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video shows the moment drug lord el chapo escaped from a maximum security prison. we're learning more about the teen girl who survived a deadly plane crash. and history in the big apple as the first ever men's fashion week gets under way. the news starts right now. good morning. welcome to wusa9. it's wednesday, july 15. i'm andrea roane. we will be dry this morning but take along the umbrella. be prepared for some afternoon showers. >> we've got erica grow and larry moiler tracking conditions -- miller tracking conditions for you outside. so far so good. >> i'm calling today kind of an in between day because we're gearing up for the best weather we're going to have in a while. thursday and friday look perfect. today is not too bad. we just have a small threat for a couple of showers here or
there. not everyone will see it and it's not going to rain all day by any means. another gorgeous start if our michael & son camera. some blue tint out there for the sky. we'll see temperatures pretty comfortable, into the mid-80s. the humidity is dropping and that's going to be the key here this time of year. winds are out of the northwest. that's going to usher in that nice dry air, especially for this evening. a threat for a shower today. temperatures across the region are comfortable. 66 gaithersburg. as you head down to southern maryland, about 70 degrees on average. so the rain did come last night after the taylor swift concert so that's good. just prepare for a quick passing shower, a quick downpour but the winds are so strong that it will usher it right out of the way. temperatures into the mid-80s by this afternoon.
[ no audio ] a heavily traveled d.c. road has been closed all morning because of a police investigation. last night a woman was struck and killed on suitland parkway on stanton road in southeast. police say a pickup truck struck the woman while she was attempting to change a tire. >> we're told that pickup truck driver tried to get away but then hit another car. that driver has been charged with second-degree murder, dui and leaving the scene of a crash. as we said this has closed that road so larry here now with the latest on the closure. we reported on the closure just about an hour ago. the good news is that everything is back open now so both inbound and outbound lanes on the suitland parkway are now open. if anything, you'll just have to watch out for some glass that was on the road so just be mindful of that this morning. no issues on route 4, route 5 or 3301. 395 -- 301. 395 as well as d.c. 295 free and clear of any problems. we're off to a good start there
for your wednesday morning here. around the beltway we're issue and problem free. around the whole 63-mile stretch which is certainly some good news there. here's a live look to show you how things are shaping up if you're going to be traveling in town. this is 7th street northwest. just be mindful as you head out the door. again no issues in town along with breach drive and rock creek parkway free and clear of any problems. so we're certainly off to a good starmts. from our maryland camera -- start. from our maryland camera, from those -- for those of you traveling from 270 toward the beltway, no problems. we'll have another update coming up in roughly ten minutes. >> reporter: new this morning montgomery county police are trying to solve a murder investigation this morning after a violent night at a metro parking garage. i'm mike hydeck live at the wheaton metro station in silver spring. the red lining is moving fine right now, but that is not the case -- line is moving fine right now, but that was not the case last night as commuters tried to get home.
trains passed over the wheaton metro. police got the call about 7:00 last night that someone had been shot. they got to the second floor of this parking garage. they found clothes strewn everywhere and a man bleeding. he was quickly transported to the hospital where he later died. it was a mixture of fear and from us station last night as passengers -- frustration last night as passengers tried to get home. >> ma'am, ma'am, you have to step aside or just go across the street to the mall. stay over there for about 10, 15 minutes because right now there's a crime scene going on. >> this is where i grew up as a kid and i remember, you know, when the metro came in, the different changes that have occurred in this area. more crime, more traffic, more everything. >> reporter: police took two people into custody. they would not say if they were suspects or people of interest. the only thing they did say it the public should not be concerned about their safety and would only say the investigation is ongoing.
live at the wheaton metro station in silver spring, mike hydeck, wusa9. this story gets harder and harder to report. two people accused of killing a hagerstown boy for eating a piece of birthday cake without asking are due in court today. the suspects are oriana garcia, the 9-year-old's mother and his uncle jacob barajas charged in the second-degree murder of garcia's son jack. the 9 yearldz was regularly -- the 9 yearldz was regularly chain -- 9-year-old was regularly chained to a chair and beatenned by her fiance and mother. investigators say five cars jumped the track when a norfolk southern train was hit from behind by a second train valving in the same direction in dublin yesterday. two crew members were treated with minor injuries. >> reporter: happening today a major development in the case of the missing lyon sisters of montgomery county. gone now nearly 40 years ago
today. the state's attorney will have new information in the case. 12-year-old sheila, 10-year-old katherine lyon disappeared from then wheaton plaza march 1975. just two years ago police identified convicted sex offender lloyd welch as a person of interest and since then investigators have searched taylors mountain in bedford county, virginia. that's near the one-time home of welch and his uncle richard alan welch who worked as a security guard near wheaton mall. while we don't know what police found on that mountain, we do know there is a major break in the case today and police are bracing themselves for a large media presence at this noon news conference. of course, we're going to have a crew there but coming up in the next half-hour, i'll have more on the case and what led investigators to this day. i'm in the newsroom, delia goncalves, wusa9. it's a deal not built on trust but on verification. that according to president
obama who's expected to make his case again today for the iran nuclear deal during a news conference at the white house. as we understand the terms, iran will freeze the bulk of its nuclear program for a decade and in return economic sanctions will be lifted. the president defended the deal in an interview with the "new york times." >> we have cut off every pathway for iran to develop a nuclear weapon. >> republican critics accuse the president of making too many concessions in this deal. congress now has two months to review it before voting on whether to lift those u.s. sanctions against iran. the government of greece is facing a crucial vote today. the issue is reforms that creditors are demanding for greece's third bailout. the prime minister says he doesn't believe in the bailout deal but he says he's been presented with a, quote, oneway street by euro zone leaders. banks in greece are expected to remain closed until tomorrow. james holmes' murder trial takes the next step today.
we'll have a preview of that. >> months after the last winter storm left behind mounds and mounds of snow, boston is finally snow free. wusa9 is back after this. but first here's erica with a look at weather and a change for us. >> that's right. today is kind of the transition day. still kind of hot and humid yesterday. tomorrow is going to be a beautiful refreshing change and today we'll have a of both. we'll see a couple of showers. we're going to see breezy weather as well. high temperatures in the mid- 80s. still looking at the possibility
certainly no flooding rain like we've been dealing with off and on for the past couple of days. 68 degrees in frederick. 75 in downtown washington. 71 at andrews and 72 right now in fredricksburg. you can see just a few high thin clouds right now on the michael & son weather cam. more clouds will develop this afternoon and there is the potential for a few showers from about mid-morning onward. today's high temperature in the mid-80s. 82 at 1:00. 84 at 3:00. coming up we'll talk about even better weather arriving, though, for the end of the workweek in the first alert seven-day forecast. right now time for timesaver traffic. larry, take it away. no issues along the beltway. we're still in good shape. if anything we're starting to see some volume inbound on 66. again it's typical for the 6:00 hour but no accidents to slow you down much. i want to give you a look right now at route 7 and route 28 to show you how things are shaping up in areas like sterling, chantilly. no issues out there this morning. dulles toll road, even the greenway free and clear of any problems this morning. in town we're still in great shape right now. here's a live shot of wisconsin
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6:15. we were just talking about how the swifties dodged the raindrops yesterday. >> she was listening to you. >> we have one more round of showers to get to till a beautiful close to the week. >> the rain didn't arrive till 12:30 so they would have been okay anyway. i'm grad our forecast was a little bit behind for all those fans. we are looking at a small chance of rain today. that's it. by the time dinner time rolls around, we're in the clear and we are going to be looking at a gorgeous end to the week. really hard to come by. temperatures this comfortable in the middle of july. but it's going to be there. so we're starting off okay. no fog, no rain to deal with this morning, 75 degrees. i would just kind of grab the umbrella today. you're probably not going to need t. once you head out for your lunch hour, look at the sky. it's beautiful. check our mobile app because then you'll see some of the showers pushing on through. they're not going to last all
day or be very heavy but they will skirt on by. 75 degrees. the winds out of the northwest are dropping our dew point and that make it is more comfortable as the day unfoaldzs. 71 for anap -- unfolds. 71 for annapolis. 70 for manassas and 70 for leesburg. as we go through the afternoon, we'll just see a few showers come on in with the strong northwesterly winds but we like the northwesterly winds because they're going to set us up with that dry air for tonight and tomorrow. so the winds will be gusty, up to near 20 miles per hour for tonight. here's a look at the nature of how these showers are going to kind of sprinkle along the area. so any time after mid-morning through mid afternoon, that's going to be the best time to see some of these stray showers out there. by 5:00 starting to skirt on farther south and by the time tomorrow rolls around, we're good. i think you can leave the windows open tonight if you are -- especially in the suburbs.
86 today. 84 tomorrow. low humidity. 88 and warmer on friday. back to seasonable temperatures but it will be dry. nats on 9 on friday. the nats are at home this weekend. it will be very hot and summer like. larry, good morning. [ laughter ] good morning, allyson. want to let you know there is an issue in prince george's county coming from northbound kenilworth avenue making your way toward the outer loop. a dump truck and a car apparently got into an accident. sky 9 is right over it. we're not seeing much in the way of delays that is the dump truck right here. looks like police on the scene. if anything a bit after slowdown as you make your way to the outer hootch. once you get past that point, you're good to go there. be mindful if you're getting ready to head out the door. i want to take you to the maps and show you how things are shaping up on i-270. issue and problem free from buckeystown pike to the beltway. volume starting to build up in areas like centreville and manassas on 66. again typical for this hour. but from prince william parkway to constitution avenue northwest, a 47-minute commute.
we're still in fairly good shape on 95 on the virginia side from gordon boulevard to the beltway. a 12-minute commute for you this morning. westbound on 50 from mlk highway to south dakota avenue northeast, an 11-minute commute. here's a live look right now to show you how things are shaping up on 50, new york avenue rather as you make your way into town. no issues for folks coming from prince george's county making their way into town. we'll send it over to you. at 6:18 here's what's in the news right now. we're getting an inside look at the mile-long escape tunnel used by joaquin el chapo guzman. >> we're even seeing the moment he broke out of the maximum security prison. wendy gellet reports from new york. >> reporter: one -- gillette reports from new york. >> reporter: despite an extensive network of surveillance cameras, joaquin el chapo guzman was able to break out of his prison cell saturday night. he es scawped through a -- he escaped through a hole dug
under his shower. he escaped on a rusty motorcycle or a cart pushed 62 feet underground. there was a pipe, wires and lights running along the top of the tunnel. el chapo then climbed up this ladder reaching tree dom inside a small unfinished structure near the maximum security prison. he remains on the run despite a massive manhunt. security experts say this was an intricately devised escape that likely took more than a year to plan and build. buying a piece of land, constructing the building in the middle of the field, and then digging the tunnel. they say it's obvious there was inside help and three prison officials have been fired. wendy gillette for cbs news. >> he first escaped from prison back in 2001, he was on the run for 13 years before he was recaptured back in february of 2014. jurors will have to consider more than 11 weeks of sometimes graphic and often emotional testimony to decide the fate of accused colorado theater shooter james holmes.
jurors heard closing arguments yesterday. prosecutors tried to drive home their point that holmes knew exactly what he was doing when he killed 12 people and wounded 70 others. >> in there with one thing in his heart and in his mind and that was mass murder. >> the defense did not dispute that holmes was the gunman but they told jurors their client was insane at the time and didn't know right from wrong. six people are still unaccounted for in the wake of heavy rain and flooding in kentucky. two people were killed in those storms. officials estimate more than 150 homes have now been damaged or destroyed as well. the governor has declared a state of emergency there. well into summer it's finally gone. boston's massive pile of filthy snow has finally melted away. the pile accumulated into a 75- foot tower with tons of garbage mixed in this after a record breaking winter that dumped
more than 110 inches on the city. we crashed and i was the only one who made it out. those words from the 16-year- old girl who survived a plane crash in washington state. autumn veatch was released from the hospital last night and she says she trekked through mountains taking sips of water to survive before being picked up on the side of the road. she described her ordeal in a 911 call. >> are you injured at all? >> yeah, i have a lot of burns on my hand and i'm like kind of covered in bruises and scratches and stuff. >> autumn was traveling on a private plane with her step grandparents when she says they hit severe weather. search officials say they've located the wreckage. that happened last night and they will attempt to reach the crash site later this morning. some blurred lines cleared up this morning. a judge has trimmed more than $2 million from the verdicts of robert thicke and ferrell williams over their song
"blurred lines." the family is also being given a 50% further earnings [ inaudible ] arrested on the charges to weeks ago before his scheduled performance at radio city music hall in new york city. retailers are hoping you celebrate christmas in july by spending a few bucks online. today amazon and wal-mart are pitched in a battle for your holiday dollars. with two rivals online deals. if you plan on doing some shopping today, experts say it's important to comparison shop to make sure you're getting a good deal. >> what you'll find with amazon is not so much that it will show the regular price they charge but it's more a matter that they'll show the manufacturer's suggested retail price. >> amazon prime day offers exclusive deals for prime members only though you can sign up for a free 30-day trial to nab some of these great deals. wal-mart, though, is offering
online rollbacks for the next 90 days and that starts today as well. of course the deal of the day being best buy giving away $200 gift cards for 15 bucks. pluto is finally getting its day in the sun. the mystery planet no more as nasa scientists wait for the next set of pictures from the new horizons probe. >> the spacecraft phoned home last night during its journey
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6:26. in case you missed it mass incarceration makes our communities worse off and we need to do something about it. those words spoken by president obama yesterday at the convention in philadelphia. >> during his speech the president pushed to reform how criminals are put behind bars. >> hello, naacp. >> reporter: when the. first addressed the nation's -- the president first addressed the nation's oldest civil rights group years ago -- [indiscernible] >> if you're a low-level drug dealer or you violate your parole, you owe some debt to society. you have to be held accountable. and make amends but you don't owe 20 years. >> reporter: there are nearly
200,000 inmates in federal prisons and almost half are drug offenders. many sentenced under federal rules applying longer harsher sentences for crack cocaine than powder cocaine. >> justice is making sure every young person knows they are special and they are important and that their lives matter, not because they heard it in a hashtag but because of the love they feel every single day, not just love from their parents, not just love from their neighborhood, but love from police. >> reporter: the president signed legislation in 2010 reducing disparities in federal drug sentencing but mr. obama and key republicans and democrats in congress want to go further by giving federal judges more leeway in sentencing and reducing time served for those convicted of nonviolent drug offenses before 2010. major garrett, cbs news. >> president obama also called for reforms to help former prisoners get jobs and the
right to vote. mitsibishi, a top japanese company plans to issue an apology to former pows in the u.s. that apology is for using the 'ows for -- pows for forced labor during world war ii. a senior executive is expected to be on hand along with james murphy, the 94-year-old former pow. murphy spent a year at a copper mine in northern japan with about 500 other pows. now to the mission accomplished. nasa's new horizons spacecraft has captured its first up close look at pluto. confirmation of the mission's success came about 13 hours after the actual fly by. the space agency has released some close-ups of pluto but even better images are expected in the days and weeks to come. it is 6:29.
good morning. welcome to wusa9. it's wednesday, july 15. i'm andrea roane. we could call this a good, better, best forecast. maybe some showers today but the best is yet to come. >> just keeps getting better according to our team of trackers. allyson rae, erica grow, larry miller all in house to get you ready for this day ahead and walk us through this nice progression we've got the rest of the week. >> we're setting us up for a really nice end to the week. do you remember yesterday? our friendly spider friend. >> is he back? do we have a return? >> no, he's not back. however, you can see how productive he was yesterday if you take a close look. do you see it? do you see the web? he was busy. >> chagoing to work. >> a much better looking start this morning. 57 degrees. dew point at 65. winds out ever the northwest -- of the northwest today will keep bringing in the nice dry air for this evening.
you can't rule out a shower today. it's not going to be an overwhelmingly wet day by any evens but we are going to -- means but we are going to be setting us up for comfortable weather. especially by dinner time, the chance for rain will be gone. mid afternoon is kind of the peak time to see showers today. 66 for gaithersburg. 72 for fredricksburg. 69 for waldorf. andrews at 71. the rain did come yesterday after the taylor swift concert so that's good but we're still not done with the small chance of rain for the midday. so if you're headed out for lunch, make sure you grab the umbrella. you might see a quick passing shower. highs below average. that will be the trend for tomorrow as well. 81 degrees by noon. we'll top out about 85, 86 degrees. and tomorrow's forecast just looks perfect. kind of a rare day for a summer day. larry miller over you to. thank you. your time 6:31. metro riders still in good shape. no issues on the trains or buses. in college park this morning here for those of you that will
be traveling northbound on kenilworth avenue to the outer loop of the beltway, you will see an accident on the ramp. a dump truck vs. a vehicle. sky 9 is over the scene. delays are minor at this point so you're good to go there. looks like sky 9 is making its way to another scene at this point. on i-270, looks like all lanes are open as you make your way toward the beltway. no issues there this morning. over to you. who shot and killed a man at the wheaton metro station parking garage in silver spring? montgomery county police are trying to answer that question this morning. good morning. i'm mike hydeck live here. the red line is running fine right now but last night both the wheaton and silver spring stations, people could not get on for about an hour because the trains went right by so police could investigate this shooting. they gocall around 7:00 last night that someone had been shot on the second floor of this parking garage. when they got here, police saw clothes strewn everywhere and a man bleeding from gunshot wounds. he died at the hospital a short
time later. police did take two men away in handcuffs but they would not actually call them suspects or even persons of interest. lieutenant mcneil said this to residents. >> i would say they should not be concerned at this point. >> this is where i grew up as a kid. i remember when the metro came in, the different changes that have occurred in this area. more crime, more traffic, more everything. >> reporter: the identities of the men they took into custody not being released at this point but again the red line is working just fine this morning. live in silver spring, mike hydeck, wusa9. also this morning, a takoma park man is facing child porn charges. undercover police say bradley porter was sharing child pornography pictures from his home computer. they first went to his house in april. investigators say they found images on several computers and external hard drives. porter surrendered after fleeing to tennessee. a former assistant coach of the university of maryland men's basketball team is due in
court today. delonte hill is expected to have a probation hearing. hill was arrested and charged with dui last year and on probation for another dui. he was on turgeon's staff when he took over in 2011. a break if it is case of the missing lyon -- a break in the case of the missing lyon sisters in montgomery county. 12-year-old sheila, 10-year-old katherine walked from their home to then wheaton plaza march 25, 1975, never to return again. 38 years later, police identified two-time sex off -- convicted sex offender lloyd welch as a person of interest. investigators have since searched hyattsville homes connected to his family and dug through grave sites on a mountain in bedford county, virginia where welch once lived with his uncle who at the time was a security guard near the wheaton mall. >> we believe we have finally
zeroed in where we need to to find out the truth of what happened to those girls. we know who is responsible. each and every one of them which includes lloyd welch and family members. >> reporter: that was sound from investigators about a year ago after a development and much more on this case later today. welch says he saw his uncle sexually assault one of their -- one of the sisters, rather, in their hyattsville home and that he left never to see them again. much more on the news briefing coming up in our noon newscast. back to you in the studio. an undercover video is sparking an uproar this morning among antiabortion activists. they say the video shows a senior planned parenthood official discussing the sale of parts from aborted fetuses. planned parenthood says the not for profit donation of fetal tissue to research firms is perfectly legal. the film was made covertly last
year. a state legislator from bethesda is facing charges this morning. delegate ariana kelly is charged with indecent exposure and trespassing. court records say the democratic legislator was dropping off her children at her ex-husband's home and became upset that his fiance was in the house. kelly allegedly exposed her breasts and refused to leave the property. her trial is set for next month. on to the latest in the 2016 presidential race. this morning new jersey governor chris christie will appear in annapolis with maryland governor larry hogan. governor christie was a strong supporter of hogan's campaign and that's leading to speculation he'll get an endorsement from hogan. in d.c. some union members are planning a protest today over an endorsement of hillary clinton. the president after the american federation of teachers threw her support behind clinton last week. but backers of bernie sanders say the aft president has a conflict of interest because she's on the board of a super pack that's declared for
clinton. today's protest is planned for 10:00 a.m. outside the marriott wardman park in northwest d.c. good news for some montgomery county public students. the board of education has endorsed the plan to eliminate county doved final exams for middle -- developed final exams for middle school students this coming school year. it will place more emphasis on classroom instruction and less on testing. you want to see nicki minaj? she'll be at jiffy lube live july 22. >> just enter our text to win drawing. text the key words "nicki minaj" to 25543 for your chance to win. >> a pretty pleasant morning. i'm first alert meteorologist erica grow. looking at beautiful sunshine and blue sky. however, some clouds will develop later in the day. we're on the back side of the storm system that brought the thunderstorms yesterday and today we could see just a quick passing shower, breezy conditions and high temperatures in the mid-
welcome back. 6:39. i'm first alert meteorologist erica grow. we're in for a treat starting tomorrow. today not bad, though. it's kind of the transition day between yesterday's heat and humidity and thunderstorms and tomorrow's beautiful dry weather. currently it is 69 degrees in hagerstown. it's 66 in gaithersburg. 75, though, in downtown washington. we're still holding on to a little bit of that warmth and humidity there. in our day planner, we're going
to see the clouds fill back in this afternoon on the back side of yesterday's storm system. just a quick passing shower, nothing big. high temperatures today in the mid-80s. 82 with a shower possibleat lunch so maybe not a great day to have that lunch outdoors but tomorrow promises to be a great day for that. we'll talk more about your forecast coming up in a few minutes. right now time for timesaver traffic. larry, take it away. metro riders want to expect some delays on the red line because of an issue outside of a medical center where we had some track issues out there. [ stand by for captions ] traffic is not only being diverted in multiple directions but also being stopped. a number of emergency crews are on the scene. we're trying to get more information on what is exactly going on. for folks traveling on the red line need to account for some
welcome back. history is being made this week in new new york city because for the first time ever men's fashion is being celebrated. >> they're taking a different approach to the men's version. >> reporter: forget everything you thought you know about new york fashion week. behold the new testosterone fueled version of fashion. new york men's fashion on its first day ever featuring a seamingly endless supply of sultry staring hollowed cheek chiseled jaw genetically gifted guys doing their thing. >> what are the instructions they give you?
>> stand there and look pretty. >> reporter: presented before an ever appreciative and occasionally awed audience. >> a lot of eye candy? >> it's intense. >> reporter: new york fashion week men's will feature 40 shows. some will be static presentations like this. others runway shows. the styles and trends, colorful, casual, comfortable, and versatile. >> it's the ideas of feeling that you can go to the gym, continue your day and then at night be able to go to dinner. >> reporter: a men's fashion week in new york is an idea whose time has come, that in the last five years sales of men's wear have grown by double digits yearly creating a ginormous business. >> the men's wear industry is over $60 billion a year. >> reporter: men's wear experts like tom julian say there are several reasons for the explosion. >> the internet and social media, millennials and their passion for fashion. >> reporter: in the days ahead,
designers like michael coors, tommy hilfiger and calvin klein will show their collections. it's a concept that's been going on in milan and paris for years and now here in new york. >> it's missing one thing. >> a smile. >> that and zoolander. >> no one looks happy in those clothes. why would i want them? >> quite the selling point. 6:46. time to see what our partners over at cbs this morning are covering. >> gayle king is live in new york with a preview. we haven't said good morning to our partner and friend for a while. >> with a smile. >> i was away on vacation getting fatter and darker. i am smiling. i heard your last story. i'm smiling and i've got on clothes. good to see you both. the alternative is not cute. good to see you guys. ahead an uphill battle on capitol hill as the white house
tries to sell congress on the iran deal. nancy core advertise is there with the -- core tess is there with the reaction -- cortis is there with the reaction. and mixed martial arts champ. she tells ben tracy how she knocked out her critics and she shows him her signature move. i have no idea what that looks like so i'm curious. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. they say this woman is amazing what she does in a ring. >> ben tracy afraid, very afraid. >> about to find out. >> have a great day, gayle. welcome back. >> see you guys. meanwhile allyson rae working the radar right now and liking what you're seeing. >> good, better, best. >> we do have a chance for a shower today, a quick passing shower. i think we're starting to see a couple of returns on the radar. i don't think a lot is falling from this return. take a look at it, doppler 9000. we'll have a few passing showers throughout the day. i think there are a couple of
sprinkles out there along warrenton and 66. i don't think too much is falling but the chance for rain is still there today. they'll be quick passing showers. maybe in this darker green just northwest of warrenton, south of 66 maybe a couple of showers there. but this is pretty light. as we head through the day, a couple more showers throughout the day but we'll see an okay day. we're setting your lfs up for a thighs -- ourselves up for a nice one. by dinner time you'll notice a big difference. a small chance for rain right through the afternoon. 75 degrees. the dew point at 65. we like that. it's more comfortable. by tomorrow morning, morning joggers, you are going to love tomorrow morning's weather. 68 for baltimore. 70 for manassas. 72 for fredricksburg. martinsburg at 66. we can see the rain come on through after midnight last night so it did stay away from the taylor swift concert but we're not done with the rain chances just yet but it's worth
it because by the time we head to thursday and friday, you're going to like what you see. here are your rain chances today. not too much but they will push on through, light for the most part and by thursday and friday, rain free and temperatures are going to be very comfortable. high today 86 degrees. 84 for tomorrow. 88 for friday. and as we head through the weekend, it will be back to summer. larry, over to you. allyson, thank you. still have delays on the red line in both directions because of an issue outside or rather between the gov near and -- grovener and medical center station. didn't find anything. now the traffic is clearing up now. all the emergency crews that were there on the scene are now leaving. back to the maps right now. we're talking about how things are shaping up on i-270. traveling from buckeystown pike
to the beltway 33 mince for you -- minutes for you this morning. volume starting to build up in fairfax. a 47-minute commute from prince william parkway to constitution avenue. westbound on 50 there mlk highway to south dakota northeast, a 11-minute commute. on i-270, you can see all lanes are open as you make your way into bethesda. over to you. >> all right, larry. you know you never know where stars will pop up these days. normally it's a social media blitz and plenty of attention. sometimes not so much. >> that was the case in one pop- up concert. take a listen. ♪ [indiscernible] >> what you all thought of that? you thought that was cool?
hello? nobody heard anything? nobody? people in new york are very rude. oh, my gosh. >> no love for brandy on the subway in new york city. >> they didn't know it was brandy. >> crickets on the subway. >> everybody sings in new york but if you want to see her on stage looking more like brandy or roxy, she's starring in "chicago" on broadway. hopefully she's bringing them into the theater a little bit better than there. a change today at a local exhibit of
montgomery county police are investigating a murder at this wheaton metro station parking garage. i'm mike hydeck live in silver spring. they have two people in custody. they are not calling them suspects just yet, however. delia? >> reporter: i'm in the newsroom with a major development in the 40-year-old cold case of the mying lyon sisters. the montgomery county sheriff and state's attorney will give us de-- won't give us details right now but they are preparing for a massive media
response to a briefing at noon today. they will have a major break in this case and of course we're going to have a crew there and tweet and post updates as soon as we get them. back to you, nick. president obama is holding a press conference today at the white house. he'll continue to make a case for the historic nuclear deal with iran. yesterday the u.s. and five other world powers reached a deal with iran to curb its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. the deal sets up a battle on capitol hill now where some lawmakers and presidential contenders remain skeptical of this deal. congress has 60 days to review it starting sunday. the controversy over comedian bill cosby is prompting a minor change at the smithsonian's national museum of african art. today the museum plans to post a sign telling visitors that an exhibition featuring art collected by cosby and his wife is about the artist and not a tribute to cosby. dozens of women have publicly accused him of sex crimes and misconduct, although he's never been charged with a crime.
nasa is hailing its pluto fly-by mission a success this morning. engineers confirmed the new horizons spacecraft came within 7800 miles of pluto's orbit, the closest approach ever. it's a decade-long multimillion dollar and mile journey. we have a chance for a shower today. they're not going to be long lasting. in fact, i'm tracking one area not really reaching the ground for the most part but maybe a couple of sprinkles headed to warrenton and also along 66. a couple of showers here or there but highs today into the mid-80s. the strong north we were winds today -- northwesterly winds today, a breezy afternoon is setting us up for a great end of the week. report of a tree down clara barton parkway at mcarthur boulevard. no reports of any lane closures but be mindful. u.s. park police will be heading there as well. no issueses on you make your way toward the beltway. all lanes are open. traffic is flowing freely from
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