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i'm hit, mcdonald's at 53rd street, help me please. >> police scanner you can hear chilling moments a philadelphia police officer is shot in an ambush style attack and suspect didn't stop there shooting another officer and several others in west philadelphia. and this morning we are learning more about that shooting rampage that has claim the life of an innocent person.
out started around 11:20. that is help a man with the gun approached the police cruiser and shot sergeant sylvia young. officials credit the bullet-proof vest she was wearing with saving her life. officers say gunman ran in the bar the not floor from this scene, and shot a guard in the leg. the as officers approached gunman used a woman as a human shield and shot her in the leg. the at forty-ninth and sansom a short distance away police say gunman fired several shots in the car killing a woman and wounding a man inside, and there was more gunfire in an alley near forty-eighth and sansom, that is where university of pennsylvania officer eddie miller was wounded and police say it is here when the gun man was kill. philadelphia police commissioner richard ross says investigators found an envelope. >> that letter that he has, it is a bunch of rambling which indicates his hatred for police officers and probation officers. he does mention a particular probation officer. we're obviously trying to
track that individual down to make sure they're okay first and foremost but just, in line, in keeping with the possible motivation may have been, that is ramblings suggest that he clearly was trying to target a police officer. >> they were all rushed to penn presbyterian medical center and that is where we will find "eyewitness news" report's neat a oh to bring us up to date. i understand you are learning more about the weapon used, what can you tell us. >> reporter: that is right, rahel we're learning that the gunman used a 9-millimeter glock semiautomatic handgun and one clip and reloaded again during this rampage that killed one woman, doctors pronounced that woman dead just before 2:00 this morning here at penn presbyterian. all we know is she's in her 20's and but police don't know why they fired in the car that this woman was riding in with another man, that man is in critical condition, here at
penn presbyterian. meantime the few police officers, shot, are in stable condition, and expected to recover. that one officer, eddie miller, hoist 56, is assigned to the university of pennsylvania, and we're told he has been with penn police for two years but served as a philadelphia police sergeant for more than 30 years before. that miller was first to spot suspect near an alley near forty-eighth and sansom street and fire at him. there is no id on that suspect at that time but police say he sign his letter found at the scene with a street name, and included in that letter are rambling about his hatred of police officers, and his probation officer. police say that the man shot philadelphia sergeant sylvia young at least eight times, one hit her in the left arm but luckily most lodged in her bullet have proof vest. mayor jim kenney told us those officers are lucky to be alive. >> we have to keep them in our
prayers. civilians are still in various degrees of being treated. i think all and all, it is a very terrible scary night. but hopefully civilians will also turnout okay. i just want to say to our police officers thank you for what you do for us every day. >> and commissioner richard ross, echoed those sentiments, and commended the officers. the department is still double up officers. again, six people were shot. the gun man has been killed, and one victim is dead. the two police officers shot are in stable condition and they are expected to recover at this time. live at penn presbyterian anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> thank you for those updates. last night's shooting was just about a mile from where philadelphia police officer jesse hartnett was ambushed back in january. gunman shot officer while in his patrol car at 16th and sprees. officer hartnett survived.
edward archer confessed saying he did it in the name of islam. the his trial is set for october 21st. we know there air lot of moving parts. we want to give you a recap. six people were shot, in a number of blocks, two are officers, one from the philadelphia police department, other from the university of pennsylvania police force month. man shot to death in her car. police say she's just an innocent victim, police say suspect was also killed. "eyewitness news" continues to follow the shooting of others in west philadelphia, our coverage continues on line, at cbs philly.com. switching gears lets get a check of weather now justin drabick joins us. fall is ending on a warm note. >> we have a couple of signs of fall. >> yes. >> that is gone. >> we will bring back humidity feeling more like summer, bringing in some rain for our forecast, and we have not said that in a while, second half, we will talk about a rain chance. half and half weekend going on, outdoor plans.
it will be a best day. tomorrow not a wash out scattered showers and storms mainly later in the afternoon and during the evening hours but this morning. it is still comfortable. get outside enjoy it. low humidity. partly cloudy skies, current temperature is 60 degrees, land breeze out of the east at 5 miles an hour, no humidity out there and look at the temperatures surrounding the city, still in the low 50's in allentown. fifty-one in pound pocono. fifty-two at the airport. atlantic city, quakertown at 48 degrees at this hour. fifty-six in palmyra, new jersey. somewhere dry on storm scan three we will stay that way today. just some cloud around. notice showers over the midwest that will impact us later tomorrow into monday as a slow moving cold front moves on through. warming up, we will return in the 80's today. 82 degrees. more humid later this afternoon and tonight. not a bad day, jersey shore, upper 70's today and lower 70's in the poconos under partly sunny skies. big difference tonight and tomorrow morning, temperatures
in the 60's and 70's, forget 40's and 50's and it will stay warm over the next couple of days. we will time out this rain chance and let you know how long chances last in a few more minutes, rahel, back to you. >> i was just about to break out the my blazers, cardigans, no, no, no, too early thank you. this happened on north 52nd street, watch as video shows the suspect grabbing the women's purse as she attend todd fight him off. during this struggle, the suspect shot the women several times and than ran from the scene. victim did survive but if you know anything about this suspect please call the philadelphia police. woman is charged with hindering the investigation in the fatal shooting of a child this camden. police say shekia land provided a false alibi for a person of interest and a death of gabriel carter. carter was shot near her home on south eighth street in camden august 24th. she was just eight. land's arrest is a a warning
to others. >> we will get every person responsible for this but everything that led up to that event and every individual that is obstructing our investigation. >> there is still a $76,000 reward for information leading authorities to carter's killer. on the cbs-3 healthwatch cancer death rates continue to decline according to new research a and there has been a change in what kind of cancer is most deadly for children. health reporter stephanie stahl has a new you report. >> reporter: three-year old aidan crammer loves his music. >> ♪ >> reporter: but less than a year ago he was hospitalized battling leukemia, most common, cancer in children. >> that is the worst thing you can possibly think of, i had zero control over this and i could lose my child very well, period. >> reporter: governmental study says chances of surviving childhood cancer are improving, from 1999 to 2014
there was a 20 percent drop in cancer deaths among children and adolescence. >> immune therapy, cell therapy these are brought to bear to improve on this progress, such that we expect continued steady tea kline in childhood cancer. >> reporter: study found leukemia is no longer the leading cause of cancer deaths for youngsters, three out of ten cancer deaths are now from brain cancer. >> the progress is lagged behind in brain tumors so we have to redouble our efforts to improve outcome for those children. >> reporter: after five months of chemotherapy aidan is now cancer free and giving back to other patients. >> his chances of relapse are high, so he has regular checkups. >> we will look at aidan and say you would never know he was sick and grateful for that every day. >> reporter: his family is making sure to headache every day count. >> ready, set, go. >> study also found cancer
death the rates remain high's-boys with rates 30 percent higher then girls. children's hospital of philadelphia is leading a variety of research and treatment front and is considered a national leader, in the fight against pediatric cancer. i'm stephanie stahl, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". as for a story we have been following sometime now samsung galaxy note seven smart phone catching fire or exploding while charging. 1 million phones are under mandatory recall with officials calling the device a serious fire has air. samsung was able to trace problem to a small glitch in the phone's battery, 97 percent of the phones sold in the u.s. have defective battery. samsung's president is now seeking out. >> we did not meet the standard of excellence that you expected and deserve. for that we apologize. >> so far 130,000 phones have been return for a refund or a exchanged for a functional one. well, also much needed
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that is an indication of their bravery and what they do each and every day. i cannot say enough about their courage and what they did and how they responded. >> that is philadelphia police commissioner ross, talking about the valor and bravery of the men and women in blue. two officers, one from philadelphia, other from university of pennsylvania, were wounded in last night's shooting in west philadelphia, woman was kill, three others were wounded. we want to give you a live look at forty-eighth and samsung near the scene where the suspect was killed when they were still seeing a police restens and what appears to be crime scene investigators, detectives, maybe some uniformed officers out there. "eyewitness news" will continue to follow this story and we will have a live report in 30 minutes. more bad news for wells fargo, three customers in utah filed a lawsuit against the bank, this follows news that the bank collected fees on millions of unauthorized account. wells fargo has since fired 5300 employees, greed to pay 185 million-dollar in fines and refunded 5 million more to
customers. the u.s. has launched investigations in the bank's practices. this upcoming holiday season you can get a new job without leaving your home. amazon plans to hire customer service associates who can work from their own home. job is however only being offered this certain states but pennsylvania is one of them. the job pays ten dollars an hour, applicants need to be able to work full-time and have flexible schedules but company says here's some good news seasonal employees will be given opportunity for a long term gig. justin joining us now long term looking like the humidity is going to have to go but warm weather is sticking around. >> it is coming back, we had a nice mornings, 40's and 50's. still nice but fall arrives next thursday, we are still keeping these summer-like conditions around and you know we will take it. it is a couple more months, we will be complaining about the cold temperatures and it does arrive. this morning it is real nice, still a taste of fall, lack of
humidity. weather watchers reporting 50's and even still some 40's, look at john in tabernacle new jersey, 48 degrees. newark delaware milder, delores at 58. fifty-nine in williamstown, new jersey at peter's house, here in philadelphia. fifty-seven at bill's. kerry his minutes mount laurel checking in at second 51 degrees. comfortable now. noticeably more humid as we progress in the afternoon and evening hours. the nice shot of the full moon coming in last night. they call this harvest moon. full moon that happens closest to the start of the fall season. that is why it the gets the name harvest moon. a lot of bright light in the skies there with the cloud free skies this is from peter down in williamstown. the nice shot there. thanks for sending that in. here's another one from phil chapline in philadelphia with a nice little backdrop with the trees, background and closer shot there. harvest moon in the skies, tonight, probably not seeing a whole lot because cloud are moving back in, sign of some
rain, which is good news. at the shore today overall not a bad beach day waking up, waking up a little cloud to deal with this morning but we should see enough sunshine in ocean city. nice breeze off the ocean will keep temperatures in the upper 70's. overall not a bad beach day same deal tomorrow, later tomorrow, afternoon, and at night that is our best chance to see showers especially along the coast. storm scan three has it dry, slow moving cold front from the ohio valley bringing in these showers and take its time to get here. in threat of rain today, looks good, tomorrow, mainly afternoon and at night, our rain chance sticks around even into monday as front takes its good old time to get out of here. we could use rain. we are down four and a half inches of the year. 55 degrees dew point temperature, that is nice, up a bit from yesterday at this time and this afternoon, probably returning in the 60's and tonight mid 60's it will feel more muggy tonight and on the steamy side for second half of the weekend. shore forecast, pleasant, sun,
cloud, 78 degrees for air temperature, ocean still nice at 37 degrees. medium risk for strong rip currents due to an easterly wind and we have the full moon so expect higher than normal tides. uv index seven out of ten. wear sun block. back to the 80's for inland spots, partly sunny, here comes the front best chance coming in later tomorrow. they are scattered, maybe thunderstorm, noticeably humid as well. monday front slowly passes off shore still lingering showers around especially first half of the day on monday. water vapor imagery this tells the story what is happening, green area is moist air, orange is dry, we are in the dry air right the now. we are nice and comfortable but heading off shore. it will get out of here. the here's moisture from julia, that may move northward combine with the front giving us rain chances tomorrow into monday. last time we had measurable rain was september 1st but only .47 so far this month.
so again we're down and we can use this rain. we will get it. not a big dent in the the deficit but we will take it. included today, tomorrow afternoon we will see those scattered showers, thunderstorm breaking out, not raining all the time, sun day night still some showers around, even into monday morning, pockets of heavier rain possible from the city on east. look the at overall pattern, jet stream still to our north, th find cooler air, fall like conditions, and we will be in the warmth, temperatures running above average, next several days and then thursday is beginning of the fall season officially we are well above average in the 80's. today noticeably more humid, 82, muggy tonight, clouds, 70 and fall officially arrives next thursday at 10:21 in the morning, not feeling like it with this seven take forecast. we will get shower chance necessary here sunday into monday and nothing but sunshine second half of next week temperatures low to mid 80's. >> thanks, justin. cruise ship is docked in new york city after completing
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chilling word heard on a police scanner after an officer is shot in an ambush overnight. suspect didn't stop there. another officer and several others were also shot. this is a live look, this morning, police continue their investigation at forty-eighth and sansom and we will have the latest otter filing night in just a moment. good morning to you i'm rahel solomon. the first lets give you a check on weather. justin drabick outside on the sky deck and just continue a thighs day on tap. >> really comfortable start, if you are about to step outside even eye this taste of fall we're dealing with. once again temperatures this morning drops in the 40's, 50's in a lot of spots. we have some cloud around this morning, a sign of the next storm system but still breaks in the cloud. we will see sunshine. you can see full harvest moon, as it begins to set. temperature wise, we are sitting at 60 degrees. fifty-two in the the lehigh
valley and allentown. mid 50's in south jersey a and millville and suburbs, same deal lower 50's, earlier quakertown region in the upper 40's, thousand up to 50 at this hour. wrapped warm up as we if the sun up, wind calm to 5 miles an hour or less, out of the east, we will start switching out of the south later today, that will bring back warmth as well as humidity levels. it feels like summer again for rest of the weekend just partly cloudy skies this morning, call it partly sunny this afternoon temperatures in the 50's and 60's rebounding to the upper 70's to lower 80's this afternoon, it will be returning above average and a lot of 80's over next several days. check out weekend forecast split weekend, dry at 82. tomorrow we will bring back that chance for rain, thunderstorm especially for second half of the day with highs in the mid 80's. we have summer like conditions as we head in the fall season and talk about that in a few more. >> thanks, justin.
police are now providing a time line in the series of shooting that is stretched several blocks of west philadelphia five people including two officers were wounded and innocent woman and suspect were killed. started around 11:20 near fifth second and sansom, police say gun hand fired at sergeant sylvia young through window of her police cruiser. bulletproofs vest saved her life. next stop was a bar where a security guard and woman suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. a few you blocks east gunman killed woman and wounded a man while both were in their car. this ended at annal i near forty-eighth and sansom but gunman was killed and university of pennsylvania officer eddie miller was wounded. philadelphia police commissioner richard ross has investigators find an envelope at that scene. >> in line with keeping with the possible motivation may have been this rambling suggest that he clearly was trying to target a police officer as he did that was the initial shooting victim. so it just kind of makes it
what he was out there to do good all those wounded are now at penn presbyterian medical center. that is where we will find "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh. you are giving us an update on the weapon used and conditions of those hurt, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, rahel, that is right, sources tell thaws suspect used a 9-millimeter glock semiautomatic handgun, he used one clip and then reloaded again during this rampage that killed one innocent woman. doctors pronounced that woman dead at two this morning at penn press by tear yan hospital. she is in her 20's but police say they still don't know why that suspect fired in the car but this woman was riding in with another man. that man is in critical condition here at penn presbyterian. they are in stable condition and expect to recover. other officer eddie miller, hoist 56 is assigned to the university of pennsylvania, we're told he has been with
penn police for just two years but served as a philadelphia police suggested for 30 years before that. miller was first to spot the suspect near forty-eighth and sansom street and fired at him. there is no id on that suspect but police say he signed his rambling letter with the street name, where he detailed his hatred for police officers and probation officer in that letter. the man shot philadelphia sergeant sylvia young at least eight times, one hit her in the left arm but mostly lodged in her bullet-proof vest. pennsylvania superintendent maureen rush say, both officers are in good spirits but richard ross say these are realities and dangers police officers face every day. >> he is guy cracking jokes. we are happen bye that. his family is here. thank god the sergeant is also doing well. >> we have a press i vibrant reality base training that we put all of our police officers through. it is not the just for their safety but a safety of
civilian is a as well but when you get someone who walks up and am wishes you, like this it is very difficult. >> now mayor jim kenney also visited the officers and thanked them for their service and bravery. he urged all office hours wear their vest on every shift and asked for prayers for civilians, who were hurt. police department is still doubling up officers in each patrol car as a precaution, again six people shot in total, one victim a has died, the suspect also killed, and no identification at this time. the two police officers shot are in stable condition and expected to recover. live at penn presbyterian anita oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". of course, "eyewitness news" provided you updates overnight and we will continue to follow shootings of the two officers in west philadelphia our coverage continues on line anytime at cbs philly.com. off duty i new york city police detective attacked by a man with the the meat clever is out of the hospital and
resting at home. brian o'donnell who had his face slashed was greeted by cheers as he left bellevue hospital, two other officers suffered non-life threatening injuries with the scuffle with the suspect. the suspect attacked as officers tried to stop him from removing at booth from the vehicle what hes living in. the suspect remains in the hospital. delaware state trooper involved in the serious head on collision is also out of the hospital now. chopper three was over the scene of that crash thursday night. it happened on route one southbound near exit 98. thirty lease say chevy driven by a 77 year-old man was driving northbound in the southbound lanes. that car collided head on with the trooper's police cruiser, driver of the car who was not wearing a seat belt was kill. second young child has died following wednesday's crash on i78 in lower sauconn township northampton county. brail robinson passed away friday morning. five-year old rayvan robin son was also killed in the crash. car they were in veered out of
control and struck by two other vehicles. children and woman were eject. crews plan to remove a dead hump back whale that washed a shore in sea isle city. chopper three over the 20th street beach, 33-foot long whale has been dead for several days but officials don't know how a whale died. marine mammal stranding center in brigantine is now investigating. campaign 2016 donald trump dismissed claims he is a racist friday night, same day's abandoned his views that president obama was born on foreign soil. craig boswell has very latest from washington. >> welcome, to all of you deplorables. >> reporter: donald trum april accused democrats of playing race card hours after reversing his stance on the birther controversy. >> when they are in trouble they always pull out the race word and they are in very big trouble i have to tell you. >> reporter: earlier trum april abandoned his contention that president obama was not born on u.s. soil.
>> president barack obama was born in the united states, period. >> reporter: he also falsely accused hillary clinton of starting the controversy during her 2008 campaign, then took credit for ending it. >> i finish it. >> reporter: his comments set off a fire storm. >> he is feeding into the worst impulses. >> reporter: angry members of the congressional black caucus labeled trump a disgusting fraud. >> donald trump is nothing more than a two bit racial arsonist. >> reporter: as for the president. >> i was pretty confident about where i was born. i think most people were as well. >> reporter: trump used his big announcement about the birther controversy toy promote his new hotel here in washington d.c. just blocks from the white house but wouldn't allow reporters inside. new cbs news, new york times poll shows clinton has a 13-point lead among women but you 53 percent of female voters don't think trump respects women much.
craig boswell for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". last night donald trump heavily criticized his rival over gun rights. he called for hillary clinton's secret service agent to be stripped of their weapons. >> take their guns away, she doesn't want guns. take their guns. lets see what happens to her. take their guns away, okay. it would be very dangerous. >> clinton has called for tightening access to guns including state and universal background checks but to be clear she has never called for doing away with the second a moment totally. we now only two candidates will take the stage in the first presidential debate, both third party nominees gary johnson and jill stein failed to hit 15 percent polling threshold across several major polls needed to qualify for the debt. first debate is monday september 26th. legal defeat for bill cosby in montgomery county, why in the upcoming sexual assault trial has ruled that a reported phone call between
cosby and mother of his accuser andrea constand can be used as evidence. the cosby's lawyers argued that the phone call could not be submitted because it was recorded without his permission but judge said, constand's mother lives in canada and pennsylvania's two party consent hall does not apply there. at city hall couple local olympians were recognized for their collection in rio. aj wilson and nya alley with commemorative liberty bells. both are members of the track and field team. wilson competed in the 800-meter event, ali brought home silver medal this is 100-meter hurdles. >> ♪ >> south philadelphia the mummers host a fund raising dinner for suicide awareness. money raised goes toward scholarships allowing students to attend roman catholic high school and mercy career and technical high schools to be considered for scholarships. students submitted essays on the topics of suicide
awareness. still ahead on "eyewitness news", bridget is back, within of the most endearing characters is back, bridget jones and new she's pregnant. plus this. wait, guys, wait. >> come on. >> i'm pat gallen, and that is yous an and greg. they are extreme athletes. we will be doing annex stream race. how crazy? i think it is enough to kill you and me. >> and rain is in the forecast this weekend, justin returns to tell us when we might see heaviest rain to come through, we will be right
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racing fans in our area have something to get excited about, nascars is coming to south jersey. millville new jersey sports park will be hosting the pro series. "eyewitness news" reporter cleve bryan has details on the racing event set to take place this weekend. >> have nasa car name, in south jersey, it is a big deal. >> biggest brand in racing has arrived in millville. pit cruiser gearing up for saturday's just drive.com 125, nasa car, pro series event, at new jersey motor sports park. >> several years now, it has been in the works, you know, but it is a big deal. we could not be happier. it is not only big deal for the community but as a whole. >> reporter: situated on 500 acres next to the
millville airport the sport park has three world class race ways. of course, the youngest drivers for nascar. >> i started racing at ripe age a of four. >> reporter: paris burton son of the race car winner jeff burton is just 15 years old and trying to make a name through the series. what that series is about is grooming a crop of racers, you know, coming up. >> reporter: like other young drivers he will adjust to the twisting, turning road course as a usual oval. one of the great things about millville you will see perspective of the race. whether at top speed straight away, or you can watch drivers maneuver a hair pin turn up close. it is more intimate fan experience and some big nascar stadiums. >> that is why i liked it, because i walk right in the garage, i took picture, everybody was real friendly, nobody chased me away. you know, very exciting. >> reporter: more than 14,000 people are expect to attend the race on saturday, tickets
are $15 on line and 20 at the gate to watch nascar history in south jersey. in millville, cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". well, there is a lot coming up on cbs this morning saturday. anthony mason and vanita nair join us live with the preview, good morning. >> reporter: hi rahel good morning. coming up the day's headlines plus they were nicknamed silicone cowboys hear story of texas mavericks who took on ibm and up ended the early days of computing. and live concerts they may have the most aggressive performance. see how sign language interpreters are proving the power of music to all fans. all that plus eye opener, comedian beau burnham and music from the head and the heart in the saturday session, just ahead on cbs this morning, saturday. anthony and vanita, thank you, i look forward to watching. well, if you have ever got one you will say it feels like the greatest accomplishment in the world when you hit that finish line.
i can attest to that. "eyewitness news" reporter pat gallen tells us about a couple runners taking part in a race you have to see to believe. just watch. >> reporter: less than two weeks from today is one of the world's most ridiculous races and two area runners are gearing up, greg thompson and susan can della richeo will head west. >> we are doing grand to grand. only self supported foot race in the you had. it is from the north rim of the grand canyon in arizona to the grand staircase in utah. >> reporter: race covers 170 miles, over seven days. it is so extreme that on day three participants will do equivalent of two marathons. in the desert. how does one get in the competition as crazy as grabbed to grand, it began in africa. >> i did a race like this in madagascar, 155 miles and some participants had done that
grand to grand. they shared their experience. >> reporter: while climbing mount kill man jar owe susan pick up the teammate mark a retired navy seal. thirty-nine runners will deal with some intense conditions. temperatures will plunge in the 30's at night and hit triple digits in the day, and racers will carry everything that they need. >> i have my sleeping bag on the outside but you have also your sleeping pads, you have all of your food for seven days, you have your emergency supplies, you have your clothes, the only thing that they provide you is water. >> you have your lap top, your iphone. >> my ipad. >> yes. >> we have trained up to 2,000 s equipment on. >> already. >> already. >> that is before we even get to the race start. we have run with this pack on, or version of this pack for almost a year. >> reporter: they let me join them on a short jaunt down kelly drive. >> my baggies much lighter then your bag. >> but these conditions are nothing like what they will
soon encounter. >> mental game you play with your self throughout the whole race, you really to have go tour happy place, you have to, you know, focus on something other than the pain. >> reporter: so greg and susan will have to be prepared for everything when it comes to the 170-mile trek. but with that extensive race and job experience they should be just fine. >> good saturday morning everybody. not a bad start to the day. good morning to head up a morning jog, run or bike ride. temperatures still comfortable in the 50's with very low humidity. that changes over next 12 to 24 hours but nice taste of fall right now, past few mornings in the the 40's in some spots especially yesterday but milder, but still hey we will take it on this saturday morning. check it out, megan in richboro has 53 degrees, lou in, eagleville is warmer at 57. lower 50's showing up in levittown and now in chesterfield cherry hill lower 50's as well, here in philadelphia.
bill checks in at 57 degrees anal even in delran coming in the the lower 50's. the nice pictures coming in this morning hopefully you saw full moon last night or still it is up, this early morning in the western sky right now before it sets but here's megan, morning sunrise milk with mid level cloud. we have nice color, those low level cloud indication of the storm system heading our way. here's a picture of the full moon from chesterfield nice shot there and nice sunrise developing here in philadelphia from phil chapline. clear skies, where we will have cloud rolling in. lets go up to berks county where we are seeing nice temperatures, 51 degrees, live look, from the kits town middle school with mid level cloud deck and some sunshine showing up, light breeze out of the north only 1 mile per hour. dry start to our day, staying like that through rest of the our saturday, outdoor plans look great still protect by high pressure. we will see rain to the west, that is a a slow moving cold front that will track east and
bring some showers chance necessary here starting mainly tomorrow afternoon all the way into the first half of monday. slow moving system. dew points tells story for humidity levels, very low, 40's and 50's. comfortable right now. watch what happens through time in the afternoon we will see to points returning to 60's today, later in the afternoon. that is not bad. tonight though mid to upper 60's and then muggy, tomorrow just down ride steam which dew points running 07 degrees. that is what you get in the middle of the summer. shore forecast good beach day, sun and cloud, 70 degrees, head up, stronger rip currents with the easterly wind. tomorrow watch out for some light day showers, thunderstorm 80 degrees, monday better chance to see clouds and showers around. we could use rainfall, since january 1st we are down over four and a half inches of rain for philadelphia and that is not the just philadelphia but entire delaware valley we are below average. we should be close to 30 inches. we can take rain. not a whole lot but any little
bit does help. reason cold front tracking east very slowly also some moisture from what is left of julia, down south could move northward and helping our chances as well. the scatter showers develop tomorrow, mainly late in the day and front through here hon threat for heavier showers through monday morning and dry out monday afternoon. here's what to expect, scattered showers and thunderstorms. don't cancel outdoor plans late in the day best chance to see that rain in the afternoon and at night. rainfall amounts a tenth of an inch to a quarter inch through sunday night and then addition aal rain monday. check this out, lower 80's today for warm spot tonight a very muggy 60's to the low 70's, big difference by the time we wake up tomorrow morning. mid 80's, well above average in the upper 70's this time of the year. noticeably more humid, this afternoon 82 degrees with the high temperature, mostly cloudy keeping it dry, muggy,
70's for overnight low. here's extended forecast as we finish off final days of the astronomical summer. muggy, low to hid 80's, shore chances, sunday afternoon through monday morning sunshine returns tuesday, fall arrives on thursday morning and not feeling like it the as temperatures holding in the mid 80's, rahel, back to you. >> justin, thank you. it a has been more than a decade since we last caught up with bridget jones, but this time she's having a baby. only problem is she doesn't know which recent suiter is the father. bradley carlson has more from london. >> reporter: now in her 40's awkward perpetually single bridget jones seems to have it all together. >> even her diary has had a digital upgrade. >> i'm thrilled, so excited for the moment that i have this gift. i remember so much, i love this character. >> bridget. >> renee zellweger's character find herself in the another love triangle new has an
unexpect twist. >> i can this is go back and keep making same mistakes. >> i'm pregnant. >> when i can make new you ones. >> reporter: bridget is torn between her infamous x mark cars i. >> we keep running into each other and something is still a live. >> reporter: and jack kwan and charming mogul played by patrick dempsey. >> very grateful to be in the mix, i had a great time with everyone. >> you have no idea which of us is the fatter. >> well, thank you. >> i brought you a super juice. >> thank you. >> can i carry your phone. >> it just seems so ridiculous, trying to figure out how we were going to survive them. >> bridget, you are immense. >> reporter: will bridget jones find happily ever april? not without a few more bum answer long the way. >> riley carlson
shooting ended with a innocent woman and suspect killed. two police officers and three others wounded. philadelphia police sergeant sylvia young wore a vest that saved her life. new pictures coming from the news room, officer eddie miller is with the university of pennsylvania, and police force, and both this morning are in stable condition, and stay with "eyewitness news" and cbs philly.com throughout the day and the weekend for latest on the investigation. lets get one final check on the weather. >> not a bad weekend, split weekend. we will bring back rain. we have not said that r word in a while. been a while, and, for a
chance, seeing those showers dry, little warmer, 82, and humidity will be increasing as we progress throughout the day and tomorrow, most rain chances come for second half of the day. >> that is "eyewitness news" for now we may be signing off but we are always on line cbs philly.com. cbs this morning saturday is next.
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