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news," northern california's biggest quake in 25 years causes a state of emergency. tourists from the delaware valley who are returning from the region describe the damage. a montgomery county crash tears a vehicle in two, we are gathering information on the victims inside the car. >> the world series team from philadelphia, the players are in new york city today as they travel the triumphant road back home. >> good morning, tam is off, we have erin o'hern and matt pellman in for karen rogers. we have weather with david murphy. >> reporter: we have cloud cover off to the west of us, but a lot happening along the east coast. 64 in philadelphia. in the 50s in trenton, allentown and millville. 61 in millville. reading, is holding on to the
60-degree reading and 60s along the coast. the humidity is on the low side. rolling through the day it will be a warm one. 71 degrees by 9:00, 80 by noon, 83 by 3:00 p.m., the high is 84 degrees. looks like the nice weather pattern continues tomorrow and then the humidity starts to come back around midweek, matt. >> reporter: thanks for the nice weather down the beach. i pulled myself back kicking and screaming late last night. we know that the people will be making the trek back from the jersey shore, like most mondays in the summertime, i guess unofficially this is our last one, we'll see extra traffic on 42 as well as the westbound side of the ac express way. at this point we're seeing more traffic than normal, but we're
not jammed as you come northbound toward 295. him this is trooper road northbound in montgomery county. did some shifting in the traffic pattern for the southbound lanes, things look different, blocking the left lane southbound heading toward 422 traffic can get by. the ramp from 422 westbound to trooper reopened late last night that had been closed most of the weekend for the construction. we have a close you are -- closure in hatfield. north broad street is shut down between medical campus drive and cow path road. on the northeast extension we have construction going on both ways between lansdale and quakertown they are taking out the right lane. would you like some good news, i bet you would, down in new castle county they reopened the northbound lanes of 495 on saturday, you're back in business in both directions on 495 all lanes open both ways,
this morning there's a disabled vehicle on the southbound side by route 13 dupont highway that's off to the side. all lanes open as you travel over the christina river. good news it's the first time it's been at case since june 2. >> we're detailing the cleanup and recovery from the magazine toot 6.0 earthquake in northern california. it happened yesterday morning always many were sleeping and centered 6 miles south of napa. the governor jerry brown declared a state of emergency for the region. the earthquake was the strongest to shake the bay area in 25 years. abc's taman bradley is there. >> reporter: the 6.0 earthquake sunday morning hit in the heart of california's wine county, the strongest quake to hit california in more than 20 years. it jolted thousands from their beds. >> there was explosions and burning and everybody was out in the street.
>> reporter: the tremors were so powerful they ruptured gas lines and sparked fires in this mobile home park. four homes were destroyed as firefighters struggled to put out the blaze. >> we had a major water main break outside the mobile home park which complicated the fire fight. >> reporter: the quake caused bricks to crumble off historic downtown buildings and roads buckled. >> if this keeps up, the buildings will collapse. >> reporter: napa is best known as wine country, bottles worth several hundred dollars each were tossed around in the quake. one winery escaped unscathe, but their 2014 vintage is in isortef emergency as hundreds spent the night without power or water. napa city officials say the impact here could these so much worse. so far 200 people have been treated for minor injuries and
are there two people who are in critical condition. ta manl bradley abc news -- taman bradley abc news, napa, california catch. >> "action news" is talking to some people from our region who were in the quake zone. one traveler told us she never experienced anything like this before and called the tremor surreal. >> it was scary, everything started shaking. it was the longest 25 seconds of my life. >> is a -- sanoma wine maker, said the wineries are trying to restore power to save their product. >> police in hatfield say a driver lost control and slammed into a utility pole. the impact of the crash broke the car in half. it happened before 1:00 a.m. in
the 1600 block of north broad street. crews closed down the roads so police could investigate. philadelphia detectives need your help in tracking down a an armed robber. this is brand new surveillance. the man walked behind the counter of the dunkin' donuts and threatened the worker with a handgun and ran away with cash. the suspect is armed and dangerous. detective dervets -- are trying to figure out who murdered two women inside a home on vista street yesterday. you will hear from the victims aides family that's coming up. christina ruguster is
accused of abducting a child from elementary school and the child was raped. the child is expected to testify at the trial. christopher murray confessed to strangling connie murray following a heated argument. the body was found in pennypack park. christopher murray is charged with murder and held without bail. this is the last weekend to try your luck at the showboat casino. showboat is one of four casinos folding in this calendar year. revel will unwind it's operations through labor day. trump closes september 16. atlantic club closed back in january. philadelphia's favorite little leaguers arrived home to a huge homecoming. the dragons were greeted by hundreds of screaming fans in love park. the city rolled out the red
carpet who catapulted the start during a run in will yaments port. star pitcher, mo'ne davis hopes all the attention will change the face of baseball in the future. >> it's actually really cool. homefully it changes a lot, it won't be just all like the media on one girl, it will be like the whole team. >> mayor nutter has announced the city will hold the parade for the dragons on wednesday. once we know about the city's plans to honor the taney on wednesday we'll pass them along don't miss the dragons next on "good morning america." you can watch the team after "action news" at 7:00. looks like we're getting rethat it's still -- that it's still summer and still august. >> reporter: and the humidity will come back this week, as we look outside, it's a nice,
comfortable start. the sky is getting nice and bright, hardly a cloud in sight. very pretty picture at penns landing, though, glassy water in the delaware river because of those calm winds. 64 is the current temperature, 59 is the dewpoint, a little bit below what we would consider that cut off nor humid air. i don't think today will feel all that humid to you. satellite shows you cloud cover all the way out to the west of us, as we roll through the day it will be comfortable by 8:00 a.m., 668 degrees, by 11:00 a.m. we'll creep into the 70s. 82 degrees by 2:00 p.m. 84 is your high probably hitting that around 4:00. i could see us sitting on that around 5:00 p.m. before we dip back down this evening. if you're looking at high
temperatures, even numbers, 84 in allentown, 85 in reading, 84 in philadelphia. 79 in dover, down along the coast, kind of depends on where you are, we'll get up to 80 in atlantic city, out on the peninsula of cape may, 77 this afternoon. if you're heading to the ballgame it's great weather for the phillies and nationalities, mainly clear skies, 71 for the first pitch, 79 in the 9th inning. tomorrow high pressure is in control. we'll get another mostly sunny day tomorrow. we have a tropical storm on its way to becoming a hurricane in the carribean and moving into the atlantic over the next couple of days. this is cristobol. it will be a category one after it gets off the coast of south carolina. tuesday and wednesday be careful along the coast, not that the storm will impact us very much, but it will put in rip currents
and heavy surf on the shores later this week. bermuda, watch out for that there, too. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, mostly sunny and 84 today. tomorrow, let's do it again, lots of sunshine and 85. wednesday we'll get hot and humid, high of 90. there could be a nighttime thunderstorm the way things are timed now. thursday, partly sunny, 86. looks like decent conditions for the eagles at home for the final preseason tuneup. friday, partly sunny, 81. as we go into the weekend, the humidity likely creeps back up and there could be a shower or thunderstorm. okay. >> 5:41. midair scare, a threat forces a plane to make an emergency landing out west. >> bridge breach police are called to one of new york's most visible landmarks for the second time in a month. >> reporter: delco delays, here
you're taking a live look at the philadelphia international airport. no signs of the sun just yet, but it's going to be another picture-perfect day, high of 84 low humidity. >> the bus stop is back in business. >> reporter: get the pencil sharpened, it's time to head back to class. hope you have a great school year. are you ready, here we go, the suburban traffic report, this isn't new, but again along route 100 in chester county they will block a lane on northbound side between ship road and 113 each day from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. you could see congestion here. second work zone in delco, aston, pipeline may maintenancem 9 to 3, a couple of different
spots near blair mill road and dutton mill road. marple township, there's a new work zone, this is water main installation 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. they will be working allong 320 sprawl road between louis and marry lane. in warminster they continue the paving work along county line between york and jacksonville road. that's going around the clock, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., a couple of rush hours are open for you. watch out for restrictions the rest of the time. doylestown watch out for work zone on main street. turnpike eastbound, the commuter report has cleared out, all lanes by willow grove luckily have reopened. erin? >> an american hostage held for two years by a group linked to al qaeda in syria has been
released peter curtis is a 45-year-old writer. secretary of state john kerry said the u.s. had worked with two dozen countries to secure curtis' freedom. >> new this morning, a group of hackers claimed responsibility for divertingithd. american airlines t ontt.ytaking into detail about the scare. >> you cooperated with them, with the authorities in phoenix. >> of course. >> no idea why these hackers are tarring you? >> can't comment, sorry. >> the fbi was investigating
the threat, nobody was physically hurt. >> there's been another security beach on the ben franklin brooklyn bridge. the russian tourist scaled one of the towers to take photos, additional security has been stationed at the bridge after a german artist stole two american flags an row placed them with white ones,. >> memorable moments coming up from the mtv music video awards. >> jelly fish chase swirmts down -- swimmers down south. we have lots of sun, fairly low humidity, 74 degrees, 83 degrees by 3:00 p.m. maybe you get all that stuff done in the morning. remember the sunscreen, because lots of sunshine is part of the package. we'll get you through the day hour by hour and give you the
>> new on "action news," a jelly fish invasion on a florida beach left nearing 400 swimmers with stings. lifeguards flew pest flags to warn visitors about the sea creatures, this was the second jelly fish invasion in florida this past month. >> if you can catch them in the aquarium they are cool. >> yeah, between the glass. >> reporter: stay away, keep your distance, no need to keep your distance from the schuylkill expressway so far this morning. it's behaving thus far at least. headlights coming eastbound approaching spring garden
street. we'll have restrictions along spring garden starting at 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the screen is the mlk drive which is closed tonight through wednesday night 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. between sweetbrier and eakens oval. if you're out and about in the overnight hours stay on the kelly instead. >> reporter: the 50s in the northern and western suburbs. close to 60 in chester. 56 in kennett square. 56 in glassboro, 58 in cinnaminson, 57 in woodbine. as you're rolling through the day, running errands, the morning looks good, 71 by 9:00 a.m., 80 by noon. in the afternoon it's okay, lots of sunshine, warmer, 83 by 3:00 p.m., your high of 84 we'll probably hit that around 4:00. erin and matt.
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>> out of our delaware newsroom, police say a woman was struck and killed by an amtrak train in claymont. it happened around 8:00 p.m. near the station of philadelphia pike and naamans road. officers are trying to figure out what the woman was doing on the tracks. her identity has not been released. a babysitter is behind bars accused of killing a toddler in her care. athena skeeter told
them she stepped on his stomach and to revive him she put him in a cold tub of water. she also a licensed day care worker. a lion pounced on the handler at a zoo in dallas. pepper spray was enough to get the lion to losen her grip, she was sedated. zoo officials say she will be put back on display. the zookeeper is recovering from puncture wound on her back. the resale blitz, if you don't have eagles tickets already, get ready to spend some cash.
>> good morning everyone, 6:00 a.m. on this monday, august 25, tam is off, erin o'hern joins us, we have news you didn't see last night. including the close call for a driver in south jersey whose out of control minivan went up in flames. >> two women are found with gunshot wounds to the head inside their philadelphia home. >> residents in