CBS2 News Update: June 8 at 8:55 a.m.

CBS2 News Update: June 8 at 8:55 a.m.


GOOD MORNING ON THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 8th. A BEAUTIFUL END TO THE WORK WEEK. MOSTLY SUNNY AND WARM TODAY. I’M MARY CALVI. ELISE FINCH WILL HAVE THE FORECAST COMING UP. WE BEGIN WITH A COMMUTER ALERT. ALEX DENIS IS HERE WITH THE SITUATION ON THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE. WE HAVE GOOD NEWS FOR RIDERS GOING TO THE TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE. THE WESTBOUND LANES HAVE OPEN FOLLOWING A CRASH THAT HAD THE BRIDGE CLOSED FOR NEARLY 3 HOURS. HOWEVER, WE ARE SEEING HEAVY DELAYS ON THE SOUTHBOUND SIDE OF THE THRUWAY THROUGH ROCKLAND COUNTY AS WELL AS ON THE SOUTHBOUND SIDE OF THE PALISADES PARKWAY, TURNPIKE AND ROUTE 4. AT LEAST AN HOUR AND A HALF DELAY AT THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE. IF YOU’RE TRAVELING FROM NEW YORK TO NEW JERSEY, GIVE YOURSELF PLENTY OF TIME. SOURCES TELL CBS2 THE CITY COUNCIL AND MAYOR DE BLASIO REACHED A DEAL TO CUT THE PRICE OF METROCARDS IN HALF FOR THOUSANDS OF NEW YORKERS. A FAMILY OF FOUR EARNING LESS THAN $25,000 A YEAR TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE DISCOUNT STARTING IN JANUARY. NOW LET’S GET TO THE FORECAST. HERE’S ELISE FINCH. WE’VE GOT A BEAUTIFUL DAY BEHIND ME. THINGS LOOKING PRETTY GOOD ON THIS FRIDAY MORNING. THEY WILL REMAIN PRETTY GOOD THROUGHOUT THE DAY. SUNNY AND CURRENTLY 67, WE GOT CALM WINDS. TEMPERATURES AROUND THE AREA ARE WARMING UP PRETTY NICELY. MOST LOCATIONS ON THIS MAP IN THE 60s. LIBERTY, 52 DEGREE READING. EVERYBODY WARMS UP NICELY. EXPECTING A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 82 DEGREES. IF WE HIT IT, THAT IS A FULL 10 DEGREES WARMER THAN WHAT WE SAW YESTERDAY. TONIGHT, PARTLY CLOUDY, MILDER, 66 DEGREES. TOMORROW, A LITTLE BIT COOLER BUT STILL WARM. 79 DEGREES. WE WILL SEE CLOUD COVER ON YOUR SATURDAY. STILL A CHANCE WE COULD SEE SHOWERS SOUTH OF THE CITY. BUT AS WE RUN THE MODELS, SATURDAY IS NOW LOOKING DRIER THAN IT DID A COUPLE OF DAYS AGO. SUNDAY, A GOOD MIX OF SUN AND CLOUDS WITH A HIGH OF 75. OFF TO A REALLY GOOD START AS WE HEAD INTO THE WEEKEND. OUR NEXT NEWSCAST IS AT NOON. WE ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE AT CBSNEWYORK.COM. I’M MARY CALVI.

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