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>> i think it's fair to say that no one is more disappointed than i am. >> sanders answers taking the stage at the dnc and hillary clinton's former rival has a message for his supporters. >> and overnight crime ends with nine cars smashed and some suspects on the loose. what police said they did that caused this mess. and storms wreak havoc in our area and roads are impassible and indoors. today is tuesday, jewel 25, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brook thomas. >> it's a steamy start to the week and we hope for a better day and we're dealing with dnc
traffic. >> it will affect the a.m. commuters and p.m. commuters and everyone in between we have check point and closures and different roads all over the place. we'll get to all this all morning long. >> busy. and certainly thankfully the storms are outer out of here. thankfully the humidity is dropping off as well. it will be a hot day. but at least it should not feel as uncomfortable. yesterday was oppressive right. you walked out the door and it was there you go, brook, proverbial pea soup. yesterday it hit 97. that did break the record. we were on point with what we forecasted and sure enough a new number for the record books. now, at this point it's still very muggy outside. now we can see even the clouds and leftover showers starting to retreat off to the south and as a result of that we're clearing out the atmosphere a little here and in wake of a cold front we'll see dew points drop off. so it's still muggy and
definitely still warm. further north you go the more comfortable it will be this morning however everyone gets in on lowering humidity as the day goes on. it's a fantastic pool day, beach day, you want to take care. we're hitting 95 degrees at the hite of the afternoon in full sunshine. it will scorch you. but at least against it's not as humid therefore not as oppressive as yesterday was. we like to compare. how was it yesterday and today is better meisha. >> i can feel it this morning already, katie, thank you so much. okay, good morning you guys. we'll jump in and faulk about the closures most of which we talked about yesterday. if you missed it yesterday we'll talk about it again today. what you are looking at now is a map of the closures around wells fargo september erin fdr park. three main ones you should be aware. we were talking about these yesterday, broad street, patterson and terminal avenue are completely closed. here's a live shot at broad
street pattison avenue. quiet, you can expect that. schuylkill to packer is closed between 2 p.m. and 2 a.m. this is a live look outside 59 ramp to broad and 95 north closed all week and closed except for the navy yard and between 2 p.m. and 2 p.m. make note of that for those of you around that area. we have a khoyk point vine eastbound ram top 95 both directions between vine and platt. no vehicles at the check point over five tons are allowed. 95 southbound at vine street expressway and 95 northbound near platt priming and there's more. accident here this morning, collegeville main street at fourth street. over to you. >> thanks, meisha on the first day of democratic national convention bernie sanders calls for unity. >> eyewitness news reporter bernie sanders urged his
outstanding supporters to elect hillary clinton. >> brook, jim, good morning, we'll hear from senator sanders in a minute. first we are day two of the democratic national convention and expecting more fireworks inside the wells fargo center tonight as former president bill clinton takes the main stage. he'll speak to a passionate crowd during primetime and he's got work to do. i spoke to bernie sanders delegates from pennsylvania yesterday and they were upset by the leaked emails that suggested dnc favored clinton over sanders for the primary race. last night when he took the dnc stage and spotlight the vermont senator urged fans to rally behind hillary clinton. and earlier in the day took the time to speak directly to his supporters and send them text messages uming party unity bays during the day the mere mention of clinton's name garnered boos from loyal supporters and last night he made the appeal as the last speaker monday night say
looking forward to roll duel officially nominate hillary clinton. take a listen. >> i have known hillary clinton for 25 years. i remember her as you do, as a great first lady who broke precedent in terms of the role that a first lady was supposed to play as she helped lead the fight for universal healthcare. any objective observer will conclude that based on her ideas and her leadership, hillary clinton must become the next president of the united states. >> so, sanders most definitely spoke to party unity. a couple of other speakers, however, contrasted hillary clinton's style to republican candidate in donald trump. we'll look at that side of the issue coming up in the next hour. reporting live inside the wells fargo center this morning, jan
carabeo. >> thank you for the update. >> michelle obama's remarks are getting a lot of credit. she took the stage to loud cheers and applause. she spoke about raezing her daughter in the political spotlight and apparent criticism of donald trump she said she and her husband encouraged her daughters rise above harsh language. >> how we explain when someone is cruel or acts like a bully you don't stoop to the level. our motto is when they go low, we go high. >> she later said of hillary clinton, i'm with her. >> well, philadelphia police are gearing up for another day of protests after a rather peaceful day one. thousands of protesters from various groups marched down south broad to fdr park. they then braved heat and then downpour. protesters were divided on
whether there could be party unity after apparent leak of dnc committee emails that show bias towards hillary clinton and other protesters held a death of democracy vigil. >> we're all in. we want democracy. they've killed democracy and it will be reborn on the streets. >> earlier protests near the wells fargo center authorized authorities to briefly shut down a portion of the broad street line. police cited roughly 50 people broad and pat i sop for disorderly conduct and there were no arrests. >> while many businesss in center city are raking in the doe from the dnc other shops close to the wells fargo center are not doing well. two days in a row customers were replaced by dnc protesters along south broad. thousands of protesters tide up traffic. some businesses, like sc ne cios, bob are forced to close and losses thousands of dollar dollars.
>> we're on then the protester game, bernie protesters and we had like two tables and after that everybody started calling and canceling and we closed on at 4 and closed at 6. >> now another factor making life difficult for businesses on south broad customers cannot park in the median during the convention. stay with eyewitness news for continuing coverage of campaign 2016 on the radio with kyw news radio and online cbs philly.com and cbs news and eyewitness news team right here on cbs3. >> new this morning, upper darby police are investigating a fatal shooting outside an apartment building. police tell eyewitness news the violence stemmed from argument in front of the stonehurst court apartments. the gunman chased the victim into a court regard then pulled trigger and police are looking for the gunman. also, new, overnight, a woman was carjacked at gunpoint
in south philly. and officers say it all came to crashing whepd the suspect smashed into several cars 4800 block springfield avenue west philly and it called happened 12:30 this morning. police tell eyewitness news two men on bikes walked up to the victim when she got out of the car, pulled guns and demand keys. they drove off and police quickly spotted them and gave chase. that's when the suspects lost control and hit eight parked cars. they ran off and still have not been caught. >> and check out this kind gesture to thank the philadelphia police department out in the heat during the dnc. >> this shamrock number pens port dropped off cases of bottle water and snacks. the police department said thanks tweeting thirsty, we may never be again. >> this morning there's a recall underway for an item you probably have in your pantry. >> after cdc found ecoli.
we'll broke down the recall and show the states they came up. and trail of destruction two big obstacles facing california sand fire this morning and powerful image showing the damage left behind. >> cbs news is covering every angle of the democratic national convention through thursday. at 7 cbs this morning will broadcast live from the national constitution center and then cbs evening news at 6:30 is live from the wells fargo certainty. cbs news will have live primetime coverage every night at 10 followed by eyewitness at 10 followed by eyewitness news at 11 here on cbs3.
donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!"
text to influence the november election. clinton campaign suggest it's was designed to help donald trump. but trump dismisses suggestion as a joke. well, firefighters in california are working to contain a massive wildfire burning north of los angeles and sand fire destroyed 18 homes and forced thousands of people to leave their homes. the fire broke out in santa clarita friday and hot conditions are fueling flames. this is a view of the damage from space. nasa satellite shows the burn scarf more than 35,000 acres. check pantry, general mills surprise expanding flour recall once again after cdc confirmed four new cases of ecoli linked to flour illnesses occurred in minnesota and wisconsin. 46 cases of flour livrned to ecoli were confirmed since last december and the recalled flour
includes gold medal, wondera and. >> look video captures the moment lightning struck the empire state building. lightning strikes are not unusual. it's hit by lightning an average of 23 times a year tvrjts was a loud evening last night. >> yeah. >> it was awe loud evening in south philly and pretty much anywhere else. yeah, there was a lot of lightening with that. we saw so many different eyewitness videos on twitter and it was a mess out there. thankfully at this point we saw worst of storms retreat. we're in the clear as far as that goes. humidity still somewhat palpable as you head to the south it's a day of transition it's hot even humidity did decreasing, storm cam 3
tracking retreat of this humidity even within most southern delaware you are tracking thunderstorms and they continue to retreat south as skies continue to clear with time. high pressure is building in place and it will help influence a much -- just not as oppressive kind of outcome here for the rest day. what did i tell you? dew points are pretty high. it's muggy outside to kick start the morning with dewpoint 3 currently in philadelphia. it's awfully close to where actual temperature is air temperature. so that basically means you have a pretty saturated air mass. those levels are dropping over the further south travel. that will be that downward drop that we see take place through the course of the day north to south. while it is not necessarily oppressive or even insufferable today it's going to be somewhat of a steamy day. by comparison to yesterday we'll take this i want to you take care as you head out in this.
because we're still talking 95 degrees and it's still humid. again nor nero pressiveness of what happened yesterday. it's still hot and sunny day. great excuse to hit the pool and make sure you later on the sun block. still warm and we keep the 90s going for a few more days and we'll finally break them by friday. meesh a. over to you. >> all right. katie, thank you so much. still talking about closures we'll be dealing with all week long. let's get into. it a live look outside at the check point vine eastbound ram top 95. 95 both directions between vine and platt. no vehicles are allowed at the checkpoints over five tons. you can see they're out there this morning and will be round the clock for the rest week and closures here. you cannot see we're zoomed out a little and 9 5 ramps to prood and 95 north southbound closed exempt for navy yard and 95 south completely closed between 2 p.m. and 2 a.m. dail daily.
this sa round the wells fargo center and remember three main streets closed. broad street. pattison avenue and broad street. are you looking at broad at pattison you see what it looks like all closed down we can expect that. checkpoints here. and vine street expressway northbound and southbound and 95 northbound near platt bridge. a lot of this is redundant. overall we'll be covering this over and overall day today. jim, brook, back to you. >> meisha, still ahead this morning doctors say there's a new group of people that can benefit from moderate exercise. we'll tell you who. >> and starbucks expanding rare coffee sales. we'll explain.
street came down after neighbors complained and new study finds younger women, 27 to 44 can benefit from exercis exercise. it can be something moderate like walking. checking two, three, four times a day kwy news radio on your a.m. dial. let's check on news. >> jill wagner joins us from the new york stock exchange. good morning, jill, federal reserve starts a two-day policy meeting today, what's expected. >> well, this is first meeting since the bregsit vote in jup. it's expected they'll keep rates as is each though the job market bounced back in june and that's the stock market nearing new highs. we'll learn tomorrow and that's when they'll finish up the meeting. brook and jim. >> jill, you know i always need starbucks news fix. what's the latest. they're getting fancy? >> howard schultz ceo laid out
a strategic plan for the country including focus on higher end roostryes. and they're going to create 500 more sthopz share a rare line of reserved coffee and baristas will have a relaxed dress code allowed for brightly died hair and colorful clothing. >> don't they already have tha that. >> i have never seep brightly colored hair. >> smuch mine have pink one day yellow the next. >> i like that though. >> all colors of the rainbow. thanks. >> the hair matches rainbow drink. >> exactly. >> coming up after the break katie will tell you if you should bring the umbrella. >> and meisha
oppressiveness that we had to deal with with the high dew points. let's get you out there storm scan nice and quiet and eventhon loop a retreat of showers across portions of sussex county in the last few hours. we had a couple showers to dodge. those are all narrowly retreating and that will be the theme through the day. lots of sunshine expected and yes, it's still hot. you still need to be smart about being out for extended period of time in this and taking frequent breaks and drinking plenty of water and thankfully it's less humid and uv index as you might imagine nice and high. so sun block is highly required here. if are you going to be signature pool side. low 90s continuing tomorrow and thursday and both days feature son and at least potential for showers or thunderstorm and friday lows look numerous and temperatures are finally not in the 90s. and how about that for a change. that will be nice for the first time in i while, meisha, majority of 7 day is not in the 90s. >> i never thought i would say
that but i'm saying that yes. 90s, bye. >> thanks, katie, thank you. good morning, everyone. we're looking at a map right now and the dnc is in town. how lucky we to be on the national, international stage in philly and we're having to deal with road closures because of this let's talk about that. closures on wells fargo center and fdr park three main ones, broad street, pattison and terminal avenue and this is kivrptd grid you can see working around the wells fargo center and all the highlighted areas are, of course, closed. and switching to a camera shot of the broad street pattison avenue that was showing closure. what we're looking aux at now is check point, 95 north near platt bridge and i will say all morning long penndot has been zooming cameras showing us different areas. another checkpoints vine 95 south at girard and lane blocked between vip and girard make note of that as well and additionally i'll try to get to alternates page let's see dpi get there now tim, i'll have you pull that out checkpoints
you make note of 95 vip eastbound at 95. 95 southbound and vine street expressway as well as 95 northbound near the platt bridge. and then we have alternates. this is going to be showing you 95 if you head in northbound direction. what you want to do is take platt bridge, 26 street to schuylkill westbound to the vine eastbound and reenter to 95. if you move southbound sgrex this exact place point ever entrances you will reverse and go the opposite way. we'll be covering that again and i'll tweet that as well. jim over to you. >> thanks so much meesh a coming up n next hour of cbs3 eyewitness news a developing story more than a dozen people stabbed to death in japan was what was kind the mass murder since world war ii. >> and later the world's first solar powered plane finishes journey. we'll hear from the pilot. eyewitness news continues in eyewitness news continues in two minutes. longhorn's grilled tastes of summer. our new smoky pepper crusted filet.
only at longhorn steakhouse. >> and that's why, in this election, i'm with her. >> hillary clinton will make an outstanding president and i am proud to stand with her. >> the democratic national convention kicks off with two big endorsemented including one from formal rival bernie sanders. >> and this say live view inside the wells wells we'll look ahead at today's highlights and opening night from the dnc. >> and katie says we may get relief from the triple digit heat we h it's less humid this morning in center city but will the temperatures be lower.
i'm jim donovan and i'm brooke thomas. >> you're like check point charlie with that street you need a passport to get to the convention center. >> i know [ laughter ]. >> it's craziness i was saying to jim before this i'm happy the dnc is here it's cool to be on this kind of stage that being said i can not wait for them to pack up and see you late erin reopen the roads. i can tell you right now it's going it be a mess for morning commuters and evening commuters especially if you were not tuned in yesterday and maybe this is all new. it will be a busy morning indeed. >> for sure all these major artery affected by that because you're in the center of south philly. it makes it tricky. thankfully we don't have to dodge thunderstorms like sometime yesterday. thank you very much. let's get you outside. we'll show you what is happening actually we'll go back and take a look where we are stacked up with the 90 degree days. the mow month of