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jersey boardwalk. the long 4th of july weekend is finally here. meteorologist chris sowers is outside now with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, a forecast that everyone has their eyes on chris. >> reporter: it's not too bad, it will be warm and humid. we have the threat of thunderstorms over the next few days, it could be worse. let's look at the numbers over the last few days, you remember how nice it was earlier in the weekend, sunday, monday, tuesday, wednesday, tempts the entire time were in the upper 70s, low 80s, low humidity, sun and clouds, a nice breeze, a beautiful stretch of weather. thursday we shot up to 88. yesterday officially in philadelphia, we had a high of 93 degrees. with the humidity the way it was, felt like 96 or 97. today will be cooler than 93 thanks to the clouds, but very, very humid. it's mighty warm, 78 in philadelphia. wilmington, 78. millville, 76. dover, 77. cape may you're a cooler
location thanks to a southerly breeze, 67 degrees down there. satellite and radar starting out with clouds, mostly cloudy skies on city avenue. that will be the trend throughout the day. clouds and some sun, we'll call it partly sunny. there could be a shower or thunderstorm around early, but the main event is later this afternoon, probably after let's say 5:00 p.m. or so, that's when the thunderstorms begin to roll through here. looking at the day planner, by lunchtime, 83 partly sunny, 3:00 p.m., 85. partly sunny, quiet. 5:00 p.m., western suburbs getting hit hard at that point, philadelphia in the clear, the line of thunderstorms over the city probably between 66:30 p.m. and 7:00. strong gusty winds. i'll have more in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> we have breaking news, if you're just waking up, new
jersey governor chris christie shut down the governments over an impasse over last minute efforts to pass a state budget. christy called on lawmakers on the state house and senate to convene in trenton later this morning. it's only the second time in state history that the new jersey government has been shut down. it's the first for governor chris christie in his two terms in office. the first happened back in 2006 under governor jon corzine. the budget shut down after vincent creato refused to tap into the surplus of horizon blue cross and blue shield. appears the budget showdown is a tit for tat between the governor and the speaker. >> i urge the members to
support the budget will come and vote for the bug because it's a good budget and it's a budget that will need to get through and impact residents of the state of new jersey. >> the shut down means that nonessential services will be closed. prisons state police, and casinos in atlantic city, they will remain open. here what it means for you if you have plans in the garden state this holiday weekend. first, all 42 state parks will be closed that includes state-run historic sites and two state beaches which are the island state park beach. if you're planning on buying a powerball ticket tonight, lottery sales in the state will cease costing the state millions in revenues. if this continues there will be
no court and you will not be able to renew your drivers license. a 32 billion-dollar bipartisan budget package was sent to governor wolf last night. it passed the house and senate by wide by -- bipartisan majority. there is gas drilling to selling liquor licenses to stedged gambling and -- extending gambling and borrowing money. 4th of july is on tuesday, that means a long holiday weekend. we're taking live look sky6 live hd at the beaches of cape may, new jersey. it will be busy this weekend, it's early, but, soon people will begin scoring their spots on the beach before it gets too crowded. this is the place to be as
mother nature turns up the heat. trish hartman was in atlantic city to check out the excitement of the holiday weekend. >> reporter: these runners are kicking off their holiday weekend with a speedy mile, the ventnor mile, 46 year tradition. >> i love to run. i run this boardwalk for like 30 years. >> reporter: the race goes down the boardwalk and for many it's the start of the independence day weekend. >> it's a family thing to come back, it's a good time to open up the 4th of july. >> reporter: nearby the breeze has thindz out the crowd on the beach, but locals like ashley say that's why they are here. >> we're hanging out on the beach before the whole crowd gets here. >> reporter: is it cold? >> yeah. >> reporter: but it wasn't too cold for a sweet treat. sunday ice cream shop was packed. >> it's a tradition. >> reporter: that's what owners like to hear. >> this is what we look forward
to this is what pays the bills all winter when it's not ice cream weather. >> reporter: at steel pier in atlantic city, many grabbed a sweatshirt and hopped on the rides. they are enjoying their long weekend at the beach. >> walk the boardwalk and come here and let the kids enjoy. >> reporter: in atlantic city, police are trying to cut crime, starting this weekend a new summer curfew will be enforced any juvenile out without a parent or guardian between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., can be stopped by police. reporting in atlantic city, trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> and if you want to celebrate the 4th of july early there are several fireworks planned for this weekend. in atlantic city, the fireworks show gets underway at 9:00 p.m. at the borgata and second show at 10:00 p.m. is at the tropicana. in delaware there will be fireworks tonight in rehoboth beach. you can see the show from the
boardwalk. foirnlts say -- officials say get there early because fireworks begin at 8 depending on the weather. you can watch the fireworks at penns landing again tonight, the free concerts begins at 8:00 p.m. with the fireworks at 9:30 p.m. we'll have a full list of fireworks shows across the delaware valley you can find it at our web 6abc.com on the homepage. the search continues this morning for the man who shot and killed an 18-year-old during a road rage encounter. police released this sketch of the gunman who they say killed bianca roberson. the driver attempted to merge into the same southbound lane as bianca roberson on route 100 in chester county when the situation turned deadly. bianca roberson was shot in the head before she crashed her car. the recent high school graduate's family and friends held a vigil to remember her and as a plea for her killer to come forward. >> i don't know who did this or
stole my baby from me. i don't know why they would want to steel my baby from me, i want to thank everyone, family, friends, strangers, neighbors. >> that is the first time we're hearing from her mother. a $5,000 reward is being offered to help find the driver, the suspected shooter, police say he was in a red pickup truck with faded paint. new this morning, it was a busy night for firefighters in pennsauken, camden county. they battled a fire that damaged a home on the 3200 block of horner avenue. it took firefighters 30 minutes to get control of the flames. nobody was inside the home. now, investigators are trying to determine how the fire started. president donald trump under republican senators to repeal the affordable care act and replace it later with a new plan that's if they can't vote on the current one. the president under lawmakers in tweet if they were unable to pass the bilk repeal the
existing policy and replace it later. mitch mcconnell said while the current human being bill was challenging, he had no interest in the president's strategy. two generations went to college together at west chester university for a few days, they even lived in dorms and ate in the dining hall. they worked together to learn new skills. they all graduated from grandparents university this week. that is so special. there's much more to come on "action news" this saturday morning fda is taking steps to prevent price gouging of prescription medicine. if you live with a furry friend whether it's a dog or cat, a way to keep them safe that's coming up in what's the deal. sky6 live hd it's going to be bestowed as folks get going
years ago. he killed a doctor and wounded several others. parts of our area were inundated with rain and damaging winds before the holiday weekend. berks county, this is what the drenching rain looked like as the water overwhelmed storm drains and street flooding. a tree came down on a house on the 500 block of sheridan road. that's a rough night there. help -- hopefully better weather coming for the weekend. >> reporter: that's what happens, you get the pop-up storms and it produces damage like this. sky6 live hd, center city skyline, lots of clouds in place this morning, it's extremely humid and once again very warm with temperatures in the upper 70s close to 80 degrees.
as we look at satellite and radar what we're noticing is for now we're quiet. we have a couple of clouds across the delaware and the lehigh valleys, the main event, the line of storms is out to the west, across western portions of pennsylvania. you get into western portions of upstate new york that's the bulk of the moisture right now. that will slide through this afternoon. the idea for today, another hot and steamy day, high temperatures close to 90 degrees, low humidity levels. if we don't see 90, the humidity leaves will make it feel like 90. showers and thunderstorms between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. from west to east. and we expect powerful winds with the line of showers and thunderstorms. temperature-wise across the viewing area, allentown, 69 degrees, that's not that bad. philadelphia, 78. poconos 68. cape may, 68 degrees, you've had a beautiful sea breeze over the last couple of days. today will follow suit you have a nice breeze out of the
south/southeast that will keep you cooler than i understand land. philadelphia, dewpoint, 71 extremely humid. 74 is the dewpoint in millville. wilmington, 72. dover, 77. atlantic city, 71 degrees, in case you're wondering if you're tired of the humidity you want to see the numbers in the upper 50s, we're way above where you would like to be at this point. very, very sticky stuff. here's a look at satellite and radar it's this right here, this line that will be marching through late in the day. doesn't look too impressive as of yet, once we get the heating of the day and everything becomes unstable that's when the line of storm starts to pop. future tracker 6, moot meantime, lots of clouds, peeks of sun, one or two isolated showers or thunderstorms before the main line pushes through. 50:00 p.m. there's the line. western suburbs starting to see good downpours, a good gust of winds and maybe small hail. city of philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.,
8:00 p.m. as it works easter it will encounter more stable air over south jersey and delaware, and delaware bay region, you can see how it weakens. the jersey might not see anything at all. this is the impact scale nothing going on during the first participant of the afternoon. between 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. that's when the line of storms pushes into the western suburbs, from that point on it travels east. clouds and sun, thunderstorms late, 89 degrees is the forecasted high with the breeze out of the south at 10 to 15 miles per hour. the majority of the day looks all right. it's around 5:00 p.m. we see the beginning signs of line of thunderstorms, it should be in the city around 7:00 p.m. the poconos you'll get into pretty much all day long, especially from 11:00 a.m. on, lots of clouds and numerous showers and thunderstorms, 77. for tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, 79. jersey shore not too bad, a nice day today, partly sunny skies,
it's humid, 80. tomorrow, sunny, high of 85. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, very summer like, it's a typical summer pattern. 89 today. late-day showers and thunderstorms. sunday hot, 90. monday, 92. tuesday, 87 degrees. >> one of the world's most iconic building is putting on a light show. the sydney opera house will display indigenous art in a light show. it's a reminders of the rich history and vibrant first nation culture. it will become a look at the sydney skyline every night. adele has canceled two shows of her tour. she can not performed because of damaged vocal cords.
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philadelphia public pools are open that's happening today. bell field, myers, schuler and singer pools are open at noonful they will be open until 5:00 p.m. the hours change on weekdays, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. don't forget, spraygrounds all the philadelphia passion and recreation spraygrounds will be open today. in "healthcheck," june ismen's health awareness month and several organizations want to raise awareness of hpv in men. the primary cause of cervical
cancer among young women and responsible for cancer in men. despite the fact that the vaccine has been available for girls and boys for years. only one in ten is vaccinated. one in every two men is infected. experts encourage all parents to get vaccinated it's works best before the age of 14. fda takes the step to boost generic prescription drugs on the market in an effort to make drugs more affordable. they give primary reviews to new generic drugs until there are three on the mark that's the level that prices drop 85% off brand name price. they list a drug that does not have patent protection a strategy to develop copy cats. how much would you spend on a paper clip.
the standard silver paper fastener has gotten the couture makeover. barny suspects is selling a paper clip for $185. it's the equivalent of buying 13,000 regular paper clips from office depot. social media is not that impressed. one person said for 185 bucks the clip should hold hero life together,. >> reporter: all right welcome
thanks to the humidity watch out for late-day showers and thunderstorms. poconos more clouds than sun, numerous showers and thunderstorms throughout the day. high temperatures, 77. over the next few days, what will happen we have a series of frontal systems that will try to push through. this is the warm front right here, this is the cold front, the problem is the air is less humid what will happen behind the front, this will drop down as we head into sunday. it's going to be warm, temperatures will be in the upper 80s low 90s. the humidity drops down. all this gets picked up again by another area of low pressure, the front front retreats back to canada. it will turn hot less humid tomorrow, hot and very humid monday and tuesday. alicia. >> thank you. in what's the deal. we've all heard about the benefits of child proofing your home. you might want to pet proof it,
as well. here's nydia han with what you need to know to keep your pooch or feline friend safe. >> reporter: here's what many dog owners don't know. you have to watch out for drug that could cause seizures. acetaminophen and aspirin can cause liver and kidney failure. half a tab of tylenol could put your dog in a coma. anything you drop from a pill to an onion or a grape all toxic to your pet. floor and household clearance can be poisonous, too. >> miscellaneousous things like
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6:00 a.m., saturday, july 1, gray is off, i'm alicia vitarelli. here's the stories we're following on "action news." new jersey is waking up to its first government shut down since 2006 after lawmakers fail to pass a budget. a community comes together to mourn the death of an 18-year-old as the search for her murderer intensifies. today kicks off the july 4th holiday weekend. what you need to know before you hit the road. chris sowers joins us for the holiday weekend, it's hot, but a good beach day. >> reporter: good beach day, these the location where you will see the most sun down the jersey shore. >> that works. we'll take it. >> reporter: live on sky6 live hd, the beaches will be packed this afternoon, if you stay inlands you're sweating it out, upper 80s and close to 90 degrees. if the air temperature doesn't reach 90 the humidity will