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girl recovering from an accident on a carnival ride. ye bear in a car, yesterday it was a bear in the basement. details on the basement bear when "action news" returns. >> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m., thursday, july 14. matt o'donnell is off, erin o'hern is joining us. >> here's what we're following this morning. excessive heat will feel uncomfortable to most people, but for others it could be dangerous. >> police announce charges for an incident at a lehigh valley high school. >> last call will be later at some bars when the democratic national convention takes over philadelphia. >> we'll get to that in a moment. let's get to the excessive heat with david murphy and karen
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rogers has traffic. >> reporter: right now on storm tracker 6 live double scan we see showers fading a little bit and moving through northeast philadelphia and whatever is left over in gloucester and camden county is not much. that's all we have on the radar for you. as we look out west there's a cold front coming in, we'll be on the look out for additional showers and thunderstorms that will pop through probably in a line later this afternoon and this evening, from west to east, some of them could be gusty briefly and of course a brief downpour is possible just like we hadn spots yesterday. excessive heat warning kicks in at noon and doesn't expire until 8:00 p.m., friday night. the warning area is this area and will get up to 102 and 103. we have a heat advisory in the lehigh valley and close to the shore. takes it easy. shady breaks and cool drinks. 76 degrees in philadelphia. 75 in wilmington, 75 in trenton.
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76 in allentown. actually even numbers across the region. we're looking at high heat and humidity. dewpoints right now are over 70 degrees just about everywhere that's what we are call oppressive humidity. as we go through the morning you can get a run in if you don't have the rain falling in your neighborhood. 735 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 81 by 10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m., 93. the high of 94 will probably be right in there i see us sitting on it for 2 1/2 hours after 3:30 p.m. karen rogers another bad one tomorrow,. >> reporter: all eyes on the
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weekend and the morning commute with septa regional rails. we expect delays later today. right now we don't have delays, head out right now. yesterday the worst tim 7:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m. we saw overcrowding as well as delays. let's look live on the vine street expressway, traffic is moving, they will shut it down tonight after 11:00 p.m. schuylkill expressway westbound approaching belmont. roads are wet, we had showers moving through, you want to watch for that. slow it down with the wet roads. other than that you're good to go. >> as david said the excessive heat is back today, people are trying to get themselves ready to deal with the excessively hot weather. and is live at the art museum, what does it feel like.
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a lot of areas will have programs to help people because of the heat. doctors warn signs of heat exhaustion, sweating, cramps, headaches and dizziness. one sign of heat stroke, the sweating stops. philadelphia corporation of aging heat line will begin to operate today at noon that will go through midnight, it will again operate on friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (215)765-9040. another reminder is to check on the senior citizens at this time. montgomery county has a code red
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in effect that means their programs are in effect. another thing to mention it's obvious don't leave your children or pets in the car even if it's for an errand when you're running in and out, those vehicles when the windows are up and the heat is high, they turn into an oven. check on seniors and use the phone number if you're concerned about someone. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> a teenager has been connected with an incident at emmaus high school after someone dropped bullets in the bathroom to cause an early dismissal. police charged an 16-year-old boy with juvenile violation with disorderly conduct. it was an active crime scene on the streets of new
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castle delaware where a person was shot. investigators say the victim drove himself to the hospital. 5:06. philadelphia police found out how much residents appreciate their hard work and courage and dedication. hundreds turned out at a rally at frankford and cottman in the city's mayfair section last night. many hope no other officers are killed or injured while they protect the rights to protest. >> we all need to unite and come together, something happens to either you or i, we are the first ones to call the police. we need to show them the respect and the love. >> the rally lasts for almost 3 hours, it was orderly and police did not have to block any streets. tonight abc news will host a
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town hall about race relations and criminal justice reform and policing. you can watch the president and the people a national conversation tonight at 8:00 p.m. on 6abc. 5:07. word is out that the democratic national attendees may order drinks after 2:00 a.m. him special event permits will be given to certain bars and hotels and restaurant. a similar program was put into place during the republican convention in 2000. we'll have everything from the politics to the protests, our live coverage starts july 22. we invite you to see our coverage from the republican national convention jim gardner and sarah bloomquist will be at the rnc until next thursday. let's turn to david murphy, the incredible heat and
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humidity. >> reporter: similar to last week, maybe a tad worse than last week. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we are dry across the region. as we get the two dimensional view there's a bit of a shower pushing away from philadelphia. it's on its way over toward the east with a little bit of trajectory toward the north. looks like this is falling apart north of glassboro and heading toward medford lakes. this is northeast philadelphia with light rain, this was heavier, about an hour ago showing lightning, but not any more, the lightning is done. in doylestown, you'll get this, it's light nuisance stuff. as we look outside, sky6 live hd, fairly cloudy overhead with breaks expected in the morning and the afternoon. it's also warm and muggy. that's the bigry of the day.
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76 degrees in philadelphia. 75 in wilmington. 75 in 75 in pretty even numbers north to
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south, there's the cloud cover. there's a chance of a pop-up shower this morning, but appears to be getting out of here quickly. future tracker by noon has us dry, there's a front coming in later today or popping through, that has the chance of producing a line of thundershowers and thunderstorms. by 3:00 p.m., the model wants to put it up to the north ran west of philadelphia. and around the rush hour it comes in close to philadelphia and the i-95 corridor and sweeps to the shore by 6:00, 7:00. take cover from any storms because they could produce lightning and downpours like yesterday possible. hot and humid in flow of air. hot and muggy. philadelphia, hot and humid excet across the central portion of the region, advisory ever re else.
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that 94 misleading it will feel like 101 maybe worse than that. this model shows 101 starting at 2:00 p.m. extending all the way up to 5:00 p.m. there's a long period this afternoon where it will be humid and hot. 77, warm and muggy, overnight, as we get into tomorrow, it's another cooker, for the next few days, heat warning in effect, 94 today's high, 96 tomorrow. the exclusather seven-day forecast, two days of excessive heat today is the day we see a derstorm, tomorrow it's dry. tomorrow, saturday, mix of clouds and sun, 89 moderatel niy morning there's a chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. we'll watch it for you. sunday, hot and humid, 91 degrees. monday, hot anticipate humid, tuesday is the next chance of a thunderstorm there. >> police body cams video
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captures the moment an officer confronts a teenager with a gun inside a walmart. >> a teen is seriously jitter when her hair got tangled in a carnival ride. >> reporter: we're live on the blue route, no delays. we'll go to exton coming up. and we'll lo espy awards when "action news" comes right back.
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>> welcome back, 35:14, -- 5:14 a.m., looking at the airport, the runway is wet from rain overnight. it's going to be a hot and humid one, be cool. >> damp, humid, wonderful. maybe the commute will be better. >> reporter: this is the traffic report time right now, i think it's harder to drive to work when it's a beautiful day, this is route 100 at commerce drive, as the cars drive by, you can see the splash back on the roads as the showers move through.
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if you're coming in from phoenixville or chester springs, it's damp out there. give yourself extra time so you don't have to race around in the damp weather. 70 eastbound approaching 295 is a new accident blocking the two left lanes. you want to watch for that accident eastbound approaching 295. i want to show you the visibility reports 2.5 miles in dover. five miles at philadelphia international. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing us we have showers moving through, you're seeing it move through doylestown, north philadelphia at this point. and it's near glassboro and medford. the showersre moving through west to east, there a
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little wet, tam. >> thank you, karen. a frightening situation played out at a walmart in upstate new york. >> what are you doing, dude? >> reporter: i feel like killing people. >> the 13-year-old boy stole a pellet gun from the store and pointing it at customers, he was suffering from a mental health crisis at the time. he is faces petty larceny, with additional charges expected. a 12-year-old nebraska girl is speaking out after a carnival ride. she was critically injured in play while riding the ride in omaha. her hair was caught and doctors saved 25% of her scalp. >> my mom gets mad when i keep myself in my room. cause i don't like being scene. the family filed a lawsuit against the company that operated the ride and working to making the amusement ride inspections tougher. the sports world celebrated the beth athletes and biggest
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moments of the year at the espys last night. peyton manning and could he kobt were honored after retiring. labron james called for a stop to the violence and retaliation. >> still to come, the tsa is trying to speed up security checkpoints with auto automated screening lanes. a new jersey bear snuck into a home, we'll tell you how police were forced to handle the situation. some of you in central bucks county are getting trenton little bit
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of this, but it's not much of a deal at this point, it'sht and spotty. as we head into the afternoon, when you're the parent of a disabled child, you realize that the world can be a harsh place. but you also realize it can be the big story is the heat and the humidity, i'll let you know where the numbers are going next. ber! that reporter suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms. it told me everything i need to know
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show the bear that snuck into a north jersey home. bunny bateman said the critter was 3 feet tall and 100 pounds. it broke into the window and squeezed into the room. since the bear had broken into one home. police took extra steps to get the bearp to head out -- bear to head out, one shot was enough to get it fleeing back into the woods. wildwood officials tracked it and say the bear is just fine and not in anybody'st. there's a spider, i can't imagine the uproar we would in my house.let's look at the road,
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southwest philadelphia, the platt bridge, i-95 traffic is moving fine, no problems out there. let's go over to camden county, in cherry hill we have an accident. 70 eastbound is a busy area approaching 295. currently the two left lanes are blocked with this accident, dave. >> reporter: all right, karen on the big board we have hot numbers later on. if you want to get out on the jogging trail do it early. 75 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 78 degrees by 10:00 a.m. noon, 89. this afternoon we will not only be in the 90s on the thermometer, the high 95 at 4:00 p.m. sitting on it by 5:00 p.m. there's a he -- of a drenching thunderstorm coming through. no signs of precipitation in our big travel destinations this morning. this "healthcheck" is new. scientist say overweighte diane earlier than expected. it's the largest ever such analysis, researchers sifted through data from 42 countries
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from 1970 to last year. moderate antibiotic -- obese people die up to three years early. wendy saltzman is looking into how your tax dollars are being spent. >> reporter: how are tax dollars being spent at the democratic national convention. >> we watch the money and see where it is going. the past controversies over the convention money. >> if it is misused by the city they will be required to repay it. >> reporter: we'll be talking to the inspector general about what his office will be looking for on "action news" tonight at 11:00 p.m. >> reporter: good morning, topping america's money, good news for travelers. tsa said 60 automated screening lanes are coming to airport. they are in place in atlanta and
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with murder. jimmy kimmel will host the emmys an september 18 you'll be able to watch it on 6abc. if you dream of spending the rest of the your days in the caribbean, the powerball jackpot jumped to $333 million. nobody matched all the numbers of last night's drawing that means you have a chance to win big in the neck drawing on saturday, we'll see who shows up to work on monday. >> coming up, a coroner is on the scene of a deadly crash in the lehigh valley. we're dealing with hot, sticky weather today. but it was rain yesterday. it was rain yesterday that caused sinkholes to open up in central pennsylvania. there's much more to come when "action news" comes right back.
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>> now on "action news," the sun is barely rising and already we're feeling the steam bath. accuweather is tracking the
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dangerous mix of heat and humidity. pennsylvania signs off on a balanced budget, but it might mean added cost for you, we're breaking down the new funding plan. good morning, it is september 14, matt o'donnell is off, erin o'hern joins us. david murphy has the swelter and roj has -- karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: we have light showers over northeast philadelphia pushing toward bensalem not much, that's all we've got on radar this morning. later this afternoon there's a front coming through and pushing a line of showers and thunderstorms through that's something to keep in mind as we go through the afternoon. we have an excessive heat warning that kicks in around noon it's a warning in the central portion of the region

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