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we're with local fire department going door-to-door, evacuating people. >> breaking now, tropical storm arry causing evacuations in parts of louisiana. drone video showing water rushing over a levee. o directthe hurricane center saysn barry's rai is off the charts. and warning of life-threatening flooding. weakened slighly after landfall as hurricane but still packing a punch. historic floodi in our region monday is still causing problems for one montgomery county community,update o sinkhole repairs.
american is dead after islamic extremists bombed a hotel and took over. azen attack killed dozens of people. goodevening, i'm erika nzalez. barry is bringing the potential of life-threatening floods. landfallg alon louisiana coast this afternoon as category one hurricane and weakened to tropical storm. you can barely make out roads there but sowing you flooding over the causeway in mobile, alabama. now show you what rry's path looks like. metrologist is going to break it down. but nbc's jay gray and coverage in new orleans. >> reporter: barry, first hurricane of the season, didn't maintain that status for long.
categor j 1 stormst a few hours before quickly dropping back to tropical storm as it made landfallt wesof new orleans. >> although bar has slowed, it's also intensified. >> reporter: there is a significant dangerous now across the strike zone. mandatory evacuations ordered this afternoon in tier bon parish. and rush to get cattle to higher ground. bracing for what could be 20 inches or more of rain. >> going to be long set of days forthe state. people of louisiana are strong and resilient, we're going to get through this but there are going to be significant challenges. >> reporter: challenge growing like the flooder watin low lying parishes. >> see the water pushing up underneath the bridge. >> reporter: streets and s neighborhood swallowed with more water on the way.
>> flood fight.rt >> repo: like forecasters say, like the rain will continue. there is still s plter inace order in effect. starts 8:00 in the city. rain is expected to intensify and continue at least next 24 hours here. jay gray, nbc news, new orleans. >> flooding from lake ponch atrain is causing troubles in louisiana. coverage.our latest on the track? >> steady tohe northwest, diminished from hurricane to tropical stormt bu doesn't lose impact a seven miles hour is extremely slow, what makes this storm so dangerous. heavily weighted towards east side. moving intoafayette and baton rouge and very heavy rains
little bit farther south towards the coastline. current trajectory of what national hurricane center is expecting next couple of days. in state of louisiana all through tomorrow as well. very slow mover. tropical storm status, until northern louisiana, then a remnant. winds 65 miles an hour right now. stick around, talk about how remnants could impact us in d.c. metro. stay with news4 and our app for tropical storm barry. onday's flash floods caused all sorts of damage, including a heavily traveled road in potomac. belfast road closed thursday, workers still at it trying to repair massive sinkhole that
opened up from the heavy rain. was scheduled to reopen today. reached out to montgomery county department of transportation to find out>> when. >merican is among two dozen people killed in deadly attack in hotel in somalia. taking place in southern port city. car bomb exploded killin 26 people and state department is looking to see if other american citizens are amo the victs. >> alshab ab attacked a hol where local politicians were meeting to plan elections. drove a suicide car bomb into the hotel followed byly heavi armed commandos. siege ended at 7:00 a.m. this
morning when local commandos killed at least five the militants. this group used to control the area in southern somalia, opposed to the government since out off ousted from the port city. election ied with the campaign. >> used to control the whole country. beaten back with africa-wide coalition of troops attacks like this show capae of inflicting damage in somalia.
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we need it to dry out from this heavy rain week we haha everybody was out today. it's absolutely gorgeous and remaining that way through the evening. if you're stepping out tonight, looking lovely. but relishtoday. current temperatures, right now 91 degrees. not really even a cloud t i sky, blu gorgeous, hot but perfect pool days. don't have to worry about contending with rain, just heat. jump in nice bodywa of r there. radar right now, really quiet, looking pretty good. stepping out tonight looks good as well. temperatures are going to drop, not that bad, mild tonight. down into the 70s around 11:00 p.m., holding 80s through dinner. sunday, lot of the same. lots of sunshine, uptick in
humidity for sunday afternoon but still battling the same heat. definitely want to go to the pool. been tracking this chance or o threat isolated showers or storm on sunday. if we do see it, probably closer to the evening, afternoon, evening, sunset. d.c. probably won't worry about it, south. waking up in mid to upper 70s. future cast, fast forwarded through noon. closer to the afternoon and evening. still dry in d.c. metro area. we have disturbance along theb e ridge and do see isolated orm in spotsle vainia. dry and beautiful. we deserve this. yardwork, get it done early because temperatures hitting low
90s. brunch, warming very quickly, keep that in mind sitting on the pa eo,arlier the better. pools, nothing but sunshine tomorrow. great day to hop in the water. ten-day outlook. for now notice that stray shower to theo sh. low 90s. much of the week. monday could be mid to upper 80s, tuesday as well. volley around the low 90s monday and tuesday. mid to upper 90s by middle of the week and could see remnants of barry, not actually barry, would have started to break down by that point but could see stray showers moving in, bringing good amount of rain on thursday. depending on the timing, may even see it arrive a little bit earlier wednesdaytight. but that we're dry again. looks like we're in for a good
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fternoon belongs to halal. still in the first set, serena triedo battle, but forehand, just surgical. iluding this one that leaves serena frozen in her tracks, wins first set, 6-2. near court serving for theh, matc serena back into the net. that's the match, 6-2, 6-2 to hal ep, first career grand slam title. >> pretty sure it was best match of my life. congrats, against her never easy. proud of day and the tournament. can't describe how i feel winning wimbledon, pretty special. >> orioles lookingo quickly forget thess last night. pulled that offering deep and gone to left center, g raysab 1-0 lead. same score in the seventh.
stevie wilkerson to center. itched scoreless last night today goes yard eighth time this season. orioles, 2-1 lead. ninth, michaychal givens works 2, 3. trading pitcher andrew cashner for aup co of prospects to the red sox. wilkerson. >> big-time right now. , giving us fits ond can't elevated fastball on him like the majority of the league and stevie got on one of one. big hit for us. d.c. united in a bit of a funk this summer. second place in eastern conference but can't win much recently. win, loss and six draws lastei
t. 2-2 draw with the new england revolution. must do better to stay among the elite in the east. >> call our to a man running is pretty schoolboy stuff. that's a rare thing that happens with us, then caught with numbers down for t cross. and they get the rebound. proud they battled back, got somehing out of the game but certainly need to be winning some ges. almost two weeks since angels pitcher tyler skaggs was foundse dec in hotel room at 27. tributes poured in and angels finally honored memory with home game first time sinceg. passin night to remember. first home game since the passing of tyl skaggs. emotional pregame iceremony, luding mother firing perfect strike for first pitch. angels dominated, every player
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tonight, extreme flooding. hurricane barry roars ashore as a category 1 storm. waters on the rise across three states. >> i want to caution everybody, this is just the beginning. >> t worst is still coming. the slow moving storm increeping land. did you evering heavy rain. on edge, mmunities living in fear. the promised i.c.e. raids on undocument immigrants set to begin within hours. as the vice president hears directly from detainees. terror attack, dozens killed including at least one american after