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right now at 6:00, countdown to game time. the villanova wildcats are just hours away from the final four and we are live in houston with a preview of the action. plus, mall kidnapping aftermath as police try to figure out why someone would steal a baby, we're looking into why it took so long for some people to receive the amber alert. and this morning we're
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tracking some showers out there. you see that green on the first alert radar. heavy winds are on the way and winterlike temperatures will be making a comeback. good morning. welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. it's just after 6:00 on this saturday. meteorologist karen thomas is tracking that change in the forecast and it felt like spring for a couple of days. >> right. not going to be that way in the week ahead. >> did you enjoy yesterday? >> i did. it was great. >> unbelievable. close to 80 degrees in most parts of our region yesterday. and, boy, what a difference a few hours is going to make when we get to overnight tonight into early tomorrow because the temperatures are going to just take a dive. we're not doing too badly in terms of temperatures. scattered showers in and around the area. if you're dry right now, that may not be the scenario for cape may county because showers are on radar moving through. 60 degrees, close to 60 in
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philadelphia. 56 in mt. holly and along the shoreline, temperatures mainly in the mid to upper 50s close to 60 in dover, delaware. enjoy that while we have it because winds will continue to increase as we move on through our day today and becoming dangerously strong overnight tonight into early tomorrow so for the areas you see shaded here, you can expect a high wind warning to go into effect tonight at midnight and no kidding around. look at these winds. winds out of the northwest sustained 25 to 35 miles per hour and then potential gusts up to 60 miles per hour. that has potential for damage there. so you're going to want to baton down the hatches saturday night into sunday. >> thanks for that, karen. new from overnight, smashed wreckage is all that's left after a car hit a pole on main street in red hill, montgomery county. this happened just after 12:30 this morning. pennsylvania state police were on the scene. we're still working to get some more information about exactly
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what happened here, what led up to the crash and what's become of the person who was inside that car. this morning we are hearing from the mother of the baby who was kidnapped from the king of prussia mall earlier this week. 6 week old ahsir simmons is back in his mother's arms. the woman abducted the child from the food court at the mall on thursday. >> why my child? why anybody's child? how could you do something so hurtful and evil? >> the suspect cherie amoore is the daughter of a pennsylvania republican party leader. amo amoore brought the baby from the mall to at th nearby holeme. police are checking into her
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medical records. authorities are holding amoore on half a million dollars cash bail for several felony charges including kidnapping. her preliminary hearing is scheduled for later this month on april 15th. now, after the kidnapping, it took some people about four hours to receive the official amber alert. nbc 10's monique braxton is following that part of the story from the digital operation center. fill us in, monique. >> what we're learning is it's a three-step process to get phone alerts to your phone in pennsylvania. the first step is that local police must notify state police and then state police notify the national center for missing children. then that group pushes out the alerts from washington d.c. upper marion's police chief says his department did what it needed to do quickly. >> the amber alert that went out through the upper marion police department went out within the first few minutes. >> so here it is step by step.
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local police notify state police by 7:45 thursday night. it took an hour to obtain appropriate information and photos. their amber activation occurred at 8:48 p.m. with that activation, state police then notified the national center for missing and exploited children in washington d.c. that is the agency which pushes the button to send cell phone alerts. the cellular send process can take 15 to 30 minutes on a good day. thursday night it seems that process took about 45 minutes. so in the next half hour, we're going to look at what takes place before you are notified and we're going to hear more from the police chief. live for now in the digital operation center, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. >> thanks, monique. police in camden are looking for a man whom they say shot and killed his own mother. nbc 10 was on the 1100 block of 18th street last night. as you can see, there was a
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heavy police presence after the shooting happened inside the suspect's house. it all happened around 5:30. police have not released the suspect's name. neighbors tell us the mother and son had a tumultuous relationship. we're counting down until the wildcats hit the floor which is now just about 12 hours away. it's not just villanova's alumni there for the final four, a lot of students made the trek down to texas as well. >> reporter: a lot of students. you figure airfare, hotels, it costs a lot. students say it's about the experience. take a look at nrg stadium. it's quiet right now but tonight this place is going to be packed and it's going to be exciting.
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those folks will be here cheering on the wildcats. last night it was the pregame party if you will. we stopped by a local bar with villanova fans and alumni gathered to celebrate victories thus far and that's where a watch party is going to be held for tonight's game for those who were not lucky enough to get tickets. a group of villanova seniors followed the team to brooklyn. they skipped louisville so they had to come to houston. >> we absolutely love villanova basketball. we've been fans since freshman year. we were all in the top of the lottery to get our tickets for student tickets to this game. we couldn't be more proud of our team and more excited to be in houston and travel all of the way here for the game. >> reporter: that's a lot of traveling. if you noticed on social media especially, some fans of other big five teams, they're not being too supportive of villanova in the final four. i spoke with a temple alum and what she's saying about this
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fanfare. i'll have that in the next half hour. matt delucia, nbc 10 news. than >> keith jones and john clark are also with the wildcats. look for pre and postgame reports later on nbc 10. donald trump takes another position on abortion. coming up, we'll hear what the republican front runner has to say about it this time after several days of criticism from both liberals and conservatives. plus, the search for a dog killer. how you can help local authorities track down the person who targeted two pets in the same family in chester county.
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good saturday morning.
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i'm meteorologist karen thomas. temperatures are not doing too badly out there you're heading out early this morning. you'll need the umbrella because we have on and off shower activity in and around the region as this system continues to push up from the south and bringing with it some shower activity. so showers of the light variety on and off through our morning hours. that's what we can expect before the showers get out of here entirely later on this evening. but then our attention will turn to high winds. we have a high wind warning for most of our viewing area starting at midnight tonight so overnight tonight into early tomorrow we do have potential for damaging winds. winds gusting up to 50, 60 miles per hour and so we're really going to have to take it easy overnight tonight into early tomorrow morning. high temperatures today not doing too badly. we'll say good-bye to these comfortable temperatures in the 60s because temperatures will be
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taking a dive overnight tonight into early tomorrow. rosemary? chris christie makes a late-night tv appearance and slaps a zinger on jimmy fallon. take a listen. >> were you being held hostage at the time? >> no. >> this is what you would look like if you were standing behind jay leno when he was doing monologue. >> hear what the governor told "the tonight show" host about throwing his support behind donald trump.
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>> i saw you behind trump on super tuesday. you looked like you were having a blast. look at how much fun. you were having such a good time. it's just odd to have a thing behind you. you don't find that distracting? my eyes are drifting over to someone behind you that doesn't look like he knows where he is. >> that's what i was trying to do. >> that's new jersey governor chris christie on "the tonight show" telling jimmy fallon about that pose he struck behind his candidate for president donald trump. he also told fallon the reason why he threw his support behind trump is because he's the best candidate left in the race. now to more of decision 2016. wisconsin is the focus of the presidential races with that state's primary coming up on tuesday. in the republican race, john kasich and ted cruz campaigned at a fish fry in milwaukee last night. former vice presidential candidate sarah palin was also there. she spoke on behalf of donald
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trump. yesterday cruz and kasich were drumming up support in pennsylvania. both spoke to conservatives at the state's leadership conference in harrisburg. donald trump is voicing yet another view on abortion. yesterday he told an interviewer "the laws are set and i think we have to leave it that way." earlier this week the republican front runner backed off his comment there should be some form of punishment for women who have abortions if the procedure is outlawed. now to the democrats, presidential front runner hillary clinton will campaign in pennsylvania next week. she has an event scheduled in philadelphia. her rival bernie sanders spoke in pittsburgh yesterday. last night clinton was in newark, new jersey, to tape a surprise appearance for a b.e.t. awards show. new jersey holds its primary on june 7th. pennsylvania and delaware both have primaries later this month on april 26th. voter registration closed in pa last week. delaware's deadline is today.
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a virginia state trooper is being remembered this weekend for his hard work and always ready smile. ♪ >> dozens gathered last night in richmond to pay their respects to 37-year-old trooper chad bermyer. he was shot to death by james brown iii at the richmond greyhound bus station on thursday. brown was killed by two other troopers. they were all there as part of a training exercise. the suspect's family says that the former convict had a deep seeded hatred for police. let's head to baltimore where police there say officers prevented a mass shooting by simply by being in the right place at the right time and acting fast. two officers in an unmarked cruiser spotted two men getting out of a car carrying a rifle and handgun. police say the men aimed the guns at someone across the street. that's when the officers opened fire and killed the two suspects. they've been identified as a
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father and son with criminal records. the knife allegedly found on o.j. simpson's former estate is not the murder weapon used to kill his ex-wife and her friend. police have ruled out the knife after nearly a month of forensic testing. simpson was acquitted of the 1994 stabbing deaths of nicole brown simpson and her friend, ron goldman. the murder weapon in the case has never been discovered. simpson is serving time in prison for a robbery at a hotel. a $1,000 reward to help find a dog killer in chester county. you're looking at one of two dogs that disappeared on thursday. the owner of the dogs later found them dead near their home. someone stripped off the pet's collars and identification. it's unclear how the dogs were killed. state police are now working with spca to investigate the case. in bucks county,
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investigators are looking into a major fish kill. hundreds were found dead or dyi dying. a viewer took this video of the canal. the pennsylvania department of environmental protection believes that low oxygen levels in the water caused the fish to die. they're still investigating what caused the oxygen levels to dip down so far. today hundreds of runners and walkers will be hitting the street in philadelphia this morning to help folks with blood cancers. it kicks off at the navy yard at 9:30. a live look in south philly. walkers will raise money for research and for people that need life saving bone marrow transplants. good saturday morning. i'm meteorologist karen thomas. we have plenty to talk about in the way of the forecast.
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our headline really needs more space because we have plenty of headlines to speak about. we're watching morning shower activity move through the area for our morning hours and then clearing later on today. shower activity possible later on tonight in hit or miss activity. high winds is what we're watching later on tonight and then the temperatures are going to take a steep tumble come early tomorrow morning. close to 60 degrees right now. feeling quite mild out there. a wind right now to the north-northeast at about 17 miles per hour. winds will be increasing as we move through our saturday. but as i mentioned, temperature readings not doing too badly around the area close to 60 in central and southern delaware and close to 60 degrees there in millville and mid 50s along the shoreline. the temperatures will be increasing as we make our way through our saturday. 52 degrees with light shower activity in allentown. close to 60 in the northeast where it's dry and then we do have some on and off shower activity down there in atlantic
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city so that's what i mean. could be dry where you are right now but other parts of the region are getting some shower activity. how about yesterday's high temperature and the day before? we were low 70s on thursday. close to 80 degrees yesterday. we'll be lucky if we get to 63 today and then the temperatures just tumble off for sure. watching the low pressure system and a cold front. that's going to be continuing to push up from the south bringing moisture with it. large system but it's moving very quickly so that's where we get our on and off light sprinkle activity and showers. so have the umbrellas handy if you're heading out early this morning. we're then going to direct our attention to our wind profile. future weather has winds really picking up this evening into the overnight hours. we have a high wind warning starting at midnight. so we'll say good-bye to that system and the moisture off the coast and then this system right here will be developing and so we get this pressure gradient between the two systems.
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exiting and entering system will crank up our winds out of the northwest. 25 to 35 miles per hour with wind gusts as strong as potentially 60 miles per hour. so future weather has some snow shower activity happening overnight. this is early sunday morning. you see the snow coming in from the west into the upper lehigh valley and pocono area and rain closer to the shoreline here and so that will continue for our sunday into sunday morning. then we dry out for sunday afternoon. very cold. temperatures well below average and then by the time we get to monday morning again, potential for snow showers to the north and plenty of cloud cover but the cold temperatures and the winds are going to stay with us. enjoy the 60 to 64 degrees while we have it and just take it easy overnight tonight because the winds will be increasing. as we move through the seven day, we really stay very cold until about wednesday where we
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can dry out and temperatures will start to moderate upward. a busy bridge in philadelphia is closed for the next five months. the walnut lane bridge in northwest philly closed to traffic at 7:00 last night. the bridge connects the germantown and roxborough neighborhoods. crews will replace the concrete deck and sidewalks. that's why it's maybe taking some time. it's expected to reopen in early september. predicting the winners of the final four is not an exact science especially on late-night television. >> release the puppies, everyone. >> these pups were charged with picking this weekend's winners in the ncaa tournament. we'll show you how villanova missed out on the puppy love. plus, it's not all about basketball this weekend. baseball is back in philly. we'll tell you what's happening at citizens bank park today as opening day gets closer and closer.
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today the phillies wrap up
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spring training with a game against their own prospects. the phils open the new season on monday at cincinnati. a dog may be a man's best friend but some puppies jimmy fallon had on "the tonight show" to predict the final four were no friends of villanova. take a look. >> release the puppies, everyone. go for it. >> jimmy fallon had pups come out and they had bowls of chow with final four teams on them. doggies ate from every bowl except villanova's. you can't expect cats and dogs to get along. villanova faces oklahoma just after 6:00 in houston. we'll check in with our team at the final four and we're following the aftermath of the baby kidnapping and rescue at the king of prussia mall.
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>> we're specifically looking at the alert system, timing and the entire process.
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the march to victory. today villanova hits the court in the final four. we're live in houston with the excitement and the wildcats game plan heading into their rematch with oklahoma. plus, the search for answers in the aftermath of that mall kidnapping and rescue. how a previous pregnancy involving the suspect is becoming the focus of a possible motive in the case. we're tracking showers this morning and also bracing for high winds and some more cold weather moving on in. good morning. welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. it's 6:30 on this saturday. meteorologist karen thomas is
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tracking those changes to the first alert forecast. good morning, karen. >> we're certainly busy in the weather department for sure this morning. fairly tranquil conditions out there. we do have some rain showers moving through parts of our area at this hour but temperatures on the mild side. there is a soggy look live at cape may right now. temperatures not doing too badly. we do have cloudy skies at 59 degrees right now in philadelphia. it isn't raining everywhere in the viewing area but we will have those on and off showers of the light variety moving through the region throughout the morning and into the afternoon. cloud cover will stay with us but then our attention is going to turn to the high winds developing late this afternoon and then potentially dangerous winds overnight into early tomorrow morning. we have a high wind warning that's set to go into effect at midnight tonight for most of our viewing area. southeastern pennsylvania, northern delaware, parts of new jersey and we're talking winds
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of about 25 to 35 miles per hour with gusts of about 50 to 60 and that is potentially dangerous. so if you do have maybe you put your patio furniture out with the anticipation of the warm weather, you may want to take that back inside just until we get through this high wind situation through tomorrow. >> thanks, karen. villanova's march to victory resumes tonight in houston. plenty of wildcat fans are in texas for the final hour. nbc 10's matt delucia has been checking in with those fans in houston and you've also been talking to some new villanova supporters. tell us about it. >> reporter: rosemary, the final four is upon us and so is game day and this time tomorrow we'll know if villanova has a shot at the ncaa championship. but there's a lot going on in houston yesterday. take a look here. teams had practice on the court and they'll play on there tonight at nrg stadium. there was also a fan fest going
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on downtown. quite a few makeshift pep rallies and parties. how about the lack of love if you will from some fans of other big five teams. i found a temple alum who says right here right now she's pulling for villanova while many of her friends and former classmates have shied away. >> i was very shocked. i'm supportive of villanova. i believe they're going to win. i'm excited. >> are you going to the game? >> yes. all three. semifinals and the championship. >> we'll see if villanova makes it to championship game on monday night. less than 12 hours until tip-off. nrg stadium quiet right now but it will be the place to be later on tonight. live in houston with wildcats, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thanks for that. matt delucia is part of our team in houston for the final four. keith jones and john clark are also with the wildcats.
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coming in sports, john clark takes a look at how nova is preparing for the game and one of oklahoma's key players. what they're up against. this morning we are hearing from the mother of the baby who was kidnapped from the king of prussia mall earlier this week as police are looking at a previous pregnancy involving the suspect. 7 week old ahsir simmons is back in his mother's arms. the child was abducted from the food court at the mall on thursday. >> i want to keep him here with me and board up my door and stay in the house with my kids. >> the suspect cherie amoore is the daughter of a republican party leader. the alleged kidnapper brought the baby from a home to a nearby home. the man who lives there declined to comment. the suspect told investigators she gave birth in february to a baby who died a few hours later and police are now looking into
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her medical records to confirm that. authorities are holding amoore on half a million dollars cash bail related to several felony charges including kidnapping. her preliminary hearing is scheduled for later this month on april 15th. if you have downloaded our app, the nbc 10 app, you probably noticed that there were several hours between when we first notified you of the kidnapping and when the official amber alert went out. nbc 10's monique braxton has some answers about why there was a delay. monique? >> this morning we're looking into that situation. a kidnapping. a lot of people learned about it through their smartphones. this morning we want to know why it took about four hours for the 7 week old's kidnapping to be captured on mall surveillance cameras and then you to be told about it. we found getting an amber alert to your cell phone is a three-step process in this state. local authorities notify state police. state police notify the national
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center for missing children. that group pushes out the alerts from washington d.c. as you know, this is the scene at king of prussia mall encountered by people. police tell us they were called there at 5:45 thursday evening. the police chief told us word spread almost immediately. >> an amber alert did go out minutes after this abduction. >> but the iphone time stamp for the montgomery amber alert shows it wasn't received until 9:36 thursday night. to issue an amber alert law enforcement must believe an abduction occurred, believe the child under 17 is in imminent danger and enough descriptive information to assist in the recovery of that child. the chief tells us all protocol was followed. we'll follow this story throughout the morning. monique braxton, nbc 10 news. >> thanks. right now police in camden are looking for a man whom they say
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shot and killed his own mother. nbc 10 was on the 1100 block of 18th street last night. as you can see there was a heavy police presence right after the shooting happened inside the suspect's house around 5:30. police have not released the suspect's name. friends tell us that they say this was unexpected. >> i know that he's not that type of person. he's a good kid. i believe a victim of circumstances because he would give you the shirt off his back. >> neighbors also say that the mother and the son had a strained relationship. the attorney for a south jersey father accused of killing his 3-year-old son wants the murder charge against his client thrown out. the attorney has filed motions claiming that authorities failed to read the 22 year old his rights before interviewing him about his son's death in october. the lawyer alleges that the medical examiner waited five
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days before examining the scene where the 3 year old's body was found. coming up in sports, we hear from a new philadelphia eagle hoping to make an impact. >> everyone wanted me and will give me the proper opportunity to go out there and prove myself. >> what former giant rubandall s to say about joining the birds.
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let's dance it's sesame street live like you've never experienced it before leeeeeeet's dance! sesame street live let's dance playing liacouras center april 14th through 17th tickets on sale now! good saturday morning. i'm meteorologist karen thomas. conditions not too bad out there but you'll need the umbrella if you're heading out early this morning. we have on and off shower activity moving through the area but not doing too badly temperaturewise.
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60 degrees in philadelphia. cold spot the poconos but at 42 not doing too badly. temperatures mainly in the mid to upper 50s along the shoreline and close to 60 degrees here in dover as well as millville. so high wind warning. really focused on the winds that are expected later on. we'll feel the winds start to churn later this afternoon but high wind warning going into effect for all of the areas shaded at midnight tonight really strong winds overnight into early tomorrow morning. we're getting moisture from the south right now and that's going to continue throughout our saturday morning so light sprinkle activity on and off showers as we move on through. some areas staying dry. some parts of the region seeing some shower activity and that will continue. we expect winds to pick up later this afternoon but potentially damaging winds are expected overnight tonight into early tomorrow morning. then our temperatures take a dive. i'll be back with that in just a bit. >> thanks, karen.
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this morning a burks county high school county has justin bieber fever. coming up, the surprise from her teachers that's made her a true believer. plus, cherry blossoms in view. we'll tell you where and when you can get a peek at the peak season for the flower in our area.
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here's some of the stories making headlines today. it's game day for the villanova wildcats in the final four. they take on oklahoma tonight for a chance to move onto the
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national championship. tip-off is just after 6:00 our time. police are looking for the motive into why a woman kidnapped a baby from the king of prussia mall earlier this week. they're now investigating a possible previous pregnancy involving the woman accused in the case and the role it may have played in the crime. authorities are also looking into why it took so long for officials to put out the amber alert. and today we are tracking some showers. you see that green on the first alert radar. we're also bracing for winds to kick up and temperatures to take a big dip. karen thomas will have your full forecast in just one minute. today is opening day of trout season in new castle county. families can try to catch the fish in six streams. white clay creek, christina creek, pike creek, beaver run, wilson run and mill creek. those waterways were stocked with trout earlier this week so hopefully you'll have some luck in you head out.
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washington, d.c. may be well known for its cherry blossoms but you can take a peek at the pink bloom closer to home this weekend. the cherry blossoms at brandy wine park could peak today or tomorrow. even with colder weather in the forecast, park officials tell us the trees will be at the height of their beauty. the cherry blossoms will peak in philadelphia. the japanese house and garden said even though the peak bloom is this weekend, some varieties will bloom through mid april. the festival begins on april 11th. good morning. i'm meteorologist karen thomas. plenty to talk about in the way of our weather picture. our headlines read this way. shower activity moving through the area this morning. hang onto the umbrellas if you're heading out this morning. temperature readings not doing too badly. our attention is going to turn to strong winds developing later
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this afternoon and potentially dangerous winds overnight tonight into tomorrow. at midnight tonight, a high wind warning taking effect. and then we'll feel temperatures take a tumble. a freeze watch is in effect overnight tonight into early tomorrow for parts of our region and so we really do have a mixed bag of things going on as the system continues to push west to east through our area. it's 59 degrees currently at philly international. we have winds out of the north-northeast at 17 miles per hour. but that's really nothing compared to where our wind speeds are expected to be later on tonight. temperature readings as i mentioned not doing too badly out there this morning. we have light rain moving through the area on and off shower activity will continue as our temperatures aren't expected to move too much as we move through the day but they will be bumping upward. showers right now in allentown at 52. we're dry at 57 in the northeast and some shower activity down along the shoreline and inland
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at 56 near atlantic city. all right. 73 degrees on thursday. we topped out close to 80 yesterday. 63 our projected high temperature today and then, boom, in the 40s for a high temperature tomorrow. we'll continue watching as all this moisture gets pulled up to the northeast into our area as the system continues to push off of the coast but this will be our weather story for today as we move through our saturday morning. at least a good portion of our saturday hang onto the umbrellas as this system finally tries to clear out of here. clouds will prevail later on. then we have another low that's coming in from the midwest from the ohio valley and as that gets closer with this exiting system here, we expect the wind to really churn up overnight tonight into tomorrow. so we'll dry out for a period as we move through the overnight into tomorrow. future weather has us with some snow shower activity up in the
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pocono area, parts of the lehigh valley, parts of bucks as this system makes its way through. can't rule out a snow shower or two as temperatures will be tumbling overnight into tomorrow. cold once again for monday morning and potential is there for a stray shower and maybe even a snow shower. watch for the high winds developing later on this afternoon. really strong overnight into early tomorrow. seven-day forecast take it all of the way out. we stay on the cold side until at least wednesday. >> thanks for that, karen. we check in now with erica hill and craig melvin with more on what's happening on the "today" show at 7:00. hey, guys. >> good morning. just ahead here on a saturday morning on "today," donald trump caught in the middle of the abortion debate once again as president obama appears to call him out and gop establishment is taking him on as well. could wisconsin be trump's
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water on tuesday? >> a bull loose on the streets of new york. that bull's future got brighter. a florida high school baseball coach tried to inspire the team tells them if you win 14 games this year, you can name my unborn child. they're now one game away from reaching the goal. what does mom think about this? we'll talk to her, dad and the team when we get started on a saturday morning right here on "today." >> one name we're pushing, rosemary. >> i love it. all right. thanks, guys. we'll see you at 7:00. hi. today villanova will try to continue their quest for a second national title when they face oklahoma in the final four. john clark is with the wildcats
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in houston. >> reporter: how is jay wright preparing his players for buddy hield? >> you have to try to keep him under control and try to keep the other guys under control. you probably could stop him but the rest of the team is so good they would kill you. >> buddy hield is averaging 29 points a game in this tournament. only steph curry has had more points through the first four games in ncaa hitournament history. >> it's not just buddy. last time we played them they had five guys in double history. >> jay wright says the cats were embarrassed in the 23-point loss to oklahoma in december. the worst loss of the season. they learned a lot from that game. >> we think we're a different team from that point in the season but we also know how good of a team they are and how much better they've improved. >> how tough is it to shoot at
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nrg stadium? teams shoot under 40% here in ncaa tournament games. the second worst shooting percentage in any stadium since they opened. in houston, texas, john clark, comcast sports net. >> thank you, john. eagles introduced wide receiver rueben randle yesterday agreeing to a one year deal. he played with the giants but thinks he'll be a better fit with the birds. >> just a great organization where i felt like everyone wanted me and would give me the proper opportunity to go out there and prove myself. show my capabilities of being a big play receiver in this league. >> flyers host senators today. they entered last night two points ahead of the red wings for that second wild card spot. red wings hosting wild up. an insurance goal and detroit needed it. they won 3-2. flyers and red wings are now tied for that second wild card
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spot. sixers looking to snap a ten-game skid in charlotte last night. fourth quarter on the break. t.j. mcconnell going up top to jeremy grant. sixers get as close as four points in this one but ran out of steam in the end. hornets win 100-91. sixers clinch the worst record in the nba. phillies open the season monday in cincinnati. last night they hosted orioles in an exhibition game at citizens bank park. limited to three innings because of a rain delay. bottom of fourth, check this out. i haven't seen a home run hit that's an absolute bomb. upper deck. he's ready for the real thing. two batters later, ryan howard not to be outdone. not as far but far enough. phillies drop that one 8-7. that will do it for sports.
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the teachers are also giving her a new outfit to help make the concert an extra special night out. >> awesome. >> love it. before we go, we want to talk about the weather and calm would not be the way to describe what we're going to see over the next few days. >> our forecast is crazy. so much going on. we could have a whole show just on weather this morning. so sunrise officially 7:43 this morning. we have that. mild conditions out there right now. we do have rain moving through the area so that will be on and off throughout much of our saturday before it clears out. then our attention turns to a high wind warning. goes into effect tonight at midnight. you'll feel the winds develop later in the afternoon but the really strong stuff is expected to come overnight tonight into early tomorrow morning. >> be careful driving for those of us that get up early. that will do it for us for now. we'll see you back here at 8:30.
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good morning. another about face. donald trump weighing in again with new stance on the hot button issue. >> at this moment, the laws are set. we have to leave it that way. >> is his campaign quick to jump in. saying he will work to change the laws if heecomes president as he avoids a stinging loss in wisconsin. and the race on the democratic side is turning nasty. bernie sanders saying they need an apology. it is all setting a stage for a major battle in the badger state. we're there live. this is spring? a bitter blast of cold about to

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