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year's peace prize to columbian president santos. >> let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers for weather and traffic. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, we're off to a nice start across the region. we have cloud cover welling up from the southern hurricane, to washington out to the west of west virginia. we have a a sunny start and high clouds mixing in later on, but a chilly start. 54 in wilmington, 48 in trenton, 46 in allentown. 63 a little bit better in cape may. as we roll through the day, 55 degrees under the sun at 7:00 a.m. 60 by 10:00 a.m. 66 by noon. fairly bright through the afternoon. 74 by 3:00 p.m. the high will be 75. we'll have to wait until 4:00 p.m. to get there. to wrap up the day at 6:00, 71 degrees that's the 12 hour
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forecast. taking a closer look at hurricane matthew. it's still a strong category 3 hurricane. the eye is off the coast of florida it will come close to areas like daytona beach before it heads up the coast. we may not see landfall, but heavy rain and storms coming in along the coast and big problems for florida. i'll have the the track of the hurricane coming up in a couple of minutes. >> reporter: we have a couple of accidents coming in north coventry chester county at catfish lane. montgomery county we have an accident cheltenham, cheltenham avenue at wingn street. we have a touch of fog, but not a big deal. i-95 southbound looking live approaching cottman, traffic is
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moving nicely, easy 1 minute ride from -- 13 minute ride from woodhaven to the vine. we have a downed tree in doylestown at alms house road add dirty lane. stick to bristol road. >> hurricane matt that you is push -- matthew is pushing up the coast of florida. >> there are power outages, even though the storm has weakened to a category 3. the storm is swirling along the central coastal area. buildings have been built to withstand the force. it's the massive surge of sea water they are worried about. in some places they are expecting it to reach between 9 and 11 feet. >> howling winds ripped the billboard off its frame in
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juneau beach florida. governor rick scott called it a monster warning residents that the storm could kill you. >> i want everybody to survive this. we can rebuild homes and businesses, i think of my own family, we can't rebuild a life. >> reporter: 2 million americans from florida, georgia, south carolina are under evacuation orders. president obama has declared a state of emergency. the storm is responsible for killing 280 people in the caribbean, most of them in haiti. >> katherine scott is live in the tacony section where philadelphia firefighters deployed in what is bound to be a massive recovery effort. >> reporter: matt, that's right, the impact from matthew is devastating, crews from our area have been dispatched to help in whatever way they can. hurricane matthew is churning, evacuation orders have been given to florida, georgia and
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parts of the coraline that. crews from our area are heading down there to help in what could be a massive recovery effort. american red cross are sending volunteers. they're traveling to columbia, south carolina. >> we'll be running food back and forth to the shelters for feeding in the shelters. >> last night in tacony a group of philadelphia firefighters packed up their gear and vehicles, part of pennsylvania task force 1. the fema founded group of 80 members with jurisdictions between here and harrisburg will fan out across florida to assist. among the various assets that make up the group are water rescue haz/mat and k-9 teams. this is one of 11 groups afternoon the country heading to the florida. >> we prepare for the worst and hope for the best and we're proud an honored to help out with the incidents. we hope it will make a glancing
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blow and not as bad as the projections indicate. >> reporter: they left around midnight. early this morning, a group of 160 peco employees and contractors will be heading to georgia or florida to help repair the damage. we're live in tacony, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> thank you for that, katherine. let's go to the action cam live philadelphia international airport, travelers could see the ripple effect from matthew. airlines have canceled 3,000 flights from yesterday many in and out of miami and fort lauderdale. amtrak canceled trains to miami, and cruises have rerouted their ships to avoid the storm. go to 6abc.com there you can find the inter active hurricane tracker to find where the storm is going to strike next. >> both presidential candidates
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suspended their campaigns in the storm zones and offered thoughts and prayers for those in the path of matt that you. vice president joe biden will speak at bucks county community college in bristol. donald trump held a test run of sorts days before the second presidential debate. he hostedden invitation only town hall. it's similar to sunday's showdown, but trump insisted it was not a debate prep. >> we learned that the nobel peace price go to juan mandel santos for his resolute efforts to bring columbia's 50 year civil war to an end. it claimed the lives of 220,000 people. he initiate the negotiations that led to the peace accord between the government and the
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farc rebels. santos and the farc leaders say they will salvage that accord. >> david murphy is watching matthew, tranquil weather around here. >> reporter: tranquil here and far from it down in florida right now. we're high and dry this morning. taking a look outside we have the promise of sunshine over the horizon before too much longer. the camera not moving much down in atlantic city as we check out a shot of the boardwalk dry down there, as well and the winds are light. 54 degrees, jacket weather this morning. the winds are light 5 miles per hour in philadelphia. most of the areas in the 50s, satellite shows you a lack of cloud cover. we have a little bit of cloud cover. this is the advance of hurricane matthew coming up from the south, a little bit of a sprinkle or light shower pushing west/southwest of washington, d.c. here we'll start out sunny.
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there might be high clouds mix in as the day goes on. cool by 8:00 a.m. 5 degrees, and cool by 10:00, temperature of 60. noon, 66. we spend the majority of afternoon in the 70s. 74 by 3:00 p.m. nice high of 75 that will be late in the afternoon around 4:00 p.m. a similar number at 5:00 p.m. by dinnertime 6:00 p.m. that's when you eat, probably 71 degrees there. high temperature in philadelphia. 75 degrees this afternoon. 75 in trenton. similar numbers in allentown, reading and wilmington. down the shore only getting up to 70 in cape may and atlantic city. and then tomorrow we have a build up of cloud cover through the morning it stays dry just a light sprinkle pushing in after 11:00 perhaps up in the northern and western suburbs. during the afternoon we'll build more showers in. a lot of this will be light. if we get something steady it should not last that long. overnight we expect this to fall a part and by early sunday
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morning, anything that is left over will be over by the coast. we are expecting the clouds to break for sunshine in the afternoon and that's would be sunday. hurricane matthew down to are a category 3. the eye of the hurricane off the coast. it's possible we get a clip of the eye getting official landfall farther north near daytona beach in florida. if not there's a chance of that happening in georgia or north carolina. the category 3 is expected to drop to a category 2 by probably later tonight into saturday morning. as the storm pushes past jacksonville up towards charleston, south carolina, saturday afternoon it's past charleston as a category 1. spinning around it turns into a tropical storm matthew may be coming back for a second visit to the bahamas, miami will have to look out for that as well. it doesn't look like the storm
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will make another push up the coast. it probably fall it is a -- fals a part down south somewhere. 73 degrees, high and showers. we transition to partly sunny skies, -6r8 degrees. 68 degrees. monday, sunny and cool on columbus day, tuesday, yom kippur arriving, more clouds wednesday, 70 degrees, wednesday there could be a shower around. >> 5:40 is the time. new information on what happened right before the new jersey transit train crashed into the hoboken terminal. >> grabbing an uber ride may be more difficult after a judge's ruling karen. >> reporter: we have an accident in chester county, we'll have that coming up.
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y24kny y5yy look there, of course that's penns landing, i-95 things looking good, 5:43, 54 degrees out there, david murphy saying you might want a little jacket on the kids this morning as you head out the door. >> karen boosting her caffeine intake, we'll see how that imaghts the -- impacts the roads. i'm highly annoying everybody in the studio, hopefully that won't
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happen to you at home. we have trafficking -- traffic moving on the pennsylvania turnpike and no construction on 309 or the turnpike. coming in from montgomeryville or ambler looking good. we're watching for fog in the area, we don't see any in that shot. 2.5 in reading. 4 miles in allentown. we're seeing fog in between the reporting sites, camden and burlington county, montgomery county, reporting sites looking good. north coventry township getting details on the accident scene here, schuylkill road at catfish lane, a vehicle smashed into a guardrail. police are on the scene directing. an accident blocking a lane cheltenham avenue. as we check out right now, the
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commuter traffic report, i've the waze app up, sewell and turnersville, no reports of problems on route 42. 55 up and over the ben franklin bridge and walt whitman bridge. you have a good ride in, karen. >> this is new video of a vigil held for a woman who died in the new jersey transit disaster. fabiola bittar de kroon was struck and killed by debris. ntsb investigators revealed that the train sped up in the final moments until the engineer hit the emergency brakes a second before impact. the investigation into why this happened do could take a year. a serial bandit is on the run after striking three times in 24 hours. he wears a reflective safety
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vest and blue gloves. he is the same man who tried to hold up a pnc on wednesday 52 and market and chestnut. 15 minutes later he robbed a td bank at 38th and walnut. authorities consider him armed and dangerous. philadelphia judge slammed the brakes on uber x and lyft to cease and desist operations in the city. the philadelphia parking authority will cite i illegal re sharing services starting today. one driver woe spoke to said he continues to pick up passengers. >> until i get notification from uber or lyft that i can't drive i will continue to drive. uber said while the ipeel is pending uber will remain available for -- appeal is
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pending uber will remain available for drivers and rides in the area. police official said most officers mostly saw seagulls stealing food instead of being fed by people. the mayor issued a public notice this year people feeding seagulls many could be fed, -- feed seagulls could be fined or end up in jail. >> jackets on the kids this morning, shorts and ts this afternoon, the 12 hour forecast just ahead.
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priorities usa action is responsible fields came to inspire women of philadelphia. adam grant and civil rights act ivist anita hill. tamala edwards served as emcee. >> i love participanting in this event. i learn what i learned, one bad apple can spoil the barrel. it's more important to have good people object your team. not the stars, if you get a star and they are bad they do something bad they can wreck it for you. focus on good people. >> reporter: that's good advice. the boulevard southbound past
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ridge no problems on the boulevard. schuylkill road at catfish lane a vehicle ran into a guardrail. >> reporter: 5 degrees by 8:00 a.m. not too much milder than it is across the region. 10:00 a.m., improving to 60. noon, 66 degrees, a lot of sun today maybe a few occasional clouds and not much wind, 74 by 3:00 p.m. the high is going to be 75 we'll probably have to wait until 3:30 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. to get there. 6:00 p.m., 71 degrees, a few more clouds overall i expect it to be bright. it will be cloudy tomorrow and eventually we'll see rain, that looks like it's mainly in the afternoon. we're probably dry for the walk to stamp out parkinsons tomorrow on the mlk drive, i'll be down there shaking handles, honored to be the honorary chair.
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>> welcome back taking a live look here, at storm tracker 6 live, look at the whipping bands of rain and wind off the florida coast, abc news posting literally the last minute, the storm is off the coast of cape canaveral, people hunkered down, we're seeing the winds and whipped up water wondering how
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much damage there will be as this thing moves on. we're keeping our eye on it and bring you the latest later on. agents at houston's george bush inter continental airport were looking at their bag and found several children's coats they noticed were heavy. they found a white powdery substance sewn in the lining, they are traveling from lima peru. u.s. american's men soccer team will play a international fremedly with the cuba. last time they played was in 2008, they won. kwami pennsy was allowed to be a pilot for a day.
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they gave him a welcome ceremony and swore him in. they gave him a wing man for a day and let him fly a helicopter simulator. >> it's exiting and most spectacular thing i've ever done, i feel special. >> kwami has a rare ma malignat brain tumor. >> thanks to them for doing that. >> 35:57. hurricane matthew is making a slow climb off the coast of florida, but it's right at the edge of the sea. a coastline that's under siege from the storm is next. >> i'm lauren lister with hurricane matthew bearing down on florida, that's coming up.
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>> good morning it is 6:00 a.m., friday, october 7 we're tracking hurricane matthew. >> the storm has left death and destruction in the carribean and hugging the florida coastline as a major hurricane. the worse is not over yet. >> meteorologist david murphy and karen rogers is with us on the local weather and traffic, but we'll continue to follow matthew. >> matthew has weakened slightly, but it's pummeling the eastern side of florida. the storm may do a u-turn and go back and impact florida and the bahamas once again, there will be a several day long process of dealing with matthew. lauren lister is live on new

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