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we are under a yellow weather alert for this afternoon. storms moving in later today. we'll also see a big drop in temperatures heading into the weekend. good afternoon and thank you for joining us at noon. i'm andrea roane. melissa is tracking what is heading our way. >> they are ever so close.
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last lunchtime with this warmth in the air and sunshine in the dc metro. you can see back to the west we have rain moving in along the i- 81 corridor and behind the rain that is ahead for this afternoon we're talking about a really blustery and just cold dreadfully cold start to the weekend in comparison to what we've seen so far. we have the cloud cover overtaking our western suburbs in northern virginia. this is what first alert live le yellow weather alert day. a couple of showers already arriving along the i-81 corridorrer in winchester down towards luray getting in on light rainfall.
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notice. it's the gusty winds. right now 76 degrees. worry going to talk about very cold start to the weekend coming up. you can always catch the forecast, at the palm of your hands, download our free wusa 9 app. there are just 18 days to go until americans go to the polls to elect our next president. the two leading candidates had plenty to say during a charity event in new york with the latest. >> reporter: hillary clinton and donald trump head separate ways today campaigning in key battleground states ahead of the november 8th election. they were together thursday night for a charity dinner that is supposed to include good- natured ribbing. >> it's the first time ever, ever, that hillary is sitting down and speaking to major corporate leaders and not getting paid for it. [ laughter ]
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a 5 if she loses the torch and tablet and changes her hair. >> reporter: but the roast turned icy when the jokes took on a more personal tone. >> hillary is so corrupt -- she got kicked off the watergate commission. [jeering] >> reporter: trump is facing another shake-up in his campaign staff. jim murphy, his national political director resigned, less than three weeks before election day. sources tell cbs news the veteran republican operative made the decision after the release of the 2005 billy bush tape showing trump talking about forcing himself on women. >> we shouldn't tolerate this behavior from any man let alone a man who wants to be the president. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama slammed trump's treatment of women while campaigning for clinton in phoenix. >> donald trump will be campaigning in virginia beach
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set to take place at regents university. doors open at noon but the event is scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m. the barbs between the candidates last night were a hit on social media us a might imagine. >> what do you think? we would love to hear from you. drop us a line on our wusa 9 facebook page and let your voice be heard. timing is running out for virginia residents to register to vote. a federal judge expanded the registration deadline in the commonwealth but today's the last day to take care of it. after the state's on-line
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isis fighters struck targets around the city of kirkuk overnight as iraqi and kurdish fighters moved closer. >> reporter: multiple explosions in kirkuk this morning. suspected suicide bombs, gunmen attacked at least one government compound. a group of extremists also apparently attacked a power plant outside kirkuk where the manager tells us three people were killed. there were also reports that is in a hotel and mosque shooting it out with the kurdish force that's control the city. but we are still trying to confirm those details. meanwhile iraq's elite special forces recaptured a town that is 10 miles east of mosul. there was intense fighting there yesterday and the iraqi military told us that isis used
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bombs. those cars and trucks were driven at high speed toward iraqi forces. in northern iraq here people are bracing for more. isis may losing on the battlefield but doesn't mean the attacks will stop. in fact it may motivate isis to carry out more. a former government contractor heads to court later this afternoon charged with stealing top secret government information. harold martin will be federal court in baltimore. he had access to classified documents from the nsa and investigators say he used to it take home the classified material from 1996 to 2016. the materials were seized from his again burnie home august 27th. more found in his yard and his car. authorities are investigating a deadly crash in
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where a man on a motorcycle was killed. authorities say he struck at least one vehicle and was thrown from his motorcycle. medics rushed him to the hospital where he died from his injuries. a couple that confessed to killing their 3-month-old son will make their first court appearance in about an hour for a bond hearing. police say antoine petty repeatedly punched the baby to get him to stop crying. then he and car and buried him later. the couple led detectives to the shallow grave earlier this week. at least four separate shootings rocked southeast dc overnight causing property damage to homes and cars. reporter john henry joins from us southeast where a family's home was even shot at as they slept inside. >> i'm at the corners of s and naylor streets southeast where you can see evidence of
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all the violence to come to an end. the sound of gunfire rang out through four different parts of southeast overnight. in this apartment complex in stanton road bullets shattered car windows. on the 3400 block of 12th street police found shell casings in the street. then at the corner of naylor and s, a shocking sight. a shooting at a home. >> six shots in a row. apartment wasn't hit but her neighbor's unit, a floor below, did receive a lot of damage. the local anc commissioner told us the woman who lives there was inside of the apartment with her four children at the time of the shooting. >> she says she just woke up and saw the ceiling smoking. and she didn't know what had happened. >> reporter: so far we know no one was hurt during the shootings but she still says the violence in his
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do more to put a stop to it. >> she needs to hear to the many shootings that is going on. >> reporter: residents like jocelyn just want to live in peace. >> it's a very unsafe place sometimes. >> reporter: no one in this building was hurt. with the latest from southeast, john henry, usa 9. >> no word on if any of the shootings were linked. we talked to the mayor this morning about the shootings. when pressed she said she was says she promises to follow up with local leaders about the matter. saying bye-bye to the panda, that will be sent back to china in early 2017. part of the deal with the china wildlife conservation association. all cubs must be moved to china by the time they turn 4. the zoo says it's planning special
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bon voyage. the first cub born at the zoo since 2005. why would someone go to a deserted island only to have thousands of people follow him on social media? first, a flasher is lurking around a local school. hear from parents and students who are demanding police take action. (war drums beating) fight heartburn fast. with tums chewy delights.
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welcome back. we're learning new information about a man that exposed himself earlier this week. it happened across the street prolafayette elementary school. a dc public schools spokesperson says no students were at the school but parents still on edge. >> reporter: the most recent incident happened at this home on broad branch road. this is literally across the street from the lafayette
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answers. as parents outside of lafayette elementary school, asked how they feel and you'll hear a few common words. >> it's disturbing. >> it's disturbing. >> it's terrible. >> it's not something you want in your community. >> reporter: the reaction comes days after the tuesday flashing, three young girls were walking on the sidewalk, heard a banging on the second floor window, they looked over and they reported seeing a man with a "round belly and to any children obviously, you hope it doesn't happen specifically to your child. >> reporter: the property owner tells usa 9 the flasher broke into the home in order to expos himself. that house is currently under construction and unoccupied. father mark wellborne says it's the not the first incident in the area. on october 24th a man honked at a woman to get her attention on
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-- to expose himself. >> it's more concerning now. >> reporter: she says it's an opportunity to teach her kids a valuable lesson. >> you don't create fear but create recognition there are things in this world that are not good. >> reporter: speaking with the homeowner earlier he told me that work has been done to cover up the windows and entryways. he says they are going to add yet another barrier to the second floor window later today. reporting in northwest, wusa 9. >> many parents say the school sent a letter home about the incident. and dps do tell us the young girls involved were not students at lafayette elementary school. new developments in the sex scandal involving the men's basketball team at the university of louisville. a former escort says the former director of basketball operations andre mcgee paid her and other escorts thousands of dollars in exchange for sex with recruits and players in
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the ncaa cited mcgee and the head coach rick me tino for failing to monitor his staff. petino. >> do i agree with the failure to monitor one of my people? absolutely not. i overmonitor my staff. >> the coach says he's only guilty of trusting his staff. he could be suspended over the ncaa violation. the university has 90 days to respond. in case you missed it the white house was bathed last to mark breast cancer awareness month. last night. people gathered at the north lawn as the executive mansion slowly took on a coral hue. president obama claimed october breast cancer awareness month. in an effort to encourage lifestyle changes to prevent breast cancer and screenings to detect and treat the disease early. today's national mammography day. for the first time since the pulse nightclub shooting in
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the building were open for a special event. people came together to create a mural to remember the 49 killed and show support for the 68 survivors. the mural was created by artist mr. brainwash, he says the june 12th shooting shook him. >> there's a statement that we are here. we are not forgetting, we are here. we give love. >> the event was held on spirit day, a day designed to bring a texas man is not only choosing to live on a desert island, he is streaming the experience live on facebook so you can follow too. mark mcgowan made the more than 3,000 mile trip to newfoundland earlier this month and has been living alone on the island for nearly two weeks. thousands have been keeping him company as they watch him live on facebook. so why is he doing this? >> i wasn't supposed to be the one out here. there was somebody else with a
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>> roughly 11,000 people watch his adventures on the deserted island everyday. typhoon slamming hong kong. trading on the stock market suspended after the third most serious storm signal was hoisted. more than 700 flights were cancelled or delayed. the storm is now moving towards mainland china. melissa, you used a very descriptive word to talk about how cold it's going to be. i can't remember what it was. >> i don't remember. >> devastatingly cold? >> it's going to be pretty brutal. like a 180 flip from what we were like this week in the 80s. this weekend we're heading back to winter and i can guarantee you tomorrow afternoon if we
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water they are not going to be wanting to be outside. on the boat. it's going to be that windy. it's also not going to be comfortable for those of you watching football games. we have three big football games in town this weekend. howard university, navy and annapolis, and maryland tomorrow evening. all of you need to dress in layers for those games. 76, enjoy it. this is the last of the warmth. we have a yellow weather alert because before the cold arrives we for lunchtime, if it's sunny now, we'll squeeze out another hour or so of sunshine. evening commute, dealing with showers for that as well, with high school football later this evening. on live doppler you can see fairfax county, immediate metro area dry but there are showers that are preceding a cold front. and that cold front, dividing line between that nice warm air that is in place now and the
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fall, because we're going to see temperatures go from what they are normally in august back to what they are in november. so we're kind of doing a temperature swing. you can see the 70s now east of the mountains before the cold front. 55 cincinnati. chicago 51. minneapolis 47. that cold air is arriving in our direction as we get into the weekend. this is futurecast. we'll talk about the rain showers around for this evening. evening commute, 4:00 p.m. heading from work early, you showers around, can't rule out a gusty thunderstorm as well. showers as we get into later this evening. not as widespread. hit or miss. but they will be around through 11:00 p.m. and late in the overnight i do expect most of these to start winding down with a few sprinkles lingering. with the temperatures falling, something interesting could happen in the higher elevations, of about 3,000 feet. we could see a few flurries or burst of wet snow. that is in the higher elevations, don't get too excited.
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colder. no snow for us. so look at the temperature crash over the next several hours. by 7:00 p.m., 62. the wind will pick up overnight, and tomorrow a bigger punch of cold air heading in this direction. so we're in the 70s today. look at tomorrow's highs, in the 50s. not only is it going to be in the 50s, but the winds throughout the day tomorrow will be gusting in the order of 30 miles per hour or more than that. i think it's going to be windiest in the then we'll start to see winds subsiding from there later in the evening. but still those college football games, make sure you dress in layers. temperature for the maryland game tomorrow evening, starting in the 50s. falling into the 40s with wind chill factors towards the end of the game. around 40 degrees. here's a look at the next three days. yellow weather alert this afternoon. you can always track the showers at our fee wusa9 app. tomorrow cold and blustery,
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into next week. on issues that matter to northern virginia, barbara comstock and donald trump have a lot in common. bill o'reilly: overturn roe v. wade; that's a specific thing that you would do? trump: well, overturn or overturn... comstock: i think roe v. wade should be overturned. trump and comstock. trump: i'm totally for defunding. we shouldn't be giving to planned parenthood. while comstock voted five times to defund planned parenthood. northern virginia, we need luann bennett. standing up to trump and comstock. standing up for us.
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a chemical leak in kansas ti residents told to stay inside. it's just north of kansas city. according to officials two chemicals were inadvertently mixed together, one became airborne. 18 to 26 people were treated for respiratory issues but so far no serious seer injuries reported. >> this is video of a fight that erupted after police went to the home of a man they say
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car and trailer home. authorities say the home's occupants were aggressive, those inside tell a different story. >> with no respect, no tone of respect anymore. and they say he was proud of his officers? >> the problem is -- if people are raising children right to respect authority, or the police officers, school teachers, however it may be they would not have the problems they have today. >> two officers had to be taken to the the hit and run driver as well as his family are now all
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much colder for saturday. stuck in the 50s. >> button up the overcoat. that is it for wusa9 news. back at 5:00. until then have a great afternoon and terrific weekend. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. we guarantee to make switching easier. we'll show up on time. you're right on time. as promised, to install fios and set up the wi-fi that
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