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leaving a bunch of problems behind. flooding -- sweeping through neighborhoods -- even freezing cars in place. and the weather this weekend won't make things any better. and a water main break icing over a street. how this may impact your morning commute. plus, "fire and fury: inside the trump white house" went on sale overnight. a look at the book, and what president trump is saying about it. good morning washington. toss to eileen wind chill advisory until noon for the entire area. wind chills will be 5-10 below zero. - dangerous cold today and tomorrow; wind gusts 30+ mph - frostbite type of weather -
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- near record lows this weekend - 40s return next week - watching potential for a wintry mix monday & friday today: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 30+ mph tonight: clear, very cold, and blustery. lows: 3-9 winds: nw 10-15 g 25 mph saturday: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 25+ right now.. the winter storm is
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flooding in massachusetts. overnight, high water blasted through a seawall south of boston. rescuers pulled more than a dozen people to safety, after water surrounded their homes. in downtown boston, the high tide is flooding streets. many of the city's thoroughfares look like icy rivers. a local subway station is even flooded, with water pouring down the stairs. yesterdays snow storm left it's mark on airports along the east coast. and here at home -- thousands of passengers were forced to make an unexpected trip to dulles thanks to the snow. passengers on more than 30 flights, that were supposed to go to airports such as jfk or newark, were instead rerouted to dulles due to the storm. many of the rerouted flights were from other countries. some rerouted passengers describe waiting four to seven hours for their luggage after landing.
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of it's travelers - both intended and unexpected for their patience. so far this morning several flights to new york are still delayed. in these frigid temperatures, crews throughout our area are busy.. racing to fix broken pipes. montgomery county fire department spokesman pete piringer says the cold weather isn't just affecting pipes on the outside. he says inside pipes are impacted as well. with fluctuating temperatures in the next few weeks, he expects to get more calls from homeowners. piringer says to avoid problems with pipes inside, open the bottom underneath your kitchen sink. you can also allow a small amount of water to trickle through the pipes. if you're away, leave your thermostat above 55 degrees.
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frigid air means trouble for your car. coming up in about half an hour here on good morning washington -- suzanne kennedy is getting an inside look at what triple "a" deals with during this wintry weather. developing now -- that cold weather... making things even tougher for police at the scene of a shooting in prince george's county. the wind was literally blowing evidence markers away here in hyattsville. at this hour -- police are still trying to track down whoever pulled the trigger. police found a man shot inside a damaged dodge s-u-v yesterday. the victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. new this morning -- a local book store open late overnight -- thanks to an explosive new book all about president trump. "fire and fury" went on sale at midnight. john gonzalez is live at kramer books in northwest, where it sold out almost immediately. good morning johnny. no personal cell phones allowed at the white house.
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beginning next week. details on the ban -- and what why the administration is implementing it. plus, it's a salad staple, but now officials are saying you should avoid it. the serious warning you need to hear -- straight ahead. wind chill advisory
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but barbara comstock just voted to put it up for sale. why? to pay for tax cuts for billionaires and big corporations. comstock supported donald trump's tax scheme for the wealthy, adding $1.5 trillion to the debt and leaving us with the bill. tell barbara comstock we won't stand for selling our wild lands to give billionaires a tax cut.
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- dangerous cold today and tomorrow; wind gusts 30+ mph - frostbite type of weather -- please be safe outside & bring in pets! - near record lows this weekend - 40s return next week - watching potential for a wintry mix monday & friday today: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 30+ mph tonight: clear, very cold, and blustery. lows: 3-9 winds: nw 10-15 g 25
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saturday: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 25+ a gym-chain -- has decided to block some news stations. why it's making the
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why it's making the controversial move -- after the break. first, here's a look at what's coming up later today on abc-7. back now at 5 xx with details on a wild drug bust in
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want some inspirational stories for a change? you gotta check out the american dream. saturdays, 1pm, newschannel8 a swat team is caught on camera surrounding a man with their guns drawn -- taking him into custody. the takedown happened in the middle of a parking lot on south clark street thursday afternoon. this all happened as arlington county police were executing a warrant in a narcotics investigation. that suspect was arrested without incident. an uber driver -- facing charges this morning -- accused of sexually assaulting a passenger. police claim -- kal harte-mariam picked up a woman around 1:30 in the morning, on december 27th -- topped the car along a street in sterling... and then climbed into the back seat and attacked her. he's now being held without bond. we finally have a winner in that tied race for virginia's 94th house district.
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incumbent -- david yancey -- declared the winner after officials drew his name from a bowl yesterday. this would mean republicans maintain control of the house of delegates, 51-49. however, democratic challenger shelly simonds -- is still not conceding. she could request another recount. starting next week, personal cell phones will be off-limits for white house staff and guests. instead -- all cell communication will have to be done with government-issued devices. the white house denied the cell phone ban is meant to stop leaks. the white house claims its policy has been in the works for more than six months. it's unclear if the policy also applies to president trump. a controversial move by a gym-chain. life time fitness is
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monitors in its facilities. the chain is based in minnesota, but has locations across the u-s and canada. a representative said there were "many member requests" leading up to the decision. the company believes this supports its mission to promote healthy lifestyles. c-n-n, fox news, m-s-n-b-c and c-n-b-c are some of the stations getting blocked. local news stations are still expected to be available. your washington capitals, giving back. the team held their annual caps casino night at m-g-m last night.. fans joined players in poker...roulette.. blackjack.. slots and more. and the team of course made time for autographs. our own big caps fan was there - john gonzalez.. snapping pictures with t-j oshie.. and caps coach barry trotz. all proceeds from the event go to charities in our area. for the first time e
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ever.. the mega millions and powerball jackpots are each higher than 400-million dollars. that has people racing to buy tickets.. and dreaming about what they do with their winnings. in this freezing cold weather, potential lottery winners have one thing on their minds: getting warm. the drawing for the 445-million dollar mega millions jackpot is at 11 tonight. the powerball drawing will take place at 10:59 tomorrow night. that jackpot is 550-million dollars. and a virginia man won 1-million-dollars on the powerball after thinking he had won a lot less. lottery officials say tom supp of ashburn originally believed he had only won 600 bucks, but after taking his ticket to a customer service center this week -- he discovered he'd really won 1-million!! he was
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away from winning it all. supp's ticket matched the first five numbers in the drawing on december 9th -- but missed the powerball number. time now for weather wind chill advisory until noon for the entire area. wind chills will be 5-10 below zero. - dangerous cold today and tomorrow; wind gusts 30+ mph - frostbite type of weather -- please be safe outside & bring in pets!
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weekend - 40s return next week - watching potential for a wintry mix monday & friday today: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 30+ mph tonight: clear, very cold, and blustery. lows: 3-9 winds: nw 10-15 g 25 mph saturday: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 25+ straight ahead -- are you looking for love?? well we have details on the
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and lynda lopez have the details in this morning's tech bytes.
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expected to linger for a while. a look at what people up and down the east coast are deali
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frigid weekend ahead. good morning washington. toss to eileen wind chill advisory until noon for the entire area. wind chills will be 5-10 below zero. - dangerous cold today and tomorrow; wind gusts 30+ mph - frostbite type of weather -- please be safe outside & bring in pets! - near record lows this weekend - 40s return next week - watching potential for a wintry mix monday & friday today: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 30+ mph tonight: clear, very cold, and blustery. lows: 3-9 winds: nw 10-15 g 25 mph saturday: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 25+
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and hurricane force winds weren't bad enough... the monster storm that slammed the east coast has also sparked record flooding! a historic high tide swamped the massachusetts coast -- overwhelming towns with rushing water -- and prompting dozens of rescues. abc's lynda lopez shows us the problems people are facing: frigid temperatures -- mean trouble for your car. triple "a" has been -- mean trouble for your car. triple "a" has been
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all week. this morning, suzanne kennedy is live in springfield -- with an inside look and some tips to protect your car during the cold weather. suzanne? breaking right now. a tourist killed and
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when a hot air balloon crashes in egypt. adrianna hopkins is standing by with the details. that hot air balloon was packed with 20 foreign tourist sightseeing over luxor. investigators say the crash was caused by strong winds that forced the balloon off its course.. crashing into the mountains. the tourist killed was from south africa. hot air balloon crashes have occured in this area before. back in 2013..19 foreign tourists were killed when their balloon caught fire.
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stopped balloon flights after 22 chinese tourists were injured in a crash. seven's on your side -- with a serious warning from health officials... to avoid some lettuce!! 17 people in the u-s have contracted e-coli from tainted romaine lettuce -- including someone in virginia. and one person has died as a result of the infection. in canada -- they've seen 41 cases, also linked to the popular salad ingredient. now, health officials are working to track down where that lettuce came from... and how to keep the outbreak from spreading. eileen? adlib tz, toss to break
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tomorrow; wind gusts 30+ mph - frostbite type
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bring in pets! - near record lows this weekend - 40s return next week - watching potential for a wintry mix monday & friday today: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 30+ mph tonight: clear, very cold, and blustery. lows: 3-9 winds: nw 10-15 g 25 mph saturday: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 25+ toss to johnny in northwest
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northwest
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pieces -- after ocean city traded sand for snow. wintry weather hammered the area yesterday. and our ryan huhges is on the way there right now to check on the lingering problems.
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new this morning -- a frenzy over a
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just released. "fire and fury" went on sale at midnight - and here in d-c.. people crowded local book stores to get their hands on the first copies. john gonzalez is live at kramer books in northwest, wh
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immediately. good morning johnny. right now -- a cold emergency is in effect in our area --
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emergency is in effect in our area -- which means more homeless people are in desperate need of shelter. central union mission in the district is working to keep all of them warm and safe. kidd o'shea is live in northwest to explain what's being done. it's 5: and time for a check on weather.
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until noon for the entire area. wind chills will be 5-10 below zero. - dangerous cold today and tomorrow; wind gusts 30+ mph - frostbite type of weather -- please be safe outside & bring in pets! - near record lows this weekend - 40s return next week - watching potential for a wintry mix monday & friday today: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 30+ mph tonight: clear, very cold, and blustery. lows: 3-9 winds: nw 10-15 g 25 mph saturday: sunny and dangerously cold. blustery. highs: 17-22 winds: nw 15-20 g 25+ coming up new at six - a monster storm and
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as if snow wasn't enough - a historic high tide flooding the massachusetts coast. we're taking you live to boston. plus - the big reveal. how this football changed one marine's life.. and fans are "filthy" over justin timberlake. a new song and
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overnight. hear more - coming up at six. we're back in about two minutes with those stories and much more.
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announcer: now, good morning washington on your side. the bitter cold is here to stay. we are talking wind chills below zero. larry: frigid temperatures causing trouble on the road. the mess tying up your ride to work. autria: those roads and a bitter closing schools today. fairfax, loudon, prince william and frederick county schools closed today. arlington county schools are on a two hour delay. larry: montgomery and anne arundel county on a two hour delay. st. mary's and calvert county schools have closed. kids in d.c.,e schools are opening on time. get up and get going. list of closures and delays on the bottom of the screen.

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