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up. another beautiful august day. great day for anybody getting outside to do a jog, do a bike ride. temperatures will be in the 80s with low humidity, but it looks like another heat wave could be on the way. still summer. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. it's 8:30 on this saturday. let's get right to our weekend weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. just when we thought it was feeling like fall, brittney. >> i know, we're going to go back into summer with the heat wave on its way. we'll be in the 90s by tomorrow and we're going to stay there as we head into next week. not today. we'll see a high ranging between 85 and 88 degrees. our right now temperatures throughout our region already at 70 degrees. so comfortable conditions for everyone participating in the 5k run right there at the philadelphia art museum. 69 degrees in washington township. 61 in horsham. northeast philly, 60 degrees in oxford and 70 degrees currently
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in beach haven. our radar shot shows quiet conditions for us. we expect to see plenty of sunshine which is great, and then your city planner shows our temperatures in the mid 80s by 1:00 p.m. a warm lunch hour for you. then again our highs will range between 85 and 88 degrees. rosemary? >> all right. thank you, brittney. new from overnight we've learned the american red cross is helping two families forced out of their homes by a fire at an apartment building in philadelphia's bustleton neighborhood. this is video from just a few hours ago as crews work to get the blaze under control along haldeman avenue. one person is recovering from smoke inhalation at the hospital. our video also shows a firefighter receiving oxygen at the scene. he was not taken to the hospital and is said to be doing okay. residents we spoke to tell us that it was frightening to get up in the middle of the night to fire alarms going off. >> me and my wife, she looked in the hallway, saw smoke so we just got out. we have an alarm system. that went off.
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it's a terrible feeling. we tried to get the birds out. we have parrots. we tried to get them out but they're feeling horrible. >> they were able to get their parrots out of the building. the fire is contained to the storage area in the basement. ten apartments damaged by smoke. the fire marshall is trying to determine exactly what caused this fire. crews were certainly busy overnight. it took them about an hour to put this house fire out in kensington early this morning. the fire started on the first floor and spread to the second. there were people inside but nobody was hurt. investigators are now looking for the cause of this one. a bicyclist is in the hospital with some broken bones this morning after she was struck by a car overnight. "nbc 10" was on the scene at 22nd street in 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 say the driver did stay at the scene and was not arrested. let's head now to gloucester county where police are after a
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man whom they say tried to lure a young girl right through her bedroom window. police and neighbors in washington township were on alert while families at the washington way apartments are concerned about the suspect. he scared a little girl and her mother. here's what we know. this is the man they're after. he's depicted here. he acted out a parents' worst nightmare. police say he pushed open the 6-year-old's bedroom window and began talking to her. investigators believe the suspect may have snapped a photo of the little girl. he allegedly introduced himself as joe, told her he was a doctor and friend of her father's and made a promise that disturbed the child's mother. >> just trying to make her understand like, 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, that's why you don't see her face there. she says the man took off when he saw her arriving home from work. the mother informed police that she had seen him once before in the neighborhood.
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if you have any information on this case police 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 suspected 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 april. david's mother was hurt in that hit and run. surveillance video captured the moments after the deadly impact. coming up a little bit later on this morning at 9:00 you'll hear from david's grandmother who has some words for her grandson's alleged killer. today the fund-raiser for a fallen police officer continues 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 cafe where restaurant receipts and ticket sales from last night and tonight will benefit the sergeant's family. sergeant ali was a ten-year
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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 the tree. police are now looking at whether he may have fallen asleep at the wheel. happening now, they are off. runners are joining comedian and philadelphia native kevin hart for a 5k. "nbc 10's" monique braxton is live at the philadelphia museum of art where the race began just a short time ago. hey, monique. >> reporter: hey, rosemary. the runners got off about 8:30 this morning. they're coming in groups. they're being led by pacers. you can see they are all ages. this is part of the run with mikey club. kevin hart told us just a few moments ago that he would tweet outcome run with me and that led to the partnership with nike's run club. he told us he wanted to bring it home so this is the eighth city, philadelphia the eighth city where nike has come set up a
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tent, registered runners and they've been off for a 5k. the goal here is nobody will win the race today, it's just inspiration, motivation for folks to get out, get active, exercise and run. so for about an hour this morning people were warming up, grabbing their water and then just a few moments ago as rosemary said, the runners took off. and you could see that they are -- couldn't be more hyped. a perfect day for running. it isn't humid out here. it's nice. warm. and folks are representing several different foundations. some folks tell us that they're not here to raise money, they're just here to tell their friends that if you want to run, you can run. you can see that they're all ages in the crowd. little kids are here, school-aged children, their parents and even grandparents. we talked to kevin hart just before he led the runners in the 5k and we're going to have that for you throughout the next
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hour. live now from the art museum, monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." >> we'll look forward to that. thanks, monique. it is almost time to bugle up for the birds on "nbc 10." tonight we have the eagles and packers for you in a preseason game that's pretty much a dress rehearsal for the regular season. here's video of head coach chip kelly and his squad arriving in green bay yesterday. kelly has not committed yet to playing sam bradford tonight. if bradford stays out it could mean more playing time for tim tebow who's fighting for a roster spot. bradford told csn's john clark that he would love to play the entire first half. >> the biggest thing will be getting into a rhythm. obviously to play the one drive was great but it's nice to go on the field multiple times, establish that rhythm, come over, work on the communication with the line, with the receivers, talk about what we're seeing on the field. >> yeah. you hear eagles fans in green bay this weekend. these die hards greeted the birds as they checked into their
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hotel yesterday. you can catch tonight's game right here on "nbc 10." we are the official station of the philadelphia eagles. our pregame coverage starts at 7:30 this evening and then kickoff is at 8:00. we'll have complete post game coverage. we are tracking tropical storm erika that's caused death and destruction in the caribbean. next, where it's headed and what it could mean for u.s. coastal communities. it has been ten years since hurricane katrina slammed into the gulf coast. how the city of new orleans is different today because of the disaster.
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tropical storm erika is expected to weaken and could become a tropical depression a little bit later on today. right now it's heading towards cuba. tropical storm watches and warnings extend all the way up to the northwestern bahamas, but even if the storm does weaken, florida is still preparing for the worst. residents are stocking up on
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supplies and governor rick scott has declared a state of emergency. meteorologist brittney shipp has been tracking erika's path. fortunately for us, not affecting our weather, brittney. >> not affecting our weather. we are going to see beautiful conditions. but as we take a look outside right now, we are going to see plenty of sunshine for today. we want to show you the philadelphia art museum. that's where the kevin hart 5k race is happening this morning. i want to switch you over to the map and go over details on tropical storm erika. let's show you exactly where the storm is. it's just moved out of haiti and parts of the dominican republic. what we're seeing right now is sustained wind speeds of 40 miles an hour so it's still a tropical storm but barely. it's moving to the west northwest at 20 miles per hour. as we head into the rest of today and then into tonight, by sunday, 2:00 a.m., you'll notice that we'll start to see this tropical storm turning into a tropical depression because our wind speeds are going to drop down as it moves over land, but what happens as it starts to
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move back over the warmer waters, we'll watch it turn back into a tropical storm once again. we're keeping a close eye as we head into tuesday at 2:00 a.m. to see if it's going to affect florida, the coast of florida and what's going to happen as it continues to track to the north. so we'll go over all the details, keep a close eye on the track for you. i'll have more details on our weather here at homecoming up in my full forecast. rosemary. today people in louisiana and mississippi are remembering those who died in hurricane katrina. it was ten years ago on this day that the storm made landfall. hurricane katrina literally changed the face of the louisiana and mississippi gulf coast. nearly drowned the city of new orleans. 1800 people died. yesterday president george w. bush visited new orleans. >> crescent city has risen again and its best days lie ahead. >> in new orleans officials will lay wreaths as the hurricane memorial and the levy that
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ruptured in the lower ninth ward. the time is 8:41. next we'll meet a wednesday's child with a truly artistic side. and as we take a look at the center city skyline, plenty of sunshine and clear skies as our great stretch weather continues. find out how much we'll be warming up when brittfully ship returns after the break. we'll see the full first alert forecast.
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we are not the only country preparing for the pope. restoration crews are hard at work inside this cathedral in
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havana, cuba. pope francis will visit cuba in september. he's scheduled to hold an outdoor mass in revolution scare for the catholic's faithful. that's before the pontiff comes to the u.s. with less than a month to go before the pope arrives now is the time to download the "nbc 10 news" app. we have a link to road closures, transit service and all of the events happening that weekend. the "nbc 10" app is a free download for the smartphone and tablet. let's check in with this week's wednesday's child. she loves to paint and play sports. the one thing missing in her life is a forever family. "nbc 10's" tracy davidson introduces us to akisha. >> you're welcome to paint any pottery piece you'd like. >> reporter: she has a kind and thoughtful personality and she loves to express her creative side. she headed to busy bees in conshohocken to make a birthday present for a friend.
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>> the best thing about art is if you make a mistake it's not a mistake. >> akisha is a very playful, energetic young lady who loves to laugh. she loves arts and crafts. >> besides art this 10-year-old has several other passions. >> she is amazing at sports as well as academics. she's great in math and reading but she really, really loves sports. >> the fifth grader loves school and knows why it's so important. >> what i like about school is that you can learn and when you learn an education when you get older, you can learn how to take care of yourself. >> akisha is looking for the love and support that comes from a forever family. >> she would do best with a two-parent home who has one child or no other children so that she can get the attention that children her age need. >> akisha has a big heart that she's ready to share. >> what love mean to me is someone who cares for another person and it's meant to be.
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love looks like something that's meant to be for one another. >> akisha is wednesday's child. if you'd like to help make akisha's dream come true sponsored by the dave thompson foundation, go to our web site and search wednesday's child. call the national adoption center at 1-866-do-adopt. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. a warm weekend on tap for us. we had a mild end to your work week, but as we push into today and tomorrow things are warming up. in fact, we'll get so warm we are going to see a heat wave. it could potentially start on sunday and last all through next week. i'm also tracking tropical storm erika. i'll let you know exactly where it's heading. a closer look outside from philadelphia. a mild start with temperatures at 70 degrees.
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humidity at 65%. the air is calm and it will feel comfortable out. it's on the low side. 50s in alan town. cape may has warmed up nicely at 64 degrees. just a few high, thin clouds over the philadelphia area. a closer look throughout the rest of the region. in the mid 50s in the poconos. 59 degrees in alan town. 60 degrees in reading. mid 60s to start off in wilmington. 69 in washington township. low 60s in mount holly. along the shoreline we're seeing temperatures already in the 70s for beach haven. 72 degrees in lewis. 67 in dover. warming up nicely. 84 degrees is our average for this time of year. as we head into today, 87. take a look at what happens as we push into tomorrow. 90 degrees. things are warming up even more for us, about 6 degrees above average. we'll stay that way approaching into next week. satellite radar shot shows quiet conditions for us. high pressure in control. we will see plenty of sunshine
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not only today but to start tomorrow. we will see a few more clouds moving in as we push into tomorrow evening. you'll notice right around 5:00, 6:00 we have a slight chance to see a few sprinkles while the humidity and moisture is increasing. because of the wind direction we'll start pulling in more moisture from the south. as we go into monday we are going to see a few more clouds moving in but also our temperatures are going to stay nice and warm. closer look at tropical storm erika as it's going to continue to track closer to cuba. by 2:00 a.m. you'll notice the wind speeds will start to drop down. it will lose a little steam and become a tropical depression versus a tropical storm. regardless of the name it's still going to drop a lot of rainfall from cuba. then the next thing we're going to watch is as it heads into warmer waters, it will strengthen back into a tropical storm possibly. that's what the latest models suggest. we'll keep a close eye on floor darks fort myers stretching to tampa. you'll notice it veers to the
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right and heads to the north. that won't be until monday early morning heading into tuesday and wednesday so we have a few more days to firm up the details, but we are keeping a close eye on exactly where tropical storm erika is heading. rehoboth beach at 82 degrees. take a look at cape may at 83. atlantic city, nice, 81 degrees. beautiful day to head down the shore. temperatures will range between 85 and 88 today. sunny and warm. you'll notice the seven day forecast shows 90s are back and they're here to stay all through next week. temperatures will warm into the low to mid 90s by wednesday. >> certainly beautiful weather for a bike ride today. here is a live view of boathouse row. i'm sure plenty of people will be out there on kelly drive. a little bit later today across the river on the martin luther king drive, west river drive, it's going to be the annual silly naked bike ride. hundreds of cyclists will shed their clothes for a spin through the city.
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if you are participating, organizers are urging you to wear a helmet, to use sun block. make sure you lather up everywhere and bring bug repella repellant. new this morning from overseas, an arrest in the deadly bombing investigation in bangkok, thailand. what police are now revealing about the suspect.
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new this morning overseas, a man suspected in a deadly bombing in thailand earlier this month is now facing charges. police in bangkok arrested the suspect today at an apartment. they say they found ball bearings inside similar to those used in the blast. the explosion at the hindu shrine in a busy shopping district killed 20 people and wounded 100 others. we have some new video this morning of air raids against isis in iraq.
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the video released by the department of defense shows an isis armor truck exploding on thursday. it's part of a three-day effort in support of peshmerga forces in northern iraq. back here in the u.s. we have new information this morning. police say they are questioning a person of interest in the deadly shooting of a sheriff's deputy near houston. we've been following this since early today. 47-year-old deputy darren goforth was killed at a gas station. he was in uniform filling up his patrol car when police say a man came up behind him and shot him a number of times. the man police are talking to turned himself in. the sheriff is calling this an unprovoked execution style killing of a police officer. >> i have been in law enforcement 45 years. i don't recall another incident this cold blooded and cowardly. >> goforth was a ten-year veteran of the force. he was married and had two children. it was an outpouring of
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grief and support in roanoke, virginia, last night. the community gathered with co-workers to remember journalists alison parker and adam ward. both gunned down during a live tv report earlier this week. >> i would hope that my own kids would grow up to be like adam and alison. as terrible as this is, something good can come out of it. >> adam and alison's tv station colleagues thanked the community for showing so much support saying that it's meant a lot to them during this very difficult time. in our area in cape may county, two men are being haled heroes after they saved a 4-year-old girl who was at the bottom of a swimming pool yesterday. leila harper was not breathing when they pulled her from the water at echo farms campground in upper township. joe heffernan and ed reynolds revived leila with cpr and mouth to mouth resuscitation. the girl's grandmother was overcome with emotion.
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>> i can't say enough for them. they saved my granddaughter. they did. i mean, thank god they were here. i don't know, they're my unsung heroes right now. >> it turns out the men who saved leila are first responders. heffernan is a veteran of the delaware county sheriff's department. reynolds is a retired septa police officer. the time right now is 8:56. just under 70 degrees on this saturday. still ahead on "nbc 10 news today," runners are pounding the pavement in a 5k in philadelphia spearheaded by comedian and philadelphia native kevin hart. "nbc 10's" monique braxton is following the action. we'll check in with her in just a few minutes. brittney? i'm also tracking warmer temperatures as we head into the rest of the weekend. we'll push into the 90s by tomorrow, but today it's going to be a beautiful day at the shore. 83 degrees for cape may and temperatures closer to 85 to 88 for the city. your full forecast is coming up. (plays throughout)
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♪ sometimes, at last doesn't happen at first.
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♪ ♪ your dad just kissed my mom. ♪ turning two worlds into one takes love. ♪ helping protect that world takes state farm. this is "nbc 10 news." this morning a grieving family urges a hit-and-run suspect to turn himself in after the killing of a toddler in the spring. we'll have more on the new break in this case next.
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he's a philly native and he's behind a run that's wrapping up right now in philadelphia. you'll hear from comedian kevin hart about why he's spearheading the event coming up in a live report. take another look at the sunshine outside. blue skies looking good out there as we take a view over center city, philadelphia. enjoy the low humidity because it's not going to last forever. we are tracking a potential heat wave on the way for the work week. good morning. welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. 9:00 on this saturday. let's get a check on the weekend weather with first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. heading into today, plenty of sunshine. temperatures in the high 80s. by tomorrow we'll continue to see the temperatures warm so we'll head into the 90s. that could be the beginning of a heat wave that could last about six days so that's something i'm tracking for you. but currently it's a warm start. take a look at philadelphia. already in the mid 70s. 70 degrees in wilmington. 72 in dover. 73 in wildwood.
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temperatures at alan town 64 and pottstown 67. our radar shot shows nothing happening so that means plenty of sunshine for us. our temperatures will range between 58 and 88 degrees. southwesterly wind speeds 5 to 10 miles per hour. warmer than what we saw yesterday. it will warm up even more than this as we head into tomorrow. i'll go over more details in my next forecast in ten minutes. >> looking forward to it. thanks, brittney. new from overnight, the american red cross is helping about a dozen people who could be out of their homes for a week because of a fire. "nbc 10" is on the scene at the beachwood apartments in bustleton. firefighters responded around 3:45 this morning. crews say the flames were confined to a storage area in the basement. officials tell us that one person is being treated at the hospital for smoke inhalation, they're in good condition. one firefighter had to receive oxygen at the scene but is doing okay. smoke damaged ten apartment units in the apartment building in northeast philadelphia.
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in gloucester county police are after a man whom they say tried to lure a young girl right through her bedroom window. take a good look. the man depicted here acted out a parents' worst nightmare. he pushed open a 6-year-old's bedroom window at the washington way apartments and began talking to the girl. they believe he may have snapped a photo of the child. the mother says the man took off when he saw her arriving home from work. the mother informed police that she had seen him in the neighborhood before. if you have any information about the man or anything that has to do with this case, police 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. in west kensington in april. david's mother was hurt in that hit and run. surveillance video, as you can see, captured the moments right after the dead limb pact.
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upon learning about the warrant we did speak with david's grandmother. she had some words for her grandson's alleged killer. >> coward. i'm sorry. you're so young. you can come forward and say, you know what, i did wrong. i will never see my grandson at his first day of school. >> david is one of many victims affected by hit-and-run accidents every year in philadelphia. the 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. let's head now to camden where police want you to take a good look at this man in this surveillance video. he's wanted for a shooting that happened on august 16th. he ran from the scene. if you recognize him call camden police. this weekend a south jersey community is mourning the loss of a student and a teacher just before heading back to school. on thursday a driver hit and
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killed 29-year-old allyson mcginnis while she was jogging. mcginnis was a teacher at helen a. fort middle school. earlier one of mcginnis's students was in a car crash. she died just this past week. the district will have grief counselors available in the coming week at school. officials are planning a vigil for later on. happening now, runners are hitting the streets with comedian and philadelphia native kevin hart. "nbc 10's" monique braxton spoke with him just before the 5k began. hey, monique. >> reporter: hey, rosemary. kevin hart just told me he finished the 5k at 21:36. he was hoping to break back to 21 even. he's high fiving the runners, telling them way to go, baby, good run, keep it moving. you can see his children are here with him as well as his fiance. now there are two goals today. he had wanted to do a personal
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best. he had also wanted to draw attention to running. hart is known to tweet, come run with me, and thousands of people show up. well, that's exactly what happened today as he joined the nike's running club bringing the run to philadelphia. this is the eighth city. you see him moving through the crowd. he was standing in the footprints of rocky. now he's moving over to the apron of the art museum. now in the next half hour we're going to bring you a few comments from him and it's interesting what he has to say. he's very funny making philadelphia proud and all of this is a preview to his show tomorrow, what now tour, at the link. 53,000 people bought tickets. let's listen to kevin now. >> when i first started doing these spontaneous 5k runs it was just something i was doing authentically through social media. nike got wind of it and nike's
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like, what you're doing is amazing. you're motivating people. you're pushing people to do better, to simply be the best versions of themselves they possibly can. >> reporter: usually by now after runners complete a 5k they want to leave. they want to grab some water, some fruit, head home. sometimes they do a little dancing. no one wants to leave because they want to get a closeup shot of the comedian who has made philadelphia proud, kevin hart. we're going to have more of my one-on-one interview with him throughout the morning and definitely on as well as on our news app. live from the art museum, monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." >> looks like you're having fun out there. thanks, monique. we are counting down to another kickoff on "nbc 10" tonight. we have the eagles and packers for you in a preseason game that should be a final tune-up for the regulars. here's some video of head coach chip kelly and his squad
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arriving to green bay yesterday. he has not committed to play being sam bradford. somebody like tim tebow is fighting for a roster spot. you can watch tonight's game on "nbc 10." we are the official station of the philadelphia eagles. pregame coverage starts at 7:30 and kickoff is at 8:00. we'll also have complete post game coverage. still ahead, front-runners on the offensive. why donald trump is attacking a member of hillary clinton's staff and what clinton has to say about a possible battle with the donald. plus, he was in the dog house for a controversial tweet. now hear who's throwing her support behind former phillies pitcher curt schilling.
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here is a live look over center city. blue skies warming up to the mid 70s. we're going to get 10 degrees warmer, britt, into the 80s? >> that's right. our temperatures as we start off are mainly in the mid 70s in philadelphia. temperatures, 73 degrees in northeast philly. 73 in atlantic city and 72 in dover. temperatures in alan town at 64 degrees. let's show you the city planner. i know you're trying to plan your day. 84 degrees by 2:00 p.m. by 5:00 p.m., 85 degrees with plenty of sunshine. you'll notice our wind speeds stay light, humidity will stay down. it's really going to be a pretty nice start to the weekend.
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a little bit on the warm side in the city. towards the shore, 82 degrees today. moderate rip current risks. you do want to be careful heading into the water. by sunday, 83 degrees. warmer and a bit more humid. rosemary? >> thanks, brittney. you've heard of the goodyear blimps, right? you've seen them. they whoev they hover over sporting events. after 90 years they're heading to california to be deflated. they could be seeing the replacement air ships. it's not a blimp. it's a semirigid deridgible meaning it won't go flat when the helium is taken out. the company introduced the new fleet. they'll reach speeds of more than 70 miles an our. we are warming up. we'll have details after the break in the full first alert forecast, plus, the eagles have landed for their first road preseason game against the packers. how much time will the starting
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quarterback get? that's all next in sports.
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secret information with her husband, former new york congressman, anthony weiner. trump called weiner, quote, one of the great sleaze bags of our time, end quote. you may remember weiner resigned from congress in 2011 after sending explicit images of himself to women he met online. hillary clinton's campaign is denouncing trump's attack. yesterday in minneapolis clinton reminded fellow democrats about trump's remarks on women. >> trump actually said he would do a 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 also spoke at the dnc meeting in minneapolis. tomorrow on meet the president gop presidential candidate scott walker will be one of chuck todd's guests. "meet the press" comes your way sunday morning on "nbc 10." sarah palin is defending
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former philly curt schilling after his tweet comparing muslims to nazis. according to palin said espn is intolerant for suspending him. she made the statement on facebook. she accused espn of buying into the propaganda of isis and other terror organizations. chicago shared ton tuesday calling the tweet unacceptable. espn has also removed schilling from this weekend's sunday night baseball broadcast. a broadcast legend will be back in the baseball booth next season. vince scully plans to return for his 67th season with the dodgers. scully, by the way, is 87 years old. he started calling games dodgers in 1950 when they were in brooklyn. the hall-of-famer has called 25 world series, 12 all-star games and several no hitters and perfect games.
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i'm marshal harris from "comcast sportsnet." tonight it's the dress rehearsal for the eagles in green bay also known as preseason game number three. 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 -- say officially that sam bradford is playing. he wants to play more than the one series he did in the last game against the ravens. he led them on a touchdown drive but i'm sure he would love to play the entire first half. >> the biggest thing is getting into a rhythm. last week to play the one drive is great but it's nice to go on the field multiple times, establish that rhythm, come
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over, like you said, work on the communication, with the line and the receivers and what we're seeing on the field. when it gets to the regular season that's not something we're trying to work through. >> take a look, you have eagles fans supporting the eagles. but it doesn't look like the birds are going to be able to face aaron rodgers. it looks like the packers are going to hold him out after they lost their leading receiver, jordy nelson, to a torn acl. in apple ton, wisconsin, i'm john clark for "comcast sportsnet." 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 on the season with a win against the padres. his catcher cameron rupp a big reason why. he's homered in four of nolan's five starts. top of the fifth, nola freezing travis jankowski.
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he struck out six. bottom of the eighth, aaron alterr, the liner to right goes past a diving jankowski all the way to the wall for a triple. alterr the only philly on record to start his season with seven extra base hits. jeff rancor would come up in a pinch. if it's a nola start we're on cameron rupp alert. he does not disappoint. a three-run home run. phillies win 7-1. that's sports. i'm marshall harris from "comcast sportsnet." now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologisf brittney shipp. >> good morning. we have a warm day on tap for us. warmer than friday and as we head into tomorrow, it will get even warmer. so that could push us into a heat wave as we head into next week. i'm also tracking tropical storm erika and how it's going to affect florida. that's all coming up in about 30 seconds but right now a look outside. beautiful conditions for philadelphia. 75 degrees.
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lots of sunshine for us. ou humidity around 55%. nice and comfortable but warm. across the region 64 in mount pocono, 68 in mount holly. low 70s in atlantic city. 72 in millville. 72 degrees in dover and glassboro is at 71. our average for this time of year is 84 degrees. today we'll push into the high 80s. if you take a look at tomorrow we're all the way into the 90s. we're going to stay there once we get there tomorrow into next week. our satellite radar shot shows that we have quiet conditions, not even a whole lot of cloudiness to show you either. future cast shows us that we actually have high pressure in control. it will be another sunny start as we head into sunday. as we progress the model we'll see a few more clouds moving in closer to 4:00, 5:00. even the chance for a few isolated showers moving in. these are stray, short lived showers mainly for the poconos, parts of the lehigh valley and even moving into philadelphia
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right around 6:00, 7:00. we'll see more clearing as we head into the rest of the evening and then by monday we'll see a mix of sun and clouds as you head back to work. temperatures stay warm. we'll also see humid conditions. tropical storm erika is starting to push near cuba and it will continue to move to the west. as it goes over cuba it will get more disorganized, lose some of its power, turn into a tropical depression. as it finds its way out on warmer waters here we could see this restrengthening back to a tropical storm. so that's going to happen closer to monday at 2:00 a.m. we're going to watch florida closely to see what happens. right now the latest model shows just breezing by the coast closer to fort myers and also tampa and heading in closer to georgia. that's not going to be until tuesday heading into wednesday. so we're still a few days out. this is the cone of uncertainty here so you can see it gets wider as we go on through time because it's uncertain which
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path this tropical storm will take. this is something, again, we'll watch closely to see if it even turns back into a tropical storm, which direction it's going to go. as far as the beach and shores today, low 80s. 82 degrees. moderate risk of rip current. as we head into sunday, 83 degrees. warmer and humid for us but it's still going to be nice and comfortable countries down the shore. 77 will be the high. mid 80s in alan town. seven day forecast shows that as we head into today, 87 degrees. by tomorrow, 90 degrees and hot and then take a look at what happens next week. temperatures in the low to mid 90s. so if we see three straight days at 90 degrees we have a heat wave on our hands. i'll continue to track how long this heat wave is going to last.
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before we leave you this
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morning we do want to introduce you to a very special guest. rapunzel from the spca. thanks for being with us again. tell us about little rapunzel here. >> rapunzel came from a shelter just like sam. sam got adopted last week. she's fully vaccinated. she's 6 years old. she's ready to go to be adopted today. plus we're having an adoption event at the philadelphia union in the front. she'll be there from 5:00 to 7:00. we have give aways and we'll be ready to go. >> great. so, yeah, ppo park in chester tonight with the philly union. got a game at 7:00. you guys will be outside of the stadium. >> yes. >> folks don't have tickets, of course we encourage you to get tickets. if they don't have tickets they can show up and participate in the adoption event that's happening. >> there will be a lot of dogs and kittens there. >> rapunzel will be there? >> yes. >> you mentioned sam. this is a dog we had on last week with chas. sam you said came from a shelter
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in virginia, same place as rapunzel. sam got adopted. a lot of people said we saw sampson "nbc 10" and she was taken home. >> yes. >> one last thing as you mentioned. rapunzel, 6 years old. not a bad thing to have an older dog as a pet. >> she does do a little bit of tricks, too. >> you can can teach an old dog new tricks is what you're telling us? >> when we give her treats she goes on two feet. >> she's shy in the studio. that's going to do it for us. thank you, chas. >> thank you. >> i think we have the spca's information. we can pull it up 2678915-426-6300 in case you can't make it out to the event this weekend. let's check in with brittney shipp for one last look at weather. hey, britt. good morning. plenty of sunshine expected. temperatures will warm into the high 80s. by tomorrow we're into the 9 0s and we stay there. we have one final heat wave of the summer on tap for us.
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plenty of sunshine. today the humidity stays down. i'll track everything we need to know and we'll see you tomorrow. rosemary. >> that's going to do it for us this morning. i'm rosemary connors and for brittney shipp and everyone here, have a good one. we'll see you tomorrow. ♪
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