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one woman died in florida, a woman suffered a heart attack and emergency workers could not get to her in time. more than 300,000 people are without power. and just about an hour ago president obama issued an emergency warning. >> this is still a really dangerous hurricane where the potential for storm surge flooding and loss of life and severe property damage continues to exist and people continue to need -- >> lets go live to diane gallagher in jacksonville, florida. the massive storm moving up florida's east coast bringing with it heavy rain and more than 100 miles per hour winds. >> this is still a 120 miles per hour storm -- >> officials say the affects of matthew will be unlike any hurricane in decades and some
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places may become quote, uninhabitable for weeks and month. >>s damages are just coming in from south florida and they will continue as they pass each county, this has only passed half of our state this is not over. >> power lines are down across the state hundreds of thousands without power but despite reap peted calls to evacuate. >> get out if are you told to evacuate. >> predictions of a dangerous storm surge. >> we run the numbers and history shows that nine out of ten historically, in landfall or close to lan fall have been due to water. some people say they are staying put. >> we think we'll be okay but nobody know sfknows. >> back here this is a live
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picture from philadelphia international airport, there are flight delays and cancellations but some airports in south florida are reopening. hurricane matthew caused 3,000 flights to be canceled over the last few days. now for the latest lets head over to melissa magee at the "action news" big board. >> reporter: we have the latest in from the national hurricane center and the center of matthew is still off the florida coast. you see it here with satellite 6 along with action radar the center of the storm is just to the north of daytona beach and south of jacksonville, florida. a category 3 storm winds sustained at 120 miles per hour. and this is the forecast path with matthew, it will move to the north-northwest at 12 miles per hour moving over or near the coast of florida late tonight and also into georgia. as we put this into motion by saturday morning we have the
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storm down to a category 2 over the carolinas, the storm system because of a trough of low pressure over the mid-atlantic this wants to loop around the atlantic over the weekend and possibly head close to the bahamas early next week. storm surge is a big concern because what you have is all the feeder bands off the atlantic pressing on shore of the coast of the carolinas and georgia and down to florida. we would have a storm surge anywhere from 7 to 11 feet aboveground and that funneled the water from the atlanticic from the carolinas into georgia and into florida. rain is a big concern, future tracker 6 showing you through sunday we look at rain as little as 3 inches in west palm beach, as high as 10 inches there in wilmington. this is a big rain maker and sustained winds and storm surge.
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we'll have the lightest on matthew and our weather here at homecoming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> thank you. our coverage of hurricane matthew continues at and the 6 abc news app. with live stream can video from locations within the storm zone, photo galleries of the flooding and wind damage and hurricane track toward monitor matthew's progress 24 hours a day. in north philadelphia a thief was able to climb through the window of the dunkin' donuts to rob the store. it happened on tuesday at the 500 block of west lehigh avenue. on video you see the thief demands the 18-year-old employee open the cash register and the suspect was able to run away after taking an unknown amount of cash. the february is looking for a virile bank robber that hit three times in 24 hours. he wears a fluorescent yellow safety vest and gloves.
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he last struck at a pnc at the olney branch. and then on wednesday at 52nd street at market and chestnut and then td bank at 8th and walnut streets. the philadelphia parking authority says that starting today they start to enforce the law against illegal ride sharing services. one day after a judge order themmed to stop their ride sharing in philadelphia. drivers could face a 1,000 there's fine, they were able to operate during the democratic national convention but the temporary authorization has expired. a delaware mother is getting attention for doing the right thing, she was doing the right thing when she was put to the test. dann cuellar has the story of
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her incredible honesty. >> usually when atms malfunction it's not money coming out. >> a registered nurse, christine got the shock of her life. >> when the slot opened. the deposit slot opened and $20 bills starts to come out. >> i was shocked and it seemed like something out of a movie to me. they came out in stacks and you could tell the machine was malfunctioning. the machine spewed out 380 there's that was not hers. >> there are a lot of people out there that if they saw 3$380 spewing out.
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>> i was concern that someone else, $380 is not pennies and someone could need that forgot know what's. i wanted to make sure. i would want someone to do the same for me. >> a customer in front of her, she asked if that was his money. >> he said no. jim a spokesman for wells fargo says in part, that we are grateful. and returned excess funds. >> it's not like the single mother of two could not have used the money. >> absolutely i'm one person and only have one income with my children i could have used it but it wasn't mine. there are people in much worst circumstances than me. >> i'm dann cuellar, channel 6 "action news." a former staffer to new jersey governor, chris christie, says she used a bad choice of words when she claimed he lied
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about what he knew in the bridge gate scandal. that texwas released as part of a legal filing in august. under oath she made the comment based on information told to her by former chief of staff bridge et kelly. they are on trial accused of orchestrating the traffic problems. there is more ahead on "action news" at 12:30. the chief executive of the classified ad website, how he made thousands illegally and a warning for parents that have a child athlete. there are issues for concussions and the potential long-term impacts.
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politics now, just days away from the next showdown with
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hillary clinton and donald trump. the union has endorsed donald trump represents more than 16,000 border patrol agents. hillary clinton is spending the day behind closed doors preparing for sunday's face-off in new hampshire. make that st. louis. courage begins at 9:00 right here on 6 abc. two people were killed when a helicopter burst into flames in a suburb of minneapolis. it appeared to stop turning and the aircraft dropped out of the sky, it crashed into a residential area. the ceo of an adult classified website is in jail charge ready adult and child sex trafficking. the owner of back was
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arrested in houston, authorities say he forced adults and minors into prostitution with ads on his website. >> he knowingly allowed women and children to be exploited for their own financial gain. >> he was charged with a host of charges, not only in texas but in california. authorities have issued warns for the site's controlling shareholders. malaysian and australian officialed say that a piece of an aircraft wing found on an island is part of the the missing flight. discovered back in may. several pieces have washed ashore in the indian ocean. now, to an alert for parents concerning concussions, a new study shows there is a potential for long-term harm for young
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people. paula has one young athletes story and her injury while cheerleading. >> you hear sports and concussion, you think football, soccer and maybe even baseball but cheerleading? but that right there is the problem. tumbling resulting in actual tumbles, it happens more often than you think and can have catastrophic consequences. just advocate lynn. >> it's over a year and i have headaches 60% to 70% of the day. over the course of 15 years she suffered five concussions all from cheer. >> cheer 100% 15 hours a week for 15 years. she is forced to say good-bye to her lifelong passion, if i continued cheer i would get more concussions and who knows what the side effects of those would be. i was already seeing memory issues. her first concussion was when she was 13 years old not from
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flying or falling, but being the base, the catcher. i missed the mat and hit my head on the basketball floor that was scary i lost vision for a while. and concussion number four while at the university of texas she saw the long-term affects. >> i started to have memory issues, not to remember where i parked my car and not being able to find words when i was talking and things like that. >> they have protocols for reporting head trauma, she hopes to raise awareness to take the cheer injuries more seriously. >> i think if i had let myself sit out longer and let myself recover, i would not be in the position i am in now. still ahead on "action news" at 12:30.
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another check of the accuweather forecast as we look outside sky 6 hd showing you center city on a nice friday afternoon. meteorologist, melissa magee has the update from accuweather when "action news" comes right back.
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all right right now hurricane matth hurricane matthew churning off the coast of florida. this is jacksonville beach. you can tell the rough surf and windy conditions there. the blurried vision from the camera. thousands evacuated as it moves closer to georgia and south carolina. melissa magee is tracking matthew and our weekend forecast that doesn't look too bad. >> no, today is a beautiful afternoon and the second half of the weekend looks nice. here is stormtracker 6 live double scan you see know issues with precipitation and high pressure stays in control and here is the picture outside.
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sky 6 hd a beautiful shot of the center city skyline, a bright blue sky and a few fair weather clouds outside. no complaints. the temperature nice and comfortable, the pressure 30.26 and holding steady. winds from the northeast at 7 miles per hour and the ocean temperature 67. north and west of town, 68 in tannersville. and 71 in center city and 72 in new holland. over in new jersey, it's 67 at the boardwalk and 70 in sea isle city. and smyrna 70. satellite 6 along with action radar showing you it's dry and quiet for areas in new england for areas in the mid-atlantic. and showers and clouds bubbling up from the south, what we are tracking is a frontal boundary that is going to move on in. a pleasant afternoon and high
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temperature of 75. overnight tonight, increasing clouds and a shower is likely mainly west of philadelphia. but most spots stay dry into tomorrow afternoon. we drop to 59 with the southeasterly wind. here is future tracker 6 the rest of the today numbers are maxing out in the middle to lower 70s in our region. fast forward to saturday. a mostly cloudy start at 8:00 and numbers in the upper 60s, and we track the front, by 4:00 p.m. tomorrow we have the showers with us, and stay with us through the early evening hours, and this model not having the moisture clear the coast until midnight and that makes way for a second half of our weekend that looks nice and dry. down to the tropics keeping a close eye on hurricane matthew. the center of the storm off the coast of florida here, passing over daytona beach and to the south of jacksonville florida. the current path is 95 miles to
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the south and east of jacksonville. a category 3 storm a major hurricane, winds sustained at 20 miles per hour. moving north-northwest at 12 miles per hour. and later tonight it moves over the coast of florida and also over georgia. by saturday morning it weakens to a potentially category 2 storm over the carolinas and the trough of low pressure over the atlantic, the storm curves back over the open waters into the weekend and more than likely making a curve southward to the bahamas as we get into early next week. a bit of a concern with storm surge and heavy rain especially across coastal sections of the carolina and georgia and down into florida. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast back here at home partly sunny and nice one. high today of 75 degrees. on saturday mostly cloudy and a high temperature of 70 degrees, and saturday afternoon, into saturday night we track the that wet weather. mostly sunny and breezy and a
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cool one and feels like fall and high of 68. monday sunny and cool and 64 and on wednesday more clouds around and 70. the sun comes back on thursday with a high temperature coming in at 75. nice today and clouds and rain tomorrow and cooler as we get into sunday. >> thank you now to the people scene, the home of the late boxing legend muhammad ali is up for sale. the asking price is 2.2 milli$2 million, and the home is 93 hundred square feet and has a basketball court. ali died after a long battle with parkinson's disease. "time" magazine reveals its 2016 design home. alicia vitarelli gives us a tour ahead of this week's fyi philly.
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>> reporter: everything in philadelphia goes up. philadelphia's 2016 design home is 6,000 square feet. six levels of modern living in historic society hill. this is one of five bedrooms each with its own bath. >> this is a home office and work area. >> and down the hall. your own garage two cars, travel down the level and find a guest suite with a media room and bar. the third floor is the main living area with soaring 20 foot ceiling and a state of the art kitchen. >> i got distracted by this -- this is the wine room conveniently tucked between the living room and kitchen. hello philadelphia and hello front street. >> the goal was to maximum the
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views and offer suburban style amenities in the heart of the city. they want their homes and parking and the high amenities within walking distance of the city. and it's a showcase for local products with each floor decorated by a different local company. >> master bathroom. >> look at this -- >> every ticket purchased goes to help mana provide meals for people battling illnesses. there are balconies on the third and sixth floors and a rooftop deck with a bar and plunge pool. >> what is the price? >> around 3. >> $3 million? >> for you? we'll talk. katie v/o: she works hard.
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coming up on "action news" at 4:00 thieves try to take the fun out of the halloween by robbing a haunted house. and this attraction is being built to help the community. and how does live are with kelly and richard sound? a local teacher is in the running, why he says is he perfect for the job. new at 4:00. and melissa magee has one last look at the forecast this friday afternoon. >> it's looking good, we'll show you the numbers, the high in philadelphia. 75 degrees and partly sunny and pleasant, 76 in reading and 73 in millville and at the coast it's cooler, cape may 70 and 71 in a.c. and dover 71 and lower 70s there in toms river. a good looking day today and the clouds roll in quickly tonight into the start of our weekend when are tracking the wet
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weather, a good movie day tomorrow afternoon? >> a nice movie day, we continue to think about our friends in florida, carolinas and georgia. >> yes. >> don't forget to join us for "action news" at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. i'm rick williams, get out and enjoy it. we'll see you later today on "action news" at 4:00. newspapers know
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