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colling up on 5:00 p.m. if you're heading out the door, take us with you. >> download the new 4 new york app on your mobile device. our next hour starts now. this morning what we're learning about the man behind the three-hour stunt that stopped traffic and made headlines nationwide. plus the investigation underway in maryland after a possible explosion. and team usa solidifies its standing atop the leaderboard. "today in new york" starts now. 5:00 a.m. on this thursday, august 11th. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. storm team 4's chris cimino has the forecast. good morning. >> it's here. the heat and humidity, that is. it will stick around for the next several days. you felt it yesterday afternoon. you'll feel it again today. it may get worse before it gets better. already 82 in elmhurst.
oceanside, 77. in central park, right at 80. much of new jersey, even north and west in the low to mid 70s. same thing for hudson valley, connecticut and long island. sticky to boot with those dew points. not much in terms of rain to worry about. a couple showers showing up to the north and west of the city. portions of sullivan county, orange county, sussex county. looks like these are dying out as they move eastward bound. with the air so moist and unstable, the possibility of popping a s 80 in the park. 87 by noon. 90 by 3:00. the rest of this sticky forecast coming up in a bit. a lot of green on the map. >> things looking good out here. some construction delays. we don't see this construction often. route 17 shut down between midland avenue and century road. there's a detour out there. not causing a delay. delays on the cross bronx expressway.
two lanes closed. delays don't quite go back to the alexander hamilton bridge just yet. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> thank you very much. we are learning more about the man behind the trump tower stunt. police say he scaled up 21 flights before he was forced inside. "today in new york's" katherine creag is in midtown now with where that man is this morning and where this stands. you said new police presence behind you there at trump tower. >> absolutely. first we want to tell you that young man, he is at bellevue psychiatric evaluation. as for what's going on here at trump tower, the first thing you notice are the police officers. security guards at this entrance. the same thing for the other entrances. it begs the question, how did that young man manage to climb trump tower. this began around 3:40 in the afternoon when investigators say a young man in his 20s named stephen rogata from virginia started scaling the side of trump tower using suction cups. three hours later police yanked
floor. a window officers had to cut out. he was brought in. police have learned he didn't want to hurt anyone. but had a request that he wanted to meet donald trump. people gathered around fifth avenue, 56th street and madison avenue by the hundreds to look at this. the detective who ultimately pulled in rogata described that moment. >> when it presented itself, i reached out, i took hold of his to come with me. and i brought him inside with the help of my partner. >> it is still being investigated how rogata got to the side of trump tower. police say he was not injured when they pulled him inside. in his backpack police found gatorade, climbing gear, no weapons. a lot of questions, one of them how much did this cost the nypd and the city? we're waiting to hear from the police department how much that cost. back to you.
up. thank you very much. new this morning a search is underway for a man who tried to lure a 12-year-old girl in the bronx. early this morning the nypd released this sketch. the victim screamed for help after a man followed her on to an elevator and threatened to harm her. it happened last month inside a building near 175th and walton avenue in the mount hope section. that young girl was able to get away banging on apartment doors and yelling for help as the suspect ran away. happening right now, scene of an apartment fire in maryland. it may have been sparked by an explosion. live pictures of the scene in silver springs show the fire is now under control. the exact cause of that fire is not known. firefighters say natural gas helped feed the flames. video posted online from earlier in the evening shows flames shooting out of one building's windows. firefighter say another building also caught fire, one of them partially collapsed.
5:04. time to check weather and traffic on the 4s. chris, you will feel the heat right away today. >> we talked about it early in the week, we would build up the heat and humidity by the end of the week, and it's building a heat advisory in effect carrying through saturday in the five boroughs. also a warning out across mercer county. feels-like temperatures could reach 100 if not better at times. as we break it down, muggy and murky this morning. maybe an isolated shower there will be plenty of hazy sunshine around. not everyone will get a storm. warm and balmy tonight. 87 by noon. in the middle of the afternoon we peak at 90. still close to that at 5:00. your ten-day forecast, i'll tell if you there's relief coming our way. how about the commute? i see that big 5 train. >> the 5 is the star of my traffic reports for two days. we have delays on downtown 5
overnight track work has been wrapped up. if you're getting on the buses, a bunch of detours. three or four different bus routes in queens. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. don't forget to move your car. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> thank you very much. 5:06 right now. the american team is dominating in rio leading the overall medal count and winning the most gold. >> and that's thanks to a strong finish f sensation katie ledecky who picked up her third gold medal of the summer games last night. >> jay gray has been following the action and joins us live from olympic park with details and a look at the competition today in rio. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. yeah. when team usa is in the water t
pedalling her way to history. >> a medal. >> reporter: the road to rio paved with gold for kristin armstrong winning the olympic time trial a day before her 43rd birthday. the only cyclist to win three straight golds in the same event. sam dormond and michael hixon won silver in finished strong. katie ledecky swimmering the anchor leg for a come-from-behind win over australia. >> we won a gold medal. that's history. >> reporter: a bit of history follows michael phelps when he drives into the pool. today he will have one final battle with teammate and friend ryan lochte. also back in the pool today, katie ledecky, the 800 meter free qualifying heat.
we'll see her in the finals. for the first time since 1904, golf back in the olympics. they tee off today. this is one of the shirts that team usa will be wearing. back to you. >> thank you very much. jay talked about the pool. this morning we know what caused the olympic diving pool to turn green. the olympic spokesman said he believes a proliferation of allergy was to blame. that was caused by the heat and lack of they think the pool will be back to blue soon. it was so dark that some of the divers could not see the bottom of the pool. check out nbcnewyork.com for the four to watch today. the highlights include simone biles going for gold in the all-around competition. read up on the athletes, watch the highlights and get details on the must-see match-ups that are ahead. in connecticut, a new haven teacher is on administrative
the new haven register acquired this video of the incident from back in may at the roberto clemente school. the lawyer for the family of the 9-year-old boy says it shows the teacher grabbing him by the neck before slamming him into a locker it happened after the boy got into a verbal altercation with the teach police are releasing surveillance video of a man wanted for using skimming devices on atm users. this man stole more than from a victim's account at an atm in whitestone queens in february. he also hit an atm at bank of america in union square two separate times in march stealing more than $1400 . if you recognize this person, call police. in brooklyn, police are looking for these gunmen seen wearing hooded masks. police say they were holding up a clerk in bushwick.
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5:14. here's four things to know. police are searching for the man who threatened a 12-year-old girl in the bronx. she was approached by the street. when she ran off and started banging on apartment doors, that suspect ran away. the man who scaled trump tower yesterday is in the hospital under evaluation. investigators say he got up to the 21st floor before he was forced inside. charges are pending. tonight the annual perseid meteor shower will put on a show. nasa estimates between 160 and 200 meteors will light the sky
again in new york city due to the heat advisory. call 311 to find the nearest location. 5:14. you will need that indeed to stay cool. not only today but the next several days. it looks like it will carry into saturday and sunday. another sticky day ahead. humidity is here. this air mass is not changing. no cold fronts to save us. when you get an air mass like this, you get air mass-type thunderstorms. showers and thunderstorms are possible today. the nex sweltering, steamy at times it will feel like 100 or better. temperatures on the way up tomorrow, high of 91. we peak on saturday with 95. in the 90s on sunday. slipping barely below 90 on monday. even monday should be a muggy day. temperatures in central new jersey, very warm. 78 in sayerville. 76 in howell. 78 in point pleasant. 79 in woodbridge. northwest new jersey, cooler?
a lot of 77s. white plains, bridgeport, farmingdale. even out east not cool at all. a muggy day today. watch for an isolated shower or thunderstorm. most of this day we don't see rain. a high temperature of 90. plenty of heat and humidity. it stays muggy, uncomfortable and oppressive overnight tonight. could have an isolated shower over the evening hours. tomorrow we heat it up more. showers or thunderstorms. mets trying to salvage a game here. they have the cimino effect, apparently. since the first pitch it hasn't gone well. noontime game, 87 degrees. just dress in light-colored and loose fitting clothing. low 90s showers and storms tomorrow. not a big change over the weekend, other than the fact it gets hotter on saturday. 95 on saturday. monday's high, 88.
knocking the temperatures down wednesday and thursday next week. lauren scala is here to tell us about the commute. >> not many problems out there. we have reports of a disabled vehicle southbound on the taconic before route 100 and 133. that's in the right lane but not causing a delay. we have the a delay on the cross bronx expressway, eastbound two lays are shut down to webster avenue. a live look at the gowanus, past the belt merge up through industry city, a little slowing and congested no major delays. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> thank you very much. now to decision 2016. another day, there's been another controversial comment by donald trump. this time he's under fire for what he said about his opponent and isis. "today in new york's" kerry barrett is in the newsroom with
>> good morning. a lot to get to. starting with hillary clinton, she's making a major economic speech later today in detroit. she is going after republican votes. she's looking to erase whatever is left of donald trump's advantage when it comes to the economy. >> i am determined that we'll build more and we're going to be able to create more businesses and more jobs. >> reporter: e-mails obtained by a conservative group suggests that the c asked the state department for favors that her campaign says never happened. this as disgraced florida congressman mike foley sits behind donald trump at his rally and smiles and waves. the trump asked the crowd how many mow trump personalliment foley was forced to resign after allegations that he sent suggestive e-mails and e-mails to congressional pages.
about who was siting behind clinton at her rally, sadeq mateen's father, and trump is tying barack obama and hillary clinton to isis. >> he found isis, and the co-founder ihi convince people of the economic advantages of voting for him. >> thank you very much for that. a federal judge throwing out a lawsuit that accuses twitter of supporting isis. the judge ruled that twitter is not liable because it's merely a platform for speech. three teens remain in the opt after a snoop dogg concert
say more than 50 people, half of them underage teens were treated for possible alcohol poisoning or drug overdoses. 75 people were arrested at snoop dogg and wiz khalifa show. only 16 officers were on duty to handle the crowd that grew to close to 10,000. are you a bad hotel guest? >> i try not to be, but survey reveals who the worst travelers are at hotels. the top aggravating guest behaviors are inattentive parents with 72% saying they're most irritated by parents who don't keep control of their children. rounding out the top three, boisterous hallway guests and noisy neighbors. >> mm-hmm. >> now you know what to avoid, right? >> i'll have to stop all of that behavior.
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jersey turnpike. traffic moving nicely by newark liberty airport. california officials say one of the state's most destructive wildfires was caused by a hot tub's faulty wiring. the valley fire killed four people and burned 120 square miles north of san francisco. the hot tub wiring was not up to code. criminal charges may result as a result of the september 2015 fire. unusually warm temperatures ar visitors to the waters off the jersey shore. jellyfish, sea turtles and hammer head sharks are making their presence known this summer. >> sharks and sea turtles love the warmer water. >> so how warm is the water? the temperature reached 82 degrees yesterday afternoon off the coast of atlantic city. one swimmer said it felt more like a swimming pool instead of the ocean. i love the water temperature like that.
82. >> that's a little warm. >> especially up here. i've been in the gulf of mexico where it's 91. >> that's too warm. >> you come out and you cool off nowhere. there's nowhere to go. that is unusual. it will probably stay above normal because the air temperatures will as well. more heating going on for the water, too. as we get deeper into the tropical storm season, we have to watch out for that. 90 the expected high today. isolated shower and storm, most of the time, hazy sun and clouds. muggy tonight, 78 the low. same thing tomorrow, the weekend, any relief? no, gets worse for a while. saturday's high, 95. it will feel like 100 to 110. sunday, 92. better chance of showers and storms. oppressive is the word through the weekend. >> wow.
>> let's slowly drive as well. route 17, southbound, lanes shut down from midland avenue to century road. you will head over to far view avenue and then back down to century road. as you can see by the red, things are slowing down out there. also slow on the 5 train. ongoing signal problems causing delays. that's the only issue we have on the rails. in a f where you can satisfy your passion for italian food and all things italian. eatily downtown opened its store inside the world trade center 4. the doors will swing open at noon. the first 100 people will get a free tasting tour. eataly has been all the rage, of course.
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happening now, several people hurt after a fast-moving fire in the bronx. and what we're learning about the suction cup climber who scaled trump tower to send a message to the presidential candidate. and the messy aftermath from the two tornadoes that tore through the tri-state. "today in new york" starts now. thursday morning, it's august 11th. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. storm team 4's chris cimino is here with the forecast. chris, not a lot of people will be wearing suits outside today. >> probably not. if you are, you're running back in to get in the air conditions. heat and humidity continuing to climb. that combination led to a heat advisory for the city. all five boroughs, not only today but tomorrow and saturday
better. couple of showers this morning, mainly extreme northern new jersey and portions of the hudson valley. no thunderstorm activity. with the air mass so warm, so humid and ready to go we'll fire up some showers and storms. 87 by noontime, forecasting a high around 90. if you're heading out the door, let's find out about the commute. >> no major problems on the roads a live look at the alexander hamilton bridge where yoil eastbound construction on the cross bronx expressway. delays just reach this point. another place with delays, southbound on the fda drive. two lanes shut down by 71st street. delays back about ten blocks or so. we'll have more weather and traffic on the 4s. new this morning, several people have been hurt after a fire tore through a house in the bronx, among the injured, three
happened. >> reporter: it only took fire officials about 30 minutes to get this fire under control. at least a dozen people were injured in the process. one had to jump to safety from this burning residential building. we want to show you video of what it looked like when we arrived a short time ago. we're told ten people were looked at at jacobi hospital. six suffered minor injuries when the fire broke out. one serious. a couple of firefighters are also being looked at a stable -- is in serious but stable condition. i spoke to a man on the street who said he saw the man jump from a first floor window. that's where it is thought the fire originated from. he actually said he saw him at the hospital a short time ago and he is actually doing well. we don't have that update yet from fire officials, but we will check in with them. as you can see over my shoulder, the building is destroyed at this point.
are not able to get inside. a couple families have been collecting belongings. a total of four families were displaced as a result of what happened here. back to you. >> those firefighters are recovering right now. this morning people will be cleaning up, snapped trees and floods after two tornadoes touched down across the tri-state. the national weather service says an ef 0 twister briefly touched down on ma severe storms across eastern suffolk county also brought a lightning show. that lightning did strike several houses causing them to catch fire. >> then so what it was, the wind started to pick up. almost blew everything off the kitchen table. so i closed the window, i text my mom, and i went inside the staircase because there's no windows or anything. >> the thunderstorms left some local roads flooded. >> tornado ripping through north
>> that was a twister ripping through north haven. people running for cover. winds were up to 70 miles per hour before it moved across long island sound. 5:33, almost 5:34. time for traffic and weather on the 4s. >> any thunderstorm has that potential from time to time if the atmosphere is right. we hav we are still in the same air mass and heat and humidity building this afternoon. 79 in sheepshead bay. out to the west, it doesn't cool off much. 75 in newburgh. 73 in morristown. a couple showers in the northern third of new jersey. entering passaic county, bergen county, rockland county, up to orange county. no thunderstorm activity this
that north fork got hit hard, there's mattituck. also some flooding problems. a lot of thunderstorms in this type of air mass tend to be slow moving. any area that gets torrential downpours, it could stay there for a period of time. today's high around 90. you're ten-day forecast coming up. here's lauren? >> route to century road. you will be diverted off to midland, maybe head over to far view and then back to century. also head to paramus road as an alternate. if you're getting on the rails, 24-hour signal problems, delays on downtown 5 trains still out there. major commuter lines looking good. all operating without delays or service changes. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect.
4s. 5:34 right now. the man who scaled 21 flights of trump tower is in the hospital this morning. we're learning more about who he is and the message he had for donald trump. "today in new york's" katherine creag is outside trump tower now with the latest on this high-rise drama has lasted for hours. >> we want to mention that three secret service agents arrived here. trump is a presidential candidate, there are secret service location. you have police officers and private security guards. people are wondering how this young man scaled the side of trump tower. it began 3:30 in the afternoon when investigators say a 19-year-old named stephen rogata began scaling the side of trump tower using hiking suction cups. three hours later police yanked him through a window on the 21st floor. very dramatic. a window that officers had to cut out. police learned that rogata
he had a request that he wanted to meet donald trump. this area was shut down to drivers and pedestrians. police negotiated with rogata to give up, he didn't want to. the detective who pulled him in has more. >> i could see he was getting tired. i said if i lock this in and fall, you'll be protected. he wouldn't take the line. >> reporter: rogata is from virginia, staying at a luxury hotel downtown. in his backpack, police found gatorade, climbing gear and no weapons. but how did he get to the side of trump tower and how much did this cost the city? viewers have been asking us that, how much did it cost the nypd and the city. back to you. >> looking forward to talking to you again, katherine creag.
happening right now, firefighters are at the scene of an apartment fire in maryland that may have been sparked by the explosion. as many as seven team are still unaccounted for. firefighters were called to the building around midnight and found flames shooting out of the windows. 30 people were hurt. throw of them firefighters. the red cross is hpi 70 residents. in presidential politics, donald trump sparking another firestorm with what he said now about his opponent and president obama. >> he founded isis. and i would say the co-founder would be crooked hillary clinton. >> trump also criticized clinton for having the orlando shooter's
trump had his own problem with a guest, disgraced congressman mark foley was at trump's rally. foley resigned in a sexting scandal. hillary clinton is telling reporters that words matter. clinton spoke in iowa about the controversy sparked on tuesday. he said second amendment people might be able to do something to prevent clinton from selecting supreme court justices. clinton said trump casually incites violence. today clinton will talk about her plan to create jobs and invest in the nation's infrastructure. ridiculous, that's how governor chris christie is describing a new twist in the george washington bridge bridge lane closing scandal. new documents show a text message from a former christie staffer sent to another staff member it was written three years ago. the governor was telling reporters that no one in his office was involved in the lane closings.
stepien and no one in his office being involved. when asked about it, christie said nothing about it. there's a new king on the basketball court, the knicks own carmelo anthony. he became the all-time leading scorer ahead of lebron james. record and took the shots as they came. he saved the u.s. from being upset. they came back on won 98-88. for the first time in 112 years, an american is bringing home a medal in the american's sabre competition. daryl homer who grew up in the bronx fought his way to the gold medal match but he lost to his rival from hungary.
back in 1984. congratulations, daryl. katie ledecky proved once again she's the fastest in the pool. she anchored the weapon's 4x200 meter free. when she hit the water she was trailing by a body leapt but quickly caught up and left everybody behind and won by a body length. nathan adrian found a spot at the podium in the men's 100 freestyle. he won 0.27 the difference between first and third. tonight with the final olympic race between rivals michael phelps and ryan lochte. they will be competing head to head in the 200 meter i.m. today cyclist kristin armstrong will celebrate her
time trial one day before her 43rd birthday. the only cyclist to win three straight golds in the same event. team usa has 32 medals, nine more than the closest competitor, china. japan, 18, followed by russia with 15. check out nbcnewyork.com for the four to watch today. highlights include simone biles going for gold in her first olympic all-around read up on the athletes, watch highlights and get details on the must-see match-ups. still to come right now, a shocking discovery inside an suv in the bronx. more than 20 dogs living there in the suv. we'll tell you about the rescue and who police say is responsible next. and the touching moment inside a kentucky courtroom. what one judge did that left people there in tears. and we'll have weather and traffic on the 4s coming up. you're watching "today in new
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thunderstorm around a good portion of the time. most of us probably don't see one. sweltering, teaming and stormy for the next few days. temperatures will feel like 100 in many places. because of that, a heat advisory in effect forty-five boroughs. the heat index could get over 105. the dew point is how uncomfortable itis it's tropical like. 65 to 70 it's sticky. 73 early this morning. that's already tropical. as we go through time this afternoon, it stays in that same range, 70 to 75. further south and west, above 75. you cannot evaporate the perspiration on your skin. you can't cool down. 77 by the evening hours. this is the risk you run of
yourself. look at these dew points. they don't go anywhere. staying in the upper 70s through the weekend. already a warm start. at 80 in the city. the water temperatures at 80 degrees. mid 70s central new jersey, hudson valley and connecticut. could be a couple isolated showers and storms. some to the north, some to the south. don't hone in on the exact scattered. these are air mass type thunderstorms. lasting through part of the evening hours. dissipating overnight. the air stabilizes in the morning hours. tomorrow, pretty quiet, a couple showers and storms by tomorrow evening. sure you want to cool off, but not much along the jersey shore. upper 80s. lower 80s on long island beaches. wave heights around three feet.
low to moderate risk for lightning. that will be the case for friday, saturday, sunday and monday. a break tuesday before another round of wet weather wednesday and thursday. cooler next week. let's see how the commute is treating us. lauren, what's the latest? >> not many problems out there. heading over to route 17, late-running construction is still out there. southbound all lanes remain closed from midland avenue to century avenue. you will be diverted off the and back on at century. delays are building. paramus road is a great option. on the cross bronx expressway, construction cleared but a disabled tractor trailer is now causing delays. delays not quite back to the deegan right now. a live look at the george washington bridge on the inbound side, clear sailing into the
crossings. delays on downtown 5 trains has cleared out. major commuter lines operating just fine. we'll have more weather and traffic on the 4s. police want your help finding two men who may be involved in the shooting of two bystanders in the bronx. video shows the men walking on the side walk. tuesday. two people on the ground on the grand con core near east 179th street. both wounded in the leg. people were rushing to their aid. those folks are now recovering. this morning the reward to catch the person who killed a young person jogging in queens is growing. a gofundme reward is well over $160,000. >> somebody knows something, somebody has to say something. maybe with this money they will. >> vetrano's body was found last week near her howard beach home.
strangled. that go fund me page set up tuesday initially had a goal of $100,000. it is now set at $200,000. 22 dogs living in deplorable conditions in an suv in the bronx are looking for new homes. the rescue group said the dogs were found living in the mercedes suv. the woman caring for them also lived in the car. she is a veteran and may be mentally ill. most of the dogs are puppies, except for a 4-year-old german shepherd named bruno. handsome bruno watched over the puppies as they were rescued. >> bruno is awesome. he cried for every one that we were handling. he was like the papa bear to all of them. >> the dogs are adjusting to life outside that car. the rescue is taking applications for anyone who would like to adopt these dogs. police on long island are releasing a sketch of a boater
seriously injured. this man was operating a speeding vessel that slammed into the smaller boat. he put his boat in reverse before pulling away. a 50-year-old woman on the smaller boat was hit by the boat's hull. today police in canada will update us about the suspected isis sympathizer they shot and killed. officers surrounded the man's home yesterday near london, ontario. they believe he was planning to carry out a suicide bombing in the city. the bomb squad was on the scene and shots were heard. a judge in kentucky made a surprise ruling and it's one that left everybody in the courtroom in tears. james rotor and his wife ashley in court on burglary charges. the judge had previously issued a no contact order between the two of them, but she made an exception when she learned james had not yet met his son who was born while
so the judge allowed him to hold his baby boy for the first time. showing some compassion there. 5:50 now. still ahead, you've seen it on the roads, trucks overloaded with cargo. this morning we have new information on how often those trips get dangerous. follow us on facebook, twitter and on instagram, michaelg4ny and darlene4ny. you're watching "today in new
welcome back. looking at lady liberty. 5:54. she's sweating. 80 degrees out right now. it was a very special night at city field for one of the biggest mets fans that we know. >> it's our own chris cimino. he got the chance to throw out the first pitch before tuesday night's game. he got a great cheer from the hometown fans as his throw crossed the plate. how great was that. you are the biggest mets fan. have been since you were a kid. >> 1968. the number 3 i those because of my favorite met in 1968, bud harrelson. that was his number.
i was surprised ty could play last night, his hand wasn't sore after that pitch. >> you really got him with that one. >> that was great. >> that was an experience. still trying to absorb it. it's surreal when you're out there. >> you were walking out. >> i couldn't feel my legs or my arm at that point. i had no idea what was going to happen. i didn't want to baba booey it or 50 cent it. >> you didn't want to be a meme. >> >> you did great. >> the met organization was great to my kids and family. wonderful. an experience, top five of my life. let's look at weather now. enough of that. we have clouds and hazy sunshine today. the big story is the heat and humidity. heat advisory continues, up around 90. watch for an isolated shower and thunderstorm in the evening. any one of these storms could contain downpours, lightning.
that's in the city. not much cooler in the suburbs. the weekend does not get better. saturday we peak, 95 the expected high. maybe a shower or thunderstorm to cool you off. same on sunday with a high of 92. this finally breaks by tuesday or wednesday of next week. it will require patience. >> a few days. >> lauren, what's happening? >> the commute is quiet. no major issues out there. here's the new jersey turnpike, you're in for a nice ride here. over on the gowanus, a belt merge up through industry city. to reports of problems. i've seen this slow down quite a bit and then it picks up again. no big problems for the commute. >> thank you very much. new this morning, the number of crashes caused by road debris is up. aaa out with new data that shows more than 200,000 car crashes over the past five years involve items on the road. 40% increase since 2001. how often have we seen the
between 2011 and 2014. debris crashes up 40% since 2001. aaa says make sure whatever you're carrying is properly strapped to the vehicle. >> and it's always the mattress that never seems to be tied properly. coming up next, the city's next massive major hurdle. we'll tell you where the steel will be rising. and also ahead, team usa setting new records in rio. the latest on the medal count. a live update from olympic park. if you're heading out the door, take us with you. download the new 4 app on your mobile device.
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scaled trump tower. fire rips through a building in the bronx forcing at least one person to leap to safety. and two tornadoes touch down in our area. we could be in store for more storms. "today in new york" starts now. 6:00 a.m., thursday morning. i'm darlene rodriguez. >> i'm michael gargiulo. storm team 4's chris cimino is here with the steamy >> high heat, high humidity, fueling the sky with thunderstorm activity. same thing for tomorrow and the weekend. the heat advisory stays in effect for the city. that's from now right through saturday afternoon. the feels like temperatures could exceed 100 degrees. in terms of showers and thunderstorms, a few light ones moving through passaic county, bergen county, rockland county. a couple sprinkles. no thunderstorms anticipated for
feels-like temperatures, feeling like 106 on friday. 108 on saturday. 102 on sunday. actual air temperatures, 87 by noon. an isolated shower or storm later in the day, a high near 90. here's lauren with more on the commute. >> we had a disabled tractor trailer eastbound on the cross bronx expressway out by webster avenue, that cleared out. delays have eased out. i'm seeing delays now on roads, route 17. that's because southbound all lanes are closed with late-running construction from midland avenue to century road. this is in the ro social clearing. this is a live look at the tappan zee bridge. more weather and traffic on the 4s. now to the man who climbed
tower. right now he's in the hospital as we learn more about the possible motivation for this dangerous stunt. katherine creag is at trump towers. what is security looking like this morning? >> reporter: there are security guards and police officers at the entrance. the same for the other entrances. you don't have the onlookers, the hundreds, perhaps thousands gathered here wondering how did that young man climb trump tower? it all began around afternoon when investigators say a 19-year-old named stephen rogata from virginia began scaling the side of trump tower using suction cups. three hours later police yanked him through a window on the 21st floor. a window officers had to cut open. he was brought in. police learned he didn't want to hurt anyone but had a request that he wanted to meet trump. people gathered around 5th avenue and 56th street.
the detective who ultimately pulled in rogata described that moment. >> when it presented itself, i reached out, i took hold of his hand, and i said, sir, you need to come with me. i brought him inside with the help of my partner. >> reporter: it is still being investigated how rogata got to the side of trump tower. police say he was not injured when they pulled him inside. in his backpack was gatorade, climbing gear and no nypd. we're waiting to find out how much this cost the city and the police department. back to you, darlene. >> katherine creag at trump tower, thank you very much. we will have the late of the developments from the campaign trail including donald trump's latest controversial comment coming up in about ten minutes. at least a dozen people were hurt in a fire rescue in the bronx, that includes one person who jumped from a two story
ten had to go to the hospital, six had minor injuries, one firefighter is in stable condition at the hospital as well. tracie strahan is on the scene, we'll hear from her at 6:30. this morning tree branches and debris are piled in the streets on long island. the national weather service says an ef-0 twister briefly touched down in mattituck. the force of the winds felt. severe storms rolled across eastern a lightning show. that lightning struck several houses causing them to go up in flames. >> the wind started to pick up, almost blew everything off the kitchen table. so i closed the window, i text my mom, and i went inside the staircase because there's no windows or anything. >> the thunderstorms left some local roads flooded. >> tornado ripping through north haven.
ripped through north haven in connecticut. people were running for cover. it packed winds up to 70 miles per hour before moving across the long island sound. >> time for a check of weather and traffic. starting with storm team 4's chris cimino. we were saying earlier these are rated as ef0s, but still a lot of damage they can do. >> they can uproot trees, easily. fortunately nobody was injured yesterday. we will see thunderstorms pop up again between now and humidity out there. best chance is late afternoon and early evening. 78 from floral park to oceanside. 79 at sheepshead bay that is warm and sticky. 70s in all of new jersey, hudson valley, connecticut, long island. westhampton at 76. today, what to expect, muggy and murky this morning. doesn't get less humid. isolated showers and storms this
80 at 7:00 a.m. 3:00, 90, could be a couple isolated thunderstorms around, especially northwest of the city. mid to late afternoon carrying over into the evening. ten-day forecast coming up on the force. coming up right now, here is lauren. >> thanks. that late-running construction on 17 has cleared. those delays should ease out. if you're getting on the rails, no delays there. we will lincoln tunnel for new jersey commuters heading into new york. ten minutes into the tolls here from the turnpike. not even a delay. on the george washington bridge and holland tunnel, you're in for a nice ride. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. your next weather and traffic on the 4s. >> 6:06. it's day six of the olympic games in rio. team usa will be going for more gold in the pool. >> jay gray joins us live from
the u.s. doing great, but tough competition from other countries like south africa. >> yeah, they're being pressed, but answering the call. great to talk to you. swimming continues to pull medals from the pool, on land a mom, an american star pedalled her way into history. >> a medal. >> reporter: the road to rio paved with gold for kristin armstrong winning the olympic time trial a day before her 43rd birthday. cyclist to ever win three straight golds in the same event. sam dorman and michael hixon won silver in the green waters of the diving pool. the best finish every for a synchronized spring board team. >> the u.s. women win gold. >> reporter: and the women's 4x200 relay finished strong. katie ledecky swimming the anchor leg for a come-from-behind win over australia. >> we won a gold medal. that's history. >> reporter: a bit of history follows michael phelps when he
olympic battle with teammate and friend ryan lochte in the 200 i.m. final. ledecky back in the pool in the 800 meter qualifier. should do well. she owns the world record in that event. and golf teeing up today for the first time in rio. back to you. >> jay gray, thank you. team when it comes to the medals in rio. 32 earned by the u.s. 11 gold. china next followed by japan and russia. check out nbcnewyork.com for the four to watch today. the highlights include simone biles going for gold in the all-around competition. >> that is me and chris on the left. >> you guys look great in those pictures. >> you can read up on the athletes, watch the highlights and get details
>> thank you very much. firefighters say at this point there may be seven people unaccounted for following a fire and explosion at an apartment building in silver spring, maryland, right outside d.c. that blast was felt as far as a mile away it caused part of the building to collapse. 30 people suffered injuries, ranging from smoke inhalation to broken bones. these are live pictures from the scene. nearly 100 people have been mo brought to a nearby community center. live pictures. silver spring, maryland, right on the border with washington, d.c. one town over. you can see the smoking crater, that's in the wall of the building. they brought canine units to come in and search for those still missing. firefighters still dealing with hot spots, as you see there. we'll continue to bring you this story and bring you updates as they come in. police in rockland county are looking for teens who set
two rabbis. it happened tuesday night in new city. the small blast made a lot of noise and sparked a fire. someone inside the home tells police four teen boys were seen running away. police are releasing new vo of the man wanted for allegedly setting seven trucks on fire in brooklyn. here's the man police are looking for. they say last month in east new york he broke the passenger windows on seven trucks before tossing a litla cabins. police say he took off in a white box truck. the victims say more than 25 trucks have been set on fire in the last three months. a much anticipated nypd body camera pilot program being delayed for six months. according to court papers, a federally appointed monitor and the department have yet to pick a slyer for the cameras. once they do it will take time to get them and distribute them. a federal judge ordered the department to take part in the pilot program to cut back on
illegal stop and frisks. drop developers are getting the green light to build a massive skyscraper. it's called 1 vanderbilt. it was being held up by a lawsuit. the owners of grand central terminal complained the tower would harm their own development rights. both sides have settled that complaint. up next, donald trump has a new controversial comment that people will hear how the republican tied president obama to terrorism. and weather and traffic on the 4s is coming up. you're watching "today in new
this is heavy duty heat we're dealing with, combined with the humidity. keep a close watch on the elderly and children who are more susceptible to the heat and heatstroke. try to stay in air conditioned rooms most of the day. stay out of the sun during the peak heating hours. stay hydrated at all types, even if you're not feeling thirsty, have a little water. temperatures already at 80 in el in the park, we have not budged much. as we go through the day today, we'll start to see scattered showers and thunderstorms build up first north and west of the city. high temperature of around 90. that 90 will feel more like 95 to 100 with the humidity building up. it stays muggy tonight. first half of the night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. any one of these storms could contain locally heavy downpours,
upper 70s, quiets down overnight. early tomorrow morning is fine. steamy tomorrow afternoon. another round of scattered showers and storms likely tomorrow afternoon into tomorrow evening. mets have a 12:10 start here if your see the is in the sun, stay hydrated, wear a cap and light colors reflecting the heat away from you. 87 the first pitch temperature. it gets worse over 95 on saturday. scattered showers and thunderstorms, low 90s on sunday, scattered showers and storms again. feels-like temperature on saturday could reach 105 to 110. back to the 80s monday and tuesday. unstable with scattered showers and storms maybe a break tuesday and wednesday before more showers and storms return. the ten-day forecast, this looks like summer. it cools down a little in terms of temperatures by the middle of
commuters, delays on the hoboken to 33rd street line because of car equipment trouble. otherwise the rails are moving along nicely so are the roads. just one accident to report on. just take note, on the garden state parkway, southbound ramp to exit 129, there is an accident out there blocking a lane. you can see things are still moving along nicely a live look at route 3 in east rutherford, here. no delays inbound at the lincoln tunnel. heading over to the long island expressway in queens, a bit of a slow go for a stretch, but no accidents getting in your way, just plenty of congestion. the traffic patterns are changing out there with the construction. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. more weather and traffic on the 4s. 6:17. another day, another controversial comment from donald trump. this time the republican
"today in new york's" kerry barrett is following all of this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. those comments came during a rally that trump held yesterday in florida he made outrageous and unfounded claims about president obama and hillary clinton and isis. >> isis is honoring president obama. he is the founder of isis. he's the founder of isis. okay? he's the founder. and i would say the co-founder would be crooked hillary clinton. this comes as trump critiques hillary clinton of having sadeq ma teen's father sitting behind her at her rally. clinton disavowed mateen's support and said behind trump in
foley forced to resign after allegations surfaced of him sending suggestive e-mails to congressional pages. clinton is giving an address today, her goal is to entice republican voters not sold on trump and try to erode whatever advantage he may still hold when it comes to the economy. >> friends don't let friends vote for trump. >> new questions are arising about the clinton this after state department e-mails show what may be an inappropriate relationship between the clinton family foundation and secretary clinton's state department. for example, e-mails to a clinton foundation top executive to secretary clinton's top advisers requesting they set up a meeting between the foundation donor and the u.s. ambassador to lebanon. critics wonder if that bought donors access to the state department the clinton campaign
do not relate to the foundation's work and that donor never met with the ambassador. still no response from clinton about donald trump's claims that hillary clinton and president obama have ties to isis. >> thank i. coming up next, we'll tell you why you may need to stock up now for your new year's eve celebration. >> new your's eve? wow. and new concerns over the west nile virus in our area. wh a scrutiny. follow us on facebook, twitter and on instagram, michaelg4ny and darlene4ny. you're watching "today in new
today mayor deblasio will sign into law a groundbreaking bill for breast feeding mothers. the legislation gives moms the option to request a private room to breast feed while in public places t includes public offices. according to the bill, the lactation rooms are not restrooms and include an electrical outlet, a chair and access to running watt your next champagne toast may be more expensive. that's because this growing season was a rough european winemakers. severe frost resulted in rot and mildew. nearly all vineyards had mildew symptoms and some lost more than half their crops. wine producers are expected to dig into reserves to make up for the shortage. we can't have a shortage. >> i happen to like mildew. one of my favorite things out of champagne. >> you'll drink it if it's
>> i've become one. >> okay. with our without your mildew? >> i don't know. lauren has helped me with that. >> i've always been one. >> the good stuff is the good stuff. not good stuff weather-wise for this time of the year. we could be doing better than this. muggy conditions. heat and humidity building. today's high 90. tomorrow, lower 90s. wehave to watch for isolated showers and storms. calm overnight. very uncomfortable. the weekend is worse yet. saturday, 95. that's probably the worse day. it will feel like 100 to 110 in spots. scattered showers and storms into sunday. it stays oppressive into early next week. by the middle of next week it gets better. this will be a tough string of four, five days for us. >> lauren? >> new problems for connecticut
turnpike, an accident out by exit 4. delays go back an exit or so. for p.a.t.h. commuters, delays on the hoboken to world trade center and hoboken to 33rd street lines because of car equipment trouble. otherwise rails are moving along nicely. coming up next, the latest on that daring stunt at trump tower. >> i'm katherine creag live in midtown manhattan where so many questions remain. how did coming up, that dramatic moment when lease captured by police. keep watching "today in new york." download the news 4 new york app
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"today in new york" starts now. good morning, 6:30 a.m., i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm darlene rodriguez. chris cimino is here with the forecast. >> the air thick as a brick. it will stay that way over the next several days. the five boroughs in the heat advisory not only today, tomorrow but saturday as well. the feels-like temperatures for saturday, 105 to 110. we have a couple moving through, pasting north of the city. if you run into a light shower this morning, that's a possibility. several hours we go quiet until we get to the mid to late afternoon hours. still holding at 80. light breeze out there right now. temperatures climb from 80 to 87 by noon and then 93. we'll have to watch the sky for locally heavy thunderstorms. let's see what we're watching on the commute. >> a few moments ago i showed
by exit 4. they moved that to the shoulder. we have delays on the hoboken to world trade center and hoboken to 33rd street line for p.a.t.h. commuters. for long island commuters, meadowbrook part way before the hempstead exit, a lane is blocked with an unauthorized tractor trailer. we have breaking and 118th street. kai simonsen is over the scene. >> reporter: good morning to both of you. live pictures from chopper 4 from the corner of madison avenue and 118th street. the scene of a nasty accident involving an suv and car. the suv you can see there. this happened around 6:00 a.m. this morning. no official words on injury. we saw ems working on a possible victim. madison avenue is closed between
street itself is closed between park and 5th. live in chopper 4, i'm kai simonsen. back over to you. new this morning, a fast-moving fire injuries nearly a dozen people in the bronx. tracie strahan is in bedford park with what happened. >> reporter: it didn't take fire crews a long time to get this under control here on east 202nd street, but it caused severe damage that we'll show you. it was only one building t was affected as a result of this fire around 2:30 this morning, but you can see the blackened window frames, the busted out windows that left four families displaced. we got cell phone video from a man who witnessed the whole thing. he said he couldn't believe how intense the flames were when the flames broke out in this building. there were four families that had to be brought to safety as a
saw one man from the first floor actually have to jump to safety, a daring escape after everyone else scrambled to get themselves out. flames were coming out the apartment. i just saw he jumped. >> reporter: hot? smoky? >> my brother said smoke was everywhere he knocked on every door, he so people can recognize where to come out. if anybody was inside, they wouldn't know where to come out. >> according to martin, the man that jumped to safety, his neighbor is recovering at jacobi hospital. he's burned but he said he laid eyes on him and he's recovering. a firefighter is in kate. >> caller: but stable condition. all a result of injuries suffered here. back to you.
man who tried to lure a 12-year-old girl in the bronx. early this morning the nypd gave us a sketch of the suspect the victim screamed for help after a man followed her on to an elevator and threatened to harm her. happened inside a building near 175th and walton avenue. that young girl was able to get away, banging on apartment doors and yelling for help as the suspect ran away. on long island, many people will be an ef-0 touched down in mattituck. trees were ripped down. and in connecticut, a tornado struck, and a driver driving right into the vortex.
weather and traffic on the 4s. >> some lightning issues and fires caused by that. muggy and murky to start this morning. quiet. no rain or thunderstorms of consequence. isolated showers and thunderstorms pop up this afternoon and evening hours. then just warm, muggy and balmy again. right now, temperatures on the warm side. 82 in elmhurst and queens. 78 in staten island. 70 in monticello. 75 in newburgh. poughkeepsie already out across long island, a lot of upper 70s. the day planner, plan on dressing in light colored loose fitting clothing. a few breaks of sun this afternoon. 87 by noon. forecasting a high of around 90. a closer look at the ten-day forecast in a bit. >> right now the m1 bus is on detour.
detour. and new jersey transit, bus route 112 detoured a live look at the george washington bridge, 15-minute wait into the tolls here. just got word of an accident heading towards the lincoln tunnel. eastbound by kennedy boulevard on 495, that blocks a lane. 20-minute inbound wait at the lincoln tunnel and 15 minutes at the holland tunnel. do move your car today. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. more weather and traffic on the 4s. >> thank you very much. now to the man who climbed to the 21st floor ofru tower. right now he's in the hospital. this as we learn more about the possible motivation for this dangerous stunt. katherine creag is at trump tower. you've been looking at what you've seen is obvious and enhanced security this morning. >> reporter: you have police officers here and private security guards at this entrance. the other entrances also. we want to show thank you video. a short time ago, secret service agents arrived here, as they do every morning, because they are part of the security detail for
man manage to scale trump tower? it began around 3:30 in the afternoon, when investigators say 19-year-old stephen rogata began climbing the high rise using suction cups. three hours later police yanked him through a window on the 21st floor. in dramatic fashion he was brought in. police learned he didn't want to hurt anyone but had a request that he wanted to meet trump. people gathered around 5th area was shut down to drivers and pedestrians. while police negotiated with rogata to give up, he said he didn't want to. >> i could see he was getting tired. i said if i lock this in, if you get tired we'll have you. you won't fall. he refused to take the line. >> reporter: detective williams said he found an opportunity to get close enough to rogata.
was staying in a luxury hotel downtown. charges at this point are pending. he's undergoing a psychiatric evaluation. back to you. >> do people have access to the outside of that building on 5th avenue today? they're able to come up to the building? >> reporter: they certainly do there's been newspaper deliveries here. it's open to the public starting at 8:00 a.m. how he got to the side of the building, that's unknown. the nypd says it is under investigation. >> thank you very much. police plan to tell us more today about the man they shot to death in canada, who us with suspected of planning a terror attack there. officers surround the the man's home yesterday near london, ontario. they believe he was about to carry out a suicide bombing in a major city. bomb squad on the scene as well. shots were also heard. this morning donations are pouring in to find the killer of a young woman in queens.
killed karina vetrano. >> somebody knows something. somebody has to say something. maybe with this money they will. >> vetrano's body was found last week near her howard beach home. that go fund me page set up tuesday initially had a goal of $100,000. it is now set at $200,000. vet. mosquitos carrying the wes nile virus have been found at a connecticut zoo. the infected mosquito pool was found at the zoo. the zoo's director says they're trying to do what they can to get rid of standing water. earlier this year mosquitos carrying the west nile virus
reported. today in rio, michael phelps and ryan lochte will be going at it today in the 200 i.m. finals. and golf will be back for the first time since 1904. men's basketball almost had an upset by australia. the u.s. won 98-88. carmelo anthony h leading scorer for the united states ahead of lebron james. >> in fencing, the bronx's own daryl homer did something that no american has done in more than a century. he made it to the gold medal match in the men's individual sabre, he did lose to hungary. his silver medal is the highest an american has won in the event in 112 years. >> long day, a lot of hard work.
happy to kind of take the jump that i wanted to. i will be back next time for gold. >> that's right. the last time an american medaled in the event was a bronze in 1984. no american has won gold yet. >> all right. congratulations. in swimming, katity ledecky added to her own medal count. she was the key to the women's team in winning the 4x200 meter freestyle. she anchored the team. when she hit the water, the team was left everyone behind her. she won the race by a full body length. nathan adrian was also fast enough to get the bronze in the men's freestyle. he was 0.27 seconds behind the gold medal winner. the silver medal finisher in between that. the "today" show is live in rio. they'll sit down with the latest
soon as they come in. we want to check weather and traffic. let's start with chris cimino. what's happening? >> the story is the heat and humidity was here yesterday and it is here again today and it will build over the next few days. this is tropical-like air. coming from the tropics with oppressive humidity. makes the heat feel worse. when it rains, it can really pour. here's the expected temperatures. they could reach 106, what it feels like friday. 108 on saturday. 102 on sunday. that's dangerous and oppressive. 93 by monday. cooling down by the middle of next week. not coming down now. overnight it didn't drop much at all. 81 in secaucus. west milford at 72. parsippany 75.
most folks in thuburbs low to mid 70s. getting to 90 by 2:00, 3:00 this afternoon. a speckling again of isolated showers and thunderstorms. some could briefly be locally heavy. not everybody will get one in your neighborhood. if i don't get one today, you may get one tomorrow. if not tomorrow, maybe saturday or sunday. that's the trend overnight it quiets down. tomorrow, we'll fire tomorrow. we can't pen point where they will occur. we'll have to watch the atmosphere closely. any warnings get issued, we'll keep you posted. temperatures today near 90. isolated thunderstorms, plenty of heat and humidity. 95 on saturday. how about not. mid 90s. low 90s on sunday. scattered showers and storms into the middle of next week. the ten-day, 90s or better
middle to lower 80s by the middle of next week. let's see if we have any updates. >> i don't like the commute as much as i did a while ago. a couple problems popped up. one on bqe heading westbound by metropolitan avenue. an accident blocking part of the middle lane and left lane now. delays back to the boulevard down northbound by the southern state, an unauthorized tractor trailer, and delays are building on the meadowbrook parkway. delays backing up off the ramp. leave yourself extra time. head to sunrise highway instead. if you are getting on the roads in new jersey, a couple problems
kennedy boulevard. a 20-minute wait into the lincoln tunnel. on kennedy boulevard, a truck fire shuts that down. out by communipaw avenue. on the rails, we have one more problem, a disabled vehicle on the outer bridge crossing heading into new jersey, and delays for p.a.t.h. commuters. a lot going on all of a sudden. the "today" show is coming up in a few minutes. we'll check in with matt and hoda in rio. good morning, guys. >> good mog, the sun's out. how about that. >> great to see you. coming up from rio on "today" on a thursday morning, all the highlights from a busy day five at the olympic games, and the latest round of team usa medal winners will join us live. and ahead, will it be a second golden moment for simone biles or could ali raisman pull off an upset? we'll get you ready for the big night, the individual all around. and much more, we'll get
mystery. why are some of the pools here turning green? it's not what you texted me, darlene. >> all that and a live concert on copacabana beach from the band perry. back to you guys. >> what you said would turn red. >> matt, you're such a troublemaker. >> i want you and hoda in bathing suits in that pool today. >> stat. not happening. have a great day down there. up next, we'll get the new report detailing the dangers once on the road that you may face. >> follow us on facebook, twitter and on instagram, michaelg4ny and darlene4ny. you're watching "today in new
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remember the victims of the september 11th attacks is coming to an end. for the last 15 years, thousands of motorcyclists have taken part in the ride that passes through new york city, shanksville, pen and arlington, virginia. but the event's organizer says this year's ride will be the last. he said he's frustrated with police in maryland and virginia who are not willing to clear the roads for the bikers. trash on roads is causing more accidents than you may think. more over the past five years involve load debris, including crashes caused by drivers have to avoid something. those crashes led to 500 deaths between 2011 and 2014 alone. drivers need to make sure things are secure on their vehicle and look for debris ahead on the
a serious accident involving three vehicles. those are the three vehicles there towards the center part of the screen. one of them, the one at the head of the line, all that damage to the left-hand side, crashed into the side of the building. we saw at least one person being worked on by ems. i'm kai simonsen, back over to you. >> now to tracie strahan with the latest on that fire that left nearly a d serious but stable condition after a fast-moving fire forced at least one man to jump. cell phone video shows what was happening here around 2:30 this morning. as a result four families were displaced. one man had to jump from the first floor window in the rear, that's where it is believed the fire started. back to you. >> let's check in with lauren. >> the meadowbrook parkway
expect delays. delays on the hoboken to world trade center and hoboken to 33rd street for p.a.t.h. commuters. an accident is out there westbound by metropolitan avenue, delays back to queens boulevard. also an accident on the staten island expressway by clove road. >> chris, one more check of the weather. >> hazy and humidity for the next several days. it gets worse before it gets better. 90 91 tomorrow. 95 by saturday. feels-like temperatures 105 to 110 on saturday. feels like 105 on sunday. monday, upper 80s. each and every day, scattered showers and thunderstorms. an increasing threat as we get more towards monday. any one of these storms, locally heavy downpours, cloud to ground lightning. we'll have to watch that today into the weekend. >> chris, thank you very much.
throughout the morning and the "today" show is next. >> that's what's happening "today in new york." good morning. the final showdown. michael phelps and ryan lochte grab the top spots in the 200 i.m. final setting the stage for one last duel in the pool tonight. for a golden comeback in the 400 meter free relay. in beach volleyball a close call for kerri walsh jennings and april ross. but escaping with the win. as the leaders of the final five simone biles and aly raisman get back to business for the shot at all-around gold,