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hancock. all of this is moving toward the east. even hagerstown could see a few sprinkles in a few minutes. we have the showers in the northern neck moving potentially to st. mary's county over the next hour. good morning, monika. good morning, howard. good morning, everybody. i want to give you a heads up about an accident on the inner loop of the beltway at ritchie marlboro road just past route 50 but before route 4 pennsylvania avenue. the two right lanes are blocked there. crews are arriving at the scene right now so stay to the left on the southbound side of 495 right here east side of the beltway as you head toward forestville and andrews air force base. we'll take a live look just above the accident scene. no delays yet here south of route 50 but if it's there any longer, i'm sure things will begin to get heavy on the southbound side of 495 headed for ritchie marlboro road. let's go back to the maps and this time heading in toward 270. no problems from frederick down to the point where the lanes divide. we're going to take a live in
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springfield. no incidents coming up if dale city to the beltway. back to you guys. >> thanks, monika. the n.f.l. is now appointing a special council to investigate what actually happened at the miami dolphins. offensive lineman richie incognito has been suspended accused of bullying teammate jonathan martin. >> delia goncalves has the story from our satellite center. what's the latest this morning, delia? >> reporter: we're hearing that martin never shared these texts and voice mails with coaches rather showing them to his parents. and then his agent blew the whistle on the whole case that some say could cost both players their n.f.l. careers. that's because some fellow players say that even if jonathan martin chooses to play in the n.f.l. again, he may be cost extra sized and -- may be ostracized and considered a snitch.
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but many are proud of his actions and hope it leads to change in the locker room. the coach said he championed a culture of honesty, respect and accountability but when he spoke to reporters, he never addressed the allegations that his own coaching staff told incognito to toughen up his fellow offensive linemen. >> if it reveals anything that needs to be corrected, we will take all necessary measures to fix it, to ensure this doesn't happen again. >> i'm trying to weather the storm right now. this will pass. >> reporter: do you have any sense that anything was wrong in their relation subpoena? >> no, none at -- relationship? >> no, none at all. if you asked john martin a week before who his best friend was, wee have said richie incognito. >> reporter: many players are saying he was a jokester, a funny guy and they're surprised and blown away by these
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allegations. they always considered both offensive linemen, martin and incognito to have a pretty good relationship. but how should you address bullying at any age? advice from the experts coming up at 5:30. andrea, mike, back to you. >> thank you. montgomery county police are investigating a late night murder. officers got a call about a home invasion shortly before 11:00. when they got to the house near justice road in aspen hill, they found a man inside with gunshot wounds. he died at the hospital a short time later. so far police have not released any information about possible suspects or even a motive. a local police officer has been suspended after being charged with rape. 42-year-old lieutenant john warhurst has been on the police force for 21 years and faces 16 sex charges. bail has been set at $100,000. he has a preliminary hearing set for next month.
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a local gun rights activist is being released before he is sentenced. adam company sketch pled guilty to three wep -- adam kokesh pleaded guilty to three weapons charges. in july he posted a youtube video of himself loading a shotgun in freedom plaza. he faces a maximum of seven years in prison. he's going to be sentenced in january. it's 5:05. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> big day on wall street. good morning, jess. >> good morning, mike, good morning, andrea and good morning to everybody at home. you want excitement? we've got excitement on wall street today. twitter will make its public debut on the new york stock exchange. the stocks are set at a cool $18 billion. we'll be watching shares and see how they perform later this morning. the dow jones industrial average starts from a new record high today. checking the numbers, the dow rose 128 points in trading yesterday. that beat the record it set last tuesday by 66 points.
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the s&p 500 rose 7 points to 1770, a point below its all- time high. the nasdaq was the loser on the day down almost 8 points. there are lots of other developments to watch today, too. the government provides its latest gauge of how fast the economy is growing later this morning. we're going to get a check on the job market, mortgage rates, consumer credit, retail chains will release their october sales figures and we're going to get earnings results from the likes of wendy's before the bell and disney after the close. so much to get through. finally, here's something fun. this is what a $10 million undergarment looks like. you're looking at the 2013 victoria secret royal fantasy bra. it's packed with 72 carats of diamonds, rubies and sapphires. the bra will be a highlight at this year's victoria secret fashion show which airs on december 10 right here on
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wusa9. not bad. looks heavy though. >> looks like it. would do you wear with that? >> mike's giggling. >> there's only so much i can say here. i have to be careful. >> while you're thinking and measuring your words, we'll find out what jess has for us in the next half-hour. >> we'll be talking about safety ratings for a product that protects our most precious cargo. this is important information parents need to know about. >> jess, we'll be watching. new research raises questions about exactly what happened to a well known political leader. that story is ahead. >> plus, it may look like a regular launch but the rocket that's getting ready to go to the international space station is carrying some extra firepower. >> ahead in sports, after sunday's dramatic overtime win, the skins hope the short turn around won't hurt them tonight against the vikings. we'll
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just about 10 after 5:00 we're watching an area of showers out to the west that will get here mid- to late morning and pull out in the afternoon. kind of a weird day in a sense.
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it's going to be milder this morning. behind the those showers colder air moves in. here's a look at the forecast. showers moving in this morning. temperatures will get to 60, if not 62. 64 especially south and east. then this afternoon the showers will move out. breezy and colder. drive home temps 50 to 55. the weekend outlook coming up in just a few. right now over to monika with timesaver traffic. >> thank you so much. work continues on a crash just past this camera shot on the inner loop of the beltway closer to ritchie marlboro road. as you head southbound past route 50 you want to scoot over to the left to get by the accident activity heading southbound towards forestville. back to you guys. >> thanks, monika. at 5:10, here's a look at what's new this morning. they always thought something was not right here. now a team of scientists says it is possible. yasser arafat died from poisoning. those researchers discovered traces of plutonium 210. the former palestinian leader
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died in 2004 under mysterious circumstances. israel has denied palestinian accusations it poisoned arafat. the olympic torch is blazing a trail in space this morning. it's on its way to the international space station. a russian soyuz rocket left kazakhstan last night with three astronaut and a torch on board. the torch will eventually end in russia for the start of the games. the national weather service says they probably saw the south taurids meteor shower last night. it does tend to include extremely bright lights, ones that look like fireballs. we're under a weather alert. there are showers moving through. >> howard has put a snow flake on his seven-day forecast. on his seven-day forecast. we'll have [ female announcer . let's get together for the holidays. ♪ come on, people, now ♪ smile on your brother
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welcome back to wusa9. it is a yellow alert day so lunch time may not be the best time to go out for a nice stroll. but the morning and afternoon rush hour come be uncomplicated. >> weather wise uncomplicated. >> that's what i'm talking to you about. >> weather wise, yes, the rain looks like it's going to move in after the rush hour. maybe 9:00, 10:00 or so here in the metro but pull out near
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2:00, 3:00. so right in the middle of the day, that's when we'll have the heart of the rain and turn colder this afternoon. you may need a heavier coat as well. here's a look at your day plan other this thursday. starting out mild, lots of 50s. by 9:00 a few showers and i'm talking i-81 and west. by 11:00 now we've got the threat of rain. notice the temperatures, too. in the upper 50s, if not low 60s in spots this morning and late this morning. then when we clear out, the winds kick up out of the northwest and colder air moves in. 57 at 3:00. 55 by 5:00. that's in d.c. north and west of town will be even colder than that. i know it's mild now but plan on a chilly ride home and even colder tonight. there's the line of showers with the cold front. you see this thin little line right there in central pa coming back toward morgantown? that is the front. west of that still light to moderate showers behind it. another batch of rain has been moving through richmond, south and east there through the northern neck over toward st. mary's county right now.
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seeing light showers scattered by west of hagerstown through portions of the east and west virginia panhandle, romney seeing it over toward berkley springs and cumberland and into garrett county. heavier stuff coming in the next couple of hours. and now into st. mary's county coming out of newland, looks like real close to colonial beach seeing a few of these showers. temps also tell the story. 50s and 60s. east of the front it's 63 currently in ocean city. 40s in cleveland and columbus but 30s as you get back into indiana. that's what's coming toward us later tonight. we're in the low to mid-50s now, even upper 50s. germantown 58. dumfries, the one exception at 49 with north beach also at 58 and 55 degrees at college park. outside on our michael & son weather camera, we can see decent visibility right now. a few low clouds toward the horizon. partly cloudy so we definitely have some breaks here in d.c. with a south wind at 10 miles an hour bringing up a little
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more low level moisture. futurecast shows the rain this morning coming in from the west to the east. by 10:00 maybe still dry here in d.c. it's going to be real close. north and west showers. the showers in the northern neck toward the delmarva where they get heavier. by lunch time here comes the rage. by 2:00 there goes the rain. maybe about a two, three, four- hour period of rain. may linger a little longer south and east of town by by 5:00 p.m. we have clearing moving in with colder temperatures and rain and mountain snow showers out west. yellow alert today for the midday rain showers. 60 but temperatures falling in the afternoon. 50 to 55 for the drive home. 39 tonight with 32 outside the beltway. tomorrow blustery. 55. the sun returns. seasonably cool saturday. start of the 30s and 40s, get up to 58. heart walk by the way saturday morning. national mall. you could still get involved. i'm emceeing the event. i'll be there. i hope you join me. terps game looks okay saturday.
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ravens sunday. next week much colder. maybe a couple of snow flakes m.c.i.d in by wednesday. things have got -- mixed in by wednesday. things have gotten better. there was an accident near ritchie marlboro road. that's cleared. no issues from the west or i-66 from manassas. let's show what you it looks like here on the inbound side of i-66. this is at the roosevelt bridge. looking good over all the potomac and anacostia river crossings. let's go back to the maps. the crash on the inner loop at ritchie marlboro road was cleared. no problems from route 50. we'll take a live look once again outside. here's what it looks like near route 50. in prince george's county, the leans are -- lanes are open. a popular nationals player will have to find more room in the trophy case. >> highlights coming up in sports. >> nobody beets the wiz.
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-- beats the wiz. go to our facebook fan page. here it is. according to an ask men survey, how far would you go to sort of prestalk a prospective part senator? would you a, check out their facebook profile, b, do a goingle search on them -- google search on them or c, do nothing at all? >> one facebook friend says c, not at all. just hope for the best and hope they aren't crazy. we'll reveal th
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5:21. we're looking at breaks in the cloud cover here. some rain showers moving into western maryland now. also in the northern neck, st. mary's county with temps in the 50s and some low 60s. as we go toward mid-morning, now the rain is moving in toward the shenandoah valley at 9:00. we're going to be near 60 early and then by lunch time, here comes the rain. still holding in the upper 50s to near 60 but notice the colder temperatures that will be moving in from the west. by mid afternoon showers south and east of us and pulling away. good morning, everybody. i'm kristen berset. it's been a short week for the washington redskins. their prep for tonight's showdown in minnesota have been mentally and physically tough as they try to squeeze six days of recovery and studying time into half that time. but, hey, you know what?
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the vikings had to do it, too. both teams on equal playing fields. minnesota will be without at least six starters tonight due to injuries. they're also coming off a loss while the washington redskins are riding the momentum of their overtime victory against san diego. >> it's a huge mental week. we had this experience last year going to our thanksgiving game and you have to be on top of your studying, be on top of your film work, being a short week. but, you know, the other team has the same situation. no one is going to feel sorry now. you have to go out there and step up on thursday. >> washington wizards having one of the best games of their season or probably the best game of the season to far against the 76'ers. john wall had an incredible night leading the team but the wiz got done on defense as well. they scored 20 turnovers. in all the wizards nailed 18
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three pointers, the most for this team since 2007. wizards pick up their first win of the season 116-102. >> just stay calm and play defense. you know, it's tough when you -- [ inaudible ] we stuck with it. >> major league baseball handed out a few more awards. ian desmond won his second straight slugger award. the baltimore orioles got three. congrats to all of them. that will do it for your morning sports. i'm kristen berset. have a great thursday. later this hour, we'll tell you about the local team that's closing in on a perfect season. >> plus, we also have an update on that virginia election race that is still too close to call. monika? if you're planning to head south on i-270 just heading out the door, 109 to 121 right now
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looks great. there are no problems through germantown. the lanes are open all the way down south on 270. there's one crash in temple hills st. barnabas road at dallas drive. we'll be back with more news, weather
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good morning. women come back to wusa9 on this thursday morning. i'm andrea roane. as you saw there, it is a yellow alert day. howard will explain what that means later. >> i'm mike hydeck. thanks for joining us. it's balmy now but change is coming. the rain will not be during the rush hour. it will hold off till mid- to late morning. by mid afternoon it should be gone so your lunch hour on the other hand and if you work outside the middle of the day, you're going to be dealing with
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that but we'll be dealing with some rain midday. that's idea yellow alert. when the weather comes a nuisance or inconvenience, we issue the yellow alert days and we've been doing that for a couple of years now. let's show you the day planner because we have the chance of showers here by 8:00. that's mainly west of town approaching interstate 81 and the shenandoah valley. by lunch time still mild relatively speaking. upper 50s to around 60. however, west of town, that's when this colder air is going to be moving in. then this afternoon we're clearing out and cooling down. 56 by 4:00. 50 by 8:00. we'll be in the 30s by tomorrow morning. look at the rain we're talking about. you can see it here. this is what we're talking about moving in. however, if you're south and east of d.c., northern neck, southern maryland, lower eastern shore, you have light showers coming in from southeastern virginia. first things first. we watch this area of rain out to the west. heavier showers mixed n. right now light sprinkles scattered about in toward western maryland, hagerstown west, parts of east and west virginia
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and showers st. mary's, southern calvert, northern neck all moving toward the lower eastern shore. good morning, monika. good morning, howard. good morning, everybody. things are great. things are good. outside everything is fine on the inbound side of i-66 i'm happy to say. no problems to report coming in from manassas. you're going to be fine as you head toward fairfax and the beltway. the beltway looks good dulles toll road through annandale and springfield and northbound on 95 as well. let's take a live look outside on the northbound side of 95. this is when it begins to get a little heavy. we can deal with heavy. we just can't deal with the accident like we had yesterday on the southbound side of 95. nothing like that today. i'm very happy to say. let's go back to the maps and this time inside the beltway. 66 is running at about 60 miles an hour. 395 at 62. 295 in good shape as well so the 11th street bridge. there are no irks there. we'll -- no issues there. we'll end on the north side of town. beltway looks good at new hampshire avenue. no delays yet on the top stretch of the beltway.
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>> thanks, monika. they're already reaching across the aisle. later today virginia's governor- elect terry mcauliffe, a democrat, will make a joint appearance with republican governor bob mcdonnell in richmond. >> county elections boards are carefully canvassing the ballots in the virginia attorney general's race. it's that close. republican mark observen sane leads mark herring by 681 votes which is .03 of a percent. the state is going to certify the election on november 25 but if it's still that close, it's going to trigger a recount. president obama is trying to highlight the positive aspects of the affordable care act. in texas yesterday, the president said his health care reform law is still better than what was in place before. dws might the website still being under repair. the problems were even the subject of jokes at last night's country music awards. the n.f.l. only recently settled a lawsuit
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over player concussions involving thousands of players. now it has another serious issue coming to light. the n.f.l. has appointed a special council to investigate the allegations at the miami dolphins organization. delia goncalves is in the satellite center with more on this. this could be a sticky issue for a lot of teams depending on how this goes. good morning, delia. >> reporter: exactly, mike. the miami dolphins, they're the ones making the headlines right now and they're the ones targeted but no doubt this review will certainly have an effect on all of football so everyone is watching what will happen. miami offensive lineman richie ig coming neat toe has been on -- incognito has been on unpaid suspension for using threatening language and racial slurs toward jonathan martin. coaches allegedly told incognito to, quote, toughen up martin, an allegation players call ridiculous. still martin left the team saying he felt threatened by incognito after he shared the messages with his parents.
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therapists say that is exactly what you should do in a situation like that, whether you're an adult or a child but advice from parents is mixed. >> children should try to resolve it amongst themselves. if that means standing up and saying i'm not going to take it anymore, i think that's part of life. >> don't let other people bully you. you've got to stand firmly. >> it's no more go stand up for yourself, go be a man. that may work at times but in general, it's better if it's dealt with within the group of children. the important thing is that the adults are modeling the capacity to dialogue and the adults are modeling the capacity to have compassion. >> reporter: even though fellow players on the dolphins team are coming out in support of incognito saying he's getting a bad rap, well, he has a history of bad behavior. we'll take a closer look at that coming up in the next half- hour. mike, ck to you. >> some of the ers of our sports team have spoken to the redskins about this and they
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think that wouldn't happen in their lockerroom so that's an interesting spin here locally. a judge is now going to consider a request for a new trial in the chandra levy murder case. ingmar guandique was convicted of murdering the government intern but late last year some new evidence came out that couldiscredit a key witness in the case. it concerns the reliability of ingmar guandique's one-time cell mate armando morales who testified that ingmar guandique admitted to him that he killed levy. a ruling on a retrial request may not happen till early next year, though. today marks the grand opening of the shady grove adventist awk lina -- aquilino cancer center in montgomery county. its goal is to offer patients one location for all their diagnoses, treatment, rehabilitation and counseling needs. 5:35. thanks for waking up with us. it's time for another your money report. >> jessica is back with safety information vital to parents of
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all young children. jess? >> good morning you to, andrea and mike. we're talking about a product that protects our precious cargo. the insurance institute for highway safety has ranked 31 models of child booster seats that went on sale this year and here's what's great from this report. most of these new child booster seats earned a top rating. 19 had the top rating of best bet and here's what it means. >> the booster seat will properly position so the lap belt lies across the upper thigh and the shoulder belt lies firmly in the middle of the shoulder. >> states across the country require booster seats to be used for children between the ages of 4 to 8. the idea is to keep these youngsters safe until they're big enough for adult belts to fit properly. how does a treadmill for $33 sound you to or a computer monitor no $9? unfortunately not featured products in today's daily deals
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but they are too good to be true even for wal-mart. the retail giant says a technical error caused certain products to be priced absurdly low or high on the web yesterday morning. if you ordered one of these deals i'm sorry to tell you this is what wal-mart is going to do. they'll notify you that your order has been canceled and you will get a full refund. but i do have some great deals coming up so don't worry about that. >> we'll hold on for that, jess. thank you. it is definitely the tallest building in d.c. >> but for the last few months an investigation has been under way to determine the exact height of the washington monument. more on
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we're in the 50s now. i have the rain slicker on because we'll need it later this morning, especially the middle of the day and early afternoon and then turn colder
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for the late afternoon. here's a look at our forecast. we've got cloudy skies. overhead lots of stars showing up in northwest. looking at temperatures this morning mild. they'll get into the 50s and 60s and then fall this afternoon. showers move in later and then move out. breezy and colder to finish the day. i'm talking wintry weather in the seven-day. right now over to monika with timesaver traffic. here at the american legion bridge on the west side of town we're in great shape. both loops between bethesda and tysons but eastbound on the clara barton parkway after mcarthur boulevard, a deer struck. it is in the roadway. crews are on the way there so be careful on the eastbound side of the clara barton parkway. >> 5:39. today we hope to learn more about the exact height of the washington monument. >> we didn't know this already? you know as you get older you shrink. >> the website says the official height is 5:55 feet
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and 5 inches. but gps and other surveying equipment was put on the top of the monument this summer since the scaffolding was already up for the repair work from the earthquake. the park service hopes to establish a definitive height for the peak of the monument and see if it has changed at all so maybe it did shrink. we talk about taking charge of your own health. a local hospital is endorsing a app that can help you make better decisions about your medical care. we'll have more on that coming up. >> plus, we are on a yellow alert weather wise today. showers are going to move through. howard has the timeline coming up in the seven-day forecast. >> first, we want to see who's celebrating a birthday today.
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hello and welcome back to wusa9. today on this thursday morning, a yellow alert day. the sandwich effect here. weather in the middle, rain. >> dry on the ends. >> a soggy middle. >> i suggest lunch indoors or order in because that's probably when the rain will be right over the washington region. here's a look at your day plan other this thursday morning or friday eve. looking at the washington monument. it's no longer lit, mike. they turned off the lights, most of them anyway except the top ones. we've got temperatures well up in the 50s this morning, even low 60s, especially south and east of town. some rain moves in later this morning. but it moves out by mid afternoon. some sun returns to finish the day along with colder temperatures. down to 55 by 5:00 after
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hitting 60, if not 61, 62. then we're clearing out into the upper 40s by 9:00. upper 30s for lows tonight in town. low 30s north and west. the rain we're watching, there's to areas of rain. a light area of rain coming out of southeastern virginia toward southern maryland, lower eastern shore. this area of rain with the front, this thin line right there going back through morgantown now, that appears to be the cold front crossing interstate 79. that line goes down past charleston now with lighter showers in toward western maryland. a couple of heavier ones just behind the front but you see in northern west virginia from romney toward paw paw, just on the west side of hagerstown and north of there, we're seeing some of the light showers. then to the south and east, that other area coming out of the northern neck, newland, tappahannock, reedville, it's across st. mary's with a couple of showers. southern calvert is seeing a couple of showers now. this is going up toward easton and denton and areas south of there the way it looks now. so if you have to go over toward the delmarva today, you're going to run into that rain early and then the second
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batch later on. temps ahead of the front, 50s, even 62 this hour in richmond. behind the front we've got 40s in ohio, 30s when you get to indiana. locally it's a mild morning except for dumfries 49. dulles and centreville 54 degrees. it is 53 in alexandria and white oak this morning. bowie, baden both at 57. outside on our weather camera, the lights are off on the monument now. scaffolding still there. will be for a while. got the lights obviously for aircraft but that's it. we've got some clouds out there but also lots of breaks overhead in washington. partly sludy, -- cloudy, 55. the humidity continues to increase. the moisture continues to increase from the south in advance of a cold front which we're watching off to the west. we'll take you to 9:00, 10:00. here we are at 10:00 a.m., west of i-95, especially blue ridge west we're seeing the showers. the heavier showers along the delmarva coming from norfolk. lunch time looks wet around here with the rain crossing the
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region. we'll take you to mid afternoon. starting to see the clearing west to east through the latter part of the afternoon. so we're driving home. looks like sunny skies, clear skies if you leave after sunset which is only 5:01 today and the colder air moves in tonight with rain and snow showers in the mountains by tomorrow morning but around here, we will see clear and colder conditions as we head for tonight and tomorrow. so a yellow alert for middle of the day rain. highs around 60 but colder afternoon with some clearing also this afternoon. 30s tonight to near 40 in town. tomorrow sun returns, breezy, 55 degrees. you'll need the heavier coats. tomorrow night in the mid-30s in town, mid-20s in the burbs so a chilly start. i hope you can enjoy me for the heart walk on the national mall. 58 saturday afternoon so terps have a home game. should be go good for that. ravens home sunday, 59, should be good for that. veterans day looks nice and then next wednesday only 44. some of the guidance i'm looking at, that may be
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optimistic but it's a week out. we have time to watch it. but rain and/or snow possible next wednesday. here's monika now with timesaver traffic. i'm happy to say at least this morning the roads are dry. temperatures pretty mild and so is the traffic. on the beltway north side of town, for example, on the outer loop from college park into silver spring, it's still all green. 95 coming in from baltimore 270 in from frederick. everything is good right now and all the corridors in between as well. let's take a live look first on the southbound side of i-270. here at route 121 your heavy stretch is going to be right around route 109. let's go back over to the maps and this time we're looking at the south side of town. no problems on the beltway through oxon hill. we're in great shape here and a quick live look one more time outside and this is springfield on the northbound side of 95. andrea, back to you. >> thank you, monika. with more people worried about the cost of doctor visits and trips to the emergency room, some are trying to make sure they're actually sick before they have to spend the money or leave their homes.
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well, there's an app that can help you make better health care decisions. denise is director of reston hospital center emergency room and she's here to explain itriage. we've heard the term triage before. what does that mean? >> it's a process that nurses and health care physicians determine the acute of the -- acuity of the patient and how quickly they need to be seen by a medical professional. >> you're going to step a little bit that way. let's come this way. here is what the app looks like. i downloaded it this morning. it was really interesting. it has symptoms. how does it work? >> it's really an app that puts a lot of health information to the health consumer, the patient designed by er physicians and allows patients to go online. if they have symptoms -- say if their arm hurts, they can push the arm. it's swollen. what are the different causes
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of that, what is an emergency. you can go in and you can find your medicines. if the doctor prescribe as medication for you and you're not sure how to do it or if is interacts with something, it's in a language they can understand which is always a good thing. >> also it gives you doctors, facilities, conditions. are we worried that people are going to start diagnosing themselves and not going to the emergency room or not going to the doctor's office when they should? >> i think that's always a worry. once the internet came out and people could go to webmd but any time a consumer is aware of what's going on and their conditions, i think they're better educated and that's a good thing. >> sounds like a good deal but there are disadvantages to using itriage? >> i don't think there are disadvantages. it certainly allows and certainly -- if you're trying to find a affect and you're looking for an emergency department, especially with
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reston hospital, it allows us to -- people to go in and see what the wait time is for the average arrival to greet time. if they use the notify part, they can let us know they're coming in and that's a good thing. >> i downloaded this. one of the great benefits is you can put all your medical information here. i had to make an appointment the other day. they wanted to know my insurance number. i had to scramble for t. it's all right there. >> the medications you're put on, when you come in, it's not that i take a little white pill or blue pill. they know the name and dosages. it's important for nurses and physicians to know. >> has it been widely used? >> it's been downloaded anyone million times throughout the country. it's got great reviews. tech savvy people even downloaded it before we presented it to the staff. it's out there and people are finding it. >> it's a great app and you should take a look at t. thanks for being with us.
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>> thank you. >> we go to mike. >> thanks, andrea. the n.f.l. is getting more involved in the miami dolphins bullying allegations. we have more on that story coming up. >> plus, did you know there is a local college football team on the verge of a perfect season? we'll tell you who. >> i'm really excited about today's daily deals. i want to tell you all about some of my favorites today. ism a going to start with something i think could be a very good christmas present. you can put speakers around your house, no wiring needed. has this deal of the day. the pioneer wi-fi speaker 73% off. you can wirelessly stream music from your compatible apple or htc device. the price right now is $39.99. normally is costs $149.99. a really big sale there. or you can go see an irish carol for 50% off.
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we're looking at rain coming in. raining in reedville right now according to jan. the showers will be moving toward the delmar advancement they may get -- delmarva. they may get closer to easton. now showers at 9:00 out toward the shenandoah valley, i-81 approaching the metro as we head toward lunch time. looks like a wet lunch hour. temperatures near 60. in the afternoon as the showers pull away, colder air moves in. look for drive home clearing skies, 50 to 55. everyone loves a feel good story. the high school team that helps a disabled student score a touchdown or the female kicker who gets to play on the boys team. >> this one is about a group of hard of hearing players that
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are nearing perfection. diane roberts introduces us to gallaudet university's football team. >> reporter: the beating of the drum is a practical tradition at gallaudet university. it signals the start of football practice. players who are deaf or hard of hearing can feel the reverberations. there's another sound echoing throughout campus. >> there's a buzz in the air. >> reporter: the buzz is about the team's undefeated season. 8-0 with just two more games to play. game number eight last weekend was an unbelievably dramatic win against becker. the bison block add field goal and returned it for 79 yards for a touchdown. >> gallaudet represents not only d.c. or the deaf but the whole deaf community all over the world. >> this team has been different compared to the teams we've had in the past. we have 54 players on the team.
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we call them 54 strong. >> reporter: the school is credited with introducing the huddle to the game. being deaf or hard of hearing isn't an impediment on the field. just ask this 6'6" defensive lineman. he's an n.f.l. prospective. he could be the school's first player to make it to the pros. >> i'm just humble and grateful. it makes me want to work even harder. >> reporter: but before the n.f.l. can come calling, they have some business to finish. players know to reach the undefeated season, they have to take it one day at a time. the next challenge will happen on this field saturday against anna maria college. if they win that game, they'll win the conference championship. at gallaudet university, diane roberts, wusa9 sports. >> guess what? redskins safety reed doughty is hard of hearing and will be the
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honorary captain at saturday's game. >> isn't that amazing? >> a great story. he's good at the game. we don't need to know anything else. very good. good morning. welcome to wusa9 at 6:00 a.m. if you heard that story, i know you feel good already. it's thursday, november 7. i'm andrea roane. >> i'm deb deck. thanks for joining us. -- i'm mike hydeck. thanks for joining us. good morning, monika. mr. bernstein, an interesting day ahead? >> yes. we'll turn colder this afternoon. some rain is on the way. i think we'll get through the rush hour dry and i think we'll get the afternoon rush hour to be dry. it's right in the middle of the day, a soggy sandwich as we're calling it that we have to deal with. that's idea yellow alert. commuting and any outdoor communities middle of the day, you're going to be a little wet. temperatures starting out near 60 this morning and they'll stay there, if not get into low 60s for a high. chance of showers by 9:00. better chance we'll see rain at noon and then clear out by mid afternoon. 55 degrees for the drive home
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as the winds really start to kick out of the northwest bringing in some colder air. behind this front it's in the 40s in ohio. 30s in indiana but we've got the rain here. we have another batch of rain. light, sporadic showers to the southeast and east. heavier stuff through morgantown and southwest pa. this is moving toward western maryland with lighter showers approaching hagerstown from the west and west of martinsburg here scattered about western maryland, paw paw, over toward cumberland, back toward romney. showers are moving off toward the northeast. we're dry. lots of breaks overhead in d.c. then southeast we have these other showers moving northeast just south of easton right now, southern calvert near solomons seeing that. leonardtown south through st. mary's and the northern neck. temperatures way up for this time of day. it's 63 in easton. 59 for martinsburg. frederick is 54 along with manassas. we'll be in the upper 50s, low 60s early and then 50 to 55 for


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