tv NBC10 News Today at 6am NBC August 2, 2016 6:00am-7:01am EDT
william lynn could be released from prison today. but prosecutors are eyeing up another trial. strip mall firefight. crews battle for hours. and a busted water main still causing problems this morning. nbc 10 news starts now. 6:00 a.m., 73 degrees outside. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm katy zachry. thanks for joining us. if you stepped outside, you'll notice relief is in the air. we'll check in with meteorologist bill henley to see if that's going to stick around for today orç the rest of the week. >> temperatures are running cooler than yesterday. 73 degrees in philadelphia. in the suburbs, 69 degrees right now, into the 70s with mostly cloudy skies for the suburbs and for the lehigh valley where clouds are lingering. there will be some sunshine later this morning. look at the temperature warming up to near 80 degrees at lunch time in the lehigh valley. delaware, a chance of a shower
this afternoon. just a slight chance of a shower. most of the day it will be dry. with some breaks of sunshine into the 70s, topping out near 80 degrees this yafternoon, 81 for philadelphia, suburbs 80 with partly sunny skies. there's a chance for an isolated shower or possibly a thunderstorm. most of the day will be dry. you'll see more sunshine this afternoon than we'll be seeing this morning. a lack of sunshine will likely help with the commute, some of that bright sunshine can slow things down. let's find out how the traffic is moving this morning. jessica boyington has your first alert update. >> we have an update on a few things we just found in our cameras a few moments ago. 95 around cottman avenue, just a few minutes ago, literally five minutes ago, we had an accident scene. headed southbound into center city, now that has just cleared out of the way. we have big delays into center city. 95 around cottman avenue. here's the 42 freeway around creek road over in runnemede.
we just had a traffic stop over here with police officers involved over into the right-hand shoulder. that's clear as well. northbound into philadelphia, no big problems there. but there is a disabled vehicle that's reported out in abington on old york road and bader road. more updates on the rest of your morning drive. police are looking for the driver in a deadly hit and run in atlantic county. they say an suv hit and killed a woman while she was crossing the white horse pike in galloway township last night at 6th avenue. witnesses told police the suv ran a red light, hit the woman and then took off. they are looking for an older model chevy tahoe or suburban. monsignor william lynn could walk out of prison after serving three years. matt delucia is outside the criminal justice center in south philadelphia. >> monsignor william lynn's attorneys are asking the judge for a release, all the while,
prosecutors are trying to decide whether or not to retry the official. the pennsylvania supreme court last month upheld a superior court ruling that lynn deserves a new trial. prosecutors argued that monsignor william lynn knowingly transferred pedophile priests from one parish to another here in the philadelphia archdiocese during his send ytenure as secr of clergy, the early '90s through 2004. he's served three years of a six-year sentence at a prison in northeastern pennsylvania. an attorney says lynn should be released because as of now, with an overturned conviction he's not being held on formal charges. he would like lynn released on 10% of $250,000 bail. monsignor william lynn is 65 years old. in the coming days or even today he could be released by that judge if that order is granted here.
live at the criminal justice center, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. three firefighters are recovering from heat exhaustion after battling aç building fir in doylestown. skyforce 10 was over the scene of thick smoke that rose above gsi kitchen and bath show place last night. it took 150 firefighters several hours to get the fire under control. they got help from backup water tankers when they began to lose water pressure. they battled the intense heat and flames. >> because it was so deep seeded, mostly we just saw smoke and heat. every once in a while when it found a place to break through, either the roof or the front, some fire would break out. >> the fire marshal is trying to determine what caused the fire. now to a story from delaware county we brought you as breaks news last night. you can see the hole opened up as workers tried to get to the broken main. the intersection is expected to re-open by 8:00 this morning,
just in time for the commute. >> five minutes past 6:00. new jersey attorney general and office is investigating the shooting of a new jersey man by state troopers in his home. officials say troopers mistakenly responded to a home of 76-year-old gerald sykes after a dropped 911 call late last friday. the call did not come from the sykes home in upper deerfield township. sykes grabbed his shotgun when he heard people outside. he was in his living room when he was shot three times in the back. he claims the troopers did not announce themselves. state police say they did announce themselves. sykes remains hospitalized at cooper medical center. the city of philadelphia is trying to decrease accidental shootings by giving away gun locks. this is in response to a new law in philadelphia that requires guns to be locked when not in use. officials will be at rose play ground at 75th and lansdowne avenue tonight from 6:00 to 8:30. tomorrow it's at 32nd and cumberland.
new details on the kathleen kane perjury trial. jury selection is set to begin tomorrow. lawyers for the pennsylvania attorney general asked the state supreme court to throw out charges against her. kane argues that the grand jury that investigated her was unlawful, claiming the special prosecute who ran the panel had no authority to do so. she's accused of leaking secret grand jury material and lying about it under oath. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> six minutes after 6:00. we're looking at cloudy skies this morning but no sign of showers this morning if you're heading out, it's muggy and cloudy. there's plenty of moisture in the area. some areas seeing a little bit of fog, not happening in center city. you don't even have the low clouds we had yesterday. sun breaks through as the day goes on. though there's still a slight chance of a shower, possibly even a thunderstorm during the day today. mostly it's going to be dry and it's going to make for a nice partly cloudy evening. clouds will break, the humidity will be coming down this
evening. right now, look at hazleton, zero visibility. light fog in lancaster and mt. pocono. it's not an issue at all in philadelphia, new jersey or delaware. but clouds are lingering in these locations. got some breaks in the clouds at the shore. that's where we're seeing sunshine. still a few clouds in the area, 71 degrees at the shore. low 70s for most of the rest of the area and in the suburbs this morning, 67 now in west kallen township and warrenton is 69 degrees. not going to be a hot day today. it is going to be another day with a chance of a shower. for now, any shower activity is way to the north and offshore. we'll watch for some spotty showers at best. most of theç day, dry. with clouds breaking for some sunshine into the low 80s for center city and somerton, doylestown, 75 degrees. clouds lingering. we'll see sunshine break through later in the day after a cloudy morning. and the lehigh valley, upper 70s and low 80s with a chance of a
shower. spotty showers, isolated shower possible in new jersey and at the shore. wilmington, drying out this morning but a possibility we'll see an afternoon shower. by this evening, we'll really be drying out as the humidity comes down. got your t10 day on 10 when i'm back in a few minutes. there have been a few bumps in the road with traffic. >> we're watching cottman avenue right now. again, for some big delays. we had an earlier accident scene that's cleared out of the way for right now. you can see we are still see something of that delay. 23 minutes already in the yellow. this time yesterday, we didn't see any delays on 95 all morning, especially. southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. that's where we're seeing the delays and speeds that are dropping down into the 30s. also moving over into new jersey, watching burlington township, a downed pole closing a portion of route 206 around pemberton road.
in abington, there's a disabled vehicle on old york road and bader road. watch for that. 95 through delaware, doing it better than 95 around center city philadelphia area. north and southbound, no problems. 11 minutes there from 295 to 495 with speeds into the 60s. more updates when i come back in the next ten minutes. new poll numbers in the presidential race and one candidate is getting a bump. >> and donald trump hits the campaign trail in pennsylvania. we'll hear how he rallied the crowd while facing off with the family of an american war hero. plus, radar on the road. we'll give you a look inside the newest tool for the first alert weather team, stormranger 10.
guess what i just did? built a sandcastle? ha, no, i switched to geico and got more. more? 24/7 access online, on the phone or with the geico app. that is more. go get some mud... all that "more" has to be why they're the second-largest auto insurer. everybody likes more. mhm, i think so. geico. expect great savings and a whole lot more.
6:13. good morning, valley forge. we're at 70 degrees. meteorologist bill henley is tracking conditions in our neighborhood. we'll be back in just minutes with the first alert forecast. an engineering firm and its project manager is denying they ripped off hurricane sandy victims. >> the case covers home owners in our area in new jersey as well as in new york. yesterday, authorities released the manager on bail after he and the firm pleaded not guilty to charges of felony fraud and operating without a license. insurance companies hired the firm to evaluate damage from the 2012 superstorm. but scores of home owners filed lawsuits claiming engineering reports illegally altered by the firm cheated them out of insurance money they should have gotten. >> he's completely innocent. he did not defraud anybody. >> the insurance company is scamming the home owners. so, you know, they should be penalized. >> smaller insurance payouts for some sandy victims to delay rebuilding their homes or they had to walk away from their
homes altogether. the first alert weather team has a new one of a kind tool to bring you a more accurate forecast. this morning, first alert meteorologist sheena parveen gives us a look inside stormranger 10 and its high powered mobile doppler radar. >> this is stormranger 10, the only raid or on wheels that you'll only find on nbc 10. that means it's basically your neighborhood radar. we can move this wherever we want, whenever we want to have a better look at storms and whatever type of weather is heading your way. ♪ now we'll take a peek inside stormranger 10's radar so you can see what it looks like. maller than a normal radar, it means we can put it in areas where stationary radars can't go. if we can fill in the gaps that other radars miss, that means we
have a better look at storms. on top of stormranger 10, it's our very own weather station. the data gets transmitteden side stormranger 10 right here on the computer we're able to tell you wind speeds over 90 miles an hour, wind direction, also humidity, air pressure, air temperature, so all of this comes together to bring you the most accurate up-to-date, current information in your neighborhood wherever stormranger 10 is. it makes stormranger 10 so unique. so now you know, stormranger 10 is only on nbc 10 and it's the only radar on wheels which means we can move it wherever we want, whenever we want in any kind of weather, realtime data, we fill in the gaps that other radars miss so now we can tell you the type of weather that's coming, how severe it is and when it's going to get here more specific, more accurate, all to keep you safe. dimension we're the only station that has it?
stormranger 10 only on nbc 10. >> you can get a closer look inside stormranger 10 on nbc10.com or tap the free nbc 10 app. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> excited to use that new technology in the coming days. right now, we're looking at cloudy skies but no showers. that's a live view from center city. cape may seeing mostly cloudy skies. you see the clouds have broken a little bit. we'll see more breaks in the clouds as the day goes on. we are getting cooler temperatures this morning than yesterday. upper 60s right now in mel ka township, 71 degrees upper township, summers point while atlantic city is warmer at 75 degrees. we're watching the radar. no showers in the area right now but there are some showers, a possibility as the day goes on. for now, the storms are farther off to the north. a few sprinkles move through the pocono mountains this morning. there are chances of rain in our future.
over the coming days, we will see drying conditions. the rain chances will be decreasing for allentown, atlantic city, philadelphia and dover. until we get to saturday, that's when the chance of rain goes right back up. and we're also getting a break from the heat, too. not so hot. today the temperatures will be lower and the next few days will be below normal temperatures by the end of the week, though, philadelphia is back into the upper 80s, middle 80s for allentown, it stays cooler at the shore as one would expect. dover will warm into the lower to middle 80s by friday. but a nice break from the extreme heat we saw from most of the next week. sunshine today will break through some spots of sunshine this afternoon. the 10 day on 10 has clearing skies for tomorrow and cooler, too, in the morning, an indication of less humid conditions. the humidity will be down tomorrow by thursday, the temperature up just a little bit. the humidity will still be in check on thursday. by friday and the weekend,
sunshine will fade saturday with a chance of some showers and thunderstorms as the temperatures reach into the low 90s on saturday. then back into the 80s with sunny skies for sunday, becoming more comfortable, moving into monday, the humidity drops once again, later sunday and monday. sunshine with temperatures in the 80s for tuesday and wednesday, back up to 90, though, thursday. >> bill, thanks.ç 6:18. let's get you to work on this tuesday morning. >> jessica boyington is here with a check of the roads. >> what are you watching it seems like? there may be no issues behind you where we have had issues the last few times we saw you. >> we are seeing more of a rush hour around this time over yesterday. we didn't have a rush hour yesterday. we're looking at new jersey, the jersey roads are doing great, 295 in mt. laurel around route 38. all lanes moving along nicely. more traffic headed southbound right now.
from this point, route 38 headed towards the black horse pike. that's in case you're headed towards philadelphia. average speeds well into the 60s. we're not seeing big problems or delays in mt. laurel at least at that point on 295 right now. watching upper dublin, an accident on jaredtown town and 309 southbound, another accident scene there. burlington township, a downed pole at 206 that's had a portion of that road closed for most of the morning. tracy. 6:19. 73 degrees outside. a parking debate is picking up steam in south philadelphia. we'll explain how one group is pushing for enforcement on a ban of median parking along broad streak. the rio games are just days away. there are questions about the safety of the water. we'll tell you why olympic officials and scientists are not seeing eye to eye. if you want to soar along the highest,
welcome back. it's a few minutes before 6:30. a new jersey veteran suffering from post traumatic stress disorder could soon be treated with medical marijuana. yesterday, the state senate passed a measure to allow the drug to be used for ptsd patients. the bill now heads to governor chris christie's desk for final approval. medical marijuana is already approved in new jersey for treatment of ms, terminal cancer and muscular dystrophy. tonight the questions of tolls for a replacement bridge on i-95 will be up for discussion at a public hearing. the scudder falls bridge spans the delaware river. construction of a new bridge is set to begin next year. tonight's hearing in easton will focus on new toll rates for the replace mts bridge. the delaware river joint toll bridge commission is proposing a $1.25 toll for passenger vehi e vehicles with e-z pass. the toll would be one way,
southbound 95 from new jersey into pennsylvania. in morning, everyone. jessica boyington watching your first alert traffic. we've had a few problems this morning but we're not seeing a huge, huge problem on any of our major roads. right now we're watching route 38 over in camden, new jersey. this is around airport circle. everything moving along just fine. you can see the roads in the back. that will be headed towards philadelphia. no problem or delays over the bridge right now. updates for you as soon as we start to see things get sticky. for now, let's get a check on today's forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> plenty of clouds around this morning, jessica. they are starting to thin out. actually we'll get sunshine and there's still a chance you'll need your umbrella. doesn't look like as big a threat today. 73 degrees right now at 6:24. >> next at 6:30, controversy on the campaign trail for donald trump. yesterday both vice presidential running mates offered up their opinions on his feud with the
family of a fallen soldier. we'll hear how tim kaine slammed the republican and how mike pence came to his defense. flooding aftermath. a maryland town faces a long road to recovery after this weekend's deadly floodwaters. this morning, we are learning about one of the victim's ties to pennsylvania. is pat toomey's agenda your agenda? toomey voted seven times to defund planned parenthood. he even tried to shut down the federal government in order to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. and toomey's against a woman's right to choose and supports overturning roe v. wade which would allow states to criminalize abortion. pat toomey: he's focused on his own agenda, not us. majority forward is responsible for the content of this advertising.
donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!"
maybe almond breeze tastes because it's the only almondmilk made with california blue diamond almonds. but if you ask our almond growers... there's no maybe about it. almond breeze. the best almonds make the best almondmilk. proud sponsor of usa volleyball. military family feud. donald trump takes to twitter to take on the father of a fallen soldier. just released numbers in the polls show a spike for hillary clinton. parking petition. one group is making a push to ban a popular practice in south philadelphia. this is nbc 10 news. >> good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm katy zachry. >> i'm tracy davidson. just before 6:30. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert
neighborhood forecast. bill, how does it look out there? >> we have sunshineç breaking through the clouds. you can see it in delaware, 71 degrees in frawley stadium, seeing that sunshine. the temperatures will climb into the upper 70s with partly sunny skies at 11:00. 77 degrees, heading into the low 80s this afternoon. clouds are lingering in the suburbs, not seeing the fog that we had yesterday but mostly cloudy skies at king of prussia, those clouds will linger into the early afternoon hours. we'll eventually see enough sunshine to see enough temperatures warm in the entire area into low 80s this afternoon. that's cooler than normal this time of year. there's still a chance of an isolated shower in the lehigh valley and in delaware. but most of the day we're looking at dry conditions, partly sunny skies this afternoon. i'll go through the forecast hour by hour. one forecast for each of our areas when i come back in just a few minutes. right now, let's see how the traffic is looking on a tuesday morning. jessica boyington has an update. >> we're watching for a disabled
tractor-trailer in northeast philadelphia on the boulevard, headed southbound in one of the lanes of the inner drive. that's where we're seeing that blocked off, approaching strahl e-street. we are seeing minor delays. the eastbound lanes, trooper road, having more traffic headed towards the schuylkill expressway. speeds clocking into averaging high 50s. from 29 to the schuylkill, we're okay with a nine-minute trip. upper dublin, jarretttown road and north linkilhn pike. in a just released positivele this morning, support is growing for democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton. the survey monkey poll shows clinton leading republican rival donald trump by eight points, 50% to 42%, a seven-point bounce for clinton following the democratic national convention in philadelphia. the same poll last week showed trump getting no bounce from the republican convention, though
other polls did show a bounce. meantime, donald trump and hillary clinton again took aim at each other on the campaign trail yesterday. >> that's right. donald trump let loose during a rally near harrisburg. the gop nominee was in pennsylvania, trying to appeal to working class voters in one of the top battle ground states in this election. trump had these choice words for clinton and her formal rival turned supporter bernie sanders. >> if he would have just not done anything, go home, go to sleep, relax, he would have been a hero but he made a deal with the devil. she's the devil. he made a deal with the devil. true. >> trump also said he's afraid the fall election will be, quote, rigged. >> yesterday hillary clinton was stumping in omaha, nebraska, joining billionaire warren buffett who endorsed her over the weekend. clinton was talking about her tax plan when she mentioned her opponent's name. >> i'm told donald trump stays glued to the tv set. i hope he heard warren.
while warren is standing up for a fairer tax code, trump wants to cut taxes for the super rich. >> today clinton will be in colorado while trump campaigns in virginia. meantime, trump is facing more criticism about how he is handling a back and forth with the family a fallen soldier. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live in the digital operations center. we're now hearing from both vice presidential candidates as well. tell us more. >> tracy, we are. it started with one gold star family calling out donald trump for a stance on immigration at the dnc. khan said trump's policies wouldn't have allowed th[ son to be an american. captain humayun khan was killed in iran fighting for the u.s. he was protecting his fellow soldiers from a suicide bomber at the time of his death. several other gold star families are joining in support of the khans who have gotten an earful from donald trump. last night, trump tweeted this,
quote, mr. khan, who did not know me, viciously attacked me from the stage of the dnc and is now all over tv doing the same. nice. here's what clinton's running mate, tim kaine, had to say about trump's ongoing feud with the gold star family. >> donald trump has the temerity to say we're going to punish muslims, we're not going to let them in the country. he paints a broad brush. this family and many muslims have lost their lives serving in the united states military during the last 15 years. many, many. >> trump's running mate mike pence also addressed trump's remarks to a crowd last night. >> as i said last night, as donald trump said saturday night, captain khan is an american hero and we honor him and honor his family as we do all old star families. >> donald trump fired off another tweet last night which read, quote, the story isn't
about mr. khan but rather, quote, radical islamic terrorism and the u.s. get smart. end quote. meantime, john mccain is one of the latest republicans speaking out about trump's remarks, saying captain khan is an example of true american greatness. reporting live in the digital operations center, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. in the meantime, more republicans are stepping forward to denounce donald trump's comments about the muslim parents of a fallen u.s. soldier. that includes pennsylvania senator pat toomey who's fighting to be re-elected come november. yesterday, toomey said the khan family like all americans who lose loved ones in the defense of our country deserve our gratitude and honor. anything else is inappropriate. toomey's opponent katie mcginty says those words are not enough. she responded, until pat toomey pledges to oppose donald trump in november, his carefully crafted statements about our nation's veterans and armed forces are completely hollow.
a group of citizens wants to end illegal parking in the middle of broad street in south philadelphia. city officials enforced the ban during the democratic national convention but as of last night, things were back to normal with cars parked in the median. the political action committee, fifth square, wants to change that. the group's online petition showed at least 1,000 people asking the city to enforce the median parking ban to make streets safer for pedestrians. mayor jim kenney's office set a public dialogue has to be held before any change is made. the home owners we talked to did not want to see a change. >> you spend a good 20 minutes sometimes looking for parking down here. >> i think as long as people in south philly own cars, it's going to it be a real problem to get this passed. >> we did find one homeowner who said he signed the petition agreeing that median parking on south broad street is dangerous. 6:35. today the cleanup continues in a small maryland town after a deadly storm. heavy rain caused devastating flash flooding which led to more
than 100 water rescues and left two people dead. this is what it looks like now after the water receded in ellicott city, maryland. now take a look at what caused it. the severe weather that hit saturday night. six inches of rain fell in just two hours. overwhelming small streams, causing water to surge down main street. a group of 11 people formed a human chain to save a woman who was trapped in her car. a state of emergency has been declared in that area. one of the people killed, one of the two people killed in the flooding is from pennsylvania. 35-year-old jessica watsula from lebanon was visiting family and trying to drive away. she leaves behind a 10-year-old daughter. her car was swept away by flood waters. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 6:36. mostly cloudy skies. the clouds, though, already showing signs of thinning out. this is easton, pennsylvania. you can see some sunlight making
it through. a view of the sun this morning from the comcast center. we can see sunshine and a few scattered clouds. the clouds will be thinning out as the day goes on. we're starting off in the low 70s, 73 degrees in philadelphia. by lunch time, partly sunny and 77, near 80 degrees this afternoon. the suburbs, clouds this morning will thin out this afternoon. there's a chance of an isolated shower. certainly not an all-day rainfall. the lehigh valley, 72 degrees now. clouds linger for much of the morning. we'll get some breaks of sunshine, a slight chance of an afternoon shower. into the upper 70s for new jersey. winds out of east at 8 miles an hour. those will be stronger at the shore, the jersey shore, will have afternoon temperatures a little bit warmer than they are right now. 74 degrees now. into the middle 70s. they'll be held back by stronger onshore breezes.sunny skies at . for delaware, we're seeing some breaks of sunshine.
76 degrees at 10:00. 80 degrees with a chance of an afternoon shower. 2:00 and 4:00 this afternoon. there's some drier, more comfortable air ahead. i've got your ten-day on ten when i come back in just a few minutes. >> bill, thanks so much. it is 6:38. as bill said, temperatures are cooler outside than what we've been waking up to the last few mornings, which is a wonderful relief. >> yes, if you're getting ready to head out. let's check the roads including the schuylkill expressway, first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. >> we are seeing a little bit of delay, not because of major problems in place there, katy and tracy. we're watching the schuylkill around the glad winwyne area. we are watching a disabled tractor-trailer that's right here, just pulled over up ahead into the shoulder. so not blocking any of the lanes.
not causing any serious disruption there. definitely something to watch out for. we'll keep an eye on that for you to make sure it doesn't start to tie things up. there's a disabled tractor-trailer reported on the roosevelt boulevard headed southbound in some of the inner drive lanes approaching strahle street. construction will be around until 2:00 p.m. on friday over the delaware memorial bridge. so no backups right now into new jersey on to 295 or the turnpike. watch for that left lane closure. >> jessica, thanks. 6:39. next, summer games security. we'll explain how rio is preparing to deal with the stress at the olympics. a viewer brought in a drone forç repairs but an unexpected problem made him think he'd never get it back. we'll show you how the nbc 10 responds team swooped in to help.
good morning, valley forge. 71 degrees right now outside in chester county. meteorologist bill henley is tracking conditions in our neighborhood. he'll be back in minutes withç his first alert forecast. >> in today's nbc 10 responds, the man bought a drone to take scenic pictures but it broke. >> after he sent it in for repairs, he says he never saw it again. he reached out to nbc 10 responds. >> it's amazingly sharp. >> glenn took this individual from his drone over a year ago. he said flying it is a release and helps him relax. >> we're glued to the ground, see these pictures from a couple thousand feet up is impressive. >> reporter: he also owns this classic 1936 mercedes 500k and wanted to use his drone at car shows. >> they're priceless works of art. >> reporter: months after he bought it the drone stopped working. >> they said it was a mother board. >> reporter: he took it back to the store where he purchased it,
hobbytown in clifton heights. >> i was just learning how to fly it when it failed. >> reporter: then the store closed and didn't get a response back. >> i haven't seen this thing since it left my hands april of 2015. >> reporter: then he watched nbc 10 responds. >> i saw on channel 10 what you do. i'm thinking you know what, let's see if these guys, you know, can actually do what they say they do. i was stunned. i was amazed. >> reporter: we reached out to horizon hobby which makes the drone. >> i think you have a heavy hammer. you have a lot more clout. >> reporter: horizon hobby tells us it wasn't able to track down the information on the original repair since the store is no longer in business. as a goodwill gesture, it agreed to send him a brand new drone for free. >> i actually felt like i won the lottery a little bit. >> reporter: he says he can't wait to fly his new drone. >> thank you, man. >> reporter: you're welcome. >> appreciate it. >> reporter: harry hairston, nbc
10 responds. if you have a consumer problem for nbc 10 responds, head to our website and fill out the complaint form or give us a call and we will respond to you. it's just a few minutes before the start of the tad today show. >> savannah guthrie joins us from new york with a look at what's coming up. good morning, savannah. >> good morning, katy and tracy. donald trump stepping up his attacks on hillary clinton, calling her the devil as our new poll shows him losing ground in the presidential race. we'll have the latest on that. the man behind that death defying 25,000-foot jump out of a plane without a parachute. he'll join us for his first live interview since that historic feat. and from rio, matt and hoda set out to conquer one of brazil's famous landmarks, sugar loaf mountain. apparently hoda was not exactly thrilled about the trip to the top. >> she just couldn't look. we'll see you at 7:00. >> exactly. thanks.
now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 6:45. heading out right now. we have clouds that are breaking. it is a muggy morning. the mugginess will stay with us into the afternoon. but with breaks of sunshine, the sun really breaks through later this morning, this afternoon. the temperatures lime into the low 80s today. partly cloudy this evening as we'll be drying out. the humidity will be coming down during the evening hours. this morning it's the temperatures that have come down into the low 70s, 71 degrees in delaware. seeing sunshine in delaware and south jersey, while it's mostly cloudy in philadelphia and the suburbs. 68 degrees in west kallen township. upper 60s in western chester county. north wales is at 70 along with ft. washington. warrenton 69. pretty uniform temperatures. that's typical when you have lots of clouds overhead. satellite and radar, though, shows inç spite of lots of clouds, not much in the way of showers. the showers this morning are farther to the north and northeast. there is a slight chance of a shower this afternoon. our chances, though, for rain
over the next couple days will be coming down. a slight chance for allentown and atlantic city today. for philadelphia and dover, but look how it lowers over the next couple days as that drier air comes in and goes right back up as we go into the weekend on saturday. that's the next chance of rain. not so hot, normally we're in the 80s. middle to upper 80s this time of year. the next few days will be below normal. sunshine will warm into the low 80s for philadelphia today and tomorrow. a little bit cooler for tomorrow in dover. wildwood is seeing 70s for the next few days, allentown, low to mid-80s over the next several days. so not much in the way of rain, not much in the way of heat but we're certainly seeing plenty of clouds this morning. they'll break for some sunshine this afternoon for philadelphia, the suburbs and the lehigh valley. a shower is possible this afternoon, new jersey, even at the shore. most of the day will be dry, even in delaware, 80 degrees this afternoon.
and the 10 day on 10, well, that shows a more comfortable day for tomorrow. 67 in the morning, 8 in the afternoon. we'll see more sunshine tomorrow. bright, sunny skies for thursday and friday as the temperatures warm up slowly. by the end of the week saturday, 92 degrees with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. the second half of the weekend looking pretty good. 87 degrees for sunday. and then typical august heat for monday, tuesday, wednesday and thursday. so the second day of august, today, partly sunny skies, just a slight chance of a shower, up to 81 degrees this afternoon. ladies? >> we're into august already. the summer is flying by. >> it really is. >> bill, thanks. let's get a check of the roads. >> jessica boyington is here with a look at the vine street expressway. >> we are watching the vine. we're starting to see a delay headed westbound towards the schuylkill expressway area or maybe if you're headed to 30th street station. that's right in here. you can see everything moving along, though, no big problems or delays. this is the vine around 18th
street. just typical morning volume. we are watching 14-minute delays on thorndale train 1580 for septa. other than that, mass transit pretty much running on time or close to schedule. we're not seeing any problems there. there still is a disabled tractor-trailer out in roosevelt boulevard in northeast philadelphia. that's headed southbound taking out inner drive lanes approaching strahle street. here's the garden state parkway out in upper township around the cape may tolls. you can see a hazy camera lens right here. one car or so moving through, maybe you're heading down the shore or heading home from the shore, you'll have no problems doing so right now. katy? >> thanks, jessica. the road to rio is in its final stretch. we are three days away from the start of the 2016 olympic games in brazil. and the opening ceremony is set for this friday night. nbc 10 is the only place bringing you all of that sports action. >> olympic officials are insisting that rio de janeiro's waterways will be safe for athletes and visitors.
>> but a study found those waterways are as filthy as ever. the associate press commissioned a 16ati16-month test of guanaba bay. the study found some 1,400 athletes are at risk of getting sick in water competitions. the president of the international olympic committee appeared toisagree. >> you will have four tests a day. you see the measures being in place to remove the debris. it's all coming together. >> athletes said they were trying to protect themselves as best they could. some said the beaches are no dirtier than many others they visit ready. with the world coming to o rio, an increased police presence is in place around the olympic venues there. brazil is working with other countries, including the united states and france, to ensure safety and deal with the threat posed by global terrorism. nbc 10's jacqueline london is in rio right now for the games.
she is tracking dozens of athletes with ties to our area. and we'll bring you an all-access pass to their competitions. look for her reports starting this wednesday. >> get to know those local athletes going our going for gold special. we'll profile the men and women representing the u.s. and our area. you canal see it on nbc 10 this saturday at 7:00. nine minutes before 7:00 right now. next, we take look at this morning's headlines, including a bail hearing in a philadelphia church sex abuse scandal. >> we'll explain what is next for monsignor william lynn and why his legal troubles could continue even if he's set free. plus, the name game. we'll explain how a shore town could go back to its original roots and its name.
happening today in the philadelphia church sex abuse case, monsignor william lynn could move a step closer to freedom. >> lynn's lawyer plans to ask a judge to order the monsignor's release from prison. prosecutors are deciding whether or not to retry him. lynn has already served three years in prison for helping to protect priests accused of sex abuse. today, a veteran philadelphia firefighter will be laid to rest. this morning, a second viewing will be held for gabriel lee at deliverance evangelistic church. lee died last month at his firehouse. he was found in the basement unresponsive at ladder 12 in north philadelphia. he was a 17-year veteran of the philadelphia fire department. a funeral service will be held at the same church today at 11:00 a.m. the city of philadelphia is trying to reduce accidental shootings involving children by giving away gun locks. this is in response to a new law in the city that requires guns
to be locked when not in use. the giveaway will be at rhodes play ground at 75th and lansdowne avenue today from 6:00 to 8:30 and tomorrow at 32nd and cumberland. tonight is national night out. >> that's right. in montgomery county, officials got an early start for it. members of several police departments from across the county spent time hanging out with neighbors, kids, enjoying live entertainment and carnival rides. attorney general loretta lynch will help kick off the 33rd national night out in detroit. she's expected to discuss the need for strong positive relationships between communities and police. millions of people in all 50 states are expected to take part in tonight's festivities featuring block parties, cookouts and parades. happening today, north wildwood city council will decide if voters will get a chance to say if they want their sty's name changed. if the resolution is approved, the cape may county clerk will place a nonbinding question on the november ballot. last month, a group of residents
presented a petition to the mayor and city council asking that the name north wildwood be changed back to its original name, angle sea. now to a story from delaware county that we brought you as breaking news last night at 11:00. skyforce 10 was over a busted water main that closed the intersection of burmont and glendale road in havertown. the iodersection is expected to re-open by 8:00 this morning. i'm first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington with one last check on your morning drive. right now we're watching the schuylkill expressway, starting to see those delays into center city. yesterday around this time, we pretty much skipped over all morning rush. that's typically what a friday would look like or a monday would look like throughout the months of the summer but not tuesdays. again, this is around montgomery drive. we're seeing a 20-minute trip right now. we are already in the yellow. about a seven-minute increase there. that's the eastbound side heading into center city from that drive time from the blue
route to the vine street expressway. speeds also just starting to drop down into the 30s. we're still watching for a disabled tractor-trailer on roosevelt boulevard, southbound inner drive lanes approaching strahle street. there may be slowdowns by the scene as well. here's the 42 freeway around route 41. we're not seeing southbound delays or traffic. if you're heading down the shore or maybe towards the sticklerville area, no problems there. northbound headed toward, we're starting to see that delay heading into philadelphia. watching mass transit as well, we're seeing minor delays to septa this morning. thorndale train 1580 is running about 14 minutes late. nothing too major. check before i don't you go, just in case, sometimes we see residual delays because of that, a roller coaster effect. patco, d.a.r.t., new jersey an amtrak running on time with no delays. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> clouds are breaking just on
schedule, too. we're expecting to see some sunshine today. didn't see a lot of it in philadelphia yesterday. 73 degrees right now. you can see sunshine is breaking through the clouds on this live view from center city. 77 degrees will warm to at 11:00 this morning. still cloudy in the suburbs, 69 degrees right now. king of prussia will get cloudy skies for much of the morning. may see some sunshine but more sunshine breaking through this afternoon. starting to see a little bit of sunshine in the lehigh valley. that will warm temperatures into the upper 70s to near 80 degrees at lunch time. for the lehigh valley, you can see a few breaks of sunshine, too. 76 degrees at 9:00. by lunch time, 79 degrees. these numbers warm into the low 80s this afternoon. there is still a chance of a shower today, an isolated shower is possible, even a thunderstorm is possible. most of the area is going to be dry. got it, bill, thanks. thanks for watching "nbc 10 news today." local updates throughout the
morning. always get realtime news, weather and traffic on the nbc 10 app. the "today" show is next. have a great morning. we'll see you in 25. good morning. hell hath no fury. >> she's the devil. she made a deal with the devil. it's true. >> donald trump launches a new attack against hillary clinton and says he's concerned the election is going to be rigged against him. while our new poll out this morning shows trump falling eight points behind his democratic rival. unprecedented. the cdc telling pregnant women to avoid travel to a miami named where ten more people have contracted zika. leap of faith. he made history by jumping out of a plane without a parachute at 25,000 feet landing safely in a giant net. so