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labor day weekend. tropical storm hermine is upgraded to a hurricane and shifted close toward our area. that could mean high wins and rain for the middle of our long holiday weekend. we have team coverage of the storm as we prepare for perhaps some soggy weather, "action news" reporter gray hall is at the shore where we are getting ready for the chance of possible flooding, but lets begin with melissa magee live in wildwood and adam joseph at the beg board tracking the path of the storm tonight. >> we have tropical storm warnings in effect for the weekend for the entire shore line of new jersey, seaside heights and owes city and the beaches in delaware as well. meaning that tropical storm wins are expected. 40 miles or greater, the first time a tropical storm watch since sandy. we look at stormtracker 6 live double scan we have the center of hermine now just to the south of the coastline, apalachicola
and wins sustained at 75 miles per hour, when it makes landfall it will be the first in a decade. there you see the structure of eye wall, the clear air because of the winds wrapping around it, it pulls it down the center where things are calm. and as we look at the statistics now. west of apalachicola and wins sustained around 80 miles per hour at the midnight hour and travels inland south georgia and south carolina and north carolina and with win withes down to 50 miles per hour. but watch what happens when it reemerges over the open waters of the atlanticic saturday night and sunday, the winds start to increase once again and the storm stalls just off of our coast, the strong high pressure to the north and the high is going to block hermine from being kicked out to sea and it
drifts around our region for several days. the shore going to take the biggest impact with this. melissa magee is there to let you know what to expect. >> of course labor day weekend is one of the busiest at the shore and there are concerns that hermine could keep people off the beaches. lets get the latest from melissa magee. >> reporter: rick, it's something we continue to watch as we head into what unfortunately will be or holdiday weekend. lets talk about the shore and shore effects, especially late saturday and sunday. for wildwood and our coastal communities here. this is a prolonged on shore wind events, winds gusting up to 60 miles per hour this could cause beach erosion and coastal flooding. shore impacts for the holiday weekend, if we break it down, friday it's a good looking beach day, the impacts will be on the
low side and same thing saturday morning but saturday afternoon right through the evening hours, it will be on the high side, rain and wind is increasing at that time. and sunday looks to be heavy with pockets of rain and moderate impacts on monday because the storm system is weakening and essentially raining itself out. we'll have more on what to expect with hurricane hermine, the details coming up with the accuweather forecast. rick back to you. >> as we mentioned the labor day weekend always one of the busiest at the shore and there are concerns that hermine could keep people off the beaches there, gray hall is in ventnor where both vacationers and business owners are watching and waiting. >> an empty beach could be the calm before the storm. on ventnor beach it's a wait and see approach for some but some
are staying clear of the water. >> have never ever seen it this empty. this storm has everyone going crazy. it's crazy. lifeguards expect fewer people with rainy conditions notice forecast. hermine could cause coastal flooding, beach erosion and heavy surf. the experts warn that this is not ideal weather for a dip in the ocean and conditions will be dangerous. >> beginners i would not go past your knees. waist deep you can get sucked out pretty fast, you get stuck on the inside and can't getp. it's pretty dangerous especially not near a lifeguard. >> bad weather is not good for business along the beach, workers like david ortiz depend on tips. >> the beach is barren, really bad water wise. so people are not going in the water. employees at jake's cook nook says that gloomy skies are never
a welcoming sight. they are keeping an eye on hermines movement and they are not happy with the blast of weather leakly following, gray skies mean less green in the register. >> when they start talking about it the week before people cancel their plans, we are worry that people canceled their weekend plans and that will definitely affect us. check the impact of hurricane hermine any time by going to 6abc.com is it weather, our map shows you the conditions in our area and use it to check the storm as it moves up the coast. and follow our "action news" meteorologists on social media. well, among the biggest events this holiday weekend there is none quite as big as the made in america festival along the ben franklin parkway, crews are setting up for days and organizers hope that mother
nature will cooperate. jeanette reyes is live with the details tonight. >> reporter: you know rick within the last couple of hours, it seems like things have gotten busier here. this is a live look the vendor are there and jumbotron over here. and the main attraction will be on this stage, you have rihanna and cold play and others but the tricky part is mother nature, just how bad will things get? the summer is winding down but it's going out with a bang, a star studded one, this year's highly anticipated made in america concert is headlined by rihanna and cold play and others. but occasional rain and blustery wind is the unwelcomed guests. >> i like rihanna, and the music and everybody is pretty good. >> jared is a crew member helping to set up for the weekend show, he says that hurricane hermine is no reason
to worry. >> they know what they are doing. no concern. >> the city's office of emergency management, the mayors office and live nation is in constant communication with each other as they track hurricane hermine's path up the east coast. no contingency plan is released yet. >> we have to watch how it moves. >> i'm sure it's going to be fun rain or shine and probably muddy. >> if you have a poncho you are ready to go and can enjoy the concert. >> back to us they are doing a mike check now. earlier this week we know that tickets were selling fast own a couple hundred were left. we should find out what the contingency plan is for the city but who knows you have loyal fans, maybe the weather will scare them off. reporting live jeanette reyes,
channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. from our new jersey newsroom now, one man is dead and another in custody after a shooting at the tangier outlets the walk in atlantic city. investigators say the gunman shot and killed the vick tip and then shot himself. he survived and was taing eninto custody. the two menu each other but don't say what the motive may have been. five firefighters are recovering from injuries after an overnight crash on i-95, officialed say that it could have been fatal if one of the firefighters are not jumped into action to protect his colleagues. the firefighters were on the scene of another accident when the driver of a tractor trailer lost control. firefighter joseph was behind the wheel of the fire truck and spotted the tractor trailer bearing down and maneuvered it forward to protect his crew. good news for commuters that
use septa's regional rail. the fleet will soon be fully repaired. officials say that the regional airlines will be back up to full speed by mid-november. septa pulled more than 100 cars mid-july after discovering potentially dangerous defects. still to come on "action news" tonight. at 6:00 it's one of the nfl's biggest showcase events and coming back to philadelphia. how the city of brotherly love transforms into draft town. and mother theresa is about to become the church's newest saint and local catholics are getting a firsthand view. and the eagles getting ready for the final preseason match-up. jaime apody as a preview. >> none of the starters play but it's an important game. there are jobs on the line, 22 jobs will be lost this weekend.
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this? >> ron jaworsky a happy guy, having a pivotal role bringing the draft back to where it started. back then it was a simple affair but not now. it's a multiday televised fan-fest with millions watching and here the focus will be on the art museum and the rocky steps. the next generation of nfl players will walk those steps. >> the 200,000 fans will come and spend money, the economic value more than two times that of an army navy weekend and the projected budget for the extravaganza is $25 million, will taxpayers money or city services be involved. >> i'm sure there will be but we don't know at this point. >> but city officials promise that the city will take in more relate the taxes than it spends.
>> absolutely, i don't have the exact penny to the moment number but yes. >> it's papal visit cost the city millions in unexpected expenses and the vow is now it won't happen. >> no taxpayer dollars. we went into this know that. no hangover in this one. >> the nfl will be here in april showcasing the city and fans should have a blast and taxpayers will get a good investment. at the art museum. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." some local residents will have a close-up view as mother theresa becomes a saint of the catholic church. catholics from pennsylvania are on a pilgrimage, the highlight will be attending sun's canonization of mother theresa, they are representing the archdiocese of philadelphia at the historic event. it was back to school for
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tonight is the final preseason game. jaime apody is live at the linc with
more. >> reporter: this is about one last chance to impress any coaches, for the guys on the bubble it's about putting enough on tape. this is chase daniel he is used to starting the fourth preseason game. he will pray the first half to get ready for the season and because there is no other
option, carson wentz is nursing a fractured rib. this is big for chase daniel and guys fighting for a job. >> ultimately is what they look for is how you perform in games, you want to be a great practice player and ota's and make impregon coaches elsewhere, it's how you play in a game a preseason or super bowl. how does that guy play when the lights come on. there are 11 guys coming at him. >> there you see chase daniel number 10 getting ready to start the game. the roster stans at 75 and needs to be cut down to 53, that means 22 players will be out of a job. sam bradford is not here excused
because of the passing of his grab father. we'll have complete coverage after "action news" at 11:00. jaime apody, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. the linc will be busy tomorrow it's adorned in cherry and white. the owl host temple in their season opener. they will not overlook anyone let alone army. >> they play to their own standard and they never want to come in second place to ourself. the family says you'll beat them or you'll beat these guys, not about army but teams in the past and then you don't play well. and then you play a team like a bcs top 10 team and you go out to prove it. that is not a way to live your life. please join us for temple football play book, a new show airing every saturday morning on 6 abc at 9:45, head coach, matt
county. we head to the shore ahead of a cold front this downpour pushes towards atlantic city where people are on the sand for the zach brown band, they will get briefly wet and the heaviest stuff moving towards ventnor and ocean city and no lightning with it. as we head to the north a round of heavy downpours pressing through portions of ocean county and heading towards burlington county and clipping the northern part of long beach island and continue to long beach island as well. temperatures upper 70s to around 80 degrees, the heat wave is over and still humid presently but the northerly wind is drying us out overnight as it turns more comfortable. the front is off to the west and we see ripping of the clouds north of philadelphia and that trend continues tonight as we start to clear the air, then we watch hurricane hermine, wins sustained at 75 miles per hour, about to make landfall in the next several hours near the panhandle of florida and tornado watch box up north of tampa,
jacksonville and the east side of the storm you get extra spin to try to turn the thunderstorms. after midnight, we'll be inland in florida, and then southern georgia, south carolina and afternoon and evening and near columbia and charleston and then continues to move inland, it's still inland weakening saturday morning at 7:30, and then emerging off the coast here saturday night and when it goes back over the open waters, our water is near 80 degrees that helps to fuel the storm extra energy coming in and we get rain to break out from the shore to the city 5:00 on saturday and then as we get into sun morning, the storm continues to wrap up and pulls in some heavy rain especially along the shore as well as inland locations. here is what to expect. if are you in philadelphia, winds of around 40 miles per hour as it is looking now is it a night into sunday with 1 to 3
inches of rain and along the shore wins of 60 miles per hour, 3 to 5 inches of rain with more effects than that. we have to watch this track to see, and it will continue to flip if it's more out to sea or close toward what kind of imp t impacts we have as of right now. we head to the shore and melissa magee live in wildwood where we have our last down at the shore going into the labor day weekend. >> reporter: i know adam, it's hard to believe that everything is coming to an end and bad timing with hermine as it works its way into our region over the weekend. but the start of our holiday weekend not bad, friday nice and bright and high temperature of 79 degrees and saturday it turns cloudy especially by the afternoon and evening hours, the rain arrives as well and starts to increase with the moisture too. a high temperature of 75. on sunday, essentially tropical storm conditions across our
region, the wind and the rain and coastal flooding and the peak times to find the activity at the shore is late saturday night and even as we go throughout the day on sunday. it's our final gasp, our last hoorah, we had a good rundown at the shore and back inside to you adam as we track hermine through the weekend. >> a lot of fun this season, as we look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, as we move into the weekend beautiful and sunny and spectacular and 82 and clouds increase on saturday and rain develops southeast to the northwest and the meat of the storm rainy and gusty winds and 80 degrees and we are back to the 90s with the heat and humidity returning the middle of next week. i want the fudge behind her. >> finally tonight it's a girl and a boy. the adventure aquarium revealed the genders of its new baby penguins today.
one of each. the two african penguins were born days apart in april. they can only be identified by a blood test. next it's time to name the penguins and the aquarium has the names to beaker, pickles squirt and thumper. you are invited to vote toer your favorite as well. david muir is next on channel 6 and "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17. join us for "action news" at 11:00 right here on channel 6. now for jim gardner, meteorologist, cecily tynan, adam joseph and ducis rogers i'm rick williams have a nice evening. we hope you'll join us tonight at 11:00.
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