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now on "action news," overnight downpours and now whipping winds. septa is warning about a potentially messy commute. >> a suspect is shot at the areas' largest mall, now police are connecting him to other crimes. >> the investigation into russian interference enters a new stage, a federal grand jury has approved first charges and an arrest could start as early as today. >> good morning, out there, let's get you going with accuweather and traffic, with david murphy and karen rogers a wet start today. >> reporter: it's a wet start and we have a handful of accidents and i expect we might see problems with regional rails. >> reporter: leaves on the road and it is rainy and windy, too.
storm tracker 6 live, i'll show you in a second. the weather center showing we have rain wrapped through the region yesterday an last night. and now we have a batch coming through, there's a heavier cell in that in the line of it. you can take a look at the closer view on storm tracker 6 live double scan that's progressing to the east of allentown and breaking up around philadelphia and coming in from the west. there's the movement you can see how this is wrapping around and getting ready to shoot off toward new york and boston. behind it light rain and drying quickly after that. so it actually looks like we're going to dry out fairly quickly, once we get rid of the morning band of rain. as we look at temperatures we are looking at a chilly start though, wet, windy, 48 degrees in philadelphia. 48 in trenton. 47 in allentown. 46 in wilmington, these numbers not changing a whole lot over the neck couple of hours, if you're dressing it is kids for the bus stop, dress them for the rain and temperatures right about here, the other issue is
the wind, we'll talk about that in a moment. the written will be wrapping around here and ending around the end of the rush hour. noon, 53 degrees, chilly and windy especially through the morning, but sun coming back. looks like a bright afternoon, breezy and cool, 56 degrees by 3:00 p.m. 54 by 5:00 p.m. checking out the wind advisory it will be in effect until noon. the gust will go as high as 40, 50 miles per hour across the entire region maybe higher than that at the shore. look out for debris on roads because of that. the halloween forecast is coming up, karen. >> reporter: you mentioned the debris on the roads. the wet leaves are creating problems. it's slippery out there. we're looking live at an accident that popped up. we have emergency workers on the scene, blocking the two lanes at the boulevard southbound at fox street you can see the emergency workers dealing with the accident, the rain is coming down, a messy accident scene
blocking two lanes, fire engines on the scene helping with the accident on the boulevard southbound at fox street two right lanes blocked. traffic squeezing by in the area. we have an accident on the schuylkill expressway westbound montgomery drive, that one just cleared, traffic moving better now, at least on the schuylkill expressway. the new jersey turnpike southbound here's a new accident in bordentown, just popped up, although it's on the shoreline i would watch for slowing on the turnpike. septa warns us about strong winds that could bring down trees and branches and wires and wet leaves on the tracks, we could see problems this morning, matt. >> let's expands on that idea as we go to katherine scott live at suburban station with more on the commute, good morning katherine. >> reporter: good morning, matt, that's right you want to check character travel route before you head out the door this morning. you could see problems, the rain is falling in center city.
we're seeing wind, we're standing on market street right now right by suburban station, you can see it is still a miserable morning here. septa regional rail service particular could see issues if the wind takes down trees or wires on the tracks. septa said it is strategically positioning personnel throughout the system for any possible issues that could see this morning. we had a rainy sunday, the storms continue overnight. this morning we seep the heavy rains -- see the heavy rains continues in some areas and pushing out of other areas. last night the river line light rail service was suspended between the transportation center in camden and the waterfront entertainment complex due to flooding. the rain is flooding in center city along market street. you want to take your time on the roads throughout the area. not only could you see flooding,
but the wet leaves could cause slick spots. take a few extra minutes this morning, you might need them. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." matt. >> thank you katherine. taking it easy right now mobile 6 parked at a traffic light on city avenue. as you see we've got the wipers going we'll be taking things slow as we get the greenlight to go mobile 6 on the move in lower merion township monday morning. >> a gunman shot a man in the back of the head in close blank range. the 34-year-old victim decide at the scene in west kensington to police say he lived four blocks away. homicide detectives are talking to witnesses and looking at surveillance cameras. shots wrack out at -- rangt at the king of prussia mall.
police shot a suspect who was wanted in two states. jeanette reyes has more. >> reporter: good morning, tam, that was an unfamiliar sound the sound of gunshots at king of prussia mall, but police later learned this was the third and final stop for a suspect who allegedly began his crime expree expree -- spree in delaware. >> he rammed two upper merion township police cars and attempting to run down officers who were on foot. >> reporter: it was a violent end to a string of armed robberies that began in delaware and ended on the second floor of a parking garage king of prussia mall outside of nordstrom. this is exclusive video of the police holding the area for evidence. a 9-millimeter handgun was recovered and stolen car. it was stolen at gunpoint from an 87-year-old woman earlier this month. >> during the robbery the suspect jumped in the back seat of the vehicle and put a gun to
her head and took her purse. >> reporter: no customers or employees were injured at the mall, but many surprised and shaken. >> this is like the biggest mall around it should have more security. you never see them around. >> i've been working here for ten years in king of prussia i've never heard anything like that until now, hopefully it's like its own instance. >> reporter: we expect to learn more about the suspect once he is formally charged including his name. as far as police officers involved they are on administrative leave which is standard operating procedure for this. matt. >> 5:37 a.m., the first arrest in the russian collusion investigation could come as early as today. president trump once again took
to twitter yesterday referring to a witch hunt for evil politics, but a white house lawyer insists that the president's comments are unrelated to the russian investigation. the eagles are riding a 6 game winning streak and one dedicated fan had a reason to celebrate the winning. rick green attended his 200th home game. he's been to one every week. >> i'm getting old to come out here, especially in weather like this, if the team keeps the run on, i'll finish this season out are. >> green said it's not just the team that keeps you mean coming back it's the whole envelope --
nfl experience. >> the rain is causing problems. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan is showing there's rain out there, as we change this over to the two dimensional view and move this. the last heavy band of showers is working toward the east. we are looking at some of that heavy stuff up in northern bucks county through quakertown pushing toward doylestown and lansdale getting ready to pick up some of this. eastern pennsylvania picking this up, too. down in south jersey not as much. looking outside, sky6 live hd there's i-95 it is wet. the camera bouncing, because it's getting windier out there, because we're transitioning toward the end of the rain. on top of the wind and rain you have to dress for all three
categories. the wind have picked up to 25 miles per hour. that's the sustained wind, gusts are higher than that. the wind will be gusting to 40 to 50 miles per hour. the skies brighten this afternoon and lots of sun come back. be careful of the wet leaves on the roads, they can be as slippery as ice because of the waxy coating on the leaves you can lose traction. gusts up to 32 miles per hour in philadelphia. 40 in wilmington. 37 in reading. the numbers have come up over the last hour or so. they will continue to build as the rain wraps out of here, gusts at times 40 to 50 miles per hour. the wind advisory expires at noon. it stays chilly today, 48 degrees with rain by 8:00. 10:00, 51. 53 at noon high of 56 degrees.
lots of sun and skies are clear. high temperatures across the region, looks like everybody is in the 50s today. 57 in trenton. 57 in allentown. a similar number in reading, 58 there. 57 in wilmington, 56 in philadelphia. 59 in millville. 58 in cape may, new jersey. we get to halloween, the rain is gone later this morning and it stays out here tomorrow. a mostly clear day, lots of sunshine, chilly. at 10:00, some of the kids might be in the school parking lot for the halloween parade, bundle them up a bit. maybe chilly and breezy. 6:00 p.m. as the toddlers might be wanting to get out there chomping at the bit, 56 degrees, a lot of things wrapping up, 50 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 56 today windy and chilly with winds easing back a little bit later in the day, but breezy in the afternoon. sunny and cooler on tuesday,
58 degrees for halloween. wednesday, 55 degrees a shower late at night. that could spill into thursday morning. clouds and sunshine, 6 degrees on thursday, warm high for the temple game. friday, breezy and warmer, 72. you thought you were done with the 70s. not just yet. we'll get one moore. there could be a shower. saturday, 64 degrees, you might have noticed the clock, fall back. you gain an hour of sleep when you go to bed saturday night. dry for the eagles game. >> more nfl players take action responding to controversial comments by a team owner. >> investigation is underway that two navy seals killed a green beret overseas.
section of philadelphia shamony drive and ford road where we have a car stuck in water there, another one just went through and another one going to make an attempt and this is something we remind you over and over again, you don't know how deep the water is, you don't know if there's debris there, or a pothole there, if you see standing water in a road, don't do what these people are doing right now turn around and find another way. >> a lot of people like to use this to go to king drive. >> reporter: we'll see this in other areas we have clogged storm drains and with a water on the roads. here's an accident on the boulevard at fox street. we have two right lanes blocked. we have crews blocking the lanes. traffic is moving by slowly with a lot of the vehicles involved
with the accident scene. we saw fire crews, boulevard southbound at fox street. as penndot zoomed out, you can see the traffic moving slowly in the area. the vehicle spun out facing the wrong way happening on the northeast extension northbound past quakertown blocking the left lane, just a vehicle spinning out right now on the northeast extension northbound another vehicle spun out here on the turnpike eastbound past downingtown left lane blocked. often times we see this in icy conditions, right, not when the roads are wet. we have vehicles spinning out facing the wrong way. white marsh township we had an accident that cleared at lafayette and morris avenue. on the vine street expressway we see traffic slowing storm tracker 6 live double scan not only rain but some aerials of yellow peppered in we have heavy rain moving through the area. that's not the only problem.
look at the gusty winds, 40-mile an hour winds at some point here in wilmington. 37 in the city. really throughout the area very gusty winds blowing down trees blowing the wet leaves. it's monday we want to help you plan your week. here's what to expect looking ahead. it's dry and cool for halloween on tuesday, turns milder on thursday, don't forget to change the clocks back on sunday. comments made by an nfl owner made many athletes take a knee for the first time during the game. all but ten members staged the protest yesterday. until this week not a single member had done show. team owner are bob mcnair referred to the nfl players when he said we can't have inmates running the prison. he since apologized. malcom jenkins and the players coalition invited the league to
attend a meeting today, but they declined. >> navy seals may have killed a green beret. he was found dead of possible asphyxiation. the two troops have not been charged they are special operation force seal team 6 that killed bin laden. new jersey attorney general is telling parents to look out for marijuana laced candy in the trick or treat bags. advocates for the drug say the warning is nothing more than a scare campaign. the attorney general said the warning was necessary because of the similarities in packaging of edible drugs and sandy. and candy. the pensions of
bed and pull the covers up. >> too late for us. >> reporter: all right, guys, give yourself extra time this ia mess outs there. we have two cars on the boulevard, southbound creating a mess fox street an accident. west mar borough township, a downed tree an another one blocking kresham valley road. >> reporter: this is the last band chugging through the region off to the northeast. we'll see quick drying during the rush hour. for now you have to deal with the last band. these sustained winds 25 miles
per hour in the philadelphia. the gusts are going 40 to 50 as we go between now and noon with the wind advisory. be careful out there. it will be chilly today, noon, 53 degrees, sun coming back, more than the icon is suggesting. 56, lots of sunshine, just 56 that's going to be the high today. chilly out there, tam. >> sun would be nice. >> well a father is speaking out about a bullying incident that ended with his autistic sun in handcuffs. the indiana father said police cuffed his son for attacking another boy. his son who as autism who has been bull areyed. >> i'm proud of what he done. a witness to the incident said she -- his son was bullied.
he transferred to another school where's father reports he is doing better. a bridge shut down over politics. their biggest triumph was a traffic jam. chris christie and kim guadagno's failures shortchanged our future. after 8 years- incomes are down, costs are up and our economy is crawling. we are better than this. i'm phil murphy together we'll build a stronger, fairer economy that works for every new jersey family. christie and guadagno left new jersey stuck.
start your day with the new hash brown scramble bowl from chick-fil-a. he stood up to north jersey special interests nobody delivers more for south jersey than steve sweeney. to increase funding for our schools. he stopped christie's commuter tax, saving south jersey residents over 200 million dollars. and he led the charge to pass paid family leave. aarp applauded sweeney for freezing property taxes for seniors and cutting prices on prescription drugs. "i got to take my hat off to him. he's a man of his word." steve sweeney. because there's more work to do to get south jersey's fair share. look that is the view at the
airport. if you're heading 0 out to pick somebody up, give yourself extra time, the roads are slick. >> flash flooding left a mother and son trapped in their suv. they were on their way home yesterday when their car stalled in kearny. waters from the heavy rain filled the vehicle. firefighters arrived in a boat gave them life vests and escorted them to safety. >> it's 5:57 a.m., still ahead in the next half-hour, phillies search for a new manager may be over. sources say the team's top pick has ties to a world series team. trial of bob menendez moves to a close with his attorney general last ditch effort trying to get the case thrown out of court. >> good morning, it is
6:00 a.m., monday, october 30. here's what we're following on "action news." >> as the rains move out, the wind are expected to pick up reaching 350 miles per hour. >> nj transit and septa has warnings for riders. >> a well-known tv actor accused kevin spacey of attacking him decades ago. spacey is apologizing, but it's making the controversy bigger. >> let's talk about the rains and winds. >> reporter: it's spells a mess for the morning commute. >> reporter: as we looking at the weather center we have a departure of the main branch. rain. you can see the stuff came in overnight. all the way to new england and pasting new york. we have a batch coming through, a heavy cell coming through with that kind of a line with heavier