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you know what we've got in you're seeing it here tonight. we have the people. >> there's only one person did well tonight, donald trump, i will tell you. >> it is true. trump did do very well, taking three out of the four contests on the republican side last night. car fires in colwyn spread to a warehouse keeping firefighters busy all night long. firefighters just left the scene a few hours ago after making sure all hot spots are out. dig out the shorts and t-shirts. some people are waking up to temperatures already in the 50s and it is only going to go up today. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm lauren mayk. >> i'm vai sikahema. let's get right to nbc 10 first alert meteorologist sheena parveen. all the more incredible because we still have a week and a half left of winter. >> i know. so you never know we're still in the winter if the calendar didn't tell you.
record warmth in the forecast, mid to upper 70s this afternoon. take a look at this beautiful sunrise by the comcast center in philadelphia. sun is about to come up. look at the clear skies out there. we have a lot of sunshine in the forecast this afternoon. and it's only going to help temperatures get warmer. so our wind flow still going to be in from the southwest. still pulling up this warm air mass. in philadelphia, 44 degrees. parts of the area, though, are in the 50s. dover, 50 degrees right now. 36 in allentown. cooler there, 39 in pottstown. 40 in millville. 46 atlantic city. but all these numbers are going to be rising here very soon. once that sun does come up we'll look at a big warmup in the forecast. as we go through the morning, there you see by 8:30 in the morning, around 50 degrees, quickly rising to the low 70s, just in time for lunch. maybe sit outside and have lunch today. it's even going to stay warm as we go through this evening. coming up, i'll show you the record temperatures for the area today and tomorrow. and our next chance of rain just
in time for the weekend. that's straight ahead. let's get a check on the roadways this morning with jessica boyington. >> we're watching center city on the vine street expressway. this is 8th street. westbound lanes in this direction. you can see more traffic headed towards the schuylkill expressway right now. no real problems with the drive times, though i did just check in. in between the schuylkill expressway and 95 east or westbound, that drive time is under a five-minute trip. no delays or problems there. you can see that clearly reflected here on our camera. in allentown, watch out for construction, south 8th street closed by junior street and lehigh street. route 1 to valley forge, a 22-minute trip. we will see stadium traffic later because there is a 76ers game versus the houston rockets later, 7:00 p.m. watch for extra volume around the stadium area that at time. lauren? >> thanks, jessica.
15 cars and a warehouse went up in flames last night in colwyn, delaware county. skyforce 10 was flying over this smoky fire after 11:00 last night. firefighters have just left the scene. they've been there all night trying to make sure all of those hot spots were out. nbc 10's katy zachry is live for us in colwyn. there were a number of issues that came up for those firefighters and people living nearby. tell us what those issues were. >> there were a bunch of things, first, firefighters had a water supply issue and then there were hazmat concerns from the material inside this warehouse. then on top of those two issues there were several explosions that shook the ground here. what started this large-scale fire in colwyn borough last night is under investigation as we speak. a few fire investigators remain on the scene this morning. the last of the fire trucks left not long ago. we're told this fire started with a car fire that spread to
15 cars in this lot. then the nearby warehouse caught on fire. this property is an auto body facility on ellis street. amazingly when you look at this video, no one got hurt, not the firefighters involved, nearly 150 of them i should tell you, and not the people nearby. >> we had a water supply issue. this is the south end of colwyn, meaning we only have a couple hydrants close. we had to re-evaluate the scene real quick and have the ladder trucks position themselves in a position where they could hit the building from the top. >> reporter: they were able to solve that problem but not long ago i told you about the hazmat concern. coming up in the next half hour, we'll share with you information we got from the fire chief this morning about that hazmat scare. that's coming up at 6:30, reporting live in colwyn borough, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. 6:04 and new from overnight,
a fire in lower marion, montgomery county sends two people to the hospital. we're hearing this fire started around midnight in the bedroom of a home on rainham road. no word on the cause or the condition of the people who were hurt. and a high-speed car crash leaves one man dead in north philadelphia. police say the driver lost control near 2nd and cecil b. moore, hitting three light poles, a tree and two different buildings before that car burst into flames. the fire burned the driver beyond recognition. investigators are looking into whether the car may have been stolen. a violent day in philadelphia leaves six people dead in a matter of hours. the murders happened in six different neighborhoods across the city. skyforce 10 was over one of those kill innings north philadelphia. police say someone shot two men along north van pelt street. one of them died. the other is listed in critical condition. and in point breeze, police say a man who crashed his motorcycle had been shot. officers fond the victim lying
next to his bike near 23rd and morris at about 8:00 last night. this morning, investigators are trying to figure out if the man died as a result of the crash or the shooting. so far, police have not made any arrests in any of these murders. a man police arrested in a deadly stabbing spree in west philadelphia will face murder charges. police say the suspect attacked three men at different locations along baltimore avenue. the last victim died after he was stabbed in the chest. nbc 10's george spencer spoke to a witness and police, both puzzled by the violence. >> the guy who stabbed him walked up behind him and swing him around and stabbed him and walked off. >> just like that? >> just like that. >> they are clearly unprovoked attacks at this point. we're not sure what the motivation is. >> police arrested the suspect nearby. they say he still had the knife. the two surviving victims drove together to the hospital for treatment. 6:06 and decision 2016.
donald trump keeps rolling for the republicans and on the democratic side, big wins for both hillary clinton and bernie sanders. front-runner hillary clinton won the mississippi primary. and the most delegates overall but bernie sanders scored an upset in michigan. and in the republican contest, donald trump won primaries in misch begun and mississippi and the gop caucus in hawaii. ted cruz came out on top in the idaho primary. trump told supporters in florida last night, he's the survivor of a stiff competition. >> we started off with 17, we're down to 4. of the 4, they're pretty much all gone. okay? pretty much. they didn't do so well tonight, folks. i'm not going to say anybody didn't do well. they didn't do well. >> trump claims he's attracting more independent and democratic crossover voters than just about any republican candidate ever. in the democratic race, front-runner hillary clinton lost to bernie sanders in the state of michigan but she beat
him in big in mississippi and won the delegate count for the day. senator sanders said his upset win will give his campaign a boost. >> i just want to take this opportunity to thank the people of michigan who kind of repudiated the polls that had us 20, 25 points down a few days ago, who repudiated the pundits who said bernie sanders was not going anywhere. >> analysts say voters in michigan responded to sanders' campaign argument that blamed trade policies backed by hillary clinton for lost jobs. here's how the delegate count stands for the democrats this morning. hillary clinton still leads bernie sanders by about two-to-one after last night's split result. and the republican race, donald trump expand his lead on ted cruz to more than 100 delegates. marco rubio and john kasich trail the field. if you have the nbc 10 app, you are the first to know about all the election results as they came in. download the nbc 10 now to make sure you're getting up to the
minute information throughout the presidential race. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist sheena parveen. >> well, the sun is about to come up and then we will see temperatures quickly warm to record levels as we go into today. this is a live look at cape may, by the way. beautiful sunrise and the record warmth is under way for most of the area. we're looking at temperatures near 80 degrees. some spots possibly today and especially as we go into tomorrow, so both days looking at record highs. we go into the weekend, we have a chance for showers, not a washout but at least one weekend day we'll see showers move in. philadelphia right now, clear skies, 44 degrees. it is a mild start to the morning. again, and through most of the area we're looking at the 40s, 36 in allentown, 41 in wilmington, 45 in glassboro. in dover, 50 degrees, 46 now in atlantic city.
40 in millville. by the afternoon, we will be in the 70s again. if you liked yesterday, you'll love today. high pressure still to our south. we still have that same southwest wind, that warm air is still moving in. that will stay the case over the next two days. we are nice and dry. we will stay dry as we go through the afternoon. today's high temperature as most of these will be record highs. sunny skies, too. really feeling more like spring. some of you may think it feels more like sumner the afternoon, relatively speaking. these numbers you see here are about 25 to maybe 30 degrees above normal for this time of the year. that will stay the case even tomorrow. 76 for the high in allentown and quakertown, 76 norristown, 78 dover. so yes, we are unseasonably warm. now as we go into thursday, we're looking at another record warmth day. we go into the weekend, temperatures mid-60s, best rain
chance looks like sunday. >> thank you, sheena. 6:11 this wednesday morning. light enough to see there's police activity on the schuylkill and girard, i believe. >> jessica boyington watching that for us. what are you finding out there. >> that's exactly right. police activity due to an earlier accident scene on the schuylkill eastbound around girard avenue. right now it might not look like much. it mostly has cleared out of the way. it is over into the right-hand shoulder. you still can see the flashing lights from the police officer here and some crew on this scene. most of the vehicles push out of the way. we are starting to see a big backup on the schuylkill expressway eastbound because a few moments ago there were lanes blocked there. also watching montgomery county for an accident scene in norristown. neighbors get a flyer on their door step telling them their water could con ten a hidden danger. >> yes, there was a message buried in the fine print,
though. we'll tell you what it said and why it has neighbors raising the red flag. >> everybody is asking for more. >> pop music in schools. the new music course that's striking a cord with students. you're waking up to much warmer weather out there. look at the temperatures at bottom of your screen. you may not think 40s and 50s sound warm but wait as that sun comes up. we'll be right back.
i bet you like that. like you just heard from the student they endo the feel like they're in class. they feel like they're having fun. >> this is happening in philadelphia. it's turning to a new way of getting instruments and equipment they need in music class by thinking outside of the box and teaching that way as well. matt delucia is here to tell us about. some schools are singing a new tune, something called modern band. >> you are flutes, saxophones. >> chellos. >> now, guitars and drums. which begs the question, who is paying for it? >> on cue and on key, class begins at the franklin learning center. tle the three rs are reading and
rocking out. >> that's how we pass our culture on from one generation to another. >> music teacher michelle frank came to the high school in north philadelphia two years ago. >> i had one guitar for every three students. >> with interest waning there was an idea to go from something classical to something with a little more soul. >> for a lot of students they want to play the music they know and love. >> it's called modern band. it means the kids learn and play today. it's called little kids rock. ♪ in that time, giving instruments to more than 500,000 students in 31 cities. >> anytime i watch modern banned in action be i get excited that students are passionate about education. >> reporter: the money comes from donations. >> without them, would you have been able to afford this kind of equipment? >> no. no. c
categorically, no. >> now the philadelphia school district is planning to get the same program started in 24 high schools, about half in the city, over the next four years. pretty neat stuff. >> did they get you in on it at all? >> i tried but then they said get off those drums, get out. >> this is great at a time of budget cuts, music programs are eliminated all together. >> kids feel fortunate where they have a program to expand their music abilities where so many others can't. >> good report, matt. time now to check on traffic, see what's happening out there. >> nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington joining us for that. >> we'll see delays on the schuylkill expressway due to this accident scene hen me. right here it might not look like that much of a big deal because most of the accident scene is cleared out of the way.
that's towards the center city area. you can see not a huge delay or at least a lot of volume or backup behind that scene. you can see what our drive times are look on the schuylkill expressway right now, eastbound approaching that scene from the blue route to the vine, a 33-minute trip. give yourself extra time if you're headed toward center city this morning. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist sheena parveen. >> well, some beautiful sunrises across the area because we have nice clear skies. here's the first one in cape may. just gorgeous out there. plenty of sun. temperatures will really jump up once this sun gets up higher. record warmth today and temperatures will be rising to around 70 degrees by lunch time today. as we good through, especially tomorrow afternoon, temperatures will be near 80 degrees. big warmup in the forecast just like yesterday. and weekend showers, that's also going to be in the forecast. it will hold off with all this
warm air in place. we're not going to see the rain chance until the weekend. here's another look at a beautiful sunrise across center city. liberty one and two at the bottom of your screen. this is looking, again, at some very clear skies through philadelphia. what we'll expect today, though, temperatures at record levels. 78 degrees for the philadelphia area. yesterday we got to 75. tomorrow we cowl be around 80. this is 25 to 30 degrees above normal for this time of the year. this is unseasonably warm. by friday we start to drop back into the 60s. well above normal. the normal high is 50 degrees, believe it or not this time of the year. we're at the low 40s in the poconos, 36 in allentown. 44 degrees if you're about to walk outside in philadelphia. 45 in glassboro, 46 atlantic city, 41 in wilmington. maybe a light jacket this morning. you won't want it this afternoon. we are nice and dry. we have the warm air mass in
from the south. that will stay the case today through tomorrow. record high temperatures. you notice rain in the corner of your screen here. that's all part of a cold front. that will move thursday night into early friday morning. can't rule out a shower early friday. other than that we'll stay dry most of the day friday. 60 degrees temperatures turn back in with the wind turning in from the north. we'll see a bit of a difference by the end of the week. it will be above normal for this time of year. today, record high temperatures. sunny, nice and dry. at least the warmer air comes along with sunshine. into the weekend, that will be different. more clouds by friday, mid-60s saturday and sunday. best rain chance looks like send. we spring forward one hour this weekend, too. >> temperatures have dropped a few degrees to 45. sheena promises it will climb into the i h
into the high 70s. you could soon be shelling out more at the grocery store but not for food. >> hear why you might pay for plastic bags. plus, an officer shocked. why he climbed on top of a train and what he found. 40 in west chester, 46 in atlantic city, 41 in wilmington. this is a live look from ocean city, new jersey where folks will probably be packing the place later today to enjoy that warmer weather. we'll be right back.
to leave out water samples for testing. the company sells water purification equipment. the mayor says the flyers sparked needless panic. >> seniors looking at that, kind of get scared. >> it's very misleading. you know, because, again, upon first look it doesn't look like it's any one company. it looks like it's being done on behalf of the water company. >> we reached out to professional water services for a comment. we're still waiting to hear back. good morning, everyone. it's jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we're watching the schuylkill expressway right now. some good news right here. we have an accident scene around girard avenue on the eastbound side. that's cleared out of the way. you can see where the delays remain, a 41-minute trip. that's early to have this in the red. 19 miles per hour eastbound from the blue route to the vine street expressway. let's get a check on today's forecast with meteorologist sheena parveen. >> good morning, jessica.
beautiful sunrise in cape may. sunny skies, record warmth today and tomorrow. coming up i'll show you how warm it will be and we'll take a look at that seven-day forecast with the next rain chance. that's straight ahead. i'm katy zachry live in colwyn borough. behind me more than a dozen cars on this property go up in flames. the fire then spreads to this nearby warehouse. and that started a slew of problems for firefighters responding and people living in the area. i'll explain. he was the man behind one of the most famous music acts of all time. coming up, a look back at the life of the man known as the fifth beatle.
night's primaries and caucuses. coming up, a live talk back with nbc's peter alexander in florida this morning. up in flames. an explosion followed by a fire chars 15 cars an a warehouse in colwyn. and we're talking record temperatures. look at this picture of city hall this morning from locust and broad. absolutely gorgeous wednesday morning, near 80 degrees and tomorrow. brings a smile to our faces. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm lauren mayk. we get these warm temperatures, we're not going to want to give them back. let's get to meteorologist sheena parveen with your first alert forecast. >> good morning, guys. we expect to be 25 to 30 degrees above normal this afternoon. that is unseasonably warm, obviously. it's going to feel more maybe like summer to some of you today. a live look at cape may, beautiful sunrise. the one thing we notice, we
don't have clouds in the sky. sunny and warm by this afternoon. this morning, it's mild outside. 44 degrees philadelphia, 41 wilmington. 48 in kennett square, 42 northeast philly. if you're about to head out we're coming in at 36 in allentown and quakertown. 42 in reading. for south jersey and delaware temperatures mainly in the 40s. 48 for woodbine, 50 degrees in dover. we will quickly be warming as we go through the next few hours here. especially closer to lunch time. i think you'll like this forecast, especially if you liked yesterday. by 8:00 this morning, 51 degrees. 10:00 a.m., 60. by noon already at 70 degrees. we will be hit something record high temperatures. not just today but also tomorrow. we'll take a look at that forecast, plus our next rain chance coming up. we're watching an accident scene in montgomery county in
norristown on airy street and east penn street. that might be tieing some things up with police activity as well. here's the blue route germantown pike, on ramp, no problems in either direction. route 30 out in new jersey, right around 295. no problems in terms of delays but you'll see we're battling sun glare as the sun comes up. for mass transit, septa's thorndale train 516 is running about ten minutes behind. check before you go. vai and lauren. >> thank you, jessie. investigators are trying to figure out what started this fire in colwyn, delaware county. 15 cars and a warehouse burned late last night. firefighters say an explosion was heard before the flames started up. we're also getting calls here at the station about that explosion. >> nbc 10's katy zachry is live now in colwyn with how people stayed safe through all of this. it's pretty amazing, katy.
>> it is amazing. a lot was going on here at this fire scene. here's a better look behind me now that the sun is up. firefighters tell me cars inside and out of this auto body warehouse caught on fire around 11:00. the fire was so big, about 150 firefighters came out to help put it out. this is a look at the fire from skyforce 10. our ground crews were not allowed to get close during the height of it for safety reasons. people who live around this property were worry for their safety because of the overwhelming fumes and firefighters were, too. >> hazmat was called because of the -- there was a cloud in the area an they were unknown what was burning actually inside the building. hazmat did declare everything was safe. >> now, in addition to the hazmat concerns, you just heard the fire chief convey there were several small explosions that took place from when the warehouse caught on fire and the
cars in and around it. fortunately no ones with hurt. police are investigating the cause of this fire, including if anything unusual happened in the minutes before on this property, right before the fire broke out. reporting live in colwyn, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. all right. thanks, katy. we just saw darby's fire chief in katy zachry's report. the darby department has been covering colwyn's territory because colwyn has been out of service for months. colwyn paid its fire company's liability insurance but not workers' compensation. that's why they are not fighting fires right now. three former colwyn fire company officials face charges for misusing funds. see the full report on nbc10.com. a father, a friend an a new jersey state trooper. this morning, many people across our region are mourning the loss of trooper sean cullen killed in the line of duty. he was responding to the scene
of an accident on i-295 in west deptford monday night when he was hit by a passing car. paramedics air lifted cullen to cooper medical center. he died from head injuries. he was 31 years old, a two-year member of the force. his former comrades say they're shaken by the loss of their friend. >> the biggest thing about him, not only was he outgoing and personable, he truly worked hard and knew what his goals were. >> it's hard because the guy had a family. >> trooper cullen leaves behind his fiance, a baby boy and another child on the way. state police say the driver who hit cullen stopped immediately and cooperated with investigators and no charges have been filed. sean cullen is the third new jersey state trooper to be killed in a crash within the last year. eli mccarson died while responding to a call in salem county in december. he was driving in heavy rain when he lost control of his patrol car and hit a utility
pole. trooper anthony raspa died last may. republican donald trump wracked up three more victories and bernie sanders on the democratic side, he pulled off one upset. now the focus moves to next week's primary contest including florida. >> nbc news national correspondent peter alexander is live for us in west palm beach this morning. >> after last night, how much closer is donald trump to getting the republican nomination and what are the paths forward for the other folks? >> lauren, all good questions this morning. to put it mildly, donald trump had another good night. in real terms it was a light victory. he only padded his lead by about ten. that means he still has a ways to go to get to the nomination an a lot will hinge on what happens here in the state of
florida and ohio among other states, voting in what are called winner take all primaries. it was another dramatic victory for donald trump with wins in michigan, mississippi and hawaii. all of them victories that he celebrated in double digits. trump who has been viewed as one of the most polarizing politicians in the country right now made his best effort to try to bring the republican party together. it was certainly a stinging defeat for anti-trump forces who have become increasingly well funded. they failed in their first test to try to blunt his trajectory toward the nomination. marco rubio, zero delegates last night. he's the one who suffered the worst night of all. ted cruz and kasich, kasich with a sec place, perhaps a third place finish, tieing with cruz in michigan. both men intend to stay in the race. the longer they stay in it, the more divided the field reman which is ultimately serves donald trump. vai and lauren?
>> nbc's peter alexander live in west palm beach this morning. >> thanks, peter. fun to watch. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist sheena parveen. >> well, a mild start to your day this morning. so kind of similar to yesterday. if you did not need the jacket yesterday morning you're not going to need it this morning through most of area. here's a live look at cape may. beautiful sunrise, clear skies an by the afternoon, we have record high temperatures in the forecast. for a good portion of area, temperatures will be near 80 degrees as we go through the next couple of days. and the rain is going to hold off until we get to the weekend. we have weekend showers moving in. right now in allentown, 36 degrees, 39 in pottstown. maybe a light jacket in those areas. mid-40s, philadelphia and glassboro. 50 degrees in dover, 46 atlantic city airport. look what will happen today as we go through the late morning hours, 10:00 a.m., 60 degrees. by lunch time, 70 degrees. we'll be topping out in just
about the mid to upper 70s as we go through this afternoon with plenty of sunshine in the forecast. record high temperatures today. philadelphia forecast, 78 degrees, record high 73. and as we go through most of the area, mid to upper 70s which should be really beating those previous record high temperatures. so today and tomorrow, unseasonably warm, about 25 to 30 degrees above normal for this time of the year. right now we're nice and dry across the area. we'll stay that way as we go through the afternoon. high pressure keeps us dry and we'll be seeing that warm air in place. we will be continuing with the unseason ble warm temperatures. 76 to 79 degrees this afternoon. i'll show you what tomorrow's temperatures look like as well as that next rain chance. that's all coming up. >> thank you, sheena. 20 minutes before 7:00. about that time when volume starts to crank up a little bit. >> folks need to think about going to work today or maybe playing hooky and hanging out outside, right, jessica?
>> that's right. you'll have to time to roll your windows down and go sloer slwer the schuylkill. an accident scene on the eastbound side of girard avenue, we are still slow headed eastbound toward the center city area. we're dropping back down into the yellow right now. speeds are slow. eastbound from the blue route to the vine, average speeds are 25 miles per hour. that trip is going to take you about 30 minutes. that's doubling from what it normally is. watch on 9 afor construction. the off ramp from 95 southbound to aramingo avenue and 95 northbound to girard avenue are still closed for that ongoing construction. you can see the southbound drive time on 95. starting to climb up there from woodhaven road to the vine. 25 minutes. average speeds into the 30s. if you're out in montgomery county, there's an accident on airy street and east penn street in morristown. we usually don't consider the job of a reporter to be a
dangerous one but, boy, after i saw this next video. >> it's amazing. a close call a reporter had in california yesterday. that's coming up at 6:55. plus, ask yourself this question, what would you do if you found $15,000 in your neighborhood? a man who found that money tells us exactly what he was thinking before he went to the state police. you're making up to much warmer weather. take a look at the temperatures, bottom of your screen. if you're heading to the italian market, passing gino's, very nice out there in south philly.
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catholic priests in the altoona, pennsylvania area. the lawmakers are expected to call on county prosecutors across the state to follow every lead that can yield evidence in similar cases. people who live in delaware could soon have to pay for the single use plastic bags you get at the grocery store. lawmakers will consider a bill that charges a 5 cent fee for every plastic bag. the law would apply to stores with at least 7,000 square feet or stores with three or more lockes. stores would use the proceeds to provide customers with reusable bags. the bill is intended to clean up the environment. montgomery county has its first confirmed case of zika virus. the health department says a 55-year-old woman tested positive for the virus after returning from a trip. there are six confirmed cases of zika virus in pennsylvania and there are also two confirmed cases in new jersey and one in delaware. michael pitcher is expected
to be okay after suffering an electrical shock while trying to catch a suspect. the suspect threw a package of heroin on top of a septa train and ran off. corporal pitcher got zapped while getting that package. police arrested the man. just last year pitcher was hurt on the job when a car thief backed into him. police in delaware county are praising a septa worker who found a bag filled with money and turned it over to authorities. >> that bag had more than $15,000 in it. upper darby police laid out the money for all to see. bob tracey found the bag in the middle of a state road in upper darby. he believes turning it in was the right thing to do, he says. >> we deal with dirt bags day in and day out. we lock people up every day. for stealing and robbing and pillaging. here's a gentleman who comes in and finds 15 grand and turns it right over. i mean, how much more can you say about that other than thank
you? >> i'd want someone to do that for me, you know. that's why i did that. as fast as i could. >> police still do not know where the money came from. what would you do? this reminds philadelphians of a man named joey coil who found over $1 million and he kept it. >> that's a big bagging with a million dollars. >> even if it's all in hundreds. that's a lot of bags. >> 15,000, that's nothing. >> they even made a movie about joey coil's life "money for nothing" is what it was called. >> there you go. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist sheena parveen. >> if you really liked yesterday, you're really going to like today and tomorrow. this morning, we're waking up to beautiful conditions. here's a live look out, cape may, sunny skies, record warmth in the forecast this afternoon. temperatures near 80 degrees
over today and tomorrow. we do have showers in the forecast, not until the weekend. the timing, though, when you see weekend showers not very good. it's not going to be across your entire weekend. 42 bensalem. meft of the airy, especially in south jersey and delaware are already in the low to mid-40s. 50 in dover. mild this morning. you might need a light jacket. this afternoon are you i don't not going to need it at all. today, 25 to 30 degrees above normal, even tomorrow, record highs expected both today and tomorrow. 78 today. 80 tomorrow. we go into friday. we'll be back down to 68 degrees. still well above normal for this time of year. average highs actually 50 degrees believe it or not. technically we are still in winter but our weather pattern feels more like spring or summer as we go into the afternoon. high pressure to our south keeps us dry. the wind flow around it pulls up the warm air. record warmth in the forecast
with the southwest wind. you notice rain showers to the north and west. that's going to be our next cold front moving through. cannot rule out a small shower thursday night into friday morning. it would mostly be on the lighter side. we can't rule out an early friday shower. the wind turns in from the north. temperatures will be dropping down. record highs today and tomorrow by friday and into the weekend, 60 degree temperatures do return. today, though, temperatures in the 70s. we're looking at 77 doylestown, norristown, chester, philadelphia 78, closer to the shore, mid-to-low 70s. 78 for the high in dover. we'll take a look at that seven-day forecast coming up. it is ten minutes before 7:00. boy, even though 60s, they don't sound too bad, do they? >> sounds great, especially because it's still winter. let's check in with jessica boyington and see what 202 looks like this morning. >> we are seeing a few spots where we're dealing with sun glare. possibly a little bit of a hazard when driving and heading out the door.
here's 202. a big patch of sun glare in this direction and slow going even approaching that scene right here around this area. so southbound on 202 from the schuylkill to route 29. no increase in the drive time. we're still at a seven-minute trip. a slow go approaching that sun glare. also sun glare in cherry hill, new jersey on route 70. traffic moving the same around king's highway. either direction. and approaching that scene, just use caution if you come around sharp curves. route 422, starting to see slowdowns on the eastbound side towards the schuylkill expressway. we're used to that. only doubling our trip right now. 35 miles per hour is your average speed in 14 points from 29 to the schuylkill. lauren? >> thanks so much, jessica. coming up, a check of the day's headlines and the stories you need to know as you head out the door. here's a live picture from colwyn, delaware county. a warehouse and more than a dozen cars charred after the fire last night.
it's what people heard just before the fire that has firefighters wondering what happened. and you're waking up to much warmer weather. just look at those temperatures at the bottom of your screen. here's a live picture from center city. look at city hall from broad street. we'll get into the upper 70s today. plan to enjoy it. we'll be right back. katie: the u.s. has added 14 million new jobs since the great recession - a good start. but too many families see the special interests gaining the upper hand in washington, while paychecks don't go far enough. if you work hard, your paycheck should show it; you earned social security - it should be there when you retire. and you shouldn't have to go broke to afford college. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message because it's your turn.
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a warehouse went up in flames last night. katy? >> people here in colwyn borough are waking up this morning after harrowing hours overnight. those in live along ellis street and near this auto body warehouse were worried about the air they were bothing because of this large fire that broke out around 11:00. more than a dozen cars first caught fire, then the nearby warehouse, then several explosions during this where the ground shook. at one point firefighters had an issue getting enough water from the nearby hydrants. it took several hours and nearly 150 firefighters to put it out. no one was injured. the cause is under investigation. decision 2016, four more presidential contests are now in the books. >> voters made sure they sent a message and a surprise. >> there's only one person did well tonight, donald trump. >> we have the people! >> democrat bernie sanders with
the upset beating hillary clinton in michigan. clinton won mississippi to pad her delegate lead. so did donald trump who won three of four republican contests. happening today, the pennsylvania supreme court will take on the state's gun laws. the justices will review a law designed to make it easier for gun owners and organizations like the nra to challenge gun control measures. and today, the body of former first lady nancy reagan will lie in repose at the ronald reagan library in california. the public can make visits today and tomorrow ahead of friday's private funeral. nancy reagan was 94 years old. the man known to many in the music world has the fifth beatle has die. the group's producer, george martin passed away at the age of 90. he supervised most of the band's recordings. his management company says he died peacefully. a reporter in california is nearly hit by a car while he was live on the air. >> it's incredible. you'll probably seeing this on
facebook today. but we have it for you right now. take a look. >> oh, boy. that's alex savage. he was covering a train derailment near san francisco yesterday morning. we told you about that. and a car crashed and headed right toward him and his photographer. the photographer yelled get out of the way. savidge jumped away just in time. that car hit a light stand. both men are okay. wow. speaking of traffic, jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. watching 59 around girard avenue where we're looking at drive times right in here. 26 minutes southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. see a little bit of a slowdown there. an accident in montgomery county and norristown on airy street and east penn street. the schuylkill expressway of course slow. east and westbound, an earlier accident around girard avenue that we haven't quite recovered from.
27 minutes eastbound into center city from the blue route to the vine. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> and here's a beautiful look at the ocean city boardwalk, just gorgeous out there. clear skies and you can expect this all day long. plenty of sunshine, 78 degrees for the high. tomorrow, 80. these are record high temperatures. friday, can't rule out an early morning shower. back in the 60s this week, mid-60s, rain chance for sunday. we spring forward one hour going into sunday morning where technically we're still in winter. we are 25 to 30 degrees above normal today and tomorrow. but enjoy it. enjoy it. it's going to be so nice. wow. >> just look behind us. it is absolutely gorgeous today. i've got to put up with a lot of hairspray in the studio this morning. >> you can go outside and enjoy it. >> exactly right. always get up to the minute information on the nbc 10 app, breaking news, weather and traffic. have a great day, everyone.
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