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>> good morning everyone, 4:30 a.m., monday 4th of july. tam is off, nydia han joins us. >> we're following breaking news, a gunman sprayed bullets at a barbecue overnight. philadelphia police say an innocent teen was killed. a north hampton county man hangs up a warning at his house, police say he chopped off a home intruder's hand. >> let's turn to meteorologist david murphy with the accuweather forecast. matt pellman is filling in for karen with traffic. >> reporter: we're to a damp
start in philadelphia. we have mostly cloudy skies, we'll see early sunshine, but the clouds will thicken up and there's a chance of spotty shower as we go through the day into the afternoon, probably a better chance the later we go into the nighttime period. there you see satellite and radar, obviously a lot of clouds across the region right now and they will be getting thicker as the morning goes on. temperature, starting out okay, 68 degrees in philadelphia. 66 in wilmington. 60 on the nose in allentown. 63 in trenton. 68 early this morning in cape may. most of the sprinkles and showers off to the south and west of the center of the region. dewpoint, 63 it's starting to feel more humid in philadelphia. still okay in the northern suburbs, 66 a little on the sticky side in cape may. as we roll through the day, if you want to get a workout in early, 66 degrees by 7:00 a.m. 74 by 10:00 a.m. northern, 77. you can see how we thicken the clouds fairly quickly today.
most of the day will be mainly cloudy. as we go into the afternoon there's a better chance of a pop-up shower here or there, fairly light stuff during the day. 80 is the high. as we get into the evening there's a better chance of spotty showers and maybe a rumble of thunder, some of this could get in the way of fireworks displays, i'll have more on that coming up. matt pellman what about roads early. >> reporter: say it ain't so. we have a major problem, world of this just coming in an accident involving a pedestrian in burlington county northbound side of 295 by the exit for route 38. all northbound lanes are blocked as emergency crews respond to the scene. not sure why the pedestrian was on 295, but apparently was struck, there's debris on the roadway. steer clear of northbound 295 if you have to be out and about early this morning. northbound turnpike or 130 better bets. of course, we'll be keeping you
posted as the holiday morning progresses. 42 if you're doing a trip down the shore, there's a nice clear easy shot, of course later in the day it will be busy heading back from the beaches. now it's nice and quiet. open and clear by the vine street expressway by the schuylkill. not a ton of traffic. on the big picture we are getting ready for the welcome america fest temperatures, the inner drive of the benjamin franklin parkway are closed, and the outer drives expected to close. old city a parade going on there, it's an exiting day, big issue on 295. >> a 16-year-old boy was gunned down at a late night july 4 barbecue and police believe the bullets were meant for him. annie mccormick is live outside police headquarters with
the story. >> reporter: police do not believe the 16-year-old was the intended target. he feels transferred to the children's hospital of philadelphia, but he was pronounced dead a short time later. this is video from the scene according to police they say it was around midnight on the 1800 block of south 33rd street in the grays ferry section of the city. a dozen people were enjoying a party when shots rang out from a passing car. the 16-year-old was hit in the back. gunfire tore through multiple areas of the home including the screen door and the metal fence. police do not believe the bullets were meant for the 16-year-old. back out here live, we're told that investigators are looking for real time cameras in the area. the only description that they have is that the patsing vehicle was the color -- passing vehicle was the color gray. annie mccormick channel 6
"action news." back to you. >> thank you, annie. a pedestrian was hit in camden county, new jersey. the victim was walking along the 700 block of white horse pike in oak lynn at 1:00 a.m. he is now hospitalized. police are looking for a silver car with front end damage that stopped nearby. no word on whether charges will be filed. septa will take 120 matheur liner v trains because of cracks. septa will have added rush hour service. rush hour service will be at 30 minute intervals on most lines. commuters are making plans of their own. >> definitely leaving early and
probably start using something else. start using a bus, car pool more. >> safety ask important, i'm glad to hear they are on top of that. >> septa is encouraging regional rail riders to take a bus or trolley if they can. our 6abc.com page will update you when we get the septa plan. the coast guard airlifted a man and two children after their jet ski struck an navigational aid in atlantic county. a father and his 8-year-old son both from maryland were killed when their water craft crashed head on into another, a woman from egg harbor township suffered a wrist injury.
a warning was taped to the door of a north hampton county house when two people broke into the house over the weekend one suspect left without a hand. two people broke into the home and attacked the man sleeping there. the victim was injured, but managed to grab the machete and slashed the intruder serve severing his hand. police have arrested the second burglar. >> happening today, a celebration of freedom in philadelphia, of course, the birth place of america 240 years ago. first up, the freedom ceremony at independence hall at 10:00 a.m. it is highlighted by a reading of the declaration of independence. at 1:00 a.m., a parade passes by independence hall. philadelphia police will be on the look out for any trouble during the 4th of july
festivities tonight and they are ramping up security in new york city ascertain washington, d.c. >> reporter: from the joy of fireworks displays to terrifying explosion this year's 4th of july follows deadly attacks this month around the world. across the country major airports upping security. uniformed and undercover officers monitoring trains and bus stations, nypd keeping an eye on famous handle marks. officers checking bags at the annual fireworks displays and parade as the national archives celebrate the 240 anniversary of the declaration of independence. meantime fears sparked sunday at new york city central park. >> i have no idea what it was. >> reporter: 18-year-old connor golden was injured after stepping on an explosive. police believe the device may
have been there for some time and ruled out ties to terror. isis using the holy month as a call to arms. the empire state building will be lit up red white and blue a symbol of patriotism amid hopes for peace. >> the threat of rain is not dampening the enthusiasm of people at the shore. a little girl was aglow in red white and blue, july fourth celebrates our rights as americans, our forefathers who carved them out and many who protect them. >> i was wearing my marine corps jersey and orderly veteran came up to me -- older veteran came up to me and said thank you for your service. ocean city offers fireworks
tonight, but the fun goes on all summer long at the shore. >> more news you didn't see last night. video shows an aamusement park fireworks display that led to the four acre blaze in california. >> police body cam video shows the incident in ohio that led a middle east nation to give a warning to its citizens. >> reporter: warm for your 4th of july high of 80. that's below average, certainly. there's a shower popping up here and there, and better chance tonight. i'll have the details on that and let you know what's coming next in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. you're not going to necessarily like it. we'll have the heat turned up on us, i'll have that story coming up. >> a fireworks display spard
show at a water park on saturday. company officials blamed dry conditions and unexpected winds that spread the flames. >> it's starting out dry, but it's not going to be completely dry. >> reporter: this morning it's cloudy and this evening, it's going to get dicey. there's sprinkles and showers south and west of philadelphia. some of this is streaking down toward cape may county and perhaps dover before too much longer. this morning south and west of philadelphia a little damp. these should dry out quickly and we transition to basically a day of increasing clouds and spotty showers later today. as we look outside, we have sky6 live hd there's the commodor barry bridge, obviously a lot of clouds overhead. it's possible we'll see sun early today, but the clouds generally speaking win out
today. temperatures 68 degrees, the dewpoint higher than yesterday morning. we're already over the 63-degree threshhold for humid air. wind out of the west at 5 miles per hour. as you look at satellite, a lot of cloud cover building across the region. a few sprinkles and showers at times. most of the day should be dry. the later we get into the afternoon, the better chance of spotty showers and more of that this evening. i'll show you future tracker in a moment detailing all of that. 8:00 a.m., 68 degrees, some of you might see sun breaking through. 10:00 a.m., 74. noon, 77. 3:00 p.m., 80 degrees that's the high today maybe on the muggy side, but not too humid. there's a chance of a pop-up shower especially during the afternoon and early evening. 5:00 p.m., 78 degrees, some of you might be picking up the shower activity. 82 in reading, 82 in trenton. 82 in philadelphia.
80 in wilmington. upper 70s in the heart of south jersey and delaware, mid 70s down the shore, everybody looking at a fair amount of cloud cover. a closer look at the shore, not a whole lot of issues down the beach today, during the daytime hours we'll see clouds building and maybe a sprinkle or shower around, if you don't mind the clouds, you have 67 in the water and upper 70s to mid 70s on the beach. if you're going in the water we have had a problem with undertow in the last 24, 48 hours, yesterday we were reporting there there was a chance of that again. swim near the lifeguards if you're going in. 75 in cape may and mid to upper 70s in rehoboth beach. phillies and braves welcoming atlanta to town after winning the skiers against the royals. cloudy skies, can't rule out a shower between 4 and 7:00 p.m. the temperatures in the upper 7 7os and winding up in the 70s
this afternoon. we get into the afternoon, by the time we get to 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., there's a chance of sprinkles and showers build in. by 6:30 p.m., your picnic might get wet. 9:00 p.m., you can see that the model is putting the chance of showers through the region, again it won't be everywhere, my advice you do want to check out radar, check out "action news" before you head out tonight just to see what's cooking. by midnight tonight there could heavy downpours and thunderstorms, those will go into early tomorrow morning. some of them could be strong enough and heavy enough to give you localized street flooding overnight tonight. increasing clouds for the 4th, high of 80. later on in the evening, it could get in the way of fireworks displays. warm on tuesday, 88 degrees, rain ending early. on wednesday, hot and sticky,
high of 94. by thursday, we could have a combination of heat and humid that gives us excessive heat making it feel like 100. you will want to be careful with the heat building wednesday, thursday, friday, looks hot and humid, 92 by friday and saturday we could be looking at thunderstorms, sunday, clouds and sun, 90. not as intense with the humidity. remember when you're not watching us on tv. you can get the latest weather information at 6abc.com/weather. storm tracker 6 live app is great on a day and night like this to track any showers that start popping up. you will want to stick with us later in the afternoon and evening for the showers developing. >> presumptive republican nominee donald trump met with possible running mate indiana governor mike pens over the weekend. the happened at the trump national golf club. the campaign manager sailed nothing was offered and nothing was accepted. new jersey governor chris
christie and former house speaker, newt being considered. fbi interviewed hillary clinton. corey booker defended her yesterday. an middle eastern man thought to be isis was given a formal apology. a hotel clerk called police saying he pledged aallegiance to isis on the phone. the united arab uae man was
>> >> reporter: the airport workers the other people up and about early this morning getting ready for things on this independence day. on a day like this, i like to say go here and go there, there's nobody on the highways. unfortunately this morning there's a serious problem involving an tractor-trailer and pedestrian. not sure why the pedestrian was on the highway, but it was struck, killed, unfortunately, the northbound side of 295 is closed. it happened near 38. all the traffic is being forced off on route 73, 295 northbound of head for the new jersey
turnpike and northbound 130. other highways quiet at this point including the schuylkill expressway, we'll be busy later today as the people head to the zoo. keep in mind if you're riding mass transit we're on holiday schedule today. in most cases that means a sunday schedule. >> time for a look at business at the big board, the strike against the trump taj mahal is in its 4th day. gamblers crossed pickets lines in large numbers amid taunts from striking union members. taj mahal management assured guests they will be well cared for. employees want the healthcare and pension plan permanent nateed by a bankruptcy court two years ago. the major stock indeetsz is back up -- indices is back up after the eu vote. nasa hopes to send a solar
hines field in pittsburgh. seven fans were arrested for disorderly conduct that was fueled by being drunk. city officials say fans left hind tons of trash. golfer jordon spieth made a mid range no look putt. it's in. it happened during a warmup in ohio. he tends to stare at the hole rather than the ball, he thinks it helps him make more, still ahead on "action news," while most of america sleeps, president obama gets to enjoy a little alone time and midnight snack. we'll break down his specific bedtime ritual. >> american cancer patients are
5:00 a.m., monday, july 4. tam is off, nydia han joins us, we're following breaking news. a burst of violence at a barbecue this holiday weekend left a teenager dead. we're live with the details. >> several fires break out across camden over the weekend, sending several firefighters to the hospital.