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is 5:00 a.m. on this friday, september 22. here's what we're following. deadly gunfire erupts while a man is driving down the street in strawberry mansion. the story is new this morning. >> the city of brotherly love is coming together to support the people in caribbean and mexico. a student are back to school after a strike in montgomery county. >> let's get weather and traffic with david murphy and karen rogers. >> reporter: going back to school it's hot, there's no air-conditioning in schools. it's a hot week. monday and tuesday, it's on the
hot side. today we have more cloud cover because of the remnants of ex-tropical storm jose it's an extra tropical low. i expect clouds to mix with more sun later this morning and this afternoon. 71 degrees currently in philadelphia. 64 in allentown. 67 in trenton. 69 in beach haven. 67 in wilmington. 72 in cape may. it's not all that humid today, so it's going to be a nice one overall. 70 degrees by noon. 3:00 p.m., 84. i expect a high of 85 around 4:00 p.m. we'll be at 84 by 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 80 degrees, a very warm afternoon ahead. autumn does arrive at 4 -- 4:02 p.m. this afternoon. the normal hydrops 33 degrees as we go through -- the normal
high drops 33 degrees, daylight we lose an hour of date. the average first frost is october 29. >> first snow, december. hard to think frost and snow when it's so hot. ridley park i-95 northbound left lane blocked in delaware county. you want to watch for the left lane being blocked. let's take you over to camden county now, we have a house fire on kaign avenue near park boulevard. watch for possible restrictions. vine street expressway, westbound traffic is reopened. eastbound is seeing the first cars, they are in the process of reopening the rambles. crews shut it down for
construction starting to move on the vine. here's an accident in wynnewood, remington road causing problems. another one in lower gwynedd bethlehem pike. busy with accidents at this early hour. >> now to the latest on the natural disasters from puerto rico and mexico. rescuers are searching for possible survivors of the earthquake in mexico. the number of people is 273. this is one of the many rescues that have taken place. firefighters helped a woman out of a hole in the ceiling. a lead disaster team from the united states are in the quake zone they brought 62,000 pounds of medical equipment and splice. thousands who survived the quake are homeless many are in shelters. hurricane maria continues it's destructive path it gains strength as it heads toward the
turks and caicos. some plights -- flights will bring in aid and supplies. people are lining up for clean water. contractors are getting to work clearing trees and getting up no power lines. it will take months to get power restored to all those in puertoo rico. "action news" jeanette reyes is live for us in university city with more on how students are supporting survivors with their donations. jennette. >> reporter: tam it's understandable to be frozen with fear and anxiety waiting to hear the fate of your loved ones back home. many find themselves in that situation. a penn student has broken through the concerns and managed to mobilize a large group of universities to fundraise for his home county. >> i have a significant part of
my family that lives on the west coast. we have not heard from any of them. it's worrying. >> reporter: it's a paralyzing fear to not know the fate of loved ones back home. jose has not heard from most ofs relatives. despite his growing concerns he refuses to sit by and do nothing. >> that's been the greatest part of this, i've been able to talk to people from all over puerto rico that are living all over the country super eager and willing to ahead. tore -- he led the organization to fundraise. ten thousand dollars was raised in 24 hours to help with rescue and recovery efforts. and the number continues to grow. mexican student association, a local one is raising funds.
we have all that information at 6abc.com if you would like to pitch in. jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." tam. >> jennette, thank you for that. new this morning, police are investigating a double shooting which they are classifying as a murder. two men were shot driving in the car 1800 block of north 33rd street in strawberry mansion last night. the driver was shot in the abdomin and died at the hospital. the passenger was grazed by a bullet in the head and taken to the hospital in critical condition. police found more than 7 bullet holes in the car. they are reviewing surveillance video as they search for the shooter. >> police are warning people to check their bank accounts carefully it comes after skimming devices were found on several atms in philadelphia and montgomery county. three men were caught on surveillance setting up the skimming. they were in willow grove and
abington. volunteer firefighter was put on administrative leave after charges that he inappropriately touched a 1-year-old girl several times. according to officials tiny was a friend of the girl's parents and her baby-sitter. firefighters were shocked to learn of the charges against tinny. >> students are heading back to class in the methacton. the teachers and school district agreed to a nonbinding arbitration to settle the dispute. they are disputing salary and healthcare premiums and class sizes. new information on the up coming trial of allentown mayor. the trial will be held at the federal court house in allentown. jury selection will happen in philadelphia in january.
he has pleaded not guilty to the political corruption charges. fall arrives this afternoon. >> reporter: yes, and we have heavy surf and showers off of new jersey because of ex-tropical storm jose. there's sky6 live hd atop morgan hall icialtd call and wake -- i should call and wake up my son and say do you want is to see the other side of the dorm. 67 in wilmington, 64 in allentown. 70 in millville. 72 in cape may. comfortable with humidity on the low side. there again are the bands of rain whipping around the center of the ex-tropical storm jose, southern delaware is picking up a brief shower, most of us will
stay dry. the clouds will break up as the day goes on. we're expecting a sun and clouds mix in the morning and afternoon. in the lehigh valley, warm high of 85. down the shore, 79 degrees, 72 in the water rip currents running high along the jersey and delaware beaches. it's not a great day to go swimming. if you venture in the water make it up to the ankles that's about it. if you find a lifeguard it's good to stay near them. sun and clouds in philadelphia. breezy, winds 8 to 16 miles per hour out of the north very humid north. overnight tonight, 66 degrees, over the weekend you may feel the humidity rise a little bit and it will be warmer and hotter by the end of the week. hurricane maria, category 3 making the move toward the north and missing the center of the turks and caicos islands still an impact there, with the three nearby. we're looking for the move to
the north by the middle part of next week. weir hours of wednesday this morning -- wee hours wednesday morning it will be off cape hatteras. on the spa it -- pa -- spaghetti plot shows one outlier going closer to the coast. today, feeling like summer, 88 degrees on saturday, eagles fans for the home opener, sunny and humid, hot high of 91. another high of 91 which is near record on monday, the record 92. tuesday, partly sunny, at this point we think there may be a possibility of a heat wave this late in the season, i've lost track how many we've had, i think it was something like four or five of them through the summer, one in autumn which is
pretty rare. 84 on wednesday, 82 on thursday, pushing off the i'd of a shower on thursday. >> still to come, how one of the most responders in mexico has captured the hearts of people around the world. >> a little bit off the top, one man's decorations is saying okay, dude, we're calling the cops and why are the display disgusting. looking live at i-95 at ridley park, the big accident we have has cleared, we're the construction on the schuylkill expressway coming up next.
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just kind of ties in very well. look there, out towards camden, looking at the battleship new jersey. 5:14 a.m., 71 degrees. >> how we feeling this morning, karen? >> reporter: i'm feeling great because it's friday how about that, and we're going to have a heat wave which is crazy. looking outside live the schuylkill expressway at the blue route, westbound traffic heading toward king of prussia. the overnight construction has cleared. if you're about to head on the schuylkill expressway you'll not have any problem with construction. newark, we'll have a problem on i-95 northbound between christiana and 202 they have two lanes blocked until 5:30 a.m., that's a while to be dealing with this, watch for problems
there in delaware. how about over here in horsham we had an early morning accident on 611. this one has cleared. things starting to clear out after very early morning problems. we're live in new jersey coming in from dep -- deptford or turnersville. no problems there. commuter traffic report somebody from our 6abc team mentioning an object on the road atlantic city expressway westbound near ham old ton. 42 looking good. first day of fall, 63 in bethlehem. 65 this morning in coatsville. 66 in million veteran. in malvern. 71 in center city. average high, 76. 71 in the center city. 68 in dover. today warming up and more starting tomorrow. >> facebook is acknowledging it
may have had a larger influence on the presidential election even though it was unintentional. they turned over thousands of ads to congress that could be liked to russia -- linked to russia's effort to interfere in the election. facebook will disclose who is paying for the ads. investigator say a woman walked into a shop yesterday this morning and shouted stay we from cuba and came back hours later with a machete and swung it at authorities and photographers, she managed to illude authorities both times. neighbors are calling the bloody hor gorey and
it's disgusting and wait out of control for the age of children on the street. >> police say there's nut the f the disprai. he>> the neighbor said he willd friendly so kids will trick or treat at his house. phillies lost 5-4 against the dodgers. temple owls loss south florida last night. they were held to minus four the owls managed 85 yards. temple loses 43-7.
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different kinds of dining experiences, chicago -- chick-fil-a is opening a manhattan restaurant. it includes rooftop seating it's a tight fit. the restaurant is 15 feet wide with seating for 40 people that's why it's soev talels. >> i'm thinking you eat your way through each level. >> you get a salad on one level, and waffle fries. >> reporter: there you go. let's take you to southwest philadelphia, outside live the platt bridge by i-95 westbound traffic on your left heading toward the airport. no problem this morning, looking good on theice and dry, and it is friday, as a bonus. mass transit showing everything on time, dave. >> reporter: 78 degrees by noon, 84 by 3:00 p.m. we're expecting a high of 85 to
clock in at 3:30 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. by 7:00 p.m. we'll be at 80 degrees, if you're traveling out of town not that you would want to leave this gorgeous weather today. we'll have all green aircraft. up in boston, it's warm. if you're heading to the union game, it's warm, 7:00 p.m. start. for the giants in town on sunday, get ready to sizzle, getting up to 91 in the middle of game. in -- "healthcheck," if at first you don't succeed try try again. it's good to see if your children are around, children as
young as 15 months old will do the same thing. tricks will be made without artificial flavors. the company is making the changes after customers complained but the natural flavored replacement, they will continue to sell i guess you could call them natural tricks without natural -- artificial colors and flavors. five 22, what started as a fan suggested turned into a full blown movement. dirt bikers busted, these reckless drivers in the lehigh valley injured a police officer. here's "g.m.a.'s" first look. >> reporter: the quake that killed 250 people inwould have e
not for this, that siren early earthquake system. in california a widespread alert system does not exist not yet. nly residential buildings in the united states to be equipped with earthquake early morning. usgs has a shake alert system sensors that relay info to early warning labs. >> 2 to 5 seconds usgs, about a second for you guys. warning. >> yeah. >> reporter: we'll have full live coverage of the mexican earthquake at 7:00 a.m. with your "g.m.a." first look i'm nick
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>> commodore barry bridge live on sky6 live hd, good morning, everyone, 5:26 a.m., friday, 71 degrees city avenue. getting up to the mid 80s today and fall arrives oddly enough at 4:02 p.m. >> in the morning buzz, the meo after the 7.1 earthquake we continue to see rescue crews digging through all the debris and rubble looking for survivors. one helping out is freta is a first responders. she is part of a military unit
that's been deployed to several disasters and freta is credited with helping save 50 people during her career. i would imagine a lot of people seeing they are sweet little face brings them joy when she finds them. tomorrow, when penn state plays iowa they will have an opportunity to participate in a new tradition smiles to children. it's -- because the hospital is next to the stadium. people look up and wave and let the patients know the are thinking of them, too. new this morning, a man is shot execution style in north philadelphia. we'll have the latest on the investigation. plus a rare statement by north o president trump. "action news" continues. >> new on "action news" a cold
hurricane maria and earthquake in mexico. >> if you don't want summer to end, you're getting your wish. accuweather is tracking the chance of a heat wave as we say hello to fall. >> david murphy is tracking weather and karen rogers traffic as we say hello to the first day of fall. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live showing we're dry mainly today as the wide view in the weather center shows the remnants of tropical storm jose, it's an extra tropical low now. it's spinning moisture off the coast, some of you might be picking up a brief shower off the coast. everybody else is looking at cloud cover and there will be sunny breaks as the day goes on. 64 in allentown. 68 in beach haven. 67 in wilmington, 71 in cape