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to boston, thousands preparing for the worst as the category 1 storm beryl at the u.s. coastline and is already killed 58 people in the caribbean. good evening. >> several governors along the east coast including martin o'malley have declared states of emergency. they are urging coastal residents to move inland ahead of a potentially huge storm formed by the merging of hurricane sandy and a winter storm. people in fells point our gatherings sandbags but we begin with our media relatives. >> the latest updates about our storm, sandy is still a hurricane but a marginal one. category one. 75 mph winds. we can see on the radar rain coming out of the carolinas moving up the eastern shore. also the front out to the west.
give us 48 hours and maybe there will be snow. the forecast tracks and ensembles show that new jersey or somewhere around there, will be the target for plan for further -- for landfall for the storm. it will be very big storm. not likely a hurricane by then. more like a noreaster. there are a number of warnings that have been issued that go into effect, not tonight, but tomorrow night. starting late sunday night. a flood watch in affect for our area throughout maryland and a high wind watch. starting late monday night, a coastal flood watch. the winds will be varying around. that would affect certain coast lines more than others. we will be talking about all this coming up in a few minutes.
george joins us live from fells point talking about how people are getting ready. >> secretary to: security gen in the polish town of reached out to gov. martin o'malley -- hasetary janet napolitnoano reached out to gov. martin o'malley. baltimore city continued to replenish the sand piles here because people is taking advantage of the time to get ready for hurricane sandy. people were in full blown apparent this mode saturday. at delta but, some businesses were boarded up and send back for placed -- at fells point, some businesses were boarded up and sandbags were placed. >> i do not think it will be bad
but to be on the seaside, that is what i'm getting sand. >> when the rain began sunday, employees will put them around inside because here flood waters after travel under the pier and up through the source system. >> we are kind of scared. i am ready to get anything that comes your >> grocery and supplies stores like target experienced another busy day. >> almost like a black friday tight day after thanksgiving atmosphere. workers were busy restocking bread and canned food. >> we are getting replenishment trucks after night -- after the stores close tonight. we will be getting a dozen of our key items tonight such as water and more batteries. >> if you live in low-lying areas of baltimore city and have not gotten your stand yet, this sand and two other locations
will still be available tomorrow. at seventh morning, the maryland emergency management agency will go to level one activation. all hands will be on deck to make sure all communication and coordination is at its highest level for the storm. >> thank you. bge is planning for the potential of several hundred thousand customers outages beginning as early as tomorrow night. crews were at m &t stadium setting up. the utility has nearly two dozen local and out as the crew members ready to restore power. they are already asking customers be patient. >> because the storm is supposed to hit us continually for four days, it will be long restoration process. with a lot of flooding and with high winds, if wind is higher than 25 miles per hour, our crews cannot go out and you there but i -- to use their
bucket trucks. >> should do this power, bge wants you to call them and let them know. do not assume that your neighbors have reported the out is. that number -- 877-778-2222. stay with 11 news on the air and on line for the latest on hurricane sandy. the contract of the storm on our interactive radar, satellite images in get updates on live wire. see how to prepare for power outages. you will find it all on wbaltv.com. >> sandy may be one of the reasons for an unprecedented c- net developed today at early voting centers. lines along that one voter waited six hours to cast her ballot. for most voters, it is hard to remember when the polls look like this.
day one of the early voting bloc wraparound lines in randallstown. hundreds deep. young children were falling asleep as builders waited for hours to cast their ballots at the community center -- as voters waited for hours to cast their ballots at the committee center. >> it was the same scene in southwest baltimore. very long lines edmondson high school. >> the fact that we have a storm around the corner does make early voting even more significant. we do not know how that storm will affect us. or how long the power may be out. >> he also pointed to voter suppression efforts in other states and a possible ripple affect felt here. >> the mere fact that there were people trying to stop them from wanting to vote makes them want to go even more. >> some voters said they were drawn in early by the number of
issues on the maryland ballot from st. sex marriage to gaming. even so, and election officials are stunned. >> it is very overwhelming. and a great turnout. this is what we wanted to see happen during all that -- early voting. >> the way did not deter people. did they want to give up? >> not when it is your civic duty. >> the early voting is open to registered voters. from 10 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. through november 1 except tomorrow when ey will be open from noon until 6:00 p.m.. you can find early voting centers on our web site, wbaltv.com. the governor's office says it will determine if changes to the early voting scandal are necessary to protect the public. >> the approach of hurricane sandy is forcing the obama and mitt romney seems to be right to their campaign matt. -- to rewrite their campaign map.
president obama said mitt romney is offering a re run at past policies. mitt romney join markell rupiah -- joined marco rubio tpday. oday. the obama teams as president obama is ready to stand a case of disaster because of hurricane sandy. >> download our new election mobile app to see a picture of your nearest polling place in keep up to the minute with the campaigns. search and download election 2012 on a smartphone where tablet. >> sandy is causing news already before she is technically affecting us. >> a huge storm. winds running about 500 miles out to the center of the storm. monday looks like the target date. i will talk about that coming up.
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>> officials tried to figure out what sparked a fire that killed a 5-year-old boy. this two-story row home in the 1400 block of charles town -- charlestown drive. two other family members were home at the time but they managed to escape. authorities say it is not clear if the boy died from smoke inhalation, burns or both. >> baltimore county police are investigating a deadly accident in hunt valley that happened just before 8:00 this morning. investigators say the driver of a motorcycle lost control, crossed the center lane and collided head-on with a foreigner. the driver of the motorcycle died at the scene. the driver of the forerunner is a the the shot turner -- is at the shock center. >> people in ocean city could be
>> ocean city to be hard hit by hurricane sandy. >> officials are urging residents to prepare for the worse. sarah simpson has more on how folks are getting ready. >> we still have trouble with the windows. we are boarding up yen resting it in the peace tonight instead of being worried. -- up and resting in peace tonight instead of being worried. >> texas personal responsibility and get prepared for the storm. -- tak some personal responsibility and get prepared for the storm. >> she is at the beach cottage in her family since the 1950's. >> i'm getting out of here. i'm going back home. >> for those residents planning to stay, officials say is stock up.
have at least a three days supply of food and water and plenty of batteries. >> we want people to pay close attention to this. we do not want complacency. we survive everything. we will survive this one as long as everybody works together with us to do so. >> two of the biggest concerns are flooding and power outages. >> hour emergency services may be overwhelmed over time. this is a long of that. we want everybody to be on the same page and be ready for anything. >> crews are making an effort to be as prepared as possible. spending the day fuelling trucks ingathering vests and boots the the the case -- in case water levels get high. >> she says her repair -- represents are done. >> i hope i have a place when i come back and it is not full of water. i want to sit in my daughter wants me to leave. love stories. i am not.
-- i love storm. i am a nut. >> locally let's look at the radar. here's some of the rain from down in the carolinas. finally pushed up here. getting some light sprinkle and our activities. mostly on the eastern shore. morse began down south. circle baltimore here. what you see for baltimore westward, all around the radar site. that is nothing. that is all related to hurricane sandy. the initial rain fall. our rain chances will be increasing overnight. during the day today, and i stay. a little breezy but it made it to 68 at the airport for the high. 63 is typical. pretty close to normal for this time of year. turned out to be really nice. in the state to make the preparations for the storm coming. -- a nice day to make the preparations for the storm
coming. here the storm. out over the ocean. some 300 miles away from cape hatteras. the storm is moving to the northeast right now. eventually the storm will take a more northwesterly path and aim toward parts of new jersey. also there is a thought out to the west. temperatures and the the 40 posited the garrett county. the front is now running into the circulation pattern around hurricane sandy itself. it is a huge storm . in a large wind field. -- a large wind field. running into a high population area. behind the front, another factor that energizes the storm. we will keep going when they interact. that is part of the form the. here is the latest -- 75 mph
winds. hurricane sandy is about 300 miles away from north -- from hatteras. it will continue to move more north and northwest. it looks like it will be offshore wednesday evening. southern new jersey, this particular track. the cone of influence runs from the chesapeake bay all the way up to connecticut. and massachusetts. there's still a wide target here. beacons -- we can still o somdoe hunkering down. if the rain showers tonight. otherwise crowded. 50-55, overnight low. breeze from the north east. it picks up the murrah, 10-20 mph or so. from the north. rain chances increase. high temperature, not much
warmer from now. 55-60 expected. here's our feature cast. ahead of the storm as it is coming in, that is where we will probably get the most rain and wind will start picking up. this is monday at 9:00 a.m. coming a dissident -- into southern nj. thomas rabach and expect that the storm? the computer models -- how much rain can we expect from the storm? it depends on how quickly it moves across the area. here's the 7 day forecast. in the 50's for a few days. heaviest rain on monday into tuesday morning. then things kind of settle down by the end of the week. >> a couple of conference losses on the record for townsend. today on the road -- nice
three quarterbacks on the roster. set on the fast track to a ball game. now they have just one quarterback and it is hard to find a place on the schedule that looks good for another win. maryland against boston college today. freshman linebacker and a freshman tight end. wow. caleb is a real quarterback, is not experience. fourth quarter. steps on diggs. look the other freshmen though goodness, he is fast. terps take a 17-13 lead. another heartbreaking finish for maryland. jonathan coleman absolutely vital been. it 14 yard touchdown. 20-17. now 4-4 on the season. first quarter, finally find
terence west. sophomore at northwestern high school in baltimore. running back is free and gone. 78 yards. a simple option became a 40 yard dash. tigers get a big caa win over villanova. others were today -- east carolina dominated the pirates. 56-28. speaking of streaks, and the division 3, a johns hopkins continues to dominate the mid- atlantic. -- 8 and 0 on the
season. no chance for a breather this afternoon at home against mcdonough. second quarter. eagles have 7-0, but travis to t. scott. no good, though. late second. the greyhounds win this one by a final of 48-12. final of 48-12. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too.
mayor: casino owners in west virginia are spending millions against question seven. that upsets me. and that upsets jonathan ogden. you don't want to upset jonathan ogden. ogden: no you don't. mayor: question seven means thousands of jobs and millions for our schools. but these west virginia casinos want to keep it all for themselves. we're not happy about that. ogden: no we aren't. mayor: so join us and vote for question seven. and west virginia, don't make me send jonathan ogden over there. mayor: vote for question seven. ogden: for baltimore. >> a final check on the
forecast. >> monday looks a critical day. but watch and high wind was. go into effect late sunday night. on the night, a coastal flood watch goes into effect. nothing in effect right now. our forecast -- showers tomorrow but the intensity picked up monday and tuesday. the winds along with the rain. temperatures will be rather chilly. >> cold. we will be following it. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- this november, we the people of ohio will go to the polls and move this country forward. now it is my distinct honor to introduce the president of the united states. i wouldn't want his job, right? ladies and gentlemen, president barack obama. [