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>>> A DARING RESCUE, SEVERAL CONSTRUCTION WORKERS INJURED AFTER A PARKING DECK COLLAPSES IN MIDTOWN LEAVING AT LEAST ONE PERSON TRAPPED >>> PAYMENTS ON THE WAY IN THE PEACH STATE, WHY SOME PEOPLE COULD BE SEEING A BUMP IN UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS >>> NEVER FORGET, AMERICANS PAUSING TO REMEMBER 19 YEARS AGO TODAY, A LOOK AT CEREMONIES ACROSS THE CITY, NEW YORK CITY AND, OF COURSE, HERE IN GEORGIA >> 11ALIVE NEWS PRIME TIME ON THE ATL STARTS NOW >>> A SCARY SITUATION IN MIDTOWN TODAY AS A PARKING DECK UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT EMORY HOSPITAL SUDDENLY COLLAPSED THOUSANDS OF POUNDS OF CONCRETE CRASHED DOWN LEAVING ONE WORKER TRAPPED AND SEVERAL OTHERS INJURED >> THIS COLLAPSE HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 12 NOON THEY HAD TO USE A CRANE TO TRY TO GET THAT INJURED WORKER OUT TRAPPED IN THE DEBRIS LA’TASHA GIVENS WAS IN MIDTOWN TODAY AS INVESTIGATORS LOOK INTO WHAT WENT WRONG >> Reporter: THE 11ALIVE SKY TRACKER VIDEO SHOWS THE WORKER PUT ON A STRETCHER AND LIFTED INTO THE AIR BY A CRANE, THEN LOWERED TO THE GROUND THE WORKER TRAPPED AFTER THE 11 FLOOR OF THE PARKING DECK COLLAPSED ONTO THE TENTH FLOOR BEFORE NOON >> WE GOT THE INDIVIDUAL THAT WAS TRAPPED OUT IN ABOUT 10, 12 MINUTES IT’S A REAL AWESOME JOB TO KNOW THE KIND OF RIGGING REQUIRED THAT OUR MEMBERS DON’T GET HURT GOING IN COLLAPSING THE BUILDING AND I THINK THEY DID AN AWESOME JOB >> Reporter: REMARKABLE SAYS THE DEPUTY CHIEF CONSIDERING THE CRANE OPERATOR COULDN’T SEE WHERE THE WORKER WAS TRAPPED, SO THEY HAD TO RELY ON VERBAL CUES FROM THE FIRE DEPARTMENT >> FOR THAT PARTICULAR CRANE OPERATOR TO DO WHAT HE DID, I GIVE HIM A LOT OF KUDOS AND FOR OUR GUYS TO BE ABLE TO MAKE THAT HAPPEN, IT WAS AWESOME >> Reporter: FOUR OTHER WORKERS WERE TRAPPED BUT WERE ABLE TO FREE THEMSELVES ONCE EVERYONE WAS SAFE THE NEXT CONCERN WAS TO MAKE SURE WHETHER OR NOT THE STRUCTURE WAS STABLE >> THEY’RE GOING TO RIG IT TO USE THAT PORTION TO MAKE A LAP AND TIE IT INTO THE STABLE PART OF THE BUILDING >> Reporter: OFFICIALS ARE HOPING FOR A PANCAKE COLLAPSE MEANING THE BUILDING FALLS FLAT INSTEAD OF FOLDING OVER SPILLING ONTO THE NEARBY FREEWAY >> APD BASICALLY SET UP BARRICADES SO THAT NOW WE CAN MAINTAIN SAFETY AND MAKE SURE NO ONE GOES INTO THE COLLAPSE ZONE >>> THOUSANDS OF GEORGIANS COULD SEE A BUMP IN UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AS THE STATE DISTRIBUTES ADDITIONAL FEDERAL FUNDS IT COULD AMOUNT TO AS MUCH AS $1,800 FOR THOSE ELIGIBLE HERE’S DOUG RICHARDS TO EXPLAIN >> CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT HAD CREATED A RELIEF PROGRAM THAT HAD SENT $600 CHECKS TO FOLKS UNEMPLOYED BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC LISA FOY WORKS IN GEORGIA’S FILM INDUSTRY BUT SAYS SHE HASN’T ACTUALLY WORKED IN SIX MONTHS IN ADDITION TO STATE UNEMPLOYMENT, FOY GOT $600 WEEKLY CHECKS FUNDED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UNTIL THAT PROGRAM EXPIRED IN JULY >> I CUT MY BILLS DOWN AS MUCH AS I COULD

>> NOW SHE EXPECTS TO QUALIFY FOR $300 CHECKS IT’S A NEW EXTENSION OF THE ORIGINAL PROGRAM WITH ONLY HALF THE MONEY >> THIS PROGRAM IS ONLY FOR THE SIX WEEKS THAT ARE SET UP THROUGH THE LOST WAGES ASSISTANCE PROGRAM >> Reporter: IF PEOPLE WERE PREVIOUSLY ELIGIBLE, DO THEY NEED TO CONTACT YOU AGAIN OR IS IT AUTOMATIC? >> NO IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE AND RECEIVED A PAYMENT FOR ANY OF THOSE SIX WEEKS, WE ARE GOING TO ISSUE A SUPPLEMENT IF YOU MEET ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS >> IT ACTUALLY TOOK SEVEN WEEKS FOR ME TO GET MY UNEMPLOYMENT >> FOY EXPECTS TO BE AMONG THE OUT OF WORK GEORGIANS QUALIFYING FOR THE FULL $1,800 PAYMENT TO BE SENT OUT OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS WHAT SHE DOESN’T KNOW IS WHEN SHE CAN WORK AGAIN THE FILM INDUSTRY HAS SLOWLY STARTED PREPRODUCTION ON SOME PROJECTS IN GEORGIA IN RECENT WEEKS >> I KNOW THE UNION WAS WORKING WITH EPIDEMIOLOGISTS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO DO THINGS RIGHT AND HOW TO MAKE SURE WE CAN GO BACK TO WORK SAFELY RITE NOW IT’S STILL A GUESSING GAME >> THE STATE SAYS THE SUPPLEMENTAL PROGRAM IS EXPECTED TO PAY ABOUT 700,000 GEORGIANS AFTER THAT IT’S UNCLEAR CONGRESS HAS NOT AGREED TO EXTEND THE PROGRAM >>> THE MEGA COVID TESTING SITE NEAR THE AIRPORT CLOSING TODAY IT IS GONE WHEN IT OPENED IN AUGUST, THE ORIGINAL PLAN WAS TO STAFF THE TESTING SITE FOR 12 DAYS LIKE THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS FOR GOODNESS SAKE THAT TIMELINE WAS LATER EXTENDED IT HAD THE CAPACITY TO TEST 5,000 PEOPLE DAILY, BUT THERE WAS NEVER THAT DEMAND TO DO THAT MANY TESTS SO THE BUSIEST DAY WAS AUGUST 12th WHEN MORE THAN 1,400 PEOPLE GOT A COVID TEST TO HELP THE SITE IS CLOSING, THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IS STILL URGING GEORGIANS TO GET TESTED IF YOU HAVE ANY SYMPTOMS AT ALL AND BELIEVE YOU HAVE BEEN EXPOSED IT IS YOUR SOLEMN DUTY TO TRY AND GET TESTED NOW LET’S LOOK AT SOME OF THE OTHER TOP HEADLINES RIGHT NOW >>> A FEDERAL COURT HEARING ON GEORGIA’S VOTING MACHINES HAS BEEN HACKED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAID DURING A VIRTUAL HEARING AT LEAST TWO PEOPLE POSTED SWASTIKAS AND IMAGES FROM THE 9/11 ATTACKS AND PORNOGRAPHY AS WELL THERE WERE ROUGHLY 100 PEOPLE SIGNED IN AS PARTICIPANTS IN A ZOOM MEETING THE COURT QUICKLY ENDED THAT SESSION THERE’S NO WORD ON WHEN OR HOW THAT HEARING WILL RESUME >>> THERE’S NEW DETAILS ABOUT THE POLICE SHOOTING IN GWINNETT COUNTY THAT LEFT A MAN DEAD AND THE POLICE K-9 DEAD AS WELL AN AUTOPSY WAS SET FOR TODAY AS POLICE CONTINUE TO SEARCH FOR A WOMAN WHO THEY SAY GOT AWAY THE GBI SAYS GWINNETT POLICE OFFICERS WERE TRYING TO STOP THE MAN AND WOMAN YESTERDAY NEAR NORCROSS BECAUSE THEY WERE IN WHAT WAS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN A STOLEN CAR AS POLICE WERE SEARCHING FOR THEM WITH K-9 OFFICER BLUE, THE MAN AND THE K-9 BOTH WERE SHOT GBI SAYS IT IS STILL INVESTIGATING WHO FIRED THE SHOTS AND IN WHAT ORDER >>> A MISSING NORTH GEORGIA HIKER NOW HOME SAFE THANKS TO HELP FROM HALL COUNTY’S K-9 BELLA THOSE ARE AMAZING DOGS THE DAWSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THAT HIKER GOT LOST YESTERDAY IN THE AMICOLA FALLS PARK THURSDAY MORNING BELLA QUICKLY LED SEARCH CREWS TO FIND THE HIKER 2 TO 300 YARDS OFF OF THE MAIN TRAIL [ BELLS RINGING ] >>> BELLS CHIMED AND MOMENTS OF SILENCE HELPED MARK A DAY OUR COUNTRY WILL NEVER FORGET IT HAS NOW BEEN 19 YEARS SINCE THE SEPTEMBER 11th ATTACKS THIS MORNING PEOPLE GATHERED IN NEW YORK CITY AT THE SEPTEMBER 11th MEMORIAL PLAZA VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE ATTENDED THE MEMORIAL TODAY AS WELL AS DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE JOE BIDEN TONIGHT DOUBLE BEAMS OF LIGHT WILL BE TURNED ON AT THE SITE TO HONOR ALL WHO DIED WHEN THE TWIN TOWERS COLLAPSED >> THE HEROES OF FLIGHT 93 ARE AN EVERLASTING REMINDER THAT NO MATTER THE DANGER, NO MATTER THE THREAT, NO MATTER THE ODDS AMERICA WILL ALWAYS RISE UP, STAND TALL AND FIGHT BACK >> PRESIDENT TRUMP IN SHANKSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA, TODAY WHERE THE PASSENGERS OF FLIGHT 93 BROUGHT THE PLANE DOWN SO IT COULD NOT REACH THE CAPITOL THIS YEAR’S CEREMONY WAS SHORTER AND CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC THE SMALL CROWD PAUSED FOR A MOMENT OF SILENCE AND THE NAMES OF THE PASSENGERS AND CREW OF FLIGHT 93 WERE READ ALOUD >> ON SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001, TERRORISTS HIJACKED FOUR CIVILIAN AIRCRAFT AND CRASHED THEM INTO THE TOWERS OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER, THE PENTAGON AND IN A FIELD IN SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA >> MEMBERS OF CONGRESS HELD A CEREMONY OUTSIDE THE CAPITOL AS WELL BELLS TOLLED AT 8:46, THE MOMENT AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 11 CRASHED INTO THE NORTH TOWER OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER THE SOUNDS OF BELLS WERE FOLLOWED BY A MOMENT OF SILENCE

TO HONOR THOSE WHO DIED OR WERE INJURED >>> 9/11 IS A BIG PART OF THE STORY OF FIRST RESPONDERS ALL OVER OUR COUNTRY IT’S WHY FIREFIGHTERS FROM THE CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE’S FIRE DEPARTMENT MADE THE HOUR LONG DRIVE UP TO STONE MOUNTAIN PARK AND DID AN HONOR CLIMB TO SHOW RESPECT FOR THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES TO SAVE OTHERS >> Reporter: ROUGHLY 100 FIRST RESPONDERS CAME OUT FOR THIS ANNUAL CLIMB HERE AT STONE MOUNTAIN YOU HAD FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE OFFICERS FROM ACROSS METRO ATLANTA PARTICIPATING IT STARTED OUT WITH A PRAYER AND A MOMENT OF SILENCE BEFORE CLIMBING TO THE TOP OF STONE MOUNTAIN [ BAGPIPES PLAYING ] >> Reporter: I WAS TOLD THIS IS THE SIXTH YEAR FOR THIS EVENT IT’S AN EVENT THAT STARTED WITH INITIALLY FOUR FIRST RESPONDERS THAT HAS GROWN TO DOZENS PARTICIPATING EACH YEAR I SPOKE WITH A COUPLE OF GUYS PARTICIPATING AND THEY TOLD ME WHAT THIS DAY MEANS TO THEM >> WELL, IT JUST SHOWS THAT WE’RE ALL ONE BIG FAMILY WITH THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT FIRE DEPARTMENT YOU’RE IN YOU ALL REMEMBER SEPTEMBER 11th WE WERE ALL THINKING ABOUT WHAT THOSE GUYS WERE GOING THROUGH AS THEY’RE WALKING UP TO THE BUILDINGS WHAT THEY WERE GOING THROUGH, WHEN THEY WENT UP AND THEN WHAT THESE DEPARTMENTS WENT THROUGH WITH THIS TERRIBLE LOSS >> IT WAS VERY INTENSE CLIMBING IN FULL GEAR, ESPECIALLY IN SEPTEMBER IN GEORGIA BUT IT IS AN HONOR TO DO THAT SO I KIND OF ORGANIZED THE EVENT AND WE WANTED TO JUST SHOW THAT WE HADN’T FORGOTTEN >> WHEN THEY WENT INTO THOSE BUILDINGS, THEY KNEW EXACTLY WHAT THEY HAD TO DO AND THEY KNEW EXACTLY WHAT THEY WERE GOING TO FACE MANY KNEW THEY PROBABLY WEREN’T GOING TO COME BACK FROM THAT AND WE THINK ABOUT IT ALL THE TIME BUT ESPECIALLY ON SEPTEMBER THE 11th IT’S DEFINITELY A SPECIAL DAY AND WE THINK ABOUT THE FAMILIES THAT WERE LOST AND THEIR LOSS ON THOSE DAYS AS WELL >> Reporter: THIS IS NOT AN EASY HIKE, ESPECIALLY WITH ALL OF THE EQUIPMENT ON THIS WAS A ONE-MILE HIKE EQUIVALENT TO 160 FLIGHTS OF STAIRS >>> AN OLDER MAN’S HOME RAIDED AFTER POLICE ENDED UP AT THE WRONG HOUSE, OUR REVEAL INVESTIGATORS HAVE THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO SHOWING HOW THE S.W.A.T MEMBERS GOT THIS ONE VERY WRONG >>> AND DON’T FORGET WE ARE STREAMING RIGHT NOW ON OUR 11ALIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL YOU CAN SUBSCRIBE THERE, JOIN THE CONVERSATION LET US KNOW WHAT YOU’RE THINKING THERE’S MORE 11ALIVE NEWS >>> SHOW ME YOUR HANDS! GET ON THE GROUND GET ON THE GROUND NOW GET ON THE GROUND >> A NO-KNOCK WARRANT, FLASHBANG GRENADES, TERRIFYING, FRIGHTENING TO EVEN SEE THIS ON VIDEO CAN YOU IMAGINE IF YOU’RE 79 YEARS OLD IN THE MIDDLE OF ALL THAT AND YOU’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG? YOU FIND YOURSELF ON YOUR STOMACH HANDCUFFED, BUT HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES HAD THE WRONG MAN THEY ALSO HAD THE WRONG HOUSE >> OUR REVEAL CHIEF INVESTIGATOR BRENDAN KEEFE UNCOVERED THIS EXCLUSIVE BODY CAMERA VIDEO AND THE REASON WHY

THAT VICTIM IS STILL WAITING FOR JUSTICE >> WE’RE OUT WE’RE MOVING >> I’M FOLLOWING YOU, ANDY >> GO, GO, GO >> Reporter: THE HENRY COUNTY S.W.A.T TEAM LOCKED AND LOADED >> WAIT FOR THE BANG >> GRENADE >> Reporter: THEY’VE GOT A NO- KNOCK WARRANT FOR AN ACCUSED DRUG DEALER >> SHOW ME YOUR HANDS! SHOW ME YOUR HANDS >> I GOT THIS ONE >> Reporter: EIGHT BODY CAMERAS WERE ROLLING IN 2018 AS THE HEAVILY ARMED DEPUTIES SEARCHED FOR THEIR TARGET IN McDONAGH >> SHERIFF’S OFFICE, SERVING A WARRANT >> SOMETHING WENT OFF LIKE A BOMB IN MY HOUSE I THOUGHT IT WAS SOMETHING BLOWED UP IN THE HOUSE >> SHERIFF’S OFFICE, SEARCH WARRANT! >> KICK, KICK, KICK >> SHERIFF’S OFFICE! >> GOT THE HALLWAY, THEY WAS ALL OVER ME >> SHOW ME YOUR HANDS GET ON THE GROUND GET ON THE GROUND NOW >> I SAID, WHAT’S GOING ON? HE SAID, NO, YOU GET DOWN GET DOWN >> SHOW ME YOUR HAND GET ON THE GROUND GET ON THE GROUND NOW GET ON THE GROUND >> GRAB MY ARM, TWISTED IT BEHIND MY BACK AND HANDCUFFED ME >> PUT YOUR HANDS OUT IN FRONT OF YOU, SIR >> Reporter: 79-YEAR-OLD ONREE NORRIS WAS NOT THE TARGET DEPUTIES HAD THE WRONG MAN AND THE WRONG HOUSE >> SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCH WARRANT! >> I CAN’T EVEN IMAGINE WHAT HE WENT THROUGH >> GERONIMO >> IF YOU’RE NOT SAFE IN YOUR OWN HOME FROM THE GOVERNMENT WHEN YOU’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG, WHERE ARE YOU SAFE? >> APPARENTLY NOWHERE IT’S REALLY SAD AND IT HURTS EVEN MORE BECAUSE MY GRANDFATHER HAS NEVER BEEN IN ANY TROUBLE WITH THE POLICE HE’S NEVER EVEN HAD A TICKET >> Reporter: ONREE WAS WATCHING TELEVISION IN THE McDONAGH HOME HE’S OWNED FOR 50 YEARS THE NO-KNOCK SEARCH WARRANT WAS FOR THE HOUSE NEXT-DOOR THROUGH THE WOODS SO HOW DID DEPUTIES END UP HITTING A HOUSE WITH A DIFFERENT COLOR, A SEPARATE DRIVEWAY, ITS OWN MAILBOX AND ANOTHER ADDRESS? >> MISSED IT >> OH, [ BLEEP ] >> WE JUST GOT [ BLEEP ] UP >> MISSED >> Reporter: FIRST THE TACTICAL TEAM GOT LOST FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS FROM A GPS APP ON A PHONE THEN AS SOON AS THEY GOT TO THE CORRECT ADDRESS, DEPUTIES WERE IMMEDIATELY CONFUSED >> WHERE’S THE HOUSE? >> WHERE’S THE [ BLEEP ] HOUSE? >> I DON’T KNOW IF IT’S THAT HOUSE RIGHT THERE >> WHERE WE AT? WHERE WE AT? >> Reporter: THEY WALKED RIGHT PAST THE TARGET HOUSE WITHOUT CLEARING IT AND HEADED TO THE TREE LINE TO THE NEXT HOUSE ON THE STREET EVEN THEN DEPUTIES WERE UNSURE >> THIS HOUSE? THIS HOUSE? >> Reporter: LOOKING BACK AND FORTH AT THE TWO HOUSES, IT WAS TOO LATE THE ENTRY TEAM WAS ALREADY FORCING ITS WAY INTO ONREE’S HOME >> KICK KICK >> IT JUST LIKE SCARED ME TO DEATH I ALREADY HAD HEART TROUBLE I HAD HAD HEART SURGERY >> YOU GOT WHAT? >> HEART TROUBLE >> ALL RIGHT YOU HAVING HEART TROUBLES RIGHT NOW? >> YEAH I COULD HAVE DIED I COULD HAVE HAD A HEART ATTACK >> Reporter: WHEN THEY FINALLY REALIZED THEY’D HIT THE WRONG HOUSE, DEPUTIES TURNED THEIR CAMERAS OFF ONE BY ONE >> A PIZZA DELIVERY MAN COULD HAVE DELIVERED A PIZZA TO A CORRECT ADDRESS >> Reporter: DARRYL SCOTT IS ONREE’S ATTORNEY E SUED HENRY COUNTY’S TACTICAL COMMANDER, BUT THE FEDERAL JUDGE DISMISSED THE CASE BECAUSE POLICE OFFICERS ARE ENTITLED TO QUALIFIED IMMUNITY >> THAT’S WHAT HAPPENS IN THE MAJORITY OF THE CASES THE MAJORITY ARE DISMISSED OR QUALIFIED IMMUNITY EVEN WHEN THERE’S A CONSTITUTIONAL VIOLATION >> Reporter: JUDGES CREATED QUALIFIED IMMUNITY TO PROTECT INDIVIDUAL OFFICERS FROM LIABILITY UNLESS VICTIMS CAN SHOW THE OFFICERS VIOLATED RIGHTS THAT ARE CLEARLY ESTABLISHED >> AS A SCREENING MECHANISM FOR FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS AND WHAT IT’S MORPHED INTO IS ALMOST ABSOLUTE IMMUNITY FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS >> THE OFFICERS USED A BATTERING RAM TO ENTER THE WRONG HOUSE, USED FLASHBANG GRENADES, HANDCUFFED THE WRONG MAN IN THE WRONG HOUSE AND THEIR GET OUT OF JAIL FREE CARD IS I’M SORRY AND QUALIFIED IMMUNITY DOES I’M SORRY CUT IT? >> NO, SORRY DOES NOT CUT IT IT JUST SHOWS THAT BADGE IS A GET OUT OF JAIL FREE CARD IT’S SHOWING IF I HAVE A BADGE, I CAN SAY I’M SORRY AND I HAVE NO ACCOUNTABILITY >> THE GOVERNMENT HAS GIVEN OFFICERS A BLANK CHECK TO GO OUT IN THE COMMUNITY AND BREAK THE LAW THEY FEEL LIKE THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO DO THAT WITH NO CONSEQUENCE >> Reporter: IF THEY’RE ABLE TO GET AWAY WITH THIS AND NOT BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE, WHAT’S THE DANGER, THEN? >> THEY’RE GOING TO JUST KEEP ON DOING IT THEY ARE PROBABLY GOING INTO SOMEBODY’S WRONG HOUSE OF SOMEBODY’S GOING TO GET HURT >> Reporter: BECAUSE THAT FEDERAL JUDGE RULED QUALIFIED IMMUNITY APPLIES TO THE DEPUTIES IN THIS CASE ONREE NORRIS HASN’T SEEN A PENNY IN COMPENSATION E-FILED AN APPEAL WITH THE 11th CIRCUIT U.S. COURT OF APPEALS AND THAT APPEAL IS PENDING TONIGHT >>> I’M METEOROLOGIST CHRIS

HOLCOMB FROM THE 11ALIVE STORMTRACKERS, BRAND-NEW TROPICAL STORM DEVELOPING OFF THE COAST OF FLORIDA THAT IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN MOVING INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO POTENTIALLY MAKING LANDFALL HERE AROUND LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI ONCE WE GET INTO TUESDAY, COULD BECOME A STRONG TROPICAL STORM JUST SHY OF HURRICANE STRENGTH, BUT THIS SYSTEM IS JUST DEVELOPING WE EXPECT THE SPAGHETTI MODEL AND FORECASTS TO CHANGE THE NEXT FEW DAYS ESPECIALLY ONCE THIS GETS INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO AND HITS WARM WATER WE COULD SEE INTENSIFICATION WITH THAT WE’LL KEEP TRACKING IT FOR YOU OF DEPENDING WHERE THE SYSTEM GOES AND WHERE THE REMNANTS GO WILL DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE ANY IMPACTS HERE IN METRO ATLANTA FROM THIS IS ONE OF THE SCENARIOS WE’VE BEEN SHOWING YOU OUR MOISTURE MAP THE PAST FEW DAYS THE BLUER COLORS ARE DRIER AIR THE YELLOW, ORANGE AND RED INDICATES MORE MOIST AIR THROUGH THE WEEKEND WE’LL STILL SEE SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH US WITH THE TROPICAL MOISTURE IN PLACE THAT MORE INTENSE TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL REMAIN INTO THE GULF AND EVEN ON SUNDAY WATCH THIS THAT IS THAT POTENTIAL TROPICAL SYSTEM WITH ALL THE MOISTURE WITH IT IN THE GULF THAT MIGHT ROB US OF SOME MOISTURE ON SUNDAY THE MODELS ARE STARTING TO TREND BACK ON RAIN CHANCES FOR SUNDAY THIS SHOWS SOME DRIER AIR COMING IN HERE LATER IN THE DAY ON SUNDAY THEN DEPENDING WHERE THAT SYSTEM GOES, IT’S GOING TO BE KIND OF HANGING OUT HERE ALONG THE GULF COAST REGION AND KEEP A LOT OF THE TROPICAL MOISTURE IN THE GULF COAST REGION UP INTO ALABAMA, SOUTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA, BUT OUR MOISTURE COULD BE LIMITED HERE ON MONDAY WE HAVE ABOUT A 40% CHANCE OF SHOWERS, TUESDAY RAIN CHANCES DOWN A LITTLE BIT AND WE’RE TRYING TO GET AN EAST WIND COMING IN HERE WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY THAT WILL BRING IN SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR AND ALSO SOME COOLER AIR IN OUR AREA A LOT TO WATCH OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS IT’S GOING TO BE THE BATTLE BETWEEN THE TROPICAL MOISTURE DOWN IN THE GULF COAST REGION AND THE DRIER AIR TRYING TO MOVE INTO OUR AREA WE’RE KIND OF STUCK IN THE MIDDLE IT’S A TRICKY FORECAST THE NEXT FEW DAYS TONIGHT IT’S MILD, MUGGY WITH 80s THROUGH ABOUT 10:00 AFTER THAT IN THE 70s, WAKING UP IN THE MORNING TO 70s AND EVEN THE CHANCE FOR A FEW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, A FEW SHOWERS AT NOONTIME AND IN THE AFTERNOON AS WELL WE’LL ONLY GOING WITH A 5 ON THE WIZOMETER, HIGHS UP TO ABOUT 86 DEGREES THE FORECAST TRACK TONIGHT, A COUPLE ISOLATED SHOWERS POSSIBLE THAT WILL BE DIMINISHING IN THE MORNING YOU CAN SEE A FEW OF SHOWS SHOWERS AT 7 A.M., NOT WIDESPREAD OR HEAVY, JUST KIND OF LIGHT STUFF AT LUNCHTIME SPOTTY SHOWERS AROUND AND THAT’S IN THE AFTERNOON, TOO A COUPLE OF THOSE COULD HAVE SOME POCKETS OF HEAVY RAIN WITH THEM AND THUNDER AND LIGHTNING, BUT NOTHING SEVERE 50% CHANCE FOR THOSE SHOWERS SATURDAY IS THEN WE GO DOWN TO A 40% CHANCE SUNDAY AND MONDAY WE MAY BE FINE TUNING THIS FORECAST IT ALL DEPENDS ON THE TRACK OF THE SYSTEM IN THE GULF

LOWER RAIN CHANCES TUE >>> SOME BREAKING NEWS OUT OF NORTH GEORGIA, THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE FOR CONGRESS IN THE 14th DISTRICT IS LEAVING THE RACE KEVIN VAN AUSDAL SAID HE’S DROPPING OUT FOR PERSONAL AND FAMILY REASONS THAT LEAVES OPPONENT MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE WITHOUT AN OPPONENT NOW SHE IS A HEAVY FAVORITE NO MATTER WHO THE DEMOCRATS WERE GOING TO RUN AGAINST HER THIS IS A GOOD TIME TO REVISIT THE TOPIC OF HER WINNING AND GOING TO WASHINGTON PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS LAUDED HER ON TWITTER AND REPUBLICANS MAYBE ARE STILL A LITTLE WARY OF HER IN GIVING HER SUPPORT GIVEN ALL THE THINGS SHE HAD SAID REGARDING QANON AND OTHER CONTROVERSIAL STATEMENTS IN THE PAST >> I’LL BE HONEST I THINK HER FUTURE IN WASHINGTON AND HOW ACCEPTED OR NOT ACCEPTED SHE IS DEPENDS ON THE WINNER OF THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE BECAUSE YOU POINTED OUT THE ONLY PERSON THAT HAS GIVEN HER ACCEPTANCE IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY HAS BEEN THE PRESIDENT YOU’VE SEEN THERE WERE ATTEMPTS BY THE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP, SOME VOICED THINGS MORE STRONGLY THAN OTHERS, BUT THERE’S A GENERAL SENSE IN THE ELECTED REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP IN CONGRESS THAT THEY’VE GOT TO DENOUNCE THIS QANON CONSPIRACY BUSINESS NONSENSE, THAT THIS IS A VIRUS INSIDE THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND IF THIS VIRUS SPREADS, THIS COULD BE EXTRAORDINARILY DAMAGING, NOT JUST FOR THE PARTY, BUT PERHAPS TO THE COUNTRY SO I DO THINK THERE IS SOME SERIOUS CONCERN AMONG SOME ELECTED REPUBLICANS ABOUT THIS, BUT IF THE PRESIDENT WINS REELECTION, IT’S HIS REPUBLICAN PARTY THE QUESTION IS SHE ON AN ISLAND OR IS SHE SOMEWHAT EMBRACED AND I THINK A LOT OF THAT WILL DEPEND WHAT HAPPENS WITH THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE >> SHIFTING GEARS A LITTLE BIT, DR. ANTHONY FAUCI SAYING EARLIER TODAY WE MAY NOT RETURN TO NORMAL LIFE UNTIL THE END OF 2021 BECAUSE OF HOW LONG IT WILL TAKE FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE POPULATION TO BE VACCINATED IS THE CORONAVIRUS STILL A NUMBER ONE ISSUE FOR VOTERS AS WE ENTER THE FINAL WEEKS BEFORE THE ELECTION IN NOVEMBER, ABOUT SEVEN MORE WEEKS TO GO? >> WELL, IT DEPENDS HOW YOU POLL IT, BUT BASICALLY THE CORONAVIRUS AND THE PANDEMIC IS CERTAINLY EITHER THE NUMBER ONE OR NUMBER TWO ISSUE SOME PEOPLE PUT THE ECONOMY SOME WOULD ARGUE THE ECONOMY AND PANDEMIC ARE SORT OF INTERTWINED THE HEALTH EXPERTS HAVE BEEN REALISTIC WITH US FROM THE GET- GO I DO THINK WHAT’S MADE THE VACCINE POLITICS SO COMPLICATED IS THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN IMPATIENT, IMPATIENT WITH THE LOCKDOWN, IMPATIENT WITH THE VACCINE, IMPATIENT WITH THE MASKS AND THAT IMPATIENCE HAS TRANSLATED TO THE PUBLIC AND THAT’S WHY WE’RE IN THE SITUATION WE’RE IN >> WE’RE HEARING NEW WORD FROM MICROSOFT RUSSIA, CHINA AND IRAN HAVE STEPPED UP CYBERATTACKS ON BOTH THE TRUMP AND BIDEN PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS WHERE DO WE STAND WITH ALL THIS? ARE THE CAMPAIGNS AND UNITED STATES AS A COUNTRY READY TO ADDRESS THESE ISSUES AND WARD OFF ANY ELECTION INTERFERENCES THAT SEEMS LIKE THIS IS SOMETHING WE’LL CONTINUE TO SEE? >> THIS DOES APPEAR TO BE IT WAS JUST AS BAD AS IT WAS FOUR YEARS AGO, THAT THERE’S A VERY AGGRESSIVE RUSSIAN OPERATION THERE IS A LESS AGGRESSIVE IRANIAN AND CHINA OPERATION, BUT IT’S THE RUSSIAN ONE THAT IS MORE WEAPONIZED AND I THINK THAT THAT HAS BEEN THE CONCERN IS THAT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS LUMPING ALL THREE COUNTRIES TOGETHER AND TRYING IN SOME WAYS TO ELEVATE CHINA AS THE GREATER THREAT WHAT MICROSOFT IS SAYING AND TO ME THAT WAS WHAT WAS IMPORTANT, YES, THEY’VE SEEN EVIDENCE OF CHINA AND IRAN, BUT THE INTENSITY OF THE RUSSIAN OPERATION BLOWS THE OTHER TWO COUNTRIES OUT OF THE WATER >> ALWAYS A LOT TO DISCUSS THANK YOU SO MUCH, CHUCK

REMEMBER >>> 9/11 STILL IMPACTS FIRST RESPONDERS WHO WERE THERE ON THAT DAY COVID IS IMPACTING THEM, TOO JOHN THEIL FAMOUSLY TESTIFIED TO CONGRESS WITH JON STEWART IN FAVOR OF A VICTIMS COMPENSATION FUND AND NOW HE IS SHARING ABOUT COVID’S IMPACTS ON THE HEROES OF 9/11 SAVANNAH LEVINS HAS THAT STORY >> Reporter: JOHN THEIL KNOWS FEAR, AN ARMY VETERAN, A SUPERVISOR AT GROUND ZERO ON SEPTEMBER 11th , 2001, WHAT FALLING DEBRIS TOOK HIS LEG AND NEARLY HIS LIFE THEN IN MARCH HE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH COVID >> I WAS IN THE HOSPITAL 11 WEEKS AFTER 9/11 WHEN I GOT HURT AND HAVING THIS ILLNESS, THOSE ARE THE ONLY TWO TIMES I CAN EVER REMEMBER BEING AFRAID IN MY LIFE THE ABILITY NOT TO BREATHE IS A SCARY, SCARY FEELING NOT KNOWING WAS THE BIGGEST FEAR I’M NOT AFRAID OF DYING I JUST DIDN’T WANT TO DIE LIKE THAT >> Reporter: JOHN PULLED THROUGH DONATING PLASMA EIGHT TIMES AND DISTRIBUTING $100,000 IN PPE AND FOOD TO HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES, EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS, BUT THE PANDEMIC BRINGS HIS PURPOSE INTO EVEN SHARPER FOCUS AS HIS FELLOW 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS ARE AMONG THE MOST VULNERABLE TO COVID- 19 >> I TOLD THE 9/11 COMMUNITY TO HEED THE ADVICE OF THE EXPERTS, TO TAKE THIS ILLNESS SERIOUS BECAUSE WE’RE ALL COMPROMISED OUR IMMUNE SYSTEMS ARE COMPROMISED FROM THE AFTERMATH AND THE TOXINS FROM 9/11 NOW EVERYBODY IS LOOKING OVER THEIR SHOULDER AND I’M SURE IT’S GOING ON IN THE MILITARY AS WELL, WHEN AM I GOING TO GET COVID-19? AM I GOING TO SURVIVE IT IF I GET IT? I KNOW I’M COMPROMISED >> Reporter: JOHN SAYS AT LEAST 50 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS HE KNOWS OF HAVE DIED FROM COVID >> PART OF ME DIES WITH THEM ANYBODY WHO DIED BEFORE MARCH, AS SAD AS IT IS, THEY HAD A FUNERAL ANYBODY WHO DIED AFTER MARCH, THEY DIDN’T EVEN HAVE THE PROPER FUNERAL FOR THEIR LOVED ONES NOT ONLY IS THAT SAD, THAT MAKES MY SOUL CRY THAT MAKES MY HEART BLEED THAT THESE FAMILIES DIDN’T GIVE THEIR LOVED ONES THE PROPER SEND JOHN >> Reporter: ON SATURDAY JOHN WILL LEAD A CEREMONY AT THE 9/11 RESPONDERS REMEMBRANCE PARK A PLAQUE WILL BE ADDED FOR THE HEROES STOLEN BY THIS VIRUS >> WE’RE GOING TO HONOR THEM AND READ THEIR NAMES FOLLOWED BY THE RINGING OF THE BELL AND THEN WE’RE GOING TO HAVE A FLYOVER FOR THEM >> Reporter: BECAUSE THROUGH THE HEARTBREAK OF THAT DAY 19 YEARS AGO WE LEARNED TO COME TOGETHER, TO LOVE AND TO REMEMBER >> I’M A STRONG BELIEVER THAT GOOD ALWAYS TRIUMPHS OVER EVIL AND I’M A STRONG BELIEVER THAT CHARITY ALWAYS TRIUMPHS OVER

ANGER >>> ON THIS SEPTEMBER 11th A NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES TOOK TIME TO HONOR THE VICTIMS OF THE TERRORIST ATTACKS THEY VISITED SITES WHERE THERE WERE PLANNED MEMORIALS AND THE CEREMONIES LOOKED QUITE DIFFERENT THIS YEAR >> Reporter: ON THE 19th ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11th TERROR ATTACKS AMERICANS STOPPED TO REMEMBER PRESIDENT TRUMP AND DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE JOE BIDEN PRESSING PAUSE ON POLITICS PAYING TRIBUTE TO THOSE LOST AND PASSING THEIR RESPECTS TO THE FAMILIES AT GROUND ZERO BIDEN STOPPING TO TALK TO A 90-YEAR-OLD WOMAN THE TWO COMFORTED ONE ANOTHER, EACH HAVING SUFFERED THE LOSS OF A SON >> NEVER GOES AWAY >> NEVER GOES AWAY >> Reporter: PRESIDENT TRUMP IN SHANKSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA, WHERE FLIGHT 93 CRASHED RECALLING HOW PASSENGERS BANDED TOGETHER TO FIGHT THE HIJACKERS FOILING THEIR PLANNED DESTINATION, THE WHITE HOUSE OR U.S. CAPITOL >> THE ONLY THING THAT STOOD BETWEEN THE ENEMY AND A DEADLY STRIKE AT THE HEART OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY WAS THE COURAGE AND RESOLVE OF 40 MEN AND WOMEN >> Reporter: BIDEN VISITING SHANKSVILLE LATER IN THE DAY EARLIER IN NEW YORK CITY JOE BIDEN AND VICE PRESIDENT PENCE CROSSED PATHS AT A MEMORIAL EVENT SHARING AN ELBOW BUMP, A SHOW OF UNITY DEMOCRATIC VICE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE KAMALA HARRIS RECALLING A 9/11 EXPERIENCE SHARED BY MANY IN THIS COUNTRY >> OUR FIRST REACTION WITHOUT PAUSE WAS TO HUG AND HOLD EACH OTHER PERFECT STRANGERS >> Reporter: THOSE DAYS OF TOGETHERNESS 19 YEARS AGO, A STARK CONTRAST TO A DIVIDED NATION FACING THE TRAGEDY OF OUR TIMES, THE COVID PANDEMIC, YET STILL COMMEMORATING SEPTEMBER 11th , 2001 >>> THE STATE ELECTION BOARD IS ASKING GEORGIA’S ATTORNEY GENERAL TO LOCK INTO 98 OUTSTANDING CASES OF VOTER FRAUD SOME DATE AS FAR BACK AS 2014 OTHERS INVOLVE THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE SAYS THE CLAIMS INCLUDE PEOPLE KNOWINGLY CASTING A SECOND BALLOT OR SUBMITTING ABSENTEE BALLOTS ON BEHALF OF ADULT CHILDREN WHO ARE FELONS IN ADDITION TO SECOND VOTING INCIDENTS ABOUT 150,000 PEOPLE WHO REQUESTED ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR THIS YEAR’S PRIMARY OR RUNOFF ELECTIONS LATER DECIDED TO VOTE IN PERSON OUT OF THAT NUMBER ABOUT 1,000 PEOPLE VOTED BOTH WAYS THE REPORTS ARE SPREAD OUT ACROSS 100 GEORGIA COUNTIES ANYONE FOUND GUILTY OF GAMING THE SYSTEM WILL BE PROSECUTED, BUT IT WAS SAID THE CASES DID NOT CHANGE ANY RACE RESULTS WE HAVE AN ENTIRE SECTION OF WWW.11ALIVE.COM DEDICATED TO POLITICS WHERE YOU’LL FIND THE VERY LATEST ON THE CONTESTS, CANDIDATES AND ISSUES MOST IMPORTANT TO GEORGIANS THROUGHOUT THIS IMPORTANT ELECTION YEAR >>> WE LEARNED EARLIER TODAY CARROLLTON HIGH SCHOOL CANCELED ITS GAME TONIGHT AGAINST NEWNAN AFTER A CARROLLTON PLAYER TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 OUR JOE HENKE WALKS US THROUGH WHAT TO EXPECT AS THE NFL GETS UNDERWAY >>> THE ATLANTA FALCONS HAVE NOT PLAYED A GAME SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN AND KNEEL KICK OFF THE SEASON THIS SUNDAY HERE AGAINST THE SEATTLE SEAHAWKS THE 71,000 PLUS SEATS AROUND ME, THOUGH, WILL REMAIN EMPTY THE MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM SET FOR SUNDAY’S GAME, FANS WON’T BE ABLE TO CHEER ON THE FALCONS IN PERSON THROUGH AT LEAST SEPTEMBER >> PAINFUL AS THEY ARE, WE WILL NOT BRING FANS IN THE BUILDING IF WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THEIR SAFETY >> Reporter: THE STADIUM REPRESENTATIVES ARE TRACKING COVID-19 AND CDC GUIDELINE DEVELOPMENTS BUT ARE NOT READY TO SAY WHEN FANS CAN FILL THESE SEATS FOR ANY EVENT AGAIN GAME DAY CROWDS TAILGATING OUTSIDE THE STADIUM IS ALSO DISCOURAGED >> LET’S MAKE SURE WE DO THE BEST FOR PUBLIC SAFETY OVERALL >> Reporter: FANS OR NO FANS IS A TEAM BY TEAM DECISION THE NFL SEASON BEGAN THURSDAY IN KANSAS CITY WITH MASKED FANS IN THE STANDS WHERE SOCIAL DISTANCING ONLY ALLOWED FOR FEWER THAN 17,000 PEOPLE IN A 75,000-SEAT STADIUM WHEN FANS DO RETURN TO THE BENZ, SEATING SHOULD LOOK SIMILAR AND TARPS WILL COVER THE FIRST SEVEN ROWS >> IF YOU BOOK THREE SEATS, FOR EXAMPLE, YOU SIT DOWN IN THESE THREE SEATS, ALL THE SEATS AROUND YOU WITHIN SIX FEET WILL BE ZIPPED AND NOBODY CAN USE THEM >> Reporter: SEASON TICKET HOLDERS WILL BE OFFERED TICKETS FIRST >> SINCE THEY HAVE STUCK WITH THE TEAM OVER THE YEARS, THEY SHOULD HAVE THE FIRST OPPORTUNITY TO COME TO GAMES >> Reporter: THE BENZ’S SEATS

HAVE BEEN EMPTY FOR MONTHS THE NCAA’S MEN’S FINAL FOUR IN APRIL, CANCELED ROLLING STONES, KENNY CHESNEY AND JUSTIN BIEBER CONCERTS ALL POSTPONED ATLANTA UNITED GAMES RECENTLY RETURNED WITH NO FANS THE CHICK-FIL-A COLLEGE FOOTBALL KICKOFF CANCELED WHEN FANS RETURN, MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED, CONCESSIONS PREPACKAGED, DISTANCING REMINDERS UPDATED CLEANING PROCEDURES ARE ALREADY IN PLACE THIS SUNDAY SOME FALCON SEASON TICKET HOLDERS WILL BE IN VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE ON THE HALO BOARD ABOVE THE FIELD >> IT’S GOING TO LOOK AND FEEL DIFFERENT, BUT IT IS A SAFETY FIRST MESSAGE >> Reporter: MEANING FOR NOW FANS WILL NEED TO WATCH ON TV >>> STILL TO COME, ATLANTA SMALL BUSINESSES, MANY HIT HARD BY THE CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWNS, FINDING NEW WAYS TO SURVIVE AS >>> WE HAVE BEEN TRACKING THE IMPACT ON SMALL BUSINESSES SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN THE MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESSES IN ATLANTA’S WEST END HAVE BEEN HIT VERY HARD TONIGHT BILL LISS SHOWS US HOW SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ARE ADOPTING INNOVATIVE THINKING TO TRY AND KEEP THEIR DOORS OPEN >> Reporter: IN ATLANTA’S WEST END THE TOLL HAS BEEN DEVASTATING THE WEST END MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION SAYS NEARLY 50 OF PREDOMINANTLY OWNED AFRICAN- AMERICAN SMALL BUSINESSES HAVE SHUT THEIR DOORS, MOST OF THEM FOR GOOD >> THE NEWER SMALLER BUSINESSES HAVE RUN OUT OF ALL THE GOVERNMENT AID AND ARE EITHER CLOSING THEIR DOORS OR IN THE PROCESS >> Reporter: THAT MEANS SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS MUST BE INNOVATIVE AND MUST BE THINKING OUT OF THE BOX IN ORDER TO KEEP THE CUSTOMERS COMING IN THE FRONT DOOR EVEN WITH LIMITED RESOURCES THE REALITY RESTAURANT OWNER OFFERS OTHER SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS THIS ADVICE >> IF YOU’RE NOT FOCUSED ON YOUR CUSTOMER BASE AND BEING RELEVANT TO THEM, WHAT IS THE POINT OF BEING IN BUSINESS?

>> Reporter: CECELIA SAYS USE IMAGINATION AND DIVERSIFY >> IF YOU’RE A CORNER LIQUOR STORE, MAYBE YOU WANT TO HAVE SOME FRESH FRUIT IF YOU ARE SELLING SOUL FOOD, MAYBE BE SURE YOU HAVE SALAD IN THERE >> Reporter: AN OWNER OF THE OFF THE HOOK BARBERSHOP KARL BOOKER SAYS HE’S ADDED APPOINTMENTS >> I’M TRYING TO SUPPORT AS MANY SMALLER BUSINESSES AS I POSSIBLY CAN TO BE ABLE TO HELP THEM SURVIVE, BUT IT COMES TO DIVERSIFYING YOUR BUSINESS I THINK IT DEFINITELY IS WHAT’S NEEDED >> Reporter: AND THOMAS PORTIS JR. OF BENJAMIN MOORE PAINTS IS WELL AWARE OF BALANCING BUDGETS TO STAY IN BUSINESS >> I THINK THE BEST THING THAT YOU CAN DO IS TO CUT EXPENSES AND TRY NOT TO CREATE A NEW EXPENSE >> Reporter: UNITY NATIONAL BANK DIRECTOR GEORGE ANDREWS URGES HIS WEST END SMALL BUSINESS CLIENTS TO USE PERSONAL ASSETS TO HELP KEEP THEIR BUSINESSES AFLOAT >> THIS IS AN EXCELLENT TIME FOR INDIVIDUALS TO REMORTGAGE THEIR HOMES RATES ARE AT ALL TIME LOWS >> Reporter: THE GOAL IS TO KEEP THE SMALL BUSINESS STORES OPEN AND NOT LET COVID-19 END WHAT IN MANY CASES IS GENERATIONS OF WEST END SMALL BUSINESS OWNERSHIP >>> I’M METEOROLOGIST CHRIS HOLCOMB FROM THE 11ALIVE STORMTRACKERS IT WAS A VERY WARM, MUGGY DAY, HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90s BUT FELT LIKE MID-90s MUCH OF THE DAY IN ATHENS WE HAD TRIPLE DIGITS HEAT INDEX LEVELS ALL BECAUSE OF THE MOISTURE CONTENT IN THE AIR AND DEW POINTS IN THE LOWER 70s, WHICH IS REALLY MAKING IT FEEL VERY OPPRESSIVE OUT THERE AND VERY MUGGY IT’S GOING TO BE THE SAME WAY TOMORROW WITH HIGHER RAIN CHANCES THIS IS WHAT WE’RE WATCHING GOING INTO SUNDAY WE HAVE THIS TROPICAL SYSTEM THAT WILL BE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO AND DEPENDING ON THE STRENGTH OF THAT AND TRACK OF THAT SYSTEM, IT MAY ACTUALLY ROB US OF SOME MOISTURE HERE AND WE MIGHT SEE SOME DRIER AIR COMING IN FOR SUNDAY WITH THE DEW POINTS COMING DOWN INTO THE 60s, MONDAY UPPER 60s, LOWER 70s AND DRIER AIR PUSHING IN NEXT WEEK IT’S GOING TO BE A REAL BATTLE BETWEEN ALL THE MOISTURE IN THE GULF AND DRIER AIR TRYING TO FILTER IN FROM THE NORTH AND EAST WE MADE IT TO 90 TODAY FOR A HIGH WE SHOULD BE AROUND 84 IT FELT EVEN HOTTER WHEN YOU FACTOR IN THE HUMIDITY WE’RE ABOUT 12 1/2 INCHES ABOVE WHERE WE SHOULD BE IN RAINFALL SO FAR FOR THE YEAR CHECK OUT THE WEATHER HEADLINES WE’LL CONTINUE TRACKING SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND A LITTLE BIT OF THUNDER AND LIGHTNING IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON, BUT WE DON’T EXPECT ANYTHING SEVERE IT’S GOING TO STAY MUGGY THROUGH THE WEEKEND, AT LEAST ON SATURDAY, BUT WE’LL WATCH TO SEE IF DRIER AIR STARTS FILTERING IN LATER SUNDAY THANKS TO THAT TROPICAL SYSTEM IN THE GULF OF MEXICO KEEPING A LOT OF THAT TROPICAL MOISTURE SOUTH OF US AND MAYBE ROBBING US OF SOME OF THAT MOISTURE THAT’S JUST ONE OF THE SCENARIOS WE’LL WATCH THROUGH THE WEEKEND SATURDAY WE’LL GO WITH A 5 ON THE WIZOMETER, HIGHS UP TO 86 DEGREES, SCATTERED SHOWERS AT ANYTIME DURING THE DAY, BETTER CHANCE IN THE AFTERNOON WHERE WE COULD HAVE THUNDER AND LIGHTNING, BUT WE DON’T EXPECT ANYTHING SEVERE WATCH THIS THIS IS ON SATURDAY WHERE WE’LL CONTINUE WATCHING THE SYSTEM THAT’S GOING TO MOVE INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO THIS IS THE EUROPEAN MODEL THIS IS THE CENTER OF CIRCULATION ON SATURDAY SPREADING ALL THIS MOISTURE INTO THE GULF COAST REGION IT’S GOING TO BE RAINING ALONG THE GULF COAST REGION WE’LL HAVE SCATTERED SHOWERS HERE SATURDAY THEN SUNDAY HERE COMES THE CENTER OF THAT SYSTEM IT’S GOING TO BE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO WE’LL START TO GET A LITTLE DRIER AIR COMING INTO NORTH GEORGIA, STILL A RAIN CHANCE I’M BRINGING IT DOWN TO 40% ON SUNDAY INTO MONDAY A 40% CHANCE OF RAIN, TOO WE REALLY THINK MOST OF THAT HEAVY TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL BE DOWN HERE ON MONDAY NEAR THE GULF COAST REGION, FINALLY MAYBE MOVING INLAND AROUND LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI ON TUESDAY AND IT COULD BE CLOSE TO HURRICANE STRENGTH WE’RE SHOWING 70-MILE AN HOUR WINDS WITH THIS AS IT MOVES IN FOR TUESDAY AND ALSO WEDNESDAY CHECK THIS OUT WE ALSO HAVE DRIER AIR TRYING TO FILTER IN FROM THE NORTH AND EAST ON WEDNESDAY AND ALSO THURSDAY SO IT’S ALL GOING TO DEPEND ON THE TRACK OF THAT SYSTEM AND REMNANTS OF THE SYSTEM TO DETERMINE HOW MUCH MOISTURE WE’LL GET OUT OF IT SOME OF THAT COULD BE LATER IN THE WEEK HERE’S YOUR FORECAST WITH THE EXTENDED PERIOD SCATTERED SHOWERS SATURDAY, 50% CHANCE, 40% CHANCE SUNDAY AND MONDAY, LOWER RAIN CHANCES TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY WITH A 30% CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80s >>> ELECTION DAY NEARING AND SOME PEOPLE ARE STILL TRYING TO WORK OUT HOW TO CAST THEIR BALLOTS IF YOU WANT TO VOTE ABSENTEE, YOUR TIME TO REQUEST A BALLOT IS WINDING DOWN THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE WILL START MAILING BALLOTS FOR THE NOVEMBER ELECTION TO GEORGIA VOTERS NEXT WEEK IF YOU HAVEN’T REQUESTED YOUR BALLOT, YOU CAN REQUEST YOUR ABSENTEE BALLOT USING THE ONLINE PORTAL OR A PAPER APPLICATION ONCE YOU HAVE THE ABSENTEE BALLOT, FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY YOUR VOTE MUST BE POSTMARKED BY TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd, AND RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6th ALL THIS INFORMATION AND MUCH MORE TO HELP YOU SECURE YOUR

VOTE CAN B >>> THOSE FLEEING FIRES IN THE WEST ARE DESCRIBING WHAT THEY SAW AS A WAR ZONE IT’S JUST HORRIFIC FIRE OFFICIALS CALL THE AMOUNT OF FIRE ON THE GROUND UNPRECEDENTED WITH FIRES DEVASTATING 3 MILLION ACRES, DESTROYING COMMUNITIES AND THE DEATH TOLL IS RISING HERE IS A REPORT FROM NBC >> Reporter: RAGING WILDFIRES ACROSS THE WEST, DEADLY RESULTS >> IT’S WITH GREAT SADNESS THAT WE HAVE TO REPORT AN ADDITIONAL SEVEN DECEASED INDIVIDUALS >> Reporter: IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA’S BUTTE COUNTY THE BEAR FIRE HAS CLAIMED TEN LIVES NOW, THAT FIRE GROWING AT AN EXPLOSIVE RATE PROPELLED BY 45 MILE-PER-HOUR WINDS AT LEAST 16 OTHERS ARE STILL MISSING IN SEVERAL DEVASTATED MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES IN OREGON TWO OTHER VICTIMS HAVE NOW BEEN IDENTIFIED, 13- YEAR-OLD WYATT TOTH AND HIS GRANDMOTHER PEGGY >> WE WENT TO BED THAT NIGHT THINKING EVERYTHING WOULD BE FINE TALKED TO THEM IN THE MORNING, HOW’S IT GOING AND NEVER GOT A CALL >> Reporter: OFFICIALS SAY HUNDREDS OF HOMES HAVE LIKELY BEEN LOST IN OREGON WHERE 500,000 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN EVACUATED NOW >> EVERYTHING’S A TOTAL LOSS >> Reporter: MANY COMING BACK TO FIND NEIGHBORHOODS INCINERATED >> EVERYBODY HERE, THEIR HOUSE, 121 TRAILERS, EVERYBODY’S LOST IT >> Reporter: IN CALIFORNIA WHERE THE MASSIVE CREEK FIRE IS STILL THREATENING THOUSANDS OF STRUCTURES WE JOINED FIREFIGHTERS WORKING TO PROTECT HOMES DOES THE WORK JUST SEEM ENDLESS? >> YEAH IT SEEMS LIKE IT’S BEEN LIKE THAT FOR THE LAST COUPLE YEARS THERE’S A VARIETY OF FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THAT, BUT IT’S SOMETHING WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH >> Reporter: THE LINGERING THREAT FOR FIREFIGHTERS CONTINUES NEARLY A WEEK AFTER THIS BLAZE FIRST ERUPTED THIS IS THE PROBLEM THERE IS SO MUCH DRY FUEL HERE THE BLAZE COULD BURN FOR MONTHS WHILE NEW DEVELOPMENT HAS RESTRICTED CONTROLLED BURNS THAT WOULD REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF FUEL, CLIMATE SCIENTISTS SAY

HOTTER AND DRIER TEMPERATURES ARE CAUSING FIRES TO BURN WITH UNPRECEDENTED INTENSITY FOR THE SECOND TIME THIS WEEK A CREW OF FIREFIGHTERS WAS FORCED TO DEPLOY EMERGENCY SHELTERS LIKE THESE WHEN THEY WERE SURROUNDED BY FLAMES MEANWHILE DESPITE SMOKY SKIES BLANKETING THE BAY AREA, THE NFL’S 49ERS ARE PREPARING TO PLAY ON SUNDAY AS SCHEDULED THE TEAM IS SAYING AIR QUALITY HAS NOT REACHED DANGEROUS LEVELS AN EFFORT TOWARDS NORMALCY DURING A SEASON OF HISTORIC LOSS >>> I KNOW WE’RE ALL SAYING IT, BUT WHAT A YEAR, MY GOODNESS, AND IT GOES ON STILL AHEAD ON PRIME TIME, IT’S NOT JUST A >>> THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE HEATING UP AS WE MOVE PAST LABOR DAY, JOE BIDEN DOING MORE IN-PERSON EVENTS WHILE PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS TO DEAL WITH FALLOUT FROM THE LATEST BOB WOODWARD BOOK JOINING ME NOW IS NATIONAL COLUMNIST AND PUNDIT RON HART RON, HOW MUCH CAMPAIGNING WILL WE SEE THE FORMER VICE PRESIDENT DOING OR WILL HE CONTINUE TO LIE LOW, SO TO SPEAK, LITERALLY AND FIGURATIVELY? >> YEAH TRUMP HAS BEEN IN SIX STATES LAST WEEK AND BIDEN PAID A SURPRISE VISIT TO HIS KITCHEN ONE DAY, CAME UPSTAIRS A LITTLE BIT HE THOUGHT HE COULD WIN IT IN THE BASEMENT APPARENTLY THE POLLS ARE TIGHTENING NOW SO HE’S FORCED TO GET OUT THERE AND MAKE SOME SPEECHES WE’LL SEE HOW HE DOES >> UP AND DOWN WEEK FOR THE PRESIDENT, MAKING SOME CURIOUS COMMENTS TO DEFABLED JOURNALIST BOB WOODWARD AND GETS NOMINATED FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE IT’S A CRAZY WORLD IN WHICH WE LIVE >> HE SAID HE’D KILL FOR A NOBEL PEACE PRIZE ACTUALLY TRUMP IS A LIBERTARIAN, WHICH IS WHAT I AM, A GREAT JOB DEESCALATING WARS AROUND THE COUNTRY, KIND OF GOT US OUT OF THE MAJOR WARS WE WERE IN UNDER BUSH, HASN’T TAKEN THE BAIT TO GET US IN OTHER WARS IF WE’RE IN A WAR, NOMINATION DOESN’T MEAN YOU WIN

>> THE ACC BACK THIS WEEK PLAYING FOOTBALL, SEC IN A COUPLE WEEKS WHAT ARE YOU HEARING ABOUT SPORTS? WHAT ARE YOU HEARING ABOUT COVID AND THIS COMBINATION OF BOTH? >> YEAH THERE WAS A REPORT RECENTLY, THE 26,000 KIDS ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES GOT COVID, TESTED POSITIVE, BUT ZERO WENT TO THE HOSPITAL AND ZERO DIED SO WE GOT TO REMIND OURSELVES THESE KIDS ARE TOUGH THEY GET IT THEY KICK IT OUT PRETTY QUICKLY IT’S THE ONLY DEADLY DISEASE THEY HAVE US WORKED UP ABOUT THAT YOU HAVE TO TAKE A TEST MONTHS LATER TO SEE IF YOU EVEN HAD IT YOU COULD SAY LET’S GET BACK IT AND TAKE RISK THERE’S RISK IN LIFE IN EVERYTHING YOU DO >> RON HART, THANKS VERY MUCH WE ENJOY HAVING YOU HERE ON THE BIG BROADCAST ON THE BIG 36 >> GOOD TO BE HERE >>> 11ALIVE NEWS PRIME TIME ON THE ATL STARTS NOW >>> A SCARY SITUATION IN MIDTOWN TODAY AS A PARKING DECK UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT EMORY HOSPITAL SUDDENLY COLLAPSED THOUSANDS OF POUNDS OF CONCRETE CRASHED DOWN ONE WORKER WAS TRAPPED, SEVERAL OTHERS HURT THE COLLAPSE HAPPENED JUST BEFORE NOON THEY HAD TO USE A CRANE TO GET AN INJURED WORKER TRAPPED IN THE DEBRIS OUT LA’TASHA GIVENS WAS IN MIDTOWN TODAY >> Reporter: THE WORKER WAS PUT ON A STRETCHER, LIFTED INTO THE AIR BY A CRANE AND LOWERED TO THE GROUND, THE WORKER TRAPPED ON THE PARKING DECK JUST BEFORE NOON >> WE GOT THE TRAPPED INDIVIDUAL OUT IN ABOUT 10, 12 MINUTES IT’S A REAL AWESOME JOB TO KNOW THAT THE KIND OF RIGGING THAT IT REQUIRES THAT OUR MEMBERS DON’T GET HURT GOING IN AND FINISH COLLAPSING THE BUILDING AND I THINK THEY DID AN AWESOME JOB >> Reporter: REMARKABLE SAYS THE DEPUTY CHIEF CONSIDERING THE CRANE OPERATOR COULDN’T SEE WHERE THE WORKER WAS TRAPPED SO THEY HAD TO RELY ON VERBAL CUES FROM THE FIRE DEPARTMENT >> FOR THAT PARTICULAR CRANE OPERATOR TO DO WHAT HE DID, I GIVE HIM A LOT OF KUDOS FOR OUR GUYS TO BE ABLE COORDINATOR AND COLLABORATE IS AN AWESOME THING >> Reporter: FOUR OTHER WORKERS WERE TRAPPED BUT FREED THEMSELVES ONCE EVERYONE WAS SAFE THE NEXT CONCERN IS WHETHER THE STRUCTURE WAS STABLE >> WHAT THEY’RE GOING TO DO IS RIG IT WHERE THEY CAN USE THAT PORTION THAT MAY COLLAPSE AND TIE IT IN SO THERE’S A STABLE PART OF THE BUILDING >> Reporter: OFFICIALS HOPE FOR WHAT THEY CALL A PANCAKE COLLAPSE MEANING THE BUILDING FALLS FLAT INSTEAD OF FOLDING OVER AND SPILLING ONTO THE NEARBY FREEWAY >> APD BASICALLY SET UP BARRICADES SO THAT NOW WE CAN MAINTAIN SAFETY AND MAKE SURE NO ONE GOES WITHIN THE COLLAPSE ZONE >>> TODAY MARKS SIX MONTHS SINCE THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION DECLARED COVID-19 A PANDEMIC IT WILL BE AT LEAST THAT MUCH LONGER BEFORE LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES COULD RETURN TO NORMAL, AT LEAST ACCORDING TO THE NATION’S LEADING INFECTIOUS DISEASE EXPERT >> BY THE TIME YOU MOBILIZE THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE VACCINATIONS AND YOU GET THE MAJORITY OR MORE OF THE POPULATION VACCINATED AND PROTECTED, THAT’S LIKELY NOT GOING TO HAPPEN TILL THE MID OR END OF 2021 >> DR. ANTHONY FAUCI ALSO WARNING ABOUT AN INCREASE IN COVID-19 INFECTIONS AS TEMPERATURES OUTSIDE DROP AND MORE ACTIVITIES MOVE INDOORS RIGHT NOW THERE ARE ALMOST 6.5 MILLION CASES OF CORONAVIRUS IN THE UNITED STATES HERE IN GEORGIA WE ARE SEEING THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES REPORT GO DOWN FOR ANOTHER DAY, BUT THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE HEADING TO THE HOSPITAL FOR MEDICAL CARE CONTINUES TO CREEP UP IT’S A SIGN ONLY THOSE REALLY SICK ARE TAKING THE TEST MORE THAN 1,500 PEOPLE IN THE STATE ARE IN THE HOSPITAL FOR COVID-19 LOVED ONES AND LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES ARE THE ONES REALLY FEELING THE IMPACT OF THE VIRUS MANY HAVE GONE SIX MONTHS WITHOUT A HUG OR VISIT FROM THEIR CHILDREN OR SPOUSE REVEAL INVESTIGATOR REBECCA LINDSTROM SAID COVID-19 ISN’T THE ONLY THING THAT KILLS THE ELDERLY ISOLATION DOES AS WELL >> Reporter: MARY PHIPPS SAYS THE PICTURES TELL THE STORY THIS IS HER 96-YEAR-OLD MOTHER RIGHT BEFORE COVID TRIGGERED THE SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER SHUTTING DOWN LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES TO VISITORS AND THIS IS HER MOTHER NOW IT HAS BEEN SIX MONTHS SINCE PHIPPS HAS BEEN ABLE TO GIVE HER MOTHER A HUG >> THAT WAS MARCH 11th >> Reporter: AN ABRUPT END TO THE VISITS THAT USED TO COME THREE OR FOUR TIMES A WEEK >> WHEN WE WOULD LEAVE, WE WOULD ALWAYS HUG HER, TELL HER WE LOVED HER AND SHE WOULD ALWAYS WANT TO KNOW WHEN WE WERE COMING BACK >> Reporter: WE TALKED WITH PHIPPS JUST FEET AWAY FROM THE NURSING HOME WHERE HER MOTHER LIVES IN CARTERSVILLE SHE HAS NO IDEA YOU’RE RIGHT HERE >> NO IT’S A HORRIBLE FEELING >> Reporter: SHE’S TRIED TO VISIT HER MOM AT THE WINDOW >> SEE HOW HIGH IT IS >> Reporter: BUT NOW IT’S TOO HIGH AND COVERED BY A BUSH EVEN IN HER LAST ROOM HER MOM COULDN’T HOLD THE PHONE AND KEEP HERSELF UP

>> I SAID MAMA, YOU DON’T HAVE TO YOU CAN JUST LAY THE PHONE DOWN AND WE CAN JUST LOOK AT EACH OTHER >> Reporter: PHIPPS SAID RIGHT NOW IT’S NOT COVID BUT THE ISOLATION FROM THE SHELTER-IN- PLACE ORDER THAT IS KILLING HER MOTHER NOT ONLY IS SHE UNABLE TO VISIT, BUT RESIDENTS DON’T GET TO SEE EACH OTHER ACTIVITIES ARE CANCELED THE DINING HALL REMAINS CLOSED WHEN YOU LOOK AT THESE TWO DIFFERENT PICTURES, WHAT DO YOU SEE? >> I SEE MY MOTHER AND THEN I SEE A STRANGER I MEAN I JUST I CAN’T STAND TO SEE HER LIKE THAT THAT’S NOT MY MOTHER >> Reporter: WHEN I POSTED THESE PICTURES ON FACEBOOK, EVEN STRANGERS FILLED MY FEED WITH OUTRAGE CALLING THE ISOLATION CRUEL, HEARTLESS, A FORM OF ABUSE FAMILIES SHARED PICTURES OF THEIR OWN LOVED ONES OTHERS QUESTION WHY STAFF GO IN AND OUT, BUT FAMILY MEMBERS CAN’T STAND SIX FEET AWAY IN PPE >> SHE’S STARTING TO SEE THINGS THAT AREN’T THERE >> Reporter: MAXINE WILLIAMS IS CONFIDENT HER MOTHER IS GETTING GREAT CARE STILL EVEN SHE HAS NOTICED A DIFFERENCE THAT’S WHY IN JULY SHE FORMED GEORGIA CAREGIVERS FOR COMPROMISE, A GROUP WITH NEARLY 800 MEMBERS NOW >> I FELT LIKE WE NEEDED A DIFFERENT APPROACH THAN BEING TOTALLY ISOLATED SO THEN I STARTED WRITING THE GOVERNOR, GOVERNOR KEMP >> Reporter: THE GROUP ASKED FOR A PLAN BY AUGUST 31st TO END THE PROLONGED PHYSICAL SEPARATION THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS IT’S WORKING ON ONE A SPOKESPERSON SAID THAT PLAN WON’T BE RUSHED WILLIAMS BELIEVES THERE’S CONCERN ABOUT LIABILITY >> IF YOU’RE NOT GOING TO DO SOMETHING, IF YOU WON’T LET ANYONE ELSE COME UP WITH A SOLUTION, THEN YOU ARE THE LIABILITY >> Reporter: BUT THERE IS REASON FOR CONCERN 84% OF THOSE THAT HAVE DIED IN GEORGIA WITH THE VIRUS WERE OVER THE AGE OF 60 39% WERE LIVING IN LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES IS >> THEY FEEL LIKE THEY’VE BEEN LEFT TO DIE ALONE AND THE UNFORTUNATE PART IS THEY ARE DYING ALONE THEY ARE LITERALLY DYING ALONE >> Reporter: IN THE RESPONSES THAT HAVE BEEN RECEIVED, THE GOVERNOR POINTS THE FINGER BACK AT THE PRIVATE SECTOR THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS THE GOVERNOR’S ORDER ONLY PROHIBITS INDOOR VISITATION >> WE STILL HAVE HIGH RATES OF DISEASE THAT I DON’T BELIEVE IT’S SAFE TO HAVE IN-ROOM VISITATION >> Reporter: OUTDOOR VISITS SHE SAYS ARE FINE, BUT WITH ACTIVE COVID CASES IN ONE-THIRD OF GEORGIA’S LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES, NEARLY 100 COUNTIES WITH A POSITIVITY RATE ABOVE 10%, THE GEORGIA HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATION SAYS THERE SIMPLY ISN’T ENOUGH STAFF TO COORDINATE AND SUPERVISE VISITS >> HOW ARE YOU FEELING THIS MORNING? >> I FEEL ALL RIGHT >> Reporter: PHIPPS AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS CALL HER MOM EVERY DAY SHE SAYS IT’S JUST NOT THE SAME >> I WANT TO BUST THE DOOR DOWN AND GO IN AND SEE HER >> OKAY GOD BLESS >> GOD BLESS YOU >> BYE BYE >>> TONIGHT ATLANTA MAYOR KEISHA LANCE BOTTOMS ANNOUNCED ATLANTA WILL TRANSITION TO PHASE TWO OF THE CITY’S FIVE PHASE COVID REOPENING PLAN WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? MOST OF THE CURRENT RECOMMENDATIONS STAY IN PLACE INCLUDING THE CITY’S MASK MANDATE AND SOCIAL DISTANCING HOWEVER, MORE INDUSTRIES CAN RESUME OPERATION YOU’LL FIND MUCH MORE ON THE CITY’S FULL REOPENING PLAN ON OUR WEBSITE WWW.11ALIVE.COM >>> I’M METEOROLOGIST CHRIS HOLCOMB FROM THE 11ALIVE STORMTRACKERS JUST GOT UP TO 300 PEOPLE ON FACEBOOK LIVE I JUST WENT OVER WITH THE FOLKS ON FACEBOOK LIVE WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THIS LATEST TROPICAL DEPRESSION OFF THE FLORIDA COASTLINE I’LL BREAK THAT DOWN IN A SECOND I WANT TO SHOW YOU WHAT WE’RE WATCHING, NOT A LOT OF RAIN IN OUR AREA WE HAVE SHOWERS OVER TRYING TO GET CLOSER TO PUTNAM COUNTY THAT HAVE A LITTLE THUNDER AND LIGHTNING THEY’RE WEAKENING AS THEY MOVE TO THE EAST, NOT MUCH GOING ON IN ATLANTA EITHER AS WE HAVE DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS HERE IS THAT LATEST TROPICAL DEPRESSION THAT WE HAVE IT IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM AS IT MOVES INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO THIS WEEKEND IT’S MOVING WESTWARD AND OUR COMPUTER MODELS HAVE IT CLOSE TO HURRICANE STRENGTH AS IT GETS CLOSER TO LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI COAST NEXT WEEK ON MONDAY AND INTO TUESDAY IN FACT, LOOK AT THIS ON THE BIGGER PICTURE AND YOU CAN SEE WHAT WE’RE WATCHING THIS IS THAT LATEST FORECAST TRACK ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION NUMBER 19 THERE YOU SEE IT OFF THE COAST, THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF MIAMI WHERE THEY DO HAVE A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT THIS IS GOING TO MOST LIKELY BECOME A TROPICAL STORM THIS WEEKEND THIS PLOT HERE IS FOR TUESDAY IN THE AFTERNOON RIGHT OFF THE LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI COAST AS A STRONG TROPICAL STORM REALLY CLOSE TO HURRICANE STRENGTH JUST KNOW THIS TRACK MOST LIKELY IS THE FIRST TRACK ON THIS IT’S MOST LIKELY GOING TO CHANGE THE PATH AS WELL AS THE INTENSITY FORECAST THIS IS JUST A GUIDE STAY WITH US WE’LL SHOW YOU SOME OF THE SCENARIOS AND WHETHER OR NOT WE’LL GET ANY RAIN OUT OF IT AS

WE GO THROUGH THE WEEKEND INTO NEXT WEEK >> CHRIS, THANK YOU >>> ADDITIONAL FUNDS ARE BEING SENT TO PEOPLE IN GEORGIA WHO LOST THEIR JOBS THEY ARE NOT AS MUCH AS THE FEDERAL BENEFITS DISTRIBUTED BEFORE, BUT COULD STILL AMOUNT TO HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS 11ALIVE’S DOUG RICHARDS EXPLAINS >> EARLY IN THE PANDEMIC THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CREATED A PROGRAM TO SEND OUT $600 CHECKS TO FOLKS UNEMPLOYED BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC WHEN THAT PROGRAM EXPIRED AT THE END OF JULY, IT CREATED A VOID THAT HAS LASTED SIX WEEKS NOW THE FEDS ARE HALFWAY FILLING THAT VOID WITH $300 CHECKS PAID RETROACTIVELY FOR THE LAST SIX WEEKS MANY GEORGIANS WILL GET AN ADDITIONAL $1,800 IN THE NEXT COUPLE WEEKS IT’S IN ADDITION TO REGULAR STATE UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE FOR SOME FOLKS IN GEORGIA’S FILM INDUSTRY WHICH ALL BUT SHUT DOWN IN MARCH, THE NEW MONEY IS WELCOME >> WELL, IT’S DEFINITELY BETTER THAN NOTHING IT WILL DEFINITELY HELP GET SOME OF MY BILLS PAID >> LISA FOY IS A FILM PRODUCTION ASSISTANT WHO SAYS SHE HASN’T WORKED IN SIX MONTHS BUT HOPES THAT WILL CHANGE AS THE FILM INDUSTRY HAS BEGUN PREPRODUCTION FOR NEW PROJECTS OVER THE LAST FEW WEEKS THE STATE SAYS ABOUT 700,000 GEORGIANS WILL QUALIFY FOR THE CHECKS UNDER THE EXTENDED PROGRAM CONGRESS HAS NOT AGREED TO ANY ASSISTANCE AFTER THAT >>> WE CONTINUE WORKING TO GET ANSWERS TO YOUR UNEMPLOYMENT QUESTIONS YOU CAN TEXT US AT THE NUMBER ON YOUR SCREEN, (404)885-7600 TELL US THE ISSUES YOU ARE RUNNING INTO AND YOU CAN ALSO CHECK WWW.11ALIVE.COM FOR MORE RESOURCES ON WHO IS HIRING AND MORE INFORMATION ON HOW YOU CAN FILE FOR ASSISTANCE >>> STILL TO COME IN PRIME TIME, AN ELDERLY MAN’S HOME RAIDED AFTER POLICE END UP AT THE WRONG HOUSE OUR REVEAL INVESTIGATORS HAVE THE EXCLUSIVE VIDEO SHOWING HOW THE S.W.A.T MEMBERS GOT THE SITUATION SO WRONG >>> DON’T FORGET WE ARE STREAMING NOW LIVE ON OUR 11ALIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK YOU CAN JOIN THE CONVERSATION IN THE COMMUNITY SECTION THERE’S MORE 11ALIVE NEWS PRIME TIME AFTER THE BREAK >>> SHOW ME YOUR HANDS GET ON THE GROUND GET ON THE GROUND NOW! GET ON THE GROUND! >> A NO-KNOCK WARRANT, FLASHBANG GRENADES AND THIS 79- YEAR-OLD MAN IN HANDCUFFS, BUT HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES HAD THE WRONG MAN AND THE WRONG HOUSE THE REVEAL’S CHIEF INVESTIGATOR, BRENDAN KEEFE, UNCOVERED THIS EXCLUSIVE BODY CAMERA VIDEO AND THE REASON THE VICTIM IS STILL WAITING FOR JUSTICE >> WE’RE OUT GO, GO, GO >> WE’RE GOING WE’RE MOVING >> I’M FOLLOWING YOU, ANDY >> GO GO GO >> Reporter: THE HENRY COUNTY S.W.A.T TEAM LOCKED AND LOADED >> WAIT FOR THE BANG >> GRENADE >> Reporter: THEY’VE GOT A NO- KNOCK WARRANT FOR AN ACCUSED DRUG DEALER >> SHOW ME YOUR HANDS SHOW ME YOUR HANDS >> I GOT THIS ONE >> Reporter: EIGHT BODY CAMERAS WERE ROLLING IN 2018 AS THE HEAVILY ARMED DEPUTIES SEARCHED FOR THEIR TARGET IN McDONAGH >> SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCH WARRANT >> SOMETHING WENT OFF LIKE A BOMB IN MY HOUSE I THOUGHT IT WAS SOMETHING BLOWED UP IN THE HOUSE >> SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEARCH WARRANT >> KICK, KICK, KICK >> SHERIFF’S OFFICE!

>> GOT TO THE HALLWAY, THEY WAS ALL OVER ME >> SHOW ME YOUR HANDS GET ON THE GROUND GET ON THE GROUND NOW >> I SAID, WHAT’S GOING ON? HE SAID, GET DOWN GET DOWN >> SHOW ME YOUR HANDS GET ON THE GROUND NOW >> GRABBED MY ARM, TWIST MY HAND BACK, HANDCUFFED ME >> PUT YOUR HANDS OUT IN FRONT OF YOU, SIR >> Reporter: 79-YEAR-OLD ONREE NORRIS WAS NOT THE TARGET DEPUTIES HAD THE WRONG MAN AND THE WRONG HOUSE >> SEARCH WARRANT! >> I CAN’T EVEN IMAGINE WHAT HE WENT THROUGH >> GERONIMO >> IF YOU’RE NOT SAFE IN YOUR OWN HOME FROM THE GOVERNMENT WHEN YOU’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG, WHERE ARE YOU SAFE? >> CLEARLY NOWHERE IT’S REALLY SAD AND IT HURTS EVEN MORE BECAUSE MY GRANDFATHER HAS NEVER BEEN IN ANY TROUBLE WITH THE POLICE HE’S NEVER EVEN HAD A TICKET >> Reporter: ONREE WAS WATCHING TELEVISION IN THE McDONAGH HOME HE’S OWNED FOR 50 YEARS THE NO-KNOCK SEARCH WARRANT WAS FOR THE HOUSE NEXT-DOOR THROUGH THE WOODS SO HOW DID DEPUTIES END UP HITTING A HOUSE WITH A DIFFERENT COLOR, A SEPARATE DRIVEWAY, ITS OWN MAILBOX AND ANOTHER ADDRESS? >> MISSED IT >> OH, NO >> WE JUST GOT [ BLEEP ] UP >> MISSED >> Reporter: FIRST THE TACTICAL TEAM GOT LOST FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS FROM A GPS APP ON A PHONE THEN AS SOON AS THEY GOT TO THE CORRECT ADDRESS, DEPUTIES WERE IMMEDIATELY CONFUSED >> WHERE’S THE HOUSE? WHERE’S THE [ BLEEP ] HOUSE I DON’T KNOW IF IT’S THAT HOUSE RIGHT THERE >> WHERE ARE WE AT? WHERE ARE WE AT? >> Reporter: THEY WALKED RIGHT PAST THE TARGET HOUSE WITHOUT CLEARING IT AND HEADED THROUGH THE TREE LINE TO THE NEXT HOUSE ON THE STREET EVEN THEN DEPUTIES WERE UNSURE >> THIS HOUSE? THIS HOUSE? >> Reporter: LOOKING BACK AND FORTH AT THE TWO HOUSES, IT WAS TOO LATE THE ENTRY TEAM WAS ALREADY FORCING ITS WAY INTO ONREE’S HOME >> IT JUST LIKE SCARED ME TO DEATH I ALREADY HAD HEART TROUBLE I HAD HAD HEART SURGERY >> YOU GOT WHAT? >> HEART PROBLEMS >> ALL RIGHT YOU HAVE HEART PROBLEMS RIGHT NOW? >> I COULD HAVE HAD A HEART ATTACK >> Reporter: WHEN THEY FINALLY REALIZED THEY’D HIT THE WRONG HOUSE, DEPUTIES TURNED THEIR CAMERAS OFF ONE BY ONE >> A PIZZA DELIVERY MAN COULD HAVE DELIVERED A PIZZA TO THE CORRECT ADDRESS >> Reporter: DARRYL SCOTT IS ONREE’S ATTORNEY HE SUED HENRY COUNTY’S TACTICAL COMMANDER, BUT A FEDERAL JUDGE DISMISSED THE CASE BECAUSE POLICE OFFICERS ARE ENTITLED TO QUALIFIED IMMUNITY >> THAT’S WHAT HAPPENS IN THE MAJORITY OF CASES THE CASES ARE DISMISSED AND OFFICERS ARE GRANTED QUALIFIED IMMUNITY EVEN WHEN THERE’S A CONSTITUTIONAL VIOLATION >> Reporter: JUDGES CREATED QUALIFIED IMMUNITY TO PROTECT INDIVIDUAL OFFICERS FROM LIABILITY UNLESS VICTIMS CAN SHOW THE OFFICERS VIOLATED RIGHTS THAT ARE CLEARLY ESTABLISHED >> AS A SCREENING MECHANISM FOR FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS AND WHAT IT’S MORPHED INTO IS ALMOST ABSOLUTE IMMUNITY FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS >> THE OFFICERS USED A BATTERING RAM TO ENTER THE WRONG HOUSE, USED FLASHBANG GRENADES, HANDCUFFED THE WRONG MAN IN THE WRONG HOUSE AND THEIR GET OUT OF JAIL FREE HARD IS QUALIFIED IMMUNITY DOES I’M SORRY CUT IT? >> NO IT JUST SHOWS THAT BADGE IS A GET OUT OF JAIL FREE CARD IF I HAVE A BADGE, I CAN SAY I’M SORRY AND I HAVE NO ACCOUNTABILITY >> THE GOVERNMENT HAS GIVEN OFFICERS A BLANK CHECK TO GO OUT IN THE COMMUNITY AND BREAK THE LAW THEY FEEL LIKE THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO DO THAT WITH NO CONSEQUENCE >> Reporter: IF THEY’RE ABLE TO GET AWAY WITH THIS AND NOT BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE, WHAT’S THE DANGER THEN? >> WELL, THEY’RE GOING TO JUST KEEP ON DOING IT THEY ARE PROBABLY GO TO THE WRONG HOUSE SOMEBODY’S GOING TO GET HURT >> Reporter: BECAUSE THAT FEDERAL JUDGE RULED QUALIFIED IMMUNITY APPLIES TO THE DEPUTIES IN THIS CASE, ONREE NORRIS HASN’T SEEN A PENNY IN COMPENSATION HE HAS FILED AN APPEAL WITH THE 11th CIRCUIT U.S. COURT OF APPEALS AND THAT APPEAL IS PENDING TONIGHT >>> I’M METEOROLOGIST CHRIS HOLCOMB FROM THE 11ALIVE STORMTRACKERS, HAVE JUST UNDER 200 PEOPLE ON FACEBOOK LIVE THAT’S WHY MY PHONE IS RIGHT HERE I’M CHATTING WITH FOLKS ONLINE TERRANCE BROWN JUST SAID HEY FROM THE CITY OF SOUTH FULTON JOANNE NELSON SAID HI FROM POWDER SPRINGS KAREN DEAN SAYING I’M HOPING FOR A COLDER WINTER I JUST WANT TO SEE A LITTLE SNOW WE WERE TALKING ABOUT A LA NINA PATTERN SETTING UP FOR THIS WINTER NOT MUCH IN THE FORM OF RAIN THIS HOUR IN ATLANTA A LITTLE GREEN IS SHOWING UP ON THE SOUTH SIDE, MOST OF THAT FALSE ECHOS THIS IS NOT A FALSE ECHO TO THE EAST MOVING THROUGH GREENE COUNTY COMING ALONG I-20 JUST SOUTH OF I-20, SOUTH OF GREENSBORO A CELL WITH THUNDER AND LIGHTNING IN ASSOCIATION WITH IT COMING OVER LAKE OCONEE

THEN SOME NORTH OF I-20 WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LIGHTNING, TOO, WILL MOVE INTO MORGAN COUNTY NEAR MADISON WE SEE A LITTLE CELL DEVELOPING THERE WE’LL KEEP AN EYE ON THESE THEY’RE NOT SEVERE JUST BEWARE ON THE EAST SIDE A FEW SHOWERS ARE PUSHING WEST WARD, NOTHING GOING ON IN ATLANTA NOW THIS IS ALL PART OF THE TROPICAL MOISTURE COMING OFF THE ATLANTIC NOW WE HAVE A NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION THIS IS TROPICAL DEPRESSION NUMBER 19 RIGHT HERE JUST OFF THE COAST OF FLORIDA IN FACT, WE HAVE A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF FLORIDA AS THIS SYSTEM MOVES CLOSER IN IT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO AND STRENGTHEN LET ME BREAK THAT DOWN NOW LOOK AT THE BIGGER PICTURE THIS IS THE FORECAST TRACK FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION 19 AS YOU CAN SEE, IT IS MOVING INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO IT WILL STRENGTHEN THIS PLOT FROM THE HURRICANE CENTER HAS THIS COMING IN MOST LIKELY LATE MONDAY OR INTO TUESDAY NEAR LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI AS A STRONG TROPICAL STORM REALLY CLOSE TO HURRICANE STRENGTH JUST KNOW THIS TRACK IS MOST LIKELY GOING TO CHANGE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS ALSO WE HAVE TO WATCH THIS BECAUSE DEPENDING ON THE TRACK IT TAKES WILL DETERMINE IF WE GET ANY TYPE OF IMPACT FROM IT THE SPAGHETTI MODELS SHOW A PRETTY SIMILAR TRACK AND THEN WE HAVE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENS ONCE THE SYSTEM MOVES INLAND AS TO WHETHER OR NOT IT WILL BRING US ANY TYPE OF RAIN 83 DEGREES AND MUGGY A LOT OF HUMIDITY IN THE AIR MAKES IT FEEL MORE HUMID AND WARMER THAN IT ACTUALLY IS WE’LL GET UP TO 86 TOMORROW, MIX OF SUN AND CLOUDS, BETTER CHANCE OF SCATTERED SHOWERS TOMORROW, ABOUT A 50% CHANCE WE’RE GOING WITH A 5 ON THE WIZ ONLY TONIGHT WE HAVE A FEW SHOWERS ON THE SOUTH SIDE AT LUNCHTIME HERE WE’LL HAVE SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS WE COULD SEE SOME AT LUNCHTIME, ALSO IN THE AFTERNOON, BUT NOT EVERYBODY’S GETTING HIT AT THE SAME TIME IT’S OFF AND ON SHOWERS SOME COULD HAVE SOME MODERATE TO IT HEAVY RAIN WITH THEM AND EVEN THUNDER AND LIGHTNING, BUT WE DON’T EXPECT ANY ORGANIZED SEVERE WEATHER SUNDAY IT GETS TRICKY THAT SYSTEM IN THE GULF, AS IT STRENGTHENS THERE, MAY ACTUALLY ROB US OF SOME MOISTURE HERE AND WE MIGHT SEE DRIER AIR COMING IN SUNDAY AFTERNOON I’M STICKING WITH A 40% CHANCE OF SHOWERS SUNDAY, BUT JUST BE PATIENT WITH US EACH DAY WE’LL FINE TUNE THIS FORECAST BECAUSE A LOT OF WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN IN OUR WEATHER WILL DEPEND ON WHAT’S HAPPENING DOWN IN THE GULF WITH THAT SYSTEM MOVING IN ON SATURDAY WE’VE GOT A 50% CHANCE OF SHOWERS, DOWN TO A 40% CHANCE SUNDAY AND MONDAY THEN AS WE GET INTO NEXT WEEK CHANCE IS A LITTLE LOWER, 30% TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY

WE’LL HAVE HIGHS IN >>> SOME BREAKING NEWS OUT OF NORTH GEORGIA, THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY NOMINEE FOR CONGRESS IN THE 14th DISTRICT IS LEAVING THE RACE KEVIN VAN AUSDAL IS DROPPING OUT FOR PERSONAL AND FAMILY REASONS THAT LEAVES REPUBLICAN MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE WITHOUT AN OPPONENT FOR NOW JOINING ME NOW IS CHUCK TODD, MODERATOR OF “MEET THE PRESS.” A LOT HAS BEEN SAID ABOUT HER SHE IS A HEAVY FAVORITE NO MATTER WHO THE DEMOCRATS WERE GOING TO RUN AGAINST HER THIS IS A GOOD TIME TO REVISIT THE TOPIC OF HER WINNING AND GOING TO WASHINGTON PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS LAUDED HER REPUBLICANS ARE MAYBE A LITTLE WARY OF HER GIVING HER SUPPORT GIVEN ALL THE THINGS SHE’S SAID REGARDING QANON AND OTHER CONTROVERSIAL STATEMENTS IN THE PAST >> I’LL BE HONEST I THINK HER FUTURE IN WASHINGTON AND HOW ACCEPTED OR NOT ACCEPTED SHE IS DEPENDS ON THE WINNER OF THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE BECAUSE YOU’VE POINTED OUT THE ONLY PERSON THAT HAS GIVEN HER ACCEPTANCE IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY HAS BEEN THE PRESIDENT YOU’VE SEEN THERE WERE ATTEMPTS BY THE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP, SOME VOICED THINGS MORE STRONGLY THAN OTHERS, BUT THERE’S A GENERAL SENSE IN THE ELECTED REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP IN CONGRESS THAT THEY’VE GOT TO DENOUNCE THIS QANON CONSPIRACY BUSINESS NONSENSE, THAT THIS IS A VIRUS INSIDE THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND IF THIS VIRUS SPREADS, THIS COULD BE EXTRAORDINARILY DAMAGING, NOT JUST FOR THE PARTY, BUT PERHAPS TO THE COUNTRY SO I DO THINK THERE IS SOME SERIOUS CONCERN AMONG SOME ELECTED REPUBLICANS ABOUT THIS, BUT IF THE PRESIDENT WINS REELECTION, IT’S HIS REPUBLICAN PARTY THE QUESTION IS SHE ON AN ISLAND OR IS SHE SOMEWHAT EMBRACED? I THINK A LOT OF THAT WILL DEPEND WHAT HAPPENS WITH THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE >> SHIFTING GEARS A LITTLE BIT, DR. ANTHONY FAUCI SAYING EARLIER TODAY WE MAY NOT RETURN TO NORMAL LIFE UNTIL THE END OF 2021 BECAUSE OF HOW LONG IT WILL TAKE FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE POPULATION TO BE VACCINATED IS THE CORONAVIRUS STILL A NUMBER ONE ISSUE FOR VOTERS AS WE ENTER THE FINAL WEEKS BEFORE THE ELECTION IN NOVEMBER, ABOUT SEVEN MORE WEEKS TO GO? >> WELL, IT DEPENDS HOW YOU POLL IT, BUT BASICALLY THE CORONAVIRUS AND THE PANDEMIC IS EITHER THE NUMBER ONE OR NUMBER TWO ISSUE SOME WOULD PUT THE ECONOMY SOME WOULD ARGUE THE ECONOMY AND PANDEMIC ARE INTERTWINED THE HEALTH EXPERTS HAVE BEEN REALISTIC WITH US FROM THE GET- GO I THINK WHAT’S MADE THE VACCINE POLITICS SO COMP INDICATED IS THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN IMPATIENT HE’S BEEN IMPATIENT WITH THE LOCKDOWN, VACCINE AND MASKS AND THAT IMPATIENCE HAS TRANSLATED TO THE PUBLIC >> WE’RE HEARING NEW WORD FROM MICROSOFT RUSSIA, CHINA AND IRAN STEPPED UP CYBERATTACKS ON BOTH THE TRUMP AND BIDEN PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS ARE THE CAMPAIGNS AND UNITED STATES AS A COUNTRY READY TO ADDRESS THESE ISSUES AND WARD OFF ANY ELECTION INTERFERENCE? IT SEEMS LIKE THIS IS SOMETHING WE’RE GOING TO CONTINUE TO SEE >> THERE DOES APPEAR THIS IS JUST AS BAD AS FOUR YEARS AGO, THAT THERE IS A VERY AGGRESSIVE RUSSIAN OPERATION THERE IS A LESS AGGRESSIVE IRANIAN AND CHINA OPERATION, BUT IT’S THE RUSSIAN ONE THAT IS MORE WEAPONIZED AND I THINK THAT THAT HAS BEEN THE CONCERN, THAT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS LUMPING ALL THREE COUNTRIES TOGETHER AND TRYING IN SOME WAYS TO ELEVATE CHINA AS THE GREATER THREAT WHAT MICROSOFT IS SAYING AND TO ME THAT WAS WHAT WAS IMPORTANT, YES, THEY’VE SEEN EVIDENCE OF CHINA AND IRAN, BUT THE INTENSITY OF THE RUSSIAN OPERATION BLOWS THE OTHER TWO COUNTRIES OUT OF THE WATER >> ALWAYS A LOT TO DISCUSS THANK YOU, CHUCK

“MEET THE PRESS” >>> 9/11 STILL AFFECTS FIRST RESPONDERS WHO WERE THERE ON THAT DAY COVID-19 IS AFFECTING THEM AS WELL THERE WAS TESTIMONY IN FAVOR OF A VICTIMS COMPENSATION FUND SAVANNAH LEVINS HAS THE STORY >> Reporter: JOHN THEIL KNOWS FEAR AN ARM VETERAN, A SUPERVISOR AT GROUND ZERO ON SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001, WHEN FALLING DEBRIS TOOK HIS LEG AND NEARLY HIS LIFE THEN IN MARCH HE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH COVID >> OTHER THAN BEING IN THE HOSPITAL FOR 11 WEEKS AFTER 9/11 WHEN I GOT HURT AND HAVING THIS ILLNESS, THOSE ARE THE ONLY TWO TIMES I CAN EVER REMEMBER BEING AFRAID IN MY LIFE THE ABILITY NOT TO BREATHE IS A SCARY, SCARY FEELING NOT KNOWING WAS THE BIGGEST FEAR I’M NOT AFRAID OF DYING I JUST DIDN’T WANT TO DIE LIKE THAT >> Reporter: JOHN PULLED THROUGH DONATING PLASMA EIGHT TIMES AND DISTRIBUTING $100,000 IN PPE AND FOOD TO HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES, EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS, BUT THE PANDEMIC BRINGS HIS PURPOSE INTO EVEN SHARPER FOCUS AS HIS FELLOW 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS ARE AMONG THE MOST VULNERABLE TO COVID- 19 >> I TOLD THE 9/11 COMMUNITY TO HEAPED HEED THE ADVICE OF THE EXPERTS AND TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY BECAUSE OUR IMMUNE SYSTEMS ARE COMPROMISED FROM THE TOXINS OF 9/11 NOW EVERYBODY IS LOOKING OVER THEIR SHOULDER WHEN AM I GOING TO GET COVID-19? >> Reporter: AT LEAST 15 FIRST RESPONDERS HE KNOWS OF HAVE DIED FROM COVID >> PART OF ME DIES WITH THEM ANYONE WHO DIED BEFORE MARCH AS SAD AS IT IS, THEY HAD A FUNERAL ANYBODY WHO DIED AFTER MARCH, THEY DIDN’T EVEN HAVE THE PROPER FUNERAL FOR THEIR LOVED ONES NOT ONLY IS THAT SAD, THAT MAKES MY SOUL CRY THAT MAKES MY HEART BLEED THAT THESE FAMILIES DIDN’T GIVE THEIR LOVED ONES THE PROPER SENDOFF >> Reporter: ON SATURDAY A PLAQUE WILL BE ADDED FOR THE HEROES STOLEN BY THIS VIRUS >> WE’RE GOING TO HONOR THEM AND READ THEIR NAMES FOLLOWED BY THE RINGING OF THE BELL AND THEN WE’LL HAVE A FLYOVER FOR THEM >> Reporter: BECAUSE THROUGH THE HEARTBREAK OF THAT DAY 19 YEARS AGO, WE LEARNED TO COME TOGETHER, TO LOVE AND TO REMEMBER >> I’M A STRONG BELIEVER THAT GOOD ALWAYS TRIUMPHS OVER EVIL AND I’M A STRONG BELIEVER THAT CHARITY ALWAYS TRIUMPHS OVER ANGER >>> ON THIS SEPTEMBER 11th

NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES TOOK TIME TO HONOR THE VICTIMS OF THE TERRORIST ATTACKS THEY VISITED SITES WHERE THERE WERE PLANNED MEMORIALS THE CEREMONIES LOOKED QUITE DIFFERENT THIS YEAR >> Reporter: ON THE 19th ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11th TERROR ATTACKS, AMERICANS STOPPED TO REMEMBER PRESIDENT TRUMP AND DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE JOE BIDEN PRESSING PAUSE ON POLITICS PAYING TRIBUTE TO THOSE LOST AND PASSING THEIR RESPECTS TO THE FAMILIES AT GROUND ZERO BIDEN STOPPING TO TALK TO A 90-YEAR-OLD WOMAN, THE TWO COMFORTING ONE ANOTHER EACH HAVING SUFFERED THE LOSS OF A SON >> NEVER GOES AWAY >> NEVER GOES AWAY >> Reporter: PRESIDENT TRUMP IN SHANKSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA, WHERE FLIGHT 93 CRASHED RECALLING HOW PASSENGERS BANDED TOGETHER TO FIGHT THE HIJACKERS FOILING THEIR PLANNED DESTINATION, THE WHITE HOUSE OR U.S. CAPITOL >> THE ONLY THING THAT STOOD BETWEEN THE ENEMY AND A DEADLY STRIKE AT THE HEART OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY WAS THE COURAGE AND RESOLVE OF 40 MEN AND WOMEN >> Reporter: BIDEN VISITING SHANKSVILLE LATER IN THE DAY EARLIER IN NEW YORK CITY BIDEN AND MIKE PENCE CROSSED PATHS SHARING AN ELBOW BUMP, A SHOW OF UNITY KAMALA HARRIS RECALLING A 9/11 EXPERIENCE SHARED BY MANY IN THIS COUNTRY >> OUR FIRST REACTION WITHOUT PAUSE WAS TO HUG AND HOLD EACH OTHER PERFECT STRANGERS >> Reporter: THOSE DAYS OF TOGETHERNESS 19 YEARS AGO, A STARK CONTRAST TO A DIVIDED NATION FACING THE TRAGEDY OF OUR TIME, THE COVID PANDEMIC, YET STILL COMMEMORATING SEPTEMBER 11th , 2001, A DAY AMERICANS PROMISED NEVER TO FORGET >>> THE STATE ELECTION BOARD IS ASKING GEORGIA’S ATTORNEY GENERAL TO LOOK INTO 98 OUTSTANDING CASES OF VOTER FRAUD SOME DATE AS FAR BACK AS 2014 OTHERS INVOLVE THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE SAYS THE CLAIMS INCLUDE PEOPLE KNOWINGLY CASTING A SECOND BALLOT OR SUBMITTING ABSENTEE BALLOTS ON BEHALF OF ADULT CHILDREN OR SOMEONE WHO DIED THESE ARE IN ADDITION TO DOUBLE VOTING INCIDENTS MENTIONED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE EARLIER THIS WEEK HE SAID ABOUT 150,000 PEOPLE WHO REQUESTED ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR THIS YEAR’S PRIMARY OR RUNOFF ELECTIONS LATER DECIDED TO VOTE IN PERSON OF THAT NUMBER ABOUT 1,000 PEOPLE VOTED BOTH WAY THE REPORT SAYS THIS IS SPREAD ACROSS 100 GEORGIA COUNTIES ANYONE FOUND GUILTY OF GAMING THE SYSTEM WILL BE PROSECUTED, BUT CASES OF ALLEGED DOUBLE VOTING DID NOT CHANGE RACE RESULTS WE HAVE AN ENTIRE SECTION ON WWW.11ALIVE.COM DEDICATED TO POLITICS FOR YOU WHERE YOU’LL FIND THE LATEST ON THE CONTESTS, CANDIDATES AND ISSUES MOST IMPORTANT TO GEORGIANS THROUGHOUT THIS IMPORTANT ELECTION YEAR >>> WE’RE WATCHING JUST A COUPLE SHOWERS ESPECIALLY ON THE EAST SIDE THAT DEVELOPED AND ARE MOVING TOWARD THE WEST, BUT THEY’RE SHOWING SIGNS OF WEAKENING, NOTHING REALLY GOING ON IN ATLANTA OR OVER NORTH GEORGIA MOST OF THE SHOWERS ARE ON THE EAST SIDE NOT ALL OF THIS IS HITTING THE GROUND SOME OF THE LIGHTER GREEN ARE FALSE ECHOS IN MADISON WITH THE DARKER GREENS AND YELLOW AND ORANGE IS A REAL SHOWER JUST SOUTH OF I- 20 IN MORGAN COUNTY WE HAVE SOME OTHER SHOWERS IN THE NORTHERN PARTS OF GREENE COUNTY NORTH OF I-20 AND SOUTH OF I-20 AROUND LAKE OCONEE, SOME SHOWERS THERE HAD A LITTLE LIGHTNING WITH THAT EARLIER, BUT THIS IS ALL WEAKENING AS IT MOVES TOWARDS THE WEST, NOTHING GOING ON IN TOWN NOW IT’S A REALLY WARM, VERY MUGGY NIGHT THEN SOMETHING THAT WE’RE REALLY GOING TO BE WATCHING AS WE GO THROUGH THE WEEKEND IS THIS TROPICAL DEPRESSION THAT IS JUST OFF THE COAST OF SOUTHEAST FLORIDA, REALLY BETWEEN THE BAHAMAS AND FLORIDA RIGHT NOW THIS IS GOING TO MOVE INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO AND MOST LIKELY BECOME A TROPICAL STORM AND DEPENDING ON THE STRENGTH AND TRACK OF THAT SYSTEM, THAT’S GOING TO BE DEPENDENT ON WHAT TYPE OF WEATHER, IF WE GET ANY WEATHER OUT OF HERE’S A LOOK AT THE TRACK WE’RE WATCHING NOW OF THIS TROPICAL DEPRESSION WE DO HAVE A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF FLORIDA HERE YOU SEE THE STORM MOVING INTO THE GULF THEN IT KIND OF STARTS MOVING NORTH AND TAKES A LITTLE TURN WEST THIS PLOT RIGHT HERE ISN’T UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON NEARING THE LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI COAST AS A STRONG TROPICAL STORM, 70- MILE AN HOUR WINDS, NEAR HURRICANE STRENGTH, I WOULDN’T BE SURPRISED IF SOME FUTURE TRACKS OF THIS ACTUALLY DO BRING IT UP TO HURRICANE STRENG LANDFALL STAY WITH US WE’LL TALK MORE ABOUT THIS SYSTEM AND ANY ADDITIONAL RAIN CHANCES OR WHETHER OR NOT WE SEE OUR RAIN CHANCES GOING DOWN OVER THE WEEKEND

>>> WE LEARNED EARLIER TODAY CARROLLTON HIGH SCHOOL CANCELED ITS GAME TONIGHT AGAINST NEWNAN AFTER A CARROLLTON PLAYER TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 THE PANDEMIC IS ALSO CHANGING WHAT IT WILL BE LIKE WHEN THE ATLANTA FALCONS TAKE THE FIELD THIS WEEKEND OUR JOE HENKE WALKS US THROUGH WHAT TO EXPECT AS THE NFL BEGINS ITS SEASON >> Reporter: THE ATLANTA FALCONS HAVE NOT PLAYED A GAME SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN THEY’LL KICK OFF THEIR SEASON THIS SUNDAY INSIDE THE BENZ AGAINST THE SEATTLE SEAHAWKS THE 70,000 PLUS SEATS AROUND ME WILL REMAIN EMPTY FANS WON’T BE ABLE TO CHEER ON THE FALCONS IN PERSON THROUGH AT LEAST SEPTEMBER >> PAINFUL OR NOT, THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES ARE OR NOT, WE WILL NOT BRING FANS IN THE BUILDING IF WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THEIR SAFETY >> Reporter: STADIUM REPRESENTATIVES ARE TRACKING COVID-19 AND CDC GUIDELINE DEVELOPMENTS BUT ARE NOT READY TO SAY WHEN FANS COULD FILL THESE SEATS AGAIN FOR ANY EVENT TAILGATING OUTSIDE THE STADIUM IS ALSO BEING DISCOURAGED >> LET’S MAKE SURE WE DO THE BEST FOR PUBLIC SAFETY OVERALL >> Reporter: IT’S A TEAM BY TEAM DECISION FOR FANS OR NO FANS THE NFL SEASON BEGAN THURSDAY IN KANSAS CITY WITH MASKED FANS IN THE STANDS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ALLOWING FOR 17,000 PEOPLE IN A 75,000 SEAT STADIUM WHEN FANS DO RETURN TO THE BENZ, SEATING SHOULD LOOK SIMILAR AND TARPS WILL COVER THE FIRST SEVEN ROWS >> IF YOU BOOK THREE SEATS, FOR EXAMPLE, YOU SIT DOWN IN THESE THREE SEATS ALL THE SEATS AROUND YOU FOR SIX FEET WILL BE ZIPPED AND NOBODY CAN USE THEM >> Reporter: SEASON TICKET HOLDERS WILL BE OFFERED TICKETS FIRST >> SINCE THEY’VE STUCK WITH THE TEAM OVER THE YEARS, THEY SHOULD HAVE THE FIRST OPPORTUNITY TO COME TO GAMES >>> THE NCAA MEN’S FINAL FOUR IN APRIL CANCELED ROLLING STONES, JUSTIN BIEBER CONCERT ALL CANCELED CONCESSIONS WILL BE PREPACKAGED, SANITIZER STATION AND UPDATING PROCEDURES ARE ALREADY IN PLACE THIS SUNDAY SOME FALCON SEASON TICKET HOLDERS WILL BE IN VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE ON THE HALO BOARD ABOVE THE FIELD >> IT’S GOING TO LOOK AND FEEL DIFFERENT, BUT IT’S A SAFETY FIRST MESSAGE >> Reporter: MEANING FOR NOW FANS WILL NEED TO WATCH ON TV >>> STILL TO COME IN PRIME TIME ATLANTA SMALL BUSINESSES, MANY HIT SO HARD BY CORONAVIRUS, THEY’RE FIGHTING SHUTDOWNS

NOW >>> WE’VE BEEN TRACKING THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON SMALL BUSINESSES SINCE THE START OF THE PANDEMIC MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESSES HAVE BEEN HIT ESPECIALLY HARD TONIGHT BILL LISS SHOWS US HOW SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ARE ADOPTING INNOVATIVE THINKING TO KEEP THE DOORS OPEN >> Reporter: IN ATLANTA’S WEST END THE TOLL HAS BEEN DEVASTATING THE WEST END MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION SAYS NEARLY 50% OF PREDOMINANTLY OWNED AFRICAN- AMERICAN SMALL BUSINESSES HAVE SHUT THEIR DOORS, MOST OF THEM FOR GOOD >> THE NEWER SMALLER BUSINESSES HAVE RUN OUT OF ALL THE GOVERNMENT AID AND ARE IN THE PROCESS OF CLOSING THEIR DOORS >> Reporter: THAT MEANS SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS MUST BE INNOVATIVE AND THINKING OUT OF THE BOX TO KEEP THE CUSTOMERS COMING IN THE FRONT DOOR EVEN WITH LIMITED RESOURCES CECELIA MIYAT OFFERS OTHER SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ADVICE >> IF YOU’RE NOT FOCUSED ON YOUR CUSTOMER BASE AND BEING RELEVANT TO THEM, WHAT IS THE POINT OF BEING IN BUSINESS? >> Reporter: SHE SAYS USE IMAGINATION AND DIVERSIFY >> IF YOU’RE A CORNER LIQUOR STORE, MAYBE YOU WANT TO HAVE SOME FRESH FRUIT YOU KNOW, IF YOU ARE SELLING SOUL FOOD, MAYBE YOU WANT TO BE SURE YOU HAVE A SALAD IN THERE >> Reporter: AN OWNER OF THE OFF THE HOOK BARBERSHOP KARL BOOKER SAYS HE’S ADDED APPOINTMENTS >> I TRY TO HELP AS MANY SMALLER BUSINESSES I POSSIBLY CAN TO BE ABLE TO HELP THEM SURVIVE, BUT DEFINITELY WHEN IT COMES TO DIVERSIFYING YOUR BUSINESS, I THINK IT’S DEFINITELY WHAT YOU NEED TO DO >> Reporter: THOMAS PORTIS JR OF BENJAMIN MOORE PAINTS IS WELL AWARE OF BALANCING BUDGETS TO STAY IN BUSINESS >> I THINK THE BEST THING THAT YOU CAN DO IS TO CUT EXPENSES AND TRY NOT TO CREATE A NEW EXPENSE >> Reporter: UNITY NATIONAL BANK DIRECTOR GEORGE ANDREWS URGES HIS WEST END SMALL BUSINESS CLIENTS TO USE PERSONAL ASSETS TO HELP KEEP THEIR BUSINESSES AFLOAT >> THIS IS AN EXCELLENT TIME FOR INDIVIDUALS TO REMORTGAGE THEIR HOME RATES ARE AT ALL TIME LOWS >> Reporter: THE GOAL IS TO KEEP SMALL BUSINESS DOORS OPEN AND NOT LET COVID-19 END WHAT IN MANY CASES IS GENERATIONS OF WEST END SMALL BUSINESS OWNERSHIP >>> WE’RE GETTING A LITTLE FALSE ECHO ACTIVITY ON OUR RADAR SCREEN LET ME HELP YOU DECIPHER WHAT’S REAL AND NOT REAL OUT THERE AS FAR AS RAINFALL WE HAVE SHOWERS ON THE EAST SIDE AND A FEW MOVING INTO PARTS OF LAMAR COUNTY INTO PIKE AND UPSON COUNTY, A LITTLE RAIN IN ASSOCIATION WITH THOSE ALL THIS GREEN HERE, ESPECIALLY THE LIGHT GREEN, IS NOT HITTING THE GROUND, BUT THIS ON THE NORTH END OF LAKE OCONEE AND NORTHERN PARTS OF GREENE COUNTY, THAT IS A COUPLE SPOTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN THIS ONE COMING FROM GREENE INTO PUTNAM COUNTY IS FALLING APART THERE, TOO A LITTLE BIT IN MADISON COUNTY ALONG I-20 WITH A LITTLE LIGHT RAIN THERE, NOTHING GOING ON HERE IN ATLANTA THOSE SHOWERS OVER ON THE EAST SIDE WILL FALL APART BEFORE THEY MAKE IT HERE ONCE AGAIN, THIS IS TROPICAL DEPRESSION NUMBER 19 IT WILL BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ONCE IT MOVES INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO OVER THE WEEKEND, POSSIBLE LANDFALL AROUND LOUISIANA OR MISSISSIPPI WE THINK BY MONDAY OR TUESDAY, BUT KEEP WITH US EVERY DAY BECAUSE WE’LL BE FINE TUNING THAT FORECAST THERE TAKE A LOOK THIS IS OUR MOISTURE MAP LOOK AT THIS ON THE BIGGER PICTURE WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR HERE, THE DRY AIR IS INDICATED BY THE BLUER COLORS THE YELLOW AND ORANGES IS WHERE WE HAVE MORE MOISTURE THROUGH THE WEEKEND TOMORROW WE’VE GOT ABOUT A 50% CHANCE OF SHOWERS IT WILL BE REALLY MUGGY THIS IS INTERESTING SUNDAY THIS MAKES THE FORECAST A LITTLE TRICKY FOR SUNDAY HERE IS ALL THAT GULF MOISTURE IN ASSOCIATION WITH THAT POTENTIAL TROPICAL SYSTEM HERE AND IT SPREADS A LOT OF THAT INTO THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE INTO CENTRAL GEORGIA, SOUTH GEORGIA AND WE GET A LITTLE BIT OF DRIER AIR OVER NORTH GEORGIA THIS SYSTEM MAY ROB SOME OF THAT MOISTURE FROM COMING OUR WAY SUNDAY SO RAIN CHANCES SUNDAY ARE DOWN TO 40% I THINK PARTS OF NORTH GEORGIA MAY NOT SEE ANY RAIN THEN AS THE SYSTEM GETS CLOSER HERE ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY HANGING OUT ALONG THE GULF

COAST REGION, ALL OF THAT TROPICAL MOISTURE OR THICKER TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL TO BE OUR SOUTH WE’LL HAVE KIND OF LIKE THE BATTLE GOING ON BETWEEN ALL THAT TROPICAL MOISTURE THERE AND DRIER AIR TRYING TO COME IN FROM THE NORTH AND EAST WE SEE OUR RAIN CHANCES COMING DOWN MUCH MORE ON TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY TO ONLY ABOUT A 30% CHANCE FOR SHOWERS IT’S ALL THAT TROPICAL MOISTURE OVER TO THE WEST OF US IT’S GOING TO BE A REALLY TRICKY FORECAST AS WE GO THROUGH THE NEXT FEW DAYS AS WE’RE RIGHT ON THE LINE BETWEEN THE DRIER AIR TO THE NORTH AND EAST AND THAT REALLY TROPICAL AIR WHICH IS DOWN TO THE SOUTH OF US TAKE A LOOK AT THE OTHER POTENTIAL TROPICAL SYSTEMS WE’RE WATCHING THIS HERE IS THE TROPICAL DEPRESSION THAT I WAS JUST TELLING YOU ABOUT THERE IS A WEAK SYSTEM IN THE GULF ALREADY AS IT MOVES WEST AND SOUTHWEST, IT HAS ONLY A 20 OR 30% CHANCE OF DEVELOPING WE’RE STILL WATCHING THOSE SYSTEMS COMING OFF THE COAST OF AFRICA THIS ONE IN THE RED ZONE HERE HAS AN 80 TO 90% CHANCE OF DEVELOPING THEN THIS OTHER ONE THAT GOES INTO THE ORANGE ZONE HAS A 10 TO 40% CHANCE OF DEVELOPING SO THE NEXT NAME ON THE LIST IS SALLY IF THIS BECOMES A TROPICAL STORM FIRST, IT WILL BECOME SALLY IF THIS ONE BECOMES A TROPICAL STORM FIRST, IT WOULD BECOME SALLY IT DEPENDS WHICH ONE FORMS FIRST THE NAME AFTER THAT IS TEDDY HERE’S PAULETTE THERE’S BERMUDA RIGHT THERE IT LOOKS LIKE PAULETTE WILL MOVE IN OVER BERMUDA OR NEAR BERMUDA AS A CATEGORY 2 STORM MAINLY ON MONDAY AND THEN IT CURVES AWAY FROM THE UNITED STATES, SO NO REAL PROBLEMS WITH THAT RENE WILL BE INTERESTING TO WATCH AS IT’S GOING TO KIND OF GET CUT OFF IN THE STEERING CURRENTS IN THE ATLANTIC AND MAY TURN BACK TO THE WEST AND GO SOUTH A LITTLE BIT WEDNESDAY AS A WEAK TROPICAL STORM HERE’S A LOOK AT THE EUROPEAN MODEL LOOK AT ALL THIS RAIN MOVING IN ALONG THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE THROUGH THE WEEKEND ON SUNDAY THEN ON MONDAY WE’LL HAVE A FEW SCATTERED SHOWERS HERE AS THAT AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MEANDERS ALONG THE COAST IT’S GOING TO BE REALLY SOGGY ALONG THE GULF COAST REGION, SOME AREAS GETTING MORE THAN 4 INCHES OF RAIN 86 THE HIGH SATURDAY WITH A 50% CHANCE OF SHOWERS BE PATIENT WE’LL BE FINE TUNING THOSE FORECAST PERCENTAGES SUNDAY AND MONDAY TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY LOWER RAIN CHANCES AND ABOUT A 30% CHANCE OF SHOWERS, COOLER AIR WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80s >>> THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE NOW HEATING UP AS WE MOVE PAST LABOR DAY JOE BIDEN DOING MORE IN-PERSON EVENTS WHILE PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS TO DEAL WITH FALLOUT FROM THE LATEST BOB WOODWARD BOOK JOINING ME NOW IS NATIONAL COLUMNIST AND PUNDIT RON HART RON, HOW MUCH CAMPAIGNING WILL WE SEE THE FORMER VICE PRESIDENT DOING OR WILL HE CONTINUE TO LIE LOW, SO TO SPEAK, LITERALLY AND FIGURATIVELY? >> YEAH TRUMP HAS BEEN TO SIX STATES LAST WEEK BIDEN PAID A SURPRISE VISIT TO HIS KITCHEN ONE DAY, CAME UPSTAIRS A LITTLE BIT E THOUGHT HE COULD WIN IT FROM THE BASEMENT APPARENTLY THE POLLS ARE TIGHTENING, SO HE’S FORCED TO GET OUT AND MAKE SOME SPEECHES >> UP AND DOWN WEEK FOR THE PRESIDENT, HE MAKES SOME CURIOUS COMMENTS TO THE FABLED JOURNALIST BOB WOODWARD AND GETS NOMINATED FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE IT IS A CRAZY WORLD IN WHICH WE LIVE >> YEAH HE SAID HE WOULD KILL FOR A NOBEL PEACE PRIZE THAT NOBEL PEACE PRIZE IS KIND OF FUNNY ACTUALLY TRUMP IS A LIBERTARIAN, WHICH IS WHAT I AM, HAS DONE A GREAT JOB DEESCALATING WARS AROUND THE COUNTRY, GOT US OUT OF THE MAJOR WARS WE WERE IN UNDER BUSH HE HASN’T REALLY TAKEN THE BAIT TO GET US IN OTHER WARS AND IF WE’RE IN A WAR AND NOMINATION DOESN’T MEAN YOU WIN >> THE ACC IS PLAYING FOOTBALL THIS WEEKEND, SEC IN A COUPLE WEEKS WHAT ARE YOU HEARING ABOUT SPORTS? WHAT ARE YOU HEARING ABOUT COVID AND THIS COMBINATION OF BOTH? >> THERE WAS A REPORT RECENTLY 26,000 KIDS ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES GOT COVID, TESTED POSITIVE FOR IT, BUT ZERO WENT TO THE HOSPITAL AND ZERO DIED IT’S THE ONLY DISEASE THEY GET US WORKED UP ABOUT YOU HAVE TO TAKE A TEST MONTHS LATER TO SEE IF YOU’VE HAD IT THERE’S RISK IN LIFE IN EVERYTHING YOU DO >> RON HART, THANK YOU VERY MUCH

AS ALWAYS, WE ENJOY >>> TODAY COMMUNITIES ACROSS GEORGIA REMEMBERED THE EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 11th , 2001 HONORING THE LIVES OF THOSE MEN AND WOMEN WHO GAVE EVERYTHING TO HELP OTHERS ON THAT DAY AND DOING SO NOW, IN PAULDING COUNTY A WREATH LAYING CEREMONY FOR FIRST RESPONDERS AND CITY OF ATLANTA FIREFIGHTERS TREATED TO CARE PACKAGED AND BARBECUE AS A THANK YOU FROM THE CITIZENS THEY SERVE >> IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT FIRE DEPARTMENT YOU’RE IN ALL REMEMBER SEPTEMBER 11th WE WERE ALL THINKING ABOUT WHAT THOSE GUYS WERE GOING THROUGH AS THEY’RE WALKING UP TO THE BUILDINGS WHAT THEY WERE GOING THROUGH, WHEN THEY WENT UP >> AT STONE MOUNTAIN PARK 100 FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS LOADED WITH HEAVY GEAR TAKING PART IN AN ANNUAL CLIMB TO THE TOP, THE EQUIPMENT OF 160 FLIGHTS OF STAIRS EACH STEP WAS TAKEN IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO SACRIFICED SO MUCH >>> WE’LL SEE RAIN CHANCES UP TO 50% ON SATURDAY, OFF AND ON SHOWERS DURING THE DAY, HIGHS NEAR 86 ON SUNDAY THE RAIN CHANCE COMES DOWN A LITTLE TO 40%, BUT A LOT OF THIS FORECAST IS GOING TO DEPEND ON WHAT HAPPENS WITH THAT TROPICAL SYSTEM IN THE GULF WE THINK IT WILL BE DRIER TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH A 30% CHANCE OF SHOWERS, A LITTLE COOLER, TOO, WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES MOVING BACK DOWN TO THE LOWER 80s >> WE’LL SEE YOU ON UP LATE AT 11:00

MORE NEWS AND WEATHER COMI >> CHRISSY AMY HAS THE VERY LATEST FOR US >> Reporter: THESE ARE DISPATCH CALLS FROM RIGHT BEFORE NOON TODAY >> WE HAVE ONE ACROSS THE TRAFFIC >> Reporter: WHEN THE ATLANTA FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS CALLED OUT TO THIS PARKING DECK IN MID- TOWN >> WE’RE CLOSE >> Reporter: SIX CONSTRUCTION WORKERS WERE INJURED WHEN PART OF THE 11th FLOOR COLLAPSED ON TO THE 10th FLOOR THIS VIDEO WAS SHOT AFTER FIRST RESPONDERS ARRIVED YOU CAN SEE WHERE THIS MAN IS PULLED OUT FROM UNDER DEBRIS, USING A CRANE, THEN CARRIED TO SAFETY BELOW THE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY RELEASED A STATEMENT EARLIER TONIGHT, STATING, “OUR THOUGHTS ARE WITH EACH OF THOSE INJURED, AND WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE FIRST RESPONDERS WHO ASSISTED WITH THIS RESCUE OPERATION THE DECK WILL SERVE AS THE PARKING DECK FOR HOSPITAL MIDTOWN WE RELEASED OUT TO THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT THE COMMISSIONER SAYS AN INSPECTION HAS BEEN PERFORMED BY THEIR INSPECTIONS GROUP THERE IS AN UP-TO-DATE PERMIT IN PLACE THE SITE IS SECURED, AND NECESSARY STEPS ARE BEING TAKEN TO DETERMINE HOW CONSTRUCTION CAN RESUME SAFELY >> THAT WAS TRACY AGAIN SHE IS HAVING SOME TECHNICAL PROBLEMS WE’LL ATTEMPT TO GET BACK TO HER IN A WHILE IF NOT, WE WILL SEE HER AT 11:00 ON “UP LATE” ON 11 ALIVE >>> 14th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT RACE TAKING A TURN TODAY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY CANDIDATE, KEVIN VAN HOSTILE HAS DROPPED OUT, LEAVING MARGERY TAYLOR GREEN, THE REPUBLICAN, UNOPPOSED HERE’S 11 ALIVE JANAY SH,R FOLLOWING THE STORY FOR US WITH MORE ON WHAT THE DEMOCRATS HAD TO SAY >> Reporter: WITH JUST UNDER TWO MONTHS UNTIL THE NOVEMBER ELECTION, DEMOCRATIC PARTY CANDIDATE KEVIN VAN OZDALE ANNOUNCED HE IS DROPPING OUT OF THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT RACE, LEAVING REPUBLICAN MARJORIE TAYLOR GREEN RUNNING BY HERSELF HE SAYS, “I AM HEARTBROKEN FOR FAMILY AND PERSONAL REASONS, I CANNOT CONTINUE THIS RACE FOR CONGRESS.” HE ALSO ADDED, “I WILL PUT EVERY RESOURCE, EVERY BIT OF KNOWLEDGE INTO THE CAMPAIGN THAT COMES BEHIND ME TO DEFEAT MARGERY AND RESTORE HOPE TO THE PEOPLE OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA BUT POLITICAL EXPERTS DON’T THINK THIS NEWS WILL MAKE MUCH OF A DIFFERENCE IN A DEEP RED DISTRICT >> DEMOCRATS COULD HAVE A REAL UPHILL BATTLE TO RECLAIM THAT

SEAT, LET ALONE SOMEONE COMING IN, YOU KNOW, WITH 50 PLUS DAYS TO MOUNT THE CAMPAIGN >> >> THEY WERE ALWAYS PROBABLY GOING TO BE VIEWED AS THE UNDERDOG IN THIS PARTICULAR RACE >> Reporter: HOWEVER, THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF GEORGIA HOPES TO MAKE A PUSH FOR A NEW CANDIDATE, SAYING IN A STATEMENT, “WE ARE CALLING ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO DISQUALIFY HIM FROM THE BALLOT AND ALLOW THE DPG TO RENAME A REPLACEMENT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE >> I THINK HE WOULD RATHER ALLOCATE THOSE RESOURCES TO MORE COMPETITIVE RACES >> AND THE 14th DISTRICT RACE NOW, WE WILL SEE WHAT HAPPENS AS FAR AS THE DEMOCRATS GO, WHAT THEIR DECISION ULTIMATELY WILL BE TO REPLACE THE CANDIDATE WHO HAS DROPPED OUT FOR FAMILY REASONS WE WILL FIND OUT ABOUT THAT WE ALSO REACHED OUT TO KEVIN VAN HOZDALE AS WE WERE LOOKING FOR COMMENT >>> THE STATE ELECTION BOARD IS ASKING GEORGIA’S ATTORNEY GENERAL TO LOOK INTO 98 OUTSTANDING CASES OF VOTER FRAUD, SOME DATE BACK AS FAR AS 2014 OTHERS INVOLVE THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE SAYS THAT THE CLAIMS INCLUDE PEOPLE KNOWINGLY CASTING A SECOND BALLOT OR SUBMITTING ABSENTEE BALLOTS ON BEHALF OF ADULT CHILDREN WHO ARE FELONS THERE ARE, IN ADDITION DOUBLE VOTING INCIDENTS MENTIONED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE BRAD ROOFENSBERGER EARLIER THIS WEEK HE SAYS ABOUT 150,000 PEOPLE HAVE REQUESTED ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR THIS YEAR’S PRIMARY OR RUN- OFF ELECTIONS, LATER DECIDED TO VOTE IN PERSON ANYONE FOUND GUILTY OF GAMING THE SYSTEM WILL BE PROSECUTED IT DOES NOT CHANGE ANY RACE RESULTS >>> WE HAVE AN ENTIRE SECTION OF 11ALIVE.COM DEDICATED TO POLITICS THAT’S WHERE YOU WILL FIND THE VERY LATEST ON THE CONTEST, THE CANS, AND THE ISSUES MOST IMPORTANT TO GEORGIANSES THROUGHOUT THIS ELECTION YEAR >>> A FEDERAL COURT HEARING ON GEORGIA’S VOTING MACHINES BEING HACKED ”THE ASSOCIATED PRESS” SAYING, DURING THE VIRTUAL HEARING, TWO PEOPLE POSTED SWASTIKAS, AND THOSE IMAGES FROM THE 9/11 ATTACKS ALONG WITH PORNOGRAPHY THE COURT QUICKLY ENDED THAT SESSION THERE’S NO WORD ON WHETHER THAT HEARING WILL RESUME OR NOT >>> NEW DETAILS TONIGHT ABOUT A POLICE SHOOTING IN GWINNETT COUNTY THAT LEFT A MAN AND POLICE CANINE DEAD AN AUTOPSY WAS SET FOR TODAY AS POLICE CONTINUED TO SEARCH FOR A WOMAN WHO THEY SAY GOT AWAY THE GBI SAYS GWINNETT POLICE OFFICERS WERE TRYING TO STOP THE MAN AND WOMAN YESTERDAY NEAR NORCROSS BECAUSE THEY WERE IN A STOLEN CAR AS POLICE WERE SEARCHING FOR THEM WITH CANINE OFFICER BLUE, THE MAN IN CANINE WERE BOTH SHOT THE GBI SAYS IT IS STILL INVESTIGATING WHO FIRED THE SHOTS >>> GOOD NEWS ABOUT A MISSING NORTH GEORGIA HIKER, NOW SAVED THANKS TO HELP FROM THE HALL COUNTY CANINE BELLA THE DAWSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THE HIKER BECAME LOST ON WEDNESDAY EVENING IN THE AMACALOLA FALLS STATE PARK SHORTLY THEREAFTER HIS PHONE DIED THE HIKER SPENT THE NIGHT IN THE WOODS AS CREWS CONTINUED TO SEARCH FOR HIM THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS, ON THURSDAY MORNING, CANINE BELLA QUICKLY LED THE SEARCH CREWS TO THE HIKER SHE KNEW WHAT WAS GOING ON, AND THE MAN WAS ABOUT 200, 300 YARDS OFF THE MAIN TRAIL HE IS DOING JUST FINE TONIGHT GOOD-LOOKING DOG >>> TODAY MARKS SIX MONTHS SINCE THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION DECLARED COVID-19 A PANDEMIC, AND IT WILL BE AT LEAST THAT MUCH LONGER BEFORE LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES COULD GET BACK TO NORMAL THAT’S ACCORDING TO THE NATION’S LEADING INFECTIOUS DISEASE EXPERTS >> BY THE TIME YOU MOBILIZE THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE VACCINATIONS AND YOU GET THE MAJORITY OR MORE OF THE POPULATION VACCINATED AND PROTECTED, THAT’S LIKELY NOT GOING TO HAPPEN TO THE MID-OR END OF 2021 >> DR. ANTHONY FAUCCI ALSO WARNED ABOUT AN INCREASE IN COVID INFECTIONS AS TEMPERATURES DROPPED, MORE ACTIVITIES WILL BE INDOORS THERE ARE ALMOST 6 1/2 MILLION CASES OF CORONAVIRUS IN THE UNITED STATES IN GEORGIA, WE’RE SEEING A NUMBER OF NEW CASES REPORTED GO DOWN YET ANOTHER DAY, BUT THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE HEADING TO THE HOSPITAL FOR MEDICAL CARE CONTINUES TO GO UP >>> IT IS A SIGN ONLY THOSE WHO ARE REALLY SICK ARE TAKING THE TIME TO GET TESTED, PUTTING THE COMMUNITY AT RISK FOR ASYMPTOMATIC SPREAD MORE THAN 1,500 ACROSS THE STATE ARE IN THE HOSPITAL FOR COVID-19

>>> >> THIS MORNING, PEOPLE GATHERED IN NEW YORK CITY, THE MEMORIAL PLAZA, TO REMEMBER THE NEARLY 3,000 PEOPLE WHO WERE KILLED VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE ATTENDED TODAY’S MEMORIAL AS WELL AS DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE JOE BIDEN >> THE HEROS OF FLIGHT 93 ARE AN EVER-LASTING REMINDER THAT NO MATTER THE DANGER, NO MATTER THE THREAT, NO MATTER THE ODDS, AMERICA WILL ALWAYS RISE UP, STAND TALL, AND FIGHT BACK >> PRESIDENT TRUMP WAS IN SHANKSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA, TODAY, WITH PASSENGERS OF FLIGHT 93, BROUGHT THE PLANE DOWN SO IT COULD NOT REACH THE CAPITAL REMEMBER THE FAMOUS TODD BEAMER, WHO WAS LOST IN THAT CRASH WITH, “LET’S ROLL.” SMALL CROWD PAUSED FOR A MOMENT OF SILENCE BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC, THE NAMES OF THE PASSENGERS AND CREW OF THE FLIGHT WERE READ ALOUD >> ON SEPTEMBER 11th, 2011, TERROR HIJACKED FOUR AIRCRAFT AND CASHED THEM INTO THE TOWERS OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER IN NEW YORK CITY, THE PENTAGON OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, D.C., AND IN A FIELD IN SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA >> MEMBERS OF CONGRESS WITH THE CEREMONY OUTSIDE THE CAPITAL, THE BELLS TOLLED AT 8:46, THE MOMENT THAT MORE THAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 811 CRASHED INTO THE NORTH TOWER OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER THERE WAS A MOMENT OF SILENCE TO HONOR THOSE WHO DIED OR WERE INJURED >>> 9/11 IS NOW PART OF THE STORY OF FIRST RESPONDERS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY IT’S WHY FIREFIGHTERS FROM THE CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE AND THEIR FIRE DEPARTMENT MADE THE HOUR DRIVE TO STONE MOUNTAIN PARK THEY DID SO WITH AN HONOR LINE TO SHOW RESPECT FOR THOSE WHO RISKED THEIR LIVES OR GAVE THEIR LIVES TO SAVE OTHERS >> Reporter: ROUGHLY 100 FIRST RESPONDERS CAME OUT FOR THIS ANNUAL CLIMB HERE AT STONE MOUNTAIN YOU HAD FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE OFFICERS FROM ACROSS METRO ATLANTA PARTICIPATING IT STARTED OUT WITH A PRAYER AND A MOMENT OF SILENCE BEFORE CLIMBING TO THE TOP OF STONE MOUNTAIN >> IT IS AN EVENT THAT STARTED OUT WITH INITIALLY FOUR FIRST RESPONDERS THAT HAS GROWN TO DOZENS PARTICIPATING EACH YEAR I SPOKE WITH A COUPLE OF GUYS PARTICIPATING, AND THEY TOLD ME WHAT THIS DAY MEANS TO THEM >> IT JUST SHOWS THAT WE’RE ALL ONE BIG FAMILY WITH THE FIRE DEPARTMENT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT FIRE DEPARTMENT YOU’RE IN WE ALL REMEMBER SEPTEMBER 11th, AND WE WERE ALL THINKING ABOUT WHAT THOSE GUYS WERE GOING THROUGH, YOU KNOW, AS THEY’RE WALKING UP TO THE BUILDINGS, WHAT THEY WERE GOING THROUGH WHEN THEY WENT UP, AND THEN WHAT THESE DEPARTMENTS WENT THROUGH WITH THIS TERRIBLE LOSS >> IT’S VERY INTENSE, CLIMATE IN FULL GEAR, ESPECIALLY IN SEPTEMBER IN GEORGIA AND SO — BUT IT IS AN HONOR TO DO THAT SO WE ORGANIZED THE EVENT, AND WE WANTED TO JUST SHOW THAT WE HAD FORGOTTEN >> WHEN THEY WENT INTO THOSE BUILDINGS, THEY KNEW EXACTLY WHAT THEY HAD TO DO, AND THEY KNEW EXACTLY WHAT THEY WERE GOING TO FACE THEY KNEW THEY WERE PROBABLY NOT GOING TO COME BACK FROM THAT, AND WE THINK ABOUT IT ALL THE TIME, BUT ESPECIALLY ON SEPTEMBER THE 11th IT’S DEFINITELY A SPECIAL DAY, AND WE THINK ABOUT THE FAMILIES THAT WERE LOST, AND THEIR LOSS ON THOSE DAYS AS WELL >> Reporter: THIS IS AN EASY LIKE WITH ALL THE EQUIPMENT ON THIS WAS A 1-MILE LIKE, EQUIVALENT TO 160 FLIGHTS OF STAIRS >>> WE’RE WATCHING A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS OUT THERE TONIGHT THAT ARE FALLING APART BEFORE THEY MAKE IT TO ATLANTA, AND WE’RE ALSO WATCHING A NEW TROPICAL TROPICAL DEPRESSION OFF THE COAST OF FLORIDA THAT’S EXPECTED TO GET STRONGER AS IT MOVES INTO THE GULF WE’LL SHOW YOU THE LATEST TRACK >> STILL TO COME, ATLANTA SMALL BUSINESSES, MANY HIT SO HARD BY CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWNS, NOW

FINDING NEW WAYS >> Reporter: NEARLY 50% OF PREDOMINANTLY OWNED AFRICAN AMERICAN SMALL BUSINESSES HAVE SHUT THEIR DOORS MOST OF THEM FOR GOOD >> THE NEW OR SMALL BUSINESSES HAVE RUN OUT OF ALL THE GOVERNMENT AID, AND ARE EITHER CLOSED OR IN THE PROCESS OF CLOSING THEIR DOORS >> Reporter: BUSINESS OWNERS MUST BE THINKING OUT OF THE BOX IN ORDER TO KEEP THE CUSTOMERS OUT OF THE DOOR, EVEN WITH LIMITED RESOURCES SIMA MAYAT OFFERS OTHER SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS THIS ADD VICE >> IF YOU’RE NOT FOCUSED ON YOUR CUSTOMER BASE AND BEING RELEVANT, THEN WHAT IS THE POINT OF BEING IN BUSINESS? >> Reporter: SUCILE SAYS USE YOUR IMAGINATION, AND DIVERSIFY >> MAYBE YOU WANT TO HAVE SOME FRESH HERBAGE YOU KNOW, IF YOU ARE SELLING SOUL FOOD, MAYBE YOU WANT TO BE SURE YOU HAVE A SALAD IN HERE >> Reporter: AND OWNER OF THE BARBERSHOP, KYLE BOOKER SAYS HE’S ADDED APPOINTMENTS >> IT HELPS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS >> Reporter: AND THOMAS PORTIS, JUNIOR, IS WELL AWARE OF BALANCING BUDGETS TO STAY IN BUSINESS >> THE BEST THING TO DO IS TO CUT TAXES, AND TRY NOT TO CREATE ANY NEW EXPENSE >> Reporter: UNITY NATIONAL BANK DIRECTOR GEORGE ANDREWS URGES HIS WEST END SMALL BUSINESS CLIENTS TO USE PERSONAL ASSETS TO HELP KEEP THEIR BUSINESSES AFLOAT THE GOAL IS TO KEEP THE SMALL BUSINESS FORCE OPEN, AND NOT LET COVID-19 AND WHAT IN MANY CASES IS GENERATIONS OF WEST END SMALL BUSINESS OWNERSHIP >>> IT’S RAINING THIS WEEKEND METEOROLOGIST CHRIS HOLCOMB, THOUGH, WE LIKE HAVING HIM HERE >> YOU KNOW, TOMORROW IS GOING TO BE THE DAY WITH THE HIGHEST RAIN CHANCE, WE THINK, ON SATURDAY IT’S NOT GOING TO RAIN ALL DAY, BUT AT ANY TIME OF THE DAY, WE’RE GOING TO SEE OFF-AND-ON SHOWERS MOVING THROUGH THERE WILL BE BREAKS IN BETWEEN RIGHT NOW, WE’RE WATCHING A FEW SHOWERS OVER ON THE EAST SIDE THESE ARE DIMINISHING AS THEY’RE MOVING FROM THE EAST TOWARD THE WEST WE HAD THUNDER AND LIGHTNING A FEW SHOWERS UP ON THE NORTH PART OF GREEN COUNTY AS WELL WITH THUNDER AND LIGHTNING, WEAKENING NOW OVER MORGAN COUNTY INTO PUTNAM COUNTY, FALLING APART INTO NEWTON COUNTY AS WELL NOTHING REALLY GOING ON IN ATLANTA WE HAVE A FEW SHOWERS ON THE SOUTH SIDE IN LAMAR COUNTY, ALSO PIKE COUNTY SOUTHERN PARTS OF SPALDING COUNTY A FEW RAIN DROPS THEN, AS YOU GO DOWN TO THE SOUTH, THIS IS OUR LATEST TROPICAL DEPRESSION TROPICAL DEPRESSION 19, CENTERED JUST OFF THE EASTERN, SOUTHEASTERN COAST OF FLORIDA IT WILL BECOME A TROPICAL STORM AND STRENGTHEN INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO, TOO HERE’S THE LATEST FORECAST TRACK ON THIS SYSTEM WE’RE WATCHING THIS, IF IT IS GOING TO BE COMING THROUGH THE GULF OF MEXICO, AND IT WILL DETERMINE WHAT TYPE OF WEATHER THAT WE GET HERE IN OUR AREA I WANT TO SHOW YOU THAT TRACK I JUST KIND OF STEPPED OVER THIS REALLY QUICK LET ME SHOW YOU WHAT WE’RE WATCHING HERE AS WE HAVE THAT SYSTEM THAT’S MOVING UP INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO THERE’S THE TRACK HERE THIS PARTICULAR TRACK IS

SHOWING IT AS A STRONG TROPICAL STORM, JUST BELOW HURRICANE STRENGTH WE’RE GOING TO BE WATCHING IT FOR YOU AS IT WILL BE MOVING ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO NOW, HERE’S THE MOISTURE MAP WHAT I WANT TO SHOW YOU WITH, IT’S REALLY INTERESTING TO WATCH, ALL THAT TROPICAL MOISTURE DOWN ALONG THE GULF COAST REGION, WE’RE GOING TO HAVE MOISTURE HERE WHEN YOU SEE THE YELLOWS, ORANGES, AND REDS, THAT’S THE VERY MOIST AIR THE BLUES AND THE PURPLES ARE WHERE IT’S DRIER SO IT’S DRY AIR IN TENNESSEE AND KENTUCKY TOMORROW, WE’RE GOING TO HAVE SCATTERED SHOWERS HERE, PLENTY OF TROPICAL MOISTURE IN PLACE WATCH WHAT HAPPENS ON SUNDAY IT MAY ROB US OF SOME MOISTURE HERE WE MAY ACTUALLY HAVE SOME DRIER AIR COMING IN LATER ON SUNDAY WITH SOME BREAKS IN THOSE RAIN CHANCES AND THEN ALL THAT TROPICAL MOISTURE THERE ALONG THE GULF COAST, ON MONDAY, STILL SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS HERE AND THEN THE BATTLE IS GOING TO BE GOING ON, DEPENDING ON WHERE THE REMNANTS OF THIS SYSTEM GO, AND WE’VE GOT DRIER AIR TRYING TO COME IN FROM THE NORTH AND EAST WE’RE GOING TO BE RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS WE’RE. HERE’S ANOTHER LOOK AT ANOTHER SYSTEM THIS IS A SYSTEM THAT COULD BECOME A TROPICAL SYSTEM IT’S LOW RISK, 20 TO 30% CHANCE OF DEVELOPMENT IN THE GULF OF MEXICO AS IT MOVES OVER MORE TOWARD MEXICO AND TEXAS THERE’S ANOTHER ONE COMING OFF THE COAST OF AFRICA WE’VE BEEN TRACKING IT FOR DAYS IT HAS AN 80 TO 90% CHANCE OF DEVELOPING ANOTHER ONE COMING OFF THE COAST OF AFRICA THAT HAS A 40% CHANCE OF DEVELOPING 86 DEGREES FOR A HIGH ON SATURDAY WE’RE GOING TO BE FINE HORRIFY TUNING THESE RAIN CHANCES THE NEXT FEW DAYS DOWN TO A 30% CHANCE TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, AND FRIDAY AND TEMPERATURES, TOO 80 DEGREES TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY HERE’S YOUR WEATHER WOW MOMENT FOR THE DAY THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL PICTURE FROM MARYBETH ETHERIDGE IN STOCKBRIDGE AND THE BLUE SKY AND THE CLOUDS OUT THERE JUST A NICE SHOT, SOME OF THOSE CLOUDS WE’D LOVE TO SEE YOUR WEATHER WOW MOMENT MARY BETH IS ONE OF OUR STORM TRACKERS YOU CAN BECOME ONE, TOO, ON FACEBOOK JUST SEARCH “11 ALIVE STORM TRACKERS.” WE’LL LET YOU INTO THIS CLOSED COMMUNITY YOU CAN SEE WHAT OTHER PEOPLE ARE POSTING ABOUT WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD, AND YOU CAN POST YOUR WEATHER INFO AND PICTURES THERE, TOO >>> ALL RIGHT COMING UP NEXT, THE VERY LATEST ON VIRTUAL LEARNING, AND SCAMMING IT CERTAINLY IS PART OF THE

EQUATION FOR MANY FAM >> Reporter: BRYCE AUSTIN MAKES A LIVING TEACHING COMPANIES AND CEOS HOW TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM CYBER CRIMINALS HE’S ALSO A FATHER WITH TWO SONS WHO WILL NOW BE LEARNING FROM HOME, AND HE’S TEACHING THEM THOSE VERY SAME LESSONS >> WHAT ARE YOU MOST WORRIED ABOUT WITH ALL OF THIS? I’M WORRIED ABOUT HIM BEING EXPOSED TO ADULT CONTENT I’M WORRIED ABOUT HIM FALLING FOR SOMETHING AND THEN REALIZING AFTER THE FACT HE WAS TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF >> Reporter: THE FIRST THING BRIGHTON DID, HE SAT DOWN WITH HIS KIDS AND TALKED WITH THEM ABOUT CYBER CRIME AND WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR NEXT HE SET THEM UP WITH THEIR VERY OWN PROFILES ON THE COMPUTER THAT DO NOT HAVE ADMINISTRATIVE PRIVILEGES IF YOU CHECK THE “SETTING,” YOUR KIDS WON’T BE ABLE TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL NEW PROGRAMS ON THE COMPUTER THAT COULD POTENTIALLY GET THEM INTO TROUBLE >> SO I DID USE A PARENTAL FILTER TO KEEP OUT ADULT CONTENT, BECAUSE A LOT OF THESE WEB SITES HAVE ADULT CONTENT, AND IT DOESN’T SAY, “WARNING, YOU MUST BE 18 OR OVER.” IT JUST COMES UP WITH THINGS I DON’T WANT MY KIDS SEEING >> Reporter: HE SAYS OTHER PARENTS SHOULD DO THE SAME AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK, AND THEY SHOULD OCCASIONALLILY CHECK THEIR KIDS’ E-MAIL BOX TO SEE WHO THEY’RE TALKING TO ONLINE >> THE INTERNET ISN’T LIKE RIDING A BUS, WHERE IT’S NOTHING BUT KIDS IN THE BACK, AND IT’S A TRAINED BUS DRIVER IN THE FRONT, AND THE SAFETY RECORD IS VERY GOOD THIS IS LIKE KID RIDING THEIR BIKE TO SCHOOL, WHERE THEY CAN DO IT SAFELY, BUT THEY NEED TO KNOW THE RULES OF THE ROAD THEY NEED SOMEONE LOOKING OUT FOR THEM >>> ALL RIGHT COMING UP NEXT, THE LONG- LASTING TOLL OF 9/11, AND IT HAS BEEN AN ARDUOUS BATTLE FOR

ONE MAN >> FUNDS ARE BEING ISN’T OUT TO PEOPLE IN GEORGIA TO PEOPLE WHO LOST THEIR JOBS THEY COULD AMOUNT TO HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS DOUG RICHARDS EXPLAINS >> Reporter: EARLY IN THE PANDEMIC, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CREATED A PROGRAM TO SEND OUT $600 CHECKS TO FOLKS UNEMPLOYED BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC WHEN THAT PROGRAM EXPIRED AT THE END OF JULY, IT CREATED A VOID THAT HAS LASTED 6 WEEKS NOW THE FEDS ARE HALFWAY FILLING THAT VOID WITH $300 CHECKS, PAID RETROACTIVELY FOR LAST 6 WEEKS MANY GEORGIANS WILL GET AN ADDITIONAL $1,800 IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS THAT’S IN ADDITION TO REGULAR STATE UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE FOR SOME FOLKS IN GEORGIA’S FILM INDUSTRY, WHICH ALL BUT SHUT DOWN IN MARCH, THE NEW MONEY IS WELCOME >> IT’S DEFINITELY BETTER THAN NOTHING IT WILL DEFINITELY HELP GET SOME OF MY BILLS PAID >> LISA FOY IS A FILM PRODUCTION ASSISTANT, WHO SAYS SHE HASN’T WORKED IN SIX MONTHS, BUT HOPS THAT WILL CHANGE, AND THE FILM INDUSTRY HAS BEGUN PREPRODUCTION FOR NEW PROJECTS OVER THE LAST FEW WEEKS ABOUT 700,000 GEORGIANS WILL QUALIFY FOR THE CHECKS UNDER THE EXTENDED PROGRAM CONGRESS HAS NOT AGREED TO ANY ASSISTANCE AFTER THAT >>> WE CONTINUE TO GET ANSWERS TO YOUR UNEMPLOYMENT QUESTIONS TEXAS US AT 404-885-7600 TO TELL US ABOUT ISSUES THAT YOU HAVE ENCOUNTERED AND THEY CAN 11ALIVE.COM FOR MORE RESOURCES ON WHO’S HIRING AND HOW TO FILE FOR ASSISTANCE >>> A FORMER POLICE OFFICER IS CHARGED IN THE DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD, APPEARED IN COURT TODAY OUTSIDE PROTESTERS FILLED THE STREET, LYING ON THE GROUND, CHANTING, HOLDING SIGNS, CALLING FOR JUSTICE, DEFUNDING THE POLICE, AND KEEPING THE TRIAL IN THAT COUNTY ALL FOUR OFFICERS WERE THERE FOR A HEARING THE JUDGE DID NOT RULE ON A MOTION >> MORE THAN HALF A MILLION PEOPLE HAVE BEEN FORCED TO EVACUATE AS THE FIRES CONTINUE TO DEVASTATE MORE THAN THREE MILLION ACRES THE DEATH TOLL IS RISING WITH NEARLY TWO DOZEN PEOPLE MISSING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, THE BEAR FIRE HAS NOW CLAIMED TEN LIVES AT LEAST 16 OTHERS ARE STILL MISSING IN SEVERAL MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES >>> WITH ELECTION DAY NEARING, SOME PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO DECIDE HOW TO CAST THEIR BALLOTS IF YOU WANT TO VOTE, YOUR TOMB TO REQUEST ONE IS WINDING DOWN THE SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE WILL START MAILING ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR THE NOVEMBER ELECTION TO VOTERS NEXT WEEK IF YOU HAVEBILITY REQUESTED YOUR BALLOT YET, YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO DO SO YOU CAN REQUEST YOUR ABSENTEE BALLOT BY USING GEORGIA’S ONLINE PORTAL, OR BY FILLING OUT A PAPER APPLICATION ONCE YOU HAVE THE ACTUAL AP’S KEY BALLOTS IN YOUR HAND, BE SURE TO FOLLOW ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY YOUR VOTE MUST BE POSTMARKED BY TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd AND RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6th ALL OF THIS INFORMATION AND MORE TO HELP SECURE YOUR VOTE CAN BE FOUND AT 11ALIVE.COM >>> 9/11 STILL AFFECTS FIRST RESPONDERS WHO WERE THERE THAT DAY JOHN FOOLED FAMOUSLY TESTIFIED TO CONGRESS WITH JON STEWART IN FAVOR OF A VICTIMS FOUND >> JOHN FIELD KNOWS FEAR AN ARMY VETERAN, A SUPERVISOR AT GROUND ZERO ON SEPTEMBER 11th, SEPTEMBER 11th,2001 IN MARCH, HE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH COVID >> I WAS IN THE HOSPITAL FOR 11

WEEKS AFTER 9/11 AND GOT HURT THOSE ARE THE ONLY TWO TIMES I CAN REMEMBER BEING AFRAID IN MY LIFE THE ABILITY NOT TO BREATHE IS A SCARY, SCARY FEELING NOT KNOWING IS THE BIGGEST FEAR I’M NOT AFRAID OF DYING I JUST DIDN’T WANT TO DIE LIKE THAT >> Reporter: JOHN PULLED THROUGH, DONATING PLASMA EIGHT TIMES, AND DISTRIBUTING $100,000 IN PPE AND FOOD TO HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES, EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS BUT THE PANDEMIC BRINGS HIS PURPOSE INTO EVEN SHARPER FOCUS AS HIS FELLOW 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS ARE AMONG THE MOST VULNERABLE TO COVID-19 >> I TOLD THE 9/11 COMMUNITY TAKE THIS ILLNESS SERIOUS, BECAUSE WE’RE ALL COMPROMISED OUR IMMUNE SYSTEMS ARE COMPROMISED, THE TOXINS FROM 9/11 NOW, EVERYBODY IS LOOKING OVER THEIR SHOULDER I’M SURE IT’S GOING ON IN THE MILITARY AS WELL WHEN AM I GOING TO GET COVID- 19? AM I GOING TO SURVIVE IT IF I GET IT? I KNOW I’M COMPROMISED >> Reporter: AT LEAST 509/11 FIRST RESPONDERS HAVE DIED FROM COVID ANYBODY WHO DIED BEFORE MARCH, AS SAD AS IT IS, THEY HAD A FUNERAL ANYONE WHO DIED AFTER MARCH, THEY DIDN’T EVEN HAVE THE PROPER FUNERAL FOR THEIR LOVED ONE THAT MAKES MY SOUL CRY THAT MAKES MY HEART BLEED, THAT THESE FAMILIES DIDN’T GIVE THEIR LOVED ONES THE PROPER SEND OFFS >> Reporter: ON EDUCATED, JOHN WILL LEAD A CEREMONY AT THE 9/11 RESPONDERS REMEMBRANCE PARK A PLAQUE WILL BE ADDED FOR THE HEROS WHO FOUGHT THE VIRUS >> WE’RE GOING TO HONOR THEM, AND WE’RE GOING TO READ THEIR NAMES FOLLOWING THE RINGING OF THE BELL, AND THEN WE’RE GOING TO HAVE A FLYOVER FOR THEM >> Reporter: TO GET THROUGH THE HEARTBREAK OF THAT DAY 19 YEARS AGO, WE LEARNED TO COME TOGETHER, TO LOVE, AND TO REMEMBER >> I’M A STRONG BELIEVER THAT GOOD ALWAYS TRIES TO OVERCOME EVIL, AND I’M A STRONG BELIEVER THAT CHARITY ALWAYS GOES UNTIL THE END >>> THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE NOW HEATING UP AS WE MOVE PAST LABOR DAY JOE BIDEN DOING MORE IN-PERSON EVENTS WHILE PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS TO DEAL WITH FALL OUT FROM THE LATEST BOB WOODWARD BOOK JOINING ME RIGHT NOW IS NATIONAL COLUMN JUST AND PUNDUT RON HART RON, HOW MUCH CAMPAIGNING WILL WE SEE THE FORMER VICE PRESIDENT DOING, OR WILL HE CONTINUE TO LIE LOW, SO TO SPEAK, LITERALLY AND FIGURATIVELY? >> JOE HAS BEEN IN SIX STATES LAST WEEK, AND BIDEN ACTUALLY PAID A SURPRISE VISIT TO HIS KITCHEN ONE DAY APPARENTLY, THE POLLS ARE TIGHTENING RIGHT NOW, AND HE REALLY CANNOT DO THAT ANYMORE HE WAS FORCED TO GET OUT THERE, MAKE SOME SPEECHES WE’LL SEE HOW HE DOES >> AND UP-AND-DOWN WEEK FOR THE PRESIDENT HE MADE SOME CURIOUS COMMENTS TO THE FAIR BALLED JOURNALIST BOB WOOD WARD, AND ALSO GETS NOMINATED FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE IT IS A CRAZY WORLD IN WHICH WE LIVE >> IA YOU KNOW, HE SAID HE WOULD KILL FOR A NOBEL PEACE PRIZE , ACTUALLY, TRUMP IS A LISH TEARIAN, WHICH IS WHAT I AM, HAS DONE A GREAT JOB OF DEESCALATING WARS AROUND THE COUNTRY GOT US OUT OF THE MAJOR WARS WE WERE IN UNDER BUSH HE HAS TAKEN THE BAIT TO GET IN OTHER WARS I THINK THE NORWEGIAN GUY THAT WAS NOMINATED WAS TALKING ABOUT THAT A NOMINATION DOESN’T MEAN YOU WIN >> THE ACC IS BACK THIS WEEK AND PLAYING FOOTBALL SEC IN A COUPLE OF WEEKS WHAT ARE YOU HEARING ABOUT SPORTS? WHAT ARE YOU HEARING ABOUT COVID AND THIS COMBINATION OF BOTH? >> YEAH THERE WAS A REPORT RECENTLY OF 26,000 KIDS ON CAMPUS GOT COVID, TESTED POSITIVE FOR IT, BUT ZERO WENT TO THE HOSPITAL, AND ZERO HAD DIED SO WE’VE GOT TO REMIND OURSES THESE KIDS ARE TOUGH THEY GET IT, KICK THEM OUT QUICKLY >> COMING UP, WE ARE STILL WATCHING THOSE NUMEROUS TROPICAL SYSTEMS IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN THE ONE CLOSEST TO US IS A TROPICAL DEPRESSION THAT IS MOST LIKELY GOING TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM THIS WEEKEND IN THE GULF OF MEXICO WE’LL TALK MORE ABOUT IT COMING UP >>> COMING UP, YOU KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS OH, YES

>> ON THIS SEPTEMBER 11th, THE NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE, THE PRESIDENT TOOK TIME TO HONOR THE VICTIMS OF THE TERRORIST ATTACKS THEY VISITED THE SITES WHERE THERE WERE PLANNED MEMORIALS AS SUSAN MCGUINNESS TELLS US, THE CEREMONIES LOOKED QUITE DIFFERENT THIS YEAR >> Reporter: ON THE 19th ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11th TERROR ATTACKS, AMERICANS STOPPED TO REMEMBER PRESIDENT TRUMP AND DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE JOE BIDEN PRESSING PAUSE ON POLITICS, PAYING TRIBUTE TO THOSE LOST, AND PASSING THEIR RESPECTS TO THE FAMILIES >> NEVER GOES AWAY >> Reporter: PRESIDENT TRUMP IN SHANKSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA, WHERE FLIGHT 93 CRASHED, RECALLING HOW PASSENGERS BANDED TOGETHER DESPITE THE HIJACKERS FOILING THEIR PLANNED DESTINATION, THE WHITE HOUSE OR U.S. CAPITAL >> THE ONLY THING THAT STOOD BETWEEN THE ENEMY AND A DEADLY STRIKE AT THE HEART OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY WAS THE COURAGE AND RESOLVE OF 40 MEN AND WOMEN >> Reporter: BIDEN VISITING SHANKSVILLE LATER IN THE DAY EARLIER, IN NEW YORK CITY, JOE BIDEN, AND VICE PRESIDENT CROSSED PATHS AT A MEMORIAL DAY EVENT, SHARING AN ELBOW BUMP KAMALA HARRIS RECALLING AN EXPERIENCE SHARED BY MANY IN THIS COUNTRY >> OUR FIRST REACTION, WITHOUT

PAUSE, WAS TO HUG AND HOLD EACH OTHER >> PERFECT STRANGERS >> Reporter: THOSE DAYS OF TOGETHERNESS, 19 YEARS AGO, A STARK CONTRAST TO A DIVIDE NATION FACING THE TRAGEDY OF OUR TIME, THE COVID PANDEMIC, YET STILL COMMEMORATING SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001, A DAY AMERICANS PROMISED NEVER TO FORGET >>> ALL RIGHT WE HAVE THE VERY LATEST NOW ON THE POLITICAL SITUATION NOW AS THE DEMOCRATS RUNNING FOR OFFICE HAS BOWED OUT OF THE RACE JENNIFER BELLAMY SPOKE WITH THE MEET THE PRESS MODERATOR >> Reporter: THE NOMINEE FOR CONGRESS IN THE 14th DISTRICT IS LEAVING THE RACE KEVIN MANOZEL SAID HE IS DROPPING OUT FOR PERSONAL AND FAMILY REASONS THAT LEAVES MARJORIE TAYLOR GREEN WITHOUT AN OPPONENT JOINING ME IS CHUCK TODD, MODERATOR OF “MEET THE PRESS.” A LOT HAS BEEN SAID ABOUT HER SHE IS A HEAVY FAVORITE, NO MATTER WHO THE DEMOCRATS HAVE TO RUN AGAINST HER THIS IS A GOOD TIME TO REVISIT THE TOPIC OF WINNING AND GOING TO WASHINGTON PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS LAUDED HER ON TWITTER REPUBLICANS FEEL WEARY ABOUT GIVING HER SUPPORT REGARDING THINGS SHE HAS SAID REGARDING QANON AND OTHER CONTROVERSIAL STATEMENTS SHE HAS MADE IN THE PAST >> I’LL BE HONEST, I THINK HER FUTURE IN WASHINGTON AND HOW ACCEPTED OR NOT ACCEPTED SHE IS DEPENDS ON THE WINNER OF THE PRESIDENTIAL RAILS, BECAUSE YOU POINTED OUT, THE ONLY PERSON THAT HAS GIVEN HER ACCEPTANCE IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY HAS BEEN THE PRESIDENT WE’VE SEEN — THERE WERE ATTEMPTS BY THE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP SOME VOICED THINGS MORE STRONGLY THAN OTHERS, BUT THERE’S A GENERAL SENSE IN THE ELECTED REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP IN CONGRESS THAT THEY’VE GOT TO DENOUNCE THIS QANON BUSINESS CONSPIRACY NONSENSE, THAT THIS IS A VIRUS INSIDE THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, AND IF THIS VIRUS SPREADS, THIS COULD BE EXTRAORDINARILY DAMAGING, NOT JUST TO THE PARTY, BUT PERHAPS TO THE COUNTRY SO I DO THINK THERE IS SOME SERIOUS CONCERN ABOUT SOME ELECTED REPUBLICANS ABOUT THIS BUT IF THE PRESIDENT WINS REELECTION, IT’S HIS REPUBLICAN PARTY SO THE QUESTION IS, IS SHE ON AN ISLAND, OR DOES SHE HAVE — OR DOES SHE SOMEWHAT EMBRACE? AND I THINK A LOT OF THAT WILL DEPEND ON WHAT HAPPENS WITH THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE >> A LOT CERTAINLY WILL >>> SHIFTING GEARS A LITTLE BIT, DR. ANTHONY FA,CCI SAYING EARLIER TODAY WE MAY NOT RETURN TO NORMAL LIFE UNTIL THE END OF 2021 BECAUSE OF HOW LONG IT WILL TAKE FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE POPULATION TO BE VACCINATED IS THE CORONAVIRUS STILL A NUMBER-ONE ISSUE IN THE FINAL WEEKS BEFORE THE ELECTION IN NOVEMBER, ABOUT SEVEN MORE WEEKS TO GO >> WELL, YOU KNOW, IT DEPENDS ON HOW YOU POLL IT, BUT BASICALLY THE CORONAVIRUS AND THE PANDEMIC IS CERTAINLY EITHER THE NUMBER-1 OR NUMBER-2 ISSUE SOMEONE ARGUED THE ECONOMY AND THE PANDEMIC ARE CERTAINLY ENTERTAINED WITH THIS THE HEALTH EXPERTS HAVE BEEN REALISTIC WITH US FROM THE GET GO I DO THINK WHAT HAS MADE THE POLITICS SO COMPLICATED IS THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN IMPATIENT WITH THE LOCKDOWN, WITH THE VACCINE, IMPATIENCE WITH MASKS THAT HAS TRANSLATED TO THE PUBLIC, AND THAT’S WHY WE’RE IN THE SITUATION WE’RE IN >> ALWAYS SO MUCH TO DISCUSS ”MEET THE PRESS” SUNDAY MORNING AT 10:00 TTHANK YOU >>> WE JUST GOT THE LATEST INFORMATION IN THE 11:00 P.M ADVISORY JUST IN ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION 19 THAT IS UP OFF THE FLORIDA COAST HERE THERE IS STILL A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA COAST WE THINK DURING THE AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING HOURS ON SATURDAY, THIS IS WHEN IT’S GOING TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM WITH 40 MILES PER HOUR WINDS, UP TO 50 AN HOUR WINDS SUNDAY EVENING WE THINK WE WILL SEE A POTENTIAL LANDFILL NEAR LOUISIANA OR MISSISSIPPI ON TUNING WITH 70 MILES AN HOUR WINDS I WILL NOT BE SURPRISED IF THIS FORECAST TRACK THAT THEY’VE INCREASED THIS INTENSITY FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE BEFORE LANDFILL THERE I JUST KNOW THAT THIS IS ONLY THE SECOND FORECAST TRACK THAT WE’VE HAD ON THIS, AND MOST LIKELY, THIS TRACK AND THE INTENSITY FORECAST IS GOING TO CHANGE, AND OF COURSE, THIS TRACK IS GOING TO BE VERY IMPORTANT TO DETERMINE WHAT TYPE OF WEATHER WE’RE GOING TO HAVE, TOO THERE’S ANOTHER SYSTEM ALREADY IN THE GULF OF MEXICO THAT IS ANOTHER POTENTIAL SYSTEM IT’S GOING TO MOVE WEST, AND THEN OVER TO THE SOUTH AND WEST WE’RE NOT OVERLY CONCERNED ABOUT THAT ONE THE OTHER ONE WE’RE WATCHING COMING OFF THE COAST OF AFRICA IN THIS RED DEVELOPMENT ZONE HAS AN 80 TO 90% CHANCE OF DEVELOPING ANOTHER ONE COOLING OFF THE COST OF AFRICA HAS A 40% CHANCE OF DEVELOPING SO BETWEEN THE TROPICAL DEPRESSION OFF THE COAST OF FLORIDA AND THEN THIS VIGOROUS SYSTEM HERE COMING OFF THE COAST OF AFRICA, WHICHEVER ONE OF THOSE BECOMES A TROPICAL STORM FIRST WILL GET THE NAME SALLY AND THEN, AFTER THAT, IT WILL BE TEDDY

IT JUST DEPENDS WHICH ONE BECOMES A STORM FIRST HERE IS PAULETTE IT WILL BECOME A STORM ON SATURDAY, THEN MOST LIKELY A CATEGORY 2 STORM AS IT COMES CLOSE TO BERMUDA THEN IT TURNS — ALMOST A U TURN UP THERE, ALMOST FROM THE NORTH TO THE EAST, AND IT DOESN’T COME INTO THE ATLANTIC COASTLINE RENEE IS ALSO OUT IN THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC THIS IS COULDN’T OF LOSING ITS SOARING CURRENT IT’S GOING TO JUST KIND OF ME ANDER THERE IT MIGHT ACTUALLY START TO MOVE OUT TO THE SOUTH AND WEST, BUT LOSE ITS STRENGTH AND BECOME A REMNANT LOW OUT IN THE ATLANTIC OF COURSE, WE MENTIONED THOSE NAMES HERE WHICHEVER ONE — SO WE’VE GOT PAULETTE AND RENEE WHICHEVER ONE OF THOSE STORMS BECOMES THE NEXT TROPICAL STORM, THAT WILL BE SALLY, THENNED DAY THEN VICKY AND WILL FRED ONCE WE RUN OUT OF NAMES, WE’LL GO TO THE GREEK ALPHABET AFTER THAT CHANCES ARE HIGH WE WILL HAVE TO GO TO THE GREEK ALPHABET NOW LET ME SHOW YOU THIS STORM YOU’RE LOOKING FOR THE CENTER OF CIRCULATION RIGHT HERE THIS IS ON SATURDAY THIS IS IN THE GULF OF MEXICO IT MOVES UP TOWARD THE NORTH IT WILL BRING A LOT OF RAIN ALONG THE GULF COAST REGION SUNDAY, WE MIGHT ACTUALLY HAVE LOWER RAIN CHANCES HERE AS IT ROBS US WITH THE MOISTURE IT CONTINUES TO MEANDER IT WILL SEND US A FEW — SOME PERIODS OF THAT GULF MOISTURE IN OUR AREA, KEEPING US AT RAIN CHANCES A 50% CHANCE SATURDAY, 40% CHANCE SUNDAY AND MONDAY THEN A 30% CHANCE — THE LOWER RAIN CHANCES TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, AND FRIDAY COOLER TEMPERATURES, TOO WITH HIGHS BACK TO THE LOWER 80S >>> WE ARE BACK FOR ANOTHER WEEK OF HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS MAKING THEIR SEASON DEBUT OTHERS TRY TO CAPITALIZE OFF A STRONG START SO WHY DON’T WE GET TO THE HIGHLIGHTS NOW, BEGINNING WITH GRAYSON ON THE ROAD, TAKING ON McCATCHEETURE IT IS THE YOUNG CANNON HERE WITH THE ARM, THE DEEP PASS TO JAYDON SMITH, FINDING THE END ZONE IT’S A TOUCHDOWN FOR GRAYSON GRAYSON FINDING THE END ZONE ZONE PICKED OFF BY LUAMAR BYUNAD BRYSON WINS 55-21 >> CARTER SPED IT UP, AND HE RAN IT ALL THE WAY BACK IN LINE FAST MOTION, TOUCHDOWN BEARS THE BLOCK 7-6. UNDER 3 TO GO, THE OPENING QUARTER AFTER A BEARS FIELD GOAL PARKVIEW WINS 33-16 BIG RIVALRY IN COBB COUNTY THE BATTLE OF THE NEST BETWEEN SOUTH COB AND PEBBLE BROOKE CLARK LOOKING FOR A TOUCHDOWN THAT TIED THE GAME AT 6. NICE CATCH AT NUMBER 7. PEBBLE BROOKE COMES ROARING BACK CRAIG ADAMS, JUNIOR, THE QUARTERBACK, SHOTGUN, CONNECTING WITH DAVID THOMPSON FOR A BIG TOUCHDOWN TO REGAIN THE LEAD PEBBLEBROOKE EXTENDS THEIR LEAD AGAIN WHEN ADAM, JUNIOR, CONNECTING WITH THEJ HOLMES A SHORT PASS, LONG RUN FOR A TOUCHDOWN 40-21 PEBBLEBROOKE IS YOUR WINNER PREVIEW OF OUR T-11 GAME OF THE WEEK, SPRAYBERY AND COLLINS HILL, SAM HORN, THE TENNESSEE RECRUIT TO CAM PADREO, TOUCHDOWN 7-0. COLLINS HILL LATER, 7th QUARTER, RESPONSER ANDERSON, NOTHING FANCY THERE 2-YARD TOUCHDOWN 13-0 EAGLES PLAY ACTION OUR CARPALMAN PETE WHAT HAPPENED YOU HAVE MORE EXPERIENCE THAN ME KYLE BROWN WITH MUHAMMAD TOUCHDOWN YELLOW JACKETS COLLIN HILL COLLIN’S HILL WINS 34-14 BRAVES IN WASHINGTON TONIGHT BATTLED BY RON AC,NUA, JUNIOR HE GOES DOWN HE’LL BE HELPED OFF THE FIELD OFFICIAL WORD FROM THE BRAVES, THAT’S THE GOOD NEWS THE X-RAYS REVEALED NO FRACTURE AKUNYA, JUNIOR >>> WE HAVE MORE SPORTS COMING YOUR WAY ON 11 ALIVE IN JUST A FEW MINUTES

WE’LL TAKE A BRE >> WE EXPECT IT BECOME A TROPICAL STORM BY LATER IN THE DAY ON SATURDAY THAT TROPICAL SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE GULF, DEPENDING ON THE TRACK AND INTENSITY OF THAT SYSTEM WILL DETERMINE IF WE GET ANY IMPACTS ON SATURDAY, WE’RE EXPECTING SHOWERS SCATTERED AROUND, NOT ANYTHING TO DO WITH THAT TROPICAL SYSTEM IT’S MORE OF AN ATLANTIC FLOW COMING IN THEN, ON SUNDAY, WE MAY ACTUALLY SEE THE RAIN CHANCES COMING DOWN A BIT TO 40% SHOWERS TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, WITH LOWER TEMPERATURES NEXT WEEK HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S AS WE’VE SEEP AN EASTERLY FLOW THERE WILL BE A BATTLE BETWEEN A DRIER EASTERLY FLOW, THEN ALL THAT MOISTURE IN THE GULF PLEASE KEEP WITH US EVERY DAY THIS FORECAST WILL BE CHANGE A LITTLE BIT AS WE FINE-TUNE IT >> THANK YOU THAT’S IT FOR US THANKS FOR WATCHING

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