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>> breaking overnight in northern virginia several homes in flames leaving a dozen people and their pets homeless. we're live on the scene in manassas. >> live look outside on this thursday morning. it is june 8th. weather and traffic coming up for you on the 5s. beautiful start to the day, my goodness. weather and traffic at 6:05. good morning. i'm allison seymour. >> and i'm steve chenevey. we talk about how bright it is out there this morning. >> i know, right. >> capitol dome illuminated in sunlight at 6:00 a.m. first up at 6:00 almost one month to the day president trump fired james comey the former director will go before congress to give his first spoken account of the matter. >> written testimony has been released to provide a glimpse into what he'll tell congress k allies and critics already picking it apart. fox5's melanie alnwick is live on the hill with the latest now. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good mgoodmorning, guys. this written testimony providing quite the preview. it certainly is let's say an interesting read. some people say some of the
evidence of obstruction of justice while others say a few statements are supportive of the president. president trump demanded and expected loyalty and attempted to persuade the now former fbi director to back off of an investigation of his national security adviser michael flynn's alleged ties to russia. that from the seven pages of written testimony james comey submitted to the senate intelligence committee prior to today's hearing. for critics it's proof the president tried to interfere with a criminal investigation but for supporters, it shows a president who may have that walked up to the line but didn't cross it. >> i wish him luck. thank you, everybody. >> reporter: president trump is said to feel vindicated by comey's written testimony according to his personal attorney "the president is pleased that mr. comey has finally public confirmed his private reports that the president was not under investigation in any russia probe"
counsel mueller there is no obstruction of justice case to be made because if he felt like he had a case he wouldn't let comey his chief and only witness go out in public and get beat up. >> reporter: and i'm sure we can expect a packed overflow crowd hearing room when all of this gets under way at 10 o'clock this morning. president trump by the way scheduling a little bit of counter programming with a.m.a public appearance midday for a group of religious conservatives. a lot of people also going to be watching twitter around that time because as president trump has been known to do, it is possible he might be live tweeting his reaction. live on capitol hill, i'm melanie alnwick, fox5 local news. >> stay with fox5 for complete coverage on capitol hill. we'll broadcast the whole thing live starting at 10 o'clock this morning. you can watch it live on our fox5 d.c. facebook page youtube channel, the fox5 news app
>> ♪ >> developing overnight in northern virginia fire damages several townhomes in a manassas neighborhood. >> fox5's annie yu live on the scene with more this morning. good morning, annie. >> reporter: hey, steve and allison. this became a rescue after a firefighter became trapped inside while fighting the fire. a second firefighter had to rescue him. both are at a hospital right now receiving treatment for burns. but we're told they are expected to be okay. that is the good news. as mentioned about 12 people have been displaced by this intense fire this early morning and it is remarkable that all 12 were able to self evacuate, no major injuries here so that is the good news but if you look behind me, there is extensive today. we're talking about a total of six homes that were damaged, four of them a total loss. still a very active scene out here some six hours later. they got that 911 call around on
most were sleeping but all were able to self evacuate. 70 firefighters to help out. this is the 10,900 block of pope street right in manassas. six homes damaged, four of them total losses. we were able to get our hands on home surveillance video that i want to show you from a next door neighbor and you can just see how seriously intense this fire was, just flames shooting out of the back of this home. so, what they're doing is after they got the bulk of the fire out, they're working on hot spots and flareups now. they're going to be out here for the next four to six hours working on that. once all t that's done investigators will check out the structural integrity of the homes. a lot of homeowners we talked to are anxious to get inside and retrieve everything they can. we're told firefighters are doing the best they can right now to salvage what they can for these homeowners. a lot of them standing around and waiting. we have several pets displaced. we have doz
multiple pets displaced but overall most people in good spirits but again, no injuries, that's the biggest headline other than the two firefighters and we're told they're expected to be okay. back to you in the studio. >> annie thank you very much. 6:05. this morning still no arrest made in the murder of two high school seniors in montgomery county. both killed the day before they were supposed to graduate from northwest high in germantown. te teens were reportedly selling extra tickets to their graduation ceremony when they were shot. sources tell fox5 one victim was found with less than $50 cash in his hands. >> ♪ >> 6:05. hey, tucker, good morning. >> good morning. until slittle snug this morning. >> that's the dry cleaners. >> do you think that's what it is. >> i know that's what it is. >> it's cool out there. we got 40's across parts of the area and even here in the city, 56 at reagan national. that's pretty
for this late in june. dulles 52 and up in baltimore 49 degrees. again, lots of 40's early. maybe even want to consider a jacket here to start your day. all right. we are waking up to generally clear skies. you know what, it's going to be a nice day, kind of a partly sunny day, temperatures expected to be in the mid 70's. locally we should be dry. we'll still be dealing with that easterly wind so it will be a little bit reminiscent of yesterday in that it's a cool day and we definitely have clouds around but it won't be a bad day. all the rain down in the carolinas that storm system will stay to our south and east. we won't get that. we will get another very pleasant day and we're still looking at this big old heat wave on the doorstep. can you hear it? it's knocking. >> it's going to kick the door down t i'll have the seven day. enjoy today. 76. >> thank you tuck. >> hi, erin como. good morning. >> good morning. it's friday eve. >> yes, it is. >> isn't that exciting. >> little friday. >> makes my heart happy. skyfox is over the top of the beltway outer loop 95 to georgia avenue.
build right now. just about a 10 minute slow down. no crashes. but we'll let you know if that changes. inner loop still looking pretty pleasant from the 270 spur over to baltimore-washington parkway. but again, slowdowns popping up on that outer loop side. this is 95 northbound at garrisonville road as you come from fredericksburg. keep in mind you'll hit a slowdown much we have a disabled vehicle north of this point taking out the right lane. slows by courthouse road in stafford. and then again through dale city about a five minute delay. let's take a look at our maps. we have a crash inbound 50 at 295. also keep in mind 295 from 50 down past pennsylvania avenue about a seven minute slowdown right now with some heavier volume. other than that that things outside the beltway on 50 looking good from the bay bridge through annapolis this morning. no issues. in southern maryland things waking up a bit. five at 301 split from brandywine you jam up a little bit through clinton with volume and 210 northbound heading towards oxon hill on the beltway looking a little bit more jammed up because of that typical morning rush. good n
beltway inner loop still quiet from branch avenue to across the wilson bridge. i'll let you know if that changes. that little yellow blip that's what we saw from skyfox that slowdown picking up. 95 route one and bw parkway still quiet. 270 on the southbound side volume is picking up, light volume as you make your way to the beltway. really from 70 down through clarksburg. it's only about a 10 minute delay. no major issues just yet. metro is on time except for safetrack. that's slowing down the orange line but express shuttle service is available allison and steve. >> polls are opened across britain this morning following a campaign dominated by recent terror attacks. >> plus, game three of the nba finals. now this one actually was a nail-biter but was the result the same? that's a clue. one of the cavs players blaming hackers for a postgame tweet. we'll fill you in coming up next. >> ♪ ♪♪
the moments that connect us don't happen overnight. they happen one morning at a time, and one cup at a time. folgers, the best part of wakin' up. >> ♪ >> we are back now with breaking news. north korea making another provocative move overnight reportedly firing several land to ship missiles off the northeast coast. this comes after the united nations security council passed fresh sanctions on north korea less than a week ago. these latest missiles each flew about 150,000 miles landing in waters between korea and japan the same area where u.s. aircraft carriers have recently been
exercises with south korea. >> new this morning a prison riot in northern mexico left seven people dead, three police officers and four inmates were killed after an hour long gun battle. the prison has been dominated by a violent drug cartel considered to be one of the worst in mexico. >> polling stations across britain opened this morning in an election to choose a new government. all 650 seats in the house of commons up for grabs. prime minister theresa may called for this early election in hopes of increasing the slim majority her conservative party holds right now. investors also keeping a close eye on the votes to see who will lead britain in brexit negotiations. >> greg gianforte accused of body slamming a reporter has issued a formal apology letter to that journalist. he pledged to donate $50,000 to a committee to protect journalists. the incident happened last month on the eve of the election. jean for the still has to appear in court later this month to face a misdemeanor assault charge in the case. >> jury in the bill cosby
hear from cosby himself even if he doesn't take the stand. prosecutors are expected to show jurors an earlier deposition in which cosby said he routinely gave women pills and alcohol before sexual encounters. and gave at least one of them quaaludes which is now a banned sedative. yesterday jurors heard from the woman at the center of this trial, andrea constand for the second straight day. >> the government contractor accused of leaking a secret nsa report to the media is due in court today for a bond hearing. her name system reality winner. and she remains in federal custody after she was arrested in georgia on saturday. the department of justice has charged the 25-year-old with sending highly classified material from a government facility to the online news site the intercept. >> overnight, this rapper slammed to the ground while performing in san diego last night. and you could see a man just rush the stage and punch him. knocking him down. securityui
people at the concert says it appeared he was knocked out for about a minute. scary video there. >> invictus athletes got a royal visit down under. prince harry met with the team in sydney australia yesterday during his trip. he met with the athletes at the sydney international aquatic center where of the 2018 invictus games will be held. the prince created the sporting competition for injured and sick service men and women after his two tours to afghanistan. still ahead, the path to 5g in virginia. what the commonwealth's governor is doing today to speed up the process. >> let's head outside as we head to break on this thursday morning. beautiful start to the day. it's not going to be the warmest day but looks like a beautiful day here in the washington area. 6:12 right now. just 55 degrees. weather and traffic coming if you next. >> ♪ >>
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>> ♪ >> all right. i guess i'm going to the talking here. very smoothly. live shot of the washington monument. you can see the sun basking in the area in all its glory here early this morning. off to a cool start. cool enough you might want to consider a jacket if you're north and west. got some 40's out there. quick look at the bus stop forecast. i know we're wrapping school up. we're going to have to retire the bus stop forecast pretty soon for the year because everybody will be out in the next couple days. upper 40's, 50's to start school. after school temperatures in the mid 70's. little cool for this time of the year. we'll go with mild. but it should be a beautiful afternoon f-partly sunny and dry here locally. here are your cool numbers. 56 now in washington. 50 in leonardtown. and then look at your 40's to the west and to the north. north and east up in baltimore, 49 degrees but 48 now in frederick. 46 out in winchester. this is extraordinary. 46 in winchester. 48 in martinsburg. these temperatures very cool for this time of year. generally
we get up and out the door this morning. got a new clouds off to our south and east and a storm system that will be developing along the carolina coast here. this will be pushing out to sea. we'll have clouds around today and we're still under the influence of that area of high pressure that was off to our north giving us that easterly wind yesterday. so, temperatures will be as mentioned a few degrees below normal, mid 70's, kind of a partly sunny day but i think we'll get more sunshine than yesterday and still low humidity. dewpoints right now are in the 40's and very comfortable air so nice and dry out there with that area of high pressure. all right, area of low pressure scoots out to sea and we'll keep temperatures in the 70's. back near the 80, low 80's tomorrow and then we're really going to start to build the heat around here for the weekend. get ready. i mean, it's going to be a beautiful looking weekend but it will be a hot weekend. about 90 on saturday and then here come the mid 90's. heat index 100 plus sunday, monday, tuesday, wednesday, particularly monday, tuesday and perhaps into wednesday as we
well. so erin it's like weather and traffic, heat and humidity. >> good comparison. >> yeah. >> you know what, i'm in the best mood today. >> do share. >> i don't know, just i woke up happy its summertime. >> really. >> it's national best friends day so you and steve should celebrate. >> did you hear that, steve. >> let's celebrate. >> i'll let them celebrate while i report traffic. outer loop 95 to georgia avenue a 10 minute delay with stop-and-go traffic from congestion. inner loop looks pretty nice from 270 over and we'll move things over to a look 95 in virginia out by garrisonville road. northbound side brake lights there just north of that point there's a disabled vehicle. it's moved over to the shoulder so we have a little bit of a slow roll coming up from fredericksburg into stafford. just be prepared for that normal morning congestion. then again you hit that slow zone through dale city. we're also seeing a slowdown on 295 southbound from visit to the 11th street bridge. inbound 50 crash blocks the shoulder at 295. we're backed and through cheverly toward 295. typical congestion and then that crash scene as well.
we're looking pretty good. usual volume toward clinton on the northbound side at the 301 split from that brandywine on up. other than that we're looking pretty good on the beltway. not seeing any problems on the -- look at that red zone now. you saw skyfox it had just gotten heavy in terms of volutivolume since my last repo. in kensington we're problem free. silver spring, bethesda potomac looking good on our secondaries. just volume that is light coming from 70 down through urbana this morning. about a 10 minute delay. 66 eastbound jams up past sudley road. also if you're taking the rails metro is on time except for safetrack. but express shuttle service is available for that orange line slowdown. back to you allison and steve. >> if you're sick of the traffic nightmare in northeast d.c. caused by a new chick-fil-a there will be a community meeting to and night. it's being held at miner elementary school at 7:00 p.m. ddot plans to address residents on wha
do to fix the traffic issue since that new chick-fil-a opened there had been gridlock surround the 1400 block of maryland avenue in northeast. it's so congested there that a police officer is directing traffic entering and exiting the drive through. >> put out a press release saying we're trying to make this better. happening today in northern virginia governor terry mcauliffe will be in herndon signing a ceremonial bill that would pave the way for wireless carriers to bring 5g internet speeds to virginia that is supposedly up to 100 times faster than speeds currently available, new innovation for cities and businesses. officials say it would bring millions of dollars into the state and create new jobs. bright and early opening for some bars in d.c. today. now, it's a little bit like tailgating for politics. >> right. >> looking to cash in ahead of the comey testimony on the hill. what they're offering to get you in the door. >> only in d.c., right? >> pretty sure. >> only in d.c. plus, it's not looking good for the cavaliers and why jr smith hasom
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>> ♪ >> investors sure to keep a close eye on capitol hill today. joining us from the fox business network studio on friday jr. lauren simonetti. >> reporter: little friday. >> little friday. how are you? how are the markets? >> reporter: i'm -- i'm excited. the markets are cautious. why are they cautious? well, you got the comey testimony. pop the popcorn for that or i should say get out the booze, head to the bar, we'll explain in a second. you have the uk election, polls are opened in britain as i speak and you have monetary policy decision from the ecb and the fed next week so investors are saying, well, what do we do? we had an up day finally yesterday, first up day in three days and the futures are higher this morning. not by a lot but up arrows noneth
>> okay. let's talk about -- i think we talked a little bit about it this week. these in home devices that you can talk to like siri or alexa. >> reporter: yes. >> and now amazon is saying hey, why can't alexa and siri be friends? >> reporter: what would they say if siri could talk to alexa, what kind of conversation would they have. >> i don't know. >> reporter: i have no idea. >> i think it would involve a lot of clapping, eye rolling and snapping of fingers in one space. >> reporter: and shoves, get out of my way, girl. >> water thrown. >> reporter: an executive at amazon made a couple gun points yesterday. he was speaking and he essentially said, look, the home pod, it's probably going to be great but it's really expensive. you can buy -- amazon has a cheaper echo called the dot. you can buy eight dot for the price of one home pod so come on, we're different devices we do somewhat different things in alexa is actually able to start performing skills. so, you know, in the future, because you're probably going to see even more companies come out with
home assistant he's like what if they talked to each other they're fine with it, call me let it happen. >> that's interesting. i would think apple says no thanks. but we will see what happens. it's appointment television for me. i can't wait to look at the loo. there are drink specials across the u.s. >> reporter: so, we'll start with what's going on in california before i tell you about my favorite promotion of all which is in d.c. but out in california particularly san francisco, they're opening some of the bars at 6 o'clock in the morning. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: so you can get there and get like, i don't know, a russian cocktail just in time for the testimony. but let me tell you about what's happening in your neck of the woods. you ever go to union pub? >> i heard of it. you know, i have kids, right. >> reporter: every time trump tweets during the hearing, they're going to give out a free round of drinks. that is one awesome drinking
>> reporter: you're also going to see shaw's tavern has a special fbi breakfast that sounds delicious and it's 10 bucks. so, i mean, this is the super bowl. that's what it feels like. >> the political super bowl. >> reporter: congressional testimony. i mean, it just is so interesting how -- >> it is. >> reporter: -- everybody seems obsessed with this. >> all right, lauren, i must admit i will be watching but again then i was watching like oliver north and anita hill, too. maybe it's just me. maybe i have problem. >> reporter: let's make a bet. do you think trump is going to tweet? >> you know what, i mean, steve is nodding yes, yes, yes. i know he has been asked by his -- some folks to maybe just lay off. association so i'm going to go . >> reporter: i'm going to go no, also. >> okay. all right. we'll see. we'll talk about it tomorrow. >> reporter: we'll see. >> we'll talk about it tomorrow. have good. >> reporter:
>> he has a event at noon. if he tweets it will be between 11. ooh. ooh and 11:30. >> it's interesting to see the whole nation is captivated by this. like you said it's kind of an inside the beltway thing. >> in houston one of the things is the bad hombre the other one is paid protester. it's kind of coolly. >> i'm so teamed it may be draw dropping or a nonevent. you have to watch. >> it's only a couple hours, three at the most. >> oh, i can't wait. 56 now in washington. guess what, we go the some cool temperatures. winds out of the north, northwest at five. 40's out there this morning north and west. otherwise a beautiful sunrise. thank you, i'm getting some tweets of some nice sunrise pictures, much appreciated and we should be in for a nice day. kind of partly sunny, temperatures in the mid 70's. dry this afternoon locally. if you're well out in the mountains you might get a couple showers but for everybody else, just kind of partly sunny. all the rain you see dow
out to sea and we're in for one more very comfortable day before we start to get some heat around here and we'll finish it off with an old fashioned washington heat wave that will go on and on for what seems like forever. >> okay. >> you think the testimony goes on forever today. you just wait for the heat wave. it will go on for days and days, okay. [laughter] we can take anything washington has to offer. 95 or better heat index near hundred starting this week. >> plenty of drink specials. >> you need water. >> water is a drink. >> kool-aid. >> i like that tucker managed to compare the forecast to the politics. >> oh, right. >> well, isn't it all politics really at the end of the day. >> yes. >> yeah. >> see? good job. >> or isn't it all weather. >> right now 50 has delays toward 295 because of crash on the inbound side from the beltway to 295 you're backed up. 295 southbound by pennsylvania avenue dealing with a crash. right now slow drive times in virginia. we'll take a closer look at those and in mad
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5s at 6:30. today former fbi director james comey heads to capitol hill. he'll testify before the senate intelligence committee. he's expected to testify about his private meetings with president donald trump. in his written testimony comey claims he was so uncomfortable with what the president was telling him in private meetings that he tried to never be alone with him. the hearing begins at 10:00 this morning. and stay with fox5. we will have complete coverage of james comey's testimony on capitol hill. we'll broadcast the hearing on fox5 beginning at 10:00 a.m. you can also watch it live on our fox5 d.c. facebook page as well as our youtube channel. also on fox5dc.com and the fox5 news app. developing overnight here locally in prince william county two firefighters injured after fighting a massive fire in a townhome in manassas. the fire so intense six townhomes are damaged. fire crews still out there looking for hot spots. as for the two firefighters that were injured, they were taken to the hospital for nonlife-threatening
a 20-year-old man from catonsville maryland is behind bars accused of trying to run over a natural resources officer. this happened tuesday night in a parking area at valley state park. that officer did go to the hospital but was later released. in just a few days, it will no longer be free to park along the national mall. as if we could get any of those spots anyway, right. but meters will be installed today. it's happening at 10:00 this morning. the meter program will be activated this monday june 12th so enjoy the last weekend of free mall parking. steve, over to you. hey, could you ever get one of those spots, steve, on the national mall. >> for softball games at like 7:00 in the long. not looking good for lebron and the cavaliers. it was competitive at least. this came down to the last minute of the game and that was the first
competitive game. this one in cleveland last night. late in the fourth three minutes to go, cavs up by six. golden state rallies. kevin durant ails a go ahead 3-pointer just 45 seconds left in the game. after cleveland had been up. final score 118-113, the warriors scored the last 11 points of the game. cleveland had been up 113 to 107. kevin durant finished with 31 p31points. khayree irving scored 38 for the cavs. >> it definitely hurts. you know, i'm human as well as my teammates. you want to come out on the winning side but, you know, we gave a great effort and, you know, there's -- the results just didn't turn out the way we wanted to. >> i don't want to prelacks or feel like is
and, you know, i'm just trying to enjoy this moment, not trying to -- try not to look in the future or in the past, just try to stay in the present and enjoy this moment for what it's worth and just keep pushing keep getting better and then i'll sit back and probably reflect on everything once the season's over. >> hopefully come back here to d.c. and reflect is labia's a lt as well. golden state one win away from a perfect playoff season. game four friday in cleveland. see if they can wrap it up then. after the game though a little social media drama for the cavs. the cavs. three-zip this appeared on j.r. smith's twitter page. cavs in seven. 37,000 retweets. the tweet quickly deleted but got all those screens grabs. smith says his account was
hacker was thinking. it's tough to get sleep when you fly from in from the west coast. tomorrow interleague play again. nationals kick off a weekend series wait rangers. yesterday in l.a. pitching dual t max scherzer versus clayton kerr she was, yesterday it was stephen strasburg versus clayton kershaw. nats had one run even though they had a chance to tie it in the eighth. clayton kershaw nine strikeouts. for strasburg his first loss since the end of april. it was a tough loss. >> yes. >> kershaw has a weird delivery, doesn't he. >> whatever he does. >> no, i'm not saying it doesn't work. >> it works. >> must be hard to like pick up the ball. >> that's why it's weird. >> i don't know why i'm being technical like i would be able to pick up any ball. >> you would pick it up like this. [laughter] >> in the
>> in a huge mitt. >> like any average 12-year-old couldn't throw the ball right past me. 56 in washington. we are cool and comfortable t look at the winds out of the east to the north there and this is just getting to be a really nice stretch of early june weather we've had around here and we'll continue today. we'll get more sunshine than yesterday. mid 70's. nice dry afternoon for you and low humidity so enjoy a gorgeous afternoon. if you are like me and maybe, you know -- >> dreading. >> mid 90's and humidity is not your idea of great time, i would enjoy today because we got a lot of heat on the way. here's a bigger look. that's a storm system that will stay out to sea. 76 today. there you go. partly sunny, low humidity and gorgeous. stay tuned. we've got the seven day and the morning memes coming up. >> i feel like next week you will be binge-watching a lot of shows. >> not going outdoors. >> here's the deal. once your body -- then i'm fine. takes a couple days to get used to it. o
>> right. >> or never. >> just cover up. just loose clothing all the way down. >> heat rash, get itchy. >> some people don't like it. steve, don't pick on him. >> yeah, steve. >> what did you say you were looking forward to next week. >> heat. >> uh-huh. >> i love it, too. >> you're supposed to be team hot, al. >> i am. i'm just saying some people aren't. >> a nice little sun dress, put the hair up, wear a cute little bandana. >> but it's tucker. >> i love tucker, steve. >> steve why you picking on me. >> 'cause it's national best friends day and who can you give a hard time to if it's not your best friend delays from the beltway to 295. sluggish commute there. give yourself some extra time. let's show you what else you're up against for your morning ride. slow traffic through falls church in arlington this morning on 66 eastbound. a lot of congestion there. look outside the beltway you can see you're jamming up through vienna and fairfax as well. a varney pennsylvania avenue 295 southbound adding to the mix of delays. pennsylvania inbound slowing to 295 because of that. in
volume picking up on 210 northbound through fort washington and then from about 210 to the wilson bridge down to about 10 miles per hour. disabled vehicle at centreport parkway because of that through stafford really slow traffic. about a 20 minute delay. you slow again through dale city. a 15 minute delay from 95 to georgia avenue on the outer loop. 270 southbound that light volume still lingering down to the beltway. really gets heavy and starts to break up after urbana. aside from that keep in mind metro is on time except for safetrack. that's impacting the orange line but express shuttle service available there as well. back to you guys. >> one day to go until our next zip trip much this time tomorrow morning we'll be live in georgetown washington, d.c. down at the washington harbor. >> come out and say hi. we'll be there from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. maureen will be there, tucker, caitlin and kevin. the whole gang will be down there at the georgetown waterfront and we would love to see you, too. >> it will be fun.
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>> ♪ >> taking a live look right now manassas virginia skyfox up over that townhouse fire this morning. two firefighters were injured. our annie yu has been out there this morning and there's the view from up above and you can see how heavily damaged it is to several units there. looks like at least four of them damaged, possibly more. fire crews still out on the scene, this again in manassas, virginia. more details coming up in just a few minutes. hi, tuck. >> hey, good morning. real quick, it's that time of year where everybody's getting married. yay! >> yay! >> want to give a special congratulations to chelsea and gavin. this cute couple that picture was taken recently in england they're getting married down at the beach this weekend. >> oh, cool. >> so they want to know the beach forecast. >> what beach. >> down in delaware. >> okay. how is it looking? great. >> i got a graphic i'm going to show you in just a second. here's the
you're getting married this weekend. >> going to be great. >> it's going to be hot. >> that's okay. chelsea and gavin ag don't care. their love is hot. >> you get the idea. should be a great weekend if you're going down to the beaches. steve the water temperature is up to 65. >> ready to dive in. >> by the way later we'll be talking to some shark experts. apparently there have been some big sharks that have been seen right off the shore recently. >> hm. >> not in ocean city. a little further north. hey, yeah, looks great both saturday and sunday temperatures in the 80's. sunny and warm and should be a dry weekend. so, perfect weather erin top to get married. >> yay! >> 56 in washington. 40's north and west. 48 in frederick, 49 in gaithersburg. we are doing 54 now in leonardtown. 53 in fredericksburg. those are really cool temperatures for this time of year. one or two people sensitive vegetation, steve, thinking of you, might need a jacket this morning. satellite and radar, we loo
great. sunshine and -- you know what, we'll get a little more sunshine than yesterday. should be a partly sunny day today and a dry afternoon and temperatures in the mid 70's later. few clouds here off to our south and east and there's a very strong area of low pressure that will be pushing off the coast here. you can see all the rain down in the carolinas. all of this will be pushed out to sea. and we'll be left with, again, partly sunny conditions. still dealing with that area high pressure and upper level low that gave us quiet conditions and the relatively cool conditions yesterday. highs in the mid 70's for us today. that area of low pressure gets on out of here. all right. as we get into the weekend, we're going to build what we call the bermuda high. it will sc scoot out here and st up shop. upper 80's on saturday and look out by sunday afternoon, we'll be well into the 90's and the 90's will be here to stay. it will be stifling hot with a heat index near 100 by monday, tuesday, wednesday and our daytime highs in the mid 90's. overnight lows in the 7
no rain unfortunately as we're just going to be plain old hot here. our first real significant heat wave of the season by the end of the weekend so get ready for that. okay, were he got the meme coming up. how are the roads erin. >> right now at 6:48 we have a new crash in virginia 66 on the eastbound side several folks out of their vehicle on the shoulder there by sudley road. so please use caution. left shoulder blocked. all lanes opened but please take it slow. traffic 29 in gainsville through sudley road. dealing with about a 15 minute delay and then the delay continues toward the beltway because of volume. so, right now from gainsville to the beltway you intoed a good hour of extra time. let's switch over show you what else you're up against. that yellow line through vienna as that delay continues. inner loop right now sluggish from branch avenue across the wilson bridge this morning. and then southbound baltimore-washington parkway we have a new crash after 197. because of that traffic is backed up all the way to 32. 95 southbound a little bit heavier but 95 southbound a better bet than getting
the southbound side. so, something to keep in mind if you're headed from the baltimore beltway to the capital beltway. inside the district 295 southbound kenilworth avenue near pennsylvania avenue a crash. that's in the mix of delays. pennsylvania avenue inbound a little slow. suitland parkway sluggish to south capitol. 50 inbound jams up through cheverly inside the beltway. in southern maryland 210 is slow through fort washington northbound and some volume through brandywine and clinton at the 301-5 split there. metro is on time except for safetrack. that is slowing down the orange line but they have express shuttles available and looks like safe track work is wrapping up this summer so that's exciting. >> thank you, erin. >> thank you. >> all right, tucker. >> let's do it. let's get down to business. >> ♪ >> uh-huh. >> i love our crown. >> i do, too. i didn't get a crown. >> all right, let's go to the memes. >> i love this one. >> awww.
>> that is a cute puppy. >> tucker look at the jack. >> i know. >> i have a collie thing, tuck as a jack thing. >> in case tucker you know he's getting ready to throw it to to you. >> yeah. [laughter] >> those of you that don't know i have a history with jack russ sells. >> throw the ball. >> my mom had five of them and they're a gang and they literally looked at me, one of them looked at me one day and said one day i'm going to kill you but i can't. >> that's because the lady likes you. >> i lived in terror of those dogs. this is for weather intern joey. >> look at how he's sitting. yeah, i'm into fitness, fitting this whole pizza in my mouth. >> yes, that's a good one. >> look at that lien. >> fitting this whole pizza in my mouth. >> that's me on friday nights. >> steve you know better than to talk. >> ryan, oh, my goodness, what
a smart viewer, brian is. >> he knows what a diva tucker. >> brian sent that to us. it's hilarious. >> if i wish hard enough my veggies will be gone. >> bless your heart. >> sometimes you can put them to the side of your plate and month. won't know them. >> #morning meme. send them in. >> thanks everybody. >> we got some good stuff coming up on good day in just a couple hours from now. let's take a look at what's on the docket for later this morning. and before we get to good day tucker mentioned it. yes, we know there are sharks in the water off of the beaches but one is rather large and of the more notorious variety. >> notorious. >> a great white shark that has been detected pretty close to maryland's eastern shore. now here's the thing. they've tagged her. they know where she is. and at 8:30 we're going to talk to the they, the people who are tracking her so we'll let you know what you need to know before you head out to the beach. >> just one? just one little
grat >> well, you know. >> is that it. >> they might be like jack russells. >> right. they travel in packs. coming up on good day d.c. how not to be a jerk at work. uh-huh. don't miss the five tips that will make your life on the job much better. plus, wings and wheels. wait until you see what we are sending our mike thomas this morning. it's a when he will lot of fun that you can get in on, too. >> i see propellers and engines so that should be pretty cool. cars and planes. i like. >> how not to be a jerk at work. >> kevin mccarthy. >> john candy and. >> steve martin one of the best movies ever made. >> great movie. >> good morning to you guys. how are you? real fast we have a lot to get through here. >> first of all congratulations on your commencement address. >> thank you so much. we'll get to that and i have a lot to say to allison so just give me one second. two weeks after the bombing of manchester ariana grande has resumed her tour in paris. this is her first official show back on the dangerous woman tour. on
at the incredible one love manchester show which we all saw which featured justin bieber coldplay and many more. millions of dollars were raised and then yesterday she took the stage again on her tour and she posted this photo to instagram basically saying first show back tonight. thinking of our angels every step of the way. i love you with all my heart. grateful for an and incredibly proud of my band dancers and entire crew. i love, i love you. >> very cool. >> awesome for her. party last night in nashville for the cmt, 2017 awards. your girl was up there. she won some awards as well. the show. >> i'm so prouder. >> i know you are. >> she broke records, right. >> she broke records. we're going to tell you. the show began with a tribute to the late southern legend gregregg allman who died last night. keith urban last night's big winner. he took home four awards. here's urban winning video of the year. he beat out 14 other
i've never seen 15 nominees in a category like that. >> that's how you get everybody to come to the show everybody. you nominate everybody. >> carrie underwood makes history with her 17th cmt. allison and i were on the phone yesterday -- two days ago for 20 or 30 minutes. >> this is not important. >> no, i want to hear the background what's important is that you told your story and i'm sure you rocked it. >> i want to say thank you to john f. kennedy high school. i was the commencement speaker yesterday. it was one of the greatest honors of my entire life and allison was so nice to talk to me on the phone the day before bore to you 30 minutes to help me with my speech. i was nervous about it. but i want to thank principal joe reubens assistant principal ke. >> reporter: ooh r llewes business. an amazing group of students at that school and for principal joe reubens it was the first time -- he's been there for four years he had a full class go through the four year system. >> that'spe
thank you for that. beautiful school. it was a dar constitution hall. >> i can tell from the pictures. >> i was like what. >> it was crazy. >> so many awesome people have performed. >> thank you allison for your gracious help. >> kev, that's what friends do. not at all. >> thank you john f. kennedy high school. congratulations. go cavaliers. hey, tucker, i did talk weather so maybe that meme will be next time. >> you're next kev. real quick 58 in washington. cool start to your day. we got 40's off to the north and west so very cool start today. should turn into a very pleasant afternoon. mid 70's for your daytime highs and partly sunny conditions. you can see morning satellite and radar there are clouds south and east but i think we'll get a little more sunshine than yesterday. could be a dry day. quick look at the seven day. it's got heat on it and lots of it. look what happens by the weekend. near 90 on saturday and then mid 90's sunday, monday, tuesday and even into wednesday so get ready. extended heat on the way. erin is back with the roads. >> 6:56 right now. and we have some slowdowns
including this crash 66 eastbound at sudley road. left shoulder blocked all lanes opened but we have a delay from 29 in gainsville to 28 in centreville and then more stop-and-go traffic to the beltway. about an hour delay from gainsville through. that should dissipate soon. we'll keep you posted. westbound side really quiet. aside from that metro is on time except for safetrack still packeting the orange line. express shuttle available. keep it to fox5 news morning. 7 o'clock hour coming right u up.
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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> ahead at 7 o'clock, the comey countsdown. the fired fbi director goes before the senate isn't just three hours. folks are already lined up outside the heart senate officers building for a chance to witness it all in that person. we have the five things to watch out for in today's historic hearing. some bars opening early including one that is making quite the offer if the president tweets. >> breaking overnight in northern virginia. several homes up in flames. the fire left two firefighters injured. new york a dozen people and their pets are homeless. we're live on the scene in manassas. good morning t-i'm allison seymour. >> and i'm steve chenevey. thanks for being with us this morning. >> if you're just waking up this morning, how about your first live look outside. going to be a really pretty day and the heat is about to knock down our frontoo