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from a castle california backyard. >> good morning, 5:30, october 8. let's find out what's going on in weather and traffic. we have people in the know, david and karen. >> reporter: we have a nice one today, get ready to make plans to eat lunch on a park bench. we have high pressure in control. this is pushing the strong winds north and east of us. we're looking at calm conditions across the region. 60 degrees in philadelphia. similar to yesterday's numbers, with very light winds it's more comfortable than otherwise. 49 in allentown and low 50s in trenton or reading. 60 in sea isle city at this early hour. to reinforce this idea if there's not much wind it's rarely that we show you a map like this. all zeros in lancaster, that means calm winds. comfortable overall, jacket
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required i guess, 57 degrees by 6:00 a.m. 58 by 8:00 a.m. calm winds. it's going to be a nice thursday for those of you heading home from school or work. by 8:00 a.m., 58. up to 68 by noon. 74 by 3:00 p.m. with the afternoon high of 75 degrees rather late in the day probably around 4:00 p.m. maybe even 4:15 or so. 71 degrees by 6:00. karen we're looking at a warmup early tomorrow and rain arrives and does that affect the weekend? i'll have that coming up. >> reporter: you see penndot with the arrow board northeast philadelphia the on going construction woodhaven road at knights road. eastbound from the off ramp to the boulevard is still closed. westbound they are picking up the cones blocking the right lane. watch out for westbound construction they are not
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finished picking up the cones. on the boulevard. southbound traffic heading toward the schuylkill expressway. a little bit more volume than a half-hour ago. no problems here. but north of here they are blocking at this point the express lanes until 6:00 a.m., so just a little bit longer between rhawn and woodward. stick to the local lanes for that. ornt big picture, the speeds -- on the big picture, the speeds are good, on the blue route and i-95. eva pilgrim told us with the three-alarm fire we have 71st street restricted at kingsessing avenue stick to lindbergh or island avenues. >> it took crews to knock down the fire in southwest philadelphia. firefighters are still out there to make sure it doesn't flare back up. let's go over to eva pilgrim live at the scene. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, tam, you can see the firefighters are still on the scene. the fire truck up on the top of the hill. the hellos is dragged across the
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street. this is a vacant warehouse in southwest philadelphia. there are a few roads around the vicinity of the warehouse that are closed down. it was brought under control just about 11:00 p.m. last night. the fire broke out after 8:30 p.m. in this warehouse at 71st and kingsessing. flames were pouring out of the roof when firefighters arrived. by 9:40 firefighters were battling a three-alarm blaze which we were able to get under control. back out here live in southwest philadelphia. this fire was declared under control around 11:00 p.m. you can see, though, the hose is still stretched across 71st street at kingsessing. that's why the roads remain closed, because firefighters are dealing with hot spots in the area and these roads remain closed as they keep after that this morning. no word on what caused the fire. live in southwest philadelphia, eva pilgrim channel 6 "action
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news." >> thank you, eva. new this morning, gunfire left a man in critical condition in camden. the shooting happened before 2:00 a.m. at benson street and utah avenue. the 21-year-old man was shot in the chest. officers are looking for the trigger man. a collision in northeast philadelphia left two teenagers in critical condition. a pick up truck broadsided a vehicle carrying two 15-year-olds. chopper 6 was over the crash yesterday afternoon. the 17-year-old was in the car and treated at the hospital and released. the driver of the pick up was not hurt. accident investigators are trying to determine the cause of the crash. more trouble for the revel casino hotel. they face fines for complying with the fire code. they did not have competent engineers to oversea the alarms and equipment. the owner let go of union engineers at the property
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command center last week. the fire chief said they have not responded to a violation notice. the property now faces 1,000-dollar a day fine. happening today, a new new jersey fan who lost a lawsuit gains the nfl is taking his case to the court of appeals arguing that the league only makes 1% of super bowl tickets available to the public at face value. that forces the average escrow to pay high prices on the secondary market. that violates consumer protection laws. >> coastal areas of south carolina are under alert this morning. there is a surge of for lack of better word waters from earlier in the week flowing toward the sea. crews are working nonstop to sure up dams and prevent damage to already-flooded neighborhoods. one ton sandbags and rock dam
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have been installed. officials say the area's water supply could be in danger. residents are hoping for the best. >> i've never experienced anything like this and hoping and praying god watches over us. >> at least 19 people have lost their lives in the flooding. officials hope the rising waters will ease this weekend. >> reporter: i'm thinking back to weather courses and thinks when you took physical geography and natural disasters, they made the point when you try to dam a river you're going to lose it's crazy and when you get of this water in places it's hard to control. we have above average temperatures another nice day.
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storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we have no issues with rain. as we look outside we're looking to a nice, bright sunrise. we have calm winds across the region. high pressure in control today. temperatures 60 degrees in philadelphia. the winds are calm. so definitely easing into the day in pretty good shape. you can see the lack of cloud cover out there. there might be a streak of high, thin clouds that will evaporate once the sun gets over us. we have high pressure in control and knocking the winds down and insuring mostly sunny skies. 58 degrees by 8:00. 65 by 11:00. a great morning to get out there and get your jog in. this afternoon take it easy. 2:00 p.m., 73. the high 75 late in the day around 4:00 p.m. back to 73 by 5:00 p.m. seriously even if you're working and manage to get out and grab lunch outside for a little bit that's a good play today.
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we look at high temperatures, 72 in allentown this afternoon. 73 in reading and trenton. a couple of degrees cooler in the northern suburbs than yesterday. similar numbers today in philadelphia and wilmington and millville. down the shore highs around 70 degrees, but nice. tomorrow we're going so zoom ahead of an approaching cold front probably get up to 80 in the afternoon. as the front comes through, the clouds increase and we'll see showers and rumble of thunder tomorrow which is odd for this time of the year. we do get that sometimes and tomorrow could be one of those days. in the northern and western suburbs, possibility of thunderstorm. maybe lighter showers rolling through and by 10:00 p.m. we have lighter scattered showers. if you're heading out to high school football check out "action news" before you head out and keep the storm tracker 6 live app handy on your smart phone. 75 is the high, sunny and
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pleasant. tomorrow, 80 degrees might need rain gear heading out friday night. saturday, cooler, behind the departing front, nice, 66 degrees, i'll be hosting the parkinsons walk next day to the art museum. home coming for temple football, boy are they rolling this year. sunday looks like a great day for the eagles who might get rolling again. cool and sunny, 73 degrees the high there. nice day for football. sunny and nice monday, 74 if you're heading to the flyers nice evening to get there earth and share a little food and drink in the parking lot with your friends. >> nice, david. still ahead on "action news," media mogul, rupert murdoch is facing about
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remarks about president obama. >> reporter: overnight construction is removing, traffic is moving okay. >> buried money found in a california backyard, it could be from a massive heist from over a year ago. it's a lot of money when "action news" right comes right back. [woman] hey, amy! [amy] hey, guys! [woman] hey, what's this? [man] oh, it's the new 50 times the money game from the pennsylvania lottery, with top prizes of $300,000. [woman] we could get 2 jet skis. [man] with a private dock! [amy] beautiful! [woman] and a house on the lake! [amy] the house looks great, you two!
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look out across the platt bridge. it is 5:42, 59 degrees today. make sure you plan to be outside at some point. david murphy says it will be nice and warm and perfect early fall day. >> so what do you have for us, karen? , i'm looking live in north wales, 309 at walsh road. construction northbound approaching walsh road, the roving crews that are clearing. things are open at this point. the ramps connecting the pennsylvania turnpike with fort washington, the construction is cleared, so we're not seeing any delays. traffic was restricting boft -- above both of those ramps. let's go to the commuter traffic report with the waze app. whitemarsh township taking the
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schuylkill expressway, 14 minute ride taking the schuylkill expressway and martin luther king is an 18 minute ride and 19 minute ride schuylkill expressway and belmont. stick to the schuylkill expressway no delays early. the weather is not causing us problems with the commute. 52 degrees in millville. maybe a touch of fog in the northwest suburbs but nothing that will cause you problems. mostly sunny skies, what a day today. 75, normally a high of 69 beating that today under sunshine to boot. >> a police chase straight out of the wild west unfolded in texas. this is dash camp of officers trying to wrangle up two men on horseback. one man surrendered. the other man galloped away.
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media mogul rupert murdoch has taken a jab at president obama on twitter. while praising ben carson. he wrote why not about a real black president who can properly address a racial divide he drove followers to new york magazine that questions president obama's impact on the african-american community. it is not published by rupert murdoch's news corp. classes are canceled at eastern kentucky university looking into a threatening message by on a bathroom wall. it read kill all by 8:15. the university is offering a ten thousand reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. this is the second threat made against eastern kentucky this year. >> philadelphia police honored a hero for his sacrifice. a plaque is on display outside
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the 22nd police district honoring sergeant robert wilson iii killed in a gun battle with robbers inside a game stop back in march. his best friend fellow officer michael rivera was overcome with emotion at the dedication ceremony. >> he gave me the courage to be funny and open my heart and share with you the legend of the man he was in the end. we got each other through the hardest times. >> sergeant robert wilson iii is survived by two sons and his grandmother. >> 5:46. a picture day tradition hits three generations. a radio jock has been benched after lunching an ugly twitter account on a ground
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for a limited time, get any medium hot or iced guy out a picture day outfit was a no brainer for this first grader in indiana. he is keeping up a tradition by wearing a gray v-neck sweater. he said cheese in the shirt. >> it's nice that they picked a nearly -- neutral color.
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>> reporter: my son would want to wear my spiderman shirt. in belmawr, camden county, 42 southbound between 130 and 2 ix 59 the construction -- 295, the construction is cleared. things moving better there, dave. >> reporter: similar numbers this morning, karen in the northern and western suburbs, with light winds it's comfortable. pottstown, coatsville, fleetwood and chester up to 60. 52 in buena and 51 in hammonton. similar numbers in glassboro, gandys beach and woodbine. if you're out running errands great day to do it whether you want toed it early or late. if you prefer cooler sunny weather in the morning, that's
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fine. it will be bright in the afternoon, warmer high of 75 degrees, light winds and overall a beauty! looks like a cloudier afternoon with rain arriving late tomorrow. if you have an option of getting something done, today is the day to do it. >> officials maintain russians are targeting militant in support of syrian government ground troops. the pentagon has confirmed one u.s. military aircraft changed it's route to avoid getting too close to russian airplanes. new on "action news," the fbi has tracked down a big chunk of change from an armored truck heist. $600,000 was buried in the man's backyard in california. the feds are trying to track down another 300 grand. four people were arrested for the heist. two were truck drivers accused of stealing the money during a
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delivery. jimmy "superfly" snuka went before a judge at the lehigh county courthouse. the 72-year-old is charged with third degree murder abbey involuntary manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend in white hall township in 1983. he was cleared back then, but commentsness autobiography purred a new investigation in 2014. >> on tuesday, jessica mendoza bank the first woman to become an analyst baseball game. her comments focused organ her gender. the host has been suspended. you'll hear from her later on "g.m.a." this is video of a dramatic bridge rescue in texas.
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the look at that poor man. two contractors fell on the bridge and one went off the side. firefighters dropped through the manhole and got a harness on the worker and pulled you him back up. a police officer is on the other side of the law for what he won't give investigators. amazon's rival is making a major membership change we'll tell you when we come right back. [ female announcer ] when you're serious about fighting wrinkles,
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sergeant is under arrest for refusing a federal magistrate's order. francis rawls is being held in contempt for not turning over hard drives from his home. he has been suspended with the intent to dismiss. >> friends. ss united states has sent out an urgent s.o.s.. they need $60,000 more per month for upkeep. the ss united states docked along the philadelphia waterfront was once the fastest ocean liner in the world holding the trans atlantic speed record. a an urgent call is being made for volunteer firefighters and emt personnel.
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anyone interested in volunteering is urged to stop in the local fire station this weekend where staff will be there on hand to answer any questions. time 5:57 a teen who said she was lured into a car made a bold move that might have saved her life. a start up is starting to make sure people using ride sharing services make sure they are safe. for the general assembly, will pauls and chris brown claim they're for us, but we know how to spot a sleight of hand. they're bankrolled by groups funded by north jersey casino backers. and you know what that means - north jersey casino bigwigs can count on them. but can we? it's a dirty trick. north jersey casinos would take our casinos,
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and our jobs, and ruin our economy. will pauls and chris brown. when the chips are down, we can't trust them to stand up against north jersey casinos.
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thursday, october 8. here's what's happening. >> raging flames engulf a vacant warehouse in southwest philadelphia. we're live with firefighters who remain at the scene. the disturbing details in
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the case of a man sexually assaulting a mentally challenged woman in south jersey. >> bill cosby could be forced to answer questions about his past behavior and soon. let's get you outside and see what it looks like before you head out the door with david and karen. >> reporter: youwe're off to a e start, we have a significant lack of cloud cover around and we have the moon up, and we'll be off to a sunny start. 50 in alin allentown. we have very little wind. the it makes it easier to take the cool morning numbers. by 8:00 a.m. we'll be in the upper 50s, noon, 68. this afternoon, looks

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