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mmmm, yoplait. we're talking dangerously high winds, bitter cold on this sunday morning. the wind is whipping through and leaving a mess on some of our roads. some storm team 4 is tracking problem spots. >> powerful winds railroaded causing damage. several trees toppled over on to the roads, on to cars like that one right there. but the big problem this morning, we're talking power outages. dominion virginia power at this hour, 23,000 customers without electricity. >> a lot of people still in the dark. pepco 3800, bge reporting 4600
two people lucky to be alive after this tree, take a look, came crashing in to their car. is this the college park area. prince george's county fire saying they had to cut two people out of that car on 49th avenue and hollywood road. the tree also damaged a nearby home. >> the latest from tom kierein. you were telling us today would be a weather alert day and we see the impact. >> we had peak gusts around 60 miles an hour last night. they have greatly diminished as the cold air is surging in this morning. we're getting some scattered show showers and some brief snow flurries as we look at radar. white and gray, it these are scattered snow showers. there is one coming out of shenandoah valley coming across center fauquier county.
a couple other fast moving flurries and snow showers coming out of clarke county and into southern loudoun county. here is one right away mclean and coming out of great falls, that is moving right to the beltway where it meets 66. so fast moving brief snow flurries and brief snow shower this morning. and the winds, peak gusts right now are generally under 40 miles an hour. . peak gusts are mid to upper 30s. and we have high wind warnings, that's been just now a few minutes ago deleted here all across virginia. but we still have it in effect in the mountains and eastern shore where there still could be gusts up to 60 miles an hour. so the situation is improving quigley hooer early this morning. >> that is good news. but as tom mentioned, wind is causing some problems. changing even this morning the course of the cherry blossom ten mile run. we
the race has been canceled. they have removed all race signage at the start and finish lines. there won't be a pre-race or post race award ceremony. and they have limit that ied the split time clocks, as well. there won't be any tents or on in front of the washington monument. the one exception is the bag check and the main medical tent. for any breaking weather information and updates with this forecast, go to our nbc washington app, click on the weather tab. developing right now, a man is dead after being hit by a fairfax county police officer. the 26-year-old man was hit and killed by a patrol car. this is on old beulah street. this happened last night. it is in the shopping center near the wegmans in trfranconia. police say the man walked
the crosswalk against a green light. the officer was alone when the accident happened and was not hurt. a man was thrown from a car on kensington parkway. montgomery county fire says the driver lost control and was thrown from that car and killed. we're working to learn more about a stabbing on four mile run in arlington. the person taken to gw hospital with what police are calling this morning traumatic injuries. we're working to learn how that victim is do itting at this hour. and last night's stabbing there the second in as many days. this morning we can tell you police made an arrest in friday's deadly assault. what was their first murder of the year. police say a 17-year-old boy stabbed 46-year-old dennis adams to death on friday. neighbors tell news 4 the 17-year-old is adams' son. right now police not releasing his identity. the team is expected in t
night on south glebe road near 3rd street. it looks like the war of words over wives on the campaign trail may be over. donald trump now says that he regrets refwootweeting an unflattering photo of ted cruz's wife after a partially nude picture of his wife was sent out. trump telling the new york time, quote, if i had to it again, i wouldn't have sent it. meanwhile, all the remaining candidates are focusing their attention on wisconsin's gop primary. chris pollone has the latest in decision 2016. >> reporter: speaking with republican party loyalists in authority take company take, ted cruz took aim at donald trump portraying himself as the only republican who can win in november. >> and if we nominate donald trump, it hands the general election to hillary clinton with a big silver bow. he loses by double
>> reporter: polls show cruz leading about wisconsin. trump kept up his attack on cruz. >> they want me to act president shal, they don't want me to call him lie ted. >> reporter: he also took a hit to john kasich. >> kasich can't help you, folks. he's middle of the pack. >> reporter: kasich didn't want to speak to reporters about trump in wisconsin, but it was clear who he was referring to during his town hall. >> if you get somebody there that is an i had i don't log or that doesn't understand how to move the system, we will continue to drift.i don't log o that doesn't understand how to move the system, we will continue to drift. >> reporter: for the democrats, bernie sanders was also looking ahead to november. >> i know there is a lot of concern in wisconsin and around the country that donald trump might become president of the united states. so let me reassure you. that will not happen.
>> reporter: peen whimeanwhile democrats are having debates about debates. new york is where bernie sanders was worn and clinton's adoptive home. voters go to the polls there, april 19. chris pollone, nbc news. 6:07. out of the sky and on to the freeway. what witnesses saw moments before a plane crashed into a busy highway traffic. did the wind wake you up last night? the major temperature drop and the damage we are tracking across the region as the storm team 4 weather alerday contit nu
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the pilot and passenger both recovering. witnesses say the plane tilted before it crashed. the ntsb investigating how this happened. we're told that same plane by the way landed safely on the very stretch of highway 16 years ago. incredible. 6:11. as we mentioned earlier, it is a weather alert day. coming in this morning, i saw snow. >> i saw snow, as well. northern virginia. tom, i think most of that snow you're thinking has moved out by now? >> just some scattered flurries. nothing is sticking. it's all due to this surge of cold air coming in. and the winds have greatly diminished around the region. we do have a weather alert day, though, for this morning here on this sunday morning due to the cold winds that are coming through. and there are the scattered snow showers and flurries. you see these moving areas of gray and white out of the mountains. we have one here right in fauquier county and then west of there right along the blue ridge in the central
valley. another few flurries just east of winchester into southern loudoun county, a couple flurries right now in fairfax county just inside the beltway and near falls church and headed off towards alexandria. here are the peak wind gusts here in the last hour. generally they're under who miles an hour peak gusts at reagan national was 35 miles an hour. the high wind warning that was in effect for most of maryland and virginia, that has now been canceled. but it's still in effect these areas in the orange. way out in the mountains as well as on the eastern shore that's where there still could be gusts up to around 60 miles per hour. but we do have this wind advisory in effect all these come uppities in tan, shenandoah valley, northern, eastern suburbs and away the bay through noontime today. because gusts up to 60 miles an hour higher ridges and eastern shore. still may be a little damage there and scattered power y outages. ti
vehicles and secure any loose objects. still some gusty winds and maybe a few isolated power outages to come. so impact is still moderate to high because you may be dodging some tree limbs on your street as you're trying to get out early on this sunday morning. some branches and limbs down and still quite windy. and certainly cold. temperatures are down near freezing in the shenandoah valley, panhandle of west virgin virginia. we have a freeze warning in affect all these counties in color west of the 95 corridor, that is through 10:00 this morning. weather alert day hour by hour forecast, peak gusts up to 40 to 50 miles per hour through 9:00. by noontime, the peak gusts will be down to around 0. a bright and sun any afternoon. much lighter winds bhi the afternoon. by mid afternoon, temperatures into the low 50s. and the storm team 4 four day forecast, big changes on the way. overnight, it will be
increasing clouds tomorrow and a bit breezy, we could have gusts 20 to 30 miles an hour tomorrow. but likelihood of afternoon and evening rain showers coming on through. before then, mid-60s about that so quite a change from where we are now. and cold again tuesday morning, town to the mid-30s. afternoon high around 50. another cold morning on wednesday, and still rather chilly wednesday, but a bit milder, mid to upper 50s. rain showers thousand looking likely unfortunately for nationals home opener. it will be a wet the day with highs in the low 60s on thursday. chance of a shower friday in the mid-50s. and then another chilly weekend coming up on saturday. fwep 20s in the morning, afternoon highs in the upper 40s. >> april 3, should we remind you. >> an up and down month. >> next up is "reporter's notebook." hi there. welcome to "reporter's
you. i'm wendy rieger. how would you like to on certain lines of metro maybe not have it for six months? that's a huge topic this week. so what do we think? first i love they say we need a billion dollars and we may not be able to run all the lines and have to shut down a couple for six months. it's wiedefeld who says, hey, doing this piece meal is alialig everybody. >> he's already prepped this by shutting down for 29 hours. i think the question becomes how do you make this happen. you have a lot of good press in terms of taking control, shutting it down for 29 hours. safety first. now when you're talking about shutting it down for six months, that's a big deal. others also are saying, okay, you aptwant a billion dollars, also saying you may shut it down. let's think about this
negotiating. he hmay be going in saying if yu give us the billion dollars, we may be able to cut it down to a week or maybe a few days. but if we don't get the money, then we may have to take six months. so he could be using this to position metro to get the money that they believe they need to make the repairs that have been long overdue. >> i hope that's not the case because you would hope that the engineering would be very honest. look, this is what it will take. whether i get a billion or a million, a certain amount of work has to get done. i used to come here often when they were digging the tunnels. and i don't know if people have forgotten how difficult and how long that took. dave, you remember, to get that built. so we have now a general manager who ran an airport and he's running it like
you're going to get it done because he's not playing. he's really taken the bull by the horns and like i said, i think we said last week, i think we have to give him credit. >> sure. the unprecedented shutdown for 29 hours actually he was lauded for that, for making the tough decisions. >> what i'm hearing from the hill is first of all, on the funding, the funding is there. the matching funds from the federal stab point is cool until next october at the end of the fiscal year and i was talking to senator carton and he thinks that are is a good shot that they will tip tcontinue the fun. and the feeling is safety first. if he has to shut down the line, just make sure the other lines are somehow in concert with it to the extent there isn't tremendous delays, we can work around it, we can do this, and we better not the go through what we've had before. >> and a billion i think would be additional money that he's asking for.
that we'd at the tiiedefeld is possom. i think he may be positions six months, maybe a month, if we can get the additional funding, maybe we don't have to go the six months. and when you throw that out there, you create conversation to say wait a minute, is this something we really want to, will it throw everything up in the air in terms of ridership. and if we can do something quicker by giving the billion dollars extra, then maybe we to th to that and it won't be as disruptive. >> this is an aging system and every they have been doing is three hours at night, maybe a little time on the weekend. and he's saying it can't get done this way. >> and jack evans agrees. so he has someone this his corner there in terms of the d.c. council andir
radar. i think he's talking about maybe shutting the blue line town for six months. he didn't have to do anything with the red line. but even so, someone said it would be a disaster, but at least people are talking about it and starting to maybe imagine adapti adapting. can we go out to loudoun county? because this is something that when they first proposed this, i didn't know how to wrap your head around this being that i'm a baby boomer and grew up going to sochool just after desegregation. loudoun county wanted to restrict so that the students could go to their neighborhood schools. the problem is if you have a poor area, all the poor students will go to one school. it sounded a lot like someone he had like separate but equal. >> it is separate but equal. here we go depenagain, deja vu. i like you grew up in this era
when i was working with nacp, it was always the argument do you deseg gra great the neighborhoods, the community, or the schools. because once again as you said, schools are based on neighborhoods, that type of thing. >> you walked to your school. >> yeah. those days are really over. and when you take into consideration magnet school, charter schools, and what we always used to say in those days, it's not the bus, it's us. the reality is once you segregate -- what you integrate is not as if i sit next to wendy and ind learn through as know sis. you actually in-a great power, resources and responsibility. and that's really what they're trying to do. and then we have to ask ourselves how important is tie versi diversity in the development of a child as we are part of a global community.
that's the bigger question. children don't learn throughs on know sis simply because they go to school together. >> there is an argument that children who have been in integrated school, african-americans and caucasi caucasians, the fat thct that t has been this relationship has enriched them to the certain extent that they're not fearful, it isn't something like the exotic thing that the first black person they see. they're beyond that. and there seems to be happening without laws in the millennial generation where they're not so hung up on race and ethnicity and they seem to find a way to get with each other and a lot of people are saying that may be the way to move forward. fact remains, though, one of the reasons for tee segregating was that once schools became -- blagojevich schools had white students coming, resources came. that was the leverage that forced people to spend money. and if you don't have that
money. but there is a lot of different discussions about whether that is -- has changed. that there is more funding for schools these days, whether they're black or white. i'm not sure how that finally will settle itself. >> the issue was about busing, the fact that students spend so much time on a bus. they said even at this public hearing that many of the parents had to spend time on the bus just to get to the hearing. >> in the '70s and 80s dai'80s, was segregation and now we are as seg gra greated as we used t. >> when you take in red lining and steering that still goes on, you know, that is still a major issue. >> i think what was important here, too, in this particular area, very hispanic. so lags.
population. and if you change that restricting, you will put two schools that is heavily nonenglish speaking hispanic students and those parents felt that they wanted their students to be in the more diverse schools where they had been feeling like if you put them and concentrate them into two schools, you will not get the same resources. >> we'll take a quick break and come back and find out why d.c. is not feeling the burn.
♪ ♪ to the women who know what real values are, you inspire us to bring you real value every day. there was apparently democratic candidate bernie sanders is technically not on the d.c. primary ballot, but that is going to change. tell us -- explain how this happened. it was like someone forgot to walk across the hall with a piece of paper. >> from what i understand, now, hillary clinton will be on the ballot because they did get over 1,000 petitions and she also gave them a check for $2500. so
with the check. they claim he sent the check on time, it was received. but somebody forgot to walk it over to the entity that was supposed to have it and then of course they complained because the office -- they have until 7:00 to deliver it, but the office closes at 4:00. about the line is he's going to be on the ballot because they screwed up. >> sure. and itd eat main ballot, not the primary. >> right. this is a situation from the beginning of the campaign. there is a suspicion mopping the sanders folks that the democratic leaders, you know, in this case the board of elections and the democratic party leaders, are replicating what the people on the top are doing to stiff bernie sanders. they charged the pattern of the debates, bad time, people aren't watching, that helps hilly because no one is worried because they're worried about how she's a campaigner. and now stiffing bernie sanders. now,ey
is a lot of bernie sanders millennial whatever you want to call it supporters of him and the party and they better straighten it out soon. >> and again the blame goes to the democrat being party that did not submit it or even e-mail it. i think they could have e-mailed it and they e-mailed it a day late. so i wasn't going to bring up the conspiracy, but if you're a bernie backer, you could say not a whole lot of delegates in d.c., but the fact that hillary is on, we are not, we're running in a democratic primary, what's the deal. why wasn't a button hit just to send the e-mail. we paid the money. the next step was just to submit our name. but hillary's name is submitted and the party is doing that for both. what happened there. >> why don't you try to pay a traffic ticket in this town and you'll understand. or any town. not just this town. any town. okay. let's talk about something that i think has really resonated with so many people because it's so breathtakingly
15-year-old davonte was he was sitting at a metro stop with his family. going to get his haircut for easter when a 17-year-old comes up and with no provocation shoots him twice in the chest and kills him. what on earth has the madness gotten this bad? >> well, you can tell how bad it is because we're all thinking how can we best respond to this without having -- i think it focuses on a number of issues. begun control is one. mental issues perhaps. there doesn't seem to be any relation to gang influence here. the question is how did this young man get the begun he had, what was his state of being, mental state of being when he did allegedly did this thing. and, you know, what is the question of safety on metro stations now. are they in
>> i think that's a larger issue, too. you had that in an made conaana. they say they would have more police. lawrence bellamy did have a record, he did threaten staff person at a high school, told them that he would come back and smoke them. so there is some history to that. i think also what is a little fascinate building this and the tragedy of it, but the reaction of the mayor was on site after the shooting. yvette alexander who is the council representative for that district was there and the former mayor vincent gray who is running against yvette alexander was there. so you have leader, former leaders standing out. and vincent gray said this about gun, what do we do, how do we work with the other jurisdictions so we don't see so many guns comes into d.c. >> and that
bottle. sf and i'm not impressed that they were there after the fact. i remember adrian fenty was known for being at almost every crime scene after the fact. known to be there. i don't know. i mean, i just don't know how a 178-year-o 17-year-old got the gun it begin with. you got the issue of parental control. there is something that is just mind boggling and this whole disregard, not only for the life of the young man and the family that was killed, but let's remember there there are two lives destroyed here because that young man will never see the light of day. >> and we have to leave it at that. thank you for joining us. we hope you have a lovely weekend.
we're talking high winds and damage on this weather alert sunday. good morning. >> that strong wind spreading debris on the road all over the place. two people are lucky to be alive after a tree came down on their car. >> and some of the power outages, dominion virginia power, you can see about 24,000 customers without electricity. pepco reporting 2300 outages. bg&e reporting 4700 customers without power. >> and take a look at this video out of lanham. the wind may have played a role in this tree toppling over. as you can see, the tree decimated the car on goodluck road. we have calls into police to find out exactly what happened and if anyone was hurt in the crash. now let's get over to tom with
and about a brie this morning. >> yes, winds were gusting up to 60 miles an hour overnight.a br. >> yes, winds were gusting up to 60 miles an hour overnight. but they have greatly diminished. in addition to the wind, cold air is triggering scattered snow shower. they are coming out of the north and west. but they are quickly dissipating. just a few scattered flurries thousand. patches of gray across thorn virginia. they're quickly tracking off into southern maryland. current wind gusts are generally under 40 plmiles an hour. at reagan national, a gust at 36. eastern shore, these areas this orange as well as out in the mountains, that is where the high wind warning remains in effect. that's where the peak gusts could still be up to around 60 miles an hour. the tan zone, that is the wind
canceled the high wind warning p so we could still have gusts up to maybe 40 miles an hour here this morning, but the damages winds are pretty much over. a lack look a big what i thinks on the way in a couple minutes. several diners in adams morgan found themselves citying in the dark because of a transform transformer that blew. you can see thick flames, smoke shooting out of the ground as fire crews arrived. pepco tells us three fuses in the transformer were damaged. about 3,000 customers in that area lost power for a few hours. we want to remind you for up to the date weather information, go to the nbc washington app, click on the weather tab. developing right now out of loudoun county, leesburg police investigating a can deadly shooting. police say last night a 15-year-old girl called
saying someone shot her 34-year-old mother several times. that woman's name is christina lewis. this happened at their home. police air lifted lewis to the hospital but she died. investigators say lewis' ex-boyfriend and the father of some of her children pulled the treg trigger. he was arrested last night. the brussels airport is partially reopened nearly two weeks after the terror attacks there killed did dozens. security is on hand checking vehicles as well as people ap b and baggage. and 200 riot police had a standoff with a group of young people on saturday. a far right group planned a demonstration and anti-racist called for a counter demonstration. accept were arre seven witwi
the administration building at mosul university back to march 19 where reports say that isis had been using a high tech lab to build bombs and chemical weapons. an isis communications compound this northern iraq also targeted on march 23rd. it's 6:34 and we expect the washington monument to be pack open this morning. it has been closed since friday afternoon when appan elevator bn again. the park service says a faulty power supply is to blame. that's the same problem that caused tuesday's shutdown. keep in mind the monument as closed ten times in less than a year because of elevator issues. transportation officials trying to make your commute through virginia a little easier. they're working on a transportation package aimed at decreasing some of the gridlock particularly around interstate 95. we're talking about the corridor in northern
you know it well if you travel that area. it can get really crowded. one of the proposed projects includes extending the 95 str 5 express lanes south to fredericksburg. virginia will apply for a federal grant to help fund that project. we now know when the funeral will happen for a fallen police trooper. chad dermyer was shot and killed. there will be two viewing sessions, at 3:00 and 6:00. the funeral will be tuesday at 11:00 a.m. also at liberty baptist church. the family will hold a private burial after the funeral. angie, just days after that virginia state trooper was shot and killed, the police community holding a rally to support officers. the group united on blue marched from the law enforcement memorial to the capitol showing support for those who put their s
time to be a police officer. >> as an active law enforcement office, i can tell that you we're constantly being questioned for everything we did. >> this second year the group has held the march and rally. a debate is heating up. hundreds carried signs shaming governor pat mccroy and chanting we want better. the state passed a bill that requires transgender people to use a restroom that matches the gender on their birth certificate. boston has unveiled a new permanent way to honor those affected by the boston marathon bombing that happened trhree years ago. the sign reads boston strong and is engaved on an overpass less than a
finish line. the sign will be visible to runners on the route's final stretch through the city. boston's mayor hopes that the sign inspires runners who plan to compete in this year's marathon which happens on april 18. three people died while watching the marathon on april 15, 2013 when two bombs went off near the finish line. a real life treasure missing for decades finally found. the "washington post" reporting that last plans for wright brothers flying machine has been located after 36 years. an archive has found the famous patent about would weeks ago in a special records storage cave in kansas. it was apparently sent there after it vanished around 1980. the file should have been stored in a vault here in washington. it has a new home now, in the national archives office in college park. a new york woman arrested for mugging a 103-year-old woman. police say sharon mcneill
apartment building and knocked the 103-year-old over, took her purse and food. mcneill is charged with robbery, assault and harassment. the victim is doing okay this morning. right now as we deal with the last of the powerful winds, wisconsin is experiencing some springtime snow. in fact the snowstorm, take a look, flakes falling in the beginning of april there. while most of the snow is melting, people are expecting colder temperatures and stronger winds throughout the weekend. parts of wisconsin, michigan and minnesota accumulated more than 5 inches of snow this weekend alone. parts of chicago also under a sheet of snow this morning. the flurries mixed with high winds made for several disasters. trees toppled over. there were several crashes on the interstate, as well. national weather service issued a wind advisory
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good morning. looking at the storm team 4 radar, we have some scattered flurries and brief snow showers that have been coming in as the cold air has been surging on those gusty winds overnight. relate now the storm team 4 radar right of your screen showing there is one pretty good snow shower right near martinsburg, west virginia. that is tracking south and east. another very light snow shower around front royal. that, too, tracking south and east. otherwise we have a partly cloudy to mostly clear sky and these are the late he is wind s.
east of us now. bwi mar sal just had a gust of 45 miles an hour. so did e schls am ston. they will gradually diminish. a look at more cold weather coming in a few minutes. chuck todd is talking about the weather, too. he's also hear to talk about politics. donald trump is on damage control after one of the most challenging weeks. his campaign manager was arrested, he called for women who have abortions to face punishment and stripping islip polls, as well. >> my apologies. no time for chatting. >> as we talk about donald trump, we look at this past puig, it seemed like for him bad news after bad news. if the
it before. will it have an impact? >> tuesday we'll learn. every other time he's had a week like this, primaries are held and he wins. the reason this could be can different, by the end of the week, tuesday comes and he could lose in wisconsin. and by losing, does that add a sense of urgency to the anti-trump movement. does it add a sense of urgency to the trump camp thinking we're in trouble here. >> and yesterday at one of the rallies, he mentioned that his wife melania will be hitting the campaign trail. what do you think that will do? >> his numbers with women are terrible. he needs more character references coming from women. so having his wife out there is apporn moment. if he's ever going to repair this, ever going to be a competitive general election candidate. it's interesting, he is also -- i'm
different rallies scheduled for monday in wisconsin. he's really trying to fix his problem this is wisconsin. he's going all in in a state that looks like he will lose by double dimg icontinue its. >> and if hillary clinton takes the primary, does that he said things for bernie sanders campaign? >> it really would i think because he has put so much into it. polls show him leading. so if he somehow wins, there is no more real estate left. but if he wins by a significant campaign, then suddenly the pressure gets put on her because the next primary is in new york. >> what do you have coming up on the show? >> hillary clinton, talking to her late last night that will air this morning. and chairman of the republican par party reince priebus. my next quote yesterday, mitt romney running for president is this we're worriedou
too. so that's how much they're all thinking about the convention, we may be thinking about a crazy process. >> just when you thought it wouldn't get crazier. >> cycle continues. >> chuck todd, 10:30 right here. >> if i don't get blown away. >> that's the real story. >> tom, i'm not trying to take your place. >> thanks, chuck. >> you can see "meet the press" every sunday at 10:30 right after "news 4 today." and moving on now to this story out of anne arundel county if maryland. an 11-year-old girl, a published author. got a new pen pal, too. >> and you may have heard of hip, his name is president obama. lisa robertson has the story of how this girl is trying to help her father and families all around the country. >> thank you for sharing your story with me. >> reporter: 11-year-old
wrote to president obama in february and this week he wrote back. madison asked the president to help her father who is in prison. >> i wanted to help my dad or others to get out of incarceration, have a job, a house and -- yeah. be able to live a happy life out of jail. >> reporter: the president told madison the white house is working to help her father through the federal interagency reentry council. he says they are pushing to improve programs that help those leaving prison get housing, jobs, drug counseling and more. >> never thought he would actually read my letter. it was like wait, really? it was really exciting getting the letter in the mail. really cool opening it and reading it. it was really awesome. >> reporter: madison sent her a book she wrote calling everyone makes mistake. mass
tame and could not find a book that could help her through it, so she decided to write her own to help kids in similar circumstances. >> letting them know that they're not look and that they don't have to keep it inside. because if they keep it inside, it will just stay there. if you did not get it out in some form or way, it will all get back better grades or anything in general. >> reporter: the president was so impressed, he nftsed will her to the white house thursday for a discussion on women and the criminal justice system. madison got to introduce attorney general loretta lynch. >> madison, thank you for introducing me and using your voice and passion for justice. something that i think is very important particularly for women to do because our voices carry a lot of weight. >> lisa robinson with that report. we'd like to help everyone who helped make our community shred a part of their saturday morning. 3,000 of you attended
at nova's anna dale campus dropping off all the sense difference information, the did documents to be safely shredded. the next one already on the calendar for june in montgomery county. so we're talking about the winds. everybody is talking about it. when will everything die down? >> it is right now. things are dying town, high wind washing was canceled. >> and we've seen the worst of it. >> for the quite out of the woods completely. howling like a freight train overnight, so probably a little sleep deprived. but we still have a weather alert under way this morning because of the winds and the cold temperatures that are coming through. your weather headlines, we'll have the weather alert through this morning. the winds diminishing through the morning and then rain likely on monday and then getting cold again on tuesday. current wind gusts around the region are generally under 40 miles an hour. the latest gusts generally around
pretty much over. but we still have a high wind warning these counties in orange out this we were maryland, mountains of west virginia and on the eastern shore. we did it have that high wind warning much of maryland and virginia, but that has been canceled. this is in effect for the morning hours. but it's been replaced in this tan zone by a wind advisory. still could have gusts 40, 45 miles an hour. east of washington as well as shenandoah valley. when you the hi but the high wind warning gusts up to 60. watch out driving a high profile vehicle. you'll notice that. impact of the forecast still moderate to high because of debris in the roads. a lot of tree debris down this morning in your neighborhood, so watch out for that. we have branches down and even some big tree limbs down, as
well. in addition, we've had some scattered passing snow showers and snow flurries coming in out of the north and west. you can see that on the storm team 4 radar right here they're martinsburg, west virginia, one now about to come into charleston. one near front royal coming into fauquier county, but most are drying out heading south and east. nothing really accumulating. it's near freezing from hagerstown down 81 through the shenandoah valley east of the blue original. most areas are above freezing gaithersburg at 32, but nearby suburbs generally mid and upper 30s. we do have a freeze warning in effect through 10:00 this morning. there is the sky this morning. look at those pink and gold clouds. they're racing through coming in out of the north heading south. there is capitol hill. live view from our city camera. so peak gusts through 9:00, maybe 40 to 45 miles per hour much of the region as temperatures will be in the upper 30s. by noontime, low and mid-40s. and then the winds will be gusting generally around 30 bright and
afternoon. peak gusts by 3:00 p.m. around 20 miles an hour. we'll be in the low 50s by then. and by 6:00 p.m., a much lighter wind and back do you know in wn 40s. increasing clouds during the day tomorrow, milder into the mid 60s. likelihood of rain showers monday afternoon into monday evening. drying out on tuesday, cold weather returns 30s in the morning tuesday and wednesday. afternoon here tuesday near 50. upper 50s wednesday. rain looking likely unfortunately for the nationals home opener on thursday. and a chance of rain maybe on friday. it's the latest controversy to rock the trump campaign. how "saturday nig
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women who get abortions should be, quote being punished. how do you defend that? >> donald was wrjust making an april fool's joke because it was april fool's. >> he said it on march 30th. >> snl taking aim at donald trump's controversy this past weekment show re-enacting an interview where a supporter tried to explain trump's same that women should be published for abortions. and as chuck told us, poll numbers show trump is not favored by women voters. the ncaa men's championship game is all set. unc will take on villanova monday night. villanova took hair spot in a record setting 44 point win against oklahoma. the wildcats tore up the sooners 95-51. it was pretty much like that all game. that's the largest margin of victory in a national semifinal game in tournament history. north carolina broke many hearts this our newsroom, though, when
i know a lot of people probably won't be showing up for work tomorrow they're so depressed. they easily took the game in an 83-66 victory. and there you have it, villanova versus north carolina for the big national championship game happening tomorrow night respect monday night. >> you know what this is all playing in to. fallon's puppy prediction. >> you're right. i think a lot of people think north carolina will walk away with this one. >> godon't discount the puppies. >> much more ahead, including an hour by hour look at the your forecast. your forecast. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. in the last 10 years our competitors have received a few awards. but we've received a few more, including jd power who ranked us highest in customer satisfaction for the third year in a row. only fios has the fastest internet on the most awarded network. now get super-fast 100 meg internet tv and phone
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reason for a weather alert, high winds and bitter cold, and a mess on many roads. >> whether going to church or running errand, storm team 4 tracking problem spots. >> and let's show you some of the dam caused by that powerful winds. frees toppled over on cars achd roads, but the big problem here, power outage. virginia compadominion report 2 out of power. p. >> bge 4500
two people by the way lucky to be alive after this, a tree coming down just crashing into this car in college park. prince george's county fire saying they had to cut two people out of that car on 49th avenue and hollywood road. the tree pretty much flattened it. it also damaged a nearby home. >> let's get over to tom kierein who is tracking all of this. tom, you think we're at the tail end of this? >> yes, winds are diminishing. and if you still have cell service, you can stream thbs 4 news right on your phone as we're starting off early on this sunday morning at sun rise, there is a live view from our tower camera. sun coming up in a mostly clear sky in the metro area after a few the scattered snow flurries over the last couple of hours. late e. wind gusts, i'm happy to report are generally under 40 miles an hour. reagan national, leesburg gusts
generally diminishing. we had peak gusts to 60 miles an hour last evening. snow showers are quickly dissipating. they he are tracking off south and east. a few scattered flurries around bamt more. temperatures are cold. it's feeling wintry cold on this third day of april. north and west, at or a little below freezing. hagerstown through front royal, gaithersburg, as well, right at freezing. up and down we go with our temperatures. we'll look at that and our next rain chance in a few minutes. wind changing the course of the cherry blossom 10 mile run. the kids' run portion has been canceled. officials have also decided to remove all race sign allege and overhead structures at the start and finish lines. and there won't be a pre-race or post race gathering.
getting rid of the split time clock, as well. there won't be any tents on the front laup wn of the washington monument, the exceptions are the bag check tent and the medical tent. keep updated on the app, just which i can on t click on the weather tab. a man is dead after being hit by a fairfax county police officer's car. the 6-year-old map was hit and killed on old beulah street. this is in the shopping center near wegmans. police say the man walked into a crosswalk against a green light. police say the officer was alone in his patrol car when the accident happened. and was not hurt. in chevy chase, a person is dead after being thrown from their car on to kensington parkway. it happened around 2:00 in the more th morning. montgomery county tire says the car was coming off the felt way when the drilo
crashed. the driver was thrown from the car and killed. we're working to learn more about a stabbing on four mile run in arlington. it happened last night on the trail. the person who was stabbed taken to gw hospital with what police are calling traumatic injuries. we're working to figure out how the person is doing at this hour. last night's stabbing in arlington, the second in as many days. this morning we can tell you police made an arrest in friday's deadly assault. what was their first murder of the year. police say 17-year-old boy stabbed 46-year-old dennis adams to death. that was on friday. neighbors tell news 4 that 17-year-old is adams' son. right now police not releasing his identity. the teen is expected in court on monday. the stabbing happened friday night on south glebe road near 3ed street. it looks like a war of words is over for the wives on the campaign trail. donald trump now saying that he regrets retweeting an unflattering photo of ted cruz's wife. meanwhile all there
wisconsin's gop primary. chris pollone has the latest in decision 2016. >> reporter: speaking with republican party loyalists in north today company if a, ted cruz took aim at donald trump portraying himself as only republican who can win in november. >> and if we nominate donald trump, it hands the general election to hillary clinton with a big silver bow. he loses by double digits. i beat hillary clinton. >> reporter: polls show cruz leading wisconsin. trump kept up his attack on cruz. >> they want me to act presidential, they don't want me to call him lying ted. >> reporter: he also took a shot at to john kasich. >> kasich can't help you, folks. he's middle of the pack. >> reporter: kasich didn't want to speak to reporters about trump in wisconsin, but it was
clear who he was referring to during his town hall. >> if you get somebody there that is an ideologue or that doesn't understand how to move the system, we will continue to drift. >> reporter: for the democrats, bernie sanders was also looking ahead to november. >> i know there is a lot of concern in wisconsin and around the country that donald trump might become president of the united states. so let me reassure you. that will not happen. >> reporter: meanwhile the democrats are having debates about debates. bickering about dates for a potential new york debate. it's where bernie sanders was born and clinton's adoptive home. voters go to the polls there, april 19. chris pollone, nbc news. sticking with politics, this morning on "meet the press," chuck todd will talk with rnc chairman
chairman prince priebus and he'll also talk to hillary clinton. chuck will join us ahead of the show with a pre-rue. maryland's primary isn't until april 26, but you can vote a little sooner than that. early voting begins april 14 and rubs through the 21st. you have until tuesday to register or change your party affiliation. maryland will also change to all paper ballots. this is a result of the 2007 legislation calling for a ballot paper trail. election officials also warn voters not to take selfies in the voting booth or room where the voting is happening. 7:07. it's been billed as the first widely affordable electric car. the question is, is this really going to be successful? the new results just days after it went up for sale. winds are slowing down thank goodness,ut
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extremist attacks. chuck schumer says the department of homeland security should start using this new technology immediately. the trace detection system is designed to accepts vapors from explosiove explosives. homeland security plans to field test this fall. it seems people are interested in tesla's upcoming affordable car. for the first time the automaker is selling an electric car for $35,000. ceo elon musk says they have already received 253,000 orders. it's half the cost of tesla's previous models. the high tech car is seen by many as a key test of whether the car can pull off a relatively affordable electric car. >> a lot of interest already. 7:11. out of the sky, on to the freeway. what witnesses saw moments before this plane crashed into busy traffic. ca
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overnight. watch out for debris in the roadways. in addition, storm team 4 radar showing scattered snow flurries that have been coming through overnight and residents waking up north and west of washington seeing a little dusting of snow on the grassy areas as we did get some snow squalls coming on through. a look at up and todown changesn a few minutes. a woman is dead after a horrible plane crash on a freeway in southern california. a small plane slammed on to a car crushing the woman inside. three others were hurt. pilot and passenger in the plane both recovering. witnesses say the plane tilted before it crashed. we not the ntsb is looking into what happened and we're told that that same plane landed safely on that very stretch of interstate 16 years ago. dozens of protesters took
this weekend. this was one of the most read stories on our app. protesters originally plained to hoist a giant inflatable joint in front of the executive mansion, but the secret service stopped that. instead several people lit up while asking president obama to reform marijuana laws while carrying small amounts of pot is legal in dee.c., smoking it in public is not. >> mr. president, we beg you, we implore you, do something before you leave office. >> police issued tickets to people who were smoking, but no one us a arrested. >> you and i were talking about it the drive in with the snow coming down and debris on the roads, as well. >> a new study finds that many people's headlights are not working as well as they should. mark barger has
>> reporter: trouble seeing at night while driving. a new study suggests it may not be your eyesight but your headlights. the research shine as light on more than 30 mid size car models. the toyota prius v is the only model tested to receive a good rating. the rest about a third were rated acceptable, a third marginal and another third are poor. the prius v earned the top spot. a vehicle traveling up to 70 miles an hour time to stop. among the poorest performing car, the bmw 3 series, they were only able to complete up to 128 feet away. the organization based its study on how well automobiles projected light down the road rather than the intensity the of the bulb. nearly half of all traffic deaths occur at night or during dawn and dusk when visibility is poor.
tom kierein with us now on what is a weather alert sunday. >> my husband doesn't text me at all in the morning unlesses's like really important. ask tom what's up with all this wind. it's been blowing since last night. >> what's up, tom? >> well, what is up is that they're down, the winds are down happy to report, but still pretty gusty. the high wind warning has been canceled, it means wind gusts to 60 miles an hour. that is done. so the damaging winds are done, but we're still dealing with nuisance winds 40-mile-an-hour gusts. as a result windchills are in the 20s so we have a weather alert this morning. it's feeling wintry told. this morning your weather headlines, we'll have the weather alert through the morning due to the cold winds. they will be diminishing throughout the morning. and then rain moves in tomorrow afternoon and then more cold weather arrives on tuesday. current wind gusts are generally under 40 miles an hour. latest gusts leesburg and reagan
and on the eastern shore. hagerstown just had a gust of 44 miles an hour. so the high wind warning that was in effect this much of maryland and virginia has been canceled, but still in effect in the mountains and eastern shore, as well. that's until noon, they could have gusts up to around 60 miles an hour. tan zone is the wind advisory zone. so we could still have gusts to 45 miles an hour. closer to washington and appear land and virginia, pan 457b8 of west virginia, that is through about 10:00 this morning. so the peak gusts in that high wind warning zone, 60, still may be damage out there and scattered power outages. caution driving high profile vehicles, as well. and the impact is in the moderate to high zone for the forecast because of debris in the roads. some small tree branches, even larger limbs are down
roads. so watch out for that early this morning. the snow squalls and snow showers and flurries we had earlier pretty much dissipated, just a few flurries into northern montgomery out of northern loudoun, tracking off to the south and east. but many residents seeing a little dusting of snow. it's near or below freezing down ha hagerstown. but we have a freeze warning this effect west of the 95 corridor for the morning hour. by 9 k :09:00, temperatures in upper tir30s. by 3:00, 20 miles an hour machine gusts. by 6:00 pch.m., just a light wi. milder tomorrow with increasing clouds. breezy, rain showers likely monday afternoon and evening. and then the chilly air arrives again on tuesday, wednesday mo
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we're back at 7:24. we don't often hear from folks who work for the cia given their job especially a case officer, but one is stepping out of the shadows to talk about his work in an exclusive interview with nbc news, a former field operative is opening up about his time overseas. >> and more specifically, about u.s.' plan that is could have stopped isis but didn't get the green light from president obama. richard engel has this exclusive report. >> reporter: spring 2012. amateur video appears to show a syrian government attack on civilians. witnesses say it was part of a massacre to crush what was then a growing rebel uprising.
responsibility. a young cia operative has recently arrived in the region. his boss had just told him his new assignment was to find out more about the syrian rebels. >> he taps you and tells you your mission in syria is what? >> he says, look, you'll be my eyes and ears. i want to knowing what is going on. >> reporter: in a new book redacted by the cia before its release last week, he says the goal in syria was clear. find covert ways to back the rebels and remove president al satisfi assad. he said he made detailed recommendations. >> i said what if we try this, what if we try this. >> reporter: although a version of his plan was publicly supported by senior officials in the obama administration at the time, it was never implemented. the administration sent some weapons, but moderate syrian rebels noted the free
army collapsed and isis carved out a terrorist enclave. >> i'm confident we would be looking at a different syria today if the president of the united states had not overruled david petraeus and head of the cia, hillary clinton and leon panetta who all unanimously recommended arming and training the free syrian army. >> reporter: but would have arming the rebels early on stopped the birth of isis? interestingly, louts doesn't think so. >> so what about the argument if more had been done on help the rebels back then, there would nobody brussels, no paris, no isis? >> i think that's impossible to predict and i think that's impossible to say. i think that isis was brewing regardless. >> reporter: he resigned from the cia in us
a whistleblower, but merely to describe what it was like to be a cia case officer in war time. >> isn't part of the cia, the mantra that you sign up and say i won't tell my war colleagues? stories? >> a lot of my colleagues are up why set with me. >> reporter: it's a ground level look at the how the cia operated during the so-called global war on terrorism and a view many at the agency wish was left unseen. richard engel, nbc news, new york. trees down and storm damage on this weather alert day. look at some of the issues drivers have had to deal with since last night. crews have been out trying to clean up the roads because of the strong winds. >> storm team 4 tracking winterlike temperatures and when we can expect to see another change in the weekhead. a
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reporting 24,000 customers without power. pepco reporting 2100 outages. b gchlg&e reporting 3600 custom without power. >> and the wind may have played a role in this tree toppling over in lanham on goodluck road. we have call there is to police to find out exactly what happened and if it anybody was hurt. tom kierein has more on the day's forecast. good morning, tom. >> thankfully the winds are diminishing on this sunday morning. the high wind warning we had out earlier has been canceled for most of the region, but we still have some strong gusty winds and windchills just in the 20s. feels like a winter morning here in april. starting off with the wind gusts, peak gusts generally under 40 miles an hour. peak gusts at reagan national, 39 miles per hour just a few minutes ago go. we had a few
dusting pre-dawn, but most are diminish. a look at the next 7 days in a few minutes. 7:32. several kine e diaper diners wh in the dark after a transformer blew. you can see thick flames, heavy smoke as fire crews arrived. pepco telling us three fuses and a transformer were damaged. about 3,000 folks in that area lost power for just a few hours. sfwroo for any breaking weather information and up to the minute updates, be sure to go to our nbc washington app and vehiccli the weather tab. fis look at national harbor this morning. developing at this hour, leesburg police investigating a deadly shooting. last night a 15-year-old girl called 911 telling
someone shot her 34-year-old mother several times. that woman's name christina lewis. this happened in their home. we know crews air lifted lewis to the hospital where she died. investigators say lewis' ex-boyfriend pulled the trigger. he was arrested last night. the brussels airport is marshale partially reopening this morning. new security is on hand checking people and vehicles and baggage. this as belgian police make another round of arrest. 200 riot police had a standoff with a group of young people on saturday. a far right group planned a comm demonstration and there was a counter demonstration. seven were arrested. we want it show you new video out this morning from the u.s. department of defense.it so
department of defense. it shows recent coalition air strikes on isis targets in iraq. at the hit t they hit the administration building on mark 19 where reports say isis had been using a high tech lab to build bombs. and a compound in northern iraq was also targeted on march 23. we expect the washington monument to be back open this morning. it has been closed since friday afternoon when an elevator broke down again. people had to walk down nearly 900 steps. the park service says a faulty power supply is to blame and that is the same problem that caused tuesday's shutdown. now, the monday uhe him has closed ten times in less than a year because of elevator issues. transportation officials trying to mack your commute through the commonwealth a little smoother. as wtop is reporting, those officials are working on a transportation package aimed at decreasing gridlock particularly aroundte
northern virginia. a lot of congestion is there. one of the proposed projects includes extending the e 95 express lanes all the way south to fredericksburg. virginia is expected to apply for a federal grant to help pay for the project. and we now know when the funeral will happen for fallen virginia state police trooper. chad dermyer was shot and killed in the line of duty on thursday in richmond. his viewing will be tomorrow afternoon. there will be two viewing sessions at the liberty baptist church in hampton, virginia. the first begins at 3:00. the second one is at 6:00. the funeral will be tuesday at 11:00 a.m. also at liberty baptist church. the family will hold a private burial after the funeral. wind and snow causing quite the mess across several states. the april blast of cold weather making it feel like winter is not over yet. >> and we're feeling that here, as well. you might need a winter coat as you head out. stor t
cold temperatures and when we can expect to see some sun and warmth returning. it is april. >> yes, we would like to see the sunk and sun and warmth. yvette: i was running for my life. he was flicking matches on me... my ex-husband's
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and i approve this message, because i'm on your side. storm team 4 "weather center" looking at the latest observations. winds are diminishing. that is a live view near union station. the flag not blowing quite as hard as it was a few minutes ago. the winds are gradually dying down. latest wind gusts around the region are generally under 40 miles an hour. but with temperatures in the 30s, with the winds, it feels like it's only in the 20s with our
out early on this sunday morning. dress for a wintry cold morning. back to you. the "today" show is next on nbc 4. >> let's see what they're working on. erica hill and craig mediclvin joining us. will have the lates the wild weather. tens of thousands are without power, heavy wind and even snow in many places. so when will it let up? dylan will have more. >> and today is a big day for baseball fans. opening day. one sure sign of america's pass time, there streets right there, the hot dog. we'll take you to a unique school. >> and harry smith getting up close an personal
tiger cubs. just need to look at the pictures. >> doesn't get much cuter. >> newest residents of the bronx zoo and we will introduce you to them. >> that's when we at the tiget n a su a sunday morning on "today." >> all right. we'll see you. well, the debate over an anti-discrimination law in north carolina is heating up. hundreds of people gathered outside the governor's mansion yesterday afternoon. they carried signs shaming the governor and chanting we want better. last week state lawmaker passed a bill which requires transgender people to use the restroom that matches the gender on their birth certificate. the controversial bill also prevents cities and counties from extending protections covering sexual orientation at restaurants, hotels and
truck sends two arizona children to the hospital. they were hit by an suv crossing the street. at last check, the little girl remains in critical condition. the boy listed as stable. the driver taken into custody. so far not facing any charges on that. boston unveiled a new permanent way to honor those affected by the boston marathon bombings that happened three years ago this month. the sign reads boston strong. and is engraved on an overpass less than a mile from the hair thop's finish line. the sign will be visible to runners on the route's final stretch through the city. boston's mayor hopes the sign inspires runners who plan to come people this year on april 18th. three people tied whidied whileg when two bombs went off near the finish line. a real life treasure finally found. e
that the last plans for the wright brothers flying machine has been located. an archivist found it in a special records storage cave in kansas. apparently sent there at some point after it vanished away 1980. the file should have been stored in a treasure vault along with other priceless documents in the archives building. it has a new home now in the national archives office in college park. so german train company is getting complaints over a plan to plate train cars only open to women and their kids. the company said they are reacting to what their passengers want and offering restricted cars. passengers there have mixed reactions. many are alleging discrimination, violations of you fundamental rights and a medieval mindset. sometimes tads travel with their kids, as well. so what about them? >> that's right. reminds me the titanic lifeboat policy. >> oh, yeah.
an 11-year-old girl from anne arundel county is a published author and she has a new pen pal. >> and you might have heard of him before. president obama. lisa robinson has the story on how this girl is trying to help her father and families all around the country. >> thank you for sharing your story with me. >> reporter: 11-year-old madison wrote to president obama in february and this week he wrote back. madison asked the president to help her father who is in prison. >> i wanted to help my dad or others to get out of incarceration, have a job, a house and -- yeah. be able to live a happy life out of jail. >> reporter: the president told madison the white house is working to help her father through the federal interagency reentry council. he says they are pushing to improve programs that help those leaving prison get housing, jobs, drug counseling and more. >> never thought he would actually read my letter.
it was really exciting getting the letter in the mail. really cool opening it and reading it. it was really awesome. >> reporter: madison sent him a book she wrote calling everyone makes mistake. madison says when her father went to prison, she had a hard tame and could not find a book that could help her through it, so she decided to write her own to help kids in similar circumstances. >> letting them know that they're not look and that they don't have to keep it inside. because if they keep it inside, it will just stay there. if you did not get it out in some form or way, it will all get back better grades or anything in general. >> reporter: the president was so impressed, he invited her to the white house thursday for a discussion on women and the criminal justice system. madison got to introduce attorney general loretta lynch.
introducing me and using your voice and passion for justice. something that i think is very important particularly for women to do because our voices carry a lot of weight. talking about the weather, you're saying the winds are dying down, but it's still blowing pretty hard out there. >> the high wind warning expired, but we're still under a wind advisory which means we'll have peak gusts maybe 45 at the top for the next several hours. but they will continue to gradually diminish. damaging winds are done and we do have a weather alert still up, a lot of debris on your streets and sidewalks and branches and limbs are down. current wind gusts are generally under 40 miles an hour. hagerstown had a 44 mile-per-hour gust here in the last hour and those are the peak gusts, but
to diminish. we'll have the weather alert through the morning hours because of the wind and cold weather. rain likely tomorrow afternoon and evening. then more cold weather arrives on tuesday. so we still have this high wind warning for the counties in the orange. winds still may be gusting up to 60 miles an hour there. and in place of the high wind warning that we had earlier in much of maryland and have a vargs it's a wind advisory until about 10:00 this morning and includes nearby suburbs in maryland and out in the shenandoah valley, panhandle of west virginia. but some higher peaks could have gusts to 60 miles per hour, maybe a few more outages there and any loose objects still in your yard, you want to get them inside. still a high to moderate impact this morning because of tree debris in roads and on streets. so watch out for that as you're driving around early this morning as we've had quite a few
limbs come down. residents 30 miles north and west, a dusting of snow on grassy area, but pretty much snow showers all done now. look at temperature p its, they are at or below freeze along the i-81 corridor. nearby suburbs generally in the mid-30s. gaithersburg down to 32. so still a freeze warning in effect until 10:00 this morning west of the 95 corridor. hopefully you brought in any of your house plants. and we'll have still gusts to 40, 45 until 9:00 this morning with temperatures in the upper 30s. by noontime, the gusts may peak at around 30 miles an hour. much lighter gusts during the afternoon. by 3:00, temperatures in the low 50s. bright and sunny. by 6:00, back down to the upper 40s with just some light wind. four day forecast, mild tomorrow with increasing clouds highs mid-60s. a blustery
of rain showers tomorrow afternoon and evening. drying out, but chilly on tuesday. cold mornings tuesday and wednesday. wednesday afternoon in the upper 50s. looks like rain may wash out opening day for the nationals on thursday. and then a smaller chance of a shower on friday drying out and chilly next weekend. the time is 7:52. four things to know today, this morning we've been talking about it all morning, the wind causing a lot of the damage all over the area. two people lucky to be alive after the tree came crashing in to their car in college park. prince george's county fire saying that they had to cut two people out of the car on 49th avenue and hollywood road. a tree also fell on to a car in lanham on good luck road. we have calls into police trying to find out exactly what happened. a man is dead after being hit by fairfax county police officer in his patrol car. the 26-year-old man was hit and killed by the car on old beulah st
crosswalk against a green light. and a person killed in chevy chase after being thrown from their car on to ken zisington parkway. the car was coming off the beltway when the driver lost control and crashed on ken zink ken zink
ton. the latest controversy to rock the trump campaign. how "saturday night live" is taking aim at a major issue on the national stage. narrator: all that political mail might be overwhelming. let's simplify. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader at marriott, she has a broad and deep facility with policy. emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model, to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
donald trump said women who get abortions should be, quote, punished. how do you defend that? >> donald was just paging e mak ap-april fool's joke because it was april fool's. >> he said that on march 30th. >> snl taking aim at donald trump's controversy this past week. the show reenacting an interview where a trump supporter tried to explain his statement that women should be punished for abortions. polls show trump not favored by many women voters. the men's championship game is all set. unc will take on villanova. villanova 44 points over oklahoma. sorry, chuck bell. largest margin of vehicler to in a national semifinal game in attorney the history. north carolina broke many hearts
syracuse. they easily took that game in an 83-66 victory. and there you have it, villanova versus north carolina for the national championship. that will happen on monday night. jimmy fallon and his puppy, don't count them out. >> calling for north carolina to win the whole thing. tom, a lot of folks heard the howling winds. >> we're dealing with the aftermath of those strong winds with tree debris in the streets and on some roads. so watch out for that this morning. temperatures will be reaching low 50s this afternoon with lighter winds and lots of sunshine. >> we'll be backt 9:00, ev ae
narrator: all that political mail mlet's simplify.lming. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader
at marriott, she has a broad and deep facility with policy. emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews
to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message. good morning. winter in april. the northeast getting pounded this morning by that big storm that rolled across the country. >> i started screaming and yelling, oh, my god. >> high winds, heavy rain, even snow in some places. temperatures plunging to 20 degrees below normal today from boston to the big apple. and this new bla of wintry weather isn't over yet. dylan's tracking it all. trump's apology? a rare mea culpa from the republican front-runner about the picture of ted cruz's wife he retweeted and it comes after a very bad week for him and the potential of a big loss in wisconsin. we're live on the campaign trail. philly flans flying. a frightening scene when an escalator went out of