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a new jersey apartment complex goes up in flames. >> accuweather is tracking the potential for patchy morning fog when you take a look on sky 6 you can see the building shrouded and you could have pop-up thunderstorms later today. and travel over memorial day weekend is expected to reach a ten year high. >> let's find about accuweather with david murphy and karen rogers has the commute. >> reporter: here on the terrace there's low-lying cloud cover and mist from the bottom of that cloud cover that could showing up on your windshield around channel 6. as i look toward center city there's not a lot of thick cloud cover. satellite and radar showing there's cloud cover across washington up to new york it will burn off with some degree and window and we'll wind up with a clouds and sun mix later. 70 degrees, warm and muggy as you step outside. 67 in wilmington, 635 in millville. check out the dewpoints this morning, anytime you get
dewpoints over 60 it's humid. we're in the mid 60s not oppressively humid. 8:00 a.m., 68. noon 80. this afternoon it will be warm and humid, 85 is the lie. there's a possibility of a spotty shower or pop-up thunderstorms, but most of you stay dry today. karen looks like another warm, muggy one tomorrow before he with get a nice refreshing break that's ahead on the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: we have a big accident causing lots of delays on two highways. its an overturned truck blocking two right lanes, 295 northbound between 42 and 168. a congested spot in belmawr camden county. 295 jammed from 47 to 42. the delays are spilling back on 42 i felt. looking live, 42 northbound jammed from approaching 542.
we have an accident in new jersey on the new jersey turnpike southbound approaching the molly pitch pitcher service area. katherine scott is an apartment fire complex devon shire drive. academy road northbound traffic heading toward the boulevard. police blocking local woodhaven road because of a downed pole peco is is on the scene. stick to academy or comly road. a fire broke out at a new jersey apartment complex and it had one person jumping two stories to get to safety a firefighter is among those injured. katherine scott is live in east wind so -- windsor township, mercer
county. >> reporter: matt, 20 people have been displaced. one person had to jump two floors in order to escape the flames and the smoke in the apartment. firefighters remain at work in east windsor township. the the fire was placed under control an hour ago but they are still putting out hot spots. this was a fast-moving fire, let's go to cell phone video that a resident shot early this morning as the fire raged. it broke out at 2:30 at a building in the windsor castle apartments on the unit block of devon shire drive. witnesses told "action news" that a man jumped from a second floor window that it was full of smoke. another resident was injured and treated at the scene. we don't have the conditions of those two residents. some nearby residents woke to screaming and watched as the
fire escalated quick quickly. >> i woke up to a woman screaming help help help, i came outside, i saw a cop running toward the building and i looked up there was an apartment on fire. all of a sudden the fire spread throughout the whole building and took off the whole roof. >> reporter: and back here live you can see firefighters remain on the scene the roof is completely burned through here, there's a lot of damage especially in the back of the building. firefighters are putting out hot spots. one firefighter did suffer an ankle injury and in stable condition. at least 20 residents have been displaced. the red cross has been called to assist. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> gunfire in the city of chester left two men wounded one critically. the shots rang out at 12th and pine last night. officers found a man with a gun shot wound to the head. he was rushed to the hospital. ment second victim showed up
with a gunshot wound to the arm. no arrests and no word on a possible motive. an autopsy is scheduled today on a a one-year-old boy that will give a formal cause of death who was tossed into the river by the mother. his mother 19-year-old pushed the child over the railing of an allentown bridge on may 3 and jumped in herself. a police officer pulled the boy out of the river 700 yards downstream, but he was under the water for four minutes. the perry is charged with attempted murder. there's no word if the charges will be upgraded. it was a difficult mother's day for a woman who went to visit her grandmother's grave in delaware county. she was surprised to find the grave in a state of disrepair. the area was overhe grown with grass and weeds.
>> it's mother's day and they diplomat do anything, you walk up here, you fall in the holes people are out here with their own lawnmowers, everybody is complaining, but nothing is getting done. >> "action news" reached out to the mount lawn cemetary, officials did not return multiple phone calls. crooks are always out there looking for way to scam you on your cell phone. eileen wu is in for maribel abers. >> reporter: consumers are getting calls that claim to be from a bank or credit card company they tell about the fake transaction and ask for the security code on the back of the credit card. hang up the phone and call the number on the back of the credit card. with summer around the corner aaa is predicting the highest number of people will
hit the road this memorial day. 37 million of us will be traveling and going 50 miles or more from home that's a ten year high. it will be a jump of 5% from last year. stocks closed out the week with sharp gains the dow rose 267 points. s&p 500 gained 28 the nasdaq 58 points. right now futures are pointing to a lower open. finally a chinese company has given 6400 of its employees free 40 trips to france and montco. it was to celebrate the anniversary of the company. it didn't come cheap it cost the company $14.5 million. that's the latest in business news, back to you. >> must be nice to work for the company. >> reporter: nothing showing on storm tracker 6 live double scan this morning it's what you feel out there that's the biggest issue as we take a look outside we have low-lying cloud cover.
it's not a big problem at philadelphia international airport. you can see stuff in the distance, but the clouds obviously a little bit low. it is muggy out there though. as you head outside it's muggier than we've seen quite a bit this season so far. 70 in philadelphia. 67 in wilmington. we are up to 71 in allentown. 69 in trenton. 65 in millville. and low 60s in sea isle city at the boardwalk in atlantic city. humidity is noticeable. there's the low-lying cloud cover, down the shore patchy fog earlier we're not getting a whole lot of that reported around the region, but there are spots where you will run into thicker fog. it does look like the cloud cover will burn off partially and over the majority of the day we'll wind up with a mixture of clouds and sun. allentown, humid, 84 is the forecast high, most of the day you're looking at the clouds and sun mix.
down the shore 73 degrees, humid, mix of clouds and sun spotty shower can't be ruled out in the afternoon but again mainly dry. in philadelphia very warm high of 85 degrees, mix of clouds and sun, humid conditions, certainly. winds out of the south at 5 to 12, spotty shower or thunderstorm anything that potassium up will be short-lived 68 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 76 by 11. 84 by 2:00 p.m. high of 85 around 3:00 p.m. it will feel on the muggy side. as i mentioned earlier if you're out walking and doing exercise keep some cool water on handle or sport drink to keep yourself hydrated. at the phillies tonight pirates in town, 76 first pitch, 71 in the 9th inning.
a little bit on the muggy side, cool drinks important. as we take a look at what else left of ana the tropical storm it's down to a tropical depression, looks like it will harmlessly drift out to sea once it gets done dumping the rain in the carolinas. it is pushing a warm, muggy throw into the region. the model wants this in the afternoon, south of philadelphia, closer to the shore, maybe a couple of spring. s by dinnertime. not a lot of but a chance of thunderstorm because of moisture from an a -- ana. tomorrow today warm and humid mainly dry tomorrow, 87 degrees, weak front coming through and all that stuff clears out in the evening. behind it much more comfortable conditions on the way. wednesday, a lot of sunshine, high of 70. 72 on thursday, and friday looks good with partly sunny skies and
high of 76. mid to upper 70s for the coming weekend another front triggers cloud cover and spotty showers over the weekend but i don't think either day is a washout. 6:11. cleanup continues along the hudson river a fire produced an oil sound slick on the water. >> reporter: looking at backup building volume 422 at saints gabe's curve well look at the accident involving an overturned truck. >> when we come back we'll talk about a new smart car that takes squeezing into a park be -- parking space to a whole new level. we'll be right back.
welcome back you're taking a live look here, looking out over the delaware and penns landing that's the story. it is foggy out there in a lot of places, a hazy start to your monday morning. >> all right karen what do you have on the roads. >> reporter: we have an accident overturn truck creating a jam on 295 northbound past 47 to 43. you can see the backup that spilled out. we're jammed from 544 to 295.
the backup pilling -- spilling out on 42. the two main highways in new jersey. we're seeing speeds of 19 miles per hour right there. there's the shot of 42. i want to take you to the new jersey turnpike another accident southbound approaching the molly pitcher service area look for that. katherine scott is talking about the apartment complex fire windsor township. watch for that. downed tree cleared bruce road that's good to go now. use the #6abc traffic and check all the traffic we've been tweeting out. fog is an issue we're looking at.3 in millville and wildwood. down to .8 atlantic city airport that's down a little bit from last time we looked at that.
watch out for the fog i special e especially along the coastline. >> thousands of gallons of oil leaked into the hudson river in new york. i felt happened after a transformer fire at the plant on saturday. the governor said there were too many problems from the indian point plant. >> this plant is the nuclear plant that is closest to the most densely populated area on the globe. if something goes wrong here, it goes very wrong for a lot of people. >> part plant remains over line this morning. officials say the oil cleanup will take a day or two. >> tropical depression ana is swirling up the east coast. north myrtle beach bore the brunt of the storm. south carolina had washed sought roads. the storm moved ashore yesterday morning bringing strong winds and rains and minor flooding.
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the sea lion made it back to the sea. >> reporter: are they dangerous? that's funny right. i bet he kicked him off the boat. chester county 322 eastbound traffic heading toward exton eastbound building volume. no major delays. delaware looking good on i-95 northbound at 02 reopened -- 202 reopened we talked about the construction, it cleared. >> reporter: it's warm. in the 60s by 99:00 a.m. if you ever a train to catch or bus it's going to be a little comfortable. not a lot of wind, perhaps a thunderstorm today but i think most of the day is dry the big issue is going to be the warm and humid air. the issue in the central portion of the country is heavy weather getting ready to build. we have a severe thunderstorm watch in southern texas, as you
look at the chance of severe weather it starts here moves toward the east toward atlanta houston, memphis cincinnati, thunderstorms and large hail an issue. farther to the west a chance of tornados. cincinnati memphis kentucky, tennessee and through louisiana and in through houston, as well. locally our travel cities are showing all green aircraft or have been all morning yup still are. we have the redevelopment of fog at jfk. the otherwise no weather related travel issues in our most commonly traveled destinations. >> too much sugar can lead to weight gain and heart disease but it's hard to cut it out of your indict. >> reporter: the average american is said to eat 150 pounds ever sugar a year. many believe it's addictive. what would happen if you were able to break the sugar
addiction. >> over ten days i lost 8 pounds. i lost 7 pounds. >> reporter: i'll have the details on one doctor's plans to cut out sugar and reset your body. it's today on "action news" starting at 4:00 p.m. >> phillies pitcher jerome williams takes the mound against pittsburgh tonight. the mets beat the phillies yesterday. chase utley managed to raise his dismal batting average from 099 to 116. the phillies are tied for the worst record in baseball. >> 6:23 next and new at 6:00 an armed robbery has a local college campus on alert. >> katherine scott is on the scene of breaking news, katherine. >> reporter: matt, three people were injured in an early-morning fire in east windsor township, we're live on the scene and cell phone video coming up at 6:30.
>> a powerful typhoon claimed two lives in the northeastern tip of philippines. it weakened since making landfall. it dumped a foot of rain and knocked out power. 3500 evacuees have returned to their homes. the storm is expected to weaken further as it heads toward southern japan. lehigh university i should an alert to students about an armed robbery on the college
campus the thief threatened the student with a knife. the suspect got away with a cell phone and cash. >> a family celebrated a special mother's day one year that thely returned home from the texas hospital for the first time since a marathon surgery separated her from her conjoined twin. natalie and adeline were face to face heart to heart for the purpose of the the first 10 months of their lives. the risky surgery was a success. everyone is hoping adeline is home soon, as well. 6:27 breaking right now fire has injured several people in the apartment complex in new jersey. >> there are new developments in texas where residents report another tornado breakout, a search for survivors is happening right now.
>> breaking now on "action news," new video released within the hour of a raging apartment fire that injured several people in new jersey overnight. developing this morning tornado ravaged regions brace for more storms, millions are under a severe weather threat today. >> patchy fog is a concern for our area. accuweather is tracking the hazy conditions this morning. >> good morning it is monday, david and karen have weather and traffic. >> reporter: we have mist coming out of the cloud. take a look at satellite we have dark gray shade across the area. we have fog at jfk and washington. i think this will evaporate a bit as we go through the morning and we should wiped up with a mix of cloud anticipate sun. warm in philadelphia, 67 in wilmington. 71 in allentown and low 60s down the