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severe weather, m.d. braces for a tropical system. high winds are next and it's already raining. >> hi, i'm kai jackson. >> and i'm mary bubala. there the tropical system is slowly arriving and in hours, we'll see the heavy rains and high winds. nicole dropped several inches of rain in florida flooding roads. bernadette woods and bob turk are tracking nicole. >> take a look at the radar we're tracking the rain all the way to cuba. you can see i the rain from the south all the way down to the cuba and florida straights. that will continue to effect the east coast and throughout the entire day tomorrow. because of the amounts of rain we're expecting, we'll have watches that will go into effect tomorrow.
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a flash flood watch for the area and in the southern portions of the bay, a high wind watch as well. it will be a nasty day. bernadette woods has more on the storm and how much rain we'll get. well, this is the latest on nicole, the tropical storm became a tropical storm at 11:00. it's moving to the north, north east at 10:00 miles per hour. and it's skirting over the atlantic. you notice, it stops at this point. it's important, because, it doesnt' mean it won't effect us, it will just get extra tropical. the rain is still moving our way whether you see that spot or not. the flooding rains are a possibility and the winds will pick up as the center gets closer to the day tomorrow. in the region in here, over the appalachian to the bay, we'll see the heaviest of the rain. and there's the potential for a
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few inches and in some cases, up to 6 inches of rain and there's a lot moving our way and we'll have the forecast coming up shortly. >> the first warning weather coverage continues shortly. wjz is live in anne arundel and derek valcourt has more on how maryland's preparing for the floods and high winds. >> reporter: local and state emergency management officials are sending out warnings. they're getting ready for the storm and so should you. >> reporter: in neighbors like fells point, subject to frequent flooding. >> every time there's a high tide, it floods there. >> a couple buddies got their cars destroyed because of the rain. i try to stay away if it's going to rain. >> reporter: you keep a close eye on it? >> yes, yes, you have to. >> and there's fast flooding in baltimore streets.
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and there are more than 50,000 drains in baltimore, the city needs the public's health. >> and you have it in front of the house and it's near the house. the biggest weapon you have against the fight against flooding is a bloom. go out there and sweep the material out and put it in the trash can. >> crews in anne arundel county are trying to prevent problems before the storm and asking marylanders to be prepared. there's flooding and there are torrential rains of 6 to 8 inches or more. have a flashlight and a radio and nonperishable foods. >> and emergency workers are using this as a opportunity to remind people, if you come across standing water in the road over the next day or so. turn around, don't go through it. we're live in anne arundel county. all right, derek, thank you.
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stay with wjz-13 for the forecasts and a look at the live radar any time, go to murder mystery solved. the county police arrest two men involved in a beating death of a man. two are charged in the murder of a 3-d-year-old. his body was found yesterday on is the elmo court. they lived together in the same apartment and one was killed during a violent argument. and a lawsuit was filed and reached. a 14-year-old was electrocuted because of an underground electrical cable she lean against against. -- -- and major changes are in the works for the school system. it will effect how teachers will be paid.
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adam may has more. >> reporter: we're expecting the details in an hour and we've learned that a few teacher contract will be a part of the announcement. >> a major deal announcing ground breaking education reforms could make baltimore cities a model for the rest of the nation. >> and our schools are getting better every year. i'm pleased they were reaching an treatment. >> reporter: according to the sun, it separates those based on service and instead, rewards those based on student achievement. >> your future -- >> reporter: president obama has been pressing for the changes since last month. $250million the race for the top program and baltimore city is getting more than $46
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million for reforms, they explains why the teacher contracts would be key. >> any time you're dealing with an evaluation of someone's performance, it needs to be fair and ethical. >> reporter: and the teacher's union supports the reform saying last week, i think that the teachers will like the new contract. it addresses the concerns they express. this is subject to a vote by all baltimore city teachs and because of the changing state laws, other unions could see the similar reforms possibly in the coming year. and wjz-13 will have more on the school plan coming up live at 5:00 on eyewitness news. governor o'malley is gaining ground over ehrlich. the two have been neck and neck and governor o'malley had a lead over ehrlich. with less than five weeks until election day, 52% of those
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polled say they'll vote for o'malley. and jimmy carter will spend a second night in an ohio hospital. the doctors wanted to observe the former president following an overnight stay. a hospital spokesperson says he's in good spirits. he's 85 years old. and mr. carter became ill on an airplane promoting his book. there's been another emergency landing of a commuter night and joel brown has more. this is similar to another incident that happened last weekend. passengers heading to milwaukee heard an ominous sound as they prepared to land. >> you could hear them put the landing gear down. the announcement no traveler wanted to hear. >> they came over a loud speaker and they couldn't get a
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gear down and we had one gear up. >> they braced for impact and they landed the plane safely. the faa and the ntsb are investigating. the incident was similar to another emergency involving a plane made by the same company just last saturday. >> heads down, stay down! >> that emergency landing, the right wheels of the connection flight were stuck in the up position. >> brace for impact. the planes ring dragged along the runway and sending showers of sparks in the sky. all 64 made it off safely. >> both were from the cr-j series made by a canadian manufacturer and they're not the only incidents. according to the documents they've been involved in six other landing gear merge sis in the last five years.
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joel brown, wjz-13 eyewitness news. none of the passengers on either planes were injured. let's check on the roads now with sharon aaron at wjz traffic control. it feels like the calm before the storm. >> i have a feeling it will be that case. we have the usual congestion and everything. it's not insane. we have an accident on the beltway and one at lock raven and second on the beltway and one at 70 on the westside. and one at lock raven and one in rosedale and franklin square drive and 32 eastbound, there's a crash there. and there's one in ellicott city nearby and one at long beach parkway and two more in the city at west franklin and wilkens and meantime, there's a live look at your drive times
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and your speeds you'll find on the beltway and the slowest spot is the topside outer lupe. we have the accident on the outer lupe and that's fueling the delay and 29 miles per hour now on the westside inner lupe. taking a live look outside, that's the northwestside on greenspring avenue. and there's a delay there. and there's 95 and 395, we're waiting for the showers to come down. this is brought to you by the cochran firm. if you've suffered a personal injuries call for more information. back to you. >> and still ahead on wjz-13's eyewitness news at 4:00, back is best. there's a warning about what some use in the crib. coaches may having badly, you'll never believe what sparked this brawl. and she attacked herself with acid and she has to
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explain it to a judge. >> heavy rains and high winds are heading our way. we're tracking the thunderstorm, coming up. [ female announcer ] remember this promise?
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in today's consumer watch, the government is warning people to stop using infant positioners. 12 infants have died in the past 13 years. most suffocated after rolling from a side to a stomach position. seniors with high drug costs will have more options to help them cope with coverage gaps. the number of plans covering some plans in the donut whole gaps will triple next year.
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two plans covering the brand name drugs will be available in every region of the country. the plan offers a limited range of medications in the gap. children's coaches are supposed to teach good sportsman ship. that's why this is attracting national attention and out rage. jeff glow has the story. >> reporter: a fan shooting home video captured the scene from the stands. it began just after you see one player from the patriots run for a touchdown, you don't see out of the camera's view is two players that collided and they're begining to scuffle. one parent stepped in and followed by many, many more. before long, a wave of angry dads streamed away from the field pushing and shoving and punching there. >>, i can't believe that the coaches did that in front of
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us, that's a bad example for us. >> reporter: it included this especially ugly moment. one coach gave a sucker punch to the back of the head and even though one of the young players tried to encourage the adults to settle down. he had little success and the fans watched stunned. >> shocked and waiting, and hoping it's going to end any minute. now, what's inside the anger and frustration is the decision by the football league which bans the kids from both teams to play. the parents were responsible for elevating the rough tackle into an all out brawl between the adults. >> i don't think it's fair they punished us. >> and there's a local meeting scheduled tonight and the league says that the decision is final. a wild ride on wall street
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today. stocks were up and down all day today. the dow was down 23 s&p and now, nasdaq down 3. let's go to new york with alexis christoforous has tonight's money watch update. >> reporter: tens of thousands of workers took to the streets throughout europe today. demonstrators gathered in brussels, spain and italy and ireland and greece to protest debt problems caused by big banks. spain, protestors slashed with the police. and liberty mutual is delays the largest ipo of the year. they blamed the weak economy for delaying the stock sell of one of the subsidiaries and 45 companies postponed their sells this year and over concern about the economy. well, one retailer is exstanding despite the tough economy.
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kohls will open more stores. it's been popular among shoppers worried about their jobs and looking for bargains and nintendo's 3-d console won't be out for christmas. the release date is pushed back until march. that will put a dent in the bottom line. they slashed the earning's forecast by more than half. for more head lines, go to i'm alexis christoforous in new york. and coming up on wjz-13 eyewitness news at 4:00, bedbug infestation. critical information from local hub officials on how to keep them out of your home. and transportation officials get graded by their students who use the buses for school. did they pass with flying colors. and get ready for rain. it could be heavy at times. we're updating the first warning weather forecast.
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the rain is racing way out ahead of the storm. it's over south florida and down towards the keys. we're already seeing the rain connected with it. the first warning doppler radar, the rain moved in this afternoon. we're seeing the bands of rain out bind it, too. they're making their way up towards annapolis. and that's the heavy rain. this is the beginning of what we'll see. and we'll show you the sunshine out there we had out there earlier and the rain quickly followed and that's what we're dealing with now. the rain will continue on and off into the day tomorrow. we have the flash flood watches in effect for the entire region. and it was a big story earlier. turn around and don't drown. don't mess around with roads
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covered in water. it is not worth your time for it. it may take you longer to get home, but it's worth it. they'll pick up into the day tomorrow. the wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour in the storm. we've been in the 60s all day and maybe get into the 70s tomorrow. here's nicole. it's down to the south, still. it ends over the water. that's because the national hurricane center thinks it will be extra topical. it loses the characteristics, but it won't stop. it's already moving in. it's the jet stream and the storm track, it's funneling all our way. we'll get rounds of rain moving up to a couple of inches. and that's connected with the tropics and the jet stream. it will continue to come our way. and the computer models take it into a few different directions.
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as we said, regardless of if it has a name, it's moving in our direction. here's the indication of the rain, it comes in and sticks around and the winds pick up tomorrow. . and quickly, it will get out for friday. at this point, the winds will be gusty, maybe up to 30 miles per hour and bringing in dry air and cooler air. and over the weekend, the coolest air mass so far this evening is coming our way. we'll be into the 30s for the low. there's a lot going on now. senators the waters on the bay, the big concern is -- we'll look at the high tide at 11:47 p.m. there's a chance for a push of water with this as we head into the day and as the winds turn around behind the storm, they'll push back down. there and rounds of heavy rain and leaving a thunderstorm or two and the winds will pick up and the thunderstorms get out of here and it will be chilly
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and we have a lot to get through. and it will come on quick and leave us quick. >> thank you, and don't miss tonight's lineup. at 10:00, it's "the defenders." >> and katie couric has a preview of what's coming up tonight. with so much focus on teachers in the country, we'll take you to japan for a look at their systems and why are teachers there rev veered and respected. could that model work here in the u.s.. that's here tonight. and in junction appeals, a victory for stem cell researchers across the country. and a tropical system drops heavy rain across south florida and nowing we'll look at
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nicole's track. nicole's track. and internrn bob ehrlich's real record on energy. lobbyists helped write utility regulations. we got stuck with a 72% rate hike. but martin o'malley got tough on bge, forcing them to pay back $2 billion to consumers. and what's bob ehrlich been doing the past four years? he got paid $2.5 million at a lobbying firm, a firm representing special interests and casinos right here in maryland. that's bob ehrlich-- a 72% increase for us and $2.5 million from special interests for himself. nice work, bob.
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we have a light rain falling. i'm denise koch. >> and i'm vic carter. we are keeping a close eye on tropical storm nicole. bands of rain are falling in maryland. a heavy downpour hits south florida. wjz is live with the first warning weather. bob and bernadette are tracking the thunderstorm from the weather center. >> we're at the top of the rain shield with the system. we're going down the coast down to cuba, really. and you can see the rain moving into the region. as we head further south and down to miami. that's the track of the system now, it's continuing to move into the miami area and all of
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the rain is moving up the east coast and copious amounts of rain for us. because the rain amounts we're expecting, we'll have watches in effect all day tomorrow and coastal flood watches and in addition, a high wind watch for the reach your for the -- region for the day tomorrow. we'll have the information on the massive storm. >> well, here's the latest on nicole. it's down to the south and making its way over south florida and it stops. and it's going to interact with a big jet stream and rip the center of the storm apart. but, it doesn't mean we'll be finished to the storm when we get to the point. the rain will continue to funnel in our direction because of the track and we'll get around the heavy rain. and winds will pick up and it won't be the winds around here. it may be around 30 miles per hour. as far as the rain to the south
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of us. over ten inches of rain is possible. here's the heaviest ban right here. and generally speaking, there's a possibility of getting up to 6 inches worth of rain out of this system here before it gets out of here. the thing is, it's already in place and we're starting with the storm and we'll have more later. >> back to you guys. and thank you, we'll invite you to stay with wjz-13 for the instant forecast and the look at the radar on we have breaking news from montgomery county. a school bus crash, kai has more. >> reporter: that's right, it happened on i-270, democracy boulevard. we're going to show you this. it's a school bus off of the sky ramp and one person may be pinned and there are several injuries. this is a heavily traveled area and it's around rush hour.
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it's creating heavy traffic and this is a serious accident. rescue crews are there and we understand there are at least 15 injuries and one person is pinned. as we get more information, we'll bring it to you. >> the thank you, kai, from the news room. >> and the time square bomber planned on striking again. for the man that admitted to trying to bomb time square boasted it would kill about ho people. the government incolluded details on the court ruling and that's sentenced next week. he faces life in prison. security officials have intercepted a terrorist plot in britain, france and germany.
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>> reporter: the identical tower is evacuated twice in two weeks. and precautions against a possible terror attack. the security alert comes as the intelligence agents warn that terrorists have been plotting shooting sprees in britain, france and germany. they've broken up the planned assaults like commando style raids in india two years ago when the gunmen killed 166 people. >> multiple people -- they were experienced and they used multiple weeps and it's high powered [ indiscernible ] they have rocket propelled grenades -- and the officials say it looks like the lot was at its earliest stages and since the attack imminent, they're not raising the
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security threat level here. american air strikes targeting suspected al-qaeda terror cells disrupted the plot. and french authorities were bracing for a backlash over attempts to ban muslim women from wearing burkas. there's no imminent terror threat on the german soul. the security officials warn that a terror attack is a real possibility. cbs news, london. europe has been a target of numerous plots, the deadliest in the madrid train bombings in 2004 that killed 191 people. and the woman involved in the washington acid attack hoax made an appearance in court. and she pled not guilty. a stranger splashed acid in her face. she made up the story about the
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burns she suffered in august saying she put drain cleaner on her face trying to kill herself. court records show she spent $1500 that's the donation she received from the public and she spent it on din ore and clothes -- dinner and clothes. a shooting occurred near a cafeteria of a hospital. the gunman is in critical condition and the officers sustained minor wounds. they're looking into if he was involved in another incident hours earlier. the hospital is in partial lockdown. federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research is on full appeal. the opponent says it destroys embryos and funding may continue. overturning an earlier suspension by a judge.
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the lawyers say if the bans continue, a number of research projects and diseases could have collapsed. and an annoying pest is invading the country. in >> well, vick, bed bucks are a huge problem. they don't know why they're prevalent and wednesday, the city held the first of several forums about them. knowing how to identify them is the first prevention. they're small and they leave bite and blood marks on the skin, they like to hide in luggage and mattresses. stink bugs don't sound bad after that. >> at least they're temporary. pest control workers called new york city the epicenter. and big yellow buses pick
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up children usually and in baltimore, several hop aboard an mta bus. they're asking the students to help improve the it was. >> reporter: they're everywhere, listen to how many people they haul. >> we move 360,000 patrons per day. >> tens of thousands are getting to and from school. >> that's the problem, getting to school on time. >> the buses be late. >> and the buses are very, very crowded and they've been out of order and out of service. >> and now, the fda is asking the kids to help keep the driver and the mechanics and systems accountable. they'll do it with the cell phones. >> all of you want to ride and choose to ride as opposed to a
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transportation of last resort. they test realtime how the mta experience is going. >> i think that it will be a good ride. >> and after years of being told what to do, the students cannot be asked to tell what they think. >> and the buses sometimes they're late and sometimes it goes past you. >> and the mayor took the coaches to school. >> they're not in school all day every day, they cannot learn as much as their piers. >> they can't learn and earn because they couldn't be on the bus feed back is welcomed. >> and it's good, it gives us feed back immediately. >> hopefully we take our opinions into consideration. now, the new report card system is open to anyone who uses mta and mark. to get a link, go to and look for the story. let's check in on the roads
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now with sharon gibala with more on a serious bus accident. hi, we're continuing to follow the incident. we have a live picture of the seen. it's on 270 at democracy, it's south of the split on to 270. it's involving a bus and you can see, it's off of the road. we're hearing about 15 injuries at this point. the traffic is effective and this is well traveled area. if you head south into montgomery county, this is going to be there for a while. we have plenty of other problems including an accident on lock raven on the left shoulder. another on the westside at 70. watch for an accident on hospital drive and there's a crash there and u.s. 1 and one in ellicott city and long gait parkway and thereto in the city there and wilkens a blue dale. and 95 northbound, that's going to be slow.
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that's approaching the south west and there's a look at the beltway drive times and speeds. 26 miles per hour, that's the slowest spot between 95 and 295. that's jammed there at york road. same situation on the westside at wilkens. again, if you're heading to d.c., we have a bus off of the road at 270 with injuries. we'll keep you updated on the situation. see buzz lightier and woody and jessy at the first mariner arena. get your tickets to disney on ice. and thank you, sharon. three weeks into the nfl system and there's a tight race at the top of the wjz-13 profootball challenge. jessica has this week's possible head standings. >> reporter: well, it's a tight race between the novices and
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the experts. ish i'm tied with bernadette woods and mark viviano and then, stan -- stan saunders is next and then, we have john that's next. he won the 25-dollar best buy gift card. you can sign up to play, come here and click on the banner at the top of the home page. back to you, denise. >> all right, champ. >> you can see the game at 1:00 live here. the game will be followed by the post game show. mark viviano will have the highlights and it's mary and marty and a big day of football live sunday. and i hear that bernadette and mark are protesting.
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>> and straight ahead. we'll update you on the breaking news at montgomery county where there's a serious bus accident. >> and how australia is dealing with a locust plague. >> and we'll have the forecast. ,
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we want to update the breaks news from montgomery county. a bus crashes off of the ramp. >> that's righting they're still getting the information in. a bus went off on the sky ramp to north 70 on old georgetown road. 270 is a major artery that connects the beltway. one has died and we have learned. two are critically injured and there could be more. a massive triage unit was set
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up outside of the bus accident. we understand it's a vehicle, we don't know initially, it is a commercial vehicle. there and we know there are people trapped on board and the fire rescue crews are racing in and trying to get the people out of the bus. the bus collided with several other cars and traffic is totally shutdown in the area. it's a busy area during rush hour and this is going to complicate the situation. we'll have more at 5:00 and 6:00. thank you, kai. and two students are facing criminal charges after they beat up a boy who joined a cheerleading squad. this 11-year-old wants to be a cheerleader in college and when he he joined the team, he started getting harassed. two boys attacked him and he suffered a broken shoulder. he plans on getting back to
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what he loves. a birthday party for a 3- year-old ended in a brawl. a group of 150 people were gathered to celebrate and the child's father was asked to leave. five were hurt by flying beer bottles and they're facing charges in connection with the fight. there's a search on an american hot air balloon crew. >> denise, the two pilots participated in a race in europe to see who could fly the furthest on the limited amount of gas. they went missing off of the coast of italy and the conditions were rough. for the balloon was having radio issues throughout the flight. several are searching the area for the missing americans. thank you, and a person's
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father was a member of the first team to cross the pacific ocean in a balloon. people in australia are facing a locust plague. experts say that past winter conditions were bad enough for the locusts to lay millions of eggs. the hot california sun crushes the hopes of wine makers. they're causing the grapes to look like raisins and wine makers aren't taking the season lightly. and they're hoping that the plants can adjust to the surroundings. a top model host makes one of the biggest mistakes in the show's history by naming the wrong winner there. this is not -- this is a complete accident. it's amanda, i'm so sorry. it was read to me wrong.
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>> >> this is what happens when you have live tv. >> i'm sorry >> this is insane. >> as you can tell, this was in australia. this was the most awkward tv moment in australia ever. one was almost in tears after making the terrible misstalk. the incident was a miscommunication between the producers and talent. well -- that is unheard of! >> and more than 2000 audience members witnessed the mistake. an all girl's school helps renovate the ymca. the school will be open to 500 women grades 6 through 12. the school is a college prep school that emphasizes science, technology, engineer and math.
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looking outside, we have a few drizzles on television hill >> well, really, this is like an ice burg, the tip of the ice burg is into maryland and sections of the region. south of this, that's the whole ice burg. look at the radar, there's a ton of rain moving in and it goes way down, all the way down the coast of florida and there's miami. they're seeing up to 3 inches of rain and it's moving up the east coast and just a minute ago, the weather service dissipated nicole and now, it's an elongated moisture. and take a look at the temperatures. it's calm out now. its way up there, 67 degrees an dew points at 56 barometer and beginning to fall.
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and 71 up at elkton and 54 in oakland and 71 in ocean city. we'll get the arm what, tropical air in tomorrow. it will be more like a florida afternoon. and the humidity will be around 95%. during the day tomorrow, the moisture is moving up from the south. there's a good bit of rain on the eastern shore and steady, light rain now and it will get worse. overnight and into tomorrow, periods of heavy rain anywhere from two to four or five to six inches of rain. because of that, the entire regions in the acception of western maryland are under a flash flood watch and also, a coastal flood watch for the region. the winds from the south will push the water on the western side of the bay and there's flooding. en and on the southern bay, even though it's not windy now, the southern bay will see wind gusts over 40 miles per hour.
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and that's why they have a high wind watch for those folks. there shall the low pressure is coming from the south and brings all of the moisture with it. that's until late thursday and a cool front will come through and dry us out. friday, a lot cooler and a lot of sunshine heading our way. the storm factors taking a big dip and that's picking up the moisture and moving up towards eastern canada over in next 12 to 24 hours. there's a small craft advisory in the bay and bay temperature around 75. there's a wind moving in and breezy and 65 is the low. tomorrow, rain, heavy and maybe a thunderstorm and gusty winds and maybe up to 25 to 35 miles per hour winds. we're talking about power outages and that's if we get the heavy rains. we'll have a narrow band and it's 75 miles wide where we hit the rainfalls.
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exact will where that will be determines where we'll get the flooding issues. >> it's full of the good news. >> and it's all over tomorrow night. >> still to come, two big stories on a massive tropical system pushes rain towards maryland. also, a deadly bus accident also, a deadly bus accident with a dozen injured. ,,,, old gibbs canning company. also, a deadly bus accident with a dozen injured. ,,,, today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create
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and make this time, your time. about prescription treatment options and support. 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. a deadly bus crash. one person killed. >> a massive tropical storm pushes high winds towards maryland. >> the conditions creating conditions to the south of us. we have first warning coverage.
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major reforms in the works for baltimore's school system. that's coming up. a first for maryland's governor's race. a new poll give as candidate a significant lead. >> check in on these stories. >> eyewitness news at 5 starts right now. i'm kai jackson. >> i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> wjz continues to follow that breaking news out of montgomery county where a bus has plunged off the ron


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