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nbc 10 news starts now. >> the first alert radar is tracking showers to end the week. we're looking ahead to a soggy weekend. but tens of thousands of people will wake up today without power once again. nbc 10 is live with how the outages are impacting those who never even lost electric. good morning, this is nbc 10 news today i'm denise nakano. >> and i'm rosemary connors. a lot of people will have to rethink their weekend plans with this forecast. let's get details from meteorologist bill henley. >> we are starting off with wet weather but the heavier rain will wait for the weekend. the showers right now are isolated in new jersey cape may is dry. the showers are just to the north of cape may. that's a live view from the
marquis de lafayette hotel. most of the area is dry, though cloudy and the showers that are at the shore are light showers this morning. the heavier rainfall has already moved offshore. so the forecast calling for lots of clouds and occasional showers are possible. 70 degrees at 9:00. there's a slight chance of a thunderstorm more likely you'll just see clouds and 75 degrees at noontime. and it's going to be a cooler day overall today. i'll show you one that changes. you have the seven-day forecast coming up in just a little bit. when i come back your hour-by-hour future rain. jessica boyington is watching the traffic. >> we actually are still seeing residual effects from tuesday fight's storm. out in greenwich township on 295 we have a couple exit ramps closed down. exit 15 at tomlin station, exit 16 at swedesboro road and exit 17 at harmony road as well. out in new jersey and cherry
hill route 70 westbound still dealing with ongoing construction between south cornell and mcclelland avenue. as we look at 95 around broad street, everything is moving along just fine in both directions southbound or northbound. the drive times, southbound, again, from woodhaven up toward the vine street expressway, a 13-minute trip. 12 minutes headed eastbound into the center city area on the schuylkill. no problems on the blue route. it's been more than 48 hours since storms ripped across our region. >> damage cleanup is under way but the power is still out in many communities. peco says more than 17,000 customers do not have electricity. pse&g crews tell us that more than 4,300 of their customers are affected. atlantic city electric has the most outages, more than 80,000. more than 270 delmarva customers are still in the dark this morning. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in gibbstown, gloucester county. how's it looking where you are? >> well denise and rosemary we
got out here to this location because jessica was talking about those ramps off of 295 that are shut down exits 15 16 and 17 because of downed wires. we're here to show you exactly what we're talking about. behind me this road is closed. we're on harmony road right by swedesboro road. two of the big utility poles that are down one is resting on the wires out there on the right side of the road. there's also a streetlight that's off to the left that is bent and cracked as well. this road here is shut down until further notice. those off ramps from 295 are shut down until further notice as well. this is still a very hard hit area because of tuesday night's storm. a lot of folks still do not have power. i've been checking the numbers from pse&g and atlantic city electric. there are still thousands and thousands of people here in gibbstown, greenwich township that do not have power. also mostly clout the area here in gloucester county several of the municipalities have thousands of people without
power. pse&g is saying that by today they're hoping to have power restored to most of the area. atlantic city electric is saying that most of their customers will have power by tomorrow. but all of their customers should have power by sunday. so still a couple more days for some of these folks who have been without power going on more than 48 hours. one of the scenes out here this will take quite some time to clean up, especially a major spot here exit 17 off of 295 shut down because of those downed lines, at least for the immediate future. we'll continue driving around this area to find the hardest hit spots. still a couple days after this storm. storm. for now we're live in gibbstown, matt delucia nbc 10 news. take the nbc 10 news app with you. you can get live interactive radar and video forecast on your
smartphone or tablet. it's a free download in the apps store. we're following breaking news in alaska. an ntsb team will investigate what caused a sight-seeing plane to crash killing everyone on board. it was found yesterday about 800 feet above a lake near ketchikan, about 300 miles southeast of june know. stormy weather is preventing them from recovering the bodies of the nine victims. sight seers had been on a seven-day cruise that left seattle saturday. today, new jersey governor chris christie is expected to take action on the state's next budget. yesterday state lawmakers passed a $35.3 billion budget for 2016. it includes tax increases on millionaires and businesses. it also contains a $3.1 billion pension payment. but governor christie says he opposes those measure and will veto them. pennsylvania's 911 emergency call centers will soon be getting more funding.
yesterday, the state senate approved a bill to increase telephone fees from $1 to $1.65 per line. governor tom wolf is expected to sign the measure. the goal of the higher surcharge is to help boost efficiency of the emergency call centers. a northampton county woman faces up to ten years in prison after pleading guilty in a murder for fire plot. new jersey state police foiled adenise nagrodski's plan. investigators say she planned the attack as an act of evenk because she claimed her daughter's boyfriend was abusive. police in the lehigh valley are putting the heat on thrill seekers who take big risks to cool off. we're talking about people jumping into quarries. the dangerous dives are illegal in most cases. police arrested more than ten people for jumping into the seven hills quarry recently. that's on main street in bangor northampton county. the mayor says the quarry has been glorified in youtube videos that lure jumpers from new york
new jersey and philadelphia. the mayor tells us he had no choice but to crack down after a drowning at a nearby quarry two weeks ago. >> the individual went in. and most of the people scattered. there was only a group of small people to help when the fire company got there. >> reporter: policd0say there are jagged cables and old quarry equipment just below the surface here. they do not want another 911 call from the bottom of the cliff. the philadelphia mother talked about the men who shot and critically injured her teenage daughter. >> they're just out there, they're just out there hiding like two cowards out there. >> reporter: the fraternal order of police is offering $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the shooting case of diamond santiago. she was critically hurt when two people opened fire in kensington this past month. police and her family hope
someone will come forward and help solve this crime. >> she was an innocent child. it could happen to any other kid. and i know someone knows something. >> the 13-year-old has already had seven surgeries and is fighting infections as well as depression, fear and anxiety. a pittsburgh tv crew became part of the story when a man collapsed right in front of them. >> still ahead, how the reporter/photographer team jumped into action and helped save the man's life. clouds over pens landing. those clouds will be building for the tall ships festival. wet weather on the way. your hour-by-hour forecast when we come back.
new atlantic service area in galloway township. the rebuilt, upgraded plaza replaces a rest stop built in the 1950s. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 4:41 is the time. we've got clouds overhead. the temperature, well it's 69 degrees. that's a little bit cooler than yesterday. we've seen showers right now. they're taking a break but there's a chance we'll get to more wet weather during the day. philadelphia is dry. but you can see very light rain drops falling in lower burlington county ocean county atlantic county seeing a few rain drops. there's a chance we'll see more scattered showers during the day. 70s for the pocono mountains, near 80 degrees for allentown and quakertown. keep an umbrella handy but not an all-day rainfall for doylestown, mt. holly and trenton. plenty of clouds for the shore. a chance of showers during the
day. the heavier rainfall will hold off until the weekend for cape may, vineland and dover. and it will be in the upper 70s for wilmington chester, drexel hill near 80 degrees and near 80 also for swedesboro. look at the seven-day forecast when i come back in ten. summertime may mean fun and sun but it comes with an added security concern for home owners. >> the warning for family as vacation season begins. >> local hospitals are crafting their plan now ahead of the crowds expected for the pope's visit in september. we'll tell you about the changes they plan to make.
the owner was left with thousands of dollars in damage. she's hoping someone recognizes the thieves and calls police. well this time of year means lots of summer vacations. >> that's right. but police are warning it's also an opportunity for thieves to strike while you're out of town. the westtown east goshen police department is reporting several recent break-ins or attempt itted burglaryiesyies at houses where people are on vacation. police are asking you to keep an eye out for anything suspicious in your neighborhood. next week the second prison employee charged with assisting the two murders who escaped jail will be back in court. gene palmer pleaded not guilty to multiple criminal charges, including official misconduct. he's accused of accepting a number of paintings from richard matt and david sweat in exchange for providing them with tools they used in their escape. earlier this week the district attorney said palmer didn't know there were tools stuck inside frozen hamburger meat that he
passed along to the pair. the district attorney says joyce mitchell told him she put the tools in the meat two hacksaw blades, drill bits an a whole punch. mitchell pleaded not guilty to charges she helped swet and matt and sits behind bars waiting for her trial. as the search continues in the area around hunting cabins, there are new concerns the escapees may be armed with rifles. state police say weapons may be missing from hunting cabins. searchers continue to scour 75 square miles of tough terrain in northern new york not far from canada and vermont. it is full of steep slopes and heavy undergrowth. as journalists, we might never know what might come up when covering our stories. >> certainly, the unexpected. that was the case for a photographer and reporter near pittsburgh who ended up saving a man's life and captured the whole thing on camera. they say a man in a car pulled
up alongside them and all of a sudden lost consciousness. the photographer as you can see pulled the man from the car and started cpr.in the meantime the reporter called 911. >> you better live because i'm not going home tonight thinking this guy died on me. if we weren't there and he wasn't curious why we were there, he would have been on the road. >> paramedics recognized right away they were dealing with a heroin overdose. they revived the driver with narcan. >> the right place at the right time. they received a special thank you. merchants at reading terminal market served breakfast to the brave men and women who led recovery arrests after the train went off the tracks with hundreds of people on board. they had to search through this rubble twisted metal and complete chaoa after the train derailed going more than 100 miles an hour around a curve in
port richmond. eight people were killed and more than 200 others jurz. a few are still in the hospital. we spoke with police commissioner charles ramsey about what this breakfast meant. >> this is something that happens in philadelphia. i really do appreciate it. since i've been here i've seen this effort when people come together to say thank you. that's something you can't take for granted. because it doesn't happen everywhere. >> the ntsb determined brandon bostian was not using his cell phone at the time of the crash. philadelphia's mayor and a delegation of other leaders have wrapped up a week-long visit to rome. it was their chance to make some of the final preparations for the pope's visit to our area this fall. when pope francis arrives in september, emergency crews and hospitals here will be on high alert. emergency management officials tell us that they're always conducting has casualty drills
and credit their response to last month's amtrak crash as how a good example practice can make all the difference in a crisis. for the pep's visit, expect all hands on deck they tell us. >> we're dealing where this as a big storm. we normally staff people overnight for storms so they're there for the morning shifts. we're going to do this over a period of a couple of days. >> the search is also on for local families to host sick children while they receive treatment. officials worry with an influx of visitors housing options for kids will be scarce. count on nbc 10 for complete coverage of the pope's visit leading up to his trip in september and the impact it will have on our airy. we have a full section on the world meeting of families right now on the nbc 10 news app. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> coming up on ten minutes before 5:00. 69 degrees and clouds over center city. this is a live view from the
comcast center. those clouds will be with us through the eqy. 68 degrees. with a little bit of a breeze out of the northeast, the humidity higher in the wake of the showers. right now it's dry and in cape may, beach avenue no sign of any of the rainfall overnight. that is just to the north of atlantic city. still showers and they will keep going for the next hour or so in the atlantic city area. the heavier rainfall is offshore. and also to our southwest, can't ken and into missouri and that's going to bring us wet weather for this weekend. for today, you'll see scattered light showers during the day, mostly cloudy skies, 68 grows at 6:00. by 9:00 not much warmer 70. those clouds keep temperatures lower by noontime just 75 degrees. the seven-day forecast cooler tomorrow with rain moving in. we'll see showers early in the day. the heavier rainfall coming in later in the day on saturday. and into sunday. still a few showers in the area. we could see breaks of sunshine later in the day on sunday.
not a lot, just 75 degrees sunday afternoon. bright sunny skies returns for monday. high of 85. typical summer day for monday and tuesday and the chance of more showers and thunderstorms wednesday and thursday. if you're getting ready to head out the door let's get the first alert traffic. >> jessica boyington is keeping an eye on the roads out there. jessica, what's it looking like this morning? >> we're slow? terms of volume. out on 42 near the freeway near the atlantic city expressway everything is moving along just fine in both directions. looking dry as well. the drive times up ahead on 42 from 55 up towards the walt whitman bridge, a five-minute drive time. cars slow around the curve, still only five minutes. montgomery, between montgomery avenue and millcreek road downed trees blocking the lanes around the area. mass transit, a good thing for
septa, no delays there. new jersey transit, still suspended from atlantic city into philadelphia. no problems for patco. we'll check in with more drive timesin new jersey coming up in next hour. >> you're looking at a star-studded party with a purpose. nbc 10 was in north philadelphia last night for the hamill foundation's diamonds and denim charity event. the guest list included former philadelphia athletes and a few reality tv stars and phillies pitcher cole hamels and his wife heidi. money raised will benefit schools across the city and support education efforts in africa. in montgomery county youngsters suffering from diabetes are getting the chance to relax and have some fun. nbc 10 in schwenksville yesterday. we got there just in time for the watermelon eating contest. the camp teaches children new
ways to manage diabetes. >> we work together to dose insulin and correct blood sugars and manage anything that would have to do with any of the food the kids are eating here. >> the other day we rode horses that was cool. zip lines, all kinds of stuff. >> the freedom camp is now in its 15th year. >> one week left to apply to win free money. nbc 10 and nbc universal are giving away grants to local nonprofit organizations. the project is called 21st century solutions. and the goal is to support nonprofits that are implementing new and innovative programs. the application is on our website, nbc10.com and the deadline to apply is july 3rd. this weekend is full of summertime events. you can take the family. we'll show you a few of them next. plus, the new honor for a popular jersey shore destination.
♪ for the ups and downs ♪ the big barrel country music festival begins today in dover. people camped out overnight to be there when the event starts at 12:30 this afternoon. hopefully they brought a rain jacket with them. tonight's headliner is the voice captain blake shelton. miranda lambert will perform tomorrow night and carrie underwood will finish unthe festival send night. >> this year's star-spangled event leading up to the fourth of july is packed with fun from beginning to end. the festival gets going tomorrow afternoon with family day at the shops at liberty place. kids of all ages can celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first reading of "allen in wonderland." there will be arts and crafts interactivity activities and much more. tap your nbc 10 news app for a link. this weekend you'll be able to tour the tall ships on
delaware river. they arrived yesterday and docked on the philadelphia and camden water fronts. it's your chance to get up close and personal with some of the most famous vessels in the world. the event kicked off yesterday with a special tribute to america's war veterans aboard the battleship new jersey. along with the tall ship the other big attraction on the water front, the big yellow duck. it's more than 60 feet tall and weighs more than 11 tons, making it the world's largest rubber ducky. here's a live look this morning at the camden water front where you can see a ferris wheel set up for this weekend ago festival. >> camden is expected to open its public swimming pools. the city opened a number of spray pools over the last several weeks so kids could cool off after school. today, the big pools are ready to go. also today, atlantic city's newest hot spot the playground will open to the public. nbc 10 got a sneak peek at music
row with live musical entertainment at several restaurants. the playground replaces the former pier shops at caesar's. it's something you'll hear again and again on the atlantic city boardwalk. >> the tram cars have a new message. take a listen. >> please step aside or enjoy a ride. >> starting july fourth weekend there will be no more watch the tram car, please. instead, you'll hear please step aside or enjoy a ride from a woman with a british accident. this message was introduced yesterday after a radio station held a contest. the winner from ventnor heights is now $1,000 richer. >> watch the tram car, please. >> ac had to replace its tram car message after the wildwood said they'd pursue legal action. the wildwoods have been using the message on its boardwalk. >> watch the tram car, please. >> now the message again belongs
solely to the wildwoods, a icon that could never, should never be heard anywhere else. looking to visit the most beautiful play in new jersey? look no further than one jersey shore town. the wildwoods were given the title by thrilllist.com. an online forum focused on food drink and travel. the website highlighted the wildwood's beaches, english gardens and historic light house. just another place down the shore to visit over the summertime. >> of course everybody knows wildwood beaches are the biggest down the shore while beaches like avalon stone harbor lose the sand wildwood gains. you're watching nbc 10 news today at 5:00. >> nbc 10 news starts now. teen attack. cameras are rolling as a group of students jump a classmate on his way home from school. the video is very difficult to watch but this morning, police
say it was key in tracking down the attackers. >> and remembering a church leader killed in the charleston massacre. more on the memorials and the role president obama will play in today's service. thousands of people are waking up without power for the third day in a row. we are making calls to the power companies to check on the progress and find out when everyone will be back online. >> hopefully it's before more rain moves in. the nbc 10 first alert weather radar shows a few showers passing through right now. i hate to tell you, but the wet weather will stick around for the weekend. good morning, welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm denise nakano. it's not the greatest timing for this wet weather to be coming in. let's check in with meteorologist bill henley in the first alert weather center. bill? >> is there time where we could move the weekend? get the governors on the phone, get proclamation. that could happen. that would mean we'd have to work some more. never