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good morning, 6:00 a.m., monday, may 30th. the rain has washed out many memorial day events, but for others, the show mug on to honor -- must go on to honor our nation's war heros. david murphy has more on the remnants of bonnie. we have more on the rampage in texas including what saved an police officer's life. we'll have that, but first, david murphy has weather and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, it's muggy, and there's a chance we won't see
anything in the city. the showers that came down heavy at times overnight are pushing to the north an east of philadelphia. a couple of sprinkles here and there. parts of south jersey beautiful seeing a downpour, but it doesn't last that long. the bulk of the rain is pushing north. as we go through the rest of the day it looks like there's more of the rain angle toward the south jersey and delaware coastline. lewis, delaware, seeing this along with rehoboth beach. most of the rain will be east of philadelphia with a slight chance of a spotty shower or thunderstorm around regions from the shore. 71 degrees as i mentioned it is on the muggy side. you'll feel that as you step outside. 72 in millville. 65 in cape may. as we roll through the day it will be a warm afternoon. we'll have spotty showers in southeastern pennsylvania and south jersey and delaware. 1:00 p.m., 77 degrees under mainly cloudy skies and most of the region dry.
it's down in counties that abut the ocean and delaware bay, down south you have the best chance of on and off shower activity in the afternoon, but in atlantic city i could see it drying out around 3:00 p.m. 78 is the high. we're getting new model runs on on that all the time and we'll check out the rain at the coast and what your holiday and ceremony and barbecue weather look like as we go into the afternoon. that's coming up. i'm thankful that so many people have off this morning i'm sure they are, too. the roads conditions are not so great. we had an accident eastbound on the schuylkill expressway under 0th street station, can you see the puddle leftover from the overnight rains, we're seeing a bunch a bunch of those, you have to drop
the speeds, if you hit them you could lose control. getting world of a crash -- word of a crash of a an overturned vehicle southbound side between quakertown and lansdale. no judicious -- no injuries reported that's the 0 good news. reports of a downed tree at youngville road at evans road and crash in valley township brick road and glen crest road. in norwood delco, the crash on chester pike has been cleared out of the way. but we have high water in mount laurel a couple of roads shut down. you can see the precipitation coming down in that area. union mill road is closed. 38 is the alternate. thank you, matt. a lot of barbecues, and pool
parties are not happening today, but many marking the true reason for the holiday say they will honor our fallen miment come rain or -- military come rain or shine. katherine scott is live at the vietnam veterans memorial with more on what's going on today. >> reporter: there's been a huge improvement since we've been here, that may not be the case where you are, you may want to check on events. the vietnam veterans memorial at penns landing names of two philadelphia soldiers are being unveiled on the wall. the first additions in 13 years. over in new castle, the delaware national guard will unveil new signs naming its headquarter after former state attorney
general major beau biden, who died a year ago of brain cancer. vice president is expected to be there this afternoon. the action cam was around the area making stops in turnersville, blackwood and center city. black horse pike was shut down for an hour. with all the rain you could see early departures from the shore or other destinations today. we could see other ceremonies canceled or adjusted. the plan is the ceremony for the korean bar memorial at 11:00 a.m. and vietnam memorial at 12:30. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." steel peer was in full swing in atlantic city. families enjoyed a fun night
including the bensons from baer, delaware. we're having a wonderful time. the tanger outlets enjoyed holiday sales. a horse tossed a rodeo required off its back anded -- trampled the rider in front of a crowd. he was taken to the hospital and died at the hospital. lutz was from central pennsylvania and is parents were in the crowd and witnessed the accident. the markets were closed in observance of memorial day. if you were a veteran or -- if you're a veteran or on active duty with the military you can
get into the seaport museum for free. some area restaurants are offering discounts with military i.d. happening today, tropical depression bonnie is expected to make its way along the south carolina coast. new video shows rescuers using boats to save some people in the state from flooding. the more rain is expected as bonnie travels up the coast over the next few days. we'll be dealing with bonnie, in fact we have been this morning. >> reporter: we have remnant precipitation from bonnie. and bonnie is falling apart and by tomorrow will not have any impact on us in fact we'll have full sunshine. we have some precipitation ahead of a cold front. as i go in closer we're breaking this down. there are heavy cells training across areas south of medford
lakes and sliding closer to the shore. you see this area of precipitation moving through the ac expressway and in toward berlin. i know you're getting pounded with heavy rain right now. it's almost over it won't last all that much longer. it's the same with the stuff we see further to the south elmer and areas south of glassboro. there it goes, as we go out wider a couple of lighter sprinkles and showers is not having a greater impact. in a lot of cases we were looking at the heavier or more pronounced cells, it may be a while before we see the ponding and puddling getting off the roads, but we're seeing improvement. there's the airport it is still wet a lot of roads even if the active rain is starting to slow down. ponding and puddling you have to
be careful of that for the next couple of hours to give it a chance of rain. it's muggy. 67 in reading. 67 in trenton. 70 in wilmington. 72 in millville, new jersey. future tracker 6 picking up the precipitation pattern looks like it may be a new model run, between now and 9:00 we'll get into a lull where there could be a pop-up sprinkle or shower around, but we are seeing a breakup in the rain. later in the afternoon, up until noon you see how there is more shower activity and maybe a thunderstorm possible, especially in counties closest to the coast. i can't rule out something closer to philadelphia, but looks like there's a better chance the farther north you go through the region you may not be seeing anything for your barbecues or memorial day ceremonies. the shore could be getting
sprinkles and showers and spotty thunderstorms. yes there could be something around philadelphia but not as much. looks like after 5:00 p.m., the shore is drying out. that could happened by # 3:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. we could have a line of showers and thunderstorms that dip into the northern and western suburbs. up in the lehigh valley, 82 mostly cloudy and humid. probably dry for the most part. at the shore, 74 cloudy skies that's an area where you have on and off showers and maybe a spotty thunderstorm up until about the middle of the afternoon. in philadelphia, 78. mostly cloudy, a spotty shower mainly in the morning. the afternoon looks mostly cloudy, but probably dry for the outdoor functions. for the phillies tonight i think they get the ballgame in probably dry mostly cloudy, 75 for the first pitch an 70 in the 9th inning. the nats come to town. 78 is the high, rain early in
the day. tomorrow, the run returns, less humid, 85. wednesday, 81. thursday, 77, friday we could have a thunderstorm 76 and chance of pop-up shower or thunderstorm saturday and sunday. stories you didn't see last night including the alert restaurant customers who stopped a man from drugging his daylight. a company has a wake up call combining an alarm clock with the love of coffee. >> reporter: if you had the alarm clock on this morning, everything is fine heading in on 422 around the saint gabe's curve. social media has declared it the most powerful graduation
and ceremonies will go ahead rain or shine on memorial day. 6:15, 71 degrees. the roads may be problematic. >> reporter: yes, because of the puddles on the roads this morning, it's been a dies request start for sure -- dicey start for sure, matt and tam. a lot of you will be bidding the shorepoints farewell and making your way home. my feeling is that the trek will be staggered that's my hope. regardless, the ac expressway heading westbound by winslow. the crowds are light. heading eastbound to the shore today, i'm not sure i would with the weather, but the traffic is looking good at this point. for those who drive the ac
expressway westbound at the egg harbor tolls before the holiday weekend they finished up the repair work they -- after the big fire back at thanks. i want to update you on the bridge construction through tuckahoe. they have a lot of work to do on the bridge. it's along route 50 north of 49. in the summer, only new york gets -- only northbound traffic gets by. only the delaware memorial bridge we have four lanes being open heading into new castle county that will hope us out this afternoon. on friday, speeds are in the teens heading into delaware. coming back from the poconos there's an overturned vehicle crash on the northeast extension southbound one lane blocked
there, at this point no major delays. we're learning information about a deadly shooting rampage in houston. place say a man -- police say a man walked into a auto detail shop and began shooting killing a customer and injurying other people. the -- injuring other people. witnesses recalled their scramble to get away as the gunman ramadanly fired high powered -- randomly fired high powered rifles at them. he was shooting, i took off, he tried to aim for my car. >> reporter: for you? ah-huh. a deputy was shot several times in the chest but saved by a metal breast plate and bullet proof vest. the deputy who was shot in the
hand has been released from the hospital. they have no indication of the gunman's motive. a court hearing for a man accused of shooting a police officer during a traffic stop. the gunman shot jamie white in the faces a he walked up to the vehicle he pulled over on saturday. deputy is doing much better after surgery, but may lose his left eye. jeer jared garrett turn himself in last night. a harvard graduate reaches out to his classmates and tumbles as well. >> reporter: we have lingering shower activity this morning and at the shore you may be running into pockets of that in the afternoon. i'll have the day planner forecast next. >> reporter: in tech bytes, you don't need an echo to play with alexis is there's a web based
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him >> reporter: we have all sorts of traffic abnormalities today. this is the schuylkill expressway, not i-95. schuylkill expressway close to belmont avenue. nice light volume that's an abnormality we like. the roads are wet. we have big puddles to avoid this morning. lots of abnormalities on the mass transit as well. sunday schedules only septa. special schedules on njt and patco and dart buses are not running because of the memorial day holiday. >> reporter: pockets of rain came in overnight as expected. most of it is off to the north and west. parts of it is trailing through south jersey, these are quick movers coming in over the next 15 or 20 minutes. the rain in bucks and montgomery counties is lightning up at this point. the roads are wet and there could ponding and puddling where
the roads have not drained yet. for the rest of the morning it's spotty on and off precipitation. the better chance you have at the shore of seeing this. by the time we get in the afternoon we're looking at cloudy skies across the region and no rain spotty pockets. down the shore it last longer. 78 is the high today. if you have plans to get out to the store and maybe get the last minute barbecue supplies you forget. stam you can do that today. most of the area drying out this morning. thank you, david. alcohol abuse continues to be a drain on the american economy. a new report from the cdc said the total cost in 2010 is $249 billion. researchers say the economic recession and reactionary drinking was for the increase. binge drinking results in 88,000 deaths a year. penguins will do battle
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he recited the speech to perk up the audience and inspire them. he homes to become a fault member or administrators at a university you can listen to to him at 6abc.com. 6:28 meteorologist david murphy has the memorial day call from accuweather. that's coming up next. later a teen swimming in shallow waters is attacked by a shark. we'll hear from someone who saw it happen. max and i just discovered
news," a damp holiday. storm tracker 6 live is picking up tropical storm remnants that will be heavy at times. only "action news" a man gets shocked at a motel pool down the shore, so does the person who jumped into save him. vice president joe biden will spend memorial day in delaware for a special ceremony
paying tribute to his son. let's head outside to david murphy with his eye on accuweather and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: we have downpours that are gone, but cloudy across the region currently. storm tracker 6 live double scan a few neighborhoods are seeing lingering rain. you see some through central south jersey, heavy cells there, but they don't last all that long. the showers are breaking up north of philadelphia. light precipitation in central bucks and montgomery county. down in cape may county you can see additional showers beginning to move in. down the shore you have the best chance of seeing showers lingering in the afternoon. the rest of the us cloudy and maybe a spotty shower or two as we roll through the rest of the afternoon. you can get a sense of this on satellite. there's a chance of pop-up shower or thunderstorm across the region but most of the action will be down the shore.
71 degrees and muggy. 66 in allentown. 67 in trenton. 71 in wilmington. 65 in cape may for your early morning stroll on the boards. if you're working out today, 70 degrees by 7:00 a.m. spotty shower activity possible. 73 pretty much more of the same at 10:00 a.m. by noon most of the area beginning to dry out. 76 degrees 6:00 p.m., 76 degrees. down the shore we'll have showers through the afternoon and most of us will have a shot of pop-up showers, but mostly cloudy skies. when i come inside i'll show you future tracker 6 anne show -- and show you where the rest of the precipitation coming on the way. >> reporter: what you got matt? >> reporter: this guy flipped
around and up on the embankment. this is the schuylkill expressway eastbound past montgomery drive, you can see a couple of police officers on the scene. most of the activity at this point is confined to the shoulder and the embankment where that poor guy is stuck at the moment. but i would imagine once they get a tow truck in there and they try to pull him out, they will block the right lane maybe more. would you want for that as you travel eastbound on the schuylkill expressway toward center city. we're looking at a vehicle that flipped over on the northeast extension between quakertown and landsdale. the right lane is blocked and emergency crews on the scene there. a tree came down at unionville road at evans road. watch out for a crash at brick road and glen crest road. we have flooding issues in mount laurel, union mill road is shut down stay on 38 to get around thatment walton avenue is
closed. mount laurel road an at around that. crash on 42 southbound approaching 534, volume is light at this point we're not seeing delays associatedded with that. now the weather may have damped memorial day getaways, but some communities will pay tribute to our servicemen and women even if it's not outdoors. katherine scott is live at the vietnam veterans memorial at penns landing. katherine? >> reporter: matt, since we last spoke a shower did come through. a little unpredictable, but better than overnight. unpredictable, but it depends on where you are. we have heard of some cancellations, but here at the vietnam veterans memorial at penns landing there's a ceremony set to begin at 12:30. the namings of two soldiers are being unveiled on wall. master sergeant francis g.
corcoran and george l.wilson a graduate of frankford high school. the first additions to the wall in 13 years. in new castle today, the delaware national guard will unveil new signs naming the headquarters after former state attorney general and major beau biden. he was deployed to iraq in 2008 and died a year ago of brain cancer. the vice president is expected to be there, that is rain or shine. some events proceeding regardless of weather. others are moving indoors. it's been raining all night long, it's lightning up here we're seeing a passing shower. the action cam was out overnight around the area making stops in turnersville and blackwood and center city. black horse pike was shut down for an hour, this rain is a departure from the heat we've been seeing for the past few days. as it's coming to the end of the
weekend it is cutting some memorial day weekend plans short. today at penns landing, the plan is a ceremony at the korean war memorial at 11:00 a.m. and vietnam veterans memorial at 12:30. if you want to keep track of what's on and what's off. we have a list at 6abc.com you can check on it there. live in penns landing, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." thanks, katherine. president obama will lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier and deliver marks at arlington national cemetary. marriage flags have been placed in front of 200,000 headstones. investigators in wildwood crest are trying to figure out how a man swimming in a pool was shocked by electricity. ivan christopher martinez was standing nearby, he saw the man swimming in the pool he screamed and slump over in the water.
martinez jumped into aid him and was shocked, as well. by body couldn't stop shaking. what was going through your mind. i thought i wasn't going to be able to get out. a maintenance turned over the electricity and pulled greg subiszak from the pool. he was given cpr and is in critical condition. motel other than claimed the pool was inspected and says he suspected a short in a nearby lamp post. a reward is offered for information leading to the arrest of the person who set two dogs on fire. justice rescue is offering $1,000 for the information. the dogs were found still burning in an alley on the 28 hub block of west 6th street. officials say the dogs were inside a bag and maybe dead before they were set on fire. necropsies are planned to determine their cause of death. while remnants of bonnie
are making its way up the east coast, deadly flooding occurred in texas. families say this is the third time in a year flooding forced them to leave. farmers are trying to get cattle to higher ground. we're dealing with bonnie ourselves. >> reporter: yes we have a few showers around. storm tracker 6 live double scan is showing most of the rain that was coming down fast and furious has tapered off a little bit. while i show you the conventional view, some is creeping off to the north and east. some it is coming down heavily in glassboro and hammonton an south of berlin. if you get caught underneath this, it seems like a lot rain, but it's the tail end of what we had overnight for you. cape may county there's additional rain beginning to build back in along the coast of
cape may and steadier stuff south of lewis and across the delaware bay. it's areas down the shore where overall we'll see most of the rain the rest of the morning and into the first half of the afternoon. if you're southeastern pennsylvania and parts of south jersey a little closer to the delaware river and farther away from the shore, same story in delaware, i think most of the day is mostly cloudy. there is not that much additional rain on the way. memorial day doesn't look like a beautiful day with a lot of the clouds around and not a washout away from the shore. as we look outside we have cloudy skies over the commodor barry bridge. just along the chester waterfront this is one of the areas where we are in a lull currently. 71 degrees in philadelphia. the dewpoint is up at 69. very humid air out there, if you go out to do a run you'll sweat this morning. winds out of the west at 3 miles per hour. future tracker 6 showing between now and 9:00 a.m. we have a chance of getting into a lull
with just a couple of light sprinkles and showers around i-95. there could showers down the shore even though the model isn't showing it at 9:00 a.m. noon, on and off shower activity and maybe a thunderstorm mixed in at times. mainly at the shore. can't rule out something inland, but this is where the seat of the action will be. 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., the blips here and there. down the shore the better chance you have of light sprinkles and maybe a steadier shower mixed in. we get past 3:00 p.m., the shore will start to dry out. for the drive home it will be cloudy and maybe breaks in the clouds the farther north and west you go. 5:00 p.m., the last line of showers coming down toward the lehigh valley and areas north of philadelphia. looks like it dries out quickly and overnight we see the clouds break up a bit. temperatures will be warm, 73 by 10:00 a.m., 76 by noon. the high 78 degrees by 3:00 p.m.
as you just saw most of the rain early in the day, down the shore lingers in the afternoon and the rest of us looking at mostly cloudy skies for the memorial day. at the shore, not is a great beach day with -- not a great beach day, 76 degrees. up north we'll allow for a shower or thunderstorm in the poconos, 72 is the high there. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast shows a high of 78 in philadelphia. mostly cloudy skies, most of our rain on the early side. phillies play tonight i think they get that ballgame in. the sun returns tomorrow, less humid, 85. 81 and nice on wednesday and thursday also looking good, partly sunny and 77. next chance of instability comes friday as the frontal boundary approaches we get more clouds. there's a chance of a late day or evening shower or thunderstorm. saturday and sunday next weekend highs in the upper 70s, clouds and sun overall with a slight chance of a pop-up shower or
thunderstorm. thank you, david. 6:41. shark attacks a teen is pulled to the shore with serious injuries. >> reporter: we're watching a lot of this kind of stuff tam, big puddles after the heavy overnight rain. traffic i-95 by the airport is moving okay in large part because volume is very light. there's a crash on the schuylkill expressway and one on the nex. a man slips down three waterfalls and manages to survive. you'll hear from him later on "action news." 6:45 it is memorial day and
we're taking a live look at the battleship new jersey where a naturalziation will be taking place this morning. let's go over to matt pellman tough times on the roads. >> reporter: tough times where the drainage is not so hot, matt and tam. people are losing control. one of the accidents on the schuylkill expressway eastbound side a lincoln was facing the wrong way. they got the vehicle moved away everything is clear on the schuylkill expressway eastbound past montgomery dry. the road is starting to dry out. which is good news because apparently we can't drive on wet
roads this morning. northeast extension southbound side a vehicle flipped over an hour ago. the right lane is shut down. if you're making the treck back from the poconos watch for that. fire location in pennsberg sounds like the fire crews are pulling away at seminary street at 8th street. bucks county wires down at iron hill road. monroe township our lady of peace parish. wires came down at south main street at carroll avenue. you're seeing the rain on the ac expressway in the winslow area. it's damp, but volume is light. if you're coming back from the beach early, you're okay. tam? new this morning, witnesses in florida reported the frantic rescue effort after a child was
attacked by a shark. the 13-year-old suffered a bite behind the knee. another boy was near the victim in chest-high water when it happened. >> we were jumping around in the wave. we both went under and we came back up he said shark bit my leg, go go go. fellow vacationers rushed to help the child until a ambulance arrived. the injuries are not life life e threating. a 352-year-old guard received a package when he opened it exploded and he suffered burns on his hands and arm. a 100-year-old woman is having the best year ever. she got national attention when she danced with president obama and the first lady at the white house. she was honored at the
time for a preview of "good morning america." ginger zee joins us with a look at what's coming up after "action news." good morning, ginger. >> reporter: good morning, matt and tam, it's good to be with you all this morning. coming up on "g.m.a.," historic flooding in parts of texas claiming at least 6 lives. that where we'll have the latest
on the flash flooding of texas. and remnants of bonnie on the east coast. a shooting spree hits a neighborhood one suspect opening fire killing one and injuring several others. what was the motive behind the deadly attack. and the zoo horror row caught on camera authorities killing a endangered gorilla, how much danger was the child in. jack hanna joins us live. an incredible cinderella story alexander rossi winning the indianapolis 500. i had the honor of being at that race. please no indy racing on the roads this morning. it's wet and slippery. there's an accident at foss
avenue at the 101 trolley traction. we're starting to dry out i-95 south philadelphia by the sports complex we have the will lacrose championships going on at the linc. and phils game tonight at 7:05. it will be busy despite people being off from work. mass transit on send schedule for the holidays. >> reporter: we have a line ever showers coming through southern gloucester and camden county and burlington county. this is pushing toward the coast. behind it not a whole lot going on. in cape may county you are beginning to receive another batch of rain. most of the rain this afternoon will be over here not so much in the center of the region. it will be warm, mostly cloudy skies, showers possible on and off maybe a thunderstorm mixed in the morning and down the shore, it lingerses into half
way through the afternoon. high 78 degrees. matt, it's not out of the question we get holes in the clouds later today in some neighborhoods. a man who fell 670 feet down three waterfalls in washington state said he learned an important lesson. a photographer captured the moment he fell while hiking. he slipped on rocks and went over three waterfalls, but managed to swim to the shore. don't risk something that is so life threatening over something so small. it took rescuers nine hours to reach him. he suffered bumps and bruises and hyper they remember -- hype poe they -- shattered heel. welcome back here the top
down from the poconos on the northeast extension. >> reporter: high of 7 # degrees, lingering showers down the shore possible. have a great memorial day everyone, remember those who died for you. for matt pellman, david murphy, tamala edwards, i'm matt o'donnell. see you later. ♪ ♪ to the women who know what real values are, you inspire us to bring you real value every day.
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good morning, america. deadly floods kill at least six from texas to kansas. evacuations under way, as a strong rip current threatens the east and sharks attack on both coasts. >> he was like "shark! bit my leg! go, go, go! shark, he bit my leg!" >> now more severe storms and flooding on the way. will it be a memorial day wash out? weekend rampage. a deadly gun battle erupts in a neighborhood, leaving two dead and six injured. a shooter attacking at random. >> he was shooting and that's all you hear is pop, pop. >> police now searching for a motive. horror at the zoo. a 4-year-old falling 15 feet into an enclosure, grabbed and dragged by a 400-pound gorilla. a zoo worker killing the animal to save the boy. did he have to take the shot? ♪ running on empty