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on the ground, 1200 fire fighters, in the air, 110 helicopters and nearly 30 air tankers, and still it grows. >> the situation remains, unpredictable and dangerous. the obviously our top priority is human safety. immediately in the danger zone, and also, of course, among the evacuees. >> reporter: police leading fresh convoys of evacuee is a cross the burn zone a journey through smoke and scorched earth. >> what sit like driving through there. >> it is like an apocalypse. >> reporter: amid the horror there are moments of the triumph, a mother and son, separated during the chaos, finally reunited. >> okay, i miss you. >> reporter: neil carlensky, abc news near fort mcmurray, canada. ♪
this afternoon, refresh yourself on the outside and inside with a medium sweet tea, sweet tea lemonade, or original iced tea from dunkin'. sip one for 99 cents from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. america runs on dunkin'. time for a check of the accu weather forecast with meteorologist melissa magee. momma wants some sunshine. >> i think mom will get it tomorrow. it is a nice treat and welcomed change for everybody, as we get in the second half of our weekend, walter. long time coming with this. here's storm tracker six, live double scan radar a. the it is dry for the most part but we are still tracking this upper level low that is kind of sitting across the delaware and lehigh valleys a and moves out as we get into tomorrow afternoon. we will show you picture outside, sky have live in hd from our temple university camera, looking the at, city hall, in the center sit the
eye sky line, we have got a mostly cloudy sky overcast conditions, on the the way for the rest of tonight as we are's tracking a cold front that will kick this moisture out to sea. remaining moisture that is. currently in philadelphia we are at 53. lower 50's at 95 corridor as well in wilmington. you are holding at 53. forty-seven in allentown, lehigh valley, 45 in the poconos, at the coast in cape may 52. fifty-one in dover. here's satellite six with action radar. you can see that low sitting across our region but a off to the west we're track ago this frontal boundary across eastern great lakes and coming out of the ohio valley. this works east, overnight tonight and as it does so it kicks residual moisture out to sea. in the wake of that we have clear skies returning as we get in the second half of our weekend. we have a coastal flood advisory from sea side it's a cross coastal sections of new jersey and into delaware. down through cape may and bauers beach and row rebeach as well.
it stays up until 1:00 a.m. until sunday. minor flooding is a concern at the the time of high tide. offer next two hours it is mostly cloudy, we're tracking showers later on. we will drop down to 49 in the suburbs and 60 in philadelphia for the overnight low. future tracker six showing at 3-d in the morning it is mostly cloudy. shows off to the west but as i advance this at 7:00 in the morning we have a couple showers that will be lingering with the passage of that frontal boundary. but by afternoon clear skies which means ample sunshine the on the way, just in time for mom and mothers day. we have the day planner, scheduled for you, turning sunny and breezy, 56 degrees at 9:00 a.m. the cloudy by then. once that front moves through, 62 at the 11:00 a.m. more sunshine returning as we get in the afternoon. sixty-five a at 1:00. sixty-six at 3:00 o'clock in the have a afternoon. we will hold in the upper 60's at 5:00 in the early evening. the here's the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, breezy, brighter for mom on
sunday, no excuses, for any outdoor plans because it looks good-bye then. high of 68. on monday it is sunny, pleasant in at 72. tuesday, mostly cloudy, a touch cooler, coming in at 65 degrees, it is mild on wednesday, high of 71 with a partly sunny skies. light wednesday, we're tracking unsettled weather, couple showers are possible, on thursday, scattered showers come on back with the high of 71. still, damp and couple of showers around on friday, in at 27 and then next saturday showers are likely with a high temperature at 72. sun tomorrow, walter would be a nice, change that it would be good to see sun come back later today it will be a happy mothers day. >> yes, it will be. >> you can find the seven day forecast and live look at storm tracker six double scan radar anytime of the day on the web site. go to six abc.com/weather. group of talented youngsters performed tonight in the philadelphia's manayunk
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they d phillies and marlins tied a at one. the justin with the opposite field solo shot off jeremy hellickson. but, two-one. about on the o fifth marlins single to right. peter borges, will throw to the plate. carlos ruiz who was just a linebacker there. top of the eighth, phillies down three-two. hernandez, singles home the tying run for the phillies. and, miguel franco grounder to third, should be an easy double play. but he drops the ball. good luck there. run scores. and, this is how you turn a double play. and, then, it is snap. phillies win four-three. it is their tenth, one run victory this season. history tonight in the second inning of the mets and padres game. bartolo colon hit a two run home run. but it was first in his, career and he is 42.
played mess of his 19 years in the american league but in 245 career bats he had just two extra base hits. talk about a long shot. kentucky derby outfits are snazzy, but they are not practical. see what i mean. right there during the national anthem, downpour at churchill downs. and everyone hanging on to their hats and fascinators, but not waterproof outfits. at one point debris hit a horse, grand tito was then scratch. overwhelming favorite, unbeaten nyquist at two-one and odds makers knew what they were talking about. >> on the outside, nyquist and exaggerator, they are coming to the line together and nyquist is still unbeaten. he has won the kentucky derby. >> nyquist, eight-zero becomes just the eighth unbeaten to win the dennie in the 14 three-year history. we are past the hype of the draft week but eagles quarterback draft week continues. sam bradford and carson wentz
will we see them soon. we should see wentz for first time in the eagles uniform six days from now at rookie camp. he is still only draft pick not signed. it should be a formality. expected to hear something any day. as for bradford, no communication from him. he doesn't have to be here until mandatory mini camp on first week of june and if talks are ongoing in the background that is not for to us know. >> for us, i think if we had a few conversation was agents, players we keep it between them, and obviously we have been pretty clear about how we feel about sam, and when he comes here, that we just move forward. >> steelers started their rookie camp. is there a familiar face in the different uniform. temple's tyler matakevich, he fell to the seventh round despite being top defensive player in college football. that will fuel him. he have is an under dog just like temple always is and plans to continue to prove people wrong. >> i just wanted to change the program. i think we changed the
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alexander ovechkin with a laser shot. power play goal. he had two points. caps beat penguins three-one to force a game six. they trail the series three- two. i do not like either of those teams. >> all right. thanks, jamie. up next on "action news" at 11:30, pregnant woman in connecticut affected with zika speaks out about her fear and plans. it was a night to remember, two best friend remember the day that they thought that this would never happen, attending a prom, that and much more when "action news" comes right back. sick a. >> testing.
welcome back. here's is what happening on "action news" at 11:30. donald trump goes after the clinton but he had to say how he plans to get g.o.p. hold outs back on his side. zika and u.s., hear from the pregnant woman in connecticut who was infect. mother's wish come true, see their children best friend heading off to the prom, it was a day they thought might never come. but first tonight it has been a dreary week but sun will come out tomorrow just in time for mothers day. it looks like a sun well make a rhea experience. meteorologist melissa magee is here with the first check of the accu weather forecast. >> hi there walter.
we have good news for mom on mothers day and it does look like that sunshine, making a come back tomorrow. currently at 53 in philadelphia. thirty-seven in will allentown. fifty-two in cape may. 51 degrees in dover. here's storm tracker six live double scan radar. here's a change coming our way. we have a frontal boundary across great lakes and ohio valley this works eastward later tonight and during the overnight hours and as it does so there could be a a couple showers early tomorrow morning but what will follow in the wake is what everyone has been waiting for, for several days now. here's mothers day forecast. we've got a morning shower to deal with, otherwise turns sunny, breezy and brighter day, at 8:00 o'clock in the morning 53. by noon 64. by 4:00 in the afternoon 67 degrees. we have ample sunshine, so we can easily say happy mothers day. we will have more details with the full, exclusive accu weather forecast. >> making mom happy. >> thanks, melissa. so far delaware news room police in wilmington are
looking for person responsible for a deadly shooting earlier this evening. shooting happened just after 6:00 at third and rodney streets. police say the man, the victim was a man who was shot right on the street there he was taken to christiana hospital and then died hours later. there was a benefit today to remember the wilmington high school student who was killed inside of her school. the dynamic divas of wilmington hosted a tribute showcase for amy joyner francis. local dance teams performed at youth empowerment community center to raise money for her family. joyner francis was assaulted by three students inside a girls rest room at howard high school of technology on april 21st. she was pronounced dead a short time later. dozens of people showed up for this event here in wilmington organized to give local youngsters a safe place to get together. this community barbecue was held at fox point state park. organizers also took the opportunity to call for an end to the violence which has hit wilmington particularly hard over the past few months. donald trump was in washington state the today for
a several packed rallies. his remaining republican opponents are out of the way he brawnched a brutal attack on hillary clinton. here's abc's marr bruce. >> reporter: bill clinton was delivering a commencement address in a california college. and it was a down dane on the cam paper trail but their ears were burning. >> hillary clinton's husband abused woman more than any man that we know of, in the history of politics, right. >> donald trump blasted clinton was both barrels after remarks like this. >> he doesn't think much of women, as it turns out. >> reporter: and have clinton said she will bring former president back into government as a job czar. >> i told my husband he has to come out of retirement and be in charge of this. >> she's married to a man who was the worse abuser of women in the history of politics and hillary was a enabler and she treated these woman horribly. just remember this. some of those women were destroyed, not by him, but by the way that hillary clinton
treated them. >> reporter: clinton is not his only adversary. just days after trump forced last have of his republican rivals from the field, big names in the g.o.p. are refusing to get behind him despite his lopsided victories. >> most everybody has endorsed me, other than paul ryan. i don't know what went wrong there. >> reporter: republican house speaker paul ryan warn trump he must work to unite the party n this week with george steponapolus trump does not get worried. >> i will go out and get millions of people from the democrats. i will get bernie a's people to vote because they like me on trade. >> reporter: trump and ryan will meet on thursday, time to break the impasse. mary bruce, linden, washington. new jersey could be the first east coast state to allow sale of the over counter harmone alcon that september advertise. the legislation that would allow them to dispense contraceptive has advanced in the state senate. similar legislation is in the a semmably.
legislation is needed to make it easier for women to get birth control and reduce risk of unplanned pregnant sees. 472 cases of zika have been confirmed and 43 states, here in the u.s., and now, we're hearing from a woman with zika in connecticut who is also pregnant. here's abc's marci gonzales with that mother's fears and what lies ahead. >> reporter: tonight this expecting mother diagnosed with the zika virus now waiting to learn whether her baby is affected. >> it is really heart breaking knowing that i got zika. >> reporter: connecticut resident sarah please she was infected with zika in february visiting her fiance in honduras. she started showing symptoms just days before learning she was pregnant. >> i had a fever, and the rashes were just growing throughout my body. >> reporter: fever and rashes are two signs and symptoms of the virus which is primarily transmitted by mosquitoes and is a associated with severe birth defects. >> once we make a diagnosis of
zika in a pregnant woman it is really about what we call serial sonograms. >> reporter: she's one of the 44 pregnant woman testing positive in the u is. for zika virus, a all of those cases linked to travel outside of the country. >> pregnant woman really need to ask themselves if it is absolutely mandatory for them to go to an area where zika is prevalent. >> reporter: she's new back in honduras with her fiance. connecticut state health officials a say they are working with her doctor. marci gonzales for abc news, new york. health professionals stopped by downingtown west high school offering free high screenings for student athletes. they are specifically checking to see if any of these young people were at risk for sudden cardiac arrest. experts say that is the number one cause of death for student athletes. simon's fund sponsored today's events. well trained k-9 unit competed this morning in havertown. action cam on the scene here stopping by 2016 delaware county, police k-9 competition, at the haverford middle school. the dogs competed in several
events, including, an obstacle course and an article search. proceed from all of the food and water sold today will be donated to local causes, supported or supporting police k-9 departments. much more to come on "action news" tonight, a festival to celebrate the food of philadelphia. plus your planning to do your mothers day shopping tomorrow, before you see mom, we have some good news, there are savings to be had, that and more when "action news" comes right back. hundreds of people
8:00 o'clock tonight. the festival covers two block stretch of south street more than 100 vendors are there, selling all kind of arts and crafts. that summer vacation just might cost you less this year. airline tickets are expect to hit seven year low this summer according to the airfare prediction app called hopper. they say prices for advanced purchase tickets, hopper officials believe ticket prices will go down 12 percent compared to last summer and hopper says average fares will likely range, from a peak of $240 in june, to about $211 in august. lower jet fuel prices, are among the biggest reasons for the job. and time for a check of the accu weather forecast with meteorologist melissa magee. she just loves mom. >> i do. >> i love my mommy. she's so sweet. >> you have to love your mom tomorrow, walter. >> sun coming out for mom. >> just in time, nice treat. we will talk about tonight's details on the the way. here's storm tracker six live double scan radar.