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by 8:00 as the early start to the commute. noon, 74. 3:00 p.m., 79 degrees, we're expecting a high of 81 degrees rather late in the day around 4:00 p.m. and holding close to 80 degrees by 6:00 p.m. the humidity starts to tick up tomorrow afternoon. we get into a series of days where there's a chance of pop-up thunderstorm karen details ahead in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: all right dave, looking good on the roads we're clear and dry and no weather-related problems that's good news. the construction has cleared on the vine street expressway, westbound has reopened, eastbound is reopened it will close at 11:00 p.m. and each night this week, so watch for that. we're seeing police on the scene looks like the traffic lights are out the ramp vine street to 8th street. cruise caution in that area. i-95 cottman southbound traffic heading toward center city. no delays no overnight
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construction, looking good on i-95. the construction crews have cleared the scene on the turnpike westbound near willow grove looking good as you head out the door. >> new this morning, a man is in critical condition after being shot in philadelphia's port richmond section. it happened along the 3000 block of frankford avenue at 11:30. the 28-year-old victim was shot in the abdomin. he ran to a takeout beer store where he was found wounded. witnesses say the shooter fled in a tan grand marquis. police tracked down the vehicle on the 2800 block of tulip street and took two men in for questioning. they have another important piece of evidence, as well. >> the entire shooting was captured on the private surveillance cameras. the victim was shot and ran into the beer takeout store. >> so far police have not made any arrests.
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financial markets in this county and overseas are sinking because of the markets in greece. they will keep all banks closed for the next 6 days. katherine scott is live in the satellite center with that story. >> reporter: the situation is so bad, people are flocking to withdraw money from the bank. so many people withdrew money from the atm the county stopped all transactions there too. this morning people will begin to use atms, but only take out 60 euros. banks will remain closed for a week. greek citizens can still use credit cards but many retailers are not accepting them. the county is riddled with debt and likely not make a large loan payment on tuesday all this is having having an impact on stock markets and loss in asia and the
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futures on wall street point to a major selloff of stock. >> thank you four details on that really important story. the grueling all-out manhunt for the escaped convict in upstate new york is over,abc's marcy gonzalez reported this. >> reporter: david sweat was taken into custody on the run for three weeks finally captured a mile and a half from the canadian border. the dramatic take down when sergeant jay cook was alone on a routine patrol spots sweat on a roadway, sweat takes off running, he shoots hitting sweat
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twice in the torso. >> i heard a couple of gunshots and within another 30 seconds the place was flooded with police cars. >> reporter: police believe sweat was with fellow escapee richard matt until recently. both men captured in the photo taken by a trail camera on wednesday. matt was shot and killed by a border patrol team on friday. investigators retracing the men's sweat finding sweat's dna on pepper shakers at the camp revealing how they may have avoided capture for so long. >> we believe they were using pepper to throw the scent off the dogs who were tracking them. >> reporter: still, so much more for sweat to explain about their escape and weeks on the run once investigators question him at albany medical center where he was rushed last night. and sweat is listed in critical condition. doctors won't say much more about how he is doing, other than he has a few more days of
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hospitalization ahead of him breakfast -- before he can be put back behind bars. >> 5:35, similar story going on here an inmate who escaped from a prison in north carolina was recaptured. tips led to christopher mcneil who is serving a sentence for second degree murder. he escaped the davidson county jail on saturday. kendra miller is charged with helping him break free she is an employee who worked with mcneil in the kitchen. they had a sexual relationship. lawmakers are debating taxes and education spending over the weekend the republicans moved to a final vote on a republican-backed plan. governor wolf said he will veto
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anything that does not meet his priorities. chris christie will announce his candidacy tomorrow in his hometown of living ton. the week long wawa welcome america festivities build up to the saturday fourth of july jam. the night concludes with a fireworks display over the philadelphia museum of art. >> i know you're tracking the 4th of july forecast, but for now, things are nice and pleasant. >> reporter: a great start to the weekend absolutely, matt. as we look at storm tracker 6 live double scan we have no precipitation, as we look outside, we have sun up over the horizon smacking you right in the face as we look from our center city sky 6 camera. dewpoint in the 50s that's a good number for us, winds southwest, southwest 10 miles per hour not feeling humid this morning, very refreshing much as
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it was yesterday evening. i was at the ballpark until 7:00 it felt very nice. cloud cover you don't have to worry about that's going to erode and get out of the picture. the biggest most important piece of gear is the sunglasses. >> reporter: mostly sunny skies through the afternoon 2:00 p.m., 78. the high of 81 late in the afternoon, say around 4:00 p.m. and pretty much the same story at 5:00. 78 degrees is where you'll stop in allentown, 79 in trenton. 79 in reading low 80s in philadelphia. 80 on the nose in toms river and cape may and dover. 78 degrees along the coast in atlantic city. 77 in surf city, 79 in o-c. # 0 in the ocean water -- 70 in the ocean water which is nice, down the pike, 80 in rehoboth
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beach and 71 around the mouth of the delaware bay. phillies tonight brewers in town, 78 decreases for the first -- degrees for the first pitch, 771 in the 9th inning. tomorrow another frontal boundary inches closer to us, we'll get a clouds and sun mix. late in the day there's a chance of a thunderstorm popping up. future tracker 6 in the latest run shows us it's suppressed in the afternoon. by 6:00 i'll allow for some of this getting closer, seems like the western suburbs are a better chance of a thunderstorm popping through. and we have a better chance of that around the breadth of the region. sunny and warm, low humidity today. a nice one from start to finish. tomorrow humidity builds later in the day, 85 is the high. a thunderstorm can't be ruled
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out. we hoped your neighborhood is dry, we we hope it's chester because at ppl park, the union will be playing. we could have drenching downpours, don't drive through any flooded areas. clouds and sun on thursday, high of 85. slight chance of a thunderstorm there, too depending on if the front is hanging around. of each day i'm posting the possibility of a thunderstorm, including fireworks night on saturday and concert night on saturday, looks like they are pop up instability storms and not washout everywhere, keep an eye on radar and the forecast. 5:39 next up a terrifying scene during an air show in the midwest. a stunt pilot crashes to do ground during a maneuver. watch as thieves take people's belongings at the
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baggage claim. >> reporter: no problems at wissahickon, we'll take you to 309 coming up. >> a rapper falls down on stage, and it's been a rough week for him already. "action news" continues. hey, honey. day dreaming? [laughing] sorry. about being at the beach? uh... yeah. in the caribbean? that's odd... at our very own beach house? how do you know? you've got the new instant game from the pennsylvania lottery. oh, yeah! $1,000,000 big money with top prizes of a million dollars. [male announcer] want to see your dreams come to life? you could scratch your way to instant winning. the pennsylvania lottery. bring your dreams to life.
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>> that's beautiful the light on the water, this is the action cam taking a live look the delaware up in bristol, bucks county.
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5:42, 64 degrees out there. >> that's the sun coming up early these days, wow. >> reporter: looks so inviting we'll see sun glare out there as well. that will be the one traffic issue. the only weather-related traffic issue we'll have today. that's not bad. time to check the suburbs northern montgomery county, 309 at the five points intersection, traffic moving nicely, we're clear and looking good, no problems in quakertown cellarsville looking good this morning. boot road and windsor east goshen township chester county. they are doing gas main installation work they will block a lane from # a.m. to 3:00 p.m. it begins today so it's brand new project that lasts until next week, july 6. stick to airport road as you head out. let's check the traffic report, construction going on, greenwich township in gloucester county, new jersey, one of the areas
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that was hit the hardest. we had 85-mile an hour winds that tore through gloucester county. we have the ramp 295 to harmony road that's exit 17. we have a closure from 295 that's better. other local closures in the area but that's related to the highway. 64 in philadelphia. 59 in millville, 59 in reading. feels comfortable out there low humidity. 14 degrees colder in millville than it was yesterday. a little cooler in philadelphia, as well. beautiful start to the day matt. thanks, karen. severe storms moved across the saint louis missouri area, storm chasers shot video of a funnel cloud in st. peter's. the same storms are heading our way tomorrow. the summer travel season is in full swing. here's why you should keep a close eye on your luggage.
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surveillance video shows thieves taking off with the other people's bags at sea tech airport. they walk off with suitcases that doesn't belong to them. there are reports of similar crimes in other u.s. airports. travel weekend has federal federal investigators busy in missouri this morning. >> reporter: the small plane was in the middle of airline acrobatics performance when it went down. witnesses say the plane engine went in and out moments before the crash. atlanta police arrest a man who stole a hearse with a body inside. he stole the vehicle and drove it through a fence near the morgue entrance and kept going for several miles and ditched the hearse. the same man carjacked a ford
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explorer that pulled up next to him at a traffic light. police recovered both vehicles. they removed the body to another vehicle. officials are sounding a terror warning after attacks in other countries. kenneth moten is washington with the latest. >> reporter: good morning there's no credible threat, but with the major holiday weekend fast approaching, we know that u.s. officials are deeply concerned about an isis inspired attack. this weekend fbi and homeland security issued a bulletin to law enforcement agencies warning them of a potential threat. this after attacks in france and kuwait and tunisia. friday a delivery man beheaded his boss before crashing the van into the an american-owned chemical plant in france sparking an explosion. two hours later in kuwait a
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suicide bomber attacked a shiite mosque. tunisia saw the worst of it, a gunman opened fire on beachgoers at a resort. 39 dead. the terror group has mount mounted an unprecedented social media campaign. >> they are calling an unprecedented people through social media. >> reporter: the fbi has been on the hunt for suspected radickles making arrests -- rat -- >> a show stopper a rapper takes a tumble at the all star bet awards. >> reporter: it's going to be a sunny one today, make sure you
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keep the the sunscreen going it's a great day for the pool, but obviously a day for the burn. we'll be back with the day planner forecast and we'll let you know how high it will go that's coming up.
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more video from the overnight, heavy rain sparked flooding and landslides in china rushing over bridges and cars. two calms were reported -- two casualties were reported, but that may rise,. it's monsoon season in the u.s. which leads to dust storms in arizona. the sky turned dark in phoenix thick with dust. police are urging motorists who
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find themselves in a dust storm pull over and put their lights on and wait until the dust clears. phoenix expects to get measurable rain from thunderstorms tomorrow. >> i think they call that a haboob? >> reporter: yeah. >> reporter: let's take you outside and show you what it looks like in south philadelphia at the girard point bridge, we're clear and dry in south philadelphia and the betsy ross bridge on going construction blocking the right lane coming out of the tolls. but not causing any problems there, dave. >> reporter: we have numbers across the region that are treating us nicely this morning a lot of areas in the upper 50s some in the low 60s across the river in south jersey, 59 in glassboro and buena. 65 on the boardwalk.
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9:00 a.m., 67, noon, a comfortable 74. humidity on the low side. on the on the other hand if you like it warmer, the afternoon will work well for you. 79 degrees by 3 high of 80 degrees and comfortable. >> it was a good night for rapper sean diddy combs he fell on stage while performing at a hip hop tribute. he is walking back he's got swagger, and then he's do un. heals down. he laughed about it afterwards. kaitlin jener made a public appearance at the gay pride event shortly after the pride parade wrapped up. she arrived with a few friends in tow and did dancing. armed robber robbers at the
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laundromat. a plane from lancaster county slams into a massachusetts home. the plane is in pieces and the home completely charred. we'll give you the latest when we come right back.
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>> we have triple 5s on the alarm clock. we're taking a live look at the sunrise coming up over the platt bridge. it's going to be a nice day
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64 degrees getting up to 81, sunny and nice. >> police are looking are for two armed robbers who held up a laundromat in south philadelphia at super clean on 24th street. the suspects forced the employee into the office where they stole money nobody was hurt. a fire broke out at 6:00 p.m. in the apartment in the 2700 block of rhawn street. it took a half-hour for firefighters to get upper hand on blaze. a 2-year-old and 7-year-old and 36-year-old woman were taken to the hospital all of them suffering from smoke inhalation. happening today residents in camden will have a place to escape the heat. the city's two public pools and spray passion open for the summer season. one is located next to the north camp den community center, the other at the isabel community center. the mayor will officially declare them open at 11:00 a.m.
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5:56. picking up the pieces, the south jersey family is the victim of a hit-and-run crash that damaged their homes. >> it's almost a week without power for thousands of storm victims in south jersey and a fell republican is placing the game on governor christie.
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>> good morning just about 6:00 a.m. on this monday, june 29 and developing this morning. >> a small plane crashes into a massachusetts home exploding into a fireball and killing three people. >> frustration is growing for the thousands of south jersey respect
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residents who are dealing with power outages. >> wawa welcome america is underway in philadelphia, where you can go fourth and learn for free today. >> we have beautiful day we have david and karen, good morning. >> reporter: absolutely, it's comfortable and cool, we have cloud cover up to the north that will erode quickly. generally speaking lots of sun from starting point to finish. comfortable, 6 # -- 64 degrees currently, 61 degrees in allentown. 59 in reading right now. 61 in trenton. 67 in sea isle city. this afternoon well, it's going to get warm, 8:00, 64 that's not bad. noon, 74 that's not too bad. 3:00 p.m., 79. at 4:00 p.m. we'll hit a high of 81 degrees, you'll need sunscreen and cool drinks with low humidity and nice below-average numbers this is a winner


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