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there's destruction everywhere. governor terry mcauliffe walked the streets, got an up close look at the debris and talked to residents. 10 on your side's jason marks, erin kelly and tom schaad are in waverly right now. we begin our coverage at 4 with jason. tonight we are learning more about the three people who lost their lives in yesterday's storm. there were in mobile home right next that pile of debris and home is just gone. let me show you a closer look at where the home once stood. you can see steps leading to an empty space and the cinder blocks. all that's left is a bed of sand. there 4 people in that home when the storm blew through. 3 of them died. they are 50 year old larry tuner, who was father of three. 26-year-old devine stringfield and his 2- year-old nephew ian lewis. rescue crews found their bodies about 300 yards from where the home once was. we spoke with tuner's mother a short time ago and she remembers coming home and seeing all this
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where her son lived. "i said something bad must of happened down there but i never in my wildest dreams think that that was my son that was caught up out there" turner's family tells me they are in the process of making funeral arrangements. turner was 30-year-old girlfriend was also in the home. she is ian's mother. she survived is still in the hospital. live in waverly jason marks 10 on your side. we've been showing you these exclusive images from chopper 10 of the damage today --- virginia governor terry mcauliffe damage. 10 on your side's erin kelly continues our team
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of the story. he flew by helicopter over the hardest hit areas today -- and met with some of the victims. and just over an hour ago, the governor was across the street, walking through the rubble. that's where three of the victims were. the governor declared a state of emergency at 7:00 last night -- to help make funding available. crews will work on damage assessment over the next week or two. the governor says the damage appears to be more than $11 million dollars. governor terry mcauliffe 1537 we saw some of the through when this storm was going on last night. 1546 coming up at 5 -- you'll hear from a man who was trapped in his truck during the storm -- and
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54321 we m the national weather service says it was an e-f-1 tornado that tore up waverly. for more on the storm --- let's go to meteorologist ashley baylor in the super doppler 10 weather center. tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw 10-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max path width: 300 yards. path length: 9 miles. after a very, very long wednesday in the weather department, we have been tracking (somewhat) quieter conditions today. i say somewhat because the wind was/is relentless! we will be tracking sustained winds at 15 to 25 mph, gusting up to 35 mph at times through the evening hours! overnight, expect decreasing clouds with temperatures dropping
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it'll remain windy all night, into your friday. we'll close out the week with some scattered clouds tomorrow. it will be noticeably cooler with a northwest breeze and highs only in the upper- 40s. expect nice, dry conditions this weekend. highs will be in the mid-40s on saturday, then we'll trade highs in the 40s for highs in the next week. believe it or not - no rain in the forecast until
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in the forecast until next wednesday. we have extended coverage on wavy dot com. we've posted all our chopper video, photos and more. a 78-year-old man died and seven other people were hurt in appomattox. there's a path of tornado debris at least 8 miles long. this is drone footage of the damage. about 100 homes and buildings have damage. some were flattened during the storm. trees and power lines are down. this is the damage in tappahannock, virginia. at least 15 homes and buildings are destroyed. 25 people were hurt when the storm passed through essex county. we're learning more about the case involving a mother accused of
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her car. tonya slaton made a first appearance in a hampton courtroom today. the trial on the 2nd degree murder charge she faces is set for late september. after the hearing attorneys on both sides spoke to reporters. 10 on your side's brandi cummings was there. she joins us live courthouse. for the first time today slaton's son, quincy davis. meanwhile tonya slaton's attorney told the media slaton loved her son and the autopsy never said a homicide occurred. slaton faced a judge this morning inside a hampton circuit court room on charges of second degree murder in the death of her son. virginia state police say troopers found quincy's body in the trunk of slaton's car during a traffic stop last june. online court records show slaton was indicted for her son's murder on february first. the deputy commonwealth's attorney who is prosecuting the case says
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charged after a 6-month investigation. she also said the lengthy autopsy report says the cause and manner of death is undetermined. however according to her, it also says the manner of quincy's death was inconsistent with natual causes. but the chief deputy of the hampton public defender's office is defending his client. he says that report never says a homicide occurred. sot - richard johnson, defense attorney - clip 12 6:36:02 the criminal justice system, as flawed as it may be, requires proof beyond a reasonable doubt not just speculation. 6:36:11 sot - sheree konstantinou, deputy commonwealth's attorney - clip 11 6:34:02 so obviously there's more to it than meets the eye. this case...which is a standard procedure before any trial. the commonwealth's attorney requested a four-day jury trial. as of now tonya slaton's murder trial is set for september 26 . live in
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10 on your side. a new port news police officer is on administrative leave with pay following her arrest. charged with felony destruction of property and family member. police reported she assaulted windows and damaged his property during a fight tuesday night. underwood says her husband assaulted and threatened her. kevin underwood is charged with misdeanor assault. a granby high school student is in custody after officers say they found a gun inside the school. someone told norfolk police and school security a student was inside a classroom with a concealed gun. police quickly responded, found the 17-year-old and recovered the gun. no one was hurt. police say charges are pending. 10 on your side's matt gregory talked to a local city council member fined. hear why he says it's unfair and wrong new information in one of the recent local meth busts. the images from waverly are heartbreaking. and a lot of you want to
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tornado victims. 10 on your side is asking the red cross --- next. a live look right now through towercam 10. meterologist ashley baylor is up next with
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kristen hatfield communications officer virginia region how red cross is helping in waverly and appomatox, the need, how people can volunteer etc. tips about 'after the storms' pass safety for people in damaged areas on ground etc. the american red cross is working around the clock
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virginia who were impacted by a tornado and windstorms that swept through much of the state yesterday. "the virginia region red cross disaster teams sprang into action the moment it was safe to deploy," said reggie gordon, ceo for the american red cross virginia region. "our teams are doing disaster assessments now to identify what the need is from the communities impacted across the state." the red cross provided support at the appomattox county community center shelter last night and deployed an emergency response vehicle to waverly to drop off snacks and water. emergency response vehicles will be in appomattox and sussex counties and waverly today to provide additional water and snacks. disaster assessments continue today in the communities impacted on what the need is. the red cross has disaster mental
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providing support to the with community partners to assist people with their emotional needs. download emergency people should download the free red cross emergency app to receive emergency alerts and information about what to do in case of tornadoes and other locations of shelters. the app also includes emergency first aid information and a family safe feature which allows people to instantly see if loved ones are okay. the free emergency app is available in app stores by searching for the going to redcross.org/apps. how to help those who would like to help people like tornadoes and countless other crises can make a disaster relief. people redcross.org, calling 1-800-red cross or texting the word redcross to 90999 to make a $10 donation. these donations enable the red cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from
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breaking news from chesapeake. ramp from southbound i-464 to southbound dominion boulevard closed for fuel cleanup. traffic diverting to route 168
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traffic in the area. meterologist ashley baylor is here with
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tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw 10-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max path width: 300 yards. path length: 9 miles. after a very, very long wednesday in the weather department, we have been tracking (somewhat) quieter conditions today. i say somewhat because the wind was/is relentless! we will be tracking sustained winds at 15 to 25 mph, gusting up to 35 mph at times through the evening hours! overnight, expect decreasing clouds with temperatures dropping back into the upper-30s. it'll remain windy all night, into your friday. we'll close out the week with some scattered clouds tomorrow. it will
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a northwest breeze and highs only in the upper- 40s. expect nice, dry conditions this weekend. highs will be in the mid-40s on saturday, then we'll trade highs in the for the first half of next week. believe it or not - no rain in the forecast until next wednesday. tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw 10-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max path width: 300 yards. path length: 9 miles. after a very, very long wednesday in the weather department, we have been tracking (somewhat) quieter conditions today. i say somewhat because the wind was/is relentless! we will be
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sustained winds at 15 to 25 mph, gusting up to 35 mph at times through the evening hours! overnight, expect decreasing clouds with temperatures dropping back into the upper-30s. it'll remain windy all night, into your friday. we'll close out the week with some scattered clouds tomorrow. it will be noticeably cooler with a northwest breeze and highs only in the upper- 40s. expect nice, dry conditions this weekend. highs will be in the mid-40s on saturday, then we'll trade highs in the 40s for highs in the next week. believe it or not - no rain in the forecast until
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in the forecast until next wednesday. coming up at 5: more live reports from waverly. 10 on your side's tom schaad will be joined by jason marks and erin kelly. a line of severe storms ripped through the area wednesday, bringing widespread damage to the region. today, communities across the commonwealth are looking to pick up the pieces from last night's devastating weather. governor mcauliffe toured damage a confirmed ef1 tornado touched ground in
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people, all males, were confirmed dead, according to virginia state police. the cost of permit parking is up at the beach. hear why residents are more concerned with who pays to park than the cost. a car hits a local home.
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after this crash. a virginia beach jury is deciding how to punish a convicted rapist. today jurors convicted benjamin madonia in a 30 year old rape case. now they are deciding his sentence. police arrested madonia in florida back in 2014 . police say the victim was sexually assaulted after accepting a ride home from madonia. a suffolk man is behind bars --- accused of possession of child pornography. james wood faces five counts. police say more charges are likely. detectives are still investigating. a driver faces charges after he hit a norfolk home.
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this morning on east princess anne road right by campostella elementary school. police say the driver left the scene --- but police quickly caught up with him. a woman inside the house at the time of the crash wasn't hurt. investigators say the driver of the car that hit the house left the scene of another crash before slamming into the home. a woman is in jail charged in a hampton meth lab bust connected to others in newport news. mary toole is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. 10 on your side was on the scene last week on cynthia drive as a hazmat team cleaned up. officers say they found items used to make meth at toole's home. a car in flames. we'll tell you what sparked this fire. the city council of portsmouth fines another one its members. im ten on your side's matt gregory why the council member fined says its unjust straight ahead. meteorologist ahsley baylor is working on your forecast live in the super doppler 10 weather center. also straight ahead --- you'll find out what chief meteorologist don
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i do everything on the internet. but, it's kind of slow. my friends say i should get fios because it's the fastest. i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better. (husband) we're out of 2%! i wonder what else could be better around here?
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switching to better internet is now easier than ever. only fios has the fastest internet available, with uploads up to 5x faster than cable. get 100 meg upload and download speeds. plus tv and phone for just $69.99 a month online with no annual contract. switch to better. switch to fios. the top story today is the deadly tornado aftermath in waverly. chopper 10 flew over the damage this morning. virginia governor terry mcauliffe visited the community this afternoon. several agencies are there helping the victims. we have a team of reporters in waverly right now --- jason marks, erin kelly and tom schaad. they are putting the finishing touches on
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news 10 at 5. tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw 10-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max path width: 300 yards. path length: 9 miles. after a very, very long wednesday in the weather department, we have been tracking (somewhat) quieter conditions today. i say somewhat because the wind was/is relentless! we will be tracking sustained winds at 15 to 25 mph, gusting up to 35 mph at times through the evening hours!
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temperatures dropping back into the upper-30s. it'll remain windy all night, into your friday. we'll close out the week a northwest breeze and highs only in the upper- 40s. expect nice, dry conditions this weekend. highs will be in the mid-40s on saturday, then we'll trade highs in the for the first half of next week. believe it or not - no rain
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breaking news from chesapeake. ramp from southbound i-464 to southbound dominion boulevard closed for fuel cleanup. ramp from southbound i-464 to southbound dominion boulevard closed for fuel cleanup. traffic diverting to route 168 bypass. expect heavy traffic in the area. the portsmouth city council is at odds again. this time another council member says he's been unfairly fined more than one- thousand dollars. councilman danny meeks says he recieved the fine this week. he spoke to 10 on your side's matt gregory about why he says the fine isn't just unfair, but completely wrong.
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happened because of an article in the virginian pilot. in that he discussed the areas trash authority and upcoming bids. 3 members of the council and the mayor claimed he discussed issues from a closed session in early february. meeks says that accusation is false. most of all because that information he shared with the paper he had in january. 10 on your side has video of both he and the mayor discussing the same subject and details in january. in a public meeting. meeks claims the mayor and councilmen whitaker, cherry, and edmonds voted to fine him without the entire council present. councilman meeks is out of town today, but he had this to say about what he plans to do next. matt phoner2 "i would base my opinion off of what i'm being directed by my outside council versus the city attorney." coming up at 5:30, find out what the mayor and the other council members had to say when i asked them about fining meeks. in the news room matt gregory 10 on your side. norfolk police are investigating a robbery
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lockdowns this morning. detectives say two passengers in a car on white chapel road robbed the driver. the victim wasn't hurt and ran from the scene. the suspects took off in the driver's car but later abandoned it. schools in the area went under lockdown as a precaution while suspects. police haven't found them. new at 4. an unusual investigation in virginia beach. marine patrol is looking for information about an abandoned boat. this sailboat was found sinking in the marina at the lynnhaven boat ramp back on february 6th. police say the boat appeared to be smoking in the water as five teenagers stood in and around it. once the boat started sinking --- the teens jumped into a truck with a trailer attached and drove off. investigators say it appears their goal was to sink the boat. the keel and mast were cut off and their were holes in the boat. police need help identifying the teens and the boat's owner. if you have any information --- call the crime line. this year it'll cost more for employees to park in the resort city. city officials say its part of a short term
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oceanfront gets crowded. parking became a problem at the oceanfront years ago. the city made employees parking in residential areas get parking permits. this year the city again raised the price on those from 25 dollars a year to 20 dollars a month. the head of the resort beach civic league says she thinks it will make people more responsible when they park near her home. but she wants to see a permanent solution to the parking problems. barbara clark / resort the lake, the pier project that's proposed and the dome site once that's developed. so they are going to have their own parking needs for employees and visitors." coming up at 5 --- hear from the city's resort management about the parking problems. breaking news on the campaign trail hillary clinton is coming to hampton roads. clinton's campaign says she's be in our area as well as make a stop in northern virginia - on monday. this just ahead of the march 1st primary.
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more about the when and where. decision 2016. the remaining republican candidates for president will gather on stage tonight in texas. the c-n-n debate takes place just five days before next week's super tuesday contests. frontrunner donald trump hopes to build on his momentum from his win in tuesday night's nevada caucuses. senators marco rubio and ted cruz are locked in a fierce battle for second place. tonight's debate kicks off at the university of houston at 8-30. tomorrow senator cruz will participate in regent university's presidential candidate forum in virginia beach. ben carson will speak on monday. and late word that republican candidate marco rubio is coming to virginia beach on sunday-- two days before the presidential primary. he'll hold a rally at the virginia beach convention center on 19th street near the oceanfront. it begins at 6 o'clock sunday night. you do have to r-s-v-p for this event-- and
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on wavy dot com. again-- the primary is on tuesday. we have a survivor story from a virginia teen. the roanoke 17-year-old says he's lucky to be alive after he was hit by a train. the 10th grader was running late for school tuesday morning and took a short cut. police say he was walking near the train tracks with his head phones on. (mathieu bonhomme/ hit by a train) "i was walking and out of no where i just got hit. "i was underneath it and it was just dragging me." the teen remained conscious and managed to call his dad. the 17-year-old has cuts on both hands, across his face and other minor injuries. c0017 - william brown - victim - 929 i'm just grateful to still be upright and breathing and only have a few pains 934 still ahead at five -- we have live team coverage of the recovery efforts after a deadly tornado in waverly. a coast guard boat going to the rescue of another boat runs into trouble of its own. we'll show you what happened.
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the vaccine is working. good news about this year's flu vaccine. the centers for disease control says people who have gotten the vaccine are 59-percent less likely to get the flu than those who have not been vaccinated. that's far better than last year when flu strains mutated. the 2015 vaccine was only 23-percent effective.
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is still on the upswing. continue for several weeks. the c-d-c recommends a flu shot for just about everyone. but usually only half of americans get vaccinated. we're on your side with a nut recall. seven brands of packaged raw macadamia nuts could be contaminated with salmonella. the recall includes market pantry. other brands include hyvee, pear's gourmet, cash-wa and nutpro. the recalled nuts were sold between july and february. routine product sampling by the f-d-a discovered the contamination. salmonella can cause serious and sometimes deadly infections in young children, the elderly, and others with weakened immune systems. tornado and wind damage --- even blowing snow. more severe weather damage from across the nation. gangs are plaguing neighborhoods throughout hampton roads, and police say your young kids might be the most vulnerable. 10 on your side's joe fisher investigates the problem and what's being
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breaking news from chesapeake.
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dominion boulevard closed for fuel cleanup. traffic diverting to route 168 bypass. expect heavy traffic in the area. hundreds of gangs and thousands of gang members are terrorizing communities throughout hampton roads. truth is -- police say smaller, homegrown gangs could be operating in your backyard and going undetected. 10 on your side's joe fisher joins us now with a preview to his investigation about what it will take to stop the growth of gangs in our area. joe. we report on violent crime every day. homicides -- stabbings --- assaults. the list goes on. police say most of that violent crime can be tied back to a gang. so the question becomes --- how do we stop it? can we stop it? especially because detectives say the most vulnerable are young kids who are lured into
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their families members. we spent the past month digging into the gang problem in our region. in newport news alone -- there's 44 known gangs and more than one- thousand gang members. police say a lot of these gangs are smaller, homegrown gangs with as few as three members. others have 70 or more members. increasingly, recruitment for these gangs happens online on social media sites, that's why police say prevention needs to start earlier --- and parents need to watch for warning signs. ((40:53)) "many of the gangs are already talking with children in elementary school trying to entice them." ((c2 48:49)) "we don't want the number to grow, but if we don't address the issue we put ourselves in a poisition where the number can grow." ((gangs 13 38:34)) "the up, you're going to get shot at, you're probably going to be commiting many crimes, including crimes of violence, "don't worry about that, we'll look at you." they don't
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tonight at six o'clock -- you'll hear more from not only police -- but a gang detective and a local student who sees the pressures kids are under at school each day. i asked that student why his peers are involved in gangs. that answer might surprise you. we'll also have a city-by-city breakdown of how many gangs are living in your city. and warning signs parents need to know. our report - "recruitng starts young" -- airs tonight on wavy news 10 at six o'clock. you're not going to want to miss it. i'm joe fisher, 10 on your side. 12 people are safe and not injured after a coast guard boat capsized while responding to a fishing boat that ran aground. it happened this morning in rockaway beach --- an inlet off new york city. 10 foot waves from an overnight storm hit the 25-foot coast guard boat. the five coast guard members wearing protective gear swam to shore. a helicopter with a rescue basket lifted the seven fisherman to safety. the 76-foot fishing boat the carolina queen three started taking on water around two a-m. the crew
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control when the boat ran aground. now to video of winter weather. parts of the midwest are digging out from more than a foot of snow. take a look at the merrillville. snow buried everything in sight --- including cars. firefighters rescued people stranded in their cars --- as the snow blew around them. the same situation in nearby crown point, indiana. more drivers were stranded for hours. there were big travel troubles when a semi-truck jacknifed and live wires fell on the road. firefighters say it was some of the worst winter conditions they've seen. check out this video from crete, illinois --- south of chicago. strong winds and heavy snow brought down a powerline. you can see it on fire in the street. police report a lot of crashes --- including this jacknifed tractor trailer. now to the severe weather in other parts of the country. this is the damage in lancaster county, pennsylvania outside
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service confirmed a tornado touched down here. firefighters responded to reports of collapsed homes, toppled trees and downed power lines. dozens of homes have damage. roofs are gone, debris is lodged in trees, trees are stripped of their branches. emergency crews say no deaths or injuries are reported mainly because residents sought shelter during the tornado warning. now to new york where a strong line of thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts blew through. a downed power line landed on a car and caused it to catch fire. firefighters eventually put out the flames. no one was hurt. high winds are likely to blame for this. a tractor trailer flipped on its side on the george washington bridge in new york city. the overturned truck delayed traffic for more than an hour. more storm damage --- this video is from granville county, north carolina. some homes are damaged --- others destroyed. there's also damage on farms. the national weather service confirmed that a tornado touched down here. strong storms caused flooding in the washington, dc area.
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garage filled up with water. the water was as high as the curbs. some of the rain water ended up inside people's cars. this was the scene this morning on the baltimore-washington parkway. you can see it's flooded. at least one car is surrounded by water. a section of the parkway closed in baltimore. meteorologist ashley baylor tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw 10-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s. winds: light nw. update on waverly tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max path width: 300 yards. path length: 9 miles.
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wednesday in the weather department, we have been tracking (somewhat) quieter conditions today. i say somewhat because the wind was/is relentless! we will be tracking sustained winds at 15 to 25 mph, gusting up to 35 mph at times through the evening hours! overnight, expect decreasing clouds with temperatures dropping back into the upper-30s. it'll remain windy all night, into your friday. we'll close out the week with some scattered clouds tomorrow. it will be noticeably cooler with a northwest breeze and highs only in the upper- 40s. expect nice, dry conditions this weekend. highs will be in the mid-40s on saturday, then we'll trade highs in the 40s for highs in the next week. believe it or not - no rain in the forecast until next wednesday. straight ahead on wavy tonight: decreasing clouds. lows: upper-30s. winds: w 10-20 mph. friday: scattered clouds. cool breeze. highs: mid to upper-40s. winds: nw 10-15 mph. saturday: mostly sunny. cool. highs: mid-40s.
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tornado: the national weather service's storm survey team in wakefield has confirmed an ef-1 tornado touched down in waverly. max wind speed: 100-110 mph. max path width: 300 yards. path length: 9 miles. after a very, very long wednesday in the weather department, we have been tracking (somewhat) quieter conditions today. i say somewhat because the wind was/is relentless! we will be tracking sustained winds at 15 to 25 mph, gusting up to 35 mph at times through the evening hours! overnight, expect decreasing clouds with temperatures dropping back into the upper-30s. it'll remain windy all night, into your friday. we'll close out the week with some scattered clouds tomorrow. it will be noticeably cooler with a northwest breeze and highs only in the upper- 40s. expect nice, dry conditions this weekend. highs will be in the mid-40s on saturday, then we'll trade highs in the 40s for highs in the next week. believe it or not - no rain in the forecast until
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straight ahead on wavy news 10 at 5 today the governor surveyed the devastation left behind by deadly tornadoes in the commonwealth. we'll have live team coverage coming up. and a mother accused of murdering her own son faces a judge. our brandi cummings will have the latest from court. then at five-thirty - it's been more than two months since one of the navy's newest ships broke down off our coast. now we're learning more about what caused it. then at 6-- gangs in hampton roads. it shouldn't surprise you that they exist-- but who's in them may. vital information for parents in this 10 on your side investigation--
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but first ahead here at 4 --- a scary scene on the street. why manhole covers started flying through
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a brush fire is burning in malibu, california. 20 acres are burning near the pacific coast highway.
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three a-m. the cause is unknown. crews are battling the flames. calm winds are helping their fight. some residents have left their homes as a precaution. authorities blame an underground fire for a pair of manhole cover explosions in new jersey. both flew into the air yesterday morning --- about a block apart. rain carried road salt from the pavement to underground power lines and sparked fires. a carbon monoxide build-up created pressure that caused the manhole covers to explode. one landed very close to a deputy fire chief. "it definitely startled me for a split second there because it was extremely loud and close by." no one was hurt. the fires went out on their own. wavy news 10 at 5 starts right now. editor: chopper vo over waverly the storms clouds have cleared-- and the light of day shows the devastating
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the storms. nat cleanup today, residents begin the long process of picking up the pieces. sot: crying mom we will keep him in my heart a storm that killed 4 people in virginia. we have live team coverage in waverly where a ef-1 tornado ripped through the town -- killing three people, and injuring eight others. nicole, the damage is widespread.... nicole, the damage is widespread.... (tom briefly adlib what he sees) while people pick up the pieces today -- many are thankful to be alive. this storm killed three people.
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i spent the day talking with family of member of the lives lost. today was not only a day for cleaning up but also a day meant for grieving. 75=:1:05:15 "he will never never truly be forgotten. gone but never be forgotten" the steps leading to no where are reminders of three lives lost taken in a flash. they were inside their mobile home in waverly when the tornado blew through. 74=:1:00:46 "i never in my wildest dreams you'd think that was my son that was caught up out there" janice jones soon learned, 50-year-old larry turner, pictured here when was younger was dead. turner was in the home 2-year-old ian lewis and ian's uncle 26-year-old devine stringfield. ian's mom was also there. they were
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three hundred. the young mother was the only one to survive. 74=:1:02:39 "i lost my son and that hurts deeply" 37=:49:14 "so i was like what are you trying to say. what are you trying to tell me is my cousin alright. he's like fbi gone man he's gone i couldn't believe that" tuner's cousin ricky stith had to see it for himself. he went the area where crews spent the day cleaning up. there's are plies of debris. clear indicators children once called this home. all that's left is a bed of sand. 37=:51:04 "i miss my cousin man.. i'm never going to see him again" turner's family says he had 4 children of his own but he cared for ian as if he was one of his own. they are now having to plan to say goodbye-- yes-- crews eventually will clean up the mess the storm left behind but family members will never forget the damage. 75=1:05:27 "we will keep in my heart always"
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tom-- state police say 2-year-old other, larry tuner's girlfriend amazingly survived. she was in the home. we're told she is still in the hospital. she is still in the hospital. virginia governor terry mcauliffe declared a state of emergency in the wake of the deadly storms. today he toured the affected areas to survey the damage. mcauliffe was in appomattox county. that's where a fourth person was killed after his home was destroyed by a tornado. seven other people were injured there. he also visited essex county and here in

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