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breaking news to tell but, this is coming from camden this morning. what you're looking at on your screen this is a live picture of the admiral wilson boulevard. a section of the area is shut down due to a fire that started at 5:00 a.m. police responded to the flames burning underneath the flanders
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boulevard overpass. as a result it is closed between that controversy pass and baird boulevard. workers with the department of transportation heading to the scene to test the integrity of the that overpass. it's a concern because of the fire. this is video we got earlier for you. we have learned that at least one person was injured there at the scene, we've learned that a 352-year-old man was found with some serious burn injuries. he was found walking away from the scene. well -- he is in the hospital recovering. again, a fire has shut down the flanders controversy pass between the baird boulevard you can get updates at 6abc.com. 7:01.
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let's go outside to meteorologist chris sowers who is tracking our forecast. chilly and cold yesterday, warmup in store today. >> reporter: you may need a light jacket this afternoon, this morning you need the heavier coat and gloves. temperatures in the 30s in some locations. malvern, 37. center city, 39. lake harmony, 30 degrees, two degrees below freezing. pitman, 37. vineland, 36. dover, 38. tuckahoe, 39 degrees. you get the idea you need to bundle up this morning. the area of low pressure that has brought the lousy weather over the next couple of days that is pulling away that's the good news, we'll get sun saturday, that -- as a result, t
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feel bring temperatures back to where they should be. today, 58, tomorrow, 59. today, mostly sunny skies, breezy from time to time, the jersey shore 58 degrees, with the winds feeling like the low to mid 50s. same thing in the city of philadelphia. sunny his skies, breezy. 58 feels like a 52, 53. blustery in the poconos, highs in the upper 40s, lots of sunshine, windchills around 40. expect chilly mornings with temperatures in the 30s, it's a sun filled weekend and it is suddenly summer in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. as a matter of fact we have couple of days that are normal for the month of june. i'll let you know when the weather arrives and how warm we get when i come back in ten minutes. gray? >> thank you so much. kelly drive closed in both directions because of this accident. a ford mustang rolled over near
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ferry road this morning. three people were hurt in this, one of them critically. police say speeding played a role in the accident here, again, if you're heading out this morning, keep in mind kelly drive is closed both ways near ferry road. this morning a predator that kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in new castle county still out there on the run. "action news" was outside the village of plum return in pikes creeks where police made a mold of a tire track where a person made a suspicious tush. the girl was -- suspicious turn. a girl was lured while playing with other children. she was found 8 miles away in partial clothing. she had been sexually assaulted. state police and new castle
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county police and fbi are involved. the strike on a syrian air base may be just the beginning. new sanctions could follow the attack. the pentagon is looking into whether russia was involved in the chemical assault that compelled president donald trump to launch his first major military strike. kenneth moten has more. >> reporter: president donald trump strategy in syria, congress asking what's next. 59 tomahawk cruise missiles launched from the mediterranean striking the syrian air base. >> assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women and children. it was a slow and brutal death. >> syria and its ally russia calling the strike an act of
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aggression saying it helps the isis fighters. the pentagon notified russia before the attack and they warned syrian forces. pentagon investigating whether russia had any involvement in the chemical attack. >> the united states took a very measured step last night. we are prepared to do more. >> reporter: congress agreed action needed to be taken, but lawmakers asking for comprehensive strategy. the top republican defending president trump. >> i think this strike is simply about don't use chemical weapons again. >> reporter: democrats and some republicans criticized the president for taking action without congressional approval. >> you got to take it to congress to tell congress what's the plan, what's the end game. >> reporter: vice president mike pence will likely be the point section to brief congress on the broader strategy on syria. kenneth moten abc news. >> large community of syrians living in the lehigh valley say
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president trump's airstrike were a serious mistake. dozens protested in opposition to the attack. they fear that the presence of isis could grow in syria and beyond if president assad loses power. the community largely supported president trump because he vowed to fight isis. they remain hands off because they stand with the assad regime. stay with "action news" we'll have continuous updates on the air and 6abc.com and facebook and twitter. police in montgomery county are investigating a shocking death they believe cyber bullying may have pushed a 9th grader to suicide. jeff chirico has the details. >> it's a tragedy that has rocked our community. >> reporter: grief counselors were ons hand -- were on hand at the high school.
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many students left school early, hundreds gathered at a nearby church where the 9th grader volunteered every sunday to help younger churchgoers. police are investigating whether cyber bullying may have driven the girl to take her own life. the victim took a text from a fellow student, we can only show you one part which reads no one cares about you. >> cyber bullying is a consistent issue that all kids are facing. >> reporter: montgomery county mobile crisis service said cyber bullying ask a thread in teen suicide. >> you need to have one to three trusted adults that you can go to with concerns, things in your life that are hard. >> reporter: the superintendent
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released a statement which reads in part our thoughts are with the family as they struggle to make sense of the tragedy. we encourage our school community to care for one another as we copy with the loss of a young life. church leaders are offering help. >> this sunday we'll have another vigil for her and honor her, we want people to know we're here and we'll listen. >> reporter: grief counselor will be on hand today from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the 9th grade auditorium. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> 7:09 a.m., state mandated testing has uncovered high leaves of lead in the water at five washington township schools,. the water has been shut off until the problem can be fixed. students are drinking from bottles of water.
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officials are waiting for test results from the district's 6 other schools. we'll keep you posted. there's a health concern at ken net high -- kenneth high scl at kennett square. there is bacteria that causes legion airs disease. there's no reports of the disease in the schools. atlantic city casinos have increased profits by 7%. the remaining casinos earned operating profits of $587 million. borgata posted the largest profit bringing in nearly $225 million. nearly every parent has suffered when their baby has fallen asleep in the car only to wake up when you get home.
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now, one automaker has created a solution to help with the problem stay with us we have the details of on a specialized crib. plus, going strong at 104, impressive. we'll introduce you to a woman who is brightening everyone's day at a south jersey facility. gray, i think the accuweather forecast will brighten your day. say goodbye to this, we have temperatures climbing into the 80s not once, but twice, i'll have the details coming up after this
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>> glad you're waking up with us, 7:13, this is possibly every parent's dream come true. ford simulates a car ride soothe a baby t sleep. it looks like a designer bassri,
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the crib is a prototype because it was a design sore an add campaign. ford is charactering mass producing the crib due to popular demand. that may be a good thing. my kids are bigger now. >> reporter: that's one thing that doesn't work for me, i can't sleep on a car or on a plane. >> maybe a crib will work. >> reporter: something's got to work, right? there's the view sky6 live hd out in old city. it's nice and bright, it's cold, temperatures in the 30s and windchills in the 20s, at least we're seeing the sunshine pushing all that cloud cover from the past couple of days out to sea. 58 degrees is the forecasted high today, about three degrees shy of the seasonal average of 61. we started out at 40. chilly out there this morning, but believe it or not temperatures are where they should for this time of the year, maybe a couple of degrees cooler. we see this stuff in april.
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windchills, 28 in allentown 17 in the poconos. trenton, 30. and cape may, 33. satellite and radar, thursday's storm and yesterday's leftover gray and gloom is working out to sea. it's pushing north up into places like new foundland and the canadian maritimes. today we see high pressure move in west to east across the board. it brings us a lot of sunshine. appears to be an extended nice weather pattern for us as the high slowly pushes like this and stops over the carolinas, that means four or five straight days of lots of sunshine or more sun than clouds and dry conditions. the pacific northwest continues to get hammered, it keeps it out to the west over next week. the surface maps looks like, there is the high. we tap into the air across the gulf coast states. 62 in dallas.
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close to 06 in new orleans, this gets lifted north each and everyday it gets warmer and warmer and warmer. actually we'll show it to you right now. future tracker 6, yesterday's afternoon high was 49 him today, 58, 49. sunday, 68, 69. the model has 67. accuweather has 68 sunday afternoon. we get into monday, hello, all of a sudden 77 degrees that's what the model has. accuweather has 80. and then 82 by the time we get into tuesday afternoon. so we've got a nice warmup on the way with the pattern change. we have drier conditions which we so desperately need. rainfall totals over the past week alone we have a month worth of rain in a week. philadelphia, 3 1/2 inches, allentown, 3 inches. atlantic city, 2 1/2. the numbers in philadelphia,
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3.46. this week we're not forecasting a tenth of an inch of rain. warmer and drier conditions on the way. 58 degrees, with the winds it will feel cooler, but it's better than yesterday. wall-to-wall blue skies, you'll like that. 1:00 p.m., 54. 3:00 p.m., 58. 5:00 p.m., 58. overnight tonight, mainly clear and chilly, 39 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 58 today. 6 tomorrow, monday and tuesday, 80 degrees on monday, 82 tuesday, i've seen forecast models that have us as warm ago 84. wednesday, clouds and sun, 72. thursday, partly sunny and pleasant, 68. good friday there could be a morning shower, otherwise more clouds than sun, highs in the mid 60s. no complaints from this corner at all. keep that up. >> reporter: i'll try. >> 7:17 this morning in our art
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of aging we feature a woman who brings sunshine everyday into her senior evidence. tamala edwards has more on the tiny woman with a big heart. >> reporter: teresa mccann is 104 years young. it's hard to call this horse of nature old as she spreads love and encouragement in berlin, new jersey. teresa came to new jersey after an operation that was tough members of the jurily and physically. -- tough mentally and physically. she relates to new arrivals. >> i can talk about my experience, they feel like they have somebody. >> i can't tell you how good i feel to be around that lady. she smiles at you. and it makes you feel wonderful. >> good morning, everybody,.
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>> reporter: it's not the residents who benefit from teresa's attitude. so see her do that at 104 years old is an inspiration to all the residents here, and the staff, as well. >> i love her like she was my mom. >> reporter: when is not making our rounds, she is not idol she knits afghans for little ones. >> i can't see so i use my finger, of course it takes much longer, i got plenty of time, so you do something worthwhilive got a lot to give yet. tamala edwards channel 6 "action news."
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>> 7:21 a.m. we want to update you on breaking news we're following coming in from camden. this is a live picture you can see an active scene of the admiral wilson boulevard. this is a section that is shut down in both directions because of a fire that started at 5:00 a.m. this morning. police responded to flames burning underneath the flanders boulevard overpass. admiral wilson boulevard closed between the controversy pass and baird boulevard. testing needs to be done because there's concern about the integrity of the overpass. also this morning, we're learning that a 52-year-old man had some serious burns from the fire. else in the hospital recovering. again, a fire has shut down the admiral wilson boulevard between the flanders boulevard overpass and baird avenue. we'll check the story throughout the morning and you can get the latest at 6abc.com. here's a look now, what's happening in and around the
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delaware and lehigh valleys this weekend. drone 6 look at this impressive spot. we got a bird's eye view of the cherry blossom festival taking part all weekend long. the festival is happening at the japanese house and gardens from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. today and tomorrow. check it out if you can. the city of philadelphia will be doing spring cleaning today. philadelphia mayor jim kenny and the streets department will hold the 10th annual philly spring cleanup. groups across the city will work for a cleaner, healthier and more beautiful philadelphia. join clearance on the the 1 -- cleaners on the 1100 block of hunting park avenue in hunting park at 9:00 a.m. this morning.
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saturday morning, a nice little pattern change heading this way. it will continue to rain along the west coast, but we'll see sunshine up and down the eastern seaboard. the jet stream is going to look like this, north of the line it's chilly, south of the line it's mild. west coast all winter long is getting hammered. portland organ -- oregon has seen 30 inches of rain. phillies game, for the nationals, 7:05 p.m., first pitch temperature 53 degrees, bring along the jack. >> thank you for the update. it's a busy day at the sports complex in south philadelphia.
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the flyers play at home this afternoon. 76ers and phillies in action there tonight. ducis rogers has more on the phillies home opener that happened yesterday. >> reporter: good morning, we'll start off with the phillies yesterday start vince have a -- valeques started. rodriguez is in, jason werth takes him out. the ball gets away, but bounces to the catcher. a costly play. phillies mount a comeback, freddie galvis launches two-run homer in the 9th inning. his second homer of the season. get the rally caps on.
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later in the inning, tieing run on first base, but they ground out to end it, phillies lose 7-6. >> you get through the innings and you don't give your guys the opportunity to come out on top battling the way we did at the end, it was a lack of performance on my end. the eagles latest acquisition. the birds acquired the defensive tackle earlier in the week from a trade with baltimore. he said he is ready to roll. >> i've got to do what i got to do take this to the next level and win football games. >> josh hart has won the julius irving award begin to the nation's best college.
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>> 7:30 a.m., we continue to follow breaking news for you, take a look at the screen. this is is a live picture of the admiral wilson boulevard in camden. a section shut down because of a fire that broke out this morning at 5:00 a.m. police responded to flames that were burning underneath the flanders boulevard overpass. saturday admiral wilson boulevard is closed between the controversy pass and baird boulevard. workers with the new jersey department of transportation they are heading to the scene because there's concern about the integrity of the overpass because of the fire. you can see it's still a very active scene as is evident by the live picture. we're learning this morning, that at least one person was injured at the scene. the victim is a 52-year-old man found with serious burn injuries. he was actually found walking away from the scene. he is in the hospital recovering
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this morning, but, again, a fire has shut down the admiral wilson boulevard between the flanders boulevard overpass and baird avenue. we'll stay on top of the breaking news story all morning long. we'll get the latest on the air. check out our website 6abc.com. turning to the accuweather forecast, we have our eye on summer-like temperatures in the week ahead. let's take you outside, meteorologist chris sowers he is smiling a little chilly this morning, but that's going to change. that warmer weather it's not here yet, gray. chilly out here this morning, temperatures in the 80s next week it's a far cry from that right now. 37 in reading. 33 in lancaster. 5 in allentown. 39 in philadelphia. the good news none of the numbers dropped below freezing, you don't have to go too far to the west to get into the freezing temperatures. baltimore and washington, d.c. have freeze warnings in effect.
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temperatures in the low 30s and upper 20s there. you add the wind it feels like the upper 20s in several locations. wind speeds out west northwest 5 to 15 miles per hour. the wind will relax as the day goes on. high pressure buildings in, that means sunny skies start to finish. up and down the entire eastern seaboard we're about to experience a nice pattern change an extended pattern change where we don't see rain no more of the driving downpours and thunderstorms. we'll see wall-to-wall blue sunshine days on end, three to four days straight days right there. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sunny skies, 58 degrees. from this day on, the numbers will climb. we're basically adding ten when we get to monday and tuesday when the high temperatures top out in the 80s. when i come back i'll have the
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details in the warmup in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> thank you for the update. 7:33 a.m., it is an unspeakable crime, a 4-year-old kidnapped while playing and is sexually assaulted. police described the suspect as a heartless monster. happening this morning, several agencies are working together to track this person down. dann cuellar has the latest on the search and the clue that could help police find the person before he strikes again. >> reporter: new castle county along with delaware state police and fbi are working around the clock to develop leads on the sexual predator and find out where he is. last night they may have found new leads, our camera was there. this was the scene in here the site of the abduction at the village of plum run in new castle county. mermaid boulevard and hogan drive where law officers discovered suspicious tire tracks left by someone making a quick getaway.
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they drove away off the road on to the grass, they took a mold to try to figure out what kind of tire it is and what kind of vehicles use them. police say they will leave no stone unturned. >> stopping and appear henning henning -- apprehending this heartless monster. >> reporter: police were on heavy patrol near the scene of the abduction, the 4-year-old was playing with friends outside around 7:00 p.m. when she was abducted by a white or hispanic male in a dark colored four door sedan with tinted window. >> he said give this to your mom and he snatched her through the windows. >> reporter: two hours later, 8 miles away at wilmington banning park, the child was discovered largely unclothed walking along the roadway. she was taken by ambulance to
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the area hospital where it was learned she had been sexually assaulted. >> there's nothing worse that take the innocence of a 4-year-old child. >> reporter: authorities v combing through the park area in grid-like fashion looking for evidence. they may have surveillance cameras that captured the suspect and his car. >> i am cameras outside -- i have cameras outside the house, i don't have them recording on the "d" -- dvr. >> reporter: police are issuing a warning, keep your eye on your child at all times when they are outside. dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> new this morning, a driver managed to escape with only a few injuries after his car overturned on i-95. we know the man lost control near the island avenue exit in southwest philadelphia. this happened at 3:00 a.m.
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firefighters had to remove the 29-year-old man from the vehicle. that took about 20 minutes. crews took the victim to the hospital. he is and he canned -- he is expected to make a full recovery. pennsylvania state police are investigating. we're tracking the latest news on syria. punishing missile strikes are not the only penalty coming to syria for carrying out the chemical attack on its people. the trump administration is expected to announce new sanctions against the country. the pentagon is investigating whether russia played a role in the deadly gassing of syrians, some of the victims were children. president donald trump used that as justification for the missile strike. under 2013 russia/u.s. agreement, syria agreed to dismantle it's chemical weapons.
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russia called the strike a violation of international law. russia has fighters in syria supporting syria's battle against islamic state fighters. congressman brandon boyle wants congress to vote on a u.s. policy in syria. >> this is now the time for the united states to act and decide what our policy is going to be before we end up sleep walk into a much larger war with russia. >> back in our region reaction by a large syrian christian community in allentown to take the recent attacks was pretty strong. they deploma -- dmem -- demonstrated against the airstrikes. >> isis will be in damascus and lebanon and within a month europe, it would be chaos.
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>> reporter: the demonstrators believe assad may be flawed, but the safest option for syrians still living there. >> president donald trump praising the confirmation of neil gorsuch as the next supreme court justice of the united states. gorsuch was confirmed by the senate yesterday. he will be sworn in as the 113th justice on monday in separate ceremonies at the court and the white house. justices are required to take two oaths, bun by the constitution and one set by federal law. gorsuch's nomination came after the senate republicans used the so called nuclear option doing away with the need for 60 votes. gore such was confirmed with a -- gore confirmed with a vote of 54-45.
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bob menendez and corey booker wrote a letter asking lawmakers to reject the federal budget that would cut amtrak funding. that move follows monday's derailment at new york's penn station, the second in two weeks. both happened on amtrak operated tracks. in pennsylvania, governor atomic wolf said the latest budget proposal would put 1500 state employees out of work. the study found that the department of corrections could see the deepest cuts with nearly 650 layoffs. another four hundred jobs could be lost at the department of health and human services. budget bill was approved by the state house an heading to the senate for consideration. the adventure aquarium new exhibit that features per --
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called deep in the amazon. you come get a look at the fish behind glass. the exhibit features a tropical parrot and it will feature wind rain and lightning of the amazon. check it out. still to come on "action news" saturday morning, he lost hundreds of pounds without going under the knife. we'll bring you this inspirational story. when we come back chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. city hall cameras overlooking the benjamin franklin parkway, a warmup is in store. the details next.
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>> 7:44 a.m., let's update you on breaking news we've been following for you. the action cam is live along the admiral wilson boulevard. a section shut down in both directs in camden due to a fire that broke out at 5:00 a.m. this is due to the fire that happened underneath the flanders boulevard overpass. the boulevard closed between the controversy pass and baird boulevard. the structural intreg will -- integrity will be tested before they reopen it because of the fire. a 52-year-old man had serious burns because of the fire. that person is in the hospital.
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we'll bring you latest at 6abc.com. as you plan your weekend, we would like to help you plan the weekend with meteorologist chris sowers are you tracking anything. >> reporter: year not tracking anything no rain, no storms. look at that shot overlooking the ben franklin bridge, clear skies, cold temperatures, but sunny skies, that will be the general rule all weekend mornings. temperatures were not too bad, 68 monday, 75 tuesday, 69 wednesday, it got chilly by week's end, thursday, 59. yesterday, 49 degrees that was the afternoon high, the funny thing about that, the phillies home opener, i'm sure a lot of you out there, you were freezing with the hats and gloves on, heavy winter coat. windchills in the upper 30s, we had 16 days in february that
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were warmer than yesterday's high of 49 degrees. the seasons seem to be reversed for some reason. april feels like winter. pottstown, 34, malvern, 37. media, 37. warminster, 36. all the numbers have stayed above freezing this is a good sign because the growing season is starting. the numbers that drops below the 32-degree mark damages plants. good news there. cedarville, 39. claymont, 36. villas, 42. satellite and radar high pressure in control, clear skies we're not tracking much of anything over the weekend except for that, the high will pretty much set up shop over top of us. high pressure the air sinks, when the air sinks you can't get any clouds. today looks good, tomorrow looks good, monday and tuesday, bright
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and sunny. southwest wind will strengthen the temperatures each and everyday through tuesday afternoon. future tracker 6, later this afternoon, it's quiet, sunday look at this, the entire country is quiet. monday and tuesday, we have a small frontal system pushing across the high plain states rain and snow showers there. downpours in texas and the west, boy do they continue to get hit and hit hard. look at the rainfall totals since january 1. this is basically within a 3 month stand. portland oregon, 34 inches of rain. seattle, 21, san francisco, 21. they get a lot of rain, they do, but the normal average for the entire year in portland is 47 years, they are on pace for 120 inches this year. unbelievable amount of rain for folks out there. 59 degrees is what the modeling has us here today.
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accuweather has us at 58. tomorrow, 68. accuweather has us at 68. model has us at 77. accuweather will push 80 and 82 for tuesday. forecast today, 58 degrees, mostly sunny breezy. everybody generally around the 58 degrees temperature. may be a degree or two warmer. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sunny and warmer tomorrow, 68. monday is like baseball weather, 80 degrees, mostly sunny skies no breeze. tuesday, near-record highs, posting 82. forecast models have us as warm ago 84. wednesday looks good, 72. thursday, 68. good friday, maybe showers high around 64 degrees. no snow, no cold. >> i like you again. remember you can get the seven-day forecast and check
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storm tracker 6 live at any time of the day, go to 6abc.com/weather.
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in "healthcheck" this morning, just because the calendar says april, it does not mean the flu virus is behind us. there's been a late season resurgence of the flu virus. researchers found over a four year period 358 children died from the illness. those children were not vaccinated. the vaccine was found to be 65% effective in preventing deaths. did you have feel like you're a night owl like chris sowers. researchers say you could be hard wired for those nights. mutation in a certain gene slows the body's biologic clock that dictates when you feel sleepy. one in every 75 people has a
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mutation and the effects can be overridden with strict sleep routines. a chicago area man has made an incredible transformation, he lost 500 pounds. he did it with the help of an app. he tipped the scales at 831 pounds in the year 2009. he has stopped leaving his home because he was diagnosed with being morbidly obese. >> it was a beautiful day out, it was nice, i see everybody, life was pag me by. >> an impressive transformation. he grabbed his phone and came across the app lose it, he joined it. it tracked his food and calories. slowlily he began exercising
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doing sit up in his bed. the weight came out. he got out of the bed and riding a stationary bike and lifting weights today. he is 400 pounds lighter. >> if i come home friday and don't leave the house until monday, i'm fine i'm at home cleaning, work be out, that's the perfect weekend. >> congratulations, he looks amazing. he hopes to lose another 50 pounds, he has and he excessn that will require surgery to be removed. chris sowers has a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we're coming right
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breaking news, the action cam live along the admiral wilson boulev closed between baird and demander boulevard in both -- baird and flanders boulevard after a fire.erious be fire. else in the hospital. we'll bring you breaking news at 6abc.com check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: finally looking good. we have sunshine out there. 58 degrees today. mostly sunny and breezy. 68 tomorrow. 80 monday, open the pools tuesday near record high posting 82 degrees, unbelievable. >> thank you so much. "good morning america" weekend coming your way next, "action news" continues a here's some of the stories we're working on for you, it's a
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new overnight back in the air. syrian jets now taking off from that u.s. missile strike as we get a first look at the damage from the site where the pentagon says a chemical weapons attack was launched. and this morning, the troubling new question, what did russia know about that attack on civilians? war of words. >> we are prepared to do more. >> the rising tensions at the u.n. security council as we learn more about president trump's decision to launch the missile strike. meeting with his national security team, what unfolded inside mar-a-lago's makeshift situation room. the frightening attack on a busy street in stockholm, sweden. cameras catching shoppers running for their lives as a stolen tru b

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