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navy yard. septa detours are going into effect for the broad street run. we'll tell you about service changes. 6:59 good morning, chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. the rain and cooler weather is better for the runners at least rather than hot conditions. >> reporter: salute. i've run in the -- absolutely, i've run in the rain in the heat this it is better to run in the cooler weather. we have rain points west it will pushing to the coast in the next couple of hours, as well. there's no escaping this wherever you are in the delaware and lehigh valleys. you'll see rain later this morning. let's flipped it over to the radars. here we go we set it in motion, a large swath of rain covering the entire state of new jersey and delaware, maryland is getting rained on, as well. as well as the heavier stuff to the southwest across the
virginias and the carolinas. we've zoomed into philadelphia, you can see the darker shades of green. there's the steadier rain falling west to east. every now and then we see the yellows and oranges popping up indicating an heavier downpour. wherever you are in the delaware valley making it into the city for the broad street run. take your time. if you're preparing for the race, i was talking to adam and cecily. no cotton anywhere because it causes blisters. tight light layers, these are adams' feet, you can see he has the mesh part of his shoes duct taped as we could to prevent all the water from getting into the shoes which would cause blisters. forecast for today, raw, chilly and damp, steady rains throughout the morning, 7 to 11:00 a.m.
49 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 52 degrees by 11:00 a.m. occasionally the rain will be on the heavier side. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll talk about more chances of rain in the seven-day forecast. almost everyday has a chance of rain, we clear about a week from now. all right, chris, thank you. remember you can get the seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live at any time 6abc.com/weather. 7:02, they need training for the day for months, thousands of runners get ready to hit broad street for the ten mile run. it's show time in front of thousands of cheering fans. the 37th annual broad street run steps off near central high school in the olney section of philadelphia. "action news" reporter, katherine scott is out there in the rain live right there at the starting line. what's it feel like katherine? >> reporter: it feels damp, gray
and nydia. you want to bring an umbrella to the rails. we're starting to see runner show up, they have their ponchos on, you can see them at the starting line getting ready to step off in about an hour's time. people wanted to get here early and warmed up. up to 40,000 runners expected all sorts of levels. the race is rain or shine. this year it's going to be rainy. rails organizer programmed for it, they added more tents along the route and they will have extra heat blanks at the finish line. runners have trained for this, they are not going to let the rain stop them. >> reporter: how you feeling 0 today? feeling good, not loving the weather but we trained for it and we'll do it. >> reporter: how does the weather affect you? we'll be wet, and cranky.
>> reporter: but you're doing it? why is it so important you run today? we are running with determination today. we raised money for the american cancer society and our miles have more meaning because we raised money to help cancer patients throughout the county. >> reporter: and back here live at fisher and broad street it's the starting line for the blue cross broad street run that steps off in less an an hour from now, you can see the crowds are starting to build here. some of these are seasoned runners they are trying to beat times, others are happy to be taking part in the race, either way it will be an exciting day, be sure to come out and bring your umbrella and raincoat you can stand along broad street and cheer everyone on today. you'll be in good company because crowds are expected. grave and nydia. looks like everybody is prepared we see rain ponchos out there. here's what you need to
know about septa. route 16 bus is detoured. dozens of other bus routes will be detoured in half-hour. express lines are stopping at the olney transportation center and fern rock transportation center. it's all posted at 6abc.com. 7:05 tracking other stories of the morning. a memorial service will be held for the wilmington teenager who was beaten inside a bathroom at her high school. 16-year-old amy joyner-francis who you see here died april 25th. friend and family can pay their respects at st. paul's american methodist church in wilmington. amy joyner-francis was assaulted at howard high school of technology. 3 female students were suspended from school, police say they have to if i finish their investigation before they charges are filed. down south flash flooding has inundated several towns and it has taken a deadly toll a
family in texas was devastate the by flash flooding. abc's elizabeth hur has more on the severe weather there. >> reporter: in texas flawed waters so ferocious they literally split the earth apart. oh, my gosh. >> reporter: the man who shot this video making it out of his car just in time, the flash flooding turned fatal in palestine, texas when a creek overflowed in the dead of night. you couldn't walk you had to hold one another. >> reporter: ems timber. >> reporter: first responders could not beat the raging waters to the home where linda asbury drowned with her four great grandchildren all under 9 careers old. the water was so high, they went under. there was nothing we could do. she was trying to swim but she
had four kids. it was hard to do it by herself. the family reeling from grief. overnight tornados slashed their way across texas and oklahoma, chris alan rescued his 6 children. we stayed at the school there's a safe room up there, we waited until the storm passed this was what we come back to. >> reporter: winds tore apart these stores leaving owners picking through the wreckage. flood watches are still in effect. elizabeth hur abc news new york. turning to the race for president. donald trump, ted cruz and bernie sanders and hymn -- hillary clinton have stops planned in indiana.
cruz believes the california contest could be the knockout for donald trump. california is likely to decide the entire republican nomination, california is critical. >> reporter: trump addressed the same convention friday, most of the delegates going to the national convention in cleveland pledged support for trump. hillary clinton has a fundraiser planned in michigan. bernie sanders upset her in michigan in the primary. sanders is hoping a win for him in indiana slows her momentum. inside story at 11:30 digs deeper into the pennsylvania race and the result of the pennsylvania primary, watch it on 6abc. 7:08 there's much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. philadelphia district attorney seth williams gets into a fight outside the courtroom. this was for a good cause.
also ahead. i'm not sure i'm using this right. [laughter]. get ready to laugh, president obama pokes fun at the candidates trying to replace him. standup comedy from the commander-in-chief, just minutes away. this morning millions of dollars are on the line in the powerball drawing, we'll tell you if anyone struck it rich. >> reporter: nydia we have a soaker on top for the this sunday, sweep see if it -- we'll see if it stays for next week. details when we come right back.
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street run. get out there and cheer the runners on. >> reporter: it's funny it was warmer on christmas than it is today. april showers bring may flowers, we have to keep thinking that. there's the view looking over the commodor barry bridge, it's a soggy sunday around the delaware and lehigh valley. we have low ceiling and low-level clouds and patchy fog. where you're not picking up a downpour you're seeing showers or patchy drizzle. as we flip it to the radar everybody is seeing the exact same thing. down the shore, we're seeing greens and yellows by tuckahoe that's a good downpour push into ocean city along route 9 and the garden state parkway. camden county, cherry hill seeing a downpour, gibbstown reporting moderate rain. pottstown, limerick and
frederick, green lane reporting moderate to occasionally heavy rain this morning with reduced visibilities. as we at the set it in motion tu go, west to east it's traveling across the tri state. we'll see a good soaking rain it will transition over to leftover showers, see how it breaks apart in western ph of -- pennsylvani. a steady shield early and morning showers tomorrow and sunshine in the afternoon. 39 degrees in fleetwood. pottstown, 43. saint davids, 44. chester, 46. center city, 48 degrees, it's also the number in glass borough and smyrna. gandys beach, 46. woodbine 48. sea isle city, 50 degrees. here's future tracker 6 we'll time it out for you, hour by hour we go, 9:00 a.m., the whole area seeing steady to moderate rain falling. occasionally it comes down to a heavier clip for some of you.
2:00 p.m. this afternoon it's starting to shut off across the western suburbs, but it's raining moderately across south jersey and the city of philadelphia. by 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. in the afternoon, lighter rains for south jersey, mainly cloudy across the western suburbs, but damp with a leftover shower and patchy drizzle. overnight tonight, we'll see cloudy skies and patchy drizzle and fog developing, also a couple of leftover showers especially across south jersey and delaware. bring along the umbrellas, rain early, some of it heavy at times, there will be ponding on roads take it slow today. also the visibility will be reduced. a lot of times you'll see visibility between one and three miles across the area. leftover afternoon showers, damp and chilly, rainfall totals between half inch with an inch, heavier stuff south of philadelphia. the call from accuweather, morning rain damp and chilly. 56 degrees, softball games,
t-ballgames probably canceled today. winds out of the north at 5 to 15 miles per hour. the broad street run, damp and raw the whole way through. 7:00 a.m., 49. 8:00 a.m., 49. 11, 352. 52. overnight tonight, 52 for center city. 48 degrees for outlying suburbs. the monday morning, damp, we dry out by the afternoon. tuesday, spotty showers, this is not a rain day, a shower or two throughout the day. wednesday, showers developing later on, 64. thursday and friday that's when we could get into a steadier period of rain with a cut off low off the coast. damp and cool thursday, 63. friday, breezy and damp, leftover showers and steadier period of rain and 63.
saturday there's a chance of shower or two, 64. next sunday there's a chance of showers, monday we clear everything out and it looks like full sun. a good time to get all your indoor projects done. 7:16 a group of west philadelphia students will sweat it out in the broad street run, the global leadership academy charter school organized a special workout to prepare you l the students are first time runners. they hope it will inspire the students to be life long runners. we look at olney, the race starts at 8:00 a.m. chris sowers says prepare for rain. there's folks in their ponchos and umbrellas, they have been prepare forego for this all --
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 7:22 sunday morning, forecast for today looks damp and chilly. rain and showers, leftover showers after lunchtime. damp and chilly, 56 degrees. why is it so damp and here lately and continues to be so across the delaware valley. monday and tuesday, crowd standing, temperatures in the 70s and 80s. and a back door front came in from the virginias and carolinas, we've seen a series of low pressure systems run that front out to sea. each one bringing increasing clouds and showers and thunderstorms. that's been the pattern since wednesday. that will happen this week that pattern will break apart. we'll see a cut off low drop in from canada and sit over top of us. the problem with the low is, it's not going to able to move because the jet stream will
shift up to the north, everything will start flowing across the u.s./canadian border, leaving this low pressure behind. that will sit over top of us. maybe we'll see clearing tomorrow afternoon tuesday is a cloudy day, maybe a spotty shower or two. wednesday, thursday, friday, this guy takes over and more rain is in the seven-day forecast. hopefully when that gets out of here, the second half of next day week that will calm down. the powerball jackpot is soaring once again. therein no winners in the drawing last night. 3, 12, 16, 32, 34, the powerball 14, the power play 3. you can see the winning numbers on "action news" at 11:00 p.m. after accuweather. folks your time 7:24. in sports, the weather is not so hot, but the phillies are.
here's ducis rogers. >> reporter: good morning, don't sleep on the phillies even the rest of baseball has. phils and indians last night the phils enter the game with a four game win streak. first inning little freddie galvis with a man on. it's a 2-run homer his third of the year. the phillies lead 2-0. defense in the second inning perez thinks he has a single, hernandez has other ideas. fast forward to the 7th. game tied at 3, galvis again. that brings in the go ahead run at 4-3. 9th inning phils clinging to the 100 lead, gomez, two men on, borgis grabs it. the phils win 8 out of their last 9. nfl draft wrapped up last
night. the eagles pick up 6 more players, wendal smallwood comes with baggage, away as arrested for influencing a witness in a murder case. those charges were dropped. i was young and hanging out with the with the wrong people. i wasn't involved no evidence, it came out to be true, all the stuff was cleared, i'm learning from the situation and trying to move forward and become a better man. we do research on these guys, but we don't want to throw away guys because they had one no, i didn't, in this case five or six years ago, this was somebody we did our homework on and we felt comfortable bringing to philadelphia. here the picks from saturday, they focused on
defense. blake kelpis is a quarterback from all burn. despite his departure from the birds, the birds take a player from oregon. >> reporter: we made an aggressive move getting carson, we felt focused about the job we had to do. we had to hit on some guys for us, we have to come out with this with contributors at some level weather that's day one or two years from now. that's a look at sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself a terrific weekend. all right you're going to love this story, among the penn relay world class runners, a competitor who turned 100. ida finished the 100-meter dash
1:17. that's a new record for her age group. she felt so good she did a few push yups. yups -- push ups. i'm an example of what you can do for yourself. >> reporter: her trainer who happens to be her daughter said ida works out everyday on the exercise bike and with her race she was one of the many highlights to the penn relays. miss ida at 100 i you're looking good. what is your secret. congratulations to you. that's one of the pest stories of the week. 7:28 we have more "action news" just ahead. we'll see you after the break. looking live from our
temple university camera, it is not the nicest of weekends, the soaking begin today, it could be a while before the clouds go away. the weather won't stop one of the largest races of its kind. we're 30 minutes away from the start of the broad street run. meteorologist chris sowers joins us with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. chris we're telling the folks a live picture of the action cam in olney, the folks have their ponchos and umbrellas.
whose fault is all that rain? >> reporter: i'm just the messenger. the heaviest rain is right over the starting line right now. the good news within another hour or so, that pushes east, maybe things will let up a little bit, so the race will be a little bit more more enjoyable. that's what it looks like in the meantime, low level clouds you can see the rain coming down at a good clip here. shield of moisture from new jersey through harrisburg and central pennsylvania. every now and then we see the darker shades of green and yellow start popping up. we're zoom into center city, this is broad street right here, the heaviest is falling over the starting line indicated by the yellows and the oranges here, haverford avenue all this area seeing heavy rain at this point. here's our scale. it's right in the middle. you don't usually see these whites unless you're dealing with thunderstorms. we're not seeing convective
activity. you see the heavy over walt whitman bridge. i'm talking to adam and cecily, they are running the race, so is our weather producer paul, no cotton, doesn't matter do not wear cotton, it causes problems when it gets wet. she is wearing a water resistant hat to keep the water out of her eyes. adam duct taped his shoes to avoid getting the water in his shoes during race here. that's a good idea. hopefully it work. we have a lot of rain coming down, it might work i think he'll have wet feet anyway. forecast for the broad street run, starting out at 49 degrees, climbing out of the 40s into the low 50s, you get the idea the normal for this time of the year is 70 degrees, we'll go up a few degrees from there. 52 by 11:00. the high 56. steady soaking rains, a couple of leftover showers later this
afternoon. guys? chris, thank you. time, 7:32 early a fleet of city tow trucks were on broad street clearing vehicles to make the route ready for the big broad street run. several septa bus routes that cross over broad street will be detoured until the race wind down. the race starts in half-hour on broad street near einstein medical center. it is one of the largest races of any distance in the country. let's look live at the starting line, always thousands of runners getting ready. lot of paunch chee -- ponchos and umbrellas, this is serious business for a lot of athletes, some runner have worked months
for this day. they want to be a part of it. it's an exciting thing for the city. the largest ten mile race in the county. the 6th largest race in the united states any distance. we're extremely happy for what goes on and the runners love it. jim said organizers plan ning for the rain they have heat blanks at the finish for the runners. katherine scott has just left the starting line, we sent other crews to the navy yard where the runners finish up. not only is "action news" cheering on the runners we are helping them out with water along with the race. station employees are filling up cups and passing them out from the "action news" watering station. most of the folks you see are working behind the scene at "action news," some of our personalities are running in the race as you ahead adam joseph and cesily tynan who will be join us us coming up in the
newscast. brian taff is running, too, good luck to all you guys, you can find a the double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather. other news, now 7:35 as people continue to mourn prince there are questions about future of the fortune he left behind. the list of potential heirs could be growing as the investigators look into the health scare he had before he died. eva pilgrim has more. >> reporter: new information about who stands to inherent prince' 300 million-dollar estate. his sister filed court documents acknowledging the superstar has heirs and identities and addresses that need to be determined. there's a seventh potential heir the granddaughter of a half brother who died years ago. this as we see images of prince'
health scare days before he died. multiple emergency vehicles meeting prince' plane on the tarmac when it made the emergency landing in illinois. now law enforce. reportedly investigate if a doctor was on the plane and whether a doctor prescribed drugs for the star in recent weeks. sources telling abc news that prescription medication was found on prince and in his home after he died. no official world on the cause. toxicology results weeks away. some of prince' family are expected in court on monday as they move forward settling his estate. if the superstar turned out to have a child that child would inherent the entire estate. eva pilgrim abc news. iraq's prime minister has been ordered police to arrest anyone who damaged government property during the angry
protest in the baghdad was a heavily for fight green zone. many protesters remain in a square outside parliament. the crowd many of them followers of influential shiite cleric want an end to widespread corruption. in the green zone are foreign embassies including the u.s. embassy. the serious side of world affairs took a back seat last night. bobby turned to comedian in chief as he took aim at the presidential candidates at the correspondents dinner. bernie sanders you look like a million bucks, or to put it in terms you'll understand 37,000 donations of $27 each. hillary clinton trying to appeal to young voters is like your relative who signed up for
facebook. dear america, did you get my poke? is it appearing on your wall. some candidates are not polling high enough to qualify for their own joke tonight. is this dinner too tacky for the donald. what could he possibly be doing instead? is he at home eating a trump steak? donald trump was not crowd for that joke about his steak line, but no one was off little to the president. he poked fun at britain's prince george. some foreign leaders have been looking ahead, anticipating my departure, last week, prince george showed up to our meeting in his bathroom. thatbath robe, that was a slap n the face. that funny night will help
at pay for journalism scholarships. good stuffer. more to come on "action news" sunday morning,. choreographers coming to the stage and 6abc loves the arts previews a even of firsts. we look at atlantic city it's going to be raining all morning and it will be raining all day, there's a chance of rain all next week. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back.
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to broad street where one of our favorite familiar faces is standing there. cesily tynan. i have to say get chris sowers to do something about this weather because i know he controls the weather. actually, you know i'm excited about this, once you're wet you don't get any more wet. the temperature isn't bad, it's better than having a sunny hot day foraysers. you can run in the rain we're not made of sugar and we're not going to melt. you can see the people behind me, we're wearing matches outfits, the wheelchair racers are getting ready, as well. shoutout to all the volunteers
out here, once you get running you get warm, they are not running. it's a tough you tougher day for them than the runners. cecily you run a lot of races what's your favorite thing about broad street? what i like about broad street its kind of a celebration of philadelphia. you go down broad street you go past city hall, there are college students cheering for you, you've got 40,000 of your friends running with you, and everyone seems to kind of be in a good mood. for ten miles it's a fast course, it's mainly downhill. there's an uphill around mile 8 that kind of gets me. it's mainly a fast race. it's a hometown race, i'm excited. last year i was in a knee brace working the water stop.
i'm not complaining about the weather, i say bring it on mother nature we're enjoying it. only you could do a live shot with no makeup on. have a good time, we'll be cheering you on from the studio. >> reporter: i feel silly, because i won't do a live shot outside the studio. let's show you what's going on, it's raining out there, we have rain falling from west to east across the viewing area the shield of rain has pushed through while you were sound asleep this is what the radars look like. this is a familiar scene around 10:00 a.m. this morning. western suburbs more like 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. to noon in the city that's when things will start to clear out a little bit. we'll zoom into philadelphia i felt, philadelphia county. the heaviest is over the city or just east right now. we start picking up these yellows oranges and reds that's a downpour. we're seeing that in gloucester
and camden county at this point. cherry hill it pulled east of you, palmyra it's raining pretty good. along the new jersey turnpike, northbound or southbound it's a slow go, lots of water on the roads, to the west we're seeing yellows and darker shades of green starting to pop up. we're not reporting lightning it's just a couple of heavier downpours pushing through. there's no convective activity. no thunderstorms. all that will stay south of the mason dixon line. that's good news. the bad news as we set it in motion look at all the rain expected to come. we have rain this morning and afternoon it will taper off. 39 in fleetwood. coatsville, 44. ken it's conveyer, oh -- kennett square 46 degrees. the ocean temperature is 51. so anytime you get an easterly breeze when the ocean temperatures are that chilly, you can just about bet the air
temperatures will be chilly as well. because of that we're sitting in the mid to upper 50s today. funny thing most of the entire month of march is warmer than what we're experiencing right now. satellite and radar, christmas was 70 degrees, the weather is all confused. more rain is developing across the gulf coast states. this could be followed tomorrow morning by another area of low pressure tuesday morning be and upper level low up in the northwest drops into wednesday, thursday, friday, that means more rain potentially is on the way. it's an unsettled pattern. future tracker 6 right through the late morning hours through the first part of the afternoon, a steady soaking rain, trans signaturing -- transitioning over to leftover showers. the normal high for this time of the year is 69. that's 19 degrees below average across the western suburbs. philadelphia, 56.
dover, 57. cape may, 58. steady rains tapering off to leftover showers, hour by hour we go, 1:00 p.m. that should be the last of the steadiest stuff, leftover showers by 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 55 and 56 degrees, overnight tonight, cloudy and damp and chilly once again with the temperatures in the 40s and 50s. patchy fog developing. lang, reading, 49 degrees, allentown, 48. philadelphia, 52. millville, 52. cape may, 56. here's the only good news i could find. you start getting into the weather pattern like that, the allergy report looks better. we don't have any pollen to talk about. all on the low side tree weeds and grass, not much to handle when it's all this rain. tomorrow, spotty showers, 72. tuesday, may not be all that
the so-called litigation situation what organizers dubbed the contest between the district attorney, that brought a big crowd out to the liacouras are a center and boxes champ bernard hopkins couldn't help williams get the win. multiple charities did win though, they will split the prods from the fight. city of philadelphia is known as city of first and the pennsylvania ballet is expected to put on a evening of firsts. karen rogers has 6abc loves the
arts. this is a program made up of 3 ballets.... a world premiere... a north american premiere... and balanchine's first ballet in america...which marked a milestone in the history of dance. it is a very different program but at the same time its masterpieces from these three major choreographers that are together on stage. the show opens with george balanchine's serenade ....set to tchaikovsky's classic serenade in strings. it's one of the first ballets that he ever did for new york city ballet and its considered a master piece. the piece gives the audience an glimpse into the mind of a dancer. i think it will be very appealing for an audience that
is not used to classical ballet. some passages are very intense, but at the same time he makes something a little bit lighter. the program closes with the north american premiere of liam scarlett's asphodel meadows featuring music by french composer poulenc. the music is really strong and really powerful. a program of firsts runs may 12th through the 15th at the academy of music. for noorvetion go to arts in philly.org or 6abc loves the arts. i'm karen rogers.
the action cam is live right now as we get ready for the blue cross blood street run to begin in five minutes. this is the 37th annual year for the ten miler. this is an exciting day, a little rain, but it's not stopping anybody. they have heat blankets waiting for the runners at the finish line. >> reporter: meteorologist chris sowers says it will be raining all morning long. >> reporter: a half-hour ago it was raining harder. think how hot this race could be, this is better. morning rain, steady to moderate at times, transitioning over to lesterover afternoon showers, 56 degrees is the forecasted high. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows there's at least a chance of showers every single day. now it's not going to be raining
every hour of the day. and there's a chance of sunshine throughout the week, but each and every and everyday there's a chance of showers in the forecast. all right we've got chopper 6 hd over the broad street run right now as all the runners gear up to get ready to take off in about four minutes now, this is the 37th annual broad street run, everyone is so excited. cesily tynan saying one of her favorite things about prod street is running through -- broad street is running through all the neighborhoods and run with your friends and have the entire community cheer you on. hopefully everybody whose going out there to enjoy the run heed the advice of chris sowers no cotton socks. adam joseph is running and cesily tynan and annie mccormick is out there among the thousands of runners. as chris mention the it is
raining, it's not miserable in terms of of the heat. the rain will cool them down a little. you can see the thousands of people out there for the run. "good morning america" weekend is next on channel 6. "action news" continues later this morning. here's a look at the stories we're working on for you this morning. we're minutes away from the broad street run. you saw live pictures we'll have live updates from the ten miler, there's a live picture at the start line. all new, how a little bit of chocolate can help diebt -- diabetics keep their insulin under control. for gray hall, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. we'll see you back here at 9:00 a.m.
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