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philadelphia. we have strong storms today, and this is a day long prospect and the rain is beginning to arrive right now. >> david murphy is outside with what he can see with the naked eye and storm tracker 6 live, matt pellman is in for karen rogers. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, storm tracker 6 live double scan, the rain we've seen in the overnight hours is on the lighter side more nuisance rain. we have thunderstorms north and west, but more rain coming in past dover and into south jersey that's going to be a building pattern we go through the next several hours. flood watch in effect from this morning into friday afternoon. the heavy rain will be in pockets and waves in the morning and mid afternoon today. we could see one to two inches in most of the region. there's a wind advisory from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with wind gusts 45 miles per hour. another problem. severe risk is issued this morning and this afternoon by
national weather service, the storm prediction center. straight line damaging winds gusts will be south of wilmington and parts of south jersey and if you see the tornado threat it comes up to philadelphia. if you hear thunder get inside on the lower floors. , it's been eventful on the roads, dave. three accidents vine street expressway approaching the schuylkill expressway one taking out the right lane causing a substantial jam. i would stay local on the local vine to avoid the speeds in the 20s at the moment. we have a crash on the main line route 30 at ardmore avenue by the mickey dss and that has cleared out of the way that's good news. 422 eastbound side no delays as you hit king of prussia, the roads are wet.
expect delays this morning. it's wet in pens grove, salem county, route 40 harding highway blocked by deejay's cafe because of a water main break. tidal flooding in new castle, airport road blocked by the sheraton, commons boulevard gets you around that. matt. >> let's get you a look at another road dispatched mobile 6 on the schuylkill expressway, generally dry conditions in the right lane heading toward manayunk and center city philadelphia. it may be raining now, it will get heavier later on, be aware of that as you head out for the morning commute. download the 6abc news app get the latest headlines and the updatessen on the storm. follow the storm's impact on facebook, meteorologist david murphy just finished a live facebook update in the studio.
you can see it on the 6abc facebook page. new this morning, people were able to escape their homes when they caught fire. the flames broke out around 1:15 a.m. on the 5400 block of diamond street in the wynnfield section of philadelphia. it quickly spread to the home next-door. firefighters were able to bring the under control shortly after they arrived. nobody was injured. the money was meant to cover retired catholic priest in the twilight of their years a thank you for decades of humble service. the feds say half a million dollars went to a philadelphia monsignor who stole the funds to enjoy the life of luxury. jeanette reyes ask live at the archdiocesan headquarters in center city with all the details. good morning, jeanette. >> reporter: good morning, tam, the monsignor is facing serious allegations. federal prosecutors say he spent over $500,000 on casinos among
other things. he took the money from a retirement home for priests and use it to live the high life going to harrah's in chester and pop concerts and paying for lavish dinners. he pocketed $535,000 over the course of nine years. eventually the bank did take notice and alerted the archdiocese in a statement it said the account was immediately frozen. the monsignor's agents were restricted and contacted the fed. he has charged with four counts of wire fraud and related charges. >> it's slap in the face, you're talking about preaching all these good deeds and helping people out and being kind and generous and helping your fellow man. >> reporter: and the monsignor's attorney said his client plans to enter a guilty plea and takes full responsibility for his
actions. if convicted he faces at least 80 years behind bars. reporting live in center city, jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> thank you jeanette. a teenager is recovering from a shooting in west philadelphia. this was the scene last night around 9:00 p.m. in the 5800 block of montrose street. police say the 18-year-old was shot in the hip. officers rushed him to penn presbyterian hospital for care. he is in stable. police have not made any arrests. it is not clear why he was shot or by whom. details have been released in the murder of a lehigh county mother last year. police arrested joseph rasslers in killing stephanie roof. he lived across the street and they once dated. he killed her with a homemade air gun. he is being held in jail without bail. a reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in the disturbing case of
animal torture in berks county. someone doused the cat in gasoline and tied her in blankets and sanitation workers heard the cat before it was crushed by the garbage truck. humane pennsylvania is offering a reward for leading to the conviction for the abuse. if you're shopping for a car, trying to out different zip codes may be of good use. maribel aber has more. >> reporter: the zip code could be the key to unlock rebates when your shopping cars. the best way to take advantage of this, plug in your zip code when shopping online. you can use the info in negotiating with your local
dealer. stocks finished lower after the fed indicated they might reduce the bonds to radios the -- reduce the financial crisis. jobs report out tomorrow. >> david joins us, rain, rain, rain. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan shows most of the rain we've seen so far is light and nuisance. it's enough to make the roads wet. as i go in tighter there's a heavier cell that opened up north of malvern pushing east of pottstown. if you're in green lane this is heading in your direction. quakertown could get it after that. it won't take long for it to go through, so far i'm not seeing any lightning from this, although that's a possibility from what i am looking on radar here. an indication of the heavier stuff is on the way. thunderstorms missing us to the north heading up and away from
us. dover seeing additional showers popping in. there will be more coming up from the south and more filled in over the next day several hours. as we look outside, there's sky6 live hd at the airport, you can see damp conditions as the rain goes past you. it will slow you down on the roads. 47 in philadelphia. 46 in allentown. 50 in millville. a little cooler and blustery, as well. future tracker 6 showing you between now and 8:00 a.m. we're looking at the potential of heavier cells moving in. there could be thunderstorm activity as soon as 7:00 a.m. or 8:00 a.m. heavy rain would be the issue in the south. we get later into the morning, you can see a line of showers and thunderstorms coming through. this is the one we're most worried about, as it comes up, 9:00, 10:00, up by noon perhaps in philadelphia and beyond that could feature strong gusty thunderstorms that could give us problems with damaging winds gusts and maybe more than that.
as we get into the northern suburbs it loses its umph, it doesn't have the same upper level support to be severe thunderstorm activity, but lightning and winds possible. 6:00 p.m. we're seeing this fall a part, by 11:00 p.m. the last of the rain will be gone. what to expect? periods of heavy rain, the heaviest in the morning and afternoon. damaging winds gusts from thunderstorms possible, there's a chance of an isolated tornado that wouldn't be out of the question philadelphia south through delaware and south jersey. lightning a moderate chance of that today. downpours a high chance not all the time, but when they come you'll notice them. strong winds a moderate chance, the isolated tornado chance an issue. in the lehigh valley, a high of 64 with rain and at times a thunderstorm. in the exclusive accuweather
seven-day forecast, the high today in philadelphia is 64. we've got the red bar up for the heavy rain potentially producing flooding on creeks, streams and roads do not walk on any flooded areas. severe storms possible coming up from the south during the morning and dissipating up in the north later in the afternoon. 64 degrees is the high. wind and cooler tomorrow, a stray shower. i think the phillies get their home opener in, but it's not going to be a comfortable day. saturday, sunny and breeze, 56. cooler for the union at night. 67 on sunday. upper 70s, monday, tuesday, wednesday. >> thanks, david. wild ride, students on board a school bus when a deer comes crashing through a window. >> if you're good at video games you could be up for a sports scholarship at a big school. >> reporter: not as soggy port river monday at aramingo we're
appear. >> reporter: our third accident has cleared out. we're recovering all three westbound lanes open as you travel on the vine toward 76. the speeds are better in that area, too, 45 miles per hour. they are dropping along i-95 26 miles per hour southbound from bridge to girard. that's normal morning volume in combination with the wet conditions. also i want to warn you about a few construction zones they are scheduled to do this in middletown township in bucks county. closed down old lincoln highway business 1. there would be crews blocking business one. peter grove road shutting down for next week for water and soar
soar -- sewer repairs. delco, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 322, conchester highway, traffic will be taking turns getting by. i would avoid that during the midday. we have round the clocker work shutting down green -- around the clock work shutting down green bank road kirkwood highway would be the alternate around that. word is coming in the far northeast a crash along welsh road at grant avenue. getting word of that, of course we'll keep tobs on -- tabs on it. a pailt safely eject -- a pilot safely ejected steering the plane away from homes before ejecting. he landed in a wooded area and radioed for help. investigators say the plane had taken off from joint base
andrews and experienced a mechanical failure. nearby homes were evacuated for a short time because the plane was carrying 500 rounds of ammunition. a driver who plunged into a florida lake was saved by divine intervention. russell errands said he noticed the car diving into the water. he jumped in to pull the driver to safety. the man asked him to let him drown. he told him not today arena dragged him to dry land. both men stayed with the driver until paramedics arrived. don't make a permanent choice to deal with a temporary problem. don't do it. the way to a angry travelers heart is through the stomach. an airline crew proves this by delivering pizza. wet on the way in.
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everybody, it's shoshanna with "action news" fitness tip. grab a chair and let's get to work on the legs. bending into the left leg extend the right super straight, point the toes, right arm up. give me 15 leg lifts, pulse it for 15. feel that burn and drop the chest, belly tight we'll work the glutes. 15 pulse and don't forget to do the other side, if it is not burning it's not working. >> i think i've heard that before. something cool happened yesterday, we got to meet
shoshanna she came to the "action news" studio and had myself and karen do planks and we burnt calories and we had fun. shoshanna is just as cool and fun, it's get to have her on "action news." >> karen did very well,, he is just doing. >> reporter: i was doing weather at the time. >> you were working. >> reporter: i-95 not too wet by penns landing the exit by columbus boulevard delaware avenue. if you use the ramp from columbus boulevard to go north on i-95 away from columbus boulevard delaware avenue, the ramp will be closed during the midday today, something to keep in mind. on the mass transit front we're on a modified schedule on amtrak into and out of new york, half-hour delays, ten minute delays on the wilmington line,
01 trolley has eastbound delays because of equipment issues. >> reporter: it's been mostly nuisance rain so far, in the center of the region, northern montgomery county we have one or two heavy cells starting to train over quakertown and bethlehem could be see this in the neck half-hour. the 1 hour forecast 46 by 7:00. 55 by noon, 63 by 3:00 p.m. the high 64 it will chime in later in the day around 4:00 p.m. we're back in the 50s by 7:00 p.m. most of the heavy rain will be in the early and -- in the morning abbey early afternoon and die down around 5:00 p.m. phillies held off the reds for 6 innings, phillies didn't score, so they lose 2-0. home opener is tomorrow. philadelphia native dawn stahle will get a winner's
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there and taxi cabs and regular drivers and pedestrians. get the umbrella it's going to rain and rain heavier later with heavy winds and maybe flooding. stay tuned for 6abc and 6abc.com as the bad weather rolls in. >> new this morning, two pennsylvania students suffered minor injuries when of all things, a deer jumped into the bus. it shattered the window and hit two children on the way down the aisle. this happened in schuylkill county monday morning. the bus driver said he's never seen anything like it. >> there was a boom, glass flue all over, deer was inside the bus, i've often seen them in front of me, but never through the windshield and inside with us. the deer ran out of the front door. the students were treated by the school nurse and went on to class. a purse thief strikes in
>> w monsignor in the philadelphia misusing half a millionor a trial lawyer plans to bring it back life. >> severe weather is way. a flood watch has been posted. >> good m 6:30, today is not going to be so great. let's go over to david murphy rogers. >> reporter: we have precip moving off to the north, a
couple of additional showers popping up in south jersey andnn suburbs, lancaster county and te bit more rain of every now an then you get a heavier cell. right now so far so good. a flood watch is in effect, at times we'll get pockets of heavy rain that could total one to two inches. if you're in an area that gets that, you're looking at creek and stream flooding, as well. there's a wind advisory from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the counties closer to the coast. a severe weather risk exists this morning and into the afternoon. any storms that form in south jersey and delaware in that yellow shaded area could produce strong straight line wind gusts. when you add the tornado risks they will push into delaware county and chester county and
most of south jersey. if you hear thunder you head indoors on the lower floors, if you hear a tornado warning get in the basement. winds picking up, matt pellman 64 most of the rain and thunderstorm activity in the first two-thirds of the day. >> reporter: here comes the rain and the delays, again, david murphy along i-95 coming out of the great northeast, southbound on the breaks, as you can see approaching cottman avenue. four accidents on the vine street expressway westbound most recent just happened and was pushed out of the way. that's how most of the accidents are, they are minor in nature. the latest one was on the ramp from the westbound vine to the westbound schuylkill expressway. the ramp reopened, but we're ever so slow as come westbound on the vine across town because of the earlier accident. no problems on the river drive, watch it as you round the
corners, they will be slippery because of the wet conditions. on the schuylkill expressway, speeds are dropping in the 30s westbound side west of belmont. speeds have dropped along 422 eastbound side heavy from oaks through trooper into route 23 as you head toward king of prussia. we have tidal flooding going on in new castle, airport road is shut down near the sheraton, commons boulevard the alternate there on this thursday morning. tam. >> thank you matt. let's switch live to katherine scott out there navigating the rainy commute on mobile 6. last time we checked in, you said the rain was coming and going, what's it like now? >> reporter: it's pretty slow, right now, pretty light. we're in the area that matt pellman is talking about. we're driving along the vine street expressway, there have been four accidents on the vine between 20th and the ramp to 76 west which is where we're heading right now. we don't know the cause of the accident. as you can see traffic is moving
slowly here, but it is moving. weather wise we are not seeing anything severe where we are, there's been a light rain on and off for hours, so far we have not seen anything extreme. the surface of the road is wet in some spots, but where we are the roads look dry at this point. the rain has been coming in waves. it's been pretty light. the heavy stuff coming later. we'll see periods of heavy rain, use caution as you head out later on because the thunderstorms could get severe. live approaching 76, katherine scott channel 6 "action news," back to you. >> thank you katherine. it could be a rough go as you're hearing depending on on where you are. if you don't have it, download the 6abc news app we'll have updates on the storm as it happens all day long. track the storms on facebook, meteorologist david murphy has been doing live updates on the storm. he has a video for you to see right now, you can see it over
and over again if you want to know about the storm on the 6abc facebook page. fun fire wouldn'ted a woman in southwest philadelphia. it is new this morning, someone shot the 33-year-old victim twice, it happened at south 57th street and florence avenue after 2:00 a.m. detectives say generous donations to help retired priests went to one monsignor instead. the philadelphia cleric accused of spending more than a half million dollars of the money all on himself. jeanette reyes is live at the archdiocesan headquarters in center city details of the new indictment. good morning, jeanette. >> reporter: good morning to you, matt, federal prosecutors say the monsignor spent over a half million dollars on the casino gambling. one of the many things he spent the money on, he is facing decades behind bars. they alleged william dunbrow took money from a retirement
home for priests using it to go to harrah's in chester and pop concerts and paying for lavish dinners. he allegedly pocketed $535,000. now we are told this happened over the course of nine years before the bank took notice and the archdiocese was alerted. they say they immediately closed the account and the monsignor's responsibilities were restricted. the 77-year-old is charged with four counts of wire fraud and related charges. >> you're going in and exploiting your former parishners and stuff like that to gamble at a casino, it's disingenuous. >> reporter: the monsignor's attorney said his client takes full responsibility and plans to enter a guilty plea. if convicted he faces up to 80 years behind bars. reporting live at the philadelphia archdiocese,
jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." back to you. >> thank you for that. these days you have to lock your car everywhere you go. camden county police released this surveillance break-in that happened last month. the suspect walked up to the suv and opened the door with ease and swipes the purse out of the passengers seat. the incident occurred at a parking lot at the saint joseph answer cathedral. lock your doors if you know the suspect the police would like to hear from you. the rio diner was a fixture in phoenixville for decades. the diner has been sold and will have a few home. the diner has been empty for almost a decade. since then the town staple is sitting in the yard of a former owner. now philadelphia attorney tom kline is helping to bring it back to life. he has plans to restore it.
>> we're going to take the diner as a wide load to new jersey where it will be restored to its original condition as though we turned back the clock to 1948. >> kline has not said where in new jersey he'll move the diner, just stay tuned. >> david joins us, rain happening in spots, now, when should people be aware of severe weather. >> reporter: as we go later into the morning, anytime after 7:00, 8:00, coming from the south there's a chance of strong thunderstorms. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you most of what we have is light nuisance rain. most of the roads wet. we have a cell i started tracking a half-hour ago, i thought it was going to head toward quakertown. >> reporter: it's west of the center of town right now and pushing toward bethlehem, pennsylvania, easton might catch that over the next 30 minutes or so, probably faster than that, actually. elsewhere it's mostly the light
stuff. as we go out wider not a whole lot happening in the south, just yet. a few lighter sprinkles and showers, when upper level support comes in later this morning, it will fill in pretty quick and we're looking for the potential of heavy cells coming up from the south later today. as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd. the clouds are low over philadelphia knocking out the view of the top half of the city. it's cool and bluster. 37 degrees, winds out of the east at 14 miles per hour. picking up as we go through the day. future tracker 6 overselling the current rain, as we get into 7:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m., we have heavier cells pushing in from the south. the timing is not exact on these models, but it does toned to change. the idea so what to look for. we're looking at eventually heavy cells. starting at 10:00 a.m. to
11:00 a.m. you get a line of showers and strong, gusty thunderstorms. this is where the highest winds gusts and the potential for severe would be. that pushes off to the north by 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., it's not as intense up north. the rest of the afternoon it's on and off rain every now and then. by 6:00 p.m., the support for this is really dieing down and we start to see a diminishing rainfall early in the evening. periods of heavy rain possible. the heaviest in the morning and early afternoon. there's an isolated tornado chance today take cover indoors on the lower floors if you hear thunder and the tornado warning at.com -- 6abc.com, or "action news" app, head to the basement if you can do that. lightning a moderate threat. downpours a high chance of that. strong winds moderate threat. not big on the hail, but an isolated tornado not out of
question. we'll get into the 60s, 63 by 3:00 p.m. 64 is the high about 4:00 p.m. the seven day from accuweather, 64 a red bar because of the heavy pockets of rain that could produce flooding don't drive or walk through any flooded areas today or tonight or tomorrow if some of that is still hanging around of severe storms are part of the package today, some of you may see that head indoors if you hear thunder. looks like the phillies home opener will get in okay, because it's only a stray shower bring rain gear dress warmly for that. saturday, 50s, bundle up there, no rain. sunday, sunny and warm, 67. 70s next week, monday, tuesday, wednesday. >> thumbs up, man. >> like that. 6:41 next and new this morning, this is one dui case that didn't take a lot of detective work, the suspect's t-shirt did a lot of talking. a special delivery if
you're going to be stuck on the plane for hours, at least delta doesn't make you eat the airplane meal. >> reporter: we have a slow down 30 bypass, eastbound side crowded from 340 out to 322 and is 13. how crowded is the schuylkill expressway? let's check it out when "action news" comes right back on this thursday morning.
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traffic for laguardia. >> reporter: it's going to be rough with the wet conditions. we've had four accidents already this morning in this spot, vine westbound approaching the schuylkill expressway, no accidents here right now. as you cross town westbound getting on 76. on 76 we're seeing substantial delays, but at this point it's just volume and the wet conditions. ten miles per hour, though, on the westbound side by city avenue. in the 30s eastbound into center city. river drive don't have any major problems, but watch it on the
mlk and the kelly. i-95 slow speeds from cottman to girard, a lot of them in the teens at the moment. we're watching slow speeds on 42, south jersey, northbound side getting heavy from lower landing road to 295. 55 is backing up as you merge in to 42. southbound side of 55 near millville, construction near lower landing road. left lane blocked. townsend inlet bridge is shut down indefinitely hoping to get it open by memorial day. route nine and the garden state parkway are the alternates. >> police in central pennsylvania arrested a man for drunk lives matter shirt for drunk driving. he was wearing the green shirt with the saying on it when he
was pulled over on march 19. his blood alcohol content was 2 1/2 times above. floodwaters left cars swimming in north carolina. the weather did not cause death or serious injuries. the weather forced delta to cancel hundreds of flights, the airline made up for it by getting pizza delivered to the passengers stuck on the runway. one person tweeted the photo of flight attendants passing out pies while everyone waited on their delayed flights. i have asthma...
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morning america." >> reporter: amy he was trying to throw me off my game here, i know he could never do that to you. >> reporter: matt always needs to go first. good morning, great to be with you. coming up next on good morning, president trump is facing a crucial meeting regard trade and north korea as he takes on the crisis in syria.
new details on a missing college student in california her mother reportedly receiving text messages that she is kidnapped. the fbi getting involved in the search. a group of high school journalists turn detectives, 6 members of the paper dug into the past of their new principal and found that her credentials are not what they seemed to be. this is a packed house this morning. and of course, deals and steals, because it's thursday. >> love that. thank you amy. you can have the last word, too. >> reporter: [laughter] >> reporter: word on traffic, slow, damp roads, that kind of stuff, 422 eastbound side, busy, 29 to oaks, 23, volume building in. you can see the slow speeds on 422 not so far off in norristown
there's a crash at main street. if you ride amtrak and njt trying to get into and out of new york, half-hour delays because of the derailment monday. >> reporter: we have light niewns -- nuisance rain. we'll get the rush hour underway in good shape. the heavier downpour in bethlehem is producing lightning. it has become a thunderstorm, it will be out here quickly. on the bus stop there's a chance of rain, we're allowing a thunderstorm. right now the only one you've got is up in the lehigh valley. as we go through the day, we have a high of 64. there are potential of heavy rain in the morning and early afternoon hours and perhaps a gusty thunderstorm this morning, as well. take cover if you hear thunder. >> a woman planned to burglarize an ohio department store was foiled when she messed up her getaway.
she grabbed clothes and other items and try to make it to the exit. she discovered the doors were locked. she called 911 saying she was trapped inside. they were responding to an alarm. authorities say the woman hid in a dressing room and waited until employees left. we'll be right back. in the middle of a storm destiny struck.
right now, a staple of your morning commute will be changing. sunoco is selling most of its convenience stores to 7-eleven in a $3.3 billion deal. 7-eleven will get 1100 stores along the east coast, so many around here. sunoco is looking to focus on the fuel supply business and have a fuel agreement with the new 7-elevens. it does not include the a-plus franchisee run stores. >> reporter: schuylkill expressway building volume heading eastbound toward the vine. at least our four earlier accidents on the vine near the schuylkill expressway have cleared. david. >> reporter: light rain in most spots, i want to remind you we'll get heavy stuff at times, flood watch is expected the rest of the day into this evening, and tomorrow afternoon. areas highlighted in yellow chance of strong thunderstorms.
good morning, america. president trump kicks off a crucial meeting with china's president at mar-a-lago as he faces his first foreign policy crisis changing his stance on syria after that deadly chemical attack. >> that crosses many, many lines beyond a red line. >> the white house says all options on the table prepared to go it alone in both syria and north korea. and what's behind the new shake-up on trump's national security team? tornado terror. at least nine reported twisters tearing across three states destroying homes, the storms creating a travel nightmare. hundreds of flights already canceled in atlanta. now that severe weather moving east. 15 million americans bracing for flooding, tornadoes and even half a foot of snow. a 20-year-old college student disappears last seen driving away a week ago. her truck gets stuck, just