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that's going to lead to a warmer afternoon. no sign of the 30s we saw yesterday. and most of yesterday morning to start with, the lehigh valley was below freezing. it's 46 degrees right now. 50 in new jersey and 52 in philadelphia. with sunshine, we will warm into the 70s this afternoon. plenty of sunshine. nothing more than a few scattered clouds and light southwesterly winds. when i come back in less than ten minutes, i'll go through the forecast hour by hour to show you how quickly it's going to warm up. >> all right, bill, see you in a little bit. we're heading into day two of the septa strike. contract talks resumeç later ts morning after breaking off at 1:00 overnight. septa reports both sides continue to make progress. the walkout by bus drivers, trolley and subway operators started yesterday, of course. the regional rails are running but septa warned riders to expect more delays there today. septa went to court seeking an injunction to stop pickets from interfering with the rail service. >> we have live team coverage of
the septa strike to help you get to work and school this morning. we begin with nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. jessica? >> thanks, vai and tracy. we are starting on the schuylkill expressway this morning. actually it was backed up yesterday because of the septa strike. that's because a lot of the overflow of vehicles and cars moving out on to the roads as well. let's start here with construction. this might tie you up in the morning at least right now for the next half an hour at 5:00. university avenue, they're diverting traffic off with a construction project. to access the schuylkill expressway westbound, once you're diverted oregon heading in that direction, take 95 northbound. that will pass this area over here. 95 northbound to the vine street expressway headed westbound. that will put you right back on to the schuylkill expressway headed westbound in that direction. that's there for the next half an hour until 5:00. checking with mass transit, what is not run and what is running, again, the buses, the subways, the trolleys, the
market-frankford line and 10, 11, 13, 15, 34 and 36, not seeing any delays yet for the things that are running for the regional rails. >> this is day two, day one we saw delays, long lines, travel headaches, frustration. >> checking out the scene during yesterday's evening rush. septa's regional rails got swamped by commuters looking for a way home. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live at the fern rock regional rail center. >> good morning, vai. i was here yesterday and it seems like a lot of people waking up were realizing that tiçere was a strike as they already got out the door. but today, a lot of people know based off of yesterday that it's going to take them a little while to get to where they need to go. i'll step out of the way. we've seen people taking their trips to work this morning in two phases. a lot of people getting dropped off by somebody who i'm sure has other places to go this morning as well. they're dropping them off here at the station to get a ride into work this morning.
i was speaking to a couple of the people coming in here this morning. they say the morning commute wasn't so bad but i have to tell you, yesterday those trains were pretty crowded as they were headed out into center city. this morning, they say they're mostly concerned about the commute home this morning. we'll be checking in with them. we'll see if we can talk to some of the people dropping people off at the train station this morning just to see how their plans are going for the day as we enter the second day of the septa strike. reporting live at the fern rock station. i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. >> pam, thank you. right now there's no new deal to report for septa's 4,700 bus, trolley and subway operators. >> both sides have been talking. nbc 10's matt delucia is live outside the callowhill depot. how are things going? >> both sides are talking but there's no deal yet. septa made an offer last night but the union rejected that. we once again see the workers on
the picket line outside the callowhill depot. negotiations continued well into last night. septa says they and the transport workers union local 234 continue to make steady progress. congressman bob brady stepped into the negotiating process as well. the big sticking points have been health care and pensions. last night, brady told us he is concerned about voters getting to the polls on election day. that's just a few days away. philly mayor jim kenney and governor tom wolf are also concerned. >> this is something that is just bad for everybody and it has to end. >> we're urging them to continue to talk. understand, you know, that people are upset and they should be because it's very inconvenient. >> septa tells us that talks are expected to resume later on this morning. in the meantime, though, the buses, trolleys and subways remain parked for a second day. for now, live in west philadelphia, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> matt, thank you. throughout the septa strike make
sure you have the free nbc 10 app. it has the detailed septa strike survival guide there. don't leave home without it. you'll also find information on alternative transit services, special deals and contingency plans. 4:35. in other news, new details in a gas explosion that leveled a south jersey home last year. the state fined south jersey gas $300,000 for safety violations that caused the massive blast in pennsville. the home was destroyed in september of last year. authorities ruled a fast-moving fire was caused by a buildup of gas in the basement after construction workers punctured a natural gas line nearby. no one was hurt in the explosion and the fire. the gas company agreed to make changes over the next six months to preven a similar incident from happening. it's back to work today for jurors in the bridgegate trial. they're deciding the fate of bridget kelly and bill baroni. they asked a judge yesterday if they could convict the defendants of causing the
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a check on the roads and the rails. this morning we're watching the regional rail, for morning and evening commutes, expecting delays. yesterday evening we had massive delays, even though the regional rail were supposed to be a sort of backup plan so to speak for all of the different areas that are having problems because of the septa strike. right now, not seeing any of those delays and even when we do start to see some of those big delays yesterday, some trains were being canceled. there were crew shortages, areas
where they were standing on platforms for hours, not able to board the trains as well. right now it's okay. we're watching the roads as well. we're not seeing any overflow yet from the train shortages. but we are watching some construction. this is the schuylkill expressway. our cameras around university avenue just as we expected, within the next 20 minutes this construction was supposed to clear up and get out of the way. this is the westbound side of the schuylkill where they had it closed. they're diverting traffic off around university avenue. to get around this for right now, if you're trying to head to the schuylkill expressway westbound, this is the area of the closure. you'll take 95 northbound and head on toç the vine street expressway westbound. that will pop you up to the top of the schuylkill expressway past center city. you can head westbound that way, vai and tracy. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> looking at a clear start this morning for philadelphia, no sign of fog as we're looking at the art museum this morning. that is slowly changing in some of the suburbs.
the visibility is down in coatesville to a mile and a quarter. very light fog for much of the rest of the area. there's still plenty of time for this fog to thicken up before the sun comes up and starts the warming process that will have the fog disappear in a hurry. sunshine appear. 52 degrees right now in philadelphia. a few scattered clouds. we have a sunny day ahead. look at the warmup, 69 degrees by 2:00, then into the 70s this afternoon. you'll see bright sunshine in the suburbs. any fog that forms between now and 8:00 will quickly disappear as those temperatures climb. the temperatures will be leaping through the 50s and into the 60s this afternoon, topping out in the low 70s for the suburbs and the lehigh valley. nowhere near as cold as yesterday. 46 degrees right now. just a light southwesterly wind at 63 degrees at lunch time. new jersey, you'll see plenty of sunshine, too. a beautiful autumn day. 47 degrees right now, into the middle 60s by lunch time. 70s this afternoon. not quite as warm at the shore.
brilliant sunshine through the day. 47 degrees right now into the 60s starting at 10:00 this morning. and delaware, you'll see sunshine, too. just a few, thin clouds right now. any fog that may develop between now and first thing this morning will be disappearing. look at the temperatures rapidly climbing near 60 degrees. that's at 10:00. then it's through the 60s and into the low 70s this afternoon. look at the weekend forecast when i come back in ten. >> see you then. 4:42. we're now just six days away from decision 2016. >> there's plenty of uncertainty about who will end up in the white house and the drama leading up to election dayen is just about politics. up next, how we could be hurting the jersey shore real estate ç market. eagle arrested. josh huff has made a few memorable plays for the birds so far this season. but he is in trouble with the law this morning. up next, reaction to his arrest on gun and drug charges.
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but septa warns commuters to expect more delays even there today. eagles player will appear in court in less than two weeks to face felony charges. police pulled over wide receiver josh huff on the walt whitman bridge yesterday morning for speeding. they say a check of his car turned up a gun, a loaded magazine with hollow point bullets and a small amount of marijuana. nbc 10 spoke with eagles wide receiver jordan matthews who came to huff's defense. >> he made a mistake. he's a great guy. he's not a criminal. he's one of my close friends. >> huff is charged with dui and unlawful possession of a weapon. he has a license to carry a permit but only in texas. the eagles released a statement saying they are aware of theç incident and are gathering more information. a pickup driver makes a clean getaway after stealing washing machines in west oak lane. take a look at how he did it. police say the driver pulled his chevy pickup truck into the lawn
of a laundromat. three washing machines were taken from the laundromat. if you happen to recognize this man or his pickup truck, police want to hear from you. 4:47. 52 degrees outside. now to decision 2016, the race for pennsylvania attorney general, the candidates will face off the day in a debate in pittsburgh. josh shapiro and john rafferty will debate beginning at noon at point park university. the league of women voters are hosting today's debate. now to the pennsylvania u.s. senate race. democrat katie mcginty is surging according to one new poll. a franklin & marshall finds katie mcginty leading pat toomey by ten points. 22% of those polled remained undecided. now some real estate agents believe the uncertainty of the presidential election is affecting home sales in one popular jersey shore town. >> steve booth is regional manager of berkshire hathaway.
he says sales are down 6% to 7% in ocean city. he believes the race for the white house is likely a factor in fewer sales for second home buyers so far this year compared to the same time in 2015. >> a little uncertainty, not knowing what may affect taxes and policy down the road. >> other ocean city realtors are not so convinced. they say sales are picking up this fall. other shore communities are reporting skinly strong home sales. >> 4:48. 52 degrees outside. we continue to follow the septa strike now in its second day. >> and how it affects everyone that is riding septa. let's check in with first alert traffcç reporter jessica boyington. jessica? >> we don't have any of the delays for the regional rails which is supposed to a backup plan for commuters that typically take the services 0 strike this morning. right now we don't have the
delays but we want you to know to expect them. there was overflow on roads for the morning rush and the evening rush as well. just awe few mome few moments a construction, but they're ahead of schedule. it was supposed to close around 5:00, but this is all clear, you don't have to worry about that anymore. access the schuylkill expressway with no problem. mount laurel township, a tractor-trailer fire on the new jersey turnpike northbound, exit 4, route 73. that's blocking the right-hand lane. checking in with more new jersey roads, this is the 42 freeway northbound from 55 headed up towards philadelphia and the walt whitman bridge, a five-minute trip with speeds into the 60s. more updates on septa for the rest of the morning. >> all right, thank you, jessica. we're closing in on the 5:00 hour. let's check in with bill henley
who says there are some folks dealing with light fog out there. >> you're watching for that to develop, right, bill? >> you're not seeing it this morning in philadelphia. there is a little bit of light fog into some of the suburbs. it will not last once the warmup begins. this is a view from the suburbs, a live view. you can see some of the lights and it's not foggy looking at all. it is warmer, much warmer than yesterday. 40s in the suburbs, low 50s for philadelphia. dover at 50 degrees. 50s at the shore and 40s in anterior new jersey. considerably warmer than yesterday. up by 11 degrees in philadelphia. 14 degrees warmer in millville. up by 15 degrees for allentown and pottstown. a much more pleasant morning this morning. especially if you have to walk to work or ride your bicycle. if you'reç going the right direction you may have tail wind. it will be a southwesterly wind today. that will help warm temperatures even higher this afternoon. i'm expecting it to turn into the 70s today. turning warmer for today and again tomorrow. later tomorrow, showers will be
rolling through the area into the afternoon hours. we're not going to see any sign of that during the day today. we're in the clear this morning. we'll see plenty of sunshine, any fog that does form between now and sunrise will quickly burn off once the sun starts warming things up. look at the clouds to the west. the wet weather that will be moving into the midwest during the day is destine for us tomorrow afternoon. this is tomorrow's hour by hour forecast. it shows by lnch time, back into the 70s. the clouds move in. starting in new jersey and delaware, look at the rain starting to arrive in the lehigh valley. that will be swinging through tomorrow afternoon. by midafternoon in the philadelphia area. that will bring an end to the warm weather, the cool weather returns for the weekend. 50s and low 60s on saturday with plenty of sunshine and sunday, a chilly morning, warming into the middle to upper 50s in the afternoon. and then that cool weather stays with us well into next week. but we have nice warm weather for today and tomorrow. a couple of beautiful days
before the rain arrives in the afternoon. could be accompanied by thunderstorms tomorrow. and then that cold front comes through, the winds pick up. look at the cooldown. 45 degrees friday morning. 58 degrees in the afternoon. over the weekend, saturday, sunshine, bright, 38 in the morning. high of 61 degrees. another chilly start on sunday. down to 42 degrees, with a high of 57 in the afternoon. you can see the chill stays with us for monday and into tuesday. a little bump in the temperatures on wednesday, up to 66 degrees before they start coming down again thursday and friday. >> all right, thank you, bill. family members of those incarcerated in the commonwealth of pennsylvania sometimes have to drive hours just to see them. >> until now. all new on "nbc 10 news today" at 5:00, hear how the state's corrections officials are makinç it a lot easier for those families to see their locked up loved ones. septa strike day two. no matter how you get to work or school your commute will probably be impacted. flex at 5:00, live team coverage
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington watching the roads and the rails this morning. of course we're paying attention
to septa for you. first let's check on route 309 right around the pa turnpike, no problems in either direction. we do have an accident just fresh on the roads right now. reported out in new hanover on romig and rosenbury road.
watching mass transit, what's running, not running, the market-frankford line and the broad street subway. and the regional rails which had massive delays yesterday morning and evening commute. we'll keep you updated for the rest of the morning. back at 5:00. the push for universal pre-k in philadelphia is receiving national attention. house democratic leader nancy pelosi was in center city yesterday. she's joined by governor tom wolf, mayor jim kenney and they talked about how to work the program nationally. >> i want our decisions to be evidenced based. today we heard the facts about whatç works. congratulations, philadelphia. congratulations, pennsylvania. >> open enrollment began in philadelphia last month allowing 2,000 children to enter pre-k
for free. philadelphia soda tax will pay for the program. city council approved the 1.5% -- 1.5 cent tax on sugary drinks in june. the american beverage association, distributors and retailers have filed a lawsuit to stop the tax from going into affect next year. a young woman from delaware county is getting well deserved recognition. >> she's the latest recipient of the widener university/nbc 10 high school leadership award. emily rouse was presented with the award yesterday. she was honored for her workmener itting middle school students who have social and academic needs. the leadership award is giving students who stand up for what's right. they mack a difference in their communities. if emily chooses to go to widener, she'll be eligible for a scholarship. >> congratulations to her. >> nice work, emily. for more of the stories we're following right now on nbc 10 news at 5:00 a.m. still no deal.
septa officials and union leaders work late to try to come up with a resolution. chaos on rails. even though it's not directly impacted by the union strike, septa's regional rails still felt the effects of the work stoppage with these delays and frustrated riders. nbc 10 breaking news. >> it is just about 5:00 a.m. two minutes before. good morning, welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. we're on a warming trend right here that peaks tomorrow. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with the nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. bill? >> we're feeling the warmer weather this morning. yesterday, much of the area was in the lower 30sç in some spot below freezing. none of that this morning. 50 now in the suburbs. 43 in the lehigh valley. that's a little bit cooler. the rest of the area is going to
see plenty of sunshine. it's into the 70s this afternoon. a little bit of a southwesterly breeze. plenty of sunshine for delaware, the lehigh valley, the suburbs, new jersey and philadelphia, too. and yes, it does continue tomorrow. a look at these forecasts in detail when i'm back in less than ten minutes. >> just about 5:00 a.m. another rough commute getting under way on this second day of the septa strike. contract talks resume later on this morning after breaking off at 1:00 this morning. septa reports both sides continue to make progress. the walkout by bus drivers and trolley and subway operators started yesterday. the regional rails are running but septa warned riders to expect more delays even on the regional lines. septa went to court seeking an injunction to stop pickets from interfering with that rail service. >> we have you covered this morning with live team coverage. everything you need to know. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in west philadelphia with more on the negotiations and what's next. pamela osborne talking with commuters in fern rock this
morning. let's start with nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. jessica? >> right. tracy, we'll keep you updated all morning. as soon as we see some of the first delays. this is way, the subways, buses, trolleys, the market-frankford, broad street subway and 10, 11, 13, 15, 34 and 36 still not running this morning as a result of the septa strike. the regional rails are a big alternate for a lot of commuters. not seeing delays there yet. we want you to know you need to expect them for morning and especially the evening commute as well. we're watching an accident in new hand overon romig road and rosenbury road and the tractor-trailer fire in mount laurel township, blocking right lane around route 73. vai and tracy. thank you, jessica. we continue live team coverage in west philadelphia. >> that's where nbc 10's matt deluciaç is live at septa's callowhill bus depot. negotiations went into the early morning but sti