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70 at the suburbs. 74 in philadelphia. the lehigh valley nice and clear, 70 degrees. temperatures will be building rapidly. by 10:00, 82 degrees in easton. delaware, you're at 71. you'll see clouds building this afternoon. after a lot of sunshine this morning. 81 degrees, that's by 9:00 this morning. we're heading to 90 this afternoon with a chance of late-day storms for philadelphia. the suburbs, that's even a possibility into new jersey and delaware, too. showers and thunderstorms are nowhere near us now. the doppler radar shows we are in the clear. look to the west, you see activity moving through the ohio valley. i'll break it down hour by hour and show you when you're most likely to need the umbrella when i'm back in ten minutes. first, we'll see how traffic is looking. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. thanks. starting from our cameras at haddenfield road, route 70.
picking up the gas main break. traffic detoured around the eastbound side. traffic moving away from camden, away from the philadelphia area. not seeing major dlaelays becau it's super early. around grove and the kings highway area, you'll see problems and detours. you can take 38 to get by or haddon avenue. we're not seeing any major problems or delays, it's only 5:00 in the morning. here's the vine street expressway and cameras at 24th. everything looks really good. this is eastbound toward 95 right here. westbound toward the schuylkill, that's good, as well. we'll end on 95. moving through delaware, north and south looks good. so far, ten-minute trip. this is ongoing construction. the northbound ramp to route 141 northbound is closed. back to you. >> thank you. police in bucks county arrest a man for shooting up a car in a walmart parking lot.
>> officers spent hours looking for the suspect they say was armed and dangerous. katy zachry has more. >> reporter: that suspect, 32-year-old brandon grosso, is accused of having several other confrontations before and after the incident that played out in a very public place. this is the suspect that richland police have in custody. 32-year-old brandon grosso. he's in jail accused of firing a shotgun into a stranger's car in a parking lot. here's the damage it caused -- it blew out a window. there were two people in that car. they say they were pulling away from the walmart shopping center in quakertown after dropping a family member off. >> what makes it scarier is how the angle was pointed. probably make like an inch or two more. it could have hit me. it could have hit my mom, and she didn't even turn.
>> reporter: soon after our 11:00 news aired, richland township police say they found brandon grosso. he was at this holiday inn express hotel in quakertown. overnight, he was arrested and arraigned. he remains in jail this morning. for now, reporting live, katy zachry, nbc10 news. >> get some water and clear your throat. hope you're okay. released on bond. nbc10 was outside court in center city last night just moments after an amtrak engineer, brando bostian, was arraigned on manslaughter charges and released on $81,000 bail. the engineer said nothing as he turned himself in to authorities yesterday. bostian's arrest came two years after his speeding arrest that killed eight and injured 200 others. new from overnight, the driver accused of crashing his car into a crowd of tourists in new york's times square faces murder charges -- attempted murder charges and aggravated vehicular homicide charges. the crash killed a person and injured two 22 others. sources tell nbc news that
richard rojas claimed he heard voices. authorities don't believe it was an act of terrorism. a group is home after witnessing the deadly crash. the students from st. cecilia school were on a trip. brandon hudson spoke with the students and parent chaperones who arrived home to loved ones following a day they'll never forget. >> i seen like there lady screaming, and -- like this lady screaming, and i seen a car. my mom turned us around, and i started running. >> when we looked back, we saw a big pillar of smoke. >> i saw people flying in the air like dolls. i immediately grabbed the children and ran to the store. >> a spokesperson said the group handled the incident perfectly. trump is heading for his
first trip overseas since being in office. at the white house yesterday, president trump called the appointment a special council to take over the investigation. a witch-hunt that divides the country, he said. he responded to the controversy surrounding former national security adviser mike flynn. >> did you at any time urge former fbi director, james comey, in any way, shape, or form to close or back down the investigation into michael flynn? and also as you look back -- >> no, no. next question. >> nbc news reports it was white house chief of staff reince priebus in the oval office wednesday night who urged mr. trump to turn the page and focus on his agenda. yesterday president trump said he's close to naming a new fbi director, former democratic senator joe lieberman is considered the front-runner. the president indicated that he'll announce his pick before leaving on his trip. last week, he fired director james comey. and happening today, philadelphia's mayor will reveal his plan to fight the opioid
epidemic in the city. the mayor will outline recommendation was his opioid task force this morning at city hall. that committee got input from experts and citizens. it focused on four areas of action, prevention and education, treatment, overdose prevention, and involvement in the criminal justice system. happening on the main line, villanova university will hold its 174th commencement ceremony. media mogul and former mayor bloomberg will address the graduates. a veteran will receive an honorary doctorate in the humanities. 5:06. we're getting closer to sunrise. look at the beautiful view. a few scattered clouds, mainly in the clear. completely dry. the humidity is with us, but no wet weather. not yet. that is a possibility for this
afternoon. there's a chance of thunderstorms. 70s for the lehigh valley, the suburbs, delaware is 71. and 74 in south jersey and philadelphia. warm at the shore, too. 74 degrees. some of the suburbs yesterday had dropped down into the 60s. we have a few spots this morning. not as many as yesterday morning. 68 in malvern. 71 in cochranville and low 70s for perk see, elroy, north wales. st. david's, 73. close to 90 this afternoon. another hot and a humid day today. and that heat and humidity could give us some showers and thunderstorms. no snow activity for the shore. look to the west, you see the showers that are moving through the ohio valley. look farther to the west, storms in missouri. so keep an eye on the sky this afternoon. we do expect to see some development as a cold front arrives. we won't get the cold front during the day. we will get another hot one today. 74 now at 7:00.
then we'll be up to 84 degrees at 11:00. and at 3:00 this afternoon, 89 degrees and climbing in philadelphia. the suburbs, starting off in the 70s. low 80s by 11:00. and for the lehigh valley, you see partly cloudy skies this afternoon. 85 degrees at 3:00. it will get close to the 90-degree mark in the lehigh valley. delaware, 70s now. low 80s at 11:00 clouds building this afternoon in delaware. a good chance we'll see them in new jersey, too. 70 at 7:00, low 80s this afternoon. eventually you'll get showers and thunderstorms at the shore, too. i think most will stay north of cape may and atlantic city. i'll look at the hour-by-hour forecast and a look at the weekend when i come back. >> thanks. friday, we'll look at 202 this morning. >> jessica boyington has that.
jessica? >> right. watching route 202. cameras around 29. no minimum wage -- no major problems. a construction sign or something here, abnormal, at least for this time. we don't have anything going on. watch the bottom of the ramp from 29. either way, from 29 to the schuylkill expressway, seven-minute trip. average speeds are way up there. still into the 60s, as well. watch for the stokesbury regatta. it will affect traffic this weekend, as well. that will be closed between fountain green and strawberry mansion drive until 6:00 p.m. saturday. you will have to be detoured. the schuylkill expressway is an alternative. at 70 and haddonfield, picking up a gas main break. you can take route 30 or haddon to get by. back to you. >> thanks. talk about a whirls with wind. check out -- a whirlwind. check out the backdrop for this guy popping the question. find out how the girl got caught
the state senate passed a revised measure on medicinal marijuana. it allows treating for ptsd. an earlier version allowed only psychiatrists to approve those requests. new jersey lawmakers are taking steps to protect students walking to school. it's called antwan's law in honor of 17-year-old antwan timbers jr. who was killed last year when a car hit him as he walked near burlington city high school. antwan's law would allow counties and towns to lower
speed limits near schools. the bill advanced to the full state assembly yesterday. have you ever thought about all the new toys and tools that you're connecting to your home network? >> yeah. matt delucia has a security alert on some of those smart home devices which might cost you your privacy. >> reporter: door looks, cameras, even wi-fi thermostats. these are marketed with claims to make your home smarter. are you also giving up intelligence on your daily habits? >> the reality is most people don't know. >> reporter: matt barnett at btb security is a paid hacker. he says it's a lot easier than you think. >> a lot of times cameras we use to check on our home are used by others. >> reporter: i'm in a closed room with a wireless bear camera. i'm think -- baby camera. i'm thinking everything is secure. except only in a few tries and a
few minutes, i can be seen and heard from pretty much anywhere. using a program matt created in three hours, he's able to blindly figure out the eight-character password used to access the camera. >> 2,333 attempts, we found the right password. once they gain access, they can use it to jump to other devices on your home network. >> reporter: how about unlocking your front door with your voice? if you do that and someone hears you, this could happen. >> ask august to unlock the front door. >> okay. can i have your pin code? >> 1234. >> i asked august to unlock the front door. update the status. >> this will be that easy to get into your neighbor's house. >> reporter: what can you do? change the default passwords that came with your device. read the terms of service, why all of it. and do some homework on the product before you buy. a sgoirchimple google search ca long way.
matt delucia, nbc10 news. today the city of new orleans will take down its fourth and final statue of a confederate hero some believe is divisive. the statue of general robert e. lee was erected in 1884. the mayor is removing it to do away with symbols of white supremacy in the area. the mayor came up with the idea after the 2015 massacre of nine black parishioners by a self-proclaimed racist in south carolin carolina. 5:15 on this friday. you always call it a happy friday. we love fridays. >> we do. nobody more than jessica. >> it's usually a really easy drive, as well. friday one of the lightest days, especially getting into the nicer summer/springtime. we see three-day weekends a lot. both directions look good. headed southbound, no problems. speaking of the schuylkill, we'll check in with the drive times. you can see everything's green eastbound. if you're moving toward center
city, the bigger drive time. no surprise, but either way it's not slow. 13 minutes from the blue route to the vine. speeds into the high 50s. cherry hill township, route 70, closed because of a gas main break. this point and around king's highway you'll see the detour. you can follow the detour posted on the scene. not a lot of traffic in the area. and you can see the westbound side still open. that's the amount of cars that we're seeing heading out the door, at least in this area now. you'll be okay to take it on the eastbound side to take 38 or hadonfield. >> thanks. 17 minutes past 5:00 a.m. today is national bike-to-work day. i hope that people will be allowed to come in casual clothing because it's going to be warm. >> you said shorts, right? the. >> exactly. >> at the bus stop, shorts for sure, right, bill? >> it's going to be another hot one. a really warm start. we'll see a lot of line?
to start with. cape may, blue sky overhead. getting closer to sunrise this morning. the sunshine will warm us back into the low 90s in philadelphia. 1997 now. even warmer than yesterday at this -- 70s now. even warmer than yesterday at this time. delaware, south jersey at 74. in philadelphia, 74, philadelphia international. chestnut hill and dorian, the low 70s and 72 in summerton. look at port richmond, 77 degrees. it's going to be a warm bike ride to work if you're doing that this morning. the bus stop warm, 77 in philadelphia, atlantic city, 74. a quick warmup today. the difference is we're going to see showers and thunderstorms develop. i don't think it will be widespread. you're not going to see it over the entire area. this activity is a possibility for us this afternoon. doesn't look like much through the ohio valley. and you're just going to see it during the early to late afternoon hours. then over the weekend, saturday,
there's a chance we'll get some of this. not going to look like that. it's going to fall apart before it moves in. there's the possibility saturday afternoon. the wind, that's also going to be changing, too. we have a southwesterly wind today. we had it yesterday, had it the day before. that's a warming wind. it also brings in lots of moisture. that's why it's so muggy this morning. that shift's coming tomorrow. we'll see the wind coming in off the ocean. that's going to bring the temperatures way down. they'll come crashing down for tomorrow. most of the day we'll be in the 70s. 60s tomorrow, topping out in the low 70s. today it's going to be another hot one. the humidity, too. keep an eye on the sky for afternoon showers and thunderstorms after 2:00 in our area. and into the late afternoon and early evening hours. sunshine, a few clouds, a slight chance of a shower from the storms that are in the midwest this morning. that's on saturday. sunday, partly sunny, another cool one. 71 after a low of 53 degrees. then clouds build sunday. in fact, if you're out late sunday, you might see rain.
it's on the way through the day on monday. possibly on storm on monday. drying out tuesday, and another chance of showers wednesday followed by a cooldown. 60s for thursday. a morning low of 58. back into the 70s and warming up nicely heading into memorial day weekend. >> all right. thank you. a texas stormchaser's marriage proposal has gone viral. look at the video. it's easy to see why it went viral. when alex bartholomew spotted a funnel cloud in the distance, he jumped out of his truck, got down on one knee, and popped the question to his girlfriend, brittany fox. she's excited. she said yes. and the couple got quite eye photo to remember the moment -- quite a photo to remember the moment. >> she's looking in his eyes and the ring and then, oh, look -- >> one eye on him and one on the funnel cloud. by the way, there's no damage reported from the tornado. good thing. locked up and alone. a pennsylvania father is charged with leaving three children including a newborn home alone.
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this weekend the so-called greatest show on earth will come to an end. the ringling bros. barnum & bailey circus will put on its final performance after nearly 150 years. the last show was s on sunday on long island, and the circus will stream live on facebook. 5:24. people with diabetes could soon have a high-tech way of tracking their health. landon dowdy has that story. landon? >> reporter: hi there. happy friday to you. apple ceo tim cook has been spotted around the company's campus testdriving a device connected to his apple watch that tracks his blood sugar.
sources tell cnbc that he's wearing a prototype glucose tracker that could lead to future applications and make it a must-have for people with diabetes. in february, cook told students in consolidate about the device saying it helped him understand how his blood sugar responded to various foods. back to you. >> here's another story people are talking about. automakers about to shell out millions over defective air bags. tell us more about that. >> reporter: a handful of them. toyota, mazda, subaru, and bmw have settled class-action claims over nearly 16 million vehicles recalled that could potentially have faulty airbags made by takata. the company will pay out $533 million. the settlement doesn't mean the end of legal troubles for takata or its automaker customers, but it will secure a lifeline. stock jumping 20% in japan. back to you. >> landon dowdy with cnbc. thank you.
coming up on 5:26. we're coming into another warm, muggy morning. that's t's going to be a hot -- it's going to be a hot afternoon. even a chance of late-day storms. that's the live view from cape may from the marquis de lafayette hotel. right now, 74 degrees, about 15 minutes away from sunrise this morning. about two seconds away there hearing what's going on on the roads this morning -- two seconds away from hearing what's going on the roads. route 70 at haddonfield road. i'll help you detour around a problem. people worry that a swingers club could come to their neighborhood. they pack a meeting and get help in their fight. and president trump takes off in his first trip overseas to meet with leaders. trouble on the homefront will likely follow him. chris christie: addiction is a disease.
5:30. today donald trump heads out on his first foreign trip since becoming president. a car plows into a philadelphia business. this time a deli is damaged and one person is hurt. our first heat wave is possible today. we're hfded into the 90s again. storms and -- we're headed into the 90s again. storms and a cooldown are on the way. good morning to you. welcome to "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. did you say heat wave? >> heat wave. it's already really warm. >> let's check in with bill henley. define what a heat wave is exactly. >> my pleasure, vai sikahema. >> thank you very much. >> that would be three days with temperatures into the 90s in a row. >> three? >> we've already had two. that would be wednesday and thursday. yesterday's high was 93. we may hit 90 this afternoon. this morning, it feels warm and mu