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>> our heat wave is coming to an end today, but only after a few punches from mother nature. some storms leaving behind major damage in parts of the area and more rain in the forecast tonight. congress agrees to slap russia with new sanctions. president trump caught in the middle of the showdown. back in the nest, we'll look ahead as eagles get ready for training camp. a pleasant good morning to you on sunday morning, 7:00 a.m., sky6 live hd overlooking the commodore barry bridge, my apologies, let's take you
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outside, meteorologist chris sowers tracking the weekend forecast, the heat wave is over, but don't celebrate just yet. >> reporter: don't break out the confetti and the party poppers just yet. the humidity levels are extremely high. we'll manage a high of 85, 86 decrease. that will break the heat wave, but with the humidity skyrocketing up in the 70s it's not going to be all that comfortable. heat wave number five began tuesday, 91 degrees, wednesday, 96, thursday, 95. both days felt like temperatures over 100. friday, 93, yesterday, 93 degrees. the normal is 87. as we look at the current temperatures north and west, actually the numbers are not too bad, but again it's extremely humid. kutztown 68. media, 74. glassboro, 75. fortescue, 77. tuckahoe, 76. hammonton, 76 degrees.
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satellite and radar we had a back door front slide through with the round of showers and thunderstorms last night. because it's to the south, the winds shift off the water today that will lock the clouds in here start to finish. accuweather says mostly cloudy skies, peeks of sun, you'll see sunshine, but limited. humid day, 1:00 p.m., 82, 4:00 p.m., 85 that's our high putting an end to heat wave number five. that's a check of the forecast for now. as you mentioned earlier, it's very, very humid out here. when i come back in just a few minutes i'll show you a seven-day forecast free of 90s. i have not showed you that in a long time. i'll talk about more about the potential for severe weather overnight tonight. guys? >> thank you so much for the update. be shower to use our mobile app to stay informed. take a look at storm tracker 6 live the 6abc app is a free
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download for your mobile device. >> breaking in elkins park montgomery county, fire crews are on the scene of a burning twin home. the fast-moving fire broke out before 5:00 a.m. on spring avenue. heavy flames were showing as firefighters arrived. developing this morning an 11-year-old child is latest victim of gun violence in chester. wounded by a stray bullet that pierced through the walls of a home. someone fired shots outside on the 3400 block of township line road. one bullet entered the home and hit the boy in the chest. medics took him to crozer-chester medical center where he was listed in stable condition. police are looking for the shooter, they are asking anyone who has information to call them. developing this morning, new information is coming in about a fatal hit-and-run on the schuylkill expressway. the 30-year-old male victim was struck on the eastbound side at the montgomery drive off ramp
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around 10:30. police say the driver left that scene, they say the striking vehicle is a late-model dark colored vehicle with damage to the front passenger side and the windshield. if you have any information about this call pennsylvania state police. it is now 7:04 a.m., this morning a son is pleading for justice after a double shooting left his mother dead. last night he and others gathered for a vigil in frankford where his mom and boyfriend were killed a week ago. >> he killed them, he murdered them period. >> reporter: family and friends of bob depaul and august dempsey want answers why charges have not been filed against the couple's next-door neighbor who admitted to shooting them in the head. police took him into custody after the shooting, but released him he said following an argument with the couple they
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scaled the fence and he shot them. determinecy son defended her mom and boyfriend. >> my mom would never climb a fence she would never talk down to anybody, she would never provoke any violence, because she would know she had to make it home to me and my brother. >> beyond why he is still here in this house. >> reporter: at a vigil held outside the couple's a home, friends put up this sign above the growing memorial, candles, and pictures. the emotional crowd chanted lock him up. and then prayers. they asked the crowd to sign a petition urging the district attorney to file charges. >> why is this not being sped up, why has he been released an no jail, why has this happened?
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>> reporter: we reached out to the district attorney's office they have not said whether they will file charges in the case. the family members of dempsey have secured an attorney. reporting outside police headquarters, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> washington, the republican-led congress is putting the white house in a political bind. a new bipartisan bill sanctions russia for its interference in the 2016 presidential election. the bill gives congress the power to review any effort by the trump administration to ease or end sanctions against moscow. it stiffens sanctions against north korea and iran for nuke tests. the president those sanctions and opposes the ones on russia. the congressional bill comes after a report turns up the heat on jeff sessions amid new reports about what sessions may have discussed with the russian ambassador. david wright has the president
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sounding off. >> reporter: president trump at the u.s.s. gerald ford, the most advanced aircraft carrier ever built. >> this ship insures if a fight does come, it will also end the same way, we will win, within, - win, win. the president blasting out tweets at the fake news media. this one aimed at the washington post and it's bombshell scoop on jeff sessions despite sessions' denial that he ever met with russians about the campaign. >> i never had meeting with russian operatives or russian intermediaries. >> reporter: the post reports that the intelligence agencies intercepted phone calls with the russian ambassadors. sessions is in trouble with
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trump, days ago the president compressed his frustration at sessions' decision to recuse himself from the rush investigation. >> he is not afraid to throw loyalists under the bus. >> if the president fires the attorney general and tries to replace him that's a position that gets confirmed by the u.s. senate. >> reporter: a major changing of the guard, press secretary sean spicer is out, anthony scaramucci is in. he was not always a trump fan. scaramucci tweeted full transparency, i'm deleting old tweets, past views evolved and should not be a distraction purging his account of all past snipes at his new boss. david wright abc news washington. >> today on this week, george
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stephanopoulos speaks exclusively with president trump's lawyer, and newly promoted white house press secretary sara huckabee sanders. this week starts 10:30 a.m. on 6abc. carson wentz and the eagles begin arriving at training camp. camp officially starts tomorrow. the fans are invited to the linc for free practice that happens next saturday morning 10:00 a.m. the preseason schedule begins august 10 in green bay. jeff skeverski will have more in sports in 15 minutes. a 25-year-old from brigantine new jersey has been crowned the new world series of porker -- poker, champion. with the win, a jack 0pot -- jackpot of $8.1 million.
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scott scott blumstein beat daniel on the of pennsylvania. he beat 72 other participants. $8 million at the age of 25. >> some people have all the luck but i work with you. >> wonder woman is not done with the competition, big news from the star of the movie next. >> don't show me the money, the offer from visa just ahead. plus. >> reporter: it's peach time in south jersey, i'm nora muchanic in cumberland county where crews have begun picking one of new jersey's most popular fruits. >> reporter: coming up, the heat wave comes to an end today there are no signs of another one developing this week, however it's not all rainbows and sunshine in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we have another round of severe weather to contend with overnight tonight i'll run it down for you with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. ♪
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>> welcome back everyone, is no shocker here, wonder woman will have a sequel. wonder woman has grossed $770 million worldwide. it is expected to surpass guardian of the galaxy ii. warner brothers intends to do a stand alone film. >> i love wonder woman. >> wonder woman and bionic woman were my favorites. >> reporter: that shows you how old i was. >> suicide girls, suicide squad. , you are pretty old, though. >> reporter: listen, you're right behind me. >> i'm not saying anything, since i'm orderly than both of
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you. -- older than both of you. >> reporter: we have a case of the muggies this morning. the heat wave will come to an end. the high topping out 84, 86 degrees. if you're not a big fan of the humidity we have one more day to deal with it, things start to ease up in the afternoon tomorrow. satellite and radar behind me not too much going on. we do have one lone cell in southern berks county. we'll zoom into that quickly here. you can see showers and brief downpour around the ploughville area. that's all that's left from the heavy showers and drenching downpours from overnight last night. some of those could be in the form of severe thunderstorms. 77 degrees with a dewpoint of 70. we need the number to drop into the 50s and low 60s. that will happen late in the day
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tomorrow. relief is in sight. wind out of the west southwest, pressure holding steady. we made it, 20 days of 90-degree-plus heat. there's been officially five heat waves. on average we see 25 days where the mercury climbs over 90 degrees. we protected 32. last year, i don't remember the number, i believe it was 44 or 45 days of 90 degrees or higher in philadelphia. hopefully we don't get any worse than the 32 we're predicting. 77 in philadelphia. trenton, 72. 77 on the boards in atlantic city, cape may, 74. what we're watching is this little complex of showers and thunderstorms across virginia, west virginia, kentucky heavy showers and drenching downpours. there's another complex right here, east of bradford pushing into williamsport in north central pennsylvania. both pull east in the next
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several hours. that's where we'll see weather in the short term. mostly cloudy skies, stray thunderstorm south of philadelphia, very isolated. the main event is after sunset. future tracker 6 is showing by 11:00 p.m. to midnight in that time frame we see the heavy thunderstorms pushing across the western suburbs first, eventually in the city, this will be in the wee hours of the morning tomorrow between 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. there could be heavy rains that could produce flooding and road closures, some of the secondary roads close to creeks and streams. a lot of heavy rain is predicted on the forecast models. that will clear out quickly. monday, sun and clouds, maybe a stray shower, that would be about it. the bigger story monday afternoon is the lowering humidity leaves. overnight tonight, here's a look at the risks. lightning risk is high, downpours there's a high probability we'll see drenching
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downpours with the next round of rain. strong gusty winds, some of the thunderstorms could produce gusts 350 -- 50 to 60 miles per hour. clouds and sun, maybe a stray thunderstorm at times. 85 in philadelphia. millville, 85. allentown, 84. it will feel like 88 or 89 with the humidity. a little bit of a break, but not much. for the poconos not looking too bad. lots of clouds and humid, 75 degrees. jersey shore, lots of clouds you're not soaking in the sun today. you'll get a little bit of the sun, but not much. it's humid down there, as well. 84 degrees is the forecasted high on the sand. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, no 90s for a change. humid, sunny breaks, 85. numerous storms overnight tonight. sun tomorrow, 86. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, all look good, highs in the mid 80s. great! thank you. a golden retrieveer
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puppy -- golden retriever puppy in scotland is getting a lot of attention. he came out green, it is because of the green pigment in bile. i will fade over time, in fact it's already fading on forest. a baby that couldn't get enough of a cool treat. her name is emma, she kept reaching for a giant cone of ice cream. this is video of emma having ice cream for the first time. as kids normally do, she decorated her face with it. wait until she findsous there's a national ice cream day. houston astros brought out mock grave stones and buried carlos belltran's glove.
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he is 40 years old and doesn't play much, he is a designated hitter, so the astro team jokingly put his glove out of the misery. snail racing, may sound like like an objection -- they compete on a 13-inch course, larry the snail outlasted them all. he completed the course in in a mind boggling 2 minutes and 47 seconds. find out what i think of these videos by going to our facebook and twitter accounts. we'll be back after this.
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>> developing right now from san antonio texas, a tragic end to apparent smuggling operation to undocumented immigrants. emergency responders found 8 people dead inside a semi trailer in a walmart parking lot. police said someone called walmart saying there were people inside a trailer on their property who needed help. tragedy there, coming from texas. "healthcheck" now, a large study could change the way doctors treat alzheimers disease. researchers conducted a pet scan on four thousand people with memory loss. the results helped doctors determine which patients should be receiving drugs capable of
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lessening the symptoms of the disease. the study was to determine if the medicare should discover pet scans specifically for alzheimers. visa is offering restaurants ten thousand dollars apiece if they stop accepting cash. the incentive is to make more from processing fees and charges associated with the businesses that use cards as payments.
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waking up with us, 7:25 a.m., many people are getting pumped for football. the eagles are back, here's jeff
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skeverski. >> reporter: are you ready for some football? carson wentz will be among the eagles quarterbacks and rookies and selected veterans checking in for training camp today. they will on the field for the first time monday morning. he is not the only one with high expectations this season. one of the big story line, how jeff and carson wentz gel together. he can't wait for training camp and catch touchdowns from carson wentz. >> i'm excited for the team overall, we're going to do something special. we're going to put the ball in his hands and let him make plays and have fun with it. >> like i said the sky is the limit we have to go out there and put the work in. >> the phillies are trying to brew up a trade or two before the deadline in 8 days.
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starter jeremy hellerson may have talked his way out of going to a contender. not a picture perfect for heller deny -- hellerson. brown scores three times. brown on base, they have him, he is dead, right? , tommy joseph throes it, the ball -- throws it, the ball goes under him, he scores. they are getting booed and booed loudly. they score four times in the 7th. hernandez, 3-run bomb. they are within 3. 3 runs, game-tieing homer. they love it. they are going nuts at the yard, but in the 9th, he gives up
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three hits to the brewers and the game. i couldn't feel that, santana, phillies lose 9-8. >> that was a tough one to take, you know you're down by 7 runs, 8-1. i thought we had the momentum going in our favor, we couldn't get it done. >> reporter: the union in columbus last night they are short-handed because of the gold cup and injuries. john mccarthy the save in net. ugly. off a union player and in. he cannot get his hands on this one, wow! union lose 1-nill. they will get another shot at these guys on wednesday at home. this is sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a great day. >> 7:30 a.m., keep the umbrella
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handy we're tracking rain moving into the area, it should arrive later tonight. strong storms last night caused major damage in parts of the area. a tree split in half and landed on a car in woodland, new jersey. it tore down the gutter and took a which you think out of the porch roof. >> outside we go, meteorologist chris sowers is tracking the sunday forecast.
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thankfullily, chris, the -- thankfully, chris, the heat wave is gone. >> reporter: it is gone, but we're hoping we don't go through a round of nasty storms like yesterday. some of the one coming through tonight could be on the strong to severe side. the storms ripped through the viewing area that came through fast and furious, most of it was north of the atlantic city expressway in northern camden and ocean and burlington counties. lots of reports of trees down, best gosh numerous trees down. wayne same thing. philadelphia, wires and trees down. numerous reports in philadelphia county. medford, same thing, lots of wires and trees down. the atmosphere is souped up once again today. it only takes a system to the west to run right smack dab in the middle of it.
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right now everything is quiet out here, burr again late this evening -- but again, late this evening, into tonight severe weather. millville, 75. wilmington, 76. lancaster, 76 degrees, as well. satellite and radar, if you look right in the middle of the screen there, you can see there's not too much going on around the immediate philadelphia area. if you look to the lower left-hand side of the screen, more showers and storms developing across the virginias. another rounds of storms northwestern pennsylvania east of bradford. they are traveling east quickly and getting into the evening in the overnight. forecast for today, that should say sunday not saturday, obviously. jersey shore, 82 degrees, lots of clouds and sea breeze kicking in. city of philadelphia, 855 humid day, stray thunderstorm. poconos same thing some sunshine it's a humid day, 75 degrees is the forecasted high there. once again today is fairly
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quiet. overnight tonight things will get pretty active again. i'll be back in a few minutes and time everything out for you on future tracker 6. nydia? >> thank you. a double shooting in north philadelphia has killed one man and left another man critically injured. the action cam was at the scene the 700 block of west russell street. shots rang out at 2:30 a.m. both victims were driven to the hospital by private car. one was pronounced dead at the hospital the other is in very critical condition. philadelphia police have released little information in anther shooting that left a man hospitalized. the action cam was on the scene in the city's frankford section. a man was shot several times at 10:00. officers rushed him to the hospital. so far no word ons condition. happening today an autopsy is planned for a woman killed in ocean city, new jersey. police arrested and charged her boyfriend paul kline with first
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degree murder. 54-year-old denise weber's body was found at the wesley inn on wesley avenue. investigators have not said how they died, but said the two lived together. cape may county prosecutor and ocean police are handling the investigation which is still active this morning. another one of the four missing men in bucks county have been laid to rest. the community gathered for dean finocchiaro funeral in levittown yesterday. "action news" reporter, bob brooks was there as friends and family said a final farewell. >> reporter: the line was dozens deep as family and friends gathered to pay their final respects to dean finocchiaro. >> he will be missed dearly, very dearly. i miss him already, wish he was there. >> reporter: that's gus who said he worked with dean finocchiaro at richmond's ice cream in levittown. >> he always made me laugh.
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>> reporter: we saw t-shirts to honor the teen and a lot of support is there for his family moving forward. he is the last of four men found buried in the cosmo dinardo family farm in solbury township. after an exhaustive search, cosmo dinardo confessed to authorities to shooting and killing the four men after drug deals had gone wrong. those here said they can't imagine what the family is going through. >> losing a son, 19-year-old kid that had his life ahead of him. if there's anything i can do, i would gladly do it, but i can't imagine the pain they are going through. >> reporter: again, dean finocchiaro 19 years old, as for cosmo dinardo and sean kratz that are due back in court september 7. reporting in levittown, bob
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brooks channel 6 "action news." >> the wharton state forest fire is burning this morning, but officials tell us it is now contained. as of last evening the fire in burlington county was raging on 500 acres. the spokesman for the new jersey frost fire told us that it has not hit any structures, but people are smelling smoke far as 30 miles per -- miles away. president trump is sending off a tweet about the washington post saying jeff sessions spoke with russian ambassador. president tweeted the illegal leaks like comeys must stop. he spent the day on the u.s.s. gerald ford.
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>> president trump and i will keep fighting every single day until this congress puts on his desk a bill to repeal and replace obama care. >> despite repeated efforts, the republican controlled senate has failed to pass a healthcare bill. >> today was supposed to be a work day for the pennsylvania house, but lawmakers have gone home leaving the state still without a plan to pay for the 32 billion-dollar budget. house members rejected a proposal that would have called for borrowing $1.5 billion and joined hundreds of millions of dollars from other programs all in an effort to raise taxes. democratic governor tom wolf wants a tax on the marcellus shale. the greek island has been hit with aftershocks following
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the earthquake, a 4.4 tremor hit sending frightening residents and tourists running from weakened buildings. two people were killed in the 6 had not 7 magnitude quake that struck on friday. an out-of-control driver was causing a big mess. they saw a driver slam into a vehicles, some witnesses believe the man was high on drugs when he barreled through damaging nine cars. >> he was sweating in the car had the windows locked you mean and the door was locked, all i was thinking about was little kids. >> the driver went on to crash into more cars before the rampage ended. >> 7:38 a.m., a bumper crop of delicious jersey peaches is ripening on the vine right now. farmers say this year could be the best ever which comes as a relief as last year's dismal
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weather and diminished crop. nora muchanic has the story. >> reporter: jersey peaches are back and better than ever. farmers picking the luscious fruit. >> it's a clean crop it looks good we had the perfect amount of rain and sunshine. >> reporter: that's a big deal, last year because of frost and storms, ron lost half his crop. at sunny slope orchards in bridgeton, peach picking operations are in full swing. >> the pickers know what to pick. they pick the peaches that are most ripe on the tree. we might come back three or four times on the same tree because they ripen at different times. >> reporter: after they are picked they are washed, waxed and sorted and box to be shipped to air supermarkets within a day. >> very, very busy, 24 hours a
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week, 7 days a week. >> they are sweet and pretty and yummy. >> reporter: there are 2 million peach trees and this year farmers hope to produce 60 million pounds of the juicy fruit. >> we drove 45 minutes from atlantic city, from friends telling us you have to come out and check out the place to buy peaches from. >> the peach is very good, very good, very tender. >> reporter: you like it? >> oh, yeah, i come again. >> reporter: the garden state is the fourth biggest producer in the country. what makes the perfect peach? >> the red tone and the undertone will be yellow. >> reporter: whether you buy at a supermarket or farm stand now is the time for jersey peaches. >> jersey peaches, blueberries and corn. >> i want some right now. [laughter] there's much more to come on "action news" sunday.
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hundreds of children some some s young as 11 on the stage, we have 6abc going to upper darby. the heat wave is gone, but don't celebrate just yet, he'll tell you why, he is tracking rain moving into the area later tonight. we'll back after this.
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>> 7:43 a.m., just coming in
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from elkins park montgomery county. we've learned a person is confirmed dead in the fire that started in a twin home this morning just before 5:00 a.m. on the 600 block of spring avenue. heavy flames were shown coming from the scene when firefighters got there. again we've learned a person has died in the fire. more information at a brushfire is burning dangerously close to homes in southern california. that fire started yesterday in high highland. it started and scorched 20 acres which has not been contained. the when it -- whitier fire has been contained. >> time for the exclusive
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accuweather seven-day forecast. let's show you the view, live on sky6 live hd, mr. william penn from our temple university camera. he is looking at a sky full of clouds as we have overcast conditions and very humid conditions in the delaware and lehigh valleys, let's say for the next day and a half. storm tracker 6 live behind me, nothing is going on. we have one little cell in chester county. honeybrook if you're traveling along the pennsylvania turnpike, you may encounter this. it's racing off to the east, heading toward chester springs for the most part is on the light side. every now and then we pick up something a little more steady. all in all, very light and should dissipate very shortly. 85 degrees is the high, a day below seasonal averages for a change.
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the normal 87. the temple started out at 78. the normal low is 70. the record is 101. slatington, 69. lake harmony, 66. media. 74. newtown, 71. lots of mid 70s, south and east, is for the skew, 77. buena -- fortescue, 77. buena, 77. cape may on the point, 75. dover checking in at 73. most of the day should be quiet. as we look at storm tracker 6 live we set it in motion for you, we are expecting more showers and storms to race in here late this evening, and into the overnight tonight. some of these storms could be on the strong side once again, we have a lot of humidity 0 there which creates a lot of instability. anytime you pick up clusters like this, it spawns severe weather. case in point we had the storms rumble through, uprooted trees, trees snapped in half, power
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lines down we could see the same thing overnight tonight. there could be an isolated shower or thunderstorm today. most of the activity develops after 9:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. heavy drenching downpours and flash flooding possible. one to three inches of rain. damaging winds gusts 45 to 635 miles per -- 65 miles per h. today is quiet, peeks of sunshine. 5:00 p.m., stray shower or thunderstorm south of the city. the may not event is overnight tonight. by 1:30 a.m. you could see the drenching downpours when you pick up those colors that would indicate the straight line winds again. by 5:00 a.m. we see that mixed in across the region, especially west of philadelphia. heavy drenching downpours and strong gusty winds. 8:00 a.m. it is gone, perhaps the first part of tomorrow's rush could be complicated with
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heavy weather. the second portion of the rush hour should be okay as that races off to the east. monday, combination of sun and clouds, stray shower or thunderstorm and lowering humidity levels. today, humid, sun, stray thunderstorm, high of 85. again, the idea for today most of the time is dry. peeks of sunshine, 1:00 p.m., 84. 4:00 p.m., 85. jersey shore same thing sunny skies, humid, air temperatures in the low 80s. ocean temperatures in the mid 70s. cape may, 82. ocean temperature, 74. delaware beaches between 86 and 87. here we go, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 85 degrees today maybe a stray shower or thunderstorm, otherwise the main event is overnight tonight, for monday it's humid early with some sun, 86 and then tuesday and wednesday it will feel like a breath of fresh air i promise you highs both days, 83 and no humidity. >> breath of fresh air. that will be nice to be able to
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breathe. >> reporter: really. >> thank you. several high school girls are spending summer vacation exploring careers in healthcare. they spent the day talking to provisionals in the healthcare industry and got up close and personal look at various fields of occupational therapy and diets and nutrition, we'll be right back. to launch the pa able program, a savings plan for people with disabilities, including erin. open a pa able account today by visiting our website at
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by visiting our website for the upper darby performing arts center stage, karen rogers has 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: it is summer, 700 students from around the delaware valley participate in the theater stage program. the 43rd season features classics the whole family can enjoy. it is a program for young performers ages 11 to 28. each season the program produces 7 shows in 6 weeks. this is a place families
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can bring their children and see an excellent high quality show, kids come invigorated to perform. >> this summer's main stage musical is the philadelphia premier is the hunch back of north -- notre dame. i think they will walk out here crying. >> reporter: rounding out the season, the children's production how they became a pirate and curious george and disney's beauty and the beast. >> i think adults are pleasantly surprised when they come. >> reporter: the program helped jump starting point the careers of some of the biggest broadway and entertainment stars. including monica horror ran and tina -- morran and tina fey. >> the program offers lessons
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from 100 theater professionals. >> they get to direct a show and do marketing or design a set for the first time or costume. we pride yourselves on giving killed an extraordinary experience. >> reporter: the 43rd series of upper darby center stage runs through august 11. the tickets and showtimes arrest 6abc loves the arts. for loves the arts i'm karen rogers. >> did you know there's a part of a popular philadelphia park that is truly from out of this world? that's the topic of our latest episode of hidden philadelphia at we're taking a look at what's call the moon tree in washington square. it's one of only 50 of its kind. you can learn about its special history by going to philadelphia. watch all the episodes there, each one is only a minute long. we're coming right back.
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chris go. >> reporter: heat wave ends today, good news, right? we're still dealing with humid conditions, 85 degrees, partly sunny skies, sunny breaks and lots of clouds. maybe a thunderstorm. the humidity drops in the afternoon, stray thunderstorm 86. look at tuesday and wednesday, 83 degrees, both days we'll call it pleasant and combination ever and seven clouds. what's the one thing you don't see? no 90s. that's very nice. >> thank you. "good morning america" weekend is next on channel 6. "action news" continues later this morning. >> here's a look at the stories we're following for you. we have just learned that two people have died after a fire ripped through a montgomery county home. we'll be live with the latest
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good morning, america. and breaking overnight. trailer tragedy. at least eight people found dead in the back of a sweltering hot trailer with no air conditioning. parked outside a texas walmart. >> we're looking at a human trafficking crime here. >> 20 other people found in critical condition. the details we're learning this morning. ready to talk. jared kushner, donald trump jr., and paul manafort heading to capitol hill this week. speaking to lawmakers looking into alleged ties between the trump campaign and the russian government. what they hope to learn. severe storms. causing flooding in the midwest. roads and bridges washed away. hail battering streets. high winds uprooting trees. leaving tens of thousands in the


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