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even when life isn't. our presidents day sale is happening now. from classic to contemporary, havertys. >> this is a breaking news alert. jummy: that breaking news happening right now. a winter weather advisory just issued by the national weather service. it comes as mayor bowser deploys the d.c. snow team. more than 200 plows hitting the road to this hour getting ready for the next potential snow showers. it is not expected to be a major snow event but with temperatures as cold as they
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will stick in a can cause dangerous conditions on the roads later tonight. let's go right to doug hill with a look at our forecast at noon. doug: we have a winter weather advisory in effect at noon and western maryland and along the appalachian mountains. it does not go into effect until 6:00 p.m. tonight for the metro area although east to the chesapeake bay. the problem isn't a lot of snow. maybe half an inch. it will be temperatures being so cold in the roadway surfaces so-called. every flake will stick. the traffic will note the flakes and able re-freeze. we have seen it time and again. a tiny amount of snow causing a disproportionate amount of problems. probably 7:00 to 9:00 tonight. 32 it best. light snow developing flurries. the real cold and windy stuff will not be moving in until after midnight. ahead of the front we will get some of the snow.
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parts of south carolina. all this energy racing eastward ahead of this powerful arctic cold front. a little sense of timing. 4:30 this afternoon coming across the interstate 81 corridor. the band of snow showers moving through and out of the area probably by 10:00 tonight. and in the winds and cold, we have a lot to talk about in a few minutes. jummy: make sure you stay with abc 7 throughout the day as we stay on top of this winter weather. you can stay connected through our website,, as well as facebook and twitter. don't forget to download the free abc 7 stormwatch app for weather alerts on the go. we are following some breaking news in arizona or two teenagers have been shot at a high school in glendale. police confirms they are investigating the shooting. it happened at independence high school. they say it was an isolated incident and the school and never that are safe.
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one person died but police have not confirmed that yet. stay with us here on abc 7 as we follow the latest developments on this story. also breaking, a jury has returned a verdict in the sexual assault case against a traveling nurse in prince george's county. they found jerry klein not guilty. -- klein wascused accused of assaulting the patient back in 2014. he still faces charges in the district for a legit incidents at three different hospitals. as the cold weather gets here we get more water main breaks. wssc is on the scene of a break in wheaton. it's been almost 24 hours since it first opened up and it caused icy conditions on the roads this morning. john gonzalez is live in wheaton this name of the latest on the greater that repair timeline. reporter: salt trucks of been on standby all morning long because all the
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gallons of water that has been fleshed out, it is freezing on the surface, the pavement and on the sidewalk. this started off as a minor leak on a 24 inch pipe. fornderstand a contractor wssc was estimating -- excavating and struck the line immediate a full blown break. not only for the crews but the residence. people are having to avoid the sidewalk getting on and off the metro bus. this lady attempted to walk on it and she quickly fell. she quickly told crews. they need to solve this down >> you can clearly see the ice. i am big on safety. i was walking very carefully, looking at the ice. i said let me get to the grass. even in the grass it is icy. reporter: c
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down sold to mess -- melt some of this ice. as for the work, it's going to be some time before the road is back up and running at a normal pace. one lane getting by westbound. two lanes shut down. crews are having a tough time shutting off the valve. it is safe to use water at your home. but report it because they want to know and people might eventually have the water shut off today. john gonzalez, abc 7 news. jummy: let's get over to jamie sullivan. she joins us with a check of the roadways. jamie: we are starting on the baltimore-washington parkway heading southbound near for: -- 410. police are there on scene with the left lane blocked. they are directing traffic. he see the solid red line behind it. the backup will take you about 20 minutes getting from the beltway
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towards route 50. only averaging in the single digits. as we move out to focus on the other issue, and this is where john gonzalez just mentioned the water main break. there are two left wings getting by on the road heading westbound. this is going to be in the stretch between newport mill road and claridge or they have it blocked. hopefully that will be finished soon. a live look at 270. not bad at all. a live look near montrose road. we are very light. 's roads are still driving now. back to you. jummy: would want to move to a developing story. a new lawsuit has been filed in the case of that school worker accused of producing child pernell mcphee inside -- child pornography inside prince george's county schools.
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boiling point at a meeting last night at the elementary school. about 700 parents and guardians overflowed the parking lot last night for a meeting with school officials and police. the gather to discuss person accused of producing child pornography during school hours. hours the second lawsuit was filed on behalf of an 11-year-old victim. police have confirmed the number of crimes at 12. there may be as many as 30. one parent tells us she has known caraway since he was about 12 years old and there's always been something strange about him. >> i was not comfortable with him. he was one of the kids in that group and i would not walk with him. be around kidso overtime. reporter: parents tell us officials say they
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considering installing cameras on school property to ensure health and safety. they are also saying that will retreat school officials are reporting abuse cases like this one. he's being held on $1 million bond. jeannette reyes, abc 7 news. former dunbar high school teacher a track coach accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy pleaded guilty today. charles young pleaded guilty to of or attending to these seven male students. he worked at dunbar from 2012 until october 2014 when he was arrested. his attorney previously said he was innocent and suggested he was being set up. in the day ahead we are expecting to learn more about them and now charts in the death of montgomery county police -- leotta was mr. on a deed of ui detail when he was struck.
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intoxicated shortly after the crash. a press conference will be held at 2:00 this afternoon. you can watch that live in our sister station, news channel 8. has a massiventy response to this overnight fire at a barn at the rockville country club. nearly 75 firefighters were called up to the two alarm blaine -- blaze. all this started around 11:00 last night in a maintenance barn. teams spent the morning checking for hotspots. crews had to deal with frigid temperatures. the windchill made it feel just like seven degrees out there. thankfully no one was hurt. a massive warehouse fire is still burning in new jersey. more than 20 hours after this one started. this is in hillsboro township in northern new jersey. schools in the area are closed today. the smoke is so thick. huge plumes of
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in philadelphia this morning. that is 60 miles away. fire officials say weather conditions, including the better cold and high winds are working against the several hundred volunteer firefighters battling the blaze. no injuries have been reported. no homes or the immediate area. some frightening moments for passengers on board an american airlines flight as smoke filled the cabin and forced the landing at lax. >> a lot of pandemonium here. were trying to get oxygen. . a pretty scary day jummy: the plane was traveling from san jose to phoenix international airport. 125 passengers were evacuating, including 8 who claimed reading issues. mask and on the oxygen all the masks dropped in the cabin. that we concern for us probably need to deploy more resources out to lax. jummy: and maintenance crews
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the airline apologized for the inconvenience. coming up on abc 7 news at noon -- >> it's hard to live with the fact that someone you loved and raised has brutally killed people in such a horrific way. jummy: the mother of one of the columbine shooters speaks out. first tvn her interview nearly 17 years after the tragedy. virusr case of zika reported locally and the latest on vaccine efforts around the world. things heating up between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. we will tell you about the accusations flying at last night's debate. and doug is back with your frigid valentine's day forecast. that's coming up after the
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>> you're watching abc 7 news at noon, on your side. jummy: the first case of the zika viruses been confirmed in maryland. the person had recently traveled to the country where it is active. this comes as the world health organization said possible vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale trials. the virus is spreading rapidly across latin america. waving president obama's request for more money to combat the virus. we turned about 2016 and the fireworks for flying at last i still got a debate. bernie sanders and hillary clinton squared off for the first time since sanders' big win in new hampshire. candidates are gearing up for the next republican battle in south carolina. by the cannot he has the latest. >> let's not insult the
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reporter: looking to keep up momentum, bernie sanders keeps of the charge against big-money influence. >> why in god's name does wall street make huge campaign contributions? i guess for the fun of it. reporter: trying to regain her footing after a double-digit defeat in new hampshire, hillary clinton hammer some details in her responses and pushes sanders for more on his health care plan. >> the american people deserve to know specifically how this would work. the numbers don't add up. many people will actually be worse off than they are right now. >> that is. absolutely inaccurate reporter: a testy exchange over the relationship to president obama. >> he's called him weekend disappointment. >> madam secretary,. that is a low blow one of
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us ran against barack obama. i was not a candidate. reporter: the republican front-runner shows his confidence at a rally in louisiana, already projecting. a run for reelection >> i will do a great job. hopefully i get a next her for years. reporter: donald trump is changing tactics ahead of the next primary, pulling all attack ads in south carolina. his challengers are not backing down. >> donald trump the zero foreign policy experience. >> you want an entertainer in chief? reporter: the democrats meet tonight when he attended dinner in minnesota. the republicans face up again in their next debate tomorrow night in south carolina. abc news, washington. jummy: the mother of one of the columbine high school killers is speaking out in her first tv interview nearly 17 years after the tragedy. shen abc news exclusive, said that with diane sawyer to discuss her son dylan. she is also sharing her story in a new book called "him of his reckoning." --. a mother's
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fact that someone you loved and raised has brutally killed people in such a horrific way. i think we would like to believe our love and understanding is protective. and if anything wrong with my kid, i would know. but i did not know. it is very hard to relive that. jummy: you can watch the special tonight at 10:00 right here on abc 7. everyone loves the feel of a new mattress. smell?u ever noticed the >> it smells like chemicals. jummy: after reviewer complained, 7 on your side went to work. the team puts the mattresses to the work to find a way chemicals you may be breathing in under the covers. we will tell you why experts say your test should be a cause for more research.
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celebrating love week. they are showing lessor very young kidd o'shea. he's on the latest cover out today and one of d.c.'s most eligible singles, just in time for valentine's day. you can vote for kidd said he can win single of the year. doug: cool deal. that's a nice picture. very nice. jummy: we are so proud of our kidd. doug: as everybody gets ready for the big weekend, valentine's day and president's day, the weather will change dramatically. jummy: snow tonight? doug: what we are getting a snow showers with a squall or two. tail endall during the of rush-hour and beyond from the ground is very cold. just a little bit of snow, a trace, to meet slick spots. to top that off then we get
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air through the weekend. are under areas winter weather advisory starting at 6:00 p.m. tonight. on the left-hand side is the winter weather advisory in the mountains in effect right now. the areas of snow moving ahead in the arctic cold front will spread from west to east across the area. timing suggests during the afternoon this battle come to that area. this area further southwest will rotate through our area, probably 6:00 to 9:00 generally. it will not be a huge volume of snow it will be flurries, windblown snow showers with cold ground temperatures. 4:30 according to the futurecast model. that will be a steady area of snow moving across the shenandoah valley and up to the metro area probably saturday night by 9:00. the winds will start to exhilarated out of the northwest as the arctic cold front moves through. not much.
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generally half an inch or less. is not the volume, if the conditions in which that snowfalls. that will be with below freezing temperatures, cold roadway surfaces. roads that are not pretreated will have icy spots. as far as what it feels like outside, this is the forecast for this afternoon. it will feel like the 20's. tonight the cold air will come in any will feel like single digits to around zero by tomorrow morning. during the day tomorrow a little bit of sunshine. it will not feel warmer. windchills will stay in the single digits to the low double digits throughout the day. it starts with a snow showers in flurries in icy patches tonight. tomorrow, windy and cold. high teens to lower 20's for sunday. on monday it looks like as it warms up a limit for president stabenow snow around the area. but it appears, especially late monday night into
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enough warm air will come in and change all the rain. it looks like a substantial amount of rain in spots. look of the temperatures spiked up tuesday for the middle upper 40's and a cruise out that week. a full plate of whether stuff -- weather stuff there. watch it as you are driving tonight. jummy: leave as soon as you can. coming up on abc 7 news at noon, a new app they can help you find a valentine's day dinner deal. and the bad boy they captured the nation's attention. the heartwarming story you won't want to miss. that is coming up next.
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latest on a winter weather
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doug: we have some areas of still coming in this evening. as a result the weather service has our area under a winter weather advisory. not a lot of snow but maybe a lot of ice. jummy: watch here at 4:00.
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i lead the 11 o'clock news with stories of gun violence. and like many of you, my family lived through the beltway sniper crisis. in congress, i'll fight to expand background checks on guns and ammunition, ban assault weapons, and mandate gun safety locks, because too many kids die from accidental shootings. let's show the nra we're not afraid of them; as democrats, as americans, as parents. i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message. it's got a lot of what we were kinda talking about. [mother] yeah but this neighborhood,i feel like the kitchen is light and bright,new.
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