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jersey community find disturbing messages promoting racism and homophobic views. there's a live look at the benjamin franklin parkway the flags are flapping. wind gusts could exceed 2350 miles per hour today. david murphy is taking a look at the weather and karen rogers is looking at the commute. i was thinking on e way in it's a northwest wind, on it is terrace it's swirling around. there's a high wind warning in south jersey and delaware advisory across southeastern pennsylvania and north jersey. this goes until 6:00 p.m. tonight. along the way we'll get wind gusts in the 40 and 50-mile an hour range maybe stronger along the shore. trees and wires are coming down across the region, be careful of debris on the roadways. keep the sunglasses handy we'll get sun up over the horizon the
clouds to the north and west will have difficult pushing in today. 36 in philadelphia. 33 in allentown. 36 in millville. cold enough for winter coats. the big story the wind gusts right now we've got them in the 30s across the region, a couple of 40-mile an hour gusts just a little while ago we had gusts in the 50s, we'll be in and out of the numbers through the morning and into the afternoon. 39 by noon, the high is 43 which is around average. with the strong, blustery wind it won't feel that comfortable. 35 degrees by 7:00. karen, winds die down, it's a nice one for valentine's day. that story and the rest of the seven day just ahead. >> reporter: come inside and warm up. let's look at mass transit. we have problems with the paoli thorndale line because of overhead wires that amtrak is dealing with. looking at the big picture no major issues on the majors
except for the strong wind creating problems. we have lots of reports of downed wires police are saying in lower merion watch out for wynnewood road near city avenue. several reports of downed wires with the gusty winds. that problem in thorndale, sweet water road, briar lane bound poles and wires, as well. southbound traffic heading toward the schuylkill expressway. as you're traveling on the vine you can see the camera shaking. be careful up and over the bridges with high profile vehicles. without for debris on the roads. >> with the wind advisory in effect officials in philadelphia are urging property owner to take precaution tie down things that could blow away. that applies to construction sites where loose buildings materials are kept up on the
upper floors. city is asking property managers to make sure fencing and signage and tarps are strapped down. >> katherine scott is on the benjamin franklin parkway a growing number of power outages what are you hearing? >> reporter: we're hearing about downed wires and trees and power outages. we're along the benjamin franklin parkway the flags of all nations are whipping in the winds. very strong winds gusts across the area. with winds this strong, l&i is calling or property owners and construction sites to secure objects or loose materials that could go flying. i know you just touched you -- you just touched on that. peco is reporting 4,082 customers are without power. that's down from the last time. cheltenham the action cam is on
the scene of a fallen tree blocking the roads. looks like the branches could be resting on wireless. that tree came down around 4:00 a.m. in the high winds at the intersection of ashbourne road and new second street. there are numerous reports of trees and wires down throughout the county. we have not heard of any reports of injuries. back along the benjamin franklin parkway you can hear the flags as they whip from the heavy wind gusts, use caution as you head out the door this morning, you could see flying debris in the streets. we're live along tay, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> really can hear it. a man in a wheelchair was watching tornado watch inside his north philadelphia home when a bullet shot through his window hiim in the chest. it happened along the 1400 block popular street. police say there was a small group of people inside the 61-year-old victim's home when an argument broke out. two people left, a short time later, the 61-year-old was shot,
he is in critical condition but expected to survive. from our new jersey newsroom residents found flyers along the driveways along fork landing road in cinnamon son yesterday. the slurs did not target anyone specifically, but it left neighbors stunned. >> it look looked like a valentine. looked like a card, it said join the klan today. i was shocked. >> the southern burlington chapter of the naacp called on everyone so condemn the flyers. a senior basketball player is recovering from south philadelphia. john davis was in town to play drexel and attend a family function. he was shot in the knee after midnight along the 900 block of
south 4th street. no arrests were made. the bank seems to be tightening the spigots when it comes to giving out loans these days. maribel aber has more. >> reporter: stocks closed out a week with a fresh round of new record as the dow s&p s&p 500 closed at new highs. latest on consumer prices and retails sales are due out this week. 12% of banks tightened standards for auto loans and standards on credit cards an consumer loans have been tightened. analysts say the tougher standards come always consumers struggle to keep -- as consumers struggle to keep their homes. >> wind out there.
>> reporter: you could hear it as you were saying in katherine's live shot. i could hear it outside, storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're essentially dry up in the poconos, a couple of light snow showers, they are breaking down to flurries at this point.k outside, the story is the windy. we've got the camera locked down, this is our brand new sky 6 camera sitting on city hall. but everybody out there dealing with strong blustery winds and maybe some debris on the roadways downed tree branches and trash cans blowing around, we had reports of wires down, you want to be careful driving around this morning because all of a sudden there could something in your way. 36 degrees in philadelphia. grab that winters coat on the way out. 3pproximate in -- 33 in allentown. with the winds it feels like the teens and 20s. get the shades read if you're heading out -- ready if you're
heading out after sunrise.overall we're expecting mostlyes, it will be very windy. high of 40 in the lehigh valley. strong windyusts put roads throughout the day. down the shore lots of sun windy, xlvi degrees is the -- 46 is the high there. strong windy gusts, we have wind warnings and advisories across the region until 6:00 p.m. tonight. the strongest gusts over the next 6 or 7 hours. mostly sunny skies in philadelphia. windy, 43 degrees with the gusts as high and maybe a little higher than that down the shore. again, future tracker 6 showing you by noon, the model showing low to mid 40 wind gusts with some gusts popping up higher than that at times. 6:00 p.m. when the advisories and warnings are expiring you can see how the gusts are in the 30s and adam and cesily will have them in in the 20s. it will get better as we go
through the day and today. 28 is the overnight low cold clear and breezy. tomorrow not as windy but sunny, 45 degrees for valentine's day. that's an improvement. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, strong gust with winds today, high of 43, bright. tomorrow sunny clouds 45 degrees for valentine's day maybe a brief sprin shower at night. sun back 50. back in the low 40s thursday and friday, no worries about precipitation on thursday, a coastal storm is well off the coast. then come the 50s on the weekend. 351 on saturday, sunday, get that golf club going,. >> i've played more golf in the winter. >> reporter: 60 on sunday. >> no golf for me. >> you can go for a walk and carry my bag. 6:11 it is music's biggest
>> welcome back taking live look there the view of the benjamin franklin parkway, you can see what's going on this morning. in the lights, the flags are whipping around, we have serious winds out there. be careful of debris on the roads and there could power outages today. >> with all that, let's go over to karen rogers. >> reporter: we're looking live in cheltenham, montgomer county, you can see the downed tree blocking the roadway. police have the barricades set up. this is the kind of images you're going to find, cheltenham ash -- ash born road and new second street. we have overhead wire problems,
30 minute delays on all paoli thorndale trains, we were spotting some that were 39, 43 minutes late. all trains on the paoli thorndale 30 minute delays. looking outside live in new jersey deptford township in gloucster county, at 41. no problems traffic moring point volume starting is to build at this hour. the main weather issue affecting the roads the high winds you'll be dealing with. looking 'travel times on i-95, the schuylkill expressway, green traffic flow no major delays as you head out. a good morning commute there. we have tanker who told me about an minor accident on i-95 northbound in tinicum township. be careful of that one. 36 degrees right now in philadelphia. but the winds gusts up to 40 miles per hour philadelphia and wilmington, that makes it feel like it's just in the 20s. the windchill now is 24 degrees, bundle up as you head out.
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>> reporter: we never go to david's for dinner. >> i'm not doing anything tom tom -- tomorrow night. >> reporter: this is i-95 northbound approaching 420. police on the scene i-95 northbound 420 watch for the accident on the shoulder. drexel hill, we have downed wires blocking state road, all lanes blocked stick to township line road instead.
>> reporter: on the big board we have wind gusts they are strong up to 40 in philadelphia. we have seen them as high as 48, 49. we are expecting gusts up close to 50 for the morning and in the 30s and 40s through the afternoon. 35 degrees by 7:00. 39 by noon, 3:00 p.m. 43 degrees, that is the high today with strong blustery winds it will feel cooler than that. be careful of debris on roadways wires trees down we're seeing a lot of that this morning. be a good idea to secure the trash cans before you leave home. no major delays in the big travel destinations, but up in boston there's snow. >> in "healthcheck," officials say there's a flu outbreak at the university of delaware. it happened when students came back from winter break. this is an issue across the state in this age group. officials finding a spike in college age people in general. there's flu activity in kids
five and up. there's flu activity in pennsylvania and new jersey. "action news" a warning about a popular medication that linked to psychiatric issues in children. >> reporter: these parents are sounding the alarm after their children experience severe side effects from an over the counter medication. >> all of a sudden she started having this weird tick. >> reporter: they believe the drug sickened their kids. >> i trust in the medical community they robbed me of part of my family. >> reporter: plus the research happening in philadelphia to determine if the drug is safe. >> it's breaks my heart because i know how i felt, i didn't want anyone else to feel that way. don't miss my special report on "action news" at 11:00 p.m. >> it is 6:23, up next, the grammy awards top music moments.
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>> developing out west, a massive kay on -- chaotic evacuation. >> david murphy is outside on the terrace in the chilly winds. >> reporter: there's a high wind warning across south jersey and delaware. advisory in southeastern pennsylvania. trees and wires are coming down. they will continue to be a problem into the afternoon. this expires at 6:00 p.m. through the afternoon the wind will die down a bit. we're expecting sunshine as the gusts pick up on the terrace. the clouds out to the north and west probably fall apart largely. temperatures are coal this morning, we're in the mid 30s across the region. of course the big story is that wind. right now we have a lot of gusts in the 30s, up to 40, we have seen the gusts as high as 48 and 49 miles per hour this morning we are expecting did you work
the morning hours in particular, strong wind gusts as high as 50 down the shore. lots of sun today, 43 which is average for this time of the year. with the strong gusty winds it will feel cooler and by 7:00 a.m. we're back to 35 miles per hour. karen, be careful of debris on the roads branches i saw that on the way in on route 1. i'm hearing twitter reports there's more of the same across the area roads. >> reporter: dave, we've been talking about that all morning. you need to be careful because of the downed trees and branches own debris on the roads. we have a train on the paoli thorndale line that's 57 minutes late. lots of delays, all paoli thorndale lines 30 minute delays at least. septa is saying the problem with the amtrak overhead wires. i had someone on facebook tell me there was a down trees on the lines, as well, that was adding to the delays. newark line they had to spend one of the trains, problems with
that line, as well. i-95 near 420 we can see the accident still out here partially blocking the right lane. i-95 northbound approaching 420 extra heavy because of penndot and police out there with an accident that's off to the side. schuylkill expressway starting to get slow, 17 miles per hour westbound approaching the boulevard to past belmont. i-95 southbound 21 near girard. lower merion police are saying near wynnewood in city avenue, a number of problems, several reports of downed poles and wires in a little area. sweet water road near creek road in thorn bury township. stick to forge road. >> let's go on now we're talking about the whipping winds. they are causing problems out there, there could be power outages and property damage. katherine scott is live along the benjamin franklin parkway with the winds have picked up, we're seeing the signs and everything flapping behind you good morning katherine.
>> reporter: good morning tam yes, it is very windy out here, even if you have not walked oute door yet you probably hear the wind howling outside your house. use caution as you head out the door. we're here along the benjamin franklin parkway, you can see and probably hear the flags flapping all up and down the parkway. the winds can be very powerful, l&i is urging property owners and construction sites to take measures to secure objects that could go flying. in cheltenham, the action cam is on the scene of a fallen tree blocking the road. that tree came down around 4:00 a.m. in the high winds at the intersection of ashbourne road in montgomery county. there are number of trees and wires down throughout the county. we have not heard of any reports of injuries there. we're hearing about power outages, peco is reporting scattered outages 3,821 are
without power. atlantic city electric reporting 759 outages. you meant to watch out for flying debris on the road. it was trash day in my neighborhood, it was looking like an obstacle court. if you're heading to the airport, check with your carrier, because the flights could be impacted by the powerful winds. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> a stranger rushed a victim of a random shooting to the hospital overnight. the wounded man said someone shot him while walking down the street in the parkside section. a passer by drove the man to penn presbyterian. it is unclear who the gunman is in and why he opened fire. a man in his wheelchair was watching tv when a bullet through the window hitting him in the chest. police was a small group of people inside the victim's home when an argument
broke out. two people left. shortly after that a shot was fired through the window and the man was hit. he is in criflt condition but he he he -- he is in critical condition and expected to survive. >>w if it was a stray bullet or intentionally fired into the house at the time. >> police are looking for a man wearing a flight or bomber jacket and looking at surveillance cameras on both sides of the street. a horrible accident killed a loving music teacher in south sideswiped four cars on saturday caroline morgan was sitting inside her car during a break from work, morgan's vehicle was the last one to be hit. she was taken to the hospital where she later died. the 59-year-old driver is under arrest. it could be an eventful week for president trump senate is set to vote on treasury
department pick. a senior why is house official said all options for recent stating the ban are on the table. a federal c stopped trump's order restricting travel from seven majority muslim countries. justin trudeau will take round table discussion about women in the work forlings at forlings -- workforce. time to get spring fever pitchers and catchers are reporting to clearwater today. the phillies who finished second to last place in the nl east are hoping to improve to a 500 ball club this season. sports director ducis rogers is in clearwater, look for his live
reports later today on "action news" after he does some surfing or something. >> a l today but by the weekend it will feel like spring training around here. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan right now shows you we're dry, taking a look outside, the big issue has been still is. sky is getting nice an bright in center city. our camera, the brand new city hall locked down steady so you're not seeing much jiggling or motion here. there's a lot of time winds blowing through the region. you want to be careful of debris on the roadway as you drive around. 36 degrees in philadelphia. the winds west/northwest at 26 miles per hour. we have gusts up around 40 currently. we have seen them up closer to 50 at times. again, not a lot of cloud cover sun buildings in. the clouds out to the west probably fall a part largely as they make a run at it today. we'll call it sunny windy and bluster. 35 degrees by 8:00 a.m.
37 by 9:00 a.m. the high around 4:00 p.m. should be 43 degrees that's the average for this time of the year before we fall back to 37. strong winds you'll be hunching your shoulders and holding on to the steering wheel. reading, 42 in trenton. 43 in philadelphia. a bit milder as we head to the shore but only by a couple o degrees. winds gusts are an issue all the way. between now and noon we'll see them getting into 40 ins and occasionally the 50s thestronger gusts will be down the shore. e gusts will fall in the 30s, by 6:00 p.m. the wind advisories are expiring. later in the evening it will be breezy in case you have plans to be out a about tonight. winds gusts in the 20s. tomorrow the winds ease back, we get another sunny day and another high in the mid 40s 45 degrees the all things considered a better day tomorrow with a drop in the winds and tomorrow is valentine's day.
the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today 43, lots of sun strong blustery winds. tomorrow, valentine's day 45 degrees at night there can be a a sprinkl or shower. wednesday, clouds and sun 50. thursday, we were tracking a coastal storm but that's too far away from us, it will produce clouds. friday 42. saturday, 51 in the afternoon well above average. sunday mostly sunny and warmer, high of 60 on sunday, and monday looks about 58. nice mild stretch coming. >> looking forward to that. thank you. 6:40 developing now nearly 200,000 people are forced out of their homes because of a damaged spillway that could be on the brink of bursting.
>> 6:43 a.m. on this monday have you heard the winds howling at your house? this is a live look at the action cam a construction site along the benjamin franklin parkway. the city is asking all these sites to make sure things are strapped down by these winds could be up to 50 miles per hour. >> let's go over to karen rogers whose been keeping an eye on what it means for your
commute. >> reporter: that's right, we have this action cam shot we have a downed tree shutting down a road in cheltenham. this is ashbourne road. this is repeating itself, this downed tree and debris all over the road. one of many places where you will find this scene. the action cam live cheltenham montgomery county, ash bourn road shut down. we have a train that's 57 minutes late, 514 all trains on this line are 30 minutes late. because of amtrak overhead wire problems and i had someone on facebook saying there's a downed tree that's causing an issue. newark line we have one that's suspended. lansdale one 20 minutes late. we have a lot of problems with mass transit. i-95 northbound approaching 420
we had an accident off to the left side that is cleared. i'm seeing flashing lights off to the right, as well. i-95 northbound we see delays. i-95 southbound not too bad, 21 minute ride, schuylkill expressway eastbound, 20 minute ride. schuylkill expressway westbound 23. delays just starting not a major jam. 36 degrees in philadelphia. the winds are an issue we're talking wind gusts of 40 miles per hour. that's why we're seeing downed wires and downed trees as you head out to work. give yourself extra time. >> will do, the nation's tallest dam is in danger of failing. 188,000 people near the site in northern california have been ordered to evacuate.ple sat in bumper to bumper traffic tryin the area around the oroville dam last night. a sinkhole developed at the spillway.
there are fierce that the dam -- fear that the dam will give way. new england barely gets a breather from old man winter. residents are getting pounded with snow for the second time in less than a week. this is mobile news traveling along 495 in massachusetts. some spots could receive an additional 20 inches of snow latest him system moves out. glrchlts a single mother in utah didn't her son miss out on a special event at school. she could not attend moms and muffins but she could dads and donuts day. she painted on facial hair and put on a baseball cap and went with her son. >> it's easy to get down on yourself thinking you're not doing a good enough job instead of realizing what you're doing
around it. >> reporter: nearly 200,000 residents evacuated as the dam eros dangerous situation. authorities racing to make repairs. we're live on the scene. donald trump and his team working on a new immigration order as he faces his first foreign relations north korea. one of trump's top aids is under we're live from the white house with more. how about the grammys last night certainly you've been talking about this, adele restarting our tribute to george michael. she was determined to do his memory justice and got a standing ovation for it. we'll a the best moments of music's biggest night. a fun night we'll wrap it up you on "g.m.a." matt and. talking about how he made history with the streaming only album. looking forward to it.
>> the album that exists in thr. this is westbound traffic approaching the boulevard past belmont. no major accidents. just normal morning wire. down wires and tree blocking all lanes of sweet water road, stick to forge road. >> reporter: a lot of trash cans blowing around and branches in the roads dress yourself warmly we're in the 30s and holding in the low 40s, the big story is the winds gusts at 40 miles per hour in philadelphia. we've seen gusts as high as 48, 49. there's a chance especially in the morning that we get the gusts up to 50 miles per hour again, freezing wires down today. lots of sunshine, high of 43 which is around average, back to 35 by 7:00 p.m. blustery winds.
a winds advisory and windg in effect across portions of the region until 6:00 p.m. and things get better. >> ahead of valentine's day several federal agents are warning about scammers taking advantage of people looking for love. foreign criminals are using image also of soldiers serving overseas they create fake dating accounts asking for up to $15,000 from trusting users. one woman who made contact with an army navy in iraq it was fraud asked for an honorable discharge fee of 34 hit and run dollars. >> for these men who fight for our country and use them like this. it's a horrible act. >> officials say be suspicious if they say they want you to send money to third parties.
>> top man i wheelcha watching tv inside his north philadelphia when a bullet shot through his window hitting him in the chest. the 61-year-old victim is expected to survive. an aide the house before the shooting. one of the twoaring a flightber>> raysist and homophobic --cist and homophobic views were left in a burlington county. high winds knocked d a tree in cheltenham at new second street. >> reporter: we're seeing a 57 minute delay with paoli
thorndale line. we have lots of issues like ash bourn road that you talked about with the downed trees and downed wires. >> reporter: it's cold, 43, average, in fact, but a wind eff 6:00 p.m. in the southern half of the region. in the north it's an advisory,we're looking at over 50 in the warning area. you want to be careful of trees and wires across the region. things get better this afternoon and this evening. >> definitely a day to check back in during updates, over the neck half-hour who knows what could blow into the or power outage also. >> reporter: and secureour trash cans, t anything else? it. >> people have a lot of the to doay. >> for everybody i'm tamala edwards,ay. >> eat vegetables, say your prayers -- [laughter].
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