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alert radar, you see on the screen, means rain and it's going to be around for a while. just about 6:00 a.m. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. a wet tuesday. i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. i can't believe it's december. can you? >> i know. >> december. we're going to start off with some of the wet stuff. let's get to meteorologist bill henley. the forecast, hey, bill. >> we're starting off with warmer temperatures this morning. very undecember-like. rain is falling in south philadelphia so the wells fargo center. getting a little of rain but starting to taper off. you can see a few mots on the radar squeen. but that's a temporary dry out. there is more wet weather ahead. i don't want to lose it today. temperatures 59 in philadelphia. that's up in the last hour. look at the 50s in stout jersey and warmer than last hour in
pottstown and south philadelphia at 47 degrees. northeast philadelphia the airport 49. so good news. warmer, only rain out of this one. 55 degrees by 11:00. and 2:00 this afternoon, 56 degrees. we'll go through the forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington is watching traffic. >> right. just exactly a moment ago we had press officer move out of the way and allow traffic to move through here on wood laven road. we had the off ramp blocked off pretty much all morning. just had a police officer move out of the way. you can see moving through the area. no huge backup. we will keep monitoring this scene. a lot of accident scenes this morning on off ramps so. with the added rain and striply conditions take your time. we've seen several of team. another on route 55 southbound
at exit 50. the ramp is partly blocked. 95 is not doing too bad. we haven't had an increase in the drive times southbound from wood lafben to the vin street expressway. starting to slow a little. we'll see that in the next 10 to 15 minutes. >> we have this breaking. one man is in critical condition in southwest philadelphia after an argument inside a bar turned violent. happened near the corner of 64th and glenmore avenue. police say a 35-year-old man was shot multiple times. police have not made arrests. one person is in custody in north will will after a police officer was punched in the face. police responding to a shooting on fourth and west cambria street. one man was shot in the leg. as police were wrapping up two guys walked up and started yelling when an argue u. broke out.
one was arrested. and the gun was recovered. >> happening today a new legal team is taking over the investigation into the attorneyographic e-mail sent on state government computers. katy zachry is live at the national constitution center where kane plans to make the announcement. this is a big day for the ag. >> reporter: it is, and i reached out to attorney general kane's camp for more information about this announcement. here's what we know. we know that here later at the constitution center she will announce a team of special prosecutors to review some e-mail. some of those circulated among state employees and cane's team will identify additional people involved. this as the attorney jen's job is on the line. a state committee recommended she be removed from office. her law soont was suspend affidavit she was charged with
sergery and obstruction. for allegedly leaking information and flying about it under koth. those kane has denied and conditioned wrong doing. if i hear back from her camp in the next hour i'll clue you in what later we'll learn. katy zachry, nbc 10 use. >> two former city officials in allentown and reading plead guilty conspiracy charges, in a corruption scandal. the two both admitted to steering contracts to political donors. >> police are trying to figure out the motive behind a double murder and suicide. investigators say he shot two people in hat field. marshall's daughter and grandchild were there but not
hurt. >> shock. unbelievable. i couldn't believe it. this is a quiet neighborhood. we don't have this kind of stuff happen. they were quiet people. it wasn't like there was police activity there all the time. >> police have not released the victims' names because they are contacting the relatives. the son of dr. kermit goz snell going to jail in a term. he was sentenced to 1 to 2 years in prison for burglary and assault. he broke into a home, the homeowner shot him. >> from our jersey shore, moody's service says it expects more casinos could close because of a new wave of claiming planned. there are eight new casinos opening in the northeast in the next three years that includes one in south philadelphia. atlantic city casinos are
hurting. a wall street firm and some people we spoke with predict new wave of gambling could make ac casino goes bust. >> i believe the whole city might close down because people isn't going to be traveling as far. >> staying here and local it has been the om thing that brought me in. >> right now gaming remains shaky. >> tonight 76ers fans treated to a final appearance by lakers superstar and hometown athlete kobe bryant. >> it will be a big night. kobe will be retiring the end of the season. catching up with him last night, larry's steaks, you see him greeting fans and friends. it was a hope coming for the hoops star. we speak his high school head
coach who still leads. i've been in this a long time and have never stine a player like him. it was a great ride but i think it's a good ending and i don't think he leaves the game with any regrets. >> if you happen to be going to the wells fargo tonight, come early. to see a special pregame ceremony honoring kobe bryant. seven minutes after 6:00. wherever you go today don't forget your rain gear. umbrellas are going up. i'm tracking rain that is not just going to be here this morning but rain this afternoon, tonight and again tomorrow. a steady rain at times but we'll set some breaks. the biggest in time for the weekend. weekend sunshine is what we're tracking toward. 40s for philadelphia. 50s in atlantic city and 39
degrees in allentown. we will see that light rainfall taper off. in some areas it happened. getting more rainfall during the day. most of the rain will be light. what we won't see is sunshine. clouds will be here right on through the day, tonight and again tomorrow and then we'll get some breaks of sunshine thursday. today, the rain, and another round of rain that will move in for tonight and tomorrow so. stand by. dreary conditions, the steadiest rain is in delaware and south jersey, getting right rain and dover. temperatures will yim into the low 50s. you'll see on and off rain. at the shore a little warmer near 60 for ventnor city, cape nay 58, milford a high of 57.
on and off rain for wilmington, woodstown, 56, warmer in berlin, new jersey. the seven-day forecast to show you when the rain will come to an end when i'm back in 10 minutes. 6:09. we had more than our usual number of accidents at this time. suspect it might be the roads. >> jessica boyington has been talking about it. the accident in montgomery county. >> right. result of the bet roads. most of these are on off ramps so. watch for that before you head out the door. several of them this morning so that's right. around ridge pike one now in montgomery county. accessing the blue route. traffic allowed to move through but the ramp is blocked partly on the left-hand side as traffic squeezes by. if we check out the blue route we have no problems there. wet roads there obviously but all in the green we're seeing a little bit of an increase but okay southbound from the schoogle to 95 is 16 minutes.
in harrison township another office on 55 southbound around 322. >> it's 10 after 6. heartbreak and anger turns to pure joy. we'll tell you what the officerthat had this little boy smiling from ear to ear. >> i'm matt delucia live in south philadelphia. first black friday, then small business saturday, cyber monday, and now it is giving tuesday. coming up after the break we'll tell you how to make sure your dlal goes far. at enterprise, we guarantee it. head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the people who buy more vehicles than anyone... change your thinking about buying your next one.
jahlil okafor around philadelphia chances are you'll see him with his new body guard now. espn is reporting a security guard will accompany the 19-year-old wherever he goes. it's not out of the ordinary for nba players to have security guards. recently okafor has been in the headlines for making bad decisions like speeding and fighting. sunday afternoon he tweeted apologies for his bad behavior. today the v.a. medical center is hosting a discussion about veterans benefits. veterans, their families and elected leaders are instraight toed. organizers say the goal is to provide vets information about benefits and health care. today it's giving tuesday, follows black friday and cyber monday and the kickoff for the charitable season as we count down to christmas. matt delucia is live for us in south philadelphia. matt, it's a damp morning but not keeping people appears it
doesn't keep people from coming to donate. >> reporter: no. woo asked people to drop off food. they get out, drop it off and move on. hey, that's what people are doing this morning. you got a lot of dedication on this giving tuesday. just behind me people are donating food and other items this morning. here we have another vehicle coming in. but this is one way you can help out. a camp out for hunger, wmmr, but some food for thought. if you are planning to give today. new research says that between now and new year's day americans give 75 and $1100 billion to charity, a quarter of all the donations. billions are also donated to poorly run or fraudulent charities so do your homework before you give. charitynavigator can guide you to make sure your money goes a long way. i spoke with a few charities, the united way says that you don't have to donate money. you can donate time serving
meals or collecting books for children. i spoke to the salvation army, they tell me the holiday season is so big they even have volunteers throughout with the red kettles that you might see now and then and this year two anonbus donors will match gifts up to $13,000. >> we operate in many centers around here, shelters, recreational programs, and honestly would not be able to do that without the generosity of people in philadelphia. absolutely. especially this time of year. >> reporter: back out live again, the camp out for hunger, just getting everything ready out here. you can see the wet ground so we're getting a light rainfall out here now. as we mentioned people are still pulling in to donate. another way that charities try to help you help sthem by going high tech.
a lot with the option to donate on line or by text message through your cell phone. we have plenty of information how to do that and make sure that you are donating to the right causes for you and making sure that your donation goes as far as you want it to go. live in south philadelphia, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thank you. speaking of donations tracy and i load up storm force 10 heading down there in a couple of hours to make a donation. and for more ideas on ways to give this giving tuesday tap the "nbc 10 news" app or go to nbc10.com. >> police in tennessee found themselves in the holiday spirit during the thanksgiving weekend by helping a boy who had his x box stolen in a break-in. when police were investigating they asked 11-year-old if he was getting a new x box. his mom said they didn't have the money so the police department stepped in and got
him a new one. they were most impressed by him because he was more concerned about his mother than the stolen xbox. >> to be able to alleviate some of his stress just for that day and help their family at this time, christmas, it really was overwhelming. >> there is more, the officers also say the game store where they bought the xbox donated an extra controller. >> 6:18. roads are wet so be careful as you drive around. >> let's get you updated. jessica boyington is watching the roads. >> we're updating on the blue route around ridge pike, we had the ramp partly blocked. we're back in business there. doesn't mean there's not slippery conditions. a lot of accidents and now even a downed tree so a lot of weather-related problems. we're watching on 55 in harrison township around 322, exit 50,
that ramp is partly blocked due to an accident. no delays currently at the philadelphia international airport and mass transit is doing fine. another update when i come back in the next 10 minutes. >> a deadly snowstorm is taking aim at the upper midwest. >> 14 people were killed in severe weather over the weekend. this morning a brutal kaef of ice, freezing rain and snow is falling. police in minnesota recorded more than 100 car crashes since thanksgiving. some are waking up to more than 7 inches of snow there just this morning. and for kansas, the problem is ice. it's so bad people are asked to stay home. >> let's talk to meteorologist bill henley. same system but we're not getting this. >> hard to believe it's the same storm system. a huge storm but no, we'll not see that. we are getting the wet weather but the temperatures are warmer in our area compared to yesterday.
northeast philadelphia is up 14 degrees at 49 degrees. winds out of the east-northeast at 10 miles an hour. we've seen steady rain. you heard matt delucia, really light rain, a break but there is more lining up to the south. and there is the snow. the upper midwest and plains states. north dakota, south dakota and wisconsin, the snow is the coming down. we will not get the snow but there's more of this on the way for our area and that will arrive during the day today, tonight and tomorrow. 5:00 this afternoon we'll get some of the areas get a break from the rainfall but it's not going to last. the rain is back to start, light showers tomorrow morning. by tomorrow afternoon could see heavier downpours develop in delaware and south jersey. this line at 8:00 wednesday evening, moving through harrisburg, the tail end of the system that will sweep through.
cloudy skies, 50s this afternoon. on and off rainfall and the temperatures climb. tomorrow 60 degrees the high after a morning low of 49. rain, steady at times on wednesday. is out of here for thursday. gusty winds. won't get the snow but we'll feel the chill on saturday morning and friday morning in the 30s, in fact, sunday morning will be down to 32 degrees to start with. but look at the sunshine, friday, saturday, sunday and monday with temperatures that will all be above normal for this time of year. >> not bad at all. 6:21. the fight against isis could be changing, that shift could mean more u.s. boots on the ground. plus this. >> well, if you're ready for me i'm ready for you. >> democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton gets a political boost from a group of centers. r patients.
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good morning. jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we're watching empty roadways now in morristown, new jersey around nixon drive. they are wet, that's pretty much the story all morning, lots of accidents, i'm going to update you on some when i come back around 6:30. for now a check on today's rainy day with meteorologist bill henley. >> it is that, jessica. a live rainy view from cape may. 49 degrees at 6:25 here at nbc 10. we're seeing light rainfall, the clouds are going to stay with us through the day. the rain will taper off but it's steady across the entire jersey shore. with 0% financing for 60 months on 2015 f-150 and focus and 2016 fusion and escape. plus 1,000 dollars holiday bonus cash on 2015 focus and 2016 fusion and escape.
morning. here is a live look at the first alert radar. the rainfall will continue all day. >> and let's take a look outside. i believe that's a bridge. >> wet, wet and dreary. >> good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. let's find out more about the rain with meteorologist bill henley with his first alert forecast. >> it's steady but it has been light and we're seeing some areas getting a little bit of a break. still some rain but that's not all that impressive. the steady rain has been in new jersey, right along the coastline. from ocean county and cape may. light showers in delaware. even though parts of getting a break, see the wet weather to the southwest, that's destin forward the area as well. grab umbrella. 52 at 8:00.
11:00, 55. and 56 degrees, not a huge warm-up but it will be warmer than yesterday when we saw temperatures only in the upper 40s. we'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington has a look at your first alert traffic. >> and bill, we are out in the lehigh valley on 78, this is approaching route 100 where we do have an accident over here. you can see a backup behind that scene on the westbound side. some small gaper delay headed east for now but just a slow go as traffic squeezes by. the rest of the drive times okay. we're seeing some slowdowns in the normal spots, 95 from woodhaven to the vine. 25 minutes. the schuylkill eastbound slowing about five minutes from the blue route to the vine street expressway. no problems right now and that scene is out of the way. in medford, watch for 206 blocked from willow grove road and to a downed tree. a lot of weather-related
problems. it's 6:30. pennsylvania's attorney general will be in philadelphia to make an announcement about the pornographic e-mail investigation. katy zachry is live in old city with what we can expect. what do we know about this? >> reporter: we know the attorney general will be announcing a new legal team made up of special prosecutors who will be reviewing racially charged offensive e-mails and pinpointing who else was involved. here is video of some of the e-mails. we had to blur them out because of the explicit nature. michael eakin is accused by kane's camp of circulating the e-mai e-mails. her team will review the e-mails that kane calls homophobic and religiously offensive. last week a state senate committee recommended that she be removed from office. this after her law license was
stripped from her after she was charged the perjury this summer. she does deny wrong doing. we have reached out for more information on this special team of prosecutors. we have not yet heard back. katy zachry, "nbc 10 news." >> lawmakers in ksh are meeting to discuss how to take down isis. "usa today" reporting that the pentagon is considering deploying more troops in syria. the defense secretary ashton carter is expected to testify in front of the committee, this comes after the pentagon's announcement to send 50 commandos to northern syria to help advise forces battling isis. the move could potentially require more forces to support those commandos. syrian refugees continue to seek
shelter in new jersey despite the governor christie saying he opposes the measure. some local coalitions are taking a stand against the governor's decision and privately funding shelters for refugee families. governor christie said he would close new jersey to syrian refugees out of concern that isis militants could slip in. the front of political refugees from cuba says he disagrees. >> new jersey has always been a welcoming state. it's rebleat stories of an immigrant past and present and it will continue to be so regardless of what the governor is saying. >> it's 6:33. hitting polluters hard with taxes and sanctions. that's one of the ideas world leaders are promoting at the global climate change summit in paris. president obama and leaders from 150 countries are trying to come
up with a binding dpraemt on reducing carbon emissionings. they met with leaders of china and india. smog is choking the capitals. that type of pollution is warming the planet leading to rising sea levels, melting glaciers and extreme weather. >> merge countryings, abandon cities, fields that no longer grow. political disruption to trigger new conflict. >> this problem doesn't go away and we can't negotiate with the atmosphere so we have to find other approaches. >> thousands will stay for two weeks to work out dough tails if a deal is reached. we want to show you more of the solution in beijing at a record level now, 35 times the safety amount. citizens are wearing masks. traffic is jammed because drivers are slowing down in fog-like conditions.
>> pennsylvania lawmakers could reach a budget deal by the end of this week according to governor tom wolf. pennsylvania is five months into a budget impasse. the main sticking point, taxes. the framework great. between the first term democratic govern and the republican controlled legislature nearly collapsed. increasing the sales tax to cut school property taxes lacks support. the governor told jim rose an field the plan will come together through kprom miz. >> this is a democracy. i don't get just because i said i want it or some wanted it, that doesn't mean you get it. you have to associate, you have to work with the folks. the other folks in harrisburg who have been elected. the result of people between different parties. >> nbc 10 reached out for a response to wolf's comments. so far we have not heard back.
safer streets, housing, schools, those are some of the things that philadelphia's next mayor talked about last night. if you didn't get a chance to go to this town all meeting there is another hoon continue someone asked how he plans on increasing high squault schools? >> the city of philadelphia delivers services in many departments, many parts of the city. schools can be and will be the center of the universe when it comes to delivery of service. >> again another meeting tonight at 7:30 at south high school, philadelphia, there's also meetings on thursday and friday, we have information about when and where they are happening on nbc 10.com. >> happening today the allentown police department will welcome a new watch of officers. the layer and police chief will swear in the officers and award them their badgings.
>> 6:37. it's a rainy morning, so far. i'm tracking rain that will be on and off during the rain. periods of rain that continue even into tomorrow. but this weekend we're on track for and sunshine. glad clouds, the rain is falling but the temperature halfback climbing overnight. 50 in philadelphia, millville with rain is at 53. look at the dreary scene from south philadelphia, 95 from the sports complex there. a rainy day today, and clouds all day long. each though we'll get breaks in the rain, no breaks in the clouds, not until thursday. so a couple days of rain and the steady rain will continue in our area tonight and tomorrow. the forecast calling for this to fuel at times the rain will be tapering off. that is a temporary situation.
the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood is calling for a warmer day than yesterday. but the rain will be falling. 51 degrees in allentown and quakertown, reading up to 52, are periods of rain for doylestown, trenton and mount holly. upper 50s from atlantic city to rehoboth beach. on and off rain, philadelphia, 56 degrees. there is drier weather on the way. the tail end of this storm when i'm back in ten minutes. >> 6:38. it's wet. got to be careful on the on tramps and exit ramps. >> let's check the vine street expressway. >> starting to see a little bit of delays, right around 24th street so. if you are exiting off right here getting to the schuylkill. to see delays everything still
moving. three minutes westbound from 95 to this point around the schuylkill expressway, not a fuj delay but something to watch for. we are starting to see delays on 422, up to 18 minutes so adding 10 minutes for the morning eastbound from 29 to the schuylkill. we are starting to see delays up to 34 minutes due to low visibility and low ceilings. make sure you check before you go. some departing flights may be affected as well. >> thank you. this south jersey man is taking the season of giving to a different people. it started with a craigslist ad. a montgomery county athlete is in the national spotlight. we'll introduce you to the 15-year-old making waves and why supports illustrated is taking notice.
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it's 6:43. decision 2016. the biggest batch yet of hillary clinton e-mails are out there for the public. the state department released nearly 8,000 pages, the largest release yet from the personal account of the democratic front-runner for. officials said most of the e-mails were sent and received in 2012 and 2013 when clinton was secretary of state. officials released no details about any of those messages. >> i'm so excited. because from george washington to barack obama it is ridiculous there has never been a female president before. >> that's a new video from the clinton camp called 44 boys is too many. now the clinton's bid to become the first women president. clinton debuted it yesterday at a fund-raiser. >> if you are ready for me i'm
ready for you. >> at that fund-raiser clinton picked up top endorsements, 13 of 14 women in the u.s. senate backed clinton. the only holdout, massachusetts senator liz warren who did not attend. >> in decision 2016, donald trump is taking heat for what he is saying and doing on social media. yesterday the republican presidential front-runner took aim at chris christie on twitter, said how is chris christie running the state of new jersey when he is spending his time in new hampshire. new jerseyans not happy. trump took a shot at president obama releasing this video on instagra instagram. watch. >> a bunch of killers. with good social media. thanks obama. >> trump's video shows the president seemingly more concerned with selfies than attacks from isis. the white house has not
responded. >> this morning rahm emanuel will announce a new accountability task force to help build trust between police departments and the community. the announcement comes a day after the police officer accused of murdering a teenager posted bail, this was the scene last night as officer van dyke walked out of jail. van dyke is charged with first-degree murder, police say he shot 17-year-old laquan mcdonald more than a dozen times. authorities recently released the dash cam video of the shooting. van dyke's next hearing is set for december 18. >> and in a related story, federal authorities arrested and charged an engineering student with making an online threat that shut down the university of chicago yesterday. the student threatened to kill 16 students and staff in response to the shooting of mcdonald. he is expected to be released to the custody of his mother later today. >> story that angered so many people. >> now a woman who posted picture of her dog with its
mouth taped shut is facing charges. the images of the dog with duct tape across the mouth post bid a woman in north carolina friday and within 24 hours the post was shared hundreds of thousands of times from as far away as australia. police charged the woman with cruelty to animals, facing a fine and up to 150 days in jail. she still has the dog, though, police say the dog has all of its shots, is spayed, micro chipped, and generally well cared for. >> happening today at the hospital of the university of pennsylvania, a camden county man is giving the ultimate gift to a total stranger. and it started on craigslist. we told you this amazing story a few weeks ago. glenn from berlin was looking for construction materials on craigslist when he saw a post looking for a kidney donor. his wife died from kidney failure so he responded to the post and today is going into surgery to give a kidney to nina, a woman from egg harbor, who he didn't know a few months
ago. ♪ >> you might remember him as the boy with the golden voice. well, bobby hill sang this incredible solo for pope francis during his visit to philadelphia in september and he was right back at it last night. take a look. ♪ bobby sang at the tree lighting and this morning he is flying out to los angeles to be named one of "ebony" magazine's power 100. >> it's such an honor and so humbling to be on a list with all of those great performers and people. it's great. it makes me happy to know that my voice can help other pep and it's just i didn't -- i mean i don't feel like i'm doing that much but to know it helps other
people it's a great feeling. >> so incredibly humble along with that voice. others who made the list, john legend, prince, lester holt, jada pinkett smith. and there are more performances, with the philadelphia orchestra in january. >> the count is in. the john debella turkey drop, 9400 turkeys. the event is the largest one-day food drive in philadelphia. it featured john debella doing the live broadcasts while asking for donations. all of the turkeys go to families in need of a holiday meal. >> it's a moment a local mother will never forget. >> janea brown was able to call out her daughter's name knowing that the 2-year-old could hear her with the help of cochlear implants. ava.
>> that was the moment when ava's implants were turned on. she was born with a slight ability to hear but was completely deaf by 8 months old. her mother tells us that she wanted to give her daughter a chance to live in a hearing world. >> it's a lot. i'm a singer so just to know she will be able to hear is just amazing. ♪ mommy loves you >> how sweet is that. brown says she expected her daughter to react more strongly to her sudden ability to hear. she says even doctors expected a bigger reaction but ava took it in her own way with wide eyed amazement. she begins therapy to start learning to talk next week. a surprise for young patients inside children's hospital in texas. window washers dressed as batman, captain america and superman made for great entertainment for children.
the window washers thought they could brighten their day. >> a local teen is featured on the cover of "sports illustrated" kids as sports kid of the year. this is reese witley chosen from thousands of young athletes, he is an olympic hopeful from montgomery county. we caught up with him yesterday at school. he says he found out he won the award weeks before the magazine was even published. the swimmer and his mom had a difference of opinion about how to handle the secret. >> i don't think it was -- what? >> extremely difficult for him to keep it quiet. >> i think i was fine. i think representing the sport as best as i can is something that i'll stay focused on. >> he is seated in this interview so you can't appreciate that reese is 6'8". probably gives him an advantage
over other competitors. he holds records for the 100 and 200 meter breast stroke in his age group. it's the second year in a row a young athlete from the philly area adorned the cover. last year mo'ne davis, she's the first girl to earn a win and pitch a shutout in little league world series history. >> at 6'8" the low clouds we have mo morning might be a problem for him. we had very low clouds over center city. no problem though fog looking across the delaware but the clouds are producing rain and you'll see that low cloudiness with reduced visibility for much of the rest of the area. the good news it's warmer than yesterday. 13 degrees warmer in philadelphia. we're at 50 degrees, in fact, it's been warming up even before sun rise. the sun is just about to come up. we'll not see it. you can see the rain on the lenses, the view from the nbc 10
studios. on and off rainfall today. as far as the visibility is concerned, low clouds in the pocono mountains and blue bell. nothing too serious here, shouldn't slow anybody down but it is a murky morning across delaware and south jersey. georgetown visibility and cape may down to 3 miles. a little bit of light rain in philadelphia. we're getting a break for parts of the area but not at the shore. cape may, atlantic city, the new jersey coast line where the steadiest rainfall has been. even though you may be getting a break in the rain, see what's lingering to the southwest, that's going to be coming at us for later today, tonight and tomorrow. cloudy skies, a rainy day, 50 this is afternoon. that's a big improvement up by about 10 degrees. the warming trend continues, 60 tomorrow, then the rain ends and so does that mild weather. a few clouds, 51 the high. on thursday, sunshine is back. only friday, after a cold morning we'll be in the low 50s
friday, a little warmer for saturday and sunday. sunday afternoon, 56 degrees. and plenty of sunshine again on monday. >> timing of the weekend sunshine looks perfect. let's get you to work. you might want to plan for extra time. >> got the schuylkill behind you there, jessica. it's a little slow. >> a little slow. a stand still. this is westbound around city avenue, you can see all traffic completely krouling, not even an accident scene. when you head out the door. westbound to the blue route at a half hour right now. and that's heavy for this time of morning. right now we're in medford and also watching a downed tree on 206 blocking between willow grove road and sports neck road. so completely blocked there and directing traffic around the scene. in new jersey a little bit of
slow speeds also on the 42 northbound from 55 to the walt whitman bridge. you can see slow, we're pretty much seeing that everywhere and delays at the philadelphia international airport of 34 minutes due to low visibility. >> coming up i'll explain how embattled pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane is going to make an announcement that could deflect from her own legal problems.
made up of special prosecutors focused on the pornographic e-mail scandal that rocked some pennsylvania state offices. state supreme court justice michael eakin is accused of being one of the individuals who circulated the offensive e-mails. this team that kane is announcing later this morning will try and pinpoint more individuals involved. reporting from old city, katy zachry, "nbc 10 news." >> reporter: i'm matt delucia live in south philadelphia on this giving tuesday. we're out here at the camp out for hunger wmmr, it's a wet morning here but a lot of people are doing some good and donating nonperishable food items at xfinity live. braving the rain like all of us, no matter what charity you donate to it's important to do research. we have information on nbc10.com. live in south philadelphia, matt delucia, "nbc 10 news."
and i'm jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we're seeing slippery conditions and a lot of backup. on 95 around girard avenue. you see the southbound drive time from woodhaven to the vine street expressway is only a delay. 34 minutes because of rain. we don't have accidents there so give yourself extra time. the schuylkill expressway is a mess. right through the conshohocken curve a string of red, a lot of problems on the off ramps so watch out and give yourself extra 15 minutes before you head out the door. >> it's a dreary morning, the rain is coming down, that's a live view at cape may where cape may seeing the steadiest rainfall, we're seeing showers in philadelphia, breaks in that rainfall but not at the shore. more streaming into the area and look to the southwest, that is in store for us later today, tonight and tomorrow. grab the umbrella and plan on some dreary weather right on through the day. good news is temperatures will
be in the 50s. >> that's good. >> thank you, bill. the "today" show is up next. good morning. tough job. president obama creates a new top position. a white house official whose sole job it is to take on iies, but is it too little too late as world leaders gather in paris under unprecedented security looking for a breakthrough on anotr global threat. countdown to iowa. the first votes in the presidential race two votes out. >> if you're ready for me, i'm ready for you. >> hillary clinton rallies with democratic female senators with one noticeable absence and donald trump joking sheso popular he should charge to appear in the next debate. >> i won't do the debate unless they pay me $5 million, all of which money goes to the wounded