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plus, it's cold right now as you take a live look but spring is just around the corner. and with it the wonderful cherry blossoms. the big announcement involving this year's festival but first let's check in with storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell with more on the forecast. >> yes, indeed, this guy has the picture of the day. indeed, clearing skies becoming mostly sunny, but ferociously windy. the rain is coming to an end this morning. the wins will gust between 40 and 50 miles an hour today. a hard freeze coming tonight and a chance of rain/snow combination thursday night into friday. early this morning, winds gusting between 30 and 40 miles per hour. blast of rain in far southern maryland and eastern shore. here's a look at the next 24 hours. wind increasing, temperatures mid-40s by this morning. by 7:00, back to the upper 30s with windchills below freezing. tomorro
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temperatures below freezing. bundle up, it's a windy and cold day coming. >> it say windy and cold day. southbound 28 at frying pan road. brand new crash on the left side of the roadway being reported. we'll try and get you more information and tell you exactly what's going on there. eastbound 70 before 270, still have that accident in the way. you can see 270 southbound as you're heading out of frederick slowing. prince george's county as promised no major issues, inbound, a little throw after 301 inbound 210, livingston road before the beltway. a tad slow. taking a look at the beltway, no major problems on the beltway, westbound east capitol street a little slow. ten minutes. now to decision 2016 where candidates are back on the campaign trail today after huge wins for donald trump and hillary clinton. >> despite their dominance on
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here's a look at who won what, starting with the republicans. donald trump took two states including virginia. senator ted cruz won two states arguably his home state of texas and a large number of delegates. marco rubio won his home state. the florida voters weigh in a little more than two weeks. political analysts say bernie sanders' strategy worked. he won four of the seven he targets. hillary clinton now has 1,000 delegates nearly half what she snead to qualify. we'll zoom in and take a look at how the gop primary started. trump took 25% of the vote. senator marco rubio took 32%. and senator ted cruz took 17% in virginia. generally speaking counties that are closer to washington, d.
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went to rubio. farther south you go out to the west, appalachia, voters chose trump. you take a look at the democratic results now, hillary clinton won by a wide margin in most counties. clinton took 64% of the vote in virginia. compared to senator bernie sanders' 35%. now, virginia could be a major factor in the general election this november. and voters in the primary said they were thinking about that when they left the polls. angie goff breaking down the numbers from the live desk. good morning, aaron. people are voting for donald trump and marco rubio. and they have different priorities. in virginia, half the people said they wanted a candidate with political experience voted for marco rubio. he also took more than 60% of the people who wanted someone who could win in the general election. donald trump, they took the voters who wantth
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outsider. 60% said that is one of the most important qualities. they also wanted a candidate, someone who would tell it like it is. >> nbc news political director moderator of "meet the press" chuck todd will join us to talk about his predictions just ahead at 6:15. it is 6:04. it may be one of the most exciting times for people who live in our area. the national cherry blossom festival kicks off. today we'll hear when the peak blooms may be. >> let's get to news4's megan mcgrath live around the basin. it means spring is around the corner. >> reporter: i know, but i've got to tell you, it doesn't feel right now with the win and temperatures falling this morning, it's hard to believe that the cherry blossoms are going to come out soon but that is the case.
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there. we've just got the smalest of buds forming on the trees, in a matter of weeks, we're expecting to see cherry blossoms at the tidal basin. it's march 14th through april 22nd. we're going to hear the estimate of when we can expect to see peak bloom. last year peak bloom was april 10th. it was a big deal for the washington area. 1.5 visitors come to seat cherry blossoms. $126 million generated by the festival. and peak bloom is when 70% of the blossoms are out. we're going to get that estimate later on today when the national park service thinks that that peak bloom may happen. of course, a lot of factors in terms of temperatures, what happens, they really can't get a great idea until about ten days prior to peak bloom. so they're going to tweak it as we go along. but our first estimate can happen later on this morning. back to you in the studio. >> t
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6:06. in just a few hours, the maryland man charged with murdering his own 2-year-old daughter will appear in court. daron boswell-johnson will be in preliminary court charged with killing his 2-year-old daughter and his wife. today, two virginia families may begin to get closure in the murders of their daughters. we expect jesse matthew jr. to enter a plea in the deaths of morgan harrington and hanna graham, the college students who were abducted in charlottesville and murdered five years apart. matthew is charged in both cases. the hearing will happen this afternoon in charlottesville. once the deal is announced we'll send an alert to your phone. and now pepco and exelon merger d.c. mayor bowser has pulled her support for the nearly $7 million deal.
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last friday, the d.c. service commission rejected the deal. one of the conditions was eliminating a three-year rate freeze for customers. the lawyer who represents pepco said she will not agree to those terms and she represents more than nine groups that must give their approval for the deal to go through. pepco and epsilon have about ten days left to resolve any differences. we're tracking developments in new york state after a train derailment forces a number of people from their homes. this video just coming in from the scene. what we're learning about the accident. also ahead, they worked around the clock after the blizzard of 2016, we'll show you why several plow drivers are still waiting to be
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>> announcer: and now your storm team 4 forecast. >> i'm tom kierein on the storm team 4 weather deck where the wind is gusting. right now, it's calm, but once in a while, it blasts through here. in fact, i just lost my precious storm team 4 hat. hang on to your hat. here with the win gusts, gusting 40 miles an hour. hag geerstown had a gust of 45 miles. . and to the bus stop, temperatures in the 40s. heading back home, we'll have bright sunshine but the winds will be gusting but colder. windchills in the 20s. so layer up. a look at our snow chances for thursday night into friday. chuck will have that in ten minutes. melissa has a new crash. >> brand-new crash at bw parkway. just approaching
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outbound new york avenue. eastbound 70 at 270, crash there as well. as far as travel time, beltway looking good 95 to 270. 66 inbound, 95 northbound also looking good. remember to listen to our friends at wtop 105 fm when you hop in the car. a legal battle over the purple line may stop the lawsuit from going ahead. a federal lawsuit has been filed by friends of the capitol trail. purple line supporters believe the line and the trail can peacefully co-exist. the chevy chase lake shopping center will be torn down to make room for the purple line. the death of a loved one is hard enough on families, imagine the funeral home losing that loved one's body. the local family dealing with that nightmare. also we're looking at
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i am a unifier, i would love to see the republican party and everybody get together and unify. and when we unify, it's nobody, nobody that's going to beat us. >> donald trump looks to the future after his super tuesday sweep. hillary clinton campaigns today in massachusetts with a powerful super tuesday performance under her belt. >> the two front-runners attacked each other in their victory speeches last night. nbc news political director and moderator of "meet the press" chuck todd joins us live from new york. chuck, thanks for joining us. what are you watching for here from the republicans? >> well, now, it's the question can the party somehow rally around somebody to stop trump. because right now, the 54s are propelling donald trump. he is racking up impressive victories. and more importantly, he is driving up turnout in these primaries to record levels.
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candidates pulling off what trump were doing, the republican party would be celebrating in the streets. they would have a candidate that was powering up voters in this event. but they absolutely believe that trump is going to be a general election disaster. i'll tell you, time is running out, there's essentially two weeks, yun, for the republican party to shore up this nomination. by the way, he is the only candidate in this field on the republican side that can win enough delegates to secure the nomination before the convention. ted cruz and marco rubio, their only hope is to deny delegates to trump and fight the convention. >> we'll see how that plays out. what about who came out to vote. you tweeted last night that we're seeing record voter turnout in almost every state including virginia. >> we are. i mean, it was amazing. 30% upticks in turnout. all-time records in all of these southern primaries. pretty much i think it's every single primary
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a record turnout, except for vermont last night. other than that, it's been across the board. look, it's a new type of republican voter. this isn't a traditional republican primary voter. this has been folks that hasn't participated in primaries. this is trump bringing them to the polls. these are folks they're not as conservative as, say, the traditional republican voter is. and that's why donald trump hasn't been punished for some of his positions that run count tore a traditionally arepublican past because he's eelectorate into a trump party. >> moderator of "meet the press" chuck todd, thank you. we'll see you on "today" show. and it's getting more intense as he gets more delegates. >> donald trump made millions while hard working americans got scammed. >> that is a new ad funded by a
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airing today called trump a liar and said he takes advantage of people, specifically former students of trump university. the school said it would teach students about real estate but later folded. it's the target of a fraud lawsuit right now. >> and looking ahead the next big primary day is saturday march 15th, people in florida, missouri, illinois and ohio will vote. before that there are contests this weekend in kansas, kentucky, louisiana, maine and nebraska. a reminder to you, you can open our nbc washington app to see how each virginia county voted. you can also use our compare candidates tool to see where each candidate stands on the issue, search compare candidates. a messy situation we're tracking in new york after a train derails. take a look at the video we got. we have crews working here in the snow to try to contain an ethanol leak now. this is in the town of ripley where people are sheltering in ple.
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and 18 cars derailed. thankfully, nobody was hurt. we will get more information on what caused the accident. eun, back to you. more than a month after the big snowstorm, many of the plow contractors who helped dig the district out are still waiting to get paid. d.c. officials say it's more of a backlog that adds up to as much as $45 million in unpaid invoices. mayor muriel bowser not saying why it took so long to pay them but she did say it shouldn't be much longer. >> any invoices that we have are being processed in the normal course. we're about, i think, 30 days today. so i don't anticipate any holdup. >> district like many jurisdictions rely heavily on private snowplows to clear the roads when it snows. a strong show of support for prince george's county in the battle for the future head quarters of the fbi. maryland representative steny
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this. he said the state has been focused on making green belt the new site. he also said he felt green belt would be a better option. he said prince george's makes sense because of proximity. and a bill that would send parents to jail hosting underage drinking parties is moving forward. >> parents could face up to one year for the offense, two years for the second offense. >> this bill was made after two neens montgomery county killed last union in the a drinking and drive accident. they had been at a party where a parent allowed alcohol to be served. the boys' fathers testified last week in annapolis, that they're scheduled to hold a version on the bill later this month. reading is so very important and fun, too. that's why today we're celebrating a great day, march 2nd is read across america day to celebrate dr.
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birthday. i had a chance to read for hope for henry which is a wonderful nonprofit at georgetown university hospital. i read my favorite "horton hears a who." today, don't forget to post your pictures of your favorite dr. seuss book. >> you can tweet your favorites @nbc washington. we've been feetitweeting about . i'm going out to the d.c. >> do you have your hat in the hat ready? >> it's in the car. let's check the forecast with storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. hey, chuck. >> don't wear it outside, aaron, those big dr. seuss hats will carry you across the parking lot. winds could gust up to 50 miles per hour during the conversation of the day. watch out, everybody, a lot of wind energy to deal with. right
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with drops moving out of the southern maryland and out of the picture. winds gusting between 30 and 40 miles per hour. at most reporting stations. strongest gusts last hour at g hagersto hagerstown, 45 miles an hour. down to the 50s in fredericksburg and southern maryland. already in the 50s. and below freezing at the sea creek lake. not much in the change. we'll stay in the 40s for the remainder of the morning until lunchtime, then temperatures will trail off. by 5:00 this afternoon, the high already in the rear view mirror, by 5:00, temperatures upper 30s and low 40s with windchills down at or below freezing before the sun even sets today. what about tomorrow because that's the next thing we're watching for. here's tomorrow night at 7:00, cloudy skies. rain and some snow,
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shenandoah valley. by 11:00, everyone has a chance for light snowin and around the metro area. by early friday morning, rain sneaking into southern maryland. there could be hit and miss rain showers. cold rain at that. most of the rain friday will be down south and east of the metro area. so we'll be keeping a very close eye on that the next couple of days. snow likely to begin late tomorrow evening. some rain early into the day. slushy friday. temperatures near 40 degrees. we're not expecting a lot of trouble. then saturday, a little chance for rain/snow mix and most of the weekend, melissa mollet, will be dry, albeit chilly warmer weather next week. a report of a tree branch on gw parkway, right now slowing things a bit. until they get that out of the way, a warning for you if you're head out some time soon. cooking about other issues, outbound new york avenue and
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a lane there. we've had these high wind warnings neng this morning. that went just into effect. southbound bw parkway at 175, had those slowdowns and a crash blocking the ramp to eastbound 175 completely. 270 at montrose, we don't have any issues. a live look at 66. ♪ pray on just a little while longer pray on ♪ a memorial for a wife and dedicated mothers who spent her time helping wounded service members. police kay crystal hamilton's husband ronald hamilton killed her after she made a domestic violence call for help. police say round hamilton shot and killed ashley guddon and wounded two other office. family members say crystal loved being a
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11-year-old son. her sister she's focusing on her. >> she's the splitting image of her. everything that they did together he constantly talks about. i think that's going to be the toughest thing is trying to get him past all of this. >> the family says it's now planning the funeral for crystal hamilton. the co-founder of aol has died of cancer. family members say that jim kinsey died at his home in mclean. he was 75 years old. he was famous for that "you've got mail" greeting. kinsey arrested aol with steve case and is largely associated with growing aol during the early days of the internet. getting a cabernet with your latte, which starbucks stores co
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also ahead, no pleasure cruise. the so-called curse cruise ship into the harbor. and tomorrow team meteorologist chuck bell has more on the winter blast and how the
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right now, there's no sign of the cherry blossom at the tidal basin, but we are already thinking about this year's cherry blossom festival. we're going to tell you about the big announcement in the hours ahead in about 15 minutes. plus, before you can think spring, our storm team is dealing with really cold and windy conditions. storm team meteorologist chuck bell is here with 4 things you know before you head out the door. you have to wait a little bit for the spring thing? >> we have to wait a little bit for sure. but temperatures flirting with the first 70s since december. but for today, the first thing you need to know, another blast of winter wind. winds blasting at 40 to 50 miles an hour during date. another surge of cold air, we'll be seeing falling temperatures during the day today and below freezing by tomorrow morni
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night into friday. but a taste of april next week. the wind is blowing the cables around and the cameras are shaking this morning. winds 30 to 40 miles per hour. here's a way the day is looking. mid-40s by noon. and 37 by 7:00 p.m. melissa mollet, it will be a cold one. breaking news top of the beltway. brand-new crash, outer loop at georgia avenue. happened a couple minutes ago. this camera, they flipped this around for me this morning so you can kind of see what's going on as far as the backups. of course, there are normal slow spots on the back of the beltway. it's hard to tell how much is normal volume and how much is at transcripted to this problem. outer loop at georgia avenue. new york avenue, we have southbound 295, broken down van hanging around there. southbound bw parkway, 175 blocking that ramp.
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6:32, back to decision 2016 now. here are the big take a whats from super tuesday. hillary clinton and donald trump swept the contest in their respective parties. senator ted cruz did take his home state along with the gop delegates. as predicted, voter turnout extremely high. nearly every single super tuesday state broke the voter turnout record. candidates are looking ahead to the next big primaries. florida, ohio voters, they cast their ballots in a little over two weeks. chuck todd said we could be headed to a contested gop convention. it hasn't happened a long time but essentially it happens when none of the candidate has the majority of the delegates before this summer's republican convention. chuck said that donald trump needs to have a very strong week to earn a majority. now, voters in northern virginia were especially split over the candidates. let's take a look at th
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williams county, senator marco rubio won there taking 33.5% of the vote. donald trump followed closely behind with 33.1%. in loudoun county, also a very thin win for marco rubio. the results are indicative of a trend we're noticing that count this close to the district choose rubio over trump. virginia voters are talking about the issues most important to them. we'll break down what your neighbors care most about ahead at 6:45. "the washington post" reporting that a third lawsuit is in the works in the child pornography investigation involving an elementary school volunteer in prince george's county. news4 air irk ka gonzalez is live with more of what we're learning. >> reporter: hi, aaron, good morning to you. another lawsuit filed in the child pornography case involving a former teacher aide here. according to "the washington post" attorneys for victims in s
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complaint which alleges prince george's county school officials failed to act after being alerted to reports of abuse. the post says the latest suit named a teacher here allegedly ignored a child's report of abuse by deonte care away. a federal jury has in fact indicted carrway. and it involves sexual acts against children. ages 9 to 12. all of this allegedly taking place on school grounds and at other locations in maryland. authorities have identified 17 victims. we should also report that carrway has waived his rights and admitted his role in producing child pornography. we're live in prince george's county this morning. i'm erika gonzalez. back to you. it's now 6:35, to a terrible story add
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families already coping with a loss. virginia gray died last month after falling unconscious in her d.c. home. her family tells us they made all of the funeral arrangements but when they arrived for the viewing last weekend, someone else was in their grand mother's casket. >> lunacy is what it is. it's unspeakable. >> we just want to have a proper funeral and burial if it's not too late. >> the family says they don't know what happened to their grandmother's body. they checked with the hospital where gray died and they tell us they're looking into the problem. 6:35 right now, parents in upper northwest d.c. are not happy that a music and arts program may lose its funding. news4 mark segraves has the latest. >> reporter: coming up on news4, a program is now on the chopping block. i'm mark segres
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from parents who say d.c. public schools is now putting a new spin on paid plans. cabernet or cappuccino? you may have that choice. starbucks has applied for permits at more than a dozen locations across loudoun and fairfax county. two locations have been granted licenses one the purple hill and inside the dulles airport. a tweet sent out more than 20 starbucks had attended the agency's alcohol responsibility training. >> so you can take that to mean that this is serious business. we knew this was going to happen. starbucks said they were trying it at places. >> you can take it to go? probably not. >> probably shouldn't. >> the cappuccino, yes. 6:35 right now. no signs of the cherry blossoms yet, but they will be here before you
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year's peak blooms. and if you encounter the craters in prince george's's county, a smoother commute. and breaking news on the beltway which spot you might
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breaking news top of the beltway, this crash has actually just cleared out of the way. it's not going to be causing too much of a problem any longer. outer loop approaching georgia a little slow but things clearing up. inbound suitland parkway, a naylor road. as far as travel times on 270, top of the beltway, a little slow, 95 to 270 taking 24 minutes right now because of a crash there at georgia but it will be out of the way. eastbound 66 is fine. 95 north looking good as well. remember to listen to our friends at wtop 105 fm for your latest travel problems. tom, wind is one of your issues, huh? >> yes, temperatures have plummeted
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checking the storm team weather on the nbc washington app. it's only 44 degrees but it feels like 37 degrees. here are the windchills. feels like the 20s north and west of us. winter has come back with a vengeance this wednesday morning. gusts of 40 miles an hour, still windy in the afternoon. head be back home it will be dropping back down to near 40 degrees. eun. >> tom, thank you. for the second time "anthem of the seas" is back before scheduled. the royal caribbean ship has returned to new jersey because of concerns of severe weather and norovirus. nine to ten people per day are getting sick on board. this is the same ship that sailed into the storm. and we're breaking down what's ahead for the race for the white house plus the issues
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right now, we're trying to help you think -- today is cold a
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looking live at the tidal basin where there's no sign of the cherry blossom yet. a big announcement about the year's peak bloom after the forecast. and it's going to feel a whole lot more like winter today thanks to a power blast of gusty winds. power outages are a possibility. secure any loose objects or risk having them fly down the road. >> that is not what you want, especially on this wednesday. outbound approaching georgia avenue. we'll explain coming up. what a super tuesday! >> thank you, texas! >> i will campaign as long as it takes and wherever it takes to ensure that i am the next president of the united states. >> i'm going to go
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on the assumption she's allowed to run which is a big assumption. >> america never stopped being great. we have to make america whole. >> and we are going to take our fight for economic justice, for social justice, for environmental santsanty, for a d of peace. >> usa! usa! usa! >> you hear the chants and cheers as hillary clinton and donald trump look ahead to the general election. >> despite big wins for the front-runners all the candidates vowing to stay in the race. the a look at who won what. donald trump took seven states including virginia. senator ted cruz took arguably his home state of tex
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minnesota. he's looking ahead to his primary in his state. florida voters there weighing in a little over two weeks. political analysts say the gop establishment says it's running out of time to stop donald trump. "meet the press" moderator chuck todd joined us this morning. here's what he had to say. >> the forces of the republican party that are desperate to stop donald trump now have 13 days to do so. march 15th is the expiration mark. if they didn't deny trump victories in ohio and a couple other states he is going to be the nominee in the republican party. >> and trump is clearly looking ahead. during his victory speech in florida last night, he talked about uniting the party and taking on the democratic frances hillary clinton. >> not many people saying senator bernie sanders' strategy worked. he won four of the seven he targeted
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hillary clinton won seven states including virginia. she now has about 1,000 delegates half of what she needs to qualify for the democratic nomination. zooming in on virginia, let's take a closer look at how the commonwealth voted here starting with the democratic primary. hillary clinton won by a large margin. clinton took 64% of the vote compared to sanders' 35%. trump took 35%, marco rubio took 32% and ted cruz took 17%. farther south in the state, voters chose donald trump. we are breaking down the whys behind the numbers. in the exit polls, those in virginia talked about what was most important to them. news4's angie goff has is now from the live desk. >> the nbc news exit poll reflects why that race was so tight on the gop side. marco rubio being very
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wanted someone with experience. nearly 60% said they voted for someone who could win in november. he also had a strong showing from young republicans. trump with people mad at the government. 60% wanted an outsider in their corner. and 4 in 10 without a college degree. this san important group considering they made up more than a third of the day's voters. and the majority of voters wanted someone to tell it like it is supporting trump. no surprise there. >> and look for coverage of super tuesday in what's ahead in the race to the white house in a few minutes coming up on "today." a man prosecutors say killed his daughter because of child support payments will be in court. court doubts say that daron boswell-johnson admitted to waiting for neshante davis and their 2-year-old daughter outside of their home. the two argued and
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boswell-johnson shot davis and chloe. he's charged with both of their murders. today, we're expecting jesse matthew jr. to enter a plea in the death of two college students murdered five years apart. matthew is charged in both cases. once the deal is announced we will send a news alert to your phone using the nbc washington app. now, it may be one of the most exciting times of the year for people who live in this area. the national cherry blossom festival kicking off later on this month. let's go to news4's megan mcgrath on a chilly tidal basin. >> reporter: the festival gets under way march 20th. looking at the trees right now, it's hard to believe that in a matter of weeks we're going to see cherry blossoms here at the tidal basin. we have the tightest of buds forming on the end of this
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branch. but that's exactly ma lly what' to happen, we're going to see buds turning into blossoms. when will the peak be, we'll learn the estimate on the peak time later on in the press conference at 10:00 this morning. last year it happened on april 10th. 1.5 million visitors dame to the d.c. area to seat cherry blossom. it's a big moneymaker. $126 million in revenue. that's what the festival brings in. a lot of people keen to know when will that peak period roll around. they're going to give us their estimates later this morning. the weather changes and things change they're going to continue to tweak that estimate until about ten days before the actual bloom. >> megan, thank you. >> she looks cold out there, doesn't she? >> when i came in this morning it was still in mid to upper 50s outside and raining. boy, that's a complete turnarnd
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yesterday, what a fantastic day, i took this picture yesterday afternoon. dog and i were out running around the basin yesterday. >> she has a name. >> isabel puppy. is this how we run at the mall, 400 miles an hour at all times. these blossoms still tightly packed out here. as a seasoned blossom watcher, i can tell you, they look four or five weeks away. the number one predictor for blooming time is how cold of a february did we have? we did not have that cold of a february, two degrees below average. and last two years, blooms has been mid-april. this year, i think it's april 1st. put that down in writing. this morning, the wind howling it will lead to another chance of wintry weather tomorrow night into friday morning. thursday night into friday. that's the next big change in the forecast in the weather. rain moving in late tomorrow.
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morning. snow begins late thursday evening. it will be mostly wet snow. some rain early friday. slushy friday with just mostly rain drops. here's future weather. by 4:00 tomorrow, clouds moving back into the picture. here comes the snow chance. by 8:30 tomorrow, rain and snow mixing together. that continues up to 11:00 or midnight. a little break in the action, early friday morning, just warm enough, it's probably going to be mostly in the form of rain. amounts of snow, generally 1 to 2 inches of snow. mainly on grass surfaces. falling temperatures and a howling wind today. layer up, it's going to be cold. most of the way, we'll be near 70s next week. >> i see that, staring at the 68 there on tuesday. i like it. >> outerloop approaching georgia avenue, that crash is gone as i told you. now the right side of the roadway, a lot of folks looking to the
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right. that's slowing things a bit as well. big look at the beltway. you can see the slowdowns at the top of the beltway. everything else looks typical for average wednesday morning. outbound new york avenue ramp southbound 295. slowing things down there. prince george's county looking very normal inbound suitland parkway at naylor road, that crash hanging around. 270 at falls road looking fairly light. we're going to continue to clap for that. >> me, too. you may have encountered more work zones in prince george's county, but you may appreciate this work. on tuesday the county launched what is called the pothole blitz to take care of those trouble spots. if you have information about potholes and where to report them, check them out on our nbc news app. you may be
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pepco/exelon merger, what we do know that mayor bowser has pulled her support for that deal. lasted any, they laid out certain conditions for the deal. one condition was eliminating a three-year rate freeze for customers. the lawyer who represents pepco rate pairs said she won't agree to that. she represents one of nine groups that must give its approval for the deal to go through. pepco and epsilon have about ten days left to resolve any differences. good morning, i'm landon dowdy at c nbc headquarters. watching the millennials and directv working with any device that hosts the app. it's for people who want to watch on their smartphone and it will let you be on. and
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than the current directv bundles but you won't have access to streaming feature. for the cnbc business report, i'm landon dowdy. our women in washington series continues today. is this laura she says making sure her children, especially her daughter, that they can achieve anything. her parenting style highlighting strong women in our region to make things great. send us your suggestion to @nbc washington. right now on the scene of a train derail in new york. the train cars are leaking ethanol. then we'll find out when it's peak bloom time for the national cherry blossom festival that will kick off later this month. today, we expect jesse matthew jr. to enter a plea in
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and both candidates dominated super tuesday. you can see the results county by county on the nbc washington app. hold on to your hats it's going to be ferociously windy and plummeting temperatures. rain/snow mix possible thursday night. and top of the beltway crash is gone. now activity on the right side. >> thank you. that is news for today. >> "today" show is next. we'll be back in 25 minutes with any new
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