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taff. we're following breaking news, in wilmington, delaware, as you look live right now, firefighters in shock this morning as they process the death of a fellow firefighter battling a fire overnight in wilmington, the 1900 block of lakeview road this is how it look as the flames destroyed the row home. flames emerged from the top of the row home. many, many firefighters responding to the scene. at some point, the scene became so disruptive, that the house, the roof of the house collapsed at that point we believe one firefighter was killed and two others are in critical condition this morning. and this is how it looked as firefighters did the unthinkable pulling the body of their fellow firefighter from the rubble of that destructive scene. that body is wrapped in an american flag, two others were taken to christiana hospital we believe by helicopter this
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morning. they are in critical condition. we know that five people were inside the house when the flames broke out and moments ago we heard from the person who owns the home. >> all my kids running away, fire, fire, the fire started in the basement, we don't know how and we lost everything. >> that was one adult, there were four children inside all of them unharmed this morning that is the good news, but this is the dramatic video as police and first responders provide an escort for the body of the fallen firefighter. we should be clear this morning, we do not know if the firefighter was from the wilmington fire department as several others did respond to the scene, including elsmere and claymont which is known to have a special clams unit. of course the -- collapse unit, of course, the home did
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collapse. there were many, many firefighters on scene, we do not know the identity of the firefighter, again, another look this morning as firefighters process their grief, they need standing like this all morning today reflecting on what happened trying to put out the hot spots of that fire, they did see the body emerge from the rubble, many running to help carry the body with respect from the scene, you saw the results of that, we have many, many reportsers and photographers on the scene working to get us the latest information from the devastating breaking news this morning, but, again, one firefighter dead in wilmington, delaware, two others in critical condition as we speak. now to the accuweather forecast. sky6 live hd looking live at atlantic city this morning, you can see some high clouds in the sky, that will help keep things a little bit on the cooler side as we check in with meteorologist chris sowers to tell us what's in store for the weekend. >> reporter: good morning to you brian, if you're just now waking
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up and you have the air-conditioner on from yesterday, turn it off. it's 60 degrees in the lehigh valley. 54 for the poconos. philadelphia, 65. millville, 6. trenton, down to 61. dover, 68. lancaster, 67 degrees. look at the numbers up to the north across the southern provinces of canada, they are down to the freezing mark right now, i won't attempt to pronounce that name. sun. we won't see numbers in the 30s, but we'll see numbers in the 40s tomorrow no morning. the first blast of fall is on the way. canadian high pressure comes down to the lower 48. we'll see the coolest
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temperatures since spring. higher elevations in the poconos could see patchy frost first thing monday morning. clouds to start, limited sunshine this afternoon in association with the cold front that's in the process of pushing through. breezy and cool high of 75 degrees. look at the overnight lows first thing tomorrow morning, 45 in allentown. 44 in reading, poconos, 41. philadelphia, 50 degrees, believe it or not it gets colder monday morning, it would not surprise me if places in allentown and the poconos get down to 39 or 40 monday morning. so some cool stuff is on the way, get out and enjoy it. i know a lot of of you have been frustrated with the weather. i hope we're done with the heat and humidity. when i come back i'll show you the cool comfortable week ahead. >> a car crash left a driver in
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critical condition. the car flipped over and rolled over at bustleton avenue and county line road in somerton. the driver was flown to hanheman happen. protests are underway in the wake of a shooting of a black man by a black police officer in charlotte, north carolina. these protesters took to the streets in atlanta at that. the wife of the -- atlanta, the wife of the man who was shot released the video of a police stop. >> police told him to drop the gun. >> reporter: he doesn't have a gun, he has a pbi. he has to take his medicine. keith don't let them break the window, come out of the car. >> drop the gun.
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>> keith, don't do it. >> drop the gun. >> keith get out the car. keith, don't do it, don't do it, keith, keith, don't you do it. >> police have said they thought keith scott was armed, two image also show a gun not -- image also not far from his body. it's not clear to whom the gun belongs. police say the wife's video does not provide full context of what happened. officers were there to serve a warrant on a different man. 40-year-old terrence crutcher will be laid to rest. he was shot by a white officer in tulsa, oklahoma. court records said he was not able to see any weapons. she shot crutcher when he tried to reach inside the car that
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came after her search for the weapon. crutcher had his hands up and video shows the windows of the car were never down. a camden man is behind bars charged in the shooting death of 8-year-old gabby carter. u.s. marshalls took tyhan brown into custody at his uncle's home in tennessee. he fled there after the shooting of gabby in august 24. the mother said he did not believe he intended to kill the little girl and had this to say to him. >> it was an accident i know you weren't trying to harm my child, you know, wrong place at the wrong time. i would have felt more comfortable if the person would have come out just saying that. earlier this month, the police arrested the mother and girlfriend for falsifying alibis and hindering investigation. >> police are asking for your
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help identifying a person of interest in the murder of a woman in yeadon. natasha gibson was found dead on bailey road. officials initially thought her boy friend was responsible for her death. now the investigation focuses on a different man seen in a beer store 59th and katherine in west philadelphia. a blood trail led authorities to that scene. now to the race for president. we're two days away from the first debate of the two nominees, a poll shows hillary clinton leading donald trump by 7 points. both candidates are getting rallied for the debate. it will focus on making america secure process -- prosperous and the direction in which our country is running. republican senator ted cruz said he will vote for the
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outspoken billionaire. cruz said it's time to stand behind the party's nominee, but did not offer much about why he changed his mind. "action news" will cover the first debate live from hofstra university, our coverage begins tomorrow. join sharrie williams an myself from the site of the debate beginning on "action news" at 6:00 p.m. from our new jersey newsroom, a major makeover is in the work at one atlantic city casino, harrah's is spending $30 million to redo 450 rooms in the debut towfer. it tower. it is part of a race among atlantic city's more successful casinos to try to stay competitive. a local family is pleading for help finding their missing dog. the family said they last saw the 3-year-old pitbull named joey wednesday night, they were outside a rite aid store
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mayfair. andrew collin also said he tied his leash to the pole when he wentz inside to get water for the dog, when he came back outside, he was gone. >> i want my dog back, he is part of the family. it's heartbreaking, today is my son's second birth day, he is going around the house trying to call joey. it's not the same without him. >> a nearby business has video of a woman walking away with the dog. shining a light on a serious subject through humor. how a local father an daughter team are using the stage to conquer alzheimers. a man's car is badly damaged after slamming into a deer on a delaware road. >> reporter: cooler changes are heading to the area for the first time this season. the coolest air we've seen in
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nearly five months arrives tomorrow morning. the details coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast
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>> the action cam live in wilmington, delaware, right now, where firefighters are concontinuing to process the extraordinarily horrific news this morning that one of their fellow firefighters has died saturday of a house fire on the 1900 block of lake view road overnight. that one firefighter is dead,
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two others in critical condition fighting for their lives right now at christiana hospital. there were five people inside the home, all of them did make it out alive, four children, one adult injured, treated for smoke inhalation, the injuries non-life threatening injuries. sadness, grief and expair, one firefighter dead, two others clinging to life at this hour. the latest coming up here. >> in the meantime, fall is here, that means deer mating season is around the corner. aaa says october, november, and december are the worst months for collisions with animals. this week one driver hit a deer at barelily mill road -- barely mill road in greeneville, delaware. >> i wasn't sure what happened, they told me a deer had crossed the highway from that side and
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jumped on top of my car and busted the windows. now, according to penndot there were more than 3600 crashes involving deer in pennsylvania last year, 6 of them deadly. aaa represents that the driver be attentive in the early morning and evening hours when deer are out and about. >> reporter: i run on a trail that's wooded on both sides, they come darting out as you try to run, they are big and scary. >> you don't want to hit that. >> reporter: no, i don't. let's talk weather, we have cooler changes finally heading this way. fall arrived thursday, but it felt like summer yesterday with temperatures in the upper 80s. the humidity was not a issue as opposed to the heat. z front pulls through you'll notice temperatures cooling off, sunshine arrives late in the day and the humidity drops way down. sky6 live hd camden waterfront,
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battleship new jersey, double scan is clear, we have sprinkles across berks and bucks county associated with the cold front which continues to drop farther to the south. we are warming up this week, 76 degrees, now, monday we had all the rain, drenching downpours helped keep the numbers down. tuesday, 82. wednesday, thursday, friday, feeling like summer again, 86, 87 yesterday tongue out at 89 degrees. in case you're wondering we have hit 90 degrees 46 times in philadelphia. we're tied for 5th of all time. pressure is rising. winds picking up. millville, 68, philadelphia, 66. 54 in the poconos, i don't know if you can see that strip of
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blue that's temperatures in the 30s and 40s this morning that's the air mass that's heading this way. wind speeds out of the northeast at 10 to 15 miles per hour. adding to the crispness this morning. there's the cold front right there, we have one little line, a ribbon of clouds stretching across the keystone state this morning, one or two areas you're picking up a quick spritz or sprinkle. that's all we're tracking over the next few days, we could see showers monday night into tuesday morning. the accuweather forecast is bone dry. the headliner feeling like fall, high pressure in control, this front right here, this will reinforce the cooler air later next week. so, we're really not going to warm up, we'll not see a big warmup like we saw this past week, comfortably cool as we head into sunday afternoon. here's the front pushing through, 11:00 a.m., it's through philadelphia at that point, one or two sprinkles
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possible, probably sunny, north of the pennsylvania turnpike, cloudy south and east, that clearing trend will push farther to the south as the day wears on. we're completely clear overnight tonight, that will allow the temperatures to drop into the 40s and sunday afternoon, picture-perfect sunny skies, starts to finish are bright blue upstairs, temperatures struggling to get out of the 60s. 72 in reading. 74, 75 for the philadelphia. 60 for the poconos. upper 60s low 70s for the shorepoints. overnight tonight in the 40s, the exception south jersey, millville, 57. allentown, 45. poconos, 41. tomorrow afternoon 60s for the high for everybody except the city of philadelphia. tomorrow night into monday morning, look at these numbers, 41 in allentown, poconos, 42. philadelphia, 48. clouds limited sun today, breezy and cool, high of 75 degrees, you'll see the sunshine late in the day, so clouds to start
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increasing sun, 3:00 p.m., 72. 5:00 p.m., 75. overnight tonight, mainly clear and chilly. 43 degrees outlying suburbs, 53 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we're staying in the 70s the whole way through, 75 today, sunny and pleasant tomorrow, 73. monday looks good, monday night into tuesday morning, maybe a few showers, tuesday afternoon looks good, wednesday, thursday, and friday all dry brian highs around 75. thank you. a father and daughter are taking center stage at the eagle theater in hammonton, atlantic county with a play about alzheimers disease, tamala edwards has more in the art of aging. >> reporter: kelly mccarthy wrote the king of east jabipp. >> the play tells the story of a jack and nora doyle and
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irish-american couple getting on in age. >> i didn't set out to write about alzheimers, it came into the play. after i started to write i wanted to honor it. >> reporter: kelly consult washington,ed with two neurologist and family and friends. >> difficult to play alzheimers fella, it's a terrible disease. >> everyone is acted by a family member that has alzheimers disease or some type of dementia. >> there's times when it gets dead silent you can hear a pin drop. >> reporter: while the subject matter is serious, there's a lot of humor in the play, as well. >> your earlobes are growing longer by the day. >> humor brings people into the story, after you bring them in,
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you're able to handle the sadness. ,. >> reporter: they hope to show it in theaters around the region. >> it's wonderful to write something you think will change people. >> reporter: the show runs through october 9 in hammonton, channel 6 "action news" tamala edwards. i have asthma...
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happening in and around the delaware and lehigh valleys this weekend, first the 6th annual lumber ton fall festival combines food music and fun. it has expanded to three locations, village green 541 and the rancocas creek and ironwood out door center.
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head to the annual woodstock festival in voorhees, it benefits the animal off -- orphanage, you can get your pet micro chipped at the event. that's a look at what's happening in and around the area this weekend, sports is next. pearle vision has been providing expert eye care. today, we make caring for your eyes even easier. right now, buy one pair of glasses, and get another pair free. this is genuine eye care
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they are downplaying the showdown with the steelers. jamie apody has more in sports. >> reporter: well, it's almost time for the keystone showdown, how about this, the steelers haven't beaten the eagles in philadelphia in 50 years. carson wentz getting ready for his toughest test yet.
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fans are putting a lot of stock in this one for a chance for the eagles to beat their first legit playoff team. >> everybody has talent. they are a good football team, they are a tough football team, we'll be ready. >> reporter: comedy of errors for the phillies, 3-2. bases load, whoops, two runs came in, mets took a 4-3 lead. phils down 7-5. cameron rup, phillies fell again. flyers claude giroux and others participated in practice.
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>> we had a good prosch. practice, we'll try to do the same thing tomorrow. penn state at the big house in front of 110,000 fans, a team that's averaging 53 points a game. >> it's your approach and attitude. we have an unbelievable opportunity to go on the road into a great venue, another historical program and do something special. >> reporter: penn state, michigan, it can be seen right here on channel 6. kickoff at 3:30 p.m. meantime, the owls host charlotte for homecoming the noon. the team they beat 33-7 last year. coach rule wants an encore. >> i expect a home coming in front of had your family and friends and in front of the philadelphia. i expect them to play very well. >> temple football play book coming up at 9:45 a.m. on
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channel 6. that's sports, have a great weekend.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ geico motorcycle, great rates for great rides. brian taff we continue to follow the breaking news that has dominated this saturday morning, a house fire with devastating and deadly results in wilmington, delaware. this is how it looked just after
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3:00 a.m. this morning, dozens of firefighters tackled this blaze in the 1900 block of lake view road in wilmington. we now know that one firefighter is dead. many other are hurt two of them we are told are in critical condition this morning when one floor of that row home you see collapsed with firefighters inside. we have new video just coming in now of what the scene looks like right now. it is light outside, you can see the results of the fire gutting that one building and doing great damage to the structures on either side of it. again, many fire departments and crews turned out this morning from wilmington, elsmere, claymont and elsewhere, the call went out at some point today when it became clear this was not just a fire, but now a devastating scene of destruction and as mentioned one firefighter is dead. there were five people inside the building at the time, four of them children and one an
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adult all did get out safely, treated for non-life threatening injuries, believed to be smoke inhalation. this is how it looked as firefighters pulled the body of the deceased firefighter from the rubble. you cannot make it out from this picture, but the body is draped in an american flag and moments after that scene, it gave way to this one, when they loaded that body into an ambulance and that ambulance was escorted down the highway by police and first responders in a show of solidarity a tribute to the life of the officer. i'm told we have new recreation from the scene this morning. >> the fire started in the basement, we don't know how, and we lost everything. oh, my god, everything. i hear one of the firefighter
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die in there, i don't know what else i can tell you, because i'm in shock. >> the homeowner telling "action news" the fire started in the basement he believes of his home. he was one person inside, we mentioned there were four children there. that is the body of the firefighter taken from the scene this morning. this is how it looked in the moments after as firefighters stood shocked processing their grief and watching that ambulance pass by, a moment of resignation and shock and grief among the firefighters in delaware this morning, the identity of the deceased firefighter not yet known, not yet made public. we'll get all the details surrounding the tragedy in wilmington this morning. we'll provide them as soon as we get them. in the meantime, we turn to our weather conditions, sky6 live hd looking live outside at
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the center city skyline, the sun is rising, but it will not heat up too much today. meteorologist chris sowers has the changes. >> reporter: which is a good thing. if you have not been outdoors, open the windows up and enjoy the crisp area that's move -- air that's move in -- moving in from canada. slatington, 59. center city, 65. levittown 62. across south jersey and delaware, the numbers are dropping steadily, dover, 67. glassboro, 64. here's satellite and radar, there's the front it's a small ribbon of clouds stretching west to east across the viewing area it extends from punxsutawney in pittsburgh in western pennsylvania all the way through the delaware and the lehigh valleys. the good news here is there's not much moisture associated with it. we are seeing a few spritzes and sprinkles across the lehigh valley this morning, but that's
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about it. we're not too concerned about any kind of shower activity ruining the morning. the day planner looks like, a lot of cloud cover early with the front increasing sunshine as the day wears on. 4:00 p.m., 73. 6:00 p.m., same temple, 8:00 p.m. temperature, 68 degrees. 10 to me p.m. down to 65. forecasting a high of 74, 75. in the city today. yesterday we topped out at almost 90 degrees, the official high was 89. jersey shore, mostly cloudy. poconos hanging out in the 60 ts all day breezy and sharply cooler. speaking of cooler. at the same time tomorrow morning i might be out here in a light jacket. we have temperatures dropping into the 40s, i'll be back with those details coming up in just a bit. >> a welcomed change. developing this morning a massive manhunt is underway for a man who went on a killing
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spree inside a maul north of seattle. five people are dead, brian clark has the latest. >> male ran into the women's macy with a long rifle. we're getting multiple calls. >> reporter: by the time all the police cars and ambulances converged on the cascade maul, the gun -- mall, the gunman escaped. he left behind three dead in a shooting spree with no known motive. >> it was more like a shot and two seconds later another shot, you know, so, crazy. >> reporter: the washington state patrol said authorities are searching for this man who walked into macy's and open fired. >> we believe it is one shooter. he was armed with a long gun, we're not getting specific as far as caliber or type of gun. >> reporter: he reportedly fled on foot. the mall 65 miles per hour north of seattle was quickly evacuated. >> reporter: now we have to clear the entire building before we can send ems in.
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police set up a mobile command center in the parking lot as the manhunt got underway. we're looking for the shooter, caution people stay indoors and stay secure, if you see something say something. >> reporter: brian clark abc news new york. >> back here this morning, a young man is clinging to life after being shot in the street last night, police are looking for whoever pulled the trigger. this is new video from where the victim wallets -- was found, 4300 block of hunting park. he is in critical condition at temple hospital. investigators are looking for the clues for the motive as well as identity of the shooter. streets in philadelphia will be close to do traffic today, but wide open to pedestrians all part of the philly free streets program. the route goes river to river along south street up along the schuylkill river trail up mlk drive to the fall also bridge. streets in west fairmont park will be closed for activities.
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if you're car is on the streets in some places it will be towed today. thousands of pictures of prince william his wife and sister are for sale illegally. how thieves got their hand on the picture and staggering amount of money being asked for the photos. a jersey boy has more friends than he can count, a school assignment a massed a huge response from around the world. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast next "action news" saturday morning. and with this standard of luxury... it's an oasis. introducing the completely redesigned e-class. it's everything you need it to be... and more. lease the e300 for $549 a month
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breaking news in wilmington, delaware, this morning, it is one that we had feared and hoped not to report this morning, but a second firefighter has died in wilmington saturday of a house fire overnight there. this is video of one of the firefighters the body being pulled from the rubble draped in an american flag. moments ago, confirmation, a second firefighter has died, a third remains in critical condition. the fire in the 1900 block of lake view road broke out just before, just after 3:00 a.m. this morning. we expect to hear from the police chief at any moment this morning reacting to this horrible and grim news there. again, two firefighters are dead, one in critical condition.
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we expect to hear from the fire chief coming up this morning and of course the latest as the morning continues on "action news" news. kensington palace is not commenting on reports that thousands of images have been stolen from pippa middleton. there are naked pictures of her fiance. the thief is trying to sell the pictures to the tabloids in britain. >> a school assignment was at first heartbroken and happiness. autistic child's father posted the assignment on facebook and wanted him to know he is as
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special as other kids. >> it's overwhelming. i will answer all the cards, it will take months, but for him i'm happy. >> want more gifts? on the the way, for dad, the smile on his son's face is the ultimate gift. that assignment was a huge success. >> reporter: if you're sick and tired of the heat and humidity, we have good news, cooler changes are in the process of moving in. from this point on i think we'll pretty much stay on the cooler side. we're done with the high 80s, low 90s. let's get you outside and show you the view in atlantic city. we're expecting mainly cloud skies with increasing sunshine later this afternoon. there could be a spritz or sprinkle around as well. let's flip it over to the radars. for the most part we're dry. if you look to the north you see a sliver of green westward through portions of pennsylvania
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northeast of harrisburg that's the front dropping to the south. always it pushes to the south it will drop the temperatures down. 75 degrees is the high temperature we're shooting for today, which is on par for this time of year. 65 is the low temperature, it's our present temperature reading. 90 degrees days how many have we had at this point. what a summer this has been. we have cracked the top five 46 times this year we hit 90 degrees or higher. 2010, 55. 1991, 53. this is the 5th all time number of 90-degree days, i don't think we'll be adding to that. from this point on we are done. reading, 64. philadelphia, 65, millville, 68. the front extends or is draped across the viewing area. cooler and drier on the northwest, sticky to the southeast, the front has not cleared the coast just yet, but
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it will over the next couple of hours and we all get in on the cooler, drier air this afternoon. here's the water vapor shot you can see where the cold front is right now, it's pushing through the mid atlantic and the northeast states it's opening a door, and the air behind the door is actually down into the 30s right now in southern canada. they are in the 30s everywhere. the good news it will get cooler over the next 24 to 36 hours. we will not see 30s, but we'll drop into the 40s which is cool enough. no 30 just yet. future tracker 6, during the morning hours cloud cover, sprinkles with the front. we'll see gradual clearing as the day progresses. mostly clear and high pressure buildings in, the winds will relax a little bit. 74 degrees today. overnight tonight, with the clear skies and calm breezes we drop down to 45 in allentown. reading 44.
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50 for philadelphia. tomorrow afternoon, 69 or 70 for philadelphia. that's the modeling has this, we'll go a couple of degrees warmer than that. 60 degrees north and west. sunday into monday, 40 in allentown, millville, 47 degrees. we'll call it crisp and cool, 75 in reading, 73 in trenton. millville, 73. shortens, 72, 73. that's the lone area that will be stuck in the clouds most of the time today, limited sun late in the afternoon, 72. sunshine along with a cool breeze tomorrow, 60s, close to 70. overnight 40s north and west, 53 for philadelphia. millville, 48 underneath the clear sky. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, the entire seven day for a change looking like fall, 75 today, sunny and pleasant, eagles taking on the steelers, 4:25 p.m. 73. monday night, 76. monday night into tuesday, maybe
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a couple of showers, tuesday, afternoon, more sunshine. much better, brian. >> that seven-day forecast is worth looking at again, and you can do that at 6abc.com, that plus, the storm tracker 6 live radar at any time 6abc.com/weather. thank you chris. happening today, the smithsonian national museum african american history and culture will open to the public. the museum features 3500 artifacts to honor after can american history. it explores the history of slavery, jim crow laws and contributions african americans in culture. there will be a spot dedicated to president obama. >> what the museum does do is put my president our work in the white house in context and explains that we were standing on the shoulders of giants.
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so, we're humbled, that we'll be part of this story, but i think we think of ourselves as a small part of the story. >> the african-american museum in philadelphia will hold a watch party today to view the grand opening of the miews -- museum in washington. >> we have been following swift
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developments with regard to the breaking news in wilmington, delaware.
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where we have just confirmed within the last few moments that a second firefighter has been killed, a second firefighter is dead now, a third is in critical condition following this blaze overnight in the 1900 block of lake view road. you see people now just standing back and looking at the burned out shell of that home. floors of which collapsed overnight as an army of firefighters descend on the building trying to put out the fire, there were five people inside the home, four children one adult all of them escaped with non-life threatening injuries, but again this morning, at this point, two firefighters dead, one in critical condition. more throughout the morning here. sickle cell disease is one of the most common inherited disorders in america. kenny gamble's game is linked with music, he has another passion raising awareness about sickle cell.
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here's ali gorman. >> i was well into my late 30s before i was even aware of sickle cell. >> reporter: this weekend kenny gamble will join hundreds of others at the sickle cell association walk in fairmont. it's genetic blood disorder. gamble carries the trait, but didn't know it until his son was born a carrier. when two carriers have a child there's a 25% chance the baby will develop it. in addition to african americans sickle cell is seen in people with caribbean, greek, sicilian, asian turkish ancestry. adults should be tested, too. >> it's something that you can help prevent your children and
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your children's children from having sickle cell disease. >> reporter: saturday's walk will support 17,000 people in pennsylvania with the disease. >> the money will be supporting the families and the individuals that we serve in terms of transportation, advocacy, newborn screening follow-up, support group. >> the 19th annual walk is today, saturday in fairmont park across the from the please touch museum, the 5k run and walk starts afternoon 8 can 30. registration begins at 7:00 a.m. we have more information about sickle cell at 6abc.com. ali gorman channel 6 "action news." >> up next, chris sowers standing by with one last look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. stick around we'll be right back. i have asthma...
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>> recapping our breaking news out of wilmington, delaware, this morning, two firefighters are dead, one is in critical condition at christiana hospital right now following this fire overnight in the 1900 block of lake view road. floors of that home collapsed as a result of the fire. it is in that collapse that the firefighters died. five people were inside the house at the time, four children, one an adult all of them got out safely, this scene as fellow firefighters removed the body of one of their fallen comrads from the scene. more as "action news" continues throughout the morning. chris sowers one last check of accuweather. >> reporter: no more air-conditioning. for the rest of the year we're done. time for hay rides and apple cider donuts. 73 degrees crisp and cooler
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today. 73 tomorrow for the eagles game. >> it is home coming at temple as the owls get ready to face charlotte. we have a preview of the temple football play book. also, we have this coming up, more on the breaking news out of wilmington, delaware, where two firefighters, as we just mentioned are dead. a third are fighting for life right now. after this house fire a live report coming up at 9:00 a.m. now, for gray hall, chris sowers, and the entire "action news" team, i'm brian taff we'll see you at 9:00 a.m.
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learn more at palottery.com. good morning, america. breaking overnight, mall massacre. five people shot and killed the gunman caught on camera walking into a macy's in washington state and opening fire., the gunman caught on camera walking into a macy's in washington state and opening fire. >> cascade, all burlington units, male ran into the women's macy's with a rifle and we're getting multiple calls. >> the gunman escaping into the night. the intense manhunt this morning. chilling video released by the wife of a man shot by police in charlotte pleading with officers not to open fire. >> don't shoot him. don't shoot him. he has no weapon. >> officers ordering him to drop a gun before shooting him. this morning what could be a critical new report on the weapon cops say was found at the scene. countdown to the showdown. the big debate. how the candidates are preparing as different as their platforms and te

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