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making news in america this morning -- epic blizzard. dillinging out and cleaning up. shutting down the government. closing schools and major cities and the travel nightmare, a ripple effect at airports from coast to coast. we're live with the latest. emergency landing. passengers and flight attendants hospitalized after severe to the plane. the new video coming in. super bowl set. peyton manning headed back to the big game after a nail-biter against tom brady. tickets already on sale. wait until you hear how much.
memorable moments. why everyone is swimming in the snow and the from licking panda that's going viral. hey good monday morning to you. millions of people are stilling digging out from the paralyzing storm dumping feet of snow in several states. >> some amazing new droeb video out of northern virginia, where about 30 inches of snow fell. there. >> the storm creating a travel nightmare, hundreds of flights are canceled today. nationwide as the major east coast airports slowly get back to normal. >> okay, it wasn't just the snow but also flooding, this is the jersey shore. chunks of ice floating down the streets. >> more than two dozens are blame on the weather. the snowfall in new york city missed setting a record by just a tenth of an inch. >> this morning, of course the
remove all that snow. the federal government and some mass transit lines are closed today. >> washington, d. can is still reeling and that's where we find lana zak outside in the elements. >> reporter: hi. in this storm, everybody has been working furiously to try to clear the streets. as you mentioned the federal government is still closed down today. the concern is on these streets as the snow has melted all of this has turned into black ice. this weekend storm was one for the record books. nearly two feet of snow in some areas of washington, d.c. -- it was the biggest storm ever in baltimore at 29.2 inches. and in new york central park, a new 24-hour record with 26.8 inches of snow. grinding to a halt all forms of travel -- well, almost all forms.
turnpike were marooned for up to 30 hours. creating a unique situation, sunday mass on the highway. and on the jersey shore, blocks of ice floated down flooded streets, the snow building continuously throughout the weekend. in virginia and up and down the coast, the weight of all that snow too much for area roofs. this morning, the east coast will be digging out. >> a record amount of snow must be removed and when i say remove, doesn't mean we push out of the streets. it has been lifted and taken away. >> reporter: and for many there's at least one more snow day. who was the big snow fall jackpot winner. 42 inches of snow over this weekend. all of the airports are going to
we're looking forward to them starting to clean up all these flights. remember, 14,000 flights were canceled this weekend. reen reena, t.j. >> live in washington. thank you so much. >> on behalf of t.j., we say welcome welcome. the official snow total in washington is only 17.8 inches. even though it seemed like a far more than that and it probably was. there were problems with the measuring device at the reagan national airport. an observer reported nearly 2 more information. >> what a difference a short drive makes. take a look at this map. 35 miles separating areas that received 2 feet and 6 inches. take a look at these numbers, shepardstown, west virginia, buried under 40.5 inches of snow. jfk airport in new york getting 30.5.
29.2. newark airport, 28.1. much more from the blizzard ahead. but first, moments of panic on an american airlines jet, that's what passengers are describing as a miami to milan flight was hit by severe turbulence over the atlantic. the aircraft was forced to make an emergencying land in newfoundland in canada. four passengers were taken to the hospital. they're all expected to be okay. a dealt that fight to atlanta was forced to make an emergency landing. passengers said they were heard a loud bang coming from one of the engines before onethe plane set down in taiwan. okay, we move next to politics. the iowa caucuses are exactly one week today. a new poll shows that donald trump has now surged ahead of ted cruz in iowa. fans keep flocking to his
on sunday donald trump was talking about 9/11. when a man wearing a turban raised a sign, saying trump hate. >> he wasn't wearing one of those hates, wasn't he? he never will. >> it appeared to reporters there that trump was referring to both the man's turban and to a different man, one of trump's make america great hat. and hillary clinton seems to have switched into higher gear, a fired-up clinton addressed large rallies in iowa saying she knows many in the crowd are still shopping for a candidate. although she's fallen behind in the latest poll, she's tend down her attacks on rival bernie sanders. focusing them instead on the republicans. >> you can't be shooting off
you need to be careful, thoughtful. be reliable in what you say. >> meanwhile her rival bernie sanders is playing to packed houses. last night the senator got hot. yeah, he took off his shirt. not only he took it off, he threw right into the arms of a teenaged fan there. now, former new york mayor michael bloomberg is weighing a third-party run. abc news has learned that he's concerned that donald trump, ted cruz or bernie sanders would be nominated and he would pinch himself as a problem solver. his decision will come after super tuesday. let's talk about sports. the super bowl matchup is set, it will be the carolina panthers versus the denver broncos. both teams had the best records in their conferences. the broncos had the best defense.
cam newton's first super bowl and veteran peyton manning's fourth. the oddsmaker give the edge to carolina. highlights of the games later on from espn. >> i couldn't believe one newspaper said, way to go, old man, peyton manning, because he's 39. >> he's the one of the oldest to ever make it to the super bowl. >> at 39. >> yes. straight ahead -- a fire overnight at the main iphone factory. those details just coming in. happening now -- an all-out search, three inmates accused of serious crimes. caught on camera, tumbling
more homes have been destroyed in natural gas explosions, following a powerful earthquake in southern alaska. no one was injured. 30 homes were also evacuated. look at this, 7.1 quake struck early sunday morning and some of the shaking was caught on camera. the strongest quake to hit the region since 1964. overseas now, isis has released a new video praising the november paris attacks. much of the video so graphic we can't show, it's titled kill them wherever you find them. it shows the attackers in syria and iraq before the attacks. breaking news overnight, a fire at the main iphone factory in china.
ventilation at one of the roofs. this morning, they said there was no impact on production. no word if that caused the fire overnight the average natural gas price is now well below $2 a gallon. survey says prices have gone down to 1.91, the lowest it's been in seven years. when we come back -- a letter from jail. steven avery that man featured in making a murderer commenting on the popular netflix series for the very first time. and perfect picture, two paddle borders and their close encounter. jane didn't like restrictions. not in life. and not when it came to watching her calories. why settle on taste? jane thought.
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in the upper midwest. roads likely to be wet? the midwest. >> if you're flying today, delays are likeliest in minneapolis and chicago. an intense is under way after three dangerous inmates escaped from jail. >> the orange county sheriff department said they managed to get tools and cut through steel bars, they got to the roof and rappeled down. one mom appealed to her son to turn himself in. >> i want my son back, please. >> the sheriff's office says all three men are considered dangerous. the award for their and church has grown to $50,000. an update at the man at the
making a murderer. steven avery claims his confession was coerced. he sent a ramble league this-page letter to a fox affiliate in milwaukee saying he's innocent and that the real killer is still out there. >> it's a wipeout and a miraculous finish. take a look and listen at this skier and her drop down the slope, that's in alaska. tumbling out of control as the camera rolls until finally a huge sigh of relief. >> i'm okay. i'm okay. >> and she was okay. amazingly only slightly injured, two fingers, as a result of that. man, some heart-stopping moments indeed. >> oh, my gosh. so hard to watch. glad she's okay. time now for sports, super bowl 50 is set. the cheapest ticket right now, can you believe it, $4,000. >> insane. we get some highlights, though, from championship sunday from the fellows at espn.
he's john and i'm john. >> i'm 50. he's about to be 50. you know what that means, the super bowl, you and i are always the same age. >> it's quite easy. guess who's going to the super bowl. one of these two fell leas. you know by him. it's probably him, peyton manning against tom brady. the patriots need eight points. there's six. brady to gronkowski. by rule you can go for two to tie the game. brady -- no. then the pats tried an onside kick. that didn't work. hopes for a hail mary shot, in the end it's peyton manning going to the super bowl representing the denver broncos. who will they play, john? >> the nfc game between the cardinals/panthers. there's cam newton. late first quarter, panthers up 10-0. newton to corey brown.
well, that fella just fell down, off he goes. 17-0, panthers. and then, cam. he had a little short, tiny one for a touchdown and then he had a longer one. >> won't do that in the big game. >> 49-15, it's a rout. panthers win it. newton, two touchdown passes and two touchdown runs. so, it will be the broncos/panthers, february 7th super bowl 50. >> near san francisco in santa clara. >> we'll be there. he'll be there. >> i'll be here, that's okay. new one at 9:00 a.m. stay and watch that. watching peyton manning's postgame news conference on tv. they may have been a little bit confused. >> the veteran quarterback, check out that little guy there, he stopped in mid sentence to talk to his son, 4-year-old manning was standing right
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group of nuns spending sunday sledding in new york city. >> a police officer having some fun as well. there you go, the police officer blasting the frozen soundtrack while making the rounds. >> it kind of looked like a scene out of "frozen." in west virginia, the university swim team making sure they get their practice in. not bad, guys. >> what were they thinking? it's freeze zblg they ran inside quickly. look at these guys. >> a maryland man is challenging washington's biggest celebrity -- >> not barack obama, but tian tian at the national zoo. this is over the weekend. nearly breaking twitter. >> he took out his panda suit
and he did his best tian tian impression. perez has had his suit for about six years, we have no idea why. once the snow is cleared up, he hopes to meet his panda meet in person. >> i want to know who wore it best? >> i think perez did. next to an unbelievable photo-op or a photo bomb, either way, there you see, a huge hello from this breeching humpback whale. >> off the western coast of maui. man, pretty close up. a video went viral for all of the right reasons. it spurred a second act. bobby white responded to a complaint of kids making too much noise. he played hoops with them while also asking them to consider the neighbors.
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the upper midwest. okay the blizzards was a nightmare for drivers and tens of thousands of drivers were stranded on highways including about 500 vehicles on the pennsylvania turnpike. >> and one was about a bus load of high school students. abc's eva pilgrim has that story. that endless gridlock in some cases for 30 hours, finally free. >> this is horrible, we've been stuck in the truck for 13 1/2 hours. >> reporter: 7:30 friday night, this church bus, packed with 37 students and 10 chaperones, gets stuck on the pennsylvania turnpike, the blizzard intensifying. >> it was bitter cold. it was in the teens, if not colder. >> reporter: early the next morning, still stuck, the students turn into good samaritans, helping out other drivers. >> we gave them food. and some of them sat on the bus with us. >> reporter: freedom. but ten miles behind them, another school group is still barricaded in the snow. it takes them 11 more hours to
blizzard gridlock. that group holding mass to lift the spirits of the marooned travelers. >> reporter: the last group of stuck cars, finally able to get moving this morning. and tonight, everyone is on the road home. >> we were all in good spirits. and we all had fun together. we all glad we had each other. >> reporter: while the roads may be clearing, the concern now turns to black ice, with melted snow could freeze again. >> and with that not much open in the nation's capital this weekend, it was time to get some sledding in. >> yes, they did. the steps of the lincoln memorial had enough snow on them to make a wonderful slope. >> it looks like a lot of fun. for the first time they allowed