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♪ >> live from center city in philadelphia this is fox 29 news at 10:00. fall is right around the corner, but it doesn't feel like it tonight. the air-conditioners working overnight as the seventh heat wave grips the region. it was a record-breaking day across the area. good evening, everyone, i'm chris o'connell. >> i'm dawn timmeney. just days into the new school year students are sent home early because of the scorching heat of parents from districts across the region had to rearrange their schedules to pick up their children because it was simply too hot to go to class. >> we have team coverage tonight as the dangerous september heat wave continues. brad sattin live outside of citizens bank park where fans
braced the heat to see bruce springsteen but first let's check in with meteorologist scott williams to find out how much longer this heat will last. scott. >> hi there, chris. looks like more record-setting heater he heat for tomorrow but it is official. the seventh heat wave of the season for the philadelphia area. wednesday's high 91. 95 yesterday and 95 today. putting us in the record books. take a look at the records across the area. philadelphia 95. 95 in wilmington. 97 a new record in atlantic city. trenton hit the mid 90s. low 90s toward reading and allentown. no new records there. at this late hour, 84 degrees. feels like temperatures across the area still in the 80s across much of the area. it feels like 78 in millville. 88 what it feels like in dover. it still feels like 90 in wilmington and philadelphia. it feels like 86 right now in berks county, reading so for tomorrow, more dangerous heat. the heat advisory has been extended through tomorrow night. feels like temperatures by the
afternoon will approach the triple digits. in fact take look at the clock. by tomorrow afternoon, the i-95 corridor, 2:00 o'clock, feeling like 101 in philadelphia. wilmington and trenton. so that will be the danger for tomorrow. coming up a hot start to the weekend. some storm chances. some cooler air once again for the second half of the weekend and believe it or not a fall preview in in that seven day forecast so stick around for details on that. >> all right, scott, thank you. meantime people in south philadelphia said what heat tonight as they tailgated and enjoyed some great music. >> both adele and bruce springsteen playing at the wells fargo and citizens bank park tonight. brad sattin joined the crowds in south philadelphia in the heat. but brad, i know the weather is not going to turn these fans away. >> reporter: no. can you hear them cheering? bruce is in the middle of a set right now going strong. it's interesting on wednesday he performed for four hours and four minutes. the show goes on. if he does the same thing again tonight, the adele crowd could
possibly be home in bed. forget the thermometer here the only thing hot in south philly to night was the music. ♪ >> reporter: the boss did not disappoint. he's forgiven if he broke a sweat on this hot summer night in south philly performing outside at citizens bank park. the calendar may say fall is just days away but earlier tailgating was anything but a cool experience. still we found this penn state student focused on her studies in between selling. >> what did you sell more of pretzels or iced hot cold water. >> i'm going to say maybe water because it's really hot out here. feels like it's 90 something degrees out here. >> reporter: she sold us some. if you wanted cool head across the street to the wells fargo center where air-conditioning was a nice indoor bonus fort adele concert. we found this mother and daughter headed there opposite everyone else. >> do you feel lost in the bruce crowd? >> yeah. i don't feel bad. a little bit. we're excited to head that way. >> is this town big enough for
two world class acts performing a few blocks apart? >> ♪ >> reporter: call eight dueling tailgating party. it got heated. >> adele? >> adele. >> bruce! bruce! >> fans showing off their loyalties. >> i'm going to go you're going to the adele concert yes i am g as for favorite songs adele and springsteen fans had that in common. you can't name just one. >> can't do it. it's like saying, you know, what's your favorite kid? >> favorite song? god, so many. >> reporter: let's just sing one, shall we? >> no, no, no. >> reporter: man there were a lot of favorites tonight. hard to pick some of the one. if you want to see adele and you don't want to fight springsteen crowd, you can come back tomorrow because she is performing one more night here. certainly a good time. one other thing i wanted to mention. there was a guy who told me he bought his ticket here for about $150. he was here back in 1978 to see
springsteen and the ticket price back then was $8.50. so prices have gone up just little bit, guys. >> my first concert, born in the usa tour. i got to ask, brad. did he play your favorite song? >> reporter: you know, we've been in and out. i was there for the first three and sometimes the early songs are unrecognizable but as we were editing i did find myself kind of stomping my feet to what's that song i'm going down. is that one of them an few of the other big popular songs. so even if you don't know the names you're kind of stomping your feet and kind of singing along. >> tough assignment, brad. thanks. >> for sure. >> okay. >> as this heat wave continues into the fourth day you can beat the heat with our fox 29 weather app. get the extended forecast and have alerts sent right to your phone it's available at the i tunes and google play stores. well, we now know the identity of the woman police say opened fire on police in kensington last night. 33-year-old erika avenue says facing a list of charges to
night. investigators say she drove the wrong way down the 600 block of east clearfield last night. she then drove on to the sidewalk, that is where an officer was standing. that officer opened fire on her hitting her in the hasn't. she was later arrested along the 2900 block of richmond street in port richmond where she crashed. she's facing dui and assaulter charges tonight. tonight in cobbs creek, a barricade situation has ended with a suspect in custody but there are still a whole lost unanswered questions. we know tonight the two people were shot but it's still unclear why and by whom. fox 29's joanne pileggi joining us live from philadelphia police headquarters with the very latest. joanne? >> reporter: that's right, dawn. we are live at police headquarters where authorities are still trying to find out what initially led to that shooting and eventual hostage situation in cobbs creek late this afternoon. they called for reinforcements and additional swat team
officers put on their gear late today as this scene was unfol unfolding in cobbs creek. >> we got called for the disturbance and the person screaming we didn't get a chance tousers taken what this was about. gunfire erupted almost immedia immediately. the police they wisely took cover outside. >> reporter: this all happening in the 200 block of south millick street near 60th and walnut. >> all i seen was cops running up and down the street. i stayed in the house. when they arrived on location a female in her 20's opened the door. they went to dialogue with that female and suddenly a male in the back drop further back in the house started discharging a weapon at them. >> reporter: the woman ran outside. she had been shot in the arm. at that point, police learned there were others inside with the gunman. >> there were four other people and actually six people in the house. four children and two adults. there was a hostage situation that was on-going. >> reporter: police closed off the area. keeping residents inside their homes. >> i was just concerned for my
90-year-old mother who lives here. and the rest of my neighbors. >> reporter: fortunately cops made contact with an adult inside the home who helped them coax the gunman to drop his weapon. >> we knew he still was armed. after lengthy negotiations and talks with the mother she was able to tell us that that male was in a position where we could safely enter. swat entered that location was able to take him into custody. >> reporter: the gunman a, male in his 20's, was shot in the leg. he is believed to be the brother of the female who was shot in the arm. both are expected to be okay. again, police still investigating what led to this shooting and dramatic standoff in cobbs creek. we're live at police headquarters, joanne pileggi, fox 29 news. back to you, dawn? >> joanne, thank you. develop to go night, police are searching for a gunman in a triple shooting. among those injured tonight are two teenaged boys. police say the shooting on fifth and erie started around 1:00 o'clock this morning.
that's in hunting park. the victims 17-year-old and 18-year-old an 40-year-old man all transported by medics to temple university hospital. the conditions are not yet being released. authorities are on scene. they told fox 29 they believe the shooter targeted at least one of those victims. they are reviewing 94 by cameras in hopes of finding that gunman. a big night in sports world. basketball hall of fame inducting legends in this year's class. shaquille o'neal, yao ming and one of philadelphia' all time favorite sixers allen iverson. sean brace is live in the studio with more on now hall of famer ai sean? >> that's right, chris. if you had the under iverson getting emotional in the first minute of this speech you'll want to cash your ticket. look like ai was shedding some tears throughout this evening's ceremony. iverson stole the show by speaking from the heart and thanking every person that made role in developing who he was on and off the court including his college coach the hall of famer
himself john thompson. >> i want to thank coach johns johnson. coach thompson for saving my life. i was recruited by every school in the country for football and basketball. when i was in high school all that was taken away. no other teams, no other schools would recruit me any more. my mom went to georgetown and they would give me a chance. he did. >> i know dawn just got choked um. i was fighting back tears in the back room as well. iverson emotional. it was amazing speech. we'll have more highlights from the answer hall of fame's speech including a very special shout out to all the philadelphia later in sports. chris? >> one of the favorites. now as iverson takes his place
in the hall of fame, we want to know what your favorite ai memory is? share it with us on the fox 29 facebook page. there's a link at the top of the fox 29 home page at fox29.com. in south philadelphia it was a star-studded night all to promote peace and improve police community relations. councilman kenyata johnson hosting annual piece not guns basketball game at 18th and washington. shaquille okay for, brandon paul, cat barber attending the special night. organizers hoping the game played between the police department and the point breeze youth development league will create bridges. >> it's very important. right now as a city we're in a crisis of youth gun violence. >> by the way this is the 12th year for this event. it's been roughly three months since the delaware county police officer was shot seven times. well, today, he went back to work.
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flags in new jersey to be lowered at half staff on sunday in honor of the victims killed in the september 11th attacks. the governor says almost 700 thank you very much yanns were among those who were killed. well, we've been waiting for this day. big day for delaware county police officer lucky to be ali alive. officials honored officer christopher dorman today. he's the folcroft cop shot seven times over the summer and after today's honor dorman was doing something he's been waiting months to do. >> he returned to work for the first time since that horrible shooting. it was so excited about it. fox 29's shawnette wilson is live in folcroft tonight. shawnette, what day for this officer. >> reporter: yeah, dawn and chris. it was an emotional day for sure. not just for officer dorman but for his family and the entire folcroft police depth. >> excitement. a lot of excitement an lot of joy. >> reporter: officer chris dorman is back at work doing the job he loves after about three months off of the job. this evening he arrived an hour
early for this first day back after he was shot last june. he rushed inside to get right into uniform. >> absolutely, yeah. itching to get it back on. >> reporter: officer dorman spent a lot of time at the beach with his girlfriend, nephew and other family while he was recovering from being shot seven times. but he says he would have come back sooner if he could have. >> i don't like standing around waiting. i like working. i like the job i have, best job i've ever had and couldn't wait to get back. >> reporter: his father and nephew colin where there to see him off as he hit the streets for his shift tonight. >> i'm very grateful that my son survived all of this and i'm proud he's going back to work as soon as he is. but, yeah, i am nervous. and concerned but i know it's what he loves and that's way wants to do and there was no changing it. so i'm very proud of him. >> reporter: officer dorman's chief was also full of emotion watching him get back into a patrol car. >> he wants to come back to work
after he went through. it's easy to just give it up. you know i don't want to do that no more. after, washington i've been through. after -- but he wants to go back. he's wanted to come back from day one. >> reporter: and back here live, the day was even more special because earlier this morning officer dorman received a merit award from the delaware county district attorney's office for his heroism. dawn? >> shawnette. tonight in you decide americans started casting their first votes for the next president of the united states. early voting started today in north carolina. many consider it to be a swing state and both hillary clinton and donald trump are campaigning at full force ahead of the general election. trump was traveling to washington to meet with conservative grass roots active visits today and hillary clinton who has been endorsed by 110 military leaders met today with a bipartisan group of experts on national security issues in new york. she took the opportunity to warn against a trump presidency.
>> national security experts on both sides of the aisle are chilled by what their hearing from the republican nominee. that may be the number one reason why this election is the most important in our lifetime. new quinney me yack poll shows hillary clinton ahead in pennsylvania and north carolina. it shows donald trump leading in ohio and tied with clinton in florida. former president bill clinton in pennsylvania today to rally support for his wife. mr. clinton shook hands, took pictures with supporters at a restaurant in union town. a grave threat to international peace and stability. that's how president obama is describing a nuclear war head test by north korea. the president released a statement today condemning the test along with many other world leaders. >> the test even triggered an emergency meeting of the u.s. security council. fox's karen mchugh has the latest developments. >> reporter: strongly condemning north korea's latest
nuclear test powerful enough to register as 5.3 magnitude earthquake thursday world governments including the u.s. and china, the north's most important ally, are united in their opposition. still north korea is declaring its fifth and largest ever nuclear test a success saying the country is now mastered the ability to put a nuclear war head on a ballistic missile. in response, washington says the us will never accept north becoming a nuclear state and that new sanctions are now being considered against yank. >> we're very aware that north korea continues to seek as we could tell to develop this program. we're very committed along with our international partners to take steps against it. >> reporter: emergency meeting of the united nations security council was also convened friday to discuss a response and punishment. meantime, the pentagon joined japan in ordering military aircraft to the region to collect air samples for radiation tests. >> we won't stop our efforts in
working with our international partners to increase pressure on this very opaque regime in reaction to provocative acts like this. >> reporter: asked about claims that the north can now butt put a nuclear weapon a war head the pentagon says it is not seen the north demonstrate that capability, however, the u.s. says in assess system still being made and at this point defense officials take the north koreans quote at their word. karen hillary clinton hugh, fox news. a local cab driver is shaken tonight, robbed in his cab during rush hour. hear how it's not his first brush with violence in a taxi. >> it's another problem for the samsung galaxy note seven users. what the consumer product safety commission says you should do immediately if you own one. plus, backup cameras might make it whole easier to score driver's license in new jersey. what changes are coming to the driving test. ♪
now with tomorrow's traffic, here's bob kelly. good evening, everybody. are you ready for some football we got a whole weekend of football. tomorrow temple down 1:00 o'clock at lincoln financial field. super hero day they're giving capes to all the kids in honor of our law enforcement. on sunday it's the big one the home opener, eagles 1:00 o'clock lincoln financial field. septa adding extra trains in service all weekend long on the subway and the mark frankford line for all of the sports fans. we'll see you bright and early tomorrow morning for "good day philadelphia" weekend. ♪
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police are looking for three men who held up a cab driver in center city last night. it happened at a busy intersection at the height of rush hour. the victim tells us how this is the second time his family has been a target of violence. >> god bless me, you know, god saved my life. i said, thank you, god for that. >> joseph, is thanking god he's alive. the cab driver described in dough tale the strong armed robbery at the height of rush hour on a busy center city intersection. >> one like to hit me and one tell me, give me everything. >> reporter: he picked up three young men in south philly
and dropped them off here at 16th and samson. two men went to each side of the car, a third he says started hitting the driver in his head through the middle partition. >> one guy right here -- >> reporter: he says all three men went their separate ways and disappeared in the crowded streets. the robbers took a total of $110 cash. >> young people like to kill people because why not take $110 and you like to kill me for $110. that's no good. >> reporter: he knows how dangerous driving a cab could be of the this is the first time he was robbed but back in february, his brother also a cab driver was shot when three suspects robbed him. they were eventually arrested. the haitian immigrant with a wife and seven kids says he'd like to give up the job but he needs the money. >> i feel bad but, you know, i can do nothing. you know, because i still work. i got family. i got kids you know. >> police tell us tonight they are still looking for three young men in their late teens or early 20s.
investigators are looking at surveillance video from the intersection that may have capture the crime. a delaware zipline course is back open two week after a woman fell and died at the attraction. state officials declared the go ape tree tops adventure at lumps pond state park safe following an independent spec. 59-year-old tina warner died on august 24th after she fell from a platform on the zipline course. investigators say she fell 35 feet while she was waiting in line. many students had another earl dale today because of the record-breaking heat but not every school canceled classes. a couple is outraged with an air bnb after their reservation was decline. reason they say the company had them looking for another place. our scott williams tracking the weekend forecast. hopefully, a little cooler, scott. >> some relief is going to be on the way, chris, but the heat wave, it will roll on. at least another day. new information about the timing of a few showers and a fall
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♪ today's hot weather had all public and parochial schools in
philadelphia headed home at noon. but not everyone in the city had early dismissals. many charter schools stayed open in the heat. officials at one school in lawn crest made the decision to stay open. as fox 29' bruce gordon reports they're now catching some heat from parents and students. >> reporter: all morning long we watched parents pull their children out of the universal creighton charter school. it wasn't tech necklike dismissal time but they'd had enough. >> because of the heat and he has asthma. >> reporter: you're not going to risk it? >> no. not at all. my son nook on wood has never been in the hospital and i'm not going to let it happen now. >> reporter: only part of this nearly 90-year-old brick schoolhouse is air-conditioned. while philadelphia public schools dismissed early in this scorching weather, creighton put in full day. some parents and students were hot under the collar. >> my daughter' face was so beat
red i pulled her out at 10:00 o'clock this morning because her face was beat red mine son was covered in sweat. >> i feel like it's so hot it's too hot for us to be doing work and stuff like i can't concentrate when i'm doing work because it be too hot. >> reporter: one parent who came to complain about the swelters classrooms says she got surprise when she paid a visit to those in charge. >> you have the kids in the sweatinsweating okay but you hae principal or whoever else that's in their office have air. that's not fair to these kids at all. >> reporter: spokesman for universal told me kids in unair-conditioned parts of the building have been moved to the cooler confines of the cafeter cafeteria. hely told me universal is improvinumeducation at this schd with a charter renewal looming they don't want to see that progress stalled. >> literally you close a building three hours early that's educational time we lose for our children,. >> reporter: how much of an education are they getting in they're sweating and being moved to the cafeteria. >> what's so key, bruce, the children are not sweating. >> reporter: some parents are questioning the school's priorities.
>> at the end of the day it's about the safety of our children. >> reporter: universal officials insist no children were ever endangered by today today's heat. dismissing early once the school day way underway would have been a real hardship for working parents. that's why philadelphia public school officials made their call yesterday after checking witness forecast. in lawn crest, i'm bruce gordon, fox 29 news. you likely remember exactly when you were when you first heard of the attacks on september 11th. >> what about those who weren't even born yet or too young to remember? well, tenth grade history teacher in hunting park is making sure her students learn how the worst terrorist attack on u.s. soil changed the world. students in eden, ap social studies class at owes per ran is a charter school were giving the assignment of asking their parents and neighbors how finish impacted them.
>> she was with my i wasn't and my aunt woke her up and told her to look at the news and she seen and my mom like it kind of affected her emotionally because she felt bad because all the innocent lives that were lost. >> well many of these kids can really only imagine what america was like before 9/11 really hard to believe because most of them not even born yet. well there's good news for anyone whose about to take their driver's test in the state of new jersey. one of the most dreaded parts of the test, parallel parking, remember that? >> yeah. >> remember learning. it might have you worrying as much any more. >> can you parallel park? >> i can. >> can you? >> yeah. one of my good strengths. >> all right. thanks new law you can actually use the technology that many cars already have to give you a hand. bill anderson explains. >> reporter: i don't really look at the rear view camera. i guess i shall. it's been long time since a lot of us too, our driving test and although i admit i failed one time, i blame the system.
i don't remember it actually being that difficult but a new law that recently was signed in new jersey could make it even easier. >> changes are you can now use your backup camera to parallel park during the road test. >> reporter: what happened previous physical somebody showed up and tried to use their camera? good we'd ask them to disable the cameras and devices and also ask them to cover it up. >> reporter: i spent the day refreshing my memory about the test by talking to people either preparing for or actually taking the test. >> yeah, you can see what's behind you. >> reporter: you think it that help. >> i think it would. it's just an extra eye feature that will help you master your driving. >> reporter: most people thought using the cameras was a good idea only if you also used the skills to park without them. >> it makes sense. all the new cars in a couple of years will be equipped with this technology but as a driving school i believe we should still teach the kids how to drive the
car. >> reporter: inspiration for this story an assemblyman also a dad. he saw how silly denying the use of technology was when it actually hit close to home and impacted his own daughter. >> i was told -- we all remember what that day was. the excitement that goes along with it. the skill still to there and the technique must be learned. >> reporter: federal law requires that new cars have rear view cameras by 218. new jersey just getting started early or creating a generation of people who can't parallel park. tell us your thoughts. you can tweet us at fox 29 philly or comment on our fox 29 facebook page. i'm bill anderson, fox 29 news. today the us house passed a bill designed to help the families affected by the terror attack on 9/11. what it means they'll be able to do once the president sign it.
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♪ did you see this? terrifying sight in austin, texas and the driver is a life to talk about. the driver of this toyota for runner lot of control of the car on the ninth floor of a downtown parking garage. he says the car flipped end over end before thankfully one of the tires got stuck on a wire. it left the car dangling like this. bystander helped the 24-year-old driver out of the car. he is okay. firefighters and police were able to lower that vehicle to the ground. in your money tonight, an important alert for samsung galaxy note seven owners. if you have one of these devices, the consumer product safety commission says turn your phone off and leave it off. the agency says it is working with samsung to announce an official recall. samsung has already voluntarily recalled the galaxy note seven due to reports of battery fires
and the faa has advised travelers not to pack the phone, not to use it or charge it while on an airplane. a couple looking to stay the night in denver is claiming racism after the requests to say in an air bnb was decline. david stevens and his wife were planning to stay in the city for a night. they requested a room at a local air bnb. they were shocked to fine out that the request was decline. stevens thinks his appearance of long hair and a bush she beard may have something to do with it. well the company's decision to stay their denied their inquiry and he says calling prejudice on the issue. >> went on the website and found a couple places. i requested to book there, and not day later the they decline it. i mean i was booking as myself and what you see is what you get. >> the company announcing today non-discrimination policy that includes making profile pictures
less prominent along with anti bias training for hosts. change comes after months of complaints about host racism against many air bnb guests. you may want to check your stocks or not. today they plumetted giving the s&p 500 index its worst day since june. the three major indices posted their largest weekly declines in months. financial experts say it's due to investors growing nervous over the nuclear test by north korea and comments by federal reserve officials hinting at an interest rate hike. dow jones fell more than thee hundred 94 points. s&p 500 index lot of more than 53 boys and nasdaq fell more than 133 points. it's hard to believe sunday will mark 15 years since terrorists launched a devastating attack on the united states. how the nation is pausing to remember that terrible day. and our scott williams is tracking a steamy forecast. scott.
>> that's certainly right. at least the start of the up coming weekend, dawn. we'll continue to feel temperatures right around 100 degrees. but a front that will bring some relief and the possibility of a few showers and storms. new information coming up. ♪ big
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♪ the house of representatives has approved bipartisan bill that would allow the families of september 11th victims to sue the government of saudi arabia. the senate already pass add measure by voice vote back in may. president obama threatened to veto saying it would complicate diplomatic relationships with a key ally. they say acts of terrorism deserve to be exceptions. >> we must correct these erroneous court decisions anyone who facilitates a terrorist attack on our people will be brought to alleges laying. does it not prejudge the merits of any particular case. simply ensures the 9-n/11 families or anyone who makes faces the same situation can plead their case in court. >> 15 of the 19 highjackers from 9/11 were saudi nationals but saudi arabia has denied any role in the attacks and has never been formally implicated.
nation looks back at the deadliest attack on american soil. ceremonies being held in new york and washington to honor all those killed on september 11t september 11th, 2001. >> this as final preparations are underway for memorial services this weekend. fox's david lee miller has more from us from new york. >> reporter: sunday mark 15 years since september 11th attacks killing nearly 3,000 people. most of them here in new york city. the knock exchange holding a moment of silence. homeland security jay johnson visiting lower manhattan to commemorate the federal government's return to the world trade center. >> terrorism cannot prevail if we refuse to be terrorized. >> reporter: attacks commemorated in and around washington, d.c. as well. defense officials looking back with a ceremony at the pentagon where nearly 200 people were killed.
>> our pentagon community continues to serve this nation and protect our freedoms we will never forget those events that unfolded that day. >> reporter: house of representatives holding a ceremony on the capitol steps ♪ >> reporter: attorney general loretta lynch dedicating a plaque for the survivor tree planted at the justice department on last year's anniversary. >> we continue to stand vigilant against all of those who seek to do our nation and its ideals and its people harm. we standpoint full of all, all who have died and sacrificed on its behalf. >> reporter: in what is now a yearly tradition, the victim's names will be read at a ceremony at the national september 11th memorial and museum on sunday. there will be six pauses at the event to mark the exact moment of the four attacks and the time each tower fell. in new york, david lee miller, fox news. ♪ back to the fox 29 weather authority. scott williams is tracking this extreme heat for us. scott? >> i mean 95 degrees was the
high temperature today. we'll likely hit 96 degrees tomorrow. tomorrow's record is in jeopardy at 97 as well. so while we focus in on ultimate doppler out ahead of a cold front winds will stay pretty much out of the west southwest. the humidity will stay high and also feels like temperatures tomorrow approaching the triple digits. we have a warm front just to the north a couple of showers off to the west. and then here's the cold front that will bring relief. saturday night into sunday lowering that humidity and dropping those temperatures but we'll zoom in a little closer. dry for most of the area. but off to the west, just south of harrisburg, we're looking at some showers and storms. some of this activity could move toward lancaster, berks county, even the lehigh valley and the poconos overnight. in fact as we watch the clock, you can see we're tracking it moving close to berks county the lehigh valley the poconos overnight early tomorrow morning at 4:00 a.m. there might be some passing showers there but most of the rain stays to the west of the philadelphia area for the
overnight and early tomorrow. air temperatures right now 84 in philadelphia. 84 in wilmington. low 80s in dover but look at the feels like temperatures. it still feels like 90 in philadelphia. feels like 90 in wilmington, 88 what it feels like in dover. so for tonight, 70 in the suburbs. 77 in the city. cloudy, a stray shower it's going to stay pretty muggy and then for tomorrow, hazy, hot and humid. look at temperatures by noon. 88 degrees. 3:00 o'clock, 96. but once again that heat advisory extended through tomorrow evening. feels like temperatures approaching the triple digits so take it easy. down the shore, high temperatures tomorrow 87 degrees. 84 on sunday. maybe a pop-up shower but a nice weekend all in all. the poconos eighty three 87 for tomorrow. maybe an early shower or storm and then look at sunday. 75 degrees. beautiful weather and then looking nice for the eagles game. partly cloudy, breezy, low 80s
by kickoff. winds out of the north 10 to 15 miles an hour. so one more hot day to get through. that's tomorrow. 96 degrees. hot for the temple game lower humidity on sunday a high of 85. low 80s monday into tuesday the heat peaks again by the middle of next week but then behind that front, look at temperatur temperatures. thursday 75. 77 on friday. and look at the lows into the 50s that's even in philadelphia. back over to you. >> looking good, scott. all right. thanks, sean brace now standing by with look what's coming up in sports. sean, i smell something. football in the air? >> oh, yes, it is. eagles open the season at home on sunday. hear from the rookie head coach doug pederson about his experience at kansas city and what that will do to help out carson wentz and, of course, the answer allen iverson showed love to all of philadelphia and believe me, you have to hear this if you're a philadelphia believe me, you have to hear this if you're a philadelphia sports fan.
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♪ i want you to do me a favor. i want to you start conversation with any eagles fan this weekend about sunday's game versus the browns and guess what, they will immediately bring up the fact that carson wentz is a rookie and they will understand if he struggles. one rookie that isn't quite getting the same amount of attention is new eagles head coach doug pederson. last season while pederson was the offensive coordinator for
the kansas city chiefs he had a quarterback in smith that possesses some of the same skills we've seen from our rookie quarterback carson wentz. translation, look for a similar style of play calling from the eagles head coach doug pederson. >> the offense is -- that i brought is very geared to his strengths, you know, um, play action pass movement, his ability to run, run -- throw on the run, things like that. so there wasn't a lot of, um, having to shift gears and sort of favor his strengths. everything that we've done or what i've done in the past really fits him. >> oh yeah that's right. did you hear there's a big game on sunday. that's right. make sure you join us for the eagles home opener at 10am for fox "game day live" and giants and cowboys at 4:00 p.m. and we wrap up all the days action on sports sunday at 10:30. to the hoops very emotional allen iverson was inducted into this evening's -- basketball hall of fame. ai presented by former sixers
head coach larry brown. his college coach john thompson and sixers legend dr. jay. iverson stole the show by thanking everyone from tupac to michael jackson even thanking reebok for his lifetime contract. but the answer received his loudest ovation when he thanked us the philly fans for showing him unconditional love throughout the years. >> my relationship with the fans in philadelphia is like no other. whoo!? clap. >> thank you and thank ya'll for the support over the years. ya'll let me grow. ya'll let me make my mistake. never jumped off the band wagon. continued to support me like true fans are supposed to. >> speaking of those diehard philly fans still supporting the struggling phils. that's right the phils ended nine game losing streak last night in washington and we're looking for win number two in a row tonight. we pick it up in the top of the
eighth. phils down four-one. cameron rupp at the plate and i need a one dance. rupp with 31 shot to tie it at four. phillies showing that fight. looking good with the bats writ there. but unfortunately following inning bot. to ninth turner sends all the national fans home happy with a walk off homerun to win it. tough loss for the phillies right there. and finally, we head down to bristol, we're not big college football town. bristol that's football field? >> look at this. >> that picture right there they're hosting a college football game between the tennessee sole tears and virginia tech hokies. tomorrow 8:00 p.m. 150,000 people they're expecti expecting. could you imagine paying for that seat right there? >> it's like a pose statue stamp. >> that does it for us at 10:00 o'clock. dawn standing by with what's up at 11:00 o'clock. dawn. >> the boss is back on stage performing all his hits at citizens bank park tonight. despite the oppressive heat and humidity. we'll tell you how concert goers