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today. the sky could turn dark as storm chances roll back into our region. >> good morning, everyone. i'm eun yang. stoornlts the only things returning to the forecast today. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. the humidity also making a comeback today. let's get back to tom kierein. >> when you step outside to walk the dog this morning, you will notice the air looks pretty thick with the humidity. storm team radar showing a few sprinkles as the humidity is pushing across virginia, that's showing up in these little patches of light green. these sprinkles trying to reach the ground. these are all tracking off to the east. perhaps extreme southern prince william might get a sprinkle here shortly as well as charles county, king george over the next half hour. a few brief sprinkles passing on
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hourly sky conditions. 7:00, we'll be in the low 70s. mid 70s by 8:00, 9:00, this morning. it will be near 80 and hovering in the low 80s as you get into early afternoon. your hour by hour storm chances coming up today at 6:11. what's going on, jack? >> they are making progress on the freeway, westbound. this activity was coming out of the third street tunnel. the activity out of the tunnel itself is cleared. you'll also find we've got the left lane blocked off. our mobile units on scene. all lanes are open on the freeway. hopefully our delays will clear very quickly. looking at the beltway. off to a decent start. inner loop looks good down toward the wilson bridge. no trouble spots moving down into annandale. >> we have breaking news right now. shots fired at police. suspects opened fire on officers as they responded to reports of gunfire on alabama avenue
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king elementary school. megan mcgrath is live on the scene now with more. what's going on? >> reporter: well, six hours later, you can see that police are still here on the scene, the side of the building that you see there that is martin luther king elementary school. right around midnight, a shot spotter in the area picked up gunfire in the area of sixth and alabama. when police arrived, they saw an suv with five people inside. when they arrived, the people inside that vehicle immediately opened fire on the responding officers. police fired back. no one was hit. five people in the suv, though, were eventually taken into custody and are being talked to by police. still an active investigation here on the scene. back to you. >> thank you. in a few hours, president obama will leave the white house for dallas, texas, to help lead the nation in honoring the lives of five officers killed in last week's tragedy there.
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it is the worst attack on police officers since 9/11 and we've learned several other high-ranking official will be there to pay their respects as well. sarah rosario is there this morning with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. president obama cut his europe trip short to come here to dallas and today he will be faced with a daunting task of speaking to the nation yet again after another senseless act of violence. he arrived from europe last night. he was supposed to stay in spain for the next couple of days. but he arrived in washington late last night. he's scheduled to arrive around noontime. thousands came out for a vigil supporting dallas police with many leaving cards and flowers outside. micah xavier genuine son carried t
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now, today with a president coming here, the focus here will be to comfort those victims and also on healing. also expected to speak at today's memorial is former president george w. bush. reporting live in dallas, sarah rosario. back to you. and for the first time we're hearing from the suspected killers parents. police are trying to figure out how someone seemed to notice the stockpile of weapons and ammunition and ballistic vests in micah johnson's home. his mother saw him transform into a hermit after his military service. >> i didn't see it coming. >> he was a good son. >> he's a good son. >> i love my son with all my heart. i hate what he did. >> johnson was sent home from afghanisn
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accused of sexual harassment. the family's full interview with the blaze tv airs tomorrow night. nbc news will have special coverage of today's memorial service in dallas this afternoon. we expect a special report will begin sometime shortly after 1:30. we'll also stream the service on our nbc washington app. live desk. we continue to follow breaking news out of southeast d.c. this is where police are still investigating. four people being shot. this was in the 5100 block of call place in southeast. we know that a man and a woman, they were injured. they are recovering in the hospital right now, and are expected to be okay. they are suffering from nonlife-threatening injuries. no respect information available at this time. stay with news 4 . you are looking at and hearing new video out of
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atlanta. this sit-in in that city involved hundreds of people protesting last week's shootings of two black men by police officers. atlanta's mayor and police chief said they will meet with activists today. atlanta is half a dozen places where people are demonstrating about those shootings. this map shows only those from last night but these have been going on for five days now and we're expecting even more demonstrations. two men who were killed, philando castile and alton sterling. we now know that sterling will be laid to rest. funeral services happening at southern university this friday. sterling's family says there will be a viewing friday morning followed by his burial. today, mayor muriel bowser will introduce some bills aimed at boosting police officers. the first measure will increase the
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expanding the age to 25. the second bill will allow the police chief to rehire retired sergeants and detectives to retrain new investigators. today, a judge will decide if a former national guard service charged with plotting to help isis. he met with someone he thought was an isis supporter. the sterling man was thinking of carrying out a ft. hood style attack. stephen briel will learn whether he will spend his life in prison after killing a university of mary washington house mate. in may, a jury found him guilty of strangling grace mann inside their house last year. surge three of
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track program is over but you still won't be able to catch a train to reagan national airport this week. surge four begins today. it closes the blue and yellow lines. they had been working on the tracks south of the airport since july 5th. shultz buses will be an option. they are trying to roll with the changes to their commute. >> instead of stopping here, we're going to get off at pentagon city. so it's not going to be much of an inconvenience. >> out of the regulars, i see no longer riding, but i think they have done a pretty good job handling it so far. >> surge four will last until next monday: ashe carter is in afghanistan where he's going to meet with u.s. commanders. this comes days after the president announced that american troops will stay in that country longer than expected. take a look. this as it comes following an unannounced trip to
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shortly after arriving yesterday carter announced hundreds of more troops would deploy to that country. while in afghanistan, carter will also meet with the country's president. i'm angie goff at the live desk. let's do lunch. a call to action, the national organization that needs your organization helping others. and we're off to a beautiful start this morning but if you need to get any yard work done, do it now. when storm chances return to your forecast. and is a 911 outage to play for two -- blame for two deaths in montgomery county. hear from a family
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tuesday morning, humidity surging into virginia triggering a fewsc
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storm team 4 radar. they are into stafford and spotsylvania. hour-by-hour, as we get into the afternoon, these areas in fwreen are isolated showers and maybe thunder and lightning. noontime, coming out of the panhandle of west virginia, into shenandoah valley. metro area for the most part should stay dry throughout much of the day ahead. now, jack taylor is checking on 66. it's the sun glare we're been talking about. as the sun is now up. heaviest traffic seems to be around this incident over on the left shoulder. virginia police arrived on the scene. delays, nothing, huge. also just that reminder, morning number one of surge number 4. metro continuing track work. the blue
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yellow lines are closed through july 18th between the reagan national airport and pentagon city. we turn to a developing story in michigan this morning. the berrien county courthouse is closed today after an inmate trying to escape grabbed a bailiffs gun and started shooting. he killed two bailiffs and injured two others before he was shot and killed by police yesterday. his ex-wife says he was likely trying to escape to see his family. five people are recovering in baltimore right now. they were all shot while attending a vigil for another victim of gun violence. jermaine schofield was shot and killed over the week and 25 people were attending a vigil for him yesterday. at that vigil, someone opened fire and ran away. four men and a woman were all shot and they are expected to recover. police are still talking to
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see on news 4. agonizing moments for a rockville family as they tried to call 911 during a medical emergency just to receive a busy signal. >> the medic said to me i'm sorry, but your brother is gone. >> his 40-year-old brother, marlon, died as the family tried more than an hour to call an ambulance. also night, the backup 911 system for montgomery county shut off for two hour. his brother was undergoing kidney dialysis and was having trouble breathing. he eventually called rockville police directly and they sent out an ambulance. >> called them like 10, 15 times. then i send an email -- excuse me, a text message to 911 hopefully they will get my message. nothing was going through. >> we are thoroughly investigating it and we'll have answers. >> a 91-year-old woman also died during the
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the outage also affected the dispatch center's nonemergency line. it lasted from 11:10 p.m. sunday night until 1:09 a.m. monday morning. just a couple of hours. investigators think an air conditioning failure in the it room caused the system to shut down to prevent overheating. county officials said they did their best to notify people through the alert montgomery warning system. if you are not signed up for that system, the only way you could find out was social media. during the outage, the county activated its 311 center. today marks one month since the deadliest mass shooting in modern u.s. history. 49 people were killed at pulse nightclub in orlando and others hurt. it's renewed the debate over gun control reform. today a group of gun control ak
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will call on congress . lead has been found in the water at another house office building. testing shows elevated lead levels in two locations inside the raburn house office building. the water is safe under epa standards. last week official shut off drinking water in the canon office building after finding higher than normal lead levels there. two women are on trial in virginia accused of sending money to the terrorist group al shabaab. prosecutors say that the two women sent money to that al qaeda affiliate. in opening statements, it was admitted that she supported them but denied sending
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back to their families. a former alexandria fire department employee could lose they are intention -- her pension for intefleg bsh embezzling money. if convicted, she will lose her city pension and the city is seeking full restitution. in a statement, city officials say they have hired a third party auditing firm to review internal financial controls. >> later today, the montgomery county council will hold a public hearing on funding to the school district to build an artificial turf at somerset elementary school. the hearing gets under way at 1:30 this afternoon at the council office building in rockville. women who give birth to their child just a few week early are
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researchers followed more than 160,000 moms-to-be over six years. those who delivered their first baby at 37 or 38 weeks were two or three time more likely to have a preterm birth later on. the risk was the same whether moms delivered naturally or were induced early. meals on wheels america is launching a new campaign to help seniors struggling with hunger and isolation. it's called america, let's do lunch. >> a hot meal and say a quick hello. volunteer by donating your lunch break. >> this is video of their psa for this campaign. one in six seniors doesn't know where his or her next meal will come from. in our area, 700,000 seniors live in isolation and rarely have contact with people. the new campaign encourage people to donate food and time. >> it's about a nutritious meal but it's also about that social connection, that friendly visit. the knock on the
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home. >> you know it's easy. it doesn't take a lot of time. it doesn't matter how ouled you are. >> let's do lunch. >> meals on wheel serves 2.4 million seniors every day. if you would like to become a volunteer with the america let's do lunch campaign, we'll post a link in the nbc washington app so you can get more info. time now to take a look at our forecast. beautiful start to our morning but may not last. >> one of your relatives is back in town. relative humidity, it's returned and is in place this morning. pushing into virginia, it is triggering some showers. a few light sprinkles in these colors right near the prince william county line. it is tracking off due east, coming into charles county. southern prince william might get a sprinkle in the next hour
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it's in the 60s just about everywhere. low 70s around the chesapeake bay. storm team 4 exclusive photographs that we get from our viewers. i love this. this is the bonn aire rose garden in arlington. this is by sue cromer. our exclusive ten-day yut look, more humid, upper 80s. only a small chance of an isolat isolated thunderstorm. shenandoah valley, panhandle of west virginia this afternoon. greater chance on wednesday. storms popping up in the afternoon tomorrow. steam heat in the up are 80s. heat wave, thursday, friday, into the week, sunday too. the hottest days may be thursday, friday, and saturday. just a small chance of a storm in the afternoons on thursday and friday, and
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chance, a small chance, perhaps, sun afternoon. monday into the mid 90s as we get into next week, wednesday and thursday, preg chance of some showers. ought to be cooler with temperatures in the 80s. jack taylor checking in. >> we'll start with the beltway itself. looking very well. starting to get our normal slowdowns. new hampshire toward georgia, a little crowded, no huge delays. morning number one of surge four, metro's continuing work. blue and yellow lines closed from reagan national airport and pentagon city. you'll find the yellow line trains will operate every 12 minutes between national airport and greenbelt. some are calling it christmas in july. what all you amazon prime members can expect on this prime day and some of the deals around even from amazon. call it uber
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we know some of you are already scanning and refreshing your phone this morning trying to score the best deals on amazon right now. it is amazon prime day. they are offering a lot of deals and discounts kind of like black friday in july. walmart is putting up sales and says you can get free shipping no matter what you boy on line. i need to find a really good deal. the expectations are high, you necessity what i mean? >> it take forever. >> all of a sudden, you bought a multi seven-in-one crock-pot that you are thinking you are getting a grit deal. d.c.'s fire chief wants to use uber or taxis to help on 911 calls. >> the engine is the fourth busiest station in the country.
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last year it responded to 7,600 emergency calls. now the chief is proposing a plan to hire a nurse to screen calls. if it's not a severe emergency, they could help people with alternative transportation. >> moving to have nurses who can talk to patients who need lower acuity types calls. do they need to be seen immediately or can they go to a walk-in clinic. we are monitoring -- i'm adam tuss, i'll tell you the problem spots to avoid coming up. we're monitoring several new developments on the campaign trail this morning. wa we can expect from both parties presumptive nominees in the next few hours. don't say we didn't warn you. you could be in for a bad hair day unless you got hair spray,
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good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. now at 6:30. >> i'm kristen wright at d.c. police headquarters where there is a plan that could mean more job opportunities. >> it is david cameron's last full day at britain's prime minister as the fall out from the called brexit vote continues. what we're learning about his replacement and whether the move will impact the country's relationship with the u.s. a lot of you are waking up in the mid 70s this morning and it's about to get a whole lot warmer. the heat isn't the only thing we're up against. tom kierein with your forecast. >> the humidity has increased overnight. we've got a soft summer glow on the capitol dome. this morning, these clouds south of the metro area are producing rain. the areas in light green, prince william county, down to stafford, just north of the fredericksburg, tracking across the potomac may get to charle
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next half hour or so. more humidity in place. it's going to be here all the way through the week. storm chances increase during the day tomorrow. the heat wave returns after that. that's going to last all the way into next week. a hot and humid weekend is coming up. a look at your hour-by-hour forecast coming up in ten minutes. now what's going on, jack? >> chopper 4 fly-out toward manassas. you can see virginia state authorities have been dealing with. trading information now. big delays getting out of gainesville. you got the complication of a little sun glare out there. be aware. blue and yellow lines closed between reagan national airport and pentagon city through july 18th. d.c.'s mayor wants to help police recruit more
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high school graduates and looking at retired officers who may have experience. kristen wright is live with more at police headquarters. >> reporter: this really comes down to three things, plain and simple. opportunity, jobs, and safety. mayor bowser wants the police chief to be able to rehire retired detectives and sergeants. now, the point is to keep experienced and highly qualified people on the force to train the next generation. now, speaking of new recruits, the cadet program could be opening up to more people. the mayor wants to raise the maximum age to be in the program from 21 to 25. this would also mean jobs and education. cadets work about 20 hours a week in civilian jobs at the police department and they earn college credit. so we will certainly let you know what happens with these new public
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in the race for the white house, hillary clinton and bernie sanders will campaign together for the first time today in new hampshire. that is where sanders is expected to endorse his primary campaign rival. sanders endorsement comes 36 days after clinton became the democratic parties presumptive nominees and just days after sanders won several policy concessions in the party's platform. donald trump will rally supporters with indiana governor mike pence today. pence is one of the names rumored to be on the list for vice president. and trump told the associated press that a decision on his pick will come by the end of the week. a 27-year-old who work for the democratic national committee was shot and killed a block away from his home.
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d.c. seth rich was walking down w street talking to his girlfriend before he got home, he was jumped and shot in the back. police told her he may have been the victim of an attempted robbery. >> and yet they never took anything, so it even on top of being totally ridiculous, they said was a robbery, they didn't do what they set off to do. >> the acting police captain of the fifth district says he could not comment on whether the killing was related to recent robberies in that area. d.c. water says it's taking steps to increase security at construction sites in that area as a result of the recent robberies. in about 24 hours, great britain will have a new prime minister. current prime minister david cameron will resign tomorrow. it is a post-brexit move that allows theresa may to become the country's next prime minister and only the second woman to hold the job. may quietly supported staying in the european union. she told a
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public that she will stand behind the brexit regardless of her previous views. today, three michigan families impacted by the flint water crisis will be on capitol hill. the families say their children have been seriously impacted by lead contamination water in flint. they will call on congress to establish a victims compensation fund. they say they are not receiving adequate help from the government. it's just the kind of thing that will slow you done on your ride to work, summer road construction, and this year there are three projects that you might want to watch out for. adam tuss has a look at the trouble spots. >> reporter: summertime in full swing and of course that means road projects. new asphalt going down everywhere. it leads to this. big traffic delays. we've got a couple of traffic spots to watch out for. right here on river road between goldboro road and the dc.
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beltway. a new project starts next month that adds tolls inside the beltway. if you've driven around the district, you've noticed the work on massachusetts avenue and third street in northwest. drivers, pedestrians, everyone trying to take them in stride. >> it is a pain because, you know, it would just be more convenient for everybody if they did it at night. i don't understand. it doesn't make sense. >> i've been trying to look for alternate ways. >> now, all of these projects are going to be around for the entire summer and that project on 66 doesn't even get started until next month. back to you. if you drive in the district, there is a good chance you have received a speeding ticket in the mail. aaa says the number of citations from speed cameras is up 84%. the city cited more than 365,000 drivers in a four-month period between october of 2015 and february of 2016. that m
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speed camera revenue. that's nearly the same amount the city made in all of fiscal year 2014. if you are headed to the airport for summer vacation, heads up, how metro's safe track plan could put a kink in your plans. >> looking live out across the potomac, this morning. cloud cover.
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. i want to get you caught up on the forecast this morning as things are going to start changing. >> tom kierein is here now with what we should expect in the day ahead. >> starting to get sticky. and as the humidity pushes into virginia, it is triggering a few light sprinkles. these moving areas in light
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and now east of frederick burg, fracking into saint mary's. 10:00, near 80. mid 80s 2:00 p.m. we'll get back down to the upper 70s by late this evening. look at our storm chances and heat wave in the next ten days coming up in ten minutes. jack taylor, what's going on now? we had an issue on southbound 285, down toward bening road, broken down vehicle. everything just literally cleared from the roadway. all travel lanes are open. see that red line. we've got our slow downs coming down the parkway. metro, blue and yellow line closed between reagan national airport and pentagon city. this is through july 18th. the national park service is reminding people to be respectful of our memorialize and
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pokemon go. that's one of the nicer messages we've heard. a lot of places are warning people to be alert and reports are piling up of people getting hurt while playing this game. people running into trees and poles and dangerously close to into stepping out into traffic. we're learning amazing numbers about this app. on average, people are spending more than 40 minutes a day playing this game. >> that is a lot of time. today, changes get under way that could really impact you even if you don't use metro. what you need to know before you leave the house this morning. from contender to supporter, who is expected to endorse hillary clinton in just a matter of hours. and police exchange gunfire with several people inside an uv in southesas
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you can see the market here, the fruit market destroyed. we know at least 11 people were killed. dozens more were hurt. i'm angie goff in the live desk. back to you. we're following breaking news this morning. d.c. police engaged five suspects in a gun battle right near a school in southeast washingto
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the scene with more on what happened. >> well, it was right around midnight when a shot spotter device detected the sound of gunfire here on alabama avenue right near martin luger king elementary school. they saw five people inside an suv. officers approached and they immediately came under fire. police fired back. no one was hit by that exchange of gunfire but police -- people in the suv, they refused to get out of the vehicle. there was a stand-off of sorts. negotiations. eventually got those people out of the suv. five people were taken into custody. two men and three women. and police believe they may have been involved in another crime prior to their involvement or their contact with police. back to you in the studio. a memorial service this afternoon marks the start of a
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president obama will land there in just a few hours to try to console that community. nbc's sarah rosario is live for us this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. president obama cut his trip to europe short to come here to dallas. he is set to speak again to a nation that has already been reeling and yet another violent act, a senseless act of violence. he was supposed to continue his trip to spain over the next couple of days but he arrived in washington, d.c. late last night. today, he's turning right back around. he's schedule to arrive at love field at noontime. then to make his way to the service. last night, thousands of people came out for a vigil supporting victims and dallas police with many leaving flowers and cards on patrol units and outside the police headquarters. that tribute just blocks away from where micah xavier johnson carried out his killing spree and was later killed by a police detonated bomb robot.
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here today, the focus turns to healing and the burial of those five officers. president obama will try to bring comfort speaking to the interfaith service about the violence plaguing america. set to speak today is also former president george w. bush. back to you. we're learning more details this morning about the suspected killer for the first time. his parents are speaking out. police are trying to figure out how no one seemed to have noticed the stockpile of weapons, ammunitions and ballistic vests in his home. in the first interview, his mother says she watched him transform into a terminate after his military -- into a hermit after his military service. his father is still trying to understand. >> i didn't see it coming. >> he was a good son. >> i love my son with all my heat.
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i ate what he did. >> johnson was sent home from afghanistan in 2014 after he was accused of sexual harassment. the family's full interview with the blaze tv airs tomorrow night. nbc news will have special coverage of today's memorial service in dallas this afternoon. we expect a special report will begin sometime after 1:30. we'll stream the service on our nbc washington app. you are looking at video out of atlanta overnight. hundreds of domers at a sit-in outside the governor's mansion there. all those people only a fraction of the people protest is last week's shooting of two black men by police officers. in response, the mayor and police chief said they will heat with the activists today. atlanta is one of the dozen places where people are demonstrating about those shootings. these have been going on for five days and we
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the two minute who were killed, philando castile and alton sterling. we now know when sterling will be laid to rest. his fun ra ral set for southern university in baton rouge on friday. it will be a private funeral. today, d.c. mayor, muriel bowser will announce legislation that could help increase the police officers. the second bill will allow the police chief to rehire retired sergeants and detectives to help train new investigators. 6:51 is our time right now. 74 degrees outside our studios and that mugginess is going to sneak back in here. >> it's got to be a lot of mugginess and sweltering humidity is
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live view from the storm team 4 dulles camera. we've zoomed in around reston town center. light sprinkles are moving off to the south and east into prince william county just south of manassas. right now, we're in the mid to upper 60s. most of the region, low 70s around the bay. reagan national is at 74 degrees. post your pictures. i took this one yesterday afternoon. cotton ball clouds floating in a royal blue sky. post your picks on facebook, twitter, and instagram. i love it when you are out and about and taking pictures and sharing. as we look at the storm team 4 forecast for the day ahead, by 10:00, near 80 degrees and the clouds coming and going. a warm and humid afternoon. 30% chance of a pas
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by 6:00 p.m., things settle down. we'll be in the mid and upper 80s. by 10:00 p.m., comfortable, back down in the upper 70s. steamy humidity around. a greater chance of a morning shower or an afternoon storm on wednesday. and here comes the heat wave. thursday, friday, and all the way into the week. first part of next week. each day into the low and mid 90s. small chance of storms thursday and friday as well on sun. it's like a little greater chance of storms on wednesday and thursday as we get into next week with highs in the 80s. jack taylor, what's going on now? >> if you are riding north on 395, your delay begins now trying to get into springfield, north toward king street. you'll crowd up as you make your way up toward the 14th street bridge. nothing wrong, just a lot of traffic. morning number one of metro's continuing work, surge number 4, blue and yellow line, closed between reagan national airport and pentagon city through july 18th.
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little more crowded seasons rolling north on 395 as those opt out with no metro rail service between reagan national airport and pentagon. back to you. angie goff back here at the live desk with a new poll just in showing hillary clinton's lead over donald trump gets smaller after a tough week following the fbi directors recommendation of no criminal charges being brought against clinton over the email scandal. the former secretary of state's lead dropped 3 points. and more than oil -- 80% of voters saying it was inappropriate for clinton use a personal server while she was in office. iex angie goff at the service desk. and more on decision 2016, now. hillary clinton is just hours away from getting another big endorsement. at
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rally in portsmouth, new hampshire. this comes 36 dads after clinton became the presumptive nominee. donald trump heads to indiana today where he will campaign with another potential running mate. indiana governor mike pence will introduce trump at the rally. he is one of names rumored to be the presumptive republican nominee's short list for vp. a final decision will come by the end of the week. let's check in with our friends at cnbc now and big news for football fans. landon dowdy joik us live. >> the nfl is tackling another social media site. the league is working on a snapchat discover channel. it's hired a managing editor to produce content for the page. only a handful of companies are currently on snapchat discover. back to you. surge three of metro safe k
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still won't be able to catch a train to reagan national airport this week. surge four begins today. this part of the project closes the blue and yellow lines from reagan national airport north to pentagon city. they had been working on the line south of the airport since july 6th. shuttle buses are bringing passengers around those closures. the next shut down won't happen until october. here are four thing to know. d.c. mayor will introduce legislation to boost the police candidate pool. she wants to expand the maximum age for the police cadet program and allow the police chief to hire retired detectives for training. surge 4 begins today. this part of the project closes blue and yellow line from reagan national airport north to pentagon city until next week. today, there will be an interfaith memorial service for the five officers kle
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week. president obama will speak at the ceremony this afternoon and you can watch it live on our nbc washington app. five people are in custody after opening fire on d.c. police in southeast washington. this happened just after hid night on alabama street near a school. #humidityreturns. and it's not going away. for another ten days. it's going to be hot toward the end of the week. chance of storms tomorrow, and perhaps again on sunday, and into next week. thank you. that is the broadcast this morning. thanks for waking up with us. >> "today" show is next. we'll see you in 25 minutes with weather, traffic, and breaking news. until then, enjoy your day. >> make it a great tuesday, everybody. jamie wanted a taste of the real new orleans and we just couldn't say no to that face.
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good morning. united we stand. president obama and former president george w. bush set to appear together today in dallas at a memorial for five officers killed in last week's attack as the gunman's parents speak out the gunman's parents speak out for the first time. >> i don't know what to say. to anybody to make anything better. i didn't see it coming. this morning, how they say their son's personality dramatically changed when he left the military. neck and neck. clinton set to pick up the long-awaited endorsement from bernie sanders today, and trump s


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