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begins post irma. flights will start to take off from philadelphia this morning to take people who evacuated back home. and apple announcement, the new high-tech toys that could be hitting store shelves soon. one of those toys pretty pricey. 5:00 a.m. good morning and welcome to nbc10 today. >> it might a perfect night for baseball. the phillies taking on the marlins. we have krystal klei with the most accurate weather forecast. >> not a bad night for that. we're looking at temperatures right now that are mostly in the upper 50s and spoths that made it to -- spots that made it to the low 60s. philadelphia international, 62. 58 in vineland. 59 dover. coatesville, 55. and atlantic city, 59 degrees. water temperatures holding strong right in the low 70 mark. and we are tracking temperatures
today that are going to surpass the low 70s. instead, most of us, upper 70s and low 80s for highs. why? we're pulling in that southwest air. the southwest flow drags in warmer air. it's driving in a lot of cloud coverage. don't be surprised with the cloudier picture than we've been seeing the last handful of days. you guessed it -- arm's moisture is wedge -- irma's moisture is wedging clouds our direction. soon enough the rain will come, most likely by tonight and especially tomorrow. we will look at showers moving by the area. for today, it's all about just clouds overhead and temperatures that are rising up right to around the low 80s. we'll talk about the rest of the neighborhoods hour by hour coming up. currently, we've got to talk traffic with jessica boyington. >> and we're starting in south jersey now. route 38, cameras around nixon drive. everything looks good so far. you can see that east and westbound side. i don't know if i see a car in place anywhere, and dry roads.
waiting for the opening at burlington bristol bridge, another 20 minutes there. same for palmeira and ben heading into philadelphia. we're watching some of the construction on route 1. the boulevard's outer drive on the southbound side near 9th street, still seeing lane restrictions there. the inner drive is open so you can get there. back to you. 5:02. breaking now, a husband's last act. neighbors tell nbc10 a husband tried to save his wife in a late-night fire before losing his life. >> some people think chivalry is a thing of the past. it's not. we have more from the scene from katy zachry. what do we know about the fire? >> reporter: we don't know the cause. as you see, wilmington firefighters are still here. much more than that, we know the man who lived in this home for years, he died trying to save
his wife from the fire. unbeknownst to him, she had gotten out. here's what happened. a man who lived in the neighborhood tells us he was driving home after get something late-night food and happened to pass this house. he saw fire, stopped and got out. he saw the homeowner, archie, in his late 50s and known to many in this neighborhood, he saw archie running back and forth inside the house with a blanket, a garden hose, doing everything he could to try and put out the fire and his save wife who archie thought was inside. unbeknownst to archie, his wife had made it out to safety. she was on the first floor overhang. the roof here trying to jump down. he just didn't hear her. here is how he spent his last few minutes in the words of his son. >> ran around the side of the house to get a hose. came back in to try to find her.
but she's outside yelling his name. he didn't know. he did what any husband should do with a wife. he went in there to try to find her. he didn't make it out. >> reporter: now the woman who jumped from the first-floor roof, she is in the hospital being treated at christiana hospital for serious injuries. we heard from her stepson that she is expected to be okay. a lot of people waking up in this neighborhood just devastated by the news. their longtime friend and neighbor, a man named archie who lived on west 37th street, died in a house fire trying to save his wife. katy zachry, nbc10 news. it will be a slow cleanup
process from irma that hit in the states. supplies are dwindling. military cargo planes are flying relief missions. more than six million people are without power in florida. it could be weeks before it's fully stroered. at least ten -- fully restored. at least ten people died in florida and south carolina. most of the people died from falling trees. a man in south carolina died when he was clearing branches from his yard and another limb fell on him. irma goes in the record books in south carolina for its storm surge there creating a nearly ten-foot tide. that's one of the worst tidal surges in 80 years. meantime, jacksonville is still dealing with the flooding from record tidal singer there. >> yeah. crews -- tidal surge there. >> yeah. crews rescued 60 people from swamped homes. florida's governor is cautioning people ton rush home. the -- people not to rush home. the storm is a tropical depression, but there's a lot of damage to clean up. >> downed power lines and debris
all over the state. >> in georgia, high winds brought down trees and other debris. about a million people in that state are without power. and atlanta's airport, the busiest in the world, well, they reported more than 1,000 cancelations there. >> people have been stranded in florida for days, taking cover and riding out the monster storm. today, many of them can go home. airports across the state reopened. nbc10's matt delucia is live at philly international. there will be flights to and from florida coming into the airport there today, right? >> reporter: right. all those folks looking forward to coming back out of florida. right here in our area, people are looking forward to going back to florida. people who came up here to escape just to check on the damage that they have down there. talking about those departures from philadelphia to orlando, there's not much going out today except for one flight at 4:00 this afternoon. the first flights to ft. lauderdale and west palm beach are scheduled for a little after
8:00 a.m. the rest of those are canceled. and a flight to miami at 10:30. that's pretty much it. of course, all this could change. so you need to change with your airline. for now at least there will be limited operations in orlando and miami. what that means is you still have a lot of cancelations today. the damage depends on where you look. orlando international took on some wind and water damage. airport officials say it could take several days to get everything back to normal. miami international, they endured rain and wind gusts around 100 miles per hour. airports urging passengers to verify a confirmed seat assignment with your individual airline before you come to the airport. of course, this has been a pretty big problem since last week. thousands of flights have been canceled going back to thursday. that means you should expect long lines at the airport if you're heading to those destinations. in the next hour, we'll head into the airport to see what we
can find for folks heading to those destinations. for now, live at philly international, matt delucia, nbc10 news. >> thank you. and a north jersey family's dream vacation is now a nightmare because of irma. annie jokeum, her husband, in-laws, and two children are stuck in turks & caicos. there are no flights. the resort they're staying at suffered heavy damage. >> scariest thing in the entire world. windows are broken. there's glass everywhere. they boarded up places. i mean, the docks are gone. there's nothing. >> the family is waiting to see when they'll be able to catch a flight home. for now, they're just grateful that they were not hurt in the storm. and a relief effort is underway now in the philadelphia area to help the island of barbuda recover. the entire population of barbuda evacuated yesterday because the island is uninhabitable. people are filling up barrels like this in the chick-fil-a in the cedarbrook neighborhood to help the victims on barbuda. if you're interested in
helping barbuda with donations or want to provide relief at barrels around the area, visit nbc10.com. we've also posted ways to donate. and nbc10 meteorologist krystal klei joins us now. >> irma now a tropical depression. what's next for the storm? >> well, you know, what we're looking at is it's going to start falling apart more than it has been. that's going to make it no longer a tropical system. but the remnants of rain are still going to be impacting us locally as we start to see the rain move through. the center of the storm is actually down here. you see we've got an area of rain that's moving to the west. we have the area of rain moving northeast. that's the area that will first impact us. then in the days to come, this is going to wrap around and move our way. we've got a good deal of rain in our fairfax county. it's going to be -- in our forecast. it's going to be on and off, spotty, light showers. nothing like florida, georgia, south carolina saw. here's the current conditions on irma. 35 miles per hour, moving northwest at 15 miles per hour. the "l" with the circle shows it's a depression through the morning. by this afternoon/evening, it
falls into no longer a tropical system but remnants of irma. that's the moisture that will be impacting us as we go on through our workweek. let's talk more about our current conditions. we'll start with right now our satellite and radar. we've got clouds that have spread across the board. well ahead of irma. these clouds, you'll notice them throughout the morning. through the day, a mostly cloudy forecast. yes, you may see peeks of sun out there. it's going to be a bright cloud instead of that gray, ominous cloud coverage. nonetheless, more cloudy than it has been. look at the temperatures as we go through. 59 this morning. we'll be at 80 by 3:00. and 81 is the forecast high. in the suburbs, 71 at 11:00 a.m., 77 by 3:00. for the lehigh valley, 71 at 11:00 a.m. 78 by 3:00 in the afternoon. upper 70s for our capped out highs. in delaware, 71, 11:00 a.m., 75 at 3:00 p.m. in delaware, we'll see temperatures make their way to the low 80s, as well. some capping in the upper 70s.
new jersey, you're at 80 at 3:00 p.m. the shore, not bad either. 72, 11:00 in the morning. mostly cloudy conditions, though, as we go throughout the daytime hours. look at 3:00 p.m. we stay at 73. we'll see mid to upper 70s for the official highs of the day. it's not going to be as warm as our surrounding areas. today, it's increased clouds. by tomorrow, we're tracking showers. we'll look at that hour by hour coming up in a moment. >> all right. thank you. 5:11. let's look at the blue route for your commute. >> jessica boyington has first alert traffic. >> starting in the blue route and germantown pike on ramp, southbound. we're not seeing problems or delays. we usually don't see any until 7:00 or 8:00. heading toward the mid county tolls, no problems there. route 202 looks good. you see green drive times now. ten minutes in both directions. north and southbound from route 30 to the schuylkill, speeds into the mid 60s. we're on standby for a bridge opening. this is for the burlington
bristol bridge. that's scheduled for 5:20. we'll have another ten minutes or so before that opens. we're clear on the tacony palmyra and ben franklin. back to you. >> thank you. 5:12. crops in crisis. all new, florida's agriculture takes a huge hit during irma's wrath, and that could impact what you pay at the grocery store. charged with murder. how police tracked down the teens they say killed a dad in front of his 2-year-old daughter. and high-tech excitement. we're expecting big announcements from apple in just a few hours. the new toys that could be hitting the shelves soon.
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philadelphia police say the murder of a father in front of his 2-year-old daughter is a crime like they've never seen. this is the teenager accused in the murder that one officer called a touch of evil. police charged 16-year-o -year- marvin roberts as an adult. he and his older brother approached girard granville outside his home thursday, took
his wallet, demanded his car keys. investigators think granville wouldn't hand over the keys because his daughter was in the car. and that's when police say roberts shot him twice in the head. >> one of the most horrific things i've seen in 24 years in the police department. very hard to watch. >> police use the septa surveillance video to identify roberts and his brother. the pair could be heard laughing as they made their escape. a suspected killer from europe is in custody. he was caught at 30th street station. u.s. customs enforcement and u.s. security agents arrested the man after a tip from belgian officials. investigators believe the suspect killed his neighbor and tried to hide the body. investigators say he used a fake name to create a profile using the couch surfer app. it allows use force connect -- users to connect with hosts who advertise a free place to stay. he found three places while in
philadelphia including with a upenn grad student. 5:17. 52 degrees. let's get you to work this tuesday morning. first a check of route 70. >> jessica boyington has that. jessica? >> watching that through cherry hill now. route 70 around kings highway looks like a good drive. empty for the most part. just a car or two moving through. east and westbound, roads are dry. the 42 freeway looks good, too, moving through philadelphia to the bridges. northbound from 55 toward that point, a five-.trip. not seeing -- five-minute trip. not seeing problems. we're pretty high there. bridges on standby. maybe in the process now on the way up for this opening over the burlington bristol bridge scheduled for 5:20. we're clear on the tacony palmyra and ben franklin bridge. checking with mass transit, too. septa running 23 minutes late at thorndale. a minor delay. check before you go. other than that, new jersey transit, amtrak, and patco on or
close to schedule. back to you. >> thank you. 18 minutes past 5:00 a.m. our friends down south, florida, certainly georgia, not out of the woods yet. here in our area, looks like a perfect day for us. >> let's find out what's to come with krystal klei and the most accurate weather forecast. >> yeah, another pretty good forecast for us. not as gray as the last few days where we had a lot of sunshine overhead. today, more clouds across the region. we've expected this. this is some of the moisture from irma first moving in as clouds and finally the rain will move in. this will be in the form of spotty showers tomorrow. today, dry. high temperatures going to be a little warmer than what we saw yesterday. we'll be at 81 in philadelphia. the lehigh valley, south jersey, and then upper 70s on the rest of the board. not a bad day in terms of temperatures. sky conditions, and the fact that we stay dry. if you're hoping for a ton of sunshine, you won't get quite so much. it will be more on the mostly cloudy side of things. here's a look at the
hour-by-hour model. through today, all the gray you see, that's the clonchud covera through tonight. tuesday into wednesday, here you go. 11:00 in the morning, i think this model's delayed. we could see by the morning commute a few spotty showers and then throughout the day, those spot showers will linger. not a washout by any means, but there will be rain to be had for our wednesday. there's a look at hurricane jose. this is a category-1 hurricane. right now spinning out to sea, meandering north of turks & caicos and to the east of parts of the bahamas. this could have impact along the east coast. a possibility, very unclear. i'll show you why. this is the american model. it shows as they spin it around throughout the workweek. by friday, starting to make its movement a little bit to the west. notice the american model keeps it out to sea. a chance of showers. the european model, pretty much the same deal. spinning out at sea through the
workweek. by friday, it's starting to fall apart. that moisture also staying out to sea, not affecting us. some models want to bring it closer inland. more coming up in a half hour. >> thank you. a tradition happening today that signals halloween, a sign of the season, just a few weeks away. ♪ love is in the air we'll tell you when philadelphia's popular park will be open again to the public. gps: faster route detected.
non-gmo feed, 100% veggie diet. if i can raise you two, i can raise anything. perdue. raising more organic chickens than in anyone america. the old man's still got it. 5:23. today, apple fans are counting down the hours until the company makes the latest product announcements. >> insiders say the company will launch three new phones. the iphone x will be the most high end and could cost you around $1,000. apple will release an iphone 8, at iphone 8-plus. fans are buzzing about a new 4k apple tv and the apple watch
series 3. one cool feature that we could learn about today on the phones, face identity theft which allows use force unlock phones just by looking at them. we want to know what do you want to see most from apple? are you over it, or are you one of those people who say, i need the latest and greatest? will you pay $1,000? i know the answer for you. >> yeah. >> we'd love to hear -- >> pay twice as much just to have a code or security code. the newly renovated love park will make its holiday debut in november. the traditional christmas village is expected to return in the week of thanksgiving. the park has been closed for more than a year and a half for renovations. and today a sign that halloween is around the corner. crews will hoist two large gargoyle statues on top of eastern state penitentiary in fairmount. frank and carson are part of the fun, terror behind the walls. >> i had names, i had no idea.
>> gargoyles' eyes light up and blow smoke out of their mouths. >> what? >> pretty scary. the haunted house opens september 22nd. tracy and i will just drive by. >> you're sure you don't want to go? >> we'll drive by. 5:25. farmers are facing a crop crisis in florida this morning. hurricane irma ripped apart fields, and as the agricultural industry takes a hit, so might your wallet. landon dowdy with the cnbc business news. good morning. >> reporter: i had. good morning. that's right, florida's agriculture industry likely took a big hit from hurricane irma. the usda says that most of the citrus crop was not ready to be harvested. the storm may have tossed green fruit on the ground. the citrus losses estimated at 10% to 20% and 10% for the state's sugar cane crop. florida is second to brazil in the world's orange juice production, and it has half of the nation's sugar crop. also, a quick check of the markets on wall street. yesterday's big gains, stocks rallied with the dow moving back
behalf the 22,000 mark on relief that north korea did not launch another missile over the weekend. hurricane irma hit florida with liss force in some -- with less force in some areas than expected. back to you. >> thanks. 5:26. breaking now, a husband's final act is to rush into a raging house fire to save his wife. the neighbors share his story. and parents demand that a school steps in when death threats targeting students are posted on social media.
slurs. posted on social media. good morning, welcome to nbc10 news today. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm via sikahema. and we'll get to meteorologist krystal klei. how's it looking? >> pretty good day. not quite as good as the last handful of days but only because we'll have more cloud coverage. not a bad start. not nearly as many 40s on the board as there were yesterday. 47 in mt. pocono. 52 allentown, pottstown, a light sweater. 62 in philadelphia, 59 in atlantic city. rehoboth beach, 62 right now. later today, many of us will see temperatures rise up into the upper 70s and low 80s. that's going to be around average for this time of year. radar and satellite view shows the rains of irm