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the world rang in the new year here and in other countries. plus, a philadelphia tradition. we're hours away from the mummers' parade. we'll tell you what to expect in a live report. >> this is a live look from our camera atop the loews hotel in center city philadelphia. a few revelers may be making their way home. we'll tell you what to expect as we head into the weekend. >> good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm katy zachry. >> i'm lauren mayk. you do get a chance to pull those coats out, the first time of the new year. let's head over to brittney shipp for our first alert forecast on this new year's day. >> good morning. i needed my coat yesterday. you definitely need it today. look at our temperature change map. down 13 degrees in the poconos. 13 degrees colder in atlantic city, 14 degrees colder in millville and 8 degrees colder in philadelphia. so we're at 29 degrees in the poconos, 37 in allentown, you
can see the wind direction from the northwest. so colder air, still making its way in. 41 in philadelphia, 39 in wilmington. today will be colder. yesterday's high 52 degrees, today we'll stay in the mid-40s. by 7:00 a.m., 39 by 10:00 a.m., 40 degrees and 1:00 p.m. only 44 degrees with our wind speed strong throughout today. that's going to make the feels like temperature colder. our radar satellite/radar shows quiet dry conditions and cloudy conditions heading into the rest of today. our highs will get to about 4 sticks in philadelphia. 40 degrees in pottstown, same in allentown, then 40s in atlantic city and 46 degrees in dover. that's just the beginning. i'm tracking temperatures dropping down in the mid-30s for daytime highs. i'll let you know when coming up. >> it's definitely winter again. thanks. new from overnight a car slammed into a house in north philadelphia. it happened around 2:00 this morning at 25th and cumberland.
the driver lost control and crashed, damaging the front porch and steps. no one was hurt. >> 5:31. a car hit a woman overnight in philadelphia's nice town neighborhood. she is in stable condition in the hospital. it happened at 19th and hunting park avenue around 3:00 this morning. police are investigating. happening today, the mummers are hours away from taking over center city in a long time philadelphia tradition. nbc 10's matt delucia is live for us this morning with a preview of the parade. matt, you seem to be in the thick of it. any one joining you at this early hour? >> reporter: not really, katy. i'll tell you it's quiet out here along jfk, just a lot of floats out here lining the parkway where you can see just a few of these things that are out here now. we've got what looks like science experiment, look likes a brain here. then you have here what look likes a laboratory. some sort of back to the future thing. this is all going to be
interesting as it plays out later on this morning as we watch the mummers' parade. this really is a new year's day tradition. 116th year for the mummers' parade. more than 40 clubs, thousands of people of all ages come out to show off and dance and strut their way into this new year. it is a very competitive competition, we'll see a different divisions, the comics, fancy brigade, string bands, all those guys, last year the organizers they changed the route, to start at city hall. then work down broad street to washington, it's a little bit shorter than it's going to be the same route again this year. all in the judging, all of that main activity if you will is going to happen right by city hall about 15th and jfk. of course there's also performances going on down at the convention center as well, so all of this is going to be happening later on this morning through the day. well into the afternoon. it's going to be pretty fun to see and these guys are hopefully going to come out in the next
couple hours getting on the floats and going out to have a good time. it's a little bit -- a little warmer out here this time around last year it was colder to start the day. so of course it's going to be better weather for the folks out here who want to enjoy this. great family event indeed. live in center city, matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." >> did you see these? fireworks kicked off a night of celebration along the water front in philadelphia. nbc 10 gave you a front row seat to the first show at 6:00 p.m. and there were more at midnight. well, that is new year's in the big apple. this is in times square just after the ball dropped last night. security there was tight, about 6,000 uniformed and undercover police officers were on patrol. there were also mounted patrols,
bomb sniffing dogs, radiation detectors and hundreds of surveillance cameras. there were no reports of serious problems. >> police say an armed robbery attempt did not go as planned in rittenhouse square. several people held down a gunman after he and two accomplices tried robbing a man at 16th and pine streets. officers showed up and arrested the man. they are still looking for the two others with him. >> this morning police continue to look for the gunman who shot and killed a man yesterday in north philadelphia. authorities tell us the victim was riding a bike when someone shot him several times. investigators are trying to figure out a motive for the shooting. that shooting was the city's 280th homicide of 2015. it was also the latest of four murders during the last week of the year in philadelphia. it left four dead in separate incidents. the 2015 numbers marked a 13% increase in homicides compared to both last year and the year
before. >> there are a lot of new year's eve traditions across the area. some get creative. >> we'll show you where they celebrate the new year by dropping that giant peep. plus, it's resolution time. if quitting smoking is a goal for you, we'll show you one trick this guy used to kick the habit. >> taking a live look at center city. we stayed dry for the fireworks. now on new year's day i'm sure you have plans. i'll let you know how cold it's going to get and the changes in store for the weekend.
or so. that after all of the rain we saw a few days ago. 29 degrees in the poconos, 38 in trenton, 38 in atlantic city, 39 in dover. temperatures close to 40 in wilmington. so it's a big change from this time yesterday. 13 degrees colder in the poconos, same in atlantic city, about 14 degrees colder in millville and down 11 degrees in dover. satellite shows us that we're dealing with a few clouds. we go into the afternoon we'll start to see clouds clearing up a bit. we'll see our wind speeds moving in from the northwest and the west. so you will notice our feels like temperature will be even colder than the actual temperature. here comes winter. that's the headline. we're going to see the cold air sitting over philadelphia. as we go into the weekend we actually start to see more of an arctic blast. so by monday heading into tuesday, that arctic air is right to the north of philadelphia. so our temperatures will not make it out of the 30s on monday and tuesday.
today we'll push into the mid-40s, 46 in philadelphia, 40 in pottstown, 32 the high in the poconos and temperatures will reach a high of 45 in wild lake. i'm tracking colder temperatures heading into the weekend. good morning. i'm first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. happy new year. you may be heading out to check out the mummers' parade, it does start at 9:00 a.m. they have three performance areas, they start at 15th and market, broad and sansom and broad and carpenter. it ends at broad and washington avenue. you may be heading out to check out mass transit. we're running sunday schedule for septa, a holiday schedule for patco and new jersey transit. well, new york drops the ball but in bethlehem, they drop the giant peep.
the 85-pound peep chick descended as part of the peep fest celebration, the event topped off with a big fireworks show. >> donald trump is starting the new year with a message. coming up why he is calling himself the quote worst nightmare for other candidates. and fire in the sky. we'll show you scenes from a massive hotel fire in dubai.
5:44. a massive skyscraper fire in dubai that began on new year's eve, it burned into the first morning of 2016. the fire broke out at the upscale address hotel around 9:30 last night. more than 12 hours later it was still burning. firefighters were unable to reach the flames. the 63-story building was evacuated. dubai authorities say at least 14 people were hurt. there was no reported death. >> around the world people welcomed 2016 with celebrations and well wishes. security was tight amid concerns about terrorism, but spirits did remain high. nbc's sarah has a look around the world. >> one of the first to ring in the new year setting the stage
with fireworks from the sky tower. similar display but different backdrop in australia. this set on sydney's harbor. thousands gathered along the shore to watch. color filled the sky above hong kong and in taiwan where a fireworks show lasted more than five minutes taking revelers well into 2016. singing and dancing brought a fresh twist to the forbidden city in beijing. the shopping and bar areas were watched over by armed guards part of the holiday security alert. in paris, celebrations were scaled back in the wake of the recent terror attacks in ongoing worries about safety. the annual fireworks show was replaced by a video presentation, along the river. in london a display and perhaps the most famous new year's eve count down in new york city. more than a million people packed times square to watch the
iconic crystal ball drop. out with the old and in with the new year around the world. >> turning to decision 2016, republican front-runner donald trump has put his white house rivals on notice. during his final push of 2015 trump let the others know where he stands saying quote i have a very big lead and i intend to keep it. he also blasted hillary clinton saying she won't do the job. trump added that he will be clinton's worst nightmare if he wins the nomination. >> the new year is not off to a great start for republican hopeful ben carson. several of hills top aides resigned yesterday, questioning carson's readiness for the white house. his campaign manager and communications director both stepped down with less than five weeks to the iowa caucuses. they said they were frustrated with carson allowing his business manager to have so much influence during the campaign. >> the state department released
additional 5500 pages of e-mails from hillary clinton's time as secretary of state before the new year. portions of nearly 300 of those documents were newly classified. the democratic presidential front-runner has said she did not send or receive information that was classified at the time through her personal e-mail account. the account ran on a private server on clinton's home in new york. >> someone in the area is starting off the new year as a millionaire. a $1 million winning powerball ticket was purchased at the sunoco. here are numbers from wednesday night. the mega millions jackpot is $130 million. no one won wednesday's powerball jackpot. that stands at $334 million. the next drawing for mega millions is friday, the powerball drawing is saturday
night. good morning. temperatures starting off this morning a lot cooler than what we saw yesterday. so we're at 41 degrees in philadelphia, 39 in mount holly. 29 in the poconos, 37 degrees in allentown and our city planner shows that as we go into the next few hours by 10:00 a.m., 40. by 1:00, 44 degrees, wind out of the west-northwest at about 11 miles per hour. the wind speeds are going to stay stronger into the rest of today so breezy conditions for us. our feels like temperature is going to be even colder than the high which is 46 degrees. so if you're heading out for the parade or to go shopping early this morning, you want to bundle up. our radar, satellite/radar shows that we're seeing cloudy skies. no rain to tell you about. all of the rain from this system is going to stay far enough to the south. and we'll see mostly sunny
skies. temperatures range between 40 and 47 degrees, breezy. out of the northwest around 10 to 20 miles per hour. so highs around the region today at 46, 40 in pottstown, 44 wilmington and 46 in atlantic city. then heading into tomorrow, even colder. our temperatures take a hit dropping down to the low 40s for philadelphia, 40 degrees in pottstown, we'll see a high tomorrow in atlantic city at 43, it gets even colder than that i'm tracking the details in my seven-day forecast in about 10 minutes. >> thanks, brittney. today many of us will start our new year's resolutions. one of the resolutions we hear year after year is to quit smoking. erica edwards introduces us to a long time smoker who shows us it can be done. >> this guy looks tough and sounds tough. >> it's a done deal. >> reporter: that's nothing compared to the first week after giving up cigarettes. >> talk about tough. >> bob did it, though.
quit smoking a year ago after picking up his first cigarette when he was just 14. >> should have done it years ago. >> the right time that worked was when bob realized he wasn't in control of the cigarettes, they controlled him. >> i look at the cigarettes and said you son of a [ bleep ] you own me. that was really the turning point for me to say all right, somehow we're going to war. >> when bob went to war. >> i'm calling. >> this woman provided the artillery. >> i'm so proud of you. >> kelly run as program at carolina's health care system. she is a firm believer in nicotine replacement therapies like the patch and gum. she also shows people how to shake up their routine, disassociating cigarettes with everyday life. >> if you came down every morning and had a cup of coffee and had your first cigarette encourage possibly come down, have a mountain dew.
something different. >> i would drive down different roads. i lived in charlotte 27 years. >> a year later bob remains smoke-free. erica edwards, nbc news. go, go, go! >> coming up next, from rags to riches. we'll explain how this pup went from a shelter to starring on the big screen. plus, the first couple of 2016, we'll tell you how they became man and wife in the middle of more than a million people. [ applause ] >> he vowed to reduce crime. >> because i've had enough and i'm not playing around about it. >> to target guns. >> you can rent a gun in this city. do your business and bring it back. this is insane. >> and put an often overlooked
it's five minutes before 6:00. the nhl's annual winter classic is set to be played today. the bruins host the canadiens. the team's' lum my played on the rink. the game went to a shoot-out and the bruins won 5-4. >> you can see the winter classic today, face-off is 1:00 p.m. >> thousands of dogs sit in shelters and not all of them will be adopted. matt delucia met one dog rescued and now living in the kind of life you expect to see in a hollywood movie.
>> go, go, go. >> max isn't your average dog. at the tender age of 5, he's done more than most canines experience in a lifetime. >> good boy. he's willing to try anything new but not only that he is a great friend. >> but mack may not be here today if lourdes had not found him. >> he came from a kill shelter. in miami area, he was found on the street, and he was rescued. and he had a lot of energy. >> and potential. she has spent her life training dogs. she says this little guy was born to perform, catching frisbees by day and learning new tricks at night. >> i saw a spark in mack. he was a dog -- niles.
>> he is part jack russell and a jack of all trades. but she got a phone call last year she wasn't surprised. >> he kind of casted for it and they loved his look and said let's try it. >> mack may have started in a shelter but now he's a star. having his own movie on the big screen. >> we shot the movie last year and it will come out in january. >> from shelter dog to robo dog, it's been a journey she'll never forget. >> one choice that i made five years ago that saved my life. it's amazing what the shelter dogs can do. >> matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." >> what a cute little guy. >> what a lucky little guy. >> is right. a couple from miami found a big way to close out the year. >> they certainly did. they got married in times square on the count down stage.
they won a contest called the first couple of 2016. they got round trip tickets and other prizes toward the ceremony. it was seen by millions. it was presided over by this guy, the men's clothing -- former men's clothing ceo george zimmer. the couple met through a mutual friend six years ago. congratulations to them. >> first day of their marriage is the first day of the new year. >> look who officiated. >> "nbc 10 news today" at 6:00 a.m. starts right now. get ready. the mummers are coming. in just a few hours. we are away from the start of this philadelphia tradition. we'll take you out there live. >> here is a live picture of where the parade will kick off
in center city. streets are blocked off, security is tight and the city is preparing for the 116th mummers' parade. >> if you plan on heading to the mummers' parade bundle up. 2016 is getting off to a chilly start, we'll get your first alert forecast hour by hour coming up. >> and good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm katy zachry. >> i'm lauren mayk. happy new year to you. let's get your first alert forecast from meteorologist brittney shipp joining us this morning with your first forecast of the new year. a cold one. >> it is a cold one. it's finally going to feel like winter. temperatures are down 13 degrees in poconos, down 8 in allentown, 13 in millville, 13 in atlantic city. 11 degrees colder in dover. so starting out as you are heading out to get a good seat, temperatures are going to be on the colder side. 37 degrees in pottstown, 40 in philadelphia, 39 in wilmington and 39 in dover. you'll notice the wind direction
coming in from the northwest. we'll see wind speeds sustained between 10 to 20 miles per hour. so it's going to feel even colder than some of these temperatures. 10:00 a.m., 41. 1:00 p.m., 44 degrees so again, our temperatures are going to feel colder than the actual temperatures which will be between 40 and 47 degrees. mostly sunny for us, breezy and colder than yesterday. wind speeds will stay out of the west, 10 to 20 miles per hour. i'm tracking even colder weather and as you head back to work next week i'll go over more on that coming up. >> january 1, and that means it is time for the mummers. we're just three hours away from the 116th mummers' parade. >> yeah, it's going to be fun. matt delucia is live in center city where the mummers will begin to strut down broad street. matt, we saw changes to the ro l