tv Action News at 600 AM ABC July 28, 2016 6:00am-7:00am EDT
plea at the dnc. >> president obama makes the way for former secretary of state hillary clinton. >> matt o'donnell is leading our live team coverage from the wells fargo center. we'll have more on the other politicians making the case for clinton. >> one woman is in the hospital and several others in jail during a protest. we have a lot to get to. >> but first up let's check on weather and traffic with david and karen. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, the sun is building over the horizon, but you can see on satellite there's not only thick clouds, but showers, we'll see them building in. there's a flood watch that kicks in tonight around dinnertime and doesn't end until early friday morning across the virtually the entire area from bucks county south because of drenching downpour producing showers and thunderstorms that are expected. we'll see some of this during the day today, it will be more widespread later today and into
tomorrow morning, that could produce localized street flooding and flooding along flashy creeks and streams. 76 degrees in philadelphia, dry weather for now. 635 degrees in i'llen town. 73 in wilmington, 72 in cape may. dewpoints are up from philadelphia south we have had them as high as 72. we're back down to 70. the idea it is more humid and there will be plenty of moisture in the atmosphere for the showers and thunderstorms to work with. as we go through the day we'll shoot up to a high of 93 possibly as as soon as noon, showers and thunderstorms build in that could knock the temperatures down a bit as we go through the day. future tracker 6 handling the airvelts of the -- arrival of the showers and thunderstorms today, i'll show you that in a couple of minutes. >> reporter: look at the backup we have on i-95 southbound the southbound traffic jammed from
the betsy ross bridge to approaching the vine. up ahead we have a disabled vehicle at the police checkpoint. they are blocking the left lane and the right lane and on the shoulder we have a disabled vehicle. of course, the check points up ahead are restricting traffic for any vehicles over five tons that can't travel on i-95. i-95 southbound really heavy traffic from the betsy ross bridge to approaching the vine. also bear with me in this shot i know it's a tough one, you can kind of see the flashing lights in new jersey in mount laurel we have an accident involving an overturned vehicle. emergency workers are on the scene blocking the left lane on 295 near route 73 as you head northbound. look for that to be a bit of a problem. it's not creating a major delay just yet. you can see people moving off to the right because the left lane remains blocked. one issue downed pole in the lehigh valley blocking chapman's
road, stick to church road. i think the big traffic story will be rolling closures and motorcades coming to the matt o'donnell is live. >> many years has come down to this the moment hillary clinton accepts the democratic nomination for president. the man who stood between clinton and the democratic nomination 8 years ago is trying to scwins americans to -- convince americans to give her the keys to the oval office. president obama talked about how far the nation has come during his time as president and spoke about the relationship he shares with clinton clinton his once bitter political rival. >> that is the hillary i know. that's the hillry i've come to admire that's you why i can say with confidence, there has never
been a man or a woman, not me, not bill, nobody more qualified than hillary clinton to serve as president of the united states of america. the already scriewb -- jubilant crowd went wild when hillary clinton made a surprise appearance, he shgave the president a hug and waved to the crowd. tim kaine who was undefeated in his time as a politics did his duty as the vice president nominee, he mentioned the fiscal crisis in atlantic city as an example of donald trump's failed business ventures. >> they did the work, they hung the drywall, they poured the concrete, but a year after opening, trump filed for bankruptcy, he walked away with millions and they got pennies on the dollar, some of them went out of businesses, all because they believed donald trump. >> kaine proclaimed if you want
to know about the character of someone in public life see if they have a passion. he said hillary clinton is families and children and trumps himself. vice president escrow biden took to the stage amid cheers and applause, he slammed donald trump saying he is a threat to american safety and cruised his catch phrase you're fired. >> how can their be pleasure in saying you're fired. he is trying to tell us he cares about the middle class give me a break, that's a bunch of mullarky. >> jim gardner had a a chance to talk one you on one after the speech. we'll have more in the next half-hour. secret service and police arrested seven people when protesters actually breached a
barricade near the wells fargo center, jennette reyes is live in fdr park with the details. >> reporter: good morning, matt, things started without incident for the beginning of the week, that quickly changed once hillary clinton was formally nominated, last night was probably the worst we've seen. chaos broke out outside of wells fargo center where bernie sanders were rallying. a woman's leg was bad burned during a flag burning trying to put out the fire. in a separate incident, search people got through an arturo perimeter fence and entered a secret service security zone they were detained and arrested and set to appear before a judge today. that's not the first time that happened, on tuesday protesters were arrested and they appeared before a judge. for the most part demonstrations
have been pretty peaceful. it is important to mention the number of crowds have dwindled since the beginning of the dnc. although today, hillary clinton is expected to speak and we could see more incidents, bernie sanders supporters are still in town and other demonstrations are set for today. police will be out in force to make sure everything goes smoothly. jennette reyes back towdz inside to you, matt. >> "action news" goes celebrity spotting later. >> reporter: new this morning, the trump campaign was quick to respond to the scorching speeches against the republican nominee, in an e-mail statement they said the session was a sad sight for the democratic party. trump advisors say they are resorting to fear and presented the businessman turned politician as devoid of allusions to serious problems in american society which they
argue is not true. donald trump is expected to speak in darvon port, iowa. michael bloomberg said unlike trump he did not start his business with a 1 million-dollar check from his father. >> trump said he wants to run the nation like he is running his business, god help us. [laughter] i'm a new yorker, and i know a conwhen i see one. well, as you can imagine trump issued a counterattack, but did not address bloomberg's remarks, instead he accused bloomberg of launching a campaign against gun rights. tonight will be hardship -- hillary clinton's big night.
we invite you to join us for the web cast live from the dnc starts at 7:30 at 6abc.com. if you're planning to head to the convention center to protest other out and about today, pay attention to the forecast. >> reporter: there's a couple of changes, first higher humidity and you are felling that as you step outside. we have sky 6 sunshine is coming up over the horizon. a very pretty picture of the commodor barry bridge in chester this morning. it's muggier out there, as we go into the morning and evening we're looking at the drenching downpours in the humid air mass. 76 degrees more humid than yesterday, dewpoints getting up to 70 currently. 73 in wilmington, 71 in trenton. not as humid up in allentown or reading nor as warm. 72 and muggy in cape may, new jersey. future tracker 6 shows you for
the most of the morning we'll stay bright and dry, as we get to 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. there's the possibility of showers coming in from the west. lunchtime straight to 3:00 p.m., while it's not raining anywhere those who see showers will see the drenching downpours because of the hot humid air mass and all the moisture available to the storms. in the afternoon and evening, strong thunderstorms especially down south. at 11:00 p.m., cecily and adam will have more on radar with spotty stuff that could produce localized street flooding. in southern delaware and extreme south jersey, slight risk of damaging wind gusts and hail. up in the lehigh valley, 93, hot and humid, i'll call for spotty rain, i don't think most of the rain is heading in your direction. down the shore, you have to keep your ears out for a rumble of
thunder and get off the beach in case a thunderstorm pops up. that's possible. morning looks like a good beach time. later in the day, threat of showers. in philadelphia, hot and humid, and as you saw on future tracker 6, showers and thunderstorms are possible and where they hit they could produce drenching downpours. overnight tonight, 74 is the muggy overnight low. this is mid night, more rain building in. by 5:00 a.m. during this broadcast we may have heavy downpours and perhaps flood warnings for the morning commute. there's more heavy showers possible during the morning. things dry out in the afternoon, it will take a while for the run off from the early heavier rain that's why there's a flood watch until tomorrow evening. what to expect, drernling downpours -- drenching downpours, locally one to three inches is possible.
that could create flash flooding where the storms hit and possible damaging winds. a quick look at the seven day. today's high, 93 degrees. could be heavy downpours in through portions of the afternoon and later tonight. there's flooding possible on friday, as the showers continue to build out of the region during the morning hours, 82 is the afternoon high. drier, but lingering flooding. for the weekend, saturday warm and humid, 84. there's a slight chance of a spotty shower or thunderstorm. looks like most of saturday is dry. a feature comes through on sunday, though that increases the showers and thunderstorms on sunday. that's a little bit wetter and more unsettled on saturday than sunday, and then we dry out on monday. >> a-listers show up to the dnc. we'll tell you which events are bringing out who's who.
rogers that looks like a slow go. >> reporter: yeah i'm looking at this shot of i-95 this is northbound as we look live in southwest philadelphia because of the police checkpoints. you can see northbound traffic right now on i-95 already heavy at this point from approaching the airport to approaching the exit for the platt bridge and the ask schuylkill. you can see the cones set up. they are blocking the left lane and the shoulder, they are blocking a lane to the schuylkill expressway. it's causes a back up as people funnel in at the police checkpoint. vehicles over five tons are not allowed to continue on i-95. we're starting to get heavier volume can you see the flashing lights, 295 northbound an accident involving an overturned
vehicle blocking left lane watching delays with emergency workers on the scene of 295 northbound near 73. getting word of a multi-vehicle accident just coming in. 3 vehicles involved happening on the northeast extension southbound between lansdale and the mid county tolls. the speeds showing 64 miles per hour with three vehicles involved with more emergency works come they have to tow one out you'll see the speeds come down. we're dry in the area, 76 degrees. the evening commute could be a tough one because we could have heavy rain and showers and thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon and evening the rain will build up after a hot high of 93. >> you could say the democratic party has more celebrities than they know what to do with. katherine scott is live with more on how hollywood and hip hop is mixing with politics in philadelphia. high katherine.
>> reporter: hi, matt, one of the hottest tickets is not in town it's across the river in camden a concert with lady gaga and lenny kravitz. a lot of big names in philadelphia. federal governmenty took to the stage in the electric factory headlining a bengal will a for the creative coalition created by members of the entertainment industry men of who flocked to philadelphia for the democratic national convention. >> we're completely overwhelmed and inspired. >> reporter: billy baldwin and elizabeth banks. they say they wanted to be here to witness history. >> i'm to thrilled and so proud. >> i thought what bernie sanders did in nominating hillary was so gracious and such a unifying moment, i think he felt the history of the moment. >> this afternoon delegates have more star power to look
forward to, lady gaga and lenny kravitz is teaming up for camden rising. george norcross and the senate majority pact are hosting. that concert starts at 1:00 p.m. it's invitation only. after the delegates, the party officials head to the wells fargo center for the final night of the dnc. snoop dog is in town hosting a party as well. >> don't father about snoop -- forget about snoop, right katherine? we'll be right back ment >> ...clear for take off.
see ya! when you're living with diabetes. steady is exciting. oh this is living baby! only glucerna has carbsteady, to help minimize blood sugar spikes. and try new glucerna hunger smart to help you feel full. jump 50 feet over the rapids and i crash land. check out my scar. there's nothing there! you didn't jump the creek! there's a new neosporin antibiotic that minimizes scars. new neosporin plus pain itch scar we invited women to a spa to dish soap. body wash. you may not feel it, but some body washes can contain cleansers found in dish soap.
to the rain later today. the morning commute is dry, but not problem-free. look at the delay already, i-95 near allegheny, southbound traffic heading toward center city jammed from bridge to approaching the vine because of the checkpoints blocking the left lane and the shoulder. seeing delays septa regional rail, west trenton line and paoli thorndale and lansdale doylestown line 30 minutes late. >> reporter: we have warm temperatures, 84 degrees by 10:00 a.m. dry for the morning commute. some of you will see drenching showers and thunderstorms that continues on and off through the afternoon, high of 93. we may waffle back and forth between the 80s and the 90s when it is and isn't raining. at the airport, no major delays and no signs of rain in travel destinations. pope took a hardball celebrating mass in poland.
the pose him tripping on a step before tumbling to the ground. the pope has serious back and leg pain. not clear what happened there. other clergy members scrummed to help the pontiff to his feet. he continued on with the service, the mass is part of a five day trip to poland. it's not clear how hurt he is. it is the argentine pope's first visit to poland. the powerball jammed to $478 million. here the numbers, 10, 47, 50, 65, 68, powerball number 24, power play 2. there has not been a winner since may 7. the next drawing happens on saturday we're right back after this. ♪
that is the let freedom sing girls choir featuring two female singers from each state. they brought their talents to the block party on east passyunk avenue in ut south philadelphia. the girls just met on sunday they sound fantastic. >> they sound great. great harmony. >> we'll check in with matt in
or a women, not me, not bill, nobody, more qualified than hillary clinton to serve as president of the united states america. >> now on "action news," the president makes a passionate plea for hillary clinton. >> the democratic nominee makes a surprise appearance setting the stage for tonight's historic acceptance. >> good morning, 6:30, thursday, july 28. i'm tamala edwards. gray hall is joining me in the
studio, matt o'donnell is leading the dnc coverage live from the wells fargo center. >> the democratic party rolled out the reasons it has home court advantage in the presidential election. president obama and vice president made it clear they are on hillary clinton's side. the nominee herself speaks tonight. >> it was a contentious night outside the convention. there are breaking details about protesters being arrested. >> first you were, weather, storms coming our way, and traffic. let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers good morning. >> reporter: it is a tranquil morning commute, we have cloud cover farther to the west. later in the afternoon and evening we'll be on the look out for showers and thunderstorms. later tonight a flood watch kicks in it starts at 6:00, and doesn't end until friday evening especially tonight and overnight
into early tomorrow this morning there will be drenching downpours and that could create flashing creek and stream flooding and urban flooding. 76 degrees is the current temperature. 65 in allentown. it's muggy in philadelphia and points south. back up to 70 with the dewpoint in philadelphia, an indication of oppressively humid air. if you're going out for a run hydrate ahead of time. 78 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 86 by 10:00 a.m. closures to midday we'll be on the look out for drenching showers and authorities in some neighborhoods and that continues throughout the day. today's high, 93. we could get there as soon as noon and bounce up to that in between the rain drops this afternoon. karen, i'll have the progression of the storms and the heavier stuff coming in tonight on
future tracker 6 in just a few minutes. >> reporter: if you're heading on i-95, you can see the delays, jammed from 422 to the schuylkill expressway, the police are blocking the left lane ascertain the shoulder. in southwest philadelphia they are blocking a lane as they head off toward the schuylkill expressway. what they are doing is checking for vehicles over five tons not allowing them to dry at this point on i-95 and that's between the platt bridge and the vine. that's why you have the delay there. you're traveling 15 miles per hour, a good sized delay on i-95 northbound. southbound you're down to the single digits traveling 8 miles per hour, 11 miles per hour crawling toward the checkpoint on i-95 southbound near the vine that's creating delays, we're seeing extra heavy delays on the schuylkill expressway and the vine as people try to avoid i-95. we have a multi-vehicle accident off to the shoulder, three vehicles involved northeast
extension southbound mitt -- mid county tolls. we have restrictions related to the dnc and now we head to matt o'donnell who's there live. >> reporter: thanks, karen, president obama said it right there on the stage, no one has been more qualified to be president of the united states than hillary clinton, the current holder of the white house through his full weight behind the democratic nominee's candidacy, tonight hillary clinton speaks. the president acknowledges the struggles our nation endured over the past 8 years, but insisted he knows the american spirit will move forward because hillary clinton will foster that growth. >> that bonds of affection, the common creed. stronger together than we are only our own.
that's what hillary clinton inside. >> the already energized crowd erupted when the democratic nominee herself stepped on stage to hug the president and thank him and wave to the crowd. vice presidential nominee tim kaine did not have kind words for donald trump he said the gop nominee cannot be trusted and is dangerous. >> our nation it is just too great to put in the hands of a slick talkin' empty promisein' self promoting one man wrecking crew. >> kaine added unlike trump hillary clinton has a plan and tell you how she can pay for it and how it will benefit you. >> reporter: joe biden addressed the dnc and our own jim gardner managed to find him and coach
him into a a one-on-one. annie mccormick has that story. >> reporter: vice president from scranton, pennsylvania has called delaware home for many, many years and he knows "action news" well which is why jim gardner got the exclusive last night. many people thought they would see him on stage accepting the nomination for president one day, he ran twice for president and decided not to after losing his son so cancer. instead he took the stage to make the case for hillary clinton. to the theme of roak -- rocky and heart felt applause, joe wide -- biden arrived on stage and spoke warmly of the obamas and talk about his son who died last year after a battle with
cancer. he said donald trump is not prepared to deal with national security. >> his cynicism is unbounded. the lack of empathy and compassion can be summed up in a phrase he is most proud of making famous, you're fired. i'm not joking,. think about that. >> reporter: directly after the speech he walked through a crowd of reporters to speak to jim gardner. >> what does hillary clinton have to say tomorrow night what is her main task. >> she has to let people see her heart, see her heart, everybody knows her head, everybody knows how smart and how tough and resilient she is. >> she showed under the circumstances how much she cared for the people of delaware but the people throughout the entire country and why it's very, very important we make the right decision in november.
>> reporter: biden last night also said to the crowd that michelle obama's speech was incredible during the convention she might have competition tonight when others take the stage. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> tonight is the final night of the democratic national convention. hillary clinton will accept the nomination and tell philadelphia and the rest of the of america why she should be the 45th president of united states. her daughter will introduce her. breaking overnight, protesters managed to break through a barricade at the wells fargo from sparking police and the secret service to make several arrests. jennette reyes has that story. >> reporter: now that the sun is coming up, we're seeing protesters get up preparing for their last protests today. take a live look behind me, we did see protesters walking by,
they have left by now, they woke up from the camping ground many of them this is their 4th night there. take a look at the video, chaos broke out outside of wells fargo where bernie sanders were rallying, police say a woman's leg was badly burned during a flag burning. she was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover, but in a separate incident, the secret service said close to 11:00 p.m., several people got through an outer perimeter fence and entered a secret service secure zone and are set to appear before a judge today. take a listen to what richard roses -- ross had to say about the incident. >> they decided to breach the fence, they were taken into custody immediately, beyond why they did that, i have one of their friends come up and act like he was completely confused by it. >> police commissioner ross has
said overall things have remained pretty peaceful considering how many demonstrations we've seen throughout the week. it's not over yet, hillary clinton is set to speak today and it is not unlikely there will be many more demonstrations, i can tell you the vast majority today are bernie sanders supporters. extra net reyes, channel 6 "action news." >> wells fargo center is back in tiptop shape they are ready for the dnc finale tonight. >> thank you, matt. republican presidential nominee donald trump will make a campaign stop in iowa most of the talk is likely to center on something he said yesterday. trump called on the russian government to hunt down hillary clinton's e-mails as we deal with the foreign security concerns. here's some of what trump had to say. >> russia if you're listening, i hope you're able to find the 30,000 e-mails that are missing.
i think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press, let's see if that happens. >> democrats are calling this espionage and treason, though experts say it is protected speech and republicans from mike pence to house speaker paul ryan warned russia should stay out of u.s. elections or face serious consequences. >> we could see strong storms today. >> reporter: and drenching downpours that's going to be the biggest issue. storm tracker 6 live double scan showing the morning commute is dry. we have sun up over the horizon and elsewhere across the region. a little more humid today across philadelphia. 76 degrees is the current temperature. dewpoint up to 70. that's the tresh hold -- thresh hold for -- threshhold for
oppressively humid air. 10:30 there's the possibility of hours pushing in from the west. from lunch time to 3:00 p.m. we'll see drenching showers and thunderstorms. swat of a bumbley afternoon. parts of the area dealing with heavy showers and at 11:00 p.m. there's more of this, we'll have something at noon and the evening newscast. we have severe weather from dover south and in cape may county and southern cumberland county any storms that form would have the potential of producing damaging wind gusts and hail. temperatures wise it's going to be a hot and humid one. by noon, 93. with the showers around we may dip back down into the 80s.
if there's a break in the rain i could see the numbers coming back up again. plotting the temperatures will be a little bit tough and will be dependant on whether you're getting the showers and downpours. down the shore, low to mid 80s along the beaches. overnight tonight, more rain, widespread and heavy at times. by 35:30 a.m. we could be getting rid of heavy downpours and flood warnings, too. 10:30, isolated but heavily isolated downpours and showers. the flood watch doesn't expire until 7:00 p.m. tomorrow evening because of the run off in the forecast area and it could be producing flooding. what to expect this afternoon into friday, rounds of heavy showers and thunderstorms. local one to three inches of rain is possible in as little as
an hour because of the high humidity. that could produce flash flood concerns, poor drainage areas and flashing creeks and streams on the board for possible flooding and damaging wind gust from thunderstorms. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 93, humid, rain and storms at times, some of them building and becoming more widespread tonight and overnight. tomorrow, the rain starts to die down early, we could have flooding through the day, one good news, the high is 82 degrees tomorrow, the heat wave will be over. for the weekend, warm and humid, 84. different story on sunday, chance of showers and thunderstorms, of the two days, saturday looks to be the better. we dry out next week. >> thank you, david. philadelphia former top cop makes his case for hillary clinton. up next, charles ramsey takes the stage at the dnc.
>> reporter: it's jammed here, we're live on i-95 it's a mess all week. looking live at i-95 this is near allegheny, look at the southbound traffic how heavy you are from bridge to approaching the vine where we have the police checkpoint there. overall woodhaven to the vine 28 minute ride. it's jammed solid right here. not only do you have a police checkpoints, we have minor accident partially blocking the right lane on i-95 southbound heavy from bridge to approaching the vine as we look live on i-95 near allegheny. another issue, pennsylvania turnpike westbound past fort washington we have a new accident a lane is blocked this happened we're already seeing an area of yellow showing the slow down westbound that will get worse if the accident stays out there. franconia township we have an accident hearing there are restrictions with this one at more wood road fell road.
we have an problem at chapman road at church road. 295 northbound we have an overturned vehicle blocking the left lane at route 73. we have emergency crews on the scene. a quick will look at the temperatures, 76 degrees, we're dry right now, heavy rain coming our way. >> gun violence is a major point at the democratic national convention. yesterday several speakers shared their stories of pain and loss including charles ramsey. ramsey said he has mourned too many officers taken by gun violence and the same is true of innocent citizens killed across the country. ramsey called hillary clinton the right person to carry out new measures to reduce the violence. we'll have more from the dnc when we come right back. >> reporter: we've been talking
about the heavy volume on i-95. now we want to talk about the schuylkill expressway we have a problem. a disabled tractor-trailer partially blocking the ramp from the schuylkill expressway eastbound to passyunk. you can see the tractor-trailer up ahead. cars are trying to get on to the right and left to avoid it. septa regional rails, west trenton delayed, paoli thorndale 20 minutes late. delays on 1580 and 30 minutes on
lansdale doylestown line. >> reporter: a dry, sunny start, if you have plans to get things done. 8:00 a.m., 78. 10:00 a.m., 86. after that you're hotter, high of 93. we may see the temperatures drop this afternoon assuming we get showers and thunderstorms pronounced enough there's a chance of drenching downpour producing showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. things get worse later on tonight that's when a flood watch kicks in. we'll be back with the top stories.
>> you're taking a live look inside the wells fargo center. matt o'donnell is leading our coverage at the dnc. >> tam, we just spotted tim kaine he'll be doing an interview with "good morning america" after our broadcast. the finale of the dnc hillary clinton accepts the democratic nomination for president. her daughter chelsea clinton will introduce her. what will she say and how will she be received we find out tonight. >> reporter: we have checkpoints on i-95, jammed from 420 to approaching the platt bridge where they have a checkpoint there. >> reporter: sunglasses this morning and umbrellas and running for cover.
it's a pretty simple question: is pat toomey's agenda your agenda? toomey voted seven times to defund planned parenthood. he even tried to shut down the federal government in order to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. and toomey's against a woman's right to choose and supports overturning roe v. wade which would allow states to criminalize abortion. pat toomey: he's focused on his own agenda, not us. majority forward is responsible for the content of this advertising.
blinds to go's annual storewide sale going on now! buy one, get one at half price. hundreds of styles and colors. every item through the store. buy one get one at half price. our biggest sale of the year is a blast! blinds to go. blinds for life. blinds to go's annual storewide sale going on now.r at buy one, get one at half price. hundreds of styles and colors. every item through the store. buy one get one at half price. that's something to celebrate! blinds to go. blinds for life.
good morning, america. all in. president obama embracing his former rival, making a passionate case for hillary clinton. >> there has never been a man or a woman, not me, not bill, nobody more qualified than hillary clinton to serve as president of the united states. and taking on donald trump head on. >> america is already great. and i promise you our strength, our greatness does not depend on donald trump. >> vice president biden also attacks trump. >> he's trying to tell us he cares about the middle. give me a break. that's a bunch of malarkey.