you, steph. time now for the weather. back to rob. >> hey guys, a lot of folks will be going into pools and the ocean because temperatures are again hot
the southwest. 110 in bar stow and 117 in palm springs, very hot here. it will be in the 60s in the water temperatures. up north, this is where the records are going to be across the pacific northwest. water temperatures in the 50s so be careful if you are going to dip your toes in there. two days of really, really hot stuff. th east, showers pushing giving way to mostly sunny skies. temperatures in the 70's. we will heat up quickly into the afternoon. expecting >> this weather report is brought to you by bush's beans. and now to the boaters who were in the right place at the right time when a whale decided to make a very showy appearance. guess what, it was all caught on camera. check it out.
>> reporter: this incredible video making quite the splash for these voters. you can see a mass tif hump back whale breaching, mouth wide open just feet from a boat, the encounter happening off the new jersey coast. >> who would have thought. it was crazy, a wild experience. >> reporter: the unforgettable close encounter leaving the boaters awe struck, but not at a loss for words. >> just this giant pulls right up and i'm standing right here like this filming it. i'm like -- >> reporter: a hump back whale on average weighs 40 tons. >> i didn't know if i pressed the record button and i was like this better be recording. i look over, tick, tick, i see the numbers going up. i'm like, got 'em, got 'em. >> reporter: one thing's very clear. these boaters will have a whale of a tale too remember. >> great. >> got 'em, got 'em. >> that guy needs his own tv show. >> he does. i smell an agent calling him right
the boaters say that if you saw the video, the actual whale was feeding on bunker fish as it came up and you can see the eye of the whale giving the dirty eye i think to the boats. >> i love how he said i was just hoping it was recording. how many times have we had that moment where we were like, oh, i didn't record. but he got it all on tape. >> our viewers are the better for it. >> yes, they are. got 'em. >> the better for that guy, really. an inspiration to me. thank you very much, rob. great story, appreciate it. coming up on "gma," johnny depp explaining himself for joking about assassinating the president. what he says he was really trying to do.
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joke and the secret service is confirming it is aware of the actor's comment but refusing to discuss details of what they're doing about it, citing security reasons. >> when was the last time an actor assassinated a president sdm. >> reporter: this morning hollywood actor johnny depp now apologizing for that comment about president trump being assassinated. depp telling abc news it was in poor taste and that it did not come out as intended and i intended no malice. i was only trying to amuse, not to harm anyone. >> can we bring trump here? >> reporter: the comments made at an art festival in the u.k., condemned by the white house. >> the president's made it clear that we should denounce violence in all of its forms and i think that if we're going to hold to that standard we should all agree that standard should be universally called out. >> reporter: depp in the heat of the moment even forecasting the backlash. >> it's going to be in the press. it will be horrible. but i l
part of it. i want to clarify, i'm not an actor. i lie for a living. >> reporter: the star, not the first entertainer to come under fire for the recent political comments about president trump. just three weeks ago comedian kathy griffin apologizing after this video shoot showing her holding up the head of president trump. >> i sincerely apologize. i made a mistake and i was wrong. >> reporter: in a statement, the white house called on hollywood to, quote, speak out against this type of rhetoric as strong as they would. his comments were directed to a democrat elected official and last night one of the president's daughters in law, laura trump, saying that what depp and others have said and done is out of control and also called it disappointing, paula and dan. >> certainly in poor taste. ronny, when are you coming home? >> i'm not coming home. >> is this what you were going to tell us? >> not until rob gets out of my chair. >> then you're not coming home, pal. you look great over there. >> all right, ro
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as many parents know, left to their own devices many kids will pick computer games over communing with nature. >> it's worth the effort to get them out of the house, especially since it's national great outdoors month. it's been proven that kids can gain a ton of confidence from being outside and there's so much they can learn. >> reporter: this is summer at its very best. >> what's up? >> reporter: putting dow
screens and getting into the great outdoors. >> this is so great. i feel like i'm free. >> reporter: we're at ail amucci mountain state park just an hour outside new york city. my new friends, jaron, scarlett, and wyatt. along with our guides from rei discovering why it's so in to get out. >> how did you guys feel about that experience? >> awesome, i liked that. >> is the key to get them involved? >> absolutely. what are you interested in, it's hot today. let's go paddle boarding, kayaking, just getting them outside. >> reporter: rather than thinking of a neck nolg as a barrier, embrace it. apps from rei and the national park service can help you find the best trails near you. as for us, we're heading into the woods. >> here we go. ah. that's going to leave a mark. oh, we made
thought it was going to be? >> kind of. >> i have to tell you, this is just a warmup. guess what we're doing next. right there. the rock climb. >> reporter: after a quick safety lesson -- >> i am ready, are you ready? >> i'm ready. >> i'm ready. i am ready. i feel like a barrier. . >> reporter: one by one our young outdoorsmen tackle the rocks. >> just don't look down. you got it, buddy. get it, jaron. >> the first to the top, 12-year-old jaron. >> i feel great. i feel successful actually. >> reporter: now it's my turn. >> i don't want to die. >> reporter: to get vertical. >> how is this for the old mama. >> that was empowering. >> reporter: something everybody could agree on, this feels great. >> you feel good because you're like, i did something. >> better for my brain. >> it, like, relieves stress for some reason. >> do you feel like you could go run a marathon now? >> maybe take a rest first. >> rock climbing rock!
whoo! >> they felt so good about themselves. >> i loved how you pulled a hammy. >> that was already pulled by the way. a couple of tips, lets your kids be part of the decision because they're going to be much more enthusiastic that way. don't fight them on the social media. let them bring it, use their phones to take pictures, and go online. you can check out the national park services, the parks in your state as well as the department of environmental conservation. so many ways. a lot of them are free to get outside. >> i like that don't forget them. let them turn it into a gramable moment. >> exactly. >> cool. nice kick. pop juinews coming up next. where should you start when you're told you have cancer? start with a specialist. start where you'll find advanced technology, precision treatment options and truly compassionate care. start here with a team of experts who treat only cancer. every stage. every day. it's not one thing we do. it's the only thing we do. start at cancer treatment centers of america. the evolution of cancer care is here.
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pounds from walking around the park in five and a half years. he's showing no signs of stopping. take a look at what he has to say about his disney-inspired transformation. >> encouraging others to get out and do what it is that you love to do and enjoy things the way you do. for me, i love disneyland. >> thank goodness. wright was actually unemployed when he first started going to the park. somebody gifted him a disney pass, so he would go there for inspiration to be happy and now that he has a job, whoo whoo, he can celebrate by going to disneyland at nighttime and continuing with his workout. >> walking around eating a turkey leg? >> i like which you are rows. finally, it's time for ice cream. >> yes. >> july just days away. it's national ice cream month. sharing our love for the sweet treat is author of "sweet spot". check that book out. it's about brands and history. i brought some rather unusual
coconut. >> i hear it doesn't stain your teeth. >> and then ice vice, we've got pickles of the caribbean. >> which one is pickle? >> smile, rob. >> and rainbow. >> awesome job, adrienne. thank you. thank you, rob. wow. we'll see you tomorrow. announcer: this is a good morning washington up date. molly: we started off with showers and gusty wind. that line as well off the eastern shore. giving way to mostly sunny skies for the rest of today and the rest of this weekend. here is a look at our current temperatures.
metro. a little on the warm side. a little breezy as we head through the afternoon. if you plan on attending the same mary city beer fest, temperatures top out at the mid-80's. case for the early half of the week. high pressure will build in and bring in the sunshine. northwesterly wind helping to drop humidity. heading out to the barbecue battle, bright skies is our future. tomorrow, 85 degrees to close out the weekend. it is feeling less humid. it will feel warm for the rest of the day. getting to the pool, it looks like a great day for that. monday and tuesday, sunshine,
announcer: "jack hanna's wild countdown" is sponsored by nationwide. jack: hi, everyone, i'm jack hanna, coming to you from my base camp here at the columbus zoo, and welcome to "wild countdown." many of the world's most fascinating creatures have a very specific habitat. whether it's the rainforests of borneo-- sue, look. the baby looking right at your face. sue: look at that. jack: remote islands in the pacific-- sue: everywhere you look, there's an iguana. jack: or a particular plant in the australian outback-- piers: the way it just sits up there on the tree, it's not frightened of predators. jack: all of today's creatures live in a precise place on the planet. sue: this whole area just looks like it's heaven for the animals.