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if you live north of i-66 in maryland and north of route 50 in virginia. the northern tip of our viewing area probably going to have rain showers. clouds already rolling in. beautiful view in d.c. temperatures in the 30s and 40s. you factor in the wind, we get a little wind chill. we'll be blustery through much of the day today and down right windy and blustery today. a few rain showers north. mid to upper 50s today. rain showers north of d.c. through midday. more rain expected overnight with a frontal system. we'll talk about the timing and what you can expect tonight coming up. >> thank you. all roads are back open after an officer-involved shooting. this map shows where the shooting happened last night. it was right along fort hunt road in mount vernon area of fair fox county. the suspect is in critical condition. police say one of their own officers shot at the suspect who was wanted in connection with
another crash. >> officers were not injured. despite rumors that came out on social media, the officers were not shot at. the scene is secure at this time, and there is no active threat to the community. >> the crash ended in a residential neighborhood. >> if you were following her tweets overnight, jackie benson was on scene and spoke to concerned residents. >> reporter: the vehicle believed to be the suspect's crashed at the intersection of fort hunt and alexandria in the mount vernon area. residents of the quiet neighborhood say they quickly realized something bad had happened. >> we heard a loud boom. we weren't sure what it was. could have been a gunshot or a loud crash. at that point, we were like, okay, this is just getting nuts. we locked the doors, you know. something is going on. >> reporter: at least part of the incident involved the pursuit by united states park police. it stretched down the george washington memorial parkway south of reagan national
at some point, the suspect's vehicle veered off the parkway to anderson avenue. the crash appears to happen as the suv attempted to turn right on fort hunt road. fort hunt road was closed for hours for the accident investigation. fairfax county. jackie benson, news 4. this story developing now. we're learning the baltimore police officer who happens to be a d.c. native who was killed in the line of duty may have been shot with his own gun. baltimore's police chief says all the shell casings at the scene are from detective suiter's weapon. police still looking for the shooter. investigators say he is still in maryland and may have a telltale wound. >> friends, family, acquaintances who know of somebody with a new, unexplained injury, and they're either seeking treatment
or not seeking treatment at all, or they're being treated by friends and family, that would be a -- something we really need to know about. >> this community is determined to find that shooter. in fact, they have upped a reward all the way now to $215,000. if you know anything. it's been nearly a year since a local yoga instructor was killed while on her way to christmas dinner. her friends aren't condemning her killer. instead, they want d.c. social services to help him. dwayne johnson was sentenced on friday to 30 years in prison. johnson confessed to assaulting and killing trisha mccauley last christmas. his lawyers say just before the murder, johnson was kicked out of a mental health facility because he didn't have insurance. mccauley's friends are hoping johnson can be rehabilitated in jail. >> we hope that the d.c. court system and social services system will improve its
street. >> mccauley's friends told the judge they're in grief counseling to help cope with her loss. georgetown university overnight, fortunately the all clear with this hazmat situation. the pictures from d.c. fire and ems. they say there was a fire in a laboratory involving unknown chemicals. university staff, they extinguished the flames. three people went to the hospital as a precaution. the incident is considered under control. still to come on this saturday morning, media mogul ryan seacrest speaking out after allegations are made against him. we'll have his side of the story just ahead. plus, a major health admission from jesse jackson. we'll tell you what he is asking supporterfor when "ns e
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civil rights icon is asking for your prayers after reveal heg has parkinson's disease. reverend jesse jackson said his family noticed changes three years ago. tests are confirming the neurological disorder. nearly a million folks in the u.s. have parkinson's. it causes tremors, stiffness and difficulty moving. there's no cure. students are rallying around a high schoolteacher suspended for removing a girl's hijab. on friday, students walked out of class chanting "we want saunder." a muslim student was embarrassed when the teacher took her head scarf off in class. council on islamic-american relations is representing the student, not trusting the school to properly investigate. the teacher told co-workers he thought the student was wearing a hoodie over her hijab.
looking live outside. chilly but nice start. what's your plans, maybe brunch? what you need to know as far as wardrobe is concerned. not fashion but comfort, right? >> exactly. staying warm. and tv host ryan seacrest is on the defense this morning following allegations of inappropriate behavior. we'll tell you what he's saying about it when "news 4 today" continues.
8:41 on this saturday. this is something a lot of folks will be talking about on social media. >> oh, yeah. >> folk on our facebook live chiming in on this. we're talking about ryan seacrest, the talk show host and producer. he is denying misconduct allegations. in a statement to nbc news, seacrest said, in part, quote, recently, someone that worked as a wardrobe stylist for me nearly a decade ago at e news came forward with a complaint suggesting i behaved inappropriately toward her. if i made her feel anything but respected, i am truly sorry. i dispute these reckless allegations and plan to c cooperate with any inquiries that may result. he says, quote, he treats all colleagues with kindness, dignity and understanding. after tragedies at campuses across the country, ohio state university is now the latest
investigates alleged hazing and alcohol abuse. it is a move aimed at preventing future tragedies. blake mccoy reports. >> reporter: in a drastic move, ohio state is cancelling nearly all fraternity events, sending a letter to organizations, because almost one-third are already under investigation. for code of conduct violations this year. quote, this is an unacceptable high number and the university will not tolerate behavior that puts the health and safety of students at risk. student body president andrew jackson, a fraternity member himself, agrees. >> it is an opportunity for us to take a step back and look and really do a deep dive into the issues that might be happening. >> reporter: ohio state, the latest school just this fall to suspend greek life amid concerns of drinking, hazing or sexual misconduct. joining the university of michigan, florida state, louisiana state and texas state. four students have died this year while pledging
19-year-old timothy piazza, served 18 drinks in an hour and 22 minutes. >> they then left him to die alone and they tried to cover it up. >> reporter: his school, penn state, resumed greek life but under tight, new restrictions. this could be a turning point, say experts. >> greek system is on notice. if we're not able to clean up these behaviors, we may not have greek life in ten years. >> reporter: at ohio state, students hope the suspension will be temporary. >> i think they need to find a middle ground. >> there's not a problem with a lot of frats. just a couple are a problem. >> blake mccoy reporting there. home construction is at the strongest pace in a year. construction of new homes climbed nearly 14% last month. the monthly gain put u.s. housing stats at an annual rate
of 2.29 million units. the best pace in 12 months. sticking to the consumer market, experts are encouraging folks to be mindful of what they're calling hackable gifts this holiday season. topping mcafee's most hackable gifts is laptops, smartphones and tablets. they're traditionally targets for cyber hackers. other gifts include drones. >> i was going to give you one, but all right. investors are not convinced target will have a good holiday season. ceo cornell says he is surprised by the reaction and says he is confident going into the holiday quarter. >> we feel really good about our performance, the progress we've
have all of the elements working well as we go into the fourth quarter. >> reporter: the box retailer is undergoing a multi-year plan to spend $7 million improving its digital business, remodel stores, pay store employees more and lower prices. while it may be the right strategy to compete, it pressures profit. >> as we look forward and think about 2018, we struggle really to see how earnings can grow in the outer years. >> reporter: it's concerning when target's online sales are less than 5% of total sales but responsible for nearly all the sales growth. >> i feel good about the store performance, whether someone is ordering online and picking up in store, ordering and driving up to a store in minneapolis, we ship from store in 1400 locations. so our stores really enable our digital growth. whether it is in urban centers or on college campuses, stores still matter. >> reporter: target launched four new original brands this f
by chip and joanna gaines. shopper reaction to the brand has been amazing and a traffic driver. but sales in traditional traffic-driving categories like essentials are lower and grocery needs improvement. target has lowered prices on thousands of items hoping to bring traffic into the store to get household staples and for checking off shoppers' holiday wish lists. not a bad day for indoor shopping, too. >> it gives me anxiety. it does. >> it does. >> holiday shopping. >> you don't have to go that big on us. >> it stresses me out. i have to buy for david, and he is picky. >> i'm not picky. whatever you want to get me. >> whatever, all right. >> some wine. >> i'm sticking with picky. >> i don't want you to re-gift what you were going to give to her. >> wine is always a good gift. >> can't go wrong with wine. >> good day to sip wine, too. >> or hot chocolate or some apple cider, right? >> all of it
>> it is chilly out there. not only do we have that chill in the air, we also have the winds, as well. that's what we're going to be dealing with. and if you think it is breezy out there today, wait until tomorrow. it is going to be windy with gusts up to 40 miles an hour. i believe it'll be the main story. we have rain showers here and there. nothing we can't deal with but it is a cloudy start to the morning. south of d.c., maybe getting sunshine, especially into southern maryland, but we're getting cloud cover here. rain out there today. few spotty showers, mainly north of i-66 and north of route 50 in maryland. that's where the rain is going to stay. as i said, the big story is going to be the winds. we are tracking thanksgiving. we'll talk about the travel forecast, as well. let's talk about the temperatures again. temperatures in the 30s and 40s at this point. again, a little chilly. we are seeing a few rain showers from westchester to hagerstown. this will travel from the west to the east along i-81 at this point. it'll travel through maryland. again, most t
north of i-66 in virginia, north of route 50 in maryland. this all stems back from an area of low pressure that is going to move to the north of us, bringing in some of the mid-day rain showers. then we have more rain overnight. if you don't see rain today, because not everybody is going to see it, you'll see more rain overnight with a frontal system. if you're headed out to montgomery county thanksgiving parade in silver springs, a few spotty showers. keep the umbrella handy. 10:00 a.m. to noon. temperatures will be nearing 50 by the time it is over. mid to upper 50s for day time highs today. winds will continue to increase. especially later on this afternoon and through this evening. again, here we go, follow me now. 8:30 in the morning. we are looking at rain showers again by wind chester, 81. spotty showers move east. we will be dry into the later hours of the afternoon. more rain coming in during the overnight. it will rapidly clear tomorrow morning. by daybreak, the rain will be
through much of your sunday. again, it'll be breezy tomorrow. down right windy. gusts up to 40 miles an hour. don't be surprised if you see a few flurries, as well. real quick, if you're traveling for thanksgiving, moe st of us will be dry through the u.s. a costal system, if it tracks up the east coast, we could have rain on wednesday. right now, i'm keeping it dry for wednesday and thursday. windy tomorrow. then we're dry as we continue through next week. >> thanks. love love. love all. see what i'm doing there? >> oh, yeah. >> serena williams, tennis superstar, a married woman. >> we're getting our first look at the lavish
who lived in a shoe. she had so many children she had to buy lots of groceries. while she was shopping for organic fruits and veggies, burglars broke into her shoe. they stole her kids' mountain bikes and tablets along with her new juice press. luckily the geico insurance agency had helped her with homeowners insurance. she got full replacement on the stolen goods and started a mountain bike juice delivery service. call geico and see how affordable homeowners insurance can be.
are you ready for it? we're getting a glimpse inside serena williams' fairy tale wedding to reddit co-founder alexis ohanian. what do you think of the dress? we have facebook live streaming now. curious on your thoughts. the wedding took place thursday in new orleans. according to "people" magazine, williams' dress was designed by the same british designer who designed kate middleton's dress. the new mom was also draped in just about $3.5 million worth of jewels. >> that'd be a workout just to carry that around. as far as her now husband, he's actually from the columbia, maryland, area. >> local guy.
>> went to uva. >> right. >> we'll claim him. >> and founded reddit. >> right. >> got a lot to accomplish, right? 8:53, your time now. celebrating the holidays at the harb harbor. this is in the your favorite place, megan. it is all winter. >> i appreciate it, especially what you're about to read. >> this is the indoor winter wonderland at national harbor and opens today. everyone's favorite reindeer is the theme, rudolph reindeer, taking center stage at the gaylord national harbor. it features ice sculptures hand carved by artisans from china. it'll be available through new year's day. >> a little cool to be in there. >> it's also cold. >> but cool. >> give you a
too. what to wear this weekend. we're tracking storm team 4's forecast for you. lauryn ricketts is coming pack to run it down for us. olympic gabby douglas in hot water this morning over comments made about sexual assault allegations from another teammate. why she is apologizing when "news 4 today" continues. a milestone in the journey toward tax reform. general electric unplugged. all in the week that was. house republicans taking a big step forward in their goal to overhaul the u.s. tax system. the house plan would permanently change the corporate tax rate from 35% to 20%. and make other tweaks aiming to make businesses more competitive. the plan passing the chamber with 227 votes in favor and 205 against. senate republicans hope to pass their own bill in the coming weeks. it was not a good week for the longest standing member of the dow jones industrial average, general electric. ge shares got slammed after the mp
half. investors were dissatisfied with flannery's plans to revamp the company. stocks fell to levels not seen in nearly six years. the fight between activist investor and consumer giant procter & gamble isn't over yet. the fight to win a board seat at procter appeared to be lost last month but a recount showed he was ahead by a slim margin. p&g hasn't decided whether it'll appear. quarterly earnings didn't help target after the stock slumped after the holiday forecast. not the case for walmart, which beat forecasts and issued
>> announcer: "news 4 today" starts now. >> as we approach 9:00, welcome back in to "news 4 today" on this saturday morning. i'm david culver alongside megan fitzgerald, with us as angie takes off time with the new baby. >> i'll fill in for her starting in december. >> and we get you today. >> a little bonus. >> love it. >> good morning, guys. hope you're waking up to a bright morning. i know it is going to be a little chilly. we also know you're going to need a hat, right, lauryn? >> yeah, definitely need a hat out there. if you can keep it on that head. because it is going to be a
the day today. definitely not hat weather tomorrow, only because the winds tomorrow are going to be gusting up to 40 miles an hour. so it is going to be rather breezy. down right windy tomorrow, i'll say. taking a look outside, you can see national harbor. some clouds in the background. otherwise, just a quiet morning out there. of course, the sun is already up. capitol camera still showing beautiful views over the nation's capitol. 47 right now. spotty showers, especially north, as we go through the morning. temperatures are going to warm up even though we have clouds and a little bit of a breeze. we're going to be in the mid to upper 50s today. if you are north of i-66 in virginia, north of route 50 in maryland, expect some rain showers. we're already seeing a few from wind chester up to hagerstown. those will continue to move east toward baltimore. rain showers through this morning. if you don't see rain today, you're going to have a chance to see it later on tonight. we'll time out the rain and talk about your thanksgiving coming up in a few minutes.
your first 4 traffic starting with the rails this weekend. on the red line, regular weekend service every 12 to 15 minutes between shady grove and grovner. then you have schulte l bhuttin between medical center and grovner every ten minutes this weekend. on the silver line, trains running every 4 minutes between west and east and boston this morning. the red, orange, yellow and blue, same thing, every 24 minutes. as far as road issues this weekend, we have a closure in silver spring on saturday. the annual montgomery county thanksgiving parade starts up ellsworth drive in silver spring, down silver spring avenue from 10:00 to noon. georgia avenue from east-west highway closes at 7:00 saturday morning and reopens sunday 1 s afternoon. let's get a check of the top stories this saturday. all roads back open a a
officer-involved shooting. this happened late last night along fort hunt road in the mount vernon area in fairfax county, of course. u.s. park police say one of their own shot at a suspect who was wanted in kconnection with prior crash. last check, the suspect in critical condition. none of the officers got hurt. a hazmat scare at georgetown university is all clear this morning. the picture you're looking at is from d.c. fire and exms. there was a fire in a laboratory involving unknown chemicals. three people were taken to the hospital as a precaution. this morning, a tough story, mothers, fathers, grandparents, all among those still unaccounted for after what you see there, a massive fire. it tore through a senior living center. >> this story is really devastating. so here's what happened. the flames erupted late thursday night at a senior center in west chester, pennsylvania. officials say 150 residents and staff were forced out into the frigid
27 residents were rushed to the hospital. we're talking about elderly people. some couldn't walk. as the flames spread quickly, staff members were scrambling. it was a race against time. >> you couldn't see. black smoke. i thought about getting them out. >> i was outside with the cold. oh, my god, it was coal. >> -- cold. >> makes you think of your own relatives. >> good neighbors though. >> the mayor of westchester doesn't know how many people are unaccounted for, but they're saying at this point, there are no confirmed deaths. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. there is a search for the gunman who shot and killed this rookie police officer. pennsylvania state troopers say they are trying to find whoever killed new kensington police officer brian shaw. he was conducting a traffic stop which led to some sort of chase, then shots were
shaw had been with new kensington police for less than a year. a certain conversation about a sexual abuse on social media is getting a lot of attention. six-time olympic medalist aly raisman says she was sexually abused by dr. larry nasser. she took to social media friday supporting women who may be victims of sexual abuse. in a response, team member gabby douglas wrote, dressing in a provocative way entices the wrong crowd. end quote. teammate simone biles weighed in and said, as a teammate, she expected more from douglas. >> actually, douglas went on to apologize in a follow -up tweet saying that's not exactly what she meant. 9:03. president trump taking a partisan approach to sexual assault allegations, the president caught on the campaign trail, a tape came out with him
private parts. al franken is accused of kissing and groping a woman a decade ago. roy moore is accused of sexual conduct with a 14-year-old girl. we have more from capitol hill, where there appears to be a reckoning of sorts on sexual harassment. >> reporter: capitol hill rocked by allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against senator al franken, a democrat, and republican senate candidate roy moore. moore accused by at least nine women of inappropriately touching, kissing or pursuing them. some while they were in their teens. in alabama, women coming to moore's defense, calling it an attack by liberal outsiders. >> i have found his character to be only one thing, and that is godly. >> reporter: kayla moore echoing her husband's defiance. >> he will not step down. >> reporter: and alabama's
her support. >> that's what i plan to do, is vote for the republican nominee, roy moore. >> reporter: where moore is publicly denying everything, senator al franken, apologetic and laying low after radio host leeann tweeden said he kissed and groped her without consent in 2006 before he was a lawmaker. >> smashes his lips against my face. >> reporter: tweeden releasing this picture. franken touching her as she slept. the senator now agreeing to cooperate with an ethics investigation. writing, i don't know what was in my head when i took that picture, and it doesn't matter. there's no excuse. >> should roy moore resign? >> reporter: president trump, who has avoided questions about moore, tweeting about franken. the al frankenstein picture is really bad. asking, where do his hands go in other pictures? meanwhile, eight women who worked for franken in the senate
utmost respect. franken hasn't been seen in public since the allegations came to light. yesterday on the "view," tweeden read an apology he sent directly to her. she said she believed he was sincere. here's a look at what's coming tomorrow on "meet the press." chuck todd will have exclusive interviews with representatives barba barbara comstock and debbie dzingel. also, the co-chair of the trump alabama campaign. "meet the press" airs on sunday at 10:30 here on nbc 4. a knew sight to see in the district this weekend. >> we're going to take you inside the museum of the bible. of course, before it opens up to all of you. ue'll take yo in for a sneak
to the public today. just about an hour, it opens at 10:00 to the public. it is in southwest washington near the national mall. how the bible influences art and fashion, the museum examines many facets of the holy book. many visitors of various faiths went to the pre-viewing. the founders say it is meant for all people to enjoy. >> the founders have been intentional about making sure it is a non-sectarian place, that people feel rwelcome to come an explore on their own terms. >> the project not without controversy. the family behind the museum owns the hobby lobby chain of craft stores. may sound familiar. the group won a supreme court battle allowing them to deny employees health insurance coverage for emergency ton t contraception. the museum also facing questions about the legal
find out more on the museum of the bible and how to get free tickets if you're interested on the nbc washington app. all right. we are taking a live look outside at the national harbor. it is going to be a blustery weekend ahead. lauryn ricketts is crunching the numbers. she'll be back with our forecast. >> how about this? a taste of navy life. news 4 getting exclusive access aboard a carrier while at sea. you'll see my attempts to suit up and join some local sailors on the job. streaming and gaming are only as good as your internet. so get the best internet - with the 100% fiber-optic network. with fios gigabit connection you get the fastest internet available with download speeds up to 940 megs plus tv and phone for just $79.99 per month online
well, the temperatures are going to go on up. in fact, temperatures already now in the mid to upper 40s. we'll take them to the mid to upper 50s for day time highs today. we do have some rain on the storm team 4 radar right now. we're going to be talking about that. who is going to see rain? not everybody is going to see rain, at least for today. we have more rain overnight. we'll time it all out for you coming up. we'll also talk about your thanksgiving. coming up in three minutes. >> thank you, lauryn. accoross the d.c. area, we have folks with ties to the military. many families sacrificing a lot to serve our nation. >> this morning, only on 4, i was able to get some rare access to naval station norfolk, the largest naval base in the world. we also got aboard the "uss harry s. truman." my experience will give you a n
sailors. >> cover alls? >> reporter: it starts by looking the part. >> look you look at me, you probably think, admiral? no? >> well -- hard to say. >> lewis has been fitting sailors since 1962. >> all right. >> official. thank you. >> as the grandson of a marine who was always in awe of military life. but on this assignment, i wondered how i'd fair on my two-day mock deployment. hi, i'm david. >> nice to meet you. >> personnel specialist tucker is from prince george's county. she taught me how to pack my belongings the navy way. >> elbow grease in there. push it, yeah. >> i do sole cycle too, sometimes, if you hadn't noticed, that's the energy i've had for some of this. before leaving the exchange -- >> they didn't want me putting this one on, but i think this
i picked upward robe essentials then headed on to base. >> we'll put your landing gear down right now. >> okay. i got a few minutes training in the simulator. captain graham cleveland taught me the basics of landing on an aircraft carrier. >> not what you want. you're far left. this is center line. >> can we focus on the positive? >> you're on an aircraft carrier. >> don't go negative on me. >> i'd expect you to do bittett >> we boarded the greyhound and flew 2.5 hours somewhere off the coast of florida. with actual pilots on the controls, a precise landing on to a moving ship. welcome to the "uss harry s. truman. "that's the face of courage. stepping off the plane, you can't hear a thing, only hand signals to communicate. we headed inside this city at sea. i
>> taste like a normal starbucks drink? >> it does. >> with its own coffee shop, no surprise, the carrier also has its own fire station. commander wheaton from maryland is in charge of damage control. >> this is where repair one bravo is. >> he and his team put me through a test of what they train for. >> i've heard an alarm or call. >> bells are going off, ding, ding, ding. >> all right. >> i have to move quicker, right? >> little bit. >> do you normally turn on the heat when you're doing this? >> no. >> it's a little warm. >> by the time you're dressed, you'll already have a nice sweat going. >> after several more minutes and what feels like a hundred pounds of gear -- >> you look sweet. >> where vigilant eyes focus on what's ahead, to the flight deck, where young sailors maneuver the multi-million dollar aircraft. >> i wanted to do something that wasn't just for me. i wanted to do
there's other things i could have done but, hey, i joined the military. >> as we boarded our plane back to the mainland and launched over the ocean, couldn't help but feel grateful for those men and women serving our nation so far from the comforts of home. >> i love that. >> i think they were so happy to get me off the boat. >> they're like, you know, stick to broadcasting. we'll do this. >> anything but on our vessel. no, it was great to be with them. >> great story. >> it was an honor to get a glimpse of what they do each and every day. it's a lot of work. >> can't thank them enough for what they do for our country. >> no. >> great story. all right. here's something you don't see every day. a realtime capsule. construction workers found one at the space needle in seattle. it was installed 35 years ago and was finally removed yesterday morning. the capsule contained posters, magazines, letters, photos,
also a master key that once opened every door at the space needle. three, two, one. and lift off of delta two. >> the third time is the charm here. after two scrubbed launches this week, nasa launching the first of its kind joint polar satellite system. happened at 4:47 this morning. the satellite going to provide scientists with more information about major storms. people like lauryn ricketts, you know, it's going to help her improve her accuracy. nice of them to put that up there for you. >> i called and was like, we need some new data. working for you. >> wow. >> there you go. you're accurate, lauryn. >> thank you. >> you are. >> thank you so much. last couple weekends, a little much with the forecasts but we're good with this one. we're almost nearing 50
as we continue through the week, we can clear out the rain in time for thanksgiving. especially if you're traveling. we have clear skies out there. beautiful view. but the clear skies aren't going to be here for long. we do have some clouds moving in on the way. even some portions of our area seeing a little rain right now. light showers out there on the storm team 4 radar. if you're not going to see showers today, because not everybody is going to see them today, overnight, we could have a little more rain, as well. winds are increasing gradually through the day today. it's going to be down right windy through much of the day tomorrow. we'll have gusts up to 40 miles an hour through the day tomorrow. temperatures out there right now, 47. most areas in the 40s. even down here in the shenandoah valley, front row, coming into the lower 50s at this point. also seeing some rain. again, this rain is going to stay north. if you're north of i-66 in virginia, north of route 50 in maryland, you are going to see some of these rain showers through midday. area of low pressure scoots to the north and east. then we'll start to see
overnight, passing through tomorrow morning. it'll bring more rain showers overnight. we'll get a break later on this evening. temperatures are going to be in the mid to upper 50s. again, it will be breezy through much of the day today. if you're running errands, go ahead and pack the small umbrella especially north of the district. again, you are gong to haing to temperatures on the warm side, mid to upper 50s. 9:00 a.m., seeing the showers roll through the area. light stuff. maryland going to be in the bull's eye for this. then we'll get a break midday. then looking at more rain overnight. that'll be out of here by daybreak tomorrow morning. we rapidly clear tomorrow. we'll have plenty of sunshine through your sunday. temperatures falling. 50s overnight. then we'll be in the 40s much of the day. it is going to be very windy out there. as far as your forecast over the next couple days, we are looking at windy conditions. breezy conditions on monday. right now, we have wednesday dry. thursday dry. we continue to watch a costal system. looks good for traveling right
early start here. we're at the rec center. you're looking at project give back. this started with six families more than 30 years ago and it's grown to what you see now. these people volunteer, collect money and buy these groceries so the folks who need them may eat. it is a cooperative effort with private organizations and the city to make sure thanksgiving and the whole holiday season is special for these folks. we spoke briefly with one of the founders. >> actually, started with six families in 1995, man. it started as an idea in the lunchroom. we were reflecting on how blessed we were. we said, man, we should do something for some families this thanksgiving, give them food or something. we passed the hat around and raised the money. we were shopping for the families. and amazingly, the next year, everybody started calling and saying, what are we doing this year? >> reporter: d
4. our annual food for families campaign is underway, providing thanksgiving food baskets to thousands of families, veterans and elderly in our community. if you'd like to make a donation, head to our website, nbcwashington.com and search food for families. every dollar counts. no amount is too small. we also have a list of locations where you can drop off canned and boxed foods. finally this morning, try and get the longest serving cast member in "snl" history. this shocked me. >> even the most dedicated fans have trouble with the answer. >> i just remember it being a whirlwind of confusion in the beginning. hard to remember life before it almost, you know what i mean? >> keenan thompson holds the prestigious title. 15 seasons in, he's going strong. he say it is a blessing to break records on the 43-year-old show. don't miss him tonight on tonight's show. chance the rapper is the host.
right after news 4 at 11:00. >> i love keenan thompson. >> me, too. four things on this saturday. fairfax county. police are investigating an officer-involved shooting. one of their own shot at the suspect. the suspect in critical condition. no officers got hurt. a hazmat scare at georgetown university is all clear. d.c. fire officials say there was a fire in a lavatory involving some chemical. three people were taken to the hospital as a precaution. 30 minutes from now, you can walk through the doors of the new museum of the bible as it opens to the public today. in southwest washington, not far from the national mall. the museum was built by the owner of hobby lobby. and also opening today is ice at the national harbor. the indoor winter wonderland features 2 million pounds of ice sculptures. this year's theme is rudolph the red nosed reindeer. >> going to feel a little icily outside, too. it is chilly but getting warmer. >> the winds aren't help
we'll continue to see the winds gradually increase through the day. overnight through the day tomorrow, wind gusts up to 40 and 50 miles an hour at times. rain showers north of the district today through mid afternoon and overnight, more rain. that'll be out by daybreak tomorrow. breezy winds tomorrow. windy widnds, i guess. temperatures in the 40s. don't be surprised to see flurries out there tomorrow. >> not the snow yet. >> flurries. >> thanksgiving is looking chilly, too. >> chilly and cold and dry. >> grab a hat, a sweater and enjoy the weekend. >> that's what you do. >> thanks for joining us. >> that'll do it for us. have a great turday, everyone.sa