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vigilant neighbor acts fast when she gets suspicious about what's going on in the business below her apartment. storm tracker 6 live radar is picking up rain. early showers give way to afternoon sun. the skies will clear up in time for the first pitch at the phillies home opener. we're live at citizens bank park for the springtime tradition. good morning, 5:30, april 11. i know someone whose going to be at the game. you have a 50% chance of guessing who it is. >> reporter: it's 25%, you know i always go to the home opener. it's a little bit wet, that will give baseball fans a little bit of concern, but you should not be cenders, -- concerned, becaue it will be out of here by the endful morning commute. the field is covered at citizens bank park. by the time we head into the
afternoon with the 3:05 p.m. game it will be dry. 44 in wilmington, 42 in trenton. 43 in allentown. 48 in cape may. there's a bit of a breeze coming up from the south in the teens. you feel the breeze it's in the 40s, add an extra layer on the way out the door. on the bus stop, an umbrella is not a bad day. 6:00 a.m., 48 degrees. 59 degrees by 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m., 64 degrees and 65 degrees is going to be the high this afternoon at about 4:00 p.m. we'll sit on that for maybe an hour and a half. right in the middle of the ballgame. the other good change you'll see sunshine returning. expect that during the afternoon and likely during the phillies game. breezy and cool if you have seats in the shade. it's a great day for baseball, more rain coming tomorrow morning, i'll have that on future tracker 6 coming up. >> reporter: we have a new
problem coming in a disabled vehicle in a bad spot i-95 southbound at the ramp for bartram avenue. it's stuck in the gore point. people are going around it. watch for this disabled vehicle it doesn't have its blinkers on, it's giving people a hard time. watch for that. roads are damp we saw an accident on the schuylkill expressway, a vehicle spun out. you have to be careful out there. this is a live look at the boulevard. no problems southbound traffic pretty light volume as you head toward the schuylkill expressway. no delays, all the bridges are looking good at this point. this is a live look at the ben franklin bridge. just a few people up and about heading toward center city. i would pull the speeds down a notch. overall on the big picture, the blue route, schuylkill expressway, i-95 all in good shape. don't forget will extra congestion for the phillies home opener in south philadelphia. new from the overnight aalert ten antitipped -- an
alert tenant tipped off police about something that was going on in the business below her. someone had broken in, but they didn't find any suspects. they called in the fire department to put up the ladder to get up on the rooftop to take a look. there's new information about a collision that injured a delaware state trooper. a car cut off the officer as he was responding to the call. this happened on lime stone road and route 7 after the trooper activated his emergency lights and sirens. the cruiser official tailed and hit a white sedan driven by an 80-year-old man. the man is in the hospital. the trooper was treated and released. police in bucks county are look for a driver who hit a car and ran away.
barrett davis was asleep upstairs, his wife dolly was asleep downstairs. i heard something that sounded like thunder. it was mighty loud, i ran downstairs and there was a car blocking my stairway. barrett said the driver said call 911 and took off. she ran to a neighbor's house for help. she was taken to the hospital with chest pains and expected to be okay. the red cross is helping the couple with temporary lodging. police in montgomery are sorting out the details of a mysterious death. they will not say who died or how it might have happened. the death occurred at a house on the 200 block of moorehead avenue in west conshohocken. college students are renting the home and having a party on saturday night before the death was reported. both hillary clinton and donald trump are pushing for big wins in the northeast starting
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nominating supreme court justices. just about 5:36. 89 phillies are riding high off back-to-back wins as they get set for their home opener. katherine scott is live at citizens bank park where they are getting things ready. >> reporter: that's right, every year there's a jam-packed icontinuary -- itinary. we have a tarp covering the infield. it's chilly, but i know it's going to warm you up. look at the fun give aways fans can expect. you saw the commemorative hat i'm wearing it. today the phillies head back to
south philadelphia fresh off a win with the mets. everyone is excited. game time 3:05 p.m. before that there's a lot going going on. the block party starts at noon with a ferris wheel. harry the k's son sings the national anthem. last season was last season. this is new year, new optimism. they showed potential, so i'm kind of happy about that. i understand that they are rebuilding. >> reporter: also happening here today, officer jesse hartnett is throwing out the opening pitch. he was shot multiple times this year while on duty in west philadelphia. you can see this in person, apparently there are some tickets available, but it's going to be a full house at
citizens bank park. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." i'm in the mood for a schmidter. i'm always in the mood for a schmidter. are you going to get that at the ballpark. >> reporter: it's pretty much a tradition. i like the peanuts. >> reporter: we'll bring some back. we have light showers around, as you go to the two dimensional view it's creeping toward the east. most of the major roads in the center of the region are a little bit damp as we in and out of the precipitation makers. most of you what you're seeing is in lighter shades of green. it's mostly light nuisance rain. you have to take it slow, because the roads will be wet. you'll have spray in front of the you. it's wet enough where the water mixes with the oil on the roads and makes it slick. be careful out there. we are in the expecting a whole lot of ponding and puddling on
roads. as we look outside, we have cloudy skies. notice how they are not low enough to obscure the center city skyscrapers. it's damp 0 out there. numbers in the 40s. 46 degrees in philadelphia. plus, there's a winds out of the south at 12 miles per hour. maybe a jacket, a little extra stuff on today because of the breezy cool condition in the 40s. as we come through the morning, future tracker 6 not real bold with the rain. by noon most of it is out of the picture with the exception up in the poconos. as we go into the afternoon up until 6:00 p.m. the rain stays to the north and you can see how the clouds break up a little bit during the afternoon. we are expecting the potential of return of sunshine after a damp start. 11:00 p.m., the next round of rain is well off to the north and west. a nice afternoon after a damp start. we'll begin in the hos, -- 40s,
we'll have the sprinkles and showers around 3:00 p.m., mid 60s for the majority afternoon. it will be nice at the ballpark and elsewhere. 57 degrees in allentown. that's the high there. a little cooler up north, you can see that. 62 in trenton. mid 60s in philadelphia, dover and down toward the shore on or about 60. san diego in town to up -- open up the home portion of the season. 64 degrees for the first pitch, 64 for the 9th inning and high of 65 in between those numbers. 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, finally the rain that i showed you to the north and west starts to plow through and we wind up by 9:00 a.m. being wet for tomorrow morning's commute. looks like this could hang in the afternoon, by the time we get later into the afternoon the
rain is off the coast and the sunshine, you say sunshine that's coming back tomorrow afternoon. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, morning showers today, some afternoon clearing, breezy, 65. tomorrow, rain mainly early clearing later in the day, high of 58. 58 nice on wednesday, 62 a very nice afternoon coming up on thursday. more clouds on friday, high of 60. late-day rain possible and looking as of now that clears out for the weekend. clouds to sun on saturday, 61 degrees, here's what we've waiting for, sunday, partly sunny, milder high of 68. monday afternoon, kids i think we could be up to the low 70s. so -- finally. >> reporter: looks like it's coming. time is here. it's 5:41 him still ahead two men were lucky to have escaped with their lives after the plane they were flying crashed in the middle of new york neighborhood. a fast food burglar who was caught eating on the job was caught on video.
karen. >> reporter: we're taking a live look at 309 northbound approaching the turnpike. if you're coming down from quakertown or montgomeryville. looking good. we'll take a look at 422 coming up. a sunbathe err is in -- sunbather is in the hospital after being run over while laying on the beach. that story is later on "action news."
there, as we take a live look in center city philadelphia. 45 degrees right now on city avenue. let's head on over to karen rogers and see what it's like to get out and about this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, let's hit the suburbs and show you what's happening. here's a live look at 422 eastbound traffic looking live at trooper an easy seven minute ride eastbound or westbound from oaks to 202. no problems here. we are on the waze app we have someone talking about a problem, 422 eastbound in douglassville we have an overnight accident i was looking into this, there was damage they are doing emergency construction. they are doing slow speeds we saw this a second ago at 6 miles per hour. watch for crews on 422 eastbound in douglassville. construction church road between new second street and the only person line road from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. new construction, stick to township line road.
media, new construction on orange street near baltimore avenue from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., that will be restricted. use manchester avenue for that one. roads are damp it's not horribly wet we're not looking at driving rain, but we're looking at light showers moving through the area all through the region. as you travel bring the speeds down a little bit. the roads are wet. we're seeing in doylestown, norristown, 422. malvern, coatsville, the 30 bypass, it's heavier to the west. that will be moving through. it's already in wilmington at i-95. no showers at the moment in center city. they are on the way, tam. new this morning, a small plane made a fiery crash landing in the middle of the road in long island. the piper 28 lost power and heading back home when it went down. the pilot and apparently were taken to the hospital. the pilot is in serious condition. the passenger is in stable. bond has been set at
$1 million for the driver accused of a former nfl player. cardell hayes shot will smith. hayes' lawyer said he opened fire because smith was reaching for a gun after the crash. hours before the incident, smith had dined with an officer who had once been sued by hayes in connection with a shooting death of hayes' father. investigators say they don't have any information linking the incidents yet. some cravings just can't be ignored i guess. washington, d.c. police released this surveillance of a burglar suspect at a five guys restaurant. he pours a fountain soda and cooks a cheese burger. he leaves and takes bottled water. he snuck into the restaurant by following a delivery man into the shop. a goat couldn't resist the
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>> reporter: it's a little wet out there, we've seen a handful of problems. disabled vehicle on i-95 southbound on the off-ramp to bartram avenue. i'm not sure we can check that out. there you go, southbound ramp to bartram avenue. penndot shifted the camera a little bit. it was blocking the ramp. they pushed it off up ahead. you can see penndot on the scene watch for that on i-95 as you head out the door david.
>> reporter: we have light rain as we look at storm tracker 6 live double scan. you can see light sprinkles and showers coming in from the west. the roads are a little on the damp side. this is not horrific rain, but you need to take it slower to get to where you got to go safely this morning. if you're dressing the kids umbrellas on the way in the afternoon they won't need it. by 2:00 p.m. sun returns. breezy side, 1 mile an hour winds and -- 1 mile an hour -- 12 mierl winds. we'll see sunshine returning and high of 35 degrees and kick in around 3:30 p.m. and stay with us through 5:00 p.m. a little rain to start out, breezy later and sunshine and milder as we head into the afternoon. looks like good for the phillies game. get the seven-day forecast. >> reporter: e and you know you head out in the afternoon you want to make sure the rain with is moving out.
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6:00 a.m., monday, april 11. here's what's happening. >> we are learning about the death of a woman in south jersey that could have happened because she made a wrong turn. secretary of state john kerry makes a historic history to hiroshima. phillies take to the field for the first time this season we're live with a preview. fans are hopeful this year including our favorite phillies fan, david murphy. >> reporter: that was a