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receiving an outpouring of support from axe viewers after learning his -- "action news" viewers after learning his wheelchair was stolen. storms will push into the region, meteorologist is outside with the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: it'ssterable out -- it's terrible out here, tuesday, the frontal system swept through, the humidity dropped off a cliff. wednesday was night, thursday was nice, yesterday it was a little warm, this morning it feels like florida. with the high humidity leaves we're seeing the downpours popping up. jersey shore, looks like the heavier cells have cleared there. now we're getting the renegade cells peppered about. we're zoom into camden county, one over gibbs borough and medford and medford lakes and more stuff to the south getting into gloucester county and barns borough and mantua and
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turnersville. there are heavier cells working out to sea. atlantic city is getting wet. everybody else in cumberland and cape may counties are starting to dry out. this was a surprise this morning, most of the activity will hold off once this pulls through, most of the activity will hold off until 3:00 p.m. as we look at satellite and radar, as you look toward the center part of the screen that's the cold front stretching from binghamton in new york through harrisburg and state college and southwestern through charleston, that's the cold front that will come through between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. that will trigger showers anticipates thunderstorms. for now, clouds and sun, soupy and warm, high of 91 feeling like 97 or after 2:00 p.m. or 3, expect gusting thunderstorms small hail
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stones and drenching downpours. when i come back i'll have future, 6 and cooler weather in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> it was a frightening scene, 42 people injured some still in the hospital after a scare at a concert in camden. metal railings gave way sending folks to the ground crashing each at her owe pavilion in camden. it's unclear if the railing fell because weight pushing against it or something structural played a role in this. witnesses described the chaotic moment. >> everybody was rushing towards him as fans would do, everybody was running soft, everyone was crashing into people, the railing fell and the people fell over. >> reporter: they rushed too much they fell over the bend, it was like 15 people, blood
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gushing it was horrific. >> the concert had to be canceled 20 minutes after the incident. a driver was hurt after a car plunged off the exit ramp off the pennsylvania turnpike and crashed on the road below. chopper 6 over that scene at the mid county interchange. the driver was froan -- flown to jefferson university hospital with non-life threatening injuries. body cam video shows what led up to the police shooting a man. it shows officers chasing and shooting paul o'neill after he allegedly stole a car. he died from a gunshot injury to the back. the video shows officers said they thought o'neill fired at them. no gun was found.
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three officers were stripped of police powers after department determined they violated policy. in the race for the white house this morning outspoken republican nominee, donald trump is trying to menld fences within -- mend fences within his own party. the billionaire was in wisconsin home of house speaker paul ryan where he throw his support behind ryan. he went on to endorse john mccain another high profile republican that trump we buicked during the week. trump's democratic opponent clinton clinton clarified comments she made about her e-mail scandal while on the campaign trail. she said she may have short circuited his her response in an interview when she said the fbi director said her asheses were truthful.
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she admitted most americans do o do not trust her. lawmakers in delaware are going to reinstate the death penalty. delaware's highest court found it unconstitutional because it allowed judges too much discretion and didn't require a unanimous mouse -- unanimous decision by a jury. a man is trying to get around after someone stole his wheelchair. >> reporter: this is bill dyer you can see how hard it is for him to walk around. he fell victim to a freak accident several years ago. >> i got hit by a train.
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>> reporter: he relies on his power chair to get around. it was chained to this porch railing, the chain was cut two weeks ago. someone stole his power chair. >> it was my total independence, that's all it was. >> reporter: the cost, $5,000. >> that's money he doesn't have. now he is trusting others with the money he does have to get things he needs. >> i've been having other people doing it for me, but i'm nervous about giving pin numbers out stuff like that. i have to do what i have to do, i can't starve to death. >> reporter: the average person takes walking for granted, obviously that's not a luxury bill has. he is waiting for the suspect to have a change of heart. >> if you would return it to me, that's my livelihood i would appreciate it. >> reporter: you can see it's hard for him to get around, he is hoping someone will come to
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his aid. reporting in kensington, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> we hope the wheelchair is returned. a heart transplant gave another man a new lease on life. now that recipient will play a special part in the wedding ceremony as the donor's daughter says do i do. keeping the magic alive 60 years later, we'll visit a local couple who may have found the secret to a happy marriage. >> reporter: we have sun and clouds, heavier thunderstorms developing this afternoon, details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast.
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♪ ♪ the best way to get together, is with the treat you make together. ♪ ♪ watch the upper right of this video, a prisoner in arizona burst out of her cell, she tries to jump over a floor railing.
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the officer saved her a second time. the officer is comemedded for stopping the suicide attempt. >> new orleans is cleaning up tornado damage, a low level twisted happened on thursday, it tore up several properties, look at there, minor flooding on famous bourbon street in good old new orleans. chris sowers tracking the forecast, rain here. >> reporter: later on it could be heavy thunderstorms, it's not a wash. it's a situation where we were in last weekend, one or two areas will get a quick-hitting downpour later on. let's get you outside, showing you the view looking toward ventnor and margate. looking at the left-hand side of the screen that's the heavy downpour that pulled through working out to sea. we have activity off to the
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west. storm tracker 6 live double scan most of it confined to central burlington and camden counties in south jersey. that's where we make our zoom first. medford lakes heavier stuff northeast of gibbs borough, lbi later this morning taking route 70. all the activities to the north. the reds, oranges and yellows. all this is starting to pop up. if you've been outside you know what i am talking about. it was so comfortable the last couple of days, now it feels like florida. stuff is starting to develop across interior sections of south jersey. 76 in philadelphia. muggy. dewpoint is awful, pressure reading is falling off. winds out of south/southwest at 1 mile an hour. mid 70s north and west, pilots, -- pottstown, 72.
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tannersville 70. warrington, 74. center city, 76. chester, 76. gandys beach 75. smyrna and dover, 74. sea isle city, 76 degrees. we have a cold front approaching all the humidity out there, a lot of heating from the sun, the sun will get us up to 90, 91. look out for afternoon thunderstorms. some of those could be on the stronger side. as we get into tomorrow, it's beautiful, temperatures around 89. the high knocks all the humidity out to sea. the 89 feels like 89 not 98 or 99. lots of sunshine expected for tomorrow, as well. future tracker 6 we'll take you into the afternoon hours, late morning we catch a break, combination of sun and clouds, 3:00 p.m., there's the cold front western suburbs you get hit first. moves into the city 3:30 p.m. or 4:00 p.m.
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5:30 we stop the clock. heavier weather over cumberland county. money island seeing good thunderstorms. after 6:00 p.m. most of the activity should clear the coast. there's sunday right there. sunny and nice with temperatures in the upper 80s. heat indices today upper 90s. be on the look out for that. don't overdue it. with the heat and humidity it puts wear and tear on your body. broken line of thunderstorms developing after 2:00 p.m. lightning downpours a good possibility. gusty winds could exceed 5 to 60 miles per hour. one or two storms could turn strong to severe. if you're heading north to the lehigh valley for musikfest, partly cloudy and humid, temperatures in the 70s. behind the cold front especially after 8:00 p.m. the humidity starts to drop off, as well. it it will feel nice up there later on. sunshine in the city, clouds, humid, a thunderstorm is possible. could be on the stronger side.
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91 degrees is the forecasted high. with the humidity it feels like 97, 98 give or take. overnight tonight, clear, less humid, 62 outlying suburbs, 70 center city. jersey shore you're baking, 88 degrees. the thunderstorm threat is after 5:00 p.m. clouds and sun. sunday, 86 that's a warm temperature, but it's a refreshing 86 all the humidity goes bye-bye out to sea. 91 today, hazy, hot and humid. be on the look out for afternoon thunderstorms. sunday, nice, sunny, hot, refreshing 89. monday and tuesday, look good, wednesday the humidity starts to crank up there, again. thursday and friday, it turns hot again, 92 and 90. >> hot again. >> reporter: good news football starts. >> stay inside and watch it in the cool ac. >> 7:15. if you were married chris don't go away you know it can have its
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ups and downs. in the art of aging a couple found a way to keep the magic alive for more than 6 decades. >> the more you watch, the less you see. >> reporter: richard is a magician with his wife escrow -- joe and always at his side. the pair performed their magic in 40 or 50 states and they took their act to the ed sullivan show in 1967. richard was doing magic since he was a little boy. he did a stint in the army and earned a phd in chemistry. after a dozen engineers in science he quit his day job and turned his hobby into a full time career.
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on this day he is entertaining the residents. >> it helps them with cognitive acts and keeps them happy. it's puzzles, so they have to try to figure out the pieces of the puzzle. >> they love the magic and they love to laugh. >> reporter: and richard loves to put on a show for the local crowd. at age 85 he has no plans to hang up his magic hat. never retire, retire, you have to keep doing something. >> this is the end of show. >> reporter: tamala edwards channel 6 "action news." i have asthma...
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morning, 7:18, 76 degrees. sky6 live hd giving you this glimpse over the commodor barry bridge. the clouds look like they are starting to break just a little bit there. meteorologist chris sowers says prepare for thunderstorms throughout the day and prepare for the heat. here's a look at what's happening in and around the delaware and lehigh valleys this weekend. check out the second allegheny avenue arts fest performing arts an visual arts. there will be children's activities, give aways and plenty of food and a whole lot of fun 1600 block of west allegheny avenue in north philadelphia from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. antique fire apparatus show will be held at the cooper park. the vintage vehicles range from the 1700s all the way up until today. the cradle of liberty antique fire apparatus will host the show tomorrow at the park from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. tomorrow is national
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lighthouse day in honor of that celebration. absecon lighthouse in new jersey invites kids up to 12 years old to climb the lighthouse for free. the children must be accompanied by an adult. the absecon lighthouse in new jersey is the tallest and the third tallest in the country. it will be open from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the last climb starting at 4:30 p.m. sports is next. guess what i just did? built a sandcastle? ha, no, i switched to geico and got more. more? 24/7 access online, on the phone or with the geico app. that is more. go get some mud...
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everyone, 7:22 saturday morning, we have the threat of showers and thunderstorms later this afternoon. here's philadelphia here. there's an area of low pressure that's developing just to the
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north of the great lakes. it's trailing cold front you will love the air mass behind this front. the humidity falls off a cliff. this front will be interacting with the soup that's out there this morning. it's humid, this morning. the strong south/southwesterly breeze increases the heat with a high of 91 feeling like the upper 90. with the lot of the we have the winds coming in here, where the two arrows converge or intersect that's where we see the heavier thunderstorms. it's the mid atlantic to the northeast baltimore, washington, d.c. and new york city, portland and maine. boston, heavy thunderstorms. northeast corridor. highs top out in the low 90s. feels-like temperatures will top out somewhere around 96, 97 or 98. that's around 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. be on the look out for a heavier late-day thunderstorm. thanks for the update.
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in sports this morning, the phillies west coast trip is off to a good start. they beat the padres in san diego. cameron rup gave them the lead. he knocked in four runs. top pitching prospect jake thompson makes his phillies debut tonight. here's ducis rogers from eagles training camp. >> reporter: good morning, there's a bug floating around the eagles camp, jason peters and malcom jenkins got nicked up, there's a lot of hitting going on out there. jack ertz was evaluated for a concussion, he is a little irked because some of the guys are going low with tackles. >> the rookies are coming in and going in low. >> i'm trying to get the
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message across, try to not to go low, it's reactionary stuff, you can't fault the players for trying to make good plays. >> reporter: matthews was nursing an ankle injury and brooks had a hamstring injury. else glad to be out there. >> we were rehab buddies, we were talking about how he sees it on the run game. looking for the big things from him. everywhere he's been, he has done pretty well. >> college football up in happy valley. penn state training camp has kicked off. james franklin is entering his third season at the school, coming off back-to-back 7-6 campaign. >> we're a young team.
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we were young last year, our roster is still out of whack, but i think it will be interesting to his where the identity comes out. >> and finally this morning a scene that brings us back to 2001, alan iverson was with back on the court last night at the liacouras center. he hosted the celebrity basketball game. the money raised help charities including pal. he was once young himself, he has advice for the up coming sixers team. >> one game, it could be, every time you step out there on the basketball court unit's an honor and blessing and you give everything you got. >> good to see him again. that's a look at sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers you ever yourself a terrific weekend. >> time now, 7:26 bride near pittsburgh will not have her dad
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by her side as she walks down the aisle, but his heart will be there. jenny's dad died in a robbery in 2006. the man on the left arthur received her dad's heart, he will take and walk jenny down the aisle. >> talking to him and writing letters and calling and receiving flowers and sending gifts for the past ten years and now it's finally like here, i feel like my family is complete. >> wow what a great story. >> he said it is an incredible feeling to be there for jenny's wedding. we've got much more coming up on "action news" saturday morning, stay with us. we'll be right back.
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camden. nearly 50 people are hurt. >> i've been scrutiny my whole life, beyond why, bhaib -- maybe because i win too much. >> fbi agents swarm the home of john dougherty, but he said he is not worried. we have rain in the afternoon, it could put a damper on your plans. you're in the fanning. >> reporter: the skyline is turning dark to my left. let's flip it over to the radars, we have scattered downpours across the area. we had heavier cells across cumberland and cape may counties. now we're seeing scattered stuff across burlington and camden county. medford lakes getting downpours into tabernacle, central
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burlington county. browns mill seeing a heavier cell. that's the last of it, most of the activity is working out to sea. you did see the live shot. a few more rain drops hitting the camera lens in atlantic city. nothing too heavy at this point. a lot of it starting to pull away. late morning hours we're calling for a case of sun and clouds before a cold front arrives late this afternoon. big story this morning, dewpoint it had been so unbelievable comfortable over the last few days, look what happens, millville, 76 dewpoint. cape may, 75. dover, 75. philadelphia 73. the air is really, really thick. feels like florida out here again all the humidity combined with the heat forecasting a high of 91 combined the two will trigger showers and thunderstorms. forecast for today, clouds and sun, humid. 91 is the forecasted high. with the humidity it will feel like 97 or 98. be on the look out for late-day
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thunderstorm. here's future tracker 6 you can see how the line progresses nicely from northwest to southeast getting in the here between 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. from northwest to southeast. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll detail the storms with future tracker 6 i'll let you know the areas that get hit the hardest and talk cooler temperatures in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> it is 7:32. new overnight, "action news" obtained video of the moment a metal railing gave way at a concert at the bbt pavilion in camden, 42 people were hurt. there you see some of the chaos there, a viewer shared the video that shows rose of people crashing several feet down on top of each other. others on to the hard concrete. we're told that snoop dogg and wiz khalifa appeared on a temporary stage between the lawn seats and the covered seats and fans on the lawn rushed toward
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them. when they happened, the fence came down. >> everyone started pushing and the gate broke and all of a sudden i literally fell 6 or 7 feet. i luckily fell on top of someone so i didn't hit the concrete. but there were four or five people on top of me. it was so hard to breathe. i couldn't move it was scary. >> suddenly people started falling off the edge. >> medics rushed in taking the injured to five different hospitals. that concert, of course, had to be canceled. we posted the video of the incident on our website 6abc.com. new this morning, the driver of this u-haul truck is under investigation by pennsylvania state police. we are told that the man is in the hospital. here's what we know. he was stopped by police down the street right from our studio overnight as troopers approached the man he got out of the truck and began to runaway.
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police stopped him, but a struggle happened there out there on the scene, he became unresponsive and he needed to go to the hospital. we are waiting to learn the man's condition and why he was pulled over. we'll keep you posted. the union boss known as johnny doc is under the fbi's microscope. more than a dozen locations including his home was warmed by agents yesterday. dann cuellar has the details. >> reporter: sources say after years of watching quietly behind the scenes, fbi agents swarmed in on john dougherty and dozens of locations. meanwhile, johnny doc maintains he hadn't done anything. philadelphia political power house johnny dougherty stood outside as fbi agents raided his home and that of his sisters. an army of agents carried box
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after box from local 98. >> the government has a job to do let them do their job. i'm comfortable where we are at right now. once we get this ugly scenario done we'll be fine. >> reporter: city hall, they raided the offices of bobby heenen a long time dougherty protege he helped get elected. last year he took over the philadelphia construction trades council who has 40,000 members. he made substantial contributions to a number of politicians including mayor jim kenny. the mayor said he knows nothing about the raids. >> i know what you know. i don't have any other information you can ask the questions 20 different ways, but there won't be any comment because i don't have any information. >> reporter: the dougherty probe reached across the river agents
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removed rifles from the warehouse and explosive experts from the bomb squad were called in to investigate what was thought to be explosive materials. the firm does business with several local government agencies among others. just last week, local 98 dropped upwards of $80,000 for lavish parties and events for the democratic national convention. george perry talked about the raids in which a number of warrants were served. >> it would be fair to say they are not fooling around they have reason to believe that crimes are being committed and reason to believe that the searches conducted will produce evidence of the crimes. >> reporter: johnny doc dougherty came on the fed's radar ten years ago, but he has never been charged with a crime. dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> we know dougherty is under
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investigation by the state's attorney general for a brawl the question is did dougherty attack a nonunion contractor outside a philadelphia repair shop. he has not been charged and he denies being the aggressor. we're following this story every step of the way right there on our website 6abc.com, you can check in online for any updates throughout the weekend or our 6abc news app and "action news" social media account. 7:37 if you're just waking up with us we could learn tomorrow if the philadelphia justice center will be open on monday. we continue to conduct test on the elevators involved in an accident on thursday. one elevator went out of control and crashed on to the top shaft. debris fell on the second floor. sheriff's deputy paul owens remains in critical condition with a broken back. court clerk cleverly -- beverly
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smith had minor injuries. there's a new opening for fish lovers who are getting their aquarium back in camden county. >> reporter: what has brand new fish tanks and every colorful fish? the store moved to a new location and has a grand opening this weekend after recovering from a devastating closure in may when toxic substance was found on the floor contaminating the original site. >> i can't wrap my head around it, why somebody would do that and how they got it and put it in a retail location. >> someone came in and put it there and did it when nobody was looking. >> reporter: police would only say the investigation was on going. the shut down of the store
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killed ten thousand fish and forced the staff to be checked for mercury exposure. all were in the normal range, although two workers had slightly elevated leaves. >> by taking the supplements, the mercury binds to the supplement and is removed from your body. we're glad to have the grand opening, there will be games and vendors and food. >> i love the guys and girls who work here. >> i hope whoever did do it, i hope they get caught and have karma. it's ashame to do harm not just to fish, but to put our lives in danger, too. >> reporter: in clementon, nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> 7:40 it was a big party last
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night as musikfest got jamming in bethlehem. ♪ rachel platen was one of the performers to kick off the musikfest. there are more than 500 performances on dozens of stages throughout the ten day festival. there will be comedy shows and food from dozens of vendors. 6abc is the official media partner. here's a question, are you single? new research suggests that may not be an unhealthy choice, we'll explain. plus there's a warning for all beachgoers this weekend, why you need to be on alert if you plan to dip your tows into the ocean water. a dreary start to the weekend. meteorologist chris sowers let's us know if we need to change our outdoor plans. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast is coming up next.
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prevent headaches and migraines. talk to a headache specialist today. >> so glad you're waking up with us, there's a warning for everybody who plans to visit the jersey shore. there's a danger of rip currents along the shore. seaside heights beach patrol said they made five rescues thursday night. there's a moderate risk along the entire coast. if you're going to venture into
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the water only do it when a lifeguard is out there. chris there's a lot of folks on the facebook page saying they are going to the shore. they are saying give us a break. >> reporter: the beach patrol contacted the weather service. there's a moderate risk for rip currents. anytime you get an onshore breeze you're piling the water up. listen to the lifeguard. they know what's going on. if he is telling you to get into the water in a certain location get into the water there. there's the view down the jersey shore, looking gray and gloomy as we had a couple of heavier downpours this morning especially south of the city, in cumberland and cape may counties. an inch of rain fell in an half-hour time span. we're seeing clouds as we flip it over to the radars. a couple of showers are being reported across central portion of ocean county. here's route 70 and 206. there's the circle there, all
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this is pushing east. nonetheless if you're traveling to the jersey shore, roads are wet as the downpours continue to march east. here's another one northeast of lakehurst that's pushing east, as well. moving into belmawr and point pleasant beach. storm tracker 6 live 6 as we set it into motion, for you, it pulls out to sea, it's mainly sun and clouds, the humidity leaves will go through the roof it will feel horrible later on. it was a nice week. monday's high, 80 degrees. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, mid 80s, that's seasonable for this time of the year. it was a nice refreshing break from the heat wave we have seen during the month of july. we get into today, it the starts to feel like the middle of july. 91 is the forecasted high. our heat index tops out at 98 or
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99. the record is 103. it's going to feel humid later on. 76 in millville. cape may, a pair of 7s. allentown, 75. musikfest, it will be nice later on. run dmc taking the stage at 7:30. looking okay. from the city points south and east you're okay. north and west, here comes the cold front. you will see the thunderstorms pepper the front there. some of these will be on the stronger side. gusty winds and downpours, cloud to ground lightning strikes, 5:30 they march eastward and hitting the jersey shore around 6:00 p.m. the time frame between 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. from northwest to southeast, first of all heat index numbers in the upper 90s. oppressively humid out there. broken line of thunderstorms develop. the main concern with the storms
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dangerous lightning strikes, heavy drenching downpours, gusty winds. some of the winds could exceed 350 to 55 miles per hour maybe higher. there's the possibility of as a matter of law hail with the stronger storms. not a -- there's the possibility of small hail with the stronger storms. sun, 91 degrees feeling like 98 or 99 with the humidity. 88 degrees by 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m., 90. that's when the humidity is very, very oppressive, a couple of pop-up thunderstorms are possible. for the purpose of the poconos, the thunderstorm threat is early in the day, during the afternoon it starts to clear. 80 degrees this afternoon, bright and refreshing tomorrow, high of 78. for the jersey shore, the thunderstorm threat is well after 5:00 p.m. late-day thunderstorm, 88 degrees, warm and sticky. tomorrow looks good, 86 degrees refreshing lots of sunshine. here's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 91 today, 89
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for tomorrow. probably more clouds than sun today. more sun than clouds tomorrow. monday, 86. tuesday all right, 88 getting warm. wednesday, thursday, friday, sticky again, 88, 92 and 90. 90s could continue through next week that means another heat wave on the way. >> you can get the seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live radar at dark -- 6abc.com/weather.
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>> glad you're waking up with us on this saturday, 7:51, 76 degrees, sky6 live hd giving you a another glimpse over atlantic city. you can see the rain drops hitting the camera there. meteorologist chris sowers says prepare for pop-up showers, some could be strong. in "healthcheck" this morning, a question to think about are you better off alone? new research shows there are benefits to being single. the study said that singles may be more connected to family and friends more likely to report personal growth and development and report more freedom in decision making, nearly half of u.s. adults are single. there's a warning this morning for all you meat lovers. experts say it could lead to higher risk of early death.
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131,000 people showed those who ate more animal protein had an increase in mortality and risk of cardio vascular based deaths. it remains a mystery why animal protein is linked to mortality. depression, researchers have found a dozen genes that are linked to the disorder. there are are 15 potential hiding place are for the genes in the comprehensive scan of human dna. coming up, chris sowers will have a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. hope you stay with us, we're back right after this. really?
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final check of the forecast. >> reporter: it's hot and humid, we'll see sunshine later on, 91 degrees, it will feel like the upper 90s. be on the look out for a late-day thunderstorm. tomorrow, 89, warm day, but we lose the humidity. a nice one to round out the weekend. musikfest this evening, should be okay. the thunderstorms should be through the lehigh valley by 7:30 when run dnc takes the stage. 90 degrees in the city. 89 tomorrow. monday and tuesday, 86, 88, low humidity. wednesday, thursday, friday, humidity cranks up, temperatures climbing, as well. next week looks like we're stuck in the 90s. that could be another heat wave
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number five of the summer season. it is 7:55 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." >> reporter: good morning, gray, hello philadelphia, coming up on "g.m.a." this saturday, a cayman naib on thetic police chase and fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager in chicago, newly released body cam footage is captured. the teen's parents are demanding justice. in politics, donald trump in an apparent change of heart endorsed house speaker paul ryan calling for unity at a stop in his home state in was will it gallbladder enough to heal the fractured gop. the first olympics held in south america hosting over 11,000 athletes 207 countries. for the first time a refugee
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delegations making an appearance. all coming up on "g.m.a." this saturday. hope to see you soon philadelphia. >> "action news" continues at 9:00. here's some of the stories we're working on for you. they may be convenient but self service check out leads to more theft. a railing collapses at a south jersey concert we'll view more on "action news" at 9:00 a.m. for chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall. we hope you make it a great day. (vo) we went to hollywood to ask
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now it's your turn to make the switch. good morning, america. new overnight olympic kickoff. the start of the 2016 summer games. the dazzling opening ceremony. fireworks lighting up the sky celebrating the best of brazil as the world's top athletes take it all in ready to do their country proud. team coverage from rio from inside and outside of the stadium. will protesters disrupt the game? and the new olympic darling setting hearts on fire. donald trump's endorsements. the republican candidate abruptly changing course. >> i support and endorse our speaker of the house, paul ryan. >> also endorsing arizona senator john mccain.

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