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p. plus several key races set to be decided in the hours ahead as maryland skrovoters head to polls. what to know before you vote. but first chuck bell as your out the door forecast. >> temperatures are nice and mild this morning. we'll be in the eight today. and possibility of one or two strong storms coming our way. this your nbc washington app ready to go. nothing on radar locally yet, but know where the umbrella is, you will probably need it before the day is done. currently 65 this washington, 61 in gaithersburg. the next 24 hours, nice and mild and dry. mid-60s this morning. low 80s this afternoon. back into the upper 70s by 7:00 tonight. today's rain chance between 50% and
now let's go over for an update on metro. >> red line no longer single tracking. we have a brand new crash southbound 3 at 424. trying to get more information on that one, but sounds like it could be serious here this morning. prince george's county overall looking pretty good here. inbound indian head highway a little slow. pretty typical. 22 miles per hour headed in to town. top of the beltway and all of these main routes looking quite good here. 270 south at 80, still have that crash reported and slowdowns in the southbound lanes. going to check on that situation on 3 and also have travel times for you in ten minutes. we are staying on top of breaking news on a quadrup run shooting. one person dead, three others wounded. it unfolded in information recentville. police have been piecing together evidence on hill har drive and kristin wright is on the scene with more information. >> reporter: we moved our
better. police on hour four of this investigation. it is a homicide investigation. evidence markers you can see there right in the street. police came out first at about 1:30 this morning. we have video there overnight. they found a woman who had been shot, she did not make it. three men were also shot, one in critical. police say the other two are going to be okay. so again, that is a total of four people shot, a quadruple shooting here in information recentville this morni information recentville this morning. it appears the shooting happened in the street. the shooting woke up one guy we talked to and he didn't think it was violence he was hearing. >> sounded like firecrackers, you know, going off. but i didn't think it wasr actually shooting. but i see now that it was. >> reporter: so right now detectives are working to figur
who fired those shots. back to you. >> kristin wright, thank you. now to decision 2016. polls open across maryland in about an hour. you're looking live at silver spring. other than weigh manage on the presidential nominees, voters will choose a republican and democrat to run for the u.s. senate for maryland. the democratic contest has been a tight race good frontrunners and house members chris van hollen and donna edwards. 14 republicans are on the ballot. we're also monitoring congressional races in the fourth and eighth district. if you need help finding your polling place, just open the nbc washington app and search "polling places." four other states will also hold other primaries today. pa a pennsylvania offering 210 for democrats and 71 for republicans. it's also a winner take all state for gop hopefuls. chuck todd joins usn
minutes with what to expect today. >> he's accused of killing his wife and a prince william county officer. tod today ron al hamilton has to answer to a judge. produces kurt tore officer ashley guindon was killed on her first day on the job. attorneys for both sides will go over evidence at a hearing this morning. court records indicate hamilton confessed to the shootings. a suspect is being questioned in a fairfax county homicide. a man was found dead inside afternoon apartment in the mt. vernon area yesterday afternoon. the woman who went to the south county government center to report the death is now being questioned. a neighbor we interviewed did not want to reveal her identity out of fear of retaliation. >> did you ever hear anything suspicious, any noises, any yelling? >> nothing out of the ordinary. argument every once in a while, but nothing out of the ordinary. >> fairfax county police say there is no threat to
filed. and the victims' names have not yet been released. five after the hour. and metro now says power cables were not to blame for that incident on the red line. it's now focused on a metal piece of a rail car that may have dislodged and touched an electrified third rail. the train operator reported a loud boom saturday evening and smoke started to pour into the front car. no one was hurt, but metro is still investigating. inside the organization, there is now a shakeup taking place. ed a democradam tuss obtained m that show the managing director of rail transportation is on extended leave and shows an outline of a reorganization within other departments. the mem he hoe memos are from aprith
police want to make sure pedestrians and bicyclists are safe. you'll notice officers in arlington on the roads enforcing traffic violations and handing out tickets. tonight we could see the first shots fired in the fight over a prime piece of real estate in d.c. the fbi's j. edgar hoover building will soon come down leaving a coveted portion of pennsylvania avenue up for grabs. cities in maryland and virginia are fighting over the fbi's plan to belduild a new headquarters the money and jobs that come with it. the capitals taking to the ice today holding an open practice and inviting anyone who wants to go on go. doors open at 10:30 this morning. we're still waiting for the á when the caps will play next. they are taking on the pittsburgh penguins. the last time
the second round, penguins won in seven sggames. >> so revenge. and you can buy tickets, too. driving home a new message in hopes that you will put your phone down while you're in the car, the new campaign that is drawing attention to distracted driving. also ahead, moving forward after the death of freddie gray. what baltimore's new police commissioner tells me his department is doing to change its culture. and we're watching the chances you could see severe weather where you live as this system pushes its way toward us. how it will impact your drive home from work tonight with your wther and traffic on theae
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time coming up on 6:11 on your tuesday morning. at 6:17, the sun will be up, so just a few more minutes from now in what is a mostly clear sky. the ride into work and school nothing to worry. nice and mild and dry. temperatures in the hmid-60s early this morning. but coming home later today, 50% to 60% chance for showers and thunderstorms. it will be a warm one before the rain you'ves in. temperatures today up into the low and mid-80s. not looking for big severe weather today. main threat is gusty winds and maybe small hail, but the flood and tornado threat are relatively low because of all the dry weather we've been having lately. a check of the 7 day coming up. brand new crash 66 inbound at 123, going to try to get eyes on that here in the next couple minutes. 270 south at 80, police say the crash is on the shoulder. they don't think they need a tow truck out there. so hopefully that will get out of the way. southbound 3 at 424, we have a bad crash there right now
southbound 3 is shut down. travel times 270 south from germantown to the sur looking good. top of the beltway 95 to 270 also rolling along nicely. taking a look at 66 in-boun and 95 north, no worries there. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car. a judge has turned down an insanity defense request for a man accused of killing a university of mary washington student. attorneys for steven say they intend to pursue that defense. the judge denied the request saying an insanity defense depends on whether briel responds to mental health treatment. he's accused of killing grace mann this an off campus house where he lived with her and two other female university students. death of a george mason university student is now a homicide. fairfax county police say the 21
death. he was found sunday afternoon at a town home in centerville. a neighbor says li lived with his sister and parents. investigators towed a car from the scene. they have not named any suspects. tomorrow marks one year since the riot this is baltimore after the des of freddie gray. since then the city has hired a new police commissioner and he addressed many equipment and training problems. i sat down with commissioner davis recently and his real focus now is a culture change. >> what we need to go forward in 2016 policing if we've learned anything at all from 2015 whether it's been in ferguson or new york or baltimore is that we need a civil relationship with our community and one built on trust and respect. >> you can see more of my conversation with commissioner davis tonight on news 4 at 5:00. we talked about some of the tactics that he's using to try to build those better c la
really interesting response as to why that works in the community i thought. >> one thing we do know, it won't take one year or two years. is this a long term goal. >> many yearsle take to change that relationship. >> really looking forward to your interview. a sexual misconduct scandal is growing at the naval academy. according to the "washington post," marine corps major michael prietu suchlt has been removed from his teaching role. leaders say they were not aware of a former student's sexual allegations against him back in 2013. they found out during an investigation into a fellow marine convicted in 2013 of having sex with two female hid ship midshipmen. in northeast d.c., we have confirmed a deadly stabbing. this is in the 1200 block of north capitol street. police telling us that when they arrived, they found a man suffering from stab wounds and he later
suspects. but we'll stay on top of it. today marks 0 ye30 years si the chernobyl explosion. the 1986 explosion at a ukraine power plant released ro active material across 23,000 square miles. much of the region still has dangerously high levels of radiation. the ukranian government has pledged to better shield the reactor after cracks recently started showing. in "news 4 your health," childhood obesity in the u.s. now affects 4.5 million kids and teens. researchers at duke university say a childhood obesity epidemic that started 30 years ago continues to rise. about 33% of american children were overweight in 2014. with more than 17% classified as obese. study
a hire risk of developing hart decemb ha heart disease and cancer. the ntsb is putting a bowyerle bowye powerful message on the airwaves aimed at getting drivers off the phone. the safety agency says people aren't just making phone calls or sending text messages anymore, but it says that there they're also using twitter while driving. they are going online to publicly shame distracted drivers through social media. sgr . back to the coverage of decision 2016. pennsylvania offers the biggest delegate win today and is one of the three winner take all states for the gop. meet the press moderator chuck todd is joining us from new york to talk more about that. and i'd like to start with the republicans and the strategy with john kasich and ted cruz to team up against donald trump. could that
if it backfires, but today will be a good example of what could have been. i mean, i think there are as many as 50 delegate has trump will win today that had cruz and case kasich cut the deal a month ago, we couould have seen cruz skill this tuesday, not really campaign in many of these states. instead focus on indiana. but you could have had a kasich one-on-one, maybe knock off a trump in maryland or pennsylvania. but they chose not to do this five weeks ago. they're doing it now out of pure desperation. and it may be too little too late. >> so to the democrats. if hillary clinton wins big today, what is next for bernie sanders? >> well, i think the what is next is already there. i think it doesn't really matter today. obviously if sanders
three states, and that is their goal, they think they can pull off the win in rhode island, connecticut and maybe pennsylvania. if that's what happens, i think it would at least give him a rationale to finish the primary season and maybe ramp things up again against clinton. but if she wins pour of the five, or even sweeps all five, then i'll be curious to see if sanders feels compelled to stay all the way through california or not. i think that is the situation he could find himself after tonight if it is a big sweep of sorts by hillary clinton. >> all right. chuck todd for us. we'll see more of his perspective on "today." and we want to check our forecast as well because it's warm now, but i think we will get some rain. want to know what is going on. >> chuck, whatit do you say? >> the other chuck is now here. i know that's what you were going to say. chuck todd is mr. big shot. >> no, you're
the rising sun and mostly clear sky here early this morning. we will have plenty of sunshine early on in the day. enough sunshine to get temperatures to jump from the mid-60s how into the low and mid-80s for high temperatures today. so it will be a very warm day with increasing numbers of clouds and an opportunity for a rain shower or a thundershower later on this afternoon. but as you head out the door, temperatures this morning are 15 to 20 degrees or more warmer than the same time yesterday. just ground clutter showing up on storm team 4 radar. the nearest rain moving in to the pittsburgh area. the line does have enough energy with it on bring at least the possibility of stronger storms. the big severe weather today will be out across oklahoma and kansas. so if you're traveling that direction, that's where the highest risk for real severe weather is. long track tornadoes. for us, a mar begin al to slight risk for strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon. the greatest risk is along the
between about 2:00 and 8:00. primary threats today, gusty winds a s and small hail. here is future weather. 2:00, the first line of showers and thunderstorms possibly moving in to the shenandoah valley. and by 4:00, right under the metro area and into southern maryland. and then as we got toward 6:00, another round of thunderstorms coming this into northern maryland. so as a result, if you're planning to be outside today, have your umbrella ready to go. headed down for the baseball game, first pitch at 7:00. thunderstorms will be possible with mid-80s at 5:00. showers and maybe a delay, possibility to perhaps a likelihood for at least a delay. there should be enough breaks in the raindrops, we should be able to get the game this. extended forecast, 85 today's i weather. we'll be in the 60s the rest of the week. problem on 66,
the right now. so it is just slow through the area. but the accident is actually out of the way. 270 south at 80 there, that crash just got off the phone with police, they are saying this is on the shoulder, so don't have to worry about it too much. s seeing some slowdowns oig there. southbound maryland 3, a crash there. p big look at the beltway, looking if. 395 inbound a little slow. 66 overall the not terrible. 95 north your slow spot is woodbridge. we all know the feeling after finding out arrest flight has been delayed or canceled 37 these passengers however took it a little too far. the outburst that landed them behind bars. sgroo. also ahead, fighting to keep their nickname. the latest action by the red skins in their trademark dispute.
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passengers in southern china got upset after their flight was delayed. as airline staff tried to calm the two men and woman down, they started shouting and throwing food. you can see it right here. a female airline staff employee was slapped in the face by one of the men here. the passengers were detained by police. three month old kitten was not ready for adoption quite yet, but it doesn't stop somebody there snatching the cat from the humane society shelter on new york avenue. somebody walked out with the kitten while staff helped other people. the humane society is now offering a $1,000 reward to help find this little kitten. the votes are in. not those votes. but soon the two names will be picked and not that election either. today we're talking about the names of the d.c. new baby eeg eagles recently born at the national arboretum. their parents are mr. president and the first d
stars and stripes, honor and glory, anacostia and potomac, freedom and liberty or cherry and blossom. we immediate soneed some patrio. >> just do them all. >> how will they write it down? the names will be announced at a ceremony later this morning. all right. several key races are in the hands of voters today as people across maryland head to the polls. polls set to open in about 30 minutes. what you need to know before you vote p. >> told to stop singing. the incident at the september 11th memorial in new york city prompting changes this morning. and i'm storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. we're all dry right now, but the rain showers to the north will impact your day. i'll help you with the timing of when you should expect the ra in
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shooting. a woman is dead and three men wounded. here is a live look at the scene in forestville. >> police have been searching the area along hilmar drive all morning. chrkristin wright is there and we'll check in with her in about 15 minutes. first we have to get you prepared weather-wise for the day ahead. it will be another toasty warm day in the 80s today, but this is the last of the warm days for a while. the transition from warm to cool comes with a risk of afternoon thunderstorms today and then showery weather around here for most of the remainder of the week. i remain optimistic about the weekend, but a lot of rain chances between now and then. first chance for rain through southwestern parts of pennsylvania now has eyes on making it here just after lunchtime today. so here is your morning planner. there is the national cathedral northwest. 63 now. we'll see increasing clouds, it will be a mild day today. temperatures will be in th
afternoon highs generally in the low and mid-80s. but again, if you will be outside today and your plans will keep you out until after 2:00, 3:00, have the umbrella. rain chances go up quickly after that. >> soccer practice, i'll have the umbrella. >> they will start practice at least. >> not for me, for my son. not the me. outer loop at new hampshire avenue, just before new hampshire, we do have a report of a brand new crash here this morning that is blocking a lane. so we'll try to get more information on that one this morning. 66 inbound at 123, looking a lot better than it was earlier when that crash first happened. it is now off to the right side of the roadway so you don't have to worry about that one. 29 north at 66, left side blocked there by an accident. big look at the beltway overall, beltway looking pretty good right now. and then take a look there at 210 inbound, 11 miles per hour just before you hit the beltway. travel times in ten minutes. this morning a harsh warning from the president of
to have a mid range missile on standby. the south threatening stronger sanctions on an international level if north korea does in fact conduct a fifth nuclear test. this past weekend the north claim that had it had successfully test fired a missile from its submarine. but those reports have not been confirmed. it's 6:32. right now a home destroyed in a fire. the family lost everything, but they made it out alive. here is video from germantown. the montgomery county fire and ems says a grill on the deck started the fire. the smoke alarms went off and the fire escaped. the fire caused more than $150,000 in damage. wore're working to make sur you're ready for today's primary election before voters in maryland have a chance to weigh in on the races for the presidential nomination and several others.
derrick ward live now with what people should expect. >> reporter: kids are home from school and lots of signs in the yard. there must be an election. indeed this is super tuesday. voters will be going to the polls all across maryland and of course this is one of the most important elections, all elections are important, but a lot of attention focused on some of the local and national races, as well. joining me now is the president of the montgomery county board of elections. and this is special for maryland. >> very exciting. usually by the time of our primary, the presidential nominations are wrapped up. this year they're fighting right to the end. it's exciting. every delegate counts. the national media is looking at maryland, we're one of the typhoon states voting today. i want people to come out in droves. show the nation that maryland cares and we'll have a big turnout today. i'm very excited. >> and you've already seen higher numbers than usual in early voting. >> yes.
all over the state, montgomery county, we had high early voting. what is great about today, we have new voting ap rat apparatu. we have a paper ballot and it's scanned. and we have the paper ballot to count if there is a dispute. so come out. the weather is great. going to be a big day for maryland. >> reporter: thank you so much. polls open in about half an hour and they close at 8:00 p.m. so take part. derrick ward, news 4. new details in an apparently plea daily for a man accused of making up a career in the cia. prosecutors say win simmons claimed he worked for the cia in order to get security clearances and government jobs. he pled not guilty in the case. but the "washington post" is reporting he will change that plea this week. sim ons is from
he appeared frequently on fox new, but was not paid for 240th appearances. nova armory opened last month, the owner filed a lawsuit against 64 people claiming they conspired to destroy the business. the lawsuit says of them even some followed customers out of the store and snapped pictures of their license plates. the owner says someone also mailed a death threat to a teenaged employee. the suit asked for $2.1 million in lost revenue and damages. redskins could be going all the way to the supreme court. they're asking the court to hear their trademark protection case. interest native americans say the word red skins is a racial slur and the trademark office canceled the team's trademark protection because of it. the team is appealing the decision but wants the supreme court to hear them next. the team's lawyer says a similar case about a band's trademark could effectively end the discussion before the team can go to court.
safe houses. review by the news 4 iteam shows public schools in d.c. region have ordered at the least 30 security lockdowns since 2014. lockdowns require students to be placed inside classrooms, doors locked, drapes pulled when there is a threat. montgomery county schools allowed our cameras inside one of the nearly 300 lockdown drills it has each year. the e team fouiteam found a num ordered because of a threat of a weapon near school grounds including at frederick high school during last february's shooting outside a basketball game. >> i think we pride ourselves for being resilient, so our kids, our parents, they didn't give us a lot of flack or trouble. they followed our lead. >> two teens were wounded and did survive. another young man was arrested. a police officer in michigan went above and beyond the call of duty. the officer in traverse city took as after pulling over
weekend. the officer noticed a little girl in the car was not riding in a safety seat. the girl's mother told him that she couldn't afford one. so instead of issuing her a ticket, he bought a child car seat. the car seat cost $50. and the officer paid for it out of his own pocket. >> that is impressive. >> he also installed it and showed the mom how to use it. >> you got to be grateful to that. awesome work. a shakeup at metro following another scare on the rails. the management changes as we learn what is likely to blame for sparking that fire. and do you take the beltway some why you might have to allow extra time this morning. coming up. plus what video that has been sparking a strong reaction, kids told to stop singing the national anthem during a visit to the 9/11 memorial.
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♪ and the rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air ♪ young choir singing in new york, moments later they were stopped by two security guards. you can see that here. now officials at the september 11th memorial site in new york city say the staff was wrong to stop the kids from singing. the guards said the performance could be viewed as a public demonstration. officials say they're now working with staff to make sure that other impromptu student performances are not stopped. it is now 6:41. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. a nice warm mild start to our day. >> that's right. >> windows open. >> great day to be outside for kiddos getting ready to head out of the house and off to school for another day of learning. a-plus outdoor recessea
already this morning. highs today will be in the low to mid-80s, so you will definitely need the shorts and t-shirts. but make sure you have your umbrella in your backpack. that way you will look like some of the smart kids should the showers arrive a little early. outer loop before new hampshire, still have one lane blocked. really slow coming down 95 there about a two mile backup because of this problem at the top of the 3ebeltway. top of the beltway is little slow. going to take you 18 minutes right now. 66 inbound is slow as well. and so is 95 north quantico to the beltway going to take you 5 minutes. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car for the latest traffic troubles. voters across maryland will start heading to the polls in about 15 minutes to decide a number of key races. we'll show you what to know before you vote. >> reporter: i'm kristin wright in forestvi
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police have been searching for evidence all morning on hilmar drive. kristin wright just got new information from investigators there. kristin. >> reporter: good morning. we talked to police just a short time ago. we are able to get new information confirming that the shooting happened right here in front of these homes. you may be able to see a car with a front window shot out there. that is marked as evidence. police got here around 1:30 this morning for a report of a shooting. they found four people shot, a woman who was killed, a man who right now is in critical condition. and two men who are supposed to recover. homicide detectives are here now as well as toforensics. so far no one arrested. we will stay on top of this quadruple shooting for you, so stay with news 4 and the nbc washington app for more throughout the day. back to you. it is 6:46. a big day ahead in decision 2016. maryland is one of five states holding primaries today. soon there will be
school. here is a live look where some montgomery county residents will vote. polls open at 7:00 a.m. besides weighing in on the presidential nominees, voters will choose a republican and democrat to run for u.s. senate the. we will closely monitor the congressional races in the fourth and eighth districts. the presidential race is also taking center stage as both the gop and democratic candidates will be fighting for wins today in the northeast. they will faceoff in the five states holding primaries today. pennsylvania offers the largest number of delegates. 210 for democrats and 71 for republicans. it is also a winner take all state. for republican hopefuls. in the gop, two candidates are teaming up in an effort to a down frontrunner donald trump. our senior political editor mark murray joining us to play what this is about. john kasich is not telling his supporters to vote for ted cruz. so wdo
the parameters that were outlined on sunday were that john kasich said i won't campaign in indiana. ted cruz, i'll give it all to you. and ted cruz says i won't campaign in states like oregon and few mexico p. but as john kasich mentioned, he's not telling his supporters not to necessarily vote for ted cruz in indiana. and so some mixed signals. and one other important hinge worth noting, indiana has had early absentee voting already. so many ballots have already been cast before it alliance was made. and so the kind of question is it going to work and we'll find out a week from today. of course we're so focused on tonight's five primary contests, but indiana is shaping up doing a big race. >> we'll keep an eye on if. and many people questioning why bernie sanders is staying in this race. and whether tonight could be the deciding factor of what he does next. >> i think fewer people actually saying that bernie sanders should actually bow out versus how he conducts his rhetoric and tone
the math is the math. and he faces an almost insurmountable deficit to be able to make up on his behalf. but he's actually -- if he ends up sticking around the contest in may, it's possible he wins a state like oregon, he could do very well in other contests going forward including this indiana. i wouldn't be surprised if the rhode island contest is pretty close on the democratic side. but again the way the democrats do their math, it's by proportional allocation. so the ground bernie sanders has to make up is insurmountable, but what the clinton campaign is watching is the tone, how many of attacks on donald trump versus hillary clinton. >> he has said hillary clinton needs to reach out to his supporters. mark murray, thanks. our coverage of today's votes continues on the nbc washington app. if you need help finding out where you need to vote, we have a link, just search
places o places." derrick ward are walk you through what is different today in maryland, that's coming up. the man accused of killing his wife and a prince william county police officer has to face a judge today. ronald hamilton will be in court for a hearing. prosecutors say hamilton killed his wife and shot the three officers at his home in woodbridge back in february. officer ashley guindon was killed on her first day of the job. hamilton confessed. a man dead and fairfax county police calling it a homicide. he was pound dead inside an apartment in the mt. vernon area yesterday afternoon. the woman who went to the south county government center to report the death is now being questioned. fairfax county police say there is no threat to the public here, no charges have been filed and the victim's name has not been released. the fight over a prime piece of real estate in d.c. could begin tonight. the fbi's j. edgar hoover building will soon come down leaving a coveted portion of pennsylvania avenue up for grabs. both maryland and virginia are
build a new headquarters and all the jobs and money that would come with that. tonight's meeting begins at 6:00 at the national capital planning commission in northwest washington. right now people from parts of texas to iowa are being warned to have a plan to take shelter with the threat of more severe weather and tornados on the way. you're looking at giant hail that fell in parts of texas. at the least seven tornados already reported there. the most vulnerable area today stretches from south central oklahoma to southern nebraska. that's the latest from the live desk. back to you. and chuck bell here now with more on what we can expect today. should we get our emumbrellas? >> questioyes. after lunchtime, just about everybody will be rained on today. but that's not this morning. there is a beautiful view of the sunrise this morning. what should you expect for your
well, summer warmth. we'll back up into the low and mid-80s today. it will lead for a chance to summerlike thunderstorms this afternoon. strongest of the storms likely to be just north of the d.c. metro area. so our friends and neighbors along the pennsylvania border have a higher risk for strong storms today. so the weather, shower s and thunderstorms possible after 2:00. tomorrow, for heavy expected, but may not be theñtk
thunderstorms now in southeastern parts of ohio. that is the little ripple in at mots fear atmosphere sagging in our direction. likely a chance for showers and storms to develop. so 1:00, not too much. but by 2:00, 3:00, things filling in pretty quickly. by 4:00, 5:00, a pretty solid risk of hit and miss showers and storms just about everywhere. so have your umbrellas ready to go. it's a mild one. we're 63 now. forecasted high today 85 degrees. but that is it for the warm weather. no more days in the 80s. in fact hardly more chances at the 70s until we get to the second half of the weekend. a lot of rain chances over the next few days. shear here is melissa now. outer loop before new hampshire, one lane still blocked. and you can see delays stretching down 95 for about 3 miles trying to get on to the oute
270 at montrose, just got very slow. something could have just happened here since i left my office. that did not look like that a few minutes ago. 66 inbound at 123, not so bad any more. that crash off to the right side of the roadway. overall, 66 through manassas is a little slow here. 95 northbound through woodbridge will be your slowest spot approaching the beltway there this morning. a little bit of red there on the screen. and you can see inbound indian head highway still a tad slow up top here. bw parkway, route 129, looking pretty good. it is 6:54. metro now says power cables with your were not to blame for the smoke incident on the red line. officials are focused on a metal piece of rail car that may have dislodged and touched the electrified third rail. the train operator proe eor rep loud bomb and smoke started to pour in to the front car. the rain
and friendship heights stations. no one was hurt, but metro is still continuing the investigation. there is a shakeup condition metro. adam tuss obtained internal memos that detail staffing changes in several departments including the rail control center. one memo shows that the managing director of rail transportation is on extended leave. memos are dated from before the recent smoke incident. a quick recap now of what you need to know before the polls open in maryland's primary. derrick ward live in silver spring with that. >> reporter: good morning. with not just any tuesday, it is deed super tuesday and time for voters to get the out and vote. polls in maryland open in just about five minutes and until 8:00 p.m. if you are a first time voter, you may need to bring some i.d. a driver's license, even a bill or something like that with your name on to show them exactly who you are.
now. early voting turnout has already been high and maryland is returning to the paper ballot. they say that that will make the process easier and smoother for folks. if you're in line today, you will be allowed to vote. they will give that last person in line a card to say that that is indeed the last person in line. we are live in silver spring, derrick ward, news 4. back to you. 6:56. 4 things to know before you head out, today we find out the names of d.c.'s new baby eagles. winning two names will be announced during a say hone. hail, tornadoes and heavy rain in the midwest. severe weather could hit them as early as this afternoon. a woman is dead and three men wounded after a quud radrup shooting on hilmar drive. today voters in maryland will weigh in on several key races including the tight for maryland's u.s. senate seat
district. today is the last of the days it will feel like summer, but it it comes with a strong risk of thunderstorms this afternoon. have your nbc washington app fired up and ready to go to keep you ahead of the storms. >> thank you, chuck. that is the broadcast this morning. appreciate you you waking up with us. >> the "today" show is next. i'm chris van hollen. my entire public
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good morning. mixed messages. the agreement between ted cruz and john kasich to divvy up states to try to stop donald trump already starting to fray. >> for the supporters of john kasich in the state of indiana, i would ask you to please support our campaign. >> i've never told them noto vote for me. they ought to vote for me. >> are they political allies or enemies? we'll ask governor kasich when he joins us live. as voters in five states head to the polls on what could be a good day for the front runners. under the gun. severe storms hammer the heartland. tornadoes, rain, baseball-sized hail. 36 million americans facing a dangerous new round of severe weather today, including more