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stirred. >> oh, wow. >> i tried. i tried. let's get you going right to weather now, keep the comedy to the professionals. temperatures this morning in the 60s and 70s with more showers and thunderstorms. so bad it was good right? 83, 84 by noon. could see showers and storms starting to pop in and the scattering of showers and storms starting to pop in. we are going to yellow alert today. yesterday we had big showers and storms and locally heavy downpours. had severe thunderstorm warnings. this morning south of town as we were seeing the showers and storms moving across the bay now, lingering rains across eastern charles, st. mary's calvert county, but the thunderstorms are now on the lower eastern shore coming off the bay. heavy downpours tracking over toward salisbury, maybe to chris as well. 68 in fredericksburg,
manassas, 67 in hagerstown. that helps this afternoon. another very warm, muggy day. high temperature 88 in town, some spots after the storms fire early enough, let's check in with monika samtani. >> reporter: 600 center street south of route 606 in herndon crews are dealing with a very serious accident. we want to avoid that area of herndon, if you can. you see all these triangles behind me, it is all overnight construction. all those areas should be cleared up. you see a bit of yellow here. there was an accident on the outer loop sitting on the shoulder but still attracting a little bit of attention. let's go live outside right now into college park and you are looking fine here, this is the outer loop past route 1 heading into the interchange. let's go back over to our maps
and we'll head over to the other side of town. one more last live look outside, and here we are if you are planning to head northbound i 95. back with more traffic coming up at 5:10. back to you guys. we begin with breaking news of a fatal hit and run in herndon, virginia. investigators found a woman dead in a parking lot along center street. they have been released her identity just yet. the car authorities believe was involved in the crash was nearby and witnesses told investigators they saw someone running from the scene. this morning a 12-year-old boy continues to fight for his life after his father snaps, kills his wife, their two-year-old daughter and then himself. >> authorities are trying to figure out why this happened. delia joins us with more. >> reporter: good morning andrea and mike. very troubling story out of calvert county this morning. police are gathering evidence, trying to figure out what went
wrong. but we, this morning, have uncovered court documents that could offer some explanation at the very least. according to the records that we have uncovered, 31-year-old cynthia heyward filed for divorce in 2007, but close to go to counseling -- chose to go to counseling instead. now she and her two-year-old daughter are dead, and her 12-year-old is recovering from a slashed neck. the husband frank used guns on them and then set a fire. >> there was nothing else we could have done. we were very fortunate to save frank heyward iii. >> we will learn more as the
days continue and the investigation continues in calvert county. a great aunt, i should tell you, who was living in the home managed to escape unharmed. she is the one who called police and had them respond to the home. coming up at 5:30, hear from a man who recently exchanged e-mails with the suspect about his problems at home. she took an arrow to the head but a woman is expected to survive. someone was practicing archery with a cross bow when one of the arrows ricochet and hit this woman in the head. a bill that would ban abortions in the district after 20 weeks of pregnancy has failed to pass the house. 17 democrats crossed party lines to support it, however it required a two-thirds vote for passage. the measure is based on the disputed claim that fetuses can
feel pain beginning at the age of 20 weeks. nine states have similar legislation. opponents say this bill is an attempt to roll back a woman's constitutional right to an abortion. time for the latest your money report. >> and jessica doyle has a look at the day ahead on wall street. the fed is in charge? >> reporter: that's right. stocks were slightly lower in the latest session as investors await an announcement from the federal reserve this afternoon it is considering options to jump start the economy but new economic reports indicate things may be just a little bit too strong to warn any new stimulus at this time. the do slid 65 points in -- the dow slid 65 points in trading yesterday. stands just this morning 8 points above 13,000. nasdaq fell by six points and
it was unchanged in july. the s & p 500 dropped six points on the day. amazon.com is taking a page from apple and adding a lot to it. amazon's new cloud music player mimics itunes but is offering ten times more storage space for the same price. for $25 a year amazon will store 250,000 songs, if you have that, compared to just 25,000 songs for apple. i don't know if we can listen to all that music but it is there for you, if you want it. and if money is no object, there is a $100 million penthouse in new york city that might be just the police for you. very, very humble abode. 8000 square feet, it is an octagon shaped apartment, has three floors, six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, because you need that, a wrap around terrace and there is the panoramic views of the city. the $100 million asking price is
rapidly the -- reportedly the highest for any new york city apartment currently up for sale. i'll tell you know, it is looking a little 80s to me. >> what are the condition condo -- condo fees? what do you have for us in the next half hour? >> reporter: we are going to the other end of the spectrum. looking at college students and apps that can save them money and get them a little more rest. >> oh parents can go on to that one. jess, we'll look forward to that. maryland native michael phelps has set the olympic record for the most medals won. >> he helped the u.s. win gold in the four by 200-meter freestyle relay. he now has 1 medals. -- 19 medals. 15 of them are gold. everybody was looking at
missy franklin and there was allison just taking off. howard is up next with the forecast, we are under a code yellow alert today. >> and monika is keeping an eye on the traffic. and still ahead, who would beat a man in a wheelchair just to steal his tv? well, apparently these guys and why police believe the victim's family may be part of this attack.
showers and storms going on the southern part of the eastern shore. light rainshowers persisting. let's talk about the day planner. like yesterday we are going to see a few more showers and storms develop. 83, 84 at lunch time with a drive home temperature of 86. monika? >> reporter: on the beltway itself things are running smoothly on the north side of town. i'm just getting word of an accident involving two vehicles closing northbound 995 just north of the beltway in college park. i'll keep you posted on that situation in my next report. andrea? caught on tape. a wheelchair-bound man is beaten and robbed inside his own home surveillance video from the victim's upper darby apartment
shows the 34-year-old, who has muscular dystrophy, answering the door. then another suspect holds him down as they strip his place of a television, xbox, and the man's pain pills. before the robbers leave they hide his cell phone behind a chair leaving him to crawl for half an hour in order to summon help. >> these guys truly were sadistic in their demeanor in robbing this guy. there was no way he could have defended himself. >> jail is too good for them. police believe the victim was actually set up by his cousin after being told the men were stopping by to pick up medication for him. one suspect is already under arrest the other is still at large. >> what is wrong with people? that makes me so mad. >> under the jail may be better for him. freshmen are you worried
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good morning. welcome back to 9news now. it is coming up on 5:15 this wednesday morning. yesterday the showers came down and i saw all of these people running and they didn't have umbrellas. you gave us a heads up yesterday. >> we were talking about threat for showers and storms and keep the umbrella handy just in case one of them came to you. yellow alert is out because we do have the threat for scattered showers and storms. >> we missed it by that much. >> yeah about three or four dependings of a degree shy. it was much more humid this july and last july. let's start with it this morning. another muggy day around here. well south of dc, we'll get our chances before the day is out. here's your day planner. we start with temperatures in the 60s and 70s
across-the-board. in washington by lunch time about 83, 84. could each see a couple of showers and storms popping by then. 86 by 3:00. 88 between hours and by 6:00, 85. like yesterday any showers and storms. i picked up a quick four-tenths of an inch in 20 minutes up in montgomery county. we have got some showers close to town. approaching salisbury this morning, weakening a little bit. still have moderate rains in the bay and especially on the eastern shore. we are looking at the showers here. southern prince george's, eastern charles, down toward prince frederick, solomon, st. mary's city, ridge. east-northeast came brimming, you are going to get a little bit of rain here.
it may last an hour or so. here's the real heavy stuff. >> temperatures 70 in salisbury, 73 in town. out to our west and southwest temperatures running in the low to mid-60s this morning. outside on our michael and son weather camera, good visibility, cloudy skies. 73. it is a tad less humid. the humidity is still up there at 78%. we have the ridge of high pressure still over the central and southern plains. places like oklahoma city today could be around 112 degrees. elk city was 108. really not much has changed in the overall pattern from yesterday. we are going to fire up more of that stuff as we go throughout the afternoon today. let's see the futurecast quickly before we get to the forecast. thunderstorms pulling away this morning by lunch time looking
at partly cloudy skies. we are going to pop showers and storms across the region for the afternoon and early evening hours. that stuff will diminish. drier air works our way toward us. temperatures will respond by getting hotter. a warm day today 88. the scattered storm alert, keeps the umbrella handy in case you get caught. tonight we are down on the 70s in town. mid-60s in the suburbs. 93 tomorrow with the isolated storm. same story tomorrow 95. back in the 90s, 94 both days. saturday mainly dry with storms a few of them around sunday afternoon. here comes the front sunday. drying out. 88. monika samtani we have issues to discuss. >> we really do. there are some issues. the first one i want to tell you about is college park or just
leaving college park. two separate accidents north of the beltway near the exit. let's go to our camera. i'll show you these are all the people stuck in the delay. up here the service roadway is getting by but it looks like traffic is slowly beginning to move. northbound i-95, north of the beltway near route 212. i'll keep you posted on that situation. let's go back over to our maps. we have been telling you about an accident in herndon. in fact a fatal accident on overnight, crews are on the scene blocking the roadway south of the route 606. this looks great at duke street. back to you guys. we want to take another look at our question of the day. again to remind you, it says
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5:22. we are starting off with showers and storms south ask east of us. this is a little bit further on long on the models out toward the lower eastern shore and parts of southern married. should be much quieter by 9:00, temperatures in the mid to upper 70s. lunch time should also be all right, starting to pop a few showers here. as we get into the middle of the afternoon the mountains will initiate storms that start to move east. highs in the mid to upper 80s, so keep the rain gear handy, just in case. good morning, everybody. the mlb trade deadline came and went yesterday and the nationals remained quiet. for the team with the best record in baseball, i guess there really wasn't that much that needed changing. the phillies, on the other hand, traded two of their three outfielder. shane victorino and hunter pence. the nats may face a different
team last night. it was a bad night for stephen strasburg. he gave up a season high six runs. two innings later it got worse. jimmy rollins, bryce harper can't get to it as it bounces off the wall. rollins with an inside the park homerun. despite trade rumors the phillies did keep cliff lee. the phillies shutout the nats 6-0. as for your redskins training camp update for the first time this year, mother nature interrupted redskins camp yesterday. before the thunder rolled in though, quarterback rg iii was able to get in plenty of work with his receivers. he showed off his strength and speed but continued to struggle when rolling out to the left and failing to get the ball out quick enough. afterwards mike shanahan addressed the issue.
>> there are growing pains that are natural with the position. but he is doing a heck of a job. he has come in and like i said we have got the off season, a lot of time to meet. he has picked things up quickly and i'm sure he is looking forward to playing games. >> we will be live once again from redskins park today and the nats go for round two against the phillies. have a great day. thank you so much. on the northbound side i have 95 here in maryland, near route 212, accident clean up continues causing this delay trying to get by the multi-vehicle accident. northbound 95 near route 212. you are watching 9news now.
samtani. >> hard to believe it is august 1. >> from the temperature it is not hard to believe. good morning mr. howard bernstein. >> reporter: muggy once again and more storms expected today. a lot of thunder and lightning. heavy downpours and we'll be repeating some of that this afternoon this morning we have repeated some of that south and east of town. good visit bill here in dc in spite of the clouds. 83 by noon with 86 at 5:00 p.m. with scattered showers and storms this afternoon. a yellow alert day. good news, the air quality is code green, that is good. showers and storms yesterday 5:30 all over the place. as we went through the overnight some of those regrouped in southern maryland and this morning, watching the activity, as it has pushed across over to the lower eastern shore.
lightening down to salisbury. rains back into the bay, parts of southern maryland as well. easton you are about to get it. this may jump to just about the bay bridge here. 60s in northern virginia. low 70s in southern maryland and dc. highs in the mid to upper 80s. let's go to monika here, 5:30. an update? >> reporter: we have problems on i-95. i'm going to start with that right now. as you are planning to head over northbound i-95 in maryland, watch out for this multi- vehicle accident. let's take a live loom from our camera on the northbound side of i-95. you can see the service roadway is getting through and very slowly the main lanes have been getting through as well.
avoid the area use route 1 as your alternate route. let's go back over to our maps. this time to 270. no issues over to frederick. i'm going to step out, also show a live pic we just set up in herndon where we have been talking about an overnight deadly hit and run accident. this is on 600 center street in learn don south of route 606. plights are there, up to avoid this area near locust street. use spring. south of route 606 a deadly hit and run accident. we'll keep you posted on that situation as well, throughout the morning. back to you guys. this morning a 12-year-old boy continues to fight for his life after his father snaps and
kills his wife and their two-year-old daughter and then himself. >> police are trying to figure out why this whole thing happened. dealia has more. it is just so sad. >> reporter: it has shaken the whole community. there was trouble in the home, the sheriff says this is a horrible scene, however, he feels lucky that they were able to rescue and save the 12-year-old boy who is still fighting for his wife this morning. but police say his mom, 31-year-old sing new heyward and his two-year-old sister natalie were killed. the 12-year-old frank heyward is alive but suffering from burns and a slashed neck. cynthia alleged nearly a decade of physical and mental abuse
but later decided not to divorce. the couple's home was up for sale, facing foreclosure. >> he said we are keeping it quiet. my wife and i are going through a little trouble. >> sad situation. terrible. absolutely horrible. >> to do that and take a two-year-old's life is completely ridiculous. makes no sense. >> good news in the situation. the 12-year-old boy is recovering from those severe wounds. his great aunt, his mother's great aunt who was also living in the home managed to escape completely unharmed. she is the one who frantically called police. the sheriff's department told us they recovered several handguns inside the house, they believe some of them could have been used in this attack. back to you. a tougher drunk driving law goes into effect today for dc
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today is one of the weather alert days. we have the threat for showers and storms little bit later today. that is why i have the umbrella with me now, i think some of us will definitely need it later on. here's the day planner. expecting not too bad conditions over the next few hours. we'll start to pop a couple of showers and storm. temperatures by 1:00 about 89. topping out at 88 with drive home temperatures in the middle 80s. any shower or storm could have locally heavy downpours. i'll have your 7-day forecast talking about the weekend when i see you in five. we are going to take a live look at the accident northbound i-95 here at route 212, looks
like traffic is getting through thankfully. no problems to report there until you get to this point where you can see the accident activity. looks like everything is in the gore area and traffic is moving through without delays. we'll be back with more traffic coming up in my next report. back to you guys. thank you monika. i have been combing through the daily deals e-mails. and retailer website to save you money. here is some of my favorites if your resume needs a professional touch j.c. resumes will do it for you and also come up with a cover letter. the price is $85, normally costing you 26 0dz. this company boasts a 99% satisfaction rate and you have a day and a half left on this deal from deal find all pro, car care is offering three oil changes, including a filter, top off of vital fluids, tire rotation and
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welcome back to 9news now. 5:45. take the umbrella with you to shield you from the heat and protect you from raindrops. >> we may see some more showers and storms this afternoon. this morning we have got a few left over ones especially across the bay with the thunder and lightning cranking overnight in southern maryland. it is starting to go away some.
we are in the 70s in town, 60s just west of us. 76 by 8:00 in washington with a noon time temperature about 83, 84. winds out of the south today. this afternoon 86. by 4:00 forecast high of 88 and an 58:00 p.m. temperature. going back out to the nationals game tonight there is a chance for an early shower or storm. temperatures comfortable dropping into maybe the upper 70s by the end of the game. showers came out of the northern neck of southern maryland and the lightning and thunder is going away as this approaches salisbury but locally, heavier downpours here in the bay on the eastern shore toward cambridge. switch it to live doppler 9 hd. this may make it toward queens town area, across the bay,
watch out for that. a few light showers eastern prince george's and a few sprinkles in montgomery and howard counties but that stuff is really, really light. 68 if gaithersburg and leesburg this morning. 68 in centerville. seven for springfield. 70 in bowie this morning. annapolis, that is a warm spot the bay is warm, they are 77. outside here in washington mostly cloudy skies, 73 degrees. dew points have dropped just a little bit, humidity up at 78%. 112 today in oklahoma city. 109 in the dallas area and 102 all the way up to nebraska and southern south dakota to see the high heat. some of that builds toward us. this pattern doesn't change much from yesterday. more thunderstorms pop this afternoon and drier air working its way toward us tomorrow and friday means hotter days. 88 today with the scattered
showers and storms. a yellow alert day. 60s and low 70s tonight. tomorrow and friday isolated stray thunderstorm. 95 friday. could be a stray storm on saturday. 94 better chance sunday into monday. here's comes monika samtani. good, bad and suggestly. >> absolutely right. we have had a busy morning on the northbound side of i-95. i'm happy to say this crash we have been telling you about multi-vehicle accident northbound north of the bale has been cleared. nice and light now through the calvert area on the outer loop of the beltway here at university boulevard look at that. now an accident on the outer loop at university boulevard, expect this delay. now we'll go over to our maps. i want to let you know accident clean up and investigation continues in herndon where you see the icon 600 center street
south of route 606. it was a deadly overnight accident. avoid that area if you can. i'll be back with more traffic. we get our fair share of extreme weather around here, especially within the last year. but can we link it to climate change our global warning? >> an environment al group in virginia said it crunched the numbers to prove there is a link. >> extreme precipitation weather, like downpours and big storms, including snow from 2010 are happening more often. according to reports by environment virginia. >> in the past 60 or so years we are 30% more likely to see severe precipitation than we were at the beginning of that period. a storm that used to happen every 12 months on average now happens every nine months, on average. an organizer for the environment al group says such extreme
weather events are also getting bigger. >> the scientific consensus says global warning is contributing to the situation. >> you can link global warming to the increased frequency of extreme precipitation. in fact a federally funded study concluded the global temperature has increased over the past 50 years and that is due primarily to human induced emissions of gases. >> not all ex streek stream events are going to become more frequent. >> reporter: environment virginia hopes its study will encourage the beam administration to pass legislation to have stricter fuel efficiency standards for cars and reduce pollution for new power plants. >> the data for the virginia report only goes back 60 years
and that is key to this debate. those who challenge global warming, including a former staff member of the environmental works committee argue others have found temperature and precipitation were higher a thousand years ago. people are so generous with food donations they had to turn some away. not anymore at a new food bank the size of two football fields. it is the new home of the capital area food bank. >> yesterday we told you this was happening. kristen fisher was at the grand opening. she takes us on a tour of the $40 million distribution center. >> reporter: this new facility has been seven years in the making. this year alone, they have seen a 22% increase in the amount of calls to their hunger hotline. and this huge warehouse will double if not triple the amount of food that goes out to the community. >> when i walked in i was like wow, this is amazing.
>> reporter: harrison runs one of the 700 agencies that relies on the capital area food bank for food. today she is one of the first people to shop inside its new afood district probation center. >> i literally see a vision where there is sufficient food for everybody. >> we were turning away food. >> reporter: lynn brantley, who founded the food bank in 1980, needed more space. >> their warehouse just more than doubled in size. >> this is our wonderful warehouse the community has built. it is 98,000 square feet of warehouse space. >> reporter: including massive refrigerated loading docks, solar pams, a state of the art teaching kitchen. and the best part is, it is all paid for. >> we are in this building with no debt. so all the money will go into food programs and food distribution. >> reporter: last year the food
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around their necks. swimming superstar michael phelps made history and put the crowds on the edge of their seats, too. >> reporter: olympic legend michael phelps thrilled the crowd. he came on strong and was in the lead until the final moments. phelps's mom thought he had won, but he just missed it. the south african rival was 5 hungs of a second -- hundredths of a second faster. a victory gave femmeps his 19th medal next, making him the most decorated olympic athlete ever. the games are being played in more than 30 venues across the city.
prince william, kate and harry were among big crowds. watch the queen's granddaughter win a medal for britain. the world bad minuteton federation charmed eight players for misconduct for throwing matches to secure a better draw later on. america's jim master's performed to win, and they did. they took the lead from the start and never looked back, winning their first gold since 1996. good morning, thank you for watching 9news now at the 6:00 a.m. hour. i'm andrea roane. i'm hike hide. do you have a favorite sport? >> i love swimming and gymnastics. >> there is no conversionsy in weather. it is hot and humid.
>> reporter: more storms this afternoon this morning we have had storms on the eastern shore. still a bit of rain. kind of a cool shot out there, we have mostly cloudy skies, sunrise in about ten minutes, 83 degrees, 84 at noon with a couple of storms staring to pop. a 5:00 p.m. temperature of 86 degrees. storms were on the hefty side. heavy downpours this morning, you can see how the storms really hit, off to our south. lightning is starting to really go away, a couple of strikes showing up here near the bay bridge. a couple of lightning strikes here as well. we have a little rain in calvert, prince george's county from the bay bridge and the eastern shore. 77 in annapolis. 70