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>> a pleasant good morning to you, 6:00 a.m., saturday, april 22. here some of the stories we're following for you on "action news." it is a gloomy start to your weekend, you will want to bring the umbrella if you're heading out today. but brighter skies will finally prevail. shot while sitting on the front porch. philadelphia police searching for a gunman who opened fire overnight leaving a man recovering in the hospital. plus, put on notice, so-called sanctuary cities such as philadelphia have been told by the white house to comply with immigration laws for lose millions. those stories and more in just a moment, but first, chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: we love gray, but just not on our week.
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>> we love gray. >> reporter: look at this, shades of gray as we look at philadelphia international airport. a lot of low-level clouds this morning and patchy fog and showers pushing through now, especially across south jersey and delaware. as we flip it over to storm tracker 6 live down scan, we're zoom into southeastern portions of burlington county. we're seeing a cell lifting north out of tabernacle, southeast of the 206/70 circle there. it's pushing east at are 5 miles per -- 5 miles per hour. where you see the patch of yellow, the shower is steady, and more steadier rain is working into south jersey in salem and gloucster county. as i've been mentioning all morning, the coverage will expand over the neck to hours, we'll see pockets of heavier rain. a couple of areas could see brief, and steady shower.
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the temperature is raw, 51 in pottstown. 53 in malvern. 54 in glassboro. 53 in fortescue cumberland county. forecast for today, lots of clouds, morning rain, leftover showers, get used to the wet weather because there's more of it in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. i'll have the details in just a few minutes. >> look forward to the update. folks, 6:02 a.m. new information to tell you about this morning, someone shot a man sitting on the front porch. police are working to track down the shooter. this happened outside a house at 18th and susquehanna streets around 2:15 a.m. detectives say a man walked up to the 31-year-old victim sitting outside and opened fire shooting him several times. right now that victim is in critical condition. police have not released a motive. no arrests have been made. the white house has put the city of philadelphia on notice comply with federal immigration authorities or lose millions of
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dollars in federal funding. this all coming as the trump administration cracks down on sanctuary cities across the nation. jeff chirico explains. >> it's been very clear, it should not come as a shock or surprise that a letter of this type of would come from the administration. >> reporter: the letter says they must cooperate in order to continue to get the grant. >> they are protecting illegal immigrants committing crimes in our community. >> sanctuary city policy make us safer because they improve the communities. >> the approach of attacking
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sanctuary cities is an approach based on fear. >> reporter: the federal government demands will make i am granls -- immigrants less likely to report crime. >> they will be less likely to cooperate and answer subpoenas. >> reporter: representative white doesn't buy it, in addition to the federal funding the city could lose she swriewsed a bill to with hold state funding to sanctuary municipalities. >> it's in the hundreds of millions of dollars. it's something the city should take into consideration whether to maintain this policy. >> reporter: she said the mayor believes the city is already complying with dperl -- federal law, the city must provide proof to the justice department by
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june 30th. at city hall, jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> a bold bank robber, targeted a bank steps away from a police station. authorities in delaware county need your help to identify the criminal. the man held up the td bank in astin, the crime happened yesterday afternoon. police released the surveillance picture of the suspect they are looking for. teller believes the suspect had dread locks tucked underneath the hat. he made his getaway in a two door chevy cobalt. state police say he led them on a chase and lost control of his car i-95 in bristol. the front passenger, 22-year-old was killed. lewis and two teenage passengers
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were injured and taken to the hospital. allentown fire department said it needs more fire trucks, but the city's mayor disagrees and said the department is playing with politics. fire crews say they are working with a shortage of equipment and driving trucks ten years old. a new truck is on the the way and two more will follow. >> we're looking all the time how to buy new vehicles and replace the vehicles and make sure they have the best equipment available to protect them. >> the fire union sailed -- said -- >> the mayor said the request for new equipment is being highlighted because it is an election year. 6:06 a.m. we could learn whether it is life in prison or the death penalty for eric frein. yesterday the jury decided the fate of the convicted killer. they heard the emotional testimony of the mother of brian dixon who said she does not hate
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eric frein, but wants him held accountable. he ambushed the trooper in 2014. tom wolf stripped lieutenant governor of the state police protection that followed complaints about how mike stack and his wife treated troopers in his security detail. state attorney general investigating the abuse allegations due to complaints about the mistreatment of employees at the lieutenant governor's residents. stack a has since apologized. u.s. senator bob menendez is going on trial in september charged with bribery and conspiracy. he acceptedded $700,000 from
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florida doctor and lobbied officials on his behalf. menendez is not charge in the florida case. a chester county sports apparel company will have to repay its customers, radiate athletics in west chester raise $579,000 for shirts that promised to change color in response to body heat. the attorney general josh shapiro gave the company until this week to deliver the shirts, they failed. now they must pay $56,000 in restitution. >> we recooping the money for the individuals who got scammed and holding the scammers accountable. >> if radiate athletics does not pay the money they they coue held in contempt. if you have kids looking for summer jobs, the city of wilmington said 200 summer jobs
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are up for grabs for people ages 14 to 20. they are with parks and rec. the applications and requirement are on wilmington's website. we've got you covered because all that information we'll post it at the jobs, of course are normally such idemand -- high demand, a lottery system had been used, but not this year. producer and screen writer and his wife have donated money to transform the college. he is a 1961 graduate who started his career advertising. penn state said it is the if it largest in school history. 6:10 a.m. making the grade when it comes to air travel. airlines are canceling fewer flights, but are they arriving
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on time? we'll have details on who is best when it comes to getting you to your destination on time. plus look at this, a huge tree is toppled and falls on top of a home as severe storms pass through. here comes the rain again, periods of rain today and monday, tuesday, it does not look pretty. i'll have the details, plus a warmup in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. >> a fast-moving storm swept
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slew the washington, d.c. area last night bringing torrential rain and golf ball sized hail. gusty winds knocked down trees and power lines in silver spring maryland. 3800 homes and businesses lost power. the same storm system caused big problems less than five miles away. look at that, a large tree fell on a house in chevy chase. the wind was blowing hail sideways when the tree came toppling down. back here at home we'll see rain today, hopefully nothing that severe. >> reporter: just a couple of showers, the bigger story is how chilly it is. we had a couple of warm days, today in the 50s. it's not very nice is it? >> no. >> reporter: let's go live on sky6 live hd, down the shore you're hanging out in the 50s there, as well. beautiful shot of cape may, gray skies and showers off to the west. we'll see shower activity begin to bubble up on the radar in the next couple of hours before we
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get cloudy skies, there's the view there's a look at storm tracker 6 live double scan. we'll zoom into gloucester county. right smack dab into glassboro there. you can see showers lifting out of the glassboro heading northeast indicated by the yellows. we have heavier rain pushing into malaga west of delsea high school is. elmer also seeing wet weather, the pits grove township area and again pushing in orderward into berlin or -- northward into berlin. lots of rain hanging out to the southwest. washington, d.c. baltimore, wet weather. haggerstown, rain down there now. that will be sliding there our area in the next couple of hours. this is the morning and this is the afternoon. we'll see mainly cloudy skies and leftover shower or two and patchy drizzle. 55 in philadelphia. 56 in wilmington.
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allentown, 54. cape may, 54. trenton, 53. pretty much uniform numbers, the only issue the testers aren't going to be climbing very much today. we're hanging out in the upper 50s, we're pretty much there now. maybe we add 3 or 4 degrees, you get the idea it's a chilly raw day around the delaware valley. area of low pressure off to the southwest. it's in the tennessee that will slide east pushing through the carolinas and the virginias tomorrow. we camp a little bit of a break thanks to the influence of the high, the high will nudge itself in push everything down to the south. it's dull and gray today, cloudy tomorrow, peeks of sun. monday and tuesday, the whole thing starts to lift north, the rain returns to parts of the area. here's future tracker 6, steadier rains for south jersey and delaware by 9:00 a.m. leftover showers during the afternoon. cloudy skies for everybody, poconos maybe you see a couple of peeks of sunshine, but everybody else locked in pretty
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good. leftover shower and patchy drizzle. overnight tonight, cloudy conditions, that sets up monday where we start to see the low pushing out of the virginias and lifting north across the delmarva. 3:00 a.m., monday we see heavier rains for south jersey and delaware, that continues through late morning. by afternoon it's cloudy and leftover showers again, expect the same exact set up for your tuesday. for today, cloudy skies gray and miserable this morning with rain leftover afternoon shower, 59 in philadelphia. 58 in millville. cape may, 56. allentown, 59 and trenton, 58. overnight tonight, partly cloudy skies and lows in the 40s. chilly in the lehigh valley. 42 in allentown and reading. cape may, 47. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, rain, rain and more rain. periods of rain today especially early on, 59. sunday, a mixture of sun and clouds. a warmer day 63.
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monday and tuesday, stuck in the clouds, 57 monday, 59 degrees. wednesday the low begins to lift north into new england we'll see the return of sunshine with warmer temperatures, 74. thursday, partly sunny, 83. friday, warmer high of 87 degrees. next saturday at this point if the modeling pans out, looks like 90 for philadelphia. that would be the first 90 for this year we'll see what happens. >> good news compared to today. >> let's take you to this video this is fundraiser held at lincoln financial field. it allows low income kids in philadelphia to participate in music programs. there was an raffle and auction that included four passes to eagles training camp. >> welcome back everybody, so
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glad you're waking up with us on a saturday morning, 6:20 a.m., 55 degrees, sky6 live hd giving you a not to pretty i amage of the commodore barry bridge. gray and gloomy. chris sowers will let you know when the sun returns. there's a new place to sign up for tsa precheck. a temporary enrollment center
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open this weekend in terminal b. tsa is testing the location for two weeks to see how many people will use them. if there's enough demand the airport center will become permanent. the airlines are doing a better job but they are having problems with arriving on time. government figures show that airlines canceled fewer flights and complaints are down. delta had the best on time rating followed by america. the worst airlines for cancellations jet blue overly 1.5% of flights were cancel in february. it's ten years since the first iphone hit the market. to celebrate apple is planning to release three iphones. we'll see three upgraded version of the current models, as well as the new top of the line phone.
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apple is testing a new type of screen, curved glass and stainless steel materials and advanced camera. blinds to go. blinds for life.
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that will bring a damp and dreary pattern. the low is sitting here. heavy an area of high pressure that will bump the low out to sea, but the high is moving this way, the low will be cut off, the main flow of traffic, the scream is running like this. the jet stream forgot about the low. the low sits here today and sunday, and monday and tuesday it slowly slides up the coast. what you see out your window today, expect that for monday and tuesday. gray. >> thank you for the update. sports, the phillies finally beat the braves, here's ducis rogers. >> reporter: good morning, the phillies bats have come alive banging out 29 hits in a three game series in new york. they won two games. the phillies tried their hand with the braves last night. third inning, rbi double in the
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third. 2-0 phils. tommy joseph, 3-0. jeremy ellison cruising along in the 6th inning. his era is below 2. two machine -- two men on, he strikes out harris to end the game. >> last year we lost seven in a row to them. it was nice to beat them, just like we beat the mets. erl -- elverson was good kept them off balance. >> reporter: nfl draft is less than a week away, five days to be exact. the city wants to get it right. the benjamin franklin parkway is barely recognizable right now
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you'll see thousands pass through there during the three day event. the eagles select 14th from round one. >> it doesn't go exactly the way you want, it's learning experiences it's been tremendous to get insight and to learn, that's what everything is about. >> reporter: we'll examine the eagles prospects wednesday night at 7:30 on 6abc. the union have dug themselves into a huge hole to start the season. they are off to a 0-4-2 start. this afternoon they host montreal and coach jim curtin wants the team to remain confident. >> we were at our best when we were responding quickly to adversity, the guys have to have a belief and confidence mistakes will be made over 90 minutes,
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how you bounce back is how you get points in the league. it's something we discussed. is there a magic possession to cure it -- potion to cure it? i wish there was. >> you can watch the union play montreal at 1:00 p.m. we are keen
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more rain to fall across the delaware valley, but the weekend
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will not be a washout. details on when the sun will return. a chester county teacher's aid in jail accused of sexually assaulting a student. we're learning details about what was inside a california cabin where a missing tennessee teen was found with her former teacher. those stories in a moment, but first chris sowers is here to help you plan your weekend. a lot of people won't be happy. >> reporter: it's not a complete washout, but keep the umbrella handy because you'll be dodging rain drops from time to time. there's the better view, you can make out the skyscrapers. we're dealing with patchy fog and drizzle across south jersey and delaware. the numbers are mild for this time of the day, but the problem they will not be climbing too much.
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the normal high for this time of the year is 66. highs are expected to top out 57 or 58. 51 in pottstown, quakertown, malvern, 53. center city, 55. vinyl, 53. cape may, 54. cinnaminson, 52, satellite and radar, the area of low pressure is off to the southwest off to the bluegrass state of kentucky. we're seeing showers ahead of it. that will bring wet weather to parts of the area today. leftover stuff by afternoon, i reloads monday and tuesday, more wet weather is on the way. with sunday being one nice day sandwiched in between. here's the day planner for the city of philadelphia. temperatures holding steady in the upper 50s, 1:00 p.m., 58. rain in the morning, clouds by the afternoon. jersey shore it's pretty much the same thing. cooler in the morning, highs topping out in the 50s down there.
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6:31 a.m., there's a long list of charges against a teacher's aid accused of sexual assault. the young victim is a student at conostoga high school where the suspect has work for a decade. >> reporter: mr. phillips did you have anything to say you don't have any comment. you're his attorney? >> i have no comment. >> reporter: he didn't say anything but it's hard to imagine what's going through the head of arthur flips. he was heading to jail. the husband an father from wayne is facing charges for having sex with a 16-year-old student at conostoga high school. >> it's sad, because he was in a place of authority. he should have known better. >> reporter: according to court documents phillips met the victim at the beginning of the school year working as an instructional aid at the television production studio. it was in flips office he made -- phillips office he made
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unwanted advances. the child said no and tried to avoid the defendant's advances. phillips would pick the teen up around her home and park somewhere. the child indicated they had more than ten encounters. the child would tell the dfort dfort -- the defendant no, she did not wanted to it. he crashed his car in the car was a note on it was written i was just a guy trying to help a kid and boundaries just got gray. when this started the students was 15 years old. he faces numerous counts. his bail $500,000. his arrest falls on the same day one year ago when another conostoga high school teacher's aid was arrested when christine towers was charged with having sex with a 16-year-old student she was tutoring privately.
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she also -- she is serving time in county jail. as for phillips he has been suspended from his duties while the case plays out. he is due in court next month. bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> a south philadelphia soccer coach accused of fathering a child with one of his teenage players is in the u.s. illegal. immigration agents took him into custody back in 2001. he returned to mexico voluntarily, but at some point he was able to re-enter the u.s. police arrested the 39-year-old man this week. philadelphia police say he paid a girl who was 13 or 14 at the time for sex and got her pregnant. police in vineland cumberland county arrested two people on charges of kidnapping and robbery. they are accused of assaulting and abducting someone from a home on northeast avenue in vineland.
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the victim was taken to a convenience store to withdraw money from an atm. while inside, the victim secretly alerted the clerk who called 911. police arrested the pair in the parking lot. this morning there's an update for you on that tennessee teacher who allegedly abducted one of his students. we learned he is scheduled to appear in federal court monday. yesterday we got a look inside the california cabin where 15-year-old elizabeth thomas was found along with her former teacher tad cummings. there was no water or cell phone service, two handguns were found inside the cabin. he is in jail facing federal and state charges. if you're just waking up with us, president trump one week away from marking 100 days in office. he will reach the milestone days after making the huge announcement about his plans for
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tax reform. president trump revealed he will unveil a massive tax cut package. he is expected to release the details wednesday. president said businesses and individuals will see a decrease. he refused to disclose any details, but called it the biggest tax cut ever. he hinted it will be a busy upcoming week, but pushed back against the 100 day marker. >> you do healthcare and taxes? >> we'll see what happens. no particular rush, we'll see what happens, but healthcare is coming along well. government is coming along really well. a lot of good things are happening. thank you folks. >> president trump is taking heat for failing to get congress to pass any major bills in a reversal calls the hundred day mark a ridiculous standard. president trump had an brief meeting with an
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egyptian-american charity worker at the white house who was freed from egypt after being detained for three years. she and her husband returned to washington thursday. earlier this week, she was acquitted of child abuse charges that were widely seen as bogus by human rights group. she and her husband established an education foundation for children in 2015. appears george h.w.bush will remain in a texas hospital through the weekend. the 41st president recovering from a mild case of pneumonia. he has been in the hospital in houston since a week ago friday for treatment of a persistent cough. he spent 16 days in the hospital back in january because of pneumonia. today is earth day and two schools in the region have been awarded for their forward thinking environmental programs and we here at 6abc along with
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wawa and the law firm of manco catcher and fox presented the awards. melissa magee has more. 8th graders in montgomery county have something to cheer about because they learned they are taking home an award for the sweet invention. >> make the best most sustainable lemonade. they did it all with a system that uses the waist from aquatic animals to supply the nutrients to plants. at first they grew basil. they picked occupy seeds to expand the line of sustainable products. >> we have salsa, smoothies, brownies with the main ingredients being grown in the classroom. >> learning how to grow the
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plants was beneficial. >> reporter: the winning award the school received a $5,000 check from the law firm of manco gold, catcher ascertain -- and fox. >> reporter: we head to the second winning school where they built an inter active playground with recycle materials. >> it's made for the children to grow and develop in a natural play space. it's being built with materials that are all green musing native plants and re-- using native plants and reclaimed wood. >> we have labels saying it in english and spanish. $5,000 award.they will get a >> it's interesting to see it
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all come together. it looks very nice now. >> reporter: melissa magee channel 6 "action news". >> in honor of earth day there are events in the area to help improvement the environment. in gloucester county cleanup is scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. you can sign up at township line park, 2155 township line road in logan is the address. pleasantville new jersey rec center at brighten avenue at 9:00 a.m. pleasantville police explorers and new jersey state police are part of the effort. in celebration of earth day, disney traveled to the far reaches of the world to bring you another beautiful film about some of the most beautiful creatures. we'll have a preview of the new film born in china. a massive tree ripped from the ground as strong storms move through the southeast. back here at home let's take you outside via sky6 live hd city
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hall camera there, a gloomy balmy start to the morning, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. "action news" on a saturday morning continues after this at
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plenty of daniel and destruction across the south. strong winds blew the roof off off the america's best value in in shelbysville.
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nobody was hurt. look at this here, a massive tree crashing into a house in arkansas nearly miss ago couple inside. they were watching the storm when the tree smashed through the living room. they were not hurt. the man said he is still in shock and can not believe his house is still standing. wild time across the south. >> reporter: that's the one thing that scarce me, i have huge oaks in the yard, pray nothing ever hams. no weather like that today. it's rather gray, but we're not expecting much in the way of thunderstorms. live on sky6 live hd down in old city. nice shot, we're not looking at much sunshine. we cloudy skies and drizzle. steadier stuff down the jersey shore, we'll zoom in there, north of tuckahoe, west of atlantic city along route 9 and the garden state parkway we're
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seeing steadier stuff pushing out of mays landing and fortescue and millville. all sliding east at 20 miles per hour. a lot of that should be off the coast in the next half-hour or so. the movement, again, is off to the northeast. there's more moisture waiting not wings. heavier stuff to the south. if you look toward the bottom of your screen. sussex county in delaware. a couple of lightning strikes being reported down there. clouds and showers and steadier period of rain briefly before cloudy skies by afternoon one or two showers lingering. three miles that's the visibility. 7 in lancaster. 6 miles in millville. the visibility is good in the lehigh valley and the poconos. temperature-wise it's mild for this time of the day. the problem is the temperatures won't climb this afternoon. the normal high is 66. our expected high is 58 or 59. maybe we add three or four
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degrees to this number here, that's about it. mid 50s with a driving wind out of the northeast 5 to 10 miles per hour. a breeze i should say. the upper level low is off to the southwest. this has to pull through before we see the return of sunshine. we set this in motion, this high will be south. tomorrow, the high nudges the low to the south. we'll see cloudy skies and peeks of sunshine. as we get into monday and tuesday, the high retreats and allows the low to come up, here comes the rain again. some of the rain will be steady at times for the earlier portions of next week. steady rain across south jersey and delaware, leftover showers, stay patient, you will get breaks and you will be dodging a few rain drops. phillies 7:05 p.m. start time, there will be a leftover shower
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early, but it will clear quickly. sunday afternoon, we start out with clouds and the clouds thin out, we'll see the return of sun, everything starts to thin out. sunday looks okay, but the high retreats and monday and tuesday it turns wet again. rainfall totals today and tonight, the heaviest by far will be south and east. the model is overdone. i don't think wildwood will pick up 3 inches, i expect an inch, inch and a half. lehigh valley, quarter inch of rain. philadelphia half inch of rain. today gray and gloomy, morning rain, chilly and raw, 59. leftover showers, winds out of the west/northwest at 5 to 15 miles per hour. rain this morning and cloud cover by afternoon with a leftover shower. 58 by 3:00 p.m. 57 by 5:00 p.m. overnight tonight partly cloudy and chilly, 40 degrees outlying
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suburbs, 46 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, turns miserable again, monday and tuesday, today not too good, 59. tomorrow, brighter, sunshine mixed with high clouds, 63. monday and tuesday, cloudy and breezy both days and chilly with some rain from time to time. wednesday everything clears out, 74. thursday and friday, hello, that looks nice, 83 thursday, 87 for friday. if everything pans out saturday could touch 90-degree for the first time this year. so it's dull and gloomy to start, it turnings better. >> people don't like you today -- >> reporter: they will love me next weekend. >> don't forget you can get the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast at any time of the day at a group of community leaders from the chesapeake, delaware and hudson water shed will be spending their weekend out on the water. they spend a 31-mile kayaking
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journey along the delaware river. they are hoping to celebrate the success of the clean water act. it coincide with the marchs for science that are happening nationwide today in honor of earth day. >> a pleasant good morning to
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you, 6:51 a.m., 5 degrees, i know it's the weekend, doesn't look good outside, gloomy, gray, rainy, i know. meteorologist chris sowers says the sun will return, he'll let you know when in just a bit. a rainy saturday ask a good day to take in -- is a good day to take in a movie. here's david daniel with the previews. >> gorgeous and intelligent. there was a time when i thought we were on the road to getting back together. >> reporter: unforgettable hopes
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audiences will remember to check it out this weekend. analyst expect a 7 million-dollar opening, not great, but the weekend's best debut. >> it gives the audience a view into china we don't see. disney nature puts out a travel log cute annual movie on -- animal movie on earth day. it is expected to open with a 5 million-dollar debut. >> i want to you out of here. >> >> reporter: then there's the promise a big budget epic set during the armenian genocide. analyst also predict a 4 to 5 million-dollar debut. in hollywood i'm david daniel.
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>> welcome back 6:55 a.m., saturday morning, if you're heading to citizens bank park, the phillies taking on the braves, game two, 7:05 p.m. start, damp and a leftover shower early in the first or second inning. the rest of the game will be okay with temperatures in time 50s and light breeze out of the east/northeast. cut off low over the tennessee valley. the jet stream or main steering pattern across the u.s. is up here, west to east. there's an area of low pressure sitting here across the tennessee valley. looks like the jet forgot about
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it. it has nothing to move the low along its way. it sits over north carolina tomorrow. we catch a break and see the return of sunshine and it crawls up the coast monday and tuesday there's the positioning there. periods of rain today, sunshine tomorrow, more rain heads into the region monday and tuesday. gray? >> thank you so much for the update. decorative back slash can add pizzazz to your kitchen, but it could put a dent in your budget, here's a dyi to create one for next to nothing. >> reporter: a tile back splash can run 2 to 5 ho thousand dollars. this entire back splash cost 12 bucks to create. each one of these colors will be individual subway tiles. basically we're going to use our measurements to map out our tiles. we'll tape it off using our thin
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tape which looks like grout. when you're doing a paint technique you have to make sure that it is well sealed otherwise the paint can drip down. make sure it's well-prepped on there. >> do a whole a bunch of of the gray and add random orange, blue and green. pa -- >> i like the way it's coming together. >> reporter: i can't wait to pull the tape off and show you how good it looks. for more budget friendly ideas go to live well >> a scientific foray took place at the franklin institute. the philadelphia science festival got underway a prom for
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adults. they will host experiments and exhibits all in celebration of science. unlike any other prom this featured beer served from a tap shaped like a rubik's cube. looks like they had a whole lot of fun. >> 6:58. coming up on "action news" this morning. a local man is providing an invaluable service to our men and women in the military. we'll show you how he is caring for his furry friends while they serve overseas. cell phone video capturing an intense conversation between passengers and flight attendant those stories and more when "action news" continues in a moment.
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you, 7:00 a.m., saturday, april 22. here's some of the stories we're following for you on "action news." it is a gloomy start to the weekend. look at this, you will want an umbrella as you head out today. but take note, brighter skies will finally prevail. shot while sitting on his front porch. philadelphia police searching for a gunman who opened fire overnight leaving a man hospitalized. put on notice, so-called sanctuary cities such as philadelphia have been told by the white house to comply with immigration laws for lose


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