5 things you need to know Thursday

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Thursday, Aug. 28:

1. Nice Today and Friday, Hot & Humid This Weekend

Thursday and Friday look great, but a heat wave will move in for the Labor Day weekend. Afternoon showers & storms come back into the region this weekend, especially west of DC. FULL FORECAST (http://on.wusa9.com/1gceO4R)

2. Dan Snyder: Redskins have 'started the process' of planning new stadium

The Washington Redskins have taken the first step toward landing a new stadium. Just where the process of finding a new home lands them is still unclear. FULL STORY (http://on.wusa9.com/1mWy7SJ)

3. Testimony wrapping up in former Va. governor trial

The jury is set to hear from the final witness in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. READ MORE (http://on.wusa9.com/1nHHV38)

4. TRAFFIC ALERT: Paving on Connecticut Ave, lanes closed

Lanes will be closed to repair pavement on Connecticut Avenue from the D.C. line to East West Highway in Chevy Chase the rest of this week. READ MORE (http://on.wusa9.com/1lhnCOi)

5. Hurricane causes rough OC waters, Manassas teen drowns

Hurricane Cristobal is far off the Atlantic Coast but is still having an impact on nearby beaches. Wednesday, Ocean City Maryland Beach Patrol identified Jose Maudiel Hernandez,18, as the Manassas man who drowned after getting caught in strong rip currents. FULL STORY (http://on.wusa9.com/1p9ZmZs)


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