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meeting with more potential members. white house administration today. >> the nation's train operators may be forced to take a new screening test following the deadly crash in hoboken, new jersey. >> but the big story on "action news" at noon is a wind advisory in effect across the region. as we look live sky6 live hd at penns landing, gusts up to 40 miles per hour. as we take a look at my yacht. [laughter]. >> reporter: we have a wind advisory as rick said. it's across the region until 7:00 p.m. gusts at times 40 to 45 miles per hour. it will put debris on roads and trash cans in the neighborhoods look out for that and tree branches coming down across the region, potentially. you can see the direction of the wind as you take a look at the
orientation of the snow on storm tracker 6 live double scan driving out of the northwest getting over the pennsylvania border, if you're in the poconos you might see snow showers today. in philadelphia even though they don't with the snow showers we're getting the departing wind behind the high pressure and cold front. let's see what's geeing on outside. we have the west wind coming across the region and there's winds gusts up to 40 miles per hour in philadelphia and reading and lancaster. you can interchange the numbers as we go through the afternoon. the strong wind gusts will have a tendency to spread from the west to the east. definitely a hold on to your hats kind of weather. as we look at the sky cover, fair amount of cloud cover and sunny breaks. there are the snow showers that will make it into the poconos. temperatures are chilly, 43 in philadelphia. 41 in reading an trenton. 44 in wilmington, 45 in
millville and 41 in cape may. with the strong winds we're looking at a windchill it may be in the 40s and feel like the 30s for the rest of the afternoon. sarah we'll be looking at temperatures getting into the mid 40s and windchills in the 30s today. everybody on social media want to know when the winds will die down, i'll let you know about that and check out the thanksgiving call. that's coming up. >> thank you, david. the wind conditions fueled a destructive fire in trenton, new jersey overnight. the 6-alarm blaze damaged nine homes and injured two people before firefighters got it under control. nora muchanic is live at the scene where several damaged row homes have collapsed. nora. >> reporter: firefighters are on the scene with the investigators. it was a destructive fire that spread from house to house through a common attic space.
it was brought under control at 7:20 a.m. the street looks like a war zone burned out cars and shells of housing. it's amazing that everybody got out alive. >> i've never seen anything like that. >> reporter: this is viewer video of the raging fire on weinberg place in trenton that was reported around 3 ram. 3:00 a.m. it grew to alarms and burned the nine homes on the entire street. >> i was smelling something and i went back to bed and i keep smelling something and when i look out the window my neighbor's house was on fire. >> reporter: firefighters from all over the area were called into assist. fire official say the biggest challenge fighting this was a series of downed wires that kept
this freshman attacking the blaze. >> electricity and water don't mix. because of that we had to pull the firefighters back until public service got here. >> reporter: power and gas in the area had to be shut down. 7 people are displaced. they are being assisted by the red cross. two people were taken to the hospital, the extent of their injuries is unknown. >> i lost everything, my life is good, my son, my husband is okay. >> reporter: now, there's a large eastern european community in this section of trenton. investigators are on the scene, they don't know yet the cause of the blaze, some neighbors have raised concerns about squatters at an abandoned house at the end of the row. once this cool downstairs, the arson investigators will go in and check this out, when it's
over the entire row of houses will have to be demolished. live in trenton, nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> another early-morning fire caused heavy damage and injuries in woodbury, new jersey. three homes and some live wires went up in flames along mehorter boulevard. bob brooks will have a live update from the scene at 12:30 p.m. police in millville are sorting out the details of a shooting where a victim was rushed to inspire medical center in vineland. no arrests have been made. donald trump is off to a busy start after spending the weekend after cabinet concerneds. there's questions about -- contenders. there's questions about his business interests and his new
rule as commander-in-chief. >> reporter: good afternoon, sarah. mr. trump is back in new york, but he is sending a team of economic advisors to be part of the landing assistance and transition here in washington, d.c., all this indicating that more cabinet announcements may be coming soon. the predecessor -- parade of possible candidates continue with former governor rick perry as contender for energy secretary. donald trump met with 20 people including mitt romeny. among the former critics that are possible contenders for a cabinet position. >> we had a far-reaching conversation. >> reporter: and more announcements may come today. a front runner for defense secretary, general james mattis. >> mattis has been critical of
detention cuts and announcing draw downs in afghanistan in advance. women in the military, george may have concerns about where he stands on the issue in combat. >> reporter: the president-elect also met with real estate developer from india raising questions about how he will separate out his business interest from his government responsibilities to avoid a conflict of interest. >> donald trump will have a problem here. he criticized hillary clinton for her foundation getting contributions from foreign companies. in this case it would be a question of somebody trying to do business to try to get some sort of of special favors from the government. >> reporter: those indian business partners were trying to capitalize on mr. trump's success in india media. a spokesperson said the meeting
was brief and congratulatory. the eagles record is split at 5-5 following their loss on the road. mistakes and penalties cost the birsdz the game in -- the birds the game in seattle. the eagles face the green bay packers next monday night. we'll hear from coach doug peterson in the next half-hour. today is the 40th anniversary of a classic movie that put philadelphia in the spotlight. on this day in 1976, move goers were introduced to rocky balboa. four decades later the story continues to resonate with fans. you can go to 6abc.com to tell us your favorite rocky movie, right now the original rocky is leading our pole. yo adrian.
>> i knew that was coming. i predicted that. still to come on "action news," at noon we have a recall of humus sold across the country. >> workers are going on strike at one of the nation's busiest airport. find out when they walk off the job. >> and meteorologist david murphy will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
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separate traffic stops in florida and missouri over the weekend. antiterrorism police believe they stopped an attack in france. they said the suspects were planning the attack for a long time, but not revealing the target. pope francis is granting special permission for priests to forgive women who had a -- abortion. the pope there is no sin that god's mercy could not wipe away. >> tensions are flaring on the dakota access pipeline in north dakota. hundreds of protesters try to get closer to the pipeline construction project by crossing over a bridge. they were doused with water
cannons and teargas after some through rocks. when completed the pipeline will carry oil from north dakota to illinois. women protesting the pipeline project was arrested in center city. they chained themselves to a td bank branch one of a handful of banks that i should a $2.5 billion loan to the pipeline. they want td bank to stop contributing to the project. president obama has arrived back home from his final overseas trip. he touched down after visiting leaders in peru, germany and greece. he under allies not to rush to judgment on president-elect donald trump's policy. an alarming new trend is happening online. you've probably seen why would even bogus stories and many
people are falling for them. some believe the fake news was enough to sway the presidential election. >> we have hundreds, thousands millions sources of information coming from everywhere. >> reporter: so how do we decipher fax from fiction, watch our special report on fake news tonight on "action news" at 11:00 p.m. (man) my dad and i have the same eyes.
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international airport workers announced the day they atlantic to go on strike. it will happen after the thanksgiving holiday. the strike will start november 29 the tuesday after thanksgiving. baggage handlers and cabin clearance and janitors are seeking union rights and 15-dollar wage. the disruption will not severely impact travelers. >> several varieties of sabra humus is being recalled. fda said listeria was found at the facility where it was made. they make salsa and greek yogurt dip, but they were not included in the recall. toys "r" us stopped selling one of its toys after it sparked a fire. a family bought a tonka truck
that burst into flames on the way home. they pulled the toy from store shelves. they have not i should a recall. federal regulators are calling for train operators to be tested for sleep apnea. after the crash, the train engineer was tested and diagnosed with sleep apnea which is known to cause fatigue. the new jersey transit train slammed into the terminal double the speed limit. one woman standing on the platform was killed. "healthcheck," a bad attitude could be bad for your health. pels -- pessimists have a better risk of heart disease and positive people eat a healthy
diet and get exercise. >> eternal optimist alicia vitarelli what's going on this week? >> reporter: what a nice thing to say, a delaware county mayor is facing dui charges. upland borough mayor michael ciach hit a car and left the scene of the accident. it's nice to have extra spending cash around the holidays. today we have tips on selling the things you are not using to make extra money. there's cash hiding in your closet we'll help you find i. don't forget -- you can find it. don't forget you can take us on the go watch us streaming on your smart phone or tablet. >> accuweather coming up
>> new jersey state police are helping feed those in need. "action news" was in atlantic city as two person volunteers assembled box meals at the pennsylvania avenue school. more than 100 families will have a thanksgiving dinner thanks to the team effort in its 12th year. shop rite and td bank support this mission. >> the holiday approaching we're watching the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: we are and we'll talk about that in a moment. the big story is the wind. storm tracker 6 live double scan we're dry across the region. we had snow showers up in the poconos overnight. winter weather advisory has expired. looking outside, sun mixing with clouds. look at the camera bouncing as you focus on the commodor barry bridge shaking around a little
bit because we have strong winds. wind advisory until 7:00 p.m. temperature 43 degrees, winds out of the west/northwest at 24 miles per hour. we have wind gusts as high as 40 to had to 45 miles per hour at times. there could trees or tree branches coming down. 41 in allentown. 41 in reading. 44 in wilmington. 45 in millville. 43 in dover. 42 in cape may. salt sat showing you how the -- satellite showing you how the clouds are part of the package. there's snow showers north of the poconos, some of them might get into the territory of the poconos a little bit later on today. probably dry for the most part. up in the lehigh valley, clouds mixing with sun. winds and chilly, high of 43. windchills in the 30s in the lehigh valley this afternoon. at the shore, clouds mixing with sunny breaks, winds and chilly, high of 48.
you might get windchills in the low 40s down the shore. still uncomfortable. in philadelphia. a high of 45 this afternoon, clouds mixing with sun, windy and chilly, there are the gusts as high as 45 miles per hour. if you have a high profile vehicle or minivan you want to hold on to the steering wheel especially if you're on a high overpass or bridge or something like that. what to expect, winds will be gusting 40 to 45 miles per hour at times. the windchills which were in the 20s this morning are in the 30s afternoon and back in the 20s after dark. in the poconos, a snow shower or two. unfortunately, tomorrow is still windy, although not as bad as today. for the evening commute hold on to the steering wheel. 43 degrees partly sunny, clouds and sun. 6:00 p.m., windchills in the 20s and 7:00 p.m., 38 degrees. overnight tonight, 4 under cloudy skies.
-- 34 degrees under partly cloudy skies and winds gusting to 35 miles per hour. the next two days we're stuck in the chillys in the 40s. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, today, 45, chilly. tomorrow, still windy, but not as bad as today and high of 48. less wind on wednesday, 50. thursday, thanksgiving we're going for a high of 54 degrees. the start-up temperature on the parade will be 43. but we're looking at lots of clouds. there's a chance of a touch of rain, but it does not look like much, this has been consists -- consistent since late last week. we'll let you know if you need an umbrella on the parade route. >> rick has that hat with the umbrella. >> i'll have my son hold the umbrella over my head.
the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30. two massive fires break out in the early morning hours, both in new jersey. we have the latest in a live report. two suspects in the murder of a man in new york city will go before a judge today. mothers against drunk driving is marking 30 years with the plea for everybody to be safe behind the wheel this holiday season. we begin this half-hour with the windy and cold weather felt across the region. in fact a wind advisory has been extended. >> one step outside you can feel winter is upon us. let's look live outside, sky6 live hd showing philadelphia international airport. you can see the camera bouncing around there. we're wondering when the wind will stop. for answers we check in with meteorologist david murphy. >> reporter: you step outside you have temperatures in the 40s and a noticeable wind. the wind advisory was going to