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heaviest rain just to the south. this is where the flash flood threat is this morning. heavy downpours. a flood warning in effect for sussex county. a few have moved into delaware bay but have not spread. a few isolated showers and we have seen thunderstorms, just a few lightning bolts into south jersey. but during the day today, we will get a break from some of the heavier rainfall. and actually see cloudy conditions to keep things cool. and don't get rid of your umbrella because we'll have more rain moving right back into the area during the afternoon hours. it's all going to combine to keep temperatures cool. low 60s in delaware. you see the rain falling in lehigh valley. 67 degrees there. sunshine not happening today. the clouds will hang in there. and the steady rain continues for some of the suburbs and lehigh valley. parts of new jersey, in the 60s and the clouds will hang in and
showers at the shore. >> a look at the forecast hour by hour and futurecast, we'll show you where the rain will likely have a break. when i come back. but first francesca ruscio is here with the "first alert" traffic. >> folks, allow extra time with caution we're starting to see disabled vehicles. we're looking at road closures because of an earlier accident between route 13 and highway 3. what we know within that stretch of route 13, both the northbound and southbound section remain closed. this is right around cobbs creek parkway. this just came in not too long ago. we're stillch whatting the disabled vehicle in the upper merion and the schuylkill expressway. the conditions out there, folks, because it's so wet, you really need to allow extra time and be careful. take a look at travel times woodhaven to the vine, 14 minutes still in the green.
use caution, when i come back, we'll take a look at the vine street expressway. 5:01. this morning, delaware could seat heaviest of today's rain and parts of the state are under a flash flood warning. >> nbc10's matt delucia is live, matt, what can you tell us? >> reporter: vai and tracy, wee on dupont highway to give you an idea of what drivers are experienced. at the intersection of cristian that road. some of the big trucks here earlier this morning. we're starting to see more traffic as the day goes on. you can see the rain is falling, it's pretty steady at this point. it picks up every now and then. you might see that in the lights. also what we're experiencing as i try to hold up my umbrella, gusty winds as well. you can see some of the flags here blowing as well. and throughout the area, we've been seeing the same issue. right here, you can see, this umbrella -- well, that's going to need a real fixing at this point.
yeah, it's a little windy out there. maybe not a good idea for an umbrella. the next time i see you at 5:30, i'll have my hood up. be careful on the roads. of course, some of the side streets could be flooded. take it slow. for now, i'm live in new castle, matt delucia, "nbc10 news." 5:03. 61 degrees. new this morning, philadelphia police arrested a man for allegedly driving drunk after his pickup truck crashed into a police patrol car in cobbs creek injured the officer inside. it happened at cobbs creek and christian street. medics took the officer to the hospital. now, that officer was working the crime scene where police shot and killed a man accused of stabbing multiple people. >> nbc10's apamela osborne is live outside of police headquarters. one of the victims is the suspect's son? >> reporter: that's right, we're talking an 8-year-old boy.
and police say he was just one of several people that father injured during that rampage last night. police were initially called to respond to shots fired. when they got to the scene, they saw knives. according to police, a suspect a man in his 30s assaulted his 15-year-old daughter there. afterwards, he began stabbing his 8-year-old son. the child also had his throat cut. that father then went after a 13-year-old family friend. we're told that both children had been stabbed several times in the chest. they're in critical condition right now. the attack continued. the suspect weather to a family friend's home near cobbs creek and webster asking for something to eat. police say once inside, he slashed a 70-year-old woman in the face. he also punched a 42-year-old woman. police confronted the suspect outside of that home.
police say he refused commands by refusing to remove his hands from his pockets. and when he moved he was shot by officers. the suspect died from injuries. a woman tells us her son played with the 8-year-old victim who is now fighting for his life. >> all i hear is pop, pop, pop, pop. >> i am devastated. i can't believe it happened. >> reporter: and apolice found a knife at the suspect's home and also a broken knife at the second home as well as a meat clee cleaver. we do know that that suspect's own 15-year-old daughter told police she believes her father may have been on drugs at the time he admitted these alleged
acts. reporting outside of police headquarters, i'm pamela osborne, "nbc10 news." homeowners in cheltenham township are learning about alternatives that may help cut their sewer repair bills which are now stilted to be in the thousands. council leaders presented this to the residents last night. it includes waiving permit fees, getting a bank to offer low interest financing. cheltenham's school auditorium was packed. the sewer system is in bad shape after years of overflow from nearby creeks. homeowners may have to pay for the repair of lines which lead to their properties. right now it's unclear. >> hopefully, they find that they've had a lot of leakage into the homes. >> i haven't met anybody who is putting a house on the market right now. >> the time line for when people will need to get their sewer lines repaired may be announced
at another meeting in late fall, early winter. investigators now searching for a motive after they say a teenager opened fire outside of an elementary school in south carolina. police have that suspect in custody. he called his grandparents yesterday afternoon but was incoherent and when they went to his home to check on him, they found the teen's father dead. a teacher and two opportunities were hurt. one boy remains in critical condition. the other victims are already out of the hospital. >> i former director at a mental health treatment facility is accused of embezzling more than $500,000 in federal funding. federal prosecutors say she stole money to 2014. she's accused of writing checks to family and friends and then forging signatures to cash them.
and in camden county, first responders who protect and serve the community in a mass. >> since 2000, the diocese of camden has held a blue mass to recognize law enforcement and other first spornds for their service and sacrifice. this year's mass at st. mary's church in blackwood was standing room only. >> just the solidarity to see everyone and to be together as one. >> the priest who delivered the homily is the son of a police officer and spoke about the impact law enforcement jobs can have on family. today, the new jersey assembly will vote on several key bills. among the legislation they're considering a bill to eliminate the use of standardized tests for teacher evaluations. another would requirement state to compensate local governments
during the ongoing transportation crisis. and another bill would allow striking workers to receive unemployment benefits. >> now, your nbc10 "first alert" weather. nine minutes after 5:00, a rainy view, rehoboth beach, blog the camera off for the view of the ocean. look at the rain coming down in the suburbs of philadelphia, into new jersey, steady rain in burlington, glouster and camden county. you can see thunderstorm activity in eastern maryland. along the maryland shore. the showers we saw yesterday spread inland quickly to the other. this morning, the heaviest rains are really not budging. they're in southern delaware right now. and that very heavy rainfall has been coming down at a rate of close to 3 inches an hour. some areas have already picks up 4, 5, 6 inches of rain. that's why a flood warning in effect for that area. the threat of more showers
during the morning will be with us. but we will see some break information the rain, especially during the morning commute for southern and central delaware and into south jersey. but the steady rain will stilling falling just across the delaware into new jersey to philadelphia, northern delaware, look at the suburbs of the lehigh valley. got steady rain in the allentown area. that's 7:30 this morning. that keeps pushing to the north. the pocono mountains will see that steady rainfall at 10:30. and just now looking at steady showers and steady wind keeping the clouds in place for trenton, philadelphia, and wilmington and delaware and new jersey. more rain at times during the day today and into the afternoon hours. at lunch time, dryness in parts of the area. won't last. another round of showers cupping in during the midafternoon hours. and those showers will make steady progress to the north. so for the afternoon and evening commute, the rain will be coming down once again. so, the forecast is calling for dreary conditions today.
look what it does for the temperatures. in the 60s for philadelphia, for the suburbs and for the lehigh valley. cloudy skies, 63 degrees for 4:00 this afternoon for the lehigh valley. steady rain in delaware. and the heavier rain still thunderstorm activity still possible at 8:00 this morning. especially farther to the south and showers off and on. 60s in delaware and new jersey, rain steady with mostly cloudy skies at noon time. and clouds and showers will hang in there at 4:00 this afternoon. look at the winds for the jersey shore right on through the day. keeping the temperatures in the 60s and low 70s and driving the moisture into the area. this is not the end of the rain anyway. there's more with a look at the weekend forecast in a few minutes. 5:11 on this thursday morning. with the rain falling, it's a good idea to get out sooner. >> yeah, get a check of the
roads. "first alert" traffic reporter francesca ruscio has that. >> vai and tracy, i would recommend allowing extra time. especially on this rainy morning. at gloucester county show be more on the roadways. i'll have the specifics. take a look at cobbs creek parkway. we're looking at road closures from an earlier accident right in between route 13 and highway 3. route 13, northbound and southbound, that section is closed in both directions, i should say, cobbs creek parkway. upper merion, we're watching this vehicle still in play but not affecting traffic. we're going to be watching the disabled vehicle and letting you folks know to allow time. route 29 towards the schuylkill expressway it will take you nine minutes. now, when i come back, i'll have
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5:15, a look at the nbc10 "first alert" radar. tracking rain across the entire area. southern delaware which is under a flash flood warning could see the most rain. later today, family friends and fellow firefighters will remember one of the would wilmington firefighters killed in the line of duty last weekend. >> a public viewing beginnings at 5:00 p.m. for the senior firefighter thickets. he and lieutenant leach lost their lives while battling a fire last week. died in the row home trapped in the basement. thickets died when he went in to try to find leach. both memorials will be held saturday at the wilmington riverfront. two other firefighters are recovering from burns at the burn center. and congress has overridden a veto by president barack obama for the first time since he took office. both the house and senate
wednesday rejected his veto of legislation that would allow families of september 11 victims to sue the government of saudi arabia. the bill now becomes a law despite the potential that they warned it could put u.s. troops at risk. democrats had vowed to block the bill until republicans added money to address the water crisis in flint, michigan. but the agreement clears the way for the passage of a funding bill that would keep the government from shutting down at midnight tomorrow. a new spending bill would also provide long delayed money to fight the zika virus. happening right now -- the body of former israeli president shimon peres is lying in state in front of the country's parliament building in jerusalem. thousands are paying their respects to peres including
israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. peres died yesterday from complications following a stroke. he was 92 years of age. president obama and bill clinton and other world leaders for a funeral service tomorrow. california has ended its statute of limitations in rape cases following allegations against bill cosby. the state had a ten-year limit for prosecutors to file charges. a new law gets rid of the time limit. dozens of women have accused cosby of sexual assault but in all cases prosecutors could not charge him because the alleged incidents took place too long ago. cosby was charged in montgomery county because the incident was within the statute of limitations. cosby denied all charges against him. "first alert" traffic reporter is watching that. >> tracy, vai, this just came in. i'm still working on the specifics. southbound side of i-95,
originally one lane was blocked, now, two lanes are blocked. where is this exactly? right between broad street and island avenue. so far, causing a backup and delay of five to ten minutes reported. two lanes blocked southbound on i-95 that's that accident. still watching for road closures on cobbs creek parkway between route 3 and this is also the southbound side and northbound side of that stretch. that's what we know from an earlier accident. the disabled plake still in play located between the schuylkill expressway this is because of the wet road conditions. use caution. things are still pretty wet out there and it's dark out there, too far. let's take a look at travel times from 202, from the schuylkill expressway, it will take you ten minutes. when i come back, i'll have more on the accident on i-95. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather. >> speaking of new jersey, 20
minutes after 5:00, the rain and wind on full display in cape may. this is a live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. that's a driving rain with winds stronger at the shore and the rest of the area. and even after the rain tapers off this morning the winds are going to be hanging in there. right now, we're seeing an 18-mile-an-hour wind in philadelphia. it has been stronger at the shore. wildwood at 16 miles an hour. atlantic city airport reporting 21-mile-an-hour winds. look at the forecast for today, the steady winds get a little stronger at the shore. and even inland will be feeling the wind. that's going to keep the clouds in place but we will get some break in the rain. i haven't seen a lot of those breaks this morning. steady rain from lehigh valley, from philadelphia, new jersey, into delaware. that rainfall is going to be steady at times. not just today. but also a possibility, heavy downpours tonight and still watching this area for heavy downpours into tomorrow. right now that steady light rain for wilmington.
and more moderate showers for new jersey, glouster and camden county. and cumberland county at this time. heavier showers just passing cape may and still stalled over southern delaware. the forecast is calling for umbrellas. there's a chance you'll see thunder and lightning and rain. wind and temperatures in the 60s today. 65 degrees for center city. for the suburbs, 63 in lansdale, with rain on and off this afternoon. and lehigh valley getting a rainy start this morning. there will be breaks in the afternoon. however, the temperatures are going to hold in the 60s today. new jersey, steady rainfall this morning and then some breaks in the rain and maybe even a hint of some sunshine, but most of the day, it's going to be cloudy and windy. 60s. temperatures going nowhere at the shore. the rain coming down and the wind will be stronger even after the rain tapers off today. delaware, 64 degrees in wilmington. that steady rain this morning, we will see a break during the
day. we'll likely see more showers come right back up from the south. we're seeing thunderstorm activity already this morning in south jersey and central and southern delaware. there's a chance of seeing more lightning strikes. the weekend, that's not going to be clear of rain either. especially on saturday. for philadelphia, suburbs, temperatures in the 60s. chance of showers on saturday. we may see lingering showers on sunday. but later in the day, good chance we'll see breaks of sunshine. and there is more dry weather and possibly some wet weather on the way for next week. a look at the ten-day on ten coming up in the next half hour, vai. >> okay, bill. a successful campaign, up next, we'll tell you why delaware's endless discoveries campaign is one of the best in the country. now, not a case of deer in the headlights. we'll show you what happened to a driver that even tried to get inside the car.
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delaware's endless discoveries tourism campaign is one of the best in the country. that's the findings of future brand international consulting firm. they were tasked with studying effectiveness of the campaign. only idaho scored higher. the study showed that most people were interested in the summertime's hot spots. new jersey's campaign made 35% want to visit. 5:25, happening today -- wells fargo ceo will appear at a
hearing before the house financial services committee. john stumpf has been understand fire since wells fargo was fined $1.8 million for opening unauthorized accounts. last week, he apologized for accounts opened in their name. if you haven't had your free cup of coffee yet, you may want to get it free today. landon dowdy is here to tell you why. >> hi, tracy. yes, it is national coffee day. there are several discounts to be had dunkin' donuts is celebrating its 66th birthday, selling medium cups for 66 cents. starbucks is donating a coffee treat for every cup of mex yoe chi afternoon vass coffee sold. on wall street, oil prices are retreating after a six-week high. waiting for more details on opec
to cut protection in an attempt to stabilize the market. goldman sachs says it could add $10 to it next year. stocks, watching investments on data of employment and housing and gdp. the dow rallying 18339. nasdaq rising 12 to 5318. tracy, back to you. >> landon dowdy with cnbc. thanks. 6:27 is the time. we've got a rainy start this morning. showers we have had thunderstorm activity in southern jersey. a steady driving rain. look closely, you'll see the comcast center. 5:27. and 61 degrees. your "first alert" forecast just ahead. meantime, francesca ruscio is in the "first alert" traffic center. >> absolutely. good morning, everyone. we're watching the roads, in waterford, new jersey, route 73 at route 30. traffic is still very light.
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