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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and with matt o'donnell, tamala >> ♪ >> good morning everyone. 6 o'clock, wednesday, october 1st, tam is off, erin o'hearn joins us and we're following breaking news. >> forced out by fire. a multi-alarm blaze tears through atlantic city businesses and threatens a number of apartments. >> a pennsylvania state trooper is fatally shot at a montgomery county firing range in what appears to be a tragic accident. >> the first diagnosed case of ebola in the united states is now confirmed. hear how the cdc plans to stop the disease from spreading. >> we could see some spotty rain today. let's go to karen and matt. david is off this morning. good morning to you both. >> good morning. just a little unsettled today. as you're headed out we have lots of clouds. most of the area is dry right now. take a look at storm tracker 6 live double scan and you can see nothing more than a little sprinkle heading nearly a town. we had a few sprinkles along
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the coastline and that's the way it's going to be where most of the day is dry but we could get a passing sprinkle. lots of clouds, that line of storms we have been tracking kind of fell apart as it headed towards our area so as expected today, just a sprinkle or two around. how about those temperatures. 59 degrees in allentown, little cool. 61 in wilmington, not feeling too bad in the city at 64. 61 degrees right now in millville, new jersey. here's how your day is going to unfold. by 9:00 a.m., mostly cloudy skies and 67. by noon, 70. we could see a sprinkle at any point. by 3:00 p.m., 73, mostly cloudy skies. and by 6:00 p.m., 70 degrees coming down from your high of 73 but we're going to be talking much cooler temperatures for the weekend. so, details and a big change coming up in that seven-day forecast in just a minute, matt. >> all right, karen. another sorter of dismal start to the morning commute on 95 in delaware county thanks to overnight construction, paving work that once again is blocking two lanes southbound between the blue route and the commodore barry bridge.
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so, just like yesterday morning, just one lane is squeezing by as you come down from the airport and we are already seeing substantial delays from ridley park on down to the exit for the commodore barry bridge as you head south toward the delaware state line. at this point i would not head for 95 southboundly i would use local roads like maybe 291, 13, baltimore pike, some of those alternates or you could head into new jersey and use 295 southbound but 95 southbound not the spot in which to be once again this morning. in new jersey elsewhere you've got several issues to start off the wednesday morning commute. a crash in lindenwold involving a motorcycle happened overnight close to their middle school along white horse avenue at the white horse pike. on the eastbound side of the white horse pike they have the right lane blocked and instead of white horse avenue i would head for atlantic avenue or maybe gibbsboro road as alternates. a new crash in berlin blocking cross keys road at watson town-new freedom road. stick with taunton as an alternate. a house fire overnight in atco on jackson avenue near atco
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avenue. that's under control but the fire location remains out there in atlantic city along atlantic avenue near pennsylvania avenue. instead of those, i'd stick with pacific and north carolina as alternates and matt i know you have more details on what's unfolding in ac. >> we're going to get into that right now, thank you, matt. this is our breaking news story. the huge fire that broke out in atlantic city damaging several buildings near the boardwalk. "action news" reporter katherine scott is live near the fire scene where winds along the coastline have been problem, right, katherine? >> reporter: that's right, matt. they really have been gusty and they have been posing problems for firefighters throughout the night, eight hours after this fire started, we can still see flames shooting from the top of this building and firefighters have been lasting water at all different angles. there's been a lot of progress here but still work left to do. no one was injured in all of this. everyone got out safely but the red cross is assisting 17 people. this fire broke out on the 1100 block of atlantic of a around 10 o'clock last night here in atlantic city and you
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can see fierce flames shooting from the windows. firefighters were on the scene in two minutes and when they arrived around 10 people had already gotten out. no one was trapped inside. officials say the fire started in the front of a business called ac alterations and it spread quickly tearing through nearby businesses and the upstairs apartments affecting four buildings. 17 people are being assisted by the red cross. six of them are children. firefighters established a collapse zone and indeed there were multiple collapses as crews battled these flames. >> four fire buildings right now. we have a collapse in 1112, we have a second floor collapse in 1112, seconds floor collapse 1114. 1118 the rear walls about ready to go. >> reporter: and back here live on atlantic avenue which is still closed for this fire activity you can see debris on the sidewalk. sounds like they're doing some work inside the building as well, probably cutting away to try to get to some of the
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pockets of fire that still remain in this building, burned out windows, a lot of damage but again, even with all this damage, we have been told by officials that no one was injured, no firefighters in all those collapses and no civilians. live in atlantic city, katherine scotts channel6 "action news." >> good news. thanks so much katherine. for the second time in about three weeks pennsylvania state police troopers are mourning the death of one of their own. this time the trooper is the victim of an apparent accidental shooting. trooper david kedra's family walked behind his coffin last night as it left temple university hospital. an honor guard of police motorcycles then escorted the hearse. investigators say yesterday afternoon a police instructor shot the 26-year-old by accident during a training session at the montgomery county public safety training facility in plymouth township. the instructor's name has not been released. there's been a break in the search for eric frein in the form of two pipe bombs. pennsylvania state police recovered the working explosives with a pile of
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discarded items. hundreds of law enforcement officers are still on frein's trail in monroe and pike counties. investigators say there has been one credible sighting of the accused cop killer since monday. the search continues, the focus in a five square mile area near his parents' home. we'll continue to follow the manhunt for eric frein on and alert you to any new developments. we'll also bring you live updates from the pennsylvania state police as they happen. new at 6:00 a teacher's aide in berks county lab arrested and suspended without pay for a scary ride through a school parking lot. police suspect 48-year-old patricia casalito of driving drunk. officers say she hit construction equipment and jumped two curbs outside the elementary center on monday morning am she finally crashed into a parked car, then fell asleep at the wheel. she already faces separate charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct from the summer.
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>> we are awaiting word any moment on who won the bidding for the $2.4 billion revel hotel and casino in atlantic city. whoever wop the auction will be getting a huge discount. stacey delikat is filling in for maribel aber and is following this story live at the nasdaq in times square. >> reporter: the bidding war continues this morning. the top bid as of midnight was for $110 million from brookfield u.s. holdings. now brookfield is battling florida developer glen straub for ownership of the casino. the revel of course as we have been saying cost $2.4 billion to build so both bidders are trying to win the casino for pennies on the dollar and we should find out the outcome of that bidding war soon. speaking of casinos the gambling industry in the u.s. employed 1.7 million people last year. this according to a study from the american gaming association. the industry was responsible for an economic impact of
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$240 billion. that includes almost $40 billion paid out in local, state and federal taxes by the industry. well, turning to the markets, stocks were weaker than expected because economic news kept the pressure on. the dow, nasdaq and s & p all fell. here's a look -- well, we'll skip the closing numbers but right now futures are pointing to a lower open. well, what is it about the subaru wrx? it is the most ticketed car in the u.s. according to a study from one in three drivers of the wrx say they have been ticketed recently and the pontiac gto was second. the third most ticketed car was the zion fr-s. erin and matt, back to you. >> thank you stages i have the answer for you. >> okay. >> subaru wrx has a turbo charger. it's fast. >> so you're going to go fast, right? so, if you slow down you won't get a ticket. that's amazing. >> i know, that's how it works. >> breaking news. let's take a look at storm
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tracker 6 live double scan around the region right now you can see most of the area is dry. we've got a couple sprinkles off the coastline near atlantic city. going in a little closer here we're seeing just a passing shower route 100 that will be moving into quakertown before you know it. so, look for there as you're headed out and a little sprinkle near doylestown. not a big deal. let's head outside and show you what it looks like right now. sky 6 looking live, we're looking down the shore in atlantic city where katherine scott has been reporting on some gusty winds. we'll slow you some of that in a second. but temperatures 64 degrees, the dewpoint is 58, the winds out of the north-northeast at 8 miles an hour in philadelphia and that pressure just under 30-inches and we're bringing on our always on seven day so you can keep an eye on that seven-day forecast as well. i want to show you the wind speeds. 8 miles in philadelphia, nine millville, 10 miles in atlantic city international at the airport which is in pomona. right along the coastline where katherine scott has been reporting on that fire they've got gusty winds coming in right off the shore and that's
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why that has been such a problem. satellite 6 and action radar showing lots of clouds in place and you can see this line of storms that went from western pennsylvania, central pennsylvania then kind of broke apart as it hit our area. we're left with spotty showers. some showers here in d.c. may hit some of our southern zones but it is going to be the kind of day with lots of clouds maybe a passing shower here or there but it's really not much. future tracker 6 showing that at 10:30 in the morning we have the clouds in place for sure and maybe some sprinkles here or there starting to pop up. maybe there's a quick shower in one or two spots. many areas stay dry. at 6:30 there could be a sprinkle here or there but not any significant amount of rain that's for sure. looking at the day ahead, by 8:00 a.m., 66 degrees, lots of clouds, maybe a peek of sunshine. a sprinkle at any point. by 11:00 a.m., 69. by 2:00 p.m., 73 and that's our high for today. and by 5:00 p.m., coming down from that at about 71 degrees. here's a look at your exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast t lots of clouds.
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few peaks of sunshine here and there, 73 degrees for your high. a sprinkle at any point. tomorrow breaks of sun for the union game, 72 degrees. it's going to get cool in the overnight hours dipping into the 50's. friday partly sunny skies. it now looks like the rain that we thought started friday night starts more like the midnight or overnight hours. friday is dry, 73. that means the rain on saturday is going the last longer and there are some spots where the rain may not clear until the early afternoon hours. 68 degrees for your high on saturday. on sunday, how about some football weather? eagles, skier degrees with a breeze, too. it's going to feel cooler than that. monday not quite as cool, 70. we bounce back with mostly sunny skies. tuesday clouds and sunshine, chance for a shower and 70. so, could be a little damp at times and feeling a little cool with the clouds. >> okay, thanks karen. >> thanks karen. >> 6:11 now. a young boy's brother speaks out in delaware about what happened when a gun got into the wrong hands. >> doctors scramble to stop the ebola emergency that has emerged here in the united states. matt.
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>> parking lot now here, erin, on the blue route, 476. southbound side from baltimore pike on down to iemplet 95, that's where the construction continues. we'll see if they're in the process of wrapping up coming up after the break. >> an epic baseball battle lasted into the early morning hours. see the dramatic finish while you were sleeping. at least we assume you were later on "action news." >> ♪ i'm stanley tucci and i love new york. there's no place like it
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>> ♪ >> welcome back. it is 6:14 now. you are takeing a live look through sky 6 hd at the center city skyline and it is the first day of october. and the weather is starting to make that transition. starting to feel a little chilly out there in the early morning hours. >> indeed. so what's the jam up here matt? what you got. >> oh man i'll tell you october is starting like september ended with big construction delays on might be southbound. the bad news is the construction is still not gone this is the southbound side between the blue route and the commodore barry bridge. you still have just the one left lane getting by as they continue the paving work headed down toward the delaware state line. so, the two right lanes remain out of commission and this is not doing good things for the speeds coming down from 420, you see you're moving in the 20's and in the teens and in the single digits. as you head towards that work zone by the commodore barry bridge. also really jamming things up on the southbound side of the blue route, 476 where speeds
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are in the teens coming down from baltimore pike. so, let's talk alternates to 95. you can stay local through chester on 291, maybe use 13 as a possible alternate. baltimore pike up to the north would work. depending where you're going maybe work your way over into new jersey and use 295 southbound which at this point in nice and clear. on the big picture, becoming less clear on 95 elsewhere. 30's are your speeds near cottman avenue on the southbound side. then you're in the 20's as you travel south from the betsy ross bridge into girard. so far not so bad over on the schuylkill expressway. but we've got a new problem in bellmawr on the ramp from 295 northbound to the black horse pike, a broken down truck is partially blocking that ramp. luckily the construction that was giving us delays in that neck of the woods is out of there now so less of an issue and in lindenwold our motorcycle crash along the white horse pike at white horse avenue has also cleared but in berlin cross keys road is shut down because of a crash. maybe stake with taunton road as your alternate around that. matt. >> thank you, matt. a delaware toddler who accidentally shot himself in
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the head remains in critical condition this morning. the action cam was where it happened. the unit block of cliffside court in claymont. police and rescue workers rushed to the house yesterday morning after getting a report that a two-year-old had found a loaded gun and somehow pulled the trigger. the little boy's brother was heading back to the hospital last night when our john rawlins asked him about the gun. >> reporter: anybody know where the gun came from? >> i mean, i don't -- i don't really want to talk about that right now, but everything is -- he's going to be all right, that's all i know about now. >> police have not determined who owns the gun or where the child found it. >> the nation's top doctors are scrambling to deal with the first diagnosed case of ebola in the united states. a man traveling from the west african country of liberia who arrived in texas 11 days ago is now in strict isolation inside a dallas hospital. he is in critical condition. the head of the cdc is
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optimistic, though, that officials will stop the spread of ebola in the united states. >> the bottom line here is that i have no doubt that we will control this importation or this case of ebola so that it does not spread widely in this country. >> health authorities have begun tracking down family and friends who may have had close contact with the patient and could be at risk for contracting the virus. >> 6:18. mattes. >> kansas see produces a royal start in the baseball playoffs. >> as you're dressing the kids you might wants to grab a jacket. temperatures in the 60's right now but we'll have a high of 73 with a sprinkle or two in place. so, if they have a hoodie bring that, too. down... lower... that's more like it! petsmart's prices on your favorite food brands
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>> the iowa department of transportation says looking at your phone, adjusting the radio, eating, doing anything other than driving is like driving blind and has begun posting messages like this one on roads in the state. how about this one? get your head out of your apps. >> what? >> drive safely. it's all part of iowa's zero fatalities campaign. >> that's what you call a discreet message. [laughter] >> important campaign. >> got to be careful with that one. accent those p's. time to head into work on the schuylkill expressway eastbound side, it's already slow from the blue route into the conscious hock curve again from montgomery into girard and of course, of course we still have the construction here on the ben franklin bridge in the westbound right lane. delays just starting to form as you head in towards eighth and vine. patco trains rolling over the ben are on time. we had some issues last night on septa's market frankford line and fox chase regional rail line. everything is back to normal and on time this morning. karen. >> storm tracker 6 live double scan showing nothing more than
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a little sprinkle near quakertown, hammonton, atlantic city in new jersey. most of the area dry today. so, we're going to see lots of clouds today. maybe a passing shower here or there. temperatures aren't too bad. we dipped to the 50's in the suburbs in the northwest, 58 in quakertown and coatesville, 63 in center city. 61 degrees right now browns mills, 62 in dover, delaware. along the coastline you're about 62, 63 degrees. fog is an issue in the northwest suburbs once again. we're down to a mile visibility in lancaster, 1.7 in reading. allentown not bad at 5-mile visibility and no impact right now on philadelphia. we can see 4-mile visibility just popped up right now in atlantic city airport so something to watch there as well. let's take a look at your travel forecast. reporting delays here. looking good so far in philadelphia and boston, no problems, chicago no delays at o'hare. orlando, atlanta, new york, new york city good to go for now. matt and erin. >> thanks karen. in health check rutgers university researchers have
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>> new this morning trenton mayor eric jackson is in the hospital being treated for the stomach flu. the city spokesman says jackson was not feeling well yesterday morning. his doctor recommended that he go to the emergency room. he was can kept at the hospital overnight for observation. >> new on "action news," if you have noticed more bugs around this year you might be
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able to blame state budget cuts. pennsylvania suspended its annual black fly suspect suppression program and biologists at muhlenberg college in allentown say that has allowed more gnats to buzz around the state. some of the professors are petitioning state environmental officials to restart spraying over rivers and other natural gnat habitats. >> i actually have noticed more gnats this season. >> might be the perfume. >> thank you. >> or my cologne. >> 6:27. developing now pennsylvania's finest are dealing with another painful loss. >> and braking at this hour, firefighters are still putting out hot spots at a multi alarm fire in atlantic city. we are live on the scene with >> ♪ [ maniacal laughter ] pumpkin's back! pumpkin is back at dunkin' donuts. enjoy all your pumpkin-y favorites
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gathering new information. >> ebola strikes the united states. how health officials vow to stop the spread of the virus. >> tragedy hits the pennsylvania state police for the second time in three weeks. a routine training session goes terribly wrong. good morning everyone, 6:30 on this wednesday. david is off along with tam. we have erin o'hearn, matt pelman and karen rogers. good morning. >> good morning. that's right, let's check the weather for you here. headed out the door, we have lots clouds this morning and the area mostly dry. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we had a little bit of sprinkle that's heading scan showing we had a little we had one in hammonton that's fading away and off the shore in atlantic city but most of the area is dry. can't rule out a brief sprinkle popping through today. satellite 6 and action radar slowing you the wider scene of this. lots of clouds in place. there's sprinkles around especially near washington and some of those that may hit our southern zone but at any point we could see a brief passing shower. 64 for your current temperature, 59 in allentown, 61 in millville.
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not feeling too bad out here right now. little bit of a light breeze out of the northeast. by 9:00 a.m., 67 degrees. lots of clouds. by noon, 70. maybe a passing shower at any point. by 3:00 p.m., 73. that's your high for the day. and by 6:00 p.m., we'll be coming down from that with a temperature of about 70 degrees. we've got some big changes can coming your for the weekend. details in that exclusive action weather forecast in a minute. how do the roads look. >> this doesn't look so hot. 95 southbound thanks to construction once again this morning that ran late, the paving crews just cleared out of the way from the southbound lanes between the blue route and the commodore barry bridge in delaware county, but this is what we're left with, a parking lot coming down from 420 on down through what is now the earlier work zone by the commodore barry bridge. barely moving at this point on 95 southbound. same is true on the blue route southbound as you get just south of the route 1 bypass you start to jam down to 95 but like i said, all lanes now
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reopened. paving crews are out of the way but it's going to take some time for these delays to thin out. meanwhile we have a new problem cropping up in bellmawr camden county a vehicle fire blocking the ramp from the northbound side of 295 to the northbound side of the 42 freeway. speeds already starting to slow there as well. as you come north on 295, if brewer trying to get to 42 i'd bail at 45, run that up to 130 and from there you can get to 42. luckily our disabled truck on the ramp from 295 northbound to the black horse pike has cleared but we still have that crash in berlin blocking cross keys road this morning. head for taunton road instead. still dealing with the massive fire in atlantic city. centered around the intersection of atlantic avenue and pennsylvania avenue, maybe stick with pacific avenue and north carolina avenue as some alternates. matt, i know you have more details on what's going on there in ac. >> it is our breaking news. thank you matt. that fire in atlantic city that first broke out more than seven hours ago is still burning and the high winds along the coast have not been helping. "action news" reporter
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katherine scott is live along atlantic avenue with the latest. katherine. >> reporter: well, matt, no one was injured in all of this. everyone was able to get out safely but there's a lost damage here. 17 people are being assisted by the red cross and throughout the morning we keep seeing these flareups. wind gusts have been causing problems for firefighters but they do seem to be making progress. you can still see they're blasting water at thisly site but we haven't seen the flames shooting from the top of the building in the last 10 minutes or so like we had throughout the morning. it was around 10 o'clock last night when the fire broke out on the 1100 block of atlantic of a here in atlantic city. firefighters were on scene in two minutes. the firehouse is right down the street. and when they arrived around nd people had already gotten out on their only officials say the fire started in the front of a business called ac alterations. the flames tour through nearby businesses in the upstairs apartment. four buildings were affected. firefighters were met with challenges here overnight. several floors collapsed, as did a fire wall and the wind
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propelled the flames. >> right now wind is a fantastic it keeps pushing this thing from the burned areas of the fire to the unburned which is not good for us. >> reporter: and back here live you can see fire crews are still blasting water over top of this site trying extinguish. there are blown out windows, there's debris everywhere. again, 17 people being assisted by the red cross at this time. as to the cause of this fire, fire crews still haven't started that investigation. they don't know the cause. they're still working to extinguish the flames and then they'll get the investigation. live in atlantic city, katherine scott channel6 "action news." >> thanks so much katherine. new this morning, a key witness helped philadelphia police make a quick arrest in a deadly stabbing. officers arrested the 33-year-old suspect who returned to the scene. the whole thing happened inside a home on the 200 block of east philomena street in
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mount airy. the witness was able to identify the stabber who reportedly killed the 54-year-old owner of the home overnight. investigators continue to sort out the details of the deadly shooting of a pennsylvania state trooper. a motorcade delivered the body of david kedra to the medical examiner's office last night. the 26-year-old trooper was participating in an exercise at the montgomery county public safety training campus when an instructor reportedly shot and killed him by accident. the instructor's name has not been released. kedra was a two-year member of the force stationed at the skippack barracks. >> a man who recently flew to the united states from the west african country of liberia has become the first diagnosed case of ebola in the united states. the man is in critical condition and in isolation at a dallas hospital. he did not have any symptoms of the disease when he first flew from africa. and officials say that is good news for anyone who came into
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contact with him at that time. >> the likelihood for this individual to have spread it on an airplane are basically zero. he had no symptoms while he was traveling. >> the head of the centers for disease control is optimistic that doctors will be able to prevent an ebola outbreak in the united states. >> 6:36 now. happening today, mayor michael nutter will sign off on a measure to relax marijuana laws in philadelphia. come october 20th, anyone caught with an ounce of pot or less will be fined $25 instead of being arrested. using the drug in public will get violators an additional $100 fine or community service. cigarettes now cost two dollars more a pack in philadelphia. the bill that governor corbett signed last week went into effect at midnight. the tax is expected to raise about $83 million for the city's public schools. >> harder and harder to find rain out there this morning, right.
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>> yeah, we're basically dry through the area with a couple sprinkles and one nearly a town you can kind of see it here. storm tracker 6 live double scan looking around the region and that's our area that we're still dealing with that. so right nearly a town arc little passing spring dell. in atlantic atlantic city it's g offer the coastline. looking live on sky 6 at philadelphia international airport. we've got no real problems flying out right there. no weather related problems as you're headed out early this hour. let's check the numbers for you. 64 degrees right now in philadelphia. 59 in allentown. 60 in reading. 61 in wilmington, 62 right now in millville and 63 in beach haven and we're bringing in our always-on seven-day on the side of the screen for you to check that out as well. as we look at the visibility reports, no problems flying out of philadelphia international airport with fog at 10-mile visibility you're fine. we have some fog in lancaster, 1 mile visibility. reding is looking better it's up to six. it was down to 1.7 a little bit ago and 5-mile visibility
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in allentown. the only problem right now in lancaster. other places looking a lot better with the fog. satellite 6 and action radar showing lots of clouds in place and a couple sprinkles. here you see that line that affected western and central pa. it kind of broke apart as it headed near our area. we still have showers in washington that could clip our southern zones but i think for the most part it's just a passing sprinkle in one or two spots. so, if if you're in allentown today you'll see lots of clouds, 72 degrees. maybe a brief shower. and it will be a little cooler at the coastline. right now the winds at atlantic city international about 10 miles an hour but i was checking some of the buoy data's and seeing about 20 miles an hour winds offer the coast and that's why katherine scott has been talking about the problems they're having there if you're right on the beach in atlantic city. otherwise mostly cloudy skies, you already saw a few showers in atlantic city. you'll see a spotty shower again here or there as you're headed out. let's check that forecast for you for the city. lots of clouds, a spotty shower, 73 degrees for your high as we break that apart through the day, you can see by 8:00 a.m., 66.
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by 11:00 a.m., 69. maybe a passing shower. by 2:00 p.m., 73. and by 5:00 p.m., 71 degrees. so, temperatures right around average for this time of year. here's a look at your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. lots of clouds, few peaks of sunshine, 73 degrees for your high today with a passing shower. tomorrow breaks of sun for the union game at night. should be pretty good. 72 degrees. friday partly sunny skies and 73. it looks like the rain now holds off until the overnight hours on friday and that's going to make the rain last a little longer on saturday. i think some areas might not clear out until the early afternoon hours. 68 degrees for your high on saturday. look at the weather for football. feeling like football. breezy, cool on sunday. 64 degrees for the eagles. on monday not quite as cool. we bounce up to 70. lots of sunshine. on tuesday, clouds and sunshine, maybe a passing shower and 70 degrees. so, a little bit damp at times today. otherwise, 73 and lots of clouds. >> okay, thanks karen. >> thanks karen. >> 6:39. more stories you didn't see last night including a mom's
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school shaming stunt that is blowing up on the web. >> and a california mayor is found murdered and police suspect someone close to him is responsible. matt. >> erin, it's a crowded situation by now here in chester county on the 30 bypass eastbound from approaching 340 to 113. we're used to this delay. it's normal. we have some abnormal ones in delaware county and gloucester county that we'll talk about after the break. >> jimmy kimmel fans beware. danger to your digital life. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> good morning everyone. a bit gloomy here as we take a live look at center city philadelphia. 63 degrees, getting up to 73 and you could see some rain but very spotty today. >> and we're going to head over to matt pelman and he'll let you know what you can see when you head out on the roads this morning. >> not looking pretty as we head outside in delaware county. if i'm ready for this paving work to wrap up i can only imagine how ready the drivers are in delaware county for it to end. this is 95 southbound side. they've been doing the resurfacing work here by the blue route and it had been running late in the morning. we've been seeing huge delays. the crews, there you see them with their flashing lights on right by the interchange with the blue route, they just picked up the cones so just reopened the southbound lanes headed down towards the commodore barry bridge and the delaware state line. a big delay as you come south of 420 through that point at the blue route. a lot of speeds there just in the teens and those delays of course have spilled back onto
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the blue route 476 itself now jammed southbound from past broomall straight on down to 95 with speeds just in the teens this morning. so, it's going to start to brake up now that the lanes are opened but it's takenning a little time. we are still definitely seeing those delays. and delays formed elsewhere on 95 in the northeast. southbound by cottman again from bridge street on into girard. schuylkill slow now as well westbound side by city avenue, just 13 miles per hour. have a new issue out on the montgomery county-berks county border in boyertown. it's a crash that brought down a pole along reading avenue at second avenue. maybe stick with philadelphia avenue, 73 as an alternate and the issues continue if bellmawr, camden county with the vehicle fire that's blocking the ramp from the northbound side of 295 to the northbound side of the 42 freeway. giving us speeds in the teens there as well. so, coming north on 295, if you're trying to get to 42 i'd bail at 130 or 45 and then take 130 up to the northbound lanes toward the walt whitman bridge. erin.
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>> okay, thanks so much matt. a california mayor was shot to death and officials say his wife pulled the trigger. the shooting reportedly followed an argument between mayor daniel crespo and his wife levette yesterday afternoon in belgard den which is near los angeles. officials say the couple's 19-year-old son also struggled with his father. levette crespo is under arrest. >> new this morning, protesters behind police barricades lek colds hong kong's political leader dark national ceremony today. cleve exec leung chun-ying. pennsylvania's candidates for governor are in philadelphia this morning for their second debate. republican incumbent tom corbett remains behind tom wolf in the polls. the debate starts at 8:00 a.m. and lasts an hour. their last debate is in pittsburgh next week.
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>> new this morning a mother in wyoming fed up with her rebellious daughter got revenge in a big way. >> mommy and daughter, yay!, we're going to class together. >> jeannie crutch field showed up to school after her 14-year-old was caught ditching class. she taped the and tire embarrassing encounter and then posted it on facebook. fortunately crutchfield's daughter says she's learned her lesson. >> you're not going to skip school and think it's okay to hang out with friends. >> it just goes to show that my mom cares. >> crutchfield's video has been viewed nearly 30,000 times. >> 6:46. the first ebola virus case has been diagnosed in the u.s. and "good morning america" is covering all angles of this we will get a live preview next. karen. >> as you're dressing the kids you might want a little jacket. it's temperatures in the low 60's right now. this afternoon 73 for your high. so, not so bad with a passing shower in one or two spots.
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>> happy hump day everybody. >> happy hump day. >> back at you baby. >> thank you so muchly we're celebrating with delays on 422 eastbound side like every single morning. eastbound from 29 into 23, you can see we're definitely on the brakes now with a whole lot of volume. the brakes now with a whole
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solid at this point but generally slow from lower landing road northbound up to 295 and don't forget, the ramp from 295 northbound to 42 northbound remains blocked because of that vehicle fire and in berlin still have a crash closing cross keys road this morning. head for taunton road as an alternate. karen. >> it's 57 degrees right now quakertown, 61 in pottstown this morning, 63 in chester and 63 in center city. doesn't feel too bad out there right now. 61 in browns mills. 62 degrees in gandy's beach. by 9:00 a.m. we'll see lots of clouds today, a little bit of sunshine here or there and the chance for a brief passing shower at any point. by noon, 70 degrees. by 3:00 p.m., 73, that's going to be your high and by 6:00 p.m. we're coming down from that high at 70 degrees. here's a look at your exclusive accuweather 7-day. lots of clouds around, 73 for your high with a passing shower. tomorrow breaks of sunshine and 72. you should be fine for the union game at night.
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friday partly sunny skies and 73. the rain happens overnight friday into saturday. some areas might not clear out until saturday afternoon, 68 for your high on saturday, erin. >> thanks so much karen. if you are about to google jimmy kimmel you should beware. computer security company mcafee says the talk show host is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online. the company said that a search for kimmel carries a 19 percent chance of landing on a web site that has tested positive for spy wear viruses or malware. other celebrities mcafee deemed dangerous this year includes sierra bruce springsteen and christina aguilera. >> note to self. time for a preview of "good morning america." >> amy robach joins us now with a look at what's coming up right after "action news." good morning, amy. >> reporter: good morning, erin and matt. good to be with you on this wednesday morning and coming up next on "good morning america" we'll continue your coverage on ebola in america and the first case of the virus diagnosed on u.s. soil.
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of just $100. >> top stories at 6:55. firefighters are still pouring water on a massive fire that broke out a few blocks from the atlantic city boardwalk last night. high winds helped fuel the flames. no one was injured but more than a dozen people were forced out. investigators say yesterday's deadly shooting of a pennsylvania state trooper appears to be a tragic accident. they say an instructor at the montgomery county public safety training facility accidentally shot trooper david kedra. the 26-year-old died at temple hospital. the price of a pack of cigarettes in philadelphia jumped two dollars overnight. cigarette tax hike designed to raise $83 million for city's public schools went into effect at midnight. >> another rough ride through delco this morning because of late running construction on 95 southbound. that's gone but the blue route southbound jammed solid as you can see karen. >> storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we're mostly dry, just a little passing sprinkle in one or two spots. that's the way it's going to stay today with lots of clouds a passing sprinkle, a high of 73. by 9:00 a.m., 67. by noon 70.
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. good morning, america. breaking news. ebola in america. the first case of the deadly disease diagnosed on u.s. soil. a major american city on high alert. the president briefed. the ambulance and the workers who took the patient to the hospital quarantined. officials searching for anyone who came in contact with the infected traveler in a week on american soil. the entire team on this story. also breaking, another major secret service breach. how did a man with a criminal record and a gun come within inches of the president on an elevator. powerful storms in the midwest. damaging hails, winds in excess of 70 miles an hour, and possible tornados. more than 40 million people in the path right now. ginger tracking it