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and pull a box of cereal. alrighty. we just like cereal, we make it, eat it love it, live it. (laughing) >> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m., monday, june 15 we're following several breaks stories, including a high speed chaste and race through two counties and ended with a pennsylvania trooper and another suffering injuries. >> a long-expected announcement is coming today how jeb bush is working to separate himself out from a competitors and his family predecessor. a massive cleanup is under underway from a huge water main break in west philadelphia. >> let's get weather and
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traffic karen rogers in for david murphy and matt pellman has traffic. good morning. >> reporter: it is warm and horribly humid and some areas getting heavy rain. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we're not getting anything here, but along the coastline you can see the live lighten strike near atlantic city. be careful if you're along the shoreline in surf city and belmawr. west of the city we're seeing some form right now. you'll see them move through the area, anyone who gets them it's heavy downpours because of the humidity we have out here. it's 75 degrees, kind of uncomfortable in philadelphia. 74 in allentown. temperatures basically uniform. 73 in millville. through the day today it's going to be warm and humid. the best chance for the storms happening this thorch -- this morning and later this afternoon and evening. 78 by 9:00 a.m. noon mostly dry 83.
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3:00 p.m., showers and thunderstorms starting to fire up. 6:00 p.m., 87 degrees coming down from a high of 88. as far as risk assessment will be the heavy downpours with the high winds we'll get with the storms, strong winds and lightning. those are the areas of concern especially the downpours as you're driving. you know what it does on the roads it's a mess not what we wanted for today. >> reporter: not the best set up for this monday, that's for sure. good morning karen, go to work everybody we're seeing the 30 bypass, close to thorndale the westbound lanes are close because of a downed tree up ahead all westbound traffic is being forsed of. there are restrictions eastbound, as well. stick with business 30 lincoln highway or 322 or the pennsylvania turnpike depending
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on where you're heading, of course we'll keep you posted. by the train and christmas shop watch out for a crash on jackson road route 100 that's new. we see the web jam heading toward the schuylkill expressway everything is reopened overnight construction long gone. the crews will close down the vine overnight tonight in both directions. 52nd street is blocked in west philadelphia because of a huge water main break from this weekend stick to the other numbered streets between westminster and wymissing. new this morning septa trolleys routes 15, 101 and 102 are not running you're on the buses that means extra time and patience in different boarding locations lots of changes on the septa trolleys as we kick off this monday morning. >> a house fire in montgomery
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county left four people injured it broke out on skippack road lower salford township at 2:00 a.m. katherine scott is on the scene look for video and update from her later him. an armed robber is in custody following a high-speed chase that ended in a crash that injured two pennsylvania state troopers. state police say they were called in to assist reading police regarding a stolen car they began chasing it on 422 heading east. troopers positioned their vehicles in front of the suspect's vehicle and the driver ran into the trooper's vehicles. the troopers were taken to the hospital for minor injuries. the suspect daniel vazquez was taken to reading police to face assault charges. there's a massive cleanup underway in west philadelphia. a 3-foot water main burst and millions of gallons of water flooded the area around 500
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block of 52nd street. water inundated cars and homes. this man's basement is a sopping mess. a fridge and freezer were turned over, and gaping hole in the water and heart breaking for him, he lost his three pet birds. >> the water was up to here. >> from here to here -- >> reporter: is ruined? >> it is ruined and i just bought the car april 24th. >> reporter: now what caused the water main break ask unclear. mayor nutter and the water officials say an investigation is underway. >> happening today some members of the u.s. house committee on veteran's affairs will visit regional va office, they plan to talk to management and employees. a recent report found widespread problems at philadelphia's veterans affairs departments including delayed benefits for vets. lawmakers are looking to improve operations. >> now to our vote 2016
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coverage republican jeb bush is set to formally kick off his presidential campaign later today. the former florida governor is making an effort to set himself apart from his brother and father with a campaign logo carrying only his first name. he will make it official at the miami dade college. "good morning america" will have a live report from the ever-growing field of presidential candidates. neutrality the idea that you can access all sites at the same time of the day now it's one thing surrounding this battle. we go live to the nasdaq in time square. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam fcc net neutrality plan has taken effect. the new rules gives consumers
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opportunities for internet speeds companies can't block access to products like verizon has done to google wallet a few years ago. cable and phone companies are suing now to get rid of the rules. in other news, gm is cutting production of the chevy sonic, and buick salana models. both models have developed sonic sales tumbled 28% in the first five months. year. concerns over greece's debt dram battered stocks -- drama battered stocks on friday. terminator will help you get where you're going arnold
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schwarzenegger's voice will be featured on google's "action navigation app waze. it's an intrusion to the new terminator movie. flip on waze and he'll tell you when to turn right or left. >> reporter: i think it would freak me out. >> elvis is much better. let's get ready to rock and roll. >> reporter: let's look at storm tracker 6 live double scan, we're seeing heavy rain in spots, we're watching the area in south jersey that moved from delaware to the coastline. a new area is starting to blossom i meant to show you that closer with double scan. this technology we can see exactsly where it's starting to form. we see the cells starting to form in the past few minutes near coatsville, we're watching near chadds ford you've been
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getting a coke soaking along the route 1 media bypass along route 100 in pottstown, 322 near downingtown and malvern you're getting wet out there. now, let's go to the coastline and see what's happening along there. we're getting lightning strikes along the coastline in sea isle city and atlantic city heavy rain. one more look at the wider view, it's not everywhere, but some of the storms are producing good downpours, let's go outside and see what it looks like, fog in the wake of these storms at last report five mile visibility you might want to call ahead right now. 75 degrees, the current temperature, dewpoint, 72. horrible humid lots of moisture in the atmosphere. the winds out of the south southwest and the barometer is falling with the storms moving flue satellite and radar showing in motion, this is the batch we're dealing with now and this is the batch we'll be
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dealing with later. the active time is this morning and later on in the after and evening. i think this model might be overplaying it a little and showers and thunderstorms firing up in the morning. late morning not entirely dry 11:00 a.m. a shower here or thunderstorm developing. around 3:30 that's when things fire up. we'll see that again today. around 3:30 it will be more numerous and in the evening hours, we'll be watching that in the morning and especially in the afternoon and evening. the reason we're watching it closely we have a low-risk proabt for gusty -- probability for gusty winds. the storm prediction center saying we have to be careful with the storms, downpours and gust where winds the greatest threat. 9:00 a.m., 78, noon, 83. kind of mostly dry by noon. 3:00 p.m., 87. more storms coming through. 6:00 p.m., 87 coming down from your high of 88. here's a look at the exclusive
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accuweather seven-day forecast there's a lot going on with the weather this week. humid today thunderstorms around, 88 for your high. tomorrow, clouds and sun an even strong chance for a storm 89 degrees for the high. stronger storms developing. wednesday, one daybreak, 86. thursday clouds, the storms return, 81. friday, partly sunny skies nice and warm, 87. the weekend looks to be unsettled. saturday, clouds and sun 85, showers and thunderstorms around, sunday hot and humid 90 fort high, we've seen above-average temperatures that's continuing and we're staying unsettled this week. >> up next, more stories you didn't see last night including surveillance of a theft at a detroit cell phone store that comes to a fiery conclusion. how much is too young for a baby to use a tablet it's
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stirring debate. >> reporter: looks like that baby is eating the tablet. we had a minor fender bender ascertain the 30 bypass is closed we'll have that after the break. >> a team that used to call philadelphia home is this close to winning an nba championship that's coming up on "action news." ll] [burke] it's easy to buy insurance and forget about it. but the more you learn about your coverage, the more gaps you may find. [burke] like how you thought you were covered for this... [man] it's a profound statement. [burke] but you're not even covered for this... [man] it's a profound statement. [burke] or how you may be covered for this... [burke] but not for something like this... [burke] talk to farmers and see what gaps could be hiding in your coverage. [sfx: yeti noise] ♪ we are farmers bum - pa - dum bum - bum - bum - bum ♪
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>> welcome back we are in the soup on this monday morning 6:15 75 degrees, you can see the haze, we've got rain and humidity, it's a ponytail ladies, it's that kind of a morning. >> work on that. >> reporter: it doesn't feel refreshing out there this morning, but hopefully you had a refreshing weekend and you can deal with all the traffic troubles. downed tree blocking the westbound side of the route 30 bypass, the exit for thorndale emergency crews are blocking the westbound lanes. there are restrictions eastbound which is a big problem because so many use the 30 bypass to come east from parksberg and coatsville.
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use business 30 lincoln highway or 322 or the pennsylvania turnpike. expect low vibts -- visibility and wet conditions. we have fire locations to watch out for in lower salford skippack creek road is closed. castle road gets you around that there's a fire in skippack. new construction against today in new castle county closing milltown road by john dick -- dixon high school. mill torn road will closed from 7:00 a.m. to mid august. stick with kirkwood highway and lime stone road to get around the blockage. camden county not too wet expect extra traffic as people come come back from the beach. we talked about a crash along
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the crash on the black horse pike in folsom called state police they said it is minor and out of the way. >> two guys were caught on camera robbing a metro cell phone store and set it on fire. the bandit drops down and looks afternoon and climbs back in the hole in the roof. 20 minutes later a second guy drops in, this guy begins stuffing the bag with cell phone. they douse the store with gasoline and set it ablaze. >> new on "action news," a teenage boy is accused as a robbery mastermind and targeted his own home for a daytime hit. he was caught on the video system. he helped three known gang members plan the break in. terrified family members ran and hit in different rooms while the knife-wielding thief ransacked the home.
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police are looking into what motivated the teen to set the whole thing up. youtube is dedicating a site entirely to gaming. >> reporter: google challenges am zone is introducing a gaming app and website going head to head with twitch. >> reporter: youtube live streaming two launches this summer. >> reporter: it's a day that video gamers wait all year for the electronic convention in los angeles. >> reporter: don't wait to get your child a tablet computer. british researchers said babies should be given one as soon as they are born provide sensory stimulation. >> other researchers say early exposer hurts social skills. those are your deck bites.
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>> golden state warriorses are one victory away. they beat the cavaliers last night. labron james carried the cavaliers as far as he he could. the next game is tomorrow night on 6abc. >> reporter: i got back from the beach, this morning we are sweating.
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422, eastbound starting to become slow from the saint gabe's curve into 23. don't expect the delays to end soon. from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. we'll do construction from trooper to 23. the delays will linger into the midday. expect days if you ride the trolleys. starting today lasting the rest of the summer, 15, 101 or 102 you're riding the buses so a good extra 15 minutes in order for you. >> reporter: tracker showing we have rain -- storm tracker 6 live showing we have heavy rain along the coastline. in malvern we're seeing it along the 30 bypass, route 3, west chester pike getting heavy downpours, 322 at chadds ford, some areas you're getting heavy rain, not everybody is seeing it but you need to expect it as you're traveling out. the fog 1.5 visibility apt trenton, 3 miles at philadelphia
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international. 2.5 in wilmington, and millville, in some areas the low clouds are affecting the morning commute and affecting as you travel out of town we're picking up delays at philadelphia international, 26 minute delays boston, heavy rain not delays just yet but you might anticipate that coming new york, new york city, the rain and weather you'll see that formulator, tam. >> thank you karen now to a health alert the warmer water is bringing a rare bacteria to florida beaches it's approving to be deadly. it has killed two people and infected five more in florida. health officials say the bacteria enters the bloodstream through open consults or scrapes. it can include fever chills, skin legions and septa shock. it could be --eptic shock.
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ance escape from a -- animals escape from a zoo in georgia after flooding. katherine scott has a live report on a house fire at 6:30.
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she canceled the meeting later today. she has gone to great lengths trying to say she was black tanning her skin and curling her hair. her family went public showing evidence that she was really white. a dplong has been called -- demonstration has been called for her to step down from her naacp. her parents will be on "g.m.a." this morning. >> zoo animal have escaped their pens in the country of georgia, bears wolves and monkeys escaped some, but not all have been captured. residents have been warned to stay indoors as police round them up. >> 6:27 we're updating several breaking stories including a police chase involving two
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injured state troopers. a fast-moving fire damaged three homes in philadelphia. video from the scene next.
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