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which they believe was luggage containing explosive devices. those two detonated those devices killing at least ten people here in the airport behind me. they believe, the authorities, that these are two brothers, khalid and najim el bakraoui. one was sentenced in 2010 for having shot a police officer during an attempted robbery at a currency office exchange. his brother, khalid, was sentenced to five years in prison for having attempted a carjacking, but not linked to terrorism at least until march 15th when police raided an apartment in the north of brussels where they believe they found things linked to the paris attack in november. when they raided the apartment, they were met with gunfire.
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some of the police were wounded. the brothers escaped but found their fingerprints as well as the fingerprints of salah abdeslam. they've been looking for the two brothers ever since. next what they knew is they walked right in, into the airport pushing those trolleys with explosive devices on them, not even concealing their identities or faces and detonatinghe explosives killing many people. now they are also looking for a third man they've seen in that picture, they believe that is najim laachraoui. >> we know the audio was a little funky on that, but we wanted to make sure we brought you that live report. we'll have more on that in a couple minutes. >> first a check of your weather on this wednesday morning.
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we have partly cloudy skies across south florida. conditions dry, dry for now. we have shower chancece creeping back into the forecast. i think you'll get out o the door on this wednesday morning. much warmer than it was this time 24 hours ago. upper 60s, lower 70s, about ten to 15 degrees warmer t. lone exception west kendall at 63. 71 in ft. lauderdale. the ocean breeze doing a number on our temperatus warming us up. that's the trend for the next few days. we'll be in and out of cloud cover this morning. i think we've got more sunshine in your first alert forecast. dry across the entire region. i'll tell you about the rain chances in just a bit. getting you out the door on this wednesday, upper 60s with dry conditions by the time we hit the 7:00 a.m. rush hour. upper 70s and lower 80s. i think weel park the high at 80 today with continuation of the breezy beaches. 6:04.
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you this morning. if you were up with us at 4:30 a.m., i've been talking about it since then. the accident is on the turnpike right now, turnpike northbound at hollywood boulevard. a couple of left lanes are block off at this time. we also have police activity the southbound lanes of hollywood boulevard, blocking thateft lane. you can see it's all red, both the northbound and southbound. turnpike is an area you're going to want to avoid this morning. let's take a look at those speeds. i-95, w@ can go back to our maps -- excuse me -- turnpike northbound, 13 miles per hour. that's how fast traffic is moving along which is not fast at all. if we take a look at those southbound delays, right now 39 miles per hour. so the turnpike is the area u'll want to avoidd this morning, maybe stick to u.s. 4 or i-95. i-95 looking nice and clear in miami-dade. golden glades to downtown miami, a ten-minute ride. we an accident northbound at
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that accident has cleared. back to the terror in brussels. the attack has security stepped up here. at miami international airport you will notice a difference. that's where nbc 6 reporter julia bagg is liv we see more security there. it's important to know there is no direct threat here in south florida. >> reporter: sheli, that's certainly the message from airport authorities here at miami international airport. i want to direct your attention to something we won't see here. looking at departures, absolutely no flights to brussels, belgium. that's because that airport is closed, closed for the next few days. what is part of the landscape, security. you can see that in the video we put together. whether it's tsa officers, miami-dade police, firefighters. other than that, things are currently normal here this morning. in fact, i just checked in with security again. they gave me a thumbs up that the coast is clear right now. let's talk about last night as
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flight that took off from belgium, brussels, belgium, right as those attacks were happening. that passengers so grateful to be here in souh florida and to be back in the ams r arms of loved ones. certainly some emotional reunions here at miami sber international airport last night. you can see what the security is like. this is what you can expect to find if you're headed to the airport this morning. coming up in our next half hour, we will hear again from travelers taking off this morning and what it's like getting on a flight, coming to this airport, knowing what happened yesterday morning i belgium. live at mile mime international airport, julia bagg, nbc 6 news. the deadliest attack in brussels happened in the subway. officials while air travel is the most heavily protected, more people are killed in terror
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at home there was extra security on commuter trains all the way from los angeles to washington yesterday. cars, trucks on bridges and tunnels were randomly checked as well. expertselieve the security picture here at home is very different. >> some of the countries in europe have a unique challenge. i think it's probably because of their close proximity to some of the countries of concern. >> u.s. officials say they phase one big challenge there. they use encrypted apps, disposable phones and other ways to communicate that cannot be monitored. >> here is a look at the aftermath inside the brussels airport. take a look. a frantic smoky scenethat's left the city, the country and the entire world very much on edge today. another nerve-racking scene nearby. this is the subway station not far from the airport where a
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passengers desperate to get to fety and to get to the bottom of what they narrowly escaped yesterday. the hash tag je suis bruxelles, i am brussels, is trending on twitter. we'll have matt lauer live from brussels right after our 6:00 a.m. news at 7:00. breaking out of palmetto bay, miami-dade police officers shoot and kill a man inside the home. the officers say the officers were forced to fire when the man was wielding a pick ax and came at them. michael spears is live outside the home. michael, what d we know about this man? >> reporter: we have a new interview with miami-dade police that we'll play in a moment. policic say the 25-year-old man
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armed with a pick ax, busting out car windows, puncturing tires and lunged at officers who tried to intervene who then opened fire. the medical examinerer office pulled his body out. the man identified by poli as 25-year-old ethan rincone. ey say around 9:30 last night neighbors called police about him. police described his behavior as violent with that pick ax. the man had gone inside after officers arrived. when they went inside, we're told three officers confronted this suspect, the 25-year-old who lunged at them according to investigators with that pick ax. here is what police detectives had to say when w w spoke to them overnight. >> officers responded because of neighbors calling in. we have approximately about six vehicles with shattered windows and tired that have been blown
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actions, erratic actions he had. >> rorter: that will be the big question this morning. what led to that behavior, the man with the pick ax destroying the neighbors' property. investigators continue with this in palmetto bay. as far as the officers, none of them have been named. we know each of them have between 18 d 21 years' experience with miami-dade police. for nowlive in palmetto bay, michael spears, nbc 6 news. also, south florida investigators are releasing this sketch of a plan wanted for sexual battery. case. finally taking a look at that accident, chopper 6 above the scene. this is the turnpike northbound and southboun affected by the accident that happened roughly around 4:30 a.m.
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how slow traffic is i started talking about this accident at 4:30 a.m. it's now 6:14. the accident has still not cleared. that th is the turnpike northbound. the accident involving the tractor-trailer happened on the northbound lanes of the turnpike. you can see left lanes blocked off. we also have police activity on the southbound lanes. you can see it's slow going for the northbound drivers and southbound drivers that right now are on the turnpike. let's avoid this. let's take you over to our maps going. again, turnpike northbound at hollywood boulevard. you the left lanes blocked off. southbound lanes blocking the left lane. on the turnpike traffic moving at 14 miles per hour. it's slow for you turnpike drivers.
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turnpike southbound, traffic is starting to move at 43 miles per hour. a little better than the turnpike northbound. you way want to avoid the area and stick to u.s. 441 or even i-95. >> weather on nbc 6 is sponsored in part mcdonald's. embolden your morning with mcdonald's mccafe coffee. made just for you. mcdonald's. i'm lovin' it. now first alert weather with meteorologist ryan phillips, south florida's most accurate forecast. >> wednesday morning, good day to you. all is quiet in south florida. dry c cnditions on live first alert doppler. i don't think that will be the story as we head through the next few days. enjoy the dry forecast i've got for you now. shower chances became the main highlight of our local forecast. that in tan tell with warmer weather. free and clear of any wet weather this morning. here is what's moving along and here is how things look in the miami-dade county. first alert camera looking east
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temperatures overnight with an east wind, elevated now, holding on at 70. normal lows about 66. you recall it was 24 hours ago we started into the 50s. no 50s to be found this morning. beautiful look with our nova southeastern university camera looking back into port everglades and ft. lauderdale. ships coming in overnight with some cargo, maybe bananas from eric. potassism. >> that's your boat right there, my friend. 71 in ft. lauderdale, east winds at about ten. the wind, a story today, yes, keeping temperatures moderate, but not quite as strong. we have a high risk for rip currrrts, but it should be a pleasant day across the area as high pressure moves further away in south florida. the breeze begins to back down just a little bit. that said, as the winds begin to shift to the east and southeast, more moisture starts to come in, an we'll build more clouds in. by tomorrow afternoon, we are back into me shower chances.
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i think thatets us up for a pattern which will include showers almost each and every day for the next several days. march has been -- this whole winter has been interesting. march continuing that trend. as we wind through your day, we're looking at temperatures by 79 at the lunch hour. a high of 80 today. partly sunny to partly cloudy skies, not bad. warmer tonight w wth lows into the lower 70s. theetter shower chances lie ahead tomorrow afternoon. warmer readings. 85 on thursday. 85 on friday. sunday is eastern sunday. shower chances remain. highs in the mid 80s all the way through your first alert ffecast well into next week. >> all right. thank you so much, ryan. president obamaaking up in argentina. he's there to reset diplomatic relations and strengthen trade ties with the country.
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knows aries and will meet ahead of attendinin a state dinner. the historic trip to the island of cubaba hey be over, it will no doubt be a topic of heavy debate for ars to come. yesterday president obama addressed the cuban people in a speech unprecedented, carried live by state-run media. after he met privately with dissidents and civil society members, the president wrapped up his trip by enjoying a friendly game of baseball. we'll have a lot more on his historic trip in the next half hour of news. three, two, one, ignition and @iftoff. >> so cool. like seeing it for the first time every time. the unmanned atlas five rocket blasted off from cape canaveral. the rocket headed to the iss with nearly 8,000 pounds of food, equipment and scientific research for nasa.
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sheli is a new mother to a new puppy. her name is sasha fruit snacks. this is what we call her. >> this is a name you made up. >> in case you didn't know, today is national puppy day. i hope you got sasha fruit snacks something. >> she has my kles. although it is one of the most delightful stages in a dog's life, according to maybe not the owner. >> most people. >> most people don't know when a puppy transitions into an adult. the transition depends on the puppy's size and breed. it happens between 10 and 24 months. to celebrate this special day, petsmart offering special deals, free shipping on any order. you can save 10% on the entire order. if you don't have a furry friend to celebrated, check with your
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usually offer adoption deals. >> give a little love. youue such a sucker, i'm surprised you don't have 15 dogs. >> i totally would. they are just so cute. >> your time right now is 6:20 on this wednesday morning. a super pill. that's what they're calling it in the sunshine state. deadly consequences. what officials are doing to crack down on what they describe as a killer combination. >> south florida officers open fire on a man holding a pick ax. nbc 6's michaelel spears talks
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morning. breakinnews. we'll take a live look at the bbc website. belgian media reporting a suspect has been arrested. >> it is not confirmed, but
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of the three men, one man in white, two men e the suuide bombers they think are dead. this is unconfirmed, but we believe this is the man wearing white. we have posted that picture on our facebook page and on our news and weather app if you want to take a look at that. as shelly said, we're still working to confirmndeed that is the man we're talking about and indeed that an arrest has happened. we'll keep you updated here. the fbi is looking for a thief who stole cash from a babak. the thief walked in wearing a green baseball capnd glasses and walked out with a bunch of cash. it happened at suntrust near federal highway and 16th street. no one was hurt. federal agents want to figure out who this guy is. if you think you know who he is or where he is or know anything about what happened at that bank, call crimestoppers,
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deputies in tampa bay say a deadly pill has killed nine pepele in just a matter of weeks. the super pill is a mix of xanax and a powerful pain medication called fentanyl. it's 80 times stronger than morphine. it can kill you in minutes. deputies say whoever is making it is actually packaging it to make it look like it's xanax being sold for $5.00. >> better stop buying the xanax on the street because nine people are dead. you don't have to take a handful all you have to do is take one and you're dead. >> deputies are worried about spring breakers who may buy the super pill on the treat thinking they are buying xanax. your time on this wednesday morn is 6:26. terror in brussels. in the last 24 hours, a manhunt has been under way. we're finding out in the last couple minutes according to the
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looking for, the man in the pictuu we've been broadcasting for the last 24 hours, we believe he has been found and arrested. th is not confirmed. that's only from the bbc website. we're working on confirmation. we'll also tell you what officials here in florida are doing to keep you safe as well. this guy here, the search is on for this guy in coral gables. he is accused of sexual battery. we'll tell you more coming up. almost 6:27. a warm start to our day. 71 in ft. lauderdale, 70 in miami. 67 in key west. we start in the upper 60s. a quick climb into the mid 70s
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welcome back everybody.
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hundreds of flights in and out of brussese canceled for very clear reasons. the airport still closed after dual attacks left dozens dead and hundreds injured. there's new information just out about who authorities believe is the surviving attacker. tracie potts has the details. good morning you. >> reporter: sheli and eric, good morning. we know who they are.( the suicide bombers confirmed as brothers who blew themselves up at the airport and the 24-year-old who was with them, all of them this morning identified, all of them authorities say had ties to the paris terror attackers. there's an urgent manhunt across europe for this man, 24-year-old ma jeem laachraoui. the other two confirmed as brothers khalid and ibrahim el bakraoui. themselves up. in a new statement this morning,
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beginning of what they call black days across europe. >> i don't feel secure. that's all. i don't want to go home now. >> reporter: one of the last flights out of brussels before the at daks has landed in the u.s. amid increased security at airports and mass transit here. u.s. authorities say they knew weeks ago an attack was being planned, they just didn't know where or when. >> weill stand as a nagstion with our allies, friends and people all over this world. >> reporter: donald trump says close the borders, ted cuz wants police to patrol muslim counities. >> where there is an expanding presence of radical islamic terrorism, we need law enforcement resources directed there. >> what trump, ted cruz and others is suggesting is not only wrong, it's dangerous. >> reporter: john kasich and bernie sanders also disagree.
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the four american missionaries who were wounded. and also concern for the american couple still missing. live from washington, tracie potts, nbc 6 news. your wednesday commute well over way. let's get you over to kelly blanco for how it's moving. >> we had an accident at 4:30 a.m. now at 6:32, it's starting to clear. you can see it's still a big scene on the turnpike northbound and on your southbound lanes here around hollywood boulevard. this accident involving a tractor-trailer. it has been moved out of the way about ten minutes ago. you can see a couple cars involved and road rangers blocking the southbound lanes. both northbound and southbound seeing delays at this time. you can take u.s. 441 instead. we'll keepepyou posted on air and online and onn our nbc 6 news and weather app. les see you just how fast or slow traffic is moving.
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around hooywood boulevard, traffic moving at 14 miles per hour. on the southbound side, it looks a little better than the norttbound side, 42 miles per hour. you can avoid the turnpike by taking u.s. 441 or i-95 instead. >> another update in just minutes. ififyou're just waking up with this us this morning, we'll see gradually temperatures climbing quickly from the upper 60s and lower 70s, into the 80s today. a warmer weather pattern in place thanks to an onshore breeze. 70 in oakland park, 70 in miami, 71 in ft. lauderdale. all that said, the humidity still down. we're dry. we'll see extra clouds coming at us on the ocean breeze thisis morning. high pressure beginning to move away. that will lead to tnsition in our weather starting tomorrow. today a dry day. first alert forecast should be filled with sunshine. partly cloudy skies. 79 by the midday hours. it's going ton a warmer daye today, still breezy on the
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first alert forecast high up to 80. warmer than that with rain chances to talk about in the days ahead. details in about 12 minutes. our team coverage of the terror in brussels continues with nbcc reporter julia bagg who has been live at miami international airport. we saw an increase in security immediately after the attacks. are we expecting the same today? >> reporter: sheli, it's definitely what we're receiving this morning. i've j jt spoken with a few security officers who are telling me they still are seeingg the coast being clear here. if you look at checkpoint three at miami international airport, a veryry hectic time here. we've seen everyone from not just tsa on patrol, but even plainclothes members of security. we're talking to travellers, a lot of people here came down for springreak or perhaps headed home. i talked to one woman who was on her way to see friends in new
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she told me she feels very comfortable this morning here at the airport. she explained why she feels so calm. >> we have to continue -- there is a lot of people doing a lot of things that we cannot control. >> reporter: security teams here at m.i.a. trying to keep as much control as they can. so far things are looking good. they keep telling me that and confirming thatat compared to europe where you have an intelligence -- difference in intelligence there, agents are tracking some 7,000 people who are known to have trained with isis or are known to, here the number is about 200. that number a dig difference in trying to keep track of suspected terrorists. >> julia, thank you for keeping us updated. a lot of support coming from every corner of the world for brussels. iconic landmarks lit up last night to honon the victims of
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at 8:00 yesterday morning. here is the eiffel tower bathed in red, yellow and black all glowing. in berlin, the brandenburg gate lit up in the colors of the belgian flag. as the explosions went off in brussels yesterday morning, students and staff from one south florida high school were traveling through belgium as it was happening. 19 students and some school teachers from sun coast community high school were in europe on a history trip for their spring break or part of their spring break. school officials say the trip is not sponsored by the palm beach county school district. they went on their own. parents waking up to text messages that their kids were in belgium but thankfully in a small tn just outside brussels. >> we just see to cal to call. we saw the text from the teacher saying we are safe, don't worry. we know know all this is happening. still you want to communicate,
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are feing and are they okay, what's going on? you just worry about it. >> with those text messages, you get those text messages and your heart starts beating. students have more countries to visit. they say they're not afraid and will finish their trip. they're scheduled to return home on saturday night. also, florida sber nashlinternational university confirmed that two of their students were also in belgium. both are sasae. in light of the attacks, gofundme has launched a campaign in and of itself for the victims and families affected by the terrorist attack. the company itself kicked off the campaign with a $25,000 donation. that's how it all began. as of this morning, they raised a little more than $30. breaking news we continue to follow. police still in the neighborhood where officers had to open fire killing a man. they have been there sisce last night. a call came in around 9:30 saying a man was damaging cars in the palmetto bay
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nbc 6 reporter michael spears live. michael, how did this escalate from vandalism to an officer-involved shooting. >> reporter: police just took off and we just got a look at two of the six vehicles that investigators say this 25-year-old man was damaging with that pick ax. you notice the flat tires there and also the busted windows right there. as far as what happened, take a look at this video. investigators say around 9:30 last night the man was in the neighborhood damaging these vehicles when neighbors called 911 and when they arrived. investigators say that the man went inside of his home. family was there as well. officers went inside. three officers confronted him. he had the pick ax still. they say he lunged at the officers and they were forced to open fire at him, striking the man and killing him. back out here live, pronounced dead on scene. what started this in the first
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unclear. investigators identified the 25-year-old man as ethan rincone. much more on the nbc 6 news app and throughout the day. li in palmetto bay, michael spears, nbc 6 news. right now it is 6:39 on your wednesday morning. at this hour coral gables police are on the hunt for a man they say is responsiblefor sexually battering a woman. take a look at the sketch here, it was released by the police department. they say this man on march 13th grabbed a woman walking southbound on granada boulevard, stole what she had on her an dragged her behind a tree and at that point touched her. around 6:45 in the morning, that was the time change. it was still dark out. >> it's concerning because my kids walk the dogs and now i don't feel as safe. >> we're told the attacker, they think 30 to 40 years old and weighs approximately 170 to 180,
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bushy eyebrows. if you think you have any information as toto where he might be or who he is, call crimestoppers, 305-471-tips. nbc 6 cocoinues to get the latest details on two major stories this morning. michael spears still talking with police about the deadly officer-involved shooting in palmetto bay. belgian media reporting that the remaining spect in the bombing has been arrested. plus what nbc has uncovered about the other two suspects coming up in the six stories you need to know before you head out the door this wednesday morning. > also, nbc 6 is everywhere. a gun rights activist is shot in her vehicle by her 4-year-old son from the back seat. we're going to have much more on what happened and who could be facin charges out of that coming up next. we are warm and dry this morning. clouds moving in on an ocean breeze, that ocean breeze keeping us mild. temperatur this time around into the lower 70s in broward county.
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ft. lauderdale at 71. a warmer day today, eventually rain shower chances could be back in your first alert forecast. details in jst a minute. i've been keeping you updated on an accident that happened at 4:30 a.m. still causing delays on the turnpike. speeds right now moving between 16 and 28 miles per hour on the turnpike. we'll have your alternates. on i-95 golden glades to downtown miami moving at ten minutes. that's going good.
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tamiami trail, 11 good morning. welcome back. we're followinin breaking news out of broward county. chopper 6 over a brush fire at
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208th avenue. >> it's hard to tell whether o o not it's growing. burning. in terms of how it started, the growth factor or whether they've got a handle on it, we don't know t tat yet. as soon as we have more information in terms of how it started and d e lines of containment, we'll bring that to you as soon as we can. >> weather on nbc 6 is sponsored in part by mcdonald's. embolden your morning with mcdonald's mccafe coffee. made just for you. mcdonald's. i'm lovin' it. >> now first alert weather with h meteorologist ryan phillips, south florida's most accurate forecast. it is 6:46. dry conditions may be a thing of the past after today. take advantage of the beautiful forecast i t tink i've got at least into the afternoon hours. i'll talk abouthe breeze in a moment. at least out the door this morning, conditions still dry on live first alert doppler. there are extra clouds up above.
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slightly of this moon. live look over everglades holiday park here, full moon. boy, looks almost like a black and white photo of the midday sun. beautiful conditions out west where we've got very quiet weather in place. the breeze, that's out east this morning. we'll see what the breeze is doing to our temperatures. we are settling into the upper 60s out west. here in southeast florida, brbrard county and miami-dade, 70 to 71. 71 currently in marathth as well. the winds will pick up again today. i don't think theyeye going to be as strong as we've seen for the last few days, but out on the beaches. i'll check the forecast in just a moment. i think the rip current risk remains high. as breezy y gh pressure moves away, more moisture comes into play as well. in the days ahead, shower chances slowly c ceping in. today at least across the keys,
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east to southeast windsds up to 15 miles per hour. out the door early this morning, temperatures settling back into the upper 70s. this is a warmer day already starting off this morning and this afternoon. up to 80 this afternoon which is on bar for where we should fall into late march. high risk for rip currentnt thanks to the east breeze at about 15 to 20. i don't think will be quite as gusty as what we've had to experience for the last few days. cocoe down. could see a stray shower tonight. lows at 72. now wee move into the warm weather pattern i was anticipating with highs tomorrow, as soon as tomorrow we're back to 85. the h hidity creeping up and startingngomorrow you've got to tote your umbrella as well. in and out of rain showers on through the weekend as temperatures remain above average into the middle and upper 80s. 6:48. another look at traffic with kelly. >> on the turnpike northbound. take a look at your screen.
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minutes ago. they had the tractor-trailer there where they since move it out of the way. two lanes of traffic are completely blocked off on the northbound lanes. on the southbound side, you have police activity and also have road rangers there blocking onon of your left lanes as well. let's take you now to our maps where you can see in realtime just how traffic or hoe slow traffic is moving. on the turnpike now left laness blocked off on the northbound side at hollywood boulevard. the southbound side has one left lane blocked off. right now those speeds clocking in at 16 miles per hour on the turnpike northbound. we see rededlso on the turnpike southbound with the speeds clocking in at 28 miles per hour. you can take u.s. 441 instead. broward county we are accident-free on i-95, the sawwass expressway. that's good news. no major accidents or delays in broward in that area. ten minutes to the top of the hour. boy is this guy ever busy.
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argentina, boarded a plane in havana, cuba, and flew directly to argentina. >> his historic trip to cuba may be over but no doubt a topic of heavy debate for years to come. as the first family left the island nation yesterday afternoon, cuban leader raul castro was there to say good-bye, he was also there when the president addressed the cuban people in a speech carried live by state-run media. >> what the united states was doing was not working. we have to havehe courage to acknowledge that truth. a policy of isolation designed for the cold war made little sense in the 21st century. >> he receive the loudest applause when calling for an end to the embargo. >> he praised dissidents for showing extraordinary courage in
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pression. some of those in attendance were among those detained in a march. to avoid any problems at that speech yesterday, the united states embassy staff picked up each of those dissidents invited to meet with president obama individually and later dropped them off one by one. this morning a gun activityist gained international attention when her 4-year-old shot her could face criminal charges. the sheriff's department is asking prosecutors to charge e 31-year-old mother for allowing the 4-year-old to have access to a weapon. she was shot from the back seat of the car while she was in the driver's seat. >> it is of paramount importance that parents who are responsible gun owners do everything within their power to make certain that guns do not fall into the hands of their children unintentionally. >> gilt was known as a pro gun activist, frequently posting it to a facebook page. the boy is doing okay.
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>> breaking news out of the campaign trail, decision 2016 this morng, we learned jeb bush has formally endorsed ted cruz for president. he's urging republicans to, quote, reject donald trump. just a couple minutes ago bush tweeted out this, ted is a consistent principled conservative who has shown he can unite the party. meantime, trump and hillary clinton, the two front-runners picked up big wins in arizona yesterday. that's where yetanother primary happened. sanders will get delegates from arizona as well, based proportionally on his percentage of the vote he got there. nbc news is prorocting bernie sanders won the utah and idea co-democratic caucuses. ted cruz won the utah caucus. the terror attacks made national security a major talking point before yesterday's primaries and caucuses. >> they don't work within laws. we work within laws.
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if i could expand the law i would do more than water boarding. >> all the candidates at some point yesterday chiming in on what happened in belgium yesterday morning. republican voters will go to the polls once again on april 5th while democrats will caucus in alaska, hawaii and washington this weekend on saturday. now the big six stories you need to know. >> just into the newsroom, belgian media reporting the only surviving suspect in yesterday's terror attack in brussels has been arrted. the other two men in the photo, the ones dressed in black died in the attack. we learned earlier this morning these two men were indeedd brothers. >> reporter: stepped up security remaining in place at miami international airport following the attacks in belgium. let's show you what we saw yesterday, an officer withis canine sniffing things out. we receive been checking in with with the tsa, border patrol and plainclothes secured officers all morning.
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passengers tell me they' pleased with the security measures they say inin place. live at m.i.a., julia bagg, nbc 6 news. breaking news out of palmetto bay. police investigating deadly officer involold shooting in the area area. ethan rincoco was behaving violently and carrying a pick ax according to police. investigators say this is a man who robbed and sexually assaulted a woman. if he looks familiar to you, call police. deputies in tampa bay are saying there's a crackdown right now on the deadly super pill which has killed nine people in just a matter of weeks. it's a mix of xanax and a powerful pain pill called fentanyl. the combination is 80 times stronger than morphine and can kill you within just a couple minutes of taking the pill. its pckaging looks very much
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an unplant rocket has blasted off from cape canaveral. its destination, the international space station with nearly 8,000 pounds of food, equipment and scientific research. be sure to check out our nbc 6 news and weather app for all the stories we're talking about as you're waking up on this wednesday morning. good wednesday morning to you, south florida. hope your morning is o to a good start. spring break in miami-dade and broward county. we are seeing problems on the turike northbound and southbound where you still have a couple lanes blocked off. this accidt involving this tractor-trailer happened roughly around 4:30 a.m. it's now 6:55 and still has not cleared. let's take you over to our maps so i don't can see the delays on the turnpike northbound andnd southbound. if you're headed northbound on hollywood boulevard, you twro left lanes blocked off. southbound you'll have one l lt lane blocked off. right now northbound delays. if you're headed southbound, traffic moving just a little faster there at 28 miles per hour.
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you can take u.s. 441 instead. i-95 not looking good at all. turnpike coral reef to tamiami trail, 11 minutes with traffic moving between 50 and 55 miles per hour. now to your first alert forecast with meteorologist ryan phillips. >> we're 25 minutes outside of sunrise and break prs the cloud now. a great way to get the morning started. it looks great but feels different this time around. we were very cool yesterday around this time. o onshore breeze elevating temperatures to 71 in ft. lauderdale with 70 in miami. a little cooler in southwest miami-dade at about 63. early morning clouds passing in which will increase out on the beaches. that said, we'lllower 70s as we approach 8:00 a.m. the change as soon as tomorrow
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the cards for us and warmer, too. 85 thursday, 85 on friday. rain in to friday. we get into the weekend. saturday is a better day. 86, sunday, easter sunday, chance for eggs, chocolates. >> scavenger hunt. >> more shug gan than your kids should ever be given in a 24-hour period. >> but you do it anyway. thanks for joining us everyone.
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>> sasha fruit good morning. breaking news. reports this morning the man in white seen at the brussels airport with those two suicide bombers has just been arrested. he's believed to be a bomb maker with ties to the paris massacre. his capture coming after a massive man hunt, including
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today, wednesday, march 23rd, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," terror in brussels, with matt lauer in brussels, belgium, and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on this wednesday morng. though it is a little noisy where i am standing, what you're looking at right now is a moment of silence being observed by the people here in brussels, belgium. thatats a place called the place de la bourse. it is about a mile and a half from where i'm standing. moment of silence, part of the kind of trying to come to terms with what has gone on here in the last 24 hours. as i mentioned, i'm here in brussels. savannah is back in new york city. savannah, we've got an awful lot going on right now. breaking news on the investigation into these attacks. we know the names of the
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two brothers. khalid and ibrahim bakraoui, identified as the suicide bombers. the third man, the man in white with the black hat, he's been identified as najim laachraoui, already wanted in connection with the paris attacks. there are some reports he has been arrested. i want to say that nbc news has not been able to independently confirm those reports. now, raids are being carried out all across brussels. one of them led to the discovery of what investigators are calling a bomb making factory. the attacks are inspiring a show of solidarity around the world. iconic landmarks across europe and the u.s. have been lit in belgium's national colors. black, coyellow and red. there is a lot to get to this morning. we want to start with nbc's keir simmons, joining me right now


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