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>> a live look at the accutrack radar. it will feel colder today. >> good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> i'm michelle charlesworth in for lori stokes. thanks for being with us. it's tuesday, january 5th. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and bill evans with the exclusive forecast. >> here is the 6:00 a.m. temperature. it will be a cold one today. we are looking at what is 11 degrees to start your day in the five boroughs. six hopatcong, 11 teaneck. 8 white plains. one monticello. 13 long island. 10 bridgeport. let's just give you the real deal feel out there. three below in the park. one below laguardia. six below j.f.k. 14 below monticello.
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christmas eve it was 72 and we were wearing shorts. the wind will die down later on and it will feel better. i will give you an idea when the first snow may happen and when it will warm up. >> then i will became depressed. let's go to a camera. traveling on to the belt parkway, the van wyck, look at this mess out there. it looks like all lanes are temporarily closed down. we head to the maps and i will explain. the van wyck northbound at the belt parkway, that is an accident forecast cleared away. we have -- being cleared away. b.q.e. j trains signal problems at 121st street. 5 trains signal problems at dyre avenue. long island railroad, new jersey transit, metro north on or close to schedule. traveling on to the new york state thruway south by exit 15- a an accident there. the accident has been cleared away. the tappan zee 45 miles per hour and that is because of the wind. we have alternate side of the
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today. michelle an ken, over to you. >> thank you, heather. it is an accuweather alert day due to the dangerously cold conditions. >> a shock to the system because of the record high temperatures the last couple of weeks. christmas eve a record high of 72 degrees. above freezing. that doesn't factor in the windchill. eyewitness news reporter kristin thorne is live out there in it. in time's square even at hours of the morning that you think it's early, why would anyone be out we see a lot of people in time's square. this morning it was desolate. at 6:00 a.m., people are up, starting to go about their business even though it's so cold, life doesn't stop. people have things to do like work in the cold. this is video we got of con ed workers in morning working away. we know they like to do the work in the middle of the night
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it's cold in the middle of the night. temperatures this morning, when i left long island, 12 degrees. it feels like it's in the single digits. most people have everything wrapped up. you can you can see in some people is their eyes as they walk around the streets now of new york city. we did talk to people who are used to the cold say it's cold. >> i am very cold. feels like zero honestly. >> where is your scarf, hat. >> i don't have any. i wasn't prepared for this weather change. >> reporter: feels like new year's eve out here in time's square this morning. the confetti is going around. as you can see i'm under the weather. not a good time to be out here. i will throw it back to you. >> thank you, kristin.
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the bitter cold has us in its grip. governor's executive order requires all municipality in new york state to get the homeless in to shelters whether they want to go or not once the temperature drops below freezing. some officials are questioning the governor's constitutional power to impose such an order. remember you can get all the information you need by down loading our free accutrack weather alert app. go to the itunes or google play store and search abc7ny or accutrack. firefighters fight bitter cold in putnam county around 1:30 this morning. firefighters worked against slippery conditions as the water on the ground froze. nobody was hurt. no dogs inside at the time. president obama will issue an executive order to require background checks for gun sales even if they are bought online
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this is the latest effort to reduce gun violence. it exempts most collectors and gun hobbyists paul ryan says the president is subverting the legislative branch. fellow democrats are standing by the president. >> these are common sense measures that are supported by the vast majority of the american people and the politics is very plain. eventually america will be heard. >> on the presidential campaign trail, republicans are presented tito challenge the president in court. >> it's not constitutional. i am confident the courts will reject his attempts to do that and if they don't reject them, i'm sure that ultimately the next president will make sure that he ab brow gates those could have been sphooshnal acts. >> the president will ask congress for funding for mental health programs.
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check work they will hire 230 new examiners and other staff. the existing program receives 22 million background requests a year. we will carry the an knownment live on channel 7 and abc7ny. abc news coverage begins about 11:40 this morning. police are looking for two men linked to a string of burglaries happening in queens. in each case the men pick the apartment door's lock. the first theft was in the start of october and they are up to nine break-ins. the men got away with cameras, jewelry and cash. one man is said to be in his 50s and the other in his 40ings. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic beginning with bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> it's cold outside. accuweather alert day. we have cold temperatures and
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looking from astoria down the east river this morning, our camera in brooklyn, looking to wall street, south street seaboard, 11 degrees the temperature. skies are clear. we are getting into the center of this high-pressure ridge. high pressure works like a mountain. once you get to the ridge or the center of the mountains, the winds calm down. we have a little wind left today. this arctic high slides across. 18 by 10:00. 28 this afternoon. 30 the temperature later on. 38 the normal high. windchills will be in the single digits to start the day. after school 29. this morning is no picnic. after school it's cold. dress warmly. weather and traffic every seven minutes. how cold is it, heather? >> how cold is it? so cold that a snake could freeze on your windshield.
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out my facebook page. this is the southern state parkway, an accident in the process of being cleared away. another look here. this is the van wyck expressway where weave another accident being -- we have another accident being cleared. this is the van wyck north at the belt parkway. j and z trains signal problems at 121st street. long island railroad broken rail port jefferson branch and ronkonkoma branches are affected. new jersey transit, metro north on or close to schedule. l.i.e. ramp west to the b.q.e. southwest an accident. all lanes are closed as a result. l trains switching problems at broadway junction. 5 trains signal problems at dyre. on the new york state thruway, that accident cleared at 15-a. tappan zee speeds are reduced because of the wind. we have street cleaning rules in effect today.
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>> all right, heather. still ahead on "eyewitness news this morning," a heart-breaking discovery in oklahoma. the body of a missing country singer has been discovered days after his disappearance. our cosmetics line was a hit. the orders were rushing in. i could feel our deadlines racing towards us. we didn't need a loan. we needed short-term funding fast. building 18 homes in 4 months? that was a leap. but i knew i could rely on american express to help me buy those building materials. amex helped me buy the inventory i needed. our amex helped us fill the orders. just like that. another step on the journey. will you be ready when growth presents itself?
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we are learning details on the death of craig strickland. his body was found more than one week after he disappeared during what was a duck hunt in oklahoma. his wife posted on instagram saying he was killed after his boat capsized in the middle of a powerful winter storm. he found his way out of the water but died of hypothermia. his friend was also killed. the white police officer accused of shooting and killing an unarmed black driver in south carolina has been released on bond. michael slager will remain under house arrest until his trial begins in the fall. yesterday a judge approved half a million dollars bail. he was captured on cell phone video shooting walter scott eight times during a traffic stop. he will have to remain at an undisclosed location in south carolina and have no contact
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the armed group occupying a federal building at an oregon wildlife refuge wants an investigation into its claims that the federal government intimidated local ranchers. the father and son were convicted of setting fire to land. federal officials do not appear to be making any moves to reclaim the land. happening today, tom coughlin is expected to speak for the first time since stepping down as the giants head coach. he leaves own a down note. the team missed the play-offs for the fourth straight year. the first eight years included five postseason appearances, two super bowl titles and the respect of his players. >> he has done a great job. he has not failed.
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failed him. >> i love coach coughlin. he will always be my coach. >> coughlin was an nfl head coach for 20 years. he spent the first eight in jacksonville. time for a check on the forecast. >> meteorologist bill evans has left the warm comfort of our studio to tell us what it's like outside on the upper west side. >> cold, windy. >> oh, boy. >> i'm freezing. there was a guy that went jogging by here in jogging shorts. >> >> come on. >> you are crazy. i asked what is up with that? he said it's good for circulation. doesn't that cut off circulation. >> thank you. >> good morning, everybody. dress warmly. keep your chin up. one it was 72 christmas eve.
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humidity that is really dry. arctic air on top of us. a cold northwest wind gusting to 41. the coldest since march 6th of last year. the wind makes it feel midevil out here this morning. the wind 10, 15 miles per hour. feels like 3 below, 6 below, zero up to the bronx. cold day. you can get frostbite in a half hour. dress with your gear. you need that. cover up everything you got. high pressure slides across. the wind dies down. this afternoon temperatures to about 30 and, so, that will feel better later on because the winds die down. tomorrow we will be near 40. we have one day of this stuff out here. the wind is out of the north. after school we are looking at about 30 degrees. it's cold. then when is a good shot at snow? a head's up? maybe next week.
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again. 30 today, the wind will die down. this morning zero to ten. clear and cold, 23. plenty of sunshine tomorrow. not as cold. high around 40. the accuweather seven-day forecast, 45 on thursday. 47 friday and friday night rain coming in. looks like a rainy weekend with temperatures near 50 around then we will get cold next week and a shot of snow. >> awesome. >> sounds cold. >> i like the purple liner in that dapper coat. >> it has heaters in it. >> get back in here. >> i turned it up to add gravy. >> let's go to heather. mass transit, we have a broken rail near westbury. long island dealing with delays
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new jersey transit, metro north doing fine. accident van wyck north at the belt parkway. southern state parkway at eagle avenue an accident in this spot. j and z signal problems at 121st street. switching problems at broadway junction have been cleared away. 5 trains we have signal problems at dyre avenue. on to the l.i.e. westbound side at queens boulevard, that accident has been cleared away. inbound lincoln heavy delay. street cleaning rules are in effect today. michelle an ken, over to you. >> heather, thank you. general motors making a huge investment in lyft. >> in techbytes, general motors teaming up to lyft.
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they hope to develop a fleet of self driving cars that could be hailed using a smartphone. >> gm will show off cutting edge displays in las vegas. >> including an 18-inch display that can be rolled up like a newspaper. and a 55-inch double sided display that plays two separate videos at the same time. >> samsung released photos of the smart fridge. the family refrigerator features a 21-inch 18-inch display to look up recipes or order take out from the fridge. >> cameras inside show what is there instead of opening the door. >> those are techbytes. >> what happens if the bridge is on the other side of the room from the stove. still ahead, how asian markets performed overnight following the stock sell off that rattled wall street.
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on the money, stock futures are pointing to another sell off at the opening bell. the dow starts down 276 points at 17,148. the nasdaq and s&p 500 dropped 2% monday. asian stock markets were mixed overnight. china plunged nearly 7%. the shanghai closed 8 points. nikkei and hong kong hang seng index closed down less than 1%. well, the chinese are sorting out the effects of the first ever use of a circuit breaker rule to malt trading when the stock market plunged. the justice department is suing volkswagen. they say they installed inlegally devices to cheat on emissions tests. >> starbucks will debut the
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it has two ingredients, expresso and milk. starbucks says it's basically an upside down latte. they are slowly poured into steamed whole milk. look how cool that looks. >> ken rosato, are you going to get one? >> maybe. you are never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic and bill evans. >> maybe. >> you can see the camera bouncing around down the jersey shore. from our camera at asbury park, it's cold. the water temperature is about 47 degrees. thinking about going to the beach? a morning where temperatures are in the single digits to low teens like 10, 11, 15 across long island. 11 to 12 around the five boroughs. the windchills feel like five below jamaica queens and st. albans.
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minus 4 to the urban areas of new jersey. taking the ferry, get in, sit down, hunker down. winds are north at 25 miles per hour. weather then heather every seven minutes. >> you had a snake on the windshield. >> samuel l. jackson was on "live with kelly and michael." he totally missed this whole thing. i don't know if it's there. i didn't drive it to work. >> i would have sold that car. let's go to our subway status and talk about what is going on. 5 trains signal problems at dyre avenue. j and z signal problems at 121st. this accident cleared at eagle avenue. accident van wyck north at the
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long island railway broken rail causing delays. street cleaning rules are in effect. ken, over to you. hamilton is moving the outdoor ticket lottery online. the popular impromptu cast performances will take a winter break. they will offer 21 front row tickets at the price of 10 bucks because it's the currency that displays the face of alexander hamilton. they decided the lines were getting dangerous. 2016 will be a big year for shakespeare fans around the united states as the most famous works hit the road. it will tour all 50 states in the coming year including a month at the new york historical society around here in these parts as well as new
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the exhibit includes digital and interactive material on shakespeare. still ahead this morning, an accuweather alert day because of the dangerous temperatures out there. we are live with a new rule in effect concerning the homeless population. wow. the internet is crazy fast here. i know, right? it's so nice to have everyone over. hi hey. mmm. i just laid an egg. does anybody want it? joey, you want some gasoline? yes, please. mom, guess what? i married a clown and we're having tiny little clown babies. mhm. i just bought a hammer. with internet fast enough for everyone, your guests might get a bit carried away.
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an accuweather alert in effect with dangerously cold temperatures greeting us. >> when you factor in the windchills it feels worse. bundle up. we are dealing with the coldest air of the season so far. >> good morning, i'm ken rosato. >> i'm michelle charlesworth in for lori stokes. thanks for being with us. >> i feel like wearing a blanket even though it's warm in here. >> we are looking at temperatures that dropped another degree. we are down to 11 this hour. tack on the wind which is just not fair. it makes it colder.
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1 in monticello. this is the air temperature. here is the real feel deal out there. zero in the bx. 3 below zero in the park. get out there and warm up the car. taking mass transit, getting to the subway, bus stop -- it's mean at the bus stop. eliminate that time. today it's the coldest because of the wind. this afternoon a little better because the wind will die down, 30 degrees. tomorrow up to 40. warmer to end the week. we will talk about that next. heather is looking at the commute. how is that having an effect on things. >> let's go to the maps. we have a broken rail in westbury. delays on the port jefferson and ronkonkoma branches. new jersey transit, metro north on or close. george washington bridge upper level a stalled truck under the apartments. inbound about 10 minutes.
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holland tunnel a 5 minute delay inbound. an accident on the van wyck north of the belt parkway. that accident was cleared away. southern state going west at eagle avenue another accident has been cleared. you can see that we have a pretty heavy delay as you make your way into that j and z trains signal problems at 121st street. you are suspended between crescent and jamaica center. l street signal problems at broadway junction. signal problems on the 5 trains at dyre avenue. a traffic camera, george washington bridge as you come inbound, slow on the upper level. could be rubber necking delays with the stalled truck on the outbound side under the apartments. >> heather, thank you. we continue with the accuweather alert in effect. across the tri-state, the coldest air comes as governor cuomo's new plan takes effect designed to protect the homeless.
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>> reporter: every night 3 to 4,000 homeless people are on the streets in new york city and on a cold blue like today they are out making the trying to get the folks in to a shelter. there are some that just won't go. under governor cuomo's executive order they would have to go. agencies and social service advocates are to round up the homeless and provide them with a shelter when the temperature drops below 32 degrees. governor cuomo says it's the compassionate and right thing to do under the circumstances. some legal advocates say if a person is of sound mind and no imminent danger, she shouldn't be forced to do anything against their will. the mayor says it reiterates what the city has been doing for many years. >> it reiterates what is in the law and the power we already
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streets and we use that power. let's be clear. if any nypd officer thinks someone is in danger, they have the right to thing them in. >> reporter: in a "new york times" interview governor cuomo responded to the mayor's point that the executive order isn't new. the governor said here is the dirty secret. if everyone is doing everything well, why is the homeless population increasing and why is it worse than it has been in years. the governor went on to say something has to be causing it. that's the question that needs to be addressed. there are some that maintain that the executive order from the governor is a slick way of trying to force homeless people off the street. others say he is trying to do the right thing under the circumstances and give them a warm place to live. a cold day today. folks from the city are out here trying to do what they can to make sure that the homeless
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if they stay outside, to make sure that they are accommodated. dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you so much. the bitter cold is tough for anybody outside, especially people that have to work in these conditions. con ed workers bundled up overnight in manhattan. if the warm temperatures the last few weeks made is forget what the winter is like, you need to remember your gloves, scarf and hats. even people used to the cold were taken by surprise at the sudden drop in temperatures. >> i'm accustomed to this weather. i go to school upstate. it's still cold. >> we saw a crowded time's square for new year's economy, it's nearly empty as people rush to get in from the cold. track weather on the go with the free accutrack alert app. go to the itunes or google play store and search abc7ny or accutrack.
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firefighters are hurt battling a house fire in freezing temperatures in suffolk county on virgil drive last night. one of the firefighters had to be rescued after falling into a staircase. both suffered minor injuries. a teenager is a waiting arraignment in the murder of her mother and her boyfriend. the bodies of destiny garcia's mother and boyfriend were discovered sunday at an apartment in the sheepshead bay section a week after they were stabbed and shot. investigators say garcia, 15 years old, confessed claiming her mother physically abused her but there are diversions the 15-year-old has given saying she acted in self- defense. she is being charged as an adult. police in orange county are searching for suspects in the murder of a volunteer firefighter at a crowded party. the silver lake fire department
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for information in the murder of justice spates. he was stabbed to death trying to break up a fight at a new year's eve party in pine bush. up to 100 people were at the party. >> we know someone out there knows, saw, heard or has information regarding this case and we need you to come forward. >> police are asking anyone to come forward if they perhaps have photos or video from the party where spates was killed. several people are hurt after an out of control van slams into a building that ended up inside the storage post in mott haven. it happened around 9:00 last night. eight people were taken to the hospital. they are expected to be okay. investigators say it looks like the driver of the van was involved in a crash with another vehicle before it hit the building. you are never more than
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and traffic beginning with bill evans and the accuweather forecast. >> booya it's cold. take a look at the camera in fort lee, new jersey across the george washington bridge into the beautiful sunrise. an absolute gorgeous sunrise. a look down the beach in asbury park, looking good. we are looking at cold winds down the beach out of the north. a lot of sun today. we are looking at the wind dying down later today for the evening commute. 12 degrees at 8:00. 26 noontime. close to 30 this afternoon. at least the wind dies down a bit. we turn the corner tomorrow and get back to 40 then the upper 40s by the end of the week. we will talk about that in a moment. at the bus stop dress warmly like the huckleberries because it's cold out there. you notice the kids never get
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>> we just stand there. we should be waiting inside until the bus shows up. >> they don't feel a thing. >> we are tough. let's go to a map and show you what is going on. tough ride if you normally take the trains, port jefferson, ronkonkoma branch, broken rail near westbury. new jersey transit, metro north okay. checking out the j and z trains signal problems 121st street. a and d at 125th. j at van siclen avenue and 35 trains at dyre avenue. george washington bridge upper level outbound a stalled truck under the apartments. let's go to a traffic camera, show you the george washington bridge as you come inbound, left to right you can see the upper level is slow. that could be rubbernecking delays because of the stalled truck. lower level picking up volume. street cleaning rules are in effect today. michelle and ken, over to you. >> all right, heather.
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welcome back. we have new details in the murder of a fast-food restaurant manager in the bronx. we first brought you this story yesterday as breaking news during "eyewitness news this morning." take a look at this new surveillance video of the man suspected in the stabbing death of adam garcia. he was attacked outside the mcdonald's in kingsbridge early yesterday morning. detectives say the suspect who may be homeless followed garcia in the parking lot after a dispute. he was the father of a young child. a deadly crash is proving to be a double tragedy for a new jersey family. the 13-year-old daughter died in the wreck. adding to the pain, the driver
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cops say he may have been distracted by his cell phone then ran a red light into a minivan on route 1. the driver may have been lost and focused on his phone's gps as he approached the traffic light. his sister was in the back seat with no seat belt. she was killed. eight people in all were injured and three are in critical condition. >> this lapse in judgment his younger sister is killed. that is a tragedy. nothing that indicates anything other than that. the driver has not been charged with a crime. fellow officers will hold a vigil for joseph lemm killed during his air national guard duty in afghanistan. his funeral was held last wednesday at st. patrick's cathedral with thousands on hand. his parents were there for that
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when they headed home to iowa, they received a hero's welcome. >> it's such an honor for people to come for his respect. >> shirley bel emm said -- lemm said his wife and children are struggling through the loss. a former long island police officer accused of hate crimes against hispanic drivers, scott green, a 25 year veteran is accused of stealing cash from six hispanic drivers and facing a separate trial on a 66 count indictment alleging hate crimes against 26 other hispanics. "good morning america" is coming up next. it is rye probably colder down there with the winds. >> it is. coming up on gma, the race for the white house. the clintons fighting back as donald trump goes after bill targeting the way he has
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claiming the topic is fair game. all the latest coming up. >> new details on ethan life on the run. the texas teen in a mexico detention center after fleeing to mexico. couch enjoyed strip clubs and booze as his mother paid the tab. what happens next for this 18- year-old? gma's hidden world. one of the most beautiful places in the world. what it has to be with "star wars." the big reveal. where amy is, it's colder. only on gma. >> very nice. we will check it out. thanks. time for a check on the forecast. >> a balmy 111 degrees on the you were -- 11 degrees on the west side. >> i broke out in a sweat. beautiful sunrise. it looks pretty.
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buildings. the boilers are cranking out the heat. north wind at 24. look at the pressure. yesterday it was 36. today about 30. normal high is 38. we will be above that tomorrow. the core of the cold is this morning. then we turn the corner tomorrow into warmer weather. rain coming up this weekend. 13, 14, 15 degrees. single digits around monticello and down to toms river, new jersey. take on the winds, gusts to 32 and it feels so cold out with the windchills below zero. three below
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14 below to monticello. zero poughkeepsie, kingston. eventually the wind slows down as high pressure slides eastward. temperatures are in the teens. good morning. by the afternoon, upper 20s. then overnight back into the teens and 20s. tomorrow we will see the temperature up to 40. that will feel better because the wind will shift mostly to a south-southeast wind. after school, it's cold. you have outdoor hockey practice, dress warmly. a next week back to cold then low up the coast. today the wind dies down. windchills are zero to ten. 30 this afternoon, the wind dies down. tonight skies are clear, cold. wind is gone. 23. tomorrow nice day.
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time of the year. accuweather seven-day forecast, temperatures in the 20s tomorrow morning. 40, 42. 45 thursday. 47 friday and rain could come in friday night into saturday. the temperatures will be in the upper 40s. this morning dress warmly. if you want coffee, nobody wants to stand in line, so, hey, the coffee line is waiting for you. >> frigid ez payings. >> you won't have trouble getting coffee. you may have to bite a chip out of it but notice problem in line. >> come inside and get warm. heather o'rourke has the commute. >> long island railroad, 20- minute delays because of a broken rail in westbury. this is affecting the port jefferson branch. j and z trains signal problems
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a and d problems at 125th. j trains at van siclen and 5 at dire avenue. the grand central parkway heading westbound at union turnpike an accident. george washington bridge upper level outbound stalled truck under the apartments. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. michelle, over to you. >> thank you, so much, heather. new video showing an erupting volcano in indonesia. people have been ordered to clear out. a three mile safety zone is in effect. a dense plumb of smoke is shooting a mile high and lava is flowing down. volcanic activity has been a greater threat. out of 127 volcanos, 20 are on alert status. >> frightening moments outside an apartment building. how a tractor trailer ended up next to somebody's window. >> a special delivery.
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welcome back. how would you like to look and see that. this is from troutdale. so nice in troutdale this time of year. that is a jackknifed tractor trailer.
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the bitter cold has us in its grip. >> dray clark is live on the upper west side. >> reporter: the new pole or executive order is about the governor says, protecting and helping the homeless. 3 to 4,000 homeless sleep on the streets every night here. the department of homeless services are out here trying to round up as many as possible. the order requires that state agencies and social service advocates round up the homeless and provide them shelter when the temperature goes below 32 degrees. some legal advocates for the homeless say if a person is of
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danger, they should not be forced to do anything against their will. the mayor is reiterating what the city has been doing for years. dray clark, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> thank you, dray. new video in to eyewitness news room shows a violent robbery in brooklyn. surveillance video shows two men attacking a 45-year-old woman on bleecker street december 27th after 7:00 at night. police say the men threw the victim to the ground and took off with her bag that had $600 in it. how are the roads? >> mass transit is the big issue. a lot has to do with signal problems. this problem, long island railroad is a broken rail in westbury,ing 20-minute delays.
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doing okay. messy as far as the signal problems. >> when it's cold out you can find a snake on your windshield. >> you can. i had one there. >> look at her facebook page. >> rain x is coming out with a new product snake off. it's 11 degrees. windchills are below zero or in the single digits above zero. 11 below in monticello. one below long island, three below coastal connecticut. close to 30 with the wind doing down this afternoon. we bounce back tomorrow. dress warmly. the have a great day. >> thank you, butted di. >> thank you, bill. that's it for us. i'm michelle charlesworth in for lori stokes. >> i'm ken rosato. more local news, traffic and weather in 25 minutes. in the meantime, "good morning america" is up next.
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