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a cold front is moving in this weekend and with it we're getting wind and rain. we'll tell you about the winterlike weather in the first alert forecast. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. it's 8:30 on this saturday. meteorologist karen thomas is tracking the changes. karen, just when we thought it was starting to feel like spring, sunny, warm, back to winter. >> right. we're officially in the season of spring. yesterday it felt more like summertime with temperatures closing in on 80 degrees. some areas touching off at 80 degrees. we're we're headed with temperatures in the next 48 hours will feel like middle of winter. quite interesting for sure. gray skies right now and raindrops on the camera lens as we look at the city skyline. 54 degrees officially in philadelphia. a little colder to the north and to the west. not doing too badly down along the shoreline with rain down there as well. temperatures mainly in the lower to mid 50s. so 12 miles per hour. we're looking for winds to
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continue at this pace until later on this afternoon. winds will start to develop and then become very strong overnight tonight into early tomorrow. so we do have a high wind warning in effect. that will go into effect tonight at midnight. we do anticipate potentially damaging winds overnight into early tomorrow morning with wind gusts up to 50 to 60 miles per hour so we talk about the potential for damage there. if you started to break out the springtime lawn furniture or patio furniture, you may want to bring it inside until tomorrow night. rosemary? >> good advice. thanks, karen. this morning we're hearing from the mother of the baby who was kidnapped from the king of prussia mall earlier this week as the police are look into the suspect's health records. ahsir simmons is back in his mother's arm. a woman abducted the child from the food court at the mall on thursday. >> why my child? why anybody's child?
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how could you do something so hurtful and evil? >> the suspect is the daughter of a pennsylvania republican party leader. police say amoore brought the baby from the mall to a nearby home. the man who lives there declined to comment yesterday. the suspect told investigators she gave birth in february to a baby who died a few hours later. police are now checking into her medical records to verify that. authorities right now are holding amoore on half million dollars cash bail related to several felony charges including kidnapping. her preliminary hearing is set for april 15th. there are still questions about why it took hours for many people in the area to receive an amber alert about the kidnapping. nbc 10's monique braxton is live in the digital operations center to explain. monique? >> many people learned about the abduction via their smartphones. this morning we're looking into
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why the emergency alert sounded nearly four hours after the 7 week old was captured on mall security cameras leaving the mall with a stranger. we examine the three-step process in pennsylvania. first, local authorities notify state police. state police then notify the national center for missing children and that group pushes out the alert from washington d.c. this was the scene as you know encountered by people at the mall. police told us they were called 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 that an abduction has occurred. they must also believe the child is in imminent danger.
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they need enough descriptive information to assist in the recovery of the child. chief nolan says everything was done according to plan and it worked. in the next half hour, we'll look at that plan. live from the digital operations center, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. this morning police in camden are looking for a man they say shot and killed his own mother. nbc 10 was on the 1100 block of 18th street last night. 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. family members say this was all 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. >> meanwhile neighbors tell us the mother and son had a strained relationship. a homicide investigation is now under way after a woman's body was discovered inside of a
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burned home. it's unclear how the woman died. philadelphia firefighters found her body after battling a blaze on west bristol street last night. smashed wreckage is all that's left after a car hit a pole in montgomery county. this happened just after 12:30 this morning. pennsylvania state police were on the scene. we're still working to get more information about exactly what led up to the crash and what the condition is of the person inside the car. in camden county, police are investigating the death of a pedestrian. sky force 10 was over route 38 last night when a vehicle hit the pedestrian. the driver did stop at the scene. the spca is offering 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 of this week. their owner later found them dead near the home. someone stripped off the pets'
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collars and identification. it's unclear how the dogs were killed. state police are working with the spca to continue to investigate the case. if you are looking for a new job, delaware is the place to be this weekend. we'll have details ahead. 11 days after the deadly terror attacks in brussels, the airport there remains closed. coming up on "nbc 10 news today," the hurdle that is keeping everything shutdown.
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good saturday morning. i'm meteorologist karen thomas. have the umbrellas handy if you're heading out early this morning because we do have rain moving through the region. here's a live look at cape may. companies not too bad in camp may mainly in the lower 50s down there. rain nonetheless. 53 in philadelphia. 54 in atlantic city. and 53 right now in southern
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delaware. the rain showers will continue through the morning and then the winds are expected to pick up later today and strengthen as we move through the overnight starting at midnight tonight we have a high wind warning in effect. we anticipate wind gusts up to 50 miles an hour. take it easy there. for today, 60 to 64 degrees for high temperatures across the region. we will stay with cloudy skies. rains are expected to clear out later on this afternoon. as i mentioned, winds later on tonight and we're going to keep a check on our falling temperatures because there's the other part of the weather story. temperatures will be taking a dive into the subfreezing category overnight tomorrow night into monday morning. we're setting up for a more winterlike pattern. i'll be back with details on that and a look at the seven day in just a bit. in just about 15 minutes
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from now, runners and folks walking will hit the streets in philadelphia to help people with blood cancers. the walk and run kicks off at the navy yard. the event raises money for research and for those who need life saving bone marrow transplants. we spoke to one person who says this program changed her life. >> i got my bone marrow transplant when i was 12 years old and they found my donor really quickly and it was a very easy process and it was just very simple and i was really happy with the outcome. >> new volunteers will be invited to join the donor registry with a simple swab of their cheek. thousands of runners are participating right now in the april fool's half marathon in atlantic city. not a sunny day out there right now. a little bit cloudy and rainy. right now they are running along the boardwalk. runners are raising money for several organizations including the boys and girls club of atlantic city and angels of america which helps people in the special needs community.
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let's head down to delaware. if you are looking for work as a police officer, you may want to consider applying to the newark police department. they're looking for new hires. applications are being accepted now through april 29th. the starting salary is just under $50,000. 8:40 on this saturday. still to come on "nbc 10 news today," a potential health risk in one of america's top baby foods as the federal government issues new advice for parents with infants.
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taking a look at our saturday morning forecast, we have headlines that we're paying attention to because we have a lot of action happening in the forecast for sure. this morning we have showers. rain will continue through the morning hours pushing through most of the region and then our attention will be turned to high winds. winds will be developing later this afternoon and then very strong winds developing late tonight through the overnight into early tomorrow and then of course our temperatures are slated to feel more like wintertime than springtime. temperatures not doing too badly this morning, however. 53 degrees right now. but that's about where we're going to be and then temperatures will be falling off rapidly from there. winds out of the north in philadelphia right now at 10. as i mentioned, hold onto umbrellas as we move through our saturday morning. temperatures mainly in the 40s north and west of philadelphia. mainly in the 50s just about everywhere else. 54 degrees right now in dover,
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delaware. 55 in millville and 54 degrees in atlantic city. we talked about the tale of the temperatures. it's really going to be interesting as we go around the area here. 48 degrees in allentown. 54 in the northeast as well and atlantic city. we started off on thursday well above average in the 70s. close to 80 degrees our high temperature topped out in philadelphia yesterday. 63 for projected high today and then really temperatures bottoming out into the 40s for tomorrow. well below where we should be. large area of moisture pushing in from the south. we see it here in this low pressure system continuing to push to the northeast and eventually off the coast. clouds will remain and those showers will stay with us until clearing later on this evening. we could still see some residual showers on and off tonight as that system finally makes its way out of here. future weather, what we can expect, tonight as i mentioned as we go through the afternoon into the evening hours, this
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picture here that the precipitation will be clearing out. so that will happen but then on the backside of that will come the really strong winds. we'll start to feel the winds develop as we get into the evening hours and then become really strong overnight into early tomorrow morning. some of that wind could be potentially damaging. we'll have to keep a close eye on that. we do have some more shower activity moving through as this weather model shows us that some more rain moving through  overnight tonight into early tomorrow. very spotty though. should get high pressure moving in for sunday. some clearing. peeks of sun. the clouds move back in for monday and the potential is there for some snow shower activity. lake-effect snow coming in with the other system. strong northwesterly winds drawing in the moisture and so to the south of that we could see some shower activity through philadelphia and parts of south jersey. this is for monday morning and then further north look at that, we could see snow shower activity with that system.
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so very unusual for this time of year. we're looking at showers this morning mainly midday and then clearing out later on but the winds are expected to intensify as we move through our saturday night into our sunday. look at the temperature drop-off. 48 degrees for a high temperature tomorrow. we stay pretty chilly especially those overnight lows and then we sort of moderate by midweek. >> i can't believe i'm seeing 30s and even a 28 in there. thanks, karen. time to check in now on wednesday's child. a 12 year old sixth grader that's outgoing and talkative and what he really needs is a forever family. >> he likes cooking and creativity so we set up a sweet trip to kim's cakes in wilmington. >> i like to cook, sing, dance and i love puppies. >> he's looking to get hooked up
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with a right forever family. >> somebody who likes puppies as much as i do, who loves to travel, go camping, loves music. >> he has experienced a lot of trauma in his young life. the ideal family for him is one that's experienced and will help him with emotional support. >> he gets special attention at school and needs a family who will be an advocate for his education. >> my favorite thing in school is to play instruments in music class and do experiments in science. >> today's experiment was a sweet success. >> maybe about 15 minutes we'll have cupcakes. great job. >> icing on the cake would be finding that forever family with a puppy. >> cupcake! >> he's this week's wednesday's
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child. >> if you would like to make his dream come true or the dream of any wednesday's child, go to nbc10.com and search wednesday's child or you can call the national adoption center at 1-866-do-adopt. okay. a dog may be man's best friend but puppies jimmy fallon had on "the tonight show" were no friends of villanova. take a look. >> release the puppies, everyone. go for it. >> jimmy fallon's pups had bowls of chow with the final four teams names on them. the doggies ate from every bowl except villanova's. wildcat fans don't be depressed about this. you can't expect cats and dogs to get along. villanova faces oklahoma just after 6:00 tonight. with that in mind, the wildcats are ready to pounce. in the next half hour, we'll take you to texas where nova nation is taking over houston. a live report is just minutes
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today is world autism awareness day. organizations will celebrate with fund-raising and informational events. a new report out this week from the cdc shows no increase in the autism rate among school aged children. experts say early detection and intervention are the most powerful tools in helping kids with the disorder. a double-header of autism awareness is on tap today in south philly. you're looking live at the wells fargo center. sort of off in the distance at the sports complex. flyers will skate this afternoon at 1:05 and then the 76ers will jump it up tonight at 7:30. both teams are dedicating their games to helping families with autism.
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the fda is cracking down on one of america's favorite baby foods. the agency is proposing new limits on inorganic arsenic in rice cereal. it's found in pesticides that can be absorbed by rice. they fear it could lead to developmental delays in kids. half of the rice cereals on store shelves are already in compliance with the new guideline but if parents want an alternative, they can offer children other cereal made with barley, oats and multigrains. a virginia state trooper is being remembered for his hard work and his always ready smile. ♪ >> dozens gathered last night in richmond to pay their respects to 37-year-old trooper chad dermyer. he was shot to death by james brown iii at the richmond greyhound bus station on thursday. brown was then killed by two other troopers.
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they were all there as part of a law enforcement training exercise. the suspect's family says the former convict had a deep seeded hatred for police. let's head to baltimore now where police there say that officers prevented a mass shooting by simply being in the right place at the right time. two officers in an unmarked cruiser spotted two men getting out of a car carrying a rifle and a handgun. police say the men aimed the guns at someone across the street. that's when the officer sprang into action, opened fire and killed the two suspects. they have been identified as a father and son with criminal records. overseas, the airport in brussels remains closed 11 days after the terror attack. it could reopen tomorrow after one hurdle is cleared. police unions reached preliminary deal with the government on improved airport security last night. the unions had been demanding tighter screening of passengers and baggage before both are allowed back into the facility.
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in the philippines, a massive fire damaged a building at the university in the capital city of manila. welding work at the building on the campus of the university of the east may have sparked this fire. fortunately no one was hurt. in egypt, archaeologists say they are making progress in their search for king tut's queen. the scientists announced they completed extensive scanning of two underground chambers recently discovered near the royal tomb. the scans could determine if the queen's mummy lies near the burial chamber. they found king tut's tomb in 1922. he ruled egypt more than 3,000 years ago. the phillies wrap up spring training with a game against their own prospects. a live back at citizens bank park. we're getting this shot ready for you. first pitch for you at 1:05. phils open the new season on monday at cincinnati. last night at the park, fans got
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their first glimpse of the 2016 phillies. >> one, two, three. perfect. here you go. >> thank you. have a good game. >> phils greeted fans before their on-deck game against baltimore. players posed for pictures and signed autographs. members of the minor league teams also joined in the fun. nbc 10 is your home for the welcome home phillies here. still ahead on "nbc 10 news today," we're looking into questions about an amber alert delay in the child kidnapping case at the king of prussia mall this week. nbc 10's monique braxton has been following that for us. >> we're going to take you through the steps of what happens when a child is abducted in pennsylvania and the process leading to the amber alert. clouds and rain for now.
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temperatures not doing too badly. we do expect strong winds to increase through our saturday overnight into sunday morning and then wait and see what happens to our temperature profile. temperatures will be tumbling. stay tuned. i'll have your full forecast after the break.
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march may be over but the madness continues in houston as villanova gets ready for the ncaa final four. we have a team of reporters in texas following the action. a live report is straight ahead. planning to do any yard work this weekend? think again. the first alert radar shows rainy and windy conditions over the area and guess what? it gets worse before it gets better. i promise it gets better. good morning. welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. it's just before 9:00 on this saturday. let's get right to that weekend weather with meteorologist karen thomas. not the best one out there, karen. >> i was telling folks yesterday enjoy this 78, 79-degree temperature with the sunshine. my goodness. about 4:00 yesterday it was just amazing because it all sort of fell apart for sure. our temperatures are going to be
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dipping down even more as we push on through the rest of our weekend. we see the raindrops on the camera lens right now. hang onto the umbrellas this saturday for sure. 53 degrees in philadelphia right now. it's 40 up in the poconos. 51 in trenton. not doing too badly down along the shoreline. temperatures mainly in the lower 50s. 53 in georgetown. later on we'll be watching a high wind warning. it will go into effect starting at midnight tonight for all of the area there in yellow and what that means is potentially damaging winds overnight into early tomorrow morning. and we are watching this large rainmaker push up from the southeast. just really right along the coast as that low gets out of here and so still bringing us some rain showers and that will continue on and off throughout a good portion of our day. high temperatures across the region, 60 to 64 degrees. reaching those high temps early and then winds developing later this afternoon. the really strong wind is
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anticipated to really develop behind the cold front past the midnight hour into early tomorrow morning and look at that. gusts up to 50 to 60-mile-an-hour and that could cause some damage. we talk about downed power lines and possibly tree limbs and especially if you put out patio furniture, baton down the hatches overnight tonight into tomorrow. >> thanks for that, karen. villanova is just about nine hours away from its final four game matchup with oklahoma. it's been seven years since wildcats and fans tasted the national semifinals. this time villanova doesn't want to come home without a championship win. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in houston. matt, quite a contingent of wildcats fans down there in texas. >> reporter: a lot of people. the final four is upon us and so is game day and this time tomorrow just think about it, we'll know if villanova has a
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shot at the ncaa national championship. for now, it's all about enjoying the ride. it's a taste of villanova in houston. >> we made sure we were going to make it. >> reporter: these seniors flew in from philly yesterday morning following the wildcats on the race to victory raising a glass for a shot at one shining moment. >> it would be amazing senior year. we wouldn't do anything for the rest of the year. >> reporter: around here it's not hard to spot the navy and white. >> this is great. i can't believe that all this amazing stuff is going on in the city. >> reporter: t-shirts, hats and signs all around. wildcat pride in the lone star state. >> my nephew went to villanova. we live in the philadelphia area. got to come here for villanova.
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>> even alumni are pulling for a victory from other big five schools. owls are out and now she pledges allegiance to nova nation and toasting to a team still marching. >> i was at a wedding last weekend and i didn't spend much time focusing on that wedding. i was sitting there on my phone watching the game and i just blew up after that. i was going nuts. nobody knew what was going on and why i was screaming. >> reporter: now they know. we'll see if they make it to that championship game on monday night. the sun has risen and later on today this will be the place to be. live in houston with the wildcats, i'm matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> matt is part of our team in houston for the final four. keith jones and john clark are also with the wildcats. you can look for their pre and
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postgame live reports later on. we're hearing from the mother of the baby of the mother who was kidnapped by the cringe of prussia mall earlier this week. ahsir simmons is back in his mother's arms. it marked the end of a terrifying ordeal after a woman abducted the child from the food court. >> i just want to keep him here with me. i want to board up the door and stay in the house with my kids. >> the suspect cherie amoore is the daughter of a republican party leader. amoore brought the baby from the mall to a nearby home. the suspect told investigators that she gave birth in february to a baby who died a few hours later. police are now looking into her medical records to confirm that. in the meantime, authorities are holding amoore on several felony charges including kidnapping.
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her bail is set at half million dollars cash. her preliminary hearing is scheduled for april 15th. if you downloaded the nbc 10 app, there was several hours that lapsed from the time we first notified you of the kid p kidnapping and when the official amber alert went out. nbc 10's monique braxton has more on that delay. >> it's a three-step process in getting phone alerts out in the state of pennsylvania. first of all, local police have to notify state police. then the next step is the state police notify the national center for missing children. that group pushes out the alerts from washington d.c. the police chief says his department did what it needed to do quickly. >> the amber alert that went out to all surrounding jurisdictions in montgomery county and went out within the first few minutes. >> if you're just joining us, we're walking you through those
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steps. local police notified state police by 7:45. it took an hour to obtain appropriate information and photos. their amber activation occurred at 8:48. state police notified the national center for missing & exploited children in washington d.c. it takes about 30 minutes on a good day to get it out. the police chief tells us on thursday night the process took about 45 minutes. no doubt we're going to stay on top of this investigation. any developments, count on us to bring it to you. live for now from the digital operations center, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. >> thanks for that. in other news this morning, 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 filed motions claiming that authorities failed to read the 22 year old his rights before interviewing him
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about his son's death in october. the lawyer also alleges that the medical examiner waited five days before examining the scene at cooper river park where the 3 year old's body was found. now to decision 2016. wisconsin is the focus of the presidential race with that state's primary coming up on tuesday. in the republican battle, john kasich and ted cruz were at a fish fry. cruz and kasich were drumming up support in pennsylvania earlier in the day. both spoke to conservatives at the leadership conference in harrisburg. donald trump is voicing 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 that there should be some form of punishment for
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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. we'll give you the details once we get them. her rival bernie sanders spoke in pittsburgh yesterday. last night clinton was in newark, new jersey, to tape a surprise appearance for the black girls rock award show that's coming up on b.e.t. new jersey holds its primary on june 7th. pennsylvania and delaware have their primaries later this month on april 26th. voter registration closed in pennsylvania this past week. delaware's deadline is today. different kind of race now. the race is on for 2016 philadelphia marathon bids. registration for the race opened yesterday. if you hurry now, you can save 20 bucks. the first 500 to register will pay $85 a bib. after that, the price increases over time topping out at 125. by the way, we are just about a
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month away from another big race in the city. the ten-mile long blue cross broad street run on may 1st. you can watch the race live from start to finish right here on nbc 10. coming up next on "nbc 10 news today," a new clue in the o.j. simpson case turns out to be a dead end. still ahead, what los angeles police are revealing about the knife allegedly found at o.j.'s former estate.
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light rain continues throughout the area. temperatures not doing too badly. 53 in philadelphia right now. the cold spot poconos 40 degrees as we head down to the shoreline there. 52 in wildwood and atlantic city and 53 degrees in georgetown, delaware. a large area of moisture just really sort of pushing to the northeast and continues to bring us on and off shower activity and that will continue through the good portion of our afternoon today. we have another system right behind it. that will be moving in. but then our attention will turn to very strong winds overnight tonight into early tomorrow. temperature readings for highs today across the delaware valley, 60 to 64 but then those temperatures will be dropping off significantly as we move through the next couple of days.
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forecast, happy saturday morning to everyone. i'm meteorologist karen thomas. we have a lot in our headlines. we'll begin with the shower activity. have the umbrellas today because the system is moving out. it's taking its sweet time. we have on and off shower activity moving through the area and that will happen all of the way through the afternoon until it clears out by this evening. and then we'll turn our attention to very strong winds predicted for later on tonight through the overnight. we do have a high wind warning that goes into effect at midnight and then a tumble in our temperature department. 53 degrees right now in philadelphia. we have light rain falling. temperatures holding steady pretty much across the region. 53 in millville. 52 degrees right now in dover, delaware. we talk about temperatures. wow. where we came from well above average, right, thursday, 73 degrees. yesterday it was just gorgeous with the sunshine late in the afternoon. 63 our projected high today and then 47. we'll be lucky if we get there tomorrow for a high temperature. winds right now out of the
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northwest at 14 miles an hour. we expect those winds to be picking up later on tonight through the overnight in the 20 to 30-mile-an-hour range with wind gusts up to 60. intense overnight into tomorrow. this system will clear out. right now you see plenty of rain just being ushered up from the south-southeast and that will continue for a good portion of our day and that will clear out fairly quickly. as we look at future weather here, model showing by this evening 6:00 we start to dry out. just a few spotty showers left to the coast there in new jersey. the clouds will remain. another round of showers moving through the overnight but that wind will be picking up for sure and then some snow shower activity to the north and to the west as we move through our sunday. sun tomorrow. we're not looking for it to warmup. it will go colder and this model showing us by monday morning we could start out wet and we could have some snow shower activity
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to the north and west of philadelphia for monday. today, 60 to 64 degrees high temperatures but the wind is really the story tonight into early tomorrow morning. here you go. look at the seven-day forecast. really a tale of every weather element you can imagine just about. feeling more like wintertime as we get to wednesday. we dry out and temperatures start the upward trend. it will be chilly until we get there. hi. i'm amy from comcast sports net. 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 in houston. >> so how is jay wright preparing his wildcats for buddy hield? his freshman is playing the role of buddy in practices. >> you have to try to keep him
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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 averages 29 points a game in this tournament. only steph curry has had more points through the first four games in ncaa tournament history. >> it's not just buddy. it's their whole team. last time we played them they had five guys in double figures. >> 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 here at nrg stadium? teams shoot under 40% in ncaa tournament games. second worst shooting percentage in any stadium since it opened
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eight years ago. villanova says they're getting used to it and won't use it as an excuse. eagles introduced wide we're rueben randle yesterday agreeing to a one-year deal last week. he played the first four years in the league with the giants but thinks he'll be a better fit with the birds. >> just great organization. i feel like everyone wanted me and will give me the proper opportunity to go out there and prove myself and show my capabilities of being a big play receiver in this league. >> flyers host senators today. they entered last night two points ahead. an insurance goal and detroit needed it. they won 3-2. flyers and red wings are now tied for that second wild card spot. sixers looking to snap a ten-game skid in charlotte last night. fourth quarter. on the break. t.j. mcconnell going up top. sixers get as close as four
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points but ran out of steam in the end. walker dials in from long distance. hornets win and 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. bottom of four. 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. 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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commitment to clear the shelters and find homes for adoptable pets. this morning i'm joined by the pennsylvania spca and little emma here who is so sweet. i love the dogs and cats that come in. she might be one of the nicest pets we've had so far. >> she's a really good girl. she's as you actually guessed correctly, an australian beagle dog mix. just 11 months old. still a baby. she's really well behaved. very social. friendly and she knows some of her basic commands already. >> watching everything happening in the studio here. >> very curious, too. >> how did emma come to you? >> she came to us from another high intake shelter. we have some rescue partners in the area and kind of around the country as well who if we have capacity to take in animals, we will. she came to us from another shelter recently and so we're looking to find her a forever home. >> people can certainly come
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down to the spca shelter in philadelphia and adopt her today. you also have an event tomorrow. >> we do. she will go back as you said to erie avenue today and she's available to be adopted. if she does not get adopted, she'll go to petco unleashed in northern liberty tomorrow from 12:00 to 3:00 a national adoption there. she's about 11 months old. she's still a puppy. she's very well behaved but does have puppy behavior, too, of course, as they all do. she could benefit from a little training. >> sweet disposition. thanks so much for being here. we have more information about the event and also the spca if you want to give them a call. 215-426-6300. there is that event happening at petco in northern liberties tomorrow but of course if you would like to take emma home today, you can head down to the
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shelter on erie. >> she's ready. we're ready, too. like we said she's relovely. i think she'll find a home quickly. >> thank you for being with us. that will do it for us today. i'm rosemary connors. for karen thomas and all of us at nbc 10, have a good one. we'll see you right back here tomorrow.
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