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significant losses. >> and pennsylvania candidates for governor make a last minute push with marquee names to help them out. >> but the big story is high winds created problems across the region. the wind was whipping today in case you missed it. it left thousands without power and brought down trees. annie mccormick is live in fairmont park where a bunch of trees came down, we begin with melissa magee live at the big board. >> reporter: yeah, walter the winds were strong all day today. it's saturday of an area of low pressure departing to the north. peak winds 48 miles per hour in the poconos. wilmington and dover atlantic city, clocking in at 45 miles per hour. you have the winds coming in out of the north an northwest. it did make for a cool start to
the morning. morning windchills across the region and the i-95 corridor, freezing mark for the low temperature. in the teens in the poconos and the freezing mark north and west of town. the winds gusts are still a big concern, dropping from earlier than today, but blustery. lang coming in at 22 miles per hour. we'll talk about what's ahead over the next 24 hours. it's breezy and chilly for the rest of the night. less wind or not way for monday we're -- less wind on the way for monday. we're tracking a warming trend coming later in the week. >> let's switch to annie mccormick live in fairmont park where strong winds knocked down trees and caused damage to cars today. >> reporter: melissa called it a
hold on your hat kind of day. today in fairmont it was duck for cover. take a look at this tree. it's a massive tree that split in half and demolished this vehicle. it was one of several vehicles hit when the winds whipped through the area. on the avenues of the republic the massive tree fell under the pressure of heavy winds. and these pictures sent to us, show a blue vehicle damaged from the same tree. many people parked here to attend the annual walk benefiting lung cancer reach. tent for the events blew away. >> the winds were so wild, we had the tent blow over. >> reporter: we were there always party on event and pullies cleaned up what was left. even by afternoon the tarps fastened by to do ground were
blowing around. in delaware county gusts uprooted this tree partially blocking osborne and rose valley road. winds affected traffic forcing folks to break out the chain saws. at its peak, peco had 20,000 power outages from philadelphia to montgomery and chester and bucks county. at last check peco had averages of 4,000 affecting delaware county and montgomery county. as for the situation we don't expect it to be cleaned up today, we are told probably tomorrow. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> thank you, annie, the winds were howling for an annual event in an already breezy locations. the runners were bundled up for the norcross run the bridge 10k. cesily tynan was braving the
conditions high above the delaware river. the high winds were a serious issue for broad street construction site. bricks and other debris fell from the ten story building and winds tore off panels from the construction barrier around the site. >> we had breaking news we want to go live to philadelphia international airport, where air force one has just touched down within the last couple of minutes. we're focused on the door of the plane. president obama in town tonight to campaign for democrat tom wolf. the presidential motor caid will be making its way up broad street to the campus of temple university. new jersey govenor christie is in town this evening, to campaign for republican governor tom corbett who has been hospital -- hop scotching throughout the philadelphia
suburbs. we want to go live to kenneth moten at temple university where president obama is set to speak in a short time this evening. kenneth. >> reporter: what's a campaign event without campaign music. in one hour president obama will take the stage at temple university. the president trying to rally more support in the democratic stronghold of philadelphia while tom corbett is in the suburbs hosting republicans for the battle on tuesday. two more days for the two candidates for pennsylvania governor. tom wolf and tom corbett are getting help from two political stars, president obama and possible presidential contender, chris christie will work to energize the base for tuesday which is expected a low turnout. >> i think it's great to
support tom wolf. it's an incredible students to meet the president. >> reporter: while supporters were filing into the liacouras i can't center, those trying to get corbett elected were busy in bluebell. the headliner with jersey governor will happen in ivyland bucks county. the two will push that the york county millionaire and businessman will raise taxes for what he promised. >> we believe in governor corbett and his accomplishment also for the last four years of our state and keep things on the right path. >> reporter: meanwhile, expect the president and wolf to hammer away at corbett's record. nearly $50 million has been spent on 50,000 tv spots in the governor's race. they are hoping it will get
people to the polls. >> if you don't vote, you lose your rights to vote because people don't expect you to go out on election day ♪ >> supporters have taken their seat at the liacouras center. the president is hoping to benefit to having a democratic governor in pennsylvania as he ends his two years in office. governor chris christie will be in ivyland in about an hour so, at president here, kenneth moten channel 6 "action news." >> don't forget to make time tuesday to cast your ballot, new jersey polls open at 6:00 a.m. in pennsylvania and delaware the doors open at 7:00 a.m. polls close at 8:00 in all three states. on tuesday, volunteers with the league of women voters will be at 6abc from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. to answer questions about the polls and voting
procedures and take any information on investigates irregular alerts. the hot line number is (877)940-6222. >> moving on to the eagles while the birds won it came at a cost. several key players went down, and we are waiting to hear 9 progression, it was -- progresses prognosis. >> nick follows is in sling and demeco ryan has an eagles ending season. nick foles and demeco co-ryans go down in houston. nick foles goes down hard on the left shoulder and misses the rest of the game. the extent of the injury unknown. status for next week in serious
doubt. demeco co-ryans could mills the rest of the season. he hurt his achilles. some of the teammates were crying as he was carted off. the game touchdown in the final minutes, eagles win 31-21, but they lose two key players in the process. >> what you get to see from the team with the injuries, no matter how much injuries they have, it's how much depth do they have, and how much resolve. we've shown good resolve fitting through adversity. >> they are 6-2 looking good midway through the seasons, but these injuries play a major factor in how the season goes with 8 games to go. >> a nor'easter has brought
major snowfall to one state. we'll tell you who else living in this winter wonderland. the wells fargo center was transformed into a medical facility today by this event and why it's so important for these young athletes. we'll be back with the eagles win and on the injuries
when "action news" comes right back.
>> a drive-by shooting seriously injured a teenager in north philadelphia overnight. the 18-year-old was sitting in a car on the 100 block, make that the
ten hundred block of west tioga with another teen when someone drove up and opened fire. the 18-year-old was struck in the head and being treated at temple university hospital. the wells fargo center is a multipurpose center and today it
become a medical center. these young athletes were screened from head to toe and over the past three years this event has gotten credit for detecting a number of conditions including concussion and heart murmurs. more than a thousand people braved the wind and cold for lung cancer. nydia han emceed the free to breathe. proceeds from the events go to research and education programs. >> new englanders were hunkered down always nor'easter pounded the region. heavy snows and high winds put 14,000 homes in the dark in central maine. along coastal massachusetts driving wind and ocean spray made it difficult to see, let alone to drive. inland they needed snow removal
teams to clear the field for the potatoes bronco also game. >> jeff skeverski returns with sports. >> the eagles win, but it came at a price, jeff
skeverski has >> the eagles win, but it came at a price, jeff skeverski has the injury report and newspapers speak out. tom corbett has been something of a disaster. tom corbett cut spending on education by a billion dollars... it's time for a change. elect tom wolf, and you'll get the type of governor we haven't seen for a while... ...one who looks out for average, hard-working pennsylvanians. it's wolf who has solid ideas for bringing in new business and for boosting the economy. tom wolf for governor, a fresh start for pennsylvania.
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good. nick income has thrown the most interpretations of the nfc which makes eagles fans question whether he is the quarterback of the future. that comes with a concern for another reason, nick foles gets hurt. he gives them the lead, how about the 59-yard touchdown. maclin four touchdowns in his last two games. nick foles picked off. foles has thrown the most interpretations in the conference. we're tied at 7. foles never gets a shot to redeem himself. takes a shot at the end of the first. he goes down on the left shoulder. he doesn't return the extent of the injury not known. mark sanchez comes in on the first drive throws a touchdown. easily go up 24-14.
the celebration is short lived. demeco resigns injured his achilles. he fumbles the ball and the houston texans recover. we get within three. his teammates were crying as he was carted off. the eagles walk off with a win, under 4 to go, jeremy maclin for the touchdown. eagles win 31-21 they are 6-2. big win, two big losses in the process, what is the latest own foles and ryans. >> demeco ryans had to be carted from the teen locker room to the team bulls, if it is torn achilles tendon he is done for the season. for nick foles a test will tell us more tomorrow. thankfully we had mark sanchez.
>> it's good to see jason kelce back. i'm proud of our team a great win. >> the news is not good for nick, how confident are you that you can lead this team going forward. >> we'll cross that bridge when we get there. >> i think mark did a good job, he is a professional, i said since day one, you better have two quarterbacks in the league. when nick went down, we didn't miss a beat. >> how fortunate do you feel? >> no matter how it ends we won the game. we have guys that fight to the end. >> reporter: mike quick and i will will join you tonight at 11:35 on 6abc, for eagles game day final. much more on the victory, bitter sweet victory for the birds. for the eagles fans that might be skiddish because nick foles
went down, mark is an chetz led the jets -- sanchez led the jets to back-to-back wins when he was with the jets. >> eagles monday night at home, they are in sole possession of first place. the could cowboys without tony m mow. arizona takes advantage. cowboys lose 28-17. they dropped their second straight, so your eagles are in first place tonight all by themselves in the nfc east, but they have to play dallas two times this year. >> what a turn of events. >> up next, meteorologist melissa magee has the
exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast.
no precipitation. it was about the wind today. it's all about the end of daylight saving time. we'll show you this picture, we've got a gorgeous shot, the action cam time lapse photography there, the sun set at 4:58 this afternoon as we say goodbye to daylight savings time. as we look outside it's dark and we have cooler than average temperature. the high in philadelphia, 49 degrees, normal is 61. we were nowhere near that today. we had blustery winds out of west and northwest. the gusts were 48 miles per hour. we had a sustained wind of 12 miles per hour. sustained in the poconos at 26 and 15-mile an hour sustained in wildwood. so the winds are coming down, but they will be with us throughout the majority of the evening hours. temperatures are in the upper 40s, factor in the windchills
feels like 42. the windchills in the upper 30s in wilmington, the lower 30s in allentown and 36 is the current windchill number in reading. 39 in beach haven. that's what we've been dealing with throughout the majority of the day with the windy conditions and the northwest winds. here's satellite and radar, whiles it so windy today we have an area of low pressure that was responsible for a nor'easter over areas in new england. maine is picking up a lot of heavy snow. that storm system is departing. we have high pressure working east wrld, so we had that -- east ward, so we had that wind tunnel effect meaning it was cooler than average. the area of low pressure is departing to the north anest east. it will be a milder start. we'll is -- we'll have a westerly wind. this time it's a milder wind. the call for the rest of the night. breezy and chilly. 37 this philadelphia. 31 in the suburbs with the
northwesterly windy at 15 to 25 miles per hour. here's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. as we get into monday, sunny and milder up to 57, 58 degrees, on tuesday, much warmer at 65 degrees, not a bad day to head to the polls and get out and vote. wednesday, clouds and sunshine up to 68 degrees, late wednesday into thursday we're tracking a cold front that moves through. hi temperature thursday, 62. there could periods of rain developing some of which could heavy by thursday. it's cooler on friday with showers that will linger. as we get into next weekend temperatures dip down and there's the potential of something brewing as we get into next sunday. any changes in the forecast guys, it's the beginning of the new week and david murphy will have that at 4:30. >> abc "world news" sunday is next on channel 6. "action news" returns at 11:00. for jeff skeverski, walter perez, melissa magee, the entire
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