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>> >> good morning, it is 5:30, saturday, october 31. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." temple fans begin arriving overnight on market street getting ready for a big game against north dame. the stage is set for the espn's college game day live. it will broadcast from independence mall beginning this morning. it will feel like football weather as the temperature takes a chilly turn. meteorologist chris sowers takes a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. if you're going to the game or outside. >> reporter: what a day, right?
not only is it halloween, you got the temple game, don't forget we fall back an hour tonight so we gain an hour of sleep. let's go live on sky 6. show you what's going on here, nice quiet morning out there, that's the view in atlantic city. you can see caesar's and bally's there. wewe are down in the 30s north and west. allentown, 32. poconos 34. millville, sitting at the freezing mark of 32. reading, 33. lancaster, 35. philadelphia you're one of the warmer locations, 44. it's somewhat milder along the water because the ocean temperature is 59 degrees. everybody has cooled down significantly over the last 24 hours. clouds will increase throughout date. we'll start out with sunshine and some of the high, thin clouds sneak in later this afternoon. increasing clouds today with
temperatures remaining on the chilly side. 58 degrees by 3:00 p.m. that will be the forecasted high, which is is a good two to three degrees below the seasonal average. 58 by 3:00 p.m. back down to 53 degrees by 6:00 p.m. for all the trick or treaters out there, temperatures will hold steady, lots of clouds, temperatures in the low 50s, it will stay dry. when i come back we've a huge warm up in the seven seven-day forecast, a ton of 70s coming. i'll have that when i see you in a few minutes. >> it is game day the temple owls face off with the notre dame fighting irish at the linc and fan pandemonium is at an all time high. last night it was starting with people angling for the best spots. two dozen temple fans arrived
with their signs in hand to be the backdrop to root on the crowds tonight. they are all gearing up for tonight's big game, jeff chirico found that even some notre dame fans have a lot of respect for the temple team. >> reporter: you could feel the anticipation on temple's campus, an afternoon pep rally to cheer on the owls. >> it's crazy everyone is so excited, it's never been like this before. altogether we are one body we're so excited we're ready to power up. across the city, cherry and white pride. accept at commerce plaza at 20th and market where it was about the blue and gold and a few leprechauns. >> i believe in the blue and gold, it couldn't be finer for the city of philadelphia, but here comes the irish.
>> reporter: despite their notre dame loyalty, these phillies natives were not going to trash talk the undefeated owls. >> i am a huge notre dame fan, but i give them respect. >> reporter: the college game day set is up, with all eyes on temple, expectations are high. >> it's a big game, they are playing in the city it's national spotlight, it's time to kick butt. >> reporter: p.j. walker has to play a good game we're going to do good we're going to win. >> reporter: you can catch the big game on 6abc, beginning at 8:00 p.m. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> if you're going to be in the crowds for college game day, join us, join the action at
6 6abc.com. a russian airliner carrying 224 people have crashed. that coming in from egypt's civil aviation. emergency crews arrived on site to scour for victims. the flight had taken off from a red sea resort to the russian city of st. petersburg. wind and clouds were in the an issue at the time of the crash. emmaus high school will be open on monday after it was closed yesterday due to a threat. a box of 22 caliber amo spilled in the hallway. extra police will be on hand
monday always students return. two additional students were arrested yesterday and now face charges in a chaotic brawl a couple of blocks from allen high school in allentown on thursday. four police officers were hurt trying to break up the melee. more than 100 people were involved or witnessed the fight, a total of five were arrested. a man accused of shooting a pennsylvania police officer has surrendered to authorities. early holland turned himself into police in beaver county last night. he is accused of shooting a harmony township police officer earlier this week while trying to break into a car. the officer was saved by his bullet proof vest and said to be doing well. holland is charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault. philadelphia police say an officer was accidently run over by another officer during a struggle to arrest a suspect. they were pursuing a road rage suspect who allegedly smashed
his suv window with a baseball bat. while trying to detain the man at 55th and pine, an officer fell in the street. , the police van ran over his leg, he suffered a break foot and toes, police made their arrest. private liberal arts school is slashing 20 jobs and cutting 20 majors.rider's president bla0 rising costs. nora muchanic talks about how the program works. >> reporter: imagine who it would be like to earn a degree at no coast?
it will be offered next year to low income students called bridging the gap. >> we are looking to make education affordable. it's putting a degree within their reach. >> reporter: after applying for state and federal financial aid grants students with a family of $60,000 a year or rest will have the rest of the tuition and fees paid by rutgers. those with incomes between 60 and $100,000 will have half of their fees paid. that sounds great to prospective students and parents touring the campus. >> it's exciting for a single parent trying to save for college it's difficult. >> it will bring rutgers camden higher on my list for college. >> reporter: this pilot program will be available to high school grads enrolling in 2016.
you must be a new jersey resident as u.s. citizen and attend classes at rutgers camden. >> i think it will be a good incentive to kids who didn't think they could go to school. >> reporter: the goal is to give them more time to focus on school and avoid crippling student loan debt. lexi will owe $70,000 in loans after she graduates. >> that would help me tremendously, because i seek out every program there is. >> reporter: it does not include room and board, but 80% of the students commute, if enrollment groals because of the program, rutgers say they are prepared to handle it. nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> need to pass up your driveway before the winter
weather sets in? consumer reports tested patch kilts we have the results. >> we're turning the clocks back one hour this weekend, how that could have an impact on your mood. >> reporter: it's going to make us happy. halloween forecaster looks great, a few clouds tomorrow morning and huge november warmup next week. wait until you see the numbers in the seven-day forecast, i'll have it for you, right after this.
>> students in new jersey got a lesson about the weather yesterday, from some of our "action news" experts, look who that is, meteorologist chris sowers met with 7th graders at oak school in belmawr. he created a forecast using weather models. chris is a true weather nerd. we hear all about it. >> those kids were smart, i was impressed that i had a lot of interesting questions, it took me by surprise. it was a fun time. >> look at you, that shows up better on tv than in person. >> reporter: we got our 6abc jack-o-lantern and our temple owl. it's a good thing we're gaining an hour of sleep with everything we've got going on today.
independence mall it's the site of game day, it will be live there this afternoon before the noon games around the league kickoff. what a neat shot people gathering. it should be a very, very fun morning. temperatures will cooperate. no weather issues out there at all. there wasn't be any rain or anything like that. it should be a good time. temperatureses holding in the 60s and 70s monday and tuesday, we rebounded wednesday and thursday. yesterday's high, 60 degrees, it was somewhat chilly. today we're hanging out in the 50s. 44 in philadelphia. dewpoint, 32. winds out of the north at 5 miles per hour. pressure reading 30.20 inches. 44 is actually one of the warmer locations. millville in the low 30s. vineland same deal. hammonton, folsom that area
there, same thing. poconos 34. allentown, 32. trenton, 38 degrees. we'll start out with sunshine, eventually these clouds will work their way in from the west. this is actually a series of fronts. it's a warm front that will push through first and cold front moves in behind it, there's no cold air behind the cold front. it's pacific air it's going to warm things up in the seven-day forecast. later this afternoon, temperatures in the low to mid 50s. as we progress this along we'll see an increase in high, thin clouds first, they lower and thicken by evening. by 6:00. when everybody is getting ready to do trick or treating. temperatures pull back in the mid 50s, mainly cloudy, it's warmer tonight than what we're dealing with this morning, with lows in the 40s. 6:30 tomorrow morning, 52 philadelphia. upper 40s low 50s, everybody else. clouds skies a chance of brief morning shower and clouds open
up for sunshine by sunday afternoon. this is el nino at its finest. this is why we might have an warmer than normal winter this year because of the el nino. slightly cooler today, 55 degrees. all week long we could see temperatures ranging from 70 to 75 degrees in the delaware valley. monday through friday we may extent this for ten days, looks really nice this stretch of weather we've got coming up. 58 in philadelphia. 56 in trenton. reading, 56. cooler, increasing clouds. trick or treat forecast, dry, light breeze, rather cloudy, 54 degrees by 6:00. 9:00, 51. overnight tonight, it's milder, tempts in the upper 40s, low 40s north appear west. 48 for philadelphia. cape may, 46 degrees. it will be cloudy, but dry.
we're dry the whole time with the exception tomorrow morning brief showers in spots, otherwise clouds giving way to sunshine. 58 today. 69 tomorrow. look at the forecast, showers monday evening 66 degrees, tuesday, sunny, sunny, sunny. temperatures in the 70s, we could go into the weekend as well and temperatures will be in the 70s, don't forget we gain an hour's worth of sleep tonight push the clocks back one hour before you go to bad. everybody will be happy about that, hopefully we get a temple win and get some treats with candy and enjoy an extra hour of sleep. busy, busy. >> thanks, chris. this week on philabundance philabundance -- "fyi philly" we
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>> "healthcheck" this morning setting the clocks back this week leavings you feeling down, i don't know why, although, experts say the daylight change causes the brain in some people to produce more melatonin leading to the blue mood. get into an compressor -- exercise program now. a light therapy can help, too. two studies suggest that taking cholesterol lower staten have a lower immune response to
the flu vaccine than those not taking the drugs. those 65 i wouldn't years or older and taking staten choose a higher dose vaccine. many kids are counting down the hours so they can hit the street for trick or treating. before you send your ghost or goblin out into the night. make sure kids are visible, use reflecters on the costumes and make sure the costumes are flame resistant and one of the most common injuries is tripping, be sure the costumes don't get tangled under their feet. college of osteopathic medicine say parents ever orderly kids can do advance work. >> they can walk the route before, and remind them what to do if strangers approach them. they can talk with them about
>> a little bit of good news before the winter weather kicks in, expect lower heating bills this season because natural gas prices tumbled 9% to a three year low. prices fell 20% this month alone. warmer weather will lower demand for fuel during the winter leading to an above average stockpile. repaving the driveway can be expensive. before you try to do it yourself with a patch can it you need to receive the results of a consumer reports test. >> reporter: it's a good idea to patch potholes before winter weather sets in. the makers of driveway patch
kits claims you can do it yourself and save money. professional pavers know to keep your driveway in good shape stay on top of potholes. >> heavy rain and water gets underneath. if you leave it through the wintertime it will expand and contract and break more. >> reporter: at that point you may have to replace the driveway. consumer reports tested 7 driveway patch kits they claim to be easy to use and permanent and ready for traffic. brethreny created potholes and drove over them again and again. five of the kids did not hold up. swirling out on the sides. >> this material has been down for over two months, but i can still push it apart relatively easily. you don't want that on your
driveway. >> a professional paving company using hot asphalt will give you the longest lasting results. but consumer reports found two good options.permanent pothole s good. >> it was immediately stronger than the others. >> reporter: if you're going to repair a hot poll in the driveway, consumer report as he is remove any loose material and sweep the area clean, fill the hole and level it off and overfill it before you tamp it down to compression. nydia han channel 6 "action news." >> officials in california try to help untangle a in
so, when chris brown and will pauls would recklessly deny access to basic health services like mammograms and annual exams, it makes a real difference in women's lives. chris brown voted against funding for cancer screenings. and will pauls opposed funding for clinics that provide access to mammograms - life-saving procedures women rely on. chris brown and will pauls: a risk that women in atlantic county can't afford. 6:00 a.m., saturday october 31, here some of the stories we're following on "action news."
a man is hospitalized after a fire ripped through his north philadelphia home. temple fans with signs in hand begin arriving at independence mall for espn's college game day. plus owl fans will need to bundle up if they are heading to the game tonight. meteorologist chris sowers joins us with the accuweather forecast. if you go outside, you need to bundle up. >> reporter: something with sleeshes, temperatures in the -- sleeves, temperatures in the 40s and 50s, but not that bad. live to independence mall, that will be the site of game day live, i want to see liacouras are a wear the temple hat. we have cooled off, 33 degrees in allentown. reading down to the freezing mark, 32. philadelphia about ten better.