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it's just dropped into the 60s in the lehigh valley. 66 degrees, a comfortable start in delaware. we will see some sunshine in philadelphia and the temperatures will respond. i'm expecting a warmer day than yesterday. we'll still be cool at 6:00. by 9:00, 79 grows. look at those winds at 15 miles an hour. those indeed will be stronger as we go into the afternoon. sunshine, a few scattered clouds, 87 degrees in philadelphia. into the 80s for the suburbs and new jersey. there is a chance, just a chance of some scattered showers, especially later in the afternoon at the shore. 83 degrees there. and then dry. sunshine, nice and bright for the lehigh valley. 85 degrees in delaware. take a look at the latest on hermine and what it means for our area, especially at the shore when i come back in just a few minute. first, jessica boyington has your first alert traffic update. >> thanks, bill. starting off on the blue route this morning, our cameras around germantown pike. a couple cars out the door this time yesterday. a little bit more than we saw
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yesterday as we would come to expect as well with everyone getting back to work and school this week. already an accident this morning in upper dublin, david drive and fifth watertown road. pa turnpike looks okay. still in the green, both directions, westbound or eastbound look the same, 22 minutes from route 1 to valley s(i'll keep checking in with th problem spots where we start to see volume for the rest of the morning. i'll be back in ten minutes. and new from overnight, a home goes up in flames in philadelphia's germantown neighborhood. this fire started around 3:00 this morning along ashmede place. everyone made it out of the home safely. one man is wounded in a shooting in philadelphia's lawncrest neighborhood around 1:00 this morning at rising sun and van kirk street, police say the victim was shot in the leg and is not cooperating with the investigation. in the cedarbrook section of the city, police are looking for the gunman who shot and killed a man. the shooting happened around 10:00 last night on williams
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avenue. police tell us the victim was shot after an argument. the victim's name has not been released. 5:02. thousands of people in our area will be heading back to work and school after the long weekend. that means septa could be dealing with crowded trains and frustrated riders. nbc 10's matt delucia is live at the overbrook septa station. matt, septa is making some changes. tell us about that. >> we're talking about updated schedules today, vai. one of the lines geing an updated schedule is the paoli/thorndale line. potentially more commuters will be coming here to head into the city as people head back to school. riders have been adjusting to modified regional rail schedules, repairs to defective train cars are still under way right now. excuse me. new schedules take effect today. welcome news to a lot of commuters we talked with over the weekend. you might see changes to your line, you might not. here are a list of regional rail
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lines with schedule changes. media/elwyn, lansdale/doylestown, manayunk/norristown, paoli/thorndale, trenton, west trenton and warminster. and the wilmington/newark line. we also talked with riders this holiday weekend about the upcoming changes. many are hoping for easier access to their trains. >> there will be a lot more people. i hope theyç ramp up the actua schedule. today i thought the train was coming at 11:15. it was here at 11:50. >> i hope they put more cars on the line and be more accurate with their times. >> septa will also begin weekday supplemental bus service for the regional rail stations that have limited service. that will beginning for the morning and evening rush. i also tweeted links to the updated schedule to see how this all affects you. those are on septa's website as well. we'll start seeing more people show up here as the morning gets under way. it's a little empty at this
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point. now of course is always a good time to head into the city if you can afford that. at this point, we're still waiting for the people to be headed back to school. live in overbrook, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. a judge could set bill cosby's trial date during a hearing this afternoon. cosby is expected to appear at the montgomery county courthouse in norristown. he's accused of drugging and molesting a woman he mentored at temple university in 2004. these are the first criminal counts brought against cosby following a string of allegations from dozens of women. be sure to have the nbc 10 app. we'll send out push alerts srns we hear the judge's decision. this labor day there was plenty of room down the shore. a lot of people cut their holiday weekend short because of the threat of hermine. despite the wind and clouds, people in ocean city made the most of their day. on the beach, a sign warned the water was off limits. one family from philadelphia
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made a last-minute decision to go down the shore. >> i said we're going. let's pack the bags this morning. >> hermine scared people away from the delaware beaches. >> this is labor day. look at it. you know, there should be twice as many people here. >> there has been a bit of cleanup at the delag(áq beache following the rain and wind over the weekend. you can expect to see trucks spraying for mosquitos today in two bucks county neighborhoods. they'll be out at dusk in middletown township and penndel borough. the competition to crown a new miss america starts tonight in atlantic city. saturday is the famous shoe parade along the boardwalk. a new miss america will be crowned sunday night. president obama is weighing in on the colin kaepernick
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protest. >> kaepernick has been heavily criticized since refusing to stand for the national anthem. the president says the nfl quarterback is one in a long line of professional athletes who have exercised their constitutional right to make a statement about social issues. >> i think he cares about some real legitimate issues that have to be talked about. >> kaepernick said his protest isn't meant to be an anti-american gesture but a means to bring attention to racial injustice. meantime, a 19-year-old from oregon went missing during the made in america festival concert sunday night. nelson armstrong was at the concert with friends. he was last seen around 11:30 sunday night, wearing a tan hershey's bucket hat, a black button down shirt, shorts and sneakers. if you know anything about armstrong's disappearance, you're asked to call police. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> well, we're getting ready for a nice, sunny day inland.
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at the shore, sea isle city, there's still issues as hermine is spinning offshore. can't see it just yet. that is going to be an ocean that's dhuchurning with rough s. the rip current threat may still be there. may even see a late-day shower at the shore. a little bit stronger. they will be diminishing tomorrow. you'll feel that extra wind during the day. today in fact that forecast wind, as the winds are reaching into philadelphia, 17ç miles a hour. a bit stronger at the shore. the wind is gusting at 25 miles. steady at 19 miles an hour at the shore. it's a closer storm to us this morning than yesterday. the clouds are still offshore. we saw those clouds come inland yesterday. that will likely happen again this afternoon. you will likely see the clouds move in at the shore. there's even a chance of a shower while inland, likely it will stay dry but we will see some clouds later in the day today. there you can see the showers not look as impressive as yesterday. this is new information just in,
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just updated. 65 mile-an-hour winds. still a strong strong but it's now moving due west at 8 miles an hour and that motion is expected to continue over the next several hours. it will weaken some. it's expected to this afternoon. now as it moves closer, on though it's weakening, we'll still feel the winds and get the return of these clouds this afternoon and that slight chance of a shower. by tomorrow morning, it starts to take another turn and become less of an issue by thursday as the winds diminish even more. inland, clouds on the increase during the day for philadelphia. sunshine and 72 degrees at 8:00. we'll be in the low 80s at noontime. in spite of clouds and those winds, it will be a warm afternoon. 87 degrees. warmer than yesterday. the suburbs, bright sunshine, clouds less likely. some will be increasing this afternoon, 86 degrees. the lehigh valley, you'll feel that nice breeze, plenty of
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sunshine. low humidity and low 80s at noontime. then 85 degrees at 4:00 this afternoon. delaware, starting off in the 60s, then it's into the upper 80s this afternoon. i expect it to stay dry in delaware. in new jersey, the clouds take over this afternoon. most of the cloudy skies at 4:00 in interior new jersey. at the shore, the storm hermine inches closer to the coastline, the clouds will be increasing. there's a chance of some late-day showers. not expecting heavy rainfall but the rainfall is aç possibility late this afternoon and into tonight. been watching the seven day at the bottom of the screen, serious heat on the way. thank you, bill. 5:09. let's get a check on traffic in south jersey. >> nbc 10's first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has a look at 42. >> yes, 42 around the atlantic city expressway area. the camera is a little bit out of focus at this moment. other than that, everything is fine, really. not a lot of cars heading out the door. a southbound trip here, if
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you're headed toward the shore, just fine. i would assume we'll see more of the traffic start to build up at this point from depp ford on up, headed northbound into philadelphia later on this morning. here's an accident in upper dublin on davis drive. chalfant we're watching stump road around limekiln pike. this was an earlier truck fire. there's still plesac test. they already took care of the fire. definitely something to watch out for with that road being blocked off. stump road around limekiln pike. tracy? vandalism caught on camera. take a look at this cell phone video of a group knocking over this iconic rock in oregon. what they could be facing now. and congress is back to work aa seven-week recess. we'll talk about the big issues now facing lawmakers in washington.
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13 minutes past 5:00 a.m. this tuesday morning. happening today, it's back to school for students across our area. >> in the bristol township, bucks county school district, that means a new beginning at three brand new elementary schools. classes begin today at millcreek and brookwood elementary schools in levittown and keystone elementary school in croydon. >> this evening, the school district will have simultaneous ribbon cutting ceremonies and community tours at three
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schools. the three bucks county schools are merging students from the school district's nine former elementary schools. also today is the first day of school for the liguori academy in port richmond. there will be a ribbon cutting to celebrate the new school opening. this morning, dozens of school children are prepared for the new school year thanks to a new special camp. >> pamela osborne shows us how a week-long science and technology cams getting them ready. >> reporter: the focus was focused on getting kids ready for the upcoming school year by working in teams. >> i like to have fun. >> reporter: director of programming and education, chase trimmer, says that's the whole point. >> it goes deeper than the hands on. >> reporter: the activities here designed to allow kids to be challenged as they explore. >> exploring solar energy,
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creating a cricko box. >> reporter: most of the kids they talk to say they're ready to go back to school but before they do, we talked to dr. sara allen about what else parents can do to set theirkies up for success this school year. >> i always recommend train your brain, exercise your brain, strengthen your brain. >> reporter: eating healthy and good sleeping habts are essential, doing activities and exercise, she says, also a must. it doesn't stop there. >> mental health is very important also when going back to çschool. there's natural anxiety that happens. we really want to make sure kids are expressing those emotions, learning how to deal with them and parents can model it, too, we have our own anxiety about kids going back to school or our own work routines. talking about that anxiety, what that feels like, how you cope as a parent and how your kids could cope is really good practice for them for going back to school.
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i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. congress gets back to work today. lawmakers return from their seven-week recess today. they have a long to do list when they return. it's unclear if much of it will get done. items include funning for the government, funding to help combat the zika virus and the confirmation of a new supreme court justice. 5:16. 73 degrees outside. cell phone video shows the moments within a group of people knocked over an iconic rock formation on an oregon beach. the structure was known as the duck bill. officials said they didn't think the break was caused by humans and that the sandstone pedestal had fallen over due to age and weather elements. the incident remains under review. criminal charges are being
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considered. people are being told to evacuate the area because of the so-called saddle fire. at least two buildings have been destroyed. the wildfire is moving downhill making it difficult for firefighters to battle the flames. 5:17. we continue to watch at least one issue on the roads in chalfant. >> jessica boyington, bring us up to speed. >> there was an earlier fire around stump road and limekiln pike. you can see what remains as road blockages and police activity. the fire is under control. you can see the police activity, perhaps a tow truck in the area as çwell. not a lot of traffic traveling through. if so, there will be small delays or detours. out in hamilton township, new jersey, reports of an accident on 195 westbound around route 130 around exit 5. the left lane is blocked there. there's another accident in upper dublin on david drive and fifth watertown road.
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we're watching route 73, this traffic right in here is headed toward the tacony palmyra bridge, headed northbound. a few more cars headed in that direction right now. other than that, no big problems or delays. i'll be back in the next ten minutes or so. i'll keep you updated on these accident scenes. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> live view of boathouse row from the mellon bank building in center city. we're seeing something now that we didn't see yesterday. we see a little bit of shake in the camera. there's definitely shake in the camera that's mounted on the top of the building. that's the wind that's stronger this morning and will be stronger during the day today as hermine is closer. we'll still get sunshine. in fact, nice and clear this morning. the temperatures are cooling for the lehigh valley and the suburbs. delaware is at 66 degrees. partly cloudy skies in philadelphia and mainly clear for south jersey and at the shore. it's clear for now. that will be changing. the suburbs, still cooling down. 65 degrees, 68 in west bradford
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township. phoenixville at 65 along with west chester. 60s also for new hope and warrenton, bedminster, warmer this morning. most of these numbers are warmer than yesterday. it's a trend that continues this afternoon. satellite, radar shows we are clear but you can see just offshore, there's hermine. it will continue to impact our weather today. it will keep us in the 80s with those nice northerly winds today. as hermine pulls away from the coast tomorrow, the heat will be on. showers stay out of the picture. warmer weather will be surging into the area and we will have a heat wave on our hands. in fact, that's going to be true for most of the area, that trend, the warming temperatures for philadelphia, today 87 ç degrees. into the 90s starting tomorrow. it really surges on thursday. for the suburbs, 80s this afternoon and near 90 tomorrow. then into the 90s on thursday and the same trend for the lehigh valley. sunny skies today, turning partly cloudy tomorrow and steamier on thursday. along with the heat will come
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more humidity. you'll really feel it on thursday. new jersey, temperatures climbing to near 90 degrees tomorrow into the 90s on thursday and at the shore, a chance of a shower today, just a chance of a late-day shower. a chance of scattered showers again tomorrow, not an all-day rainfall either day. that will limit temperatures to the low 80s. as hermine pulls away from the coast, look at thursday. near 90 degrees even at the shore and delaware on track for 90s on thursday. possibly even on wednesday, we'll get close to it wednesday afternoon. that will not be the end of the 90s. the 10 day on 10, here comes a warm day today. for philadelphia, 95 degrees on thursday. middle 90s again on friday. the humidity stays high right on into the weekend for saturday with partly sunny skies. then, cold front comes through. then we get relief for the second half of the weekend. a fast improvement. 86 degrees and we'll stay in the 80s on monday. gets warmer tuesday and wednesday, here comes finally
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much-needed rainfall. a chance of showers and thunderstorms wednesday and into thursday with the high of 83. vai? >> thank you, bill. an argument between two relatives and gunshots. just ahead, we'll give you an update on the victim's condition and how a philadelphia police officer is involved. plus, hermine posed a flooding threat to many parts of the east coast. hear why officials are now blaming this house fire on the storm.
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you're watching nbc 10 for breaking news, weather alerts and live streaming, download the nbc 10 app. ♪ >> working families from all over the area celebrated a day off yesterday with the 29th annual tri-state labor day parade at penn's landing. it started at the sheet metal workers 19 union hall. the family fun continued with food, games, crafts, kids activities an live music. meantime, local volunteers spent their labor day at work. nbc 10 was at the chosen 300 ministries in west philadelphia where they served up meals to local homeless families, part of the ministry's effort to serve more than 150,000 meals to the homeless and their families each year across the region. today public school teachers in detroit begin the school year with a new contract. on labor day, the school district of detroit and the teachers union reached a tentative agreement. for much of the year and into
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the summer, teachers and school leaders have disagreed over working conditions and pay. the old contract expired june 30th. later today teachers are expected to vote on the contract. the housing market is rebounding, so much so, there are more jobs than people to do the work. landon dowdy is here to explain in this morning's cnbc business news. >> home builders can't find enough workers to get the job done. the national association of home builders systems there are about 200,000 unfilled construction jobs at all levels of experience. that's up 81% from two years ago. without enough workers, construction is trailing demand for homes. also with labor costs rising, builders are resorting to making more expensiveç homes, abandong the startup market, causing a tight supply oftentry level homes. wall street looks to start the holiday shortened week on an up note. the markets are coming off a positive week with the dow
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having its best week in a month. it's a lighter week for economic data. on friday, the dow rose 72 points to 18,491. t tracy, back over to you. >> thank you, landon. talk to you tomorrow. >> thanks. get ready for a sunny, warm and breezy day. the wind is still blowing. hermine is getting closer to the coast. you'll feel it during the day today. but you'll still need your sun glasses in philadelphia. a live, clear view from center city from high atop the comcast center. 73 degrees, coming up on 5:27. let's get a check with jessica boyington and the first alert traffic center. >> we're watching the blue route around the germantown pike. you can see a lot of traffic heading out the door there, not slowing down but just underneath our graphic. you can see a disabled truck, another vehicle behind it. maybe a minor accident in place there. but we'll have updates for you on that and more of the accident scenes when i come back at 5:30.
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right now on "nbc 10 news today," septa slowdown. it's back to business in our area and septa is making changes to handle the crowd while it deals with a depleted fleet. cosby in court. the comedian is back in montgomery county this morning for his sex assault case. we could find out the start date for his trial. >> day two. and the future is now. carson wentz is the official starting quarterback for the eagles. >> they bring you up and they let you down. >> hear from wentz as the birds get ready for their season opener. nbc 10 news starts now. 5:30. it's tuesday. everybody is back to work. i'm tracy davidson. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." >> i'm vai sikahema. it's warm outside right now. 73 degrees. let's start with meteorologist bill henley and the nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. >> definitely warmer and windier than yesterday, too. we're running 5 to 15 degrees warmer and the winds have picked up. these are the wind turbines on lincoln financial field. it t a


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