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you, it is 6:00 a.m. on this saturday, july 30. here's some of the stories we're following for you on "action news." an overnight fire in north philadelphia sends a 2-year-old child to the hospital. also, a police chase ends in a crash in south philadelphia following a shooting at a party. plus, the heat wave may be gone, but the humidity is back, and so is the chance for more thunderstorms. chris sowers joins us with the accuweather forecast to help you plan the weekend, heat is gone, now the rain is storm. >> reporter: the heat wave ended
by one degree. it's warm and humid out there. now we're talking about an unsettled pattern that started yesterday, actually it started thursday afternoon with the drenching downpours, we are expecting more downpours as we head into the afternoon and once again sunday. jersey shore, that's a beautiful view in cape may. lots of clouds this morning. the shorepoints might be the exception to the rule today you might escape the shower and thunderstorms. tomorrow is a different story, you might be on all right on the sand this afternoon. light rain in the poconos, everybody else ask dry. it's oppressively humid with high dewpoints in time low to mid 70s. glassboro, 76. gandys beach, 67 degrees. vineland, 67. smyrna and dover, 72. here's satellite and radar, right along the immediate coastline we're pretty much quiet from maine to the virginias and the carolinas,
showers and storms are possible this afternoon as a small little disturbance comes on through, with all the tropical humidity we'll see the drenching downpours and heavy rain. if you hear thunder, head on in doors. 87 degrees is the high, pulling back to 82. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll talk about the drenching downpours and who sees the heaviest and when they clear in the seven day forecast. >> new this morning, a 2-year-old child is recovering from smoke inhalation after being rescued from a house fire in north philadelphia. the fire started at 2:30 a.m. in the 2800 block of north pelsworth street. this morning it is not clear what started the fire. also new, two suspects in custody this morning after a shooting that happened in south philadelphia this led to a bad crash. police say it started at a party at the american legion post 153
in the 2400 block of passyunk avenue. the altercation spilled out into a nearby parking lot when someone started shooting hitting a man in the stomach. several cars were riddled by bullets. officers chased the car speeding away from the parking lot. the driver we are told jumped the curb and crashed. police are questioning two men, the victim is in critical condition. a man is in critical condition after being shot in the back in west philadelphia. this happened around 11:30 p.m. on the 300 block of north 52nd street. the victim was hit once in the back. all three shell casings were found at the scene and no arrests have been made. the drama and excitement of both political conventions now over and the race for the white house of course in full swing today democratic candidate hillary clinton and her vice president candidate tim kaine
are still in the keystone state they are stumping for votes in pittsburgh. that fold -- followed a kickoff rally at temple university. >> reporter: thousands screamed their ray approval when the clintons and the kaines took to the stage there. the idea was to throw red meat for the general election 100 days from now. >> i find it amusing when donald trump says make america great again. >> reporter: the toy factory is being lauded for creating jobs and investing in america. clinton said if elected her job plans would invest ten billion dollars to strengthen
communities like hatfield. >> more good paying jobs for rising incomes for more americans if you're willing to work hard you should get ahead and stay ahead. >> reporter: the bus tour will go into through pennsylvania and ohio. with voters angry at her and other washington insiders who are causing loss of jobs. >> america's best years are still ahead of us. >> reporter: clinton is hoping her message will resonate in eastern and central highway through which the trump campaign claims it's path to to victory. fbi is on the case of a hacking the commuter service for the clinton campaign.
clinton campaign says it was part of a broader hacker of the dnc. intelligence leaders say they are investigating, but there's strong evidence that russians may be behind the cyber intrusion. donald trump was on the attack during a rally in the battleground state of colorado. he told supporters in denver no more mr. nice guy, it was time to take off the gloves. in colorado springs trump criticized clinton's acceptance speech saying it was average and full of cliches. he encouraged the chant of lock her up. >> lock her up. >> you know what, i've been saying let's just beat her in november race, but you know what, no, no, you know what, i'm starting to agree with you, i'll
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virus. look at this right here, you can see what some people faced, heavy downpours caused massive flooding on roads and parking lots. some folks were barricaded in their homes after water filled their yards. crews urged everyone not to drive around barriers that were warning about flooded roads. sum -- county, tennessee, water flooded cars and carried them away. some of the water as receded. back at home we're tracking our forecast, chris sowers here, rain, but hopefully no flooding. >> reporter: thursday afternoon you were mentioning the heavy rain in a short period of time. we had 2 1/2 inches of rain in 45 minutes. we had good downpours here,
we'll see more downpours later this afternoon. hopefully we don't pick up the flooding, although that's a possibility of sky6 live hd philadelphia international airport, waking up to clouds, it's another oppressively muggy morning. man, do we need a break from the humidity. double scan live showing a couple of showers well north of philadelphia this morning. we're zoom into the poconos. there's mount pocono, there's lake harmony. everybody's else is dry. what a month it's been, july heat, the hottest day, 97 degrees. look at how many days we hit 90 degrees or higher, 15. on average in july we're supposed to see 11. we have a couple of more to go, but looks like we'll end the month out in the 80s. heat wave is three consecutive days of 90 degrees or higher. 15 days of 90 or higher. started out as 74. the normal is 69.
70 is for everybody, poconos, 65. reading an lancaster, 69. everybody else, 72 and 75. satellite and radar a little bit of patchy fog this morning. we'll see some sunshine to start, mixed with clouds, this disturbance here is west of pittsburgh that will swing through here with all the tropical moisture in the air, whatever sun we see will lead to the explosion of showers and thunderstorms. now, some of these could be strong to severe, good gust of wind, the biggest threat with the activity is going to be the drenching downpours. you can see the reds and the kind of purplish color starting to pop up on future tracker. that means heavy, drenching downpours. that will continue through the afternoon. the jersey shore looks like the activity will be too far to the west. if you're heading to the beach today, probably not see much in the way of sun, at least you'll stay drier. you're expecting to stay dry for the most part. this is sunday morning, more showers and thunderstorms
through the afternoon same thing, pop pop-up shower or thunderstorm is possible. overall it's a very unsettled weekend. it's not going to be a wash today or tomorrow, but everybody is fair game at any point in time for the pop-up shower or thunderstorm for the duration of the weekend. here's a look at the threat, lightning downpours and strong gusty winds on the high side, tornadoes on the low side. 87 in philadelphia. 85 in wilmington. trenton, 85. millville, 85. 82 a nice little sea breeze kicking in for the jersey shore. poconos race weekend, 75. heavy afternoon thunderstorms are possible today. still the threat for a shower or thunderstorm tomorrow, the temperature is 72. both today and tomorrow, oppressively humid in the mountains. for the jersey shore, clouds limited sun, but it looks like you'll stay dry, 82 today. sea breeze kicking in. sunday it's another humid afternoon, a couple of thunderstorms are possible, another high of 82.
the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 87, 87 this is average, 88 monday, heavy afternoon thunderstorms are possible again, but then the atmosphere begins to calm down, it quiets down and cools off, 84 tuesday, wednesday, delightful, 84. thursday, the humidity starts to creep up again. the temperatures start to creep up again, we get into friday and saturday and we are back in the 90s. 90 for friday, 92, 93 saturday. a cold front pushes in sunday, we cool back down into the 80s. if you have outdoor plans it's not a wash, but keep an eye to the sky after lunch. things could get stormy later on. >> 6:16 we're following breaking news for you this morning. this is a live picture right here, police on location of a home in the city's germantown section where a man is keeping police quite busy there. police have set up a perimeter out of precaution.
that home is two blocks down from where you're looking at right now. here's what we know as the story continues to develop this morning. police were called out at 5:00 a.m. they received a call from a woman who stated that her son burst into her home and demanded money from her, the mother ran screaming from the home to a neighbor's home where police were called. officers got to the scene as you see there, busy on the scene trying to deescalate the situation. they spoke to the mother, the 13-year-old sister inside the home. the brother inside the home with a gun refusing to leave the home. the police are surrounding the 5100 block of pulaski street. we'll watch the story throughout the morning and bring you updates as they become available.
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 6:23 saturday morning, is this going to be a beach weekend? that's the question as we head out of the month of july and get ready to move into august. temperatures down the shore are warm and humid. ocean city and margate. 70 degrees. later this afternoon you'll pick up a nice sea breeze that will keep the temperatures at bay, 79 or 80 for lbi. 82 in atlantic city. ocean city, 82. clouds and limited sun. very humid and the uv index because of the clouds is on the moderate side. the burn time is 35 minutes. cape may, 82. rehoboth beach 82. ocean off the coast of delaware beaches up to 74. jersey shore seas 2 to 3 feet. ocean temperature, comfortable, 70 to 72. burn index moderate. and the rip current index is on the low side. >> thanks for the update.
returning to sports, the phillies have a chance to recover after dropping the ball after a scare at the poconos raceway. here's ducis rogers with a look at saturday morning sports. >> reporter: good morning, the phillies exploded for 7 runs thursday night. offensive well ran dry last night. phils and braves. third inning tied at 1, 2-1 atlanta at that. the braves get solid defense from their short stop. hernandez robbed of a hit in the 7th inning. 2 on 2 out, phillies lose 2-1 they go 0-9 with runners in scoring position. eagles like darren sproles,
they have given him an extra year extension. the 33-year-old is a weapon in the return game. the birds feel fortunate to have him. >> you talk about leadership, work ethic, character and the productions he made the last two pro bowls, he is everything we want him to be. >> we look to a guy who comes to our nias a beast, man, all of us -- comes to our knees, he is a beast man, he is a tremendous asset to the team. >> nascar returns to the poconos this weekend. martin trips junior captured the poll. a scary scene at poconos last night. no brakes coming down pit road. two of his crew members go flying over the hood fortunately, he would walk away with no serious injuries.
knock on wood there, that's a look at sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself is terrific weekend. >> a gloucster county family is responsible for helping a family of ducks after they got stuck in the drain. >> the maintenance guy is coming to save the day. #play for the little ducklings. that was a moment there, "action news" viewer and her mom came to the rescue of three little ducklings in williamstown. they captured it on snap chat. we wanted to scare it with you. the maintenance man scooped the ducks out of the drain with a pool skimmer. >> thank you! you're saved! can you tell they were excited
state trooper is forced to fire his weapon after a suspect opened fire while the trooper responded to a 911 call. plus, a water main ruptures in northeast philadelphia forcing police to shut down parts of the roosevelt boulevard. dramatic rescue, a man is pulled from a sewer nearly two hours after he falls in. those stories, but first, chris sowers is tracking the forecast. rain in the future. >> reporter: downpours out there, it's a humid morning i'm sure you've been out there and felt that. the air is thick and tropical that will help to lead to the showers and thunderstorms later
on. now, it's not going to be a wash today or tomorrow. but if you have outdoor plans keep an eye to the sky here, because after lunchtime everybody is fair game for a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. we have showers well north and west of philadelphia this morning. we're zoom into the poconos. here's mountain pocono and here's lake harmony. every now and then this is generally light, but then there's a heavier spout of rain in that little cluster. it's extremely humid and we're seeing patchy fog. western chester consist, 2 miles or -- county, 2 miles or less. 3 miles in millville. 8 in philadelphia. dover, 73. trenton, 72. cape may, 72, as well. we'll start out with sunshine and clouds increasing.
1:00 p.m., 87. 3:00 p.m., same number, 5:00 p.m., 82. some of the storms could produce strong gusty winds and drenching downpours, gray? >> thank you so much. of 32:00 we want to -- 6:32 we want to get you caught up on breaking news. philadelphia police in the germantown section along pulaski street. the situation is over, there were no injuries reported. police got the call at 5:00 a.m. of a mother saying that her son stormed into the house with a gun and demanderred -- demanded money, the mother runs to a neighbor's home. she calls police, a 13-year-old girl the sister of the man who burst inside the home, he had a gun. the police deescalated the situation. no shots fired, the good news this is over, no injuries were
reported. as we get more information on this, we'll bring it to you. more breaking news to tell you about this morning. someone shoots at new jersey state troopers as they respond to a 911 call. here's what we know about this one. new jersey state police tell "action news" around midnight someone called 911 from an upper deerfield township home, but they hung up. troopers were sent to center ton road. a man on the front porch shot on the officers. the troopers returned fire and hit the man several times. a medical helicopter transferred him to cooper medical center. he is in critical condition. take a look at this scene quite the image there, water gushing from a broken main overnight forcing police to detour traffic off the
boulevard. the water main break under the sidewalks on the northbound side of the boulevard near levic street at 2:30 a.m. police shut down the inner and outer lanes of the boulevard. traffic had to be detoured on to bustleton avenue before the water was shut off. this morning work is just beginning on the broken water main. two people are in the hospital after a double shooting in the mantua section of philadelphia after 11:00 p.m. on the 600 block of north 38th street. we know that a man was shot once in the head. he was rushed to the hospital. he is in critical condition. a woman was also shot. she was hit in the leg and found not far from the scene. this morning police are not releasing anymore details about this, but what we can tell you so far no arrests have been made. 6:34 a.m. it was a dramatic rescue for philadelphia crews who worked for hours to save a man who fell into a sewer pipe. they fought for 2 1/2 hours to
rescue the victim. bob brooks with the details. >> reporter: finally 46-year-old david barr was pulled out of the city's sewage system, an entire neighborhood erupted in cheers. no doubt a huge relief for barr on the stretcher and one to the brave team that saved him. this is not a joke. again, somehow he ended up in the sewer system of the intersection of pike and 9th street. a witness said he told me he was going under ground. >> reporter: he goes by the name. >> boo. they call him boo boo. >> reporter: officials won't say how he ended up in there. the highly skilled heavy rescue one team suited up and went in after. >> sewage, it's sewage. >> reporter: okay, just so everyone has a picture how it happened. he entered this storm drain and makes his way through a pipe
18 inches in diameter and retrieved out of this hole here. >> the air quality is not good in a combined storm sanitary sewer. >> reporter: barr was pulled out after more than 2 1/2 hours in philadelphia sewage. we see him breathing oxygen before going to the hospital that had to feel and smell pretty good. >> it's crazy. only in philadelphia. >> reporter: okay, back out here, fire commissioner adam teal wanted to make note the great job his rescue team did to get barr out alive. reporting at temple university hospital, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> the democratic national convention now in the history books, but all those colorful blooms and the confetti that fell from the wells fargo center ceiling has to be cleaned up. it could take weeks to return the facility back to are to a ss complex.
the convention put philadelphia in the national spotlight. there was no violence or serious injuries or heat related incidents. mayor kenny saluted the entire city workforce for their efforts and the salvation army volunteers who distributed 140,000 bottles of water to keep heme hydrated. the mayor said he knows the city pulled it off when he received praise from the nominee herself. >> secretary clinton came through the hallway and passed by everybody else and walked over to me and gave me a huge bear hug and whispered in my ear, this city is fabulous. >> that must have been a great experience. as for the economic impact, it was mostly muted a win for city restaurants and bars that hosted late night meals. places like the reading terminal
market did slightly better than average boosted by tourism but the local regulars decided to stay away. 2400 philadelphia police officers, 300 state police, 200 officers from other counties and other agencies and 60 demonstrations with close to 13,000 demonstrators, 106 citations but zero arrests. our historic coverage of this week continues at 6abc.com/dnc, there we have the local reaction to all of this week's events along with the uniquely philly stories that have all of america talking. plus you'll find a behind-the-scenes look at "action news" coverage. if you're just waking up with us, 40,000 people live be in camden are under a boil water advisory. an under ground transmission line broke in pennsauken and spewed water to the surface.
that caused concern that contamination could have gotten into the pipe. so of course, the boil water advisory was put into place. septa riders will no longer be able to buy tickets on board trains. beginning monday passengers will have to buy tickets before they get on the trains. that move is temporary in response to the defective be regional rail cars that were pulled out of service. septa leaders say it is difficult to sell the tickets on board with the trains being overcrowded and there are complaints that some folks rode the trains free because conductors were unable to check tickets of all the passengers. it may be one of the most talked about films of the weekend. matt day. money is back -- damon is back in the iconic role of jason
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every police cruiser parked in the outdoor lot were damaged. back windows were money out and windshields were damaged and lights were shattered. the department will have to should feel cars from station to station to make sure they are fully staffed. some intense damage there. >> reporter: that's the one state in the lower 48 that sees huge, like this. they have hail stones the size of grapefruit and baseballs. it's crazy out there. >> we're getting storms, don't tell me it's going to be like that. >> reporter: i don't think you'll see that, i think for the most part if you pick up a thunderstorm later on you'll see the heavy drenching downpours and strong gusty winds. look at this this is a beautiful shot as we look over atlantic city. the sun is starting to rise. jersey shore that looks like to be the best place to be in the entire viewing area. you will steer clear today, later tonight and tomorrow you'll get in on the action.
we're seeing green in the poconos. light shower activity there's mount pocono, it's starting to push away. it's moving toward jim thorpe but dry for now. 75 in philadelphia. dewpoint, 72. it's tropically humid. pressure is 29.96 inches. the wind are calm. we have 90-degree day, the prediction from accuweather was 32 we have seen 23. we've got about 9 more to go. we'll see another one or two next weekend. august is not looking as hot as what we expenderred -- experienced during the month of july. there's the good news there. football is like 40 days away, everybody is starting to get into the fall feeling. 735 in philadelphia.
millville, 70. trenton, 72. allentown 73. there's not a breeze, so you can kind of cut it with a knife or something like that, very, very thick. wind speeds generally zero to 3 miles per hour. there's the disturbance right there just now moving into western pennsylvania. that will trigger the showers and thunderstorms later on. by 1:00 p.m. we're starting to see a couple of pop ups across the philadelphia area. the coverage will begin to increase throughout the day. some of these storms could produce driving downpours where we pick up 2 inches of rain in 30, 40 minutes time. that will continue in the afternoon hours. overnight tonight it will ease up a little bit as we lose the heating of the sun and things flare up tomorrow morning. if you have outdoor plans don't cancel them, but understand everybody is fair game for a pop-up shower or thunderstorm.
otherwise it's he oppressive humid today and tomorrow. more clouds and sun, numerous downpours are possible. if you get underneath a shower expect a good 2, 2 1/2 inches of rain in a short period of time. 87 degrees is the forecasted high. winds are light out of the south, southeast at 5 to 10. 1:00 p.m., 87 maybe a pop up at that point. 5:00 p.m., 82. pop-up showers and thunderstorms likely. for the jersey shore, clouds, limited sun today you should stay dry, 82. tomorrow greater chance of showers and thunderstorms, 82 degrees. sea breeze kicking in both days, ocean temperature, 73. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, for the most part no 90s until week's end. 87 today, 87 for sunday, both days tropically humid. monday clouds and sun, showers and thunderstorms developing late in the day, 88.
84 tuesday, 84 wednesday, both days comfortable. and then we warm up again, thursday, 88. friday, 90 degrees. >> so good to his the 80s back again. we'll have 80s for several days. several days. >> 6:47 we like to remind you you can get the seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live at any time of the day at 6abc.com/weather. the roar and rumble of the monster truck and thrill show has come to an end in cumberland county, new jersey. the super sized vehicles delighted crowds at the new jersey motor sports park in millville last night. billed as three nights of fire and destruction was the beginning of deafening engine nows and motorcross races and in
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with us, a pleasant good morning to you, 7:00 a.m., saturday, july 30. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." overnight fire in north philadelphia sends a 2-year-old child to the hospital. plus, a police chase ends in a crash in south philadelphia following a shooting at a party. and the heat wave it may be gone, but the humidity is back, so is a chance for more thunderstorms. outside we go right now, meteorologist chris sowers outside with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. are we talking about severe storms, chris? >> reporter: the possibility is there, yeah for severe weather this afternoon. as you mentioned earlier, the heat is gone, but it feels awful. the humidity is so high, we have