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DIRECTORS PAGE 530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SHOT
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS NEW DETAILS: LEADING UP TO WOMEN HIT-SSTOPS
HL1) GAS STATION ROBBERY-VO-WIPE ARREST IN WOMEN HIT-VOTOPS SS
HL2) ARREST IN WOMEN HIT-VO-WIPE GAS STATION ROBBERY-CLIP SSTOPS VO
HL3) GUN RANGE TO SERVE ALCOHOL-VO-WIPE ARMED HOME INVASION-VOTOPS
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP HIT AND RUN-TRX VOTOPS
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL EDISON FORDS ESTATES SECURITY-OC VO
GOOD MORNING-2SHOT EDISON FORDS ESTATES SECURITY-SOTVO
GAS STATION ROBBERY-OC SS VO MICHAELS-TCMON VO
ARMED HOME INVASION-CLIP OC VO GOLDEN GATE ESTATES FIRE-OC VO-WIPE
ARREST IN WOMEN HIT-CLIP OC SS VO GOLDEN GATE ESTATES FIRE-SOTVO
NEW DETAILS: LEADING UP TO WOMEN HIT-TCMON DUNEDIN SINKHOLE-OC SS
HIT AND RUN-TRX VOTOPS IMMIGRANT TUITION-TRX VOTOPS
GOLDEN GATE ESTATES FIRE-TRX VOTOPS BNC SPRING TRAINING ATTENDANCE-OC VO
19 YEAR OLD SHOT-TRX NATVO SS RED SOX STORE CLOSING-VOTOPS
19 YEAR OLD SHOT-SOTVO 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
EDISON FORDS ESTATES SECURITY-POP VO 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
CAPE CAR BURGLARIES-VO-TCMON VO-FULL STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
CAPE CAR BURGLARIES-SOTVO STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
FL NUDE PIC SOLICITATION-TRX VOTOPS TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
USPS DELIVERY DISPUTE-OC VO PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON
SCHOOL CLOSINGS-OC SWFL HOME PERMITS-TRX VOTOPS
NAPLES ZOO EASTER EGG HUNT-OC FL JOB NUMBERS-OC
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO TOSS TO SAM-CLIP 2SHOT
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO LIVE SHOT-LIVE
STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS LIVE SHOT-VO
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL LIVE SHOT-LIVE
TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS
PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR
EARLY VOTING ENDS TOMORROW-OC SOUTH KOREA ARREST WARRANT-CLIP 2SH
WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS OBAMACARE NUMBERS-TCMON VO
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL IRS AUDITS-POP VO
NEPAL EVEREST AVALANCHE-CLIP POP VO STUDY DRUGS-TRX VOTOPS
SOUTH KOREA FERRY DEATH TOLL-CLIP BNC VO CANCER SEEING GOGGLES-VOTOPS
SK VICE PRINCIPAK FOUND DEAD-BNC PLANET DISCOVERY-OC VO
LITTLE GIRL RESCUED AND REUNITED-VO-TCMON TALKING TO DOLPHINS-VOTOPS
LITTLE GIRL RESCUED AND REUNITED-VOTOPS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL YOGA-2SH-VO
SUNRISE HIGH SCHOOL STABBING-TRX VOTOPS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL YOGA-SOTVO
FL TEACHER SCREAMS AT STUDENT-OC NATVO DUCT TAPE PRINCIPAL-TRX VOTOPS
KC SUSPECT ARRESTED-OC VO DUCT TAPE PRINCIPAL-SOTVO
BODY FOUND DURING EASTER EGG HUNT-OC VO 530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-3SH
RULES FOR THE BULLIED-OC SS(3) CHELSEA CLINTON PREGNANT-OC SOTVO
GUN RANGE TO SERVE ALCOHOL-OC VO-WIPE 630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO
GUN RANGE TO SERVE ALCOHOL-SOTVO TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG
SELFIE TAKER KICKED IN HEAD-OC VO STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS
5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL
6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-3SHOT STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS
SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS
AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS
STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS ROB FORD KICKS OFF REELECTION CAMPAIGN-2SH SOTVO
STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP
STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP
TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS TS 1)-VOTOPS-WIPE
TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS TS 2)-VOTOPS-WIPE
BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP TS 3)-VOTOPS-WIPE
5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS TS 4)-VOTOPS-WIPE
6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS TS 5)-VOTOPS-WIPE
HL1) ARREST IN WOMEN HIT-VO-WIPE TS 6)-VOTOPS-WIPE
HL2) MICHAELS-VO-WIPE FINAL WEATHER
HL3) CANCER SEEING GOGGLES-VO-WIPE GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-3SH-WEB ANI
530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP END TIME


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5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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HL1) GAS STATION ROBBERY-VO-WIPE


THIS MORNING. ROBBERS. TARGETING HOMES.BUSINESSES. AND EVEN SOMEONE ON THE STREET.

WE TAKE YOU THROUGH THE STORIES. ALL HAPPENING IN LEE COUNTY. Return to index of stories...


HL2) ARREST IN WOMEN HIT-VO-WIPE


AND BRAND NEW DETAILS. THAT BREAK DOWN THE MOMENTS LEADING UP TO A MAN HITTING TWO WOMEN. WITH HIS CAR.

MEANWHILE. HE'S DRIVING HIS SEVEN YEAR OLD TO SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


HL3) GUN RANGE TO SERVE ALCOHOL-VO-WIPE


PLUS. GETTING TIPSY. ON THE GUN RANGE?

ONE BUSINESS HOPES TO LET CLIENTS HAVE A COCKTAIL IN ONE HAND. AND A LOADED GUN. IN THE OTHER. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


After what ended up being a pretty stormy Thursday afternoon, we'll see the potential for more unsettled weather today as a cool front heads our way from the Gulf of Mexico.

The showers and storms probably won't arrive until this evening and tonight, so most of our Friday should actually be dry.

One change we'll notice through the day is more cloud cover streaming in ahead of the front, which will make for a pretty cloudy day across Southwest Florida.

Despite the extra clouds, it'll still be quite warm today with temperatures peaking in the mid 80s this afternoon.

A strengthening southerly wind will also keep the air feeling quite humid and tropical; winds will stay between 10-15 mph through the day with some higher gusts above 20 mph.

The main window for rain will be from sunset tonight through the early morning hours on Saturday, and depending on how well the storms can hold together before arriving in Southwest Florida, a few of the storms could be strong with highs winds and heavy rain.

After the rain pushes out Saturday morning, we're in store for improving weather for Easter weekend! Expect a slight cool down along with a nice dip in humidity with highs only in the low to mid 80s.

Sunday will end up being the sunnier day since clouds will probably linger a while through our Saturday.

If you're planning to attend an Easter Sunrise Service, you might actually end up needing a light jacket as temperatures drop close to the upper 50s by early Sunday morning.

As we head into the next week, our weather stay quiet, warm and sunny with highs returning to the mid to upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-2SHOT


THANKS FOR WAKING UP WITH US RIGHT HERE ON ABC-7.

I'M AMY SEDLACEK.

GOOD MORNING. I'M CHANCE SEALES.

RIGHT NOW. LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR SEVERAL SUSPECTS.

LINKED TO MULTIPLE ROBBERIES. AND HOME INVASIONS. Return to index of stories...


GAS STATION ROBBERY-OC SS VO


THE FIRST. A VIOLENT SCENE,

AFTER A MAN ROBBED,

THE ADVANCE AUTO PARTS IN LEHIGH ACRES.

DEPUTIES TELL US.

HE WENT INTO THE STORE. ON LEE BOULEVARD AND 82.

ABOUT NINE O'CLOCK, THURSDAY NIGHT.

DEPUTIES SAY. HE PISTOL-WHIPPED THREE PEOPLE. AND DARTED OFF WITH CASH.

ALL THREE PEOPLE WERE HURT, AND RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL.

THAT MAN IS STILL ON THE LOOSE, RIGHT NOW AND HE'S ARMED.

WE'LL KEEP YOU UPDATED. Return to index of stories...


ARMED HOME INVASION-CLIP OC VO


AND LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR THREE PEOPLE WHO TRIED TO ROB. *TWO* FORT MYERS HOMES.

ONE ATTEMPTED ROBBERY HAPPENED NEAR PINEVIEW ROAD AND BROADWAY.

THE OTHER. ON WILLIAMS DRIVE.

DEPUTIES SAY THE TRIO ALSO TRIED TO MUG SOMEONE WALKING DOWN THE STREET.

BUT THEY LET HIM GO BECAUSE HE DIDN'T HAVE ANY MONEY IN HIS WALLET.

DEPUTIES SAY ALL THREE ARE LIKELY ARMED AND DANGEROUS. Return to index of stories...


ARREST IN WOMEN HIT-CLIP OC SS VO


AND ALL NEW DETAILS.

AFTER LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED A MAN,

WHO RAN OVER TWO WOMEN. SENDING THEM TO THE HOSPITAL.

28 YEAR OLD ERIC MONTEZ. FACES TWO COUNTS, OF ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE.

THURSDAY MORNING WITNESSES SAY,

HE STARTED ARGUING WITH THE TWO WOMEN.

NEAR "PALM BEACH & KINGSTON DRIVE".

THEN. DEPUTIES SAY MONTEZ RAN OVER ONE WOMAN. BACKED UP. AND HIT ANOTHER.

BOTH WOMEN WENT TO THE HOSPITAL IN CRITICAL CONDITION. ONE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO STABLE. Return to index of stories...


NEW DETAILS: LEADING UP TO WOMEN HIT-TCMON


DEPUTIES SAY THIS ALL HAPPENED.

AFTER A MAN JOGGING, TAPPED ON MONTEZ' CAR WINDOW.

BECAUSE HE WAS DRIVING DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO THE JOGGER.

SO MONTEZ STOPPED HIS CAR. GOT OUT AND RAN AFTER THE JOGGER. PUNCHING HIM in the FACE.

THE WOMEN WENT TO STOP HIM AND CALL POLICE.

THAT'S WHEN HE GOT BACK IN HIS CAR, AND HIT THE WOMEN.

MEANWHILE. HE WAS DRIVING HIS SEVEN YEAR OLD TO SCHOOL. Return to index of stories...


HIT AND RUN-TRX VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW. A DRIVER IN A GREY MINIVAN IS ON THE RUN. AFTER. HITTING A SMALL SEDAN. AND FLEEING THE SCENE JUST BEFORE 3 AM.

THERE WERE VERY MINOR INJURIES.

THIS HAPPENED AT THE FRONT OF THE HOOTERS RESTAURANT. AT 41 AND COLONIAL IN FORT MYERS.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE VAN SHOULD HAVE REAR END DAMAGE. Return to index of stories...


GOLDEN GATE ESTATES FIRE-TRX VOTOPS BNC


THIS MORNING WE KNOW IT WAS A LIGHTNING STRIKE. THAT CAUSED THIS EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO A HOUSE AFTER A FIRE IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES

A FATHER. GRANDMOTHER AND TWO SMALL CHILDREN WERE IN THAT HOUSE. WHEN THE FIRE BURNED IN THE GARAGE RIGHT BY THE CHILDRENS' BEDROOMS.

THE GRANDMOTHER SAID SHE HEARD A LOUD BOOM. AND GRABBED THE KIDS TO GET OUT.

BUT THEY WERE TRAPPED BY THE FLAMES.

AND HAD TO RUN OUT THE BACK.

EVERYONE MADE IT OUT OKAY. BUT TWO FIREFIGHTERS WENT TO THE HOSPITAL FOR HEAT EXHAUSTION. Return to index of stories...


19 YEAR OLD SHOT-TRX NATVO SS


fighting

IT WAS A GUN SHOT,

THAT BROKE UP THIS DIRTY FIGHT

ABC7 FOUND OUT *THIS IS WHAT LIKELY SPARKED A SHOOTING, WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN FORT MYERS.

THE VICTIM. IS IN THE VIDEO.

19 YEAR OLD. SHANQUASIA HARRIS. IS IN THE HOSPITAL RECOVERING FROM A GUNSHOT WOUND.

DEPUTIES FOUND THE NEW MOTHER,

IN HER HOUSE WITH A GUNSHOT TO HER SIDE.

NEIGHBORS CALL THE SHOOTING, RETALIATION. Return to index of stories...


19 YEAR OLD SHOT-SOTVO


14:10 revenge because the girl that got beat up got beat up real bad 14:14 it was horrible

FAMILY FRIENDS SAY. IT WAS HER BOYFRIEND, WHO SHOT HER.

HARRIS IS OKAY,

AFTER THE GUN SHOT WOUND.

POLICE TELL US THEY HAVE A PERSON OF INTEREST. Return to index of stories...


EDISON FORDS ESTATES SECURITY-POP VO


PEOPLE LIVING IN AN HISTORIC FORT MYERS NEIGHBORHOOD. WANT MORE PROTECTION AFTER A BODY WAS FOUND IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD.

ABC7 DISCOVERED THE EDISON PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION.

*WILL VOTE TO ADD MORE SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS.

THIS COMES AFTER *TONY SEAY* WAS FOUND SHOT AND KILLED ON MONTE VISTA STREET WEDNESDAY NIGHT. RIGHT NEAR FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL.

IT'S NOT CLEAR HOW MANY CAMERAS ARE UP NOW. BUT PEOPLE WE SPOKE TO.

SEE THIS ONE CRIME AS MORE THAN ENOUGH TO ADD MORE.

SO FAR NO ARRESTS. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CAR BURGLARIES-VO-TCMON VO-FULL


FOR THE FIRST TIME.

VIDEO OF TWO PEOPLE, BREAKING INTO "CAR AFTER CAR" IN CAPE CORAL.

INVESTIGATORS THINK THESE TWO GIRLS. POSSIBLY TEENAGERS.

MAY BE CONNECTED, TO DOZENS OF BURGLARIES IN THE CITY.

NEIGHBORS ARE PRETTY SHAKEN UP,

AND LOST THEIR SENSE OF SECURITY IS GONE. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CAR BURGLARIES-SOTVO


57:05-57:10 "To think there are teenagers or people breaking into people's vehicles, its a little shocking."

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION. CALL CAPE POLICE OR CRIME STOPPERS. Return to index of stories...


FL NUDE PIC SOLICITATION-TRX VOTOPS


A CENTRAL FLORIDA SHERIFF'S DEPUTY IS ACCUSED OF SENDING NUDE PICTURES TO A WOMAN.

IN EXCHANGE FOR HER DROPPING CRIMINAL CHARGES.

INVESTIGATORS SAY DEPUTY **MARC JOHN JORDAN-IDES** OF THE OSCEOLA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.

ADMITTED TO FLIRTING WITH THE WOMAN AND SAID HE CONSIDERED THE TEXTS PERSONAL.

HE RESIGNED FROM HIS POSITION THURSDAY. BEFORE HIS ARREST. Return to index of stories...


USPS DELIVERY DISPUTE-OC VO


A CAPE CORAL RETIREMENT COMMUNITY,

*WILL BE ALLOWED TO KEEP THEIR DOOR-TO-DOOR MAIL DELIVERY. AFTER ALL.

A POSTAL WORKER COMPLAINED,

ABOUT LAWN CHAIRS AND GARDEN HOSES.

BEING SAFETY HAZARDS IN THE "DEL PRADO BOULEVARD SOUTH COMMUNITY".

THE POSTMASTER SUSPENDED SERVICE.

SINCE THEN. HE MET WITH THE PROPERTY MANAGER.

IF THEY COME ACROSS ANY SAFETY ISSUES. A NOTE WILL BE PLACED IN THE MAILBOX, AND THE ITEMS MUST BE REMOVED. Return to index of stories...


SCHOOL CLOSINGS-OC


HAPPY FRIDAY. AND GOOD FRIDAY.

TO CELEBRATE THE RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY.

ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN CHARLOTTE. LEE. COLLIER. DESOTO. HENDRY AND GLADES COUNTIES ARE CLOSED. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES ZOO EASTER EGG HUNT-OC


THIS WEEKEND. EASTER EGG HUNTS. EVERYWHERE.

THE ANIMALS AT NAPLES ZOO AT CARIBBEAN GARDENS.

WILL CLAW AND GNAW THEIR WAY INTO SPECIAL TREAT-FILLED EGGS.

IT'S HAPPENING ALL WEEKEND LONG. AND YOU CAN GO WATCH.

PLUS FAMILIES CAN ENJOY SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS, TO THE EASTER SCAVENGER HUNT.

FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A FAMILY OR GRANDPARENT ZOO MEMBERSHIP. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


BIG NIGHT FOR EDUCATION AND BUSINESS

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT AWARDING

THE HALL OF FAME AWARD

AMY WAS THERE.

SO WERE ABOUT 500 LEE COUNTY LEADERS

INCLUDING OUR OWN G-M STEVE PONTIUS

WHO WON IN 2007

THIS YEAR MARK LOREN AND NORMAN LOVE INDUCTED

BOTH CHOSEN FOR THEIR PHILANTHROPY IN THE COMMUNITY

AND AS ROLE MODELS IN BUSINESS

THEY TREATED 63 JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT STUDENTS TO A GIFT.CHOCOLATE AND JEWELRY

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6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


BIG NIGHT FOR EDUCATION AND BUSINESS

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT AWARDING

THE HALL OF FAME AWARD

AMY WAS THERE.

SO WERE ABOUT 500 LEE COUNTY LEADERS

INCLUDING OUR OWN G-M STEVE PONTIUS

WHO WON IN 2007

THIS YEAR MARK LOREN AND NORMAN LOVE INDUCTED

BOTH CHOSEN FOR THEIR PHILANTHROPY IN THE COMMUNITY

AND AS ROLE MODELS IN BUSINESS

THEY TREATED 63 JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT STUDENTS TO A GIFT.CHOCOLATE AND JEWELRY

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STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

After what ended up being a pretty stormy Thursday afternoon, we'll see the potential for more unsettled weather today as a cool front heads our way from the Gulf of Mexico.

The showers and storms probably won't arrive until this evening and tonight, so most of our Friday should actually be dry.

One change we'll notice through the day is more cloud cover streaming in ahead of the front, which will make for a pretty cloudy day across Southwest Florida.

Despite the extra clouds, it'll still be quite warm today with temperatures peaking in the mid 80s this afternoon.

A strengthening southerly wind will also keep the air feeling quite humid and tropical; winds will stay between 10-15 mph through the day with some higher gusts above 20 mph.

The main window for rain will be from sunset tonight through the early morning hours on Saturday, and depending on how well the storms can hold together before arriving in Southwest Florida, a few of the storms could be strong with highs winds and heavy rain.

After the rain pushes out Saturday morning, we're in store for improving weather for Easter weekend! Expect a slight cool down along with a nice dip in humidity with highs only in the low to mid 80s.

Sunday will end up being the sunnier day since clouds will probably linger a while through our Saturday.

If you're planning to attend an Easter Sunrise Service, you might actually end up needing a light jacket as temperatures drop close to the upper 50s by early Sunday morning.

As we head into the next week, our weather stay quiet, warm and sunny with highs returning to the mid to upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON


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EARLY VOTING ENDS TOMORROW-OC


AND A REMINDER FOR COLLIER AND LEE COUNTIES. YOU HAVE TODAY AND TOMORROW. FOR EARLY VOTING. IN THE US CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 19TH SPECIAL PRIMARY.

POLLS ARE OPEN FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM.

THE ELECTION IS ON THE 22ND. Return to index of stories...


WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

After what ended up being a pretty stormy Thursday afternoon, we'll see the potential for more unsettled weather today as a cool front heads our way from the Gulf of Mexico.

The showers and storms probably won't arrive until this evening and tonight, so most of our Friday should actually be dry.

One change we'll notice through the day is more cloud cover streaming in ahead of the front, which will make for a pretty cloudy day across Southwest Florida.

Despite the extra clouds, it'll still be quite warm today with temperatures peaking in the mid 80s this afternoon.

A strengthening southerly wind will also keep the air feeling quite humid and tropical; winds will stay between 10-15 mph through the day with some higher gusts above 20 mph.

The main window for rain will be from sunset tonight through the early morning hours on Saturday, and depending on how well the storms can hold together before arriving in Southwest Florida, a few of the storms could be strong with highs winds and heavy rain.

After the rain pushes out Saturday morning, we're in store for improving weather for Easter weekend! Expect a slight cool down along with a nice dip in humidity with highs only in the low to mid 80s.

Sunday will end up being the sunnier day since clouds will probably linger a while through our Saturday.

If you're planning to attend an Easter Sunrise Service, you might actually end up needing a light jacket as temperatures drop close to the upper 50s by early Sunday morning.

As we head into the next week, our weather stay quiet, warm and sunny with highs returning to the mid to upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


NEPAL EVEREST AVALANCHE-CLIP POP VO


ALL NEW RIGHT NOW. AT LEAST 13 PEOPLE ARE DEAD IN AN AVALANCHE ON MOUNT EVEREST.

A TOURISM OFFICIAL IN NEPAL SAYS AT LEAST SIX DEAD ARE LOCAL GUIDES.

ANOTHER NINE ARE MISSING.

THE AVALANCHE HIT JUST BELOW CAMP 2 ON FRIDAY EVENING.

IT'S A ROUTE USED TO CLIMB THE WORLD'S HIGHEST PEAK.

THIS IS the deadliest single event in the mount's history. Return to index of stories...


SOUTH KOREA FERRY DEATH TOLL-CLIP BNC VO


THIS MORNING,

THE DEATH TOLL FROM THE FERRY ACCIDENT IN SOUTH KOREA.

NOW STANDS AT 28, ACCORDING TO THE COAST GUARD.

AN OFFICIAL SAYS RAIN AND STRONG CURRENTS.

ARE COMPLICATING RESCUE EFFORTS.

AS THEY PUMP AIR, INTO THE SUBMERGED FERRY.

NEARLY 270 PEOPLE ARE STILL MISSING. AND QUESTIONS ARE BEING RAISED ABOUT THE CAPTAIN AND THE CREW. MAYBE GETTING OFF THE BOAT, BEFORE EVERYONE ELSE. Return to index of stories...


SK VICE PRINCIPAK FOUND DEAD-BNC


PLUS. POLICE SAY A HIGH SCHOOL VICE PRINCIPAL. WHO HAD BEEN RESCUED FROM A SINKING SOUTH KOREAN FERRY. HAS BEEN FOUND HANGING FROM A TREE.

THE PASSENGERS ON the BOAT INCLUDED 325 SECOND-YEAR STUDENTS FROM DANWON HIGH SCHOOL. HEADING TO A SOUTHERN ISLAND ON A FOUR-DAY TRIP. Return to index of stories...


LITTLE GIRL RESCUED AND REUNITED-VO-TCMON


THIS MORNING. WE'VE GOT AN UPCLOSE LOOK AT ONE LITTLE GIRL. GETTING RESCUED FROM THE SINKING FERRY IN SOUTH KOREA.

THE SIX YEAR OLD WAS ALL ALONE.

BUT NOW SHE'S BEEN REUNITED WITH HER FAMILY. THANKS TO SOCIAL MEDIA. Return to index of stories...


LITTLE GIRL RESCUED AND REUNITED-VOTOPS


POLICE PUT OUT A TWEET FOR HER RELATIVES TO COME FORWARD.

ONE RELATIVE FINALLY RESPONDED VIA TWITTER. CLAIMING TO BE THE LITTLE GIRLS COUSIN.

POLICE TWEETED THE UPDATE. SAYING THE GIRL HAD BEEN HANDED OVER TO FAMILY. Return to index of stories...


SUNRISE HIGH SCHOOL STABBING-TRX VOTOPS


A SOUTH FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOLER. IS NOW FACING ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES.

POLICE IN SUNRISE SAY,

18-YEAR OLD KIMANIE KING. STABBED ANOTHER STUDENT ON THURSDAY.

WE FOUND OUT THE ATTACK HAPPENED IN THE SCHOOL'S GYM,

AFTER STUDENTS ARGUED OVER A BASKETBALL GAME.

THE VICTIM SHOULD SURVIVE. Return to index of stories...


FL TEACHER SCREAMS AT STUDENT-OC NATVO


A SARASOTA MATH TEACHER IS OUT OF THE CLASSROOM. FOR TAKING IT TOO FAR.

CELL PHONE VIDEO RECORDED BY A STUDENT AT SARASOTA MILITARY ACADEMY.

SHOWS CAPTAIN JEFFREY DAUGHTRY PUSHING ANOTHER STUDENT.

YELLING - OPEN YOUR MOUTH AGAIN AND YOU WILL DIE.

WHEN ADMINISTRATORS ASKED. HE CLAIMED HE DIDN'T REMEMBER BEING SO VIOLENT.

AND BLAMED HIS BEHAVIOR ON *PT-SD.*

WHEN STAFF LOOKED INTO IT. STUDENTS SAID.

HE ONCE THREW A BOY INTO A WALL AND LEFT A HOLE.

NOW DAUGHTRY'S CONSIDERING LEGAL ACTION AGAINST THE SCHOOL FOR FIRING HIM. Return to index of stories...


KC SUSPECT ARRESTED-OC VO


THIS MORNING. AUTHORITIES SAY THEY HAVE A SUSPECT IN CUSTODY. FROM A SERIES OF RANDOM VEHICLE SHOOTINGS ON KANSAS CITY HIGHWAYS.

OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS.

THREE DRIVERS WERE WOUNDED.

POLICE HAVE NOT RELEASED THE NAME OF THE SUSPECT.

BUT THEY SAY HE LIVES IN A SUBURB, CLOSE TO WHERE AT LEAST SIX OF THE REPORTED SHOOTINGS HAPPENED. Return to index of stories...


BODY FOUND DURING EASTER EGG HUNT-OC VO


A CHILDRENS' EASTER EGG HUNT GOES TERRBILY WRONG IN KNOXVILLE. WHEN A DEAD BODY WAS FOUND UNDER THE DECK OF A HOME.

POLICE SAY THE WOMAN WHO LIVES THERE FOUND IT. WHILE HAVING THE HUNT FOR HER FOUR-YEAR-OLD SON IN THE BACK YARD.

THE WOMAN TOLD POLICE SHE HAD BEEN HUNTING FOR THE SOURCE OF A FOUL ODOR FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

SHE HAD LOOKED AROUND FOR WHAT WAS CAUSING IT A FEW TIMES.BUT DIDN'T SEE ANYTHING.

POLICE HOPE AN AUTOPSY WILL REVEAL ANY CLUES AS TO HOW THE PERSON DIED. Return to index of stories...


RULES FOR THE BULLIED-OC SS(3)


A SCHOOL IN NEBRASKA IS SAYING SORRY. FOR ITS ADVICE, ON DEALING WITH BULLIES.

ZEMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. SENT THIS HOME WITH STUDENTS.

IT'S A LIST OF RULES, THAT HORRIFIED PARENTS.

FOR EXAMPLE. RULE NUMBER SEVEN.

"DON'T TELL ON BULLIES."

IT SAYS THE NUMBER ONE REASON BULLIES HATE THEIR VICTIMS. IS BECAUSE VICTIMS TELL ON THEM.

RULE NUMBER 8,

"DON'T BE A SORE LOSER -- NO ONE LIKES A SORE LOSER."

AFTER A LOT OF BACKLASH. THE SCHOOL CHANGED THEIR RULES ON BULLYING. Return to index of stories...


GUN RANGE TO SERVE ALCOHOL-OC VO-WIPE


LOADED GUNS. WITH LOADED MINDS.

A NEW GUN RANGE IN OKLAHOMA WANTS TO OFFER ALCOHOL.

BEER, WINE AND LIQUOR.

THAT'S MAKING SOME GUN ENTHUSIASTS PRETTY NERVOUS.

THEY SAY BULLETS AND BOOZE SHOULDN'T MIX.

BUT THE RANGE OWNER SAYS THAT WON'T BE AN ISSUE.

THE OKLAHOMA CITY PLANNING COMMISSION HAS ALREADY GIVEN ITS APPROVAL. Return to index of stories...


GUN RANGE TO SERVE ALCOHOL-SOTVO


If you decide to go over to the Range Cafe after your shooting and order a drink, your ID is then scanned again and it's red-flagged, so that you are then locked out of all the ranges for the rest of that day; both as a shooter and even as a spectator."

THIS MAY BE A FIRST FOR OKLAHOMA --

BUT THERE ARE SIMILAR RANGES IN A FEW OTHER STATES.

THE OKLAHOMA CITY PLANNING COMMISSION HAS ALREADY GIVEN ITS APPROVAL. Return to index of stories...


SELFIE TAKER KICKED IN HEAD-OC VO


AND THIS IS ONE ATTEMPTED SELFIE. YOU CANNOT MISS. WHEN IT'S INTERRUPTED BY A MOVING TRAIN, AND A KICK TO THE HEAD.

WATCH.

A MAN TRIES TO TAKE A SELFIE VIDEO - WHEN A TRAIN ZIPS PAST,

AND THE CONDUCTOR KICKS HIM IN THE HEAD.

HE WAS STANDING TOO CLOSE TO THE TRACKS.

THIS HAPPENED IN PERU.

THE VIDEO'S VIRAL -- AND EACH HIT IS MAKING THIS GUY MONEY.

HE'S ALREADY EARNED 28-THOUSAND DOLLARS OFF HIS EMBARRASSMENT. Return to index of stories...


5AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


WE LOVE THE ROYALS, WILL AND KATE.

SO CUTE, DOWN TO EARTH.

AND PRINCE WILLIAM. CAN TAKE A JOKE.

HE AND KATE. ARE IN AUSTRALIA.

THEY MET SHEEP AND ALPACAS.

AT ONE POINT. KATE POINTED AT THE ALPACA WOOL. AND SAID HE SHOULD WEAR IT, ON HIS HEAD.

JOKED ABOUT HIS THINNING HAIR.

THAT'S OKAY. YESTERDAY HE SAID HER DRESS, LOOKED LIKE A BANANA.

THEY ALSO TOLD VENDORS. PRINCE GEORGE LOVES SWEET POTATOES. AND

AND HE ALSO LOVES WOMBATS. Return to index of stories...


6AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-3SHOT


WHEN YOUR KIDS TALK. DO YOU UNDERSTAND THEM?

SO MANY ACRONYMS, AND WEIRD WORDS.

THIS MORNING, A BUZZFEED DICTIONARY.

QUIZ TIME.

NOW YOU KNOW.

HAPPY FRIDAY! Return to index of stories...


SPORTS WRAP AT 5AM-PKG


CHRIS SALE TAKING THE MOUND FOR THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX IS A BEAUTIFUL THING--- MAYBE NOT FOR THE 9 BATTERS THAT HAVE TO FACE HIM EVERY NIGHT--- BUT THE PEOPLE ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF CHICAGO LOVE HIM--- THIS GOOD OLD BOY WITH A GOOD OLD ARM HAS BECOME ONE OF THE BEST PITCHERS IN THE MAJORS--- LOOKING FOR A 4-0 START TO HIS SESON TONIGHT

SALE TAKING ON THE RED SOX TONIGHT

AND SALE WAS DEALING EARLY--- GETS JOHNNY GOMES SWINING IN THE 4TH---- SALE TOOK A NO-HITTER INTO THE 6TH--

THAT'S WHEN XANDER BOUGARTS TAKES HIM DEEP--- FIRST HIT OF THE GAME FOR EITHER SIDE-- 1-0 BOSTON

THAT WAS THE ONLY MISTAKE SALE MADE-- GIVING UP ONE RUN -- ON ONE HIT STRIKING OUT 10

RED SOX GET THE WIN---3-1

YANKEES AND RAYS---

ALL YANKS TONIGHT INCLUDING THIS TRIPLE PLAY IN THE 2ND

5-4-3 IF YOU'RE SCORING AT HOME

YANKEES ROLL 10-2---

RAYS HAVE NOW LOST 4 IN A ROW

BLUE JAYS AND TWINS--- GAME TIME TEPERATURE--- 31-- COLDEST GAME IN TWINS HISTORY---

DEAR MOTHER NATURE --- IT'S SPRING

5TH INNING A GOOD ONE FOR THE TWINS-- BAD FOR RA DICKEY--- PEEN TOE TOUCHES HIM UP FOR THE 2 RUN DOUBLE---

TWINS SCORE 5 IN THE 5TH AND CRUISE 7-0

TWINS TAKE GAME 2 OF THE DOUBLE HEADER 9-5

MEANWHILE THE WOMEN OF FGCU WERE CELEBRATING THEIR GREAT YEAR WITH--- A YEAR-END BANQUET---

THE EAGLES WON THEIR 4TH STRAIGHT CONFERENCE TITLE AND MADE A TRIP TO THE NCAA TOURNAMENT---

THE LADIES RETURN EVERYONE BUT SARAH HANSEN--- WHO WILL GRADUATE THIS SPRING---

BUT THE 2-TIME CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE YEAR WILL BE MISSED

NHL PLAYOFFS --- FLYERS AND RANGERS---- NO LOVE LOST---

3RD PERIOD--- RANGERS ON THE ATTACK---

TWO SHOTS DENIED BEFORE BRAD RICHARDS UNWINDS-- THAT GOAL MAKES IT 2-1 NEW YORK

RANGERS WIN 4-2 Return to index of stories...


AMERICAS MONEY AT 6AM-PKG


GOOD MORNING. TOPPING "AMERICA'S MONEY". ANOTHER CREDIT CARD BREACH AT A

MAJOR RETAILER.

MICHAELS -- THE ARTS AND CRAFTS CHAIN -- SAYS NEARLY THREE MILLION PAYMENT

CARDS USED AT STORES MAY HAVE BEEN AFFECTED. DATA WAS STOLEN FROM LAST MAY

THROUGH THE CHRISTMAS SEASON.

CHIPOTLE IS GOING TO RAISE PRICES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY THREE YEARS.

THE CHAIN SAYS THOSE INCREASES ARE FUELED BY ALL- TIME HIGH PRICES FOR

STEAK, AND THE CLIMBING COST OF AVOCADOS AND CHEESE. YOU'LL SEE THE NEW,

HIGHER PRICES ON THE MENU STARTING IN JUNE.

ALSO GETTING MORE EXPENSIVE, YOUR CUP OF COFFEE. PRICES SOARED MORE THAN

EIGHT PERCENT YESTERDAY, BECAUSE OF THE WORSENING DROUGHT IN BRAZIL'S

COFFEE- GROWING REGIONS. BRAZIL IS THE WORLD'S BIGGEST COFFEE PRODUCER.

AND TOMORROW BURGER KING INTRODUCES ITS CHICKEN "BIG KING" SANDWICH. IT'S

SIMILAR TO ITS BIG KING BURGER -- WITH TWO FRIED-CHICKEN PATTIES, LETTUCE

AND PICKLES.

AND THAT'S AMERICA'S MONEY. I'M DIANA PEREZ. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


Return to index of stories...

STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS TH

E FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

After what ended up being a pretty stormy Thursday afternoon, we'll see the potential for more unsettled weather today as a cool front heads our way from the Gulf of Mexico.

The showers and storms probably won't arrive until this evening and tonight, so most of our Friday should actually be dry.

One change we'll notice through the day is more cloud cover streaming in ahead of the front, which will make for a pretty cloudy day across Southwest Florida.

Despite the extra clouds, it'll still be quite warm today with temperatures peaking in the mid 80s this afternoon.

A strengthening southerly wind will also keep the air feeling quite humid and tropical; winds will stay between 10-15 mph through the day with some higher gusts above 20 mph.

The main window for rain will be from sunset tonight through the early morning hours on Saturday, and depending on how well the storms can hold together before arriving in Southwest Florida, a few of the storms could be strong with highs winds and heavy rain.

After the rain pushes out Saturday morning, we're in store for improving weather for Easter weekend! Expect a slight cool down along with a nice dip in humidity with highs only in the low to mid 80s.

Sunday will end up being the sunnier day since clouds will probably linger a while through our Saturday.

If you're planning to attend an Easter Sunrise Service, you might actually end up needing a light jacket as temperatures drop close to the upper 50s by early Sunday morning.

As we head into the next week, our weather stay quiet, warm and sunny with highs returning to the mid to upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS


adlib current traffic Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


SPONSORSHIP SHOULD WIPE TO MONEY SCOPE/ TECH BYTES REPORT Return to index of stories...


BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP


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5AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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6AM HOUR-CLIPTOPS


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HL1) ARREST IN WOMEN HIT-VO-WIPE


THIS MORNING. A FATHER GOING TO DROP HIS DAUGHTER OFF AT SCHOOL.

ENDS UP HITTING AND BACKING INTO TWO WOMEN. ON HIS WAY.

WHAT SET HIM OFF. AS HE HEADS TO COURT. Return to index of stories...


HL2) MICHAELS-VO-WIPE


YOUR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION. COULD BE STOLEN THIS MORNING.

A CHAIN WITH STORES RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. SAYS HACKERS MAY HAVE ACCESS TO MONTHS OF DATA. Return to index of stories...


HL3) CANCER SEEING GOGGLES-VO-WIPE


PLUS. WE FEAR WHAT WE DON'T KNOW.

BUT THIS MORNING. A NEW SET OF GOGGLES. PUTS CANCER IN OUR LINE OF SIGHT.

A NEW TOOL COULD BE A BREAKTHROUGH. CATCHING THE OFTEN DEADLY DISEASE. Return to index of stories...


530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST OPEN-CLIP


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530AM~STORMWARN FORECAST-WX CTR TO WX WALL


After what ended up being a pretty stormy Thursday afternoon, we'll see the potential for more unsettled weather today as a cool front heads our way from the Gulf of Mexico.

The showers and storms probably won't arrive until this evening and tonight, so most of our Friday should actually be dry.

One change we'll notice through the day is more cloud cover streaming in ahead of the front, which will make for a pretty cloudy day across Southwest Florida.

Despite the extra clouds, it'll still be quite warm today with temperatures peaking in the mid 80s this afternoon.

A strengthening southerly wind will also keep the air feeling quite humid and tropical; winds will stay between 10-15 mph through the day with some higher gusts above 20 mph.

The main window for rain will be from sunset tonight through the early morning hours on Saturday, and depending on how well the storms can hold together before arriving in Southwest Florida, a few of the storms could be strong with highs winds and heavy rain.

After the rain pushes out Saturday morning, we're in store for improving weather for Easter weekend! Expect a slight cool down along with a nice dip in humidity with highs only in the low to mid 80s.

Sunday will end up being the sunnier day since clouds will probably linger a while through our Saturday.

If you're planning to attend an Easter Sunrise Service, you might actually end up needing a light jacket as temperatures drop close to the upper 50s by early Sunday morning.

As we head into the next week, our weather stay quiet, warm and sunny with highs returning to the mid to upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


GOOD MORNING-CLIP 2SHOT


THIS MORNING. WE'RE LEARNING WHAT STARTED THE MAYHEM.

ENDING WITH A MAN HITTING TWO PEDESTRIANS ON PURPOSE. WITH HIS CAR.

I'M CHANCE SEALES.

GOOD MORNING I'M AMY SEDLACEK.

DEPUTIES SAY THURSDAY MORNING. Return to index of stories...


NEW DETAILS: LEADING UP TO WOMEN HIT-SSTOPS


28 YEAR OLD ERIC MONTEZ WAS DRIVING HIS 7 YEAR OLD TO SCHOOL.

A JOGGER KNOCKED ON HIS WINDOW. AFTER WITNESSES SAY MONTEZ DROVE DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO THE PERSON.

THAT'S WHEN MONTEZ GOT OUT. CAUGHT UP WITH THE JOGGER. AND PUNCHED HIM NUMEROUS TIMES in the FACE. Return to index of stories...


ARREST IN WOMEN HIT-VOTOPS SS


TWO WOMEN NEARBY. SAW IT HAPPENING. AND TRIED TO STOP HIM AND CALL POLICE.

MONTEZ GOT BACK IN HIS CAR. AND RAN OVER THOSE TWO WOMEN NEAR PALM BEACH AND KINGSTON DRIVE. SENDING THEM TO THE HOSPITAL.

ONE WOMAN IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

THE OTHER HAS BEEN UPGRADED TO STABLE.

28 YEAR OLD ERIC MONTEZ. FACES TWO COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE.

HE'LL APPEAR IN COURT TODAY Return to index of stories...


GAS STATION ROBBERY-CLIP SSTOPS VO


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING. A ROBBER IS ON THE RUN AFTER PISTOL WHIPPING THREE PEOPLE AT THE ADVANCE AUTO PARTS IN LEHIGH ACRES.

IT WAS THE STORE ON LEE BOULEVARD.ABOUT NINE THURSDAY NIGHT.

RIGHT NEAR THE INTERSECTION WITH STATE ROAD 82.

DEPUTIES SAY INSIDE. HE PISTOL-WHIPPED THREE PEOPLE AND DARTED OFF WITH CASH.

ALL THREE PEOPLE WERE HURT AND RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL.

THAT MAN IS STILL ON THE LOOSE RIGHT NOW AND HE'S ARMED. Return to index of stories...


ARMED HOME INVASION-VOTOPS


AND LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES. ARE LOOKING FOR THREE PEOPLE WHO TRIED TO ROB. *TWO* FORT MYERS HOMES.

ONE ATTEMPTED ROBBERY,

HAPPENED NEAR PINEVIEW ROAD AND BROADWAY.

THE OTHER. ON WILLIAMS DRIVE.

DEPUTIES SAY THE TRIO. ALSO TRIED TO MUG SOMEONE WALKING DOWN THE STREET.

BUT THEY LET HIM GO,

BECAUSE HE DIDN'T HAVE ANY MONEY IN HIS WALLET.

DEPUTIES SAY ALL THREE. ARE LIKELY ARMED AND DANGEROUS. Return to index of stories...


HIT AND RUN-TRX VOTOPS


RIGHT NOW. AUTHORITES ARE LOOKING FOR THE DRIVER OF A GREY MINIVAN. WHO HIT A SMALL SEDAN. AND FLED THE SCENE JUST BEFORE 3 AM.

THERE WERE VERY MINOR INJURIES.

THIS HAPPENED AT THE FRONT OF THE HOOTERS RESTAURANT. AT 41 AND COLONIAL IN FORT MYERS.

AUTHORITIES SAY THE VAN SHOULD HAVE REAR END DAMAGE. Return to index of stories...


EDISON FORDS ESTATES SECURITY-OC VO


THE EDISON PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION. *WILL VOTE TO ADD MORE SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS.

AFTER A BODY WAS FOUND, IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD.

THIS COMES AFTER *TONY SEAY* WAS FOUND SHOT AND KILLED. ON MONTE VISTA STREET WEDNESDAY NIGHT. RIGHT NEAR FORT MYERS HIGH SCHOOL.

IT'S NOT CLEAR, HOW MANY CAMERAS ARE UP NOW.

BUT PEOPLE WE TALKED TO.

SEE THIS, AS A GOOD REASON, TO ADD MORE. Return to index of stories...


EDISON FORDS ESTATES SECURITY-SOTVO


Kim Gaide/ Edison Park Neighborhood Watch

13:10:45-13:10:48

"Not here in our subdivision. That was the first thing I thought of."

13:08:44-13:08:50

"We have been talking about adding more video cameras to the ones that

we already have."

NEIGHBORS SAY THEY HEARD FOUR OR FIVE SHOTS.

BUT SO FAR, NO ARRESTS.

POLICE SAY IT'S AN ISOLATED INCIDENT. Return to index of stories...


MICHAELS-TCMON VO


A STORE RIGHT HERE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HAS CUSTOMERS AT FINANCIAL RISK THIS MORNING.

HACKERS MAY HAVE STOLEN CREDIT CARD INFORMATION FROM THE POPULAR CRAFT STORE, MICHAELS.

THE CHAIN CONFIRMED THE DATA BREACH THURSDAY.

IT SAID CYBER CRIMINALS STOLE INFORMATION FROM TRANSACTIONS. MADE BETWEEN LAST MAY. TO JANUARY OF THIS YEAR. Return to index of stories...


GOLDEN GATE ESTATES FIRE-OC VO-WIPE


A FATHER. AND A FAST-ACTING GRANDMA. SAVED THEMSELVES AND TWO SMALL CHILDREN.

WHEN A LIGHTNING STRIKE, SET FIRE TO THE HOME THEY WERE IN.

IT CAUSED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE. IN GOLDEN GATE ESTATES

IT STARTED IN THE GARAGE,

RIGHT BY THE CHILDRENS' BEDROOMS. Return to index of stories...


GOLDEN GATE ESTATES FIRE-SOTVO


Rocio Mora, Fire Victim

:41:41

i went to open the garage and whenever i open it -- all the flames go

rushing over me. "and what did you think."

nothing! run! to get the kids and the dogs out.:10

EVERYONE MADE IT OUT OKAY.

BUT TWO FIREFIGHTERS, WENT TO THE HOSPITAL FOR HEAT EXHAUSTION.

THE RED CROSS HELPED THE FAMILY. FIND A PLACE TO SPEND THE NIGHT. Return to index of stories...


DUNEDIN SINKHOLE-OC SS


FIREFIGHTERS PLAN TO FILL IN A BIG HOLE IN THE GROUND.

AFTER A SINK HOLE OPENED UP IN DUNEDIN.

CREWS RESPONDED TO THE PARKING LOT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

THEY SAY THE SINK HOLE IS ABOUT TEN FEET DEEP. AND TEN FEET WIDE.

PEOPLE HAD TO MOVE THEIR CARS OUT OF THE AREA. OTHERS SCARED IT WOULD GET WIDER. AND SWALLOW THEIR CARS.

THIS IS CLOSE TO THE AREA WHERE A SINK HOLE DESTROYED TWO HOMES LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


IMMIGRANT TUITION-TRX VOTOPS


A BILL THAT WOULD GIVE IN-STATE TUITION. TO SOME UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS IN FLORIDA. DOESN'T HAVE A HOPEFUL FUTURE.

SENATE APPROPRIATIONS CHAIRMAN JOE NEGRON,

SAYS HIS COMMITTEE *WON'T HEAR THE BILL NEXT WEEK.

OPPOSITE TO THE HOUSE. WHO EASILY PASSED THE BILL.

GOVERNOR SCOTT SUPPORTED IT. AND OTHER SUPPORTERS THOUGHT FOR SURE. the SENATE WOULD AT LEAST VOTE ON IT. Return to index of stories...


SPRING TRAINING ATTENDANCE-OC VO


SPRING TRAINING WAS A HOME RUN. ACROSS THE STATE OF FLORIDA.

ATTENDANCE WAS UP 4-PERCENT.

THE FLORIDA SPORTS FOUNDATION SAYS MORE THAN ONE-POINT-FOUR MILLION FANS. PASSED THROUGH THE TURN STILES.

THE BOSTON RED SOX HAD THE SECOND HIGHEST ATTENDANCE. ABOUT 10-THOUSAND FANS CAME TO EACH GAME.

THE MINNESOTA TWINS HAD THE 6TH MOST FANS. ABOUT 77-HUNDRED PER GAME. Return to index of stories...


RED SOX STORE CLOSING-VOTOPS


AND A REMINDER, FOR RED SOX FANS.

YOU ONLY HAVE ONE MORE WEEK. TO BUY MERCHANDISE FROM THE SPRING TRAINING STORE.

THE STORE AT JETBLUE PARK. CLOSES NEXT FRIDAY. UNTIL JANUARY

GREAT DEALS RIGHT NOW.

ALL GEAR IS 50-PERCENT OFF. Return to index of stories...


530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


ARE YOU SHY?

ARE YOUR KIDS?

TURNS OUT WE COULD ALL LEARN A THING OR TWO.

SOME SUPER POWERS OF THE SHY

FROM HUFF POST

40% OF ADULTS ARE SHY.

--TAKE TIME TO REFLECT. BE A DEEP THINKER.

--BE MORE OBSERVANT. SHY PEOPLE NOTICE WHAT OTHER PEOPLE DON'T

--LEARN TO CARE WHAT OTHER'S THINK.

--AND IT'S OK TO FIDGET. NATURAL RESPONSE WHEN YOU'RE IN COGNITIVE THINKING MODE

MORE ON FACEBOOK. Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


BIG TIME SCAM.

FAKING INJURIES

THEN CLAIMING DISABILITY.

IT'S AN INCREASING TREND ---THAT'S COSTING YOU MILLIONS

VIRAL RIGHT NOW IS THE CASE OF CATHY CASHWELL

IN 2004 SHE CLAIMED SHOULDER INJURY PREVENTED HER FROM DOING HER JOB.DELIVERING MAIL

BUT IN 2009 WHILE RECIEVEING DISABILITY.

SHE SPINS THE WHEEL ON PRICE IS RIGHT

NOT INJURED.

BUSTED. BIG LAWSUIT.

ABC GOES UNDERCOVER.

FINDING THE FRUAD.

MORE ON GMA. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENFORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

After what ended up being a pretty stormy Thursday afternoon, we'll see the potential for more unsettled weather today as a cool front heads our way from the Gulf of Mexico.

The showers and storms probably won't arrive until this evening and tonight, so most of our Friday should actually be dry.

One change we'll notice through the day is more cloud cover streaming in ahead of the front, which will make for a pretty cloudy day across Southwest Florida.

Despite the extra clouds, it'll still be quite warm today with temperatures peaking in the mid 80s this afternoon.

A strengthening southerly wind will also keep the air feeling quite humid and tropical; winds will stay between 10-15 mph through the day with some higher gusts above 20 mph.

The main window for rain will be from sunset tonight through the early morning hours on Saturday, and depending on how well the storms can hold together before arriving in Southwest Florida, a few of the storms could be strong with highs winds and heavy rain.

After the rain pushes out Saturday morning, we're in store for improving weather for Easter weekend! Expect a slight cool down along with a nice dip in humidity with highs only in the low to mid 80s.

Sunday will end up being the sunnier day since clouds will probably linger a while through our Saturday.

If you're planning to attend an Easter Sunrise Service, you might actually end up needing a light jacket as temperatures drop close to the upper 50s by early Sunday morning.

As we head into the next week, our weather stay quiet, warm and sunny with highs returning to the mid to upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


TRAFFIC SPONSORSHIP BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


Return to index of stories...

PRECISION TRAFFIC-TC MON


adlib current traffic Return to index of stories...


SWFL HOME PERMITS-TRX VOTOPS


NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION, IS BOOMING IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA.

LISTEN TO THIS. HOMEBUILDERS PULLED MORE PERMIT.S DURING THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF 20-14 -- THAN *ANY OTHER TIME IN THE PAST SEVEN YEARS.

BUILDERS POINT TO MORE SEASONAL RESIDENTS,

AND TOURISTS FOR THE BOOST. Return to index of stories...


FL JOB NUMBERS-OC


AND TODAY WE'LL GET A LOOK, AT THE LATEST JOB NUMBERS. RIGHT HERE IN FLORIDA.

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT PLANS TO ANNOUNCE THEM, THIS MORNING AT 9:45. AT POWER GRID ENGINEERING IN WINTER SPRINGS.

COUNT ON ABC-7 TO BRING YOU THE UPDATE. Return to index of stories...


TOSS TO SAM-CLIP 2SHOT


RIGHT NOW.THREE SUSPECTS ARE ON THE RUN THIS MORNING AFTER THEY BURST INTO TWO HOMES IN FORT MYERS.

THIS HAPPENED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF BROADWAY AND PINEVIEW ROAD--JUST NORTH OF OUR ABC-7 STUDIOS.

abc 7'S SAM SWEENEY LIVE ON THE SCENE--- UNCOVERING THE LATEST DETAILS.

SAM. Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-LIVE


THE HUNT IS ON THIS MORNING FOR THOSE THREE MEN--- PEOPLE IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD ANXIOUSLY WAITING FOR ANY NEW INFORMATION.

RIGHT NOW WE KNOW DEPUTIES BELIEVE THEY ARE ARMED AND DANGEROUS.

LAST NIGHT THEY WENT INTO TWO HOMES HERE--- ONE DOWN THIS STREET ON PINEVIEW AND THEN HIT ANOTHER MINUTES LATER ONE BLOCK NORTH ON WILLIAMS.

IN BETWEEN THE TWO HOMES--- THEY TRIED TO ROB A MAN WALKING DOWN BRODWAY HERE. Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-VO


I WANT TO SHOW YOU SOME VIDEO FROM LAST NIGHT

---

A MASSIVE MAN HUNT UNDERWAY MINUTES AFTER THE FIRST 911 CALLS CAME IN.

DEPTUTIES ON THE GROUND AND THE AIR---BUT NO LUCK.

RIGHT NOW THREE MEN---BELIVED TO ARMED ARE ON THE LOOSE! Return to index of stories...


LIVE SHOT-LIVE


SENIOR CITIZENS LIVE IN ONE OF THESE HOMES HIT-- RIGHT NOW WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT IF INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE SENIORS ARE THE TARGET.

LIVE AT BROADWAY AND PINE VIEW SAM SWEENEY ABC-7. Return to index of stories...


WXRATE ALLYSON OPEN-CLIPTOPS


Return to index of stories...

STORMWARN FORECAST-WX ID TO WX CTR


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

After what ended up being a pretty stormy Thursday afternoon, we'll see the potential for more unsettled weather today as a cool front heads our way from the Gulf of Mexico.

The showers and storms probably won't arrive until this evening and tonight, so most of our Friday should actually be dry.

One change we'll notice through the day is more cloud cover streaming in ahead of the front, which will make for a pretty cloudy day across Southwest Florida.

Despite the extra clouds, it'll still be quite warm today with temperatures peaking in the mid 80s this afternoon.

A strengthening southerly wind will also keep the air feeling quite humid and tropical; winds will stay between 10-15 mph through the day with some higher gusts above 20 mph.

The main window for rain will be from sunset tonight through the early morning hours on Saturday, and depending on how well the storms can hold together before arriving in Southwest Florida, a few of the storms could be strong with highs winds and heavy rain.

After the rain pushes out Saturday morning, we're in store for improving weather for Easter weekend! Expect a slight cool down along with a nice dip in humidity with highs only in the low to mid 80s.

Sunday will end up being the sunnier day since clouds will probably linger a while through our Saturday.

If you're planning to attend an Easter Sunrise Service, you might actually end up needing a light jacket as temperatures drop close to the upper 50s by early Sunday morning.

As we head into the next week, our weather stay quiet, warm and sunny with highs returning to the mid to upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


SOUTH KOREA ARREST WARRANT-CLIP 2SH


BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW. ON THAT SUNKEN FERRY OFF THE COAST OF SOUTH KOREA.

WE JUST LEARNED. PROSECUTORS ARE ASKING THE COURT FOR AN ARREST WARRANT.

FOR THE CAPTAIN OF THE SOUTH KOREAN FERRY THAT SANK.

RIGHT NOW WE KNOW AT LEAST 28 ARE DEAD AND ABOUT 270 STILL MISSING.

ABOUT 300 PASSENGERS WERE STUDENTS ON A TRIP.

WE LEARNED THIS MORNING. THE VICE PRESIDENT OF THAT HIGH SCHOOL. WAS FOUND HANGING IN A TREE.

COUNT ON US TO LET YOU KNOW WHAT happenS AS THIS STORY DEVELOPS. Return to index of stories...


OBAMACARE NUMBERS-TCMON VO


PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA, SAYS 8 MILLION PEOPLE HAVE SIGNED UP FOR HEALTH INSURANCE. THROUGH NEW EXCHANGES.

THAT'S 1 MILLION MORE. THAN CONGRESSIONAL SCOREKEEPERS, INITIALLY PROJECTED.

MR. OBAMA ALSO SAYS,

35 PERCENT OF THOSE WHO SIGNED UP, ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 35.

HE PREDICTS, PREMIUMS WILL RISE IN THE FUTURE,

BUT IT'S SLOWER, THANKS TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT. Return to index of stories...


IRS AUDITS-POP VO


A NEW GOVERNMENT REPORT SAYS THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE. AUDITS LESS THAN 1 PERCENT OF LARGE PARTNERSHIPS. AND IT'S DRAWING CRITICISM FROM CONGRESS.

THE GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE.

SAYS THE NUMBER OF LARGE BUSINESSES ORGANIZED AS PARTNERSHIPS HAS MORE THAN TRIPLED SINCE 2002.

YET THEY HARDLY GET ANY CLOSE SCRUTINY BY THE *I-R-S.

LARGE PARTNERSHIPS ARE THOSE WITH MORE THAN 100 PARTNERS AND MORE THAN $100 MILLION IN ASSETS.

THE REPORT SAYS THE AUDIT RATE HAS BEEN PERSISTENTLY LOW SINCE AT LEAST 2007. Return to index of stories...


STUDY DRUGS-TRX VOTOPS


MORE AND MORE COLLEGE STUDENTS. ARE RELYING ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. TO GET THROUGH THEIR WORKLOAD.

THE MOST COMMON 'STUDY DRUGS', ARE FOR ADHD. LIKE ADDERALL, RITALIN, AND VY-VANSE.

EXPERTS THINK, ABOUT 30-PERCENT OF STUDENTS USE STIMULANTS NON-MEDICALLY.

FULL-TIME COLLEGE STUDENTS, WERE TWICE AS LIKELY TO USE ADDERALL NON-MEDICALLY. Return to index of stories...


CANCER SEEING GOGGLES-VOTOPS


AND THESE MIGHT LOOK LIKE SOMETHING OUT OF A SCI-FI MOVIE. BUT NEW **GOGGLES COULD START SAVING THOUSANDS OF LIVES.

WHEN YOU USE THEM WITH A SPECIFIC DYE THESE GLASSES CAN DETECT CANCER CELLS ANYWHERE IN THE BODY.

THE GLASSES HAVE ONLY BEEN USED ON 10 PATIENTS AND ALL HAD BREAST CANCER OR MELANOMA.

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PLANET DISCOVERY-OC VO


WATCH OUT EARTH. YOU MAY HAVE AN ESTRANGED TWIN.

SCIENTISTS SAY THEY'VE FOUND. THE CLOSEST THING TO OUR PLANET. AND IT'S NEARLY THE SAME SIZE.

NASA RESEARCHERS ADD,

IT PROBABLY *CAN SUPPORT LIFE.

RIGHT NOW. THEY CALL IT KEPLER-1-8-6-F.

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TALKING TO DOLPHINS-VOTOPS


TALKING TO DOLPHINS COULD SOON BECOME A REALITY.

SCIENTISTS HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMMUNICATED WITH THEM USING AN UNDERWATER AUDIO DEVICE.

IT MAKES NOISES. LIKE THE ONES DOLPHINS MAKE IN WATER.

THE MICROPHONES DON'T TRANSLATE THE DOLPHIN SOUND INTO HUMAN LANGUAGE. BUT SCIENTISTS CAN SPEAK TO THE ANIMALS IN CLICKS AND WHISTLES.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL YOGA-2SH-VO


A NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR. AND A NEW FOOTBALL COACH MEANS.

A LITTLE MORE ZEN,

FOR OFF-SEASON TRAINING AT ONE LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL.

FOOTBALL PLAYERS IN LEE COUNTY ARE GETTING IN TOUCH WITH THEIR MIND, BODY AND SOUL----

WATCH.

CYPRESS LAKE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYERS ARE INCORPORATING YOGA INTO THEIR TRAINING.

IT'S A FIRST, FOR THE PLAYERS AND LEE COUNTY.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL YOGA-SOTVO


5:12:09 being big is not the only thing we need in football. It's like having that strength and that agility, being limber 5:12:16

YOGA IMPROVES FLEXIBILITY - RANGE OF MOTION - PREVENTS INJURIES AND HELPS PLAYERS FOCUS.

CYPRESS LAKE'S VOLLEYBALL AND SWIM TEAMS. ARE ALSO DOING YOGA.

A YOGA STUDIO DONATED THE MATS,

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DUCT TAPE PRINCIPAL-TRX VOTOPS


AND STUDENTS AT A HIGH SCHOOL IN MAINE. ARE HOLDING THEIR PRINCIPAL HOSTAGE.

OR AT LEAST THAT'S WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE.

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DUCT TAPE PRINCIPAL-SOTVO


" They looked at how to do a fundraiser and

there's probably not too many things I wouldn't do in a positive way for

kids,"

KIDS AND STAFF PAY ONE DOLLAR FOR A STRIP OF DUCT TAPE. WITH THE PROCEEDS

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530AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-3SH


THIS FRIDAY MORNING. A LITTLE FUN.

TEENS HAVE THEIR OWN LANGUAGE.

DO YOU KNOW WHAT THEY'RE SAYING?

CHANCE HAS THE BUZZFEED WORDS. FOR A QUIZ.

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CHELSEA CLINTON PREGNANT-OC SOTVO


CHELSEA CLINTON IS GOING TO BE A MOM!

SHE BROKE THE NEWS OF HER PREGNANCY AT A WOMEN'S EVENT IN NEW YORK THURSDAY.

SHARING THE STAGE WITH HER MOTHER.

THE FORMER FIRST LADY SAYS SHE'S THRILLED ABOUT A NEW BABY.

maybe our grandchild will not have to be worried about some of the things young women and young men worry about today.

CHELSEA CLINTON ALSO SAID SHE HOPES SHE CAN BE AS GOOD A MOM. TO HER CHILD. AS HER MOTHER WAS TO HER. Return to index of stories...


630AM COVERAGE PROMISE TO BREAK-2SH-VO


CHELSEA CLINTON IS PREGNANT!

AND TWITTER WENT NUTS.

A FEW OF THE RESPONSES.

PRESIDENT CLINTON -- "Excited to add a new line to my Twitter bio.grandfather-to-be! "

HILLARY CLINTON -- "My most exciting title yet: Grandmother-To-Be! @billclinton and I are thrilled."

BLAKE -- What does Chelsea's baby mean for 2016? #sorry

F. BILL MCMORRIS -- "WHAT ABOUT BENGHAZI!!!!"

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TECH BYTES AT 530AM-PKG


IN TODAY'S TECH BYTES. FACEBOOK HAS UNVEILED A NEW LOCATION FEATURE,

CALLED "NEARBY FRIENDS."

IT ALLOWS USERS TO SEE WHERE THEIR FRIENDS ARE. AND HOW LONG THEY'VE BEEN

THERE. THE FEATURE IS ROLLING OUT IN THE COMING WEEKS FOR BOTH APPLE AND

ANDROID DEVICES.

MICROSOFT IS ROLLING OUT ITS LATEST MOBILE OPERATING SYSTEM. IT CONTAINS A

MORE VERSATILE KEYBOARD, AND A VOICE-ACTIVATED ASSISTANT CALLED CORTANA. U-

S-A TODAY'S ED BAIG HAS HIGH PRAISE FOR CORTANA. SAYING IT "MORE THAN

HOLDS ITS OWN" AGAINST RIVALS SIR-REE AND GOOGLE NOW.

"One of the things that sets it apart is that you can ask it to remind you,

for example to congratulate a friend who just got a job promotion. And then

when that person actually calls you, or you call them, suddenly you'll see

that little text."

AND THERE WAS A BIG JUMP LAST YEAR IN THE NUMBER OF SMART-PHONES LOST OR

STOLEN -- FOUR-AND-A-HALF MILLION, UP FROM LESS THAN 3 MILLION IN 2012!

THOSE ARE YOUR TECH BYTES, I'M JOHN MULLER. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENERIC FORECAST OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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STORMWARN FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS TH

E FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

After what ended up being a pretty stormy Thursday afternoon, we'll see the potential for more unsettled weather today as a cool front heads our way from the Gulf of Mexico.

The showers and storms probably won't arrive until this evening and tonight, so most of our Friday should actually be dry.

One change we'll notice through the day is more cloud cover streaming in ahead of the front, which will make for a pretty cloudy day across Southwest Florida.

Despite the extra clouds, it'll still be quite warm today with temperatures peaking in the mid 80s this afternoon.

A strengthening southerly wind will also keep the air feeling quite humid and tropical; winds will stay between 10-15 mph through the day with some higher gusts above 20 mph.

The main window for rain will be from sunset tonight through the early morning hours on Saturday, and depending on how well the storms can hold together before arriving in Southwest Florida, a few of the storms could be strong with highs winds and heavy rain.

After the rain pushes out Saturday morning, we're in store for improving weather for Easter weekend! Expect a slight cool down along with a nice dip in humidity with highs only in the low to mid 80s.

Sunday will end up being the sunnier day since clouds will probably linger a while through our Saturday.

If you're planning to attend an Easter Sunrise Service, you might actually end up needing a light jacket as temperatures drop close to the upper 50s by early Sunday morning.

As we head into the next week, our weather stay quiet, warm and sunny with highs returning to the mid to upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN AND TRAFFIC TRANSITION-CLIPTOPS


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TRAFFIC-AWS OR SS


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TRAFFIC SPONSOR BILLBOARD-CLIPTOPS


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ROB FORD KICKS OFF REELECTION CAMPAIGN-2SH SOTVO


TORONTO'S CRACK-SMOKING MAYOR. OFFICIALLY KICKED OFF HIS RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN.

HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE SHOWED UP. TO THE PARTY-LIKE EVENT.

ON THURSDAY,

FORD APPEARED PUMPED UP,

AND READY FOR ANOTHER RUN FOR OFFICE.

By re-electing me friends, by re-electing me on October 27, the people of Toronto, you folks, you folks will continue that I'm the most open, honest, fair, hardworking mayor that this city has ever seen. ,.

HE SAYS HE'S RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION. ON HIS RECORD.

AND PROMISED MORE OF THE SAME IF RE-ELECTED.

FORD DID NOT RELEASE A SPECIFIC PLATFORM.

THE CITY COUNCIL REMOVED MOST OF FORD'S POWERS AS MAYOR AFTER HE ADMITTED TO SMOKING CRACK LAST YEAR. Return to index of stories...


BUMP TO BREAK-3SHOT, CAM 10 BMP


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TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIP


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TS 1)-VOTOPS-WIPE


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TS 2)-VOTOPS-WIPE


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TS 3)-VOTOPS-WIPE


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TS 4)-VOTOPS-WIPE


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TS 5)-VOTOPS-WIPE


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TS 6)-VOTOPS-WIPE


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FINAL WEATHER


After what ended up being a pretty stormy Thursday afternoon, we'll see the potential for more unsettled weather today as a cool front heads our way from the Gulf of Mexico.

The showers and storms probably won't arrive until this evening and tonight, so most of our Friday should actually be dry.

One change we'll notice through the day is more cloud cover streaming in ahead of the front, which will make for a pretty cloudy day across Southwest Florida.

Despite the extra clouds, it'll still be quite warm today with temperatures peaking in the mid 80s this afternoon.

A strengthening southerly wind will also keep the air feeling quite humid and tropical; winds will stay between 10-15 mph through the day with some higher gusts above 20 mph.

The main window for rain will be from sunset tonight through the early morning hours on Saturday, and depending on how well the storms can hold together before arriving in Southwest Florida, a few of the storms could be strong with highs winds and heavy rain.

After the rain pushes out Saturday morning, we're in store for improving weather for Easter weekend! Expect a slight cool down along with a nice dip in humidity with highs only in the low to mid 80s.

Sunday will end up being the sunnier day since clouds will probably linger a while through our Saturday.

If you're planning to attend an Easter Sunrise Service, you might actually end up needing a light jacket as temperatures drop close to the upper 50s by early Sunday morning.

As we head into the next week, our weather stay quiet, warm and sunny with highs returning to the mid to upper 80s. Return to index of stories...


GOODBYE WEBSITE TEASE-3SH-WEB ANI


COVERAGE PROMISE OF THE BIGGEST STORY OF THE DAY ON WEB

" WHEN EVER YOU NEED A NEWS OR WEATHER UPDATE - WE ARE LOGGED ON AND UPDATING ABC-7.COM "

-WHAT IS COMING UP ON GMA - BIG STORY COVERAGE OF THE MORNING. Return to index of stories...


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