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in custody, officers say they caught the driver accused of hitting a police sergeant in manayunk and then taking off. gunfire in the streets a man and a woman are hurt after bullets start flying on a germantown block. and controversy on the airwaves. the fallout from a philadelphia sports radio scandal leaves to a rival host getting fired. >> announcer: "nbc10 news" starts now. 6:00 a.m. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm lauren mayk. let's get to bill hen lynn with your neighborhood forecast. >> good morning, sunshine, plenty of it in the suburbs right now, king of prussia. the numbers warming from 65 degrees to middle 70s at 9:00. by midday, 83 degrees. notice the clouds increasing. there is a chance we'll see late
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day showers. more likely in the lehigh valley. right now, scattered fair weather clouds. 83 degrees at noon time today. a pretty good warmup in store for philadelphia. getting ready for sunshine. just a few thin clouds around. we'll see them at 8:00, again at 11:00. that's going to reach a warmup today and bring us more humidity. so we'll get closer to the 90 degrees mark this afternoon. we'll feel like it's in the 90s, thanks to higher humidity. a warm day in the suburbs. lehigh valley, a chance of thunderstorms. most of the area will be dry. into the 70s with nothing but sunshine at the jersey shore. i'll go through the forecast, hour by hour, to show you when the showers may pop today. i'll be back in a few minutes but first jessica boyington has the "first alert" traffic. >> thanks, bill, looks great, southbound, cameras right around baltimore pike. no backups or delays so far. there is a downed tree lower
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merion, right around old lancaster road. we're seeing delays around that. 95 through delaware looking great. also 11 minutes no delays or problems north or south. 295 to 445, speeds still up into the 60s. mass transit doing just fine. we'll check in when i come back in ten. tracy. we're following breaking news from overnight in manayunk, where hi hit and run driver ran into a police sergeant and took off from the scene. this morning, investigators say they have that driver in custody. pamela osborne is live in manayunk. pam, bring us up to speed. >> reporter: -- a sergeant arrived. he was talking to an officer on the driver's side of one of those cruisers when he was hit. according to witnesses, the suspect was traveling south on main street at a very high raft
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speed, he hit the cruiser and the sergeant knocking him out of his shoes and launching him 15 feet. the suspect was drive a 2008 toyota rav4. he left the scene of the accident but he didn't get far. a tow truck driver who saw what happened followed the suspect to ridge avenue and called police. we caught up to the suv and you could see damage to the passenger side of the vehicle. the driver was taken into custody. we are not showing his face because he's not yet been charged. police tell us he's 21 years old and they suspect he was drinking. the sergeant is recovering in einstein. he's in stable condition with a broken collarbone, but it he is expected to be all right. as for the suspect, police say there were several witnesses that positively identified him. he was brought down to police headquarter where is he's going to be tested for alcohol. by the way faces serious charges including aggravated assault on
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a uniform police officer in connection with this hit and run. reporting live from manayunk, pamela osborne, "nbc10 news." bullets in a home in germantown with eight people including five children inside. a woman inside the home was hit and a man outside of the home was also hit. police say shooters intentionally shot inside that home but they don't know who the intended target was. police tell us the man was shot in retaliation for a fight earlier yesterday. witnesses are being talked to. a former olympic boxing hopeful is facing attempted murder charges following a week joud shoot-out in west philadelphia. police charged paul kroll after he and his girlfriend got into an argument and shots were fired. police say he and two other men volumed her to hem home and the shooting happened. three people were hurt, two in critical condition. now to south jersey where a
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burglar ransacked a home. home belongs to heather lau's mom. the mother has alzheimer's. the neighbor discovered the break-in. and police are checking surveillance cameras. we have a follow-up on the theft from the wounded warrior project. philadelphia police have now found some of the organization's stolen custom-made bikes. thieves took off with $40,000 worth of the equipment from a u-haul parked at a motel two weeks ago. tuesday night, police found the bikes at a home. officers charged roy bowman. and a follow up to a story accusing a radio show of racism. hoping to move past the controversy. >> welcome back to normalcy. >> that's all host mike missanelli said to open his show on wednesday just a day after
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finding out that a station created and regularly called in as a black caller named dwayne. on air and social media he preyed on stereotypes. >> i hope the people will indulge, all it does is further fan the flames here. we're about letting this thing die on the vine. >> missanelli maintains he didn't know the caller was fake. station management didn't respond to our request for a comment. on social media, in listeners defended the station saying it was all just a joke. others found that they found that as a stereotype offensive. meanwhile, josh innes lost his job amid the controversy. on tuesday, the host harshly criticize the 95's use of racial
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ti stereotypes. the station has suspended innes in the past for racially charged comments. and innes has also seen his ratings drop sharply over the past months. cape may is looking to get rid of dangerous beach slopes. dangerous shore breaks happen when waves crash into the shore. in 2015, people were hurt from injuries related to deep slopes in cape may. today, representatives from the army corps of engineers and state and local engineers will answer questions at a meeting at the convention hall. >> announcer: now, your nbc10 "first alert" weather. 7 minutes after 6:00. a beautiful view from ocean city, new jersey. a really nice morning. look how clear it is. we're minutes away from sunrise. plenty of sunshine at the shore. warming into the low 80s at the shore. a nice breeze developing this
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afternoon. it's already a little warmer compared to yesterday morning. 60s all around. the 50s that we're seeing, just a degree warmer in philadelphia. look at vineland and allentown, 7 degrees warmer this morning. 80s this afternoon. it's going to feel like the 90s as we see humid air pushing into the area today and again tomorrow. look at the clouds coming in from the west. those clouds already produce something showers and thunderstorm activity to southwestern pennsylvania. there's a slight chance that will hold together for parts of our area. hour by hour shows scattered clouds for lehigh valley. dry for wilmington and delaware. during the day we could see isolated showers pop up. even a chance of a thunderstorm. this computer model shows it holding together until 5:30 this evening. here it is. and that is in chester county. so a possibility of late day showers. most of the day, you'll need
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your sunglasses. 76 degrees with sunshine this morning. in philadelphia, 85 degrees at 1:00, and mostly cloudy skies, up to 5:00 today. the clouds will be thinning out in the suburbs, we're seeing scattered clouds to start with, 73 degrees and in the 80s this afternoon. we'll be watching the clouds build in the lehigh valley. cloudy skies or mostly cloud? skies at 1:00 and 5:00. in between the hours we could see an isolated shower or thunderstorm. but it's much likely to reach delaware or new jersey. temperatures and at the shore, another beautiful morning, plenty of sunshine. the humidity, and the heat, ramping up as we go into the weekend. i'll have the weekend forecast and beyond with the 10 day on 10 in just a few minutes. let's take a look at traffic with jessica boyington. she's looking at 95. what are we seeing? >> watching a lot of the majors this morning. not seeing any problem or delays just yet.
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this time yesterday was much different but right now, maybe getting a little bit of a late start on your morning commute. girard avenue, brake lights up ahead. a little congestion but not slowing the total drive time yet. 15 minutes southbound, and speeds also still into the 50s. there's still an accident scene on blue bell pike around stanton avenue to watch out for. and a downed tree at edgehill road and old lancaster road. and 295, a couple of cars out of the road. that's what most of the jersey majors look like right now. no big problems there. we'll have more as things progress in the morning line. this morning, crews in italy are focusing on survivors following that deadly earthquake. >> we'll have an update on the rescue efforts and searchers' race against time. plus, hack attack, we'll tell you how a "saturday night live" cast member has once again become an online target.
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6:14. good morning, delaware county. where it's 64 degrees right now. media there, for performing arts right there. bill henley will have information where you live, back in two minutes with the neighborhood forecast. fans, and celebrities are rallying "ghostbusters" star leslie jones. >> jones shut down her website after her home page was littered with nude photos of her. this is latest episode in a series of disturbing cyber attacks against jones. last month, her twitter account was flooded with racist tweets. a court hearing will be held in a proposed settlement involving the volkswagen
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admissions standards. in june, volkswagen reached a $14.7 billion settlement to head off civil claims against the company. it's quarter after 6:00. today, bucks county gets rolling on the annual stuff the bus campaign. county officials, volunteers and nonprofits will be at sesame place in langhorne for a ribbon cutting. school supplies will be distributed to kids in need throughout bucks county. pennsylvania will now offer support for charter schools throughout the state. governor tom wolf set up a commission to review finances and programs at charter schools. the division will help the schools set goals for students, boost involvement by parents and increase the school's accountability for the public. there are 160 charter schools and 14 cybercharter schools in pennsylvania. today in philadelphia, independent national historical park will mark the national
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park's service's 100 anniversary. with a day full of activities including a picnic and concert in independence hall part of a year-long celebration. >> we have been celebrating all year long across the entire national park service. our theme is we don't want just a birthday cake on one day. >> independence national historic park is one of 400 national parks across the country. and just yesterday, president obama named the newest national park the woods and waters national monument in maine. a check on traffic now. jessica boyington is keeping an eye on that for us. >> 422, jessica boyington, what are you seeing? >> we're watching 422, for what type of morning it is, around trooper road, eastbound always seems to back up first. we don't have any backups yet, but more cars are headed in that direction. from the 29 to the schuylkill expressway, headed there, no
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problems westbound. also watching the p.a. turnpike, we're going to check in by drive times there. 22 minutes. both directions looking pretty much the same. and the freeway over in atlantic city around the atlantic city expressway. cars doing fine or southbound to the jersey shore doing fine there as well. no problems or delays or anything major with mass transit so far. i'll be back in ten minutes with more updates for you. >> announcer: now, your nbc10 "first alert" weather. it's 6:17. and just a couple minutes away from city sunshine this morning. there are a few scattered clouds around this morning. and it's not quite as cool as it has been. we're enjoying beautiful weather. this morning we're in the 60s. not bad. 69 degrees in philadelphia. middle 60s for lehigh valley and suburbs. there are a couple cooler spots in south jersey. voorhees, 65 degrees. look at coral field. and 50s in princeton, lumberton
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and pemberton in the low 60s. a pretty nice start to the day. but there are changes ahead. much of them come thanks to the wind which will be stronger today and out of the southwest. already enjoy something breezy conditions this morning. they'll be with its right through the afternoon. and that wind will bring in a more humid air mass for the day today. that's going to make it feel like the 90s right around lunchtime in philadelphia. the actual temperatures in the upper 80s today. 92 degrees and feels like temperature at 3:00 this afternoon. we will see sunshine to start with. but notice the clouds that are moving in from the west. these clouds will bring a slight chance of a shower later in the afternoon. we'll have another chance of showers tomorrow. ahead of it, warm muggy conditions. today, 89 degrees. it will feel like the low 90s. tomorrow, it will make it into the middle 90s. it will feel like 100 degrees or just a little above thanks to the high humidity friday. the humidity will drop over the
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weekend. we'll get another shift in the winds, saturday and sunday. upper 80s and low 90s for saturday. and into monday, another warm one. next week, showers and thunderstorms for tuesday and wednesday. drying out at the end of the week with temperatures into the 80s. >> thanks. 6:19. time is running out for you to help us spread the word about organizations that are making a difference in the community who could be eligible for free money. we're giving away grants to local nonprofits called 21st century solutions. and the goal is to support these organizations that are implementing new and innovative programs. the deadline to apply is tomorrow. the application is on nbc10.com. campaign trail attacks getting more and more personal between donald trump and hillary clinton. we'll break down the latest war of words between the two presidential candidates coming up. plus, sending a message. we will explain how women's u.s. soccer is punishing one of its stars following an off-the-field incident at the olympics.
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"sports illustrated" called simone biles, katie ledecky and michael phelps the greatest. and they've been basking in their glory. ♪ that's michael phelps, he appeared as a guest host on last night's "america's got talent" and he got a huge reception. the olympic superstar partnered with nick cannon to reveal which acts would move on to the semifinals. and olympic swimmer katie ledecky threw out the first pitch at the game with the orioles. the d.c. air native was a special guest at the game. the 19-year-old starts her freshman year at stanford in
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september. and gold medal gymnast simone biles returned home to texas yesterday. the 19-year-old was greeted by fans and city leaders in houston who proclaimed the day simone biles day. also her hometown of spring, texas held a parade in her honor. u.s. goalkeeper hope solo has been suspended for six months from the u.s.woman's soccer team. the goalkeeper called the swedish women's soccer team cowards after the heavily favored u.s. team lost to sweden in the olympics. solo was previously suspended for 30 days back in 2015 following a dui arrest. the eagles return to action this weekend. the birds are on the road to indianapolis. you can catch the game against the colts right here on nbc10 this saturday. coverage begins this saturday at 6:30 with eagles preseason
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kickoff. nbc10 is the official station of the philadelphia eagles. 6:25. good morning, everyone, jessica boyington, watching the garden state parkway right now. this is over arousummer's point. we'll check in with more of your center city cameras when i come back but for now, let's get a check of the forecast with bill henley. >> here comes the sunshine, jessica. a few more scattered clouds but we will see more cloud cover this afternoon. it's going to be a hotter day and unfortunately more humid, too. 69 degrees at 6:25. your neighborhood forecast just ahead. breaking from overnight, a sergeant with the philadelphia police department is recovering after getting clipped by a hit-and-run driver. we'll tell you how it happened and who police have in custody. plus, earthquake aftermath.
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sergeant struck. officers say they have the driver accused of hitting a police sergeant and then leaving the scene of the accident. getting personal. donald trump calls clinton a bigot. and clinton fires back. time is running out as rescue crews search for survivors in italy. >> good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm lauren mayk. >> and i'm tracy davidson. it's about 6:30 this thursday morning. let's get to meteorologist bill henley. he has the "first alert" neighborhood forecast, bill. >> we've got a nice change. there are changes ahead today. delaware, the stadium, a few
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scattered clouds 72 degrees at 8:00. the winds will be picking up today. that will warm the temperatures a little faster than what we've seen in the last few days and the same wind will bring in more humidity. so the numbers are warming from the 60s to 70s and topping out near 90 degrees for philadelphia. and humidity will make it feel like the low 90s this afternoon. there say chance of late day showers and thunderstorms, we see plenty of sunshine, before those develop for the suburbs. lehigh valley, same possibility. right now just some scattered clouds. and new jersey into the upper 80s this afternoon and will feel steamier today. at the shore, it stays clear. plenty of sunshine for a beautiful day. i'll go through the forecast hour by hour when i come back in a few minutes and show you how quickly the temperatures warm up. but first, jessica boyington has the "first alert" update for the traffic department. >> bill, starting off in new jersey, we're going to update you there first. out in blackwood there's
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construction on the lower landing road and black horse pike. that will be there until about september 7th an accident closure that might cause you delays, out the door in new jersey. also watching mass transit. the thorndale rain for septa running about 13 minutes late. that's the biggest delay so far. over to cherry hill, new jersey, route 70, near cornell avenue, no problems or delays. we'll check in with more when i come back. >> thanks, jessica. we're following breaking news in manayunk where a police sergeant was struck by a hit-and-run driver overnight. right now, investigators do have a man in custody. nbc10's pamela osborne is live in man ayunmanayunk. >> reporter: he's in stable condition. police, by the way, wrapped up their investigation here at the scene a little bit earlier this
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morning. but you can see some of the yellow and blue markings left on the road there. that gives you a better idea of exactly where this happened. it started as a vehicle investigation. officers had pulled over a driver in that area of main street overnight. a sergeant arrived on scene to assist two officers that were here. as he was talking to one of those officers on the driver's side is of the patrol car, he was hit. according to witnesses, the suspect was traveling south on main street at a very high rate of speed. he hit the cruiser and the sergeant so hard, that he actually knocked him out of his shoes and launched him 15 feet. the suspect was driving a 2008 toyota rav4. he left the scene of the accident but he didn't get far. a tow truck driver who saw what happened followed the suspect to ridge avenue and called police station. we caught up with the suv and could see damage to the passenger side of that vehicle, consistent with the crash. the driver was taken into custody. now, aren't showing his face
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because he has not been charged at this time. police tell us he's 21 years old and they suspected he was drinking. the sergeant is recovering this morning. he as a broken collarbone, but he is expected to be all right. as for the hit-and-run driver, witnesses actually positively identified him here. that's what police are telling us. they transferred him down to police headquarters. he's facing some very serious charges including aggravated assault on a police officer in uniform. reporting live in manayunk, i'm pamela osborne. 69 degrees outside. this morning, police in camden are looking for the gunman who shot an 8-year-old girl in the head. she was outside her house on spruce street. nbc10 was there as investigators searched the sidewalk for evidence. at last check, the police chief said it did not look promising. >> i can't even imagine what she's going through at this point in time.
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i assured her that we're going to do everything we can to bring the cowards responsible for this, bring them to justice. >> police are looking at surveillance video as they gather leads. police are trying to figure out how a day of fun turned deadly at a delaware state park. >> a woman was on the go ape treetop when he fell 40 feet and died. the operator said it would be inappropriate to comment until the investigation is complete. state police are waiting to release the woman's name until her family was notified. as soon as we have more information on this story, we'll be posting it on the nbc10 app. montgomery county prosecutors are filing animal cruelty charges against a burk county man who supplied animals to local pet stores. the u.s. agriculture department
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found dozens of animals in need of medical care. holmes is charged with 28 counts 'cruelty. pet smart, pet supplies plus have all cut ties with him. to decision 20 ke16, person attacks between donald trump and clinton, are escalating. trump said, quote, hillary clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only as votes not as human beings worthy of a better future. clinton responded by saying trump, quote, is seeking a hate in mainstream. and trying to connect donald trump with the alt right, the conservative movement. trump will campaign in new hampshire. and in dealing with the controversy surrounding the clinton foundation, critics are
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questioning whether donations to the charitable organization, where they're coming from. yesterday, bill clinton defended the foundation saying he's proud of those who donated and the work the organization has done. he said the criticisms against his wife are just part of the election season. this morning, we're getting a fresh look at the damage from yesterday's earthquake in central italy. we have video from a drone that flew over the devastated region. take a look. the magnitude 6.2 earthquake has left 272 people dead and hundreds hurt. earthquake survivors in the devastated town of amatrice spent the night in tents and temporary shelters. here in the u.s. the national italian-american foundation is meeting with officials in washington to find out what that devastated region needs. >> it's rebuilding but also here in the states making sure we get the word out why this region would be important and others as well as retaining their economic vitality. >> he says he was in that region
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earlier this summer. and plans to visit soon to help with relief efforts. take a look at this flattened starbucks in indiana. the coffee shop was destroyed by a tornado yesterday, about an hour outside of indianapolis. about a dozen people were hurt when the tornado toucheddown, vice presidential candidate and indiana governor mike pence is touring the damage. now, your nbc10 "first alert" weather. >> what a beautiful morning we have. sunshine heading out right now. we will see a sunny morning. there are a couple changes ahead, including the wind. a breezy and warmer day, riding in on those winds, humidity. you'll feel the difference this afternoon. the humidity will be building as we go into the afternoon. and through the afternoon, the clouds will also be increasing. there's a slight chance we'll see some of these, scattered showers moving through pennsylvania right now. late today, we could see them moving into the lehigh valley. some of the suburbs.
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most the day is going to be dry and a quick warmup, too. 69. right now in philadelphia, 79 degrees at 10:00. here come the 80s this afternoon. clouds increasing at 4:00 this afternoon in philadelphia. 88 degrees. the suburbs will warm from the low 60s into the low 80s by lunchtime. by lunchtime, clouds building here, too. there's a chance of a late day shower or suburbs. and that chance higher in the lehigh valley. this morning, completely dry. that's a live view from easton. 64 degrees currently. 80s by lunchtime. into the middle 80s this afternoon. turning cloudy at 4:00. the winds out of the southwest, those winds bringing in additional humidity. you'll feel that in new jersey, too it's not going to be quite as comfortable as the last couple of days. 63 degrees now. sunshine and 78 degrees at 10:00. partly sunny skies. winds up to 10 miles an hour. 80s this afternoon, winds will
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be stronger off the ocean. 15-mile-an-hour winds this afternoon. 62 degrees right now. but that's not going to last long. quickly warming to upper 70s by 8:00. and noon time, delaware, a few scattered clouds, 68 degrees to start with, up 10 degrees by 8:00. into the 80s and you'll feel the additional humidity as the winds out of the southwest will be blowing. it will feel like it's the low 90s this afternoon. there's more heat and humidity on the way. i'll look at your friday forecast and beyond with the 10 day on 10, when i come back in a few minutes. let's check in on 95. nbc10's "first alert" traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. where are you watching on 95, jessica? >> we're in new jersey right around hopewell township. 95 northbound approaching scotch road.
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i can move out of the way. a difficult camera angle. the traffic looks stopped and it's wrapping around approaching the accident scene. you can definitely see flashing lights or emergency personnel there. the southbound season not doing too bad. the northbound lanes are almost stopped right now. we'll keep updated there, but we're also going to check in with mass transit. trenton train, 9718 running 31 minutes late. with hefty delays there. other than that, mass transit doing just fine. the schuylkill expressway maybe a tad slow. right around the conshohocken curve. >> 20 minutes before 7:00 right now. a viewer tells us car troubles put him thousands of dollars in debt in the hole. coming up with the cash seemed nearly impossible. next, we'll show you how the "nbc10 responds" team helps to get him back on the road again. plus, a scientific discovery in a galaxy not too, too far
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fill out the form or give us a call. and on the "today" show this morning, matt lauer and savannah guthrie join us. >> hi. >> hi. >> coming up on "today," unfortunately, we're going to start with that skyrocketing death toll in italy. there are more survivors being pulled from the rubble which is the good news. we're there live. al is covering the trouble in the tropic it could bring heavy rain and high winds for the south and devastating tornadoes across the midwest. we've got a couple of really big stars in the studio, actress jessica alba will stop by. and john krasinski will talk about directing his new movie. we'll see you later on "today." >> we look forward to that and seeing that cute little puppy. >> we just had a little loving over here. >> see you at 7:00, thanks,
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guys. >> thank you. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather. we've got sunshine. we'll see a lost sunshine but i'll be watching for clouds this afternoon coming in from the west. the temperatures are starting off warmer and we'll be coming up to levels that we didn't reach yesterday. into the upper 80s. it will wind up about 20 degrees warmer in philadelphia than right now. 69 degrees. 64 in the lehigh valley and suburbs. most of the area is in the 60s. we have seen a few spots in the 50s in south jersey. washington township is 64 degrees. a look at burlington county. 58 degrees. and lumberton and pemberton, in the very low 60s to start with this morning. the winds have shifted and will be a little stronger. the southerly wins or southwesterly winds will be delivering more humid conditions. you'll feel the difference today. breezy and more humid.
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the wind is picking up, but so will the humidity. especially tomorrow. this afternoon, the additional humidity is going to feel like low 90s. doylestowns trenton, burlington and wilmington all in the low 90s. watch tomorrow, after cooling down into the 70s overnight, the temperatures will feel like more than 100 degrees tomorrow afternoon. things will change, though, for the weekend. during the day, we'll see sunshine. that will start the warming process. you can see clouds coming in from the west with the clouds, some scattered showers. there's a chance we'll get showers today and a chance we'll get showers tomorrow. we'll definitely get more muggy conditions for both days. for today, near 90 degrees. and into the 90s tomorrow. not as to tomorrow. 74 degrees, that's an indication of the higher humidity levels. partly cloudy skies. a slight chance of late day showers. and tomorrow, most likely in the lehigh valley and suburbs.
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for saturday, humidity comes down. the temperatures 90 degrees on saturday afternoon. near 90 degrees on sunday. a little hotter on monday. rainfall, we should get some next week. chance of showers and thunderstorms tuesday and wednesday. upper 80s for both days. sunshine returns for thursday. we're back to the 80s friday and saturday, ladies. 10 minutes before 7:00, let's get to you work. a check of 95. jessica boyington joining us. jessica, what are you finding? >> we'll, we're watching an accident on 95 but over near new jersey but not near the center city philadelphia area that we usually do. all of that major track is stopped in hopewell township. that traffic is wrapping around northbound, towards the accident scene. you can see a lot of flashing lighting. police officers onsite there. emergency crews as well. probably the right lane right now, difficult to see right now. right now, they look almost like
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95 around scotch road in hopewell township. there's some big delays there. you can see the southbound sides right across the highway. not having any delays. we are watching delays and overcrowding for septa train 978 is running. a 31-minute delay as well, tracy. scientists say they have found an earth-like planet orbiting the star closest to the our own sun. they think it can support life because it's in the so-called gold goldilocks zone. next, we'll take a look at the stories we're following. safety measures on zika in a jersey shore town. high school football is back and high school blitz. you still have time to vote for the game of the week.
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five minutes to 7:00, here are some of the stories we'll be be following today. indiana governor invites vice presidential candidate mike pence to tour tornado events in indianapolis. pence wants to talk to folks impacted to make sure they get the help they need. today, hillary clinton there
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are in reno nevada, where she's expected to connect donald trump with alt white. a conservative group associated with white national im. and trump has decided to postpone the address. leaders in cape may are talking about dangerous beach slopes. in 2015, people were hurt from injuries from cape may. there's a meeting at the convention hall. in cochranville's chester county is closing. glenville farms is being sold. starting today, the farm will auction off cattle and farm machinery. the farm says falling milk prices and rising property taxes are forcing the sale. and today's independence national historical park will celebrate the 100 anniversary of the national park service. they'll have a ceremony and special activities.
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the park service was created in august 1916 to protect and manage our national parks. good morning, everyone. one last check on your morning drive right now. we're watching hopewell township, over in new jersey. 95 right around scotch road. look at the bottom of your screen right in here. you can see traffic pretty much at a standstill. that standstill track is attempting to move towards this direction. northbound, again approaching scotch road. you see several police officers on the scene. emergency crews as well. vehicles involved with only one lane getting by or so, a car or so at a time trickling through. as you can see, we have big delays there because of that with traffic looking like it's completely at a standstill. the southbound not dealing with any delays. trenton line, september that, 9798 running two cars short. causing big delays because of
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that as well. 25 minutes with overcrowding. you may have a train that may run express in passing that platform if it's overcrowded. over that, patco and d.a.r.t. and amtrak and nj transit all running without delays. >> announcer: now, your nbc10 "first alert" weather. just before 7:00, and we've got sunshine and a few scattered clouds. a beautiful start to the day. the clouds will be increase this afternoon. you'll need your sunglasses today, this morning and later in the afternoon, some areas may get a shower and perhaps a thunderstorm. we're getting a warmup. not a huge warmup, 69 degrees in the suburbs. low 60s right now in new jersey. cooler readings in the suburbs. we will see the temperatures climb into the upper 80s but feel like they're in the low 90s this afternoon. sunshine, lehigh valley, 64 degrees. sunshine will be fading in the
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lehigh valley. sunshine, nice and bright. during the afternoon, that's when the clouds will start moving in, one of the area as where we'll see a chance of showers. another area, the suburbs, just a few scattered clouds. 74 degrees at 9:00. mostly cloudy skies at noon time. warming into the upper 80s. it will feel like the 90s. late day shower is also possible in the lehigh valley. i suspect new jersey stays dry and cooler at the shore. 79 degrees at the shore. while the rest of the area is going to be well into the 80s. and then turning even hotter tomorrow. don't forget if you're on the go, you can get the latest "first alert" forecast by tuning into 101.1 more fm. get ready for the steam and humidity. >> it is coming. we'll have local updates throughout the morning. you can get realtime weather and news on your app. >> "today" show starts right now.
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