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steady, driving rain. we'll zoom north and west of philadelphia. this is lansdale, mainland, heavy rains indicated by the reds. as we go farther to the south here the heavy rain is pushing through king of prussia, knocking on the door, malvern seeing heavier rains. things begin to ease up out to the west. exton, chester springs start to come out of the heavy driving rain. once that pushes through we'll see leftover showers for maybe half-hour or had a minutes or so, the rest of the day looks really, really nice. the flood advisory is extended eastward including northern chester county and upper bucks and the lehigh valley, this up here, berks and lancaster, excuse me, the lehigh valley, this has been extended through 8:30. morning clouds from 8 or
9:00 a.m. look how nicely things clear out. 11:00 a.m., partly sunny skies, 80 degrees, 1:00 p.m., 86. 3:00 p.m., 87. 5:00 p.m., 88 degrees, wall-to-wall blue skies and highs around 90 later on. remember folks you can get the latest forecast including detailed updates and storm tracker 6 live radar at any time on your phone or tablet. the 6abc app has a free download four mobile device. time if you're just waking up with us, we're following breaking news from north philadelphia we learn a woman has died after police say she was stabbed multiple times and possibly sexually assaulted. police tell "action news," the victim was found on the grounds of dobbins high school. trish hartman is live on the scene. trish you've been in touch with investigators, what are you learning here?
>> reporter: detectives are working hard at dobbins high school you can take a look behind me, the crime scene unit is here, behind that crime scene unit you can see just beyond the crime scene tape detectives are working back there beyond there's trees and benches in the grassy area next to dobbins high school that's where the woman's body was found. she suffered a brutal attack. let's go to video of police working early this morning. the victim was found on the property of the high school 21st and lehigh avenue, a 33-year-old woman suffered stab wounds all over her body. they believe she was sexually assaulted when she was found by a passer by at 3:20 a.m., police are fighting the elements collecting the evidence before it's damaged by rain. they are looking for a weapon presumably a knife. police know who the woman is
based on on personal items found near her body, the way that they were strewn about there was a struggle. >> her chest was covered with blood, her hands were covered with blood, this was a brutal savage attack, somebody wanted to make sure that she suffered and that she was killed. >> so again, police say the victim is a 33-year-old woman her identity has not been released. serves are hoping any area surveillance cameras may reveal something helpful. if you have any information police would like to hear from you. live in north philadelphia, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." dprai? >> thank you for the update. one man is in critical condition after a shooting in the city's germantown section. the action cam along the 5100 block of rubecan street. someone shot the victim and taken to albert einstein center
to be treated. no information about an arrest or motive. drivers in bucks county may be stuck with costly car repairs after a mixup at a gas station. crews spent friday inspecting pumps at the gas station on new falls road in levittown. customers said diesel and regular gasoline got mixed. asked who how this could happene director of weights and measures said -- >> there could be a mix up in the delivery system. >> mechanics say the repairs could run up to thousands of dollars. costs to be up to shell or the gas station. camden diocese said effective july 31, 6 parishes
will merge into three. saint anthony of padua will merge into saint joseph. all churches will remain open during the transition, catholic schools will not be affected by the reorganization. police arrested the man wanted in pennsylvania in connection with the murder of his father on father's day, he was captured in new jersey. officers arrested this man in atlantic city. his father was found beaten to death in his ryan township home on monday. his wallet and his car had been stolen. his wife is a schuylkill county treasurer, the suspect is being held at the atlantic county justice facility. the corruption trial of philadelphia district seth williams has been put on pause
for the weekend. bucks county businessman muhammad ali pleaded guilty to bribery testified yesterday in hopes of a reduced sentence. yesterday, a human resources official took to the stand saying williams failed to meet drivers meet --s in disclosing gifts from ali. williams faces 20 counts of bribery and fraud. the opioid battle continues, fentanyl makes other drugs more lethal than before. in camden first responders are being pro active to protect themselves. nora muchanic has the details. >> reporter: when paramedics from cooper university hospital respond to a drug overdose putting on a protective gear is a must, it's one way to perfect them from fentanyl a powerful drug used to blend with heroin,
a small dose or accidental exposure can kill you. >> our people if they breathe it in, they can be affected by the effects like respiratory arrest. >> we could be adversely affected by that. >> officers don't field test narcotics any more they are sent to the lab to be tested. >> reporter: the exposure to fentanyl is too great. >> if i could describe a feeling where your body is shutting down. >> reporter: two cherry hill police officers had to be decontaminated last month. in evesham township, police have narcan for their tracking dogs should they be exposed. >> it's not something i want to be exposed to accidentally.
>> reporter: there there's der derivatives like car fentanyl is far more dangerous. they are dealing with the deadly drug very carefully, they know on this one, their lives are on the line. in camden, nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning, the manayunk arts festival begins later this morning. "fyi philly" is eyeing up the arts, a preview is coming up next. on average americans spending more than $100 every month on the cable bill. consumer reporter, nydia han found a way to save hundreds and boost your internet signal. looking live over the ben franklin bridge, chris sowers is tracking the rain, will it ruin your plans this weekend? he'll explain.
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pleasant good morning to you, thank you for waking up with "action news" on a saturday morning, we start at 5:00 a.m. just in case you didn't know, if and if you were up we thank you. this is a live shot in center city looking at the masonic temple there. chris sowers is tracking rain to start the weekend. >> reporter: here's the good news if you're someone who likes
to sleep in, by the time you wake up you'll say where's the rain. >> what is sleeping in? >> reporter: i don't know. looking back from the center city skyline from our temple university camera, shades of gray this morning and we're seeing drenching downpours again. national weather service issued a flood advisory for chester and upper montgomery counties here until 9:15 a.m. for berks and the lehigh valley up until 7:30 a.m. where we'll see driving rains almost like a squall line pushing through, except we're not seeing severe thunderstorms with the line this is a line, very intense rain falling with what was once tropical storm as i -- cindy tht came through western louisiana. we had heavier rains that is pushing away. all that's left is the heavy rains across southeastern
pennsylvania. we'll make a zoom going into this line, manayunk toward city avenue where we are in wynnfield. this is approaching from the northwest moving due east racing at 40 miles per hour, places like norristown even though you're seeing the heavy rains now, in ten minutes or so you'll be pulling out of it and things will be letting up. phoenixville, same thing, king of prussia seeing rain now, racing off quickly moving into willow grove and horsham. once that pushes through, we'll see the rain light up. 77 degrees with a dewpoint of 73. extremely high, very muggy. pressure is falling. winds out of the southwest at 9 miles per hour. somewhat cooler to the northwest, rain-cooled air temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s. upper 70s and low 80s across south jersey and delaware. dover, 79.
millville, 80. most of the dewpoints in the 70s. dover, 77. philadelphia, 73. there's our scale. once you get beyond 70 you don't need the scale because it's incredibly high. the numbers drop off quickly. lunch time we see the drier air work into the western suburbs, 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. look how nicely the things dry out. the numbers drop so far down they are not on the scale any more. this is nice, dry, comfortable air pushing in later on. unfortunately, the temperatures climb a little bit, we're seeing 90 degrees you might not enjoy the dry air if the highs were in the low 80s. future tracker 6, 7:00 a.m., downpours and clouds. this is racing off to the east, through 8:00 a.m. we'll see
brief downpours some areas one to two inches, minor flooding could occur in the areas that were under the flood advisory mainly for areas west of philadelphia. morning rain, afternoon sun, 90 degrees is the forecasted high. most of the time today it's lots of sunshine, morning clouds through 8:00, 9:00. 88 degrees by 5:00 p.m. 61 degrees is the ocean temperature. morning rain to afternoon sun, 86. tomorrow is gorgeous with a high of 82 and a lot of sunshine. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, once we get beyond this morning, look at that, we don't have another chance of rain in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sunday 84, monday, and tuesday, it will be a struggle just to reach 80 degrees for the high. >> and it is summer. >> i can't believe, i know the heat is eventually coming. >> reporter: that's coming back like gang busters toward the end of the week. >> 5:45 a.m., manayunk art
festival is kicking off its 28th gathering of artists across the area this weekend. >> reporter: manayunk arts festival draws a crowd. nearly 300 artists from across the country converge on main street with an array of craftman ship. local artists was a judge last year, now he has his own opportunity. >> i was impressed with the quality of the work in the show, i thought it would be great to be part of that. >> he will be showing his ceramic works of art. >> reporter: john habitat for humanity an emerging artist for the last two years, this year he is adding real estate. it will be filled with his psychedelic artwork. >> it's called pulled to the light celebrating creative
energy. >> reporter: it is amazing to see so many people come to the neighborhood to celebrate art and creativity. >> the food scene is a buzz for the arts festival. dishes come together like a work of art. >> it's beautiful sophisticated place. her pineapple fried rice combines fresh veggies and fruit and grilled shrimp. >> this is my fourth year doing the festival. >> reporter: the art teacher uses inspiration of his everyday life to do his work. sometime his students are his muse. >> it's the energy and feeling i wish to show to the world. >> and sometimes a reporter gets the artist's touch. >> i love you, i want to give you a hug, this is so great, thank you!
time 5:50 a.m., "healthcheck" a new study found that woman don't know that heart disease is the leading cause of death. researchers surveyed 1,000 women and only half knew that heart disease was the main killer of women. 4,000 women died from heart disease that's more than cancer. a man rode his bike for his daughter. here's abc's david muir. >> reporter: bill connor is a father on a mission, he started in madison wisconsin in may, he has been riding his bike ever since. he is doing it to honor his late daughter abbey who he lost when
she was 20 years old in a drowning. in that moment they donated her organs. >> abbey loved everybody, she was a hugger, that's one of the things i've been doing along the ride. her father setting off on a two thousand mile journey to bring awareness to organ donation. along the way he has been taking selfies of the people who have given him so much. >> reporter: the amount of people strangers who have gone out of their way to take me in, give me shelter and meal and a shower is unbelievable. >> reporter: it was a stop 1400 miles in arriving in baton rouge that left him speechless. this is jack 21 careers old, he was given abbey's heart.
that father bill couldn't let go, and jack grateful for his daughter's heart and then jack walks up to him saying happy father's day. it gives bill a stethoscope he is about to hear his daughter's heart. >> the beauty of that was there were two fathers that were able to celebrate father's day because jack is alive and of course i'm there and abbey is alive, to me she is alive inside of jack. it's not about how many cars you have or home you have, to give somebody life during a tragedy like this you're able to give somebody an organ to help them live or live a better life, so may daughter, again, set an example for me and i've got to follow it, and that's what i am
>> reporter: all right, welcome back everyone, still tracking the lines of heavy rain west of the i-95 corridor, from wilmington to trenton it's 20 minutes off to the west. lots of bright reds and yellows and oranges. insist not severe it's simply a line of heavy rains. we're seeing flash flooded advisories for chester, upper montgomery county and berks county and the lehigh valley. this is philadelphia county, the delaware river bearing down from the west all this moving at 40 miles per hour. so, right now it's rainy heavily in doylestown and willow grove and jenkintown and pushing toward trenton in the next half-hour and same thing with florence. over the next couple of hours, brief, but heavy downpours
through 8:00 a.m. some areas could see two 1/2 inches of rain. minor flooding is expected in the area. by 8:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m. we're seeing the sun peek through west of philadelphia. >> we're looking to cut costs here and there, this morning in what's the deal, our consumer guru nydia han find way to save money on your cable bill and boost the internet signal. >> reporter: buying a modem an router yourself is better than renting one from your cable company. wi-fi is a needed utility. you need a modem and router. >> if you're renting a router you're paying anywhere from 5 to
$10 a month or $120 a year. you can buy a good router for $150. consumer reports said this router is a best buy at $100. money is not the only reason to buy your own. a lot of times the router you get from the capable company doesn't have the latest technology so it may not perform as swell as the one you buy yourself. routers are not known for their good looks, but that's changing. >> we're in the golden age of router design you don't have to hide it out of sight. google wi-fi several rowrlts work together to -- routers work together to provide wi-fi throughout the house. google wi-fi is $300 for three. consumer reports says these types of routers provide higher leaves of performance you may need. nydia han channel 6 "action news." >> we have much more coming up right here on "action news"
you, 6:00 a.m., saturday, june 24. here's a look at the stories we're following on "action news," detectives are investigating what they call the brutal stabbing death of a woman whose body was found at a philadelphia high school. plus, the search is on for a person who shot and killed a man in camden overnight. and the owner of an ice cream parlor is arrested. we'll tell you what he hid inside an employee changing room. those stories, but first, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. we saw rain. >> reporter: just a little bit. >> you need water, chris? >> reporter: we're seeing a little bit of rain, what i mean by that we're seeing rain in a short