tv Action News Weekend 6AM ABC October 4, 2015 6:00am-7:01am EDT
>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on this sunday, october 4. eva pilgrim is off, alicia vitarelli joins us. another case of deja vu flooding continues to be a problem at the jersey shore this morning. >> and you can hear the winds still howling in parts of the area, the gusts and the big storm is covering holes in the beaches. it was a wet, chilly night for some folks. a lot of people are telling me that the wind is waking them this morning.
>> reporter: very wind down the shore, overall it will get better, but we have issues. storm tracker 6 live will show you we are dry this morning. sky6 live hd not bouncing quite as much inland. we have some breezes blowing through the region, but not as gusty as earlier. as we look at satellite and radar, you can see there's a fair amount of cloud cover around the region. i can't rule out a sunny break, looks like we might get that in in southern delaware early this morning. at the same time there's sprinkles and showers around south of philadelphia. that may be something that pops up occasionally today. coastal flood warning in effect until 6:00 p.m. high tide along the oceanfront is peaking between 1 and 3:00 p.m. the tide will build into flood levels before then and after then, looks like moderate flooding, the major flooding may not be a case or issue. advisory is up until midnight
along the portion of the delaware river and upper delaware bay because high tide is in the evening in these areas. things should get better, the magnitude will not be as bad as the last a couple of days. cool this morning, breezy, 57 degrees. down the shore we're looking at the wind gusts at 30 miles per hour. not as bad as inland. it will be breezy, but not the same sort of strong wind we had yesterday. noon, 59. it's a cool afternoon ahead, but better than yesterday when we stopped in the mid 50s, today at high, 63 degrees. better temperatures coming in the seven day, i'll have that coming up. >> that's good news. >> yeah, the action cam was roaming the jersey shore capturing the latest flooding. take a look at the scene at
harvard and edgewater avenue. high tide rolled in around 1:30. new video coming in from west atlantic city. flooding forced people from the black horse park and other portions of ac and it closed the black horse pike franklin boulevard. >> annie mccormick continues our coverage from ocean city. >> reporter: people in ocean city say this storm has not been that bad. however, the concern is not the rain, it's actually the wind him we're between two buildings, you step on the boardwalk. you can see a major difference in the gusts. take a look at the lamp post, you can see it shaking in the wind, the dunes they look like they are swaying. winds battered the ocean city
boardwalk forcing people to bundle up and walk back arrested and sand whipped sands and rattled signs. the sand has formed a shelf. on west avenue. no wake zone warnings apply. >> it's pretty much crazy, people fly down the street and don't stop. wallace of hardware saw a frenzy of panicked people three days ago. >> they were panicked a little bit, today cords an ropes, they are tieing up docks. >> reporter: ocean city firefighters were prepared with jet skis and water rescue equipment. the deputy chief feels like they got a break with the storm. >> we had high tide come in as expected and we are lucky it doesn't going to into the housing that we have. >> reporter: all weekend has
plagued every corner of the jersey shore. roads become i am impassable from atlantic city to the wildwoods. in wildwood, concrete and bricks fell from this senior home. back in ocean city, wind blew sand and people huddled together, officials say they are keeping their eyes on high tide which could cause damage. >> we have one more high tide, we have our storm trucks, business as usual for us, we are prepared. we hope it will lessen up as other storms do. >> reporter: we can feel the sea spray over hear, the concern with high tide is the whether or not the water will add to already flooded streets. reporting from ocean city, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> we invite you to stay with 6abc.com/weather storm tracker 6
live is just a click away with up to the minute details on approaching storms. at the big board in charleston, south carolina downtown is shut down because of an epic rainfall, ten to 20 inches. rain killed five people flooded homes and left streets i am passable. more than 60 roads are blocked off. president obama has ordered a state of emergency in be south carolina sending in federal help. a curfew is posted and that rain keeps coming down. the wind is threatening to take down trees and power lines, as well. >> i'm trying to make it to the hospital, i'm a fellow at the hospital, i just live one block that way, i tried coming this way, the water was above my waist, i can't do it. >> every street downtown is flooded. look at the scene, the carolinas took the most severe hit from the storm. it linked up with tropical
moisture from hurricane joaquin to make a tremendous situation there. and deadly, as well. searchers continue to look for the ship that vanished in the hurricane joaquin. the only sign of the ship is the life ring found by the coast guard and navy. the ship lost communication and began taking on water, the life ring was spotted 70 miles from the ship's last known position. the ship was traveling from florida to puerto rico. bermuda is bracing for hurricane joaquin wind whipping at 100 miles per hour. this is video of the storm barreling through the bahamas. hurricane joaquin may strike bermuda this morning. "g.m.a." is standing by for more coverage of hurricane joaquin
and the east coast storm coming up at 8:00 a.m. after "action news." >> developing overnight, police in delaware looking for a hit-and-run driver. a man was left to nearly die in the street. he was struck just before 10:30 at jackson and maryland avenues in wilmington. the victim was rushed to christian new hospital in owe tow christiana hospital in critical condition. police are looking for the driver and vehicle that fled the scene. police k89 hunting for a robbery suspect who ran into the society hill sheraton. an off duty officer found a magazine clip from the original crime scene. the robbers illuded a park ranger there. the search. hotel turned up no trace of him. former naacp president jerry mondesire is hospitalized
in critical condition. jefferson university hospital has not given anymore information about his diagnosis. he served's the head of the philadelphia branch of the naay. p from 1996 until 2014. >> we are learning chilling new details about the mass shooting at the oregon college. chris harper mercer shot a classmate even if she begged for her life. relatives of other survivors say harper mercer spared one student he called the lucky one giving them an envelope to deliver authorities. they did not reveal his contents but left a message for law ens e enforcement -- law enforce.
the father of the gunman said he believes the gun laws should change. he said he had a harmonious relationship with with his son and had no idea his son had guns. >> i never held a gun in my life. i never want. you have to ask that question, how was he able to get that kind of arsenal. >> harper mercer killed 9 people and wounded 30 others before taking his own life. 6:10. tomorrow is the deadline to register to vote in the pennsylvania generally e general election. you can register by mail or in person at many state and county office. election day november 3. good there's much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. >> a 14-year-old boy is arrested and accuseed of more
than a dozen armed robberies in the drexel university area. >> the eagles have an nfc east showdown against the redskins. hear from sam bradford. >> reporter: gray for the most part today, but cool and highs in in the 60s and 52 overnight low. i'll have the latest track on hurricane joaquin barreling in on bermuda this afternoon. i'll have more of that coming up.
i'm rayna. and i bank human at td bank. it is 6:14, 54 degrees, sky6 live hd looking live at philadelphia international airport. it is dry right now. the shore dealing with flooding concerns this morning. >> reporter: yeah, we are and there's another high tide coming early this afternoon generally between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. that's going to be an area of concern, although the flooding may not be quite as bad as the last couple of days. as we look at the shore, you can see the cameras bouncing, we are obviously looking at windy conditions continuing, the winds won't be at strong as yesterday, but they will be an issue. storm tracker 6 live double scan we are looking at dry conditions this morning with a slight chance of a spotty shower today.
57 degrees is the current temperature. a little better than this time yesterday morning, cool, obviously. there's the wind 18 miles per hour. it is bluster. future tracker 6 shows you in the northern areas, poconos into the lehigh valley there's a slight chance of some peeks of sun today, but most of the area will be cloudy. there's a slight chance of a spotty sprinkle or shower. this is the noon picture and all the way up to 6:00 p.m. northern suburbs breaking out a little bit of sunshine. temperatures are cool, but better than yesterday. 53 degrees by 8:00. 53 by 11:00 a.m. we'll get up to 63 degrees for the high and 5:00 p.m., 61 degrees and sun breaking out up north. if you're at dover for the final racing day at dover. 61 degrees by 1:00 p.m. 65 by 4:00 p.m. getting up to 67 degrees,
cloudy, breezy and cool. slight chance of a sprinkle or light shower. if it did hit it would be light and brief and hopefully not interrupt racing. 61 in trenton. 62 in allentown. 63 in reading. very similar numbers across the region. down the shore getting up into the mid 60s, a spotty shower can't be ruled out. issues linger at the shore. winds gusting 35 to 40 miles per hour. we're looking at coastal flooding. we were talking about major flooding the last couple of days. today, moderate flooding. early afternoon high tides is what we're looking at as the worst of that, there could additional beach erosion with the onshore flow. future tracker 6 in the morning, cloudy, a shower close to the
coast, we get up to noon it looks overcast, but we think we'll break sun back into play tomorrow and we'll whroorve. hurricane joaquin, the forward faces side of the form, the east side of the storm, the forward winds are stronger, this is a big problem for bermuda. the storm is well away from us and not having any impact other than extra heavy surf. 63 degrees cloudy and breezy. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, monday, sun 66. tuesday, 72, mid 70s on,
partly sunny, skies thursday and friday. saturday, mix of clouds and sun, high of 70. cooler today, but better than yesterday. almost entirely dry across the region, nydia and alicia. >> that's good news we have two big parades today, thanks for working that out for us. meanwhile, hundreds of exhibiters are in new jersey for at wheaton arts there is something for everyone, go check that out. >> the all new folder f-15 >> new this morning, a dozen
people were hurt when a new york city trans i want bus crashed into a home in queens. it happened when the bus collided with a car. it veered into two parked cars and struck the home. all the injuries were minor. the cause of the crash is under investigation. tragedy at swathmore college, a student died after falling 40 feet down an embankment. it happened before 3:00 p.m. in crumb wood at the hiking area. the death is accidental, the student is an 18-year-old from bayside new york. >> philadelphia police are investigating a deadly shooting in germantown. a 19-year-old was shot in the chest. the gunfire erupted on east
wiser street at 6:30. the teen died. the suspect was arrested after he showed up at the same hospital with a gunshot wound. 67-year-old man and his 72-year-old wife are the victims of an apparent murder suicide. it happened in deptford township. after 8:00 a.m., investigators say the husband called 911 to report a shooting. by the time the officers arrived both the man and his wife were suffering from gunshot wounds. both were pronounced dead a short time later.
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coatsville, 49. 57 in center city not too bad. there's a breeze owcht northeast this morning. mid to upper 50s across south jersey, 50 in avalon. close to 60 in dover, delaware. if you're running errands there will be a bit of a breeze blowing today, not as windy as yesterday. 63 degrees, checking airports around the region in the most commonly traveled destinations, the only delay is in newark, a little bit better than yesterday morning when a lot of our airports had delays. >> in sports, the phillies win twice and the eagles board a train headed south to take on washington. here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: since chip kelly took over, the eagles have been one of the best offenses in football until now, with sam bradford running the show they have been the worst. chip kelly and the eagles look to return from washington, d.c.
later tonight with a win, avoid the 1-3 start. will they be aboard the demarco murray train. he has a game time decision, his buddy bradford needs all the help he can get to move the offense. >> i think some corrections here and there, i think so we get in rhythm and sink hopefully we can take off. >> reporter: this is not the kind of october baseball you had in mind. the phillies are trying to avoid losing 100 games later today in the final regular season game. if they lose it will be the first time since 1961 they lost 100. get out the rally towels, you may want to take that blanket and cover your face. game one double header gains the marlins, ugly. phils lost 7-6. loss number 98.lo shot in the 4.
i guess that broken wrist is feeling much, much better. high 5 in there, phils lose game 2. they haven't lost 100 in 54 years, but they win number one pick in the draft next year. penn state football is on a run. they won four straight they do it against army without their top two running backs who are out with injuries. penn state fans forming a tank to show their respect to the army. hacken burger goes airborne. 33 yards for a touchdown. penn state goes up 13. penn state holds on to win 20-14. the odds maker predicted this is
going to be a blowout. james franklin what do you think about that. >> i lost $20 in atlantic city when i was like 24 years old after college, i almost threw up, that was the last time i gambled. i can't tell you about it, i'm sure our guys go to school and get an education and make great choices in the community and find a way to win games. that's what we're going to do. >> reporter: nascar in dover later today. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a good day.
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flooding blocked some roads at the jersey shore. sky6 live hd live looking at center city from our temple university camera. the winds are subsiding a bit. it's a concern at the shore. it is 6:30, eva pilgrim and chris sowers are off, alicia vitarelli and meteorologist david murphy have the latest in accuweather. >> reporter: another cool start a little bit of a breeze blowing around. you see sky6 live hd over the ben franklin bridge. clouds everywhere across the region and staying fairly cloudy the rest of the way. a little peek of sunshine in the afternoon. looking at sky 6 there's clouds around, there might be sunshine in southern delaware. coastal flood warning in effect
until 6:00 p.m. tonight when we take it off the board in the counties closer to the shore. we're going for moderate flooding not the major flooding, but a concern as you want to be careful of the frequentlily flooded areas. the advisory in the tidal portion of the delaware river and upper delaware bay goes until midnight, because this high tide will not be until this evening. 57 in philadelphia. 51 in allentown. 52 in trenton. we were in the mid to upper 40s this time yesterday. so it's a little bit better temperature-wise, but on the cool side, obviously. 58 at the airport in ac. it will be breezy today, but not as windy as yesterday. 54 degrees is the 9:00 a.m. temperature. 59 by noon. we'll get back up into the 60s today after spending yesterday afternoon in the 50s, 63 degrees is the high at 3:00 p.m. maybe, just maybe some sunny breaks later on today.
nydia when we come back we'll discuss the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast there are improving numbers on the way. thank you, david. there are reports of new flooding across the jersey shore this morning. some streets were impassible from absecon to the wildwoods. winds caused concrete and bricks to fall from a senior home in ocean city yesterday. firefighters are prepared for what the storm might bringing despite the problems feel we got a break. >> high tide came in we got what we expected and we are lucky it didn't go into the housing that we have. >> the winds were strong and people had trouble walking on it is boards yesterday and beach erosion is a concern in ocean city. >> you have to see this to believe this, the other than of a local landmark in cape may
county is vowing to rebuild after the home was swept into the bay. the home in grassy sound started to fail, but yesterday morning it was swept into turtle creek. you can see the top peeking out there. the owner believes the storm fueled tide and winds overwhelmed the home. >> the current was so strong, i looked at the timbers, 60 feet long broken like tooth picks. >> reporter: the concern is that the wreckage could break apart during high tide and become a hazard. you can see a lot of people taking pictures of the scene the coast guard will ever to decide whether to have it removed. >> alicia, thank you. developing this morning a shootout at a north philadelphia rooming house leaves one man dead and another critically wounded. the action cam was on the scene on the 2400 block of north 29th street. police say two men burst into a
room guns drawn a shootout ensued with two others inside the room. one of the suspects was killed, the other got away. police say one man inside the room was shot several times and is in critical condition. his friend is being questioned. at this point there is no word on a motive. police in norristown, montgomery county are investigating a shooting. this one happened at 8:30 at the intersection of oak and green streets. a 17-year-old boy was shot in the stomach and rushed to penn presbyterian for medical treatment. police are looking for two men seen running away. happening today a three week gathering of bishops gets underway at the vatican. pope francis started the sy. synod. debate is expected to be fierce between hard liners who refuse
outreach to gays. vatican fired a monsignor who announced that he was gay and did so to denounce homophobia throughout the church. >> turning to politics now, hillary clinton is vowing to take action to help lgbt americans. she spoke to the human rights campaign vowing to upgrade the records of the lbgt service records who were formally discharged under don't ask don't tell. >> i see the injustices and the dangers that you ask and your families fails, i'm running for president to end them once and for all. >> reporter: meantime, democratic rival bernie sanders made a stop in massachusetts. he talked about economic issues including income inequality.
>> donald trump is weighing in on the mass shooting on the oregon campus, he suggested the christmas day of arming teachers. a gunman shot and killed 9 people and injured 9 others when he opened fire on umpqua community college. trump said the campus was a gun-free zone and it would be better if the teachers were armed. >> they don't blame mental illness or the metal healthcare is out of what whack. >> he attacked calls for more gun control. >> chris christie will face the questions this morning on this week at 10:30 on 6abc. >> a 14-year-old has been arrested for at least 125 armed robberies around drexel -- 15
armed robberies around drexel university. all the robberies happened over the past few months. vernon odem has the story from university city. >> reporter: we are no longer showing the face of the serial robbery suspect because police discovered he is only 14 years old, on a big boy crime spree. 15 armed robberies police say in the drexel university area in 30 days, many violent. september 30th, he pistol whipped a student who resisted. >> 6:00 a.m. she was walking home, he pulls up on the bike, give me your purse, he grabs the purse and punches her in the face, she pushes him off the bike, he beats her with the gun. >> police released the surveillance video of the suspect using a credit armed he strong armed from a victim.
he is only 14 and attends overbrook high. at times he he had two polices. >> as drexel pushes out in the communities and experiences more of this residential communities. >> i'm surprised someone so young could be doing that something like that and so often. >> reporter: through social media network, the university modified notified the student body of the crime spree. >> i'm from hong kong this is my first time getting a message from the school. i'm kind of scared, actually. i will not go on the street alone at night. >> you're okay, now. >> reporter: yeah now that's arrested, yeah, safer than before. >> reporter: the district attorney may seek to prosecute the 14-year-old as an adult. no decision has been made yet. in the meantime, the police will
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start out. as we look outside at the not so great outdoors, it's breezy and cloudy, 51 in allentown. 55 in wilmington. upper 50s down the shore at this early hour. it's breezy out there, not as windy as yesterday you can a morning for coats and a couple of layers. as we look at the potential for sunshine today. not a whole lot of it early on. the farther north you go through the region up through noon into the afternoon, the better chance you have of seeing sunny breaks, many of us will be cloudy. there will be showers down the shore until 6:00 p.m. 62 degrees in the lehigh valley mostly cloudy and on the breezy side. probably dry throughout the day. at the shore, 65 degrees, cloudy breezy, a little better chance of a passing sprinkle or shower the closer you go to the coast.
there's lingering coastal flooding especially at high tides. at the shore, winds gust 25 to 35 miles per hour. might get a 40-mile an hour gust not as bad as yesterday and moderate coastal flooding at times of high tide generally in the early afternoon between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. the major flooding we had the last couple of days probably will not repeat, but you have to be cautious with the moderate coastal flooding. there could be additional beach erosion with the winds continuing off the ocean. in philadelphia. cloudy and breezy, spotty shower, mainly dry in philadelphia, high of 6 # degrees, winds running northeast at 15 to 25 miles per hour. 53 degrees by 8:00. 57 by 11:00. we spend the majority of the afternoon in the low 60s with the high of 63 around 3:00 p.m. if you're heading to the phillies ballgame, fan appreciation day, 63 for the
first pitch, 61 in the 9th inning. i'm heading down there and i think i'm bringing a classic fleece they give out. we have monday, clouds in the morning, coastal showers that may or may not make it in over the beach. as we get past 12:00, we'll see sunshine returning, things will improve tomorrow. hurricane joaquin has moved away from the bahamas, but bearing toward bermuda as a category 3 storm. bermuda is bracing, it will go off to the west of bermuda which puts burr -- bermuda on the stronger side of the storm with damaging winds. one more phillies contest trying to avoid 100 losses today. well go down there and root for
a win. sun returning monday, 66. tuesday, 72. gorgeous autumn afternoon on wednesday, 74 is the high partly sunny, thursday, 70. 71, increasing clouds on friday, friday night there could be a round of rain, looks like the rain is out of here in time for a nice saturday. >> you know we needed good weather because we have two important events happening. >> the puerto rican day parade kicks off at 10:00. it is normally held on the last weekend of september, but was moved because of the visit from pope francis. the grandstand will be at logan square. you can see the parade at noon right here on 6abc. afterward the pulaski day parade hosted by alicia. >> tens of thousands are in new mexico for the 44 annual
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7:00 a.m. on this sunday, october 4. eva pilgrim is off, alicia vitarelli joins us. another case of deja vu, flooding remains a party at the jersey shore with more concerns this afternoon. >> you hear it there, the winds howling in parts of the area. the gusts and the big surf are carving holes in our beaches. it was a wet, chilly night for some folks. >> chris sowers is off, too, let's go outside to meteorologist david murphy for the latest in accuweather. >> reporter: good morning, this is a historic morning it is the first time in the cool weather season i put the fleece on. it's a good morning for jackets. satellite showing cloud cover around this evening. generally speaking we're going at a cloudy start an cloudy finish. we have a coastal flood warning one more day until 6:00. ocean high tides are between 1