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5:00 a.m., mud, february 26 we're following breaking news, gunfire erupts killing two men, investigators are in norristown, piecing together what happened. >> pothole problems a rather large one is damaging cars and frustrating drivers in northern liberties section. >> you don't want to hit it that hard. after a soggy weekend the rain has moved out, the sun is expected to return for the start of the week, but the rain might be coming back by the end the week. >> dealing with fog in spots, let's turn to david murphy and karen rogers good morning. >> reporter: we've been scanning around the area and the fog is pretty dense. >> reporter: clouds and
satellite shows you that to you. cloud cover thick to start out the day, swell foggy. 44 degrees in philadelphia. the numbers are cool, but good for this time of the year considering some of these are close to the average highs. 43 in allentown. 43 in reading. 43 in trenton. 45 in wilmington, 47 in millville. 43 in cape may. we're down to a third of in atlantic city, wildwood, dover, delaware, allentown and the poconos. allentown we were down to zero visibility which is thick dense fog, you might find that in spots around the region. be careful of fog in the way in, if it's thick slow it down. 46 degrees by 9:00. 49 by 11:00 these are better numbers than what we had over the weekend. 3:00 p.m., we expect a high of 53. notice how we get into the afternoon we'll see sunshine coming back, tomorrow looks very bright. there's an end of the week storm
we have to worry about, i'll have the details in the seven day. >> let's show you what it looks like in the cameras, we're looking live on the blue route near the schuylkill expressway, light volume fog is not a big deal here, as you travel near the northeast extension you want to be careful heading northbound allentown, mount pocono, we have construction cruise northbound northbound -- crews northbound approaching lansdale. southbound traffic on i-95, no problems heading toward center city. kind of wide open this morning, area bridges are looking good, as well. they are in the clear. fog not reducing visibility here, westbound traffic heading into the city, moving well. ewing it will be, mercer county. we had to shut down 29 because of overnight construction stick to 129 if you're heading to upper ferry road. >> now to breaking news in norristown, montgomery county. we have learned new information
in the past ten minutes, police say the second victim in the deadly shooting has died. jeanette reyes is live from the scene on west oak street with the latest details. georgia net. good morning, we confirmed just a new minutes ago like you said two men are dead in a double homicide. police have cleared the scene after towing away the vehicle that police are focused on as evidence. chain street near west oak in norristown. two men are dead, one pronounced dead inside the car, the passengers door was found open. the vehicle left in the middle of the street. the second person was rushed to the hospital, we are told that person was in critical condition, extremely critical condition, again, just a few minutes ago we confirmed that person is dead. now, the gunman is on the run this morning. this investigation, of course, very much underway, we'll let you know as soon as we get additional information.
reporting live in norristown, jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." matt. >> thank you, jennette. a giant pothole in northern liberties is catching drivers by surprise. the hole is big enough to do a bit of damage. >> okay they just bottomed out. >> drivers who can not avoid the hole hope the city will put up a cone or sign to alert drivers. elijah thomas said the pothole cracked his front bumper. >> this pothole has to be filled. >> reporter: the city said it is aware of the pothole but didn't say when they will fill it. the city streets department said last week, said last week that crews have repaired 18,000 potholes since january 1. the city reminds people to notify them of potholes so they can respond. we have the info you need to
report a pothole in the area at 6abc.com/pothole. we have a phone number and web links to report a problem on the roads. police are searching for a man those he fired shots inside a racket club in bucks county in pennsville saturday night. the victim was the taken to the hospital in stable condition. the bucks county d.a. office joined the falls township police department to move this investigation along. 5:05 a.m., investigators are trying to find out what caused the driver to lose control that their car ended up on top of an suv in camden. it happened in the westbound lanes. admiral wilson boulevard. police say there were injuries, but did not say how serious. u.s. supreme court will hear the case that could shrink the power of unions. the justice is trying to
determine if state government employees in illinois have to pay the union for representing them in collective bargaining. conservative groups arguing the first first time keeps governments workers from having to pay anything. labor leaders agree that it is an effort to diminish the protection that union provide to their members. state senator dalyn leech dropped his bit for run. in facebook post on saturday night, he announced he was endinged campaign citing attacks against his family. he said the decision was because of how unappealing congress has become. he has been in the government since 2003. >> what a soggy day.
>> reporter: but getting nice tomorrow. it's going to be nice tomorrow. storm tracker 6 live double scan, shows the rain is gone, we're starting out cloudy, in some cases foggy, visibility is not that bad at the airport. be careful driving around, particularly in northern suburbs and south jersey, the fog is growing thick. 44 in allentown. -- 40 in allentown irbled -- i should say, cape may, 43 degrees. dense fog advisory this morning until further notice. this may knock off quickly, but for now we have low visibilities from atlantic city to wildwood. spotty fog in millville and the state of delaware, i would caution you up in the lehigh valley we've had some issues with some low visibility there, as well. it could pop up anywhere, southern areas are at its worse where it's most widespread. down south, it's going to miss
us today. the cloud cover will be with us in the morning we expect sunny breaks and lots of sun tomorrow. in the lehigh valley, breezy, 52 degrees, temperatures are above average by 5, 6 degrees, down the shore, 53. clouds and sun, a bit breezy there, as well. philadelphia, we'll go clouds sunshine, a bit breezy, high of 53 degrees which is better than the weekend. wind out of the northwest 8 to 16 miles per hour. overnight tonight, we'll clear out, winds will die down, that combination is going to allow temperatures to drop. 34 is the low in philadelphia. as you step outside tomorrow morning in the suburbs, 30 it will be noticeably cold tomorrow. as you look at the west and southwest you see milder air in atlanta and memphis for the most part, raleigh. it looks like we'll draw the air from the southwest you'll see moderating temperatures getting up to 60 by wednesday. later in the week we'll be looking out for another
rainmaker. speaking of rain, february, following the weekend washout has totaled a lot of rain we're up over 6 inches for the month. 2.65 is the average rainfall for philadelphia. this this is the 5th wettest february in philadelphia. we have a slow-moving storm moving into philadelphia and him snow at higher elevations is not out of the question. today, 53. tomorrow, 56. sunny and nice, 58 and sun on wednesday, still on the mild side. thursday, we'll be looking at rain arriving probably in the late morning hours and continuing off and on through the day and night and friday morning. and that could be an interim or more of rain out that. some models are saying more and we're dry and cool for the weekend. >> 5:09 a.m., one of the hottest gives out there, the
instant pot, some owners saying their devices melted. we're following news out of new england where a massive explosion has damaged a building. a car goes flying down the street and ends up flying intro a family home. -- into a family home. >> reporter: we have fog be careful always you head out. we'll see what the fog looks like in fort washington coming up next.
the ben franklin bridge. it's usually blue, they might be doing a little maintenance there, that's darker than what we're cruised to taking a look at. we're drying out after a damp morning and somewhat foggy morning. 3513, 43 degrees. >> karen, tell somebody to flip the switch or something. >> reporter: nobody listens to me, you know that, matt. let's look at 309, a dark and foggiy ride on 309 near the pennsylvania turnpike, live in fort washington coming in from bam -- ambler and horsham. fog toward allentown and poconos. broad street 5:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., lane closures watch for that happening for scheduled overnight construction. northeast extension northbound
construction crews blocking the right lane. that's causing just a little bit of an issue. let's will care at the visibility report. we're at one mile in allentown and mount pocono. it was at zero in allentown, so it's an improvement. along the shore we're improving a bit, we've gone from one mile in atlantic city half a mile in wildwood, they were .3 like in dover. temperatures are not bad, though, 45 in quakertown, 43 in center city. is this february, still. 45 in hammonton, 47 in dover, delaware. which is the high for this date, tam. >> thank you, karen. developing this morning an explosion killed four people and left a building in flames in the english city of leicester, england. police believe there may be more people unaccounted for. neighbors near the building with
the building were evacuate as a precaution. the four people are in the hospital and no word on why it happened. there's no indication that this event is terror related. heart stopper for a young family an out-of-control car slammed into a home in southern california landing right in the toddler's bedroom turning his crib in match sticks. surveillance video shows the vehicle hitting a curb slipping and sliding into the home on saturday night, marie has carried the little boy frommed room r into the living room. the driver county passenger that crashed into the home were not serious injured. flyers are on fire, they take on the canadian tonight. the trade deadline is at 3:00 a.m. sixers struggled to outscore the washington wizards.
joel embiid 25 points, ten bee rounds. ben simmons, 16 points 8, assist, they were beaten, 119-84. >> phillies manager gabe capler, made the announcement yesterday, phillies lost 8-3. a catch california man who had too much to drink made an odd and dangerous choice to ride his horse on the freeway. he was booked for riding a horse under the influence. itthe excess drinking was relatd to the man's birthday. the horse was not hurt. he doesn't have good friends, they should have said don't get on a horse, call a cab.
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have dense fog, be careful as you drive around or walking across streets where the fog is reducing visibility. i'm expecting a high of 53 around 2, 3:00 p.m. evening commute we're mild, low to mid 50s for the evening commute. clouds for the morning and sun coming back in the afternoon. all green aircraft at the airport, no major delays, in dallas, fort worth we have fog developing and there's rain. in "healthcheck" there's benefits to the dash diet. it helps fight high blood pressure and depression. those who follow guidelines for dash dyed it consists of vegetables, fruits and whole grains and limits foods high in saturated fats and sugar. coming up on "g.m.a.," dr. jen ashton did breakdown the benefits the diet could have for
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>> breaking on "action news," two people are gunned down in montgomery county. new information just coming in. >> back to school a lehigh county district devastated by a bus fireworks through the weekend so students will be able to to go back to class. >> surveying the damage, cleanup continues after a deadly tornado crowd break that impacted millions in several southern states. good morning, 5:30, february 267. let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers to see what to expect on this monday morning. >> reporter: starting a new week and ending a month. >> reporter: february gets out of here on wednesday him we'll see if march enters like a lion or a lamb. anyway, for now, you can see that the rain is over, if you're traveling down south toward maryland and the virginias. we'll be d.