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last full day of summer. let's get it going. >> what do you say we keep summer going for five days. >> reporter: it's going to feel like summer like just a little bit cloud cover coming down from the north temperatures in the suburbs some of you have will be dealing with 66 degrees. 69 in philadelphia we're looking at partly cloudy to mostly clear conditions depending on which
neighborhood you're in. looks like a nice warmup coming for the weekend, karen, we'll talk about that coming up. of course we're tracking hurricane maria and where it goes once it gets done with the carribean. >> reporter: good morning, dave, we have construction out here and we have the cones, the blue route westbound toward gulph mills we've the construction blocking the right lane and eastbound we have the construction blue route and city avenue blocking the left lane. the crews are working in both direction also. it should be clear by 5:00 a.m. vine street expressway is shut down for overnight construction we expect the crews to clear at 5:00 a.m. no resign right they have construction tonight at 11:00 p.m. outside live on i-95 at the ben franklin bridge we've got a disabled vehicle up ahead and construction partially blocking
the off-ramp there and the right shoulder we can see benefit e penndot with the arrow board overall roads are clear and dry, at least no big accidents matt and tam. good to hear. >> maria regained it's hurricane status to a category 3 storm. >> marie is heading toward the dominican republic after devastating puerto rico leaving the u.s. territory without electricity. >> when the sun rises this morning puerto ricans will assess the damage. >> reporter: puerto rico picking up the pieces from the rath of hurricane maria. the category storm four storm tearing through the island. roof ripping off buildings. some areas seeing 30 inches of rain. residents trying to keep the water out of their homes.
>> the winds howl and screeches the doors rattle. the entire side is destroyed. man built not built not to withstand hurricanes. >> reporter: we're outside san juan it was hit very hard downed trees and power lines, as well. now they are dealing with this, flooding in every direction. >> reporter: the island's 3.4 million people in the daschle. officials confirming 100% of puerto rico lost power. 12 house people packing into shelters, hotel ballroom and sports arenas turning into safe havens. the recovery beginning, clearing debris from streets. search-and-rescue teams destroyed. a coast guard cutter standing by reading to deliver water to the
islands. officials are urging residence to shelter in place and stay vigilant flash flooding and mudslides could be an issue. meanwhile, rescuers are coming through the rubble from the is the earthquake in mexico. rescuers there have been raising their arms above their heads to silence the crowds as they tried to listen closely for signs of life in them mexico city 44 builds have collapsed nearly half of city is without power. jeanette reyes is live on the benjamin franklin parkway with more on the local effort to help disaster victims in mexico and puerto rico. jennette. >> reporter: well, matt, many local puerto ricans said they feel helpless watching the
devastating images of their families and what they are going through back home. this week they are jump into action and raising fun and hope for their loved ones. >> reporter: this week many worry about those who dealt with hurricane maria. this week's puerto rican parade will be used to help raise funds. a social media campaign will raise money along with volunteers whole walk around to collect donations. a lola -- local latino observations will help to raise money.
penn student association will help in the events e effort to help in the aftermath of a earthquake in mexico city. if you would like to pitch in, we have that information on our website ways to help in mexico and puerto rico at 6abc.com. jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> we're following new developments in what appear to be a hit-and-run on the boulevard. police say the driver ended up returning to the scene an hour after the crash. it happened at 9:30 p.m. the driver hit a pedestrian near southampton road in northeast philadelphia. the victim a woman believed to be in her 20s is in critical condition. police have not said if any charges will be filed against the driver. a trenton police officer is being commended not only for his quick thinking and strength, but for his kindness. police were called to an apartment building in trenton
early sunday morning where a woman died of natural causes. he grew concerned when he heard someone talking to himself in another room. he found a man dangling from the room in the 8th florida. the officer pulled the man to safety he insists he was doing what any officer would. >> trump's approval ratings continue to climb in the state of pennsylvania a new poll show them 29% down 8 percentage points. voters believe the president is doing best dealing with terrorism. president trump performs worse in improving the healthcare system half of the voters rate
him as an f. 3 month budget stalemate caused a cut in credit bystander and poors. the house passed a funding plan last week senate leaders don't like it and considering raising "action newses" instead. we're learning information in the deadly police-involved shooting in the midwest. what witnesses tried to tell police before the gunfire. a foul bowel hits a young fan at a yankee's game upsetting players and calling for more protective netting. we're looking at fairly bright start across the region. tropical storm jose weakens a little bit, continue to produce
>> it was a rocking start to the new year, roshashana was off to a good start, the festivities ended at sunset when roshashana officially began, to all our jewish friend we say happy new year. >> reporter: what nice weather they had around rittenhouse park yesterday. i had my walk it was great. storm tracker 6 live double scan we are dry, jose well off the coast today. as we look outside, we're
expecting a decent amount of sunshine to start out. right now at the airport, things are looking tranquil. the temperature, 71 degrees, dewpoints in the all that high. it's a tad humid not too bad. winds out of the northwest at 5, the ocean temperature, 72 off atlantic city. satellite shows you some cloud cover trying to spin in off jose and might try to wing through the region at times. we'll call it sunny, overall, definitely warm, 71 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 82 by 10:00 a.m. 86 degrees by noon. 3:00 p.m., 84. we're going for a high of 86 degrees. 86 in philadelphia. 86 in allentown. 8 of in reading and wilmington, too, so popular number on the map today. 83 in millville, dover, down the shore, cape may, 78.
at the boardwalk in atlantic city. 75 degrees, remember you have the coastal issues. from going to the phillies sunscreen advised today. 84 in the first pitch, 89 in the 9th inning. if you're on the beach, we're continuing the advisories of rough surf and eroded dunes, too, that will be difficult to negotiate where the dunes have been washed away. hurricane maria a large major had hurricane up to a 3 strength back over open water inter acting with the dominican republic maintains the category 3 strength. turks and caicos most likely crack for the center of the
storm is away from there, but as a category 3 it will have an impact. sunday, monday, we go from 3 to 2 and tuesday we're down to category 1 and the storm looks like it's off north carolina at that point. you can see how the latest trend is to take that out to sea and out from us, the spaghetti plot models are suggesting the same thing. looks like we'll get heavy surf and beach erosion as the storm goes by. 86 degrees is the high. autumn comes in tomorrow at 2 minutes past four and around then we'll be around 85. for the weekend, saturday, 86. and 89 degrees for the high on sunday, sunny and warm for the eagles home opener. monday another one close to 90. the record high on monday is 92. we're not too far off that. probably more humid the
beginning of next week. 85 tuesday, 83 wednesday and perhaps thunderstorms. >> wow, warm. >> thank you, david. police in okay okay -- oklahoma city are facing scrutiny for a shooting that killed a man. neighbors say he was deaf and nonverbal. sanchez who was holding a metal pipe did not obey his command. but the officers did not hear them yelling that he was deaf. they were investigating a hit-and-run accident involving his father. a foul ball travel 100-mile an hour hit a young girl in the stand at yankee stadium that hit the fans and playersup set. it came -- players upset. the toms river native was shaken
up as the game was delayed. yankee's manager said the girl is okay. the incident has people questioning whether fans need better protection. frazier and other players are calling for protective netting to be extended at yankee stadium. abc news caught a coast guard drug bust. the infared video shows suspects raising their hands. more than 3 tons of cocaine was on the sub which was bound for the u.s. authorities say it was a record year for conrecess it skating drugs in the pacific. a new policy to battle the opioid crisis. a woman in the even hart scandal denies being an extortionist what shes saying.
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let's step outside, just making that point known. outside live on the vine street expressway approaching the schuylkill expressway all the lanes and ramps are shut down. the crews will return again tonight to shut the vine down once again, should be open at 5:00 a.m. this is the schuylkill expressway near the blue route, still seeing cones set up him web we have construction blocking the right lane and blocking the blue route off-ramp, westbound conshohocken to the blue route. that should clear at 5:00 a.m. vine is shut down. the schuylkill expressway has construction with the cones up, should should be clear at 5:00 a.m. burlington bristol bridge everything moving fine. commodore barry bridge one lane getting by in both directions it's causing a little bit of
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5:00 a.m., thursday, september 21. here's what we're following on "action news." a frantic race against the clock in mexico as rescue crews dig in the rubble after the massive and powerful earthquake. hurricane maria caused widespread destruction knocking out electricity to the entire island of the puerto rico. >> going back to the classroom, the stalemate is over as the te