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they're human. by moving your head or smiling or blinking, because that's what we do when we take selfies. >> right. you know, sometimes, my selfies don't look like me. i don't take good selfies. your face looks warps. stay with us, "news4 today" continues right now, it's 5:00 a.m. now at 5:00 -- hundreds of thousands of people are scrambling to find a different way to get to work. >> and we are standing by to see what kind of impact this will have on the morning commute. as metrorail fully shuts down due to safety concerns. it is 5:00 a.m., good morning, everybody, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. in response to the historic metro shutdown, federal workers have the option of taking unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework. the d.c. government and d.c. public schools will open on time. the school system says absences and tardiness will be excused.
accommodate students. >> first to storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell. chuck. >> good morning, aaron and eun. a lot of fog to cope with here across northern maryland, haguersburg, westminster, into the panhandle, i-81, winchester and toms brook. visibility down a quarter mile less in pockets here well north and west of the city. in and around town, not too big of a problem. there's the tower camera. you can see hints of fog illuminated by the city lights here. temperatures in the 40s. you'll need a light jacket. shedable layers. most likely for a shower at 3:00 or 4:00. highs today in the 70s, for most. enjoy that. we'll talk how long the rain chances will come around, coming up with tom in the forecast. >>e
the entire metrorail system is shut down today. met metrobus scheduled to be running on time. every line is closed. farce marc, brunswick and camden, they have added some extra trains on brunswick and camden to alleviate that congestion. vre, manassas, fredericksburg running on normal. 395 south after seminary, left lane blocked. we'll take a look at the beltway in a couple minutes. a lot of emotion about the big story and the impact on edge. and some of told just want the system fixed others angry. >> i realize it's risk. i realize there was an accident a year ago but it's not like a big airport crashed into a mountain. >> the man spoke wi
stone after the announcement was made. show marie also talked to commuters after the system closed last night. one said he's not looking forward to the commute today. >> people have no notice, they haven't planned their route well, i think it will be more day chaotic than need to be if people had been given a few days to do some planning. and thousands of you are going to have to find a new way to get to work this morning with metrorail completely shut down. here are other options, marc and vre will run normal schedules today. marc plans to add extra trains. metrobus will also run extra service to help children get to school in the district. ride sharing services including uber and lyft are offering discounts for first-time users and incoming people to use their carpool services. uber says surge pricing is likely but will be capped. capitol bik
free 24-hour membership. you can see ways to get around on the nbc washington app. be sure to keep an eye on the ticker at the bottom of the screen to help you get around today. now, you will need to follow usual restrictions on hov lanes despite the shut down. the county announced that it would remove the restrictions today. the maryland transportation authority did. that decision was reversed, though, last night. so you'll need to follow the hov restrictions. major developments in decision 2016 this morning. one candidate has already dropped out since yesterday's primaries. more on that in a moment. but first, the results from voters in florida, ohio, missouri, illinois and north carolina. overnight, hillary clinton and donald trump won their respective primaries in missouri and illinois. florida and ohio were the big prizes, though, a fourth winner take all primary for republican presidential hopefuls. in florida, an important win for trump, he took all 99 of
delegates. hillary clinton also won florida. and she took the primary for the democrats. in ohio, a big win for governor john kasich, his home state. he took the delegates from donald trump, forcing a possible fight on the convention floor. again on the other side for hillary clinton a win. trump and clinton won their primaries in north carolina as well. now, we mentioned a candidate has suspended his campaign this morning. florida senator marco rubio is calling it quits after a loss in his home state and fourth place finishes in each of yesterday's other contacts. senator rubio addressed his supporters. >> while it is not god's plan that i be president in 2016 or maybe ever, and while today my campaign is suspended, the fact that i've even come this far is evidence of how special america truly is. >> senator rubio did take on a final dig at trump saying the conservative movement should not be built on fear
country's frustrations. nbc's tracie potts will be with us a little later on with a detailed look at the delegate count. and what you should be watching for in the race for the white house. some breaking news this morning, after a one-hour trial, the uva student who was draefard in north korea is now facing 15 years in prison. otto warmbier was arrested earlier this year for reportedly trying to steal a propaganda banner from a hotel room. he's 20 years old. taking a look at how things are going with more drivers. >> a pretty nice commute to and from work weatherwise, why you
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again today, we have this breaking news, metrorail shut down today. the entire metrorail system. no lines open today. we do, though, have metrobus running on schedule, on time today. a big look at the beltway. we are nice and green. don't have any traffic trouble, right now. let's keep our fingers crossed here this morning, because, of course, it could get a little dicey as we progress through the morning commute. and a lot of folks probably having to take a ride, or get a ride into work or school this morning. 270, northbound, southbound, don't have any problems there. 66 east of compton road, again, looking quite good. a bit of construction 395 south after seminary road right lane blocked. >> here in northwest washington, it's chilly. you check the temperatures there on the nbc washington app where you are, likely i's in the 40s. no fog here, but we do have dense fog in many of the rural
areas, watch out, use your low beams and slow down. watch out for deer, too. i saw deer comes in darting in over the fog. over the for identification g, skies. temperatures in the 40s. when you're heading back home, you may be needing to use wipers, some of the hoods may be wet from passing showers. maybe thunder in the low 70s when that arrive, late afternoon, showers coming on through. back to you. >> thanks, tom. how are you getting to work today with the metro shut down? tweet out metroshut down, let us know. and alternate ways to get to
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mchenry town station. that would normally be open at this time. right now, we're five hours into the 29-hour closure. we have the story covered from every angle for you this morning. >> right now, let's take a look back at the emergencies that caused metro to take this drastic measure. news4 team green picks up the coverage, mollett. >> reporter: this is a shock to the system. it's about 5:15, no trains running, the only thing that will be moving next to the train station is the bus stop and people going in and out of that. these emergency inspections are 600 jumper cables to see if they're well insulated and reliable. i want you to take a look. there are workers here who are part of this one precedented safety shutdown. that's pretty much the only life here at this metro station. all of this after emotion from monday's electrical fire at
damaged, to impact the blue, silver and orange lines platforms. that forced a shut down during the night to be able to repair and get the system going again. but this trouble goes back a year ago to a deadly smoke incident near l'enfant station, involving the same kind of power cables. now, if inspectors find problems, parts of the system could be shut down for longer. the goal, though, for now is to return the system to normal service tomorrow morning at 5:00 a.m. again, the only folks that we have seen going in and out of mcpherson square are the metro workers on scene for this one precedented shutdown. that is the latest live from northwest. back to you. >> mollett, thank you. some folks are trying to take a look at some of the lighter sides of this issue with metro. street cars in d.c. running. d.c. street cars center out a tweet
tomorrow if anyone needs a ride. take a look at this from d.c. police having fun with news of metro. the shutdown, a throwback to "married with children" al bund did. montel williams suggested a hollywood blockbuster called "straight out of service." and then this pic of john candy letting people know they have to find another way to work. i can't remember that movie that image is from. sorry, faux, molks, metro is cl" the issue will no doubt come up today during a regional transportation hearing in the district. it calls for officials to be briefed. the transportation board is putting on this meeting and it will also include statistics on how many people drive versus use
the meeting will be at noon at north capitol street northeast. and lawmakers will call on the armies to allow women to be laid to rest at arlington national cemetery. it was because the women did not have access duty status. pilots and trained combat pilots in the 1940s, that part of legislation is now in the house and senate. 5:18, news for your health. a reminder, be careful of how many pills you take, especially prescription painkillers. centers for disease control 12 new recommendations to target abuse of opioids. they include keeping doctors aware. a new way to teach your
first learning how to eat by themselves. a good spoon helps them establish good habits for their life. take a look. it shows children how to hold it properly. nutritionists say it also helps them to learn themselves. >> it's really critical in terms of establishing the habit and patterns and food preferences that carry through adulthood. >> the nutritionists say when children learn to feed themselves earlier, they're typically less picky eaters and they don't overeat as much later in life. >> eventually, they learn. >> eventually. >> before then, they smear it on their faces and throw it all over the floor. >> i shouldn't do that? >> no, you shouldn't do that. 5:19, your time now, another change to when you should plan to see the cherry blossoms. the national parks service says this week's cooler than
temperatures will mean peak blooms will start wednesday, march 23rd. that's one week from today. before this, they predicted peak blooms would be this friday because of warmer weather earlier this month. we know that melissa mollet is going to be a very busy woman this morning. >> i'm going to be busy, guys. a lot of people quite frustrated. again, the entire metrorail system shut down. you cannot get around that. marc and brunswick and camden lines have both added a couple of extra trains to help alleviate congestion. vre, they're on normal externals. 395 south after seminary, that has cleared out. no worries about that. top of the beltway, everything is nice and green, all of those routes in and out of town very good. we'll
are impacted because of this issue. if you have somewhere to go, early perhaps, or later, that might work out as well. chuck. outside, it's a bit of a foggy start here, first thing this morning. that's not going to change much until after 7:00 or 8:00, after we get the sun up that will make the fog disappear pretty quickly. the weather and ways you're getting used to all the mildness around here. don't get who accustomed to these days in the 60s and 70s. it's not going to last. today will easily make it into the low 70s. for problem today. tomorrow doesn't look bad either. by the weekend, just when you wanted to get out and look at the cherry blossoms, hold on, because by the weekend, high temperatures are only going to be in the 40s to near 50. outside this morning, current visibility, in martinsburg, the worst of the fog is northern maryland and i-81 through the shenandoah valley but there are areas of reduced visibility in and out of the metro
big story way out to north and west has overnight thunderstorms in northern pennsylvania and southern new york here. that's rare enough. the trailing edge of moisture here in parts of kentucky and cincinnati, that's coming our way. it isn't much. you can see here, it's fallen apart a little bit. as to daytime heating, they'll be here 10 or 11 hours. that puts it in the metro and i-95 corridor most likely at 3:00 or 4:00 this afternoon. we're all dry in the metro area earlier this morning. here comes that rain chance, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00, not everyone is going to get wet. and overnight, a slight chance for showers, up near the pennsylvania border. your seven-day forecast, or the next four days, anyway, 73 today with 30% shower chance. for tomorrow, st. patrick's day, party sunny, breezy tomorrow, winds out of the west,
downright windy on friday. highs on saturday only near 50. sunday does not look like a pretty day. i'll give you the whole seven-day at 5:51. we turn to the death of a prince george's county police officer. there will be a bond hearing today for the men charged in the death of officer jacai colson. he was killed on sunday after being accidentally shot by a fellow police officer during the shoot-out by suspect michael ford. police have charged ford with second degree murder. that murder charge is for officer colson's death as well as shootings at other officers' cars and ambulances. the brothers also face attempted murder charges for recording the incident and driving the alleged shooter to the scene. a police officer is in the hospital after being critically injured after a shoot-out with a wanted fugitive and his son. this was the scene in ft. worth, texas yesterday afternoon. officers shot and killed one of the suspec
the son now faces attempted capital murtder charges. the city of brussels is on high alert after four brussels police officers were shot in a raid. police say at least two people started shooting at officers after they were searching an apartment yesterday. the search was in relation to the november 13th bombings and shootings in paris. some of those involved in the attack lived in brussels. police shot and killed one of the suspects. two of them managed to get away. the officer, expected to be okay. today, the fairfax county police department will hold a human trafficking awareness meeting. the human trafficking, of course, is on the rise across north virginia. police say teens are now being targeted. that event kicks off at 7:00 p.m. we're staying on top of the metro shutdown for you this morning, as well as searching for
why officials decided to let you take the rails home last night despite this morning's safety concerns. and eight firefighters hurt in a fire. and why investigators are having a hard time pinpointing the cause. a current look at temperatures this morning. a lot of you waking up with temps in the 40s. but get ready for a
give you a live look at mcpherson square this morning. normally, we're about 30 minutes into the commute on the metrorail service this morning but that is not the case this morning. good morning, i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. chuck bell is in the storm 4 weather center with everything for your forecast. >> hello, everybody. 4 things you got to know about the weather before you leave the house. you've got locally thick fog around this morning. shenandoah valley, be on the lookout for it that. lower your beams this morning. such a great day. into the 70s we will go today. there is a chance for a stray shower or two. timing most likely 3:00 and 5:00 today but not necessarily all that big of a chance. don't get used to the 70s, everybody.
downright chilly and cold by the weekend. plan on soaking up the warmth today. upper 60s to low 70s. again a low shower chance. tom has got the forecast in ten. here's melissa. >> good morning, again, metrorail shut down today. metrorail entire system shut down. but inbound canal road at reservoir, we do have a crash here that is slowing things down inbound here. you can see some things slowing other lanes as well. perhaps a crash response there. inner loop and outer loop, everything looking just fine on the beltway. don't have any major concerns to pass along. take a look at prince george's county. you can see we're rolling along just fine. we don't have any big issues as we take a look at 66 and 95. no problems again. we're going to keep an eye on this metro station. we're going to have chopper up over metro stations this morning to take a look at things
above. i'll be back in a couple minutes to talk about travel time as well. the time, 5:30, the entire metrorail system shut down that could create a complete mess for a out of you not prepared. >> many of you are scrambling trying to get to work. news4's erika gonzalez is at the vienna station with what commuters can do. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, aaron, it's unprecedented. here at the metro station, buses are starting to be here. and everybody taking other forms of transportation this morning. besides a snowstorm, a blizzard, metro has never been shut down. metro gm paul wiedefeld wanting to ensure safety. monday there was the electrical
too similar to that deadly smoke incident that we had last year. because of that, metro employees will spend 29 hours inspecting equipment. but as i mentioned before, commuters relegated to other forms of transportation, buses, carpools, taxis, uber saying it will cap surge pricing. federal employees have the option for work from home or take unscheduled leave. so that helps alleviate some of the pressure. people still have to get to work. still have to get to school. congress is in session. there's a basketball game this evening. i mean, this could turn out to some serious traffic snarls. and as shomari was reporting last night, will this spill over and affect others? we have to wait and find out. we have reporters across the region. news4's angie goff is in montgomery county.
morning to you. well, as commuters brace for a day without metro, this is a morning a lot of people are trying to get to work. we are here at the metro station, grovener at metro station. and they're waiting for the metrobuses. i-270 is predicted to be pretty bad. just when you think something on that road couldn't get any worse something like this happens. it was announced earlier that the i 270 hov lanes would eventually be open to all traffic. then this morning, we got an alert that montgomery county decided to reverse that decision. we don't know why. we're working to find that out. a lot of people are going to consider that. and hopefully, the situation will be relaxed considering
situation. we checked in virginia, i-95 and 395, express lanes, those are going to run normally. what does that mean for drivers taking them? that means there's a huge possibility for more traffic and crowded lanes. the tolls can be extremely high but transirvin tweeting out they plan to donate the extra from tolls. >> angie goff, thank you. with metro completely shut down, many of you are wondering why and why not wait until the weekend to fix the issue. metro manager paul wiedefeld said this is a matter of public safety. >> if it happened once, it's what happened, right. but it's happened twice in a year, so i can't worry about that. >> 60-year-old
in the 2015 incident. metrorail has never shut down except for weather-related causes since the beginning of operations in 1976. this weekend is also the big cherry blossom festival and peak, so, of course, that will cause problems to shut 2 down on the weekend. it's going to be a long morning for your commuters. and we have you covered on everything you need to know. we'll send traffic alerts through your nbc washington app. we'll also have other options for you to use the metro. montgomery county police say last week's shooting death of an honors graduate was a homicide. went-year-old shelden williams graduated from kaczur chavez charter school in southwest d.c. he worked at a local restaurant and was taking classes at udc. three days after he was gunned down on a trail, williams received an acceptance letter from the d.c. fire department. his mentor is still proud of him this morning. >> this was a success story. for him, it was a tragic
>> montgomery county police still don't know why someone would kill williams. today, the prince williams school board will have its first meeting since a board member received a racist message in his mailbox. officials wonder whether changing the name of the school prompted that message. the school is being named after ha hamilton. >> he found the message in his mailbox last week. >> you get some people whose voices are raised in an unfortunate way. hopefully, at the end of the day, the focus is going to be returned to what is the inspiring name for students returning to it that school in the future. >> the meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at edward l. kelly leadership center in
it will be may before the next baltimore police officer goes on trial for the death of freddie gray. you might remember gray died a year ago next month from spine and neck injuries. investigators say he got in the back of a police van. all of them are scheduled to face a judge in the months ahead. starting with officer edward niro on may 10th. investigators are still trying to figure out what caused this massive fire in montgomery county. the fire broke out monday in a townhome there. eight firefighters were trapped inside. they were able to escape. they were checked out at a hospital and released. a little girl with cancer fighting a life-threatening disease is teaching her classmates and teachers about life. she has an aggressive cancer. she's gone most of the school year but tells students about it
made it to school to give a lesson of living life to the fullest. sadie helped the classes do bucket lists for what they want. and the teachers talked about the special relationship she has with the class? >> the thoughtfulness and care that they have shown, it's been an amazing experience not only for sadie, but the other 29 students in my class. >> she said she wants her classmates to set goals, dream big and not take life for granted. >> anyone can be inspired by that. incredibly brave girl. we are staying on top. metro shutdown for you this morning, as well as searching for some answers. we're going to tell you why officials decided to allow to you take the rail system home last night despite safety concerns. and yoareu
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up in a few minutes. travel time, no major issues, 270 south germantown to the purchase, you're on time. top of the beltway looking good. 95 northbound okay as well. remember to listen to wtop 105 fm to see how this travel situation may be impacting your commute. this morning leave a little earlier or perhaps a little later if you possibly can. mr. tom kierein outside on the weather deck talking about school forecasts. >> yeah, here in germantown, there say damp chill in the air. you need a warm coat this morning. here, it's only 43 degrees checking the nbc washington app. at the bus stop this morning and waiting for your bus at the school stop as well, it's going to be chilly in the 40s. and watch out for some dense fog as well in many of the rural areas. over the fog, we've got a clear sky this morning, as soon as that fog lifts about 8:00, lots of sunshine. partly sunny inhe
maybe a shower, perhaps a passing thunder shower, when you're getting back home. that's the way it looks, back to you. >> tom, thank you. it is 5:42. it do have ended very differently. a good samaritan being credited with stopping a child abduction. now, we're learning about a similar incident not far from here. new details in an effort to keep drunk drivers off the road.
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that. metrorail system shut down. metrobus is open. marc brunswick and camden on normal service there. extra traffic on the roads, i-81 and 270, up near frederick county, locally visibility is down. we'll talk about the sunshine and how long we get to keep the warm weather coming right up. for the first time in 40 years, metrorail is not open for safety inspection. general manager paul wiedefeld said he made the call based on safety. >> and molette green is here with more on how this is similar to last year's deadly incident on the tracks. good morning. >> reporter: aaron, just a couple minutes ago, a bunch of people got on a bus next to the train station. o
and out of the mcpherson square station for the one precedented shutdown. now to inspect 600 jumper cables inside the tunnels to see if their insulated and reliable. all of this set in motion, as you said, by this week's monday incident. metro leaders look back to a deadly smoke incident near the l'enfant plaza station of a year ago. leaving rail passengers today to find other ways to get to work. >> our safety, so, you know -- you might be convenienced as a commuter, but at the same time, for our safety, so we got to think about that. >> reporter: and that gentleman telling me, normally, he takes mcpherson square to roslyn, been waiting on an uber and, of course, that, he
morning. if inspectors find problems, and it's quite possible that parts of the system could be shut down for longer. the goal here is to be able to get the metrorail system back up and running. rolling again, in time for thursday morning at 5:00 a.m. that is live here from mcpherson square, back to you. >> thank you. it's 5:48. we've been monitoring some of the conversations on how folks are getting around. your bike may be an option. #ramadabikepool. biker, going to gather at the best bun at 7:00 to take off in one group. if you're heading to the navy yard, you can join another group meeting at pentagon city at 8:00 to take off on a bike ride. petwood to the capitol, the cyclists offering a helping hand to new bike riders. and
tweet, offering to stop for tacos on the way to work. we'll see if we can get her to swing by here. another group from h street, you can head to the nbc washington app to find other ways to get to work. a bomb in a bus carrying pakistani workers today. 15 people were killed in the blast. and nearly 44 others were hurt in peshawar. an ied bomb was planted under a bus the city. it's believes that the pakistani taliban might have played a role. a nurse has fighting to keep a lawsuit of ebola against governor christie alive. casey
working in sierra leone in 2014. federal reserve chairman janet yellen speaking this afternoon, she will discuss the fed's decision not to raise interest rates earlier this year. the federal reserve did raise interest rates by a quarter of a point last december. good morning. so, right now, chopper 4 over bethesda metro station. you can see the very -- not something you typically see normally around this time, we see people kind of milling around there. even though that station goes underground. entire metrorail system shut down today. nothing it running metro, but metrobus is operational. madison and northwest, a report of an accident
bit slow, inbound canal at reservoir. we have one more situation with a water main break, glenn carlin drive at blair road, a water main break. that intersection is shut down. guys. >> thank you, melissa. you've been waiting for the right moment, now is the time to come join us. >> we can do so much better. >> it is clear that while we are on the right side, this year, we will not be on the winning side. >> we're going to win for the country, we're going to win, win, win, and we're not stopping. >> i will not take the low road to the highest office in the land. >> now, is the time for republicans to unite for independents to unite. for libertarians to unite. >> candidates looking ahead to november after another night of
clinton and donald trump. their challengers aren't backing down. nbc's tracie potts joining us live to talk about more of what to watch out next. tracie, starting with the gop, senator marco rubio out, he lost in his own home state. now a race against trump and senator ted cruz. what do you think? >> and senator kasich, don't count him out yet. take a look at the celebration that kasich had last night after picking up the 66 delegates in ohio. taking ohio away from donald trump was a big deal. it slows him down. it makes him much more likely that the republicans will have to fight that out on the convention floor in cleveland this summer, as opposed to trump going in with enough delegates to clinch the nomination. make no mistake, he's still ahead in the delegate count and even further ahead. but it just looks like the trajectory at this point may not be enough for him to secure the nomination. now, the democrats, hillary clinton who is the winner in all
she'll be apparently in illinois and missouri. so tight in those states it's possible those results could be contested. she is claiming a victory and now has 1600 delegates about two-thirds of what she needs. bernie sanders still hanging in there. >> tracie potts, thank you. chuck bell, we're looking for things to warm up pretty nicely today, right? >> you betchbetcha. we're mostly in the 40s. shedable layers as most everybody will be 70 or higher later this afternoon. should turn into a pleasant day. really an issue for today, a little bit of thick fog in northern maryland and shenandoah valley. low beams a good idea. there is a slight chance for a shower, maybe a rumble or two. rain chances only at 30%.
chances coming our way. this fog advisory through 8:00, northern maryland and martinsburg and winchester. rain chances today, 30% or less, even lower chance for tomorrow, friday/saturday looks dry. next really good chance for everyone to get wet comes up on sunday. the second half of the weekend is not only looking wet but cold as well. big storm system across parts of wisconsin eventually generating thunderstorms out here in northern pennsylvania now. this is our little chance of rain coming through cincinnati now. as it gets here in ten hours that puts it in between 3:00 and 5:00 this afternoon could bring out a passing shower or two. a pocket umbrella is all you'll need. high of 73 today. enjoy that. mid to upper 60s again tomorrow. breezy tomorrow and downright windy on friday as much colder air comes in for the weekend. sunday's highs only in the 40s with rain
could even be wet snowflakes mixed in north and west of town. soak in the warmth. >> thank you, chuck. museums are usually safe places for children, but we have learned of two separate incident where is strangers tried to grab a child at a popular tourist destination. investigators released these surveillance videos. take a look. police say last month, a man had inappropriate contact with a 9-year-old girl. then on march 3rd, a similar incident at the air and space museum in washington. witnesses saw a man take a child's hand as a school group left the museum. a chapp chaperone intervened an man took off. >> if you had a pickup or dropoff in the vicinity of air and space museum, please
know. >> police have not confirmed whether the incidents were connected. and drivers in maryland may soon have to have their blood alcohol levels checked before getting behind the wheel. noah's law was passed for noah leotta. the bill requires anyone convicted of dwi to have an ignition switch put into their car. a walk just built to help make the park more accessible for parents and children in wheelchairs is now flooded. the field is soaked as well. montgomery park, no one can play on that park right now. and neighbors are concerned that the standing water will attract mosquitos. >> it's very difficult to have the
mosquitos around. >> a repair crew will be working on the problem within 48 hours and we'll monitor the situation for you. good morning, i'm kate rogers with cnbc headquarters. instagram is shaking up your feed. the photo sharing app will now show items, and facebook of course who owns instagram has long done that in a formula. this is your cnbc morning business report. i'm kate rogers. right now, we're watching the impact of this massive metrorail shutdown. you're looking live at the vienna metro station. that's a busy stop. no people boarding trains right now. we have team coverage around the washington area to make sure you can get to work. and the alterna
backups. we're also offering suggestions on how to get to work. action coverage in just a moment. >> first, let's get to the forecast with meteorologist chuck bell. >> good morning, aaron and eun. a very thick start in the shenandoah valley. from frederick to i-81, even in parts of loudoun county, leesburg, visibility down to a quarter of a mile. not all that cold by march standards. mitt forwards in the suburbs to 50 downtown. here's a look at the next 24 hours. between 3:00 and 7:00, a risk of a passing shower. rain chances at 30%. so nothing long lasting. and again, 70s for today. enjoy it, no more 70s after this, for quite a while. >> chuck, thank you. our team coverage of our metro shut down now. this is the first time that metro has ever suspended
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