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county, and lancaster county, it's a major nightmare rush hour in and out of philadelphia, the schuylkill, the blue route, the northeast extension and the atlantic city expressway, a heavy pocket of rain with red moving north of glassboro, allegheny avenue to montgomery avenue to north german town avenue. it's a steady, heavy rain and this is beginning to lift away from the city and we can see the steady rain around the city kind of lessen here around the next half hour or so. there will be a lull in the evening hours but there is a pipeline pivoting off the atlantic from the large low from the west and the ohio valley and it will be slow to progress through our area, future rainfall totals showing we could see an inch of rain in spotses in places tonight as this pulls
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to the north and east. here is your timing of the rain from now until 7:00, heavy rain and the rumble of thunder and not much severe weather with this. at 7:00 there could be a lull with scattered showers and rain picks up after midnight and will be out before the morning rush. hopefully we'll see you on the social media sites, coming up on the accuweather forecast. >> thank you adam. a second hospital worker is affected with ebola, this nurse got on the airplane before anyone knew she was sick, the president is expected to talk about the disease any minute and we'll bring that you as soon as he does but now marcy gonzales is in dallas. >> reporter: a second dallas nurse battling ebola, amber vin
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vent coming down with a fever and she is now with nurse, knownal pham who came down with the disease last week. >> this is the second person dealing with the diagnosis with the grit and determination that nina has dealt with the diagnose. >> vincent and pham part of the 77 person team that treated thomas duncan but their travel was not restricted and now the cdc says it may have been a mistake. she was on a plane on monday, from cleveland to dallas on frontier one day before she started to show symptoms. they said there was little risk to other passengers. >> but we are putting into place extra margins of safety and we are contacting everyone that was
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on the flight. vincent's neighbors also cont t contact contacted. her home being diseffected. and they are concern that some other health care workers that cared for duncan are on min straight he leave could have ebola. vincent is transferred to emory hospital, where there is a unit made to handle ebola patients. in dallas, marcy gonzales, channel 6 "action news." >> hospitals and airports are on high alert because of ebola fears, but officials warn that those are not the only spots you could encounter an infected patient. david henry has more, workers in the walk-in health clinics are worried about coming across a potential case. >> reporter: that is right brian, this is one of eight
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health clinics operated by the city, they are gearing up to deal with ebola but ebola can slip through the back door at clinics like this. >> just like everybody in health care, we are worried about it. health care number three serves west philadelphia with their large population from west africa. one member of the community showed up with flu like symptoms, they say they are as prepared as they can be. >> all the clerical staff are told they have to wear masks and they were sitting around the desk, immediately don a mask. >> but is mask enough? the workers are here are not given full protective gear, they have sent the advisory to all
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indicate clinics be the independent clinics located around the city. in are told to get a travel history from patients and to isolate them but there is no instructions on how to protect themselves. they will be the first to encounter ebola patients that are too sick to get themselves to a clinic or hospital. clinic six serves the biggest liberia population in the country. none would appear on camera, but off camera, they say they are fright anded and they don't have adequate protective gear. >> the fire department has not responded to our request for comment and the health department says their director will not be available for comment until after a news conference planned for this friday at city hall. david henry, channel 6 "action news." >> all right david thank you. our coverage of the eastbound
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object outbreak continues at, we have the latest on the dalles dallas health care workers. authorities say they have two of the men that robbed a bensalem bar and forced workers into a refrigerator, and one is an employee. they charged matthew mcelpersony. they got the tips thanks to a report that aired on "action news," they are still trying to track down more suspects in this case. the first lady was in town to drum up support for democratic candidate, tom wolf, in his challenge against governor tom corbett. michelle obama spoke in east mt. airy, and she is making the rounds in the key governor races
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across the nation and that wolf would refuse to accept crumbling classrooms and teacher shortages and urged people to cast their votes. >> you every out there, from now until election day we need you to do the work you know how to do. knock on doors. make those phone calls. >> pennsylvania's republican chairman responded to the first lady's visit saying that wolf wants to bring the philosophy of more taxes to pennsylvania. meanwhile corbett was in pittsburgh to sign a new law for infants designed to combat rare disorders the brand new price right was cut today on mount ephraim avenue, in camden. the company that own its says they plan to open a second one in camden in 2016.
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and developing right now, a brutal day on wall street, we'll have the closing numbers on what was a true nose dive, next. >> plus, get ready to lace up your skates and hit the ice, details on the
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and developing now a late rally just held off what could have been a disaster, the dow closed down 173 points but it was down as much as 460 points and below 16,000 for most of the day. the nasdaq lost 12 and the s&p dropped 15 again the closing bell just ten minutes ago. toyota has announce aid new set of recalls affecting almost 2 million vehicles, they cover three separate issues, the large evident one is brake problems of vehicles sold in japan and the second recall is 4,000 lexus models in america the problem is with fuel delivery pipes that could increase the risk of a fire and the third is fuel leaks
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but those ones are in cars sold in japan. all told the recall affects $1.7 million cars. this winter the people in center city have a brand new place to lay their skates. 6 abc is broad to be a partner. john rawlins is outside of city hall, to say we are excited would be an understatement john. >> shirleen people are excited about this, first of all we need to say with 77 some degree temperatures and heavy rain at times, this was not prime conditions to make an outdoor announcement about ice skating but in theory it went on. >> the ice sculptures used for the ice skating rink, this rink
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will open november 14th, between macy's light show and the christmas village. >> the great thing is when are you skating you see the great lights of the city. channel 6 is a media sponsor of the rink. president, bernie prazenica is brought of the support. it's $4 for adults and $3 for kids 10 and under. shirley is anxious to bling the family. >> i'll bring my grandkids and great grandkids, i have a slew of them. >> it's praised for its green space but some complain there are too many hard surfaces, the great lawn is due to open next week. despite today's rain folks gathered to hear music, most impressed by the new surroundings that replaced it's
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predecessor, dillworth plaza. >> it was like you were afraid to walk around here, and now it's just beautiful. >> so if all goes as expected in a month's time they will cut the ribbon here and folks will start gliding out over the ice. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> very exciting stuff. and here at the big board now, and quite a biggest appearance today by world news anchor, david muir, he was here for the 214 meeting of the greater philadelphia chamber of commerce and brings together hundreds of local business leaders including president of 6 abc, bernie prazenica, and our own rick williams led a discussion with muir, he is passionate about his made in america series and says that philadelphia is a shiny example of keeping manufacturing
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and jobs home grown. >> i think in philadelphia you feel the pride and a sense of hope, about bringing manufacturing back and holding on to the jobs we already have been we heard that just here today in philadelphia about the grade things happening here and the notion that one manufacturing job means more jobs in the community. >> and economists have shown that if we each buy one product played in america each year it will create 100,000 more local jobs. great reason to shop local with the holidays coming up. great to have him here in town today. >> good guy, more from muir, that could be a segment. should pitch that. time now for a look at the "action news" traffic report. >> lets go live now to matt pellman in the "action news"
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traffic center. take it away. >> have you more from me this afternoon, there is so much to talk about today. it's very soggy and the traffic is very slow and in fact, here we are flooded on the schuylkill expressway along girard avenue, and the westbound lanes merging from girard and eastbound there is high water and a little lake in the roadway in the left lane just up ahead s substantial delays in both directions and the leaves are clogging the drains and drainage is at a premium out there. and 21 minutes in all to get from the blue route to the vine and it should be 14 minutes. the other locations include the ramp northbound to the schuylkill in the tunnel where it often floods in the left lane and flooding on the roosevelt boulevard to broad street and that is partially restricted. and out here in chester county rs, a crash is closing 401
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conestoga road and saint matthews road. east brandywine a downed tree along 82 and downed wires on fleet wood street in koetdsville. >> and now the commuter report, camden county the rain continues to fall in that area. we'll check it again in the next half hour. a new jersey man is back at home after surviving a scary night on the water. "action news" anchor monica malpass is in the newsroom now with this story. >> thomas graham family reported him missing when he went out on a wave runner in stone harbor, and did not come home. we have good news to report. the 68-year-old was found by a search helicopter and is reunited with his family, we'll hear from him and what he was
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most afraid of spending the night out on the water. >> and if you like binge watching tv shows, we'll tell you about the company that will offer this without a tv or cable subscription. you'll love that. coming up at 5:00. >> thank you. up next adam is back at another look at soaking rain getting most of us wet right now. >> plus, a special halloween for some very special kids. some very special kids. the super hero i'm tom wolf. these are my parents. we look after each other. but too many seniors have no one. and harrisburg politicians don't seem to care. as governor, i'll create a registry so families can check backgrounds of care providers. and, i'll increase access to home health care, so seniors have the option of staying in their own homes. after all, seniors have earned that right. we certainly have! tom wolf. democrat for governor.
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halloween is still a couple of week as way but couldn't come soon enough for these children. the power rangers were on hand at the childrens hospital in pennsylvania bringing joy to some children that could use it. the spirit of children brought
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face paint and as you saw it was so much appreciated there today. >> good thing it was indoors and not outdoors. a lot of action in the atmosphere today. >> lets get over to meteorologist, adam joseph tracking even more rain coming. >> there is a lots of rain on and off the overnight hours tonight. as you see on stormtracker 6 live double scan a pipeline is of moisture and it's going to be on and off with the intensity of the rain overnight. lets look region by region at street level, we see the batch of heavy rain just east of center city over the river from cherry hill to haddonfield to riverside, it's beginning to lessen in intensity in philadelphia, and that is the way it will remain overnight. you'll get the burst of heavy rain and then turn to lighter showers and no lightning strikes
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now from this vantage point and no lightning strikes north and west just a steady rain in much of lancaster and chester county and all the way up to northern buck county and the lehigh valley just wet roadways, we had heavy rain pass through early this afternoon, so far up to 2 inches from lancaster and into downtown reading and north into pottsville and because of that the streams are running high and just the flood advisory for a few hours with ponding on the roadways. it's tropical and warm, 71 in millville and 72 in allentown, and a little bit cooler to the west, coming in at 65. everyone is feeling the tropical humidity, with dew points of 70 and 72 in dover, this is more typical of july and august, and this is why the rain is so
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heavy, the atmosphere is moisture loaded. as we take a look at the midlevel atmosphere, we see the moist flow coming in right up from the south and the dry air in the orange here puncturing west of the cold frontn't that dry air pushes in tomorrow morning. future tracker at 6:00, heavy rain to the north and west and scattered to the south and we could see a lull in the action through much of the evening hours through 10:00, not much going on and some pockets of heavy rain and it reignited after midnight until 4:00 a.m. and a rumble of thunder passing through and it's out of here for tomorrow's rush hour. your four day at 4:00 forecast, 72 degrees with the morning shower and returning sun and dropping humidity and on friday, it's breezy and pleasant, sun and clouds and 70 degrees, and a great start to your weekend, saturday 70 degrees and a cold front comes through and let me
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tell you, the thermometer drops here on sunday and a high of only 58 degrees and that is going to be the start of quite a chilly stretch for next week. we'll talk about the numbers in the seven day in the next half hour. >> all right. hour. >> all righthow can i avoid maintenance fees? why would you want to avoid them? because i don't want to... you know what? i'm gonna bring my maintenance guy in here to tell you all about it. roddy! so, uh, without your fee, your checking chamber can't run smoothly. every time you put money in, it causes, uh...deposit friction. gotta get some fiscal lube on there. [ male announcer ] it's time to bank human again. [ defeated] okay. [ male announcer ] avoid monthly maintenance fees at td bank with a minimum checking balance of just $100. td bank. america's most convenient bank.
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time now for the buzz, he was here for the grand marshall of the columbus day parade. he visited us at 6 abc, and is he coming back with his one man show, the bronx tale, he wrote it and turned it into a theatrical production in 1989 and then it was a hit film a few years later. chaz plays every character and today he told me his own perspective on his own life story has evolved through the year.
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>> i wasn't married and i was young and i looked at it as the boy talking to the father and now that i have a 19-year-old i look at it as the father talking to the boy because that is what i always tell my son and daughter, the saddest thing in life is to waste your talent, don't waste your talent. >> and the country music drama continues tonight at 10:00 with an all new nashville and when you watch, watch with us live. i'm hosting my twitter party ton hosting the conversation, using the #~ nashville and 6 abc. and a lot of the stars are tweeting right along with us. toy story of terror at 8:00 followed by peanuts halloween special at 8:30 and modern family at 9:00 and blackish at
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9:30 and nashville at 10:00 and "action news" at 11:00. >> a lot of tv tonight. >> everybody is going through tough times and tweet with us. >> thank you alicia. still ahead from diamond rings to designer pearls, today is saving with 6 abc, and it's about bling on a budget and can you find jewelry for 70% off now and a deal just for our viewers. imagine being reunited with a missing pet after four long years, that is what happened to one southern california family, but when their beloved bird was found, it wasn't speaking english anymore. the
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"action news" continues with adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, shirleen allicot and brian taff. it is 4:30 and "action news" continues with a dubious honor for the guys in our area, which of the tri-states have some of the most immatture men? and louie is lost and now she is begging for her best friend back. >> file this under the
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best-worst food adventure, why one inventor created the flaming hot cheetos babele. >> it sounds delicious. but lets start with the unusually warm weather pattern. as you can see from the stormtracker 6 live double scan, the downpours are not moving out any time soon. lets get to meteorologist, adam joseph, who is tracking it all at the big board. >> we have pockets of heavy rain this afternoon and parts of lancaster and berks county, already 2 inches of rain as we look at stormtracker 6 live double scan there is quite a lull pushing in from the south as expected and that could be around for the majority of the evening hours, we are still dealing with pockets of heavy rain from philadelphia but there are no thunderstorms across the region, as we look at live double scan, there is a pocket at the pennsylvania-new jersey border heading into buck county and route 100 north of pottstown, it's slow going
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especially north of the city with the rain coming down at times pretty heavily and that continues all the way west into lancaster county and berks county. lets look live from the pagoda cam in reading, you can't see all that much because of the low clouds and the high humidity and the combination of the rain that continues to fall. as we look at the rainfall totals in lancaster, we see over 2.5 inches of rain this afternoon in reading, closing in close to 2 inches of rain and philadelphia less than a half inch and pottstown and wilmington around a quarter inch of rain. it's really the pockets that you see the heavier downpours that give you a quick inch of rain and not everyone is going to see that. as we look at double scan live, there is still moisture to the south that will eventually spin up through our region before a cold front clears it tomorrow morning. we'll time it in the accuweather forecast when the heaviest of rain passes through tonight and
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what it means for your morning commute tomorrow as well. >> thank you adam. >> a reminder now you can get access to radar conditions on the go, download our free 6 abc storm tracker app, the app also alerts you when a weather warning is issued. turning now to what the government is calling a mistake in the effort to stop the spread of ebola, on monday the second dallas nurse to contract the virus was on a flight with nearly 130 other people, that was just hours before she was diagnosed. the cdc says there was little risk but all 77 people that carried for america's patient zero should not have been allowed to fly in the first place. dann cuellar spoke about that incident today, is he live at philadelphia international airport with more on the reaction. hi dan. >> how you doing brian, the
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airlines and airport officials are trying to reassure everyone, the level of concern continues to grow out here, this upon learning the latest victim had flown from cleveland to dallas the day before and the cdc is saying she should not have been on the commercial plane as all. the cdc says that the 28-year-old nurse that contracted ebola should not have been on a plane for 21 days, because she was one of the 77 workers that treated thomas duncan who later died from it. >> we'll make sure that no other individual that is being monitored for exposure does not travel other than controlled movement. >> now all the passengers on frontier flight 83 will be monitored. and this has raised concerns for passengers here in philadelphia. >> i am very concerned with it right now, i am hoping they did
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what they need to do. i read about it and i'm a little nervous. i think that the airlines are trying to do the best they can and taking care of everyone's fears. of course it's a concern but you can't stop living life. have you to travel for business or whatever, it would be nice if people would stay home if they were sick. >> airport officials say they were following cdc protocols, they said up a terminal to question any patient suspected of having ebola and airline workers are tainging precautions. >> you come to work every day to come home to your family and you want to be safe and protected and stay informed and use good common sense. >> the cdc director says that the risk to the 133 passengers on that flight is extremely low meantime the airline is saying
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the plane is thoroughly cleaned and put back in service. we are live here at philadelphia international airport, back to you. >> thank you dan. officials caution that the chances are slim, but what happened if the ebola crisis hits delaware county schools, that was the focus of a summit in drexel hill this morning. they are coming one a plan for ebola and other infectious diseases, ways to contain the virus if needed. the coverage of ebola continues at, can you find more on the infacted health care workner dallas and. and trenton police say that the woman that triggered an amber alert by claiming her daughter was abducted was lying. she told officers she left her suv running outside of a rick
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corlast night and she claimed her car and her 5-year-old was missing. she later admitted that she was asleep at a relative's home and the suv was found before midnight. peppers is charged with creating a false public alarm. the family of a 10-year-old charged with murder wants limb to stay in murder. authorities say that the boy beat a 90-year-old woman to death after he she yelled at him. they denied the release because the family did not feel comfortable having him back in their care. the defense wants the case moved to juvenile court and the boy is being kept away from other inmates. a woman is asking the public to help her find her beloved
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dog, louie. it turns out he was stolen. sara bloomquist has more today. >> louie was been missing for almost a week, the 2-year-old black lab mix was inside of the owners black honda crv. the car showed up last night but louie was not in it. >> there is a reward. >> j.j. pierce and her friends spent this rainy afternoon canvassing the streets handing out flyer after flyer of photos of louie. for the missing 2-year-old black lab mix. >> i condition imagine him being anywhere but with me. >> last night jj went to the home depot on columbus boulevard to have some keys made and left louie in her srv and when she
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came out both her car and louie were gone. >> i couldn't believe it was true, i thought they would drive back and say here is your door. i got off the phone with police and called my mom and broke down and it became real. >> she searched around south philadelphia and no louie, then last night her stolen car was found in north darien. they think the dog might be nearby and a few neighbors said they had seen him. >> he needs to come home, he is a great dog. >> j.j. turned to social media, with a page help louie get home. she will do anything to get the dog back. >> don't care about the car, i'm not worried about pressing charge orz anything, i just want my dog back. >> philadelphia police have the stole and car now and they are processing it for fingerprints, louie is a rescue dog and easily
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frightened. if you have information call the police, or go to j.j.'s facebook page she set up. help louie get home. i'm sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. police say that a delaware plan threatened to kill people and then choked a man during two different arguments. shawn cornwell was kicked out of the house on delaware avenue in harrington yesterday. he called back threatening to burn it down with three people inside. cornwell allegedly choked another man while two children were in the room during an argument at the same house in july. he is facing a number of charges now including terroristic threatening. now one goal to make sure homes are fire safe, the action
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cam was in the fairhills section when representatives and the fire department delivered smoke alarms to families in need and made sure they were installed properly. this is the second year the two teamed up to deliver the life saving devices. apologieies advance to the n of the delaware vaulty. a real estate blog decided to rank the states with the most m immature men in the country. it was delaware county, it was whether or not they liked video games and their enthusiasm for fantasy football and beer pong, philadelphia is 16th and new
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jersey is top ten in the mature state, coming in 32rd. take that to the bank today. still ahead, like diamonds pearls and watches, we have discounts exclusive for our viewers. and a family's missing bird turns up after four full years but not how they remember because he was speaking a different language. we'll explain. and later whether you consider it a perfect union or a perfect disaster, one new york bakery's cheeto bagel combo has people talking.
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the driver took instead of taking her to her address, she says that the driver ignored her questions and eventually took her to an abandoned patient where she screamed until he took her home. and her complaint was answered for an automatic email apologizing for the insufficient route. the driver actually called 911 for a heavily intoxicated passengers that asked him to drive her around town and the woman has hired an attorney while the l.a. pd investigates. and now a talker over a bagel, would you like a smear of cream colleagues on this, it's a bagel, and a brain child from creative bakery up in buffalo, new york, it was inspired by a 10-year-old girl and she was in the neighborhood eating the
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bright orange flaming hot cheetos and said you know what you should put them on a bagel and they crumbled them up and you have it, and they stay crispy and there is a line in buffalo for that one. >> and a talker that is bilingual. this is how the african jay parrot greeted his parents after blg missing for four years, he came back speaking spanish. he an english accent, and a vet found him in california and thought it was his missing bird but his microchip was traced to his owner darren. he was continually asking for a man named larry, no word on
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where nigel has been or where he learned to speak spanish. four years later they are reunited. >> we are all trying to learn a new language and this bird did it in no time. >> intercontinental montelucia lets get over to the traffic report right now. matt pellman in the traffic center with an update. how about -- i totally botched that it means it's raining a lot out there this afternoon. leading to wet roadways and really, really slow conditions. this is bellmawr, camden county, northbound creek road backing up towards the work zone and 295, and this is the roosevelt boulevard southbound we are without the left lane because of flooding as you head down towards fox street, and everybody squeezing into the two
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right lanes, from this point approaching fox. and locked up to the schuylkill and broad street, we had earlier flooding on the off ramp, and adam talking about the heavy rain on route 100 leading to a couple of crashes, with leaves on the road and it's really slippery, there is a crash at moore road at high street, and issues in chester county with downed trees and wires and one at monsy road and fleet street near third avenue, and one in chester along chester street along the avenue of the states and one at philadelphia pike at silver side road by unique restaurant. we'll check it again, it's kind of a unique afternoon out there, in the next half hour. and coming up adam joseph has more on the wet
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all right meteorologist, adam joseph is along now, it's raining out there. >> it's a wet wednesday, it's raining out there and midweek blues it will clear up for the rest of the week and looking good out there. as we look at that wet drive this evening on double scan live radar, drying a little bit south of the city and mainly northwest and northeast. seeing downpours again no thunderstorms with the atmosphere and clouds today, and on and off rain destabilizes the atmosphere. near valley and boyer town near berks county and montgomery county seeing some of those downpours, moving at speeds of 40 miles per hour in general and
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that is on the fringe of the lehigh valley, and route 22. and east around trenton and mercer county and heavy downpours in buck county east and south of doylestown and doylestown you are on the edge of the heavy rain heading into new hope and lambertville. temperature wise we are in the upper 60s to low 70s, 72 millville and dover, and wilmington 71 and it's that tropical-like summer humidity that we are feeling the last 24 hours that is helping to enhance the downpours that are more typical during the summer season, as you can see there is a break coming in and a round of rain coming in during the early evening hours and then the rain should shut off for a good three to four hours before more rain arrives after midnight. it's hit or miss tonight and on or off. and there is the upper level low that spins off, and as we track
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the rain at 7:00, it lifts north of philadelphia, and at 10:00 or 11:00, patchy drizzle around and it reignites before the morning rush home at 5:30, if you leave the house before 4:30 and 5:30 and you'll encounter the heavy downpours and it's quick to really return that sunshine between 7:00 and 9:00 for tomorrow morning. as we look at what to expect here tomorrow night, periods of heavy rain and a gusty thunderstorms in one or two spots and ponding on the roadways with heavier rainfall, 1 to 2 inches on average and some isolated 3-inch amounts especially west of the city, like in berks county we saw 3 inches of rain already. showers and mild to start your thursday and in the afternoon some breaks of sun as we dry it out and temperatures still stay above average at 72.
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the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, morning showers and afternoon sun on thursday and a breezy but pleasant end of the week of 70 degrees on friday, and we mimic that on saturday, with 70 degrees, and we drop the temperature to a chilly 58 degrees on sunday. lets keep the 50s, way below average monday, tuesday and wednesday, highs 58 and lows in the 30s and 40s, so the heaters will be in overdrive starting on sunday. >> thanked adam. we'll go
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. soaking rain is making a nd mess of the evening commute, you can see the large system making its way over the delaware and lehigh valleys right now. we are getting more details of the timing of the heavy evident downpours. wednesday night and the big story is the heavy rain that created slick roads and cloudy conditions, the downpours will creating flooding concerns this evening. lets look live now from philadelphia international
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airport where officials there are experiencing delays of up to 90 minutes on the ground they are telling us, if you fly out tonight you want to call ahead. cecily tynan is monitoring the storms with stormtracker 6 live double scan. >> monica and rick it's an afternoon of on and off tropical downpours and it's not over yet. i'm tracking a band of heavy rain moving on to baltimore and right now the focus of the heavy downpour is north of philadelphia, there is this one band moving through pottstown across route 100 and the northeast extension near allentown and we have heavy downpours right now and there is a flood advisory in affect for lancaster and berks county until 10:00 tonight, those areas are getting 2 inches of rain. another area of concern is around knew hope crossing route 202, you'll get the heavy downpours and really racing up to the north at 30 to 40 miles per hour and