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this is nbc 10 news. right now on "nbc 10 news today," primary day. we are now less than two hours away from the polls opening in pennsylvania and delaware. we're breaking down exactly what you need to know. voters in pennsylvania, you'll see more than the presidential candidates' names on your ballot. >> meanwhile at 5:30 this morning, we're focusing on lincoln financial field. right now we're tracking showers and thunderstorms in our area. we could even see hail today. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. live at the national constitution center. today is primary day for voters in pennsylvania and delaware. and this morning, we're taking a closer look at the role those voters will play in nominating, in choosing the nominees on both the democratic and republican
side. more on that in a moment. first, let's check with first alert meteorologist bill henley. >> that first round of showers and thunderstorms, though they were strong, they have moved out. delaware saw some of the strongest. 57 degrees in delaware. wilmington reported some hail. you will see sunshine before the next round of showers pops up this afternoon. by 11:00 this morning, delaware 76 degrees. right now, new jersey, 63. that's the warm spot. nobody is really cold. 50s for the pennsylvania suburbç in the lehigh valley. at 59 degrees in philadelphia with a bit of sunshine will heat up to summer-like levels this afternoon. by 10:00 this morning. it won't be an all-day rainfall. not everybody will get it all at once. we could see them pop up with 80s today in philadelphia. upper 70s for the pennsylvania suburbs and earlier showers will keep the lehigh valley a bit
cooler this afternoon. right now, we are dry in philadelphia, wilmington, atlantic city. but look to the north. that's where we're tracking showers through the pocono mountains right now. we'll go through the futurecast hour by hour when i'm back in ten minutes to show you when we can expect the showers to arrive in your neighborhood. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> we did have construction closing the burlington bristol until about 5:00. went a little bit behind schedule but we're all clear. you don't have to take the tacony palmyra anymore as your alterna alternate. the burlington bristol is back open to traffic. here's the schuylkill expressway around girard avenue. no problems in either direction. in to center city, drive times still doing okay, eastbound from the blue route to the vine street expressway, a 13-minute trip with average speeds into the 60s. more updates on more of the majors when i'm back in the next ten. vai? now to decision 2016 and today is primary day in pennsylvania and delaware and some other states along the east coast.
let's show you a live picture outside a polling place in bristol, bucks county. voter hours in pennsylvania and delaware are from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. it's different this year, once candidate may not win a majority of delegates. sara winski who developed the headed to the white house exhibit here at the national constitution center told us that pennsylvania and delaware cowl be key in deciding who will win the nominations, especially when it comes to the republican race. >> every delegate counts, especially on the republican side. we don't know reallyç what's going to happen. if either party will be able to, you know, get -- any candidate in either party will be able to get enough support beforehand. >> winning your vote is just the first step for the white house candidate who as you heard are really after delegates. in pennsylvania, the democrats will be going after 189
delegates, handed out proportionately based on total votes. there are 54 unbound delegates up for grabs. those unbound delegates can back anyone they want. >> you can kind of find but by doing a little research who they say they're going to maybe support. they may say they support the statewide winner or district winner or candidate but they're not bound to do that. once they get to convention, they can vote for whatever they want. >> delaware state, much smaller than pennsylvania has fewer delegates. for the republicans, 16 delegates, winner takes all for the democrats, 21 delegates. we have it all on our free nbc 10 app. all the information about the candidates and we'll send you push alerts as soon as primaries are added up later tonight. tad's primaries are not just about the presidential election.
there are local elections such as the race for attorney general in pennsylvania. we'll take a look at that and how the presidential primaries and voter turnout could impact the local races. that's coming up. vai? >> thank you, tracy. this morning in wilmington, police, school officials and neighbors are still looking for answers on how a 16-year-old student was killed. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live for us in wilmington this morning. understandably, this community is still in mourning. >> absolutely, vai. last night there was a crowd of about 100 or so people looking for more answers. we'll get to that in just a moment. for right now, it is the primary election day. that means there won't be any school for students but there will be something for parents later on tonight. the school is holding meetings today and wednesday for parents and students to discussç their concerns following an on-campus fight that resulted in the death of 16-year-old amy
joyner-francis. the exact cause of death is still pending. charges have not yet been filed. the wilmington police chief said last night at that meeting he expects that to change soon. by the end of the week, he says, he believes they will have all the evidence in place to file charges against three girls. police say amy joyner-francis was assaulted at howard high school of technology thursday by at least two girls in a downstairs bathroom. she was flown to the hospital where she died of her injuries. police, they've been sifting through a lot of evidence. some of that involves social media posts. there have been images floating around online that appear to show that confrontation. >> kids, teens, young adults, they need to be taught intervention skills. is it really necessary to video every single thing you do? or is it necessary -- is it
necessary to step up and say, not in my school. not in my community. not in my state. >> reporter: that was just part of what came out of that meeting last night. students who knew the victim say the fight was over a boy. so tonight, at 7:00, parents of 10th and 11th grade students are invited to attend this meeting. tomorrow it ill with be 9th and 12th graders. reporting live in wilmington, delaware, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> it's a dry start this morning. storms, you may have heard them overnight, they have completely moved offshore this morning. we'll see a big warmup, look at the breaks in the clouds. the sun coming up just after 6:00 will be bright enough to send our temperatures into theville. something you can notice at the bottom of the screen, the seven-day forecast shows today will be the warmest of the next seven. showers are to the çnorthwest.
this is the next line we're watching and the possibility is that these showers will reach part of the area by later this morning. look at how they sweep into philadelphia. that's by 11:00 this morning. those are light rain showers moving through. south jersey and delaware seeing lots of sunshine. that will heat things up fairly quickly and could fuel later day storms. scattered showers farther north and west. here comes the possibility of showers and thunderstorms developing during the afternoon hours. that's 3:30 this afternoon. look at middletown, delaware, into south jersey. heavier downpours and the possibility of some strong gusts accompanying those storms. and then they're moving out and we're clearing out for this either. so your hour by hour forecast is calling for a mild start. 59 degrees right now in philadelphia. 81 degrees at 1:00 this afternoon. then that chance of storms if you go into the afternoon hours.
70s with a chance of showers in the pennsylvania suburbs. that first line comes through and storms are possible this afternoon. the lehigh valley, starting off completely dry now. 54 degrees. 72 at lunch time, we could see scattered showers developing at the noontime hour. later in the day, it's new jersey that will see the storms develop with winds out of the west at 16 miles an hour. summer-like temperatures to fuel those storms. that's after a cool but not necessarily cold start this morning. at the jersey shore, starting off in the 60s, heading into the 70s and the chance of some showers later in the afternoon, even at the shore and for delaware, 57 degrees now with some sunshine breaking through this morning. 79 at noontime. 81 degrees at 2:00 in the afternoon. there you can see the chance of showers continues into the afternoon and early evening hours. and then we will be drying out. you may have seen that on the seven-day forecast. when i come back we'll go beyond the seven day with a ten-day
outlook. vai? >> just about 20 minutes before 6:00. still early enough to get out the door. roads still appear to beç lookg good. jersey, we've gotten them a lot of love, 95, 295, now 42? >> creek road approaching the philadelphia area. from 55 to the walt whitman bridge. a five-minute trip, average speeds into the 60s. we're also watching an accident in plymouth. fayette street and east 13th avenue, possible lane restrictions there. here's the boulevard around 13th street. a few more cars, not creating problems or big delays or backups in either direction. still construction heading from new jersey into delaware this morning. just a partial lane closure. not figure that we're expecting to see big delays from. we are still in the green here, no problems backing into new jersey on the turnpike or 295 right now. more updates when i'm back in
the next ten. vai? >> thank you, jessica. 59 degrees in philadelphia at 5:40. we're taking you on a tour of rio. ahead, find out about the local flavor in brazil and a special philadelphia connection. and our live coverage of primary day continues here at the national constitution center. coming up in a few minutes, we'll take a look at some of the local races of importance and why your vote will make a difference.
welcome back on this primary day 2016. voters will go to the polls today in pennsylvania and delaware. let's break down a couple of the local races for you. first, four democrats are running for u.s. senate in pennsylvania. they are joseph, katie mcginty, fe fetterman and joe sestak. on the republican side, montgomery county state senator john rafferty is facing joe peters. attorney general kathleen kane who is facing criminal charges decided not to run for re-election. now, your vote will have a
significant impact on who wins today's primary. voter turnout is key. experts we talk to said voter turnout matters, especially for the democrats. one political analyst suggested that high female turnout could benefit katie mcginty. while a big millennial vote would boost bernie sanders. nick marzano said the goal is to show young people why it's important to vote. >> when you see them get a chance to talk to their council member or state rep, and realize these are folks that live down the street from them, their eyes open up and they get hook for life. >> only 20% of registered voters showed up to the polls in the 2012 pennsylvania primary. we'll find out what happens today. be sure to watch "nbc 10 news today" and tonight. make sure you have the free nbc 10 app with you. we'll have live updates
throughout the evening and our digital team on nbc10.com will be providing behind the scenes access in our newsroom. watch results on nbc 10 news at 11:00. they'll have up to the minute results. vai? nbc 10 is bringing you the stories of brazil as it prepares for the summer olympic games. jacqueline london travelled to rio where they managed to find a taste of philly. you might call it the reading terminal market on steroids. row upon row, floor upon floor of fresh, delicious çfood. in this market you can buy beautiful fruit that you can't find in the united states. that's guava. jacqueline tried the cod fish cake with a little drizzle of olive oil. >> that's so good. >> it is good. >> check this out. see that eagles jersey that guy is wearing? our guys who are a brother and sister team from rio who spent years living in philly. >> what did you love most about
philly besides the eagles? >> the food. the food is awesome. philly cheese steak, i miss it so much. >> well, coming up, they'll tell us what every philadelphian needs to know about rio. it's in our special rio 100 airing tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. right here on nbc 10. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 5:47 and mild this morning. we had clouds move through overnight. came with showers. now it's completely dry. that's the view from center city. 59 degrees now in philadelphia. look at the warmup, though. 10:00 this morning. sunshine, some clouds, 74 degrees. we will see some wet weather but we're starting off with warm. 50s for the lehigh valley, the suburbs, look at delaware, 57 degrees. south jersey is 63 and it's warm at the shore as well. right now, 58 degrees. delaware, marshalltown is at 56.
that's our starting point. we're in for summer-like temperatures. still springtime but into the 80s. that will likely fuel storms and thunderstorms late in the day. we watch the numbers climb. yesterday's high was 77. today we're heading for 83 degrees in philadelphia. well above average, which is in the 60s. we'll return to that tomorrow. for today, the showers you may have heard overnight are now well past us offshore but we're watching for the next round of showers coming in from the northwest. you can see that line has made some progress since we went on the air at 4:00 this morning. even a few lightning bolts in there, too. thunderstorms are a possibility this afternoon after a dry morning commute. the futurecast showing at 9:30 this morning the showers on the move, moving towards the lehigh valley. through the lehigh valley into philadelphia, some light rain showers. that's at 11:00 this morning. then we'll get a break, even some breaks in the clouds with sunshine and that's when things will really heat up this afternoon. that will likely fuel more
scattered showers and possibly heavier thunderstorms. most likely in delaware and south jersey. with those storms cowl be more small hail like we saw overnight and also strong winds. the ten-day outlook, a warm one today. those storms later this afternoon and into the evening hours, into the early evening hours. clearing out for tomorrow and cooling down. 49 in the morning, 66 in the afternoon. dry for your pennsylvania. chance of showers, friday, same story. that will keep us in the 50s for thursday and friday. dry on the first half of the weekend. more showers are likely sunday. but i think they'll be coming in later in the day. the blue cross broad street run will likely be dry. showers return for monday and a chance of scattered showers tuesday and wednesday. it will be warmer wednesday afternoon and it will be drying out for thursday with partly sunny skies up to 71 degrees. your ten-day outlook. vai? >> thank you, bill. just about ten minutes before
6:00. jessica boyington, i'm peeking over at your camera on 95. still look goods. we both know it will not remain that way. >> not at all, vai. >> the next half hour, 45 minutes or so, we start to see big delays on 95 heading into center city. we saw construction clearing out of the way. that's why you see brake lights up here. no big delays either side of 95 right now. whether you're headed in or out of center city. the ask schuylkill expressway, still looking okay here. it's still early for that. a 12-minute trip into center city from the blue route to the vine with speeds into the 60s. we're still doing okay through the conshohocken curve. also watching some more construction, walnut lane is closed between park lane drive and henry avenue. of course that's ongoing until september. definitely something you want to plan into your morning. vai? >> thank you, jessica.ç flying the next. we're hearing from eagles quarterback sam bradford's agent and his future in philadelphia
and what sam now wants from the eagles. it wasn't as serious injury it was a herniated disc. anything that could go wrong went wrong. i've been in the hospital twenty three times since. the bills started to pile up. i had nothing to give. we had nothing in the refrigerator. i would be dead and not sitting here right now if it wasn't for pond lehocky.
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alert traffic here. we're watching new jersey out in marlton around route 73 and route 70. that circle that they have there. you can see not a lot of backups or delays in the airy. no problems on 70 or 73 right now. we are starting to see some more cars head out the door. no major jams yet but i'll show you where when i come back in the 6:00 hour. our live primary day 2016 continues now. voters go to the polls in pennsylvania and delaware. polls open in just about an hour. here's what you need to know as you're heading out the door today. the polls in pennsylvania and delaware will be open from 7:00 this morning until 8:00 tonight. everyone can vote for the presidential candidate they want to represent their party. pennsylvania's top races include u.s. senator and state attorney general. remember, the free nbc 10 app is a great resource on this primary day. here's a look inside the app itself. you'll find news from both political parties, a real-time delegate tracker and push alerts when we get results of winners.
the nbc 10 app has an on the issue section where you can click to compare the candidates and you can also take a quiz to see where you stand. find out which candidateç matcs your beliefs best and make your decision based on that. vai? >> thank you, tracy. a new quarterback controversy. the agent for eagles quarterback sam bradford confirmed in a satellite radio interview that his client requested a trade after the birds moved up to get the number two pick in the draft, presumably to take a quarterback. our john clark yesterday sat down exclusively with eagles vice president of player personnel and asked him about the situation. >> has sam bradford informed you guys that he wants to be traded? >> john, i want to reiterate our support for sam bradford. i go back to our statements of last week. sam is our starting quarterback. his agent and sam know how we feel about him. these workouts are voluntary. we look forward to seeing sam again in the near future. >> and nbc 10 has you covered on
draft day coming up in a couple days. be sure to watch our special eagles draft day thursday night, 7:00 p.m. we'll have exclusive interviews with the team's new decisionmakers like howie roseman, plus analysis on the picks from football hall of famers. this weekend, thousands will run in the philadelphia tradition. the blue cross broad street run is this sunday. for the second year in a row we'll be broadcasting the entire event live on nbc 10 and telemundo 62 from start to finish and everywhere in between. nbc 10 airs the blue cross broad street run live on sunday. our coverage begins at 8:00 that morning. and join us on friday for red, set, run. the experts show us what runners need to do leading up to the race. we'll show you the best places to watch the race along the course and what's new at this year's health and wellness expo. we'll continue to cover the primary day for you this morning. all new at 6:00, a home turns
into a ball of fire in delaware county and this morning, there's nothing left but a charred frame. we'll tell you what state police are telling us about who lives here. plus this morning, 12 hours this crash that left a teenager dead, the pennsylvania turnpike we'll
have an update on the person would was driving that truck. eir part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
nbc 10 news starts now. right now on "nbc 10 news today," it is primary day. attention shifts from the campaign trail to the voting booth
in pennsylvania and delaware. and throughout the night, crews worked to clear the pennsylvania turnpike of this accident that happened about 3:00 yesterday afternoon. we'll have you covered on that situation and the latest with the traffic there. and also have your umbrella handy today.
another round of rain and storms coming this afternoon as we take a live look there at center city philadelphia from high above. good morning. and welcome to "nbc 10 news today," on primary day, i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. live at the national constitution center, it is primary day. voters going to the polls in pennsylvania and delaware. coming up, we'll take a closer look at what role they will play in choosing the democratic and republican nominee for president. we'll also look at the local races and we'll take you inside this interactive exhibit here at the national constitution center called headed to the white house. all that in just a minute. first, let's get you caught up on the weather for voting day, primary day with nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. >> getting a mild start after storms overnight. dry in philadelphia, 59 degrees. clouds in the pennsylvania suburbs, starting to see a little bit of sunshine break through the clouds in delaware. we'll see a quick warmup to 70 degrees at 9:00. look at the noontime temperature os