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state locked in a stalemate. plus breaking news out of arkansas, two dozen people were hurt when shots rang out inside a packed nightclub overnight. marijuana sales are legal in a 5th state. the multimillion dollar payday the move is expected to bring. we'll have more on those stories, but first, the big question for everybody this weekend, chris sowers has the answer. >> reporter: so far so good we'll get you outside, the forecast calls for quiet conditions, tomorrow, monday and tuesday, it's going to be hot and sticky out there. speaking of sticky, if you've been outdoors, it's oppressive out there this morning. humidity levels jumped overnight and we have dewpoints in the mid to you meaner -- upper 70s.
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poconos 796 -- 69 up there. 6 so is when we get humid. 65 is humid. 7 -- -- 70 is oppressive. everybody is above 70 degrees as far as dewpoint is concerned this morning. these numbers will not drop off during the day, if anything they may increase him very hot and humid this afternoon. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast lots of clouds, peeks of sun throughout the day. steamy, late-day showers and thunderstorms develop. 3:00 p.m., 85. it's quiet through the first part of the day. 5:00 p.m., 88. at that point we're seeing thunderstorms to the west. in the city by 6:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 77. 88 degrees, some of the storms could be strong to severe. i'll have the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in about ten minutes or
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so. >> to developing news out of new jersey where where the government is now shut down. chris christie has called for a special session of the state legislature to begin in less than two hours after an agreement was not reached on the state budget. lawmakers had until midnight to reach a deal. no deal. this is the first time it happened under governor chris christie. he tweeted i have issued an executive order to maintain the protection, safety and well-being of the people of new jersey. christy said he will not sign off on the state budget unless democrats agree to the plan to take surplus funds from horizon blue cross and blue shield anticipate use them for drug treatment programs. 89 leader of the democrats said he cannot do that because it's bad for policy holders.
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the governor tweeted the unnecessarily stalled budget process is inconveniencing everyone living in and visiting our state. >> he is holding the budget ransom with the 24 members that abstained and those are the members that shut down the government at this point in time. >> governor chris christie called the legislature into a special session at 11:00 a.m., the shut down could have an impact on your holiday plans. we'll explain more on how that happens at 9 democrats want to raise in connection with taxes in delaware, to cover 385 million-dollar short fall, but republicans say they won't
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do it without imposing spending limits. we have breaking news this morning [shots fired] >> people were forced to run for cover when shots broke out inside a nightclub in little rock, arkansas. 17 people were shot and more injured when they were trampled when they tried to escape. one person was in critical, but upgraded to stable. there was no immediate information about a suspect or any arrests. a 22-year-old man is in the hospital after being shot multiple times in the stomach in southwest philadelphia around 11:15 p.m. on lion street. the victim was rushed to penn presbyterian hospital in critical condition. so far there's no word on a motive. in the city's overbrook section, a 19-year-old is in critical condition this morning after an attempted robbery that
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police say led to a shooting. police tell "action news" the crim was approached by an -- the victim was approached by an armed suspect on 7500 block of wood crest avenue around midnight. the gunman took off. the manhunt continues for the person who shopt -- shot a teenage girl in the head on a chester county road in a case of road rage. this is the man police are looking for. police say he was driving a faded red pickup truck at the time of the incident. the family and friends of bianca roberson are mourning the loss of a teen with a bright future. jeff chirico has more from westtown. ♪ >> reporter: with candles in hand dozens gathered for a vigil for bianca roberson. hugs and tears and friends and family shared about the promising life cut short.
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>> she was a great human being and what happened is unspeakable. >> reporter: family members watched from the balcony from the home where they got the news wednesday. bianca roberson was killed a victim of apparent road rage. >> it's surreal. i can't pick up the phone and call her and text her and come over and see her. >> i expected so much greatness in her. i'm trying to so hard not to be angry. >> reporter: bianca roberson's mother spoke for the first time. >> i don't know who did this, i don't know who stole my baby from me, i don't know why they would want to steal my baby from me. i want to thank everyone, family, friends, strangers, neighbors. >> reporter: police released a sketch of the suspect he allegedly shot bianca roberson as they tried to merge into the same lane on the 100 bypass. bianca roberson's car crashed into the tree, blurry images
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show the suspect fleeing on 202 at paoli pike. police asked the public to report what they know. >> it is crucial, the family deserves this, society in general deserves this. >> we hope that this guy is caught so he can be brought to justice for our daughter. >> reporter: that suspect is described as a white male with blonde or light brown hair in his 20s or 30s, if you recognize him call west goshen police, crime stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> new this morning, a man is now under arrest in connection with the disappearance of a chinese woman studying at the university of illinois. she has been missing for nearly a month. federal officials fear she is dead. yesterday police arrested brentn
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picking her up on june 9th. he visited online forums, abduction 101 and perfect abduction fantasy and planning a kidnapping. overnight nevada became the 5th state in the country to legalize marijuana. they can by up to an ounce of pot. 60% of the sales are expected to come from tourists. it's illegal to light up in public places, that includes casinos, bars and passion. there's a 10% tax on marijuana, it is expected to bring in $60 million over the next two years. meanwhile, holiday festivities are in full swing in the birth place of independence.
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♪ the philadelphia orchestra performed at penns landing to crowds of thousands, the music provided the sound track to the rocket's red glare accompanied by the sound of fireworks bursting in air. this is all part of the free welcome america festivities there are more fireworks lands for tonight, and concert, too, for a list of fireworks in your neighborhood check out it's all there for you on the homepage. and there is much more to come on "action news" saturday morning, pave ago path to the future. how the city of philadelphia is helping young adults shaping their lives while keeping city streets a little cleaner. the inspection underway up and down the jersey shore to make sure everyone has a safe summer. chris? >> reporter: all right, alicia coming up in weather it's warm and soupy out there, once again,
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this morning. you see the dewpoint temperature that has to drop into the 50s in order to be considered comfortable. that arrives tomorrow. severe weather this afternoon. i'll have the details [ indistinct chatter ]
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9:12 a.m., saturday morning, it's hot and humid, it's a nice holiday weekend. >> reporter: usually when you get closer to the 4th, we'll
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see heat and humidity. today we'll see clouds out there, but tomorrow, monday, tuesday, look very, very nice, lots of sunshine and clouds mixed in, high temperatures. unfortunately that's the hand we've been dealt this morning, a lot of cloud cover out there. spritzes and sprinkles across the area. but no steady rain falling at this point. most of the activity up to the northwest across upstate new york and western portions of pennsylvania. a couple of clouds across the delaware and the lehigh valleys, more stuff off the coast of the carolinas. there's a cold front approaching from the west, the air is soupy and tropical unstable. as the front interacts with the soupy air we could get a line of thunderstorms developing of hot and humid, highs near 90. showers and storms develop between the hours of 4 and 7:00 p.m. or the main events pulls through here.
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the main line between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. powerful winds and heavy drenching downpours. storm tracker 6 live nothing going on, we're in the clear as of now. but that will change in the next few hours. philadelphia, 80. millville, 77. 77 in reading. trenton, 79. atlantic city, 77. the issue is right here, it feels lousy with dewpoints in the mid 70s. unfortunately that oppressive air will last all day. dewpoints won't be dropping this afternoon, if anything they will be increasing a couple of more degrees. that will make for an uncomfortable day. satellite and radar low clouds in place right now, showers and storms to the northwest that's the front that what her watching closely here later this afternoon, storm prediction center has all areas west of philadelphia, extreme western portions of salem, camden and gloucester counties from that point west we run the risk of seeing scattered severe weather, that includes the far western suburbs, the poconos and
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northern portions of new castle county. from that point east we're looking at an isolated to severe storm this afternoon. future tracker 6, we'll time everything out for you, through the late morning hours through the afternoon we're looking at mainly cloudy skies, warm and sticky. right after lunch we start to see the pop-up showers and thunderstorms develop by 3:00 p.m. an more organized line gets its act together to the west. that will blow through west to east. it should get into the city by 6:00 and hit the jersey shore by 7:30. the jersey shore with regard to the thunderstorms may miss out because the line will be weakening as it approaches the store. the air is more stable in south jersey and delaware. it's the city north and west that will have the severe weather today. 89 in philadelphia. dover, 86. 79 in cape may. there's the relief right there. nice breeze out of the south. thunderstorms late, trenton, 85.
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toms river, 85 degrees, more specifically down the jersey shore, atlantic city, 80. 79 in ocean city. 79 for cape may. 08 in sea isle city. rehoboth beach 83. bethany beach 84. moderate risk for rip currents, national weather service has new jersey for the moderate risk for rip currents. if you're heading to the jersey shore today you don't want to get caught up in the rip currents. make sure you're heading into the water where the lifeguards are on duty. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, clouds and sun, late-day thunderstorm, today, 89. sunday, hot, less humid, high around 90. monday is clear, hot, 92. tuesday, the 4th, partly sunny, quiet high of 87. >> new jersey state officials have begun an initiative to inspect arcades ups and downs the boardwalk along the shore him they want a safe and honest summer. nora muchanic has the story.
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>> reporter: if you've ever played a game of chance on the boardwalk, you may have had this feeling. >> i think they are fixed. >> reporter: the state department of consumer affairs is kicking off the state summer initiative inspecting the games of chance to make sure they are on the up and up. >> in new jersey you're supposed to to have a chance to win. that's the law. >> it's over a 40 billion-dollar industry in terms of what goes on at the jersey shore. we want people to feel they can trust the folks they are playing games with here. >> we look to see if all the prizes are labeled. >> reporter: are the nets on the basketball level, or the hoops big enough, is the balkan flighted it's -- is the ball properly inflated?
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the claws did anyone get the prize? >> my son and i spent $50 trying to get one of the stuffed animals. >> we test to make sure the voltage strength can pick up the capsule that has the prize in it. >> state inspectors have been checking out amusement rides making sure sure they are safe for the kids. >> reporter: initial sweep in ocean county came up with 38 violations and fines go up to $250. >> when the complaints come in we do an investigation. >> reporter: inspectors say they will be making surprise visitors ups and downs the boardwalk throughout the summer to make sure when you put your money down you have a chance to win. in point pleasant beach nora muchanic >>joe: hi.this is pennsylvania state treasurer
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for osteoporosis. health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman takes us inside a program helping people strengthen their bones without medication. >> reporter: civil -- physical therapist joe and thought she was in great shape keeping her weight in line. she was stunned having osteoporosis until remembering previous bad habits she had as a teenager. >> i smoked and drank a lot of soda. >> reporter: before trying medication joe and said she wanted to give exercise one more try. >> i found i could retarget my exercises. >> reporter: she created the super bones classes, they are group workouts designed to protect and strengthen bones while avoiding exercises that can do more harm than good.
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>> if he bent forward as in a situp, a person is putting compression on this part of the vertibrae which could lead to fractures. >> reporter: super bones incorporates safe elements from yoga and strength training and other disciplines. >> we work on posture and back and hips. >> reporter: the exercises are aimed to prevent falls by improving balance and body awarenessness. jane who lost bone density because of breast cancer, the class is doing great for her. >> reporter: osteoporosis doesn't just affect women men can have it. weight bearing exercises where your body work against gravity
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are best, you can do high impact or low impact depending on your risk and level of health. it's best to talk to your healthcare provider for what's best to you. ali gorman channel 6 "action news." >> it is a holiday weekend, here's a look at what's happening in and around the area. if you're heading to the shore catch the boardwalk craft show in wildwood. the rain or shine event features all kinds of handmade products rio grande avenue. it's open today from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. animal tomorrow 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the row tundra shops at liberty place check out life size sand sculptures today. the national constitution center is offering patriotic festivities over the independence weekend. visitors can participate in
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family-friendly programs and activities including flag etiquette and flag-folding workshops and arts and crafts and inter active shows. free today and tomorrow. sports is next. plus, why did this woman roll up her pants and get into a water trap on the golf course what was she looking for?
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first half of the season strong. that was the phillies mindset as they entered last night ten games to go before the all star break. they begin a series with the new york mets. nick williams major debut, went one for three. in the 4th inning, ben lively gives up runs. 2-o new york. phillies get one back in the 5th inning. 2-1 ballgame that's all the phillies would get. phillies lose 2-1. basketball, the sixers know they need veteran leadership in the locker room, they lost a bit of that yesterday, the team waived guard gerald henderson. he spent one season with the sixers. while joel embiid works on
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his shot, other picks get ready for play. markell fultz is getting ready to play in the summer league. it sounds like he is a perfectionist. >> keep running the plays and the defense, i'll get better. put my best foot forward. my thing is to learn. i'm trying to figure out everything. >> eagles have assigned another quarterback dane evans, 23-year-old rookie that played at tulsa. >> green beckham came over in a trade last summer from tennessee he had potential, but finished the season with 36 catches and two touchdowns. a mother will do anything for her son. european pga tour that's the mother of lee, she rolls up her pants to retrieve the putter from the pond. lee tossed it in there after being frustrated with his poor
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following a government shut down in the state of new jersey, how it could impact your holiday plans this weekend. new details about a doctor's shooting rampage inside one of the biggest hospitals in new york city. later did you miss your chance to do spring cleaning? never fear, we have tips on the best way to do it and help others at the same time. but first, meteorologist chris sowers outside with a look at the holiday forecast. it's hot and humid and soupy. >> reporter: it is very, very soupy, makes me want to jump in the pool. very humid conditions feeling like orlando or miami. tropic alair mass continues through the afternoon -- air mass continues throughout the afternoon hours. thursday, everything started to edge up a little bit, 88. humidity levels made it feel like the low 90s.
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friday, 93 feels-like temperatures anywhere from 95 to 96 we'll continue the high heat indices values this afternoon. 74 presently in pottstown. 78 in malvern. 80 in center city. 80 in newtown, cinnaminson,. agenda beach, 77. buena, 77. cape may, 73. satellite and radar lots of clouds this morning, all the rape and showers and thunderstorms are well to the west. we don't expect any rain or thunderstorm activity to start developing around here until after midday. from that point on it's one of the days we pick up a hit or miss shower or thunderstorm. it's hard to say who sees it before the line of thunderstorms arrive after 5:00 p.m. isolated stuff early on and line after 5:00 p.m. 80 degrees right now, mostly cloudy skies, #3:00 p.m., 88. maybe a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. 5:00 p.m., 88 degrees that's the line that will approach from the
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west. jersey shore it's a little bit different much cooler thanks to a strong sea breeze out of the south. high temple on the sand -- high temperature on the sand, 79 or 80. we'll see partly sunny skies this afternoon. what to expect later on, late day strong storms developing around 5:00 p.m., moving through the area between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. from that point on, look at this, plenty of sunshine tomorrow and monday and tuesday, stays hot, humidity drops off, it will feel a whole lot better. i'll be back along in just a few minutes with all the details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> all right, chris. back to the developing news this morning, the state of new jersey is is in a government shut down. chris christie call for a special session of the state legislature, the order came after midnight amid an impasse over last minute efforts to pass a new state budget. it's only the second time in new
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jersey state history that the government has been shut down. the first in 2006 under jon correspond seen. house speaker -- corzine. house speaker refused to vote on the bill that would give the state the power to dip into the surplus of horizon blue cross and blue shield for drug addiction programs. >> i urge the members that support this budget will come and vote for the budget because it's a good bucket and a budget that needs to the get on the governor's desk. it's going to 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 remain open. if you have plans in the garden state this holiday weekend, first all 42 state parks are closed that includes liberty state park in the shaddow of the
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statue of liberty. and state beaches. you can find a list at you should know if this continues through monday there will be no courts and you will not be able to renew your drivers license. in pennsylvania a last-minute spending bill is awaiting governor wolf's anything this morning. it pasted the house and senate by wide bipartisan majority. it is far from perfect. there's still a 2 billion-dollar short fall. lawmakers have to come back next week to debate other options. governor wolf said he will not hand over voting information as part of an investigation into alleged voter fraud in last year's election. the panel is looking for ways to suppress the vote. governor wolfed said the state cannot cooperate with the panel,
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but they can purchase the information available to the public. new this morning it was a busy night for firefighters in pennsauken, camden county. they bathed a fire that damaged a home on horner avenue. it took firefighters 30 minutes to get control of the flames. nobody was inside the home and investigators are trying to determine just how the fire started. water crews are on the scene of a water main break in west philadelphia. around 6:00 water was pouring on the 6000 block of haverford avenue. thousands of gallons of water spilled on the street and caused part of the road to buckle in front of the 19th street police district. no word on when the street will will reopen. we're learning details about the doctor that went on a shooting rampage in the bronx in new york city killing one
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person. henry bello threatened to kill his colleagues after being forced to resign amid sexual harassment allegations two years ago. investigators are trying to find out why went back to the hospital and shot one woman and injuries 6 others. nurse rs ran into action to help save lives. >> they secured family members that were visiting they brought them into the bathroom and closed shower curtins and stayed there until all was clear. heroism in the face of at terrifying moments. the doctor that was killed did not know bello, the other are expected to survive. faa is trying to figure out what caused a fiery plane crash on one of the country's busiest highways south of los angeles, the pilot declared an emergency
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shortly taking off from john wayne airport. he called saying he had engine failure. the pilot and his fiance were on board. they were pulled from the crash by an off duty firefighter. president trump said to repeal the affordable act and replace it later. he said if lawmakers were unable to pass the bill repeal it and replace it at a later date. mitch mcconnell said while the current healthcare bill was challenging, he had no interest in the president's strategy. young philadelphians mark the next chapter in their future. they are determined to make their mark on the city in an
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important way. >> this is a great opportunity, i feel like a lot of people should know about this. >> reporter: more than about twn students graduated from philly future tracker program. it's an accomplishment that didn't come easy. >> it's huge, because coming in i didn't think i could do it. >> reporter: the neighborhood beautification team cleaned up 75 alleys including along west diamond street. they paved and line striped 13 miles of roadway on this block of south american street. >> you're getting wet and it is cold, they really, really, they didn't know -- a lot of them was raised to quit. some of them went home that day. >> the program is in its 5th year and focuses on developing young adults who are not enrolled in higher indication and not employed. >> many times we hear about yol the negative things young people
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are involved in. >> former sean berk spoke to the graduating class, now the senior it specialist for the city is a success story. >> growing up in philadelphia is not easy, job search is not easy. >> reporter: of the 31 graduates 1 were hired by the city. the city expected to higher two or three. others got jobs with private companies, many hope to return and share their words of encouragement and wisdom with the next graduating class, "the graduate" kelly pierce is getting an early start on the speech. >> if they need a shot, shoot their shot they have to go for it. it's not coming to you. >> reporter: city officials say they would like to continue the program, but they have to secure funding, first, once that is done registration will be ready for the next class. much more to come on "action news" at 9:00 a.m.,
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including "shelter me rescue of the week." >> reporter: i'm karen rogers this is molly saved by our "shelter me rescue of the week" winner this week. you will meet molly coming up on "action news." retrotoy that's expected to top holiday lists across the country this winter. a live look at syringe mountain in montgomery county for you, lush and green and ready for the holiday weekend we'll have more on the holiday forecast when "action news" comes right back. t
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chris sowers is having a pool party right after this show is over, but he needs help to vacuum it out. >> reporter: a good hour to clean it out. everybody is invited. let's get you outside and show you what's going on. i'm hoping the weather holds out. we have clouds upstairs and we're expecting pop-up thunderstorms this afternoon. we'll see what we shall see. if there's one part of the viewing area that sees more sun than others, we'll have clouds, but more sun than inland. let's flip it over to the radars. we have spritzes and sprinkles in new castle county and eastern portions of atlantic up into to himself river and point pleasant beach. all that moving off to the northeast and should be out of
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here shortly. from that point on clouds and sun. malvern, 78. center city, 80 degrees. gandys beach 77. cape may, 74. tuckahoe, 78. hammonton, 79. and brigantine 70 degrees. satellite and radar along with action radar very unstable across the mid atlantic states this morning, obviously we've been outdoors you can feel how humid it is, that leads to afternoon showers and thunderstorms. right now the radar looks quiet, but we expect the line to bubble up and blossom over the next few hours, storms will march through here later on as a result. surface maps approaching from the wrest showers and thunderstorms. sunday it's hot and still talking about highs in the low 90s minus the humidity. it will feel better. monday this pushes back to the north, the humidity increases, monday is hot, 92, 93.
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this front slides in in time for the 4th and knocks the humidity levels back down again. fourth of july could be the nicest day in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. future tracker 6 looking at a mostly cloudy sky through late morning. one or two pop-up showers or thunderstorms possible, it's kind of hard to pinpoint where they are going to form. let's say everybody fair game during the late morning hours into the first part of the afternoon. lunchtime, peeks of sun and thunderstorms around. we get into the afternoon hours here comes the line developing to the west and marching through philadelphia at 6:30 or 7:00 p.m. once it approaches the coast the air is more stable and the whole line disappearance. one or two showers survive, but we're not looking at a strong line of thunderstorms for the jersey shore. here's what we're expecting, showers and thunderstorms late in the day, 4 to 7:00 p.m.
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we could see gusts in excess of 60 to 65 miles per hour. clouds and thunderstorms around in the mountains today. 77 degrees, sunday, mostly sunny, a delightful day, less humid highs around 79. jersey shore, ocean temperature, 58. moderate risk of rip currents. 80 degrees mostly sunny sunday, high of 85. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, looking good, for the 4th. 89 today. sunday, hot, less humid, high of 90. monday, sun and clouds, 92. 4th of july 87 degrees could be the pick of the week. lower humidity levels nothing going on no threat of showers or thunderstorms. wednesday, thursday, friday, that's when the pattern turns unsettled again, showers and thunderstorms each and everyday during the afternoon. let's hope everything holds up it's nice and quiet here tuesday. >> stay calm for the holiday.
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>> mother nature stay calm. in "shelter me rescue of the week" we visit a rescue that got its name from a beloved companion. karen rogers has the story. >> reporter: the buddy rescue foundation has one mission. >> operate as a safety net for animals that had no alternative. we would step in and get them the medical care and find them a home. >> reporter: founder barbara smith started the rescue ten years ago. buddy jumped in the car and he stayed for ten years. he was a stray and there was no safety net for him, that's the kind of dog we rescue. >> reporter: the rescue is foster based we help 100 animals a year, we help the ones they know we can find homes for. >> reporter: five-year-old danny is ready for a loving home. he loves to snuggle on the
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couch, but he loves to go places with his family. >> 8-year-old marley is looking for a family with a lot of the love to give after her owner passed away two months ago. >> he want to make sure she finds a new fun and has a happy rest of the of her life. >> reporter: this beautiful girl is molly, a five-year-old red bone coon hound. she is shy at first, but she warms up quickly. she is great with other cats and dogs, she is looking for a good home. right molly. if you're interested in molly or any of the animals you've seen today, visit the buddy foundation rescue sight. post pictures of your pets to our "fyi philly" facebook page we'll feature your stories on upcoming "shelter me rescue of the week" segments. with molly, karen rogers.
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announcer: "jack hanna's wild countdown" is sponsored by nationwide. jack: hi, everyone, i'm jack hanna, coming to you from my base camp here at the columbus zoo, and welcome to "wild countdown." animals have so many different, amazing adaptations, it's easy to overlook one of the most common, feet. tell you what, it beats walking across the desert. but feet are as unique as the animals they belong to. from horses-- you ever been kicked? brent: um, about 3 times a day. jack: to lions-- he said i'm not letting go of this, buddy. to elephants-- sue: that is cushioned, feel that. jack: good night. today, we're looking at 6 creatures with fascinating feet. plus, my blooper of the week


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