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you, it is 6:00 a.m., saturday, may 28. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." hot holiday weekend. we're kicking off the summer season with summer-like temperatures. plus a big medical response briefly shut down a major south jersey highway following a crash. a motor motorcyclist is hurt after crashing on the boulevard. meteorologist chris sowers and the accuweather forecast. if you like the sun today you'll like today. >> reporter: the unofficial start to summer. down the shore, the place to be, with the sea breeze kicking in,
temperatures on the sand, topping out in the mid to upper 70s. what a gorgeous day at the jersey shore. there's the view in cape may. 67 degrees in quakertown and pottstown, fleetwood and slatington, 67. a little bit just a touch of humidity. saint davids 67. chester and center city, 68. sea isle 64. woodbine, 67. gandys beach, vineland, 66. hammonton, 66 degrees. here's satellite and radar, what you can't see there's an area of high pressure holding on for one more day. that he keep the skies clearly this afternoon, a couple of puffy cumulus clouds develop north and west, that's about it. it's hot and humid out there, highs will top out between 90 and 92 with the humidity it will feel probably a good two or three degrees warmer than the actual air temperatures themselves. 1:00 p.m., 87. , 3:00 p.m., 90.
somewhere in there we reach 92. hot and humid. we have a tropical disturbance we're watching to the south. i tell should become bonnie very, very shortly. the rain will get in here tomorrow afternoon and downpours sunday night into memorial day i felt. when i come back i'll detail it in the seven-day forecast. thank you for the update. we're enjoying a beautiful sunrise this morning, take a look at the screen as we kick off the long holiday memorial day weekend. it's the unofficial start to the summer season. what better way to do that than dip your toes in the chilly ocean water. people flocking to the shore are diving into their favorite treats and treats. kids are enjoying a ride in the pretend car. jeff chirico found children saying so long to the classes and hello summer. what does coming to the
beach mean to you? probably getting away from school. >> reporter: that's a good thing. i can't see. >> reporter: how much do you look forward to coming down here? i love it. it's my favorite place. >> reporter: after weeks of on and off rain today looks nice for the shore this weekend. visitors are banking on all the customers to give them a jump start into the summer season. but if you don't want to make a ride to the shore, buses will pick up riders at the amtrak station in wilmington, christiana mall and odessa park and ride it will take passengers to rehoboth beach park and ride. it will cost $7 and 80 crnts -- cents or $13. while everyone is enjoying
barbecue and relaxing at the shore there are ceremonies being held to remember the reason for the holiday, those who gave the ultimate sacrifice so we can all enjoy our freedoms. there are ceremonies to pay honors and respects for soldiers who fought in war. there will be a tribute to veterans during a ceremony in warrington, bucks county today. the names from veterans from warrington will be added to the memorial wall. that begins at 11:00 a.m. on bradley road. 6abc.com has everything you need for the holiday weekend. check out the inter active traffic map before you hit the roads. you can rely on storm tracker 6 live for any changes in the weather. you can follow the "action news" weather team on facebook and twitter for any updates. time 6:04. severe weather is not taking a holiday. it is keeping emergency workers busy in texas.
good samaritans came to the rescue of one person trapped in floodwaters and livestock had trouble in the high waters in texas. this has millions across the country heading into the memorial day celebrations. abc adrien banker reports. >> reporter: from the funnel cloud in north dakota to raging floodwaters in texas that swept away two people in their vehicle warnings that the violent weather will take no holiday break this weekend. in conrow, texas rescuersed helped this woman crawl to safety. they saved my life. >> reporter: heavy rains left cattle struggling in neck deep water in waller county. if you're hitting the road this weekend, the road is hitting back with massive back ups in new jersey. record low average gas prices at 2:32 a gallon, 42 cents lower
than this time last year. the free traffic map waze maps out the cheapest gas near you and how to save time predicting the best time to hit the road. for those getting there by air. we expected to wait 45 minutes. looms we're getting through quickly. >> reporter: tsa is offering more tlc. there's better flow. >> reporter: the government said they are working hard to relieve the agonizing waits and missed flights of the past few weeks. additional officers and k-9 will speed up millions of passengers through security and they advise signing up for precheck. we know more about them and put them in a lower risk category. >> reporter: adrien bankert abc news new york. a motorcyclist is in the
hospital in critical condition after a crash on the boulevard. the man lost control in the feltonville section at 1:30 a.m. no word on what may have caused the crash. family and friends of a pastor who was killed in a hit-and-run are calling on the driver to surrender. leon was hit on the 2900 block of north front street in kensington. he had just dropped off a group from his church and was getting back in the van. whatever you asked him today, he was there. we know police are looking for an orderly model assault anh front end damage. police are looking for a teenager accused of setting a fire at north penn high school. the 17-year-old student is charged with arson. the multi-alarm fire damaged a band room and theater classroom.
students were sent home early because of the fire. from our new jersey newsroom, the dies will continue to roll in atlantic city. new jersey governor, chris christie signed a package of bills that will keep the financially strapped city from running out of cash. atlantic city leaders have five months to balance the budget for the next five years. if they fail to do so, the state will be able to take over the city's finances. verizon workers have put away the picket signs and preparing to head back to work. their 7 week strike has come to an end after the company and union reached a tentative deal for four year contract. 40,000 verizon employees in nine states and washington, d.c. could be back on the job as early as next week. there's still more to you mean come on "action news" saturday morning, they are the iconic brands associated with sears. we'll tell you why changes are on the way for kenmore and
city expressway. the accident happened around 3:15 a.m. mile marker 38 on the westbound ac expressway in winslow township. the vehicle they were in ran off the road and struck several trees before overturning. they are being treated for injuries at cooper university hospital. 6:12 the time. a frightening sight in the midwest. children coming back from the zoo saw this funnel cloud move be into fargo, north dakota. they got off the bus and took shelter in the school. at school, a tornado touched down a few miles away, but it did not hurt anyone or cause dispeer damage. back -- severe damage. back here at home, you can plan your day with meteorologist chris sowers. >> reporter: it's going to be hot and humid out there, especially compared to the cooler temperatures we've been enjoying over the last several
weeks. all of a sudden we've had a snap in the pattern. we have the heat and humidity, today will be in the 90s, as well. that's a shot of the camden waterfront. we are going to have rain later on, so get out there today and enjoy it. >> reporter: dewpoint, 59. once we get into the 60s we'll we'll experience more humidity. you will feel that. everyone is in the upper 60s, 67 to 69 degrees range in temperatures. satellite and radar, keeping it clear over the mid atlantic and the northeast states this morning as high pressure holds on for one more day. we have a cold front cutting through the great lake states. they have this tropical storm bonnie in the next four or five hours off the coast of the
carolinas. as this moisture comes inland the approaching cold front will lift it to the north an unfortunately deposit it over the delaware valley as we get into sunday afternoon and sunday night and monday. here's the latest on the tropics. right now it doesn't have a name, it's tropical aggression number 2. alex formed in january. winds sustained at 35 miles per hour. roughly 265 miles per hour southeast of charleston, south carolina moving slowly to the northwest at 7 miles per hour. the next couple of days it's going to sit here and spin. the center of the low never makes it to the north in the delaware and lehigh valleys. the tropical rain will get lifted to the north. as a matter of fact i'll show you that right here. future tracker 6 keeps it dry, mostly sunny conditions, high, thin clouds during the afternoon. tonight is comfortable, as well, nice, clear conditions, but then we get into sunday morning, the clouds will increase a lot quirk than what we were thinking yesterday. tomorrow is basically a cloudy
day, limited sun, clouds increase. by 5:00 p.m., we start to pick up the tropical downpour. the first part of sunday is dry, by afternoon and evening hours here comes the heavy rains, especially sunday night into monday morning. look at the reds and yellows and oranges. these are downpours dropping rainfall rates an inch an hour. this is sunday night into monday. the latest on bonnie. the remnants move in late sunday night into monday morning. tropical down spores expected. one to two inches of rain, some areas could pick up 3 inches of rain. localized flash flooding is possible. forecast for today, a gorgeous afternoon, a little hot and sticky. 92 degrees. 92 for the lehigh valley. upper 70s for the jersey shore. atlantic city, 78. cape may, 77.
millville, 86. dover, 86 degrees, as you can see hour by hour, really there's not a bad hour out there. it's going to be mostly sunny, the holiday threw. 90 by 3:00 p.m., 90 is the number by are 50:00 p.m. the poconos, best day out of the three weekend days. 92 today. clouds sunday, 83. most of the sunday looks dry for the poconos. monday, downpours, highs in the upper 70s. jersey shore, mostly sunny, gorgeous afternoon on the sand, 78. sunday, the shower threat is late in the day most of us sunday appears dry. showers move in, 73. monday not looking too pretty right now. cloudy conditions, showers and thunderstorms highs in the 70s. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, hazy, hot humid today, 92.
for sunday we drop ten. 82 degrees, clouds and showers, downpours, sunday night into monday morning. monday's high, 77 degrees, some rain expected early. there could lingering showers during the afternoon. the rest of the seven-day forecast looks nice, temperatures in the 80s and lower humidity levels. prepare for rain tomorrow not today. >> reporter: very late tomorrow it's more like sunday night into monday. not a washout. thank you so much. 6:17 the time. camden night gardens block party was a smashing success last night. families had fun playing in the huge balls at roosevelt plaza park. they worked up a big appetite for a picnic dinner. there was an alter installation that kids got to roll around in. the little artist drawing on the sidewalk was encouragedded.
the all-new c-class coupe. mercedes-benz. the best or nothing. on a saturday morning, 6:20, 68 degrees out there. sky6 live hd giving you this kind of hazy look over the platt bridge. meteorologist chris sowers says rain is in the forecast this weekend, not today, but he'll let you know when. this morning there are more recall notices over the faulty takata air bags. 8 automakers are involved in the retall. national highway traffic administration has posted call
also from honda, toyota, honda and mitch 70 millionaire bags are being recalled in the u.s. alone. sears says it may send kenmore and craftsman and diehard. they have reported $70 million in the first quarter, a drop of 8% from a year ago. the recent sales performance have presented the ability for its brand to grow. netflix has got the rights to show disney films. they will have films from disney and marble and lou can you -- lm and picks -- pixar.
>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 64:00, lots of sunshine for the jersey shore. sunny and nice. highs in the upper 70s. sea breeze kicking in. in the city, 92 degrees. for the poconos, sun and clouds, and thunderstorm is possible late in the day. here's the latest, we're watching bonnie spinning its wheels north of the about a hum hum -- bahamas. the spaghetti draft shows it
will move into charleston, south carolina. the rains will push northward, the center is here. because there's a cold front approaching from the west, all the rains will get lifted to the north. sunday and monday, this area here from the virginia capes all the way up into southern new england runs the risk of seeing tropical downpours. today looks good, tomorrow is okay. late in the day, the downpours move in. sunday night it's raining monday does not look nice. 6:25, the friendly confines of wrigley field were not so friendly to the phillies. they got crushed by the cubs. here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: when it it's pours and we're not talking about the two rain delays yesterday we're talking about all the runs phillies starter adam morgan has allowed. 15 in the last 13
phils down 1 in chicago. so much for the friendly confines of wrigley. the cubs david ross, 3-run homer. gore man 3 homers and 6 runs. phils lost 6-2. they have dropped 5 of 7. they are back against the cubs at 2:00 p.m. sixers have a decision to make the top of the big one at the top of the draft. what will they do with all their big men? the sixers have admitted they would explore trading picks and players to get the ball rolling in the right direction. sixers are gauging trade interest in okafore and nerlens
noel. the two struggling to plateauing last season. labron james beat up toronto. cavs win. labron is going back to the nba finals for the 6th straight year. lacrosse, maryland against brown and north carolina against 0 loyola. "action news" starting at noon. there are local players all over the field. there are 20 players among the teams with ties in the delaware valley including maryland's leading scorer, matt rambo from glenside. i've been dreaming to be in the final four since i was a little kid and playing in philly, i never thought about that. i don't think there's added pressure, i'm getting support
got an early start to the long holiday weekend. hitting the boardwalk before the crowds show up. two cars collide in montgomery county. a is the bucks county business is damaged after an overnight fire. first, it is memorial day weekend the unofficial start to the summer season. we've seen a couple of people already on the shore in cape may, new jersey. what a lovely shot. the beaches will likely be filled later today as we heat up to summer-like temperatures. if your holiday weekend plans include going outside, folks, remember take the sunscreen. meteorologist chris sowers here with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. good news today. >> reporter: today maybe cool on the sand with the sea breeze. inland locations we're sweating it out, today will be a day with highs in the 90s. if we reach 90 degrees or higher that will be three in a row, that will go down as the first heat wave of the season. in the meantime, looking at the
battleship new jersey, it's quiet out there, you can see a haze, it's muggy, but not too bad. temperatures in the upper 60s. cape may, 64. atlantic city, 67. allentown, 68. reading, 69. philadelphia sitting at 68 degrees. satellite and radar, clear skies just a couple of high clouds right now north and west of philadelphia. there appears to be a little bit of cloud cover down the shore, give it an hour or two, as the sun continues to climb that will fizzle out. we'll go mostly so, you knowy this afternoon, it's warm and humid, we'll call it hot and humid. 87 degrees by 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. we're up to 90. somewhere in between three and 5:00 p.m. we'll top out at 92 degrees. by 5:00 p.m. we're back down to 90. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll talk about bonnie's tropical rains that could be heading this way sunday into memorial day. look forward to the update. 6:31. the memorial day weekend is
here. that means a mad dash for the jersey shore for fun in the sun. the beaches and boardwalks popular place to turn as we kick off the summer season. jeff chirico checked in with those who headed to ocean city early. >> reporter: while the sun sets on the jersey shore summer is just beginning, crowds return to the boardwalk enjoying the staples of rides, fudge and good times. for the shields girls and their friends from fort washington, it's a welcome break from a grueling school year. i love school, but this is amaze amazing. a beach ball dropped kicked of holiday weekend in atlantic city. the water was cold and the beach breezy, but the sun is what lured the turner family from southwest philadelphia. it was nice out i got the kids from school early and bring them to the beach. everybody thinks this is cold, because it's 70 degrees, we're from buffalo we're
enjoying life it's 70 degrees and sunny. >> reporter: in sea isle, sidewalks with crammed once again. have a good time go to the beach tomorrow and enjoy the weather. >> reporter: outdoor indoor tables were full at the bar and grill in avalon. people are psyched 21 days of rain we're happy. the shore is finally back. >> reporter: across the shorepoints summer is back and pennsylvania native brook and her husband from toronto wouldn't miss it. this is where i associate friends, family, happiness, a good time in general. this is write associated summer to be. -- this is where i associated summer to be. >> reporter: i'm here with matt and kelliy of lawrenceville, new jersey. jimmies or sprinkles? jimmies. >> reporter: of course you win, reporting from the ocean city, new jersey boardwalk, jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." of course you didn't have to go to the shore to start the
weekend off right. ♪ that's okay, you can dance no one is looking. how about a little soul to kick off the memorial day weekend. philadelphia's own deejay gentleman'sy jeff get things kicked off the penns landing. the ice is gone at blue cross river rink now it's ready for roller skating. jazzy jeff provided good music to the so you feel start of summer -- soulful start of summer. a concert begins at 7:00 p.m. to celebrate all those who served our countries at the mann center of the arts. you can rock out with elmo and abbey and cookie monster and more at sesame place as music fills the air the fireworks show
begins at 9:00 p.m. tonight. 6abc.com has everything you need for the holiday weekend. you can check out the inter active traffic map before you hit the roads and rely on storm tracker 6 live radar for any changes in the weather and follow the "action news" weather team on facebook and twitter for updates. doctors are treating an infant and another person injured in a fiery crash that happened this morning. police say a mercedes slammed into a ford escape on city avenue near merion avenue near lower merion. the impact sent the ford spinning around and caused it to catch on fire. a 6-month-old child was rushed to children's hospital of philadelphia. another person was taken to lanken nau hospital. firefighters put out a fire at import one on easton road
they sell porsche, mercedes and lexus and bmw. there's no word on the loss or the cause of the fire. happening this morning philadelphia police are searching for the man who held up a supermarket at gun point. investigators say he walked into the acme on the 7700 block en street in chestnut. he pointed a gun at the cashier and ran off with the cash. philadelphia police are looking at surveillance video that could lead to the suspect of a man who beat a man walking his dog. it shows up coming up behind the suspect and beating him repeatedly. >> reporter: 12:00 a.m., surveillance video picks up
these kids trying to get into parked cars. at that time a 61-year-old man is out walking his dog. he walks up on the gentleman and asks for the time. he looks at the his phone and he cold cocks him and he fell on his side. the video shows the assailant jumping on the man and taking his cell phone. police have isolated the video who they believe is responsible he is in shorts an light colored hoodie and backpack. they think he is a teenager who lives nearby. we're asking the neighbors to identify the kids and call 215-686-tips. >> reporter: this is the person who police believed assaulted the dog walker. he was with a larger group of
kids roaming the area saturday. >> reporter: 66th and malvern is the intersection behind me. police hope neighbors take a close look at the video the hope is someone can identify the assailant and he can be picked up before he hurts anyone else. in overbrook, john rawlins channel 6 "action news." from our delaware newsroom, you'll need to get rid of any standing water on your property or you could fails fines. new castle -- face fines. new castle county council is considering a law that would fining anyone who keeps water in buckets or flower pots. it's a breeding ground for mosquitoes. property owners would be penalized $50. police in riot gear erupted
in violence outside a donald trump rally in san diego. police say most people were orderly. castle california primary is june 7. the same day as new jersey. trump the likely republican nominee attends a bike rally tomorrow in washington, d.c. democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders are out west preparing for a california primary. clinton is looking to clinch the nomination once and for all. she has a fundraiser in east brunswick, new jersey, on tuesday, sander is vowing to be in the race when the democratic opens in philadelphia. it is just about 6:40, there's much more to come on "action news" for this saturday morning. inspirational story we'll tell you about a college grad who took care of her disabled brothers and held down several jobs while earning a degree. an elderly woman is pulled from the car submerged in the floodwaters.
try to drive through the high water. glad the woman is okay. back here at home, let's get you caught up on forecast as you plan your weekend. meteorologist chris sowers no rain today. >> reporter: no rain today, but we could see downpours monday, especially sunday night into monday. let's get you outside and show you what's going on, live on sky6 live hd in penns landing. it's warm and humid, but it turns hot later this afternoon as temperatures soar boo the 90s. -- into the 90s. we hit 90 degrees or higher back-to-back days in the philadelphia area. the normal is 77. the record is 94. we're not too far off the record. factoring in the humidity it will feel like 94 degrees later on. lots of sunshine expected. speaking ever are sun, -- speaking of sun, if you're out there today, the uv index is high, it's a nine. apply the sunscreen between
10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. down the shore you're not only taking on the rays of the sun it's being reflected back in your face actually from the sand and the water. again, just apply the sunscreen and often. 68 degrees in philadelphia. reading, 69. allentown, 68. poconos 62. jersey shore, comfortable. atlantic city, 67 degrees, cape may, 64. dover 69. the radar shows a few high, thin clouds this morning. we'll go mostly sunny this afternoon. we're zoomed into the southeastern portions of the united states. what appears to be feared bands working into the coast of charlie ton south carolina. it will get its act together in the next few hours. it will take on the tropical name of bonnie. the moisture moves in sunday afternoon and sunday night and monday. today, sunny, hot and humid. starting out with clouds north of the pennsylvania turnpike
looks like you'll see sun to start, but the clouds increase. we get into sunday afternoon and pretty much anybody is fair game after 1:00 p.m. for showers and downpours even though the model keeps most of the region dry, the exception being the state of delaware. everybody is fair game after 1:00 p.m. we get into the late afternoon hours sunday evening sunday night. expect cloudy conditions and tropical downpours. rainfall rates exceed one to two inch an hour. monday morning looking at tropical downpours throughout parts of the area. that should trans scition over to lester -- transition over to leftover showers by monday afternoon. today, sunny and hot for the delaware and lehigh valleys. it includes the poconos and the jersey shore. today is the winner. tomorrow, some rain expected after 1:00 p.m. in the afternoon. memorial day heavy morning downpours, transitioning over to just showers, leftover showers by afternoon. it's cooler on memorial day with highs in the upper 70s.
rainfall totals could exceed 4 inches if you get underneath one of the tropical downpours. not everybody will see this number here. we're forecasting one to two with heavier amounts, one or two areas could see numbers like this, most of us will see one to two inches sunday night into monday. sunshine expected today, hot and humid, 92 is the forecasted high. poconos beautiful out there. mostly sunny conditions a pop-up thunderstorm is possible very late in the day, 86. sunday, clouds increase, showers late 83. memorial day expect downpours highs only in the mid to upper 70s. jersey shore same thing beautiful afternoon, sunny on the sand, 78 degrees sea breeze, tomorrow, showers in the afternoon. 73. the morning looks okay. memorial day expect to see showers and thunderstorms and the possibility of downpours. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, hazy, hot and humid today. 92 degrees should be the third day in a row making it the first
heat wave of the season. tomorrow, cloudy, showers developing in the afternoon. 82. sunday night into memorial day tropical downpours and monday afternoon expect to see leftover showers highs in the mid to upper 70s. if you have outdoor plans i hope it's today. i thought we were done with the rain. >> reporter: this is not doom and gloom, this is the tropics, it's heavy heavy downpours. 6:47 your time we would like to remind you can get the seven-day forecast at 6abc.com/weather. there's good news just in time for the unofficial starting point for the summer season. scientists estimate there are 553 million crabs in the chesapeake bay that's a 35% increase over last year and the highest in 20 years. a mild winters has helped with survival the abundance of crabs
so glad you stayed with us saturday morning, 6:50 is the time. sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse of the temple university camera overlooking the great city of philadelphia. if you want to escape the sun this afternoon, the movie theater offers a cool option and a couple of new films to help you escape the heat. here's karen rogers with what's new this holiday weekend. >> reporter: the holiday weekend offers big new films at the theaters. first up x men apocalypse is the latest in the super hero franchise. he has four principle followers. four horseman of the apocalypse.
>> reporter: it refers to the first and most powerful he is disallusions with the state of the world. they create a new world order that he reign over as the fate of the earth hangs in the balance, raven leads a team of young xmen to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete construction. alice through the looking glass is the sequel to the alice and wonder in land. alice returns to the world of wonderland after slipping through a mirror. she finds things are going very, very wrong with the hatter who is acting madder than usual. alice turns to time himself to fight his warmings that alice can't win a race against time
and can't change the pass. they borrows a time device that everyone including the banished red queen wants and winds up returning to the past. don't forget you can find out where any of these films are playing by using your cell phone at 6abc.com. have fun at the movies, karen rogers channel 6 "action news."
temperatures are. satellite and radar what we're watching for the second half of the weekend is this right here, the remnants of what she would soon be tropical storm bonnie. if it wasn't for this cold front that is approaching from the west. none of bonnie's moisture would make it to the north. it is being siphoned to the north because of the this cold front right here. here's bonnie or what she would be bonnie in the five or six hours. it's going to strike south carolina it's mainly a rainmaker. because of the front to the east it will draw the moisture from the storm to the north. sunday night into monday, the i-95 corridor from richmond to new york and hartford connecticut will see tropical downpours sunday night into monday. memorial day afternoon it will
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you. it is now, 7:00 a.m., saturday, may 28. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." hot holiday weekend. we're kicking off the summer season with summer-like temperatures. a big medical response briefly shut down a major south jersey highway following a crash. plus a motorcyclist is badly hurt after crashing on the boulevard overnight. first the long-awaited holiday weekend. we're kicking off the summer season and it is feeling like it. many across the delaware and lehigh valleys will spend the holiday weekend remembering our veterans particularly those who made the ultimate sacrifice. many will spend time at the jersey shore a respite from home and work.