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good morning at 6:00 o'clock on this friday, july 8th, tam's off, erin o'hearn joins us. we will continue to follow breaking news out of dallas texas. >> somebody turnaround and you hear boom, bam. i hear boom, boom, boom. >> gunfire erupted during a police protest in dallas and five officers are dead and other six wounded. >> full coverage of is what happening coming up in a few moments but first a prehe view you of weather and traffic with david murphy and matt pellman filling in for karen. >> good morning. we are off to a warm, muggy start in the region. take a look one more day for excessive heat warning. it is expect to fire at 6:00 o'clock tonight but between now and then we are building heat and humidity again in the central counties in particular and heat index will make it feel like 100 in urban centers this afternoon. satellite showing a lack of real significant included cover so we have boiling sun early, and then cloud will thicken up. we have eyes on possible thunderstorms developing later this afternoon. 78 degrees is your current temperature. it is muggy.
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seventy-three in allentown. seventy-five in wilmington. seventy-six in cape may. dew points are over 70 and much of the region and that is an indication of oppressive humidity. as you head out 80 degrees by 7:00 getting that morning run in. that is time to do it. eighty-seven by ten. by noon 91. your high will be 94 degrees. during the afternoon drenching thunderstorm or two is possible and some could feature gusty wind. is there one part of the area that is focal point and matt pellman when i step inside we will talk more about. that we will have weekend call, still muggy tomorrow but not as intense. >> glad is there relief on the way on that front. i'm not sure there is much relief on the way anytime soon for poor riders of the septa regional rails. it has been a hard week for so many of them with huge delays and overcrowded trains. well, we have gotten used to these new schedules that resulted from the problems that they found with the structure of the cars. this morning once again we expect delays, although so far we have not really seen any,
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worst one is in five minutes. but of course we will keep you posted. we have been watching a motorcycle accident here on the boulevard extension shall northbound side just north of the ridge avenue, on ramp. it is mostly off to the side right there behind the tree and at this point delay that we have had headed northbound thinned out from the schuylkill. we're looking better on the northbound side of the boulevard even though crash is still out there. not bad so far this morning on the vine street expressway, there was no overnight construction, construction closures will resume next week but for now you're good to go on 676 the vine. in horsham down pole from the overnight crash is still closing county line road near meeting house road, stay up on street road on this friday morning. matt and erin. lets get to our breaking news. dallas police are working to secure downtown area where shots rang out at the end of the police brutality protest. >> five officers are dead and six were injured. some suspects are in custody but police think that there could be more at large. >> "action news" reporter
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catherine the scotties gathering break goatee tails live from the satellite center, catherine. >> reporter: matt and erin officials say gunman tried to kill as many officers as possible, five officers have died, and six more have been shot, one civilian was shot as well. president obama says he has been on the phone with the mayor of dallas and offered federal assistance to the city. >> this just came out of no where. >> reporter: hundreds gathered in downtown dallas in peaceful protests over deadly police shootings in louisiana and minute so the a then came wrapped gunfire shortly before 9:00 p.m. central time. >> thirty lease turned around, and he got hit, boom, bam. boom, boom, boom. kept going. she got up and kept running. >> police took three suspects in custody overnight but unclear how many are involved. police say two were snippers who fired ambush style from an elevated position. they were in a long standoff negotiating and exchanging fire with the fourth suspect
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in a downtown parking garage. that fourth suspect told negotiators that there were bombs planted all over downtown dallas and that more officers would be wounded. bomb squads are searching the area. >> we have asked that you give our officers strength to catch these suspects. >> reporter: this was the deadliest singal tack on law enforcement since 9/11 when 72 officers died according to the national memorial fund for officers. the president addressed the violence from poland this morning. >> according to police there are multiple suspect, we will learn more, about their twisted motivations. but let's be clear there is no possible justifications for these type of attacks or any violence against law enforcement. >> reporter: standoff was at four suspects is now over and police have not confirmed the condition of that suspect. we are live from the satellite center, katherine scott, channel six "action news". erin. now, this is today's cover
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of the dallas morning news, obviously we know there are five dead now but many newspaper will look like this on this somber day. dallas area wrapped transit police officer received comfort at baylor university hospital, emergency room entrance, a fellow officer killed was identified as four three-year old brent thompson who joined the department in 2009. identities of the dallas police officers have not been release. mass shooting in dallas happened as police brutality protest was wrapping up. people in cities across the country including philadelphia have expressed outrage over the two separate police shootings earlier this week that left two african-american men dead. "action news" reporter annie mccormack is live at philadelphia police headquarters with that part of the story, annie. >> reporter: matt, you are right, there were protest as cross the country including one right here in philadelphia. thankfully the one here began and ended peacefully. here in philadelphia on thursday night local activist, and leaders in town for ame
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church convention rocked city streets voicing their concern protesting peacefully. shooting deaths of the three two-year old philando castille anal ton sterling by law enforcement happened just days apart and both were recorded. castille was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop in minute so the a his girl friend streamed the aftermath live on facebook. in louisiana day before police responding to a 911 call about a man brandishing a gunshot and killed sterling. afterward police pulled a gun from his pocket. >> whenever you have what happened in baton rouge and minneapolis, you have to say you have to do something. >> did you ever think you are that department that can't be impact by that? that is your personal mistake. you just hope that if something tragic happens in your department that you established relationships that will stop unfortunate incidents throughout your neighborhood. >> reporter: here in the city of philadelphia, there are a
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variety of protest that is happened frequently downtown in center city, often at peak rush hour times. our police are making sure not only police are safe and even protesters and citizens that are part of the protests. we are beginning to wonder how moving forward they will handle protests including the ones that will happen during the dnc convention where we're hoping to find out those answers later today. reporting live outside philadelphia police headquarters, annie mccormack for channel six "action news". back to you. "action news" has you covered on line and social media we have been updating this breaking story on facebook all morning. our team posted several videos and pictures of the chaos in dallas. be sure to follow us on facebook and twitter for any update on this deadly police shooting. airport nearby will begin offering flights to cuba, possibly as soon as the fall. maribellies live with the our market watch report. >> stocks got mixed reviews as investors await june jobs
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report. economist expect labor market rebounded in june, they forecast 177,000 jobs were created last month. right now futures pointing to a higher open now. eight u.s. airlines have won approval to fly to had van a american airlines was the big winner getting a travel to operate five flights from the city, delta and jet blue will operate one each from new york's jfk and united will fly daily from new jersey, newark international. that is latees from business, now back to you matt and erin. >> thanks, maribell. david murphy, it will be hot again. >> hot and humid. excessive heat warning does not expire until 6:00 this evening as we look outside, we have dry conditions this morning on storm tracker six live double scan taking a further look outside. we are looking at skies six and sunnies break go through early clouds over center city. unfortunately it is warm and muggy, again heading for a hot, humid afternoon. 78 degrees is your current temperature. seventy-three allentown. seventy-five wilmington. seventy-four this trenton.
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seventy-six down the shore for the early morning muggy stroll on the boardwalk. looking at satellite on future tracker six there isn't a whole lot going on. maybe a few cloud during the morning hours. then during the afternoon cloud are probably going to thicken up a little bit and at the same time future tracker indicate something spotty but potentially drenching thunderstorms developing in this humid air mass. this is 3:00 he clock view. i cannot guarantee only thing happening is over here by the shore but this give you an indication that there is definitely enough humidity out there to develop a drenching storm. by three or four or five or 6:00 o'clock we have more spotty activity filling in. there is a bit more possible straight through the evening up until ten or 11:00 o'clock tonight. there are storms that develop west of philadelphia, there is actually another component where we have a slight risk of these developing strong damaging win gusts as well. what we are seeing is just lightening and drenching downpours and gusty wind but further west, the berth chance of a damaging storm. lehigh valley today 92, still
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hot and humid just like last couple days. spotty thunderstorm possible and that heat index value in the upper 90's. down the shore that is where we will get relief, once again, mid 80's, uv index is high. don't forget about the sun screen. warmer down in, delaware, and 73 in the the ocean off our delaware beach. back inland though it the is oppressive again. hot and humid, mixture of sun increasing cloud. feeling like 100 this afternoon. again, spotty storms are possible. seventy-seven is the overnight low, we will get an evening thunder storm but after that it is warm, sticky again. then we will get in the weekend and things do change a little bit for saturday. first of all we're still going to be warm and very, very muggy. is there still a chance of the spotty shower or then are storm. future tracker six showing you this. it is not every where. you can get gusty drenching thunderstorms. it will be very humid tomorrow even all the way up until 5:30 or 6:00 when we are trying to get rid of the thunderstorms.
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but high temperature will get in the upper 80's in all likelihood in philadelphia. it is not as intense, of a heat but just sticky. for poconos eight , four warm afternoon thunderstorm possible. eight on storm on saturday but much nicer, 73, breezy on sunday. at the shore humid, sun and cloud, thunderstorm cannot be ruled out tomorrow. much more comfortable on sun take with that high of 86. heading to the union this weekend cool drinks at saturday night game and it will be warm, humid and we will see a thunderstorm in chester. your exclusive seven day to day's high in philadelphia 94. oppressive humidity but heat warning dozen at 6:00 because tomorrow it will be warm, still humid, but a high of 88, not as intense. thunderstorms today and tomorrow. sunday in philadelphia breezy, much nicer, 86. monday and tuesday are pretty nice summer afternoon. the tuesday is looking like the hot identify but it is really wednesday with the humidity building back in and it does look sticky but both wednesday and thursday, next week. >> thanks, david.
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>> 6:11. our breaking news coverage of the mass police shooting in dallas continues next. snippers pick off officers high above, over police brutality. vice-president biden hits the campaign trail with hillary clinton. we will tell you where they will be later today, matt. hitting 422, no big delays here yet, erin by saint gabriel's curve but there will be sun glare to contend with in a little bit. we have other issues on 422, we have a crash this salem county, we will tell you all about it when "action news" continues on this friday morning.
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here's what we know a fifth officer has died from a snipper shootings during a police brutality protest in downtown dallas. another six officers were wounded plus a civilian. the hundreds of people were protesting this weeks police shooting near dallas city hall when shootings began. police say three suspects are in custody, the last word we have is a fourth suspect was in a standoff having exchanged gunfire with police in the downtown area. president obama a called these attacks vicious, calculated and despicable. >> certainly a sad day for law enforcement and entire country. we will head over to mountain math pellman with the latest look on the road. >> we have been watching a crash in salem county, matt and erin, south wound side of 295 by route 48.
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it has had the right lane block. the just 45 miles an her there heading southbound, through salem county toward delaware memorial bridge. stay southbound on the new jersey turnpike instead, and mid 60's so that might be a better bet. but in burlington county on the southbound turnpike speed are in the 20's. i have been telling you about the construction that was going on there southbound between, exit five and four. that construction has cleared now, but there is a couple minutes late when they pick it up they had to stop for traffic. the things are slow now. on the southbound side of the new jersey turnpike there in burlington county. but we're looking better on the roosevelt boulevard extension here in east falls northbound motorcycle crash just north of the ridge avenue has clear. everything is reopen. go ahead and use it. check it off the list. going in to break i mentioned a couple problems on 422. one is construction debris eastbound approaching 29, collegeville, watch out for that heading toward oaks and king of prussia westbound there is actual construction going on out around sanatoga and that is lasting until nine
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with a lane blocked this morning. then during midday starting at 9:00 they will have traffic stoppages in the ongoing zone out around stowee. that is not the best place to be during the midday. the right now county line road remains close in horsham because of the down pole from an overnight crash. street road or moreland avenue to get around. that my friend kevin on facebook let me necessity today there be a funeral at croyden fire company in bucks county. one of their members passed away last week. from 11 and 3:00 watch out for restrictions and heavy traffic on state road, caesar avenue and christie avenue. erin. a swim in the delaware river led to the tragic death of the 16 year-old boy. he went under water near delaware avenue and beach street yesterday and did not the resurface for at least 45 minutes. he was swept a mile downstream to the area near ben franklin bridge. philadelphia police are warning that this area is not safe for recreational swimming. race for white house will include several stops in pennsylvania today,
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presumptive democratic nominee hillary clinton and vice-president joe biden will be in scranton at noon. the clinton will visit philadelphia tonight. state department says it will reopen its investigation in the clinton's handling of the classified information, while as secretary of state. state says it is resuming probe now that the justice department decided not to pursue a criminal investigation. donald trump will deliver a speech in my am toy day. presumptive g.o.p. nominee was in washington to meet with republican lawmakers yesterday. many continue to feel uncomfortable with the billion air businessman as their parties presidential nominee. a number of the republican senators withheld their support after what was described as a tense meeting. 6:18. our coverage continues of the deadly ambush on police in texas. we will get another check of weather and traffic when "action news" comes right back.
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resident of the southeastern taiwan are bracing for bigger punch from a powerful storm, super typhoon nepartak slammed in the island nation yesterday but the eye wall of the storm has not yet made land fall. heavy rains are already lashing the country. it is a category four packing maximum sustain wind of 150 miles an hour. >> we're all glad to see this week come to an end. it has been a rough one on a number of front including traffic and transit front this morning. heading to the airport so far so good on the platt bridge, later on we will have midday construction on the eastbound side, coming away from the airport, so at that point you might want to head for girard point bridge along i-95 northbound instead. getting word of the the new down tree in upper providence montgomery county blocking the lane on cider mill road but construction on 422 eastbound by route 29 has cleared and i
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have been watching train view like a hawk, so far this morning, some delays cropping up between five and ten minutes. unfortunately david, we will know they will own get worse. commuters are in for a warm, muggy start, hot and humid finish. 79 degrees by 7:00. by 10:00 o'clock 84. sun mixing with increased clouds through the morning and afternoon. ninety-four is your high at 3:00 but once again we have excessive heat warning in effect until 6:00 tonight. this afternoon heat index values will make it feel like 100. we are on the look out for some drenching downpours producing thunderstorms in spots this afternoon. trying to get away from the muggy, hot humid air mass it looks like green aircraft in the airport. no major delays. some fog has developed in chicago however that could be a problem later on. earlier rain in boston appears to be clearing up. matt. >> thanks, david. >> mega millions jackpot continues to grow, brisk ticket sales pushed prize to 540 million-dollar. the last time someone hit mega millions jackpot was back in
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we have new video just from this morning's breaking news story in dallas texas. >> fellow police officers lined up outside a hospital standing at solute, they also held a moment of silence for collogues they have lost and for those fighting for their lives. well, before the shootings in dallas beyonce added her voice to those speaking out against recent police shootings. unaudible >> the singer paid tribute to the victims of police brutality during a show yesterday in scotland. beyonce also issued a statement on her web site urging fans to contact their local politicians. time is 6:26. president obama has just made a statement on the dallas
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deadly ambush kills several dallas police officers, snippers picking them off one by one. and that is the jarring sound of a gunfire that killed at least five officers in the line of duty. it is 6:30 on on this friday, july 8th, tam's off. we have continuing coverage. but first a quick check of weather and traffic. matt pellman is in for karen and here's meteorologist david murphy. >> weaver bone more day of excessive heat. saturday will be muggy but not as hot.
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excessive heat warnings expires at 6:00 o'clock tonight. between now and then look for it to be muggy and in the afternoon hot, hazy and humid with heat inn text values of 100 again in urban centers. satellite shows you that there is a lack of cloud cover over in the east and most areas right now, thicker cloud out to the west will move in later on and then, we will keep an eye on showers and thunderstorms north of the pittsburgh. we will see some of that later this afternoon. 78 degrees is current temperature, it is muggy. seventy-three in allentown. seventy-four trenton. seventy-five wilmington. seventy-five in cape may. dew points in 70 across the region as an indication of the oppressive humidity still hanging around the region. if you are off for a run, earlier the better. 7:00 o'clock 80 degrees, muggy. eighty-seven by ten. in the 90's in the afternoon with a high of 94. again feeling more like 100. there is a chance of the drenching downpour producing spotty thunderstorm. not everybody sees these today but those that do please take cover because it will dump rain and we will have
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lightening and gusty wind, as well. again tomorrow is muggy but not as hot. sunday really feels better. matt, we will have details on that coming up. >> we have been feeling bad for regional rail riders this week as it has been a very tough week with long delays, and very crowded trains. this morning we have been watching train view on septa.org which you can do too. so far it looks like all delays are under ten minutes but, of course, as hours continue we do expect those delays to grow and we expect trains to be overcrowded and probably need to bypass stations close to the city as they have the last few days. of course we will keep you posted. on i-95 southbound we are starting to see a five minute delay approaching cottman it does not look too bad. sometimes friday mornings during the summertime some people take off work. volleys a little bit lighter. so far this morning we have not seen any huge delays on the roadways. we did have a motorcycle crash here on the northbound side of the roosevelt boulevard in ease falls, that is gone now, as is our broken down vehicle further north at whittaker avenue but we have a down pole from the overnight crash in
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horsham. the county line road remains shut down, take street road or moreland avenue to get around it. we had a crash in montgomeryville that popped up and cleared out quickly near ruby tuesday's along 309 at cow path road. tree limb in the roadway in upper providence at cider mill road pushed out of the way as of our construction debris by 29. we have that crash in salem county on 295 southbound. so still slow there on this friday morning. matt and erin. thanks, matt. we will follow tragedy out of dallas texas. snippers fired at officers during police brutality protest. eleven officers were shot. at least five were killed. >> three suspects are in custody and fourth person engaged, authorities in tense standoff. >> catherine scott, gathering later developments live from the satellite center, catherine. >> reporter: these officers were targeted. one of the suspects told police there were bombs planted all over the downtown area. i can tell thaw several sweeps have been conduct.
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no bombs were ever found. protests had been peaceful, hundreds the gathered in downtown dallas last night, to protest deadly police shootings in louisiana and minute so the a then came the gun fire, shortly before 9:00 p.m. central time. >> i'm still kind of startled. as you know, being in the front, it is look gunshots were coming at us. >> i was screaming, run, run, run. active shooter. run, run, run. >> reporter: police say they were snippers firing ambush style from the elevated position. they were in a long standoff negotiating in exchanging fire with the fourth suspect in the downtown parking garage. that fourth suspect told negotiators that there were bombs planted all over downtown dallas. and that more officers would be hurt. bomb squad are searching the area. this was the deadliest singal tack on law enforcement since 9/11 when 72 officers died according to the national law enforcement officers memorial fund. the president addressed the
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violence from overseas this morning. >> i believe i speak for every single american when we say we are horrified over these events, and that we stand united with the people and the police department, in dallas. >> reporter: again, 11 officers shot in dallas, five of them were killed, one civilian was shot and injured, as well. the standoff with that fourth suspect is now over and there is no word on the condition of that suspect. live from the satellite center, catherine scott for channel six "action news", back to you. more breaking news here word of another police involve shooting overnight. police in toms river, new jersey shot a man touring a search of the wooded area. no officers were injured, the shooting happened around midnight on the 100 block of haines road. neighbors reported seeing a suspicious vehicle there. police are looking for a second vehicle described as a dark colored suv. man who was shot is being treated at a nearby trauma
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center. tensions between police and public have been reaching a boiling point in the wake of the two deadly shootings in just days. let turn to annie mccormack live outside police headquarters with the local protests and officer reaction. annie? >> reporter: and erin, before that deadly attack on police officers in dallas during a protest there were a number of peaceful protests across the country that included right here in philadelphia last night. here in philadelphia, thursday night, local activist and faith leaders in town for ame church convention brought to city street voicing their concerns protesting peacefully. shooting deaths of the three two-year old philano castille and 37 year-old alton sterling by law enforcement happened days apart and both were recorded. castille was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop in minute so the a his girl friend streamed the aftermath live on facebook and louisiana day before police responding to a 911 call about
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a man brandishing a gunshot and killed sterling? afterward police pulled a gun from his pocket. >> whenever you have what happened baton rouge and minneapolis you have to do something. >> did you ever think you you are that department that cannot be impacted by that? that is your personal mistake. you just hope that if something tragic happens in your department that you established relationships that will stop unfortunate incident throughout your neigh hoods. >> reporter: and commissioner ross speaking last night. today many questions for police about how they will move forward handling protests in center city. there have been a number of them in recent weeks during peak rush hour times in the heart of the city and also in the past couple of months and dnc convention is coming but in light of what has happened in dallas many are wondering how they will handle those protests moving forward. reporting live outside philadelphia police headquarters, annie mccormack
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for channel six "action news". >> working on it already, thanks, anni. >> delaware county police officer shot on the job and survived an ambush spoke exclusively to "action news" about his brush with death. police say canty island shot folcroft police officer chris dorman seven times last month as the 25 year-old was responding to a drug call. dorman managed to get on his radio and call for help. >> one through my nose and came out my cheek. i didn't know it at the time but one hit my chest where my badge is and my shirt. >> there are more surgeries ahead for officer dorman but he is expect to make a full recovery. dorman says he loves being a cop despite the dangers. glad to hear good news about his full recovery. yes, no doubt. we are making a semi full recovery over next 48 hours from our heat, but still excessive in terms of the heat abe humidity. storm tracker six live double scan shows us we are dry. we have sunshine over the horizon. down the shore still looks
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like it is cloudy but you you can see blue showing through every now and then. we are looking at a fair amount of early sunshine day with clouds increasing, later in the day and then we are watching thunderstorms. 78 degrees, is your current temperature, dew point up over 70 in philadelphia, and across much of the region. that is an indication, of oppressive humidity that is still in place this morning. wind southwest not that strong at 8 miles an hour. future tracker six showing you sun and clouds mix. we will get to midday, more of the same. during afternoon hours, one or two or 3:00 o'clock we will see showers and thunderstorms develop. and then in this humid air mass, like yesterday, anything that does form, even though it will be fairly spotty could open up a very big downpour for you. of course we will get lightening fit is a thunderstorm and gusty wind ahead of the rain. cannot guarantee at 3:00 this is where it will be but it is an indication of a humid air mass and if anything does pop it can be a drencher. we will see a couple more, for 6:00 o'clock. we will get in the evening hours, couple more are
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possible. if you happen to be west of philadelphia, you have a little better chance of seeing a strong gusty thunderstorm, the kind that could produce wind damage or hail. this is a large area have slight risk placed by national weather serve that is goes all the way out past pittsburgh. we are on the eastern edge of it but again, north and west of philadelphia would be better chance of the strong gusty thunderstorm. they will all be drenchers though. eighty-one by 8:00. eighty-seven by ten. by noon 91. your high will be 94 right where we wound up yesterday, heat index values making it feel like 100. high temperatures across the region 94 in philadelphia. ninety-three in wilmington. lower 90's in trenton, allentown, reading, lancaster and millville and down the shore we will get relief with highs in the mid 80's once again today. uv index though is running high so don't forget about that. little bit warmer getting down into rehoboth beach and bethenny beach and it will be muggy on the beach too not as intense with the humidity but muggy and you will want cool drinks by the water. on saturday, starting in the
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morning and going up until midday, it will be a very muggy day, with high humidity, and temperatures won't be as hot though so that is good. but with the cold front out to the west once again there is a chance of pop up, drenching shower or thunderstorm. not everybody sees these but those that do will be really pounded with rain for a half an hour or something like. that of course there will be lightening and gusty wind with these storms as well. by 6:00 we are getting close to having it over. by 9:00 o'clock it will be dry and we might start to see that humidity go down. tomorrow will be very, very sticky just not as hot as today. forty-eight in the poconos today. muggy a warm afternoon with a thunderstorm around. saturday humid isolated thunderstorm but sunday cool breeze develops and we will see 73 in the the mountains. very nice day. down the shore mug toy day. eighty-five, 88 tomorrow humid but then sunday 86 partly sunny and not as humid. in philadelphia the same story, today oppressive, 94, lots of humidity.
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some thunderstorms around in the afternoon and then warm and still humid on saturday with thunderstorms possible but the excessive heat warning would be over because our highs will get to 88. then on sunday breezy, much nicer with a high of 86 and lower humidity. couple nice summer days on monday and tuesday, it looks like it will be hot by tuesday, and then unfortunately it is looking like wednesday and thursday and probably friday as well we will build heat and humidity right back in. >> 6:41. police under attack. our breaking coverage of the massacre of police this dallas continues next. philadelphia is about to take center stage in the political scene, we are learning about moore on how it might impact you during the dnc. getting around chester county not too bad this morning, as we look live at 30 bypass close to coatsville eastbound drivers will contend with the sun glare but so far in big delays. we will check delays on i-95 and schuylkill and upcoming closure in chester county when "action news" continues on this friday morning.
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we continue to follow breaking news at least five officers are dead and another six were wounded in dallas. police say at least two snippers opened fire during protests over police brutality last night. authorities also engaged in a standoff with the gunman in the downtown parking garage. our abc affiliate in dallas says that gunman was killed. three other suspects are in custody. hundreds of people gathered in downtown dallas to protest deadly police shootings in baton rouge, louisiana and
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near st. paul, minnesota. >> now we will head over to matt pellman with the latest on the commute this morning. >> not the news you want to wake up to on a friday morning but good morning to you matt and erin. looking live outside live at the schuylkill expressway, we have building volume. little bit of sun glare as well but not a awful ride. we thought we spotted a disabled vehicle on the eastbound side just past conshohocken but doesn't look like it is there now. eastbound is sluggish from the blue route in the curve and then again past boulevard into girard. westbound starting to backup from city avenue out toward gladwynn but speed in the 30's. not terrible. i-95 south just 17 miles an hour, betsy ross bridge into girard but no slowing around cottman which is indicative of the fact that volleys a little bit lighter than normal. but we do expect volume later on heading over to the bb and t pavilion in camden because the tourist back there over at 11:00. during later part of the rush would i look out for traffic on the ben franklin bridge heading in to camden. in horsham we still that have
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down pole from the overnight crash, blocking off county line road near meeting house. stay up on street road or moreland avenue as alternate around that. also still some construction going on until 9:00 this morning on 422 westbound, near sanatoga, and then during the midday hour around stowe, we will have some 15 minute traffic stoppages. don't want to be on that stretch of 422 during the midday hours. and this weekend in lenape road route 52 is closing all weekend starting at 6:00 tonight for resurfacing work. take 926, street road to get around that lenape road closure. we have been watching a crash in salem county on 295 southbound, as you head toward the delaware memorial bridge, right lane is out. come down new jersey turnpike instead, speeds there are in the mid 60's. erin? >> matt, thanks very much. new this morning wilmington police are investigating three shootings that happened within hours of one another. latest gunfire broke out on the 400 block of east 12th street right across from the
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howard career center late last night. police were in the area investigating an earlier shooting. the 27 year-old victim is in critical condition, no arrests have been made. three hours earlier, officers were fragged down to help a 26 year-old shooting victim. police say two men ambush him at his front door on west third street. victim was struck once in the back of the leg and is stable. twenty-nine suspects fled on foot. the attacks in dallas will undoubted increase concern over protest that will take place during the democratic national convention in philadelphia later this month. this map released yesterday shows impacted areas of south philadelphia surrounding the sports complex. road closures start saturday, the 23rd from packer avenue down to the navy yard. unlike papal visit all major highways will remain opened to pass eveninger cars, but there will be restrictions for commercial vehicles. the secret service is only allowing people hoff credential toss visit the area around the wells fargo center. protesters will be directed to fdr park. 6:47. good morning america picks up
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our coverage of the dallas police ambush next but first another check of the weather, david? >> nothing showing on storm tracker six live double scan, drenching spotty thunderstorms are possible in some areas later today. i'll have your day planner forecast and we will track those numbers for you you. i have asthma... ...one of many pieces in my life. so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back on my long-term control medicine. i talked to my doctor and found a missing piece in my asthma treatment with breo. once-daily breo prevents asthma symptoms. breo is for adults with asthma not well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. breo won't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden breathing problems. breo opens up airways to help improve breathing for a full 24 hours. breo contains a type of medicine that increases the risk of death from asthma problems and may increase the risk of hospitalization in children and adolescents.
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time for a preview of good morning america. >> amy roback will continue our coverage of the massacre in dallas right after "action news". good morning, amy. >> we will, matt and erin. good morning to you as well as we are following that breaking
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news out of dallas. five police officers dead in coordinated ambush style shooting, snippers staking out above black lives matter protest following shooting death of the alton sterling and philano castille. one suspect is dead, three others in custody. we have live with full team coverage on good morning america. matt and erin, back to you. >> thanks, amy. we will see new a bit. >> let head outside in bellmawr camden county, delays haven't been terrible. we are looking live here by creek road. you are moving okay up toward walt whitman bridge and moving better in horsham. we have word that county line road has reopened, and they have cleared down pole from the overnight crash there. we are starting to see delays on those septa regional rails. i will run down which ones are running behind in just a couple minutes, david. >> on the big board, matt, it will be a hot and humid one. we have excessive heat warning until 6:00 this evening. 81 degrees by 8:00. eighty-seven by ten. if you have to do errand early is better than later.
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this afternoon we will see high of 94. it will be hot and humid. that 94 at 3:00. then heat index will make it feel like 100 in urban centers. we are looking at the chance of the pop up then are storm this afternoon that could produce gusty wind in some cases but erin drenching downpours part of the package there. >> we will watch out for that. thanks. intimidating scene for wedding singer in florida as she tries to belt out a version of the bon jovi's classic living on the prayer. that is because john bon jovi was front and center. one joe friday new jersey was a guest at the wedding. after a while he decided it was best that he take the mike >> ♪ >> if you want to sing along. entire wedding party and their guest were in a giant sing a long
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priorities usa action is responsible top stories at 6:55. police in dallas say five officers were killed and two snippers were ambushed them during a peaceful protest last night. another six officers were wounded. three suspects are in custody. our dallas abc affiliate said a fourth suspect who exchanged gunfire with police was killed. activist, clergy members and residents peacefully marched through center city yesterday evening. they were protesting fatal police shootings of black men
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earlier this week in baton rouge and in minute so the. delaware county police officer who was shot seven times on the job spoke exclusively to "action news" about his brush with death. officer chris dorman says he loved being a cop, despite the dangers. starting to see delays on the septa regional rails on the paoli thorndale line, wilmington newark line and airport line, train 411 is running express from glenside into temple. new crash in chester county here on the 30 bypass eastbound by 340, left lane is without that vehicle facing sideways, david. another hot one with a high of 94. record high is 100. when you factor in the humidity which is way up there it will feel like 100 and still muggy tonight. but excessive heat warning we have been dealing with for three straight days does finally expire at 6:00 o'clock tonight. guys, saturday will be oppressively humid but not as hot so we will have more. our coverage continues with what is happening in dallas and what will happen on good morning america, that is
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good morning, america. breaking overnight, ambush in dallas. snipers open fire on police taking aim from high above. >> shots fired. >> hitting 11 officers, at least five killed. some in critical condition, a mom trying to protect her children also shot. >> go! >> people running for their lives ducking behind cars for cover. >> the kret scene unfolding at a peaceful protest against those fatal police shootings. >> plan to injure and kill as many law enforcement officers as they could. >> one suspect surrounded by police exchanging gunfire. others in custody as police search for more accomplices and possible bombs. >> it's all come together in support of our police officers. >> the nation

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