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big changes for metro today if you ride the rails. metro's roaming out a new service plan and despite a campaign to educate customers, a lot of phone fusion is expected. we'll break it all down in a live report. and just a few hours ago, president obama arrived in mexico bringing with him the hopes of the u.s. economy. more on the g-20 summit as fox
5 morning news continues right now. now. it is monday morning, june 18th, everyone. straight up 6:00. you can see a little bit of gray out there. today, we have a little rain hanging around with us. no too much but just a little bit hanging around for the day. enjoy the temperatures while you can because summer goes to be here pretty quickly. >> i'm sarah simmons i'm will thomas. >> i guess of a got the appropriate gray color on today to match the skies. >> a little gloomy. >> some showers moving there as with speak. they'll be with us moving through the first half of the day. can't have yesterday every day weatherwise. >> it sounds like we'll need the rain because of what is in store for the rest of the week. >> this is our best chance for rain here for the next several days and we've been hinting and i can guarantee we'll deliver,
joe namath guarantee, that we'll have plenty of heat around here for the middle and end of the week. you can see scattered showers eastern side of the district now working down into southern maryland. waldorf, la plata, you get some shower activity and a whole lot more rain out to the west. no thunderstorm activity, just some showers and a lot of gray skies. temperatures nice and comfortable to start your morning. 46 now in washington. humidity, 78% with light rain showers. winds out of the south and west at seven. lots of clouds around today. there will be showers particularly between now and about noon and then they will become much more scattered later this afternoon with highs in the upper 70s. you might see a little sunshine as well today. >> ofnlgt we will look for it. >> speaking of sunshine, let's get a little right now from julie wright. she is standing by with your ontario. we know you lot of nutty buddies when it's hot. what do you think drink, lemonade. >> apple juice. >> apple juice. >> that is your morning thing, isn't it? >> well, i got to watch my
sugar so that is kind of my all day thing. but anything with an umbrella floating in it can't be that bad. >> agreed. >> all right. let's say good morning to our wazers out here. this is dj speedy who is not going very fast this morning. 10miles per hour on the inner loop because of accident activity that is there tying up the lane as you travel the inner loop of the beltway. our friend on the westbound side of 49 # approaching connecticut avenue report they are down to 40 miles per hour on that outer loop commute. expect delays due to the rain and volume that is increasing around the capital beltway. we do have problems to report right now. accident activity is what is tying up your commute. let's get rid of that if we can. 234 blocked between sprig road and 95. you will fine the overturned trash truck blocking the highway southbound. behind the overhead sign is the crash that is tying up the right side of the roadway. head up outer loop of the beltway approaching telegraph road.
that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. fox 5 monitoring metro for you this morning with a reminder for riders that the new rush plus program starts today. >> expect changes to rush hour service. fox 5's lauren demarco is live at the courthouse station to explain. good morning. >> >> reporter: the changes mostly affect the yellow and orange line. the orange line is known for orange crush and that is between vienna and d.c. folks are kind of packed in like sardines. now, there will be changes during rush hour. there will be six additional train per hour on the orange line. during rush hour, there will now be three destinations to choose from for orange line riders you see the new dashed orange lines. that that is the new rush hour line that will split off and follow the blue line to largo. yellow line rider will see
something similar. can you head between greenbelt and franconia springfield without transferring. the thing that computers really need to look for out there now are the signs on the front and the sides of the railcars. you don't want to jump on a train that is heading for franconia if your destination is huntington, for example. in order to make all of this possible, metro is pulling some blue line trains to use elsewhere and those would ride blue line past arlington cemetery, you need a heads up, you could see up to an additional six-minute waiting time between trains. can you try to take the yellow line, and transfer and see if that works better for you. metro is talking about bus routes the 9e and 10e that may help folks out that typically take the blue rail line. rush hour is between 6:30:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and 3:30:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. that is the only time when this rush hour plus is in effect. back to you guys in the studio. a check of this morning's other top stories. fairfax county police need your
help finding the family of a hit and run victim. 33-year-old mohammed jabour was walking on a sidewalk here along fairfax boulevard when he was hit friday night. we are told he is still in a coma this morning. police are looking for a light colored suv with front end damage. prince george's county police are looking for a suspect accused of breaking into an off-campus apartment occupied by university of maryland students. the home invasion happened friday morning on 48th avenue and college park. ryan miller says that he was sleeping in his room when someone kicked in the front door. the next thing he remembers is waking up in the hospital way huge gash on his head. miller has since been released from the hospital. our big story, we are keeping an eye on the g-20 sum knit mexico. after spending father's day in chicago, president obama arrived in mexico overnight. later this morning, he will meet with other leaders from the world's 20 major economies.
the president is seeking bolder and swifter signals from europe that it will contain its financial mess and keep it from having an impact on the u.s. economy. in the jerry sandusky child sex abuse trial, prosecutors could rest their case sometime today. and when the defense takes over, sandusky's lawyers have already suggested to jurors that he may testify. another potential witness, sandusky's wife dottie who has been sequestered since his trial began a week ago. jurors have heard from 20 state witnesses including eight alleged victims. still ahead, a look at the result from egypt's presidential elections. >> plus the warning for virginia drivers would use state's largest commuter parking lot. why police will be out in full force this week. >> yeah, be warned. we'll tell you why. and the high point fire in colorado is now the most destructive in state history. we'll update that situation and bring you the latest on another wildfire putting homes at risk in california.
evening incident's presidential elect is making headlines this morning a two days of voting, the muslim brotherhood has declared that its candidate has won with 52% of the vote. winner will officially be announced on thursday. a little closer to home now, people are remembering rodney king, the man whose beating at the hands of l.a. police sparked some of the deadliest riots the u.s. has ever seen. king was found dead yesterday morning in his backyards pool at the age of 47. police believe had was an apparent drowning but an autopsy is set for today to find out the exact cause of death. crews in northern colorado are bracing for powerful winds as they bat i'll blaze that has grown to 87 square miles and -- battle a blaze that has grown to 87 square miles. residents of more than 100 homes in san diego county were
order to leave yesterday as a wind-fed wildfire quickly burned through hundreds of acres there. the capital bike share program is getting more and more popular. this morning even more good news for it. >> plus, happy anniversary, facebook. the social giant went public one month ago n that time, shares have taken a tumble. more on that and a big announcement from microsoft as we continue. what makes hershey's s'mores special?
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welcome back. time now is 6:15. travel time to the d.c. area airports is on the rise. a new study by the national capital region transportation planning board shows the driving to each of our three regional pair ports takes longer than it did just eight years ago. traffic congestion is being blamed for the longer trips. in one example, the travel time from tyson corner to reagan national airport increased by nearly 20 minutes for 44 minutes total.
>> i'm sure the construction doesn't help. there is a lot of that going on right now. >> in eight years, there are more starbucks so you stop and gate your grande coffee and make the drive a little easier, more bearable. >> all right. we'll do the weather forecast. this will also slow your commute as rain showers on the roadways on a monday morning. never a good thing. t rain showers moving through after a beautiful weekend. here is the good news. temperatures nice and cool to start your day and going to be a comfortable start here temperaturewise. 54 in leonardtown. 16 the winning number out at dulles if you are headed out there this morning. 61 in manassas. 61 this morning as well in fredericksburg. let's do the radar and shower activity, you've already had a little band move through and it is pushing to the east now so prince george's county, anne arundel county, you're up next. light rain showers here, southern maryland up towards columbia at the moment. more rain out to the west. front royal, winchester, you are on the leading emof this next band of rain that will move flu later this morning
across the 95 core are to and off to the east. once we get this east of us, we should be fairly quiet this afternoon with just a quartered shower or two. there is your bigger picture and what is happening is we've got a couple of upper level disturbances that are coming through. bottom line is we're transitioning to warmer and more humid air and look out here, we'll have a serious heat wave across the washington area. get ready for high temperatures in the upper 90s and flirting with close to 100 around here by thursday afternoon. you can see by 1:00 this afternoon of course shower activity breaking up as it pushes east. one or two scattered showers tonight. it won't be raining for much of your day. but we've at loft got the possibility some of showers in the forecast for your monday morning. 78 today. a mix of clouds. a little sunshine this afternoon. showers back in the forecast as mentioned. winds south and east here at
five. mostly cloudy tonight. mild overnight. 659 overnight low and get ready for your heat wave. 8 # tomorrow. partly cloudy conditions. wednesday, thursday, friday, we are in the thick of it. high business thursday afternoon, upper 90s. -- 88 tomorrow. let's welcome back julie wright. while you were gone, i took care of the tweeting. >> i saw a couple of tweets. at first i thought the sun was in my eyes. i thought is he really tweeting? >> i was all about it all morning. >> i'm looking forward to seeing your tweets this morning. on the roads, we'll say good morning to the crew in sky fox. they are joining us above an accident that at one point involved an overturned trash truck. the truck back up on its wheels. this is on 234 between sprigs road and i-95. now, traffic on the southbound side to the top left of your screen is blocked. authorities under police direction are allowing the northbound side of 234 to accommodate two-with a travel. so there is a lane available
for the southbound commute as well as a lane available northbound. all of that being done under police direction as you travel 234 between sprigd and i-95. there is about a quarter mile backup here on the southbound stretch of 234. on the other side of town, you will find the lanes are open. -- between spriggs and i-95. out are loop of the beltway, not so bad leaving college park headed towards bethesda. accident activity on the inner loop towards georgia and that has been cleared. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you. a warning if you park in a popular commuter lot. you better park in a legal spot. virginia state and prince william county police begin a crackdown at the horner road lot. some commuters are parking
illegally creating blind spots and other safety hazards for drivers. officers will hand out warnings for the next couple of weeks. tick thing and towing begins july 2nd. capital bike share is getting some positive feet feed back about its program. more than 80% of biker said they were more likely to help a business that was accessible by bike share. they say they have saved an average of nearly $900 a year on travel. that is significant. the full report on the survey is due out later today. next, the rumor mill in the tech world is all about microsoft this morning. some big announcement. we don't know what it is. but we'll check with fox business network an lauren simonetti with more about that announcement and what it could be. we'll have her look in her chris kal ball perhaps. >> as we head to break, a live look outside on this monday morning. it looks a little dreary out there. there may still be some sunshine in store for the day. we'll check in with talker --
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big announcement on tap for microsoft and facebook is paying out big time to end the court battle. lauren simonetti with fox business network is live in new york. happy monday. >> happy monday. how was the weekend? >> it was great. we had great weather here. >> let's begin with facebook if we k the company forking over i think i read $10 million to set i'll lawsuit. what's going on. on their one-month anniversary of being a public company, we are telling but a lawsuit. facebook paying $10 million to set i'll suit that claims the social giant violated its users' privacy. it did that may bimaking public their lines and using them on what is called a sponsored storey. a responsorred story would show a friend that another friend liked a certain company or bran or advertisement and that friend ebb dorisment carries more weight, up to three times
more weight. the problem was the users were never paid or told and that is why facebook forking over the money. >> facebook stock down too, right? >> yeah, 20% since the i approximate po one month ago. >> ouch. this next one caught our attention. later today, microsoft hosting an event saying we don't want to miss it. i think that is the quote from microsoft. any speculation about what this is. maybe can you look into your crystal ball there in new york. >> yes, everyone is saying it will be a tablet. but what kind of tablet is what we want to know. it could be something eastern equine encephalitis a never seen before or something that microsoft manufactures itself, something like the apple ipad or will it be like the amazon kindle fire which is more of an entertainment kind of device. microsoft inked a deal with barnes & noble earlier this year so the nook would use the windows 8 operating system. >> final 20 seconds, i wanted
to being a about junk mail. there is a new study that says people are especially frustrated when the junk mail is personal, our names are on it. >> yeah, you know, current resident is fine but dear lauren simonetti, apparently i react very negatively to. 59% of users reacted strongly neglect i have to to junk mail that directed to them personally. we are more concerned about our privacy than specialization. >> we react positively when we get to see you here on the morning show. >> you are kind. thank you. >> thank you. i mean it. >> oh. you're so sweet, will. i love being here every morning same time. >> we'll see you again tomorrow. >> as we continue on fox 5 morning news a group of nuns from the midwest is taking on republicans in congress. still ahead, more on their mission that includes a road trip to the nation's capital. the man who sparked a 1991 l.a. riot has died. reaction to the death of rodney king is coming up after the break.
welcome back. metro is rolling out a new program today aimed at minimizing congestion in the most used areas. we'll have all the details in just a few minutes when we go to the courthouse station and lauren demarco. >> and in the meantime, taking a look at that shot out there. you can see it is a little pit hazy, and we've got some rain. not going to be hanging out there. >> i like how you said that, rain. >> just the morning hours. temperatures later today, upper 70s. still in the comfortable range. wait until you see the five-day forecast. a lot of heat on wednesday. >> the heat is on. >> finally here. >> we've hay taste of it but this is the real deal. >> we haven't had anything like that. >> enough to wet the roadways. bring an umbrella here. we'll have showers around the
first half of the day although i think much of your afternoon should be a mix of clouds and a little bit of sunshine. there is your showers, district into prince george's county. you are getting some shower activity out to the west. this will be moving through during the next several hours. i think it will start to wind down by late morning, early afternoon. temperature, nice and comfortable. 63degrees. that is in the comfortable range as we switch to max 2. and you can see that across the region, temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s. patuxent naval air station, good morning, 57 for you. 61 at winchester. 63 this morning in hagerstown. forecast for today, morning showers. we'll get a little afternoon sun peeking through. upper 70s your forecast high. 77 in alexandria. so that is about eight degrees below normal. it will not be normal later this week. wait until you seat the five- day forecast. i'll have it no you in a few minutes. >> hopefully a brief stint. >> right. >> let's check in with julie
wright and get the latest on traffic. howare things going out there? >> we had the accident activity on long 234 sowfght spriggs road but before 95, traffic is able to get by in each intersection. as you work your way out of woodbridge, you will find that 59 is slowing in separate stretches. we have delays out of stay ford leaving courthouse road to quantity co. -- we have delays out of stafford leaving courthouse road to quantico. no problems to report continuing up onto 395. out are loop of the beltway slows 95 to georgia. southbound 270 coming in out of germantown, still able to do the double nickel here. southbound 207 below speed approaching and passing 109.
you will find the accident activity on the inner loop of the beltway is clearing. still good to go out of randolph and white oak areas continuing down towards the beltway. no problems to report coming across the american legion bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> a check of this morning's top stories. fairfax county police want some help fining the familiar live hit and run victim. 33-year-old mohammed jabour was walking on the sidewalk along fairfax boulevard when he was hit friday night. he is still in a coma right now. police are looking for a light colored suv with some front end damage. in the district, the search continues for one of three people who are in this suv when it flipped over on fourth street northwest saturday night. investigators believe the three had carjacked someone at gunpoint but it is not clear whether the suv was stolen. after it flipped, one of the people inside got out and took off. two were arrested.
police say they found guns when they made the arrests. rodney king, man whose videotaped beatings at the hands of police led to riots in los angeles has died. >> those who knew the 47-year- old are saddened by his unexpected death. fox's mary ann rafferty has their reactions plus more on king's legacy. >> reporter: rodney king, the man would was thrust in the spot height following a vicious beating by members of the los angeles police department has died. the 1991 beating left king with 11 skull fractures, a broken eye socket and facial nerve damage. while he survived that brutal beating, king died sunday morning of an apparent drowning. king's fiancee found him at the bottom of their swimming pool at their home. >> the fiancee is not a good swimmer. she chose to dial 911. she did make several attempts to try to pull him out of the pool but was unable to. >> reporter: police say there is no evidence that foul play, alcohol or drugs were involved. >> we have no other information or any other evidence that
would lead us to believe that this was not a drowning. >> reporter: for the years that followed the infamous police beating, king struggled with alcohol addict and arrests. in the last few months, he was seen promoting his memoir titled the riot win, from rebellion to redemption. >> it is sad. i feel bad for all of the family members. it has been a rough -- he was just getting his life really together so it's rough. >> reporter: doe spite his troubles, some neighbors describe king as a pleasant person i don't he was a happy person and he always told everybody hi and he was always doing his own ching and worried about the neighborhood and everybody else. he wasn't no selfish person. >> he used to mow my husband's front yard and they borrowed tools back and forth. they were really good friends. he was the best neighbor we ever had. >> an autopsy will be performed on king's body this morning. in new york, mary ann rafferty, fox news. fox news.
another big story we are following on this monday morning. the jerry sandusky child sex abuse trial. the defense about is to take center stage being possibly today. attorney for the former penn state assistant football coach have said that sandusky may take the stand. another potential witness, sandusky's wife, who has been kept from the courtroom. sandusky is on trial accused of molesting 10 boys over 15 years which he denies. president obama and other world leaders are in mexico for the g-0 summit. the two-day talks begin later on this morning. europe's debt and banking problems will likely dodge nate the talks. president obama is scheduled to have group and one on one meetings as well. on the campaign trail today, mitt romney begins the day in west wis.
he is coming off a swing in ohio where he stop at a burger joint yesterday with house speaker john boehner. today he will make an appearance with congressman paul ryan. ryan medicine headlines earlier this year for drafting the house rupt budget to restructure america's entitlement programs. -- the house republican budget to restructure america's enseattlement programs. nun ozzie abuse. that is the name of a two had been week bus tour to protest republican proposals. a group of catholic nuns leaves iowa headed for d.c. the nuns are speaking out against gop budget policies that he say would hurt the poor. nguyens are set to arrive in d.c. on july 2nd. and we are monitoring metro. the new rush plus program started today. >> you want to pay close attention to some changes happening during the rush shower specifically. lauren demarco is live at the
courthouse station to explain. >> reporter: good morning. the whole idea is to ease overcrowding on some of metro's most used areas. we are live at courthouse which is on the orange line and do see a lot of overcrowding here. so the orange line will get -- or riders here will be able to choose from three destinations they can still head outbound to vienna because those headed in will choose wean the new carrollton train or the largo town center train. you see on the map the orange dashed line. that is the new rush plus orange line extension. there will be an additional six trains an hour running between vienna and largo, lee in either direction. folks heading inbound from largo can choose eating earth blue or -- either the blue or orange line at this point. before a spokesperson from metro, caroline lucas, joining
us now. she is live at the king street station. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> reporter: so what are you seeing so far there this morning. you guys have folks out there in place trying to help some of of the commuters? >> that's right. and actually, what i can tell you is i just saw a yellow line train with the destination of greenbelt just pull through the station behind me not two minutes ago. new rush plus trains are out on the system and providing our customers with trance her-free commutes an easing some of the crowding on the orange and blue lines and providing our customers with many more destinations on their commute. here at king street, this will be a great thing for the greenbelt station because if you typically are a yellow line ride we are a dallas-ft. worth nation farther north than mount vernon square, you would have to get off and transfer. now, if you get on one of the greenbelt destination trains, you can go straight to your destination. there are all sorts of options we are providing for our customers as you said, the fact
that there are trains going to different destinations is very important that our customer pay attention to the destinations on the side of the train to make sure they wind up in the light rite location. >> that is what you need to look for when you are on the platform, the side of train and the front where the sign are with the end points, correct? >> exactly. so, you know, also pay attention to the display signs on the platforms. so that way you know exactly how long of a wait you have for the train that is coming and where it is heading. that way you don't wind up with any surprises. you should take advantage of your mobile device an our trip planner on online. there are many options to time your commute properly. we are eliminating some blue line trains so in order to make sure get on the right train or that you time your arrival appropriately, you should take a look at your trip planners. take a look at your mobile device and find out when the blue line trains are going to be at your station owe you can find your trip that way. if you happen to miss one of the trains you were hoping to take, the other options are
also to perhaps instead of waiting for the next blue line train, hop on a yellow line train, go across the yellow line bridge and transfer. do whatever you need to do to make your commute the most efficient and get to where you need to go as quickly as you k another thing we are doing is for any of the riders who would typically take a blue line train, if they want to get to the roslyn station and don't want to wait the extra six minutes, we have extent the 9e and 10e bus lines as well. we are trying to make sure that everyone gets to where they're going with asling confusion as possible. >> great information. the added times on the blue line, they had to most trains over. hopefully, everybody will get to where they need to go. this is during rush hour only. the 6:0:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:30:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. back to you guys. >> lauren demarco making sense
of it all for us. >> yes, thank you. still ahead, another mysterious call to the coast guard off the coast of new jersey. and an elementary school teach he were in texas in some hot water for allegedly ordering students to hit one of their classmates for being a bully. now, the boy's mother is speaking out. we'll hear from her coming up next. [ female announcer ] with xfinity,
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in texas a teacher in big trouble after allegedly ordering her kindergarten class to slap one of their peers. the mother says the teacher had the class line up and hit her son. officials claim the boy was bullying other kids appear this was the teacher's way of punishing him. his mother says she found out about the incident weeks after it happened. >> my stomach just was in knots. it was horrible. it was 24 kids in that class and he toll me some of them hit
him twice. >> the family has filed a criminal complaint with police and they want the school and the teacher to be held responsible. the u.s. coast guard has suspended a search off the coast of southern new jersey. it appears a distress call that came in sunday morning was another hoax this. comes less than a week after a fake distress call off sandy hook that. search cost rescue agencies more than $300,000. check this out. remember when we used to say sea foam man. there was a day we were covering a lot of news around the clock. does it reminds you of anybody. >> maybe our own tucker barnes perhaps. take a listen. >> were you inhaling that at that point. >> i got a little taste of it along the way. >> this is tucker covered in sea foam. hurricane irene rolling in. you probably remember that. saturday night though, tucker
and his produce anterior ped photographer won an emmy for their work there at the shore. >> we want to congratulate and thank all of or coworkers for it is emmy wins. nine in all including one for the best morning newscast. matt gaffney the exec exist producer. and the over all station excellence award. >> did pretty good there. >> we did great. >> i imagine that is an evening you are not going to forget any time soon. >> i big thanks to forecaster that were with me that night. >> you were getting all that sea foam in the mouth. >> incredible experience. if you are into weather being in a hurricane, you can't ask for more. >> sfs so wild to see that. it looks like you were in a washing machine. >> and i can remind you, it is naturally occurring. >> we kept wondering. i was actually anchoring that did i and we would go back to you every 10 minutes and tucker would find something to say.
it is still coming. >> my mouth was filled with soap. let's get to your radar. the shower activity moving in from the west. we had a little bit of rain shower activity at the last hour or so. i guess i'll stay right here at the desk. you can see out to the west, we've got more shower activity moving in shortly. bring along an umbrella. definitely some morning rain showers. i don't think it will be with us all day. here is your bigger picture. here is why we think the rain will wiped down fairly quickly. you can see out into west virginia and ohio, not much going on. we have this little upper level disturb's coming through. we are transitioning gradually over day warmer and more humid air mass. you will notice the temperatures on the rise over the next couple of days as we get into wednesday, thursday and friday. how about a heat we've around
here. temperatures right now at reagan national. 63degrees. 64 in annapolis. 54 in leonardtown and 61 in -- i can't read it. winchester. none. us can read it. mix of clouds and some sun. a few showers possible. 78 your daytime high. here comes your heat wave. get ready for 90s. how about close to 100 degrees by thursday. first dave summer, wednesday night about 7:00 at night. wouldn't you know it, summer will not disappoint this career with highs in the mid- to upper 90s. >> i knew it wouldn't. >> ushering in summer with near 100-degree weather. >> yes. >> i know. the 90s. >> hook who is back from probably near 100-degree weather, tony per kibes. >> i was in a warm environment, yes -- tony perkins. >> congratulations on the emmy. >> thank you. if i recall correctly, when david letterman did his top ten
list, wasn't one of the jokes can anybody say emmy. >> it was number two or three on the list. >> they should reshow it. >> boys and girls, ladies and gentlemen, guess what it is time for. ask the weather guys, the popular segment in morning television where tucker barnes and i put our big heads together to answer your most pressing questions, weather- related or otherwise. today's question comes from victorious in maryland. victorious wants to know what is the difference between scattered and isolated when it comes to storms in the forecast. >> we get variations on this question, what is the difference between partly cloudy, mostly cloudy. she wants to know what is the
difference between scatter and isolated. tucker? >> well, we want to thank tyler, our weather intern who has been here for a couple of weeks now. >> getting his first shout out. >> oh, second. >> he has dub one of these, will. and he will have moan mere to do. >> he has done one of these, will. >> he has a fabulous graphic that will explain the difference. >> it looks like a game board. >> i'll take expressions of uncertainty for 100. >> a 10 to 20% chance, we all this isolated. >> most people won't see t you've got a 10 to 20% chance in any given spot in the forecast area to get a shower. >> all right.
you got that. 10 to 20%, isolated. number two. if you have 30 to 50% chance, that's scattered shower or thunderstorm. so you can see the probabilities going up and now you are into the scattered range. as you continue to progress down the map here, 60 to 70% becomes likely or numerous showers and thunderstorms. >> so when these -- the title up there look very wordy but he can pensions of uncertainty. when a meteorologist says there is a chance, we are using those words for specific reasons. >> that is a meteorological term. >> yes. then the probability, # 0 to 100%. there is no expression of uncertainty used because we're pretty certain it happen. and just so there is no qualifier. it is going to rain today. >> so what was today, isolated or scattered? >> i have fillly used the word chance for a rain showers and
you can see that could cover 10 to 50%. so i'm really covering all my bases. >> that is the mark of a really good forecaster, kind of cover your bases. >> that's right. >> honestly, i think there is a god chance that most of us will see at least some rain showers today and then later this afternoon, it will quiet down. so that is why. >> what is aerial qualifiers? >> that means v when she writes what is the difference between isolate and scattered, isolated means there is a 10 to 20% chance of any given spot in the forecast area getting a shower. fates scattered storm, there is a 30 to 50% chance. so you've got -- when we say scattered showers, that means rain showers will be more numerous. you have a better chance of experiencing a shower because they will be more numerous.
but not numerous because that will be 50 to 80%,. >> did you get all that? did you take your notes? >> huh! >> i just have tony and tucker on speed dial. >> if she has a question, she calls us direct. >> it is usually like where is my skirt or my shoes? >> not going to take that. >> let's say good morning to the crew. the crew northbound 395 heading north on the beltway. ceiling starting to fall for these guys which means they got to go home soon. thank you very much for this shop. back inside, we've got delays
eastbound on 66 coming in from manassas and to the car rest area leaving 50 to 123 and again at the capital beltway. no problems to report right now for those continuing their commute on the other side of town. i'm not sure what that was but on the other side of town leaving 59 college park headed around towards georgia avenue. all of our lanes there are open. ahead, reshape your body and maybe even your destiny. washington sports club has invented a workout inspired by disney pixar's latest release, brave. we'll have the details all morning long. stay with us.
called brave. there is a lot of excitement about it, it is about the first new disney princess in a long time, the first female pixar character and boy does she have a little bit of attitude. that is what they are bringing here to the washington sports club. a brand new work out they have created called the brave changer fate work out all about strong moves we will use swords, archery technique i don't know if i will make it through the next three hours but i will try. >> i am sure you will do great melanie thank you. >> that is a wrap through our 6:00 a.m. hour now over to tony and sarah. take it away. >> thank you. all right coming up fox 5 morning news, metro riders listen up a major overhaul of service today. lauren demarco will explain how it will effect your daily commute. a bit of weight