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>> ♪ >> hello. it's 6 o'clock on this tuesday november 22nd. tam is off, nydia han joins us. >> we're working on several breaking news stories including the explosion of a package in center city. one man now in the hospital. >> power lines burst into flames at a fire scene in montgomery county forcing several people including children out of their homes overnight. >> a bus carrying 35 children crashes into a tree in tennessee killing five kids. the driver who was behind the wheel is now behind bars. >> we're waking up to an extremely chilly morning. let's get details with david and karen. good morning. >> once again wind chills down around the freezing mark as you'll see in a moment so dress warmly. take a look at sat life. we have a little bit of cloud cover that's still trying to break up over philadelphia but we think once the sun gets up it's going to clear out fairly quickly and we should wind up with a fair amount of sunshine overall today. it's still a little blustery. not everybody is seeing a wind gust but we do have them in the 20's here and there and even if you're not experiencing a gust you've got sustained winds in the teens right now and that is making
it pretty uncomfortable. 40 degrees in philadelphia, upper 30's just about everywhere else from allentown down through wilmington and millville. and when you factor in the temperature and the wind, you've got wind chills down close to the freezing mark and in fact below it in a lot of neighborhoods so that's what's planned for and how to dress for when you step outside. here's how it's going to go today. 37 degrees by 7 o'clock. 40 degrees by 10 o'clock. and then 44 by noon and by 3 o'clock a high of 48. it will be a few degrees milder this afternoon but still pretty chilly with those winds gusting into the 20's and 30's. by 6 o'clock we're all the way back to 42. it looks like a similar day tomorrow but less wind. that's good. and then a little issue wednesday night way possibility of a northern suburbs seeing perhaps a little mixed precipitation overnight. we've got there story and the thanksgiving day call coming up karen. >> you can see the winds blowing your air around out there. >> a little bit. >> come on inside. let's hit i-95 right now. i-95 northbound we had app disabled truck blocking the right lane near girard. it is cleared and the
northbound delay is really thinned out nicely but southbound you've got that building volume with your normal morning volume so southbound on i-95 just starting to slow down. no big problem on the vine. looking pretty good so far. that's your westbound traffic headed towards the schuylkill. overnight construction long gone but the crews will return again tonight at 11 o'clock, shut the vine down in both directions. on the big picture looking good on the blue route, schuylkill slowing no big problems. don't forget do you have some restrictions on the ben franklin parkway. they're already getting ready for the big thanksgiving day parade and we've been talking about that explosion in center city. we do have a lot of closures because of that. seventeenth, 18th and 19th at pine, all closed in this area so you've got to stick to 15th, 16th, 20'sth and south street instead. katherine scott has been live on the scene with that. one more view outside. i want to show you 309. this accident has been out here awhile. we had an ambulance out here, we had debris on the road. some of that has cleared but we still see police off to the right-hand side here. this is 309 northbound near norristown, matt. >> thank you, karen. breaking right now on "action news," a man expecting
a package was burned when it blew up in the kitchen of his center city home this morning. but police are unsure if this was an intentional act. "action news" reporter katherine scott is sorting this one out and joins us live at 19th and pine streets. katherine. >> reporter: matt, it still remains under investigation at this hour. karen mentioned there are a number of closures in the area but that's because at this point they're still processing this as a crime scene. they say that any sort of threat is over, all of the neighbors, the next door neighbors, the people in the same apartment in the same building they were aloud to return. they're still processing the crime scene here in center city and you can see that pine street here by 19th is closed off. we see the police and the fire department on the scene. the bomb squad is here. postal inspectors are on the scene as well. initial information from the victim's roommate who told police is that the explosion happened when this 62-year-old man opened a package that he received in the mail. they had believed the package contained medication. the victim does routinely get
inhalers in the mail but they don't know with certainty what was inside this package. he received the package around 5:00 p.m. on monday but didn't open it until around 4:00 a.m. when police arrived they found a man suffering from injuries to his hands and chest. he was bleeding from both of his hands. he was taken to jefferson in stable condition and again, the investigation continues at this hour. >> as far as i know there were no threats prior to this and there's been no threat since. like i said there's a possibility that this was just an accidental explosion. we're not certain at this point whether this was intentional or accidental. >> reporter: so that's part of this investigation right now. they said of course they don't know if this was intentional or if it was some sort of accidental chemical explosion. that's all part of this investigation. this happened in the kitchen of the building. there was some broken glass there, there was damage to a cooking range but no structural damage and again as i mentioned before, the people that had been evacuated around 10 people including people in
the building that were in other apartments and the next door neighbors they have since been allowed to return home. we're live in center city, katherine scott, channel6 "action news. >> thanks, katherine. a fire quickly spread from a garage to a home in philadelphia's frankford section. the action cam was on the 4800 block of mulberry street where you can see the power lines sparking and catching fire. the flames broke out at 1:30 a.m. neighbors reported hearing explosions, then saw fire coming from a garage in the rear of the property. firefighters sounded a second alarm as they will battled the blaze. no one was hurt but eight people are displaced including an infant. the red cross will help them find shelter. >> also breaking overnight the driver of an elementary school bus that was involved in a deadly crash in tennessee is behind bars. police charged 24-year-old johnthony walker with five counts of vehicular homicide, reckless endangerment and reckless driving. five children were killed in the crash in chattanooga. the school bus packed with 35 children ran off the road
crashed into trees and ended up on its side in a tangled mess. >> we accident activity -- just asking for prayers. >> investigators believe bus was most likely traveling too fast. new on "action news," one person is recovering this morning after being pulled from a burning building. investigators say the fire broke out at around 11 o'clock last night along the 300 block of east moore freeh street in norristown. fire crews are working to find out what sparked the blaze. no word on the victims' currents condition. >> employees at one of the area's biggest employers are bracing for a slakeup. the so announcing a restructuring plan. vanessa is in for maribel. good morning, vanessa. >> reporter: good morning matt. boeing has named a general electric executive toed its commercial jet units. kevin mcallister takes over the unit as part of a
restructuring at the aerospace giant. boeing plans to elevate its airplane services arm to be a major division along with its defense and space and commercial airplane units. the service is arm will sell parts and services to airlines maintenance shops and governments. let's take a look at the markets. the dow nasdaq and s & p 500 all gained yesterday. closing at record highs. and right now futures are pointing to a higher open and we're expecting report on existing home sales that's going to be due out later today. all right, in bank news, a new atm from barclays in the uk lets you withdraw money with the top of your phone. the service is called contact with cash. it lets android users take money out with just a tap of the device without having to type anything into the atm. barclays plans to roll out this service to machines in 180 branches in the uk next year. back over to you, matt and nydia.
>> thanks so much vanessa. sort of like hey, look, no and hands you hit your phone and money starts flying out of the machine. >> that's nice. you get one that were works with all atms no matter your account. >> storm tracker6 live double scan right now and you can see we're dry. as we step outside we have sky6. there's the ben franklin bridge. a few clouds around this morning but we expect them to evaporate especially after the sun gets up over the horizon a bit. it's chilly again to start out. we're at 40 degrees in philadelphia. upper 30's in trenton, allentown, reading, wilmington and all the way down to the shore and there's a decent wind blowing in the teens with some gusts up to the 20's right now and that means your wind chills are actually making it feel like it's around the freezing mark. satellite shows you those clouds i just talked about. again, i wouldn't worry about them all day. i think they're going to erode pretty quickly and we should wind up with mostly sunny skies. up in the lehigh valley that's what we're going to call it overall, mostly sunny, still windy and chilly, though, with a high of 45. winds not quite as strong across the region today as they were yesterday. but we could still get gusts up into the 30's at times and
it's still going to be pretty chilly. windy and chilly at the shore 48 degrees the high there. and in philadelphia we'll go for another high of 48 degrees, a little better than yesterday but still pretty windy and chilly with those winds gusting out of the northwest at times as high as 35 miles per hour. now, that would be strong enough to give us another day where there's a little debris rolling around on roadways maybe a trash cans and tree branch here or there and man those leaves really piled up. i got a guy come blow all the levers all the way and the last couple of days, they're back. overnight tonight mainly clear, the winds dying down overnight. 25 is the overnight low in some outlying suburbs. philadelphia probably drops to about the freezing mark. now that means tomorrow morning it will be another cold start but at least it won't be as windy. look at how those winds die down overnight. those of you tired of the wind the last couple days tomorrow things get better. future tracker6 picking up wednesday story at 1 o'clock in the afternoon. in case you are traveling to the northeast up to boston or points north for thanksgiving holidays, it looks tranquil. it's cool but no obstructions on the roadways.
and pretty much the same story down south. in fact at 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in savannah georgia, 70, maybe you should suddenly find relatives in savannah and head down there. that's going to be really nice. maybe a couple of sprinkles and showers. the big issue will be in the northwest upper northwest, chicago, indianapolis, saint louis will have some rain and minneapolis a little snow in the middle of the afternoon tomorrow. around here tomorrow we're going up to 49 degrees t it will be fairly tranquil and dry during the day with some clouds increasing as the day goes on. and then there's the system that comes in at night with mainly rain for us. a little bit of a concern here. this is late wednesday night in through the overnight hours on early thursday morning. you can see how there's a little precipitation. the model putting it mainly up in the lehigh valley. i think some of this could get into berks county and maybe northern bucks and montco. if that happens it's going to be colds enough where in could freeze up on surfaces a little bit. again it looks like it's done by the time we get up in the morning but if you're getting up early on thursday morning to drive down to the
thanksgiving day parade, in those northern areas maybe a little icy patch here or there. sunny still windy today, 48 degrees is the high. wednesday partly sunny, less wind, 49. and then on thursday we're looking at cloudy skies, a high of have a, temperatures climbing from the low 40's to the upper 40's during the parade and there is the chance of a touch of rain but it really looks like just a couple of light spotty showers around so hopefully we're dry for the parade. can't totally promise that. friday clouds, some sun, 54 degrees. a late shower possible there. and then mainly dry on saturday, just a spotty shower for temple football and dry on sunday. >> and leftovers from thanksgiving. >> right. >> my favorite. >> i love that. >> thanks, david. 6:11. a group of children standing at a curb are about to realize they're getting caught "philly what's up" a police chase. >> kanye west is rushed to the hospital. those close to him now commenting on the rapper's condition. karen. >> starting to slow down just a bit on 422 eastbound past oaks as we see this traffic here headed towards king of prussia. we'll see what's happening on
exploded. the package may have contained an inhaler and or medication. police say they still don't know if this was an intentional act whether someone cents this man a bomb or if this was freak accident of some sort. the entire block at 18th and pine streets remains blocked off as the bomb squad investigates. neighbors though have been allowed to return to their homes. katherine scott will have a live update at 6:30. >> let's see how our friends in south jersey are shaping up road-wise with karen rogers. >> well, they're starting to slow down a little bit matt here. this is 42. you can see that that northbound traffic starting to look a little heavy. that's because up ahead on 42 northbound at 295 we've got an accident. it's just been pushed offer to the shoulder but nonetheless slowing things down just a little bit on 42. here's a live look at schuylkill expressway near montgomery drive. that's your eastbound traffic headed towards center city. a little volume building at this point at the conshohocken curve and again between montgomery and girard. on the schuylkill expressway but you see these travel times still in really good shape 14 minutes between the blue route and the vine.
that will slow down pretty significantly in a little bit. looking at the big picture blue route is okay. we showed you the schuylkill where you're mostly moving in the 40's. i-95 starting to see some slowing. 21 miles an hour here, 32 miles an hour near girard. northbound near girard we had app disabled vehicle and that's since cleared so traffic moving better. parade preps have restrictions on the ben franklin parkway. don't for that get about that. and we've been talking about the police activity with that package explosion. still seeing restrictions on 17th, 18th and 19th at pine as katherine scott has been out there so watch for that one causing a little bit of a problem. and in upper gwynedd township we've got an accident on hancock road at prospect avenue and that one has been out there awhile. on the commuter traffic report we found someone talking about an accident on welsh road that's right near the boulevard in the inner drive so be careful about that. temperatures and wind chills. 33 degrees is what it feels like in philadelphia. it's colds out there this morning. feels like below freezing in the lehigh valley. 30 degrees. 14-degree wind chill in mount
pocono, 30 millville, 28 in dover and you need the heavy coat, matt. >> indeed. thank you, karen. brand new here on "action news" police arrested a new york city man on terrorism charges. police say mohammed roof family naji wanted to plan an attack in times square similar to another one in france that happened in july. you remember a cargo truck plowed through a crowd celebrating bastille day in nice killing dozens of people. fbi officials say naji made several on line posts in support of isis. police say they arrested him before he had a chance to carry out his plan. >> we're learning more this morning about kanye west's condition as he remains in a los angeles hospital. the l.a.p.d. reported a medical home at the rapper's home. a nutritionist from west says he's suffering from exhaustion and sleep deprivation s kanye canceled the remaining dates on his tour including a performance here in philadelphia and has been acting erratically ranting to crowds about the election, donald trump and beyoncé. >> the man accused of killing a san antonio detective faced
the media for the first time monday. otis mckane told the cameras he was upset over a custody battle and took it out on somebody who didn't deserve it. when asked to say something to the family of officer benjamin marconi mckane replied i am sorry. marconi was shot and killed sunday right outside of the police station while writing a traffic citation. >> a police chase nearly ended in tragedy near pittsburgh. watch this. surveillance video shows a group of children standing on that corner in stowe township and seconds later you see a police car spin out of control missing the children by inches. the patrol car then crashed into a parked van. the officer had been chasing a stolen vehicle when another driver slammed into him. the driver of the stolen car escape. the officer was shaken up but is okay. >> ♪ >> in today's tech bytes facebook's first drone test flight coming under scrutiny from the federal government. >> the ntsb looking into the
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at our traffic. this is in lower gwynedd township. 309 near norristown road. the accident we showed you a little bitting a has cleared. traffic is moving better now. let's check regional rails right now. we have the broad street subway northbound 10 minute delays because of earlier equipment problems and with the regional rails seeing the west trenton line 10 minutes delay, media elwyn 11 minutes. delays starting to come in. >> 8a20 this morning on mmr. i'm sure they'll have it like clockwork, too. >> i hope so. i'm excited. >> it will be fun. all right so we have tracks coats on the kids, hats, we've got temperatures this morning around 40 in philadelphia, upper 30's elsewhere but there's still a wind blowing and wind chills are down around the freezing mark this morning. 44 by noon. we improve a little bit with a high of 48 degrees. it will feel chillier than numbers would otherwise indicate. 42 degrees by 6 o'clock. at the airport hoping for all green aircraft nonmajor
delays. that's what we've got and right now no rain falling in any of our big travel cities. nydia and matt. >> david thank you. new on "action news" chipotle in hot water again. customers are suing the restaurant chain claiming it lied about calorie counts. three people filed the lawsuit this month after eating the chorizo bury tomorrow. it's said to be about 300 calories but numbers don't add up. the lawsuit revealed the burrito has at least 700 calories. some customers took to twitter to express their displeasure. the company tweeted back saying only the chorizo is 300 calories. >> "action news" hidden camera investigation found some eco friendly hand drivers could be harboring a dirty secret. >> reporter: did you ever wonder exactly what's in these hand dryers. "action news" tested to find out what germs are lurking inside. >> that's gross. >> reporter: the bacteria you may be exposing yourself
to that could make you sick. >> i have thought that it's a little dirty down in there when you stick your hands in there. >> reporter: seat results of our, see the results of our exclusive investigation only on "action news tonight at 11:00. >> 6:24. breaking right now the bomb squad responds to an explosion in center city. >> katherine scott is lie on the scene at 13th and pine streets. katherine. >> reporter: nydia, matt, a man opened up a package he received in the mail and it exploded. the bomb squad is on the scene. we're live in center city with all the latest details coming up at 6:30. >> ♪ ♪ think of your fellow man. ♪ lend him a helping hand. ♪ put a little love in your heart. ♪ ♪ take a good look around... ♪ ...and if you're lookin' down, ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart. ♪
>> former nba star dennis rodman has been charged way hit-and-run. according to the orange county district attorney's officers rodman was driving the wrong way on a freeway in santa ana california this past july. he is also charged with property damage. no word if anyone was hurt in the crash. >> tonight is the season finale of "dancing with the stars." three remaining stars working hard to capture that mirrorball trophy. they includes exnfl star calvin johnson join james hinchcliffe and laurie hernandez. go to 6abc.com and do our quick poll to click on your favorite. right now laurie and val way ahead of the pack. the ballroom drama begins tonight at 9:00 right here on 6abc. >> it is now 6:27. we continues to follow breaking news in center city. >> the the bomb squad investigating a package that exploded in a man's hands while he was in his kitchen this morning sending him to the hospital. a live update is next.
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>> a package of medication explodes in a man's kitchen in center city leaving him with burns. the bomb squad is on the scene and so are we. >> a teenager is hit by stray gunfire while visiting her great grandmother's house. the bullet came from a block away. >> winds are hanging on. the gusty conditions are making it feel like it's below freezing in some spots. good morning everyone, 6:30 on this tuesday november 22nd. tam is off. nydia han joins us and let's guess which one of david and karen is chilly right now. >> it would be me. anybody else who is stepping outside this morning. i do have a heavier coat in play and we'll show you why. first let's start you with the satellite. there's a little bit of cloud cover still lingering over the region right now but we do expect that at some points after sunrise we're going see that break up a bit much we also have gusty winds across
the region. they're not everywhere but we have them in the 20's and in those spots not seeing currents gusts you're still looking at sustained winds in the teens so it is still on the windy side probably getting more so after sunrise. temps right now are on the chilly side. 40 degrees in philadelphia, upper 30's pretty much everywhere else and when you combine the temperature and the wind we have wind chills down around the freezing mark, thus the heavy coat. you want to prepare for to it feel like it's around freezing this morning. 37 degrees by 7 o'clock. 40 degrees by 10 o'clock. and by noon, 44. your high today a few degrees better than yesterday at 48 degrees but it will still be windy. not quite as blustery as yesterday. we no longer have a wind advisory but you're still looking at gusts in the 20's and 30's. you'll be hunching your shoulders if you're not dressed appropriately. 42 degrees by 6 o'clock. winds will die down later and then we get a little bit better heading toward thanksgiving temperature-wise. although there is the chance of some precipitation karen rogers i'll go over that coming up. >> dave, come on inside. let's check the roads right
now. starting to get a little busy on frost this is northbound traffic slow here at creek road and that's because up ahead on 42 northbound at 295 there's an accident they just pushed off to the shoulder so it's causing an extra slow go on 42 northbound. live on the ben franklin bridge, that's your westbound traffic starting to see that volume builder but not a major delay just yet as you're coming in. nobody problems between the tolls and eighth and vine. i-95 already jammed approaching academy to cottman and from past the betsy ross bridge to girard. a 25 minute ride. no accidents at this point on i-95 just a lot of people trying to led to work. and on the big picture there, the slowest speeds we can see. i-95 southbound 16 miles an hour at cottman about 24 miles an hour westbound on the schuylkill from approaching the boulevard to past belmont. blue route is in pretty good shape. in delaware county we have a new fire location outpatienter darby here, this is industrial drive near penn street and don't forget we've been talking about this problem in center city. we've got portions of 17th,
18th 19th and pine street all blocked right now, matt. >> okay, thank you, karen. breaking right now, a man opens a package of what he believes is medication only to see it explode in his own hands. it happened in his kitchen center city this morning. "action news" reporter katherine scott joins us live from 19th and pine streets and katherine, police aren't sure if this was an intentional act. >> reporter: no, that's all part of this investigation. they don't know if this was an intentional act or if it was accidental. this all remains part of this investigation and you can see that 19th and pine they're still closed off to traffic here between 18th and 19th. there are a number of streets in the surrounding area that have been closed as police have investigated, the bomb squad is on the scene s-the fire department. we've seen postal inspectors on the scene as well. one thing to note, though police say they don't believe there's a continued threat. neighbors have been allowed to return home. what they're doing right now is that they're processing the crime scene. this happened around 4:00 a.m.
police say a 62-year-old man had been in his kitchen opening a package that he received in the mail around 5:00 p.m. monday when something exploded. the man's roommate spoke to police. they believe the package contained medication. the victim does routinely get inhalers in the mail but at this point they can't say with certainty what was inside that package. >> it did that explode. but at this time they don't know whether or not this was an intentional explosion. in other words, we don't know whether this was a bomb mailed to the house in order to explode and do injuries, or whether this was just some sort of freak accident where something like an inhaler just exploded. >> reporter: so, again, police say that he received this package around 5:00 p.m. yesterday evening. he didn't open it until around 4:00 a.m. this morning and that's when this explosion happened. the man had injuries to his hands and chest. he was bleeding from both hands. he was taken to jefferson in stable condition. inside the kitchen there was
broken glass, damage to the cooking range but police say there was no structural damp. as i mentioned before the neighbors that had been evacuated around 10 of them in the building and then neighbors on either side they've since been allowed to return home. we're live in center city, katherine scott, channel6 "action news." >> katherine thanks for the update. new overnight crews gained control of a fire burning along a berks county mountainside behind reading high school. this is wait looked like over mount penn late last night. again the fire is now under control. one firefighter has suffered minor injuries. an estimated 50 to 60 acres of wooded area have been burned. reading high school will be opened today. and this is brand new video just in from the city of chester. a suspicious car fire left nothing as you can see but a charred frame. officials found the vehicle at houston street and east boulevard. a 14-year-old girl who was visiting her great grandmother has been shot in the leg with a stray bullet. and detectives say it's
possible the case is connected to a deadly double shooting in the same philadelphia neighborhood. "action news" reporter annie mccormick is live outside northwest detectives in the city's logan section. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, nydia. and police also believe that that bullet came from as far as a block away. that 14-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital by police in stable condition. well, let's get a look at that video from the scene. this all unfolded yesterday. that's when 911 calls came in after gunfire broke out in the 4400 and 4500 blocks of north gratz just after 6:00 yesterday evening. now when police arrived the victim's family rushed her over to officers saying that she was hit by a bullet. it appears it went through the siding and the dry wall of the home that she was sitting in in her great grandmother's kitchen. that is where she was struck by the bullet. now, police are searching for a motive. they found a cluster of spent shell casings in the 4500 block of north ferris which is about a block away. now back out here live she was
transferred to the hospital by police. we're told that she was in stable condition. she is expected to be okay with that that gunshot wound her leg. reporting live outside of northwest detectives annie mccormick channel6 "action news." >> a church youth group leader in bucks county charged with sexual assault. investigators are asking any other potential victims to come forward. 22-year-old michael walusimbi of bensalem turned himself in to police yesterday. detectives say he and sexually assaulted or attempted to molest a 13-year-old girl an 15-year-old girl on separate occasions inside the oxford valley chapel in middletown township. >> president-elect donald trump is telling the american people he is assembling a cabinet made up of patriots. trump released this video reiterating a number of promises for his first 100 days in office. the president-elect strows top negotiate new trade deals, remove regulations on businesses and establish a five year ban on executive officials becoming lobbyists. trump did not mention his pledge to repeal the
affordable care act or plans to build a wall along the border with mexico. >> turn now to accuweather. still brisk today but things are going to turn around, right. >> yeah, they are getting better later tonight and even today isn't quite as bad as yesterday. storm tracker6 live double scan slows that you we are dry. that's the start of the good news. as we head outside we do have sky6 and you can see skies are getting a little bit brighter on the horizon over center city as we check outs is from our temple university camera but there are still some early clouds out there and it's still a bit on the brisk and chilly side. your temperature is 40 degrees currently in philadelphia the winds have dropped off to 12 miles per hour. but at times they are up in the teens and we're still getting gusts here and there this morning where occasionally the winds will rise up to about 20 miles per hour. could get a little higher after sunrise. satellite shows you the cloud cover that we just showed you on sky6. again i think there's a dry enough air mass in place where those clouds are going to have a tendency to erode this morning and most of the day should be mostly sunny. still going to be chilly. 37 degrees by 8 o'clock. 40 by 10 o'clock. 44 by noon.
and then your high of 48 by 3 o'clock is a few degrees better than yesterday. the winds not quite as strong but we could still get gusts in the 20's and 30's today and so even though it's not as bad as yesterday it's still a rather blustery brisk day and you'll want to dress appropriately. by 5 o'clock 44. down to about 42 by dinnertime. that's your 12-hour forecast. high temperatures this afternoon a little cooler in the northern suburbs today, just the mid 40's but it's upper 40's from philadelphia down to the shore. and as we go out on the road tomorrow, a lot of you may be traveling out of town for thanksgiving or expecting relatives to come into philadelphia. well, if you're going to and from the northeastern portion of the united states or up toward buffalo new york or syracuse, yeah, it's cold in some of these spots but it looks dry and pretty good for traveling. same story the farther south you go. gets a little warmer down south of course but it's drive. the midwest might be your problem area. chicago, some rain. this is all by 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. cleveland and detroit getting close to some rain and if you're back up in minneapolis there could actually be some light snow so a little bit of
difficulty there. around here tomorrow, sun giving way to some late day clouds. light winds so the winds will not be a factor tomorrow. 49 degrees still cool and then at night we've got a front coming at us and that could trigger a little bit of precipitation in our northern tier and we have a bit of concern here. watch what happens at 11 o'clock on wednesday night overnight into the wee hours of thanksgiving morning. you see a little bit of precipitation especially up in allentown, maybe berks county, some of this could even get down into northern bucks and montco and then some snow farther to the north. going off the map there. we do have a concern that surface conditions could be below freezing and you might get a little icy patch here or there. up in those northern areas as you get up on thursday morning, perhaps to head down to the parade in philadelphia. something to keep in mind in those northern suburbs. today 48 degrees sunny still windy. tomorrow less wind, partly sunny 49. for thursday itself thanksgiving looks cloudy, a high of 52. probably about 43 at the start of the parade which isn't too bad. but we do have the chance of a spotty shower so we're going to call it a touch of rain on thursday, not a washout.
any shower that forms is probably fairly quick and light but you might run into that during the parade. we'll see how that develops. and then friday clouds, some sun, a late shower there. mostly dry on saturday and dry on sunday. >> got it david. thank you. >> thanks. >> 6:41 now. smash and grab. a pair of robbers pull off a six figure watch heist in the middle of the day in manhattan. >> a quarterback sneak. see what someone in the stands was doing to make an nfl player slip up. karen. >> starting to get heavy right now on the 30 bypass here in chester county. that's your eastbound traffic as you head towards downingtown. pretty heavy from 340 to 113. and we're jamming up on the schuylkill. i'll take you there live when "action news" comes right back. instead of rushing to buy
>> ♪ >> 6:44. taking a live look at philadelphia international airport. planes abuzzing, luggage racks moving around and outdoors it is chilly. >> it sure is, isn't it, miss karen rogers? >> it is. it's a turtleneck and leather kind of day. there i am. take a look at any rate. we'll check out the schuylkill expressway at conshohocken and that's your eastbound traffic right here. already jamming up at this point from the blue route to gladwyne and then slowing down from montgomery to girard and you see that travel time eastbound a 23 minute ride from the blue route to the vine. westbound slow as well 21 minute ride between the vine and the blue route so jamming up on the schuylkill expressway. there are those speeds on the schuylkill. even slower on i-95. 17 miles an hour at cottman but you're at 30 miles an hour at girard. we have a few things going on today. in upper darby don't forget that fire location with crews on the scene and that's
industrial drive right near penn street and in center city we have those closures of 17th, 18th, 19th and pine because of that police activity with that package explosion that katherine scott has been talking about so that's causing problems in center city so a few things to watch for as well as in new jersey we have an accident on 42 northbound at 295. and we're looking at the traffic on 42. that's your northbound traffic. you can see it's starting to slow up. this is a live look at 41 so as you head towards the walt whitman bridge, pretty slow at this point from blackwood-clementon road to 295. from the a.c. expressway to 295 it's a 17 minute ride so you see that slowing there. let's check the temperatures for you and wind chills. it's 33 degrees, that's what it feels like in philadelphia, feels like 30 in allentown, 30 in reading, 30 in millville but 29 in cape play. feels like 28 this morning in dover. bundle up, nydia. >> all right, karen, thank you. new right now, a 56 car pile up. >> china killed 17 people and injured dozens more. take a look at the aftermath.
you can see trucks just stacked on top of one another like toy cars. snow and slick conditions are said to be to blame for the crash. two armed robbers pulled off a brazen jewel heist in broad daylight. this is new surveillance video of the smash and grab at a high end store on madison avenue in manhattan. one thief you can see displayed a gun and ordered three employees to the ground. the sector man took a clawhammer to a pair of display boxes. the fair pare got away with five watches valued at more than $300,000. the clerks were not injured during holdup. >> laser gate. 71 in azteca stadium flashed a green light directly into the fails of houston texans quarterback brock osweiler during monday night football. the texans ended up losing by one touchdown. fans in mexico have used lacers in the past. the crowd seemed to be pro raiders. osweiler admitted it affected
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>> reporter: matt and nydia you're right about that. that deadly school bus accident in tennessee at least five children were killed and over two dozen are in the hospital. the driver was arrested and is expected to appear in court next week. amy robach is live in chattanooga for us and she'll be speaking with one of the parents this morning. also ahead donald trump releasing a video message overnight with his plan for the country. we'll go over all the details of his 100 day plan and some of his potential cabinet picks as trump continues his transition into the white house. and the man accused of pledging allegiance to isis has been arrested for allegedly speaking about carrying out an attack right here in times square. chief investigative correspondent brian ross will join us with more on that. it's our mission pawibble. 10 dogs available for brand new homes. i think the number is over 5,000 homes that we have found for dogs so far and counting. all coming up nydia and matt on "gma." >> incredible. >> reporter: isn't that wild. >> that's great. >> that's great. we wish we were there to enjoy
the puppies. that would be great. >> reporter: we would be happy to send one your way. we would be happy to tend sends one your way. >> i'll be waiting for it. thanks. >> thanks robin. >> we should have some dogs walking around here. >> yeah. >> everyone. >> every now and then a woof. >> reporter: take a look outside right now noticing a slow go on 422. this is at the saint gabe's curve. towards the front there's a disabled truck off to the side. eastbound 422 pretty slow past oaks to 23. also some regional rail issues. broad street subway northbound delays of 10 minutes because of earlier equipment problems and on the rails west trenton inbound 10 minutes delays. 11 minute with the media elwyn train, ten minutes with paoli/thorndale. you can see those delays just starting to come in dave. >> all right karen pretty much par for the course. we are chilly and a little bit windy this morning. temperatures technically in the upper 30's but a wind chill down around the freezing mark so extra gear on the kids and this afternoon it's still going to be kind of windy and cool. here's your 12-hour forecast. first we'll do temperatures. 40 degrees in philadelphia. there are those upper 30's i
talked about but again the winds in the teens across most of the region and those wind chills down around the freezing mark. your 12-hour forecast 37 degrees by 8 o'clock, 40 by 10 o'clock, 44 by noon. your high today is 48 a little better than yesterday and winds aren't going to be as strong although we could get a couple of gusts through the afternoon up in the 30's and then by 6 o'clock back down to 42. matt. >> thank you david. the action cam just sent us brand new video of a fire burning in delaware county. let's go a live picture now from the action cam slowing the scene and we have some charred remains of a building there on the 600 block of industrial drive in yeadon. it broke out at 5:30 so a little more than an hour ago. looks like firefighters have put the fire out but it left a lot of damage there. this started in a truck or it used to be a truck and then it spread to that building right next to it. so far no reports of injuries right now. we'll be right back. (vo) your love is purely thoughtful,
>> ♪ >> top stories at 6:55. a package containing what may be medication exploded in the kitchen avenue man's center city home leaving the 62-year-old with burns. the bomb squad responded to the scene at 18th and pine streets early this morning. police expect the block to be closed for much of the day as they take a look at it. fire quickly spread from a garage to a home in philadelphia's frankford section overnight. no one was hurt on the 4800 block of mulberry street.
eight people were displaced including an infant and power lines were sparking and on fire. a 14-year-old girl was hit in the leg by a stray bullet while visiting her great grandmother's home in the city's logan section. detectives say the gunfire from about a block away may be connected to an earlier shooting. >> we're swam jamming up roads. in center city those closures of 17, 18th 19th and pine that's going to be a big deal with that police activity with that package explosion. also jammed on i-95. no accidents here but you can see 27 minute jam from woodhaven to the vine dave. >> you can see in sky6 camera a fair amount of clouds early but we do expect dry air to win out. lots of sun today and a high of 48. it's still going to be rather blustery and chilly. with wind chills in the 30's. but it's a little better than yesterday and then tomorrow the winds finally ease and thanksgiving looks cloudy and maybe a little bit damp. >> wasn't i did. >> what. >> i gave nydia han a birthday pinch. >> you know what i did, punched matt. >> back.
good morning, america. school bus tragedy. >> the bus flipped over occupied with children. >> this bus filled with 35 elementary school students in a horrific accident running off the road and slamming into trees. at least five killed and two dozen hospitalized. overnight, the bus driver arrested. >> this is an absolute nightmare for this community. >> investigators on the scene as we hear from the families this morning. donald trump makes his first direct appeal to americans since the election. >> i want the next generation of production and innovation to happen right here on our great homeland, america. this morning we'll have what he promised, what he didn't say about isis as he meets with former rivals even democrats about joining his cabinet. the frigid blast turns deadly. that winterto