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>> officials have identified two brothers they believe may be connected to the deadly bombings. we're live with the very latest. >> donald trump and hillary clinton extend their delegate leads clinch something big wins out west. >> the boy who a neighbor said looks like a "ball of fire" after a gas can mishap. >> but first up let's get your first look at your weather and traffic. we'll go over to dave murphy and to karen rogers. good morning. >> we're starting out a lot more mild than we were the last couple of mornings. let's get a look on sat life. you can see how cloud cover has filled in a little bit so we're going start out a little on the cloudy tide side this morning but overall we expect some sunny breaks and it will probably wound up being more of a sun and clouds mix most of the day. 52 degrees on the thermometer. the temperature has gone up a little bit in the last half hour or so. allentown still in the 30's. that 37 represents a climb. you're starting to get a little bit better. as we go through the afternoon it gets a lot better. by 1 o'clock, 65 degrees. by 3 o'clock, 69. and we're actually going to get a high of 70 today but probably not until about 4 o'clock in the afternoon.
in addition, you also have pollen counts that are in the medium high range today. so keep that in mind. in fact we could be into the high range tomorrow and friday. got some rain ahead in the accuweather 7-day but does it hinder the weekend? i'll have details coming up from accuweather. karen what about roads? >> looking live here at 422 at 23. the construction has cleared. we're not seeing any delays just yet so looking pretty good on your area highways. here in upper providence township a problem with an earlier accident brought down a pole and wires. long ford road is blocked at port providence. stick to hollow road as your alternate. on the vine street expressway a few more cars than an hour ago. we haven't had any overnight construction in awhile. overall main highways are in good shape. then don't forget about the construction in east falls with falls bridge remaining closed until about april 1st. also we've got monument road closed between ford and belmont with that ongoing construction.
one more issue out here an earlier accident brought down a pole on route nine atlantic city boulevard still shut down southbound. it's blocked at central park way here in ocean county. stick to the garden state parkway southbound instead. tam and erin. >> okay, thank you, karen. new developments overnight belgian police identified two brothers as the suspected suicide bombers in that brussels terror attack. >> at least 30 people were killed and hundreds more injured in two explosion that is hit the brussels airport. and a third ripped through a subway station at the belgian capitol. >> "action news" reporter katherine scott is live in our satellite center. she's been gathering everything as it comes n she's got the very latest for you. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam and erin. those two brothers were known to police for past crimes but nothing related to terrorism. the search continues today for a third suspect seen on airport surveillance footage with those two brothers. last night authorities were searching a brussels suburb looking for suspects connected to the explosions that killed
at least 31 people. also new this morning, a belgian state broadcaster has now identified two of the attackers as brothers, khalid and brahim bakraoui believed to be dead. >> at the airport we have a photo of three suspects. we can assume that two of those three men have committed suicide attacks. the third man in the light colored jacket and a hat is being searched for at this moment. >> reporter: the report continues khalid el-bakraoui had rented an apartment raided by police last week in an operation that led authorities to a top suspect in the paris attacks. isis is claiming responsibility for the attacks and promises more are coming. two explosions rocked the international departure hall. several americans were among the injured including an air force officer and his family and three mormon missionaries from utah. >> i heard an explosion. when i -- who we came out of the elevator, on that moment the second bomb exploded.
>> reporter: you can hear the terrified cries of a child after the blasts at a downtown metro station about an hour later. the state department is now warning americans about potential risks to travel in europe. they say terrorist groups continue to plan near term attacks throughout europe targeting sporting events tourist sites restaurants and transportation. and today the airport in brussels remains closed. no flights going in or out. we're live from the satellite center katherine scott channel6 "action news. tam. >> thank you katherine. it's 6:04. the department of homeland security stressed there is no what they call a specific credible intelligence of a copycat threat out there but as a precaution security has been stepped up at philadelphia international airport. this time security concern is not about what's going on on board planes as had been the focus after 9/11. but instead what you might face inside the airport terminal. "action news" caught up with pats jersey who traveled by air yesterday. >> didn't know until i changed
over in frankford and watched it on television like many of us did and to say the least it was very frightening and disturbing to see those kind of events unfold. >> i'm not afraid. >> reporter: you're not afraid. >> if anything else should happen it will happen. >> there lab a visible increase in police presence during the evening rush hour last flight at septa's suburban station we saw officers patrolling on bikes and with k-9 units especially trained to sniff out bombs. our coverage of the terror attacks in brussels continues on our web site 6abc.com. we've posted photo galleries and videos from the scene and sometimes those images hit you even more than the words. along with reaction from around the world and of course you can keep track there of all the latest information as it comes in and stay with 6abc. they'll be further reporting on "gma" this morning. "gma" starting at 7:00 right after "action news." >> ♪ >> now to the race for the white house. last night's primaries and caucuses out west were a mixed bag with big wins for hillary clinton and donald trump.
on the republican side, billionaire businessman donald trump took arizona early with ted cruz coming in a distant second. trump easily picked up all 58 delegates in arizona's primary. overnight we learned that texas senator ted cruz took utah. ohio governor john kasich was shut out for the night. bernie sanders has won the democratic presidential caucuses in utah and idaho but both wins don't give him enough delegates to make up for his loss earlier to hillary clinton. clinton the arizona democratic primary which was the big prize of the evening and to date clinton has a total delegate lead of 1,214. 1,214 to sanders 925. >> terror attacks in brussels have a lot of people on edge reassessing their travel plans that reserve is always being felt by travel related industries. let's go he to maribel aber live at the nasdaq in times square. she's got our business report. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam. stocks ended yesterday's session little changed as investors weighed the impact
of the brussels terrorist attacks. airlines and travel related stocks ended lower on news of the attacks with everything from american airlines to expedia losing ground. right now futures pointing to a mickd open. the latest figures on new home sales are due out later today. and starbucks wants to give all its leftover food to the hungry. the coffee retailer is teaming up with feeding america to donate the leftover toss food banks around the u.s. the idea came from starbucks baristas who saw the food going to waste. the chain plans to give away 5 million meals by the end of the year. that's the latest in business news from the nasdaq. back to you tam and erin. >> thank you maribel. let's turn now to dave murphy to talk about accuweather and this is a day you've been waiting for beautiful day ahead. storm tracker6 live double scan shows that you we're starting out drive. as we take a look outside a little breezy at times but winds mostly in the single digits across the region right now. looks like our camera in atlantic city is getting pushed around a little bit. temperatures this morning in most cases are a lot better than the last couple mornings. already at 52 degrees in
philadelphia and that's actually an improvement over the last half hour. 46 in wilmington, 47 in trenton, also well above where we were the last couple of days. allentown is one of those holdout areas where we have slipped into the 30's, so a little colder there but all of these numbers are going to be coming back very quickly. as we roll through the day. and a couple of clouds rolling in overnight so we're starting o it a little bit cloudy but we are overall looking at partly sunny skies today with the clouds breaking up for that sun to poke through occasionally. 68 degrees in the lehigh valley, partly sunny, a lot milder today than it was yesterday. down the shore also a big step up to 66 degrees, partly sunny and pretty comfortable, maybe a little bit on the breezy side. and in philadelphia we'll go for a high this afternoon of 70 degrees, partly sunny, absolutely beautiful, a lib breezy winds out oa littlebit b. it's another fairly mild overnight only going down to 49, mainly clear and comfortable and how about those winds? easing back it really is going to be a nice overnight. and then tomorrow really for the next couple of days, today
and tomorrow, we've got that ridge of high pressure building to the east. it's all the way north of toronto, the jet stream is and beneath that we're going do get that southwesterly flow continuing over the next 48 hours. today about 15 degrees above average. tomorrow about 20 degrees above average and we might even be in record territory. keep in mind that with this nice warm weather we're also upping the ante with the allergies. tree pollen is a big problem, also mold. it will be later in the summer when we have to worry about weeds and grass. your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, today's high, a lovely 70 degrees under basically partly sunny skies. a little bit breezy. and then tomorrow near record warmth. 75 is your forecast high. the record in philadelphia is 76 so we're right in that territory. could be a shower thursday night and a couple of more showers friday morning. and then on good friday afternoon we're expecting the return of at least some sunshine, drying in the afternoon and another pretty nice high of 69 degrees. sunny and cooler then on saturday but that 60 still isn't bad for this time of year and easter sunday, we're
just going to kick that chance of rain completely out of the forecast now as we expected it does look like it's going to be partly sunny and dry. then the models pushing that rain off until monday now so 65 degrees for easter sunday. really nice. monday and tuesday some showers around. could even see a monday thunderstorm. >> okay. i'm still focused on the 70's today. i'm not thinking about that rain. >> that's the way to look at it. >> it is now 6:10. up next, more stories you didn't see last night including the team from a local pizza place that took down a would be robber. >> tech companies are offering free services for those affected by the terror in brussels. those details as coverage of these attacks continue. karen. >> looking live right now in king of prussia and 202 is showing no problems at this early hour. we're going to check the schuylkill and talk about in lane restrictions that may give you headaches later. >> sarah palin could teach a class on how to stretch out your 15 minutes. lat it of the thing that she's doing. [laughter] >> there is interesting and got her public attention. we'll be right back. ♪
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floor before getting it under control. fortunately everyone made it out sale. so far there's no words on a cause. >> let's go over to karen rogers. she's got the latest on your commute. good morning, karen. >> good morning. we're looking live on the schuylkill expressway now showing no problems here at south street but we're expecting major delays. more than usual on the schuylkill expressway. from nine to one today westbound on the schuylkill expressway between south and vine we'll have bridge inspects blocking a lane and that's going to cause some pretty big delays coming up and right now just a little building volume and later on some pretty big delays. we have this problem over here in haverford township. it began monday. they're doing construction from 9:00 until 3:00. ellis road will close near lawrence road. stick to eagle road as your alternate. fire location on livingston court near montgomery glen drive. avoid the area in montgomery township. let's look at this downed pole from an earlier accident still causing problems. blocking long ford road at port providence road. stick to hollow road to get around the problem