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"action news" is there as the summer ends for many students and they head back to the books. we'll continue with the accuweather forecast, many would consider to be quite perfect. we have a break from the humidity and the temperatures are gone. let's look outside sky6 live hd showing the commodor barry bridge. a few clouds in the sky, get out there and enjoy it this monday. meteorologist david murphy is doing just that, outdoors on the terrace. this forecast has people smiling. >> reporter: no kidding, sarah. we have blue skies overhead. if you look horizontally to the horizon, you will see fair-weather cumulus, but it's very bright. the clouds and the rain that harmed areas last night ask gone. we've not only replaced the skies with clear skies and just a few clouds out there, but the wind out of the northwest really having a nice impact on us, drawing drier air in binghamton and buffalo and pittsburgh into
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the coastal mid atlantic. 79 degrees in philadelphia. 81 in washington, d.c. 76 in central park in new york city, the i-95 corridor in total is enjoying nice conditions right now. the dewpoints are dropping. still 61 in washington. just barely humid, but in philadelphia, 58 up in new york, 54. look at the 47-degree dewpoint in buffalo and binghamton. we'll see the dewpoints tomorrow drop to those levels. an indication that the northerly flow is drying in the drier air. it's a little bit breeze for the first time in a while. 9-mile an hour in philadelphia. we're seeing the winds in the teens north and west in the places like the poconos, allentown and reading, lancaster and trenton. i could see it getting more breezy straight down on the shore later today. here's where we're going 82 degrees by 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m., 83. the high is going to be 84 at
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3:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m., 80 degrees, if you're going to be out walking the dog or doing something else, it's going to be plenty, clear -- pleasant, clear skies at 10:00 p.m., 71 degrees and low humidity. it will last for 3, 3 1/2 days and we'll talk about when the heat and humidity comes back. summer is not quite over yet. >> is always a step ahead when you're making your plans, rely on the power of storm tracker 6 live 24 hours a day. take advantage of facebook and twitter, as well for our meteorologists for updates. philadelphia police are trying to track down two armed shooters who killed a man in front of his own children this morning. it happened at 7th street in hunting park. a gunman entered the home through a window on the first floor. they confronted the husband and
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wife in the upstairs bedroom. one neighbor heard the shooting, she does not want to show her face. >> she was saying, no, no, no, no, ah, and then you heard the shots. >> reporter: 6 children were in the home, some inside the bedroom when the shooting happened. the man shot died at the scene the wife is expected to be okay. police believe the victim knew the shooter. no leads on the suspect. this is the 6500 block of castor avenue, water poured into the basements of 6 businesses early this morning. the water was shut off and the fire department helped pump water out of the stores, no word when the problem will be fixed. there's a new warning about the spread of the zika virus in the united states. experts say it could extend beyond florida putting other gulf coast states at risk. elizabeth hur joins us live.
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>> reporter: health experts said it was only a matter of time before zika virus spread not only across florida, but other states. florida officials are speaking out asking for help from washington. the fight sains zika -- against zika virus spreading to miami beach identified two hot zones. >> reporter: is it putting a damper on your trip? >> not yet. >> i don't feel i have to worry about it right now because i'm in not in the third trimester of our pregnancy. >> reporter: cdc is warning pregnant women and their partners to avoid travels not only in the hot zones, but anywhere in miami dade county. i would not be surprised if we
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see cases in texas and louisiana particularly where you have flooding with louisiana there will be problems getting rid of standing water. with the spread of the virus inevitable, health officials say attacking the virus by spraying, congress needs to do more. >> we pass legislation that is free of riders to fully attack the virus. >> the congresswoman went on to say that the current funding for the zika vaccine is set to run out next month. to keep it under control, congress needs to take action immediately. i'm elizabeth hur channel 6 "action news." >> now to the 2016 race for the white house. donald trump is insisting he is not flip flopping on the plan to
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deport the 11 million people living in the u.s. illegally, he said he wants to come up with a firm, but fair answer. he is working with the hispanic community. hillary clinton is calling on her supports supporters to help those in louisiana calling it a crisis in kneed of national attention. clinton will visit the area when the presence of a political campaign will not disrupt the response. summer is officially over for students in delaware, the action cam was in new castle where children arrived bright anne early this morning for the first day of classes at pleasantville, elementary. the superintendent was on hand to relieve any back to school jitters. students at mastery, frederick douglass school was there to welcome the kids back
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to class. the teachers were there, as well as the police. >> reporter: believe it or not, kids are heading back to school. this morning officers from the 22nd district and members of the community welcomed students back to mastery charter school in north philadelphia. the summer is over and the school year isen is on their way. >> the school wants to do make sure before they got down to work, they celebrated the start of the year. >> kids can have anxiety and feelings of stress, we wanted to have members. community, particularly the police officers welcome the students. >> reporter: students dove into class getting their scheduleds, their books and teachers, sure it's sad to see summer go, but there's something special about
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the opportunities the new year bring. >> we talk about what can i do to make my class better. [inaudible]. >> i'm so excited. >> reporter: a lot of smiles and excitement a year of promise ahead. in north philadelphia, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> the archdiocese of philadelphia says it will officially close three churches next month because they are too excessive to keep open. the closures include st. john of the cross in roslyn and saint keel i can'ts in -- celia's church in coatsville. they will close on september 16. a mother gets a tick from police after she drove her car off the highway and left hanging over a guardrail. a phillies player is calling for change after a young girl got hit by a foul ball at a
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phillies game this weekend. those stories and more when we return. a paraingly glider was-
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glider was killed after hitting the roof of a church in riew -- utah. nobody else was injured. first responders rescued a woman and 6-year-old son dangle off a florida overpass. orange county firefighters threaded cables to secure it. traffic cam video shows a firefighter lifting someone out of the car. the 27-year-old driver and her young son was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. police say she was ticketed for careless driving. there are new questions about how prepared our airports are for a real emergency after chaos erupted after jfk international airport. people thought they heard
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gunfire and panic erupted. there were never any shots fired. david kerley reports. >> reporter: it was panic. >> we're getting gun shots. >> reporter: passengers running for their lives. >> active shooter plan at this time. >> reporter: the shocking pictures on the tarmac, are not only flyers running but security personnel, too. >> somebody started screaming and everybody dropped their bags on the tarmac and tsa was running. someone heard an applause at the olympics, and yelled someone was shooting. it was a false alarm, but it was a scene that alarmed the senior new york senator. >> nobody was telling them the right thing or leading them to safety. it was several tsa agents who shouted out that someone had a gun or there were terrorists.
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>> reporter: local police sheriffs and contractors, that's the reason the senator said it may not be just jfk but other american airports that could see panic like this if there is a real shooting. schumer is calling for a federal investigation. he wants the department of homeland security to look into the jfk incident and see if there are broader lessens for all our airports. abc news reagan national airport him of. phillies short stop freddie galvis wants protective netting expanded at citizens bank park. a little girl was hit by his foul ball. the phillies netting covers behind home plate and stretches to the inner edge of dugout. another young woman was hit by a foul ball in yesterday's game. the eagles signed a new
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linebacker, he is coming on the nest with a young year deal up to $3 million. the 31-year-old spent ten years in the league playing for the lions and the titans. schwartz was a coach on both of these teams. celoc is coming off angle surgery. sky6 live hd showing you the beach in cape may. meteorologist david murphy has an update from accuweather when "action news" comes right back.
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vietnam. a great day for them. they could probably have a picnic outdoors. >> reporter: if you want to go back and get naturalized tomorrow, it's a great day. storm tracker 6 live double scan, the rain from last night is gone. outside we have the action cam in fairmont park, i love these flowers that draw the bees, the bees are having problems these days, 79 degrees, currently in philadelphia. the dewpoint has dropped into the 50s as expected it would bel it will continue to go into the low 50s before the end of the day, because the winds are out of the north/northwest at 9 miles per hour strong than that at times and that's drawing in drier air. you see the rain and cloudy cover moving away, additional cloud cover streaking off the great lakes, but overall mostly
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sunny skies. 70 degrees is where we were at 8:00 a.m. 78 about now, but 84 is the high at 3:00 p.m. and it is going to be a bright one today with low humidity a little bit of a breeze. 80 degrees in allentown. 81 in cape may. 82 in atlantic citiment 81 and 82 surf city to ocean city. sunscreen important today, the shades. low risk of rip currents swim near the lifeguards. bethany beach, mid 80s there. dpoomp -- future tracker 6 handling the dewpoint story, areas down south, it's a little sticky, you'll get down threshhold of less humid air around 6:00 p.m. 82 by 3:00 p.m. 83 by 4:00 p.m.
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the high is 84 around 3:00 p.m. still holding by 6:00 p.m. -- still holding 80 by 6:00 p.m. overnight tonight, dipping down to 62 in philadelphia. some suburbs in the 50s, that means tuesday morning it's a cool start, but a beautiful finish, high pressure knocking the breezes down, high of 82 degrees and low humidity. the dewpoints dropping. remember, anything below 60 indicates dry, not humid air. today we're dipping to 53. tomorrow in the 40s with the dewpoint. more typical of what you would see in early spring and heading toward fall and autumn. 57 on wednesday, more humid here, but not feeling it. thursday is the day it will be moderately humid and friday, hot and humid all over again. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today at high, 84. sunny enhumid, breezy. tomorrow, breezy, sunny not
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humid and 82. even though we climb to 87 on wednesday, it's warmer, but sunny with low humidity. stickier on thursday, 89 is the high. friday, a cold front starts to approach us, ahead of the front we'll see a spike in heat and humidity, 92 is the high, it will be close to oppressively humid and there's a chance of a an afternoon or evening thunderstorm as the front passes through. hind it right now we're playing saturday and sunday dry. well not push cooler air in, those of you who like highs around 90 won't mind. saturday animal -- and sunday highs around 90. dewpoints in the mid 60s. if you're heading to the union match at talen energy stadium, you will want to bring along or purchase cool drink down there. >> topping the people scene four months later details are coming out about the death of music icon prince. an official said several pills
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taken from his estate in minnesota were counterfeit drugs that contained fentanyl. many were found in aspirin and hidden in duffle bags. autopsy results show prince died of a overdose of federal budgetten -- an over0 -- over dose of fentanyl. if anybody was entitledded to -- entitled to a great birthday bash it was tony bennett. it's where he sang i live my heart in san francisco over 60 years ago. >> karen rogers has this week's 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: cloak and dagger
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theater company was formed with the hopes of donating to local charities through the arts. now 6 months after its founding, the organization is already tackling seven shows in its first season. cloak and dagger theater company was found in march 2016 by a group of local theater enthusiasts. their unique mission serves to benefit local charities through one of kind productions. >> what better way to raise money for a charity you like than watching a broadway show. >> many of the proceeds go to mana and alex's lemonade stand. the proceeds could earn up to $15,000 a show. show tunes is currently running now through august 28. and the proceeds will benefit women a against abuse. >> show tunes is the music of jerry her hermans all about
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strong women name dolly and mame. evita tells the story of eva parone. >> she was one of the most influential women in argentina. it's a high level show with high level dance and energy. we want to give somebody the opportunity to have a meal or a surgery. >> reporter: cloak and dagger performs show opportunities through august 28 at the independence seaport museum. we have more at the arts. for 6abc loves the arts i'm karen rogers.
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i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. michael hayden: if he governs consistent with some of the things he said as a candidate, i would be very frightened. gillian turner: he's been talking about the option of using a nuclear weapon against our western european allies. max boot: this is not somebody who should be handed the nuclear codes. charles krauthammer: you have to ask yourself, do i want a person of that temperament controlling the nuclear codes? and as of now, i'd have to say no. [bill o'reilly sighs]
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of the newscast for the last two weeks when we look at the temperatures, but not today. >> reporter: you consider sarah, we have low humidity, and these are better numbers. low 80s in the northern and western suburbs. low humidity in the i-95 corridor with philadelphia getting up to 84, and down the shore, some spots farther south it's a little stickier, but not that bad. even there the humidity level are in the process of dropping. low 80s in sea isle and cape may. >> finally this move, move over evil canel. he used a ramp to jump over a helicopter and through the fire. he is a pastor at the faith on fire philip. his jump is symbolic with the his faith and the ramp representing the highs and lows in life.
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