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responded by saying that's a clown question, bro. >> i know. people are still talking about it. good morning. taking a look at the washington monument right now. you can see it clearly right there in front of you. we don't have any haze or anything like that making it all nasty right now. temperature in the area, 74 degrees. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. we can't have nasty on a friday. it is friday, for goodness sakes. it is all good. time now for bring in mr. all good and mr. i'm wearing a coat now. >> i'm still hot though. i'm trying to rally. >> rally, tucker, rally. the people need you. >> i'm going to get it going here. nice looking start to your day. should be a lot of sunshine. look out for scattered thunderstorms later today and the weekend cooldown will be on the way. >> i can't wait. >> temperatures right now, you mentioned 74. as we go deep into our
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temperatures and see what the temperature is, it is 74 degrees. yeah, 74 in washington. not terrible out there. it is a little more humid than it was 24 hours ago and you will notice the humidity creeping up later today up ahead of our front. 68 in hagerstown and in winchester. very quiet conditions yesterday. a few clouds starting to work in from the north and west. i think it will be a mostly sunny start to the day. eventually, the clouds will start to move in and with it the possibility of the scattered showers and thunderstorms i mentioned. if you want to time the storms, i don't think they'll arrive before mid- to late afternoon arnd here and then linger into the evening hours. all right. here is your forecast. a little bit on the warm side today. we'll go hot. 92 in washington. 90 in manassas. >> i would say hot. once we hit 90 or above. we'll switch to hot. let's check in with julie wright and get the latest on traffic. >> right now, kind of busy for you are traveling north of
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town, working your way north along i-95 headed toward 695 in had the accident activity which involved a truck loaded with lumber. traffic northbound on i-95 must exit on to the inner loop of the beltway as you work your way up towards the west side of baltimore. northbound i-95 now closed off at 695-6789 all traffic being diverted on to the inner loop. if you are coming southbound on i-95, can you squeeze by single file to the right. southbound is open. no problems to report right now inbound along new york avenue. lanes are open leaving northeast to northwest. you will find traffic flowing at speed across the anacostia bridges. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. the big story we are following, states are taking action to try to prevent the
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west nile virus from spreading. this as the country expenses the worst outbreak ever. >> now, hundreds of west nile cases have been reported all over the u.s. including some right here in our area. fox 5's lauren demarco is live in the newsroom with the details of what you need to know about ts disease. >> reporter: good morning. we are in the midst of the nation's worst outbreak of the west nile virus since it was first detected in the u.s. in 1999. nearly 700 cases nationwide including 26 deaths so far this year. in our area, a second case of the west nile virus has now been reported in maryland actually state health official says the new case is in the d.c. metro area but did not give an exact location. first case was reported in mid- july in central maryland. dallas county, texas making headline. west nile has killed at least 10 people there and caused more than 200 others to get sicko planes took to the skies spraying insecticide and they will evaluate whether they need a second round. spraying is more common in other areas but this is the
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first time in 45 years that dallas county has launched an aerial assault on mosquitos. >> i just never seen them this bad. >> i think we need to get rid of the mosquitos and obviously causing a lot of sickness and death. i'm all for it. >> it is killing people. that's enough. you don't need to know anymore. >> reporter: some residents did express concern that spraying could harm their children, pets or other insects that are useful like lady bugs. the environmental protection agency said the chemicals do not pose a significant risk to wildlife or the environment. most people inif he can with the virus won't get sick about about one in 150 people will develop the severe form of the illness, symptoms including headache, high fever, can lead to coma, convulsions, muscle weakness and paralysis or death. you are urged to dump any standing water near your home and if you are spending time
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outdoors, wear insect repel antiened prective clothing. light long sleeves and pants, possibly a hat, particularly around dawn and tusk while mosquitos are most active. back up to you. >> thank you. other stories making headlines this morning, a judge has ordered the suspect accused in the shooting at the family research council to undergo a mental evaluation. 28-year-old floyd lee corkins and in court yesterday and is being held without bond. on wednesday, corkins allegedly opened fire on security guard leonardo johnson inside the lobby of the group's headquarters in northwest d.c. this morning, we are starting to learn more details about the security guard people around the country are calling a hero. leonardo johnson is 46 years old and has a 4-year-old daughter. the family research council says he was only a part-time security guard and served as the building's operations manager. he was shot in the arm wednesday when a gunman opened fire in the lobby of the family research council's
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headquarters. johnson is still in the hospital but is expected to make a full recovery. in a fox 5 investigation you will only see here, a 93- year-old woman falls in her home but instead of driving to the home, the ambulance drives to another station. the call was from macarthur boulevard on august 6th. an ambulance from engine company six which was dropping off a patient at sibley hospital a mile away was dispatched to the address. we are told it drove past her house and went to ambulance 29 station and insist they take her instead. >> ambulance six was dispatched and currently we are looking into why ambulance 29 was consequently dispatched to the emergency. >> too early to say if the delayed response hampered the 93-year-old woman's recovery. will the people of maryland decide on whether the state should redraw the lines that
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determine how they're represented in congress. now, the maryland court of appeals could rule as early as today on whether to put a new redistricting map on the november ballot as a referendum. the democratic controlled general assembly redrew districts after the sense us. that changed republican congressman ross could bartlett's district to include a huge number of democratic leaning voters. breaking news out of afghanistan this morning. it has happened again. american troops killed by an afghan police officer. we'll get the details on that story. >> plus, tragedy at a major league baseball park. we'll tell what you happened in the stands that got the players' attention next as we check more headlines. stay with us. release me, momigus!
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we continue to follow breaking news from afghanistan this morning where, for the second time in a week, an afghan security officer has turned his weapon on american troops. nato says a shooting today killed two u.s. service members who were training the afghan officer. it happened in a far western province. the afghan attacker was eventually shot and killed. last week, six u.s. soldiers were gunned down by afghan security forces they were helping to train. just yesterday, seven
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americans including two navy seals and a navy explosives expert along with four afghans were killed when their black hawk helicopter crashed in southern afghanistan. it happened during a fire fight with insurgents and was one of the deadliest air disasters of the war. the taliban is claiming it shot down the chopper but nato is not confirming that and is still investigating the crash. a tragic death at a major league baseball game. a fan suffered a heart attack during the seventh inning of last night's game. chicago third baseman noticed man receiving cpr in the stands. the game was delayed as players from both teams came out on to the field turning their attention to the fan. after the game, toronto police confirmed the victim died. to politics now, mitt romney's running mate paul ryan will make campaign stops in virginia today. ryan will attend a rally this morning at deep run high school just north of richmond. and then later in the day, he
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will stop at west springfield high school in springfield, virginia. the doors in springfield will open at 1:15. ripe is expected to speak about 3:00. mitt romney mentioned tax returns on the campaign trail yesterday after calls for him to release more of his records. republican candidate tried to settle the question by stating he has paid no less than 13% of his income in taxes but he is not releasing more returns. meanwhile, his wife, ann romney, is talking about her multiple sclerosis. the wife of the gop candidate said she had a, quote, little bitty flare-up during the spring. a fox 5 follow-up to d.c.'s top delinquent taxpayer. how much did he owe? hounds, thousands? how about millions. >> but now there is a settlement. we'll have details of this straight ahead. >> good morning. we have nice conditions to start your friday. could be some thunderstorms later today. i'll have all the details on the weather. julie wright will have a look a
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weather too. we'll do it right after the break. [ male announcer ] do you support work for welfare? barack obama has a long history of opposing work for welfare. "i was not a wild, huge supporter of the federal plan that was signed in 1996." [ male announcer ] on july 12th obama quietly ended work requirements for welfare. you wouldn't have to work and wouldn't have to train for a job. mitt romney strongly believes work must be part of welfare. the romney plan for a stronger middle class: it'll put work back in welfare. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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it'll put work back in welfare. but somewhere along the way, something went horribly wrong. george allen voted for trillions in debt while voting to raise his pay four times, then voted to keep special tax breaks for oil and gas companies and took over a half-million from them. worse, allen went to work for them.
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welcome back to fox 5 morning news. live look outside right now at the wilson bridge as we get things stirring. i see a lot of cars. usually we don't see this many cars. >> maybe they're getting a head start on friday so they can get
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off earlier. >> should be nice for folks this weekend. >> well, it will be cool at the beaches. it will be cloudy down there. it looks like we'll get a coastal storm that will try to get going and it will keep the clouds pretty consistent down at the beaches. >> okay. >> i'm trying to be diplomatic. it won't be perfect at the beaches but there is never a bad weekend to go to the beach. >> on a scale of one to 10, five at the beaches. around here, eight. >> so stay here. >> i'm not saying that. >> just kidding kidding ing k -- just kidding, tucker. thank you, wisdom. 67 in gaithersburg. even south, leonardtown, 70 degrees. should be in the low 90s later today.
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it will be hot and kind of steamy up ahead of our front. should be plenty of sunshine and then we'll start to see the clouds move in by late morning, early afternoon. it will be a mostly cloudy afternoon with a possibility that we could fire up some scattered showers and thunderstorms. i know this front doesn't look terribly impressive at the moment but some indication as it gets into a more humid atmosphere around here later this afternoon. we'll see more widespread scattered showers and thunderstorms. behind this fronted, it will be beautiful. that will start to move into our immediate washington area as we get into the overnight hours and early tomorrow. what we're concerned with is the front will hang up a little bit to the south and east and keep the cloud cover and the possibility of showers lingering a little longer down at the beaches. you will see that here with your futurecast. we start to cloud up by 5:00 p.m. we've got a line of showers and thunderstorms just off to the north and west trying to move on through. we'll see what happens with that line. there we are at 3:00 a.m. watch what happens towards day break and by tomorrow affect. we've got sunshine here in washington. southern maryland, you are generally fine.
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but as we get across the lower eastern shore, the clouds will hold tough and could be a little bit of shower activity down across the lower eastern shore for the weekend there down at the beaches. for us, early sun, affect clouds, scattered afternoon thunderstorms moving in. 92 your daytime high. winds south and west at about five to 10. scattered showers and storms tonight. 709 overnight low. here is your weekend forecast and generally a good one. check out how much cooler it will be. highs only in the low 1r0 saturday and sunday. i threw a shower into zipped because we're just not sure exactly how close that front is going to be sunday afternoon. -- highs only in the low 80s saturday and sunday. monday, tuesday, back into the 80s. look at that, no 90s here on the five-day forecast. nice and cool into early next week. that is weather. let's do some traffic. i know somebody would would love to go to the beach, rain or shine. >> absolutely. no such thing as a bad day at
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the beach. on the roads, accident activity northbound i-95 as you approach 695. the problem occurred shortly before midnight involving a truck that was overturned. again, northbound i-95 remains closed off here at 695. all traffic being diverted on to the inner loop of the beltway which would take you guys up the west side and up security boulevard. northbound traffic diverted off ton to the inner loop. southbound 95, your lanes are open. you can squeeze by single file to the right. better bet is to avoid this area. hop over onto 895. use the harbor opportunity el as your workaround headed into baltimore. southbound 270, starting to see the increase in volume as you work your way southbound. leaving 109. no problems to report. 355 in good shape headed south of i-706789 no problems reported in through germantown and damascus. all lanes are open. it looks good as you travel northbound up towards newington headed back out towards the capital beltway.
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that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. now to a story you saw first on fox 5. a settlement with a man who was once d.c.'s top delinquent taxpayer. >> district officials seized his northwest home after he failed to pay back taxes and penalties of more than $17 million. now, fox 5 has learn the city has collected a large sum of money and settled the case. >> matt ackland reports. >> reporter: after hearing about the settlement, our first stop was at barry morewitz' home. may i ask you about the settlement you reached with the district. he didn't want to talk to us about the deal he made to get him off the top of the delinquent taxpayer list. d.c.'s office of tax and revenue said he racked up a
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huge multimillion dollars bill from unpaid taxs from 2002 to 2009. the chairman of d.c.'s finance committee, jack evans, applauded the city's efforts to collect this money. >> they are taking a hard line. >> reporter: even councilmember evans was unable to find out how much he he paid the city but was assured that the deal was a good one. >> he cannot tell me the amount because it is a confidentiality agreement that was signed with the individual. but he said if i were to know the amount, i would be very pleased that the district drove a hard bargain and got a substantial amount of the $17 million. >> reporter: the lien was lifted and his name was removed from the list. the office says it is now focused on others who have yet to pay up. >> reporter: when this comes to the money the district was able to take in during the settlement agreement, it will be placed in the general fund and will be used throughout the
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district. matt ackland, fox 5 news. a boy who can see and talk to the dead. that is the story behind the new animated comedy, paranormal. cog up next, cody schmidt mcphee sat down with movie reviewer kevin mccarthy. stay with us. [ male announcer ] you paid in to medicare for years. every paycheck. now, when you need it obama has cut $716 billion dollars from medicare. why? to pay for obamacare. so now the money you paid for your guaranteed healthcare is going to a massive new government program that's not for you. the romney-ryan plan protects medicare benefits for today's seniors and strengthens the plan for the next generation. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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kodi smit-mcphee is best known for his dramas. there is a little bit of
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spockyness in his latest movie, paranorman. >> he plays the title character, a boy who can see and talk to the dead. that is how it comes in handy as norman tries to navigate the far scarier world of elementary school, bullies and a dysfunctional family. smit-mcphee recently talked with movie reviewer kevin mccarthy. >> if you could drop norman into any film and have him save the day, why? >> that is the best question of the whole thing. i want to see him in the road not just because it is my film but i want to see how he would react to that world and how he would kind of act in that world, how he would survive. >> stop motion animation is absolutely amazing. i think what they are do, you actually record your voice before they do all that. do you -- do you, when you see the finished product, are you able to still connect with the character that way. >> i think it is amazing how
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they can work. usually with animation, people do the work, it comes to you and you've got to match it with what they've made. i think with that, there is not passion, not realism because you are working off this flat object. with this, you first put the passion into it. you put all the work into it and then you send it over to the artists and they put their passion and art into it. so everything that is this the movie is just passion and love and the visual stuff, the music. everything. that is why it gives you chills. >> i feel like everybody in this film prejudges you before getting to understand who you are. as an actor, do you remember walking into maybe your first couple of auditions, did you ever feel prejudged by the people you were speaking with before they got to see your true talents. >> i didn't think of it as a talent. it was how me and my dad worked. i was jumped a lot in school even because people thought, he is he is the actor kid. he thinks he is better. they didn't realize over time
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that i was just like them. i just like to skateboard and acting is just what i love to do just like whatever they love to do, graffiti or whatever they love to do. so this is just my passion. i'm even acting very formal right now but after this, i'm going to skateboard and chill. >> if you could stop motion animate one of your previous films, what would it be and why? >> these are good questions. i would love to see let me in. it is just so like kind of vulgar and it would be awesome to see a bloody stop motion film. >> all right. as usual, kevin is going to join us live coming up in the 6:00 hour. and coming up, bombarded bay bimassive waves and left stranded at sea. ahead, details of a shipwreck rescue and gigantic waves crashed into a city. next, we are checking all of our top stories plus we have
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he got weather and traffic.
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welcome back to fox 5 morning news. 5:30, friday, august 17th, live look outside right now at the u.s. capitol dome. >> what a beautiful day so far as we start. it is nice and comfortable right now. but that may change. >> a little hot and steamy later today. we'll be in the low 90s for afternoon highs. but hang in there. by the weekend both saturday and sunday, low 80s.
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>> excellent. >> i know, do a little dance. and it will be the weekend. >> is that the weekend dance or the good weather dance. >> that is the i'm slowly going crazy dance. >> you didn't want to rap yesterday and now you're dancing. >> 68 at dulles. we're doing fine this morning. should be a lot of sunshine when it gets up and going in about 45 minutes. satellite-radar, nice and quiet. clear skies, sunshine, to start your day. we will have a tendency to cloud up. i know the cold front doesn't look particularly impressive at the moment but the showers will become somewhat enhanced as they get closer to the area later today. scattered showers and thunderstorms and the cooler and drier air will start to filter in overnight. we'll is the up for a decent wind. not going to be perfectly sunny
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but it will be noticeably cooler. a scattered thunderstorm starting to move in about 4:00 p.m. >> let's check in with julie wright on the traffic. >> the big story right now will be northbound i-59 for those headed up towards baltimore. back in the 11:00 hour last night, there was a truck loaded with lumber. it flipped over. there was a car fire involved in this crash as well. big mess to clean up northbound along i-95678 the activist occurred near 395. but what you will is that northbound i-95 is shut down at 695. all traffic being -- all traffic northbound being diverted to the inner loop. if you are traveling the other side of town, you we'll find northbound i-95 good to go in the express lane and main lines. no problems reported here leaving the occoquan. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. on-timetraffic.
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topping the news now at 5:32. breaking news from afghanistan. two u.s. troops have been gunned down by an afghan police officer. nato says the shooting happened today in a western province as the americans were helping train the officer and other afghan security forces. this is the second such attack in a week. last friday, six u.s. soldiers were shot and kill by two . in southern afghanistan yesterday, seven u.s. service members were killed in a helicopter crash. among them were three special forces personnel. a taliban spokesman says insurgents shot down the black hawk in kandahar province. the kandahar government says it went down in an area where insurgents move freely and regularly launch attacks. american soldiers are now dying at a rate of about one per day so far this year despite the drawdown of troops. >> a maryland man charged in a vicious crime in harford county
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will not be heading to trial any time soon. prosecutors reviewed a mental evaluation of alexander kinyua and agree that's incompetent to stand trial. he told police he murdered his roommate and ate some of his body parts in may. kinyua is undergoing treatment at a state mental hospital. the chuting at the family research council's headquarters in northwest d.c. continues making headlines. the suspect, floyd lee corkins is being held without bond and must undergo a mental evaluation. he and in court for the first time yesterday. he is facing assault and firearms charges. on wednesday, corkins allegedly opened fire on the security guard in the lobby of the christian conservative group's offices. the security guard that was hurt in yesterday's shooting is resting comfortably in the hospital right now. leonardo johnson was shot minister arm and is expected to make a full recovery. people across the country are calling johnson a hero. his mother and grandmother say they are very proud of him for
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standing in harm's way and preventing what could have been another mass shooting. the family research council says johnson is only a part- time security guard and serve as the building's operations manager. he was not armed at the time of the shooting. a d.c. fire and ems investigation only on fox 5. it is to see if an ambulance crewing snored an emergency call. d.c. fire officials are trying to figure out why it took longer than expected to get a 93-year-old woman with a head injury to the hospital. -- to see if an ambulance crew ignored an emergency call. one bhans may have driven right past and went to see if another ambulance could handle that call instead. the woman is recovering now after a hospital stay. -- one ambulance may have driven right past and went to
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see if another ambulance could handle that call instead. t cal our big story, the west nile virus that is rapidly spreading across the country. nearly 700 cases have been reported across can'tery including a few here in our area. fox 5's lauren demarco is live in the newsroom with what states are now doing to try to stop the outbreak. >> reporter: good morning. i want to start talking about here in our area. a second castes west nile virus has now been reported in maryland. a set health -- a second case of west nile virus has now been reported in maryland. west nile virus was also detected in a pool of mosquitos collected in montgomery county. other parts of the country are seeing a huge uptick this year including dallas county, texas where west nile has killed at
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least 10 people and caused more than 200 others to get sick. planes to go to the skies last night. they are spraying insecticide and spraying is more common place in other areas but this is the first time in 45 years that dallas county has launched an aerial assault on mosquitoes. the mayor of dallas said he refused to have any more deaths on his conscience because he did not take action. >> this is a safe process but we think it is to take every precaution that you feel is necessary. we want everybody to keep their windows and doors secured. meese keep all pets inside and cover fish ponds if you have them. most importantly, if your skin or clothing is exposed to the have aing, meese be sure to wash them. science has said this should not impact but but let's take every precaution. >> reporter: doctors say most people infect with the virus wouldn't get sick but about one in 150 people will develop the
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severe form of the illness, headache, high fever, can lead to coma, con vuptions, muscle weakness or paralysis. how bad have we are seen it here in our area? the number of cases has varied in maryland over the past few years. in 2003, we saw a peak. 73 human cases were reported. last years ago 19 were reported. one of the best ways to protect your family is to get rid of the standing water around your home. experts say mosquitoes require a surprisingly small amount. you want to check pet dishes, clean the gutters and fix dripping faucets. you want to wear protecty clothing, particularly around done and dusk, when mosquitos are most active. bombarded by massive waves and left stranded at sea. coming up next, details of a
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shipwrecked rescue as gigantic waves crashed into a city. >> we're checking more headlines next. 
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making headline in chile this morning, dozens of crew members were saved from a ship being flashed by gigantic waves. the huge waves that battered the ship were so powerful that the waves came over the city's seawall and spilled on to the
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streets. emergency crews rescued 24 crew members from the shipwreck. all but two were airlifted to the hospital. firefighters working around the clock to contain wildfires in washington state have made some progress. some residents are allowed to return home after fires forced them to evacuate. firefighters say they also have stopped a fire 57 miles east of seattle from destroying more buildings. so far, the blaze near the town of cle elum has burned at least 70 homes and more than 200 buildings. here is a question for you. do you always tell the truth? we know that being honest is right thing to do but it can also keep you healthy. >> we'll explain that one straight ahead. plus, we are checking your weekend forecast and friday morning traffic. stay with us. [ harry umlaut ] that's one creamy y muller.
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>> i love you. you should love me in the eyes. this' just gone. >> we're sharing another scene from ben and kate, a new comedy that will be part of fox's tuesday night line-up this fall. >> you have a chance to see this show and others in an exclusive advance screening in los angeles you can enter for a
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broadway thing. i understand he is a pretty funny guy. >> really? >> that's what i've heard. >> doing some movies. >> yeah. >> all right. let me get to the forecast real quick. nice start to your day. nice and dry for the morning commute. later this afternoon, perhaps some scattered thunderstorms moving in. and one or two of those could be on the strong side with heavy rain. we've got to look out for that. currently, 74 in washington. not bad at all. 64 this morning in gaithersburg. 62 in martinsburg. highs today are going to be on the sultry side. upper 80s and low 90s. we are expecting highs maybe 90, 92 around here up ahead of the front. winds will shift. you will notice the humidity increasing today but not a bad start to the day. you will see a lot of sunshine shortly as the sun gets up as we have currently have clear skies. our weather maker for today, this cold front and this will start to drive into the area later this afternoon and during the evening hours. then it will increase the cloud cover around here and we've got
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the possibility of some showers and thunderstorms. i know it doesn't look terribly impressive right now but the air around here will become juiced up later today so when it arrives, we've got a better chance of showers and thunderstorms. behind the front by tomorrow, particularly tomorrow afternoon, cooler and drier air will get a chance to filter in here. as we've been talking about the last couple of days, temperatures around here both saturday and sunday are going to be in the low 80s. let's do the beach forecast. we are talking about it earlier. not going to be perfect at the beaches. that front is going to have a tendency to hang up here this weekend with more cloud cover. could be some showers around both saturday, perhaps even sunday. high temperatures about 80. not going to be a washout. not going to be a perfect weekend either as you work your way up the coast here. rehoboth, cape may. let me mention the water temperatures. still 75 degrees and can you ever go wrong when you are going to the beach in the summertime. 9 # today. a.m. sun, some p.m. clouds moving n and look out for the scattered afternoon thunderstorms back with the cold front as mentioned. that is our hottest temperature
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here for the next week or so. 70 tonight. scattered showers and storms. mostly cloudy overnight and gradual clearing tomorrow. we may wake up with a shower tomorrow and high temperature in the low to mid-80s both saturday and sunday. i put a shower into sunday because there are some indication as of a storm trying to develop off the coast. i think shpped should be dry. monday, tuesday -- i think sunday should be dry. hould be let's see what traffic is doing with julie wright. >> we have sky fox up and above this crash northbound i-95 as you work your way up towards 695 here in baltimore f you are traveling northbound on i-9 5, the wreck occurred at 395 earlier this morning. what we're looking at here is traffic being diverted off the northbound i-95 and on to the inner loop of the baltimore beltway. so all of this traffic coming northbound out of columbia and jessup and making your way up towards 695, you are going to be diverted on to the inner
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loop. that will take you in the direction of caton avenue and continue up towards owens mill. if you are coming northbound on 95, can you go know further than 695. coming southbound, some traffic is getting by to the right. you can bail off and pick up 895 to use that as the workaround to the harbor tunnel. keep in mind, that resurfacing project is there so that will narrow it down. all traffic being diverted onto the inner lost beltway. that is what that overhead sign reads. -- the inner loop of the beltway. beltway. we'll show you what else is happening. lanes are open as you travel out of frederick. outer loop of the beltway looks good here at new hampshire avenue. new hampshire avenue south of the beltway at oak view, checking for accident activity there. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. >> thank you. they say the truth will set
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