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friday. i prefer online shopping. it is 5:00 a.m. on the dot. good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. >> damaging winds blew through the area taking down trees and power lines and fuelled a brush fire. >> and thousands of residents were left in the dark. more on that in a moment, but first let's check in with chuck bell on >> it is a very cold start here early this morning. winds are howling across northern maryland and the shenandoah valley and those winds will be gusting over 30 to 40 miles per hour for much of the day today. don't expect any relief from mother nature today. the wind advisory officially only goes until 6:00 this morning, but just because we don't meet advisory criteria does not mean we couldn't have gusts over 40 miles per hour during the daylight hours today.
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per hour or higher. so that's the reason the advisory goes down. but the wind will stay around. feels like temperatures, feels like 19 in winchester, feels like 29 in washington today. plenty of sunshine, that wouldn't be the issue, but windchills will stay in the 20s and 30s with a ferocious northwest wind out there for today. tomorrow, a freezing cold start. plenty of sunshine. good travel coming up on wednesday. but your planner sunshine won't be the issue. we'll have plenty of that. but it won't do much to aid the warm-up. we'll barely make it up into the low and mid-40s for today and again windchills in the 20s and 30s all afternoon. wool scarves and heavy jackets backin fashion as is melissa mollett. >> apparently i was out of fashion.
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front gate drive. getting a report of lanes blocked each way. we're making calls. wind warning still in effect through the morning no doubt along the chesapeake bay bridge and governor harry nice bridge. no big restrictions, but the warnings in place. 28 south after sterling boulevard right lane getting by the work zone there. and as you look at the beltway, inner loop and outer loop everything rolling along just fine. we are following breaking news out of laurel, maryland. deerfield road. molette green is live on the scene with what people are saying. >> reporter: at this point lots more questions than answers in this homicide investigation. we are in a townhouse community behind the deerfield run apartments. here's what we know so far. about 9:00 last night, prince
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the scene at deerfield road, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds and he was pronounced dead. now, i just spoke to a woman just leaving her house headed off to work this morning, and she told me that the police knocked on her door last night. she said she didn't hear anything strange. no gunshots at all. but she told me there were six or seven police cars out here and lots of activity now, at this point police collected evidence and they're still working on a motive and of course suspect information. we're live this morning in laurel. back to you. now let's go over to northwest d.c. where a broken water main could impact your drive to work today. justin finch is on connecticut avenue with that. >> reporter: good morning.
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crews shut off the water. and we are sleft with slick pavement so you will want to be careful. crews are still working. their work is focused along connecticut between van ness and yuma street. this is right by the metro street and just off the udc campus. water crews have been working here since last night. the repair work here forecast to last between 8 and 10 hours. we know some 50 buildings in this area are reported to have had result of a 12 inch water main break here. do want to tell you, too, that it appears to be that work is ramping down at this point in the area here. you see work is still going 00 notice so if you are in the area be careful of workers as you drive and maneuver in this area. of course it has been brutal overnight with all the wind blowing and that cold water, but it does appear that work is starting to tamper down here and no blockages that we have seen at this point.
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strong winds did blow through the area as we've been talking about that brought down trees and power lines. and that wasn't the only problem. this is twitter video from stringtown road in damascus. a barn caught fire and it spread to the woods. and smoke caused major delays on i-95. right now the entire metro area is under a fire warning. >> your fireplace ashes, make container away from anything that might burn. fireplace ashes can retain their heat for a couple days, so if you put them out on the deck or something and they get a little bit of wind, they can flare up and cause a big problem. >> now, today is a storm team 4 weather alert day, so make sure you've downloaded our app and turned on the severe weather alerts. and talking about the wind, this this could be the result of that. we have some of you waking up in the dark this morning.
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numbers. dominion reporting more than 1,000 outages at this hour. pepco has just about 81. and bg&e reporting a few dozen in howard and prince george's county. we will continue to stay on top of this. new overnight, president obama is back at the white house after his final international trip as president. he wrapped up his trip by attending the asian pacific economic summit in peru. as of now, therere events on his schedule. president-elect donald trump has another full day of meetings today, this time in new york city. he's scheduled to meet with former texas governor rick perry. perry is reportedly being considered as a contender to lead the energy department, a department he for goat as he tried to name the agencies he would eliminate if he became president. that was in a debate back in 2011. trump also met with several others including mitt romney at his golf club in new jersey.
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committee member staffer will hold a news conference. seth rich was shot and killed while walking home in the bloomingdale neighborhood. his killing is still unsolved. republican lobbyists jack burkman and rich's parents will speak today at noon. he's already offered a $100,000 reward for information to an arrest. a boat with four people on board sank on saturday during a fishing tournament in st. mary's county. two other men were found dead, a one person survived. roger grisham is still missing. rough waves have made it difficult to search for him. >> when our boats are out there, it's almost impossible to locate anything in the water just
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surviving fisherman to find out why the boat capsized. >> how do you like the redskins now? the team is in third place this morning though with a huge match-up coming on thanks giving day. we're talking about the cowboys. but they dominated prime time last night and everybody is feeling good. carol maloney has the story from fedex field. >> reporter: three touchdowns on the ground and three more in the air, and the redskins proved this they are time with a 42-24 win over the packers. a performance that left kirk cousins shouting a question to his general manager. >> how do you like it now? how do you like it now? >> reporter: the reason for the quarterback confidence, 377 yards passing, three touchdowns, no interceptions. >> things were clicking tonight and it goes from top to bottom. great play calls, great job by
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so such a combination of so many people. >> we need them to play like that a lot more. if we can get our guy back there playing like that, pretty much unstoppable like we were today. >> reporter: this was kirk cousins' 17th game with 300 yards or more passing which breaks the redskins all-time record. now the question is will he break the redskins bank. he is playing under the franchise tag which cousins and his team take their record to dallas for a thanksgiving day game. hoping to have another performance that everyone can be thankful for. at fedex field, carol maloney, news 4 sports. news 4 is working for you in the community today collecting donations in our food 4 families program at the verizon center from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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those who need it have a warm thanksgiving meal and we want to thank all of you who have already donated at the redskins game yesterday. that is our chuck bell with the redskins hat on. gug kammerer and lauryn ricketts were all out there. news 4 is partners with our friends at washington first bank and the nurses at med star georgetown university hospital. pat lawson muse will be live from the verizon center all day collecting donations. developing now, officers under attack, four separate we'll have the latest on the investigations. and good morning, everybody. that winter wind is blowing hard this morning. it will stay that way all day today and tonight. will it affect your thanksgiving travel weather? i'll let you know coming right up. plus you may be ready for the cold when it comes to your closet, but what about your car? the important reminders you want
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quick to handle that kind weather. and we're not. >> rochester, remember that show? >> jack benny? >> people of a certain age know. reach out it me on twitter. temperatures outside this morning, feels like 19 in winchester, 21 in martinsburg, 28 in manassas, 25 at st. mary's city. today's forecast, plenty of sunshine, but a strong northwest will keep the windchills in the 20s and 30s all day long. a lot of people getting ready to get on planes and fly. flight delays today new york city, boston, phoenix and seattle. tomorrow, minneapolis, kansas, seattle and portland. big travel day on wednesday, chicago, st. louis, memphis and houston. and flying on thanksgiving, seattle and portland most likely to be affected. what does our weather look like for the holiday? i'll let you know in ten
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problem on the beltway. not telling us whether it's the inner p loop or out are loop, but report of a vehicle fire near annapolis road. largo road closed at frontgate drive. because of an apparatus in the roadway. northbound old george up to road at tuckerman lane, have wires down. you can get past it, but we have police on the scene. and westbound 7 before barron cameron avenue, a crash in the left lane.
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were both taken to the hospital. this officer is also expected to survive. following an attack on an officer in st. louis, the man is dead, this after a shoot-out with police early this morning. police say the suspect is accused of shooting a veteran officer in the face twice as he sat writing a traffic ticket in his cruiser yesterday. the sash gent is in critical condition, but is expected to survive. the suspect's identity has not been released. and in san antonio, texas a similar ambush style shooting as left a veteran officer dead. this is the suspecto looking for this morning. investigators say the man pulled up to detective benjamin marconen. the suspect got out, walked to the passenger side window and shot the officer twice in the head. and he was 20 year veteran of the force. in "news 4 your health," kids are more likely to snack when they see food ads on tv.
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group of preschoolers watched a short tv show. children who saw food commercials during the show ate more snacks than those who saw ads for nonfood products. experts say limiting kids' exposure to food ads could improve their diet and decrease the risk of obesity. big congratulations this morning to two local students who are the recipients of road scholarships. cameron clark is at howard university. he is double majoring in communh arny frizzier is a double major at the university of virginia and president of school's black student alliance. the rhodes scholar fellowship recognizes those would show a commitment to others. >> so impressive. today bethesda's favorite swimmer will be on the "today"
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from smashing records to talk about life after the olympics. she will also talk about tonight's golden goggles event. the awards ceremony honors swimmers achievements over the last year and as you can imagine, ledecky is favored to win female race of the year. who is in contention against her? you can catch her on the "today" show at 7:00 a.m. right after "news 4 today." and there are so many amazing female swimmers. but katie is >> a big shadow. >> congrats to katie. it's not every day that you get to chat with oprah winfrey. >> steve harvey will watch up with the media mogul. >> if anybody asks you how i'm doing because everybody thinks that you gave up the show, how is she doing? tell them i'm doing all right. >> i'm not worried about oprah ever. >> oprah gives steve a tour of
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plus three stars of her new hit queen sugar will tell what it's like to work with her. it's a good show. >> that's on my list of the 25 other shows i should be be watching. but chuck, i do watch the forecast. >> don't get behind on the forecast for today. stay ahead of the weather. follow me on facebook or twitter. twitter. winds have been gusting over 40 miles per hour since saturday afternoon. that will continue through the rest of the day today. current temperature, most areas are just above the freezing mark for air temperatures. low to mid-30s around the metropolitan area. right at the freezing mark for most of the shenandoah valley. but once you factor in the winds, winds are gusting to 45
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41-mile-per-hour gusts in martinsburg. so with that kind of a ferocious wind out there, feels like temperatures in the teens and 20s and windchills will stay in the 30s all afternoon long today. right now 34 by 7:00 a.m., 35. near 45 degrees this afternoon for an air temperature. but again, you will need your wind-breaking heavy jacket for today. traveling today, look at all the lake-effect snows across western new yo occasional snowflake flying by. closer to the pennsylvania border, a better chance of seeing a brief burst of snow. ground is still warm enough where i don't think you need to worry about it accumulating, but an occasional snowflake. tomorrow back to near 50 degrees. breezy, but nowhere near as cold. lear is your five day outlook. today, tomorrow, windy, breezy. nice weather coming up wednesday. maybe a quick shower chance coming up on thursday.
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your weekend after thanksgiving, nice and dry. good weather to go to grandma's house and better still for a long walk after you stuff yourself with turkey. let's go over to miss melissa mollett and see how things are going. largo road still shut down at frontgate drive because of the fire response. lanes blocked there each way. could be out of the way here soon. westbound 7 before baron cameron avenue, crash in the left lane. there. and then taking a look middle of the beltway at annapolis road, report of a vehicle fire but not slowing things down there. developing now, pipeline protests turning violent. critic clashing with police. angie goff will have the latest. but first, a truck going up in flames sparked by a toy.
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new video this morning of a syrian government air strike hitting a children's hospital in allepo. at least 164 people have been killed since the bombings began last week. united nations says 275,000 people are trapped inside eastern syrian american medical society and the government had damaged or destroyed every hospital in the rebel-held areas. not the best news to hear right before do you holiday shopping. a toy truck is taking the blame for a real truck catching fire. take a look at these pictures out of washington state. toys "r" us says it is no longer selling the tonka 12 v ride-on dump truck that was in the back of this pickup truck.
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taking the toy home last week. it is still not rear exactly how the fire started. the trump transition continues. the president-elect still sorting out his cabinet. the top republicans he will be speaking to today. plus chuck bell will be back with the four things to know about your forecast. and as it cools town
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welcome back. here are 4 stories we are covering for you this morning. it takes weather alert day. you will want to be bundled up with windchills in the teens an 20s. chuck bell is herew and also a man shot and killed overnight in laurel, maryland. molette green is live at the scene. and trump has a full plate of meetings today. tracie potts will have more on who could be up for a cabinet role. and nbc 4 is working for you in the community. we are collecting dough he nations for our food 4 families program at verizon center from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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6:00. good morning, everyone. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. 5:30 on the dot. it is a storm team 4 weather alert day. >> all that wind, i call it a rocks in your pockets kind of day, chuck bell. >> give the little kids the tie-down strings or else. winds nearly 40 miles per hour for wind gust maryland and shenandoah valley. so bundle up an hang on tight. it will be wind chilled sunshine for today. windchills will stay in the 30s all day long and the wind really doesn't lay down until tomorrow night after sunset. should lead to good travel weather for the big travel days tuesday night and wednesday. turkey and raindrops may be a bit of an issue around town, but right now the wind advisory remains in place through at least 6:00 a.m. this morning from the washington area to
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again, winds could gust over 40 miles per hour today. trees down, some spotty power outages, as well. so not a pleasant day to be outside today. currently windchills are in the teens and 20s and it will stay on the cold side all day long. i'll have your ten day forecast coming up at 5:51. now it is traffic time. outer loop issues from melissa mollett. >> they have clarified this problem. this is the outer loop at 50, the vehicle fire we were talking about blocking two r not seeing much of a slowdown, but that is there. 257bd 02 shut down at frontgate drive because of fire apparatus on the scene. trying to get more information on that one. northbound 395 at the pentagon, a crash on the right side. that is a brand new accident. and westbound 7 before baron cameron, a crash in the left lane. the wait is on for more
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president-elect donald trump. >> it comes after a weekend where trump held 21 meetings. he's expected to hold more meetings today. tracie potts is live on capitol hill now. he's expected to meet with former texas governor rick perry today. and his consideration is an interesting p one. >> reporter: well, it is because he's up for at least three different cabinet posts we're told. secretary of defense, energy and possibly veterans affairs. one, not all of those obvio shifting day back to trump tower. other than the weekend, the 21 that you talked about happened at bedminister, the golf club that donald trump has in new jersey. he said there were a couple deals made, but he didn't say what or who or when he would announce them publicly. >> and what more do we know about the decision by melania and her son not to move into the white house until after the school year? >> reporter: exactly.
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school age children have had to deal with for a long time. obamas had to deal with that, they brought their girls and his mother-in-law with them to help with the girls. in this case they have decided that barron will stay in new york until the school year is over. >> tracie potts live for us on capitol hill. thank you. new overnight, president obama is back at the white house this morning after his last internationalwas and he said he would withhold any criticism of the trump administration even if trump tries to it dismantle his legacy. >> i want to be respectful of the office and give the president-elect an opportunity to put forward his platform and
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>> the president cautioned that in trump's administration begins to attack american values, he might be compelled to speak up. and a riot, that's what police are calling overnight protests over the controversial pipeline project in north dakota. this after demonstrators clashed with officers as they highway. deputies had to use water cannons and tear gas to try to stop them. police say an officer was struck in the head by a rock and at least one person was arrested. demonstrators say that the 1100 mile pipeline will damage sites sacred to american indians and also pollute the missouri river. we're working to learn how two people are doing after a
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smoke inhalation after the fire around 5:30 yesterday morning. two dogs died in the fire. the red cross is helping the homeowners find somewhere else to live. a search is under way in fairfax county to find a woman accused of setting on fire. this man set a 64-year-old woman on fire at their home saturday morning. the woman was taken to the hospital with fire officials tell wtop that two other people in the home were treated for smoke inhalation. you might recall this vandalism that happened at the episcopal church of our savior last sunday. the words trump nation whites only were written on a sign that advertises weekly services in spanish. a week later the community has rallied around the congregation. religious groups gather together
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can still feel the impact of that evening commute. this was five years ago. it was so bad it earned the nickname carmageddon. do you remember those days? every year we may hope for the best. melissa mollett now to show us how to prepare for the worst winter weather. >> of course carmageddon was a disaster for so many people, but there are things that you can do to make sure you're not caught in that sticky situation. the roads. with winter fast approaching, here's what you need to know so you don't become a stranded statistic. >> battery is the heart of the car. once it die, nothing happens. >> reporter: so get the battery checked. take a look at your coolant levels. >> make sure your washer fluid is topped off. >> reporter: and the tires often the most neglected part of the car. >> when you have a sudden drop in temperature, you lose
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crash. holly with firestone complete auto care says it's important to know exactly how much air those tires need. >> you look here at the place card in the door. it's in the doorjamb and it shows you the actual pressure which mine is 32 psi. >> reporter: next up, check your tread. >> if you can see the head of the penny, you need new tires. rubber belts and hoses. >> this is the emergency roadside kit. everyone should have this in his or her car. >> reporter: we're talking a flashlight, water, blankets, snacks, drippings, a battery operated cellphone charger would be great, a jump-starter kit even better. that means no need for another car to help out. there are a couple things i now need to buy after doing this show, one of those jumper kits is such a good idea and always having a first and i had kit,
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entertainment for the kids might not hurt. >> i need to get ready for that. melissa, thank you. the cold isn't a thing of the future. today it is very real. look at the feels like temperatures. windchills sparking a weather alert day. chuck bell is back with your actual forecast next. plus rescue crews heading back out on the water to search for a man missing in the potomac after a fishing competition goes wrong. and are you sick of the fake news popping up on your facebook
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if you've been waiting to break out your >> if you have it and it keeps you warm, it is time to put it on, especially if it has any real wind breaking ability. windchills are in the teens and 20s out there. that is only half the story. the actual wind is the real issue. winds are still gusting 20 to as much as 40 miles per hour. strongest winds now in northern maryland, shenandoah valley. so your heavy coat, wool hat, scarf, gloves.
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cold at the bus stops. air temperatures are in the 30s, but windchills are in the teens an 20s. afternoon highs low and mid-40s at best. picture is worth 1,000 words, so there is your daily grade today. ten day forecast coming up. new problem here eastbound dulles greenway at shrieve mill road, a crash reported there. outer loop at 50, a vehicle fire blocking two right 66 inbound, 95 north running along okay. and then 270 and the top of the beltway, even behaving themselves there. remember to listen to wtop 103.5 fm when you hop in your car today. the holiday shopping season getting closer now. but the chaos of black friday may not be the case this year. why shoppers could see shorter lines this week still ahead. and a prime time win for the redskins.
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the search for a suspect and motive after a late night hom
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right now we're following breaking news in prince george's county, a man shot and killed there overnight. and it a day and there is a lot to clean up across our area. how wind caused all this damage. that's right, wind advisories are up for the next couple of hours and may need to be extended farther out into the day. i'll let you know where that is most likely to happen coming up, but smokers beware being put your cigarettes out in the ashtrays today. high fire danger across the area. a couple of new problems in virginia, prince william parkway and balls ford road, a new
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inbound 11th street bridge at m street have a new crash. we're following breaking news right now out of laurel, maryland. police are investigating a homicide that happened on deerfield road late last night. molette green is on the scene now with the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: lots more questions than answers at this point in this investigation. we are in the deerfield run apartments and townhouse and this is where the police activity was focused last night when police got got the call shortly around 9:00 p.m. about shots fired. and when they got here, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds and that man was pronounced dead here at the scene. i talked to a neighbor who says police knocked on her door, but she told me she didn't hear anything. she told me about six or seven police car, lots of activity
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and at this point, police don't have any information yet on suspect or motives. that is the latest from laurel. back to you. angie goff at the live desk with this new video out of afghanistan after a suicide bomber killed dozens. the death toll now at 28 after the bombing inside of this mosque in the explosion happening as worshippers gathered here. more than 40 were hurt. so far no one has claimed responsibility for this attack. aaron. later this morning, recovery crews in st. mary's county will be back out on the potomac river searching for a missing fisherman. a boat with four people on board sank on saturday during a fishing tournament in st. mary's county. two men were found dead, one
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grisham of hughesville is still missing. rough waves have made the search difficult. >> when our boats are out there, it's almost impossible to locate anything in the water just because of the swells and troughs. >> police do plan to talk with the surviving fisherman to find out why the boat capsized. today the man who admitted to kidnapping and killing an 11-year-old boy will be
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selection will begin next week. if not, he will be sent to a psychiatric hospital. roof is charged with 33 hate crimes for the 2015 shooting inside the church. the government is seeking the death penalty. today five strip clubs in prince george's county plus close their doors because of new zoning laws. the county changed the laws to prevent adult entertainment businesses from being near homes and churches. some clubs have been paying fines rather than closing. but that is no longer an option
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news. with. >> we can work to give people a voice, but we also need to do our part to stop the spread of hate and violence and misinformation. >> late last week, facebook banned fake news websites from buying advertising. when you're newscast ends you can still stay up-to-date on news this your neighborhood on our nbc washington facebook page. it is a storm team 4 weather alert day. it's cold outside. temperatures combined with the w the wind also contributed to some brush fires sparking some fires making the air kind ever smoky in some parts of the region. of smoky in some parts of the region. >> at fedex field collecting food and tailgaters were lighting fires to cook the
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berms. so be extremely careful. no open flames outside today. and smokers, don't throw that a cigarette butt out the window today. put it out in the ashtray. fire danger is incredibly high. the combination of the dry weather we've been experiencing and the wind will make it very dangerous to be outside today with anything in the way of an open flame. winds gusted between 40 and 45 miles per hour saturday, yesterday 45 to 55. today, miles per hour. so wind advisories remain in place through 6:00 a.m. for the d.c. metro area north and west. i do think that later this morning after 6:00 they may have to extend the high wind warning and wind advisory for northern maryland, panhandle of west virginia and maybe the shenandoah valley. anywhere above 1,000 feet up in elevation could see extreme winds for much of the daylight hours today. could cause more damage and spotty power outages.
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ready to go. follow me or friend me on facebook or twitter. chuck bell 4. and i will have all the weather information you need posted out. current winds are gusting to 45 miles per hour this in hagerstown, 41-mile-per-hour gusts at martinsburg regional airport. that means the feels like factors, it feels like it's in the teens and 20s right now. couldn't enrule out a lonesome snowflake or flurry. here is the 10 day forecast. 40s today with the wind and windchills in the 30s. back up to near 50 tomorrow with still a bit of a breeze around, but nowhere near as windy as today. quiet weather for the big travel day on wednesday. maybe a little rain shower or two on thursday. and then really quiet and nice weather for friday, saturday and sunday for everybody's long thanksgiving weekend. a closer look at today hour by hour coming up at 6:05.
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morning. inbound at the case bridge and then inbound at the pentagon, two different crashes. right now not seeing major slow up to oigs. and inbound 11th street bridge at m street, new extent there. southbound prince william parkway at hoffman drive, they changed the name there. new crash there as well. outer loop the 50, still have the vehicle fire blocking the two right lanes. it was blocking two right lanes. now it is on the shoulder and not seeing too much of a slowdown. largo road 202 sh frontgate drive. trying to get more information on that one. before you make lunch this morning, we have a food recall to tell you about. sabra has issued a voluntary recall for its hummus. listeria was found at the company's manufacturing facility in virginia. if your container has a best before today date up through january 23, 2017, should you throw away the product. the recall affects all hummus
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organic hummus, salsa, guacamole and greek yogurt dips are not included in the recall. check your fridge. a speed camera in calvert county is moving. the one in front of middle cream middle school is moving to hunting ton elementary school. the camera will catch speerds on huntington road. if you go 12 miles or more above the posted speed limit, expect a $40 ticket in the mail. if you're average price for regular unleaded is down 6 cents over the last two weeks to $2.20. in the washington area, average is $2.35. it's $2.17 in maryland. and just under $2 across virginia. vacations are supposed to be fun and relaxing. but a new survey says as many as a quarter of all vacations wind
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experts say there are things you can do to prepare. they suggest taking your medical information with you such as a list of your allergies, prescriptions, even a recent stray or mri. also be sure and refill all prescriptions before you leave on your trip. and this is important, pack it in your carry-on bag to make sure you have it with you. good morning. i'm landon dowdy. a new survey reveals a list of the most packable holiday g laptops and about pcs are first followed by media players, home automation and drones. and while 79% of consumers have use connected vices as soon as they get them, only 42% say they take property security measures. with your morning business report, i'm landon dowdy. if you plan to spend your holiday shopping this week, you may see fewer crowds. >> some retail experts say black friday madness may be losing
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though it's still anticipated to be the busiest shopping day of the year. meanwhile you likely won't have to wait until next week for those cyber monday deals because some stores are trying to cash in early for the first time ever, walmart is putting those deals online on friday. don't forget small business saturday either. next at 6:00, officers ambushed. several shootings across the country have police on high alert. may have been targeted. a white house without the first lady, why melania trump may not move in with donald trump after the inauguration. >> and you heard the wind and you will feel the cold.
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. you will feel the cold, but it's the wind you have to watch. that's why it is a storm team 4 weather alert day. >> storms brought down trees and power lines and we're getting up to the minute so you can get ready. >> and it is a chilly morning as we kick off our food 4 families drive. here is a live look at the verizon center for you. we hope you can make a
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we'll check in live with pat lawson muse in a moment. but first, we have breaking news at the live desk. we want to take you live to chopper 4 to give you this view of the huge house fire that we are following right now. we have molette green on the way to the scene. you can see that there is a huge response. we have apparatus in the road and it is blocking it. this is between frontgate drive or town farm road and brock drive, all lanes are blocked both 202 good frontgate drive and brock drive, all lanes blocked because of the fire which we hear is having a huge response. we're hearing dozens of firefighters on the ground right there trying to get the blaze out. at this point we don't know of any injuries. we are hearing that the family is there nearby. as i mentioned, molette green is on the way and we'll continue to follow what the cause of the


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