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right now. first, we begin with storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein with what you need to know about today's storm. tom? >> umbrella handy. wet morning commute. during the afternoon we could have heavier downpours. right now the storm team 4 radar showing the midwest to the atlantic seaboard. we're kind of in the middle of it. the southeast flow coming in off the atlantic. that's bringing in the moisture and that combined with the remnants of patricia and a front coming through bringing us a wet day. right now getting the moderate rain north and west of the metro. around frederick county. dark green. western washington county. panhandle of west virginia down 81 from hagerstown,/jjw winches laray. metro area, light rain around the beltway and 50 between washington and annapolis. the beltway north of washington and up to 70 is wet with light rain. light rain around the beltway from bethesda to fairfax county,
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66 and route 7 to that pavement is wet as this rain continues to track on through. temperatures are milder this morning. in the 50s to near 60 degrees. been holding steady that way all overnight. prepare for a wet morning commute. midday showers and then storms moving through this evening. melissa, what's happening on the roads. >> right now looks like the crash we've been talking about, 395 at boundary channel drive having just cleared out of the way. tow truck on the way a couple of minutes ago. it makes sense that that is moving along and not going to cause a problem any longer. taking a look at 66. again, overall pretty green on 66 and 95. we're quite green here looking at the radar. moving through the area most of 66 and 95 here you're going to see some moisture happening there. big look at the beltway. again, roads are green and things are okay visibility wise but that moisture really is falling so could make for a bit of a slower morning commute. northbound indian head highway
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after livingston road, no rain there. we do have the crash on the left side really slowing things down. 6:02. we're keeping an eye on flights this morning. the weather system could create some problems not only because of the rain but the wind, too. right now we're not seeing any significant delays or cancellations. make sure to check the status of your flight. from the skies to the roads, news 4's meteorologist amelia siegel tracking the rain how it's affecting your cumulative morning commute. she'll have a live update in 15 minutes. if you're running out the door, always check the forecast and get updates with the nbc washington app. developing right now, two people are dead after a car slams into a house. this is in the alexandria section of fairfax county. there was concern that the house would collapse this morning. news 4's kristen wright is live in fairfax now with an update. kristen? >> reporter: good morning. today the big question is how something like this could have happened. things look quite a bit
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different than they did last night. the car has been removed from the front of the home. the windows boarded up. now getting the car out of there had to be done carefully so that as eun moengsed, the house didn't just collapse. now seeing the car lodged into the front of the house, just shocking really. the two men in the car died. that's the driver and the passenger. police are reconstructing the crash here and talking to witnesses to figure this out. one of which said the car was going about 80 miles an hour. the family that lives here is fine. they were not home. they have small children. probably thanking god they were at church. police say they found a fire hydrant inside of the house and that the impact was that powerful. we think that fire hydrant came from just right over here a cross the street, way across the street from the house here. we're pretty sure this is where
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the fire hydrant was sitting. again, today, so many questions still to be answered about how something like this could have happened. back to you. >> kristen, thank you. developing this morning, if you have the nbc washington app, you are among the first to hear, metro has chosen its next general manager. we don't have a name just yet because they're still working on a contract. news 4's rporter adam truss broke this on twitter. he said a formal announcement is expected by the end of the week. earlier they said they were down to two finalists. an interim gm took over in january. a woman caught on camera doing yoga on a metro track is expected in fairfax county.
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she left virginia but recently returned to the area. metro transit police arrested her earlier this month. two nurses are off the job this morning after being accused of taking drugs from a hospital in the district. one of the nurses is accused of taking a narcotic hydromorphone and she had previously resigned from walter reed under similar circumstances. the other nurse is accused of taking drugs like percocet. both nurses licenses are suspend suspended. >> bernie sanders, the democrat from vermont will host a meeting at 7:00 at george mason university. in the democratic debate he called for debt free higher education. sanders is trailing hillary clinton in the race for the democratic nomination for president. >> today montgomery county the school board will release the
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plans. an announcement will happen at seneca valley high school in germantown this morning. a member of the british royal family will be in the district today. prince harry will meet with president obama later this morning at the white house. he is visiting the area to help promote the invictus games, an olympic style event for wounded soldiers. just before midday he is expected toss to virginia with first lady michelle obama. there he will meet with soldiers. an altercation between a man and dc police is caught on camera joompt right now we're heading on 495 towards alexandra. we're tracking that coming up. plus, taking actions by several railroads including dre and amtrak that they could shut down in a matter of weeks. how much time congress is willing to give them to install willing to give them to install a key railroad safety system?
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the washington post endorses democrat jeremy mcpike for state senate. applauding mcpike's "ideas about getting traffic moving." the post warns republican hal parrish "holds rigid positions against medicaid expansion and common-sense gun safety." and parrish was the deciding vote to restrict women's health clinics in manassas, forcing women to go elsewhere for cancer screenings and birth control. jeremy mcpike is the better choice. i'm jeremy mcpike, candidate for state senate, and i sponsored this ad.
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narratorjeremy mcpike -ate, who csupports school funding.e, thinks women should make their own health care decisions. and favors background checks on all gun sales. hal parrish? as mayor, he slashed education. fought to block women's health clinics. parrish gets an "a" from the gun lobby - they oppose background checks to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. virginia extreme or mainstream? vote mcpike for virginia. feinblatt: everytown for gun safety action fund sponsored this ad.
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developing this morning, students at a university in san antonio are waking up cautiously. there were reports of a gun on campus. police didn't find anyone. then after midnight a lockdown again for the same reason. the school said the second sighting turned out to be a security guard. if you are worried about losing vre service at the end of the year, a reprieve is on the way. it would give train companies three to five years to start using positive train control. that's a safety technology that regulates how fast trains are going with an automatic braking system. the current deadline is december 31st.
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vre said it might stop service if that deadline had not been extended. >> that deadline is coming up. >> it looks like it will go through. 6:11. time for weather and traffic on the ones. we're talking about a weather alert day for good reason today. >> tom kierein is here with your weather and traffic on the ones. >> we've had one wave of moderate rain passing west of the metro area over the last hour. another wave in southern virginia. that's going to be moving in later this morning. all of this passing west of the 95 corridor. right in the metro area we are getting enough rain to make the pavement wet especially the north side of the beltway and areas just to our north. drive time forecast, wet roads in the 50s for the morning commute. afternoon commute, wet roads and maybe flashes of lightning. gusty winds will be into the upper 60s. the hour by hour timing on storms later today. that's at 6:21. melissa can show the radar with the roads. show where it's wettest.
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>> i can show the radar. you can see we're pretty much solid here. brand-new crash there in the middle of all of that rain. inner loop before 355, only the left lane is getting by. we'll have a camera here in the next couple of minutes. north bound indian head highway, just before the belt way headed northbound there are a few sections. 270 south from germantown to the beltway, no problems. getting a tad slow here. it could get worse as we're looking at things still falling as far as rain goes. 66 in bound no frob blems. 95 north no problems. a security camera is rolling as a train passenger is chased down by robbers. the altercation that had the victim falling onto the tracks. also ahead, it's a weapon you might associate with a show like teenage mutant ninja turtles. we'll show you why
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welcome back.
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6:16. we have a weather alert day. how heavy it is depends where you are. take a look at storm team 4 radar here, i've always wanted to do this. you can see the rain sweeping west to east up towards the northern virginia area and d.c. that's the best i've got. >> bravo. >> going to be a soggy morning for the commute. real meteorologist amelia segal has been tracking it. she's in storm team 4x4 on the beltway. >> reporter: good morning, you're exactly right. we're on the outer loop. we've been out all morning. we were on be the toll road, on 66, on 28. taking a live look outside right now you can see we continue to track wet roads but we really haven't encountered any weather-related problems this morning. we've been tracking overall light rain. that hasn't had an impact on speed and visibility. still good news there. however, i've been saying it all morning.
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we are tracking somewhat breezy conditions. that's bringing some of the you could have slick spots this morning if you travel over a patch of leaves. tom's going to have the full forecast coming up in a little bit. there is a potential of course of thunderstrms later today and some severe weather threats later today. of course, he'll have more on that. for now, back to you, eun. >> amelia segal. thanks. reaction this morning from d.c.'s police chief about this video. taj a look. it shows an arrest on cloud place on monday. officers say they found a man barefoot and acting erratically. they used batons to get him to the ground and then started punching him. according to the police report officers smelled pcp. >> police work is not pretty. when you see situations where officers have to use force, it is not a pleasant video to look at but it is the reality that police officers do sometimes have to use force. >> chief lanier said the video may be disturbing but that does not mean officers did anything
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wrong. d.c. police have the video and the incident is under investigation. today a guilty plea expected from former house speaker dennis hastert. he's accused of lying in a hush money case. he used tens of thousands of dollars to hide claims of sexual misconduct from years ago. a plea would prevent any open testimony about those claims. a budget battle on capitol hill. lawmakers set to. agree to a deal. the two-year deal is headed to the house first. it would increase federal spending by $80 billion. it would raise the federal borrowing limit through 2017. the deal would push the next potential spending class after the 2016 elections. a group is asking the state to look at legislative boundaries. they rejected allegations that the virginia house of delegates illegally packed black voters into fewer districts.
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democrats won a similar lawsuit about congressional districts. >> heather cook pleaded guilty last month after hitting a bicyclist in baltimore while driving drunk. she said she was texting when she hit the cyclist two days after christmas last year. cook left the scene for 30 minutes before she returned. she had been the second highest leading ee miss could he pal leader. 6:19. a new walmart is opening up in washington. the first stores opened in 2013 on eighth street and georgia avenue. there's been a big debate about low wages. walmart threatened to pull its stores if the city required the retailer to pay workers $12.50 an hour. wizards fans may be glued to the tv today. the team kicks off its season at 7:00 tonight.
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john wall, garry biel along with the new byes will be on the court. they made it to the second round last year. >> yeah. >> do it again. they're hoping for better results this year. >> d.c. rising. here comes escobar. the royals win game one! >> we guarantee you are going to see this highlight again and again today. gave the kansas city royals the win in game one of the world series after five hours and 14 innings of play. isn't that nuts? the teams traded the lead. we're not sure we can top that. plus a power outage. >> can you imagine watching that and it pops up on the screen, nothing. >> right. >> boy. all right. we'll see tonight. i want to tell you about a
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really wonderful organization called hope for henry. it is an organization that brings smiles to kids who are fighting cancer and other illnesses. they do fun events like this. they went bowling last night at pin stripes. that's lulu on the left and charlotte and isaiah. i'm a terrible bowler, but this organization, hope for henry, has these events. >> much better bowler than me. >> i had on bowling shoes, too, for the kids. i'll do it for the kids. 6:21 right now. nasty weather to be prepared for today. let's check in with tom. >> for us, light rain is nasty. enough to give us fender benders. looking at storm team 4 radar, we have rain falling from indiana all the way to the atlantic seaboard. most of the rain we've had this morning has been passing west of the i-95 corridor. the area in the dark green, that's near the pennsylvania border, northern frederick, northern washington county.
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81 from hagerstown. enough light rain to make the pavement all wet and have your wipers on, have an umbrella handy heading up to the bus stop. metro, we have this light rain with us for now. we'll get another wave of moderate rain coming through. hour-by-hour forecast, by noontime more moderate showers coming through. much of the region may settle down by 3:00 p.m. sprinkles and drizzle and warmer air pushes in. when that happens, some storms will likely be developing by 6:00 p.m. mainly to our west and to our south, but then the storms come right into the metro area between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. with heavy downpours. some of the storms could produce some gusty, strong winds. then by 10:00 much of that is passing to our north and then aligning with other showers coming in. eastern southern suburbs by 2:00 a.m. and then by dawn on thursday it's all gone. things will be improving. mild morning. hovering near 60.
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50s in the suburbs. throughout the day we'll be milder with temperatures in the 60s as the storms come on through this evening. still in the 60s. 70s tomorrow and then cooler friday and halloween on saturday. highs near 60. trick or treating during the night saturday in the 50s. then sun back sunday near 70. melissa, what's going on now right now have the problem at the top of the beltway. inner loop near 355. do have a crash with only the left lane getting by that accident. big look at the beltway. roads look pretty green in general. so does all of this moisture. all of these green blobs showing where it's raining. this crash has now cleared here in austin hill. no rain here. indian head highway after livingston before the beltway. crashes clear. 270 at montrose road, some of
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the moisture on the camera. little southbound. nothing in the way. it is now 6:24 today. you have your first chance to weigh in on design plans for a new metro station in alexandria. take a look at the map here. it shows you where the potomac metro station would go and the route the potomac station would take. it's at 6:30 on white street. if you can't make tonight's meeting. mark your calendar for the next one on monday, november 16th. news if you live or park in sell very spring. month gomt ri county is changing all the meters to smart meters. you can use coins or smart pay. they did it last year. the county says the new meters should all be in place by the middle of next month. new video of a robbery on the philadelphia subway. you can see two people taking a bag from a sleeping passenger
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there. that man woke up and chased the pair. after a struggle on the platform that man fell on to the tracks. you see that there. police say he was hit with a stun gun apparently. the crooks took off. the man is okay. police hope this will help them catch the suspects. a northern california pd police department is taking a piece from the movies. they say officers won't swing the nunchucks around as you might visualize. the idea is to gain control without hitting somebody. officers are not required to carry the new weapons, they're just an option. they have to pass a 16 hour training program. >> there you go. >> they have to be trained if they decide to carry them. >> we laugh.
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they can be serious. >> in the movie, nobody ever uses them. there's a whole lot of this. that's enough to scare somebody away. >> a deternlt. they actually never have to use them on anybody. if i held nunchucks, i would end up hurting myself. >> we digress. today is a very special day. >> probably one of eun's favorite days of the year. national chocolate day. >> wahoo! my favorite food group. we americans do, indeed, love our chocolate. americans will consume $18 billion worth of chocolate this year. i'm thinking i'm half of that. that's 18% of the world's chocolates. eating chocolate may lower cholesterol, lower the stroke and heart disease. there's your justification. better mood. >> 6:26. not making the grade. a new report card highlighting where students are struggling.
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>> preventing another scene like this one. @wpczplus, preparing you fo conditions outside on this weather alert day. you can see the rain pushing in right now. the chance you could see severe 6:31.
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right now we are watching conditions on the road. your windshield wipers will get a workout. we are seeing the heaviest rain west of d.c. the storm team is tracking the chances you could see severe weather where you are. aaron is with tom in the weather center with more on that threat. good morning. >> good morning, eun. we've been watching the rain move in since yesterday. are we seeing anything heavy yet? >> not yet. making the roads wet and causing problems for the morning commute. we are beginning to see moderate downpours and even a few heavy ones in north carolina and southern virginia.
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we had one wave come through between 6:00 a.m. and through -- near the pennsylvania border between 5:00 and 6:00 a.m. that's passing well north. few sprinkles, just enough to make the pavement wet. getting that in prirnce georges county and western fairfax into loudoun. there is a low risk of any tornadoes but high winds, well, there's a moderate risk of that by later this afternoon and into the evening hours. very low risk of any hail and flash flooding. only a low to moderate risk of that. next weather and traffic on the ones. rain totals by the time this is all over. now melissa has problems around the region. >> top of the beltway interloop near 355, we have a little bit of a jam. only getting by on the left lane because of a crash that happened there. about 30 minutes ago. should be out of the way there. right now here's a shot of the storm team 4x4.
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amelia segal driving through. the wet roads and wipers working overtime. beltway overall looking pretty good. you can see the problem on the inner loop and outer loop. 95 on powder mill road. moving nicely northbound and southbound. eun? 6:32. new this morning, the nation's report card is out. it shows the results from the naep, a national exam for fourth and eighth grade students. the results, not so great. math and reading scores went down for eighth grade students over the last two years. fourth graders stayed level with reading scores but their scores in math went down. mixed results in our area of virginia students scoring better than average on national tests. their scores were about even with the last time it was administered. maryland scores went down in reading and math. maryland governor larry hogan said that was because they were excluding scores from disabled
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students and english learners before. eighth grade scores were mostly flat after a bump from years before. school resource officer in south carolina could be fired today after video surfaced of him body slamming a student and authorities say a new video shows the student punching the deputy during that confrontation. the video shows the girl swinging at officer ben fields as he is already in the middle of trying to remove her from a chair. administrators called fields in because the student was disruptive. that officer has been suspended. the justice department and the fbi said they would open their own investigation as to whether heir rights were violated. a shooting trial was asked to be moved but the judge said a fair trial can happen there.
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tyler is facing assault, reckless endangerment and weapons charges. the trial takes place next may. a jury will hear closing arguments in a trial of accused several killer charles severance. prosecutors trying to prove severance killed three people in alexandria over a ten year period. the defense argued there is no physical evidence. severances attorneys are trying to punch holes in the other evidence presented in the trial. evidence including a target surveillance video showing a man who looks like severance walking into the store behind one of the victims. the defense says it was not severance. frustrated neighbors in the capitol hill area created a community group. they spoke up during a meeting last night. in the last two weeks alone there have been two shootings, armed robbery spree and home rate. cathy lanier said they will crack down.
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new tactics have resulted in some arrests. making changes that come after students caught their bus driver texting while driving. school leaders making the punishment for anyone tengtsing behind the wheel with students on board tougher. if a driver does text, they may face a suspension or even termination. >> after the story last week basically, you know, we realized that parents had some questions and we want to assure parents that students are safe on our buses. >> the bus driver caught on video will not lose her job. now to december decision 2016. right now donald trump is not leading the republican field. that's according to the latest poll. ten candidates face tough questions during the third gop debate in colorado. leanne gregg joins us with what we can expect tonight. >> reporter: good morning. the final preparations are here
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in the media span room and the main stage where the debate will happen. the two debates, the ten candidates who have polled the highest will be on the main stage. there will be another debate, preliminary one, earlier in the afternoon with the second tier candidates. all eyes of course will be on the two front-runners. donald trump and ben carson especially after the national poll yesterday. for the first time in months showed that trump is not leading edged out by carson. trump is a political novice. the debate is expected to last two hours including commercials. millions of people are expected to be watching. more than 20 million viewed the last two republican debates. eun? >> leanne gregg live in boulder. thanks, leanne. a day of royalty in d.c. prince harry's plans as he pays a visit to the capitol. a frightening day for a team
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as their bus rolls over. plus, we're getting you ready for the conditions outside. the rain picking up at this hour, but the heavy stuff is still ahead of us. how much rain you can expect at 6:41. narrator: for state senate, who shares our values?
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jeremy mcpike - supports school funding. thinks women should make their own health care decisions. and favors background checks on all gun sales. hal parrish? as mayor, he slashed education. fought to block women's health clinics. parrish gets an "a" from the gun lobby - they oppose background
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checks to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. virginia extreme or mainstream? vote mcpike for virginia. feinblatt: everytown for gun safety action fund sponsored this ad. introducing kisses deluxe chocolates. with a whole-roasted hazelnut, delicate crisps, and layers of rich, creamy chocolate, they're twice the size of the kisses chocolates you love. say more with new kisses deluxe. i'm jill mccabe, candidate for state senate, and i sponsored this ad. all the mouthwash in the world won't help dick black. because what comes out of his mouth is just offensive. black said gays and lesbians lead "lifestyles that are harmful to the culture of this state." he dismissed rape in the military, calling it "as predictable as human nature." black opposes the use of birth control and voted to force women seeking abortions to have intrusive transvaginal ultrasounds. dick black. so extreme, it's dangerous.
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i'm angie goff at the live desk. we want to talk you live to nasa tv where astronaut scott kelly and a flight engineer are about to step outside the international space station to do a space walk. it is the first time for both of them. you are looking at live pictures. the preparations are underway. now this walk will last about 6 1/2 hours. this is an animation, i believe.
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6:1, 2 hours. they're going to focus on station upgrades. kelly has spent more time in space, in fact, than any other u.s. astronaut. eun, aaron. >> thank you, angie. 6:41 our time. the weather alert day. weather and traffic on the 1s. >> storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein talking about all of the area moving into our area. >> passing across northern virginia and maryland and the i-95 corridor. light sprinkles just enough to make the pavement wet. have an umbrella handy. metro this morning, total amounts of rain, this area in the blue and lavender, maybe an inch to an inch and a half. right along the blue ridge and from hagerstown to charlottesville there could be over 2 inches of rain. big changes on the way coming up at 6:51. >> 95 southbound ramp to the
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interloop left side of the lane blocked. inbe ner loop at 355 still slow there because of an earlier crash. only getting by on the left side of the roadway. 270 south a little slow from germantown to 95. adams very slow at 23 miles per hour. take you 10. 66 in bound, 95 north bound no major issues. wpop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. >> a frightening accident leaves two people dead and a home badly damaged. live on the scene with more on what happened. >> reporter: and we're on the outer loop now traveling through silver spring with the storm team 4x4. a live look outside. traffic is coming to a stop. traffic is coming to a stop. all the latest road
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the washington post endorses democrat jeremy mcpike for state senate. applauding mcpike's "ideas about getting traffic moving." the post warns republican hal parrish "holds rigid positions against medicaid expansion and common-sense gun safety." and parrish was the deciding vote to restrict women's health clinics in manassas, forcing women to go elsewhere for cancer screenings and birth control. jeremy mcpike is the better choice. i'm jeremy mcpike, candidate for state senate, and i sponsored this ad.
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weather alert day as we brace for strong storms, heavy rain in the day ahead. you can see the system pushing into our region right now. it could leave up to two inches of rain depending where you live. storm team four is tracking the conditions you're dealing with out on the roads. first, we go to storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein with what you need to know about the storms. >> yeah, we've had a wave of heavier rain coming into southern virginia. that will be getting closer to
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the metro area moving in from the south later this morning and into the afternoon hours. the impact looks like a moderate impact for this for the morning commute and the afternoon commute. then some isolated strong storms moving in this area. >> couple of problems south of the beltway. ramp to the interloop. it's showing you where it is raining on the roads. interloop at 355 also jammed only getting by on the left because of a crash there. amelia, you're driving on the roads. >> we're in the storm team 4x4 on top of the beltway. only traveling 10 miles an hour. i'm going to have the latest check of the road conditions due to the weather coming up. thanks, melissa. 6:46. keeping an eye on flights this morning. this weather system could create problems not only because of the rain but wind. we're not seeing any significant delays or cancellations. make sure you check the status of your flight before heading to
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the airport. if you are running out the door, you can always check the forecast and receive updates with the nbc washington app. 6:47. developing this morning, if you have the nbc washington app you are among the first to hear that metro has chosen the next general manager. we don't have a name just yet because they're still working out a contract here. adam tuss broke that news on twitter last night. he said a formal announcement is expected by the end of the week. earlier we reported they were down to two finalists. there was an interim manager put in place. news 4 iteam showed you this video of the woman traveling down onto the tracks on the orange line last year. she started striking yoga poses as a partner took pictures. bentley left virginia but recently returned to the area.
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police arrested her next month. two nurses are off the job this morning because one of the nurses is accused of taking hydromorphone from sibley memorial hospital. she was fired after refusing to take a drug test. she had previously resigned from walter reed under similar circumstances. the other nurse is accused of taking drugs such as percocet. both nurse's licenses is suspended. the u.s. could be changing its military strategy against isis. it insists it's the same, no troops in combat. the pentagon says there will be more troops in, quote, direct action. richard engel is in istanbul with what's ahead here this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. since the start of the u.s.-led war on isis, the administration has struggled to explain its policies and once again it is struggling. facing this apparent contradiction.
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the white house insisting that nothing has changed, that no troops will be in combat in iraq or syria, that they will remain in an a advise and assist capacity. last week there was a public raid by u.s. and kurdish command yeses on an isis prison. defense secretary saying there will be more raids like those if the opportunities arise. so how do you square that circle? how does the white house say nothing has changed. direct military action. 6 it seems to be something of a washington double speak where the special operations and the command joes don't count as troopsness combat. >> richard engel live. in decision 2016 now, a visit later today from senator bernie sanders. the democrat from vermont will host a meeting at 7:00 at george mason university.
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he calls for debt free higher education. a member of the british royal family is in the district today. prince harry will meet with president obama later this morning. it was an olympic style event. first lady michelle obama. he will meet with wounded soldiers there. >> for sure. let's check in with storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein. pretty much rain all day. >> strong storms. right now we have this alert underway. it will be with us all day long
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meaning we'll have frequent storm team 4 updates. right there on the tv screen, it shows some breaks of rain in the carolinas and into virginia. this is the next one getting closer to us. south and west of richmond. that is on a track to come up 95 and come right into the metro area. that will be in another two or three hours. right now getting a little light rain passing west of the 95 corridor in loudoun county, northern shenandoah county. getting a few sprinkles in the northern counties. just enough to get the pavement wet. you need the wipers on and umbrella. temperatures hovering near 60. milder morning north and west of us in the mid and upper 50s. at the bus stop stay in the 50s through 8:00 a.m. near 60 by 9:00. much of the region with wet sidewalks and light rain for the morning commute. hour by hour after that by
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noontime the low 60s. then some moderate rain moves in. then showers likely 3:00 p.m. then some storms between 6:00 to around as late as 11:00 in the evening and staying in the 60s. sun back on thursday into the mid 70s. big change friday, saturday for halloween. highs only near 60. trick or treaters in the 50s. back near 70s on sunday. next chance of rain on monday. amelia siegel live in the storm team 4x4. tom, traveling through silver spring on the outer loop. we're barely moving. the storm team 4x4 only traveling about 15 miles an hour. a live look outside you can see wet roads but very light rain falling across the area. that's pretty much what we've been encountering. the weather not seeming to have too much of an impact on the morning commute. tracking light showers today. a great day to download the nbc 4 washington app so you can track the radar throughout the day and see what you can expect
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for the ride home. not only are we dealing with itching use on the top of the beltway but other places, right, melissa. >> 95 southbound ramp to the interloop has a disabled vehicle. this is where amelia is, top of the beltway, you can see the slowdowns. inner loop, we are a little slow as well from an earlier accident just getting by on the left side. typical volume headed southbound. no major problems and no incidents. the road there is wet. area that's drying out here, 66 in bound and 95 northbound. you can see my radar here in the green showing you where it is raining. right now 66 and 95 as you're headed out sometimes soon, looks like you're going to stay dry. saint barn na bass road looking good. 6:53. developing now, two people are dead after a car slammed into a house. take a look at the scene here. this is in the alexandria section of fairfax county. that is where news 4's kristen wright is with an update.
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kristen? >> good morning. this family who lived here was not at home, they were at church when a car slammed right into the front of their house. this morning the front windows you can see here are boarded up. the car is gone and today police will no doubt keep trying to figure out how it happened. you have to see this video again of the car crashed right into the bricks, right through the glass into the living room of the house on smith way drive. now the two men who were in the car died. the driver and the passenger. a witness says the car was going fast, about 80. they took out a fire hydrant, which we believe was across the street. police say they found that hydrant in the house. police are reconstructing the crash and they are talking to witnesses to hopefully figure out what exactly happened. back to you. >> thank you, kristen. new developments about a deadly bus crash in pennsylvania. you take a look here. a bus flipped over. just hours ago we learned a man
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died in that crash. he was ejected from that car. pennsylvania state police say officers were pulling the man over when they drove off. they chased him. he then slammed into that bus. it was filled with students from lehigh university. they are all recovering and expected to be okay. today in montgomery county the school board will report on how it plans to improve your child's school. the interim superintendant will release the school's construction plan for the next few years. he'll also discuss the infrastructure improvements coming to certain schools as school populations continue to grow. good morning, i'm landon dowdy at cnbc headquarters. a giant pharmacy merger with walgreens buying rite aid in a deal with $9 a share in cash or $17.2 billion. the hefty merger puts together the nation's second and third largest pharmacy chains. that combined will allow walgreens to expand its retail footprint to nearly 13,000 u.s. stores. experts say it needs more stores
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to compete with cvs. rite aid stores will initially operate under the same name but that is likely to change over time. with your cnbc business report, i'm landon dowdy. at 6:56, here are four things to learn before you head out the door. we could learn today whether a school resource officer in south carolina will be fired for slamming a student sitting at her desk to the ground. authorities say a third video shows the student punching the deputy during this confrontation. metro has chosen the next general manager. we don't have a name because they're still working out a contract. ten cndidates are expected to fasz tough questions tonight in the third gop debate in colorado. for the first time heading into a republican debate donald trump is not leading the field. republican candidates will be questioned about their economic platforms. today is a weather alert day. rain is falling in our area. you will have a wet commute to work. we also expect heavier rain later on with possible strong winds. coming in waves. we see that on the storm team 4
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radar out of the carolinas coming into virginia. one wave passing north of us and another one coming with us, melissa. accident near interloop going to keep you in traffic longer than normal. wet all over the place. that is the broadcast this morning. we appreciate you waking up with us. the "today" show is with us. more on the weather and traffic. until then, have a great day. >> make it a great wednesday, everybody.
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if you run over somebody, it's usually because you were driving too fast or you didn't look before you turned or you didn't stop for someone in the crosswalk. always be alert. pedestrians don't come with airbags.
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