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right now on nbc 10e news today, an early morning fire has forced two dozen people out of their apartments. do you know this man? police in gloucester county want to hear from you. he was trying to lure a young girl through her bedroom window. the weekend will be a warm one. expect plenty of sunshine today with temperatures in the mid 80s. if you think it's starting to feel like fall, don't worry. we're tracking the possibility of a heat wave later on this week. good morning. welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. 6:00 on this saturday. let's get to the weekend weather first with meteorologist
brittney shipp. britt, sounds like we're going to get a reminder in the next few days that it is still summer. >> that's right. it's not over yet. it will feel like summer as we head into the rest of the weekend and definitely into next week where i'm tracking the sixth heat wave of the season. high pressure will stay in control today. that will give us plenty of sunshine. there's a live look at boathouse row. right now temperatures as you head out the door this morning, 66 degrees in philadelphia. 57 in kennett square. 59 in washington township. 61 degrees in northeast philly. 52 in quaker town. 54 degrees in allentown. in the 40s in the poconos. 69 in beach haven and temperatures at the atlantic city airport at 57 degrees. closer look at our radar shot shows quiet conditions. not a whole lot going on at all. we like to see that especially as we approach the weekend. that means lots of sunshine for us and quiet conditions. city planner shows temperatures by 11:00 a.m., 80 degrees. 2:00 p.m., 85. our highs will range between 85
and 88 degrees. i'll have more details on the heat wave that's approaching in my seven day forecast. we continue to follow breaking news this morning. in northeast philadelphia crews are on the scene of an early morning fire at an apartment building. "nbc 10's" monique braxton is live in philadelphia's bustleton neighborhood. monique, i understand you have more information about some of the injuries out there. >> reporter: that's right, rosemary. i just talked to the fire chief and he tells us the one person who was taken to a local hospital to be checked out suffered from smoke inhalation appears to be in good condition. can you see the ladder truck next to one of the buildings here. firefighters are using that to take an above the ground look at the hot spots and see if they need to go back in and douse some of those areas. our camera was rolling moments after firefighters arrived here at beachwood apartments about 2 1/2 hours ago. the fire chief on the scene tells us two dozen people fled
after the smoke alarm went off, then they started calling the fire department. we captured video of one firefighter receiving oxygen here at the scene. he was not taken to the hospital and has been, what they call, recycled back in to firefighting duties. now the fire marshall is sifting through the rubble at this hour to try and determine a cause. residents we spoke with say it was frightening to flee in the middle of the night. >> me and my wife, she looked in the hallway, saw smoke so we got out because we've got an alarm system. that went off. it's a terrible feeling as we try and get the birds out. we have parrots. we were trying to get them out. they're feeling horrible. n >> reporter: now we've also learned that some rabbits were evacuated. it's a chilly morning. we've learned that there was a accept at that bus on the scene. the american red cross is here to assist the two dozen people. ten units in all were damaged by
smoke. they were able to contain the fire to a storage area in the basement. pico and pgw are here on the scene. the power has been turned off to the one building. pgw just told me that they're awaiting their orders. residents will not be able to go back into their apartments though for about a week according to the fire chief because there is just too much smoke that has pan know tra pen inner contents. they are going to allow residents back inside to enable them to grab their essential belongings. live for now in bustleton, monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." thanks, monique. new from overnight, a bicyclist is in the hospital after she was struck by a car. "nbc 10" was on the street at 22nd street and ben franklin parkway in center city where the accident happened around 12:30 this morning. medics took the bike rider to hahnemann hospital. the driver did stay at the scene and was not arrested. in gloucester county police
are after a man whom they say tried to lure a young girl through a bedroom window. police and neighbors in washington township are on edge while neighbors at the washington way apartments are concerned about the suspect. he scared a little girl and her mother. the man depicted here acted out a parent's worst nightmare. police say he pushed open the 6-year-old's bedroom window and began talking to her. police believe the suspect may have even snapped a photo of the girl. he allegedly introduced himself as joe, told her he was a doctor and a friend of her father's and made a promise that disturbed the child's mother. >> i'm just trying to make her understand, hey, i'm just a friend. he said that, you know, as long as you don't tell i can come back every night. >> the mother asked us to protect her identity. she says the man took off when he saw her arriving from home. the mother informed police that she had seen him before in their neighborhood. if you have any information in this case, police in gloucester county would like to hear from you. in philadelphia the family of a toddler who was struck by a
car and killed is calling on the driver to turn himself in. yesterday police issued an arrest warrant for miguel cologne. they say he ran over 2-year-old david alacea jr. in west kensington in april. david's mother was hurt in that hit and run. surveillance video captured the moments right after the deadly impact. coming up at 6:30 this morning, you'll hear from david's grandmother who has some words for her grandson's alleged killer. the fund-raiser for a fallen police officer continues today in south philadelphia. the show of support for the family of sergeant rafael ali got underway last night. "nbc 10" was at bocci's steakhouse and comedy house where restaurant receipts and ticket sales from last night and tonight will benefit the sergeant's family. sergeant ali was a ten-year veteran of the police force. he died last saturday night when his pickup truck crashed into a
tree in rocksboro. the off duty sergeant was speeding on henry avenue when he missed the curve and hit a tree. police are looking into whether he may have been sleeping at the wheel. almost time to buckle up for the birds on "nbc 10." tonight we've got the eagles and packers for you in a preseason game that's pretty much a dress rehearsal for the regular season. you're looking at head coach chip kelly and his squad arriving in green bay yesterday. kelly has not committed to playing sam bradford tonight. if the starting quarterback stays out it could mean more playing time for tim tebow. bradford told john clark he'd love to play the entire first half. >> the biggest thing would be getting into a rhythm. last week i played the one drive, that was great. it's nice to go on the field multiple times, establish that rhythm, come over, like you said, work on communication, you know, with the line, with the receivers, talk about what we're seeing on the field.
>> eagles fans are everywhere, even in green bay. the diehards in wisconsin greeted the birds as they checked into their hotel yesterday. you can watch tonight's game right here on "nbc 10." we are the official station of the philadelphia eagles. our pregame coverage starts at 7:30 and then kickoff is at 8:00. we will also have complete post game coverage. next, tracking tropical storm erika. nearly two dozen people are confirmed dead in the caribbean. where the storm is headed next and what it means for florida and other coastal communities joompt front-runners on the offensive. ahead why donald trump is attacking a member of hillary clinton's staff and what clinton has to stay about a possible battle with trump. ♪
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goforth was in uniform filling up his patrol car in houston when police say a man came up behind him and shot him a number of times. this all happened around 8:30 last night. according to authorities even after deputy goforth fell to the ground the gunman continued shooting. he was a 10 year veteran of the force and was married and had two children. this morning we are tracking tropical storm erika. 20 people are dead and dominica's prime minister says that development on the small caribbean island has been set back decades. it destroyed roads, bridges and houses. they're trying to reach some communities cut off by landslides, mudslides and flooding. in the meantime, florida, south carolina, and georgia are preparing for the storms. florida governor rick scott has declared a state of emergency. erika is expected to hit there on monday. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> and i'll be taking a closer
look at the track of tropical storm erika in about ten minutes, but our current temperatures, 48 in pocono, 54 in pottstown, 61 in wilmington and 61 degrees in wildwood. beach, 64 degrees in cape may. 68 in atlantic city at the atlantic city airport it's a little cooler, of course, 57 degrees. 69 in beach haven. a closer look at our shore and beach forecast as we head into the rest of your weekend. for today, 82 degrees with a moderate risk of rip currents. you do want to be careful heading into the water. as you head into sunday, 83 degrees. a little bit more humid. i am also tracking warmer temperatures for the city as well and a possible heat wave. i'll go over the details of that in my seven day forecast. rosemary? >> thanks, brittney. he was in the dog house for a controversial tweet. now hear who's lending their support to curt schilling. changes coming to center
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images of himself to women he met online. hillary clinton's campaign is denouncing trump's attacks. yesterday in minneapolis clinton reminded fellow democrats about trump's remarks on women. >> trump actually said he would do much better job for women than i would. now that's a general election debate that's going to be a lot of fun. >> fellow white house candidates bernie sanders and martin o'malley spoke at the dnc meeting in minneapolis. tomorrow on "meet the press," gop candidate scott walker will be one of chuck todd's guests. "meet the press" comes your way at 10:30 sunday morning right here on "nbc 10." sarah palin is defending former philly curt schilling after his tweet comparing muslims to nazis. according to philly.com palin said that espn is intolerant for suspending him. the republican politician made the statement on facebook. she accused espn of buying into
the propaganda of isis and other terror organizations. schilling shared the tweet on tuesday. espn suspended him from little league world series calling the tweet unacceptable. espn has also removed schilling from this weekend's sunday night baseball broadcast. this morning whole foods and wegman's are praising a judge's decision to throw out lawsuits for their advertising for bread. a u.s. district court judge dismissed lawsuits filed by new jersey consumers. it claims that supermarkets like wegmans, acme got them to pay more when they said it was made in the store. the judge questioned how many bread buyers could be identified and dismissed the motion to have a class action status. a makeover for philadelphia's love park. we're learning a little bit more about what changes to expect at
the site in center city. they plan to begin a one-year renovation of the park beginning in the spring. among the changes, the welcome center at the corner of 16th street and6@ jfk will become a restaurant. these are some renderings of what the park look like. the love statue and the fountain are not going anywhere. you will expect the most green space, you can see it there, and a renovated underground garage. here's a look at the restaurant. a city is hiring a team of people to design the chromascope. during the day you can see a mix of colors while at night it will light up in red, green, or blue. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. we're warming things up heading into the weekend. temperatures typically in the mid 80s for this time of the year. instead we're going to head into the high 80s. tomorrow into the 90s.
we're going to stay there. if we make it three days we officially have heat wave number five on our hands. i'm tracking tropical storm erika. it will weaken again and strengthen again. i'll go over all the details of that. right now a look outside where the sun is coming up. we are going to see plenty of sunshine in philadelphia. 66 degrees right now. 73% on your humidity and the air is calm across the rest of the region. we're starting off in the 40s in the poconos. a chilly start to the morning there. 57 degrees in reading. 56 in lancaster. 55 degrees in mount holly. temperatures in atlantic city 57. we're in the mid 50s in millville. temperatures warmer if you're closer to 54 degrees. we are going to continue to warm things up. our average for this time of year is 84 but today 87 degrees if you take a look at sunday our temperatures will push to 90 degrees. that will be the beginning of what can be a heat wave that will last all next week. our radar shot shows quiet conditions here. not a lot of clouds either. if we widen out the picture we
will show you we are going to see dry conditions as we head into the rest of the day and throughout most of tomorrow, but sunday afternoon and evening we could see a few little passing stray showers with a weather disturbance that swings in. for the most part we are going to stay nice and dry. we are still dealing with tropical storm erika. starting to move out of haiti here and push closer to cuba. if we progress the model here, go throughout the rest of the day. notice that it moves into parts of cuba, makes landfall. this will be closer to 2:00 a.m. we'll start to see this weakening here. our wind speeds will drop down to 35 miles per hour. it becomes a tropical depression. once it hits the warm waters again off the coast of florida you'll notice that things strengthen again. so we will see our wind speeds heading back closer to 40 miles per hour. then we're going o watch as it moves closer to fort myers, tampa, moving up towards jacksonville and then if we take a closer look at what happens,
we'll be a little closer to georgia as well. that's closer to wednesday and thursday. we're still a few days away but we're watching the track carefully. it could change as we head into the next couple of days. for sure it is heading closer to cuba as we head into the rest of today. our highs around the region at 87 in philadelphia. 86 in atlantic city. we'll see temperatures closer to the poconos at 78. for most of the area ranging between 85 and 88 degrees. sunny and warmer. also expect wind speeds out of the southwest 5 to 10 miles per hour. seven day forecast shows we stay in the 90s starting tomorrow all into next week. next, preparing for the pope. if you plan to open your doors and rent out your house or apartment, this one's for you. it turns out there are plenty of places to stay, but not a whole lot of interest. and meeting the need. kids who often don't know where their next meal are coming from are getting fresh lunch every day this summer thanks to one
preparing for the pope. restoration crews are hard at work inside this cathedral in havana, cuba. pope francis will visit cuba in september. he's expected to hold a mass before the pontiff comes to the u.s. and before he comes to philadelphia. if you are thinking about renting your house for the pope's visit in philly. plenty of folks are thinking about it. they started the fear hoping they would make some big money. so far there are only a few success stories and thousands of unrented listings. "nbc 10's" drew smith reports. >> reporter: several websites are listing a ton of places at all different prices for the papal visit. everything from sharing a spare room in fairmount to even this main linemanion. a lot of people wanted a piece of the action. >> i think this is a great location and that's why a lot of people in this area are renting out their places. >> reporter: we called around and had some people rent out
their homes for 7,000 in queen village. another couple got $5,000. those are the exception, not the norm. >> perhaps there has been maybe too much hype and too much talk of security and i think maybe a lot of people who would have come are not going to come. >> reporter: the sudden availability of a lot of hotel rooms isn't helping either. real estate broker julie welker tells us listers may want to lower their prices. >> there were some people who had exceptionally high rates that we felt were completely unrealistic, and we said that to people. >> reporter: rental site air bnb said demand in philadelphia is eight times higher than normal for the papal weekend. they're also embracing the city's shift to a positive message for the weekend. there still may be hope. >> i don't think it's too late. there will be a last-minute rush because there's always a last-minute rush.
>> that was "nbc 10's" drew smith reporting. air bnb also says a lot of the philadelphia bookings for the pope's visit have come from international visitors and domestically a lot of people are coming and staying at people's houses during that weekend. with less than a month to go before the pope arrives, now's the time to download the "nbc 10 news" app. we have a link to road closures, mass transit service and events happening that weekend. the "nbc 10" app is a free download for your smart phones or your tablet. the time right now is 6:27. under 60 degrees -- 70 degrees, rather, this morning. right now we are covering breaking news in northeast philadelphia. "nbc 10's" monique braxton is live to fill us in. monique? >> reporter: hi, rosemary. i'm outside the beachwood apartments where a fire began about 3:30 this morning. after the break we're going to tell you where the fire marshall is concentrating his efforts. er. because it works for our patients. here, at cancer treatment centers of america in
"nbc 10" breaking news. right now crews in philadelphia are investigating an overnight blaze at an apartment building that sent a firefighter to a hospital. in a live report we'll have more on the two dozen residents who were forced from their homes. sunny, warm and dry. sounds like a beautiful weekend ahead. we will be in the mid 80s today with a little bit warmer weather ahead tomorrow, plus, we are tracking the chance of a heat wave coming later on this week. good morning. welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. it's 6:30 on this saturday. let's get to the weekend weather with first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. not a bad way to start a weekend. we are going to see plenty of sunshine. above average temperatures. our humidity will stay low. live look outside. doesn't that look beautiful. cape may, we will see temperatures in the low 80s. warm water temperatures as well. our right now conditions throughout the region, 66
degrees in philadelphia. 57 in kennett square. 58 in washington township. 56 in wrightstown. low 50s in quaker town. temperatures in the poconos at 48 degrees. 68 in beach haven. 55 in wood vine and 64 degrees in dover. our radar shots show quiet conditions for us which is great. that's going give way to plenty of sunshine for us today. your eight hour city planner shows temperatures by 8:00 a.m. at 69 degrees. by 11:00 a.m., 80 degrees and by 2:00 p.m. 85. today's high in philadelphia, 87. i'll have more details coming up in my full forecast. we continue to follow breaking news. an apartment fire has forced about two dozen people out of their homes this morning. "nbc 10's" monique braxton is live from the scene. monique? >> reporter: hi, rosemary. the fire marshall is now in the basement of this building you see here. firefighters are using the ladder truck to look at some of the hot spots from above. now the fire marshall is looking at a storage area trying to
determine exactly where the fire began. firefighters tell us they were called here more than three hours ago. the fire chief on the scene says two dozen people fled after the smoke alarms went off. one person is recovering from smoke inhalation at a local hospital in good condition. now we captured video of one firefighter receiving oxygen here at the scene. he was not taken to the hospital. we were told he was recycled back into firefighting status. the fire marshall is sifting through the rubble looking for a cause. residents we spoke with say it was frightening to flee in the middle of the night. the fire chief says ten units in all have been damaged by smoke. pico tells us the power has been turned off to this building. cgw is also on the scene checking the gas lines, and several pets, some birds and rabbits also fled with their owners. now the fire chief tells us residents will not be allowed to go back into their homes or live
here for as long as a week because the smoke has penetrated everything inside, but they have been allowed back inside to take their essential belongings with them. and we just saw the american red cross arrive here to assist. live now from bustleton, monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." thanks, monique. new from overnight, a bicyclist is in the hospital with some broken bones after she was struck by a car. "nbc 10" was on the scene at 22nd street and the ben franklin parkway in center city where the accident happened around 12:30 this morning. medics took the bike rider to hahnemann university hospital. police tell us that the driver did stay at the scene and was not arrested. let's head now to washington township gloucester county. that's where police are after a man whom they say tried to lure a young girl right through her bedroom window. take a look. the man depicted here acted out a parents' worst nightmare. police say he pushed open the 6-year-old girl's bedroom window at the washington way apartment
and began talking to her. investigators believe the suspect may have snapped a photo of the girl. the mother said the man took off when he saw her arriving home from the work. the mother informed police that she had seen him before in their neighborhood. if you have any information in this case, police in washington township would like to hear from you. turn yourself in. that's the message to a hit-and-run suspect from the family of a toddler killed by a car in philadelphia. yesterday police issued an arrest warrant for miguel cologne. they say he ran over 2-year-old david alacea jr. at masher street in lehigh avenue in west kensington in april. david's mother was hurt in that hit and run. surveillance video captured the moments after the deadly impact. after learning about that warrant yesterday we spoke to david's grandmother who had some words for her grandson's alleged killer. >> coward. i'm sorry. he was so young. you can come forward and say, you know what, i did wrong, but
i will never see my grandson go to his first day of school. >> unfortunately david is just one of many victims affected by hit-and-run accidents every year in philadelphia. this map shows nearly 23,000 hit and runs since the start of 2014. the four block stretch where david died is considered the deadliest in the city. a mother from mercer county is grateful this morning that her 3-year-old son is okay. earlier this week they had a little bit of a scare. he wandered away from his day care and walked home without anybody noticing. yumara ortiz said she dropped him off at kinderworld educare center. a family member called her and said he came home. he said he wanted to go home so he left. it's a two block walk from the day care center to the house. he had to cross a busy street. ortiz explains that when she called the day care they didn't
even know he was missing. >> it's obvious that something is going on and i don't want it happening to any other kids. >> ortiz has filed a complaint against the day care. yesterday a state inspector went to check it out. as of now it's still open. day care workers have declined to comment about the incident. oh, it's almost that time to buckle up for the birds on "nbc 10." tonight we have the eagles and the packers for you in a preseason game that's pretty much a dress rehearsal for the regular season. you're looking at head coach chip kelly and his squad arriving in green bay yesterday. kelly has not committed yet to playing sam bradford tonight. if the starting quarterback stays out it could mean more playing time for tim tebow. he's fighting for a roster spot. as for the eagles defense, csn's darryn gun had this question for cedric thornton. >> reporter: how satisfied are you with the way the defense has performed over the last two games? >> you're only good as your last two games. we'll see how satisfied we are
after this game. >> eagles fans made it out to green bay. the diehards cheered the birds as they checked into their hotel. >> "nbc 10" is the station for the philadelphia eagles. don't miss the pregame coverage that starts at 7:30 and kickoff is at 8:00. next, looking ahead but never for getting. today marks ten years since hurricane katrina made landfall. see how new orleans is on the road to recovery but not completely there yet.
florida is preparing for the worst. residents are stocking up on supplies and governor rick scott has already declared a state of emergency. >> i'm just trying to be prepared in case it does come. >> erika has already done plenty of damage. 20 people are dead in the tiny island nation of dominica. puerto rico and the dominican republic received rain and got pounded with gusty winds but no reports of deaths there. today marks ten years since hurricane katrina made landfall in the u.s. today people in mississippi and louisiana will pay their respects to those who died. they're also celebrating the rebuilding and how far they've come since the devastation brought on by katrina. >> crescent city has risen again and its best days lie ahead. >> as we mentioned, a split purpose to celebrate the rebuilding and also to pay respect to those who died. in new orleans officials will
lay wreaths at the memorial and the levy that ruptured later on. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. let's go over more details on tropical storm erika right now. sustained winds at 40 miles per hour. as it continues to head towards cuba pushing into the rest of today and the overnight hours. you'll notice by 2:00 a.m. we'll see our wind speeds dropping down to 35 miles per hour. then it becomes a tropical depression, but take a look at what happens as it heads back out over warmer waters. we are going to see this possibly restrengthening heading back to sustained winds closer to 40 miles per hour. that will make it a tropical storm once again. then we watch as it heads a little bit closer to parts of florida including tampa and as it continues to transition to northern florida by wednesday into thursday. we could see soaking rains in those areas. this is something we're going to watch closely. we're going to watch for it coming to the right as we head into wednesday and thursday.
we'll keep a close eye on the track for you. temperature wise we're at 48 degrees in the poconos. 58 in trenton. temperatures in mount holly at 55 degrees. 64 in dover and 61 in wilmington. highs around the region today at 87 degrees in philadelphia. a little bit cooler. still on the warm side here of pottstown, 84. 85 in allentown. in the poconos, high of 78. i'll have more details on how long the heat is going to stick around. that's coming up in my seven day forecast. the goodyear blimp which i'm sure you've seen over sporting events is retiring after 90 years in the air. the last of the old ones will head to california a little bit later on in the year, next month or so, and then it will be deflated. fans could soon be seeing goodyear's replacement air ship. here's a look. technically not a blimp. it's a semirigid deridgible. it won't go flat when the helium is removed.
it will be better in terms of how they maneuver and they will be able to reach speeds of more than 70 miles an hour. next, feeding the need. hundreds of kids across south jersey don't always know where their next meal is coming from, but thanks to the generosity of some volunteers, they now do. and the eagles are waking up in green bay. next in sports, hear from the players about tonight's preseason match-up you will see only right here on "nbc 10."
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>> reporter: to understand how this happens -- >> thank you. >> reporter: -- you should know what goes into putting this food on the table. >> i got it. i got it. >> reporter: inside a warehouse in pennsauken at the food bank of south jersey teams of volunteers are hard at work. >> good to help out. fun to help. >> reporter: helping because throughout new jersey one in five kids doesn't know where the next meal is coming from or when, and that's the case for at least 1600 kids at 45 different summer camps, folks like louise goldson just can't accept that. >> every day we get to go home and eat. why shouldn't they. >> reporter: they started the summer meals program started last year. they can usually get free lunch while school is in session but then there was a void. >> the summer comes, it's a vacation time for lots of people. hunger doesn't take a break. hunger doesn't take a vacation.
>> reporter: at this camp in pennsauken every bite now comes with a smile. >> literally a blessing. without them the kids wouldn't be able to have any of that. >> reporter: full stomachs courtesy of full hearts. in pennsauken, matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. temperatures today heading above average so that means we'll push into the high 80s. by tomorrow into the 90s. that's our first weather headline that we are warming up. if we hit 90 for the next three days we will have a heat wave. i'm also tracking tropical storm erika. a live look outside right now from philadelphia, our temperatures are at 66 degrees. we are going to see plenty of sunshine today. dry conditions. our humidity should stay down as well. wind speeds are calm right now and across the rest of the region for allentown, a chilly start to the morning at 54
degrees. take a look at cape may, 57. but it will be a beautiful day to head down the shore and then all locations mainly seeing lots of sunshine this morning. same thing will be true as we head into tomorrow as well. closer look at the rest of our region temperature wise. we're at 48 degrees in the poconos, 57 in reading, 52 degrees in coatsville, 61 in wilmington, 58 in trenton. right along the shoreline temperatures 65 degrees in lewis, 68 in beach haven. a cool start in millville at 55 degrees. we are warming above average. 84 degrees is our average for this time of year. today it will push to 87. if you take a look at tomorrow, 90 decrease. so well above average for us. staying in the 90s as we head into next week as well. we will also stay dry today. we're not even seeing a whole lot of cloudiness here. our future cast shows us throughout the day we'll see a few high temps, passing clouds. a dry start tomorrow as well. by 5:00, 6:00 you'll notice the
spotty little showers will move through the lehigh valley and parts of the poconos. everything dries out nicely. as we head into monday we'll see our humidity bump up as well too. you'll notice the wind direction shifting out of the south. storm track shows we're dealing with tropical storm erika. wind speeds staying closer to 48 miles ab hon hour. we'll see some of the intensity go down with tropical storm erika. wind speeds drop to 35 miles per hour. becomes a tropical depression. once it hits the warmer water, however, we could see this strengthening moving up to about 40 miles per hour and that means it becomes a tropical storm once again. now as we get a little bit closer to places like fort myers in tampa, this is what happens, you'll notice a right hand curve there. that's going to send a lot more moisture and rainfall into parts of florida and parts of georgia. this is something we're going to watch closely as we head into wednesday and also into
thursday. as far as your shore location, your beach locations are concerned, we're going to stay in the low 80s today. really nice conditions expected for us. and then we'll see your highs closer to 87 degrees in philadelphia, 78 for the poconos. if we take a closer look at your seven day forecast, it does show that once we hit a high today of 88 degrees we will head into the 90s as we push into tomorrow. so 90 degrees on your sunday. we stay in the 90s all next week. it's ten till 7:00. the start of the "today" she here on "nbc 10." we check in with erika hill and carson daly to find out what they're working on. good morning, guys. >> hey there, rosemary. good morning to you. just ahead on a saturday morning on "today" we're following the developing story overnight as texas where a sheriff's deputy was gunned down in cold blood at a gas station filling up his patrol car at the time. police this morning on the hunt for his killer. we'll have the latest. also ahead, dyllane's tracking tropical storm erika as it takes aim at florida forcing
the governor to declare a state of emergency. this as new orleans rergs hurricane katrina which struck ten years ago today. al roker is live with how new orleans has been able to recover. the rich and famous are flocking to nevada's tent city. we'll tell you why that's the hottest ticket in town. and a one man's dream comes true as he gets to dress as a teenage mutant ninja turtle. the bride must be so surprised about this. why would she allow this to happen? we're going to talk to both of them because erika and i have 100 questions. >> yes, we do. many of them begin with why. >> we'll have those stories and a lot more when we get started on a saturday morning on "today." >> as someone who is getting married in a month from now, i can tell you i would never let my fiance do that. she has a lot more patience. >> you don't want to dress as a teenage mutant ninja turtle. >> green is not in the color scheme. turtle green is not in the color scheme, erika. >> for better or for worse.
>> thanks, guys. we'll see you at 7:00. >> all right. i'm marshall harris from "comcast sportsnet." tonight it's the dress rehearsal for the eke als in green bay. also known as preseason game 3. the big question is how much time will starting quarterbacks get and how much will the understudies play? for answers we head to wisconsin and john clark. >> reporter: the eagles have arrived here in wisconsin getting ready for the most important preseason game, the third game is usually where the starters play the entire first half. take a look at chip kelly and the birds arriving. chip will not seau figuresly that sam bradford will play, but here is sam. he says he plans on playing. of course he wants to play more than the one series he did in the last preseason game against the ravens. he led the birds on a touchdown drive, but i'm sure he would love to play the entire first half. >> the biggest thing would just be getting into a rhythm.
obviously last week i played the one drive, that was great. it's nice to go on the field multiple times, establish that rhythm, come over, like you said, work on communication with the line, with the receivers, talk about what we're seeing on the field so when it gets to the regular season that's not something we're trying to work through. >> take a look, you've got some eagles fans supporting the team in preseason. they've got their chip kelly shirts ready for the regular season. it doesn't look like the birds are going to face aaron rodgers. it looks like the packers will hold them out after they lost their leading receiver jordy nelson to a torn acl. i'm john clark for comcast sports netd. thanks, john. you can only see tonight's game on "nbc 10" at 8:00 p.m. pregame coverage starts at 7:30. "nbc 10" is the official television station of the eagles. even though the phillies have the worst record in baseball, aaron nolo was in position to move to 5-1 with a win against the padres. his catcher a big reason why
he's homered in four of nolan's last five starts. nola freezing travis jankowski. he allowed one run stretching out six. bottom of the eighth, aaron alterr. the liner to right goes past a diving jankowski for a triple. alterr the only person on record to have seven base hits. he doubles to drive in alterr to make it 4-1. cameron rupp alert. he does not disappoint. three-run home run. the phillies win it 7-1. that's sports. i'm marshall harris from "comcast sportsnet." ♪ ♪
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if you're down to the shore this weekend, plenty to do. monster truck races on the beach got underway last night at wildwood. the races run between mariner's landing and adventure pier all on the beach. >> should be great weather for it. >> beautiful weather today and tomorrow. little bit on the warm side but, hey, we are still officially in summer. make sure you stay hydrated. >> we have the heat wave. >> possibly. >> we'll see you guys in 25 for a local update.
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good morning. breaking overnight. in cold blood. a sheriff's deputy executed while filling up his patrol car. >> there's shots fired. >> a person involved in the dead shooting in custody this morning. taking aim. preparations underway in florida at this hour for tropical storm erika. that storm is expected to bring heavy rain and possible flooding as residents along the gulf coast mark ten years as hurricane katrina came ashore. al roker is live in new orleans. getting personal. donald trump takes