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as the day goes on, we will see more and more cloud. tonight, is when we likely will get some storms but none around this morning. a live view at center city from the adventure aquarium with clear skies. temperatures in the city has dropped into the 70s but much of the rest of the area is looking at 60s this morning. pottstown and doils doylestown in the 60s. there you can see the scattered clouds. no showers this morning but a different story for this evening. sunshine and 78 at 10:00. by 1:00 up to 84 degrees. close to the high temperature for today. back with a look at the neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. train troubles since
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tuesday's storm is almost over. the past hour we have learned that septa line will resume at 5:30 this morning. >> we are checking on the roads out there and let's get to jessica boyington in the first alert traffic center. >> i just checked with the septa website a moment ago and they have released it on the website to the media/elwyn line has resumed so may be delays starting it up but word service has resumed. new jersey transit suspended still from atlantic city into philadelphia. for patco, all normal service has resumed except for wood crest service is currently suspended as well. out on 95 up towards the vine tree expressway a 12-minute trip. everybody is moving along just fine. losing right hand shoulder due to ongoing construction but not setting anybody back and route one southbound between stoney
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bank road and thornton road cables in the roadway. 22 minutes or 23 minutes heading east or westbound from route one to valley forge. check in with more road closures coming up. crews are making progress to restore power and clean up after tuesday night's storm. here are the latest power numbers and improved since last night. peco reporting 59,000 outages and dropped by 20,000 overnight. ac electric is working on nearly 129,000. pse&g 14,000 customers without power and down from 21,000 last night. delmarva has 2200. matt delucia is in one of the hardest hit areas gloucester krout county. matt, what are you seeing out there? a few days since the storm. >> reporter: it's a little quiet out here right now. people are still sleeping and some of them just starting to wake up right now.
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it was busy out here yesterday trying to clean up. we are on windsor way, west crossing road. right there that house there, the siding torn off. over here you can see a stop sign that was bent. over here a flag pole that is bent as well. just take a look at the ground right here. this giant hole in the ground. what was here? this. this giant street lamp that just came tumbling down because of the heavy winds from that storm on tuesday night. so this is laying on the ground. you got a lot of trees, a lot of debris still out on many lawns throughout the area. this house has a lot of cleaning up to do. you see the side of that house is ripped off, the fence there in the backyard ripped apart because of these straight line winds. again, no tornado confirmed in this area. just straight line wind throughout the area. you can see how much damage those things can cause. we have video that was shot by sky 4 10 yesterday hovering over
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the damage spots. a lot of roof damages out here as well. we saw plenty of people picking up those tree branches from their lawns and spending the rest of the day just boarding up windows and fixing whatever they could. pseents pse&g workers spanning out to fix and get the traffic lights back up and running at intersections. those who don't have power, look like these folks have power. i see some of the street lights on down the street here on windsor way. if you don't have power and there are thousands who don't, pse&g has a service center at cherry hill high school later this morning from 8:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. to get those devices charged up get water and get ice because a lot of people still affected by this and a lot of people are going to be cleaning up even today, probably through the weekend at
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least. live in gloucester county matt delucia, nbc10 news. good information. thank you, matt. delaware county is under a state of emergency because of the storm. utility crews are working around the clock to untangle the piles of power lines that are wrapped around tree limbs and dangling over streets. we spoke with one neighbor who still didn't have power and she is worried about her health. >> i'm on oxygen and i have a portable tank. it's almost empty. >> fortunately, a neighbor is letting her borrow a generator. what we have been showing you so far is a fraction of the images captured already our region. to see viewer video from the storm tap on the nbc10 news app for your smartphone or tablet. nbc10, officials confirm a military plane crashed in arizona early this morning. the f-16 fighting falcon aircraft went down five miles east of douglas municipal airport. that is about 120 miles southeast of tucson.
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the pilot was the only person on board that plane. there is no word of that person's condition. when the plane crashed, a gas line ruptured and caused a brush fire. once crew extinguished the filer and the hot spots, investigators will be able to view the wreckage. an apartment complex with a fire in bucks county. nbc10 was on the scene where firefighters responded around 2:00 this morning. residents inside this three-story apartment building evacuated. no reports of anybody hurt. investigators will now be looking for the cause of this fire that damaged several units and some office space. happening today, a new york prison guard charged with smuggling tools to two inmates before they escaped is set for a second court appearance. the manhunt for those fugitives is now in its 20th day. that corrections officer, gene palmer posted bail hours after his arrest. the judge arraigned him on
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charges connected to sneaking tools to the two convicted killers. he is expected back in court today. palmer's lawyer will decide whether he'll waive a preliminary hearing in the case. gene palmer charges include contraband, misconduct and tampering with physical evidence. investigators believe he delivered tools inside frozen hamburger meat to inmates david sweat and richard matt but his lawyer says palmer did not know what was inside the meat. >> admitted to passing the hamburger meat he had no knowledge that there were any contraband other than the meat itself. >> palmer is the second prison employee facing charges in the prisoners' escape. as for the manhunt, new york state police say they will not stop until the escaped convicts are captured. they say matt and sweat cut through prison walls during their prison break three weeks ago. defense attorneys and prosecutors will make their
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opening statements of a trial of a former philadelphia police officer. steven lupo is charged with perjury and making false reports. prosecutors say he falsified facts about two arrests he made and then lied about those arrests in court. prosecution is winding down its case against three family members of delaware courthouse gunman tomas maseuiweicz. others are charged with stalking. thomas shot and killed his former daughter-in-law and her friend in february of 2013 before taking his own life. the three family members could face life in prison if they are convicted. today, reading terminal market will host a breakfast to thank police and firefighters for their search and rescue efforts during last month's deadly train derailment. the top railroad regulator in the meantime says she will enforce a deadline for
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installing safety impimtequipment that could have prevented this crash but they are likely not to meet the end of the year deadline to install positive train control. that technology could slow or stop a train to avoid an accident like the one that killed eight people in port richmond. 9:00 after 5:00 this morning. a nice cool pleasant start. sunshine this morning but cloud return this afternoon. with those clouds will come some showers and possibly thunderstorms for part of the area during the evening hours. then this weekend, we have got some rain on the way. that is really going to bring the temperatures down. right now, a cool start. look at doylestown. 58 degrees. millville 63. lot of sunshine a half an hour away from sunrise right now. 70 currently in philadelphia with just a few scattered clouds. skies are starting to brighten up. you can see some scattered low clouds in the mountains but a lot of sunshine for the
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mountains and city to the shore to begin with. a few scattered clouds. no sign of any rain with these cloud. you can see they are already thing out through the pocono mountains and allentown. this evening we are watching this area of cloud cover. the clouds arrive this afternoon. the chance of those showers and thunderstorms moving in this evening looks like the later evening hours and it's more likely the delaware will see that activity than much of the rest of the area. during the day, sunshine. up into the 80s for allentown, quaker town and regulated. sunny skies to start with and clouds increasing this afternoon. 80s for trenton and doylestown and mt. holly. looks like a great shore day. any showers hold off until likely the evening hours. 85 vine land and dover 84. we will see sunny skies to start with. temperatures into the 80s for wilmington with philadelphia at
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86 in the afternoon. after sunshine clouds are on the way with a chance of evening showers. the weekend looks like it's going to turn rainy, especially on saturday. look at the afternoon temperatures. 71 degrees on saturday. the showers continue into sunday morning and then slowly clearing skies sunday with sunshine later in the day and sunday. a warmer one in the upper 70s. seven-day forecast show you what happens after that when i come back in ten minutes. folks getting up this morning and heading out the door won't have to worry about wet weather for the drive into work at least. >> let's check in with jessica boyington with how things are going. >> mass transit still residual delays due to tuesday night's storms. media/elwyn line resumed service and head out in 20 minutes or so. new jersey transit still dealing with suspension from atlantic city into philadelphia and service will resume at some point today and update out that
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as well. patco all normal service resumed but still seeing a suspended wood crest station as well. out on the vine street expressway some good news here. ongoing construction cleared out of the way so you're heading westbound towards the schuylkill expressway no problems and three-minute drive time. eastbound the same. head out the door into cherry hill, we are seeing a down pole and wires on route 70 eastbound between spring dale and green tree roads. protecting the pope. nbc10 catches up with the man in charge of security for the world meeting of families. >> there's a lot of pressure, but also it's an honor. >> now he is making the most of his time in rome to prepare for the pope's visit to philadelphia this fall. could it be decision day? the two major supreme court rulings expected any day now. what they could mean for our area.
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we have a beautiful start to our thursday morning. a live look where the sun is rising in the background. look at that sky line. bill will have your forecast in a minute. the cleanup continues for second day after tuesday night's storms. long beach island, flying debris are being found throughout several neighborhoods. this shows what many insist was a tornado tuesday night. the storm ripped the boats out of the water and tossed them at
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nearby homes. >> just been asking everybody going to the beach, my neighbors, did anybody lose a boat? and they think i would be joking. >> the national weather service does not plan to send a survey crew to the area to determine if a tornado may have touched down here. preparing for the pope. delegation from philadelphia is discussing security with officials in rome today. they are ready to keep the pope safe during his visit here this fall. earlier today mayor michael nutter exchanged gifts with the mayor of rome. he is there with other leaders to hold a meeting to go over the security procedures. the main concern? how to keep the pontiff safe and secure with the large crowds expected in philadelphia. >> there's a schedule. there's a script. and then there is pope francis. he will pretty much do whatever he wants. and wins most of those battles. i think there are ways to deal with those kind of issues.
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he has to be safe but we also want to have a great time and be accessible to the people. >> the world meeting of family starts on september 22nd in philadelphia. the pope will be here on saturday, september 26th and sunday, the 27th. we will have you covered leading up visit and while he is here. stay with us. chris cato is at a news conference right now about the world meeting of families and he'll join us for a live report this morning at 6:55. u.s. supreme court could render its rulings on the land mark issues of same-sex marriage and obama care today. on the affordable care act the high court will decide if federal subsidies that support health care exchanges in 34 states are constitutional. the justices are deciding the constitutionality of same-sex marriage. we spoke with a local lgbt advocate who tells us the ruling on same-sex marriage would help shape the country's future. >> this is a hugely important
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civil rights issue for the entire country and really speaks to what our american values are, that all americans are treated equally treated with respect and dignity. >> right now same-sex marriage is legal in pennsylvania, new jersey, and delaware. hundreds of high school students in camden will walk across the stage to receive their diplomas today. five ceremonies happening for the class of 2015. the district has been celebrating the students' plshts accomplishments on its website. let's check out how things are running on the roads and what proproblems may exist out there. >> jessica boyington is keeping an eye on the roads and the rails. >> we have good news for you. mass transit, word of septa line resumed and first train at 5:32.
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new jersey transit still suspended atlantic city to philadelphia. patco service resumed there. so expect delays but as long as everything is running that is a good thing. broad street everything is moving along just fine here as well. southbound or northbound currently no problems. volume or incidents. we have an accident scene on willow avenue and west glenn side avenue to watch out for. montgomery east willow avenue and both directions between line kill pike and church road fallen power cables in the area and traffic lights out in new jersey. still dealing with it from tuesday night's storm. medforty and main street and the following with lights out. more updates to come. almost 20 minutes after
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5:00. a cool start this morning. look at this beautiful view from center city looking past the comcast center. clouds and blue sky. the clouds are moving through the area without any rainfall. we will find up with a good deal of sunshine this morning and see sunshine this afternoon too. 70 degrees right now in philadelphia. that is very close to where we were yesterday but the humidity is lower this morning. so really comfortable start to the day. there will be some clouds late today in cape may, but most of the day, you'll be looking at sunshine and back in the 80s this afternoon at points along the coast. the wind is very light. there is still a little bit of a breeze and they are northwesterly winds and areas seeing the light wind and dry air continues to move in. we are feeling it yesterday and this morning. no rain in the area but look what we are watching to the west. showers and thunderstorms arriving this evening, especially likely to see that activity in delaware. but parts of the rest of the area could see some scattered
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showers this evening. not during the day. clouds, they are moving through. sunshine at 10:00, 78 degrees. and at 1:00 up to 84 degrees. that's typically for this time of year in the middle 80s. we will top out at 86 today. 80 tomorrow. scattered showers, possibly a thunderstorm in store for us on friday. the cooling trend you see for tomorrow continues this weekend with rain. there is a chance we will see some steady rainfall on saturday keeping us in the very low 70s for a high temperature. then showers out of here later on sunday with breaks of sunshine. 79 degrees on sunday. turning warmer next week. 84 monday sunny skies and 88 on tuesday and a chance we will see some scattered showers wednesday. dozens of jobs coming to delaware. we will tell you who is hiring and what you need to do to apply. are you heading out of town for july fourth weekend? you will have plenty of company on the roads. the one thing travel experts say is making it easier on drivers this summer.
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new jersey's supreme court has spoken but teachers and school employees still fear for their futures. because rather than solving the pension crisis the court says politicians can continue to ignore it. that's just wrong. teachers and school employees have paid billions into their pensions. but the state has failed. the legislature can fix what governor christie has broken - ... before it ends up costing billions more. it's time for fiscal responsibility. fund the pensions now.
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a new packaging company is coming to delaware and bring new jobs along with it. 87 jobs will be available at the irish-based ab group packaging. they make products for tj max x and hard rock cafe and more.
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landon joins us for this morning's business news. good morning landon. >> good morning to you. aaa predicts nearly 42 million americans will hit the road over the july fourth weekend. the most since 2007. rising incomes driven by the improving job market are prompting people to take a trip and gas prices are still well below year-ago levels and pennsylvania gas averaging $2.91 a gallon and a bargain in south jerusalem jersey at $2.54. country faces in greece to reach a new deal with its creditors or possibly default on its debt. look for data today on unemployment and income and spending. dow fell to 17966, fell 78 points. worst day in the month. nasdaq jumped down to 5122.
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>> thank you for the update landon dowdy. see you later on. scattered clouds this morning but chance of showers returning to the area later getting ready for sunshine. just minutes from that. that's a live view from cape may. a really pleasant start this morning. the humidity is still low. what about the traffic flow? first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is monitoring the roads. what is it looking like out there? >> i think that rhymes. we start things off with nebraska right now, bill. 495, philadelphia pike moving along just fine in both directions. we have updates for you from mass transit and i'll go over those. i'm matt delucia live in gloucester county new jersey. garage siding is gone. another day of cleanup continues out here. i'll have a live look coming up.
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. another day in the dark for thousands of people across our area. we are live with new information on the power problems and what some communities are doing to help those hardest hit. we are also tracking our
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next round of rain. a dry start as we take a live look outside this morning. but by the end of the day, the wet weather is coming back. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm dunnenise nakano. >> and i'm rosemary connors. bill henley has a look at your forecast for today. >> a few scattered clouds moving through the area and getting ready for sunshine. a live view of center city from the adventure aquarium. no raindrops but no warm weather this morning. a cool start this morning. the temperatures in the 50s and 60s and more 50s now. at this hour reading and allentown and pottstown at 61. 64 right now in atlantic city. just seeing the first sunlight of day. you can see it just starting to come up this morning.

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