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>> announcer: news 4 today starts now.
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new this morning, our first look at a deadly scene. a man in the middle of the street run over by several cars. how an off duty officer is now at the center of this investigation. >> there's a bomb on the plane. there's a bomb -- >> words that would frighten anyone on a plane. this morning, what was behind this passengers intense warning just before lift off. that video is new this morning. but first, we have big weather changes happening today. it's already breezy out there. >> you can feel it immediately when you walk out the door. i'm angie goff. thank you for joining us. welcome to news 4 today. brace yourself. warning for us about big temperatures dipping. that cold air moving in. we're already starting off with a windy and cold november morning. >> let's get you to chuck bell. he's breaking down the timing of today's changes. >> welcome to your weekend. yesterday, 63 degrees. nice and mild. today, not so much everybody.
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winds have already turned around to the northwest and colder air already started to move back into the region and there's a second shot of cold air coming our way for later this evening into tonight and tomorrow. currently out the door temperatures. generally in the upper 30s in northern maryland. low to mid 40s in and around town. that's only half the story. the winds are already gusting 15 to 25 miles per hour. there's already a bit of a wind chill. nothing left on storm team 4 radar. your out the door weather, temperatures generally in the 40s. it will be breezy. temperatures for highs today, 50 degrees. maryland hosting boston college, temperature 49 degrees at kick off back down to near 40 degrees by the end of the game. if you want to see your game on tv send me a note or tweet it to me at chuck bell 4. we'll see the rest of the timing of the cool down coming up. chuck, thanks. happening today you can find more about a project to improve the virginia avenue tunnel in southeast d.c. some neighbors are concerned
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about trains carrying hazardous materials through the area while construction is going on. right now cxs trains run on the tracks between virginia avenue between 2nd and 11th street. congresswoman eleanor holmes norton is holding a meeting at 2:00 happening at the senior center on 5th street southeast. >> today democrats in virginia will decide who can replace mark herring. he is still in a race for attorney general. jennifer and sheila olem declaring victory in the case although a recount is possible. he leads by 164 votes. the state board of elections certifies the results on monday. >> we just got new video in showing the scene of a deadly accident in prince george's county. a man was run over by several cars including a marked police cruiser driven by an off duty
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officer. word went out about the accident near pine brook avenue around 9:00 last night. right now police are looking for the person that initially struck and killed the man. the off duty officer involved stayed on the scene. >> d.c. police need your help to find three men that could be very dangerous. this is video of the group they're looking for. you can see two of them there. police say they may have been involved in an assault with a gun downtown near g street wednesday. they're calling the men persons of interest. montgomery county police need your help solving a cold case. they're rereleasing this sketch hoping new people will come forward with leads. he is behind a series of sex assaults back in 1970. if you have any information callmont county police. today family and friends say a final good-bye to a woman killed outside of a d.c. strip club. candice reid was
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week. the service will happen at the greater morning star church in largo. the washington post reports reid's family wants to bury her in ohio but they don't have the money to move her body. they set up a fund for donations at bank of america. police arrested michael coleman in the case. he's charged with her murder. we're learning more about the accident that killed the woman before her 41st wedding anniversary. she just recovered from a six month battle with cancer when she went on a short walk and never came back. >> she's the most giving person ever. >> bill oakley breaks down in tears wishing his best friend sally ann was alive to celebrate their wedding anniversary thanksgiving week. >> 41 years. >> 41. >> monday. >> the 59-year-old mother of two was killed while crossing at
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montgomery avenue last weekend in woodbridge, virginia. suddenly 24-year-old amanda styles mays crashed into her near this memorial at the intersection. >> one of her favorite things to do was to walk over across that street to the gas station. sally an outlasted a battle with cancer and recently survived a motorcycle crash. they belong to the rolling thunder motorcycle club and paid tribute to veterans on memorial day. >> six months ago we were in a motorcycle accident and she's been laid up for six months. >> last weekend was the first time she was able to walkout side. she just finished buying her paper and coffee sunday morning. she was walking across the street in the crosswalk. she had the right of way. >> it wasn't fair. >> she was charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian and reckless driving. >> this was a christmas gift. it's a red skiplaque.
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>> now bill reminisces about their marriage with photos. >> but she will be alive in your spirit? >> oh, yeah. >> new this morning, we now know what caused yet another evacuation at l.a.x. it's what passengers thought they heard that caused such a panic. and why it just got a little easier for police to catch drivers violating the rules in d.c. plus the wintry weather that could cause major problems just as millions of people begin their traveling for thanksgiv g thanksgiving. >> we're online this morning. just tweeted out the new sketch montgomery county police released in a 40-year-old cold case. you can take a good look at it and see if you can help. we
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50 years ago the shock of john f. kennedy's death was just
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beginning to set in. this day in 1963 was the first full day of mourning after the assassination in dallas. grief stricken americans prayed and watched news coverage from their home. meantime, accused gunman lee harvey oswald was locked up inside a dallas police station. he was shot and killed just a day later. today thousands will honor kennedy 50 years later by running 50 miles. the jfk 50 mile run gets started in less than an hour just outside of frederick. that event was held for the first time months before kennedy's death and was later renamed in his honor. it was one of the many events he helped to launch as a fitness initiative. new traffic cameras will take in more dangerous driving habits in the district. d.c. is installing 131 new ones of these, traffic cameras. they'll target drivers that block the intersection.
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those of you that don't give pedestrians the right of way will also be targeted. they also catch speeders and those driving oversized vehicles don't streets that are just too narrow. get caught and expect to pay between 50 and $250. a $200 million proposal can completely change the national mall but you might not even notice it. the coalition to save the mall proposed building an underground parking lot which could house 1,000 vehicles. the structure would be below the smithsonians and help to relieve traffic congestion on the roadways including getting rid of the idoling buses. >> it's been difficult and challenging for many people to find parking on the mall so it is worth consideration. the projected structure could also make blooding a thing of the past on the mall. the coalition says the $200 million price tag would be footed by private money if the plan gets approval from congress.
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new video of a man that gave passengers a big scare on board a flight. his rant that got him kicked off a plane, next. >> and oh my goodness, chuck, it is coming. we're talking about the cold. >> oh, yes, indeed. it's not so bad outside right now but don't you worry. old man winter is knocking at our western doorstep. i'll let you know when
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new details about the evacuation at los angeles international airport last night. we brought you the story as breaking news last night at 11:00. initial reports of gunfire were false. people mistook a car accident outside the arrivals terminal as shots and said a woman had some sort of medical emergency and lost control of her car and hit another woman on the sidewalk finally slamming into a parked car. rescuers took the two women to the hospital. you have to checthis out. tense moments aboard a flight that just landed in atlanta. a passenger caughhe who thing on camera. you're going to see here officers getting on the plane to address a man being disruptive from a flight from fort lauderdale. he started screaming he had a bomb on the plane. the man is taken to the hospital. there's no word on if he is going to face any charges. the rest of the passengers were eventually allowed to get off the plane. new today the united nations says it needs nearly 300 $50 million for disaster aid by
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those affected by the typhoon in the philippines. the death toll more than 5200. people in tacloban are finding more people in the debris. it hit two weeks ago displacing 4 million people. at least 1600 are still missing. organizers will show a boxing patch featuring manny paquio to those displaced by the tie fan. organizers hope the match will lift the spirits of those devastated by the deadly storm. in the day ahead you can ice skate and help people in the philippines. it's happening in pentagon row in arlington and the owners are donated a dollar to the american red cross for every skating ticket that is purchased this weekend. >>
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>> for commuters in southwest cities, the roads a nightmare. in los angeles, two killed in collisions. in san diego, six rescued from sinking cars. slick roads in las vegas akounltakounlccou accounted for 141 crashes in 24 hours. five times more than normal.
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a flood watch is in place for the arizona desert. the forecast calls for 18ours of rain. from the sierra to the rocky mountains steady snow. winds forced the ski resort to shutdown on its opening day. with the storm moving east there's already a crunch at the airport. here at l.a.x. 2 million passengers will travel over the holiday. the most in the nation but with more winter weather ahead, delays and cancellations are inevitable. miguel almaguer, nbc news, los angeles. >> not a good time of year to see that when people are going to be traveling. >> guess where that storm today is going to be on tuesday-wednesday. >> where? >> take a wild guess. >> right over your head. >> right over top of the goff residence. >> it's going to be hard to see who gets snow and rain. >> it's going to be rain on the i-95 corridor. any time you have wind and even if it's wind and rain it's going toe of travel.
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people started asking what should we do. if you could fly out of town sooner than wednesday i would get on an earlier flight. there could be big delays just in time for one of the busiest travel days of the year t day before thanksgiving. outside on our fine saturday morning, all is by comparison relatively quite and warm. and i say warm even though temperatures are in the 40s right now. 45 degrees at national airport. that's going to feel warm everybody by tomorrow. winds are out of the northwest at 15 miles per hour and, boy, is it going to be windy around here for the rest of today, tonight, and tomorrow. ferociously windy tomorrow afternoon. temperatures mid to upper 30s now in northern maryland. that's the leading edge of cold shot number one starting to settle back in the area. temperatures are 5 to 10 degrees or so colder now than the same time yesterday. by the time tomorrow, temperatures will be another 15 or more degrees colder than this. so out and about on your
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saturday afternoon, temperatures will inch their way back up into the low 50s. it will be breezy and cooler. about a 10 degree drop between yesterday's high and today. then tomorrow, the bottom really falls out. nothing showing up on storm team 4 radar. that's the one upside of your weekend is that it will be a dry one. if you're make the drive up to state college today, the corn huskers of nebraska taking on penn state in happy valley. snow flurries are possible up there during the course of the game. kick off at 3:30. kick off temperatures mid to upper 30s. back below the freezing mark by the time the game is done. if you want to see your team on tv tell me who is playing, when they're playing and where they're plague and e-mail me at or tweet it to me twitter account. a mix of clouds and sunshine. skies will start to clear out a little bit tonight as the second shot of much colder air starts to arrive right around the time the sun goes down. then tomorrow, windy and
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bitterly cold. highs tomorrow barely making it up into the 30s. here's your future wind chills. out and about on your saturday night at 8:30. back down to the upper 20s and low 30s. mid-20s for wind chills by 11:30 tomorrow night. this is tomorrow morning, wind chills in the teens and 20s and almost no recovery. tomorrow afternoon wind chills will stay in the teens and 20s. it's going to be a cold one. today not too bad. sunny, breezy and colder. upper 40s to low and mid 50s. here's your all important 7-day forecast. tomorrow's high, 36. 36 for a high on your sunday with windchills and then tuesday afternoon and tuesday night into the first half of wednesday, wind and rain. thanksgiving will be fine but getting to grandma's house for
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thanksgiving could be tricky. >> all right. >> all right. thanks truck. >> -- thanks chuck. >> we're going to tell you where gas prices sit in your area. >> plus what a little girl wrote to her
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today a couple will adopt two sets of twins featured on wednesday's child.
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it's all part of the 27th annual d.c. adoption ceremony. our own barbara harrison will mc the event. it starts at 10:00 at the d.c. superior court. several new families will celebrate thanksgiving together for the first time and you can find out more about the children in d.c.'s foster care system on nbc just search wednesday's child. it may look like a trailer for a thrilling new action movie but most of us already know the ending here. someone made this mock movie trailer for the big batkid event that happened in san francisco. we told you about this last week when 5-year-old leukemia patient miles scott brought the city to a stand still as the make a wish foundation helped him become batkid for a day. his parents are starting the batkid fund to help other families with sick children. >> it's never to early to address your constitutional right to address grievances.
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she wrote this letter complaining that the 1st grade is work, work, work. so she asked the senator for a break. that's what he did. her principal and teacher let her out of class for a few minutes so she could take a call from the senator herself. >> are you learning a lot? >> yes. >> so basically if you work hard it's going to pay off. you're going to be smater aren't you? >> yes. >> that's good, isn't it? >> yeah. >> the letter apparently started as a joke when she told her parents about the workload in the first grade and that she couldn't take any naps anymore they joked that she should write her congressman and that's what she did. >> can we do that? >> i don't think anyone is going to call us. >> right. the important information you may want to listen to if you're approached by one group at metro stations today. >> and why traveling maybe easier in the week ahead. >> plus a test today for the tanger outlets. can it handle the weekend crowd?
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>> chuck says we already reached today's high temperature. the very cold and windy
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we want to get a quick look at your top stories this morning. police in prince george's county are look for the person responsible for a fatal hit-and-run. an officer was killed when a car
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struck him around 9:00 last night. >> officers in the district are looking for three men they're calling persons of interest in a northwest assault. this surveillance footage was taken last saturday. it shows the men police believe were behind the attack with a deadly weapon. contact the police if you recognize the men in the video. the temperatures don't tell the entire weather story. today breezy now but that's nothing compared to what is on the way. >> hold on everyone. chuck bell has been fine tuning the forecast all morning long. >> we want to check in with chuck right now. did i hear you correctly? you said it it's going to feel like the teens at one point? >> you bet you. midwinter cold here starting around sun down tonight and going all the way through the second half of your weekend on into the early parts of the coming week. you need to get that heaviest winter jacket read do go. you'll be needing it extra soon. out the door temperatures on your saturday morning, getting ready for an early morning jog or bike ride, this is it -- it's
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about the mildest part of the whole weekend between now and lunchtime today. current temperatures upper 30s to low and mid 40s all across the region. the winds are already gusting 20 to 25 miles per hour. so wind chills will become more and more of a factor. the one upside to all of this storm team 4 radar is clear so we don't have anything to worry about in the rain department. sunny, breezy, cool today. temperatures up into the low 50s for a brief time. tomorrow more cloud cover but extremely windy and really cold tomorrow. tomorrow's highs in the mid 30s with a northwest wind 20 to 30 miles per hour keeping wind chills in the teens and 20s all day tomorrow. a great day to watch college football today. if you want to see your team on tv send me a note at i'll get as many as i can. see you in a few. gas prices jumped up from a week ago. the average price for regular in the district right now is $3.44 a gallon. that is up 8 cents from last week.
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in maryland the average is up t cents to $3.32 and in virginia it is $3.15 up 8 cents and in west virginia the average is two cents higher than a week ago at $3.34. >> travel experts consider prices low compared to this time last year. >> and triple a is still predicting fewer people will travel for thanksgiving. chris clackum has the reasons why. >> reporter: at least american motorists can be thankful for the price of gas which averaging about $3.21 a gallon is 20 cents lower than last thanksgiving and the lowest in three years. aaa, though, is predicting all travel will actually be down this year because the economy still isn't where it was. >> the things such as the unemployment rate and housing market have indeed, improved but not enough to change people's travel intentions. >> reporter: the auto club predicting just under 44 million americans will mostly drive for
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thanksgiving this year where the economics of going by car all the in the forefront. >> i tend to do a lot of planning in advance. i go online and i research, i research. everything from restaurants to lodging to activities. >> reporter: aaa is also predicting a drop in air travel, again, because of the cost. and like in years past more than a third of all travelers will leave for their trip next wednesday with an equal number returning the following sunday. chris clackum, nbc news. to help you get to your destination quicker vdot is lifting lane restrictions during thanksgiving. crews will remove lane restrictions on interstates and highways. it will happen at noon wednesday and end monday december 2nd at noon. vdot says call 511 to avoid delays. this morning we're hearing about another change to the
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affordable care act roll out. the deadline to sign up for health care was pushed back again. you have until december 23rd to sign up for coverage that goes into effect january 1st. t they are prepared for a rush as people shop during open enrollment. they updated the software and don't expect new problems. for the second day in a row you can see people getting the word out about health care in an attention grabbing way. they're sending fact mobs into four metro stations to blast information about the affordable care act and the district's online insurance marketplace. many of them will be using bull horns later this morning. d.c. leaders also want to discuss health care with people in the district. major vincent grey and eleanor holmes norton will be among those at d.c. health link information and enrollment fair. it's this morning at the martin luther king memorial library. today will be a traffic test for prince george's county police and the tanger outlets.
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this is day one for weekend shoppers. erika gonzalez braved the crowds to see why everyone is so excited. >> the tanger outlets at national harbor opened with a bang. >> parking wasn't fun. >> things got so bad people were seen parking along 259 to avoid this. >> it was crazy. the traffic was terrible. >> reporter: ruth shelton can atest to the traffic tie up. >> i live in maryland and of course it takes me 15 or 20 minutes but today took more than an hour. >> reporter: is it worth it, though? >> tell me about the deals? are you saving money? >> i think we are. most places are 40 or 50% off. >> reporter: leslie and her daughter braved the crowds to add new things to their wardrobe. >> we arrived about 11:00 this morning. >> you're leaving? >> yes we didn't even stop to eat. >> reporter: they're pumping money into the local economy. >> you have to go online and get
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the coupons. >> yes but it's worth it because the savings are great. >> reporter: maryland could stand to gain an additional $6.5 million in annual sales tax revenue. meanwhile, other shoppers are thinking ahead. >> i'm scouting for black friday. i'll be back with my coupons. >> reporter: erika gonzalez news 4. >> day two starts at 9:00 this morning and wraps up at 10:00 tonight. at 7:00 the international blue band will take the stage and perform with a free concert. >> in a few days the u.s. capitol is expecting a rather large delivery. plus why people will be keeping close tabs on this delivery today. also the extra questions the people at the butterball hotline will be taking this year. they can tell you a lot more than just how to cook that bird. >> cold and windy for the weekend but wait until you s
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watch out for delays this morning when you take metro. track work could have you waiting for awhile for the next train. orange and blue line trains are running only every 24 minutes. the red line vuning a little faster every 8 to 16 minutes. the yellow and green lines are running as normal and all stations are open system wide. a battle is brewing over street space in d.c. and it may all come to a head on monday. in two days the district will begin to install aa protected bike line on m street? northwest. it will run from 14th to 28th and service westbound cyclists but it comes at a price. they'll give up valuable street parking to make room for the lane. it will be weekdays between the morning and evening rush. this morning, the christmas tree that will light up the u.s. capitol is getting closer to
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washington. it makes a stop in hagerstown before shipping up north to allentown, pennsylvania. you can sign huge banners traveling with the spruce. it's coming all the way from washington state. tomorrow it will be at joint base andrews. it's scheduled to arrive at the capitol monday morning. >> no need to wait until black friday. we checked out the stores opening early for holiday shopping. >> customer dissatisfaction. what a survey might say about your own cell phone carrier. now, here's chuck. >> good morning, the sun is about ready to come up on the first part of your weekend. this is about as warm as it's going to be for the next seven days. when does the icebox get opened
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the "today" show is up next here on nbc 4. let's find out what they're working on. >> erica hill and lester holt join us live. >> good morning. coming up on a saturday morning on today dylan has the latest on the nasty storm rolling across the country. could have a big impact for thanksgiving travelers. >> peecople watching that close as are we and then officers rushing in with their guns drawn and thousands of people evacuated. what happened? we're live on the scene. >> also ahead, shocking allegations at a big california university where several students are und black
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roommates with incredibly hateful acts. >> it maybe tough to believe but there's people already camped out for black friday sales. some of them have been in line for a couple of days. if you're not willing to join them which i totally understand, the good news is there's still plenty of ways to save this holiday season and a lot of them start today. >> we'll meet the blind puppy and his brother who acts as his guide dog. they're headed to a new home. we'll meet them and their owners. >> angie, we're twins. >> i feel like i'm looking in the mirror. >> great minds. >> richard and i are wearing dark suits. >> there you go. >> the chances of the dark suit far slimmer than the matching dresses. >> i love it. >> see you later. >> thanks. >> we all love our smartphones but not everyone loves their service provider. consumer reports released it's latest rankings on mobile phone companies. verizon received the highest
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overall score followed by t mobile and at&t. sprint came in last. they ranked by service cost and customer support. >> happening today in the district. kicking off the holiday season closing down roads g street between 12th and 13th street northwest is closed and will remain closed until 7:30 tonight. the reason, macy's at metro center will unveil it's holiday windows at 3:00. you're getting a look at the macy's windows display. they were unveiled on thursday. today d.c. will celebrate with it's own festivities including the blue marching band, performances from the nutcracker and also remarks from mayor grey. we're less than a week from thanksgiving. i feel like november just flew right back. that means that people are gearing up to shop for black friday. >> as we saw already the shopping has begun but a lot of stor aren't waiting for thanksgiving to finish. they already started.
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julie carey has more on the rush to black friday. >> reporter: call it black friday creep. fairoaks mall and several others in the area announced they'll open at 8:00 p.m. thanksgiving night. four hours earlier than the midnight openings that are become customary. they settled on the opening after macy's backed up it's time and after seeing the switch elsewhere. >> we have had other malls within our portfolio that opened last year on thanksgiving to huge success. last year we opened at midnight. we had thousands of people here at midnight and so in looking at those customers we are realizing that we'll have even more people if we open a little earlier. >> reporter: there's another reason too. the holiday shopping season is compressed this year. with a late november thanksgiving there are six fewer shopping days until christmas. this die hard black friday shopper says she will be there for thursday night openings. >> i like the excitement of it and the people and all the kids
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excited. i really enjoy it. so yes i like it. >> reporter: but others have no desire to break away from the family gathering around the turkey. >> i'm always amazed at when they move back the hours. it doesn't leave a lot of time for family and dinner and spending time for the holidays so i probably will not be out. >> reporter: not all retailers are following the trend, though. in fact, some like nordstrom are doing counter programming reinforcing to customers that they won't be decking the halls until friday. if you're looking to put some holiday spirit in your step, you can head to gaithersburg tonight for the annual run under the lights 5-k. runners make their way through 380 winter wonderland scenes. that race starts at 6:15. if you can't run tonig the lights will stay up throughout the season. the people at the butterball turkey hotline have been giving
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turkey advice for 32 years and this morning they're beginning to expand their expertise. they're helping people pick perfect wine to go with their meal. if you talk to them they'll try to steer you specifically toward their wines, the woodbridge selections. butterball takes around 1 million calls each season. >> why don't you give your turkey advice you handed out a few minutes ago. >> go ahead. it's good advice. >> it's called go online, order, pick up. >> buy it. >> i placed the order yesterday. they dress it up and make it pretty and you pop it in the oven a couple of hours. no dishs. no risk. >> it's one of the easiest meals to make. but the turkey is easy. >> a lot of people mess up the turkey. they leave all the guts inside. it happens a lot. my sister did it last year. i'm calling you out. we still ate it. >> take the guts out everybody. outside on your saturday morning -- the third
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trail of chitchat over there. it is indeed off to a pleasant enough start. clear skies for now. we'll have a dry weekend. that's the one piece of good news i can give you is that you will not need to worry about the umbrellas at all for today and for your sunday. however, that doesn't mean it's going to be smooth sailing all the way through the weekend. your early morning saturday sky is a pretty one. mostly clear skies out there for now. still in the mid 40s. you'll notice winds out of the northwest at 15 miles per hour. that northwest wind is going to drive colder and colder and colder still air all the way into the region for much of the weekend. so for today a mix of clouds and sunshine later on today and today will be far and away the warmer half of the weekend. highs late this morning until early this afternoon. so breezy and cooler than that 63 degree day we had yesterday buch. but this is the leading edge of a very cold snap coming our way.
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breezy and cooler on your saturday. bitter cold weather coming our way for your sunday. what should you expect tomorrow? winds out of the northwest 15 to 30 miles per hour. actual air temperatures tomorrow will be stranded in the mid to upper 30s and that will leave wi windchills tomorrow during the daylight hours in the teens and 20s. further down into the week, thanksgiving week travel, tuesday and wednesday, tuesday a cold rain and on wednesday rain an wind to boot. there could be real travel troubles as we get into the tuesday night into wednesday time frame. nothing showing up on radar. we'll be dry for your weekend. here's your future weather forecast. breezy and cooler for today. a second shot of much colder air arrives around sun down tonight and that will leave us in the deep freeze for tomorrow and also monday night football, the niners and the redskins at fed ex field monday night, you need to be bundled up everybody. it's going to be really cold.
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future windchills for your saturday night. by 9:00 tonight, windchills into the 20s to around 30s. windchills in the 20s and teens. so today, not a bad day. breezy and cool. highs today upper 40s to low 50s but your 7-day forecast is a cold one indeed, everybody. highs near low 50s today. mid 30s tomorrow. upper 30s on monday. and, again, as we get toward tuesday, tuesday night, wednesday, ugly windy, rainy weather moves back in tuesday night into wednesday. the one, lone bright spot in this forecast will be thanksgiving day itself. a mostly sunny day indeed and temperatures in the 30s around the area. not too bad there but awfully cold indeed. if you would like to have input in our morning show, go ahead and send me a note. it's a college football saturday everybody. if you want to see your team's
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game on tv send it to me at chuck bell 4 on twitter or through the old fashioned internet. >> all right. >> the old e-mail snail. >> thanks, chuck. >> it's the perfect time to winterize your home and save money on your heating bill. you seal windows and air leaks around pipes and unfinished space. you can save 10% a year on energy bills by turning your thermostat down 10 to 15 degrees when you're sleeping or not home. also open curtains on the south facing windows during the day. that will allow sunlight to heat your home. >> we posted that information on the web too. >> a special honor happening today. >> plus another big night for saturday night live. hunger games star josh hutcherson is the host. you can see how he does when
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the wizards and caps trading places today. last night they were in toronto. john wall lead the way even though the team came up short. wall had 37 points. in the end it was the baltimore native of the raptors that closed the door. they win
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the capitals travel to toronto to visit the maple leafs last night. montreal jumped out to an early 3-0 lead. alex tried to lead his team back notching goal number 18 and 19 on the season. the come back trail fell short. caps lose 3-2. and don't forget about maryland football. they'll look to add to their bowl resume later today against boston college. kick off is at 3:30. that was a look at your morning sports. hope your saturday is a good one. >> we're going to be keeping a close eye today on a high school football team that is so close to a perfect season. >> yeah, they will have to fight hard for it, though. they'll try to stay unbeaten later today when they take on duvall high school at home. it will be a memorable game. they'll retire the team's number 2 jersey wore by bowman that plays for the san francisco 49ers. kick off is this afternoon at 1:00. >> good for them. we'll be rooting for them.
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>> you bet you. >> it's going to be cold out there too. >> i put on twitter that you opened up the icebox and one of our viewers found the silver lining, helps the beer stay cold. >> that's true. that's also welcome news. today won't be the bad day of the weekend. tomorrow the real cold air settles in. today will be about 10 to 15 degrees cooler than yesterday. cold front number two comes by at sun down tonight and as a result tomorrow you're really going to notice it. high temperatures tomorrow this would be a cold sunday even by late january standards. that's our coldest time of the year. the last two weeks of january. and this weekend will be cold even by that standard and then the real problem tuesday night through wednesday, the big travel get away day, that could be ugly and i know a lot of people say what should we do? if you can fly standby on an earlier flight that might not be
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bad plan. maybe you call in sick monday and fly out monday. >> we don't advise that. >> get there early. >> you're going to have to plan or have a plan b in place. that's it for news 4 today. we'll be back in 25 minutes with another local news update. >> join us at 8:30 thi
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