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cancellations and school closings. >> up to 850 so far. have a good day. good morning. last blast. a massive storm bears down on nearly half the country. snow rain ice, sending cars skidding off the road forcing schools to close. and yes, big delays at airports today. breaking overnight, the u.s. ambassador to south korea attacked by a man with a knife. >> i need an ambulance fast. get me to the hospital. >> this morning, he is recovering from emergency surgery, his attacker in custody, but how did he get that close? release them. hillary clinton calls for her e-mails as secretary of state to be made public. is it enough to quiet the storm? and stranded. the woman trapped on an island in maine, iced in for more than
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a month and counting. today, thursday march 5, 2015. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefe and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. memo to win thor this better be it. >> yeah a lot of people are over. this you know there's some operate spots. a call at my house this morning no school. my kids are happy. >> mine too. >> look at the prettier images of a storm like this. earlier this morning, evan lysacek out rehearsing on the rock center rink snowing more since then his performance will be beautiful when he joins us a little later. >> high degree of difficulty on that one, too. the storm our top story this morning. if this is in fact winter's final pig one, not going down without a fight. tens of millions impacted today,
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states of emergency declared. our weather team has it covered. start with dylan dreyer in boston. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. the snow has returned here in boston. but yesterday, we hit 40 degrees for the first time in 44 days. in other parts of the country, it was anything but spring-like, from texas, where dallas hit their record daily snowfall yesterday with just under for you with inches of snow it stretched all the way up into new england. and we do have states of emergency in alabama, in mississippi, also up into west virginia and new jersey where the snow is very heavy. it went from rain to ice to snow. so that's what's making the roads extremely dangerous. now, it is going to slowly spread east through the day today, making a mess of washington, d.c. area, where busch offices are closed today and congress is closed today pause of the snow they are expecting. it is certainly, hopefully the last final blow pause next week it looks like we are going to get into a pattern change and start to see some warmer temperatures. but al especially pack through
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the midwest and the northeast, we could be talking about another chance to break some record low temperatures before that warmup happens. absolutely dylan. thanks so much. again, two inches they just need two inches to break that record. now, again, the midwest has been hit very hard by this. take a look at this video and why you should not be driving fast along the -- i mean this is -- this guy comes off the interstate near st. louis just so fast and, boy, what a mess. i mean major damage luckily, nobody was injured really in this crash. let's show you what else is going on. this is the latest. the blue line that's the area of 32 degrees. this is our top of the rock came you can't see anything. i-95 philadelphia more heavy snow coming down. we have got winter storm warnings advisories freezing rain advisories stretching from texas all the way into new england this morning. at 8 a.m. jackson, mississippi, winter weather advisories ice amounts of a quarter inch sleet a half inch. as we move into the afternoon hours, late morning, the snow
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really starts getting heavy in washington philly new york city snow falling at up about to two inches per hour likely four to seven inches. it continues into the afternoon hours with winter storm warnings. look at the snowfall amounts. generally, about anywhere from three to six inches but from long island into new jersey, about six to nine inches. and this is going to be a pig problem later this morning into the afternoon hours, up to a half an inch of ice down through the southeast. that's where we can see power lines going down roads a mess. 2500 flights have been canceled already. those numbers will go up. you as dylan mentioned, we do see a light at the end of the tunnel. good news it is not a train. [ laughter ] >> coming in the wrong direction. >> al thank you. meantime the u.s. made to south korea recovering from a vicious attack. chilling photos show mark lippert bleeding from his head and wrist just moments after he was slashed by a knife-wielding man. nbc's keir simmons has the latest on this. keir good morning to you.
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>> reported mornin ambassador lippert underwent two and a half hours of surgery this morning, has 80 stitches. doctors say he will spend at least three days hospitalized. he was extraordinarily cool in the moments after the attack moments captured on video and these are, matt shocking pictures of what happened to such a senior american diplomat. panic. >> pleading here. pleading here. >> reporter: just minutes after suffering a four-inch slash to his face. >> i need an ambulance fast. get me to the hospital. >> reporter: ambassador lippert, a second cut to his arm, is bundled into a car. moments earlier, the ambassador who served with the fwhaf very s.e.a.l.s, calmly walks from the room where his alleged assail let was wrestled to the ground. mark lippert's place setting still splat weird blood, people attending a breakfast lecture. later, the u.s. ambassador to south korea was helped from an ambulance, bandaged and wearing
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hospital clothes. i'm okay he says. doctors say he is suffering some paralysis of the face and arm, but this morning, he tweeted, "doing well and in great spirits." robert his wife his son and the family dog and i deeply moved by the support. we will be back asap. the suspect, in his 50s, taken away loudly protestersing about u.s./south korean military exercise. south korea says it was shocked by an attack on a major allied country. north korean television called it a punishment, deserved to the war amonger u.s. while secretary kerry described it as a senseless attack. >> as good as to be expected. and he is strong. >> reporter: overnight the president phoned the ambassador offering his prayers. mark lippert is close to the president, he has worked with him many years. he have had more
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security? local police say the embassy did not ask for an escort service and no metal detector at the door. this alleged assailant, matt and savannah got in despite previously reportedly attacking the jap fwheez ambassador with a piece of concrete. >> they are going to have to review those procedures and those injuries are gruesome but they could have been a lot worse. thank you. big story in politics this morning, hillary clinton responding for the first time to this growing controversy over her use of a personal e-mail county as secretary of state. in a tweet late last night, she says she asked the state department to release her e-mail. she has done so and wants them to do that as soon as possible. nbc's andrea mitchell has more on all of it. andrea good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. two days after the controversy over her use of private e-mail as secretary of state fit erupted, hillary clinton has give.first response on twitter, as you say, but that still may not reassure some democrats the way she has handled this issue.
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after courting clinton foundation donors at this new york city restaurant wednesday night, hillary clinton tweeted at 11:35 p.m. "i want the public to see my e-mail. i asked state to release them. they said they will review them for release as soon as possible." she did not address why she used a private e-mail system exclusively while secretary of state or registered to her chappaqua home raising questions about whether her e-mails were properly archived. >> it's important to ensure that when official business is conducted on personal e-mail that those records are properly maintained and preserved. >> reporter: clinton aides say she turned over 55,000 pages last year to the state department but have not said whether she held anything back. and now the republican-led house committee investigating benghazi has subpoenaed all of clinton's relevant e-mails. >> i can't do what the house asked me to do which is to write the final definitive report on benghazi if i don't have all of secretary clinton's documents and e-mails.
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will. >> reporter: bill and hillary clinton's long time attorney wrote the committee that contrary to reports, clinton used only one personal e-mail address as secretary of state, then switched to a new address after leaving office. but why would she go to such lengths to avoid using government e-mail? one possible clue this overheard conversation from 2001. adding to the mystery around the home server records show it was registered under the name of a former clinton aide. tech experts say private e-mails are less secure than a government system. >> a personal e-mail server even if it is set up very well is going to be more vulnerable to hacking than a government e-mail server. >> reporter: the state department now says that it will review the e-mails that clinton provided them to decide what to release, what to redact but that it will take some time. clinton defenders point out that jeb bush also used a private e-mail when he was governor of florida and say what she broke
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no laws you even some supporters say it will take one more tweet to get past this episode. savannah? >> andrea mitchell. thank you. mark hall person has covered hillary clinton extensively, wrote about her the 2008 candidacy in the book "game change" and now managing editor of bloomberg politics. let's use a weather met with ta for, is it a shower a squall, a cyclone? >> like boston's third of ten snowstorms going national. it's destructive, it's distracting and you know you're gonna get more. >> some people might say, the political charting class who is interested in this real people respect paying attention, you think there's any truth to it. >> who is paying attention is democrats want hillary clinton to be president but terrified this shows the kind of judgment she showed previously, not the kind of thing that is going to help her get elected president. >> what are democrats telling you? here is somebody certainly knows what it is like to be under scrutiny to set up a personal e-mail account, use it exclus at e state department hack her own server
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even if there is nothing nefarious about it looks bad. >> dumb founded. testament to how hillary clinton's aides are concerned about this that she has done something i have never seen her do since i started covering her in the early '90s, giving into the republicans and the press by saying she is going to release some of these e-mails. she never gives in. no history of. this they know this is a big problem, hearing from the same democrats i'm hearing from saying this looks pad. while it by the just be an inside thing now, the busch image of hillary clinton, this places all the worst things people thought about her over the years, secretive and playing by her own rules. talk about democrats' reaction. what about republicans? certainly hands them a lot of ammunition and breathes new life perhaps, into the whole investigation into benghazi. >> what's the main reason that hillary clinton doesn't like to give in when republicans demand she release documents? because she knows all it does is whet their appetite for more. in this case legitimate questions, reignite benghazi more people in the media, i think, will be open to saying was she not revealing about that but reignites the question why did she turn some of her
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private e-mails over to the government and not all of them? that question she doesn't address in her tweet last night, gonna have to address that. >> going to take more than a tweet then? >> going to take more than a tweet. she is going to have to talk. mark halperin, thanks so much. >> thank you. >> send it to matt. another day of dramatic testimony expected today at the trial of boston marathon bombing suspect, dzhokar tsarnaev this after an opening day that featured the surprise admission from the defense, some graphic images of the attack and emotional testimony. nbc national correspondent, peter alexander, is in post. peter, good morning. >> reporter: matt good morning to you. punctuating that first day of what you describe was right as emotional testimony, some powerful accounts for the first time from boston bombing survivors facing the man that even the defense admits tried to kill them. when the bombs exploded two years ago, rebecca gregory, who lost a leg, remembers hearing her 5-year-old son repeatedly calling "mommy.
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mommy ""on wednesday, she testified she was thinking god, if this is it take me but let me know wa is okay. overnight, gregory wrote about her court appear perhaps on facebook, posting in an open to her alleged attacker, hanks, "today i looked at you right in the face and realized i wasn't afraid anymore and today, i realized that sitting across from you was somehow the crazy kind of step forward that i needed all along." badly wounded college student sydney cork ran also testified, saying "i remember feeling i'm just going to sleep. t almos peaceful. i was fading fast." the long-awaited trial opened wednesday with tsarnaev's defense lawyer making a stunning admission, it was him. looking to spare tsarnaev's life the defense looked to shift the blame to tamerlan saying tamerlan who self-radicalized, but prosecutors disagree arding that zoe har intended to be a spec tear the, murder had in his heart, adding he believed he was in a holy war against americans.
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prosecutors say dzhokar tsarnaev began reading terrorist writings as early as 2011 two years before the bombing and they say just 20 minutes after the marathon attack he went to a whole goods grocery store, where surveillance video showed him calmly buying billing. underscoring the devastation of the attack prosecutors also showed the jury dramatic new video of the explosion, shattering the the windows of a nearby sporting goods store. employees inside scrambling to help those badly injured. one of the most compelling moments of yesterday's testimony was from the manager of that sborting goods store, marathon spots on boylston street who described choking back tears the moment that that explosion took place. he said the thing that haunts me the most are the agonizing decisions, who do you help first? who needs it more? matt more testimony expected today. >> peter alexander in boston this morning. peter, thank you very much. turn to natalie now. she is following this report on ferguson missouri's police department it is damning. >> certainly s city officials in
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ferguson missouri say they are taking immediate steps to respond to that scathing justice department investigation that found a sweeping pattern of racially biased policing there. a separate probe has now cleared former officer darren wilson in the death of michael brown. here's nbc's ron allen. >> who's street? >> our street. >> reporter: overnight, word that darren wilson will not face civil rights charges and citing the federal investigation, protesters outside police headquarters demanded ferguson overhaul the entire force. >> the reaction from the city was not enough. >> reporter: one ferguson city employee has been fired, to more on leave for allegedly sending racist e-mails, some targeting the president and first lady, uncovered by the justice department investigation. >> this type of behavior will not be tolerated. >> this investigation found a community that was deeply polarized. >> reporter: among the more graphic allegations, that police used dogs almost exclusively against black suspects and used excessive force against people who were mentally ill. the feds now demanding ferguson
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change its stop search and arrest procedures embrace community-based police and recruit higher and promote diverse officers. that as federal prosecutors cleared former officer darren bilson saying that he killed michael brown in self-defense essentially, the same conclusion reached by a grand jury last fall. no comment from wilson who previously told abc news -- >> the reason i have a clean conscience is because i know i j right. >> reporter: brown's parents say they are disappointed wilson won't face justice but their son's death won't be in vain if this sparks change across the country. ron allen, nbc news ferguson. some good news out of washington the budget battle is over for now. president obama signed the department of homeland security appropriations act wednesday, funding the department through the fiscal year. the measure had been stalled because republicans wanted to use the legislation to reverse the president's executive action on immigration, but republicans relented and they were able to pass a clean funding bill. a superbug linked to tainted
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medical devices has now been identified as one of america's largest hospitals. cedars sinai medical center in los angeles says four patients under its care were infected by the highly drug resistant cre bacteria after a scoping device was used during a procedure. one of the four patients has since died but hospital officials attribute the death to underlying conditions. an additional 64 patients may have been exposed. some scary homes in denver on wednesday when some airline bassingers were forced to use the emergency slides. american airlines says the flight had just arrived from north carolina as the plane was taxiing to the date smoke filled the cox pit. slides were deployed and the passengers were safely evacuated. the cause of the smoke is remains under investigation. now we have some dramatic video to show you, just released of a michigan bus driver who police say fell asleep at the wheel, slamming into eight cars. it happened in a detroit suburb in october.
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>> oh. >> that driver is now facing some charges. you can see 65-year-old leon rashed slams the brakes unfortunately, it was too late, the bus slams into several vehiclesers of the course of a half mile. two people in an suv were seriously injured. there was only one passenger on the bus at the time. thankfully she was okay. and baseball season less than a month away now. so when you visit your favorite major league ballpark this spring be sure to save some room for dessert. now this is dessert it is a chur row dog, it will be available at the arizona diamondbacks games a warm sin bhon churro inside a chocolate glazed yogurt topped with frozen yogurt caramel and chocolate sauce on top to complete it all. only 1100 calories but who's counting? all for $8.50. al's loving it. >> that's -- seems a little bit much. >> when the vendor throws it to you in the stands you better catch that thing right. >> just open your mouth will.
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>> frozen yogurt that probably knocked out ten calories. >> why at that point? >> natalie thanks. >> mr. roker? >> churros. that's wh i guess i never really gave much thought to the acidity in any foods. never thought about the coffee i was drinking having acids. it never dawned on me that it could hurt your teeth. my dentist has told me your enamel is wearing away, and that sounded really scary to me and i was like well can you fix it can you paint it back on and he explained that it was not something that grows back, it's kind of a one-time shot and you have to care for it. he told me to use pronamel. it's gonna help protect the enamel in your teeth. it allows me to continue to drink my coffee and to eat healthier and it was a real easy switch to make. i'm meteorologist glenn shhad wartssh schwartz schwartz. this storm system extends hundreds of miles. totals three to seven inches.
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there's a little bit more to the south. temperatures falling through the day, into to low to mid-20s. with the snow heaviest in the morning and ex-tending north to south later in the day. much. earlier, telling but this emotional open letter that a boston bombing victim wrote to her attacker and carson, a lot of people responded to that online. rightfully some have you guys read it? it is unbelievable. personifies poston stronger. rebecca gregory lost her leg in the attack. following her testimony on wednesday, went to facebook to share her memories of. this go to the orange room take a look at t as mentioned arrange open letter to the attack in it said the explosions haunted her ever since, making her fearful of what other could do let's take a look at people online their reaction. donna writes, this gave me chills and brought tears to my eyes. you are poston strong. i feel joy and relief for you today. doreen adds thank you for sharing your strength and your story, you have no idea how many lives you have touched and continue to touch. one more from darren powerful
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rivet, graceful classy amazing lady. if you haven't read it so many people finding strength in rebecca's words and letting her know all about t go check it out a good read. pack to you. >> carson thanks so much. coming up a disturbing case of hazing at a major university. two fraternity members arrested a pledge facing the possible loss of four fingers. what he was allegedly forced to endure. plus think you've had a rough winter? we will meet the woman trapped on an island in maine for more than a month and show you the dramatic air drop to replenish her supplies. but first, this is "today" on
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good morning. nearly 7:30. i'm vai sikahema. we are covering winter snow in the region for snow for a lot of you out there. let's get a look at our forecast with brittney shipp. >> good morning. we're still watching the changeover. this is center city. you can see it's fogged over. that's more of a moderate snowfall coming down. you can even see the snowflakes on our camera. here's the bigger picture. mainly snow stretching up to the lehigh valley into our suburbs, also the poconos. you see right along atlantic city closer to cape may where we're still in the transition period. but as we head into the rest of your morning hours, everything should change over to snow. we're watching the temperatures as well. 21 degrees in mount pocono. 30 in allentown. below freezing in pottstown.
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that's going to allow the snow to stick. how much snow are we going to get? two to four inches closer to the lehigh valley. four to seven for our suburbs. six to nine for south jersey and four to seven along the shore. let's check in with jillian mele. jill? >> good morning, vai. that's right, a lot of snow covered roads. this is a live look at route 309 right at five points in montgomeriville. this is the route 30 bypass near route 113. slippery continues extended across the area. in new jersey route 73 is just looking wet. a lot of the roads in delaware still appear to be wet. vai? we'll have another update in about 25 minutes. and of course you can always get the latest news and the weather with the nbc 10 app. we'll send it back to the "today" show. have a great day, and we'll see you in about a half hour. here's to the explorers. those diagnosed with cancer who didn't settle
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it is 7:30 now on a thursday morning, the 5th of march, 2015. i was going to say that is the view from the top of the rock but not much of a view. heavy snow falling in the new york city area. you can see it falling there on the plaza where we have got some hearty souls gathered. we will get out and say hi to them in about 30 minutes. >> winter's last gasp perhaps. al roker said it would be like this. it tops our morning's headlines today. more than 2500 flights canceled nationwide. states of emergency declared in several states from alabama all the way up to new jersey. speaking out in late-night tweet, hillary clinton says she has asked the state department to release all of her e-mails
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from the time that she was secretary of state. clinton's under fire for using a personal e-mail account excuse cism for official government business. and mark lippert the u.s. ambassador to south korea says he is doing well and in great spirits as he recovers from surgery following a frightening attack. lippert was attending a breakfast meeting in seoul when he was slashed in the face and arm by a knife-wielding man. that man is in custody. >> frightening. coming up, a woman who can't wait for winter to end. for more than a month, she has be stranded on an ice and snow-covered island off the coast of maine. why she's there and what her friends just did to make sure had supplies. gonna begin this half hour with the disturbing case of hazing under investigat syracu university. and nbc's stephanie doesing is on that story this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. the fallout has been swift in this case. that fraternity suspended, two of its members arrested after an incident that may cost one student four of his fingers. it is the scary incident that
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has syracuse students talking. >> a really bad image on this fraternities and sororit and greek life in general. >> actually quite ridiculous that someone has to go through all of that in order to be just a part of something. >> reporter: shortly after midnight on monday three pledges from the new alpha fi fraternity were taking part in what's being called forced exercise? a park near campus. the exercises, which lasted about a half hour included pushups and took place in 19-degree temperatures in an area with snow on the ground, according to local police. the pledges were not wearing gloves. one of them went to a nearby hospital complaining of pain in his hands. according to police he was diagnosed with severe frostbite and is in danger of losing his ring and binky fingers on both hands. syracuse police arrested 19-year-old ty kim and 21-year-old jeffrey yam, both new alpha fi members on charges of first degree hazing. they were released on appearance tickets for a court date in two weeks. authorities say the two
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uninjured pledges are not cooperating with their investigation. syracuse university released a statement saying it has, "zero tolerance for any form of hazing and takes this matter extremely seriously." the university says the two students who were arrest will also be subject to the school's student code of conduct. we should mention those students could not be reached for comment. >> all right, stephanie, thank you. >> not a fraternity person but i don't understand wanting to be bart of a club where they would make you so miserable just to join the club. i really don't. >> what point do you say uncle? >> yeah. yeah. right? >> thank you, stephanie. a check of the weather from mr. roker. big changes coming temperature-wise one more arctic blast and then i think we are out of the woods as far as really cold air. right now, it's 10 in chicago, feels like 1 below, minus 6 in minneapolis, charlotte, 64 atlanta, 64 but then the from the drops through and watch what happens during the day today, atlanta, your temperature steady drop into the upper 30s, chicago, you warm up to 16.
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37 in raleigh, orlando, 83. tomorrow morning, we are probably going to see some record lows all across the eastern half of the country. for example, memphis, tennessee, all-time record low for march, 1943 12 degrees. forecast tomorrow morning, 7. so it looks like we are going to see some bitterly cold temperatures then they start to mod rate through t weekend. for today, icing conditions from the mid-atlantic back into eastern texas. western third of the country going to be beck is tack lar, sunshine today, sunny skies in los angeles and 78 degrees. i'm meteorologist glenn schwartz with your nbc 10 first alert forecast. you can see this large area of snow extend hundreds of miles. so it is going to be a snowy day. the snow totals, four to seven inches still expected across much of the i-95 area with a little bit more to the south. temperatures falling today into the low to mid-20s with the snow heaviest in the morning and then
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ending north to south later in the day. >> that's your latest weather. no doubt it has been a very difficult winter but for one woman in maine, kind of an adventure. willie is here with her story. good morning to you. >> reporter: diane cowan is a scientist who studies lobsters, been doing it a long time. the last month, she has been trapped on an island by this icy weather. >> this winter i have been iced in so far for 34 days. >> reporter: diane cowan works on friendship long island, off the coast of mai she is stranded. her boat her only means of transportation is iced in. >> i'm only a mile from shore. i can see lights on the mainland. i can see the main land. i just can't get there. >> reporter: diane is surviving just fine. she has food heat from the wood stove that she calls mr. green, electricity from a solar panel and her dog, sula which means sunshine in icelandic.
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>> i really didn't need anything but there were things that i wanted. >> reporter: so her friends devised a plan an air drop and they found a pilot who just loved the idea. >> and he was all excited about it. he says oh boy an air drop. this will be great. >> reporter: the day of the drop it was 12 degrees below zero. >> i put on my snow shoes, bundled up because it was the coldest morning i ever had out here in my whole life. >> reporter: from above, you can see diane and from the open window of the plane, out went two boxes. the first box bounced off a roof but the second landed dead on. >> it was coffee, half and half a candy par, can of dog food oranges. i had never really thought about it but i really like knowing that somebody could bring me things if i really needed them. >> reporter: ever the lobster scientist, diane has just kept on working. >> and even this winter when it's about so cold and there's ice, there's still things i've been able to learn because i'm
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here. >> diane is the founder of the lobster conner is van circumstance as you can see hearty soul as well. her group a non-profit at a does research aimed at sustaining a thriving lobster population. a lot of us heard this story, thought woman stranded on island she seems to be enjoying it a little bit, very casual about it says i'm stuck until my boat can get out. >> hate to see when they deliver from the acme company. drop that anvil. >> some kind of parachute to those boxes? >> i think, matt they flew in low enough just drop them not what snow. >> stay inside. >> an e-mail she is good. peace and quiet. >> willie thank you. coming up is this the fountain of youth? what you should be doing twice a week and dermatologists say will make you look years younger. all right. and next too much or not enough? a controversial move by police in a major u.s. city posting videos online from body cameras worn by sooo, you're all set to book a flight using rewards miles from your airline credit card. but then the illusion begins. the flights you really want -
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all right. we are pack at 7:42 with a new youtube channel being met with some controversy. it was launched by the seattle police department and featuresm c woulden by its officers. while some are praising this move others want to see more. here's nbc's joe fryer. >> reporter: with blurry video and no sound, this certainliment would be confused for an episode of "cops" but the seattle bliss department think it is could be a game changer. >> it is about accountability. it is about building public
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trust, where -- >> where my head goes the camera goes basically. >> reporter: as part of a pilot program a dozen seattle officers are currently wearing body cameras. >> there's a device where i can hook it on to my collar here or lapel. >> reporter: the police department is now posting the footage on a youtube channel. we think that will help increase the trust that steps have when they interact with the seattle police department. >> reporter: but seattle is balancing transparency with concerns about privacy. that's why the videos are heavily edited too much according to some critics, who feel it is hard to make out anything too little to others. >> and the reality is that it's still possible to identify people and viewing the videos myself i was able to identify a number of people that i know just by you know viewing these blurred videos. >> reporter: even though the police videos posted to youtube are blur rib the law does allow people to request unedited cop nation are crystal clear.
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officer chris meyers who is test he can the body cameras, likes the idea because the busch won't just see high-profile videos like this shooting in 2010. >> hey! put the knife down! [ gunshots president clinton president clinton it is out there for people see, mmundane, boring stuff for the most part. >> reporter: across the country, police transparency has been a major issue. this week in ferguson missouri where michael brown was killed, the justice department said it found a pattern of racially biased policing. in 2011, see the ale faced its own police investigation which found a pattern of excessive force. these very public youtube videos are one part of seattle's reform process. the city admits the technology needs to improve but this could be a glimpse at the future of policing. for "today," joe fryer nbc news. >> interesting, a lot of people are talking about accountability and transparency in light of that ferguson report.
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what could go wrong? >> a fun one. prince is social media gold. all the guy has to do isn awards show, a viral is born. he remarks play looks the same. when he played for his team in minneapolis. on this throwpack thursday we gathered celebrity flashbacks. want to do a quiz. start with an easy one. this young golfer here? jimmy fallon back in the day. >> the same. >> here is another one. who is this soon-to-be huge superstar, number three? no? really? >> practiced pitt? >> there you go. >> not just calling everybody out. we have a few of our up. how about this one here? you know this young -- future -- you know -- >> is that number 9 or 8? >> name that hole matt. >> most famous par 3s in all of golf. 16 cypress point.
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>> 16 cypress. >> who is that? >> hate that picture. >> what is going on here? is this from the band or -- >> yes, one time when i was in band camp. >> thank you. >> love the pugs bunny gloves. fun throwback photos here. look at that. savannah so "sixteen candles." >> look at my corsage, a conniffer, a whole tree. >> carson you look like a sitcom star oh, that carson. >> your hair is the same. >> it is. >> pompathat is enough of me. unexpected to beauty that might make you look younger. >> revealing conversation with vince vaughn. what he says most people don't know about acting in a comedy. but first, your local news and at
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just before 8:00. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. right now some spots are getting hit with snow while others are still waiting for the rain to change over to snow. brittney shipp has your first alert forecast. >> you said is vai. i want to take you to cape may where the changeover has not happened yet. let's actually show you a picture of what it looks like in cape may. you can see it's just wet roads, but no snowflakes flying in front of our camera. that is not the story if you go closer to philadelphia allentown, the lehigh valley into the poconos. all snowfall in those locations. and here's a closer look at what we're seeing along 95. you can see the snow is blowing, and traffic is moving along at a decent pace. our visibility is also down to one mile in allentown. 3/4 of a mile in quakertown. down to a half mile in blue bell. in coatesville, down to a
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quarter mile. that's how you know the snowfall is picking up. how much snow will we see? two to four inches. in the lehigh valley four to sevenurbsuburbs. jillian mele is keeping an eye on the roads for us this morning. jill? >> good morning. even though some of the roads are wet, they're slippery. this is 95 right by the airport. you can see this vehicle spun out and is facing sideways. police are on the scene. this is what some of the side streets are looking like. we are dealing with snowy conditions. and check out the route 30 bypass in chester county. snow covered out there for drivers in delaware this is what it looks like. some snow starting to move into delaware. this is dover. still rain and roads are still wet in new jersey. in the past few minutes, officials at philadelphia international airport said 75% of flights are canceled until early afternoon. the flights that are leaving could be delayed for de-icing. and here's the phone number to check that status of your flight, 1-800-phl-gate.
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it is 8:00 on "today." coming up would you go without makeup two days a week in the up expected new way to look years younger. then vince vaughn's up finished business. matt silts down with one of hollywood's funniest guys to talk comedy "true detective" and fetishes. >> if the government required you to have a fetish, what would it be? >> if i was single i think attractive girls is a good fetish getting along with attractive girls is a nice fetish. >> attractive girls is not a fetish. and look out and lock up. why this family learned a very valuable lesson while on safari today thursday march 5, 2015.
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[ cheering ] out of control, spring break. >> happy 21st birthday lauren. >> go state! ♪ >> morning, south carolina. >> texas state university beat them up cats. >> we are from shanghai china. >> all right it is 8:00 on "today," thursday march 5, 2015. it is snowing like a banshee out here. don't worry, i edited it myself. really snowy out here. >> want to say hi? >> hi. >> i don't know if -- >> good reason to skip school.
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good song. earth, wind and fire thursday's snowy morning. people wondering will this be the last gasp of winter. will this storm put the city of boston over the record for snowfall on a single season? we got dylan up in boston this morning. dparm to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. it was snowing a little earlier today but i don't think we are going to get the two inches we need to break the all-time record. all that work, all the misery the people of boston have been through and all i've wanted to do is find a reason to break out my giant shovel. you know the one that's 107.6 inches tall? it's a little clumsy but it does represent the record we are trying to beat. this is how much snow the city of boston has had to shovel about two inches less than what i'm holding right here. most of it fell in just a four-week period from the last week of january through valentine's day, february was
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the snowiest winter on record also the second coldest february on record. but yesterday, we hit 40 degrees for the first time in 44 days. despite that people are saying let it snow. let's do this. let's break the record and make this all worthwhile. i spoke to the national weather service yesterday, they said the game is not over on march 20th first day of spring, boston gets snowstorms in april and may. plenty of time to break that record. and i think plenty of time to use this shovel. guys? >> come on boston, they can do it. they can break the record. rooting for you. >> do it just for the t-shirt. >> after all they have been through, they got to set the record. >> go inside get a check of the headlines? >> natalie is at her deck. good morning. >> good morning to you guys once again. the u.s. ambassador to south korea is recovering this morning after a shocking attack. mark lippert needed 80 stitches after he was attacked with a knife by a man wielding -- a man demanding a unified north and south korea. after surgery the ambassador
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said he is doing well and is in great spirits. police say the attacker is in custody. an emotional homecoming during the night for an oregon woman detained for six months in asia. portland vet trip nairian stacy adson had been held in east tim more after she got i an a taxi with an unknown man carrying drugs. both were arrest and took diplomatic intervention to get her released. she says it's really good to be back home. there's new hope for women with breast cancer who are concerned about the affects of chemotherapy on their fertility. a study just published in the new england journal of medicine finds a cancer drug could actually help preserve fertility during treatment. dr. natalie aczar is an nbc news con trib pewter. dr. nat, good morning. >> good morning, natalie. >> the drug is. >> olodex. how does it work in this case? >> basically. >> olodex suppresses the production of the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen. what that means to the ovaries, puts that in a dore map the
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state, resting during the dur russian of the chemo they are pick not touched by the toxic chemotherapy drugs and when the chemo is stopped, the drug is stooped fertile sit therefore, preserved. >> what the studies show with fertility rates and pregnancy? >> the main outcome measure was this thing called ovarian failure, essentially an early menopause and they found that the treatment group, the whip who got zolodex, 8% of them were rendered infertile, as opposed to 22% in the control group. a flip side number to that is the number of successful pregnancies was 21% in the treatment group as opposed to 11% in the control group. both of those findings were statistically significant. this is wonderful for the women out there, premen pausal women capped dots gore getting this medicine patients who are what we call hormone receptor negative play is chance to preserve fer knit a way not as invasive or expensive as traditional meth thoughts. >> great news. thanks dr. aczar. work in city will become the first major city in the u.s. to
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close schools for two major muslim holidays. mayor bill de blasio says city schools will cloed for identify el had da in september and el fat tear in 2016. he calls it a matter of fairness and says muslim families will no long ver to choose between observing the holidays and sending their kids to school. amtrak what i be going to the dogs and cats. on wednesday a four-year funding bill was passed that wou allow pets to ride along a provision added by a california congressman who year ago couldn't bring his french bulldog on board. 8:06 now. another check of the weather from al. thanks so much natalie kids here from fort wayne, indiana. what was that chant that you did?
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>> dynamite don't mess with dynamite. don't mess with dine might. >> don't mess with dynamite. i like it. good advice what they teach you there if the wayne. >> boom. >> boom. check your weather, sfeelts's dynamite. this storm system stretching from texas into new england. look at washington, d.c. lots of snow. we have got over 2500 flight cancellations right now. winter weather advisories jackson, mississippi, you can see a quarter of an inch of ice late they are morning, new york city winter storm warnings, looking for four to seven inches of snow go on under the evening hours, continue the snow washington, d.c. philadelphia probably pick up five to eight inches as well. major airport delays snowfall alps anywhere from six to nine inches boston unfortunately, probably not going to get that two inches we are hoping for and looking at ice accumulations down to the southeast into the gulf coast, upwards of half an inch of ice and that's not good
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i'm meteorologist glenn schwartz with your nbc 10 first alert forecast. you can see this large area of snow, extends hundreds of miles, so it is going to be a snowy day. the snow totals 4 to 7 inches still expected across much of the i-95 area with a little bit more to the south. temperatures falling today into the low to mid-20s with the snow heaviest in the morning and then ending north to south later in the day. >> fellow new york city sanitation workeg to be busy today. coming up on trending thinking about going on a safari we have video that might have you reconsidering. it is scary, as you know what. the always entertaining vince vaughn talking about his new movie and the television series "true detective." savannah guess who i have here the stars of the tv thriller "dig,"
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>> then one lioness gets a little too close for comfort. >> snack time. >> lock the door. >> oh my gosh didn't know they could do that. >> say that again! >> oh my gosh lock the door. she used her teeth to open the door. >> unbelievable. >> family quickly slammed that door shot and locked it. footage shot last year but going viral. >> that happened to me there wouldn't be one piece of audio you could use on a show like this. not even close. primetime. did your company make the cut? this morning, revealing "fog chur" man zone's list of the best company to work for. number bun, for the six time in eight years, yeah google. the company applauded for its generous policies toward new parents but not the only one with cool berks. >> some of these firms have very interesting perks. top performers at a staffing firm called tech systems get a free trip to cancun. >> nice. >> this surprised me.
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you work for marriott for at least 25 years, you get free hotel stays for life. even after you leave the company. >> wow. >> amazing. >> here's one i really like. an investment firm baird, strict rule no jerks allowed. two dozen people fired for breaking it. >> how do you define it? >> not jerk. >> how do you explain that on your next job? >> turns out i violated policy. yeah. >> today.com, the ten best companies for men and for women. >> comcast, great company to work for. perks. >> honorable mention. >> free trip to cancun. >> you want to work at face book mark zuckerberg just revealed his one rule for new hires. what he had to say at a conference in barcelona. "i will only hire someone to work directly for me if i would work for that person."
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that's really good standard to have. zuckerberg calling it a pretty good test. what do you think? >> definitely. never thought about it but a good way to filter out who wouldn't want to be working around. >> no question. >> bhaet, off real deal hollywood feud on your hands. >> yes, i do. >> i got to say right now, ellen, 2, you, 0. >> okay. >> okay. let's just review the bidding here. pranking matt using that 50 shades of gray reg dale ya that's wearing right there, gave him a personalized port frat photoshopping him into a segment. matt yesterday on her show ellen upped the ante. she takes issue with your decorating choices. i was really surprised to see what he had in his dressing room i really was. >> up in my dressing room. there we go. do the show 18 years, the things collect. >> trending today. >> he claimed he is going to try to get back at me. you can't beat me at this game lauer. oh! >> oh! >> it's on. >> i have now dedicated half of our staff to working on this
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bank. i'm also accepting applications for prank producers and if you have ideas for a prank for ellen, tweet me. i will be checking that out all day today. >> wow. >> i'm gonna look at my twitter account. usually, that's off limits. ellen, we will get back to you. that's what's trending today >> you have poked the bear. >> exactly. everybody wants to look younger, right? but if you think that means having to wear makeup 24/7 think again. the so-called five days on two days off skin detox might just be the key. ♪ you don't have to try ♪ >> it is one of the hottest trends in beauty right now, even celebrities are getting in on it daring to go bare flooding instagram with pictures of themselves makeup free. >> designer mark jacobs is making waves for what his models did not wear on the runway. >> front and center on runways during fashion week even we've tried it.
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>> this is us. >> some dermatologists to you the of the uk is suggesting this movement could actually be good for your skin. >> fresh face. >> and that going au naturale twice a week can give you better-looking skin in under a month. based on the popular the 5-2 fast diet which says eat normally for five days and fast for two, these london-based skin doctors are using the same principle but applying it to makeup. five days with two without. the results, better healthier looking skin. the big question remains, would you go makeup free if it would give you younger looking skin? in a today.com survey 90% of women said they would. dr. debra wattenberg a dermatologist in new york city ladies from the plaza introduce you to in a moment. would this work make your skin look better? >> taking a skin holiday makeup holiday, skin detox in order to get rid of the issues occur with
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makeup is a great idea. >> the benefits are clear and brighter complexion. what else? >> you can decrease your acne. decrease breakouts. you can also see your skin starts to regenerate itself and collagen starts to rebuild. as a result your skin will look better. by eliminating all these chemicals, eliminating the inflammation and irritation caused by the products. >> makeup-free is not the same as skin care-free, keep up with your moisturizer and stuff like this? >> exactly. i would before in recommend going skin care-free. the goal of doing a makeup detox is to allow the skin care product to us improve your skin. you want to top with cleansers and toners, continue with your ac thi medications. use your anti-agers and be sure to apply your moisturizers your eye creams your lip balms and sunscreen. >> introduce to you our ladies grabbed off the plaza, laura, just celebrated her 50th birthday. >> happy birthday. i say laura because we have laura and april here. and kath rip on the end.
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you took off your makeup. you guys ready to do this? >> working on t. a little scary? >> yes. >> it is yes. >> it is scary. >> kath rip, you are in your 20s, that can't be too bad. what are you worried about going makeup free? >> i have a lot of redness and blemishes i like to cover up pretty much every day. >> i think that your blemishes will improve, as all right redness shall the inflammation and irritation from all the chemicals and the bacteria found in your makeup will be gone. >> you guys gonna do two days would you go to work with no makeup on the weekends? how is it going to work? >> weekends would be better. >> mine are definitely saturday and sunday. >> all right. we will check back in with you to see results. by the way, want folks the home to try this five days on two days off, share your before and after photos, use the hashtag orange room on twitter and we will try it out. dr. debra wattenberg thank you so much. >> thank you. >> way over here savannah, thanks very much. funniest men in hollywood, vince vaughn stepped out with his brie mere of his family last night, the premiere
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of his new movie "unat this point -- unfinished business." we talk to him about acting and his approach and more. i'm not crying just poison in my eyes. "unfinished business" stars vaughan as leader of a motley crew traveling to germany in hopes of landing a big deal. >> i get the sense you are truly excited about this film. the reason i bring that up is because i have interviewed you in the past about movies and sometimes i got the feeling you were out t being a good soldier but didn't feel as strongly about the productsome that fair? >> i think that's fair. what i like about this is you know rated r, so it's adult, the subject matter starting with you know, "swingers," "old school" and "wedding crashers" you were dealing with adult things and allowing yourself to have the language to comp blemt that. we are doing that here. >> those pants so tight, do you have a cease? >> no cease.
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>> slit? >> no slit. >> space? >> no pace. >> there is space. it alarming. >> they are particular unique individuals with their own particular point of view and so that brings a lot of the comic stuff to the movie. >> one of the film's most memorable set pieces happens when the guys find themselves a at fetish convention. >> you had to choose one fetish if the government required you to have a fetish what would it be? >> my fetish would be let's see, well now that i'm married, i don't know but if i was single, i think attractive girls is a good fetish. getting along with attractive girls a nice fetish. >> attract girls is not a fetish. >> fooling around with attractive girls. i wouldn't say i'm a if the driven personsome that a fetish you think you have? >> i don't know why the first one that came out of my mind. no. no. i don't >> this is a comfortable place. >> more of a suggestion for you than you to turn it back on me. >> could see how someone could enjoy it >> i talked about the characters you played against some similarities and i think
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you are so natural at plg a certain kind of character that i wonder if sometimes your fans don't realize the work you put into it think vince is going up there and just hanging out in front of a camera. >> right. yeah. i think that you're right. some of it is some taste. i like to look like you're not acting for it to come off naturalistic. if the movie is not calling, real heavy into comedy, you can sink it a tone to it. i think sometimes about doing range, what bart of the exciting thing for me, a chance to do "true detective," allowing me to sort of bring a different range and different set of tools to the table. but as far as the work that goes in it is always the same. i take my work very seriously always a big process so when you get there, it looks like you're not acting. >> vaughan's currently filming season two of hbo's dark crime drama "true detective." this show gained a huge following in its first season with different actors. why did you like this? why did you want to be part of this? >> its content, its material.
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so you know the creator, is a phenomenal writer. and i thought that the first season was just incredible dialogue and story and turns and kind of a rich subculture to kind of get into. and, you know, for me it's a chance to go and play a very unique character, something that's dramatic and be a part of something that i think is really exceptional. >> movie's fun "unfinished business" opens tomorrow in theaters. >> love vince vaughn. >> why you are guy. saying the "swinger" era of vince vaughn is your ultimate man. >> he is. he was. seriously. >> i like the "dodgeball" vince vaughn. >> of course you do. speaking of new comedies that are out tomorrow the tina fey creation "unbreakable kimmy schmidt" hitting knelt flicks about four women getting reacquainted with the world after 15 years in a cult. and guess who has a still star turn. take a look. >> thousands of dollars to the mole women fund.
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and we are so grateful but honestly we don't love that name. >> so what happens next? what do you do now? >> we just go back to turning tosville get my praises off. >> happy mates. >> i go with you now, i'm married to you? >> no no gretchen. no >> kimmy, what about you? kimmy? okay. when we come back fall salad mistakes plus one of the home women gets an ambush makeover. whiz czar premise it is great, but it is tina fey. what do you think? anyway elie kemper is going to be here on the show tomorrow to talk about that >> all right. good job. i really believe you had in the role of matt lauer. >> my motivation. exactly. just ahead this morning, the stars behind the symbol we have been showing you, catch up with "dig's" ann heche and jason isaacs. and ca shod live without. the main ingreed is all
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chocolate, even zucchini in this one. stick around you are not going to want to miss this. this has zucchini in it?
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good morning, a winter storm is spreading snow all across our region. how much really depends on where you live. let's get right to nbc 10 meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. what's the latest glenn? >> the latest is the snow is getting heavier across much of the area. this is a live ping tourcture in south philly. we've shown you that picture all morning and you could see very clearly but not anymore. the rain/snow line is still fairly stalled from atlantic city to just south of dover. what that means is look at cape may, just getting some rain. but back to the west that snow area is not budging. and it's getting heavier and
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heavier as we go through the morning. the visibilities continue to go down. a half mile visibility is fairly heavy snow and we've got more and more places with that and so during the day today, the snow getting heavier, at least for the next few hours. temperatures dropping. >> the snow can lead to slick roads. let's get a check on traffic from jillian mele. >> no big accidents to report but we are seeing slippery conditions. this is 76 right near the conshohocken curve. we had an accident earlier on 95 right near the airport. it was a vehicle that spun out and lost control. most of that accident scene has been cleared. it looks like this computer has frozen for a second here. chester county roads are covered, route 35 pass is slow moving and so is 202 and 100. we'll have another update in 25 minutes. by the way, download the free nbc 10 weather app at nbc10.com. be safe.
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♪ ♪ back now 8:30 an thursday morning, march 5, 2015. it is getting downright nasty down here, a wet snow falling in new york and much of the east coast. and the question a lot of people have will this be the last time we have to deal with this mess till next winter? >> keep you up to day the blizzard of 1888 happened in midmarch. thank you for that. >> thanks for the update. good-bye al. >> another good question we have around here is evan lysacek
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going to be able to skate out on that rink? they are cheaping it now he is planning a performance. oh my goodness he is a great champion and aybar represently, a good sport, too. he is getting ready. ahead a day like today, perfect for hot chocolate, right? but other ways to use cocoa in the kitchen. we will sample three tasty ideas. a lot of us up there in a few minutes. had you hunting for the dig symbol all week long. we will catch up with the stars of the intensity thriller jason isaacson and ann heche. al what is up with the storms? >> it is snowing. check out and see what the rest of the day is right, a good portion of the country and into the weekend. record lows in the northeast, sunshine out west 62 in seattle tomorrow. look ahead toward saturday on your weekend. and look the map is pretty quiet. and we like that. some snow in northern minnesota. plenty of sunshine out west. sunny here in the northeast, a few lake effect snow showers. sunday sunday, little pit of a storm making its way through the lower mississippi river valley central california. make that central florida,
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plenty of sunshine in the pacific no i'm meteorologist glenn schwartz with your nbc 10 first alert forecast. you can see this large area of snow, extends hundreds of miles, so it is going to be a snowy day. the snow totals 4 to 7 inches still expected across much of the i-95 area with a little bit more to the south. temperatures falling today into the low to mid-20s with the snow heaviest in the morning and then ending north to south later in the day. >> that is your latest weather. mr. lawer? thank you very much. now our special seri medical mysteries are. this morning, a young boy in florida went from a healthy child into a wheelchair and doctors could not figure out exactly why. nbc national correspondent, kate snow back again with another remarkable story, hi kate.
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>> good morning. matt look at possible i now, never know what he has been through, a wonderful 13-year-old boy, ready to go back to school when he is well enough but getting here took years. >> bobby was a happy and healthy child. he was in the gifted program at school. and he played many sports. >> reporter: but at 9 years old, bobby started having stomach pain that grew worse and worse. >> a would eat, woe get these what is sive pains, double over and start crying. >> reporter: carrie and tom started eliminating foods from his diet to see if he would feel better. >> eventually ended up only eating blue berries and chicken, it was pretty drastic. >> rep bobby needed a feeding tube and that wasn't all. he had headaches, tremors. he was unable to control his body temperature. >> reporter: doctors figured out bobby had a system affecting systems in his body that should be automatic, temperature
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regulation blood pressure digestion. >> really horrendous pain and i couldn't hold my head up more than ten minutes at a time. >> bobby's health deteriorated he was in a wheelchair and losing his vision. >> we bent from doctor to doctor trying to find answers. >> everyone really helped -- helped out. it took a toll on everybody. >> reporter: then another diagnosis, doctors said bobby had a disorder affecting the strength of his ligaments but even that didn't seem to explain all of his problems. from her home in florida, carrie started doing her own research online. >> and i talked to all different moms that had children with similar problems and learned from them and i started putting the pieces of the puzzle together. >> the whole time we are looking at some black pain never imagining that the problem could be another part of his body his brain. >> reporter: the internet led carrie to dr. harold with cohen children's medical center, hundreds of miles away in new york. she sent him scans of her son's
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skull and spine. so when you see bobby's scans, do you know immediately what's going on? >> yes. we see that the brain is distorted. i knew that he could be helped by surgery. i knew that the chronic pain that he was in could be helped that we could change his life. >> reporter: bobby's ligament condition was affecting his brain. >> the ligaments holding the head on to the spine are too loose. that allowed the bone to be pushed backward into the brain and caused the pain and some of the neurologic problems he was having. >> reporter: in december bobby went to new york for a surgery the doctor invented. during the six-hour procedure, he realigned bobby's skull with his spine and then screwed it in place. >> when you look at the boss on you see that there is noing an lation. there's no distortion of the brain. >> the pipe is looks straight. >> completely straight. >> reporter: they expected bobby's pain to go away but even the doctor didn't expect what
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happened next his stomach trouble, light headedness all those things controlled by the autonomic nervous system they got better too. >> all of a sudden he just started getting better and walking around. >> it felt up real. i couldn't believe it. >> to me it's a miracle. it really is a miracle. >> doctors can't say for certain why his gastrointestinal and other nervous systems got better but may be because the spine was impacting his brain stem which, of course controls all those bucss. the doctor wants to be clear they need more research on this but i think the thing that's so compelling about this story, guys is that his mother did all this research and would not take no for an answer until she found someone and that's ultimately what led to his recovery. just like yesterday, takes one trained eye to look at something and say, wait a minute no. >> has to do with your ligaments and your brain. who would have known? >> a mom would couldn't give up. kate thank you.
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>> we posted more of the story on today.com and kate is back with another medical mystery tomorrow morning. coming up next, the stars of the new show "dig," ann heche and jason isaacs are here. chocolate and wine new ways to use cocoa in the kitchen. first this is "today" on nbc.
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we are back 8:39. ann heche and jason eye sacks star in "dig" premiering on usa tonight, their characters are part of the fbi jerusalem operation and they are on the hunt for wanted criminals. >> yousef is in the building. >> what? >> i followed him here. inch the consulate. >> he must be? >> he must be? you are either sure or no is. a wanted killer in the united states just walked into the consulate. i know what it sounds like. >> sounds insane. >> good morning to both of you, the "dig" symbol showing it all week.
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>> thank you so much for doing it. >> scene in a corridor we are in mountains, tunnels, all over jerusalem, pos plight most boring set. dressed, killed burning. >> there is a lot that is exciting here. we will go back and find a different clip. >> on breakfast tv. >> that is the thing. you have described it as kind of the fbi meets indiana jones, which i by the even though da vinci code in there. >> for sure. da vinci code meets -- >> home land. the simpsons. not the simple as soon as. a whole bump of good stuff. comes from the guy who created "heroes" and "home land" set in a place cameras never been before modern day jerusalem. >> so we can get a picture of the dynamic here you play jason's boss? >> i do yes. >> but how shall i put this delicately you work some nights together. >> there is a physical relationship. obviously, never happened in any other workplace. certainly not on the today show >> absolutely no. >> one of the great things about
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this a big epic adventure story but at the heart of it very real people with some very real personal dilemmas as well because it becomes complicated, as you can imagine. >> the th i guess, distinct sets or places that we see in this series jerusalem was one of them you start filming there, then all the unrest there and you had to pick up and move and find something that was jerusalem-like. so you ended up in croatia. >> we did. anne loves crow way shachl spokesperson for croatian tourist board. >> i want to go back a million times. seep a lot of croatia. >> very lucky rome conquered the world. jerusalem, a hist to have cal place, conquest and blood like no place on earth, not that easy to film n they are not used to film crews n croatia we could control the environment and bring better pictures to the screen. >> you just finished shooting last week? >> i think i finished three days before you or like -- but it was last week we just got back.
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>> naked, running around caves, getting blown up. >> i didn't get to see that part. >> more about that. >> i'm just chugging motrin every morning, frankly so badly injured so thrilled to be sitting on a chair and not running away from people trying to kill me. >> you kind of get peat up in. this. >> i do you trying to save the world. just another day at the office. >> comes with the job. you know what i mean? >> did you take your clothes off in every scene? >> well only when the script required t and then in between, obviously, bit of fresh air. he is an artisan. give for his art. >> fully clothed the entire shoot, let's be honest. >> i leave that up to the younger girls now. and you had some scenes with the younger girls, too. >> meanwhile -- >> now you have really convinced we are not showing the best clips here. >> no, there's a lot more to see. very sophisticated conspiracy thriller but some interesting grownup characters i think it is fair to say. people better check it out, premieres tonight, ann heche, jason isaacs looking forward to it 10/9 central.
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we will be live doing -- >> live tweeting? >> i don't know why, people should be watching the show. >> watch and tweet, a whole thing a thing. by the way tomorrow going to reveal the winner of our dig sweepstakes been doing, a trip of a live time to a wonder of the world. >> wow. coming up next three tasty uses for cocoa to add some sweet flavor to your recipes. first this is "today" on
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back now, 8:45. something new in the kitchen, three things to do with we are picking different ingredients and teaching new ways to use them. first up cocoa. the author of the new book "let them eat cake" is here. nice to see you. welcome back. thanks for having me. >> we go through a lot of cocoa in my house, hot chot l.a. different kinds. go through the basics. >> what you usually find in your grocery store is natural cocoa, the rust-colored one.
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what i by merely use is called dutched cocoa, it was made by a guy who was dutch. they take the acid out, makes it rounder, smoother and obviously makes it darker. you see all these baked goods, dark and rich and have the wonderful round cocoa flavor. >> going to show three recipes, you can do all of these grew then free or vegan. >> or healthier. or all the we will bells and whistles, the but the the flower. >> what is the big winewski? >> chocolatey fudgy, fab you louse cook yescookie. you will whisk together the flour, put in the cocoa, whisk it 30 seconds. it distrouble is he putting the levining the baking powder and i'm going to whisk these eggs until they are ribbon stage and into the eggs i'm adding espresso powder and the vanilla. espresso powder doesn't add a chocolate flavor i'm going to make it do something else. it makes the cocoa more cocoay.
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make it is more chocolatey. you are going to put the flour into the chocolate and use your muscle and just mix it together. you don't have to be gentle. use a spoon. don't be gentle. use your muscle it gets really thick, right? >> gets really all over you, too. oh my goodness. this is not good. i'm a professional. there you go. beautiful. >> let's pretend i did that better. that goes into there. >> then we add the eggs and slowly bold them in in batches. if you add it in all at once it is hard to incorporate. if you add it like a third at a time it incorporates very easily. a disaster here. >> disaster. i really think you should watch, not participate. go eat. >> move on before you insult me more. ends up looking like this. >> if i do it yes. so what we do we take a hot and a wet scooper and you keep it hot and wet so that -- sounds so dirty, so that you easily get it out of the scooper.
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so you just scoop it onto the pan and then what i also do is i get my hands a little moist, everybody's favorite word and i smush it down so that ben it bakes, they don't spread easily you got to smush it. >> what it looks like when it is done? >> yeah. . healthy here, a zucchini chocolate proceed. >> yes. >> really healthy or just a joke? >> it is really healthy if you add extra sugar not going to be healthy. it is really healthy. the cocoa is so healthy. i use black cocoa, obvious reasons, black, so dark so luscious. i made it into cupcakes, gluten free, one of tho cakes adaptable, make it vegan, healthier and then for parties, kids will never know there's zucchini in it >> what kind of icing is that? >> cream cheese icing. >> so not healthy. pretend we did that i want to show the whoopee pies okay? >> so great. obviously, chocolatey
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wonderful, cream cheese icing, everyone is happy. >> talk about the different flowery accomplish. >> zahnment that gum you have to add to any dpruten-free recipe binding his, coconut flour, incredibly healthy, gluten free rice flour, gluten free healthy. balm sugar, organic, minerals, lower glycemic index, want to be healthier. >> be creative, check out different ingredient and make recipes that can thrill your kids but help them out. >> check out the book because it's all in there. >> let them eat cake. thank you very much. nice to see you, for all those recipes, including the gluten free and vegan alternatives go to today.com. up next what a trooper. how about this. evan lysacek live on a very snow inny rink down in rockefelr center. he will perform, but first, this rockefeller center. he will perforcenter.
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and evan lysacek is one of the most decorated u.s. figure skaters of all time 11 major titles including an olympic gold medal and right now, he canning seen in stars on ice and evan is here this morning. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. >> are you really gonna do this gonna skate out here while
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snowing? i'm so impressed. >> i'm pretty used to the cold maybe not the elms but the cold. >> no crazy death-defying tricks? >> no death-defying tricks i'm getting back into skating, joining the cast of "stars on ice" for the tour. >> i love "stars on ice." you saw it when you were 10 years old? is that what got you into it? >> bun of my first introductions into skating, the tour in the united states among many skating shows, the most history and some classicism. this year's show is elevated. i hope people come out and watch the great champions from sochi and from the past vancouver, myself we take to the ice. >> very exciting. you just moved to new york among other things, working in real estate. how is that going? >> i have been working for charter commercial realty and development, i like it a lot, learning very much, very fortunate to have the opportunity and getting used to new york. some days are harder that others. >> i'm going to let you skate. let get out of the way and evan
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lysacek, who can be seen on "stars on ice" will take the stage. ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ >> a beautiful sight and quite the feat in the snow. evan lysacek thank you so much. by the way, if you like that song "take me to church" hoser will be here tomorrow morning to perform it live. send it back inside to the gang. cue the zap bonny. that gets stuck in your head,
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doesn't it? >> wouldt if he was from indiana? then hosier the hoosier. >> the gang from the next hour here what will you be talking about? >> clever and creative kitchen short cults, kitchen hacks. food hacks. also dan buck ka tin ski,
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good morning, i'm keith jones. a winter storm is bearing down on our region. if you need evidence of that take a look behind me. that's center city philadelphia. let's get right to glenn "hurricane" schwartz. glenn, how much more snow are we expecting here? >> we're talking about several inches in and around the philadelphia area points to the south. to the north there's already quite a bit. as you can see from the live picture just outside our studio that is pretty heavy snow. you can barely see across the street. that's some of the heaviest snow of the storm so far. you can see on the radar the darker blues getting into the area and we'll zoom in. you can see the darker blue from
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east in chester county through northern delaware county right into philadelphia itself. but at the shore it's a different story. we're still getting the changeover. that line is moving southward very very slowly. we still have some wet streets in cape may, but eventually that will change the snow as well. the visibility tells us how heavy the snow is and it is heavy in chester county and in many places it's much heavier than it was even an hour ago. wilmington philadelphia, visibility way down. mt. holly, visibility way down. in northeast philly it's just a very heavy snow. starting to get heavier farther to the south. temperatures are also plunging. north and west we're down to 29. in pottstown, 26 degrees in reading and allentown so it continues to have a better chance of sticking. as you can see, the temperature
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will continue to go down as we head through the afternoon and it's just going to be snow pretty much all day long. >> so you want to be tuned in for realtime information. our digital team is working hard right now. check out the nbc 10 weather app, it's a free download. just visit nbc10.com. now to the roads. many are slippery making for a rough commute out there. nbc 10 caught up with a salt spreld spreader on the ac expressway in women's low township camden county. any trouble spots, jill? >> we have an accident on the westbound side of the pennsylvania turnpike near the downingtown interchange. we're told two separate tractor-trailers are involved one is jack knifed so we do have a lane restriction or two out in that area. this is chester county route 35 bypass. watch your on and off-ramps. this is a perfect example of why. the ramps are going to be snow-covered and slippery. these are between the blue route and 95 in delaware county. speaking of 95 there's an accident right by the philadelphia international airport, so just slow down and
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take your time. when it comes to septa, bus route 35 suspended, norristown high speed lane every 15 minutes and watch out for delays. the septa trains are on a regular schedule. amtrak has a modified schedule and dart is on a regular schedule. >> the snow is coming down in portions of northern delaware. that's where we find tim furlong. how are conditions there, tim? >> reporter: i walked out of my house this morning a couple hours ago and there's nothing down here. now you can see there's certainly something here. this is east main street which is usually very busy at center street near the university of delaware which is closed by the way. you can see what's happening to the roads here. some of the plows and salt trucks have been by but this is what's caked on here. again main street is a really busy street. you can see today it's not and you can see why. the snow is piled up. the side parking spots not too
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too well. there have been a bunch of spinouts on delaware highway. the governor is getting ready to brief us in an hour or so. we're heading over there after we leave here. it's not a great day to go driving or do anything outside so far because the snow is coming down hard including go to walgreen's. they're probably very very bored because they keep coming out taking pictures of us. but i don't want to take away the seriousness of what's going on here because it is not a great day to go out. i called my wife in wilmington and told her to stay in the house, stay inside if you can because this is what you're looking at on the road. it's not a lot but enough to make the roads real slippery. tim furlong, nbc 10 news. philadelphia public schools and archdiocese schools are all closed because of this winter storm. you can see a list scrolling at the bottom of your screen. stay with nkz 10 and the nbc 10 news app for the latest school
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closing information. philadelphia has a snow emergency in effect today. that means you have to move your car from designated snow emergency routes or the city could tow it away. today's storm is impacting flights at philadelphia international airport. officials say at least 75% of flights are cancelled until early afternoon. the flights that are leaving could be delayed for deicing. here's the phone number to check the status of your flight. it's 1-800-phl-gate. we're going to have another update for you at 9:25. i'm keith jones. you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10 news app. it's a free download on nbc10.com. back to "today." be safe out there. >> are you sure? >> i hope so. >> oh my gosh. >> did you lock them dad? hfrm i did. >> that was good. >> oh my god. >> yes, they can do that as it turns out. i have to tell you, when i first watched that chills raced up my spine. >> didn't see, it was a diversion, other lion got in the driver's seat and stole the car. >> drove off. >> worked good.
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not their first rodeo. >> found the car two miles awake wallets had been ransacked. >> unbelievable. how did they learn to do that? crazy? >> a freak moment right? >> biting the handle of the car. >> bite the handle that feeds you. crazy. >> watch these cars coming in for years. >> think they have been watching bell opening up -- >> taking notes. >> i don't have fingers, but i can make this work. >> yeah. >> that's incredible. >> unbelievable. >> like a gary larson cartoon. >> was the lion surprised it worked? >> yeah. >> like oh. >> yeah that it worked. >> see whales we can do. >> lock the doors. >> pop the link see what we can get. >> a goosebumps moment. all right, another topic out there, patricia arquette come on the show before of course she won an oscar for fantastic performance in "boyhood." interviewed by people mag zmeep this we can and talked about her natural smile. she says when she was in the ninth grade, a boy voted her best looking in class and then
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he suggested, to get in play poi magazine, she would need to straight.her teeth. >> what's wrong with her teeth? >> not these perfect teeth. >> gorgeous. >> she said she didn't want to look perfect and change herself to be attractive. told her parent she is didn't want to straight.her teeth because it didn't feel like she would fit in who she was inside. it is amazing, a, she was that in tune to herself. and sparing herself i wore brace is he is for seven years. >> did you really? >> it was years. >> a long time. >> i had the most enormous overbite ever. >> it worked. >> ninth grade, would you have told me that? >> no saying you got good teeth. >> i had terrible buckteeth. >> i did, too. >> i had, yeah showed a picture earlier, me playing the flute, my band picture. bad buckteeth. you i just had a retainer for six months and it was fine. >> in addition to the braces for my entire life i had my jaw
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broken. >> oh. >> i have two wires in my jaw to realign because i wouldn't wear the rubber bands so the doctors convinced my dad i was such a bad patient, a bad dentist patient, six weeks, how about that wired shut you love that wouldn't you, twitter? i still have wires. i have to show you my x-rays one day i have wires on the side that are still there. >> at the airport? >> no but i can't can -- my stupid human trick, i can do this pop thing, won't do it it is gross. >> you can pop your jaw. see i had brace and had the rubber bands. which -- >> you did? >> great, could you shoot people from the side. braces -- braces were not the worst thing in the world. no. after lunch, you get three, two periods later, go back up in there, find something. >> snack. >> you know. peanut. oh. chunky peanut butter. oh. that's good. >> now there's a kid on their way to get their braces watching
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this time okay mom. >> braces are much better nowadays. >> invisilin echltgn. >> remember we had the conversation with jewel, that one tooth. why would i get it 2006ed? >> you think what becomes characteristic of -- for example, barb practice streisand, she talks about not getting her nose done. exactly. >> she actually had a perfect a-line she had it lengthened. true. perfect a-line nose. anyway hey -- >> not going there. >> "seinfeld" reunion -- we love seinfeld. jerry, george and cramer back together. they reunited, jerry's wife, jessica's, charity convenient, fatherhood lunch to benefit that
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provides services to people in need pay i gear. michael richards fabulous jason alexander and jerry seinfeld. >> you mentioned baby, can i take us off the road a quick second? you put pay i foot, the concoction on last night. >> you did it? >> molt in four days? >> yes. >> natalie went i don't line like so many of you tweeted us and got the baby -- we don't get a cut from. this you started last night, i'm on my fifth day. i'm gonna show i think that kathie lee owes me something for this. it is outrageous. >> a little something on the side here. >> you got -- >> i wasn't sure what you were talking about. >> this is a good side. can we come closer? that's my skin coming off, that's actual skin. wait. >> oh that's not nice. >> this is awful. why are women -- women clamoring for this? >> because in five days you're gonna say, oh my gosh like new
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skin on my feet. gonna love it. >> here is the deal. i get a pedicure pretty regularly, i don't know where this skip has come from and this is so -- you are married. i'm not. >> wear boots. the good thing, boot season. >> you know what that looks like remember when you used to put elmer's glue create a second skin and then peel it off? >> i have had to change my bed sheets every night, flakes of skin all over -- that's not hospital. >> really gross. be great, come home there's another tamron. >> my dna all over new york. and now she is doing it so you guys have me -- i will be clean and your molting starts. >> all for a dad cause. >> a charity? >> it is. >> i have runner's feet so for me, a good cause.
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>> close. >> off natalie's suggestion we should auction off one of the sheets of your skin. you can have a piece of tamron's foot. >> so nasty. here's a piece. right here. >> make a wish. >> make a wish. >> a little scrap on the table. >> that's just beyond. >> okay. okay. >> anybody eating breakfast, we apologize. >> spelling test for all of you guys. spelling test al. >> how do you spell throb? >> is that hyphenated? >> no you in three days. >> ragged.com. they came out with a list of 29 words that are surprisingly misspelled all the time. surprising stuff. all right? this one for you al, wintery. there's no e. try, no e. >> you said wintery.
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>> purposely set it up for you. no wintery weather. doughnut? >> not like dunkin' donuts. >> not like homer simpson. >> happened -- handkerchief. >> there's a hand in there. >> oh look. >> chief. chief. >> two brilliant people. >> what's good in that? >> there was more. i can't spell. i'm flaking. >> in fact there's so much skin there looks like outside our window right now. >> snowing. this is a winter -- >> a wintery mix.
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>> looking at snow and ice and rain i-95 times square a mess we are going to continue with this snow winter storm warnings watches, advisories from texas all the way into new england. the pig headline boston not gonna see, two inches although this storm has opinion overproducing, we will see. jackson, mississippi, winter weather advisories. as we move through the afternoon, going to see new york city, one to two inches of rain -- of snow per hour could pick up seven inches. we above into this evening from d.c. philly new york city airport delays, five to eight inches and then really cold air coming in behind this. again, boston looks like you're going to be shy of the bigger snowfall amounts, delmarva peninsula, six to nine inches another problem, ice from roanoke to alexandra, louisiana a quarter an inch to half an inch of ice in some spots, dangerous, power outables bad roads and airport delays galore.
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already up to 3,000 flights have been canceled across i'm meteorologist glenn schwartz with your nbc 10 first alert forecast. you can see this large area of snow, extends hundreds of miles, so it is going to be a snowy day. the snow totals 4 to 7 inches still expected across much of the i-95 area with a little bit more to the south. temperatures falling today into the low to mid-20s with the snow heaviest in the morning and then ending north to south later in the day. coming up next the body pains
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>> to learn what symptoms to listen to we have a doctor here from the american college of emergency physicians. good to see you, doctor. to willie's points we all have an ache or pain firmrom time to time. >> i take what people say seriously and people have a sense that this isn't the usual ache and pains. >> let tick through a few of these as we walk this way, doctor starting with leg or calf pain. how do you know when that is serious? >> a cramp from a charlie horse, toes are cramping up this is like an ache. you could have redness. you could have also like a cord that you feel back there. so what we are worried about is a deep vein thrombosis, a blood clot in the leg, economy class syndrome sitting a long time with your legs bent women that take birth control, so it is
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something that you should pay attention to get to the emergency room they will do ultrasounds, if it's positive they will give you blood thinners we don't want the clot to travel to your lung and cause a pulmonary embolism. >> move to upper body pain severe pain. this is severe upper pack pain people will describe it as a tearing pain. and they are incapacitated. this is a dissecting aortic an orism, people with high blood pressure collagen vascular diseases, a tear controlly a great the aorta, blood gets forced in there and creates a false passable all the arteries that come off of it start to get blocked. you can have a stroke, cause paralysis, cause kidney failure. you need to get to the emergency room right away depending where the tear is you will have surgery or there's medical treatment. >> move around the bend here to severe abdominal pain. you said particularly keep attention if you're a woman of
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child-bearing age. >> a quickly fatal type of abdominal pain no birth control is 100%. everyone that comes into the er with abdominal pain childbearing age women gets a pregnancy test, a ruptured ectopic pregnancy. sometimes people don't know they are pregnant. it dealts implanted in the tube. women that are on fertility treatments kind of at higher risk had sexually transmitted diseases scarring in your tube ruptures and you bleed into your abdominal cavity. get to the er right away sometimes you need emergency surgery. >> moving up to dental pain. this can certainly be something to send to you the er. >> people will ignore a toothache, just keep going and then gets into the root and then it causes an abscess that starts tracking down your neck about. if you notice your neck is getting swollen, the skin looks red, your voice sounds funny, you're drooling because you can't swallow your own saliva it can track down to your airway and cause airway obstruction.
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you have the symptoms get to the emergency room you need surgery, don't let a toothache get that bad. >> how about a severe headache? >> this is what's called a thunderclap headache suddenly people know something is wrong, they are grabbing their head, rolling on the ground, they can be unconscious, you worry about an aneurism a bleeding stroke. there's a family history for it blood gets into your brain. it is painful. if unchecked, it can kill you, but also causes stroke symptoms paralysis, need to dealt to the er right away. sometimes there's emergency surgery they do >> important information, doctor. thank you so much. greatly appreciate it. still ahead, begans were devastated when his character was killed off the hit show "scandal." worry not, dan puke ka tin ski is back on tv in the nbc comedy "m ohhh. i remember this day... he got so many compliments on this costume. today is stanley's big day. happy birthday, stanley. he's five.... i was able to determine that stanley is an aquarius. ohh, aquarius... that's so fitting... throughout the whole journey petsmart has been there for us.
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use high fructose corn syrup. general mills. goodness first. good morning, i'm keith jones. let's take a live look outside at the philadelphia skyline. i promise it's there. snow is falling, but it's so foggy you can barely see it. there's a snow emergency in effect in philadelphia today and public and parochial schools in the city are closed of the let's get details now on how much snow we can expect. glenn "hurricane" schwartz joins us. it's coming down hard out there glenn. >> yeah, that fog you're talking about is created by the heavy snow and visibility is down. this is outside the station. still snowing hard and hardly any wind. very unusual for a winter storm. you can see on the radar much of the area covered with snow in the blue. still don't have that changeover far south. a heavy band of snow from
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chester county through delaware county philadelphia. 1 to 2 inches just in the past hour. temperatures also falling down into the 20s north and west so the snow will increasingly be able to stick. watch those temperatures fall as we go through the day and it looks like it's going to snow all day with falling temperatures. >> nbc 10 in delaware a short time ago. you can see the roads are snow covered out there. cars have to take their time getting around. slow down. jillian mele is keeping an eye on traffic. >> you know, we've had a couple of accidents, keith, but really haven't had too many people on the roads so it's been fairly quiet. this is the boulevard and we're not seeing a single vehicle out there. i think a lot of people stayed home today which is a good idea. 422, you can barely see the blacktop. very slow moving. same situation in the lehigh valley with a look at route 22. we're back in a half hour. i'm keith jones. you can always get the latest news and weather with the nbc 10
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welcome back to "today," thursday morning, march 5, 2015. as you can probably hear our weather-bulletproof co-host, tamron hall is outside. what do you got? >> a good one. you guys ready, throwback thursday here we go. this weekend -- this weekend marks the 30th anniversary since the song "we are the world" hit record stores much the song was first recorded january 28 1985. brought okay some of music's biggest stars to raise for african famine relief. can you guess the two artists who wrote the song? here is your hint it may have taken all night long to write the song but it certainly helped to heal the world.
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>> lineal richie. there's another name. >> michael jackson. >> okay. so you both got it. i'm too cold. here is the picture. so cold out here. i didn't even do it right. thank you. here's your buck. and here's your mug. here you go. so -- >> what was the answer? >> also guys for the record i wore wants to work, that's why by legs are out. i had on payments with this coat. but i changed. i have a grand prize. there's someone in this cosmo magazine that is so hot, he can melt the snow. can you guess who it is? willie geist! willie tell them about your cosmo. natalie, why don't you tell us about his cosmo? >> willie in the march edition, he talks about what he thinks about your career, the whole guys leaning in movement. i liked what you had to say, where is it right here? go ahead, read what you said. >> i'm not going to read it. >> i never felt the need to tiptoe around women in the
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office extend to them the same expectation and pad jokes i do my male colleagues true, true and true. >> thank you very much. >> one secret to the success of my marriage and my wife and i agreed not to keep score, i never i did this so you do that, a better role is to respect your partner, pick her up when she has had a tough day, share responsibility and agree to watch "the bachelor" even as it slowly eats away at your soul. so i got to ask you, since you're "the bachelor" farmer chris, choose becca or whitney? six days until the finally. >> i don't know the right decision for farmer chris, but i think he is going to choose whitney. >> you're a whitney guy? >> i love the picture. >> i would like to know what number 21 is list on the list? >> i wrote the cover story, which i -- >> secrets to wealth. >> i think the key is peel your partner's skin off in sheets from their feet. everything is heightened. >> tamron's got ugds on them. even better. yow. >> okay, mr. roker.
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>> your weekend, all this will be out of here behind it record lows the great lakes down south, gorgeous weather western third of the country tomorrow plenty of sunshine. then as we look ahead toward saturday a few snow showers around the great lakes. otherwise, some showers down in southern florida and the rest of the country looking good. temperatures start to moderate. sunday sunday we are looking at wet weather throughout the eastern half of texas into the mid-mississippi river valley, the sunshine continues out west l.a. spectacular, sunny, 78 showers down to miami, 81. temperatures moderate into the i'm meteorologist glenn schwartz with your nbc 10 first alert forecast. you can see this large area of snow, extends hundreds of miles, so it is going to be a snowy day. the snow totals 4 to 7 inches still expected across much of the i-95 area with a little bit more to the south. temperatures falling today into the low to mid-20s with the snow heaviest in the morning and then
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ending north to south later in the day. >> that is your latest weather. >> all right. dan bucatinsky won an emmy for his role of reporter james novack on the monster hit drama "scandal" but that didn't keep his character from meeting an untimely demise. >> you happy face now, because dan is showing off his comic chops on nbc's requests marry me" playing one of the father of the main character, annie and he is pretty excited about the wedding plans. >> the chicago wedding expo. >> yay! oh i thought we were doing one of those everybody says yay things. >> jay, you can going to lurve it champagne tastes and flower workshops and seminar how to keep your pride maids from porking out but still make the pride feel skinny. >> here's looking at you two. >> dan bucatinsky, good to so you, sir. you look very dapper but you said you were worried you looked
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too hosty. arm good way. a good way. i didn't want to upstage you. >> you have clearly. >> sharp suit. >> talk to us about "marry me," big change from "scandal". >> big change. we are had a great time. the writer who created "happy endings" created me all get to improvise a lot. but really fun. "scandal" is fast paced also the risks were higher. >> nobody dies in this. >> nobody dies yet in this i'm playing a character a little bit older than i am. >> i was gonna say. >> casey wilson's dad. you know i am keeping myself looking fit. my theoricy go down to brazil to have treatments done all the time. my character does. >> character, not you. >> not approved by the fda. >> like what tamron's doing. >> so a big debar chur from
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"scandal," you broke a lot of hearts i know not your fault, script written for you, saying every time the cast would sit down for a table read of the script people open the page and see if you were still alive. >> being on a show like that you live by the sword, die by the sword, explosive storytelling and everyone knew that at any point, it could happen. we would always be nervous. josh mall lena would go to the last page to see if he was still alive. like no cheating. but it happened. and you know something, it was emotional departure. i still have the fake blood stains on my spanx to prove it. >> my gosh. should be in the smithsonian. >> right, at the hard rock right? plexiglas. >> you also are producer on "who do you think you are"? >> yes. >> great show. traces the ancestry, a lot of celebrities signed on to do it. who do you have coming up? >> premiere sunday tlc, julie chem the first time the show has gone to china. it is really exciting season.
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julie chen america ferrera. >> yeah. a lot of these celebrities reveal a lot. i saw a teaser for julie chen talks about her grandfather's past not just a surface the good and the bad of who we are. >> one of the things people love about doing the show literally walking in the footsteps of their ancestors, whether a generation ago, josh groban this season goes back eight generations and we discover excitingly sort of a link to his music passion. so it's a very exciting season tony gold win, my buddy from "scandal," melissaette rim, angie harmon. >> speaking of exciting our game for you, two truths and one lie. >> all right. i'm gonna stump you. be hosty. >> i can be hosty. i once crashed a film shoot with meryl streep and robert de niro and pretended to be a background player. that's one. >> when i was 13 i joined a secret society of magicians in buenos aires as the great who
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editor of entertainment. good morning, andrea. start with the movies two great ones tomorrow "unfinished business" with vince vaughn matt had that earlier, starring him and sienna miller. tell us what this is about >> vince says something in this movie which people daydream about quit his job and start his on business. he is saddled with two employees not too hot, one too old in tom wilkinson's character and one too green in dave franco's character, james franco's brother. they will go to any r-rated lengths to get a contract signed. >> "and chappy" starring hugh jackman what is the premise here? >> in the near future from the director of "district 9" and "he will lease yum" cops are replaced by robots in the future and how much artificial intelligence should they have? hugh jackman place the villain in this movie a mullet the hairstyle of the future. >> really? >> yes. he doesn't think very much of
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how do you keep the delicate berries fresher longer? >> who certificate editor-in-chief of reader's digest. good morning. good to see you, liz. >> good morning. >> you have good ideas. some messy. you look beautiful in your dress, launching in. peeling an egg. >> hard boiled egg, egg salad lovers rejoice, take the boiled egg, completely hard boiled egg, put it in a glass that has an inch-worth of water. i want to you cover the glass to the extent possible sealing it with the palm of your hand and then you are gonna shake as vigorously as you can, back and forth. and check and see and hopefully, the egg will crash, the shell will crack and all be able to take off a perfectly -- not happening with hein. >> not boiled hard enough. >> yeah one piece of shell. that didn't work so well. >> we do have proof we worked in the commercial.
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does this all over youtube. okay. >> well okay. >> that's another way. >> it did work on the break. >> so move on to avocados. dice an avocado quickly. very carefully, take the butt of the knife and get it in the -- >> there it is. just like imaginic. >> i take it out. dice quickly the tip of the knife, create a horizontal and vertical sort of grid here going you there the flesh but not through the skin then you -- >> careful with this wife in. >> a span and you are going to push it around the edges and take out beautiful pieces of lovely diced avocado for your salsa. >> yum. fantastic. >> that works. >> talk about potatoes. >> first of all, a big bag of potatoes don't want the sprouts to grow in them throw a couple of apples in with your bow tate toes and apples release ethylene gas, which helps --
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>> so does willie but that's another story. >> potatoes last for up to eight weeks. >> i didn't know that. >> if you want to slice it quickly, home fries, taken a apple slicer okay and put it over the top of the potato center it push down very hard. >> okay. a little oomph into it symmetrical and lovely whens of potato. cool. >> you got it. >> give it all you got, tamron. >> also need an al roker in the kitchen. >> berries, it breaks my heart, berries home two days later, mold grows on them, a few minutes when you get back from the grocery store and put them in a vinegar bath have one part white vinegar and three parts water. >> okay. >> and just put those berries right in the bath. >> does it affect the taste of the per ries, the slip gar? >> i thought that too you know what you do put it in there, let it faith, then in a come lan der and rinse it with cold water. and dry them completely. prevents the mold growth.
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>> how do you save lemons from drying out? >> you need a squirt of citrus instead of the whole legend.. don't slice the lemon, which is gonna get rid of the whole thing, take a fork, pierce your lemon, move it in there to get the flesh going and activate and you just squeeze the amount of citrus juice you need, put it away and it stays fresh, a few days later, pierce the other side of the legend., more lemon juice. >> thanks so much. tie up your onions in your old pantyhose and you there go or new ones thanks so much liz. >> this is "today" on nbc.
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right now on nbc 10 the snow is coming down all across our region and it will continue to fall for hours. this is a live look at i-95 in south philadelphia the shot by the way has drastically changed since about 8:00 a.m. this morning. we've got you covered with hundreds of cameras all over the area. this is a live look from the dash cam of the storm force 10. they're driving around in downingtown, chester county. you can see the treacherous conditions out there.
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harry harrison is on the passenger side. we'll check in with him a little later. a quick programming note. if you're looking for the 10:00 a.m. hour of the "today" show you can watch that on cozi tv. good morning, i'm keith jones. the snow is coming down all over the area. all you have to do is look behind me to see you barely see anything. hundreds of businesses and schools are closed today. by the way, the city of philadelphia is under a snow emergency right now. that means cars parked on snow emergency routes could be towed. state offices in new jersey and delaware are closed today. there are a number of accidents and stuck vehicles across the area because of the deteriorating conditions out there. we have a team of reporters spread out across the region but first we begin with nbc 10 first alert meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. the temperatures are dropping out there. how much longer are we expecting this heavy snow to fall? >> it's going to be hours more of that. we are in the middle of the biggest snowstorm of the winter.
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just about to dover right now. look at the temperature drop. 30 in philadelphia.
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36 at 5:00 a.m. 23 in allentown. it was 32 just a couple of hours ago. 23 in reading. so the temperature's falling so fast that more and more of this snow is going to stick. so at noon it is 29 with heavy snow. 26 at 3:00. 22 at 6:00 with the snow ending. it is going to take all day for it to end. here are the temperatures dropping along with the future cast with the snow. 2:00 in the afternoon, still heavy snow in southern new jersey and all of delaware as we finally taper off and end it up in the lehigh valley and poconos. once again, you can see there is 6:00, still snowing in delaware and south jersey. and finally, this evening, it moves out, but the temperature, well, it is going to go to record levels tonight. record cold tonight.
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more on new snow totals and updated them that's coming up in just a few minutes. >> as glenn mentioned, everything will freeze too as the day goes on. snow emergency has been in effect for philadelphia for about four hours now. you have to move your car from the designated spill emergency routes so the city can tow it away. mitch blacher is live. what is it like where you are? i see the snow coming down. >> reporter: it is coming down pretty -- at a pretty steady pace at this point. it is as light as we have seen it since we have been out here, still pretty heavy. we're at cheltenham avenue. you can see the street the conditions, it is pretty slippery. we have seen a lot of slipouts and couple of spinouts from cars. we actually came up here because septa had some buses that were up here and they were stuck and had to be dug out and supervisors had to come and escort some of the passengers to another bus, auxiliary bus. septa tells us that 25 buses
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throughout philadelphia had that same problem today. as you said there is a snow emergency in philadelphia basically means get your cars off of the snow emergency routes, or they will be towed. trash pickup has been canceled today in philadelphia. at this point, the streets are in the kind of shape you would think they're in. a lot of slick -- we encountered ice undersneeth theneath the street as we came up. the traffic is pretty light. they're doing the best they can to clean it up. that's latest from here in northwest philadelphia. i'm mitch blacher, nbc 10 news. >> we have crews all across our region now to track this winter storm. this is montgomery county, you see the snow coming down steadily along east high street and pottstown. the roads, the walkways slushy. nbc 10's doug shimell, we'll check in with him in a bit. this is berks county. look at this shot. this is high street and douglasville. our crew found this plow truck trying to clear away the snow and make the road safe for
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drivers. north is under a state of emergency right now. for a look at the conditions there, let's go to cydney long in winslow township camden county. how are conditions there across in delaware? >> reporter: they are beginning to deteriorate. we came on the clock about 7:15 this morning. at that point in time these sidewalks, the glassy surfaces were not covered at all. we passed by this sign. we could actually read it about 8:00 this morning. now you can see it is covered up with a good coating of snow and slush, also look at the flags here behind me. we can tell you the winds are also picking up. but here is the good news. because this storm was a little bit delayed, a little bit slow in getting started, camden county officials tell us that gave them the chance the had head start, first to brine overnight, 3:30 this morning is when they started. take a look. we'll get not too close to the road here. we'll get the slush and spray off berlin crosskeys road but they have been out salting.
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we're standing on the winslow township side here in camden county just across the street. it is gloucester township the same county. and right now the same accumulation of snow. let's look at that video that we shot just about exactly two hours ago, keith. this is what berlin crosskeys road looked at that point in time. so you can see a little bit how conditions have changed over the last few hours. it is usually a very congested roadway during rush hour but not many cars on the road as people off from work and school. also salting operations by the south jersey transit authority well under way along the atlantic city expressway which is just about a mile from where we're standing. the roads still are manageable. passable. we saw some folks out this morning getting the last minute errands done getting a quick movie for the kids or run to the bank. take a listen. >> we're going to try to enjoy the snow day and eat some pancakes. that's it. >> the morning progresses the snow will get heavier.
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we'll deal with it as the day goes on. >> reporter: you can see some of the folks out and about getting a quick mom and her daughter getting a little something for lunch here at panera bread, maybe to stay in for the rest of the day. we're also in touch with the delaware river port authority as well as gloucester township police and winslow township police. we got a text from winslow township letting residents in the area to know to move their cars off the road if they want their streets plowed. otherwise, you're going to -- you're not going to be one of the lucky ones and might get snowed in a little bit later in the day. that's the latest live in winslow township cydney long nbc 10 news. >> state offices are closed, work is closed for a lot of people. we saw the woman out there enjoying pancakes on this day off. did you see traffic, though? is that picking up as the day goes on? people waking up later, perhaps? i think we'll check in with her in a minute. it is 10:06 now. temperatures are dropping across the area. the winter storm is also
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affecting flights at philadelphia international airport. 75% of arrivals and departures, they're canceled until early this afternoon. so if you had a flight scheduled today, make sure to check on the status by calling 800-phl-gate. let's give you a check on travel conditions across our region. jillian mele is here with a check on first alert traffic. >> the only spot we're seeing a delay now is on the blue route because of an accident. this is northbound side near baltimore pike. you can see all of these drivers having to merge into one lane there because of an accident up ahead. that's the only problem that we're dealing with on a highway across the area now. this is a live look at 422 eastbound side at oaks. you see it snow covered. but we are not seeing heavy volume on the roads. looks like a lot of people stayed home today, which is a good idea. chester county, route 30 bypass at route 322, same situation there. if you're waking up in the lehigh valley route 22 that's where it is looking like it is a slow go across the area. for drivers in delaware, 95 newark toll plaza, that's a look at the conditions.
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route 73 in new jersey. drivers just slowly crawling along now. and if you have to head out, make sure you take your time. when it comes to septa, bus 35 is suspended. other buses on detours. norristown high speed line is running every 15 minutes. market frankford line has no a or b service. the rest of septa, that's operating with regular schedule however you can expect to see some delays out there just because of the conditions. new jersey transit has system wise cross honoring. patco operating on a snow schedule. amtrak modified and dart on a regular schedule. >> parts of delaware are expected to see the most snow out of this latest winter storm. jim westoff joins us now. take for your time. important day to talk to you. tell us what your crews are seeing outside right now. >> good morning. yes, right now we're seeing the snow is coming down very steadily down in new castle county. we are also seeing snow also down in dover area. so roads are getting treacherous
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in new castle. so we're seeing some accidents, but we're doing the best we can. >> we know the snow is spreading slowly south. the temperatures are dropping. everything is going to freeze. does that hinder your efforts in clearing the roads. >> the rain is like the worst way for us to start an event. it washes away any residual salt there. we can't prestreet the road with more salt. we have to wait for it to sleet or snow and then immediately apply salt. there is a time when the roads will be slick no matter how hard we try. >> looking at a live picture now. i believe this is down in newark delaware. and i wanted to talk to you first about any kind of problem areas you're seeing out there. obviously you use the word treacherous, people should stay off the roadways. secondary roads got to be a problem, right? >> yes. not just snow. secondary roads, as we speak, the primary roads are treacherous. route 1, i-95 just on the road
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myself, and they're dangerous. people are slipping off and going into the ditch. so right now most of the roads are treacherous. if you're out there driving, drive very carefully. >> if you're sitting at home contemplating whether you want to drive, heed jim's advice. we have been talking about this storm for the last few hours. we have been tracking it as it is getting worse. the temperatures are only going to drop. it is only going to freeze out there as we clean off the lens on this live picture there at dell dot. thank you for your time. we'll check back in with you throughout this morning. count on the nbc 10 news app to help you get through this winter storm. i'll keep you updated on the changing forecast any travel troubles as the storm moves through too. all new revamped app is a free download at the app store. let's take a live look outside now. doug shimell is live. we want to show you this picture before we head to break. the heavy snow continues to fall in the area. this is a drastically changing
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situation. 8:00 a.m. this morning looked a whole lot different than this as you heard jim say down in delaware. roads are treacherous. so stay off them folks. if you need to get on there, slow down. but stay with nbc 10 and a quick note here the 10:00 a.m. hour of the "today" show you can find that on cozi tv. we're not done yet, though. we'll be on for the next few hours. stay with nbc 10.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> it is 10:13 here at nbc 10. take a live look at this here. this is atlantic city. seizers in caesars in the background. depending where you're waking up is going to determine what you're seeing outside, whether it is the snow the rain. here we heard dell dot and jim westoff tell us warn everyone out there that the roads are treacherous in delaware and heavy snow is falling in philadelphia right now. just north of philadelphia let's look at how much snow is falling so far in montgomery county. nbc 10's doug shimell is live in towaminson township. >> reporter: it is severely reduced visibility. we're on 40 foot road south of welsh road. and we came up the northeast extension and the one thing we noticed is visibility dropped down to about 50 to 60 yards,
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maybe a little bit further here. you're looking south along 40 foot road. on the northeast extension you got that new three-lane section and the turnpike authority, plow crews downing a great job at keeping two of the three lanes open. when you get down to the two-lane stretch around the lansdale interchange, it really becomes sort of a lane and a half. you end up sort of morphing into one lane. it was passable. and the old rule of thumb is stay in the rut. i did talk with dispatchers with montgomery county radio. they tell us they have had the requisite number of one car slide off the road accidents. and one dispatcher said it does appear as though drivers are slowing down but if they're going from 55 to 40 well perhaps they need to drop it down to 25 to 20. but she said no injuries that they can report in power outages and one of the other elements was, you know salt supplies in and around montgomery county bucks county we did talk with police in bucks
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county, the public works folks tweeted yesterday and today that they were running a little bit low on salt throughout the county, everybody is by this point in the wintertime. they were saying that if you're on some of the back roads, lesser traveled roads, expect a little longer time for the plow crews to get there and get that salt down but be patient, it will all be done. live in montgomery county doug shimell, nbc 10 news. >> about an hour ago we showed a live picture from montgomery county. how have conditions changed? you drove out that way. how have the roads -- what did you experience? >> reporter: we have got roughly three inches of snow on the ground now. but absolutely no complaints at least in terms of our driving up here. we have four wheel drive suvs which doesn't really guarantee you anything if you're not driving safely. visibility still a factor. snow is piling up, this seems to be as we heard throughout the morning the heavier, wetter snow. it does seem to provide a little better traction than some of the
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past one and two inch storms which were sleet and ice based. we had that going for us. which is nice i suppose. live in montgomery county doug shimell. >> 29 degrees out there now. 10:16. heading back to the city not everyone is staying inside today in philadelphia. we found these people out in the snow and the may fair section around 7:00 a.m. you see the sidewalks, the roads were already coated with snow. that was 7:00 a.m. behind me in this live shot of center city philadelphia you can see that the snow is falling strong right now. we'll get to that picture. the rain turned to snow later in the morning at least in gloucester county. this is video from washington township where the flakes finally started to fall around 7:00 a.m. we have crews checking out conditions all across our area this morning. the roads here this was along route 202 at north wilmington a few hours ago. see the road was slushy at that time but boy do things change. how long will the storm last? that's on everyone's minds now. let's go back over to nbc 10 first alert meteorologist glenn
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"hurricane" schwartz with the latest on this storm. temperatures will drop. we checked around with our reporters, depending where you're waking up is really dependent on what you're seeing. >> there is a variety. you go far south in the area still just raining. and it is getting really cold up north. this storm is overall going to last all day. here is a live picture of city avenue outside the station. it has been plowed. a lot of traffic. and it is manageable. on the other side this is a parking lot and you can see lots of snow on there. just have to plow once got to plow every couple of hours to get rid of this stuff. it just keeps coming. right up from the southwest, right along the same band with thunderstorms. we call this training. right along the same train track and here we are northern part of new castle county just about all of delaware county in through philadelphia camden county, northern burlington.
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we have got another batch of had heavier snow coming in to berks county. that will be moving into the lehigh valley. and farther to the south, we finally start to see snowflakes in the atlantic city area. and in central delaware it took a long time. these are just some of the preliminary snow totals. fleetwood, 3.9 inches in berks county, king of prussia, 3.5. emace, 3. allentown, 2. we'll keep updating those throughout the day. we have updated the snow map and pretty much where the original 6 plus was that we had predicted, well, 2 to 4 inches up toward the poconos, but 4 to 7 in the lehigh valley and berks county. so we raised those numbers. we have extended the 6 to 9 area, made it 7 to 10 just about all of chester county much of montgomery bucks, delaware county philadelphia
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burlington gloucester camden new castle salem counties all in that 7 to 10 range. and then lower totals as you go farther to the south. it will eventually snow in sussex county delaware. and 23 degrees in reading and allentown, incredibly cold, 14 in the poconos, dropping by the hour 26 in pottstown. 25 in doylestown. now, we're getting cold enough 28 degrees at kennett square so that any kind of untreated surface is going to stick. 30 in wrightstown. now, farther to the south, this is warm enough for anything to generally melt on the roads, but as you saw, those temperatures keep going down. and that's what's going to happen throughout the afternoon. here is the future cast. 2:00 we still have pretty significant snow in all of delaware all of the southern half of new jersey. this is not close to being over.
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and 4:00 the temperature down even more. 26 in philadelphia. keeps getting colder. more more sticking. and then we come to night fall. and it is going to be in the lower 20s. we're not going to get any sunshine that will dry things out. we don't have much wind to dry things out. everything is just going to freeze during the night tonight and then we get some record cold. the visibilities tell us how heavy the snow is. reading, quarter mile that's heavy snow half a mile i would call it moderate to heavy. and that's what we have in philadelphia. wilmington, northeast philly mount holly, heavy snow with a quarter mile wrightstown, toms river, that's accumulating snow. that's for sure. even atlantic city visibility has gone down. so for today, of course the snow heavy at times, ending north to south, gradually, not a
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whole lot of wind. that temperature goes down. and during the night tonight, record low temperatures we're talking about near 10 in philadelphia, and 3 in some of the northern and western suburbs. some of those records go back as far as 1872. >> unless anyone thinks they're getting spared we saw rain on atlantic avenue. it has got to make efforts to clear the roads with the dropping temperatures difficult. you said snow is starting to fall in atlantic city. >> yeah but the first snow just like what we saw in the philadelphia area melts. and so you don't think that there is any kind of big deal. people woke up around here 5:00 this morning. 6:00 this morning. didn't look like much. it is looking like a lot more now, isn't it? >> a changing situation out there, glenn. thank you very much. we'll check in with you in a few more minutes. make sure you're following the nbc 10 first alert meteorologists on twitter and social media as this winter storm moves through. they'll be tweeting any changes
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so you can always have the most up to date forecast and snowfall predictions. you can also check in with our facebook page, nbc 10 philadelphia for the latest updates. snow is falling across delaware. nbc 10 delaware bureau reporter tim furlong is live in newark new castle county. i'm sure you can attest to that. what are conditions like where you are? >> reporter: they're pretty bad. you know it is a real deal dell dot event when they bring out the cots. this is how you know it is a real deal event. we're here in the yard because governor markell will give us an update. i want to take you outside and show you what we're dealing with outside. all the dell dot trucks are geared up. you see the slush on the ground. and you can see it is a real mess at this point. the snow coming down really hard. visibility not great. local and state offices are closed today. it is not the worst time in the
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world out on the roads in terms of the volume of traffic. but the people out there are slipping and sliding as you heard jim westoff say. state police say they had 23 crashes today, no life threatening injuries that's a good thing. look at the video we shot a little while ago on south college avenue in newark. that's a usually busy stretch of newark by the university of delaware. the university is closed today. there aren't many cars to warm up the roads. it is slippery. it is dangerous. speed restrictions in place in delaware. the delaware memorial bridge is down to 35 at this point. keep an eye on the sign. as we come back her live i want to show you what we're dealing with here, as the snow falls, you see from my jacket it is coming down hard and fast out here, you see down here there is a layer of the slush that when we all came out earlier and didn't see snow we did see a slushy mix from all the rain last night. and as jim westoff said the dell dot trucks like this one loaded up with salt the real issue has been they didn't get a chance to put salt down yesterday and what was already there got washed away because of all of the rain we had.
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it has been a long couple of days. it didn't help them get prepared for what we're dealing with today and as glenn said it will get real real cold. in a little while, we'll take you back inside. we'll get an update on the state. everyone is doing the best they can can with the situation as we speak. it is a mess out here. if you don't have to go outside on the roads, you should probably avoid trying to do so. it is nasty and keeps getting worse. tim furlong, nbc 10 news. >> thank you very much. a big deal when they got the cots set up inside for them to stay overnight. we'll check in with you in just a bit. this could be the biggest test of the season so far for penndot crews in our area. jean blum joins us. we heard from del dot. what is the condition of the highways at this hour. secondary roads may be one thing. the highways the primary roads. >> primary roads are passable. we're showing a considerable amount of black top on highways.
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on the nonexpressways motorists will find various degrees of snow cover. we're treating the roadways salting and continuing to plow and we'll do so throughout the course of the storm and into tonight. >> tim furlong mentioned in dell dot they were saying the problem was it rained first washed away the treatment on the road. do you have the same problem in pennsylvania? >> we did not spray brine either yesterday because of the salt residue would have just been eliminated and removed from the pavement by the rain. so that was not a treatment that was we were able to apply, but we had our crews in by midnight last night, everything was loaded up and as the snow began to fall this morning, we began applying the granular salt. temperatures at that time were working in our favor with temperatures in the high 20s, 30 degrees. so, you know and traffic being relatively light with the relatively smooth morning. there were some incidents on the
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highways. but we continue to urge motorists that they have to travel during this course of this storm. just need to give yourself plenty of additional time and reduce your travel speeds. >> glenn was saying the snow is going to likely continue through the afternoon, 2:00 3:00 4:00. the snow continues to fall. as the snow falls, temperatures are going to drop. are you afraid of everything freezing up? >> we'll do our best to try to prevent it. when the snow stops, i think you'll see some continued improvement in the highways. and we'll continue to be plowing, pushing back the snow clearing the gore areas to help prevent that refreezing from occurring. and then we will be having crews on during the overnight hours should we need to apply material, any areas that may freeze. this is a situation where we have temperatures go down to possibly single digits tonight. we'll be working throughout the night to push the snow back as far as possible off the roadways
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and as clear as much slush off the pavement to hopefully prevent that from happening. but, again, motorists traveling tonight and overnight and rush hour friday morning will need to heed that same advice of use extra care and caution because we're coming off a very large snowstorm. >> this has been a pretty light season so far. at least in terms of snowfall. looking live at the shot of stormforce10. harry hairston is on board that. we'll hear from him in a bit. you see the roads, like gene is saying be careful out there. if you don't have to stay off the roads. gene blum with penndot, thank you. we want to see your weather pictures. show us what it looks like in your neighborhood by uploading your photos on the all new nbc 10 news app. e-mail us or post your pictures and video to our nbc 10 facebook page. to a live picture right now from atlantic county down to atlantic city. a picture of atlantic avenue.
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it is wet down there. glenn "hurricane" schwartz however, says that temperatures are going to drop roads are going to freeze the snow is going to begin to fall. matter of fact you see some of the light stuff falling right now. traffic is picking up down there as the day goes on. state offices in new jersey are closed. we have heard from countless officials so far. if you don't have to be on the roads, stay off the roads we're expecting inches of snow pretty much everywhere you're waking up this morning. so make sure you stay with nbc 10, we'll be on the air, on air and online also, nbc10.com.
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nbc 10 first alert weather breaking news. >> right now on nbc 10 the snow is coming down across our region and it will continue to fall for hours. this is live look now. i-95 at south philadelphia. the shot is drastically changed since 8:00 a.m. the visibility is low in philadelphia because of the heavy snow that continues to fall. on the ground on the roads, here is a live look at stormforce10 driving around in downingtown, chester county. the roads there, they attempted to treat them. the plows aren't out there as of yet. harry hairston is there, we'll check in with him in a few minutes. over to nbc 10 first alert meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. first, the latest on this storm. how long are we talking here? >> we're talking about it lasting all day. and at some parts of the area even 7:00 8:00 tonight, it is
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still going to be snowing. here is a live look at center city from lowe's camera and visibility is bad, but not as bad as it was an hour ago when you couldn't see anything. the streets generally on the wetter side in center city. at least for the most part right now. and the headlines on this first alert weather day, heaviest snow occurring right now across a good portion of the area spreading slowly southward and everything freezes later today and especially tonight once we lose this powerful march sun. a huge zone of snow that is not moving north or south, really. this is representing the way that the radar echoes are moving. the upper level winds are going right along this same area. so it is not moving that way. it is not moving that way. it just keeps riding right along that same train track.
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training with thunderstorms. that's what it is doing here with the bands of heavier snow. one of them covering delaware county now. northern new castle county part of philadelphia, farther to the north and that other heavier area in western berks county heading right toward the lehigh valley and eventually upper montgomery and bucks. some of those areas getting more snow than was expected some of these southern areas are going to get less because the rain and snow line has taken so long to go down. it has finally got noon kent county finally getting through most of south jersey. but it has taken a while. visibility tells us how heavy the snow is. quarter mile it is heavy snow. that's what they got in reading. other areas with half mile that's -- i would say it is moderate to heavy snow. mount holly, one quarter mile. that's heavy. wilmington, pretty heavy. and we're starting to drop in south jersey but still not on the heavy side.
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what happens during the rest of the afternoon? look at that. it just stays there. 2:00 in the afternoon, not only is it snowing across the entire area, but the blue is getting darker indicating the heavier snow. in delaware and south jersey where you haven't necessarily had as much as we had in pennsylvania you're going to catch up over the next several hours. as it tapers off, farther to the north, but the same time the temperature goes down everywhere. so once we get toward the end of the day, and the sun is setting, and it is getting dark these temperatures, well everything is going to freeze up. don't have a chance to dry out. not going to be much wind. and then because of no wind, once we clear out tonight, the temperature is going to go down to near record levels. record cold tonight after the biggest snowstorm of the season. there we are with those
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temperatures in the 20s to the north and west and near freezing farther to the south. we'll continue to update this. get new snow amounts of what is actually falling and keep updating the snow totals if necessary. >> double dose of trouble here tonight, glenn. quick programming note if you're looking for the 10:00 a.m. hour of the "today" show watch that on cozi tv. we have been mentioning all morning long we have been covering this system we have reporters stationed all over the area stormforce10 is one of those tools we use to track the conditions where you are right now, right now nbc 10's harry hairston is live in chester county, those roads out there don't look plowed harry. >> reporter: we're going down devin road if you're familiar with this area around southbound parallel with route 100 and this is one of the secondary streets as you see. completely snow covered, and underneath that snow you have a great deal of ice, we can see
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that ice as we're driving, taking -- creeping along to make sure we're safe in this vehicle. we have noticed that in this area there has been a lot of vehicles that have spun out, trying to go up some of the hills of the area including a small plow truck had been stuck on the side of the road. police say they help get him out by calling in a wrecker. as i say, this is one of the of the areas that have not been plowed out. these have been neighborhood areas, folks trying to get in and out of their house, they need to know about these areas because these roads simply not plowed and are very treacherous at this time. also there is some blowing snow in this area. and i don't know if our camera can pick item, but up, but it is affecting our visibility. visibility not what it should be or what it could be to help you out out here. a lot of the roads not plowed. snow covered over the ice, or the ice is snow covered, so you want to be very careful coming out here. we're going to stay out on this
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area and crews around some more of the secondary roads enget ss and get back to you and what we're seeing, what some of the areas are that are very bad and some areas that may look better for you. we'll tell you about that later on. back to you. >> this is why we're on tv now, the largest snowfall of the season. we have been spared for the most part this winter but not today. has traffic pick up any in your travels? >> reporter: repeat that i'm sorry. just didn't hear you clearly there. >> no problem, harry. has traffic picked up where you are. primary roads in chester county do you see people heading out the door? >> reporter: no traffic has not picked up. traffic has been very very light. as i said we have seen quite a few cars that have been stranded off to the side of the road. it seems as though some people are taking heed and simply not driving. traffic is -- the roads are just not that good out here.
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snow cover over the ice. i think people are listening to us and realizing that now is not the time to take to the streets. >> harry hairston. our coverage continues now. we head to south jersey. nbc 10 jersey shore bureau reporter ted greenberg is there live. what are conditions like where you are? >> reporter: well keith, we're in atlantic city along atlantic avenue, at the foot of the atlanta city expressway at the tanger outlets, walk area busy retail area. we have sleet falling here. rain for much of the morning, coming down but in the last 45 minutes to an hour it has changed over to sleet. but also some snowflakes coming down too. you can see all of that sleet, these little ice pellets, accumulating here on the grass. the sidewalks, they're still okay. the roads are still okay here where we are, right along the immediate coastline. but things are different inland
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and north of here in the shore region. look at some of the video that my news contacts have been tending me throughout the shore region. this one from toms river in ocean county. it has been snowing there since about 7:00 this morning. i'm told there is about an inch of snow on the ground so far. but the snow has started to come down heavier and it is accumulating more quickly. again, snowing there in toms river since about 7:00 this morning. take a look at some of the video we received a short time ago from barnegat township not far from here where we are in atlantic county. it has been snowing there. and also in the little egg harbor township area stafford township area since about 9:00. i'm told by my contacts that conditions have quickly deteriorated. the same situation in western portions of atlantic county as you head inland. the police chief told me they had two accidents since 7:00 this morning.
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in hamilton township the mays landing area i'm told that numerous accidents are reported along 322, the black horse pike as snow -- as the rain and sleet have changed over to snow. i got a picture a short time ago from a police officer in hamilton township that we'll show you in our next live shot just shows an suv that went right off the black horse pike into the tree line because conditions are just getting more and more slick. however, if you go south of here, into cape may county people there are telling me they're just seeing rain. so definitely a mix, depending where you are, here along the coastline and throughout the shore region in ocean, atlantic and cape may counties. the whole mix of conditions snow, sleet, and then rain as you head farther south. we're going to keep tabs on what is happening. i'm going to continue to check with my contacts and bring you the latest later on this morning. live in atlantic city i'm ted greenberg, nbc 10 news.
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>> something to see the rain ponding there on atlantic avenue. good example of the changing conditions as you pointed out. glenn is telling us rest assured, the heavy snow will catch up to the jersey shore in northern delaware. have you talked to officials down there? i imagine the rain at first we're looking on our camera may hinder efforts clearing the roads when snow falls. >> reporter: i'm sorry, keith. >> we'll go back to ted greenberg in just a few minutes down there. you saw the rain in that picture. this one, though this is from our delaware bureau reporter tim furlong, from new castle county. a whole different situation. he was driving in newark. you can see the roads were covered in snow down there. road crews are trying to stay ahead of the storm too. we found this truck spreading salt on the ac expressway just northwest of where ted greenberg was. this is winslow township camden county. if you head out on the highways take it slowly.
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a check of travel conditions across the region. last time we talked to jillian mele, the blue route was a problem. how have things changed? >> this is one of my favorite tolls we have here. this is glen dot radar we put over our traffic maps. the glue is indicating all of the snow coverage throughout the area. you can see all of the highways throughout the area that would be affected by this. as we zoom this in with route 422 and 76 and the pennsylvania turnpike, you can see this is what it is looking like right at that interchange. this is on route 422. snowy conditions out there. that's what we're seeing all across the area this morning. and this map is a good indicator of how the roads are really reacting, how the drivers are reacting to the road conditions out there. you see the lines of yellow. that is an indication that things are slow. and then you see the lines of red. that means we're seeing really slow spots there. and keith mentioned the blue route earlier, we had an accident on the northbound side of the blue route right near baltimore pike. that accident has cleared. conditions are still pretty poor
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across the area this is 76 near the conshohocken curve, even side streets looks bad. this is route 23 at hollow road. across the area, what we're seeing, in the lehigh valley this is interstate 78 near cedar crest boulevard. this morning, we didn't have a morning rush because we didn't have the normal volume on the roads we're used to seeing. that's good as you can see, the conditions have started to rapidly change throughout the morning. if you don't have to head out and shouldn't on 95, same situation there in delaware that's what it is looking like. for drivers in new jersey 295, route 168, for the most part on 295, the roads looked wet. right now you see that snow is coming down. you see it in our cameras, the roads are going to be slippery. >> thank you very much. you know the rain is changing to sleet in atlantic city as ted greenberg just reported moving to philadelphia though heavy snow is causing for low visibility. live picture of i-95 and south philadelphia. traffic moving smoothly as jillian mentioned. not many people outside, they're
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heeding our warnings at nbc 10. deldot and penndot said if you don't have to be on the roadways stay home. you want to make sure you stay with nbc 10. glenn "hurricane" schwartz has brand-new information on this rapidly changing storm.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> we have hundreds of traffic cameras all across this area. about a half hour ago we checked in with doug shimell live in montgomery county. traffic moving very slowly out there. the roadways they have been treated. however it is difficult to get out there. and it is difficult to drive around. if the camera could pan to the left to show a different perspective of just how bad these roadways are, we'll wait for that about 10:45. 29 degrees. temperatures just dropping. we'll check in with doug and move that camera around when he's live. the storm is affecting air travel as well. for more on what flyers need to
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know, we're joined by mary flannery the public affairs manager for philadelphia international airport. good morning mary. thank you for taking the time to talk to us. >> good morning, keith. how are you doing? >> we're doing well. we know there are delays out there. let's talk about this though. any cancellations because of this system? >> actually there are hundreds of cancellations. the delays are not so many because there were so many cancellations announced last night and today. cancellations are mounting through the day as the airlines decide on their own operations. and i'm look at my window and it is really coming down heavy right now. there are some flights that are operating this morning. if you were going to san juan you got out. so the caribbean flights got out. the arrivals from europe are on track right now to arrive this afternoon. but what we're encouraging people to do is of course check with their own airline or you can go to our website. >> and mary what is worse here? the visibility is really low because of the heavy snow in
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philadelphia. is it the visibility or the snow that is falling? >> for the airport, it is the snow that is falling. visibility is fine. we can deal with that. we're working hard, our crews are working hard to keep our two remaining runways open. so we are plowing and grooming to clear the snow off runways. >> all right, mary flannery joining us. hundreds of cancellations out there. she mentioned, go check out the website or call the number 1-800-phl-gate, on your screen now. thank you so much for your time. we'll check out other news happening now. police looking for a driver and a passenger after an suv crashed into a bank in north philadelphia. nbc 10 was on the scene at broad and jefferson. that's where the cadillac suv plowed into the entrance of the united bank. police say the suv hit a car before smashing into the bank around 1:40 this morning. no one was hurt.
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and nbc 10s with on the was on the scene of a police investigation in west norton township. we learned a child there was taken to the hospital. we're making calls to police to find out more details. use the nbc 10 app and stay with nbc 10 for updates. this just in to nbc 10. the delaware river port authority has just released the dash cam video of the moment after this tanker truck explosion last week in camden county. look at these images. you can see the flames thick black smoke. sources told nbc 10 the driver admitted to police that he may have been going too fast when his gas tanker overturned and exploded in pennsauken on february 23rd. sources also say the driver was upset that police subpoenaed his cell phone records to see if he was texting or talking on the phone. so far authorities have not filed charges, but have 30 days to do so. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist
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glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> well, we're in the middle of the biggest snowstorm of the season. now last winter we had had three storms of over 10 inches. and this winter most of our storms have been fairly small. 4.8 is the biggest. noon, it is still heavy snow. by 3:00 it is tapering off somewhat. and then it is ending at least in philadelphia area by 6:00. look at that temperature, 22 degrees. very unusual type of day. especially for march. temperatures don't fall during the day in march very often. look at the size of this area of snow. it is huge. and it is not really moving very much. there is the upper flow right along the same area. there is no reason for anything to move. so pockets of heavy snow one right down near the airport at the moment. there is that heavier back that was in berks county right over
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lehigh valley again and had to up the snow totals there and heavier bands starting to come across delaware and south jersey. you get your share of snow. i know it is coming in later. but it is going to end later. there is still plenty of snow to go. look at this. this whole area moving up the same way. this is a very unusual type of pattern and spreading to the south, very slowly. that's why you got hour after hour after hour of this. visibility tells us how heavy the snow is. reading again, very heavy, quarter mile half mile visibility considered fairly heavy. you go outside with half mile visibility, you would tell your neighbor, that's pretty heavy snow. wilmington, half mile philly half mile mount holly, quarter. that's heavy. northeast philly a half mile. and then there is the forecast.
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the computer models showing that even by 3:00 we still have snow in doylestown and pottstown. the heavy snow though shifts to the south. so delaware and south jersey all right, you're getting pounded at 3:00 in the afternoon. and at 4:00 in the afternoon, meanwhile, everybody else's temperatures are going down as the snow is tapering off. finally by 6:00. and now we're starting to see the heavier snow move off shore. and then what do we have after this? a record cold night. 10 degrees in philadelphia. and down to about 3 in some of the suburbs. heeding records, some of them set back in the 1800s. 23 now in reading. and in allentown, 25 quakertown quakertown, doylestown, coatesville and especially when that strong march sun goes back down over the horizon, those
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temperatures are going to help ice everything up tonight. so you may want to try to get rid of as much as you can in the driveway and sidewalks, because it is going to be so much harder tomorrow morning. and you want to go out this and shovel when it is 3 degrees? i wouldn't want to do that. 25 in kennett square and coatesville right now. 29 in swedesboro. and washington township. 28 in trenton. so we have temperatures below freezing over a good bit of the area now. now southern half of delaware extreme south jersey still 32 a little above, snowflakes are melting, which is the same sort of thing that happened in the philadelphia area earlier today. and for those of you in philly who have friends or relatives, let's say cape may, see the snowflakes falling and melting, you can call them up and tell them, yeah ours started like that too. it is not like that now. the snow heavy at times, gradually ending north to south
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as temperatures fall to 22 to 25. by 6:00 tonight and by tonight, down to 10 in the philadelphia area and down to 3 in some of the colder suburbs. now, it is going to stay bitter cold during the day tomorrow. sunny, 27 degrees, bitter cold saturday morning and then after that, we'll breathe a sigh of relief. it is going to feel more like spring next week. we're not going to have this kind of stuff next week. and we may actually have a day or two of 50 degrees. >> can't even see out there. this is from camden across the delaware river. the visibility is that low. you can only imagine what happens on the roadways. >> and we have a widespread area that is looking like this. very often you have a couple of places with the heavy snow and other places with light snow. others with none at all. it is a very wide area that is covered and like you just saw, it is not moving. so that's why we have hour after
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hour after hour of this. this morning, when it was not snowing, just raining, 36 degrees, and snow lovers are really disappointed. but i told them be patient. don't be fooled. this is a marathon, not a sprint this type of storm. >> yesterday, in the afternoon meeting, you mensed there was edyou mentioned there were two types of storms type a and type b, but this is unusual. >> type a form over the gulf of mexico and move up our way, contain a lot of moisture. those are generally the easiest ones to predict. the '96 blizzard was like that. the other ones develop right along the east coast, nor'easters and they can be real difficult. but also have a lot of wind. this one has got no wind. and this is just a front that is sagging southward. normally if we're in the 40s, then the cold front comes through, it drys out. >> sure. >> not this time.
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this is an unusual pattern. and there has been tremendous snow with this same system from texas, now all the way into new england. louisville, kentucky over a foot of snow overnight last night. and, of course stranded on highways down there. >> talking about changing conditions too. we looked at northern delaware you look at parts of atlantic county, the jersey shore. they're seeing rain changing to sleet. you say rest assured, though they'll catch up. >> yeah. this whole system is slowly moving south. well, it has got to go down toward atlantic city and cape may and southern delaware. it is going to happen. just taking a long time. and the fact that it is taking so long that is why the lehigh valley, for example, in berks county are getting more snow than what was expected. just raised warnings for the lehigh valley. we're not out earlier because this thing is moving so slowly. >> the snow could keep falling for four five 6:00 and then
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we're not even done. then the record cold to contend with. 10 degrees, 3 degrees in some places. >> i can't imagine this pattern in january. it is hard to get to 3 degrees in march. that's why it is a record. >> thank you very much, glenn. what impact is the storm having on amtrak. we have been talking mass transit too. listen to this we're joined on the phone by craig shoals from amtrak. he'll tell us a little bit more about conditions on the rails. what are you seeing so far? any cancellations, delays and departures? >> well, we have some canceled trains today. we're running fewer trains than we would on a typical thursday. but the good news is the trains that are out there, and running, they're doing okay. we had some minor delays 15 30 minutes in most cases. weather related issues. but for the most part everything that is out there is running pretty well.
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so, you know if you need to get up to new york for some reason you know be careful on your way into the station and we'll be glad to get you where you need to go. >> whole different story from air traffic, though. philadelphia international airport reporting hundreds of cancellations. craig shoals from amtrak, thank you for joining us taking the time to tell us about the 15 20, 25 minute delays there. we appreciate it. this is a live picture, by the way, you can barely see the streets from our lowe's camera. and look at this this is philadelphia on the streets themselves. traffic moving very very slowly. i believe this is broad street in center city. mitch blacher is live. he's going to join us from chestnut hill in a bit. in the meantime take a look for yourself, if you have to hit the roads, make sure you're careful. if it is not essential, stay home and keep it tianuned to nbc 10. glenn "hurricane" schwartz is tracking this rapidly changing storm that is dumping inches of snow aall across the area for hours.
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nbc 10 first alert weather breaking news. >> right now on nbc 10 the snow coming down across our region. it will continue to fall too for hours. live look at i-95 and south philadelphia. the shot is drastically changed since 8:00 a.m. even in the time we spent on tv that's about 10:00 a.m. this morning. we got you covered with hundreds of cameras all over the area including this one. live look to the dash cam of stormforce10, they're driving around in downingtown, chester county. harry hairston we'll check in with him in a bit. you can see out there, unplowed roads, crews work to clear them. good morning. i'm keith jones. the storm has come down all over the place. hundreds of businesses schools are closed today, the city of philadelphia is under a snow emergency right now. and that means cars park on the snow emergency roads could be towed. state offices in new jersey and delaware, they're

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