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in each school. >> that is ridiculous, people have to work and other things and i have to make arrangements for him to have a babysittebaby >> over at this complex, children playing and riding bikes it felt like summer vacation. >> i'm not excited. we had testing during this weeks that we had to worry about. and we can't do our testing and our spirit weekend and blood drive is completely canceled. >> kayla is worried about missing weeks of school during an important school year, she is a senior. >> we need to get our days in and out more than this weeks that say problem. >> we reached out to the the school district for a timeline several times but we do know that the test ago loan could take at least a week. channel 6 "action news."
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homes and hotels are the among buildings destroyed at nearly a dozen explosive wild fires rage across northern california and 25,000 people were forced to evacuate and so far at least 1500 structures have burned down, there isn't just devastation and this is a deadly event and 11 people have died and they fear the numbers will climb higher and some residents lost everything. >> they were screaming fire, fire. get out. >> i don't know where to go from here -- >> emotions running high. other evacuees describe chaos and confusion as they tried to find ways around the fires. ways to get out. on more on what is fanning the flames, we turn now to meteorologist, melissa magee. is there any end in sight to the grueling weather conditions? >> the good news some relief is heading their way into the middle half of this week. still now warm and dry and very
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hot across the areas in california. we'll show you what is going on and what is fueling these fires right now. we essentially have an area of low pressure off the coast and it's the big ridge of high pressure over the great basin that fuels the santa ana winds and they last until march. can you have gusts of 40 to 60 miles per hour and the ridge of high pressure brings winds from the great basin and it compresses and you have hot and dry conditions. across california as they deal with these wild fires, you can expect the red flag warning across california until 1:00 eastern time. dry conditions and relative humidity below 15% and calling for winds gusting as high as 35 miles per hour. some good news is that you get an on shore flow that moves in as we get into wednesday. so some marine air starting to influence the air out west.
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out west it's warm and dry and it's warm across our region as well. saturday we had a high temperature of 84 and sunday's high 81 and yesterday we maxed out at 81 in philadelphia. the normal high for this time of year is 69. the still pretty warm already in philadelphia. 78 degrees and 75 in reading and 77 in lancaster. cape may 78 and down in dover coming in at 81 degrees. here is the big change today across our area. dew point numbers are starting to lower, and we have dew point temperatures in the lower 60s here in philadelphia and it's just a little more tolerable. when you step outside in the poconos, 60. and we have a dew point number of 71 down in cape may. a fair amount of humidity at the coast. we stay dry for the rest of today and we are tracking more wet weather as we get into wednesday and still a bit of a summer feel overhead. the details with the full accuweather forecast. >> thank you. you can find the latest forecast
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information including real time views, by visiting or dune load the free 6 abc app for your mobile device. more than a week after the deadliest mass shooting in u.s. history. investigators have scrambled the timeline, they are now saying the hero security guard was shot out before anyone else. here is the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: a new timeline of events reveal that mandalay bay guard was the shooter's first victim. >> he was encountered by the suspect prior to his shooting to the outside world. hailed at a hear oh for days, they say that he came to stephan paddock's hotel room while he was still firing and then alerted police after being wounded himself in a hail of 200 bullets. >> i can tell you there is not a doubt in my mind that he stopped that suspect from continuing to
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fire. >> now they say campos was shot and wounded a full six minutes before the gunman starts raining gun fire on the crowd. with the timeline changed new questions need answers. how quickly did the guard notify hotel security and was there a chance for police and security to confront stephan paddock before shooting. >> why didn't someone get to him in the eight to nine minute window. >> and they have sorted through a thousand leads and sorted through his politics and finances and social behavior. and still don't know what led the 64-year-old gambler to go on a murderous shooting spree. >> and the instances of the suspect traveling and he has never been seen with anyone else. >> a week later and investigators are no longer to
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finding a motive all they can say is that a severe mental illness may have been a catalyst. the expenstate athletic director is out of jail. jim curly is now serving the house arrest portion in connection with the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. he was ordered to spend 7 to 21 months behind bars after pleading guilty to child endangerment. a former teacher in the lehigh valley has pleaded guilty to sending explicit snap chat messages to students. while in court yesterday he plead guilty to corruption of minors. and he was in contact with a female student for more than a year. his sentencing is set for november. new jersey voters head to the polls in less than a month
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to elect their next governor. and 6 abc is holding a debate to help you decide. jim gardner is one of the moderators between phil murphy and kim guadagno. what do you want to hear from them? send us your questions on twitter using #6abcaction and watch the debate tonight at 7:00 here on 6 abc. and of course because of tonight's debate jeopardy and "wheel of fortune" move to a different spot airing at 1:05 a.m. after night line. and a man is trying to spread hope to those still struggling one mile ate time. james was hooked on heroin for 20 years and he said he had an epiphany. one way was a 30 day bike tour
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through 13 states hard hit by the opioid epidemic and matthew says he is proof of life after addiction. are you doing rehab work and the only thing i wanted was to learn how to not get high and my life is amazing today. absolutely amazing. gives me the chills. >> matthew's 3,000 mile journey ends one week from today. wishing him the best. philadelphia mayor, jim kenney helped to encourage diversity in the tech industry and mayor kenney's remarks were part of the black and brown founders project a two day workshop that gives them entrepreneurs resources for building companies without venture capital. there is more ahead on "action news" cameras are rolling as an 11-year-old's dream comes true. not a dry eye in the studio here. she learned she was adopted by the foster parents she already
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loves. >> and now the check cubs are battling it out and why a fan is suing the team.
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a man accused of stealing an ambulance in courtroom today. police video from the police chase over the weekend. according to deputies, the 21-year-old man hopped into the vehicle when medics were dropping off a patient if the hospital and weaved in and out of traffic and lost quote and was booked on a felony count of unlaw. driving and some passengers say they were in danger after severe turbulence. one woman said the plane was rocking back and forth to the point where she feared it would flip. and fortunately it made an emergency landing. some people refused to get back on the plane.
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the defending world champion chicago cubs are dealing with more tharn the playoffs. >> one minute 60-year-old jay lewis was enjoying an august night at wrigley field watching the beloved chicago cubs but everything changed with a swing of the bat. a foul ball hit lewis in the left eye and ricochetted off his face and he was rushed to the hospital and major damage to his left eye. it's unlikely he will regain vision in the injured eye and is suing the cubs and major league baseball, saying that safety netting would have prevent the ball from hitting him. >> this is something they have known about for decades, my life and many lives has been changes for major league baseball's
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failure to protect its fans. >> failure to protect injuries. posed by baseballs hit in the stands -- just three weeks ago a little girl was struck by a foul ball at yankee stadium. players from both teams were visibly shaken. >> the netting should be up and every stadium should have it. >> about 1700 fans are injured at ballparks every year. tj holmes abc news new york. the phillies are among the teams that extended netting behind home plate extending recommendations by the league and two more teams have afound they had will extend their netting for next season. and "action news" is bringing you export tips to avoid injuries in young athletes, join us on our website for a live video chat with the surgeon at rothman institute
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happening today at and this new video may renew the debate over whether buses should have seatbelts. video shows a white car crashing into a bus in southeast china. it cause its to lose control and land on its side. as a result only one person suffer aid minor injury because most were wearing their belts. and the coast guard rescued a man stranded in the long island sound for 17 hours. he says he was just offshore from lloyd neck, long island when he capsized and the current carried him eight miles before he made it to a lighthouse. >> i was aware of the gravity of the situation and also aware that hyperthermia and dehydration would be playing into it. there is a clock running -- >> needless to say he is ababsolutely aware he is lucky
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to be alive. after 17 hours he was rescued. and he was hospitalized and treated for exposure. still ahead another check of the accuweather forecast. taking you live outside sky 6 hd showing you penn's landing. on this tuesday afternoon the sun is shining and meteorologist, melissa magee, has the update from accuweather.
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this is video we are waiting for watch as a utah girl learns she is being adopted. she spent two years hoping the judge would make her foster parents her forever parents. her dream came true when she got the good news. >> my heart was happy. i was like screaming! >> our hearts are happy too. the school officer manager
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shared the post across the internet. her family is grateful the security camera recorded the happy moment and all the good feels for that. >> so sweet. her little feet wiggling such a sweet story. feeling like summer around here. >> we are really into october. it's very warm and staying that way for the rest of today. at least the humidity is dropping today and the air is cooperating. here is stormtracker 6 live double scan you can see it's dry and no issues with precipitation and south side we go, chopper 6 hd high above the sky in hd in south philadelphia looking at the stadiums, we have the delaware river calm and quiet and no issues with precipitation after a pretty wet start yesterday. right now in philadelphia it's warm, 78 degrees and dew point in at 62. the dew point numbers starting to lower and more tolerable walking outside this afternoon. winds from the north-northwest.
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the pressure 30.. numbers north and west of town in the 60s for slatington and kutztown and 76 and warminster at 77. down in georgia 80 in glassboro and at the coast in cape may, ewing and browns mills. dew point temperatures here along the i-95 corridor coming down fairly high for reading and lancaster a fair amount of moisture and not oppressive and yesterday dew point numbers in the 70s and not the case today. satellite 6 along with action radar showing you we have sun and patchy clouds overhead and all the wet weather out along the southwest stays well away from us, as we get into wednesday when do have a pattern change on the way. for the rest of today. sunny and warm, turning less humid and maxing out above average, coming in at 83.
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overnight tonight patchy clouds and stays mild. and the overnight low drops down to 64. here is the setup for wednesday clouds over for tomorrow and high pressure to the north and high pressure to the south and west. and this brings in wet weather, coming in at 75. future tracker 6 showing you 6:00 a.m. on wednesday. and sun giving way to more clouds as we go throughout the afternoon hours. and the disturb an coming in from the west east direction. make sure you have the wet weather gear close to you and the showers are scat add cross the region and stayed unsettled into the first half of the day on thursday. 6:00 in the morning allow extra time for the commute. along the i-95 corridor and into south jersey. and after that improve on the way and then summer returns with a quickness. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast turning less
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humid today and high of 83. not as warm on wednesday in at 75 as we track the showers, thursday still unsettled for the first half of the day. a high temperature of 68. a cooler day by then. high pressure returns on friday and nicer by the afternoon in at 71 and sunshine and clouds and warmer by next weekend on saturday. high temperature of 80 and more humid with temple at home and 15 degrees above average next sunday with high of 82 and more clouds than sunshine on monday and high of 76 degrees. warm today and enjoy it because the wet weather returns tomorrow. >> thank you. it was an emotional night on the ballroom floor on dancing with the stars. not just because it was most memorable year week but because another celebrity was sent packing. derek fisher received his best
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scores but not enough to save him and his partner sharna. >> i am a team guy a coach and leader and quarterback of the team. i wanted to do something about me sharing myself, and opening myself up as a man. and i thought i got that opportunity even though we are gone, i don't reget it at all. it was a great time. >> and a great attitude. next week is disney night and another star will go home. it continues at 8:00 here on 6 abc. cue the rocky music sylvester stallone is ready for a creed rematch. he will direct and produce creed two. starring himself and michael b. jordan. to film soon, possibly here in
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one final check of the accuweather forecast. meteorologist, melissa magee, outside numbers 83 in the city, sunshine and clouds and less humid. and 81 in allentown, 78 at the coast in cape may. still a good beach day and 82 at
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the po boardwalk at noon. >> if you could guess the flavors of oreos new mystery oreo you could win $50,000. those that guess correctly $50,000 and other lucky people will win smaller prizes of $10,000. they describe it as really fruity and sweet and something about kids cereal. but i don't know if that is enough to be considered for the prize. >> now coming up on "action news" at 4:00, halloween is around the corner, it's time to think about costumes to candies to carving pumpkins, in today's what's the deal. we shared tips to make sure nobody was hurt creating the holiday masterpiece.
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and the emotional moment that stunned kelly ripa and ryan seacrest this morning and what a local woman revealed made them change their travel trivia on the fly. you'll want waterproof mascara for this. now, for meteorologist, melissa magee, david murphy, rick williams and sara bloomquist and the entire "action news" team. i'm alicia vitarelli have a great warm and sunny tuesday afternoon. see you coming up at 4:00.
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