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right now on news 4 today, a new administration for america. >> and we are going to make america great again and i'll add, greater than ever before. thank you very much. donald trump is hours away from becoming the 45th president. >> washington, d.c. is ready for his big day. >> but so are the protesters, vowing to block changes the new president is promising the to make. >> this is not your normal transition of power here. >> news 4 is working for you on the historic day with live team coverage from everything angle this inauguration day. >> you're watching inauguration coverage on news 4 today. the countdown on is this morning as we are now just seven hours away from the swearing in of our nation's next president, dod
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the first person in modern history to take the oath of office of president without holding an elected or military position. good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. we are working for you because today's ceremony and all the events that come with it are sure to have an impact in our area. >> let's get you right to the first pictures of the day. this is the scene on the national mall where people are showing up for today's inauguration. we'll let you know what you can and can't bring, especially when it comes to umbrellas. >> a lot of people will be using metro to get to a lot of the events. here is a live look at the vienna metro station which opened about a half hour ago. and check out this scene in d.c. where this is one of many road blocked areas this morning where d.c. police and other agencies are set up to stop traffic. >> we have extensive team coverage for you this morning on air and online. these are all our reporters working to get you up to date on everything you need to know. >> we have our team fanned out across the area. capitol hill, lafayette
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we have to start with the latest on weather and traffic because both of those things could have a big impact on this inauguration day. >> chuck bell is still off, but sheena parveen and melissa mollet have you covered. we want to get you started with sheena. >> we have rain moving in. it's mott here yet, but as many people head out to the inauguration events today, we will see rain falling right around noon. here is a look at the radar off to our west. it's moving in this direction. that's the main area of rain that we're talking about. so currently we're drive, but what you saw to our west, that will be here in the middle of the day. locally, the radar is dry around the district. a few sprinkles south of fredericksburg. but this morning, we'll start to see our rain chances increasinging. by 9:00 a.m., 43 degrees. chance of a shower by noon. by 3:00 p.m., scattered showers and temperatures in the upper 40s. we'll start to see more clearing as we go later into this evening with fog forming. we have some issues on the roadways this morning. melissa. >> new problem here. th
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taking a look at this issue here, oirt loop ramp to telegraph road, ramp is opened, but the lanes to huntsing ton avenue have closed here this morning because of the problem we've been talking about. there was a crash into a power pole and now police are directing you around that one this morning. beltwayover all, looking quite good. you can see the red line around washington as we zoom in. those are all of the closures in the downtown area. we'll talk about the bridges, everything else that's shut down because of the inauguration coming up in just a minute. a quiet scene at the white house this morning where the obamas will spend their last morning as america's first family. donald trump .mike pence will have tea was on tith the obamas they make their way down to the capitol where trump will be sworn in today. >> there is a massive security presence at the national mall's crowds start to fill in. that's where we find mow let
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green live to explain what you can and cannot bring. it looks like people are standing in line early. >> oh, my goodness. look at what a difference of 30 minutes makes. this crowd has almost tripled in size. take a look as my photographer kind of pans the scene here at third and indiana. yes, the gates open at 6:00 a.m. . some of these folks made their way out the door at 2:00 a.m. just to get in line here or get to this spot here. they will be standing up when they get in. their tickets take them close to the reflecting pool. there are people here from all over. connecticut, pennsylvania, mississippi, deep parts of virginia. everywhere. young and old, all here, the telling me this morning they are hoping for a smooth transition. >> making sure that we're here for history, really and, you
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president-elect. pretty much looking forward to a peaceful transition and no tragedies or anything like that. >> and no public or street parking, forget about it. be prepared to walk. take metro here. here is what you cannot bring and get in with. obvious, firearms sxb a ammunition, those big, large backpacks, fought going to get in with those. bicycles, cool eers, don't brin drones. your selfie sticks, leave those at home, as well. we have a whole, complete list for you compiled inside our nbc washington app. that is the latest here from this section of northwest d.c. back to you. >> molette, thank you. more than a dozen protests are planned during this inauguration day. >> i need everybody moving. >> we'll be watching because they could become intense. this is video from one protest last night where police
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riot gear. >> one person was arrested last night on conspiracy charges. conspiracy to on commit assault. we are working to learn whether that happened at the protest. again, that protest was at the deplora-ball. that was canceled. as you said, it was intense. police used pepper spray and riot gear outside the national press club. protesters gathered again to protest trump at the deplora-ball.. news 4 talks to some protesters and some people that were there to support. >> i don't like the way the alt-right has dragged the political discourse in this country into deplorable rounds. >> we live in a country where they can disagree with the president, and they have their voice that they can do that. i think it's awesome. >> more than a dozen more protests scheduled today. here going to be up early. some of them will be starting in less than an hour.
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back to you. >> back to you. metro will be packed today. keep in mind that due to security reasons, these five metro stations are closed today. pentagon, smithsonian, federal triangle, mt. vernon square and archives. other stations opened early at 4:00 a.m. >> adam is live now with the best options for getting to the mall. metro is one of them, adam. >> yeah, absolutely. that's an idea that everybody wants to consider if you still don't have a transportation game plan, you have to figure that out. we've got everybody here with the patriotic flag. miss, wave your flags for us. we have people who are excited out here ready to go downtown. crowds started lining up here not too long ago. the metro crowd system opened at 4:00 this morning. a lot of people out here, excited to see whas
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happen today. metro will be running from had o'clock until midnight. there's rush hour service until 9:00 tonight. we ought up with one rider from chattanooga, tennessee, excited to be here. >> i want to see donald trump make history. >> you brought the little ones, too, right? >> oh, yeah. this is their initiation into all things patriot. >> is that right? little ones are part of the day today, as well. metro had a good tip. if you have a little kid with you, take your children by the hand, make sure they're not playing around on escalators and keep them safe. metro has this rider guide. it has a map inside, tells you which stations are closed, which station res open. we'll all get there and we'll have a good day. back to you guys. >> add al, thank you. and before you hop on the metro, here are four things to keep in mind. >> if you plan on parking at a metro stop, cash is not p
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smart trip card to pay. >> once you get into the station, make sure you have a loaded smart trip card. all riders ages five and older need one. while on the train, all smoking, eating, drinking, they're all rocketed and because of space, bikes are not allowed on trains today. metro will be opened until midnight. today, it will be pretty impossible to drive downtown. if you can and you're not planning to go, stay home. the take a look at this.ma. the secret service map. everything inside that red perimeter will be off limit. about an hour ago, most of the area around the capital shut down. at 6:00 a.m., the third street tunnel will close for the inaugural ball, closure will start around the washington convention center at 10:00 a.m. massachusetts avenue and new york avenue will both be off limit near mt. vernon square. tonight at 6:00 p.m., downtown tunnel and bridge closures will clear. and there's heavy police presence, as you can imagine, all over the district this morning, but it grows as you get
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>> just infinch is live near independence and pennsylvania avenues on capitol hill where they are prepared for folks to arrive. justin. >> aaron, good morning. we are just behind the capitol. we've seen very much a ramp up of security efforts out here, people showing up asking for directions. we've seen homeland security, metropolitan police as well as capitol hill police. you can see right behind the scene, they're going back behind that gate there. dropping off security equipment to skoourt secure the inauguration in just a mary of hours. i want to take you now to video that we took a short time ago. a convoy of buses making their way back here carrying members of the military who are working to secure this event that takes place in very short order. also, we saw lots of equipment go back there, as well, to also secure the event, too. now, the security here, again, is ramping up. so car traffic will be difficult to get around if you have a civilian. black ards are needed to drive in various area
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exciteded to be here and the press. take a listen. >> what kind of place were you hoping for? >> that's why we're here early, yeah. >> what time did you wake up? >> 3:00. >> and from security to souvenirs, everyone is starting to show up and make their way out here this morning. the anticipation, of course, is building. lots of people coming out here are waking up, making their way down here, great hats passing by here. so really, the excitement is starting to build just behind the capitol. back in to you. >> justin finch live for us this morning. thank you. it is 5:11 right now and the president-elect made appearances at multiple events already. started last night with a make america great again concert at the lincoln memorial. then mr. trump and vice president elect pence spoke to top supporters and campaign members at the main hall in union station. >> we are
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great again, greater than ever before. thank you very much, everybody. >> after it all, mr. trump tweeted, quote, thank you for a wonderful evening in washington, d.c. >> there is much more to talk about on this inauguration day. we're starting with live pictures from the national mall where crowds are getting ready for the big day. we'll have everything you need to know before you head down there. sthoo
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. here is a live look at the national mall where, as you can see, crowds of people waiting to get into the security gates for inauguration day. >> another live look for you here. this one inside union station where we know amtrak trains, buses, metro, all come into this facility. the carpel before you storm, if you will. it is 5:15. we want to get you up to date on the forecast. >> check in with sheena parveen. a lot of folks needs to know when that rain is rolling
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the re for today, you will want an umbrella if you're this certain area, a small collapsable one or a raincoat or a poncho. we've been watching this all week and now we're watching it getting closer this morning. it's mott going to be a washout. we do not expect thunderstorms. so that's good news. but here is the rain back off to our west. this is moeching the area and it's mostly on the light side. as it moves in, we expect generally light, steady rainfall. locally, we're dry. a few showers off to the west and down to the south right now. we could see a couple early, around 9:00 a.m., chance of a shower. but by noon, that's when we expect more light rain moving in. temperatures staying in the mid to upper 40s. by noon, i think we'll be around 46 degrees and by 6:00 p.m. later on this evening, we start drying out. let's check the roadways this morning with any closures out there. >> do have some closures aside from the one downtown we've been talking about for the past week or so. the northbound hov is shut down between
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gw parkway, the ramp to memorial bridge, remember memorial bridge closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. you cannot get across that bridge now. southbound rock creek parkway shut down at virginia avenue. all of this purple right here, all of the closures downtown. we'll talk about what else is happening on the other roadways. today's inauguration will be watched by people around the world, especially here in washington. and we have complete coverage all over the district of the peaceful transfer of power that is a cornerstone of our democracy. >> news 4's erica gonzalez is live at lafayette park now and will give us the full lineup of the events happening today before and after the swearing in. >> but we begin with megan mcgrath who is live at union station where both protesters and supporters are arriving from out of town this morning. good morning to you. >> good morning, guys. we are starting to see things pick up here this morning. you can see the crowd a little bit -- a little bit bigger than
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f rainight now, but in the next hour, 6:00 hour, we're expecting several trains to arrive here for really all over the country. and we've seen people come to this town from all over the country to be a part of the inauguration. take a look at the bench behind me here, the gentleman on the ends, he's from boston. the two ladies are from new york. and, really, we have seen a lot of different opinions, a lot of different philosophies here just beam being inside union station. some people are excited about the inauguration of donald trump. they're excited about attending and being a part of the events. other people, however, are here for other reasons. and they want their voices to be here. but all in all, everyone has been very cordial, a very cordial atmosphere here. >> everyone
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we've seen people in military uniforms. so a heightened sense of security here. and so far, so good.. the trains seem to be running smoothly and everything is going well. back to you guys in the studio. >> megan mcgrath at union station, thank you. newspapers and magazines are already on news stands around the world this morning. some calling donald trump the destroyer here. others talking about the world is waiting and holding their breath and the england's eye, saying the world changes today. so this is a look at what is happening around the world on this inauguration day and how they a
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and when the president's motorcade starts up pennsylvania avenue for the white house, news 4, of course, will be with you every step of the way. you can join us on air and online for your front row seats to that event. we anticipate that the parade will start sometime around -- between o'clock and 3:00 in the afternoon. and you can, of course, join us and tune in for that. let's talk to sheena parveen for a look at our forecast for this inauguration day. >> you know what, aaron? we are tracking rain this morning and take a look. it's just off to our west. so this is the main story. if you are heading out there for inauguration today, you'll want the raincoat, poncho, the umbrella in certain lotions like we were telling you. but the umbrella has to be small and collapsable, no longer than 18 inches. here is the radar. we have a few showers just off to the west. these are very light. we'll be watching these. could be a couple of showers in the n
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quick passing shower. the main area is off to our west. that will be here around noon today, so right in the middle of the day during the swearing in. that's when we expect rain to be falling. in the district, we're at 40 degrees. surrounding areas are mostly in the 30s. 34 in gaithersburg. so we are seeing chilly temperatures, but not too bad in the district. here is future weather. by 9:00 a.m., mostly dry. maybe a couple of showers around. main area of rain still off to our west. by noon and 1:00 p.m., that's when we expect some steady with light rain falling. it's not going to be a washout. we don't expect thunderstorms. but plan accordingly because this could last now a few hours. 3:00 p.m., rain finally start to go move out. closer look at your forecast, coming up. let's check the roadways with melissa mollet. >> good morning. taking a look right now at something aside from inauguration closures. here is one problem we have. outer loop ramp to telegraph road. that ramp is open, but huntington avenue exit there, that is closed this morning because of a crash there w
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huntington at telegraph. car went into a power pole and now there's a power outage and the pole is down. the rest of the beltway, looking quite good. we'll keep you updated on first alert traffic. you are looking live at the company yol where in in had just a few hours, tt downtown will be sworn in as the country's 45th president.
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5:25. right now you're looking at live pictures coming in from the national mall where security checkpoint res in place as people are now trying to get to the areas where they can view the swearing in of the 45th president
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>> and this is 5:25. imagine those lines and what it's going to look like as we head through the morning. as president obama leaves the white house and heads over the title of command ner chief, there is one title he will always have. that is father in chief. >> he has been photographed in picture after picture serving as father figure. the kids ranged from his national security advisers dressed up as an elephant to his press secretary's son dressed up as superman. president obama, as you can see, a lot of these images lights up with not only his own daughters, but he finds joy in everyone's children, it seems. >> he is somebody who cares about the people he works with and he care about those families and he's somebody who loves kids. >> that was josh ernest, his outgoing press secretary. the meeting included a meeting with a future king george of england. for a man who didn't grow up
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quite a legacy of portraying fatherhood. >> i love that image where michelle obama is holding the crying baby and he says, give me that baby and the baby stopped
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another does the same. >> and we're going to have four incredible years. it's going to be something special. >> it was a contentious -- >> you know, he tried to switch. >> and for some shocking election. >> but today, donald j. trump officially claims victory as he becomes the 45th president of the united states of america. >> and we're going to work together and we are going to make america great again, and i'll add, greater than ever before. thank you very much. >> you're watching inauguration coverage on news 4 today. >> good morning to you on this inauguration day. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. today, donald j. trump becomes our nation's 45th president. right now, the stage is set in our own backyard. here is a lk
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where he will take the oath of >> thousands are on their way there right now but bus, train, car, metro and on foot. we'll be bringing you their stories and helping you get around the traffic situation. melissa mollet is helping us get around the many road closures. >> but first, we want to talk to sheena parveen to talk about the rain expected today. >> there is rain and it is approaching the area right now. we have a few light showers around currently, but as far as right in the district is concerned, a majority of the rain today will be right at noon, right in the middle of the day. so if you are heading out there, you'll want a raincoat, a poncho, an umbrella. but remember, it has to be a small, collapsable tote umbrella. here is the main area of rain off to our west. locally, we're fairley dry. those will continue heading mostly to the east and northeast. so we could see a few light showers moving into the district, but overall, again, a swrort of that rain is going to be around newspaper. noon today, 46 degrees. light rain. 3:00 p.m., scae
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so we're going to stay in about the mid to upper 40s today. the rain staying in the forecast. closer look at that coming up. let's take a look at the roads this morning, melissa. >> good morning. so no major problems right now. we'll keep you updated obviously if anything changes this morning. but a couple of inauguration closures that have gone into effect. gw parkway, the ramp the to memorial bridge, that is shut down, closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic today. southbound rock creek parkway is shut down at virginia avenue. all of that purple there, all those closures downtown we've been talking about for the past week or so. northbound 95 hov shut down between edsall and d.c. we'll take a look at the situation on metro, coming up the. it's 5:32 and there is no doubt it is a big day for president-elect donald trump. in just a few hours, he will take that short walk from blair house to st. john's church for a prayer service. >> then the president-elect will head to the white house to meet with president obama. our
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washington covering every angle of the inauguration. we want to begin with tracie potts. what is going to happen in that meeting today? >> well, when he meets with president obama, it will be with his family. they're invited for tea with the president and the first lady. the outgoing team, the incoming president and first lady and their family. sitting down likely for some advice, some final words, perhaps some words of encouragement as president-elect trump gets ready the on take over the reigns. the stage behind me is where he's expected to deliver a speech today that aides say will be less about the agenda, which is what we heard a lot about here on capitol hill and much more about his visionport country. >> tracie, trump's team says he wants to be able to get right to work when he takes office. is his cabinet going to be in place for that? >> i'm sorry, can you repeat that? we
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gets into office here. is his cabinet going to be in place to help get that going? it looks like tracie is having trouble hearing us. we'll try ask get back to her in just a little bit prosecute for now, we'll move on. 5:34 now. you can see police vaing teargas at protesters outside of the national press club last night. those protests were in response to a trump deploraball. one persons was arrested and charged with conspiracy so commit assault. >> do solemnly square. >> do solemnly square. >> that i will support and dvengd -- >> this video shows thousands of national guard troops from across the country at fedex filed field yesterday. they were sporn in as d.c.
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support security today. the troops came from across the country to be a part of this event. they're expected to assist in things like traffic control and crowd management. we've seen a massive security transformation at the national mall. >> molette green is lives as crowds are making their way through the security check points. the good morning. >> good morning to you. we're at third and indiana. this is the red gate and people at this gate are coming this the with these tickets. we'll get them in at 6:00 a.m. they will be standing up the mind the reflecting pool. take a look at the crowd as irene try toes pan here. lots of folks coming from all over. i borrowed the ticket that i have if in my hand from a young man, 18 years old, who came up here from texas. here he is right here. he gave me this ticket to hold on to. you can bring a small tote umbrella, but there is a whole long list of things you company bring and that includes big backpacks,f
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drones, don't bring them. selfie sticks, coolers. take a look inside the nbc washington app for a complete list of what you can and cannot bring. again, i'm at the red gate. these folks have these tickets and the crowd is swelling. a bus load just coming up now and it's getting more crowded. back to you. >> mollett green live for us along the national monthly. thank you. you will have plenty of company if you're taking the metro today. this was the crowd of riders at the vienna station this morning. >> not all the metro stations are open today for security reasons. adam has more on what we need to know. >> good morning. happy inauguration day to everybody. we have some metro closures here. the crowds have been picking up kind of slowly over the last hour, hour and a half or so. but let's get right to those closures that you need to know about downtown in the core of
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smithsonian, federal triangle, mt. vernon square and archives. those stations all closed the today for security reasons. so definitely be aware. l'efant plaza is expected to be busy today. metro center definitely will be busy as people make their way downtown. metro is running from 4:00 this morning until midnight. they're going to have rush hour service until 9:00 tonight. the trains should be coming ask going. people are in a festive move out here. we've talked to people from tennessee, louisiana and wisconsin. take a listen to some of the riders that we caught up with today. >> i made it in to trump 45, custom made. >> the packers are still in it and trump's inauguration is today. we've got two winners so far.
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>> we also have the make america great again smarttrip sleeves that are here and some of those inauguration smarttrip cards that you heard so much about are on sale here, as well. we'll who on the train and ride downtown with some of these guys. back to you. news 4 has you covered on this inauguration day. download the nbc washington app to watch our inauguration cafe. the news 4 team, including aaron and myself, will be joined by special guests to talk all things d.c. and the impact. wendy and dave will kick things off for us at 7:00 a.m. from the bayou bakery on capitol hill. still ahead, we'll fill you in on what you need to know about, navigating through the crowds coming for the women's march.
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obviously, one of the big stories today is going to be the weather. most of the showers we'll see today are expected to come in around inauguration time. >> let's check in with sheena parveen now. sheena. >> good morning, guys. make sure you plan accordingly the you're heading out there. you don't want to be stuck in the rain standing there. we have
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mostly the middle of the day like aaron just mentioned. temperatures, 40 degrees in the district. cloudy skies, month rain yet but we have rain on the way. here is the radar. locally we're dry. showers very light but look at the rain off the to the west. that will be here closer to noon. let's check your travel times this morning. >> good morning, sheena. right now in virginia, looking quite good. 66 inbound, 95 northbound. no issues there. taking a look at maryland this morning, 270 south and top of the beltway, everybody behavi behavioring themselves. remember to listen to 103.5 wtop when you hop in your car. people are making their way toward the capital on this inauguration day. 5:42 your time right now.we'll be right back.
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we're going to do things that haven't been done for our country for many, many decades. it's going to change. i promise you, it's is going to change. 14 before the hour. right now on news 4 today, just hours to go before the inauguration, donald trump becomes our next president and he's vowing to bring big changes to washington. >> whether you're watching from are home or heading out with the crowd, news 4 is working with you on everything you need to know on this inauguration day. well, here is a look at the radar right now. we have light showers just off to the west of the district. but if you take a farther look off, we have even more rain off to our west. there you see some showers moving in. we'll take a closer look at that coming up. melissa. and looking at the inaugurationing closures, the big oneso
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gw parkway, the ramp to memorial bridge closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. melissa, thank you. it's 5:47. the inauguration events kick off in just a few hours. >> it will be a day full of tradition .plenty of fanfare. here is a look at what you can expect. the president-elect and vice president elect attend b a prayer service at st. john's church. then they head to the white house for tea with the obamas. the inaugural parade is expected to begin at 3:00 p.m. this morning, we've been showing you some of the chaotic protests that occurred in d.c. last night. >> we continue our team coverage from across the district. we start things off with news 4's mark seagraves with a look at what's going on. mark, good morning. >> hey, good morning. yes, so far, it's all about logistics down here where
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logistics park. you can see this is one of the vip checkpoints here. as we pan around, we'll show you the scene that's unfolding here. this group of people that we see here, these are actually volunteers. this is a staging area for people with the presidential inaugural committee. they're staging here and then they'll help people get to their had seats and spots athrong parade route. as we look farther down the seat, these are dump trucks and metro buses blocking streets so cars can't get through thp this is one more way to control crowds, keep people inside the perimeter safe. we are seeing people coming down here for the general admin seats. and, of course, a lot of security get intoog place. but so far, things are going smoothly down here in northwest. that's the latest from lafayette pa
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there will be a lot of people coming to see the inauguration of the 45th president. >> many of those people are celebrating the incoming tt, but some are planning to protest donald trump's administration. with more on all the crowds, we go to megan mcgrath live at union station. >> well, good morning, guys. i can tell you that we have seen quite a lot of security here at union stationing. if we kind of pan off here, you can see a couple of officers here in the foreground and over towards the great hall. it looks like we have some military personnel who are helping out, as well. so lots of security. there are a lot of people with a lot of differing views that are gathering here at union station, arriving from all over the country. some are here to celebrate the inauguration. others are here to protest. and we saw something kind happening early this morning. take a look at this video. these two men do not know each other, but they were sharing a bench here at union station early this morning. one man came from california to protest. the other man came from
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and the two had this nice exchange on the bench. and kind of came to an agreement even though they don't have the same views. they were happy that they could share their views and they actually sat down and had a nice, long conversation as they passed the time. . >> i'm just outraged by the way my democracy is going and my republic is in danger. >> we're so fortunate in this country that we can have freedom of speech, we can have a difference of opinion, but we should all come together as a nation and move forward. >> and so things are starting to pick up here at union station. we're expecting more and more trains to arrive as the morning wears on. and we are expecting big crowds here. and potentially some protests. there is a licensed protest that's scheduled to begin here later on this afternoon. so we'll be keeping an eye on that, as well. back to you guys in the studio. union station
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of a candlelight last night pep donald trump thanked his supporters at that event. he talked about the possibility of rain, something he said he didn't care about. >> it may rain, it may not rain. i don't care. doesn't matter. i mean, the truth is, if it really pours, that's okay because people will realize it's my real hair and that's okay. >> trump went on to call his election a, quote, victory for all of us. >> and after everything, president-elect trump posted a thank you message on twitter with photos throughout the day. his family all toop took part in enjoying the pomp and circumstance of the nation's capital. his daughter, ivanka, tweeted a photo from an event last evening. you can see some of the images on the screen here. donald trump jr. said he could not resist taking a photo of his father and stepmother at the lincoln memorial. at the end of the
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trump posted something, as well, saying tomorrow, as in today, will be incredible. we'll be looking for more from the new first family at the inauguration saip ceremonies. we're get ago look at what donald trump's first meal as president of the united states will be. the menu includes lobster, beef and a chocolate dessert. eight years ago, the first lunch for president obama included duck, pheasant, winter vegetables and apple cinnamon sponge cake. in 2008, the menu included new england clam chowder, bison. >> no kfc on the menu. >> not for the inauguration, though. >> but you can have whatever you want in the white house after that. let's turn to sheena parveen. we are still dry around here for now. >> for now. for now. so we've been talking about the umbrella. the umbrella rules. so now you can have the collapsable tote umbrella, no longer than 18 inches. if you're heading out there,
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depending on where you are. it's not allowed everything where. we have more details on our nbsz washington app. here is a look at the radar. currently, we light rain right inside of warrington. most of the rain we're expecting for the middle of the day, that's off to our west. so this area. it will be moving in right around noon. right now this the district, just 40 degrees. not too bad. surrounding areas are in the mid to upper 30s. frederick coming in at 32 degrees. here is future weather. 9:00 a.m., we're still mostly dry. rain off to our west by about noon. i think we'll see some light rain. no thunderstorms in the forecast, not very heavy. it's going to be fairley light and we start to clear out through the afternoon. but the rain is going to stay in the forecast through the middle of the day today. here is the hour by hour forecast with our temperatures. swearing in ceremony and parade, 43 degrees by 9:00 a.m. 46 by noon. 48 degrees by 3:00 p.m. by 6:00 p.m., 47. and, again, that light rain in
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tomorrow for the women's march, fog and drizzle, staying dryer. but, again, the fog is and drizzle will be around in the morning. high temperatures tomorrow in about the mid to possibly upper 50s. as we go through the end of your weekend, look at that heavy rein on sunday. let's check a check on the roadways this morning. >> the green belt metro station, just had a train here leave. and we had perhaps some additional people on the platform this morning dressed kushlly. maybe head downtown for the festivities today. remember on metro, 4:00 a.m. to midnight are the hours today. we have those five stations closed. avenue kind of, mt. vernon square, federal triangle, smithsonian and pentagon, as well. stations to use, capitol south, union station, gw parkway, the ramp to memorial bridge, that is shut down, as well. closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic right now. southbound rock creek parkway shut down at virginia avenue. it is now
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stories we're following today. >> doctors for former president george h.w. with bush are considering whether to take out a breathing tube inserted earlier this week. it was used to help clear his airway. removing that tube would allow him to breathe on his own. former president george w. bush posted this picture on instagram. he says his mother and father are doing much better. >> aalecia schmuhl was sentenced to prison for her role in the brutal home ip vacation and murder of her former boss, leo fischer and his wife. schmuhl and her husband were convicted last year. her defense argued that she did not know what her husband had planned the night of the attack. a disturbing incident behind the scenes at metro. metro transit police are looking into whoever is responsible for hang ago noose inside the break room in hyattsville. the gm sent a letter to employees saying metro does not tolerate discrimination, harassmen
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this morning, family members of 68-year-oldw are begging her killer to come forward. she was the unintended target of a shooting earlier this week in southeast washington. there is a $25,000 reward lead to go an arrest in this case. and we're following these and other local stories during our inauguration coverage. open the nbc washington app to read more about all these stories. coming up next at 6:00, our inauguration day coverage continues. >> our teams are spread out across the washington area to make sure you have all the information you need on this historic day. we'll check back in with our crews on capitol hill and on the national mall. plus -- >> today here in the washington region, lots of people riding metro. what you need to know to get downtown safely.
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great again. and i'll add, greater than ever before. >> downtown stt hours away from becoming the 45th president. >> washington, d.c. is ready for his big day. >> but so are the protesters vowing to block changes the new president promises to make. >> this is not just your normal transition of power here. >> news 4 is working for you on the historic day with live team coverage from every angle this inauguration day. you're watching inauguration coverage on news 4 today. just about 6:00 a.m., good morning on this inauguration day. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. it is a busy day in the washington area, but we are make mac can it easy for for you. right now, the stage is set at the capitol. >>
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talking to some of the thousands of people heading to the ceremonies. the metro is packed this morning and we are riding the rails with you this morning. melissa mollet has more on the roads that closed overnight. >> we begin with sheena parveen. everybody is going to be talking about the weather. sheena, you've been warning us about the rain that is coming today and some of it is already here, right? >> yeah. we have a couple light showers, but we've been watching it all week. it's mostly going to be on the lighter side. the majority of it is still off to our west and has not moved in yet, but it will be around noon today. here it is off to my west. this is the beginning stages. warrington, 66, light rain. off the to our west, we have a bigger area of rain. that will be moving in later today. by noon, 46 degrees. light showers around 3:00 p.m.

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