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the next wave of low pressure moves to our region. that is why flood warnings remain in effect of the round the baltimore area. -- all around the baltimore area. there will be some flooding headaches overnight. monitoring the situation in our region. >> since we saw you at 5:00, the water has risen even further as high tide approaches. you can see that the water is up to the stock. as tommy pans to the fleet reserve, the water is splashing onto the deck. we are expected this entire parking lot to be flooded. you can see the flooded parking
lot. this is certainly on everyone's mind. flooding that the city dock is nothing new but with the sandbags. , some business owners are worried as the remnants of the tropical storm nicole remind them of hurricane isabel back in 2003. >> it would not surprise me to have another 80 feet. >> while the first titi hit in the early morning, the water rose once again during the day drawing quite a crowd. >> you are breaks. >> absolutely. >> this is part of living with annapolis. you have to deal with it. >> they were watching for the rising waters. >> we are pretty close and i am
pretty sure that we tie up lines. >> they're watching things for a closely, especially areas that are prone to flooding. >> this is a challenge with the rain that we have. we have sandbags deployed for our businesses and residents. >> the nablus mayor tells us that there are concerns about thursday not's high tide as wind patterns are keeping water in the bay. he is offering extreme caution to those in low-lying areas. >> most people know what to expect, this is a matter of using common sense. >> at it is eerie how many people here in annapolis are talking about the hurricane and how all of this heavy rain and flooding reminds them of that
and certainly they will be keeping a close eye on the high tide as it rolls in. the u.s. naval academy tells us 7 inches of rain now in annapolis. that is the very latest. is it much the same up there or not as bad? >> much of the same. i am standing on a bridge overwinters run in hartford county. the occasional boom you may hear is not under, this is debris slamming into the bridge. -- the occasional boom you may hear is not thunder. sirens wailed just as torrential rainfall and wind gusts counted hartford county. the storm created a wicked scho.
>> they are making arrangements for middle school and high school. >> they always think of the safety of the children. >> hartford county schools close to early. most parents did not consider this an inconvenience. some wondered why the schools even opened. >> we are not surprised. the kids even said, i told you not to send us. >> i am going to watch tv. >> the state highway crews used trucks to keep drivers out of harm's way. this car belongs to this man. >> i miss just because a truck was going through ended and not think it was that bad and i was following him through and i got through and all of a sudden it died and that was it.
it is all in the car. >> how did you get out? >> i opened the door and got out. >> in some places at the creek is so swollen it looks ideal for white water rafting. >> i saw a tractor trailer coming here through a block road. it is pretty high. >> within the gulf -- hour, the governor placed maryland under a state of emergency. what baltimore city needs is for the time it to receipt. my colleague james miller is standing by downtown with more. >> the problem is that of the water is not receiving. behind me, you are looking at the promenade in front of the
light st. pavilion. the harbor has pressed up and over and it is pressing against the steps at lowest lying areas. rising water levels became of the this morning as the rain kept coming at high times -- and high tides arrived. the boats are rising close to the top of the bald head. >> as you can see, our ball caps or even -- our boltheads are even with the deck. >> the day brought to mind, one word --
>> hurricane isabelle. >> no one expects this to match the impact of hurricane isabelle. >> if this starts flooding over here, we will monitor this. >> we will blocked off traffic coming from this way. >> the query and close two hours early because of conditions at the harbor. business is open and it is business as usual. this is what you see behind me what has become a very popular tourist attraction this afternoon. now let's go to baltimore county. >> we have good news and some bad news. the good news is that to the water is going down.
the bad news is it is raining and more is on its way. this creek overflowed causing route 42 close. how fast did the water come up? >> about 15-20 minutes. >> this man trying to drive through it. >> i had water racing up above my doors. >> in essex, another road was under water. take a look at this mailbox. this gives you an idea of how deep the water was. at this bar, the of water got up over the door. >> this is the highest we have seen it. >> to give you an idea of how
much water was in this bar, the water you see shooting out is from 5 palms in the basement. -- 5 pumps in the basement. this woman is having a hard time getting home. >> i'm going to sit here and cry a lot. i cannot get home. >> you are looking at a live picture. it is cleanup time where it is basically flooded out completely. with me is the owner. this is a mess, isn't it? what do you do? >> well, we have about 10 people inside cleaning up and we will try to get back open hopefully tomorrow when all the rain stops. >> we have more. lay and watching. >> we are.
>> may be will be back in business tomorrow. -- we are watching. >> thank you to our viewers who are sharing their pictures. this picture is from the annapolis dog. -- dock. >> and jurors listen to closing arguments in the murder trial of three men charged with killing ken harris. >> we have been following the case and legalize to courthouse east with the latest. >> -- and we go live to the courthouse east with the latest. >> the judge dismissed one of the juror. he asked if anything had happened which would keep you from having an impartial decision?
the jury said know. all three men are called equally guilty. the defense said not to convict the wrong people. this halloween mask is called the face of death. this is the last thing that kenneth harris saw in september 20th, 2008. jerome williams it should not get a free pass, the prosecution said. they believe that williams fired the shot that killed paris. the prosecutor said that the young man cased the joint and they got there to to to commit the armed robbery when the owner open to the bar to let parents leave. harris tried to flee and then said an expletive and then mentioned his wife's name. he may not have been a perfect man, a witness said, but his last thoughts of for his wife.
a good friend of harris said that she saw a man wearing a mask before the fatal shot was fired. the defense pointed out problems. >> just some of the questions that they ask, one was about the white t-shirt. i want to consider all of the evidence and make sure that they understand that the same standard that i hold the police department to when dealing with someone's life is the standard that the court holds the jury. the jury has to be fair. >> the defense reminded the jury of what is at stake. >> this is a first-degree murder charge and there is nothing more serious. if my client is convicted, his life will never be the same. >> of the closing arguments continue tomorrow. >> thank you. stay with us, there is more news
four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do.
>> the heaviest rain from the first round fell right over the bay and over on the western shore. this is all the way through hartford county, baltimore, anne arundel counties. you see another batch further eased coming up through parts of caroline and dorchester counties. it looks like some will be sent to the east of baltimore. this will be associated with with -- with what was once
tropical storm a call. this is the actual leftover circulation from nicole and this should come up somewhere around the bay overnight and into the morning hours. if we switch, you can see what happens so far. it is this stripe of orange, red, purple. you look over here and this does to get upwards of 10 inches reported in parts of far southern maryland. all the way up into the northeastern corner of the state, eastern baltimore, very heavy rain. for-7 inches common. 3.56 inches since midnight officially at the airport. -- 4-7 inches, and. b.c. the yellows and oranges,
that is where you see the two and a half, five, yellow. -- you see the yellows and oranges. creeks and below-lying areas are likely to flood. there are wind advisories for the eastern shore as the remnants of this tropical storm comes up. gusts of up to 40 m.p.h. will be possible. over 30 in some areas of delaware. we are still under a tornado watch along the eastern shore until 7:00. showers and storms are in the forecast tonight. the wind will shift to the northwest, that will be our first sign of increasing weather conditions -- improving weather conditions. as this passes by and a front comes in to the west, the wind will shift to the northwest. this will alleviate some of the worst conditions with the tide
coming in. they will be rolling up the bay from south to north from 9:00 p.m. this evening. from late evening into the early morning, that time will be rolling in. as the wind shifts to the northwest, that will help a little bit. the rain itself should taper off tomorrow morning. then a nice start to the weekend. sunday it looks kind of cloudy, maybe some showers and much much cooler weather coming in for the second half of the weekend. tomorrow, improving weather conditions. it will be a windy day. winds gusting at 30 m.p.h. 30 knots on the open bay. clearing skies and a nice comfortable 59 in the mountains to mark. 73 of around the bay. rain will linger into the early afternoon and then clear out with highs around 76.
if you are making a way to pittsburg, kickoff time, just a couple of showers in the area. around here, we are looking for a nice start than the showers come back. the chance for a few hit and miss showers monday, tuesday, wednesday of next week. >> good news for ray rice today. the fact he was on the field is a positive sign for him playing against the steelers. he suffered an injury on this run in the fourth quarter. he said he believes the entry will not keep him from playing on sunday. when the injury first to place, he was not a certain. -- when the injury first took place. >> i was scared.
then i found out what it was and it was new life. everything is going to be okay. i don't expect to miss any time. >> we all know the impact he can make against the steelers. who can forget the big fourth- down play in the fourth quarter with the ravens' trade? rice took the pass and went 44 yards and led to the field goal. the final decision will be made by his coach. much more on the ravens' as they prepare for sunday's game in baltimore on wbal plus. the ravens' fans still like rex but this could be a problem. john said he wanted to bring
prices back but before that, rex and the jets wooped in. the ravens waived price yesterday to make room for another player. the game you want to see the most tocalvert hall versus polly. this game will be played tomorrow afternoon. we will have a high last march night at 11. the orioles game against the tigers was postponed because of the raid. stick around, we have your forecast after this. -- the orioles game was postponed because of the rain.
my dad is the supervisor of a train station and my mom's a teacher. my dad's an auto technician. my mom's a receptionist. i'm not sure i would have been able to afford college without the tuition freeze. while tuition in other states is rising out of reach... governor o'malley made the tough choice to freeze tuition. he made my dream of going to college into a reality. i'm the first in my family to go to college. my brother and i never would have been able
to afford college. even though times were tough... governor o'malley kept his promise. there's never a doubt... there's never a doubt whose side he's on. martin o'malley... moving maryland forward. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris. buried in his website - a promise to replace the tax code with a 23% sales tax and eliminate the mortgage interest deduction. a bush tax panel said families would pay $6,000 more a year. a reagan tax advisor calls it a very dumb idea. but that's not his only bad idea. harris was the only senator to vote against expanding the child care tax credit and against the state's cancer treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs
and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >> crews are out there staying on top of the weather. we will have the latest from across the region. a massive recall tonight from fisher-price. they can pose a serious risk to they can pose a serious risk to
two governors, two different approaches. even in good times bob ehrlich did not make education a priority. he increased college tuition by 40%, cut school construction by $200 million, and ehrlich voted to eliminate the department of education while serving in congress. but martin o'malley, even in the toughest of times, has made record investments in public schools, new school construction, and o'malley froze college tuition
four years in a row. with martin o'malley, our children always come first. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris. buried in his website - a promise to replace the tax code with a 23% sales tax and eliminate the mortgage interest deduction. a bush tax panel said families would pay $6,000 more a year. a reagan tax advisor calls it a very dumb idea. but that's not his only bad idea. harris was the only senator to vote against expanding the child care tax credit and against the
state's cancer treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. >> raining all night and all day. >> this will end sometime tomorrow morning. the flood threat continues. it will be windy tomorrow as the shower activity moves out in the morning. the best part of the weekend will probably be saturday. 67, some sun. then the clouds build up. sunday, the highest is 59. we're back into showers monday, tuesday, wednesday. fall is trying to come in if we can hear but of this tropical wet weather. >> "nbc nightly news," with brian williams is up next. >> have a good evening.
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