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local driver is able to walk away from this precarious position in fairmount park and philadelphia's new fire commissioner will be introduced today at city hall. and the big story is the change for the better in the accuweather forecast s rainy conditions will soon be replaced with brighter skies today. sky 6 hd showing us the view of the ben franklin bridge as the last of the showers are starting to move out. for more on that lets go to david murphy he is tracking the forecast for us on the "action news" big board. >> the situation with the rain is vast improved over the last couple of hours, the rain has cleared philadelphia and some light stuff pushing east from north philadelphia and what we have left over land is broken and highlighted in the lighter shades of green. the one exception is cape may county, with a darker shade of yellow coming through and we expect over the next several
hours and even sooner than that the rest of the rain will push all the way over to the east. and on satellite the fact that we have a lot of clearing to the west and cooler air is coming in but we are transitioning from sunny skies all the way to the shore, so things are getting better out there. it's cool, we were up above 60 degrees for the morning rush hour and now with the rain circulating through its a chillier feel. 53 in philadelphia and 50 in allentown, it's mild closer to the shore where we haven't quite got all the cooler air in. a wind turned out of the northwest now at 12 miles per hour, and a little breezy and cloudy across the region, and rather chilly if you have plans to head out today. we'll turn sunshine out, and 63 is the forecast high and right around the average of 63. 40 is the overnight low, and below average i should say and
philadelphia is the low in the out lying suburbs, we'll get closer to the freezing mark and as a result we have a freezing mark. the second one in the last month and a half. strange to see this in april but that is what we got. this is in the northern and western suburbs the lehigh valley and north halves of chester and berks and hunterdon county. rick, we are looking at a nice gradual warm-up with a lot of sunshine in play over the next several days. a seven-day forecast coming up soon that you will like. >> it's about time. thank you. stay with 6abc.com/weather, for up to the minute forecasts, stormtracker 6 live double scan for dedaled pictures heading our way. philadelphia's next fire commissioner will be introduced
today. adam teal will take over the fire department and he will be announced this afternoon. thiel recently served with homeland security. and blanch carnie will be the first woman to hold the position, carnie has been with the philadelphia prison system since 1995. in other news one man has died after a destructive car crash in lehigh county. it hit a house sparking a fire in south whitehall township. chad pradelli is live at the scene now with more on this deadly chain of events. chad? >> the cleanup is now underway, this is what police are telling us happened at 3:30 this morning. the suv was traveling eastbound on fairmount and hit a light poll and parked car and went into the home and burst into
flames. the suv's impact in the house burst the vehicles into flames startling away the homeowners, a registered nurse came from the house and tried to give aid to the young man ejected from the suv but could not save him. the female inside of the car survived. >> we believe it struck a parked car and then veered into the house and then caught on fire. >> there was a big boom and i heard my neighbor screaming. >> sabine's 7-year-old son heard the sound and did not tell his mother until a half hour after the wreck. >> i can't believe what i saw, it was scary, it could have flipped on my side. >> reporter: police have not determined the cause of the crash, a liquor bottle was found amidst the wreckage and none the occupants of the charred home
were injured. >> thankfully the family is okay, people need to be care of driving next time. >> the name of the deceased is not released pending notification of the family. a member of the family is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. there is now a $10,000 we ward for information about a double shooting that left a rutgers university student dead. is happened at an off campus apartment. police have not released the name of the other person wounded. rutgers says this was not a random act and is not a threat to other students. a man was found shot to death inside of a car in west philadelphia. investigators discovered the body after 12:00 this morning on the 600 block of north redfield
street, the victim may have been in the car for several hours. police are interviewed neighbors and checking surveillance video. police are trying to figure out what led to this crash in fairmount park and matt o'donnell captured this video in the aftermath of ford road. the driver lost control near the strawberry mansion bridge and the car flipped over the embankment, the driver was not seriously injured and declined medical care. when you see breaking news happening, join the action, email us your pictures and video to email@example.com or use #6abcaction on social media. it's how you become part of the "action news" team. turning to politics now, a new poll shows donald trump and hillary clinton with comfortable leads on home turf in new york. that state's primary is exactly one week away. stephanie ramos reports with the
latest now. >> reporter: the presidential candidates with new york ties are hoping for bragging rights before next week's votes. the countdown is on just one week away from the new york primary and most candidates are on the ground crisscrossing the state. bernie sanders was in rochester new york boasting about his new york roots. >> if there is a large voter turnout here in new york state we'll win here as well. >> while hillary clinton on the one year anniversary of her campaign is in new york city talking equal pay. >> we are here to talk about this pay gap. going after her rival in the general election, first taking aim at the vermont senator. in an attack on his position on gun control. >> in this state with the
highest per capita number of those guns that end up committing crimes in new york come from vermont. >> and then saying donald trump is a terrorist recruiting tool. >> this is dangerous. >> john kasich in new york playing out his game plan for victory. kasich not naming names but referring to trump. >> don't let anybody tell you america is not great. >> donald trump is still mad after losing delegates over the weekend to ted cruz, now calling the nomination process anti-democratic. i'm stephanie ramos, channel 6 "action news." >> still to come on "action news" at noon, police believe a woman was killed after a date with a man she met online. details of the investigation going on in seattle. and massive hail shattered windows in texas, the damage from severe weather down south
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police believe they found the body of a woman missing since she planned a date with someone she met online. ingrid was a nurse be mother of three children, her friends last saw her when she said she was going to a baseball game with a man she met online. he is held on suspicion of homicide and investigator dozen not believe there are any other suspects. severe weather is sweeping across the south today after a violent hail storm in texas yesterday. schools in wiley, texas are shut down after the town cleans up from a storm of baseball size hail that shattered the windows of many homes. a lot of concerned homeowners called 911 during the storm. but emergency operators were so overwhelmed they told people to
stop calling unless their lives were in danger and in arkansas a church caught fire after it was struck by lightning, the church was destroyed but nobody was hurt. two more people were arrested in the brussels terror attacks, they were involved in renning an apartment that one bomber used in a hideout. 32 people died in explosions at the airport and subway station. the thieves in new york city busted through the roof of a building and cut into a vault over the weekend and managed to steal $300,000 from safety deposit boxes. police say the criminals were able to avoid the surveillance cameras and the bank's alarm never went off. there is a $25,000 reward up for grabser the theft of several
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here is what's coming up today at 1:00 only on 6 abc. the movement with the standoff at verizon, workers are threatening to walk off the job at 6:00 a.m. if there is no progress towards a new contract. nearly 1,000 employees from virginia to massachusetts are involved. like out sourcing of jobs is the top unresolved issue. verizon is trying to reach a deal but if it comes down to a strike, it has non-union workers trained as replacements.
and the new ford f-150 is the only one that scored the top rating, rivals from chevy, gmc and ram did not fair as well. the test evaluated 20, 2016 models what happened when they ran off the road and hit a tree. the f-150 tested good. there is yet another reason to quit smoking, it could be getting into the way of getting a job. the smokers were 30% less likely to have a job one year later and the smokers that got hired made $5 lesser houred. that coupled with the price of cigarettes causing smokers to lose $11,000 a year. a new drug for a type of leukemia that is harder to
treat. the medicine will cost more than $109,000 for the first year of treatment but financial assistance can reduce copayments to as low as $25. during a ceremony this morning, chop dedicated a nua wa-volunteer center for advanced care in up vertcity and chop is renaming its volunteer program to be called the wawa volunteer program. they hope to increase it to 100,000 participants. >> thank you wawa and wawa foundation for making all of this possible. >> wawa's founding family has a history of supporting childrens hospital dating all the way back 160 years. the "action news" team is out working on news stories beginning tonight at 4:00. alicia vitarelli is live in the
newsroom with a look ahead. >> reporter: coming up today at 4:00, an unthinkable crime is caught on camera, while the family is mourning the loss of their loved one, a woman sneaks into the funeral home and steals the wedding ring right off her finger, the family is now on the commission for justice. and quick payment cards is a way to manage money, it's hard to decide which one to choose. in what's the deal? we have the best offer and value for the prepaid cards and take us with you on the go, watch our newscast streaming live or your smart phone or tablet. >> thank you alicia. accuweather is
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meteorologist, david murphy, is here now with a look at the afternoon forecast. >> it's improving already. stormtracker 6 live double scan you can see that the rain is pushing to the east, which is nice. philadelphia drying out and even parts of south jersey that had some steadier rain earlier down to just some odd sprinkles and showers. most of what you see is highlighted in lighter shades of green and flipping its way off the coach. as we go farther south, the heavier stuff that was bothering cape may county is on its way to leave, but still steadier rain there in cape may, but as i leave wut wide view, we are getting close to the end of the steady stuff and over the next couple of hours, most of the that will be off the coast. as we look outside, we are in cape may and that is where some of that rain is hanging on, along with thicker cloud cover, late today and in cape may we'll
see the return of sun, 50 is your current temperature, we are going backwards with the numbers today. we started with a dawn temperature of 61 degrees, all the way down to 50 with the returns out of the north northwest drawing in colder air and the temperatures dropped a bit with the onset of that steadier rain, despite the wind direction though, i think when the sun breaks back we'll see the numbers bounce up. right now in lancaster, can you see a milder number than what we see in philadelphia, partly because the clouds out there are thinning out a bit. chillier and breezy if you step outside now but getting better into the next couple of hours. stormtracker 6 live double scan on future tracker 6 showing you by 2:00 or 3:00, most of that rain is off the coast and the rain is breaking up in the northern and western suburbs, it looks like we transition to a lot of sun between now and 3:00 in the north and west and as late as 6:00, 6:30, we could see
sunshine return. up in the lehigh valley, a clearer start and a cool high of 60 degrees, and at the shore cooler and upper 50s but the showers end in the next couple of hours and late in the day sunshine is returning. in philadelphia, clouds give way to sun and breezy conditions. 64 is the high if we get the sun back in play fast enough, and winds outs of the northwest 10 to 20 miles per hour. it requires a jacket this afternoon because of the breeze. temperatures into the evening rush hour, assuming we get to 64, down to the 50s by 6:00 and if you are headed to the ball game, bring along a couple of layers, typical for april nighttime baseball. 55 for the first pitch and 48 in the ninth inning. today's high is about 64 degree, a brighter afternoon and overnight we dip to 40 in philadelphia and out lying
suburbs and the freeze mark tonight and look at the sun we have in the exclusive accuweather forecast, boy is this a nice period we are moving into. a high of 58 degrees and back into the low 60s on thursday, 64 friday and no more chance of rain there, and how about that weekend, 68 on saturday, and 72 on sunday, make your plans with a capital p, the next chance of rain probably not until monday afternoon. >> that is the forecast we have been waiting for. >> thank you david. >> a deep sea fishing adventure gave one group of boaters a bit more excitement than they bargained for. they were enjoying a beautiful, sunny day on the water when a shiny blue marlin jumped into the boat and nearly killed a deck hand. this happened on australia's gold coast. nobody was hurt. it just wanted a ride. >> more ahead on "action news" at 12:30, one angry airline
meteorologist, david murphy. >> hello again, here are the stories we are following for you now on "action news" at 12:30, stormtracker 6 live double scan showing you some parts of the region dealing with rain at this hour. but it's moving out, and a forecast behind it that should make everyone happy. more surveillance cameras have passengers complaining about their privacy. and the moments before the exnfl star was shot and killed. >> we continue to track rain across the region making for a messy and slow out kmoocommute morning. we may see sunshine later today. looking live from sky 6 hd and clouds still hanging over the commodore barry bridge, and accuweather says if you can get through today we have nice spring days ahead of us. david murphy is over at the big board with the details, we are trying to kick out