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>> good morning it's 5:00 a.m., thursday, september 14. >> good morning, everyone, the search is on for the gunman who shot four men sitting outside, police say it was a drive-by shooting. president heads to florida to see the damage left behind from irma, as the rush continues to get the power back on for millions of people. >> we're dealing with fog in spots, plus a chance for more rain today we're tracking when
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it arrives. >> let's talk about that go over to david murphy and karen rogers who has traffic, good morning. >> reporter: we didn't get a lot of rain yesterday, but nonetheless it could be wet at any time. >> reporter: and we have stuff west of philadelphia, especially out in lancaster county. there's cloud cover around and low lying clouds and fog in spots. we'll talk about that in a moment. let's give you storm tracker 6 live double scan's view of that rain. right now it's coming through western lancaster county and gettysburg and the other side of baltimore. it's tracking north with a slight slide to the east. berks county and western chester picks up some of that. most of what i'm looking at is not all that stronger. thundershowers afternoon. 68 in allentown 69 in trenton. 67 in wilmington. 72 currently in cape may. a little bit humid, but pretty mild. as we go through the day, 68 degrees by 7:00 a.m.
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noon, 77. 3:00 p.m., 80 that's the high. by 5:00 p.m., 79 degrees, again as we get into the afternoon and evening there's a chance of a pop-up shower or thundershower. in a moment we'll talk about that with future tracker 6. dewpoints they are up today. upper 60s across the region. it feels more humid that's a parent he -- pattern we'll stick with for the next several days. fog visibility .3 miles per hour, the numbers could fluctuate and change. if you run into fog slow it down. unsettled weather in the next several days, i'll have that in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: all right, dave one more alarm clock of the week. let's get the commute started. looking live on the schuylkill expressway near 202. we have construction blocking the left lane eastbound heading toward center city in the process of clearing out. we're moving better than an hour ago on the schuylkill expressway
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of they have lots of construction crews westbound near the walt whitman bridge that cleared. web between the blue route and the turnpike they have construction in the process of clearing there, as well. the lights have been on flash at city avenue at monument drive be careful as you cross the intersection that's been a problem since yesterday. dave mentioned the fog we have 7-mile an hour visibility at philadelphia international. they have reduced speeds on all area bridges, 35 miles per hour. take it easy on the bridges drivel up on over the fog. schuylkill expressway light volume no construction right now, no construction scheduled this week, good to go, most of the area roads looking good. >> a group of men sitting outside in north philadelphia became the victims of a drive-by shooting. four men are hospitalized on second street near lippencot street before 10:00 p.m.
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police arrived on the scene and found four victims including a man who was shot in the chest. ed injuries were life threatening. the three others suffered gunshots to their arms and will survive. the shooter or shooters were in a white suv. police are investigating another shooting that injured a man in the logan section. the gunfire broke out around the same time as the previous shooting before 10:00 p.m. on the 4900 block of north hutchinson street. the 22-year-old victim was shot in the back of his head. he was taken to einstein in critical condition. there have not been any arrests. in just a few hours president trump will travel to south florida to see for himself, the destruction caused by hurricane irma. 25 people died including 8 elderly people who died when
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their nursing home lost air-conditioning. katherine scott is live from the satellite center with the efforts needed to help. >> reporter: the need is urgent. president trump is scheduled to visit florida making stops in naples and fort meyers to take a closer look at the hurricane damage. >> there's nothing left. >> reporter: on st. john the smallest of the u.s. virgin islands, hurricane irma wiped out nearly 30 square miles of island. most of the residents lost what little they had and no means to we build without outside help. in saint thomas, those who live there are desperate. >> it's hard to get food and water and gas it took three hours to get ice. the mosquitoes, i'm worried about diseases. i don't know if i can do it.
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>> search-and-rescue teams are out in the florida keys forcing their ways inside homes looking for anyone trapped. cadaver dogs were dispatched as crews look for signs of people who may have stayed throughout the storm. >> something like this is shuttered up somebody could have rode the storm out there in there. >> reporter: in florida, investigators are looking into the death of 8 nursing home residents. the air condition system lost power after irma struck on sunday. first responders found multiple people in distress. three people were found dead in the nursing home. five more died at the hospital. portable ac units are being used, but city officials say the facility was excessively hot. 158 patients were evacuated to nearby hospitals. >> most were treated for
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respiratory distress and heat related issues. >> reporter: the first lady and vice president is expected to be in florida. the vice president is expected to make a trip to the u.s. virgin islands that trip could happen as early as next week. a man is recovering from being hit by a pick up truck in delaware. he have was struck along west north pike in stanton, last night. doctors are treating him for serious injuries. the driver remained at the scene. state police are investigating whether they charges are war warranted. police released a surveillance video of a attempted robbery in west philadelphia. the video shows suspected gun woman and her accomplice. the woman confronts hit ton and shoots him in the stomach.
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now, police say the pair ran off without taking anything. the victim remains in the hospital. a public memorial will be held to remember former atlantic city mayor jim what i whalen. they will introduce a bill that will name boardwalk hall in his honor. whalen died last month after a heart attack. happening today professional indoor lacrosse returns to the city of philadelphia. comcast announced the city will have a new national league team. the philadelphia wings as you remember had a a franchise for 28 seasons before relocating in 2014. i wonder what the team will be called. >> a lot of people big with kids love lacrosse. >> reporter: the area is dry,
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low-lying cloud cover and fog might put drizzle on your windshield. we have showers pushing into lancaster county and might push toward reading and areas close to the lehigh valley. you can see how they are shifting up to the north/northeast. cloud skies just about everywhere, including the commodore barry bridgement not that we couldn't get sunny breaks here and there, but for now we're starting out gray. 67 in wilmington, 69 in trenton. these are mild numbers aren't they, a lot better than where we were a few mornings ago. future tracker 6, the brand new model run. still not showing a whole lot between now and noon. again, the showers i just showed you might creep up over the next several hours in the northern and western areas. a pop-up shower or thunderstorm is broabl -- probably at 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., there's another chance of this.
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not everywhere, not a washout today. but a shower or thunderstorm possible. as late as 10:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. we could have more of that around. adam and cecily will have more on that on channel 17 anticipate anticipate -- and 6:00 p.m. at 11. spotty shower or thunderstorm can't be ruled out. down the shore, rip currents in the water, 76 degrees treats you pretty good. 80 degrees is the high in philadelphia. clouds and occasional sun. spotty showers are part of the package. as you just saw it's not a washout by any stretch. tonight at the ballpark, miami and the phillies, 74 degrees in the first pitch, 07 in the 9th inning. it will be muggy, we have to allow for a thundershower if you see that it will be quick i'm certain they will get that game in. mostly cloudy overnight, earlier
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thundershower 67 degrees the overnight low. tomorrow, humid air in place, 82 is the high, spotty shower possible tomorrow. jose jose will be a tropical storm and category one hurricane coming up the coast by monday into tuesday morning to our southwest, but most of the models suggest the storm say -- stays off the coast and we don't get an impact here. 80 thundershowers and humid today. humid tomorrow for the weekend, pair of 83 saturday and sunday. boston days muggy. saturday there could be a spotty shower, sunday is dry. monday okay, 81. 77 on tuesday, that would be the day we get showers or rain from the passing jose. >> grass is still green at my house i'm sure yours, too. thank you david. tragedy inside a high school, how a student risked his life to save his classmates from
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an active shooter. a car erupts into flames and starts rolling down the treat. we'll tell you where it happened. former press secretary makes his television debut and offers comments about the size of president trump's inauguration crowd. >> reporter: looking living on the blue route, the schuylkill expressway where traffic is moving nicely, there's not a lot of traffic out there. we'll check out fort washington and check out 309 coming up. awesome. let's do this. the bed is made of high-strength steel, which is less susceptible to punctures than aluminum. stronger the better. and best of all, this new truck is actually- (all laughing) oh my.... the current chevy silverado. current chevy owners and lessees get a total value of ten-thousand, six hundred dollars. or, 0% financing for 72 months on this silverado all star.
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look here out across center city. foggy out there in some places. 5:14 a.m., 69 degrees. >> getting you inspiration words from karen rogers to get you motivated to go to work. >> reporter: my inspiration is coffee. my other inspiration is tomorrow is friday. thanks for putting me on the spot, matt. 309, the pennsylvania turnpike, no delays coming up from ambler or gwynedd looking good on 309. pal cynwood we have lights on flash city avenue at monument drive. watch out for that. burlington county southampton we have construction that will last until 7:00 a.m. on route 70 near red lion circle. intermittent closures in that area. we have reduced visibility and
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speeds on the area bridges. 35 miles per hour i will probably talk better at 6:00 a.m. talk more better, thanks, matt. the ben is moving fine, let me finish this report before i ruin myself. storm tracker 6 live showing we have showers out there to the west. they will be moving in the area. not a lot of showers around, it's spotty, warm and stigy, with a shower here or there. i want to show you the visibility in spots, half a mile in lancaster. 7 miles at philadelphia international not that bad. less than a mile in toms river. fog an issue in spots, be careful as you travel out. matthew. >> thank you, karen. we obtained information about the deadly school shooting in washington state. the spokane sheriff said the student walked into the high school and tried to fire a gun and it jammed. he used a second gun to shoot abbey kill a student who tried
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to stop him. the school's custodian stopped the shooter, the classmate said he was upset with perceives school shootings. three u.s. customs and border are officers successfully hazed other officers, they will take them in a secure room and throw them on a table and simulate an act with them. the three mail officers all from north jerseyir innocence. police in tampa have arrested several people accused of looting and stealing as irma rm hit the city on sunday -- hurricane irma, hit the city on sound sunday. they drove vehicles into stores, thieves made off with seven dirt bikes with a value of $38,000.
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that's the last thing you're thinking while the car is on fire. the fire department arrived and brought the situation under control and nobody was burned and injured. >> nobody was burned, key part of the story. >> reporter: what a story. let's take you outside and see if anything is happening here, what do you know, it's not as interesting on the platt bridge that's the way we like our traffic, easy and boring. let's look outside, heading toward the airport. moving fine, mass transit is okay. 20 minute delays on the warminster line. it is neither can cheap nor easy. >> reporter: on the big board we have showers pushing into lancaster county, parts of berks county might pick up some of that. i could see a sprinkle pushing into western chester county most of us it is suppressed to the west. we are expecting more rain.
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77 degrees by noon. 80 does high at 3:00 p.m. 75 by 5:00 p.m. the later we go into the afternoon the better chance of a shower or thunderstorm popping up in some areas. as we look at the airport, hoping for all green aircraft which would suggest no major delays, right now we have no sign ever precipitation in our travel destinations bus there's fog around jfk. going on to "healthcheck" a warning for women who have a vitamin d deficiency have a greater risk of developing multiple sclerosis. more research is needed if the reverse is true if vitamin day can reduce the risk of mds.
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check it out. bam. we are up in the air. good morning, every, thursday, 5:25 a.m., 69 degrees on city
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avenue getting up to the 80s. fog to start this morning, although not at phl. could see rain today. it's going to be humid, tam. >> i like that forecast, i guess i got to take it. okay, matt. in the morning buzz, carson wentz may be on a little bit of a high, the eagles won on sunday, the newly crowned miss america said wentz is her inspiration. wentz talked about the honor after practice yesterday. >> you know, the idea of playing this game and having this platform, the hope is to be a role model and inspiration to kids. it's different when we're close to the same age like that. it's the cool part of the game to show you what can done and where you're coming from and whatever you're pursuing in life. >> both wentz and mund are from north dakota. wentz was drafted by the eagles last year.
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mund is the first contestant from north dakota to become miss america. former white house secretary of state sean spicer is making the talk show circuit. he talked about his press briefing when he said trump's inauguration was the biggest ever. >> i appreciate the reminder how it went down. if it was up to me i would have worn a different suit. >> all right, at times expires smiled and cracked jokes, but said he will not be writing a tell-all book. he said it was not his job to agree with the president, but to represent him in public. >> thank you tam. 5 7:a.m., new this morning, a serial flasher is starting a small community in delaware, see if you can help police catch him. he was dubbed the most hated man in america, now former
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form -- pharmaceutical ceo martin shkreli is in jail. >> police are looking for person or persons responsible for a drive-by shooting. breakn
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news," the search is on for the driver who stole a car and crashed it near the ben franklin bridge. a drive-by shooting injuries four people in north philadelphia. we'll have a live report. >> it's foggy start for some people out there, you might need the umbrella later in the day, and it is humid, no, you did not win the weather sweepstakes today. >> hard to see the peco sign. good morning, everybody, 5:30 a.m., september 14. dave and karen have weather and traffic. >> reporter: fog has been an issue. >> reporter: jfk is seeing thick fog right now. as we look at the weather center. we have clouds out there, above the surface. some of these still far back to the west, but down at the surface, l


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