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nbc 10 news starts now. >> right now at 11:00, airport workers hit the picket lines in philadelphia. they are demanding change. good morning. i'm vai sikahema. those workers are calling for better pay and benefits. nbc 10's monique braxton is live at the airport for us. monique, is the strike affecting those traveling today at all? >> reporter: no so far the airport tells us they have not been affected at all. but i can tell you, vai, for several hours this morning the contract workers walked the picket lines as the passengers were arriving for flights. >> what do we want? >> fair wages. >> if we don't get it?
>> shut it down. >> reporter: as the religious holidays of passover and easter begin, along with spring break, about 500 people who work for prospect aviation and prime flight airline companies are striking. they're walking the picket lines, they say, for better wages. health care and paid sick leave. and most tell usy;wx they make between 5 and $7.25 per hour. >> i receive tips. as you all know tips are not always guaranteed. sgt2íñ days i go home with nothing. i'm a mother and i'm a grandmother. i work hard i pay taxes. and i and my co-workers deserve a decent wage. >> who can feed four kids off of $7.25? i have mortgage car insurance, like everybody else in here and, like, my co-worker said we are here for respect and more money and we ain't going nowhere until we get our money.
>> they also want to sign up with the union. so coming up at 11:30, we'll tell you how they have support from the local union, the faith-based communities, and members of city council. back in about 25 minutes. live now from outside the airport, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. and robert menendez is expected to appear in federal court in newark today. he's charged with accepting nearly a million dollars in gifts and contributions from a long time friend in exchange for political favors. menendez is the ranking democrat on the senate foreign relations committee. he's accused of using the power of his seat on capitol hill to benefit wealthy florida eye doctor salomon melgen a political donor and menendez's personal friend. the indictment says he accepted golf trips, vacations to the dominican republic on the luxury jet, and also a stay at a
parisian hotel. >> it seems to me that people have been trying to bring down senator menendez for quite some time and there never has been anything to it. i'm inclined to believe innocent until proven guilty. >> just because you have friends, wealthy friends in high places doesn't necessarily mean that you're crooked also. >> justice department prosecutors say the doctor's business raked in millions. senator menendez allegedly intervened in a medicare billing dispute on the doctor's behalf. the senator says he will temporarily step aside as top democrat on the senate foreign relations committee. and now to breaking news overseas. kenya's president has ordered up to 10,000 more police to deal with a deadly attack on a college. gunmen from the islamic extremist group al shabab stormed the college killing at least 15 people wounding another 60 or so. the attackers are believed to be holding hostages.
kenyan officials say security forces have cornered the gunmen in the dorm building. and more breaking news overseas, french prosecutors now say they have found the second black box recorder from the germanwings plane. the plane crashed in the french alps. it is the flight data recorder containing all the instrument readings. the crash killed 150 people. also today, german prosecutors say the co-pilot appears to have researched suicide method and cockpit door security in the days before the crash. meantime germanwings says it was unaware that co-pilot andreas lubitz suffered from depression during his pilot training even though its parent company lufthansa says it did know. they believe lubitz locked its captain out of the jet cockpit and intentionally crashed the plane into the french alps. and is and search teams are at the crash site recovering personal items from the people killed in last week's crash.
they're bringing victims' belongings to headquarters. officials expect they will take another two to four months to identify the remains of all of the victims. and skyforce10 over a house fire in west philadelphia. this broke out at 49th and ogden this morning. we're told flames hit two floors of the home. there are no reports of any injuries. and take a look at this. flames erupted from a tractor trailer carrying cars this morning. skyforce10 over the scene along northbound i-95 in delaware county earlier this morning. crews were able to put out that fire. there are no reports of anyone hurt. but it did slow down traffic during the morning commute. in delaware county firefighters rescue one person from this house fire in upper darby. skyforce10 over the scene early this morning on milbank road. no one there was hurt. investigators were looking for the cause. and philadelphia police say a masked man broke into a home in west oak lane around 1:00
this morning on east tulpahoken street. they say the man kicked the back door. and when a woman screamed for police, the man ran away without taking anything. the police are look for that man. and police want your help to identify a burglar caught on surveillance video. investigators say on the night of march 7th, the suspect burglarized a threading salon on walnut street in rittenhouse square. he left with cash and a number of other items f you have any other information, you're asked to call police. a man is sent to the hospital after he fell off a platform at a septa station in montgomery county. septa says the victim was trying to get on a train at the north wales station when he fell in the gap between the platform and the train. rescuers pulled him up and took him to the hospital. there is no word on how he's doing. now, your nbc 10 first alert
weather. >> and get ready for one of the nicest days we had in a while. this is a live look at boathouse row where we're starting to experience nice spring warmup but it won't stay sunny and dry for very long. nbc 10 first alert chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz is here with the forecast. we'll take today, though. >> yeah vai. it has been months since we have had warm weather and sunshine. generally when it has been warm it has been cloudy and wet. not today, we have got a lot of sunshine out there right now. and it is going to stay sunny all day as you can see. there is hardly any clouds in the state of pennsylvania. but we do have showers building to the west and moving in our direction. so this is not going to last. showers will be coming this way. it is 56 degrees now in philadelphia. and also in allentown. wilmington 56. reading, 56. atlantic city 56. georgetown delaware already
58. just about everybody is going to be in the 60s this afternoon except right at the beaches where the southwest wind brings the wind over the colder ocean. temperatures getting into the mid-60s. lots of sunshine today. it is kind of windy. but we'll have much colder winds coming as we go into the weekend. more on the warmth and the storms for tomorrow too with the seven-day in a few minutes. >> thank you, glenn. today, a teenager accused of knocking out a 60-year-old man at a subway station in philadelphia is expected to turn himself in to police. authorities say this surveillance video from the 15th street station on monday shows the teen punching the man. the blow broke the man's jaw and gave him a concussion-like symptoms. video taken earlier shows the victim and the teen arguing on the train. police say they used facial recognition software to identify the suspect. >> really good piece of technology that can assist in
expediting the investigation or giving us a full potential suspect. >> this is the second assault at the platform in three weeks. in the other incident, a group of teens beat up another teen at the walnut locust station. investigators say the attacks are not related. a man wanted for allegedly pulling a knife on a septa bus driver is in custody. police say john mcmillan surrendered after seeing himself on the news. investigators say mcmillan pulled a knife and threatened the driver aboard the route 23 bus in toga last month. police released this video last monday hoping someone would recognize the suspect. two days late mcmillan turned himself in. in montgomery county the coroner says the couple found dead from chainsaw injuries died as a result of a murder suicide. this happened at a home along country lane in lower moreland. the couple's 14-year-old son found the bodies on tuesday afternoon. investigators say christopher peppelman killed his wife nicole with a chainsaw before using it to kill himself.
and today, northampton county, a man accused of shooting and killing his stepdaughter and abusing her corpse faces an arraignment. gregory graf is charged with the death of jessica padgett from white hall township. prosecutors say graf shot padgett and hid her body behind his shed on her property. it touched off a massive search for the missing mother. police say graf videotaped himself abusing her body. we have new information on the story out of mercer county. authorities say police shot a man who refused to stop stabbing his father. last night someone called police to -- called police to an apartment in hamilton township. police say they saw a man stabbing his father and continued to stab him even after they told him to drop the nice. medics took all three people to the hospital, no word on their conditions or what prompted the
violence. lawmakers in indiana are scrambling this morning. they're working to revise a controversial religious freedom law some legislators held a news conference eldier. we'll tell you what they had to say. a harrowing look at the moments after a massive tornado strike. we'll show you what a police body camera captured. all that coming up.
lawmakers are scrambling to revise the religious freedom restoration act. the law has come under fire across the nation. today, legislators want to fix language that many say is discriminatory. they want to do it before the easter break and the ncaa final four in indianapolis on saturday. >> what was intended as a message of inclusion, inclusion of all religious beliefs, was interpreted as a message of exclusion, especially for the lgbt community. >> despite how the original law was interpreted, the lawmakers say indiana does not tolerate any type of discrimination. indiana's governor said the law he signed protects religious freedom and is not a license to discriminate against same sex couples. meanwhile, here in our area new castle county banned all county funded employee travel to indiana in direct response to the religious freedom law in that state. new this morning, western officials say iran and the united states have agreed on the
outlines of an understanding that would open up a path to a final phase of nuclear negotiations. they continue to work to try to come up with a deal to curb iran's nuclear ambitions. this morning's meeting in switzerland follow a flurry of overnight sessions. the negotiators are now two days past the march 31st deadline that reportedly works on a statement of what has been accomplished and on documents setting down what the sides need to do by the end of june deadline for a deal. back here in the u.s., president obama is stepping up the fight against cyberattacks. he approved a sanctions program targeting those outside the u.s. who threaten the nation's foreign policy national security or economic stability. the president declared the cyberattacks a national emergency. and now to a search at sea. russian emergency officials are monitoring a rescue operation in the western pacific ocean after a russian fisher trawler sank in
icy waters late yesterday. at least 56 crew members died. around 60 were rescued. and more than a dozen are still unaccounted for. it is in the clear why the ship went down but one official says the crew may have violated safety rules by overloading the cargo area. several massachusetts families are homeless this morning after fire ripped through their homes overnight. the fire broke out after 1:00 a.m. this triple decker home in the town of lawrence. firefighters were on the scene battling the flames. no one was hurt. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. and today, millionaire robert durst is due in a new orleans courtroom on weapons charges. police arrested the real nwgúestate heir last month, saying they found the pistol and marijuana in his hotel room. his attorneys plan to argue the fbi searched his room illegally. police want him extradited to california in connection with the execution style murder of a
friend 15 years ago. durst was a subject of a recent hbo documentary. and today, the prosecution expects to rest its case in the murder trial of aaron hernandez. the former new england patriots tight end is on trial in massachusetts for the 2013 killing of odin lloyd. hernandez pleaded not guilty. the defense attorney told the judge he expects to wrap up his case on monday. and today the labor department reports fewer people are applying for unemployment benefits. labor officials say weekly applications for jobless benefits fell by 20,000 last week. they see it as a sign of a strong job market despite lukewarm economic growth during the opening months of the year. and video from police body camera capture an officer's response to a tornado last week in oklahoma. take a look. >> hello? police. >> with reports of a tornado
touching down in moore oak oklahoma he spotted this home with the roof torn off. he kicked in the door. no one was inside. the sergeant moved on to check homes throughout the neighborhood. and volcanic activity continues in southern chile this morning. authorities there widenedre restricted area to six miles. the volcano in southern chile, which erupted earlier last month, has begun entered a more active phase, expelling gas and ash into the atmosphere. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> we had a couple of rough months but now that we have started april, things are looking up. at least if you want the warm weather. we have warm and sunny weather across the area. friday, we have rain and we have got a windy weekend ahead.
right now we have nothing but sunshine. the temperature, 56 degrees. that's 11 degrees warmer than it was this time yesterday. the wind 13 miles an hour. so we climb the ladder here for the temperatures. and then go back down below average on saturday. with quite a bit of wind as well. we could see gusts up to 35 miles an hour on saturday. we're in the mid-50s for the most part across the area. 48 degrees at mount pocono. and way warmer air to the west and this is where our air is coming from for tomorrow. 72 already in nashville. 71 in little rock. it is still the early part of the day. some of those places are going to get to 80. so getting to 70 here is not going to be that difficult tomorrow. even with clouds. lots of sunshine today. but we do have the clouds and the showers back to the west. the moisture continues to build. and so yeah there will be some wet weather tomorrow.
but will it be severe? our threat tracker fairly low for heavy rain. even lightning is on the moderate side. and the threats of high wind hail and tornadoes, extremely low. the temperature going high with those south winds today getting into the 60s everywhere except as you can see right at the jersey shore. wind coming off the 42 degree ocean. that helps that. and then as we go through the night tonight, it is very mild. temperature doesn't go much below 60 tonight. couple of showers possible. first thing in the morning. but then more significant showers come later on during the day as the temperature continues to climb. look at that. getting up to 70 degrees there. some showers, man a thunderstorm tomorrow. and then we're going to be seeing the wind shift, once the wind direction now out of the northwest on saturday.
that will dry us out. but it is also going to cool us down. and by the time we get to easter it will start warming up again. not in the morning, though. for sunrise services, pretty chilly. 38 degrees. but it is dry. 9:00 a.m. 45. noon is 53 degrees. for the rest of the day, we have sunshine, it is going to be windy, high temperatures in the mid-60s. the average high 59 for this time of the year. finally getting above average. and then even higher tomorrow up near 70 degrees, but, remember the showers and some possible thunderstorms, gusty winds on saturday and significantly cooler and then sunday looks like a pretty nice day for easter sunday. and even nicer for the phillies coming up on monday. then some more showers, wet period comes in start on tuesday. >> thank you, glenn.
mayfair section. this is at mcghee avenue and walker street, on that street corner. this atv crashed into that wall there. and an adult male rider was taken to the local hospital with serious injuries. in a new study reveals deployment to operation iraqi freedom is not linked to increasing suicide rates among u.s. military members. researchers identified just over 5,000 military suicide deaths between 2001 and 2009 and found deployed personnel were at no greater risk than those who did not deploy. however, there was an increased risk of suicide among members who separated from the military especially those who served for shorter periods. that may be due to the transition to military life loss of a shared military identity and difficulty finding work. night owls may face a higher risk of diabetes. researchers found people with the late bed time were more likely to develop diabetes,
obesity and loss of muscle than those who get up early, even when they get the same amount of sleep. it was a drama that unfolded on live tv earlier this week. and now the four firefighters held hostage by a former co-worker are speaking out. we'll let you hear what they have to say about their ordeal coming up. and caught in the act. surveillance video that police hope will help catch a car vandal in one local neighborhood.
demanding better pay and benefits. nbc 10's monique braxton is live at philly international for us this morning. monique, tell us what's the latest. >> reporter: well, so far we should tell you there have been no disruptions to the activities here at the airport, vai. and also for several hours this morning, those contract workers walked the picket lines between terminals b and c, as the passengers were arriving for morning flights. >> what do we want? >> fair wages. >> if we don't get it? >> shut it down. >> reporter: now, this walkout and protest comes as the religious holidays of passover and easter begin, along with spring break. about 500 people who work for prospect aviation and prime flight airline services are striking. they're walking the picket lines, they say, for better wages, health care and paid sick leave. most tell us they make between $5 and $7.25 an hour. >> we welcome everybody to the largest sweatshop in
philadelphia. >> yes. >> unfortunately it is the airport, which is supposed to be the economic driver for the city. they call it the actual economic driver for the whole delaware valley. >> i have mortgage car insurance, like everybody else in here. and like my co-worker said we're here for respect and for more money. and we ain't going nowhere until we get our money. >> reporter: we reached out to the airline, but haven't received a response at this point. a councilman chair of transportation and public utilities committee, was also on hand along with ministers to support the workers. we should also tell you that just last year mayor nutter signed an executive order that contractors and subcontractors should pay everybody in this city minimum wage of $12. but they cannot force that until those contractors renew their business with the city. it is definitely an issue we'll be following, especially at 2:00 this afternoon when the
picketers say they're going to march on city hall. live now at the airport, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> well today should be the nicest day of the week. here is a live look at the art museum where after a chilly start this morning, spring warmup is starting to heat things up a little bit. but it is not going to stay sunny or dry for very long. nbc 10 first alert chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz is here now with the forecast. hey, glenn. >> this is a day to enjoy because it is so rare to have search sunshine and warm weather at the same time. we have a good wind though. that's trying to bring in warmer air, because it is coming out of the southwest. got a lot of sunshine hardly anything on the satellite picture close by. but the clouds and even the showers not that far away back in ohio and back to illinois. we have a cloudier wetter
period ahead. the temperature already into the mid-50s. average high for this time of the year is 59. we'll go higher than that during the day today, except right at the shore where the ocean temperature, 42 degrees, is going to have something to say about that. the temperature getting into the mid-60s across much of the area. lots of sunshine. kind of windy. we do have rain coming in plus even warmer weather, the timing on all that with the seven-day in a few minutes. >> thank you, glenn. montgomery county firehouse is back open to days after several firefighters were taken hostage inside. nbc 10 spoke with the four firefighters from lamott volunteer fire company. one of their colleagues is under psychiatric observation after holding them at gunpoint tuesday morning. the firefighter says he was upset about being fired. they identified the alleged captor as paul jordan. his former colleagues did not want their faces shown. but they did show the damage to
the firehouse and said they forgave jordan. >> he got mad and he shot a shot inside the wall which was about six inches from one of our guys. if he wanted to he could have killed us all. we still love him. when he can have visitation the spiritual side of me says i will be there to see him. >> authorities say they convinced jordan to release the hoch taj hostages and then he surrendered to s.w.a.t. officers. a family is looking for answers. 69-year-old veto magaliglio sr. never game home. his car was found burned and a shell casing found inside of it. crews pulled his body from east falls. police say he was shot twice in the head. >> for the people that did this you know what i mean god will have to you know take care of you when your time comes.
>> the family is asking anyone with information about his death to call philadelphia police. and philadelphia police are hoping this video leads to the arrest of a car vandal. the images appear to show a man wearing a trench coat and a mask using a butcher's five to damage a car in roxborough. the woman told us her car was vandalized several times since last summer. she recently installed this security camera capturing this video of a man causing more than $4,000 in damage to her car. and today is holy thursday commemorating the last supper of christ. during this holy week leading to easter nbc 10 is in contact with the vatican as we await the pope's complete schedule during his visit to philadelphia in september. nbc 10's jim rosenfield met with the president of the world meeting of families to glean some new information. he told us the economic impact of the event in philadelphia
capped off by the visit from pope francis, from pope francis, is projected to eclipse original estimates. >> clearly the economic impact has increased significantly since we started this. >> so beyond $418 million coming into this region. >> we really wouldn't know unless we did another economic impact study. i would say we're at least $500 million. >> we also asked about who will get to have a personal meeting with with pope francis on stage on the ben franklin parkway, the world meeting of families told us typically there are five handpicked families from around the globe, one from each continent, who get to share stories with the pope and ask questions. so what is the biggest concern for the pope's visit? well, we find out it is one that would move all events indoors and limit people from getting to see pope francis. details coming up on nbc 10 news today at 4:00. ♪
nbc 10 at holy thursday services at the cathedral basilica of saints peter and paul this morning. the archbishop celebrated the mass there where he blessed three holy oils. holy thursday commemorates the last supper when jesus celebrated his final meal before his crucifixion. it is celebrated on the thursday before easter. and in atlantic city casino crisis, a judge could rule on the sale of the bankrupt revel casino. revel's main lender wells fargo wants a judge to approve the sale of glen straub. they claim new bidders are not serious. wells fargo says it spent $60 million on the revel's bankruptcy proceedings and cannot wait any longer. college students will protest an obstacle to a new branch campus on the atlantic city boardwalk. students at stockton university plan to march from the closed
showboat casino to the trump taj mahal this afternoon. they're protesting the taj's refusal to allow stockton to turn the showboat into a satellite campus. the owners of the taj said last week having college students next door would be bad for business. the taj is enforcing an old agreement that says the showboat will only be operated as a casino. and from our jersey shore bureau, a new plan to turn the pier shop at caesars into a family friendly entertainment complex on the atlantic city boardwalk. ♪ philadelphia developer bart blatsteen paid $2.7 million for the complex. and now he's renaming it the playground. the first floor will be modeled after streets known from music in nashville, memphis and austin texas. it will be named key street and will include six live music venues. this makeover will include a large beachfront concert venue, bowling alley, sports bar, retail shops, and a space for
private event rentals. >> i commit and i promise you this will become the number one tourist attraction in atlantic city. mike. i always wanted to do that. mike. i guarantee it. >> drum roll please. as of right now, gambling is not expected to be part of the complex. there has been a recent wave of gender discrimination lawsuits coming out of the silicon valley. it shined a light on the tech industry and the issue of employment equality in general. cnbc's julia boresten looks at the issue. >> reporter: kleiner perkins isn't the only one in silicon valley under fire for gender discrimination. facebook and twitter hit by lawsuits in the past week alleging gender discrimination. and employment attorney lawrence pierson says this is just the beginning. >> we will encourage other
people to come forward and i think also wake up silicon valley and really the rest of corporate america as well to the fact that they need to pay attention to these issues. >> reporter: while facebook's ceo sheryl sandberg advocates for people to lean in and to be more inclusive, she said all of silicon valley needs to do better. it has a reputation for being a boys club. facebook reported 59% of its overall workforce is male in line with google apple and twitter, all reporting a 70% male workforce. yahoo! 62% male. at facebook women comprise 23% of senior ranks, better than the average. there are 11% of executives at silicon valley's top 150 companies, that's 5 percentage points less than the average at the s&p 500, according to a report by fenwick and west. >> there is a vicious cycle that needs to be broken and it is not -- it is something that will
require really conscious, active thoughts by current decisionmakers and leaders. >> reporter: these companies are a key training ground for entrepreneurs and venture capital investors. so industry watchers say improving the numbers of the tech giants is key to driving equality across the whole industry. in silicon valley is rising to the challenge. intel is addressing the lack of female engineers with a $300 million diversity in technology initiative to train and recruit female and other underrepresented groups of computer scientists. >> i think most importantly for companies having women leaders, having women involved in the decision-making actually leads to better decision-making. >> reporter: cisco's john chambers implored his executives to read lean in and make the company more diverse. it tries to attract a diverse mix to the training programs it spends $200 million on annually. he points to the three women on cisco's board and five women on the operating committee as examples. >> that was julia boorstin
reporting. all of these initiatives have one thing in common the belief that increasing gender diversity isn't just good for women, it is good for the company's bottom line. it is a story that raises the question, what would you do? imagine you're just driving down the road minding your own business when a huge bag of money lands in your path. well, this happened to one man and we'll show you what he did up next. temperatures are going to be in the 60s today. and up to 70 tomorrow. but rain is on the way. and we'll be in for a windy weekend. we'll show you what to expect and when in my seven-day forecast.
this is nbc 10 news. >> well, the crack of the bat will soon be heard again in south philadelphia. here is citizens bank park. opening day is monday. before that the phillies play some exhibition games in front of the hometown fans. we're counting down to the first pitch between the phils and the red sox in four days. before that could happen the grounds crew needs to get the field in playing shape. nbc 10's matt delucia shows us how they get ready and getting everything set. >> reporter: it is a never-ending job at grounds crew has been working to get the field ready since last season. when the gates open on monday for the home opener that field will be the best looking lawn in town. >> it is day by day, week by week. >> reporter: from watering the grass, to pounding the clay the
phillies ground crew looks at the ball game from a whole different perspective. mike buckholter is in charge. >> we have to be ready for opening day no matter what. the grass has to be green, that's what the expectation level is not only from our fans but our players. >> reporter: that's more than 125,000 square feet of space to worry about. a giant lawn at the mercy of mother nature. >> your lawn is not exactly growing a whole lot right now through the cold temperatures we have been experiencing. we're a little bit lagging behind where we would like to be in terms of the growth on our grass. it pretty much is what it is. >> reporter: eight full time workers look over this space to keep it clean and safe. they have been at work since the fall through rain snow and sun. and before we hear the crack of the bat -- >> way back there. >> reporter: -- it is the sound of drilling and hammering. workers throughout citizens bank park are prepping for the home opener, awaiting the team's arrival. but it is when no one is around
that the grass becomes greener. >> from the team leaves town is when we get the majority of our work done. they'll go on a seven-day road trip and that's when we get our airification done and repairing the damage. >> reporter: he says his own lawn doesn't look this good right now. here is his advice, get out the mower, get the layer of dead grass off. matt delucia nbc 10 news. >> i tried to mow my lawn in patterns, it doesn't turn out like that. join jack and keith for welcome home phillies on monday afternoon. our pregame coverage live from ballpark begins at 2:00 on monday. we'll cover the parade as the team makes its way into citizens bank park. and then the game the boston red sox, gets under way at 3:00. cole hamel on the hill.
mcdonald's is boosting pay. pay hikes of $1 an hour or more for about 10% of its workforce, that's about 90,000 people. they'll also get better benefits. it leaves out workers at franchised owned stores 90% of mcdonald's 14,000 locations around the country. a dad who is a veteran of the wars in iraq and afghanistan has found a way to explain the effects of that service to his children. in the process, he's helping other families as well. >> dad was different when he came home from overseas. just like dad always has a fire in his chest. >> retired army first sergeant seth cassell reads his book to his own daughter. it is his story, he wrote it. it is called "why my dad is so mad," explaining post traumatic stress disorder to kids and shows them they aren't to blame for how their parents feel and act after serving in combat.
he raised thousands of dollars online in just one day to get the book published so other families can read it too. what would you do if you saw a bag of money fall out of an armored car on your way to work? well, this happened to this utah man. he grabbed the bag, saw the money inside tossed it in his trunk and stopped at work because he wanted to show people and then called the utah highway patrol and turned it in. >> he was presented with a situation and made the right choice. >> you would do it. wouldn't you? everybody would. it is just the right thing to do. >> all right. dan the man. at this point there has been no reward offered to the man who returned the money. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> well we're being rewarded with warm weather and sunshine. we have not seen that combination for months.
and so this is the day. we have rain coming in tomorrow maybe even some thunderstorms. and we have a windy weekend ahead. well citizens bank park getting ready for that home opener. and weather is looking pretty good as you'll see in a minute. 56 degrees, the wind south, southwest, trying to warm us up. 11 degrees warmer than it was yesterday. the pollen pretty high today, it will go down tomorrow with the rain but going back up over the weekend, by easter sunday it is going to be really high. and the temperatures in the mid-50s across most of the region. 48 degrees at mount pocono. different story at the shore, the southwest wind coming in and keeping avalon only 47 while in the mid-50s just inland. and that is going to be the thing that is going to happen over tomorrow most of the area gets to 70. not along the jersey shore.
and that ocean temperature, 42 degrees, is the reason why. that combined with the wind direction. 10 to 15 degrees warmer than it was this time yesterday throughout the area. lots of sunshine around now. but there are clouds rain back to the west. and that will continue to increase, but as far as the threat of severe weather, well we have a moderate risk of at least some heavy rain and some lightning, but very very low risk. so the high wind and especially hail or tornadoes. we'll keep that up to date for whatever risk we do have. the hour by hour forecast shows that southerly wind. and shows it warming up into the mid-60s. and overnight tonight, it doesn't really drop very much. it is still a southerly wind and is barely below 60. few light showers generally before day break.
then more significant showers come in during the day tomorrow. you can see could even develop into some lines and then saw that temperature get to 70 degrees. but tomorrow night, it starts going down a little bit. the wind shifts we get some more showers. and by saturday it is a lot cooler. in the 40s and doesn't really warm up a whole lot during the day and it is very windy. so saturday is going to be a windy day. but for the home opener for the phillies, it is not going to be as windy as saturday and it is going to be warmer. the wind looks like it is going to be blowing out to right center helping the hitters. and the temperature, look at this, 63 degrees, with sunshine to start off the game. 66 degrees at 5:00. and 63 at 7:00. you don't get much better than that in early april for baseball. that's for sure. not this part of the country.
high temperatures in the mid-60s with sunshine. windy today. 10 to 20 miles an hour with stronger gusts. then tomorrow warmer up near 70 degrees. but showers, maybe thunderstorms moving in. gusty winds on saturday probably gusting over 30 miles an hour. much cooler there. and then on easter sunday we start off chilly for the sunrise services around 37 38 degrees. and then get up near 60. and then for the phillies nice and mild on monday. and then the wet weather comes starting on tuesday. we'll be right back.
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