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>> announcer: "nbc 10 news" starts now. right now at 11:00 a.m., more confrontations overnight between protestors and police in ferguson, missouri. good morning. i'm renee chenault-fattah. nbc's sarah dollof is live. >> reporter: good morning, renee. they're ordering in the national guard to bring, quote, peace and order to the area. this following one of the most intense nights of violence and unrest in this entire saga. last night we had reports of
multiple shots fired, several businesses looted, molotov cocktails thrown at officers. they responded by moving in with a tactical unit and squad team. it's important to mention that this happened or this started to escalate long before the midnight curfew. it started about 8:30 central time last evening. those protesters dispensing and heading out of the area when police began to fire that tear gas. that curfew continued on until about 5:00 this morning. it's expected to continue tonight. protesters once again vowing to be out on the streets. now this night of unrest follows the release of a preliminary private autopsy report that was ordered by the brown family. that report revealed that 18-year-old michael brown had been shot at least six times, including two shots to the head. a federal autopsy has been ordered by u.s. attorney general eric holder.
that is expected in the coming days. meanwhile, a plea from leaders here in this community for peace. peaceful protests, peaceful demonstrations following a very violent night. two people were injured by gunshots fired by civilians, they were not fired by police. back to you. >> sarah reporting for us. thank you very much for your report, sarah. well, back here at home, jury selection about to begin in the trial of a west philadelphia woman accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl from her school. "nbc 10's" matt delucia live outside the courthouse in center city. matt, what's going on there? >> reporter: renee, i just stepped out of the courthouse. jury selection is expected to begin momentarily. christina rugers was not in the courtroom when we were up there. her attorney said any jury selection is a crap shoot not knowing who he is going to get until it is all said and done. the 20-year-old is accused of
kidnapping a 5-year-old girl from bryant elementary last year. she took the girl to a nearby home where she was assaulted and later dropped off at an upper darby playground. she has remained there until that time. the attorney for the girl's family, tom kline, says that he will be in court as well during this process. he's not taking part in this trial but he is preparing for a civil case against the school district of philadelphia for what he calls negligence on their part. again, jury selection expected to begin momentarily. my colleague lu ann cahn just went up to the courtroom to take my place there. ragusta's attorney says he believes his client should never have been charged in the first place. he believes that there are other people still out there who are responsible in this case. we will continue to follow this, but for now we're live at the criminal justice center. matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." sky force 10 was over a grocery store fire in the past
hour. amelia's grocery store was evacuated here. the fire was in the back of the store. lewis road is closed between chestnut and oak. there are no reports of any injuries. two families are out of their homes after montgomery county apartment building went up in flames this morning. sky force 10 over boucher road and the township. fire started around 6:00 this morning. it was under control in an hour. no one was hurt but the red cross is helping some six people who were displaced. the cause of the fire is under investigation. two jet skiers are okay after being rescued in atlantic county. the two men were stranded in the bay near the 2700 block of bay shore avenue and brigantine near 11:00 last night. they pulled them to shore. there's no word on why they were stranded. >> announcer: now your "nbc 10" first alert weather. >> just a gorgeous start to the work week. bright and sunny conditions out there as we take a live look at
the philadelphia museum of art. and a spectacular day down the shore as well. look at all the folks out there. beaches packed as we take a live look at cape may from our camera atop the marquis did e lafayett hotel. brittney shipp is here with the forecast. it's looking great. >> it is. it's a nice way to start off the work week. there's a few clouds in the sky over center city. we'll see mostly sunny conditions and our temperatures mild in the late morning hours. 74 currently in allentown, 54 in pocono, 78 in philadelphia. 76 degrees in atlantic city. radar shot shows a few clouds starting to make their way up from the south. one thing we're going to keep an eye on is an area of lower pressure. it will stay mainly to the south of us. we could see a few showers moving into parts of the central and southern part of delaware as we head into the rest of today. as far as our future showers are concerned this is what we'll see as we head into the rest of
monday. we'll see mostly sunny conditions. as they develop near dover on the southern parts of delaware. passing showers or thunderstorms. i'll go over the increasing humidity and chances of showers over the next area coming up. >> philadelphia parks ranger attacked and police say he was just doing his job. this story first appeared on nbc10.com. now a witness captured this cell phone video friday night in love park. police say the ranger approached a group of skaters and told them that skateboarding not allowed. things quickly escalated. one of them started punching and kicking the ranger. someone in the group even videotaped the beating. we talked to the witness over skype who caught the attack on his cell phone. >> i mean, it was just brutal. it was actually just disgraceful because you have a man here who's trying to do his job. >> oh. that's hard to look at. my goodness. >> police right now trying to identify the skateboarders seen
in this video. other skateboarders we talked to are upset saying this makes them all look bad. now to the casino crisis in atlantic city. representatives from revel are scheduled to appear in bankruptcy court just about a half an hour from now. during the hearing revel will present its new closing date to a judge. last week it announced it will close its hotel on september 1st. the casino will shut down the next day. revel initially wanted to close today but state casino regulators denied that request. this all comes after the casino could not find a buyer when it filed for bankruptcy a second time. now 3100 people will lose their jobs when revel closes. it's just one of three atlantic city casinos set to shut down in the coming weeks. the show boat will close on august 31st. trump plaza will shut its doors september 16th. this week a two-day job fair
will be held for the casino workers being laid off in atlantic city. a maryland casino is hosting the event at the sheraton casino center. it will take place from 1:00 to 9:00 and then wednesday from 8:00 to 1:00. california university is hosting a grow your own naurge course next weekend. it will be held at bali's casino. basil plants will be used in demonstrations because the state will not let instructors use live marijuana plants. medical marijuana is legal in new jersey but growing your own plants is not. a hearing is planned for tomorrow focusing on the now closed chief medical examiner's office in wilmington. according to the news journal of wilmington, the public defender's office will argue that any evidence that went through the state's drug testing lab should be tossed out. this could impact thousands of drug cases in the state. this hearing comes after
authorities found more than 50 incidents of evidence tampering or theft at the office between 2010 or february of 2014. happening right now, septa is holding a new board meeting over a labor contract. they're deciding whether to give the board chairman the authority to approve and ratify the contract for ibew which represents electrical workers. the union went on a one-day strike back in june along with the regional rail engineers. still no deal yet with the engineers union. a project that will change the look of the philadelphia skyline is now on hold. yesterday workers took down three of the 12 pnb letters which has stood atop one of the city's tallest buildings for more than 60 years. the 60 foot tall letters which weighs more than 3,000 pounds apiece were detached and lowered to the ground by helicopter. work crews said they had trouble
detaching them fast enough so they were not able to finish the job. philadelphia's tainey dragons are moving on in the little league world series after a dramatic walk-off win against the team from texas. >> this one to stewart, fielded cleanly to first. philadelphia wins! >> did you see this last night? well, there's your game-winner, tainey takes down texas in the second game of the tournament. they now advance to the u.s. semifinal against the team from las vegas. the game is wednesday. and here's the scene at a watch party at city hall. it's the second viewing party held by philadelphia mayor might call nutter. as you can see, the crowd went wild after the late inning dramatics. and taney is getting professional love. the phillies congratulated the
team. they're making the city proud. the eagles said let's keep filly n willie. the flyers, congratulations taney baseball. the city of brotherly love is behind you. the sixers tweeted too impressed by how the team finished strong. count on "nbc 10" for complete coverage leading up to taney's next game on wednesday. vacation on hold. the worldwide issues that have president obama stepping away from a planned two-week get away in martha's vineyard. meantime, we are following breaking out of ukraine. reports of an attack on a refugee convoy with a number of women and children killed. and it's a nice start to the work week, but i am tracking changes as we head into the next couple of days. our humidity is going to increase and our chance of storms is back. i'll let you know what to expect coming up in my first alert seven day forecast. mara: it's easy to lose your way in a place like this.
ms. winnie earle: kids in paterson face lots of obstacles - but nothing can stop their determination. mara: my dream is to be a pediatric nurse. ms. earle taught me if i work hard - i can do anything. ms. winnie earle: mara had so much potential, it was my job to help her reach her goals. mara: now, i'm headed to college to study nursing! ms. winnie earle: there are so many talented kids like mara - and they all deserve to live their dreams. right now we're following breaking news out of ukraine where there's been an attack on a refugee convoy. a spokesman for ukraine's national security council says dozens of civilians have been killed in the rebel attack. the attack happened on the main road leading to russia from the city of luhansk. the convoy was carrying people attempting to flee the war torn area of eastern ukraine. they don't know how many people were killed but they do know
some of those victims were children. now to the latest on the ebola outbreak in africa and liberia. they have administered the experimental drug of zmapp to officials ineffected. officials infected has deterred many medical professionals from volunteering to provide treatment. in the liberian capital. they have established a new treatment facility staffed entirely by volunteers. a japanese doctor working at the facility said the center will soon be filled to capacity. that's more than 30 new cases discovered in that city every day. president barack obama returned to washington, d.c., overnight for a two-week break from his summer vacation. right now he's meeting with national security advisors to talk about recent airstrikes in iraq. later this afternoon he has a meeting planned with the attorney general to talk about the protests happening in ferguson, missouri. obama is scheduled to return to
martha's vineyard on tuesday night to resume his family vacation. and today it's the first major victory for iraqi and kurdish forces since airstrikes began earlier this month. the iraqi military said its forces have retaken the mosul dam which is formerly held by isis militants. officials say the mosul dam has strategic value because it produces electricity and water to most of the country. more charges filed against the new york couple accused of kidnapping two amish children. steven howes and nicole daisy were arrested. the d.a. said over the weekend the girls had been sexually assaulted before being let go. today wiki licks founder julian assange announced he will soon leave london. he's been hold up at the embassy for more than two years. he fled there to escape extradition to sweden where he
faces allegations of sexual assault. assange said his health has suffered while staying at the embassy which has no outdoor space. >> it's an environment in which any healthy person would find themselves soon enough with certain difficulties they would have to manage. >> assange did not say exactly when he would leave the embassy or where he plans to go to next. >> announcer: now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. good morning. as we head into the rest of today, beautiful conditions expected. plenty of sunshine. temperatures staying a bit below average. the humidity will make a return. you'll notice the difference especially as we head into tomorrow. wind speeds out of the north at
9 miles per hour. we will see our wind direction shifting and that's going to allow for moist air to come into the atmosphere. current temperatures at 64 degrees in mount pocono, 74 in allentown, 73 degrees in pottstown. low 70s in westchester. 74 in glass borrow. warmer conditions in wilmington at 77. 76 at the atlantic city airport. as we head into the rest of the day you'll notice cloud increasing. that's mainly going to be confined towards the central and southern portions of delaware, but for the rest of our area we are going to see a really nice day. a little bit below the average. our average for this time of the year is 85 degrees. we will see a high today of 83 heading into tomorrow. 82 degrees, but towards the middle part of your work week high pressure continues to build we'll actually see our temperatures warming a little bit above average for change. plenty of sunshine expected for us today. as you can see on the radar, we're barely seeing any clouds. most of our cloudiness is staying to the south close to the central and southern parts
of delaware. it's all coming along the system that's riding on the front. we could see a little bit more of this moisture making its way into our region as we head into the overnight hours. closer to midnight you could see a few scattered showers, even the possibility of an isolated downpour with some of that energy coming off of that system. as we head into tomorrow you'll notice cloudiness on and off throughout the day. then we'll set up to see the best chance for showers and thunderstorms. all of this moisture will continue to head our way wednesday into thursday clearing up on friday and the weekend looks fantastic. if you're taking in baseball tonight, this will be a nice day. we'll see southwesterly wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. by 7:00 p.m., 79 degrees. 72 later on. down the shore, 78 degrees is your high today for your tuesday the chance of a shower, passing shower. 78 degrees on tuesday. take a look at wednesday, that's when we see a chance of those thunderstorms. your seven-day forecast shows
our high today of 83 degrees. tomorrow 82. 84 on wednesday. warming to the mid 80s on thursday with a chance of storms remaining. everything clears up nicely as we head into your weekend. thanks, brittany. it's a shot that concerns many parents, but there are encouraging new findings about the vaccination used to prevent hpv. striving to be super? it's not just you. the pressure of trying to do it all is really doing to moms and dad.
a new drug could help people with a specific kind of hair loss. it's when the immune system attacks hair follicles allowing the hair to fall out in large patches. researchers gave the twice addai drug to patients who reported total hair regrowth within four to five months. a new treatment is offering hope to children who suffer from a vision condition called nystagmus. dr. bruce hinsel spoke to a girl who said the procedure changed her live. >> reporter: she's learning to you are is of, no easy fete for a 7-year-old. nothing short of miraculous for grace. >> she didn't look at us. her eyes rolled into the back of her head.
>> reporter: the diagnosis, nystagm nystagmus. it causes constant, uncontrollable shaking of the eyes. >> sometimes i had trouble doing reading or something else. >> the child cannot keep their eyes still on a word, they're not going to be able to see that word clearly so they learn to see the world in a blur. >> reporter: they had little hope until they found ophthalmologist robert lingua. in the past the doctors would take the muscles of the eye that you see here on the model and re-attach it elsewhere. that wouldn't solve the problem completely. dr. lindwood tried a unique approach. >> what we did with grace was to remove the forward portion of the primary muscles that dealt with shaking, and by removing them and not allowing them to reattach to the eye, we were able to quiet the eye. >> reporter: the effect was immediate. >> i had to go to the bathroom.
i was like, i don't need anyone. i was able to walk over. >> i noticed her eyes weren't shaking anymore. >> she's happy. she's healthy. she's in school. >> reporter: including hanging ten. >> we're just ecstatic. we feel so blessed. just so happy for her. >> and that was nbc's dr. bruise hinsel reporting today. well, in other medical news a new study shows the hpv vaccine remains effective for at least eight years. researchers track boys and girls who got the vaccine between the ages of 9 and 15. after eight years they still had the hpv antibody and most had not developed hpv-related diseases. researchers say the kids showed no adverse reactions from the disease. right now hpv vaccination rates are only 33% and more than 4,000 women are each year diagnosed with cervical cancer. >> a new study shows the culture of trying to be a super parent can cause mental health problems in new moms and dads.
researchers found middle class parents stressed about doing everything right and they were more likely to develop anxiety or depression after having their first baby. financial pressures were also a factor. the study showed lower income families worried about feeding and housing their children and that led to anxiety and depression. speaking of parenting, it costs a lot more for you to be one these days, a parent that is. the new figures released this morning that show just how much money you'll spend on your child before he or she turns 18. remember the case of the burglar who stole designer goods from a wealthy social iet's closet? there's an interesting new twist to this heist.
checking out our top stories right now on this monday. jury selection about to begin in center city. 21-year-old christina ragusta of west philadelphia is accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl from her school in 2013. the little girl was found the next day alone at a playground in upper darby. >> two families are out of their homes after a fire in an apartment building lower pottsgrove township. sky force 10 was over it around 6:00 this morning. no one was hurt here. the cause of the fire is under investigation. right now septa is holding a special board meeting over a new labor contract. they're deciding whether to give the board chairman the authority to approve the contract for ibew. the union went on a one-day strike in june. >> announcer: now your "nbc 10" first alert weather. sunshine and blue skies
today. what a great picture as we look live outside at the skyline of center city, philadelphia. "nbc 10" first alert meteorologist brittney shipp is here with the forecast. hey, brittney. >> hi. a few clouds. temperatures 74 in reading, 73 in pottstown. 73 in quaker town. mid 60s for the poconos. 78 in philadelphia. 76 in swedenboro. 75 degrees in pocono. closer to the shore, 77 in after va lan, 73 in lewis and temperatures in dover in the mid 70s. dover and prime hook probably going to see more clouds than others today because we do have a weather disturbance that is mainly situated over virginia. it is going to stay closer to the southern parts of the region as we head into the southern parts. showers in dover and parts of sussex county.
for the rest of the area we expect to see plenty of sunshine. temperatures in the high 70s by noon. 83 degrees by 4:00 p.m. by 8:00 p.m. maybe you're headed down to citizens bank park for the phillies game. nice and comfortable and a mild night ahead. i'll let you know the latesten the increasing humidity. local officials say 50 people were hurt during a strong earthquake in southwest iran but no one was killed. the magnitude 6.2 quake hit about 300 miles from the capital of tehran. there are reports of widespread damage across that area. iran sits on seismic fault lines and it experiences one slight earthquake a day on average. in nepal authorities are working to rescue thousands of people who have been stranded for four days now after severe flooding. more than 100 people have been killed and 100 more are still missing. hundreds of roads are submerged
in water and today helicopters carrying food, medical supplies, medicine and medical workers arrived finally in that region. heavy rains and flooding caused this landslide in northern india. one vehicle was hit and then damaged by falling rock. emergency crews rescued the passengers in that vehicle. there are no reports of any major injuries. more than 80 roads are now unusable in that region. several villages have been cut off from the rest of the province. police are searching for armed robbers who ambushed a saudi prince's diplomatic convoy in paris. five to eight men stole valuables from a mercedes and then burnt and abandoned the vehicle last night. no injuries were reported. police say the robbers were well informed about the itinerary of the car. french officials have not identified the prince who has since left that country. well, this morning authorities in texas are investigating a new twist in
that million dollar burglar ri from what's being called the biggest closet in america. nbc's janet shanle on is just outside of houston to fill us in on the new developments. >> reporter: a strange twist in that million dollar closet heist in the houston neighborhood. we've heard from the alleged burglar who says he's angry because the items he stole were fake. >> all the items that were taken were fake. >> reporter: fake? a treasure trove from theresa roma's over the top three story megacloset. the one used by the former mrs. texas hosted auctions for charity. talk about adding insult to injury. >> he took all my rolexs, all of my channell watches, all the harry winston, os ka de la renta. there was this video showing someone rifling out of the shelves. then out of the blue a call came from craig malafil.
>> every single item that she had is fake. >> reporter: apparently using a burner phone with a new york city area code and disguising his or her voice. >> his sort of demeanor who felt like someone who felled they were wronged. >> reporter: the caller said he contacted roamer for more than half a million dollars and to not disclose that they were fake but the deal didn't go through so he called the paper. >> if you give me an address, i will send you sample items of hers. >> they received about a large envelope and what appeared to be a treasured keep sake. a lockett in memory of her son. culture map houston the locket appeared to be hers. she never pretended everything in her closet was high priced but says she has receipts to back up her claims. >> everything was turned over to the sheriff's office so hopefully this will help.
>> reporter: the sheriff's department says it's still investigating. janet shanle on, nbc news, the woodlands, texas. happening today, the new owner of the los angeles clippers and the team's fans will get together for a meet and greet. the sale of the nba team to former microsoft ceo steve ballmer was complete. the fans invited him to a festival to meet them. he paid $2 billion for the l.a. clippers. police say a 15-year-old boy who was arrested for posting online threats to school students did it as a prank. officials say the teen wrote the post to get reactions from his friends. he had no intention, he says, of carrying out the threat. detectives started investigating after they received dozens of phone calls about posts on instagram late saturday. the posts included foe tows tows of guns and a message on
instagram saying someone was going to open fire at the school. parents were upset at the thought of a school shooting. >> as parents we should be, you know -- we should be parenting our kids that if you're angry or, you know, kind of what are the boundaries of, you know, pranks. >> i just think he's stupid because you make a threat, even if it's a joke it's still considered a threat. >> police say they found no weapons at the teen's home. the pick tires posted in the threat were stock photos from the internet. a new federal report shows just how much it costs to raise a child until they reach the age of 18. the reports show for a middle income family it will cost $245,000 for one child. that's a 1.8% increase over 2012. housing expenses make up for 30% of the costs followed by child care, education, and food. that does not include expenses after the child turns 18, like
college tuition. when this report was first issued in 1960, the average cost to raise a child was $25,000. the journey to get a higher education comes with a hefty price tag as nbc's bob hansen reports. some families desperate to fund those college years can sometimes find themselves the victims of scam artists. >> reporter: college is still a few weeks away at san diego state, and today students and parents were getting a tour of campus. it's not just finding the dorms and classrooms that's on everyone's mind, it's also about paying for school. >> school is so expensive now. it's so hard to pay for. people are looking for any opportunity to get pope for school. >> reporter: so ricardo fernandez and his friends are looking for financial aid, grants and scholarships. >> i always get e-mails all the time. e-mail us, we have plenty of scholarships available for you. >> reporter: but denise jenkins
says there's something fishy about those e-mails and she has a right to be skeptical. >> if someone can tell you they can almost guarantee you're going to get funding, that's most likely a scam. >> reporter: she knows students are desperate. >> it can be critical. it can make the difference between being able to attend or not. >> reporter: that's why it's so desicable that college students and their families are often the target of the pop-up. >> as soon as you say free money, you fall for it because they think they're receiving the mope and that's false. >> reporter: that's one of the most common approaches, telling students and their money to make money they first need to spend money. >> if you are required to pay a fee to apply for the scholar shch, if you are required to pay a fee, anything like that is a red flag. >> reporter: another red flag is when they ask for too much personal information. name and address, but if they
start going beyond that. >> anything you wouldn't be comfortable sharing with a teacher, a counselor, somebody with that position of authority in education, you probably should protect that. >> do you think these people know anything about getting you a scholarship? >> i don't think so. they're in it to get this your money and your identity at the end of the day. >> that was nbc's bob hansen reporting. you've stocked up on new pencils, maybe a new backpack or computer, but many parents may be for getting something when it comes to getting your kids really ready to head back to school. forms, physicals and vaccinations just as important in getting your student ready for another year. we'll have important tips and some advice for awe healthy school year just ahead. and it's a nice start to your work week, but i'm tracking changes. our humidity is going to go up. we have a chance of storms back in the seven day forecast. i'll let you know what to expect.
>> announcer: this is "nbc 10 news." you know, many kids are spending their last few weeks this summer out on the playground, but that's also sending some of them to the er. nbc's dr. frank mcgeorge tells parents how they can help reduce their child's risks for getting hurt. >> have you been swimming? that's super exciting. >> reporter: 6-year-old nicholas weks ler started the summer with
a bit of a bum mer. >> nicholas got hurt on the monkey bars at school. i asked him to make a fist which he could not so i knew right away it was a more significant injury. >> wiggle, wiggle, wiggle. can you give me a thumb's up? awesome. >> reporter: dr. kelly la vasseur treats lots of injuries. the monkey bars are the culprit. >> one of three kids comes in from some type of playground injury. fall from monkey bars is the most common. also falls off of ladders, falls off of any type of climbing toys. >> reporter: la vasseur says picking playgrounds with age appropriate equipment is key. >> if you have a preschooler you want to make sure the slides they go on aren't more than four feet. you want to make sure there's tub tunnels are on the ground not up high. >> reporter: the ground covering is important, rubber or wood chips can cushion a fall. >> you want to stay away from playgrounds that have concrete
or grass covering. >> reporter: avoid playgrounds that have poorly maintained equipment, including rusty bolts or sharp edges. close supervision can prevent lots of injuries, but many caregivers are making a cr mistake. >> playground injuries have gone up because more people are on cell phones and not paying attention to what equipment they're on. >> reporter: niklas is taking his broken arm in stride. >> he got to pick out the color and it's waterproof. he can go in the water and take showers. >> reporter: you can't protect kids from everything. >> you have a young boy who's very active who's exploring his own world, it's going to happen. >> reporter: the injury has made him and his wife think twice. >> we were going to have him play football in the fall. now it's like, he's only 6. >> i don't think we'll eliminate
playground injuries but we can decrease them. especially the number of severe injuries. >> that was nbc's dr. frank mcgeorge reporting. parents going down the slide with a small child on their lap. how many times did you do this? i know i did it a lot. kids it turns out are much more likely to get hurt this way than by going down on their own. all things to think about. a new study shows how kids go from counting on their fingers as they answer a math question to just remembering the answer. researchers say between 8 and 9 years old the brain reorganizes itself to what's called fact retrieval. now the kids just -- they know the answers to basic addition and multiplication problems. that frees the brain up to learn new lessons on more complex math. parents all over our area are getting set to send their kids back to school. and with all the shopping for school supplies, backpacks and uniforms, comes making sure that
health forms and vaccinations are up to date. cheryl is a minute clinic nurse practitioner. she's here with more on what parents need to know. seems like we were talking about kids heading off to camp and now it's school. >> yes, we were. >> the forms whether your kids play sports or set to go back to school. >> right. fiscal physical exams are needed at every stage of our life, especially children. from preschool to college. what parents are grappling with is getting the forms filled out. you need the right forms. check in with the school, whether it's a preschool, college, or regular school district. make sure you have the right forms. get them in early. get them into a minute clinic. we have many minute clinics to get the physical exams done. >> people like me are going to be rushing to your clinic. i think for a lot of folks it's crept up on them. >> that's right. >> something else we need to
talk about is vaccinations. i know it varies from state to state to state. >> it does. so the two vaccines that are probably of most interest for school-aged children, and you may be hearing a lot about them in the news, are both the tdap, that's the tetanus, diptheria and whopping cough and meningitis. we've had meningitis deaths across the state of pennsylvania from kids being under immunized or never having had the vaccine. most children entering school will need to have a tdapp which is different than in the past. they'll need that at school age and also a booster as well as meningitis. they'll need an initial shot and then a booster before they go off to college. >> that's pretty much, i would imagine, consistent with some variation. >> little bit of variation. >> delaware and others. >> that is correct. >> common sense things. when kids go back to school it seems as if the first few weeks every child gets sick. >> right.
>> maybe common sense steps of washing your hands and sanitary steps. >> right. i think if there's any one thing we need to tell our children is they need to wash their hands. what's more important is washing with soap and also the friction. when you wash it's the friction that actually takes the germs off your hands in addition to the soap helping you do that. so they usually just, you know, have them sing a song or something for a minute or so. with the younger children that often works, to get them to wash, wash with soap and often. >> don't just put it on the hands. >> exactly. you have to rub to get the germs off. you want to avoid handrails. probably one gigantic thing we never think of is the handrails as we're walking particularly in public places. >> then of course we will have some days of sun in september, mid august so as a parent make sure you're applying the sun screen. >> 30 spf or greater. more than that in terms of spf is not getting you much bang for your buck.
drinking 10 to 20 of water so be carrying water bottles around with them. >> cheryl, you're a fountain of information. >> good to see you again. >> good to see you, too. thank you. we want to thank you. like you said, minute clinics are there but these are things people need to stay on top of. >> that's right. >> thank you. >> thank you. brittney. >> announcer: now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. nice conditions on this monday. we are going to see our humidity increasing. it will take a while for it to clear up. temperature trend shows the average for this time of year is 85 degrees. we'll drop below average both today and heading into tuesday with our temperature staying in the low 80s. a live look at citizen's bank park where we're going to see
the phillies game tonight, 7:05. beautiful conditions for the phillies game. for philadelphia, 78 degrees. our humidity is at 42%. light wind speeds out of the north at 9 miles per hour. we'll see the wind direction shifting as we get into the west of the afternoon. we'll see southwesterly wind direction at 7 to 9 miles an hour. 64 degrees in mount pocono. 74 in allentown. 73 in pottstown. 78 in philadelphia. mid 70s in atlantic city. 76 degrees in millville. a closer look at our current conditions for the beach community. 79 in woodbine. 76 in avalon. beach haven, temperatures in lewis at 73. prime hook 77 degrees right now. really nice and comfortable if you're hanging out along the shore. we're seeing mostly sunny skies along the shore. if you're closer to delaware beaches, you'll see an incompetent crease in the clouds. most of the area we'll see plenty of sunshine as we head
into the rest of the day. this weather disturbance that's riding along the front to the south of us will send clouds, moisture, and the chance of showers into parts of delaware, especially the central and southern parts of delaware as we head into the overnight hours. when you wake up tomorrow through dover and points south you will notice an increase in your cloudiness, especially for tuesday. then for the rest of the area we could see a passing shower. on wednesday that's when we'll see a better chance of rainfall as some of this moisture starts to head our way, lingers until thursday and clears up as we head into friday. for today, beautiful look at the lake. we are seeing cloudy skies. our temperatures will range between 81 and 84 degrees. sunny and nice. southwesterly winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. if you're hanging out in the poconos, temperatures in the mid 70s. 74 degrees. heading into wednesday, chance of thunderstorms. that shows you where those were coming from on our future weather and then down the shore, same story. beautiful, sunny, 78.
by tomorrow, clouds will increase. chance of passing shower. better chance of thunderstorms and more humid conditions. seven day forecast shows that we'll see a chance of passing showers on your tuesday. wednesday is a better chance of rain. same thing on thursday. humidity continues to go up. so do our temperatures for the middle part of the work week. we drop back down as we head into friday, saturday and sunday.
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