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good morning it is 6:00 a.m., friday, may 27 i'm tamala edwards along with alicia vitarelli. matt o'donnell is off this morning, we're following breaking news. we have tragic new developments, the hunt is on for a driver who struck and dragged another driver who was dropping off his church members, that man is now dead. we are live with the very latest. president obama asian tour has a historic somber milestone in her robbery -- her scheme -- hiroshima, japan. the heat is on, accuweather is tracking the latest.
it's going to be a hot one. it's the holiday weekend and expected to be a scorcher. let's go over to meteorologist david murphy, matt pellman is in watching the holiday traffic. katherine scott is at the shore. good morning, everybody. >> reporter: good morning, we are off to a comfortable start, if you want to get out and do exercising now is the time to do it, it's going to change as we go past sunrise. we have an air quality alert that extends through this afternoon. yesterday it was a code red and today we're back to code orange. if you're a senior citizen or young kid or you have young children or suffer from asthma or any heart and lung aliments, you want to limit your outdoor exposure between noon and 6 when ground level ozone will not be at healthy levels this afternoon. you can get a lung problem
building up. we had showers earlier up north they are dissipating and leaving the area. we're off to a muggy start, 70 in philadelphia. 67 in allentown and trenton. 68 in wilmington and 69 in millville. heading into the afternoon it will be a hot and humid one. 1:00 p.m., we'll be up to 86. 3:00 p.m., 89 degrees and by 3:30 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. we'll hit a high of 90 this afternoon. hot and humid conditions. take it easy out there. matt pellman we'll have the complete forecast for the weekend the shore and the poconos coming up. >> reporter: we're whining about a whole a bunch of things on the traffic scene. chopper 6 live over the pennsylvania turnpike eastbound lanes in the work zone near the delaware valley interchange. firefighters are spraying water on the struck.
both lanes are shut down heading toward new jersey and the connector bridge. everyone is getting off at 358 detouring around. before you get here, you'll hit a backlog, everybody is being forced off. if i were you and i was coming eastbound bail at bensalem. take street road to 1, -- 1 to 413 at the burlington bristol bridge. we have a crash on the ramp 422 westbound to sanatoga exit to the outlets. our crash on the schuylkill expressway westbound by mcdrive -- montgomery drive has cleared out. no delays on 76. we have seen delays in gloucester county along 322 because of construction. the crews were scheduled to clear out right now. we're back to green traffic flow
meaning the delays have vanished as well. the delaware memorial bridge heading into delaware, one lane is blocked for the on going construction that could mean delays later on in the weekend. tam. an unlawful scene to witness on the streets of west kensington, a van driver walking back to his vehicle after dropping off church members is hit by another car. we have learned this is a fatal incident. annie mccormick is live at temple hospital with the evolving details. >> reporter: good morning, tam, after the driver was hit and dragged several feet, members of his churn -- church group flagged down police officers in the hopes of saving his life. he was rushed to temple university hospital where he was pronounced dead. police say it was around 10:00 p.m. when the 57-year-old victim had just dropped off his church group for a meeting. based on witness accounts he was
exiting the van on front street and opened the drivers side door, that's when the driver driving northbound struck the victim and caused the door to bend back in the other direction and dragged the victim 15 feet north on front street. police only have a vague description of the vehicle. the description of the striking vehicle is a small to mid side vehicle dark in color, possibly two door, front end damage and has damage possibly to the passenger front tire. it may have left the scene with a flat. >> reporter: and police say the vehicle was seen heading north on front street. they are hoping that somebody saw something and help them out to solve the crime. they say they are going to go to several businesses in the area that they believe have surveillance footage of what
happened. reporting live outside temple university hospital, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." of course when there's breaking news and severe weather, follow us on social media for all the latest headlines, join us and be part of the action. memorial day weekend is here and that means the unofficial start of the summer. the beach the place to be. the heat is on it will stick around for for the next few day, that's what the businesses down the shore like to hear. katherine scott is in atlantic city on how people are preparing for the heat wave and camping early rays. >> reporter: memorial day snuck up on us this year, there was so much rain i kept forgetting what month it was, don't worry, it is may and memorial day, we think proceed. we're on the the boardwalk in atlantic city. the sun is up. we see people walking and jogging and riding their bikes.
the city has been in the throes of financial turmoil, so memorial day is welcome to stir up commerce and get people out here and on the beaches. it starts with the annual memorial day tradition, the unlocking of the ocean outside resorts casino. mayor don guardian will be at the north carolina beach to turn the key and welcome the summer season. the hope is to bring visitors to the cash-strapped city the focus is to boost tourism that will bring people here. this summer a number of beach cons srts are playing -- concerts are playing, jimmy buffet is coming. there's plans for 200-foot high observation wheel on the steel pier. they gave us a sneak peek on the gondola car. that won't start until after labor day, but that won't start until next summer. we're live in atlantic city,
katherine scott channel 6 "action news." love that smile this morning. speaking of atlantic city, we're waiting to hear as governor chris christie has signed a life preserver rescue plan for the city. the senate approved bills that will keep atlantic city from going broke. it gives them five months to couple up with a plan to balance the budget. if the city can't get it done, the state could take it over. 6:08 as people get ready for their summer jaunts, a new report say folks elsewhere may not be as happy to see us coming. we go live to the nasdaq in time square. >> reporter: good morning, to you, tam, let's start with it's a warm morning in new york, which makes it feel like summer, but here's a reminder for you, watch your manners that's according to travel zoo. they say american travelers were found to be the worst behaved in the world. 69% of u.s. travelers say they
have taken extra toiletries home. and 64% say they have urinated in the pool or the ocean and that's the highest of any nationality. this begs the question are american travelers the worst behaved or more honest. let's turn to stock exchange, futures are poingt to -- pointing to a slightly lower open and there are two reports out one on gdp and consumer sentiment. back over to you angela. thank you vanessa. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live shows us we are dry out there, we have sprinkles and showers moving toward new york and pottstown, we look outside, we have sunshine coming up and mixing with clouds across the
region. it is a pretty morning out there. not feeling all that uncomfortable. we are muggy and hot and humid and uncomfortable afternoon. 70 in philadelphia. 67 in trenton. 68 in wilmington, 69 in millville. 63 in cape may. a little better by the coast. future tracker 6 cloudy and sun, we get into the afternoon, say, 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., there's a chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm here and there. the best chance appears to be in the northern and western suburbs. we go into the evening you can see that dip into the northern bucks and montgomery counties. we're not expecting severe weather later today or tonight. if you hear a rumble of thunder head indoors lower floors that's the best place to be. 89 degrees is the high in the lehigh valley. sun and clouds, humid, afternoon thunderstorm can't be ruled out.
don't shore dry and not as hot. 76 by the water in atlantic city. sun and clouds, and feeling humid along the beach, but not bad. in philadelphia, though, it's a hot and humid one today. we hit 90 yesterday and we expect to do it this afternoon. hot and humid, sun and clouds, winds out of the southwest at 7 to 14. if you're going to be outside exerting yourself keep the sunscreen handy and the cool drinks. there's an air quality alert for sensitive groups today seniors and asthmatics and that's kind of thing. cloudy and muggy, 68 the overnight low on the mild side. through the holiday weekend it will keep us on the hot and humid side we'll see a fair amount of sunshine saturday and probably a fair amount on sunday, as well. after that we'll be watching the southeast because there's an area of low pressure that will barrel in on the carolina and georgia coastline. this might be a tropical storm if it strengthens enough it will
be called bonnie. it will be cloudy and showery down south. up here, the flow off the ocean could get us cloudier and unstable on monday. 78 on saturday, 76 sunday, 72 on monday, perhaps some spots holding in the upper 60s, monday down the shore you could get occasional showers and pop-up thunderstorm. not a washout, but bumpy. in the poconos, a thunderstorm not out of the question on saturday, probably dry on sunday, 74 on monday and unsettled. philadelphia, 90. for the weekend, hot and humid, 92. 90 on sunday, probably dry. not as hot on monday, 79, humid and cloudier. monday could feature periods of the day where there's a shower around or pop-up thunderstorm.
not expect be it to be a washout. if you have plans on monday keep your eyes on the forecast over the weekend. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, we dry out and we're pretty nice. ing thank you, david. 6:13. up next, a robbery victim gets shot after he gives up the cash. there's a worry nationwide after the first of its kind diagnosis in pennsylvania. >> reporter: concerns about the drive in bucks county alicia because of a truck fire blocking off the eastbound lanes of pennsylvania turnpike, fire crews are on the scene we'll talk about the bag log and check the schuylkill expressway when "action news" continues on this friday morning. time to go to matt pellman.
a lot of people will be trying to head out early, how do things look? >> reporter: don't do it on the pennsylvania turnpike, what a messy mess of a mess we have in bucks county with the truck fire. all eastbound lanes are blocked at the delaware valley interchange in the on going work zone. so we already have a lane deficit. all lanes are blocked. all of the fire crews on the scene. you can see everything is blocked off here eastbound all the traffic being forced off at
the del-val interchange. miles of stacked up traffic waiting to get through trying to get to the connector bridge in new jersey. nobody is getting through at this point. westbound is okay, that's the good news. if you're coming eastbound avoid the turnpike through bucks county bail at bensalem run street road or use the street road interchange if you have e-z pass. run street road to 13 to 413 and burlington bristol bridge into the garden state. the crash on 422 off-ramp to sanatoga is gone. if you're traveling in and around chestnut hill i hope you enjoy having the willow grove avenue bridge back. construction in camden, got
started by vespar boulevard. use mount ephraim and kaighn avenue. gunfire erupted near 13th and west moreland after 1:30. the gunman took the victim's cell phone and wallet before opening fire. the 45-year-old man is in stable condition. this morning president obama calls for a reduction of nuclear weapons during an historic visit to her -- hiroshima. the president attend add wreath laying ceremony over an hour ago remembering the 140,000 people killed in the bombing. in the speech he reflected on the horrors of war, but did not apologize for the 19 had a
attack. he said -- 1945 attack. he said the world shares the responsibility to make sure suffering like this never happens again. he said his visit opens a new chapter of reconciliation. the first u.s. president to visit. it was a finish to theripp. >> reporter: it was a code red yesterday, that means if you were in a sensitive group, you want to limit your outdoor excursion and exposure between the hours of noon and 6:00 p.m. when the ground level ozones will be at the unhealthy levels. today it's a code orange. day planner forecast is next.
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new on "action news," rescuers had to help a dozen people out a rid ever river cave in central kentucky. two police officers first tried to rescue the group and became trapped as well. in the end it took over 100 emergency workers wading in the high water and mud rescue the trapped students. everyone was accounted for and nobody was injured. what a scene. >> reporter: especially with the warm weather forecast i'm expecting very, very busy traffic this afternoon. i think it will be crazy and not helping us out during the midday we'll have construction on the platt bridge heading eastbound away from the airport. expect one of two lanes to be blocked. mercer county they cleared out the downed pole that was blocking route 29, river road. on the mass transit front, weekend shuttle busing this weekend on the median elwin line. patco is running on a special
schedule today, david. >> reporter: all right, matt, on the big board if you have plans to get out there and do optional activity today, the morning would be the time. 7:00 a.m., 71. 9:00 a.m., 76. after that, though, it's going to be another hot and humid afternoon, high of 85 at noon. 89 degrees at 3:00 p.m. and we'll hit our high of 90 today at probably around 3:30 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. we got 90 yesterday, looks like we might get it today and if so we'll have the season's first heat wave as of tomorrow. tomorrow we have a better shot of getting up over 90. on the big board at the airport nothing but green aircraft so major delays, in dallas fort worth we have broken out with showers and thunderstorms. that could be a problem over the next couple of hours. in "healthcheck" an warning from the cdc about an antibiotic super bug that arrived in the
u.s. a 49-year-old pennsylvania woman has diagnosed with the strain of e coli that can not be killed by the antibiotic. the patient had not recently traveled outside the u.s. health officials worry that if this bacteria passes its genes to others. colistin is 50 years old, it's not the perfect drug they are hoping they can find something else. annie mccormick has just confirmed the death of a hit-and-run crash. >> reporter: i leash i can't, that's right -- alicia, that's right, police are looking for the man who killed a man who was helping out members of his church. we'll have a live i don't have . police released new video
of a deadly shooting at a rap concert in new york city. the video shows rodney collins coming into the area in pursuit of another man. you see him raise the gun and fire in the end four people were hurt including him who was shot in the leg. one of his body guards is killed. t.i.released a statement of condoll lenses it's not clear if others will be charged. the scripps national spelling bee ended in a fierce
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get sick on a field strip. the situation stressing how important it is to protect yourself when the sun is out. accuweather is calling for the first heat wave of the year. no better place to beat the heat on memorial day than to be down the shore. 6:30, friday may 27. matt o'donnell is off, alicia vitarelli is joining us. we've got you covered. all your memorial day day plans, katherine scott in atlantic city for the unofficial start of summer. but first let's go over to david murphy he has accuweather and matt pellman is in for karen. >> reporter: good morning, everybody we have a crew in this morning. lots of sunshine up over the horizon, now it's starting to hit your shoulder you're feeling the humidity. we have an air quality alert in effect. yesterday it was a code red. today it's orange, that means senior citizens and young kids and those who suffer from asthma and heart and lung limit your
exposure between noon and 6 when ground level ozone will not be healthy for you. clouds and sun, here on the terrace it's bright sunshine. there's more sun the farther south you go at this early hour. 0 degrees in philadelphia. allentown, 66 degrees. a little bit on the muggy side of course the numbers turning around in a hurry. in philadelphia, 71 degrees by 7:00 a.m. if you have a workout plan get it in early you'll do better than this afternoon. 79 degrees by 10:00 a.m. during the afternoon we'll get hot and humid. 89 degrees by 3:00 p.m. high of 90 around 4:00 p.m. matt pellman when i step inside there's a chance of a pop-up thunderstorm especially in the northern and western suburbs. future tracker 6 will have that and the complete holiday weekend call for you. get ready for the holiday weekend. if you're heading out early to get it started. not such good news on the pennsylvania turnpike.
there was a huge truck fire in the eastbound lanes in bucks county this is the delaware valley interchange, this is eastbound traffic being forced off the turnpike into the delaware valley interchange, two lanes are blocked as fire crews remain on the scene. there may be concerns it damaged the barrier, as well. you see the fire crews right there. this is coming off the turnpike connector bridge. that's the westbound traffic there that's getting through. you can see we definitely have the problems that continue. let's go to the maps. if i were you and i was coming eastbound on the turnpike, bail by the time you come to ben salem. use street road to 1 to 413 and use the -- 13 to 413 to the burlington bristol bridge. we have slowing i-95 betsy ross
bridge to girard. heading toward the delaware beaches on highway one the crash from last night is long gone. it's open and ready for you on friday morning. we're following breaking news out of west kensington arc van driver was hit by another car as he dropped off church members going to the meeting. we learned as we were e as we were coming on the air that the victim has died. let's go over to annie mccormick outside temple university hospital with more. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tam, police say after the driver hit the victim and dragged him several feet, members of his church did flag down police officers. he was transported here to temple university hospital and a short time later he was pronounced dead. this is video from chopper 6 hd last night when this all occurred at front and diamond streets at 10:00 p.m. police say the 57-year-old
victim had just dropped off his church group for a meeting. based on on witness accounts he was exiting the van on front street and opened the drivers side door. that's when the vehicle that was driving northbound struck the victim, caused the driver door to be bent back in the opposite direction and dragged the 57-year-old victim about 15 feet north on front street. >> reporter: and police say the driver had to have known that he hit someone. they only have a vague description of the vehicle right now. a small to mid size vehicle dark in color with heavy frontend damage -- front end damage. they believe it has a flat front tire. they will look at local businesses to his if they have surveillance video of the incident. and channel 6 "action news." thank you for that.
extreme heat is to blame for a dozen middle school students to get sick during a field trip. they were checked out at area hospitals for signs of heat stroke. they were told not to bring water into the stadium in order to get a drink they had to pay for lunch. there's a message on the pennsbury website encouraging parents to high doppler -- hydrr children when the heat is dangerously high. you don't have to be out in the dangerous heat but there's no better place to be is down the shore. katherine scott is getting a jump start on it, live at the atlantic city boardwalk where everybody is prepping for the big rush and good weather. that's right, alicia, it's happy, the water ice is cold and
the shore towns are ready for you. there's no crowds along the atlantic city boardwalk that will change. that's welcome news for the city that's been wracked with financial troubles. the focus will be on the fun focusing on it is unlocking of the ocean at the north carolina beach. this summer a number of beach concerts are planned, jimmy buffet is coming and zack brown band. they will looking forward to next summer when the observation wheel will be on steel pier. the hope is the bring visitors to the cash-strapped city. the aim has been to try to boost tourism that will bring people here and not just the casinos. there are new restaurants and nightclubs. there's a lot going on not just
in atlantic city, but across the shore towns, if you come get out early because there's not much traffic. a few friends will be joining you. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan, now is the time to get up on get out and get stuff done because it will be hot and humid this afternoon. no rain locally. we have a little stuff well up north moving away from us. as we look outside, sun and clouds mix. down the shore it's a good looking morning. down the shore it will be cooler than inland. if you're going to be down the shore you made a good choice it's going to be nice down the beach. winds out of the south adding to the humid air coming out of the south today. not much of a strong wind but it's adding and aiding and abetting the humidity. clouds and sun mixing, failure
bright overall, after 2:00 p.m., there's a chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. you can see in the evening hours it's in the northern and western areas. not so much i-95 and south jersey and delaware. in through here you're dry for the afternoon and evening plans. the day planner forecast shows the other issue that's the heat. 85 degrees as soon as noon. 85 degrees by 3:00 p.m. we're going for a high of 90. we managed 90 yesterday we're going for another one around 3:30 or 4 where to expect the official high to hit. it will be hot and humid with the sun and clouds mix. the temperatures up in the lehigh valley also pretty close to philadelphia. 89 degrees in allentown. 89 the high in reading. 89 in trenton, 89 in wilmington. as you get to the shore not as bad. ocean temperatures in the upper 50s, you got the beach temperatures in the mid 70s. we're keeping our eyes on an area of instability in the
atlantic off the coast of the carolinas. this has a chance of becoming a tropical system it will be named bonnie if that hams. if that happens. the big issue for us will be an onshore flow on top of the storm that will cloud us up and make things unstable on monday. for the holiday weekend at the shore. 78 and nice on saturday. 76 on sunday, 72 with more clouds and occasional shower or thunderstorm on monday. in the poconos, a thunderstorm can't be ruled out tomorrow. 82 the high there. dry on sunday, and then again more unstable with a pop-up shower or thunderstorm on monday. philadelphia's holiday weekend forecast looks like. first of all today, 90. 670s down the shore, tomorrow, hot and humid in philadelphia. 92 degrees, 90 on sunday, two similar somewhat uncomfortable days, you want to keep the cool drinks going an sunscreen if you're at barbecues.
monday, more clouds rolling in off the ocean. 79 is the high. memorial day there's chance of spotty showers and pop pop-up thunderstorm later in the afternoon. for now, i don't think monday is a washout, but it's cloudier than saturday and sunday, a better chance of a shower around at least at times. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, look good. up next a getaway gone haywire. two bad guys make their own lane of traffic on the sidewalk putting innocent lives at risk. there's something fishy going on in the back of the box truck. police wants to find the men in the video. >> reporter: i guarantee it's better than what happened to this truck alicia. it was on fire, now there's just a shell of it, eastbound turnpike shut down at the d. he -- dell val interchange.
time to head over to matt pellman an ugly scene for one truck. >> reporter: it's not good whatsoever, tam and alicia. it continues to block the pennsylvania turnpike in bucks county. it's not good for drivers, either. eastbound lanes heading toward the turnpike connector bridge all eastbound traffic is being forced off at the delaware valley interchange on to route 1. fire crews are -- route 13. fire crews are on the scene. we're looking at miles and miles of backlog at the delaware
valley interchange on the eastbound side of the turnpike as chopper 6 rolls back you can see the stream of headlights parked waiting to exit at del val. westbound there's a line restriction. as you come off the bridge you're getting a little bit of slowing. knows at bad westbound, but eastbound you're seeing 10 miles per hour. eastbound run street road to 13 to 413 and use the burlington bristol bridge to get into new jersey. on the turnpike, broken down truck westbound by norristown. 422 lighter than normal volume this morning not surprisingly. no eastbound delay. our crash at sanatoga has cleared out of the way. a couple of warnings if you're heading to the shore this weekend. we expect the heavy traffic to kick in early this afternoon. there's a work zone north of tuckahoe 50 north of 49 giving
us restrictions possibly until tomorrow morning. ac westbound at the egg harbor tolls we have restrictions because of the fire a few months ago, not a problem today, but monday coming back from the beach that could give us huge delays. shop keepers filmed a wild getaway in brooklyn yesterday a driver jumped the curb and careened backwards, bystanders did everything in their power to stop the car. a 9-year-old boy was injured. his foot was hurt. the suspect was caught using counterfeit cash at several businesses. one man is in custody and a second person is at large. we have new information about an armed standoff in delaware county. the incident january around 7:00 p.m. on the unit block of hill side drive in springfield
township. a heavily armed man barricaded himself inside a house and fired at officers. we inserted a robot into the house and had eyes on him. police waited until the 50-year-old man passed out and took him into custody. he is expected to face a number of charges. there were no reports of injuries. 6:47 when we come back a live preview of "g.m.a." is up next. david. >> reporter: all right, guys we're alerting everybody this is an air quality ozone-action day, code orange. for senior citizens and kids and those who suffer from asthma and lung and heart issues, air quality not great. we'll have the day planner coming up next.
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>> time to check in with "good morning america." amy robach joins us with a look at what's coming up after "action news." good morning, amy. >> reporter: good morning to you alicia and tam. coming up next on "g.m.a.," dangerous flash floods in the plains, 16 inches of rain fell in the south and floodwaters trapped students inside a cave in kentucky they were stuck for 6 hours before escaping. donald trump gets enough delegates to clinch gop nomination. trump saying he is willing to debate bernie sanders we'll have the latest on the race for the white house. plus you may have heard and
may be among them, an estimated 38 million americans set to travel facing long security lines at airports. we're covering all the travel angles for you this morning. slow rider in the summer concert series. you don't want to miss it. >> reporter: slow riders on the pennsylvania turnpike, they are stopped, as we look live at chopper 6 hd because of this massive truck fire that continues to block both eastbound lanes in the on going work zone in the delaware interchange as you head toward the connector bridge into new jersey. no traffic is getting through, everybody forced off at delaware valley. westbound blocked one lane there, as well. use street road to 13 to 413 and
the burlington bristol bridge. >> reporter: a lot of people planning barbecues, if you're heading to the store, it's going to be hot. 76 degrees by 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m., we're humid today. 2:00 p.m., 88. we're going for a high of 90 degrees we'll hit that at 3:30 p.m. and sitting on that at 4:00 p.m. there's a slight chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm this afternoon and evening. that's mainly up in the northern areas, lehigh valley northern bucks and montco and berks county. remember when we're not on the air get the latest weather information with our 6abc news app you can see all the radar images. i love the live radar feature on that, especially when there's a threat of a thunderstorm around. a bill to ban smoking on new jersey beaches is heading to chris christie.
christy has vetoed a similar bill before and said bans should be left to shore towns and local communities not mandated statewide. the you are not current bill would allow towns to set aside a 15% of a beach for smokers. philadelphia police are on the look out for fishy seafood sales after bandits stole $52,000 of the stuff out of a van. 6 men used box cutters to break into a holding truck. they popped the lot and loaded up before taking off in the suv. police believe they will try to resell the seafood or own a seafood store themselves. connections.
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the hunt for a driver in a deadly hit-and-run. investigators say the 57-year-old victim was dropping off his church group in west kensington when he was hit. police are looking for a dark colored car with front end damage and possible flat tire. >> reporter: huge backups because of the truck fire eastbound lanes of the pennsylvania turnpike, all traffic being forced off at delaware valley. >> reporter: we're off to a warm start, 70 in philadelphia. we quickly push into the 80s.
today's high, 90. slight chance of pop-up thunderstorm north and west of philadelphia in the afternoon an evening. that's it for us, we'll be back in 30. you will want to know what's going on in the pennsylvania turnpike. for matt o'donnell, karen, alicia, i'm tam. ♪ they go oh-ooh-ooooh. ♪ sitting, watching, waiting, wishing. ♪ ♪ i tell you one thing, you never knew it. ♪ ♪ at the back of the bus ♪ there is so much to give, so dream big. ♪ ♪ yeah. ♪ and when they screaming get out, get out. ♪ ♪ all i wanna hear is get down, get down. ♪ ♪ yeah. ♪ and when they screaming get out, get out. ♪ ♪ all i wanna hear is get down, get down. ♪
good morning, america. flash flood emergency in the south. 16 inches of rain sweep away two overnight in texas. neck high water traps more than a dozen students in a kentucky cave. more rescues under way right now and the new tropical system taking aim at the coast. as 38 million get ready to travel this holiday weekend. breaking right now, president obama makes history. the first sitting president to visit hiroshima. >> the world was forever changed here. >> laying a wreath addressing survivors but no apology. we're live in japan with the latest. a massive evacuation. after a plane's engine bursts into flames on the runway, smoke pouring out as the flight prepares to take off with more than 300 on board. all runways at the airpo