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time. he is a huge part of our football team going forward. the our intention is to keep him here for the long term and try to figure out a number that everybody is comfortable with that will be an aggressive number. >> much more on the eagles tonight on "action news" sports sun and i'll get 97.5 fanatic mike missanelli a's take on the sam bradford take and much more on carson wentz. rainy workweek forecast is up next on "action news". >> take a look from sky six over center sit friday our temple university camera. not a pretty picture. meteorologist melissa magee has the exclusive seven day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
melissa with a check of the accu weather forecast. you have to give to it those participants in the broad street run today. it was not nice at all. >> yeah, get used to it because unfortunately guys, this pattern will continue for the week ahead. not a wash out but scattered showers on and off, tomorrow, right through next weekend. here's is what going on, storm tracker six live double scan radar, it is dry, we're getting a break or nice reprieve before more moisture moves in, light moisture that is, moves in later on tonight and for that matter for the start of our workweek on monday. it looks like this pattern will be quite active across much of the delaware and lehigh valleys. we have been seeing, sea sawing temperatures. we were down, then up, then right now we're down again. friday that high of 53 degrees. yesterday not bad, mild up to 64 and today our high temperature only 53 degrees. average for us this time of the year is 69. well below mark today. outside temperatures are
hovering in the lower 50's thanks to that stiff easterly wind tonight off the atlantic. fifty-three in philadelphia. fifty in trenton. forty-six, out in the poconos. chilly at the companies in cape may 52 and 54 to the west in dover. here's satellite six with reaction radar. you can see moisture across our region earlier today and this morning. we have pick up a quarter inch to close to an inch of precipitation. this is moving off to our north and east but we will widen on it picture here and focus out across ohio valley. we are tracking another area of low pressure, disturbed weather that will be working its way to the the north of our region overnight tonight and as it does so it could clip portions of the delaware and lehigh val business more rain that moves in late tonight and into the start of monday. call from accu weather over next 12 hours, rain, drizzle will, areas of patchy fog dropping down to 48 in the suburbs, and 52, in philadelphia for the overnight low. so a little moisture on the way, overnight tonight, future
tracker 6:00 showing 7:30 in the morning, spotty showers. thanks to that batch of moisture from the ohio valley lifting northward. so certainly not a wash out tomorrow but scattered showers will be around. same thing at ten in the morning on monday. we will get a break, break out in enough sunshine to get our temperatures in the the lower 70's and then monday afternoon we're tracking more moisture coming in from the southwest to north east direction, so this will be the case, monday night and then into tuesday. tuesday morning. so 6:30 in the morning you can see those showers around for philadelphia and points to the south and east. so, the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast showing you morning showers tomorrow, otherwise, it is warmer, high temperature up to 71. cooler on tuesday with spotty showers in at 66 degrees. and then wednesday this pattern kind of holds on we are watching the coast on wednesday, high of 64, and then those showers look to be around thursday, friday, saturday, even sunday, guys, it is unsettled pattern ahead. have the umbrellas on stand by this week. >> oh, boy, melissa, thank
you. abc world news sunday is next here on channel six. don't miss "action news" at ten on phl17 tonight. then we're back here again on six abc at 11:00. information melissa magee, jamie apody, new dad jeff skversky and walter perez and the entire "action news" team, i'm sarah bloomquist. we will see you right back here at 11:00 o'clock.
welcome to "world news tonight." flood emergency. deadly storms in the gulf. water reaching rooftops. four children and their great-grandmother swept away in the middle of the night. roads crumbling. houses split in half. is any relief on the way? toxic spill. the cargo train derailing in washington, d.c. cars leaking dangerous chemicals. emergency crews now on the scene.
cruz collapse? new numbers before the battle for indiana, just two days away. >> if we win indiana, it's over. okay? >> donald trump trying to seal the deal for the republican nomination. while hillary clinton is setting her sights on the gop front-runner. deadly ride. new details about the fatal accident. a teenage girl thrown from a spinning carnival attraction. questions tonight about safety at the fair. and, watch out. the bicycle race that began with a crunch. dozens crashing into each other. some going airborne. what triggered this epic pile-up? good evening. thanks for joining us on this sunday. i'm tom llamas. as we come on the air, we begin with the deadly flood emergency in the south. more than half a foot of rain coming down in louisiana, with
more possibly on the way. atlanta, the home split in half by a huge tree. and the heavy downpour forcing thousands at new orleans' famous jazz fest to find cover for a second day. here's lauren lyster. >> reporter: tonight, louisiana under water after torrential rains and flash floods. drowning suburbs, and changing streets into streams. over seven inches of rain, this pile-up shutting down an interstate. >> that is crazy. thank you lord that i got off of this! >> reporter: in texas, this driver escaping just moments before the road split apart and crumbled. >> we have a possible missing family. >> reporter: all that rain turning deadly when a wall of water rushed into the town of palesteen friday overnight. lenda asberry desperately tried get her four great grandchildren, all under 10, out of the house. >> a tide of water came through and it was too much pressure.
>> reporter: all five drown. their neighbors unable to reach them in time. >> lord jesus, i just don't know what you're doing to me. you took my four babies from me and i don't know what to do now. >> reporter: texas slammed over the weekend. six tornadoes touching down in the state since friday. two ef-2 twisters in the town of lindale. take a look at this window, that's where the front door used to be. the tornado literally picking this house up and moving it 12 feet. hiding inside, the reeves family could feel their house lift off its foundation. today they showed us what's left. >> are you sad? >> no, mommy's not sad because you're okay. >> reporter: a tough trip home for 2-year-old anne marie. and what now? >> well i just say we pick up the piece and rebuild. we have our family that's what makes a home.
>> reporter: this is the wall. after one more day of stormy weather, we can look forward to a much drier week ahead. >> thank you. we move on to the cargo train jumping the tracks early this morning. up to 14 cars derailed, at least 2 leaking dangerous chemicals. here's gloria riviera on the scene. >> reporter: tonight, 14 rail cars scattered across the tracks near washington, d.c. it was 6:40 a.m., when the train jumped the track, less than three miles from the u.s. capitol building. >> the train has come apart. and i'm looking at one train that is leaking the chemicals.
>> hazmat on the scene at this time. i need you to make sure that pedestrians are not in the area. do you copy? >> reporter: the accident jolting nearby residents. >> they said it was a leak. i didn't know if it was going to be harmful. >> reporter: another tweeting, i wake up to a boom, and find out it's chemicals leaking. a dangerous chemical if it touches the skin. another, a flammable liquid. tonight, investigators are still working to find out what caused the derailment. officials say they've tested the air and water and say both are safe. >> thank you. now to the race for president. new numbers tonight suggesting ted cruz's support may be
collapsing two days before the indiana primary. trump at 49%, holding a 15-point lead over cruz. and trump on course for a crucial delegate win to could force his rivals to re-examine their campaigns. here's devin dwyer. >> reporter: tonight, donald trump says it's game-over for john kasich and ted cruz. >> i knocked out 17 people. i mean, the two last ones, they're like hanging by their fingertips. they're choking, don't let me fall, don't let me fall. >> reporter: the front-runner exuding confidence here after a two-week winning streak across six states. >> if we win indiana, most people think that they quit the race. and, then we can focus on crooked hillary. please, let's focus on hillary. >> reporter: indiana, now looking like a make or break race for cruz. who's showing no signs of giving up. despite trailing trump by more than 400 delegates. >> if you're on the 30-yard line, it's not a touchdown. donald right now is on the 30-yard line, and he wants everyone to say, hey, the game is over. >> reporter: cruz has unleashed
a barrage of attack ads, as democrats itch to take on trump. >> this hateful talk about immigrants, about muslims, about women, i mean, enough. >> reporter: at hillary clinton's only indiana rally today, her supporters told us it's time for sanders to bow out. >> we need to wrap it up and start the general against donald trump. >> it sounds like you want sanders to get out. >> pretty much. >> i would like to see sanders try to bring some of his supporters over to her as well. >> reporter: but tonight, at a press conference in washington, sanders signaled he's willing to fight. >> the convention will be a contested contest. >> reporter: trump tonight says a win here in indiana would signal a mandate for change. sounding an awful lot like barack obama's from 2008. trump saying his change would be very different. tom? >> thank you. now to the mystery disappearance of a mother in florida.
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died after she was thrown from this whirling ride at an el paso carnival, and slammed into a metal barricade. her friend, also ejected from her seat, tonight is recovering from a head injury. a third girl was unharmed, only after clinging desperately to the lap bar. carnival rides in texas are inspected by the state once a year, and overseen by the federal government. a police spokesperson tells abc news, there were seatbelts and that safety bar, but they don't know if they were functioning or used. >> i don't see them finding anything criminal at all in this and it most likely will come down to one of two things, a human factor or a mechanical malfunction. >> reporter: this on the heels of another scare at an amusement park in texas. this dad, recording on a roller coaster when his 6-year-old son's seatbelt fails. his father holding him tightly, the little boy shaken, but safe. as investigators look into this this weekend's tragedy, that carnival tonight remains closed.
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finally tonight, president obama enjoyed one last round with the press. and everyone was fair game. here's nick watt. >> eight years ago i was a young man, full of idealism and vigor, and look at me now. [ laughter ] i am gray, grizzled, just counting down the days until my death panel. [ laughter ] >> reporter: a self-deprecating dig at his legacy, and a little roasting. >> gop chairman reince priebus is here as well. the republican party, the nomination process, it's all going great. keep it up. >> reporter: for the host larry wilmore. >> i saw you hanging out with nba players like steph curry. which makes sense, too, because you both like raining down bombs from long distances. right? >> reporter: some boos in the room and bad reviews.
obama, they say, killed it. >> last week, prince george showed up to our meeting in his bathrobe. [ laughter ] that was a slap in the face. >> reporter: but seriously, what's next? >> if this material works well, i'm going to use it at goldman sachs next year. earn me some serious tubmans. >> why don't you just talk to somebody who's been through this. >> yesterday, i had a beer at 11:30 in the morning. >> reporter: this, the last time we'll see him as stand-up in chief. >> obama out. >> reporter: nick watt, abc news, washington. >> big finale and a standing "o." "gma" first thing tomorrow morning, david muir will be back tomorrow night. i'm tom llamas in new york. have a great evening. good night.
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