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of the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> reporter: it wasn't bad today, gets better tomorrow. in between today and tomorrow, there might be a little bit of light snow overnight tonight. we are over it. it's not going to be a lot, walter, we'll talk about the detail. storm tracker 6 live double scan, no issues with precipitation. early tomorrow morning we're tracking precipitation that could bring a coating to your location. we'll talk about it. the action cam was outside earlier today looking at a cloudy center city skyline, you can see the schuylkill. we've got a mostly cloudy skyed, the clouds will build and thicken across the region in anticipation of the weak disturbance we're tracking overnight tone. the high today in philadelphia, 42 degrees, the average is 49. seven degrees off the mark. temperatures are milder tomorrow. we have a big warmup on the the
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way next week. 41 in philadelphia. 39 in allentown. 34 in the poconos. along the coast in beach haven, 37. upper 30s dover and millville. here's satellite and radar, it's partly to mostly cloudy across the region. this is the disturbance we're tracking over northern indiana and ohio. it will pin wheel across the mid atlantic region. always it does so, overnight tonight into tomorrow morning there's rain or snow showers we have to watch out for, for the city points south and west. it stays overcast, snow showers overnight. we'll jump to 39 in the suburbs and 32 in philadelphia. we'll talk about what we are checking tomorrow morning. a weak clipper system is moving on through from a west/east direction. dewpoints are low this time of year and there's limited moisture to work with as the clipper system races across the region. the expected time period for
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precipitation anytime from midnight up today break. a possible coating in spots is likely. it doesn't look like a big system we're tracking here. little to no accumulation is expected. get ready for a significant warmup, march 70s returning. we have a big ridge dominating the eastern half of the u.s. along the east coast we'll tap into the warm, mild south/southwesterly winds. the 70s returning next week with possible records on the way. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows we have a morning rain or snow shower, otherwise high temperature 49. clouds to sunshine by the afternoon. it's milder and breezy on monday. 60 degrees, a taste of spring on the way by tuesday. 71 on wednesday. records possible, high temperature up to 74. the record is 73 set back in 2000. on thursday, it's warm, rain possible, high temperature 72.
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clouds and sun on friday, 63. next saturday cloudy showers possible. looks to be unsettled neck weekend, after tomorrow -- next weekend, after tomorrow, 60s and 70s. spring-like weather a treat. you can find the live forecast along with storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at we join "world news" saturday already in progress, don't miss "action news" at 10:00 p.m. on phl17 and we're back here on 6abc at 11:00 p.m. now for jeff skeverski, melissa magee and the entire "action news" team, i'm walter perez. see you back here at 11:00 p.m. pet moments are beautiful,
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rockingham home to the bundy home with 150 people. we searched all the streets, the gutters, the trash, the lawns. >> reporter: so, the case remains in limbo. on one side, it remains open. on the other investigators tell me, they arrested the only plausible suspect back in 1994 -- o.j. simpson and they can't charge him because of double jeopardy. is cecilia. >> thank you. dangerous weather is pounding the west. bracing for a series of storms. the rain already falling from washington to central california. and take a look at this, in the bay area, high surf and flash flood watches. car spinning out on the rain-slick roads. homeowners now laying down sandbags. the worst is yet to come. abc meteorologist indra petersons is here. you were telling me it's going to be a rough next few hours. >> especially in the san francisco area, powerful storm making its way in this evening. potentially four to six inches of rain.
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like a fire hose pointing at the west coast. mud slides or even an isolated tornado not out of the question. it will make a pattern shift. cooling in the west, warming if the east. washington, d.c., a few days from 70s. right along that river, could see heavy amount of rains. >> such a contrast in temperatures out there. indra, thank you. we turn to washington now, and new details coming in the case of that gyrocopter. you remember the video. prosecutors now say, he was just seconds away from colliding with a delta flight that had just taken off. hughes was convicted and he now faces ten months behind bars. we turn next to the face-off between the fbi and the apple. a new voice now weighing in. tonight, the district attorney of san bernardino said the iphone belonging to one of the attackers could lead
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investigators to a possible third gunman. abc's lauren lyster. >> reporter: tonight, that controversial locked phone found in this shot-up suv back in the spotlight. the device used by two terrorists who killed 14 people in san bernardino at the center of a fierce battle between federal government and apple, who refuses to unlock the phone. now, the local d.a. is suggesting there could be evidence of a long-rumored third attacker on that phone. do you believe there is a third assailant out there? >> i don't know if i believe it, but i'd like to make sure there isn't. >> reporter: in a new court brief, d.a. mike ramos, pressing apple to unlock farook's iphone, arguing -- "although the reports of the three individuals were not corroborated, the information contained solely on the seized iphone could provide evidence to identify as of yet unknown co-conspirators." the fbi, local law enforcement have questioned the theory of a third gunman. tonight, apple stands by its decision not to attempt to unlock that phone. apple ceo tim cook speaking
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exclusively with abc's david muir last week. this is also about public safety. >> that's exactly right. because if the government could order apple to create such a piece of software it could be ordered for anyone else as well. >> reporter: in addition to the court documents filed by the d.a., another brief filed on behalf of six families was also filed. urging apple to find a way to break into that phone. cecilia. >> lauren, thank you. we turn next to that brazen gold heist, new details emerging tonight, sounding like a plot straight out of a hollywood blockbuster and as abc's gloria riviera reports, the fbi closing in on the thieves. >> these guys came and robbed them. >> reporter: $4.8 million worth of gold bars after robbing an armored transport truck in north carolina last march. the alleged ring leader,
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perez, arrested this week on robbery and firearm charges. perez' lawyer denying those allegations to abc news. the fbi says these two men are believed to be his accomplices. tonight, the man in the hoodie is still on the run. abc news has learned that the second man is in jail on separate charges. the high-stakes heist unraveled thanks to a confidential informant, according to newly released court documents. the informant detailing the james bond-like tactics the men used -- allegedly installing a gps tracker on the truck, and somehow remotely triggering pepper spray inside the vehicle. the driver and passenger suddenly began to feel sick, forced to pull over. >> their hands are zip-tied around their backs. >> reporter: the robbers, waiting, tying their arms and ransacking the truck. so far, authorities have only recovered one gold bar. gloria riviera, abc news, new york. still ahead on "world news tonight" -- the major break in a
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evidence allegely ties him to the crime. joyce disappeared after leaving her family home to go jogging. the 16-year-old's body was found on this path. her skull fractured from a blow to the back of her head. her mother, pamela, tells abc news tonight, she is relieved. >> i was angry off and on all through the time it took. i pushed and pushed for different things. i was a mother that wasn't going to give up and yesterday i was glad i was that kind of mother. >> reporter: amazingly, police had questioned fournier 22 times over the years. he even allegedly confessed to the slaying, only to recant later. >> one of the reasons the case has progressed slowly is we had to work through what he told us at various times. >> reporter: according to an affidavit, in the past fournier admitted killing joyce -- to police, his minister and his parents. at times he blamed others. nearly four decades joyce mclain waved good-bye to her mother for the last time, police say they have solved this
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cards -- that's ty cobb, who notched up baseball's best lifetime batting average --.367. but try this number -- millions, what these cards may be worth, after being discovered at a home in the south. the card finders? they're staying anonymous for now. but experts confirm this is a jackpot find. >> i think you could argue that this is the coolest find that we've ever seen. >> reporter: yep, these attic finds are lotterylike. as when, a few years back, audio tapes of dr. martin luther king jr. were found by a writer's son in his dad's attic. recorded in 1960, they've been appraised at $100,000. >> they have followed means that grow out of the highest tradition of nonviolence. >> reporter: then there was the van gogh painting found in an attic in norway. and this 1938 comic book introducing superman found in the wall of an old house. back to baseball cards. you see these? these are not the ty cobb cards. different story. >> a few years back, my cousin carla and myself were cleaning out my grandmother's attic and
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buried in one of the boxes was stacks of 1910 e98 baseball cards. >> reporter: yep, jackpot again. more than 800 cards this time, estimated worth $2.8 million. some 20 cousins have now divided them up amicably. so, thanks to ty cobb for batting .367 and sticking around a hundred years. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> i'm inspired to go look in my grandmoth grandmother's garage. >> stay us with online. i'll see you tomorrow on "good morning america", "this week" in the morning, too. i'm cecilia vega in new york. thanks for watching. have a great saturday night. (avo) after 50 years of designing cars
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