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>> ♪ >> good morning. it's 6:00 a.m. now on this wednesday august 10th. here's what's happening. >> more gunfire erupts in the city's west oak lane section overnight. it happened blocks from where a little girl was struck by a stray bullet. >> new on "action news" a driver crashes a stolen car that has a child inside. >> legions of fans remembering the children's tv icon captain noah. he died yesterday at his montgomery county home. >> we'll get to all of that in just a moment but dave murphy is it off. let's get out to karen rogers talking about this heat and humidity really coming on today and matt pelman is helping you out with the commute. good morning. >> good morning. the real difference today, the oppressive humidity. that's the one thing that's going to hit you as soon as you step outside. the temperature profile will be kind of similar to yesterday. excessive heat watch in effect. it starts tomorrow and lasts through saturday afternoon an excessive period of high temperatures, high humidity and that's the real difference here. 77 degrees in philadelphia. and holding at that number through most of the region right now but it feels so
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uncomfortable and that's because of the dewpoints. they are well into the 70's throughout the entire area. so we have oppressive humidity not just today but the next five days we're keeping that feeling of oppressive humidity. i want to show you this. satellite6 and action radar showing the clouds that have moved in. we're starting off with cloudy skies. you see the rain that's up to the north and west. we've got a weak disturbance moving through could trigger a shower or thunderstorm at any point. not seeing a whole lot of anything at any point. by 8:00 a.m. 78 degrees watch for a quick shower in one or two spots. by 10:00 a.m., it's 81. by lunchtime 85 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. by 3 o'clock 90. that's your high but it's going to feel like it's about 97. by 6 o'clock, 86 degrees. we've got more opportunities for showers and storms after today. we'll talk about that in that seven-day forecast coming up, matt. >> we're starting to feel less comfortable with the traffic situation, too, karen. although here on the schuylkill expressway it doesn't look too bad so far on this wednesday morning. taillights still zipping along eastbound coming away from the
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blue route headed toward the city and we have what appears to be a disabled vehicle although penndot who was there is pulling away as we watch. we're watching a new crash in upper moreland this morning it's shutting down warminster road between york and mill roads. byberry or terwood roads would be possible alternates. also word of a new crash in hatfield township. it's along cowpath road at fairgrounds road. all the overnight construction on 476 the northeast extension has cleared out. as has our crash here in south jersey on 295 northbound by auburn pedricktown everything is reopened there and overnight construction here on 295 in camden county by the black horse pike has cleared so both ways you're moving along just fine through the ongoing work zone. issues with the septa regional rails particularly the paoli thorn they'll regional rail line not running this morning between thorndale and malvern because of lingering amtrak wire issues from yesterday. trains are running from malvern into the city but only one every 40 minutes so
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problems for you once again this morning if you ride the paoli thorndale line. tam. >> thank you, matt. this is new. someone shot a 47-year-old man while that man was walking in the city's west oak lane section overnight. a spray of bullets from this incident also shot out a car's rear window. police rushed that man to the hospital. he's in serious but stable condition. the overnight gunfire erupted on the 2000 block of chelten avenue. just a few blocks away from that scene another shooting but this one left residents horrified trying to help a six-year-old girl shot and bleeding on the street. the child was playing outside her hem on the 6300 block of woodstock street and at least two different guns began to blast shooting at least 21 bullets through the air. that child was shot under her left arm. bystanders rushed to offer aid until she could be transported to einstein hospital. we're told that she is currently in critical condition. we'll have more coming up on this in a live report in our next half hour. >> and this is new. a man driving a stolen car with a three-year-old boy inside crashed in southwest
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philadelphia. the man lost control and struck a parked mercedes that careen need a parked truck. it happened at 8:30 last night near 63rd street and eastwick avenue. the boy was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. the driver who is in his 20's was seriously injured and investigators say when he's released from the hospital he'll be turned over to face charges with police. family and friends paid tribute to the three-year-old girl killed in a car crash in kensington on monday night. loved ones placed stuffed animals and candles for esther palmer at second and west york streets last night. police say the 17-year-old driver in the striking vehicle ran a red light and may have been racing a third car that left the scene. detectives are searching for a late 1990's black honda accord. >> y'all know y'all were a part of it so please step up and say something. because there's a grieving family. >> the little girl's mother and grandmother were hurt in the crash. they are expected to recover.
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>> it is now 6:04 and an eight-year-old boy rescued from a backyard pool is in critical condition at children's hospital this morning. the child was pulled from the pool in winslow township camden county just before 5 o'clock yesterday. authorities have not yet explained the circumstances of his near drowning. >> we are remembering a children's television icon this morning. >> the man known as captain noah died yesterday at the age of 90. w. carter merbreier was a beloved colleague here at 6abc. he and his wife pat co-hosted the syndicated tv series captain noah and his magical arc for nearly 28 years. >> katherine scott is live at the art museum with more on the fond memories captain noah left behind. katherine. >> reporter: matt and tam so many people grew up with captain noah over the years he he had many special guests on his show including jim henson, charles barkley and elvis press he lee but it was captain noah's kind and gentle demeanor that kept kids coming back for decades.
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>> captain noah was a hero to a lot of usism his real name was carter merbreier but all the kids knew him as captain noah. he died at his home in audubon pennsylvania tuesday after a short illness. he was 90. >> ♪ >> he was like family to the kids and they felt comfortable. >> ♪ >> reporter: merbreier grew up in delaware county attended penn then seminary at temple university. in 1967, captain noah and his magical arc began airing on 6abc. a show merbreier created and co-hosted with his wife patricia who died in 2011. >> what a great show. he taught kids how to share and we need more shows like that on tv. >> reporter: at its peak in the early 70's the show drew a larger local philadelphia audience than both captain kangaroo and sesame street combined there were puppets cartoons and of course the songs. >> i remember send your
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pictures to dear old captain noah, send today, send right away. >> red and yellow and pink and green, purple and orange and blue. >> reporter: the show was recorded at 6abc's studios and aired on the station until 1994 when the pair decided to retire. they co-hosted approximately 3600 episodes and are remembered for making countless kids feel special and loved. >> ♪ i can make a rainbow, make a rainbow. >> ♪ >> sing a rainbow, too ♪ >> reporter: captain noah is a piece of so many people's childhoods. if you want to see his prop and set you still k they're housed at the please touch museum. we're live overlooking center city, katherine scott channel6 "action news. >> brings back some memories katherine. thanks for that tribute. 6abc president and general manager bernie prazenica issued this statement what he we remember about carter is that he loved to make horn smile and he maintained a deep
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faith in the human spirit. our condolences go out to the merbreier family his channel6 family and all fans of captain noah. >> expect a little less pain at the pump for the second straight year gasoline prices are expected to fall below two dollars by the holiday season. i like that. maribel aber is live at the nasdaq in times square with more on the story. thank you, maribel. >> reporter: tam, you got a road trip the eia says prices are expected to fall under two dollars. gas prices have slid in recent weeks over concerns refiners are producing too much fuel. gas futures are down 21 percent from a year ago. stocks eked out small gains. right now futures pointing to a slightly higher open. closely watched recorder on job opening due out later today. disney reported strong earnings. it has plans for a new espn streaming service. ratings continue to fall at the sports network so disney is investing $2 billion to buy a steak in the streaming unit
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of major league baseball. disney did not say when the service will launch. disney is the parent of 6abc. that's the latest in business news from the nasdaq market site. back to you tam. >> thank you marchly. >> all right karen. so today is when it starts to get really hot. >> yeah, the humidity way up there today. the excessive heat watch starts tomorrow but you feel the difference today matt you're right. let's take a look at storm tracker6 live double scan around the area. you can see he we're try. we had a little sprinkle in the lehigh valley. really kind of dissipated. that rain is well up to the north and west, not in our region. let's go on outside right now and see what it looks like. we've got a weak disturbance moving through and we have lots of clouds early on and we could see a shower or thunderstorm at any point but it doesn't look like it will be very active this morning. the temperature is 77 degrees. it is warm already. the thing you notice when you step outside, the humidity. look at the dewpoint almost as high as the temperature. 73 degrees. the humidity is oppressive. the pressure is falling. the winds are out of the south-southwest, that's just pumping up that hot and humid air mass and the ocean
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temperature 80 degrees. satellite6 and action radar showing over the past 12 hours the clouds have moved in and there you can see the rain and the storms that are up in northern pennsylvania and new york. we're watching to see if we get a spotty shower or a thunderstorm in a few spots. this is future tracker showing at 8:30 in the morning maybe a couple of spots see is a shower spark through, maybe at 11:30, quick bit of drizzle. you have to be prepared for anything with this high humidity and little disturbance rolling through. much of the afternoon might be kind of quiet and then with the heating of the day we could see another chance. this is a look at 4:30 in the afternoon. a few showers or thunderstorms pop up here or there. not everybody is going to see them. it's just spotty and something i want you to be aware of. our high today is 90 degrees. now, yesterday ' yesterday's hi. the difference is the humidity. it feels awful out there today. by 8:00 a.m., 78. by 10 o'clock 81. watching for a quick shower or a thunderstorm. i don't think too many people are going to see it this morning. by lunchtime 85. look at this, at three he clock it's 90 but it's going
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to feel like it's about 97 with the humidity. by 5 o'clock, 88 degrees. again a shower or a thunderstorm. moderate risk of rip currents if you're headed to the shore but that's a good place to beat the heat and the jersey beaches will be about 84 for your high and delaware 87, the sea breeze will help you out. we're talking the next five days, it's a tropical vacation without the vacation. the dewpoints mid 70's. it's going to feel like the tropics with the heat index between 95 and 105 over the weekend. couple of scattered storms here or there. we have a chance for it each day. vivid lightning and downpours with this high humidity. here's your exclusive accuweather 7-day today. it's hot 90 and very humid, chance for a shower or thunderstorm. tomorrow not only oppressive humidity but the heat, too, 92 for your high. this is when the excessive heat watch goes into effect. friday even hotter, 94. chance for a thunderstorm northwest especially. saturday the heat index is 105. the temperature 95. chance for a late day shower or thunderstorm.
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even sunday it's still sticky, 92. on monday, that's when the actual front comes through so your best chance of a few showers or thunderstorms. ahead of that front we make it up to 89. you finally feel the relief on tuesday with 86 but you know what, tuesday feels like a long ways away. >> yeah. >> yes, it does. >> yeah. more than a few hours, that's for sure. thank you, karen. time right now 6:12. and still ahead on "action news," new details in the killing of a young man in north carolina and the 911 call the accused killer made before opening fire. >> and it's day three of delays for delta airlines. a power outage monday caused a global melt down that's now spilling over into another day of stranded travelers. matt there we had some debris on the ramp span from 95 northbound to the blue route northbound. luckily they got it pushed out of the way but we've got construction elsewhere on 95. we'll check that coming up on this wednesday morning. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> welcome back. taking a live look at philadelphia international airport on this wednesday, 6:15 and delta airlines predicts there will be more cancellations and delays today from its computer system failure on monday but on the flight board at phl everything is pretty much on time so that's good here. company officials say a critical piece of equipment
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failed at the airline's atlanta headquarters triggering a global computer outage. delta ended up canceling 1500 flights. the computers were working yesterday but they were slower than normal leading to more delays and cancellations but again here in philadelphia just about everything is on time with delta. >> all right, let's head on over to matt pelman. take a look at what your commute looks like on this wednesday. good morning. >> taking a while get back to normal on that front for sure. it's pretty normal this morning on 95, even normal polite volume which has been the case most of the days this week as i think some people are enjoying a vacation week but not us and maybe not you. so if you have to head into work 95 southbound is just a little bit sluggish here by cottman then slows farther south from allegheny into girard but nothing horrible. so far at least on 95 southbound. we do have a crash we were watching in hatfield township by the theological seminary along cowpath road at fairgrounds road. and in up are moreland still have that crash shutting down warminster road near york and
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mill. might wander to stay on byberry or terwood as some alternates. let's hop on the pennsylvania turnpike westbound still some overnight construction past norristown taking out the right and center lanes and then farther west in chester county, you still have a right lane work zone as you pass malvern. then a couple zones on the shoulder as well so still lots of construction on the pennsylvania turnpike. on the pennsylvania-new jersey turnpike connector headed westbound in florence township there's right lane construction we're hearing. that's going to be out there indefinitely and overnight work there at the burlington bristol bridge is long gone but crews return tonight at 9 o'clock so at that point you probably want to avoid the triple b. some construction in cherry hill today and tomorrow. 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. long wood of a northbound closing. kenilworth gets you around that and heart wood drive also closing. springdale road an alternate around that starting in just about 45 minutes. matt and tam. >> okay, thank you, matt. a north carolina man calls 911 to complain of hoodlums in his neighborhood and then police say he committed murde
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murder. chad copley who is white is accused of firing a shotgun from inside his raleigh garage on sunday killing 20-year-old kouren rodney thomas who is black. in a 911 call copley told a dispatcher we've got a bunch of hoodlums out here racing. he added he was locked and loaded. thomas' mother says her son was leaving a house party when he was killed. copley he is due in court later this month. >> the fbi is looking more into possible pay to play politics in berks county. agents returned to reading city hall yesterday. current mayor wally scott invited them. mayor scott says he's concerned about deals made by the previous administration between the parking authority and a together company. >> why would you sign 25 year contracts and another 25 on top of it? why would you have a together contract with a company that's in another county? when we have together companies that are here? >> it was more than a year ago that the fbi initially raided city hall and the home of then mayor ron spencer.
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spencer hasn't been charged but in the time since the former city council president francis acosta admitted he accepted an $1,800 bribe to help repeal city ethics laws. acosta is serving a two year federal prison sentence. >> hey there in today's tech bytes high praise for samsung's latest smartphone. >> the galaxy note seven as "the most innovative and high performance smartphone display they've ever tested." >> facebook is now blocking the ad blockers. starting today software used to bypass annoying ads on facebook will no longer work. >> instead, facebook says it's attempting to offer better ads rolling out new preferences to give you more control over the types of ads that pop up on your page. and twitter is taking a page from snapchat and instagram. the site is expanding its moments feature. >> all users will soon be able to create and share their own collections of tweets. this comes as instagram rolls out a snapchat-like stories feature. >> i'm still trying to get the
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97. and a spotty storm around as well. i want to he show you this. this is a look at the heat index and what it's going to feel like when you factor in the heat and the humidity. by 10:00 a.m. it's going to feel like it's 90. even though we're forecasting a high of 90 degrees by 2 o'clock and 4 o'clock the height of the afternoon it's going to feel like it's 97. even tonight at 6 o'clock, it's feeling like it's well into the 90's so you're really going to be dealing with the humidity today. if you're headed up to musikfest it will be muggy a chance for a storm. at 7 o'clock 83. by 9 o'clock, 80. by 11 o'clock, 78. if you're going listen to don henle up in bethlehem. matt and tam. >> it's the heart of the matter karen. michael phelps picked up two more gold medal at the summer olympics in rio. he now has 21 in his olympic career the most in history. 19-year-old katie ledecky took the gold for the 200-meter freestyle. serena williams lost in third round singles competition in tennis. the women's soccer team played to a two-all tie with columbia.
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>> ♪ >> a little girl is struggling to survive after being caught in the crossfire. more than a dozen shots go off just steps from her home. we have a live report. >> a septa worker slumped over on the job. his coworkers prove they've got his back as they help save his life. >> get ready to crank up the ac. the heat and humidity is back as we prepare for another summer heat wave. >> good morning. 6:30 now on this wednesday august 10th and dave murphy is off. karen rogers is outside telling you exactly how it feels out there. matt pelman has your traffic. good morning. >> there's like a little bit of a breeze out here but it's a hot sticky breeze and that is not helping. let's take a look right now, the excessive heat watch. the national weather service has already posted it. it goes into effect tomorrow. and lasts through saturday. it's an extended period of hot, humid air. it's already 77 degrees and
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keeping that temperature through much of the region but the real change today, the humidity is oppressive. the dewpoints almost as high as the temperature. just oppressive humidity that starts today and lasts the next five days. so that's how it's going the feel out here. satellite6 and action radar showing lots of clouds and we have a weak disturbance moving through. we have been watching closely to see if we'll see a shower or a thunderstorm. could it spark at any point but it's been kind of quiet so far this morning. at 8:00 a.m., 78 degrees. by 10:00 a.m., 81. at any point this morning a shower or a thunderstorm could pop in. by lunchtime 85. by 3 o'clock maybe a little more sun mixing with the clouds, 90 but by 3 o'clock it's going to feel like it's 97 when you factor in the humidity. at 6 o'clock a few more showers and thunderstorms possible here or there 86 degrees. not everybody is going to see these storms. i've got future tracker6. i think that's a good way to show you what it's going to look like. i'll do that in a couple minutes matt. >> the weather is gathering steam so many is the morning commute. it's getting busier along the
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schuylkill expressway. coming eastbound from the roosevelt boulevard on in toward girard avenue, westbound is backing down just up ahead from past the boulevard on out to gladwyne. if you're trying to get to the schuylkill via the vine street expressway, you can see we're also backing up here. jammed headed towards 76 and 30th street station but of course overnight construction on the vine is long gone. crews do return and they will close it again tonight at 11 o'clock. problems on the pennsylvania turnpike in both directions past norristown. eastbound it's an accident past the norristown interchange that's taking out the left lane. you're seeing jammed conditions there. speeds dropping as we watch near the mid-county tolls. westbound it's construction in the right and center lanes past norristown then farther west past malvern there's another construction zone taking out the right lane. crash involving a vehicle into a pole in upper moreland. warminster road closed as a result. byberry or terwood gets you around it. septa's paoli thorndale regional rail line not running this morning between thorndale
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and malvern because of wire issues. if you can get to malvern they're running one train from malvern into center city every 40 minutes but the bottom line is expect delays. matt. >> thanks matt. a six-year-old girl lies in a hospital bed right now as doctors try to save her life. she was shot while playing just steps from her front door in the west oak lane section of the city. "action news" reporter annie mccormick is live at saint christopher's hospital for children with the full story. annie. >> and matt that's right, the six-year-old girl was just playing outside of her home when she was hit by a stray bullet. now, police say it hit her underneath her left armpit. now she's in critical condition inside saint christopher's hospital. well, take a look at this video. "action news" was there as the young victim was transferred to saint christopher's hospital for children from einstein hospital where medics initially took her and where doctors were able to stabilize her. a barrage of gunfire broke out around 7:00 p.m. in the 6300 block of north woodstock in west oak lane. the six-year-old was playing
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outside of her home when she was hit under her arm by that stray bullet and investigators believe at least 21 bullets were fired from two weapons at a nearby intersection. well, "action news" spoke with police and also a neighbor who ran to help the little girl who he he says he saw in a pool of blood. >> we found 21 spender shell case -- spent shell casings and they are of two separate calibers. that means at least two weapons were used. >> walked down here and saw the little girl on the ground pleading and i offered the person my rag so they could apply pressure, stop the bleeding. that's when the officers pulled up. >> reporter: now, police really need the public's help. at this point they only have a vague description of one shooter in a white t-shirt but they do believe again that two people were involved because of two separate weapons. they are looking at surveillance cameras in the area but remember, you can
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remain anonymous in the city of philadelphia if you have any information and you can have a tip that could lead to the arrest of the person or people that shot this little six-year-old girl. for now reporting live in hunting park annie mccormick channel6 "action news." back to you. >> thank you annie. new this morning a man is in critical condition after being shot in new castle county delaware. gun shots rang out on scarborough road in elsmere at 11:00 last night. police say the gunman shot the victim in the stomach he is being treated at christiana hospital and police are still searching for the shooter. >> ♪ >> new this morning, a septa worker collapsed on the job but rather than freeze in fear his coworkers instead pitched in to save his life. the scary incident happened at the septa trolley stop at woodlawn and bartram avenues yesterday morning. collingdale police officer and paramedics got to the scene to find three septa workers performing cpr on john thompson. >> the right place at the right time happened to know what was going on. i didn't do anything myself. it was definitely one great
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big group effort. >> the collingdale police chief says the septa workers likely saved thompson's life. thompson's family says he suffered a heart attack and that he's currently in critical but stable condition. and day two of testimony begins in just a few hours in the perjury trial of pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane. prosecutors argued the state's top lawyer had a feud with chief deputy attorney general frank fina before he left for the philadelphia district attorney's officers. and that the feud reportedly led her to direct staffers to leak confidential documents meant to smear fina. but kane denies signaling the media saying the case against her is pay back for her exposure for e-mails amongst powerful government officials. >> 6:thirty six. another firestorm is brewing for donald trump accused of advocating violence against his opponent hillary clinton. trump was at a rally in north carolina when he raised the possibility that gun rights supporters should take matters into their own hands if clinton is elected president. >> hillary wants to abolish
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essentially abolish the second amendment. by the way if she gets to pick -- if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people, maybe there is, i don't know. >> trump's campaign says he was not suggesting violence but clinton supporters disagree adding what trump said is dangerous. trump tweeted overnight that the media is desperate to distract people from clinton's anti-second amendment stance. an official with clinton's campaign says they were not aware that the father of the orlando florida nightclub shooter was in the audience at an event in kissimmee. there he is. sadiq mateen was standing in the crowd behind clinton expressing support for the victims of the attack and their families. clinton is scheduled to be in iowa later today. >> the "action news" family is mourning the loss of a philadelphia tv legend. w. carter merbreier better known to most of us as captain noah died at the age of 90.
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merbreier created and co-hosted the syndicated children's television program captain noah and his magical arc starting back in 1967. the show was recorded right here at the 6abc studios and it ran for 27 years. a key part of so many people's childhoods. >> so many things and great family man. >> yeah. >> and it's flies i know we all posted things on our facebook pages i've enjoyed reading what people say in their memories, too. keep sharing them with us. let's take a look right now at storm tracker6 like that double scan. we're looking for storms. up to the north and west i've been checking it's north of state college north of scranton where they have those showers and thunderstorms. in our region not seeing that right now. let's go outside and see what it looks like. we have lots of clouds. there's a weak disturbance moving through. we're looking live over the commodore barry bridge and you can see we're socked in with the clouds. we official have mostly cloudy skies and we can have a shower or a thunderstorm at any point this morning with this disturbance rolling through. 77 degrees. it's already warm. look at the dewpoints.
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73 oppressive humidity that hit the area. the pressure is falling. the winds are out of the south-southwest, just pumping up that hot humid air mass. the ocean temperature is 80 degrees. satellite6 and action radar slowing how we're really socked in with the clouds. we can see a couple of showers have been trying to form. we saw a couple sprinkles earlier this morning that i showed you in the lehigh valley. not a whole lot happening just yet and as i look at the future tracker model, it's not showing a whole lot of activity but you just have to be prepared for it at any point with this humidity up there so this is a look at 9 o'clock. this model wants to put a shower or a thunderstorm in a couple of places, maybe a sprinkle at lunchtime. you can see it's kind of quiet through part of the early afternoon hours. then at 5 o'clock with the heating of the day a better chance for a shower or a thunderstorm. not everybody is going to get them. it's not one organized line moving through. it's just an unstable atmosphere and we're watching for a chance for a shower or a thunderstorm at any point. let's bring it to you hour by hour here. your high of 90 degrees, it's hot and it's humid.
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by 8:00 a.m., 78. by 10:00, 81. at any point a shower or a thunderstorm. by lunchtime 85 degrees. at 3 o'clock, 90. but it's going to feel like 97 so that's the difference today. yesterday the high was 89. kind of similar. but today you factor in the humidity and it just feels so much worse out there. at 5 o'clock, 88, chance for a shower or thunderstorm. moderate risk of rip currents again at the shore so it's a good place to find relief. just you have to swim in front of the lifeguards. new jersey beaches will hit about 84, you get a nice sea breeze. the delaware beaches a little warmer 87 degrees. here is a look at the next five days. it's sort of a tropical vacation without the vacation. so you have dewpoints in the mid 70's. feeling like the tropics. the heat index what it's going to feel like, want to 95 and 105 each day the next five days have a chance for a spotty or scattered storm. not everybody will see them. and you could see vivid lightning and downpours with this high humidity. here's your exclusive accuweather 7-day, hot and humid 90 for your high. chance for a shower or a
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thunderstorm. i don't think we'll see a whole lot of them. tomorrow muggy a few storms late in the days, 92. friday even hotter, 94. chance for a downpour on friday late in the day. saturday the heat index, what it's going feel like 105 the temperature 95, that's the worst of the heat on saturday. chance for a thunderstorm. sunday still sticky but we back it down to 92. monday is when the actual front comes through so ahead of it a few showers or thunderstorms a warm high of 89. you really feel the relief cup tuesday but even then 86. average but a warm day. got to wait until tuesday. >> we'll get there. thank you karen. >> 6:41. still ahead on "action news," a peaceful protest ends in chaos in the midwest after people remember the teenager shot dead by a police officer. >> a woman was accidentally killed in front of more than two dozen people during a live gun demonstration. matt. >> no bucks county backups so far this morning matt here along route one by street road and by the pennsylvania turnpike. we have some issues on the turnpike. and we'll check 422 when
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>> ♪ >> 6:44. nice little shot of the sunrise there from one of the buildings there in atlantic city, new jersey. right now 77 degrees. we're almost at 80 already. heading up to the 90's today. look out for some storms and the heat really turns on tomorrow but it's going to be hot today. >> all right. let's go he to matt pelman talk about your traffic. good morning. >> one week from today the ac air show. >> that's right. >> thunder over the boardwalk. >> yeah. >> i'm going to be down there. getting excited about that. this morning things are pretty quiet actually on a lot of highways like 422.
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check it out. no eastbound delay here at the saint gabe's curve as you head in toward king of prussia. we're still moving at a pretty good clip during the midday we'll see some westbound construction once again near trooper road starting at 9 o'clock. so then you'll have some slowing there but overall volume has been lighter than normal this week. again as people remain on vacation. doesn't mean that he we don't have some accidents out there. like there's one in bridgeport at fourth and depot by bridgeport pizza. doesn't sound like it's going to be there very long but we also have a crash on the pennsylvania turnpike. eastbound past norristown as you head toward fort washington the left lane is blocked. so, speeds are just in the 30's on the eastbound side of the turnpike this morning. westbound you still have some construction past norristown but that isn't causing delays. also still have this crash involving a vehicle that struck a pole. so emergency crews are on the scene. sounds like a nasty wreck along warminster road which is all blocked off between york road, 263, and mill road. maybe stay up on byberry or down on terwood to get around that.
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looking at the big picture delays are not as bad as normal but they're still out there on 95 speeds in the 20's southbound between allegheny and girard. a lot of 30's over on the schuylkill expressway. have construction in florence township burlington county going until further notice on the turnpike connector westbound near the toll plaza. the right lane is blocked. and as of yesterday in newark welsh tract roads blocked until early september. that's also for construction. chestnut hill road or olds baltimore pike are some alternates. matt and tam. >> all right, thank you, matt. this is new on "action news." a peaceful demonstration in ferguson missouri ended in violence when a car sped through a group of protestors and then shots were fired. police say one man was taken to the hospital due to that speeding car but no one appears to have been hurt in the gun play. the demonstration was to mark the second anniversary of the death of michael brown the unarmed black 18-year-old fatally shot by a white police officer. also new a florida woman was accidentally shot and killed by an officer during a self-defense class. it happened yesterday during a
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two hour training session called the citizen police academy. the punta gorda police chief says 73-year-old mary knowlton was taking part in a role playing scenario when she was "mistakenly struck with a live round." >> our entire police department and all of our city leaders are absolutely devastated for everyone involved in this unimaginable event. >> police say about 35 people participated in the training session. the officer involved has been placed on administrative leave. >> this is new on "action news." a maryland hospital is clearing babies out of its neonatal intensive care units. officials at prince george's county hospital say three babies tested positive for pseudomonas a bacteria that can 'cause a deadly infection its a water born bacteria. experts i was it's not harmful to most healthy people but could be dangerous for throws with weak immune systems like sick new owners borns. two babies died recently in the unit. it's not clear if there's a connection between bacteria
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>> time to get a preview of "gma." >> turning it over to rob marciano live in the "gma" studios. what you got today, rob? >> reporter: a lot of good stuff matt. good morning to you tam. great to be with you today. coming up on "gma" the race for the white house. donald trump under fire for comments about hillary clinton and guns. was this a threat towards his rival? this morning rudy giuliani joins us live to weigh in on the controversy. also ahead and breaking overnight a deadly police
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shooting in south florida. a 73-year-old woman killed during a police safety exercise after an officer's gun fired an unexpected live round. an investigation now under way what led to that sad and deadly accident. plus, all the olympic excitement in rio he swimmer katie ledecky took home another gold medal. she's 19-year-old and has more world records in her sights. amy is leading our olympic coverage live from rio this morning and continuing our olympic celebration theme we have a workout wednesday with some athlete inspired moves, all you need to know to work out like a champion. matt and tam i know you already do that already so you can always learn something pick up an extra tip or two. >> thank you rob. >> you can always learn something rob you're totally right. >> and i love that katie ledecky. she was asked how does it feel to be swimming were it a target on your back everybody coming after you she said i just do it. >> very impressive and 19 years old.
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so accomplished. as we head outside this 42. not too bad. northbound volume headed towards 295. a new crash in paoli which of the county darby road at devon road. if you're bringing the regional rails in from chester county problems this morning on the paoli thorndale regional rail line. all trains are halted between thorndale and malvern and then only one train every 40 minutes from malvern on in. karen. >> watching for a chance of a shower or thunderstorm. we he haven't seen any more than a sprinkle. at 7:00 a.m. 76, at 10:00 a.m., 81. by noon 85. your high today is 90 but at 3 o'clock when you hit 90 it's going to feel like it's 97 degrees. 6 o'clock 86 degrees with a chance for a shower or a thunderstorm. i've been talking to people on facebook on my facebook live and curt who pours concrete and christina a mail considerrier having a tough time as are my graphics. musikfest if you're headed in bethlehem to see don henle at
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77 clock it's 83. going to be muggy. 9 o'clock 80. at 11 o'clock 78 degrees just a chance for a shower or thunderstorm. matt and tam. >> thank you, karen. a picture tells the story for an indian photographer who went on his honeymoon solo. he brought along a picture of his new bride posing alongside her smiling fails on the flight to italy. she was back home not smiling because she lost her passport and she needed a visa. patel is snapping shots from the honeymoon she missed out on. dude a bit of advisement if your wife can't go you probably shouldn't go, either. we'll be right back.
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>> ♪ >> top stories here at 6:56. a gunman to the a 47-year-old man while he was walking in the city's west oak lane section overnighter. the spray of bullets shatter add car window on the 2000 block of chelten avenue. the victim is in serious but stable condition. a few blocks away and several hours earlier a stray bullet critically injured a six-year-old girl. police say at least 21 shots were fired from two different guns on the 6300 block of woodstock street last night. >> normal heavy volume here on 95 southbound from the betsy ross bridge into girard. karen. >> 77 degrees right now. it's a hot one today. a high of knife 90 with oppressive humidity. at 10:00 a.m. 80. watching for a shower or thunderstorm to fire up this morning at any point. we haven't seen much of that y
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at noon 85. by 3:00 p.m. 90 but it will feel like 97. >> oh lovely. all right. well, that's it for us. we'll send you to "gma." we'll be back here in 30 for updates. for dave murphy matt pelman matt o'donnell karen rogers and tamala edwards. stay cool. >> ♪
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good morning, america. donald trump defending himself after a comment being called a threat against hillary clinton. >> if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people, maybe there is, i don't know. >> trump says he was not suggesting violence and clinton facing her own troubles overnight. a new batch of her e-mails made public. breaking overnight a former librarian killed by police in front of a horrified crowd. shot while volunteering for a demonstration at a police safety event. the latest on what officers say was a terrible accident. flash flood danger. a woman rescued after a car barrels into a bridge. now more monsoon rain hitting the southwest and a dangerous heat wave moving east. gold medal glory at the olympics. the world's best


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