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tree fell on the windshield of a car officers found an unconscious 57-year-old man in the driver's seat. he was pronounced at the scene. police have not released his identity. let's get you caught up on the forecast with meteorologist chris sowers. >> reporter: good morning everyone, good morning gray, as we set storm tracker 6 live in motion for you, most of the precipitation is working out to sea. we're seeing wrap around, because of that the tides are increasing a little bit we're pushing water along the jersey shore and delaware beaches. the precipitation long gone rain and snow showers around the philadelphia area and immediate philadelphia suburbs. this is the entire jersey shoreline and the delaware beaches. even though the center of the storm is pulling away, the direction in which the winds are coming in, we're starting to pile the water on here, this morning's high tide is of concern.
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i've taken this chart. this is the tide information over the next few tide cycles of cape may harbor. it will peak this morning at 8.1 feet that's bordering between moderate and major flooding. flood stage is 5.9 and they are protecting 8.1. this is between moderate and major flooding during this morning's high tide which occurs around 9:00 a.m. each and every tide from that point on will get better and better as the nor'easter pulls away. winds 40 miles per hour in philadelphia. 32 in atlantic city. trenton, 37. dover, 32. lancaster, 29. some locations yesterday had wind speeds close to hurricane force, 79 miles per hour. that was the peak wind reported in dennisville and cape may county. things are quieting down a little bit compared to that, still it's active out there this morning. temperatures are above freezing, that's good news.
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reading, 35. trenton, 36. cape may 38. forecast for today we'll start out with a lot of the clouds and see the sun peak through. 1:00 p.m. this afternoon it's a blustery and chilly, 44. windchills in the 30s. 4:00 p.m., 35. 7:00 p.m., 42. forecasting a high of 46 degrees. this morning a woman is in the hospital after a tree fell on her car during last night's rush hour. the accident happened along kelly drive near the falls bridge at 5:45 but the extent of her injuries this morning not clear. topple the trees and downed power lines are keeping utility crews busy this morning. this is a piece of video of an electrical line elli haverford. "action news" viewer sent in that video. "action news" viewer captured a downed line henry avenue along schoolhouse lane in
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east falls section. thankfully this did not ignite anything. bob brooks live in overbrooke on the downed trees and people waiting for the power to come back on, bob. >> reporter: yeah, gray, ely for some people it might take a few days be because there are so many people in the area without power. there are d dow storm. one of them, clearly behind me, that huge old tree is toppled over route 1 nearley road in overbrook. that car, that was fast, he was flying through there that almost turned into an accident on live tv. are going to have to come around the tree are heading t ares whipped through and trees were knocked down all route 1 sever degrees were down at henley road.there was one down on wissahickon avenue. we spoke with a family in elkins park who lit candle overnight. >> they said it would be 3
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they meant 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. >> reporter: another woman was on her way to a friend. >> i can charge my phone and eat something. >> reporter: red cross made an overnight shelter in township keith valley middle school 227 meeting house road. you can see cars taking their time. that's the smart thing to do when you're coming around the tree. there's caution tape put up around it. crews are aware of it. they they will be here to clean that up. be aware of black ice snow has frozen and testers have dropped, things will be slippery out there. reporting live i overbrook, bob brooks channel 6 "action news." gray. >> thank you bob. 5:35 a.m. u been working around the clock to restore power to several hundred thousands households. at one point 424,000 customers
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were without powr peco working working -- power peco working around the clock tople back up. atlantic city, 11,000 outages and pse&g. 13,000 and delmarva, 13,000 customers in the dark. northeast corridor is expected to start a modified service between washington d.c. and new york city around service to new york to boston expected to resume around 8:40 a.m. amtrak's keystone service running to new york, philadelphia and harrisburg is operating on a modified plan. two septa buses stuck on wayne avenue last night at 6:00 p.m. live wires came down just be bus everyone
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had to stay put until peco could shut off the power three hours later. septa is reporting service delays on routes including regional rails we posted a link to septa website at our website philadelphia international airport is resuming service after 50-mile an hour wind gusts many passengers were stranded at the airport. >> i'm trying to get my luggage, because i'm not going anywhere. i just want to go home. >> again american and other airlines are resuming flights this morning check with your airline before you head to the airport. the storm has caused beach erosion at the jersey shore flooding is a threat there this morning, the strong wind gusts tore siding off the highrise of ontic city. several elements.
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snow fell into the night making summer feel along away away. some people took it in stride and took a walk along the boardwalk. a tree crashed down on a home on keller road. the huge trunk went through the roof of a second floor and first floor, my goodness, thankfully, nobody was hurt. all right heading out west now to another storm peona heading back a storm thursday caused major concerns in the area where deadly mudslides swept through. the worst of the passed through with the worst fierce of those who live in the area. portions of the pacific coast was closed down, but the damage was not significant. highchairs are being recalled we'll tell you about who and why ahead on "action news" saturday morning. chance to get out ohis cold and get vacation in orlando, florida. explain.
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let's take you outside live, sky6 live hd showing you clear conditions this morning meteorologist chris sowers will let you know how you can plan for the weekend for the seven-day forecast in just a bit. new tv, new speakers, netflix. this is going to be the plac is it, ladies? don't get me wrong, you have killer tech mrs. d but you still don't have fios.
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a pleasant good morning to you, thank you for waking up with us on a saturdayning sky6 live hd over the ph thankfully the has there, meteorologist chris sowers, of course, tracking theweather forecast. effect ofrm is >> reporter: the storm is pullingway but driving into work this morning it was scary going over the walt whitman bridge. the wind was whipping you around. let's get you outside, sky6 live hd the view looking back from the center city skyline from our temple university camera. things are starting to quiet down now. it's windy out there we don't have anymore precipitation
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falling, there are slick spots on the back roads, but as gray was mentioning, things are slowly start to improve around the philadelphia area. storm tracker 6 live we set this in motion for you here's the last of it, the outer edges of it is pulling away, a couple of spritzes and sprinkles south and east. it is very very light. berks county, the lehigh valley the poconos everybody is above 32. most of the main roads should be wet at this point. 222 west of fleetwood, snow showers there off to the southeast along 422 a couple of mixed rain and snow showers here through berks and northern counties. temperatou are below mid 3 the magic number is 32. once we get above that, snow and ice starts to melt. trenton, 367. dover, 37. cape may 38 degrees. winds are whipping, 40-mile an hour gusts at philadelphia
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international. reading, 33. cape area here that sawhi thind speeds yesterday, dennisville in cape cape may county, 71-mile an hour gusts. a couple of buoys along the mouth of delaware bay 65 and 70 miles per hour. we were wind-whipped as the nor'easter was strengthey afternoon. ti flooding along hook to rehoboth beach in delaware. we're picking up 8 to 14-foot breakers on the sand producing beach erosion. moderate coastal flooding for cape may harbor. sunday morning tide's even though we are predicting minor flooding should be better than what seeing right now. each tid there's t storm starting to pull away. wrap light scatteredhowers for the coast. by afternoon clouds break a little bit. we'll see sunshine, it will be blustery and chilly. hi 40s windchills all day stuck in the 30s.
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overnight tonight breezy, not as windy, clear skies tomorrow morning, 6:00 a.m. we're looking at partly cloud skies temper 30s. by afternoon tomorrow is a nice day. it will be chilly out there we'll see the return of full sunshine and temperatures in the mid 30s. sun by afternoon cloudy morning, winds 46 degrees is the forecastedigh. winds out of the to 25. gusts up to 40. winds advisory remains in effect for another 15 minutes or so unless the national weather service extends that. some afternoon clouds, mixing in, 44 degrees by tonight partly and chilly. 30 degrees outlying suburbs. icy slick spots.34 degrees here's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 4646orrow. both day 30s, monday looks nice, sunny skies, 45. tuesday into wednesday our next storm system gets closer to the area. looks like rain and wet snow mixed in. right now the big question is will a coastal storm develop
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along the front it approaches from the west, the models say the models say no. after we get past n it looks okay. >> we just got done with one storm and now we're getting another. hill towns of new york state have been buried under four feet of they expect snowfalls in thetheast of the albany, the in 8 years. on residents who they know have special needs.
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>> so glad you stayed with us, president trump brushing aside criticism over his proposed new tariffs, writing on twitter that trade wars are good. the president surprised many of his own statue an upset -- staff and upset many in his own party saying he will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum numb.aluminium.
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grayco is recalling their high highchair. it was sold at walmart from october 20, 2016 to december. 26,0ere sold in the the chairs are fallen when a rear leg has of position. the company said owners should stop using the chair i and contact the company to receive a free repair can it. the children who were hurt in the chair huries. now, to a warning for parents and their kids. this morning we're shedding light on troubling study about sexting. >> reporter: a new alert for parents, teens may be sexting
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more than normal. meghan are 15 and elaina who don't send or share photos, but ock of guys do nudes a/k/a sexting. nearly 15% of teens send them. >> there are some teens that don't recognize the cause and effect and nature of sexting once you press that send button there's a possibility that tows pictures will be distributed. >> reporter: bethany was in high school when she sent a revealing shot of herself to a boy she was dating. it ended up in the wrong hands. >> i just wanted to be alone i felt horrible. for three years she received threatening messages from an an
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anonymous number demanding she send more photos. >> i got a text that said i have photos of you if you don't do what i say you'll regret it. >> reporter: a former classmate was found guilty of exploiting here. a study finds 12% of teens forward a sex without permission. teens who send pornophotos risk arrest and jail time. >> it's important for parents to have conversations about healthy dating relationships and sexting and pure relationships with their tonights. >> sexting images can quaff as child porn. that can leave a child charge with a felony and branded as a sex offender if convicted. the bottom line don't sex sext.
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone 5:53 a.m. saturday morning, we've been taking about the impacts felt across the philadelphia area from the nor'easter. take a look whatross the northeast boston had their 5th highest tide recorded in bli albany across the catskill h huge the winds felt from maine the carolinas. there's the center of circulation starting to pull away. you can see the counterockwise swirl piling on the water the new jersey shoreline cape may beaches down to the
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delmarva still piling on. it will getet t low drifts south southeast. ects of the high clouds breaking s sunday this high takes over, they, breezy, but sunday appears to be a pretty nice day.. >> thank you update. 5:55 a.m., in case you have not heard we are give away a trip for four to sunny orlando florida. melissa magee traveled to the sunshine state to show us what's new and starts at the theme parks. >> reporter: hey guys it's beautifulere, i d mean to ru itsunshine on this day let's kick it off sea world orlando. this summer, sea world orlando will open in trinity falls emercying guest in lush rain forest environment delivering a thrill of a lifetime. theiver world orl interact with otters and isn't thatithin next
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delaware valley is pelted by mother nature's fury, trees are no match for the high winds that ferociously whipped through the region as nor'easter brings a mix of rain and snow. a pleasant good morning to you morning, the big s the aftermath of the nor'eastethat blew ande destruction and trees fell on a couple of cars, and in one case aasher taken to the hospital with head injuries. the saturated grounds and bigotries were
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