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right now on nbc 10 news today, the ebola concerns in dallas could ease up a bit over the next 4 hours as the cdc will make a decision about dozens of people being checked for the virus. the marijuana laws in philadelphia are about to relax a bit. what it means for people who get caught smoking and stealing pot. here's a live look outside over philadelphia. still dark out. the sun not up yet. there is a chill in the air. it is much cooler, and it's going to continue to get colder today. meteorologist michelle grossman is in to talk about it in the forecast. good morning.
this is nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's 6:00 on this sunday. let's check in with michelle grossman who has our weekend weather. michelle, this would be one of those days that will truly feel like fall. >> oh, yeah. cool temperatures in the 50s along with winds. feeling a little cooler than that. then by tonight, we'll be in the 30s in some spots. let's look outdoors. mostly cloudy skies. that kind of kept the temperatures up overnight. we're not going to see the temperatures budge far from where they are now. looking very pretty. 52 now in philadelphia. in the 40s north and west. just 40 in mt. pocono. 47 in lancaster. 52 in mt. holly and 51 in millvale. winds gusting near 24, pottstown, 20 miles per hour. pocono, up to 21. that will be the story all day long. so for today, by 8:00, 48. by noon, we're looking at 53, cool and windy. more about the cool day today. also a chilly if not cold
overnight and also rain in your seven-day. that's straight ahead. new from overnight, philadelphia police are investigating a deadly shooting in the city's parkside neighborhood. nbc 10 was at the intersection of west gerard avenue and north 38th street where police say a man was shot around 1:00 this morning. he later died at the hospital. at this point, there are no arrests and no word on a motive at this time. also new from overnight, investigators are looking for the cause of a row home fire that sent five people to the hospital. nbc 10 was on the scene at 7th street after the blaze broke out around 2:15 this morning. crews had it under control in about 30 minutes. three people are being checked for smoke inhalation. the week ahead will be a critical one in america's fight against ebola. by tomorrow morning, everyone on the dallas cdc monitoring list who do not show symptoms of the virus will be declared ebola free.
now, here are some of the new developments we want to make you aware of. in ohio more than 100 people who were visited by dallas nurse amber vinson are being monitored. canada will begin shipping experimental ebola vaccine to the world health organization tomorrow. and president obama who met last night with the head of the cdc on the government's response to ebola used his weekly radio address to try to reassure the nation. the coast guard, meanwhile, has retrieved a blood sample from a dallas health care worker who is aboard a cruise ship and is being monitored for signs of the disease. officials say that the woman poses no risk and has shown no symptoms. a sample has been taken to a lab for processing to confirm that. the ship is scheduled to return to texas a little bit later this morning. yesterday friends and family of thomas eric duncan remembered him at a memorial service in north carolina. duncan is the first and only person to die of ebola in the u.s. the cdc and texas health officials are now looking into
any mistakes that may have led to an initial misdiagnosis of dunk. . and the two nurses who were infected. here at home, members of philadelphia's liberian community are raising awareness about ebola through their musical heritage. ♪ liberian women's chorus for change performed at a public forum in southwest philadelphia last night. the four women are among the 10,000 liberian refugees who settled here after years of civil war. now their country is fighting ebola. the group told us that they are ready for that fight. remember, nbc10.com is your complete resource to facts about the ebola virus including how it can be spread and the ways that you can't get it. you can count on us to bring you realtime information right to your computer or your mobile device. it is day 37 in the manhunt for eric frein. and this morning pennsylvania state police are following up on
a possible lead in the search for him. state police say that an armed man with mud on his face was spotted friday night pocono mountain east high school in swiftwater. they've refocused their search now to paradise and pocono townships because of this latest tip. investigators have also found what's believed to be blood on the back porches of two homes near cresco about five miles from the high school where he was spotted. frein, of course, is wanted in the ambush shootings of two state troopers, corporal brian dixon on the left, he was killed, trooper alex douglas on the right, he was wounded in the attack and he left the hospital on thursday. people in the pocono mountains now are noticing an expanded search for frein. one resident told us that he has a family connection to the fugitive. >> he's familiar with this area. because he and my granddaughter was on the rifle team before the school abolished it, you know.
i never gave it any thought that he would turn out this way. >> another neighbor told us that she just wants the manhunt to end one way or another. now to a developing story out of virginia. police there are trying to determine if remains that were found over the weekend are those of missing college student hannah graham. remains were discovered on an abandoned property yesterday. the chief medical examiner still has to confirm if, in fact, it is graham, but her parents were notified about the discovery. the 18-year-old university of virginia student has not been seen in over a month. suspect jesse matthew seen here has been charged in connection with graham's abduction. philadelphia's new marijuana decriminalization bill goes into effect tomorrow. and nbc 10's monique braxton is live at police headquarters with how the new rules will be enforced. monique? >> reporter: rosemary, this new law does not by any means legalize marijuana. nor does it give narcotics
officers with the police department a right to ignore anyone caught with the illegal drug. the law does, though, state that anyone found with 30 grams of marijuana will face a civil penalty. the law's sponsor, council person jim kenny, pushed for the legislation back in may because he says it's a way to address the disproportionate marijuana arrests in the african-american community. it also affects criminal records and what he sees as a reduction in job opportunities. we spoke with police about the penalties. >> violators will be issued, what would be a $25 fee in terms of fine for those in possession of a small amount of marijuana. those that are using marijuana, those violators will be issued a notice of violation in the amount of $100. >> reporter: now, philadelphia is the largest city in the united states to do so. mayor nutter has told us there's going to be an outreach campaign to educate the public. in the next half hour, i'm going
to look at what other cities across the country are doing to decriminalize marijuana. live for now outside police headquarters, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. today it will be fire safety combined with fun in tarsdale. the city fire department will hold a safety expo. there will be equipment demonstrations, a health care, family contests, of course food and live entertainment. also, philadelphia mayor michael nutter will deliver remarks at the event. the fire safety expo will run from 10:00 this morning to 4:00 this afternoon at the fire academy in philadelphia. u.s.-led airstrikes hit more isis targets. the key facilities they're trying to take out. plus, this is the end result of a pumpkin festival at a new hampshire college town. as police and partiers square off in the streets. also, developments into the investigation against "seventh heaven" actor stephen collins. why he may not face child
here's a live look down the shore at beach avenue in cape may, new jersey. it is going to be chilly all across the region today. maybe even cold if you want to call it that. plus the wind will be kicking up. it will definitely feel like fall. the sun will be shining. if you do have to get errands done today, go out and do it because later on this week, the rain will return. stopping isis. a u.s.-led airstrike killed at least eight people in eastern syria today. according to syrian activists, the attack targeted a gas facility being held by isis militants. other airstrikes targeted oil wells in the area. oil, by the way, is a key source of income for isis. coalition airstrikes on the syrian border town of kobani are also continuing. isis militants have been trying to seize the town since last
month. koba in. i is close to the border with turkey. a town officials that the airstrikes there have helped halt the advance of isis. kurdish fighters say they still need more weapon, though, and ammunition to save the town. back in our area, this weekend in bucks county, a murdered musician is being remembered by friends, family and fans. a statue of the late danny dejannero was unveiled before a benefit tribute concert last night. nbc 10 was at the bucks county playhouse in new hope for the event. dejannero was murdered during a botched robbery in 2011. musicians who played with him for over four decades performed his music in his honor. actor stephen collins may avoid jail time. there are multiple reports out now that the "7th heaven" actor will not be prosecuted for child molestation charges because of the amount of time that's passed
since the alleged crime. audio surfaced this past week in which the 67-year-old confessed to three separate incidents including molesting or exposing himself to young girls back in the 1970s and 1980s. we want to take you now to new hampshire. take a look at this. police were firing tear gas on a large group of people who had thrown bottles and they overturned dumpsters and a car. there are reports that as many as 12 people have been arrested there this weekend. witnesses say this was caused by parties at keene state college that spun out of control. parties were being held to celebrate the annual pumpkin festival. dozens of people here suffered minor injuries. now let's talk about the weather. bermuda did not experience heavy damage from hurricane gonzalo, but crews will still be busy today cleaning up trees and downed power lines. there is some damage to report. the hurricane center crossed over the island late friday, bringing strong winds, rain and
rough surf. considering most homeowners say the damage to their properties wasn't too bad, that's a good thing. >> damage is the big trees. a lot of flash flooding. trees all over. the big rubber trees, those are damaged. some of thefencing down. >> yeah, it could be a lot worse. by the way, no reports of any serious injuries. in nepal, officials say rescue operations have been scaled down at the trekking trail where hundreds of hikers were caught in a blizzard last week. some helicopter flights were cut this morning because most of the trekkers who were stranded left the area. at least 38 people were killed in a series of snowstorms and avalanches during what's being called nepal's worst-ever hiking disaster. three battles erupted between pro-democracy protesters and riot police in hong kong early this morning. the demonstrators tried to break through metal barricades at an intersection.
police used batons and pepper spray to disperse the crowd. this comes hours after hong kong's leader offered to talk with the students at this protest on tuesday. back in philadelphia, a union protest shut down streets in center city yesterday morning. members of the carpenters union marched just outside of the pennsylvania convention center. they've been locked out of working at the center since may because of a dispute with management. negotiations continue. next, if you're looking to adopt a pet, we'll tell you where you can find a new furry friend. we're off to a cool start. temperatures in the 40s in some spots. tonight, though, we'll be in the 30s in a couple spots. more about that. also tracking rain for the week. but for today, lots of sunshine as we head throughout the afternoon. starting out with clouds. they'll clear out in the next couple hours. we'll have your full forecast straight ahead.
unchtsz off to a cool start. temperatures in the 40s in some spots, but we'll be into the 30s tonight in a few spots. the weather headline, the first one for today, a cool day. we'll see temperatures in the 50s. not getting to the 60s as we head throughout the afternoon. on top of that, we'll have some winds, gusty winds near 30 miles per hour at times. it's going to make it feel cooler than that 56 later on this afternoon. we are tracking rain for this week. not for today. not for tomorrow. but by tuesday, we could be seeing some showers. they're going to stay around a little bit this week. taking a look outside, mostly cloudy skies. we'll see sunshine by this afternoon. even by late this morning. so they're going to clear out pretty quickly. temperatures, 52 right now if philadelphia. the clouds cut the temperature up overnight, but this number is not going to move a lot as we
head throughout the afternoon. 40s to the north and west. 49 in reading. 49 in allentown. 49 degrees also in pottstown. that's a chilly start. 52 in philadelphia. 51 degrees in glassboro. 49 in atlantic city. 51 degrees in millvale. temperatures again not going very far from numbers you're seeing here. as we head throughout the afternoon by 4:00, 56, 57 degrees. so a cool day today. 51 in allentown by 5:00. still in the 40s in mt. pocono. a chilly day there. and temperatures also along the shore points into the 50s. now, tonight we'll see temperatures dropping into the 30s in some spots, below freezing in the poconos. so yeah, we could see some freeze and warnings and also a frost advisory. winds gusting near 20 in mt. pocono. 24 in pottstown. it's a cool, windy day. it's going to feel cooler as we head throughout the afternoon. clouds so ta s to start. we'll see clouds clear out quickly over the next couple of hours.
watch as we head throughout the next couple of hours. by 9:00 we're seeing sunshine. by this afternoon, we're going to see lots of sunshine. we're starting out tomorrow with sunshine before the clouds roll back in. tuesday rain comes back into the forecast. and showers stick around on wednesday. highs today, that's the big story. temperatures only in the 50s. 47 in mt. pocono. 56 in trenton. 57 in mt. pocono. 57 in dover. back to the city, topping out right around 57 in philadelphia. a cool day today. windy. but lots of sunshine before clouds come back into the forecast later on monday. after a cold start, temperatures only in the 30s in some spots. 58 degrees. as we head towards tuesday and wednesday, we're looking at rain. could be heavy at times on tuesday. that would be later on in the afternoon. 52. wednesday, rain also. 58. could see a shower chance in the afternoon on thursday. look at next weekend. by friday, sun and clouds, 62 and picture perfect on saturday. 64 degrees, lots of sunshine.
today, a big pet adoption event is wrapping up at the pennsylvania spca. it's the 2014 mega match-a-thon. so if you're looking to adopt a dog or a cat, now is the time to do it. just head out to the spca from 9:00 this morning until 6:00 tonight. along with all kinds of adoptable pets, there will be food, music and other entertainment. after you head out of the spca, maybe you head up to allentown. they're holding their annual halloween parade. it steps off from the fairgrounds at 2:00 this afternoon and marches along 17th to hamilton and winds up at 9th. this year's then is phantom frenzy. more than a dozen bands will be performing in the parade. next, is your car a gas guzzler? new vehicles on the market are setting a new record when it comes to getting the most fuel for your buck. what experts say it means for car shoppers.
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here is a live look at the gerard point bridge. looking good out there on 95. traffic moving just fine. weather certainly not a problem. it is going to be windy today. it's going to be colder today. but we don't have to deal with the rain. heavy rain until a little bit later on this week. a recently released epa report says that new cars have reached a record in gas mileage. a difference of five mails per gallon can equal 3600 free miles each year for the average driver. nbc's bob hansen explains. >> reporter: michael becker takes one more look at the new maza suv his daughter is about to drive off the car lot. what is the if irs thing that michael looked at when he saw the car?
>> the first thing. the first thing was mileage. >> i've been driving a little sedan, so i wanted an suv, but i wanted one that would still get good mileage. >> reporter: today a new suv can rival the mileage of many older sedans. according to an environmental protection agency report, gas mileage for new cars has reached a record high with last year's 2013 models averaging 24.1 miles per gallon. that's up five miles per gallon in ten years. >> in 1994, i thought we had the best gas line on the cars but i was wrong. >> reporter: today many cars on the lot surpassed the previous models' fuel efficiency. and car shoppers are noticing. >> it's ridiculous, the improvements that they've made in diesel and all that different stuff, too. >> reporter: so what's making the difference? well, it's pressure from the government and from consumers. >> engineers are working harder and harder every day to make sure that the cars coming out have a better fuel economy. they look good. they give you good performance. >> reporter: in fact, according to the epa report, mazda cars
sold in the u.s. averaged the highest fuel economy and lowest greenhouse gas emissions with nissan getting credit for making the greatest improvements. >> we went to a lot of lots and looked at a lot of different cars. >> reporter: chances are those cars are more fuel efficient year after year, and that's the challenge for dealers where shoppers aren't kicking tires anymore. they're checking the mileage. >> fuel economy is number one. price comes usually after that. >> that was nbc's bob hansen reporting. the report also showed that carbon dioxide emissions have come to a record low. the biggest improvements were seen in suvs and in crossovers. coming up next, the marijuana laws are changing in philadelphia. monique braxton is live with the story. monique? >> reporter: hi, rosemary. after the break, we'll tell you what decriminalizing marijuana will mean come tomorrow morning in the city of philadelphia. we're seeing temperatures in
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right now on nbc 10 news today, deadly shots fired. police are looking for a suspect after violence erupts in a philadelphia neighborhood. we'll update the investigation. and this week will be an important one for people on an ebola monitoring list in dallas. they could soon be declared free and clear. let's take a live look at the philadelphia museum of art where the annual aids walk will step off a little bit later this morning. if you're headed out, be sure to bundle up. it will be sunny but it's going to be windy. good morning and welcome back to nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's 6:30 on this sunday. just about 6:30.
meteorologist michelle grossman is tracking the cool conditions outside and the rain that will be with us for the week. michelle? >> good morning, rosemary. yeah, it's cool this morning. some temperatures in the 40s to the north and west. 50 right now in philadelphia. cool this morning but cold tonight. more about that. also windy as we head throughout our sunday. here's a live look outside. we're seeing some clouds this morning. waking up to mostly cloudy skies, that's helping keep temperatures up overnight. temperatures not going very far from where they are right now. 52 in philadelphia. 49 in allentown. 47 in lancaster. just 40 in mt. pocono. feeling colder than that with the winds. 49 in atlantic city. the winds gusting already up to 22 miles per hour in lancaster. a windy morning in mt. pocono. 25-mile-per-hour wind gusts. 21 in northeast philadelphia. those winds will stay with us all day until they calm down later on tonight. so for today, by 8:00 a.m., 50 degrees. 10:00, a mix of sun and clouds, 52 and lots of bright sunshine by lunchtime, 53, cool and
windy. more about the cool day, also cold overnight and rain in your seven-day. that's all coming up. new from overnight, a man is dead following a shooting in philadelphia's parkside neighborhood. nbc 10 was at the intersection of west gerard avenue and north 38th street where the man was shot around 1:00 this morning. at this point, there are no arrests and no motive in the case. also new from overnight, investigators are looking for the cause of a row home fire that sent five people to the hospital. nbc 10 was at seventh street. shortly after the fire broke out around 2:15 this morning. crews did have it under control in just about 30 minutes. three adults and two children are now at the hospital being checked for smoke inhalation. the week ahead will be a critical one for people in dallas being monitored for bl. this as we are learning that the coast guard has retrieved a blood sample from a dallas health care worker who was on a
carnival cruise ship that was out in the caribbean. we have just learned that that cruise ship has docked. it has come back to the united states. again, this week will be critical because tomorrow the cdc will make an announcement about the people who are on that dallas monitoring list. again, we're learning that the cdc will check to make sure those people are free and clear of the symptoms. anybody who does not show any symptoms of the virus will be declared, again, ebola free. now, here's the latest developments. in ohio, more than 100 people who were visited by dallas nurse amber vinson, they are being monitored. canada says that it will begin shipping experimental ebola vaccine to the world health organization tomorrow. and president obama who met last night with the head of the cdc on the government's response to ebola, he used his weekly radio address to try to reassure the nation. >> this is a serious disease. but we can't give in to hysteria or fear because that only makes it harder to get people the accurate information they need. we have to be guided by the
science. >> yesterday friends and family of thomas eric duncan remembered him at a memorial service in north carolina. duncan is the first and only person to die of ebola in the u.s. the cdc and texas health officials are looking into mistakes that may have led to an initial misdiagnosis of duncan and the two nurses who were treating him and became infected. >> we don't see new patients this weekend, then we're going to see the remainder of those 48 that we were tasked with following come off the list. >> as i mentioned, health authorities are also testing a blood sample from a dallas lab worker who handled duncan's blood. that worker has been in quarantine on board a carnival cruise ship. and i said just a moment ago, we've gotten word that the ship has docked in galveston, texas, this morning. so that person is back in the united states, as are the thousands of others who were on now, here at home, an ebola
prayer service is scheduled for a little bit later today in delaware county. it's being organized by a coalition of community and religious groups with ties to west africa. the service will be held this afternoon at 4:00 at st. matthew lutheran church in springfield. again, that's delaware county. some of the biggest concerns over ebola are coming from philadelphia's liberian community. members gathered last night in southwest philadelphia for a public forum and a musical performance. the women's chorus for change includes some of the 10,000 liberian refugees who settled here after years of civil war. now their country is fighting the ebola outbreak. one of the musicians who was on hand last night told us they are ready for that fight. >> it's a war. we will be able to make it, too. because we've got each other. >> major funding for the liberian women's chorus for
change by the way is provided by the pew center for arts and heritage. remember, nbc10.com is your complete resource when we're not on the air about the facts on the ebola virus. that includes how it can spread and the ways that you can't get it. you can count on us to bring you realtime information right to your computer or your mobile device. this morning pennsylvania state police are following a possible break in their manhunt for eric frein. he's been on the run now for 37 days. state police say that an armed man with mud on his face was spotted friday night near pocono mountain. a woman happened to be taking a walk that night near the high school. now state police are refocused their search in paradise and pocono township. investigators tell us that they've also found what's believed to be blood on the back porches of two homes near cresco about five miles away from the high school.
>> we're still doing some testing. there have been samples that have been collected, lab analyses under way to determine whether or not it is related to this investigation or not. >> authorities believe frein was the man spotted by a woman out for a walk on friday night. frein is wanted for the ambush of two state troopers last month. one of the troopers died. this morning we're monitoring a developing story out of virginia. police say that they have found human remains that could be those of missing college student hannah graham. the chief medical examiner has yet to confirm if it is graham, but her parents were notified about the discovery. the 18-year-old university of virginia student has not been seen in over a month. suspect jesse matthew has been charged in connection with graham's abduction. the losing bidder in the auction for the now-defunct revel casino in atlantic city is appealing the sale. the lawyer for florida developer
glen straub filed papers yesterday in u.s. bankruptcy court. straub is trying to stop the $110 million sale of revel to brookfield property partners. he believes that last month's bankruptcy auction was unfair. beginning tomorrow in philadelphia, the use or possession of small amounts of marijuana will carry a lesser penalty. nbc 10's monique braxton is live at police headquarters with how officers will be enforcing these new rules. monique? >> reporter: good morning. philadelphia police want to make sure the public knows that this new law does not in any way legalize marijuana. it is still a misdemeanor under state law. the law, though, states anyone found with 30 grams of marijuana will face a civil penalty. now, the law's sponsor, council person jim kenny, pushed for this legislation back in may because he says it's a way to address the disproportionate marijuana arrests in the african-american community. subsequent criminal records and what he sees as a reduction in job opportunities. here's how it will work.
>> if officers cannot identify the individuals or any proper identification given to officers, then officers will take the individuals inside. and once their identity is confirmed, then they'll issue the violation from the headquarters and then released at that point. >> reporter: philadelphia is the largest city in the united states to do this. washington, d.c., council has also voted to eliminate the penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana. and as you know, colorado and washington state also allow recreational use. in the next half hour, we're going to look at what the law states on the books and more about how philadelphia police will be enforcing it come 12:01 in the morning. live outside police headquarters, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. today in philadelphia, thousands of walkers and runners will raise money for hiv
prevention, education and care services right here in our region. the 28th annual aids run philly sets off from aiken's oval in front of the art museum in less than an hour now at 7:30. walkers will then begin their 5k at 9:00. next in sports, the flyers try to get their first win of the season. highlights of the overtime finish are still ahead. dove bar for 7 days?
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last night. last night's event raised money for the organization, and it included a silent auction, dinner and dancing. nbc 10's lou ann khan was awarded for using her personal history of breast cancer and talking about it with others. and it was a big night for a distinguished group, the philadelphia association of black journalists held its annual awards gala on independence mall. each year the organization honors area journalists and leaders who are making a difference in the community. nbc 10 vice president of news williams was the keynote speaker at last night's event. now let's get a check of some business news with cnbc's tyler mathisen. he has a preview of what's ahead this week on wall street. >> after the turmoil in the markets last week, a lot of traders, well, we'd like to see a quiet week ahead on wall street, but that may not happen because the worries about europe, slowing growth in china, worldwide ebola crisis will still, being of course, be on i
vesters' minds. big weekend in sports. the new nba season tips off. the world series begins tuesday. on wall street it will feel like super bowl week. some of the biggest names reporting this week include -- get a load of these -- apple, ibm, coke, mcdonald's, verizon, at&t, amazon, microsoft, ford, problgter & gamble. detroit's bankruptcy trial resumes on working out more settlements with creditors and becoming closer than ever to emerging from the biggest municipal bankruptcy in u.s. history. we'll see the launch of apple pay, the iphone maker's new mobile electronic payment system that is looking to turn your smartphone into a virtual wallet. 500 banks have already signed up to handle customer transactions. "forbes" one come out with its list of the 400 richest people in america. i won't be on it. tyler mathisen, but look for all your business news on cnbc.
>> don't worry, tyler, i won't either. next, we'll tell you why texas tech coach tubby smith was on a motorcycle on a basketball court and why he is not the next easy rider. we're off to a chilly start. temperatures in the 40s in some spots. right around 50 in philadelphia. clouds to start out with. but we're going to see sunshine in the next couple of hours. a live look outside. you are looking at cape may. clouds will be in force today. also rain in your workweek forecast. that's all coming up.
than it actually is. it's cool this morning, going to be cool tonight. temperatures below freezing in some spots. our first weather headline, much cooler today. temperatures staying put in the 50s all day long. we're going to tack on winds on top of that. winds gusting near 30 miles per hour at times. making it feel cooler than that 57 degrees we'll see later on this afternoon. we are tracking rain for this week. not today, not monday, but by tuesday, wednesday and thursday, you're going to need those umbrellas. a coastal low could bring us some rain. you see those clouds. mostly cloudy right now. they're going to be get out of here quickly. we'll see sunshine by this afternoon. so a bright day but a cool day. 52 now in philadelphia. it feels like 52. winds out of the northwest at 15. but gusting higher than that in spots. temperatures across the region, look at that blue. 40s to the north and west. 49 in allentown. 49 in reading. 40 in mt. pocono. 51 in wilmington. 52 in philadelphia. we slide south and east. 49 in atlantic city. the city, yeah, we're looking at 52. 57 by later on this afternoon.
bundle up if you head out. aids walk philly is today. 50 degrees by the start time. winds out of the northwest, 15 to 20 miles per hour. you wand to wear the windbreaker. it's a chilly wind go right through you. sfin. we're seeing clouds. over the next couple of hours we're going to see sunshine. that's good news. winds right now we're seeing anywhere from 10 up to 20. 15 in philadelphia. 12 in reading. 15 in mt. pocono. 9 in millvale, but we are gusting close to 0 in spots. that will be the story over the next couple of hours. by tonight, the winds calm down. the skies really clearing out. that will help drop the temperatures into the 30s overnight. clouds s to start. that's going to be pretty quick over the next couple of hours. so sunshine today. we're going to start out our monday at the bus stop. all the kids with sunshine before clouds come in. then by tuesday, different story. your showers come in. so by the afternoon bus stop, 5:00, yeah, we're looking at rain in the forecast that will stick around on wednesday as well. today we're looking at
temperatures, oh, that's not the right one. sorry about that. into the 50s today. by tonight we're looking at 39 in philadelphia. 32 north and west. so a cold night, winds light and variable. that's going to help drop those temperatures. seven-day forecast, 56 today. chilly wind. by monday, we're looking at 58. a cold start. a cool finish as well. tuesday, that's when the rain comes in. 62. 50s on wednesday, chance for showers. same story on thursday. so keep that umbrella handy. tuesday, wednesday, thursday. by friday, looking good. skpun clo sun and clouds, 62. looking great by next week end, 64 degrees. let's check in with john clark. he has your morning sports starting with the struggling flyers. >> hey, the flyers are one of three winless teams in hockey looking for their first win last night in dallas. no defenseman braden coburn, still not ready to come back. what a game, flyers/stars. third period. flyers are down 4-2 on the power play. that's andrew mcdonald.
gets the flyers to within one. then things get crazy. under six minutes left. jake boreichek ties it right there. 40 seconds later, jason spezza adds a goal. the stars are up 5-4. ray emery who came in for steve mason looks like he has it covered right here, but they give the goal to dallas. 1:13 after that. michael roffle ties it up, 5-5. so we go to overtime. of course, the flyers do not want a shootout, so claude giroux shoots the game winner right here. flyers get their first win of the season, 6-5 in overtime. here is the captain. >> obviously we're happy to win the game and kind of battle like that at the end, to come back from 4-2 and then to score another goal and to come back, it's an ugly win, but you know what? we'll take it. >> yeah, they will. sixers' coach brown back with
the sixers last night. of course, he missed the thursdays night's game to be in joel embiid. sixers facing the magic in allentown. k.j. mcdaniels, 11 points for him. sixers leading almost the entire game. sampson, off-balance shot right here. then there's sixer drew gordon playing his brother aaron for the first time ever. drew with a team high 16 points. he wins. and the sixers win 95-84. the eagles are off this week. chip kelly still watching his eagles this weekend. the boston college eagles. here's chip with the b.c./clemson game in boston. chip has friends on the b.c. staff and he went to their practice this summer. as you know, chip is a footballaholic, always watching football. his eagles lost to clemson. villanova trailing by three. under a minute to go. wildcats looking for the go-ahead score. john robertson. the game-winning touchdown throw. noble wins 35-31. so the wildcats have won six in
a row. after the game, take a look at william and mary's coach, not happy with one of andy talley's players. >> i tell you what, they do something like that, number 15. their number 15. >> linebacker? >> hey, jim? matters. delaware hosting townsend. blue hens up seven in the fourth quarter. spencer wilkins takes the pass. look at all the blue hens mistackling there. 39-yard touchdown. so the game is tied at 17-17. then under a minute to go. darrius victor gives talson the victory. delaware loses, 24-17. penn has the longest fcs active win streak over an opponent. that's an ivy league record. eric siori with the touchdown. then alex torgensen, play action
finding ryan kelly. quakers win 31-7. their first win this season. take a look at midnight madness for the texas tech basketball team. that's texas coach tubby smith riding the motorcycle onto the court, but tubby takes a tumble. don't worry, he's okay. the only thing he worried about is if he scratched up the court. he did not. i'm john clark. have a great weekend. still ahead, if your child in case you didn't know, halloween is right around the corner. that means a lot of people are getting their costumes and their candy ready. it can be an expensive holiday. you won't believe how much people spend on halloween. we'll tell you about it after the break. four wholesome grains. sugar. only six? six grams of sugar?
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halloween is less than two weeks away. that means people across the country are shelling out big bucks for the holiday. researchers say the average person is expected to spend about $78 this year. as nbc 10's national correspondent explains, it is a real treat for the retailers. >> reporter: for retailers, there should be a lot more treats than tricks this halloween. predictions have consumers on target to spend $7.4 billion on everything from candy and costumes to decorations. making halloween bigger than
ever. >> it's about creating an experience. and i think that's why it's been able to propel itself into this giant industry that actually is the second fastest growing holiday for consumer spending. >> reporter: partygoers are expected to splurge on multiple getups and accessories for all ages. spending $350,000 dressing particular family members. >> halloween is kind of this hall pass where we get for one day to do the things that we love doing as kids, dressing up and playing pretend. indulging in the treats that we usually deny ourselves the rest of the year. >> reporter: from entertaining to home decor, high-end retailers are selling halloween-inspired goods to get a bite of some of the spo spooktackular sales. according to the national retail federation, 43% of shoppers start their halloween shopping in the first two weeks of october. with just under 25% waiting until the last minute. regardless of when, everyone is
doling out the cash. since 2005, spending on halloween is up 55%. >> no matter what the economic hardships are for families, they enjoy just letting loose on halloween and having fun. >> reporter: so carve your jack-o'-lanterns, load up the candy dish and prepare yourself for frightfully fun festivities. mark barger, nbc news. coming up, philadelphia is relaxing its marijuana laws. nbc 10's monique braxton has a preview. monique? >> reporter: rosemary, after the break, we're going to talk to police about how they plan to approach this whole measure that eases the punishment for marijuana possession. a good sunday morning. you saw monique's hair blowsing in the breeze. a little windy outside. winds gusting near 28 miles per hour in spots. also a cool start. there is a flag blowing as well. more about the wind today, the cool temperatures and a cold overnight. that's all coming up.