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attorney general on trial. today the case against kathleen kane begins with jury selection. family tragedy. a couple and their three children are dead after an apparent murder/suicide. and back to business. a philadelphia courthouse will re-open today after last week's elevator accident. nbc 10 breaking news. >> 6:01. we begin with breaking news into nbc 10. we just learned that the computer problem causing delays for delta airlines has been resolved. delta grounded flights because of the problem this morning. again, we just learned the problem has been fixed at delta airlines. an nbc 10 is at philadelphia international gathering information. we'll check in with them in just a moment. 76 degrees and just after 6:00. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema.
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just saw a flock of birds behind us. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley and the morning forecast. >> too soon to head south for the winter. going to be a warm summer day in spite of what you seeç here, there are breaks in the sunshine. what a range, andorra, manayunk in the 60s and 70s for fox chase and west mt. airy. philadelphia international, 75 degrees. northeast philadelphia, you're in the low 70s with a couple of exceptions. somerton down to 65 degrees right now. we'll see a nice warmup as the day goes on, into the upper 80s. the lehigh valley, 86 degrees this afternoon. mostly sunny skies there. you see scattered clouds at times in delaware. 87 degrees this afternoon and clouds won't be all-day cloudiness. you'll see scattered clouds into the afternoon and the suburbs 87 degrees. at the shore, it will be a nice
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day. 82 degrees, the high temperature. we'll go through the forecast hour by hour when i'm back in a few minutes. first an update from the first alert traffic reporter with jessica boyington. >> we're watching an accident scene out in fishtown, frankford avenue and girard avenue. there's a tractor-trailer blocking off part of the road. also in abington, there's another accident in huntington pike and dale road. 422, no big problems or delays. eight minutes eastbound from 29 headed up towards the schuylkill expressway with speeds still clocking into the 60s as well. vai and tracy? >> jessica, thank you. we want to give you an update on breaking news. moments ago delta alerted us that flights are about to be back up and running after a computer issue grounded flights across the globe. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live
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at philadelphia international airport. >> vai, i just spoke it a manager here with delta airlines about the trouble they're experiencing this morning. he tells me they have regained use of their computer systems down here and that they are able to get passengered checked in, which they are doing right now at this line. they do confirm they are still dealing with the outages. delta tweeted out, the departing flights were delayed because of the departures. it's been difficult to check as the website has been down. they hope it will be up and running soon. delta and philly international advising travelers to check the status of their flights before leaving for the airport. we'll be checking in to see how long before the rest of the system is up so that way people at home can check their flights before they go. i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news.
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6:04 and 75 degrees outside. happening today, pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane's trial begins with jury selection. nbc 10's matt delucia is live outside the montgomery county courthouse in norristown. tell us more about this case. >> reporter: this trial was more then a year in the making. it seems from leaked confidential documents to a newspaper reporter, the jury selection will begin in norristown later on this morning. it puts the state's top prosecutor at the defense table. she's facing perjury, official oppression, or instructing the law and conspiracy. the case centers around the leak of secret grand jury documents. prosecutors allege that kane was responsible for the leaks and lied about it. sheç argues there's an old boy network plotting against her.
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kane's law license has been suspended since last year. she did say she will not seek re-election. if she is convicted she'll face several years in prison and a permanent revocation of her law license. now live in norristown, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. 6:06. happening today, the trial begins in the lehigh valley for a soldier accused of killing his teenage girlfriend's mother. ok this happened in the driveway of their upper macungie home. her daughter was sentenced to 35 years to life for helping in the murder against her mother. she's expected to testify against barnes. at least 53 people are dead
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after a bombing at a pakistan hospital. officials believe a suicide bomber chose the hospital after dozens of lawyers gathered to mourn another lawyer that was killed in another targeted attack. an american and australian professor have been kidnapped in afghanistan. they were driving when they were pulled out of their suv. they both worked at the university and were on their way home when five gunmen wearing afghan military uniforms took them. this morning, a berks county community is grieving the loss of an entire family. police found the bows of megan and mark short all this gunshot wounds in their sinking spring home. investigator have not said who pulled the trigger. new from overnight, one person is in critical condition after a carjacking in southwest philadelphia. police were called to 60th and woodland around 1:00 this morning where they found a man shot multiple times.
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shell casings all over the sidewalk. there are no arrests. also new from overnight, philadelphia police are looking for a gunman who shot two men inside a car in northern liberties. nbc 10 was on 6th street near brandywine street. the victims managed to run into an apartment building with a gunman firing on them before they take off. the victims are in stable condition. the witness gave officers the shooter's name and address. philadelphia's criminal justice center re-opens its main concourse following an elevator accident last week. the courthouse was closed thursday when an elevator shot up and crashed through a concrete floor. a sheriff's deputy is in crystal but stable condition. investigators continue to look for the cause of the accident. now your nbc 10 first alert
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weather. >> the sun is up and we'll see a lot of sunshine at the shore. look at that nice view from sea isle city. there will be scattered clouds sometimes but no sign of wet weather for us today. the temperatures at the shore have dropped into the 60s and 70s. 75 in atlantic city. summers point is 70 and 60s for upper township, woodbine 66 degrees. wilmington, see scattered clouds but also those are sun lit clouds. we have breaks of sunshine, too. the temperatures starting in the 60s and low 70s, wilmington just cooled down another degree to 7% degrees while limestone road is 66. we're seeing 60s in lewes and low 70s for rehoboth beach. there will be scattered clouds around during the day. no sign of wet weather, not until later in the week. for today, your hour by hour forecast is calling for a sea breeze telling this afternoon. temperatures are a bit lower at the shore. the rest of the area will get a nice break from the humidity today. clouds, some sunshine, 86 agrees
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at 5:00 this afternoon in philadelphia. mostly cloudy at 1:00. that will be filtered sunshine coming through the high clouds. you'll see in the suburbs, too, after sunshine this morning, 73 degrees. 83 at 5:00 with partly sunny skies. a lovely day for the lehigh valley. sunshine, 80s this afternoon, low to mid-80s later today. delaware, plenty of sunshine. some of the high clouds moving in during the afternoon hours. still in the 80s this afternoon for delaware, new jersey and the shore. into the low 80s with sunshine at 1:00 and some of those high clouds at 5:00 today. there are some storms in our future. maybe you've noticed that with the seven-day forecast along with heat and humidity. a heat wave is brewing. i'll take a look at the 10 day on 10 when i'm back in just a few minutes. 6:1024 monday morning. let's take a look at the schuylkill. >> what are you seeing? >> most of the majors are light this morning. that's typical of a monday or a
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friday into or out of the weekend over the summer months. right now you can see the schuylkill having cars starting to move through. only a 13-minute drive time especially when you look at our cameras around girard avenue. 13 minutes from the blue route to the vine street expressway. route 73 over in voorhees, new jersey, cooper road, a couple of cars out there. no big problems or delays. watching the blue route, all the drive times are pretty much in the clear still. we're at a 15-minute drive time southbound from the schuylkill to 95. average speeds also into the 60s. i'll be back in ten with more updates. >> today in rio, local rowers hit the water in search of olympic gold. >> we'll hear how the schuylkill river played a role in their training. >> and how dozens of dogs in a high kill shelter are getting a second chance in delaware.
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you saw right there, the world's best rowers will battle, the men's and women's rowing eight compete in rio. >> team usa has an advantage others don't have, the schuylkill river. steve castrozak and stan ozerkist said rowing on the schuylkill was great preparation for rio. >> it's crowded, bumpy.
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>> it's crazy, it's madness. >> if you can compete on the schuylkill river, they say you can compete on any other racecour racecourse. kelsi worrell did not advance to the finals. . >> we love her. whether she medals or not, she's not going to quit the sport. >> kelsi's parents say she'll definitely try for gold again in tokyo in 2020. watch the latest olympic k"t and jac reports continue an nbc 10 news. 75 degrees outside. from our delaware bureau, more than two dozen dogs get a second chance at life in wilmington.
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volunteers with faithful friends animal society were on a mission to save these 30 dogs. they were all in a dallas shelter running out of space and their lives were on the line. faithful friends stepped in, got the dogs and brought them back to find them new homes. >> it's an amazing feeling. the volunteers are excited to be a part of it. the staff, most of them came in on their day off to help support this. we're all really excited. >> all the dogs have been spaded, neutered and vaccinated. they'll be available for adoption this week. 6:17. let's get you to work on this monday morning. beautiful morning. >> seeing those dogs, i'm reminded when jessica brought her dogs in a couple of weeks ago it was. how are they doing? >> the floors have never been cleaner. maybe i'll bring them back. i don't want them ruining my house anymore either. they're good boys. thanks for asking.
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>> give my regards. >> you know what else is doing great, 202. i'll stop throwing them under the bus right now. route 202 at 29. everything is fine. northbound from 29 to the schuylkill expressway, a six-minute trip. average speeds clocking into the 70s. in fishtown, a tractor-trailer close closing frankford and girard avenue. here's millville. you'll be good to go when heading out the door on the jersey roads there. more updates when i'm back in the next ten. for now, let's get a check on today's forecast. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> xleent dog walking weather. the humidity will be dropping. what you won't see are the
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clouds completely moving out during the day today. we'll get sunshine, nice breaks in the clouds. temperatures in the 60s and low 70s and falling at this hour. clayton at 67 degrees. 66 in lumberton while florence and cinnaminson are in the low 70s. we will get a break from the humidity today. humidity dropping during the day today from the 70s into the 40s this afternoon. very low humidity later today. that's going to make for a comfortable evening, too. set the stage for just that. there is a heat wave brewing. the heat wave ahead later this week with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. a steamy weather starts moving into allentown. you can see upper 80s on wednesday, 90 agrees on thursday. frd, 90 start on wednesday. into the middle 90s in philadelphia on thursday and reaching into the 90s later this week for delaware while the shore stays in the 80s. but it's going to turn markedly warmer and it looks like.
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later this week, that will change. the 10 day on 10, as it warms into the upper 80s, sunshine, clouds, partly sunny. a little bit more humid tomorrow. 70 in the morning, 89 in the afternoon. a lot steamier starting wednesday. that will bring us a chance of showers on wednesday. low 90s, into the middle 90s. it will feel like it's 100 degrees or more for thursday, friday and saturday. a chance of storms each day, even on send where the temperatures are lower. the real cooldown comes a week from today on monday. 85 degrees and low 80s with a chance of storms on tuesday, up to 84 degrees on wednesday. beautiful day today. things start changing starting tomorrow. tracy? >> bill, thank you. right now in montgomery county, police are looking for two men accused of stealing a rare snake. we'll show you the surveillance
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wegmans ez meals. 6:24 this morning. this morning in montgomery county, the search is on for a rare snake and two thieves. this is a picture of what the snake looks like. it's an australian python. surveillance video shows two men in natural pet on dekalb pike in east norriton over the weekend. here they are walking out of the store. if you happen to recognize either or both of these two men, you're asked to call police. the phillies got a triple play in san diego yesterday. this is rare. franco took a ground ball, stepped on the bag, threw to hernandez and on to tommy joseph for a 5-4-3 triple lay.
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that's the phil's first triple play since 2009. the phils won the game, 6-5. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington watching the roads. right now we're watching a portion of fishtown where girard avenue and frankford avenue is closed right now with an accident scene. a tractor-trailer is involved there, clean on to the sidewalk and blocking off the road. police officers directing traffic around the scene. that will be issue best bet for right now to follow the detours. updates when i come back. for now, let's get a check on today's forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> we're looking at a sunny start in cape may. 75 degrees in cape may. 75 in philadelphia. heading for the 80s this afternoon. your neighborhood forecast just ahead. >> and this morning, we're following breaking news. officials with delta airlines
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are working to fix a problem after a worldwide outage. an update, live from philadelphia international airport. plus, commuter concerns. we'll explain the changes that take effect today on septa's regional rails. i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue 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!"
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meteorologist bill henley and his first alert forecast. >> some scattered clouds in the area, no rain associated with these clouds. moving through the morning and into the afternoon hours. we'll still get enough sometime to warm these temperatures up. 60s in delaware, newark is 69 degrees. very low 70s for claymont and wilmington into the south. it's in the upper 60s in lewes and rehoboth beach is at 71 degrees. sunshine, some clouds and temperatures into the 80s this afternoon. as the numbers climb, the humidity will be coming down. look at the sunshine in the lehigh valley. scattered clouds in new jersey and the pennsylvania suburbs. 87 degrees this afternoon, up to 88 degrees. at times it will be mostly cloudy. that will be filtered sunshine. still warming us into the upper 80s today. jessica boyington is standing by with an update from the first alert traffic center. >> we are watching 422. these are our cameras around
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trooper road. no problems or delays. normally around this time trooper road would be backed up but it is summer. we're not seeing around increase there. we'reç watching an accident in fishtown, frankford and girard avenue. that intersection is all blocked off. abington, huntingdon paek and dale road. delta is dealing with computer problems that grounded flight departures worldwide. pamela osborne is live at philadelphia international. what's happening there? are the computers working? >> yes, vai. the computers are working here. that isn't necessarily the case any other place right now.
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i can tell you they are able to check people in for their flights at the counter. they are able to do this because they switched over to an older system that they don't use anymore. yes, they are checking people in for their flights but that doesn't mean passengers are going anywhere as of yet. delta experiencing the systemwide outage that's grounded departing flights all across the country. here at philly international, they said the problem was noticed just after 3:00 this morning. this is confusing to passengers. we talked to a few people leaving that departure counter. the flight boards show a lot of the flights are on time this morning, within the past few minutes we've noticed some of the departure times change over to delayed times. pretty frustrating for
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passengers because they have not been able to check the website before they head out the door this morning. probably your best bet if you're flying out delta, give the airline a call to see if things will be moving on time. i did reach out to corporate delta. we're still waiting to get more information from them as to when the problem will be fixed and when the flights will start moving again. roaring live at philadelphia international, i'm pamela osborne. a victim was shot in the face overnight inside a home on south 7th street. police are calling it a suspicious death but are not calling it a homicide yet. 6:33. happening today in delaware, a teenager is charged with negligent homicide in the death of 16-year-old amy joyner francis. she died after being beaten in a
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bathroom at howard high school of technology in wilmington. the judge will decide if the suspect's case could be moved to a higher court and what punishment the crime should carry. two other girls also face charges. we're not saying the names bauer they're all under age. friday, fbi and irs agents searched south philadelphia, the home and bar of the local ibew boss. they also searched the union headquarters in union hall in spring garden and philadelphia city councilman bobby heinen's office. before serving on city council, heinen was the union's political director. the union says allegations of financial impropriety are somewhat puzzling.ç back in 2006, the fbi searched
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dougherty's home as part of a tax fraud investigation into an electr electrical contractor. dougherty wasn't charged in that case and wonhasn't been charged this case. the lansdale, trenton, manayunk, glenside will be working on alternate schedules. new this morning, changes have been made to water facilities in horsham township montgomery county. here are picks of filters that the horsham water and sewage authority recently added to make sure the water is clean. also all public wells in horsham will be tested on a monthly basis, instead of quarterly. next week, officials will begin randomly sampling tap water at
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homes across the township. people in the area believe chemicals used at the now defunct willow grove naval air station may have leaked into their water supply. donald trump is expected to outline his poe posal on tax cuts. democrat hillary clinton campaigns in florida today. she'll detail her plan for jobs and manufacturing on thursday. also in drit to the same group trump is speaking to today. while hillary clinton is gaining in national polls, a new "washington post"/abc news poll has the former secretary of state leading donald trump by eight points among registered voters. that is double the lead clinton had before the political convention. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 6:36.
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looking east from easton. you can see clouds and some bright sunshine, too. the high clouds will be around at times during the day today. the sunshine will warm temperatures into the 80s for easton and for the rest of the area, too. there's that line of clouds. extends into the ohio valley. not going to bring us rainfall. we'll see enough sunshine to warm it from the 70s to the upper 80s. lots of sunshine filtering through the clouds. low 80s. that's by noontime today. the suburbs, get ready for a sunny start to the day. high clouds. no sign of any showers for the area. the lehigh valley, getting a nice cool start this morning with temperatures in the 60s. it will warm into the low 80s at lunch time and then middle 80s this afternoon. a little breeze out of the northeast at three miles an hour. the humidity will come way down during the day today. new jersey, sunshine and high clouds as well. showers not in store for us
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today. 78 degrees. you'll need your sun glasses this afternoon. 80s this afternoon, topping out at 84 degrees at 4:00. the jersey shore sees upper 70s to the low 80s after a pleasant start, 66 degrees. you'll see some of the high clouds at the shore as well. delaware seeing sunshine ill lum naturing those scattered clouds. 82 degrees at lunch time. the high clouds still filtering sunshine. what we'll be dropping is the humidity during the day today. there are bigç changes ahead temperaturewise. you'll need your wet weather gear later in the week. i'll take a look beyond the seven day with the 10 day on 10 when i'm back in just a few minutes. all right, bill, we have changes ahead in the weather. let's see if there's changes in traffic flow this morning. >> nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has you covered.
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>> we're watching the vine street expressway, vai and tracy. the lanes behind me here are westbound. that's what's headed towards the schuylkill expressway. we are seeing delays there. eastbound headed towards 95 not as bad. in fishtown, there's an accident scene tieing up this intersection for quite some time. there are police on the scene directing traffic around the inter"s" section. also watching the 42 freeway around the atlantic city expressway. these lanes in here, they're headed northbound. that's what's going towards the philadelphia area. more traffic reading that way. we're seeing a little bit of delay after the depp mark every. in problems at the jersey shore. i'll be back in ten with more updates. full steam ahead for team usa. >> up next we'll take you live to rio for a look at yesterday's biggest moments and we'll take a
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look at the current medal count. in today's nbc 10 respond$1, the team answers a call for help after one view her trouble switching cell phone carriers. ♪
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i've been in the hospital twenty three times since. the bills started to pile up. i had nothing to give. we had nothing in the refrigerator. i would be dead and not sitting here right now if it wasn't for pond lehocky. switching cell phone companies can be tempting, especially when you hear about deals to lower your phone bill. >> nbc 10 responds and telemundo responde reporter has this story. >> reporter: they can't imagine life without frequent calls to their family in brazil. a single mother of three recently switched from at&t to sprint to save money on her bills. >> they start telling me the wonderful things the phone could do. >> reporter: the sprint sales rep told her the company would
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buy her old phone, help her pay off her at&t bill and throw in a $250 gift card. >> are you sure about that? no other carrier has the same promoti promotion. >> she desisigned up but says t deal didn't exist. the manager told her the sales rep gave her wrong information. the money from her old phone had to be used to buy a new phone. and she still owed money to at&t. the gift card couldn't be used to pay off her bill with at&t. >> he said all i can tell you is i'm story. >> that's when she called nbc 10 responds. we went to work for her, contacting sprint. sprint gave her a $523 credit on her account so she won't have to pay her sprint phone bill for
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the next ten months. >> thanks nbc 10 for your action. >> sprint e-mailed nbc 10 responds in a statement saying in part there was a miscommunication earlier which we apologize for and the issue has been resolved. >> if you have a consumer problem, head to the website and fill out the complaint form or give us a call and we'll respond to you. quarter to 7:00. matt lauer and hoda kotb join us live. >> good morning. >> good morning to you. >> keep these words in mind. we'll figure this out. that's a tease for what's coming up. okay. i'll tell you more about that. meanwhile, we'll catch up with michael phelps and katie ledecky. they had gold medal winningç performances last night. we'll tell you more about that. >> what an awesome night. could it be team gold for both the u.s. women's and men's
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gymnastics team? we'll talk about their chances and their really strong starts over the weeks. and savannah will be talking about the delta system outage, grounding flights overnight. that will impact air travel all day long. and gisele bundchen opens up about her big moment in the opening ceremony. and we're going to see you in a little bit right here on "today." >> munos da tazuka. >> i'm saying it so i don't mess it up. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> a couple minutes before 7:00. we're seeing some clouds moving through. clouds but no sign of showers. we're getting enough breaks of sunshine that we'll warm into the 80s. as the temperature goes up, humidity takes a break. the humidity is coming down
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during the day today. and that well make for a beautiful evening. we'll see scattered clouds around during the evening hours. the temperatures now in the 60s and 70s in philadelphia. 66 degrees in andorra. 76 degrees at graduate hospital. torresdale is 72 and 71 in chalfont. a comfortable start. the humidity will get lower as the day goes on. the temperatures climbing into the 80s this afternoon. we'll see some of the clouds sticking around, filtering the sunshine for philadelphia, the suburbs and the lehigh valley, into the 80s for each of these locations. we'll see bright sunshine later in the day, in the lehigh valley, 84 degrees. in delaware, start off with sunshine. scattered clouds at 1:00 and a few more clouds around at 5:00. again, no showers for today. in new jersey, warming into the 80s, you'll see some of that filtered sunshine. there will be breaks of sunshine, too, in new jersey and at the shore, into the low 80s with bright sunny skies this morning and early this
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afternoon. a few more clouds around at 5:00 during the day today. temperatures going up, the humidity dropping during the day today, making for a comfortable afternoon, even though they will see scattered clouds. look at those numbers coming down. the humidity way down by later today for philadelphia and allentown. it will be a bit higher in new jersey. at the shore, you'll feel a sea breeze. you'll feel the additional humidity. the temperatures will be lower with the sea breeze, today anyway. there's a heat wave ahead later this week. the temperatures will take off. we'll start to see the temperatures build tomorrow. 90 degrees in allentown. by thursday, we'll shall in the 90s starting wednesday in philadelphia and into the middle 90s in philadelphia on thursday. you see the warmup for dover and even at the shore we'll warm up, temperatures should stay short of the 90 degree mark later this week. but with the humidity will come some of these. showers and thunderstorms will be watching the storms to the south for today and tomorrow. they'll be moving our way,
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starting on wednesday. the 10 day on 10 keeps us dry and comfortable today. 88 degrees, typical warm summer day. a little bit warmer and more humid tomorrow. 70 in the morning, a high near 90 degrees. it's into the 90s for wednesday, thursday and friday. that will come with high humidity. thursday and friday, middle 90s will feel like it's more than 100 degrees. same story for saturday. we could see showers and thunderstorms scattered around to cool things down. the temperatures will be dropping a little bitç on sund. it's next week, the ten-day trend showing 80s for monday, tuesday and wednesday. with a chance of more showers and thunderstorms. enjoy the nice day today while it's around. >> we'll listen to what bill says. we'll get out and enjoy. 95 is what we're looking at. jessica, what are you seeing right now? >> we're seeing light volume, normally around this time. if it's not the summer month or at least the august month that
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we are not dealing with big delays right now. 16 minutes southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. these are our cameras around 95 and girard avenue. the southbound lanes still moving along. we have maybe a two-minute increase on the drive times no big problems on 95 and watching in abington for an accident scene, huntington pike and dale road. we are still in the green here. ten minutes at the most northbound from 295 to 495. watching route 70 in cherry hill, new jersey, around king's highway. this is more cars than we've seen the last time but still no backups. team usa is out to an early lead. take a look. the americans have 12 total medals, three gold, china in second place followed by italy and japan. jay gray joins us live from rio.
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michael phelps had a great leg in the relay 4 x 100. what's the buzz on phelps in rio? >> the buzz on phelps in rio is that he's a changed man. he seems more calm, more relaxed and dedicated to making this team as good as it can be. you saw it last night, second leg in the relay, lays the lead for the americans and they never relinquish it. another gold medal for michael phelps. and pretty good, katie ledecky, she's in the water winning another gold medal. she has a chajs for at least three more. she'll be back in the water today. she's just become a phenomenon, 19 years old, loves what she's doing and shares that with everything she talks to. let's talk about the rest of today, men's and women's basketball, not a lot to say about that. it's kind of a foregone
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conclusion. if they lose or somebody gets within 20 points of them, that will be big news. men's and women's volleyball, including out on the beach when we have kerri walsh jennings and april ross out on the beach at koepcopacabana copacabana. and men's gymnastics are on the mat in the finals of the team competition, coming in second place. they were shaky in the early prelims and qualifying. they feel like their best performance is head of them. . michael phelps might be pretty good. >> jay gray, live for us at the summer games in rio, jay, thanks. talk to you tomorrow. >> see you. nbc 10's competition to watch is locally sponsored by the all new 2017 chrysler pacifica.
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we're following breaking news throughout the morning. delta has been dealing with computer problems causing delays worldwide since about 3:00 this morning. delta grounded flights because of the problem. passengers at philadelphia international airport are being checked in by employees using an older system. that doesn't mean their flights will take off. we're keeping an eye on the problem. as soon as it's resolvedç we'l update you on the nbc 10 app. jury selection is set to begin in the perjury trial of pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane. >> prosecutors claim kane was responsible for leaks and lied
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about it under oath. kane says she's a victim of an old boys network plotting against her. a . you'll find updated schedules beginning this morning. those changes cover the lansdowne doylestown, trenton-man yank, norristown and glenside stations. we're watching fishtown for an accident scene at frankford and girard avenue. a tractor-trailer completely blocking off the intersection here. we do have police activity on the scene. you can see an officer out here. they're directing traffic around the scene right now.
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your best bet is to take those detours, that ill with be okay for you considering there's not a lot of traffic in the area right now. in abington, huntingdon pike, watching an accident. eastbound from the blue route to the vine, that's about a 16-minute trip. not dealing with major delays. watching the 42 freeway heading into philadelphia, right there, no big problems or delays headed northbound, all traffic moving along. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> a couple minutes before 7:00. we're seeing sunshine and scattered clouds. you can see them in philadelphia. 73 degrees right now with a little bit of a breeze out of the northeast at 3 miles an hour. sunshine will be bright and the temperatures will be climbing from the 60s into the 80s this afternoon. scattered clouds are around right now. they will still be with us at lunch time. 82 degrees at lunch time.
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nm new jersey, 69 degrees. a nice sunny start in easton, 79 degrees by lunch time. each of the locations warm into the 80s this afternoon. upper 80s for new jersey, 86 degrees, later today, sunshine, partly sunny skies at the shore, 82. a nice warmup for delawaring with 87 degrees and look at philadelphia. we'll see clouds. filtered sunshine, high of 88. what we won't see any of today are showers. you can see by the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. >> count on nbc 10 for local news updates throughout the morning and remember you can always get realtime news, weather and traffic on the nbc 10 app. you can also get caught up on the olympic action out of rio. >> "today" show is live in rio with your favorite tongan.
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>> the flag bearer with all that oil. >> the "today" show starts right now. >> everybody from tonga get that oil? >> no. >> interesting. good morning. americans rule the pool. >> going to give them a significant lead. >> a big night for michael phelps and katie ledecky. phelps adding a 19th gold medal while katie ledeckyhatters other own record leaving her competition way behind. >> ledecky is on the way to history in these games. the u.s. gymnastics team dominant as they begin their quest for gold. a stunner in tennis. three-time doubles champ serena and venus williams out in the first round. "today," monday, august 8th, 2016.

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