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carolina shoreline. even though conditions are dry right now, we'll get remnants of that by late tomorrow into monday. so keep in mind that today is the pick of this holiday weekend. it's going to change by late tomorrow into monday. so expect heavier downpours in the forecast especially by monday. so philadelphia, for today, temperatures topping out in the low 90s. lots of sunshine in the forecast. i'll still leave it mostly clear. notice by tomorrow into monday it gets unsettled. looks like we could see rounds of thunderstorms, localized flooding and cooler conditions as the cold front pushes through. take full advantage of today because we have a mixed bag in the works. back to you. the memorial day weekend marks the start of the summer vacation season. nbc10 was on the boards in ocean city yesterday where families were enjoying the summerlike temperatures. many in our area will mark the weekend with a trip down the shore. that's where nbc10's monique braxton is live for us this
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morning. she is in atlantic city. hey, monique. >> reporter: hey, rosemary. it was desolate earlier this morning when we spoke to you, so we asked a police officer, where are all the people? he sent us here to outside by the tropicana. as you can see, a few people are out riding bicycles, walking, jogging, even though it's chilly and still breezy along the boardwalk. governor christie has given atlantic about five months to get its financial house in order. we have video to show you of how things look this morning. memorial day weekend this year not only signals the unofficial start of summer but atlantic city's mayor says it's the beginning of a financial recovery plan. the plan according to the mayor includes monthly meetings to update taxpayers. we found people here at the shore are just happy to contribute and experience what the shore has to offer. >> just get in, get out.
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yeah. beat the crowd. beach was good yesterday and the day before. it was nice. >> reporter: so you're biking from ac to vetner. >> i'm going to go to the point in long port. i hope about 18 miles for my inaugural ride for the weekend. >> reporter: the closure of four casinos has no doubt reduced the tax base of atlantic city, but eight casinos remain open, and they want to make sure you know that. we have noticed people stopping in to tropicana this morning. albeit for a cup of coffee. live on the boardwalk in atlantic city, monique braxton, nbc10 news. >> maybe a little bit of gambling later on. plenty to do down there. thanks, monique. today burlington county honors our nation's heroes with a tribute at the cemetery in wrightstown. yesterday boy scouts, girl scouts, cubs and brownies placed
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american flags on the graves. each child receives a patch for their work honoring the vets. it's work that reminds us all about what memorial day is all about. >> i have had family members that have fought in every single war this country has ever fought, so it's really important to me to make sure that i let the veterans know that i care. >> today's ceremony at the cemetery includes a flyover by new jersey's 177th fighter wing includes a 21-gun salute. wherever you go this weekend, be sure to have the nbc10 app on your phone or on your tablet. you can check the first alert forecast. you can personalize it for your neighborhood. we're constantly updating the weather. plus we will send out traffic alerts and push alerts as soon as news breaks. is that a crash? yeah! >> take a look. this crash caught on camera. it shows a plane hitting the hudson river between new york city and new jersey yesterday. the pilot died.
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the vintage war plane was seen circling before it went down. it was flying to advertise an air show this weekend at jones beach. according to the faa the world war ii vintage p-47 thunderbolt crashed into the river around 7:30 last night. firefighters on the scene report the plane had engine trouble before it went down. this happened two miles south of the g.w. bridge. witnesses saw the pilot trying to get out of the plane, but he was unable to free himself before it sank. the coast guard will be back out here this morning to pull the wreckage from the water. new from overnight in our area, a baby is in the hospital after this three-car accident in montgomery county. crews called to city avenue and marion road around 1:30 this morning. one of the cars was on fire and a 6-month-old girl went to children's hospital of philadelphia for treatment. no word on her injuries or condition. a man is in the hospital
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this morning after his motorcycle crashed in philadelphia. nbc10 was on this scene in feltonville where police tell us the motorcycle was crossing roosevelt boulevard at c street when it slided wicollided with around 3:30 this morning. the rider is in critical condition. no reports of other injuries. philly police busy this weekend also looking for the driver who hit and killed a preacher in kensington and didn't stop. the victim's family identifies him as ella lione. he was preaching at his church and then took church members to the soldier of the lord ministry on front street. he was killed when he went to get back in his van. detectives are looking for a 1998 to 2008 dark colored saab. we have yet another bear sighting in our area. this time in bucks county.
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it's been everywhere. a viewer in quakertown took this photo of the black bear hanging out in his neighbor's back yard. this was all happening yesterday morning. the viewer tells us that police warned residents in the area earlier this week that a bear was floating around. the guy who sent us this photo said he didn't expect such a close encounter. i don't know if you can tell from the picture but the bear decided to post up near the bird feeder and snack on the seed. eventually once he had his fill he took off. an historic trip around the world with a stop in the lehigh valley. we'll have details on where you can see a solar plane today that's been touring the globe to promote clean technology. also coming up, donald trump courts voters in california while protesters clash with police. we'll get an update from the campaign trail straight ahead.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist erica martin
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with an update on your weather. holiday weekend, happy memorial day weekend. today happens to be my pick of the weekend simply because we have temperatures topping out in the upper 80s, low 90s. showers moving in tomorrow as the tropical depression works northward. memorial day start, a chilly a.m. along the shoreline. but warming up nicely as the day progresses. mostly sunny. a muggy feel. keep in mind that u.v. index is high. a warmer night in the forecast. seeing lots of mid to upper 60s and developing clouds before tomorrow. north wildwood, new jersey, looking nice right now. everybody seems pretty comfortable. keep in mind, a little chilly along the shoreline for the next couple hours, and then warmer temperatures in the works. if you look at the bottom of your screen you'll see the temperatures for the next couple of days, cooling down by monday. here is your onshore flow. the culprit, this is why it's cooler along the shoreline.
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no worries. warming up nicely. coming up in my next forecast i have what to expect for the next ten days. if you're hitting the road this holiday weekend, gas prices not too bad. the average price of gas nationwide is about $2.30. that's about 34 cents less than a year ago, but it's the highest price so far this year. locally on average a gallon of unleaded regular gas costs $2.47 in philly, and the suburbs just outside philly in pennsylvania. in south jersey, $2.12. we know it's cheapest in south jersey. delaware is $2.24 a gallon. 8:09 on this saturday. the memorial day weekend, as we know, is a busy time at the shore, at the delaware beaches and even in the pocono mountains. those are not the only places to find family fun. if you're staying in town, take a listen. ♪ >> that's what you can hear tonight at 7:00. the philly pops and the mann center for the performing arts
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will be presenting memorial salute, a concert honoring all those who serve. chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz will be emceeing the event. it's open to the public. tickets are reasonably priced and there are some deals for special groups. so veterans, active military, philly police and firefighters, they can get into the show for free along with their families. same goes for philadelphia public school students, teachers and administrators. they can also get free tickets. for details, just go to nbc10.com or check out the nbc10 app. nbc10 and our parent company comcast are proud to sponsor the event. today you can visit a piece of history in allentown. the solar impulse plane is on display right now at the lehigh valley international airport from 10:00 this morning until 4:00 this afternoon. it is trying to make a record-breaking trip around the world using solar energy. the goal of the trip is to raise
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awareness for clean technologies. we want you. coming up, the government's message this memorial day weekend to students across the country. and the war on zika. how local kids could play a major role in tracking the virus-carrying mosquitos.
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8:13 right now on this saturday. what we have been doing every saturday is taking a look back at the week's top stories. let's start with monday. a baltimore judge found officer edward nero not guilty in the death of freddie gray. the former south jersey firefighter was acquitted of
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assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. gray died after he was arrested and transported in the back of a police van. tuesday bill cosby ordered to stand trial in montgomery county. he has been accused of drugging and assaulting a woman in his home in 2004. portions of the statement that cosby and his accuser gave to police in the past were read aloud in court. on wednesday the state department audit of hillary clinton found the presidential candidate broke federal records rules through the use of a private email server. she never sought approval to use personal mobile devices for official business. she dies wrong doing. new jersey lawmakers passed bills to prevent atlantic city from running out of cash. the governor signed the deals yesterday. it eliminates the threat of a state takeover for now.
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friday president obama became the first sitting american president to visit hiroshima, the city where the u.s. dropped the first atomic bomb more than 70 years ago. now your nbc10 first alert neighborhood weather. >> good morning. i am meteorologist erica martin with a look at what to expect for the rest of this holiday weekend. right now conditions are warming up nicely. we're seeing lots of 70s. mid 70s for the lehigh valley. delaware currently at 72 degrees. if i can get that going there. i'm new. why not. 74 for the p.a. suburbs and philadelphia, currently at 73 degrees. so as we continue this going, we'll see the temperatures climb steadily into the 80s and the 90s as the day progresses. the warmest day of this holiday weekend, and then we start to cool down late sunday into monday as a cold front pushes through from the northwest. so headlines include 80s for some and mainly some 90s across the area. so, again, keep in mind that
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we're going to start to warm up nicely as the day continues and then by sunday into monday we're certainly going to see a cool-down and a lot of rain showers in the works and possibly some isolated thunderstorms. otherwise, philadelphia, this is how your day breaks down for today. at 10:00 a.m., 76 degrees. notice that we're seeing a mix of sun and clouds. everything will improve as the day progresses. the pollen forecast is not this but we're certainly going to see uncomfortable situations for the next couple of days. big story right now, of course, is the u.v. index. we'll see a couple of showers here moving in. but that's not the case right now. we do have a high pressure system that's sitting over north carolina. it will continue to work its way northeastward. as it does, it will allow some showers to keep on in as that tropical depression pushes inion shore. then the showers push northward.
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lehigh valley, 10:00, 79 degrees and mid to upper 80s by noon. a nice day in the forecast overall. keep in mind that the u.v. index is high and we're having air quality issues, so the ozone is a major issue. the e.p.a. has issued a statement for today, so keep in mind that's going to be a problem especially if you suffer from asthma and for children as well. stay hydrated because of the warm conditions. so currently, west mount airy, 72. parkside, 74. society hill 73. and pennsport currently the upper 70s. the day warms up nicely. plenty of 90s in the forecast and cooler temperatures by tomorrow. you can always find out more information if you follow us on twitter, and we'll keep you posted on just how the tropical depression will affect us. even though it's not here now it will get to the carolina coastline by tomorrow, and then it looks like some showers and thunderstorms, possibly flooding, by monday morning.
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back to you. >> thanks so much, erica. time to check in on this week's wednesday's child, a bright and athletic kid with a lot of love to give. he is looking for a forever family to make all his dreams come true. nbc10's vai sikahema introduces us to nemnir. >> we first met him four years ago. as a 9 or 10-year-old he wanted to train to be a professional athlete. now he is in 8th grade and his dreams have not faded. we took him to the cherry hill health and racket club. he has wanted to be a proathlete as long as he could remember. football, baseball, basketball, he plays it. not only does he love to play. he loves to work. as much as he loves sports, it's not as important as having a forever family. >> being there for me, making sure i don't do those things, as
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well as getting me to go for the positive things. >> reporter: he is exceptionally bright, talented and articulate. he is an artist and loves to paint and make things. he knows what he wants from his forever family. >> being there for me. being open to new things. >> reporter: mamir cares about self-improvement. >> i am always looking for imperfections and flaws just so that i have something to focus my mind on and try to fix. become -- or better myself. >> reporter:mamir is this week's wednesday's child. >> if you would like to make his dream come true or the dream of any wednesday's child go to our website at nbc10.com and search "wednesday's child" or call the national adoption center at 1-866-do adopt. tragedy on the track. two racehorses die as horrified spectators look on. we discuss what's being done to
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keep future thoroughbreds and their jockeys safe. will you ever have the money to retire? a startling study finds many in our area must choose between working much longer or living in poverty. finally, community empowerment, the urban league of philadelphia expands its reach. coming up, sunday morning at 11:30 following "meet the press" only on nbc10.
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the institute of science and technology charter school is one of pennsylvania's first charter schools. it's located in west philadelphia. the school is for students in grades kindergarten through 8th. today sandra glenn the ceo, joins us to tell us about a fund-raiser coming up, a reception. thank you for being with us. >> it's a beautiful day. happy to be here.
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>> first tell us about horambe. some people may not be aware that it's been around a long time and does good work in the community. >> 20 years old next year. one of the first, as you mentioned, charter schools in pennsylvania. the first african centered charter school. and founded by a former educator here in philadelphia. john skeef. it's unique in a couple of ways. even before we talked about stem, the focus of the school is science and technology. the arts and culture are intertwined with the academics. i think it creates a special environment. this is a school where the adults and the children are very close and strong relationships. there is a lot of respect. if you come into our building, you immediately feel the warmth. it's a caring environment for the young people. i'm proud to say that we have launched dozens of very successful young people here in
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pennsylvania and in philadelphia. so i think that makes it unique. >> you talk about coming into the building, people are invited. let's segue into your event coming up which is a reception and really an open house for people to get to know the school and the students. >> yes. always looking for friends. as you know, we are challenged in terms of supporting our public schools. we are a charter school, but we too are challenged. we have over 500 young people. about 530 students in the school. the education now is so much more than the basics of reading, writing and arithmetic. we have to prepare the children for problem-solving and working in collaboration. the focus on technology is so important. one of the projects we've launched is to put chromebooks in every classroom. we have a computer lab, but having technology in the classroom is really important as well. so we have looked for ways to continue to bring resources into the school.
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so this thursday, june 2nd, we'll have a reception and fund-raiser. we're inviting our friends or friends to be to come to the school on north 56th street, 5:30 p.m. and see the challenge of the children. see and hear what harambee is all about. we'll have the school community there, the parents and the school staff will be a part of it. it's also a way to make contributions to the school. this is be the third one we'ven do. it's a great way to bring the school community together but also link us to the larger community. >> coming up this thursday, sandra glen, thank you for being with us. we appreciate it. >> thank you. have a great day. >> you too! if you are looking for something to do today in chester county this holiday weekend, the 120th horse show and country fair is well under way. this year's show and fair grounds got a $1 million makeover. it includes improvements to the rings plus more space for vendors. 8:25 on this saturday.
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still ahead on "nbc10 news today," atlantic city kicks off memorial day weekend with high hopes. monique braxton is live on the scene. hey, monique. >> reporter: the boardwalk is coming alive. some people say the city is making a comeback. you'll hear from them after the break. conditions for today, ideal. seeing upper 80s and low 90s. a change in the forecast. cooler temperatures by late sunday into monday. details coming up.
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the jersey shore kicks off memorial day weekend with a sun-filled saturday. here is a live look at the board walk in atlantic city. plenty of people out getting their bike rides in, morning walks. a couple people out jogging. here is the deal. enjoy it while it lasts because we know rain is coming. we'll let you know how long it will last and when it's come. thanks for being with us on this saturday morning. i'm rosemary connors. let's get right to meteorologist erica martin. she is tracking all the changes. right now, erica, looking at the shot behind you, nothing but clear skies! >> nothing but clear skies. nothing to complain about.
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not today. in fact, we do need some rain showers. as you mentioned, your parents were talking about cooler along the shoreline, that's because we have the onshore flow. gorgeous outside right now. that's the story for today. we'll start to see changes later tomorrow into monday. as we track the tropical depression that will make landfall along the carolina coastline. it's gorgeous right now. seeing a few clouds out there. sunny skies, 72 degrees. 74 in lehigh valley. only getting better as the day progresses. 91 in philadelphia. and the suburbs seeing upper 80s and perhaps a few low 90s. mid to upper 60s for tonight. maybe a light jacket or sweater tonight. otherwise a nice night in the forecast. this is tropical depression two. it's expected to make landfall along the carolina coastline.
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you'll start to see the showers moving our way. this system will affect us essentially as we start to see some showers start to develop there. there you go. the clouds moving through. northward. and some showers sunday into monday. i do expect some localized heavy downpours and possibly some flooding. of course, you can always follow us on twitter for updates on that. rosemary, back to you. >> thank you, erica. the memorial day weekend is here. atlantic city officially unlocked the ocean yesterday. it's their annual tradition. now the resort town is open for business. nbc10's monique braxton is live along the boards in a.c. hey, monique. >> reporter: it is a beautiful, breezy morning here along the boardwalk. you can see just over my shoulder a few folks are out walking, taking a morning stroll along the boards as they call it. some people have also been on their bikes. we've also seen people jogging. this memorial day weekend brings a sense of renewed hope to a
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cash-strapped city. governor christie signed off on it. now atlantic city leaders have 150 days to figure out how they will balance the budget. one-third of the casinos, as you know, are now closed, yet shore-goers are optimistic. we found the financial woes are not keeping the crowds away this holiday. >> it's a great resort. grew up in south jersey. been coming here my whole lifetime. really hoping that things turn around. looks like they are. people have to be optimistic. >> reporter: and merchants we talked to tell us that 70% of their annual business will occur in the next three months. and by the judge of things here, just looking at folks along the boardwalk, it seems that they're not shy about contributing. live now in a.c., monique braxton, nbc10 news. >> i'm sure the visitors are happy for the weather. extra screening lines this
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weekend and bomb-sniffing dogs will help travelers get through security at philadelphia international airport a little more quickly. the dogs allow passengers to leave their shoes on through security. the tsa is hiring 768 agents and canine units to cut wait times across the kupt thcountry this download the nbc10 app. you can get everything on it. we'll give you events to go to in your neighborhood, we'll give you the forecast which we update constantly. you can personalize it for your neighborhood. we'll also send out traffic alerts and push alerts as soon as there is breaking news. usa, usa, usa! donald trump's latest rally in california sparked more violence in the streets. scuffles between proand anti-trump protesters in san diego brought out police in riot gear. officers made several arrests
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and more than a dozen people needed medical treatment. the gop nominee did not mention violence at his rally. trump is backing off the idea of debating democrat candidate bernie sanders. on thursday trump told reporters the debate was on if the event could raise $10 million for a cause like women's health. the sanders campaign started negotiating with tv networks, but yesterday trump killed the plan. here is his reasoning and then right after it you'll hear sanders' reaction. take a listen. >> if you're in first place you don't want to debate a guy who is in second place. >> you know, i hope that he changes his mind, again. i mean, mr. trump is known to change his mind many times in a day. >> sanders also called trump a bully, daring him to agree to a debate. last night bernie sanders' supporters pushing for votes in south jersey. they went door to door in pemberton. they're planning for another
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bu push next week. hillary clinton plans to return to the garden state next week. she is scheduled to stop in newark on wednesday. thursday she is due to speak on the west windsor campus of mercer community college. clinton's office says she'll push her plan to raise family incomes. new this morning, medics treating two people for minor injuries from this accident in north philly. good thing they're minor injuries, all things considered. a car overturned at cambria and 23rd streets around 6:00 this morning. a happy ending here. you can see, once everything was secure, the firefighters decided to turn over the hose to this little guy and, quite a nice day. speedy with a message. just ahead we'll hear from the
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owner who says the vandals have it all wrong. grafitti with a me. just ahead we'll hear from the owner who says the vandals have it all wrong. fitti with a messa. just ahead we'll hear from the owner who says the vandals have it all wrong. i with a message. just ahead we'll hear from the owner who says the vandals have it all wrong.
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. now, your nbc10 first alert neighborhood weather. >> good morning. i'm meteorologist erica martin with an update on your weather. happy memorial day weekend! conditions for today are perfect. it's my pick of the weekend for sure. temperatures topping out in the 80s and 90s. lots of sunshine in the forecast, but we have a change on the approach. some showers for the second half of sunday into monday. and it looks like we could see
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some isolated thunderstorms in the forecast, especially early monday. so take full advantage right now. futurecast starting this sunday, 5:00 a.m., notice that we're starting to see clouds develop and push in from the southeast because we have the tropical depression. all of the energy, those showers, pushing this way. notice the isolated pockets of oranges and yellows and even some reds, denoting heavier downpours are moving through and likely isolated thunderstorms. so keep that in mind especially if you're traveling early monday morning. spotty showers into tuesday. today is a gorgeous day. enjoy it nonetheless. we need the rain anyhow. the extended ten-day forecast, cooler by sunday into monday, thanks to a cold front, and a little unsettled to start the following week. you have a wonderful memorial day nonetheless. back to you. >> thanks, erica. new this morning, as the
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olympic torch makes its way through brazil. the world health organization says there is no need to cancel or postpone the summer games in rio because of the zika virus. who made the announcement in response to a letter from 150 health experts who called for the games to be delayed or relocated in the name of public health. one local community is already getting involved in the fight against the zika virus. nbc10's katy zachry shows us how students are monitoring mosquitos. >> reporter: mercer county has been on the lookout for mosquitos carrying the zika virus. for months now, really since the winter. now local students are being encouraged to get involved in the effort. students from across the country are being asked to work with their local mosquito control team to collect egg samples. we caught up with a team in mercer county doing just that. it's as easy as putting a cup and paper towel liner near standing water. the samples would be sent to the invasive mosquito project.
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it's an idea born from a university of agriculture scientist in the u.s. who wants to create an updated map of mosquito activity in light of the zika virus and other life-threatening diseases that mosquitos carry. >> now we have the fear from zika and chickungunya, but really this is an education project for people and for building a dynamic map. >> we want to be proactive. once you have the disease, all the invasive mosquitos in your area, it's too late. >> reporter: the scientist behind the project says in the past when he has put forth this kind of plea for help students have been more responsive with the data collection than adults. so that's why school groups are encouraged to take part. but really, anyone can get involved. just contact your local mosquito control board. we have more information on our website. nbc10.com. and a reminder. wear long sleeves and insect repellant if you do participate. katy zachry, nbc10 news.
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deadly flood waters sweep through texas leaving drivers stranded and first responders risking their lives. we'll show you the aftermath after the break.
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spray. >> a camera just outside the clarkville restaurant at 43rd street and baltimore avenue was rolling as the vandals spray painted gentry go home on the wall. the restaurant's owner believes it's supposed to mean gentrification, indicating fears that the restaurant will drive out long-time residents from the neighborhood. clarkville employees tell us that the vandals are mistaken. >> active in the community. we're here for everyone. so whatever the message is from the vandals, they clearly don't get what we're all about. >> the general manager says that this is the second time the restaurant has been vandalized in recent weeks. ooh. that could have been a lot worse. all things considered. here is the story. a police officer in passaic county barely got out of the way of that falling tree. officer doug faber ended up breaking his wrist trying to get to safety as the 60-foot poplar fell onto the road. the officer was trying to move
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another fallen tree. this all happened in ringwood when the poplar came crashing down. let's head to texas where two people are dead and one person is missing after severe weather. a firefighter who went to rescue a driver swept away by high water needed a little help from the air. that's the video we're showing you right now. a helicopter pulled the firefighter and the driver to safety in austin yesterday. the water was just moving way too fast for the two of them to safely make it to dry land without a lift. today, by the way, the state is bracing for more rain. now your nbc10 first alert neighborhood weather. >> good morningism' meteorologist erica martin with an update on your weather. you bring up a great point, rosemary. even though conditions will be dry for today we have heavy downpours sunday into monday and flooding is no joke. so keep that in mind. i'm going to show you futurecast in a moment. right now let's enjoy sunshine and temperatures in the 80s and 90s. a muggy day in the forecast.
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cari considering an onshore flow. sticky situation out there. by 2:00 p.m. we're seeing upper 80s with a slight shift in the winds, south-southwesterly and forecast for the next couple hours for philadelphia, 3:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. -- at 3:00 p.m., 88 degrees. at 7:00 p.m. we're seeing mid to upper 80s. a nice day in the forecast. ideal as far as the holiday weekend goes because we do have a change on the approach by tomorrow. lehigh valley, 88 degrees by 3:00 p.m. and trending nicely for the entire day. so enjoy that. lows for tonight also pretty mild, seeing lots of upper 60s. philadelphia, 68. coatesville at 63 and wilmington, your overnight low in the mid to upper 60s. a little breezy for tonight. the clouds will develop quickly. i'll show you right now on futurecast. this is what i was talking about
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earlier, the potential for localized flooding. here you start to see the approach of the developing clouds moving in from the southeast. that's because we do have that depression, tropical depression number two, due to make landfall along the south carolina coastline. it will continue working northward. there is a low pressure system out west that will meet up with it, which is why we're expecting heavier pockets of downpours. by sunday into monday, early monday morning, we're seeing some yellows, oranges and even some reds, telling me that it looks like we have the threat for isolated thunderstorms. so possibly some severe weather, especially when you are talking about the potential for some -- any downed trees, the winds will get gusty and we have the potential for localized flooding. everything starting to clear by tuesday, though we still may see sprinkles monday into tuesday -- late monday into tuesday. your ten-day looks like this. not that great by monday.
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tuesday notice the cooler temperatures as the cold front starts to dip on down. otherwise, pick of the holiday weekend, of course, is today, so get on out there and enjoy. be sure you apply the sunscreen often, stay hydrated and the air quality index is poor for today, so something to keep in mind. you can always follow us on twitter. back to you. hi. i'm amy fadool. the phillies opened a series in chicago against the best team in baseball, the cubs, at wrigley field. it rained during the entire game on and off. when it rained it really meant business. cubs' bats meant business as well. fourth inning game tied at one. soler goes deep left center. off the score board. would have been out of the park otherwise. cubs with the lead. david ross. this one to the bleachers nearly out of wrigley. 5-1 cubs.
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kris bryant's turn in the fifth. a towering shot. that goes out of the park onto the street. cubs doing what they do best, scoring runs. phillies fall 6-2. world cup of hockey this september in toronto at air canada centre. flyers will be well represented. claude giroux named to team canada, the third time he's played in international competition. he's been in the 2013 and 2015 world championships. shayne gostisbehere on team north america. he is a finalist for the calder trophy for the nhl's top rookie. borecheck, neuvirth and gudas on the czech republic. mark streit and sean couturier. the eagles resume activities next week. carson wentz continues to learn the offense as the coaching staff continues to install the
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system. wentz has definitely opened eyes during his minimal work on the field including those of wide receiver jordan matthews who was on csn's "quick slants" this week. >> you can tell he plays the edge. you can tell he has a chip, and you can tell he wants to take risks. one of the biggest attributes in a quarterback that people overlook is savvy. the great ones, aaron rodgers of the world, the tom bradys, peyton manages, brett favres. a lot of them are great with -- about xs and os but also have savvy. they're not always going to go by the book. >> training camp is less than two months away. i am amy fadool from "comcast sportsnet."
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nbc10 continues our commitment to clear the shelters and find homes for adoptable pets. on this saturday i am joined by charlotte the kitten here who is -- now she is playing with my mike. >> she has taken to your microfoern. tell us how charlotte came to you. >> she was found as a stray. she really likes it. she is very playful all of a sudden. she came to us as a stray several weeks ago now. it's really that season where kittens are all around. kittens and their moms. so she was underweight at the time and went into poour foster care program so get up to two pounds so she could be ready to be spayed and up for adoption. >> you mentioned this is the season for kittens not just for the pennsylvania spca but everywhere. >> yes. we made a trip to act philly this week as well. we're trying to help them as
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much as we can. pulled some moms and kittens. their maternity ward was full. we try to partner as much as we can to get them out. those kittens and moms will also have to go into foster care. we're asking people, you know, of course, if you want to adopt a kitten, we have plenty, but also, if you're not ready to have a pet full-time, this is like probably a two, four, six weeks at the most commitment to keep the moms and kittens until they are ready to be spayed or neutered and ultimately adopted. >> i should mention that many spca employees like yourself, jillian, do a lot of the fostering after hours. >> exactly. i actually have a foster dog with me at this time. we really see firsthand the dogs or cats who are in need, whether it be that they're too young or they have a medical issue or they're just stressed in the kennels and we want to make sure that we're doing as much as we can for them while we can.
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so our foster program is so important. and yeah. so our employees do it a lot. we'd love as much help as we can get. >> you're practicing what you're preaching. no offense for this weekend. it's a holiday weekend, we know a lot of people are out of town but you're open today and tomorrow. >> yes. we won't be open on monday but today and tomorrow. we have kittens, young dogs and adults as well. lots of great animals being looking for home. >> the number, 215-426-6300. jillian coker, thank you for being with us. >> one last check of the weather. let's send it over to meteorologist erica martin. hey, erica. >> you know what, for all the pet owners, keep in mind with the thunderstorms late sunday into monday, they might get a little jittery. give them extra tlc. otherwise right now seeing lots of sunshine. a gorgeous day in the forecast. temperatures in the 80s and 90s. a wonderful start to the holiday weekend.
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we have some showers in the mix by sunday into monday. be well and be sure to follow us on twitter for more weather updates. >> erica martin, thank you so much. that does it for us on this saturday. i am actually off tomorrow, so i won't be with you for our sunday, but have a great memorial day weekend and a great holiday. as erica said, be safe. i'm sarad this is "open house."
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this week it's the beach versus the big apple. we're on the hunt for a new home with reality star turned tv host audrina patridge. oh my gosh. it's so pretty. sara gore: high profile agents from the west coast. look, i lived in new york, and as much as i like a closet sized apartment, ryan, doesn't cut it anymore. sara gore: and the east. i typically don't like to fight guys smaller than me, but i'm going to do it today. let's go. sara gore: pull out all the stops to seal the deal. plus we're taking a trip to savannah, georgia to visit the queen of grits and gravy. so y'all, i don't say this to just everybody, but would you like to come into my bedroom. we're on tour with chef paula deen.

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