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i humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the united states. cheers and a standing ovation in cleveland as donald trump addresses the republican national convention. history-making speech, by the numbers, trump's 75 montgomery primetime address was the longest convention speech since the early 1970s. and the spotlight is officially now on the city of philadelphia, the democratic national convention begins next week and in just hours, we'll get a first look inside the transformed wells fargo center. nbc 10 news starts now.
>> good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today," i'm katy zachry. 4:30 on your friday. we have issued a first alert today because of the dangerous heat ahead today and through the weekend. for those details, let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert neighborhood forecast, a close look at communities across our area. >> it is going to it be a steamy one today, katy, pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware, right on through the weekend and into next week are going to feel the heat and humidity. very hot and humid conditions, really starts building today. we'll be in the middle 90s this afternoon. it will feel like it's close to 100. during this time period, the temperatures and the feels like temperatures will go even higher. this morning, though, they're coming down. 69 grows in the suburbs. 75 in philadelphia, low 70s in delaware and 68 degrees in the lehigh valley while it's 70 in new jersey. afternoon temperatures soar into the 90s. we'll be watching for late-day showers and thunderstorms in the lehigh valley, the suburbs and philadelphia. i'll go through this forecast hour by hour when i'm back in
just a few minutes. it is a friday. let's see how the commute is shaping up. jessica boyington with an update. >> we're watching the schuylkill expressway right now. this is what we wish this to look like around 4:30 in the morning, girard avenue, you can see behind me, the eastbound lanes are here and this is westbound. eastbound into center city, a 13-minute trip from the blue route to the vine street expressway. there's no problems there. speeds into the 50s, high 50s. all traffic is moving. there's nothing in your way there. nothing in your way over on the vine street expressway. that construction is not active this morning. if you typically wake up and head out the door and give yourself a diversion, both ways between broad street and the schuylkill are open this morning east and westbound. here's route 38 around nixon drive over in morristown, new jersey. no problems or delays, not even a car on the road. katy. and we will make america great again. god bless you and good night. i love you.
>> donald trump accepts the republican nomination for president and the arena in cleveland erupts with applause. his acceptance speech was one of the longest we've heard in decades. he touched on everything from what he plans to do if elected perfect he's to taking shots at democratic rival hillary clinton. nbc 10's matt delucia joins us now live from the digital operations center with a closer look at what was said last night. hi, matt. >> the convention had its moments of controversy and this was the moment the republicans were waiting for, a chance for donald trump to address the nation one on one. the speech was a long one. one hour and 15 minutes, the longest acceptance speechç datg back to 1972. he touched on a number of issues, a couple of excerpts here. at one point he says nobody knows the system better than me which is why i alone can fix it. at another point he called for immediately suspending immigration from any nation compromised by terrorism.
trump sought to unite the party and end the gathering on a high note with a strong message to the middle class and a promise to make america great again. >> it is time to show the whole world that america is back, bigger and better and stronger than ever before. >> trump also talked about attacks on law enforcement and condemned attacks on the lgbtq community which was met with applause. we went to local members of the pennsylvania delegation after the speech. they sean other p.a. delegates say they're rallied, focused and energized for the fight ahead against hillary clinton. >> he was amazing tonight. he was on point. he was sympathetic, all-inclusive what else could you ask for from the guy? >> i cried. it was so moving, to see ivanka
trump and mr. trump was inspiring and special. i'm excited to be here. >> trump and his running mate, mike pence, are heading back on the campaign trail. coming up at 5:00, i'll talk about the top three moments during the speech that had people on twitter reacting. live in the digital operations center, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. matt, thank you. the trump family affair continued last night. trump's daughter eivanka did he best to smooth out some of her father's rough edges. the 34 meerld-year-old mother of three tried to convince women voters that her father is the best man for the job. >> long before it was common place, you also saw women. my father values talents.
he recognizes real knowledge and skill when he finds it. he is color blind and jgender neutral. >> after hearing that speech, do you know donald trump? believe it or not, a former philadelphia eagle says he does. just ahead, hear what randall cunningham thinks about donald trump. nbc 10 is partnering with fact check.org for both political conventions. tap the nbc 10 app to see what we found when we checked the speeches at the rnc and check back with us next week when we fact check what is said at the dnc. with the rnc now in the history books, it's time for democrats to take center stage right here in philadelphia. let's take a live look outside at the wells fargo center in south philadelphia where the democratic national convention committee will officially unveil the stage and podium later this morning. mayor jim kenney and the convention committee's ceo will be there to take a look ahead to next week and point out that the
dnc plans are on time and on budget. philadelphia will host 50,000 dnc delegates, visitors and protesters next week. that will affect roads and parking. broad street, south of packer avenue will close. streets around fdr park and the wells fargo center will also close. on sunday, the city will begin towing cars. however, the affect will not just be on people living in south philadelphia. it will felt in center city and hr(t&ho >> it's going to be rough, trying to get into the city every day. whether you're taking the bus or riding, if you can get a spot. >> one bright spot, penndot says construction zones like the one on the vine street expressway will be clear of workers during the convention to allow traffic to move more easily through center city. nbc 10 is planning extensive coverage of the democratic national convention starting this weekend. we will report live from inside
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boyington is standing by with a look at 202 now. construction you're watching? >> yes, katy. we're watching construction on route 202. these are our cameras around route 29. we might see lane restrictions. you can only see them when a car moves through. see cones in the area. that construction project looks to be cleared for the most part. six minutes southbound from the schuylkill to route 29. average speeds into the 60s. more updates for you when i'm back in ten. now your nbc 10 first alert
weather. >> it's a steamy day ahead. 75 degrees right now in philadelphia with the winds blowing at 9 miles an hour. that's a southwesterly wind today. the humidity and the heat will be building. 90s this afternoon will feel like it's closer to 100 degrees. the suburbs, sunshine and dropping right now, 70 degrees will likely drop n]o the 60s. that's a warmer start than yesterday. it's going to be a hotter afternoon. 90 degrees. that's at 2:00, into the 90s for the lehigh valley. 88 breeze at lunch time, 92 at 2:00 this afternoon, with those winds increasing during the afternoon and then there's a possibility of late day storms, most likely after the 4:00 hour. the lehigh valley could see strong storms. for new jersey, it's lots of sunshine and heat pumping into the area with those southwesterly winds. 70 right now. low 80s at 10:00, into the upper 80s, close to 90 degrees at noontime. like most of the day, even though it won't be up to 90
degrees at that hour, it will feel like it's into the 90s and during the afternoon it will feel even hotter with the higher humidity. at the shore, look at those temperatures, upper 80s this afternoon. a quick warmup after starting in the middle 70s. 86 degrees at noontime and delaware you'll feel the heat today. low 80s at 10:00, low 90s by 2:00 and steamy conditions to make it feel like it's in the upper 90s today. we'll go through the next ten days with the ten-day outlook when i come back in just a few minutes. we'll be right back. smelled like yoga-aroma.
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back in april. you talked about how he and trump met. tell us more. >> the former eagles quarterback 1990s that aired here on nbc 10. randall cunningham's celebrity wrap. >> when you're a winner or not a winner, the money is a score card. it's fun, nice, it solves problems, even creates problems. >> trump was using now familiar phrases. i asked cunningham if there were hints of the man we're seeing now on the campaign trail? >> donald doesn't play. he said look at this. it's a bunch of numbers. what is this? these are my casinos, man. i'm looking, look closer, i'd have to put my glasses on nowadays. donald just showed me how much he was making. and it wasn't a big deal.
he's real like that. >> cunningham says he loves him as a man but won't say who he's voting for come november. randall says donald reminds him of another successful businessman, cowboys owner jerry jones. that might not be a ringing endorsement for eagles fans in the battle ground state of pennsylvania. >> not here. i did grow up in a cowboys household, which i probably should not admit. >> breaking news. >> vai will not be sitting next to me in the next two hours. thank you, see you shortly. the family of a 49-year-old woman found beaten to death had her bedroom is urging whoever did it to come forward. the victim, a mother and grandmother was found dead in her bedroom in hunting park. they family gathered outside the home on north percy street as police investigated. they tell us she was always volunteering at her church. >> if you were in need and it was something you needed, she would do it.
>> to grip some of the things mentally in your head that just happened to my mother-in-law. one can't sleep for a week or two. >> there is a surveillance camera across the street on a neighbor's property. the family says they think they know who may have done it. a carjacker did not get very far after stealing a car from a valet attendant in center city. he used a nif knife to threaten attendant. the guy took off in the stolen car but rear-ended someone at broad and carpenter. that's where police arrested him. we're working with local animal shelters to find pets forever homes like this pair of dogs you'll meet. this is kate and blue. they became orphaned after their owner in west virginia was killed. she was electrocuted during historic flooding when she went into her basement to retrieve
family photos. neighbors only learned something was wrong when the dogs kept bark and crying. a family friend brought the dogs to a shelter in our area. they're being fostered out of a rescue in pottstown but they need to find a home together. >> their foster home has a whole acre that's fence. they roam around the entire property. they love to just kind of do what he's doing, lay down and just be in the shade, maybe when it's less warm they'll like to sun themselves more. april moyer says it's extremely difficult to phone a home for two dogs together. it was a wish of their late owner. more than 3,000 animals will be available at over 30 shelterses. adoption fees are waived but you do need to bring your i.d. we have a liséç of others on at
nbc 10 app, click clear the shelters. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> we're heading into very challenging weather, dangerous heat over the next few day. challenging for humans and pets alike. clear skies right now from the city to the shore and the shore will be very enticing. it won't as hot at the shore. you'll see a big warmup, 73 degrees at the shore. 75 in philadelphia. there are cooler areas and the numbers will come down a little bit more, 60s and 70s in south jersey at 68 in clayton, audubon is 72 degrees and 69 in lumberton. it will be dangerous heat over the next several day, pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. that's why we've issued a first alert for friday, saturday, sunday and monday. when the very hot and humid conditions will give us feels like temperatures of 100 to 105 degrees. and this is what it looks like during the day today for philadelphia. it will be in the low 90s at 1:00 this afternoon. into the middle 90s but with a
higher humidity, it will feel like closer to 100 degrees this afternoon. and those numbers go up this weekend. coming down this afternoon, a possibility of some showers and thunderstorms. you can see showers moving across lake erie. those are a possibility for us later this afternoon. the hour biff -- by hour forecast, throws them moving through the trenton and lehigh valley area. later in the iafternoon, the potential for stronger storms. it may not be all day sunshine but it will be a hot afternoon. 95 degrees. watch out for the storms later today. hotter and more humid, 97 degrees after a morning low of 76 degrees. humidity may come down a little bit on sunday. it's still going to be hot and feel like more than 100 degrees and the heat and humidity bump up on monday when we could see more storms. look at tuesday, 95 degrees, the
high temperature. slow cooling over the next week, wednesday, thursday and friday into the lower 90s with a chance of showers for friday. by saturday, we're still hot and humid, up to 90 degrees with the storms taking a break by sunday afternoon. take it easy out there. it's going to get hot and stay hot for the near future. katy? >> all right, bill, thanks so much. about nine minutes before 5:00 a.m. on our friday. we did make it to friday. let's check in with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington on how the traffic is running on 95. >> thanks, katy. we are starting off on 95. there's an ongoing construction project. these are our cameras around cottman avenue, the northbound side of 95. that exit ramp for cottman avenue is blocked off still. it typically opens back up around the 5:00 hour. southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway, still a 12-minute trip. no problems there. we have average speeds into the
60s as well. also watch for a disabled vehicle in plymouth on east ridge pike and fairfield road. here's the 42 freeway over in new jersey. no problems north or southbound. maybe you're headed into the shore, into philadelphia, up over the walt whitman bridge, still only a five-minute trip. >> nbc 10 needs your help recognizing people making a difference in our community. we're giving away grats to local nonprofits. we call it 21st century solutions. the goal is to support organizations that are implementing new and innovative programs. find the application on our website, nbc10.com and the deadline to apply is august 26th. the cape may lewes ferry is back on schedule this morning. crews needed to repair the engine on one of three boats shut(ling passengers between new jersey and delaware. next week, democrats converge on philadelphia and that means security will be stepped up across the area. it includes local waterways.
good morning, everyone. jessica boyington taking a look at your first alert traffic. just before 5:00 a.m. right now. we're taking a look at route 309 right around the pa turnpike. see one lonely little car heading through the area. that's a good thing. we hope that it stays this way for the rest of your morning. that's why i'm here to let you know and keep you updated. we'll check in with new jersey roads when i'm back in the 5:00 hour. jessica, we'll see you then. now to what could be a big economic blow to one community in south jersey.
a progresso soup plant in cumberland county is under threat of closing. it may close under a global restructuring plan announced yesterday. the closing still has to be negotiated with union officials. workers are stunned at this thought that the plant may close. >> nobody seen this coming. this is going to affect so many people. in vineland, especially, there's so many couples here that work. both of them will lose their job. >> shock. definitely shock. everyone is scared now. we can't believe that this happened. >> general mills says if the ç plant does close, it would not happen until next summer. 5,000 new job are coming to pennsylvania. amazon is coming to the state with new distribution and fulfillment centers. the company will spend at least $150 million and hire people for full time jobs. amazon is getting $15 million in
tax credit from the state. if you don't like snakes, listen but look away. new this morning, police in manchester township, ocean county are issuing a warning about rattlesnakes. manchester township police sent us these pictures after confirming sightings of timber rattlesnakes in the roosevelt section of the township. those types of snakes are poisonous but considered endangered in new jersey. it is illegal to kill, handle or harass them. police say if you see one, don't disturb it or approach it. make a safe distance away and call them. the phillies start a road trip tonight in pittsburgh and the game is right here on nbc 10. it's the first of a three-game series against the pirates. first pitch is at 7:05. we're in the middle of another round of powerball pandemonium. the jackpot for tomorrow night's drawing is $390 million. the most recent winners were smith and her seven children.
they split a jackpot worth more than $429 million back in may. it's the largest prize ever won by a single lottery ticket in the state of new jersey. we previewed this in the last half hour but we're bringing it back to you again. a little girl with a big voice who stole the show at the rnc last night. this 6-year-old. ♪ america america ♪ god shed his grace on thee >> that 6-year-old is from galloway township, just amazing. she perform a medley of christian and patriotic songs to warm up the crowd last night. ahead of the prime time speeches, her dad, rodney jerkins is a record producer. he's responsible for hits by brandi, michael jackson and destiny child.
she was a contestant on "america's got talent" and "little big shot." you're watching "nbc 10 news today." nbc 10 news at 5:00 a.m. starts right now. >> i am your voice. nobody knows the system better than me. which is why i alone can fix it. and right now on "nbc 10 news today" -- >> cheers and standing ovation addressed the republican national convention. history-making speech. we'll also talk to you about his speech last night. we're going to go inside the wells fargo center in just a few hours from now where mayor jim kenney and the head of the dnc
committee, the ceo, will unveil the podium and all of the work they've done inside the wells fargo center in south philadelphia. that's just a few hours from now. nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning, i'm vai sikahema. good to be with you this friday morning. it's friday, i can't believe it's finally here. >> it's 5:00 a.m. we're inching closer to friday fun day. first alert meteorologist bill henley is joining us right now with a look at weather across your area. >> it will be a steamy one. we issued a first alert to the dangerous heat we're heading into today with in pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. we're talking hot and humid conditions. it will feel like 100 to 100 degrees. upper 60s in the suburbs for new jersey and the lehigh valley. 74n