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a pleasant good morning to you, it is 6:00 a.m., saturday, may 14. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," stabbed in the neck. philadelphia police search for whoever aattacked a man overnight. defying a directive from the president controversies swirls over transgendered bathroom guidelines. winning is a family affair for this group. we learn how the powerball winners picked the lucky numbers. sky6 live hd taking a live look over city hall.
the center city skyline from our temple university camera, you can see the sun shining on top of skyscrapers, don't get too excited just yet. keep the umbrella handy as you head out today. we hate to say it, more rain is on the way. chris sowers you come into the conversation with accuweather you get to bear the bad news, and not the me. >> reporter: here's the good news, the last of the bad news. let's get you outside and show you what's going on. it's a dreary pattern for the last few weeks, actually, april was dreary, as well. april and may, have been the opposite. usually in may we put it to an end. it has extended in the last couple of weeks. we'll have showers and thunderstorms, but after that the weather pattern calms down and well have consecutive dry days in the seven day forecast. 56 in philadelphia.
50 in millville. dover, 57. on the board in atlantic city, 58. the feature we're watching is right here. this is a potent area of low pressure and the trailing cold front stretching all the way through the no longer portions of the ohio valley. look at the numbers behind the front, currently 29 degrees international falls. how would you like to wake up to that, may 14th and they are in the 20s. it's snowing north of the detroit. this is the colder air that races in here, sunday, sunday night and cooler changes for monday. it's not that cold, but it will bring a shock to the system come monday morning. starting out with a ton of sunshine. increasing clouds by afternoon, 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., we see heavier thunderstorms develop. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll talk about how strong the storms will be and the changes in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast.
stay with 6abc.com/weather throughout the weekend, storm tracker 6 live will keep you updated on the thunderstorms. follow the weather team on facebook, twitter and other social media. 6:03. if you're just waking up with us. we know who won the powerball jackpot last week. the smith family of trenton will share the 284 approximately -- $284 million. jeff chirico has their inspiring story. it's been a whirlwind week for valley arthur and the rest of the smith family won the 6th largest jackpot in powerball history. pearlie mae smith chose the numbers that came to her in a dream. it was a shock when we learned that we were powerball
winners. smith selected the cash option which means she and her 7 adult children will split $284 million. for miss smith to win, i'm glad. >> reporter: on the block in trenton where smith lives, neighbors are in disbelief. honestly me myself i never thought no one in the hood would hit the powerball like that. the family hired someone to handle their millions, 10% they plan to tithe. it was like affirmation from god because we have dreams we want to fulfill in this life and do for our community. no one showed for the 6:00 p.m. service at the church, neighbors
are sure pastor smith will be back. the family only bought one ticket for the saturday drawing now they are planning a huge family getaway, although they are not telling us to where. in lawrence township, new jersey. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." congratulations to that family. 6:05 the time. new from overnight police say someone established a man in the neck in philadelphia's tioga section. the attack happened on west erie avenue atmosphere north 19th street at -- at north 19th street at 1:00 a.m. police are looking for a man spotted running from the scene. they are trying to figure out out a motive. police are trying to find man who is accused of beating a man and his dog with a baseball bat. the man had minor injuries, the dog had severe injuries. it will be up to a lehigh
county judge if the former wrestler will stands trial for the murder of his girlfriend. he sulphurs from dementia and mentally incomp testament -- president obama will honor robert wilson at the was, he will be awarded the national medal of valour, he confronted two armed robbers at a game stop last march ever he was killed in an exchange of gunfire. president obama is feeling push back from a number of states over the new directive at public schools allowing transgendered students to use
bathrooms. 20 allows have put into place or in the process of doing so. lieutenant governor of texas said the directive is a form of blackmailed. he said the state is prepared t. he has set in place a law that will divide the country not along political laws, but family values and school districts. the directive is not a executive order. the department of justice filed a lawsuit against north carolina over its law requiring people to use the bathroom of their gender at birth. north carolina is suing the "d" oj. "good morning america" weekends will have more on the new
directive at 8:00 after 6abc. happening today, 2300 students will receive their degree from saint joseph's university, "action news" anchor jim gardner will serve as the speakerrer for -- speaker for te graduation, he will receive afternoon honorary degree. graduate of ryder university got something extra from hardware alma mater and -- from her alma mater. >> reporter: college radio station 107.7 held a contest asking graduates to make a short video of their experience at ryder. ten finalists were given a car
key and asked to start the car and were disappointed until rosy weber got in and the engine turned over. it's been an amazing day, it's all too good to be true. rosy wrote played and sang an original song called my promise fulfilled a variation of the school motto. what rosy's video did was report operate the ryder experience. rosy gets -- it seemed like a wonderful project. i have a buick like 1994, so this is quite an upgrade. she plans to return home in alabama and work as a waitress and save money and return to new
york city. i want to be on broadway i want to be a performer. >> reporter: in lawrenceville, i'm nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." congratulations, from our delaware newsroom a woman is making history at the university of delaware, christine waywalk has been named the new athletic director. she is the first woman to hold the post. she starts at u-dell on june 5th. there's much more to come on "action news," saturday morning, fresh no longer frozen we'll tell you how one fast food chain is planning to change the way it makes its signature burger. a holy cliff hanger, but not in the movies. >> reporter: a gusty thunderstorm is possible late, otherwise turning breezy and cooler for the second half of the weekend. look at the third hl.
the top of the hillside and snapped her into a harness and got her to safety. it is unclear what caused her to fall down the cliff. she is okay. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, chris, good news mixed with bad news, today. >> reporter: we have a little bit of everything, cooler temperatures and sunshine, and, of course, more rain, who would the seven day forecast be without rain, right? there's the view on sky6 live hd looking back toward the center city skyline. it's a beautiful morning, it's very still and there's not much in the way of a breeze and temperatures are mild. it is already 55, 56 degrees in philadelphia. shooting for a high of 76 later on, which is 3 degrees above average. 54 was where we started out this morning. 50 showing up for just about everybody. the exception being the far northern suburbs in the upper 40s. 50 for millville, 56 in cape
may. some of the outlying suburbs seeing patchy fog. millville, vineland, new field, .3 of a mile in cumberland county. .3 in allentown and atlantic city and toms river. we have a dense fog advisory for this part of the viewing area, burlington, ocean and monmouth counties in new jersey and bucks and lehigh and north hampton counties in southeastern pennsylvania. that will stay in effect for the next few hours, as the sun continues to climb, the fog will lift and burn off. here's the future -- feature we're watching this afternoon, it's a cold front pushing through the ohio valley with snow north of detroit. temperatures in the 20s and 30s there. otherwise it's a heavy rainmaker for that part of the country. as it pushes into our neck of the woods it will encounter unstable air in the delaware and lehigh valleys. it will help in the development
of thunderstorms some on the stronger side. 3:00 p.m., far western suburbs, these are heavy storms, that line pushes through the city by 6:00 p.m., note how it is starting to bow or the model is showing it's bowing, that line hits the coast by 7:00 p.m., from that point on everything starts to clear out a little bit and we'll see cooler temperatures overnight tonight along with a gusty breeze. what to expect with the storms, the time line 7 to 9:00 p.m., we'll sue strong gusty winds and annie mccormick -- 37 in reading, allentown, 37. the poconos, a degree above
freezing, patchy frost is likely out here and low 40s south and east including the i-95 corridor. get ready for big changes over the next 48 to 72 hours. sunshine early. that's the call from accuweather today. heavy late-day thunderstorm, philadelphia, 75. millville, 73. trenton, 73. evening thunderstorm, otherwise partial clearing becoming breezy and cooler, low temperatures in time mid to upper 40s. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we'll knock 16 degrees off the number tomorrow. windy and cooler high of 60. sunny, breeze and cool monday, 67 degrees. tuesday, 65. wednesday looks dry, thursday looks dry and friday looks dry, 70, 72 and 74. so we're filing going to break the streak here where it seems to rain every other day.
keep an eye to the sky there's a lot of events going on, the dad vail regatta, people have softball games and baseball games later this afternoon keep an eye to the sky. 6:18. there was sweet harmony at one bucks county high school last night. ♪ okay they sound good, those are the sounds of penn 16 the penn high school singing group. they performed pop hits from today and yesterday's classics.
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everyone, 6:25 saturday morning, if you're heading out to the dad vail regatta later on, expect sunshine early probably up to lunchtime, 1:00 p.m., give or take an hour or two, temperatures climbing in the 60s. lunch time, 72. 4:00 p.m., 74. we are expecting heavy thunderstorms to develop. the storm prediction center has this area shaded in green which is most of the delaware and lehigh valleys in the threat for severe weather. there's philadelphia right here. this area will become unstable later on. we have a pretty potent cold front pushing through the great lakes right now. it will yurnt cut the warm --
undercut the warm soupy area that will create the lift and the powerful thunderstorms later on. keep an eye to the sky after 3:00 p.m., when the storms may start to develop. thank you for the update. 6:26. sports, the phillies keep their win streak going this time at home with a new face in the lineup. here's ducis rogers. governing, baseball is a simple game as long as you score more runs than the other guys, you win. the phillies continue to do that anyway you can. tommy joseph called up from trip a. he goes -- aaa. he goes 0 for 2. next batter, the pitcher. phillies lead 3-2. it remains that way into the 9th inning. tieing run on base, 6-4-3 double
play. phillies win 3-2. 13-3 in a one run game. our guys have been tested with the one you-run game. it fun to win the games because it teaches them how to win the close games, that's a bonus for us. how do you feel on the first day of the new job. carson wentz, the star attraction for the eagles three day rookie mini camp. he only had the play book for three days, he said the offense is quarterback friendly. i think the relationship with him i think it will be a competitive atmosphere, hope landfall i we learn together and grow together and push each other and lead to benefiting the team and winning a lot of ballgames. personally i don't think there will be a lot of attention, people might make it out to be,
i think the coaches and everybody will be on the the same page and it will be a good working relationship for sure. wayne hamper played round two for the championship in saw grass. it147 yards out, i think he knos what's about to happen. there you go. a hole in win. hugs and free drinks for everyone. that's a look at sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself a terrific weekend.
someone shot an innocent bystander after a fight at a philadelphia bar gets out of hand. plus, one person faces charges after a railroad spike is thrown from an overpass and lands right on to a car's windshield. also, more rain, we're keeping our eye on the sky today as showers move into the region again. meteorologist chris sowers is here with a look at the accuweather forecast. chris, the rain not an all day event. >> reporter: smarveght it's only a three hour window. most of the day is really, really nice as a matter of fact, it's only a three hour window. most of the day is really, really nice.
it's a comfortable morning, temperatures in the 50s and not too much of a breeze, the delaware river look at how flat that water is. if you're doing fishing this morning, you have a nice morning on your hands. center city, 56. quakertown, 47. martins creek 49. slatington, 47. 58 in glassboro, smyrna, 53 and vineland, 51. hammonton, vineland, millville, new field, all areas socked in pretty good. visibility down to less than a mile. give it another hour or two, as the sun climbs the fog will lift. all the attention goes to this guy right here, this cold front which is slicing through the ohio valley this morning. right now it looks innocent enough, just a couple of shades of yellow and green and heavier downpours, as it travels east
this afternoon it will encounter unstable air heavier thunderstorms may dwoop. may develop. increasing clouds after lunchtime. thunderstorms developing between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. for the jersey shore, the storms don't arrive until after 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. not a bad day, keep an eye to the sky later on. 6:32 remember you can get the seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live at any time at 6abc.com/weather. new on "action news," an innocent by standard was shot during a gun fight outside a philadelphia bar. he was standing on germantown avenue at hunting park avenue in hunting park. police say the dispute inside the triple play bar spilled into the streets. four men started shooting one another, the bullet hit the man in the arm and the bullet traveled to his chest. police are questioning two men.
the victim was taken to the hospital in critical, but stable condition. a railroad spike went into a car's front windshield and lodged into the dashboard as the car went under the controversy controversy -- overpals -- overpass university avenue. four cars were struck, one victim went after the suspect and stopped him for police. i decided to go up on the train tracks. when i want up on the train tracks, i saw a young guy like walking real fast toward me, so i approached him, but he tried to say it was somebody else that was throwing something off the bridge. officers say the suspect will facing a evaluated assault and related offenses. police believe an arsonist is responsible for setting fire to a car in south philadelphia yesterday evening. you can see the damage done to the older model nissan on the
800 block of dudley street. "action news" obtained this piece of surveillance video which you can see which capture also the man leaving the scene. if you have any information about the case call police. this morning there's a warning from wildlife workers in fairmont park. several people spotted a black bear swimming in the wissahickon creek. a man noticed the bear while he was fishing. once he realized he was safe he took out his cameras and took pictures. wildlife workers say if you head to the park this weekend use caution while you're hiking and keep the dog on the leash experts say that bear is possibly looking for a mate and wandered too far. things are about to get hectic for drivers in delaware county. a septa project is in process and about to put a wrinkle in a lot of travel plans.
"action news" reporter, john rawlins has the story. >> reporter: riders from media and rosemont are learning about the summer shut down. there will be a longer commute. what they are doing is replacing the aging crumb creek viaduct located inside the blue route with the new bridge. the existing 100 high steel structure dates to the 1890s. this bridge is definitely past its prime. it's 121 years old. just to give you a reference point, grover cleveland was the president. >> reporter: this time lapse video shows work has been going on for months. soon the bridge will be ready. they will demolish the old structure and push the new structure in place.
>> reporter: 8 million pounds of it will slide into place, they are buildings the new bridge parallel to the old bridge. in june they tear down the old bridge and slide the new bridge into place. about 1600 riders a day will lose train service, starting monday, septa will hold a series of 5 open houses at the impacted stations 4 to 8:00 p.m. so riders can -- learn about the buses and summer outage and learn about what's going on. >> reporter: trains will return the day after labor day riders were understanding. it's only 3 or 4 months it will be over. >> reporter: then you will have a nice new viaduct. this too, shall pass. john rawlins channel 6 "action news." if you're heading to the airport, homeland security officials are advising you to be extra patient as they take steps to ease the wait times at the
security check points. long lines like this in the chicago all too common, federal officials say they are aware of this. jeh johnson announced the tsa will higher more agents and k-9 teams, but not compromise security. there will be wait times, but we want the public to know we are working hard to alleviate the wait times in partnership with airports and airlines and insure that air travel remains safe and secure in the country. tsa is working to enforce limits on the number and size of the carry on bags. "good morning america" weekend will have more on the steps taken to alleviate the problems. coz -- bill cosby's lawyers is asking the pennsylvania supreme court to have the sexual assault case thrown out.
kevin steel country go back on the word -- cannot go back on the world of his predecessor who said cosby would not be charged sexually assaulting a former employee of several uniformity at his home in -- temple university at his home in elkins park. atlantic city has come up with a plan to cut spending in half before the state steps in to take over. atlantic city is more than $550 million in debt. a list of coconspirators will not be released. a person on the list requested the list to be sealed. that request was denied.
brigette kelly and bill baroni are set for trial for fraud. the largest collegiate event is taking part on the schuylkill. 3,000 students are taking part in the dad vail regatta from the u.s. and canada. all our training goes toward this event peaking at this time, so some ways, guys know all yearlong this is the time of the year that is the most important. >> reporter: the event is all morning long, admission is free. happening today, the thunderbirds soar in the sky over joint base mcguire lakehurst, f-16 open house in the pines and air show. you'll see the war fighting
of the capability of the air force, the marines and army and coast guard. admission and parking are free. gates open at 9:00 a.m., today and tomorrow, the show starts at 11:00 rain or shine. stay with us, there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. college diploma 70 years in the making we have the incredible journey of this war veteran who returned to campus to pick up that degree. congratulations to him. aviation history a solar powered plane is on on the ground after being in the air for 17 hours. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. more rain on the way, he'll explain. "action news" saturday morning continues after this.
a solar plane attempting a world record caused commotion in oklahoma. people at the tulsa airport thought it was a ufo in the sky. it was the solar impulse trying to to go around the the globe on solar powered engines and battery backup. they waited for the weather to clear before going to new york city. speaking of the weather clearing, meteorologist chris sowers, the weather is clear right now. how long will that last, buddy? >> reporter: five or six more hours, we're looking to the west for showers and thunderstorms
that could develop. actually we're expecting sunshine until 1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. after 3:00 p.m., things could get dicey in parts of the area. there's the platt bridge, skies are clear, we with the exceptiof fog, weather is nice and calm out there. double scan live we'll keep that theme going is calm. temperatures this past week better than the week before when most of the week was stuck in the 50s. 71 on monday, tuesday, 60. we were up to 66. thursday, 76. today, 76, 77. pressure is holding steady. winds are light out of the southwest at 3 miles per hour. most of the area is sitting in the low 50s, some areas a little bit milder, 56 for philadelphia. 58 in cape may. boardwalk in atlantic city, 59.
49 in reading, 48 degrees in lancaster. visibility an issue north an east of the city. down to five miles in trenton. look at the darker shades of gray, this is less than a mile, northern portions of burlington county, western monmouth and ocean county picking up fog this morning, toms river down to 1.7. millville you've come up to 3 miles per hour. last hour you were down to.approximate of a mile. you're doing -- .3 of a mile, you're doing a little bit better there. there's the cold front slicing through the ohio valley forge, it will transition over to heavier thunderstorms for us late this afternoon and evening. the surface maps looks like starting out with a lot of the sunshine early on. the front approaches we start to increase clouds and here comes the pop-up showers and thunderstorms. sunday is like a smack in the face here, gusty breeze out of the west/northwest, 15 to 20 miles per hour.
gusting to 35 miles per hour. the temperatures are chilly, highs in the upper 50s close to 60 degrees, with the breeze it will feel like the upper 40s, low 50s. today is nice and mild, tomorrow is chilly at least for may standards. future tracker 6, all is quiet through lunch time, lots of sunshine, increasing high clouds. here's the entrance of the cold front it will encounter the soupy warm air, it's enough to get the storms going. by 6:00 p.m. the line starts to bow outward that would be an indication of straight line winds, one or two areas could see a severe thunderstorm warning this afternoon. clearing and breezy and sunday morning, clearing and cooler. between 4:00 p.m. and
7:00 p.m. that's when the thunderstorms arrive west to east, small hail gusty winds possible, winds gusting to 350 miles per hour are possible in the thunderstorms later on. 76 degrees is the forecasted high. winds out of the west/southwest at 15 to 25 miles per hour. a good start to the day. later on keep an eye to the sky. 3:00 p.m., 674. 5:00 p.m., thunderstorms around, 69. this evening, maybe a thunderstorm otherwise clearing and breezy. 44 degrees outlying suburbs, 48 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, not looking too bad from that point on, the entire seven day with the exception of today is finally dry. so we're moving into a nicer stretch of weather here. windy and cooler tomorrow, 60. there's a chance of an isolated pop-up shower in some locations, but the majority of the viewing area is dry. monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, we're tracking a combination of sun and clouds, temperatures climbing into the 70s. there we go. >> reporter: that's the break you wanted. you said we've been
complaining about the rain, but come september we'll looking for the rain. >> reporter: the summer outlook is hot and dry. be careful what you wish for. most college grads are determined, but one is most determined. listen to this he earned his degree at the age of 96. he started classes off in 1947. he went off to world war ii, 70 years later, he family found out he needed to take one more course and he finished the course with dedication. so glad you stayed with us,
in motion, an unlikely ballerina, coke land was the first african-american woman. a man who lost everything to bad stock advice goes to extremes to get answers. karen rogers takes a look at what's new at the box office this weekend. >> reporter: new films hit theaters this weekend and hoping to knock captain america from its perch at number one. >> reporter: first up, monica malpass -- money monsters. >> reporter: the film stars george clooney, and julia
roberts is his manager. a man is mad for losing his entire life savings from bad advice. kevin bacon stars in the darkness which puts a different twist on the haunted house genre. get out of my room. >> reporter: bacon is a parent of a boy who brings a malevolent force home after a trip to the grand canyon. the dark force effects everybody differently. you can find out where the films are playing by using the internet-ready cell phone. go to 6abc.com. for channel 6 "action news" i'm karen rogers.
him. >> reporter: 6 welcome back everyone, 6:55 saturday morning, cold front across the high plains, chicago at 41. take a look at the windchills. for the middle of may this is cool, rapid city, 18 degrees with the winds. 33 in bismarck. we have a contrast in temperatures going with the numbers in the southeastern participant of the united states compared to the plains. that will trigger showers and thunderstorms. there's philadelphia right there, there's a cold front that's separating the air masses that will cut through the heart of the keystone state this afternoon. we'll see fireworks. a line of thunderstorms developing along the front all of it marching east. the hours between 4:00 p.m. to
7:00 p.m. west to east across the viewing area, keep an eye to the sky especially if you're outdoors. the sprint cup series continues in dover this week. thunderstorms possible, 77 nice and mild. sunday, bright and cooler and windy with temperatures in the low 60s, windchills in time 50s. thank you. do you love the look of exposed bridge but don't have the budget to higher a mason we have a do it yourself idea that will save you thousands of bucks. if you love the look of exposed brick, but don't like the expensive price tag check out how we pull off this look for a whole lot less. these are brick panels that are come in 8 by 4 feet and easy to work with.
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you, 7:00 a.m., saturday, may 14. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." stabbed in the neck, philadelphia police search for whoever attacked a man overnight. defying a directive from the president. controversies swirl around transgender bathroom guidelines. we hear the incredible story how the newest powerba