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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> today on fox5 news morning, suing the president. today attorneys general from maryland a and the district of columbia plan to sue president trump. >> parking on the national mall gets more complicated today. >> let's look live outside. there's really only one thing you need to know about today. it's going to be hot. so you need to plan accordingly. >> all right. hope you had a great weekend everyone. good morning to you. thank you for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm holly morris. today is monday, june 12th. >> welcome back. >> thank you. good to be here. >> mike thomas talking about our hotea
talking about our traffic. what's the headline. >> potentially record highs today. talking mid 90's, plenty of sunshine. go to the pool if you can. hey, erin. >> i'll take your advice and head to the pool after work. if you're just trying to get there this morning roads are still quiet. i'll let you know if that changes. >> sounds good. 5:01 is the time. president trump finding himself entangled in another legal battle. >> the lawsuit accuses president trump of violating a the constitution. melanie alnwick with details. good morning, mel. >> reporter: good morning, so this is a joint effort as you mention with d.c. and maryland. the attorneys general sending out a notice to the press last week that they would perhaps file the case today and central to this case is this hotel right here, the trump international hotel here in d.c. as well as trump's other network of hotels and golf courses around the country and perhaps even around the world. now, you may recall that in january president trump said he was stepping back from the trump org
properties to avoid conflicts of interest. so, his sons now handle the business dealings but trump still technically owns the company and the attorneys general of d.c. and the maryland say the president is still benefiting personally. the u.s. constitution says u.s. officials can't take gifts or other benefits from foreign governments. now, speaking in detail to the washington post the attorneys general say embassies and foreign officials have chosen to use the trump hotel taking business away from other properties in d.c. and the maryland. another clause in the constitution says the president can't get financial benefits other than a set salary from the federal or state governments. now, that calls into question the d.c. trump hotel's lease with the gsa as well as his golf courses hotels and resorts if they get government bookings, state tax breaks or favorable zoning. if the lawsuit goes forward the attorneys general say they'll also be demanding copies of trump's tax returns and they tell the post that they believe that could land the case in front of the supreme court. we will learn
today at noon. that's when all of this is going to be revealed. live in northwest, i'm melanie alnwick, fox5 local news. >> all right, mel, thank you for in update. this morning it is official, president trump his wife melania and son barron have moved into the white house. the first lady tweeted the news last night. came with a picture of the washington monument seen from what appears to be the red room in the white house. the tweet read looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home. >> attorney general jeff sessions will be going before the senate buildings committee on tuesday t he will face questions about his contacts with russian officials during the presidential campaign. he will also testify about his involvement in the firing of comey. the same day deputy attorney general rod rosenstein goes before the appropriations committee to go over on the attorney general's budget. > today at the new parking meters program at the national mall goes into effect. paid parking will be in force daily from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. it will cost about two dollars an hour for a maximum of three hours. there are still about 400 free
potomac park to haines point. the national park service says the goal is to increase the turnover of parking spots and that will allow more residents and tourists to visit the area. a the 71st annual tony awards. this year's big winner the musical dear evan hanson took home. other winners included lori metcalf for best actress in a play a-bette midler best actress in a musical. ben platt took home the prize for best actor in a musical. kevin kline won best factor a play. this year's tony for best play went to oslo. first time host kevin spacey is receiving praise for his performance. >> you know i heard it was bette midler's first tony win. >> really? >> which was amazing, right. >> that's shocking. i would thought she would like a chest full of tony awards. >> i know. >> i know. okay, talking about this for the first time nearly 20 years the stanley cup is going back to the same city. pittsburgh penguins getting the job done winning back to back stanley cup championships. >> i like to tell you i'm happy about it but i'm
at bridgestone arena. predators were hoping to force a game seven and the predators thought they got the game's first game but the refs lost sight of the puck and blew the play dead. the scoreless battle continued until there were only 95 seconds left. penguins patrick horn request puts in the rebound and on the penguins added an empty netter after that. final score two-zip and the four games to two. there's your empty netter right there. >> okay. there's always next year, right? >> this year for mike thomas again. congratulations, mike thomas. >> you're waner. >> thank you. >> enjoy it. >> revel in the moment. [laughter] >> okay, moment's done. no, good for them. happy they won. all right, let's take a look at your forecast for the day 'cause we're getting another hot one around the region. temperatures as you start your day its one of those days where you'll step outside and you can feel it in the air already it's going to be a hot one.
d.c. annapolis at 74. 74 baltimore, fell at quantico leonardtown 72. look at the 60's north and west. that's a little bit warm for this time of year so very warm start. satellite and radar very quiet out there. a couple of clouds coming out of the mountains that's about it. if you'll be outside for any extended period of time make sure you throw the sunscreen on. u.v. index is very high. air quality code orange. take frequent breaks outdoors. 95 degrees your daytime high near a record high. sunny hot and humid with heat index values up near a hundred degrees in a few spots later on today. one more time, take it easy outside today. that's a check of the forecast. erin como is back this morning with a check of your traffic. >> on-time traffic brought to you by toyota. visit by a toyota.com for special offers. >> coming up on 5:07, great advice from mike for the hot temperatures today. making your way out this monday morning around the area things on 270 picking up but not enough volume o
slowdowns just yet. still like what we're seeing on 270 southbound past shady grove. not seeing any major congestion in gaithersburg rockville north of that point in frederick stillly in good shape. this is a live look on 66. eastbound traffic pick much picp between sudley road and 28 in centreville. westbound side of 66 problem free. top of the beltway new hampshire avenue outer loop you can see is flowing freely at speed. not seeing any slowdowns there. coming off 95 also in great shape to the inner loop. inner loop not dealing with any congestion all the way past baltimore-washington parkway. bottom of the beltway through oxon hill still looking good. looks like we're having a little camera error this morning. not a good monday for 295 but the good news is 295 southbound is moving freely regardless. metro is on time now except for safe track impacting the orange line. the work is still lasting through the week. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. much brighter and sunnier
o) but you get to keep the memories. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >> ♪ >> time now is 5:09. vigils have been held all through the night to remember the victims of the orlando pulse nightclub attack that happened one year ago today. early this morning victims' families were allowed to go behind a fence that now blocks the club. they were guided by community members dressed as angels. the day's events will culminate in a large vigil tonight to honor the 49 people who lost their lives. near d.c. an candlelight vigil will be held at 7 o'clock in dupont circle. >> over the weekend french voters headed to the poll for the first of two rounds in a parliament election. new elected president emmanuel macron's centrist party appears headed for a majority in parliament to win the most seats in the june 18th runoff. macron's party got at
30 percent of yesterday's votes. >> british prime minister theresa may is staying put. conservatives lost the majority in parliament a the poor election results damaged the prime minister's authority. yesterday may named her cabinet keeping most of the ministers in their posts. many analysts say may's days as prime minister are numbered. >> terrifying moments in the skies down under. a plane was forced to return to sydney airport yesterday afternoon after an in flight problem left a hole in the plane's engine casing. pats jepassengers say they heara loud noise and then began smelling something burning. no one was hurt and the plane landed safely back at the airport. >> yankees rookie aaron judge's legend continues to grow. in the sixth inning the rookie slams a solo home run, there it goes and it just keeps going because it was 496 feet. it is the longest ever measured with the new gps laser dist
judge has 20 on the year leading the bigs -- the yanks beat the orioles 14 to three, ouch, over the three game series. they were outscored 38 to eight. >> okay then. turning to nascar. okay, what is it -- i don't know what that is, it's run from pocono, a fiery crash red flagged this race early on. the 48th car of jimmy johnson was involved. but he would be okay. ryan blainey held off kevin harvick to take the checkered flag for the first time in his carer. my apologies to nascar fans. >> that's pocono pennsylvania. >> is that what it was. >> okay, the prompter. >> coming up on fox5 news morning, bank of america and delta airlines back out of a sponsorship deal because of a controversial assassination scene in a play. >> and just call him the king of clay.
rafael nadal marking double digit title wins at the french open. >> it wasn't even a match. as we head to break let's take a live look across the acre we're at 5:11 on a monday morning and it's already 75 degrees out there. >> whew. >> we'll have the hot forecast coming up next. >> you're watching fox5 news morning. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> ♪ >> it's 5:14 and a look at some of the day's top stories for monday june 12th. president trump's trip to britain appears to be on hold. reports that president trump called theresa may and told her he didn't want to go ahead with the visit until the british public supports him coming. the new york times says the president expressed skepticism after he engaged london's mayor over a war of words after the terrorist attack. >> jur
version of what happened in the form of the deposition. it's not clear whether he'll take the stand. constand accuses cosby of drugging and molesting her. he says any contact was consentual. >> stanley cup finals patrick hornqvist puts in a rebound off the boards and slips it by peca run. penguins win two-nothing over nashville. they win four to two and become the first team in 20 years to win back to back stanley cups. >> rafael nadal tour through the men's final of the french open. he took a str -- he made it look easy on the way to his tenth final. >> cavs trail the series three games to one. tipoff for tonight's game at
9:10. >> ♪ >> 9:10. i won't be watching. >> 510 is it our time right now. it's already a little bit toasty out there mike thomas. >> hot and sticky already. no jacket weather that's for sure. you can feel the humidity. later on this afternoon record highs are going to be possible around the region. today's record in d.c. is 95 and we're forecasting a high of 95 degrees. so we'll see just how hot we get this afternoon. as mentioned, 76 in d.c. it's warm, it's sticky to start, 66 in gaithersburg, 70 for westminster, manassas good morning, 62 for you. you're one of the cooler spots. 73 this morning at quantico. satellite and radar showing quiet conditions up and down the east coast. few clouds down to the south. most will stay to our south. a couple high thin clouds from time to time. that's it. that's the only concern today. generally speaking there will be lots of sun thanks to high pressure situated just off the
it's grabbing i was this southern heat, throwing it up in our direction and over the next couple days it's going to grab some southern heat and humidity and throw it in our direction as well so you'll start to notice dewpoints rising and things won't cool off as quickly as we head into the evening hours. 90's later on this afternoon for just about everybody. heat index values between 96 and 100 degrees. definitely, you know, extra water, keep it cool, take frequent breaks if you're doing any outdoor activities later this afternoon. code orange air quality in effect later today. do keep an eye on those sensitive groups, very old, very young and those with things like asthma. you'll want to take it easy outside today. 95 degrees your daytime high. sunny, hot and humid, it's sticky and all those other things that come with the summer time feel. 74 tonight. not cooling off too much. very, very humid conditions all evening but we keep it dry today. good news if you want to head to the pool after the kids get home from school. 95 degrees today t-95 tomorrow, maybe a pop-up storm. we head into the second half of the w
have some better chances of rain and thunderstorms t all right, that's a check of the forecast. erin is back with traffic this morning. hey, erin. >> that's right. 5:17 if you're taking metro and sticking to the rails we have a red line delay to tell you about. there's a switch problem outside glenmont. watch for delays to shady grove this morning on the red line. aside from that as we take a look at the orange line still dealing with safe track this week surge 15. no trains on the orange line between new carrollton and stadium-armory shuttle service is that available. new carrollton landover cheverly deanwood and minnesota avenue stations closed. but they have suppress shuttle buses to keep you moving. 95 northbound line painting construction. it's blocking the left lane at suitland parkway so coming up just north of the beltway from oxon hill you are going to hit a slow down trying to get to the 11th street bridge. keep it to the right lanes to get around that. 295 southbound still nice and quiet. as we take a wide view of our commute love what we're seeing on 50. no issues in bowie as you make your way out on 301. looking great in kensington. problem free on 395. you can
because of the construction and 295 northbound. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. back to you holly and maureen. >> 5:18 is the time. let's take a look at the stories you're engaging with the most on social media. >> wisdom martin back with our realtime news tracker. >> good morning. first up bank of america is the latest company to withdraw its funding for the public theater after their controversial production of william shakespeare's julius sees as a result the play is said to feature a look alike of president trump as a roman ruler wearing a business suit as he has a knife -- as he is knifed to death on stage by senators who fear he is becoming a tyrant. the story is set in ancient roam it isn't uncommon to costume the characters in present dress but the companies decided this was not done in good taste. a 32-year-old ceo who was fired for acting like a man was awarded $40 million in a sexual discrimination lawsuit. alexis burger was abmarketing execute
the firm claims that burger was rude to employees and violated a noncompete clause. a judge ruled that burger was targeted discriminated against and then wrongfully terminated. let's talk about this. neo nazi case out of florida. a man named brandon russ is he will is free on bond even after admitting he made a bomb and online threats. a judge ruled on friday that russell is not a threat to the community. he's awaiting trial on federal charges. and former nba player sebastian telfair was arrested yesterday for having a gun and pot. police say the exball player was in his car when that incident happened. they found three loaded guns, two bags of marijuana, semi automatic rifle and a ballistic vest. it was a surprise appearance by the commander in chief, president donald trump seen here dropping in on a wedding reception taking place at his new jersey golf club over the weekend. now, the pictures hit social media within minutes. he stopped to take a photo with the bride and groom and even greeted the wedding
country club was using the president as a selling point in advertising. maureen and holly. >> thank you whiz. coming up, the findings of an independent investigation could lead to some major changes at uber. >> and the gaming world gets its first glimpse at a new console from xbox. >> heading to break right now this monday morning, live look across the d.c. region. it's 5:21, 75 degrees. we are back with more news, weather and traffic after the break. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> more shakeup could be coming to uber. board members voted yesterday to adopt all recommendations from a report by former u.s. attorney general eric holder stemming from allegation of sexual harassment at the company. part of the recommendations reportedly include whether to place ceo travis kalanick on a leav
discuss future leadership decisions. more details expected to be released today. >> sprint will be the only carrier to get the essential phone. the smartphone is a creation by android co-founder andy rubin. pricing is around $699. the essential phone is expected to hit stores sometime this summer. not clear now though how long essential will remain exclusive with sprint. the phone carrier is making headway but still trails verizon wireless at&t and t-mobile in subscribers. >> big news for you video game lovers out there. microsoft released new details on its next gaming console. it will be called the xbox 1x. smaller than previous versions but it's being called one of the most powerful consoles ever made. users will also be able to play existing xbox one and xbox 360 games on it. it will be released in november and it will cost 500 bucks. >> calling all nurses chipotle honoring you and your work with a buy one get one free offer on wednesday. th
will score nurses a free burrito bowl, salad or taco. nurses need to bring their id and show it to the cashier. >> that's nice. >> 5:25 is our time right now. time to talk -- easy for me to say about our summer weather mike thomas. >> yeah, summertime is kind of here in d.c. in full force now. even though we're still a little over a week weigh from the official start of summer and the longest day of the year. let's get started with your temperature 'cause it feels like a summer like -- more like july than june as you get out of bed this morning. 76 degrees outside in d.c., winds are light and calm. just a couple of clouds out there but that's it. satellite and radar for most of us is showing clear and calm conditions region wide. we'll have a a lot of sunshine today. u.v. index is going to be very high. pack the sunscreen if you're going to be outdoors. your planner for the day, 11 o'clock lots of sun 87. by 2 o'clock 92 degrees, by 5 o'clock 93. we hit 95 today we'll tie a record hit 96 w
last time we were that warm this time of year 2002. all right, that's a check of the forecast. erin como is back with a look all right traffic. >> right now 5:25 we do have volume building on 66. this is out by sudley road. you can see a lot of brake lights. right now it's about a five to seven minute delay from 234 prince william park bay through 28 in centreville. we'll keep you posted on that o we also have some construction slowing us done don on 295. dealing with line painting blocking the left lane at malcolm x avenue as you try to get to the 11th street bridge. bo i was five minute delay but that coo increase as more volutes the road. also if you're skipping the roads taking the rails a switch problem outside glenmont. delays to shady grove. dealing with safe track work impacting the orange line. aside from that you can see the beltway looking good through college park. problem free through riverdale park on 295. if you have an early morning flight to catch traffic on the way to bwi reagan national and dulles still looking pretty good. any questions at erin fox5 d.c.
>> thanks erin. 5:26 right now. coming up on fox5 news morning ocean city reverses course. we'll explain in just a bit. >> and some scary moments when a deck at a northwest restaurant buckles with dozens standing on it. >> let's look live across the d.c. region. is unisthe sun is coming up andl feel it. perhaps record highs. mike will talk about the new forecast in a few. fox5 news morning is what you're watching on this monday. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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temperatures near record levels later this afternoon. erin. >> red line delays for metro in addition to safe track work. also 295 northbound a slowdown with some construction. we'll get you around that mess. >> all right, sounds good both of you. thank you much. let's get to the news this morning and new this monday, another legal battle brewing for president trump. we've learned that the attorneys general for maryland and d.c. will announce today that they plan to sue the president. >> the lawsuit accuses the president of violating the constitution. fox5's melanie alnwick is live from trump hotel with the details. mel. >> reporter: hey, good morning, guys and central to that lawsuit, president trump's network of trump hotels, resorts and golf courses. the attorneys general of maryland and virginia sending out a notice that they intend to file that lawsuit perhaps later today. now, you may recall that back in january, president trump said he was stepping back from the trump organization and hisrs conflicts of interest. his sons now handle the business dealings
still owns the company. and the attorneys general of d.c. and maryland say the president is still benefiting personally. the u.s. constitution says u.s. officials can't take gifts or other benefits from foreign governments. speaking in detail to the washington post, the attorneys general say embassies and foreign officials have chosen to use the trump hotel taking business away from other properties in d.c. and maryland. another clause in the constitution says the president can't get financial benefits other than a set salary from the federal or state government. that will calls into question the d.c. trump hotel's lease with the gsa as well as his golf courses, hotels and resorts if they get government bookings state tax breaks or favorable zoning. now, if the lawsuit goes forward, the attorneys general say that they will be demanding copies of trump's tax returns so that they can get a sense of the full extent of his foreign business dealings. they also tell the post they believe that could land the case in front of the supreme court. we will get more detail today when the attorneys general
lawsuit around noon. live in northwest, i'm melanie alnwick, fox5 local news. >> 5:32 is the time right now. attorney general jeff sessions will be going before the senate intelligence committee. the attorney general is set to go to the hill tuesday. he's going to face questions about his contact with the russian officials during the presidential campaign. it will also -- he will also testify about his involvement in the firing of james comey. the same day that the deputy attorney general rod rosenstein goes before the appreciations committee to go over the attorney general's budget. >> insider attacks continue to plague the u.s. mission in afghanistan. the latest attack killed three u.s. army rangers on saturday. in a province where u.s. troops were fighting alongside afghan soldiers battling isis. it happened in the same area where the u.s. recently dropped its largest nonnuclear bomb on a series of isis tunnels. the taliban is claiming responsibility. this comes as the trump administration considers sending an additional 5,000 american troops to
>> new information from ocean city, maryland, this morning. the city council says it will not allow women to walk around topless on the beach after all. council passed an emergency ordinance saturday. that reverses course from a few days ago when we learned that lifeguards were instructed not to crack down on topless beachgoers. we are still waiting to hear from maryland's attorney general. worcester county state's attorney asked for the attorney general's opinion after a woman demanded she be allowed to go topless since men have that option. >> today crews will resume draining and cleaning of the lincoln memory memorial reflecg pool. the national park service says nearly 80 ducks were found dead in the pool just over the last two weeks. the the deaths were caused by high levels of parasites growing on snails in the water. if you were to come in contact with that parasite you could develop a skin rash. the reflecting pool is expected to reopen june 19th. >> a look
celebrations over the weekend celebrating members of the lgbtq community. things wrapped up yesterday with the equality march for unity and pride followed by a pride concert. pride festival included three stages. headliners included miley serious the point sisters it was a scorcher yesterday but that didn't stop a lot of people from celebrating pride weekend. >> it wasn't too muggy today so it was really nice. everybody came out and enjoyed it. >> it's been wonderful. i mean, i came up here for the march and everything else has just been extra and i've really enjoyed it. everybody's been so kind and so open. i just love it up here. >> first year i came with a significant other and it was great. >> reporter: so, it was very hot obviously. did that impact your wardrobe choice. >> a little bit yes because i got a top on earlier so i got too hot. i found it in d.c. they
>> entire month of june was designated lgbt pride month by former president barack obama. president trump made no mention of pride month although his daughter ivanka did tweet about it. >> ♪ >> good morning to you mike thomas. >> good morning to you both. >> what does free the nipple -- i'm sorry. it was hot yesterday and it's going to be hot today. >> yeah. -- yes. >> i know. i'm with you. i'm thinking the exact same thing. >> i'm confused, too. >> we'll research together. >> i'm doing some googling but we got to get that down t let's get to the forecast for the day. it's going to be sunny and hot a lot like yesterday was. you see nothing going on there on satellite and radar and we do not expect much even into this afternoon. temperatures outside right now warm start, 76 here in d.c. dulles at 67. bwi at 70 degrees. here's your two day forecast. hot, hot
there. 95 later on this afternoon. we hit it, it will tie a record last set in 2002 and we like today so much let's do it again tomorrw. sunshine and a spotty p.m. thunderstorm but temperatures back up into the mid 90's once again. we will get a break from the heat. full forecast coming up in your seven-day in just a few minutes. for now let's send it over to erin como for a look at your roads. hey, erin. >> 5:37. we have delays on 295 northbound dealing with some line painting, construction work left lane blocked out by mmalcolm x avenue. backed up from the bottom of the beltway to past that that point. trying to get toward the 11th street bridge please be mindful of those delays. beltway itself through oxon hill looking really good. if you're skipping the roads and taking the rails we have red line delays. switch problem outside glenmont. aside from that we have the orange line still impacted by safe track. express shuttle service is available. taking a wide view of our commute, things looking good on 395. still problem
third street tunnel. if you have any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. back to you. >> 5:37 is the time right now. coming up on fox5 news morning voters in puerto rico want to become the nation's 51st state but the result of the vote isn't necessarily the opinion of the majority living in the u.s. territory. >> a deck at a northwest restaurant buckles with dozens standing on it. ow at 5:38, 75 degreesk right outside. that looks gorgeous. >> uh-huh. >> mike thomas says it's going to heat up today. so that's good news if you like hot weather. >> like it. >> if you don't you don't have a choice so just deal with it. back in a moment. >> ♪ >> ♪♪ narrator: the washington pos
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>> a northwest restaurant remains closed after a scary incident forced patrons to evacuate. dozens were standing on the deck of the uproar lounge when the roof suddenly began to be bend. it happened around 7 o'clock last night. police say the crowds weight caused the joints on the deck to crack. however, the deck did not collapse. >> police in maryland are searching for the man who broke into a gun store on the eastern shore and made off with 27 guns yesterday. it happened saturday in federals burg maryland. the dorchester county sheriff's office says the burglar
handguns. a $10,000 reward to being offered. >> the equality march for unity and pride attracted thousands. tens of thousands of people filled d.c. streets sunday morning. the equality march for unity and pride was one of several events planned during capitol pride week. it honored victims of the pulse nightclub attack in orlando. today marks one year of the anniversary of that fatal shooting. >> 5:42 right now. coming up, a new cancer drug so that effective against tumors the fda approved it immediately. >> and the d.c. business owner is using some of his profits for a good cause. >> and as we head to break let's go ahead and look live across the d.c. region. get going on a monday. it's going to feel like summertime today, a lot like yesterday. mike thomas has an update on the forecast --, has a check of the roads when fox5 news morning continues.
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whoop, whoop. what . >> [laughter] >> that's enough, that's enough. >> they don't pay you enough to go all the way down. >> there you go. 5:45. you are going to wear light loose clothing today, though, 'cause it is going to be hot. >> yeah, absolutely. after school if the kids are still in school -- i know most are out. >> friday was our last day in montgomery county. >> i know d.c. is coming up, too. after school definitely get the kids into the pool or in the ac. it's just going to be a hot mid summers day here in really late spring. >> okay. >> all right, cool. off to the races we go t lots of early week. lots of blue skies. record highs possible as we go through this afternoon and maybe tomorrow as well. probably today will be our best chance to at least tie the record of 95 degrees. humidity also on the rise today. it will be a little worse tomorrow and then wednesday humidity kind of peeks before we go bac
and friday. heat does break by midweek as we get better storm chances in here, a little bit more cloud cover towards the end of the week will bring those temperatures much closer to the seasonal normal. temperatures outside mild to start. manassas at 64, 66 degrees, baltimore is at 70, 74 for annapolis so again very mild start to the day here. no jacket weather needed outside and again later on this afternoon light clothing shorts and t-shirt weather. radar is quiet. dewpoints are up. 67 is the current dewpoint here in washington. that's very humid air in place. it will come down a little bit this afternoon but still generally speaking we're talking mid 60's for dewpoints. what does that mean? that just means it's going to be a humid sticky feel. 65-degree dewpoints rather uncomfortable. that's going to be later on today. we head into tomorrow and the wednesday, it's much closer to 70 and that's that real heavy sticky feel that you usually get like august, september around here. so, again, it's all thanks to high pressure settled off the coastline pulling up the heat and humidity from t
heat comes up, some gulf moisture comes up as well and that's going to help it to feel again like mid summer around here. 90's in the forecast later today with heat index values in a few spots near a hundred degrees. taking in the nats game later today t-it will be a hot one. 88 degrees, mostly sunny. extra water at the game. it will be a hot and humid one for the nats later on this afternoon. i believe it's the atlanta braves in town and they're used to this kind of weather down in atlanta. 95 degrees today. 95 tomorrow as well with a few pop-up thunderstorms in the afternoon but most stay dry on tuesday. it's really wednesday, wednesda, thursday, friday where our storm chances kick up. 90's turn into 80's by the time we get to thursday. that's a check of the forecast. erin is back with traffic. >> 5:48. we have problems on the roads and the rails. because of construction taking out the left lane 295 northbound by malcolm x avenue we have a solid delay from the beltway to just north of malcolm x avenue. just want to remind everyone avoid 295 northbound. seeing some traffic bail out at this illegal u-turn area and turn around. that's really dangerous a
southbound side. you're either stuck sitting there waiting until you get to the next exit point or avoid 295 northbound but right now it's about a 25 minute delay from the beltway to past malcolm x avenue. have some patience out there. southbound side nice and quiet. we'll look at our maps. some other issues that we're dealing with aside from that big delay that's just continuing to grow much problems on the metro. switch problem outside glenmont on the red line. delays to shady grove. new yellow line problem because of an earlier train malfunction at huntington. residual delays to mount vernon square. that's in addition to safe track slowing down the orange line. no trains between new carrollton and stadium-armory. shuttle service is available and this safe track work for the orange line in place through june 15th. there is express shuttle service available. that's your look at traffic. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. wisdom and holly. >> thanks erin. it is 5:49 right now and there are new pictures that have been released in the deadly terror attack in london. we're getting a look inside the van that was actually used in the attack. in the pictures you can see so
gravel. there are also signs that life is slowly returning to normal in the capitol. cathedral which was damaged in the attacks reopened for sunday services. >> closing arguments in the trial for a minnesota police officer accused of the shooting death of a black motorist. officer jeronimo yanez shot and killed philando castile last july. castile had a permit for that weapon. yanez is charged with manslaughter. >> heart stopping video of a crash involving five semi trucks in china. one truck lost control when it crossed the median hitting totio others. then the truck went back across the median again hitting two more. police say the area has seen heavy rain in recent days and they believe wet roads played a role in the crashes. >> ♪ >> time right now is 5:50 and we're back with what's hot on the web the stories you're engaging with the most this morning on social media. >> maureen is back with
the top trends. maureen. >> good morning to both of you. first up puerto rico they hit the polls -- puerto ricans hit the poles voting to become america's 51st state. 97 percent of ballots cast were in favor of state hood. turnout was only 23 percent which means the state hood push may not be as popular as the vote outcome may lead us to believe. puerto rico has been a united states territory since 1898. 1898. cancer drug blowing experts a way. keytruda. doctors say it helped shrink orer eradicate tumors when nothing else would. the u.s. took a big step towards qualifying for the world cup. the team tied with mexico last night. the final score was one-one. the u.s. is a strong favorite to claim one of the region's three automatic spots in soccer's greatest
actor ben platt's facial expressioning at the tony awards last night priceless. host kevin spacey called out the actor during a skit. cameras caught the actor's reaction and now it's becoming a popular gif. he won best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical. some lucky soul is now a multimillionaire after the weekend's powerball drawing. one ticket sold at a liquor store in california as the winner of the $448 million jackpot tenth largest jackpot in u.s. history. the winner has one year to claim the prize and the liquor store gets a 1 million-dollar bonus for selling that ticket. congrats to however that person is. >> awesome. >> if you want to send some our way we're willing to take. >> always taking donations. >> arms opened. >> "wonder woman" the number one movie for a second straight weekend. super hero film earned more than $57 million this weekend and that brings its tote at ally to 205 million in just two weeks. the mummy starring tom cruise same in kick
$32 million. captain underpants the first epic movie came in third with 12 million. >> new d.c. restaurant is serving up more than food. falafel ink opened in georgetown with a mission in mind. the store's owner is donating some of the restaurant's profits to the world food program to help feed refugees around the globe. >> [inaudible] we understand most of the recipes served at the restaurant come from his mother and grandmother. >> here's a heartwarming story out of virginia. thanks to social media and a good samaritan sharon griffin has her cat back. she was driving in virginia a few weeks ago with her cat, freddie. somehow, though, freddie got out of the truck. griffin searched for her cat but just had to keep driving. so, she posted information about her lost cat on facebook. a fellow
frost, saw her post, went to the area wil where freddie was last seen and he found the missing cat. we are happy to report freddie is in good shape as frisky as ever. >> glad freddie is back home. countdown is on because as i said earlier you can never start too early anticipating a zip trip. the next one friday, ashburn. come out to one loudoun at eastampton plaza. fox5 team will be there including tucker barnes and who else? >> me. >> holly morris and maureen umeh as well. we would love to see you. come out to ashburn and say hi. >> yeah. it will be a good time as always. speak of time, it is time to say hello to our facebook fan of the day. so, good morning sierra nikia and collette. by the way it's going to be record highs for our -- >> get your weather forecast on. >> for our facebook fan of the day. hopefully we'll get their photo up. it's three generatio
there they are. oh, my gosh, so cute. grandma collette is on the right. she says she loves the entire morning crew and i want one of those, too. >> she and her daughter sierra dressed up and attended her granddaughter nikia's fifth grade dinner and dance last week. she's headed to middle school next year and we wish her all the best. >> absolutely. super cute. love that photo. and actually you know what mike thomas, i love the hot weather. i don't mind that it's going to be record highs today. i'm all in for summer. >> all right. and you know what, good mix around here. same deal like with winter how some people like snow, some people don't. some people love the heat and humidity, some don't. i like the heat, don't like the humidity. that's what i can't stand. let's get to your headline for the day today, which you already saw. record highs possible later on this afternoon. 95 would tie a record last seen in 2002 for today, so we'll see if we make it there later on today. code orange air quality in effect for just about everybody around d.c., baltimore. this means take it easy. your
there, the elderly, the extremely young, limit their outdoor activities later today and of course those suffering from things like asthma. take it easy later on this afternoon. bus stop forecast, very mild, 63 to 74 and even warmer than 74 in d.c. still. after school, 89 to 95 degrees. 95 degrees. fox5 accuweather 7-day forecast shows a couple more days of heat to go. we get a better chance of thunderstorms in here as we head towards wednesday afternoon. that will cool us down into the 80's for thursday and friday. all right, that's weather. erin is back with traffic this morning. hey, erin. >> hey, good morning. we have metro problems and road problems so let's get right to it right now. we'll show you what you're up against as you make your way out at 5:56. 295 northbound is dealing with some huge delays. we'll see if we can switch the graphics. i know that heat is pretty impressive so we'll keep it up so everyone can take in those 90's but 295 northbound has construction by malcolm x avenue that has us jammed from the bottom of the beltway. ah
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>> ♪ this is fox5 news morning. >> one year later. straight ahead at 6:00, remembering the victims of the pulse nightclub shooting. how those who were lost are being remembered in orlando and here locally. >> also ahead the first family all moved in. melania barron now join the president full time at the white house. all this comes as we hear word of a lawsuit being filed today against president trump. >> plus, the heat wave i think is just getting started now but it continues. a live look outside on this monday morning, it's june 12th, another hot and humid day is on tap. the d.c. region could even break some records today. happy to hear that, right. >> oh, yeah, i love warm weather. >> i do, too actually. good morning, i'm allison seymour. >> and i'm w wisdom martin in for steve