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its way up the atlantic coast. the storm may have weakened overnight, but the hurricane force winds are being felt in the popular resort town of hilton head and prich s island, south carolina. good morning, i'm alicia vitarelli. the big story is on hurricane matthew, the storm was felt in georgia and south carolina. waves were seen crashing over a sea wall in charleston. the stormed is blamed on killing four people in florida. more than a million homes and businesses are without power this morning in the sunshine state. it has left a wide swath of damage including this church spire that toppled in jacksonville, florida. it's a story that we are following for you, of course, the effects felt in a few
states. we're going to lauren lister in new smyrna beach, florida with the latest on matthew, lauren. >> reporter: good morning, it is hard to believe less than 24 hours ago you could barely walk where i am as hurricane matthew battered the area. it left behind down trees and worse and now it continues to move north. the deadly hurricane wreaks havoc as it moves up the coast. flooding roads and downing trees, and driving cars off the road. on a erie light show on this highway as multiple power lines explode. the powerful category two hurricane has weakened, but continues to show its force bringing winds gusts up to 80 miles per hour. states of emergency declared in georgia, south carolina and
north carolina. >> the best thing is to hunger down and stay in a safe place. >> reporter: this after pummeling florida. >> sounded like a train. as matthew barreled through palm coast, a home security captures as rushing water crashes into a home. full roads getting washed away. saint augustine one of the hardest hit areas, water flooding downtown streets trapping dozens at this inn. 26,000 people are riding it out at the shelters in the caroline analysis, thousands are without power on the georgia coast. in florida, more than a million people are without power. now, as cleanup begins, residents hearing it could be a weak before they have their electricity back. live in new smyrna beach, florida, i'm lauren lister, abc news. >> thank you. wishing them all the best as the is them continues to move up. it's been hard to watch at
points because just a storm this size. >> reporter: the good news the storm was well advertised. evacuations were made, the damage will ends up being severe, injuries and fatalities will be kept to a minimum in the united states. >> and people listened. >> reporter: they did, they got out of dodge. our weather here in the delaware and lehigh valleys, talk about matthew in just a second. in the meantime we start out with a view of the commodor barry bridge. we have a thick overcast starting to overspread the region. some of this moisture in advance of hurricane matthew working onshore south of charlie ton, south carolina. temperatures are mild, 62 in philadelphia. allentown, 57. reading, 57. 67 in cape may. trenton, 58. dover, 64. all this moisture is lifting to the north associated with a cold front that's working east.
it's going to bring a nice cool shot of air tomorrow and next week. that front is helping to lift some of this moisture north in the delaware and the lehigh valleys. if you have outdoor plans, the farther long we get, the greater chances you have of seeing showers. 11:00 a.m., cloudy, 67 degrees. 1:00 p.m., cloudy, showers south and west of the city at this point. 3, 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., the wet weather moves in. 70 degrees by 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m., 68. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, mostly cloudy skies, a couple of afternoon showers and highs around 70 degrees. as we look ahead some of the headliners this morning, showers expected this weekend not a wash, showers possible. turning cooler next week and we'll have the latest on hurricane matthew when i come back in just a little bit. alicia. >> thank you. turning to politics, presidential nominee donald
trump release video overnight apologizing for an awed tape in which he is heard talking lewdly about women. a hot mic talked about trying to sleep with a married woman and his talk about it, he said his celebrity status helped him with women. >> i moved on her and i failed. i'll admit it. >> i have to use tick tack in case i have to start kissing them. i'm automatically attracted to women i start kissing them. when you're a star they will let you do anything. >> trump was married to melinia when this was recorded on a bus. washington post said it is him we hear in this recording and trump had this to say overnight. >> any one who knows me, knows
these words don't reflect who i am. i said it, i was wrong and apologize. >> there's fallout within the gop ranks. speaker of the house, paul ryan calling his comments sickening. his running mate mike pence will take trurp's place at a rally. >> i do wish that mike pence was at the top of the ticket. i really do, not only is his performance at the debate, he is a person of high morale fiber. i feel bad for trump as wife and daughter. i don't know how he looks her in the eye and tries to explain this away. >> trump added that the audio tape is nothing more than a distraction of bigger issues facing our country. he said hillary clinton's husband bill clinton has said worse to him on the golf course
and he quote, abused women. tune into the second presidential debate tomorrow night at 9:00 a town hall style debate co-moderated by martha raddatz. a crash left a woman critically injured along academy road at 10:30 p.m. a man slammed into a woman driving a truck. rescue crews had to pull a female passenger from the pant i can't care she she is in criticl condition. the driver was hospitalized with a broken leg and arm. the woman in the truck was not hurt. uber x and lyft can continue to pick up rides in philadelphia. a commonwealth court judge allowed them to continue operating. the ruling prevents a cease and desist order from a lower court
from taking effect. the legal dispute will be resolved by the state legislator when it returns in two weeks. new jersey will go from having the soaked lowest gas tax to the 6th highest in a few short weeks. the state and the assembly approved the 23 cent hike. they say the funding is needed to keep vital transportation works up and running. drivers we spoke to are not heap about the gas prices going up. >> when thinks go up, it hurts, because by working everyday and trying to make ends meet, the thing it's going to cost more and we don't have the extra money to put out sometimes. >> governor chris christie is expected to sign the measure into law it will take effect two weeks after the signing date. school district of philadelphia says it will expand drinking water testing to every school and every found in the
city. this comes as recent testing found 11 fountains had lead levels above the epa safety threshhold. all fountains that have failed testing have been taken out of service. there's an upgrade for lady liberty we'll talk about a new multimillion dollar museum project is completed. matthew battles a battleship off the south carolina. >> reporter: matthew is moving onshore getting close to the eye wall to charleston, south carolina. i'll have the latest and i'll have the weather in the local philadelphia area when we come right back.
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evacuated. >> lake surfing. it gives you an idea of the intensity of the storm. >> reporter: the winds are over 08 miles per hour. this is the where the eye wall is situated right now. you can see the band of red north of charleston, that's the eye wall where the strongest winds are located, right about here, it stretches like that, let's stop the laps real quick and show you what's going on. basically you have the center right here, or the eye, the winds are wrapping around like this, around it. so up here, we get all the storm surge this is where all the water kind of piles in from the atlantic. this is where the severe storm surge is from charleston, north, from savannah south, the winds are blowing offshore, it's wrapping around in a counter clockwise fashion. we're not seeing much of the storm surge down to the south. it's this area here that's
getting hit and hit hard of we have a couple of buoys this one is off the -- let me clear that for you real quick. off the coast of south carolina with gusts 50 miles per hour and wave heights of 25 feet. this is northeast of the center or the eye wall that's what's getting ready to work onshore. for us back home. we're not seeing anything right now. some of the moisture from hurricane matthew is going to get drawn or lifted northward over the next 12 to 24 hours. we could see wet weather here later on as a result. 62 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 58. pressure is falling. winds out of the northeast at 5 to 10 miles per hour. 50s to the northwest low 60s to the southeast. millville, 62. cape may, 67. dover, 64.
57 for reading and allentown. these are the feeder bands of hurricane matthew working across the virginias and the carolinas. some of that gets lifted northward for the next few hours. lunchtime it's mainly cloudy, wet weather south and west at that point. mostly cloudy, though. as the afternoon progresses even though the modeling is not showing much, expect showers later on. transitioning over to a steady, soaking rain for south jersey and delaware. there's forecast models that suggest one to two inches of rain for the jersey shore. afternoon it's clouds and sunshine we'll start to dry out. sunday is not a bad day, damp in the morning, by afternoon it's bright and sunny. here's a look at hurricane matthew. there's charleston, south carolina. there's the infared satellite image. soaking rains off to the northwest, the storm is moving
to the northeast. it's hugging the coastline. a tremendous mendsous amount of rain. not only are they seeing -- tremendous amount of rain. not only are they seeing the storm surge they are seeing a lot of rain. in the next 24, 48 hours, 12 inches of rain. charleston, 6 inches. the track brings i tell off to the northeast. it's a category 2 with maximum stained winds of 105 miles per hour. drifting off to the north-northeast. it will wrap around and approach the approximate -- bahamas. afternoon showers, highs in the
60s, close to 70 degrees. overnight tonight, rain developing for south jersey and delaware. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, morning rain sunday, clouds giving way to sunshine by afternoon, 66. monday looks good, sunny and nice columbus day, 65. tuesday, partly sunny, 67. wednesday, clouds and sun, 69. thursday and friday both look good alicia, 72 thursday, friday, 68 degrees. >> very happy there's no rain on our columbus day tomorrow. 1:30 on 6abc. temple university presented comedian teen -- tina fey for the excellence in media award. >> i had my pictures to dear old captain noah. i seethe with jealousy watching
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everyone, 6:24 saturday morning, the eye wall of hurricane matthew is coming onshore. there's hilton head, this is savannah and this is charleston. it's difficult to see, with you it will wrap around the entire center. the center of the storm is starting to drift toward the north here at 12 to 15 miles per hour. what's happening the center of the storm is right here, as i described earlier in the broadcast, the winds wrap around the storm in a counter clockwise fashion, as it's heading up the coast, all the water is getting drawn in. not only are you seeing what caused the storm surge or this rush of water, it's coinciding with high tide.
we're seeing storm surge anywhere from 6 to 12 feet north of the center of the storm. the good news, as the storm works out to sea like this, the winds flip on the other side we get an offshore breeze and some of the water will be allowed to recede. the next 12 to 24 hours will be terrorizing for folks down here, if they have not evacuated because of the storm surge and rainfall totals we're seeing with hurricane matthew. the spaghetti plots take the loop and arc it back around and into the bahamas and southern part of florida is as we get into the middle of next week. the good news it is not heading north. all the effects of hurricane matthew stay down here in the southeastern part of the united states. >> chris, thank you. sports this morning, eagles wanted no part of the sun as they prepared for the game against the lions.
jamie apody tells us why. >> reporter: good morning, the eagles will get zack ertz back but might be without bennie logan who missed practice questionable with a calf injury. the birds practiced inside the bubble yesterday, ford field is enclosed and it is loud. the eagles opened the momentum with a snap by the bye. >> they are a good d. theythey will be playing fast ad loud environment we know they present challenges and play fast, we have to execute. >> i think they understand it's a long long season. they are excited where we are, but by no means are they satisfied with being 3-0. the goal is to win the next game animal we just take it one game at a time. it's good a good -- it's been a
good week. >> flyers start their season in 6 days. dodgerser, 1-4 with this rbi single gives la a 2-0 lead. werth at the plate strikes out to end it with utley and the dodgers. penn state looking to knock off a team for the second straight week, they are trying to at home consuming at noon where they hope happy valley is the key to slowing down the turf. >> us having a huge crowd and being supportive and cheering like crazy, if you look at the games they played on the road what the attendance has been this is going to be different.
home field advantage is huge. we'll see how all those things are managed. >> temple fell to 3-3. so what happened? we'll find out, ducis rogers catches up with coach ruhl to find out. >> temple play book this morning at 9:45. all right, go on out and have a great saturday. planned parenthood. i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would
>> i said it, i was wrong and i apologized. >> an a poll go for what's -- an apology for what's called vulgar remarks made about women a decade ago. a passer by alerts authorities to a fire burning in a camden county home. plus, the coast of georgia and south carolina are being battered by hurricane matthew. meteorologist chris sowers is looking at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, both the hurricane forecast and ours at home. >> reporter: we could see wet weather this afternoon from matthew, not a direct impact, most of moisture stays to the south. some of it is being lifted north here and that means showers in our neck of the woods. looking at the camden waterfront. we have mainly cloudy skies and we should see that most of the time today. a couple of showers after lunchtime, 1:00 p.m., give or take. 56 degrees in quakertown and
warrington. fleetwood, 57. the numbers a little bit milder than yesterday. all thanks to the cloud cover upstairs acting like an atmospheric blanket keeping us milder. 55 in chester. cinnaminson, 57. smyrna, 62. same number for dover. gandys beach, 58 degrees. satellite and radar, here's the front here, we have two features we're watching an approaching cold front from the west and hurricane matthew across the carolinas. this front is lifting some of the moisture to the north. without it all that would stay down across the carolinas. somewhat damp this afternoon, dry during the morning. 67 by 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m., 69. 3:00 p.m., 70 degrees, showers
around, and 5:00 p.m., temperatures upper 60s. >> new video was released overnight from an a apologetic defiant donald trump. the republican presidential nominee was apologizing for a graphic conversation he had off camera with a television host ten years ago. he dismisses this newly released footage as a distraction. abc's brian clark has the details. a. hot mism c and blast -- mic and a blast from the past. >> i moved on her, she was married. >> reporter: a 2005 conversation with donald trump and billy bush. he was talking about trying to sleep with a married woman. the chat reported by the washington post took place months after marrying his wife melinia. he didn't say the woman's name or when he hit on her, but his celebrity status worked with women. >> i'm automatically attracted
to women i just start kissing them like a magnet. when you're a star they let you do it. you can do anything, grab them by the -- bleep. >> reporter: trump emerges from the bus, how are you, hi, i've seen you, terrific. >> reporter: trump insists this was locker room banter a private conversation that took place many years ago, bill clinton said far worse on the golf course, not even close. trump responds to the damaging video. >> i've never said
i'm a perfect person i've said and done things i regret. and the words released on a decades old video are one of them. anyone who knows me knows these words don't reflect who i am. i said it, i was wrong and i apologize. >> the clinton campaign quickly reacted to the trump video calling it horrific and saying
earned not be allowed to be present. meanwhile, bernie sanders will be in philadelphia today campaigning for hillary. he will headline a rally at the university of arts on south broad street following a campaign event in scranton, this morning. sanders plans to discuss the minimum wage, free college tuition and global warning. the deadline to vote, to register to vote in pennsylvania is next tuesday, october 11. in delaware, october 15. new jersey, the final date to register is october 18. be sure to tune into the second presidential debate tomorrow night at 9:00 p.m. it's a town hall style debate co-moderated by abc's martha raddatz. you can watch it on 6abc. coastal communities in georgia and the carolinas are on high alert as matthew moves north. millions of people are under evacuation orders and it could
be days before they are allowed to return home. >> storm force winds that are affecting
the state of georgia and will do so for the next 24 hours. >> it's getting worse so we are looking at major storm surges, major winds. >> now, this storm has claimed at least four lives in florida, and it knocked out power to more than million people there, as well. a combination of sea and rain water may have made so many of those roads there i am passable. our coverage of hurricane matthew continues at 6abc.com and the 6abc news app. we have pictures of the devastation from the storm and also a hurricane tracker to monitor matthew's progress. >> turning to other news this morning, a passer by may have prevented things from becoming much worse when they saw a camden county town home in flames. "action news" was on the scene clementon road in gibbsboro
before 3:00 a.m. a passing motorist saw flames shooting from the first floor and called 911. nobody was hurt, and no word on what sparked the blaze. this morning police are looking for whoever threw rocks at a school bus and injured a boy on board. chopper copper was above the scene in the city's logan section at 4:30 p.m. they say a window was shattered after scwun -- someone hurled rocks at the bus. the boy was hurt but not seriously. these are suspects of a home invasion that ended with a st. joe's university student tied up and robbed. scary stuff. two suspects trying various windows and doors on the 6600 block of woodbine avenue in wynnfield. they climbed into a third floor window, one covers a light with clothing to hide their activity. one was armed with a gun and
large hunting knife. they stole a purse and electronics and the victim's car. a popular halloween attraction in berks county has become the target of thieves. $1,000 in power tools were taken from a haunted house under construction. they belong to a volunteer who was working on building the attraction. proceeds go to local organizations and students. from our new jersey newsroom, atlantic city is taking a step toward fixing its financial troubles and a voiding a state takeover. mayor guardian sent a letter to city workers offering an early buyout. employees with 20 years on the job quaff for the program. they have until october 17 to decide whether they want to accept the offer. atlantic city is five hundred million dollars in debt. psychologic thriller, the
girl on the train hits theaters this weekend, we'll have a preview. plus, the death toll continues to climb in haiti days after hurricane matthew devastated the island nation. meteorologist chris sowers has a look at our the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" continues this saturday morning. no. it's measured by what we do for our
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where reports vary from 300 to 900 dead. winds destroyed homes and making matters worse, the southern part of the country is cut off from humanitarian aid because of a collapsed bridge. nine u.s. military helicopters will deliver the relief efforts and the navy is sending a ship loaded with 300 marines. matthew continues to make its way up the eastern seaboard. >> the most dangerous part of the storm is not the rain, not the wind, it's the storm surge the wall of water forced inland. think if you're down in sea isle city you're looking at the oceanfront, the tide is racing in, the back bays are filling up. the roads heading into the barrier islands are under water there's no escape. same thing happens everywhere along the coast. when you have a storm surge like
this, that's why the evacuations are made, if you choose to stay, you see unprecedented flooding along the coral -- carolinas. we're seeing the clouds increase in advance of hurricane matthew. showers expected later on. 95% of the storm is going to miss us to the south. just a few showers later on that's it. temperature in philadelphia, 62 degrees. dewpoint, 58. pressure falling off from 30.11 inches. winds out of the northeast at 5 miles per hour. mid 50s north and west, low 60s south and east, dover 64. cape may, 67 degrees. satellite and radar showing the moisture lifting to the north, clouds lowering and thickening it's a dry morning. we'll see wet weather later on, right after lunch, noon, 1:00 p.m. some of this moves in southwest to northeast. we're not looking at a tremendous amount of rain.
it's enough to put a damper on your out door plans. bring along an umbrella and be prepared for showers later on. clouds approaching later and showers this afternoon. if it wasn't for this front we wouldn't see any wet weather out of this. the front will kick matthew out to sea and we'll see cooler canadian air move in. tomorrow it will feel really, really nice, nice and fall like. future tracker 6, 1:00 p.m., showers south south anne west, they will advance north an east. even though the modeling will be dry, we'll see wet weather breaking out between 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. it will last into the overnight. some of it coming down at a good clip across south jersey and delaware. jersey shore, clearing in the late afternoon, the afternoon really nice, lots of sunshine, nice comfortable breeze, temperatures in the 60s.
there's hurricane matthew, the eye wall, there's savannah and hilton head. the water is being forced out to sea on the other side because of the rotation of the winds. it's up here we'll see the worst conditions over the next 12 to 24 hours. there's the center of circulation riding parallel to the florida coast now starting to make that turn towards the right and eventually out to sea. maximum sustained winds 105 miles per hour. category 2 on the scale. moving off to the northeast at 12 miles per hour. it might wrap around again and move over the bahamas again and approach the southern at this point of florida. this time around it would be a much weaker storm with maximum sustained winds of 30 to 35 miles per hour. you have a good 24 to 36 hours
to go when the storm will depart the coast and work out to sea. mostly cloudy today, showers by afternoon, 70 degrees. it's quiet and mainly cloudy during the morning, the showers break out after lunchtime. 3:00 p.m., 70. 5:00 p.m., 68. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we'll go 66 for tomorrow. clouds and morning rain especially south and east of philadelphia. sunshine by afternoon, nice refreshing breeze, as well. monday, sunny and nice, high of 65. tuesday, fall-like, partly sunny, 67. wednesday, thursday, friday, all look good, 69, 72, and 68. all week you can do the pumpkin picking if you can't get it in today. >> i want to get it in today. >> reporter: umbrella. >> chris, thank you. remember you can get the seven-day forecast at any time at 6abc.com/weather. there's help for students and parents in the philadelphia school district for help for
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matthew, maximum stained winds, 82. you can see the larger circulation around the storm. it kind of moves like this around the center of the storm as the storm kind of moves up the coast, we're seeing the onshore winds, we're seeing the tidal flooding of 5 to 7-foot storm surge, tremendous amounts of rain. the storm is hugging the coast of familiar and work out to sea over the next 24 to 48 hours. here's what happens over the next 12 to 24 hours. 58-mile an hour winds with higher gusts, a storm surge 5 to 7 feet. rainfall 8 to 12 inches, isolated tornados tough times in the carolinas. alicia. >> thank you so much. a special ground-breaking ceremony was held at a local college to honor a former administrator who lost her battle with cancer. "action news" was at harkim
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the storm may have weakened overnight, but the hurricane force winds are being felt in hilton head. right now matthew is a category 2 storm moving north off south carolina's coast. good saturday morning, i'm alicia vitarelli. the big story is on hurricane matthew. the storm was felt in georgia and south carolina overnight. waves were seen crashing over a sea wall in charleston. some of south carolina's historic cities are feeling the wrath. 150,000 people in the palmetto state are without power. so far the storm is being blamed on four deaths in florida. more than 1 million homes and businesses are without power this morning in the sunshine state. it has left a wide swath of damage including the church spire that toppled in jacksonville, florida. we'll turn to lauren lister,