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♪ ♪ nbc 10 news starts now. >> right now at 11:00, a christmas to remember. we're tracking rain still on the radar and record temperatures. good evening everyone and merry
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christmas. heavy down pours pounded parts of south jersey. drivers had to deal with serious ponding on the roads. this is a live look at center city from our view across the river in camden. . here's a live look at i 95 tonight from our wells fargo camera. a lot of people heading home after spending the holiday with family. and glen. it looks a whole lot better than it did a few hours ago. that rain has moved out. we have. >> areas of fog now p. the roads of course are still wet but we set another record high temperature third in a row, we set it on wednesday, we got one thursday, today we tied the record with 68 degrees but nowhere near that during the day tomorrow and then we may set
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another record on sunday. 62 in philadelphia and in the 50s north and west. we don't see very much on the live radar anymore. a few sprinkles in new jersey but we did see really heavy rain in northern delaware and south jersey earlier this evening. now we wait for the next area that's going to be moving up and looks like it's possible it could effect the eagles game by tomorrow night . i don't think the fog is going to be much of an issue in the morning but the rain will be and more record warmth. we'll get into the details on both in a few minutes. well, what a day to enjoy all of those christmas presents outside. drew smith talk would folks
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spending the rainy but warm holiday in philadelphia. >> reporter: fog obscured some of the sky line tonight but one thing stuck out, the scroll showing christmas temperatures in the 60s. >> i love it. it's not snowing, it's not cold, no jacket. sfwlr >> reporter: this movie theater had the air conditioning on. >> it's christmas day. so, the movies are a perfect option. >> reporter: before the heavy rain moved in, people tried their new year's resolution early, exercise. >> it's nice on christmas to do something noncommercial and outside. >> reporter: at the art museum people went up the steps to get a look at the tree. and he's visiting the city and the rain didn't stop him from snapping some pictures.
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>> i was expecting it to be cold out and i will take this weather. it's not bad. >> reporter: even if you wanted to get festive and skate at the rink, you couldn't do that, it's too warm. >> i'm sorry it's not going to snow today. so i had to convince her santa was still going to come. >> reporter: thougnot the typic christmas scenery but most people told us it's not dampening their holiday spirit. >> hard to imagine we're less than a week away from new year's with temperatures in the 60s. and the rink will be the place to be on new year's. you can catch the huge fireworks display right here on nbc 10. before the rain, people got to enjoy a record warm
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christmas. these are hardly typical winter sites. the moon is full tonight and it's the first time we've had a full moon on christmas since 1977 and won't happen again for anther 19 years and many of us will have to wait that long to see a christmas moon because it's hard to see in our area because of the fog. and thousands of people are in need every single today. today, they served up not just a hot meal but had a surprise for children. and here the story from west philadelphia. >> reporter: ministries are spreading joy to families all across the city. >> while we're here tonight, there's a whole other group in center city doing the same
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thing. >> reporter: they're here for a turkey dinner and two special gifts. >> what did you get? >> a train set. >> reporter: but 12-year-old howard is letting the anticipation build up. >> i don't want to spoil my surprise. i don't want to open it now. >> reporter: after being out of work for almost two years, he got a job and giving him even more to celebrate. >> what's extraabout it is i'm working again and i'm glad to be able to go out there and do something positive . >> they're trying to figure out how do i pay my rent? how to i put clothes on their back? >> reporter: but if it's only for one moment, joy is their only concern. ♪ this is just one day chosen 300 ministries served 160,000 meals
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each year. nbc 10 news. thousands of people came out to watch a christmas day tradition. a reenactment of george washington crossing the delaware. some even showed up to washington crossing state park in shorts for the event that is now in its 63rd year. it's an annual tradition for some families, braving cold and snow, but of course not this year. >> scarf, mittens, hat, bundled up and boots and we'd have to get through the snow and usually ice and it was freezing. >> reporter: some peopleal told us they had stayed away in years past because of the cold. thousand of catholics marked this holy day at the vatican where they listened to the pope's christmas address.
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spread mercy in a world torn by war. pope francis touched on that theme today while speaking to crowd under heavy security at st. petersburg square. he also issued consolation to christians being persecuted for their faith. ♪ archbishop charles and local catholics celebrated christmas mass at the cathedral besiasili at saint peters. kate may coast guard recruits far away from home enjoyed a christmas dinner and phone calls with family in mill vill comberland county. they hosted a dinner for more than 70 recruits over 500 -- 50 volunteers showed up to cook and serve food. buses and most of the food were
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donated. at&t donated phones so the recruits from all over the country could call home. >> we're hoping that they just enjoy their christmas because they're away from their families. >> this is the first year that they have hosted christmas dinner. they're hoping to make it an annual tradition. u.s. troops spent another christmas fighter for our freedom overseas. troops in kuwait are providing support in the battle against isis. taking care of those who served our country. nbc 10 in center city as a local charity handed out christmas meals, coats to veterans that would otherwise be spending the loll day by themselves. >> when you have an organization like the veteran's group where it's organized to help veteran.
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>> they helped people staying on the streets and in rescue missions. a 102-year-old world war ii veteran gives christmas cash to folks at a homeless shelter the salvation army. he says it tradition started when his wife passed away. >> first year after my wife died, i drove around the city and saw the people coming out of these homeless shelters, no place to go, no place to celebrate, no money, no friends and i said, i want to do what i can to cheer them up a little bit. >> and he is doing that. back here at home a philadelphia museum gave local families a chance to get together for kid, fun friendly activities. the national museum of american jewish history on independence
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mall held its annual being blank at christmas event. they wanted to give people a an opportunity to get together and enjoy muse,ic, arts and crafts and face painting. >> i'm proud of them to be a hub for the community regardless of what people observe or celebr e celebrate. >> they had a chance to mold clay into doves as a universal symbol of peace. members of the synagogue baked the treats for fair fieters and cops working on christmas day. members of the congregation spent the last two days baking over 500 cookies as a way to say thanks. one local family decided to devote their entire christmas to making the holiday brighter for others. instead of exchanging gifts, the fam ail of camden fire marshal
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morris, chose tospend the day delivering presents to kids and families staying that ronald mcdonald house of southern new jersey. >> why not give back to those less fortunate to spend christmas with their families. >> she was inspired to spend her holiday at the ronald mcdonald house after doing an inspection there. tonight, how a new jersey husband man lkaged to get his wedding ring back. and steve's holiday message goes viral after his miss universe mess up. and the rain is going to stick around and is it going to rang for
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. columbia. i have to apologize.
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the first runner up is columbia. [ applause ] >> remember this major mistake last weekend with miss columbia and miss philippines. steve harvey announced the wrong contestant won the miss universe pageant. the comedian and talk show host is actually the poking fun at himself. this is what he tweeted out today. merry easter y'all. it's now been retweeted 190,000 times. a new jersey man has been reunited with a precious object that was lost at the bottom of the atlantic ocean. he was off fishing earlier this month when he went to pull up anchor, that's when his wedding ring somehow slipped off and fell into the water, so as these photos, he asked salvage diver,
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mark thompson to help find it, forty-four day four days later, he used gps to bring him where the spot was lost and it only took him forty-four minutes to find it resting on a rock and his wife calls it a christmas miracle. giving christmas love in love park. staff and students from the west philadelphia achievement charter school gathered there to serve soup to those less fortunate and handed out blankets, coats and bags of toiltries. ♪ well, many people in alabama are spending this christmas night cleaning up after a tornado caused furious damage in birmingham. the twister touched down around 6:00 p.m. our time. and destroyed three homes and sent one person to the hospital
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with minor injuries. at least sge15 people died from tornados this week. the biggest christmas dw gigift relief supplies. they're donating food, and some toys. >> i've had numerous churches open up their doors and let people stay the night. everybody's just pitched in really well and i'm really proud of this community. >> the weather channel's jim n cantori tweeted out this where the cross still stands among the rubble. and your first alert weather with chief meteorologist glen hurricane schwartz. and one of the ingredients that led to all these unusual tornados this time of the year and some of them really strong and lasted an incredible amount
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of time for this time of year. we've had record highs third day in a row across these parts of the area. it's definitely going to be cold this saturday. no record highs for saturday. and record warmth coming back on sunday. that looks to be a good bet because our record is only 64. and the official high for tomorrow is going to curve just after midnight tonight. humidity is high and there's fog in the area. temperatures in the mid-50s, 61, atlantic city. atlantic city set a record today as well. 71 degrees. in atlantic city. at the airport, that was the biggest record that we got. 71 there. we also beat a record in mount pocono, 63 degrees. tied the record in philadelphia of 68 degrees.
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well, we have the rain coming across the area. this is 5:15 this afternoon. we had this band east to west and everything was going right along that same line and so that meant some parts in the area kept getting the heaviest rain over and over again. it's pretty much cleared out now but we're left with this band of some very heavy rain. the estimates of the rainfall from smurnau, delaware to bridge stn, new jersey, three to four inches of rain locally. there was localized flooding and there's more on the way. down south, this is the next system coming up and it could potentially effect the eagles rain. i don't expect heavy rain but there is a chance of light rain
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any time before during or after the game. so, take your rain gear with you. temperatures may actually rise a little bit during the game, which is unusual. and go through the night tonight, the temperatures drop to near 50 degrees and then look what happens during the day. now when you wake up, it's not going to be that cold but i'mit warm up tomorrow, hardly a single degree. and into the evening, we have this patchy light rain around, as you can see and temperature still going nowhere. until sunday when it really goes up again. so, the patchy fog's going to be lifting as the cooler air comes in. not cold, 52 for the low and that's as high as it's going to get to. cloudy, colder, a chance of a light rain, especially towards the evening and then sunday, record warmth comes in.
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much colder on monday. we got a storm on tuesday with heavy rain. could potentially start a sleet north and west. and then we're cooler over the week but not cold until new year's day. >> i'm ron burke and coming up in sports, the eagles could be missing two key players on defense against the redkeskins. and tom bradford talks about here in vineland, new jersey where progresso light soups are made, we'll never give up our cheddar, our cream, and especially our bacon. so we figured out a way to add rich ingredients like this
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into 22 light soups, all with 100 calories or less per serving. so if you want to eat light and not give up rich flavor, do what we do...make it progresso.
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♪ this is sports desk brought to you by xfinity, x 1 from xfinity will change the way you experience tv. >> eagles playoff hopes on the line tomorrow night against the redskins.
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bradford hasn't played since froo five years ago. >> you got to try to channel them and use them as good energy obviously, everyone's going to be excited p. . i think you have to channel all of that energy and channel it into focusing and playing as hard as you can. >> quarterback byron maxwell has not practishes all week and is questionable. defensive tackle beny logan also questionable with a calf injury. bo allen would make his first nfl start if he's not available. >> you never know whether or not you're going to get your first start. i guess you just got to prepare every day like you're not a back up. so, i don't see myself as green
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by any means. >> join us tomorrow at 7:00. john clark is your host and he'll be back after the game for game day final. nbc 10 is your official station of the philadelphia eagles. the flyers are off until they visit the ducks. and cavaliers and warriors on christmas day. nba finals rematch, curry sustained a foot injury in the first half but did return. and lebron with the dunk. 25 for james, lead down to three. curry drives and gets the lay up to fall. he had 19.7 assists. the warriors won 89-83 and are now 28-1. the heat now hosting the pelicans. and end of regulation. davis to give new orleans the win, he misses everything. over time was all about miami.
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94 94-88. both marks are nba best. the fans want kobe bryant to play in one more all star game. he has more votes than lebron jams and kevin durant combines. that's sports. here in vineland, new jersey, home of progresso, we love all kinds of chicken soups... but just one kind of chicken. it's white breast meat chicken every time. because white breast meat chicken releases its flavor into the broth and absorbs more flavor from it.
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and in vineland, it's all about flavor so if you're not going to make your own chicken soup tonight, do what we do...make it progresso.
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actually had to turn the air conditioning on in the car today. >> and it's still pretty warm out there. it's still in the 60s in most of the area. it's going to be kind of mild when you get up. the low for saturday is 52 and the high is 52. the temperature is going nowhere tomorrow. so, it will feel a little chi chillier and then it goes way up on sunday. there and a chance of light rain for the eagles game. of course, we'll have updates on that during the day tomorrow and then temperatures back to the 50s and that's still close to 10
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degrees above normal. >> 71 and 50s. thank you so much for being with us us. i'm ted green burg. merry christmas. er for r
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