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evacuation orders as hurricane matthew bashes the about bahamad sets its sights for florida tonight. >> you may be able to feed the ducks, but you can't ride the ducks in philadelphia. >> david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: you might see a little bit of cloud cover. some of you might see patchy fog, but it doesn't look like it's materializing all that badly. 58 degrees in philadelphia. 46 in allentown. 47 in reading. pretty chilly in the northern arena western suburbs. 47 in trenton. 61 in millville. upper 50s in cape may. going through the day, it's a good one, sunny and occasional clouds, noon, 61. 7 # is the high -- 73 is the high, 71 by 6:00 p.m. not much wind and lots of sun.
hurricane matthew is category 3 and expected to grow to category 4 as it plows through the bahamas. i'll have the latest track coming up. >> reporter: let's check the roads, they have been in the process of clearing the vine street construction. we are blocking the ramp to the vine eastbound, usually clears about now. a couple of accidents one in horsham at maple avenue and easton road. one in limerick at presstol road at rupert road. no major delays, we had a mess on 42 yesterday, it's looking good. septa regional rails we have delays here and there, head out
early. >> hurricane matthew is lashing the bahamas with fierce winds and rain at this hour. the strongest caribbean storm is expected to reach the east coast of florida by tomorrow. people are under evacuation orders in georgia, south carolina and florida. it has left a path of destruction across haiti. we'll keep you updaten on matthew throughout the morning. a drive by shooter shot and killed a woman in west kensington neighborhood. it happened along east sterner street at 7:30. the 47-year-old woman was standings in front of her home with a group of people when a green chevy trail blazer pulled up and the gunman opened fire. >> i heard gunshots, non-stop gunshots. it was crazy and i was scared, because i had my little niece.
>> the victim was hit three times in the head, neck and shoulder. she died at the scene. the green suv was last seen driving on 8th street. police are looking for any surveillance footage that may help in the investigation. the search is on for a gunman who fired into a parked car in allentown killing an 8-year-old boy. johnny lopez was shot and killed friday night. surveil ascertains video captured the moment lopez tried to drive away and careening into a stop sign and garbage can. grief counselors will be at allen wood high school where the teen went to school. tim kaine will visit pittsburgh today after a stop in philadelphia. he addressed a crowd of supporters at the sheet metal union hall on columbus
boulevard. he threw jabs at trump and pens calling him a pretty conveyery guy. trump called mike pence performance phenomenal, he took credit for it, he said the vp debate is unlikely to sway any voters. essayed to be ramping up for the next presidential showdown on sunday night. >> we're learning more about ride the ducks tour boats abruptly shut down. katherine scott has the details. >> reporter: matt, where we are standing is normally the gathering point for the tours. there's the information booth over there. if you tried to buy a ticket for ride the bucks online, you will get a statement saying the ride has indefinitely suspended. they served 1 million visitors
since they started their operations in 2003. ride the ducks philadelphia has suspended operations indefinitely. the vehicles are a cross between buses and boats drive on land and in water. tourists quack on duck whistles as they navigate the streets in the art museum area and ride on the delaware river. due to an increase in insurance premium it is not financially good to continue hear. a woman was hit by a ride the ducks as she walked toward the convention center. a wrongful death lawsuit seeks to hold ride the ducks responsible. in 2010 two hungarian tourists were killed after a tugboat
pushed a barge into into the duck boat on the delaware river. they settled for 15 million. the attorneys who represented the victims in the cases released a statement saying the vehicles are fatally flawed saying the city without a duck boat tour is a safer city. so ride the duck tours in philadelphia have been suspended, but they continue in other cities. the company did not address the lawsuits in their statement last night. live on independence mall, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> matt and tam. time to turn to david murphy, of course we're watching matthew and our friends in florida and whether matthew will make it here. >> reporter: the impact here will be minimal. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows no chance of precipitation, other than a little patchy fog but we're not
seeing much that have. looking at the ben franklin bridge, no fogny -- no fog in this picture. 58 in philadelphia. 58 in wilmington. 47 in trenton and chilly in allentown and reading, temperatures in the 40s, as well. 61 in millville. 59 degrees in cape may. satellite and radar showing clouds are starting to erode overnight. lehigh valley mostly sunny, pleasant, high of 75 degrees, warmer than yesterday. down the shore, a bit of a an improvement as well, getting up to 07 in atlantic city, probably around 68 or so in cape may. ocean temperature is in the 60s, now mostly sunny and nice at the shore. in philadelphia a lot of sunshine occasional clouds, pleasant high of 73. the wind staying in the single digits today.
52 is the overnight low, a few clouds move in overnight. there could patchy fog here or there by tomorrow morning. winds are expected to be light. we take a look at future tracker 6 for friday, starting in the morning and going through the afternoon it's another bright day. occasionally we transition to partly cloudy. tomorrow morning we'll see more clouds form and there could be a sprinkle or shower around, the model has this in the afternoon and over toward the east. it could be placed differently as we go into saturday. this could be technically moisture from matthew, it will be drawn up by a cold front, not the hurricane. speaking of which, matthew is a category 3 and expected to turn into a 4 as it gets closer to the florida coast and make
landfall around cape canaveral. saturday night, looking at a category 2 of a georgia, after that looks like the storm will take the clockwise roll out to sea and degenerate to a tropical storm by monday night and tuesday night. after that it might make a run at the bahamas, but it will be a weaker storm with the second pass. 73 mostly sunny ennice and nice today. tomorrow, 73 another nice day. saturday, 72 degrees. i have the parkens son walk. it will be nice for that and dry. sunday, 66 degrees, mostly sunny and breezy. monday, sunny and cool, tuesday, yom kippur arriving, 67.
wednesday, 69 degrees. >> getting a little chillier. >> it's that time of the year. >> 10-year-old boy on life support for being set on fire, his mom thinks she knows who did it. >> police have arrested a government contractor for allegedly stealing top secret material. >> reporter: looking good at spring garden no construction issues today. that's good news. we'll see if we have good news in king of prussia. we'll take you there live when "action news" comes right back. how tall are you?
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intended to head down south and south carolina and below, i would take a look at flight board call ahead, things could be changing as we deal with matthew coming our way. >> weep update you in ten minutes. let's go over to karen rogers. >> reporter: my sister lives in south carolina that whole area has been evacuated. suburban traffic report, some of the roads looking good, 42 northbound traffic moving just fine at creek road. let's go to the maps, maple avenue at easton road. we have an accident causing a problem, another one in limerick , so this one, a couple of accidents, no issues on the majors, though, we're looking good. in chester county, now, turnpike eastbound near downingtown we have construction blockerring the right lane, look for the crews out there, in burlington county they are working in both directions of route 70 between 206 and 72. on the commuter traffic report
we found someone talking about an object on the road, north broad street in the city, a member of our 6abc team put that out there, thanks for being a member of our team. we have a touch of fog, not a big deal. 2.5 in reading. 6 in allentown. ten miles philadelphia around. north of the city catching fog in between the reporting sites and south jersey as well. looking at the temperatures as you head out. 46 degrees in allentown. 46 in reading. 58 in the city, but it's going to be a nice afternoon, good amount of sunshine and 73, matt. >> thank, karen, shots fired inside an apartment in oregon left two children does an adult man dead. a woman called 911 after she found the victims in the beaverton home. authorities are investigating the deaths as a murder suicide. police say the public is not at
risk. new on "action news," an incredibly sad story, a mother in texas believes her son was set on fire by other boys. he was burned so badly he was air will have airlifted to a tes hospital. they were playing in a field when one boy threw gasoline on him and set him on fire. the truth of the awful incident is still under investigation. the trial of a georgia father killing his toddler son will go into recess as hurricane mass thiewt heads toward the u.s -- mass that you heads toward the u.s. they say he intentionally killed his son cooper by leaving him inside a vehicle. attorneys said the death was a tragic accident. the trial is set to ravine on friday. it is expected to last several weeks. a contractor working for the national security administration is under arrest
for taking highly classified material. harold martin iii lives in this home in maryland. prosecutors say if the information got into the wrong hands it would cause grave damage to national security. he took home a computer code that the nsa uses to hack foreign adversary. his lawyer said the former navy lieutenant would never betray his country. a woman was the resipt -- recipient of milk educator award she said she is thankful to her students who allowed her to shine. >> i group up in south philadelphia not too far from here, both of my parents did not
graduate from high school. i was the first in my family to graduate from high school. i was the first in my family to graduate from college. >> the awards comes with a $25,000 prize. she plans to use that finish her masters degree. the eagles are back from action in the bye week. they face the lions in detroit sunday afternoon they lost to the lions last season, this season, the lions are 1-3. >> i think they are going to win, let's see happens. >> a life long cheerleader is sounding the alarm of brain injury. >> we have a warning about all products that ease the pain of teething toddlers.
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facebook live making weird faces, because that's what i do. let's go outside and check king of prussia, 202 and mall boulevard. good to go this morning. we have construction blocking a lane between absecon and atlantic city on route 30 both ways. watch for that as you ahead out. no issues, traffic looking good, dave. >> reporter: we have traffic on the kids, some of the suburbs in the 40s, philadelphia in the 50s, this afternoon a nice bounce back, 55 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 57 by 10:00 a.m. noon, 68. the high this afternoon, if i shrink this down a little bit, 737 degrees. mostly sunny skies. light winds today, too. let's get you to the airport. we're look at all green aircraft even no major delays and no signs of rain just yet. orlando is a place we're
watching closely over the next day or two, tam. >> thank you, david. going on to "healthcheck" a warning to parents for children who are teething, asking them to stop using homepathic teething gels. no official recall has issued, but cvs has pulled the product from the shelves. one of the companies that make the product insists they are safe. sports and concussion are words that people associate with football and soccer and baseball, but cheerleading tumbling resulting in actual tumbles, it can have catastrophic consequences. >> it's been over a year i have headaches 60, 70% of the day. she suffered five concussions all from cheering.
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the mall of america, the largest mall in the united states will be closed on thanksgiving meaning no early black friday specials, officials say they hope workers will spend more time with their families. the mall will reopen at 5:00 a.m. on black friday. some tenants may choose to be open. the king of prussia mall will open at 6:00 p.m. on thanksgiving, so you have something to complain about if you choose to. facebook allows to send super secret texts, they are secret conversations and featured on messenger app. if you're chatting in a secret mode on a specific smart phone you won't see previous messages on your desktop. the conversation is deleted
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>> smoke in a cabin, a smart phone scare on a jet could signal problems for samsung. >> good good morning 5:30, october 6. david murphy is watching matthew and more, and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: we have widespread cloud cover and patchy fog in spots, that's not a big problem overall. the northern and western suburbs, allentown, 46. same number for reading. chilly there. trenton, 57. 61 in millville. 59 in cape may. 58 degrees in philadelphia. we'll have sunshine, 55 degrees by 7:00 a.m., 61 by 10:00 a.m., 68 by noon, 73 is the high.