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of flooding in fact. we're live in atlantic county this morning. party problems. gop leader paul ryan says he's not yet ready to support donald trump. we're now learning about a planned meeting that could change that decision. we're learning new information in the case of a woman accused of kidnapping a baby from the king of prussia mall. we'll update you on what happened in court. 5:30, 52 degrees, another wet morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. this weather system appears to pose a real threat of flooding in those atlantic counties. let's start with meteorologist bill henley who has the weather forecast. good morning, bill. >> for the coastline and delaware beaches as well. even the back bays. we're not seeing the flooding. we are seeing lots of rainfall. light rainfall moving through south jersey. moderate showers now in philadelphia and into wilmington. and there are a little bit heavier in southern new castle county and into portions of
central delaware as well. look at dover, getting some steady rainfall, heavier in smyr smyrna. this is what we're starting off with. it's not going to be an all-day rainfall but all morning we'll see rain with just a few breaks here and there. grab your rain gear. the temperatures are going to be climbing just a little bit. we're in the cool zone again with the clouds, the wind and the rain, 49 degrees for new jersey. in the suburbs, 48 degrees. and very low 50s for the lehigh valley. and in delaware, it's 51 degrees right now. showers this morning. look at the temperatures, coming down a little bit by 8:00 and back up to 51 degrees at 11:00. you'll need your jacket and you'll need your rain gear, too. the temperatures climbing only in the lower 50s this afternoon. the exception, delaware 57 degrees later today. there is warmer weather ahead. it's timed perfectly for the weekend. you may have noticed it at the bottom of the screen. that's the seven-day forecast that's scrolling when i'm on the air. check out the next seven days any time you'd like. when i'm back, take a look at
the weekend forecast and when you'll see the sunshine break through the clouds. let's check in with jessica boyington and the first alert traffic center. >> we're watching the vine street expressway. if you're headed through center city, the vine is open in both directions. we're looking around 8th street. we are dealing with wet roads. you can see when cars move by, water comes out from underneath. ponding there as well. headed westbound towards the schuylkill expressway, no big delays right now. we are seeing slippery spots getting on and off the ramp that's where you watch the to be careful. there's also an accident in montgomery county in abington on susquehanna road and sewell lane. construction over on the atlantic city expressway. if you're headed down the shore eastbound between exit 33 winslow and exit 28 in hammonton, the right and center lanes are closed. mass transit doing great for the most part. everything running on time for delays. back in the text ten. we continue to track the rain across the area and the threat of flooding along the jersey shore. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live in ocean city with an update on
conditions there. pamela, what have you found? >> good morning. you know, the rain is very light right now. we're only an hour and a half to the wind and the rainfall that we're seeing down here so far. here's what it means for you. if you're going to be driving along the coast today, keep in mind rain will likely impact your morning commute. we're on bay avenue and as we were getting ready for a live report, a man who lives in the area stopped and told us this is one of the spots that tends to flood here in ocean city. high tide will occur on the ocean front between 7:00 and 9:00 this morning. some predictions i've seen have it at 4.8 feet. fast forward to 8:00 tonight. that tide is expected to be at 5.6. expect moderate flooding. because of that, there is a coastal flood warning in place for local street flooding and then later on tonight, that warning extends to the back
bays. keep in mind the back bays will see high tide up to five hours later than the ocean front. the warning is going to extend until 1:00 a.m. on saturday morning at the jersey shore, the delaware bay and beaches and keep in mind, if you are out today, it will be at its worst around 7:30 to 9:30 tonight. if you see barricades in place, any water, ponding on the roadw roadway, your best bet is to turn around, find another way. it only takes about a foot of water for you to lose control of your vehicle on a flooded roadway. reporting live in ocean city, new jersey this morning, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. with today's flood threat and rain in our area, the nbc 10 app is a perfect tool to keep you updated on what's happening specifically in your neighborhood. you can see the live weather radar, the forecast and you'll get alerts on severe conditions. decision 2016, the most powerful man in the republican party still has not committed to
supporting donald trump. speaker of the house paul ryan says he's just not ready yet. nbc 10's matt delucia is live for us in the digital operations center with more on that. and how new jersey governor chris christie is getting involved, matt, seems like there's a lot of maneuvering behind the scenes t. does, vai. yesterday, governor crusty said he planned to reach out to house speaker paul ryan. we're learning from reince priebus that trump and ryan will meet next week to talk. governor christie himself has thrown his backing behind the presumptive republican nominee. he joined the came pain soon after his own run for president ended earlier this year. work to do to bring people together. donald trump says he hopes to he's not ready to support his agenda. governor christie said he hoped nominee mitt romney said they convention this summer. the news did not seem to bother
trump. >> we have to win the general we cannot take hillary clinton any more. we can't take anymore of the clinton stuff, which is another >> meantime, democratic front-runner hillary clinton was in southern california yesterday, appealing to her supporters to stop a trump presidency.ç >> our next president has to meet three tests. can you actually help families get ahead and stay ahead? can you keep us safe? and can you bring our country together? well, donald trump fails all three of those tests. >> now, clinton holes a sizable delegate lead on bernie sanders for the democratic nomination. clinton's opponent shows no signs of slowing down. bernie sanders will kick off a by the way, the democratic and republican primaries for new
jersey will be held one month center, i'm matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> matt, thank you. we have you covered on all things decision 2016. before you cast your ballot in november, go to the nbc 10 website or nbc 10's app for the most detailed information. right now you can read about how donald trump is already reversing his stance on two major economic issues. 5:37. the impact of this summer's democratic national convention in philadelphia will be felt at one local hospital long after the event is over. the convention committee is partnering with credit unions to create a health and wellness garden at children's hospital of philadelphia. the garden will provide young rehab patients with a safe outdoor space to recover and promote physical activity. children will also get a chance to get their hands dirty and enjoy the fruits of their labor. >> really to teach children how to grow healthy fruits and vegetables, how to cultivate
them and later how to cook them our kitchen. >> the garden will open for pare patients the week of the convention. we're learning new information about the crime of kidnapping a baby at the king of prussia. there's video showing her approach the mother and then following them to the food court, picking up the baby and walking away with the baby. police found the baby safe five hours later. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> a rainy start this morning. wildwood, cape may seeing steady rainfall, though it is light at the shore. the coastal threat really for flooding is not from the rain. it's from the wind that is still going to be increasing as we go into the evening hours. minor flooding this morning.
this evening, widespread coastal flooding impacting the roadways for the jersey shore and the delaware beaches and into the back bays as well. this morning, here comes the rain. steadier rainfall in fact, heavier now in delaware that is going to push inland. those areas that are seeing very little rain will see the rain intensify this morning. that's light rain in atlantic city and cape may. and a rainy afternoon for the start of the afternoon. but as we go into the afternoon hours, that rain will move farther çinland. you can see at 9:00 this morning, that's light rain in philadelphia. there will be spots of moderate showers to be found. it's going to be on and off when it's coming down heavier. at 1:00 this afternoon, still pretty good rain for wilmington, philadelphia and trenton. look at the drying that's happening for dover and atlantic city and cape may. there's still a few scattered showers at the shore as we go into the early evening hours and for philadelphia and the lehigh valley and the suburbs, rain there, too. there will be some breaks later
today. we'll get the bulk of the rainfall this morning and early this afternoon. it lightens up later today. as we go into the weekend, less and less rainfall saturday and sunday. today, it's a rainy, chilly day for philadelphia, the suburbs and the lehigh valley. not much of a warmup for delaware, new jersey. at the jersey shore, rain through the morning and into the afternoon. really starting to taper off during the late afternoon hours. 53 degrees. then as we go into the evening hours, there is that flood threat. for the weekend, though we have a rainy one today, things are looking up for saturday. we get breaks in the clouds late in the day. afternoon temperatures warming into the 60s. they go even warmer for mother's day. parts of the area will see scattered showers, first thing in the morning. that's philadelphia, the suburbs in the lehigh valley. those showers are less likely on mother's day for new jersey, the jersey shore and delaware. much of the area getting if not close to the 70 degree mark, into the low 70s on sunday.
there's the weekend. the seven day at the bottom of the screen. when i'm back in ten minutes, your ten-day outlook. thank you, bill. about 19 minutes before 6:00 a.m. let's get a look at the schuylkill. >> first alert reporter jessica boyington is watching that for you. >> the schuylkill expressway around girard avenue still moving along okay. you can see we're slow but our drive times aren't really reflecting on that yet. traffic is moving how we would want it to be on this rainy morning. eastbound from the blue route to the vine street expressway, a 13-minute trip, average speeds just into the 50s. the high 50s at that. route 202 looks the same. we're still in the green right now. no problems in either direction. 11-minute drive time at the most if you're headed southbound from the schuylkill to route 30. there's also still an accident scene in abington on susquehanna road and sewell lane. route 73 over in new jersey, this is right around the new jersey turnpike off ramp. the roads are definitely wet here.
and headed northbound towards the tacony palmyra bridge, doing okay with no scheduled openings right now. i'll be back in the next ten minutes with more updates on your morning drive. 52 degrees at our studios here in bala cynwyd. a race of road rage in montgomery county turns violent. we'll tell you what one driver did in the middle of the bill cosby and what police are looking for. pomp and circumstance. thousands of temple owls are getting ready to leave the nest this morning. we'll tell you why this morning's ceremony will be historic.
5:45. police continue to search for a gunman they say opened fire on the blue route in an apparent case of road rage. take a look. pennsylvania state police released this sketch of the suspected shooter described as a man between 40 and 50 years old. skyforce 10 was over the scene yesterday, northbound 476 in west conshohocken. police say that's where the shooter fired at a blue mitsubishi sedan. he didn't hit anyone inside but the bullet pierced the passenger's side door. >> fortunately for the victim, the way his vehicle is configured, the center console stopped that round from striking him. >> police are looking for a dark tinted windows and a special red emblem on the front. they're also reviewing
surveillance video and hoping to talk to witnesses in the case. a baseball coach and business teacher at pottsgrove high school is facing felony charges after police say he had sex with one of his students at his apartment. steven burden was arrested yesterday but the allegations first came to light this winter when another student reported the crime. he was suspended and the school is now moving to fire him. this is the fourth case like this at the high school in the student from the crime and the school board says it plans to implement a new policy prohibiting personal communications between students and staff. >> we do everything we can do educate and remind but at the end of the day, you know, sometimes people don't listen unfortunately. >> burden told police that the sex happened after the student graduated but detectives say they were able too use gps data to show he met with the 18-year-old girl while she was still a student. 5:46. 52 degrees outside.
atlantic city is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy with new jersey lawmakers stuck on a rescue plan. yesterday, assembly speaker vincent prieto says he's working on a new measure. chris christie says atlantic city has about ten days of cash left. it is graduation day at temple university. big day. >> yes, i'm still paying tuition. hallelujah. today's commencement will feature the largest class in the school's history. this is video from last year's graduation. the university pill won firm more than 9,000 degrees to undergrads, graduate students the graduates come from 49 states and 76 countries. here's some fun facts about the 2016 temple graduating class. the youngest graduate to earn a bachelor's degree is 20 and the oldest is 63.
>> life-long learners. i love them. >> fantastic there. there are 14 sets of twins, 30 members of the class have birthdays today. what a great birthday. may 6th on the day of their commencement and 167 of the gra grads are named michael. that's the most common name in the class of 2016. >> i guess. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> they will all get to test to see if the cap and gowns are waterproof. because unfortunately, it is a rainy morning for graduation sayre moneys. look at the dreary conditions. this is a live view of philadelphia from the adventure aquarium. nothing but clouds and some light rain. the clouds are starting to get a little bit thicker. the rain is going to be intensifying during the morning hours and the temperatures get cooler at 7:00. look at the chill. staying with us at 10:00 this morning. 52 degrees. it's never going to get warm. right now, philadelphia is at 51 degrees. some 40s in the suburbs, the
pennsylvania suburbs at 48 degrees. 47 right nowç at the jersey shore. and in philadelphia, bustleton is right at 50 degrees. a cool start and a chilly day, chilly, rainy day. look at the rain moving through. just got our first line of moderate showers moving through philadelphia, now into the philadelphia suburbs heading towards west chester, the lehigh valley is going to see that rain and heavier rainfall at this time, right now in delaware. right in central delaware, dover seeing those showers move to the west. these showers will be moving into maryland in just the next few minutes. but the motion of this will continue for most of the morning and then into this afternoon. you can see drying offshore. that will be in store for us later this afternoon. the clouds hang in there. that will make for cool conditions for philadelphia, the philadelphia suburbs and the lehigh valley. at the shore for south jersey and the jersey shore, rain steady this morning. will taper off later in the afternoon. still a chance of a shower late
in the afternoon. the temperatures in the low 50s, glassboro 53 degrees, atlantic city 55 and in delaware, we're seeing the steadier rain showers this morning. they'll continue into this afternoon. we'll be tapering off later this afternoon for dewey beach, 53 degrees. that's today. as we go into the weekend, yes, we get a lot of rainfall for today. then watch the showers taper off this afternoon. by this evening, close to an inch falling in wilmington, doylestown, pottstown and more than an inch in portions of delaware. as we go into the weekend, look at the drying that take place. saturday afternoon, a sprmpgle he -- sprinkle here and there, still clouds. breaks of sunshine, also some to the west. those will be even more likely later in the afternoon on sunday -- on saturday and partly sunny skies saturday evening. and dry saturday evening. but that's not exactly the end of the showers. here comes one more batch of showers for early on sunday. that's just after midnight. look at those showers roll into
parts of the area. first thing sunday morning. you can see a quick downpour at 7:00 sunday morning, moving through the lehigh valley into the suburbs and philadelphia. we'll start with showers on mother's day and then it clears out. and the temperatures will be warming up. so a rainy day today. but the ten-day outlook has scattered showers for your saturday, up to 64 grows. after a few morning showers on mother's day, sunshine takes over, 72 degrees and a bought full day on monday, up to 76. potentially even warmer on tuesday. there's a chance we'll warm into the low 80s on tuesday and again on wednesday. then it's typical springtime weather for thursday, friday, saturday and sunday. with periods when we'll see a chance of a shower but nothing like what we've been through this week. a definite improvement over where we've been. tracy, vai? >> flowers and grass got a lot of rain this week. let's get you to work on this friday morning.
>> 95, there's a big problem. tell us what that is. >> big delays on 95. if you're headed out of center city, headed northbound, these are our cameras around cottman avenue. traffic even coming off of the ramps right here. almost at a complete stop. this is because of theç jackknifed tractor-trailer approaching academy just up ahead. earlier i could see flashing lights just beyond our graphic right here. now looks like traffic just at a halt behind that. this is the drive time. i imagine the next time you see me, this will double or so. 27 minutes right now. definitely already slower as you can see headed northbound from the vine street expressway over in center city, headed up towards woodhaven road. average speeds into the 20s right now. as you can see at this point right here, nobody is moving with all of those lanes blocked headed northbound, again, approaching academy with a jackknifed tractor-trailer. vai? >> thank you, jess. new digs for the sixers. ahead on "nbc 10 news today," i'll take you on a tour of their new practice facility in cam didn't and how the team will be
right now. we're watching our cameras on 95 right around cottman avenue approaching an accident scene, just behind our graphic, there's police activity there as well. traffic almost at a standstill right now. the left lane is only getting by with a jackknifed tractor-trailer blocking most of the northbound side around academy road. big delays there headed northbound, away from center city. we'll have updates on this for you when i come back in the 6:00 hour. thank you, jessie. a delaware father is asking for help in a life and death battle. >> he's using billboard messages to try to find an organ donor. he needs a new kidney and says his search for a don'ter is moving too slowly. the single father of three is a member of ibew local 313. he asked his union brothers if he could borrow space on their sign. they agreed. >> i have to be around for my kids. it will happen.
sooner or later i'll get a transplant. >> he is 0 negative but can take a kidney from someone who is o negative or positive. if you think you can help, call or text him. dave says in this case it's okay to give his phone number. he'd love to hear from you. 302-757-3238. three minutes before 6:00 right now. construction of the 76ers new training complex in camden is on schedule and vai got a tour. how cool is that? >> it's really awesome. i recently got a chance to look at what will soon be the largest training complex until the entire nba. you'll probable i see it if you're driving in the camden area. the 76 years released this rendering in january. it will feature a full practice court, spordz medicine, a private restaurant. >> can you get us in there, vai? >> i don't know but it's nice. >> an and innovation lab for
creating consumer related products. >> this is the next phase. it goes hand in glove with everything we're trying to do to re-invest back into the youth to make this city a healthy, prosperous, better place to be. >> the sixers training complex is expected to be ready for players a little bit later this year. this will be a boone for the city of camden as well. >> sure. >> the way that it will create jobs. also i think if you ever win a championship again, i think they will in the future, they do the bridge. ver the ben franklin >> are you calling it now? >> yes. and they include camden. >> that's good. new this morning, a woman is recovering after being attacked by a dog. >> police are tell is us it was a frantic scene when they got there. >> the female jumped on to the hood of the police car. >> we'll tell you what police had to do next to protect the woman and themselves. plus, a new twist in the jerry sandusky sex abuse