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if morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. it has been a beautiful week weather-wise and chuck bell says we'll keep it going today. >> one more day, that's what we get for records. that will be today. insanely warm. temperatures 25 degrees above average. more typical high temperatures for the first week of june than the middle of march. all three airports likely to set new record highs today. rain chances unfortunately or fortunately depending on how you look at that tiit are going up. better rain chances for the second half of the weekend. right now temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. that's already above our average high temperature for this team of the year. and as you plan out your day today, near 60 at 7:00 a.m. mid-70s by noon and most areas today up into the low 80s we will go, but under increasing
coming up. now traffic time. 95 north at scaggsville road, looks like that crash is now out of the way. remember we had it right over here on the right side of the roadway with a police fire there on the scene. i'm not seeing it anymore. they could have moved the camera. 270 south at 28, west montgomery, still have that crash off to the right side of the roadway. again, not going to slow you down here this morning. 395 south after seminary, two left lanes get by the work zone and the ramp from seminary to southbound 395 is also blocked until 8:00 because of the long standing construction. we'll take a live look at prince george's county coming up. it's 5:01. developing in southeast washington, police are investigating a double shooting on benning road. it happened just before 1:00 this morning. both victims were taken to the hospital. molette green is gathering some tore and will join us live with the latest on any suspect information and the victim's condition in just a few minutes. and t
suspect in a shooting on chesapeake street. police say the shooting yesterday was the result of an argument between two men. the victim was shot several times and is in serious condition this morning. his name has not been released. a d.c. firefighter is fighting for his life after rescuing residents from a burning building. four school resource officers working nearby are being credited with alerting residents there was a fire in the apartment becomiuilding. one firefighter had to share oxygen with one of the residents. she says he saved her life. >> if god hasn't have sent him, i'd still be in there. >> the firefighter is in the hospital right now for smoke inhalation. three elderly people and a dog were rescued from the building. what started as a backyard cookout leads to a neighborhood in mourning. five people are dead and another three injured after police say gunmen opened fire on these
folks in an area just outside pittsburgh, pennsylvania. >> it looks like right now they were all fleeing toward the back door of the residence when the second gunman fired from the side of the yard. and they all seemed to get caught on the back porch. >> witnesses say that some 20 shots could be heard and that people could be seen running from the gunman. while police are confident that two people were behind this deadly shooting, nobody is in cuss dwi quite ytody quite yet. in decision 2016, immigration dominated the debate between bernie sanders and hillary clinton. the candidates agreed on providing undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship. both pledged not to deport children of undocumented immigrants. and they also went toe to toe on attacking each other's records on health care and student loans. >> fighting for workers,
in this country. madame secretary, i will match my record against yours any day of the week. >> if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. and we deserve answers about how these plans actually work and how they would be paid for. >> last night's debate was the last time the two will battle face-to-face before tuesday's florida primary. clinton currently leads sanders in the primary polls. senator marco rubio is fighting to keep his campaign alive. he hosted a up to hall last night this miami. the presidential hopeful faced tough questions.hall last night this miami. the presidential hopeful faced tough questions. >> if i had to do it it, i wouldn't. but not on the other charges. when it comes to the fact that he is portraying himself as something that he's not and has done this before throughout his career, this time the stakes are not even worth a $36,000 degree at trump university. the stakes are the greatest nation on earth. >> senator rubio will need a
gop debate in miami to convince voters to hit the polls for him next tuesday. trump currently leads rubio in the primary poll. now, we are waiting to see whether jeb bush will announce who he will endorse. bush plans to meet with john kasich, marco rubio and ted cruz today in florida ahead of the debate. bush suspended his white house bid last month. coming up at 5:30, tracie potts will join us to discuss last night's debate and which republican has the best chance of winning the florida premie area. t primary. the warm weather has pushed the cherry blossoms festival up. it is now happen march 18 through the 23rd. more than 1.5 million are expected which is good news for businesses. >> could be very positive for the city that they're actually blooming during the time of spring break. so lots of people have more flexibility. >> the cherry blossom festival will go on as scheduled, but some performances and events
with the peak bloom time. megan mcgrath will join us live from the tidal basin later this hour. in the battle today in annapolis after death of a montgomery county police officer, why the police chief wants to talk with state law maeg e makers. and pictures of a man, seemingly innocent request that is scamming business owners. and it is going to be gorgeous once again today. oh, my goodness, how warm will it get? the answer straigh t
bill and then got it back. if you think you recognize the map, call montgomery county police. d.c. police are looking for two suspects involved in an armed robbery on georgia avenue. they just released this video from the incident. one of the suspects showed a gun and demanded money from an employee. both of the suspects escaped with cash. there is a reward of up to $10,000 available for information leading to an arrest in this case. coming up on 11 minutes after the hour. your weather and traffic on the 1s as we continue our stretch of nice warm weather. >> we'll take every single day like this we can get, right, chuck? >> absolutely. an even milder start this morning than yesterday morning, but equally as warm later this afternoon. currently we're mostly in the 50s. so your commute this morning nice and mild. upper 50s on the way in and temperatures near 80 which will be new record highs coming up later on this afternoon. current records are all in the upper 70s. overnight tonight, clouds will increase and by early tomorrow
hit and miss shower chance, but nothing all that major. if you're traveling today, locally no problems. regionally, i-95 raleigh to new york city, no problem. flying today, houston, new orleans, memphis, cincinnati and detroit are the most likely trouble spots in the skies this afternoon. looking at the weekend in continue minutes. for now melissa mollett is playing whac-a-mole with travel troubles. >> the ramp to 6th street, traffic cannot continue on to virginia avenue. looks like we have some road work that just popped up. also benning road, that situation there in southeast, it is now open after that stabbing from overnight. taking a look at other situations around up to, 66 looks good. a little slow outbound here as you're approaching 29, 95 no problems at all. prince george's county also looking quite get. a look at 270 coming up. two young men accused of opening fire in a metro train go to court today. we'll get you up-to-date on this case. plus who could
5:15 now. today montgomery county police chief set to testify guy to try to strengthen what he calls the watered down knnoah' e's law. the law is named for officer leotta. the chief says some penalties he hoped would be expanded have not changed and law makers have created a new owe fence that he believes may be up enforceable. the chief says he will ask that the bill be returned to its original strength. we'll follow the story throughout the day and have the lates for for you on news 4
finalizing some money matters. the new budget keeps fares at current levels and maintains existing rail and bus service. it also includes an increase in federal grants for maintenance. once this proposal moves out of the finance committee, it will go to the full board for approval. metro is working on a proposal to refund you money for delays that make you late to work. general manager paul wiedefeld is recommending that riders be allowed to leave a station within 15 minutes and not be charged with anything. right now readers are charged even if they leave the same station they just entered. riders have complained that after they enter a station and see significant delays, they still have to pay if they want to leave. the change would be part of metro's operating budget which takes effect in july. the two people accused in the shooting of a man
train will go before a judge today. the 16-year-old fired the grave and the 19-year-old was with him. they say the shooting was parked after the victims fought off a robbery. graves is being tried as an adu adult. both face a lesser charge in the crime armed robbery. the hearing is at 9:00 this morning. the mtv star who made threats against d.c. metro system is scheduled to be sentenced this morning. kidd cole appeared on the reality show catfish. court records show he made hundreds of threatening calls to 911. he could go to prison for up to ten years. accused of assaulting an employee at a cellphone store northwest d.c., a washington police officer heads to court today. ta the store employee was also railroaded and charged with making threats. today you with learn more about the proposed budget for prince george's county. rushern baker
that will take place at 3:00 this afternoon. a recent blue ribbon commission report says the county may be heading toward a budget deficit. lagging taxes are not covering the county's expenses and that means it may have to recommend more heavy on government funding. if you've driven through tyson's recently, you can see all the changes going on. there is an unpress kepted building boom in that area. the next phase includes the development called the boro, on the scale of the city center project. the coach. is expected to include the largest whole foods on the east coast complete with its open brewery. pop living in tyson's say the development is good news for the entire area. >> moved here 40 years ago and it was a sleepy southern up to, and now it's a very vibrant competitive layplace. and we need to make sure the economy continues to expand and grow. >> one of the other big changes that needs to happen is that
focus of transportation. that means putting a new focus on underutilized metro stations. you will get to see the cherry blossoms bloom a bit earlier this year. the warmer weather has pushed peak bloom season up. . news 4's megan mcgrath is live at the tidal basin this morning. so are you seeing anything out there, any buds peeking out? >> reporter: we are starting to see the buds. if you take a look at this branch, you can see that the buds are forming on the trees. they're still clenched pretty tightly shut, but all of this unseasonably warm weather that we're experiencing, that is really going to start to move things along here. in fact so much so that they have changed the estimate for the peak bloom period. take a look here. it will happen about two weeks earlier than originally thought. they believe it will be march 18th through the 23rd. they initially had thought that it would be somewhere around april 2nd through the 17th. they have now changed that estimate. i
are out, that is what is considered peak period. so we will get that about two weeks earlier than originally thought. now, of course big crowds are expected to see this. take a look at this video from last year, it is absolutely gorgeous down here once those blooms start to pop and we're expecting over a million visitors here in the washington area for the duration of the festival especially during that peak period. and this new date actually company insides with spring break for a lot of the school systems. so the kids will be out of school. so a great time for families to come down here to the tidal basin and soak it all up. it's absolutely gorgeous. should also mention because of the change in the peak bloom period, they have changed the a and owing a performing art stage. that will open earlier, as well. it's located at the welcome center which is at the paddle boat parking lot. so they will have those performances starting on march
5:21. want to get you up to speed on the forecast this morning. chuck bell has some numbers we like to see this time of year. >> temperatures starting out in the 50s this morning. most places getting into the 80s again later on this afternoon. dulles and bwi made it into the 80s yesterday and set record highs. everybody likely to have record highs this afternoon as current temperatures this morning even milder than yesterday. already 63 this morning in winchester, 59 leesburg, 57 arlington. 65 in annapolis. so heading out the door here early this morning, temperatures hovering near 60 now, mid-60s by 9:00. mid-70s by lunchtime today. and again, afternoon highs today at record breaking 82 in washington, 83 manassas, 83 fredericksburg, 78 even way up in hagerstown. so a mild day for sure. nerv next thing we're keeping an eye out c
skies mostly cloudy, 67. but between midnight and 5:00 a.m., cloudy skies could wring out a shower or two. but it won't be much of a rain threat. and by about 11:00 friday morning, clearing skies and breezy temperatures. so starting out at 10:00 tonight, no problems today, plenty of sunshine, increasing clouds this afternoon, by 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, there is the little hit and miss shower chance racing by. not much. probably only a few hundredths to maybe as much of a tenth of an inch of rain. that's it. turning breezy for tomorrow afternoon and then a mild start as we go into the weekend. saturday looks like a mostly cloudy day but not much of a rain threat on saturday afternoon. a little better chance of rain as we head into the day on sunday. so if you're planning out your weekend, 80s today, near 70 tomorrow. that's not bad. as we get in to the weekend, saturday, partly to mostly cloudy. a little cooler on saturday. keep in mind 60 for saay
it's still ten degrees warmer than average. could have a few sprinkles around saturday afternoon. sunday likely to be a little bit more of a rain threat on sunday. no washout. temperatures upper 60s to near 70. so both days this weekend, more clouds than a rain threat. if you have stuff to do outside, saturday may be a better day. amelia segal has tidal basin duties this rning. one of my favorite spots. >> reporter: good morning. and it's lovely down here at the tidal basin. it's comfortably cool. perfect morning for a jog or bicycle ride. and the most important part about that seven day, every single number on it is above our average high temperature this time of year. now in the low to mid-50s. so that is really going to help bring up the peak bloom day. last year's peak bloom date was april 10th to the 14th. so the blossoms coming out a month earlier than last year. we could see them come out as early as march 15 or as late
and again, very pleasant out here this morning. melissa, are the roads in as good of shape? >> probably not. you probably have the best gig in town right now. 395 south after seminary, that road work again blocking two left lanes -- two left lanes getting by i should say. ramp from seminary to southbound 395 also shut douwn until 8:00 a.m. eastbound southeast/southwest pre-way, the ramp to 6th street, traffic cannot continue on to virginia avenue. that again is also? road work that popped up here unexpected this morning. benning road southeast now open here. 270 at west montgomery, still have the crash in the southbound lanes. it is 5:24. one top senate republican is saying any supreme court nominee will be beat be up like pinata, that's a quote. senate republicans sticking to their plans to block any nomination from the president. they say the next president should fill the vacancy on the court and they will dig up whatever they can on a
yesterday the white house leaked that president obama was interviews moderate candidates for the position. senators reiterated there will be no hearing and no vote even after a new poll showed most american voters are against that strategy. today the u.s. senate will pass a law that will impact a lot of virginia families. the bill aims to prevent heroin and prescription drug abuse and overdoses. in 2015, 728 virginians died from overtoesing. making it the number one cause of accident am deaths in the commonwealth. the new bill also raised $300 million for health and justice programs at the local legal and also improves prescription drug monitoring. a gas line leak likely caused a massive explosion in seattle. 36 businesses were damaged. some destroyed. firefighters got a call for a possible gas leak yesterday morning. that blast happened shortly after they got the there. nine firefighters were injured and
hospital 7the there. nine firefighters were injured and we're learning they have all been he released from the hospital 7. a serious crash september acce sent seven people to the hospital. we're told the fire truck was headed to a call wednesday morning when it happened. a northeast gelato factory will be closed after a cash crashed through its front window again. it happened yesterday morning. a few people were inside at the time, but were not hurt. one of the owners said they were still making repairs from the first crash that happened exactly woutwo months before th latest incident. the owner says they will rebuild. new this morning, just how much it the blizzard of 2016 cost? in frederick county maryland, it cost schools and the government about $3.9 million. this is according to the frederick news post. the town of brunswick had more than $250,000 in
most of that was to repair and replace a public works building that collapsed. today in our women of washington series, we're featuring a top chef finalist. marjorie meek-bradley is the executive chef if in cleveland park. and she's opening up a new shop, as well. and you can catch her battling it out on bravo's top chef. she says food is a way to bring people together and she serve it is as a universal language. she says dead kindicate indicato yourself is important even if it's just an hour. we love chef marjorie. we're doing this women of washington series in honor of march being women's history month. she is down for one of the finalists. so excited. >> good luck to her. you can see all the great women we've ban featuring by looking at our instragram page. if you think d.c. is crowded now, wait
population is expected to boom. we have the new numbers straight ahead. first, though, an old issue resurfacing on the campaign trail. hillary clinton's reaction that has everybody talking this morning. and a live look from our city cam. get ready for a great day. the next chance of rain, chuck will talk about the rain next.
a live update in a few minutes. and we're learning more about how the community is coming to the rescue of a local law enforcement officer. and count down to florida. we're days away from a winner take all primary that could dramatically change the race for the white house. tracie potts reports on that coming up. good morning. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. welcome back to "news 4 today." it is 5:31. time for a look at weather and traffic on the 1s. >> chuck bell bringing the great weather. thank you, chuck. sf you're very welcome. summertime come early. four things you need to know, today nice and mild and dry on the way out the door. no umbrella needed. more record high temperatures, into of our three airports set records yesterday, all three will likely set records later this afternoon. a few sprinkles late, late tonight probably after midnight and before sunrise. and the weekend looks a little
current temperatures now are very mild. 62 currently in rockville, 64 at port beft. belvoir. temperatures today how about low 80s. time for the sun dresses and shorts and flip-flops maybe. >> i louove flip-flops. i know aaron hates flip-flops. toes should be hidden i think is what he says. inner loop to westbound 66, police activity there. not sure what is going on, but police activity. perhaps somebody pulled over and slow things down there. big look at the beltway, otherwise here looking quite good. 95 north there at scaggsville, that crash is out of the way. 270 southbound at 28, still have the crash off to the right side. not impacting traffic right now. we'll have travel times in ten ut
it is 5:33. now to decision 2016. hillary clinton came out strong during last night's debate while bernie sanders was riding the momentum from his michigan primary win. the gits mostly focused on immigration, but one of the univision moderators did attempt to touch on the e-mail scandal. >> you'about if you're indicted will you drop out? >> that's not going to happen. i'm not going to answer that question. >> that was the latest faceoff before tuesday's primary in florida. the state is a big prize with 246 delegates up for grabs. let's check in with tracie potts live on capitol hill. so did anyone gain any momentum after last night's debate? >> reporter: well, perhaps they both did, but hillary clinton is way out ahead if you take a look at the latest polls. she's up by 30 points. but after the big upset in michigan where she was also up by double digits, she told supporters at a late rally last night she's not taking anything for granted.
tampa today also trying to focus very much on ohio where she doesn't have as much of a lead over bernie sanders. >> and the florida primary is next tuesday. what can we expect from the gop candidates before then? we know marco rubio for him it's do or die. >> reporter: and donald trump is up by 23 points in the latest poll. marco rubio now already starting to talk publicly about what happens after tuesday if he doesn't win. if trump picks up all of the 99 republican delegates, rubio says we could be having a different conversation about the race next wednesday morning. he is campaigning hard in his home state, but he's down by double digits. and now starting to talk about -- or asked about whether or not he wants to be a vice presidential candidate. rubio says nope, i'm in to get the top job. >> all right. tracie potts, thank you. today is the last day nancy reagan will lie
ronald reagan presidential library in california. her funeral is tomorrow. first ladies including rosalynn carter, hillary clinton, and might michelle obama are expected to attend. we will continue to bring you live public events from the funeral in our nbc washington app. i'm erika gonzalez oig at the live desk. a shooting in southeast overnight puts two people in the hospital. so this is what we know at this time. this is on the 4700 block of benning and e streets. again, this is in southeast. you have a little bit of video there showing you the scene. from what we know, this is still an active crime scene. you still have police presence there. we do have molette green there on the scene gathering some information. so as soon as we can hear from her, we will bring that to you.
hospital after a shooting overnight on the 4700 block of benning road and e streets. this in southeast. i'm erika gonzalez at the live desk. some d.c. neighbors are furious about their water bills. recent work has caused their statements to rise. normal water bills are about $80 to $100 a month and they spiked by hundreds for some people. >> in october, they put in a new water meter. after that we started to receive very high bills p. i think the first one was for $500 and some. the next one was for $1700. >> we reached out to d.c. water it talk about the issue and d.c. water tells news 4 they're conducting field investigations to ensure the meters are programmed properly. if they are not, then they say they will reprogram the meters and make appropriate adjustments to the customer's accounts. coming up on 5:37. can you panlg whyou imagine wha million people wld
traffic around here? the washington region is expected to grow in the next 30 years. it expects the region will add more than 1 million people. d.c., arlington and alexandria can expect a combined growth of 42%. planners say we need to plan for the house and infrastructure to keep up. it's all about being ready. you'd expect the population to grow in this area because it's so attractive. >> very desirable place to live will, but getting more sxexpense to live here, too. ahead a personal account of domestic violence and what leaders plan to do about it. also looking live, this is a view from our city cam this morning. we are in for just a fantastic day around here. when should you expect the rain to start messing up your plans? chuck bell is here with that. you can't predict the market. to start messing up your plans? chuck bell is here with that. but through good times and bad... ...at t. rowe price... ...we've helped our investors stay confident for over 75 years.
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this morning, but we'll be back to short sleeves and sunglasses later this afternoon. fwlo inner loop at 66, still have police activity. a little slow through that area because of that. travel times, 270 south from germantown to the spur on time. top of the beltway to 95, on time at 9 minutes. 66 inbound still looking good. 95 north on time, as well. remember to listen on wtop 103.5 when you hop in your car. community struggle for clean drinking water. how people in our area coming together to support flint, michigan. how you can be a part the effort. plus a teen who killed a man isating up h mother now faces
the battle today in annapolis. a couple clouds in our sky helped hold temperatures up overnight. the mild start means more record high temperatures are coming our way this afternoon. exactly how warm we'll be coming up. and right now brand new crash d.c. 295 south at howard road. report of an accident there. and then remember we still have this issue inner loop to westbound 66, police activity slows things down. it's 5:45 now. today you can learn more about the proposed budget for prince george's county. county executive rushern baker will lay out his proposal for 2017 at 3:00 this afternoon. a recent blue ribbon commission report says the county may be heading this to a budget deficit. lagging taxes are not covering the county's expenses and that means it may have to rely more heavily on government funding. at the same meeting, county officials will also be talking about domestic violence. this week alone, there have been
cheverly. police say taraca jones and her half sister were shot to death by her ex-boyfriend. there was a history of domestic violence good the two. meagan fitzgerald spoke to one survivor. >> the fear of staying is probably going to be greater than the fear of leaving. >> there have been eight domestic violence deaths in prince george's county this year. and we invite you to check out our nbc washington app where we will take a deeper look at the issue of domestic violence including the impact it has on children. >> you can open the app and search "domestic violence." we've learned that a 15-year-old is charged with murdering the man you see here. 37-year-old john conroy was the boyfriend of the teen's mother. police say the teen shot him after conroy physically attacked the mother. some people who live in the community empathize with the teenager. >> you have to protect .
for a teenage boy to have to make that decision, i can't even imagine what that would be like. >> i think he probably did the right thing trying to protect his mom. >> the teen is charged with second-degree murder. the sheriff's office says that is the standard charge for every homicide. and it could change based on the investigation. in response to recent cases of domestic violence, the greater prince william county community health center is holding a are forum about violence depends women. if you or someone you know wants for find out what signs to look for in an abusive relationship or what kind of help is available, that event is open to the public tonight from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. in woodbridge. police are searching for a shooting -- or for the suspect in a shooting on chesapeake street in southeast d.c. police say the shooting yesterday was the result of an argument good two men. the victim was shot several times. and is in serious condition. his name has not been released. maryland has some of the toughest gun laws in the country, but if
be closed. those on both sides of the gun debate demonstrated in annapolis yesterday. some demonstrators say that they want to keep guns from people who are mentally ill. they want long guns to be registered and weapons illegally owned by domestic offenders to be confiscated. >> it's not the gun laws that are a problem, it's the way the criminals we already have on the books are not being enforced. >> other gun owners say they have a second maeamendment righo bear arms. kyle odom will be held in d.c. for another month. he appeared in court here in washington yesterday after the secret service arrested him outside of the white house. they say he through several objects including a manifesto over the white house fence. the judge called odom a threat to the community. he's accused of shooting the pastor last weekend a day after he spoke at a ted cruz
the pastor's family put out a statement saying they're excited that their father can concentrate on getting better without worrying about his family's safety. we're learning more about the baltimore school police officers now facing assault chargeso over a video of a student being slapped. it shows officer spence slapping and kicking the student. speps was charg speps spence was charged and also on leave without pay. and they also charged the other officer partly because she told spence you need to quote him because he has too much mouth. luxury hotel in d.c.'s woodley park neighborhood facing tens of thousands of dollars in fines this morning. we're talking about the wardman park marriott. the occupational safety and healthed a hin strags slapped the hotel with nearly $77,000 in citations. among the issues listed, there is no written program for how employees should
many taken hazardous materials as well as a failure to set up a written plan for house housekeeping should handle guest lawn laundry. >> and marriott says we have already addressed most of the items and continue to cooperate with them and they are using this opportunity to reinforce safety and security procedures. it's now time for weather and traffic on the 1s. and our streak of gorgeous weather, enjoy it while it lasts. >> chuck bell, keep it rolling. >> i can do that. at least for one more day. and then we have as to tart cooling things back a little bit. but we can't say plus 25 from average for too long around here. we'll be plus 15 or so over the weekend. outside early this morning, just a couple of clouds around. you can leave the umbrellas at home for today. record high temperatures fell yesterday and records for today 78 the record at reagan national
77 at bwi marshall. all those set in the same year, 2006. so exactly ten years later, all of these numbers are likely to be replaced later on this afternoon with something that starts with an 8. in the 80s we will go. 57 right now in gaithersburg, 61 rockville and bethesda, 64 in newington, virginia. 63 in brandywine. so a good looking day. on your way out the door, temperatures in the upper 50s to near 60. we'll be near 70 before 9:00 a.m. lots of sunshine through the first half of the day. clouds will start to increase a bit late this afternoon and into this evening. if you have plans to go out for dinner and a movie, mostly cloudy, but staying dry will afternoon. rain chances sneak back in late tonight, but really much better rain chances come in sunday, monday and into tuesday of next week. no cold air, but at least a chance for showers. here is this overnight chance between midnight tonight and about 5:00 or 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, thais
showers. seven day forecast is a mild one. 82, that will be a new record for today. 69 tomorrow with clearing skies. a bit breezy, as well. mostly cloudy saturday, a little cooler but still mild. 64. sunday back to near 70, but with a chance for showers. especially sunday afternoon and evening. and those shower chances linger on into monday and tuesday of next week. amelia segal taking easy street down on the tidal basin. >> reporter: good morning. temperature here 57 degrees. it's comfortably cool. you can see on this chaerry blossom tree, the buds are out but tight. the warm weather will encourage the blooms to come out. now peak bloom estimated between march 18 and the 23rd. that will be earlier than normal. so once the flowers come out, what helps them stay on the trees? we want cool calm weather and once they to start to bloom, you can expect
several days. and eats it's shaping up to be a beautiful sunrise. so we want to encourage to you take photographs and share them with us. overall roads not so bad. d.c. 295 south at howard road, do have report of an accident blocking a lane. inner loop to westbound 66 here, police activity now we had this a little bit orange just a couple moments ago. right now actually looking okay. still have report of that police activity. 66 is just fine. 95 northbound, you can see through woodbridge, we are getting a little slow. pretty normal for this tooime o day. big look at the beltway, take a look and see how your commute will look. overall we're looking pretty good generally speaking. 270 south at west montgomery avenue, a bit of volume headed southbound.
earlier crash now out of the way. it's 5:54 now. and today flint, michigan's mayor will release an open bipartisan letter to law maker here in washington. they want to implement changes to improve the inpractice structure, public health and economy following the water crisis. residents still can't use the tap water. close to 800 cases of water have come in to our area to help the resident of flint. the state's attorney dropped off ten cases on wednesday. we told you last week about the emt leading the effort here in the county. you can find a complete list of those accepting donations on the nbc washington app, just search donate water. they hope to fill a tractor trarl in t trailer in the next few weeks. when injured, we help them financially with their mortgage or car payments. >> an outpouring of support for
police officers wounded in woodbridge p. jesse hempen and david mekown were shot. a fundraiser happened last night. money raised will help support the officers until they're well enough to troureturn to active . ashley guindon was killed in that incident. the impact of her death is being felt throughout the community. >> an extremely traumatic event for us, but also for our community. our community is suffering, too. >> the funds raiser will take place on march 20th. organizers say the public is encouraged to attend. the upcoming marine corps race will be dedicated to i've officer guindon. today the nhtsa will look at the ways to reduce the number of people killed on national road. national highway traffic and safety admi
explore ways to tackle human behavioral issues take contribute to 94% of crashes. this this after a dramatic increase of vehicle fatalities in 2015. we'll also learn more about the agency's vision for improving traffic safety over the next 25 years. good morning.. i'm jackie deangelis at cnbc. cvs spend to go plan $50 million on a youth anti-smoking campaign. the "wall street journal" reporting that it will include social media, graphics and school programs. remember in 2014, cvs became the first national drug store chain to ban tobacco products from its store, a move that cost it $2 billion in sales. with your cnbc morning business report, i'm jackie deangelis. >> it is now 5:56. today the white house is getting ready to roll out the red carpet for the newly elected canadian prime minister and his wife. our first couple
t trudeau and his wife for a state dinner. if you're curious about what is on the menu, baked halibut casserole and baby lamb chops. and my favorite dessert, butterscotch swe butterscotch swirl ice cream. we're tracking two acts of violence on the same d.c. street. stabbing in northeast and a shooting in southeast. at 6:00, what we're finding out as several people are in the hospital and police try to track down who is responsible. live look outside for you. 64 degrees here in tenleytown. we're looking for another big time warm-up today before a little rage on the puig he said. . . i
right now at 6:00, violence rock as d.c. street early this morning. a shooting and a stabbing p what we're finding out from investigators. another mass shooting, this one outside of pittsburgh. multiple people dead. others in the hospital. and the gunman on the loose. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. this might be the first time in months that you may not need your coat on your way to work. >> and
long the stretch of nice weather will last. >> good morning, everybody. coming up on 6:00 on a thursday morning. sunrise about 30 minutes from now. your weather headlines for ta s today, insanely warm. records likely to fall all the way into new england. rain chances are starting to increase just in time for the weekend. out you go this morning, it's in the upper 50s across the region now which is already above our average high temperature for this time of the year. so 62 at 7:00 a.m., 80 at 5:00 with clouds coming in. it will be mostly cloudy by this time tomorrow morning. could have overnight showers. more on that coming up. it's traffic time. so right now 295 southbound here at howard road, still have that crash being reported inner loop to westbound 66. police activity there. as far as 66 and 95