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into tomorrow meaning temperatures will get dangerously cold. >> philadelphia's office of homeless service has declared the first code blue emergency warning of the season. it starts at 7:00 tonight and runs through sunday at 7:00 a.m. if you see anyone on the street with no access to shelter indoors, please call the homeless outreach center, there's the number (215)232-1984. there are extra shelter beds available to house those who do not have anywhere else to go during this cold. >> all right, we have team coverage for you tonight. "action news" reporter john rawlins spoke to folks around town today about how they're dealing with this cold, but first let's head to the big board and meteorologist cecily tynan with more on the timing of this cold weather. >> hi rick. looking at least record lows likely to be broken tonight. today part of the reason why it was just so uncomfortable is the wind gusts. we have arctic high pressure building in so we have that that wind tunnel effect, philadelphia reporting a peak wind gust of 30 miles an hour, reading 35, trenton 39, millville 41 and atlantic city
the winds were howling, a peak wind gust of 43 miles per hour so you combine the winds with the current temperature, the wind chill in philadelphia 26 degrees, wind chills have been in the 20's all day long and the winds will be diminishing tonight but temperatures will be dropping very quickly. satellite and radar showing we don't have any cloud cover to trap in the heat of the earth, some very good radiational cooling tonight and temperatures dropping near record low levels and a freeze warning has been posted for essentially everywhere where we haven't had a freeze yet. this is the end of the growing season. actually in philadelphia we even haven't had a frost yet but tonight a freeze, temperatures dropping very close to the record low. philadelphia the record low 21 set back in 1961. probably within 2 degrees of that but allentown likely a new record low of 16. trenton a new record of 20, shattering the record low of 25. wilmington a new record of 21, atlantic city all the way down to a record low of 19 am i. tracking a rebound of
temperatures, though. i'll have details on that in the accuweather forecast. monica. >> thanks cecily. what better time to start enjoying winter activity. taking a live through through our sky6 camera at the rothman ice rink. it officially opened for the season today. veterans and active military members by the way can skate for free all day today. "action news" reporter john rawlins live along the ben franklin parkway with more on how other folks are dealing with this first cold blast. hi, john. >> reporter: hi, monica. well, it was cold and miserable out here today in center city, i'll say that. just how miserable depended on where you stood literally. if you were on the sunny side of the street not too bad. if you were on the windy shady side of the street not too good. >> just blustery and cold and my lips are frozen . >> [laughter] >> raining. >> reporter:. >> reporter: whether it seems is in the eye of the beholder. some at the art museum steps staying warm doing their rocky
run. folks in the sun and sheltered from the wind it wasn't too bad today. this couple enjoying playing a game of oversize chess near the free public library. >> the temperatures doesn't make a difference to you. >> i don't know, i'm okay. yeah, i like the sun. >> reporter: but step into the shade and add in the brisk flag snapping wind and conditions could go downhill fast. >> it feels like going down a wind tunnel down this parkway here. so, i wish i wore a bigger jacket and my gloves. >> reporter: it was along that wind tunnel at the edge of logan square we found this landscape crew planting hundreds of pan sees and tulip bulbs. >> it's windy. >> reporter: wind is real problem. >> yes. cold you got to keep moving to keep warm and, hey, that's your work, you can't be stopping 'cause you get cold. >> reporter: so, something of a downhill slide today. it was merely cold this morning, then in the afternoon
it felt a lot colder because of the wind chill and now the expected deep dive in the mercury overnight which has prompted the city to call its first code blue of the season. live in center city, john rawlins channel6 "action news." >> john thank you. as temperatures plunge this weekend check in at 6abc.com for the latest forecast information, also an updated listing of code blue alerts posted for your area. in other news tonight four philadelphia police officers are recovering following a crash in kensington early today. authorities say it happened when two sets of officers were both pursuing a red honda civic because the driver was wanted in connection with a shooting. then at c and allegheny, the police cruisers collided and one smashed into the side of a home. all four officers were rushed to temple hospital for treatment. all are expected to survive. >> a woman was stabbed and set on fire in west philadelphia this morning. somebody from her own family
is now facing criminal charges from it. it happened in a home in the 1300 block of north 53rd street about 8:00 a.m. officers went there after getting 911 calls about a person screaming. there they found the woman with a stab wound to the stomach and burns to the back of her body. she was rushed to the hospital and is listed in extremely critical condition right now. detectives say it was all touched off by a family argument. a man was violently beaten at a north philadelphia gas station and it was all caught on camera. the attack happened november 1st at the speed way in the 500 block of west lehigh avenue. that victim was attacked by two other men as you can see. now during the fight one of the suspects pulled a baseball bat and knocked the victim to the ground. he suffered injuries to the face and head. he was placed in a medically induced coma at temple university hospital. >> more fallout tonight after allegations of sexual misconduct against comedian louis c.k. and now a shocking turn, the comedian responded to the accusations directly
this afternoon. we get more now from abc's marci gonzalez from los angeles. >> reporter: comedian louis c.k. to you confirming the allegations of sexual misconduct against him are true. the star saying in a statement i have been remorseful of my actions and i've tried to learn from them and run from them. now i'm aware of the extent of the impact of my actions. the new york times broke the story reporting this comedy duo's account of meeting ck at a show in 2002, the women saying ck invited them to have a drink in his room. when they arrived he asked if he could expose himself in front of them. they said they thought it was a joke and laughed it ought. he proceeded to take it off get completely naked and touch himself. two other women sharing similar allegations a fifth alleging he engaged in a sexual act while on the phone with her. >> he was such a powerful figure and he loomed large and they felt shame around it. >> reporter: the comedian
known for hisself deprecating humor and jokes about male hypocrisy. >> there's no greater threat to women than men, we're the number one threat to women. >> reporter: facing fast backlash. the production company behind his new film i love you daddy. >> you divorced me while i was a loser so you lost. >> reporter: now canceling its release. hbo removing him from the night of too many stars special and taking down past products from its on demand services also netflix announcing it's scrapping plans for planned standup special because of ck's "unprofessional and inappropriate behavior." fx is also canceling its association with ck saying he'll no longer serve as executive director or get compensation for the four shows fx was producing with him. lastly in his statement ck says after a long career of saying anything he wants he will now "take a step back and take a long time to listen." reporting live in los angeles,
marci gonzalez channel6 "action news." >> thank you for that report. the alabama republican candidate for senate and controversial judge roy moore is also facing allegations of sexual misconduct. he became a hero to some of the religious right when he refused to remove a 10 commandments monument from a judicial building. he's accused of assaulting a 14-year-old girl when he was in his 40's. moore has denied the allegations and says he's not going to drop out of the race. >> these aren't fuzzy memories. these are, you know, women who are very certain and confident about what happened to them. >> at least 10 u.s. senators many of them republicans have said if the allegations are true, moore needs to step aside. and world news tonight with david muir will have much more on louis c.k.'s admission as well as the other top stories of the day. watch that tonight following "action news" at 6:00. >> today devil dogs stationed across the world and here in
philadelphia celebrated 242 years of the u.s. marine corps. it was back on november 10th, 1775 when the continental marines were established by the second continental congress. the first place men signed up was in philadelphia. today cookie's tavern in south philadelphia carried on its annual tradition of throwing a party in honor of the marine's birthday and happy birthday to all. >> very nice. time for a check of our "action news" traffic report friday night. >> let's take it live to matt pelman to see what's rolling out there. >> i know a lot of people just want to go home and get under a blanket on the couch on this chilly friday evening but unfortunately a lot of them right now are struck in traffic here along 95, rick and monica. we've got two separate accidents on the southbound side. this is one of them southbound approaching cottman taking out the right lane. then up ahead at the betsy ross bridge there's a six car accident taking out the left lane. so double trouble means big delays on 95 southbound from woodhaven on down toward
girard. might want to stay on frankford avenue or the southbound boulevard, 95 southbound not a pleasant ride this evening. also watching that fire location in west philadelphia along fernwood street right by cobbs creek parkway but luckily our crash involving a child that was struck in upper darby has cleared out from by wood avenue terminal square there by route three and hopefully everything is okay with that kid. elsewhere in delco still have a crash at 352 and 452 by sunset of granite run causing delays that spill back onto route one baltimore pike as you can see but at least our crash on one itself has cleared. this is route one baltimore pike right at 202. often known as painter's crossing here in chadds ford and if you're heading southbound toward the delaware state line this traffic is all stacked up heading toward delaware because up ahead on 202 southbound there is an accident and in delaware also watching a crash in pike creek that just cleared as we were watching linden hill road at skyline drive reopened. we'll check it again though, rick and monica, in the next half hour. >> see you then. thanks matt. much more still ahead on "action news" tonight, you or
your co-workers family or friends may have already been exposed to it but there's still time before it takes off. we're talking about the flu. health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman has new stats about this year's flu season you need to hear. >> big news for "star wars" fans. turns out the new director of the iconic franchise says he has no plans of quitting. what that could mean for you fans when "action news" comes right back. you're going to like it. >> ♪
>> health check tonight government health officials tracking the flu now and activity is still slow but it is starting to increase. >> one toddler in california has died due to complications from the virus. health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman joins us with a look at our area tonight. ali. >> that's a very sad reminder that the flu can be severe and it can be deadly. now you can see on this cdc map there's more cases popping up in some states out to the west, down to the south, texas and then also up here in massachusetts. now, in our area, there's just sporadic cases but activity is picking up. we can't predict how the season will play out but we do know that it could be a severe flu season that peaks earlier than usual. the best defense is a flu shot. it's recommended for everyone older than six months old.
if you have an infant younger than that, then you want to make sure that people around the baby are vaccinated. hand washing is also an additional way to prevent getting sick. also today a young boy in ohio has received a life changing gift. students and staff at a local college built him a mechanical hand. three-year-old cameron haas is full of energy. he was born without his right hand. it's called congenital amputation but it hasn't slowed him down or dampened his spirit. his grandmother is it is a studt at northwest state community college in ohio. she brought the idea of making a mechanical hand for cameron to the department of science technology engineering and mathematics. >> i still. kind of taken aback by it. it just seems like it's -- it doesn't -- it shouldn't be that easy but it is. >> it took about a month and several proto types to come up with the final version. then 18 hours on the 3-d
printer. many students say the project was life changing on many levels. >> i thought it would be studying books maybe a project here or there. nothing like this. >> just to see his reaction and see what he said when he got it and watch him utilize it, it meant the world. >> makes me want to do more. i want to keep going. keep changing the world. >> a world changed by a simple machine and the help of others >> and a commercially made prosthetic hand typically costs about $12,000. the total cost to make cameron's was $60 and it was donated to cameron's family. rick and monica. >> wow. >> that's lovely. >> great work. >> great story. thank you ali. >> the first leg of an all day torch run for the special olympics of pennsylvania began today at citizens bank park. mayor jim kenney the philly phanatic and the police department and the athletes were there.
>> to be able to buy from amazon while you shop at a whole foods. the on line retail giant will open five pop-up stores next week in illinois colorado michigan florida and california. you'll be able to test products and learn about prime membership. amazon brought the grocery store chain this summer. it has spaces in 10 kohl's stores in l.a. and chicago. >> well, they are celebrating a real estate record in center city. the residences at the ritz-carlton lifted this large banner advertising the building's total sales of $275 million. officials say the recent sale of a $12 million condo made city history for the most volume and number of sales in a residential condo building. the ritz-carlton is home to 270 luxury units with views of city hall. well, the "star wars" movie franchise continues to live a life of its own. next month there's the release of the latest film "the last jedi" but that won't be the enter of the sci-fi saga.
disney has announced plans release a new "star wars" trilogy with new characters. the movie will likely come out sometime after the year 2020. in addition to the new trilogy there's plans to roll out a live action "star wars" tv series developed for disney's streaming service. disney is the parent company of 6abc. >> one of the most expensive things at a wedding can be the professional pictures. imagine paying for the pictures and never getting to see those precious memories again. troubleshooter nydia han has the story of heartbreak and hope on "action news" at 11:00 and here is a preview. >> reporter: we're so used to instant photos these days whether we take them on our phones or a digital camera. imagine how you would feel if your professional wedding photos didn't materialize for years. >> we don't have our photos. it's been five years. and i just don't want him to do this to anybody else. >> reporter: this story is sure to renew your faith when it comes to getting a business to do the right thing even if
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because it's getting even colder out there. let's head over to the "action news" weather center. how is this for timing? the coldest air mass of the season and the rothman ice rink is opening now, has opened, dillworth park. you got to bundle up if you're heading out there. if you look at the trees, you can see the trees kind of blowing a bit in the breeze. the winds are beginning to diminish. we have sustained winds today at about 20 miles an hour, gusts up to about 40 now sustained winds dropping generally about nine to 16 miles per hour. if you notice the streamline, the arrows out of the northwest, that's pulling down that cold air that used to be up in the arctic and this is the way it feels. the wind chill 26 in philadelphia, feels like 27 in pomona, 21 in lancaster and the wind chill currently in allentown all the way down to 20 degrees. so, satellite and radar showing that there are no clouds up ahead to kind of trap in the heat of the earth. so that what happens tonight, we get really good what's called radiational cooling. the heat 42 the sun that was
absorbed during the day, what little we got goes straight foot into the atmosphere. winds diminishing temperature dropping quickly. philadelphia 23 degrees, only 2 degrees shy of our record low. allentown likely a record low of 16. everywhere you see the asteric those are record lows. trenton 21, atlantic city airport 19, reading down to 17 and wilmington 21. philadelphia dropping town to 23. again it's not a record but it's very unusual to be this low this early in the season. the 30 year average for a 23-degree temperature is december 11th. last year we didn't drop this low until december 15th. two years ago, january 4th, so we're running about a month ahead of schedule. now, science geeks tomorrow morning, i know rick's listening to this, there's a rocket launch from wallops island the antaras.
viewing will be limited. the best chance of seeing the rocket lunch will be if you live in southern delaware or southern new jersey. future tracker showing tomorrow morning at 8 o'clock as rick is outside looking for that that rocket, the win child 18 in philadelphia. the poconos down to seven, atlantic city 17, allentown 19. the winds will diminish though tomorrow so future tracker showing in the afternoon wind chills generally in the 30's so it's certainly going to be cold bullet not as harsh as today. so, the five day at 5:00 showing tomorrow not as harsh, 40 degrees the high. sunday mix of clouds and sunshine, 49. 53 degrees on monday with chance of morning drizzle. tuesday and wednesday seasonable, temperatures in the low 50's. i'll let you know if we warm up even more in the seven-day forecast coming up guys. >> i'll have my alpaca on with apes of -- a piece of tape in the middle. >> i would pay to see that. >> how much would you pay. >> a lot. much more when we come back.
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death of a little toddler in the city's olney section. we know the child pulled the trigger himself but now there's new information about where that gun came from. we're live with details. plus, a candid moment captured on the sidelines of a meeting during president trump's asia trip much the moment that trump spotted russia's president during a photo op. and a cold snap from the midwest to the northeast is making it feel more like january than november. we'll show you how folks are coping with this arctic blast. >> and now the details. we begin with president trump's overseas trip through asia and while he has a packed schedule of meetings it was one in particular that caught the eye of photographers in vietnam today. the president was spotted shaking the hand of russian president vladimir putin on the sidelines of the apec summit. the two men had no formal meeting and appeared to greet each other warmly. karen traverse is with the president and filed the report from vietnam. >> reporter: north korea
dominated first half of the president's trick and now trade and economic issues are front and center. the president today delivering a tough message saying the united states will no longer tolerate countries that don't play by the rules. before getting down to business on economic issues apec leaders came together for dinner. president trump and other world leaders sporting vietnam shirt coats a rare shift from the president's usual suit and tie. earlier today president trump talking tough on trade. >> we are not going to let the united states be taken advantage of anymore. >> reporter: it was an america first speech from the president but his message to apec nation leaders they should do the same in their countries. the massive trade deficit the u.s. has with china has loomed large on president trump's asia tour. once again he said it's the fault of previous u.s. administrations. >> i do not blame china. >> reporter: declaring the u.s. will no longer endure cheating. president trump didn't specifically mention china but his message was loud and
clear. >> we will not remain silent as american companies are targeted by state affiliated actors for economic gain whether through cyber attacks, corporate espionage or other anticompetitive practices. >> reporter: leaders here in asia are anxious about what president trump's nationalist ic policies mean for them. the president pulled the u.s. out of the trans-pacific partnership but says he'll meet one-on-one with anyone who will practice fair trade. this meeting brings president trump face to face with nearly two dozen world leaders including vladimir putin. last week the president said he wanted to meet with the russian president and is going to push for his help on north korea. there is no formal meeting between the two leaders on the agenda. the white house says that's due to scheduling conflicts but says the presidents could run into each other and chat for a bit. karen travers abc news traveling with the president
in vietnam. >> there's new information about the fatal shooting of a toddler inside of a home in the city's olney section yesterday. investigators now say that little boy shot himself and police are revealing troubling details about the gun. "action news" reporter vernon odom is live at police headquarters with those details. vernon. >> reporter: good evening, rick. that child was killed with a handgun reported stolen in 2015 out in montgomery county. the question tonight, who brought it to his olney home? no one in that house is if he ising up, fessing up much less who left it in the basement where this poor doomed child could get to it. >> no one is coming forth with the truth. >> reporter: four adults were in and out of this olney home yesterday where 22-year-old kareem lawson shot himself to death. the mother, the father and uncle and a grandfather. but no one is telling police how a 9-millimeter handgun reported stolen in cheltenham
montgomery county in 2015 got there. >> at this point no one has come forward with the truth concerning that but investigators are working around the clock to ensure that truth is discovered. >> reporter: all signs the child found the gun in a basement closet and started handling it and then tragically struck. the child died of a bullet wound to the head. >> the two-year-old child soon to be three is gone and the adults who were responsible for that weapon being in the home are claiming no responsibility trying to avoid accountability for their actions. it's disheartening. >> reporter: police have recovered the weapon involved. it was missing for a time yesterday. but eventually the mother led them to a trash receptacle in backyard. >> not going to stop until the truth is discovered and found out. two heroes should not be able to assess deadly weapons. >> reporter: the police commissioner has a 10-year-old son, far older than ibn kareem
lawson but he continues to press the case at home. >> he's able to understand those messages. a baby is not so you got to do everything possible to have the gun. i'm not making an argument about pro-or antigun statements but, you know, if you're going to have them you got to do what you got to the do to protect yourself and your family. >> reporter: monica, the police investigation is not over. in the end once police present their package to the d.a. it will be up to the district attorney to decide which charges and whom they'll be filed against ruling out here negligent homicide. i'm vernon odom channel6 "action news" at police headquarters in center city. >> thank you so much vernon. >> ♪ meantime from our new jersey news room police in maple shade are piecing together a crash that left a pedestrian dead at 12:30 on route 73. officers were called to the scene. there they found 27-year-old julian sanchez suffering from
serious injuries. he was pronounced dead at the scene. a short time later the driver of the vehicle that struck him went to the police station to cooperate with the investigation. so far no charges have been filed. philadelphia police are searching to are three men who robbed a rite-aid pharmacy in south philadelphia. it was captured on the store's surveillance system. investigators say a man stood watch while the others forced an employee to open the door. the men then grabbed various medications and ran. if you have any information about the men, please call police. on capitol hill republicans are going full steam ahead with their sweeping tax reform legislation and today some of our local lawmakers weighed in. the house and senate have finalized their versions of the bill but they have just 16 days to get it passed. the centerpiece of both bills, tax cuts. but each chamber differs on how to get them done. "action news" caught up with democratic senator bob casey today and republican congressman pat meehan to find out what they're looking for in the legislation. >> i think we should start way
great cut for the middle class. and we could also help corporations but not a trillion and a half dollars that's permanent. that's just too high a cost. >> the average family is living on a thousand dollars of cushion if they're lucky. this is going to create tax relief for them. it's going to double and triple that amount in a year. that's going to be income that they can do something with. >> the house is expected to vote next week. the senate will begin debate in committee on monday. well, tomorrow is veterans day and today a number of veterans were honored with a special ceremony in south jersey. >> ♪ a number of local vets were on hand here at rowan college in gloucester county in sewell. the students veterans organization and the gloucester county board of chosen freeholders hosted the event. today's ceremony was accompanied with the unveiling of a new dedicated parking spot on campus. the signs read veterans park only and reserved for combat
wounded. all this week as a way of helping honor america's veterans you have been sending us photos of men and women who have served our nation. as we take a look at some of them we would like to encourage you to send us more. send them to us on social media with the #6abcaction. we look forward to seeing each and every one of them. >> happy veterans to all of them. time to check out conditions on the roads right now. >> for that we go to matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center with the lowdown on the slowdown tonight, matt. >> yeah, and skies have darkened now that the sun has set, rick and monica, but there is a little light at the end of the tunnel here along 95 southbound. both of our accidents, one which was approaching cottman cleared out. that travel time on the southbound side is quickly improving now that all southbound lanes are opened heading towards center city or maybe that villanova game in south philadelphia this evening. they are still working on that row home fire in west philadelphia. fernwood street by cobbs creek parkway is the intersection you'll want to stay away from and still working on the downed tree in west goshen
chester county along route three west chester pike so westtown road to the south might be a better bet but our crashes in delco, one of which was at 352 and 452 by sunrise of granite run, i said sunset last half hour, was just thinking that time of day, you know, they both cleared out so the delays in delco are thinning out. a pretty big delay on 42 southbound coming off the whitman bridge by 130 there's an accident although it looks like it may have just cleared. i was seeing flashing lights a minute ago. looks like all lanes reopened on 42 southbound. heading toward delaware or away from delaware delays this afternoon at the delaware memorial bridge. we know there's some construction going on and we've been seeing some slow speeds, just 15 miles per hour there on the northbound side of 295 headed toward the bridge and a few delays on the regional rails this afternoon and out and about this weekend don't forget you're on the buses instead of the trains on the northern chunk of the west trenton line. but enjoy your weekend, rick and monica. >> you do the same. thank you, matt. see you monday. much more still ahead on "action news" friday night. her baby watch was a viral
sensation that captivated the world. now there's word we may be tuning in to watch april the giraffe once again. >> plus, from the midwest to our area temperatures are dropping. we'll tell you how folks are coping with the cold. >> and meteorologist adam joseph tracking that cold air and joining us with the latest in the "action news" weather center. >> the core of that arctic air comes in tonight but it will leave us as we progress through the upcoming weekend. our high today was at midnight of 52 degrees. we fell into the 30's mid morning and right now we're at the lowest point of the day of 35. we'll talk about records overnight in that seven-day forecast. >> all right. plus the eagles may be off this weekend but believe it or not college basketball is back. jaime apody with details in sports when "action news" comes right back. >> okay.
>> time for sports. jaime apody is here. here's something to warm us up tonight. villanova basketball officially kicks off. >> happened kind of fast. i'm excited though. there's a chill in the air today and of course we all have the eagles on our mind. what makes november so great not only could we have dreams of a super bowl but dreams of another championship. college basketball crept up on us. sixth ranked villanova opens tonight against columbia.
jay wright has a highly touted freshman class. nova will play their home games with the pavilion being renovated. >> hard for me to tell what this freshman class is like until i see them play in games. up until this point they've been great in practice. i think they're prepared for this first game but there's nothing like when the lights go on. we got to see what they do when the lights go on. >> gabe kapler hired john mailly as his hitting coach. he spent the last season in chicago and retained coach rick cranny. dustin wathman was a catcher in the phils minor league and was a name thrown out there as a candidate for kapler's job. the sixers winning streak
ended last night against sacramento. sixers led by five thanks to robert covington who that 24. then with 13 seconds to play and clinging to a one point lead rookie fox hits the jumper to put the kings out in front. the sixers had one last chance but embiid's jumper rimmed out. sacramento scored the final seven points of the game en route to a 109-108 lead. unlike embiid the flyers came off a four day lawoff and didn't look rusty. claude giroux put the orange and black on the board first. second period sean couturier gets his. the ginger wine, they all have red hair they're red hot. everyone scores. flyers win three to one. friday night lights is not just high school football but temple who is on the road in
cincinnati. the owls looking for their second straight. they want to become bowl eligible they got to win two of their last three. >> every single game to us is important. we take it one game at a time so i don't like to make -- everything about what we do in practice is huge. everything about what we do in the games is huge. so every game matters and i've said it before we don't rank what makes something more important. every single thing we do in this program is important. >> coach collins will lead a vente latte tomorrow morning because he'll head to cincinnati to our 6abc studio to recap the game on temple football playbook. stick with 6abc from morning until night. we have a big time game between notre dame and miami. the hurricanes longest winning streak in the country. should be a good one tomorrow night at 8:00 on channel6. >> we're not watching the eagles sunday. >> no, what are we going to do with ourselves. >> we'll find something. >> might have to do some yard
work or something. >> yard work? [laughter] >> i'll find a football game that's for sure. >> well is the world ready for giraffe cam part two. word tonight april the giraffe may be pregnant again. you may remember last spring when millions of people tuned in to keep an eye on the giraffe. today the adventure park owner refused to deny or confirm she may be pregnant again. millions of folks as you know watched the april 15th delivery of april's baby boy. here we go again. >> here we go. much more still ahead on "action news" friday night. the exclusive accuweather forecast. >> all right. you're taking a look through our sky6 cameras at the center city skyline. hopefully it will come up. if not -- >> there we go. >> how about that? magical. >> you're welcome. >> adam joseph with details. rick had nothing to do with it. >> i did. i just called it. please stay ouo
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for it. so we're good. >> it's too cold for me. it's nice to come out and see it for a little while but then the car is right there and then i can warm up. >> this morning in chicago they tied the record low temperature for november 10th at 18 degrees. >> all of it just as adam predicted and i'm afraid to ask what's next. >> records overnight tonight here as well but then we get a warm up here so kind of snuck up on us this year this cold. >> absolutely. >> live on sky6 over the ben franklin bridge the sun is set. and the winds are starting to relax a little bit. it was that wind that really added a bite to the air today especially if you were walking in downtown philadelphia seeing some of the sights, that wind tunnel effect was kind of driving through some of the center city streets and right now wind chills are around 20 degrees for allentown, 26 philadelphia, 22 in trenton, 26 in beach haven, millville 30 degrees so everyone on the board feeling
below freezing right now and as we push forward into the friday evening hours, those feel-like temperatures stay in the 20's and it's really not until about 9, 10 o'clock that they start to pull back into the teens for center city and as you can see it kind of stays steady. 18, 19 degrees as we go through about 2 o'clock in the morning and that's because the wind will relax overtight tonight so not going to drive those wind chills into the single digits. however, you may start to feel your lips chap or your hands start to crack a little bit and it's all because of that bone dry air from canada, that arctic air has very little moisture in it so the atmosphere needs moisture and it starts to rob it from our bodies and that is because of those dewpoints being well into the single digits but again, we'll start to turn that around the second half of the weekend. satellite and radar some high clouds early on the day but as you note, those clouds basically fading offer of the satellite here so overnight tonight a lot of stars upstairs and with that that wind coming down, no harsh
wind chills late tonight but we'll see record low temperatures in allentown, possibly at 16, 17 reading, 20 in trenton, 21 in wilmington, 22 in dover. not a record for philadelphia but pretty close to it by about 2 degrees off, 23 is what we're expecting in the city. so, from the city in philadelphia, delaware county, all points down to the south there's a freeze warning overnight. why isn't there a freeze warning elsewhere, it's going to be just as cold. well, the growing season has already ended there, southern areas it hasn't been that low so far this year so by tomorrow morning everyone can say so long to that growing season. as we go through november 11th on veterans day a high temperature of 40 degrees, not as harsh because the winds will be lighter. temperatures still pretty chilly, upper 30's to around that 40-degrees so you still need to bundle up with high pressure nearby but again, at least we won't have that harsh wind near 40 miles an hour. then that high pulls to the east we're back to near 50 on sunday, morning sun giving way to increasing clouds in the
afternoon as a warm front approach. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, it is dry over the weekend 40 degrees tomorrow. near 50 on sunday. sunday night monday morning that front comes through with a shower or two returning sun on monday afternoon of 53 and then tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday is pretty seasonable for the middle of november. here sun and clouds each and every day with high temperatures between about 53 and 55 degrees. so, not a bad week ahead and overall the weekend improving from where we were today. >> all right. >> thank you adam. >> thank you adam. >> much more. >> still ahead on "action news" friday night a little trinket you can pick up for the person who has everything. >> that's right. if you know somebody in the market for a tin cup for example. tiffany's has a fancy one just what you have been looking for but you're not going to believe what it cost. that and more when "action news" comes right back. >> afraid to ask. eligible for medicare?
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rodgers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪ >> friday night a freeze warning is posted for the region and pomp and circumstance honors veterans in delaware county. but the big story on "action news" tonight is a grinding crash between two philadelphia police cars. you don't often see two smashed and mangled police cruisers but that was the scene at d and indiana in the kensington section of the city. the police were on their way to shooting scene at c and
allegheny. one of the vehicles snapped a utility pole like a match stick. "action news" reporter bob brooks is live at temple university hospital. bob, the most important question here, how are the four police officers who were hurt? >> reporter: well, jim, happy to report those four officers are expected to be okay. but once you see this crash and the aftermath you realize we're lucky that we can report that tonight. now, also new tonight we spoke with an eyewitness who saw it all. let's take a listen. >> they crashed against each other and then it looked like "fast and the furious." the car kept spinning. >> reporter: that's sean a witness able to give a firsthand account to the violent crash between two philadelphia police suv's this morning. it happened just after 10 o'clock in kensington. >> i seen one cop car coming up the 2900 block of d street and one was coming up indiana avenue. >> reporter: a surveillance video from a corner store we see the moments just before the suv's