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since he became commander-in-chief. >> a suspect drunk driver slams into two parked cars. first, we're tracking wet weather for sunday, keep the umbrella handy as you head today. >> sky6 live hd looking at the center city skyline. we've seen the rain, but we're keeping an eye on the winds to really pick up later today. meteorologist chris sowers tracking it all for you with the accuweather forecast, wet and wild. >> reporter: wet and wild. you remember the nor'easter we had a couple of weeks ago it will be comparable to that, winds up to 50 or 60 overnight tonight and into tomorrow. with that said let's get you outside, a shot of the commodore barry bridge. we have gray skies and drizzle and mist across the area, steadier rains are off to the northwest. storm tracker 6 live we set it in motion for you, you see the frozen precipitation is confined to areas well north of the lehigh valley. in the poconos, wilks-berre
scranton area. we'll make a zoom into the lehigh valley. there's allentown, northeast extension into lake harmony and poconos that's where the freezing rain is. perhaps as far south as the northern portions of the lehigh valley. temperatures will climb into the low 40s this afternoon. for the immediate philadelphia it's all a cold rain today. national weather service has issued a winter weather advisory for counties highlighted here, in effect for the combination of sleet and freezing rain. the magic number is 32 degrees, once we get above 32 we don't have to worry about ice freezing on contact with the ground. allentown, 32, poconos 27. when we come back we'll look at the rain in the lehigh valley later on the high wind watch in effect overnight tonight and tomorrow for the gusty winds. >> head to 6abc.com/weather for
updates on the wind and rain. in addition to the storm tracker 6 live you will find hourly updates, and facebook and twitter are great ways to follow and connect with either of our meteorologists. >> a man had to be rescued when a fire ripped through his home in delaware county overnight. this is viewer video of the flames on the 1100 block of parker street in chester. the two-alarm blaze badly damaged the two story win home. the man was ces -- as he is riewed on the -- rescued on the second floor. a firefighter is in the hospital after suffering chest pains while battling a fire overnight. firefighters were called to the route 130 in delran. explosion and flames met firefighters as they arrived on the scene. a home behind the used car dealership caught on fire. one firefighter complained of chest pains and taken to the
hospital to be evaluated. he is expected to be okay. the cause is under investigation. 9:02. two men were shot in the city's strawberry mansion section this morning. philadelphia police are trying to figure out what led to the shooting. officers were called to the 25th street near cecil b. moore avenue. the vehicle slammed into a parked car. the driver was shot in the face. officers rushed him to temple university hospital in critical condition. just down the block officers found a second mantua gunshot injury to his shoulder. he was taken to the hospital in stable condition. a car involved in a crash that sent four people to the hospital is being checked for dui. the three people injured were all in the car that caused the crash. they were taken to the hospital to be treated. >> now, to what appears to be
an implicit challenge to president trump's presidency by north korea. the communist nation fired the first missile since president trump became president. >> just as president trump and president abe sat down to dinner, north korea blasted a missile over the sea of japan. after dinner the two leaders stood shoulder to shoulder. >> i just want everybody to understand and fully know that the united states of america, stands behind japan it's great ally, 100%. >> reporter: not a foregone conclusion. >> you ever the maniac in north korea. maybe they have to do something. right now if he acts badly
toward japan we end up in a world war ii. >> reporter: out on the campaign trail candidate trump suggested japan was taking advantage of america's protection, while stealing american jobs. >> and they are not even paying us. how stupid are we folks? how stupid are we? >> reporter: now the two leaders are jointly urging north korea to abandon it's missile program and not take any further provocative actions. demonstrators took to the street to protest a new series of raids. federal agents rounding up up documented immigrants and deporting them. this as trump's executive order temporarily banning travel from some countries is set to take center stage. the administration hinting it may file a new order of the version tomorrow one that's
likely to pass muster with the courts. >> that was david wright with the court. >> milan -- melania made her first appearance with the first lady of japan. time 9:06. tributes are pouring in for al boscov, the long time leader of the department store that bears his name. ceo an family man and philanthropist lost his battle to pancreatic cancer inside his home. his good friend and fellow partner greg pool said he was
glad to see his friend before he died. >> it was very humbling to be allowed to enter his room and see him and love him and kiss him and touch. >> he said there will never be an al boscov his vision will live on in the millions of charities he donated to. >> dozens of raising their glasses to a legendary bartender we say more who began working at chearlings bar back in 1977. he was known for serving customers with a smile up until his death at the age of 60. >> he was loved in a way of the like you were home when you were here. >> more passed away last monday while working out on a
treadmill. charlie's bar was opened yesterday morning for 3 hours nine minutes a symbolic gesture in honor of his 39 years of service. >> 9:08. women who give birth to premature beads may be at risk of heart disease. >> we're enjoying lower prices at the pump, are we getting with a what we paid for? details in the troubleshooters report. >> every pet needs to go for a walk. we have video of a man's pet turtle who walks the streets of new york. can't wait for that piece of video. let's take you live outside right now, this is the city hall camera overlooking center city. meteorologist chris sowers says prepare for rain today and the wind is coming tomorrow. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come back.
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psychology. water began flowing over the spillway in california for the first time in the its nearly 50 year history. earlier this week, chunks of concrete blew off the mile long spillway. engineers believe the dam is sound and not a threat to the public. all right, let's get you caught you mean on the forecast as you plan your day back here. >> reporter: rain for us. >> reporter: a little bit of rain. unfortunately temperatures are cooperating we're not dealing with a major ice storm here. if you go farther to the north out of the viewing area, all of a sudden it turns into a messy situation. the poconos, wilks-berre scranton area, it's a straight ice storm. fortunately mother nature is cooperating and things are working out better. the greens are showing up to the west, the blues shopping up to the north. you can see that speck around
allentown, that's representing where we're seeing sleet and freezing rain. it's the typically cooler areas that are hovering close to 32 degrees. the ice storm in lake harmony and the poconos. everybody else is seeing rain. in allentown, 34. other locations in and around that area that are at 32 degrees this morning. watch out for slick spots up there. philadelphia, 42. millville, 44. actually everybody south of the pennsylvania turnpike. it's going to be a rain event here as testers -- temperatures are already up in the 40s. even though we're in the 40s, feels like the mid 0s. this 30s, this is noticing compared to what's on the table tonight overnight. this storm hits the coast, it bombs out what we call a meteorologic bomb. winds on the backside of that
low tomorrow afternoon we'll see gusts as high as 50 to 60 miles per hour. make sure you have everything tied down outdoors. anything that's loose you will run the risk of losing it. future tracker 6, 1:00 p.m., steady rains for most of the region. there's the mixing taking place in the lehigh valley and the poconos. that continues until 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. after that everything clears out. we'll see cloudy skies and periods of rain and leftover drizzle. the steady rains fall between the late morning hours into the first part of the afternoon. by evening skies are attempting to brighten up a little bit before sunset. monday looks nice, look for a combination of sun and clouds, we're wind whipped with gusts in the 50 to 60 miles per hour range. the national weather service issued a high wind watch for the entire area, the poconos state of area and jersey shore and the city of philadelphia. when we see winds gusting 350 to
60 miles per hour that is what you can expect to happen armed your neighborhood. 10 to 40 miles per hour you get the entire tree in motion, it becomes difficult to walk at times. 40 to 50 smaller twigs are broke, cars veer on the roads a little bit. once you get into0/50 to 60 you see trees tip over. we should see gusts in the 50 to 60-mile an hour range. smaller trees could become uprooted and power outages. 45 degrees is the temperature, it's a miserable day. overnight tonight, partly cloudy an windy, 31 for the suburbs, 35 for center city. once we get past the strong
gusty winds, the rest of the seven day looks all right. tuesday, valentine's day not bad. wednesday, cloudy, high of 47. thursday, we're watching a model closely they are hinting at a coastal storm. every single one of the models take the storm out to sea, windy and cooler, 40, by next weekend, winter is gone, 53 saturday, 60 for sunday. >> ardythe ardythe -- hopeful. >> it takes a lot for new yorkers to stop and look, a man walked his two turtles in east har let -- harlem. he said they make their way toward the door to let him know they are ready for a walk. he said they are okay with the cold weather and retreat into their shells if they were not up for an adventure outside. >> it's going to take a long
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two areas of low pressure merging off the coast. once they come together this things explodes and we get the powerful winds wrapped in on the backside. this is the rpm model that we use at "action news." right there you can see the circulation here, all the winds is being sucked into the middle of this thing like a vacuum. you see the winds on the backside that's the winds that will be whipping everything around as we head into tomorrow. with the soil being damp i think you'll have problems with number three on the list, downed trees and power outages, with 50 to 60-mile an hour winds developing overnight tonight and through the day tomorrow. guys? >> thank you for the update. drivers are saving a little bit of cash when they fill up. the aaa said the average price has fallen for the 5th straight week. nationwide 2.27.
philadelphia, 2.52. new jersey, drivers are paying 2.33 and in delaware, it's costing 2.18 per gallon to fill up. pennsylvanians are paying the highest gas tax in the nation, now you want to make sure you're getting paid for at the pumps. >> inspectors are supposed to check each pump every 18 months. "action news" troubleshooter went along with the inspectors in bucks county. we did our own undercover surveillance. >> we get hundreds of complaints every year, from consumers that call us with concerns about problems when they purchase gas. bucks county weights and measures invites the troubleshooters to come along on the inspection. at the first gas station, no problem, but at this one, pump jump. >> basically as soon as you pick up the pump before you have a chance to squeeze the nozzle as you can see here it starts
charging you. >> you're paying 9 cents for gas you never got. >> that's correct. >> reporter: this is something you can and watch out for. when the inspectors returned indeed norm pump jump. watch happens at the classic super pumper on route 1. all the pumps appear to be in use. seconds later, two sets of pumps shut down. the attendants claim they can't get them back on, which means inspectors can't do their job on the pumps. these inspectors say it has manifested here twice before. >> it's almost as if somebody doesn't want us to test the president trump. the inspector instructs the station not to use them or tamper with them. within the hour, the station manager opens the cabinets in question, the pumps come back to life and some of the tags that
say do not remove are gone. then the attendant uses the pumps to fill up customer vehicles. >> who opened up that pump? >> it wasn't me, i don't know who cut you off. >> we have it on camera. >> cut the cord? the manager of the station admits he did it. >> why did you take the tag off the pump. >> reporter: wayne is the owner. >> wayne got bills to pay, he told me to cut the tag he got to pump the gas to pay the bill. >> reporter: he is facing charges filed by bucks county consumer protection. >> if i have an electrical problem the only way to test the electric is to turn it on. it doesn't make any sense to turn that off it might set itself off anyway. >> reporter: he is not a first time offender, he pleaded guilty three times to other court actions brought against the station. >> i did the five gallon test like we did earlier it turns out
they were taken from the consumer. >> reporter: he said quote pleading guilty doesn't mean you are guilty, it means you don't feel like going to court over one pump. he said he is pleading not guilty to the recent violations filed against them. he believes he has a good track record since he's been in business for 45 years and has 52 pumps. while one pump was out of calibration it was giving away too much gas in favor of the customer. we have information how to be a smart consumer at the pump at 6abc.com. time 9:27 there's much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. 92 points is not considered high for a basketball game until you consider it was all from one player. hear how this high schooler celebrated that big accomplishment. >> that perfect cup of coffee can be hard to come by, unless
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capability. >> two men are shot and wounded on a philadelphia street overnight. police are trying to figure out if the shootings are connected. >> we're tracking rain move across the region as winds pick up later today. >> meteorologist chris sowers is here with a look at accuweather. >> reporter: we have rain this afternoon, the rain is not the story, it will be the wind gusts that pickup overnight tonight and through the day tomorrow. we could gusts 60 miles per hour. we see whitecaps develop we could see seas as high as 8 to 10 feet this time tomorrow. the wind will whip everything up in the short term. ice storm for the poconos points north an east, rain for everybody else. there's allentown, most areas seeing a cold rain, every now and then we start to see specs of blue showing up here, that would represent where we are picking up a little bit of freezing rain. the big concern is in the
poconos. if planning to do skiing this is a bad day to head north. sleet and freezing rain expected throughout the day, treacherous traveling conditions, there's so much ice the weight of the ice could create power outages and power lines could drop. the philadelphia area, jersey shore, surrounding suburbs, we ask you to use caution on the roads because of the rain. areas of fog and rain and drizzle throughout the day. >> the u.s. strategic command said the missile test fired by north korea yesterday was not capable of reaching the united states. >> president trump has reacted to the missile launch, the first one since he took office. the missile was fired while the president met in florida with japanese abe. abe condemned the launch calling it deplorable. president trump assured the prime minister that the u.s.
supports japan. >> the united states of america stands behind japan, it's great ally, 100%. thank you. >> south korea's from him said the missile -- foreign minister said the missile launch leader kim jung il is irrationale. owe this week with george stephanopoulos will have more on the launch and the white house's response coming up at 10:30 on 6abc. >> philadelphia police are working to track down a suspect involved in a double shooting that happened in the 900 block of south 4th street in south philadelphia at 12:30. police say a 16-year-old boy and 24-year-old man both had graze wounds. they were taken to jeff shon hospital hospital to be treated. new nerves to tell you about the
fatal shooting in bridgeton, cumberland county. police say 23-year-old was shot and killed while running from officers on the 2 hub -- 200 block of south avenue friday night. we don't know if he fired shots at police or why he was being chased. the prosecutor's office is investigating. family, friends and fell officers paid their respects to slain delaware corrections officer steven floyd. 1800 people attended the private funeral. those who worked with the 47-year-old father and grandfather called him a dedicated officer who she would not have oh, oh, who should have not lost his life. >> sad, sometimes it takes a tragedy for people to wake up. >> i want justice, i do. it's a shame it happened. i hope it gets better.
>> among the thousands of mourners who turned out for the memorial throughout the weekend, were officers is from new jersey, new york, pennsylvania and maryland. >> this weekend anti-abortion activists held protests across the nation and right her in the philadelphia area. several dozen people demonstrated at the planned parenthood center in warminster, bucks county. they called for the federal government to call off payments to the organization. several people spoke while others held signs. activists staged similar rallies across the nation and many cities. supporters showed up for the demonstration, those who want planned parenthood defunded are encouraged by the trump administration. >> no organization that kills innocent human beings deserves any taxpayer money and of course
planned parenthood kills 300,000 innocent beings every year. >> planned parenthood is reimbursed for birth control and cancer screenings. sixers star joel embiid cause a firestorm when he jumped on stage at a meek mills concert. bob brooks has reaction. >> reporter: joel embiid can dance. the 76 star made an appearance on stage, you can see for yourself, the 7-footer has moves. we found out before the game against the heat, the big man has a partially torn meniscus in his left knee. he has not played in nine straight games, the question is should he be dancing at a rap
concert. >> we want him healthy on the floor. >> reporter: he is not the only fan who feels that way. >> i don't think he should have did it. i guess he can do whatever he wants to do. >> some can see both sides to him on stage. >> he probably shouldn't be dancing, it's the personality, it's the life of his team he is a party kind of guy. >> some say they don't have a problem with it, they are interested in the sixers future. you have to trust the process, that team is the going to be great in two years, if they sandbag and get the second or third pick, i can't care what he does at any concert that's the team to beat. >> we spoke with impede at a shooter round and watched him do a similar dance at the concert. despite the partial tear he is getting some practice in. he acknowledged he wasn't healthy and gave no timetable
when he will play again. >> i'm going to play nick. >> reporting at the wells fargo center, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> it is causing controversy. he did have dance moves, though, right? >> not like chris sowers pretty close. of course not. 9:37 much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. you have to save up more cash to get to the haunted mansion/mountain. we have a price hike at the happiest place on earth. an 18 wheeler can't handle the wind, we have world on what happened to the police car and why the big rig driver is allegedly at fault. now looking live through sky6 live hd old city there, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. >> a new jersey man was killed
this weekend while snow boarding in vermont. 26-year-old james myers of toms river died in an accident while snow boarding at killington mountain. he left the trail they were on and hit a trail. he died at the hospital from his injuries, police say he was not wearing a helmet. watch this dash cam video as high winds push an 18 wheeler over. it was traveling on interstate 80 when wind topping 90 miles per hour knocked the truck over on top of the police car. nobody was inside the police cruiser at the time. police say the driver of the tractor-trailer ignored posted warnings and has been cited for traveling in a closed section of highway. >> we'll be dealing with winds. that's why we issued a high winds warning. we'll see winds not 90, but we could see 60-mile an hour gusts that could blow cars off the roads or tractor-trailers or
things like that. future tracker 6 we have light rain showing up in philadelphia, points north and west, a little bit farther to the north in the lehigh valley county poconos they are dealing with icing. look at allentown in the middle of screen. you see that speck of blue south of allentown. that's where we're seeing freezing rain. the bigger icing event is to the north. in the poconos, lake harmony, mount pocono, stroudsburg hazleton area. they could see anywhere from a quarter inch of ice to perhaps a little bit more. 0 lousy conditions, treacherous traveling conditions. travel is not advised over the next 6 to 10 hours. yesterday we had a high of 34 degrees. chilly, windchills in the 20s, hello yesterday, 56 with a combination of sun and clouds, the normal is 43 which is close to where we'll be today. later in the avenue day forecast we'll get into next week, 50s and 60s.
warmer conditions on the way. wind out of the east, we won't have any ice to deal with in the philadelphia area today. numbers are in the 40s, we're close to the freezing mark in allentown. 33. that magic number is 32. poconos way below freezing, 26. that's why you're dealing with the ice. everybody from philadelphia south this is a rain event. it could be steady at times, i don't want to say heavy. wind speeds out of the east at 5 to 15 miles per hour. let's go live on sky6 live hd, this is the kinley, -- commodore barry bridge, earlier you could see the cameras shaking a little bit. every now and then you see the cameras dancing answer a little bit with winds gusting. satellite and radar it's because of this storm here, once it hits the coast it's explodes. it rapidly intensifies it's what we call bombing out. the winds on the backside kind
of pick up or enhance and we see the 40 to 60-mile an hour. future tracker 6, the steadiest rains come through 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. the rest of the time we're looking at on and off showers and leftover drizzle. you go farther to the north you get into the blue color that's where we're picking up icing. no icing in philadelphia, a lot of ice is possible in the poconos, again this is mainly north of allentown, even though this model has icing to the south. most of it should stay in the lehigh valley and the poconos, and then the story switches over to the winds overnight into tomorrow, we'll stop the clock around lunchtime, gusts anywhere from 50 to 06 miles per hour. that could create problems with downed trees and power outages in parts of the area. travel conditions will become difficult tomorrow morning. especially when the winds start to peak in the 50 to 60-mile an hour range. today is relatively quiet
compared to what we'll deal with tomorrow. 40s and low 50s to the south. periods of rain and drizzle. areas of fog, lehigh valley in the upper 30s, poconos staying around freezing. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, looks a little bit better tomorrow afternoon, even though we are forecasting strong gusting winds, a nice looking day, combination of sun and clouds. tuesday, sun and clouds, 45. wednesday, clouds, 47. thursday, 43. saturday, 53. sunday, high anywhere from 60 to 63 degrees as we start to warm up again, iwonderring if winter is done -- i'm wondering if winter is done at that point. >> let's hope so. >> you can find live look at forecast and double scan radar at 6abc.com/weather.
9:47 a.m., 42 degrees out there, sky6 live hd looking from the temple university camera overlook center city. meteorologist chris sowers says prepare for rain today it's not a pretty day in store and the wind is coming tomorrow. visiting the happiest place on earth will cost you a little bit more money. the single day ticket to walt disney world and disneyland will increase $5. 115 in orlando and $110 in anaheim. nis knee is the parent -- disney is the parent company of 6abc. more retail changes are dropping the ivanka trump brand series and kmart are removing the merchandise from stores and online. 31 trump home items were removed. sears and kmart do not carry items in the brick an mortar
stores. nordstrom dropped the brand citing falling sales. >> good news for fans of prince. his hit songs are available on streaming music today. purple rain is made available on spotify. until now, the cot log of music was -- catalogue of music was only available on title. car companies are using super sized version to accurately reflect americans. reachers at the university of michigan say americans are larger and older, so they have updated the dummies to create
safer vehicles. 273-pound dummy is 106 pounds heavier than the original model. in san francisco getting a quick cup of coffee has gone hitech. the first robotic cafe has opened. there are no barista's waiting on you. you can order it with an app and it will be waiting for you when you arrive. >> they make the recipes correctly and consistently every time. >> you can order anything from a latte to cappuccino. people who tried the coffee, say the coffee actually tastes better than their usual cup. however they prefer the personal
morning, sky6 live hd taking a live look at the battleship new jersey on the camden waterfront. rainy today, windy tomorrow, so get ready. >> turning to sports now, an update on the injury to the sixers player who has been sidelined for weeks. >> plus the flyers take a bite out of the sharks in ot. here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: joel embiid is dealing with more than a bone
bruise after all. he has a minor tear in the meniscus in the left knee. it's not serious or requires surgery. an mri three weeks ago revealed the tear after he got hurt against portland. the sixers are not sure fit happened -- if it happened at the time or was preexisting. it is the bone bruise that's causing the problem. there's no timetable for embiid's return. >> i'm not healthy. my knee the bone bruise, they are not going to push me, i'm just doing -- >> as we progress forward we'll try to get him to the point where he can play and play in a way that's effectively
asymptomatic and stays that way. >> reporter: embiid's injury taking center stage after the star was dancing on stage at the meek mill concert. brett brown spoke to him about how this could be perceived because he is hurt and not played in 9 weeks. who needs him against miami, the hottest team in the nba cooled off by the sixers, nerlens noel slammed in the first, 19 for him. silva, bam in the second. sixers in double digits. it turns into a slam dunk contest. nerlens noel puts it away. they hang on to win. they won 20 games for the first time ever under brett brown. the big question for him, okafor and the trade rumors. >> there were trade rumors happening before the game, i was aware of those, in those
situations you know i felt it was best to not complicate things and not play okafor. claude giroux called out the team saying i have to be better and we have to be better and change our mindset against san jose. flyers coach switching up the four lines and guess what a goal. in the third period finally, flyers up 1-0. it doesn't last long, three minutes later, patrick marlo. in oc, wayne simmons off the steal, good night. flyers win ending their three game losing streak. they are on the outside wild card standings looking in.
there's still a lot of hockey to be played. i'm jeff skeverski have a great day. >> california high school sophomore scored nearly 100 points in a single basketball game. he did it all for a fellow classmate. he is a 6'2" standout. last week he scored 92 points during one game. before the game started a fell student needed emergency heart surgery. after the game he tweeted 92 points love for lexi. his brother is a basketball star in his own right. he is a point guard at ucla. >> much more to come on "action news." a dream wedding and it didn't cost a penny. details on this beautiful ceremony at the kimmel center. >> keeping memories alive, how one officer is remembering others killed in the line of duty. those stories and more, plus, meteorologist chris sowers will
county home. >> president trump reacts to north korea's first missile test since he became cheer. >> a philadelphia street looks like a demolition derby after a drunk driver slams into parked cars. >> first, keep your umbrella handy as you head outside. >> sky6 live hd looking at the commodore barry bridge. chester, delaware county, you can see the rain drops are on the camera. we'll see the winds picking up across the area later today. >> meteorologist chris sowers is at the "action news" big board with all this and more. chris? >> reporter: good morning, guys, you'll be happy to know, yes it's rain drops and not snowflakes. we're not missing this by much. maybe a hundred miles that's about it. huge snowstorm for new england they will see anywhere from 8 to 16 inches. snow. bar harbor maine they are looking at 28 inches.
make a quick zoom there's reading and hamburg and pottstown they are reporting light to moderate rain this morning. notice the specks of blue south of allentown area of we are picking up a little bit of freezing rain or freezing drizzle. it's rain falling to the ground, the ground is below freezing, it freezes on contact. be careful out there. 222, i-78 north an east of those two roads some of the secondary roads could become slick in the next couple of hours. pottstown, 31. quakertown, 31. martins creek, 32. because of the freezing rain that's falling, the temperatures staying below freezing, we have a winter weather advisory in effect for the area here. in the lehigh valley and the poconos, berks and upper bucks county, sleet and freezing rain. when i come back we'll focus on
this and the strong gusty winds tomorrow in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. appreciate it, thank you so much. folks head to 6abc.com/weather for anytime for updates on the wind and rain. in addition to storm tracker 6 live you'll find hourly updated forecast and facebook and twitter a great way to follow and connect with other meteorologists. a man had to be rescued when a fire ripped through his home in delaware county. this is the viewer video of the flames on the 1100 block of parker street this chester. the man was rescued from the second floor. he was taken to crozer-chester medical center tore treatment. the cause is under investigation. a south jersey firefighter is recovering this morning after suffering chest pains while battling a blaze overnight. fire crews were called to the 2900 block of route 130 in delran, burlington county. explosions and flames met firefighters as they aind on --
arrived on the scene. a home behind the used car dealership caught on fire. a firefighter experienced chest pains. he was taken to the hospital to be evaluated. he is expected to be okay. 10:03 a.m., two men were shot in the strawberry mansion section overnight. philadelphia police are working hard to figure out what led to the shooting. officers were called to the cecil b. moore avenue. they found a vehicle slammed into a parked car. the driver was shot in the face. officers rushed him to temple university hospital in critical condition. just down the block, officers found a second mantua gunshot injury to the shoulder. he was taken to the hospital in stable condition. the driver of a car involved in a crash sent four people to the hospital is being tested for dui. police say the car collided with two parked suvs, on the 4200 block of north broad street in hunting park section. three people injured were all in the car that caused the crash.
they were taken to the hospital to be treated. now to what appears to be an implicit challenge to president trump by north korea. the communist nation tested their first missile launch since he became commander-in-chief. it happened as trump was having dinner with japanese prime minister. >> reporter: just as president trump and president abe sat down to dinner, a missile was launched over the sea of japan. >> reporter: after dinner the two leaders stood shoulder to shoulder. >> i want everybody to understand and fully know that the united states of america stands behind japan great ally, 100%. >> reporter: not a foregone conclusion. >> you know you have the maniac
in north korea. maybe they have to do something. right now if he acts badly, toward japan, we end up in a world war. >> reporter: out on the campaign trail candidate trump suggested japan was taking advantage of america's protection while stealing american jobs. >> and they are not even paying us, how stupid are we? , how stupid are we? how stupid are we? >> reporter: now the two leaders are urging north korea to abandon their ballistic missile program and not take any provocative action. demonstrators took to the streets to protest a series of raids. ice rounding up undocumented immigrants and deporting them this as the travel banl is set to -- ban is set to take center
stage. the administration will file a new order tomorrow one that is likely to pass muster with the courts. >> that was david wright reporting. >> meanwhile, milania trump made her first appearance as first lady. she took to twitter for the first time since president trump's inauguration saying we're responsible for empowering our next generation with values, #power every child, #power of the first lady. >> al boscov, ceo and philanthropist lost his battle to pancreatic cancer inside his home in reading. his fellow businessman craig pool said he was grateful to see his mentor hours before he died. >> it was very humbling, because i was allowed to be entered into his room and see
him, and love him and kiss him and touch him. >> pool said although there will never be an al boscov as a generous retail visionary he will live on in the money he donated to berks county. happening today, the delaware national guard gets a new commander, general carl timens will be promoted today a ceremony is set for this afternoon in new castle. she has nearly 40 years military experience and includes serving as a helicopter pilot and combat operations overseas. congratulations. >> indeed. the powerball jackpot keeps growing.
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celebrating the day of love. >> it is a labor of love for one philadelphia police officer how he honors fell men and women in blue who have died in the line of duty. now you're looking live sky6 live hd expring -- spring mountain there, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back.
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johnny betts does portraits of officers killed in the line of duty. the portraits are donated to the families or their colleagues. we have the story. >> reporter: my name is johnny castro i'm a philadelphia police graphic artist. these are some of the composites i've done, the forensic assets of it, we do the drawing of suspects. we have a victim or witness that has seen the suspect, they bring them down here i have a method i go over with them, pick out the official feets, i start with the -- features. i start with the eyes it's the easiest thing to do. i've always been good at drawing portraits.
i do portraits of officers that have fallen in the line of duty. this year i'm doing every single officer it's tough, as i'm doing one, another one is passing away. i start with the head first and add the croon form. you can make it look like a pencil or a paint brush. >> this is a portrait of a sheriff's deputy from north dakota he was shot and killed by a suspect after a vehicle pursuit. there's thousands of cops out there right now, you know sitting in their cars not knowing what's going to happen next. >> it's a way the uniform would look. i want to make sure my finished portrait of them is the way that they they remember them. i can't speak for everybody, but i think the police officer is doing the toughest job in the world. >> what meaningful work and
beautifully captured. >> very talented,. >> reporter: very nice. the weather citizen not nice. we have wet weather this morning, some locations starting to pick up icing well north of philadelphia, north of the pennsylvania turnpike getting into the lehigh valley. right here in the immediate philadelphia area, it's all rain or drizzle and we're starting to see the winds now, see the flags starting to whip in the winds, they will really whip as we get into the overnight first thing tomorrow morning. double scan live as we make a quick zoom to the north. this is one of the locations we're concerned will in terms of ice. you can see the blue showing up south of allentown. we're south of route 222 west of 309 you can see the blues around macungie, that's freezing rain. we're seeing freezing rain and sleet farther to the north of allentown, hanover and easton area. this was actually sent into me by rocky. you can see the freezing rain, look at the window here, that's
ice the ice is all over the car here. they are getting a mixture of sleet and freeing rain this morning. they had snow on the ground with the storm wednesday night into thursday. thankfully because of the east wind we don't have to deal with that today. it will be areas up to the north, north of allentown getting into the poconos and higher elevations of northwestern new jersey. easterly winds keep us in the mid 40s today. even with the winds it will feel like the 30s. feels like 33 in philadelphia. 37 in millville. 37 is the number for wilmington and dover, atlantic city, 36 degrees. the windchills will hang out in the 30s all day long. we're not losing the breeze. if anything winds start to increase in the afternoon that's when the numbers start tanking overnight tonight and especially tomorrow morning. the windchill tracker, windchills in the 30s throughout the day. here's double scan we set it in motion for you, a s.w.a.t. of snow north -- swath of snow
north and east. huge snowstorm for new england, ice storm for the poconos and scranton. rain for the philadelphia area, temperatures are too mild around the city of brotherly love. this afternoon, periods of rain, some of it steady to occasionally heavy. after 2:00 p.m., most of that is gone, the rest of the day is mainly cloudy with leftover drizzle or a couple of leftover showers, by 3:30 we're hanging on to frozen precipitation well up to the north. in the lehigh valley and the poconos dealing with an ice storm. the concern becomes the winds overnight tonight into tomorrow. national weather service issued this high wind watch for the entire area. the wet soil a lot of us will have problems with power outages and down trees or the smaller
trees tomorrow morning into the afternoon. the winds scale looks like, 30 to 40-mile an hour you see the whole tree in motion, it becomes difficult to walk. we get the 40 and 50-mile an hour we see the twigs down the cars veer on the road. 50 to 60 is where we'll be tomorrow morning. small trees becomes uprooted and power outages, as well. that's overnight tonight and after midnight into tomorrow. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, drizzle and fog, 45 degrees, not the way we wanted to finish the weekend, but it could be worst. overnight tonight, 31 degrees outlying suburbs, 35 center city. gust picking up after midnight 35 miles per hour. tomorrow we see the 60-mile an hour gusts. rain today, 45. wind whipped tomorrow, 43.
valentine's day sun and clouds, comfortable, we lose the wind. wednesday, cloudy and mild, high of 47. thursday, all the models are hinting at a coastal storm, right now almost every single one of them takes it out to sea. looks like a miss. cooler days, 42 friday, 53 saturday, early call on sunday, is back in the 60s. which i enjoyed the day after we had the snowstorm and 70 degrees. >> you do love spring. 10 17 there was not a dry i-- eye in the place as the couple tied the knot. ashley wood walked down the aisle yesterday. waiting for her, kevin, the couple won an all and he knows paid wedding in a contest for adelphia restaurant. the plans were derailed when
ashley was diagnosed with cancer. kevin was diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer he was given 6 months to live. he said the dream of marrying ashley is what got them through the toughest day. >> this couple won a free wedding, they tied the knot at the kimmel center rooftop garden. they won the momma give away. your choice of smart phone could affect your search for love. single iphone users are 21 more time more likely to judge an android user negatively. and android users are likely to judge iphone users negatively,
as well. if you have an older model of a smart phone you are 56 less likely to get a daylight. >> val sal is considered the -- valentine's day is considered the most romantic day of the year. >> according to the survey, dinner and movie is the most popular date, followed by a walk outdoors, a fancy dinner for two, and neck flicks and couples massage. 90% of women said they would rather receive diamonds than chocolate. 14% of single and loving it. 13% say they buy candy and flowers for themselves. 11% said they are proposed to on valentine's day. and 5% said they are 0 going on tinder date. >> only 90% of women are
everybody is talking about, facebook, youtube and a whole lot more. a police officer in canada, thought he was being called out to break up a fight, instead he found himself in this danceoff, when the officer was responding to a 911 call, bust a move there, he found out it was at that group of college students shooting a music video. the students saw the officer and got nervous, it turns out he was more experience and said i can bust a move better than you guys. >> chris your good. 6-year-old rang the bell and danced a jig at children's hospital at pittsburgh in celebration of the end of his chemo threment. treatment. he has been eve receiving chemo
for a brain tumor. the tumor is much smaller and hope he can live with it with treatment. >> tells us what you think about these by going to be our facebook and twitter accounts. >> inside story is coming up on 6abc. >> here's matt o'donnell with a preview. >> reporter: a bombshell from philadelphia district attorney seth williams will not seek a third term. is his political career over? who is the frontrunner to replace him. governor wolf issues his budgets address in harrisburg, does it kick the can down the road once again? all coming up on inside story at 11:30 a.m. go to protect your vehicle?
yourself, chris sowers. >> reporter: yesterday was better than today. yesterday, temperatures in the mid 50s, south jersey, 57, 58. today a different story, rain and drill, areas of fog. 45 degrees is the forecasted high. with the winds it will feel like the 30s. speaking of wind, we get into it tomorrow, winds could gust 50 to 60 miles per hour. high wind watch harsh issued by the weather service. high winds in the 20s and 30s. there could power outages and trees down tomorrow afternoon.
>> this week with george stephanopoulos is coming up next on 6abc. >> good morning will have more on the north korea missile test this weekend here's george with a preview. >> coming up on this week breaking news, north korea with the first missile test in the trump presidency. another week where the white house faced questions about conflicts of interest, executive order an travel ban struck down. we'll talk to steven miller and the attorney general leading the challenge to the ban and our power house round table. >> "action news" continues back here at noon, here's some of the stories we're working on for you, from boys to young gentlemen, the pledge they made in the program to give em -- them a brighter future. a controversial bill that could affect events held in the
starting right now, on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. breaking overnight, north korea launches a ballistic missile. a critical foreign policy test for president trump. how will the white house respond? plus, constitutional showdown. >> we'll win that battle. we also have a lot of other options. >> after a major setback in federal court, the president stands by his travel ban. >> i think it's sad. i think it's a sad day. i think our security is at risk. >> at this pivotal moment. >> the future of the constitution is at stake. >> what will president trump do next? plus, the trump white house takes heat over conflicts of interest. >> go buy ivanka's stuff. and, contacts with russia. did the national security adviser break the law? >> i don't know about it. i haven't seen it. >> tough questions.
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