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linc, they will have a hard time beating mother nature, the hot forecast coming up. >> good morning, 5:30, august 11. karen rogers it's already 81. >> reporter: it feels like 81. that's why the national weather service has the excessive heat warning not only today, hazy, hot and humid conditions. 81 in philadelphia. even in the poconos, 70. 77 in allentown. 76 in reading. 80 in trenton. 79 in dover. looking for relief in cape may. already 78 degrees right there. we can see the heat index, feels like 87 in philadelphia. feels like 85 in trenton. through much. area already feeling like it's well into the 80s. looking at satellite and radar we have lots of clouds and disturbances north and west. north of the region we have
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caught a couple of sprinkles near chester county and the lehigh valley. not any big storms just yet, but something we're watching in the unstable atmosphere. we expect the best chance for are that will be north and west of the city especially and late in the afternoon. 7:00 a.m., 80 degrees, lots of clouds out there. 10:00 a.m., 83. uncomfortable at lunchtime already. 88 degrees, maybe sunshine mixing with the clouds. 3:00 p.m. that's the high. 93. it will feel like 100 and by 5:00 p.m., coming down from that high 90 degrees. that's when we expect a couple of scattered showers or thunderstorms. so if you're heading to the eagles game we'll talk about what to expect with that coming up in a few minutes. >> reporter: the bottom line you want to slow down and take it easy. we don't have any slow downs on the roads karen, in part because construction is clearing out. work on the vine street expressway that closed it down, the work crews are there no longer. traffic is moving okay between
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broad street and 76. they return tonight at 1:00 p.m. our crash -- 11:00 p.m., our crash in newtown conveyer media line pike -- square at media line pike has cleared out. two work zones on the pennsylvania turnpike westbound between downingtown and reading, left lane out of commission. eastbound work approaching bensalem and bucks county blocking the right lane. the crash in hatboro near the post office has cleared. overnight construction at the tacony-palmyra andn bristol bridge have gone. >> possible fire and explosion has injured two dozen people in silver spring maryland. officials say it caused a building collapse.
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people are posting explosion on social media. massive flames lighting up the night sky before midnight. the blaze is under control, but no word on what led to a deserve deserve -- devastating scene. a man was shot and killed on germantown avenue before 11:00 p.m. officers got to the scene to find a 46-year-old man on the street suffering from a gunshot wound to his stomach. officers spotted a man with a gun running from the scene. >> the officers went on foot pursuit, they made the arrest, they recovered the weapon after the suspect threw it in bushes. >> the victim was rushed to the hospital, but later died. investigators plan to check surveillance cameras from a philadelphia housing authority building and nearby business. >> new on "action news," an armed lancaster county threatened two nurses and stormed off with his girlfriend
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and is on the run this morning. he snatched his girlfriend on tuesday, he threatened to absolute the nurses if they didn't cooperate. authorities is not sure if buzzard who is being treated for bipolar disorder went willing. drivers and rescue crews will resume looking for a man who disappeared in the schuylkill river this morning. he was last seen at the 30th street chestnut street bridge. two men dove in to help him, rescue crews pulled them out of the water. both of them are okay. it's bad enough to see people driving with one hand and texting with the other. a local couple watched a woman hit the schuylkill expressway at rush hour, texting with her hands and driving with her feet. they caught the whole thing on
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their cell phone. they shared that video with us, it is exclusive to "action news." we'll hear from the wife who recorded the stunning sight in the next half-hour. it's game day for the birds, the eagles face off against the buccaneers at the linc. unfortunately the blistering heat and humidity will be front and center for all that action. annie mccormick is live at the stadium. annie i bet you can feel it already out there. >> reporter: yeah, muggy, it's oppressive. imagine what it's going to be like later tonight after you hear what karen is talking about. the heat will be dangerous. they are making an exception for people heading in. normally you can't bring liquids in, they are saying today they want people to be hydrated, you can bring in an 16-ounce water bottle that is factory sealed you're allowed to bring that in. fans are excited for tonight, we have them watching in preseason
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practices. debuts tonight, one for doug peterson who won't be able to sleep ahead of the game so excited. don't expect them to hold back on calling plays. he has a list of scripted plays for sam broad ford and carson wentz in the preseason opener. a lot of eyes will be on carson wentz debut. >> i'm going to go out there and show what i can do. i'm not going to try to blow anybody away, just play ball. not trying to play out of body, just play ball. the rest of the will take care of it. >> i want to see the timing and accuracy and decision making with him. i want to see him move the offense especially coming out of the locker room the second half of the game, starting fast, depending on whatever happens at the coin toss. i want to see that execution and i want to see him lead the
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football team, especially in this first game. >> reporter: yeah, fans getting a glimpse of what the season could be like. let's be honest, tailgaters it's your first chance to try out your mean on on -- men onus. the tailgaters i'm talking about, uncle marty, are you bringing out your habachi, how will you handle it. stick to the water and opt out of the other beverages to make sure you're highlighted and enjoy the game. >> thanks, annie. the game is at 7:00 p.m., it will be fine by then. >> reporter: i'm taking bets on who will be drinking the water. that's good advice by annie mccormick. we're dry in philadelphia, you
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can see the showers and thunderstorms. we'll go in closer where they are, riding along i-80. if you're on i-78 you can see a few sprinkles, in reading a sprinkle there, as well. let's look outside and see what it looks like, we're stuck in the clouds, lots of clouds looking live in atlantic city as the disturbance kind of rides through, but nothing is breaking this heat. 81 degrees right now already in philadelphia. the dewpoint 76, oppressive humidity. we've got our always on day planner to help you out hour by hour. the winds out of the west that will pump up the hot, humid air. that's the way it will stay. ocean temperature, 79. satellite and radar showing the clouds in place, we can see the showers and storms firing up to the north and west they will ride out to the east. that's a weak little disturbance riding through. that will not change the impact
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of the of the heat and humidity. future tracker 6, the better chance of seeing the storms later in the day, philadelphia north and west. we'll have a cell popping through, especially philadelphia north and west, we're watching that. especially later today. the high of 93. 8:00 p.m., 81 lots of clouds. 10:00 a.m., 88. 3:00 p.m., 93 degrees with a shower or thunderstorm. 5:00 p.m., 90 degrees. this is the heat index tracker, what it will feel like. 2:00 p.m., we're talking about a high of 93 it will feel like 102, 101 at 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m., feeling like 96 degrees, if you're heading to the eagles it will feel like the 90s. looks like we'll have a kickoff temperatures 88 degrees.
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the 4th quarter, 84. watching for are a chance of thunderstorms around, be careful of that. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, a lot going on with the heat, hot and humid, 93. chance for a storm. hotter tomorrow, 95. each day chance for a storm especially north and west. saturday, scorching heat, 96. sunday, stifling 95 we upped the numbers from yesterday. monday, not as brutal, a front coming through. you feel relief on tuesday, warm, 86. wednesday, nice and comfortable, that's the atlantic city air show, 84 degrees a bit more seasonable and you'll be happy to be in the 80s by that point. scorching heat, i think the worst part of it oppressive humidity. >> new this morning, they share a birthday now twin sisters in berks county have something greater to share. a barber in a tough
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neighborhood is earning respect for the simple rule he has in the shop. >> reporter: route 1oo sunrise boulevard. when we come back we'll check out several construction zones when "action news" continues on this thursday morning. >>
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>> welcome back we're taking live look at penns landing, the blue of the sunrise is coming through. 5:43, 81 degrees, incredibly hot and humid today. a good day to forego outside activity if you can. it's coincidental ironic, that's the shot of the river rink. >> reporter: maybe we'll get a little refreshment looking at the river rink or spend some time on a boat today. a good ride in the burbs heading to gloucester and the walt whitman bridge. looking good on northbound 42. a bunch of work zones near the cherry hill area. they will be working at 7:00 a.m. closing down long wood
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avenue northbound and kennel worth will get you around that. we have construction going on until further notice on the turnpike connector in florence township, burlington county, westbound work near the toll plaza. actually right now you're seeing slowing with speeds in the 40s, with the right lane blocked because of the that construction zone. in the phoenixville area don't forget the 23, nut portion is closed. stick with 113 to get around that. in upper chichester naamans creek road is shut down because of railroad work. welsh track road closed through september for construction. maybe chestnut road or old baltimore pike to get around that. time for the waze app computer report, 476 without there's construction going on there near
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lower sal folder. >> presidential hopeful hillary clinton says there could be tremendous consequences over donald trump's comments about her candidacy and second amendment supporters can stop her. she said he lacks the temperament for being commander-in-chief. she faces questions about e-mail and political favors. donald trump accused president obama for being the founder of isis. he is critical of the troop pullout from iraq and he said
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led to the rise of the islamic state. a police shootout in arkansas, a sheriff's deputy on the verge of retiring was killed and the police chief was wounded. that suspect held police at bay for 4 hours he was wearing a bullet proof vest and had explosives in his home. the k-9 was injured in the car and ran away after being shot. tyrone's barrier shot is in -- barber shop is in oakland. he said he has strict rules. >> your character is how you show yourself.
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if your pants are down, i might look at you quiet differently. self-respect is gained by giving respect to others. he has started a donation drive to give belts to kids. >> how to earn eagles prizes ahead of the first preseason game. >> karen rogers it's 81 degrees out there. >> reporter: it's awful, 93 degrees is the high, well above the high of 86. not touching the record of 101, but it will feel like 101. details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast coming coming up. z22xez zvpz
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♪ more than 40 children request disabilities enjoyed their prom night in montgomery county.
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there was food, flowers and photos a deejay. the dance was hosted by local businesses and variety club. follow stylists helped with their hair and makeup. this year's theme was hollywood where everyone is the star. >> good for them. >> reporter: let's head outside right by philadelphia's mute seems of art. if you're heading down the benjamin franklin parkway we have word of traffic light troubles by 20th street. they are trying to fix the lights for now, traffic light troubles along the benjamin franklin parkway at 20th street. if you're heading to the birds game, the preseason game, septa subways going to be running extra sports express trains leaving fern rock every ten minutes. that's good way to get to the linc. no problems on the regional rail. 7:00 a.m., lots of clouds.
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lunchtime, 88 degrees, oppressive humidity. 3:00 p.m., we'll hit the high of 93. it will feel like over 100. 6:00 p.m., 90 degrees. we have a chance of a shower or thunderstorm. especially philadelphia north and west later in the day. watch for that. if you're heading to musikfest in bethlehem watch for a spotty thunderstorm. 7:00 a.m., a high of 93 today, hot and humid, excessive heat warning goes into effect at lunchtime today. >> you can get the seven-day forecast and live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at any time of the day that you need to on 6abc.com/weather. new on "action news," a small tornado ripped through a account account community downing trees and power lines and damaging several homes. residents are cleaning up damage and debris. the national weather service
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said an ef-0 tornado touched down. winds at 70 miles per hour. no injuries were reported. a pair of berks county sisters took their bond to a whole new level. they shared everything as youngsters from clothes to sports and birthdays. they gave birth in neighboring rooms in reading hospital on tuesday hours apart. the smith twins say everyone is asking if they planned this and they insist they did not.
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>> 5:56, sun has been up for about 25 minutes or so, taking a live look at the ben franklin bridge, 81 degrees officially in philadelphia getting up to 93 today. it's going to feel much worse than that. >> new video on "action news" showing where a tractor-trailer slammed into a home in ohio. teresa gill was in the passenger seat at the time of the crash. she became trapped in the wreckage for two hours, rescuers finally pulled her out. the driver was able to free himself from the wreckage and treated on the scene. nobody was at the home at the time of the crash. eagles fans can score prizes, but you have to be
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pretty savvy. the machine was stocked with eagles prizes, you have to tweet a unique code provided by the machine. the prize machine will be set up for the preseason game at the linc. >> people are hoping to see a-rod's last baseball game as a yankee or were they. looks like the man was not what they expected. >> many of us are guilty of texting and driving, this local driver went beyond that. the video and the live report up next.
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>> good morning, everyone, it is 6:00 a.m., thursday, august 11. >> exclusive video shown to "action news" shows draw-dropping distracted driving. >> owners of a pawn shop arrested we'll tell you about how their scheme worked. >> looking outside, you don't want to go outside, an excessive heat warning has been issued. >> david murphy is off, karen rogers here and matt pellman has traffic. how does it feel? >> reporter: it's horribly muggy. the national weather service has excessive heat warning going into effect at lunch time and lasts through saturday evening for the hazy, hot and humid conditions. it's 80 degrees.

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