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>> it is your ticket to ride but not everyone will get one. we're hours away from the lottery drawing. for just 300,000 available train passes for the pope's visit. as we take a live look at center city. expect another day of 90 degree weather. that means the heat wave continues. but there is some relief in sight in the first alert seven-day forecast. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's 7:00 this sunday.
meteorologist michelle grossman is track the heat but low humidity. good morning. >> good morning. feeling a lot like yesterday. we had low humidity yesterday. we will do that one more day before we see that return tomorrow. enjoy today, pleasant yesterday, despite the 90 degree temperature. we will see 90s again this afternoon. here's a live view outside. starting out with sunshine. mostly sunny today. temperatures about six degrees cool every compared to 24 hours ago in mount pocono. 7 degrees cooler in millville compared to 24 hours ago. cooler this morning as you head out. 90 degrees by this afternoon. temperatures in the 60s and 70s. we have some 50s on the map. 72 in philadelphia. 70 in wildwood. 60s in atlantic city and mill val. 60 to the north and west. 61 in lancaster. a cool 58 in mount pocono.
as we go throughout the day, temperatures climbing once again to near 90 degrees. we expect the heat wave to continue. by 8:00 74. by noon, 86 degrees. you can eat lunch outdoors with mostly sunny skies. reaching a high of 90 this afternoon. even warmer on monday with that return in humidity. we'll talk more about that and another 90 degree day on tuesday. we expect this heat wave to continue today, monday and tuesday before we finally see that temperature decrease by wednesday, back to more normal like temperatures. we'll talk about that and tracking storms. that's all coming up in just a few minutes. philadelphia police are investigating a crash that critically injured a man along busy henry avenue in philadelphia's roxborough neighborhood it happened around 3:45 this morning when the man was hit by a car. the driver of that car did stop and is now talking to police.
we are preparing for the pope. that means that plenty of people are getting ready to buy of septa's special regional rail passes parfor the papal visit. jesse gary is live at 30th street station with more. jesse? >> rosemary we've been talking all morning about the plan to funnel millions of people from the surrounding area into center city so that they can see the pontiff when he comes next month. we talked about 18 stations. septa says it will be reduced to 18 stations. they will come into three stations here close to the heart of the city. th street station 30th street station is one. market street station is another, and jefferson station.
if you want to see the pope he is going to be at the art museum, so how do you get from here all the way over to there? you will have to walk from here all the way over to the art museum catch the regional rail back out of town again in it the evening. this is something people should be aware of when they go online to apply for the opportunity to get the pass, the papal pass for that weekend, the 26th and 27th. sunday turns into monday 12:01 a.m. monday. it goes to 11:59 p.m. monday. 24-hour period for you to go online andnter the lottery to try to purchase the papal pass. if you want to use septa, that's the way you have to do it. you don't have to jump online at
12:01, but apply for the lottery within that 24-hour window. if you do actually win the lottery, bear in mind here's 30th street the art museum is way over there. jesse gary nbc 10 news. >> for more information on the lottery to get your pass for the pope's visit, check out the nbc 10 news app. there you will find details for septa, patco and amtrak. join us tuesday for an exclusive half hour on pope francis. we're the only local news operation to visit the pope's homeland before he visits philadelphia. jim rosenfield spoke with close friends, colleagues and critics to learn more about the man who became the peoples pope. that special airs this tuesday at 7:00 p.m. on nbc 10. verizon employees say they will stay job despite not having a contract. both the unions and the wireless carriers say they will head back
to the negotiation table for some more talks. the decision comes after a contract covering nearly 40,000 workers expired just before midnight. that contract affects employees from massachusetts to virginia including pennsylvania, new jersey, and delaware. one of the unions representing workers says despite being a profitable company, verizon continues to eliminate security and drive down their standard of living. that union says "we are not going to take it, will keep the fight going while we're on the job." verizon that the company's disappointed that the groups did not come to an agreement and that the union proposals are unrealistic and out of touch in today's marketplace. this weekend family and friends are remembering the three victims who were passengers in this crash that philadelphia police are calling a case of street racing. the community came together for a vigil last night at the scene of the crash near red lion road
in bustleton. there they remembered 17-year-old yvette gonzalez, and 20-year-old felip hernandez. the family members of the third victim, sabrina rhoads, tell us the circumstances of this incident are heartbreaking. great kid, man. 17 years old. she had everything ahead of her. she was going in the right direction. >> police say new surveillance video shows two cars going at a high rate of speed before the crash. investigators have some new information on the second car that took off from the scene. they believe it's a dark blue or black bmw. police are trying to track down the driver and passengers inside that car. this morning, a 17-year-oldcritically injured in a hit and run crash has been upgraded to stable. the teen was crossing westminster street in west philadelphia around 1:30 yesterday morning when a gold buick lesabre hit him and took off.
about an hour later officers stopped a similar vehicle, a vehicle matching that description reckless driving. that's when they spotted the car's heavy windshield damage and determined this was the car involved in the hit and run. the driver was arrested for driving under the influence. more charmings could be pending. family members and friends gathered yesterday in philadelphia to honor the life of a man who was killed during a hit and run crash last weekend. francis arroyo was in a car with his brother when an suv crashed into them and did not stop. arroyo leaves behind a pregnant fiance and two sons. police found the suv and know who it belongs to but are still investigating who was behind the wheel. today in philadelphia you can step back in time at the national constitution center where they're hosting colonial field days. the outdoor event continues through tuesday. you can try your hand at colonial games, dress up in 18th century fashions and enlist in the continental army.
next new clues about that deadly plane crash that killed philadelphia inquirer co-owner lewis katz. hear what we're learning about a potential flaw in the plane that's coming up. and end of the road. this hitchhiking robot was designed as a nationwide social experiment but it's now all over thanks to something unexpected here in our area.
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>> welcome back on this sunday morning. meteorologist michelle grossman. looking great this morning. lots of sunshine. temperatures cool in a lot of spots. 50s in some spots. low 60s in others. we'll be hot this afternoon. a pretty view. a look at the art museum circle. a good day to get outside, enjoy the city and own town. temperatures hot this afternoon. 90 degrees. we will keep the humidity levels low for one more day before they return and bounce back on monday is a long heat wave that continues today. 90 today. into the 90s on monday and tuesday. temperatures across the air in the upper 80s and 90s. 90 in northeast philadelphia. along the shore points another beautiful beach weekend, 85 in atlantic city. 87 in rehoboth beach, delaware 90 in philadelphia.
the heat wave does continue. we'll talk more about that. tracking showers and storms in your work week. this morning there are new clues about what may have led to the plane crash last year that killed philadelphia inquirer co-owner lewis katz. according to the owner, the plane had a flaw at high speeds, and that allowed it to take off. but gulf stream airspace corporation blames the may 2014 crash on the crew's actions. in total seven people were killed in the crash. the faa is working with gulf stream on design changes for the 500 planes still in service. coming up action after the outrage. just ahead what leaders in zimbabwe are doing to make sure more animals are not illegally shot and killed by hunters.
this morning in tennessee, a police officer is dead after a gunman opened fire during a traffic stop. the gunman struck the officer multiple times. right now a manhunt is underway for the shooter. police identified the slain officer as 33-year-old sean bolton. right now a manhunt is underway for the shooter. in baltimore, a commission was formed by leaders to review homicides in the city but it has stalled. officials claim baltimore's top prosecutor is not sharing information needed for the program to work. last year the city spent $200,000 on the commission which was meant to bring together police, politicians and public health workers to identify violent trends and how to work on them and respond to them.
just last months baltimore recorded its highest monthly murder rate in more than four decades. the fight to stop a massive wildfire out west in california turned deadly this weekend. south dakota engine captain david rules died battling one of more than 20 major fires burning across the state. 8,000 firefighters are on the front lines. experts say with the hot, windy conditions things can change quickly. quickly. >> we're probably seeing flames in excess of 100 feet. the drought is causing significant fire behavior in this area. a lot of this area, though it seems rural, has quite a few homes spread throughout the area. >> fire officials say with so many fires right now, resources are stretched thin. the california national guard is mobilizing several helicopters to attack from above. family tensions flared yesterday at the funeral of bobbi kristina brown. >> i just told her whitney was
going haunt her from the grave. >> family tensions flared yesterday at the funeral of bobbi kristina brown. bobby brown's sister stormed out of the church. she was angry that whitney houston's sister-in-law spoke at the service. bobbi kristina died in hospice care on july 26th, six months after she was found unconscious in a bathtub. let's head to new york where health officials in the city expect there to be more cases of legionnaires disease over the coming days. they believe people may have been infected before the city cleaned cooling towers where the bacteria that causes the disease was found. the disease killed four people and sickened 65 others since the beginning of july. good sunday morning. i'm meteorologist michelle grossman. a pleasant day. it will be hot, but not quite as humid.
enjoy today, because humidity returns tomorrow. weather headlines on your sunday morning, the heat wave does continue. more sunshine today. a super sunday despite the 90 degree temperatures. it will be hot but not humid. things will get sticky tomorrow. storms return soon. storms later on monday. isolated stuff on tuesday. 72 in philadelphia. winds are calm. we won't have the wind like we did yesterday. to the north and, mainly in the 60s. 63 in allentown. 61 in lancaster. 72 in philadelphia. to the south and east. temperatures in the 60s. 67 now in glassboro. 69 in dover. 68 in atlantic city. off to a cooler start compared to this time yesterday. we are about five six, eight degrees cooler. we will end up around the same temperature we did yesterday, around 90. live look outside. looks beautiful. lots of sunshine. just a few clouds. a super start to the day. we will see that hot air take over once again as we head throughout the afternoon. hot day today once again.
but lots of sunshine. mostly clear tonight. temperatures drop back to the low 70s, upper 60s. a mild night once again. then monday here are the changes. bumping up the temperature to 93, 94 degrees. it will feel sticky and uncomfortable once again. a front will come through later on monday. that could bring us showers and storms. isolated showers and storms on tuesday. another shot for storms on thursday. the poconos today, 81 degrees. nice day in the poconos. the beaches, you couldn't ask for anything better. beautiful start to the weekend. we'll have a beautiful finish. 85 mostly sunny, water remains warm. a really nice day if you're lucky enough to have your vacation week this week. today in the city mostly sunny and hot. winds light compared to yesterday. that is a warm breeze. temperatures right near 90 in philadelphia, ranging from 88 to
91. 90 today. hotter tomorrow. then late storms isolated showers and storms on tuesday, other than that mostly sunny, 91. wednesday, back to more normal temperatures. 87. thursday that's when we see the temperature drop off, showers and storms 80. friday partly sunny, nice, 82. saturday, nice and 81. >> >> nbc 10 and telemundo are teaming up with dozens of animal shelters to help find pets homes. it's called clear the shelters. it's on august 15th. on that day, shelters will be offering reduced adoption fees in hopes to finding homes for thousands of animals in our local shelters. here's how you can help first join the local conversation and raise awareness by sharing the event on social media. use #cleartheshelters, and include pictures of your pets. we'd love to see them. come out saturday august 15th to welcome a new friend into your family. for shelter locations and for those fees, tap on the nbc news
we have new information on the death of cecil the lion killed in zimbabwe. officials have suspended the hunting of lions, leopards in the area where cecil was killed. crews are also investigating the killing of another lion in april that may have been illegal. they only received information about that killing this week. the announcements follow international outcry and a call to bring the american who killed cecil to justice.
zimbabwean authorities say the hunt was illegal, and are now seeking the extradition of walter palmer, a dentist from minnesota. in wichita kansas a 9-year-old bat boy for an amateur baseball team is in critical condition after he was hit in the head by a bat. this happened yesterday afternoon when kaiser carlyle ran on to the field to retrieve a bat. witnesses say he got too close to a player who was warming up. that player didn't notice the boy and accidentally hit him during a practice swing. >> hit him in the helmet. knocked him down. he got back up. but he went right back down again. everybody came out and helped him. >> an ambulance rushed kaiser to the hospital. he is now being treated in the intensive care unit. the time right now, 7:26 on this sunday. preparing for the pope means preparing to get in and around the city. not everybody will get a ticket to ride the rails. jesse gary is live at 30th street station to explain.
>> reporter: rosemary that's right. only 18 of the stations behind me will be open bring you in to center city to see the pontiff. we'll explain what that means for the region and for those who might want to take advantage of the opportunity. >> weather looking good. temperatures in the 50s in some spots. 60s and 70 everywhere else. beautiful day to be at the beaches. temperatures in the 60s. we will talk more about today's forecast. it will be a hot one but not humid. the humidity returns tomorrow.
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about how to get one. details are just ahead. the heat wave continues. but with low humidity again today. we are in for another day of 90 degree weather with plenty of sunshine. there is a threat of some wet weather in the first aforecast. good morning. welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. michelle grossman is tracking the warm conditions already out there this morning. the humidity does make the difference because it has not felt sticky the past few days. >> yeah it felt pleasant. today, low humidity yesterday, low humidity today. the stickiness does return on monday. we will bring in the return of humidity and storms. not today. temperatures cooler compared to 24 hours ago. six degrees cooler in pottstown as well as mount pocono. 6 degrees cooler in atlantic city that puts us in the 60s and 70s.
some spots in the 50s to the north and west. looking at a pleasant morning. lots of sunshine. enjoy it as you hopefully can take it easier on your sunday morning. 72 in philadelphia. 58 in mt. pocono. 65 in dover. 71 in wildwood. as we go throughout the day, temperatures will be climbing quickly. by 8:00 74. lunch time 86. lots of sunshine. we won't have the breeze in place like yesterday. by 3:00 89. topping out around 90. that means the heat wave does continue for another day. we will see that for two more days and then a big difference in your work week. that's coming up. preparing for the pope means today folks are getting ready to buy one of septa's regional rail passes for the pope's visit. the passes go on sale this evening at 12:01.
jesse gary is live at 30th street station what are commuters telling you? >> a lot of people are saying they expect this level of inconvenience, so they will deal with it. if you are traveling in to see the pope those special passes with the lottery only work for a few stations. one of them is the chestnut hill west line. that's one station you will have to use to try to get into center city. during theal alpapal visit rail service will be restricted to 18 stations outside the city and trains will express into three stations here's in the morning and express back out in the evening. we caught up with one of the people who plans to head into philadelphia but ron jones says he is going to use his bicycle and bias in from kensington. >> nuts but, hey, pope's a popular guy. people like him.
it would probably be crazier if they made all the stops. >> a fugueew weeks ago septa tried to sell papal tickets online. it did not work. the system crashed. now they are trying this lottery, which starts 12:01 a.m. on monday and ends at 11:59 p.m. on monday. try to get into the lottery to purchase one of the passes for the regional rail. only 300,000 will be sold. if you want to take regional rail into the city -- and once here you may have to caulk over to where the pope is. live at 30th street station, jesse gary, nbc 10 news. >> good advice and get your sneakers ready. a lot of walking involved. >> to get your pass for the pope's visit, that's on the nbc
10 news app. there you will find details for septa, patco and amtrak. as we are preparing for the pope, keep this in mind. this tuesday at 7:00 in the evening we will have an exclusive half hour on pope francis. we're the only local news operation to visit the pope's homeland before he visits philadelphia. jim rosenfield spoke with close friends, colleagues and critics to learn more about the man who became the people's pope. that's this tuesday, 7:00 p.m. on nbc 10. new this morning, verizon employees say they will work without a contract while the unions and wireless carriers schedule more negotiations. the decision comes after a contract covering nearly 40,000 workers expired just before midnight. that contract covers employees from massachusetts to virginia, including pennsylvania, new jersey, and delaware. this weekend while family and friends are remembering the three young victims of this
deadly crash in philadelphia, police have some new clues in the case. the community came together for a vigil last night to remember 17-year-old yvette gonzalez, 17-year-old, sabrina rhoads, and 20-year-old felip hernandez. according to police, the three victims were passengers in a car in which the driver was street racing. the victims family members became emotional as they pleaded with the public to put an end to these tragic kinds of crashes. >> we must show them how dangerous this is. this is not the first. i know it won't be the last. some of us don't learn. we need to learn. >> police now have surveillance video that shows two cars racing near red lion road in bustleton right before the accident earlier this week. they also have new information on the second car which took off from the scene. investigators say it appears to be a dark blue or black bmw. police are now trying to track down the driver and any
passengers inside that car. pennsylvania is in its fifth week of a budget stalemate now the state's social services are preparing for cuts. some county and non-profit agencies are deciding which services might stop or if workers must be laid off. some counties may front the money and some workers may go unpaid. this is the third time in 12 years that social services are feeling the effects of budget deadlock. today dozens of teens from around the world will gather in delaware county to call for peace. the teens all share a common bond, they each lost a family member due to an act of terrorism. they will speak at a news conference happening at floon today, and then participate in peace games. those games will focus on team work and leadership. also happening today, eagles fans will welcome another football season. players will hold their firsting
camp practice later on this morning. certainly a busy off season. some big names have moved on. others have moved in. one big unanswered question remains, what to do with quarterback. sam bradford and mark sanchez are expected to fight for the job, but the birds also have tim tebow. nbc 10 is the official station of the eagles. we will follow the team at training camp and we will have every pre and postgame to the season opener on the 16th. coming up in sports, we'll break down a last-minute off-season trade by chip kelly. >> it was designed as a roadside social experiment but it has reached the end of the road. why this hitch mike hooikiking robot is offline.
good sunday morning. i'm meteorologist michelle grossman. looking great today. a beautiful start to the weekend. having beautiful finish as well. temperatures will be hot, around 90, but low humidity, so feeling good for this time of year. super sunday today, a hot day. not humid. humidity returns on monday.
temperatures go up a bit on monday. storms return late monday we'll have isolated storm late on tuesday. 72 in philadelphia. four degrees cooler compared to this time yesterday in philadelphia. some spots 8 degrees cooler. 60s mainly to the north and west. 58 in mt. pocono. 62 in pottstown. 61 in lancaster. a pleasant morning to be out and about. 68 in atlantic city. 69 in dover. 70 in glassboro. a morning you can get out, exercise and feel good about it. live look outside. mostly sunny skies, lots of sunshine heading throughout the day. temperatures will start to rise once again. winds are calm today. that's the big difference compared to yesterday. we had a breezy day yesterday. besides the wind, it will feel a lot like it did on saturday. temperatures around 90 this afternoon under mostly sunny skies. 88 to 91 depending on where you are. 90 in philadelphia. that's our sixth straight day of
90 or above. that heat wave does continue. it will continue monday and tuesday before we finally break that heat wave on wednesday. seven-day forecast. 90 today. look at tomorrow 94. sprinkling that humidity back in. partly sunny, late storms isolated storms on tuesday. wednesday, there's our big break. 87 not quite as hot. thursday that's going feel. 80 degrees. showers and storms. still nice on friday another round of showers on saturday 81. next in sports he's a ranger now. how cole hamels did in his first start with his brand-new team.
helping protect that world takes state farm. hi, i'm amy fadool from comcast sportsnet. last night on the eve of training camp, the eagles shipped out a major contributor on defense, brandon boykin who has been traded to the steelers for a fifth round draft pick. boykin was drafted in the fourth round in 2012 but was relegated to playing in the slot rather than the outside because of his height. he's only 5'10". his interception in the 2015 division finale clinched the
division against the cowboys. boykin tweeted out the following following his trade, to the city of philadelphia, it's bin real. you know i always played my heart out every time i hit the field. all got love for you. yesterday boykin's now former teammates arrived at the nocacare complex to check in for training camp including receiver, riley cooper. camp gets started later today. nbc 10 is your official eagles television station. we will follow the team all throughout training camp. we'll have pre and postgame coverage, as well as every snap of the preseason opener august 16th against the colts. our coverage begins at 12:30. after ten seasons, three all-star appearances, and one world series mvp, cole hamels made his first start for a team other than the phillies. cole suiting up after his trade to the rangers. cole threw a no-hitter in his last start for the phillies. first batter he faced in that ranger red, angel pagan. down swinging. cole struck down six. not on his best last night. on the night he was charged with
five earned runs, 7 2/3 innings worked. removed in the eighth to a standing ovation. the rangers faithful already showing cole some love. another former phillie, ben revere now with his new team, the blue jays. had issues with the phillies. nice play here in left. crashing to the wall, making the grab. he struggled at the dish. he hit lead-off, went 0 for 5 at the plate. blue jays fell 7-6. phillies have announced that chase utley will begin a rehab assignment today with the lehigh valley iron pigs. he has been sitting out with ankle inflammation. phillies have won 12 of their last 14 before last night's game mike schmidts and relatives of robby roberts and ricky ashburn throwing out the first pitch. aaron gave up two first inning runs. goes five innings and got his second major league win. thanks to offense like this. cameron rupp, three-run blast. phillies up 5-2. then herrera showing some big-time pop.
405 feet to the upper deck. check out the reaction from the bench. they love it phillies all over the braves. 12-2 the final. yesterday a beautiful day to be at the shore which is where the sixers were at the shore in avalon. sixers holding their annual beach bash at jack's place. plenty of fun from hoops to a dunk tank and a chance to meet and hear from first round pick, jahlil okafor, who updated his status after summer league. >> right after summer league, after vegas, i was there for ten days, i was working out, using facilities, so i got back to town a few days ago. now i'm looking for somewhere to live. >> got to make philly your home. that will do it for sports. i'm amy fadool from comcast sportsnet. you can watch the most recent triple crown winner in action today at a new jersey race course. american pharoh is running at at the haskell invitational today at monmouth park. new jersey transit will expand
train service to the park but riders should expect delays due to the number of fans expected to attend. just before the start of the the "today" show at 8:00 so we check in with erica hill and craig melvin to find out more on what they're working on. hey, guys. >> just ahead on a sunday morning on "today," could another democrat enter the race for president? reports and much speculation that joe biden is seriously considering a run. this as the crowded republican field gears up for the first debate later this week. we'll get you caught up on the latest from washington. and new information on reports that cecil the lion's brother was also killed. this morning word that the lion is still alive. all of this happening as zimbabwe suspends hunting in the area where cecil was killed. and one young woman is changing the way people give with flash fund raisers, raise
ag raiseing a lot of money and using it immediately. and as jon stewart prepares to sign off, harry smith has a look back at his legacy. those stories and more when we get started on a sunday morning on "today." >> see you guys shortly. >> thanks. in other news this morning, vandals in philadelphia ended an american tour for this hitchhiking robot. researchers created hitch bot as a social experiment that relied on the kindness of strangers to pick up the robot. it was headed across country, then yesterday the creators were sent an image of the robot and it was damaged beyond repair while in philadelphia. they say they don't know who destroyed it or why.
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this morning. joining us for a preview is moderator of "meet the press," chuck todd. >> trump has angered democrats with his campaign that's expected, but managed to offend members of his own party and is gaining popularity. is this part of a master strategy or what? >> i don't know if there is a master strategy to trump. that has a lot of folks in the campaigns that are competing with trump scratching their heads. he is not playing by conventional rules, by conventional campaign tactics. that makes it hard to prepare to deal with him. and you'll see, we have a lot of focus this morning on both that debate and, of course, the news about joe biden. i will have trump on. how do you prepare to debate trump, how is trump preparing to
debate. i'm curious about how donald trump will debate himself. we know who eight of the candidates will be who will get the final two spots, new polling out this morning will indicate which of the three big state governors, all of whom seem to be vying for two of the last three spots, which is most likely to be left off the stage. >> of course we should mention the first national gop debate is coming up this week. it's a packed field. to be determined who will be there. while i still have you, talk to us about this latest news from joe biden, from the vice president. >> well, look you know the -- it all began with an antidote in this morning's "new york times" that indicated there was sort of a death bed ask that boeau biden made of his father that he wanted him to run.
all reporting is that many of his family members have been pushing for him to run. the only one we don't know about is his wife. biden himself said for four months he will make a decision at the end of the summer. my reporting indicates that people close to biden say the new york times is hyping things up. but that said there will be a big vacation before labor day and that's where they will have a conversation about where his head is at and whether or not he wants to do this. i think we'll hear from him after labor day on a final decision. >> thank you for your insight. chuck todd moderator of "meet the press." "meet the press" comes this morning at 10:30 here on nbc 10. before we go and we leave you for the "today" show we want to get one last check of the weather. looking good out there.
>> i think i said it five times, it's so nice outside. it is so nice outside. we're off to a nice start. hopefully you can take it slow on your sunday morning and enjoy it temperatures in the 60s, 70s. lots of sunshine. it will be hot this afternoon. with low humidity feeling pleasant for the second day of august. monday, that changes. we will brumump up temperatures bring back some higher temperatures. isolated storms on tuesday. mostly sunny, 91. then a dip in temperatures wednesday, not as hot. partly sunny, around normal for this time of year 87. 80 degrees on thursday mostly cloudy showers and storms. beautiful on friday. plan something good for that day. hopefully you're off, 82. saturday, 81. a big dip. >> all things considered a pretty easy summer right? >> i agree. knock on wood. a little bit left. >> that's to do it for us this
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