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over the beltway early this morning. so you'll need your umbrella and a relatively warm jacket. however nowhere near as cold this morning. temperatures in the mid to upper 40s and the way the next 24 hours are breaking down, keep the umbrella handy. it will rain on you first thing this morning. it will be dry for this afternoon and into this evening. but more rain comes right bag on us first thing tomorrow morning. so umbrellas required here for at least the first two days of the week. we'll talk about the rest of the weekend coming up. raindrops often mean breaking news if first 4 traffic. breaking news on the roads. take a look, chopper 4 over this problem, this is the outer loop at 50. they just got these two right lanes open and folk off to the right side of the road. about a 3 mile backup approaching route 50 this morning. so again two left lanes were getting by, it looks like we're all open now, just quite slow and jammed. orange, blue, silver
l'enfant plazas 8th and d street entrances shut down because of a power outage. the other entrance is other. 270 south slow out of frederick about, 30 miles per hour right now. 66 is fine, 95 north a little slow as you're headed northbound through woodbridge. receipt t pretty typical for this time of day. all of this rain not make things easier. we'll have travel times coming up. 6:01, developing this morning, one person is in the hospital after an officer-involved the shooting in laurel. police responded to the ind uchu international market for reports of a burglary. molette green now with more on the history the store has with break-ins. >> reporter: we found out there has been trouble here before. laurel police now gone from the scene, done with tear investigation here and reopen the fourth street to car traffic. hours ago, they arrested a 15-year-old suspect, now
charges. there a 20-year-old man in the hospital with a gunshot injury, shot once inside by police. all of this following a burglar alarm that went off just after 11:00 last night. >> there have been a couple of break-ins at the indus international food market and that's why police were called here tonight. there was an alarm sounding, a burglary in progress. >> reporter: other shots fired here and i asked if the suspects were armed and police have not released the information about that part of their investigation. the suspect shot is at medstar listed in stable condition. the officer involved, a 17 year veteran of the force on routine administrative leave. this is laurel's first officer-involved shooting of the year. we're live along 4th street just across the street from the donna apartments to give you a better sense of where we are. back to you. 6:03. another big story developing right now, a
anne arundel county sheriff's office says ron bateman was arrested during a domestic incident at his home last night. the department says we will find out more about the arrest later this morning. today is the final day for maryland lawmakers to pass noah's law. a drunk driving measure named for a local fallen officer. different versions of the bill have already passed in the house and senate. but now the proposed law is being debated in committee. it is named for montgomery county police officer noah leotta and would require ignition interlock devices for drunk drivers. he was killed by a suspected drunk driver last year. the county police chief is concerned that the bill may die in committee. >> do not dishonor the sacrifice of officer noah leotta. do not turn your backs on the 130 families who lost a loved one last year to a drunk driver. pass noah's law.
will sign the drunk driving measure if it gets to his desk. at noon expect to see hundreds of howard university students rallying against sexual assault. last month students protested the university's handling of a suspected serves all assault involving two resident advisers. police are investigating. a boy is it in critical condition after being hit by a car while crossing his street with his bike. the 10-year-old boil wy was wea a helmet and crossing mcdaniel road with his mother when the crash happened yesterday. deputies say the driver stayed on the scene. the terror cell that carried out the attack in brussels originally planned to attack paris. prosecutors say that information is coming from mohamed abrini, the only surviving terrorist from the brussels airport bombing. he says that the group planned to bomb a popular shopping mall
salah abdeslam sped up their time line for an attack. abrini is now charged with mass murder in brussels and paris. the cia director says he would defy a presidential order to have his agency water board a terror suspect. in an exclusive nbc news interview, director john brennan says he would not agree to having any officer carry out the interrogation technique. the cia used waterboarding on terror suspects after the 9/11 attacks. president obama banned the practice in 2009. donald trump has said that if elected, he'd authorize the use of waterboarding. the irs building on constitution avenue in d.c. should be back open today. if you work there, you height want to check the emergency the hotline before you head into work this morning. but it's been a puig since twee fire. the fire didn't affect the processing of tax returns because that work
different location. dozens of people are coming off of a rough travel day because of a bird strike. ap-american airlines flight headed to d.c. had to turn back. the pilot shut down one of the plane's engines as a precaution, but was able to land flight 4680 safely back at key west. nobody was hurt. we told you about the dangers of parking your car at the horner road commuter lot. cars have been vandalized four separate times there in just there is a new push to keep your cars unturned. jeremy mcpike wants the state to pay for security cameras. he started a possession to get the governor on board. rock the red. today is the message you're getting to start looking out around d.c. caps are going to the nhl playoffs. they have been awesome and they're painting the ice at the verizon center.
thursday night. if you are a caps fan, there is a pre-playoffs rally this wednesday. you can also take part in the rock the red scavenger hunt today. the team hid the letters that spell out capitals around the region. they're releasing clues on twitter throughout the day about where the letters are and if you do find one of the letters, you will win two tickets to the first home game of the playoffs about that. >> i'm betting there will be a few new caps followers on twitter today. >> oh, my goodness. i'm going to see if i can plan out my day. i'd love to find one of those letters. medical care isn't the only thing that happens you in your fight against cancer, some of the the factors that could boost your odds of survival. and also ahead, what a burglar had on his mind after breaking in to a local restaurant. and on the beltway, a 4 mile backup. what to avoid co mi
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6:11. monday will impact your day to sure especially here this morning. a little less of an impact later this afternoon. it's raining outside, although not terribly hard first thirng this morning. good news is we should get the rain out of here by about lunchtime and temperatures later this afternoon will be back in the mid upper to 60s. but first thing this morning, have your umbrella ready to go. scattered light rain showers 45 this morning, but 65 or so later on this afternoon. look at the weekend coming up at 6:21. for now, though, breaking news continues this first 4 traffic. trouble in prince george's county. here is melissa mollett with the very latest. take a look at this, cpp
on the right side of the roadway. but take a look here, this is the outer loop of the beltway there just after 50. so we have a big backup outer loop 4 miles and also on 50 joining the beltway. causing some real problems. as far as travel time, 270 south from german town to the spur, hot bad. top of the beltway looking good. sos problem clears up after that on the outer loop once you get over to 95. 66 inbound and 95 northbound looking pretty good. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. a heartbreaking loss in new orleans. a be democratic loved former saints player killed in a road rage incident. will smith was shot and killed on saturday night. police say cardell hayes rear ended smith's car around 21:30 p.m. in new orleans. they argued and police say hayes shot smith several times
chest. smith played for the saints for nine seasons and won a super bowl with the team. a good guy. everybody loves him. just an absolute shame. >> the suspect also shot smith's wife in the leg, she is expected to recover. hayes is now charged with murder and being held on $1 million bond. developing this morning, police have arrested a 22-year-old florida man following a shooting that killed two louisiana college students. police say ernest felton opened tire early sunday morning after leaving a party. those students were caught in the crossfire. police say they don't know why the man started shooting. we learned this morning five people are in custody for this devastating fire at a hindu temple in india this weekend. 108 died, hundreds more hurt or burned.
the five people detained are all employees of the fireworks company. two people survived their plane crashing into a neighborhood street. you can see the plane was pretty badly damaged. the single engine plane went down shortly after taking off on long island yesterday. it clipped a tree and a utility pole and then crashed. the pilot was crushed to the hospital in serious condition with a head injury. the passenger was also hurt. a new poll in the race for president with new york's primary about a week away. it says hillary clinton has the edge over donald trump on several issues including her 40% favorable rating over his 26%. clinton only slightly edged trump in a question about who is better to protect the country. she also beat him in a question about making america great by five points. the margin of error in the bopo was plus or minus #
upstate new york again today. last night the republican presidential candidate told voters the nomination process is working against them. trump cited his relative loss in louisiana where he earned more votes but fewer delegate as than senator ted cruz. trump recently made a staffing change and asked his team to craft a strategy to win more delegates. now to an unfolding situation in syria where isis has taken back a stronghold along the border with turkey, according to the syrian human rights group and follows months of nonstop fighting. 6:15 now. the coast guard says life vests may have saved the lives of two people who wound up in in the potomac river, their boat capsized in least yesterday. luckily a coast guard goat was doing water training nearby and rescued those
a very different outcome had they not been wearing their life vests. investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a house fire. nine adults and four children were inside the home on white way in laurel when the fire started sunday morning. investigators say they saw fire coming from the basement and the roof when they arrived. no one was seriously hurt. so you probably guessed this is getting a lot of attention in our nbc washington app right now. a man caught on camera breaking into a five guys restaurant to make a hamburger. d.c. police sent out will this video, they're looking for this guy. police say the thief followed a delivery guy into the five guys on irving street northwest in columbia heights friday morning. he waited for the delivery man to leave and then started cooking. you can see the man was on the phone while he was making his meal here. you got to wonder -- >> he didn't take any money. he just wanted the burger and a bottle of water. >> i sort of
person who was just hungry, but he's on the cellphone, so i don't know. >> i've had the hankering for a cheeseburger. but i haven't broken into get one. >> i'll buy you a burger. >> thank you. news 4 your health now, a new study says doctors are just as affected as the parents when a baby is severely hurt or killed during birth. the study out of denmark found 85% of theres and midwifes had worked on some sort of traumatic birth and about half said they felt guilty. also in news 4 your health oig, a new study says marriage could help keep you alive. reser researchers found unmattered men were 27% more likely to die of cancer than married men. up married women had a 19% higher chance. researchers say it's probably more than just love. married couples tend to have better financial resources along with private health insue.
coming up on 6:18 right now. and this is one lucky dog. that is toby. alive and and walking after falling more than 300 feet down a rocky cliff. toby and his family were hiking in utah when his owners say he saw something, went after it and ended up jumping off a cliff. now, this is not something rescue crews usually do, but will they came out to help when the family called 911 on thursday. toby had injuries to his head, a brain injury possibly, but he is now home recovering with his family. >> oh, my goodness. >> nine lives for a dog? >> maybe this one. great outcome. all right, chuck bell, it is national pet day speaking of toby. >> that's what i was going to say. i've tweeted out a picture of our two crazy
my running buddy, she would have followed a sheepdog right off the cliff, down she would are gone. what to expect with your monday today, clouds rolled in overnight, and then we have light rain out there to get the day started. it will turn out to be be a warmer afternoon than we've seen in quite a few days. and it will be a little breezy at times. but south winds. love a south wind when it comes black into t back in on the pic. clearing out across southern virginia. a patch of dry weather coming our way late morning and into the afternoon. so as we track it out, these showers will gradually move their way out of the region. so by 6:00, 6:00, 7:00 this morning, rain pushing out. here is 10:00 achl. skies still mostly cloudy. and could still have rain in the shen shenandoah valley. but by noon, most of us will be dry and there will be breaks of sunshine
george's county, fauquier county, so you were maryland, the more sunshine the farther south you live or travel today. by 4:00, 5:00 this afternoon, we should get a fair amount of sunshine. sunshine and southerly breezes mean it will be a much milder day than we've become accustomed to. temperatures in the mid to upper 40s how. once we get the showers to taper off, we should be in the 60s. highs today mid to upper 60s. fredericksburg, a bonus little bit of sunshine could get you closer to 70 degrees. don't get used to the drive weather this evening, though, because more rain likely for tomorrow. what about the weekend? that's all thin cares about. saturday mild and dry, mid upper to 60s. and sunday, nice and warm, temperatures finally back to near 70 degrees. so it looks like the coming weekend will be a nice one. breaking news continues in first 4 traffic. melissa, when willonday morning end? >> hopefully soo
morning on the beltway. and also on 50 coming on to the beltway. that is something you do not want to see early in the morning. now, it is out of the roadway, but still the backups remain. take a look, it is nasty here this morning. want to allow extra time or if you have a good alter matt that you can still get into work okay, i would probably start thinking about that. otherwise the rest of the beltway looks pretty good. but again, all of this green of course that is the radar showing us rain falling across the area kind of adding to our messy morning commute this morning. westbound southeast swee/southwt 3rd street tunnel, a truck stop that had is slow things down. blue lane delays to largo. 270 south slow out of frederick, 30 miles per hour. again, a lot of rain. 66 and 95 looking pretty typical. 95 north through woodbridge, a little slow in. traffic pattern change that could cost you if you're not paying attention. wh
now being used and the impact that it could have on your commute. but first, weighing the future of a historic yacht club. the decision the annapolis yacht club must make of a as it looks to rebuilafter a fire. d time magazine called chris van hollen "a hero to environmentalists, education groups, and gun control advocates" for his accomplishments as a young legislator. now a respected leader in
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they're leaning toward tearing it down. yacht club members met with city officials on friday to talk about the future of that building. no final decisions have been made. three golfers have a pretty great story to tell this morning. they were all competing in the masters and they all made a hole in one on the same hole. first shot hits the green and slowly, slowly makes its way right into the hole. boom. second shot was a lot like the first one. and it happened again then for the third time. don't you think by the third time something's going on? >> isn't that how it should work is this if you know what you're doing -- >> sue gthat's a really hard th do. >> i couldn't do it. >> i couldn't get a hole in 15. it is not so special story for the masters defending champion jordan spieth. i feel so bad for. he had to hang the green jacket on someone else after a pretty ma
you. there you see it right here. >> he almost falls down. the poor guy. >> why do they make you do it? you lost and -- anyway, he was leading the tournament going into the last nine holes and then he shot a quadruple bogey. he hit his ball into the water twice. spieth had the chance to be only the fourth player ever to win the masters in back to back years. instead english golfer danny willett won. >> he was so far ahead of the pack, people were already saying the youngest to do this, only person to -- he's 22 years old. >> never a done deal until it's a done deal. re frequelek what a in an k hill . >> andindy today. chuck bell as four things to know about your forecast on this monday.
we're tracking a soggy start to your workweek as showers push through the d.c. area this morning. an umbrella is a must for the morning commute. however, your drive home from work tonight is looking a whole lot better. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell here now with four things to know. >> good morning. hope you enjoyed your weekend. sunshine but cold yesterday. we've traded in the cold for rain chances. that's one of the things that you need to know about the weather from cold to wet. chances for rain not all that heavy, but chances for rain here this morning. an even better chance of steadier rain coming our way for tomorrow. most of the week will be cooler than average, but there are 70s in sight at the end of the 7 day forecast. for now, though,
worse on radar than it really is. just light rain showers passing through. most of that should be done by about noon and by later this afternoon, if you're going down to see the nationals play the braves tonight, by 5:00, mild 66 and dry for baseball tonight. that is excellent news. tomorrow may with a delay early on, but back to good baseball weather by wednesday. breaking news continues in first 4 traffic. outer loop of the beltway, chopper 4 over this problem, a 4 mile backup coming around passing 50. this is because of an earlier crash that you can see is ooff the right side still causing a major jam. 50 looking a heck of a lot better, beltway still not so hot. 4 mile backup right now. thank you chopper. top of the beltway looking pretty typical. 395 inbound pretty typical, as well. but again, all of it this green ev
95 northbound at 32, crash on the right side of the roadway slowing things there. we'll have travel times for you in ten minutes. your time is 6:32. you will want to watch where you drive in the district because if you aren't carefully, you might get a hefty ticket starting today. kristin wright is live where new bus lanes have appeared. >> reporter: good morning. the fine, i have to start there, because the fine is steep. we're not talking $30 or $40 here. it is $200. the new bus lanes are over by howard university along georgia avenue between florida and barry place. it's a three block stretch. the lanes are clearly marked, though, bus only. so you can't miss it. you cannot drive or park in the bus lanes. but bicycles are allowed. turns are also l
really drive in the bus lane is if you're just about to make a turn. bus lanes will be enforced monday through saturdays from 7:00 in the morning to 10:00 at night. and back here live, you can see the bus lane here. start at 7:00 this morning, no driving in the bus lanes. before i go, i have to reiterate that fine again. $200. for firsto offense. no repeat offense, so first offense, 200 bucks. >> a lot of money. construction take will lay the ground work for the purple line gets under way this morning. crews will be busy this downtown bethesda. there will be lane closures around woodmont avenue between elm street and bethesda avenue. the work will help make way for the new abouta
entrance. construction on the purple line itself is expected to start later this year. p. today jury selection begins in a case that broke the hearts of parents. you might remember ross harris facing murder charges after police say he left his 22 month old son strapped in the family's suv on a blazing hot day in georgia in june of 2014. the little boy died. jury selection could take weeks because legal sxermexperts say will be hard to find people who haven't heard about this case. in less than an hour, we will hear from a woman whose accusations against clarence thomas nearly derailed his supreme court nomination. anita hill says thomas sexually harassed her while they worked together. despite her allegations, thomas was confirmed as a supreme court justice. shear a sne here is a sneak peek. >> i don't think i have
on the supreme court, but what we have to do is understand why my testimony and my experience was so important to the integrity of the court and why it spoke directly to the character of the nominee at the time. >> hill's testimony is now the subject of an hbo film set to air saturday. you can see hill's entire interview with savannah around 7:30 this morning right here on nbc 4. secretary of state john kerry saying the u.s. is ready to raise pressure on north korea. but he's clear that the u.s. is prepare to negotiate a peace treaty, but it depends on north korea's denuclearization. carry saying this after a g-7 meeting happening in japan right now at hiroshima where he visited the memorial earlier. >> this was a display that i will personally never forget. i don't see how anyone could or
senior u.s. official to travel to here hiroshima since world car 2. one person was hurt when this suv crashed in to a carryout restaurant in riverdale park. it happened on kenilworth avenue. the driver jumped the curb and ended up inside this building. one customer was inside at the time. that person is expected too be okay. extending the i 359 express lanes to d.c. will likely affect your drive to work. vdot is holding a community meeting tonight at 6:30 inside wakefield high school cafeteria in arlington. that project would extend the 395 express lanes from near edsall road all the way to the d.c. line. the whole project is expected to be duone next year. prices at the pump are up eight cents over the past three weeks. right now in d.c., you're paying $2.16. in maryland, gas is running around
in virginia, you're still under $2 at $1.88. and in west virginia, about $2 a gallon. running out of time. the concerns being raised by supporters of a new drunk driving law as maryland lawmakers begin the last day of the session. stepping up efforts to protect your car. the unusual step a virginia lawmaker is take to go try to put a stop on-tto chronic car break-in abous t
damaging winds and inches of rain to parts of east texas, arkansas and louisiana take. the storm also threatens to bring isolated tornadoes. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. we were seeing some rain around here this morning. >> how about now, chuck? >> just light rain this morning. it's raining just hard enough to bead up the water and make pollen dots over the hood of your freshly clean car. so just light rain here early this morning. school day forecast, kiddos will need the small umbrella. by later this afternoon, breaks of sunshine and a gusty south wind. temperatures this afternoon mid to upper 60s. but have the umbrella ready to go. breaking news continues in first 4 traffic. big backups, chopper 4 over a brand new problem, 95 in maryland north and southbound there, northbound just before 32, do have this crash here slowing things quite a bit. southbound also slow as folks are just looking across the roadway. outer loop at 50,g
morning. a four mile backup because of an earlier problem near 50. 270 south not so bad here, top of the beltway, 95 to 270, 19 minutes. 95 the northbound looking pretty typical. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you get in your car. a d.c. bound flight forced to turn away shortly after takeoff. the precautions taken by the pilot after the plane was hit by a bird. >> reporter: what laurel police are not saying about the first officer-involved shooting of the year at this food store. that's coming up. wall street. the nra. they're powerful. they usually get
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we're watching a developing story in laurel where a call to a potential break-in ends with a police officer opening fire on a suspect. at this hour that suspect is in the hospital. >> ite it's one of the stories we're working on to get you up for the minute the minute you're up. first your forecast. >> rainy days and mondays can get you down, but it should be dry later this afternoon. staying cooler than average, but look at that by the weekend, things will be looking up. your "7-day forecast" is minutes away. take a look at this chopper 4 right now 95 southbound just after 32, as you're approaching 216 scaggsville road, you can see very slow in the southbound lanes because of an earlier crash.
northbound side of the roadway. beltway also a bit slow still torp this morning. outer loop, at proud route 50, 3 mile backup. a laurel police officer is on administrative leave after shooting a suspect during a robbery inside the indus international market on fourth street. molette green is live with more on the suspect in the case. >> reporter: yeah, this was an attempted burglary that quickly turned into an officer-involved shooting. you can see inside the store here where there is a lot of groceries in the window here. we know that the 20-year-old man who was shot was inside the store when it happened. a 15-year-old caught trying to run away caught outside of the store, now released to his mother pending charges. there has been trouble here befre
laurel police got here pretty quickly. police came here after that burglar alarm inside the store sounded just after 11:00 last night. we know that there were no other shots fired. unclear if the suspects were armed. the officer involved, a 17 year veteran of the force, now on routine administrative leave. this is laurel's first officer-involved shooting of the year here on fourth street right across from a large apartment complex. that is the latest live from the scene. back to you. also developing, the anne arundel sheriff has been arrested. we found out sheriff ron bateman was charged with assault. the sheriff's office says he was arrested during a domestic incident at his home and we should find out more about this later in the morning. so keep an eye on the nbc washington app. new details this morning about what led up to a shooting that left a former nfl player will smith dead. police are trying to figure out if this was more than just a road rage inciden t
deadly. gabe guttierez is live in new orleans now with the possible connection between smith and the shooter. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: yes, police are trying to piece together that motive behind the shooting death of one of the saints most beloved players. will smith gunned down late saturday night. his wife shot in the leg and rushed to the hospital. now, police say a hummer had rear ended smith's mercedes late saturday night and both drivers exchanged words. one opened fire. and now 30-year-old cardell hayes is charged with second-degree murder in smith's death. hayes' attorney says that his client will plead not guilty and that he was not the aggressive or. hayes once received a settlement from the city of new orleans stemming from the 2005 police shooting death of his father. now, earlier saturday night, smith had dinner with one of the officers named in that lawsuit, but right now police say they're not sure if there is any link and they have no information to suggest that both men knewac
other. hayes' attorney says that that had nothing to do with the shooting. but still, smith's death is rippling across the sports world. he had been drafted from ohio state back in 2004. named to the pro bowl in 2006 and was part of the 2009 super bowl team. so still a lot of questions here in new orleans. aaron, back to you. >> we'll see more from gabe on the "today" show. today the irs building on constitution avenue should be back open after last week's fire. if you work there, check the emergency hotline before you head about this to work. you may remember transformer sparked a fire in the basement last monday. the fire did not affect the processing of tax returns, that work is done at a different location. april 18th is your deadline. maryland lawmakers have one final day to pass noah's law. different versions have passed in the house and senate, but now it's debated in conference committee. it's named for police officer
ignition interlock devices for drunk driver. he was killed by a suspected drunk driver last year. county police are concerned the bill will die in committee. >> police stand up and fight for your officers, fight for your community to make sure the law gets passed that these unnecessary provisions are dealt with next year and not part of noah's law. >> leotta's family has been urging lawmakers to pal the strongest version before governor hogan plans to sign the bill if it gets to him. as maryland's ledges wlats difference session comes to a close, other key bills we're watching. a major criminal justice bill reduces prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders. it need as vote in the house and senate. police reform bill take chantha changes how police are hired and trained is still in committee. today the focus is all on the playoffs for the washington capitals. they are the best team in the
playing thursday night. today the team is going to paint the ice at the verizon center and wednesday there is a rally for fans in mt. vernon square. and if you are a caps fan, check the team's twitter page today. they're tweeting out clues for the rock the red scavenger hunt and you get playoff tickets if you win. the playoff team hid the letters that spell off capitals around the region and if you find one, you win two tickets to the first home game of the playoffs. i need to find a letter. >> the problem is that you're way up in the top in the back of the verizon center. >> you're in it, and you got them for free. >> a hot ticket. >> free is my favorite word of all time. always free rain drops at no additional cost to you except perhaps an additional cost in how long it may take you to get to work. melissa mollett dealing with a lot in traffic. she's up in a second. the weather will i
this morning passing showers nothing all that heavy, just enough to sort of get things wet. by later this afternoon, breezy and mild, actually will turn out to be a relatively nice day. the steadier rain chance comes back in for tomorrow morning and tomorrow afternoon. so what to expect for today? clouds outside and light rain to start. warm and dry and breezy by later this afternoon. here is the drier air just down to our south and west, so the back end of the rain chance here is about two or three hours away from moving into the southwest corners of the metro. so by 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 this morning, everything will be drying out fairly quickly. here is future weather to bear that out. here is 11:00 this morning, we're dry in the metro. still partly to mostly cloudy. rain chances may last a little longer up closer to the pennsylvania border. even potentially as late as about 2:00, 3:00 this afternoon. we should be done with rain by about 10:00 this morning. alwa a little sunshine later today.
and then tomorrow, right to moderate rain on the tuesday morning commute. that lasts up until about lunchtime or early afternoon tomorrow. your "7-day forecast" then, enjoy the relatively mild start to the week because it will turn cool after that. wednesday and thursday, on the chilly side around here. highs only near 60, but just in time for the weekend, temperatures will be back up near 70 just where we like them. here is melissa with the latest on the monday morning snags. 95, chapter 4 this is southbound here headlights southbound approaching 216. the crash is out of the way, backups we're talking about 6 miles here this morning. it is very slow. 95 southbound. outer loop at 50, getting a little better. we're still slow because of the earlier crash at 50. 95, route 1 looks good, bw parkway not so bad through that stretch right now. so check before you heayou leav. we're getting slow in the normal spots. you can see the earlier problem i was just showinou
a little delay southbound on 270 as you hit the spur. 66 inbound, not so bad. 95 northbound looking pretty good right now. prince george's county overall is okay. inbound 210 typically slow approaching the beltway. remember all of that rain, that nasty rain falling across the area. 270 at montrose, actually pretty light. a new push for security cameras at a commuter lot where cars have been vandalized several times. state senator jeremy mcpike says the issues at the horner road commuter lot are unacceptable. several cars were vandalized in four separate sdiptss in tincid. now senator mcpike is trying to get cameras there. traffic changes in northwest washington today. kristin wright is live on georgia avenue with major changes for drivers. kristin, what is going on? >> reporter: enforcement of the change starts in less than ten minutes. new bus lanes along georgia en
you can see the picture of the biker because bicycles are allowed. but you could be out $200 if you don't follow the new rules. again georgia avenue between florida and barry place, three blocks, you can't miss them. later this this spring, ddot will mark them with red surfacing. you cannot drive, you cannot park in the bus lane. the only time you can drive in the bus lane is if you're about to make a turn. keep that in mind. bicycles again allowed in the bus lane and so are cabs with passengers. so is it a good idea? >> because of the traffic, the backup, people confused. like i was confused. >> reporter: of course bus drivers and people who ride the bus may certainly feel differently, but you can understand the concerns about congestion. only day enforcement is not going on, is sundays. monday through saturdays 7:00 a.m. to
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burglary. the shooting happened at the s . a 14-year-old was also arrested. right rain this morning. we'll be dry and mild later this afternoon. more rain tomorrow, but then dry the rest of the week. take a look 95 southbound jammed for six miles. problem was at scaggsville road. it's out of the way, but the delays still sticking around. >> thank you. that is the broadcast this morning. we appreciate you waking up with us. >> the "today" show is next. time magazine called chris van hollen "a hero to environmentalists,
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