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right here. likely millions of gallons has caused tremendous damage here, this is the third break in this same shoprite plaza that we have covered in the past few years. >> i'm wondering if sky force 10 can zoom in to see how many shoppers are still left alongside that store entryway at shoprite who still need to be rescued. they have capped that and i'm sure many people still need to get to their cars. >> reporter: you see these live pictures, as we zoom in on the work, you can see the water has receded from in front of the shoprite itself, people are now able to walk safely from sort of under that awning you see on the right of your screen, right below the shoprite lettering. that's the building where they have begun to wait safely because that pathway had just
been a flowing river of water. people have been being taken to their cars by raft to get to their cars. right in front of the ross clothing store, even though the water has receded in other spots, the lower sedans, like that white car you see in your frame, still significantly submerged as a result of millions of gallons of water spilling here. >> this is the third time has happened in the same spot, of course engineering firms have to examine the site. george, you covered this when this happen before? >> reporter: this has caused the same problem, really almost this same level of damage, at least two previous times, and here's what's critical to note, the water structure underneath the parking lot is very old, like so
much of the infrastructure in the city of philadelphia. the last time we cover a 48-inch main breaking here, it was 120 years old. 120-year-old pipes, they age underneath this ground. as you pan to the right, you can see the spot where this actually occurred. you see that massive crater in the middle of your shot, surrounded by soil, that is where the water was just pouring out about 5:00 this afternoon. >> george spencer live in sky force 10 from an aerial vantage point. now we want to take you down on the ground. nbc10's rosemary connors arrived there a short time ago. what is the situation like right there, rosemary? >> reporter: it appears the chaos has been contained. in fact i spoke to a philadelphia water department crewmember not too long ago who tells me they have identified the water main, they have identified the break, they're work completely shut off the valve. but the damage is done, you can
see the gallons of water spilled out of this water main, this whole area cordoned off because investigators are going to have to get in here and find out where the break happened and what to do next. you can see an incredible show of response by emergency crews, firefighters are on scene, hazmat crews are on scene. in fact they just landed their helicopter a short time ago. there's no reports of any injuries. the question is how much water actually spilled out here, these water mains that are four feet around, they can carry hundreds of millions of gallons of water, the next step to figure how much water lost and then the cleanup. >> nbc10 was first on the air with this water main break about an hour ago. take a look at what we saw just after 5:00.
a man here had to be rescued out of his car in a raft ooze you see there. as pictures continue to come in, we will get a live update from george senpencer. voters are deciding which party wins the white house. tonight nbc10 has you covered as the candidates have one final weekend to get their messages to the american people. just four days left until election day. hillary clinton and donald trump remain focused on the push for pennsylvania. clinton expected in an hour in pittsburgh. it's all hands on deck for both campaigns throughout the keystone state. we go to an event happening right now. >> reporter: this event put on
by trump and pence supporters. the doors opened just a short while ago. we can tell you some of the major stars of the republican party that are going to be here speaking tonight. they have been delayed by appearances across the country. governor mike huckabee is expected to be here. and sheriff clark from milwaukee, a very vocal trump supporter. all across our area, volunteers are going to be working hard. they are the voices you hear when you pick up the phone, and they're not going to stop making calls until the polls close. >> my husband knows not to expect me until after the ele electi election. >> i am a phone bank coordinator. >> reporter: from phones to flyers to hand shaking, the surrogates are out. in northeast philadelphia, we found his opponent, john rafe y
raferty, he's walking thes with other candidates talk to voters. >> i think it's important to vote, because the volt is our voice and so many people have done so much to be able to get us to vote. so i think it's really important that we vote. so i'm definitely voting. >> here's incentive to get you out to vote this election day. we have learned some campaigns have call lists, but if you haven't gone to vote, they're going to encourage you to get out and vote. reporting live in montgomery coun county. >> john voight, deborah messing, all are making stops in the delaware valley tonight or tomorrow. then the nightcap on monday. hillary clinton and her husband bill clinton are teaming one the
obamas for a final rally the night before the election. absentee ballots across philadelphia -- today investigate ty supporter mitch blacher is still waiting. >> there are still more than 12,000 voters in montgomery county who have not returned the their ballots. we have confirmed that midwestemore than 5,000 ballots came in today. we first started covering this story when we learned that the county did not start sending out those absentee ballots in early october. what we do know at this point that the county felt this was such a severe problem that they gave absentee voters more time
to send their ballots back. absentee voters have until tuesday to return those ballots. >> i am focused on the election next tuesday and we will take a very hard look back at all of our professes that have taken place the last several months and see where we can improve, internally, externally, and it's a extreme responsibility and one that i take very seriously. >> now montgomery county to help those voters has also extended their voting hours and all you need is an absentee ballot on file and to appear in person. there's still 12,200 voters who have not turned in their ballots and some tell us they have not received their yet. and nbc10 is committed as your decision 2016 station. we're hosting a live 30-minute show, campaign countdown tonight
on xfinity live. if you have a problem at the polls on tuesday, we want to hear from you, we have a hot line set up, call us at 877-nbc-wcau. you can go there and we want to hear from you if you think there is a problem with your vote. now breaking news in the septa strike, septa in the past few hours have -- we have a reporter in that courtroom. septa says the strike is creating chaos, people not able to get medical help. children not going to school, costing and the fear of not getting to the polls on election day. new information on step that's lawsuit to end the strike, randy? >> reporter: well, i asked septa is if injunction is a sign that
the talks have broken down. they say, negotiations are continuing, but they have filed a 50-page injunction to stop the strike. they have a tough burden to prove, that the strike poses a clear and present danger. septa workers picket for the fourth straight day. but taking legal action to stop this strike in its tracks. >> it constitutions a clear and present danger to the health, safety and welfare of our riders. >> reporter: septa pushed for an injunction, bringing witnesses to testify, kids who missed school, the elderly unable to get to the hospital amid fears this could disrupt the election
keeping people away from the polls. >> people not able to get to critical medical appoints. >> reporter: the ripple effects is also being felt on local highways, penndot says they have halted maintenance work because of the traffic. >> all of our crews are staying off the road. >> reporter: but the union has long said they won't work until they get a fair deal. they demand a reformed pension, longer break time and affordable health care. >> we're not just fighting for us, we're just fighting for whatever's left of the american dream. >> reporter: now the transport workers responded to this injunction saying they'll fight this tooth and nail saying it's a negotiatinging trick. they said that septa should foe on talking. and there continue to be twists and turns in the septa strike negotiations for all developments overnight.
make sure you watch saturday with rosemary connors, we have your septa survival guide for the weekend, beginning at 5:00 a.m. >> and we continue to follow this breaking news, a large water main break in east falls right outside of a shoprite. water has covered the parking lot, we will continue to follow this breaking news you. plus when you wake up in the morning you're going to neat a coat, a chilly morning we're expecting next.
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shoprite in east falls. this snap chat showing heavy flooding in the area. here's a live look at the scene from sky force 10, you can see the water has been turned off. it was gushing, though, for an hour. the fire commissioner is on that scene. he's getting ready to talk to about what happened. we'll bring it to you as as we get it on nbc10 and nbc10.com. we're hosting a half hour special as we get you ready for the election. >> reporter: this is it, we're finally in the homestretch, right as pennsylvania specifically philadelphia, definitely in the spotlight as both candidates push for votes here in this battleground state. so we have got a packed half hour for you coming up at 7:00, we're going to check in with nbc10's lauren mayk who has been covering this campaign from the
givening, and she's going to do a fact check on us on how these two campaigns are presenting their closing arguments. we'll also have perspective from the race from a couple of political scientists on everything that the candidates have to do to close the deal here in pennsylvania and the tenor of this race overall and it's potential impact on turnout on election day. our own vince and david who have been traveling around to college campuses to take the pulse of those important millennial voters. we are live at xfinity live so we hope you'll found us then. >> we'll see you soon, jim. new at 6:00, comcast and netflix are teaming up. comcast customers with the s-1 device will start having access to netflix next week.
you will have to have a subscription. you can just talk into the remote and say netflix. comcast is the parent company of nbc10. now your nbc10 first alert weather. beautiful looking end to the week and the weekend is going to look a lot like that, both saturday and sunday, temperatures now in the 50s after getting into the low 60s. the wind is dying down, so the temperature is dropping, fleetwood 51. 52 in bath and easton. as we go through the evening, you can see temperatures dropping down close to 50 degrees, heading out this evening, you need some kind of light jacket. but tomorrow morning, everybody's going to need some kind of light coat.
temperatures in the mid 30s in many parts of the area, by noontime we're warming into the 50s, by afternoon we're going into the low 60s, very similar to what we saw today except for the wind, it's not going to be a windy day like it was today. it's not going to be that windy for the eagles giants game on sunday, it's great football weather as temperatures in the upper 50s for highs. and over the weekend, temperatures right afternoon normal, perhaps a little bit above both saturday and sunday. lehigh valley, about 60 degrees. election day, a little chilly to start the lehigh valley getting well into the 60s, maybe even 70 for the high temperature at 8:00. at the end of the voting, we're still seeing temperatures well
above average. for the 10-day period, this is actually a pretty dry pattern, we're actually in a drought. severe drought in the trenton areas, temperatures in the 60s, remember to turn the clocks back on sunday, we have the heart walk on saturday morning, a little bit cooler on monday and then election day is looking pretty warm for this time of the year, looking dry all the way through thursday, the first chance of showers by friday and then we cool down by next weekend. i'm danny pommells, coming up, doug pederson talks about releasing josh huff and setting up the game sunday against the giants next. katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess
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hey, good to see you, i'm danny pommells, the eagles face the giants on sunday. josh huff was released yesterday after being arrested on marijuana and gun charges. an about face from wednesday when doug pederson said he expected huff to play on sunday. pederson explained the change today. >> you're still gathering all the information that you want to gather, whether it be the police reports to talking with mr. lurie and howie, because no decision was made on wednesday. and so therefore, it's business as usual and i even came out and said i expect him to play. but, again, circumstances change and until we get all that information and go through, obviously go through the process that we did, then you can make that decision.
brice treggs will take huff's regular spot. it looks like he will get most of huff's snaps. treggs was asked if he could help with it. >> i can help with that because of my
speed. i'm looking forward to do that, it's going to be an exciting game. that's a look at sports, i'm danny pommells, csn, we'll be right back. katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess
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a police officer walking his beat. i learned from both what it means to be honest, to work hard, and love family. big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message.
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said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!" because of this crash, septa's trenton line is currently not running. now to make it worse, worse. now the whole thing busted. >> here's a look at the water
main break in east falls from a new angle. an nbc10 viewer shared this video of water on instagram. it was a shot at the water at the fitness club nearby. we continue to follow the water damage at the shopping mall tonight at 11:00. we're entering into a really dry it pattern? >> we have a drought all the way up to trenton. temperatures go all the way up to the 40 and then we're going to warm up into the low 60s again, similar story on sunday. and there are a little bit cooler monday before election day is looking fairly warm for this time of year. the average high is only 60, and we could be close to 70 depression.
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