5 things you need to know Tuesday

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Tuesday, August 5:

1. Isolated T-storms Today, better chance Wednesday PM

We'll have a hot afternoon on Tuesday with highs near 90 degrees with some isolated T-storms, mainly I-81 and west into the mountains. We have declared Wednesday a Yellow Alert for T-storms. FORECAST

2. Man found dead behind New Carrollton apartment building

Police are investigating a homicide at an apartment building on Riverdale Road early Tuesday morning. READ MORE

3. 2nd American Ebola patient en route to US for care

A second American health worker infected with Ebola has left Liberia and was on her way to Atlanta for treatment on Tuesday. Health officials reported more deaths and cases worldwide, and more details surfaced on an experimental treatment. FULL STORY

4. Catania to file petitions for DC mayoral race

Catania will run in the general election as an independent. He will face the Democratic nominee, fellow council member Muriel Bowser. MORE

5. Redskins owner Dan Snyder: 'We've got to help' Indian Country

Daniel Snyder said Monday that he was moved by what he found on visits to Indian Country and claimed that's why he started a foundation to help tribes on reservations across the country. FULL STORY


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