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details from meteorologist bill henley. >> plenty of clouds we saw showers overnight. now just a few areas with rain drops this morning. at the shore you can see the dark clouds over cape may. the rainfall is not far from cape may. it's just up the coastline. atlantic city area seeing some light rainfall right now. nothing heavy about that rainfall. just enough to get windshield wipers going this morning. the temperatures will be pretty uniform today. just about everybody is in the 60s from the pocono mountains to cape may. 69 degrees in philadelphia, too. we will see the temperatures climb but the clouds will be staying put. 73 degrees at 11:00. at 2:00 this afternoon, 78 degrees. certainly not an all-day rainfall but i'm looking for isolated showers today. heavier rainfall in store for the weekend. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i come back in ten minutes. but it's a friday. let's get your first alert traffic report. jessica boyington standing by. jessica? >> bill, we are watching the schuylkill expressway right now. we have a disabled vehicle around montgomery drive over in
the right-hand shoulder. there's not a lot of volume squeezing by the scene. just something to watch out for. an 11-minute drive from the vine street expressway up towards montgomery. there is a downed tree blocking some lanes between montgomery avenue and millcreek road. the downed wires in new jersey on 295 in greenwich township blocking the off ramp for exit 15 at tomlin station exit 16 at swedesboro road and exit 17ç at harmony road. mass transit, septa, no delays patco, no delays for new jersey transit, still service suspended between atlantic city and philadelphia. new information on breaking news out of france. french authorities say they've opened a terror investigation after one person died in an attack at a gas company in southeastern france. we've also just learned several more people are hurt.
french media reports a car burst through a security barrier and caused an explosion. there were also rereports the victim was decapitated. officials don't know the motive but the suspect is now in custody. we'll continue to track the story and bring you the newest information as soon as we get it. this morning in our area, more than 48 hours after tuesday's severe storm blew through our region tens of thousands are still without power. we are updating these outage numbers for you every half hour. right now peco says more than 15,000 customers do not have electricity. pse&g outages just dropped below 4,000. atlantic city electric has the most outages just over 71,000 and delmarva has seen improvement this morning, just over 100. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in greenwich township gloucester county where some folks there are in the dark today. matt, what's the situation where you are? >> rosemary we got in our news van to begin driving. we're on west broad street now.
it's better to show you the damage for us driving down this road as opposed to being in one particular spot. you see off to the right side of the road we have trees that are down. right over here you might be able to see there's a utility line sagging across this lawn and chopped up trees that are out there on the side of the road as well. we've been seeing this throughout the morning. again, we're going into day three of the cleanup efforts out here. you talk about some of those outage numbers and just checking with atlantic city electric they have the most amount of outages in gloucester county right now. 34,000 customers affected just within this county alone. we've been talking with them about what their efforts are and they've been telling us that on fixing the high voltage transmission lines first, then getting the substations fixed, then the primary power lines and then getting the individual homes fixed up with the power and get that restored. this has been a day an long effort here.
we've been looking on some of the side streets here. we'll turn on north market. we're still seeing a lot of the tree branches debris off to the side of the road. a lot of that cleanup effort has already been under way. a lot of traffic lights are still out in this area. a lot of the homes still do not have power in the gibbstown section of greenwich township. also earlier this morning we were driving around cherry hill. there were traffic lights out in that area but they have since been restored we found out from cherry hill police there were seven traffic lights at major intersections that were out along brace road and 561. we've been told those lights are back up and running. in the next half hour we'll go to one of the hardest hit spots in this area. one of those on ramps -- off ramps, i should say, to the roads here from 295. jessica's been talking about those road closures throughout the morning. we'll head down in that area show you that as well. you have to be careful driving through some of the roads, some
of the power lines are sagging, some dangling on the roadways out here. very dangerous conditions still now entering day three of the cleanup effort. live in gibbstown, greenwich township gloucester county matt delucia nbc 10 news. we are also keeping tabs on the storm cleanup in delaware county, another hard-hit area. we found a power pole still leaning against a house in aston yesterday. tangled wires remain wrapped up in trees, effectively cutting off the residents on mount road. >> it's like we're trapped in here. you can't go nowhere unless you walk somewhere to get there. >> in gloucester county we watched central jersey power crews assist atlantic city electric yesterday. with the threat of more rain ahead, take the nbc 10 news app with you to help you plan around the storms and showers. we can get interactive radar and
the latest video forecast pill sent to your smartphone or tablet. it's a free download in the apps store. breaking news from overnight. a sight-seeing plane crashed in a remote part of alaska killing the pilot and eight passengers. it slammed into a granite rock face 800 feet above ketchikan. they were on an excursion to the shore. an faa camera showed the cloud ceiling was low and strong winds were reported at time of the crash. the ntsb is waiting for weather conditions to clear so it can start its investigation into what happened. new from overnight in our area investigators will be looking for the cause of this house fire in philadelphia. nbc 10 was on yellen street in nicetown when the fire broke out just after 11:00 last night. crews put out the flames in less than an hour. there are no reports of anybody
hurt but ten people are out of their homes this morning. it's unclear if they were directly impacted by the fire. this morning, five people are under arrest in the brutal beating of a north philadelphia teenager. a warning, you may find the video we're about to show you disturbing. [ bleep ]. >> police announced the arrests after this video surfaced and went viral. the teen was walking home from martin luther king high school earlier this month when he was jumped by a group of classmates. police say the boy suffered a concussion and needed serious dental work. investigators and neighbors tell us the video made all the difference in this case. >> really makes your job easy sometimes. >> definitely. >> you have to know if you're recorded somebody will know who you are. >> detectives say four of the five suspects are juveniles. happening today, president obama will deliver the eulogy
for reverend clementa pinckney. pinckney was senior pastor at the emanuel ame church also a south carolina state senator. funeral services will take place nearby later today at the college of charleston. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton will also attend today's funeral service in charleston. clinton was supposed to be in philadelphia today for a fund-raiser. yesterday hundreds gathered in south carolina to remember one of the victims of last week's church massacre who grew up in our area. reverend sha ran doronda coleman-singleton was laid to rest. dylann roof is accused of sitting in that bible study last week for nearly an hour before opening fire. he's charged with nine counts of murder in what investigators have called a racial hate crime.
now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. nine minutes after 6:00. the sun is up but they're not going to see much sunshine today. tracking light showers in the area, most of the area is just cloudy. this weekend, the clouds remain. we've got rain on the way and the potential for heavy rain especially later on saturday. outside right now, it's a cloudy view from doylestown 62 degrees. philadelphia is at 69 and 60s for millville. everybody is in the 60s to start with. sunshine is trying to break through the clouds over lake wallenpaupack. mostly, though, those clouds will be hanging in there. we will see a few more scattered showers throughout the day. no steady rainfall but clouds and rain combine to keep the temperatures cool. right now the showers, atlantic county, light showers in the beach haven area and offshore. that's where the heavier storms are. those are pushing away from us. there are more waiting in the
wings. look at the heavy rainfall moving through missouri. that's the system that is going to be moving in for our weekend. for today, show the temperatures will be moving up in spite of cloudy skies. 80s, very low 80s for allentown and reading up to 74 for mt. pocono. clouds and a chance of some isolated showers for doylestown trenton and mt. holly. no steady rainfall at the shore but just enough cloud cover to keep temperatures in the middle 70s for rehoboth and cape may. 78 degrees for vineland. we could see 80 degrees in drexel hill and swedesboro but most of the region will be sticking in the 70s. not a lot cooler. very uniform temperatures because of the clouds and an isolated shower today. this weekend, that's when the steadier rain moves in. light rain saturday morning but later on, some heavier downpours. localized flooding is a possibility on saturday. we could easily see 1 to 2 inches of rain. into sunday morning. then sunday afternoon, some breaks of sunshine the temperatures will climb a little
bit but still very cool for this time of year. i'll show you when that's going to change with the seven-day forecast when i come back in ten minutes. it is now 11 minutes after 6:00. and let's see how the traffic is moving the end of our workweek. jessica boyington starts under the circumstances off. >> a little bit of volume is starting to build around the southbound side cottman avenue. the northbound lanes are doing okay. still 15 minutes if you're headed southbound from woodhaven road up towards the vine street expressway. that's about an 11-minute trip normally. still doing okay out on the pa turnpike. cars moving along just fine. no real problems there. we do have ongoing construction out in new jersey in cherry hill. on route 70 on the westbound side that construction is between south cornell avenue and mcclelland avenue. one lane is getting by. as for the area bridges in and out of philadelphia currently no problem for the walt, the ben or the tacony palmyra. we'll have more drive times for
over on the camden side. missing in action is the gigantic rubber ducky. that will be inflated later this morning. now the favorite bathtub toy was the attraction to see when the ships sailed here yesterday afternoon. our cameras are rolling when 13 ships in all arrive tall masts and flowing sails here at penn's landing, camden county and philadelphia are teaming up for the four-day event that includes schooners and frigates. it includes a french ship and a portuguese ship as well. over on the camden side the north wind, the pride of baltimore ii and a spanish ship sailed by ponce de leon. they will highlight philadelphia which is already a wonderful
historic city. tomorrow night there will be fireworks here over the tall ships festival. live along penn's landing monique braxton, nbc 10 news. 6:17 and 59 degrees on this friday. i'm guessing folks are getting up getting ready to get out of door. >> some problems out there on the roads. let's check in with jessica boyington with the latest. >> we are watching a disabled truck out on 422 around route 23. not a lot going on by the scene right there. these are the eastbound lanes. that's typically where we see volume start to build in the early morning hours. but you can see everything is still going along just fine. it's over on to the right-hand shoulder. it's okay. eastbound from 29 up towards the schuylkill expressway. still only an eight-minute trip. we're doing great there as well. 202, the drive times, still moving along just fine. ten minutes or under if you're headed northbound or southbound from 30 up towards the schuylkill expressway. out in middletown township
we're still dealing with fallen power cables between stony bank road and thornton road. watch out for that there. more downed wires, this is from tuesday night's storm on 295 in greenwich township closing the off ramp for exit 15 at tomlin station, exit 16 at swedesboro road and exit 17 at harmony road. as for mass transit, we're still doing okay for septa. no patco delays as well. for new jersey transit still dealing with service suspended from atlantic city into philadelphia. more drive times for you coming up. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> coming up on 19 minutes after 6:00. the temperatures holding steady thanks to clouds that are with us. a cloudy view from the comcast center in center city. 69 degrees right now in philadelphia with a northeasterly wind at 7 miles an hour. winds stay light. the clouds will stay put for most of the day. darker clouds you can see them offshore, cape may, that's a
live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. those clouds will be around for most of the day, just a chance of scattered showers. very light showers in berks county and into chester county. the steadiest rainfall isn't very impressive in the atlantic city area. the heavier rainfall is offshore. more importantly is what you see to the west. it's in missouri but that is the rain that will be moving our way. that system for this weekend. with it some heavy downpours. we can see that rainfall sat 3:00 in the morning tomorrow morning to our west and to the southwest in pennsylvania. clouds will be building in philadelphia. best chance of dry weather, it's saturday morning. if you're going to take in the tall ships today, early tomorrow, you can see the rain that's moving in at noontime and heavy downpours possible later on saturday. the future weather showing totals of more than 2 inches possible by 5:00 sunday morning in philadelphia. wilmington may see more than 3 inches of rain over the weekend.
could lead to localized flooding. but not today. clouds and a scattered shower or two, 68 degrees at 8:00. by 11:00, low 70s and upper 70s to near 80 degrees this afternoon. tomorrow with the rain it will be cooler 65 in the morning, 71 degrees. the heaviest rain late in the day, just a chance of a thunderstorm on saturday. and the rain continues into sunday morning. but sunday afternoon the clouds will be thinning out. we'll get a little bit of sunshine. that will warm us up a little bit sunday up to 76 egrees. bright sunshine and we're back to summertime weather monday and tuesday with more showers possible possibly thunderstorms wednesday and thursday. we have new information about the breaking news we're following in france. this is a live picture from french media who are now set up at the scene. french authorities say they've opened a terror investigation after one person died in an attack at agas station in southeastern france. just in the past few minutes, we have learned two people were inside a car that burst through
a security barrier and caused an explosion. witnesses say the car had arabic writing on it. there are also reports the victim was decapitated and several more people were injured. one suspect is now in custody and we will continue to track the story and bring you any new information as we get it. new jersey governor chris christie could soon be the next republican on the presidential campaign trail. we'll tell you when we will know whether he is in or out. and why the governor says either way, he'll be a factor.
he said he would be involved in some way. >> if i'm not in it i'm sure i'll be a factor in because people will want to have my support if i'm not a candidate. >> political analysts say christie will have to overcome some of the lowest approval raters of his governorship to win the gop presidential nomination. gop presidential candidate donald trump is firing back after a recent controversy over some comments he made. >> it involves a major broadcast outlet announcing a boycott of its miss usa pageant. univision says it's dropping its spanish language coverage of the pageant next month. the network is protesting what it calls insulting remarks trump made about mexican immigrants during his campaign debut last week. at his campaign kickoff, trump send mexicos sends criminals to the u.s. trump owns part of the miss usa pageant. trump is now threatening to sue. >> the problem that univision has with me is that i'm honest
about trade and i'm honest about the border and so therefore, they violated a contract and they defaulted on a contract. it's a total default. >> the miss usa pageant airs on nbc on july 12th. our parent company comcast says it does not share trump's views. clouds are overhead. as far as showers are concerned we'll see some today but steadier rainfall more likely this weekend. right now what we're seeing is a cool start, 63 in pottstown and doylestown wrightstown at 65 degrees. 69 degrees at philadelphia international. 64 right now in roxborough and northeast philadelphia is 64 degrees. nbc 10's matd dlusht delucia keeps tabs on the damage and the progress from the storm. >> we're tenoring day three of the cleanup. lights are down trees are down.
this is nbc 10 news. right now on nbc 10 news today, mourning the victims of the church massacre in charleston. today a pastor killed in the shooting will be laid to rest after a tribute from the president. in the dark crews are working to restore power to homes still without electricity following this week's storms. we'll have an update on the progress. we are tracking some more rain on the way. here's a live look out at the poconos. how the wet weather could impact some of your weekend plans. good morning, welcome to nbc 10 news today i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm denise knack coe. that rain could be playing a factor. let's check in with meteorologist bill henley. >> heavy rainfall over the weekend. this morning though the rain
has mainly moved offshore. clouds are with us and there are showers in new jersey not everybody is seeing that rainfall. cloudy skies over center city. looking towards atlantic beach haven, atlantic city ocean city getting light rainfall. the showers will stay with us for the next hour or so. they'll be heading out. there's a chance of a daytime shower. the temperatures are running cool this morning, 60s for everyone from the pocono mountains through philadelphia and the jersey coastline. 67 right now in dover and wilmington. 66 in trenton and 67 degrees in northeast philadelphia. we will see the temperatures climb but it's going to be a mostly cloudy day, 73 degrees at 11:00. there's a chance of an isolated shower this afternoon. 78 degrees by 2:00. the heavy rainfall the weekend. the future weather when i come back in ten. right now it's a friday. let's find out how the traffic is moving. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is standing by. jessica?
>> yes, bill. fridays are typically an easier drive for the morning commute. reflected here in our cameras, live on top of the roosevelt boulevard right around 17th street. you can see northbound southbound lanes doing just fine. no construction in the airy. out on the blue route if you're taking a trip out that way, you can see 15 minutes or under if you're headed northbound or southbound from 95. up towards the schuylkill expressway. we do have an update for mass transit. their service is suspended between malvern and thorndale. new jersey transit dealing with the suspended service between atlantic city and philadelphia and no delays for patco. we'll check in with 95 to see if there are any delays coming up in ten. denise? we are following breaking news in france. this is a live picture from french media who are set up at the scene. french authorities say they have opened a terror investigation after one person died in an attack at a gas company here in southeastern france.
according to investigators, two people were inside a car that burst through a security barrier here and caused an explosion. romptu news conference. we'll try to get more information when it finishes. witnesses say the car had arabic writing on it. there are reports that the victim was decapitated and several more people hurt. we'll bring you new information as soon as we get it. it's been more than 48 hours since storms ripped across our region. damage cleanup is under way. the power is still out in many communities. we're updating the outage numbers for you every half hour. right now, peco says more than 15,000 customers do not have electricity. pse&g outages just dropped below 4,000, atlantic city electric has the most outages, just over 71,000 and delmarva has just over 100. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in greenwich township
gloucester county. what are the conditions like where you are? >> we've been traveling throughout the area this morning, trying to find the trouble spots especially where the trees are down and especially the power lines. a lot of folks in this area still do not have power. you ran through some of the numbers a moment ago. with atlantic city electric 38% of customers are affected 1% of pse&g customers are affected. on harmony road this is right by swedesboro avenue where you can see just in the distance here we've got two utility poles that are down here one is actually just leaning right on the edge of the road here.#2x f1 o e leaning as well. this entire section of the road is blocked off. jessica's been talking about some of the -- off of 295, the off ramps to get into this area particularly gibbstown where it
is shut down because of this. this is the reason why. a lot of people do not have power as a result of these line being down. i can see the streetlights out as well. a lot of the homes we've been driving by they are out as well. we've been checking on the numbers. atlantic city electric is telling us by midday tomorrow they'll have the majority of customers with power and hopefully all day sunday they will have all of them will be up and running by sunday. pse&g is hoping that midday today, their customers will be [ inaudible ] a majority of the outages are in [ inaudible ] by sunday. out here live in gloucester county, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thank you, matt. new from overnight, investigators will be looking for the cause of this house fire in philadelphia. nbc 10 was on yellen street in nicetown where the blaze broke out just after 11:00 last night.
crews extinguished the flames in less than an hour. no reports of anybody injured. ten people are out of their homes this morning. it's unclear if they were directly impacted by the fire. a philadelphia mother talks about the men who shot her teenage daughter. >> they're just out there. they're just out there hiding, like two cowards out there. >> the fraternal order of police is offering $5,000 for information leading to the arrest in the shooting of diamond santiago. she was critically wounded when two people opened fire northeast east atlantic city and stouten street in kensington last 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. in northampton county
denise nagrodski is facing up to ten years in prison after pleading guilty in a murder for hire plot yesterday. nagrodski admitted to trying to hire a hitman to kill her daughter's boyfriend in new jersey. she said she wanted revenge, saying tje boyfriend was abusive. then you leave town thieves could be keeping an eye on your property. in one recent case jewelry was stolen and the home eners guns were moved inside the house. police are asking the public to keep an eye out for anything that may seem suspicious. today president obama delivers the eulogy for the pastor shot and killed in last week's south carolina church massacre. here is a live look outside the emanuel ame church in charleston, south carolina. the president, along with vice president joe biden will both be in charleston for the service remembering reverend clementa
pinckney. he was senior pastor at the emanuel ame church and was also a south carolina state senator. funeral services will take place at the college of charleston. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 22 minutes before 7:00. we would normally be looking at sunshine but today, clouds are with us. and we are tracking some light showers in new jersey. most of the rest of the area is dry. for now, weekend rain will turn heavy, heavy rainfall later on saturday could lead to localized flooding. this morning, though, it's clouds over allentown. 64 degrees. northeast philadelphia is 67 and since we went on the air at 4:00 this morning, atlantic city has been in and out of some light rain. you can see the dark clouds looking offshore from cape may. that's a view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. clouds will be staying put through the day today and occasional showers are possible. right now, the rainfall is just in the atlantic city area.
the clouds have been thickening for some areas north and west. it's trying to create a few showers. the only steady rainfall is in the beach haven area into atlantic city. offshore those are the storms that came through overnight. those are out of the picture for the rest of the day. but this is what we're tracking for the weekend. the weather that's moving through missouri heading towards st. louis, that is going to be the rainmaker for us. and it will be here later on saturday. the first rain drops, though could be falling saturday morning. for today, most of the day, rain will not be falling. just a scattered shower is possible. lots of clouds low 80s for allentown, reading, while it's 74 degrees this afternoon in the pocono mountains, plenty of clouds, a few scattered showers, especially this afternoon for doylestown, mount holly and trenton. along the coastline, you'll be looking at cloudy skies, 75 in rehoboth, atlantic city 74. just inland it's a possibility of a scattered shower for vineland and dover. up to 79 for wilmington westchester and philadelphia,
not much warmer for drexel hill. the weekend, yes, rain here on saturday. and into sunday. but then things are about to change. got the seven-day with details when i come back in ten. let's get a check on traffic as you head out the door. things are starting to pick up. >> usually this time of day, 95 gets congested. jessica boyington is keeping an eye on that. >> 95 is always the first roadway to jam up without any incidents we don't have problems on girard avenue but it's starting to see volume right here on the southbound side. the northbound side doing a bit better. 21 minutes on the southbound side from woodhaven up towards the vine street expressway. we're also watching an accident scene in hatboro. there's an accident and downed pole in the area. police activity on the scene, trying to get that cleaned up and out of the way. more drive times for you to come. a victory for obamacare. we'll explain what it means for hundreds of thousands of people in our region. plus it's not worth the
we have new information about the terrorist attack in france. according to investigators, two people were inside a car that burst through a security barrier at a french gas station and caused around explosion. we're taking a live look at the scene where people have gathered to talk to investigators about what happened. investigators now saying the victim of the attack was not decapitated by the explosion. they also say his head was on top of a pof at the entry of the factory. investigators found two flags with arabic writing at the scene. one suspect is in custody. we will continue to bring you the newest information as soon as we get it. a day after a landmark ruling on obamacare, the u.s. supreme court could issue another big decision. >> yes, this one on same-sex marriage and whether it should be the law of the land. we could get the decision today or monday. the justices would rule on two questions, first, whether states can ban gay marriages altogether and second if a gay couple is legally married in one state should another state be forced
to recognize that marriage? >> yesterday, the supreme court handed a victory to president obama and his affordable care act. in a 6-3 vote the justices upheld a key provision of the law that preserved health insurance for millions of americans. the justices ruled that nearly 9 million americans can keep receiving federal money, federal subsidies to help pay for her health care. this goes for the 22 states that never set up separate exchanges including pennsylvania new jersey and delaware. the president says the court's decision was a victory for all americans. five years in this is no longer about a law. this is not about the affordable care act as legislation or obamacare as a political football. this is health care in america. >> the ruling marks the second major judicial victory for the affordable care act in the past three years. according to the group families usa, the affordable care act
ruling impablgcts more than 500,000 people in our region including 350,000 people in pennsylvania. because of the supreme court ruling governor tom wolf says he is withdrawing his application to take over the insurance marketplace in pennsylvania as it's no longer needed. >> we as a contingency developed a state exchange in case the court ruled in an unexpected way but they ruled the way we expected them to rule. so we don't have to put that contingency into place and what we were doing originally we will continue to do and it should mean no changes for anybody in pennsylvania. >> political observers say after two supreme court rulings upholding the aca neither individuals nor congress is likely to challenge it again anytime soon. let's head to the lehigh valley where police 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 if not all of them. in fact, police arrested more than ten people for jumping into
sevenss quarry on main street in bangor northampton county. enough people have died or been badly hurt that police decided to do a sweep of that area this week. the mayor says the quarry has been glorified in these youtube videos and they lure jumpers from new york new jersey and philadelphia. the mayor said he had no choice but to crack down after a drowning at another quarry two weeks ago. >> he went in he couldn't swim. he went under and most of the people scattered. it took 45 minutes to recover his body. >> police say there are jagged cables and old quarry equipment just below the surface. it's something you'll hear again and again on the atlantic city boardwalk. the tram cars have a new safety 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 accent. the new message was announced yesterday after a radio station held a contest. that winner from ventnor heights is now $1,000 richer. >> watch the tram car, please. >> ac had to replace the tram car message after wildwoods said they will pursue legal action. they have been using the message for decades on its boardwalk. the message again belongs solely to the wildwoods, an icon that many at the shore points say should never have been heard anywhere else ♪ for the ups and downs ♪ >> the big barrel country musikfestmusic festival begins today in dover. folks have been camping out overnight to be there when the event starts at 12:30 this afternoon. tonight's headliner is "the voice" captain great lakes shelton.
miranda lambert will perform on the main stage tomorrow night and carrie underwood will wrap up the festival sunday evening. talking sports going into last night's nba draft, the 76ers could have used a guard. what they ended up with was another big man. >> the philadelphia 76ers select jahlil okafor from duke university. >> sixers fans seem pretty pleased by the pick at last night's draft party on dilworth plaza. the 76ers took okafor with the third overall selection. he led duke to a national title last season. he joins sser in ss noel. 6:50 on this friday.
let's take a look at what's ahead on the "today" show. we say hello to matt and savannah. >> as a knicks fan, i want to that i thank you for taking okafor. >> you got that guy from latvia. >> yes we did. a brutal terror attraction on an american gas factory there. we'll be live with the very latest on the investigation. also ahead, have you heard about this? a family buys a new home only to find out that the people who have lived in that home before have been stalked for years. who is sending letters to them signed by someone called "the watcher"? plus a new fireworks warning with july fourth a week away. the mishaps caught on tape. we'll have a live demonstration we hope will help you keep your family safe. those stories and a live concert out on the plaza from imagine dragons. they have drawn a huge crowd on a friday morning. we'll see you guys in a couple of minutes. >> thanks guys.
see you shortly. >> have a good weekend. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> eight minutes before 7:00. clouds to start with no rain in the philadelphia area. we are tracking showers in south jersey. everybody, though, is in the 60s. 69 degrees and holding in philadelphia. we'll stay on the cool side today. the pocono mountains, the clouds have been thinning out a little bit. we've seen some breaks of sunshine but over shawnee, it's cloudy skies. more showers are a possibility today. you can see the rainfall in the atlantic city area. that's mainly light rain. and a few isolated rain drops, a few sprinkles near norristown into central montgomery county and center city seeing a few rain drops. heavier rain will be in store for us on saturday. look at the showers and thunderstorms moving towards st. louis. that is the storm system that is going to be marching through the midwest to the ohio valley and
early tomorrow morning, that's 3:00 tomorrow morning, those heavy downpours are to our west. they'll be moving our way and later in the day on saturday we'll see heavy rainfall. in the morning and to the noontime hour, light rainfall will start moving into philadelphia. this computer model holds the heaviest rainfall back until the evening hours. that will be great news for outdoor activities. clouds will still be there and some computer models bring the rain right in during the afternoon tomorrow. so keep an eye on the sky. for today, scattered showers, mostly just cloudy though. 8:00 this morning, 69. by 11:00 74 degrees. getting up to 78 degrees. tomorrow heavy rainfall later on saturday, a chance of a thunderstorm saturday night and into sunday morning could see heavy downpours and the showers in the morning will be gone in the afternoon. breaks of sunshine possible on sunday. still cool though 75 degrees and sunshine.
we're back to summertime weather for monday and tuesday with a chance of more showers and thunderstorms wednesday and thursday. this morning, many across the region are once again waking up without power. nbc 10's matt delucia is following the aftermath from this week's storm. matt? >> we are entering day three of the cleanup. you can see there's still a lot more work left to be done. power lines laying in the middle of roadways. we'll give you an update on what you can do if you're still without power, coming up.
at a french gas station causing an explosion. you're taking a live look at the scene as the media has gathered to talk to investigators. one person is dead and we now know to others are hurt. investigators say the victim of the attack was not decapitated by the explosion and they also say his head was on top of a post at the entry of the factory. investigators found two flags with arabic writing at the scene. one suspect is now in custody. there will be more on this attack coming up in just a few minutes on the "today" show. i'm matt delucia live in gibbstown, gloucester county. an area recovering from tuesday night storms. thousands of people still do not have power at this hour. you can see right here, harmony road by swedesboro avenue. 295 is right over that hump there. and it is still shut down at least that off ramp from 295 on to this roadway. you can see why, power lines are still down.
streetlights are still down. a lot of people without power. the red cross of south jersey have reception centers open for people here in gloucester county, in clayton on north delsea drive and the mount royal firehouse. that will be open from 10:30 to 8:00 p.m. if you need it. matt delucia nbc 10 news. i'm jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. update on 295, exits 15 16 and 17, those off ramps on 295 are closed due to downed wires and poles in the airy. an update for mass transit, malvern, service restored from malvern to thorndale. the first train will be departing around 7:18 this morning. new jersey transit, service still suspended from atlantic city to philly. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> cloudy skies and we're watching for showers, heaviest rainfall is offshore. that's a view you can see the darker clouds off the shore of cape may. right now light rainfall in the atlantic city area. into beach haven this morning.
no sign of any rain just yet for philadelphia. there's a chance we'll see showers during the day today. >> tgif enjoy the weekend. have a good one. good morning. breaking news. a brutal attack at an american gas factory in france. one man beheaded several wounded. a 30-year-old suspect in custody, another may be on the loose. and officials believe a known terror group is responsible. deadly crash. a sightseeing plane goes down in alaska killing all nine people on board. the passengers from a cruise ship excursion. bad weather is slowing recovery efforts overnight. missing, the state department reveals it can't find all or part of at least 15 work-related e-mails from hillary clinton's private server. a leading republican lawmaker is calling it significant and troubling. will the revelation impact her presidential campaign?