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will be more than 1 million square feet. how big is that really? 300 feet and 22 stories tall. the office tower will be the tallest in bethesda. construction should begin sometime next year. right now on "news4 today," getting you ready for school. pack the lunches, wake up the kids, thousands are heading back to class today. we'll help you get out the door with everything you need to know. >> when you do, we're there for you as well. expect a big increase in traffic starting today. working for you to help keep you safe and navigate all the cars on the roads. plus, the future of daca. the government planning a major announcement today. we'll explain what's ahead and how it could impact your kids' classrooms. first, it is 5:00 a.m. good morning everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. i'm eun yang. thanks for joining us early today. we hope you'r
now back to work and school. everything is getting back on track. >> right. we're working for to you make the morning as smooth as possible. we have team coverage on the roads of course. let's begin with storm team 4 and the forecast. >> storm team 4 meteorologist sheena parveen is outside for us this morning. sheena, what are you recommending for this first day of school outfits? >> that's a good question, eun. i would recommend you can get away with the short sleeves. we have a comfortable breeze. many areas are around the upper 60s to low 70s. if you think it's cooler outside, maybe a light jacket. but i wouldn't even honestly recommend that. as we go through the day today, we'll be warming up into the 830s. temperatures across the area, upper 60s, low 70s. through the afternoon today, we are looking at temperatures in the mid to upper 80s. we have a thunderstorm chance but after the school day today. the storm chance won't be around until 4:00 or 5:00 p.m. coming up, a closer look at the timing of
back to school and back to work. let's check the roads with jack taylor. wtop. good morning, jack. >> good morning, sheena. as we start into the 5:00 hour, at least we're doing okay. there is a work zone but it's okay. the ramp to route 7 along the right side of the roadway. we'll keep an eye on this. not sure if it will clear before the rush hour this morning. we'll keep a direct eye on it. in carroll county, a crash on maryland 97 near pleasant valley road. puts it near the carroll county airport. so far, no delays. haven't heard the severity of the incident. hopefully it clears before the true part of the morning rush hour. >> jack, thank you. let's kick things off with who is headed back to class. we help you get ready for school this morning. students in montgomery, anne arundel, stafford and spotsylvania counties, as well as calvert, charles and st. mary's counties all headed back to schooda
washington and howard counties getting ready for their first day of school along with arlington, alexandria, falls church, fredericksburg and frederick county, maryland. >> we have team coverage. adam tuss is headed up in chopper 4 to check out traffic from above and news 4's justin finch is on the ground in montgomery county as teachers and students head back to school. >> good morning, justin. >> reporter: good morning aaron. right about now the routine is restarting. students, teachers, parents, staff, all waking up and gearing up for another first day back at school. we're here at paint branch high school and leaders strategically placed between the bus dropoff area and right over here at the student car dropoff over here. we'll see all the action in just about an hour an change. we can tell you the first bell here sounds just before 8:00 a.m. this is one of 204 schools here in montgomery county reopening today.
class today. even that number is expected to uptick a bit here. they're bracing for 2400 new students to come in this year and each that number could rise. but to be ready, montgomery county has staffed up hiring more than 900 teachers. montgomery county is the largest pool of districts in the state of maryland. the 17th largest in the country. they're growing as well. opening a new middle school today. silver hill middle school. we'll talk about what's next for the county and also speak with the superintendent in our 6:00 hour. dr. jack smith. back to you guys. >> justin finch, live for us at paint branch. thanks, justin. >> i went to that high school. >> i know. >> go panthers. we have team coverage to get you ready for school now. 13 school systems plus people returning to work from the holiday. summer vacations are over. as you know, traffic will be pretty bad today. >> transportation reporter adam tuss has advice for you before you hop ihe
adam, good morning. >> reporter: aaron, give yourself extra time and be patient out here. of course, we're getting back to the roads. everyone coming back from their summer vacations and all those school buses and kids and parents shuffling kids around in the morning. it's definitely going to change our routine on the roads. we're on the bw parkway. looking pretty good. if you want to get out, now is not a bad time. terrible traffic tuesday. that's what this has been known as. it's really a transition over the month of september that we start to see traffic pick back up. according to aaa, things could get 20 to 30%, especially during the morning rush as everyone is getting around to get people where they need to go. be aware of that. we are headed to chopper 4 in the 6:00 hour. we'll bring you hits to let you know how things look this morning. back to you. >> adam, thank you. if your kids walk or bike to
school, they could have trouble this morning. the busy georgetown branch trail is shut down starting today. a lot of people use it as a staple alternative to nearby roads. coming up at 5:30, we'll tell you why it will be closed for the next five years and the effort now to keep it open. >> before you get the kids out the door this morning, take a selfie with them. >> they don't want to do t take it now and share it with us. we want you to share the photos using the #ready for school. on twitter, facebook and instagram. even if it's not your first day, you can senn them our way. you might see them throughout the day. six minutes after the hour. the battle over immigration is likely to heat up. that's because the trump administration is expected to announce it's ending the daca program. it protects young undocumented immigrants brought into u.s. as
school. you can expect rallies like that in our area today as activists defend the program. the end of daca would likely not take effect until six months or so to get a fix. we turn to breaking news. two powerful leaders saying what they think needs to be done with north korea. >> we just heard from russia and germany. angie goff has more. >> leaders of both of those countries weighing in calling for diplomacy. vladimir putin warning against military hysteria and angela merkel saying there could only be quote, diplomatic and peaceful solution to the crisis. well calls for peaceful solution come on the heels of conducting a live fire training exercises and a show force to the north after the detonation of a hydrogen bomb. its most powerful nuclear test so far.
leaders. did they mention what they're doing in response to the latest tests? >> well, both russia and germany condemned the nuclear tests by the north. putin calling it a provocation and the u.n. security council had an emergency meeting yesterday. we know the u.s. called on the council to adopt the strongest diplomatic measures. it can against north korea. this is a story developing fast. we need to follow it. >> it's 5:08 right now. developing now, a manhunt in charles county. police are trying to track down the man they believe is behind a deadly double shooting. deputies say brian pierce shot two men outside of a home on port tobacco road yesterday afternoon. the second is in serious condition. deputies found pierce's car near a marina on friendship landing road. investigators are trying to figure out what led to the shooting. because of the
patrols will be out near mt. hope elementary school this morning. we are tracking hurricane irma this morning. take a look here. we want to give you a different perspective of this powerful storm as it heads toward land. hurricane hunters from the noaa flew through hurricane on sunday. you can see the camera jostling about here from all the turbulence. in just two days, irma has gotten stronger since this video was taken. it's now a category 4 hurricane. we want to turn to meteorologist lauryn ricketts with brand new information about irma's track on this. >> yeah. at 5:00 a.m., we've just gotten newest information. the storm -- this is the storm ha has come up a little bit to 150 miles an hour. so those winds are at 150 miles an hour. man, look at that eye right there. you can see it. that definitely got more well-defined over the last 48 hours. let me show you the newest track
there it goes right here. my computer is stalling. i have to figure out why it's doing that. category 4 north of cuba. this is the track it's been taking for over the last couple runs of models. we look at different models. here is all the different models we're looking at. these are the potential different tracks it could take. again, we're trying to find these details. better idea as we head into your wednesday. for us in the mid-atlantic, we're not looking at any impact until after tuesday of next week. guys? >> lauryn, thanks. as florida prepares for irma, texas is still reeling from harvey. last night officials cop firmed more deaths. in all, 48 people were killed by the devastating storm there. it's caused an estimated $180 billion in damage. there are still ways for you to help the people in texas who are struggling. we have a page with link on where to donate
it's 45:10. the chance to win $1 million is on the line for a prince george's county choir director tonight. >> dannel damon and the greater works choir hoping to bring the house down again as they try to advance in the finals of "america's got talent." >> that performance last week, that got he and his choir a standing ovation and a lot of love from the judges on the show. only five of the 11 acts tonight will advance to the finals. you can watch them perform tonight at 8:00 tonight here on nbc4. they don't just sing. they're all in. >> this is a full-on performance, giving it everything. it is awesome to see. the whole thing. good luck. we want -- we're rooting for them. 5:11 now. she was arrested on the job.
hospital. >> the video sparked outrage and now change. the new promises to protect our health care workers. coming up, we're going to look at what to expect through the afternoon. you see the showers and storms on the radar. they're heading in this direction. we have an important task for later today. i'll show you the timing and talk about the update on hurricane irma and what to expect for the school day forecast. that's next. recognize those sounds? plus, super mario switch. the world's most popular video game character getting an
born and raised incian, dr. rrural virginia went to vmi. trained at johns hopkins. an army doctor who treated soldiers seriously wounded in the gulf war. eighteen years as volunteer medical director of a children's hospice. as lt. governor, he's fighting to expand healthcare in virginia. he'll get it done as governor. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, and we need to provide access to affordable healthcare for all virginians, not take it away.
not only will we update you on hurricane irma and what's going on out there now, we have the latest track at 5:00 a.m. we're sorting through the information to know what we can expect up here and the rest of the united states. she's got her school day forecast as the kids head back to school. that's something else we're watching. jack taylor is watching the traffic on this day after labor day. hello, jack. good morning. >> going to check in with jack later on to get an upd
very busy commute. let's go to angie goff at the live desk. >> we have this developing story we continue to follow out of ohio. the latest update on a newspaper photographer who just had surgery after he was shot by a deputy. now, the ohio paper, we want to take you to facebook right now. that's where we got the latest update. this ohio paper, they've been touched with this guy named andy grimm. he's a photographer. he's very sore but fine, should be released from the hospital tomorrow. it included a message for them not to mean mouth the deputy. grimm had a camera in his hand and tripod. he stopped to take pictures at a traffic stop. that's when the deputy mistook it for a weapon and fired. the photographer was struck in his side and as i mentioned, he had surgery. he is going to be okay. the photographer also saying this morning that he actually knows the officer and doesn't wantim
aaron, back to you. >> it's 5:17 now. in complete shock at an 80th birthday party. a car drove into a crowd of people celebrating in the street there. they're all supposed to get better. eight people we know, including a pregnant woman, had to go to the hospital. one person said it looked like a massacre. some of the people in the street were older and couldn't get out of the way. signs and food scattered everywhere. the woman behind the wheel will be charged with dui. then walk. >> it is the video that people have been talking about for days now. you've probably seen it. it is the controversial arrest of a utah nurse after she says she refuse today draw blood from an unconscious patient. hospital officials announce new restrictions on what police are allowed to do in that facility. the hospital will no longer allow police to interact directly with mal
tolerance for that kind of behavior in our hospital. >> the patient who the nurse was protecting was a reserve police officer. he and his department thanked robles for standing up for him. the two officers in the arrest video have been placed on administrative leave. super mario just quit his day job again. even if your kids don't play this game. >> is he allowed to do that? >> we'll explain this. there's a chance you remember this game. >> yes. >> he's been around for a while. you know, he's not a plumber anymore, apparently. mario's official japanese language profile says he used to be one. that was a long time ago, apparently. didn't say what he is exactly right now. but over the years, he's held a lot of different jobs. you have to diversify. you want to be a
he can do it all. >> that's true. >> i love mario. remember sonic the hedgehog? >> yes, of course. >> all the little characters. yoshi. >> i stopped after nintendo. the original nintendo. that was my last gaming system. >> i have a few more. not going to get bored back at school for everyone going back to school. i'm sure it will be a busy, good first day of school. it's going to stay dry for your school forecast. thunderstorms will be moving in later this afternoon. it will be missing the school day. tomorrow we are cooler, showers around and the weekend looks fantastic. but we're watching hurricane irma. i'll show that you in a second. your bus stop forecast this morning, 7:00 a.m., 72 degrees. comfortable outside. 8:00 a.m., 75. we'll be warming up this afternoon. mid-80s. increasing clouds by 3:00 p.m. it will also be breezy, warm. but the showers and storms won't really start to flare up until 4:00 or 5:00hi
second. temperatures right now, 64 leesburg and manassas. 68 gaithersburg. 73 annapolis. dry right now there is the rain to the wes and northwest. it's far out. lunchtime we're dry. there you see it. 7:00 p.m. the most activity around. showers and storms tomorrow, a few light showers scattered through the afternoon. cloudy and cool. we're also watching irma. this is a powerful category 4 hurricane. it's still very far away from the united states. but closer to this weekend, it could be nearing the southeastern portion of the united states. we'll talk more about that coming up in a bit. as far as today is concerned, 87 for a high. cool, a little on the rainy side, though. then we're looking fantastic for the rest of the week and into the weeken. your extended forecast and the updates on irma's track. let's check your traffic on this back to school, back to work with jack taylor. hey, jack. >> hey, sheena. at least it's early. not much in front of
we're keeping an eye on the beltway. it's been in place since the weekend. on the ramp to route 7. the left side of the roadway is getting by. a live look at -- a lot of space between the cars thankfully. beltway looks good. should find nothing in the way to cause an early slowdown. we'll be looking for the change over to red and black. back to you. thank you, jack. money mayhem. traffic stopped by flying cash. where it was coming from and why i need to go there and why it turned out to be too good to be true. plus, they've been walking for a week now. now activists who have trekked across virginia are nearly to d.c.
dozens of people are walking from charlottesville to d.c. to protest white supremacy. it's the civil rights march of their time. it was organized on facebook after the deadly rally in charlottesville. marchers have already traveled 97 miles and have just 21 to go. >> they spent the night at a fairfax county church and will march to falls church. tomorrow the group will gather at gateway center park and will cross the bridge to d.c. one of the people hurt in that charlottesville rally will appear on the ellen degeneres show. >> in that iconic image of a car backing into him. now we know he was hit pushing his fiance out of the way of that oncoming car. >> you hear tire screams and i look up. you just see bodies everywhere. then all i did w
in his leg when he jumped in front of the car. >> you can watch the entire interview, powerful interview here today at 3:00 on the season 15 premiere of the ellen show. you can stick around for your daily headlines on news 4 at 4:00. before all of that, you can watch the return of the steve harvey show today here on nbc4 as well. he'll have actress and comedian chelsea handler, march ron waya wayans. they are friends, co-workers and the perfect match ahead. the life-saving donation between two local deputies. a story you'll want to share, folks. plus, royal baby number three. more details on the newest prince or princess pregnancy, including uncle harry's reaction. we also are watching hurricane irma. the latest track on that and also it's warm out there right now. it's going to be hot today. summertime thunderstorms. we're notti
we're making sure you're prepared. plus, a popular trail kids take to school shut down. why they need a detour for the next five years. plus, traffic trouble. school buses aren't the only extra vehicles on the roads today. with thousands returning to work, we'll help you get through the clogged commute. "news4 today" starts now. 5:30. good morning everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. i'm eun yang. thanks for joining us early after the long holiday weekend. hope you enjoyed it. we have team coverage for you. justin finch has our first day of school preview while wtop's jack taylor keeps an eye on the extra busy commute. >> lauryn ricketts in for chuck bell and sheena parveen on the weather deck outside. how does it feel? >> feels outside. anyone waiting at the bus stop is going to like the way the weather is shaping up right now. a nice little breeze. not too windy, though. we're looking at temperatures around 70 degrees.
many suburbs in the upper 60s. not too chilly at all. as we go through the day, temperatures will warm up by 11:00 a.m., 82 degrees. mild. by 2:00 p.m., once your school day is coming to an end, we're looking at the mid-830s. we have showers and storms in the afternoon forecast. the good news about that, it's not going to be here until after the school day. some of you may run into it on your evening commute depending how late you're leaving. let's head inside to meteorologist lauryn ricketts. good morning, lauryn. >> good morning, sheena. we're looking at wake-up weather today. temperatures will continue to top out into the 70s before the morning is over. so as sheena would say, it's fairly comfortable right now, we are looking at great conditions out there today. it is currently 71 degrees and we've got a south wind. clear skies. it's going to be a beautiful day. we also have rain in the forecast later on after 3:00 or 4:00 this afternoon. of course, we've got the l
let's get an update from jack taylor and traffic on this day after labor day. good morning, jack. >> good morning, lauryn. we're starting things off this morning. got a couple things going on. malfunctioning traffic signals. down on 210 near livingston road, apparently 210 is yellow. hopefully that gets rectified quickly. hearing of a crash potentially north on 210 towards oak port road. otherwise, the inner loop of the beltway, affected with the emergency road washing that's been there all weekend along the right side. doesn't look like it's going to be -- plan ahead for this. back to you. >> all right, thank you, jack. now to our top stories on this tuesday morning at 5:32. the trump administration is expected to announce the end of the daca program. that is the deferred action for childhood arrivals. that it louse immigrant children to live in the u.s. without fear of deportation. it could put
people's lives in jeopardy. we'll tell you more about it and why members of the president's own party are against its repeal in a live report from capitol hill. two world leaders are calling for diplomacy is north korea. russian president vladimir putin and german chancellor, angela merkel spoke overnight. there must be a diplomatic and peaceful solution she says. hurricane irma could pose a major threat to florida later this week. the newest forecast track released a few minutes ago shows it's still a category 4 storm and getting slightly stronger with winds at 150 miles per hour as it moves closer to the caribbean. the florida governor declared a state of emergency already. if it makes landfall at the current strength, it will be the first time in more than 100 years that two category 4 storms hit the u.s. in the staple
season. thousands of students getting ready tore their first day of school this morning. take a look at the map here. shows all the local districts where students will continue for the new school year told. justin finch is hanging out at my old stomping grounds as students head back to class. go panthers. good morning, justin. >> reporter: hey there, eun. i was waiting for you to say it. i bet you remember what toad today was like. all the butterflies and nerves. it's now landed in your lap. as you mentioned, we're here at your old stomping grounds paint branch high school. saw the principal there hard at work a few minutes ago. we can tell you the parking lot is about to fill up over the next half hour because today across the county, 161,000 students are headed back to class, including here. the county bracing for a
enrollment here. perhaps 2400 new students coming in, maybe even more. to that end, they've been staffing up in montgomery county, hiring more than 950 new teachers this year. and across the county. 204 students are going to be restarting the school year here this morning. also, the first day of school is a big adjustment, not only for families, also for other drivers too who may not have kids. paying attention to bikers and also pedestrians. back to you. >> all right, justin. good luck on your first day. everyone in montgomery county thank you. we'll be back with more on the first day of school. some of the parents are worried that their kids could have trouble getting to schooling in montgomery county. that's because starting today, the georgetown branch trail is closed. a lot of people use this trail. it connects bethesda and silver spring. but for the next fourfi
years, it will not be open because there will be a purple line built. at this rally yesterday, parents told our darcy spencer that they think the closure could be dangerous. >> do you use the trail a lot with your poodle? >> yes. and my kids use the trail, a lot of their friends use the trail to get safely to school and back. >> some people said they'll be out at the access points this morning to try and keep the trail from shutting down. leaders of that group plan to ask judge for a temporary restraining order to keep the trail open. >> we all have that one close friend we hold dear to our lives. would you donate a critical organ to help save their life. for a charles county deputy, the answer is yesterday. for 13 years, his friend battled a degenerative kidney disease that suddenly got really bad. he jumped in and offered to donate his kidney. >> i said, look, this is kind of where i'm at.
next couple months probably. he just stepped right up and said let me know what i need to do and i'll do it. >> he's my best friend. it wasn't no cutting corners with that. i was a match, i was pretty much set. >> surgery was conducted at georgetown hospital. the doctors say that the transplant has added decades to frederi frederick's life because it came from a living donor. i know of something that happened. the quality of life change with that sort of donation was amazing >> what a gift. first there was george. then charlotte. now kensington palace is preparing for another bundle of joy. we'll fill you in on what we know about royal baby number three. >> first, if it seems to good to be true, it probably is. money flying from the sky, causing mayhem on the
lucky day. >> turned out to be a very late april fools joke here. the hundreds and 50s floating around were all fake. take a look here. you can quickly tell it's not real. it says motion picture use only. police are still trying to figure out where the fake money came from. >> for me, i'd be a little scared to take any money floating around. you know it belongs to somebody. that fake money, movie money has surfaced in our area before. a college student ended up with the bills instead of the money she thought she was getting for her iphone. this time the story had a happy ending. a news 4 viewer saw her story, he gave her real money, cash up front. that was not a joke. so she could go on the trip she was planning with that money. police remind us that whenever you meet a strange toer sell online, meet in a place that's secure. maybe outside of
station to make sure everything goes as planned. we've heard of rain dee delays, snow delays much how about a goose delay. the new type of foul ball. the maryland baseball game. we're looking at nice conditions out there. at least for this morning. but a different deal by this afternoon. introducing rain showers into the forecast after summertime day. cooler tomorrow. sheena has the details on the other side of the break. stick around. southbound bw parkway before you get to d.c. 295 described as debr debris. we may have a fire on the beway headed toward rltou
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born and raised incian, dr. rrural virginia went to vmi. trained at johns hopkins. an army doctor who treated soldiers seriously wounded in the gulf war. eighteen years as volunteer medical director of a children's hospice. as lt. governor, he's fighting to expand healthcare in virginia. he'll get it done as governor. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, and we need to provide access to affordable healthcare for all virginians, not take it away. right now at 5:45, the future of daca. the president making a major
we'll explain what's ahead and how it could impact your kids' classrooms. plus a new year starting for thousands of kids. we'll get you ready for school and tell you about the extra traffic it brings on our roads. >> ready for school this morning. we'll have dry conditions outside. there is rain on the way. won't be until after your school day. we are tracking thunderstorms in your afternoon forecast. we'll take a look at the timing coming up. expect the roads to be a little more crowded. you'll be seeing more school buses and more cars out there. >> our reporters are spread out across the area this morning, including transportation reporter adam tuss up in chopper 4. we'll check in with him in a minute. but first, it is also back to the hill today for members of congress. >> and one of the issues lawmakers will get a lot of questions about today is president trump's decision too end the deferred action for
here's what you need to know about the program. nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants benefited from the program since it was created five years ago. they must have entered the u.s. before turning 16 and have no serious criminal background. the program has cleared the way for them to obtain driver's licenses and qualify for instate tuition. tracie potts is following the story on capitol hill. what is the white house's thinking on potentially tending daca. >> between a rock and a marred place. the president sent out mixed messages saying dreamers, the children, in many cases adults brought here as children don't need to worry. while he's also getting pressure from nine states who say they'll sue if he doesn't get rid of the program. so what we're hearing is that announcement coming out of the justice department now in just a matter of hours at 11:00
morning. the president wants to roll back this obama-era order. >> tracie, we know that part of the plan includes a six-month delay before it takes effect, give congress time to work on a fix. any indication that they can come together to craft plain before that deadline? >> it's like what we see time after time when congress tries to deal with comprehensive immigration reform. it tends to fall apart. there's deep divisions here. even now amongst republicans. you have conservative republicans saying you've got to get rid of this and stick with the rule of law and others like house speaker paul ryan, an influence republican here saying dumping daca isn't the way to go. the president needs to find another alternative. even within the party there's conflict about what to do. >> tracie potts live on capitol hill for us. tracie, thank you. meantime, a young maryland soccer star and his brother are on the move after being deported to
>> find out where they'll receive a u.s. education. head to the news 4 i-team section. prosecutors say case closed. >> there will be no charges in the horrific crash near a congressional motorcade in frederick county, maryland in january january. scott macfarlane has a look at why. >> reporter: the crash happened in an instant where i-270 hits interstate 70. it was a chain reaction crash. a dump truck driver failed to stop. it created a wall of fire and killed an suv driver, a 46-year-old man from gaithersburg. prosecutors say no charges will be filed against the dump truck driefrmt even though he's suspected of being on his phone, the phone -- there are questions about the congressional motorcade. >> we have motorcades coming up here and obviously, if they're no
pose a threat to the travelers that come through frederick county and commute to and from frederick county. >> no comment from u.s. capitol police about the motorcade. the dump truck driver told news 4 he just wants to move on with his life. scott macfarlane, news 4. r5:50 right now. a lot of buzz over the royal baby news coming out of kensington palace. >> kate middleton is pregnant with their third child. she's been experiencing severe morning sickness. the upcoming addition will make prince harry's prospects of becoming king even more unlikely. this new baby is going to bump him to sixth in line. but he doesn't seem to mind. >> that's like never. >> great, very, very happy for them. >> charles is still waiting. at this rate -- the next time we could see the pregnant duchess. she and prince william are expected to drop prince george off for
a big day for him. they grow up so fast. >> seriously. she is strong. as we mentioned during the first two pregnancies kate suffered from a condition that causes morning sickness. but it's not just regular morning sickness. it's so bad that it lasts all day, all night. a lot of women have to go to the hospital for the condition. meanwhile, on twitter, the #unlikely royal baby names was trending. people came up with good ones. prince prince. thor. i am groot. i was just talking about guardians of the galaxy. they were all names that people said won't make the cut. >> i like thor. why not? >> there are a bunch of names that aren't going to work. >> that would be a strong kid. >> i'm going to guess they don't use any name that's off the -- >> i'm thinking edward. >> thomas. >> ann.
>> eun. >> british word. >> only one queen with that name. >> 71 degrees outside right now. sheena. not too bad. >> not bad at all. eun, you're going to stand at the bus stop. >> yes. >> the kids are headed to the bus stop right now. here's the bus stop forecast, the school day forecast. looking really good this morning. 7:00 a.m., 72 degrees. by noon, breezy, dry, 84. so it's going to be warmer. i mentioned we have thunderstorms in the forecast. by 3:00 p.m., mainly see increasing clouds. 86 degrees. most of the storms after 4:00 p.m. it will just miss the school day. that's the good things. four things to know with the afternoon storms around. keep that in mind fort evening commute. tomorrow will be cooler than today for the kids headed to the bus stop. showers around and maybe some in the morning, through the afternoon. then we clear out. the weekend looks fantastic and we're watching hurricane irma. right now, 71 degrees in washington. 66
comfortable this morning. we're dry, though. there's the rain off to the west and northwest. future weather brings it in. not at lunchtime. but later on by 4:00, 5:00, 6:00 p.m. moves the storms. through and then tomorrow will be cloudy and cooleder with scattered light showers. now we're talking about hurricane irma. if you wonder what the hurricane hunters do, they fly through the center of the storm. this is the actual path they took yesterday. speeds of 145 miles an hour. that's how we determine the cat gore i have the storment it's a category 4. by the weekend, we expect a north turn with this storm. we'll be waiting to see when it actually takes that northerly turn. otherwise, today we're looking at nice warm conditions. afternoon storms. cooler, look at that. 71 for a high with clouds around. the weekend is looking absolutely gorgeous. let check your roads on this tuesday. back to school, back to workday. good morning, jack. >> good morning, sheena. starting things off.
no more smoke to show. that's good. the right lane is blocked on the inner loop of the beltway as you approach route 1 in college park. also had earlier activity at the intersection. if you're coming off georgetown pike to get to the outer loop of the beltway, sounds like everything got -- the lanes are once again open. on 210 near livingston road, lights are flashing. please treat that as a four-way stop. hopefully police are on scene. aaron, eun, back to you. >> jack, thank you. it's 5:54 now. from the roads to sky, we're working for you as more than a dozen school systems go back to class. >> transportation reporter adam tuss is live from chopper 4 to help you navigate this post labor day commute. there you are, adam. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, eun. isn't it great that we have all these toys to play around with at channel 4. it gives us a unique perspective. right above the beltway. the inner loop
way toward college park. the outer loop in this direction. the topside of the beltway is always tough. we'll be monitoring the commute here as we get back to work and back to school. we'll be here all morning for you. coming right back at 6:00, guys. back to you. >> adam tuss for us in chopper 4. right now at 5:55. we want to go to landon dowdy. >> she joins us with a closer look at gas prices following hurricane harvey. landon, good morning. >> aaron, eun, good morning to you both. something we've been watching closely. drivers may soon see relief at the gas pump. prices which spiked in the aftermath of hurricane harvey are coming back down in expectations that texas can get back on its feet. some refineries -- >> the largest fuel system has restarted lines that deliver gas to the east coast. also, gas prices which don't include federal and state taxes down about 4% today. >> landon, tha
prices are pretty high. you have to go to virginia for the cheap gas. if you stayed up for the nationals game last night, you know it ended with an awesome catch. >> it was a good night for the nats but not for this camera. >> high in the air to right. and the ballpark trying to hold t take a look at that. the nats won even though slugger canton hit that home run. it broke a camera am you see right there. boom. >> guys looking at it in right field. they don't know what to do with this. he's the best player in baseball right now. >> look at it. the whole side of it came off. it does take a team to win. >> that's true. the nats beat the marlins 7-2. >> they play again in miami at 7:00 tonight. a lot of us want today grow up and play on the field. >> sometimes you just have to go for it, right? that's what this goose did.
this is in salisbury, maryland. the goose landed in the outfield. one player tried throwing a ball over it. ee slent vently the grounds keeper carried it off the field. out in maryland, not so strange. >> i didn't sign up for this. not catching geese and whatever else. >> i thought it was a different animal. a bird. >> we have to have a conversation after the show. >> not my brightest moment on this broadcast. up next at 6:00 a.m., get in to formation ladies. >> it's a celebration like only beyonce could do it. ♪ >> you may have heard now how michelle obama celebrate. but find out how that birthday tribute is helping her hometown of houston. >> reporter: the summer is over and now it's back
scanning the roads before you hit the door. news 4's transportation reporter adam tuss will tell you what to expect as school buses clog the roads and your trek back to work. new information we learned about this powerful storm, its path and when it could hit the u.s. good morning everyone. i'm eun yang. >> look who came back from vacation. >> here i am. back for the first day of school. >> back to work, back to school. i'm aaron gilchrist. labor day holiday is behind us now. we are working for you this morning. >> that's right. we're talking about back to school for hundreds of thousands of students in our area. we have team coverage this morning. >> we're monitoring your commute and we are on the ground at school hours before the doors open. >> first we want to get your up to the minute forecast with sheena parveen. sheena, how is it looking for the kids heading back? >> how could you not be in