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the nation )s capital - still shut down after a monster storm system swept across the east coast. the storm took several lives - including that of a mother and her baby who died while waiting for their car to dug out of the snow. much of the snow is melting in hampton roads - but we could be hit with another round of it before the week is over.
and i m les smith. we could be in the clear for tonight - as temperatures will be above freezing - but that may not last for long. let s get right to chief meteorologist patrick rockey with more on what we can expect. after our wintry weekend, the work week is going to look and feel a lot more springlike. even our cool downs won t be that cool. a cold front will approach the region on tuesday. ahead of that front southwest winds will warm us up into the upper 50s and the lower 60s. we will see increasing clouds and a slight chance for showers, mainly on the outer banks. but as the cold front crosses the region on wednesday, we do expect scattered showers. in fact, some of our northern communities, like the middle peninsula and the northern neck may see a little start. we will start the day 40s, falling into the 30s by the afternoon. some of the wet weather will linger into early on thursday, but most of the day is looking dry with clearing skies and high temperatures back in the mid 40s. but then we start a warming trend. we will climb into the lower 50s on friday, mid 50s on saturday and around 60 on sunday plenty of sunshine! a father is mourning the
a father is mourning the loss of his one- year-old son and girlfriend. they died in a car from carbon monoxide poisoning. officers say the father was digging the family )s car out - with the engine running. the mom - her baby boy - and the couple s 3-year-old daughter were inside. police in new jersey say the tailpipe was clogged with snow - so gas was able to seep inside the car. while paramedics and neighbors were able to keep the young girl alive - they were not able to revive the mom and her baby boy. the little girl in critical condition. the death toll from this weekends blizzard is now at 36. many died shoveling mountains of snow that are piled up from the carolina )s to-p&new york. craig boswell has the latest from washington, d.c. which is still shutdown. nats snowblower snowblowers... nats shovel shovels... nats bulldozer and bulldozers are a necessity in the nations capital monday to clear paths through about two feet
nats truck wheels turning some vehicles still couldnt make it through. nats wheel turning residents helped this truck driver get back to work. sot: too quick to cg )were almost there. were moving. )standup: craig boswell/washington dc )huge mounds of snow are piled next to roads...condition s are still so treacherous that government offices and schools in washington closed again monday. sot: mayor muriel bowser/district of columbia we knew that we would have- with 24 inches of snow in the district and very cold temperatures throughout the week- several days of cleanup ahead of us. nats dropping snow the piles are just as big in new york city....where almost 27 inches of snow fell- the second largest storm since 1869. sot: joe paladine/sanitation worker )considering its 48 hours after, people are able to get around, i would say thats pretty good. )new yorks mayor urged residents to leave their cars parked all week- if you can even figure out whicone is yours! nats shovel but some new yorkers needed to begin the backbreaking process. sot: no name available )its going to take a while but ill get through it. nats snowblower it was not an easy monday for millions. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. all the snow also caused problems for newschannel 3 s
in washington d-c where she s been trying to dig her car out from underneath several feet of snow. our erica greenway chatted with her over skype this morning. she finally had to just leave her car behind for now -- and head home in a rental car. the weather caused trouble on the tarmac too. air travelers saw several delays and cancellations out of norfolk international airport this morning. those traveling to and from baltimore-- new york-- new
nationally - more than 12-thousand flights were canceled over the weekend. if you )re planning to fly to any of the storm impacted areas -- be sure to check your flight status before heading to the airport. now to the outer banks where the crews suspended the search for a missing hunter on hatteras island. watchstanders got a report of the missing 40- year-old saturday night around 11. the coast guard and local rescue crews searched by boat and air for eight hours and covered more than 33 miles -- but were unable to find him. although they did find hunting gear that matched descriptions of what the man was wearing. the state troopers association in north carolina is now offering a one-thousand dollar reward for information about the people they say hit a trooper with an a-t-v. the trooper - who has seriously hurt - says he pulled over two a-t-v s in rowan county - saturday morning. the trooper says after that - one of the drivers came at him full speed - ran him over - then turned around and came at him again. the trooper fired his
the winter storm - brought down roofs all over the commonwealth - from theaters to gas stations and sporting centers. hear from one man who saw a structure cave in right before his eyes. plus - shoveling snow can be dangerous! that s why doctors say you should stretch before you do it. what else you can do to protect yourself -
the head of engineering and the company s product chief are among those who are leaving. twiiter c-e-o jack doresy says the execs are quote -- taking some well deserved time off. the company s stock has been falling - as it struggles to gain new users. keurig wants to make its single serve k-cups recyclable by 2020. right now - the cups are made of mixed plastic and other materials. this makes it difficult to recycle. the company says it is trying to see if using a more recyclable material will affect the taste. it was de-ja-vu folks living near for folks living near the famous jersey shore. some say this weekend s flooding was almost as bad as superstorm sandy. a look at the damage ahead on newschannel. and a woman rescued from a fire in york county -- after an off duty sheriff )s deputy, fire-p&lieutenant, and bystander tear the wall off of her trailer
here )s a look at one of the top trending stories on the newschannel three app. two of the navy s newest ships are stuck at port because of breakdowns. troubles for the ships began last month when the uss milwaukee broke down off the east coast and had to be towed 40 miles to joint expeditionary base little creek
its sister ship - the uss fort worth - is now tied up at a dock in singapore with what the u.s. pacific fleet calls )a casualty to the ships combining gears. the breakdown happened earlier this month. navy officials are looking into what caused the malfunctions - but say there does not seem to be a link between the two incidents. newschannel 3 is honoring our american heroes. today we honor yeoman first class amber spoon. she enlisted almost 16 years ago. we )re told she )s earned three navy and marine corps commendations medals and sailor of the year five times. we want to honor your american hero. send us a picture of them. make sure you let us know their name, rank, and a little about what makes them your american hero. email it all to pics-at-w-t-k-r- dot-com -- and we )ll honor them right here on newschannel 3. now to new jersey where people are cleaning up the shore after a powerful one- two punch from this weekend s winter storm. the shore - which was hit hard by superstorm sandy - received not
saw serious coastal flooding. jericka duncan is there with the update. it )s de-ja-vu for many communities along the new jersey shore, nat after floodwaters and winds rivaling hurricane sandy pounded the coast over the weekend. nat wind in wildwood, a storm surge topping three feet carried boats into streets, while 50 miles-per-hour winds ripped away signs. nats mayor ride along duncan bilk 1 intv and broll nj hrem55 @ 155436 "we )re at low tide and you can still see the water that )s trapped in these areas." wildwood mayor ernie troiano said about 100 people were forced to evacuate. sot ernie troiano, wildwood mayor duncan bilk 1 intv and broll nj hrem55 @ 16:06:25 "the fact that the water came up as high as it did caught a lot of people off guard. we didn t expect these kinds of tides." those tides crested above nine feet in some areas, flooding roads across the south jersey shore and stranding vehicles and drivers. sot north wildwood resident sun0019 "we ve seen docks on the road and a lot of flooding in the stores." nat wind cell phone video captured ice flows covering streets in several towns.
outages were reported across the sot chris christie, new jersey governor storm update christie pressor @ 095926 "it was a big storm." on saturday, new jersey governor chris christie response. sot chris christie, new jersey governor storm update christie pressor @ 100303 "it )s our seventeenth snow emergency in my six years as governor, so we know how to do this." but people in wildwood like marisa rigby more could be done. sot marisa rigby, wildwood resident duncan bilk 1 intv and broll nj hrem55 @ 155120 "i don )t know how he could possibly say that. i ve been down here about five years and i ve never seen flooding this bad." newschannel three is taking action for your health - and while your kids may be out enjoying what is left of the snow - doctors warn playing in the snow could increase their chances of getting frostbite. it occurs when your skin and the tissue underneath it freezes. according to the
exposed areas like fingers, nose, ears, cheeks and chin. pediatricians suggest setting a timer and checking in on kids every 15 minutes to make sure they don t feel any of the-p&early signs. some of you faced the tough challenge of shoveling your cars out of your driveway. shoveling snow can be a workout for even those who are in shape. so experts say take a few minutes to stretch before you start - to get your blood flowing. they also say use a smaller shovel. the bigger the shovel, the more you exert yourself, tiring yourself out faster. some people in chesterfield say they have an even better idea: use machines to help out. if you don )t have that option - doctors say drink lots of water before you shovel. and don t shovel first thing in the morning. the national institute of health says that )s when most heart attacks
after our wintry weekend, the work week is going to look and feel a lot more springlike. even our cool downs won t be that cool. a cold front will approach the region on tuesday. ahead of that front into the upper 50s and the lower 60s. we will see chance for showers, mainly on the outer banks. but as the cold front crosses the region on wednesday, we do expect scattered showers. in fact, some of our northern communities, like the middle peninsula and the northern neck may see a little sleet or snow mixed in at the start. we will start the day with temperatures in the mid 40s, falling into the 30s by the afternoon. some of the wet weather will linger into early on thursday, but most of the day is looking dry with clearing skies and high temperatures back in the mid 40s. but then we start a warming trend. we will climb into the lower 50s on friday, mid 50s on saturday and around 60 on sunday and monday with plenty of
the iowa caucuses are one week from tonight. and the latest "c-b-s news battleground tracker" shows donald trump is back in the lead there. major garrett is in washington to break down the iowa campaign. trump nat pop from iowa saturday 06 donald trump stormed across iowa this weekend and gave his supporters an uncommonly comic compliment. exact on 5th ave shooting 13:29:17 i have the most loyal people, did you ever see that? where i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn )t lose any voters, ok? it )s incredible. 13:29:32 03 not exactly the new york values everyone s been talking about... 06 but trump supporters continued to show up in droves as he stumped with six-term iowa republican senator
04 it wasn )t an endorsement, but still a blow to senate colleague ted cruz. more trump nats 06 the cruz campaign took aim at trump on another front - his embrace of government power to seize private property. ad nat? or...trump i think eminent domain is wonderful/ voice over: it made him rich 07 the essence of the campaign )s new ad...that trump tried to bulldoze the home of an elderly widow to pave the way for a casino parking lot. trump sot it )s a false commercial because i never took the house... / 04 cruz also continued to question trump s recent conversion to conservatism. cruz sot if a republican candidate for president supported barack obama )s stimulus and said the only problem is it needs to be bigger, is there any chance on earth that individual would actually stand up to the cronyism and cartel in washington? 05 a message amplified by cruz s newest supporter, beck. beck sot 15:58:35 if donald trump wins, it is going
05 despite the hype and attacks, trump made this admission on cbs )s face the nation. ftn cr101 trump pre tape 08:58:13 trump: yeah if he got the nomination and everything was fine, i would vote for ted cruz. i d go for ted cruz. dickerson you would vote for him?trump: but i was putting that in relationship to his place of birth. as presidential hopefuls fight for your vote - in north carolina there s another battle going on. the trial challenging the state s law requiring voters to have a photo i-d - began today in winston-salem. north carolina s n-double-a-c-p - the u-s justice department - the league of women s voters and other individuals have all filed similar lawsuits. currently the i-d requirement to cast in-person ballots begins with the march 15-th primary. the heavy snow fall over the weekend proved to be too much for some roof tops. there are reports of several collapsed roofs - including a collapse at a large sports facility in richmond. jake burns shows us what happened. richard sluss and his pooch bandit serve as defacto watch dogs for the danco store just across williamsburg
late friday night -- sluss watched as the awning that covers the gas pumps gathered more and more snow. it definitely didn t. no one was hurt -- but this damage joins a list of structures toppled by the blizzard s weight. the dome at the scor sports facility on the norhtside deflated because of heavy accumulation on top. their teams did everything they could to save it -- but there was just too much ice. the same exact thing happened to the redskins indoor training facility up 95 in ashburn. and in matthews county... the roof of historic donk s theater-p&gave way because of snow. -pthey opened their doors in 1947. since snow totals creeped over a foot -- fire officials want homeowners to know the signs of a stressed roof.
call a professional if portions of your roof start sagging -- you hear strange popping or crackling noises inside your home -- doors no longer open properly -- or new cracks appear in the walls. back in henrico -- sluss says after seeing his place of work collapse -- the snow on his own roof can )t melt fast enough.... one thing fire officials don t want you doing is removing snow from your roof by yourself. professional roofers should do that because it )s a dangerous task. next on newschannel three at 6. a woman calls 9-1-1 after she says a man was exposing himself to children. we )re now learning he has a list of charges -- reaching as far as pennsylvania. and if you )re headed out to dinner you may want to leave that e-cigarette at home. a new measure trying to ban "vaping"