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you, it is saturday, september 3 and we, of course, are tracking hermine. >> atlantic city police officer has been shot and is in critical condition after an exchange of gunfire. >> another person was shot and killed in the shootout. there's a search for two more suspects. this happened in the parking garage of the caesar casino on
the 2100 block of pacific avenue. pacific avenue is closed as police with rifles search the area. they are looking for the gunman. "action news" has a crew on the way. we'll update you on the story as more information comes into the newsroom. is it a sign of things to come, tropical storm hermine has left her mark on several southern states bringing high winds and heavy surf and, of course, flooding. good morning, once again, it is saturday, september 3, i'm nydia han. >> thank you for waking up with us, i'm gray hall. right now the entire coast of delaware and new jersey are under a tropical storm warning. chris sowers is keeping an eye on hermine and what else expected over the holiday weekend. >> reporter: the latest is that the forecast coming in from the national hurricane center looks almost identical from what we saw last night.
tropical storm warnings have been extended from long island to the carolina coast here. it includes wilmington and cape hatteras own jersey shore and the delaware beaches. the warning means tropical storm force winds and conditions are expected within the next 24 hours. the center of circulation there's cape hatteras, the center of circulation is over handle and surprisingly maintaining its strength. usually a lot of times when the center of the sick calculation gets over lands -- circulation gets over lands it will weaken. that's not the case. light rain is pushing into extreme southern delaware and sussex county. it's going to take a long time for the rain to move inland across the delaware and the lehigh valley. the lehigh valley may stay dry across the entire event. it's going to be the jersey shore that takes it on the chin with this one.
hermine 60-mile an hour that's the maximum sustained winds. it's moving off to the east/northeast at a rapid pace, 21 miles per hour, the pressure is 997 mill abars. as it makes the left hand turn the stronger winds make it closer to the coast and stalled out over here, it would not be a big deal. but because it's making a left hand turn conditions go downhill. tuesday morning, the center of circulation is sitting off the jersey shore a couple of hundred miles off the shore, we're expecting it to strengthen back into a hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour and tuesday it starts to get out of here at least a
little bit and starts to pull away into the north up into new england. coastal threat heavy rain for the next 48 hours. high threat of coastal flooding beach erosion and power outages. the farther inland you are, the less impact you'll see from the storm. shore will get pounded with this one there could low lying evacuations. when i come back in just a few minutes we'll talk about the track and the stats on hermine and i have another heat wave for you unfortunately in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> busy in the weather department, criminals, thank -- chris. thank you. beach goers are doing their best to get the most out of the weekend before hermine moves through. people are warned of rip currents dangers. while there's fun to be had, preparations are underway before hermine. >> dan deny talked to people
who are getting ready. >> reporter: a baby and a dog sharing a stroller on a packed ocean city boardwalk hours before the storm rain and gusty winds are expected to make their way here. >> i'm going to hunker down and watch tv. >> others tell me the rain is not going to stop them. >> that doesn't stop us. >> reporter: rain or shine this family will have fun. >> you got it, salute. >> reporter: already, the ocean was churning with the storm several hundred miles away. some boarlts were packing -- boaters were packing it up. >> better to be safe than sorry. >> reporter: one family from berlin was trying to enjoy the last rays of sunlight on the beach before the storm sets in. >> we're here, we're going to have fun, either here or a day in the house. >> reporter: you guys ready for it?
>> yes. >> reporter: at the farley marina, boarlts were tieing down their boats. as a matter of fact carmen was trying to put flounder you caught to put them on the grill before the storm arrives. one family was trying to get a boat ride in before the storm. >> we're taking advantage of the sun set before the bad weather. >> reporter: for some if it is going to be a washout sit back and enjoy the ride. >> you're going to get wet in the ocean or the pool so we'll be out on the boardwalk. >> reporter: getting wet. >> absolutely. >> reporter: by the way the beach concerts in atlantic city have been canceled because of the storm. one more thing, one, two, three -- >> happy labor day!! >> reporter: in ocean city, i'm
dann cuellar, back to you. >> in delaware, people who live along the beach are prepared for hermine's arrival. folks in dewey beach are not taking any chance also. the action cam was there as workers got boats to higher ground. >> we have a few they are smart they want to be safe, we pull them out and get them ready. >> reporter: residents and visitors and property owners should secure loose objects to prevent winds from turning them into projectiles. music fans are hoping hermine doesn't washout the made in america festival. the stage is set in tbront of -- front of the museum of art. crews have been busy all week. rihanna is the headliner, cold play is the big act tomorrow. there are no weather contingencies in place. hermine knocked over trees
and power lines in eastern north carolina. crews are watching creeks and rivers swollen by five to 8 inches of rain in some spots. a state of emergency remains in effect in 33 counties in north carolina. of course, "action news" will have continuing coverage on air and online throughout the weekend as hermine approaches. head to 6abc.com to view our inter active maps for the latest conditions in your area. track the storm as it moves up the coast and follow our meteorologists on social media for the latest updates. a fire has killed a american e person in mercer county, new jersey. a fire alarm monitoring service tipped off authorities. police officers got there first but couldn't get into the home because the flames and smoke was too much. firefighters arrived and found the victim. they were unable to save that
person. the driver of this car talked about her close call. the car plowed into a fence and hurdled a pool and took took out the deck. it happened on the woman's way home from work. ment car first collided with a pup in north philadelphia. the driver told jeff chirico about the terrifying seconds after hitting the truck. >> i flipped and then i came here. >> reporter: your car flipped over. >> yeah. >> reporter: you flew over this way, over the pool? >> yeah. >> reporter: she and the truck driver are okay, and neither is being cited. if the crash happened 15 minutes later, four children would be in the pool. this morning funeral services are being held for a little girl who was caught in the crossfire in camden. a public viewing for 8-year-old
gabriel carter begins at 9:00 a.m. the funeral will follow at 11:00 a.m. gabriel was paying on her neighbor's porch when a gun battle erupted nearby. 76,000-dollar reward offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. turning to the race for the white house, donald trump heads to detroit today as he tries to expand support among minorities. >> donald trump was in north philadelphia where he held a round table event. outside of the event, protesters blasted the invitation only round table calling it a self-serving photo opt. trump said african-americans
have nothing to lose for voting for change. >> folks reached out for me, they are tired, it's been run for democrats, 50 years, 70 years, some over 100 years. someone like hillary clinton will do nothing for african americans, they will take the vote and say see you in four years. >> trump said the police need to continue the stop "stop and " policy and philadelphia sanctuary city policy only benefits criminals. >> meanwhile, democratic nominee, hillary clinton is coming under more scrutiny under the private e-mail service. fbi released details notes with hillary back in july. clinton told the fbi she relied on staff to not send e-mails containing classified information to that account.
clinton plans a campaign stop in illinois on monday. >> up next, we'll continue our coverage of tropical storm hermine. including the damage that the storm has left as it traveled a across parts of florida. >> look who needs help after hermine downs trees in florida. >> reporter: when i come back i'll have the latest track from the national hurricane center and the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> welcome back, this is
breaking news, just into "action news," and new video right here, gunfire broke out around 3:30 a.m. in front of the parking garage of caesar's casino 2100 block of pacific avenue. one person was killed, another injured. that person is an atlantic atlay police officer. he was transported to the hospital, he is in critical condition. atlantic city police officer is in critical condition after gunfire rang out in front of the parking garage of caesar's casino 2100 block of pacific avenue. new jersey state police have set up a command post at the bass pro shop. troopers have brought in k-9 dogs to track two men wanted in connection with the shooting. pacific avenue is closed between missouri and ohio avenue as
police with long rifles canvass the area looking for the gunmen. now back to hermine, florida is cleaning up downed trees and power lines in the aftermath of hermine. the storm hit florida the first her country in 11 years. hundred of thousands of power outages are reported. some are still in the dark. the storm took chunks out of a waterfront road. a family of racoons came down during the storm of hermine. they are doing okay. >> everybody is keeping their eyes to the sky as we track hermine. what can we expect today. >> reporter: it's a small storm very compact, about 50% of the viewing area once the storm is over will say what storm. we'll start with the view of the
ben franklin bridge, obviously dark, quiet. the wind have not picked up just yet. right now the seas are starting to pick up as the storm gets closer and closer. really today is a day of transition, it will start out nice and quiet. as we march farther along in the afternoon, the conditions will deteriorate rapidly especially for the jersey shore. here's the latest on hermine, the center of circulation is sitting west of cape hart us north carolina -- hatteras, north carolina racing off to the east. you can see the feared bands getting as far north as cape may county and sussex county. maximum sustained winds are 60 miles per hour. you need 74 or higher for it to become a hurricane. there are models that has that happening once it re-emerge also over the atlantic.
you're looking at all the lines on the map each line representing a different forecast model. forecast of what you want to see are these lines close together, that means the forecast models are in good agreement. we have that all the lines are tightly packed here, the storm gets 200 miles off the coast of atlantic city. all of a sudden it hits this blocking high right here and it has nowhere to go. that's why you see these lines doing a loop deloop here. they don't know what to do with the storm. it sits here stalling out over new jersey for the several days, the end result being 48 hours of getting pounded from sandy hook to the delaware beaches. future tracker 6, this is a quiet day, you'll see high, thin clouds to start, those clouds lower and thicken throughout the day most of us us should stay dry, showers for the jersey shore later this afternoon and delaware beaches. tomorrow morning, the light rain
moves across the jersey shore, interior sections it's quiet, mainly cloudy, wind starting to pick up. sunday afternoon, everybody starts to feel the gusty winds that's when the outer bands make their way off the ocean inland, atlantic city, wildwood, millville seeing rain at that point, showers as far west as the city of philadelphia. sunday into monday morning, labor day showers east of the delaware river. quiet west of the delaware river, just cloudy and windy. rainfall totals, it depends on locations. the closer you are to the water, the heavier the rains are going to be. right now this particular forecast model suggests 2 to 4 inches of rain from lakehurst all the way down through wildwood and cape may. look at the city of philadelphia, maybe .3 of an inch, maybe nothing at all. again you have to be closer to the water for this storm. winds gusting 40 to 50 miles per
hour later this afternoon down the jersey shore, 15 to 25 inland. it's not that windy of a day for interior sections. winds will howl closer to the water. wind will pick up at 3:00 p.m., we'll see 40 to 50 miles per hour gusts. some areas might see gusts as high as 60 to 65 miles per hour as the storm starts to intensify and get a little bit closer to the jersey shore before pulling away tuesday and wednesday. so the call from accuweather with the system a good 48 hours of just straight pounding for the jersey shore, heavy surf, waves 9 to 12 feet. latest statement out of the national weather service suggests the waves could be as high as 15 feet. that's going to create beach erosion. winds gusting to 06 miles per hour and coastal flooding going to be a big issue, because long island to the carolinas we're expecting a storm surge of 2 to
4 feet that's on top of abnormally high tide to begin with because of the new moon we just saw a couple of days ago. city, sunny and breeze, temperatures in the 60s with increase of clouds. mostly cloudy, 79 degrees. tomorrow, windy, rain developing late that's for the city. jersey shore, 76. 80 degrees labored windy and combination of sun and is clouds. 90 degrees for wednesday, 93 thursday, look at friday's high, 94. the normal is 82. that's 12 degrees above average and we're in the middle of september at that point. >> that weekend with the rain and weekend. >> that weekend just for the jersey shore. >> but everybody is going to the shore. >> reporter: thing how great of a summer this has been for the
folks down there, every a weekend has been great and everybody wants to get out there for one last time and this hams. >> winds whipped up a dust devil in parts of oregon on friday. look at this here, the security camera captured a when i will wind always it blew through the farm. it was strong enough to rip a 6 to the plant from the ground.
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>> so glad you're waking up with us on a saturday morning, 5:54, 69 degrees, the big weather story on "action news" is hermine. meteorologist chris sowers is tracking the track of the storm. he'll let you know what it means for the weekend. in "healthcheck" this morning, your hand soap may not be working as hard as you thought it was. 19 ingredients in the bacterial associated press on the market, manufacturers failed to show
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september 3, we, of course, are keeping an on eye tropical storm hermine which has dealt a serious blow for the florida panhandle to the carolinas, it could put a damper on your labor day celebrations in particular at shorepoints up and down the jersey and the delaware coast. >> breaking news out of atlantic city, an atlantic city police officer has been shot and is in critical condition after an exchange of gunfire. another person was shot and killed in that shootout. this happened in the parking garage of the caesar's casino 2100 block of pacific avenue around 3:30 a.m. there's a heavy police presence right now always authorities look for at least two o