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into a tow truck and gets trapped behind the wheel. >> a homeless couple's son who wandered away gets much-needed help. >> let's head over to david murphy and take a look at accuweather and karen rogers has the cold commute today. >> reporter: we have a freeze warning in effect is that started at midnight last night and goes until 9:00 a.m. this morning. if you have not got the potted plants in just yet. grab them in this case the damage has not been done. clear skies overhead. lots of sunshine on the way high pressure right about there insuring a cool flow from the west, but light winds today. unfortunately the temperature is pretty brutal out there and different from this time last week. 36 degrees in philadelphia. below freezing in trenton.
, allentown, wilmington, 29 degrees in millville. 29 degrees at the airport in atlantic city. winds are light, that's good, but on the bus stop it is clear and cold. 33 degrees in philadelphia. by 6:00 a.m. 34 by 8:00 a.m. many suburbs below freezing through this period. as we take a look at the afternoon, 34 degrees by 8:00 a.m. noon, 48. by 3:00 p.m. 53 degrees we're looking at a high of 54 degrees this afternoon at about 4:00 p.m. so below average today, chilly, but at least we rebound from where we are right now. speaking of rebounds tomorrow afternoon looks better, karen. >> reporter: thank goodness. keep working on that. stepping outside, that will wake you up, temperatures in time 20s. warm up that car. looking live at the schuylkill expressway 676 traffic is moving nicely. the vine is open, no overnight construction last night but there will be tonight closing the vine. this is the boulevard heading toward the schuylkill expressway
moving nicely. north of here we have a payoffing project between ryan and woodward streets. we have a couple of accidents skip back pike at white hall road another where a vehicle went off the road on the garden state parkway past 539. emergency crews are out here on the right-hand side. in new jersey this is what it looks like on 42 northbound on creek road light volume to start you off. >> this may be the first time we see gloves and scarves at the backup this fall. katherine scott is live at 69th street station in upper darby to find out how commuters are copying with the cold. >> reporter: i got my scarf, matt. it is cold when you walk out this morning. you get a little bit of a jolt. people are not used to these temperatures. you can see your breath and here at 69th street station, people are bundled up, some not ready for the cold as they walked out
the door. others saw the forecast and they were prepared and put on extra layers of clothing. it was a similar story of people bundling up in rittenhouse square at 18th and walnut. of course it's fall you expect to feel the crisp days, this is unseasonable. a taste of what's soon to come when winter arrives. at 69th street station people are not welcoming these temperatures. the temperatures started to dip over over the weekend. yesterday in spots people saw flurries, you know that winter is knocking on the door and people are saying no thank you. >> it's going to be a crows winter. feel it already, might start snowing right now. you have to dress according to the weather. i've got on three shirts and two pants, i'm dressing warm out here. >> reporter: it has that winter feel this morning at 69th street station. of course you'll hear from those
people who love winter they can't wait for the time of year to haul out your winter gear. seize the day. today is the day, get on your warm sweaters and jackets and hats and hoods and get ready fore the temperatures to bounce up and down over the next week or so, it is fall, you can see some of the winter weather and it will warm up a little bit, you'll get a little bit of a break before winter comes. live at 69th street station, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> up state new york is dealing with a double dose of winter weather. it is cold and snowing. icy roads caused 50 crashes in the syracuse area. one family watched as a snow squall turned into five inches on the ground. what did dad do? he fired up the you didn't gril. stay current on weather at 6abc.com/weather. >> new this morning a driver
who fell asleep at the wheel rear ended a tow truck in south philadelphia. the action cam was on the scene at penrose and pattison avenue at 2:00 a.m. he is in the hospital in serious condition. doctors checked out the truck driver, as well for injuries. happening today, jury deliberations resume in the center city collapse trial. contractor given campbell faces life in prison for 2013 disaster. 6 people died and others injured. his lawyer said the demolition architect knew campbell was not qualified to do the job. others say he saved money by cutting corners that cost lives. the lulu county club in upper dublin went up in flames yesterday morning. there is little left of the
banquet hall. there were no reports of injuries. >> a berks county pastor recovering from a crash that killed his wife preached for the first time since the tragedy. a drunk driver slammed into his motorcycle in june. his wife was killed, he lost his leg. the pastor delivered an uplifting sermon on sunday. >> god brings to it or you find yourself facing something that's hard. he will bring you through it. >> pastor underwent 17 surgery as enawaiting a prosthetic leg. >> chosen 300 is working to raise $12,000 for the couple. there children are in foster care after their 2-year-old son was found alone in the park late
at night. the group has raised half of the amount, $6,500 bringing hope to the struggling family. >> it makes me feel so warm inside, because as cold as it is, people in society are like that. >> the money will go directly to a landlord to help the family with rent it will cover the cost of social services to help the parents become self-sufficient. if you would like to donate find a lik at 6abc.com. >> -- a link at 6abc.com. >> we have low sun angle. >> reporter: cold air came in overnight. storm tracker 6 live showing we're dry, taking a look outside we have clear skies over the platt bridge. everywhere else in the region. it's a cold start and colder than it's been around here in quite sometime. 36 degrees, the current temperature, the dewpoint 29. very dry cold air. and winds are light this morning
only 6 miles per hour. the windchill not too much lower than the temperature, but definitely a morning where you want to bundle up. the clear skies matt is talking about. cloud cover vacating the region. dry air coming out of northwest, high pressure buildings from the west, that will keep the winds on the light side today. 34 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m., 44. really, through the morning it's coat weather, maybe glove weather for you some of you. but we get into the afternoon it's better. 52 by 2:00 p.m. 54 is the high. i was out walking yesterday i had the hood up on the way where i was going on the way home the hood was down. it's a day where you'll need a jacket, but it's okay to get out and about and get things done. up in allentown, 53. down the shore, 54, 56 depending on where you are. with the 54 reading in philadelphia. if you're heading to lincoln financial field for the
divisional game against the giants. it will be chilly. bundle up. high pressure center sets up off the coast. the weather we get in tomorrow later tomorrow afternoon we'll see a high of 68 degrees, it gets better than that on wednesday. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today's high, 54 degrees, chilly. tomorrow, 68, bright milder conditions, 74 degrees for the high on wednesday and thursday. uniform another cold front comes through on thursday, behind it we do chill down. turning cooler again on friday with a high of 61. another 61 to start out the weekend on saturday. we get another change ahead of a frontal boundary on sunday, 67 degrees, a bit above average and fair amount of sunshine on sunday. the final union home game of the year is sunday at 5:00 p.m. it should be nice weather for that. >> thank you, david. still ahead on "action news," a father in the midwest is facing
criminal charges after his 6-year-old son shoots and kills his little brother. >> a texas boy with the funny looking clock is expected to make a special appearance owe white house today. >> reporter: we have a disabled box truck, police are helping with this this is grays ferry. we'll look at this in the suburban traffic report is coming up. >> ten disabled children are getting the trip of a lifetime. details later on "action news."
>> 5:43, it is cold out there, 38 degrees on city avenue. it is near that freezing mark. bundle up as you head out to work and school. the eagles play tonight. >> yes they do. let's head over to karen rogers good morning. >> reporter: yeah we're checking out the schuylkill expressway. we have a disabled truck blocking the left lane. just a minute ago i showed you that. it has cleared, so traffic is moving better. the suburban traffic report montgomery county we have an accident at skippack pike. in bucks county we have construction today from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. mill road remains closed until wednesday. you want to watch for the construction right here.
stick to 263. an accident where a vehicle ran off the roadway garden state parkway southbound past 3539. emergency crews are on the scene with that one. if you're coming into philadelphia from conshohocken and you were to take conshohocken state road it's a 27 minute ride. we're not seeing any delays on the schuylkill expressway. take the schuylkill expressway it's only a 20 minute ride. it's the best way to come in from conshohocken. if you look at the temperatures in the northwest suburbs it's cold out there, 21 in tanersville. 28 in martins creek, 28 in fleetwood. 27 in coatsville and ken kennetts square. i had to scrape off my windshield this morning. one or two of the colder spots could see black ice. 26 degrees in quakertown. 28 in oxford. looking at the temperatures in south jersey, you're in the 20s in hammonton. 29.
still below freezing in cinnaminson, and dover, delaware. tam. >> thank you, karen. the top u.s. military leader is meeting with the israeli leaders amid the violence in jerusalem. he wasn't there to speak on this issue, but to talk about the iranian nuclear deal. yesterday an armed attacker wielding a knife killed people. john kerry, the u.s. secretary of state is set to meet with more leaders from both sides over the coming days. a father in chicago is facing felony charges after his 6-year-old son accidently shot and killed his 3-year-old brother. michael assistant santiago leftd gun on top of the fridge. the 6-year-old shot his little brother in the face while the two were playing cops and
robbers. prosecutors say he bought the gun off the street for protection because he was a former gang member who testified against another member in a murder trial. government forces have launched an effort to capture joaquin "el chapo" guzman in northwest mexico. he escaped the operation, but it is believed he injured his face and leg. both mexico and the united states are offering rewards for his capture. happening today, the texas teenager who was detained by police after his homemade clock was mistaken for a possible bomb will meet with president obama. d from his high school last month. some believe he was singled out
because he was a muslim. he has gained support from 1 million twitter users. >> southern california makes progress in cleaning up the muddy roads, but rain is on the way there. >> reporter: it's a cold morning with temperatures below freezing in a lot of suburbs so dress the kids warmly with the extra gear. this afternoon they can put some of the extra stuff in their pockets. i'll be back with not only that story, but give you a hint of better times to come. we'll take a look at the airport, that's coming up. >> the roman catholic church
pope francis france canonized the parents of saint teresa known as the little flower. >> reporter: we're hearing about a disabled vehicle on 309 past the turnpike. we're looking here and seeing things are moving nicely with all lanes open. no problems between cheltenham and quakertown. the media/elwyn line and manayunk norristown line were shuttle busing over the weekend. trains are running normally. shuttle busing on the lansdale doylestown line between 9 even 3:00 p.m. 30 degrees in pottstown right now, how about 20s in slatington, fleetwood, coatsville and saint davids close to philadelphia. center city is above the freezing mark. in south jersey a lot of 20s and low 30s.
you have to be careful extra time not only for scraping off the windshield, but taking it slower in the cooler areas in case there's due forming black ice on the road. we're not hearing about that, but something to keep in mind as we head into the colder part of the year. 53 by 3:00 p.m. it gets better this afternoon. we'll go for a high of 54 degrees that will be at 4:00 p.m. 50 by 6:00 p.m. a typhoon in the philippines has killed two people. this is new video from the northern providence of aurora. rescuers are trying to reach hundreds ever villagers trapped in their homes. wind gusts reached up to 150 miles per hour. power is out for several proven vinces. authorities spended dozens of flights and sea voyages for today. crude in california are working to dig vehicles out from tons of
whatever life throws your way, you've got it in the bag. you've got t.j. maxx! keep your standards high, and your spending low. maxx life! fighting to save atlantic county. chris brown's attacks? the press calls them "embarrassing" political "posturing." the truth? chris brown and will pauls opposed the atlantic city rescue plan, even though it would save thousands of our jobs. we already know they're propped up by north jersey casino interests. and pauls even wanted the vote to allow north jersey casinos "this year." now they brag about helping atlantic county.
football player to die in the country at a game. the 11th grader collapsed during a home game on friday. cam'ron matthews suffered a seizure on sidelines. >> you have your children and you want them to follow in your footsteps. he was a great kid and unbelievable athlete. >> the cause of his death has not been determined. >> teacher's aid stopped the attempted kidnapping of a student. sandra ferguson was driving to school when she noticed an 11-year-old girl inside a truck with an orderly man. i said sweetheart is that your dad. heshe told me he's my friend. i said no he's not your friend. i put my car in front of him and
i blocked him and i said you get out of the car right now. >> the girl was in the physically harmed. ferguson called 911. the suspect did not try to escape he is behind bars this morning. >> ten children from newark, delaware are out of the cold and at the happiest place on earth. they receive special care at a pediatric care facility. the children received a special escort to philadelphia international airport thanks to local police and philadelphia highway patrol. >> since we can't fund them officially fund them, i thought a police escort would be appropriate for these kids. god bless every one of these workers and god bless these kids. the third year exceptional care
has raised funds for the disney trip. a woman is celebrating a special birthday and doing it in the spirit of service which she has been doing her whole life. she is born november 4, 1915 and grew up in lansdale. she established a club to collect donations during world war ii she en listed in the marines. this is the longest living female marine in the state of pennsylvania. happy 100 birthday to grace and thank you for your service. >> they are sick and tired of that snake on that bus. how a slithery boa ended up slipping on board. >> gm is sending out another recall notice the auto alert in our market watch report that's coming up next.
>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m., monday, october 19. here's what's happening. >> there was a snake on a bus, a slithery passenger slips on a septa bus, the owner may face criminal charges. >> the nation is waiting on the decision by joe biden running for president not yet made. >> bundle up tight today to face the chilly temperatures. >> let's outside to david murphy, karen rogers is looking at the commute.