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leased in a digit -- re-released in a digital age. those stories, but first, chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: you know what's happening on the first day of august? >> what. training camp. i'm very excited about that. cape may we have another beautiful weekend coming up if you liked yesterday's weather you'll enjoy the weekend because today and tomorrow will be very, very similar. you can see the folks trying to find a spot is on the sand. it will be enjoying enjoyable along the water. 78 degrees is the number. wilmington, philadelphia, # 0. cape may, 8 old degrees, atlantic city at the airport, 81. trenton, 7 #, the poconos got down to 54 degrees this morning they are now up to 62 and dover 80. dewpoints are slightly humid we're seeing low to mid 60s
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out there. watch what happens during the course of the day. all the numbers drop into the 50s, it should be nice and comfortable later this afternoon, still hot, but not too bad. lunchtime, 86. 3:00 p.m. through the late afternoon hours around 89 somewhere in between here we hit 91. the sun will set, days getting short, 8:15. as we look ahead, the pattern is about to change. you'll see that in the seven-day forecast in ten minutes. no threat of showers or thunderstorms monday evening. greater chances tuesday and wednesday, again this flips the pattern. it turns significantly cooler in the seven-day forecast. i'll have that in just a bit. eva? thanks chris. we're following breaking news out of philadelphia's kensington section. that's where a police found a woman shot to death inside a car. medics made the discovery around 5:00 in the rear of a parking lot on the 2800 block of frankford avenue. the lot belongs to a private
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nonprofit called the somerset center. we're told the car was running and there were four bullet holes in the drivers side door. the 40-year-old victim was found slumped over the wheel. police have not identified the victim or made any arrests stay with "action news" and 6abc.com for the latest. the search continues for a killer in south philadelphia who repeatedly shot at his victim during a ten block chase. this is 1900 block of mountain street. pursuit started at 11:00 p.m. witnesses who called 911 said she saw a man dodging bullets while he ducked behind parked cars, the vitamin died at the hospital. no arrests made. the search continues this morning for a gunman who killed a 22-year-old mother in port richmond while her young daughter was nearby. dozens came out to remember stephanie dzikowski, sharrie williams was there. >> we ask you to open your
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merciful loving arms. >> reporter: praiser went up for stephanie dzikowski, about 100 people packed the belong on aramingo avenue for a vigil to remember the 22-year-old. philadelphia police say she was shot and killed in her own home while her 2-year-old child was close by. ryan is stephanie's younger brother. >> my sister is gone now, she didn't deserve this. she was trying to make a better life for herself and her daughter, now she is gone. >> reporter: one by one family and friends left condles and notes and pictures and stuffed animals in memory of the young most of them. her grieving father brought the beautiful flowers to place on the memorial for his beautiful daughter. police released this surveillance video showing the killer fleeing down aramingo avenue. >> i didn't see his face. he had a hood on and ran
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straight. they also he turned -- they say he turned, but he didn't either up toward somerset. >> reporter: those who know stephanie want answers. >> whofer did this was a -- whoever did this was a coward i'm not going to sugar coat this thing, you go into somebody's house and kill a female in front of her child he is a chump. >> reporter: police need help from the public, if you know anything about the murder police want to hear from you. if you know who the person is in the video give police a call. at police headquarters, sharrie williams channel 6 "action news." a teenager was hurt as he tried to avoid gunfire on the streets of wilmington. the 13-year-old boy trying to race from the scene at 7th and spruce, but he pedaled into a car that was trying to getaway safely. the boy was taken to christiana
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hospital and expected to be okay. the search continues for the gunman. massive wildfires consuming parts of california have proved deadly. david ruhl was killed thursday while battling a fire. officials have not said how he died. 23 large fires, many sparked by lightning strikes are burning across northern california. hundreds of people have been forced to flee their homes. >> it's like being in anther world. the smell of the embers, i mean, it's still burning here. >> governor jerry brown has declared a state of emergency. now the latest on the malaysia air mystery, investigators in france are about to look at recovered airplane debris to determine if it came from flight 370. the. >> reporter: later this morning the famous piece of plane will arrive in france flown to paris
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and driven four hours south and analyzed by experts at a defense ministry laboratory. what caused the flap to break off. are theirny traces of explosive -- are there any traces of explosives or chemicals. the flapper on slows the plane down. what does that barely damaged piece of wreckage tell us? it could support early evidence that someone was at the controls first deliberately turning off course and making the plane disappear all altogether, but there are many other possibilities. >> if you want to minimize the amount of floating debris, the best way to do that would likely be ditch the airplane land it on the water in tact open the doors and let it fill up and sink. >> reporter: as for the families who have been agonizing for
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almost 17 months, many are torn by the discovery. some in beijing told me they believe their loved ones could be alive and despite any convincing evidence they won't believe the conclusions. that was abc's bob woodruff. >> new at 9:00 a.m. the speech delivered by japan's emperor announcing their surround at the end of world war ii has come back in digital form. [speaking japanese] >> the 4 1/2 minute speech was broadcast august 14, 1955. it was released ahead of the 70th anniversary of the war's end. the voice was muffled and nearly inaudible due to sound quality. many japanese would have trouble understanding the arcane language that was used. the pope's visit to
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philadelphia is less than two months away if you're looking to make quick cash by offering your home or apartment to visitors there are things experts want you to consider. first make sure renting your place out doesn't violate any condo rules. chuck works for a firm that manages buildings near the art museum. he has been sending out cease and desist notices to anyone in his buildings he spots online. >> they are not looking at if their insurance doesn't protect them and someone steals their belongings or damages their homes. >> reporter: attorney general advise drawing up a strong rejt contract with a security -- rental contract with a security deposit. for updates on the pope's visit follow our twitter handle 6abc pope. meet the bus driver whose being hailed a hero for saving a
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man frizz burning home. ahead what does your credit score have to do with your car insurance? a lot according to consumer reports. what you need to know before you buy. >> reporter: hot and humid this weekend, and then the pattern changes in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and we'll be in the 80s again. i'll have the details coming up.
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>> severe weather created quite a sight in arizona a land spout hit the phoenix area similar to a tornado. the storm brought hail and wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour. what else the difference between the two? a land spout and a tornado? >> reporter: it's coming out from the cloud it's the rain hitting the ground, the tornado is spinning up like this. one violent one not. that's the easiest way to describe it. one is violent one is not. let's go live on sky6 live hd show you what's going on, there's the center city skyline we have a few clouds out there this morning, nothing turning threatening. all weekend should be nice. the lone exception will be the poconos, the slightest chance of a shower or thunderstorm up there, that's about it. 80 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint 61. note how that number has gone down, 66 early this morning. as expected that number continues to drop off, which is
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a good sign all the guarantees are comfortable this afternoon. no humidity winds out of the west. a hot week, 87 degrees monday, from this point this is when the heat indices is soaring up in the upper 90s close to 100 degrees. tuesday was uncomfortable, yesterday was awful. tuesday we topped out at 91 and 90. today we'll top out 90 or 91. the heat index will be cooler than the actual air temperature. 80 degrees up and down the i-95. 63 in the poconos, millville leading the pack at 81. you have a heat index of 83. trenton, 81 and wilmington 80. watch what happens later this afternoon. the forecasted high is 91. this model puts us at 88 for the heat index, that would suggest not much in the way of humidity. it will be hot out there, but
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comfortable. satellite and radar, cold front is actually pushing right through the center portions of the state of pennsylvania this morning, as you can see there's clearly no activity associated with it. however as we get going and the daytime heating starts to kick in, one or two showers are possible across the lehigh valley county poconos. across the country we go nothing going on. travel trouble spot the high plains area quest west of chicago there could severe weather out there later on. future tracker 6 there's the chance of light pop-up shower in the mountains around 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. that slides on through. most of the delaware valley is dry. overnight tonight everybody is dry. for sunday, once again, everybody is dry. looks like a fabulous weekend. it will be hot, but comfortable. the poconos sprint cup series continues this weekend. may not event tomorrow 1:30. saturday isolated thunderstorm #
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0 degrees, same number tomorrow, 80 degrees, sunny, no humidity. ocean temperature, 67 it's cooled off a little bit. you'll have a land breeze on the sand. bright and sunny, very warm, 87 degrees today and 87 tomorrow. philadelphia, 91 we keep the heat wave going. low humidity breezy winds out of the west 5 to 15 miles per hour. we're peaking somewhere between 3 and 6:00 p.m. 89, 89 somewhere between the two we top out at 91. overnight tonight, partly cloudy, warm and comfortable, 62 degrees outlying suburbs. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, mostly sunny, sunday, 90 we're dry today and tomorrow. monday, hot and humid, 93. monday night there could showers or thunderstorms. one or two could be on the gusty side. tuesday, 89 degrees, tuesday still fairly uncomfortable, lots of humidity out there, but from wednesday on, the pattern starts to change. 87, # 2, 85. we see the return of sunshine no
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humidity. i'll tell you what the pattern looks like the cooler an more comfortable pattern looks like it will stick around tomorrow until the middle of august. at least a wick to ten days -- a week to ten days. >> you can look good in in your summer clothes. stick with 6abc.com/weather to get the latest outlook and the hourly forecast to plan your outdoor activities. a houston bus driver saved a life after he spotted a fire on his bus route. he found a man trapped in the burning home. >> there was a gentleman who was already halfway out, bloody and his shirt burned off him. i pulled him to the tree and went back in to see if there was anyone else in there. >> i suffered minor burns --
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>> a new study says the nation's capitol is slowly sinking. according to research washington, d.c. will sink 6 inches over the next 100 years. over that time sea levels could rise one to three feet. the study was done by the u.s. geological survey and several universities. many think the cost of car insurance depends on your driving record. here's nydia han with what you need to know. >> reporter: consumer reports got 2 billion insurance quotes from companies across the country. car insurance commercials tout low rates, but don't tell you how the companies set the rates.
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consumer reports through investigation found many insurance companies base prices in parts on a hidden credit score that can take into account what type of credit card you have. >> that credit score is different from your fico score. companies use it to protect not to be a good driver, but whether you'll file a claim. >> reporter: they compared rates with hypothetical drivers who are single with married drivers. with a good score $184 more. but get this, you'll pay 1170 more if you have a poor score. that's a higher premium than for those with an excellent score and drunk driving conviction. in new jersey a poor score will have you paying $1,662 more. some personalize you more for a
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poor credit score than others. for drivers in pennsylvania, premiums between carries can vary $1,400 a year. check your credit reports if there are errors correcting them can improve your scores. for more tips on which insurance companies offer the best and worst rates in pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware, go to 6abc.com. nydia han channel 6 "action news." >> cole hamels and ben revere say goodbye to philadelphia. oh my gosh, it's the guy from last night. what?! can i jump on your wi-fi? yeah, you can try it. hey! i had a really good time last night. yeah, me too.
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>> oh, it is saturday morning,
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sky6 live hd taking a live look for us now, the clouds over the ben franklin bridge. it is going to be sunny and cloudy today, 80 degrees, 9:23. the eagles report to training camp today and their first practice tomorrow. cole hamels makes his debut as a texas ranger tonight. here's ducis rogers with sports. >> reporter: good morning, cole hamels has spent nearly his entire adult life in philadelphia. else a part of the city and the city is apart of him no matter where he pitches. ham hamle was at the park to collects belongings and say goodbye. he was a phillie through and through. >> i was here to fight, the motto was the fightin' phils. ibled in that and tried to live that. you don't want to count us out
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and i i didn't want to be counted out. i know this is the nature of it and it happens. >> we've had competitive players play here in philadelphia i would put them up against any competitor we've had in philadelphia. >> reporter: hamles was in the rangers dugout last night he will pitch against the giants later this evening. the phillies were active at the trade deadline just ask benefit revere. revere has been traded before, he was not surprised. >> it's the business side. i will go to toronto they have a great group of guys up there. i know couple of the guys up there to play with. it will be fun to go up to canada and hop on the train and make a playoff run. the phillies who were left
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behind do battle with the braves last night. this seems to be a rejuvenated baseball team. they put up crooked numbers in the firsting ryan ran in 3 runs. dom brown drove in in in a home run. phillies have won 11 of their last 13 games. burrell, the first player from the team to enter the wall. he said he is humbled by the honor. >> i was here for a long time, and every year they are putting somebody in that wall of fame. steve carlton, mike schmidt you just never think you're in the
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same group with some of these guys, like i said earlier to be mentioned in that group it's a huge honor. eagles training camp begins tomorrow we'll have live reports throughout the day. that's a look at sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself a terrific weekend. >> a tiny makes -- melts the hearts of a military. barnicle goes on calls equipped with his own life vest. >> so much coming up on saturday morning, including "shelter me rescue of the week." >> i'm matt o'donnell this this week's winner in the "shelter me rescue of the week" contest. hear that story coming up on "action news."
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now a check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast with meteorologist chris sowers when "action news" at 9:00 continues. >> happening now on "action
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news" saturday at 9:00 a man is in custody after a sexual assault at a center city hotel. the coast guard ends it's search for two teens missing in the atlantic ocean. 100 new firefighters will be coming to philadelphia.
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we'll tell you about the federal grant that is making it all possible. first let's head outside to chris sowers and the beautiful accuweather forecast. >> reporter: beautiful that's the perfect word to described it this morning, have a little bit of a breeze it's warm, but not humid of course it feels better than this. this is what we dealt with this week, these are feels-like temperatures this is how it felt tuesday, 97. wednesday, 899678 thursday we peaked at 100 degrees and yesterday we dropped all the way down to 90 which was the actual air temperature. so there wasn't any difference between the two. today should be very similar we're forecasting a high of 91. the feels like temperature may be lower than the air temperature. we'll take it. the humidity department is starting to feel better. quakertown, 74. pottstown, 75. saint davids, 73. center city you're the warm spot 84. chester, 75. into south jersey we go, 79 for glassboro. 80 in dover and woodbine, 79.
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cape may, 75. here's the view in cape may. beautiful on the sand this morning, got a little wave action going on, nice and quiet, the breezes are out of the west at 5 to 10 miles per hour. it's a land breeze for the folks down there. that will allow the numbers to climb rapidly, as well. forecast for today, hanging out in the city, staying put, 91 degrees, feels-like temperatures is going to be close to what the actual air temperature is. jersey shore, 87 with the land breeze. the poconos sunny isolated thunderstorm developing late, 80 degrees is the forecasted high for the mountains. later this evening, you can watch this right here on 6abc. the union taking on the red bulls, partly cloudy at ppl park 7:00 p.m. 86 degrees at 7:00 p.m. 90th minute 79. a nice evening overnight tonight no issues. tomorrow looks quiet but things change next week i'll have the details coming up in just a bit. eva? >> thanks, chris.
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we're following breaks news, philadelphia police is investigating after a woman is found shot to death inside a car in kensington. medics made the discovery around 5:00 a.m. in the rear of a parking lot on the 2800 block of frankford avenue. the lot belongs to a private nonprofit called the somerset center. the car was running there were four bullet holes in the drivers side door. 40-year-old victim was found slumped over the wheel. at this point police have not released the identity of the victim nor made any arrest stay with "action news" and contact for the latest. new this morning, philadelphia made a sex assault arrest at a center city hotel. 911 call came in after 3:00 a.m. from the roadway in on the 1200 block of walnut. officers took a man into custody. his accuser is speaking to detective's at special victims unit. no other details are being released at this time. the coast guard suspended
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its search for two teenagers who disappeared while boating off the florida coast. after a wheek -- week of scouring atlantic ocean by boat and air, search teams turned up no recovery of the 14 years old. >> reporter: 50,000 in and in ah it's officially over. the coast guard calling off the search for the 2, 14-year-old boys. >> hundreds of people searched thousands of miles because we were committed to find austin and perry. >> reporter: they set off alone on a fishing trip from jupiter florida before a line of severe storms moved through. the boat found capsized 70 miles off the coast of central florida two days later. >> confirmed nobody on board. >> reporter: a cooler and life jackets missing from the boat. their families remaining
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optimistic, the young, yet experienced boaters used them to stay afloat. >> i believe they are okay. >> reporter: coast guard, navy searching from florida to north carolina with no sign of the teens. >> the decision to spend was excruciating. >> reporter: volunteers tears staying on the water expecting a miracle refusing to give up. the coast guard said if they get any new information they could reopen the case and resume searching. marcy gonzalez, abc news new york. family and friends gather this morning to remember bobbi kristina brown at st. james united methodist church near atlanta. she is expected to be laid to rest next to her mother on monday. brown died in hospice care 6 months after being found face down and unresponsive into
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bathtub in her atlanta home. a man from berks county is in trouble with the federal government after slamming his car into a barricade at the u.s. capitol. anthony larosa said he was trying to get a patent for a clothing design. his mother said he has mental issues. the philadelphia fire department scored a major victory scoring a as you will a- multimillion dollar grant that will permit 100 new hierls. >> $22.79 million to higher additional firefighters. >> reporter: philadelphia firefighters responded to almost 50,000 fire calls last year compared to 44,000 the year before. due to attrition and other factors the 2100 amoeba department loses 80 to 110
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firefighters a year. the city spends millions in overtime. last year alone it paid 37.6 million to have firefighters work overtime. >> by being awarded this 22.9 million grant it allows us to higher the firefighters to replace the people who are retiring. it's great news. >> reporter: the federal emergency management agency awarded the grant. when they applied for the grant there was no certainty they were getting the money. >> not everybody who applies for a grant gets awarded a grant. it's great news for us, because we put a lot of work applying for it. >> reporter: with the money, the department expects to higher 160 additional firefighters. >> it's a great day for the fire department and the city of philadelphia. even though we get to higher the members, they want to serve the community. it's a great day for the city of philadelphia as a whole. >> reporter: the department says
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the process to higher the additional firefighters has begun. under the provision of the grant all 160 firefighters must be hired within the two year period. from east falls, dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> federal authorities say they have been contacted by a representative for the minnesota dentist who ignited a firestorm after killing a protected lion in zimbabwe. a representative of walter palmer contacted officials. the agency is investigating the death of cecil the lion who was lured out of the park and killed. meanwhile, he could become the first american extra indicted to face charges. we're learning details about the texas trooper who arrested sandra bland. his personal file was released showing he was arrested for unprofessional conduct at a school no other details were
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provided. he arrested bland after a traffic stop. officials say she committed suicide. her family questioned the findings. tom brady and nfl commissioner roger goodell are expected to appear in court twice this month as part of the deflate gate scandal. a federal judge scheduled hearings for august 12 and 13. he asked both sides to discuss settlement discussions. brady and the players union are suing to overturn his suspension. goodell upheld the suspension after brady appealed. brady maintained his innocence. a burglar was busted because she had no idea the homeowner watched the entire crime unfold on his iphone. the app is linked to his hidden
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camera. he could see and hear everything the suspect was doing. he ended up calling police who placed the woman under arrest. there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00. winter won't go away in parts of buffalo. that big mound is actually snow. it's been sticking around since last year. doctors are using a variation of gps to help patients get back on their feet after knee replatesment. details in "healthcheck," and we'll get a check on the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" returns.
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>> it may be in the middle of summer, but parts of buffalo are dealing with the snow. this nearly ten foot mound is covered in dirt and weeds. that's what's helping to insulate the notice in 90-degree temperature. it's not clear how long it will take to melt. maybe a lot of rain will do the trick, but you'll have a lot of more water from the snow. can we talk for a second about the land sprout situation. we did a story -- i'm looking at you like you were nuts. it's a land spout, people. i apologize for putting chris on the spot. he is it was trying to explain a
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land spout compared to a cyclone. let's look at the ben franklin bridge, it's quiet out there, the slightest breeze out of the west. we have a combination of sun and clouds, the dewpoint number that's where we like to see it. it's going to be warm, but comfortable, highs around 90. atlantic city it's a little more sticky close to the water. same deal for you guys down the jersey shore, you'll see the dewpoint lower. 81 degrees, dpoint, 667. winds out of west at 7. this is the transition month we're starting to pull out of the peak heating of the summer season. our advertised temperature today is 87 degrees. by month's end it's down to 83. the numbers are starting to dive we're starting to lose daylight and average rainfall is between
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3 and 4 inches. this is typically a wet month. it's similar to july and june where we see the big thunderstorms and drenching downpours, but, again, we're starting to see things tail off a little bit and we are getting into fall. dover, 80. doesn't feel like fall. allentown, 74 and the poconos 67. there's good news here, dewpoints staying on the comfortable side. satellite and radar, we have quite a bit of cloud cover across southern pennsylvania this morning. it's associated with a frontal system which will reinforce the drier air for the second half of the weekend. for the most part it should come through dry, one or two areas well west of philadelphia. i'm talking the lehigh valley and the poconos. one or two areas could see a brief shower later on. high pressure firmly in control. as we get into monday, this high sits here, so the winds are out of the southwest in comes that
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humidity again, monday is a fairly uncomfortable day, there could be a shower or thunderstorm late. here we go, future tracker 6 sun and clouds, that's the call from accuweather. there's that slim chance of the shower or thunderstorm in the poconos that continues through the late evening hours, overnight tonight once the sun sets we lose the heating of the sun we lose the threat of showers and storms. it's quite overnight tonight and sunday it's quiet once again. lehigh valley low humidity, breezy, 87 degrees is the forecasted high for places like allentown and bethlehem. jersey shore, sunscreen alert you'll need to apply it often. lots of sunshine today. clouds mixed in from time to time. very warm land breeze 87 degrees the forecasted high. but low humidity levels. reading, 88. lancaster, 87. al torn, 87. note -- allentown 87. philadelphia is where the
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official readings are as long as philly hits 90 it's a heat wave. a lot of suburbs are topping out in the upper 80s. trenton, 89. cape may, 87. millville and dover, 90 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast mostly sunny skies for sunday, 90 degrees today and tomorrow, low humidity levels. monday, hazy, hot and humid you'll feel the difference here, 93 it will feel like 94 or 95678 there's a threat of a shower or thunderstorm late in the day. tuesday, numerous showers and storms likely. 89 degrees very sticky once again. one or two of those storms could be on the stronger side. we seem the pattern change we see the cooler numbers move on in low humidity levels and the return of sunshine. that pattern looks to hold through the middle of august. >> sunshine, but not the humidity. >> reporter: it should be nice and comfortable. >> this week's "shelter me rescue of the week" winner takes us to kitty cottage a new kill
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shelter in east norton here's matt o'donnell. >> the mission is to find forever homes for our animals. >> reporter: that's what kitty cottage has been doing for the last 13 years. >> we have adopted out over 2700 cats. >> reporter: socializing the kitties is a key part of their success. >> we get them around children they like the tone of the reading. you'll find them walking around the kids if they are sitting on the floor. >> reporter: and it is a win/win making the cats more friendly and the children more confident about their reading skills. >> this is a very sweet little girl, a tortie.
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>> winter is 5 years old and deaf. >> he is a sweet boy, he is a normal cat, but can't hear. >> reporter: christopher would make the perfect cat for any home and there's cleo. >> she will come to you most of the day for attention. >> reporter: this is pandora a 5-year-old cat beautiful blue eyes and soft fur. rescued from a kill shelter three months ago she would like a new hope. you can vote for your favorite shelter or add a rescue group to the list bay going to a "shelter me rescue of the week" of the "action news" facebook page. we'll feature the top vote getter next saturday morning on "action news." matt o'donnell channel 6 "action news." >> here's what's happening in
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and around the delaware and lehigh valleys this weekend. the fifth annual memorial bike
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run gets going at noon in south jersey at the clayton elks lodge in clayton, gloucester county it ends on margaret street in carney's point. the event includes food and auction. maybe one of the most color events of the year, the night in ventnor boat parade that kicks off at the dorset avenue boat ramble. the flotilla will be green energy only. kings wood family reunion. the public is invited from noon to 6. get autograph from mo'ne davis who will be among the local celebrities. now surgeons are using gps
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in a common operation. >> reporter: horses have been barbara's passion. >> it's like breathing, i trained and boarded horses, taught lessons and worked with the handicapped. >> she founded the nonprofit to introduce cancer patients to riding, but when bad knees started to get in the way, she had her right knee replaced. it took 6 months to get back in the saddle. but in january, the doctor replaced her left knee and she was riding again in just ten weeks. doctors believe one reason he used an electronic tool called vera send. while replacement joints are better than ever, up to 20% of people are not happy with them. >> probably because the
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ligaments are not balanced appropriately. ligaments stabilize the knee. >> they would jiggle the knee and get a sense by feel to see whether the knee was appropriately balanced. >> reporter: now as he prepares to put in the new joint, the doctor puts it into the space, pressure centers tell him how the implant should be adjusted. once he gets it right, it comes out and the new joint goes in. compared to the first knee replacement, this recovery was a breeze. now she can focus on the horses. >> i can squat to do the horses leg. >> reporter: right now the doctor is one of only two surgeons in the tri-state area using it. we have more information on 6abc.com. ali gorman channel 6 "action news."
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>> up next, meteorologist chris sowers will take a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast stay with us, we'll be right back.
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yeah, i'm married. does it matter? you'd do that for me? really? yeah i'd like that. who are you talking to? uh, it's jake from state farm. sounds like a really good deal.
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jake from state farm, at three in the morning? who is this? it's jake from state farm. what are you wearing jake from state farm? uh, khakis. she sounds hideous. well, she's a guy so... another reason more people stay with state farm. get to a better state. >> let's get one last check of the weather. >> reporter: it should be a splendid afternoon in the delaware valley. high temperatures topping out in the 90s. if you're heading to citizens bank park, the red hot phillies are taking on the braves 7:05 start time, 86 degrees the first pitch, 78 degrees 9th inning. 93 tomorrow, pattern changes next week. >> who would think we would
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call them red hot. >> reporter: they are pretty sad, because they are the worse baseball team on record. >> jack hanna's "wild countdown" is next, we'll be back tomorrow morning at 6:00. here's some of the stories we are working on to you. why do we react when we hear a scream. scientists believe they have figure out the mystery. well a unique peek of artwork that helped build penn's dental school. for chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm eva pilgrim, enjoy your saturday.
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announcer: "jack hanna's wild countdown" is sponsored by nationwide. jack: hi, everyone, i'm jack hanna, coming to you from my base camp here at the columbus zoo, and welcome to "wild countdown." some slither... oh, my gosh. others climb. put him here? martin: yeah. jack: together. martin: they'll continue crawling up. jack: and a few slowly trudge across the hot sand. mauricio: jack, look, turtle tracks. jack: today i've got seven stories from around the world about these cold blooded creatures and what happened when i met them. oh, jeez!t them. sue: oh! jack: jeez! can you imagine what you can do with eyes like that? ooh-hoo. all that, plus my blooper of the week.

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