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we'll tell you why vice president joe biden and dr. jill biden are in philadelphia today. community concerns. school officials and neighbors in wilmington are taking action following the death of a student. hear what the community is now asking for. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. it's 5:00 a.m. let's begin with meteorologist bill henley in the neighborhood weather forecast. bill, it's chilly but i know we'll get a warmup, right? >> we are indeed going to get a beautiful day. temperatures still falling at this hour. south jersey at 41 degrees. a couple spots in the 30s, pennsylvania suburbs at 46 degrees right now. it will be a cool start this morning, even after the sun's up. not warmer at 50 degrees. by 10:00, we're in the 60s, headed for the 70s this afternoon. that's true of philadelphia, too. 49 degrees right çnow. 51 degrees at 6:00 this morning and by 9:00, 62 degrees and climbing. in fact, the high temperatures today will definitely be warmer
than yesterday. saw a high of 70 degrees in philadelphia yesterday. 77 is what i'm forecasting for this afternoon. 70s across the board with one exception. right along the coast. a little bit cooler. 62 degrees later today. there's the seven day at the bottom of the screen. when i come back, a look at tomorrow, election day, which does have some rain in it. katy zachry has your first alert traffic. i have good news. you ended your report with rain in the forecast but fortunately things are dry on the roads right now if you're headed out for an early commute to work or school. things are looking good. throughout the morning, i was showing you drive times in pennsylvania majors. i wanted to focus in on the blue route. typically we don't have problems on the blue route. this is the blue route at ridge pike where i am seeing traffic pick up a little bit. no construction in this area, no accidents to report. everything is looking good on the blue route in that area. if you're driving through conshohocken this morning, beginning today, conshohocken
road is closed between ridge pike and fayette street for the next three months. i'll come up with an alternate for you in the next ten minutes. that goes into effect today. for our new jersey drivers, things are looking good on the majors, 295 if you're headed southbound between route 38 and 168, that drive will take you 12 minutes and the 42 freeway headed northbound between route 55 and the walt whitman bridge, that's a solid five it will take you. >> katy, thanks. today, four of the five presidential candidates will be in our area, just a day ahead of the pennsylvania and delaware primes are. >> they'll be making a push to sway voters. nbc 10's matt delucia is live outside penrose diner this morning in south philadelphia. that's where john kasich will be making a stop today. they couldn't have found a better place that's more iconic in south philly than penrose. >> absolutely, vai and tracy. people come here all the time, especially here in south
philadelphia and later on today at 10:00 this morning, governor john kasich, republican candidate, he will be here as well, shaking hands and talking with the people who are here at this diner. but he's been making quite a bit of news within the past 12 hours. he announced that he and ted cruz are teaming up in a matter of ways to try and take donald trump. kasich said his campaign's goal was to have an open republican convention. his chief strategist said they will shift resources out west but give ted cruz a clear path to winning indiana. that's a winner take all state. the hope there is to keep trump under the 1,237 total delegates needed to clinch the nomination. ted cruz's campaign meantime says they will let kasich fight for oregon and new mexico. his campaign manager said he hopes the allies of both campaigns will follow their lead. donald trump, he reacted to this, he's the republican front-runner, went on twitter and said this, wow, just announced that lyin'head as he
calls him will collude to keep me from getting the republican nomination. desperation, exclamation point. this place here will be getting quite a bit after tension. donald trump by the way, he has an event scheduled later on today at 4:00 at west chester university. there's a student group there that is planning to protest that visit, saying that donald trump is free to speak his mind but not at our campus. quite a bit of attention throughout our area as we are now just a little over 24 hours until the polls open in pennsylvania, delaware and three other states. live in south philadelphia this morning, i'm matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thanks to are that, matt. 5:04. tonight the democratic candidates for president will be in philadelphia on the eve of the pennsylvania primary. >> msnbc will host back-to-back town halls with bernie sanders and hillary clinton.
host chris hayes will moderate the sanders town hall. that's tonight at 8:00. rachel maddow will handle the clinton town hall tonight at 9:00. we have a new presidential poll to share with you. >> it shows bernie sanders has an uphill bat toll win tomorrow's democratic primary in pennsylvania. the new nbc news/"wall street journal"/marist poll shows hillary clinton holding a double digit lead, 55% to 44%. on the republican side, donald trump has an even more commanding lead in pennsylvania, polling at 45% among likely gop voters compared to 27% for ted cruz and 24% for john kasich. you can count on nbc 10 for the most comprehensive decision 2016 coverage. right now on the nbc 10 app, read about why one of the most popular and wealthiest conservative political donors could be siding with hillary clinton in this election. today vice president joe biden and his wife, dr. jill biden will visit philadelphia to push for more affordable
education. the bidens will speak at the community college of philadelphia this afternoon. they'll be discussing the obama administration's efforts to lower college tuition and other costs. the goal is to ensure more americans get the education and skills needed for pathway to the middle class. now from our delaware bur u bureau -- >> town hall will be held tonight in wilmington to talk about the death of a 16-year-old girl involved in a fight inside a high school bathroom. amy joyner francis died after the fight at the howard high school of technology on thursday. her friends tell us she was a peacemaker who always stepped in to stop fights. the town hall tonight at stubbs elementary will allow the community to talk about what happened and how to prevent the future incidents. the governor, attorney general, mayor and other officials are expected to speak. and a family is out of their home this morning after a fire. crews were called to hartville street in philadelphia's kensington neighborhood around
10:30 last night. an nbc 10 viewer sent us this video of the scene. an adult and child were inside the home when the fire started. the red cross is helping them out this morning. no one there was hurt. investigators are calling a fire in frankford neighborhood suspicious this morning. a cat was killed and three other animals rescued when the housmç went up in flames. this fire started at the leap other leaper street yesterday afternoon. it rekendyled last night but is now out. the flyers season is now over, the capitals eliminating them from the playoffs yesterday. >> i was there. good game. bummer, though. the players say the experience is something to build on. >> we were positive we'd take it to game seven. unfortunate unfortunately, we didn't. >> we did everything we had. it's obviously frustrating. >> i'm proud of every single guy in this dressing room. we pushed it to the limit and busted our butt all year long.
>> flyers fans sayre needflyers players. >> fans said they are proud of what they saw in the team this year. >> tough game but they had a chance. it was fun to watch. >> they're only going to get better. we fought hard, played well. we're all happy here today for the most part. >> many fans agreed, this playoff experience was a taste of things to come for the flyers. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> typical spring morning. neighborhoods right now are on the cool side, in the 40s. that is normal for this time of year, 49 degrees right now in philadelphia. also 49 in the lehigh valley. just a little cooler for the pennsylvania suburbs. south jersey has dropped down in the 40s for delaware, 48 degrees. there are cooler spots. glasgow is down to 41. marsh marshallton down to 43 degrees.
wilmington just shy of 50 degrees at this hour. south of rehoboth beach is at 50 degrees, lewis, 45. that's our starting point. the numbers may come down a little bit more but we have a day that will be turning warmer, in the upper 70s. running 5 to 7 degrees warmer than yesterday. but for tomorrow, election day, there's a chance we'll see some showers and thunderstorms. part of a large system that's coming in from the west. at 8:00 in the morning, just to the west and northwest, a chance of some showers. the best chance of those showers coming in will come in later in the day tomorrow, so there's plenty of time to get to the polls when it will be dry and warm, too. you may have noticed the warmup scrolling at the bottom of the screen. that's the seven-day forecast, showing the temperatures even warmer tomorrow. we are dry, no sign of clouds this morning. that's why it's so nice and cool to start with. the wet weather is way to the north. look at minnesota, into north dakota. that will be coming our way for tomorrow. at times, not all day. 77 degrees this afternoon for
philadelphia. forecast tomorrow, 82 with that chance of showers and thunderstorms. late in the day after some early morning showers as well. the pennsylvania suburbs, 76 degrees, beautiful dry day today. you'll need your sunglasses, bright sunshine will warm the lehigh valley up to 74 degrees. chance of showers and thunderstorms later tomorrow. wednesday will be drying out. 64 degrees. the south, south jersey, no sign of the showers today. but later tomorrow afternoon, the showers and thunderstorms roll in, 81 degreesç tomorrow afternoon at the shore, nice warmup there, too. those late-day showers for the shore, 76 degrees and delaware, 80 degrees, the high temperature tomorrow. today we'll reach into the 70s. won't need the umbrella today for any of our locations. that's a different story later tomorrow. that's today. there's the seven-day. when i come back, your ten-day outlook. tracy, vai? >> all right, bill, 5:10 this monday morning. yesterday i get this text message and it's a picture of
you in flyers gear with your friends and family. i go, what the heck? >> no invite, is that what you're saying? >> how about love this way. >> that was a last-minute decision. >> that's what they all say. >> right. >> let's check in with katy. >> i wasn't invited either, vai. don't feel bad about it. >> next year when we make the playoffs we'll all go. >> okay, all right. deal. you heard it here. right? 422, there is construction that will affect you if you're headed eastbound between trooper and route 202, the right lane is being taken out because of construction. if you take a look at your drive times on other parts of 422, things are looking good. average speeds in the low to mid-60s. you can't beat that. as bill said, it's a really dry day today. rain is moving in tomorrow. so dry plus no accidents equals a good commute this morning. for conshohocken road travelers, it is closed beginning today for the next three months until late
july. that closure is affecting things from ridge pike to fayette street. i'll have an alternate for you when i see you in the next ten minutes. taking a look at 76, 95 and the blue route, everything free and clear, no issues to report. all green lights around. back to you guys. >> excellent, katy, thanks. 12 minutes past 5:00. shutting down traffic and damaging cars. we'll show you where a hail storm sent drivers fleeing for safety and why officials issued a tornado watch. a mother's
plea. a boat that belongs to two missing teens in florida has been founded after it was lost for months. we'll tell you what one of the victim's mothers is asking for from state officials.
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where right now it is 45 degrees. the nfl draft is now just three days away. >> eagles fans are anticipating their selection of the quarterback of the future in this draft. the rams have the first pick. they'll be the ones who will decide whether they get cal's jared goff or carson wentz. wentz was asked if he knows where he's going. >> i'll know when everybody else knows, honestly. >> really? >> my agent has been filling me in on stuff and we really don't know. i'll know as soon as everybody else knows. i'll be excited as heck when i
finally hear my name. >> he'll get a phone call. >> does he really not know. >> he'll know. >> he might not know right now. >> exactly. >> he'll know before we know. >> exactly how it will happen. eagles draft day thursday night at 7:00. we'll have analysis from football hall of famers. the mother of one of the florida teens who van ished at sea wants authorities to reexamine an iphone recovered from a boat. a cargo ship found the boat. the pair disappeared last july after setting sail from jupiter inlet. so far, no response from the stephanos family. today, protests over north carolina and bathroom law areç expected to clog that state's
capital. rallies and sit-ins are scheduled outside the state capitol building in raleigh as lawmakers return to work. new law requires transgender people to use bathrooms in line with the gender on their birth certificate. leaders from the naacp are expected to offer lawmakers their version of the bill the group says should have been passed. people protest the bathroom law rallied in charlotte, north carolina yesterday. charlotte's mayor joined religious leaders calling for repeal of the law they say limits the rights of the lgbt community. >> we hope our leegislature wil show some sense for a change and rescind hb2, hate bill 2. that's what it is. >> they claim it offers modesty and safety. hundreds marched one year after freddie gray died in police custody.
organizers said the goal of the march was to show solidarity with gray's family. gray's death sparked violent protests in baltimore you'll remember. the marchers said their event carried a message of change. >> because of the uprising, things we've tried to sweep under the rug are on full display and will have to be addressed. >> the marchers also held a moment of silence and spoke about the importance of voting in maryland's primary election, which is tomorrow. 5:18. beginning of the workweek, people getting on the road and heading out. >> back to work monday. let's check with katy zachry, see what 95 looks like. how does it look? >> 95 has been good all morning, as has 76. 476, everything looking good. 95, around academy road, this is
up in the northeast part of the city, academy road, things are looking good. if you're headed from wood haven to the vine street expressway on 95 southbound, that drive will take you 12 minutes. northbound the drive time is about the same amount of time. if you want to access 95 northbound from girard avenue, that on ramp to the highway is closed. there are plenty of detour signs around. that's part of a larger construction project going on. just be aware of that. moving into new jersey, 295 if you're headed southbound between route 38 and 168, that's a 12-minute drive. and the 42 freeway is only about five minutes if you're headed northbound between route 55 and the walt whitman bridge. the bridges, free and clear of any issues. when i see you in a few minutes, we'll take a look at mass transit. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 19 minutes after 5:00. temperatures are coming down,
clear skies. completely dry as katy has mentioned. this is route 30 running through ardmore this morning. a nice cooldown. temperatures are going to be dropping a little bit more before we get a warmerç day today. you can see it on the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. that's one seven day for each part of our area. sunshine and a quick warmup. at this hour, temperatures are still cooling. south jersey, 41 degrees. delaware and philadelphia in the upper 40s. the pennsylvania suburbs, 46 degrees right now. cooling down to 43 in sansbury. bertramville, low 50s. ft. washington, 40 this morning. 42 degrees in new hope. a cool start but a quick warmup with bright sunshine today. you will not need your umbrella today. sunglasses, that's a different story. 77 degrees for south philadelphia and somerton. in the suburbs, 76 for lansdale and neshaminy.
up to 76 degrees. bethlehem and easton, well into the 70s this afternoon. a nice warmup all around. south jersey into the 70s. you'll see clouds later in the day in hamilton township and haddonfield. while at the jersey shore, bright sunshine and it will warm up. but only into the 60s. a range of temperatures from 62 degrees in atlantic city to 68 in wildwood and delaware with a southwesterly breeze, 76 this afternoon for wilmington and dover. bright sunshine today. sunglasses today, watch this. we have rain coming in and the first of it is likely to come our way first thing tomorrow morning. this evening, we'll be completely dry. in fact, to the west, those showers don't look like much of anything. watch as they move into the area. that's early tomorrow morning at 3:00. you may hear rumbles of thunder at that hour tomorrow morning. then as the day goes on, we'll get nice breaks of sunshine. that will allow for a big warmup into the 80s in the afternoon. but then during the afternoon, some scattered showers are possible and the late in the
afternoon, we could see showers and thunderstorms roll through the area, which means we have wet weather. and the first of it, 11:30 tonight, rain moving in with just a bit of rain, possibly up to a third of an inch in philadelphia. that's early in the morning. that's by 2:30 in the morning tomorrow morning. then we get a big break from the rain during the day, late in the afternoon, showers and possibly some thunderstorms. we could see half an inch of rain in philadelphia and possibly more in some of the pennsylvania suburbs, closer to an inch in doylestown. that's tomorrow. it's part of the ten-day outlook. sunshine today, 77 degrees. showers and possibly some thunderstorms early in the morning and then again late in the day for tomorrow. then a break on wednesday. more rain for thursday and friday and into next week. the chance rain will stay with us. later on saturday and later on sunday. the broad street run will likely stay dry, monday, tuesday and wednesday, possibility of more showers. that's going to keep our
temperatures into the 60s well into next week. seven-day at the bottom of the screen, at least once per half hour, the ten-day outlook. vai? thank you, bill. large hail fell on parts of kansas this weekend, shutting down traffic on one interstate, damaging cars in one town about two hours west of topeka. drivers took cover beneath an ç overpass just to avoid that falling ice. wind and rain battered the area and a brief tornado watch was in effect. it is 23 minutes past 5:00 a.m. 48 degrees right now. one man is shot and killed just seconds after talking with a political candidate. hear what philadelphia police are saying about the shooting and how it could be connected to another deadly shooting in the area. plus, remembering prince. see how the musical icon is still being honored following his death and how his music is now back at the top of the charts. do you think
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5:26. this morning we're learning just how prince's sudden death has prompted renewed interest in hiç music. cnbc's landon dowdy is here with this morning's business news. tell us more about it, landon. >> good morning. sales of prince's music have skyrocketed since the artest's death on thursday. nielsen music says there were 2.3 million song sales in the past three days, including 1 million just on thursday and sales were led by "purple rain"
and with the when doves cry." over on wall street, futures are lower this morning. the dow coming off a positive week holding above the 18,000 level. while the nasdaq ended lower due to disappointing earnings from microsoft. look for reports on housing and consumer confidence. a two-day meeting from the fed and earnings from apple and exxonmobil. the dow rising 21 points to 18,000 even. >> landon dowdy with cnbc. landon, thanks. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 5:27 and chilly this morning. the temperatures are still falling. these are the philadelphia temperatures, 43 degrees right now in chestnut hill. and nice and clear. we'll see lots of sunshine over the city. that's a live view from the adventure aquarium. your neighborhood forecast just ahead. katy zachry is watching first alert traffic. good morning, katy. >> i am, bill.
good morning. i have my eyes on the roads this morning, 76, the schuylkill expressway, traffic is moving swiftly in both directions along montgomery drive. much of the overnight construction in pennsylvania has lifted by this time. there is still some residual construction in new jersey. we'll look at if there are any delays on the roads there. hillary clinton will be in philadelphia today but she's already getting a big boost from lawmakers in pennsylvania. we'll tell you about one of her campaign platforms as she says will help cities like philly. plus, shot to death during sunday service. hear what's happening today following the deadly church shooting in montgomery county. gloverwhen i visitedi
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