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impreza. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >> a fire rye crash in ormond beach. >> a fire causes a roof to come down, what we learned about the family who narrowly escaped. >> a deputy involved shooting outside the wwe training center goes on trial. what the defense is asking the judge to do. thank you for waking up with us. i'm bridgett ellison. >> i'm david hall. we have troy and amy. good morning. >> good morning. >> watching construction pick up. it is a holiday so maybe things will be lighter. >> a lot of folks lucky enough
if they do, we'll be dealing with changes. not a lot of rain this afternoon. that's the good news if you are making plans. overnight, that will change. we'll see a line of showers and storms. we'll show you the line that we can expect, it is all ahead of a front. look at the front bringing snow to the d.c. area. rain all the way back into dallas, texas. there's the front. before we see a front move closer, we'll see warm air into the afternoon. a little bit of a different setup than what we saw over the weekend as we got to wear sweaters and jackets. today we get up near 80 in many spots because of the winds out of the south and southeast around an area of high pressure that has shifted. the high led to sunny skies over the weekend. it is out of the way. we are seeing winds bringing in warmer air later. 48 in ocala. 55 in orlando. right now, daytona beach at 56. look at the warmup, we are at 72 at noon.
chance for a few late day showers. we'll talk about the overnight storms. first, let's check on the roads with amy in the traffic center. >> it will be nice. we'll knock on wood with that one. it is construction from the overnight that we are still seeing. over here, you can see the presence by the toll plaza along the beachline. some of the construction is setup. volume not impacted as you make your way past. your drive times look good. eastbound osceola parkway to colonial, only 17 minutes. not too shaby at all. >> to breaking news overnight, one person is dead, another hurt after an rv crashed. it happened on u.s. 1 right near i-95 in ormond beach.
police have told you yet how this happened? >> that's what detectives are working to find out this morning, bridgett. they are out here trying to figure out what caused the driver to veer off the road, slamming into a tree, toppling it over and bursting into flames. we are watching crews trying to to disassemble that broken and burned tree. a lot of smells out here, like i mentioned in the last half-hour from -- we have saws and the ash from that burning tree. the rv itself is unrecognizable. it was burned all the way to the ground. police have the whole area taped off from the exxon gas station to a dairy queen next door. an officer on the scene tells us there are pieces of the rv thrown all over the place. that's why they are keeping us at a distance. police are calling this a deadly accident but haven't told us how many people died in the crash. we know one person was taken to
called in around 1:00 this morning. police tell us they should have a public information officer out here in the next couple of hours or so as they continue to do their investigation. we'll find out a little bit more about what is happening hopefully closer to when the daylight comes out. out. >> thank you, kirsten. a deland house goes up in flames, trapping the family in the backyard. this happened around 1:30 this morning. the family which included two children, one as youing as 4 years old, was able to get to safety through a window. but the flames were so intense, the roof of the house collapsed just seconds later. right now, the red cross is helping the family with a place to stay and the state fire marshal is investigating the cause. >> in a matter of hours the man
go on trial. he is accused of trespassing and threatening deputies who asked him to leave the property. he ended up shot and he is facing charges. mark lehman joins us live. the defense is trying to keep the case from going forward. what is going on? >> this motion was filed two weeks ago requesting a competency hearing. his attorneys say he was not in the right mind when he was confront and then shot a deputy. >> the case surrounds this incident, the entirety of which was captured on cell phone and surveillance video. deputies say the man on the other side of the glass is montavo, someone with a historic of stalking at the wwe facility. when deputies arrived, you can see montavo charge at them. one deputy retreats and
hours later while still at the hospital, montavo gave his side of the story. he was asked why he kept showing up at the training complex. >> what was your purpose? >> to try to make him laugh and say, hey, i don't -- i just want to be a wrestler. >> now, montavo then told investigators he thought it was part of a reality tv show. his family says montavo suffers from mental illness such as bipolar disorder. we'll find out how this motion will play into things in a few hours. i'll keep you updated throughout the day on news 6 and on clickorlando.com. >> a wild scene there with that footage. thank you. the man police say sh shoot and killed one bethune-cookman
will not get out of jail any time soon. he was denied bond at his first appearance he got into a fight at an offcampus party. a football player was killed. his mother was in court court. >> he had a 5-month-old. he cherished her. now she has to live without him. i want justice for my son. he didn't deserve that. >> the other two shooting victims are expected to be ok. >> in seminole county, the suspect accused of shooting a man in the parking lot of a busy sanford gas station is set to face a judge today we were there as investigators roped off the 7-eleven yesterday. investigators say brandon pickens shot the victim but
other details about what led to the shooting. >> charged could come as early as today in the case of an elderly man who was found stabbed to death over the weekend. he was pound in his home saturday night. investigators calling his daughter 35-year-old tes si gresham and her boyfriend persons of interest both are currently in the orange county jail under a baker act hold for their own safety. detectives say they believe these two may have been involved in gresham's death. deputies are searching for the victim's car which has been missing since this past weekend. it is a 2006 beige ford taurus similar to this in the picture with a florida tag which reads skm3u. if you see it call crimeline at 1-800-423-tips. >> later today, hundreds of people will gather together in brevard county to remember a rockledge teacher who police say was killed by her husband. >> sandra cook was found dead earlier this month. investigators say her estranged
killed her and turned the gun on himself. he was a math teacher and a previous candidate for teacher of the year. today's public memorial will be held on merle road in rockledge. >> after days of detours and delays a busy road in maitland is supposed to reopen in a few minutes. we have been following this since friday when crews shut down southbound lanes of 17/92 between park avenue and monroe avenue. the road has been closed so crews could complete construction under that bridge. the detour caused huge backups. right now, the road is expected to reopen at 6:00 and traffic anchor amy is keeping a close watch to make sure that happens. we'll keep you updated. >> a lot of changes there. time to check in with troy bridges. >> a few changes with clouds rolling in. temperatures starting off cool. a nice warm up through the day. a lot of folks are off for presidents day if you are lucky enough to have the day off. not a bad afternoon.
definition in downtown orlando. seeing a few more cars. a few more folks heading to work. we are at 54. enough for a light jacket this morning as we talk about temperatures, especially north and west. in the 40's, 48 in ocala. 51 at palm coast. look at brevard county, much milder at 65 degrees at cocoa beach. through the day, a chance for a few showers, a 30% coverage of rain along the coast and even inland as we head into the afternoon. watch the clock, we take you through 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, it won't be widespread. what we'll pinpoint, a line of storms. we'll talk more about the risk of severe weather. first, let's check object roads and head over to amy in the napleton traffic center. good morning, amy. >> troy, good morning. >> bridgett just mentioned, hope it is not out there too much longer, we have this closure from the weekend still in effect by the maitland winter park line.
that is slated to pick up around 6:00. i'm watching that closely. hope to bring you good news in a few minutes. the rest of the news from the roads is pretty good. you can see over on i-4 by colonial drive, not a ton of work. westbound cars moving away from you. eastbound coming towards. decent flow of volume there. that's your check on traffic. bridgett and david, back to you. >> florida's python challenge ends in the everglades. >> how many snakes were rounded up during this year's hunt. >> jeb bush getting help on the campaign trail today. who he will be joining -- who will be joining him as he stumps for votes in south carolina. >> it is music's biggest night at the grammy awards tonight. up next, we'll show you what you
>> i'm matt austin here with the power 95.3 morning team. we have been getting you ready for the grammys all week long. it is finally the big night. everybody is talking about the tribute to david bowie. everyone is talking about this, lady ga ga taking the stage. >> after seeing her do the national anthem about a week
tonight. >> expect a seven minute performance. gaga is doing three to four songs. she is a huge bowie fan. she referenced him after his death as a true true artist. >> i can only imagine this is probably going to be the biggest highlight of the night. >> going to be huge tonight at 8:00. our coverage on news 6 of the grammys begins. big ups to the power 93 crew. if you haven't listened to them in the morning, you should give them a try. we needed the help with them. this is not my area at all. we'll see you tonight at 8:00 for the grammys on news 6. >> should be excited. presidential candidate jeb bush getting help on the campaign trail with his brother and former president george w. bush. starting today the former commander in chief hitting the road to try to gain support for his brother jeb. it comes days before the crucial primary.
presidential debate in which george w. bush was a key topic. >> i am sick and tired of him going after my family. donald trurp was building a reality tv show, my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. >> the world trade center came down. down. >> meanwhile bill clinton is expected to be in florida to rally support for his wife, hillary. originally the candidate was set to attend but instead she will be at nevada and her husband will appear in palm beach on her behalf. it is a key event considering absentee ballots for the upcoming up coming primary go out later this week. >> the hunt in the everdmradz is over. we are waiting to find out how many snakes were collected
hunt. this year, more than 1,000 people signed up to hunt the snakes which are considered a threat to the everglades. hunters who catch the most pythons and the longest ones will be awarded prizes, up to $1,500. the winners won't be announced until later this month on february 27. i'm going to cover my eyes if we show that video. >> i would love to see it in person but from a truck. it wouldn't be out there in the grass. the safety of the truck. >> a new york dad is getting attention for a note he wrote to his daughter's teachers after they were late to class. the reason for their tardiness -- bruce spring seen. >> it was a light hearted thing that was supposed to make people laugh. >> he took his 7 and 11-year-olds daughters see the
when the girls were tired, he let them sleep in and he explained to the teachers the reason they were late which has been posted on the internet. he explained where the girls were and said, quote, have you ever wondered how many kids would be late if god were to suddenly appear. it is something like that. no word if their tardies will be excused. >> now they are on the news everywhere. >> wouldn't we all love to do that? >> incredibly fun but then you pay the price the next day. we know about that. >> we remember super bowl, staying up too late. i'm not going to stay up too late tonight but i'm tempted, the grammys. i have already set the dvr. >> we'll get the spoilers in the morning. >> we want you to download the pinpoint alert. i have sent out alerts on the app. you didn't get to see the cool prop i was going to show you. we are dealing with a risk for severe weather.
the app handy. you can use it on your phone. instantly it will update you if there is a severe thunderstorm warning if there is a tornado warning you'll get the up update between 2:00 in the morning tomorrow and k in the morning when a lot of folks will be asleep, there will be the risk of severe weather. it won't be widespread but there will be a line of storms. the main threat will be heavy rain as well as stronger wind gusts, we'll watch that closely. we'll pinpoint the timing with the computer model data. we are seeing some discrepancy. look at the temperatures, cool to start. 48 in ocala. 50 in the villages. 51 in leesburg. we are at 55 in orlando. right now, 65 in cocoa beach. a range in temperatures. it is milder in brevard county. no need for a jacket there. the rest of central florida cool muff for a light jacket. you won't need it long.
pinpoint forecast right now. >> look at those temperatures, warming quickly through the day out of the 50's to 72 degrees by noon. we are all the way up to 78 degrees by 4:00 today with a 30% chance for a few afternoon showers. clouds in place. low level moisture in place. and then rain chances gradually increase ahead of a front. look at this tonight, 8:00 until 10:00, a 60% coverage. it looks like stronger storms will be later than that. the clouds and rain forecast, white indicating cloud cover. a lot of that across the board. not a lot of sunshine. the green here by 9:00 tonight, showing storms here and there. notice this line as early as 4:00 in the morning and continuing quickly to move off to eastern zones. there's 7:00 in the morning when a lot of people hitting the roads. this time can being change. we'll keep watching this every
the front moves in in the afternoon on your tuesday and clears us out. by tuesday, rain chances will be over with. 77 in ocala. 78 in orlando. many areas the upper 70's and up to 79 tomorrow. then a cooldown but not a major one. there's wednesday a high of 75. 72 on thursday. let's check on the roads. amy? >> thank you, troy. good monday morning at home. i want to let you know about a car crash that happened a couple of minutes ago. we have the northbound lanes blocked at alafaya trail. follow a detour to make your way northbound to get past that. minimal delays getting past. take a live look at i-4 this morning, moving past kennedy boulevard. eastbound lanes moving away from you. no big slowdowns so far. construction is picking up very nicely.
david and bridgett, back to you. >> new technology to erase unwanted tattoos. >> up next, a check of the big stories today, including breaking news from overnight as an rv slams into a tree and goes up in flames leaving one person dead. find out what we are learning about what caused the crash. we'll be (donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense.
>> just joining us and heading out, following several breaking news storiesors first in volusia county, one person is dead and another hurt after an rv crashed into a ditch. this is happening along u.s. 1 in ormond beach. detectives trying to figure out why the rv came off the roadway. >> breaking over in brevard county, a search going on right here for a missing boater happening in a large area from jetty park all the way down to melbourne. we are told the man never returned after a trip on the water last night. coast guard crews say they found
inside it. there is a push to end a growing problem on florida roadways. >> what highway troopers will be doing to cut down on the number of hit and run crashes. >> a wild chase is caught on camera. still ahead, we have video out of brevard county as deputies trying to find a car thief. >> and a battle is brew ing brewing after
>> an rv crashes and depose goes up in flames. a live report from the scene is seconds away. >> breaking news in brevard county. a search is going on for a missing poeter. the discovery made this morning that has the coast guard worried about his safety. breaking overnight in deland now, a family loses their home after a fire. find out tin credible steps they had to take to escape these flames. good morning, central florida. it is 6:00 a.m. i'm david hall. >> i'm bridgett ellison. thank you for waking up with us on this president's day. one snag in the commute, we'll get to that in a second. >> we'll pinpoint strong storms overnight, we'll detail the