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kimberly: the search for answers after a gas leak causes a fireball and explosion tonight. neighbors are raising eyebrows about the safety of their homes. plus, details about a serious crash that still has a road shutdown. and the broncos take home a super bowl win. so did a local delivery team. details on the busy night. 11:00, onc 7 news at your side. kimberly: good evening. i'm kimberly suiters. right now we are tracking a system that will bring rain and possibly snow as early as tomorrow. our stormwatch team is getting you ready for the storm. devon lucie joins us with the latest track. devon: the latest information
coming in. minutes ago i was with you one facebook. you are wondering when this begins. we start with the nation's capital, a snapshot of what's going on. clouds under clear skies, the national harbor, west, northwest , looking good. 48 highs today, just under with the blanket of clouds. a lot more cloud cover today. we are below freezing winchester, culpeper, fredericksburg. in the 30's downtown washington. the cloud cover is pushing away. of michigan,p. that is the system coming in monday night into tuesday. the bus stop. could be slick tomorrow morning at the bus stop. in the afternoon, a chance of light rain. the rain is most likely once we
to the evening time frame. overnight into tuesday is the first shot at snow. tuesday is when the snow could transition back into rain again. extremely complicated forecast, the margin of error is very small. stormwatch seven weather department forecast coming up. kimberly: 7 on your side when winter storm hits. stay connected on our website, twitter and well as facebook. you can also download the free stormwatch 7 app for alerts and up-to-the-minute forecasts. , we are learning more about a serious crash in southeast washington. on theeople were injured 1600 block of south capitol street, including a child. this happened just before 4:30 p.m., near nationals park. at least two cars were involved. male driver was thrown from
his car in rush to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. in the other car, a woman and child were injured. they are expected to be ok. the crash remains under investigation and south capitol street is still shut down tonight. developing now in prince william county, a key minute a searching for answers after an explosion in a home in woodbridge. firefighters were there to investigate a possible gas leak. nobody was hurt, but roz plater explains why many neighbors do not feel safe. roz: road behind me as shutdown with all the work going on. crews are in the middle of the intersection. behind that white truck is the house where the explosion happened. nobody was injured and neighbors are back in their homes, but they have lots of questions and there are very few answers. late intoews working the evening after a gas leak and explosion at this woodbridge home. spokespersonment
said just after 3 p.m. today, firefighters responded to a call for an outside ghastly. they quickly discovered high levels of gas inside the home. as they were walking out, and explosion blew out the windows and a fireball ripped through the basement. >> they said go outside, not in, so they can make sure everything was ok. roz: residents were evacuated as fire crews checked for gas leaks. they spotted washington gas crews working in their neighborhood twice in the past week. ina couple days ago i came after going shopping and i could smell gas in the air. resident, i'm curious if we are in danger. roz: a washington gas representative was on site, but would not speak on camera or answer questions. they said the gas situation was "secure," but neighbors still have questions. >> i would appreciate if they
let the neighbors know this is something we should be concerned about. i don't want to wait until a bigger explosion. a whole lot of damage can be done with a gas explosion. we just want to be sure we will not be victims of a situation like that. roz: as for exactly what happened, washington gas says the fire department will lead the investigation. roz plater, abc 7 news. county policeford are investigating an early morning homicide. they are looking for this man, 20-year-old chancellor tolliver, wanted for first-degree murder in the shooting death of maury scott near the garrison woods apartment complex just before 5 a.m. he died on the way to the hospital. the police believe that tolliver is armed and dangerous. investigators say that speed played a role in a deadly crash on i 70 in hagerstown this morning. say that awitnesses vehicle veered towards a box truck while trying to pass.
the vehicle lost control and slammed into a guardrail and died at the scene. she has been identified as 19-year-old ester cho of lutherville, maryland. a toddler and man are recovering after being injured in a shooting in northwest. the police say that several gunshots rang out at 10:30 p.m. last night when georgia avenue. one bullet went through the window of a hair salon. and awas hit in the ankle two-year-old child was grazed glass.the year from a neighbor next door saw the whole thing happen. >> they were shooting across the street. >> for something like that to salon isa hairstyl crazy and uncalled for. kimberly: both victims were treated at the hospital and
released. members of the un security council issued a statement condemning north korea's rocket launch. council held in an emergency meeting after north korea launched a satellite into space. the launch is widely viewed as a front to test a ballistic missile. the council determined a contributes toh their development of nuclear weapons. using ballistic technology is a violation of four security council resolutions dating back to 2006. details about the bombing of a passenger jet in somalia. airports arrested two workers. surveillance video shows the workers handling a laptop used by a suicide bomber to blow a hole in the plane, which the suspected bomber then fell out of. the flight attendants helped passengers move away from the ane in the flight crew made emergency landing for stop the
fbi is helping the investigation. campaign trail, time is running out until tuesday's primaries in new hampshire. ls show bernie sanders leading hillary clinton by double digits, and donald trump is on top as well. but there is still time to shake things up. tone today on the trail. following a fiery night on the gop debate stage. >> let me talk. >> quiet. front runner donald trump moving up in the polls today, standing by some of his stances this week. >> you would authorized torture as president? >> i would also try something beyond waterboarding. yes, i'm sorry, you have to do with that way. marci: another headline moment -- >> barack obama knows exactly what he is doing.
let's dispel with this fiction he does not know what he is doing. >> this is a memorized speech. some taunting marco rubio for being repetitive. >> i don't like that he went back to his bl -- to his spiel. >> i will keep saying it because it's true. marci: and bernie sanders is getting a lot of buzz after his appearance on "saturday night live." >> sounds like socialism to me. and campaigning in new hampshire today, while hillary clinton was in michigan discussing the water crisis in flint. >> what happened in flint is a moral. sanders is still leading by double digit with just two days ago before the primary. next, you may need
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mardi gras parade in mississippi tonight after a shooting that happened 20 minutes after the last parade float went by. no arrests have been made. the police are still investigating. the final pieces of the crane that collapsed in new york city have been removed. oom was cut into 35 pieces and hauled away on a flatbed. the crane came crashing onto the
street friday, killing a wall street worker. a funeral was held today for the worker. the mayor has promised new restrictions on cranes to improve safety. alert,ur side consumer the price of gas continues to fall, the average price of a gallon of gas has dropped eight cents in the past two weeks, cheaper than, $.37 this time last year. the average in the d.c. metro is $1.80. industry analysts say the price drop may continue if crude oil costs continue to slide. abcng up, monday night on news at 11:00, a 7 on your side special story, undercover, the value of a diamond. what troubleshooter horace home found out -- where is holmes -- horace holmes found out may surprise you.
we put diamonds to the test, tomorrow at 11:00. do not expect to get lunch at chipotle tomorrow. the fast food restaurant will close 1900 stores monday for staff meetings to discuss food safety and implement healthier and safer food handling. this comes in response to several outbreaks of e. coli, salmonella, and the nora virus, that impacted several states, including in maryland. there are at least nine lawsuits pending against chipotle connected with the outbreak. super bowl parties have probably wound down about now. fairfax county police do not want fans to drink and drive. they have set up dui patrols tonight. they sent out a warning earlier tonight. highway traffic safety officials 43% of all012 traffic deaths on super bowl sunday were caused by drunk
driving. a breathalyzer company reports in 2014 years as recorded an 091% on super bowl sunday. the legal limit in virginia is .08%. president obama and the first lady lady were getting into the super bowl action. they watched the game at the white house with a group of friends. watchers wentme to the office. they were eating nachos, all foods not part of the first lady's "let's move" campaign. and they are not the only ones consuming junk food, americans are expected to consume 1.3 billion wings today. pizza hut, dominoes, and pop at john's were expecting to sell more than 4 million pies. we got a firsthand look at a busy shopping clarendon.
game for it is top pete's new haven style pizza in clarendon. theytook us for a ride as made a delivery shortly before kickoff. bowl sunday, guys might tip more because they are just happy to get to watch the super bowl. reporter: over four years in the business, he said that the super bowl is a bonus for the business , as the big game celebrates a golden anniversary. all employees were called into work, making the dough and delivering. >> usually we would have two drivers on sunday. today we have five. reporter: the dining room is just about empty, but the carryout and delivery are hopping. customers like the pregame. ,bout 90 minutes before kickoff
the phones were ringing and boxes were moving, but the wait time was about 90 minutes for delivery. at halftime, it's slow down. about 100 pizzas went out the 6:30between 5:30 and normal on a sunday is about 30. >> it's easily our biggest a of the year. reporter: the general manager said what they lost during the blizzard when the business was closed for two days, they made up tonight. cheryl connor, abc 7 news. kimberly: doing three times the regular business is no joke. devon: that is a great deal making up for the losses. kimberly: you have been super busy working on this crazy forecast. any definite numbers? set in stone, but there is information that supports what we have been telling you. if you happen to look over during the super bowl, a live
look at national harbor, this is just one model, one piece of information. this is a new style of forecast where we take one computer forecast and run it 20 times. it changes slightly. in europe they do it about 71 times. and we look at this together, it gives us the best average forecast. today, cloud cover washington in metro, southeast, more sunshine to the west. the spin in the upper left-hand corner of the screen is the upper-level system that is coming in. that will drive down and become the storm system that gives us the chance of precipitation monday night into tuesday. the upper-level system puts the energy into a surface low. has thest suite of data area of low pressure to the south. this is not a big storm system, but that is an ideal location.
the heaviest snow bands are clipping the north metro, closer to the mason-dixon line. the heavier snow is north 50 miles. any little variation of that low and it's a huge change to the snow track. snow totals upwards of six inches. this is nothing like two weeks ago. then that tracks off to the north and east. overnight towards tomorrow, 20's, freezing. watch out for slick spots tomorrow morning. mid 40's in the afternoon. here is one forecast, rain in the evening, hardly any precipitation for the entire event. potential. it's possible we may not get anything at all. this is just one representation. however, the information more in line with the data was evening rain, transitioning to snow,
shifting further north during the early morning tuesday. tuesday morning, still some snow, but finally transitioning back into rain the latter part of the day. that would put the snow totals potentially with what you see here, about one inch south of the metro, two downtown, three to the north. we are not talking blizzard by any means. now, the zone for the most snow is setting up to the north. snow overnight. the highest snow bands total, 3 to 6, will be north of washington. south, rainetro and and snow mix, lesser south. the midi at metro, the roads at or above freezing,, so it is just slushy. -- the immediate metro, the roads are at or above freezing, so it is just slushy.
towards baltimore, those are the spots that could be slushy. 80% chance of precipitation. nothing is set in stone. any little variation means a huge change. kimberly: kids are going to school tomorrow, but tuesday could be -- devon: tuesday would be up in the air. kimberly: are you bummed out about the panthers? robert: not really. defense, you loved the super bowl. the broncos victorious. one legacy could be >> and now the toyota sports
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the face-off. ,owards the net, the deflection that is number 30 on the season. in the third, tied at 2-2. skates through the entire flyers team for the game-winner. caps win, 3-2. make sure to tune into abc 7, right here sunday night. 5.r sunday" starts at 11:3 erin hawksworth and scott abraham are in the studio right now dancing like crazy people. and women's college basketball, gw beats richmond. they are literally dancing in the background kimberly: in germany, more than
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