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strong rip currents and windy conditions. they want folks to stay away
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ace >> yeah. certainly unfortunate timing as we approach the labor day weekend. the good news for us is most of us should be out of our area by saturday n. the meantime we have a few things to watch many first tropical depression 8. it's about 70 miles east of haddarus this morning. continue to move northeast. not going to be a big event for us anymore. certainly interest in the beach. strong rip currents. strong surf could continue over the next day or so. it shobe as far as our conditions are concerned, we're looking add pretty dry weather as we do start off our morning. let's get straight to those temperatures. 72 in raleigh. 71 in durham. a few more of you in 60s. 69 in roxboro and 67 in henderson. a little bit of fog near the 95 corridor. 84 at lunchtime today and then
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high. still hot and humid for this time of year. fall back to near 87 where we could see an isolated shower or storm. better storm chances storm as a cold front approaches us. the details in your storm team forecast. right now let's check in with al lie. >> happy wednesday. doesn't look too bad. a stalled car on 40 westbound has been cleared but tonight some stuff you need to know about if you're traveling on 40. at 9 p.m. we're going to have one section -- a couple fortify for another traffic shift. crews will be throughout making a lane change. heads up for them. roads a lotting pretty good. bright and early this morning. same thing if you're traveling towards fort bragg-fayetteville area. a look at your southbound lane drive times. i-40 to downtown. 17 if you're taking 70 from 540
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i-40. 540 to downtown about 21 minutes there. outside a look early at the clayton bypass on i-40. no delays just yet. you've got about an hour until you start to see that area pick up. russ? stephen? >> thank you, allie. >> now shedding light on the moments after a toddler was found in a hot car monday night. >> that little girl was ramirez. she died at the scene. today the family is expected to tell us more about what happened. cbs north carolina reporter emma wright is live this durham to explain. emma? >> reporter: family members say that that little girl was found dead in a anybodyny van outside of the family member's apartment on monday. neighbors say that the girl's father and nearby bystanders tried to help him break in the van to save that little girl but it
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leslie ramirez's father came around around 7:00 and noticed the lights were on and saw the little girl inside. police say the girl was pulled from the car a few minutes later but pronounced dead by ems. several distraught neighbors called 9-1-1 while other neighbors watched on as they tried to save the little girl. >> she was in the heat i guess. i >> durham police say that the death is suspicious. they say that they will perform an autopsy to try to figure out the exact cause of death. they say homicide investigators are also on the scene. in the meantime family members say they will hold a press conference later this morning to talk more about what happened. cbs north carolina will be there, of course. you can find jut dates on our website wncn.com and
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>> thank you. a raleigh man who once dressed as santa claus and performed at kids birthday place will beneficiary child porn. 65-year-old pled guilty. he's also worked as a magician before too and authorities say he was busted when he took his computer in for a repair last year. fayetteville police are hoping this video will lead to an arrest. clearly a man had his truck stolen at gunpoint. h last friday morning. right now two hurricanes heading toward hawaii prompting the governor to -- forecasters are expected to pass just south of the big island early thursday. breaking overnight u.s. senator john mccain is advancing to the november election in hopes of winning a sixth term.
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beating tea party activists and former state senator kellyward and two other republicans. she said that add 80 years he would be unable to complete another term. >> donald trump traveling to mexico to meet privately with the country's president. the development comes as hillary clinton use of a private e-mail server during his time -- >> little insight into this evening. >> we are also going to secure our border and stop the drugs from pouring in. and destroying our country. i'll be talking about that tomorrow night in arizona. big speech on immigration. >> that big speech comes amid speculation that the republican nominee is softening his stance on deporting millions of undocumented immigrants. at a rally in washington state
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rival hillary clinton. >> hillary clinton's immigration policy, it brings in illegal immigrants and refugees to take jobs from our hard working, african- american, and hispanic citizens. >> clinton has been off the campaign trail is still being dogged by her use of a private e-mail server. the fbi could release documents including interview notes as early despite recommending no criminal charges against her. >> this is something that we wanted to have happen and we're really glad it's going to. >> she had hoped to move away from the controversy. she hitsed campaign trail again today in cincinnati. cbs north carolina. adding to issues for the clinton campaign, the state department revealed yesterday it has about 30 unseen e-mails recovered from the serve err.
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benghazi attacks. >> it seemed like it was right behind us. >> hundreds evacuated where the fight against yet another wild fire rages on. >> this dramatic rescue after a group of kayakers were struck by a ferry.
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now i mentioned some foggy conditions. look at. this all up and down the 95 corridor. visibility less than a mile rocky mount, goldsboro, wilson, edgecomb and halifax as well. the trend over the next five days will be cooler temperatures as thanks to a cold front. more details on this in your complete storm team forecast. severe weather hitting parts of colorado. leaving behind flooded streets and miles and piles
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injuries though. investigation underway after a ferry hit a group of days yakkers. police say ten people and eight days kayaks -- five people were injured. an employee with the company suffered the most serious injury. his arm was severed. they do not know what led to the crash but they're trying to figure out if sun glare played a roam. time right now >> i think there's a lot of good people out. just -- >> we're going to show you a bright spot in one florida community even as the skies start to darken. a crash landing at a nevada rv
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officials aren't saying much about the threats only to say they were serious enough to warrant the closings. >> donald trump travels to mexico fade. he'll meet with the country's president before delivering a major speech about immigration in arizona. expected to release documents relating to its investigation into hillary clinton's use of a private e-mail server during >> today we expect to hear more from the family of the 3-year-old girl found dead inside a home in durham. they have not determined the cause of death. so narrow no charges have been filed. >> the crash and fire damaged
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evacuations are underway as crews battle a brush fire. flames have consumed about 700 acres so far near beaumont. to control that fire they dubbed the -- officials are anticipating heavy wind and also rain. right now parts of the state are under a hurricane watc storm by leaning out drains to alleviate flooding and sandbag stations will remain open today. they want people to stay home or find a safe place to go before the storm hits and not put themselves in danger. >> also in florida, people called sandbag samaritans are helping neighbors prepare for the storm. >> i think there's a lot of good out. storm just bring them together.
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neighbors. the random actings of kind rbs taking place throughout the bay area. people say that neighbors helping neighbors is just what needs to with done. >> it appears tropical depression 8 will not cause memory and knowledge problems if our coast. it started moving away but red flags are still flying. officials want people to stay out of the water. high surf and dangerous rip currents are still a threat. we cannot esms enough just because it may look safe to swim does not mean it is. if front, stay out of the water. >> that's the biggested ad vise -- that's the thing. not a whole lot of life guards. >> i've been there. you need to be careful and strong rip currents could continue as the storm continues to pull away but that's the good new. it's on its way out. it's not saying we're in the
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us. 7 # degrees right now. a live picture from our tower camera. pretty quiet as we do start off our wednesday. no fog here in the immediate viewing area. in the tri angle area. getting to that in a moment. let talk temperatures. 64 now in south hill. 69 in roxboro. 70 in siler city. we've been monitoring the visibility an up and down the 95 corridor. the denses fog. rietle now roanoke rapids reses than a half mile at about .8 in goldsboro. slightly reduced around henderson. we'll continue to see if this fog expands further westward. hour by hour we'll go. l a.m. 10 a.m. 08 degrees.
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still going to be very humid. so keep that in mind if you're planning to exercise on your lunch hour. 87 at 2:00. a very small chance for a shower or storm later today. to here's the humidity forecast. you may not like it today and tomorrow. but by friday it's comfortable outside for the majority of us. wednesday eaps thursday though these dewpoints temperatures are going in to be in the upper 60s. we've been talking about that that week. we're dry this morning. i want to point out along the coast much drier as well. as tropical depression 8 is pull weag from the shore. looking at then into the evening hours. just a stray shower or storm. most of us still not going to see the impacts of that. as we head into tomorrow morning, we're dry. the cold front is going to have a bigger impact on the area. scattered showers and storms developing in the
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so the latest on tropical depression 8. these track just updating. it's still a tropical depression and it's moving northeast. right now it's about 75 miles east of cape maddarus. it's not going to be an issue for us. talking earlier. still watch out for the the rip currents if you have interest in the coast. it looks like it's been shifted to west wean that being said, look what happens now. stays over land a little longer and could impact our coast as we heads toward friday night, saturday morning. more rain for the coast. even possibly a little bit of rain for us as we head towards friday evening as well. so 90 our high today. 23489 durham. 91 in fayetteville. we'll fall to near 70.
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behind the front. 84 on friday. now a small chance of rain because we're watching tropical depression 9 closely. still looks considerably drier. 83 saturday. labor day looking fantastic. 84. 5:21 right now. let's head over to allie. >> not a bad one to be on the roads bright and early. no trouble as you travel through the area. moving well. we'll take you to an area where we could see slowdowns tonight another project fortify traffic shift. at 9 a.m. through 5 a.m. tomorrow open section to 40 westbound. rock quarry road. 64 inner change. you definitely want to be going the speed limit or under to keep them safe. if you're traveling through durham roads look pretty good and no problems to report to you if you're heading to your third day of
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duke fans you're just days away. >> saturday's roster will look a little bit different than what we expected. >> the past few days have gad good news and bad news. >> they're excited that football season is finally back. the bad? they'll have to take the field without their cbs north carolina the starting quarterback reinjured his left akilllies and will miss the 2016 season. >> i'm excited for daniel jones although we're all heartbroken for thomas. thomas is an inspiration to
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me. i've learned a lot from him and his short time here. ki tell you that. >> it's clear they'll miss him off the field but on the field they should be just fine at least for week one. they beat north carolina central 55-0. but don't expect the eagles to be intimidated this weekend by the big dogs from the acc. >> i think if anything we come motivated. get a chance to play in an arena like that. in front game in some aspect. those guys get a chance to go out there and they don't shy down. that's one thing we do know about our team over the last couple of years. >> this kicks off saturday add 6:00. much more right here on cbs north carolina including a look at our high school football game of the week and for the first time this season, we're going it check out some high school soccer. trust me, you will not want to
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>> looking forward to that. coming up in our next half hour. >> today we are expected to learn more information about a little girl who was found dead in a car in durham. i'm cbs north carolina emma wright. coming up what a neighbor said about what happened. >> a very latest on your labor day forecast. it's coming this weekend really quickly. so it's -- how depressive will there's nothing like trying something new. especially when it comes to snacking. with the laughing cow's nine flavors of creamy cheese, there's no end to what you can discover.
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in the united states history in an orlando nightclub. >> so beautiful. >> memories of a little girl. today the parents of a toddler who died of a being left in a van in durham is expected to tell us what happened. >> hello, everybody. it's 5:0 in the morning. thanks for watching north carolina news. >> he's in a really good mood because it's his birthday. >> you're giving out all my secrets >> . we begin right now with the tropicsful tropical aggression 8 ve coast but high surf and daims rip currents are still a threat for the next several days. life guards are warning folks to be extra careful and to say out of the water. >> and tropical depression 9 is in the gulf coast and expected to -- a hurricane watch for parts of physical and that stretches from northwest of tampa to an area east of panama city. what we can expect here. >> well, good morning, guys.

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