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a deadly crash involving an suv and a bridge -- prince george's county ambulance. we'll take you live to the scene. with friendy out and gray in, what is next for the schools? fox 5 morning news continues right now. a view from the tower cam high above wisconsin avenue on this thursday morning. reagan airport this morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons in for gurvir this morning. a beautiful day. a warmer day than we've been having over the last couple of days but not too bad outside.
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>> right now, a little more muggy than what we've seen lately and slightly warmer temperatures. that is the way it will be all day today. let's take a look at the current stats being reported at reagan national airport where at this hour we have 68 degrees at reagan national. relative humidity, do we have the -- yes, relative humidity is at 81%. can you feel it out there. it is definitely more muggy than it has been during the last couple of mornings. wind are calm. barometric pressure is at 30.07. your satellite-radar composite, we have more clouds than what we've been used to recently and we're going to generally speak having more clouds hanging around today. i do think we'll get some sunshine coming through but some clouds in the morning and then more clouds building in during the course of the afternoon and evening. your forecast, clouds on the increase. warm temperatures though. highs in the upper 80s for today. more details on all of that. we'll let you know when we expect to see some rain in just a little bit. stay with us for that. let's check in with julie
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wright. she has latest on your on-time traffic. >> good morning to you all. right now, the lane are open if you are traveling in each direction down south at the wilson bridge. the marlboro pike remains closed off between brooks drive and silver hill road and that is due to that fatal crash which occurred shortly after midnight. stacy cohan is reporting live from the scene with more details. on the roads, lanes are open south on 270 leaving hyattstown headed out past the scales. no problems to report right here. beltway at new hampshire avenue, traffic flowing freely as you travel westbound into silver spring. lanes are open in even direction at -- in each direction at the american legion bridge. 66 busy right now if you are traveling northbound trying to work your way through manassas. here at the springfield interchange, no problems to report as you continue north of the fsp. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. prince george's county police vehicling a deadly accident in district heights. here is the result of it. they say a county ambulance
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collided want suv in the 5 # hundred block of marlboro pike. this happened just after midnight. the police say the suv was speeding on the wrong side of the road when it sideswiped the ambulance and then hit a brick wall and a utility pole and flipped over. three people in the suv were killed. two medics were treated for injuries at the hospital. an argument at a popular hangout led to a shooting in upper marlboro. witnesses say a group of girls were fighting in an intersection on bennington drive near largo high school whether a separate dispute between two men broke out. several shots were fired not long after neighbors tried to break it up. a 19-year-old was shot but he is expected to survive. police arrested a 19-year- old and he is being held
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without bond. police say he and three others approached victims in college park and took their items ran way. they have been spotted at seven eleven stores. >> they are attempting to purchase items in the store. they will go up to the cash register, using the victim's credit card. >> i was thinking about t my parents were probably more worried than i was. but something i thought about. >> the suspects still on the run are all considered to be armed and dangerous. whether we could hear from people and not just democrats that, we can hear from republicans and independents because, frankly, i believe in my heart in one city. >> d.c. council chairman vincent gray the winner of the mayoral primary talking about his plans for the future there. outgoing mayor adrian fenty isn't quite sure what is next for him. he doesn't see elected office in his immediate future but is not ruling it out either. the mayor says he will remain active in his community and look forward for a vacation but
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he is also looking back at his campaign. take a listen. >> we made a lot of tough political decisions. a lot of those political decisions cost you us political popularity. there are other things that were probably factors in the race. plenty of time for analysis over the next couple of days. can you go back to some of the thins i said in addition to the tough decision making. i think there were some real concerns about our engagement. i said that publicly. >> the big question everyone is asking what is next for the schools chancellor. michelle rhee has got ain't lot of criticism for firing 500 teachers. vincent gray has said he will not make any decision until after the election. we asked what the chancellor thinks. >> can you work under vincent gray and stay with d.c. schools.
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>> i'm going to take the next few days. i am going on my little pre- honeymoon trip and i'll sort of reflect on everything and then when i come back, i'm going to talk to lots of people and make decisions from there. one d.c. councilman is floating the idea of having rhe. stay on the job for one more year. chancellor tells fox 5 she is not enthusiastic about that. the hope's controversial visit to britain. these are live pictures right now of the pope's motorcade. pope benedict xvi just arrived in scotland. he is there for a four-day trip. it is the pope's first state visit to the uk where he will meet with the queen. that is expected to happen in just a few minutes. 100,000 people are expected to come out to welcome the holy father in scotland this morning. there you see more. this is all live happening
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right now in edinburgh. row testers are planning to rally against the fact that britain is paying nearly $20 million for this historic visit. amazing pictures though. >> we'll keep following this as well throughout the morning as you see the queen and pope walking together there. we'll bring you the latest developments throughout the morning. all right. well, a big change from the administrators of craig list. this as police issue a warning about a local e it is harm one user. ahead, several soldiers discovered buried in the wrong grave at arlington national cemetery. we'll talk with the family of one fallen marine who went to see if their son was buried in the right place. we'll tell what you happened when fox 5 news comes right back. >> ...berber carpet. it was a whole bowl of stew. nooo. why? i could have saved this one. i could have saved this one. ♪ call 1-800-steemer 
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its adult services listings. the popular online crass identified web site has been under pressure from law enforcement officials saying it facilitated prostitution. not sure if it just applies to craigslist in the u.s. or worldwide. loudoun county police have chargeed a 34-year-old man with sexual assault. investigators say john evans meat a woman on the dating web site eharmony in june. she came to his house where officers say he assaulted her. they are concerned there may be more victims would have not come forward. they are urged to do soviet. a so-called cold flooded killer has learned his fate. tommy whack has been sentenced to 30 years behind bars. police used his cell phone records, dna in the victim's car and surveillance footage and pictures on his home
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computer posing with his gun to track him down. the legal drama continues over the death of michael jackson. plus, a fashion show that is the first of its kind in new york city. that is all coming up after the break. tony will have a check on your weather including an update on two major tropical storms churning in the atlantic. we'll have that when we return. k
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back with alike at the two monster hurricanes that are spieling out at sea. that larger one you see on the left, that is igor and right behind him is yule i can't. officials say we could see dangerous rip currents along the east coast this weekend. so let's turn to tony now for the latest on these storms. my gosh, we just keep getting hit with these things. >> luckily, we don't keep getting hit. >> well, you know, they just keep coming and coming. >> a very active season out in the atlantic with minimal
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impact for the east coast of the united states. even with these storms, igor a very strong category four hurricane. bermuda has to be -- has could keep an eye on what is happening with igor as it could get close to bermuda. a lot of that remainto be seen during the next day or two where it is going to head. the good news about julia, the second storm system, is it has lost a lot of its intensity. it is now a category two. >> could that change for julia? >> it could but that one looks like it will stay out to sea. the steering currents have kept these away from the east coast of the united states so that has been the good thick. we'll keep our fingers crossed. let's take a look at what is going on with our own weather conditions around the region. we'll start with our temperatures yesterday, what we made it up to. we were well into the 80s. 86degrees at reagan national airport. dulles made it up to 86 degrees as well. bwi marshall made it up to 84
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degrees for the high yesterday. we'll do about the same today. we might tack on another couple of degrees. current temperature, we've gone back up now to 69 degrees here in washington. 69 out at an appear plus as well. quantico is at 64 degrees. dulles, 62. hagerstown, 68 degrees. in cambridge, maryland, it is 63 degrees thank you hour. satellite-radar no, precipitation this morning. we do think we'll get some precip in here tonight probably after 10:00 or so. particularly after midnight. the best chance of some showers. the showers are well off to the west right now associated with a cold front. before a warm front coming through today. it will help our temperatures move up into the upper 80s for today. once that cold front interacts with that warm air, it will likely trigger some showers. maybe even a couple of thunderstorms during the overnight hours behind that. we'll have cooler, drier air work its way in here. for today, clouds on the increase but awe warm day. 87degrees. a little bit breezy with that breeziness coming out of the south. for tonight, cloudy skies, a
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chance of some showers, maybe a thunderstorm or two. overnight lows about 67 degrees. ones out of the southwest at 10 to 15 miles per hour. then they'll shift to out of the west-northwest overnight into early tomorrow. tomorrow, as you see, a cooler day, 81. that is actually still a couple of degree above normal but cooler than your 86, 87 degrees of yesterday and today. weekend looks fabulous with lots of sunshine and highs in the low 80s and by monday, highs in the upper 70s. let's get to virt and find out was happening on the roads. >> the coldest it should be all year long. >> what? 70s? >> yeah, that's it. >> you know what, i can understand that. >> thank you. all right. on the roads this morning, you will find the lanes are open southbound along 270. the lane here are open. busy on the top side
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approaching and passing 109. outer loop startislow in silver spring. 395 northbound north of duke street headed up to seminary road. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. more legal fallout in the death of the of pop. michael jackson's mother and thee kids are suing aeg live for breach of contract claiming sentence when they fired dr. conrad murray to had been his personal physician. aeg was backing jackson's this is it tour. murray has pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in criminal court. it is a first for new york fashion week. plus size models flaunting figure friendly fashions. the plus size market is an $18 billion industry. fashion houses are are trying to push plus size consumers to the stores and keep them spending. some say the move is long
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overdue. >> it is an unbelievable statement to we as women who are above a size 12 that we've never been serviced. >> it has come the time that a plus size show is in new york fashion week. it seeming like it should have happened so long ago. >> even though plus size clothing represents less than 0% of total revenue in women's clothing, sales increased by 2% from may 2009 to 2010. this horng, goldman sachs is facing a lawsuit and chase bank is dealing with the fallout from an online service outage. find out how investor are reacting to the news coming up next. a threat again the president. find out what police discovered when they pulled over a man for what what was supposed to be a routine traffic stop. we'll be right back. s,rc
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there is some bad pr for goldman sachs and chase bank. goldman is facing a lawsuit
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while chase is dealing with some technical problems. chris cotter with fox business network is live in new york. two women suing goldman sachs over discrimination claims. tell us about this and how this is affecting the market. >> three former employees are looking to have the suit certified as a class action suit so it could be any former goldman sachs female employee could jump on board. they say there is a systematic pattern and practice of discrimination. pay and promotions, a lot of gender discrimination and they say they were sort of made fun of if you will so they're suing for damages in that regard too. we'll see how this goes. goldman sachs says the suit is without merit and obviously this is something that will take a little while to get through the courts. you mentioned chase as well.
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their web site went down monday night and chase has 16.5 million online customers. so this affects a lot of people. went down monday night. these things go down a lot but they are usually put right back up. it was down monday, all day tuesday and even part of the day on wednesday after chase had said it was fixed. they said there was a third party software vendor and some corruption there in their files. at no time was data ever accessed on or compromised. you haven't had access to your account in quite some time. you do now. it is more of an inconvenience for everybody. if people do payroll through chase, and they couldn't make payroll and had to pay fees, chase says she will reimburse for their fees. >> is it irritating the stocks at all. >> they were lucky. both goldman sachs and chase had this bad pro days when the market was up so they went up along with it. the chase change, both of these
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are actually kind of more small annoyances and pr moves. it isn't something that would affect the company pray financial standpoint. that is usually what affects the stocks. >> okay. thank you so much. we'll be watching the markets today. we appreciate it. also now, a possible threat against president obama. plus, several soldiers discovered buried in the wrong graves at arlington national. we'll have more details on all of that up next on fox 5 were morning news. we are going to check on today's top stories. >> reporter: i'm live in district heights where there was a collision between an ambulance and an suv. three people are dead. i will have the very latest on this --   on this accident coming up on fox 5 morning news. ♪
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and a beautiful day. warm are day but not too bad overall. -- it is now coming up on 6:30 on this thursday. >> it is a day of transition for us this week as we will see more clouds than what we've been seeing and it will set us up for a very nice weekend. not bad at all. let's take a look at the satellite-radar conditions across the region. -- or satellite-radar image. we have clouds out there this morning. couple of little blips showing up to the west but we don't think that is anything. at least that is what we say right now. if any precipitation does pop up, we need it. we don't expect to see any rain showers in here until tonight and particularly during the overnight hours. maybe thunderstorm or two as well. current temperatures, 69 degrees here in washington. 6 # out at dulles airport. baltimore is at 65 degrees. ocean city at 71 degrees this morning.
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in hagerstown, it is 58. so white cool there. -- 6 # -- 6 # out at dulles airport. we'll look if a high today in the upper 1r0. we believe any rainfall holds off until later tonight. coming up in about 15 minutes, today's edition of ask the weather guy and with everything that is going on in the tropics, we thought we would focus on a question about hurricanes and where they come from. that is what we'll look at in a little bit. >> look forward to learning something from you brothers of weather. let's take a look at traffic with julie. >> that's what you call that, learn something. >> learning. >> we'll say good morning to our crew in sky fox. they are traveling above the beltway in college park. you will find lanes are open continuing around towards i-95 and towards georgia avenue. it look like we had an incident on the beltway outer loop but it has been moved over to the shoulder so all lane there are open. no problems to report on the inner loop as you travel out of greenbelt and continue around towards landover.
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we'll update your ride elsewhere. no problems reported as you continue south on 270. slow traffic as you work your way south of montrose road to the split. in virginia, northbound i-95 slowing out of dale city trying to head north of the prince william parkway. no accidents, just volume. 66 slows at business 234. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. a speeding suv collides with an ambulance overnight. stacy cohan joins us live with the details. >> reporter: it was a very scary moment for the folk in the ambulance apparently. this happened just around midnight. they were just dispatched heading westbound on marlboro pike. and apparently, investigators were able to watch it all unfold on a dash cam that took video from the ambulance. the suburban was heading the
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wrong with a just speeding down when it was approaching the ambulance head on. the driver of the ambulance managed to swerve to the left and the suv, the suburban lipped the side of the ambulance, literally shaving half of that ambulance off and then it went another 40 yards, crashed into a brick wall, crashed into a utility pole and flipped up on its roof. all three members in that suv, three men in that suburban were all killed. i talked to mark brady with the fire department, and he said it is just devastating when you take a look at the damage caused by that suburban. >> i've never seen that amount of destruction done to an ambulance. i would hate to think what would have happened if that had hit head on. >> the speed of that vehicle and such a large vehicle to do that amount of damage on a sideswipe would havic just totally obliterated a head on collision. i think well have serious or
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fatal injuries to our personnel if it was not for the actions taken by the ambulance driver to avoid that collision. >> reporter: both the male and female fire ems workers were transferred to local hospitals and they are just fine. this roadway is closed. marlboro pike between silver hill road and brooks drive, seeing an awful lot of cars including a school bus i just saw come down here and pull these u-turns. keep that in mind. you cannot get through here at least for another good half hour if not longer. back to you. emergency vehicle involved in two other accidents. a montgomery county police officer was involved in a chain reaction crash that happened here. the police cruiser collided with another car as the officer was responding to an emergency call in rockville. both cars then hit other vehicles including a postal truck. sky fox shot this video of of the the police car. there you see it being towed
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away. the officer and the driver of the postal truck had minor youries. in the district, it was a fire engine on the way to the call that got into an accident with the metro bus. nobody was seriously hurt. the fbi is investigating a michigan man. officers say he found a picture of the president, a bullet- proof vest, a loaded gun and tip for building b had bumper s quoting adolph hitler on his suv. some folk who know him say they're in the viced. >> i heard he was scoring this guns. >> right over here? >> right here. >> you don't threaten the president. even if he didn't threaten him. you don't carry his picture around with a bunch of bomb making material and a vest. >> the man is facing charges
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for illegally possessing body armor and a loaded gun. now that mayor fenty is heading out an vincent gray is coming in as the next leader of the nation's capital, many are asking what is next for d.c. schools. both gray and schools chancellor michelle rhee say they will soon be talking but perhaps they'll wait a little bit longer before taking any action. >> we're in the going to make any personnel decisions at all until after the general election but i think it is important that she and i begin these conversations now. >> can you work under vincent gray and stay with d.c. schools? >> i am going to take the next few days. i'm going on my little pre- honeymoon trip and i'll sort of reflect on everything and when i come back, i'll talk to lots of people and make decision there. >> councilmember tommy wells says he suggested that he
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extend rhee's contract for another year. sarah palin calling for the republican party to put aside its differences and capitalize on a series of election wins by tea party backed candidates. eight were victorious in races across the country. jim demint has backing tea partiers with his conservative fund by handing out money to candidates like christine o'donnell. >> a threat to the so-called establishment here in washington. i see press reports of anonymous staff members, coward, saying things they won't say to me. but actually a lot of republicans here will whisper to me that -- keep up the fight. >> he endorsed 12 candidates. nine of them won. sarah palin endorsed 5 candidates in the mid-terms. this was a summer of discontent for many military families across the country. with news of widespread burrial blunders at arlington cemetery. fox 5 spokes to the family of
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one fallen marine would went to the cemetery to see if his remains were in the wrong grave. bob barnard has the story. >> reporter: visiting arlington from their home in canton, ohio scott and melissa warner have just identified the remains of their marine son, heath. the 19-year-old private was killed by a roadside bomb in iraq four years ago. he was buried with full military honors. but was he resting in peace where the army said he was? >> we were making sure that he had the dignity that he was buried where we were told he was buried. >> reporter: turns out this was heath warner's final resting place, positively identified by this tattoo on his arm. but arlington recently found three others buried in the wrong graves. >> to have something like that
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happening, it is horrifying. it is absolutely horrifying and it is really inexcusable. >> reporter: the discrepancies coming to light in this inspector general's report released in june. >> the ig report found potentially 211 discrepancies in particularly three sections of the cemetery. or a senate subcommittee reported as many as 6600 graves at arlington may be unmarked, improperly marked or mislabeled. >> early ago ton represents the value we place on veterans in life and in death and the army must restore the solemn trust that america's heroes deserve. >> reporter: congress wants to know what has happened to more than $5 million spent to modernize the cemetery and compute arize its burial records. this iraq war veteran says there is a simple solution. >> they have to upgrade the systems. they have to get rid of the paper-based systems and go to the modern systems that the va has been using for 10, 15
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years. >> reporter: after positively identifying the bodies, the warners had heath reburied. >> i have to tell you, melissa and i want to say we're sorry to heath because we had to do this to him. >> reporter: bob barnard, fox 5 news. army officials say no other families have asked to have their loved ones remains exhumed at arlington. it is a first since the vietnam war i'm living soldier set to receive the medal of honor. on october 5, 2007, surf advisory sergeant salvatore guiunt rescued one soldier. and helped with another. he did all of this under heavy fire in one of afghanistan's most dangerous areas. >> we walked into an l-shaped ambush.
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you could see the muzzle flashes from bullets leaving the enemy's guns that weren't too far away. en was at risk. sometimes they whistle, sometimes they crack. this is the close you just got hit but air not sure. there is the close where it snaps by your head but air not hit. and then there is the whiz, that is a little bit further away than the crack. >> one of osama bin laden soldiers he -- one of the soldiers he rescued from the taliban later died. he says he does not feel like a hero. the strength of your handshake, find out what it could really say about you. we'll be right back.
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the rates of illegal drug
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use rose last year to the highest level in nearly a decade according to a new report out that says it was fueled by ecstacy and meth use. there is a growing number of states approving medical marijuana and that could send the wrong message to young people, they say. tough talk from the fbi deputy director regarding four workers charged with covering up the use of steroids and hgh. the staffers are accused of lying in annual fitness reports to the bureau. ahearing is scheduled for october 5th. they could face up to five years in prison plus a # 50,000 fine. a look at our forecast coming off a couple of really nice days. >> a couple of very nice days. we go into another couple of really nice days. the thing about today is it
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will be humid, more humid than what we've had. we'll have more clouds around today as well. it will be warmer. let's jump in. we'll show you the current temperatures around the region. we are at 69 degrees now in the nation's capital. 64degrees in quantico. these temperatures are a little bit warmer than what they've been. take a look at the satellite- radar for the eastern united states. we have some clouds in over us this morning. another difference between today and the last couple of days. some cloudy skies. i think we'll see a fair amount of sun touring the course of the day today. will some sun filter through. some morning high clouds and later on today, the clouds thicken up during the afternoon into the evening hours. that precipitation you see out to the west, that is a line making its way through here. in advance of the front, a warm front comes through today. we have the southerly winds
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coming up from the south. it will allow our temperatures to move up into the 1r0. the cold front comes through overnight. that is likely to trigger some showers and some thunderstorms. -- it will allow our temperatures to move up into the 80s. warm temperatures with the wind out of the south. high about 87-degree. five-day forecast, today is the day of transition. tonight, some rain and maybe a thunderstorm or two that could last into the early-morning hours. it may not though. it may wrap up rather quickly. tomorrow, a nice day, cooler, less humid. clouds in the morning but more sunshine as the day progresses. saturday and sunday, sunshine, highs in the 80s. >> very nice. >> the redskins play at fedex field sunday afternoon. temperatures should be around game time around 8 # degrees with sunshine. >> perfect. >> not bad at all. >> there you go. >> you could probably head to the beach maybe on saturday if you wanted to.
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>> sure, why not? get in one more beach day. it is time for ask the weather guys. it is a segment where tucker barnes and i put our big heads together to answer your most pressing questions weather- related or otherwise. today's question comes from mary in arlington. she asks why do all hurricanes and tropical storms start off the coast of africa. >> good yes. >> yes, it is a good question. mary, mary, mary. they do not all form off the coast of africa although many of them do. particularly touring -- many of them do, particularly during the peak of hurricane season. i'm going to get tucker involved because he is better with the science. it is essentially tropical waves that come off the west coast of africa, move out into the atlantic so -- ocean where the waters are warm.
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>> what happens, you get little kinks in the atmosphere and you get spun in the foyer as these waves come off the coast of africa. we call them easterly waves. during the peak of hurricane season, which is right now, that spin in the atmosphere, sometimes showers and thunderstorms can originate and grow up and around that spin. this is where you get the storm development. you meningitissed that they don't all originate off the coast of africa. many times, they can originate in the gulf of mexico or off old frontal systems that hang out across the gulf or across the southern atlantic. >> typically, however the strongest hurricanes that we see do originate off the coast of africa from the tropical waves that leave the west coast of africa, move out over the warm waters of the atlantic. of this a lot of warm water to work with. they intensify, become very big. >> so now we are looking at a live hd radar.
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these are our three active storms. all three of these originated from waves off the coast of africa. karl did not form until later. jewel y i think the most powerful hurricane to develop that far east, that close to africa. >> many of hush dos develop off the coast of africa, particularly -- many of the hurricanes do develop off the coast of africa, particularly during the peak of hurricane season. >> just those two areas? >> on the other side of the world, hurricanes there are called typhoons. the ones we are concerned with on the east coast of the united states are the ones that come from africa. >> sorry, mary, i added to your question there. maybe that helped you out actually. >> if you have a question you
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want answered, go to and click on the weather tab. we'll try to answer it for you as soon as we can. let's check in with julie in the meantime. >> i think i heard sarah simmons say something about going to the beach. >> so you missed the other three minutes of talk about hurricanes. >> i heard beach? >> she didn't hear about the education thing. >> i want you to know, i'm small enough can i fit in a compact bag. i'll sit in the back seat of the car. >> okay, great. you can tag along with me. that's fine. >> thank you. >> on the roads this morning, we'll so you the inner loop of the beltway slowing here at braddock road. this delay will carry you guys up to 66. 50 traffic is slowing from fairfax circle to the beltway and 66 on the brakes at business 234 to the virginia visitors center. traveling south, lane are open out of germantown. this heavy and slow traffic continues down towards mva before it breaks free.
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that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. the strength of your handshake could indicate how long you will live. researcherred at the university college of london evaluated people mostly over the age of # 0 matching their balance, grip strength and their ability to get up from a chair with their risk of an earlier death. those who did the best were likely to live longer. scientists hope these simple tests might help doctors spot more at-risk patients. >> try to change that if you can. make sure it is as strong as possible without breaking somebody's hand. as we led to work today, be on the lookout for what will look like a lost wallet perhaps. >> just like this one right here. you might see one of these at a downtown metro stop. we will explain what is in it and what it could get you coming up next. keep an eye out. - ( music playing ) - we know chnow it can make you more connected to your doctor
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america needs clean energy, and america needs jobs. wind power can deliver on both - but only if the senate encourages investment by passing a strong renewable electricity standard. with a strong res, we can keep 85,000 wind power workers on the job, and create hundreds of thousands of new jobs, too. jobs that america could really use right now. for american jobs, tell your senators to pass a renewable electricity standard today. >> reporter: good morning, everybody. i'm holly morris.
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and you probably know that earlier this week i was out in los angeles and that is because next week the new primetime fox lineup is starting. all of the new shows and some old favorites coming back. i was out there hanging with the actors and getting the scoop on what we will see this year and i have my first official programming alert for you. there might be something in it for you. the show is called lone star. take a look at some clubs. there is a lot of buzz surrounding the show starting on monday. it's following house. and there is two characters. there is boob allen and robert allen and they are both played by newcomer james wolf. really cute, by the way. it's the same guy. you've probably figured that out. he's juggling two identities, who women, two very different worlds all under one mountain of lies. he's a brilliant schemer so you
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think he might be the bad guy but you will fall in love with this guy. this is what you need to know today. robert bob allen has lost his wallet. and his wallet looks a little something like this. now here is the deal. if you find the wallet, you can live your own double life. i'll explain that in just a second. here is where you might find his wallet today. there are three locations in d.c. where there will be about 500 of these laying around. from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 tonight you might find one at union station, metro center station or mcphearson metro center station. here is the deal. pick up his wallet and open it up and inside -- of course he has two identities so you'll find two i.d.s and then find
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the cards, and you get to call him. and if you look inside there is a dollar and it will have instructions to lead you to a facebook page where you can enter to win two tickets to las vegas. and if you have a smart phone with the latest software with the right apps it will give you a premier of the show. we'll talk more on monday about it. hopefully you find your wallet today and when you get the dollar come over to saint helen's greek orthodox church. where we are live. can i have music, please. i have greek dancers, greek foods, greek everything, because it is chic to be greek and we'll tell you how you can come out and be part of the oldest running greek festival
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in d.c. and did i tell you james wolf is really hot. >> i can't wait. >> we'll talk later about that. >> we'll check in with her later on. now that does it for the 6:00 hour. let's turn it over to allison who is joining steve. good morning. >> good morning, sarah. coming up on fox 5 morning news, three people are dead after an ambulance and suv collide overnight in prince george's county. we're on the scene with the latest details coming up. and also just ahead, with the d.c. mayor race all but settled, big changes are expected and what does in a mean for the school system and michelle rhee. we're going to hear from her coming up. and another headline out of tuesday's primary elections. is the uprising in the power of the tea party, but will the wins we saw this week translate into victories come november. republican and democratic leaders are weighing in on this. we'll take a closer look. fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. let's take


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