WBZ News Update For April 18. 2021

WBZ-TV's Nick Giovanni and Jacob Wycoff have your latest news and weather.

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NICK GIOVANNI: Thanks for joining us. I'm Nick Giovanni with the WBZ News update. Our top stories begin with two people critically injured in a crash in Pembroke. An SUV they were riding in rolled over and hit a telephone pole. We're still awaiting an official update on their conditions, but we've already seen an outpouring of support from the community, including multiple GoFundMe pages and statements of mourning from the Pembroke Youth Hockey Program and the principal of Pembroke High School.

More than 2 million people in Massachusetts are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The state also surpassed the 5 million mark for total doses administered. And effective tomorrow, all Massachusetts residents 16 and older are going to be eligible for the vaccine.

Hundreds marched in Boston yesterday in response to the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright who was shot and killed by police outside Minneapolis this past week. Now, The March got underway in Nubian Square, went past Boston police headquarters on the way to the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common. It was part of a nationwide call for justice. Now, for a check of the forecast, here's meteorologist Jacob Wycoff.

JACOBWYCOFF: Nick, we're looking good as we head into this afternoon. We do have a blanket of clouds in place at the moment. Some places is actually seeing a little sunshine today. It's going to be few and far between on our way to the upper 60s and low-- upper 50s and low 60s, rather. Northwest winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. So we're looking good today, tomorrow, into Tuesday, where we have highs returning to near 70 degrees.

A front's gonna move through on Wednesday. Not only cool us down for Thursday, but also give us a good soaking. And by Friday, we are back into the 50s. So there's a check of your seven-day forecast.

NICK GIOVANNI: Jacob, thank you. This has been a WBZ News update. I'm Nick Giovanni. Have a great Sunday.