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>> go nova. >> hear the roar and feel the excitement, on nova nation, fans are on and off campus, reacting to the victory. and, while were you asleep this might have woke you up, strong storms quickly moving in and quickly move out, find out if mother nature is calming down, or has more on the way. today it is sunday april 3rd, good morning i'm's rahel solomon. we have to start with the wicked weather that left a path of destruction a cross the region overnight. lets take a look a lightening strike hit the courtyard marriott the hotel in bensalem. it happened after midnight on the 3200 block of turner drive. check out the damage to that hotel sign, fortunately the lightening did not cause a fire but fire officials tell us that the fourth floor did fill up with smoke and that knocked out power to the entire floor. hotel guests did have to wait inside the lobby until fire officials could give the all clear. and, severe weather knock out power to thousands, so lets take a lot the at numbers
in pennsylvania, peco has 39,000 customers, without power, with montgomery and chester counties reporting bulk of them. in new jersey ac electric has more than 4,000 customers without power, and atlantic and cumberland counties are most affect and pse and g tells us 500 resident are without power, now if your power is out you will want to contact your electric company, too to ensure that they are aware. you do not want to assume they know bit. what is ahead for rest of the the day. lets turn it over to justin drabick with eyewitness weather and what a night. >> that goes to show how strong this strong air mass is building n yesterday wasn't that warm. we made 60 degrees. it is that temperature difference that caused this storm. >> really coming with the bang. >> it will be windy through the rest of the morning and even into the the after noon. from last night's storms we have reports of hail covering the ground, trees down and we have temperatures, and similar down trees and power lines throughout the morning with the strong wind. outside right now it looks nice with the sunshine and a few patchy clouds but chilly,
38 degrees at the airport. northwest winds sustained at 29 but does feel like the mid 20's. we're talking about wind chill values this morning well below freezing, pretty impressive for early april. wind gusting near 50 in wilmington. mid 40's in mount pocono. 38 miles an hour in allentown. high wind warning, continues until noon time for the entire region. gusts potentially to 50 to 60 miles an hour throughout the morning. temperatures getting close to freezing now, reading and allentown mid 30's in wilmington. they are the wind chills. it feels like single digits a at mount pocono. nineteen in reading. twenty-three in wilmington delaware. a few passing flurries very possible this morning. otherwise partly sunny skies, temperatures running ten to 15 d high only 47 degrees, around philadelphia, and near the jersey shore, and only, stuck in the upper 30's up in the poconos. is there a brief warm upcoming at us for workweek but comes with the rain. ill a's let you know when we need this umbrella a back to you.
>> it warm up sounds nice even with the rain. >> thank you, justin. final four, of course is now down to two and villanova is going to its first national championship since 1985. the wildcats, play north carolina tomorrow night have after an impressive win over oak a leslie van arsdal is in houston for a match and it wasn't enclose. >> reporter: villanova will play north carolina monday night for a national championship game title will, after a monster win over oak a josh hart said he needed to find his shots. he had a team high 23, i think he did. >> being so lock in, you know, just playing defensively and coming down and getting a good shot offensively and just put it, on that. it is just a great feeling. it is something we will have to keep doing tomorrow. >> reporter: ninety-five-65 win is largest margin of victory in final four history. >> we had one of of those games where we just made every
shot. we had end of shot clock shots, we just threw up and went in. >> we didn't expect this type of game. we thought it would go down the wire. when we're hitting shots we're tough team to beat. >> reporter: villanova shot 71 a if they can do that again monday night they will be celebrating their first national championship in 31 years. reporting from houston, leslie van arsdal for "eyewitness sports". as we told you earlier the wildcats will face north carolina, tomorrow night. the tar heels beat syracuse 83-66, now unc will be looking for its sixth championship, tenth time they have played in the championship game and this will be a rematch of the 2009 semi finals when north carolina beat the wildcats on their way to the national championship. hopefully, yes. nova nation is going wild, for the wildcats final four win.
>> the celebration began before the final buzzer even sounded and it continues for hours in the night. hundreds of students as you can see there spilling in the streets, screaming, people honking their horns, everybody just beaming with villanova pride. "eyewitness news" reporter alex hoff was on the campus for all of the excitement. >> it was standing room only inside connolly center nova room and by standing we mean standing on chairs screaming at the top of your lungs. nova nation journey to the final four can be heard in any caller's voice in that she hardly has one. >> really crazy. everyone is so excited to be here. it is a great time to be a wild cat. >> reporter: for many this has been a legacy experience. >> my dad graduated in 1985. he was at the championship game. i'm a senior. i wanted to be at campus. >> reporter: at the final buzz
they are campus burst at the scene. with the will solid, reassuring, no, overwhelming lead over oklahoma, throughout, the boys pushed this win, in a big way. now heading to the finals with the finest night sports story this is. >> this is insane. i can't wait until monday. >> yes, that guy joined about everyone else on campus, on a mad dash to the quad. joining students, faculty, that has likely never been this excited for a monday. now left and right you saw those shirts that say let's party like 1985, minus selfies and snap chats. the that is what this campus did. reporting from villanova university, alex hoff, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". unfortunately celebration did his not end peacefully for some. radnor township police tell us that six people were arrested while fans were celebrating villanova's win. police say three arrests were for assaulting state police
forces, no details on the other charges. well, villanova fans are probably still celebrating last night's victory, cherri gregg from our sister station kyw news radio 1060 is live this morning a at mineli's diner in wayne where diners are toes continuing the win with the very good breakfast this morning. >> reporter: good morning, rahel. very good breakfast. we're here, as you can see, is there a few people trickle in the diner here. not a lot of nova fans. they are probably still trying to recover from that crazy win but you this head line says it all, nova knock out and fans that i was able to catch this morning, were in delight. let look at highlights of last night's game and you can see why the cats, the cats dominated from the beginning. the fans were still biting their nails until after half time when nova got about 30 points ahead and one fan i spoke to said he went to bed
knowing that at that point it was a wrap. cats had a 71 percent shooting percentage, second best ever, and the first, of course, was villanova's 1985 championship game. joe's like joe ventura was all smiles as he ate his little hash browns knowing that he witnessed history last night. >> pretty good feeling essentially after that. i mean it was kind of ugly for oklahoma so i felt a little bit bad but at the same time it is given me a lot of hope going to the national championship game. >> yes. >> reporter: back out here live, there is a lot of hope that win, nova takes on north carolina, tomorrow that they will get that win. that original win, of course, was unexpect last night but there is a lot of high hopes and high expectations for tomorrow. live from wayne, cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3
"eyewitness news". >> absolutely, and full faith for sure in the team. thank you very much. stay with "eyewitness news" as we follow wildcats run for ncaa championship our coverage continues on the air and on line, cbs philly.com. investigation is underway in the the death of the pedestrian, struck by a septa bus in montgomery county. it happened around 1:00 yesterday afternoon in glenside, police say the bus was turning on limekiln pike from glenside avenue when he hit victim while trying to cross the street. thirty-nine year-old edward hill senior was pronounced dead at the scene. authorities say the driver of the bus did have a green light at the time and is cooperating with the police. a camden man is under arrest in the fatal shooting of his mother, police say 22-year old pedro mercado shot iris sanchez. it happened friday afternoon on the home on the 1100 block of north 18th street. no word what led to the shooting.
police are continuing their investigation. still to come this morning on "eyewitness news" donald trump returns to the campaign trail for the first time since coming under fire for his comments on abortion. what he is saying about it now. extending the life of the terminally ill patient, researchers reveal one thing that can make a significant difference. after a line of storms, moved through the region will temperatures move? meteorologist justin drabick tells us when they will move out when "eyewitness news" continues.
just two days to go before the wisconsin primary and all presidential candidates are there. as wendy gilette reports the state could help decide if donald trump gets out right winning the republican nomination avoiding a fight at the parties convention. >> the next president of the united states, donald j trump. >> reporter: sarah palin introduced donald trump at a rally in wisconsin, he's back on the campaign trail after one of his most difficult weeks including coming under fire for saying he would punish woman who seek abortion if they were made illegal. trump said sat the day media manipulates your word. >> they take things and they say it is very, very true. the problem is they don't do it with everybody. they do it with me but i don't see them doing witt other people. >> reporter: ted cruz was the only presidential candidate to attend north to cota republican state convention
before traveling to wisconsin. the crowd was mostly filled with cruz supporters although or luke warm. >> maybe not my first choice but i will support him. >> reporter: couple recent polls show cruz running ahead in wisconsin. >> we're doing something pretty unusual in american politics, we're telling the truth. >> bernie sanders and hillary clinton also held events in the the state. >> hello, owe claire, hello. >> reporter: campaigns are arguing about setting a date for a debate before new york's primary later this month. it is a critical state for clinton who wants to win where she served as senator. despite building tension between the two camps, both candidate came together saturday night to attend the wisconsin democratic party dinner in milwaukee. the wendy jill let for cbs news, new york. and hundreds of activist gathered in philadelphia to kick off a ten day march to washington d.c. the national coalition known as the democracy spring, started at the liberty bell.
the its goal, to improve democracy by taking big money out of politics. members say they want congress to ensure they are free of elections. the once they are a arriving in d.c. her planning events a at capitol building. stay with "eyewitness news" as we follow will candidates in campaign 2016. when you are not near a tv go to our web site at cbs philly.com. now lets check back with justin because justin what a night it has been. hopefully things are starting to calm down a little bit. >> as far as our weather, yes, we're not dealing with precipitation but a lot of wind to deal w the let's go back 12 hours ago where it was a quiet start. lets look at this line of storms that blew up around 11:30 last night and moved into south jersey. now we have just cold air and a few snow showers in some spots and those strong storms, a actually did cause some damage, lot of hail reports and even some trees down. in newark delaware trees did fall on a house, there was a lightening strike in owe december a delaware that caused a fire in upper darby, penny sized hail, west chester
also some large trees down. these are just some reports. we are seeing a lot of reports across the region in south jersey and delaware of strong wind gust was those storms. still, we will be dealing with windy conditions throughout the day-to-day, behind that cold front, sustain wind near 30 miles an hour this morning gusting to 60 potentially. that is why high wind warning is in effect until noon time today. afternoon it gets better. still wind which high win gusts up to 40 miles an hour and then tonight those wind do relax, sustained wind down around 15 miles an hour. so why all of the wind? well, we have last night's arctic cold front associated with low pressure start to energize, early this morning as it slowly moves off to the north and east and then we will have strong high pressure building from the south and west, that pressure difference, between the high and low that causes the strong wind. so we're right in the middle here so we're dealing with that west northwesterly wind flow and coming out of the canada ushering in colder air. thirty-eight at the airport. forty in millville. thirty-three allentown, reading and then colder to the
north and west. twenty-seven in cleveland. twenty-eight in chicago. brief cool down today, we're going to rapidly warm things up in the morning hours tomorrow. the here's why. we will deal with sunshine today, and just windy, cold, tonight, cloud start to increase ahead of the next storm system and then we will kick up wind out of the south tomorrow morning bringing in milder air and initially the morning is dry, maybe some light rain, possible for the morning ride up towards the lehigh valley and poconos. in the afternoon is best chance to see showers. we could linger in the early morning commute. by late evening that system is off shore and we will start to break clouds up again but we will see another surge of colder air building in behind that system. we're not talking about a whole lot of rain and it doesn't look like we will be dealing with thunderstorms as well but rainfall amounts around a quarter inch or less potentially with this next system. today's high mid 40's, maybe upper 40's in the warm spots with some sunshine and just stays windy. the tonight, we will initially drop down to the 30's but early tomorrow morning around sunrise those temperatures will start to rise and we are
approaching lower 60's. maybe mid 60's in the the far south jersey and delaware where we will see more sunshine and that last little bit longer in the morning during the rain moving in. today windy, chilly, temperatures ten to 15 degrees below average at 47 degrees. and then tonight still cold, 38, breezy at times, those wind sustained 15 to 20 abe the extended forecast around 60 tomorrow. watch out for afternoon showers, we are back to sunshine on tuesday but gets cold again with highs in the mid 40's and couple cold mornings ahead, temperatures in the 20's in the suburbs to freezing in the city. end of the week another storm brings showers thursday into friday and then chilly again next weekend highs only in the 40's, rahel, back to you. time is 7:18. lets see how traffic is moving with ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic center. folks have been treating me on twitter saying wind are crazy. >> it is very windy. there is a lot of debris on the highways especially on the highways and in the form of tree branches, fallen trees
and trash cans, so watch out for everything as you are driving today. this is ben franklin bridge. we have windy conditions, they are shaking our traffic cameras this morning but ben franklin bridge is in good shape. speaking of the debris is there a fallen tree in burlington township taking ben franklin bridge to 295 southbound between route 541, mount holly exit and mount holly willingboro exit. it is passable with care. an accident cleared in egg harbor township that involved a fallen tree in the parkway southbound, south of the great egg tolls and another down tree on delsea drive between goshen swinton road and beaver dam road and that whole area is closed because tree is just so big and right in the middle of the highway. also since we're not in the area but in charleston we have another fallen tree, cold stream road is shut down between charlestown road and kim berton road in chester county. it is in chester county but still you had should be mentioned. we have a no delays on
problems he. very windy conditions. you can see camera shaking but everything is moving just fine. we will move traffic cam one more time to the mid county tolls, pennsylvania turnpike, and heading to the northeast extension or pennsylvania turnpike, no delays this morning. that is latest from the cbs-3 traffic center, i'm ann evans now rahel, back to you. >> ann, thank you. on the cbs-3 healthwatch patient was terminal cancer live longer at home, compared to being in the hospital. health reporter stephanie stahl explains the research. >> reporter: shirley top says she has lived a full, happy life in her 88 years. now bed rid when terminal cancer shirley was given option to receive end of life care at home in the retirement home where she lives. >> ivoried bit and it sounded like a good idea to me. >> reporter: new study of more than 2,000 terminal cancer patients find those who chose to die at home, lived longer, then those who spent their final days a at a hospital. >> if you are in the comfort of everything that has been so important to you, up until
this time and maintaining that as best you can. there is a lot to be said for that. >> reporter: researchers suggest oncologists should not hesitate to refer terminal patients for home based care over concerns that they may get less medical treatment. cherylly says she's now enjoying her final days. >> i was able to eat my meals, keep up with the gossip. >> reporter: shirley is living her last days as she lived most of her life, on her terms. researchers say even though terminal patients getting palliative care at home were less likely to be given iv fluids and antibiotics, they lived longer then those who were in hospitals. i'm stephanie stahl for
save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. in iowa there is an eight five-year old man hoist a regular at karaoke, in fact he has performed at one lounge for 1,000 consecutive nights. and as tara mccarthey reports his story is inspiring everyone that gets to meet him. >> jamie's lounge, it isn't the first place you'd expect to find eight five-year old donald decam. but for his 1,000 night in a row donald orders a soda and waits. frank sinatra. >> whatever, whatever. >> when microphone is his donald becomes don juan serenading ladies he hand picks from the crowd. >> you would see girls sitting
by themselves, kind of like wall flowers, he would put them up on the chair and sing to them. >> reporter: hundreds of the girls night after night he gives each his signature hand made calling card, their memories that line his living room and a list to keep track of the names. >> they want to hang with me because that is where the party is, okay. >> reporter: many are like life licensing friend. >> this girl was number one for a while and now she's married. so i guess a thank you for going to her wedding. >> for don, the songs remine him of the one woman who instantly stole his heart a love story that started decades ago when don walk in the bar while stationed in france. >> she was right straight ahead looking my way and had the table by herself. so i went like this, and she nodded. >> reporter: a nod turned into a dance. the band started playing in the next room, i asked her to dance, the rest history. >> reporter: history that includes a honeymoon, three
sons and 60 years of marriage. >> she was never bored, let's put it this way. >> reporter: a story alzheimer's stole away. >> she started losing her ability to walk and then she could not talk and for over two and a half years there was no communication. i fed her every lunch and supper. >> reporter: she died in july. >> karaoke saved maine because at night i could forget all of it until the next day. i didn't come home here and sit and brew about it. it does no good. >> reporter: songs that led to new love stories like the sammy a's bar tend shore asked done ton to serenade the love of his life just were this. >> will you marry me. >> yes. >> the woman who lived across the hall from don. >> he just kept after me, you
should go out, you should not just sit there all night. >> reporter: he first convinced mary kay to come out and sing months ago. now the two are partners who say that these songs are part of their own love story. >> what a story. >> well, still to come this morning on "eyewitness news", one more night for villanova fans in houston, after one more victory brings the wildcats to their first championship game in more than 30 years. we will talk to some fans to see how hot they are. mother nature knocks wind out of the region bringing down trees and cutting off power, we have the numbers, justin. those storms brought in the cold air mass feeling more like late february today we will talk about when we will warm up and more rain chances when we return.
many resident woke up early by then are storm, roaring through the region last night. fierce wind caused this, road to topple in bensalem. crews are out there trying to clear the roadway. heading out the door you you want to be careful, take your time because you may encounter detours. the storm forcing many residents in the dark this morning, lets take a look at
the numbers and in pennsylvania, peco has 39,000 customers without power, with montgomery and chester counties reporting the bulk of them. in new jersey, ac electric has more than 4,000 customers without power, atlantic and cumberland counties are most affect there and pse&g tells us 500 residents are without power and if you are without power, you will want to contact your electric company to ensure that they know about the issue. you do not want to assume that they know bit. today is sunday april 3rd, good morning i'm rahel solomon. lets go out to just continue drabick on the cbs-3 sky deck. justin this morning when i was walking in the wind was crazy, stop signs blowing, it has been crazy. >> it is still like that out here. we have had gust was those storms up around 70 miles an hour in some spots. the it is not quite that high this morning but we still have gusts 40, 50, maybe 60 over next few hours. trash cans blowing all over the place on 16th street. that is what we will deal with this morning. we have some down trees and
wires, possible with these strong wind. look at the window with the sunshine and then you step outside it hits you hard. twenty-three in mount pocono. upper 30's along the shore atlantic city airport and philadelphia we are still dealing with wind chills down in the teens and 20's. the wind gusting near 50 miles per hour, still around wilmington, 43-mile an hour gustness reading, 41 in philadelphia that is story this morning as high win warning stays in effect until noon time today, and then highs struggle to get to the 40's. there is warm upcoming up a a few days this week. we will break it down in the seven day in a few minutes. back to you. >> justin, thank you. villanova is heading to the national title game against north caroline, tomorrow night. the wildcats beat oklahoma by a record 44-point, the largest margin of victory ever in the final four game. and,. >> i'm happy we had one of the games where we just made every
shot. we hit the shot clock shots. we just threw up and went in. >> unaudible. >> we were so dialed in on defense we didn't get a chance to lot at score until i got subbed out last time and realized that we were, if we keep it up, we have a chance to go to the championship. >> they are. north carolina also advancing to the championship game, to meetville 'nova monday night. tar heels beat syracuse 83- and the second theville know of game was over this was the scene, fans back here went wild for wildcats, hitting the streets in celebration of the big win, now police say only a handful of people got out offhanded, six people were arrested but mostly the celebration was joyful, everyone excited for
villanova's first title game in over 30 years. congratulations. as you drive-in to center city philadelphia the c ira center is showing its wildcats pride, all is swell with the big v in villanova colors beautiful blue and white. what a sight. villanova fans haven't even been to sleep yet the because they are so excited from last night's win. cherri gregg from our sister station kyw news radio 1060 found on fans out celebrating with breakfast at minelo's diner. >> reporter: good morning, rahel. the fans are beginning to wake up. i think they have partied hard and ahead to take a nap and now they are back here at the diner. i'm here with betsy and mike. betsy has been a life long, is she getting her breakfast with some toast, waffles, after all that celebrating, that major win yesterday and bet thecy has been a life long villanova fan, had to come to villanova country to celebrate. tell me explain what was going through your mind yesterday
did you think they were going to win and once you awe them getting it underway. >> yesterday was very exciting. we were going to a friend's house to watch the game with a lot ofville 'nova graduates. so i knew it would be exciting and as the game went on we were all looking at each other saying this is unbelievable. this is incredible, incredible, all of the shot that went in. they played remarkably. it was a very exciting night. >> now mike over here you are not necessarily the biggest villanova fan but villanova by proxy. >> i was a fan last night. >> reporter: did you think they were going to win, were you biting your nails, what was the group going to do. >> they were going crazy last night a lot of things going on. have been excited. a lot of fun. >> reporter: turf ask, betsy i know you don't want to jinks this but what do you think will happen begins north carolina and what will you be to go during that game. >> i think the same group will
get together, we will go back to the same house. we're a little superstitious and we will wear the same clothes and they will win. >> reporter: you heard that same clothes, same house, they will win. >> they're going to win. >> absolutely. >> reporter: lots of records. they, of course, this is first time in the past 31 years that villanova will go, oh, thank you, i got an invitation with mike and betsy. they are a ton have of fun. you are a ton of fun. this is first time in 31 years that villanova is going to the national championship, fingers crossed, right. >> absolutely. >> reporter: they will do it. i will say that and knock on some blood just to make sure, because we don't want too jinks this at all. live from wayne, cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> we need all of the good luck on our side we can get, thanks, cherri. social media is blowing up over nova's big win.
jordan spieth said nova verse 76ers? who do you got. best in philly. eagles took a dig at oklahoma star buddy hield who was shut down by villanova defense. bird tweeted is there only one buddy in this town. #fly eagles fly and of course that is former eagles head coach buddy ryan. stay with "eyewitness news" for complete coverage of the we will cats showdown with the tar heels in houston. stay up to dayton air and on line at cbs philly.com. happening today brussels airport is reopening for limited passenger service. reenforced security measures are in place. airport has been closed since the march 22nd suicide bombings that killed 16 victims at the airport and another 16 in the brussels subway. airport officials say it should be a around 20 percent capacity tomorrow but full services at the airport won't resume until end of june or beginning of the july. >> three, two, one...
runners in the boston marathon will have a special reading. the city unveiled banner with the words boston strong on the bridge in the final stretch of the race. those word, of course were rallying cry for city after the marathon bombings three years ago, the 120th boston marathon is april 18th. autism effects 07 million people world wide, yesterday many donned blue for world autism awareness day. that includes a young man in burlington, new jersey. "eyewitness news" reporter anita oh has a story of how he creates hope and healing through art. >> reporter: with focused eyes and a steady hand, renaldo byrd brings his dreams to life. >> i love to draw. >> reporter: it started as early as two years old his mother says when she realized this was no ordinary child. >> he was not speaking really and i noticed that he was
always drawing. one day i noticed he drew this bus that was almost like he was trying to make it three dimensional. then i said there is something very special here. he will be an artist. >> reporter: twenty-five years later their burlington home is filled wall to wall with his work. >> it is my passion. >> reporter: work he hopes to share at murals at schools across the globe with every brush stroke what renaldo envisions becomes reality. everything here is hand painted. let me take home this masterpiece. like colors into paper, renaldo hopes his art will inspire hope. it is especially in children who like himself fall on the autism spectrum. >> my passion is i hope students and this is my dream. >> reporter: dream to show the world our differences are very parts of our life that should be celebrated. >> be who you are. never give up, on something
that you do. >> i believe that all children have a gift. i really believe that in my hearts and just search for it, we will find it. >> in burlington a neat a oh for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". great artist indeed. still to come on "eyewitness news", how a holograms are not just in star wars anymore. see how one software giant is adding it to every day life. and from a galaxy far away, this spectacular view from the hubbell telescope, find out how nasa put this picture together. and wind of change, making april feel more like february, justin drabick's eyewitness weathe
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product but microsoft others can create other apps and then market it to the general public, i'm mary malone. take a look at this, what a beautiful view from so far away. now, nasa's hubbell telescope shot more than a half million stars, that dense star cluster in the center of the milky way galaxy. expanded 50 million light years that is 300 trillion miles, you're asking how nasa possibly could capture that distance? they did stitch together nine separate images to bring us this one. very cool. justin joining us. not nearry as beautiful out there as here. >> unless you like cold and wind. but we have that covered this morning for sure. first lets start off with the temperatures. big difference. yesterday we were waking up at this time 50's and 60's. now we're struggling to find 40 degrees in some spots a lot of lower 30's now showing up
from the backyard. the let's check it out. 33 degrees in eagleville at lou's house in philadelphia, phil checks in at the 34. mid 30's in chesterfield. levittown, buena vista township, margot coming in at 34 degrees and we're sitting at freezing in perkasie. john jenkins house. golden spot right now, being reported in robsona at 28 from lou. degree below freezing in chester county and nottingham. now we have battle of the win. check out this wind. i'm assuming thinks a gust, 51 y at james house. 30 miles an hour, in middletown, delaware, over 20 in willow grove. that is what we're dealing with this morning behind last night's arctic cold front and it did bring some powerful storms in the region. we have one shot from williamstown, new jersey, peter plantmeanti brings thus cloud to cloud lightening strike around 11:30. they dropped down hail, large trees and we have damage reports all across the region in parts of the south jersey and in delaware. the those wind gusts up to 70.
the lets go up to berks county where we have a snow shower breaking out. cool shot with those cloud moving off to the south and east. you can see sun peeking out. we're a few flurries a few minutes ago but fast moving flow in the upper atmosphere these snow showers are passing by quickly. 27 degrees with the northwest wind at 14. that cold air continues to move in. couple flurries, eastern berks county southernly high and northern bucks and montgomery not a threat at all to any accumulation but just a passing flurry or two this morning. wind will be coming down but throughout the morning we will gust to 40 to 50 miles an hour in the afternoon. gusts come down to near 30 in the early afternoon and then relax tonight. they will kick up again tomorrow, wind gusting to near 30 but southerly wind and warms us up but we are still talking about several cool downs in our forecast. first one obviously today, we're feeling it this morning. a average high 59. we will get there tomorrow. maybe a above that.
then we will drop again tuesday into wednesday. we will peak thursday. then drop again thursday and friday. or friday into sat the day. typical early spring pattern. the jet stream is on the move, very active. we have storm number one coming through last night bringing cold air today. we will see sunshine but that is not helping temperatures out. storm number two tomorrow, rain mainly in the afternoon. initiately we will get surge of warmer air and talking 60 a's. it doesn't last. the once this system passes another shot of cold air moves in the mid of the week and then we will see another storm moving in thursday. everything repeats itself every few days. a lot of sunshine today. included thickening up tonight. holds temperatures in the 30's and 40's. tomorrow morning the morning drive should be okay. maybe a few you sprinkles up toward lehigh valley. better chance for showers at times during the afternoon. the not raining all kay and then we will try out. today we will struggle tell get to the mid to upper 40's later this afternoon but feels like 20's and 30's but the
wind, tonight look at 11:00 o'clock we're in the 30's but by sunrise tomorrow we are in the mid to upper 40's with that quick surge of warmer air and highs reaching potentially lower 60's around philadelphia and appoints south and east. windy and chilly, tonight 38, partly cloudy, breezy and cold and then for today, upper 40's and opening day out in pittsburgh for pirates, they are hoping, and have some nasty conditions. up to 60 tomorrow with showers in the afternoon. cooler dryer again for tuesday and wednesday, more rain on the way, thursday into friday. do you love watching weather? you can be featured by becoming an eyewitness weather watcher, sign up at cbs philly.com/watchers. rahel, back to you. time right now 7:49. lets check on the roads and highways with ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic center, hi there ann. >> we are looking at 95 at walt whitman bridge, now wind are an issue driving along with debris on the area highway in the form of tree and tree branches and trash
cans and trash anything could fall on a highway, be aware as you you are driving. this is i-95 at walt whitman, i-95 is okay. if you are taking walt whitman into morristown on 38 westbound at 6:07 there is a fallen trees, passable with care. 295 southbound they have cleared a fallen tree bren 541 mount holly and mount holly willingboro, in cape may, delsea drive is still shout down between goshen road and beaver dam road due to a down tree and in charleston, chester county cold stream road is still shut down more lynn road and township line road due to down trees and wires. we will move the traffic cam here to 202 at allendale road n delays or problems here. no down trees to speak of just yet. at least we have not being reported. we will keep you posted. we will move traffic cam one more time to the mid county tolls at pennsylvania turnpike. heading to the poconos today in, delays on the northeast extension, and or the pa turnpike. that is the latest from the cbs-3 traffic center i'm ann
villanova will play north carolina monday night for national championship title after a monster win over oak a villanova had a 14-point half time lead and exploded halfway through second half. cats up by 18, phil booth with the three ball in the corner pocket. then chris jenkins hit another three, nova went on a 25 to nothing run to put the game out of reach. they walk back to the locker room not celebrate bug they were all about business, 95-51 the final. i caught up with guard phil booth after a huge win. >> it was just one of those days. josh, surprisingly, and hart, they do what they do, they score. so it was one of those days for us. we had to get stops on the other end. good day. >> i'm watching you coming off the court. you guys have like ice in your vein. you are not even celebrating, why. >> it is how we are. we are not done yet. we have to celebrate monday night. right now, it is strictly
business mine set for us. we are ready for next game. we're getting held i for next game. >> north carolina took care of syracuse, bryce johnson with 16 points and nine rebound, tar heels win this 183-66. yes, they play villanova on monday night. to hockey now the flyers, playing an important game taking on ottawa down at the center, still tied with detroit for that final playoff spot. to the game, jay voracek, wayne simmonds for his 27th goal of the season. the flyers within a one to nothing lead. later in the second sean couturier a able to knock in his 11th goal of the year to make it two to nothing flyers. in the third flyers up two-one. simmons with his second goal of the game, steve mason with 33 saves. they will win three-two. they will play pittsburgh today. the to the sixers taking on pacers at the center. brett brown's team looking for their tenth win of the season. game tied at 98. under four minutes left. cj miles hits the a three
pointer. he led pacers with 25 points to beat sixers, 115-102. and that is back here in houston, villanova with the chance to win it all monday night. reporting from houston leslie van arsdal, "eyewitness sports". are you ready for something new in the morning? starting tomorrow, wake up with the official team for morning people. brook thomas and jim donovan will be joined by katie faze linger, meisha johnson to start your day off right with just the right mix of information that you need, and story that will make you smile and feel great about living here. watch the new "eyewitness news" this morning starting tomorrow at 4:30. surprise, surprise, we will talk live with jim and brook ahead in the next hour on "eyewitness news", we will head over to jim's house to see what he is cooking up for breakfast. also ahead, scary moments when bricks come down on to a car, and trap a man inside. how a police officer may have gotten to the man just in the nick of time.
plus this. i didn't want presents. >> her friend didn't understand that at first but this ten year-old's self less act means a lot the to a delaware county cancer center, the birthday gift that she gave up and special inspiration behind the donation. bundle up, you will need that winter coat today, just how long these chilly temperatures will stick around coming up next.
this morning. this tree is through a west philadelphia home is just one example of what people are waking up to. coming up, clean autopsy head for homeowners and work crews after a nasty round of, weather overnight. brilliant performance by the wildcats. >> total come nation, villanova wildcats are heading to the national championship game for the first time in more than three decades. coming up, how they made final four history with the record win over oklahoma. go nova. >> and wild cat fans go wild on the campus of villanova and many fans waking up, very happy this morning. we will take you back out live to delaware county for more reaction, coming up. well to day is sunday april 3rd, good morning to you i'm's rahel solomon. while were you sleeping thunderstorms roared through the region leaving thousands of utility customers in the dark. in