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>> now on "action news," they are pug the finishing touches on a philadelphia tradition, we're live getting ready for the 6 abc dunkin' donuts thanksgiving day parade. >> it is time to season and stuff the turkey and south philadelphia bakery is willing to take the next step off your plate. >> that looks good. accuweather is picking up showers north and west, accuweather is watching whether there's any rain that will
interfere with the parade. >> good morning, everybody, 5:30, november 24. karen will join us during the parade. we have matt pellman and david murphy. >> reporter: right now we have light sprinkles and showers around baltimore, gettysburg and harrisburg they are falling a part as they head toward the east. it's possible that well get a sprinkle at the beginning of the parade. we may get showers out of southern portion of pennsylvania that crosses the parade route later in the parade period. 35 in allentown. 38 in reading. 40 in wilmington, 35 in millville. 36 in trenton, 36 in atlantic city. winds are light and yes, they are getting the balloon up and inflated and all set to go before too much longer. look for light wind. as we roll through the day,
7:00 a.m., 40 degrees, lots of clouds, 10:00 a.m., 46. toward the end of the parade there's a chance of a shower coming in from the west, 50 degrees by noon, you might want to bring along rain gear just in case, it's possible that they fall a part and we squeeze out a dry parade. 5:00 p.m., 53 degrees, most of the day should be dry. in a moment we'll come back and give you the black friday forecast and get you set for the weekend, too. >> a busy a couple of days, nice and dry on i-95. wow does this shot look different from a half-hour ago when we had the major southbound accident by the betsy ross bridge. they threw down the sand, the cars are out of the way and emergency crews left, as well. all southbound lanes reopened. looking good on the vine street expressway, overnight construction is, of course, suspended for the holidays.
you're good to go on the vinele and all the other major highways. around the art museum and the jfk boulevard, closures for the parade coming up in a couple of hours. three closures in place, more coming as the morning progresses. we had emergency construction coming into delaware just off the delaware memorial bridge along 295 southbound, sounds like that has cleared. all lanes reopened as you head toward i-95 along 295. in lawrnts township we have a -- lawrence township we have a water main break, princeton pike an alternate on thanksgiving morning. >> speaking of the thanksgiving morning, in just a few hours, the parkway will be the place to be you'll see the sights and sounds of the season. of course, 6abc is proud to be part of it. let's go over to katherine scott live at 20th and jfk at inflation station.
>> reporter: good morning, we've been very busy here, they need busier they have been inflating the balloons at inflation station. the one going up over there, that's captain barnacle, he is going up over there. we're standing by olivia the pig hanging out with t-rex. mr. potatohead, and the grinch. 18 floats, marching bands and singing and dancing and special tribute to dear old captain noah who died in august. they will weigh them down with sandbags so they can go along the parade route. we were speaking to volunteers who are excited to be part of effort. for many this is something they watched growing up.
they want to be part of this today. some have been coming back year after year, for others the first time. we spoke to a company providing the balloons who spoke about the massive effort and how busy they are in the last-minute preparations with all the different balloons. >> we have cat in the hat, the bridge, mr. potato head, the caterpillar, olivia. >> reporter: any that are especially popular year to year. >> cat in the hat, the grinch, mr. potato head. back here live, taking a look at inflation station, 20th is lined with sand bags, you have a half dozen balloons up right now. there's a little bit more to go, the parade steps off from 20th and jfk at 8:10 a.m. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> if you're going to the parade bring a canned good to donate to the holiday food
drive, the boy scouts will collect them as they role the giant wagon down the parade route, you might see can man. all the decay dough nations stay in the region to help the less fortunate in the tri-state area. if you're watching the parade at home tune in for the live coverage at 8:30. >> president-elect donald trump released a video. >> it is my prayer on this thanksgiving we he'll our division and move forward as one country strengthed by shared purpose and very, very common resolve. >> trump is spending private thanksgiving with his family in palm beach florida. trump has named two women former governor nickie hailey accepted
the appointment as ambassador to u.n. and betsy devass will be head of education who is against common correspond. no one won all the numbers last night for the powerball. if you're up to your eyeballs with the butter ball. this is how it works, every year, families line up to drop off their birds so they can be cooked in the shop's brick everyone. everyone comes back at 1:00 p.m. to pick up their turkeys step three take them home and eat them. >> that's a great tradition, i
bet you they are delicious. will people be able to to go out and play football after dinner or will there be rain. >> reporter: we might have a couple of showers, we're mainly dry in philadelphia. north and west, you might see a sprinkle on the windshield later. later this morning, there could more of this coming in that could be steadier. as we look outside, we have cloudy skies for the most part, over center city philadelphia, and dry conditions in the city right now if you're making your way down to the parade over the next couple of hours you're dry. temperatures, 40 degrees in philadelphia. the winds out of the east at 8 miles per hour. that's not bad. future tracker 6 shows you between now and noon there's a chance of a spotty shower around, the current model projection doesn't have anything in philadelphia during the parade, but we have to allow for
something pushing in toward the end especially. if that happens you might want an umbrella. it may be if you bring rain gear with you you won't need it. it depends. 9 mostly cloudy skies and sprinkle or shower popping through. not a whole lot showing up on the model right now. if you're heading to the parade this is not a bad term profile, 41 by 8:00 a.m. 43 by 9:00 a.m. 46 by 10:00 a.m. getting up to 350 by the end -- 50 by the end of the parade and shower or two especially toward the end of the parade. the thanksgiving forecast. cloudy, a shower, 51 by 8:00 a.m., 54 is the high at 3:00 p.m. up in the north, 49 in allentown. 50 in reading, mid 50s from philadelphia down to the shore today. as we take a look at tomorrow.
6:00 a.m. it's mainly cloud that's the way it will stay. late in the day or evening there's a chance of a spotty sprinkle or shower popping up. it doesn't look like much on the model right now. for the shorepoint forecast, cloudy -- shoppers forecast, pop-up shower here other there e or there. we get up to 46 degrees. today's high, 54. tomorrow, spotty shower and high 56. saturday, shower in the morning, temple at night. 54 degrees, sunday, 50 degrees, monday looks dry for the eagles, 54 degrees, showers tuesday and wednesday. >> a couple takes down an armed robbery with this a bottleful
look here, the view across philadelphia international airport. people can get good deals on tickets by flying on thanksgiving. >> there's only one problem, you got to fly on thanksgiving. >> okay there's two problems, the high is 54 degrees. >> reporter: the other problem is where do you get your turkey? do they have turkey at anyone of the airports. >> turkey kiosks. >> reporter: i have to work on that. not a lot of people out and about. we had a major southbound accidents at i-95 near the betsy ross bridge there were emergency crews on the scene. as you can see we've gone back to being quiet on i-95. crash is gone, all southbound
lanes reopened toward center city. if you're heading to the 6 abc dunkin' donuts thanksgiving day parade, stick to the heys because the local streets are blocked off, as we get ready for the marching that begins after 8:00 a.m. at 20th and jfk. that's where it standards and proceeds east on jfk and makes the left on to 16th street to the parkway the south side of logan square to eakens oarvelg where -- oval where the parade ends. all those roads will be blocked off and some of them are blocked already. in norristown cleaning up a crash at harding boulevard at markley street by the public deli. working on a water main break lawrence township, mercer county. 206 is shut down stay on princeton pike or business one or route 1, all let's -- all
alternates on this thanksgiving morning. a freak accident caused a medical helicopter to land in a residential area a jeep was stuck in the car and the car was put in newly that rolled on to a woman as she was walking her dog, she was trapped for 20 minutes. stacy and gerald pulled into their driveway in spokane and saw the man rifling through the car. she grabbed the bottle of sparkling cider. her husband wrestled him on the ground. >> he was saying let me go.
>> he pulled out a gun so she hit him in the head with the cider. police arrested him, his backpack was full of stolen car keys and garage openers. hiens -- heinz is recall home style gravy, incorrectly labeled as pork gravy. it has milk and soy in it. don't open it. christmas display that caused controversy is back up in the city of reading. the recorder of deeds has recreted the living -- recreated the live room from a christmas story. it includes an overloaded outlet and leg lamp. it was taken down last year balls -- because it was a fire
minnesota wants to spread goodwill to its neighbors. police chief nicholas alexander handed out gift cards hoping to build better relationships in the community. they will continue these acts of kindness through the end of the year. >> reporter: it's great to do that throughout the year, but especially the holidays. if you're heading over the river
and through camden to get to grandmother's house, here's the ben franklin bridge, no issues on the bridges crossing the delaware river. this is franklin mills which will be busy tomorrow morning at this time. before that it's on the part of tonight 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. mass transit detours on the septa buses because of the parade. otherwise we're on sunday schedule. >> reporter: we're in the mid 0s in trenton and allentown. 35 in millville. 40 in dover. a little cool stepping out. the wind are light. we're looking at cloudy skies for the most part. 8:00 a.m., 41 degrees and 10:00 a.m., 46. noon, 50. there's a chance of a light sprinkle or shower around and maybe a steadier shower in a couple of spots by noon.
if you're heading to the parade bring rain gear in case there's a light morning shower. 3:00 p.m., 54 degrees that's the high. 48 by 6:00 p.m. spotty showers around, but dry most of the time. >> if you're at the parade, david if you want to know if rain is coming use our storm tracker 6 live app go to 6abc.com/weather in your web browser. sparks were flying inside a grand central terminal coming from this guys' pants. looks like fireworks, but it's an ecigarette. the clerk needed surgery for burns. cases like this have led to ban of ecigarettes on checked luggage on planes. a bitter beer battle may be behind this fire at a liquor store. surveillance video shows someone
pouring gasoline on the liquor store, it was a other liquor store owner who was mad because another liquor store was steal sales because of cheaper beer. >> some of the best deals on black friday involved this year's must have gadgets. >> billy joel said he is responsible for bruce springsteen's motorcycle breakdown veterans day. we'll explain when we come right back.
>> new this morning, police are looking into drugs as a possible motive for a deadly double shooting in north philadelphia. chopper 6 hd was other the 2000 block of turner street. officers found two men shot in the head. one died at the hospital. one is critical condition. you heard about bruce springsteen's motorcycle breaking down two weeks ago, we're finding out that billy joel is taking the blame. he said he built the bike and gave it to the boss. he called bruce springsteen when he saw the news, being the cool guy he is bruce springsteen said no worries. a group of bikers found him on
the side of the road when it happened. he hitched a ride to a bar and waited for a lift. one green and gold fan is going to have a chilly week if his team loses. he refuses long pants until the packers win again. they are on a four game losing streak. >> i get a lot of comments, are you nuts. down how -- do you know how cold it is outside. >> he said wearing shorts started as his choice after the packers lost on sunday. his son-in-law put $100 on the line saying he won't endure wearing -- not wearing long pants. >> it's time for the 6abc thanksgiving day parade. if you're heading to the parkway there's a way to give back.
>> good morning everyone, 6:00 a.m., on this thursday, november 24, happy thanksgiving, here's what's happening. >> happy thanksgiving, the oldest parade in america will step off in just a few hours, we're live at inflation station where we'll get a look at the balloons before the parade. >> counting calories may be the last thing you want to do today, we'll be