tv Action News at 530 AM ABC January 26, 2018 5:30am-6:00am EST
>> now on "action news" a veteran congressman facing fallout over sexual misconduct claims, says he will not announce his re-election. >> we're live at the convention center for a preview of the auto show. >> fans wrap around for an eagles meet and greet as the countdown to the super bowl continues. >> karen will be along later for the auto show, david and matt are here good morning. >> reporter: she is getting ready to sample all the cars. she also taping the special tonight are you going to the black tie tonight. i'm going there tomorrow. it will be car show, "action news" and everybody, right now we've got clear skies out there, a little bit of sweepful clouds out to the west of us, that might pop through. at the same time it looks like
it's evaporating as it tries to develop. the sun that took over quickly yesterday afternoon is going to be a major player in today's forecast. it's starting out cold, 26 degrees in philadelphia. 20 in trenton. 18 in allentown. 21 in reading, 21 in wilmington. 15 in millville. the coldest spot. 31 degrees in cape may. we're not posting windchills this morning because the winds are way down and probably staying lower today. overall today is going to be a much better day, at least if you don't like the cold and the wind that you had yesterday. noon, sunny, 39 degrees that's better than yesterday's high, 44 is where you expect to wind up later on lots of sun and less wind it will be more comfortable. 7:00, 38 degrees, if you have plans to head out on the town, it will be coat weather, but not as bad as the last couple of nights. we have a flood watch that has been extended until sunday afternoon from areas from
bushkills fall to easton and tributaries like the lehigh river may run high today because the eisen the delaware river -- ice on the delaware river is starting to break up and forcing the water out, be careful up north for possible flooded roads for the weekend. we're getting milder a little bit of rain. i'll have the details coming up. >> reporter: on the roads we had huge jams last night because of ice because of a water main break along the boulevard at henry avenue. the water spilled down on to the boulevard extension and the lanes were blocked yesterday afternoon and evening commute. the good news this morning, all the lanes are reopened. the break has been patched along henry avenue. you're good to go on the boulevard extension. farther north we had a truck
extent northbound side of the boulevard at southampton road. i wouldn't good to go there as you head toward the pennsylvania turnpike. a broken down vehicle douglass township at martin avenue that is cleared out of the way. overnight construction by the vine is gone. burlington bristol bridge is clear, you're back in business there. bottom line all the problems we had are clearing out, you're good to go on this friday morning. >> the pressure ever a sexual harassment scandal is shaking up pennsylvania politics. pat meehan announced he will not be seeking re-election. he is a four term congress from the philadelphia suburbs. he admitted he overstepped boundaries when he made remarks toward an aide. that led to a exraint -- complaint that used taxpayer money to settle.
meehan is the 5th member of congress to resign or abandoned re-election over personal indiscretion. a a man is in trial after shooting a police officer at pointblank range. edward archer is the man who shot jesse hartnett. he claims he did it in support of isis. he refused to enter a plea in the courtroom telling the judge i don't plea to anyone but allah. officer hartnett returned fire and subdued archer. philadelphia fire department will posthumously promote matt letourneau to captain today who died during a row home fire. trump will will create a
path for 1.8 million immigrants in the u.s. in exchange he wants 25 billion doors for a border wall. families would be able to 0 sponsor spouses and children for citizenship. visa i can't lottery would end -- sees lottery would end. four sources say trump accused muller of having conflicts. trump backed off when white house lawyer don mcgann threatened to quit if he fired muller. personal attorney for trump declined to confirm the report. lines snaked through the upper deck of the oxford valley mall in middletown township fans
filed into dynasty sports with one thing on their minds. >> e-a-g-l-e-s! >> eagles nation was deep at modesls where fletcher cox was signing autographs and taking pictures. a yearly tradition pulls into the pennsylvania convention center this weekend. the annual auto show opens to the public tomorrow. gray hall is live with a preview, showing matt and i the vehicles well only be able to look at. good morning, gray. >> reporter: good morning, tamala, this is an exiting event something for the entire family. they have classic cars, the hollywood cars, the trucks and jeeps, everything you can dream of, they have it over here, let me show you the jeep section where you can get inside the jeep. someone will drive you around
and you will experience the whole jeep factor. tickets will cost $14 for adults and $7 for kids. what's cool they have the classic cars, take a look at this over here, awesome classic cars we are in the super car show section put on by cf charity. super car show this benefits charities throughout the city. these cars are expensive. if you take a look over high shoulder. i don't know if you can see it, that boo -- boo -- boo we have a 2 million-dollar car, i'll see if i can get the okay. i'm getting the okay, i don't know what's going on, i couldn't sit in the car for $200,000.
but i can get into a 2 million-dollar car. this is a tight fit this cargoes 200 miles per hour. that's it 200 miles per hour. like i said it's $2 million. it's a 2008 lambeau. you can sit in the car for a 5-dollar donation. all the cars go to charity. this is a cool place to come if you're looking for a new car and check out the latest cars, excuse me while i get out of my lambeau here. the doors open tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. to the public. tickets cost $14 for adults, $7 for the kids. tonight really important tonight, that black tie tailgate event 7:00 p.m. tonight and all the money there goes to charity, children's hospital of philadelphia. why not bring the family out. this is a cool event. tam, hey, 2 million, i know you can hook me up with something. >> gray you have two young sons
as do i, and you know if we take them other there, they will never let us back in the convention center. [laughter]. don't forget you can get another look inside at the auto show tomorrow night and watch our "action news" colleagues work with a match maker, like david murphy who will set them up with their perfect vehicles. matt and i worked with them to help david get the right car. >> i know you told the children don't squeeze the charmin and don't touch the lambeau. >> reporter: we're dry looking at storm tracker 6 live double scan showing we have no precipitation. as we look outside, plenty of sunshine will be up over the horizon, for now, it's just the stars. notice we're not looking at the camera shaking. if we were focused in on the benjamin franklin parkway in the distance, you would not see a lot of movement in the flags, as
the winds are down this morning. it's cold as you head outside, but not as uncomfortable as yesterday. 26 degrees in philadelphia. winds out of the west at 7 miles per hour. technically a windchill of 18. not nearly as severe and as bad as yesterday. 18 in allentown. 20 degrees is your temperature in trenton. 21 reading and wilmington, 15 degrees in millville. cooler in rural, central south jersey. and 31 degrees in cape may. we cleared the clouds out yesterday morning, we stayed clear through yesterday and last night, a little blip of cloud cover in philadelphia that's falling apart. a pleasant change today. first of all it's not going to be as windy. and we'll be in the 40s not the 30s like yesterday. 44 degrees is the high today and holding on to 39 degrees by 6:00 p.m. if you have plans to head out on
the town tonight. it will be chilly, temperatures sliding from the upper to the mid 30s overnight tonight. not much wind, but doable. 42 in trenton and allentown. 43 this reading, 45 in wilmington. 43 in millville. 43 in cape may, new jersey, as well. as we look to the west of us, we have milder air. memphis 43 same thing always st. louis. we'll manage to draw the milder air in for the weekend, highs in the 50s. we'll have rain later saturday night. if you have plans to be out, you might want to bring an umbrella just in case. looks like it will be late to arrive. sunday morning, rain coming through and off the coast by 1:00 p.m. a blip of rain over the weekend. super bowl weekend, a lot of cold air up in the north pole down into the hudson bay that will transfer down to the northeast and the midwest. it will be chillier around here as you head to super bowl
parties cold in minneapolis temperatures ten to 20 degrees below average. if you're tailgating in minneapolis, bring all the cold weather gear you have out there. we'll be looking at 11 degrees. that's right, tam, i you're not going to minnesota. indoors, 70 degrees more or less inside the stadium. 44 degrees, sunny, not as cold today, not as winds. saturday, breezier and milder and 54. monday, 46 degrees, brisk and chilly. later tonight there could be a rain shower that turns into a snow shower overnight we'll see if that hinders the morning commute. 34 is thursday's high, -- 35
wednesday, 52 on thursday. >> it will be a super week. 5:43 a.m., developing news out of south korea. a massive fire spreads through a hospital killing dozens and officials explain why there were no working sprinklers. harvey weinstein is hit with a lawsuit by his former assistant. the disgusting accusations she is making against him. >> reporter: no southbound delays on i-95 by allegheny. we have construction elsewhere on i-95, we'll talk about that when "action news" continues on this friday morning.
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look there, the commodore barry bridge. it is 5:46 a.m., cold out there, 26 degrees, but it will be a warmer afternoon getting up to 44. >> matt pellman is welcoming people to pennsylvania. >> reporter: come on in, we're happy to have you, whether you come in via delco or bucks county. so far so good not so bad if you're coming in by i-95. there's construction out here this morning, i don't know if you can see the cones maybe when the vehicles pass, they are blocking the right lane southbound off the scutters falls bridge, welcome to pennsylvania, stay in the left lane, you can't be in the right
lane. you're not welcome there. looks like the lanes are different heights looks like they are doing milling and paving out there, that's the reason for the restrictions each morning. remind you about the new restrictions in delco. water main installation in a couple of spots. during the midday, some of the roads close. in haverford township, erving ton road is closed. cruise haverford road. got another 15 minutes on the construction project in mercer county. 29 closed in ewing township. bear tavern road get you around that. work on 295 at route 1 blocking the left lane. again, those closures should clear by 6:00 a.m. after 9:00 a.m., without for work in moorestown, stan wick road stay on 38 instead. time for the commuter report with the waze app.
escrow billy dad. says watch out there's icy conditions along elverson road close to red hill road. overseas fire tore through a hospital in south korea killing 39 people including patients and staff. the flames broke out on the first floor of the facility and spread. the cause is under investigation. hospital executives admit sprinklers were not installed in the hospital because it was not required by law. >> a former personal assistant for harvey weinstein filed a federal lawsuit over sexual harassment. she is forced to take up tasks cleaning up after the movie mogul's sexual encounter and taking dictation while he was
the museum is renaming the patriots gallery as the eagles gallery. you got that? the museum is offering two dollars off regular admission if you wear your eagles gear. like that guy. >> they should rename new england clam chowder, too. >> reporter: start a petition. vine street expressway, traffic on the vine is moving fine this morning. throughout this weekend you want to use 21st it's 23rd that will close this weekend for work on the jfk boulevard bridges. that work starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight. we have a couple of trains canceled on the wilmington wilmington/newark trenton line. >> reporter: if you're waiting on the platform for the bus, 26 degrees in philadelphia. 20 in trenton.
18 in allentown. as you survey the numbers, the winds are not as bad as yesterday, so the windchills are not as severe as yesterday either. we're expecting today to be a better day. we'll get up to 45 degrees. i think we'll be right on or about that at 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. definitely milder, not as windy and lots of sun today. matt. >> thank you, david. travel reward credit cards sound enticing. experts warn they might not be for everyone if you carry a balance. they come with perks like free nights at hotels and many have annual fees. look at your spending and see if the benefits outweigh the annual costs of the card and check any spending requirements before you sign up. we just moved in about four months ago,
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6:00 a.m., friday, january 26 him here's what we're following. a weekend warmup, the delaware and lehigh valleys are set to start climbing out from the winter cold. >> we're a few days left before they head off to minneapolis. the eagles are getting ready for one of their biggest games ever. the team is not focusing on the competition. we'll go to the auto show for a test drive for a preview one day before it opens to the public. you'll be a big fan is money is not object for you. >> reporter: matt and david, you see those cars, you would have to leave them in the garage and never take them out. >> reporter: i would like to do donuts with that model t. we have a sweep of