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out. that's a live somewhat sunny view from the lowe's hotel in center city. we'll see more and more sunshine. temperatures are about at the coolest point. 57 in coatsville and wrightstown. 65 in philadelphia and 60 degrees in trenton. at the shore 50s and 60s. north wildwood at 61 degrees. it is 54 in woodbine. ocean city 61. see 60s right a long the coast for the atlantic city marina 61. northfield is 61 degrees. cooler in mullica township. sunshine at the shore. warmer than saturday and sunday. 72 at lunchtime. the wind will be kicking in. that will keep temperatures in the low 70s later this afternoon. hour by hour future weather will go neighborhood by neighborhood. let's check in with jessica boyington to see how traffic is
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shaping up. >> hey, bill. we are watching out for an accident that popped up moments ago out at point pleasant beach route 35 north and southbound blocking off roadways at 635. we have alternates and watching that for you to come as we head out the door at atlantic city expressway. no problems north or southbound around 73. a good thing if you have to head down the shore later. mass transit, free and clear. new from overnight, philadelphia police are looking for a killer after a deadly shooting in mantua. police found a man shot in the head at 41ao ot survive. also new from overnight, investigators in camden say someone shot a man in the upper body. no word on the age or condition of the victim and police have not made any arrests. a fire montgomery county that started in a car quickly spread to a garage and now the
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cleanup is underway. a viewer sent us the picture from the scene on norris town. investigators are trying to find the cause. a campfire in northampton county started a wild fire on blue mountain. a group of campers did not properly put out their campfire on saturday and it scorched a couple of acres. the fire is now contained. four firefighters suffered minor injuries. the flames did not damage any houses or buildings. 6:02 at 54 degrees. a case of road rage apparently turned violent in delaware. >> wilmington police looked at the driver that they say ran over another driver after a dispute. here's what we're finding out. there was some sort of incident on route 13 in wilmington early yesterday morning. one driver started following the other until they reached i-95 in newark. the two stopped to confront each other and that's when one of them ran over the other person. the victim was not seriously hurt. investigators tell us that the suspect was driving a dark
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colored dodge dart with a maryland license plate. in central texas at least one person has died in record-setting rainfall over the past few days. one river rose 30 feet in just three hours. about 400 homes have washed away. the storm system killed 3 people in oklahoma including this man, a firefighter, captain jason farley. he died while trying to help neighbors evacuate from their homes. fast-moving water swept farley into a storm drain and he drowned. >> that's very nice to see. we hope that everybody knows that our first priority is for the community. >> more than 1400 homes have been destroyed in texas and oklahoma. in all, 11 people are missing after the storm hit that area. today we honor the men and women who paid the ultimate price serving our country. a presidential proclamation
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designates 11:00 a.m. as a time of unified prayer and then 3:00 this afternoon as a national moment of remembrance. citizens are also asked to fly their flags at home at half staff. in our area the united veterans council of monroe township in middlesex county is holding its memorial day parade at 11:00 this morning. it will begin at main street and it will end at veterans memorial park. a dedication to our active military, veterans and fallen heroes will follow with a wreath laying ceremony. and a lot of people will celebrate their freedom in this nation by heading to places like the jersey shore. a live look from our cape may camera. as always the shore will be packed later today with beach goers and boardwalkers on memorial day. "nbc 10's" matt delucia live for us in ocean city. matt, a lot of people are do you know the shore for the holiday. for others this is no vacation right? >> reporter: that's right, chris. a lot of work going on out here. we have some of the workers picking up some of the trash, cleaning up after all the crowds were out here last night. we are seeing more people out
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here on the boardwalk though. some people getting out their early run or some of the folks out here on the bikes. people are enjoying this lovely weather. of course i have been changing my shirt two to three times throughout the morning. now i have the polo shirt on because it's getting nicer as the morning goes. stores and restaurants that had closed up for the winter they're starting to reopen. the next three months, they are all important. for some it's their only income. friday their expectations were reasonably high. we did see big crowds. a lot of people outside on the boardwalk and beaches. the ocean still a little too cold for swimming at this point, but some brave souls were out there finally getting the season started after that bitter cold winter. workers hearsay they have waited a while for this weekend. some of the crowds were out here even before friday. more so though this weekend. >> puts you in the mood. we close down for the winter and
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we're tired of sitting on our butts and we want to make people happy and serve good food. >> reporter: and just down the boardwalk here there was a fire about a week ago. we saw them starting to make repairs. the neighboring businesses are thankful that fire did not spread and ruin everything out here. another thing, a few stores we found are still hiring workers. a job for a teen who just got out of school and has time on their hands. we see the sunrising out there to the east. beautiful morning in ocean city on the boardwalk. beautiful morning for a walk or whatever you need to do. a lot of stores aren't open yet. they're counting on this weekend and the rest of the summer to make the big bucks. live on the boardwalk, matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." we'll send it over to bill henley with more on this beautiful forecast. >> fantastic so far this weekend. today is going to be another beauty. we do have some clouds right now. see scattered clouds near the "nbc 10" studios. the temperatures are warmer this morning. we are 11 degrees warmer in
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philadelphia. 65 degrees. just the light breeze so far. the winds will be picking up. so will the temperatures. 61 in horsham. wilmington, 62 degrees. 50s for quaker town and allen allentown allentown. millville is at 55 degrees. also warming into the 80s where you'll find 70s where the temperatures are in the 60s this morning right along the coast line. 61 in cape may and along the shore for avalon too. we're watching the radar screen. won't see any showers today, but over the next few days the chance of showers and thunderstorms will be inching closer to our area. so today stand by for pretty quick warmups. scattered clouds this morning to start with. more and more sunshine for the pocono mountains, alan town and quaker town. well into the 80s for doylestown trenton and mount holly with winds gusting this afternoon to 20 miles an hour. 80 degrees for rehoboth.
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stays in the 70s for cape may and atlantic city. dover and the gusty wind will be blowing the temperatures into the 80s helping with the warmup. 87 for drexel hill. philadelphia will be 86 degrees along with swedesboro. things change over the next seven days. seven day forecast when i come back in ten. it was perfect weather yesterday evening for a march at sunset to honor the men and women who died serving this country. the sunset parade happened last night at the coast guard training center in cape may. more than 250 recruits took part. at 6 oompts:08 on this monday folks may be getting up and heading out to work or heading out for the memorial day plans. >> some of you may be rushing out to grab some last-minute barbecue materials. jessica boyington has you covered. >> most of our majors are quiet. we are watching an accident
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scene out in point pleasant beach on route 35 northbound and southbound. police activity on the scene there around 635. so you can use some caution and give yourself a little extra time when traveling by point pleasant beach. schuylkill expressway no problems headed eastbound or westbound. you can see the drive times still 12 13 minutes. heading into center city vine street expressway no problems there. drive times free and in the clear. no problems 95 southbound if you're headed from woodhaven road towards the vine. i'm getting word of an accident scene on the northeast extension. as you heard jessica mention, a sinkhole is causing problems for drivers in camden county. just ahead we'll give you more details, exactly what it is where you need to get around it and this. and i'm katy zachry life in the bridesburg section of philadelphia where we are a few hours away from the city's largest memorial day parade. already at this hour flags are lining the route.
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police barriers are up and volunteers are cleaning the streets. i'll have more around 6:30. before we go to break, here's a quick look at the events happening in our area on this memorial day.
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emergency workers montgomery county are crediting a carbon monoxide detector for saving the
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lives. 16 people became sick. a neighboring house had a detector that alerted residents to the danger. a gas powered generator in the home caused a leak. the football coach at rutgers university says he's waiting on more information before taking any action after the arrest of one of his players. quarterback darian dailey is charged with armed robbery in florida. he used a gun to rob someone riding a bike in sarasota. rutgers players have been home on break since final exams. they are scheduled to return to campus tomorrow. 6:14. police in camden county are investigating a possible abduction. they tell us they found the victim but they're still trying to figure out what happened. yesterday officers got a call about a man being forced into the trunk of a car at third and kaighn street. the victim was found several hours later but police haven't said where or if the man was harmed. they released a picture of a
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silver acura believed to be involved. you see it on the screen with the license plate r86-xkzx. anyone who recognizes that car should call camden police. they're speaking out against what they call a massive burden of state testing in schools. jim scanlon wrote a letter to families in westchester area. in it he criticizes the amount of testing required in pennsylvania schools. he says it's having a negative effect on students. in that letter it says in part learning should be challenging but also enjoyable and exciting. teaching should be dynamic and creative. we are missing so much of that because of these tests. we have posted this entire letter on our website, if you'd like to read more. we also have a warning for drivers in camden county. a bridge is closed because of a sinkhole. here's what's happening. this is the haddon avenue bridge in berlin. >> it's closed in both
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directions because emergency crews are making some repairs out there. it's not clear exactly how long this is going to take, chris, but as you know we're going o keep an eye on it. >> keeping an eye on any problems that could pop up on this memorial day monday morning. "nbc 10's" first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> starting to see a few things pop up despite the volume. point pleasant beach hon torque an accident scene on the north and southbound side around 635. a car fire accident scene out in quaker town. pa turnpike on the southbound side approaching lands dale. car fire is blocking out the right-hand lane. squeeze on by to the left-hand side. police activity on the scene as well. summer point, great egg toll plaza. no problem in either direction. cars moving through nicely. definitely a good thing. check on area bridges coming up in a second. as you can see, no problems or delays for mass transit. now your "nbc 10" first
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alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> clouds overnight are thinning out and we're going to see a nice sunny day today. there's a live view from the lowe's hotel in center city. doesn't that look nice. sunshine will be bright. the temperatures warmer than yesterday. we saw 82 degrees yesterday afternoon. you can see the glow of sunlight and some of the buildings in center city as the clouds thin out. we will wind up with lots of sunshine and we will wind up with temperatures climbing probably a good 20 21 22 degrees this afternoon over where we are right now. more clouds in the north in the pocono mountains. view from shawne inn. no showers in the mountains. in the next couple of days that will be changing along with the wind. you'll feel that change today. it's calm from the pocono mountains through allentown, millville and philly. wrapping up through the morning hours and into the afternoon. steady wind at 2:00. 16 miles an hour with some stronger gusts. steady winds at the shore will
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be a little bit stronger. atlantic city, 21-mile-an-hour winds. the winds also help to warm our temperatures. southerly breeze. push the clouds out. see more and more sunshine today. a quick warmup. goes even hotter tomorrow ahead of showers and thunderstorms. i'm not expecting them tomorrow. those storms are on the move and come looks like into wednesday, we'll see showers and possibly thunderstorms. moving into western kentucky and tennessee right now. today the temperatures will be moving up. future weather showing at 1:00 wednesday afternoon it will be at 86 degrees and look at the showers possible for allentown and reading. that shower threat will be around for most of the rest of the week. so enjoy mostly sunny and breezy conditions today with temperatures in the 80s. humidity stays low. 84 to 87 this afternoon. southwesterly winds will be 10 to 20 miles an hour but there will be some higher gusts.
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the seven day forecast humidity you'll feel it tomorrow. look at that 90 degrees after a morning low of 65. lots of sunshine for tuesday but then the chance of those showers and thunderstorms will come in wednesday afternoon. another hot and humid day up to 90 degrees. 87 plenty of humidity on thursday. possibility of showers and thunderstorms on thursday friday, and this weekend, too. a hot one saturday. up to near 90 degrees in the afternoon. turning cooler. still warm for this time of year but the chance of showers. the shore birds are back. a crisis caused by superstorm sandy is now a success story in new jersey. we'll explain. the war may be over but some philadelphia world war ii vets are fighting a new battle. it's all about money, time and a new memorial. if you have an opening in your holiday plans today, you're looking for something to do there are plenty of celebrations
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to honor our heroes. here's a look at some of them.
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at 6:23 we are approaching a beautiful sunrise over philadelphia as we take a live look at the center city skyline from our camera across the river. it's 64 degrees in philadelphia right now. we will warm into the upper 80s in the city and around 87 the high for philadelphia today. meteorologist bill henley says a little cooler down the shore. you're looking at mid 70s there. nice weather all around on this memorial day monday. here's something else to keep in mind as you're walking along the shore. a program to restore bay and ocean beaches that were wrecked by super storm sandy has actually saved tens of thousands of birds, shore birds. scientists fear the birds might
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die out after the storms wiped out feeding grounds. volunteers worked with the government to restore the bird's habitat particularly along the bay. the red nutt birds has held steady and even increased slightly since super120r78 sandy. the secretary of the navy made the announcement yesterday that this will be the third navy vessel named "u.s.s. new jersey." senator bob menendez pushed for the sub to be named after the garden state. >> i suggested to him that it would be great to finally once again, particularly in the sub submarine class recognize new jersey. the new "u.s.s. new jersey" will be completed and commissioned in about six years. and good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we're starting things off right this memorial day on the garden state parkway just north of the
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cape may toll plaza. everything is moving along fine in both directions. headed to or from the shore, no problems there. we are watching an accident scene as well out in limerick that popped up on west ridge pike and north township road. we're also monitoring a car fire on the northeast extension. i'll tell you where that is coming up in a few minutes. bill. jessica, we're looking for sunshine and still seeing a few clouds from the comcast center in center city. clouds thinning out. the temperatures climbing and the wind kicking in today. more so than it did yesterday. right now we're looking at 65 degrees in philadelphia. 62 in wilmington. 62 in cape may harbor. 61 also in ocean city. woodbine is 55. at the marina in atlantic city, 61 degrees. summers point at 60 right now. this was not a good weekend
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for a lot of people in texas and oklahoma. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> record rainfall at least three deaths and hundreds of homes being destroyed in what is being called a catastrophic and historic storm. >> reporter: i'm katy zachry live in the bridesburg section of philadelphia. we are a few hours away from the city's largest memorial day parade. even at this early hour people are already staking a good spot along the parade route. i'll have more in just a few minutes. >> reporter: i'm matt delucia live in ocean city. just for a moment stop what you're doing and think back three, four months ago. cold snowy, now take a look. beautiful morning out here on the boardwalk. coming up after the break, a look ahead to the summer season at the jersey shore.
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new jersey's pension system is a mess but don't blame teachers and other school employees. over 20 years, teachers have paid more than 10 billion dollars into their pensions, but new jersey politicians have paid just three underfunding teacher pensions by billions. unless the state makes its pension payments the entire fund could disappear in twelve years- threatening over 200 thousand teachers with poverty in retirement. school employees have done their part. now, politicians need to do theirs. it's only fair.
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this is "nbc 10 news." on this memorial day, it's a time to reflect and honor the men and women who died serving our country. we are just a few hours away from the local ceremonies and parade that pay tribute to our fallen heroes. and today, of course is the unofficial start to the season. we're live down to the shore where the beaches will be packed, cash registers ringing and weather driving that sunny and warm. good morning, i'm chris cato. >> i'm rosemary connor. some early risers. >> people like to get the blood pumping and have fun. >> that's right. >> if you're one of them let's get things started off right with meteorologist bill henley. off to a warm start this morning. >> beautiful start. temperatures warmer than they were yesterday morning in part because of some clouds that came in overnight. we're starting to see the clouds break. see some sunshine on this view from center city. the temperatures now reading 65
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in philadelphia. 60s for trenton and wilmington. 62 degrees while it's a little bit cooler in interior new jersey. millville at 57 degrees. cape may is 61. we will see more and more sunshine this memorial day. 8:00 this morning, 68 degrees. look at the 10 degree jump. by 11:00 this morning in part because of southwesterly winds. 11-mile-an-hour winds will be increasing as we go into the afternoon. 17 miles an hour at 2:00 today. a warm one. we'll go through it neighborhood by neighborhood with the forecast when i come back in 10. right now let's check in and see how the holiday traffic is looking. jessica boyington in the first alert traffic center. jessica? >> bill, we have good news out in quaker town. first, we had an accident car fire on the pa turnpike on the northeast extension. on the southbound side approaching lands dale. that was taking out part of the right-hand shoulder and lane that's cleared out of the way. good news there. montgomery county in limerick we're dealing with a vehicle
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accident on west ridge pike and north township line road. watch out for that. sun glare on i-95 around cottman avenue. not a lot of volume in the southbound lanes. definitely a good thing. use extra caution with sun glare. 13 minutes southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. update on the accident in point pleasant beach. roadway is open but we have a downed poll in the scene as well blocking the right hand lane and shoulder right around broadway. rosemary. >> thanks, jessica. later today president obama will place a wreath at the tom of the unknown. they will host an observance at the memorial amphitheater. since the civil war more than 1 million american service members have lost their lives and many others have died in the line of duty. for a lot of folks it's a tradition to spend the holiday down the shore. of course, to honor our service members and take some time off,
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a lot of people off from work today. that's where "nbc 10's" matt delucia is live this morning. he joins us from the boardwalk in ocean city. >> the weather makes or breaks this weekend. this may be the best memorial day weekend weather wise we've seen in a while, right? >> reporter: definitely in recent memory, chris and rosemary. beautiful one out here. that's all anyone can hope for. take a look at ocean city boardwalk. folks on bikes and pushing strollers around getting out for the morning jog. it is just perfect out here. the whole weekend has been nice. a lot of people on the boardwalk and beaches on the new jersey shore. this is the unofficial start to the summer season. the official start for making money as long as the sky stays clear. >> the weather has a big part in it you know? the weather forecasters, if they say it's going to be rainy and cold that keeps people away. we don't want to hear that. we want to their that it's going
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to be nice. >> reporter: and a lot of events today up and down the coast to commemorate this memorial day and those who sacrificed everything for us so that we can enjoy this kind of thing, the nice weather that we're experiencing out here and the boardwalk and all the businesses out here that are going to depend on folks who came out this weekend. the people who work out here depend on the good weather saying that every weekend if it can be like this it should be a banner year for the jersey shore. they're also hoping for a very big winfall this summer season. a lot of businesses not open yet but they will be shortly. folks coming back out here. a little too cold for the ocean at this point. give it time. live on the boardwalk in ocean city, matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." matt people have other activities planned maybe like a parade. it's just a few hours away. flags are already up along the parade route. barriers are out. volunteers are busy cleaning the streets.
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"nbc 10's" katy zachry is live with a preview of what's to come there. >> reporter: hi, chris. standing along orthodox street which is one of the major routes of the parade that starts this morning. some homes and businesses along the route are proudly displaying the american flag and just below people at this early hour have already staked out a good seat for this parade. >> we come down and watch it with my grandkids. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: the bridesburg memorial day parade attracts thousands of people every year including many families like carmen dorsos. they'll be lining the parade route and watch more perform in the area's largest memorial day parade. people tell me it's the perfect way to sell will helewill he -- celebrate the holiday. >> this is about fun but it brings the community together, too. bridesburg.
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it's the oldest parade going. >> reporter: and leading up to this morning's parade i talked to the parade organizers who tell me he's worked throughout the year in preparation for it. they've been fundraising over the last few months. the parade begins at 10:00 this morning at the base of the betsy ross bridge. reporting live in bridesburg katy zachry, "nbc 10 news." 6:36. a former prisoner of war is speaking at a ceremony to rededicate the philadelphia vietnam veterans memorial at penn's landing. that's undergone a lot of repairs. u.s. citizenship and immigration services is holding a naturalization ceremony for 50 new set sense today. that's happening at 10:00 on "battleship new jersey" on the camden waterfront and they'll hold a wreath ceremony in honor of memorial day.
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in one case police are looking for the shooter who pulled the trigger in a deadly shooting. one man was shot several times in the nice town section of the city. they rushed him to the hospital but he died a short time later. philadelphia police looking for the person who shot a man in the leg inside of an apartment in the park wood neighborhood. this happened late last night on woodhaven road. detectives tell us the man should be okay. no word on a motive. 6:37. 64 degrees. widespread flooding has plagued central texas over the weekend. right now eight people including two children are missing in the flood waters. at least one person is confirmed dead. the waters washed away about 400 homes, swept them right off their foundation. listen as one rescue victim explains just how powerful the waters are. >> very very traumatic. we were fighting the current and we thought we were tough but we were no match for that.
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>> lucky for him someone rescued him. the region is suffering through a drought. it was suffering through a drought until these storms hit. heavy rain and flooding destroyed hundreds of homes in san marcos texas. officials are calling this the largest flood in that region's history. they say it will take a week to estimate how much damage was done here. hundreds of people have to stay in shelters overnight. national guard helicopters have been pulling stranded people off the roofs of their homes this morning. we have new video in here this morning. this is new from kansas where crews are assessing the damage after a tornado touched down. this is what it looked like in johnson city last night. the twister hit a home and brought down power lines. no reports of any injuries though. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. the sun is up and we're going to see a lot of it today and wind up with a warmer day than yesterday. the good news is at 6:38 starting off in the 60s.
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the humidity will go lower. sunlight on the pyramid club in center city. sunshine bright and warm into the 80s for doylestown. 65 in philadelphia and millville lots of sunshine and middle 70s for cape may. go inland you'll find 80s. watching the radar screen over the next couple of days. the chance for showers will be increasing in our area. this morning it is dry and will stay dry during the day today. we'll see more and more sunshine. neighborhood by neighborhood forecast, look at the warmup. 87 for allentown and reading. pocono mountains stay in the 70s this afternoon. pretty gusty wind will help with the warmup for doylestown trenton and mount holly. you'll feel it along the coast line, too. 80 degrees in rehoboth while cape may stays in the 70s. inland all 80s. 84 for wilmington and westchester. drexel hill is up to 87 degrees.
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86 in swedesboro. hotter weather and more humid. the timing got it with the seven day when i come back in 10. 20 minutes of 7. time to get another check on the roads. >> check in now with jessica boyington who's keeping an eye on all the traffic cameras. what are you seeing jessica? >> guys starting to see a few accidents pop up. a lot of majors clear. we're monitoring an accident scene on west ridge pike and north township road montgomery county. we're losing a right hand lane and shoulder due to an accident and now downed polls blocking off parts of the roadways at point pleasant beach. if you're headed to the shore you have to take route 73 or get on the ac expressway, you can see no problems in either direction. no real volume and sun starting to peek up. sun glare in the area as well.
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if you have to head on mass transit, no delay sz for amtrak new jersey trans sit or septa. back to you guys. a car with something suspicious inside caused a scare at the memorial day concert. we'll tell you who was arrested. also in washington there's growing debate over how best to stop isis. some say we need troops on the ground. the defense secretary says the problem is the iraqis.
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on this memorial day, a world war ii veteran is leading the effort to build a memorial along philadelphia's historic mile honoring the 19,000 americans who died in the battle of the bulge. sam wojiscuik is getting some push back since that section is devoted to the revolutionary war, not world war ii. it needs federal approval plus $100,000 to fund construction and maintenance. >> we should remember the sacrifices that these guys put up. their first baptism of fire of going into battle. >> "nbc 10" reached out to congressman bob brady to find out if he would support such a memorial as he has supported various veteran projects in the past. his office says the congressman is interested in learning more
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about the proposal. this morning there is growing debate over the u.s. strategy in taking on isis which some believe is not working. lawmakers like senator john mccain and democrats say the recent airstrikes have not been effective. according to senator mccain, the u.s. needs boots on the ground. defense secretary ash carter disagrees. he says the problem is iraqi people do not want to fight. new video this morning shows the destruction from recent fighting involving isis at an oil refinery in iraq. according to reports shiite muslims freed 200 iraqis on frias they tried to keep control of the refinery. the fighting erupted in massive fire. officials say it will take years to repair the facility. 6:46. new information on a security scare near the capitol building in washington d.c. police now say they found nothing hazardous after searching what they called a suspicious vehicle. yesterday evening the officers knew that the car parked on the national mall was unattended
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had a pressure cooker inside. pressure cookers can be used to make homemade bombs. there was also police say an odor of gasoline around the car. they called in a bomb squad, searched the car. nothing hazardous was found. they destroyed the pressure cooker. they charged the man with a suspended license. today a judge will hold rare holiday arraignments. brello was not charged with the death of two black people who were unarmed. the court is usually closed on memorial day but not today. it's uj clear how many people will be arraigned. this morning people are remembering the nobel prize winner who inspired "a beautiful mind." he died in a car crash along with his wife. princeton university professor john nash and his wife alicia were killed on the new jersey
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turnpike. they were in a taxi coming home from the newark airport when the driver lost control. nash, who struggled with kits so he from enyeah spent much -- who struggled with schizophrenia died this weekend. his colleagues wanted to get to know him. >> shocked. i wanted to have lunch with him once. i felt like i missed an opportunity. i should have talked to him more. >> princeton university says the school is in the process of putting together a formal tribute to john nash which should be announced in the next few days. it is 6:48 now. time to go to new york for a look at what's coming up on the "today" show. >> to are that we check in with willie geist and tamron hall. good morning. >> good morning. coming up on "today" on memorial day, live with the latest on the devastating flooding in parts of the south. today's major concern, that more storms are now on the way. also ahead, a troubling update to an nbc news investigation on missing and
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stolen airport security badges. are officials doing enough to track them back down? those stories guys plus we're going for a ride with the very first woman to fly with the famed blue angels. all of that and a lot more when we see you here on "today." rosemary, chris, hope you have some good memorial day plans. >> a lot of barbe cuing in the works. >> sunds about right. >> sounds good. >> enjoy it. see ya. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 6:49 and temperatures in the 60s right now. look at this sunshine. broken through the clouds. it came in overnight to help keep temperatures warmer. this is the view here at the "nbc 10" studios. memorial day parades all over the place. we've been talking about bridesburg. the biggest in the region. 68 degrees at 8:00. by 11:00 this morning. 80 degrees with south southwesterly winds at 10 miles an hour. the flag will be blowing the
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wind even more so this afternoon. sunshine scattered clouds and perfect weather. the clouds will be thicker there. they will be clearing out. live view from lake wallenpaupack. will be in the 70s this afternoon. helping to clear the clouds the wind, which is not strong now, but really increasing as the day goes on. in fact the future wind shows by early this afternoon, 2:00 18-mile-an-hour winds in philadelphia. stronger at the shore. it's going to be in the 70s at the shore. hold on to your hats. clouds are pushing out of here. they will be back though with the next few days. looks like a chance of showers will be increasing as the week progresses. don't think we'll see them tomorrow. these storms are on the move. come wednesday, thursday friday what you see in tennessee and kentucky could be coming our way. keep an eye on the sky as the week goes on. mostly sushy skies today.
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grab your sunglasses. that will only serve to warm temperatures in the middle to upper 80s. turning hot tomorrow and more humid. you'll notice the difference. 90 after a morning low of 65 degrees. back up to 90 on wednesday. this is when we could see some afternoon showers and thunderstorms. more likely for alan town and reading than in philadelphia and delaware and south jersey. the chance of storms for thursday more likely. keep our temperatures in the 80s for thursday and friday. another hot and humid day on saturday. near 90 degrees and then it will turn cooler but there's still a chance of showers and thunderstorms come sunday. all right, bill. 9 minutes before 7:00. maybe you waited nothing this morning to head to the shore. plus a reason to be on the road. >> jessica boyington is keeping an eye on everything. how's it looking, jessica? >> guys, i got word of an
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accident near exit 12. that's on the west-borrow side. not a lot of volume in the area. something to watch out for. we're looking live at our cameras on the garden state park way on the cape may toll plaza. headed to the shore or home no problem. sun glare. not a lot of volume as well. we also have an accident and downed poll out in point pleasant beach on route 35 on the southbound side around broadway. watch out for that. taking up the right-hand shoulder and lane. philadelphia drive times clear. no problems on 95 and headed into the center city area. schuylkill expressway, a 12 minute trip there. if you have room in your memorial day plans, there are plenty of plans to observe the memorial day holiday or spend some time outdoors. in chester county devon horse show and county fair is today. the event started on thursday and it runs through this upcoming weekend. and history buffs are welcome at valley forge
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historical park today as they are every day at valley forge. today there will be a memorial day observance that includes an audio tore and bell concert. a memorial day ceremony at philadelphia's korean war park and may your michael nutter officiating that. a pow speaking at the vietnam war memorial starting at 12:30. at 4:00 this afternoon in d.c. a ceremony and wreath playing at the tom of the unknowns. all good options to remember the service and sacrifice of the fallen service members. one more thing here. if your a still up for it there's still time to head down to the shore. we showed you the roads are wide open for the most part. "nbc 10's" matt delucia spending his memorial day there, matt. >> reporter: chris, it is a great morning. get out the bike and running shoes and enjoy the weather we're having out here. take a look at some of the folks out here early this morning.
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after the break, a look at how people have been spending their weekend here at the jersey shore. >> reporter: i'm katy zachry live at the bridesburg parade. the american flags are flying outside homes and businesses. already people have gotten an early assetseat along the route.
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>> reporter: i'm katy zachry live in bridesburg where philadelphia's largest memorial day parade is just about underway. people are already setting up tents. they've camped out spots along the route and police barriers are up. this parade has been around
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since 1946. hundreds of people will be marching in it later this morning. thousands will line the route. if you're coming out here plan to see fancy brigades high school marching bands and young athletes with their athletic teams. people tell me this is a great way to celebrate the memorial day festivities while honoring the men and women who have died fighting for this country. parade starts at 10:00 at the base of the betsy ross bridge. happy memorial day. katy zachry, live back at you. >> i'm matt delucia. beautiful morning on the boardwalk. beautiful week end out here as well. the shore points and beaches packed with those eager for summer. memorial day weekend is of course, the unofficial start of the summer season. it's a weekend the shop owners are hoping for and they're hoping the weather will hold out and keep people from coming back. a lot of memorial day
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celebrations and commemorations happening. the boardwalk is all decked out red, white, blue. people working, walking, waking up to a gorgeous morning out here. live in ocean city matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." and good morning everyone. jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. i did just get word of an accident scene on egg harbor township on the atlantic city expressway. taking up the right hand lane and right hand shoulder. use caution when traveling by. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather. >> ah sunshine will be nice and bright. the wind will be blowing so the flag on this memorial day will get a workout as the day goes on. those winds are really ramping up as well as the temperature that will be climbing through the 6 os. 68 degrees, sunshine few thin clouds. 2:00 this afternoon with winds out of the southwest at 17 miles an hour we'll be at 84.
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