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it is philly's version of the tour of france, bicyclist get ready to push through kelly drive, east falls and manayunk's famous wall. and it is sunday june 5th good morning i'm rahel solomon. lets turn it ever to justin drabick. a lot of people out in manayunk, lets see what the weather will be like. >> morning will be good. we may get a drizzle and that is it. later this afternoon and evening, typical summer time stuff before we get showers and potentially severe thunderstorms. strong wind, heavy rain possible especially later this afternoon and evening. if you have plans to head outside do it as early as you can. if you are outside and hear thunder, head inside, if you can hear thunder you are close enough to be struck by lightening. is what happening right now in center city, not a whole lot. we have low clouds. humidity up. current temperature 69 degrees, light breeze out of the south east at 6 miles an hour. storm scan three shows that brake over much of pennsylvania, a few light rain showers across extreme southern new jersey. very light stuff.
nothing heavy. we will see more rain over west virginia there is a strong cold front out across ohio valley as that front runs into a warm, humid air mass later today we could see those storms firing up as we get a few breaks in the clouds and get some sunshine. seventy-one in wilmington. sixty-four in mount pocono. suburbs, similar numbers, mid 60's, doylestown, quakertown, palmyra new jersey at 68 degrees. here are dew point temperatures mid to upper 60's, even 70. at 70 it feels oppressive. dover, delaware you guys are stuck in the soupy air mass and that helps, fuel heavier showers and storms. best chance to see severe storms today will be between four and 8:00 o'clock, later this afternoon in the evening, containing heavy rain and potential for damaging win. high of 82 to philadelphia a. seventy in the poconos. there is a i cool down for the seven day. check it out. rahel, back to you. we will check with you then. thank you. police are investigating a
home invasion in southwest philadelphia police tell us two armed men broke in the home on the 2,000 block of 66th street, pistol whipping a woman knocking out her front teeth. armed suspect also reportedly got away with $3,500 worth of the drug percocet. international cycling classic, returns to the streets of philadelphia. hundreds will line the course from manayunk to kelly drive through the schuylkill river. cherri gregg from our sister station kyw news radio is live with the iconic manayunk wall. are you starting to see people come out. >> reporter: yes, i expect a lot of people to come out even though this is a rain or shine event. rain is expect. people have already begun to gather. as you can see behind me there are trucks coming through, a lot of the teams are showing up with their bikes on the rooftops of cars, you can see all of the organizers gathering, the announcers
gathering, security is very tight here, police all around and i'm here with gisele jones, deputy managing director for the city of philadelphia come on in here. gisele, good morning. >> how are you doing. >> fantastic, thank you for asking and welcome to race day. >> reporter: city has been working all day to prepare for this monstrous race that takes up a large part of the city. what have you been doing and where will this race be as far as the city of philadelphia. >> the race actually, infamous wall which you are wind behind here it runs up the entire course and the mens team, there are 18, and 18 women's team they do 73 miles. their conclusion is at the top of the wall. so it is really exciting but city convenes these operating meetings all year long. we make sure pun safety number one is our main concern. we have patch streets so the
bikes just don't hit potholes and all that good stuff. it is a huge effort for the city, too coordinate these departments to make sure that the participant, number one, are safe, all 90,000 of them and all of the racers. so, there is several hundred racers and it is just really exciting. the community comes out, all of the development corporations participate. it is just exciting. >> reporter: and they have had a weather meeting just a little while ago. we are about to wrap up. i want to make sure you guys are monitoring this. >> we are so tied in. our office of emergency management is great. we have a common post up the street. we will meet hourly or more frequently to assess the situation as the day progresses but it is a rain or shine event, lightening, high wind, those kinds of things will cause us pause and we'll val wait it a at that point. >> reporter: most people,
spectators just bring your umbrellas and their chair and cow bells here. >> in reason not to come out. >> reporter: exactly. >> it is great. >> reporter: it is great. it is absolutely wonderful. mens race kicks off at 8:00. the women's at 12:30 we saw a couple of amateurs riding the wall, testing the course, warming it up and all that begins very shortly and we will be live all morning. thank you so much for taking time to speak with me. >> my pleasure. >> absolutely. extend greeting from our mayor, mayor jim kenney. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: speaking portion of the race will happen shortly right before 8:00 o'clock and we will be live all morning as opposed we gather for race day. live from manayunk, cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". it looks like fun will be starting. new this morning fire rips through a commercial building in bucks county, started around 2:00 a.m. inside this office campus on the the 200 block of swamp road in doylestown.
fire officials say that two suites inside simply beautiful smiles dentist office are damage, in one was inside at the time of the fire, the causes under investigation. a sad update to a fire rescue we told but last week, a a five-year old girl has died from her injuries after a house fire in northeast philadelphia. sophia olson and her mother were critically injured in the fire that started before 5:30 thursday inside their home on hereford lane. sophia was trapped, and her mother could not get to her. a neighbor who happened to be a police officer was injured trying to help. he was released from the hospital yesterday, mother remains in stable condition. well, there will be a public funeral for me mow on on -- muhammad ali on friday, and it will be a celebration of his life. boxing legend of course died friday night at the age of 74. "eyewitness news" reporter natasha brown has the story of the man everyone calls the greatest. >> reporter: he called
muhammad ali louisville kentucky the greatest. she told us she will never forget what an honor it was to meet him not once but twice. >> he was the sweetest man i have ever met. >> reporter: she was just one in the steady stream of fans who left cards and flowers outside the muhammad ali center, ali died friday night in phoenix, arizona after suffering from respiratory problems. the icon had battled parkinson's disease for decade. jamie isaac for the back tears as he for the back tears remembering the boxing legend. >> with all of the violence and killings, muhammad ali wanted us all to love each other. >> reporter: this memorial outside center built in his honor turned into i a celebration of his life that impacted fans, far beyond this city. born cas. is ius clay, ali coverted to islam and then refused to serve in the vietnam war. a a decision that saw him exiled from american boxing from 1967 to 1970.
>> he started as one of the most despised and hated men in the country, and our children need to nope the real story. everybody was not on ali's side. >> reporter: basketball great kareem abdul jabber who also faced criticism, counted ali as amen for. i may be 7-foot two but i never felt taller then when standing in his shadows. >> i'm the greatest. i'm a poet. i'm a movie star. i'm an actor. i'm a fighter. most of all, i'm pretty. >> reporter: ali was not men for his humility, wrong before he became a champion he knew he was destined for greatness. he was beloved around the world and in a 60 minutes interview you with ed bradley his wife described his connection with the fans. >> we have asked muhammad ali, actually, if we could get a stamp or a machine that with do his autograph but he refuses. >> mayor of louisville ordered the flag outside city hall to
be lowered to half staff, to honor the hometown hero. natasha brown, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". ali opponent who became a friend was lehigh valley native larry holmes. easton assassin took on the great necessary a memorable championship bought in 1980. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff talked to holmes and log boxers about ali's life and legacy. >> reporter: final ten count marks the conclusion of one grand and glorious fight. it is really only the beginning for those hoff learned what it means to be great. >> definitely a lot of practice and hard work. >> reporter: by sheer coincidence an annual community day was held at joe hand gym on spring garden street the where legacy of muhammad ali was celebrated. >> he is setting such a high mark, not only in boxing but
just like period. >> the fight was won before he got in there because he intimidated people. >> reporter: only five men ever managed to defeat muhammad ali, one of them being philadelphia rest kent joe frazier, another larry holmes, whom he traveled to meet. >> the first time i hear him, he called me every name in the book, and i figured out he is trying to get to me. >> he could not. >> reporter: october 2nd, 1980, holmes defeated ali after ten dominating round. >> as a manny said i love you anyway, man. if you love me why did you beat me up then. he was still cracking jokes. >> reporter: holmes said while in the ring he was concerned about hurting his friend and pled with ali to call it quits. although holmes won that night on this day the loss is all his. >> it is a sad dam day. sad dam day. >> reporter: back at the gym the good fight continues, under the watchful eye of muhammad ali.
alexandria hoff for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". stay with "eyewitness news" for continuing coverage of the life of muhammad ali, there is more about him on line at cbs philly.com. still to come this morning on "eyewitness news", same battle, different location, find out why u.s. navy jets are fighting battle against isis from a new staging area. i'm tan yell nottingham in los angeles where democratic presidential candidates continue to battle it out in a tight race for california. and as the rain moves in the worst may be yet to come, meteorologist justin drabick will have the eyewitness weather forecast in a few minutes, don't bring that mess around here, evan!
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hillary clinton is closer to the democratic presidential nomination. she won all seven pledged delegates in the u.s. virgin island. two days from now, voters in new jersey, california and four other states will vote in their primary but as danielle nottingham reports, clinton and bernie sanders are in a dead heat in california and sanders isn't backing down. hillary clinton focused her attacks on donald trump during a campaign stop in california. >> he says climate change is a chinese hoax. sort of sounds like trump university if you ask me. >> it wasn't really a school, it wasn't accredited. it was a scam. >> in an interview you airing
on face the nation donald trump the presumptive republican nominee says clinton should get to jail over e-mail scandal. >> she's guilty of deception f you look at confidential information, all of the information that probably has gotten out all over the world, and then you know what she's guilty of stupidity and bad judgment. >> reporter: clinton is blanketing california over the weekend trying on build on her slight edge over bernie sanders who has a shot of winning the state. state officials say a record number of people are registered to vote here in california, in tuesday's primary, where 475 delegates are at stake. >> in my view if the voter turnout is high, we will win california, and we stand a chance toe win it, with a very big margin. >> reporter: clinton does have a chance to clinch in new jersey before the polls enclose in california, but the vermont senator is vowing to take his bid all the way to the convention in philadelphia in july. danielle nottingham for cbs-3 "eyewitness news".
america's military manpower is now targeting isis from the mediterranean sea. navy's top admiral, says that the u.s., harry truman has been launching air strikes begins militants in iraq and syria. the aircraft carrier is part of what the navy calls more flexibility in the fight against isis. normally the carriers are in the persian gulf. union pacific railroad is apologizing to residents of oregon's columbia river gorge, after the derailment of more than a dozen oil tanker cars. four have of them burn, sending up a thick plume of black smoke in the sky before fire fighters were able to extinguish the flames saturday morning. environmental crews have been working to contain a sheen of aisle in the columbia oil. the river is the border between oregon and washington. lets check back with justin. you are talking rain but it seems like it won't be an all day thing. >> it looks like mainly late afternoon best chance to see heavier showers and potential to severe thunderstorms but
just like yesterday afternoon waking up to glummy conditions. we have light rain in some spots. take to you cape may courthouse camera lens is wet, light drizzle earlier, temperatures 65 degrees but still see overcast skies not the best morning in south jersey along shore points but we will see a few breaks in the clouds late morning in the afternoon but that will help firing up some more showers and storms. severe storm potential later today, humidity starts to drop this week. we will talk about that and get ready for a drop in temperatures weak go below average. if you are not ready for warmth, humid conditions you'll get a nice treat later this week. earlier this morning, again light rain showers, south jersey, came to the city, a little shower trying to come up through parts of the southern chester county moving in delaware county. then we're in a nice break but more rain on the way across western virginia. that will track north and east. throughout the morning mostly staying on the dry side, afternoon we will see more showers and storms firing up.
upper 60's to lower 70's, we are on our way up to 80's but there is cooler airy mentioned in our forecast, minneapolis, des moines, 50's right now. cold pocket of air out of canada does head south for middle part of the week. comfort inn connection still not feeling that great when you factor in the dew point that measure humidity or moisture in the air. number is 65 degrees. how does that feel to most people? on the steamy side and rahel, i don't know she didn't complain yet about her hair to me, i'm always getting heat the for that when humidity is high but it does feel steamy for rest of today but we will drop in the pleasant category by middle of the week. we have a few light showers around, mid-morning, into early afternoon we will be okay. don't expect a whole lot of sunshine. watch out for storms late afternoon, most likely in the early evening hours and air temperature 80 degrees, ocean water at 68. if you are head together beach put the sun block on you can still get a burn with the cloudy skies. warm front moving through, the
region producing clouds and light showers. once that passes we will be unstable this afternoon. that will fuel some showers and storms. cold front comes through tonight, pushes out humidity starting tomorrow, we will keep things dry on monday, tuesday, maybe a shower late in the day as a secondary cold front comes in and really cools us down into wednesday. entire area of the delaware valley even up in the poconos under a enhanced wrist fox are severe storms, that is a 30 percent chance. main threats are heavy rain, wind and lightening still potential for hail and maybe even a brief isolated tornado in some spots across mid-atlantic. it doesn't mean it will be in the delaware valley but something to think b couple light showers through the morning, 4:00 o'clock line of heavier showers and storms, some could be severe coming through the city around five and 6:00 and they will move off shore after 8:00 across southern new jersey. much better tomorrow with some sunshine and a pleasant afternoon. talk about that cool pattern for wednesday and thursday we will get a drop in the jet
stream and that allows that cool dry canadian air to filter in, temperatures return below average. late day showers and storms, tonight, clearing late 66 degrees. here's the extended forecast, monday, tuesday still in the 80's, humidity drops, 70's for wednesday and thursday with some sunshine, back to you. >> i was trying to spare you complaints about the humidity on my hair but now that i know you missed hearing bit, it is fine. >> bring it on i'm ready. >> more coming your way. thank you. time is 7:21. lets see how road are looking. lets get to ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic center. i know were you watching that accident earlier on i-95 what are you seeing now. >> it is still there, we are looking at it now, i-95 north bound between 413 and pendell. this portion of i-95 is shut down, north bound lanes shut down for an accident and clean up, accident investigation at this point. people are walking around milling around there, again, this will be there for a while. we will keep you posted. we will move traffic cam here to the ben franklin parkway,
it will be busy today, a lot of people in town for philadelphia international cycling classic, and inner drive is closed off ben franklin parkway between 20th street and art museum circle with kelly drive to the art museum circle and lincoln drive and martin lieutenant are king drive between ben franklin parkway and falls bridge. main street between ridge avenue and green lane. ridge avenue between city avenue and herman street. we are moving on to the ben franklin bridge mid span, no delays or problems on the bridge if you are taking this to the ac expressway westbound near road construction near ac expressway welcome center in pleasantville. that is the latest from the cbs-3 traffic center, i'm ann evans now rahel, back to you. still ahead on "eyewitness news", the takata air bags recall covers millions more cars, find out if your car made the list in this weeks recall round up. they are certainly dressed for the occasion, wizard worldcom i can can is in philadelphia and so are a few hollywood stars, we will tell you who is in town in the
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full refund. i posted more information on these recalls on cbs philly.com and on my facebook and twitter feeds. reporting for three on your side, i'm jim donovan. still to come this morning on "eyewitness news", philly is declaring four wheel traffic for two wheel traffic, we are live at the international cycling classic. remembering muhammad ali, those who knew the legend explained what made him truly the greatest both in and out of the ring. hi justin. good morning, if you are just waking up, it is pretty dry but watch out for potential of severe storms later today, we will talk bit in eyewitness weather.
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we're ed and miriam, and we're proud to be new jersey educators. good morning, today is sunday june 5th i'm rahel solomon. thanks for spending your sunday with us. lets go over to justin drabick because justin is talking about rain and possibly a cool down this week. >> of course, severe storm potential later this afternoon, that will be key. so if you have outdoor plans, mid afternoon, evening keep that in mine. get everything done now if you can because we are cry over most of the locations, mainly
a few showers this morning and into the afternoon when things go downhill across much of the delaware valley. if you are just waking up, looking outside, overcast sky, just like yesterday but it turned out nice saturday afternoon. we had sunshine. that may happen again. we could get a few breaks in the clouds but any sun will feel showers and thunderstorms. we have one shower pretty much right over west chester right now, couple light showers across parts of the camden, gloucester county and shore. that is about it. zoom out another batch of rain developing accredits west virginia, heading north and east and then we have a cold front in the yes valley, so as that front runs into this moist humid air mass it will fire up some more heavier showers and potential strong to severe then are storms this afternoon. sixty-nine in the airport. seventy-one wilmington. upper 60's the atlantic city airport and wildwood. sixty-six in quakertown. upper 60's in pottstown. here's what to expect? cloudy skies, light showers, depending where you are, temperatures in the 60's and 07's and then in the afternoon
humid, maybe some sun, mid to late afternoon storms, will develop with highs in the 80's, severe storm potential, mainly between four and 8:00 o'clock, 4:00 o'clock will be north and west of the city, 8:00 o'clock toward south jersey and shore points and right around philadelphia around five and 6:00. it will bring heavy rain and potential for damaging wind in the severe storms that do develop. eighty-two for philadelphia. eighty at the shore. lower 70's in the poconos. if you are not feeling this heat and humidity wait a few more days we have big changes in the seven day forecast, check it out, rahel, back to you. today hundreds are competing in philadelphia's international cycling classic. it runs through rolling hills of manayunk, east falls, fairmount park and kelly drive. cherri gregg from kyw news radio is live in manayunk at the start of the race. okay. well, we will check with cherri in just a moment but meantime switching to other
news this morning, family of muhammad ali has outlined his funeral plans made by the boxer himself. they include a procession and public memorial service. ali of course died friday night at the age of 74. this is ali's hometown of louisville where three time heavyweight champion got his first boxing lesson. >> reporter: boxing ring muhammad ali brought grace, power,. >> i will be picking and poking, pouring the water on his smoking. >> reporter: his witt packed a punch as well. >> float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. >> reporter: he passed away in an arizona hospital. he died of septic shock due to unspecified natural causes. ali was diagnosed with parkinson's disease in 1984. his funeral will be in his home town of louisville, kentucky friday and opened to the public. >> mow maine was the peoples
champion. it will focus on races religion and background. >> reporter: he was born cashus clay junior in 1942 and quickly started fighting at the age of 12. after discovering nation of islam, politically turbulent 1960's, clay changed his name to muhammad ali, he retired in 1981 a three time world champion and olympic gold medalist. he won fans around the world. and his humanitarian work. one of his fans president obama put out this message on twitter. he shook up the world and world is better for it, rest in peace, champ. back in louisville, city that once segregated african americans is lowering flags in his honor this man says ali funded his program to help the city hungry. >> he hads been great in the ring, but more greatness outside ring to be the best he could be. >> reporter: in lieu i kentucky, i'm pablo sandoval
reporting. local fan is sharing with us his precious momentoes of the champ. trang do is in bucks county with the story you will see only on "eyewitness news". >> reporter: original photos of muhammad ali, even the greatest himself had never himself seen are hanging in craig burtcollettei new hope home. >> reporter: back in the 80's he was a weight lifter. a photographer friend asked him to model. >> he agreed. >> he came and photoed me in the gym. >> reporter: late their week the same photographer also a friend of the boxing legend took photos of ali and his personal training cam in deerlake schuylkill county. photographer mixed them up and sent ari's photos, and vice versa aali let him keep them. >> they are the only pictures you will see he because they are only ones made by this guy that gave them to me. even ali doesn't have pictures. i have a gym down here. i hang on to them, to give me inspiration. >> reporter: he also has negatives to about 40 photos
of ali, photos hanging in his home gym are only copies ever developed. in new hope bucks county i'm trang do for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". one of the muhammad ali most fierce rival was joe frazier. their fights are regarded as some of the best in boxing. march 1971, frazier took first one but ali took final two including the thriller in manilla in october 1975. promoters joe hand, senior was one of frazier's financial backers and he used that relationship to show many of ali's fights on pay purview television. hand says ali made time for everyone. >> it don't bother him for people wanting his autograph. when giving autograph he would show them a magic trick. i remember when we would go to his training camp and i used to bring a lot of youngsters there and he would tell the kids i'm so fast when i go to
bed at night and i turned the switch off, before the lightings off i'm in bed al-zawahiri spent -- muhammad ali spent time in this home in cherry hill, new jersey. this home is for sale for about $700,000. stay with "eyewitness news" as we continue to remember muhammad ali. get latest anytime at cbs philly.com. well to day hundreds are competing in philadelphia's international cycling classic. the course runs through rolling hills of manayunk, east falls, fairmount park and kelly drive. cherri gregg from our sister station kyw news radio is live at the start of the race where it looks like a lot of activity around you, good morning, cherri. >> reporter: good morning, rahel. yes, there is a lot of activity, you can feel the excitement building, the count down is on, the mens race kicks off at 8:00 o'clock and as you can see the start and finish lines, just a few
hundred feet away. you have the car lined up, cyclist getting in place, we have spectators, getting their seat together and, of course, all this production, comes after months and months of planning and alice armstrong is the race event director who has been working on this. this race, literally draws people from all over the world, why? and who is here? >> so we have cyclist from 36 countries, they are represented here, in a huge international event. now we have uci world course for women's race which put us on the international caldor for cycling and... >> reporter: there is a lot of different types of people here, working on the race and we have a lot of volunteers here and why. >> we have over 300 volunteers, over a hundred staff that work on this race and many of them have been coming back year after year after year and it is a huge family, great event.
we all work so well to bring this event out to the city every year. >> reporter: this racings, of course, through lemon hill, it goes all way around kelly drive and a lot going on. give me a run down of the different things people can participate in. >> in lemon hill, climb of the problem on hill we have fantastic lifestyle expo with all sorts of exhibiters from the hershey kiss mobile, the beer garden, tons of lifestyle things, main street, we have an announcing location here, east falls, a viewing party, it is just tons of stuff going on. >> reporter: despite rain, organizers are monitoring the weather, if it is severe with lightening, flooding, or something excessive they will postpone the race for a period of time but this is a rain or shine event. bring out your punchos, your umbrellas, the race kicks off at 8:00 for men, 2:30 for women's. lots of parties and events. it is a bike race day, right? bike race day.
we will be here live at the starting line, at 8:00 o'clock when it kicks off. live, i'm cherry greg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> cherry, thank you. still to come on "eyewitness news", fire fighters battling a brush fire in southern calorie vealed bizarre way it started and how much headway they are making in fighting the flames. he answered the call from uncle sam when his country needed him this world war two veteran had one regret until now. you may not know it by looking outside the door but there could be significant storms later, meteorologist justin drabick has the forecast in just a few
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a delaware county family is out of their home after flames ripped through it. these are eyewitness cam photos from the 1600 block of hans lane in bethel township. a vehicle caught fire inside garage and spread through the rest of the house. no one was injured. neighbors say that fire fighters rescued two cats from the flames. authorities blame a car crash for starting this brush fire in southern california. it spread in all directions forcing hundreds from their homes in the hills northwest of los angeles. fire fighters say that night fall and cooler weather have allowed them to make considerable progress. right now 15 percent contained, fast moving brush fire swept through hills, damaging three homes and forcing hundreds of people to flee, some with pets and live stock.
justin joining us now, pretty dreary here in philadelphia. what are weather watchers saying. >> same deal, everybody dealing with the cloudy skies, just waiting on some rain that we should get later in the have afternoon noon hours and potential strong to severe thunderstorms mid to late afternoon in the evening hours, still quite it this morning, across many of the backyard they are waking up, with temperatures mid upper 60's to 07 degrees, kind of dreary, very humid moist air mass in place. john jenkins in perkasie 66 degrees with the overcast skies, and then similar numbers as we head towards eagle house, and overcast at 68 degrees. around philadelphia, similar numbers, close to 7o we will move into south jersey right now where john carroll in mullica, he is also at 68 degrees. he gets it. we will head down to south jersey, temperatures like the same, upper 60's. sixty-seven in ocean city at james house. out in ocean city we will go live, see what is happening, you can see those overcast skies. few people on the boardwalk.
we have light rain or drizzle if you want to call it that but should get some breaks over next few hours in south jersey. trying to hit the beach don't expect a whole lot of sunshine. we could get peaks later this morning but watch out in the early evening hours we will see some more rain returning in those strong to severe thunderstorms potentially as well. we're in a break across central pennsylvania but another batch of steady rain developing across west virginia, that will track to the north and east. couple spotty showers right now in chester county moving in montgomery county, light rain, cape may county, that is about it. if you you are trying to avoid rape today now is best time to get outside as you can see not a whole lot of activity but these cloud break up and we will get few peaks of sun you will see these showers and storms firing up in early afternoon. mid to late afternoon best shot to sees stronger storms. it is humid all weekend long, so once again on the steamy side, tomorrow it does get better, still humid but not as bad as today and then tuesday
and wednesday will feel real nice, if you don't like humidity wait until tuesday and even wednesday, i will call it down right awesome. you don't get that a whole lot this time of the year as we head toward start of the official summer season. forecast for phillies game, good news it is an early game 1:35. i think most of the game should be dry maybe at the end we will get showers moving in. temperatures pretty warm at the start at 78 degrees. it will be humid. lets time things out. this morning, just a few you showers, around depends where you are. we are seeing them around the city in the south and east this afternoon, scattered showers and storms will start to pop up. then early evening, when we will see line of strong to severe thunderstorms roll through. i show you this computer model. through noon time just light rain, in some areas. then in the afternoon 4:00 we will see scattered showers popping up around the city, and then line of the heavier rain and potential stronger to severe thunderstorms rolling through the city by five or
6:00 o'clock. they will move in south jersey seven or 8:00 and off shore wye 9:00. cold front comes through clears us out overnight. tomorrow morning we will be in good shape and monday afternoon no problems mostly sunny skies the threats that develop will be damaging wind, gusts over 60 miles an hour, hail up to quarter sized and maybe a brief isolated tornado in some parts of the mid-atlantic as wind in the upper atmosphere are conn dues turf that development. temperatures still warm in the 80's, tonight muggy but high midty starts to lower through the day. monday's high on the warm side above average in the mid 80's once again. for today, dry conditions will be this morning, then showers and storms late in the day 82 tonight. showers and storms early. then we're clearing at 66. tomorrow still warm 84, less humid, comfortable tuesday, late day shower and then highs in the 70's, on wednesday, and thursday, you don't see that too often so enjoy it. >> absolutely, could be refreshing for some. thank you.
right now 7:46, time to check on the roads and highways, lets go to ann evans in the traffic center, and ann it looks like flashing lights are still out there. >> they are still out there. it is an accident investigation right now, rahel because accident itself has been cleared, this is i-95 northbound shut down between 413 and pendell right now, due to a serious accident now an accident investigation, and it looks like we have construction going on there. it could be a bit of the guardrail that they are fixing, or the paving along height way but they are fixing something there. whatever they are doing it will be there for a little bit. this is i-95 north bound shut down between 413 and pendell due to an accident. we will move traffic cam to the ben franklin parkway, ben franklin parkway has honor of being closed to day, inner drive closed for philadelphia international cycling classic, classic starts at 8:00 this morning but i will run down
closures. not only is inner drive closed of the parkway martin luther king drive shut down between ben franklin parkway and falls bridge along with kelly drive between art museum circle and lincoln drive. main street between ridge avenue and green lane, crescent street and pitchin street. poplar street between boat house road and ridge avenue and city avenue you and herman street. bunch of closures there we will move ben franklin bridge, there you go, ben franklin bridge is in fine shape but if you are taking it to atlantic city, the atlantic city expressway westbound near atlantic city welcome center, left lane closed due to road construction and there are delays n delays the on the garden state parkway. that is latest from the cbs-3 traffic center, i'm ann evans now rahel back to you. >> thank you, lot of closures to be aware of this morning. thank you. pennsylvania convention center for wizard worldcom i can can. stars from the your favorite sci-fi shows and super hero movies are also in town, among them, chris hemsworth and
david, and michael j. fox from back to the future. also appearing, steven amel, star of the cw show arrow. amel has learned a lot about his show character. >> i have learn about oliver and enjoyed the fact that you know he has had a journey and not the same guy that we met in the pilot episode. it has been fun to play a character for that long and just to learn new things about him every year. >> amel is starring in teenage mutant ninja turtles too in theaters now. american hero received a surprise decade in the making. eighty-nine year-old charles newman had a graduation party in southampton bucks county. world war two veteran finally received his high school difficult prom a newman dropped out of roman catholic high school to join navy so he never received his diploma and regretted it. twilight wish foundation made it possible, congratulations. still to come this morning on "eyewitness news", phillies off to a good start as they
new york. it's all here. it's only here. plan your summer vacation at iloveny.com muhammad ali was a legend not the just in sport but in life. in the boxes world he was self proclaimed greatest, spending his entire career living up to the billing. he could float like a butterfly and sting like a bee but it was his influence outside the ring, his work not punches his actions not just knock outs that made him the greatest of all time.
bernard hopkins said he didn't always agree with him but you have to respect him because he was a cut above all of the rest. >> he was the face for the sport. i think what ray robinson did for the sport, when joe frazier did for the sport, everybody contributed to the sport but what he did got the sport recognized that is what i can tell you. what ali did for the sport is what he is doing right now even when he passed away, talking about it. >> muhammad ali last for the in 1981, 35 years later his greatness in and out of the ring still shapes today's athletes. steph curry and lebron james talked about what ali meant to them. >> ali was the example of how you should use your platform and speak what you believe no math ther what people are saying and look at him as a sense of confidence in that regard for sure. >> a guy who stood up for so
many dip rent things throughout the times where it was so difficult for african americans to even walk in the streets and for an athlete like myself today, without muhammad ali i wouldn't be sitting up here talking in front of you guys. >> now to baseball, phillies wrapping up their series with the blurs this afternoon. aaron necessity lah on the mound for phillies after scoring six runs on friday night the phillies offense once again sputtered facing brewers yesterday. we will pick up the action in the second inning phillies down one to nothing, tommy joseph continues to impress, and here he is with the solo home run to center field. we are tied. later on in the inning we will get one on foresees air hernandez, and second base man showing some power right here, a two run home run his first in over a year. fightins will take a three-one lead. to the eighth inning, game tied, domingo santana gets the best of hector nears, phillies lose to brewers six-three.
>> pitch by pitch, you don't give a way at bats. the it looks like sometimes we get two strikes on us and you see some flailing at the swings, you know, good hit others, you don't see. that they battle, they layoff bad pitches. we have to learn off pitches we can hit and capitalize the mistakes over the place. >> to tennis for second time in two years garvin, beaten serena williams in the french open. this time in the championship match. loss puts an end for now to serena's record for tying bid to win her 22nd grand slam championship. novak djokovic will take on andy murray in the mens final today. that is all for sports i'm leslie van arsdal, have a great day. 3,000 competitors turned out for the dragon boat regatta in philadelphia. thousands more came out to cheer them on the banks of the schuylkill river. eighty-eight teams competed for best team on the best time in the 500-meter course. all proceeds from the dragon both regatta go to local
charities including u.s. o and turning point for children. well, that is it for "eyewitness news" at 7:00. here's what is coming up the at 8:00. >> life of muhammad ali is being celebrated in this hometown city, i'm kenneth craig in louisville, kentucky with those tributes coming up. also meet family behind some three generations of one of the philadelphia's coolest treats, most popular flavor in john's water ice and the president. water in a different form today in the form of rain and possible thunderstorms, justin is tracking when they could roll in
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it is a race day and excitement is building, you are looking live, in manayunk where philly's international cycling classic is getting underway. spectators are out to cheer them on. we will have have a live report coming up, straight ahead. and those cyclist may have to dodge rain drops, and severe weather. storm scan three is tracking rain showers, thunderstorms and justin pinpointing when those strong storms could roll in coming up. today is sunday june 5th, good morning. i'm rahel solomon. in manayunk it is starting out gray and dreary. lets get over to justin drabick because you say rain is coming. >> classic situation. usually things are quiet in the morning hours but in the afternoon when things heat up and we will see sun and talk about strong to severe thunderstorms rolling through. this is our peak season for severe weather, the month of june. >> makes sense. >> typical. we hav