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tv   Early Today  NBC  October 30, 2012 4:30am-5:00am EDT

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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. >> we are america's weather in
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miniature. we have the title surge -- tidal surge and the flooding. stay inside. a lot of trees will go down. hopefully will be able to get out and cleanup. >> that was the governor martin o'malley. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. dark and early this morning. we will track the remnants of sandy. >> many areas are dealing with some flooding. this is some video was shot last night near buckingham road.
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we're in a dilemma. i understand it is still coming down but it is no longer a tropical storm or hurricane so we need to take the name of. >> we are tracking the remnants of sandy, the ghost of sandy. it only has a name when it is classified as a tropical system. >> we will call the big storm. >> like prince. it will come out with an album. you can see the circulation around hagerstown. we have some rain to contend with this morning. the white stuff is the snow.
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it will be a windy day today but not as bad as yesterday. maybe 30 miles per hour. the wind chills are in the 30's. it will be a breezy day. a chance for a few rain showers. i have to fix the gust part. sometimes i forget to erase things on the graphics. it was 65 at ocean city yesterday. recap your day for us. >> it was incredible. i wish just glued to twitter. were you glued to it as well?
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i think tony is gone. i had to change my clothing twice because i had so much rain coming down on me. ee. waves were something to sa we're still seeing some of standing water in ocean city. notice all the debris on the road. this is what we're concerned about, things clogging the drains. this is the same concern we're seeing around baltimore city. so many leaves have yet to fall . temperatures in the low 40's. the wind out of the south.
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that is what we're dealing with today. things are getting better in ocean city. the wind is gusting up about 60 miles per hour. >> so much better this morning. kim dacey is in annapolis. how are things looking this morning? >> it is a lot better today. things have really eased up. we have a steady rain falling. nothing like we were seeing like yesterday. i spoke to the emergency management folks. crews have been out since about
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midnight, looking for any kind of damage. there will be an update around 6:00 a.m. we saw some localized flooding and some standing water on the roadways. it still continues to rain here. the shelter is still open. 50 people and pets are there. and the call center is still open if you need to call for assistance. they can give you transportation to the shelter. high tide is expected around 5:45 this morning. they are watching the high tide
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this morning. it will's any flooding, happen between 5:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. this morning. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. tim tooten is in baltimore city. >> i haven't gotten closer to the jones falls. there we go. the water has subsided some. the water was up to about my knees in terms of the level of water. you can hear the rage of the jones falls. this is a measuring stick of sorts. the rain continues here in
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baltimore city. this is an area where we can watch on the jones falls. >> that is a tricky spot. i was there around 1:00 p.m. yesterday. down.t think it ever shut >> the near the center of the storm is in reisterstown. unfriend is there -- jennifer franciotti is there. >> people are getting a nap before the next wave of information starts to pour in. some people working 12-hour shifts. ken was saying that things are
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improving. >> they are somewhat. we still have the headlines up, high wind warnings. each should be on the downside through the afternoon into the evening. rain will continue. we should start to improve. >> the storm is moving a bit faster and weakening. >> it did come in faster. it is weakening over land. >> thank you so much for joining us. working until 7:00 a.m. 355,000 power outages.
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70% of folks in carroll county without power. 40% of customers in harford county without power. the hatem bridge has reopened. the bay bridge remains shut down. 50 still shutdown in ocean city. about 2000 evacuations. that is the latest from here. >> progress to report on the area bridges, with the exception of the bay bridge. the tydings memorial bridge has reopened. we have a lot of debris and
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flooding to report. let's go to some maps. there is a restriction for drivers until noon today. for vehicles, route 24, still some closures at sharon road. .ortions of falls road a watch for closures on central avenue. the bay bridge remained closed. mta is not operating at this time. mandatory traffic restrictions until noon today. here's a quick, live look at traffic. not too many cars at the moment. 50 at 13 checks out ok.
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50 at rowe boulevard looks ok despite the rain. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> all maryland schools are closed today. they are listed on our website, you can track the remnants of sandy. >> this is the jones falls this morning. it is raging but not over its banks.
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>> welcome back.
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the storm is winding down. we still have some rain today. conditions will improve today. this is the big story of today -- it feels like winter. we still have the southwest wind between 20 and 30 miles per hour. that puts the wind chills in the 30's. we have snow in the mountains. the winds will continue to gust. the temperatures will stay in the 40's. western maryland is getting hammered with heavy snow in garrett county. the wind is gusting over 50 miles per hour. >> that is a storm.
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our crews were all over the state. >> a house completely collapsed into rubble. this home was abandoned. several abandoned homes collapsed in the city yesterday. >> down the trees are the during the roads. several roads were restricted and were not drive a baable. >> trees were down in downtown reisterstown. the national guard was looking to clear the roadways. if you do not have to leave your home, try to stay off the roads because they are dangerous and
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they have a lot of work to do. >> 43 degrees at the airport. we have continuing coverage as we track what is left of sandy. >> this is from the annapolis area. if that is your boat, anncr: it's endorsed by business leaders... small business owner: question seven means thousands of jobs... in baltimore and across maryland... anncr: and labor groups... construction worker: question seven lets us bring good jobs... back home. anncr: the teachers back it... teacher: millions of dollars will go to our schools... and not other states. anncr: and so do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools
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>> it was quite a storm yesterday. the wind was anywhere between 40 and 70 miles per hour. wheat was still get some rain today -- we will still get some rain today.
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up to a foot of snow in some places in the mountains. garrett county, 70% of the county is without power. they have the heavy wet snow. that was technically a blizzard . in frederick, you guys may see some snowflakes. it will generally be cold rain around baltimore. we still have a breeze kicking up. that puts the wind chills in the 30's. we will add a couple of degrees as we go to the afternoon. i still think it could get over 30 miles per hour winds. but the wind will be settling down and the rain showers will be tapering off.
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there is solid area of rain across the state and snow in the mountains. scattered light rain showers by this evening. windy in chilly today. wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour. temperatures in the 40's. it gets a little better for a halloween tomorrow. high temperature of 56. a sprinkle is possible. back into the 60's by sunday. >> i was wondering if i had to wear a coat over my costume. >> jennifer franciotti is over at mema. >> the biggest problem is
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flooding. 50 is still shut down on the lower bridge. 90 has been opened it in both directions. they will figure out the best way to treat each problem. that is the eastern shore. heavy snow conditions in western maryland. there was a massive accident on 68 yesterday. the visibility was down to zero. four tractor trailers got ens narled. it cost that roadway to be shut down. it wasn't a huge backup. there still was traffic.
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those cars had to sheltered in place. they had to clear out all the debris. we had a reopening of the key bridge. wind warnings remain in effect along other bridges. the evacuation operations on the eastern shore will continue this morning. these were folks that can only be rescued by boats. they have to wait until 7:00 a.m. to continue those evacuations. back to you guys. >> we think we're out of the woods. there are some major problems. 43 degrees at the airport.
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>> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> welcome back. we will have continuing coverage. >> another press conference by the governor is scheduled at 10:30 this morning. you can find the most up to date information on our website about sandy on our website, we're back in just a minute. stay with us.
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