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the fate of president obama's health care coverage is at stake. >> it has been more than two years since they signed at fordable care act into law and the debate has been on since day one. just hours from now, the justices will have the final say. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now.
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good morning to you. 6:00 straight up on a thursday morning. it is june 28th, 2012. that is a look at that pre-dawn sky. is that right, tuck officer. >> it is close. >> close to pre-dawn sky. glad you're with us this morning. i'm alsop emuir. >> i'm will thomas. i guess outside, it is quite pleasant when i was out there but it is going to change as we progressively -- >> feels great. the reason it is not predawn is the sun came up at 5:48. >> i am mart snuff to know what i'm out of my realm so i defer to an expert. >> thank you. let's talk about the weather because we have changes. today, it will be hot, not terribly humid and we are off to a noise start. but look out. this five-day forecast featuring plenty of temperatures near 100 degrees.
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so we'll be in for a very, very hot weekend. there is your radar. nice and quiet this morning. you saw the live shot. we'll have a lot of sunshine today. it should be a beautiful looking day. just on the hot side this afternoon and again, the humidity won't be terrible today but it will become terrible later tonight and during the day tomorrow. we already have an excessive heat watch for your day tomorrow. temperatures right now at reagan national, 71 degrees. look at dulles. that's nice. if you want to get out an enjoy the outdoors, get out and enjoy the next couple of hours. later this afternoon, look what happens. 95 in washington. 92 in colonial beach and 92 in hagerstown. we'll be in the 90s again. >> stay very hydrated again. >> some people love it but you got to be safe out there. let's get a check of the roads now. good morning, julie. >> be safe. you want a cooler full of water? i got t you want a cooler full of nutty buddies, i got t what
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cow need? >> i'll take the water. >> don't forget your pets, if you leave them outside, if you can, bring them n they need shade as well and plenty of water for our pets. you will find the lanes are open northbound along i-95 as you make your with a head for the occoquan. no problems to report on 395 leaving the capital beltway headed out to the 14th street bridge. southbound 270, the lanes are open. the pace is starting to slow closer to the scales south of 109. veerdz mill road at randolph road, authorities are checking for the crash. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. -- veirs mill road at randolph road. just a few hours, the supreme court justices will reveal the ruling on premier's health care reform law. sherry ly is live this morning outside the u.s. supreme court with the latest. good morning, will. good morning, allison. we are just a few hours away
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from the supreme court appear historic ruling on president obama's health care plan. now, the wait is about to come to an end. since signing that law in 2010, president obama and republicans have fought over this issue. he has staked his time and political capital on this. now, supreme court will decide whether all or ports of it are unconstitutional. the big of the i individual mandate. chief justice john roberts is expected to deliver today's ruling. whatever the decision, it will affect everyone. >> we need this little boy to continue to have health care without having to worry about hitting the limit. >> the consumer should have more say that when the government gets involved the expectation that it is somehow
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going to get better, as independent businessmen, we question that. >> reporter: now, the who you is already making contingency plans should the supreme court strike down all or parts of this law while republicans have said they will repeal anything that remains. now, the decision by the supreme court is scheduled to come down sometime after 10:00 this morning. there are a number of decisions that the court will be handing down so it is unclear where the health care reform law will fall in the order but we will be here when the decision comes down. that is the latest here from the supreme court. the ruling expected to come down at 10:00. we'll bring that to you live when it happens and we'll be streaming live on myfoxdc.com. another story we are watching very closely this morning. the house is set to vote today on whether to hold u.s. attorney general eric holder in contempt of congress. now, this all stems from the
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gun tracking operation dubbed fast and furious. holder is accused of withholding information and documents. president obama used executive privilege to block disclosure of some documents in this case. congress made some compromises. yes, compromises and reached a tentative deal on a major transportation bill that was set to expire on saturday. they will tax a fujimori vote by tomorrow. without action, the federal government won't able to pay for transportation programs or levy gas and diesel taxes. another developing story we are following for you this morning. fire crews working to save the air force academy in colorado as a devastating wildfire continues to spread. >> last night, thousands more people were forced to evacuate their homes just outside of colorado springs. president obama will be in colorado tomorrow to see the
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damage firsthand. colorado's governor says he expects the president to sign a disaster declaration. six minutes after the hour. parking in d.c., we all know it's big old pain but city leaders are looking for ideas to make it a little easier for you. we'll have more on what came out of a recent parking summit. first, food, clothing, basic needs, all lost when friday's storms ripped through parts of our area. how you can help families hit hard in prince george's county as we continue. 
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list are warning a d.c. community to be on the look outfor someone pretending to be a repair machine. the same man is believed to be behind two home invasions at senior citizen homes in northeast just the past week. the suspect was captured on surveillance video. in each case, he knocked on the door in the afternoon and said he was a maintenance worker. both victims were assaulted and robbed. three men are charged in
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what d.c. police say was a hate crime targeting a teenager. police say tuesday night, a man approached a 16-year-old boy on t street using homophobic words. the two argued and a struggle began. police say two other people then arrived. one held that teenager while another stabbed him. the victim is out of the hospital. prince george's county officials are asking for donations to help the 600 people displaced by friday's storm. bladensburg took a hard hit and in many cases damage was is he see verdict that homes are uninhabitable. today and tomorrow, the bridge county department of social services is collecting donations of nonperishable food and summer clothes for men, women and children. that is from 9:00 to 5:00 today and tomorrow at 425 bright seat road in landover. for more information including how to make a financial contribution, head over to our web site, myfoxdc.com and look under web links. come up next, we are
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checking in with tucker for your fall forecast. let's just warn you. we will be flirting with triple digit temperatures this weekend. >> sounds like you can cook the bacon and eggs right on the sidewalk. >> delicious. >> city leaders in the district looking for to ease the pain of parking. fox 5 morning news continues right after this. ter this.  >> can i get some fruit on the side with that, o. j.? 
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new this morning, four d.c. police officers now indicted in connection with the fight at a d.c. nightclub. it happened in june of last year outside the lotus nightclub on k street in northwest. the incident was caught on camera. now, one man was beaten so badly that it caused him to lose an eye. the officers charged were off duty at the time. five other people were also indicted. also new this morning from
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silver spring, fire vectors say some type of incendiary device was involved in a fire at a barbershop. the fire was put out quickly. no one was hurt. we'll hear from the shop's owner coming up at 7:00. here is tucker barnes. >> good morning. >> the other numbers we should be talking about start with a nine today, right? >> right back in the 90s for afternoon highs today. today won't be terrible because the humidity still will be in check. but look out here. the dangerous heat is back. >> we've got quite a respite from the humidity which is odd to me. >> it has been wonderful the last couple of days. >> you can't complain though. it has been nice. >> it is summer. >> this month hasn't been terrible. you remember the heat wave we had last week. that was a short one. this one will last on and on
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and on. >> it heard that i missed it. 89 yesterday's daytime high. probably the last day in the 1r0 for a while. bwi marshall, 90. average daytime high now, 87 degrees. 59 out at dulles. that is not bad. 60 in martinsburg. a little warmer to the bay. annapolis, 70 degrees and 63 in leonardtown and fredericksburg. so very comfortable. get out and tax a nice run this morning. got out in the garden because temperatures are going to be warming up. as we've been talking about the last couple of days, once the heat gets in here, it won't be in a hurry to exit later this weekend. the heat will stick around right through the early to middle of next week unfortunately. there is your satellite-radar. should be a bright and sunny day for you today. not expecting shower and/or thunderstorm activity today. we have a chance we could see a few thunderstorms tomorrow as the warm air gets entrenched.
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out to the west, it is amazing numbers. dallas was 102. goodland, kansas, 110. those were the actual air temperatures. that heat headed our way. because of that, we have an excessive heat watch that goes into effect not today but this is for tomorrow. it will feel like 110 around here tomorrow along the urban corridor so we'll be remoonedding you lots and lots of water, that kind of thing starting tomorrow afternoon. today, still a hot one. 59, mostly sunny skies. winds south and west at five to 10. later tonight, we're just not going to cool off a whole lot. overnight lows in the upper 70s. 77 here in washington. check out a hot five-day forecast. 98 tomorrow. 98 saturday. 99 sunday. you know, we could get awfully close to a hundred a couple of days. we'll get close to some records around here this weekend. i know we have a lot of outdoor activities. bring lots and lots of water. that is a look at your weather. let's do some traffic and see what julie wright is offering
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up. >> people going to work or on vacation for next week? >> it just depends. with the holiday being in the middle of the week, it just depends on what your plans are. some people, i think, will take off this weekend and enjoy the extended week off and some people may not take off until after the 4th, take off the 4th and then the rest of the week. i think we'll see a change in our traffic patterns yet again for the fourth of july. we are wazeing. good morning to everybody out there on the roads. our group checking in right now as you work your way northbound on centreville road headed up towards 66. thank you, page, for giving us a heads up. moderate traffic on centreville road continuing up to 66. once you commit, we have those delays as you continue eastbound. down to about 10 miles per hour still headed eastbound on 66 trying to work your way out of centreville and continue inbound towards fair oaks. more slow traffic to report if you are traveling the top stretch of the beltway between college park and university boulevard. our lanes there are open. no problems to report at this time. southbound 270, below speed leaving 109 and continuing out
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towards the truck scales. northbound 95, you are below speed coming north out of stafford. delays continue to slow as you make your way past quantico through woodbridge here at the prince william parkway headed across the occoquan. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you so much. parking, i don't have to tell you, it's problem drivers face in d.c. yesterday, city leaders held a parking summit to find some solutions. some people believe the cost to park could fix the problem. they said that cheap street parking fees encourage drivers to keep their cars on the street. some people suggested a day pass for out of town construction workers and to restrict out of state college students from getting parking permits. but they have to park, don't they? let's be hospitable. a howard county man is facing charges for damaging a speed camera van. it was parked at route 144 and tridelphia road in ellicott
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city. police say 50-year-old bruce may hit the van with his vehicle tuesday. then they say he useed a slingshot to pelt the van with marbles. charges include assault, destruction of property and reckless endangerment. this is the third attack on a speed camera van this month. police are investigating whether these incidents are related. >> we've heard the frustration with speed cameras but you can't break the law. you can't destroy it. >> no. coming up being we'll go live to fox business network in new york. how the u.s. supreme court's decision on health care could affect the market. tripadvisor is out with its list of the best restaurants in d.c. as chosen by traveler. here is a look at the top five.
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marcel comes in at number one and michele richard, citronel, rusika
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welcome back. time now is 6:24. this morning, we are waiting for the u.s. supreme court to issue a ruling on health care that could affect your money. we'll get into that with lawyeren simonetti live in new york at fox business network. good morning. >> hey, will, good morning. >> let's start off with stocks yesterday. they rallied for a second day. what were the triggers for that? >> we got a great report. i shouldn't say great. we got a better than expected report on the housing market. people signing contracts to buy new homes, pepping hope sales so the contract would be signed in the next four to six weeks, those rose more than expected and businesses placing more orders for big, expensive items like refrigerators. dow up 92 points. this morning, not hooking so
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good. futures are down by 80 points right now. we get jobless claims an gd preponderate numbers. we have the kickoff of the eu summitt and in case you haven't heard, the health care ruling by the supreme court. >> you bring me to my next question changing gears just a bit. the supreme court ruling expected about 10:00 this morning on health care. could that decision affect our investments and if so, how. >> you better believe it. the first thing it does is take with a a lot of uncertainty that the market dislikes. although it does bring new uncertainty to the market and probably up in of that will be partnered out until after the election. nonetheless, investors out there, you likely own a health care stock because health care is 12% of the s&p 500. that is the broad intext. it is all also a huge contributor to gdp, 18% of t in this run-up to the decision, we have aseep many companies hit all-time highs, biotech,
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pharmaceuticals, lots of popular companies like merck that hit a multi-year yesterday. we'll see what happens after 10:00 a.m. >> that is pretty much all we can say. we'll wait and see. thank you. good to see you. >> you too. we are continuing to follow developments out of the u.s. supreme court this morning with that ruling once again expected in the 10:00 hour. coming up next on fox 5 morning news, we'll go live to fox 5's sherry ly live outside the court this morning where people have been lining up since last night to witness this historic ruling. we'll be right back. 
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we continue to follow the massive whiles out in colorado. this morning, more than 30,000 people have been forced out of their homes. the waltd owe canyon fire has engulfed more than 16,000 aches are and is threatening major
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landmarks like the u.s. air force academy and the famed mountaintop of pike's peak. official is say that fire is only about 5% contained. president obama is expected in colorado tomorrow to tour the damaged areas and thank firefighters for battling these intense flames. >> just a horrible situation and the winds and extreme heat making it even more difficult to fight the fires. >> yes, still the heat. winds have lightened up a little bit. hopefully, they'll be able to get a better hand olympic it. >> you can hope so. >> around here, we'll be dealing with our own heat. temperatures yesterday held off into the upper 1r0. later today, mid-90s. look out for this weekend, our high temperatures will be getting awfully close to 100 around here friday, saturday, sunday and into early next week. right now, nice and comfortable. 71 in washington. lots of 50s and 60s on the map. most of the area in the 60s. 63degrees this morning in fredericksburg. 65 in baltimore. ocean city, 62 degrees. this will be a god weekend if you could escape down to the
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beach, do so. temperatures down there will be about 10 degrees cooler than what the rest of us will get here in the immediate washington area. there is your sentinel radar. no shower or thunderstorm activity today. we should be nice and dry. things will change a little bit in the foyer steam so we could at least pop you have a few thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon. more on that coming up. 95 your daytime high. it will be a hot afternoon. >> wouldn't it be hysterical for we all did show up at julie wright's house. >> right. >> nutty buddies. iced tea. >> you have to get two of thosele pools, julie at least. >> we'll all get at least a foot in. >> beagle bail you doesn't have a problem unless you bring a biscuit. -- beagle bailey doesn't have a problem as long as you bring a biscuit. traffic slows in germantown out towards 370. all lanes are open. i do have accident activity to
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report this time around. it involves a bus and a pedestrian. this is what is tying the west pound screech of veirs mill road at gridley road. this is traveling towards sav roccaville just after randolph road. that is where the accident occurred. police, fire and rescue units on the scene. eastbound, you will find your lanes are open. there is also the crash to report in virginia. eastbound stretch of the georgetown pike at walker road. traffic is able to squeeze by there to the right. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. right now, we are following developing news out of the nation's capital as the entire world awaits a historic supreme court decision. >> in just a few hours, the justices will reveal their ruling on president obama's health care reform law. fox 5's sherry ly is live outside the court with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, will. chief justice john roberts is expected to issue today's historic ruling on health care reform and no matter what the
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decision, this is not expected to end the debate. the legislation was signed by president obama in 2010 and has 450 some provisions. the center piece is the individual mandate which requires that all americans have health insurance or pay a penalty. justice anthony kennedy is expected to be the swing vote as he has in a number of the 5- 4 decisions in court. the white house is already making con tingencey plans should the court strike down all arrest ports of the law while republicans say they will repeal whatever remains. >> if it is deemed to stand, then we'll have to have a press and i'm that one, that will get rid of obama care. >> if the court does not strike down the entire law, the house will move to repeal what is left of it. obama care is driving up the cost of health care and making
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it harder for small businesses to hire new workers. >> reporter: if the law is struck down, can you bet that democrats and the white house will push republicans to find some sort of health care reform. and there are a number of issues in this law that both parties do agree upon, things such as requiring the coverage of preexisting conditions. so there are some things that are popular with both parties that they would like to see kept in this law. the decision expected to come down shortly after 10:00 this morning. there are a number of decisions coming down from the court today. it is unclear where the health care reform plan will fall. but we will be here when it comes down. we will be live at the supreme court throughout the morning. again, the ruling is expected to come down during our 10:00 hour this morning. we'll bring that to you live when it happens. we'll be streaming live on myfoxdc.com. foxdc.com. another story we are watching closely, the house is set to vote today on whether to
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hold u.s. attorney general eric holder in contempt of congress. this all stems from the gun tracking operation dubbed fast and furious. holder is accused of withholding information and documents. president obama used executive privilege to block disclosure of some documents in this case. congressional leaders reached a tentative deal on a major transportation bill set to expire saturday. lawmakers will have to take a final vote by tomorrow. it is believed the measure would create or save three million jobs. without action, the federal government won't be able to pay for transportation programs or lefty tax and diesel attacks. the bill is attached to a provision to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling come july 1st. some other top stories, a warning for neighbors in a d.c. community to be on the lookout for a man pretending to be a repairman. police believe the same man struck twice at senior citizen homes in northeast in the past week. once inside, the victims were
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tied up and robbed. both incidents happened early in the afternoon. three men are charged in what d.c. place say was a hate crime targeting a teenager. tuesday night a man atrieched 16-year-old boy on t street using homophobic slurs. the two argued and a struggle started. police say two other people areverend. one held the teenager while the others stabbed him. the victim is out of the hospital. it has now been two years since virginia teenager vanessa pham was found dead in her car on route 50. video surveillance shoulder leaving the fairfax plaza shopping center. she was later discovered dead in her car when it crashed in that ditch on arlington boulevard. shawn ynsy spoke with one of her friends last night. here is more of that. >> what message do you have for the public out there who may have just watched that video in what do you want people to know?
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>> if anything trigger as a memory or if they know that they were there that day two years ago, that we still really need their help and we have absolutely no leads so far and so anything that comes our way, any different type of message or anything that they know can help us out really and we're just trying to look for answers. we all know unsolved cases can be solved but the police need your help. anyone with information is urged to call crimesolvers and here is the number. the number. 1-866-411-tips. still ahead, for the first time in years, the fda has approved a new drug for wet loss. >> first, tablet talk. google rolls out some budget friendly competition for the ipad. lauren demarco has that next in this morning's smart phone zone. ♪
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oh yeah, this is what a weekend getaway should feel like.
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and does. if you're here that is. feel the fun. feel the hamptonality.
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competition in the computer tablet market just got a bit tougher. google is jumping into the game. >> fox 5's lauren demarco is on this story. let's head on over. it is relatively close today, the smart phone zone. >> we're right here. >> the internet company unveiled its latest device at its annual developer conference in san francisco. >> let me tell you a bit about nexus 7. it is super thin, light and portable and yet we've managed to pack a lot into this device. >> reporter: the seven-inch tablet will feature the new 4.1 jelly bean version of google's software air front facing camera, a 1280 by 800 resolution screen and a speedy processor. >> way aquad core cpu and a 12 core gpu. that is basically 16 cores
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which makes everything including games extremely fast and smooth. >> reporter: the device also features a voice search tool to rival apple's siri. but with a much smaller price tag than the popular ipad. >> the prime minister of japan is -- >> we are making nexus 7 available starting today starting at only $199. >> you are get a lot of bang for the buck. because it is a smaller device and probably half the price of the ipad, it is not a direct competitor with apple. >> someone alifts say google still faces stiff competition. >> this is no question, regardless, it is ann uphill battle for google and others as they compete with apple and the ipad. >> reporter: if this tester has anything to say about it, google will find some space. >> it is quite amazing product. it is very solid built. all the google apps work perfectly on that. >> the next us 7 is expected to
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hit stores sometime next month. also something cool unveiled yesterday. it is called google glass. you have heard about this before. we talked about it when they first mentioned it. they are glasses that can connect to the internet. of this a powerful prosper seesor, multiple microphones, a small speak are, a camera and a number of sensors that make the glasses aware of their location. prototypes will be told to developerring for $1500 and they really want these developers to take a look at this stuff. they want to get ideas from them. we've got some rid i don't. google gave a wild performance. programmers saw a live video team from i team of sky diver's ghasts as they descended on the building where the conference was taking place and the sky divers walked into the meeting. there was huge applause. so some exciting moments for everybody there yesterday in san francisco. they are not available to the public just yet but they are trying to sell those to developers so they can get some ideas from the tech minds about what they can do with all of
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this. >> we were just saying when is someone going to come up with the next thing as opposed to everybody trying to get into the tablet market. >> this is for the glasses. >> maybe this is it. >> can you mansion walking around with these things on your face are i've seen it in flight attendanty of movies and i think the future is here. >>-- seen it in plenty of movies and i think the future is here. >> they were riding on-ramps. >> starting at $199, your first thought is you get the box? but no computer? this is great for it is true. that is a great price point. >> it is like the kinle fire. apple, there were these room ours that apple would have when they released the new ipad, it would be the ipad 3 and we thought they would have a smaller ipad as well but that didn't happen. so they are still working on it. google kind of beat them to the punch. it will be interesting. >> don't take advice from
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tucker about tech stuff. as he said last hour, he didn't think that apple ipad thick was of going to fly. >> he said don't buy apple stock. won't do anything, right? >> i'm not sure about the google glasses either. >> how many time have we seen that. >> that means get in on it now. >> they look good on the models. i'm walking down the street. >> what's going on with the weather? >> the heat is on the way. we've been talking about the warmer temperatures, hot temperature for the end of the week. it will be back today. 90s back in the forecast. humidity won't be terrible this afternoon. but any time we are looking at high temperatures in the mid- 90s, i think we'll start to sound the bells here. 71 right now in washington. nice, comfortable start to your day. check out dulles, 59 degrees. this isn't bad. martinsburg, 60. a nice comfortable start to your day. these temperatures will jump very quickly here. we've got bright sunshine out there at the moment and we are expecting a bright and sunny
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day today. no chance for any showers or thunderstorms in today's forecast. let's put the surface map in motion. this is all about high pressure. goodland, kansas yesterday, 110 degrees. that was the actual air temperature. our heat index temperature by tomorrow afternoon will approach 110 and because of that, we already have an excessive heat watch. we'll have a couple of fronts try to get through here starting tomorrow and over the weekend. they will be very weak but it could fire up an isolated storm or two starting tomorrow afternoon. let's keep our fingers crossed. a little rain. that will provoid a little relief to the heat. we've been very dry around here for the last self week. otherwise, just kind of hot right through the weekend and early next week. hot afternoon, wind south and west here five to 10. overnight, warm and muggy. overnight low, 77 degrees. the air conditioners will be humming areawide for the next several does. want a hot forecast? we have got it here in wash. there is your five-day forecast. 59 today. 9 # tomorrow. 9 # saturday.
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near 100 on sunday. you get the idea. on and on it goes. -- 98 tomorrow. 98 saturday. this particular bout of heat will last jewell a bring -- >> i'll bring in the ice cream tomorrow. >> can i get a creamsicle. >> i'll take the orders later. you know what it's time for? >> ask the weather guys. tucker barnes and you put our big heads together to an your most pressing questions weather-related or otherwise. today's question is a simple one. it is a short one. it comes from jessie. my burning question is this. why do cats hate water? >> good one one i don't you have a dog. >> i grew up with cats. i have a dog.
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>> the cats -- they didn't line water. >> but they're inside. they're not used to being out. >> you are onto something. >> yeah gentleman but dogs are inside. >> you're onto something is right. >> sorry. >> well, but dogs are more outside than cats typically are. >> you take dogs out for the walk. they like to frolic and run around. >> that is true. >> but cats as well. >> this some outdoor cats. >> we are getting off topic. >> you don't walk the cat generally. >> why do cats hate water? >> oh! >> here it is. >> that is a great picture. >> not all cats hate water but we'll get to that in a moment. >> this guy does. >> cats are extremely, as you probably knew, look at that look. he does not look happy. he or she. >> these are great.
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>> let's just look at the pictures. >> the pictures are great. >> just continue. i'm sorry. >> they're great. i think we have one more. i think we have another one. >> oh. >> all right. cats are extremely sensitive. as you know, they take tremendous care in grooming themselves. they take very good care of themselves. up like dogs who you need to give baths now and then, you rarely have to give a cat a bath. >> he with kind of compare it to the odd couple,. >> yeah, dogs and cats. >> so water, they get themselves groomed and everything. water, as you saw in those pictures, messes all that up. they spend a lot of time cleaning up, getting the fur all perfect like they're going out on a date or something and water messes it up. >> many cats will care for each hair follicle. it is theorized that the water make them feel cold and weighed
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down. another reason that cats don't like water typically is that their owners have typically been shielding them from the elements and this has been going on since the very early period of domestication with cats. this goes back thousands of years ago. cats tenned to be brought in and pampered and everything and not really run around outside. >> okay. >> so, however, many cats are fascinated by water. you may have observed thisen you will have running water if you allow the cat to jump up on the count are, it might swipe at the watt are to see what it is like, dip its paw in water to look at it a bit. but they don't like getting immersed. >> this is one domestic breed, the turkish van cat. apparently these cats love water. >> this comes from their ancestors. they are from turkey. their ancestors would plunge into lake waters to better cope
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with the extreme summer heat in that part of turkey. >> so they don't mind the water. >> that is cool. >> : thank you very much for the question. we liked it. we loved the pictures. >> oh, the jingle cats are here. >> they do like to jam. >> if you have a question that you want answered, go to myfoxdc.com. click on the weather tab. >> hear a great. that is fantastic. >> it remeunch me of that karaoke thing we did. >> oh, yeah. >> all right. julie wright is standing by. she has a look at the traffic. it's wacky thursday. >> it seems that way. >> er loose my question. beagle bailey, will tolerate the bath. but let there be a putful water outside and he is all in it. he jumps in it. >> he is doing it on his terms
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though. >> i guess. he is the master of the house. >> dogs are crazy. remember we mentioned not too long ago that dogs, if you have a dog and you blow in its face, he doesn't like it but when he gets in the car, he will stick his head out the window. >> it is on their terms. >> contactually. the i just work so i can buy him kibble. forget the mortgage. it is all about the kibble. our wazers are doing same thing. they are out there making a tough go of it coming out of i- 95. heavy volume as you guys continue to make your way out of dale city continuing across the occoquan. of a -- i've got more slow traffic in newington. another one of our wazers checking in with the police activity northbound along route one as you approach telegraph road trying to make the exit new newington. this police officer, the vehicle has been there all week but notice, no one is in the vehicle. so again, a little tricky there for you northbound on route one. on the other side of town, you will fine the lanes are open if
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you are traveling along the capital beltway between college park and bethesda. no problems reported there. we do have accident activity going on here. if you are traveling veirs mill road west of randolph at gridley road, follow police direction to get by. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. a health alert this morning. the fta has approved a new prescription weight loss drug. it is called belviq. the drug works by blocking appetite signals making patients fell fueler with less food. this is the first time the fda has approved a weight loss drug in a decade. in a decade. a creative collaboration bringing a beloved children's book series to live on stage. >> holly morris is stepping in narnia this morning. she is live at imagination stage going behind the scenes of the lion, witch and the wardrobe.
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i learned early on if you want to make a difference you have to have the right education. university of phoenix opened the door. my name is james craig, i'm committed to making a difference and i am a phoenix. and now i build them. i'm a bigger is better kind of guy. i absolutely love building locomotives. i knew i wanted to design locomotives from when i was very young. [ jahmil ] from the outside it looks like such a simple device. when you actually get down into the bare bones of it, there's so much technology that's submerged. [ rob ] my welds are a signature, i could tell my welds apart from anybody's. to lay down that nice bead and you look at it, i love it. they don't go together by themselves. there are a lot of little parts, and everyone has their job. [ scott ] i'd love to see it out there on the open tracks. and when i see it, i'm going to know
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that i helped build that thing. [ train whistle blows ] here it comes! [ bell clanging ] [ train whistle blows ] wow! [ charlie ] it's one thing seeing them being built, but then to see them out here, pulling freight across america, it makes us proud. ♪ good morning everybodiment
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aholly morris. you are ready to be transported to some place magical as we are live at imagination stage in bethesda. the washington ballet and imagination stage have come together to put on a production like you have never seen before. the lion, the witch and the wardrobe what is so amazing about this, it is dancing, acting and puppetry all coming to be the as one. every role is cast twice. an actor and a dancer plays the roles and as you can imagine, this is a feast for the senses. we are going behind the scenes, we are going to transport you to narnia, taking a look at that magical wardrobe look at the three pup tiers that operate aslan the lion. and we will give you all the information so you can come out and see this amazing show yourself. >> it looks great. i want to find out what that snow is. >> i know, right?
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it will be 95 today, come here for snow. >> thanks holly. >> time to say good morning to our facebook fan of the day, denise jackson. she says she has been a fan to have station since she was just a kid. now she is the mother of three who watches every day starting at 6. thanks for tuning in. for your chance to be fan of the day log on to our facebook page and leave a comment. that is a wrap on the 6:00 a.m. hour now over to tony and allison. >> thank you very much. coming up fox 5 morning news, all eyes on the nations capital today. >> two big decisions one coming from the supreme court the other in the hands of lawmakers the high court will determine if the president's health care law is constitutional. >> on capital hill the house gets set for the first ever contempt vote against a sitting attorney general. overnight in maryland, a barbershop, catches fire in silver spring. poli

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