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>> yes. >> it's friday and temperatures are cooler this morning. 50s right now, just dropped to 51 degrees in the suburbs. wind out of the north at 3 miles an hour. stronger that wind in philadelphia. there's still clouds in the area but they'll be moving out. 54 degrees now. you can see things are starting to clear up in the lehigh valley. didn't have a repeat of the fog this morning the temperatures have been falling. we'll see plenty of sunshine. look at the warmup, this is the lehigh valley. 49 degrees by 7:00, by 10:00, 57 degrees. a similar warmup in philadelphia. 54 right now. cooler by 6:00 but with bright sunshine, 55 degrees, that's at 9:00. notice the wind. that's increasing. that's going to keep temperatures cooler than yesterday. when we were in the 70s. it will be 50s and low 60s this afternoon. 56 in the lehigh valley. the suburbs 58 degrees and right up to 60 degrees inç new jerse while at the shore, lots of sunshine and breezy, also 06 degrees. there are some changes ahead for the weekend. look at the weekend forecast when i come back in just ten
minutes. >> bill, now let's talk about day four of the septa strike and the headache it's causing for commuters. >> first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is watching the rails and the residual effect on the roads. what are you seeing? >> right now, obviously, no septa service through center city. no broad street service, market-frankford, buses, trains or trolleys. we expect delays on the regional rails, as we've seen all week. i'll predict it will be lighter today but i can't make promises there. route 309 on the southbound side around norristown road. you can see flashing lights over here. that's because there's an accident scene up ahead. they just moved the camera out of the way. you can see cars moving by every once a while. also in paulsboro, there's an overturned tractor-trailer, 295 northbound around exit 19, mantua grove road. you'll have a lane blocked there or so. if you're moving towards
trenton, you may have to slow down. other than that, you're good to go on 95. vai and tracy. today is the fourth day of the septa strike. subway, bus and trolley drivers are on strike. >> today will be a frustrating friday for people who rely on septa to get around. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in fern rock this morning with more on that. matt? >> vai and tracy, same thing, different day. a lot of these folks are starting to get used to it unfortunately. they're getting used to having to find other means of getting around, other means of transportation. ones those options will be the regional rail. you see already folks here getting ready for that train that's just arriving, coming about a quarter mile up the track here. it's going to be more momentarily. both sides, septa and the çuni, talked late into the night once again. it was back and forth in the court of public opinion.
septa's chairman issuing a statement saying the union wasn't engaging in good faith negotiations. the union blasted septa saying they have been prepared to bargain day and night and won't apologize for trying to get affordable health care for members and families. riders tell us they want the whole thing to end. >> i get off work, i have to walk up to 78 own ogant. it's too much to handle. >> how far do you have to walk? >> it's about 20 blocks. >> you have to do that every morning? >> every evening. my son brings me in the morning but he's working when i get off. >> the morning isn't too bad. these folks getting on the regional rail now. the trains are pretty empty as we can see. the afternoon is a different story. people have to deal with the overcrowding.
the union believes that septa should be more focused on reaching a settlement than being worried about the election. septa has been saying they are going to be filing for an injunction to force striking workers to go back to work on election day. we'll be following that in the days to come. these guys say they want this whole thing to end before monday comes along. live at fern rock, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thank you, matt. we want to help you as much as we can. make sure you have the free nbc 10 app for our septa strike survival guide. it has information to help you get where you need to go. 23 you're away from your tv during the evening rush, nbc 10 news streams live from 4:00 until 6:30 p.m. get this, we'll also give you a free ride to or from work. we're not kidding. it's called get a lyft with nbc 10. we're helping viewers throughout the strike anyway we can. sign up on our nbc 10 facebook page for that free ride. we have just learned that two young children hurt in a @a house fire are justt in a 11 months and 6 years old.
flames broke out at about 9:45 on sheldon street in olney. fire crews on the scene within four minutes. first responders rescued the two children from inside the home, rushed them to local hospitals. they took one child to einstein medical center, the other to st. christopher's. >> always difficult to locate people inside a burning building, you know, de-pitt what you see on television, you can't see anything. there is a lot of smoke, the smoke is down to the floor. you literally can see nothing. >> both children were rushed to the hospital in extremely critical condition. investigators are trying to determine if anyone else was in the building. 5:05. lawmakers will hold hearings in trenton to look into new jersey transit management operations, funding and safety. the hearings come in on the wake of the september 29th train crash in hoboken that killed one person and injured more than 100 others. today, a joint assembly and
senate committees will hear testimony from new jersey transit executive director steven santoro. according to several reports, the central pennsylvania man who jerry sandusky's lawyers believe is victim number two is scheduled to testify today in the former penn state coach's bid for a new trial. victim number two is long believed to be the boy who assistant coach mike mcquery said he saw sandusky sexually assault in a shower room in 2001. sandusky's lawyers allege prosecutors hid the man at trial because his story didn't match mcquery's. the government has hit penn state with a record fine of more than $2 million for not reporting crimes related to the sandusky case. the u.s. department of education says the university violated the cleary act, which requires campuses to report campus crimes and warn people if their safety is threatened. this follows a çfive-year
investigation which cited penn state with ten violations. penn state officials say they are reviewing the findings. bureau police have busted one of the most dangerous and biggest suppliers of heroin putting a dent in camden's heroin epidemic. operation inferno has netted 15 arrests including fernandez rivera, nicknamed gordo. they said he ran an operation that fed the habit of hundreds of users. gordo is in custody in puerto rico. atlantic city's mayor says the city has given the christie administration new details about its financial turnaround plan. mayor don guardian says the city submitted complemental information about atlantic city's five-year plan. guardian did not offer specifics. he says he hopes the new information will persuade the state to accept the plan and avoid a stay takeover.
yesterday, state, local and federal leaders announced $22 million in grants for projects to reduce flooding in wildwood and in north wildwood. the money will pay for drainage improvements on pacific avenue in wildwood to redirect storm water from vulnerable areas. the money will also fund a new pulp station and other projects in north wildwood. seeing all that water there, we had a little bit of rain yesterday but most of the rain has moved out. >> all of it. all of it is gone. it's blowing out, the last few clouds over center city. this is a live view over center city from camden, new jersey, looking straight across the bough of t-- bow of the battles "new jersey." . some neighborhoods in south jersey have dropped into the 40s. look at piney hollow, 48, coil field is 45 degrees and very low
50s forç clayton, pitmann, lumberton. not north, sunshine will be bright and warm temperatures, including princeton, into the 50s. that's one of the cooler spots typically. lumberton, mt. laurel and medford, all in the low 50s to start with today. with sunshine, we will see a nice sunny day and a nice warmup, too, at the jersey shore. this is a live view of beach avenue. it's completely dry. the rain is now way to the south. there it goes to the south. the last few clouds are already exiting wilmington, philadelphia and trenton. they're still at the shore in atlantic city but they're not going to last much longer. they'll be moving out. it's already clear in allentown, new morgan, trenton is in the clear. the temperatures will stay cool with that wind blowing during the day. you'll need your sunglasses. look at this, bright sunshine all day long. a lunch time temperature of 57 degrees in philadelphia. 55 for the suburbs. you see a cool morning in the lehigh valley. the temperatures are still dropping right now. 40s to start with.
warming into the middle 50s. that's by 4:00 this afternoon. sunny skies, the wind, you'll feel it in delaware and new jersey and even at the shore where it will be stronger this afternoon. 40s first thing this morning in delaware and new jersey. by lunch time, though, afternoon temperatures will be hanging in the very low 60s, upper 50s. see 57 degrees in new jersey. that's at noontime at 59 degrees at the jersey shore. and the weekend, well, we have sunshine. a few scattered clouds in the lehigh valley but mainly sunny skies for the rest of the area. and not as chilly as it looked like it was going to be earlier in the week. we'll be in the upper 50s and low 60s again on sunday. a nice weekend ahead. a look beyond the weekend to show you how that cool weather is going to last when i'm back with the 10 day on 10 in less than 2eten minutes. >> it's the weekend. it's the weekend. >> i was thinking about that guy that matt delucia was talking to at the fern rock station about a half hour ago, he says, everything's great, everything's
great. if you're optimistic and you have an attitude like that, i think things will be çokay. for most people -- >> it's a challenge. it's really a tough couple of days. nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has you covered with what you need to know before you walk out the door. >> i'm predicting, i don't want to get ahead of myself, that today will be a lighter day. yesterday 'evening commute and morning commute was lighter than what we saw for the first few days of strike as well. regional rail service, no septa service in philadelphia. we're watching for delays. we don't have any yet. the first ones usually trickle through, 10 to 15-minute delays. we'll update when you see them. paulsboro, overturned tractor-trailer, exit 19, mantua grove road. here's the admiral wilson boulevard. that's the ben franklin bridge toll plaza. we're watching for extra volume moving into the city because of the cars on the roads or extra cars on the roads with the septa strike under way. moving through camden, no
problems, up and over the bridges. also the bridges are fine. tracy? >> this morning, the struggle continues for septa riders trying to get around. >> it's been crazy. i have not been getting to work on time at all. >> coming up, we'll tell you how people are changing the way they get to work during the strike. 12 minutes past 5:00 right now. an nbc news exclusive. we'll tell you what we learned about government concerns over a potential election day cyber attack. pat toomey and donald trump: they're just wrong for the women of pennsylvania.
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another day without bus, trolley or subway service is getting under way for philadelphia commuters. the septa strike continues into its fourth day. talks that resumed last night continued into the early morning hours. but still no settlement. those talks are set to pick up again later today. the septa strike is having different effects on commuters depending on where they live and the nature of their commutes. >> some of septa's busiest hubs
are like a ghosttown. quieter than normal but still with some activity. the station sits on the opposite ends of the market-frankford "l." businesses say foot traffic is down, so they're losing money. people we talked to at 69th street told us it's taking them longer to get to work even if their suburban train or bus routes are still running. >> my wait is an hour from the airport to here with all the stops. >> it's been crazy for the past two days, i have not been getting to work on time at all. >> the woman you just saw tells us she can still take the norristown high-speed line to get to king of prussia but she has to take uber to get to the terminal from her home in southwest philadelphia, doubling her morning commute.
now to an nbc 10 exclusive. the government is gearing up for an unprecedented effort to protect the country from some sort of cyber attack on election day. the officials with the department of homeland security and military, the intelligence community tells nbc news they are worried about one of three scenarios,ç one, an infrastructure going down, like the power grid, part of the internet going down or an attack disabling communications and transportation in critical swing states. intelligence officials stress they have no specific warning about an election day attack. voters have until tuesday to get their ballots back to the county in montgomery county. nearly 30,000 absentee ballots went out, so far, only about 34% of those have been returned. election day is four days away. both candidates are making their final pushes for the battleground states, including pennsylvania. hillary clinton will spend her final night before the polls open right here in philadelphia. she and her husband, bill clinton and their daughter
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southbound side from an earlier accident. no problems any more on route 309. out in paulsboro, wish we could say the same but there's an overturned tractor-trailer around exit 19, mantua grove road. we have a lane lost there. you can see in the map system, we're still green. all lanes are moving. íards the trenton area, you'll have no problems. checking in with more new jersey roads, the 42 freeway, looking northbound from 55 headed to the walt whitman bridge. speeds also still into the 60s. more updates on the regional rails when i come back. >> 5:19. let's talk about the weather. it was warm yesterday. today we get sunshine. >> we'll have a pretty good weekend, too. a fall weekend, let's check in with bill henley and find out what the weather is looking like today and through the weekend. >> things are cooling down. if you're heading out, there are a few lingering clouds. tracy's right. it will clear out nicely. those clouds brought us a few light showers. this view from the kimmel center is completely dry. the wind is blow, the trees are
blowing and a wind that is going to stay with us during the day, sunny and breezy. it's those winds that will keep us cooler today and make for a chilly evening this evening. we'll be in the 50s to near 06 degrees this afternoon. but this evening, the temperatures will drop into the 40s. we have to bundle up if you're heading out this evening. heading out, low 50s for the lehigh valley. in center city with that breeze blowing, it is 55 degrees in rittenhouse, society hill is 55. middle 50s for port richmond, penns part and graduate hospital. low 50s in parts of the city, bustleton at northeast philadelphia airport is 5. somerton, 52 degrees. a cool start and as you can see, it's not going to be a massive warmup. 61 degrees in center city. getting close to 60 for chestnut hill and somerton. sunshine will be bright in the suburbs and for the lehigh valley. a few scattered clouds will be blowing through. get enough sunshine to warm
allentown to 56. the wind will be persist enthe for new jersey. 60 degrees in evesham township and at the shore, right at 60 degrees for atlantic city. a little bit breezier at the shore than in delaware. sunny skies and 60 degrees for smyrna and wilmington. also rehoboth beach with just a few scattered clouds. no sign of any rain today. the radar already in the clear. that clears the way for a chilly weekend. the chill is back and i'm expecting the temperatures to stay fairly uniform right on through the weekend and into next week. we will be getting a warmup later next week. we'll be getting a little extra sleep. get an hour back over the weekend. time to turn the clocks back early sunday morning. morning shift people love to hear that. we should do that every week by the way. colder tomorrow morning, down to 37 degrees with less wind overnight. that will allow for the temperatures to drop. it will still be a nice breeze blowing in afternoon for the day on saturday. sunny skies sunday, 61 degrees
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on that and what it means for investors with 401(k)s. >> good friday morning to you. markets around the world are suffering from a case of a pre-election jitters. stocks in the u.s., europe and asia have dropped as several polls show the presidential race is tightening and many market watchers say this is typical as u.s. policies affect the global economy and trade with other countries. they also say that stocks could rally after the election because the u.s. economy is in decent shape. the fed is holding off on raising interest rates until next month and company earnings have been largely positive. as for wall street today, stocks could tread water ahead of the week's biggest piece of economic data. monthly jobs report and it's expected to show companies stepped up hiring and boosted wages last month. market sell again on thursday with the s&p 500 down for an eighth straight day. that's the longest losing streak since 2008. the dow dropping 28 points to
17,930. the nasdaq down 47 to 5,058, tracy. back over to you. >> we'll see what happens today. landon dowdy with cnbc, thanks. it's a friday morning. 5:27. 54 degrees. there's a breeze blowing that will make a big difference in our weather. it has brought in cooler weather. some of the neighborhoods are in the 40s. your neighborhood forecast just ahead. jessica boyington is working trafficç this morning. >> thanks, bill. we're watching route 1, the boulevard around 17th street. also police activity going by. we'll check that out in a few moments. looks fine on the boulevard. we'll check in with regional rails when i come back. >> always difficult to locate people inside of a burning building. despite what you see on television, you can see anything. >> two children are hurt in a smoky house fire in olney. new information about when firefighters found the children. and at 5:27, we continue to