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>> good morning it is 6:00 a.m., friday, january 1, matt o'donnell is off, gray hall is here. >> firefighters battle a pier fire at penns landing. >> happening today a final fir well to fall are philadelphia firefighter. family, friend and colleagues will come out to say goodbye to lieutenant matthew letourneau. >> it's an accuweather alert day you'll need the umbrella.
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>> i don't come it's 60 degrees out there. >> reporter: it feels nice out there this morning. >> reporter: as soon as you step outside, it's like, wow, i remember this. the roads are wet, we had some light showers coming through so far. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you these, so far so good it's light nuisance rain, roads wet, you want to use extra caution, matt pellman will talk about any problems that pop up this morning right now it's fairly light. we're looking at the arrival of heavier rain a little bit later on this morning and off and on through the day, but even then it will be pockets of it coming through temporarily. we're keeping an eye out for fog, because there's a chance this develops across the region. so far so good in philadelphia with a 7-mile visibility. with the areas highlighted in gray, berks county, lancaster county and chester county and through wilmington we have visibilities including a third of a mile in wilmington. it's dense, i had a twitter follower saying things look bad
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in new castle county. there's problems in bucks county and trenton. be careful if you encounter the dense fog. the temperatures are great, 61 degrees in philadelphia. 61 in lancaster. you'll walk out in trenton and go ah, beautiful, 58 degrees. as we roll through the day, it stays mild. it will be damp, at times we'll see rain, but we'll stay in the low to mid 60s throughout the day. i think we could get up to 64 at some point. overnight tonight testers plunge in a hurry. -- temperatures plunge in a hurry. the northern and western suburbs could see a change in freezing rain and sleet. >> he don't want to be out playing in the puddles in 24 hours. go out and do that now. good morning, everybody we're watching fire activity at penns landing, they are blocking the northbound side of the columbus boulevard delaware avenue near callowhill street near dave and
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buster's if you're familiar with the area. northbound columbus boulevard is closed, stay on i-95 or the numbered streets. big funeral for the fallen fire lieutenant we'll see traffic along the benjamin franklin parkway we'll talk about that in just a little while. not so bad along i-95 or the schuylkill expressway or the blue route, most speeds in the 40s or 50s. roads are wet. up to watch for slippery conditions, it's not slick or icy this morning. thanks to the temperature. in montgomeryville it's traffic light troubles that's causing the police officers out there directing traffic near north wales road, police are stopping and adhering to his direction. we had a crash in gloucester city, everything is reopened northbound at market street. two overturned trucks in burlington county. one 206 northbound and 76
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eastbound. fire crews out on the scene of a fire at a pier in the penns landing section of the city. we have a number of emergency vehicles, fire trucks and police cruisers and ambulances moving equipment in and out there are marine crews in the water. it was a little smokier the last time we checked in. it seems to be clearing out a little bit. this is on columbus boulevard something caught fire on a pier that brought out the large response. the good news there seems to be no reports of injuries, however, as matt has been pointing out, there could traffic delays, if you can avoid going through the area, that's a good idea. on to the other big story of the morning, thousands of people are expecterred to -- recollected to come out an -- expected to come out who was killed a week ago taking on a
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battle at a house fire. bob brooks is outside cathedral basilica saints peter and paul where a viewing and funeral will be held for matthew letourneau. >> reporter: there's a funeral and viewing open to the public, if anyone wants to come down and pay their final respects, they are welcome to. they are setting up and blocking off the streets you can see the members of the philadelphia police department. we were here last night for the first viewing for lieutenant matthew letourneau. i can tell you he will be remembered as a hero. he was carried into the basilica in a draped american flag. so many wanted to pay their respects to matthew letourneau, we spoke to those who knew him well. >> of all the people i've known there were very few in my life nothing negative could be said
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about. matthew was one of them. >> it was tragic because he was an all-around guy. >> reporter: we spoke to lloyd ayers he remembered the day he swore him into the department 11 years ago. >> i got a chance to swear him in, he was doing what he loved to do. >> reporter: for everyone we spoke to, he died doing what he loved. he died last saturday after being trapped inside a home on north colorado in north philadelphia. >> it's our job, we understand the dangers with the job. >> reporter: a second viewing begins at 9:00 a.m. and goes until 10:30 a.m. the funeral mass begins at 11:00 a.m. several road closures around the basilica are set to happen. the surrounding area will become congested from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. we spoke to matthew letourneau's aunt who said we hope he is
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looking down and see all the lives he's touched. lieutenant matthew letourneau was 42 years old and 11 year member of the philadelphia fire department. reporting live at the basilica, bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> our thoughts and prayers to the lieutenant at family. >> this morning a man who tried to stop a robbery inside a barber shop in in there philadelphia is in critical condition after he was shot. the 27-year-old victim was a customer after two masked men burst into the barber shop along north 22nd street. the victim and the suspect got into a fight and the victim was shot in the chest and once in the right leg. there were three children including a baby during this shooting. they were not hurt. police took a suspect into custody four blocks away, this morning they are searching for the other person involved in the crime. there are new details about the investigation into the homicide of penn student blake burnstein while he was home in
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california on winter break. according to search warrant obtained by the orange county register, an investigator says the friend who last saw him alive was interviewed by police and appeared nervous talking to detectives. the friends had scratched up hands and dirt under finger nails and avoided touching doors at the sheriff's office. his body was found at a park on tuesday. in this morning's business report a sudden decision by walmart affects people who work and shop at sam's club. maribel aber has details on the move. good morning, maribel. >> good morning, gray, 63 sam's club location is closing. walmart is being criticized for the way they delivered the news. some were not give notices. someplaces will be transformed as fulfillment centers. it came on the day it was being
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praised for hiking minimum wages and giving bonuses to workers. the dow blasted through another record setting level. futures are pointing to higher opens. we have reports on consumer prices and retail sales due out today. have a great weekend. >> same to you, maribel. we will for the first half of the weekend. if the eagles win it will be an awesome weekend. today is milder and rainy, we'll get colder air coming in on sunday. storm tracker 6 live showing the issue is rain and a little fog here a there, be careful if it gets thick. new castle county delaware is seeing fog as well as chester county. most of the rain is on the lighter side, but i'm seeing a darker shade of green popping up in and around philadelphia in particular, a little steadier rain beginning to build in chester county and delaware county and beginning to push into the city.
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as we look outside we're looking at wet conditions and damp conditions by the commodore barry bridge. lots of clouds out there and nuisance rain for the most part, but pockets of steadier rain coming in as we move through the day. 61 degrees, there's another part of the story, it's like wow, you forgot how it felt when it's this mild, it is nice. we had a wind advisory up this morning, but it's canceled by the weather service, winds going to ten 10. future tracker, between now and 9:30 a.m. we kill in with steadier pockets -- we start to fill in with steadier pockets of rain. 6:00 a.m. we're looking at thrust of this coming through. might be east of philadelphia by that point, can't guarantee the placement of on the model that's been waffling around a little
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bit. pockets of rain and heavier cell here and there. the latest model is projecting half an inch of rain. i could see some areas in here going closer to an inch. less by the shore. higher amounts in the poconos, allentown and reading and new york state and new england. temperatures will be mild all the way, we'll hold in the low to mid 60s through the day. 8:00, temperatures 60. going for a high of 64 by 3:00 p.m. especially if we could lighten up the rain around then. periods of rain all day long it will be cloudy and damp. high temperatures, 62 in allentown and trenton. 63 in reading and wilmington. 61 in millville. down the shore, a little cooler, 53 in cape may. watch what happens with rain overnight. it continues off and on, but the northern an western suburbs see a change as we head toward morning. colder air is rushing in in a
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hurry on saturday. we're concerned in the poconos, lehigh valley and berks county, there could be a change from rain to freezing rain and sleet. that's the worst kind of thing to drive and walk around in. the winter weather advisory stacialts in the poconos and -- starts in the poconos and doesn't kick in the lehigh valley until 10:00. that's a factor overnight tonight and tomorrow morning. through the day, icy spots are possible, because temperatures will plunge dungt day, -- during the day, if there is any standings water, it could freezes up, be careful driving and walking. this forecast has been frustrating. everyday we lower the temperatures for the eagles game, now it looks like the cold air will rush in so fast we'll be at the freezing mark in the first quarter, 27 in the 4th quarter. dress for the windchills in the teens and 20s.
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we have patchy dense fog and periods of rain in the morning and afternoon. 64 is the mild high that's not bad. tomorrow, the winds pick up, tempts crash through the day. we'll start out at midnight in n the 60s and wind up in the 30s. sunday, 27 degrees. martin luther king high of 32. we're keeping our eye on tuesday and wednesday, in particular, there could be a snow shower around monday night, but tuesday into wednesday a clipper system could put down accumulating snow. >> clicker is there a pause button. >> no. still ahead in "healthcheck," the cdc issues a dire warning about flu season the worst the county has seen in years. >> parents beware there's a new dangerous online challenge a
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health risk for your teenagers. matt. >> reporter: we're looking okay here, but elsewhere on 70, the westbound lanes are blocked. we'll tell you where when "action news" continues on this friday morning.
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>> a pleasant good morning to you, thank you for waking up with us friday morning. 6:16 a.m., sky6 live hd over philadelphia international airport. man oh, man, 61 degrees, david murphy make this stick around. it is raining, who cares, man.
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it is 61 degrees. >> you said a pleasant good morning, i look over at matt, i see a lot of green that's pleasant. >> reporter: we're celebrating several things, it is national kiss a ginger day. >> i like that. >> reporter: if you see a ginger give him a smooch. national pharmacist day. national curry chicken day. >> this is a good day. >> reporter: it's a good day. >> reporter: this is not such a good situation in cherry hill downed wires and transformer fire are blocking the westbound lanes of route 70 west of 295. no westbound traffic getting through this morning, so instead, i would stick with 73, maybe church road or crescent road. 70 westbound blocked because of
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the downed wires. eastbound side the truck has been cleared. we have one 2606 northbound past 70. -- 206. northbound past 70. we have two overturned trucks, it's off to the side, you can get through. crash 130 northbound at market street is gone. you don't want to use northbound side of columbus boulevard by penns landing stay on i-95. i-95 southbound is slowing with speeds in the 20s from the betsy ross bridge into girard. outside live of montgomeryville north of the mall near north wales road. police are out there, because the traffic lights are not working. traffic is moving slowly, but getting through the intersection. >> the search goes on in california for survivors after the deadly mudslides 400 homes damaged or destroyed, at this point 17 people confirmed dead
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and another 8 missing. 500 first responders with k-9 still busy tracking through the thick mud desperately searching for survivors. rescuers say there's areas they have not been able to access, so there's a possibility that some of the missing could be found alive. parts have been warned about keeping laundry pods out of the reach of small children. now health experts are the exteg the warning to warning to teenagers. the tide pod challenge is gaining popularity on social media. teens are putting the pods in their mouths, often times actually consuming the pods. wow. poison control said if someone swallows a small amounts of concentrated detergent in the pods, it could result in
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in here this morning and gray skies. >> we're happy about this. >> reporter: outside maybe not as much. checking out new castle county, route 1 by the christiana mall you can see the low fog and damp conditions, traffic along one is moving okay. we have one delay on the wilmington/newark regional rail line, ten minutes. same on the warminster line 409 is running a little behind. half-hour delay on the market frankford subways, they are having power problems there. if you're taking a market frankford subway train expect it to be late this morning. david. >> reporter: all right, matt, on the big picture we have light to moderate rain a little steadier cell coming through, entering south philadelphia and into montgomery county and chester
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county. everybody else have wet roads from light sprinkles and showers that came through. the showers will build in intensity at times and later in the day. it stays mild, on or about 60 heading out the door right now. and pretty much staying there through the day. going for a high today of 64 degrees. we'll hit that at 3:00 p.m. still holding the low 60s in the evening hours. overnight tonight, terms start to plunge in the northern and western suburbs, there's a winter weather advisory for berks county and the lehigh valley and the poconos, rain could change to freezing rain. philadelphia airport dry right now although rain is on the way. we disbursed the fog up at jfk. there was a problem an hour ago, but not now. >> in "healthcheck," reported cases of the flu is widespread in pennsylvania and delaware. cdc will give an update on the flu outbreak and warned this
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could be becoming an epidemic. there have been 42,000 confirmed cases. authorities say it's particularly bad this flu season because the flu vaccine is not as effective this year. pharmacies are running out of tamiflu which can help shorten and lessen flu symptoms. >> the eagles host the atlanta falcon in nfc divisional playoff game. it happens today. nick foles and the rest of the team practiced outside lincoln financial field yesterday. this is the eagles first home playoff game in four years. kickoff tomorrow, 4:35 p.m. see you after the break.
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call 1-800-501-6000. county are trying to track down two women who may have drugged and robbed a man on new year's eve. he befriended women in a bar in manayunk. he has no idea what happened between the bar and what happened when he woke up in bensalem. the woman made off with his belongings and spent $8,000 on his credit card. customers in philadelphia are the highest tippers leaving an average of 20% up from the national average of 18%. >> people in philadelphia are good people you do a good job they appreciate it. >> it's a foggy, soggy morning, but it's warm. david murphy has the call from accuweather up next. >> can you feel it?
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there's no way we could've designed it ourselves. no. news," highrise rescue a man gets stuck when he takes a tumble at a construction site. >> happening today, a final farewell to fallen philadelphia firefighter lieutenant matthew letourneau. you will need to grab your umbrella. it is an an accuweather alert day. it's warm out there, that's good, but it's going to be a wet one. >> good morning, january 12, matt is off, gray hall is here. i was in the grocery store, and he said me and my wife were about to go up there. he is back. >> reporter: it's a nice treat
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for the new year to have gray back. and this morning those temperatures. it is the first chance i've had to say hi to gray. hi gray! we have warm temperatures as matt mentioned, but we're cloudy and damp. we have steadier rain later on this morning and off and on through the day. basically right now it's light rain and darker shade of green pushing through north philadelphia and chestnut hill and up into montgomery county and bucks county picks that up, as well. it's steady, but moderate rain, nothing heavy just yet. heavier cell we could see later in the day. we have fog developing more through millville, with two mill visibility that's not too bad. wilmington has been the focal point we're looking at a third of a mile of visibility there. in places around new castle county, delaware and chester county. you want to slow it down if you
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encounter it. that's true anywhere, right now it's a patchy problem. there's the temperature profile. as you step outside, even if you're dealing with rain, it's like, wow this feels different. 06 in reading, lancaster. 55 in millville. 53 in wilmington, cooler 46 in cape may. as we go through the day, we'll be in the low 60s could see a high of 64 at some point. as we go through the day, of course it stays cloudy the down side we have off and on rain, at times it could be heavy through the day and into tonight. overnight tonight, cold air rushes into the northern and western suburbs. we have a winter weather advisory for the possibility of freezing rain i'll talk about that coming up and the cold weekend forecast is ahead. >> breaking news at 6:30 a.m., northern chunk. lansdale regional rail line is suspended we have a serious accident involving a train and another vehicle.
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9 stops at the north park are not being serviced, lansdale doylestown line suspended between lansdale and doylestown. half-hour delays on the market frankford line the el because of power issues at the huntington station. on a bunch of platforms you're boarding from the opposite platform you're used to. new crash in hatfield along walnut at garden street. on the big picture speeds are starting to slow on the schuylkill expressway and i-95. now in the 20s and 30s southbound from cottman into girard. we've watching the fire department activity by penns landing along columbus boulevard, the northbound lanes remain blocked near the ben franklin bridge, dave and busters, southbound traffic is getting by, northbound is blocked off, stay by i-95 or the numbered streets. this is closed, cherry hill, 70
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westbound by 295. downed wires and transformer fire are the reasons. stick with 73 or church road or crescent road, 70 westbound blocked off on this friday morning. >> breaking right now, police are searching for the gunman who left a man for dead in the street in delaware county. officers found the victim on the 1,000 block of barker road in darby township around midnight. he was shot in the head at close range, he was pronounced at the scene. no suspects or motive for why he was killed. breaking a man in the hospital after falling into a shift at a center city construction site and getting stuck. it hook an hour to rescue the -- the tyke an hour to rescue the man at 15th and chestnut. two men were up on the 40th floor of a highrise that was under construction. the victim fell into a shaft and broke his arm. it is not known why the men were up there after hours.
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friends and family pay their respects to a fallen firefighter killed on the job. bob brooks is outside the cathedral basilica of saints peter and paul of lieutenant matthew letourneau. good morning, the public viewing starts at 9:00 a.m., anyone who wants to pay their final respects they are more than welcome to do so. fire officials and police department are setting up, some of the streets are being blocked off. gray i can tell you last night we were at the first viewing we spoke to so many close to lieutenant matthew letourneau who said he will be remembered as a hero. last night the line was constant outside the basilica so many paying their respects to matthew letourneau an indicator of how many lives the lieutenant was able to positively touch. >> of all the people i've known
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there are very few in my life that i have known that absolutely nothing negative could be said about. matthew was one of them. >> i spoke to his family and mother and sister. i told them we loved him as much as he loved us. >> reporter: everyone had no doubt he died doing what he loved, that's firefighting, and helping and serving others. >> it's our job, we understand the dangers with the job. >> it was sad, it was tragic. he was an all around guy. >> reporter: matthew letourneau died last saturday after being trapped inside the burning home on north colorado street in north philadelphia. the home occupant passed away. the second public viewing starts at 9:00 a.m. and goes to 10:30. the funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. several road closures are set to happen, the surroundings area will be congested from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. commuters are asked to keep that
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in mind. >> reporter: another live look outside the about basilica you e fire truck and fire officials getting things underway and preparing for the funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. the lieutenant matthew letourneau was 42 years old and 11 year member of the philadelphia fire department. bob brooks channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. happening today, president trump is scheduled to get his first medical checkup since he has taken office. he is facing all of the outrage this morning for reported using vulgar language during a meeting on immigration. his response on the question of restoring protection frommism grant from haiti and several other african countries saying why are we having people from blank hole countries, instead bring them in from norway. >> this is racism masquerading
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poorly as immigration policy. >> on twitter he pointed blame on the political opponents saying the democrats are intent on having people and drugs pour into our country. >> the counts down to kickoff it is on. fans are 24 hours away from cheering on eagles in their first playoff game. mascot swoop surprising fans at reading terminal market and elsewhere yesterday, handing out free tickets. >> my legs are shaking i'm like i can't believe it. >> you got to be excited to get treats. this man tardy up telling "action news" he is going to take his mama to the big game. i love this story. >> make a grown man cry. >> reporter: might be tearing up at the game not because of the play but it's going to be cold. make sure you and your mom
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bundle up in layers because the forecast continues to get colder and colder tomorrow afternoon. for now it's mild. temperatures on or about 60. all we've got is rain out there, most of it fairly light, a little steadier darker shade of green pushing through philadelphia up in montgomery and bucks county. the roads are wet, slow it down in the damp conditions this morning. as we look outside, we don't have much indication of fog on sky6 live hd around the ben franklin bridge. new castle county delaware, and the suburbs we've seen an indication of fog, if you happen to hit a dense patch of it. you slow it down and put extra room between you and the car in front of you. 61 degrees in philadelphia. a little bit breezy, winds out south at 16. there's a winds advisory up you don't have to be aware of breezy
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winds. there's a chance of slightly steadier stuff that will develop and move on in. if that hits you will see ponding and puddling on roads, slow it down for that. there will be lulls going back and forth between the heavier stuff. by 6:00 p.m. we'll be back in the heavier cells. none of this lasts that long, but when you see it, there will be ponding and puddling on the roadway. the latest model projections are suggesting not all a that much down the shore, probably a little bit more half inch to an inch in the center of the region. the farther north you go, the poconos, allentown reading, are the focal point of a heavier rain, an inch to two inch inches in spots. we have a shot of 64 by 3:00 p.m. if we shut down the rain a little bit around the middle of afternoon.
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62 in allentown and trenton. 63 in reading. 61 in millville. not much different across the region. down the the shore, cooler, 53 is the high in cape may. watch what happens overnights as the rain continues. colder air rushes into the northern suburbs overnights we get a change over from possible freezing rain and sleet in places like berks county and the lehigh valley and the poconos. starting at 1:00 a.m. there's a wintery mix possible in the poconos. areas around palmer technical -- palmerton roads could get icy in the predawn hours up to 10:00 a.m. after that, there's a chance of temperatures plunging any standings water on sidewalks and streets could freeze up, be careful driving around and walking around, as well. for the eagles game, the cold air wants to come in faster and faster on the models and we're continuing to lower the
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temperatures for game time. 32 degrees the freezing mark the first quarter. 27 in the 4th quarter. windchills making it feel as low as 15 degrees. bundle up for the game it will feel like january, certainly. 64 is the high, patchy dense fog around. periods of rain around off and on tonight. rain ending quickly and temperatures falling out of the 40s and crashing into the 30s during the day. the winds will make it feel worst. sunday, high of 27. martin luther king we'll get up to 32 degrees, the freezing mark the high. sun and clouds monday night. a clipper system could pop through the region and that could give us accumulating snow. one model is selling the formation of a coastal storm which is worse it's backing off that. it's a light snow events but enough to shovel. >> up next, a hospital comes
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under fire for the way it put a patient out on the streets. a woman is found wondering in nothing but a hospital gown and socks. pennsylvania residents bubbling over with anger over a soapy situation in their neighborhoods. >> reporter: traffic is slowing north of the mall on 309, traffic lights are out. police are directing. we'll have traffic restrictions for the funeral of a fall firefighter we'll have that next on "action news" friday morning. >> welcome back everybody,
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happy friday to you! 6:45 a.m., the action cam at penns landing. yes it is a rainy morning. you can see the we roads. look at the temperature, of 1, if you're complaining just think it could be ice and snow and below freezing out there. >> thank goodness, but it is raining and let's go over to matt pellman. >> reporter: you just saw the shot of penns landing, the good news things are reopen back in business on the northbound side of columbus boulevard and the southbound side. a lot of buildings in center city are lit up in red was we remember lieutenant matthew letourneau. because of the his funeral we're seeing restrictions along the benjamin franklin parkway. we're expecting a lot of traffic along the parkway by logan square by the basilica 18th
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and race throughout the day. 8:15 a.m., there will be a from session from engine 43 from 21st and market up to the basilica. this afternoon the from session at 1:30 p.m. when you see the highway closures that's when they move from saints peter and paul to the cemetary of saints peter and paul in springfield township, delco. expect them to block off the eastbound side of the vine, the southbound side of i-95 past the airport to the blue route 476 northbound that will be blocked up to route 1 to 320 and the cemetary is along sproles road and 320. >> i want you to be aware of it. >> a man came to the aid of a woman who was discharged from a baltimore hospital on a cold winter's night. he recorded a woman being left at a bus stop and all she had
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was thin gown and socks. he called police and they took her back to the hospital. she was discharged again, but put in a cab and taken to a homeless shelter. the medical center apologized and took responsibility for the incidents. pennsylvania department of environmental protection is investigating a potential leak into black creek. neighbors are worried that the sudsy water is contamination to a nearby consumer products plant. the plant is checking their pipeline.
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>> so glad you stayed with us, 6:51 a.m., time for a preview of "g.m.a." >> paula ferris is live in time square. some of the president's comments have erupted into quite the firestorm. >> reporter: it has, gray and tam, we'll get into that in a bit. gray you just came back to the air waves, it's great to see you back on the air in philadelphia. the growing firestorm over the president's vulgar comments about immigrant countries him
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we're live with the white house latest fallout. flu virus is shutting down schools across the county. we'll take you inside the classroom to show you how quickly the virus can spread. putting the apple phone to the test can it withstand a drop from a 3 story building. i can drop my phone that's not three stories. michael is going to do a demonstration, don't give it away. it's not three stories. [inaudible]. we'll see you. >> i don't have to worry about dropping mine, it's more of throwing mine. that's what i am talking about. oh. >> reporter: never a good idea. we have an issue in hatfield a crash involving a septa train walnut and garden, because of that the northern chunk of the lansdale and daley line is not running that's -- doylestown
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line is not running that's nine stations not being serviced. >> reporter: we have nuisance rain this morning, we have a chance of dense fog here and there. be careful of those two issues, they will slow you down. boy is it nice and mild, temperatures in the 60s today. we'll have periods of rain sometimes steady. gray it's mild today despite the dampness. >> folks let's take you live right now we'll go live in a bit. get ready to reinvent your home. there's the live picture. the philadelphia home show opening today philadelphia vendors setting up their booths at the philadelphia convention center. that's the live picture for you right there. doors opening up at noon. look at that bar. >> that's a festive bar. if you're heading to the show, save money on tickets if you buy them online.
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>> breaking news out of hatfield a crash involving a septa train at walnut street means no service on the lansdale doylestown line. no injuries reported at this time. >> reporter: we have rain off and on throughout the day.
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