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north and the backup is heavy, a heavy holiday traffic and just a tradition that is new york and new bound traffic. to the delaware memorial bridge and the 295 cutoff and you can see it's slow going. a steady stream of cars on i-95 people are on the move. >> originally from new york. now we live in south florida and maryland but we are going to new jersey. for thanksgiving my daughter's inlaws have thanksgiving and they have 52 people this year. >> holiday plan is to go to durham, north carolina. to my sister-in-law's place and basically veg out. >> veg out or pig out? >> well pig out. that may be the bet everything to say. >> 42,000 square feet of shops and restaurants it's like a small mall. cars and people everywhere. this new york family heading for
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washington. >> traditional thanksgiving and cousins and brothers and mother. food and lots of turkey. >> football games and a lot of laying around. >> aaa predicts a million more americans will travel this thanksgiving than 2015. >> we are looking at an economy we rebounding and unemployment rate that is low and one key driver is gas prices. >> tina says that despite the gas tax in new jersey, they still have the cheapest gas prices since 2008. >> well, the aaa says that 49 million people will be on the move this weekend. 90% of them will be in automobiles and from the looks of it here at least half of them are here on 95 in delaware. john rawlins channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. while a record number of
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drivers are hitting the road airline are expecting more passengers too. are you looking at philadelphia international airport where lines are moving smoothly despite the travel rush, lets go to 30 and street station it's busy there as well. amtrak added more trains between washington, d.c. and boston to help with overcrowding and a spokesperson expects sunday to be the busiest day as people head home just in time to get back to work or to school. well, it may be hard to think about, given what john told us, the already crowded roads are about to get more so as people leave the office to head home for the holiday. matt pellman is live for the travel rush live in the traffic center. >> once you get there, to grandma's house or aunt ethel's house, hopefully it's fun then and hopefully you enjoy your turkey. we are gritting our teeth be
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bearing the delays. just jam packed traffic on the highways and that is the case on 676, parked in both directions river to river on the vine the delays join up with those on the schuylkill and those on 95. speaking of the schuylkill speeds like miles per hour as you head westbound on south street. on the eastbound side off ramp to spring garden a disabled vehicle blocking the ramp and that ramp will be closed tomorrow for the thanksgiving day parade. everything is open now on the parkway at eakins oval. coming up at 6:30 for parade preps. there goes the disabled vehicle we watch life as it pushed off to the side west of gulph mills but causing slowing goes west of 476 the blue route and mass transit. already issues this afternoon. septa's wilmington newark line suspended, someone struck by an
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amtrak train. of course we'll keep you posted as the afternoon progresses. lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report on this wednesday, 202 in concord township watch for a crash and plenty of volume and 9 miles per hour there. we'll check it again coming up in the next half hour. >> sounded good. everybody is on the move on "action news" wants to hear from you, we set up a "action news" quick poll and we want to know about your thanksgiving plans. how do you plan for travel for the holiday, we are asking that question on our website, do you plan to go by train or car or by plane. and at this point 56% of you saying you are not traveling this year. for those of you on the move it looks like you are using cars or trains. of to brian. >> thank you. we know that folks are lining the ben franklin parkway for the
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6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade today. chopper 6 hd now live over the ben franklin parkway where traffic is getting by as matt pellman told us the road opened up for the evening commute will will he close in the next couple of hours. and this is why it closed earlier today dress rehearsals for the 95th annual parade is happening on the eakins oval. cast and performers making sure they are ready for you. you can watch all the fun starting at 8:30 here on 6 abc. rick, cecily and our "action news" family brings you the floats and marching bands and more all of this live along the parkway. >> all right it's time for a check of the accuweather forecast. >> here is hoping it's a good one here tomorrow. cecily tynan is standing by live outside. if only it was today. >> today was just beautiful. loads of sunshine and a bit of a chill in the air after a cold
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morning. currently philadelphia sitting at 50 degrees, 53 is the normal high for this time of year. so slightly below normal. dry conditions, but stormtracker 6 live double scan show that there is a storm across the midwest that, will be lifting to the northern and east and what that will do is drag moisture our way tomorrow. it's not a washout but it won't be nearly as bright and sunny as today. the good news is if you are traveling, no major delays across the northeast. knew yard, new jersey is 33 minutes thanks to high winds there. if you are heading across the midwest, rain is causing delays in chicago of 22 minutes and minneapolis low clouds causing delays of 23 minutes and elsewhere it's looking to be smooth traveling today. looking good and for the parade forecast not that bad but it will be cloudy and we'll have a couple of showers around not widespread rain, winds will be
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on the light side and no problems for balloons and you don't have to put on too many lairs, 40s and rising into the 50s by noon. >> thank you cecily. you can rely on as we head into the long holiday weekend, be sure to keep an eye on stormtracker 6 live double scan radar for any changes that are headed our way and remember staying connected with our meteorologists on facebook and twitter is a great way to get the latest updates from accuweather. turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and all the pies, just one day away from gracing tables across the country. if you need the holiday staples trust me you are not alone. gray hall spent the day with last min grocery shoppers, he is live from wegmans in king of prussia. >> reporter: hi brian, well as you know the clock is ticking but the good news is folks have
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time. this is the first holiday you'll be able to buy wine at stores like wegmans, folks are excited about that, but if you head out to the store. keep in mind you may run into this, long lines, remember be patient. it is thanksgiving eve go to any grocery store and it won't take long for shoppers to find the last day turkey trimmings. >> two fresh turkeys. stuffing mix, and cranberry sauce and meat and collard greens. >> thinking about the day will make your mouth water. shoppers at this acme in bala cynwyd are anxious to get to the check outlines. >> stuffing and macaroni and cheese and collard greens. >> i am going to do baking because i'm doing something new, i'm adding bacon to my stuffing it's going to be bacon stuffing. >> kevin lang says he expects a
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steady crowd all day. >> frozen turkeys were popular last week and now fresh turkeys kicked in as of sunday and the highlight on thanksgiving handed down is about spending time with family. >> i love seeing everyone together and i get to see my whole family. >> family and grandkided, they can't wait to come over to my house and eat my food because my food is good. >> we are sure the food is good. back out live at the wegmans at the king of prussia and the lines are long and steady all day but the store is prepared and ready and folks are preparing for thanksgiving a few hours away now. but one couple said they already purchased their christmas tree. live from king of prussia, gray hall, channel 6 "action news." >> gray, can you get us an invitation to that woman's house we want to try her bacon
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stuffing. you got our attention. thanks gray. >> to politics now, as president-elect donald trump builded his administration team he made two appointments both of them women. just this afternoon we found out that trump tapped betsy deross as education secretary. the former michigan republican party chairwoman tweeted i am honors to work with the president on making america's education great again. and earlier today trump named south carolina governor, nikki haley as u.s. ambassador to the united nations. the south carolina governor is a daughter of indian immigrants and also now the first minority cabinet level official. they have not all seen eye to eye but haley released a statement saying when the president believes you have a major contribution to make to
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the welfare of our nation and our nation's standing until the world that is a call that is important to heed. now both of those appointments have to be confirmed by the senate meanwhile questions remain of who will be named secretary of state, former general, david petraeus indicated he would take the job and mitt romney and rudy giuliani under consideration for the top post. >> the trump administration still coming together. still to come, she woke up to realize her home was on fire. hear from a pennsylvania mom who managed to grab her children and rush them to safety. and vernon odom takes us behind the scenes to for a special look at the toys for tots charity. we'll show you where your donation goes. and adam is live at the philadelphia museum of art ready to kick off the christmas season. >> it's a great evening for that
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sharrie. the sun is glistening off the museum there and the tree which we are going to light live on the air once that sunsets, and the a free event come on down, they are giving out treats, we'll go test them out and give you the accuweather forecast.
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four families in carbon county, pennsylvania, are look for a new place to live. fire tore through their homes this morning and the flames broke out and spread to two other homes on the block and the mom described the terrifying moment she had to rush her children to safety. >> i thought about getting my kids out and grabbed them no shoes and no jacket and ran out and threw them in the car.
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it's scary. >> but the best decision, two people were taken to the hospital but officials do not believe their injuries were related to the fire, crews worked kickly to contain the flames and had to battle the weather, temperatures were below freezing and water was turning to ice as it hit the ground. >> philadelphia police are on the lookout for a serial burglar for the grays ferry section of the city. they hit nine businesses alone and five this week. and all of them on the 2500 block of aramingo avenue, each time he smashed the glass front door and took several items and on monday three more businesses took victim. if you recognize the man you are urged to call philadelphia police. philadelphia leaders are capping off a successful year that could include hosting the democratic national convention.
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today the visitors bureau held a party at the link the organization is celebrating their 75 and anniversary and looking ahead to 2017 when philadelphia will host the nfl draft. a look at the closing numbers on wall street. a pretty good note. the dow continues its trek north of 19,000, up 59 points to close at 19,083 and the nasdaq falling less than 6 points but the s&p rising 2 points on the day. wall street has technically has mixed results today. starting off on a jolly note. he was there to celebrate the holiday season and the 90th year of the macy's thanksgiving day parade in new york city. >> speaking of the holiday season, a massive tree covers in
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little lights is about to light up the philadelphia museum of art. >> "action news" meteorologist, adam joseph, is there at the tree lighting ceremony where the fun is underway. >> reporter: we did this last year tonight was a lot of fun and a lot of people came out and we are expecting the same this year. and if you want to know what an almost 52 foot tree looks like. look on up. a beauty with all the lights that are kind of waiting to be lit up here once the sunsets and we'll do it live for you here on channel 6, it will be in the 5:00 hour once that sun goes down, in the meantime. a lot of people coming out and it's a free event and they are giving out hot chocolate and candy canes and the museum of art at the top of the steps. i want someone but have to do my job first. temperatures are on the cool side but not bad.
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the wind has completely relaxed 50 in philadelphia and allentown 45 degrees and the atlantic city airport coming in at 48. as we look at satellite 6 along with action radar low pressure is still just to the west of chicago and western and north western illinois bringing wet weather there, and snow in the northern western great lakes and hasn't cautioned much in the way of travel trouble spots in the midwest. some good news there and the system pushes to the east tomorrow. tonight turning cloudy and a late sprinkle is possible in the lehigh valley, 30 degrees and if the precipitation comes in early enough in the lehigh tunnel and millville down to 29 degrees by thanksgiving morning. 8:00 a.m. as we look at future tracker 6 cloudy across the area and the showers are holding off at this point but by 11:00 in the morning some folks are playing football and want to
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know if it's going to rain, a few spotty showers and the parade is going on as well. they are moving in from the west of philadelphia, you could get drops on you before the parade ends and the showers lift to the northern and east by 5:00 with most of the area cloudy at this point. we are looking at less than a .10 inch of rain. and enough to get you a little damp here. the thanksgiving day forecast, mostly cloudy and a shower around and temperatures at 42 degrees at 8:00 in the morning. by noon when the parade concludes and santa walks up the steps to ring in the season, 50 degrees, and by 3:00, 53. your four day at 4:00, shower and cloudy and 54 degrees, friday a stray afternoon shower rolling through light at 56. saturday partly sunny looking good at 54, and behind that system again we'll drop the temperatures a little bit on sunday sunshine and a few clouds, coming in at 50 degrees.
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now that i have done my job. we have a second week of live weather where we enjoy the hot chocolate. cheers busy happy thanksgiving to you. i baked ever single one. >> thank you very much. >> you believe me? >> i guess so. >> you have to believe a weather man. >> happy holidays everybody. >> sharrie and brian if there is any left i'll bring you some left. a sneak peek and information on the tree coming up in the next half hour. i saw ladies with antlers on. look at them. >> thank you adam. up next on "action news" following your donations, we take you behind the scenes where the toys for tots elves are hart at work. >> and shopping deals and freebies only for 6 abc viewers, see the black friday play book at 4:30.
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any thanksgiving of course ushers in the holiday season but for some families it's hard to make ended meet. "action news" reporter, vernon odom caught up with santa's helpers helping toys for tots. >> reporter: toys toys avenue why all donated to bring joy to needy children. the glen side chapter of toys for tots has a full warehouse and lots of volunteers but christmas 2016 presents a lot of needs, this chapter provided toys across montgomery county and western bucks county. nearly 12,500 children were served last year and more requests are expectd this year. >> my count is about 8,000 and it's not thanksgiving yet. >> for many of those that volunteer to sort out toys and pack them for pickup before christmas this is an annual labor of love.
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take this marine corps veteran. >> i can sit back on christmas day and have a smile on my face. >> for others this is a first time experience. they needed help sorting toys and counting toys and filling orders and i had off this week, and i'm a mom of two little kids and i couldn't think of a better way to spend my week. >> making sure they get effect they listed on this paper. making the kids happy. >> more toys are needed and so are volunteers as they operation heads towards christmas day. >> we need people to pack the orderers we need a lot of help out here. >> we are not at the north pole but this is a santa's workshop full of volunteer elves spending their time to prepare gifts for people in need another wise they have a lean holiday season. i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news."
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>> a wintery westchester is in the star of the pennsylvania lottery's new commercial. we showed you the production in september when they decked out with fake snow despite it being 80 degrees now the finish the commercial it finishes gus the groundhog rushing through the winter wonderland to buy an instan holiday game. >> and not a bead of sweat on that actor's brow not bad. >> too cool for that. coming up thanksgiving travel is in full swing for millions of americans right now from the roads to the train stations and airports, we have you covered on what you need to know as you get ready to leave. >> and some of philadelphia's fallen officers and their families were honor ed today we'll have the stories and more when "action news" comes right back.
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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. it is 4:30 and "action news" continues with the latest on the final preparations for tomorrow's 6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade. >> and a carbon monoxide leak at a montgomery county home sends three people to the hospital. and we are sharing exclusive black friday deals for "action news" viewers only today in what's the deal. and roads and airports and train stations all of them
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crowded now as folks make their way to their destination. one of the busiest travel days of year and whether you fly, drive or catch a train you'll encounter long lines and delays. aaa says it's the biggest thanksgiving travel week in nine years. and 30 and street station is getting busier by the minute. several trains delayed as we speak and amtrak added additional trains and extra seats on the northeast corridor to handle the increased demand over the weekend and regional rail service is suspended between newark and wilmington that is a big deal. lets get to matt pellman now with the latest in the traffic center. >> we first mentioned it in the first half hour, and at this time details were just coming in an amtrak train struck someone on the tracks between wilmington and newark and those tracks are not available. no service operating on the northeast corridor and septa's
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wilmington newark line between wilmington and knew yard that means if you are trying to guess to d.c. you will not get through. and septa as far as wilmington make a dart bus from there to get down to newark. it's suspended at this hour and a big dedeal especially on a day like today. meantime on the big picture lots of red zones and slow speeds, the day before thanksgiving, miles per hour on the schuylkill eastbound by girard and a water main break at east falls close to the ramps for the schuylkill expressway and as you head to mid vail you are not getting through, and stay on henry. we had the broken down vehicle at gulph mills, a 51 minute travel time should be 15 minutes. crash to watch out for along
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stone road on broad avenue and slowing at 295 and the new jersey turnpike and speeds in the 30s and 40s, the friends at waze they look at stats for last year and the usage of their app and determined that the biggest usage of their app was yesterday and today the day before thanksgiving, the hike, the peak of the usage was at 2:00 p.m. and we are on the downside now and quieting down a bit and busiest at 2:00 p.m. and still very busy out there this afternoon. we'll check it again coming up in the 5:00 hour. >> getting better out there. thanks matt. >> the final preparations are underway right now for the 6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade. the decorations are in place and all day the palmers have been busy with final rehearsals on the newly painted parkway on eakins oval. that is where we find sara bloomquist. we are less than 24 hours away from the parade kicking off --
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>> reporter: that is right sharrie. here we go, they are taking a break in the action at the moment. eakins oval as you see behind me is open to traffic right now, it has been a full day of rehearsals on the street and up on the steps. this is a cast of thousands gets ready for the 6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade. strike up the band, get the dancers going. the countdown is on to the annual 6 abc dunkin donuts thanksgiving day parade. a holiday tradition here in philadelphia. rehearsals have been underway all day on eakins oval. >> today is the most hectic day of all. all the last minute pieces come in everything from the fencing and pouertort ajohns getting sa. and they combine as one to make up the youth choir and do a
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final run through for tomorrow's show. >> it take a lots to do this and these are memories these kids have for the rest of their lives. >> it's a holiday spectacular and today's weather could not have been better to make sure the pieces of this parade are all falling right into place. >> the sun is shining and a little bit of breeze and the ground is hard and nothing is sinking and yes we are been through wind and rain and snow all that we can do. but most importantly it's about what happens on thanksgiving day itself. >> weather shouldn't keep any away from the parade route, if you can't make it you can watch from the comfort of your own home. consider this, the 6 abc dress rehearsal. the broadcast booth is ready to go. i'm sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news" back to you. >> we are ready to go thank you. and as sara mentioned you can watch the fun tomorrow starting at 8:30 in the morning with rick
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and cecily and our "action news" family bring you the floats and marching bands and so much more all of this live along the parkway. more holiday news here. the anticipation is building for the holiday tree lighting at the philadelphia museum of art. >> they will flip the switch in one hours time and adam joseph is live outside now next to the big tree in center city philadelphia. the crowd is gathering there and we are told there are cookies adam -- >> well, yes the cookies and hot chocolate and candy canes and the iconic steps where everyone comes and take their selfies here and a different -- parade as they continue to prep here. the roadway is still open at this point. but again you walk up or run up the steps, there you can see the official christmas tree of the philadelphia museum of art that we will be lightsing here this evening. if you are expected to travel in and out of town take a look at
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the eastern half of the country not much happening which is a good thing. not many delays whatsoever from boston to orlando to atlanta to jfk and chicago the only spot with a delay due to low -- [ inaudible ]. >> we are having difficulties with adam's mike taking a look at the parade forecast for tomorrow. we'll see a spotty shower or two. not widespread heavy rain, that is good news, temperature-wise not bad for this time of year. 8:00, 42 degrees and when the parade winded down 50 degrees. winds east-southeast 4 to 8 miles per hour. winds are light for the balloons all in all maybe not a perfect parade forecast but a pretty darn good one i think. >> by the way seamless there,
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and microphone issue, and boom cecily tynan. >> was hanging out having a snack in the studio just in case. >> cecily thank you. >> you can rely on as we head into the long holiday weekend, keep an eye on stormtracker 6 live double scan radar for changes that may head our way. other news this afternoon. a malfunctioning heating unit caused a carbon monoxide scare in pottstown, chopper 6 hd was over the scene at the 400 block of chestnut street. peco crews rushed to the scene and shut off the gas to the house and three people were taken to the hospital for treatment and they are expected to be okay. many of the fallen were honored today. the fraternal order of police hosted a survival breakfast to honor the families for their sacrifices and let them know they will never be forgotten. commissioner ross promised them
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they will always fine support from the police department. and coming up we break down the best black friday deals for our "action news" viewers. >> and you may want to skip the bagged salad for tomorrow's dinner, we'll explain. we'll introduce you to a lucky turkey to popular it has his own facebook page. >> and hopefully we get back to meteorologist, adam joseph with the full forecast from accuweather forecast.
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health check at 4:00 the bags salads may be conconvenient but they may fuel the growth of food poisoning bacteria like salmonella. it blossomed to 100,000 in five days, the moisture and sugars and other nutrients escaping from cut leaves helps the
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bacteria to grow and the team says it's best to eat packaged salads the day you buy them. >> a former prison inmate says he is using his second chance to save helpful animals, city council presented rob rosa with a citation because he helped to launch new leash on life linking animals to a prison program after he was arrested for drug possession when he was only a teenager and continued following his passion and when released in 2005 he got busy with this organization, earlier this month he accepted a prestigious award from the spca. one turkey is breathing a big sigh of relief. this is thomas gobbles a wild turkey that will not be the main attraction of anyone's holiday at least not on the table. he hangs out near casper college
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in wyoming, he is such a star he has his own facebook page. there he is thomas gobbles, the students say he is not just popular but notorious and maybe not always in a good way. he has a bit of a reputation for chasing cars and bullying students. he has got an attitude but because he is a tough bird nobody messes with him and therefore no one is planning to invite him to their thanksgiving dinner. anyhow, the turkey with the appetite for mischief has more than 1500 facebook followers and counting and ruling the roost and thankful he is around for another thanksgiving. as you know the holiday traffic could be a downer, but if there is one bright from this mass of traffic jam in los angeles, is that if you look at it from the open skies above -- it looks like a big candy cane,
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miles of brake lights making a long red stripe and folks going nowhere fast with the lines in light. this is the 4:05 and the norm in l.a. i'm told, good time to be in the chopper looking at the bright side and bright lights and sugar plums and candy canes and can't imagine the conversations were so festive in the cars below. >> good thing we are at a safe distance with the expletives being thrown about. thank you alicia. still to come we are breaking down some of the best black friday deals for "action news" viewers. >> and stepping outside sky 6 hd looking live at the philadelphia museum of art where excitement is building for the christmas tree lighting and meteorologist, adam joseph, is right there and he has the exclusive accuweather forecast next.
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well, we are counting down to the big holiday tree lighting at the philadelphia museum of art. less than one hour away and luckily the weather is working out for us. adam joseph is in the middle of the excitement. is that a cookie? >> christmas cookies? >> i'm ruining my dinner not a good thing. but they are so good. they are handing out chocolate chip cookies and gingerbread and sugar cookies and hot chocolate. come down this is a free event and tree lighting an hour from now and speaking of the tree, it's 53 feet tall, 9,000 lights and it came from yuille's farm. the original tree that the philadelphia museum of art
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picked out they found an an ar r arborist that a porcupine drilled a hole in it and they had to fine another one. the beautiful white fir their second pick but still beautiful. it's perfect and sunshine and high clouds are coming in from the western sky right now. temperatures coming in 47 degrees in reading and 50 for philadelphia and 49234 millville and lancaster 46 degrees. as we look at satellite and radar a sunny day and high clouds coming in from the west you see showers working their way toward cleveland. north of state college and a couple of sprinkles and as we zoom out to the west, low pressure now near chicago and near green bay and bumps in the colder air and snow there. and thankfully the system falls apart as we work toward the thanksgiving holiday itself tomorrow. tonight turning cloudy and a
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late sprinkle and 38 degrees for center city. for future tracker 6 at 8:00 tomorrow morning. the clouds are thick and dry at this point. as we speed up time at 11:30, broken spotty showers coming in from the west and if you come from the parade a few drops on you and may bring some rain gear and that lifts to the north and enhanced heavier rain for new york city as we stay dry and cloudy for the afternoon. your turkey day planner here for tomorrow. temperature-wise, really not bad and the winds are going to be light. 40 at 7:00 in the morning and 49 by 11:00 a.m. in the afternoon right around 50 or so degrees and we stay near 50 through the 7:00 hour, as the clouds begin to break apart during the evening. as we look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast a few showers at times tomorrow less than a .10 inch of rain at 54 degrees, a stray afternoon is
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possible friday at 56. partly sunny and not bad at 54 degrees, 50 on sunday, and winds behind the system late on saturday with just a few clouds and beautiful on monday and 54 and mild air comes in on tuesday, and wednesday rainy and again mild, 62 to 64 degrees. i'm going to head over this way. because we have a lot of action going on here. emily is with the philadelphia museum of art. you get some pretty ugly sweaters behind you this is the kickoff to your holiday season? >> the kickoff to the holiday museum is annual ugly sweater party, my friends behind me are ready to role. we hope that this season everyone can find a home at the philadelphia museum of art. we have an incredible month of programming and hope to welcome music lovers and families and really we are here for the whole
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community. >> our friday night live music through the month of december is dedicated to the holidays and moving on to and west philadelphia orchestra for hanukkah. >> if you want a list of times and dates we have a ligs on our website to find out all the information as well. you guys these are not ugly sweaters, you look really, really nice. and the cookies are fantastic and we have the tree lighting in the next hour and look at the hats too. you like wearing that on live tv? you want to say hi. >> hi dad. >> hi. >> we like the hat. >> adam thank you so much. still to come we are kicking off the holiday shopping deep discounts and give-aways. nydia han breaks down the black friday deals when "action news" continues.
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all right if you plan to start your holiday shopping on black friday you can't afford to miss the black friday play book. here is nydia han with everything you need to know for black friday shopping success. >> retailers are providing the 6 abc viewers with all kinds of deep discounts this year. we have never found these types of deals. gary mann jewelers is giving you this jewelry organizers when you spend $250. and 25% off everything in their shop and steel pony on fabric row. >> they buy anything and i give them a hand made silk scarf. >> never too spoils in old city is spoiling our viewers, spend $100 and get a $20 gift card and
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shopping for a little one. in lafayette hill get 20% off at down to earth kids including the line of cat designed jewelry. >> plus, everyone that comes in and mentioned 6 abc on friday gets an eight pack of hair ties. >> and florist will give you an additional $10 gift card when you spend $75 and pick a free skin care set when you spend $200 in the retail shop and blowout bar is giving 0% off a pack of 10 blow drys and free trial size products when you book a facial. and if you are hungry we have restaurant freebies and discounts and get 10% off lunch and stop by the little lion to this sweet deal. >> come by for lunch and mention 6 abc we'll give you a free slice of egg not cheesecake. >> they are giving our viewers a free scoop of gelato with a
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pizza purchase. and at ocean's prime dig into a free piece of carrotcate with an entree purchase. and finally for those shopping a little outside of the box, check out the philadelphia school of circus art. unicycling and juggling and tight wire. and hand stands and acrobatics, first timers get $6 off each class. >> you'll find the deals and freebies at that is where you can download your entire black friday play book. you can find the deals using #6abcaction on social media. i'm nydia han channel 6 "action news." >> now an important reminder here do not forget that you saw these deals on 6 abc, to get the biggest discounts. and we are not done yet. nydia will be back with more of black friday deals tonight on "action news" at sec. >> love that.
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one delaware commune came together to complete in the name of charity. and the action cam was at springfield high school. for the turkey game. more than 100 people kicked off the for school district turkey fund they provide meals to families in need and year round financial assistance. that does it for "action news" at 4:00, for alicia vitarelli and sharrie williams. join me for a full news of "action news" at 10:00. >> the whole thing, this whole thing. enough of it. >> now, here is rick with a look at what is coming up at 5:00. >> hey guys thank you. coming up next on "action news" at 5:00 tonight. it's one of busiest travel days of the year and we have team coverage tracking troubles that may pop up around the delaware valley and the fees the ppa is cutting back on for the holiday
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in hopes of coaxing shoppers into the city on the weekends. >> and meet jet, one the dogs up for adoption this weekend in the burlington county animal shelter paws for the holidays. i'm nora muchanic i'll have the details coming up next on "action news." those stories and more next at 5:00.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. i did not expect it to be this busy at 4:00 in the morning. >> i haven't been asleep since yesterday morn. >> we left boston it took two hours just to get out of boston and by the time we reached new york seven hours. >> it's expected to be the busiest thanksgiving travel season in 10 years and already travelers got off to a rough start making their way home for the holiday. >> and only expected to get busier from here. looking live at 30th street station on your left and philadelphia international airport on your right. using planes, trains or automobiles, officials are urging people to be patient and
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leave plenty of time to get to their destination. it's wednesday fight and monica malpass is off and sharrie williams is joining us and the big story on "action news" is the travel trouble one day before thanksgiving. chad pradelli starts off us after the philadelphia international airport. >> reporter: hey sharrie, we are here in terminal d and behind me a line, nothing you wouldn't normally see on a given day. the line is moving rather quickly and we have been here for much of day and travel may be hectic in parts of the country here at phl it's going pretty well. thanksgiving eve is one of the busier flying day of the years. but philadelphia international airport is seems to be bus as usual. >> you have just gotten here what is it like? >> easy no people, no traffic. >> bad weather coming out of chicago but much nicer here. >> how about the


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