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>> good morning, it is 7:00 a.m. this saturday, october 3. eva is off, i'm alicia vitarelli. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news" this morning. a teresa -- tree succumbs to the heavy rains overnight. new details in the mass shooting at a west coast community college. we'll have the latest information in a live report from oregon. david murphy has a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. umbrella up, rain jacket on.
seeing improvement. >> reporter: we'll not have the volume of rain we had yesterday, it's cool and windy at times. i have a wind break on the terrace, every now and then the winds tugs at the umbrella. the rain is pushing toward new york state. all we're left with ask a lights nuisance shower that's what i have on the terrace. cloud cover will be an issue all day today, the volume of rain coming off the ocean a lot less, occasionally we'll see sprinkles and showers around. still have the coastal flood warning today through sunday. moderate to major flooding possible, the high waves 6 to ten feet. the next high tide noon to 2:00. the neck one after that, is after midnight. a wind advisory in effect along the coast with gusts 40 to 350 miles per hour adding to the fun, right? yeah, right. wind gusts 28 miles per hour in
philadelphia. reading not as windy, but blustery. down the shore the current guss are coming in between 35 and 40 miles per hour. 351 degrees is the current temperature in philadelphia. bundle up as you head outside. only in the 40s in the northern suburbs. as we roll through the day, 54 degrees by noon. 3:00 p.m., 57 degrees and that is your high today. bundle up if you're heading out. when i step inside, things get better tomorrow and even better as we roll into the workweek. alicia. >> in the meantime, a tree fell on top of a row home in lawncrest section overnight on crystal street around 4:00 a.m. the ground is so saturated it can't support the tree roots. nobody was hurt and not much damage to the home, either. rain and wind whipped waves continue to pound the jersey shore. the storm has caused flooding up and down the jersey coast. shore towns bracing for more
flooding triggered by wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour. the townsend inlet bridge is closed because of the high waves. the beaches were replenished over the summer for the purpose of the first time since super-storm sandy. >> our beaches held up and designed to withstand it and that's what it is doing. >> avalon officials placed an extra crew of firefighters on standby in case residents needed to be evacuated. heavy winds battering the shore there, heavy winds and waves reaching up to ten feet high. governor chris christie is telling residents the state is prepared to deal with the coastal flooding. he was in sea isle yesterday. the state of emergency declared by governor christie remains in
place, we showed you the flooding and beach erosion caused by the heavy rain. we are not getting the amount of rain that we thought we were going to get, but we'll have moderate to major flooding in cape may, atlantic, cumberland an salem. so we need to be prepared for that. >> governor christie said shelters are in place if evacuations orders are issued. download the storm tracker 6 live app it's free through the google play or apple app stores. to other news, philadelphia police have released video of the man they say sexually assaulted and robbed a temple university student. now police need your help camping him. septa surveillance video shows the suspect on the broad street train line near the off campus crime scene, police say he used a gun to terrorize a female student.
>> forced the victim behind a construction pod or dumpster in the 1400 block of carlisle street where he robbed her and sexually assaulted her. >> police think the man carried out other gunpoint robberies in the same area before attacking the temple university student. if you have any information call 911. new this morning, a killer remains on the loose after gunning down a man on a chester street. the action cam was on the scene on the 1400 block of ruth l.bennett place. when officers arrived after midnight they found a man lying in the street. he had been shot repeatedly and pronounced at the scene. police are looking for motives and suspects. we are look -- we are learning some disturbing details about the alleged gunman in thursday's shooting rampage on the oregon college campus as the tight in knit community tries to
come to grips with the tragedy. brandy hicks has more on the disturbing story. >> reporter: disturbing and emotional. we know the names of all nine people shot and killed. you can see the growing memorial outside the college campus where it all happened. as we get more details, more witnesses are coming forward. we are learning about the heroic efforts made to save lives. >> he is in the classroom. >> reporter: surrounded by gunfire sharon tells abc news in an exclusive interview she tried saving her close friend kim. >> you can hear pop pop in the other classroom. >> reporter: but it was too late. >> please just breathe. >> reporter: she was among the nine victims shot and killed at a quiet community college in
roseburg, oregon. amid the chaos, there were more stories of heroism. >> he ran back into the buildings, i don't know what happened to him. >> reporter: 30-year-old army vet pulled the fire alarm and survived 7 gunshots wound. >> he said it is my son's birthday today. >> reporter: the gunman chris harper mercer was enrolled in the class he targeted. he asked the victims about their religious beliefs before firing. the sheriff's office is investigating whether the attack was motivated by religion. he was found with 6 guns and owned seven more purchased legally. >> whatever drove him to do it, i don't care i care about the families he affected. >> reporter: and you can see in the memorial behind me there's a sign that says pray for roseburg. so many people are responding to
that. the hero you just saw in the piece, his go fund me page has receive hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations just in the last 48 hours that will help his recovery effort. reporting live in roseburg, bandy hicks, channel 6 "action news." alicia. paying it forward in the face of heartache. thank you so much. republican presidential candidate jeb bush is taking heat for comments he made discussing the mass shooting. he said in answer to the question about the attack, that quote stuff happens. president obama reacted to the comment should say if the american people should decide if american shootings every couple of months is stuff. jeb bush said he was not talking about the shooting, but the crisis in general.
the shooting is not about guns but about mental illness. you can't solve those problems with no gun laws no matter how stringent the law would be. doctors without borders say three staff members were killed when their hospital was struck in kunduz while u.s. forces engaged in in a battle with the taliban. 30 others are missing following that airstrike. the temple owls are on a roll as they keep their undefeated status for another week. plus, concerns before a cargo ship that was lost at sea during hurricane joaquin. >> reporter: we're off to a cool, windy, somewhat damp start. a lot less rain around than yesterday.
the bahamas offers a brief glimpse of the power of hurricane joaquin. torrents of rain battered parts of bahamas, leveling houses and uprooting trees and cutting off communications to several less populated islands. no reports of deaths or injuries. the coast guard will search for the cargo ship caught in hurricane joaquin and not heard from for a day. the ship was heading to port -- puerto rico from jacksonville, florida. there are 33 crew members on board the ship including 28 americans. >> reporter: that's scarey.
hurricane joaquin is in the bahamas but pulling away from the about a bahamas which is gos for them. the rain is starting to miss out on us, as well. as we look at that two mentional view, you can see there's light nuisance sprinkles and showers popping through philadelphia. the heavy rain has pushed to the north. going in tight we have speckled spotty precipitation, a little more coming off the ocean, a lot less rain around than yesterday. i think there will be good portions of the day where we are cloudy windy and cool. maybe feeling a little damp, but not as much active rain around. as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd at the shore, once again, the cameras wiggling and bouncing because we have strong gusty winds across the region at the shore. look at the heavy, rough surf. beach erosion an issue today as
well as moderate to major coastal flooding. in the 40 40s in trenton be -- and lancaster. milder down the coast, but nobody is feeling comfortable. the heavy rain is pushing off to the north and west of us. on future tracker 6 by noon, most of the area is beginning to dry out. if we had lingering shower activity today it's going to be mainly down by the shore. you can see this in and out of the picture up to 6:00 p.m. still maintaining basically dry conditions, but where you see the clouds we have to allow the sprinkles and showers. obviously this is not the same rain profile with he had before. in allentown, spotty windy rain possible. the down the shore spotty showers on and off throughout the day. the strong winds and coastal flooding continuing at times of high tide and the next high tide is early this afternoon after
lunchtime in atlantic city and generally between noon and 2:00 p.m. up and down the coastline. another high tide after midnight tonight and another one sunday afternoon. a coastline flood warning is in effect until 6:00 p.m. sunday. we have concerns about the next two high tides, even that tomorrow could produce decent amount of coastal flooding. the high in philadelphia, cloudy, windy, 57 degrees, the occasional rain not a washout today. winds northeast at 20 to 2030 miles per hour inland higher than that along the coastline. 56 by 2:00 p.m. the high 57 by 3:00 p.m. the numbers not changing too much today. cloudy and windy and damp. phils will play at 2:00 p.m. 56 degrees at the first pitch. that's the 4:00 p.m., this 54 is the 9th inning of the second game which could be around 10:30. it will be hovering in the mid 50s, windy and damp during the game. i would bring along a rain
poncho just in case or umbrella. doesn't look like it will be raining for most of the period down there. tomorrow, cloudy skies and sunny breaks up north. not much rain just a slight chance of a sprinkle or shower. hurricane joaquin a category three you can see the track hit the bahamas and is starting to pull away. that storm will wind up in the north atlantic, hundreds of miles off the coast, the only issue maybe continued heavy surf along the ocean front. today's high, 57, windy and damp. not as much rain as the last couple of days. tomorrow, cloudy, 63 degrees, chance of a spotty shower. monday, breezy and milder, 67 degrees. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, in the 70s, there could rain friday night that's what the long range models are projecting now. the. >> i like to see the 70s on
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here with a look at what's happening in and around the delaware and lehigh valleys this weekend, the philadelphia walk for farm animals brings together thousands of people 0 to raise money in support of a farm sanctuary that protects farm animals from cruelty. it's supported by celebrities it's happening from 11:00 to 1:30, 19 off south rittenhouse
square. midtown village fall festival from chestnut street to broad and 12th and sansom from broad to 12th and 13th from locust to chestnut. there's something for everybody, live music and entertainment and fine arts and crafts, and of course, pleasant of food. head to bala cynwyd for the world's largest cupcake celebration at cynwood elementary. there will be 5,000 cupcakes from a dozen of the area's finest bakeries. it's from 10:00 to 3:00 p.m. that's a look at what's happening around the area today. sports is next. >> reporter: good morning,
again, everyone, david murphy here showing you storm tracker 6 live double scan. a much better picture than yesterday and even thursday. we have heavy rain to the north and west of us, continuing to move away, the only thing popping in is light, nuisance shower. most of the day will be dry. we're tracking a buoy on the inland side of cape may gusting up to 31 miles per hour. sustained winds of 20. we'll see the strong winds coming off the ocean giving problems along the shore. we have coastal flooding today and tomorrow. there are three more high tides that have us concerned. the first one around noon and ending around 2:00 p.m.
depending on where you are up and down the local beaches. flooding has been bad enough with the waves 6 to ten feet. major flooding that the flooding issues could begin hours before the high tide in the local community and continue for several hours afterwards. we have bad problems with property damage and i felt street flooding yesterday we expect -- and a lot of street flooding yesterday and we expect it today at high tide and along the delaware bay and the delaware river, alicia. >> temple's football team is 4-0. the best record in almost 40 years. jamie apody has more on the owls win and demarco murray testing his hamstring before the eagles showdown with washington. >> reporter: the pesky hamstring, desean jackson ruled
out because of his and demarco murray because of his. you got to wonder what hurts more his hammy or his ego. he only has 11 yards in the two games he played. he has to be itching to get back in and get his numbers back. >> flashing co-wants to go every -- demarco co-wants to go every week every decay. he wants to be on the practice field -- every day. he wants to be on the practice field the playing field. it doesn't have anything to do with having success or not having success. >> i have confidence in the coaching staff and the organization. >> reporter: 1974, the cost of the gallon of gas 55 cents. richard nixon and gerald ford were present which i was not -- and i was not born yet. it was the last time the temple
owls were 4-0. t.j. walker connected for a touchdown 24-3. smith took it back to for the score. owls won it 37-3. they won back-to-back to back road games for the first time. great day for baseball yesterday, not so much, the phils were rained out. they start today with the more lynns 4:05. nascar was rained out in dover. jeff gordon starts 10th. it will be his final race at the monster mile. he was honored by the monster mile monument trophies. gordon has won in dover five times. he has been good to the state of delaware. all right, have a great saturday and let's hope the rain clears up.
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jersey shore, the action cam in abdomin -- absecon, atlantic county where there was flooding on the white horse pike. in north wildwood, a shopping cart floating down the road at 26th and delaware avenue. a home on grassy sound check this out just up spruce avenue in north wildwood falling victim to the floodwaters. cesily tynan showing us this picture on her facebook page last night at 5:00 p.m. this how it looked 7 hours later at high tide. as you can see it fell into the water there, that home likely a
total loss. definitely damage across the region, meteorologist david murphy outside with a look ahead. see that you closed up the umbrella umbrella. that's a good sign. >> reporter: misty drizzle on the terrace, alicia. double scan radar shows it's worlds better than yesterday and last night. heavy rain to the north and light sprinkles and showers afternoon this morning. radar showing that's all rain for the rest of the day, occasional spotty shower passing through, but nothing heavy. we have a coastal flood warning in effect. you notice the wind as soon as you step outside. down the shore we have it coming off the ocean gusting 40 to 50 miles per hour. it's piling up water on the beach front the back bays and tidal area of the delaware river. the next high tide, noon and
2:00 p.m. up and down the coast and another one after midnight. the flooding will build back in before the high tides hit. current windy gusts are in the 30s across the beach areas and someplaces inland. 45 miles per hour gusts at beach haven. temperatures are cool, 51 degrees in philadelphia. 40s in trenton, allentown and reading, 60 in sea isle city. as we roll through the day, chilly, 57 degrees is the high at 3:00 p.m. main line cloudy skies today although at times there could be a pop-up sprinkle or shower. when i step inside things get better tomorrow and better heading into the workweek. we'll have that and the track on hurricane joaquin. >> parts of north wild began flooding before the high tide moved in. towns up and down the jersey shore were preparing for the floodwaters. trish hartman was in north wildwood last night and has the details. angry winds and stinging rain
pounded the beaches in avalon. officials say gusts up to 60 miles per hour could bring down power lines. ment townsend inlet bridge connecting avalon and sea isle city is closed. >> we're advising everyone do not drive on a flooded street or intersection, you put yourself and first responders at risk. >> reporter: the beaches were replenished since super-storm sandy. >> our beaches held up, the beach is designed to withstand this and that's what it is doing. >> reporter: we saw businesses sured up with sandbags ready for another round of flooding. residents are ready, too. >> we did move our car to the higher ground. we parked at the municipal parking lot. >> reporter: in north wildwood a dozen boats were pulled out of the water at grassy sound marina. folks grabbed groceries and snacks. >> it's picking up a bit. >> we had a hobbie cat on the
beach in stone harbor and had to get that off the beach. >> reporter: not everyone is complaining we found surfers who say the storm could make for great waves on sunday. >> we grew up with this stuff we're experienced with big swells and high winds. >> reporter: coastal flood warnings are in effect sunday, avalon fire department has an extra crew on standby in case anyone needs help. trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> residents in ocean city in cape may county are keeping a nervous glance at the sea, as well. the high tide swamp several roads and water ran over bulkheads and garages were flooded. this couple had to scramble to find a new venue for their wedding. they are set to get married on the deck of a home on 17th
street. it turned into a moat at the high tide. chris christie stirred up controversy when talking about the flooding allong the jersey shore. he was combative and singled out the residents of margate which resisted the plans to build protective dunes. >> towns like margate, you are amongst the most selfish people in the state of new jersey. if this hurricane had come to shore, the damage that would have been done to lives and property in margate, i hope it's worth the vanity act that you're all engaging in. >> the state wants to take the beachfront through eminent domain. the mayor said the city is protected by an effective sea wall. he said it's a shame that christy made that comment about them. rainfall amounts varied throughout the viewing area. keep track of what's going on in your neighborhood at 6abc.com.
we're updating it from the latest reports from the shore and videos and photos of flooding. a deadly highrise fire at an apartment building in the chestnut section of philadelphia has cost a man his life. the action cam was on the scene of the chestnut hill to your on stenton avenue. a fire broke out at a unit on the top floor of the 18 story structure. crews pulled an unconscious man from the apartment. the victim in his 50s was pronounced at the hospital. firefighters evacuated the buildings during the blaze. residence have been allowed to return, but so far no word on a cause. new this morning, a man has been taken to a delaware hospital after getting hit by a car while walking on a bridge. the action cam wassen the scene of the -- was on the scene of the 1400 block of washington avenue in wilmington. the man in his 30s was walking
across the bridge when he was truck. medics performed cpr and transported him to the hospital. no word on his condition. the driver of the car that struck him stopped immediately and remained at the scene. today marks 20 years since the oj simpson double murder verdict that captivated millions when the trial was broadcast on tv. >> we the jury find the defendant not guilty of the crime of murder. >> reporter: the former football star was acquitted in the murder of his ex-wife nicole brown simpson and her friend ron goldman. a civil court found him liable. he was ordered to pay $33 million to the goldman and brown families. simpson is in jail for an armed robbery conviction that happened in las vegas. a highway exit has been
secretary is stepping down because of lobbing for united airlines, he never voted on anything affecting the airlines. he will stem down at the end of the month. >> governor governor christig a fleece jacket everyone wondering if it is the same one he wore after super-storm sandy. meteorologist david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues this saturday morning. try perdue® simply smart and harvestland®. two trusted perdue brands of chicken raised with no antibiotics ever.
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♪ >> rescue workers in guatemala are combing through the debris from a huge mudslide hoping to find survivors, one man was pulled alive 15 hours after the mudslide hit. 26 bodies were found, several children. 600 people could be missing. many people were sleeping when the mudslide struck. heavy rains are blamed for triggering the mudslides. two men are in critical condition after their boat capsized in stormy waters near new york city. the vessel had five men aboard when it flipped over in the jamaica bay section. two swam ashore and alerted
police. the nypd coast guard rescued three others, two in the water and one holding on to the boat. it was a nasty day out there yesterday. >> reporter: it's going to be another windy one today, but not as wet. not a day for boaters. storm tracker 6 live double scan we are drying out compared to the last couple of days. we look at storm tracker 6 live, light nuisance showers clearing philadelphia and pushing up to the north. areas you don't see green you can see drizzle this morning. generally speaking dry most of the day and a lot less rain than than the last couple of. as we look outside, we have cloudy skies down the shore, there's cape may, new jersey, the surf is heavy today and the coastal flooding still an issue down the shore. future tracker 6 let's cover the rain for you, as we go through the morning up to about noon, it does look like we continue to see the rain thin out, there might be sprinkles and showers left over south of philadelphia. and through the afternoon mainly
dry up to 6:00 a couple of coastal showers possible. maybe something pops here and there, around the immediate region, generally speaking we are looking at drier conditions with cloudy skies out there. wind gusts are an issue as we are looking at them in the 30s. 40 miles per hour in wildwood and continuing up to noon with gusts as high as 50 down the shore, the models showing them more like the 30s and 40s. by 7:00 p.m., there you see the higher gusts closer to the coast. inland it will be windy, but not as gusty. it stays cool and cloudy. 53 degrees by 11:00. 2:00 p.m., 56. 57 degrees is the high this afternoon probably at 3:00 p.m. windy, cloudy, damp at times. high temperatures cool in allentown. mid 50s there and in trenton. 62 in cape may that have this a. 64 in atlantic city. again, coastal flooding is a problem at times of high tide this afternoon and tonight and maybe sunday, as well.
the next high tide in atlantic city is technically at 12:24, the frugd flooding could begin several showers before this time and there's another high tide after midnight tonight and sunday afternoon. generally the high tides are half to an hour on either side of the times i'm showing you depending on where you are up and down the coast. gusts today, 40 to 50 miles per hour down the shore, waves running 6 to ten feet that means more major coastal flooding in spots and damaging beach erosion continuing as well. if you're heading on the town in philadelphia. bring along a jact, -- jacket, it's going to be windy and cool. 55 degrees by 7:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m., 53 degrees. we have clouds and sunny breaks up north, but not a lot rain on
future tracker 6. down near the bahamas we have hurricane joaquin. look at the eye, you can see it's very pronounced there. the storm is pulling away from the bahamas, things will get better there. the storm stays off the coast. it's a category one hundreds of miles off the coast. we'll get heavy surf down the shore from that, but that's it. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 57 degrees, winds and damp, dry for a good portion of the day. tomorrow, cloudy and breezy, mostly dry, high of 63. monday breezy and starting to get milder. we'll get up to 67 degrees there. we're in the low 70s, tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday, next chance of rain is probably friday night into saturday. we'll see how the long range models handle that over the next seven days. >> new jersey governor chris christie wore a fleece jacket for the media briefing on the
weekend storms. just so you know it was not the fleece. he said he still has the blue fleece inscribed with his name that he wore during the recovery of super-storm sandy. he decided to wear other fleeces given to him by towns across the state. >> given hurricane joaquin wasn't come ashore i didn't think it was appropriate to break out the heavy arrest -- artillery of the fleece. >> he said he will wear the blue fleece in case of emergency instead of the one that was given to him by the folks in camden county. we'll be right back.
57 degrees, it's a good day to bundle up and stay indoors, if you head outside have a coat on. >> reporter: this is breast cancer wairns month. -- awareness month. the good news more women are getting tested for genetic risk. many women referred by doctors didn't fit the right criteria, such as family history of the cancer. critics blasted the study which was done by genetic counsel and company. most women know lumps are signs of breast cancer. there are other signs, red spots, rash or flaking on the skin can be indicateindicator.
>> when you see a pucker it can be an underlying issue. >> reporter: regular screening and mammograms are so very important. rain didn't stop hundreds of people from hitting the streets to fight breast cancer, the three day event kicked off in willow grove yesterday. both men and women wore pink for the 3 day 60-mile walk to wraiz awareness before -- to raise awareness about breast cancer. it raised # hundred million dollars -- $800 million since 2003. that walk travels through bala cynwyd and ends near the navy yard tomorrow. coming up, meteorologist david murphy has a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. please stay with us on this dreary saturday. we'll be right back.
>> a recap of our top stories, flooding roads in parts of the jersey shore. this home in north wildwood has become a sad sinking victim. flooding. the high tide after it collapsed into the water overnight. taking a live picture this morning, sky6 live hd in atlantic city. the winds are blowing the camera around, the waves are kicking up. the only people excited about that today, the surfers. meteorologist david murphy joining us now with another look at the accuweather forecast and, of course, concern about the coastal flooding. >> reporter: it is winds rocking the camera around part of the problem. today, alicia you can see we have coastal flood warning for high tides today and sunday at 6:00 p.m.
we're concerned for this afternoon between noon and 2:00 p.m. and another one after midnight and another one tomorrow afternoon. the waves continue to be high and we could have a flooding issue similar to yesterday. cloudy and windy, there could rain around, but not a whole lot. 57 is the high. winds 20 to 30 miles per hour inland. down the shore we could see gusts as high as 40 to 50 miles per hour at times today. >> check this out, a giant brat wurst was made in wisconsin. it weighs 90 pounds. could they be more excited wkraut on -- with the kraut on top. they are slicing it up for local veterans programs. of course you have to have the mustard, obviously. 7:55 we're just a few minutes
away from saying good morning to "good morning america." here's dan harris. >> reporter: cup up on "g.m.a.," the dangerous forecast they are calling for a life threatening historic rainfall event parts of south carolina in the bulls eye. already entire roads washed away, hurricane joaquin is a major category three hurricane threatening bermuda. we have an exclusive, this woman survived the school massacre in oregon, but worked to save the lives of some of the victims what she saw and heard and what she did as we learn the names and the stories of the nine people murdered. we've got breaking news in the murder of a dentist in dallas shot execution style in the parking garage of an upscale apartment. two individuals are in custody and charged with capitol murder. police are pursuing the woman they believe hired the hit man to eliminate her romantic rival. we have that coming up on a busy
saturday morning on "g.m.a." we'll see you soon. >> "action news" continues at 9:00 a.m., here's the stories we're working object for -- on r you. flooding rips away a jersey home. an area dodged by hurricane joaquin see what it's like to enter the strongest areas of the hurricane where it made its presence known. for eva pilgrim, david murphy and the entire "action news" team, i'm alicia vitarelli. have a great saturday we'll see you back here at 9:00. for the general assembly, will pauls and chris brown claim
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