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the lehigh valley overnight. >> plus, another chance of becoming an instant multimillionaire. the powerball drawing is growing again. >> those stories, in a moment, but first, david murphy is outside tracking the accuweather forecast, how is sunday shaping up to be? >> reporter: it's starting out nice, low humidity and sun up over the horizon. feeling warm in the suit jacket, i don't know how much longer that will last on the terrace. satellite and radar you can see how cloud cover swept through earlier. we might have cirrus clouds during the day, but it will be bright. 73 degrees in philadelphia. same thing in wilmington, still in the upper 60s in allentown, reading and lancaster. 07 in trenton, 75 in millville. 75 in cape may. dewpoints are low, we're just slipping to 59 in philadelphia. so anything around 60 is not all that humid that's what we got
across the region. as you head through millville, cape may and dover, maybe a little bit sweatier down there. as we roll through the day, 88 is the high. reaching that around 3:00 p.m. that's a few degrees above average, but it's a nice 88 in that the humidity will remain low. of course, it's bright today, low 69 that's around average. monday mark the arrival of the eclipse. when i step inside we'll giving up the times when it will be the most pro uns -- pronounced for eclipse monday. 24 people are hospitalized as they recover from a crash on i-78 in north hampton county. the vehicle lost control and did a complete flip before landing on its wheels. i-78 was closed for an hour as state police investigated. the cause of the crash is under investigation. new at 9:00 a.m. a clerk at
a 7-eleven has been rushed to the hospital after being stabbed. police were called to the convenience store on the unit block of juniper off market in center city 6:45 a.m. this is the 7-eleven on the ground floor of the marriott hotel. police tell "action news" the man got into an argument over cigarettes. at some point the man pulled out knife and stabbed the clerk in the neck. the 52-year-old clerk was rushed to the hospital in serious condition. time 9:02 a.m., supporters of the late philadelphia mayor frank rizzo have been standings on guard outside a statue on city hall. they want to prevented be vandals from doing more damage after a statue and mural of rizzo were defaced in the past week. >> the latest affect of vandalism came yesterday morning when someone threw paint on the mural. "action news" talked to rizzo's
son. >> shame on them. >> reporter: from point on a mural to black power on a statue. >> it bothers me to see things like this happen. but in any stance you have to remember it's one or two people, it's not a majority. >> reporter: vandals struck the italian market mural splattering paint and kill killer cops and rip david. the words were covered and removed. it's hard for the artist who helped paint the mural in 1995. >> it's not once, it's five times and ten times, it's happens too often. >> reporter: a germantown town man spray painted the statue of rizzo at the municipal services building. it come under attack by hill --
helen gimmtu. his son said he was with a heavy handed law enforcer, but not a racist. >> he didn't care if a killer was white black yellow or purple, he enforced the laws. >> reporter: the mural arts head in philadelphia raised the possibility of removing the mural. some called it divisive, others say it should stay. >> we live in 201767 those things -- 2017, those things should not matter. >> he was the mayor in the city for 8 years and a big figure in the city. >> why would they want to remove the mural of my dad in south philadelphia. that mural is there for people to learn about philadelphia. >> reporter: rizzo tells me his
100 one-year-old mother heard about the vandalism, he said it bothers her, but used to it since her late husband took shots from crimmics most of his life -- critics most of his life and the shots continue. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> many wonder what prompted this reaction. rizzo's legacy is complicated, it dates back to the tush blent times in -- turbulent times in philadelphia history. go to 6abc.com while some believe the statue and mural should stay and others say it should go. more protests held across the nation denouncing white supremacy. 40,000 counter protesters marched in historic boston common where the conservative
group was planning to deliver speeches. the event was peaceful with 33 people arrested for disorderly conduct and assaulting police officers. [shouting] [. >> >> you can see it there tensions flared in dallas, texas. at the height of the rally, 2300 people joined in the demonstration. it was mostly peaceful until night falsely -- night full when a small section broke away and it got out of the hand. the president is spending his final weekend of summer vacation at his golf club. nearly 100 vehicles formed a motorcade driving through the town and honking horns. happening overnight in north philadelphia, a block party ended with police officers
firing shots and this morning there's investigation about what led up to the shooting. officers on bike patrol were flagged down about a mantua a gun who was not a part of the celebration. when officers approached they say the man ran toward an alley, the officers followed him that's when they say the man pointed a gun. that's when officers opened fire. the man was shot in the leg and taken to temple university hospital in critical condition. after the shooting, several men allegedly threw rocks and bottles at the officers in protest. no officers were hurt. a wrong way driver is dead after a crash on the new jersey turnpike in mount laurel. police say a car was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes when it slammed held on into another vehicle. a man and woman in the car that was hit were not seriously injured. the wrong way driver's identity was not released. good news as you head to
the gas station. gas prices are dropping. 2.33 down two cents from this time last week, although it's 18 cents more than this time last year. in philadelphia, 2.55 down two cents. drivers are paying 2.30 which is five cents cheaper than last week's average. in delaware 2.22 per gallon that's down 3 cents from last week. this could be good news for your wallet. there were no big winners in last night's powerball drawing. the jackpot is worth $650 million. that's the third largest jackpot in u.s. history. there were tickets sold in new jersey and pennsylvania, that matched the first five white balls, those are worth a million dollars. here's a look at the winning numbers, 17, 19, 39, 43, 68 and the powerball 13. i still have a shot.
>> can a guy dream? >> you can. >> 9:08 a.m., more to come on "action news" sunday morning. watch the total eclipse without damaging were eyes. warnings you need to know about before the moon moves in front of the sun. twisted metal is all that's left after tornado tore through the heartlands. david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, first a little information about the up coming eclipse. the sun is 400 times larger that be the moon and 400 times farther away making the sun and the moon appear to be the same during the total eclipse. #
two jaw dropping moments captured on camera in china as a sinkhole opens on the side of the street and there we go, that happening. a motorcyclist learning not to look at your phone. the video shows the man looking at his phone before diving into the hole. the man was not hurt seriously. a large and extremely dangerous tornado left a wide path of direction in iowa. this is the mangled mess left
behind after a twister blew through the town of melvin. there's word of any injuries, but we learned that 70 cows wandered off after the storm. 9:13 a.m., time for accuweather. we have gorgeous weather. >> reporter: beautiful day, low humidity, lots of sun, warm as you would expect in august. sky6 live hd shows us we have lots of sunshine, bright blue skies across the region and expecting to stay fairly bright and nice today, as we take a look at sky6 live hd in center city. right now across the region, comfortable conditions, 73 degrees currently in philadelphia. 70 in trenton. 69 in allentown and reading out in lancaster. 75 in cape may. 73 in wilmington, delaware. as we take a look, we have sky6 live hd and satellite 6 mirroring the same picture, lots of sunshine out there. shades necessary on the highways
and byways. we may develop pop up cloud cover here and there today, but generally speaking we're looking at a mostly sun afternoon ahead. in the lehigh valley, warm, not all that humid, 84 degrees. down the shore a nice day, as well. we have a low risk of rip currents today which is good for a change. temperatures in the ocean in the 70s anywhere from the low 70s to upper 70s. high today in rehoboth beach 84 degrees similar to south jersey. in philadelphia, sunny, warm, 88 degrees this afternoon, winds west northwest 7 to 14 miles per hour not all that strong of a breeze. overnight clear and comfortable, humidity is low, 69 degrees, winds west/southwest 5 to 10 miles per hour. the eclipse arrives tomorrow, looks like it will be centered in the afternoon, good viewing for the most part with clouds, we'll talk about that in a moment, the eclipse begins 1:21 a.m. it peaks at 2:44 p.m.,
that 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. is where you will get the most intense coverage of the sun. it will end at 1 minute past 4:00 p.m. there will be a frontal boundary off to the west, that will keep us warm a southerly flow. 89 is the high. might start to feel more humid as the day goes on. most of the models are keeping that far enough to the west of us, we wind up with mostly sunny skies and few clouds. there are, however, indications on one model in particular, the nam where it wants to sell the idea of showers and clouds coming in faster, the rest of it holding off rain until tomorrow night. we'll go with the mostly sunny calls. even though these model models have rain in the evening. this one want to keep us wet tomorrow afternoon. 88 degrees, low humidity. tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, high of 89.
i hope it work out that way. tuesday, hot and humid, a mix of sun and clouds, 91. evening thunderstorm possible. wednesday, humid with a thunderstorm. 84 not as hot and then thursday with the front departing we winds up with nice conditions, thursday, friday, saturday lots of sunshine, we've got low humidity all three days, great weather for the eagles the union and phillies toward the end of the week. those temperatures start to sag a little bit as we head toward the end of as you remember. nydia, nice today and hopefully nice tomorrow. >> a historic find was made this weekend the wreckage of the u.s.s. indianapolis was discovered on the shore of the indian ocean. it was the single worst loss at sea. many were killed by sharks. the ship played a role in the bombing of hiroshima before it was struck by japanese
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>> "healthcheck" this morning the great american eclipse is tomorrow. in our area we'll see a partial eclipse if the weather cooperates. >> if you plan to watch it you need approved glasses to protect your vision. just because the sun won't feel as bright when the eclipse happens it can damage your vision. here's ali gorman to explain. >> reporter: jack doingen is an of ogist. he is heading to south carolina. >> it's like midnight. it last 2 1/2 minutes. >> reporter: in our area we'll see a partial eclipse 75%. the doctor warns it creates the potential for damage. typically you can't stair at --
stare at the sun it's painful. >> it may get dim enough where your eyes would be comfortable staring at the eclipsing sun. ultraviolet roys are coming and -- rays are coming. those can damage your eyes. there's documented cases in people who stared at a partial eclipse. it causes blurry vision to the million dollars of the eye that can be permanent. the best defense is nasa approved eclipse glasses to block harmful rays. in normal light you cannot see anything, they will be black. you can see the sun and the glasses will protect your eyes and enhance your view. >> during the eclipse you will see a piece of the moon coming across the sun. >> reporter: we have a list of the approved glasses at 6abc.com or you can look for this iso
>> reporter: hi everyone, we have satellite showing you a lack of of cloud cover across the region today. we expect sunshine from start to finish with patchy clouds here and there. 73 in philadelphia. 75 in millville. still in the upper 60s in allentown, reading, and lancaster, 75 in cape may. warm in the water, too, ocean temperatures in the 70s. that means if you're at the shore today, nice in the water with a low risk of rip currents. nice on the beach, 85. 88 in philadelphia, sunny and
warm, not very humid. in the poconos we'll stop at 76 this afternoon, mr. hall and miss han. >> thank you so much. 9:24 a.m., aaa has a warning for drivers who may be on the road during the solar eclipse. be extra cautious as the event could cause quite a distraction. aaa is recommending you stay off the roads during the eclipse in at all possible. if you want to see the eclipse make a plan. get to a location early and make sure you have plenty of time to catch it. >> pick an exit and make sure you have a safe place to watch. again, if this is not a prior to for you, then you need to make sure that you're aware other people who are on the road and pedestrians who might be at a place like center city or on a main street. they may be out watching, so you need to keep an eye out for
them. >> good information there. aaa suggesting keeping your lights on during the rare event. lower your sun adviser down -- sun v eu6789 -- visor down. technology has come a long way since the last such celestial event that crossed the u.s. 40 years ago. >> this is the best picture we've had yet. >> reporter: a lot has changed in the last 40 years since we saw a total solar eclipse in the u.s. >> the big difference we can have an instant conversation. >> reporter: ben akerman is a senior editor at c-net.
technology is making it easier for everyone to be a part of it. >> i have never seen an eclipse before. >> reporter: appears have countdowns and -- apps have countdowns and maps to show you where to look no matter where you live. >> it gives you information. we'll see 7 3% eclipse. >> reporter: the place to live stream the eclipse if it is happening. if you're lucky enough to be in the path of totality. time lapse and use the tripod. set it for 20 minutes while the eclipse is happening that will cut down to a nice small video that will give it motion and you canin' and you can see it
happening. as for the eclipse selfie, it's not going to work. we could try and point behind ourselves and see what happens. >> reporter: but you're not hopeful. >> i'm not hopeful we'll get a lot of good shots like that. maggie ruly, abc news new york. >> meteorologist adam joseph traveling to missouri to bring you a view of the monday great american eclipse. he will be live, his live report starts tonight on 6:00 p.m. "action news." abc news will be bringing coast to coast coverage beginning at 1:00 p.m. after "action news" at noon. everyone is preparing. >> the kids and i are are going to be at -- the kids and i are going to be at grays house to share the glasses. he has a massive video game collection, now it's all gone. details on how much a man received for his most prized
>> this morning an rv catches fire spreading to a home in montgomery county. one person was hurt in the fire. >> tens of thousands of people crowd a historic spot in boston as an event called a free speech rally was controversy come by counter protesters. >> you'll need a pair of them to watch total solar eclipse. "action news" went in search for the coveted eclipse viewing glasses. >> meteorologist david murphy joins us with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. it's a good one. >> reporter: it's beautiful out there right now and staying that way later today. let's look outside, you can see the satellite is showing us plenty of sunshine, very little cloud cover out there. looks like we'll maintain fairly sunny conditions throughout the rest of the day and right into the early evening. temperatures right now are mild, 69 degrees in allentown, reading and lancaster. 70 in trenton. 73 in philadelphia. and down i-95 in wilmington. 74 at the airport in ac.
75 in cape may. as we take a look at today looks like a nice day for you and the dog for a walk or play in the park. 79 degrees by 7:00. that's where we were, 69 is where we were at 7:00 a.m. by noon, up to 81. high of 88 by 3:00 p.m. you will want water breaks and sunscreen certainly, you'll want a water break for the pooch, too, nice day overall with lowering humidity. 85 by 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., holding the low 80s. as we look at the eclipse forecast everybody needs the glasses that's for sure. the eclipse happens when the sun and moon aligns with the earth. a shadow blocks the sun we'll have a preyou.
preumbral shadow block the eclippings. eclippings -- eclipse. an rv was parked in a driveway in be abington township. crews got the call at 5:25 a.m. when they arrived. they found the rv in flames and pulled two people out. crews put the fire out quickly. a woman and her dog got out of the house safely. the man was taken to the hospital. other person inside the rv was taken to the hospital. no word on their condition. this, the action cam was on the 4500 block of lynn more street in southwest philadelphia where fire damaged a home. that started at 4:45 a.m. crews arrived and had the fire under control in 20 minutes. there were no reports of injuries and no word on the
cause of the fire. it was a day of protests around the country one week after the deadly violence at the white nationalist rally in char lotsville, virginia. no gathering was as large as this one in boston. tens of thousands showed up to counter protest what was billed as a free speech rally. lynn lopez with more on the report. >> reporter: a tense day on the streets of boston. 30,000 people marching against hate and racism. the crowd fearing white nationalists would join a group of conservatives holding a free speech rally. a group from the alt right group showed up. but police kept them a part. police remaining calm even when taunted. president donald trump weighing in online with a series of
tweets looks like many antipolice agitators in boston, police looking tough and smart, thank you. boston mayor and police commissioner agreeing. >> i want to thank everybody of sharing the message of love not hate. >> nobody got hurt or killed. >> reporter: police casting a watchful eye on several other protests around the country. in memphis, police arrested 6 people placing sheets over the statue of a confederate general and slave trader. more than 1,000 protesters rallied against white supremacy in austin. about 75 counter protesters turned out. barricades and police officers keeping aside the parts. abc news new york. >> we have more on the rallies held across the nation this
weekend. hundreds gathered in los angeles yesterday. speakers at the event denounce the hate speech and decried the violence that led to the woman being killed in charlottesville. with the statue of andrew jackson in the background, hundreds gathered to stand against racism and supremacy. heather heyer was killed when the rally in charlottesville turned violent. four confederate monuments have been removed in new orleans. president donald trump and first lady will not be attending the kennedy center awards, he is skipping the event because he has become a political distraction. several guests have said they would not attend the white house reception if president trump was there. it's a protest against his stance following the violence of
charlottesville, virginia. the kennedy center respected the president canceling the reception, the show will go on december 3. dick gregory has died. he made people laugh and made them think about racial divisions in our country. gregory won over white audiences in the crucial first days of the civil rights movement. he drew national attention to the early efforts to promote integration and justice for black people. gregory wrote more than a dozen books, he is survived by his wife and ten children. dick gregory was 84 years old. >> we have details on the shootout on friday between pennsylvania state troopers and robbery suspects. the shootout happened in fayette county during a sting operation state troopers set up with a man suspected of carrying out a string of robberies. the suspect pulled a gun and
shot a trooper in the stomach and the other in the hand. the troopers returned fire killing the suspect. one trooper is in critical condition. a second police officer shot in florida on friday night has died. sam howard and matthew baxter was shot during a confrontation in kissimmee, florida. officers returned fire, officers arrest the suspect at a bar. a 20-year-old was shot in the stomach on the 4600 block of north marvine street in the city's logan section. he was taken to the hospital in a private car. police arrested two suspects in connection with the home invasion in allentown, pennsylvania that left a man dead. a man and woman each 23 years old have been charged with murder and robbery and other crimes in connection with the august 13 killing of jermaine taylor. two others were charged earlier in the case.
taylor was shot and killed in front of his 8-year-old daughter. all right time 9:38 a.m., the great american eclipse is tomorrow. if you waited until now to get the eclipse glasses may be out of luck. >> reporter: it's important to use proper viewing glasses to protect your eyes from the damaging effects of the eclipse. people have been lining up to get their hands on a pair. main line optical had some available yesterday, but they sold out. the philadelphia zoo, people lined up before the doors open. >> it's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. >> it's once in a lifetime. >> experts worn if you can't get a pair of the glasses do not look at it. watch it on tv. you can make an indirect viewer at home, i have a quick dyi at 6abc.com and my facebook page.
meteorologist adam joseph is in missouri a place that will give you a view of the total eclipse. his live reports begin tonight at p.m. >> abc news airs live special coverage as the eclipse makes its way across the country from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. after "action news." you can find a special section on our website at 6abc.com/eclipse. tomorrow we'll have live cameras from coast to coast, at 2:00 p.m. join us for a special edition of "action news" at 6abc.com as the delaware and lehigh valleys watch the 2017 solar eclipse. >> are you ready? >> i'm ready. >> there's much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. imagine watching your beloved eagles while keeping your eyen on their foes all same time. it's possible we'll tell you how. >> she is a wanted woman she was shocked to learn there was a warrant out for her arrested.
sky6 live hd philadelphia international airport, meteorologist david murphy has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. more on the total solar eclipse. >> reporter: a partial solar eclipse can trick you. you may feel like it's dim enough to to stare at the sun. harmful rays can get through and damage your vision. make sure you're wearing nasa-approved eclipse glasses. aids group inira
people on a barcelona street. this morning, the king and the queen along with the nation's leading government officials gathered at a special mass at the barcelona cathedral to pray for the victims. dozens of road blocks have been put up against the northeastern side of the country. the van crashed into a crowd killing 13 and injuring 120. a 22-year-old moroccan man is suspected of carrying out the attack. there's a piece of disturbing video caught on dash cam. a florida mother was arrested for driving drunk in the car. >> how much have you had to drink? >> an attempted tow truck driver alerted police to the driver in west palm beach. police pulled her over and
conducted a sobriety test. another deputy showed up to take the child. once they got the woman in handcuffs and in the back of the patrol car things look an unexpected turn. >> i will kill you, i will kill you. >> stop kicking my car. >> reporter: i goes without saying, the woman faces charges driving under the influence and child abuse. a woman in oklahoma got a shock when she received a letter that she had a bench warrant for her arrest for an 24-year-old ticket. for a safety inspection ticket. the letter states she owes $228 for failing to pay the ticket 24 years ago. she said she took care of the citation when she received illustrate. the city says she needs to approve she paid the fees. she has hired a lawyer to iron out the situation. 24 years old. >> i bet that situation will be
ironed out. >> reporter: i think a town can do without the 200 bucks. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows we're dry, as you look at cape may, beautiful day building on the beach. we're down to a moderate -- excuse me a low risk of rip currents today that's good. going to be nice conditions with low humidity for most part, too, as you get into cape may it might be a little bit more humid this afternoon. 73 degrees in philadelphia. the dewpoint has slipped out of the 60s it's not humid out there. winds light at 8 miles per hour. the ocean temperature, 72. that's off ac farther down toward delaware, we've got some numbers in the water 78. so great on the beach. inland not bad, it will be warm, but you can see the lack of cloud cover to start out. as we go into the afternoon, just a little bit of cloud cover here and there. mostly sunny overall. warm conditions, 70 is where we were at 8:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m., 76. 81 at noon, 88 by 3:00 p.m. 84 degrees at 6:00 p.m. high temperatures across the region. 84 in i will aen -- allentown. 85 in trenton. 86 in millville. cape may, 83 degrees, along the boardwalk in ac in the mid 80s. the eclipse is tomorrow, and we're going to get that 80% coverage around the middle of the afternoon. the eclipse will begin at 1:21 p.m. it peaks at 2:44 p.m. between 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. it is at the height. we are generally looking at good viewing with a few clouds out there on most forecast models. there's a front off to the west, depending on how this gets at us, and how quickly it moves we could be in for a few clouds. it's going to be warm no matter what, 87 degrees, maybe more humid in the afternoon hours, particularly with the front getting closer. most of the models suggesting
mostly sunny skies, a few patchy clouds, we have a front that's has us closer to us, and force as shower in the afternoon. we're going with that idea. i wanted to throw it out there, just to remind you it's important to keep an eye on the forecast, we'll see if a model that suggested that last night has that this morning still wants to do it. solar eclipse preparations, don't look directly at the sun. they have to be the right kind of glasses. find a watch party they provide glasses for you and hope for clear skies. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 88 today, sunshine nice, tomorrow, sunny, 89 degrees, humid later on. hot and humid on tuesday, 91 with an evening thunderstorm. humid on wednesday, not as hot high of 84. but in the afternoon and evening there will be another thunderstorm around. and then we get into thursday, looks like the front is out of here, humidity drops we get the sunshine coming back.
and that starts us up with a nice pattern, thursday, friday, saturday, and next sunday, as well with temperatures not far off 80. lots of sun and low humidity, great weather for eagles, phillies and union fans. >> for anything outside. thanks david. >> thank you. ♪ these dancers showed off their talents at the jazzman in a dance showcase. it features dancers between ages 9 and 16. artistic curriculum in the arts and mathematics. it was held at the philadelphia high school for creative and performing arts. we'll see you after the break.
>> so glad you stayed with us 9:51 a.m., how much would you pay for an extremely rare car? someone handed over a whopping $22 million for this rare astin martin dbr1. that smashes a record for a vehicle sold at auction. the most a british-made car has ever sold for on the auction block. there were only five of these cars ever built. this was the first one sold at auction. 22 million. >> that's a lot of money. we're at the "action news" big board with technically speaking. making a phone call got easier. google has rolled out the home smart speaker that allows to place phone calls using your
smart speaker. it cruises your wi-fi connection. for those homes with multiple users, the speaker recognizes each voice. you can make calls to anywhere in the u.s. and canada. it's a sport fanatic dream come true. our sister network, espn has apple tv app that allows to stream up to 4 football games at the same time. this solves the problem of which game to watch on sunday afternoon. it has a multicast feature that gives the option to choose how many games you want to watch. it's debuting just in time for football season. a milwaukee man has sold offs epic nintendo video game collection for $20,000. he said he feels a little sad now that the shelves are empty, but $20,000 is a big comfort. he got the money after posting the collection on ebay. he said he picked up most of the
>> turning to sports, the phillies wrap up their series against the giants in san francisco this afternoon hoping to keep the momentum going after a big win last night. >> the phillies faithful were in san francisco to see the end of a 6-game losing streak. rookie reese hoskins belted a homer to give the phillies 4-3
lead. phillies win 12-9. it was a tough night for the union they let a win slip away in the game against is an san j. they nailed the free kick and tied it at 2. a frustrating draw for the union scrapping for a playoff spot. eagles new number one wide receiver, alshawn jeffrey is playing ketchup. he played on thursday, this week is when the starters see the most playing time. here's what the birds wide receiver coached to say about jeffrey. >> there's not much he can't do, it's a matter of getting him in the right spot and clear clean with everything we do like you were alluding to with the questions, make sure he and carson are on the same palin and we get the continuity that we want. >> corey clement is giving
wilmington native small a run at running back. they do everything bigger in texas. this is the brand new 70 million football stadium in katy texas. it is the most expensive high school stadium in the entire country. the town has a population of 14,000 people. the stadium can seat 1,000. the score board alone cost $2 million. the stadium will be used by the region's 8 high schools. usually i would say that's excessive. >> it's texas, they do it better my home state of texas, that's right. >> 9:57 a.m., much more to come on "action news," tomorrow history will be made when the sun is blacked out by the noon. we'll have a preview of the great american eclipse. >> the video you have to see, two dogs that punish the themselves after being naughty.
>> good morning 10:00 a.m., sunderland, august 20. in the news a clerk at a center city convenience store is stabbed and police believe the violence erupted over cigarettes. >> two dozen people are hurt when a limousine bus crashes in the lehigh valley overnight. plus a chance of becoming an instant multimillionaire. the powerball drawing is growing yet again. what a gorgeous start to your sunday. >> sky6 live hd taking a look at the center city skyline. not a single cloud in the sky. it's a beautiful, clear sunday. lots of sunshine to enjoy for now, listen to this, hot and humid weather is returning this week and so is the possibility of stormy weather, outside we go to meteorologist david murphy in for chris sowers. humid, steamy, weather on the way. >> reporter: you don't have to mention that. we have a couple of decent days before you have to worry about that. we're in good shape i've lost the jacket. we have nice bright sunshine
building, temperatures warming up a little bit. it's a morning for shades, generally speaking it's bright. 72 in allentown. 72 in reading. 74 in lancaster. 73 in trenton. 76 in wilmington, 75 in cape may. humidity as we've been saying is going to drop during the weekend. we're down to a dewpoint of 69. anything 60 -- close to 60 is usually humid. 85 degrees is the high at the shore this afternoon, lots of sun a low risk of rip currents in the water today, too. a nice beach day. 88 in philadelphia. humidity on the low side. in the poconos not warm, 76. but still mostly sunny and pleasant. we've got the eclipse coming up
tomorrow and nydia and gray when i step inside we'll give you the latest on the forecast. >> can't wait to hear. >> folks a reminders with the rain in the forecast get weather updates on your phone and tablet including real time views from storm tracker 6 live. 6abc app is a free download your your mobile device. 24 people are hospitalized as they recover from a crash on i-78. the driver of limousine bus flipped over on the eastbound side of the i-78 near mile maker 72 in williams township. the cause of the crash is under investigation. a clerk 7-eleven has been rushed to the hospital after being stabbed. police were called to the convenience store on the unit block of juniper street off market in center city around 6:45 a.m. this is the 7-eleven on the ground floor of the marriott hotel. police tell "action news" a man
got into an argument with the clerk over cigarettes. at some point the man pulled out a knife and stabbed the clerk in the neck. he ran off with three packs of cigarettes. the clerk was rushed to hanheman hospital in serious condition. this morning supporters of the late philadelphia mayor frank rizzo has been standings on guard at a statue outside city hall. they want to prevent vandals from doing damage after the statue and mural of ritz were defaced three times in the past week. >> the latest acts of vandalism came early yesterday morning when someone threw paint on the mural in the italian market. >> shame on them, they should find something else to do. >> reporter: from white paint on a mural to black power on a monument, the likenesses of former mayor under assault. his son frank junior reacts. >> it bothers me to see things like this happen. in any stance, you have to remember it's one or two people
it's not a majority. >> reporter: vandals struck the italian market mural splattering paint kill killer cops and rip david one person was taken into custody. in daylight the words were removed. it's horrifying for the joe who helped paint the mural in 1995. >> it's not once, it's like five times, ten times, it happens too often. >> reporter: days earlier a germantown man spray painted the statue of rizzo at the municipal services building, the monument coming urned attack by the city council woman who called for the statue to be taken down. the commissioner and mayor he was a controversial person his son said he was a heavy handed law enforcer, but not a racist.
>> reporter: head of mural arts of philadelphia raised the possibility of remove the mural. some called it divisive, others said it should stay. >> we live in 2017 those things should not matter. we should be worrying about the war that president trump is starting to the white house. >> he was the mayor for 8 years. i might not like many things he did. >> why would they want to remove the mural of my dad in south philadelphia. that mural is there tore people to -- for people to learn about philadelphia. >> reporter: rizzo said his 101-year-old mother heard about the vandalism, she said it bothers her, but used to it since her husband took shots from critics for most of his life and the shots continue.
this weekend more protests held across the nation denouncing white supremacy, the largest by far with 40,000 counter protesters. they marched through the streets to the boston commons where the conservative group was planning to deliver speeches. the event was mostly peaceful with 33 people arrested for disorderly conduct or assaulting police officers. in new jersey, protesters held a anti-trump rally in bedminster. protesters made sign to hold and hang on their vehicles with phrases bashing racism and hate. 100 vehicles throarve through the -- drove through the town honking horns. police officer shot a
person on north alder street. officers were flagged down about a man with a gun who was not part of a celebration. he ran toward the alley officers followed, the man pointed a gun, officers opened fire, the man was shot in the leg and taken to temple university hospital in critical condition. after the shooting several men threw rocks and bottles at the officers in protest. no officers were hurt. a wrong way driver is dead after a crash on the new jersey turnpike in mount laurel. a car was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes when it slammed head on into another vehicle. a man and woman who were hit were not injured. the identity of the wrong way driver was not release. there was no winner in the powerball drawing. the jackpot is worth $650 million. that's the third largest jackpot in u.s. history. there were tickets sold in new jersey and pennsylvania that
matched the first five white balls those are worth a million dollars. here's a look at the numbers, 17, 19, 39, 43, 68 and the powerball, 13. >> well, today marks the first for the main line a bike race that will wheel through the city of ardmore for charity. you could not have asked for a better day to bike and watch the race. bob brooks joins us live in ardmore with the details on the first animal main line bike race great day for the bike. >> reporter: if you like bike racing you got to come here and check this out. you could have not asked for a better day. looking up at the sky it's pure blue not a cloud out there. behind me you see the race course. you see the cyclist coming down a pace car behind them. they are taking the race serious. let's take a look. they are going fast always one rider who is young 16 said he had to take himself out.
>> first ejectsy, but the pace was hard. as you can hear they are racing to win. the riders for the men and women are after a crash prize of $2,000, the real winner the community. especially narberth ambulance. >> ambulance companies ems agencies across the country are struggling with insurance reimbursement. >> reporter: he couldn't ask for a better group of riders. >> there's a kids fun area and food area open to the public, lots of different races, even a kids' race and free ice cream. >> i'm rehabbing from double total knee replacement. >> reporter: he said he is close to the race organizers and knows how much a day like this means to the community and narberth ambulance and everybody
involved. >> like i said bringing a main line town together as a community for gun fun and charity is -- for fun and charity is a win situation. >> we teamed up with the ardmore food bank there will be donations today. everybody a winning today. >> that was bob brooks reporting there, looks like a great event for a great cause. >> from coast to coast people are gearing up for a total eclipse happening tomorrow. we know toddlers can be a little bossy, but they are so cute. you'll hear from one who was not impressed with the first day of preschool. let's go live sky6 live hd giving you a beautiful glimpse of the commodore barry bridge. meteorologist david murphy in for chris sowers he is going to give you the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast exclusive accuweather forecast when we see you after the break. >> reporter: approved eclipse
glasses in normal light will be black, you should not be able to see anything, when you look up at the sun they will enhance your view of the celestial event and protect your eyes. >> many people are excited about tomorrow's total solar eclipse. we're just a little over 24 hours away from the great american eclipse. >> the rare event will be visible from coast to coast. millions are ready for the event. abc marcy gonzalez is in lincoln
city, oregon in in line with the direct totality of the eclipse. >> reporter: this is the first place in the country that they can see the eclipse. they hope it is as clear as it is this morning. today the sprint to sea the solar eclipse. >> it's an exiting time. millions of people traveling from around the country and world. >> i've had calls from australia, england, germany. >> reporter: heading to the prime spots for the celestial show. >> we picked nebraska to come to. creating massive traffic jams. >> they say heading into craneville. and long lines for gas. from coast to coast a business boom. >> we have a tourist community. >> reporter: many hotel at capacity. >> they are basically saying
we're bookedded -- booked up. >> reporter: makeshift campgrounds filling up. >> and the social solar eclipse glasses. >> you can't find them anywhere. >> reporter: selling out. >> we ran through 25,000-plus glasses. >> reporter: it is expected to be the most watched solar eclipse in history. reports of the crowds in some places may be scaring off tourist in other areas. in this city they were expecting 100,000 people to come into town. everyone we talked to, said so far this is the least busy weekend here in the past year. live in lincoln city, oregon, marcy gonzalez, channel 6 "action news." >> i would like like to remind you you can find the special section on our website 6abc.com/eclipse as we prepare for the celestial event. on monday we'll have live cameras for you from coast to
coast. at 2:00 p.m. join us for a special edition of "action news" at 6abc.com as everyone in the delaware and lehigh valley watch the total eclipse. adam joseph is traveling to missouri to bring you the view of the eclipse monday catch the live report tomorrow. tune to channel 6 as abc news will be airing live special cover annual as the eclipse makes its way across the country from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. after "action news." >> were you able to get glasses, or no? >> i got the solar viewers i might give her one. >> reporter: i got glasses sent to me by a company that thought i would promote the company on the air, but thanks for the glasses. storm tracker 6 live showing us we're dry, there's sky6 live hd looking over in camden, just beneath the ben franklin bridge
and not a bad day to go out and play baseball, i guess, right? right. it's going to be a nice one out there, it's already starting out nice, as we take a look, we have right now temperatures that are treating us well, 75 degrees in philadelphia. 72 in allentown. 76 in beach haven. 677 in ac. 75 in cape may. 76 in wilmington. as we take a look at your satellite imagery there's a lack of cloud cover out there. you will need the shades on the highways and byways, we may develop a couple of pop up clouds later on today. it does overall look like it will be bright. up in the lehigh valley mostly sunny, 84 degrees, warm conditions there. down the shore, we're looking at lots of sun, warm, nice conditions at the beach and low risk of rip currents today, too, which is nice. 86 degrees on the beach in atlantic city. mid 80s from surf city to ocean city. more of the same from sea isle
to bethany beach. temperatures in the waters from the low to upper 70s down the shore in the water. 88 degrees, mostly sunny and warm. winds west northwest 7 to 14 miles per hour and humidity on the low side. 69 is the overnight low. mainly clear and comfortable. humidity on the low side. winds dropping from 35 to 10 miles per hour. for the the eclipse, looks like the viewing will be good, a few clouds around. eclipse begins at 1:21 p.m. the peak time for the coverage is around 2:44 p.m. in the afternoon. anywhere between 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. will be prime time. the eclipse is over at one minute past 4:00 p.m. locally, again. 80% coverage here. 89 degrees degrees is the high. with the front to the west we'll start to inject a south i southerly flow that might increase the humidity. we'll go sunny with clouds.
some models have frontal boundary coming closer to us, there's one that clouds us up in the afternoon and potentially gives us afternoon showers that one would be the rpm model it's forecasting an inch of rain tomorrow. rest of the models giving us a sprinkle or light shower that will be tomorrow night. this is the only one that has a shower in the afternoon. and it is the outliar right now. hopefully we winds up nice for the eclipse. sunny today, 88. a bit more humid in the afternoon tomorrow, 89 nice overall. tuesday and wednesday, the humidity builds back in, hot on tuesday, sticky and warm on tuesday, tuesday night thunderstorm or wednesday afternoon or evening thunderstorm is pobl possible. right in through here, bumpy. thursday, friday, saturday, 80
lots of sunshine, great weather for phillies union fans right in through the weekend. let's see it's gray or nydia. >> u.s. postal service is getting in on the excitement check out the total eclipse of the sun forever stamp. it is not the overing stamp it's turns into the moon when you apply heat with your finger. the image reverses back to the eclipse when it cools. we'll be back with the social corner. >> it is time to check out
what's going viral in the social corner. >> this is where we check out the images that everybody is talking about from facebook and youtube and more. >> a north dakota man has a few fine feathered friend as his wing men. she show him love she fly alongside when he drives in his truck. he hopes they will migrate south when the time comes. this is myla who said she wants to be a lawyer when she grows up. she was less than impressed with preschool last week. her explanation went viral. >> ,
myla didn't like the first day of preschool. she has starred on several rants on youtube filmed by her mama. 1 million follower also on instagram. wow. oh, i see. who chewed up the bed. these shepherds had too much fun when their owners were away. who was responsible for the mess, both dogs went into the brendan -- crate. >> it would be good if you're kids could take a time out like that. >> inside story coming up later
right here on 6abc. >> here's matt o'donnell with a preview. >> reporter: i hope everyone is having a great sunday, the emotional spillover from charlottesville reaches philadelphia. the frank rizzo statue a symbol of law and order, to others police brutality and racial politics. how the issue of jerry -- gerry -- gerrymandering could put philadelphia in the supreme court. > all right david a check of
accuweather. >> reporter: lots of sunshine out there, you get the picture either looking out your window or satellite. you can see a little bit of cloud cover working through the region in the overnight hours. we'll pop up a couple of fair weather cumulus. it will be bright. 75 degrees in philadelphia. in the 70s north to south. at the shore, 85. in the city, 88. in the poconos 765 mostly sunny low humidity pleasant day for all. >> thank you, david. this week with george stephanopoulos is coming up next. here's the preview. >> reporter: good morning, nydia and gray, it's a critical week for president trump who doubled down on the attack in charlottesville members of both parties condemning his refusal
to call out white supremacists. how will it impact his ability to governor. plus with new calls to take down confederate monuments across the condition. i traveled to river monday virginia to discuss how the country can he'll. plus the power house round table, back to you. >> here's a look at the storis we're working on for you. could the type of cancer you receive impact your chances of survival? >> a look at the history contribution and conflict of seer extra and iraq in 6abc loves the arts. now for chris sowers, gray hall, david murphy and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. have a great morning, we'll see you back here at noon. look at these kids.
"this week" with george stephanopoulos starts right now. >> a polarized nation and a presidency at a turning point. after doubling down on his response to the violence in charlottesville. >> you had some very bad people in that group. but you also had people that were very fine people. on both sides. >> president trump now facing fierce condemnation. words jeopardized his ability to govern? tough questions ahead for trump supporters and his critics. plus -- >> we'll see what happens with mr. bannon. >> chief strategist steve bannon leaving the white house and promising war. who will win and