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november 19th. i'm david culver. angie is off. we want to start in the weather center because tom is tracking some wild weather this weekend. >> a strong cold front is going to be sweeping into our area by later this afternoon. between now and then some gorgeous weather. the best part of the weekend is from now to the mid afternoon. we'll have milder temperatures moving in. right now a lot of sunshine pouri temperatures by 10:00 will be well into the 50s. by 2:00 upper 60s and then fast moving showers coming into the afternoon and early evening hours that will move off to the east and west of it. we'll have the clouds clearing, turning windy. winds could be gusting over 50 miles an hour tonight. we'll look at that coming up this half hour. fire investigators working to find out what sparked an
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fairfax county. two people were hurt, including one woman who was severely burned. derrick ward is live there with more on this investigation. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. look at the scene here. they're in the 4,900 block of keeler court and fire investigators, including a dog which we understand will probably be an accelerant sniffing dog are taking care police have been canvassing the neighborhood since early this morning. this started at about 1:40 this morning when police were called to the house at 4911 keeler court in wood lawn. the fire department was dispatched at 1:48. they found an adult female with burn injuries that are described as life threatening and another adult was also taken to the hospital with less serious burn
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here. there are some signs of damage to the house down there, but fire investigators are now all over this scene. we don't have identities of either of the victims of this or any indication of the cause of this fire. that is still under investigation. we are live in wood laun, derrick ward, news 4. >> thanks. today former d.c. public schools chancellor michelle rhee is s this is going to happen in new jersey. it's getting a lot of attention in our app right now. rhee is under consideration for the candidate of secretary of education. her three year tenure in dds was controversial after she closed schools and fired principals and pushed for more charter schools. tomorrow trump will meet with mitt romney as a possible secretary of state pick. as the president-elect
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mike flynn will be trump's national security advisor and jeff sessions will be nominated as attorney general and mike pompeo was picked to lead the cia. donald trump trying to put his court troubles to rest. the president-elect has agreed to pay $25 million to settle a fraud case against trump university. by settling he is not admitting to any he would never settle. a spokesperson for his organization says they have quote no doubt that trump university would have prevailed at trail, end quote. have you seen this yet? it's making rounds on social media. no doubt you'll see it soon. you can hear booing and applause as mike pence walked into a
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cast thanked pence for coming to the show and had this to say. >> we are the diverse america that are alarmed that your new administration will not protect us or defend us, sir. we truly hope that this show has inspired you to uphold our american values and work pull out their phones to record and post this on social media. we know that pence left before the cast finished its message, but a spokesperson said he stood in the hallway and listened to the rest of it. demonstrators are going to protest a meeting of the national policy institute which is an alt right think tank
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outside the little italy restaurant in friendship heights. activists say members of the group were meeting. they are protesting hate. >> they think that their ideology of hate is going to get currency in a new trump presidency and we're here to tell them that we will not let that happen. >> the restaurant tells news 4 that it closed its doors for the night to protect guests and workers. d.c. police did respond, but they didn't make any in peru for his final stop on what is his last foreign tour as president. he's set to meet with that nation's president this morning and he's going to hold a town hall with young people. president obama is going to hold his final meeting with the chinese president today. happening today, friends, family and colleagues are going to say good bye to gwen ifill. she died on monday. she was anchor of the pbs news
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church and it's where her funeral is being held. it starts at 11:00 this morning. one month after someone shot and killed alyssa banks, the search for her killer continues. the teen was sitting in a car with her friend when she were shot. her friend survived, she did not. there's a reward of up to $25,000 offered for information leading to an arrest or indictment in this case. happen police, they want to hear from you. multiple people killed in a plane crash out west. there's cell phone video of that crash landing. investigators are uncovering new information and we're going to reveal what the mission was that led to multiple explosions. you can grow weed in the district, but not anywhere you want. you're going to meet that marijuana match maker finding
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imagine a world where the holidays were about people again. where doorbusters referred to loved ones pouring through the front door. and the four-letter word that defined the season was l-o-v-e and not s-a-l-e. what if the only reason to wake up at 3 a.m. was to spot a reindeer in the sky? and coupons were only used to redeem one more kiss? that's the world t.j.maxx, marshalls and homegoods stores live in. where there's no need for sales because we offer amazing prices on popular brands everyday. and where you can always save on thoughtful gifts thanks to weekly arrivals of new products. let's put more value on what really matters. this season bring back the holidays
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tragedy after a plane crash in nevada. the plane was headed to the university of utah last night. all four on board died. you're looking at cell phone after the crash. the plane crashed into a parking lot. the impact caused multiple explosions. foam spill. we can show you the scene. this is santa clara, california. a lot amount of foam spilled out of a manufacturing business. that's all foam filling the streets, covering the cars. at first officials didn't know what it was. they later realized the building's fire suppression system malfunctioned causing that foam to spew everywhere. crews worked to get it cleaned up before a rain storm because
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francisco bay. the foam is not toxic and no one got hurt. to peru where a massive volcano is spewing smoke and ash high in the sky for the 12th day in a row for activity at that peak. you can see video taken from a good distance away. smoke and ash reached more than 11,000 feet in the air. the volcano has been active for 18 years. ready for launch, decades in the making and a mission to this is pretty cool. it's new technology that's being called a game changer in meteorology. right now we could be in for a soggy saturday. we have tom updating his forecast of when you can expect
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good morning. see clouds closing in. to the west those are rain showers and snow showers in ohio and rain showers extending south of there into kentucky coming into west virginia. all of that is heading our way late this afternoon with strong gusts of wind. we'll have that rain coming through and chillier weather moves in on sunday. gusts 50 miles an hour or so on sunday. a look at that in a few minutes. >> thank you, tom.
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law ta allows you to grow marijuana and the landlords who don't want it in their homes. a facebook page called 420 friendly housing in d.c. is connecting marijuana users with supportive property owners. the page has close to 200 members. d.c. law allows people 21 and older to grow as many as six cannabis plants at home but they want people growing cannabis. >> my phone has not stopped ringing and beeping since i started it. >> the people who use the facebook group want to follow the rules. a maryland woman lives to tell how she survived a bear attack. her injuries are worse than first thought. karen osborn has a fractured pelvis and she's going to need
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black bear and her cubs wednesday night in maryland. after punching the bear a few times, she dropped into a fetal position and managed to call for help. her husband says she's tough and he has no doubt she'll make a full recovery. a man jailed in arlington county getting a big payday. he says that every time he asked for a hand written note saying interte request. now the sheriff's office will pay $250,000 for failing to meet guidelines for americans under disabilities act. police arrested the man back in 2014. he remained in jail for six weeks without the ability to communicate. forecasters hoping for a clear launch at cape ka valvele tonight. that can help make your forecast more precise. this kind of satellite hasn't
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'70s. >> you're going from black and white television to hd tv. >> reporter: goes r is the new weather satellite that improves detection and observations by a lot. >> we can get pictures of weather going on over the united states every 30 seconds. today it's like every five minutes. >> my first time in my 28 years we've had this much of an improvement that we're going to start to see things that we've jus w but now we're going to be track and see them. >> reporter: is a quick crash course on weather satellites. we use them to see severe weather. without weather satellites, the accurate forecast we've become reliant on wouldn't be possibly. now, there are two types of weather satellites. one orbits from pole-to-pole getting pictures of the entire
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meaning it's parked over the same spot like the goes r. one of the most anticipated elements of goes r is its ability to detect lightening frequently referred to as glm. scott, a physical scientist, helped develop the lightening technology. >> 22,000 miles up the lightening is detected by the sensor and within 20 seconds that data has made it to the ground. >> reporter: tornado warnings will be issued five to ten minutes earlier. >> the quoted number now is 13 minutes. it hasn't been implemented, but we're hoping we can improve that by five to ten minutes up to a 20 minute lead time. >> reporter: bottom line, once the goes r is humming 22,000 miles above the united states, we will be able to see weather details like never before. we'll have a better picture of
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activity. scientists will have a new way to study weather features and as the more detailed information is fed into computer models our forecasts for you will ultimately improve. >> that was meteorologist amelia reporting. once the satellite is orbiting in space it's going to take a month or two before it transmits weather information. you think this could be a game changer. >> absolutely. it will improve advanced warnings and the extended forecast. we'll get better resolution on molds and help out our forecasting and be more accurate. we're pretty accurate now, but it will be a bigger improvement. so we're all hoping that the launch goes off okay. right now around the region we have a warning, an advisory for you, all these areas you see in the beige color are under a wind advisory from noon today
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the strongest winds will be tonight through tomorrow morning and there could be gusts of up to 50 miles an hour. maybe tree damage and power outages likely. make sure you have your phone charged up. we'll have the latest storm forecast for you as we get these strong gusts coming in. right now it's calm and beautiful. there's the tay everything is pleasant. the best part of the weekend is between now and this afternoon as we are seeing temperatures climbing into the low 40s. the front is triggering some rain and snow showers here. this white area in indiana, michigan, ohio, the leading edge of that, the green and yellows, those are rain showers coming into eastern ohio and west virginia and southwest virginia. all this is advancing off to the
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our way here coming in from the south and west by later this afternoon. the hour-by-hour timing on that, the areas in green are showers. the main event coming into the northern shenandoah valley, around 2:00 this afternoon, maybe a few showers ahead of that, but the main showers coming in with some strong gusts of wind between 3:00 to 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. right in the metro that and heading over to the sea board. they could get several inches of snow there. temperatures, we'll be in the mid to upper 60s and then it will drop back as soon as those rain showers come in. we'll be back down in the 50s and after that strong gusts of wind down in the 30s tomorrow morning and only the 40s on sunday. weather alert day tomorrow with strong winds and scattered power outages and the wind diminishes
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part of the week. thanksgiving day we could get rain showers and drying out after that into the following weekend. >> thanks. you've seen the web sites that let you rent out your house, so why not have that same option for your car? we'll tell you about the new transportation option that's
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redskins game don't expect metro to take you home afterwards. the agency reminding fans that the last train will deport morgan boulevard station at 11:27. you can use the cash parking options or use uber. nbc 4 is working for you in the community. we're teaming up with nurses at georgetown university hospital. before kickoff on sunday you drop off canned goods at gate "h" at fedex field. we'll be outside the verizon center all day on monday. if you're headed out of town for thanksgiving, would you be willing to let a stranger use your car while you're away? you'd get some money for it. a popular west coast private car sharing business has arrived in the nation's capital. news 4 explains how it works. >> reporter: click the app, open
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the car in this case, a tesla model x, does not belong to a rental company. the private owner rents it out when he's not using it, earning 60% of the rental fee, in this case $31 an hour. you can get a ford focus for around $5. >> you look on the app and see the cars and rent the one closest to you or the one you most people want to know who pays if the car is damaged. >> if you're a renter and you don't have car insurance, you're going to be covered through the get around insurance policy and if you're an owner the car and trip is covered as well with full collision coverage. >> reporter: the app shows what cars are available and where. it opens the car through a black box installed the vehicle and provided by get around. it can be turned off by the car
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sure there's no duis or unsalvery driving history and renters have to put their credit card information which cob rates with their facebook and driver's license. >> reporter: get around has hundreds of cars in the d.c. area with things like airbnb it's not surprising that the people we talked to seem open to the idea. >> i think it's a >> reporter: the folks that get around estimate that 80% of their renters are between the ages of 21 and 35, people who have chosen not to own a car. first comes the rain and then we're talking about the cold moving in. we have tom tracking a major change in your weather this weekend and he'll tell us what we can expect for what is a busy travel holiday week. right now much of the midwest digging out from this. first big snowstorm.
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imagine a world where the holidays were about people again. where doorbusters referred to loved ones pouring through the front door. and the four-letter word that defined the season was l-o-v-e and not s-a-l-e. what if the only reason to wake up at 3 a.m. was to spot a reindeer in the sky?
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that's the world t.j.maxx, marshalls and homegoods stores live in. where there's no need for sales because we offer amazing prices on popular brands everyday. and where you can always save on thoughtful gifts thanks to weekly arrivals of new products. let's put more value on what really matters. this season bring back the holidays
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chancellor michelle rhee for a possible education secretary candidate had a controversial three year term here in the district. four people are dead after a medical plane crash in nevada. the plane was taking a heart patient and three crew members to a hospital in utah when it crashed into a nearby parking lot. the cause of that crash still under investigation. news 4 today starts now. we welcome you back this saturday morning november 19th. good morning to you. i'm david culver. angie is off. we want to start outside with the weather deck and tom who is standing by with big changes we can expect this weekend. >> here in the northwest washington we are just basking in the sun here and the breezes are beginning to pick up as well ahead of a cold front that will be sweeping in later this afternoon that will bring some big changes for us and bring in


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